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The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story, by Douglas Preston

An international team of archaeologists, scientists, and filmmakers embark on a journey in search of the legendary Ciudad Blanco, rumored to be in the unexplored jungle of Eastern Honduras. Using the latest, somewhat controversial technology to map the jungle, our adventurers battle the elements and various deadly animals to find the lost city...and find more than they bargained for.

Call Number: 972.85 PRE

March: Book Three, by John Lewis

History comes to life. The final book in a graphic novel trilogy (yes, you should read all three!) that tells the personal story of John Lewis, hero of the Civil Rights Movement. In this installment, follow along with Lewis and other activists through the Freedom Summer and the march from Selma to Montgomery to the 1965 Voting Rights Act.

Call Number: GRA F LEW

Grunt : The Curious Science of Humans at War, by Mary Roach

A weird and fascinating "tour of duty" that reveals measures taken to protect soldiers from heat, explosions, noise, digestive issues, bird strikes, shark attacks, as well as how to repair injured bodies. Strange, illuminating, and never boring.

Call Number: 355 ROA

Hidden Figures, Margot Lee Shetterly

The true story of a group of talented African American female mathematicians who played an integral role in NASA's quest to launch astronauts into space during the Cold War.

Call Number: 510.92 LEE

Hillbilly Elegy : A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, J.D. Vance

A tender, haunting memoir of a family's journey out of Appalachia and poverty and their struggle to break free of their past.

Call Number: B VANCE

The Underground Girls of Kabul : In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan, by Jenny Nordberg

Foreign correspondent Jenny Nordberg reveals the secret Afghan custom of disguising girls as boys to improve their prospects, discussing its political and social significance as well as the experiences of its practitioners.

Call Number: 305.3 NOR


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