Billy Martin: baseball's flawed genius by Bill Pennington
Words without music: a memoir by Philip Glass
My grandfather would have shot me: a black woman discovers her family's Nazi past by Jennifer Teege and Nikola Sellmair ; translated by Carolin Sommer
A fine romance by Candice Bergen
Young Eliot: from St. Louis to The waste land by Robert Crawford
The day Lincoln was shot by Jim Bishop
The darkest dawn: Lincoln, Booth, and the great American tragedy by Thomas Goodrich
Manhunt: the twelve-day chase for Lincoln's killer by James L. Swanson
American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln conspiracies by Michael W. Kauffman
Lincoln's assassins: their trial and execution: an illustrated history by James L. Swanson and Daniel R. Weinberg
A stillness at Appomattox by Bruce Catton
The Civil War, a narrative: Red River to Appomatox by Shelby Foote
Witness to Appomattox by Richard Wheeler
The digital divide: arguments for and against Facebook, Google, texting, and the age of social networking by edited and introduced by Mark Bauerlein
The trip [videodisc] by a Revolution Films, Baby Cow, Aribe Production for BBC
Any given number: the ultimate sports debate: who wore it best, from 00 to 99 by Bill Syken, writer
The last alibi by David Ellis
America's champion swimmer: Gertrude Ederle by written by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Terry Widener
Describes the life and accomplishments of Gertrude Ederle, the first woman to swim the English Channel and a figure in the early women's rights movement
Eleanor quiet no more: the life of Eleanor Roosevelt by written by Doreen Rappaport ; illustrated by Gary Kelley
Explores the life of Eleanor Roosevelt from her upbringing, education, and marriage to Franklin Delano.
Elizabeth leads the way: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the right to vote by Tanya Lee Stone ; illustrations by Rebecca Gibbon
Describes the life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a pioneer of women's rights.
The eve of destruction: how 1965 transformed America by James T. Patterson
1965: the most revolutionary year in music by Andrew Grant Jackson
We were soldiers once— and young: Ia Drang, the battle that changed the war in Vietnam by Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway
Ambition and desire: the dangerous life of Josephine Bonaparte by Kate Williams
The woman I wanted to be by Diane von Furstenberg
Eleanor of Aquitaine: the mother queen of the Middle Ages by Desmond Seward
The woman who would be king by Kara Cooney
Pioneer girl: the annotated autobiography by Laura Ingalls Wilder ; Pamela Smith Hill, editor
Sophia: princess, suffragette, revolutionary by Anita Anand
Daring: my passages: a memoir by Gail Sheehy
The fall of the Ottomans: the great war in the Middle East by Eugene Rogan
The debs of Bletchley Park and other stories by Michael Smith
A brief stop on the road from Auschwitz by Göran Rosenberg ; translated from the Swedish by Sarah Death ; edited by John Cullen
Dead wake: the last crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
Silver screen fiend: learning about life from an addiction to film by Patton Oswalt
Travelling to infinity: my life with Stephen by Jane Hawking
Every day I fight by Stuart Scott ; with Larry Platt
Goldeneye: where Bond was born: Ian Fleming's Jamaica by Matthew Parker
You must remember this [large print]: life and style in Hollywood's golden age by Robert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman
One summer [large print]: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson
I invented the modern age [large print]: the rise of Henry Ford by Richard Snow
In honor of Women's History Month, read the fascinating true stories of some of the many women who have shaped our world.
I am Malala: how one girl stood up for education and changed the world by Malala Yousafzai with Patricia McCormick
Raised in a once-peaceful area of Pakistan transformed by terrorism, Malala was taught to stand up for what she believes. So she fought for her right to be educated. And on October 9, 2012, she nearly lost her life for the cause. --Provided by publisher.
Bon appétit!: the delicious life of Julia Child by Jessie Hartland
Follow Julia Child-chef, author, and television personality-from her childhood in Pasadena, California, to her life as a spy in WWII, to the cooking classes she took in Paris, to publication of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, to the funny moments of being a chef on TV. -- Provided by publisher.
Isabella: the warrior queen by Kirstin Downey
Joan of Arc: a life transfigured by Kathryn Harrison
Sally Ride: America's first woman in space by Lynn Sherr
Arbella: England's lost queen by Sarah Gristwood
Erin go Bragh! The celebration of St. Patrick's Day outside of Ireland is a clear indication of the Irish influence throughout the world. In the United States many cities and towns recognize March 17th with parades and parties to mark the holiday of Ireland's patron saint. Ireland has made a significant contribution to literature and the arts both in the United States and throughout the world. Celebrate the day by sampling a wee bit of Irish culture and history from some of the many titles available in the Library's collection:
Atlas of the Celtic world by John Haywood ; foreword by Barry Cunliffe — A historical, cultural and linguistic survey of the Celtic peoples from prehistoric times to the modern era, presented in a series of 54 full-color maps with accompanying text and 160 illustrations.
Black potatoes: the story of the great Irish famine, 1845-1850 by Susan Campbell Bartoletti — The story of the Great Irish Famine of the late 1840s through the voices of the Irish people.
Celebrate by reading one of these stories about how women have changed history.
Girls think of everything: stories of ingenious inventions by women by Catherine Thimmesh ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Tells the story of how women throughout the ages have responded to situations confronting them in daily life by inventing such items as correction fluid, space helmets, and disposable diapers.
Almost astronauts: 13 women who dared to dream by Tanya Lee Stone ; [foreword by Margaret A. Weitekamp]
Even though the Mercury 13 women did not make it into space, they did not lose, for their example empowered young women to take their place in the sky, piloting jets and commanding space capsules. -- Provided by publisher.
Amelia Earhart's daughters: the wild and glorious story of American women aviators from World War II to the dawn of the space age by Leslie Haynsworth and David Toomey
American women in World War I: they also served by Lettie Gavin
Florence Nightingale: the making of an icon by Mark Bostridge
'Jacqueline': pioneer heroine of the Resistance by Stella King
Across that bridge: life lessons and a vision for change by John Lewis ; with Brenda Jones
Controversy and hope: the civil rights photographs of James Karales by Julian Cox with Rebekah Jacob and Monica Karales ; foreword by Andrew Young
Eyes on the prize: America's civil rights years, 1954- 1965 by Juan Williams, with the Eyes on the prize production team ; introduction by Julian Bond
Pillar of fire: America in the King years, 1963-65 by Taylor Branch
The Italians by John Hooper
Life on Mars. Series 1, discs 1 & 2 [videodisc] by a Kudos Film and Television Production for BBC Wales
Crimson angel: a Benjamin January novel by Barbara Hambly
Elizabeth and Mary: cousins, rivals, queens by Jane Dunn
Female pharaohs [videodisc] by Discovery Communications
Five empresses: court life in eighteenth-century Russia by Evgenii V. Anisimov ; translated by Kathleen Carroll
Livia, Empress of Rome: a biography by Matthew Dennison
My life in Middlemarch by Rebecca Mead
Daughter of empire: my life as a Mountbatten by Lady Pamela Hicks
The Cooked Seed: A Memoir by Min, Anchee
Book of ages: the life and opinions of Jane Franklin by Jill Lepore
Flappers: six women of a dangerous generation by Judith Mackrell
Elizabeth of York: a Tudor queen and her world by Alison Weir