Sunday, March 4, 2012

New Book Roundup

MASSIVE(539.7)What makes things heavy? Scientists don't know for sure! Mysterious & possibly fictional particle called Higgs boson is the key.

ARGUABLY: essays by Christopher Hitchins. Don't be intimidated by its size! Open anywhere and you will be enthralled, angered, amused.

GO FOR THE GOAL: A Champion's Guide to Winning in Soccer and Life(B Ham)/Mia Hamm. nuf said. Chapter 1 is :"There's no me in Mia!"

Australian teens form an unlikely friendship when they cover up a murder until they can prove who is responsible. JASPER JONES (F Silvey)

Tess never wanted to lose the "magic" even if it cost her her life. WITHOUT TESS (F Pix)

Deeply personal look at the commercial sex trade in GIRLS LIKE US (362.88 Llo)

Check out Griffin works with at-risk youth and also trains dogs. He combined his interests in STAY WITH ME (F Gri).

HOW I KILLED PLUTO AND WHY IT HAD IT COMING (523.9) CalTech astronomer and planet murderer Mike Brown explains. Funny and informative

1/2 of our brain is dedicated to processing visual input....Pure text and numbers cannot convey info [as well as] VISUAL STORYTELLING(741.6)

Read what you like!

Like pigs? Try SWINE NOT(F Buf) as Ellie tries to hide her pet pig from landlord/boss or GOOD GOOD PIG (B HOGWOOD) true tale of runt piglet.

Like horses? Try WAR HORSE (F Mor) as a farm horse goes to war OR SEABISCUIT (798.4 Hil) as an undersized horse becomes a racing champion.

Love dogs? Try these 2 new books: ROAM(F Laz)tells a lost dog story (with music) and RIN TIN TIN(636.737 ORL) was a war orphan and superstar