February 5, 2014 | madame librarian
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February 3, 2014 | Brad B.
Looking for a new teen Sci-Fi series with a bit of romance and mystery? Try one of these:
The eye of minds by James Dashner
These broken stars by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner
Slated by Teri Terry
For darkness shows the stars by Diana Peterfreund
Legend by Marie Lu
Under the never sky by Veronica Rossi
- African American History Month
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- Black history
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January 31, 2014 | strande
Celebrate African American history month by reading about African American music and musicians.
We shall overcome: the story of a song by written by Debbie Levy ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton
Harlem's little blackbird by Renée Watson ; illustrated by Christian Robinson
Hey, Charleston!: the true story of the Jenkins Orphanage Band by Anne Rockwell ; illustrated by Colin Bootman
Charlie Parker played be bop [kit] by Chris Raschka
January 31, 2014 | SuzyQ
Set in the antebellum United States, the new film 12 Years a Slave is based on the true story of Solomon Northrup, a free black man from upstate New York who is abducted and sold into slavery. The film stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Giamatti, and Brad Pitt. For more reading:
The classic slave narratives by edited and with an introduction by Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Celia, a slave by Melton A. McLaurin
Harriet Jacobs: a life by Jean Fagan Yellin
January 30, 2014 | madame librarian
If you enjoyed Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy we would like to recommend similar books and DVDs in our collection from the “Best Books in Psychology and Philosophy” lists for 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Examined life: excursions with contemporary thinkers by edited by Astra Taylor
Examined life [videodisc] by Sphinx Productions in co- productions with the National Film Board of Canada in association with Ontario Media Development Corporation, TVO and Knowledge Network
The problems of philosophy, by Bertrand Russell by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
A history of western philosophy by Bertrand Russell
January 28, 2014 | Brad B.
January 28, 2014 | Brad B.
January 28, 2014 | goulds
This award recognizes an African American author of outstanding books for children and young adults.
This year's winner is:
P.S. be eleven by Rita Williams-Garcia
This year's honor books are:
March. Book one by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell
Darius & Twig by Walter Dean Myers
Words with wings by Nikki Grimes
January 28, 2014 | daviscrl
Thrill ride by Julie Ann Walker — Ex-navy SEAL Rock Babineaux is as Cajun as they come---spicy, sexy, and more than a bit wicked. But would he actually betray his country? Even his friends on the special-ops Black Knights team aren't sure they can trust him. Now the target of a massive manhunt, Rock knows the only way to protect the team---especially his partner, Vanessa---is to run...
Coming undone by Lauren Dane — More than friends, Brody and Elise discover in each other what they need--wild, physical passion without commitment. But it’ll take a shadow from Elise’s past to make them look beyond what they need to what they truly desire.