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 Topical Bibliographies

A Selected and Annotated List of Books for Further Learning in the

Greenville Public Library


Holocaust Experiences

Rain Forest

Winter Wonderland


 Holocaust Experiences

92 Alicia: My Story by Alicia Appleman-Jurman

APPLEMAN

Her name is Alicia. She was thirteen when she began saving the lives of people she didn't know--while fleeing the Nazis through war-ravaged Poland.

 

92 Anne Frank Remembered by Miep Gies

GIE

An autobiography of the friend who helped hide the family of Anne Frank for Nazi persecution

 

92 Return to Auschwitsz by kitty Hart

HAR

The tale of a young Polish girl who survived not only the Lublin ghetto but also an 18-month, day-to-day struggle of life in the Auschwitz Death Camp.

 

92 I Kindling Flame: The Story of Hannah Sensh, 1921-1944

SEN by Linda Atkinson

"I would like to be a great soul." Anna's diary and her letters to her mother and brother reveal experiences representing her determination that draw her near to your heart.

 

920 Kinderlager: An Oral History of Young Holocaust Survivors

KIN by Milton J. Nieuwsma

Kindergarten: it is a place for children to learn and grow. During the Holocaust, kinderlager were places in Death Camps where Jewish children fought for their lives.

 

940.53 "When They Came to Take My Father": Voices of the Holocaust

WHE by Mark Seliger

These tales of survival vary: the misery of existence in the camps, the guilt of passing as a non-jew, the dread of being caught by the SS, broken and scatterd families.


Rain Forest

Adult 574.52 S

The World of the Rain Forest by Robert Silverberg

Learn about the rain forest's flora and fauna as well as past explorarions of rain forests in Africa, South America and Asia.

 

YA 574.52642 War

Rainforests by Lois Warburton

The people of the rainforest, medicines derived from rainforests as well as deforestation and how to save this resource are topics of this book.

 

YA574.52642091

The Rainforest by Laura Tangley

Many color and black illustrations


Enjoying the Winter Wonderland

 

796.9 Fundamental Snowboarding (1996)

LUR by Jon Lurie

Snowboarding is for everyone. This book shows how fun and easy it is to learn this exciting sport.

 

796.91 Inside Edge: A Revealing Journey Into the Secret World of Figure Skating (1997)

BRE by Christine Brennan

Brennan chronicles a season on the skating circuit, intimately portraying the lives, on and off the ice, of the sport's current and upcoming stars.

 

796.91 Choreography and Style for Ice Skaters (1980) by Ricky Harris

HAR

Every skater can develop creativity and add a unique, personal quality to his or her skating perforoances with this book.

 

796.912 The Story of Figure Skating (1998) by Michael Boo

BOO

This lively fact-packed book will tell you all about the exciting sport of figure skating and its various disciplines.

 

796.912 The Encyclopedia of Figure Skating (1998)

MAL by John Malone

This timely A-to-Z compendium documents the sport of figure skating with a great deal of interesting detail.

 

796.93 Cross-Country, Downhill, and Other Nordic Mountain Skiing Techniques (1987)

BAR by Steve Barnett

Techniques for various types of skiing are described with great deal of detail as well as discussions of equipments and special skiing conditions.

 

796.93 A Critical Guide to Cross Country Ski Areas (1987)

ELM By Raymond Elman

Thirty-one of the finest ski areas in New England reviewed with an extensive amount of information by a team of experienced skiers.

796.93 The Parent's Guide to Teaching Skiing (1993)

MCC by Paul McCallum & Christine Lariviere McCallum

Skiing is a fun family activity. This book will explain how to share the knowldge of skiing with beginners of all ages.

 

796.962 The Complete Book of Hockey: Skills and Strategies for Coaches and Players (1994)

CHA by Dave Chambers

This comprehensive guide to coaching and playing hockey includes illustrated dills for all hockey skills, from skating and passing to shooting and puck control

 

796.962 Ice Hockey Made Easy: A Spectator's Guide (1998)

HAR by P.J. Harari & Dave Ominsky

This easy-to-read guide contains everything for the fan and non-fan alike to understand and enjoy the sport of ice hockey.

 

796.962 The Parent's Guide to Coaching Hockey (1993)

ZUL by Richard Zulewski

This book addresses all the basic elements of hockey from falling safely to equiment attitude and etiquette.

 

796.962 The Annotated Rules of Hockey (1996)

DUP by James Duplacey

Duplacey provides a historical and anecdotal look at more than a centrury's worth of the rules of hockey.

 

796.98 The Olympic Factbook: A Spectator's Guide to the Winter Games (1997)

OLY by George Cantor & Anne Janette Johnson

The factbook is packed with histories of each sport, profiles of the athletes, rules and equipment requirements, statistics, and enough detail to satisfy everyone.

 

796.98 The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics (1994)

WAL by David Wallechinsky

Perfect for the sports trivia buff, this volume provides statistics and information about the events that occurred at each session of the Winter Olympics since 1908.

 

798.8 Iditarod: The great Race to Nome (1995)

SCH by Bill Sherwonit

Get a feel for what it is like to race in the Iditarod, the longest dogsled race in the world. The two-week event is run each March in Alaska