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Previously New in the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

List updated: 10/27/17
Next update: 11/03/17
DB 87929 The Egyptologist – By Arthur Phillips - TO CEMENT HIS CAREER, OXFORD-EDUCATED EGYPTOLOGIST RALPH TRILIPUSH USES HIS AMERICAN FIANCEE'S MONEY TO EXCAVATE THE SANDS OF EGYPT'S DESERT IN PURSUIT OF A THEORY BASED ON BITS OF EROTIC HIEROGLYPHS. MEANWHILE, AUSTRALIAN DETECTIVE HAROLD FERRELL IS ON THE HUNT FOR A MURDERER AND ENTERS TRILIPUSH'S ORBIT. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2004.

DB 88011 Magnate - By Joanna Shupe - IN GILDED AGE NEW YORK, ELIZABETH SLOANE WANTS TO OPEN HER OWN STOCK BROKERAGE FIRM. NO ONE WILL BACK SUCH AN ENTERPRISE RUN BY A WOMAN, SO SHE APPROACHES STEEL TYCOON EMMETT CAVANAUGH FOR HELP, OFFERING HIM A WAGER HE CAN'T RESIST. UNRATED. COMMERCIAL AUDIOBOOK. 2016.

DB 88021 Dear Amy – By Helen Callaghan - CAMBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER MARGOT LEWIS ALSO WRITES AN ADVICE COLUMN. AFTER HER STUDENT KATIE BROWNE GOES MISSING, MARGOT BEGINS RECEIVING WRITTEN PLEAS FOR HELP FROM BETHAN AVERY, WHO WAS NEVER FOUND AFTER SHE TOO WENT MISSING--TWO DECADES EARLIER. VIOLENCE, STRONG LANGUAGE, AND SOME EXPLICIT DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX. 2016.

DB 87621 Beyond Words: What Animals Think And Feel – By Carl Safina - ECOLOGIST EXAMINES THE BOUNDARY BETWEEN HUMANS AND NONHUMAN ANIMALS, USING FIELD OBSERVATIONS AS WELL AS LABORATORY RESEARCH INTO BRAIN ACTIVITY. HIGHLIGHTS ELEPHANTS IN AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK IN KENYA, WOLVES IN YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, AND KILLER WHALES OFF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST COAST. 2015.

DB 87503 Scientists Confront Creationism: Intelligent Design And Beyond – Edited By Andrew J. Petto And Laurie R. Godfrey - FOLLOW-UP TO SCIENTISTS CONFRONT CREATIONISM (DB 22225) ADDRESSES THE EVOLUTION OF THE CREATIONISM ARGUMENT TO THAT OF INTELLIGENT DESIGN. FIFTEEN ESSAYS BY SCIENTISTS ARE GROUPED INTO THREE PARTS: ASSESSMENTS OF ANTIEVOLUTIONARY STANCES, SCIENTIFIC PERSPECTIVES REGARDING EVOLUTION, AND UNDERSTANDING SCIENCE AS A WAY TO ENGAGE WITH THE WORLD. 2007.

DB 86314 The End Of Heart Disease: The Eat To Live Plan To Prevent And Reverse Heart Disease – By Joel Fuhrman – THE PHYSICIAN AND NUTRITIONAL RESEARCHER WHO AUTHORED EAT TO LIVE COOKBOOK (DB 77709) AND SUPER IMMUNITY (DB 76611) FOCUSES HERE ON USING DIET TO PREVENT AND REVERSE HEART DISEASE. INCLUDES MEAL PLANS AND RECIPES USING NATURAL NUTRIENT-DENSE FOODS, GREATLY REDUCING ANIMAL PRODUCTS, AND ELIMINATING REFINED GRAINS AND SWEETENERS. 2016.

DB 87821 Miss Elliot’s School for The Magically Minded – By Sage Blackwood – WHEN HER TEACHER GOES MISSING ALONG WITH THE CITY'S PROTECTIVE MAGIC, TROUBLEMAKER AND TALENTED MAGICAL MAIDEN CHANTEL ENLISTS THE HELP OF HER FRIENDS TO PROTECT THE KINGDOM OF LIGHTNING PASS. FOR GRADES 4-7. 2017.

DB 87891 Everybody Cooks Rice – By Norah Dooley - IT'S DINNERTIME, AND CARRIE'S MOM SENDS HER INTO THEIR CULTURALLY DIVERSE NEIGHBORHOOD TO SEARCH FOR HER MISSING BROTHER, ANTHONY. CARRIE DISCOVERS THAT EVERY HOUSE SHE VISITS COOKS WITH RICE. INCLUDES RECIPES. FOR GRADES K-3. 1991.

DB 87839 Alexander Hamilton: The Making Of America – By Teri Kanefield - BIOGRAPHY OF THE FIRST SECRETARY OF TREASURY, FOUNDING FATHER ALEXANDER HAMILTON (1755-1804). BEGINS WITH HIS TRAGIC YOUTH IN THE WEST INDIES AND AMBITION FOR A BETTER LIFE AND CONTINUES UNTIL HIS UNTIMELY DEATH IN A RELUCTANT DUEL IN 1804 WITH VICE PRESIDENT BURR. SOME VIOLENCE. FOR GRADES 5-8. 2017.