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Honolulu Community College Library
New Books: Circulating Collection
Books are in call number order
Home in Time for Breakfast: A First World War Diary by
Call Number: D640 .C518 2007
Stuart Chapman faithfully recorded his day-to-day life in France from 1916 to 1919, touching upon not only the squalor, violence, sheer exhaustion and astonishing discomfort but also the valour, comradeship and sacred moments of frivolity. This diary offers a unique perspective - of one who felt, lived and saw what history books can only recount from much-repeated facts.
Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators by
Call Number: KF2995 .C74 2012
The advancement of innovative education, librarianship, and scholarship has become increasingly entangled with copyright law. Research and education seem to be routinely reinvented with the creation of new software and technological devices. Private agreements are becoming a dominant force on the shape of legal rights and responsibilities.
English Grammar Demystified by
Call Number: PE1112 .D88 2010
Untangle complicated grammar rules and build better sentences ; master proper punctuation and spelling ; Reinforce skills with quizzes, written exercises, and a final exam ; avoid and correct common errors.
Webster's New World Student Writing Handbook by
Call Number: PE1408 .S6577 2010
This fifth edition has been refreshed and updated to give a more portable and efficient reference for all high school and college writing needs. From essays to feature articles, from book reports to scripts, you'll get coverage of all thirty-seven types of student writing, good writing principles, subject-specific writing samples, and important considerations for writing and the Internet.
On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by
Call Number: PE1429 .Z5 2006
On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet. With more than a million copies sole, this volume has stood the test of time and remains a valuable resource for writers and would-be writers.
Environmental Safety of Genetically Engineered Crops by
Call Number: SB123.57 .E68 2011
An integrated approach to an increasingly hot and globally debated topic, the book considers the past, present, and future of GE crops, and offers an invaluable perspective for regulation and policy development.
The Functional Art: An Introduction to Information Graphics and Visualization by
Call Number: T385 .C33875 2013
In this practical introduction to understanding and using information graphics, you’ll learn how to use data visualizations as tools to see beyond lists of numbers and variables and achieve new insights into the complex world around us. Regardless of the kind of data you’re working with–business, science, politics, sports, or even your own personal finances–this book will show you how to use statistical charts, maps, and explanation diagrams to spot the stories in the data and learn new things from it.
Genetically Engineered Food: A Self-Defense Guide for Consumers by
Call Number: TP248.65.F66 C85 2004
The authors provide comprehensive, up-to-the-minute, action-inspiring information, including how to identify GE foods, products to avoid, brands that are GE-free, and how to shop and act with a purpose. They discuss all of the ethical, environmental, and health arguments against GE food, how these foods are being regulated in the United States and abroad, and why consumers are right to oppose them.
Roger & Me by
Call Number: DVD 0335
Publication Date: 1989
A documentary about Flint, Michigan native Michael Moore and his efforts to meet with General Motors' president Roger Smith in order to persuade the executive to visit Flint, a city which is economically depressed due to the closure of a General Motors plant.
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal by
Call Number: DVD 0336
Publication Date: 2013
Breathing new life into the traditional civics lesson, Peter Sagal travels across the country on a Harley Davidson to find out where the U.S. Constitution lives, how it works and how it doesn't ... how it unites us as a nation and how it has nearly torn us apart.
The United States Constitution & Bill of Rights by
Call Number: DVD 0337
Publication Date: 2008
Discusses the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States. Also discusses all the subsequent amendments made to the U.S. Constitution. These amendments include such important national issues as slavery, prohibition, and the extension of voting rights to all citizens.The Constitution is the supreme law of the land. It has stood the test of time. This film presents insights of American political science experts and concepts of human rights.
Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines by
Call Number: DVD 0338
Publication Date: 2012
A nuanced critique of gender and heroism in popular culture as well as a powerful dose of Vitamin F(eminism) for the undernourished. From the birth of the 1940s comic book heroine, Wonder Woman, to the blockbusters of today, Wonder Women! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about strong and healthy women. Wonder Women! reveals the complicated negotiations girls and women face as they attempt to achieve confidence, strength, and agency in a society often at odds with those goals.
Emergency Preparedness: Awareness & Survival by
Call Number: DVD 0339
Publication Date: 2012
Helps people prepare for disruption due to power outages, severe weather, civil unrest, chemical spills, radiation accidents, panemics, terrorism, and more. Provides information on vital supplies and services available in times of disaster. Explains how to obtain safe drinking water, what foods to store, and how to reduce the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning, dirty bombs, swine and avian flu, and radiological dangers, plus what supplies to keep on hand.
Hawaii Pacific Collection
Art and Performance in Oceania
Call Number: DU28 .A78 1999
The Fifth International Symposium of the Pacific Arts Association, titled "Art, Performance, and Society", called for papers in sessions dealing with "Production and Performance", "Social and Cultural Context", "The Record and the Remainder", and "The Mission of Museums". In all, some sixty papers were presented, twenty-four of which have been included in this book.
We Fought the Navy and Won by
Call Number: E183.8.G86 C64 2008
A carefully documented yet impassioned recollection of Guam's struggle to liberate itself from the absolutist rule of the U.S. Navy.
Spoken Chamorro by
Call Number: PL5295 .T6 1980
This book is designed to enable the student to learn to speak and understand the Chamorro language the way native speakers do in their everyday activities.
The Art of Tivaevae: Traditional Cook Islands Quilting by
Call Number: TT835 .R659 2001
The art of tivaevae quilt-making is unique to the Cook Islands. Quilting was embraced by the islanders after it was introduced by the Christian missionaries. This book presents twenty-three Cook Islands quilters and their creations.
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