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Dr. Bernard Kilcullen recommends:


Adam, God's Beloved

by Henri J. M. Nouwen

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Non-fiction graphic novels

Over the last eight years, non-fiction graphic novels have been on the rise and in a 2010 article, Rachel Cooke states "After all, graphic novels are basically comics, aren't they? And there's only so much a writer can do with a comic, and only so much pleasure a reader (at least a grown-up reader) can take in one." (Cooke). Her previous introduction to graphic novels had been through Art Spiegelman's Maus, which retells the life story of the author's father, Vladek Spiegelman, a Polish Holocaust survivor. Cats represent the Germans and mice the Jews.

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The Saint Louis Priory School Library proudly announces the addition of seven new information resources to its exhaustive print and online resource collection. Whether you are looking for biographic information or details about a rare species of animal, the new databases, Gale Biography in Context and Grzimek's Animal Life, are sure to have an answer for you. You can access them through the library's web page at Are you a student despairing of ever figuring out to use MLA citation style correctly? The school library and EasyBib, a bibliography tool, come to the rescue. The Economist, an international news and politics magazine, has been added to the broad library magazine collection to offer an international perspective. Three new social studies teaching kits from  Teaching for Tolerance have been added to the library media collection, spanning the topics of holocaust, civil rights movement and César Chávez. 

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The Saint Louis Priory School Library celebrates this season of thanksgiving with a themed bulletin board bringing all the things to mind for which we are thankful: Family, friends, homes, freedom and so much more. Additionally, it highlights the acts of giving at Saint Louis Priory School, during Dress Down Days and many other occasions. The following poems, written by Priory alums celebrate and contemplate other aspects of this season.

 The library wishes



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New Books

Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital.
- Thomas Jefferson

We add frequently to the capital of our library and as soon as a book has been processed and cataloged, it will be added to this section. Therefore, we invite you to stop by regularly to check out our latest acquisitions online and in the library at the new book rack next to the mountain!

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