Your lovely librarians hope that each of you had a fun-filled Spring Break. Now that we have returned it is time to get back in the groove of things. Before you know it, finals will be upon us. During one of your study sessions in McShain Library be sure to check-out our newest books. You will be glad you did.
1) Jaws by Peter Benchley
A killer shark is on the loose in the waters near the small coastal town of Amity. It is up to the police-chief, a marine biologist, and a local fisherman to stop the carnage by hunting down the shark.
2) Eyes Wide Open by Paul Fleischman
Recognized as an Outstanding Science Trade Book for K-12 students by the National Science Teachers Association, Eyes Wide Open explores the destruction of the natural environment by focusing on five key issues: population, consumption, energy, food, and climate.
3) Bad for You: Exposing the War Against Fun by Kevin C. Pyle and Scott Cunningham
Social websites harm children’s minds. Flash mobs disrupt the peace. Day dreaming is a waste of time. Do you ever feel like adults are trying to ruin all of the fun? Yes? This book will help you provide an informed response next time an adult tries to argue against fun.
4) Dirt Bikes, Drones, and Other Ways to Fly by Conrad Wesselhoeft
Arlo Santiago is a teen with an important decision to make. Either he can continue to be the best player in a drone based video game, or he can pursue the real thing by working for the U.S military. Which will he choose?