Newest arrivals filling Oakhurst Library shelves

May 27, 2014 

The latest arrivals at the Oakhurst Library are:


Adult books

All That Is by James Salter (Fiction). In this sweeping and deeply moving story set in the years after World War II, young naval officer Philip Bowman returns to America and finds a position as a book editor. But despite his success in his new life, what eludes him is love.

An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris (Fiction). In 1895 Paris, Alfred Dreyfus, a young Jewish officer, was convicted to life imprisonment and stripped of his rank in front of a baying crowd of 20,000. However, not long after Dreyfus is delivered to his desolate prison, new information begins to emerge involving malignant deceit in the uppermost levels of government.

The Chase by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg (Adult Mystery).These best-selling authors return in this action-packed, exciting adventure featuring master con artist Nicolas Fox and die-hard FBI agent Kate O'Hare. This time around, things go from hot to nuclear when government secrets are on the line.

National Geographic 125 Years by Mark Collin Jenkins (Non-Fiction). Published in commemoration of National Geographic's 125th photographed book echoes the National Geographic founder's ideal to illuminate "the world and all that's in it."


Children's and Young Adult Titles

Lulu and the Dog From the Sea by Hilary McKay (Juvenile Fiction). Lulu and her family are going on vacation to a cottage by the sea. When they arrive, they learn that a stray dog on the beach is upsetting everyone by stealing their food. Of course, Lulu must help him. But she must do so before the dogcatcher finds him first.

Penny and Her Doll by Kevin Henkes (Juvenile Easy Reader). Penny loves her new doll. The doll is absolutely perfect, from her head to her toes. But Penny's doll needs a name. What should Penny call her?

The Tortise and the Hare by Jerry Pinkney (Juvenile Non-Fiction). Beautiful illustrations abound in this companion to the Caldecott Medal-winning The Lion and the Mouse. This stunning masterpiece tells a journey that embodies bravery, perseverance, and humility.

The Compound by S.A. Bodeen (Young Adult Fiction). Eli and his family have lived in the underground Compound for six years. The world they know is gone. However, as problems threaten to destroy their sanctuary – and their sanity – Eli can't help but wonder if he'd rather take his chances outside.


DVDs

Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox. As a boy, Barry Allen had his life torn apart when his mother was a victim of a violent crime – but now, using his power of super speed, he will traverse time to change that fateful day.

Billy: The Movie. With an all-star cast including Academy Award winner Martin Landau, Lindsay Wagner and country music star Josh Turner, witness the rise of Billy Graham as he becomes one of the most admired figures in American history.

The X-Files: The Complete Second Season. As the second season begins, the X-Files have been shut down and Mulder and Scully are separated. Join this second season adventure that ultimately brings the agents back together, forging a bond that makes them closer than ever before.

LeapFrog Letter Factory. Learn letters and their sounds. LeapFrog characters spring to life in this engaging and educational video. Fun songs will have kids singing letter sounds in no time.

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