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Orphan Train : A Novel

Orphan Train : A Novel

A gripping story of friendship and second chances, this is also the 2014 Howard County Reads winner.

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Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War

Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War

A groundbreaking account of three women deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq and how their military service affected their friendship, personal lives, and families

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Tobacco Goes to College: Cigarette Advertising in Student Media, 1920-1980

Tobacco Goes to College: Cigarette Advertising in Student Media, 1920-1980

A written documentary of the strong financial grip held by the tobacco industry on student media and colleges and universities throughout much of the 20th century

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When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944

When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944

A stunning depiction of Parisian daily life under occupation and the brave people who formed the resistance force

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What do you do after choosing your research topic?

10-22-2014
Information Literacy Tip #2: Understand your information need - what do you know and what do you not know about your topic? Formulate research questions based on what you need to know about your topic.

How do you pick a research topic?

10-07-2014
Information Literacy Tip #1: Step 1) Choose a topic that both interests you and meets the requirements of your assignment. Step 2) Use library resources to find background materials and different aspects about the topic. Step 3) Make sure your topic isn't too broad or too narrow. Watch the video below for an example! Step 4) Need more help? Just Ask A Librarian!

And the 2014 HCR Book Is...

09-02-2014
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline! Howard County Reads (HCR) exists to cultivate a love of reading and promote a sense of community by encouraging everyone from students to senior citizens to read the same book. The IU Kokomo Library participates in this program by hosting an author event later in the year. Stay tuned for more details!
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