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Promises of Gold

José Olivarez - Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking collection of poems addressing how every kind of love -- self, brotherly, romantic, familial, cultural -- is birthed, shaped, and complicated by the invisible forces of gender, capitalism, religion, migration, and so on.. Love is at the heart of everything we do, and yet it is often...
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You Talkin' to Me?: The Unruly History of New York English

Graham, Elyse - OXFORD UNIV PR


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Folk Stories from the Hills of Puerto Rico / Cuentos folklóricos de las montañas de Puerto Rico (Critical Caribbean Studies) (English and Spanish Edition)

Rafael Ocasio - Rutgers University Press
Format: Paperback

This exciting new anthology gathers together Puerto Rican folktales that were passed down orally for generations before finally being transcribed beginning in 1914 by the team of famous anthropologist Franz Boas. These charming tales give readers a window into the imaginations and aspirations...
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Jim Trelease's Read-Aloud Handbook: Eighth Edition

Jim Trelease - Penguin Books
Format: Paperback

The classic million-copy bestselling handbook on reading aloud to children--revised and updated for a new generation of readersRecommended by "Dear Abby" upon its first publication in 1982, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease's beloved classic for more...
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Bagels, Bumf, and Buses: A Day in the Life of the English Language

Simon Horobin - Oxford University Press
Format: Hardcover

Where do our everyday words come from? The bagel you eat for breakfast, the bumf you have to wade through at the office, and the bus that takes you home again: we use these words without thinking about their origins or how their meanings have changed over time. Simon Horobin takes the reader...
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The Safe Library

Steve Albrecht - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Paperback

For over 22 years, Steve Albrecht has trained thousands of library employees around the country on the dos and don'ts of handling challenging, entitled, eccentric, demanding, harassing, or even threatening patrons. His articles, blogs, podcasts, and keynote speeches have helped empower...
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Creativity: A Short and Cheerful Guide

John Cleese - Crown
Format: Hardcover

"Many people have written about creativity, but although they were very, very clever, they weren't actually creative. I like to think I'm writing about it from the inside." --John CleeseCreativity is usually regarded as a mysterious, rare gift that only a few possess....
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Library Services for Online Patrons: A Manual for Facilitating Access, Learning, and Engagement

Pitts, Joelle E. - LIBRARIES UNLIMITED INC


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This America Of Ours: Bernard and Avis DeVoto and the Forgotten Fight to Save the Wild

NATE SCHWEBER - Mariner Books
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of the extraordinary fight to defend American wilderness from McCarthyism, and the radical couple who led the charge - and inspired a future of conservation In late-1940s America, few writers commanded attention like Bernard DeVoto. Alongside his brilliant wife and editor,...
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Practicing Intellectual Freedom in Libraries

Oltmann, Shannon M. - LIBRARIES UNLIMITED INC

Practicing Intellectual Freedom in Libraries is helpful for a wide range of people, from those only starting to learn about intellectual freedom to those more well-versed in the subject. For novices, it offers a solid introduction to intellectual freedom, grounded theoretically and empirically;...
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