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Reading List 9a of 2015

August 30, 2015

Covers the period from 8.13.15 through 8.30.15  


I own 3 of these books. Baltimore County Public Library system supplied 9 of the books; libraries in other parts of Maryland, via Inter-Library Loan, supplied the other 11.


Research ~ Estuaries ~ Puget Sound:

  • Explorer’s Guide to Washington by Denise Fainberg {portions on western WA only}
  • It’s Cool to Learn about America’s Waterways: Puget Sound by Katie Marsico
  • [Fiction] The Highest Tide: A Novel by Jim Lynch
  • [Fiction] Island Time by Bette Lamont


Research ~ Estuaries ~ Chesapeake Bay:

  • Days Afield: Exploring Wetlands in the Chesapeake Bay Region by William Sipple {partially read}
  • Rivers of the Eastern Shore: 17 Maryland Rivers by Hulbert Footner {partially read}


Autism spectrum:

  • [Film] Temple Grandin {{watched 2x more, with Spouse: regular & with commentary}}
  • Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World by Sy Montgomery
  • A Thorn in My Pocket: Temple Grandin’s Mother Tells the Family Story by Eustacia Cutler
  • The Way I See It, 2nd, by Temple Grandin {partially read}
  • Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappropriate: A User Guide to an Asperger Life by Cynthia Kim
  • Send in the Idiots: Stories from the Other Side of Autism by Kamran Nazeer
  • Songs of the Gorilla Nation: My Journey through Autism by Dawn Prince-Hughes



  • [Film–SFF] Jupiter Ascending
  • [SFF] The Change series, Book 2: Hostage by Rachel Manija Brown and Sherwood Smith
  • Rooms: A Novel by Lauren Oliver


Memoir & Biography:

  • Extraordinary People by Michael Hearst
  • History Makers — Women Inventors by Stephen Currie
  • How to Be a Heroine: Or, What I’ve Learned from Reading Too Much by Samantha Ellis


Research ~ Miscellaneous:

  • How Plants Work by Linda Chalker-Scott {partially read}
  • Native American Languages by Bethanne Kelly Patrick



  • The Best American Poetry 2004, guest edited by Lyn Hejinian
  • The Best American Poetry 2006, guest edited by Billy Collins


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