New at the Orem Library

Informational DVDs

11178384_det Dinosaur 13567.9129 D617

An unrated version of the documentary film that recounts the true story of the largest, most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex ever found–later named Sue–and the battle with the U.S. government after federal agents seized it.

MV5BMTAwOTA3NjIwNDdeQTJeQWpwZ15BbWU4MDM2MTI3NTIx._V1_SX214_AL_ The Green Prince, 921 Yousef

Based upon the true story of the son of a Hamas leader who emerged as one of Israel’s prized informants, and the Shin Bet agent who risked his career to protect him.

7586234 Above All Else363.7837 Ab769

An intimate portrait of a group of landowners and activists in East Texas who tried to stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, a $7 billion dollar project slated to carry tar sands oil from Canada to refineries on the Texas Gulf Coast. Risking financial ruin, their personal safety, and the security of their families, these unforgettable people and their stories become an exploration of the human spirit and a window into how social change happens in America.

eBooks

21853633 First Frost, Sarah Addison Allen

First Frost is a great continuation of the stories of sisters Claire and Sydney, and Sydney’s teenage daughter, Bay. Each of the Waverlys has their own somewhat supernatural gift, and all of them struggle with issues of identity and family.

20901532 I Remember Beirut, Zeina Abirached

The author recounts her childhood experiences in Beirut during the civil war between Christians and Muslims in the 1980s, as her family tried to carry on a normal life despite violence, a partition of the city, and a lack of food.

steadfast-heart Steadfast HeartTracie Peterson

In 1880s Seattle, Washington, Lenore Fulcher desires love while so many around her are finding it; when lawyer Kolbein Booth arrives searching for his sister at a finishing school for mail-order brides, he and Lenore face danger and uncertainty amidst their growing attraction.

Teen Fiction

content.chilifresh Firefight, Brandon Sanderson

David and the Reckoners continue their fight against the Epics, humans with superhuman powers, except they may have met their match in Regalia, a High Epic who resides in Babylon Restored, the city formerly known as the borough of Manhattan.

content.chilifresh-1 The Darkest Part of the Forest, Holly Black

In the town of Fairfold, where humans and fae exist side by side, a boy with horns on his head and ears as pointed as knives awakes after generations of sleep in a glass coffin in the woods, causing Hazel to be swept up in new love, shift her loyalties, feel the fresh sting of betrayal, and to make a secret sacrifice to the faerie king.

content.chilifresh-2 I Was Here, Gayle Forman

In an attempt to understand why her best friend committed suicide, eighteen-year-old Cody Reynolds retraces her dead friend’s footsteps and makes some startling discoveries.

 

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