George, Mary W. The Elements of Library Research. What Every Student Needs to Know. YA/ 025.24/ GEO
This book provides a foundation for success in any research assignment, from a freshmen paper to a senior thesis. The concepts, tools, and tactics you need to approach academic projects with confidence.
Kuklin, Susan. No Choirboy: Murder, Violence, and Teenagers on Death Row. YA/ 364.66/ KUK
In their own voices--raw and uncensored--inmates sentenced to death as teenagers talk about their lives in prison, and share their thoughts and feelings about how they ended up there. Susan Kuklin also gets inside the system, exploring capital punishment itself and the intricacies and inequities of criminal justice in the United States.
Kelly, Evelyn B, Ph.D. Alzheimer’s Disease. YA/616.831/KEL
Presents a history of the disease and of the development of our current knowledge about it. The Genes & Disease Series.
Goldstein, Natalie. Parkinson’s Disease. YA/616.833/GOL
Discusses research into the possible genetic cause of Parkinson’s and also covers the exciting new treatments and possible cures that scientists currently are developing and testing. The Genes & Disease Series.
Maddocks. Cartooning For Beginners: A step by step guide to drawing cartoons. YA/741.5/MAD
How to draw like a cartoonist in no time.
Diamond, Cheryl. Model. A memoir. YA/746.92/DIA
Living on her own in a run down apartment, Cheryl spent her days on runways and photo shoots watching other girls make mistakes and swore she wouldn’t be a victim… until a career-altering event changed her life and nearly ruined her shot at her dream. This is her true account.
Wendel, Tim and Jose Luis Villegas. Far From Home: Latino Baseball Players in America. YA/796.357/WEN
A look at the integral relationship between baseball and the Latin American world describes how thousands of Latinos have attempted to make their childhood dreams of success as big-league baseball players into reality.
Weatherford, Carole Boston. Becoming Billie Holiday. YA/811.54/WEA
Jazz vocalist Billie Holiday looks back on her early years in this fictional memoir written in verse.
The Middle East. Opposing Viewpoints. YA/956.04/MID