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NEW BOOKS to help you Spring Forward...

by Nic Netzel on 2019-03-11T08:00:00-07:00 in Information and Media Literacy | Comments
Sure, we lost an hour this weekend, but these NEW BOOKS in the library are 100% guaranteed* to help you make up for it, and propel you forward towards enjoyment, education, and excellence...
In honor of people who are Women (and also of Women's History Month) we add bell hooks'  feminism is for everybody, as well as The Feminism Book (Big Ideas, Simply Explained), and in preparation for National Poetry Month (April), the witch doesn't burn in this one, a collection by poet amanda lovelace. In non-fiction, we add Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls.
Other books by and about women include two from Renee Watson (Piecing Me Toghther): a reprint of her debut,  What Momma Left Me, and , Watch Us Rise (co-written with Ellen Hagan), a story of two best friends and their Intersectional-Feminist club.   We also have Angie Thomas' On the Come Up, set in Garden Heights, just like The Hate U Give  (that one is checked out already, but we'll be ordering more).
On student recommendation we've added Trail of Lightning, by Rebecca Roanhorse, the first volume of a new series (The Sixth World) set in a post-climate-apocalypse world with a Native American woman monster-hunter as the lead character.
We've also completed our set of next year's Oregon Battle of the Books list: Mary's  Monster: Love, Madness, and How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein  (an illustrated novel-in-verse), The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik (Hypnotism, Surrealism, Diagrams), and  Portland-local Emily Suvada's This Mortal Coil (book 1 of a series, genetics, technology, apocalypse! (also "coil" is another word for "spring").
We also add TWO winners of the ALA's Schneider Family Award (honoring a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for children and young adults).
  • Five Flavors of Dumb (by Antony John, 2011 Winner)  about a young deaf woman trying to manage the rock band "Dumb" to stardom,  and
  • Anger is a Gift ( by Mark Oshiro, 2019 winner) about an Oakland teen coping with panic attacks, and life, after his father's death.
Another award worthy title is Printz Honor book, A Heart in a Body in the World, by Deb Caletti, about a young woman on a transcontinental run trying to work through a recent life tragedy.
All this plus ...
  • 6 copies (for classroom reading), from Shane Claiborne (last month's Guest Speaker), of his  book on the death penalty, Executing Grace, as well as two other soon-to-be-cataloged books he donated.
  • The last volume for the D&D Club, The Dungeon Master's Guide.
  • The Perils of Perception: Why We're Wrong about Nearly Everything (psychology! statistics! survey analysis! self-delusion!) by Bobby Duffy
  • Another book set in Leigh Bardugo's "Grishaverse" (coming soon to streaming television) world (King of Scars).
  • Lynda Barry's comics creation course Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor
  • More murder mystery from McManus  (Two Can Keep a Secret...), 
  • ....and other great titles from the Junior Library Guild
So please, get a spring in your step, come visit us in the library, and have a read...  (see HERE for an archive of past NEW BOOKS announcements)
Call Number Title Author
153 DUF The perils of perception : why we're wrong about nearly everything Duffy, Bobby.
155.533 DAM Under pressure : confronting the epidemic of stress and anxiety in girls Damour, Lisa, 1970-
305.402 FEM The feminism book Hannah McCann, consultant editor.
305.42 HOO Feminism is for everybody : passionate politics hooks, bell, 1952-
355.009 BAT Battles that changed history senior editors, Hugo Wilkinson, Andrew Szudek.
385.092 RAY The associates : four capitalists who created California Rayner, Richard, 1955-
616.8 CAH Brain on fire : my month of madness Cahalan, Susannah.
777 BAL The inventor and the tycoon : a Gilded Age murder and the birth of moving pictures Ball, Edward, 1959-
792 MIR Hamilton : the revolution Miranda, Lin-Manuel, 1980-
793.93 DUN Dungeon master's guide.  
811.6 LOV The witch doesn't burn in this one Lovelace, Amanda.
973.91 STO The untold history of the United States. Volume 2, 1945-1962 Stone, Oliver.
B JOH Too late to die young : nearly true tales from a life Johnson, Harriet McBryde.
B OBA Becoming Obama, Michelle, 1964-
DVD DRAMA DEVIL The Devil's backbone El Espinazo del Diablo Sony Pictures Classics.
FIC ANT Five flavors of Dumb John, Antony.
FIC ARN The strange fascinations of Noah Hypnotik Arnold, David, 1981-
FIC BAR King of scars Bardugo, Leigh.
FIC CAL A heart in a body in the world Caletti, Deb.
FIC DAO Kingdom of the blazing phoenix Dao, Julie C.
FIC DIA Vita Nostra D︠i︡achenko, Marina.
FIC GIL Picture us in the light Gilbert, Kelly Loy.
FIC JOH The autobiography of an ex-colored man Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938.
FIC JOR Mudbound : a novel Jordan, Hillary, 1963-
FIC JUG Mary's monster : love, madness, and how Mary Shelley created Frankenstein Judge, Lita.
FIC MCM Two can keep a secret McManus, Karen M.
FIC OSH Anger is a gift Oshiro, Mark.
FIC ROA Trail of lightning Roanhorse, Rebecca.
FIC STE Of mice and men Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
FIC SUV This mortal coil Suvada, Emily.
FIC THO On the come up Thomas, Angie.
FIC WAT Watch us rise Watson, Renée.
FIC WAT What Momma left me Watson, Renee.
GNOV 808.02 BAR Syllabus : notes from an accidental professor Barry, Lynda, 1956-
SC ZIT American Indian stories Zitkala-Ša, 1876-1938.
*Mr. Netzel has no qualifications or evidence to back up this guarantee

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