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2004 "Best of the Best" at the ALA

University Press Books for Public and Secondary School Libraries: The Best of the Best from the University Presses
2004 American Library Association Annual Conference
Orlando, FL
June 26, 2004

This program is presented annually at the Summer ALA. Public and secondary school librarians who served on the 2004 selection committees present their "favorite" books from University Press Books Selected for Public and Secondary School Libraries to an audience of their colleagues. Publishers of the presented titles donate copies of the books to be raffled to librarians in the audience after the program. Read the press release. icon.pdf

 Go to the 2004 Online Edition of UP Books for Public Secondary School Libraries

Titles were selected and will be presented by the following members of the 2004 University Press Books Committee:

Donna T. Brumby, Gwinnett County Public Library, Lawrencville, GA
Jane Chesney, John Cooper School, The Woodlands, TX
Jamie Hansen, University of South Florida Library inTampa, FL
Mary D. Lankford, Library Specialist, Austin TX
Judith McGowan, NY Department of Education, New York, NY
Karen Perry, Central Davidson School in High Point, NC
Ken Stewart, Blue Valley High School, Stillwell, KS

Featured Titles

UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA PRESS

Eskimo Architecture: Dwelling and Structure in the Early Historic Period
by Molly Lee and Gregory A. Reinhardt

BEACON PRESS

Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919
by Stephen Puleo

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS

The Gothic Enterprise: A Guide to Understanding the Medieval Cathedral
by Robert A. Scott

My Family Album: Thirty Years of Primate Photography
by Frans de Waal

Elizabeth I: Her Life in Letters
by Felix Pryor

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS

Cambridge Illustrated History of the Roman World
by Greg Woolf

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS

Classic Writings on Poetry
by William Harmon

GETTY PUBLICATIONS

A Pocket Dictionary of Greek and Roman Gods and Goddesses
by Richard Woff

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS PRESS

How Free Can the Press Be?
by Randall P. Bezanson

The Virtual Mummy
by Sarah Underhill Wisseman

UNIVERSITY PRESS OF KANSAS

The Modern American Presidency
by Lewis L. Gould

Watergate: The Presidential Scandal That Shook America
by Keith W. Olson

MCGILL-QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY PRESS

Robert Emmet: A Life
by Patrick M. Geoghegan

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS

Whistler and His Mother An Unexpected Relationship: Secrets of an American Masterpiece
by Sarah Walden

Pieces from Life's Crazy Quilt
by Marvin V. Arnett

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS

Exposés and Excess: Muckraking in America, 1900-2000
by Cecelia Tichi

Brickworks
by Gwen Heeney

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS

Here Be Dragons: A Fantastic Bestiary
by Ariane Delacampagne and Christian Delacampagne

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY PRESS

The Spirits of America: A Social History of Alcohol
by Eric Burns

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS

The Dawn at My Back: Memoir of a Black Texas Upbringing
by Carroll Parrott Blue

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY PRESS

Through Survivors' Eyes: From the Sixties to the Greensboro Massacre
by Sally Bermanzohn

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA PRESS

Lifeboat
by John R. Stilgoe

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY PRESS

The Oil Prince
by Karl Friedrich May

Captured Honor: POW Survival in the Philippines and Japan
by Bob Wodnik

WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY PRESS

Cosmos Latinos: An Anthology of Science Fiction from Latin America and Spain
by Andrea L Bell and Yolanda Molina-Gavilan

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN PRESS

Schubert's Winterreise: A Winter Journey in Poetry, Image, & Song
by Franz Schubert and Wilhelm Müller; photographs by Katrin Talbot

A Match Made in Hell: The Jewish Boy and the Polish Outlaw Who Defied the Nazis
by Larry Stillman; from the testimony of Morris Goldner

YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS

Encyclopedia of Ireland
by Brian Lalor

Nelson: Love and Fame
by Edgar Vincent