New at Orem Library

Picture Books

this-book-is-out-of-control This Book is Out of Control!, Richard Byrne

Ben wants to show Bella how his remote controlled fire engine works, but the buttons are not working properly and strange things are happening to Bella’s dog.

madeline-finn-and-the-library-dog Madeline Finn and the Library Dogg, Lisa Papp

Reluctant reader Madeline really wants to earn a star at school, so when Mrs. Dimple, the librarian, suggests she read to a dog, Madeline gives it a try.

ada-twist-scientist Ada Twist, Scientist, Brittany Larsen

Ada Twist is a very curious girl who shows perseverance by asking questions and performing experiments to find things out and understand the world.

Nonfiction DVDs

the-winding-stream The Winding Stream: The Carters, The Cashes, and the Course of Country Music, 789.42 W723

The story of the musical Carter and Cash families, the dynasty at the heart of country music. Starting with the original Carter family, A.P., Sara, and Maybelle, this film traces the flow of their influence through generations of musicians, the transformation of that act into the Carter Sisters and Mother Maybelle, the marriage of Johnny Cash and June Carter, and the efforts of the present-day family to keep this musical legacy alive. Featuring Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, Rosanne Cash, George Jones, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Sheryl Crow, Kris Kristofferson, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, John Prine, Murry Hammond, Grey DeLisle, Norman and Nancy Blake.

the-fear-of-13 The Fear of 13, 365.6 F311

In a continuous monologue, former death-row inmate Nick Yarris tells the story of how he was charged with the murder of a woman in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, sentenced to death, and, after twenty-one years behind bars, exonerated based on DNA evidence.

of-men-and-war Of Men and War, 616.8521 OF1

Filmed over five years, from 2008-2013, Of Men and War chronicles life at the Pathway Home in Yountville, California, which cares for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Focuses on the experiences of thirteen veterans and their families. Includes excerpts from group therapy sessions.


star-trek-beyond Star Trek: Beyond, SF 15755/3

Dispatched on a rescue mission to the farthest reaches of space, the USS Enterprise is ambushed by Krall, a ruthless enemy sworn against the Federation. Crash-landing on an uncharted hostile world, Captain Kirk, Spock, and the crew are separated with no means of escape. Only Jaylah, a rebellious alien warrior, can help them reunite and find a way off the planet in a race against time to stop Krall’s deadly army from triggering all-out galactic war.

Tarzan.jpg The Legend of Tarzan, AD 19173

It has been years since the man once known as Tarzan left the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life as John Clayton III, Lord Greystoke, with his beloved wife, Jane, at his side. Now, he has been invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament, unaware that he is a pawn in a deadly convergence of greed and revenge, masterminded by the Belgian Captain Leon Rom. But those behind the murderous plot have no idea what they are about to unleash.

o-j-simpson American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson, HB 19182/1

Told from the perspective of the lawyers, this film explores the chaotic dealings behind closed doors and how prosecution overconfidence, defense shrewdness and shocking courtroom twists led to one of the most earth-shattering verdicts of all time. Based on the best-selling book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin.


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