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Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence : In Our Collection-2014

Books on Space, Space Travel and Rocketry

Space almanac : facts, figures, names, dates, places, lists, charts, tables, maps covering space from earth to the edge of the universe / by Anthony R. Curtis
Scarborough Library Reference Collection, Main floor
QB500 .C87 1990


Rockets into space / Frank H. Winter
Circulating Collection, 3rd floor
TL781 .W55 1990

Power to explore : a history of Marshall Space Flight Center, 1960-1990 / Andrew J. Dunar and Stephen P. Waring
Circulating Collection, 3rd floor
TL862.G4 D86 1999

Searching between the stars / Lyman Spitzer, Jr.
Circulating Collection, 3rd floor
QB790 .S68

Books on Appalachia

Appalachia in the classroom: teaching the region / edited by Theresa L. Burriss and Patricia M. Gantt

Circulating Collection, 3rd floor

F106 .A575 2013


Talking Appalachian: voice, identity, and community / edited by Amy D. Clark and Nancy M. Hayward

Circulating Collection, 3rd floor

PE2970.A6 T35 2013


Along with these, Scarborough Library has several volumes of the popular Foxfire series, which detail the Appalachian region's skills, pastimes, crafts, tales and home truths.

Search for these books in WorldCat Discovery under the title "Foxfire" to obtain the best results. Limit your search to "Shepherd University" to obtain the titles held here.

Folk Songs and Sheet Music

For those interested in folk songs or the use of Appalachian instruments in performance, here is a selection of volumes containing music scores.

Glow ree bee: Traditional Black spirituals arranged for unchanged voices and Orff instruments/ Shirley W McRae

Circulating Collection, 3rd floor

M2198.M33 G56

Angel at the door: Southern folksongs : voices and Orff instruments / Shirley W. McRae

Oversize book in Quarto Collection, 3rd floor

 MT810.M35 A5

Ballads, folk songs & folk tales from West Virginia.

Musick, Ruth Ann.

Scarborough Library Special Collections--West Virginia Collection. Library use. Retrieved by staff

M1629.M966 B3


Books on Coal and Coal Mining


Coal : a human history / Barbara Freese

Circulating Collection, 3rd floor

TN805.A5 F857 2003

Coal : a memoir and critique / Duane Lockard

Circulating Collection, 3rd floor

TN805.A5 L63 1998

 Extracting Appalachia : images of the Consolidation Coal Company, 1910/1945 / Geoffrey L. Buckley
Circulating Collection, 3rd floor

TN805.Z6 B83 2004

Mine Wars

Bloodletting in Appalachia; the story of West Virginia's four major mine wars and other thrilling incidents of its coal fields / by Howard B. Lee

Circulating Collection, 3rd floor

HD5326.W4 L43

Matewan before the massacre : politics, coal, and the roots of conflict in a West Virginia mining community / [Rebecca J. Bailey].

Circulating Collection, 3rd floor

F247.M57 B335 2008 


 Mine Safety

Monongah : the tragic story of the worst industrial accident in US history / Davitt McAteer

Circulating Collection, 3rd floor

TN313.M33 M66 2007


West Virginia Folk Tales and Storytelling

Caroline Feller Bauer's new handbook for storytellers : with stories, poems, magic, and more / Caroline Feller Bauer ; illustrations by Lynn Gates Bredeson

Circulating Collection, 3rd floor

LB1042 .B39 1993

Jack in two worlds : contemporary North American tales and their tellers / edited by William Bernard McCarthy ; with tales edited by William Bernard McCarthy, Cheryl Oxford, Joseph Daniel Sobol

Circulating Collection, 3rd floor

GR105.37.J32 J33 1994

Green hills of magic : West Virginia folktales from Europe / Ruth Ann Musick ; with illustrations by Archie L. Musick

Circulating Collection, 3rd floor

GR110.W4 M78