New Nonfiction Nov 2012

155.5 MOR Morrison, Betsy S. Self esteem.  New York : Rosen Pub., 2012.
Explores the nature of self-esteem, describes strategies for building confidence, and discusses the correlation between confidence and success.

302.3 RYA Ryan, Peter. Online bullying.  New York : Rosen Pub., 2012.
Examines the nature of online bullying, looks at related laws, discusses prevention methods, and explains how to gather documentation of online bullying.

338.3 JOH

Johanson, Paula. Fish : from the catch to your table. 1st ed. New York : Rosen Central, 2013.
What's the catch? -- Being prepared -- On the road -- In the network -- Making the rules count -- Glossary -- For more information. Presents safety issues in fish as food, covering fishing conditions, processing, shipping, selling conditions, and what you can do to make smart choices.
338.4 HAR

Harmon, Daniel E. Poultry : from the farm to your table. New York : Rosen Central, 2013.
Presents safety issues in poultry as food, covering raising conditions, processing and packaging, environmental concerns, and what you can do to make smart choices.
363.19 BYE

Byers, Ann. Fruits and vegetables : from the garden to your table. 1st ed. New York : Rosen Central, 2013.
Presents safety issues in fruits and vegetables as food, covering growing conditions, processing, shipping, selling conditions, and what you can do to make smart choices.
363.25 HAN

Hansen, Chris. To catch a predator : protecting your kids from online enemies already in your home. New York : Dutton, c2007.
A collection of stories of parents, children, and families whose lives have been altered by child predators; and gives warning about protecting children from online enemies.
616.85 SPA

Spalding, Frank. Antisocial behavior. 1st ed. New York : Rosen Pub., 2012.
Antisocial behavior during the teen years -- Struggling with antisocial impulses -- When you're the victim : coping with the effects of antisocial behavior -- Pushing back : combating antisocial behavior. An examination of antisocial behavior in teenagers, discussing common causes, how teens can cope with its effects and fight against it, and other related topics.
623.4 SHE

Sheinkin, Steve. Bomb : the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon. 1st ed. New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2012.
Examines the history of the atomic bomb, discussing the discovery of the behavior of uranium when placed next to radioactive material, the race to build a bomb, and the impact of the weapon on societies around the world.
636.2 HAN

Hanson-Harding, Brian. Dairy : from the farm to your table. 1st ed. New York : Rosen Central, 2013.
Presents safety issues in dairy products as food, covering the history of the industry, processing, safety of the products, the cost to the environment, and what you can do to make smart choices.
641.3 HAS

Hasan, Heather. Meat : from the farm to your table. 1st ed. New York : Rosen Central, 2013.
Presents safety issues in meat as food, covering raising conditions, processing and shipping, and what you can do to make smart choices.
813 TWA

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. The adventures of Tom Sawyer : a Kaplan vocabulary-building classic for young readers. Abridged. New York : Simon & Schuster, c2006.
The adventures and pranks of a mischievous boy growing up in a Mississippi River town in the early nineteenth century.
813.54 SHU

Shulman, Irving. West Side story : a novelization. New York : Pocket, [1967], c1961.
Maria, a young Puerto Rican girl living in New York, and sister to Sharks gang leader Bernardo, falls in love with Tony, former leader of the rival gang, the Jets, setting the stage for tragedy.
958.1 BOW

Bowden, Mark, 1951-. The finish : the killing of Osama bin Laden. 1st ed. New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, c2012.
Recounts the hunt for and defeat of Osama bin Laden, drawing on unprecedented access to primary sources to trace how key decisions were made, revealing events from the perspectives of an adept President Obama and an increasingly despondent bin Laden.
973.91 GRO

The growth of a superpower : America from 1945 to today. 1st ed. New York : Britannica Educational Pub. :, 2013.
Presents primary source documents and explanatory text that covers the growth and development of America from 1945 until today.
973.91 NEW

A new world power : America from 1920 to 1945. 1st ed. New York : Britannica Educational Pub. :, 2013.
Presents primary source documents and explanatory text that covers the rise of America, as a world power, from 1920 until 1945.
B GRE

Greitens, Eric, 1974-. The warrior's heart : becoming a man of compassion and courage. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2012.
Eric Greitens shares his life journey from being an average kid to working to make a difference in the world's trouble spots and joining the Navy SEALS to protect the weak, and encourages readers to reflect on the power of choice and acts of courage.
B JAC

Jackson, Jeremy, 1973-. I will not leave you comfortless : a memoir. 1st ed. Minneapolis : Milkweed Editions, 2012.
The author reflects on his rural childhood, discussing his first love, the loss of his grandmother, his sister's move to college, and other topics.