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Troubled Water: What’s Wrong with What We Drink

Siegel makes excellent arguments in favor of producing purer public drinking water. His proposals for doing that deserve serious consideration.

A Team of Their Own: How an International Sisterhood Made Olympic History

This poignant story showcases the bonds of friendship over Olympic glory and will appeal to fans of women’s sports and anyone who has experienced the special kinship that comes from being part of a team.

Clyde Fans: A Picture Novel

It’s only June, but Seth’s long-anticipated masterpiece is already a strong contender for one of 2019’s best graphic novels. [See author Q&A on p. 99.]

Rediscovering Travel: A Guide for the Globally Curious

Fans of Kugel's work in the Times or his YouTube channel "Amigo Gringo" or Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown, as well as anyone looking for unique travel experiences, will truly enjoy this fun audiobook.

Five Years Ahead of My Time: Garage Rock from the 1950s to the Present

Though not exhaustive and sometimes stretching the limits of the genre with such subcategories as folk garage, this fascinating and informative book builds upon the pioneering work of Richie Unterberger (Unknown Legends of Rock 'n' Roll). Will appeal to rock fans.

The Municipalists

Fried's debut explores issues likely to affect everyone—and pokes predatory capitalism with a sharp stick, attracting readers of darkly absurd science fiction à la Philip K. Dick, Charlie Jane Anders, and Warren Ellis.

Engaging Design: Creating Libraries for Modern Users

An additional purchase for librarians curious about library design.

We Want To Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom

Recommended for academic libraries serving preservice teachers.

The Make-or-Break Year: Solving the Dropout Crisis One Ninth Grader at a Time

One of the few comprehensive accounts of Chicago's remarkable educational triumph, this title deserves a place on the shelves of college, public, and high school libraries.

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