New Yorkers Read - HS 2012

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Sample of New Yorkers Read books awarded 2012

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  • 1. An alphabetical sample of newnon-fiction books awarded toBrooklyn New School/Brooklyn Collaborative School Library

2. 1968 by Michael T. Kaufman 3. 21: The Story of Roberto Clemente by Wilfred Santiago 4. Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream by Tanya Lee Stone 5. Americapedia: Taking the Dumb Out of Freedom by Andisheh Nouraee, Daniel Ehrenhaft , Jodi Lynn Anderson 6. Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller by Joseph Lambert 7. Ask Elizabeth: Real Answers to Everything You Secretly Wanted to AskAboutLove, Friends, YourBody... and Life in General by Elizabeth Berkley 8. Beyond Bullets: A Photo Journal of Afganistan by Rafal Gerszak 9. Billions of Years, Amazing Changes: The Story of Evolution by Laurence Pringle 10. Black and White: The Confrontation between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth andEugene "Bull" Connor by Larry Dane Brimner 11. Black Gold: The Story of Oil in Our Lives by Albert Marrin 12. Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917 by Sally M. Walker 13. Bloody Times: The Funeral of Abraham Lincoln and the Manhunt for JeffersonDavis by James L. Swanson 14. Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition by KarenBlumenthal 15. Brainworks: The Mind-bending Science of How You See, What You Think, andWho You Are by Michael S. Sweeney and David Copperfield 16. Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey fromHomeless to Harvard by Liz Murray 17. Charles and Emma: The Darwins Leap of Faith by Deborah Heiligman 18. The Dark Game: True Spy Stories from Invisible Ink to CIA Moles by Paul B. Janeczko 19. Denied, Detained, Deported: Stories from the Dark Side of American Immigration by Ann Bausum 20. Elephant Talk: The Surprising Science of Elephant Communication by Ann Downer 21. Evolution: The Story of Life on Earth by Jay Hosler, Kevin Cannon and ZanderCannon 22. Feynman by Jim Ottaviani and Leland Myrick 23. Gandhi: A Manga Biography by Kazuki Ebine 24. Ghosts of War: The True Story of a 19-Year-Old GI by Ryan Smithson 25. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn 26. Health Care Reform: What It Is, Why Its Necessary, How It Works by Jonathan Gruberand Nathan Schreiber 27. How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous by Georgia Bragg andKevin OMalley 28. Hungry: A Young Models Story of Appetite, Ambition, and the Ultimate Embraceof Curves by Crystal Renn and Marjorie Ingall 29. I Beat The Odds: From Homelessness, to The Blind Side, and Beyond by MichaelOher 30. It Calls You Back: An Odyssey through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing by Luis J. Rodriguez 31. Little Princes: One Mans Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal by Conor Grennan 32. Marzi: A memoir by Marzena Sowa and Sylvain Savoia 33. Med Head: My Knock-down, Drag-out, Drugged-up Battle with My Brain by James Patterson and Hal Friedman 34. MetaMaus: A Look Inside a Modern Classic, Maus by Art Spiegelman 35. Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of theBeachcombers, Oceanographers, Environmentalists, and Fools, Including theAuthor,Who Went in Search of Them by Donovan Hohn 36. The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism & Treacheryby Steve Sheinkin 37. Off to War: Voices of Soldiers Children by Deborah Ellis 38. Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void by Mary Roach 39. Pink Boots and a Machete: My Journey From NFL Cheerleader to National GeographicExplorer by Mireya Mayor and Jane Goodall 40. Pitch Black by Youme Landowne and Anthony Horton 41. The Pregnancy Project: A Memoir by Gaby Rodriguez and Jenna Glatzer 42. Secret Subway: The Fascinating Tale of an Amazing Feat of Engineering by Martin W.Sandler 43. Silk and Venom: Searching for a Dangerous Spider by Kathryn Lasky andChristopher G. Knight 44. Start It Up: The Complete Teen Business Guide to Turning Your Passions into Pay by Kenrya Rankin and Eriko Takada 45. Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, andScience by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos 46. This I Believe II: More Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman 47. To the Mountaintop: My Journey Through the Civil Rights Movementby Charlayne Hunter-Gault 48. Vietnamerica: A Familys Journey by GB Tran 49. The War to End All Wars: World War I by Russell Freedman 50. Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few FlatTires Along the Way) by Sue Macy 51. Years of Dust: The Story of the Dust Bowl by Albert Marrin 52. This is only half of the booksgranted. Come check out moreselections at the library.Thank you, NYC Office of Library Services. We are New Yorkers who Read!