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  • Faucian bargain : the most powerful and dangerous bureaucrat in American history

    Faucian bargain : the most powerful and dangerous bureaucrat in American history2021

    by Steve Deace

    (645)

    Summary: It wasn't too long ago that the average American didn't know who Anthony Fauci was. Now, after the coronavirus has spread nationwide, he's arguably the most powerful bureaucrat in American history....  more »

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    Call #: 973.933 DEA

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

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  • Where's Dotty?

    Where's Dotty?2021

    by Peggy Powell

    Summary: Everybody loves Dotty! Dotty the spotted dachshund loves to travel and explore, you may find her on these pages in a garden or by a shore. Dotty also loves a cozy blanket on a chair, see if you can find her, she likes hiding everywhere.

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    Call #: J P EXPLORE POWELL

    Location: New Junior Picture Books - Explore

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  • The heap : a novel

    The heap : a novel2020

    by Sean Adams

    (726)

    Summary: "Standing nearly five hundred stories tall, Los Verticales once bustled with life and excitement. Now this marvel of modern architecture and nontraditional urban planning has collapsed into a pile of...  more »

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    Call #: F ADAMS

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Thoughts simply in poetry

    Thoughts simply in poetry2020

    by John R. Neumann

    Summary: This poetry collection touches on the vast array of emotions and thoughts that travel through the mind. Love, loss, and philosophy all manifest within this collection. Poems range the subjects of the...  more »

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    Call #: 811.6 NEU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The gritty little lamb

    The gritty little lamb2020

    by Dan Allbaugh

    Summary: In this book with rhyming text, a lamb's parents educate him about the value of practice, perseverance, and attitude to achieve his goal which, for right now, is beating dad at a game.

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    Call #: E ALLBAUGH

    Location: Picture Books

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  • Stone fruit

    Stone fruit2020

    by Dorothy Bunting Montgomery

    (21)

    Summary: Patrice Powell is a New York-based magazine writer for European Art magazine. She reluctantly returns to her native Iowa to write a story about the death of Nan Wood Graham -- the famous face of...  more »

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    Call #: F MONTGOMERY

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Iowa gardens of the past : lost & historic gardens of Iowa: 1850-1980

    Iowa gardens of the past : lost & historic gardens of Iowa: 1850-19802020

    by Beth Cody

    Summary: There's something about vintage garden photos: moments of beauty preserved from gardens long gone. This book features more than 250 color and grayscale images of beautiful Iowa gardens from mid-19th...  more »

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    Call #: 712 COD 2020 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

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  • And they persisted... : a century of impact by Iowa leagues

    And they persisted... : a century of impact by Iowa leagues2020

    by Linda Meloy

    Summary: A centennial history of the League of Women Voters of Iowa -- its roots in the suffrage movement; its processes of non-partisanship, study, and action, and its accomplishments, particularly legislation passed.

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    Call #: 305.42 MEL 2020 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

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  • Zoos of the Midwest : an animal photo book and travel guide to 28 midwestern zoos

    Zoos of the Midwest : an animal photo book and travel guide to 28 midwestern zoos2020

    by Stephen Toothman

    Summary: Modern zoos have evolved into scientific organizations championing conservation efforts, animal husbandry, and education. Additionally, they are delightful destinations for animal lovers and families...  more »

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    Call #: 917.7 TOO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • This is how I lied

    This is how I lied2020

    by Heather Gudenkauf

    (9,284)

    Summary: Det. Maggie Kennedy-O'Keefe of the Grotto, Iowa, PD is assigned to a cold case, the murder of her 16-year-old best friend, Eve Knox, after two kids find a new piece of evidence, Eve's boot, in the cave where Maggie found Eve's body 25 years earlier.

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    Call #: F GUDENKAUF

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Love, Zac : small-town football and the life and death of an American boy

    Love, Zac : small-town football and the life and death of an American boy2020

    by Reid Forgrave

    (228)

    Summary: The story of a young man from Indianola, Iowa who decided to take his own life rather than continue his losing battle against the traumatic brain injuries (CTE) he had sustained as a no-holds-barred...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 617.1 FOR 2020 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Classic restaurants of Des Moines and their recipes

    Classic restaurants of Des Moines and their recipes2020

    by Darcy Dougherty Maulsby

    (7)

    Summary: With Italian steakhouses, the Younkers Tea Room and Stella's Blue Sky Diner, Des Moines's culinary history is tantalizingly diverse. It's filled with colorful characters like bootlegger /...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 647.95 MAU 2020 IOWA

    Location: New Iowa Collection

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  • Unstoppable : the nine lives of Roxanne Barton Conlin

    Unstoppable : the nine lives of Roxanne Barton Conlin2020

    by William B Friedricks

    (1)

    Summary: This is the first in-depth biography of Roxanne Barton Conlin, who rose from a difficult childhood where she faced an abusive father, to become a leading Iowa attorney, feminist, political candidate,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B CONLIN 2020 IOWA

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Girl can't help it

    Girl can't help it2020

    by Max Allan. Collins

    Series: Krista Larson Novels - #2

    (248)

    Summary: "No sooner do Hot Rod and the Pistons reunite for their induction into the Iowa Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, than two band members take a final bow. Both alleged suicides. A tragic way to go out. A...  more »

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    Call #: F COLLINS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Foolish church : messy, raw, real, and making room

    Foolish church : messy, raw, real, and making room2019

    by Lee Schott

    (11)

    Summary: Messy, raw, and real aren't the words most of us use when we say what|s good about our churches. But what if they were? Author Lee Schott found out, serving a beautiful church inside the Iowa women|s...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 259 SCH 2019 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hope is a weapon

    Hope is a weapon2019

    by John Kelling

    Summary: The year was 2010. PFC Charlie Martin was getting ready for the ride of his life. He was about to deploy along with some 4,000 other Iowa and Nebraska National Guard troops to the pit they call...  more »

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    Call #: F KELLING

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Birth of the Cy-Hawk [DVD]

    Birth of the Cy-Hawk2019

    Summary: In 1977, with Iowa and Iowa State on the verge of renewing their football rivalry for the first time in 43 years, Bob Uetz had the idea that "their ought to be a trophy for this game." He took the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: DVD 796.332 BIR IOWA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • How to forget : a daughter's memoir

    How to forget : a daughter's memoir2019

    by Kate Mulgrew

    (1,871)

    Summary: In this profoundly honest and examined memoir about returning to Iowa to care for her ailing parents, Kate Mulgrew takes us on an unexpected journey of loss, betrayal, and the transcendent nature of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B MULGREW 2019 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • How to forget [eAudio] : a daughter's memoir

    How to forget : a daughter's memoir2019

    by Kate Mulgrew

    (1,835)

    Summary: In this profoundly honest and examined memoir about returning to Iowa to care for her ailing parents, Kate Mulgrew takes us on an unexpected journey of loss, betrayal, and the transcendent nature of...  more »

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  • How to forget [eBook] : a daughter's memoir

    How to forget : a daughter's memoir2019

    by Kate Mulgrew

    (1,835)

    Summary: In this profoundly honest and examined memoir about returning to Iowa to care for her ailing parents, Kate Mulgrew takes us on an unexpected journey of loss, betrayal, and the transcendent nature of...  more »

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  • Before she was found

    Before she was found2019

    by Heather Gudenkauf

    (10,361)

    Summary: "A gripping thriller about three young girlfriends, a dark obsession and a chilling crime that shakes up a quiet Iowa town. For twelve-year-old Cora Landry and her friends Violet and Jordyn, it was...  more »

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    Call #: F GUDENKAUF

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A life on the Middle West's never-ending frontier

    A life on the Middle West's never-ending frontier2019

    by Willard L. Boyd

    (3)

    Summary: Autobiography of Willard L. Boyd, former president of the University of Iowa.

    BOOK

    Call #: B BOYD 2019 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Iowa Confederates in the Civil War

    Iowa Confederates in the Civil War2019

    by David Connon

    Summary: Confederates from Iowa were as unusual as slaves in Dubuque. David Connon shares the intensely human stories of Iowa Confederates in the Civil War. Seventy-six of these men entered the Confederate...  more »

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    Call #: 973.7477 CON 2019 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Creating the black utopia of Buxton, Iowa

    Creating the black utopia of Buxton, Iowa2019

    by Rachelle Chase

    (25)

    Summary: Some have called Buxton a Black Utopia. In the town of five thousand residents, established in 1900, African Americans and Caucasians lived worked and attended school together. It was a thriving,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 987.7865 CHA 2019 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • From my century to yours : wisdom from the near 100-year life of former Congressman Neal Edward Smith

    From my century to yours : wisdom from the near 100-year life of former Congressman Neal Edward Smith2019

    by Neal Edward Smith

    Summary: "I have lived all but one year of a century. My century started on March 23, 1920, and upon reflection, I believe it has seen more important changes and developments both good and bad than occurred...  more »

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    Call #: B SMITH 2019 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • We the interwoven. Book 2 : an anthology of bicultural Iowa.

    We the interwoven. Book 2 : an anthology of bicultural Iowa.2019

    Summary: At six years old, Antonia Rivera crossed the border from Mexico with nothing but the doll in her hands. Ajla Dizdarević's family brought traditions across an ocean after leaving a home torn apart...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 325.1 WE 2019 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The seven longest yards [eBook] : our love story of pushing the limits while leaning on each other

    The seven longest yards : our love story of pushing the limits while leaning on each other2019

    by Chris Norton

    Summary: In a moment, Chris went from a talented eighteen-year-old Luther College football player with a promising future to a quadriplegic with a 3 percent chance of ever moving or feeling anything below his...  more »

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  • More scary stories to tell in the dark [eBook]

    More scary stories to tell in the dark2019

    by Alvin Schwartz

    (15,082)

    Summary: More traditional and modern-day stories of ghosts, witches, vampires, "jump" stories, and scary songs.

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  • Scary stories to tell in the dark [eBook]

    Scary stories to tell in the dark2019

    by Alvin Schwartz

    (58,333)

    Summary: Stories of ghosts and witches, "jump" stories, scary songs, and modern-day scary stories.

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  • Until then

    Until then2019

    by Gail. Kittleson

    (11)

    BOOK

    Call #: F KITTLESON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The seven longest yards : our love story of pushing the limits while leaning on each other

    The seven longest yards : our love story of pushing the limits while leaning on each other2019

    by Chris Norton

    (475)

    Summary: In a moment, Chris went from a talented eighteen-year-old Luther College football player with a promising future to a quadriplegic with a 3 percent chance of ever moving or feeling anything below his...  more »

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    Call #: B NORTON 2019 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The red paper : a story of resistance in WWII Japan

    The red paper : a story of resistance in WWII Japan2018

    by Michiko Yoshikawa Johnson

    (7)

    Summary: "It is a cold January night in 1945 in the midst of raging war. When Giichi admits he has decided to refuse the military draft notice, Kinuko is devastated. She is fully aware that this decision will...  more »

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    Call #: F JOHNSON

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • We the interwoven. Book 1 : an anthology of bicultural Iowa.

    We the interwoven. Book 1 : an anthology of bicultural Iowa.2018

    Summary: This book brings us the stories of three Americans -- three Iowans -- whose families have found home in the heartland over the past two generations. This collection brings together a variety of...  more »

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    Call #: 325.1 WE 2018 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Country boy, city girl : trials & triumphs during the great depression

    Country boy, city girl : trials & triumphs during the great depression2018

    by Teresa Holmgren

    (2)

    Summary: Inspired by real events, this book is the extraordinary story of two teenagers and their ferocious struggle through extreme circumstances in the historically trying time known as the Great...  more »

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    Call #: F HOLMGREN IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Town kid : reflections of a Midwestern boyhood

    Town kid : reflections of a Midwestern boyhood2018

    by Gary A Porter

    (4)

    Summary: A simpler place and time-growing up in the small town of Greenfield during the fifties and sixties. Come along as author Gary Porter -- the Town Kid -- takes you on a sentimental journey down memory...  more »

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    Call #: 977.773 POR 2018 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dirty, stupid, cancer!

    Dirty, stupid, cancer!2018

    by Matthew Morgan

    (3)

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    Call #: E MORGAN

    Location: Picture Books

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  • The way of Nile C. Kinnick, Jr. : insights, images, and stories of Iowa's 1939 Heisman Trophy Winner

    The way of Nile C. Kinnick, Jr. : insights, images, and stories of Iowa's 1939 Heisman Trophy Winner2018

    by Mark D. Wilson

    (1)

    Summary: Some people deserve to be heroes. A combination of simplicity and courage, honor and compassion, coordination and generosity. 2018 marks the hundredth birthday of one of Iowa's most notable native...  more »

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    Call #: B KINNICK 2018 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

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  • Heart land : a novel

    Heart land : a novel2018

    by Kimberly Stuart

    (533)

    Summary: "A story of reconnection, lost love, and the power of faith, Heart Land follows a struggling fashion designer back to her small Iowa hometown as she tries to follow her dreams of success and finding...  more »

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    Call #: F STUART

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Heart land [eBook] : a novel

    Heart land : a novel2018

    by Kimberly Stuart

    Summary: "A story of reconnection, lost love, and the power of faith, Heart Land follows a struggling fashion designer back to her small Iowa hometown as she tries to follow her dreams of success and finding...  more »

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  • Storm Lake [eBook] : a chronicle of change, resilience, and hope from a heartland newspaper

    Storm Lake : a chronicle of change, resilience, and hope from a heartland newspaper2018

    by Art Cullen

    (272)

    Summary: From a 2017 Pulitzer-winning newspaperman, an unsentimental ode to America's heartland as seen in small-town Iowa -- a story of reinvention and resilience, environmental and economic struggle, and...  more »

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