ELLINWOOD — New Adult Nonfiction available for check out at Ellinwood School/Community Library:
The Kennedy Heirs: John, Caroline, and the New Generation - A Legacy of Triumph and Tragedy
by J. Randy Taraborrelli
A unique burden was inherited by the children of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and his celebrated siblings, Senators Robert and Ted Kennedy. Raised in a world of enormous privilege against the backdrop of American history, this third generation of Kennedys often veered between towering accomplishment and devastating defeat. In his revelatory new book, acclaimed Kennedy historian J. Randy Taraborrelli draws back the curtain on the next generation of America’s most famous family.
America’s Reluctant Prince
by Steven Gillon
Through the lens of their decades-long friendship and including exclusive interviews and details from previously classified documents, noted historian and New York Times bestselling author Steven M. Gillon examines John F. Kennedy Jr.’s life and legacy from before his birth to the day he died. Gillon covers the highs, the lows, and the surprising incidents, viewpoints, and relationships that John never discussed publicly, revealing the full story behind JFK Jr.’s complicated and rich life. In the end, Gillon proves that John’s life was far more than another tragedy — rather, it’s the true key to understanding both the Kennedy legacy and how America’s First Family continues to shape the world we live in today.
Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest, and the Music That Made a Nation
by Jon Meacham, Tim McGraw
From “The Star Spangled Banner” to “Born in the U.S.A.,” Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw take us on a journey through the eras and the music that helped to shape a nation. Meacham writes a celebration of the history and songs of the eras, and McGraw reflects on these songs as an artist and performer. Beginning with the battle hymns of the Revolution, and taking us through songs from the defining events of the Civil War, the two World Wars, the Great Depression, the Civil Rights movement, the Vietnam War, into the 21st century, Meacham and McGraw explore the songs that defined generations and the cultural and political climates that made them.
It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered
by Lysa TerKeurst
Life often looks so very different than we hoped or expected. Some events may simply catch us off guard for a moment, but others shatter us completely. We feel disappointed and disillusioned, and we quietly start to wonder about the reality of God’s goodness.
More titles are available online at https://anvil.gbtribune.com/news/local-news/new-adult-fiction-available-ellinwood-library/
Sheri Holmes is the director of library and media services for the Ellinwood School and Community Libraries. She can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.