New Books - November, 2009

New books for week of November 30, 2009

SILS Collection

Valentine, Lucia N. Ornament in medieval manuscripts; a glossary. London, Faber and Faber [1965] (ND3335 .V35 1965)

Wolff, Katherine. Culture club : the curious history of the Boston Athenaeum. Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2009. (Z733.B74 W65 2009)

 

Juvenile Collection

Argueta, Jorge. Luna Lunita Lunera = Moony Luna. San Francisco, Calif. : Children's Book Press/Editorial Libros para Niños : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2005. (JE Argueta)


Bosch, Pseudonymous. This book is not good for you. New York, NY : Little, Brown & Co., c2009. (J Bosch)

Take two adventurous outcasts, add one evil organization intent on discovering the secret of immortality, a pinch of puzzles, a dash of clues, and a deliciously evil dessert chef and the result is a recipe for disaster.


Crawford, Brent. Carter finally gets it. New York : Disney Hyperion Books, c2009. (J Crawford)

Cruise, Robin. Little Mamá forgets. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006. (JE Cruise)

Han, Jenny. Shug. New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2006. (J Han)

Mahy, Margaret. Bubble trouble. New York : Clarion Books, 2009. (JE Mahy)

Mayer, Marianna. Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the Brave. New York : Morrow Junior Books, c1994. (JE Mayer)


Pike, Aprilynne. Wings. New York : HarperTeen, c2009. (J Pike)

Laurel was mesmerized, staring at the pale things with wide eyes. They were terrifyingly beautiful-too beautiful for words.Laurel turned to the mirror again, her eyes on the hovering petals that floated beside her head. They looked almost like wings. In this extraordinary tale of magic and intrigue, romance and danger, everything you thought you knew about faeries will be changed forever.


Reynolds, Peter. The dot. Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2003. (JE Reynolds)

Shea, Bob. Big plans. New York, NY : Hyperion Books for Children, c2008. (JE Shea)

Stroud, Jonathan. Heroes of the valley. New York : Disney/Hyperion Books, 2009. (J Stroud)

Swallow, Pamela Curtis. Groundhog gets a say. New York : Puffin Books, 2007. (JE Swallow)

Titus, Eve. Basil of Baker Street. New York : Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Co., c1958. (J Titus)

Viorst, Judith. Absolutely positively Alexander : the complete stories. New York, N.Y. : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c1997. (JE Viorst)

 

Yolen, Jane. A mirror to nature : poems about reflection. Honesdale, Pa. : Wordsong, c2009. (J811.54 Yolen)

Graphic Novels

Ghostface Killah (Rapper); script by Shauna Garr and Marlon Chapman. Cell block Z. New York : Grand Central, 2009. (Graphic Ghostface Killah)


Holm, Jennifer L. & Matthew Holm. Babymouse : our hero. New York : Random House, c2005. (Graphic Holm)

For Babymouse, school is a constant battle between good (Babymouse), evil (Felicia Furrpaws), and more evil (gym class!). Can things get any worse? Yup. Because it?s time for the annual dodgeball tournament. What's a mouse to do? Don?t miss the excitement in Babymouse:Our Hero!


Marr, Melissa. Wicked lovely : desert tales. Los Angeles : Tokyopop [2009]- (Graphic Marr v.1)

Rajendren,Sowmya & Radhika Meghanathan (editors). Chandamama's Ramayana : an epic journey. Chennai : Chandamama India, c2008. (Graphic Ramayana)

New books for the week of November 23, 2009

SILS Collection

Anson, Catherine & Ruth R. Connell. E-book collections. Washington, DC : Association of Research Libraries, c2009. (Z1033.E43 A622 2009)

Bacon, Pamela S. & Tammy K. Bacon. 100+ literacy lifesavers : a survival guide for librarians and teachers K-12. Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2009. (LB1573 .B235 2009)

Budd, John. Framing library instruction. Chicago : Association of College and Research Libraries, 2009. (Z674 .A75 no. 61 no.61)

Burningham, John. John Burningham. London : Jonathan Cape, 2009. (NC978.5.B87 A35 2009)

Fourie, Denise K. & David R. Dowell. Libraries in the information age : an introduction and career exploration. Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, c2009. (Z665 .F74 2009)


Horton, Valerie & Bruce Smith, editors. Moving materials : physical delivery in libraries. Chicago : American Library Association, 2010. (Z712 .M68 2010)

Picking, packing, delivering, and returning library materials can be very time consuming and expensive; yet, it is one of the most important and least understood functions within a library. Until now, little time has been spent studying, exploring, or writing about the physical delivery of library materials. Moving Materials is the guide to contemporary logistics management for libraries. Eleven experts in the field explore every aspect of this multimillion dollar function.


Knowles, Elizabeth. Differentiating reading instruction through children's literature. Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited/ABC-CLIO, c2009. (LB1573 .K626 2009)

Mayer, Brian & Christopher Harris. Libraries got game : aligned learning through modern board games. Chicago : American Library Association, 2010. (Z692.B63 M39 2010)

Tunstall, Patricia. Hiring, training, and supervising library shelvers. Chicago : American Library Association, 2010. (Z682.4.L49 T86 2010)

Walter, Scott & Lori Goetsch. Public engagement. Washington, DC : Association of Research Libraries, 2009. (Z711.7 .W35 2009)

Juvenile Collection

Bataille, Marion. ABC--3D. New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2008. (J428.1 Bataille)

Branley, Franklyn Mansfield. The moon seems to change. New York : Thomas Y. Crowell, c1987. (J523.3 Branley)


Burnett, Karen Gedig. Katie's rose : a tale of two late bloomers. Roseville, CA : GR Pub., c2001. (JE Burnett)

Katie is growing up, jut not as fast as her parents would like. Grandma Rose points out that children, like flowers, will bloom when they are ready. This simple take about respect and acceptance honors children everywhere.


DePaola, Tomie. Brava, Strega Nona! a heartwarming pop-up book. New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2008. (JE DePaola)

Kinney, Jeff. Diary of a wimpy kid : the last straw. New York : Amulet Books, 2009. (J Kinney)

Reinhart, Matthew. The Jungle book : a pop-up adventure New York, N.Y. : Little Simon/Simon & Schuster Children's Pub., c2006. (JE Reinhart)

Sabuda, Robert & Matthew Reinhart. Mega-beasts. Cambridge, MA : Candlewick Press, 2007. (J569 Sabuda)

Shea, Bob. New socks. New York : Little, Brown, c2007. (JE Shea)

Graphic Novels

Ikezawa, Satomi. Othello. New York, N.Y. : Ballantine Books, 2004-2005. (Graphic Ikezawa v.1)

Kirkman, Robert. The walking dead. Berkeley, Calif.: Image Comics, 2006- (Graphic Kirkman bk.2)


Loux, Matthew. The legend of Old Salty. Portland, OR. : Oni Press, 2008. (Graphic Lox)

Eleven-year-oled Jack Putnam and his eight-year-old brother Benny are being dragged against their will on a summer-long vacation with their family to a little port town in Maine named Chowder Bay, far from anyplace fun. But what promises to be a very bleak summer quickly becomes a series of exciting adventures!


Sim, Dave & Gerhard. Jaka's story. [Kitchener, Ont.] : Aardvark-Vanaheim, 1990. (Graphic Sim)


Tanaka, Masashi. Gon. La Jolla, CA : WildStorm Productions, c2007- (Graphic Tanaka v.1)

A tiny dinosaur with a feisty attitude marches across the wilderness defending the friendly and furry from the mean and hungry. Told entirely without words, the stories highlight the amazingly detailed art and visual storytelling genius of creator Masashi Tanaka. An instant sensation in Japan where these comics adventures first appeared., Gon is being reprinted in America for the first time.


Tanaka, Masashi. Gon. La Jolla, CA : WildStorm Productions, c2007- (Graphic Tanaka v.2)

Tanaka, Masashi. Gon. La Jolla, CA : WildStorm Productions, c2007- (Graphic Tanaka v.3)

Tanaka, Masashi. Gon. La Jolla, CA : WildStorm Productions, c2007- (Graphic Tanaka v.4)

Tanaka, Masashi. Gon. La Jolla, CA : WildStorm Productions, c2007- (Graphic Tanaka v.5)

Tanaka, Masashi. Gon. La Jolla, CA : WildStorm Productions, c2007- (Graphic Tanaka v.6)

Tanaka, Masashi. Gon. La Jolla, CA : WildStorm Productions, c2007- (Graphic Tanaka v.7)

Tanemura, Arina. Full moon o sagashite. San Francisco, Calif. : Viz Media, 2005-2006. (Graphic Tanemura v.1)

Thompson, Jill. Death. New York : DC Comics, c2003- (Graphic Thompson v.1)

New books for the week of November 16, 2009

SILS Collection

Andler, Nicolai. Tools for project management, workshops and consulting : a must-have compendium of essential tools and techniques. Erlangen : Publicis, 2008. (HD69.P75 A53 2008)

Bartlett, Allison Hoover. The man who loved books too much : the true story of a thief, a detective, and a world of literary obsession. New York : Riverhead Books, 2009. (Z992.8 .B37 2009)


Goldsmith, Francisca. The readers' advisory guide to graphic novels. Chicago : American Library Association, 2010. (Z692.G7 G655 2010)

With energy and commitment born of professional experience and a deep love for graphic novels, Goldsmith provides the first guide to the genre aimed specifically at readers' advisors, while presenting an abundance of resources useful to every librarian.


Latrobe, Kathy Howard & Judy Drury. Critical approaches to young adult literature. New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c2009. (PN1009.A1 L38 2009)

Pichler, Alois & Herbert Hrachovec (eds.). Proceedings of the 30. International Ludwig Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria 2007. (Vol. 1: Wittgenstein and the Philosophy of Information) Frankfurt : Ontos ;Piscataway, NJ : [Distributed in] North and South America by Transaction Books, 2008. (HM851 .I577 2007 v.1)

Pichler, Alois & Herbert Hrachovec (eds.). Proceedings of the 30. International Ludwig Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria 2007. (Vol. 2: Philosophy of the Information Society) Frankfurt : Ontos ;Piscataway, NJ : [Distributed in] North and South America by Transaction Books, 2008. (HM851 .I577 2007 v.2)

Warner, Julian. Human information retrieval. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2010. (ZA3075 .W375 2010)

Juvenile Collection

Ada, Alma Flor. I love Saturdays y domingos. New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2002. (JE Ada)

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker. Energy makes things happen. New York : HarperCollins, 2003. (J531 Bradley)

Breathed, Berke. A wish for wings that work : an Opus Christmas story. Boston : Little, Brown, c1991. (J Breathed)

Beinstein, Phoebe. Dora's book of words = Libro de palabras de Dora. New York : Simon Spotlight/Nick Jr., c2003. (JE Beinstein)

Chapra, Mimi. Sparky's bark = El ladrido de Sparky. New York : K. Tegen Books, c2006. (JE Chapra)


Cleary, Brian P. I and you and don't forget who : what is a pronoun? Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, c2004. (J428.22 Cleary)

Rhyming text and illustrations of comical cats present numerous examples of pronouns and their functions, from "he" and "she" to "anyone", "neither", and "which."


Cleary, Brian P. How much can a bare bear bear? : what are homonyms and homophones? Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, c2005. (J428.11 Cleary)

Cleary, Brian P. Pitch and throw, grasp and know : what is a synonym? Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, c2005. (J428.11 Cleary)

Cleary, Brian P. Dearly, nearly, insincerely : what is an adverb? Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, c2003. (J428.22 Cleary)

Cleary, Brian P. Under, over, by the clover : what is a preposition? Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, c2002. (428.22 Cleary)

Cleary, Brian P. To root, to toot, to parachute : what is a verb? Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, c2001. (J428.2 Cleary)

Cleary, Brian P. Hairy, scary, ordinary : what is an adjective? Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, c2000. ( J428.2 Cleary)


Colato Laínez, René. Playing lotería. Flagstaff, Ariz. : Luna Rising, c2005. (JE Colato Laínez)

A boy goes to Mexico to visit his grandmother. While there he learns Spanish and helps teach his grandmother English through the game of La Loteria. A bilingual book.


Collins, Suzanne. Catching fire. New York : Scholastic Press, 2009. (J Collins)

Cooper, Susan. The dark is rising. New York, NY : Simon Pulse Paperbacks, 2007, c1973. (J Cooper)

Costales, A. Abuelita, full of life. Flagstaff, Ariz. : Luna Rising, c2007. (JE Costales)

Cumpiano, Ina. Quinito's neighborhood = El vecindario de Quinito. San Francisco, Calif. : Children's Book Press, c2005. (JE Cumpiano)

Curlee, Lynn. Trains. New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2009. (J385.09 Curlee)

Curtis, Jamie Lee. Is there really a human race? New York, NY : Joanna Cotler Books, c2006. (JE Curtis)

Cuyler, Margery. From here to there. New York : Holt, c1999. (JE Cuyler)

De la Cruz, Melissa. Masquerade : a Blue Bloods novel. New York : Hyperion, c2007. (J De la Cruz)

Dorros, Arthur. Ciudades de hormigas. New York : Rayo, [2006], c1995. (J595.79 Dorros)

Donaldson, Julia. Stick Man. London : Alison Green, 2008. (JE Donaldson)

Gans, Roma. How do birds find their way? New York : HarperCollins, 1996. (J598.2 Gans)

Gantos, Jack. The nine lives of Rotten Ralph. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009. (JE Gantos)

Goodman, Allegra. The other side of the island. New York, N.Y. : Razorbill, c2008. (J Goodman)

Hayes, Geoffrey. Benny and Penny in just pretend : a toon book. New York : Raw Junior, 2008. (JE Hayes)

Jiménez, Francisco. Senderos fronterizos. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2002. (J Jimenez)

Lasky, Kathryn. She's wearing a dead bird on her head! New York : Hyperion Paperbacks for Children, 1997, c1995. (JE Lasky)

Mann, Gurinder Singh. Buddhists, Hindus, and Sikhs in America : a short history. New York : Oxford University Press, 2008. (J Mann)


Mikaelsen, Ben. Petey. New York : Hyperion Paperbacks for Children, 2000, c1998. (J Mikaelsen)

Moving to a new town is no fun for Trevor Ladd, and it only gets worse when he protects a nursing home patient from the neighborhood bullies. Walking home from school, he catches the bullies throwing snowballs at a withered old man named Petey. As he chases them off, he can't imagine that his life is about to change. Petey is a touching story of friendship, discovery, and the domination of the human spirit over physical obstacles.


Herbster Readers:


Minden, Cecilia & Joanne Meier; Bob Ostrom, illus. Fun on the playground. Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

In this simple story belonging to the first level of Herbster Readers, Herbie Bear and his classmates like to do all kinds of playground activities during recess. Readers can search for the hidden squares throughout the book's artwork.


Minden, Cecilia. Happy new year, Herbie Bear! Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. The Halloween costume contest Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. The fireworks show Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. A tree for the city Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. Smile for the dentist Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. Every drop helps! Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. Recycling at Grandpa's store Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. The best birthday ever Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. The best cookies of all Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. Postcards from all over Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. A walk across town Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. Prepare for blastoff! Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. Valentines for everyone Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. Hospital helper Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. The make-believe store Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. The Thanksgiving play Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)


Minden, Cecilia. The aquarium adventure Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

In this simple story belonging to the third level of Herbster Readers, Herbie Bear learns about marine biology and has an imaginary adventure in a fish tank during a class field trip to an aquarium.


Minden, Cecilia. An energy expert at home Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. The nice clean park Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. The house of blocks Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. Mom's birthday surprise Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. Lots of stops Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. The drawing lesson Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Minden, Cecilia. Teamwork at Lotsaluck Camp : a storytime book Mankato, Minn. : Child's World, 2009. (JE Minden)

Morales, Yuyi. Nochecita. New Milford, Conn. : Roaring Brook Press, 2007. (JE Morales)

Mortenson, Greg & Susan L. Roth. Listen to the wind : the story of Dr. Greg and Three cups of tea. New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2009. (J Mortenson)


Myron, Vicki & Bret Witter. Dewey : there's a cat in the library! New York : Little, Brown, 2009. (JE Myron)

"When librarian Vicki Myron finds a young kitten abandoned in the Spencer Library return box, she nurses him back to health, deciding then and there that he will be their library cat, and naming him, appropriately, Dewey Readmore Books."--Amazon.com.


Rivera Marín, Guadalupe. My papá Diego and me : memories of my father and his art. San Francisco, Calif. : Childrens Book Press, 2009. (J759.972 Rivera)

Soman, David & Jacky Davis. Ladybug Girl. New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c2008. (JE Soman)

Soto, Gary. Worlds apart : traveling with Fernie and me : poems. New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2005. (J811.54 Soto)

Stone, B. J. Ola's wake. New York : Henry Holt, 2000. (J Stone)

Weill, Cynthia & K.B. Basseches. ABeCedarios : Mexican folk art ABCs in English and Spanish. El Paso, Tex. : Cinco Puntos Press, 2007. (JE Weill)

Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner. What is the world made of? : all about solids, liquids, and gases. New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 1998. (J530.4 Zoehfeld)

Graphic Novels

Abel, Jessica & Gabe Soria. Life sucks. New York : First Second, 2008. (Graphic Abel)

Gaiman, Neil. Batman. Whatever happened to the Caped Crusader? : with other tales of the Dark Knight. New York : DC Comics, c2009. (Graphic Gaiman)

Holm, Jennifer L. & Matthew Holm. Babymouse : heartbreaker. New York : Random House Children's Books, c2006. (Graphic Holm)


Holm, Jennifer L. & Matthew Holm. Babymouse : the musical. New York : Random House Children's Books, c2009. (Graphic Holm)

Dust off your dancing shoes. Babymouse and the gang are taking center stage in the feel-good book of the season! Will Babymouse get the lead in the school musical or will Felicia Furrypaws steal the show? Find out in Babymouse:The Musical! Filled with highsteps and high jinks and starring the critically acclaimed, award-winning Babymouse as herself, this showstopper will have you tapping your toes and singing along!


Holm, Jennifer L. & Matthew Holm. Babymouse : puppy love. New York : Random House, c2007. (Graphic Holm)

Holm, Jennifer L. & Matthew Holm. Babymouse. [6], Camp Babymouse.New York : Random House, c2007. (Graphic Holm)

Holm, Jennifer L. & Matthew Holm. Babymouse : skater girl. New York : Random House, c2007. (Graphic Holm)

Holm, Jennifer L. & Matthew Holm. Babymouse : dragonslayer. New York : Random House, c2009. (Graphic Holm)

Medley, Linda. Castle waiting. Seattle, Wash. : Fantagraphics ;London : Turnaround [distributor], c2006. (Graphic Medley)

Niles, Steve. Criminal macabre. [Vol. 1], A Cal Mcdonald mystery. Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Comics, c2004. (Graphic Niles)

Niles, Steve. Criminal macabre. My demon baby. Milwaukie, Or. : Dark Horse Books, c2008. (Graphic Niles)

Waller, Drake. It rhymes with lust. Milwaukie, OR: Dark Horse Books, 2007.(Graphic Waller)

New books for the week of November 9, 2009

SILS Collection

Aldrich, Clark. The complete guide to simulations and serious games : how the most valuable content will be created in the age beyond Gutenberg to Google. San Francisco : Pfeiffer, c2009. (LB1029.S5 A43 2009)

Berg, Bruce L. Qualitative research methods for the social sciences. Boston : Allyn & Bacon, c2009. (H61 .B4715 2009)

Jennex, Murray E. editor. Knowledge management, organizational memory, and transfer behavior : global approaches and advancements. Hershey, PA : Information Science Reference, c2009. (HD30.2 .K63767 2009)


Lunde, Paul (general editor). The book of codes : understanding the world of hidden messages : an illustrated guide to signs, symbols, ciphers, and secret languages. Berkeley : University of California Press, c2009. (Z103 .B66 2009)

Before this book gets shelved away up in the stacks take a look at this fascinating book. From hieroglyphs and runes to DNA, the Zodiac Killer, "The Da Vinci Code," graffiti, and beyond, this lavishly illustrated encyclopedia surveys the history and development of code-making and code-breaking in all areas of culture and society.


McCarthy, Muriel & Ann Simmons, editors. Marsh's library--a mirror on the world : law, learning and libraries, 1650-1750. Dublin ; Portland, OR : Four Courts Press, c2009. (Z792.5.M37 M37 2009)

Moore, Mary Y. The successful library trustee handbook. Chicago : American Library Association, 2010. (Z681.7.U5 M66 2010)

Rahman, Hakikur editor. Social and political implications of data mining : knowledge management in e-government. Hershey, PA : Information Science Reference, c2009. (JF1525.A8 S63 2009)


Sande, Warren & Carter Sande. Hello world! : computer programming for kids and other beginners. Greenwich, Conn. : Manning, c2009. (QA76.73.P98 S26 2009)

Great for anyone curious about programming! Sande, an electronic systems engineer, provides an introduction to computer programming for kids and others with no previous knowledge of programming. The book uses the Python programming language and covers the basics of topics such as memory, loops, input and output, types of data, sound, and graphics, as well as how to make games. Sande is joined by his son Carter, an elementary student, who gives comments throughout the book. Knowledge of basic computer use is needed.


 

Shariff, Shaheen & Leanne Johnny. Censorship!...or...selection? : confronting a curriculum of orthodoxy through pluralistic models. Rotterdam ;Taipei : Sense Publishers, 2007. (Z658.U5 C3924 2007)

Spencer, John & Christopher Millson-Martula, editors. Critical thinking within the library program. London : Routledge, 2009. (Z711.2 .C8 2009)

Tan, Albert Wee Kwan & Petros Theodorou, editors. Strategic information technology and portfolio management. Hershey, PA : Information Science Reference, c2009. (HD30.2 .S7878 2009)

Walter, Virginia A. Twenty-first-century kids, twenty-first-century librarians. Chicago : American Library Association, 2010. (Z718.2.U6 W358 2010)

Juvenile Collection

Angelou, Maya ; & Edwin Graves Wilson, editor. Maya Angelou. New York : Sterling, c2007. (J811.54 Angelou)


Echols, Jennifer. The ex games. New York : Simon Pulse, 2009. (J Echols)

Brace yourself for the battle of the exes....Hayden and Nick used to be a hot item, but their brief affair ended with a highly publicized breakup. Now the two are "just friends," excluding the occasional flirtation.When Hayden wins the girls' division of a local snowboarding competition, Nick is unimpressed, claiming that Hayden wouldn't have a chance against a guy. Hayden calls Nick's bluff and challenges him to a head-to-head boarding contest. Their mutual friends quickly take sides, the girls on Hayden's and the boys on Nick's, making for an all-out battle of the sexes. This friendly competition is bound to get heated -- and they might end up igniting some old flames.


Emberley, Rebecca. My shapes = Mis formas. Boston : Little, Brown and Co., c2000. (JE Emberley)

Hansen, Diane. Those are my private parts. Redondo Beach, CA : Empowerment Productions, c2007. (J362.76 Hansen)

Turner, Robyn. Georgia O'Keeffe. Boston : Little, Brown, c1991.(J92 O'Keeffe)

Graphic Novels


Cooke, Darwyn. The hunter : a graphic novel. San Diego : IDW Publishing; London : Diamond [distributor], 2009. (Graphic Cooke)

The Hunter, the first book in the Parker series, is the story of a man who hits New York head-on like a shotgun blast to the chest. Betrayed by the woman he loved and double-crossed by his partner in crime, Parker makes his way cross-country with only one thought burning in his mind - to coldly exact his revenge and reclaim what was taken from him! Richard (Donald Westlake) Stark's groundbreaking Parker books are adapted for the first time as a series of graphic novels by Darwyn Cooke. The initial graphic novel brings to life the first Parker book, The Hunter, which introduces readers to the dangerous anti-hero's cold and calculated world of criminals, thugs, and drifters.


Kelly, Walt. Ten ever-lovin' blue-eyed years with Pogo. New York : Simon and Schuster, 1959. (Graphic Kelly)

Kibuishi, Kazu. Amulet (Book 2: the stonekeepers curse). New York : Graphix, 2008- (Graphic Kibuishi bk.2)

Morse, Scott. Magic pickle. New York : Graphix, c2008. (Graphic Morse)

Pekar, Harvey. Studs Terkel's Working : a graphic adaptation. New York : New Press; [Jackson, Tenn.] : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, c2009. (Graphic Pekar)

Sievert, Tim. That salty air. Marietta, Ga. : Top Shelf, 2008. (Graphic Sievert)


Steinberg, David. The adventures of daniel boom a.k.a. loud boy. 1, Sound off! New York, N.Y. : Grosset & Dunlap, c2008. (Graphic Steinberg)

Being the new kid in town with no volume control on his voice, Daniel Boom discovers an even bigger problem: the evil Kid-Rid Corporation has silenced the entire world with their terrible Soundsucker LX machine! Daniel taps into his inner superhero to become Loud Boy, along with his new pals who have bad habits (aka superpowers) of their own. The unlikely heroes are able to turn the tables on the villains, restoring peace and un-quiet to the world once more! But is it the end of Kid-Rid?


 

New books for the week of November 2, 2009

SILS Collection

Akoumianakis, Demosthenes editor. Virtual community practices and social interactive media : technology lifecycle and workflow analysis. Hershey, PA : Information Science Reference, c2009. (HM742 .V57 2009)

Boonin, David & Graham Oddie. What's wrong? : applied ethicists and their critics. New York : Oxford University Press, 2005. (BJ1031 .B66 2004)

Byrne, David & Charles C. Ragin, editors. The SAGE handbook of case-based methods. Los Angeles : SAGE, 2009. (H62 .S2745 2009)


Johnson, Sarah L. Historical fiction II : a guide to the genre. Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2009. (PS374.H5 J64 2009)

This book is a fantastic resource for anyone who loves historical fiction. Each chapter covers a different type of historical fiction (epics, sagas, westerns, and Christian historical fiction). Within each chapter the books and series are divided by location and time period.


Kolawa, Adam. The next leap in productivity : what top managers really need to know about information technology. Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2009. (HD30.2 .K654 2009)

Konstant, Tina & Morris Taylor. Overcoming information overload. London : Hodder Education, 2008. (HD30.2 .K664 2008)

Mueller, Scott. Upgrading and repairing PCs. Indianapolis, Ind. : Que Pub., c2008. (TK7887 .M84 2008)


Ohsawa, Yukio & Katsutoshi Yada, editors. Data mining for design and marketing. Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2009. (QA76.9.D343 D3828 2009)

Editors Ohsawa (systems innovation and engineering, U. of Tokyo) and Yada (management information systems, Kansai U., Japan) have assembled this textbook on the integration of data mining tools and human thinking processes, with expert contributors exploring applications in software design, marketing, industrial design and web development. This book examines how data mining can be implemented to identify consumer patterns through such approaches as chance discovery, knowledge discovery, discourse analysis and the adjacency matrix. With its focus on using social data for marketing and design research, this volume is written for students and researchers headed for a career that includes website design, database retrieval, e-commerce and global teamwork projects. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)


Roncevic, Mirela editor. The Library Journal guide to e-reference resources. New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c2009. (Z711.45 .L53 2009)

Rosenstein, Bruce. Living in more than one world : how Peter Drucker's wisdom can inspire and transform your life. San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, c2009. (HD6955 .R68 2009)

Schoechle, Timothy D. Standardization and digital enclosure : the privatization of standards, knowledge, and policy in the age of global information technology. Hershey : Information Science Reference, c2009. (T58.5 .S316 2009)

Siegel, Gretta editor. Libraries and graduate students : building connections. London; New York : Routledge, 2009. (Z711.92.G73 L48 2009)


Taniar, David editor. Progressive methods in data warehousing and business intelligence : concepts and competitive analytics. Hershey, PA : Information Science Reference, c2009. (HD38.7 .P755 2009)

This book presents the latest trends, studies, and developments in business intelligence and data warehousing contributed by experts from around the globe. Consisting of four main sections, this book covers crucial topics within the field such as OLAP and patterns, spatio-temporal data warehousing, and benchmarking of the subject. (from back cover)


Thompson, Susan M. editor. Core technology competencies for librarians and library staff : a LITA guide. New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c2009. (Z682.35.T43 C67 2009)

Wyatt-Haines, Richard. Align IT : business impact through IT. Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley, 2007. (HD30.213 .W86 2007)

Juvenile Collection

Carroll, Lewis ; original illustrations by John Tenniel ; introduction and notes by Martin Gardner. The annotated Alice : Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass. New York : Norton, c2000. (J Carroll )

Curtis, Jamie Lee. I'm gonna like me : letting off a little self-esteem. [New York, NY] : Joanna Cotler Books, c2002.(JE Curtis)


Martin, Gilles (photos); Philippe J. Dubois & Valérie Guidoux (text). Birds. New York, N.Y. : H.N. Abrams, c2005. (J598 Oiseaux)

From fascinating facts to nesting practices and comparisons of beaks and songs, this informative book features a wide range of feathered friends. Stunning photography brings the birds to life, while the text includes an important message of conservation.


Meyer, L. A. (Louis A.) Rapture of the deep : being an account of the further adventures of Jacky Faber, soldier, sailor, mermaid, spy. Boston : Harcourt, 2009. (J Meyer)


Milway, Katie Smith. One hen : how one small loan made a big difference. Toronto; Tonawanda, NY : Kids Can Press, c2008. (J Milway)

Based on a true story, tells of how a poor Ghanaian boy buys a chicken through a community loan program, which eventually helps lift him, his mother, and his community out of poverty.


Strachan, Bruce. Ancient Egypt : a first look at people of the Nile. New York : Henry Holt, 2006. (J932 Strachan)

Weeks, Sarah. Counting ovejas. New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2006. (JE Weeks)

Graphic Novels


Barnes, Bill. Unshelved. Seattle, Wash. : Overdue Media LLC, 2003. (Graphic Barnes)

Welcome to Unshelved, the world's only daily comic strip set in a public library! Writer Gene Ambaum (the made-up name of a real-life librarian) and co-writer and artist Bill Barnes have been publishing since February 16, 2002. Some of the stories are made up, some of them are based on real life, and some are absolutely true stories sent to us from our readers. And the stranger the story, the more likely it is to be true.


Harper, Charise Mericle. Fashion Kitty. New York : Hyperion Paperbacks for Children, c2005. (Graphic Harper)

Morimoto, Yo. Seraphic feather : Crimson angel (v.1) Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Comics, 2001-. (Graphic Morimoto v.1)

Morimoto, Yo. Seraphic feather : Target zone (v.3) Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Comics, 2001-. (Graphic Morimoto v.3)

Morimoto, Yo. Seraphic feather : Dark angel (v.4). Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Comics, 2001-. (Graphic Morimoto v.4)


Sfar, Joann. Vampire loves. New York : First Second, 2006. (Graphic Sfar)

The adventures of the vampire Ferdinand and his friends, as they flirt with, cheat on, break up, and make up with all manner of unearthly creatures, including ghosts, other vampires, tree-folk, and the occasional golem.


Sina, A. B. Prince of Persia : the graphic novel. New York : First Second, 2008. (Graphic Sina)

Yuki, Kaori. Angel sanctuary. v.2 & v.3 & v.4 San Francisco, Calif. : Viz, 2004-. (Graphic Yuki v.2) & (Graphic Yuki v.3) & (Graphic Yuki v.4)