New & New To Us Feb. 23 - March 01, 2021
Post date: March 01, 2021
Election Day by Mir Tamim Ansary; Call # JNF 324.973 ANS
It is the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November and there are signs on lawns and windows and grown-ups coming in and out of your school. But do you know why? It's Election Day, of course! Turn the pages of this book to find out: who can vote, who can be president, why it is important to vote. Each book in the Holiday Histories series describes one of America's holidays or special days. Explore the history of each day and learn the real reason why it is important. Discover what special meaning each day might have for you.
Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II's Most Audacious General
by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard; Call # NF 355.0 ORE
General Patton died under mysterious circumstances in the months following the end of World War II. For almost seventy years, there has been suspicion that his death was not an accident--and may very well have been an act of assassination. Killing Patton takes readers inside the final year of the war and recounts the events surrounding Patton's tragic demise, naming the many powerful people who wanted him dead.
The Works of Oscar Wilde: Including the Poems, Novels, Plays, Essays, Fairy Tales, and Dialogues
by Oscar Wilde; Call # NF 808.8 WIL
Originally published in 1927; categorized as non-fiction due to including multiple types of work, not only fiction.
Thin Ice (Men of Valor series #2) by Irene Hannon; Call # F HAN
"Christy Reed has been mired in grief. Life is finally starting to feel normal again when an envelope arrives in the mail--addressed in her sister's handwriting. And the note inside claims she is still alive. FBI Special Agent Lance McGregor, a former Delta Force operator, is assigned to reopen the case, but he's coming up with more questions than answers. If Ginny Reed is still alive--who is the woman buried in her grave? Where is Ginny? And is Christy a pawn in a twisted cat-and-mouse game--or the target of a sinister plot? As he digs deeper, one thing becomes clear: whoever is behind the bizarre ruse has a deadly agenda." -- Publisher's website.
Dune by Frank Herbert; Call # F HER
Follows the adventures of Paul Atreides, the son of a betrayed duke given up for dead on a treacherous desert planet and adopted by its fierce, nomadic people, who help him unravel his most unexpected destiny.
A movie and a mini-series have been made of this classic science fiction novel, and a new movie is set to be released later this year.