New books for the week of April 14, 2018

 

Book cover of "This Old John Deer" by Michael Dregni“This Old John Deere”
by Michael Dregni

Whether you dream of restoring an old tractor or have an entire shed full of them this book is a treasury of tractor memories, short stories, tall tales, and essays all devoted to John Deere tractors and their role on the family farm.

 

Book cover of "Farewell to the Horse" by Ulrich Raulff"Farewell to the Horse"
by Ulrich Raulff

There was a time when horses were once man’s most indispensable companion but in the age of machinery they began to disappear from human history. This book paints a stunning panorama of a world shaped by hooves and imprint left on humankind.

 

book cover of "Locally Laid" by Lucie B. Amundsen"Locally Laid"
by Lucie B. Amundsen

This book tells how a Midwest family with zero agricultural experience went from a few backyard chickens, none of which had yet to lay an egg, to a plucky, industry changing commercial-scale, pasture-raised egg farm.

 

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.