New Nonfiction Books for Adults
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Nonfiction books for adults.
Montlake Elementary School
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Crown Hill Elementary
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Encyclopedia of Electronic Components
Want to know how to use an electronic component? This third book of a three-volume set includes key information on electronics parts for your projects--complete with photographs, schematics, and diagrams. You'll learn what each one does, how it works, why it's useful, and what variants exist. No matter how much you know about electronics, you'll find fascinating details you've never come across before. Perfect for teachers, hobbyists, engineers, and students of all ages, this reference puts reliable, fact-checked information right at your fingertips--whether you're refreshing your memory or exploring a component for the first time. Beginners will quickly grasp important...
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"What happens when you jam almost a dozen jails, bulging at the seams with society's cast-offs, onto a spit of landfill, purposefully hidden from public view and named after the family of a judge who sent escaped slaves and free Black men to plantations in the South? Prize-winning journalists Graham Rayman and Reuven Blau have spent two years interviewing more than 130 people comprising a broad cross-section of lives Rikers has touched-from detainees and their relatives to officers, lawyers, and commissioners, with stories spanning from the 1970s to the present day. The deeply personal accounts that emerge call into question...
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What Do You Want Out of Life?
"Do you want to make a lot of money or do you want to work for justice? Do you want to run marathons or sing in a choir? Do you want to have children or travel the world? The things we care about in life - families, friendships, jobs, health, moral ideals, hobbies - tend to conflict with each other. Unresolvable conflicts make our lives worse, because they prevent us from doing what matters to us. Worse still, we don't always know what we really want, or how to define success. How can you resolve a problem you've barely identified?...
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Masters of the Lost Land
"In the tradition of Killers of the Flower Moon, a haunting murder-mystery revealing the human story behind one of the most devastating crimes of our time: the ruthless destruction of the Amazon rainforest-and anyone who stands in the way"--
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Laptops for Seniors
Provides information on the basics of laptop computers, covering such topics as buying a laptop, working with Windows 10 and 11, using email and social networking sites, and keeping information safe online.
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The Artist in the Counterculture
"An examination of the counterculture movement in California and how it both influenced and was influenced by art"--
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The Rules of Programming
"This philosophy-of-programming guide presents a unique and entertaining take on how to think about programming. A collection of 21 pragmatic rules, each presented in a standalone chapter, captures the essential wisdom that every freshly minted programmer needs to know and provides thought-provoking insights for more seasoned programmers"--
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All the Things They Said We Couldn't Have
"Now, more than ever, trans people deserve to hear stories of hope, where being trans doesn't have to be defined by fear, but can be experienced through courage, freedom and the love and acceptance of their chosen families. Through a series of uplifting vignettes, T. C. gently leads you through the seasons--beginning in autumn and the shedding of leaves and identity, moving through the darkness of winter, its cold days, and the reality of daily life, into spring, newness and change, and ending with the joy of long summer days and being out and proud. Celebratory and empowering, these stories...
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