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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.

20th Century Factory Glass by Lesley Jackson, Call Number 748.2 J134t

Balance is B.S.: How to Have A Work.Life.Blend by Tamara Loehr, Call Number: 650.13 L825b

The Battle for Room 314: My Year of Hope and Despair in a New York City High School by Ed Boland, Call Number: 973.11 B687b

Cover of Becoming Dr. SeussBecoming Dr. Seuss: Theodor Geisel and the Making of an American Imagination by Brian Jay Jones, Call Number: 813.52 S496b

Bossed Up: A Grown Woman’s Guide to Getting Your Sh*t Together by Emilie Aries, Call Number: 650.108 A698b

China: A 5,000-Year Odyssey by Tan Chung, Call Number: 951 C559c

Depression Sourcebook (5th ed.), Call Number: 616.852 D424 2020

Economics in Two Lessons: Why Markets Work So Well, and Why they Can Fail So Badly by John Quiggin, Call Number: 330.122 Q65e

Cover of Bossed UpEndocrine and Metabolic Disorders Sourcebook (4th ed.), Call Number: 616.4 E566 2020

The Enigma of Clarence Thomas by Corey Robin, Call Number: 347.732 T455r

Essential Great Britain: Fodor’s Travel, Call Number: 941 A569f

First: Sandra Day O’Connor by Evan Thomas, Call Number: 347.732 O188t

Get Well Soon: History’s Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them by Jennifer Wright, Call Number: 614.49 W951g

Getting Out: Youth Gangs, Violence, and Positive Change by Keith Morton, Call Number: 364.4 M889g

Giants of the Monsoon Forest: Living and Working with Elephants by Jacob Shell, Call Number: 599.67 S544g

Global Terrorism (4th ed.) by James M. Lutz and Brenda J. Lutz, Call Number: 363.325 L975g

Cover of Get Well SoonA Guide to the United States Constitution (4th ed.) by Erin Ackerman and Benjamin Ginsberg, Call Number: 342.73 G493g

Heirs of the Founders: Henry Clay, John Calhoun, and Daniel Webster, The Second Generation of American Giants by H.W. Brands, Call Number: 973.5 B819h

Hotbox: Inside Catering the Food World’s Riskiest Business by Matt Lee and Ted Lee, Call Number: 642.4 L479h

Influenza: The Hundred-Year Hunt to Cure the Deadliest Disease in History by Dr. Jeremy Brown, Call Number: 614.518 B878i

The International Harvester Company: A History of the Founding Families and Their Machines by Chaim M. Rosenberg, Call Number: 338.763 R813.3i

Jim Trelease’s Read-Aloud Handbook (8th ed.), Edited and Revised by Cyndi Giorgis, Call Number: 372.452 T788r 2019

Marley Dias Gets It Done and So Can You! by Marley Dias, Call Number: 305.23 D541m
NOTE: The story of the founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks.

Modern Egypt: What Everyone Needs to Know by Bruce K. Rutherford and jeannie L. Sowers, Call Number: 962.05 R975m

Cover of International Harvester Oxford Beginner’s Chinese Dictionary, Call Number: ELA DICT CHI

The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris by Mark Honigsbaum, Call Number: 614.49 H773p

PTSD and Coping with Trauma Sourcebook (1st ed.), Call Number: 616.852 P858p 2020

PTSD and Coping with Trauma Information for Teens (1st ed.), Call Number: 616.852 P858 2020

The Pursuit of Parenthood: Reproductive Technology from Test-Tube Babies to Uterus Transplants by Margaret Marsh and Wanda Ronner, Call Number: 618.178 M366p 2019

Radio: Making Wave with Sound by Alasdair Pinkerton, Call Number: 621.384 P655r

Safe Enough Spaces: A Pragmatist’s Approach to Inclusion, Free Speech, and Political Correction on College Campuses by Michael S. Roth, Call Number: 378.01 R845s

Cover of Study With MeSchool Choice Around the World…and The Lessons We Can Learn, Edited by Pauline Dixon and Steve Humble, Call Number: 379.111 S372s

Spectacular Flops: Game-Changing Technologies That Failed by Michael Brain Schiffer, Call Number: 509 S333s

The State and Politics in Japan by Ian Neary, Call Number: 320.952 n354s

Study with Me: Effective Bullet Journaling Techniques, Habits, and Hacks to be Successful, Productive, and Organized by Jasmine Shao and Alyssa Jagan, Call Number: 371.302 S528s

Surviving Genocide: Native Nations and the United States from the American Revolution to Bleeding Kansas by Jeffery Ostler, Call Number: 973.049 O855s

Cover of Surviving GenocideThat Will Never Work: The Birth of Netflix and the Amazing Life of an Idea by Marc Randolph, Call Number: 338.04 R194t

The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey into Greenland’s Buried Past and Our Perilous Future by Jon Gertner, Call Number: 559.82 G384i

The War of 1812 in the West: From Fort Detroit to New Orleans by David Kirkpatrick, Call Number: 973.523 K597w

Wildhood: The Epic Journey from Adolescence to Adulthood in Humans and Other Animals by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers, Call Number: 591.39 N282w

Writer’s Market 2020: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published (99th annual edition), Call Number: 808.02 W956 2020

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