New books for week of September 03, 2016

 

Book cover "I am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai“I am Malala”
by Malala Yousafzai

This is the biography of the 15-year-old girl who stood up against the Taliban and fought for her right to an education only to be shot at point blank range in the head. She survived and has gone on to become a global symbol of peace and the youngest nominee ever for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Book cover of "The Romanov Sisters" by Helen Rappaport"The Romanov Sisters"
by Helen Rappaport

Relying upon a treasure trove of diaries and letters from family and friends this book sheds new light on the private lives of the doomed Grand Duchesses of Russia.

 

book cover of "The Woman Who Would Be King" by Kara Cooney"The Woman Who Would Be King"
by Kara Cooney

This is the engrossing biography of Hatshepsut, the longest-reigning female pharaoh in ancient Egypt and the story of her audacious rise to power.

 

Downloadable ebooks and Audiobooks

The library has just added hundreds of new titles! Everything from crafting to cooking to children’s books can be found on our website www.whitco.lib.wa.us.  Just go to our downloadable ebook and audiobook page and click on the link.