Your Environment and What You Can Do About It Saltonstall 1970 Submitter: So the topic isn’t bad, but the book and the outdated content definitely is for a high school library! When your non-fiction books still consider estimations on what
Let’s Make Mary Hanley 1959 (original copyright 1937) Jack Hanley is one of the godfathers of sleazy materials. Evidently this book is still in publication. In 2011, Curzon Press released another edition. Before the 2011 edition, the last published copy
From Gasbags to Spaceships: The Story of the U.S. Air Force MacCloskey 1968 Submitter: Aside from the giggle inducing title, this is a pretty good historical look at the Air Force. The problem is, it ends in 1968 and we
Atomic Bombing How to Protect Yourself Davis, Ed Science Service 1950 My generation was told that we could hide from nuclear holocaust from underneath our school desk. Fortunately, I never had the opportunity to see this safety tip in action.
Nuclear War What’s in it for you? Ground Zero 1982 Ready to do some library shaming today and our first candidate is this little paperback from 1982. Aside from the dust that would induce a sneezing fit that would split
My Story of Michigan Geography
January 26, 2013 is Michigan’s Statehood Day, or as the kids will be calling it, Michigan’s 176th birthday. In preparation for our program, I was pulling materials. Tucked away in the 977s were these ancient books. Usually, I can’t get enough of this kind of material, since every 3rd grader in the state is studying all sorts of Michigan topics like cities, the Great Lakes, and of course, the Mackinac Bridge. Neither of the above books has circulated much. For today’s kids these are duds. (The second one was published before the Big Mac was built, which automatically discounts its value).
Young Peoples’ Story of the Modern World Hillyer and Huey 1966 There are some important pieces of history told in this book, no doubt about it. You can see the subjects it covers in the Table of Contents. There’s nothing
Great Negroes, Past and Present 3rd Ed. Adams 1976 Submitter: I am a teen librarian in [New York]. I found this book in our Children’s Reference Collection. The title shocked me and I think the pictures are horrible. They couldn’t