New Books in the Library

Our Spring book order arrived last week. We love new books. We enjoy all aspects of new books:

1) determining the need

2) researching the titles

3) ordering them

4) anticipating their arrival

5) unpacking the boxes

6) sharing the excitement with our new librarian, Denise, and other NYSCI staff.

7) Offering them to you

 

Today we feature two great titles:

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Stripes of all types by Susan Stockdale.

An beautifully illustrated introduction to the many ways that animals wear stripes. Includes an afterword with a brief description of each animal and a matching game.

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Madam C.J. Walker and new cosmetics by Katherine Krohn.
Presents a brief biography in graphic novel format of Madam C.J. Walker, who invented a line of African-American hair products and cosmetics that helped her become the first self-made female millionaire.