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|Summer is Running Season (15 titles)
Summer is the time when people brush off their old pair of asic or new balance shoes and hit the beautiful minnesota trails to train for the fall marathon or race season. Here are some books that will help you train or inspire you to hit the road.
|Taking the Nurses Aide/ Nursing Assistant Test? Take a look at these guides (4 titles)
Here are some of the books the library owns that relate to the Nursing Assistant profession. If you can't find the books, ask your librarian about the FREE practice tests the library has access to!
|Depressing Books... The Great Depression, that is. (10 titles)
With all the talk of the second "New Deal", you might be wondering what everyone is talking about. Here is a great list of books that discuss the Great Depression, poverty and FDR's response to it.
|South African Fiction (13 titles)
In the last twenty years, some of the best novels have come out of the country of South Africa. With the end of Apartheid, many new stories, voices and ideas have emerged check out these titles of you want to see the best the country has to offer.
|Great Sports Non Fiction (11 titles)
Sports have always been a way for people to escape during troubling times. With that in mind, who wouldn't want to hunker down some great sports titles. Some are excilerating, some are tragic, but all great reads!!
|If You Liked A Long Way Gone (10 titles)
A year or so ago an amazing and horrifying book, "A Long Way Gone" about a child soldier's experience in Sierra Leone, came out with widespread acclaim (and some detraction). This is a list of books, both fiction and non fiction, that A Long Way Gone readers will enjoy.
|The latest African non fiction! (28 titles)
In the past few years, there have been a number of great books about Africa, many of which are written by African authors. You just have to keep an eye out for them. Here is a taste of some of my favorites. Most are new, some a little older (Hey, who doesn't like an occasional classic?!)