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NOVEMBER 1, 2007
New Reference Books (November 2007)
New books are added to the reference collection on a regular basis.  Here are books newly added for November 2007.  Research a musician's name, your next park visit, college financial aid, racial and ethnic groups, retirement places and world affairs.

Musical AKAs : assumed names and sobriquets of composers, songwriters, librettists, lyricists, hymnists, and writers on music
- Jeanette Marie Drone.  An index to more than 15,000 assumed names and sobriquets of approximately 9,800 composers, songwriters, lyricists, librettists, hymnists and writers on music.

Parks Directory of the United States, 5th edition
- Darren L. Smith and Kay Gill, editors.  A guide to more than 5,270 national and state parks, historic sitses, battlefields, monuments, forests, preserves, memorials, seashores, trails, heritage areas, scenic byways, marine sanctuaries, wildlife refuges, urban parks and other designated recreation areas in the United States.

Peterson's College Money Handbook, 2008.  Research the undergraduate financial aid awarded at more than 2,000 colleges and universities and get help planning your financial aid.

Racial and Ethnic Groups - Richard T. Schaefer.  A vibrant and comprehensive introduction to racial and ethnic studies, and helps them understand and explore the issues confronting a variety of ethnic groups in both the U.S. and other countries.

Retirement Places Rated - David Savageau.  200 top retirement areas ranked for ambience, cost of living, climate, personal safety, housing, servics, and the economy.

The Statesman's Yearbook, 20

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