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 We have a regular United Nations of outdated information going.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Border Wardens Meyers 1971 Submitter: Really, any 1971 discussion of enforcing the US-Mexican border is out of date, especially with it being such a prominent issue these days.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
Russian Phrase Book: Department of the Army Pamphlet Headquarters, Department of the Army 1962 Submitter: It’s a Russian phrase pamphlet that dates to 1962, a few mos before the Cuban Missile Crisis! The phrases in here are a combo of what
For Men With Yen: A Guide to the Japanese Hostess System Rosenberg, O’Neill, and Kikuchi 1962 Submitter: A book about the hostess system in Japan from the 60s. I wish I knew more about this book. Holly: Well, let me
Afghanistan Checkerboard Geography Library: The Countries Italia 2002 Submitter: This is a new book and the content is fine. I just found the cover a little odd. What is the boy with the magnifying glass looking for? Taliban? Holly: I
TWA Vacation Guide and World Atlas Trans World Airlines 1956 I was sorting through donations getting ready for our book sale and I found this perched on a pile of textbooks. Surely no one will have this in a collection