|Quiet Strength by Tony Dungy
With so many people being given media attention today, it is often difficult to spot someone who has true strength, perseverance, and faith. This memoir by football player and coach Dungy is an inspiring account of how a determined and humble man made his choices, set his priorities, and developed habits that make for a winning life — both on and off the field.
|National Geographic Traveler – London
I am going to London this summer for one week! The library has a terrific collection of travel books that I have been pouring over! Besides the usual guides by Fodor’s, Frommer’s, DK Eyewitness, and Rick Steves, check out what else is on the shelves, like this one from National Geographic. We also have many travel series on DVD and VHS. And don’t forget magazines for travel ideas — Conde Nast’s Traveler, Budget Travel, and Travel & Leisure.
|Now, Voyager with Bette Davis and Paul Henreid (DVD)
I watched this wonderful movie for the umpteenth time last week. The actors are great, the lines are great, the music, the fashion—the idea that travel can transform and refresh you! Did I tell you I’m going to London this summer?!
|The Air We Breathe by Andrea Barrett
America is on the brink of war in the fall of 1916, but in an isolated TB clinic in the Adirondacks time stands still. When a weekly discussion group starts meeting, however, human impulses and desires clash among rich and poor, recent immigrants and citizens. Barrett is an award winning author whose writing is quiet, beautiful and powerful.