Mission Statement:  The Bertha Mae Starks Library Media Center is a research and reading facility designed to serve the needs of the students and staff of Coleman High School. The mission of the library is to help students and staff become effective users of information and ideas, to provide reading materials for pleasure, and to instill in our patrons a desire for lifelong learning.
    LIBRARY HOURS Monday-Friday. 8:00 a.m. - 11:30a.m.
  • Salt To the Sea: A Novel

    by Ruth Sepetys Year Published: 2016

     World War II is ending and a group of refugees tries to escape the war's final dangers only to find themselves on a ship with a target on its hull.

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  • Front Lines: She's Fighting For Her Country

    by Michael Grant Year Published: 2016

    This is a fictional history that has women fighting alongside men in World War II.

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  • The Ebola Epidemic: The Fight, The Future

    by Connie Goldsmith Year Published: 2015

    The author gives background on the ebola virus and its beginnings and explains how research is continuing to look for a cure.

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  • Amazing Fantastic Incredible Stan Lee

    by Stan Lee Year Published: 2015

    A memoir of the man who introduced heros like Spiderman and the Hulk.

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  • That's Not Bunny

    by Chris Barton Year Published: 2016

    A hungry hawk is outsmarted by the rabbit he hopes to have as a meal.

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  • The One-Page Financial Plan

    by Carl Richards Year Published: 2015

    The author gives a simplified investing process.

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  • The Behavior Gap

    by Carl Richards Year Published: 2012

    Richards shows how to think clearly about money and its role in a happy life

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  • Dare To Disappoint: Growing up in Turkey

    by Ozge Samanci Year Published: 2015 graphic novel

    This is the funny memoir of a girl who grew up in Turkey.  The book is full of collages and and interesting images for those who like visual stories.

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  • Egypt

    by William Mark Habeeb Year Published: 2012 nonfiction

    This book gives a concise history of Egypt up through 2011.

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  • Radioactive!

    by Winifred Conkling Year Published: 2015 nonfiction

    This is the fascinating, little-known story of two brilliant female physicists whose groundbreaking discoverines led to the creation of the atomic bomb.

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  • All American Boys

    by Jason Reynolds Year Published: 2015 fiction

    The book is about racism and police brutality today in American seen through the eyes of a white teen boy and his friend,  a black teen boy.

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  • The Muralist

    by B.A. Shapiro Year Published: 2015 mystery

    This is a gripping story with provocative themes.  It is set in New York, 1940.  The country is teetering on the brink of war.  A new art movement called Abstract Expressionism is burgeoning.  European refugees are seeking asylum from rising fascism.  Amid political turmoil, apromising career and a love affair are interrupted when a brilliant young artist banishes . . . and today, seventy years later, another struggling artist, her great-niece, is piecing together the truth about her disappearance--and so much more.

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  • Thank You and Good Night

    by Patrick McDonnell Year Published: 2015 Easy

    The author captures the magic of a very first sleepover with friends that also reminds us to cherish even the simplest pleasures.

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