South Branch Staff Picks Category: Nonfiction

Cut Your Energy Bills Now

IndexWhether you live in a house or apartment, you can find many helpful tips in Cut Your Energy Bills Now. This book has full–color pictures and instructions for more than 150 simple projects, such as installing compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) or sealing gaps around windows and baseboards. Finding ways to save energy around the home can help save money every month and reduce your home’s impact on the environment.

A Child Called “It” by Dave Pelzer


A Child Called “It” is a remarkable story of a young boy who is brutally abused emotionally and physically by his alcoholic mother.  Read through Dave Pelzer’s courageous journey as he escapes the violence that almost left him dead.  This story will give you a different perspective on life.

El niño sin nombre es una extraordinaria historia de un joven que es brutalmente abusado física y emocionalmente por su madre alcohólica. Lea la trayectoria de Dave Pelzer como escapa de la violencia familiar que casi lo dejaron muerto. Esta historia le dará una perspectiva diferente de vida.