John and Reve Walsh were well aware of the central irony of their lives: even though they had helped thousands of endangered and missing children through their advocacy of such programs as The Center for Missing Children, the Amber Alert, and the Missing Child Database, the person responsible for the kidnap and murder of their [...]
As a Collection Development Professional, Julie selects some of the nonfiction books and audiobooks to add to the adult collection. She enjoys reading and sharing the "hidden gems" she finds in the nonfiction stacks.
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On the morning of July 26, 2009, Diane Schuler packed up her two kids and three nieces in her red minivan and left Hunter Lake Campground to return home. What should have been a short trip ended tragically hours later on the Taconic Parkway.
The story of five men, a unique seminary, and a journey like no other.
Black, putrid potatoes. Starvation and despair. 1.1 million Irish men, women, and children, dead.
“Wow. That’s not good.” – The last words Jack Russell, Great White’s front man, spoke to concertgoers before The Station went up in flames.
The twelfth of thirteen children born to a poor, black sharecropping family in southern Alabama, Peggy Allen shares the memories and stories of her youth. Check out this story of survival.
You’ll start the book for its raw, insider view of prison life; you’ll finish the book because of its powerful story of personal transformation.
Can two people of different races and socio-economic classes ever form a genuine friendship?
The little boy was stripped and examined, poked and prodded, questioned and coaxed – was he or was he not the missing Bobby Dunbar?
A midwife’s frank and fascinating memoir of London’s East End in the 1950s.
Monica’s Mexico wasn’t the sunny land south of the border, her Mexico was a small town in Maine dominated by a paper mill that paid the bills and poisoned the water. Her Mexico was a place of hardworking fathers, immigrants or sons of immigrants, who toiled in the mill while mothers kept house in “blocks” [...]