May – June 2016 — Additions to the collections

Adult Section


  • Bordewich, Fergus M., The First Congress : how James Madison, George Washington, and a group of extraordinary men invented the government
  • Boyce, Mildred F., Because I loved the daffodil The Writings of a Vermont farm wife, Mildred F. Boyce
  • Brinkley, Douglas, Rightful heritage : Franklin D. Roosevelt and the land of America
  • Desmond, Matthew, Evicted : poverty and profit in the American city
  • Eddy, William H., The other side of the world : essays and stories on mind and nature
  • Jahren, Hope, Lab girl
  • Johnson, Jerry, Up the creek without a saddle
  • Kavin, Kim, The dog merchants : inside the big business of breeders, pet stores, and rescuers
  • Krakowski, Adam, Vermont prohibition : teetotalers, bootleggers and corruption
  • Kramer, Peter D., Ordinarily well : the case for antidepressants
  • Marcus, Gary F., Guitar zero : the new musician and the science of learning
  • Meacham, Jon, Destiny and power : the American odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush
  • Nabokov, Peter, How the world moves : the odyssey of an American Indian family
  • Philbrick, Nathaniel, Valiant ambition : George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution
  • Safina, Carl, Beyond words : what animals think and feel
  • Sakamoto, Pamela Rotner, Midnight in broad daylight : a Japanese American family caught between two worlds
  • Spong, John Shelby, Biblical literalism : a gentile heresy
  • Steinem, Gloria, My life on the road
  • Wex, Michael, Rhapsody in schmaltz : Yiddish food and why we can’t stop eating it
  • Williams, Terry Tempest, The hour of land : a personal topography of America’s national parks
  • Zickefoose, Julie, Baby birds : an artist looks into the nest
  •   Snowshoeing in Vermont : a guide to the best winter hikes
  •   The mindful way through depression : freeing yourself from chronic unhappiness


  • Akers, Tim, The pagan night
  • Anders, Charlie, All the birds in the sky
  • Archer, Jeffrey, Cometh the hour
  • Backman, Fredrik, Britt-Marie was here
  • Backman, Fredrik, My grandmother asked me to tell you she’s sorry
  • Baldacci, David, The last mile
  • Box, C. J., Off the grid
  • Cleave, Chris, Everyone brave is forgiven
  • Cogman, Genevieve, The invisible library
  • Corby, Gary, The singer from Memphis
  • Deveraux, Jude, The girl from Summer Hill
  • Goddard, Robert, The corners of the globe
  • Gordon-Smith, Dolores, Chessman : a Jack Haldean mystery
  • Harris, Mark, Bang the drum slowly
  • Jansma, Kristopher, Why we came to the city
  • Kasasian, M. R. C., The Mangle Street murders
  • King, Laurie R., The murder of Mary Russell
  • King, Stephen, End of watch
  • Meacham, Leila, Titans
  • Perry, Anne, Treachery at Lancaster Gate : a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel
  • Petrie, Nicholas, The drifter
  • Quindlen, Anna, Miller’s Valley
  • Rhoades, J. D., Ice chest
  • Ryan, Shawna Yang, Green Island
  • Simonson, Helen, The summer before the war
  • Smith, Dominic, The last painting of Sara De Vos
  • Walker, Martin, Fatal pursuit : a Bruno, chief of police novel
  • Winspear, Jacqueline, Journey to Munich
  • Wood, Monica, The one-in-a-million boy


  • Carter, Miranda, The strangler vine


  • Adam Bede
  • Beyond the mask
  • The book thief
  • Concussion
  • Eddie the eagle
  • The mill on the Floss
  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith
  • Race
  • Trumbo

Homeschool Books

  • Anton, Howard, Calculus : with analytic geometry
  • Bauer, S. Wise, Writing with ease : Workbook : Level 4
  • Bell , Max, Everyday Mathematics . Student Reference Book
  • Bittinger, Marvin L. Introductory algebra
  • Burns, Marilyn, The I hate mathematics! book
  • Foerster, Paul A. Algebra I : expressions, equations, and applications
  • Gustilo, Tracy Davis, Classical writing : Aesop
  • Haver, Debbie, Critical thinking
  • Hoerst, Jennifer, Primary mathematics. 4A, Home instructor’s guide
  • Lund, Charles, Graphing calculator activities : exploring topics in algebra I and II
  • Miller, Charles D. Mathematical ideas
  • Weitz, Kathy, Classical writing Aesop. Instructors Guide. For student workbook A
  • Weitz, Kathy, Classical writing Aesop. Student workbook A
  •   Algebra to go : a mathematics handbook
  •   Latin for children : primer A
  •   Primary mathematics. 4A, Textbook
  •   Spectrum reading. Grade 3
  •   SRA Open court reading : By the sea
  •   SRA Open court reading : Let’s read!
  •   SRA Open court reading : school
  •   SRA Open Court reading. First reader
  •   SRA Open Court reading. Second reader
  •   The World of Chemistry : laboratory manual

Juvenile Section


  • Bass, Jennifer Vogel, Edible numbers
  • Honovich, Nancy, Rocks & minerals
  • Judge, Lita, Born in the wild : baby mammals and their parents
  • Sjonger, Rebecca, Maker projects for kids who love games
  • Spiegelman, Nadja, Lost in NYC : a subway adventure
  • Wallmark, Laurie, Ada Byron Lovelace and the thinking machine
  • Wheeler-Toppen, Jodi, Edible science : experiments you can eat
  • Williams, Rozanne Lanczak, The coin counting book
  •   National Geographic book of nature poetry

Board Books

  • Yonezu, Yusuke, Moving blocks

Picture Books

  • Beaton, Kate, The princess and the pony
  • Bernstrom, Daniel, One day in the eucalyptus, eucalyptus tree
  • Fan, Terry, The night gardener
  • Judge, Lita, Hoot and Peep
  • Levy, Debbie, Dozer’s run : a true story of a dog and his race
  • Light, Steve, Swap!
  • MacLachlan, Patricia, The moon’s almost here
  • Merino, Gemma, The cow who climbed a tree
  • Murray, Alison, Hare and Tortoise
  • Nelson, Kadir, If You Plant a Seed
  • Walsh, Ellen Stoll, Balancing act
  • Walsh, Ellen Stoll, Hop jump

Early Readers

  • Fenske, Jonathan, A pig, a fox, and a box
  • Willems, Mo, The thank you book


  • Blakemore, Megan Frazer, The Firefly code
  • Fantaskey, Beth, Isabel Feeney : Star Reporter
  • Hannigan, Kate, The detective’s assistant
  • King, Wesley, OCDaniel
  • Neri, Greg, Tru and Nelle
  • Nilsson, Ulf, The first case
  • Pennypacker, Sara, Pax
  • Sumner Johnson, Janet, The last great adventure of the PB & J Society
  • Warner, Gertrude Chandler, Surprise Island
  • Warner, Gertrude Chandler, The yellow house mystery

Young Adult Fiction

  • Shusterman, Neal, Challenger deep


  • Beethoven
  • Dreamer : inspired by a true story
  • The Karate Kid collection

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