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On the shelves

Books available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library:

Vanity Fair’s Hollywood edited by Graydon Carter was given by Bert and LaMoin Williams in memory of Rosemond Booth Hatch.

The definitive book of its kind presents a collection of classic photographs, essays and drawings depicting a century of Hollywood power, glamour, myth and mystery from 1914 to today.

Montana Hometown Rodeo by Joanne Berghold documents in black-and-white photos an unsentimental view of contestants, audiences and events in the wild ride that elevates ranch chores and cattle-drive skills into rodeo art.

The New Strawbale Home by Catherine Wanek shows how innovative architects and owner/builders from California to New England are re-inventing a centuries-old technology to create thick-walled modern houses of surpassing durability, energy efficiency, and beauty.

When the Body Says No: Understanding the Stress-Disease Connection by Gabor Mate sheds new light on the controversy that surrounds the mind-body connection and explains the latest scientific findings on the link between our emotions and our health.

Farewell, Jackie: A Portrait of Her Final Days by Edward Klein provides a moving account of the last months of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and celebrates the life of an American icon whose bravery and grace had long inspired the nation.

Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation by Cokie Roberts examines the women of the Revolutionary War era whose tireless pursuits on behalf of their families and their country proved just as crucial to the forging of a new nation as the statesmen and armies that established it.

Play Baseball the Ripken Way: The Complete Illustrated Guide to the Fundamentals by Cal Ripken shows kids of all ages how to play the game, improve specific skills, and learn the basics from one of the most respected baseball legends in sports history.