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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.

Picture Books

Margaret and the Moon: How Margaret Hamilton Saved the First Lunar Landing by Dean Robbins, Call Number: CL Easy Reading 629.45 R632m

Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpre by Anika Aldamuy Denise and Paola Escobar, Call Number: CL Easy Reader 020.92 D395p

Raise Your Hand by Alice Paul Tapper, Call Number: CL Easy Reading 155.2 T175r

Non-Fiction

Becoming a Restaurateur by Patric Kuh, Call Number: 647.95 K961b

Becoming A Teacher by William Ayers, Call Number: 371.1 A977a

A Brief Introduction to Islam by Christopher Partridge, Call Number: 297 B853

A Brief Introduction to Jainism and Sikhism, Edited by Christopher Partridge, Call Number: 294 B853

Cover of Engaging African-American males in Community CollegeEngaging African-American Males in Community College by Ted N. Ingram and james Coaxum, Call Number: 378.198 E571

Sex and Gender in the 2016 Presidential Election by Caroline Heldman, Meredith Conroy, and Alissa R. Ackerman, Call Number: 324.973 H474s

Great Myths of Adolescence by Jeremy D. Jewell, Michael I. Axelrod, Mitchell J. Prinstein, and Stephen Hupp, Call Number: 305.235 J591g

Hazing: Destroying Young Lives, Edited by Hank Nuwer, Call Number: 371.58 H429

HBR Guide to Work-Life Balance: Set Boundaries, Manage Competing Demands, Be Present, Call Number: 650.1 H339

How the Other Half Banks: Exclusion, Exploitation, and the Threat to Democracy by Mehrsa Baradaran, Call Number: 332.109 B223h

Cover of How to Write a Winning Scholarship EssayHow to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay (7th ed.) by Gen and Kelly Tanabe, Call Number: 378.34 T161

The Information-Literate Historian: A Guide to Research for History Students (3rd ed.) by Jenny L. Presnell, Call Number: 907.2 P934i

Ivan the Terrible by Robert Payne and Nihita Romanoff, Call Number: 947.04 Z932p

Migraine: A History by Katherine Foxhall, Call Number: 616.849 F795m

Migrant Crossings: Witnessing Human Trafficking in the U.S. by Annie Isabel, Fukushima, Call Number: 306.362

The Oxford History of Britain (Updated Edition) by Kenneth O. Morgan, Call Number: 941 O98 2010

The Penland Book of Glass: Master Classes in Flamework Techniques, Call Number: 748.2 P411

The Shift: How Seeing People as People Changes Everything by Kimberly White, Call Number: 158.2 W585

Smart Women Finish Rich (20th Anniversary Edition – Expanded and Updated) by David Bach, Call Number: 332.024 B118sm

Student’s Guide to Writing College Papers (5th ed.) by Kate L. Turabian, Gregory G Colomb, Joseph M Williams, Joseph Bizup, and William T FitzGerald, Call Number: 808.06 T929s

Cover of Student's Guide to Writing College PapersThe Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt, Call Number: 940.21 G798s

Teaching at its Best: A Research-Based Resource for College Instructors (4th ed) by Linda B. Nilson, Call Number: 378.17 N712t 2016

Violence Against Women: Global Viewpoints, Edited by Kathryn Roberts, Call Number: 362.88 V795a

Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves by Glory Edim, Call Number: 810.8 W447

Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don’t Matter by Scott Adams, Call Number: 303.342 A217w

The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution by Christopher Hill, Call Number: 322.42 H645w

The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times, and Ideas of the Great Economic Thinkers by Robert L. Heilbroner, Call Number: 330.92 H466w

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