Lasers Work Like This Larsen 1969 Lasers! What a great topic for a children’s non-fiction book! This was pretty cutting edge stuff in 1969 when the book was published. Some of the topics are still relevant, such as
Complete Idiot’s Guide to Online Genealogy McClure 2000 Submitter: We’re in the midst of a big shifting project, and as I was making my way through the 920s, I came across this gem – Complete Idiot’s Guide to Online Genealogy
The Romance of Nickel International Nickel Company of Canada 1957 Submitter: My submission is a short paean to nickel, called The Romance of Nickel. The cover does little to convince me, however, as it shows the desolate wasteland created by nickel
Man and Power The Story of Power from the Pyramids to the Atomic Age de Camp 1961 What a “powerful” book. (See what I did there?) I guess for 1961, this probably wasn’t a bad choice. I think it is
Science and the Moral Life Otto 1949 Philosophy nerds might recognize Max Otto’s name. You can read about his writings and career here. Obviously, Otto’s writing is worthy of collection and inclusion in a variety of libraries. This little paperback
Transcribing and Editing Oral History Baum 1977 Submitter: Finally tackling a long-overlooked section in my small academic library yesterday and found this one. I was amazed that the 33 1/3 record was still in the back until I looked at
How Man Became Morris 1972 The artwork in this book is just nightmarish. The facial expressions are creeping me out, and the charcoal drawings seem too dark and dense for kids. I am not sure of the target age group.
Blood and Its Cargo Kalina 1974 Here we go with another health book for the kids. Now is your chance to learn all about BLOOD! My problem with this book is the awful line drawings. It looks like “Flat Stanley”