Nominations for the December 20 Capitol Choices agenda will be due at 11:59 PM on Thursday, December 12. Nominations for the 2014 List will still be accepted for the January 17 meeting as long as the books were published in 2013. The last date for any nominations of 2013 books will be on January 9, 2014.
Rubber ducks and hockey gloves are just some of the flotsam that scientists have tracked across the seas to learn about ocean currents. This fascinating story shows how scientific inquiry often reveals startling realities and leads to surprising conclusions.
Mixing literal and metaphoric illustrations, moving from golden light to utter darkness, Lewis illuminates the historical and spiritual connections between African-American history and the rivers of the world in an eloquent interpretation of the poem.
Red, yellow, blue, and green frogs leap through this master photographer’s paean to these lively amphibians. An engaging text amplifies the visual experience and includes fascinating information about how the pictures were taken.