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New Stuff Tuesday – May 23, 2016

Word of Mouse Written by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein; illustrated by Joe Sutphin F Pat Curriculum Collection, Fiction, 2nd floor From Stuart Little to Bernard and Bianca from The Rescuers, these little characters that squeak their way into children’s literature … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 16, 2017

Super Hummingbirds Written by Janet Hess, Narrated by Patricia Clarkson QL 696 .A558 N38 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Did you know that a hummingbird’s heart beats more than 1,200 times in a minute? And that their tiny wings … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — May 2, 2017

Hamilton: original Broadway cast recording by Lin-Manuel Miranda SOU Mir Ham New Arrivals, 2nd floor I freely admit I’m a latecomer to the fanclub for Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hamilton, the 2015 sold-out Broadway sensation that’s recently started an equally sold-out … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 25, 2017

A Survival Guide to the Misinformation Age: Scientific Habits of Mind by David J. Helfand.
Increasingly over the last few years, fake new and pseudoscience have been in the forefront of our lives. However, this is not a new phenomenon; it has been around for decades if not longer. How can we figure out the truth? Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — April 18, 2017

The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking by Brooke Borel ZA3075 .B67 2016 Reference Collection, 2nd floor “If journalism is a cornerstone of democracy, then fact-checking is its building inspector,” claims Brooke Borel in her comprehensive and highly readable guide to fact-checking … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 11, 2017

The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters by Tom Nichols HM851 .N54 2017 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Tom Nichols is a professor of national security affairs at the U.S. Naval War College, and … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 4, 2017

Coyote America: A Natural & Supernatural History by Dan Flores QB 791.3 .R36 2015 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Ooooh, there were so many interesting books on the New Arrivals Island, it was hard to choose just one this week. … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — March 28, 2017

Ivory: Power and Poaching in Africa by Keith Somerville HD9429 .I863 A35 2016 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Keith Somerville’s examination of the Ivory trade offers a complex and intriguing analysis. Beginning with the history of the trade, Somerville tells a … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — March 21

Elvis Style: from zoot suits to jumpsuits by Zoey Goto ML420.P96 G68 2016 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Everybody has heard at least a few of his swoon-worthy ballads or pop tunes that epitomize the ‘60s for many, but how many … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 14

Place Names of Wisconsin by Edward Callary. New Arrivals Island, Call Number F579 .C35 2016.When you’ve read Callary’s fascinating book you’ll know all there is to know about Wisconsin place names. Continue reading

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