NORTHLAND COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE – New Materials TRF Campus Library
NORTHLAND COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE TRF Campus Library – New Materials April 17, 2015 REFERENCE BOOK 741.5 Gr Edited by Russ Kick The graphic canon of children’s literature: the world’s great kids’ lit as comics and visuals RESERVE BOOK 610.73076 Nc Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott NCLEX-RN questions & answers made incredibly easy, sixth edition Williams & Wilkins NON-FICTION BOOKS 001.2 Cu Edited by Bruce Joshua Miller 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. 020.285 He Herring, Mark Y. Are libraries obsolete? an argument for relevance in the digital age 028.9 Ma 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. 155.33 Ri 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. 170.9 Sh 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. 179.1 Be Bekoff, Marc Rewilding our hearts: building pathways of compassion and coexistence 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. 201.72 Ar 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. 211.8 Ba Bayer, Lex Atheist mind, humanist heart: rewriting the Ten Commandments for the Twenty-first Century 270 Bl 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. 301 Ro 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. 304.2 Ac 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. 305.3 Pr 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. 305.897 No 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. 323.448 Pa Payton, Theresa Privacy in the age of big data: recognizing threats, defending your rights, and protecting your family 327.12 Gr Greenwald, Glenn No place to hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. surveillance state 363.47 Wo Wortley, Richard Internet child pornography: causes, investigation, and prevention 363.738 Ro Robin, Marie-Monique Our daily poison: from pesticides to packaging, how chemicals have contaminated the food chain and are making us sick 364.152 Le 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. 370.89 Ch 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. 398.209 Wa 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. 501 Gl Gleiser, Marcelo The island of knowledge: the limits of science and the search for meaning 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. 610.7301 Nu 610.73076 Nc 614.4 Co Edited by Martha Raile Nursing theorists and their work, 8th edition Alligood 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. 615.8 St 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. 616.462 Sa Saudek, Christopher D. The John Hopkins guide to diabetes A comprehensive and easy-to-read guide to this complex condition. 616.898 Ra Rae, Sarah The fog of paranoia: a sister’s journey through her brother’s schizophrenia 618.92 Ku 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 professionals 618.92 Sa Saul, Richard ADHD does not exist: the truth about attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder 709.747 Ch 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. 741.5 Aa Aamodt, Britt Superheroes, strip artists, & talking animals: Minnesota’s contemporary cartoonists 741.5 Kn 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. 741.5973 Ab Edited by Chris Duffy Above the dreamless dead: World War I in poetry and comics (graphic novel) 741.5973 Ho 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. 770.92 Al Alinder, Mary Street Group f.64: Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, and the community of artists who revolutionized American photography 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. 770.92 Pa 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." 796.332 Ho 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. 796.357 Sw Edited by Steven R. Hoffbeck 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. 799.02 He 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 810.8 Bl 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. 811.54 Gi 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. 863.03 Th Edited by Valerie Miles A thousand forests in one acorn: an anthology of Spanish-language fiction A tremendous introduction to twenty-eight of the most influential Spanish-language authors of the twentieth century 910.452 Si Sides, Hampton In the kingdom of ice: the grand and terrible polar voyage of the USS Jeannette 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. 921 O’N 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. 921 Up 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. 940.04 Ma 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. 940.54 Co Coen, Ross Fu-go: the curious history of Japan’s balloon bomb attack on America Fu-go is a compelling story of a little-known episode in our national history that unfolded virtually unseen. 956.7 Ge 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. 959.704 He 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. 973.7 Ca 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. 973.7476 Ch 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. 973.922 Co Cohen, Andrew Two days in June: John F. Kennedy and the 48 hours that made history 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. 977.004973 Hilger, M. Inez Hi 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. 977.682 Ch My grandfather’s knocking sticks: Ojibwe family life and labor on the reservation 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 century. Child, Brenda J. FICTION BOOKS Do 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. Fl 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. Ja 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. Ma 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. Ra 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. Ro Robinson, Marilynne Lila 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.