New books for week of December 31, 2016

 

Book cover"Florence Nightingale" by Catherine Reef “Florence Nightingale”
by Catherine Reef

This is the biography of the woman who saved countless lives and changed an entire profession bringing it respectability in an age when working women were frowned upon and establishing methods of treatment that are still in use today.

 

Book cover of "Joan of Arc" by Helen Castor"Joan of Arc"
by Helen Castor

This biography gives a startling new look at the medieval world of Joan of Arc as well as, fresh insight into her life as a nineteen-year-old peasant girl who became a warrior and led and army to victory.

 

book cover of "Victoria the Queen" by Julia Baird "Victoria the Queen"
by Julia Baird

Drawing on previously unpublished papers this intimate biography is a stunning new portrait of the woman who loved, lost and ruled an empire.

 

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.