National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from mid-September through mid-October each year. The resources in this Special Collection provide an introduction to the culture, identity and direction of the diverse population that is Hispanic.
Arte Latino: Treasures From the Smithsonian American Art Museum by Jonathan Yorba: This book documents 50 Latino artists from the U.S. and Puerto Rico as they explore their identity and influence on U.S. culture over the past two centuries through various media.
For more info, check out the multitude of parenting resources available to you here at CPL.
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- Fatal Vision by Joe McGinnis
- Hunting Eric Rudolph by Henry Schuster
- In Plain Sight: The Startling Truth Behind the Elizabeth Smart Investigation by Tom Smart and Lee Benson
- Devil in the White City: Murder Magic and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson
- Murder in Greenwich: Who Killed Martha Moxley by Mark Fuhrman
- Always looking up: the adventures of an incurable optimist by Michael J. Fox
- Cloris: my autobiography by Cloris Leachman
- Fred Astaire by Joseph Epstein
- I loved, I lost, I made spaghetti by Giulia Melucci
- It was all right: Mitch Ryder's life in music by James A.
There has never been a Superstar who has broken so many boundaries. Take a closer look inside the life of Michael Jackson in Michael Jackson: The Magic, The Madness, The Whole story which follows his life, leading up to his untimely death that shocked the world.
You can also checkout Unmasked: the final years of Michael Jackson.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Eating Raw by Mark Reinfeld
The Green Foods Bible by David Sandoval
Everyday Raw by Matthew Kenney
The Michigan State Fair is going on now through Labor Day. See www.absolutemichigan.com for a schedule of events.
Check out www.Michigan.org for the many festivals and fairs available in just about every city.
Visit our large selections of materials on festivals and fairs. Some to check-out are:
Beautiful Place To Die (PanMacmillan), the debut novel by Sydney-based filmmaker turned crime writer, Malla Nunn, tonight won Sisters in Crime’s Davitt Awards for the best (adult) crime novel by an Australian woman in 2008.
Blue Mountains writer Catherine Jinks took out the Davitt (young adult) for Genius Squad (Allen & Unwin)