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Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void
Artist/Author/Cast:
Roach, Mary
Call Number:
571.0919 R6282p 2010
Description:

An exploration of the irresistibly strange universe of space travel and life without gravity.

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
Artist/Author/Cast:
Duhigg, Charles
Call Number:
158.1 D8713p 2012
Description:

Charles Duhigg brings to life a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential for transformation.

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can`t Stop Talking
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cain, Susan
Call Number:
155.232 C1358q 2012
Description:

This extraordinary book has the power to permanently change how we see introverts and, equally important, how introverts see themselves.

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hillenbrand, Laura
Call Number:
92 Zamperini 2010
Description:

The extraordinary odyssey of a man driven to the limits whose survival demonstrated the resilience of the human spirit.

Under the Same Sky : From Starvation in North Korea to Salvation in America
Artist/Author/Cast:
Kim, Joseph; Talty, Stephan (Contribution by)
Call Number:
362.87092 K4935u 2015
Description:

After becoming homeless, Kim recounts his ordeal of life on the streets in Korea and his subsequent escape to freedom.

The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
Artist/Author/Cast:
Nordberg, Jenny
Call Number:
305.309581 N8286u 2014
Description:

A stunning book that uncovers the custom of the bacha posh, that is, girls who dress and pass as boys.

Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman
Artist/Author/Cast:
Krakauer, Jon
Call Number:
92 Tillman 2009
Description:

The tragic and riveting story of former NFL player Pat Tillman, who was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan.

The Wright Brothers
Artist/Author/Cast:
McCullough, David
Call Number:
629.130092 M1335w 2015
Description:

A thrilling account of the brothers known as the inventors of flight, including little-known contributions from their sister, Katharine.

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