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Astrology 101 - from sun signs to moon signs, your guide to astrology by Sears, Kathleen, author. Astrology 101 - from sun signs to moon signs, your guide to astrology

"Too often, astrology guides obscure the mystical wonder of the zodiac with overly tedious details about nodes, houses, angles, and aspects that even Ptolemy would reject. Astrology 101 cuts out the boring details and lengthy explanations and instead gives you a hands-on lesson that keeps you engaged as you learn how the movements of the stars and planets affect human behavior. From the four elements and twelve houses to astrological personality types and sign compatibility, this compact primer

Sep 30, 2016
The book of Isaias - a child of Hispanic immigrants seeks his own America by Connolly, Daniel, author. The book of Isaias - a child of Hispanic immigrants seeks his own America

"In a green town in the middle of America, a bright 18-year-old Hispanic student named Isaias Ramos sets out on the journey to college. Isaias, who passed a prestigious national calculus test as a junior and leads the quiz bowl team, is the hope of Kingsbury High in Memphis, a school where many students have difficulty reading. But Kingsbury's dysfunction, expensive college fees, and forms printed in a language that's foreign to his parents are all obstacles in the way of getting him to a univer

Sep 30, 2016
The bestseller code - anatomy of the blockbuster novel by Archer, Jodie, author. The bestseller code - anatomy of the blockbuster novel

"What if there was an algorithm that could predict which novels become mega-bestsellers? Are books like Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code and Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl the Gladwellian outliers of publishing? The Bestseller Code boldly claims that the New York Times bestsellers in fiction are predictable and that it's possible to know with 97% certainty if a manuscript is likely to hit number one on the list as opposed to numbers two through fifteen. The algorithm does exist; the code has been cracke

Sep 30, 2016
Belichick and Brady - two men, the Patriots, and how they revolutionized football by Holley, Michael, 1970- author. Belichick and Brady - two men, the Patriots, and how they revolutionized football

Bestselling author and sports talk show host Michael Holley gives readers an inside look into the story of the legendary Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and four-time Super Bowl winning New England Patriots. -- Publisher's annotation.

Sep 30, 2016
Girl - my childhood and the Second World War by Frankel, Alona, author. Girl - my childhood and the Second World War

Sep 30, 2016
Free to make - how the maker movement is changing our schools, our jobs, and our minds by Dougherty, Dale, author. Free to make - how the maker movement is changing our schools, our jobs, and our minds

Sep 30, 2016
Halloween - the history of America's darkest holiday by Skal, David J. Halloween - the history of America's darkest holiday

Sep 30, 2016
Begin with the past - building of the National Museum of African American History and Culture by Wilson, Mabel (Mabel O.), author. Begin with the past - building of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

"The Building of the National Museum of African American History and Culture traces the making of this unparalleled museum. Founding director Lonnie G. Bunch III described it as "ten years in the making, and 100 years in the making," and Mabel O. Wilson explores that effort in her narrative. As she discovers, initial calls for a permanent place to collect, study, and present African American history and culture in the early twentieth century never got off the ground. In the late 1990s, the notio

Sep 30, 2016
The singing bones - inspired by Grimms' fairy tales by Tan, Shaun, adapter, illustrator. The singing bones - inspired by Grimms' fairy tales

Selection and adaptation of seventy-five Grimm's fairy tales, as translated by Jack Zipes, and newly illustrated by Shaun Tan.

Sep 30, 2016
James Naismith - the man who invented basketball by Rains, Rob. James Naismith - the man who invented basketball

"James Naismith reveals how Naismith invented basketball in part to find an indoor activity to occupy students in the winter months."--Inside jacket.

Sep 30, 2016
Being a Girl by Long, Hayley/ Correll, Gemma (ILT) Being a Girl

Sep 30, 2016
I'll tell you in person by Caldwell, Chloe, author. I'll tell you in person

"Praise for Chloe Caldwell: "I read it a couple of months ago in one can't-put-it-down-even-though-it's-the-middle-of-the-night sitting. It's as intense and interesting and clear-hearted as they come."-Cheryl Strayed "I'll read anything Chloe Caldwell writes. She's a rare bird: fearless, dark, prolific, unpretentious, and truly honest."-Elisa Albert "Nothing's sexier than first love and first intimacies, and Caldwell's brave autobiographical tale twists the trope into a powerful story about unex

Sep 30, 2016
Hidden history - an expose of modern crimes, conspiracies, and cover-ups in American politics by Jeffries, Donald, 1956- author. Hidden history - an expose of modern crimes, conspiracies, and cover-ups in American politics

Sep 30, 2016
The independent farmstead - growing soil, biodiversity, and nutrient-dense food with grassfed animals and intensive pasture management by Dougherty, Shawn, 1960- author. The independent farmstead - growing soil, biodiversity, and nutrient-dense food with grassfed animals and intensive pasture management

Sep 30, 2016
How The Secret changed my life - real people, real stories by Byrne, Rhonda, author. How The Secret changed my life - real people, real stories

Sep 30, 2016
Herbert Hoover - a life by Jeansonne, Glen, 1946- author. Herbert Hoover - a life

adapted from dust jacket.

Sep 30, 2016
The healthiest diet on the planet - why the foods you love-pizza, pancakes, potatoes, pasta, and more-are the solution to preventing disease and looking and feeling your best by McDougall, John A. The healthiest diet on the planet - why the foods you love-pizza, pancakes, potatoes, pasta, and more-are the solution to preventing disease and looking and feeling your best

"The bestselling author and internationally celebrated physician and expert on nutrition offers an appealing, approachable health solution--eat the foods you love to lose weight and get healthy. For years, we've been told that a healthy diet is heavy on meat, poultry, and fish, and avoids carbohydrates, particularly foods high in starch--empty calories harmful to our bodies. But what if everything we've heard was backwards? High in calories and cholesterol, animal fats and proteins too often lea

Sep 30, 2016
Guilty thing - a life of Thomas De Quincey by Wilson, Frances, 1964- author. Guilty thing - a life of Thomas De Quincey

Sep 30, 2016
Guillermo del Toro - at home with monsters - inside his films, notebooks, and collections by Guillermo del Toro - at home with monsters - inside his films, notebooks, and collections

Sep 30, 2016
Giants of the Lost world - dinosaurs and other extinct monsters of South America by Prothero, Donald R. Giants of the Lost world - dinosaurs and other extinct monsters of South America

The evolution, biology, and discovery of the dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals that lived in South America. Inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Lost world.

Sep 30, 2016