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The Internet Revolution. Detroit : Omnigraphics, c2005.
Presents a detailed overview of the history of the Internet,
including a narrative account of the origin and development
of the Internet Revolution, biographical background on the
key figures involved in the creation and promotion of it,
and a collection of primary source documents that illustrate
its early history.
155. 4 OLI
Olive, M. Foster. Child Abuse and Stress Disorders. New York :
Chelsea House, c2007. What is stress? -- Health effects of
chronic stress -- Acute stress disorder -- Post-traumatic
stress disorder -- Physical child abuse -- Mental child
abuse and neglect -- Sexual child abuse -- Summary --
Glossary -- Endnotes -- Bibliography. Explores the
correlations between child abuse and stress disorders, and
discusses the long-term effects of traumatic experiences on
both children and adults.
277. 3 CAM
Campbell, Susan, 1959-. Dating Jesus : a story of
fundamentalism, feminism, and the American girl. Boston :
Beacon Press, c2009. The devil's in an air bubble -- I
don't want to preach, but ... -- Knocking doors for Jesus --
A good Christian woman -- The theology of softball -- A
woman's role -- A scary God -- The reluctant female --
Still, small voice -- Water jugs -- Jesus haunts me, this I
291. 1 WOR
Rosenberg, Donna. World Mythology : an anthology of the great
myths and epics. 2nd ed. Lincolnwood, Ill. : NTC Pub.
Group, c1994. Contains fifty-nine myths from Greece and
Rome, the Middle East, Northern Europe, the British Isles,
the Far East, Africa, and the Americas.
World Mythology. Rev. & updated]. Bath, UK : Parragon Pub.,
2005 c1999. Covers the myths and traditions, as well as
social and cultural influences behind civilizations all
around the world.
324. 62 HIL
Hillstrom, Laurie Collier, 1965-. The Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, 2009. The Jim Crow South --
Boycotts, sit-ins, and freedom rides -- The march on
Washington -- Freedom Summer -- Showdown in Selma -- The
Voting Rights Act becomes law -- Legacy of the Voting Rights
Act. "Explains the events that led to the Voting Rights Act
of 1965. Details both the racial discrimination and violence
that pervaded the South and the civil rights protests that
changed American voting rights. Features include a narrative
overview, biographies, primary source documents, chronology,
glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher.
363. 4 PRO
Hill, Jeff, 1962-. Prohibition. Detroit : Omnigraphics, c2004.
Events leading up to prohibition -- Outlawing alcohol -- The
supply -- The thirst -- The enforcers -- The mob --
Opposition and reform -- Amending the amendment -- Legacy of
prohibition -- Bishop James Cannon, Jr. -- Al Capone --
Warren G. Harding -- Charles "Lucky" Luciano -- William
"Bill" McCoy -- Carrie Nation -- George Remus -- Alfred E.
Smith -- Rev. Billy Sunday -- Wayne B. Wheeler -- Mabel
Walker Willebrandt -- Rev. Purley A. Baker of the
Anti-Saloon League calls for national prohibition -- The
Eighteenth Amendment -- Charles Burns recalls running a
speakeasy -- Bill McCoy remembers Rum Row -- Izzy Einstein
on his adventures as a prohibition agent -- Walter Lippman
discusses nullifying the Eighteenth Amendment -- Chicago
daily tribune reports on the Valentine's Day Massacre -- The
Twenty-first Amendment. "Examines Prohibition and the
Eighteenth Amendment and their impact on American life and
society. Features include narrative overview, biographical
profiles, primary source documents, detailed chronology, and
annotated sources for further study."--Provided by
364. 1 DRU
Drugs : Should We Legalize, Decriminalize, or Deregulate?
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1998.
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The Brain. New York : H.W. Wilson, 2009. I. Structure,
functions, and historic approaches to study -- The strange
anatomy of the brain / David Bainbridge -- Brainbox -- In
our messy, reptilian brains / Sharon Begley -- II. Mapping
the mind: advances in brain-imaging technology -- The new
brain / Richard Restak -- Unlocking the secrets of the
brain: part 1 ; Unlocking the secrets of the brain: part 2 /
Tabitha M. Powledge -- MRI: a window on the brain / Paul
Raeburn -- The economics of brains / Gregory T. Huang --
III. Works in progress: brain development from infancy to
adulthood -- Shaping the brains of tomorrow / Ross A.
Thompson -- How the arts develop the young brain / David
Sousa -- The teenage brain / Nora Underwood -- When does
your brain stop making new neurons? / Sharon Begley -- IV.
How the brain processes language -- Addressing literacy
through neuroscience / Steve Miller and Paula A. Tallal --
Mapping metaphor / Kenneth W. Krause -- The correlation
between brain development, language acquisition, and
cognition / Leslie Haley Wasserman -- Brains show two sides
of language function / Bruce Bower -- V. The brain and aging
-- The disappearing mind / Geoffrey Cowley -- The brain in
winter ; The upside of aging / Sharon Begley -- The outlook
for Alzheimer's disease / Tyler A. Kokjohn and Kimbal E.
Cooper -- Neuron killers / Tina Hesman Saey -- Keeping your
brain fit / Christine Larson -- VI. The "hard problem":
efforts to understand human consciousness -- What makes up
my mind? / Joel Achenbach -- The mystery of consciousness /
Steven Pinker -- Brains wide shut? / Patricia Churchland --
Is there room for the soul? / Jay Tolson -- Consciousness in
the raw / Bruce Bower.
612. 82 TAM
Tammet, Daniel, 1979-. Embracing the Wide Sky : a tour across
the horizons of the mind. 1st Free Press hardcover ed. New
York : Free Press, 2009. The author of Born on a Blue Day
combines meticulous scientific research with detailed
descriptions of how his mind works to demonstrate the
immense potential within us all. He explains how our natural
intuitions can help us to learn a foreign language, why his
memories are like symphonies, why there is more to
intelligence than IQ, how our brains turn light to sight,
why too much information can make you stupid, and more.
616 .85 THA
Thakkar, Vatsal, 1972-. Depression and Bipolar Disorder.
Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, c2006. The
depressive disorders -- The bipolar spectrum disorders --
Other mood disorders -- Mood disorders and suicide --
Occurrence of mood disorders -- The development of mood
disorders -- Treatment of mood disorders. Presents an
overview of depression and bipolar disorder, providing
information on its diagnosis and treatment as well as
dispelling commonly held misconceptions.
616 .85 VEA
Veague, Heather Barnett. Personality Disorders. New York :
Chelsea House, c2007. Overview -- "Odd" Cluster --
"Impulsive" -- Personality disorders -- "Anxious"
personality -- Disorders -- Causes of personality disorders
-- Treatment of personality disorders -- Future of
personality disorders -- Endnotes -- Glossary --
Bibliography -- Further reading -- Index. Explores today's
most common psychological disorders by examining their
symptoms, causes, and effects; highlights the brain
chemistry behind the disorders; and demonstrates how various
treatments affect the brain to help ease or eliminate
616. 83 LIL
Lillrank, Sonja. M. Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias.
New York : Chelsea House, c2007.
616. 85 CON
Connolly, Sucheta. Anxiety Disorders. New York : Chelsea House,
c2006. Development of anxiety disorders -- Evaluation and
treatment of anxiety disorders -- Generalized anxiety
disorder -- Separation anxiety disorder -- Social phobia --
Specific phobia -- Panic attacks and panic disorder --
Obsessive-compulsive disorder -- Post-traumatic stress
disorder -- Outlook for the future. Presents an
introduction to anxiety disorders in children and teenagers,
discussing how they can be identified, the medications that
can be used to lessen their symptoms, and the types of
psychotherapies used to treat them.
616. 85 KEE
Keel, Pamela K., 1970-. Eating Disorders. Philadelphia :
Chelsea House Publishers, c2006. Introduction -- Anorexia
nervosa -- Bulimia nervosa -- Binge eating disorder and
eating disorder not otherwise specified -- Causes of eating
disorders -- Treatment -- Future directions -- Glossary --
Bibliography -- Web sites with additional information --
Further reading -- Index. Describes eating disorders such
as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa discussing the
causes and treatment and how it affects the brain and body,
and includes a number of case studies.
616. 85 PEI
Peirce, Jeremy L., 1972-. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity
Disorder. New York : Chelsea House, c2008. .
616. 85 SAL
Salomon, Ron. Suicide. New York : Chelsea, 2008. Discusses the
reasons why many people consider suicide, explores symptoms
with case studies and offers information highlighting brain
function and psychological processes as well as treatments
available through pharmacology and psychotherapy.
616. 85 VEA
Veague, Heather Barnett. Cutting and Self-harm. New York :
Chelsea House, c2008. What is self-harm? -- Who engages in
self-harm? -- Self-harm and mental illness -- What are the
causes of self-harming behavior? -- Identification and
treatment of self-harm -- Prevention: how do we prevent
self-harm?. Explores the nature of self-injury, with
information about its history, diagnosis, possible causes,
616. 86 THA
Thakkar, Vatsal G. Addiction. New York : Chelsea House, c2006.
A brief history of addiction -- Causes of addiction --
Nicotine -- Alcohol and other sedatives -- Marijuana --
Ecstasy -- Cocaine and stimulants -- Heroine and other
opiates -- Inhalants and hallucinogens -- Non-drug
addictions: food, sex, and gambling -- Treatment and
recovery. Examines addiction as a medical and behavioral
phenomenon, reviewing the history of addiction, discussing
its causes, exploring the addictive characteristics of
nicotine, alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and other
substances, and looking at treatment and recovery.
616. 89 VEA
Veague, Heather Barnett. Schizophrenia. New York : Chelsea,
2007. An exploration of the causes, symptoms and treatment
779. 99 SER
Serendipity : an Unexpected Journey in the Land of Serenity;
Photographs by Kim Powell. Premiere edition. Paris : Mona
Bismarck Foundation, 2008. From back cover: When American
photographer, Kim Powell, traveled to Sri Lanka in 2007 on a
professional phot shoot, she never imagined she would begin
her own artistic and philosophical journey. This
installation, which touches the five senses, offers the
visitor a similar chance to absorb the visual and cerebral
richness of Sri Lanka.
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Cross, Charles R. Cobain Unseen. 1st ed. New York : Little,
Brown, 2008. Burning hippies -- American gothic -- Gut bomb
-- Love buzz -- Power team -- Cherry pie -- Nevermind
triskaidekaphobia -- Rape me -- Engagingly lost -- Anti-star
-- The last scream. An authorized portrait of the rock
artist contains previously unreleased archival photographs
and memorabilia and offers insight into his unconventional
creative process, in a volume that is complemented by a CD
recording of Cobain's spoken-word material.
791. 6 CEC
Cecchetti, Diane. Cheerleading Skills : how to cheer like a
champ. Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Elementary/Enslow
Publishers, c2009. This book describes cheerleading skills,
such as hand motions, arm positions, leg positions, jumps,
basic grips to stunts, tumbling, and vocal training.
791. 64 CAR
Carrier, Justin, 1977-. Complete Cheerleading. Champaign, IL :
Human Kinetics, c2006. Voice control -- Motion technique --
Jump technique -- Tumbling -- Stunt safety and spotting --
Basic stunt technique -- Intermediate stunts -- Advanced
stunts -- Single-based stunts -- Tosses -- Pyramids --
Choreography and formations -- Games and pep rallies --
Camps and competitions -- Practicing and conditioning.
793. 73 MOS
Moscovich, Ivan. Leonardo's Mirror & Other Puzzles. New York :
Sterling Pub., c2004. Contains a collection of mathematical
challenges and puzzles that cover a wide range of
mathematical ideas, from probability to geometry, that
provoke curiosity and creative thinking, and includes
Leonardo da Vinci's famous hidden message puzzles.
796. 357 JET
Jeter, Derek. Game Day : My life on and off the field. New York
: Three Rivers, 2001. Photos and commentary by Derek Jeter
show what life is like for the New York Yankees' shortstop.
796. 357 TOR
Torre, Joe, 1940-. The Yankee Years. 1st ed. New York :
810. 9 HIL
Hillstrom, Kevin, 1963-. The Harlem Renaissance. Detroit, MI :
Omnigraphics, 2008. "Provides a detailed, factual account
of the emergence and development of the Harlem Renaissance
and its ongoing effect on American society. Features include
a narrative overview, biographical profiles, primary source
documents, detailed chronology, glossary, and annotated
sources for further study"--Provided by publisher.
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Soto, Gary. Partly Cloudy : poems of love and longing. 1st ed.
Boston : Harcourt, 2009. Poet Gary Soto captures the voices
of young people as they venture toward their first kiss,
brood over bruised hearts, and feel the thrill of first
812. 54 SHA
Shanley, John Patrick. Doubt : a parable. 1st ed. New York :
St. Paul, MN : Theatre Communications Group ; Distributed to
the book trade by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution,
2005. Presents a play set in the Bronx in 1964 about a nun,
Sister Aloysius, who suspects that Father Flynn has more
than a casual interest in the school's first
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Representative American Speeches 2007-2008. New York : H.W.
Wilson Co., c2008. Electing a president: the 2008 campaign.
Nine nineties in nine / Newt Gingrich -- Faith in America /
Mitt Romney -- A four-year vision for America / John McCain
-- Remarks in Washington, D.C. / Hillary Clinton -- Speech
to the Democratic National Convention / Joe Biden -- Welcome
to the rally for the republic and the revolution / Ron Paul
-- Speech to the Republican National Convention / Sarah
Palin -- This is your victory / Barack Obama -- Race in
America. Statement to the House Subcommittee on the
Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties / Eric J.
Miller -- Testimony to the House Subcommittee on the
Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties / Roger
Clegg -- A more perfect union / Barack Obama -- Conventional
wisdom / Janet Murguía -- Speech at the National Press Club
/ Jeremiah Wright -- Mortgage meltdown. Speech at the
National Press Club's newsmakers lunch / John M. Robbins --
Testimony to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary / Nettie
McGee -- Speech to the Economic Club of New York / George W.
Bush -- The Massachusetts foreclosure crisis / John Kerry --
Remarks before the FDIC's forum on mortgage lending to low
and moderate income households / Henry M. Paulson, Jr. --
Testimony to the U.S. House Committee on Government
Oversight and Reform / Alan Greenspan -- Same-sex marriage
debate. Loving for all / Mildred Loving -- Marriage equality
/ Deval Patrick -- Address to the New York State Assembly /
Daniel J. O'Donnell -- Human case against same-sex marriage
/ Glenn T. Stanton -- In opposition to Senate Bill
689-Domestic Partnerships / Peter Sprigg -- Obesity
epidemic. Address to the Obesity Society / Bill Richardson
-- Address to the AAAS town hall meeting on childhood
obesity / Thomas M. Menino -- Prevention of childhood
overweight and obesity / Steven K. Galson -- Remarks to the
Food Update Foundation 2008 annual meeting / Heather
Hippsley -- Testimony to the House Committee on Education
and Labor / Richard Simmons.
21 Days to Baghdad : the inside story of how America won the war
against Iraq. New York : Time Books, 2003. This book
presents eyewitness accounts of Operation Iraqi Freedom,
giving an inside look at the people of Iraq and taking you
to the urban battlefields of Baghdad, Basra, and Kirkuk to
see the impact of war on ordinary citizens.
959. 704 PEN
Pendergast, Tom. The Vietnam War. Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics,
c2007. Examines the long-term global effects of the Vietnam
War; and includes narrative overviews, biographical
profiles, primary source documents, chronology, and
annotated sources for further study.
973. 91 GRE
Hillstrom, Kevin, 1963-. The Great Depression and the New Deal.
Detroit : Omnigraphics, Inc., 2008. "Explains the history
of the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and the Great Depression,
as well as President Franklin D. Roosevelt's ambitious
program of New Deal reforms. Features include a narrative
overview, biographical profiles, primary source documents,
chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by
973. 91 TER
Terkel, Studs, 1912-. Hard Times : an oral history of the great
depression. New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W.
Norton, 2000, c1986. March -- Song -- Sgt. Pepper's lonely
hearts club band -- Hard travelin' -- Big money -- Man and
boy -- God bless' the child -- Bonnie laboring boy -- Three
strikes -- Old families -- Member of the chorus -- High life
-- At the clinic -- Sixteen ton -- Farmer is the man --
Editor and publisher -- Concerning the new deal --
Unreconstructed populist -- Scarlet banners and novenas --
Doctor, Huey and Mr. Smith -- Circuit rider -- Gentleman
from Kansas -- View of the woods -- Campus life -- Merely
passing through -- Three o'clock in the morning -- Fine and
lively arts -- Public servant-the city -- Evictions, arrests
and other running sores -- Honor and humiliation -- Strive
and succeed -- Epilogue.
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Alter, Jonathan. The Defining Moment : FDR's hundred days and
the triumph of hope. New York : Simon & Schuster, c2006.
pt. 1: Lightweight steel. Security -- "My boy Franklin" --
"Miss Nancy" -- Eleanor and Sara -- Dilettante -- "The
medieval gnome" -- The operator -- The "ghastly affliction"
-- Warm springs dress rehearsal -- "I've got to be it
myself" -- pt. 2: The ascent: 1932. "Brother, can you spare
a dime?" -- "This doesn't go for above the neck" -- "Try
something" for "the forgotten man" -- The brain trust -- The
hair-splitter -- The "corkscrew candidate" -- Off the
reservation -- Flight to Chicago -- The bonus army -- The
trial of Jimmy Walker -- "Hang Hoover!" -- pt. 3: The
crisis: winter 1933. The perfect foil -- Under the mattress
-- "Wooden roof" and other cabinetry -- Nearly martyred in
Miami -- "Damn the secretary" -- "Gabriel over the White
House" -- The hairy hand -- Reluctant first lady -- "Like
hell I will!" -- pt. 4: The hundred days. "Fear itself" --
The consecration -- "An injection of adrenalin" -- "Action
now" -- That temperament -- Holiday spirit -- "Surpassing
charm" -- That voice -- "The chief croupier" -- Roosevelt's
"tree army" -- The blue eagle -- Social security -- "Dr. new
973. 92 WAT
Watergate. Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2004. Events leading up
to the Watergate scandal -- The break-in -- The cover-up --
The investigation -- The Watergate tapes -- Nixon's
resignation and pardon -- The legacy of Watergate --
Biographies: Archibald Cox ; John Dean ; John Ehrlichman ;
Sam Ervin ; H.R. Haldeman ; Leon Jaworski ; John Mitchell ;
Richard M. Nixon ; John Sirica -- Primary sources. Primary
sources: John Dean recalls the early days of the Watergate
cover-up, 1972 -- The "smoking gun" conversation between
Nixon and Haldeman, June 23, 1972 -- President Nixon
addresses the nation about the Watergate investigation,
April 1973 -- Ervin and Baker react to President Nixon's
refusal to release Watergate tapes, July 1973 -- Time
magazine urges President Nixon to resign, November 1973 --
Judge Sirica listens to the first wave of Watergate tapes,
December 1973 -- Representative Jordan's speech on
constitutional law, July 25, 1974 -- House Judiciary
Committee resolution to impeach President Nixon, July 1974
-- President Nixon's resignation speech, August 1974 --
President Nixon's parting remarks, August 1974 -- President
Ford's statement pardoning Nixon, and Nixon's statement in
response, September 1974.
973. 922 WAL
Waldron, Lamar, 1954-. Legacy of Secrecy : the long shadow of
the JFK assassination. Berkeley : Counterpoint :
Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2008.
973. 93 COH
Cohen, David, 1955-. Obama : the historic front pages : from
announcement to inauguration, chronicled by leading U.S. and
international newspapers. New York : Sterling, c2009.
Chronicles Obama's improbably journey from Springfield,
Illinois to the White House, featuring newspaper front pages
from across America and around the world. Also includes
verbatim text of Obama's five historic campaign speeches.
AC F WIE
Wiesel, Elie, 1928-. Night. Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded
Books, p2006. Narrated by George Guidall. Night offers a
personal and unforgettable account of the appalling horrors
of Hitler's reign of terror. Through the eyes of 14-year-old
Eliezer, we behold the tragic fate of the Jews from the
little town of Sighet. Even as they are stuffed into cattle
cars bound for Auschwitz, the townspeople refuse to believe
rumors of anti-Semitic atrocities. Not until they are
marched toward the blazing crematory at the camp's
"reception center" does the terrible truth sink in.
Brown, Cupcake. AP of Cake : a memoir. 1st ed. New York :