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Holiday Collection

Holiday Collection  

The Holiday Collection features more than 700 titles that highlight holiday celebrations around the world. Titles for all age levels are included, from playful texts about Santa Claus for K-6 readers to in-depth studies of cultural customs and fiction for adult readers.

Notable titles include:

  • Chocolate Holidays: Unforgettable Desserts for Every Season by Alice Medrich
  • Honeyky Hanukah by Woody Guthrie
  • Snowbound at Christmas by Debbie Mason
  • Feliz Año Nuevo!: Happy New Year! by Alex Appleby and Christina Green
  • St. Patrick: The First Missionary: From How the Irish Saved Civilization by Thomas Cahill

Publishers include Penguin Random House, Gareth Stevens Publishing. Hachette, Artisan Books and the Holiday House.

Title List(s):
Holiday Collection


New Popular Adult Fiction

New Popular Adult Fiction  

This collection includes bestselling, high-demand popular fiction titles from the last few months covering a broad range of subjects to suit a variety of reader interests. Included are titles from top authors as well as New York Times Bestsellers and the latest blockbusters.

Highlighted titles:

  • Turbo Twenty-Three A Stephanie Plum Novel
  • Catalyst (Star Wars) A Rogue One Novel
  • Night School A Jack Reacher Novel
  • Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood
  • The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies

Title List(s):
New Popular Adult Fiction


New Popular Adult Nonfiction

New Popular Adult Nonfiction  

This Collection includes nonfiction titles from the last few months from top trade publisher. Popular topics covered include business, current events, cooking, health and fitness, history, medicine, political science, sports and recreation, science, travel, and more.

Title List(s):
New Popular Adult Nonfiction


AAUP Titles for High School and Public Libraries Collection

AAUP Titles for High School and Public Libraries Collection  

This collection contains titles from the American Association of University Presses (AAUP) selected for Public and Secondary School Libraries bibliography. Topics cover the humanities, social sciences, science, technology, math, the arts and more.

Highlighted titles:

The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women Across the Ancient World
A Constitutional History of the U.S. Supreme Court
Newton’s Apple and Other Myths About Science
Harness the Sun: America’s Quest for a Solar-powered Future
From Little Houses to Little Women: Revisiting a Literary Childhood

Title List(s):
AAUP Titles for High School and Public Libraries Collection


Graphic Novel Collections

Graphic Novel Collections

Graphic Novels have grown in popularity in all types of libraries. These Graphic Novel Collections highlight some of the best, most popular titles for all readers, along with great titles about graphic novels. Find titles for your pleasure readers, writers and creators, and pop culture aficionados. Please note not all titles are appropriate for youth, and not all titles are available in all markets and territories.

Graphic Novels & Comics Collection - Ranging in story and style, this collection includes high-demand series starters and standalone graphic novels and comics. Included are titles from top creators such as Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, Julie Maroh, David Homel, Brian Vaughan, Fiona Staples and others. This collection is not intended for juvenile audiences. Subsequent volumes are available

Graphic Novels & Comics Collection - History and Criticism - Created in collaboration with EBSCO's H.W. Wilson Core Collections, this collection includes titles on the history, criticism and cultural placement of graphic novels and comics.

Classics as Graphic Novels - This collection contains classic novels in graphic novel format suitable for readers of all ages. Find your favorites or discover a new one with rich graphics!

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Graphic Novels & Comics Collection

Graphic Novels & Comics Collection - History and Criticism

Classics as Graphic Novels


EBSCO eClassics

EBSCO eClassics

EBSCO eBooks™ is proud to provide EBSCO eClassics, 25 free e-books available to anyone interested in these well-known, young adult literary novels. These world-class narratives include the works of famous authors such as Dickens, London, Wells and Melville and offer readers some of most famous stories in history to enjoy in the classroom, at home or on-the-go.

For more information on how to add these titles to your digital catalog please contact EBSCO Customer Support.

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EBSCO eClassics


Summer Reading 2016

Summer Reading 2016

The Summer Reading Collection includes modern favorites and popular classics by noteable authors that support summer reading curricula for grades K through 12.

Highlighted titles:

  • I Crawl Through It by A.S. King
  • The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel Brown
  • The BFG by Roald Dahl
  • Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • H Is for Home Run by Brad Herzog

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Summer Reading 2016


Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Collection

Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Collection

Exploring imaginative, futuristic and supernatural settings, this collection includes titles on time travel, alternative history, magic and sorcery, and mythological beings from top fiction publishers including Penguin Random House, Hachette Book Group, and Tachyon Publication.

Notable titles in this collection include:

  • The Lemoncholy Life of Annie Aster by Scott Wilbanks
  • The Secret of Dreadwillow Carse by Brian Farrey
  • United State of Japan by Peter Tieryas
  • The Edge of Worlds by Martha Wells

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Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Collection


New Releases Collection

New Releases Collection  

Hot off the e-press. Find all the newest content in this collection featuring titles released in the past month from many of the most popular and highly acclaimed authors in the world.

Notable new titles within the collection include:

  • Swing Time by Zadie Smith
  • Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
  • 15th Affair by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
  • The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
  • Night School: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child

Title List(s):
New Releases


Sports Collection

Sports Collection

An interdisciplinary collection of over 100 nonfiction titles focusing on sport in its various aspects. Topics coveres include training, sports science, sports medicine, sports and media, psychological aspects of sports, sports history, economics, marketing, biography, anatomy, sportsmanship, athletes, coaching and performance.

Top publishers include Penguin Random House, Human Kinetics, Springer, Rowman & Littlefield and Hachette.

Title List(s):
Sports Collection


Best of 2015

Best of 2015

All titles in this collection appear on Best Books of 2015 lists. Sources include Library Journal, Publisher’s Weekly, Book List and many more. This collection contains fiction, nonfiction, children’s and young adult titles.

  • The Thing About Jellyfish - Kirkus Best of 2015, Amazon Top 20 Children’s Books of 2015
  • Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead - Business Insider’s 20 best business books of 2015
  • Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America - Kirkus Best of 2015, Amazon Best Books of the Year: Top 20
  • A Spool of Blue Thread - Library Journal’s Best Books 2015
  • All the Things We Never Knew - Booklist Best Adult Nonfiction of 2015

Notable Publisher include Hachette Book Group, Penguin Random House, Perseus Books, Sourcebooks Inc., Yale University Press.

Title List(s):
Best of 2015


Women's History Collection

Women's History Collection

Released to coincide with Women’s History Month, this collection contains titles delving into the social, economic and cultural history of women around the world.  Titles range from a detailed biography of one woman’s experiences during the fall of the Roman Republic to a study on gender, mobility and labor in 20th and 21st century Japan. This collection contents high demand titles from reputable publishers that will enhance any collection’s holdings.

•    Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte by Carol Berkin
•    The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore
•    A Traveled First Lady: Writings of Louisa Catherine Adams
•    The Lonely War: One Woman's Account of the Struggle for Modern Iran by Nazila Fathi
•    A Forgotten Sisterhood: Pioneering Black Women Educators and Activists in the Jim Crow South by Audrey Thomas McCluskey

Top publishers include Oxford University Press, Taylor & Francis, University of North Carolina Press, Penguin Random House, Rowman & Littlefield and Perseus Books.

Title List(s):
Women's History Collection


Consumer Health

Consumer Health

The Consumer Health Collection includes over 150 titles that focus on health related issues aimed at the general public. Topics include chronic pain management, coping with a cancer diagnosis, diabetes, ADHD, as well as alternative treatments and navigating the health care system.

  • The Triumphant Patient: Become an Exceptional Patient in the Face of Life-Threatening Illness
  • Navigating Life with Multiple Sclerosis
  • Talking to Your Doctor: A Patient’s Guide to Communication in the Exam Room and Beyond
  • Mayo Clinic Guide to Pain Relief
  • 50 Critical Cancer Answers

Top publishers include ABC-CLIO, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Rowman & Littlefield, Springer Publishing Company, Inc., and Taylor & Francis Ltd.

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Consumer Health


African American History Collection

African American History Collection

The African American History Collection features more than 230 titles to enhance your library’s African American History Month programs. Titles for all age levels are included, from biographies of famous political leaders, athletes, and performers for the K-8 set, to primary source materials from major events in US history and current bestsellers by award-winning authors.

Notable titles within the collection include:

Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853, From a Cotton Plantation Near the Red River in Louisiana by Solomon Northup
The Buffalo Soldiers: Their Epic Story and Major Campaigns by Debra J. Sheffer
Crispus Attucks and African American Patriots of the American Revolution by Brian Siddons
A City Within a City: The Black Freedom Struggle in Grand Rapids, Michigan by Todd E. Robinson (Choice OAT)
Stokely: A Life by Peniel E. Joseph (Choice OAT)

Notable publishers include Random House Inc., Hachette Book Group, and Perseus Books.

Title List(s):
African American History Collection


Basic Programming Collection

Basic Programming Collection  

This collection includes more than 200 titles that focus on introductory and beginners computer programming. Topics include various programming languages, computer applications, design, game and website development, and more.

  • Adventures in Coding
  • Python Crash Course: A Hands-on, Project-based Introduction to Programming
  • Learning Swift: Building Apps for OS X and IOS
  • Bitcoin for the Befuddled
  • Beginning Game Programming 

Publishers include No Starch, John Wiley & Sons, No Starch Press and Packt Publishing.

Title List(s):
Basic Programming Collection


Basic Electronics for Senior Citizens

Basic Electronics for Senior Citizens  

This collection includes more than 250 titles that focus on introducing and explaining every day electronics and their applications for learners of all ages. Topics include desktop applications, cell phones, tablets, social media, and more.

 

  • Windows 10 for Seniors
  • Macs for Seniors
  • Facebook for Dummies
  • Amazon Fire Phone: The Missing Manual
  • Take Control of Your Passwords

Publishers include Gareth Stevens, John Wiley & Sons and Springer.

Title List(s):
The Basic Electronics for Senior Citizens Collection


Independent and Self Published Award Winners and Best Sellers Collection

Independent and Self Published Award Winners and Best Sellers Collection  

This collection features nearly 350 self-published titles and titles published by independent publishers, and each title in the collection has won an award, landed on a best seller list, or both. 

Notable titles within the collection include:

  • The Pull of the Moon by Julie Paul
  • Byrd by Kim Church
  • Prague Summer by Jeffrey Condran
  • Joni Mitchell: In her own words by Malka Marom
  • Homer Economicus: The Simpsons and Economics by Joshua Hall
  • Jack the Castaway by Lisa Doan
  • Days of Revolution: Political Unrest in an Iranian Village by Mary Elaine Hegland

Title List(s):
Independent and Self Published Award Winners and Best Sellers Collection


Best Sellers Collection

Best Sellers Collection  

All titles in this collection have appeared on a national best sellers list such as: New York Times Best Seller List, Los Angeles Times Best Seller List, USA Today Best Seller List, Wall Street Journal Best Seller List and other national seller listings. This collection contains more than 800 titles. 

Notable titles within the collection include:

  • Two by Two
  • Woman of God
  • Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchhill

Notable publishers include Trajectory, Penguin Random House, Hachette, Perseus, Workman, and many more.

Title List(s):
Best Sellers Collection


Additional Featured Collections for Public Libraries

Additional Featured Collections for Public Libraries

Below are additional collections of interest for public library patrons.

Title List(s):
Breast Cancer Awareness Collection

Native American Heritage Collection

Baseball Collection