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An array of books are added to the Mankato library


Mankato City Library added a large selection of new materials this month. In juvenile fiction, books to check out are: “Blooming at the Texas Sunrise Motel” by Kimberly Willis Holt, “We Are Party People” by Leslie Margolis, “XO, OX: A Love Story” by Adam Rex, “Boxitects” by Kim Smith, “Sulwe” by Lupita Nyong’o, “The Dragon Tamers” by James Russell, “Story Boat” by Kyo Maclear, “No One Likes A Fart” by Zoe Foster Blake, “Outside In” by Deborah Underwood, “President Taft is Stuck in the Bath” by Mac Barnett, “How I Met My Monster” by Amanda Noll, “I’m Not Millie!” by Mark Pett, “Everybody Says Meow” by Constance Lombardo, “People Share With People” by Lisa Wheeler, “Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story” by Kevin Noble Maillard, “Roll With It” by Jamie Sumner, “Gloom Town” by Ronald L. Smith, Graphic Novels: Nathan Hale’s “Hazardous Tales: Major Impossible”, “Cub” by Cynthia L. Copeland, “I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912” by Georgia Ball, and “She-Ra and the Princess of Power: Legend of the Fire Princess” by Gigi D.G.

The juvenile nonfiction section now includes: “Sing, Don’t Cry” by Angela Dominguez, “Meet Cindy Sherman: Artist, Photographer, Chameleon” by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan, “Childhood of Famous Americans: Mr. Rogers” by George E. Stanley, “Orphan Train: Taking the Rails to a New Life” by Rebecca Langston-George, “Equality’s Call: The Story of Voting Rights in America” by Deborah Diesen, “A Wild Child’s Guide to Endangered Animals” by Millie Marotta, “Fred’s Big Feelings: The Life and Legacy of Mister Rogers” by Laura Renauld, “My Body! What I Say Goes!” by Jayneen Sanders, and “Consent (For Kids!): Boundaries, Respect, and Being in Charge of You” by Rachel Brian.

In young adult, books added are: “Jane Anonymous” by Laurie Faria Stolarz, “I Believe in a Thing Called Love” by Maurene Goo, “Count All Her Bones” by April Henry, “Freya” by Matthew Laurence, “All the Ways the World Can End” by Abby Sher, and in Graphic Novels: “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Collection Vol. 1” by Kevin Eastman, “Glass Town: The Imaginary World of the Brontes” by Isabel Greenberg, and “Diana: Princess of the Amazons” by Shannon Hale.

In adult fiction, the library now has: “Along the Infinite Sea” by Beatriz Williams, “The 18th Abduction” by James Patterson, “Balance of Power” by James W. Huston, “The Voices” by Susan Elderkin, “The Tea Chest” by Heidi Chiavaroli, “Fool’s Bluff” by Lee Gregg, “Follow Me” by Kathleen Barber, “The Dancing Girls” by M.M. Chouinard, “How Quickly She Disappears” by Raymond Fleischmann, “Surviving the Forest” by Adiva Geffen, “The Overdue Life of Amy Byler” by Kelly Harms, “Seven Days” by Alex Lake, “The Lucky One” by Lori Rader-Day, “A Woman is No Man” by Etaf Rum, “Where the Forest Meets the Stars” by Glendy Vanderah, “The Lost Diary of M” by Paul Wolfe, Graphic Novels: “Godzilla Aftershock” by Arvid Nelson, “Star Trek: Year Five” by Jackson Lanzing, “Skull Island The Birth of Kong” by Arvid Nelson, and “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood.

Books added to adult nonfiction include: “Pinheads and Patriots: Where You Stand in the Age of Obama” by Bill O’Reilly, “How to Hang the Moon: Poems” by Huascar Medina, “The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today” by Thomas E. Ricks, “Talking to Strangers” by Malcolm Gladwell, “Fuss-Free Vegan: by Sam Turnbull, “Mail-Order Kid: An Orphan Train Rider’s Story” by Marilyn June Coffey, “Emily’s Story: The Brave Journey of an Orphan Train Rider” by Clark Kidder, “The Watergate Girl” by Jill Wine-Banks, “Enough: Notes From a Woman Who Has Finally Found It” by Shauna M. Ahern, “Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World-And Why Things Are Better Than You Think” by Hans Rosling, “Jane Against the World: Roe V. Wade and the Fight for Reproductive Rights” by Karen Blumenthal, “The Phantom Prince: My Life With Ted Bundy” by Elizabeth Kendall, “Race Against Time: A Reporter Reopens the Unsolved Murder Case of the Civil Rights Era” by Jerry Mitchell, “The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World” by Steve Brusatte, “The More or Less Definitive Guide to Self-Care” by Anna Borges, “Plant-Based on a Budget” by Toni Okamoto, and “The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington” by Brad Meltzer.

DVDs added to the library’s collection include: The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3: Koopa Rock!, Outbreak, Abracadabra Quilting: Hugs and Kisses Pattern & Family Cirle Pattern, Look Who’s Talking, The Man From Snowy River, Adventures of Dally & Spanky, The Art of Reading a Storybook, and Ghostbusters 2; and new XBOX 360 games available now include: Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Lego Jurassic World, Lego Lord of the Rings, and Lego Marvel Super Heroes. (All video games for checkout only at this time.)

For library information, contact Crystal Fullerton, Mankato City Library, 214 N High St., Ste #1, Mankato, Kan. 66956. Phone number is 785-378-3885


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