Pickler Memorial Library


National Book Awards 2009

Let the Great World Spin
by Colum McCann
PR 6063 C335 L47 2009
The story of the lives of several New Yorkers after Philippe Petit’s illicit 1974 high-wire walk between the twin towers.

First Tycoon: the Epic Life of
Conelius Vanderbilt

by T.J. Stiles
  CT 275 V23 S85 2009

Transcendental Studies: a Trilogy
by Keith Waldrop
PS 3573 A423 T73 2009

Claudette Colvin:
Twice Toward Justice

by Phillip Hoose
F334 M753 C655 2009
(Young Peoples’ Literature)
Nine months before Rosa Parks’ history-making protest on a city bus, Claudette Colvin, a 15-year-old Montgomery, Ala., high-school student, was arrested and jailed for refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger.
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