[bksvol-discuss] New Books (90) for 10-06

  • From: John Immarino <johni2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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  • Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2009 12:17:09 -0700

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=====FICTION, 26


ANCIENT GREECE, BY ROBERT PAYNE.
A history of Greece from its founding to the advent of Philip of Macedon. Covers all aspects of Greek life, philosophy and literature..
Excellent Quality, 449 Pages.
Copyright 1964.
History, Art and Architecture, Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/85775/

A SISTER'S TEST, BY WANDA E. BRUNSTETTER.
Sit back with a warm cup of herbal tea and sink into the relaxing pleasures of a story from an Amish community, virtually insulated from the fast pace of modern life..
Excellent Quality, 112 Pages.
Copyright 2007.
Literature and Fiction, Religion and Spirituality.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/121840/

A TIME TO LOVE (STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION), BY ROBERT GREENBERGER.
The fifth book in a new mega-series features Commander William Riker as he confronts his estranged father, Kyle Riker -- and his greatest mistake..
Excellent Quality, 274 Pages.
Copyright 2004.
Literature and Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122328/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0743462858/

BETTER THAN GOLD, BY LAURIE ALICE EAKES.
Lily is tired of her one-horse town. Lily Reese can't wait to escape Browning City, Iowa. She's sure she'll be happier in the big city, if only she can save enough money to get there..
Excellent Quality, 170 Pages.
Copyright 2008.
Romance, Religion and Spirituality.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/113945/

DAWN ON A DISTANT SHORE (WILDERNESS, BOOK 2), BY SARA DONATI.
Sara Donati's debut novel, Into the Wilderness, was hailed as "epic in scope, emotionally intense... an enrapturing, grand adventure" (BookPage) and "a captivating saga... definitely the romance of the year when it comes to transcending genre boundaries" (Booklist)..
Excellent Quality, 462 Pages.
Copyright 2000.
History, Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/115790/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0553107488/

DROWN, BY JUNOT DíAZ.
With ten stories that move from the barrios of the Dominican Republic to the struggling urban communities of New Jersey, Junot Díaz makes his remarkable debut..
Excellent Quality, 210 Pages.
Copyright 1996.
Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122327/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/1573220418/

HER CHRISTMAS PROTECTOR, BY TERRI REED.
"IF I CAN'T HAVE YOU, NO ONE WILL." Those words from her abusive ex-husband sent Faith Delange fleeing from everything familiar..
Excellent Quality, 238 Pages.
Copyright 2007.
Romance, Religion and Spirituality.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/116784/

HIS BRIDE FOR ONE NIGHT, BY MIRANDA LEE.
Successful divorce lawyer Daniel Bannister was certain there was no such thing as love. He lived his life with no strings attached, honing his expertise in the courtroom--and the bedroom..
Excellent Quality, 283 Pages.
Copyright 2005.
Romance.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/119629/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/026318563X/

MOONSTRUCK (BORDERLANDS, BOOK 1), BY SUSAN GRANT.
Coalition starship admiral Brit Bandar was one tough woman. A mere intergalactic treaty could never get her to trust the Drakken Horde. There was too much bad blood between the Coalition and the Horde and, for intensely personal reasons, Brit wasn't sure that she was through spilling it! But now a peaceful accord had made Finn Rorkken, a notorious Drakken rogue, second in command on her starship, and through some grand cosmic irony front and center in her thoughts and her heart..
Excellent Quality, 383 Pages.
Copyright 2008.
Romance, Literature and Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/106445/

MR. STRICTLY BUSINESS, BY DAY LECLAIRE.
Mr. February: Gabe "the Pirate" Piretti, business mogul. Vital Statistics: Rich, ruthless and relentless! Mission: Win back the one who got away..
Excellent Quality, 179 Pages.
Copyright 2009.
Romance.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/113908/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0373769210/

OPEN SEASON, BY ARCHER MAYOR.
Why did that staid old lady blow his head off with a shotgun? Jamie's atomized neck was enough to make even the most hardened cop wince. Obviously a setup, thinks Detective Joe Gunther, but the crime soon takes on even more shocking dimension..
Excellent Quality, 316 Pages.
Copyright 1988.
Literature and Fiction, Mystery and Thrillers.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/120319/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0446404144/

QUIET FLOWS THE DON, BY MIKHAL SHOLOKHOV.
A Russian epic set just after the czarist period. Volume one of two from the Nobel prize winning author, Mikhal Sholokhov..
Excellent Quality, 512 Pages.
Copyright 1934.
History, Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122619/

RAVEN'S STRIKE (RAVEN DUOLOGY, BOOK 2), BY PATRICIA BRIGGS.
The Traveler Seraph must use all her cunning and ability as a Raven mage to track down an unimaginable force of destruction known as the Shadowed..
Publisher Quality, 384 Pages.
Copyright 2005.
Literature and Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/54396/

SEE JANE DIE, BY ERICA SPINDLER.
Years ago, a young woman escaped death in a boating accident. Now, 15 years later, danger is all around her again, only this time someone is determined to "See Jane Die.".
Excellent Quality, 369 Pages.
Copyright 2004.
Literature and Fiction, Mystery and Thrillers.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122323/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0778320537/

SHADOWS ON THE SUN (STAR TREK), BY MICHAEL JAN FRIEDMAN.
Explores the life of Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy, from his days as a successful doctor on Earth to his position as Chief Medical Officer on the U.S.S. Enterprise..
Excellent Quality, 340 Pages.
Copyright 1993.
Literature and Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/114191/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0671869094/

SNITCH (OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS SERIES, BOOK 2), BY RENE GUTTERIDGE.
Convinced he has a greater chance to die--of boredom--at his desk job than he ever faced in narcotics, Las Vegas police sergeant Ron Yeager agrees to slip off the retirement track long enough to head up an undercover task force designed to combat the recent surge in auto thefts..
Excellent Quality, 322 Pages.
Copyright 2007.
Romance, Literature and Fiction, Mystery and Thrillers.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/77722/

SPEED TRAP (LOVE INSPIRED SUSPENSE), BY PATRICIA DAVIDS.
Mandy Scott has a hard time keeping her emotions in check as she tries to solve a murder that left a baby motherless and Mandy searching out her feelings for the baby..
Excellent Quality, 214 Pages.
Copyright 2009.
Romance, Literature and Fiction, Mystery and Thrillers, Religion and Spirituality.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/96675/

THE DEVIL YOU KNOW (MORGAN KINGSLEY, EXORCIST #2), BY JENNA BLACK.
Morgan discovers a shocking truth: everything she once believed about her past, her identity, may have been a lie.With a family secret exploding around her and a full-scale demon war igniting. Morgan is a key player in an unsettled world. Then a rogue sociopathic demon enters her life with a bang. His name is The Hunter. And since she is the prey, Morgan has only one choice: to hunt The Hunter down--no matter what heartbreaking truths she uncovers along the way.....
Excellent Quality, 321 Pages.
Copyright 2008.
Literature and Fiction, Mystery and Thrillers, Science Fiction and Fantasy.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/98332/

THE FACE OF DEATH, BY CODY MCFADYEN.
In Shadow Man, Cody McFadyen took the suspense thriller where other writers have feared to tread. He introduced readers to a heroine every bit as dark and edgy as the serial killers she hunts: Special Agent Smoky Barrett..
Excellent Quality, 422 Pages.
Copyright 2007.
Literature and Fiction, Mystery and Thrillers.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/95767/

THE FABULOUS SYLVESTER: THE LEGEND, THE MUSIC, THE SEVENTIES IN SAN FRANCISCO, BY JOSHUA GAMSON. A journey back through the music, madness, and unparalleled freedom of an era of change--the '70s--as told through the life of ultra-fabulous superstar Sylvester..
Excellent Quality, 275 Pages.
Copyright 2005.
Entertainment, History, Biographies and Memoirs, Gay and Lesbian.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/82700/

THE LAST WORD (SOPHIE TRACE TRILOGY, BOOK 2), BY KATHY HERMAN.
Police Chief Brill Jessup has an overflowing plate with a pregnant daughter home from college-- with the whereabouts of the professor father unknown, one cop killed on her watch and another wounded. Threatened herself, will Brill figure out the whole mess before someone gets to her?.
Excellent Quality, 398 Pages.
Copyright 2009.
Romance, Mystery and Thrillers, Religion and Spirituality.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122056/

THE MUSIC OF THE SPHERES, BY ELIZABETH REDFERN.
In 1795 London, agent Jonathan Absey from the Home Office seeks the French spies that infiltrate England, but is haunted by the unsolved murder of his 15-year-old daughter..
Excellent Quality, 427 Pages.
Copyright 2001.
History, Literature and Fiction, Mystery and Thrillers.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/101940/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/042520538X/

THE NYMPHOS OF ROCKY FLATS (FELIX GOMEZ, BOOK 1), BY MARIO ACEVEDO.
The first and only vampire book to be declassified by the federal government ... Felix Gomez went to Iraq a soldier. He came back a vampire..
Excellent Quality, 354 Pages.
Copyright 2005.
Literature and Fiction, Mystery and Thrillers, Science Fiction and Fantasy.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122308/

THE RANA LOOK, BY SANDRA BROWN.
They called it the Rana Look... the exotic, one-of-a-kind allure that only supermodel Rana Ramsey could deliver. Now her beautiful eyes are shielded behind tinted glasses, her famous figure hidden under shapeless dresses, her trademark wild hair falling straight down her back. Rana knows she'll never attract a man this way, and that's just fine with her--until she meets Trent Gamblin..
Excellent Quality, 246 Pages.
Copyright 1986.
Romance.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/118619/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0553576054/

TRAIL TO GUNSMOKE, BY LEE FLOREN.
Dyin' cattle and flying bullets!Young veterinarian Buckley Malone was doing his best to help the struggling farmers and ranchers in Buckbrush City. But somehow the dreaded cow-killing Texas Fever was sweeping through the region, threatening to wipe out the small ranchers, and it was up to Malone to find the answer. He came up with a cure that would stop the Fever, but someone wanted to stop him--dead!.
Excellent Quality, 174 Pages.
Copyright 1980.
Westerns, Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122324/

UNDEAD AND UNWORTHY (QUEEN BETSY #7), BY MARYJANICE DAVIDSON.
As if being a newlywed wasn't tough enough, a pack of formerly feral vampires, hungry for blood and power, pays a visit....
Excellent Quality, 285 Pages.
Copyright 2008.
Romance, Literature and Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/114397/



=====NONFICTION, 19


A BRIEF HISTORY OF IRELAND, BY PAUL E. STATE.
A Brief History of Ireland provides a broad narrative of the central events that have shaped the country, from the arrival of the Celts to recent economic developments that have brought booming prosperity and social change..
Excellent Quality, 413 Pages.
Copyright 2009.
History, Nonfiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122279/

A SUPREMELY BAD IDEA: THREE MAD BIRDERS AND THEIR QUEST TO SEE IT ALL, BY LUKE DEMPSEY. It was an epiphany: The moment two friends showed Luke Dempsey a small bird flitting around the bushes of his country garden, he fell madly in love. But did he really want to be a birder? Didn't that mean he'd be forced to eat granola?.
Excellent Quality, 266 Pages.
Copyright 2008.
Nonfiction, Travel, Biographies and Memoirs, Outdoors and Nature.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/100617/

BEHIND THE STORIES: CHRISTIAN NOVELISTS REVEAL THE HEART IN THE ART OF THEIR WRITING, BY DIANE EBLE. As editor of the "PageTurner's Journal," Diane Eble has interviewed all the top fiction authors in the Christian market. Now, in "Behind the Stories," she shares inspiring personal conversations with each author..
Excellent Quality, 288 Pages.
Copyright 2002.
Nonfiction, Biographies and Memoirs, Religion and Spirituality.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/113914/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0764224638/

CHILDREN OF GOD'S FIRE: A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF BLACK SLAVERY IN BRAZIL, BY ROBERT E. CONRAD. A collection of documents covering all aspects of slavery in Brazil from its beginnings in Portugal and Africa in the fifteenth century to its abolition in 1888..
Excellent Quality, 544 Pages.
Copyright 1994.
Textbooks and Educational Materials, History, Nonfiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122557/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0271013214/

COLONIAL LATIN AMERICA (6TH EDITION), BY LYMAN L. JOHNSON AND MARK A. BURKHOLDER. "Colonial Latin America" -- Sixth Edition -- is indispensable for students who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the fascinating and often colorful history of the cultures, the people, and the struggles that have played a part in shaping Latin America..
Excellent Quality, 445 Pages.
Copyright 2008.
Textbooks and Educational Materials, History, Nonfiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122330/

GRASSLAND: THE HISTORY, BIOLOGY, POLITICS, AND PROMISE OF THE AMERICAN PRAIRIE, BY RICHARD MANNING. The author, an award-winning journalist and nature writer, looks at the grasslands of the American West and Midwest, tracing the region from pre-history to the present..
Excellent Quality, 300 Pages.
Copyright 1995.
History, Nonfiction, Outdoors and Nature.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/105993/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0670853429/

GUERRILLA PRINCE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF FIDEL CASTRO, BY GEORGIE ANNE GEYER.
A flashy, gossipy journalistic biography for those as interested in Castro's paramours as his policies..
Excellent Quality, 456 Pages.
Copyright 1991.
History, Nonfiction, Biographies and Memoirs.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122622/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0316308935/

HEALTH AT OLDER AGES: THE CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF DECLINING DISABILITY AMONG THE ELDERLY, BY DAVID A. WISE AND DAVID M. CUTLER. Americans are living longer and staying healthier longer than ever before. Despite the rapid disappearance of pensions and health care benefits for retirees, older people are healthier and better off than they were twenty years ago..
Excellent Quality, 504 Pages.
Copyright 2008.
Nonfiction, Health, Mind and Body.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122734/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0226132315/

HORACE MANN: A BIOGRAPHY, BY JONATHAN MESSERLI.
In terms of biographers, Horace Mann has been fortunate, both in their number and good will. Grateful interpretations of his work began to emerge immediately after his death in 1859 and have abounded thereafter, reaching something of a climax in 1937, the centennial anniversary of his entrance into the common school reform movement..
Excellent Quality, 615 Pages.
Copyright 1971.
History, Nonfiction, Biographies and Memoirs.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122549/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0394429206/

HOW TO SHOOT AN AMATEUR NATURALIST, BY GERALD DURRELL.
This story of his journey is vintage Durrell: breezy and entertaining as he recounts misadventures and the problems of filming wild animals, serious in his plea for conservation..
Excellent Quality, 205 Pages.
Copyright 1984.
Nonfiction, Animals, Outdoors and Nature.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122737/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0316197173/

IMMOVEABLE FEAST, BY JOHN BAXTER.
A witty cultural and culinary education, Immoveable Feast is the charming, funny, and improbable tale of how a man who was raised on white bread-and didn't speak a word of French-unexpectedly ended up with the sacred duty of preparing the annual Christmas dinner for Parisians..
Excellent Quality, 284 Pages.
Copyright 2008.
Nonfiction, Biographies and Memoirs, Cooking, Food and Wine.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122632/

JOHN MUIR, BY THOMAS LOCKER.
Laced with richly painted landscapes, this book brings readers the world and words of John Muir..
Excellent Quality, 32 Pages.
Copyright 2003.
Biographies and Memoirs, Outdoors and Nature.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122628/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/1555913938/

MESOAMERICAN VOICES: NATIVE-LANGUAGE WRITINGS FROM COLONIAL MEXICO, OAXACA, YUCATAN, AND GUATEMALA, BY KEVIN TERRACIANO AND LISA SOUSA AND MATTHEW RESTALL. Translated into English, these texts were written from the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries by Nahuas from central Mexico, Mixtecs from Oaxaca, Maya from Yucatan, and other groups from Mexico and Guatemala..
Excellent Quality, 255 Pages.
Copyright 2005.
Textbooks and Educational Materials, History, Nonfiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122329/

MESSIANIC JUDAISM: A MODERN MOVEMENT WITH AN ANCIENT PAST, BY DAVID H. STERN. David H. Stern describes Messianic Judaism in terms of its history, its purpose and destiny, its identity, its theology, its culture, its programmatic elements, and its other aspects. In addition, the author explains how Messianic Judaism relates to Christianity and non-Messianic Judaism both in the U.S.A. and in Israel..
Excellent Quality, 332 Pages.
Copyright 2007.
History, Nonfiction, Religion and Spirituality.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122735/

PILGRIMS IN THEIR OWN LAND: 500 YEARS OF RELIGION IN AMERICA, BY MARTIN E. MARTY. "Pilgrims in Their Own Land" is Martin E. Marty's vivid chronological account of the people and events that carved the spiritual landscape of America..
Excellent Quality, 500 Pages.
Copyright 1984.
History, Nonfiction, Religion and Spirituality.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122331/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0140082689/

SHOGUN (A.D. 1600), BY JAMES CLAVELL.
A bold English adventurer. An invincible Japanese warlord. A beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love..
Excellent Quality, 1,172 Pages.
Copyright 1975.
History.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122332/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0385292244/

THE RAPE OF NANKING: THE FORGOTTEN HOLOCAUST OF WORLD WAR II, BY IRIS CHANG.
In "The Rape of Nanking", Iris Chang, a Chinese-American writer whose own grandparents survived the massacre, reveals the full horror of their experience and puts a human face on one of the century's worst atrocities..
Excellent Quality, 294 Pages.
Copyright 1997.
History, Military, Nonfiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/121334/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0465068359/

USHER'S SYNDROME: WHAT IT IS, HOW TO COPE, AND HOW TO HELP , BY TONI HOLLINGSWORTH AND MCCAY VERNON AND DAN FINKELSTEIN AND HUGH T. PRICKETT AND EARLENE DUNCAN. Describes what Usher's syndrome is, how it impacts a person's life, and ways to cope with this dual disability..
Excellent Quality, 97 Pages.
Copyright 1988.
Nonfiction, Disability-Related, Health, Mind and Body.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/120699/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0398054819/

WICKED PLANTS: THE WEED THAT KILLED LINCOLN’S MOTHER AND OTHER BOTANICAL ATROCITIES, BY AMY STEWART. Stewart takes on more than 200 of Mother Nature's most appalling creations and offers this A-to-Z compendium of plants that kill, maim, intoxicate, and otherwise offend..
Excellent Quality, 243 Pages.
Copyright 2009.
Nonfiction, Health, Mind and Body, Home and Garden, Outdoors and Nature.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122314/



=====TEENS & CHILDREN, 45


AARON LETS GO (MAKING OUT, BOOK 14), BY K. A. APPLEGATE.
Beautiful, calculating Claire learns her boyfriend Aaron has slept with Kate. Ben unhappily gives up Nina for her own good and discovers he enjoys Lara's company. David is distracting Aisha as she works to earn a science scholarship and Jake thinks Louise is more than the class slut..
Excellent Quality, 166 Pages.
Copyright 1996.
Romance, Teens, Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/101945/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0380808706/

BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM, BY NARINDER DHAMI.
A very personal story about one girl's willpower to follow her dream..
Excellent Quality, 168 Pages.
Copyright 2002.
Sports, Teens, Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122387/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/1566499518/

DIABETES: THE ULTIMATE TEEN GUIDE, BY LISA P. MERRIMAN AND KATHERINE J. MORAN. Diabetes: The Ultimate Teen Guide is a practical, hands-on guide that addresses the social and health issues specific to diabetic teens..
Excellent Quality, 185 Pages.
Copyright 2004.
Nonfiction, Teens, Health, Mind and Body.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/121886/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0810848066/

DIARY OF A CHAV, BY GRACE DENT.
Fifteen-year-old Shiraz tries to imagine a life for herself beyond the limited expectations of family and peers in her working-class English neighborhood..
Excellent Quality, 234 Pages.
Copyright 2008.
Teens, Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122717/

LIFE SKILLS 101: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO LEAVING HOME AND LIVING ON YOUR OWN (4TH EDITION), BY TINA PESTALOZZI. Revised and updated for 2009, the fourth edition of Life Skills 101 is a valuable guide to the complete spectrum of skills required to successfully master the challenges of living on one's own for the very first time..
Excellent Quality, 186 Pages.
Copyright 2009.
Nonfiction, Teens, Self-Help, Business and Finance.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122550/

LITTLE CHICAGO, BY ADAM RAPP.
Eleven-year-old Blacky Brown reveals to Chicago's Children's Services that he has been sexually abused by his mother's boyfriend and is released into his mother's custody. Thus begins an alternately harrowing and hopeful story of a brave boy's attempts to come to grips with a grim reality..
Excellent Quality, 255 Pages.
Copyright 2002.
Teens, Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/93667/

MISTLETOE: FOUR HOLIDAY STORIES, BY MELISSA DE LA CRUZ AND NINA MALKIN AND AIMEE FRIEDMAN AND HAILEY ABBOTT. Curl up in front of a crackling fire with this collection of holiday treats from four of today's bestselling authors..
Excellent Quality, 229 Pages.
Copyright 2006.
Teens, Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/121237/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0439863686/

PHYSICAL DISABILITIES: THE ULTIMATE TEEN GUIDE, BY DENISE THORNTON.
The issues rising from family, school, and relationships are the same for most teens, but teens who have visual, hearing, or physical impairments have additional obstacles to cope with and overcome as they enter young adulthood..
Excellent Quality, 164 Pages.
Copyright 2007.
Nonfiction, Teens, Disability-Related.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/121887/

RELIGION AND SPIRITUALITY IN AMERICA: THE ULTIMATE TEEN GUIDE, BY KATHLYN GAY. About 40 percent of today's teenagers are curious enough about religion and spirituality to visit faith-based websites each month, and this series of narratives and points of fact punctuated with explanatory text helps by describing a range of beliefs and their applications, focusing on learning and tolerance..
Excellent Quality, 144 Pages.
Copyright 2006.
Nonfiction, Teens, Religion and Spirituality.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/121884/

TEN THINGS I HATE ABOUT ME, BY RANDA ABDEL-FATTAH.
Lebanese-Australian Jamilah, known in school as Jamie, hides her heritage from her classmates and tries to pass by dyeing her hair blonde and wearing blue-tinted contact lenses, until her conflicted feelings become too much for her to bear..
Excellent Quality, 298 Pages.
Copyright 2009.
Teens, Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122719/

THE MOUNTAIN OF ADVENTURE, BY ENID BLYTON.
Mrs. Mannering thinks that a peaceful holiday in the Welsh mountains couldn't possibly land the children in another dangerous adventure..
Excellent Quality, 284 Pages.
Copyright 2007.
Teens, Literature and Fiction, Mystery and Thrillers.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122427/

VOLUNTEERING: THE ULTIMATE TEEN GUIDE, BY KATHLYN GAY.
Written for teenagers, her resource text explores the world of volunteering in the U.S., including an overview of what volunteering is, the range of opportunities that are available, the benefits of participating, and how to get started..
Excellent Quality, 134 Pages.
Copyright 2004.
Nonfiction, Teens.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/121882/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0810849224/

WHO LOVES KATE? (MAKING OUT, BOOK 15), BY K. A. APPLEGATE.
Spring break in Florida is supposed to be fun, so why are the island teens cranky, avoiding each other, yelling in the hotel lobby and halls, slamming doors and losing their appetites? Why are they working at having a good time? Why is only one of them making out?.
Excellent Quality, 163 Pages.
Copyright 1996.
Romance, Teens, Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/102391/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0380808714/

ADVENTURES IN FAIRYLAND, BY ENID BLYTON.
One in a series of six classic Enid Blyton tales of goblins, imps, pixies, wizards and magic. This volume contains nine enchanting tales from the land of the weird and wonderful. This is a collection of wicked wizards, evil enchanters, clever children and lots more..
Excellent Quality, 132 Pages.
Copyright 1993.
Children's Books, Literature and Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/121492/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0099408066/

AMELIA JANE AGAIN!, BY ENID BLYTON.
Amelia Jane is big, bad and the terror of the toy cupboard! In this book, she gives the toys some terrible scares with her mischief and gets poor Teddy to carry her home without him knowing it. Sometimes the toys get their own back....
Excellent Quality, 186 Pages.
Copyright 1946.
Children's Books, Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122874/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0749746688/

ANTEATERS (NATURE'S CHILDREN), BY LORIEN KITE.
Introduces the reader to anteaters, where they live, what they eat, their young and more..
Excellent Quality, 52 Pages.
Copyright 2009.
Children's Books, Nonfiction, Animals.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/99965/

BIGGEST, STRONGEST, FASTEST, BY STEVE JENKINS.
An informative introduction to the "world records" held by fourteen members of the animal kingdom. Each spread portrays an animal that is the largest, slowest, longest lived..
Excellent Quality, 33 Pages.
Copyright 1997.
Children's Books, Nonfiction, Animals.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122623/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0395861365/

CAM JANSEN AND THE MYSTERY OF BABE RUTH BASEBALL, BY DAVID A. ADLER.
The Cam Jansen books are perfect for young readers who are making the transition to chapter books, and Cam is a spunky young heroine whom readers have loved for over two decades..
Excellent Quality, 63 Pages.
Copyright 2004.
Children's Books, Literature and Fiction, Mystery and Thrillers.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122607/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0142400157/

CHARLIE'S RUN, BY VALERIE HOBBS.
To keep his parents from divorcing, eleven-year-old Charlie runs away in the California countryside and rides to the coast with an abused teenage girl. As Charlie learns about city life and kids with difficulties bigger than he ever imagined, he begins to appreciate his family even with its problems..
Excellent Quality, 168 Pages.
Copyright 2000.
Children's Books, Teens, Literature and Fiction, Parenting and Family.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/102042/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0374349940/

CROCODILES (NATURE'S CHILDREN), BY PETER CARVER.
An introduction to crocodiles, including where they live, what they eat, what their skin is like, and who would miss them..
Excellent Quality, 49 Pages.
Copyright 1990.
Children's Books, Nonfiction, Animals.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/98147/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0717226573/

FIVE HAVE A WONDERFUL TIME, BY ENID BLYTON.
Another classic Blyton adventure, featuring Julian, Dick, Anne, George and not forgetting Timmy! The Famous Five are on holiday and they've discovered a ruined castle nearby! The castle looked deserted - but is that a face at the window?.
Excellent Quality, 201 Pages.
Copyright 1997.
Children's Books, Literature and Fiction, Mystery and Thrillers.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122612/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0340681160/

GUS AND GRANDPA AT BASKETBALL, BY CATHERINE STOCK AND CLAUDIA MILLS.
"A great intergenerational team." --Kirkus Reviews Gus loves basketball -- that is, basketball practice with Pete, the coach, and shooting baskets at Grandpa's house with only Grandpa's dog, Skipper, in attendance..
Excellent Quality, 48 Pages.
Copyright 2001.
Children's Books, Sports, Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122624/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0374328188/

HIS BANNER OVER ME, BY JEAN LITTLE.
Based on the story of Little's mother, this book describes the early life of Flora, a girl growing up in rural Canada before World War I. Flora watches her brothers go off to battle, faces tragedy, and decides to become a doctor..
Excellent Quality, 208 Pages.
Copyright 1996.
Children's Books, Teens, Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122599/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0140377611/

IF YOU LIVED WITH THE HOPI , BY ANNE KAMMA.
The history of the Hopi--which means "wise and beautiful people"--is explored through a series of questions and answers, such as "Would you live in a teepee?" and "What did girls have to learn?".
Excellent Quality, 80 Pages.
Copyright 1999.
Children's Books, History, Nonfiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122608/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0590397265/

IF YOU GREW UP WITH ABRAHAM LINCOLN, BY ANN MCGOVERN.
An informative book that answers questions about what it was like to grow up in the time of Abraham Lincoln..
Excellent Quality, 79 Pages.
Copyright 2006.
Children's Books, History.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122592/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0590451545/

IF YOU LIVED AT THE TIME OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, BY ELLEN LEVINE.
This book focuses on the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s..
Excellent Quality, 80 Pages.
Copyright 1990.
Children's Books, History.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122593/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/059042582X/

IF YOU TRAVELED WEST IN A COVERED WAGON, BY ELLEN LEVINE.
A provocative question-and-answer format teaches young readers a multitude of facts about a small slice of American history--life on the Oregon Trail in the 1840s..
Excellent Quality, 80 Pages.
Copyright 1986.
Children's Books, History.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122594/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0590451588/

IF YOU WERE A PIONEER ON THE PRAIRIE, BY JAMES WATLING AND ANNE KAMMA.
This new addition to the popular question-and-answer history series invites readers to step back in time to what it was like growing up 100 years ago on the Great Plains of America..
Excellent Quality, 64 Pages.
Copyright 2003.
Children's Books, History.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122609/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0439414288/

IF YOU LIVED IN THE DAYS OF THE KNIGHTS, BY DAN ANDREASEN AND ANN MCGOVERN.
The setting is England, 1250. It is an intriguing and superstitious world of magic spells, brave knights, and magnificent castles. But, for many, life is very difficult..
Excellent Quality, 80 Pages.
Copyright 2001.
Children's Books, History.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122625/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/043910565X/

IF YOU LIVED WITH THE INDIANS OF THE NORTHWEST COAST, BY PAMELA JOHNSON AND ANNE KAMMA. The Indians who lived along the northern Pacific coast were different from any other Native Americans..
Excellent Quality, 64 Pages.
Copyright 2002.
Children's Books, History.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122626/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0439260779/

IF YOUR NAME CHANGED AT ELLIS ISLAND, BY WAYNE PARMENTER AND ELLEN LEVINE.
A great way to celebrate the centennial of the great immigration movement through Ellis Island, this unique, interactive history book encourages readers to step into the past with its full-color question-and-answer format..
Excellent Quality, 79 Pages.
Copyright 1993.
Children's Books, History.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122611/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0590438298/

IF YOU WERE AT THE FIRST THANKSGIVING, BY BERT DODSON AND ANNE KAMMA.
Written from a child's perspective, this book answers the questions of what it may have been like to have been at the First Thanksgiving celebration, where nearly half of the 52 Pilgrims were 16-years-old and younger..
Excellent Quality, 64 Pages.
Copyright 2001.
Children's Books, History.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122610/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0439105668/

KUMAK'S HOUSE, BY MICHAEL BANIA.
Set in an Inupiat Eskimo village, "Kumak's House" conveys a humorous lesson on life..
Excellent Quality, 32 Pages.
Copyright 2002.
Children's Books, Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122602/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0882405403/

LEOPARDS (NATURE'S CHILDREN), BY JEN GREEN.
An introduction to leopards, including what they eat, how they hunt, the noises they make, and how cubs play..
Excellent Quality, 55 Pages.
Copyright 2009.
Children's Books, Nonfiction, Animals.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/98561/

LIES AND OTHER TALL TALES, BY ZORA NEALE HURSTON.
What's the shortest man you ever seen? I seen a man so short, he had to get up on a box to look over a grain of sand. And the fastest? I seen a man run so hard that he lost his feets..
Excellent Quality, 31 Pages.
Copyright 2005.
Children's Books, History, Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122601/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0060006552/

MICHAEL HAGUE'S MAGICAL WORLD OF UNICORNS, BY MICHAEL HAGUE.
Passages from poems, plays, stories, and proverbs about unicorns..
Excellent Quality, 18 Pages.
Copyright 1999.
Children's Books, Literature and Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122600/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0689828497/

PASSAGE TO FREEDOM, BY HIROKI SUGIHARA AND KEN MOCHIZUKI.
Here is the authorized true story of Chiune Sugihara, the "Japanese Schindler", who saved thousands of Jews during World War II..
Excellent Quality, 32 Pages.
Copyright 1997.
Children's Books, History, Nonfiction, Biographies and Memoirs.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122629/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/1880000490/

PRAIRIE DOGS, BY EMERY BERNHARD.
All across the prairie thousands of prairie dogs duck in and out of burrows, call warnings to one another, and forage for food. Working together to survive, they help sustain the broad spectrum of prairie life..
Excellent Quality, 32 Pages.
Copyright 1997.
Children's Books, Animals.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122604/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0152012869/

RED LEAF, YELLOW LEAF, BY LOIS EHLERT.
Lois Ehlert uses watercolor collage and pieces of actual seeds, fabric, wire, and roots in this innovative and rich introduction to the life of a tree..
Excellent Quality, 35 Pages.
Copyright 1991.
Children's Books, Outdoors and Nature.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122631/

SECRET SEVEN MYSTERY, BY ENID BLYTON.
A girl has mysteriously run away from home and her parents are frantic with worry. Can the Secret Seven follow the clues and catch up with the girl, or will Susie, Jack's troublesome little sister, get in the way?.
Excellent Quality, 120 Pages.
Copyright 2000.
Children's Books, Literature and Fiction, Mystery and Thrillers.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122617/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0340773138/

THE NAUGHTIEST GIRL AGAIN, BY ENID BLYTON.
In this book the naughtiest girl in the school is trying to be good. But someone wants to spoil things for her....
Excellent Quality, 214 Pages.
Copyright 1997.
Children's Books, Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122618/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0340693622/

THE WITCH OF HISSING HILL, BY MARY CALHOUN.
One of the cats that a witch raises changes her life's course forever..
Excellent Quality, 40 Pages.
Copyright 1964.
Children's Books, Literature and Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/121477/

THE WITCH'S PORTRAITS, BY LISA GEURDES MULLARKEY.
Twelve-year-old Laura and her friend Cara discover their neighbor is a witch who entraps her enemies in portraits, and attempt to free the victims. Then they learn the horror of being captured in canvas and the threat of evil witches and orange cats that never goes away!.
Excellent Quality, 183 Pages.
Copyright 1998.
Children's Books, Horror, Teens, Literature and Fiction.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/99031/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0803723377/

URBAN ROOSTS, BY SIERRA CLUB BOOKS STAFF AND BARBARA BASH.
Describes the birds that make their homes in the heart of the city and examines how they have adjusted to such a harsh urban environment..
Excellent Quality, 32 Pages.
Copyright 1990.
Children's Books, Animals, Outdoors and Nature.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122605/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0316083127/

WHERE THE FOREST MEETS THE SEA, BY JEANNIE BAKER.
An extraordinary journey through a tropical rain forest in North Queensland, Australia, following a young boy as he wonders about the survival of his primeval wilderness that is now threatened by civilization..
Excellent Quality, 31 Pages.
Copyright 1987.
Children's Books, Outdoors and Nature.
http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/122606/
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0688063632/

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