Selections from the Grace Church Library   September 2023 

New to the Church Library Collection 

Jesus: a Gospel.  Henri Nouwen. [Retells the story from the Annunciation to the Resurrection, with personal reflections by the author.] Michael O’Laughlin, ed. Orbis Books, 2001. [232.9 NOU

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening. [Illustrations of wintry scenes accompany each line of this well-known poem.] Robert Frost. Susan Jeffers, illustrator.  Dunton, 1978. [E 811 FRO

Wishtree. [An old red oak tree tells how he and his crow friend Bongo help their human neighbors get along after a threat against an immigrant family is carved into the tree’s trunk.]  Katherine Applegate. Feiwel and friends, 2017. [YA FIC APP

Hearts of Fire. [True stories of eight courageous and faithful women living in times and places of Christian persecution.] [Voice of the Martyrs] Steve and Ginny Cleary.  W. Pub. Group, 2003.  [959.9 HEA

Still Alice – a novel. [A 50-year-old Harvard psychology professor starts to experience early-onset Alzheimer’s…resigns her position and attempts to hold onto this severe change in her life.] Lisa Genova. Wheeler Pub., 2009. [FIC GEN

Gardening Projects for Kids. [Fantastic ideas for making things, growing flowers, and attracting wildlife, with 60 practical projects and 500 photographs.] Leicestershire, England, 2011. [635.083 HEN

Gardening Lab for Kids. [52 fun experiments to learn, grow, harvest, make, play, and enjoy your garden.]  Renata Fossen Brown.  Quarry Books, 2014.  [635.083 BRO

Passion Oberammergau 1990.  Christian Stückl, director. Thomas von Klinger, photography.  [958 PAS

The Unlikely Yarn of the Dragon Lady – a novel. [The knitters of Hope of Glory congregation are stuck in a rut…until Father Pete insists that they meet at the local mall where anything can happen!]  Sharon Mondragón. Kregel Pub., 2021 [FIC MON

Johann Sebastian Bach – Bach Cantata Vespers 

Bach: music in the castle of heaven: a biography.  John Elliott Gardner. Alfred A Knopf, 2013. [780 GAR

Bach: a pictorial biography. Micheal Maul. Edward Hanrock, tr., Lemstadt Verlag, Germany, 2022. [780.92 MAU

Johann Sebastian Bach: his life in pictures and documents.  Hans Conrad Fischer.  Fortress Press, 2000. [920 FIS

Bach among the theologians. [Focuses on Bach’s vocation as a musician and theologian of the church….]  
Jaroslav Pelikan. Fortress Press, 1986.  [230.41 PEL

Glory to God alone: the life of J. S. Bach. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 2008. [DVD GLO 780

The world of the Bach cantatas. [Essays by Bach scholars in a musical and biographical context, covering the compositions  
Bach wrote during the first 28 years of his life, before his move to Leipzig in 1723.] Christoph Wolff, ed.  Norton, 1997 [782.2 WOL