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Up from Slavery

by Booker T. Washington Standard Ebooks (September 27, 2019)

Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his personal experiences in working to rise from the position of a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles...

The Valley of Fear

by Arthur Conan Doyle Standard Ebooks (September 24, 2019)

The plot of the novel is based very loosely on the real-life activities of the Molly Maguires and, particularly, of Pinkerton agent James McParland.

The novel is divided into two parts: in the first, Holmes investigates...

Mr. Standfast

by John Buchan Standard Ebooks (September 19, 2019)

In this nail-biting adventure story, Hannay must outwit a foe far more intelligent than himself; muster the courage to propose to the lovely, clever Mary Lamington; and survive a brutal war. Although Mr. Standfast...

Brood of the Witch-Queen

by Sax Rohmer Standard Ebooks (September 11, 2019)

Perhaps best known for creating the character Fu-Manchu, Sax Rohmer is also known for his works involving the supernatural. This novel follows Robert Cairn, his father, Dr. Bruce Cairn, and their suspicion...

The Purple Book

by KR Clarry Library For All (September 06, 2019)

There's lots of things that are purple! What do you know that is purple?

The Insect That Led The Way

by Jeremy John Library For All (September 06, 2019)

Fin is a small, shy firefly who doesn't join in with other insect games. But one day, her village friends are lost in the dark. Who can light the way home? Reading Level 3 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords:...

Jasmine’s New School

by Gretel Matawan Library For All (September 06, 2019)

Jasmine is moving to a new school where everything is different. She is very nervous, but her father reminds her that new friends and new experiences can be lots of fun.

A Lesson For Rover

by Alison Iara Library For All (September 06, 2019)

Rover is a curious dog who likes to dig. But when he digs a hole near Mr Michael's fence, he must show he is sorry before he can join the family for dinner. Reading Level 3 Keywords: daily life; pets; dogs;...

Independence Day

by Alison Gee And Richard Jones, Voluntary Service Overseas Library For All (September 06, 2019)

It's Independence Day - PNG's birthday!

Days Of The Week

by Alison Gee And Richard Jones, Voluntary Service Overseas Library For All (September 06, 2019)

What's your favourite day of the week? Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: days; activities; school; family

Aiva Learns To Make Sago

by Melanie Paiva Library For All (September 06, 2019)

Aiva is finally old enough to make sago! Reading Level 3 Keywords: food; village life; nature; family


by Micah and Nora May Library For All (September 06, 2019)

There are many different kinds of sharks. Some are big and some are small. How much do you know about sharks? Reading Level 2 Global Book Collection Keywords: natural world; animals; marine life; predators.

Tali The Willie Wagtail

by Noriega Kigolena Igara Library For All (September 06, 2019)

Humans have moved into Tali the Willie Wagtail's home and it doesn't feel like home anymore. Reading Level 4 Keywords: birds; urbanisation; dogs; social issues

The Lazy Grasshopper And The Wise Bee

by Pamela Gabriel Bray Library For All (September 06, 2019)

The lazy grasshopper needs to collect honey for the cold months - but all it wants to do is play!

The Mystery of Orcival

by Emile Gaboriau Standard Ebooks (August 17, 2019)

The second mystery in the Monsieur Lecoq Series.

Les Misérables

by Victor Hugo Standard Ebooks (August 16, 2019)

Les Misérables (1862) is a novel by French author Victor Hugo, and among the best-known novels of the 19th century. It follows the lives and interactions of several French characters over a twenty year period...

The Merry Wives of Windsor

by William Shakespeare Standard Ebooks (August 14, 2019)

First published in 1602 by William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor features the popular figure Sir John Falstaff, who first appeared in Henry IV, Part 1 and Part 2. Some speculate that Merry Wives was...

Sextant Conference, November-December 1943 : papers and minutes of meetings, Sextant and Eureka Conferences

by Cairo Conference (1943 : Cairo, Egypt) U.S. Secretary's Office, Office of the combined Ch (August 01, 2019)

This publication contains the conference proceedings of the Sextant, Eureka (Tehran), and Second Cairo Conferences held November – December, 1943. At Sextant, American President Franklin Roosevelt and British...

Casablanca Conference, January 1943 : papers and minutes of meetings

by Casablanca Conference (1943 : Casablanca, Morocco) Office, U. S. Secretary, Office of the Combined Ch (August 01, 2019)

A collection of minutes and documents from the Casablanca conference in January 1943 during which Allied leaders formulated strategy.

Evaluation of the 2015 DoD cyber strategy : mild progress in a complex and dynamic military domain

by Caton, Jeffrey L. Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

An analysis of the 2015 DoD Cyber Strategy focusing on historical context, previous DoD action, and the "whole-of-government" approach. Author Jeffery Caton also posits potential cyber-defense strategies.

Minutes of meetings of the Combined Chiefs of Staff, Post-Arcadia

by Combined Chiefs of Staff (U.S. and Great Britain). Meetings (1942 : Washington, D.C.) Office, U. S. Secretary, Office of the Combined Ch (August 01, 2019)

Meeting minutes of the Combined Chiefs of Staff following the completion of the Arcadia Conference covering January and February 1942.

Crisis and response : an FDIC history 2008-2013

by Corporation, Deposit Insurance Federal [Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation] (August 01, 2019)

A two part study on the global financial crisis beginning in 2008. The first part of the study outlines the origins of the crisis and the FDIC's response and use of emergency powers. The second part looks more...

Deep operations.

by Department of the Army, United States Headquarters, Department of the Army (August 01, 2019)

A publication of the U.S. Army, this work models operational frameworks for military commanders regarding presentation of material to subordinate commanders and working within relevant legal structures.

Indian and Chinese engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean : a comparative assessment

by Ellis, Robert Evan Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

"This monograph comparatively examines the content and country focus of high-level diplomacy for each of the two actors, as well as the volume and patterns of trade, the activities of Indian and Chinese companies...

Family options study : 3-year impacts of housing and services interventions for homeless families

by Gubits, Daniel U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, (August 01, 2019)

"The Family Options Study: Three-year Impacts of Housing and Services Interventions for Homeless Families documents the outcomes of the 2,282 formerly homeless study families approximately 37 months after having...

Terrorist sanctuary in the Sahara : a case study

by Guido, Joseph Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

Using the al-Qaeda group as its case study, this work describes how the US Army’s previous policy of denying sanctuary in conflict areas has failed in certain areas.

The al-Qaeda organization and the Islamic State organization : history, doctrine, modus operandi, and U.S. policy to degrade and defeat terrorism conducted in the name of Sunni Islam

by Kamolnick, Paul Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

A foundational briefing book for the military personnel and policy makers about the al-Qaeda and Islamic State Organizations, their histories, beliefs and organizational structures, and their missions.

The power for flight : NASA's contributions to aircraft propulsion

by Kinney, Jeremy R. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (August 01, 2019)

A look at the many ways NASA’s research and practical innovations influenced commercial aviation in from 1958 forward.

The clash of the trinities : a new theoretical analysis of the general nature of war

by Maurer, Daniel, Major Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

An examination of war that first looks at its portrayals in numerous fields as a way of contextualizing conflict at all levels and then defines an “ecology of war” that examines conflict as a facet of entropy...

Balancing on the pivot : how China's rise and offshore balancing affect Japan's and India's roles as balancers in the twenty-first century

by McClam, Reginald J. Air University Press, Air Force Research Institute (August 01, 2019)

This work confronts the waning position of the United States in Asia and discusses alternative strategies, especially regarding the US position in relation to China’s increasing power in the area.

The COIN conundrum : the future of counterinsurgency and U.S. land power

by Mockaitis, Thomas R. Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

This work examines the arguments both for and against Counterinsurgency (COIN) methods and strategies in contemporary military conflicts.

End of the saga : the maritime evacuation of South Vietnam and Cambodia

by Muir, Malcolm Department of the Navy, Naval History & Heritage C (August 01, 2019)

This work recounts the planning and execution of withdrawal movements of US military personnel from Vietnam in 1975.

Austin's urban forest, 2014

by Nowak, David J. (David John) United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Se (August 01, 2019)

A breakdown of the financial and environmental benefits of the urban forest in Austin, TX.

Picatinny : the first century

by Owens, Patrick J. Picatinny Arsenal Public Affairs Office : (August 01, 2019)

This work recounts the varied history of the U.S. Army's Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey from its beginnings as a powder depot during the Spanish-American War through both World Wars, the development of the...

Terminal Conference, July 1945 : papers and minutes of meetings, Terminal Conference

by Potsdam Conference (1945 : Potsdam, Germany) The Joint Staff (August 01, 2019)

Containing the proceedings of the last conference of the Second World War, the Terminal Conference focused on the future of Europe following the end hostilities with German and strategy to conclude the War in...

Quadrant Conference, August 1943 : papers and minutes of meetings

by Quebec Conference (1st : 1943 : Québec, Québec) The Joint Staff (August 01, 2019)

This publication contains the papers and minutes of meetings of the Quadrant Conference (or Quebec Conference) held in Quebec City, in August of 1943. This conference between American President Franklin D. Roosevelt,...

Making the invisible visible : a history of the Spitzer Infrared Telescope Facility (1971-2003)

by Rottner, Renee M. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Off (August 01, 2019)

A history of the thirty-year journey by NASA to create an launch an infrared space telescope and overcome obstacles such as changing technology, and wavering political and public support.

The Armed Forces officer

by Swain, Richard M. (Richard Moody) National Defense University Press (August 01, 2019)

This work serves as a moral, ethical, and civil framework for commissioned officers in all branches of the United States Armed Forces to address the challenges inherent in an era of complex national security....

Closer than you think : the implications of the third offset strategy for the U.S. Army

by White, Samuel R., Jr., project director Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

A review of the 2014 Defense Innovation Initiative’s Third Offset Strategy which examines how to counter declining US Military superiority in the 21st century.

Autonomous warplanes : NASA rovers lead the way

by Schroer, Michael R. Air University Press, Air Force Research Institute (August 01, 2019)

An examination how NASA’s innovations in rover autonomy could be translated into a military setting.

Promoting U.S.-Indian defense cooperation : opportunities and obstacles

by Weitz, Richard Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

A review of the developing positive relationship between the U.S. and India since the Cold War and suggested areas of future collaboration.

Can Egypt lead the Arab world again? : assessing opportunities and challenges for U.S. policy

by Aftandilian, Gregory L. Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

This work discusses the current state of the Egypt following the Arab spring and the implementation of a new economic reform package. It is argued that Egypt has previously faced such circumstances and recovered...

Science advice to NASA : conflict, consensus, partnership, leadership

by Alexander, Joseph K. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Off (August 01, 2019)

A comprehensive overview of the relationship between NASA and the larger scientific community. This work also provides insights on lessons learned.

Proceedings of the American-British Joint Chiefs of Staff Conferences held in Washington, D.C. on twelve occasions between December 24, 1941 and January 14, 1942.

by American-British Joint Chiefs of Staff Conferences (1941-1942 : Washington, D.C.) The Joint Staff (August 01, 2019)

A collection of the minutes and documents of the Arcadia Conference (or the Washington Conference) of 1941-1942. This conference established the Combined Chiefs of Staff which would oversee the Allied forces...

American armies and battlefields in Europe

by American Battle Monuments Commission Center of Military History, United States Army (August 01, 2019)

A reissue of the Original 1938 commemorating the actions of the American Expeditionary Forces during World War One. The guide serves both as a narrative of the progress of the conflict and the movements of armies,...

Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress, 1900-2017

by Office of the Historian and Office of the Clerk United States House of Representatives U.S. Government Publishing Office (August 01, 2019)

This work recounts the work of Asian-Pacific American Members of Congress while considering the changing positions of delegates and Resident Commissioners to Congresspersons and Senators.

Argonaut Conference, January-February 1945 : papers and minutes of meetings, Argonaut Conference

by Yalta Conference (1945 : I︠A︡lta, Ukraine) : IŁAlta, Ukraine) OFFICE, U. S. SECRETARY OF THE COMBINED CHIEFS OF (August 01, 2019)

This publication contains the conference proceedings of the two parts of the Argonaut Conference: the conference at Malta and the conference at Yalta in 1945.

Harry E. Schwarz and the development of water resources and environmental planning :

by Harry E. Schwartz IWR Press (August 01, 2019)

This volume is organized chronologically, to show the interplay between the historical evolution of water management ideas and Schwarz’s personal response and transformation at the leading edge of profound...

Ant and Cat

by Alison Gee & Richard Jones Library For All (July 25, 2019)

Ant bites hurt!

Yellow Bird

by Richard Jones & Alison Gee Library For All (July 25, 2019)

The bird is yellow! What else is yellow?