Prendergast Library Lists New Nonfiction Titles

The James Prendergast Library has added several new titles to its collection. They include:


“Dearie” by Bob Spitz. In this biography, Bob Spitz brings Julia Childs to life. He explores Julia Child’s search for her own expression and the effect that she has had on how people eat and live.

“Liberator” by Alex Kershaw. This is the story of Felix Sparks, a U.S. Army officer, and the fighting he and his men faced during the liberation of Europe during World War II.

“My Life in Politics” by Jacques Chirac. In this memoir, Chirac details his fifty year career in French politics, including his roles as president of France, mayor of Paris and international politician.

Other titles include:

1000 Details in Landscape Architecture by Francesc Zamora Mola

101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits by Melanie Mathos

11 Laws of Likability by Michelle Tillis Lederman

150 Best Jobs for the Military-to Civilian Transition by Laurence Shatkin

300 Best Jobs Without a Four-Year Degree by Laurence Shatkin

40 Great Stained Glass Projects by Michael Johnston

48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene

Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 for Dummies by Janine Warner

Adoption and Surrogate Pregnancy by Faith Merino

Affordable Bathroom Upgrades by Steve Cory

Affordable Kitchen Upgrades by Steve Cory


African American Faces of the Civil War by Ronald S. Coddington

African Americans

African-American Writers

Alaska Gas Pipeline

America Again by Stephen Colbert

American Antislavery Writings

American Diabetes Association Complete Guide to Diabetes

Amistad Rebellion by Marcus Rediker

Annuals and Perennials by Geoff Bryant

Aquarium Manual by Jeremy Gay

Arab Americans

Are Adoption Policies Fair?

Are Cell Phones Dangerous? by Bonnie Szumski

Art of Running Faster by Julian Goater

Art of the Hobbit by Wayne G. Hammond

Asian Americans

Attack on Pearl Harbor

Auto Upkeep by Michael E. Gray

Automate This by Christopher Steiner

Backyard Astronomer’s Guide by Terence Dickinson

Baron’s new GMAT

Barron’s AP English Literature and Composition

Barron’s AP European History

Barron’s AP Physics C

Barron’s AP Spanish by Alice G. Springer

Barron’s AP World History by John McCannon

Barron’s ASVAB

Barron’s SAT

Basic Anatomy for the Manga Artist by Christopher Hart

Basic Leathercrafting by Bill Hollis

Basketball for Women by Nancy Lieberman

Because I Said So by Ken Jennings

Beckett Baseball Card Price Guide

Beckett Hockey Card Price Guide

Become a Franchise Owner by Joel Libava

Becoming a U. S. Citizen

Below Stairs by Margaret Powell

Best American Sports Writing 2012

Best of Interweave Crochet by Marcy Smith

Bet the Farm by Frederick Kaufman

Betrayal of the American Dream by Donald L. Barlett

Beyond Outrage by Robert B. Reich

Big Book of Small House Designs


Biological and Chemical Weapons

Bitter Brew by William Knoedelseder

Blood of Free Men by Michael Neiberg

Blue Collar Resumes by Steven Provenzano

Boston Terriers

Bowhunting Whitetails the Eberhart Way by John Eberhart

Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan

Brief History of Afghanistan

Brief History of Argentina

Brief History of France

Brief History of Germany

Brief History of India

Brief History of Korea

Brief History of Peru

Brief History of Saudi Arabia

Brief History of Australia

Building a Small Business that Warren Buffett Would Love by Adam Brownlee

Building Decks

Building Websites all-in-one for Dummies by David Karlins

Bullying by Sally Kuykendall

Calligraphy Bible

Cancer-Fighting Kitchen by Rebecca Katz

Capturing Camelot by Kitty Kelley

Cast On, Bind off by Leslie Ann Bestor

Cell Phones and Driving

Cezanne by Alex Danchev

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy by Stephen Elias

Charter Schools

Chasing Doctor Dolittle by Con Slobodchikoff

Chi Marathon by Danny Dreyer

Child Labor and Sweatshops

Children’s Writer’s & Illustrator’s Market 2013

Christmas Crafts Scandinavian Style by Tone Merete Stenklov

Clever Crocheted Accessories

Coaching Youth Basketball

Coaching Youth Gymnastics

Coaching Youth Soccer

Cognitive Behavior Therapy by Judith S. Beck

Complete Guide to Figure Drawing for Comics and Graphic Novels by Daniel Cooney

Complete Guide to Wiring

Complete Idiot’s Guide to Pilates on the Mat by Karon Karter

Complete Triathlon Guide

Computer Basics by Michael Miller

Conflict 101 by Susan H. Shearouse

Cooking in Cast Iron by Valerie Aikman-Smith

Cooking Italian with the Cake Boss by Buddy Valastrro

Cooking Light Annual Recipes 2013

Copyright Handbook by Stephen Fishman

Cracking the GRE 2013 by Doug Pierce

Cracking the LSAT 2013 by Adam Robinson

Cracking the Praxis by Fritz Stewart

Cracking the PSAT 2013 by Jeff Rubenstein

Cracking the SAT 2013 by Adam Robinson

Critical Companion to Alice Walker by Carmen Gillespie

Critical Companion to J. D. Salinger by Bruce F. Mueller

Critical Companion to J. K. Rowling by Karley Adney

Critical Companion to J. R. R. Tolkien by Jay Ruud

Critical Companion to Jack London by Jeanne Campbell Reesman

Critical Companion to Maya Angelou by Jacqueline S. Thursby

Crochet Stitches Visual Encyclopedia by Robyn Chachula

Cyberbullying by Peggy J. Parks

Cybrarian’s Web by Cheryl Ann Peltier-Davis

Darwin by Paul Johnson

Dawn of Innovation by Charles R. Morris

Deer Hunting by Richard P. Smith

Desperate Sons by Les Standiford

Diabetes & Pregnancy

Digital Painting for the Complete Beginner by Carlyn Beccia

Digital Photo Art by Theresa Airey

Digital Photography Through the Year by Tom Ang

Discovering Totem Poles by Aldona Jonaitis

Distance Cycling by John Hughes

Dog Named Boo by Lisa J. Edwards

Domestic Violence

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Betty Edwards

Dreamweaver CS6 by David Sawyer McFarland

Drinking Diaries

Drywall by Myron R. Ferguson

Easy Microsoft Word 2010 by Sherry Kinkoph Gunter

Economic Indicators for Dummies by Michael Griffis

Education Reform by Ian C. Friedman

Ekaterinoslav by Jane Yolen

Empress of Fashion by Amanda Mackenzie Stuart

End of Men and the Rise of Women by Hanna Rosin

Essential Bicycle Maintenance & Repair by Aimeon Shanks

Essential Guide to Family & Medical Leave by Lisa Guerin

Essential Guide to Handling Workplace Harassment & Discrimination by Deborah C. England

Essential James Beard Cookbook

Etsypreneurship by Jason Malinak

Every Landlord’s Legal Guide by Marcia Stewart

Every Tenant’s Legal Guide by Janet Portman

Executor’s Guide by Mary Randolph

Exit the Colonel by Ethan Chorin

Exposure by Michael Woodford

Family Classics Diabetes Cookbook

Far From the Tree by Andrew Solomon

Fearless Fair Isle Knitting by Kathleen Taylor

Fine Woodworking Best Finishing Techniques

Fodor’s Alaska 2013

Fodor’s Alaska 2013

Fodor’s Arizona & the Grand Canyon 2013

Fodor’s California 2013

Fodor’s England 2013

Fodor’s Florida 2013

Fodor’s Northern California 2013

Fodor’s San Francisco 2013

Fodor’s Southern California 2013

Fodor’s Spain 2013

Fodor’s Vancouver & Victoria

Food in Jars by Marisa McClellan

Foot Book by Jonathan D. Rose

For Us the Living by Mort Kunstler

Ford Focus Automotive Repair Manual by Jay Storer

Fortress Israel by Patrick Tyler

Foundation by Peter Ackroyd

Foundations & Concrete Work

Fourteenth Day by David G. Coleman

Friendkeeping by Julie Klam

Frommer’s Scotland

Gallery of Best Cover Letters by David F. Noble

Games Without Rules by Tamim Ansary

Gay marriage

Gay Parenting

Generals by Thomas E. Ricks

Gershwins and Me by Michael Feinstein

Get it Together by Melanie Cullen

Getting Past What You’ll Never Get Over by John F. Westfall

Glittering Images by Camille Paglia

Global Warming by Julie Kerr Casper

Going Social by Jeremy Goldman

Golf Magazine’s Big Book of Basics

Good Pope by Greg Tobin

Google+ Marketing for Dummies by Jesse Stay

Grammar in Plain English by Harriet Diamond

Gravity’s Engines by Caleb Scharf

Great Empires by Stephen G. Hyslop

Great Pearl Heist by Molly Caldwell Crosby

Greatest Photographs of the American West

Growing Into God by John R. Mabry

Guerilla Factory by Tony Schwalm

Handknitter’s Yarn Guide by Nikki Gabriel

Health Care

Hispanic Americans by Rodney P. Carlisle

History of Spiritualism by Arthur Conan Doyle

Honor Bound by Raffaele Sollecito

House Beautiful Kitchens by Lisa Cregan

House Wiring Simplified by Floyd M. Mix

How Music Works by David Byrne

How to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy by Stephen Elias

How to Write a Business Plan by Mike McKeever

How Trading Floor Really Works by Terri Duhon

Hudson River School by Linda S. Ferber

Human Rights by Faith Merino

I Declare by Joel Osteen

I Got My Dream Job and So Can You by Pete Leibman

Ike’s Bluff by Evan Thomas

Illustrated Guide to Ducks and Geese and Other Domestic Fowl by Celia Lewis

iMac for Dummies by Mark L. Chambers

Immortal Bird by Doron Weber

In the Footsteps of Jesus by Jean-Pierre Isbouts

Insulate and Weatherize by Bruce Harley

iPad all-in-one for Dummies by Nancy Muir

Iron Curtain by Anne Applebaum

Isaac’s Army by Matthew Brzezinski

Islands Beyond the Horizon by Roger Lovegrove

J. K. Lasser’s Your Income Tax 2013

Jacques Pepin : New Complete Techniques

Jeep Wrangler Automotive Repair Manual by Mike Stubblefield

Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi

Jesus of Nazareth by Benedict XVI

Jewish Americans by Rodney P. Carlisle

Job Search Solution by Tony Beshara

Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies by Joshua Waldman

Joy of Hate by Greg Gutfeld

Juvenile Crime

Karting Manual by Joao Diniz Sanches

Kidney Disease by Walter A. Hunt

Knock ‘Em Dead Cover Letters by Martin Yate

Knock ‘Em Dead Job Interview by Martin Yate

Kovels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2013

Laptops for Dummies by Dan Gookin

Laptops Simplified by Sherry Kinkoph Gunter

Law of Diving Compensation by Marianne Williamson

Leading Apple with Steve Jobs by Jay Elliot

Life After Life by Raymond A. Moody

Life in Color

Lincoln, Little Crow and the Beginning of the Frontier’s End by Scott W. Berg

Lincoln’s Hundred Days by Louis P. Masur

Living Beautifully by Pema Chodron

Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Loving this Planet by Helen Calidcott

Luck or Something Like it by Kenny Rogers

MacBook for Dummies by Mark L. Chambers

Makers by Chris Anderson

Manage Your Stress by Joseph Shrand

Marvel Comics the Untold Story by Sean Howe

Master of the Mountain by Henry Wiencek

Mastering Mountain Bike Skills by Brian Lopes

Mastering Skateboarding by Per Welinder

Mastering Spanish Grammar by Margarita Gorrissen

Medical Marijuana

Meet me at Emotional Baggage Claim by Lisa Scottoline

Michael Douglas by Marc Eliot

Microsoft Access 2010 for Dummies by Alison Barrows

Microsoft Excel 2010 all-in-one for Dummies by Greg Harvey

Microsoft Outlook 2010 Plain & Simple by Jim Boyce

Microsoft PowerPoint2010 all-in-one- for Dummies by Peter Weverka

Microsoft Word 2010 all-in-one for Dummies by Doug Lowe

Microsoft Word 2010 Plain & Simple by Katherine Murray

Modern-Day Piracy

Music Law by Rich Stim

My Year in Meals by Rachael Ray

National Forgotten League by Dan Daly

National Geographic 125 Years by Mark Collins Jenkins

National Geographic Guide to State Parks of the United States

National Geographic Traveler : China

National Geographic Traveler : Columbia

National Geographic Traveler : Cuba

National Geographic Traveler : The Caribbean

National Geographic Traveler Miami & the Keys

National Geographic Traveler Sicily

Natural Building Companion by Jacob Deva Racusin

New Biology by Joseph Panno

New Revelation by Arthur Conan Doyle

Nolo’s Essential Guide to Child Custody & Support by Emily Doskow

Nolo’s Essential Guide to Divorce by Emily Doskow

Nook Tablet by Preston Gralla

November Knits by Kate Gagnon Osborn

Nuclear Power

Nuclear Power by James A. Mahaffey

Official Guide to America’s National Parks

On a Father Shore by William Souder

On Saudi Arabia by Karen Elliott House

Online Pornography

Online Privacy by Stephen Currie

Online Security by Carla Mooney

Organizations Don’t Tweet, People Do by Euan Semple

Over Time by Frank Deford

Painting with Mixed Media by Paula Guhin

Paris: a Love Story by Kati Marton

Particle at the End of the Universe by Sean Carroll

Patent it Yourself by David Pressman

Paul and Jesus by James D. Tabor

Persuasive Business Proposals by Tom Sant

Photoshop CS6 by Lesa Snider

Photoshop for Artists by Sylvie Covey

Pilates Anatomy by Rael Isacowitz

Pilates Illustrated by Portia Page

Plan Your Estate by Denis Clifford

Pools and Spas by Fran J. Donegan

Power From the People by Greg Pahl

Powerlifting by Dan Austin

Prenuptial Agreements by Katherine E. Stoner

Preserving Wild Foods by Matthew Weingarten

Principles of Knitting by June Hemmons Hiatt

Proof of Heaven by Eben Alexander

Publishing E-books for Dummies by Ali Luke

QuickBooks 2013 all-in-one for Dummies by Stephen L. Nelson

Rand McNally Road Atlas 2013

Renovation by Michael W. Litchefield

Renters’ Rights by Janet Portman

Resume 101 by Quentin J. Schultze

Rick Steves’ France

Rick Steves’ Great Britain

Rick Steves’ Italy

Rick Steves’ Paris

Rick Steves’ Venice

Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die by Willie Nelson

Running for Women by Jason R. Karp

Serious Strength Training by Tudor Bompa

Seventeen Solutions by Ralph Nader

Shiloh, 1962 by Winston Groom

Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver

Simple Crocheting by Erika Knight

Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman

Soldiers First by Joe Drape

Space Atlas by James Trefil

Spoon River Project by Tom Andolora

Stalin’s Secret Agents by M. Stanton Evans

Superfood Kitchen by Julie Morris

Tap Dancing to Work by Warren Buffett

Teach Yourself Visually Pinterest by Janet Majure

Teach Yourself Visually the New iPad by Lonzell Watson

Teenage Sexuality

Texas Off the Beaten Path

The Chew

This Living Hand by Edmund Morris

Thomas Jefferson by Jon Meacham

Tower by Nigel Jones

Understanding Alzheimer’s by Naheed Ali

Venice by Thomas F. Madden

Viper Pilot by Dan Hampton

We Have the War Upon Us by William J. Cooper

We Killed by Yael Kohen

What’s Behind the Numbers? by John Del Vecchio

When a Woman You Love was Abused by Dawn Scott Jones


Who I Am by Pete Townshend

Who Stole the American Dream? by Hedrick Smith

Whole Life Prostate Book by H. Ballentine Carter

Windows 8 Plain & Simple by Nancy Muir

Woman’s Guide to Living with HIV Infection by Rebecca A. Clark

Women’s Fitness Book

Women’s Health Big Book of Yoga by Kathryn Budig

Women’s Health Big Book of Yoga by Kathryn Budig

Women’s Rights by Natasha Thomsen

WordPress by Matthew MacDonald

WordPress for Dummies by Lisa Sabin-Wilson

World Almanac and Book of Facts 2013

World Without Cancer by Margaret I. Cuomo

Zooland by Irus Braverman


Change Your Words, Change Your Life by Joyce Meyer

Hello, Gorgeous by William J. Mann

Help, Thanks, Wow by Anne Lamott

Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap by Wendy Welch

Michael Douglas by Marc Eliot

Undefeated by Mike Freeman


Racketeer by John Grisham

Sever Clear by Stuart Woods

Soldier’s Wife by Joanna Trollope

Sunless Sea by Anne Perry

Sutton by J. R. Moehringer

Time Keeper by Mitch Albom