April 2023 New Items
The case of the shiny roof
Miller, Valerie, author
"Tommy and Remi, our energy adventurers, are ready to explore the world of climate change and find ways that they can make a difference. In "The Case of the Shiny Roof" join Tommy and Remi as they explore the power of the sun. With the help of their science consultant Reginald and new friend Sol, they learn how the energy from the sun can be used in so many ways, from making electricity to cooking dinner to growing plants."-- Provided by publisher.
Pearse, Lesley, author
What happens when the person closest to you has led a life of deception? After the funeral of her mother, Sally, Alice Kent is approached by a man named Angus Tweedy. He claims to be her father and tells her that he served time in prison for marrying Sally bigamously. What does he hope to gain by telling her this now, thirty years on? How can her adored dad Ralph not be her true father? And why did her mother betray her so badly? She had accepted Sally's many faults, and her reluctance to ever speak of the past. But faced with this staggering deception, Alice knows she must uncover the whole truth about her mother. Whatever the cost. As Alice journeys into the past she discovers her mother may never have been the woman she claimed to be.
Rice is life : recipes and stories celebrating the world's most essential grain
Levine, Caryl, author
"Rice is more than just a pantry staple, it's a food that sustains half the world's people. This cookbook is a love letter to this humble grain. And with these recipes that prioritize flavor and transform simple, gluten-free pantry staples into flavorful and nourishing dishes, you can cook rice with confidence and explore its glorious possibilities. Rice is central to dishes from all around the world, from West Africa to Southeast Asia, from the American South to the Persian diaspora and these recipes capture that diversity of flavors. Learn to make traditional rice dishes, such as Arroz Con Pollo and Basmati and Pea Pulao. Enjoy creative twists on classic recipes, like Hainanese-Inspired Chicken and Rice and Spiced Lentil and Rice "Shakshuka." Transform cooked rice into Scallion Rice Cakes, Omurice, and a nontraditional take on Avgolemono. And slurp up Ramen "Carbonara" and Soba Noodles with Green Tea Broth and Smoked Salmon. More than twenty-five years ago, Ken Lee and Caryl Levine, the founders of Lotus Foods, fell in love with rice and committed to sharing its abundance with home cooks in a way that is sustainable for the planet and the people who grow it. This globally inspired cookbook explores that commitment and celebrates the incredible biodiversity of rice-jasmine, basmati, Arborio, red, Forbidden, jade, and noodles for every kind of dish. Here's to rice, the world's staple"-- Provided by publisher.
Still distracted after all these years : help and support for older adults with ADHD
Nadeau, Kathleen G., author.
Examines some of the typical behavior patterns of individuals over age fifty-five who suffer from ADHD, and how to treat the condition.
Williams, Alicia, 1970- author
As a little boy grows into a bigger boy, he first must have the difficult conversation Black families have with their sons, warning them about the challenges they face due to racism.
Ticket to paradise
A divorced couple teams up and travels to Bali to stop their daughter from making the same mistake they think they made 25 years ago.