Списки литературы: Local interest

The 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War has got us thinking about what it might have been like to actually be there, 100 years ago. So, here's our list of WWI books about American participation in the war, and personal narratives about wartime -- with a bit of a focus on stories that have a connection to Oregon.

Have you ever walked by one of those extended-curb planting areas in your neighborhood and wondered what they were doing there? According to the City of Portland's Bureau of Environmental Services, these are green streets, capturing stormwater runoff and using it to filter pollutants and replenish groundwater rather than sending it straight back to the Willamette. Here are a few books to tell you a little more about them.