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  • The legend of Zelda : Hyrule historia

    The legend of Zelda : Hyrule historia2013

    (7,102)

    Summary: Gives historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise, including the history of Hyrule and the official chronology of the games.

    BOOK

    Call #: 793.932 LEG

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Portrait of Iowa

    Portrait of Iowa1981

    by John M Zielinski

    (2)

    BOOK

    Call #: 977.7 ZIE 1981 IOWA

    Locations: Iowa Collection, Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Plant : exploring the botanical world

    Plant : exploring the botanical world2016

    (82)

    Summary: This fresh and visually stunning survey celebrates the extraordinary beauty and diversity of plants. It combines photographs and cutting-edge micrograph scans with watercolors, drawings, and prints...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 704.9434 PLA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Explanatorium of science

    Explanatorium of science2019

    (3)

    Summary: Packed full of astounding close-up images, this is the ultimate guide to how the world works, explaining every aspect of science from gigantic galaxies to tiny cells and minuscule atoms.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 500 EXP

    Location: New Juvenile Nonfiction

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  • This land : an American portrait

    This land : an American portrait2017

    by Jack Spencer

    (51)

    Summary: "This Land presents some one hundred and forty photographs that span the nation, from Key West to Death Valley and Texas to Montana. From the monochromatic and distressed black-and-white images that...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 779 SPE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Keep curious and carry a banana : wisdom from the world of Curious George

    Keep curious and carry a banana : wisdom from the world of Curious George2016

    by Justin Martin

    (143)

    Summary: For over 75 years, the world of Curious George has delighted readers with its playful charm and deceptively simple wisdom. This book is packed with inspiration and humor.

    BOOK

    Call #: 158.1 MAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A Paris year : my day-to-day adventures in the most romantic city in the world

    A Paris year : my day-to-day adventures in the most romantic city in the world2017

    by Janice MacLeod

    (731)

    Summary: Part memoir and part visual journey through the streets of modern-day Paris, France, A Paris Year chronicles, day by day, one woman's French sojourn in the world's most beautiful city. Beginning on...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 944 MAC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Obama [eBook] : an intimate portrait

    Obama : an intimate portrait2017

    by Pete Souza , photographer

    Summary: During Barack Obama's two terms, Pete Souza was with the President during more crucial moments than anyone else, and he photographed them all. Souza captured nearly two million photographs of...  more »

    EBOOK

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  • Obama : an intimate portrait

    Obama : an intimate portrait2017

    by Pete Souza , photographer

    (8,723)

    Summary: During Barack Obama's two terms, Pete Souza was with the President during more crucial moments than anyone else, and he photographed them all. Souza captured nearly two million photographs of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.932 SOU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Unseen : unpublished Black history from the New York Times Photo Archives

    Unseen : unpublished Black history from the New York Times Photo Archives2017

    (79)

    Summary: In February 2016, Rachel Swarms, Darcy Eveleigh, Damien Cave, and Dana Canedy discovered dozens of photographs -- and explored the history behind them -- and chronicled them in the popular blog...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.0496 UNS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The photo ark : one man's quest to document the world's animals

    The photo ark : one man's quest to document the world's animals2017

    by Joel Sartore , photographer

    (589)

    Summary: This book of photography represents National Geographic's Photo Ark, a major cross-platform initiative and lifelong project by photographer Joel Sartore to make portraits of the world's animals --...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 591 SAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Birds of the Photo Ark

    Birds of the Photo Ark2018

    by Joel Sartore photographer, writer of foreword

    (123)

    Summary: For avian enthusiasts, from armchair observers to dedicated life-listers, this brilliant book from acclaimed National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore celebrates the beauty of all birds, great...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 598 SAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Undocumented : immigration and the militarization of the United States-Mexico border

    Undocumented : immigration and the militarization of the United States-Mexico border2018

    by John Moore photographer

    (32)

    BOOK

    Call #: 325.1 MOO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The complete book of cacti & succulents

    The complete book of cacti & succulents1997

    by Terry Hewitt

    (140)

    Summary: A guide to cultivation, propagation, and display of more than 350 species of cacti and succulents.

    BOOK

    Call #: 635.93356 HEW

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The Navy

    The Navy2000

    (29)

    Summary: To mark the 225th anniversary of the United States Navy, this volume documents the ships and weaponry, campaigns, accomplishments, and people who have played a key role in its evolution and describes its present organization, mission, and life.

    BOOK

    Call #: 359 NAV

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The assassination of Brangwain Spurge

    The assassination of Brangwain Spurge2018

    by M. T. Anderson

    (2,251)

    Summary: "Uptight elfin historian Brangwain Spurge is on a mission: survive being catapulted across the mountains into goblin territory, deliver a priceless peace offering to their mysterious dark lord, and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ANDERSON

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Shade : a tale of two presidents

    Shade : a tale of two presidents2018

    by Pete Souza

    (4,446)

    Summary: This is a powerful tribute to a bygone era of integrity in politics. As Chief Official White House Photographer, Pete Souza spent more time alongside President Barack Obama than almost anyone else....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.932 SOU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Woodstock : three days that rocked the world

    Woodstock : three days that rocked the world2009

    (158)

    Summary: August 2009 marks the 40th anniversary of this seminal event. This book offers a day-by-day, act-by-act account of everything that went down on Yasgur's Farm. It includes interviews and quotes from...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 782.42166 WOO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Des Moines and Polk County : flag on the prairie

    Des Moines and Polk County : flag on the prairie1988

    by Barbara Beving Long

    BOOK

    Call #: ARCHIVES 977.758 LON 1988

    Locations: Iowa Collection, Archives

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The Amanas yesterday : a religious communal society : a story of seven villages in Iowa ; historic photographs 1900-1932

    The Amanas yesterday : a religious communal society : a story of seven villages in Iowa ; historic photographs 1900-19321975

    by Joan Liffring-Zug Bourret

    (4)

    BOOK

    Call #: 977.7653 BOU 1975 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Iowa's lost summer : the flood of '93

    Iowa's lost summer : the flood of '931993

    (5)

    BOOK

    Call #: ARCHIVES 977.7 DES

    Locations: Iowa Collection, Archives

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • Des Moines and Polk County : flag on the prairie

    Des Moines and Polk County : flag on the prairie2003

    by Barbara Beving Long

    (3)

    BOOK

    Call #: ARCHIVES 977.758 LON 2003

    Location: Archives

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Iowa : a celebration of land, people & purpose

    Iowa : a celebration of land, people & purpose1995

    (5)

    BOOK

    Call #: ARCHIVES 977.7 IOW

    Location: Archives

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Camp Dodge

    Camp Dodge2009

    by Mary L Jones

    (8)

    Summary: Using images from Iowa Gold Star Military Museum, depicts history and content encompassing a century at Camp Dodge and its immediate vicinity.

    BOOK

    Call #: ARCHIVES 355.7 JON 2009

    Locations: Iowa Collection, Archives

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • My first words

    My first words2015

    by Sarah Davis

    (19)

    Summary: Encourage talking and build vocabulary with this fun first word-and-picture book.

    BOOK

    Call #: BB DAV

    Location: Board Books

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Big bear, little chair

    Big bear, little chair2015

    by Lizi Boyd

    (406)

    Summary: In pictures and simple text the book presents unexpected opposites, like a big zebra sweeping with a little broom, or a big lion riding in a tiny wagon.

    BOOK

    Call #: E BOYD

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Baby birds : an artist looks into the nest

    Baby birds : an artist looks into the nest2016

    by Julie Zickefoose , illustrator

    (134)

    Summary: Collects over four hundred watercolor paintings depicting the rapid development of seventeen bird species that live at the author's wildlife sanctuary.

    BOOK

    Call #: 598 ZIC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Strong is the new pretty : a celebration of girls being themselves

    Strong is the new pretty : a celebration of girls being themselves2017

    by Kate T. Parker

    (1,210)

    Summary: "Girls being fearless. Girls being silly. Girls being wild, stubborn, and proud. Girls whose faces are smeared with dirt and lit up with joy. So simple and yet so powerful, Strong Is the New Pretty...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 155.433 PAR YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Portraits of courage : a commander in chief's tribute to America's warriors

    Portraits of courage : a commander in chief's tribute to America's warriors2017

    by George W. Bush

    Summary: President George W. Bush presents a collection of oil paintings and stories of servicemen and women who have served our nation with honor since 9/11-- and whom he has come to know personally. Growing...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 759.13 BUS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dogs and their people : photos and stories of life with a four-legged love

    Dogs and their people : photos and stories of life with a four-legged love2016

    (65)

    Summary: "Finally, Bark & Co. has tapped the humans at BarkPost, the company's publishing arm, to put into words and photographs the first official BarkBook, capturing the depth, spirit, and power of the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 636.7 DOG

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Misty Copeland
    Staff Pick

    Misty Copeland2016

    by Gregg Delman photographer

    (49)

    BOOK

    Call #: 792.8 DEL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • @NatGeo : the most popular Instagram photos

    @NatGeo : the most popular Instagram photos2016

    (110)

    BOOK

    Call #: 779 NAT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The envious siblings : and other morbid nursery rhymes

    The envious siblings : and other morbid nursery rhymes2019

    by Landis Blair , artist

    (203)

    Summary: Inspired by the dark imagination of Edward Gorey, this is a twisted and hauntingly funny debut. Comics artist Landis Blair interweaves absurdist horror and humor into brief, rhyming vignettes at once...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 811.6 BLA

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Science!

    Science!2018

    by Abigail Beall

    Summary: Discover how atoms bond, why diamonds are so strong but metals bend, and how rocks and crystals form. See the survival secrets of life in a Bornean rain forest, the metamorphosis of a dragon fly, and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 500 BEA

    Location: New Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Tank : the definitive visual history of armored vehicles.

    Tank : the definitive visual history of armored vehicles.2017

    (35)

    Summary: A visual history of armored vehicles, from the early tanks of World War I to present-day models, created in association with the Smithsonian Institution. Showcasing the most famous military fighting...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 623.7475 TAN

    Location: New Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The flood of '93 : America's greatest natural disaster photographed and reported

    The flood of '93 : America's greatest natural disaster photographed and reported1993

    by Robert J. Dvorchak

    Summary: The Great Flood of '93. Courage and heroism, despair and shattered dreams revealed in the on-site reporting and photography of The Associated Press.

    BOOK

    Call #: ARCHIVES 978 DVO 1993

    Location: Archives

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Inkling

    Inkling2018

    by Kenneth Oppel

    (1,078)

    Summary: When an inkblot, who can write, listen, learn, and draw, jumps out of Mr. Rylance's sketchbook, Ethan believes he may be the answer to their problems and names him Inkling.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F OPPEL

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Friends, fiction, and food : a collection of book titles, recipes, photos and anecdotes

    Friends, fiction, and food : a collection of book titles, recipes, photos and anecdotes2008

    by Decem Doctae

    Summary: Collection of recipes from the members of Decem Doctae (Ten Learned Women), who met in their Des Moines homes for lunch on the third Thursday of every month. Includes photographs of Des Moines and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 641.5977 DEC 2008 IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Iowa State Capitol : a peek into the past.

    Iowa State Capitol : a peek into the past.2000

    Summary: Collection of photos gathered and re-photographed from original, archived file photos housed at the Iowa State Historical Building. The photos highlight the construction and historic views of the Iowa State Capitol.

    BOOK

    Call #: ARCHIVES 977.796 IOW 2000

    Location: Archives

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Biggest, baddest book of storms

    Biggest, baddest book of storms2015

    by Mary Elizabeth Salzmann

    (5)

    Summary: Describes where storms come from and how they form.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 551.55 SAL

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details