Parents Fund


Selections from the Centre College Parents' Fund

(in alphabetical order by title)


$2.00 a day: living on almost nothing in America by Kathryn Edin and H. Luke Shaefer
The 5 languages of appreciation in the workplace: empowering organizations by encouraging people by Gary D. Chapman and Paul E. White
26.2 miles to Boston: a journey into the heart of the Boston Marathon by Michael Connelly
99 motivators for college success: motivational college tips and quotes on choosing a career path, engaging in class, dealing with college life by Perry Binder


Abolition democracy: beyond empire, prisons, and torture by Angela Y. Davis
The ADHD advantage: what you thought was a diagnosis may be your greatest strength by Dale Archer
After Saddam: American foreign policy and the destruction of secularism in the Middle East by Dina Badie
After the storm by Linda Castillo
Al Franken, giant of the Senate by Al Franken
Alif the unseen by G. Willow Wilson
All about the Benjamins by Warner Brothers Entertainment, Inc.
American chica: two worlds, one childhood by Marie Arana
American eclipse: a nation's epic race to catch the shadow of the moon and win the glory of the world by David Baron
America's first daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Croghan Kamoie
The Amityville horror by Jay Anson
Among the wicked by Linda Castillo
The ancients and the postmoderns by Fredric Jameson
Angel catbird by Margaret Atwood
Are prisons obsolete? by Angela Y. Davis
Armies of deliverance: a new history of the Civil War by Elizabeth R. Varon
Ashes to dust Yrsa Sigurdardottir
Atlas of cursed places: a travel guide to dangerous and frightful destinations by Olivier Le Carrer aand Sibylie Le Carrer
Avatar by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment


The bad-ass librarians of Timbuktu: and their race to save the world's most precious manuscripts by Joshua Hammer
The barbarian nurseries by Hector Tobar
Batman, the man who laughs by Ed Brubaker
Becoming Nicole: the transformation of an American family by Amy Ellis Nutt
Before you know it: the unconscious reasons we do what we do by John A. Bargh
Bellevue: three centuries of medicine and mayhem at America's most storied hospital by David M. Oshinsky
A big important art book (now with women): profiles of unstoppable female artists--and projects to help you become one by Danielle Krysa
Black boy: (American hunger): a record of childhood and youth by Richard Wright and Edward P Jones
Blazing saddles by Warner Bros. Entertainment
Blurred lines: rethinking sex, power, and consent on campus by Vanessa Grigorladis
The bluest eye: a novel by Toni Morrison
The book of Isaias: a child of Hispanic immigrants seeks his own America by Daniel Connolly
Born to run by Bruce Springsteen
Boston bound: a 7-year journey to overcome mental barriers and qualify for the Boston Marathon by Elizabeth Clor
Breaking silence by Linda Castillo
Bringing Mulligan home: the other side of the good war by Dale Mahridge
The British are coming: the war for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 by Rick Atkinson
The buffalo soldier: a novel by Chris Bohjalian
The burning land: a novel by Bernard Cornwell


The Caliph's house by Tahir Shah
Children of men by Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Chronicle of the seven sorrows = Chronique des sept misères by Patrick Chamoiseau and Linda Coverdale
Cinematography: theory and practice: imagemaking for cinematographers and directors by Blaine Brown
Close your eyes, hold hands: a novel by Chris Bohjalian
Cloud atlas by Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.
College rules!: how to study, survive, and succeed in college by Sherrie Nist-Olejnik and Jodi Holschuh
The college student's research companion: finding, evaluating, and citing the resources you need to succeed by Arleen Rodda Quaratiello and Jane Devine
The color purple by Alice Walker


The day is dark by Yrsa Sigurdardottir
The dead will tell by Linda Castillo
Death of kings: a novel by Bernard Cornwell
The Democrats: a critical history by Lance Selfa
Desire by Traleg Lodo and Felicity Kyabgon - eBook
Devotions: the selected poems of Mary Oliver by Mary Oliver
The double bind: a novel by Chris Bohjalian
Down a dark road by Linda Castillo
DSLR cinema: crafting the film look with video by Kurt Lancaster


Easy A by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Eat & run: my unlikely journey to ultramarathon greatness by Scott Jurek and Steve Friedman
Eating in the light of the moon: how women can let go of compulsive eating through metaphor and storytelling by Anita A. Johnston
Effortless mastery: liberating the master musician within by Kenny Werner
Elements of style, 2017 by Richard De A'Morelli
The embattled vote in America: from the founding to the present by Allan J. Lichtman
The Empty Throne: a Novel by Bernard Cornwell
The essential family guide to borderline personality disorder: new tools and techniques to stop walking on eggshells by Randi Kreger
Ex machina by Lionsgate
Experimental filmmaking: break the machine by Kathryn Ramey


Feminist interpretation of the Bible by Letty M. Russell
The flame bearer: a novel by Bernard Corn
Flashes of hope: Hibakusha traveling the world by Erika Bagnarello
Flow-based leadership: what the best firefighters can teach you about leadership and making hard decisions by Judith Glick-Smith
Foucault at the movies by Patrice Maniglier and Dork Zabunyan
A fountain filled with blood by Julia Spencer-Fleming
The four tendencies: the indispensable personality profiles that reveal how to make your life better (and other people's lives better, too) by Gretchen Rubin
A framework for understanding poverty: a cognitive approach by Ruby K Payne
Freedom is a constant struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the foundations of a movement by Angela Y. Davis
Furiously happy: {a funny book about horrible things} by Jenny Lawson


Gambino: the rise: a novel based on the true story by James E. Pierre
Game of thrones. The complete second season by HBO Home Entertainment
Game of thrones. The complete seventh season HBO Home Entertainment
Game of thrones. The complete sixth season HBO Home Entertainment
Gender, household, state: đỏ̂i mới in Việt Nam by Jayne Susan Werner and Daniele Belanger
Ghosts of Gold Mountain: the epic story of the Chinese who built the transcontinental railroad by Gordon H. Chang
The gifts of imperfection: let go of who you think you're supposed to be and embrace who you are by Brene Brown
The girls: a novel by Emma Cline
The Godfather notebook by Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo
God is not one: the eight rival religions that run the world--and why their differences matter by Stephen R. Prothero
The golden shovel anthology: new poems honoring Gwendolyn Brooks by Peter Kahn, Ravi Shanker, and Patricia Smith
Gone missing by Linda Castillo
The good girl by Mary Kubica
Grace of kings by Ken Liu
Grammar of the shot by Christopher J. Bowen
Great Inca rebellion by National Geographic
Guarded by Angela Correll
The guest room: a novel by Chris bohjalian
A guide to gender: the social justice advocate's handbook by Sam Killermann


The handsome monk and other stories by Tshe-ring-don-grub
A head full of ghosts: a novel by Paul Tremblay
Heaven's kitchen: living religion at God's Love We Deliver by Courtney Bender
Henry Clay: the man who would be president by James C. Klotter
Her last breath by Linda Castillo
Hidden figures: the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race by Margot Lee Shetterly
Hillbilly elegy: a memoir of a family and culture in crisis by J.D. Vance
How lovely the ruins: inspirational poems and words for difficult times by Elizabeth Alexander
How the Bible became holy by Michael L. Satlow
How to be Black by Baratunde Thurston
How to be the World's Smartest Traveler (and Save Time, Money, and Hassle) by Christopher Elliott
How to survive a plague: the inside story of how citizens and science tamed AIDS by David France
How to talk so kids will listen & listen so kids will talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
How we get free: Black feminism and the Combahee River Collective by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Howard Zinn on race by Howard Zinn
Howard Zinn speaks: collected speeches, 1963-2009 by Howard Zinn
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins


The impeachers: the trial of Andrew Johnson and the dream of a just nation by Brenda Wineapple
In Arabian nights: a caravan of Moroccan dreams by Tahir Shah
In the darkroom by Susan Faludi
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Paramount
Introducing intersectionality by Mary Romero
Islamophobia and the politics of empire by Deepa Kumar
It starts with food by Dallas Hartwig and Melissa Urban


Jambo means hello: Swahili alphabet book by Muriel L. Feelings
Joan of Arc and the Recovery of France by Alice Buchan
John Henry Days: a novel by Colson Whitehead
Judge J.T. Canales, Latino Civil Rights leader: an intimate portrait by Carlos M. Larraide and Michael Lynch


Killer of sheep by Milestone Film and Video
The kingdom of this world by Aleio Carpentier and Harriet De Onis
Krazy: George Herriman, a life in black and white by Michael Tisserand


Lackawanna blues by HBO Video
Last of the dogmen by Carolco Pictures
Last rituals: a novel of suspense by Yrsa Sigurdardottir and Bernard Scudder
The law by Frederic Bastiat and Thomas J. Dilorenzo
The law of similars: a novel by Chris Bohjalian
The less you know the sounder you sleep by Julie Butler
Let's pretend this never happened: (a mostly true memoir) by Jenny Lawson
Letters to a young contrarian by Christopher Hitchens
Lighting for cinematography: a practical guide to the art and craft of lighting for the moving image by David Landau
The light in the ruins: a novelby Chris Bohjalian
Listen to this by Alex Ross
Listen, liberal, or, What ever happened to the party of the people? by Thomas Frank
The literary imagination in Jewish antiquity by Eva Mroczek
Lords of the North by Bernard Cornwell


Magic Mike XXL by Warner Home Entertainment
The majesty of Rosh Hashanah: understanding, Malchuyos, Zichronos and Shofaros by Shimon Mordechai Cohen
Make your home among strangers by Jennine Capo Crucet
A man called Ove: a novel by Fredrik Backman
The man in the iron mask by MGM Home Entertainment
The Mandibles: a family, 2029-2047 by Lionel Shriver
Man of Steel by Warner Bros. Entertainment
The many adventures of Winnie the Pooh by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
The Marshall Plan: dawn of the Cold War by Benn Stell
The meaning of freedom by Angela Y. Davis
Medical bondage: race, gender, and the origins of American gynecology by Deirdre Benia Cooper Owens
Milk and honey by Rupi Kaur
Misbehaving: the Making of Behavioral Economics by Richard H. Thaler
MLA Handbook by Modern Language Association of America
Moms Mabley by HBO Home Box Office
More or less: choosing a lifestyle of excessive generosity by Jeff Shinabarger
My cousin Rachel by Daphne Du Maurier
My life growing up white during apartheid in South Arica by Philip Hummel
My own words by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Mary Eileen Hartnett, and Wendy Williams
My so-called life: the complete series by Bedford Falls Company
My soul to take: a novel of Iceland by Yrsa Sigurdardottir
My struggle. Book four by Karl Ove Knausgard


A natural order by Lucas Foglia
The Nazis, Capitalism, and the Working Class by Donny Gluckstein
The New English Bible, with the Apocrypha. by Joint Committee on the New Translation of the Bible
The new Negro: the life of Alain Locke by Jeffrey C. Stewart
News of the world: a novel by Paulette Jiles
The nightingale by Kristin Hannah
No one is illegal: fighting violence and state repression on the U.S.-Mexico border by Justin Akers Chacon, and Mike Davis
Nonviolent communication: a language of life by Marshall B. Rosenberg
The now habit: a strategic program for overcoming procrastination and enjoying guilt-free play by Neil A. Fiore


On desperate ground: the Marines at the reservoir, the Korean War's greatest battle by Hampton Sides
On writing: a memoir of the craft by Stephen King


The pagan lord: a novel by Bernard Cornwell
Palante: Young Lords Party by Young Lords Party
Peacock & vine: on William Morris and Mariano Fortuny by A.S. Bvatt (Antonia Susan)
The people speak by A & E Television Networks
The piano lesson by August Wilson
Portraits of Hispanic American heroes by Juan Felipe Herrera
The power of now: a guide to spiritual enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle
Practical paleo: a customized approach to health and a whole-foods lifestyle by Diane Sanfilippo
Pray for silence by Linda Castillo
Presentation skills for scientists: a practical guide by Edward D. Zanders and Linda MacLeod
Preservation and conservation for libraries and archives by Nelly Balloffet
The preservation management handbook: a 21st-century guide for libraries, archives, and museums by D.R. Harvey (Douglas Ross) and Martha R. Mahard
The presidency and domestic policy: comparing leadership styles, FDR to Obama by Michael A. Genovese, Todd L. Belt, and William W. Lammers
Proceedings of the 25th Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference: Los Angeles, October 25th and 26th, 2013 by Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference
Productivity for librarians: how to get more done in less time by Samantha Hines (Samantha Schmehl)


Radical acceptance: embracing your life with the heart of a Buddha by Tara Brach
Redefining realness: my path to womanhood, identity, love & so much more by Janet Mock
The red tent by Anita Diamant
Responsibility and the enhancement of life: essays in honor of William Schweiker by William Schweiker, Gunter Thomas, and Heike Springhart
Rest: why you get more done when you work less by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang
The revolutionary trauma release process: transcend your toughest times by David Berceli
Rich people things: [real life secrets of the predator class] by Chris Lehmann
The Rosh Hashanah Anthology by Philip Goodman
Rosh Hashanah: Rosh Hashanah, its significance, laws, and prayers: a presentation anthologized from Talmudic and traditional sources by Nosson Scherman
Run fast. Eat slow: nourishing recipes for athletes by Shalane Flanagan and Elyse Kopecky
Run or die by Kilian Jornet


Same kind of different as me by Ron Hall, Denver Moore, and Lynn Vincent
The sandcastle girls: a novel by Chris Bohjalian
SAS survival handbook: the ultimate guide to surviving anywhere by John Wiseman and Great Britain Army Special Air Service
Say this, not that to your professor: 36 talking tips for college success by Ellen Bremen
School days = Chemin-d'école by Patrick Chamoiseau and Linda Coverdale
Secrets in the dark: a life in sermons by Frederick Buechner and Brian D. McLaren
The secrets of college success by Lynn F. Jacobs and Jeremy S. Hyman
Secrets of Eden: a novel by Chris Bohjalian
Sex object: a memoir by Jessica Valenti
The simple path to wealth: your road map to financial independence and a rich, free life by J L. Collins
Skeletons at the feast: a novel by Chris Bohjalian
The sleepwalker: a novel by Chris Bohjalian
Small great things by Jodi Picoult
The smart but scattered guide to success: how to use your brain's executive skills to keep up, stay calm, and get organized at work and at home by Peg Dawson and Richard Guare
So you've been publicly shamed by Jon Ronson
Social background of Indian nationalism by Akshayakumar Ramanlal Desai
Splinterlands by John Feffer
The sport of kings by C. E. Morgan
Standing in the shadows of Motown by Artisan Home Entertainment
The student's survival guide to research by Monty L. McAdoo
The submerged state: how invisible government policies undermine American democracy by Suzanne Mettler
The sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen


Taken for granted: the remarkable power of the unremarkable by Eviatar Zerubavel
Tales of the Lavender Menace: a memoir of liberation by Karla Jay
Tao te ching: the new translation from tao te ching: the definitive edition by Laozi and Jonathan Star
The tangled tree: a radical new history of life by David Quammen
A taste of power: a Black woman's story by Elaine Brown
The theory of everything by Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Thomas Violet, a sly and dangerous fellow: silver and spying in Civil War London by Amos Tubb
Though Demons Gloat: They Shall Not Prevail by Raymond Lloyd Richmond
The three evangelists by Fred Vargas
The throwback special: a novel by Chris Bachelder
Today will be different: a novel by Maria Semple
Trans-sister radio: a novel by Chris Bohjalian
Trump: the art of the deal by Donald Trump and Tony Schwartz


Ultimate plank fitness: for a strong core, killer abs - and a killer body by Jen DeCurtins
Unbreakable: the Western states 100 by JourneyFilm
Under the big black sun: a personal history of LA punk by Ursula McKenna, Leslie J. Francis, and Francis Stewart
Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson by Geoffrey C. Ward
The United States of fear by Tom Engelhardt
The useful book: 201 life skills they used to teach in home ec and shop by Sharon Bowers and David Bowers


Vikings. The complete first season by Phase4Films
Visual intelligence: sharpen your perception, change your life by Amy Herman
Voice & vision: a creative approach to narrative filmmaking by Mick Hurbis-Cherrier


Walls: a history of civilization in blood and brick by David Frye
The Wangs vs. the world by Jade Chang
Warriors of the storm: a novel by Bernard Cornwell
The war room Army War College
Washington's farewell: the Founding Father's warning to future generations by John P. Avlon
Water witches by Chris Bohjalian
We believe you: survivors of campus sexual assault speak out by Annie E. Clark and Andrea L. Pino
We gon' be alright: notes on race and resegregation by Jeff Chang
We should all be feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
When we were kings by PolyGram Video
White trash: the 400-year untold history of class in America by Nancy Isenberg
White working class: overcoming class cluelessness in America by Joan Williams
The whole30: the 30-day guide to total health and food freedom by Melissa Urban and Dallas Hartwig
Why John Roberts Was Wrong About Healthcare: A Conservative Critique of the Supreme Court's Obamacare Ruling by Sen Mike Lee
Willpower: rediscovering the greatest human strength by Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney (John Marion)
The will to resist: soldiers who refuse to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan by Dahr Jamail
The wise man's fear by Patrick Rothfuss


The yoga bible: the definitive guide to yoga postures by Christina Brown
Yoga fan: practice guide for everyday by Jill Camera, Kristin Leal, and Adrienne Burke
You are here: an owner's manual for dangerous minds by Jenny Lawson


Zero Dark Thirty by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
The zombie survival guide: complete protection from the living dead by Max Brooks

カウボーイビバップ: the complete series by FUNimation
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