At the Butt End of a Rainbow and Other Irish Tales Livesey 1970 Submitter: Oh fine, inevitable commenters. Rant about the literary and cultural value of the contents (which I didn’t bother to scan because … really) and the shallowness
Fearless Flying The Complete Program for Relaxed Air Travel Forgione and Bauer 1980 When I first saw this I thought of Erica Jong’s Fear of Flying. No, this is NOT that book. This book is to help with anxiety and
Germany Berner 1951 Holly: There are an embarrassing number of public and public school libraries that still own this title. Country books get old after ten years, max (less than that depending on political climate, major events, etc.). This book
Rhodesia: In Pictures Bailey 1973 Holly: Rho-what?? Why do public and school libraries insist upon having country books in their collections for countries that no longer exist…and haven’t existed in a full generation of library users? Pass them along to
Let’s Visit Australia Caldwell 1963 Yes, this is still in an active youth nonfiction collection. We have featured some real “winners” here at ALB. We have a regular United Nations of outdated information going. This is NOT better than nothing.
Canadian Garbage Collectors Bourgeois and LaFave 1991 Submitter: While weeding the nonfiction section at my daughter’s elementary school, which is not in Canada, I came across this never-circulated gem. The back cover promises that the content is “totally Canadian.” Really.
Made in Canada Bonner 1960 I ran across this gem while looking at country books, and found quite a few choice items on our Young Giant to the North. This book is a book for youth on native people’s art.
Border Wardens Meyers 1971 Submitter: Really, any 1971 discussion of enforcing the US-Mexican border is out of date, especially with it being such a prominent issue these days. People are seeking information. The subtitle and back flap text also indicate