2012-01-12 / Community News

Giddings Library News Corner

By Judy Belyeu

Start the year of 2012 off on a good note by checking out some of the latest books and magazines from the Giddings Public Library. Don’t Make Me Go To Town: Ranchwomen Of The Texas Hill Country by Rhonda Lashley Lopez presents an eloquent photo – documentary of eight women who have chosen to make ranching in the Texas Hill Country their way of life. Triceratops by Sara Gilbert presents an introduction to the life and era of the horned, herbivorous dinosaur triceratops, starting with the creatures in 1888 discovery and ending with present–day research topics. The Great Sperm Whale by Richard Ellis is a fascinating tour through the world of the sperm whale. It covers the full spectrum of the whale’s existence from its prehistoric past to its current endangered status.

Dog: The Definitive Guide For Dog Owners by Bruce Fogle is a guide to dog care from puppyhood to old age, which includes information on how to select the right breed, house training, showing, breeding, health care, feeding, and first aid. Manual Of Fish Health: Everything You Need To Know About Aquarium Fish, Their Environment And Disease Prevention by Chris Andrews is a comprehensive guide to keeping fish healthy for the serious hobbyist. Wild Africa by Alex Bernasconi is a contemporary record that takes you into the heart of one of the world’s last paradises.

Other non-fiction books are: Damselflies Of Texas; A Field Guide by John C. Abbott; Bossypants by Tina Fey; The Martial Arts Book by Laura Scandiffo; The Food Substitutions Bible by David Jaochim and Super Foods: The Healthiest Foods On The Planet by Tonia Reinhard.

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