Monthly Archives: June 2016

Cuba: New Beginnings

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With the recent thawing of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba, many have taken a renewed interest in Cuba.  These materials explore the history, culture, and famous people of this island nation in the Caribbean.

 

Famous People


Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

GV1785.A634 S56 2013

Fidel Castro: My Life: A Spoken Autobiographybook cover image
F1788.22.C3 A513 2008x

La Belle Créole: The Cuban Countess Who
Captivated Havana, Madrid, and Paris

DP202.M5 G37 2014

Azúcar!: The Biography of Celia Cruz
ML420.C957 M3713 2004

Alvarez: Adventures of a Physicist
QC774.A49 A3 1987

Culture


Art Cuba

N6603.2 .A78 2001x

Music and Revolution: Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba
ML3917.C9 M66 2006

Trumpets in the Mountains: Theater and the Politics of National Culture in Cuba
PN2401 .F74 2012

Book Cover ImageCuban Ballet
GV1632.C9 R64 2010

The Island Called Paradise: Cuba in History, Literature, and the Arts
F1760 .B45 2014

Origins of Cuban Music and Dance: Changüí
ML3486.C82 L37 2008


U.S. Foreign Relations

 

Failed Sanctions: Why the U.S. Embargo Against Cuba Could Never Work
HF1500.5.U6 S63 2010

The Future of U.S. Economic Relations: Mexico, Cuba, and Venezuela
HF1456.5.M6 F88 2013Book Cover Image

The Purposes of Paradise: U.S. Tourism and Empire in Cuba and Hawaii
G155.C9 S56 2010

The Brilliant Disaster: JFK, Castro, and America’s Doomed Invasion of Cuba’s Bay of Pigs
F1788 .R275 2011

Breaking up with Cuba: The Dissolution of Friendly Relations Between Washington and Havana, 1956-1961
E183.8.C9 S67 2011

History


Visions of Power in Cuba: Revolution, Redemption, and Resistance, 1959-1971

F1788 .G755 2012

A History of the Cuban Revolution
F1788 .C465 2011

Book Cover ImageThe Structure of Cuban History: Meanings and Purpose of the Past
F1760 .P473 2013

Last Dance in Havana: The Final Days of Fidel and the Start of the New Cuban Revolution
F1765.3 .R63 2004

Exile and Revolution: José D. Poyo, Key West, and Cuban Independence
F1783.P77 P69 2014

 

 

The Dog Days of Summer

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Summer is a great opportunity to spend time with your pets. The sunshine and the warm air make it easy to get outside with your furry friends. If you’re looking for more information about pets, check out this book display in the 3000 S Hallway. It features stories about pets, informational reading about pet care, and training manuals for help when your pet won’t listen to you!

 

  • Adopted Dog Bible
  • Saunders, Kim.
  • SF427 .S325 2009x
  • summary | details
  • American Pit Bull Terrier
  • Palika, Liz, 1954-
  • SF429.A75 P34 2006
  • summary | details
  • Animal-assisted Therapy
  • Altschiller, Donald.
  • RM931.A65 A54 2011
  • summary | details
  • Are You Poisoning Your Pets?
  • Anderson, Nina, 1944-
  • SF757.5 .A63 1998
  • summary | details
  • Are You the Pet for Me?: Choosing the Right Pet for Your Family
  • Checchi, Mary Jane.
  • SF411.5 .C44 1999X
  • summary | details
  • Best Friends: The True Story Of the World’s Most Beloved Animal Sanctuary
  • Glen, Samantha.
  • HV4708 .G64 2001x
  • summary | details
  • Careers for Animal Lovers & Other Zoological Types
  • Miller, Louise, 1940-
  • SF80 .M55 2007
  • summary | details
  • Chicken Soup for the Cat & Dog Lover’s Soul: Celebrating Pets As Family with Stories About Cats, Dogs, and Other Critters
  • SF445.5 .C47 1999
  • summary | details
  • Creature Comfort: Animals That Heal
  • Graham, Bernie, 1959-
  • RM931.A65 G73 2000
  • summary | details
  • Dog Year: Twelve Months, Four Dogs, and Me
  • Katz, Jon.
  • SF426.2 .K38 2003
  • summary | details
  • Housetraining for Dummies
  • McCullough, Susan.
  • SF431 .M4634 2009x
  • summary | details
  • It’s Raining Cats & Dogs: Paper-pieced Quilts for Pet Lovers
  • Kime, Janet, 1948-
  • TT835 .K49537 1998
  • summary | details
  • Knit Your Own Dog: Easy-to-follow Patterns for 25 Pedigree Pooches
  • Muir, Sally.
  • TT829 .M853 2011x
  • summary | details
  • Last Walk: Reflections on Our Pets at the End Of Their Lives
  • Pierce, Jessica, 1965-
  • BD444 .P54 2012
  • summary | details
  • Nature Of Dogs
  • Ludington, Mary, 1956-
  • SF430 .L83 2007
  • summary | details
  • Oh My Dog: How to Choose, Train, Groom, Nurture, Feed, and Care for Your New Best Friend
  • Stern, Beth Ostrosky.
  • SF426 .S728 2010
  • summary | details

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Summertime Crime Fiction

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 It’s Crime…(fiction) in the Summertime!  Mystery and thrills await you in these crime fiction reads.  All the titles listed here are available in the library catalog.  Get them before they mysteriously disappear…

 

After I’m Gone by Laura Lippman
PS3562.I586 A69 2014

Hidden Child by Camilla Läckberg
PT9877.22.A34 T9713 2014b

Book Cover ImageThe Long Way Home by Louise Penny
PR9199.4.P464 L66 2014

Third Girl by Agatha Christie
PR6005.H66 T5X 1992

Broken Harbor by Tana French
PR6106.R457 B76 2012

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie: A Novel by Rita Mae Brown
PS3552.R698 L48 2014

 

Dead Will Tell: A Kate Burkholder Novel by Linda Castillo
PS3603.A8758 D43 2014

Seventh Grave and No Body: A Novel by Darynda JonesBook Cover Image
PS3610.O6236 S49 2014

Fatal Likeness: A Novel by Lynn Shepherd
PR6119.H465 F38 2013

No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
PR6063.C326 N6 2002

Toured to Death by Hy Conrad
PS3553.O5166 R35 2015x

Handsome Man’s De Luxe Cafe by Alexander McCall Smith
PR6063.C326 H36 2014

Top Secret Twenty-One: A Stephanie Plum Novel by Janet Evanovich
PS3555.V2126 T67 2014

Book Cover ImageW is for Wasted by Sue Grafton
PS3557.R13 W17 2013

Death in Geneva: A Novel by A. Denis Clift
PS3553.L4388 D43 2014x

Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin
PR6064.O73 M57 2008x

Winter People by Jennifer McMahon
PS3613.C584 W56 2014

To Dwell in Darkness by Deborah Crombie
PS3553.R5378 T6 2014

Saint Brigid’s Bones: A Celtic Adventure by Philip Freeman
PS3606.R44548 S25 2014x

Hunting Shadows: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery by Charles Todd
PS3570.O37 H86 2015x

Enemies at Home by Lindsey Davis
PR6054.A8925 E54 2014