Posted by the Information Services Department (Gwen B., Amanda E., Lisa E., & Kristen R.)
month, the cataloging department gets to see new books before everyone
else. Listed below, along with their Dewey Decimal classification, are
our top picks of the non-fiction books that looked most interesting,
ultra-informative, or just plain fun.
155.924 BLA Birth Order:What Your Position in the Family Really Tells You about Your Character by Linda Blair. On the basis of over 25
years' clinical experience and psychological research, Linda Blair
reveals how your birth order position, as well as the spacing between
you and your siblings and the sex of your siblings, impact your
childhood, your adult life, and your relationships.
306.87 MOR How To Care For Aging Parents by Virginia Morris. Originally published in
1995, How To Care For Aging Parents, won a Books for a Better Life
Award, and was praised as an indispensable book (AARP) and a
compassionate guide of encyclopaedic proportion (The Washington Post). Completely revised,
up-to-date new edition. Expanded from 450 to over 650 pages, it covers
all the emotional, legal, financial, medical, and logistical issues in
caring for the elderly.
745.92 WEI Simple Flower Arranging by Mark Welfor and Stephen Wicks. From simple
arrangements that brighten up a room, to one-of-a-kind gifts and
gorgeous wedding bouquets, "Simple Flower Arranging" contains more than
60 inspirational projects that anyone can do at home.
782.1 RID The American Musical: History and Development by Peter Riddle. The American Musical
is a unique fusion of drama and music, which has become especially
important during the past fifty years. Peter Riddle provides us with a
detailed exploration of the evolution and development of this form of
music theatre in North America.