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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

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AAUP Titles for High School and Public Libraries Collection


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:

  • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • Bullseye by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
  • To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey
  • City of Sedition: This History of New York City During the Civil War by John Strausbaugh
  • Behold the Dreamer by Imbolo Mbue

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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.

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Sports Collection


Graphic Novels & Comics Collection

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.

Notable titles within the collection include:

  • 100 Months by John Hicklenton
  • Skandalon by Julie Maroh and David Homel
  • Saga by Brain Vaughan and Fiona Staples
  • The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore
  • Chew by John Layman and Rob Guillory

Notable publishers include Image Comics, Arsenal Pulp Press, Valiant Entertainment, and Independent Publishers Group.

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Graphic Novels & Comics Collection


Graphic Novels & Comics Collection - History and Criticism

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.

Featured titles include:

  • Comics Through Time: A History of Icons, Idols, and Ideas by M. Keith Booker
  • J.R.R. Tolkien, Robert E. Howard and the Birth of Modern Fantasy by James R. Keller
  • Son of Classics and Comics by C.W. Marshall and George Kovacs          
  • The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore
  • Beyond Bombshells: The New Action Heroine in Popular Culture by Jeffrey A. Brown

Notable publisher include ABC-CLIO, McFarland & Company, Oxford University Press, Penguin Random House, and University Press of Mississippi.

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Graphic Novels & Comics Collection - History and Criticism


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.

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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.

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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.

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African American History Collection


Basic Programming Collection

Basic Programming Collection

The Basic Programming 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. Key titles and publishers include:

  • Scratch 2.0 Programming for Teens by Jerry Lee Ford
  • Adventures in Raspberry Pi by Carrie Anne Philbin
  • Learn to Program with Scratch: A Visual Introduction to Programming with Games, Art, Science and Math by Majed Marji
  • Bitcoin for the Befuddled by Conrad Barski and Chris Wilmer
  • Beginning Game Programming by Jonathan Sald Harbour

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

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Basic Programming Collection


Basic Electronics for Senior Citizens

Basic Electronics for Senior Citizens

The Basic Electronics for Senior Citizens Collection includes nearly 175 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. Key titles and publishers include:

  • How Does Cloud Computing Work? by Leon Gray
  • Twitter for Dummies by Laura Fitton, et al
  • IPad: Portable Genius by Paul McFedries
  • Amazon Fire Phone: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla
  • Take Control of Your Passwords by Joe Kissell

Publishers include Gareth Stevens, John Wiley & Sons, O’Reilly Media and TidBITS Publishing.

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


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

Title List(s):
Holiday 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

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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:

  • The Stranger by Harlan Coben
  • Piranha by Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison
  • Library of Souls: The Third Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  • Grit and Hope: A Year with Five Latino Students and the Program that Helped Them Aim for College by Barbara Davenport
  • Fractal Worlds: Grown, Built, and Imagined by Michael Frame and Amelia Urry

Notable publishers include Little, Brown and Company, Penguin Random House, Hachette, Perseus, Workman, and many more.

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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.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Collection

Native American Heritage Collection

Baseball Collection