More “Watery” Reads…(Non Fiction this time!)

Here are some more “watery” reads to help you Make a Splash! this summer with Olean Public Library’s Summer Reading program.  Come in and check out the book display and the many water themed books available to you.

Finding Water: the Art of Perseverance by Julia Cameron (153.35 C)

Springs of Water in a Dry Land: Spiritual Survival for Catholic Women by Mary Jo Weaver (282.082 W)

Through Fire and Water: An Overview of Mennonite History by Harry Lowen et al. (289.709 L)

Crossing the Water: A Photographic Path to the Afro-Cuban World by Claire Garoutte (299.67 G)

Water Cooler Diaries: Women Across America Share Their Day at Work edited by Joni B. Cole (305.42 W)

Water: Opposing Viewpoints by Carol Wekesser (339.91 W)

Watersheds: A Practical Handbook for Healthy Water by Clive Dobson (333.73 D)

Aqua Shock: The Water Crisis in America by Susan J. Marks (333.79 M)

Water: The Fate of  Our Most Precious Resource by Marq De Villiers (333.91 D)

Water Follies: Groundwater Pumping and the Fate of America’s Fresh Waters by Robert Glennon (333.91 G)

Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water by Maude Barlow (333.911 B)

Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It by Elizabeth Royce (338.476 R)

Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster by Michael Eric Dyson (363.349 D)

Blue Gold: The Fight to Stop the Corporate Theft of the World’s Water by Maude Barlow (363.61 B)

The Water is Wide by Pat Conroy (372.975 C)

The Frozen-water Trade: A True Story by Gavin Weightman (380.142 W)

Water Trails West by Western Writers of America (386.097 W)

Erie Water West: A History of the Erie Canal, 1792-1854 by Ronald E. Shaw (386.48 S)

Water from Heaven: The Story of Water From the Big Bang to the Rise of Civilization and Beyond by Robert S. Kandel (551.46 K)

Chesapeake: Exploring the Water Trail of Captain John Smith by John Page Williams (551.461 W)

Life’s Matrix: a Biography of Water by Philip Ball (553.7 B)

Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization by Steven Solomon (553.7 S)

Dam Nation: Dispatches From the Water Underground by Cleo Woelfe-Erskine et al (553.7 D)

The Pinball Effect: How Renaissance Water Gardens Made the Carburetor Possible and Other Journeys Through Knowledge by James Burke (609 B)

The Blue Death: Disease, Disaster, and the Water We Drink by Robert D. Morris (614.43 M)

When Smoke Ran Like Water: Tales of Environmental Deception and the Battle Against Pollution by Devra Lee Davis (615.902 D)

Take a Paddle: Western New York: Quiet Water for Canoes & Kayaks by Rich & Sue Freeman (797.122 F)

Hell or High Water: Surviving Tibet’s Tsangpo River by Peter Heller (797.122 H)

Where Water Comes Together by Raymond Carver (811 C)

When the Water Smokes: A Peltier Creek Chronicle by Bob Simpson (917.56 S)

Miracles on the Water: The Heroic Survivors of a World War II U-Boat Attack by Tom Nagorski (940.542 N)

Water in My Veins: The Pauper Who Helped Save the President by Ted Robinson (940.545 R)

Oil and Water; The Torrey Canyon Disaster by Edward Cowan (942.37 C)

Hell or High Water; MacArthur’s Landing at Inchon by Walt Sheldon (951.904 S)

Empire of Blue Water: Captain Morgan’s Great Pirate Army, The Epic Battle for the Americas, and the Catastrophe that Ended the Outlaws’ Bloody Reign by Stephan Talty (972.904 T)

Mr. Lincoln’s Brown Water Navy: The Mississippi Squadron by Gary D. Joiner (973.758 J)

What You See in Clear Water: Life on the Wind River Reservation by Geoffrey O’Gara (978.763 O)

The Devil that Danced on the Water: A Daughter’s Quest by Aminatta Forna (BIO Forna)

The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother by James McBride (BIO McBride-Jordan)

The King Over Water by Michael Pye (BIO Windsor)

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