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Four novels of the 1940s & 50s

Four classic novels of psychologically-driven horror from the author of The Haunting of Hill House include her 1948 debut tale of the secrets lurking beneath suburbia to the 1958 story of a mourning family convinced the world is ending .—Baker & Taylor

Four novels of the 1940s & 50s

Shirley Jackson
Jackson

Four classic novels of psychologically-driven horror from the author of The Haunting of Hill House include her 1948 debut tale of the secrets lurking beneath suburbia to the 1958 story of a mourning family convinced the world is ending .—Baker & Taylor



"The perfect companion to the recent attention Jackson's gotten with the film adaptation of We Have Always Lived in the Castle and Shirley, the biopic starring Elizabeth Moss, this is a compendium of early works by the understated master of cautionary tales about middle-class Postwar America. In this volume: The Road Through the Wall, Hangsaman, The Bird's Nest, and The Sundial."—Submitted by Ryan S., Selector Librarian


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The Shipping News

Surprising transformations take place when a newspaperman's elderly aunt and two daughters decide to move back to their family home on the coast of Newfoundland.—Baker & Taylor

"This book pulled me into life in Newfoundland with wonderful characters with such interesting names as Quoyle, Nutbeam, Wavey Prowse, and Diddy Shovel. The story is dark, but often very funny."—Submitted by Paula GO., Web Administrator

The Shipping News

Annie Proulx
Proulx

Surprising transformations take place when a newspaperman's elderly aunt and two daughters decide to move back to their family home on the coast of Newfoundland.—Baker & Taylor



"This book pulled me into life in Newfoundland with wonderful characters with such interesting names as Quoyle, Nutbeam, Wavey Prowse, and Diddy Shovel. The story is dark, but often very funny."—Submitted by Paula GO., Web Administrator


Bicentennial Staff Picks

Voices of Freedom: English and Civics for U.S. Citizenship

Prepares students for the civics and English requirements of the new U.S. citizenship test; also serves as a basic course for students enrolled in adult EL/Civics programs. Book + CD. (Intermediate level)

Voices of Freedom: English and Civics for U.S. Citizenship

Bill Bliss
LIBERTY 320.473 Bli

Prepares students for the civics and English requirements of the new U.S. citizenship test; also serves as a basic course for students enrolled in adult EL/Civics programs. Book + CD. (Intermediate level)


Citizenship Preparation

Immigration Made Simple: An Easy-to-Read Guide to the U.S. Immigration Process

Everything you need to know about U.S. immigration rules and regulations. (Advanced Level)

Immigration Made Simple: An Easy-to-Read Guide to the U.S. Immigration Process

Barbara Brooks Kimmel, Alan M. Lubiner
342.082 Kim

Everything you need to know about U.S. immigration rules and regulations. (Advanced Level)


Citizenship Preparation

Pass the New Citizenship Test (Third Edition)

Includes 100 civics questions and answers, reading and writing, 100 civics cards for practice, and link to free online 100 civics cards with audio. (Intermediate Level)

Pass the New Citizenship Test (Third Edition)

Angelo Tropea
VITAL 323.623 Tro

Includes 100 civics questions and answers, reading and writing, 100 civics cards for practice, and link to free online 100 civics cards with audio. (Intermediate Level)


Citizenship Preparation

Citizenship Passing the Test: Civics and Literacy

Teaches students words that must be pronounced correctly in spoken answer, words key to recognizing and understanding oral civics questions, words found on the official spelling list are identified, students can review the official USCIS test questions. Book + CD. (Intermediate Level)

Citizenship Passing the Test: Civics and Literacy

Lynne Weintraub
LIBERTY 323.623 Wei

Teaches students words that must be pronounced correctly in spoken answer, words key to recognizing and understanding oral civics questions, words found on the official spelling list are identified, students can review the official USCIS test questions. Book + CD. (Intermediate Level)


Citizenship Preparation

Citizenship Passing the Test: Ready for the Interview

Details on how to prepare for various interview situations and answer questions from the N-400 application; vocabulary and communication skills are reinforced. Book + CD. (Intermediate Level)

Citizenship Passing the Test: Ready for the Interview

Lynne Weintraub
LIBERTY 323.623 Wei

Details on how to prepare for various interview situations and answer questions from the N-400 application; vocabulary and communication skills are reinforced. Book + CD. (Intermediate Level)


Citizenship Preparation

Citizenship Passing the Test: Literacy Skills

Essential topics and key points covered by the 128 USCIS civics study questions. Teaches sounds and names of letters, simple spelling patterns and sight word recognition, and modified dictation writing activities. Book + CD. (Beginner Level)

Citizenship Passing the Test: Literacy Skills

Lynne Weintraub
VITAL 323.623 Wei

Essential topics and key points covered by the 128 USCIS civics study questions. Teaches sounds and names of letters, simple spelling patterns and sight word recognition, and modified dictation writing activities. Book + CD. (Beginner Level)


Citizenship Preparation

American History 2: 1870—The Obama Presidency

Explore American history with this workbook that includes short reading passages, maps, graphics, and primary sources excerpts to explain historical facts, concepts and ideas. (Intermediate Level)

American History 2: 1870—The Obama Presidency

Saddleback Educational Publishing
VITAL 973 Ame

Explore American history with this workbook that includes short reading passages, maps, graphics, and primary sources excerpts to explain historical facts, concepts and ideas. (Intermediate Level)


Citizenship Preparation

American History 1: Discovery—1877

Discover early American history with this workbook that includes short reading passages, maps, graphics, and primary sources excerpts to explain historical facts, concepts and ideas. (Intermediate level)

American History 1: Discovery—1877

Saddleback Educational Publishing
VITAL 973 Ame

Discover early American history with this workbook that includes short reading passages, maps, graphics, and primary sources excerpts to explain historical facts, concepts and ideas. (Intermediate level)


Citizenship Preparation

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