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New Call Numbers, New Books: Citizenship and Community

on January 23, 2014

Our children’s collection reorganization continues apace!

To give you an idea of what is in each new collection category, the next several posts here will feature new books from each new category.

Today, here are a few new books from our Citizenship & Community area.

“This area includes books on government, civic duty, community helpers, the law and justice system, the military, education, social problems and social services, manners and behavior, careers, economics, commerce, technology, and communications.”

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How Do Elections Work? by Leslie HarperHow do elections work?

Explains the election process, including who gets to vote,how votes are counted, and what the Electoral College does.

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Special Operations: Paratroopers by Don NardoSpecial operations : paratroopers

Describes the role of paratroopers in the United States armed forces, including paratrooper units in the Navy, Army, and Air Force, and details the training and equipment required to become a special operations paratrooper. 

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Banks & Banking by Megan GundersonBanks & banking

Presents an overview of banks and banking, discussing the history, the role of the Federal Reserve Bank, and the various access methods available. 

 


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