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The following books were added to the library shelves in August.


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AC\363.25/0973\KES 8-2011

Kessler, Ronald The secrets of the FBI
Journalist Ronald Kessler draws on his access to hundreds of FBI agents to reveal information about significant figures and events in the history of the bureau and discuss how it gathers information.

AC\378.1/662\GRE 8/2011

Green, Sharon Barron's new GRE : Graduate Record Examination
A guide for preparing to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), including one diagnostic and two full-length tests with answers as well as test-taking strategies, screenshots of the computer interface, and information on the numeric entry and multiple-answer question types.

AC\618.92/8589\DUP 8-2011

DuPaul, George J. Young children with ADHD : early identification and intervention Assessment and identification of ADHD -- Overview of early intervention model -- Home-based behavioral intervention strategies -- Preschool-based behavioral intervention strategies -- Promotion of academic skills -- Safety and injury-prevention -- Psychotropic medication treatment -- Support for families -- Findings and future directions.

AC\BIO\KEN\ 8-11



AC\FIC\AUS 8/2011

Austen, Jane Emma
Emma, a self-assured young lady in Regency England, is determined to arrange her life and the lives of those around her into a pattern dictated by her romantic fancy.

AC\FIC\BRU 8-2011


AC\FIC\CHA\ 8-2011


AC\FIC\CLO 8-2011

Close, Jennifer. Girls in white dresses    

As they attend bridal shower after bridal shower, Isabella, Mary, and Lauren feel like everyone around them is getting married and finding dream jobs, and the three women frantically try to find their own path in life.

AC\FIC\DAI 8-2011

Dailey, Janet. Bannon brothers: trust.
RJ Bannon, having decided to look into the disappearance of a three-year-old girl twenty-five years earlier after realizing the two-million-dollar reward is about to expire, meets artist Erin Randall during his investigation and begins to make connections between Erin and the missing girl, but, when it becomes clear she is tied to the case and his quest for the truth has put her in danger, he vows to do whatever it takes to keep her safe.

AC\FIC\DON 8/2011

Donnelly, Jennifer. The tea rose
Fionna Finnegan has always dreamed of opening a shop with her longtime love, Joe Bristow, but when a dark and brutal man takes away everything she holds dear, her dreams are shattered and she is forced to flee London for New York, where she hopes to begin a new life.

AC\FIC\DON 8/2011

Donnelly, Jennifer. The wild rose

AC\FIC\DON 8-2011

Donnelly, Jennifer. The winter rose
While tending to the desperately poor on London's East End, India Selwyn Jones meets and falls in love with notorious gangster Sid Malone, who pulls India into an unpredictable, passionate affair that challenges everything India holds dear and sends her on an unforgettable journey.

AC\FIC\EVA 8-2011

Evans, Bill, 1960 July 16-. Dry ice.
Brilliant weather scientist Tess Beauchamp is made the new chief of TESLA, a facility created by Flint Agro-Chemical to control the world's weather, reuniting her with old lover Nik Forde and replacing her former teacher Greg Simpson, whose anger over being ousted leads him to activate a secret computer program that cuts the Antarctica facility's communication with the outside world and generates disastrous weather around the globe.

AC\FIC\GAR 8-2011

Garwood, Julie. The ideal man
Doctor Ellie Sullivan is the only person to witness the shooting of an FBI agent in pursuit of a modern day Bonnie-and-Clyde duo known as the Landrys, and when she finds herself in the middle of a tense criminal investigation headed by the handsome Agent Max Daniels, she is consumed by both the danger involved in testifying and her attraction to Max.

AC\FIC\GRI 8-2011

Griffin, W. E. B. Victory and honor

Cletus Frade and his colleagues in the OSS find themselves in the midst both political battles and military battles just weeks after Adolf Hitler's suicide, and the risk of another world war involving Stalin becomes apparent.

AC\FIC\MYS 8-2011

Lippman, Laura, 1959-. The most dangerous thing
Old friends are reunited after many years by the death of Gordon, the youngest and wildest of five, and, though they have grown apart, they share a common bond through the terrible lie they all share, but begin to wonder whether there is more danger in keeping their secret or hiding the truth from the ones they love.

AC\FIC\PAL 8\2011

Palmer, Diana. Merciless.
A philandering FBI agent has always avoided falling in love, but when his life is on the line and his long-time assistant comes to his defense, he finds that he has feelings for her.

AC\FIC\PER 8-2011

Perry, Anne. Acceptable loss: a William Monk

AC\FIC\SPA 8/2011

Sparks, Nicholas. The rescue
Taylor McAden's devotion to his work as a volunteer fireman has left no room in his life for love, but when he becomes involved in the search for four-year-old Kyle who has disappeared following an automobile accident in which his mom, Denise, was injured, Taylor develops feelings for Denise that he cannot deny.


White, Kate, 1950-. The sixes: a novel
"From the New York Times bestselling author of Hush and Cosmopolitan's editor-in-chief comes a new standalone thriller set in a college-town where a campus death sends one woman on a quest for truth and into the clutches of a deadly secret society.

AC\FIC\WHI 8-2011

Whitson, Stephanie Grace. A most unsuitable match

AC\MYS\FRA 8/2011

Francis, Felix. Dick Francis's gamble
Nick "Foxy" Foxton returns to Aintree as a spectator years after a near-fatal accident stole his dreams of being a world-class jockey, only to witness his American colleague Herb Kovak shot at close range, and a threatening note found in Kovak's pocket makes Foxy question how well he really knew his friend, and whether the legacy Kovak left him is a gift or a poisoned chalice.

AC\MYS\LEV 8-2011

Levine, Laura, 1943-. Pampered to death: a Jaine Austen mystery

Jaine Austen's friend Lance surprises her with a trip to The Haven, a lush health spa on the California coast, but she arrives to find the oasis is merely a fat farm in disguise, and with three-hundred calorie dinners and a zero-tolerance position on carbs, Jaine is not at all surprised when Mallory Francis, a B-list movie star with a bad attitude, is murdered, leaving behind a complete cast of suspects.


JC\FIC\ARN 8-2011

Arnold, Tedd. Fly Guy vs. the fly swatter
Fly Guy unintentionally joins Buzz at school, and then goes with his class on a field trip to a fly swatter factory.

JC\FIC\BEC 8-2011

Becker, Bonny. The magical Ms. Plum
The students in Ms Plum's third grade class soon learn that there is something very special about their teacher and her classroom's mysterious supply closet.

JC\FIC\BRO 8/2011

Brooks, Martha Queen of hearts

Shortly after her first kiss but before her sixteenth birthday in December, 1941, Marie Claire and her younger brother and sister are sent to a tuberculosis sanatorium near their Manitoba farm.

JC\FIC\BUR 8/2011

Bunting, Eve Pirate boy
As Danny imagines himself in a series of adventures beginning with joining a pirate crew; his mother assures him that she will always be there to help if he needs her.


Cecil, Lauren. Pooh's school day
Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends spend the day pretending to attend school, but Christopher Robin must step in to show them what a real day at school is like.


CONWAY, GERRY  Nancy Drew together with the Hardy Boys

JC\FIC\EMB 8/2011

Emberley, Rebecca   The lion and the mice
A proud lion learns that little mice can be his friends.

JC\FIC\HAS 8/2011

Haskins, Lori. Flat Stanley and the firehouse
Stanley Lambchop is awarded a trip to the firehouse after the fire safety poster he entered in a contest is selected as the winner, and while Stanley and his family visit the station, the flat boy is needed during a rescue.

JC\FIC\HIG 8-2011

Higginson, Sheila Sweeny   Dora saves the Enchanted Forest
Unicornio is named King of the Enchanted Forest, bringing happiness to all of the creatures who live there except for Owl, and when Owl sets a trap for Unicornio, it is up to Dora to save the new king and the Enchanted Forest.

JC\FIC\KAN 8-2011

Kann, Victoria. Pinkalicious and the pink pumpkin
Pinkalicious sets out in search of a pink pumpkin on Mr. Pink's farm. Include lift-the-flaps.

JC\FIC\KOG 8-2011

Kogler, Jennifer Anne. The death catchers
Through a letter to her English teacher, fourteen-year-old Lizzy Mortimer of Crabapple, California, relates her discovery that she and her eccentric grandmother are kin to Morgan le Faye, charged with saving the last descendant of King Arthur from an untimely death that would endanger the world.

JC\FIC\KOT 8-2011

Kotzwinkle, William. Walter, the farting dog
Walter the dog creates problems with his farts but becomes a hero when burglars enter the house.

JC\FIC\MCD 8-2011

McDonald, Megan. Judy Moody, girl detective
When a puppy who is being trained as a police dog goes missing, third-grader Judy forms a detective agency to solve the mystery, imitating her literary heroine, Nancy Drew.

JC\FIC\MCD 8-2011

McDonald, Megan. Judy Moody, twice as Moody
Judy Moody -- Judy Moody gets famous!. Presents the two books that inspired the movie "Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer," "Judy Moody," in which Judy Moody gets ready to go back to school after an exciting summer, and "Judy Moody Gets Famous," in which Judy tries to find a way to get her picture in the paper.

JC\FIC\MIL 8-2011


JC\FIC\NOB 10\03

Noble, Trinka Hakes. Jimmy's boa and the bungee jump slam dunk
Jimmy's boa constrictor creates havoc in his gym class and his antics leads to the formation of an unusual basketball team.

JC\FIC\PAR 8/2011

Parr, Todd. The I'm not scared book
Relates the things that can frighten children and how these fears may be overcome.

JC\FIC\PAR 8-2011

Parish, Herman. Amelia Bedelia's first day of school
Amelia Bedelia, a literal-minded first-grader, finds her first day of school filled with confusing adventures--much to her delight.

JC\FIC\PAU 8/2011




JC\FIC\PEA 8-2011

Pearce, Jackson   Sweetly
When the owner of a candy shop molds magical treats that instill confidence, bravery, and passion, eighteen-year-old Gretchen's haunted childhood memories of her twin sister's abduction by a witch-like monster begin to fade until girls start vanishing at the annual chocolate festival.

JC\FIC\PLA 8-2011


JC\FIC\ROC 8-2011

Rockwell, Anne F.   First day of school
Sam and his friend Sarah recall what their first day of school was like in Mrs. Madoff's class.

JC\FIC\SCH 8-2011

Schachner, Judith Byron.    Skippyjon Jones class action
Skippyjon Jones, a Siamese cat who would rather be his Chihuahua alter ego, is determined to attend dog obedience school.

JC\FIC\THO 8-2011

Thorpe, Kiki. Tink in a fairy fix
When Tinkerbell runs low on pots and pans to repair, she begins trying to fix fairies instead, whether they want her help or not.

JC\FIC\VAN 8/2011

Van Dusen, Chris. King Hugo's huge ego
When haughty King Hugo tangles with a sorceress, she causes him to see himself in a more realistic light.

JC\FIC\WIL 8-2011


JC\FIC\YA\ALL 8-2011

Allen, Elise. Populazzi
Cara, having been convinced by her friend to take the opportunity to become popular by dating guys from her new school who are higher on the social ladder than she is, finds their plan working at first, but it soon becomes complicated and she must figure out a way to set things right.

JC\FIC\YA\COL 8/2011

Collins, Suzanne. The Hunger Games
Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen accidentally becomes a contender in the annual Hunger Games, a grave competition hosted by the Capitol where young boys and girls are pitted against one another in a televised fight to the death.

JC\FIC\YA\COL 8-2011

Collins, Suzanne. Catching fire
By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion.

JC\FIC\YA\CRI 8-2011

Crimi, Carolyn. Rock 'n' roll Mole
Mole has a "rock-and-roll soul" and the groupies to prove it, but when his friend Pig organizes a talent show, Mole's stage fright may prevent him from performing.

JC\FIC\YA\GRA 8/2011

Grant, Sara. Dark parties
Sixteen-year-old Neva, born and raised under the electrified Protectosphere that was built when civilization collapsed in violent warfare, puts her friends, family, and life at risk when she tries to find out if their world is built on a complex series of lies and deceptions.

JC\FIC\YA\RIG 8-2011

Riggs, Ransom. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Sixteen-year-old Jacob, having traveled to a remote island after a family tragedy, discovers an abandoned orphanage, and, after some investigating, he learns the children who lived there may have been dangerous and quarantined and may also still be alive.


Skovron, Jon   Misfit
Seattle sixteen-year-old Jael must negotiate normal life in Catholic school while learning to control the abilities she inherited from her mother, a demon, and protect those she loves from Belial, the Duke of Hell.


Papademetriou, Lisa. Siren's storm
Strange things have been happening in seventeen-year-old Will's Long Island resort town, where his brother died last summer, but now their life-long summer friend, Gretchen, is in danger and the alluring, mysterious newcomer, Asia, may be involved.

JC\YA\FIC\CAR 8/2011

Carter, Timothy    The Cupid war: all love is warfare
Ricky Fallon's second thoughts about suicide come to late when he slips off a bridge and falls to his death, but when he is brought back as a Cupid, Ricky is content with his new role, helping high school students fall in love, until he discovers a Suicide has taken human form and is targeting the girl Ricky has feelings for.

JC\YA\FIC\PAT 8-2011

Patterson, James   Middle school, the worst years of my life
When Rafe Kane enters middle school, he teams up with his best friend, "Leo the Silent," to create a game to make school more fun by trying to break every rule in the school's code of conduct.

JC\YA\FIC\SHE 8-2011

Shecter, Vicky. Cleopatra's moon
Selene, having grown up in a palace with her parents, Cleopatra and Mark Antony, is forced by war to build a new life in the household of Roman emperor Octavianus, where she finds herself torn between two young men and two possible destinies.