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Non fiction:

Social and Psychological Disorder in the Works of Edgar Allan Poe

Politics in George Orwell’s Animal Farm

Bioethics in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

What Rights Should Illegal Immigrants Have?

Racial Profiling



Factory Farming

Monsters and Mythical Creatures series




               Water Monsters


Graphic Novel Novels


               Henry V



Ghetto Cowboy by G. Neri

               “An exceptional and deeply moving story about a father and son finding their way to each other and a community daring to fight for what they believe in.”  (cover review)

 Virtuosity by Jessica Martinez

               “Beautiful writing, a swoon-worthy romance, and tension that will keep you turning the pages.” (cover review)

 The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

               A Louisiana teenager arrives in London as murders mimicking those of Jack the Ripper keep the city in fear.

 First Descent by Pam Withers

               The extreme sport of whitewater combined with an adventure of an endangered world and a people struggling to exist.

 Jane by April Lindner

               A modern retelling of Jane Eyre.  After the death of her parents, Jane becomes a nanny for rock icon Nico Rathburn.  Since Jane Eyre is one of Mrs. Braeuler’s favorite oldies, she has first dibs on this one!

 The Only Ones by Aaron Starmer

               Everyone in the world is suddenly taken away one afternoon, except for a small band of children.  Imagine a world with no adults! 

 Troublemaker by Andrew Clements

               What if you have a reputation as a troublemaker and you want to change your ways? This book’s about the fine line between good humored mischief and dangerous behavior and how choices make all the difference.

 Boost by Kathy Mackel

               How far will a top girl athlete go to achieve superstar status?

One Response to “Just Arrived New Books”

  1. Deann Broach says:

    I’d personally enjoy to retire in San Raphael, France on the Mediterranean Sea. It is so gorgeous! I’d also work on learning French since extremely few folks there speak English.

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