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May Gift Books Published on: June 2, 2017

Gift Books Purchased

Each month a number of books and media are purchased from funds donated by Friends of the Library and other generous donors.  In May 2017 the following items were added to the collection:

 

Friends of the Library

025.313 CAR The Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures
154.63 WHI Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams During the Civil War
398.22 HOR Marvellous Thieves: Secret Authors of the Arabian Nights
508.092 GRA Curators: Behind the Scenes of Natural History Museums
641.5 NOS Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking
641.5636 MOS The Superfun Times Vegan Holiday Cookbook: Entertaining for Absolutely Every Occasion
641.5676 NAT King Solomon’s Table: A Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking from Around the World
641.5942 MEN Chiltern Firehouse: The Cookbook
641.5945 SIL Naples and the Amalfi Coast
641.597 VAL Casa Marcela: Recipes and Food Stories of My Life in the Californias
641.654 LOU Book of Greens: A Cook’s Compendium
649.1512 OGD The Silent Garden: A Parent’s Guide to Raising a Deaf Child
725.76 AL The Strip: las Vegas and the Architecture of the American Dream
779.25 PAR Strong is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves
782.42162092 SEEGER FRE Peggy Seeger: A Life of Music, Love, and Politics
808.066 VER Reviews Are In: Read, Write, and Expand Your Career
809.89287 DIB At Home in the World: Women Writers and public Life, From Austen to the Present
951.057 JOH The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao
OVE 770.92 HAM Irving Penn: Centennial

 

In Honor of Alice Cate Boggis’ 8th Birthday from Mimi and Uncle Pete

JBIOG BLANCHARD Lighter Than Air: Sophie Blanchard, The First Woman Pilot
JBIOG LANGE Dorothea Lange: The Photographer Who Found the Faces of the Depression

 

Gift of Barbara and Roy Butta In Memory of Alexander Butta

JFICTION ROW Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

 

Gift of Sharon Bigelow In Memory of Alexander Butta

JFICTION ROW Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

 

 In Loving Memory of Lester Daniell

EJ OLI Steppin’ Out: Jaunty Rhymes for Playful Times
J 808.1 ALE Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets
J 808.81 LEW Keep a Pocket in Your Poem: Classic Poems and Playful Parodies
J 811.4 DIC Emily Dickinson
J 811.54 MUR Cricket in the Thicket: Poems About Bugs
J 811.6 SCH Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmers’ Market
J 821 KEA A Song About Myself: A Poem

 

In Memory of Lester Daniell

811.54 MOS Almost Complete Poems

 

Presented by the Eigen Family

910.922 LEW Explorers Sketchbooks: The Art of Discovery and Adventure
OVE 759.2 HOC David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-Life

 

In Memory of Grace Doherty Gonzalez

709.252 QUI Broad Strokes: 15 Women Who made Art and made History (In That Order)

 

In Memory of Caroline Hontz

917.47 HEI The Adirondacks: Season by Season

 

Gift of the Independent Thrift Shop

746.432 TRE Hygge Knits: Nordic and Fair Isle Sweaters, Scarves, Hats, and More

 

Gift of the Leffingwell Fund

363.738 DRA Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming
509 WAT Convergence: The idea at the Heart of Science
591.562 PRU The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of mate Choice Shapes the Animal World- and Us
612.8 SAP Behave: The Biology of Human at Our Best and Worst

 

In Memory of John B. Westcott, Jr.

940.53 OLS Last Hope Island: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of the War

 

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