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TRF Campus Library – New Materials
April 17, 2015
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Edited by Russ Kick
The graphic canon of children’s literature: the world’s great kids’ lit
as comics and visuals
Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott NCLEX-RN questions & answers made incredibly easy, sixth edition
Williams & Wilkins
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Edited by Bruce Joshua
Curiosity’s cats: writers on research
The thirteen writers in Curiosity's Cats offer powerful arguments for the value of
hands-on research, be it chasing documents, cracking mysteries, interviewing longlost subjects, or visiting exotic and not-so-exotic locales.
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Herring, Mark Y.
Are libraries obsolete? an argument for relevance in the digital age
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Manning, Molly Guptill
When books went to war: the stories that helped us win World War II
When America entered World War II in 1941, it faced an enemy that had banned
and burned over 100 million books and caused fearful citizens to hide or destroy
many more. Outraged librarians launched a campaign to send free books to
American troops and gathered 20 million hardcover donations.
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Riggle, Ellen D. B.
A positive view of LGBTQ: embracing identity and cultivating wellbeing
Focusing on how LGBTQ-identified individuals can cultivate a sense of well-being
and a personal identity that allows them to flourish in all areas of life.
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Shermer, Michael
The moral arc: how science and reason lead humanity toward truth,
justice, and freedom
In this provocative and compelling book, Shermer will explain how abstract
reasoning, rationality, empiricism, skepticism-scientific ways of thinking-have
profoundly changed the way we perceive morality and, indeed, move us ever closer
to a more just world.
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Bekoff, Marc
Rewilding our hearts: building pathways of compassion and
In wildlife conservation work, rewilding-to make wild once again-refers to the
creation of corridors between preserved lands that allow declining populations to
rebound. Marc Bekoff, one of our most engaging animal experts and activists, here
applies the concept to human attitudes.
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Armstrong, Karen
Fields of blood: religion and the history of violence
For the first time in American history, religious self-identification is on the decline.
Some have cited a perception that began to grow after Sept 11: That faith in general
is a source of aggression, intolerance and divisiveness-something bad for society.
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Bayer, Lex
Atheist mind, humanist heart: rewriting the Ten Commandments for
the Twenty-first Century
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Blainey, Geoffrey
A short history of Christianity
Looking at the development of the religion itself, as well as the social and economic
forces that have influenced it, the book focuses on the stories of the key players in
Christianity's rise and fall through the ages, as well as how these players shaped
the faith of believers.
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Rousseau, Nathan
Society explained: an introduction to sociology
After an overview of the history of sociology, the book walks readers through
subjects that include individualism; culture; socialization and imagination; values,
money, and politics; marriage and family; religious diversity; and education and
social change.
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Ackerman, Diane
The human age: the world shaped by us
Humans have subdued 75 percent of the land surface, concocted a wizardry of
industrial and medical marvels, and strung lights all across the darkness. We tinker
with nature at every opportunity; we garden the planet with our preferred species of
plants and animals, many of them invasive; and we have even altered the climate,
threatening our own extinction.
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Prince, Liz
Tomboy: a graphic memoir
Eschewing female stereotypes throughout her early years and failing to gain
acceptance on the boys' baseball team, Liz learns to embrace her own views on
gender as she comes of age, in an anecdotal graphic novel memoir.
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Northrup, Jim
Anishinaabe syndicated: a view from the rez
Between 1989 and 2001, Indian Country saw enormous changes in treaty rights,
casino gambling, language renewal, and tribal sovereignty. Jim Northrup, a
thoroughly modern traditional Ojibwe man who writes a monthly syndicated
newspaper column, the Fond du Lac Follies, witnessed it all.
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Payton, Theresa
Privacy in the age of big data: recognizing threats, defending your
rights, and protecting your family
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Greenwald, Glenn
No place to hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S.
surveillance state
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Wortley, Richard
Internet child pornography: causes, investigation, and prevention
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Robin, Marie-Monique
Our daily poison: from pesticides to packaging, how chemicals have
contaminated the food chain and are making us sick
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Leovy, Jill
Ghettoside: a true story of murder in America
On a warm spring evening in South Los Angeles, a young man was shot and killed
on a sidewalk minutes away from his home, one of hundreds of young men slain in
Los Angeles every year. His assailant ran down the street, jumped into an SUV, and
vanished, hoping to join the vast majority of killers in American cities who are never
arrested for their crimes. But as soon as the case was assigned to Detective John
Skaggs, the odds shifted.
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Child, Brenda J.
Boarding school seasons: American Indian families, 1900-1940
Brenda J. Child, a Red Lake Ojibwe and a descendant of boarding school students,
brings to light previously unpublished archival letters from the Flandreau school in
South Dakota and the Haskell Institute in Kansas-letters written by students,
parents and administrators.
Warner, Marina
Once upon a time: a short history of fairy tale
Marina Warner has loved fairy tales over her long writing career, and she explores
here a multitude of tales through the ages, their different manifestations on the
page, the stage, and the screen.
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Gleiser, Marcelo
The island of knowledge: the limits of science and the search for
Physicist Marcelo Gleiser traces our search for answers to the most fundamental
questions of existence, the origin of the universe, the nature of reality, and the limits
of knowledge. In so doing, he reaches a provocative conclusion: science, the main
tool we use to find answers, is fundamentally limited.
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Edited by Martha Raile
Nursing theorists and their work, 8th edition
Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott NCLEX-RN questions & answers made incredibly easy, sixth edition
Williams & Wilkins
Conis, Elena
Vaccine nation: America’s changing relationship with immunization
While vaccination rates have soared and cases of preventable infections have
plummeted, an increasingly vocal cross section of Americans have questioned the
safety and necessity of vaccines.
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Stokker, Kathleen
Remedies and rituals: folk medicine in Norway and the New Land
Kathleen Stokker culls from hundreds of original documents and first-hand accounts
to detail the ingredients, customs, and histories behind natural remedies, potions,
whispered spells, and the infamous “black books” used for centuries by Norway's
folk healers.
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Saudek, Christopher D.
The John Hopkins guide to diabetes
A comprehensive and easy-to-read guide to this complex condition.
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Rae, Sarah
The fog of paranoia: a sister’s journey through her brother’s
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Kutscher, Martin L.
Kids in the syndrome mix of ADHD, LD, autism spectrum, Tourette’s,
anxiety and more: the one-stop guide for parents, teachers and other
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Saul, Richard
ADHD does not exist: the truth about attention deficit and
hyperactivity disorder
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Chalfant, Henry
Training days: the subway artists then and now
In the late 1970s, New York City was bankrupt, dirty and dangerous. Born on these
grimy streets, graffiti rapidly made its mark. Here, twelve legendary graffiti writers
the original subway artists whose creative genius fuelled the earliest flowering of the
movement give first-person accounts of their experiences.
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Aamodt, Britt
Superheroes, strip artists, & talking animals: Minnesota’s
contemporary cartoonists
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Knisley, Lucy
An age of license: a travelogue (graphic novel)
Cartoonist Lucy Knisley got an opportunity that most only dream of: a travelexpenses-paid trip to Europe and Scandinavia, thanks to a book tour.
Edited by Chris Duffy
Above the dreamless dead: World War I in poetry and comics
(graphic novel)
Hobbs, Eric
Family ties: an Alaskan crime drama (graphic novel)
Hoping to secure a future for his children, an aging Alaskan crime boss looks to
retire and divide his empire amongst his three heirs. But when his idealistic son
refuses the inheritance, the old man disowns him. This turns out to be a fatal
mistake when he sees his cold-blooded daughters use their new-found power and
influence against him.
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Alinder, Mary Street
Group f.64: Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham,
and the community of artists who revolutionized American
Group f.64, first identified as such in a 1932 exhibition, was one of the first modern
art movements defined by women and men working as equals.
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Parks, Gordon
A choice of weapons
Gordon Parks-photographer for Life magazine, writer, composer, artist, and
filmmaker-was only 16 in 1928 when he moved from Kansas to St. Paul, Minnesota,
after his mother's death. There, homeless and hungry, he began his fight to survive,
to educate himself, and to "prove my worth."
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Holstein, James A.
Is there life after football? surviving the NFL
The authors begin with an analysis of the ’bubble’-like conditions of privilege that
NFL players experience while playing, conditions that often leave players
unprepared for the real world once they retire and must manage their own lives.
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Swinging for the fences: Black baseball in Minnesota
From the early formation of barnstorming teams that toured the state to the moment
Dave Winfield hit number three thousand, Minnesota's African American ball players
have made the state a land of baseball. However, the stories of many black players
parallel the larger struggle for civil rights.
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You’re not lost if you can still see the truck: the further adventures of
America’s everyman outdoorsman
This is the second collection of Heavey's pieces from Field & Stream, as well as his
writing from the Washington Post and elsewhere.
Heavey, Bill
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Edited by Alexs Pate
Blues Vision: African American writing from Minnesota
A rich Minnesota literary tradition is brought into the spotlight in this groundbreaking
collection of incisive prose and powerful poetry by forty-three black writers who
educate, inspire, and reveal the unabashed truth.
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Fowler, Virginia C.
Nikki Giovanni: a literary biography (Women writers of color series)
This book focuses on one of the most widely read poets to emerge from the Black
Arts Movement, providing a thorough examination of Giovanni’s life and work, from
her earliest volume of poetry to the most recent.
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Edited by Valerie Miles
A thousand forests in one acorn: an anthology of Spanish-language
A tremendous introduction to twenty-eight of the most influential Spanish-language
authors of the twentieth century
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Sides, Hampton
In the kingdom of ice: the grand and terrible polar voyage of the USS
In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped
areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of
ice rimming the northern oceans, although theories abounded.
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Dowling, Robert M.
Eugene O’Neill: a life in four acts
A major new biography of the Nobel Prize-winning playwright who’s brilliantly
original plays revolutionized American theater.
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Batchelor, Bob
John Updike, a critical biography
Widely considered "America's Man of Letters," John Updike is a prolific novelist and
critic with an unprecedented range of work across more than 50 years. No author
has ever written from the variety of vantages or spanned topics like Updike did.
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Manco, Jean
Ancestral journeys: the peopling of Europe from the first venturers to
the Vikings
Who are the Europeans? Where did they come from? In recent years scientific
advances have yielded a mass of new data, turning accepted ideas upside down.
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Coen, Ross
Fu-go: the curious history of Japan’s balloon bomb attack on
Fu-go is a compelling story of a little-known episode in our national history that
unfolded virtually unseen.
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Germain, Deanna
Reaching past the wire: a nurse at Abu Ghraib
Lt. Col. Germain offers an account of life as a nursing supervisor behind the fortified
gates of Abu Ghraib. Her duty, to treat Iraqi prisoners in need of medical attention.
Shortly after she arrived, the notorious prison made headlines around the world for
abuses that had stopped months before.
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Heikkila, Kim
Sisterhood of war: Minnesota women in Vietnam
Historian Kim Heikkila delves into the experiences of fifteen nurse veterans from
Minnesota, exploring what drove them to enlist, what happened to them in-country,
and how the war changed their lives.
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Canku, Clifford
The Dakota prisoner of war letters
In April 1863-after the Dakota War of 1862, after the hanging of thirty-eight Dakota
men in the largest mass execution in U.S. history-some 270 Dakota men were
moved from Mankato, Minnesota, to a prison at Camp McClellan in Davenport,
Iowa. Desperate to connect with their families, many of these prisoners of war
learned to write.
Christgau, John
Birch Coulie: the epic battle of the Dakota War
In the days following the Battle of Birch Coulie, the decisive battle in the deadly
Dakota War of 1862, one of President Lincoln's private secretaries wrote: "There
has hardly been an outbreak so treacherous, so sudden, so bitter, and so bloody,
as that which filled the State of Minnesota with sorrow and lamentation.
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Cohen, Andrew
Two days in June: John F. Kennedy and the 48 hours that made
On two consecutive days in June 1963, in two lyrical speeches, John F. Kennedy
pivots dramatically and boldly on the two greatest issues of his time: nuclear arms
and civil rights.
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Chippewa child life and its cultural background
In the 1930s anthropologist Sister M. Inez Hilger traveled to nine reservations in
Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan to record traditional Chippewa methods of
raising children. Her intriguing study captures the essential details of Chippewa
child life and provides a comprehensive overview of a fascinating culture.
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My grandfather’s knocking sticks: Ojibwe family life and labor on the
Child uses her grandparents' story as a gateway into discussion of various kinds of
labor and survival in Great Lakes Ojibwe communities, from traditional ricing to
opportunistic bootlegging, from healing dances to sustainable fishing. The result is a
portrait of daily work and family life on reservations in the first half of the twentieth
Child, Brenda J.
Doerr, Anthony
All the light we cannot see
Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where
he works as the master of its thousands of locks. When she is six, she goes blind
and her father builds a perfect miniature of their neighborhood so she can memorize
it by touch and navigate her way home. When she is twelve, the Nazis occupy Paris
and father and daughter flee to the walled citadel of Saint-Malo, where her reclusive
great-uncle lives in a tall house by the sea. With them they carry what might be the
museum’s most valuable and dangerous jewel.
Flanagan, Richard
The narrow road to the deep north
A novel of love and war that traces the life of one man, an Australian surgeon, from
a prisoner-of-war camp on the Thai-Burma Death Railway during World War II, up to
the present.
James, Marlon
A brief history of seven killings
On December 3, 1976, just before the Jamaican general election and two days
before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert to ease political tensions
in Kingston, seven gunmen stormed the singer's house, machine guns blazing. The
attack wounded Marley, his wife, and his manager, and injured several others. Little
was officially released about the gunmen, but much has been whispered, gossiped,
and sung about in the streets of West Kingston.
Mandel, Emily St. John
Station Eleven
An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse,
Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior,
and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes
region, risking everything for art and humanity.
Rash, Ron
Something rich and Strange
No one captures the complexities of Appalachia as evocatively as Rash. This
collection of short stories demonstrate his ability to evoke the heart and soul of this
land and its people.
Robinson, Marilynne
Lila, homeless and alone after years of roaming the countryside, steps inside a
small-town Iowa church, the only available shelter from the rain, and ignites a
romance and a debate that will reshape her life.
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