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Mark Hampton the Art of Friendship
By Duane Flegel Hampton '64
HarperCollins. 2001.
Mark Hampton, the interior decorator for George H. W. Bush's White House and other high-profile clients, including Jacqueline Onassis and the Henry Kissingers, cherished his family and friends. The Art of Friendship, compiled by his widow, Duane, collects some of the hundreds of watercolors Hampton painted for the people closest to him. Included are birthday cards, valentines, portraits, still lifes and travel studies, all of which reveal Hampton's wit, affection, and sophistication. In the introduction, which provides a loving and insightful portrait of her husband, Duane writes, "Honoring daily life was at the core of Mark's character." This collection shares the lasting impressions Hampton created from life's most fleeting moments and reflects his belief that friendship is a vital part of existence.
Duane Hampton has helped organize several exhibitions of her late husband's watercolors and drawings. She currently sits on the boards of the School of American Ballet, the Burden Center for Aging, and the Municipal Art Society. The mother of two daughters, she resides in New York City and Southampton, New York.

Alaska Reader: Voices From the North
Edited by Anne Wood Hanley '68
Fulcrum Publishing. 2005.
How can anyone write with authority about such a vast, mysterious, and myth-filled place as Alaska? Hanley and her coeditor have found a collection of authentic voices that do just that through poetry, fiction, nonfiction, native Alaskan languages, and oral tradition. Organized thematically, The Alaska Reader considers taking risks, Alaska as a parable for the future, and many other characteristics of the state in the words of John Muir, Jack London, and John McPhee, to name a few of the diverse group of authors represented.
Anne Wood Hanley was the Alaska state writer laureate from 2002 to 2004. She has a weekly column on Alaskan writing in the Anchorage Daily News.

Disappearing Destinations: 37 Places in Peril and What Can Be Done to Help Save Them
By Kimberly Lisagor and Heather Hansen '94
Random House. 2008.
Eco-tourists need look no further than Disappearing Destinations for a guide to Earth's breathtaking but beleaguered splendors. From Puerto Rico's phosphorescent bays to the boreal forests of Finland, the authors show environmentally responsible travelers how to enjoy (and preserve) fascinating but fragile wonders on all seven continents.
Heather Baukney Hansen is a freelance journalist, environmentalist, and world traveler based in Colorado.

Landed Obligation: The Practice of Power in Buganda
By Holly Elisabeth Hanson
Heineman Press. 2003.
Focusing on love's importance to power, Hanson suggests new interpretations of the history of Buganda, a kingdom located in the south-central region of the country known today as Uganda. She traces an African habit of thought - the idea that people ought to be tied by bonds of affection - to show how people used this idea to knot together a kingdom and criticize colonial practices of power. Scholars and students of Buganda, as well as readers intrigued by comparative study of social structure, power, and power's practices in Africa, will find Hanson's vital analysis extremely valuable.
Holly Elisabeth Hanson, associate professor of history at MHC, chairs the Five College African Scholars Program.

The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution
By Deborah E. Harkness '86
Yale University Press. 2007.
Midwives, barbers, merchants, and gardeners find common ground in Deborah Harkness's The Jewel House. The book illuminates the somewhat hidden world of Elizabethan London's science culture. Harkness follows the intellectual journey from medieval philosophy to the empirical, experimental culture that became the hallmark of the Scientific Revolution.
Deborah E. Harkness is a professor of history at the University of Southern California and the author of John Dee's Conversations with Angels: Cabala, Alchemy, and the End of Nature.

Children of the Storm: The True Story of the Pleasant Hill School Bus Tragedy
By Ariana Harner '96 and Clark Secrest
Fulcrum Publishing. 2001.
Children of the Storm chronicles the experience of twenty Colorado schoolchildren stranded in a school bus for thirty-three hours during a 1931 blizzard. Culled from newspaper accounts, archives, and interviews with seven survivors, the book explores the events and aftermath of the blizzard.
Ariana Harner formerly edited the Colorado Historical Society's monthly newsletter, Colorado History NOW! and has contributed to Colorado Heritage.

Paris, Paris: Journey into the City of Light
By David Downie; photographs by Alison Harris '79
Transatlantic Press. 2005.
Alison Harris and husband David Downie have collaborated on their third book, Paris, Paris: Journey Into the City of Light. Harris has contributed thirty black-and-white photographs to illustrate Downie's essays. Diane Johnson, author of Le Divorce, has written the introduction. Essays include "A Day in the Park: The Luxembourg Gardens," and "Paris in the Spring." Downie describes Paris as "the kind of city butterfly catchers have trouble netting, tacking down, and studying. Like all great cities and yet unlike any other it is alive and fluttering, it changes with the light, buffeted by the Seine-basin breezes. This place called Paris is at once the City of Light that inhabits literature and film, an imagined land, a distant view through shifting, misty lenses, and a vibrant world where a kaleidoscope of millions seems bent on the grand conspiracy to enjoy life."
Alison Harris has been working as a professional photographer in Paris since 1989. She specializes in food photography and has shot a number of cookbooks. She lives with husband David Downie, and the two have collaborated on Cooking the Roman Way and Enchanted Liguria.

Enchanted Liguria
By David Downie; photographs by Alison Harris '79
Rizzoli. 1997.
A lively account of the history and lifestyle of Liguria, with photographs of its dramatic scenery. An appendix provides information on museums, villas, specialty food stores and workshops.
David Downie is a freelance writer and contributing editor to Departure magazine. Alison Harris is a professional photographer whose work appears in top magazines.

Also available by Alison Harris:
Sophia Loren's Recipes and Memories
Marcella Cucina

Structures and Subjectivities: Attending to Early Modern Women
By Joan E. Hartman '51 and Adele Seeff
University of Delaware Press. 2007.
The realities of life for women in the early modern period are little known. Structures and Subjectivities explores the geographical, political, and social structures that enclosed these women in history, as well as the gendered hierarchies that defined their lives. This collection of essays looks at women through the lenses of portraits, law courts, and even the architectural structure of their homes.
Joan E. Hartman is a professor of English at the College of Staten Island, the City University of New York.

Boundaries and Justice: Diverse Ethical Perspectives
Edited by David Miller and Sohail H. Hashmi
Princeton University Press. 2001.
Territorial and jurisdictional boundaries have usually been considered a subject for political scientists, international relations experts, and economists. This collection of essays considers the issue in a different light: from the standpoint of religious and secular ethics. Bringing together scholars from diverse traditions - ranging from liberal egalitarianism to Confucianism - the collection considers the questions that ethical traditions can pose about the concepts of property and political rights.
Sohail Hashmi is an associate professor of international relations at Mount Holyoke.

State Sovereignty: Change and Persistence in International Relations
Edited by Sohail H. Hashmi
Penn State University Press. 1997.
A collection of essays showing that the evolution of sovereignty in recent centuries results from material, technological developments; the ever-changing realities of power; and the influence of ideas such as self-determination, human rights and pan-Islamism.
Sohail Hashmi is assistant professor of international relations at Mount Holyoke.

O Fairest Monticello
By Barbara J. Mitchell
Freedom Acres Publishing Company. 2000.
Monticello College and Preparatory School in Godfrey, Illinois, opened as Monticello Female Seminary just five months after Mount Holyoke. Its first principal, the Reverend Theron Baldwin, consulted with Mary Lyon about Monticello's rules and curriculum. Baldwin and Lyon stayed in touch, and the two schools were considered sister schools. During Monticello's first century, many of its teachers and principals were Mount Holyoke alumnae, including Harriet Newell Haskell 1855, Monticello's most notable principal.
Barbara J. Mitchell, a freelance writer in the areas of history, medicine, and business, is a graduate of Monticello Preparatory School.

Blue Ribbon Afghans from America's State Fairs: 45 Prize-Winning Crocheted Designs
By Valerie Van Arsdale Shrader; Technical Consultant: Marilyn B. Hastings '64
Lark Books. 2003.
Blue Ribbon Afghans features directions for forty-five afghans so that readers can crochet their own versions of these prize-winning designs. The afghans are created by a diverse group, with representatives from every region of the country. Each design is accompanied by fun facts about state fairs, including a brief history of the fairs and competitive events other than crochet.
Marilyn Hastings lives in Asheville, North Carolina.

A Bride's Passage: Susan Hathorn's Year Under Sail
By Catherine Petroski
Northeastern University Press. 1997.
Based on the diary of Susan Lennan Hathorn 1853, who maintained a record of her first year of marriage and travels aboard her husband's merchant vessel. "A compelling contribution to maritime literature and the lives of Victorian-age women that will appeal to historians as well as the curious reader."
Catherine Petroski, an independent scholar, is an award-winning writer.

Exploring the Way Life Works: The Science of Biology
By Judith Hoagland Hauck '66, Mahon Hoagland, and Bert Dodson
Jones and Bartlett. 2001.
Exploring the Way Life Works, written for nonmajors, considers the human context in which science happens. To demonstrate that science arises from careful observation of nature, the book incorporates works by artists, novelists, and poets. While accomodating different learning styles, Exploring the Way Life Works also encompasses AAAS benchmarks for science literacy and core content required for high school biology.
Judith Hoagland Hauck, a former and future teacher, is vice president and senior managing editor for Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

A Field Guide to Sprawl
By Dolores Hayden '66
W.W. Norton. 2004.
Sprawl is hard to pin down and the terms change every day. This concise book defines the vocabulary of sprawl from "alligator" to "zoomburb,"  illustrating fifty-one colorful terms invented by real estate developers to characterize contemporary building patterns. Sixty-nine stunning aerial photographs, each paired with a definition, convey the impact of development and provide visual vocabulary needed by professionals, public officials, and citizens to critique uncontrolled growth in the American landscape.
Dolores Hayden is a professor of architecture and American studies at Yale University. Her award-winning books include Building Suburbia: Green Fields and Urban Growth (2003).

Building Suburbia: Green Fields and Urban Growth, 1820-2000
By Dolores Hayden '66
Pantheon Books. 2003.
For nearly 200 years, Americans have been moving to the suburbs in search of affordable family housing, small-town environments, and a proximity to nature - only to find that their leafy new neighborhoods are part of the growing metropolitan sprawl. Building Suburbia chronicles the history of the suburbs, from nineteenth-century utopian communities to the subsidized malls and office complexes of the twentieth, and asks hard questions about the future of this contested cultural landscape.
Dolores Hayden is professor of architecture and urbanism and professor of American studies at Yale University. She is the author of four other books on the history of American living.

Also available by Dolores Hayden:
The Grand Domestic Revolution
Power of Place: Urban Landscapes as Public History
Redesigning the American Dream: Gender,Housing,and Family Life

Sound Wormy: Memoir of Andrew Gennett, Lumberman
Edited by Nicole S. Hayler '82
The University of Georgia Press. 2002.
Set in what remains of the wildest country in the United States, Sound Wormy recalls a time when regulations were few and resources were abundant for the southern lumber industry. In 1901, Andrew Gennett put all his money into a tract of timber along the Chattooga River watershed, which traverses parts of Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. In Sound Wormy, Gennett recalls his experiences in logging and his efforts to preserve areas of wilderness for future generations.
Nicole Hayler is development director at the Chattooga Conservancy.

Signs and Symbols around the World
By Elizabeth Seaver Helfman '33 2000.
When this book was originally published in 1967, anthropologist Margaret Mead said of it, "Mrs. Helfman has assembled remarkably interesting and stimulating materials. This is a book that will interest all ages." The profusely illustrated volume covers picture writing, alphabets, and numerals, as well as signs and symbols in religion, magic, science, and industry.
Elizabeth Helfman no longer writes for publication but is pleased that this reprint became available in time for her ninetieth birthday.

Letters from the Dustbowl
By Caroline Boa Henderson 1901; edited by Alvin O. Turner
University of Oklahoma Press. 2001.
Caroline Henderson moved to the Oklahoma panhandle in 1907, where she taught school, married, and farmed a homestead. During the dust storms that ravaged the plains in the 1930s Dust Bowl, Henderson's accounts of the drought were published in the Atlantic Monthly. They caught the attention of the US secretary of agriculture, and still serve as an important resource for historians. This collection of Henderson's published narratives and personal letters written between 1908 and 1966 includes introductions and annotations for context.
Alvin O. Turner is dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma.

Leading and Managing Your School Guidance Staff
By Patricia Gifford Henderson '62 and Norman C. Gysbers
American Counseling Association. 1997.
A manual for school administrators and directors of guidance. Provides a foundation for effective guidance program leadership and describes the roles and responsibilities of program leaders at the building and district levels.
Patricia Henderson is director of guidance at the Northside Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas. norman Gysbers is a professor in the department of educational and counseling psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Also available by Patricia Gifford Henderson:
Developing and Managing Your School Guidance Program
Visit to a Comprehensive Guidance Program That Works

Twilight on the Zambezi: Late Colonialism in Central Africa
By Eugenia W. Herbert-Mohr '55
Palgrave Macmillan. 2002.
Twilight on the Zambezi focuses on the key year of 1959 and looks at Central Africa in the moment before the collapse of British colonial rule. Beginning with a lively study of Northern Rhodesia, the book moves outward in widening circles to the views of local colonial officials, their African counterparts in the Native Authority, African campaigners for independence, and ultimately the Colonial Office in London. Based on a rich assortment of interviews and unpublished documents, the book provides new insights into the complexities of decolonization in Africa.
Eugenia Herbert, E. Nevius Rodman Professor Emeritus of History, has written a number of books on African history.

Also available by Eugenia W. Herbert-Mohr:
Iron, Gender, and Power: Rituals of Transformation in African Societies
Red Gold of Africa: Copper in Precolonial History and Culture
Private Franklin: The Man and His Family
Social Approaches to an Industrial past: The Archaeology and Anthropology of Mining

Nature's Workshop: Renoir's Writings on the Decorative Arts
By Robert L. Herbert
Yale University Press. 2000.
Seven previously unknown texts by Auguste Renoir, and four largely forgotten writings, are presented in French and English. they reveal an artist far more complex and thoughtful than previously believed, identifying him as an impassioned critic of architecture, architectural decoration and the education of artists.
Robert Hebert is Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Humanities Emeritus at Mount Holyoke, and author of Monet on the Normandy Coast

A Good Start in Life
By Elinore Chapman Herschkowitz '66
Joseph Henry Press. 2002.
This guide to interpreting the latest information on brain development, by Elinore Chapman Herschkowitz, an American educator, and her husband, Norbert, a Swiss pediatrician and neuroscientist, is intended to help parents navigate the formative years of their child's life. The book follows the path of a child's brain development from gestation and birth to age six, with a specific emphasis on how a child's maturing brain contributes to learning and socialization.
Elinore Chapman Herschkowitz holds a master's degree in German from Stanford University. For fourteen years, she has taught English at the Bern State Teachers' College in Switzerland.

Legendary Long Islanders
By Helene Herzig '49
Mixed Media Memoirs. 2008.
Herzig has collected more than seventy of her interviews with Long Island, New York, celebrities and entrepreneurs written over a twenty-year period when she was feature editor of North Shore Magazine. Personalities include Martha Stewart, Billy Joel, and Kiri Te Kanawa as well as artists, astronauts, and politicians.
Helene Phillips Herzig lives on Long Island and in Palm Beach.

Then I Think of God
By Martha Whitmore Hickman '47
Albert Whitman & Company. 2003.
In a poetic and moving narrative, Hickman chronicles moments that help children recognize God as a palpable presence in their lives. This reverent tribute is richly illustrated with paintings by Higgins Bond, whose work has been exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the DuSable Museum of African American History, and has appeared on U.S. postage stamps.
Martha Whitmore Hickman is the author of many books, including And god Created Squash: How the World Began and A Baby Born in Bethlehem

A Day of Rest: Creating a Spiritual Space in Your Week
By Martha Whitmore Hickman '47
Abingdon Press. 2002.
One of Abingdon Press's Dimensions for Living books, A Day of Rest explains the need for carving out a spiritual time in your week - the Sabbath concept - to renew body and spirit. The author offers stories, examples, and rituals to honor the pattern of a day of rest. Chapters deal with the background of the seven-day week; the rhythm of the week; the weekend; the Sabbath concept; reclaiming the Sabbath; habits for a successful Sabbath, and more than fifty ways to honor the Sabbath.
Martha Whitmore Hickman is the author of more than twenty books, including I Will Not Leave You Desolate She and her husband live in Nashville, Tennessee.

And God Created Squash: How the World Began
By Martha Whitmore Hickman '47; illustrated by Giuliano Ferri
Albert Whitman & Company. 1993.
The author retells the story of how God created earth and then people. She says, "I tried to view the created world as a child might, savoring the surprises and sights, sounds, and smells of the everyday wonders around us, and finally, the marvel of ourselves as human beings."
Martha Whitmore Hickman lives in Nashville, Tennessee. She has written eleven books for children.

Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations For Working Through Grief
By Martha Whitmore Hickman '47
Avon Books. 1994.
This book offers comfort and understanding for those facing the isolation and pain that comes with losing a loved one. With wise, inspirational quotes from such diverse sources as C. S. Lewis, Mark Twain, and Anne Wilson Shaef, the book contains brief affirmations to carry readers through the grieving process.
Martha Whitmore Hickman is the author of several books. Her writing has appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, Good Housekeeping, Christian Herald, Pastoral Psychology and other magazines. She lives in Tennessee.

A Baby Born in Bethlehem
By Martha Whitmore Hickman '47
Albert Whitman & Co. 1999.
An eloquent, simple, joyful retelling of the birth of Jesus, the adoration of the shepherds, and the visit of the magi. This book for children aged 5-9 stays close to Biblical texts, leaving out the more difficult-to-explain passages about Joseph and Herod.
Martha Whitmore Hickman has authored over twenty books for adults and young readers. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

Also available by Martha Whitmore Hickman:
I Will Not Leave You Desolate
When Andy's Father Went to Prison
Robert Lives with His Grandparents
Such Good People
Prayers and Devotions for Teachers
Fullness of Time: Short Stories of Women and Aging

Sacred Players: The Politics of Response in the Middle English Religious Drama
By Heather Hill-Vasquez '89
The Catholic University of America Press. 2007.
A consistently powerful and popular form of lay worship, the English religious drama of the medieval period defined and reflected the varying nature of religious discourse and dramatic performance well into and beyond the Reformation. Sacred Players argues that this second life was driven by a focus on the role of audience response and examines the cultural forces that shaped the performance lifetime of these plays.
Heather Hill-Vasquez is director of the women's studies program and assistant professor of English at the University of Detroit-Mercy.

New Forums: Art Museums and Communities
By Ellen Cochran Hirzy '70 and Bonnie Pitman
American Association of Museums. 2004.
A new museum environment is taking shape in America. All over the country, art museums are becoming forums for the discussion of new ideas - places where people can interact and learn from one another. New Forums explains how this transformation is occurring in a nationwide test group of eleven art museums. Supported by funds from The Pew Charitable Trusts' Program for Art Museums and Communities, these museums were able to think creatively about enhancing the quality of visitors' experiences and expanding service to their communities. Though the routes they took were different, from community-based artist residencies to fundamental changes in board/staff attitudes, all became institutions where learning, flexibility, and innovation are integral parts of the organizational culture.
Ellen Hirzy is an independent writer and editor who works with museums and charitable organizations.

Ancient Animosity: The Appin Murder and the End of Scottish Rebellion
By Lee Holcombe '49
1st Books Library. 2004.
Ancient Animosity is the definitive volume on the 1752 "Appin murder," an infamous crime that went unsolved for more than 250 years. The murder has served as fodder for stories by several authors, including Robert Louis Stevenson, but no one has been confident enough to name the culprit. Holcombe, the first American to publish on the subject, shows who really killed Colin Campbell, and discusses whether the hanging of James Stewart was justified, and how the deaths of both men described the historical trends then shaping Scotland.
Lee Holcombe, the author of two books on Victorian English law, received her PhD in history from Columbia University. After her death in 2002, her son Tim Breen facilitated the posthumous publication of Ancient Animosity.

Managing to Empower: The Grameen Bank's Experience of Poverty Alleviation
By Susan Higinbotham Holcombe '62
Zed Books. 1995.
Using concepts and methodology drawn from modern theory, the author investigates the management of the Grameen Bank, an organization with nearly two million low-income borrowers, a repayment rate of 98% and a track record of successful poverty alleviation.
Susan Holcombe is an adviser for the UN Population Fund in China. The research for her book was supported by a Hannum-Warner Travel Fellowship awarded by MHC.

New Directions in Elementary School Mathematics
By Emma Bauman Holmes '47
Merrill Prentice Hall. 1995.
This text focuses on the concept of interactive teaching, based on a constructivist theory of learning (an approach advocated by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics). It describes numerous activities that enable children to "do" mathematics.
Emma Holmes is professor emerita at California State University-Fullerton.

To Redeem One Person Is to Redeem the World: The Life of Frieda Fromm-Reichmann
By Gail A. Hornstein
Free Press. 2000.
To write the definitive biography of maverick psychiatrist Frieda Fromm-Reichmann, Hornstein mined a rich archive of Fromm-Reichmann's clinical work and gathered family records and documents on two continents. The German-Jewish refugee analyst accomplished what Freud and almost everyone else thought impossible, successfully treating schizophrenics and other seriously disturbed mental patients with intensive psychotherapy instead of lobotomy, shock treatment or drugs. She is best known as the courageous therapist in I Never Promised You a Rose Garden.
Gail Homstein is MHC professor of psychology and director of the Five College Women's Studies Research Center.

Men and Angels: The Art of James C. Christensen
Paintings by James Christensen, with Kate Horowitz '05
Greenwich Workshop Press. 2008.
Labeled a fantasy painter in his early career, the artist James Christensen has come to defy categorization as he casts a perceptive eye on the evolution of the human spirit through art. The text conveys the former Brigham Young University professor's infectious enthusiasm for art history and includes more than 300 paintings.
Kathryn Horowitz is a writer and poet living in Connecticut.

Have We Lost Our Children Or Have They Lost Us?
By Catherine Farmer Hosmer '49
iUniverse. 2008.
Hosmer, a mother of four, fears the bond between parents and children is rupturing and she wants to know why. After interviewing hundreds of parents, psychologists, and educators, she points to a wide array of factors challenging children and their parents - schools, pop culture, sex, drugs - and offers suggestions for dealing more effectively with each one.
Catherine Farmer Hosmer '49 is the author of six novels and three-non-fiction books including Flashover and A Wonderful Place to Live.

Taking the Pulse of the U.S. Health Care System
By Catherine Farmer Hosmer '49
iUniverse. 2007.
What has happened to a once-great health care system often proclaimed by many as best in the world? The author interviewed hundreds of people and was shocked by the disdain with which most of those questioned view the U.S. health care system. This book tries to answer the questions "How did it happen?" and "If our health care system is broken, how can we fix it?"
Catherine Hosmer is author of several fiction and nonfiction books and contributes freelance articles to national newspapers and magazines.

Toxic Tide
By Catherine A. Hosmer '49
iUniverse. 2006.
The setting is Florida's Gulf Coast, where professor Amos Frost and his son, Windy, discover strange, injured fish in the waters surrounding their boat. Puzzled by their find, they are even more astonished when hungry sharks devour both the fish and a nearby fisherman in a frantic feeding frenzy. Amos sets out on a dangerous course to determine what caused the damage to the fish and who is responsible.
Catherine Farmer Hosmer is a pilot and the author of several works of fiction, including Conversations with Jean and Rabble's Curse.

By Catherine A. Hosmer '49
iUniverse. 2004.
All his life, Dan Mariner just wanted to follow in his father's footsteps, staying "on the line" as a firefighter. But after long months of healing from a fire that nearly took his life - and succeeded in taking his father's - Dan is asked by his chief to return to his old hometown to help search for a dangerous serial arsonist. He agrees reluctantly, planning to stay only a few weeks. Soon after he arrives, however, he is quickly catapulted into arsonist's gruesome world as new fires become more explosively dangerous and the numbers of unsuspecting murder victims mount. With a town full of people now depending on his investigative talent, Dan is drawn into the rush to stop the pathological arsonist.
Catherine Farmer Hosmer has published two previous novels, Conversations with Jean and Rabble's Curse. She is a freelance writer with the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and the Bradenton Herald as well as several magazines.

Their Day in the Sun: Women of the Manhattan Project
By Ruth Hege Howes '65 and Caroline L. Herzenberg
Temple University Press. 1999.
The history of the Manhattan Project, America's secretive effort to develop the atomic bomb, is almost always presented in light of the male scientists who made the bomb. But many female physicists, chemists, mathematicians, biologists and lab technicians also participated in all aspects of the project. Until now their contributions have been largely ignored. Their Day in the Sun uses interviews, written records and photographs to tell their story. The authors discuss scientific problems the women helped solve and the discrimination they faced. Their abrupt recruitment for the war effort, anecdotes of everyday life, what happened to the women after the war and their present attitudes toward the work they did on the bomb are also included.
Ruth Howes is the Ball Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Ball State University.

Also available by Ruth Heges Howes:
Energy SourceBook: A Guide to Technology, Resources, and Policy

Witch at the Door; Witches' Brew; Julian's Jinx
By Holly Warriner (Holly Hughes '75 and Mercer Warriner)
Aladdin Paperbacks (Simon & Schuster). 1998. Three volumes in the "Spell Casters" children's book series for ages 8-12.
Witch at the Door: When eleven-year-old Sally discovers that the girl who showed up on her doorstep is a witch, she gets caught up in the search for the aunt of this unusual house guest.
Witches' Brew: Lucinda's arch rival in witchcraft tracks her to Lakeville and sets in motion an evil plan involving her friend Tess's horse.
Julian's Jinx: When Sally and Julian are accused of cheating on a math test, their friend Lucinda suspects that her old enemy may be using witchcraft to stir up trouble.
Holly Hughes and Mercer Warriner, both in New York City, met while working as editors on the Nancy Drew mysteries published by Pocket Books.

Also available by Holly Hughes:
Full Moon Magic
Phoebe's Fortune
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