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From time to time, when we get a collection of related books into the library we like to share a list on a particular topic, but lately we’ve had some books  come in that are too good not to share, even if they don’t fit with a particular theme. These titles are housed in Cedar Rapids, but you can request them to be delivered to any of the other centers at any time.

Call Number: ELA 004 B366o Title: Only the Names Remain: The Cherokees and the Trail of Tears Author: Alex W. Bealer

Call Number: ELA 362.1 G133f Title: Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science Author:John Fleischman

Call Number: Easy Reading 811.52 T369e Title: Ernest Lawrence Thayer’s Casey At the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888 Author: Ernest Lawrence Thayer Illustrator Christopher Bing

Call Number: 006.6 S651g Title: GIMP for Absolute Beginners Authors:Jan Smith with Roman Joost

Call Number: 153.4 N724m Title: Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking Author: Richard E. Nisbett

Call Number: 153.6 B732b Title: Body Language: How to Read Others, Detect Deceit, and Convey the Right Message Author: James Borg

Call Number: 294.548 K144s Title: The Strength to Say No Authors: Rekha Kalindi with Mouhssine Ennaimi

Call Number: 303.3 B366w Title: Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do Author: Claude M. Steele

Call Number: 305.9 W973i Title: In the Blood: Understanding America’s Farm Families Author: Robert Wuthnow

Call Number: 306.097 H333W Title: A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars Authors: Andrew Hartman

Call Number: 324.973 M231p 2016 Title: Parties and Elections in America: The Electoral Process (7th ed.) Authors: Mark D. Brewer and L. Sandy Maisel

Call Number: 330.973 T871t Title: Time to Get Tough Author: Donald J. Trump

Call Number: 338.4 N468s Title: Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (And Winning) Author: Marion Nestle

Call Number: 362.609 P821s Title: The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America Author: Al-Jen Poo

Call Number: 363.34 E534 Title: Emergency Management: The American Experience 1900-2010 Author: Claire B. Rubin

Call Number: 364.1 C548u Title: Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal Author: Aviva Chomsky

Call Number: 364.1 T574a Title: Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement Author: Devery S. Anderson

Call Number: 364.15 H263a Title: Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture — and What We Can Do About It Author: Kate Harding

Call Number: 365.973 K483u Title: Understanding Mass Incarceration: A People’s Guide to the Key Civil Rights Struggle of Our Time Author: James Kilgore

Call Number: 370.193 B366w Title: Warriors Don’t Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock’s Central High Author: Melba Pattillo Beals

Call Number: 371.1 C284o Title: 101 Careers in Education Authors: John S. Carlson and Richard L. Carlson

Call Number: 371.102 M148t Title: Teach Students How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate Into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation Author: Saundra Yancy McGuire with Stephanie McGuire

Call Number: 371.2 C353o Title: The 160-Character Solution: How Tex Messaging and Other Behavioral Strategies Can Improve Education Author: Benjamin L. Castleman

Call Number: 381.456 B873c Title: Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-hand Clothes Author: Andrew Brooks

Call Number: 598 L785 Title: The Living Bird: 100 Years of Listening to Nature
Author: Gerrit Vyn

Call Number: 599.575 P119L Title: Lions in the Balance: Man-Eaters, Manes, and Men with Guns Author: Craig Packer

Call Number: 616.85 S613c Title: Cutting and Self-Harm Author: Chris Simpson

Call Number: 629.45 F911h Title: Human Spaceflight: From Mars to the Stars Author: Louis Friedman

Call Number: 650.108 M322p Title: The Politics of Promotion: How High-Achieving Women Get Ahead and Stay Ahead Author: Bonnie Marcus

Call Number: 658.4 G663y Title: You Win in the Locker Room First: The 7 Cs to Build a Wining Team in Business, Sports, and Life Authors: Jon Gordon and Mike Smith

Call Number: 658.4 M346c Title: Collaborative Intelligence: Thinking With People Who Think Differently Authors: Dawna Markova and Angie McArthur

Call Number: 658.8 Q51s Title: Social Media Strategy: Marketing and Advertising in the Consumer Revolution Author: Keith A. Quesenberry

Call Number: 770.285 G595g Title: GIMP 2.8 for Photographers Author: Klaus Goekler

Call Number: 791.43 B864f Title: Fantastic Planets, Forbidden Zones, and Lost Continents: The 100 Greatest Science-Fiction Films Author: Douglas Brode

Call Number: 794.8 S797 Title: The State of Play: Creators and Critics on Video Game Culture Editors: Daniel Goldbert and Linus Larsson

Call Number: 941.081 P119v Title: Victoria’s Daughters Author: Jerrold M. Packard

Call Number: 956.91 A134s Title: Syria Author: Samer N. Abboud

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