January – February 2017 Additions to the Collection

Adult Section


  • Bowers, Sharon, The useful book : 201 life skills they used to teach in home ec and shop  
  • Gaiman, Neil, Norse mythology  
  • Kaur, Rupi, Milk and honey  
  • Lee Shetterly, Margot, Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race
  • Lewis, Michael, The undoing project : a friendship that changed our minds  
  • Mayer, Jane, Dark money : the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right  
  • O’Neill, Zora, All Strangers are Kin : Adventures in Arabic and the Arab World  
  • Taubes, Gary, The case against sugar  
  • Vance, J. D., Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis  


  • Adiga, Aravind, Selection day
  • Arden, Katherine, The bear and the nightingale  
  • Bitto, Emily, The strays
  • Breene, K. F., Fate of perfection  
  • Chabon, Michael, Moonglow  
  • Harper, Jane The dry  
  • Jemisin, N. K., The fifth season  
  • McGuire, Ian, The north water 
  • Perry, Thomas, The old man  
  • Ruskovich, Emily, Idaho  
  • Sekaran, Shanthi, Lucky boy  


  • James, P. D., The murder room : an Adam Dalgliesh mystery


  • In the Heart of the Sea
  • Jason Bourne

Juvenile Section


  • Christie, Jeremiah, The crown of secrets and other stories to tell to children
  • Bryan, Ashley, Ashley Bryan : words to my life’s song
  • Bryan, Ashley, Freedom over me : eleven slaves, their lives and dreams brought to life  
  • Bryant, Jennifer, Six dots : a story of young Louis Braille
  • Reef, Catherine, Florence Nightingale : the courageous life of the legendary nurse  
  • Romero, Libby, Ibn al-Haytham : the man who discovered how we see

Early Readers

  • Bell, Cece, Rabbit & robot and ribbit


  • DiCamillo, Kate, Raymie nightingale
  • Vande Velde, Vivian, Squirrel in the house

Young Adult

  • Gratz, Alan, Projekt 1065  
  • Hamilton, Alwyn, Rebel of the sands


  • Gaiman, Neil, Odd and the frost giants
  • Peck, Robert Newton, A day no pigs would die
  • Sepetys, Ruta, Salt to the sea


  • Kubo and the two strings
  • Pete’s dragon


  • Bugs in the kitchen
  • Domino
  • imagineiff : The funniest game you can imagine!
  • Munchkin Treasure Hunt
  • Munchkin . Kill the monsters . Steal the treasure . Stab your buddy .
  • Pandemic
  • reverse charades : a hilarious twist on charades
  • Scrabble : SLAM! Card game
  • Straws and Connectors : Creative building set
  • Tapple
  • Wonky : The crazy cubes card game .
  • 21st Century 20 questions Play the classic game of people, places and things




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