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Collected poems by Ponsot, Marie, author.

Collected poems

"At last, the stunning life work of this beloved, prize-winning poet will be gathered in one volume, covering sixty years of poetry, from 1956 to 2016. Born in 1921, Marie Ponsot began her career in 1956 with True Minds, one of the famous Pocket Poets pamphlets published by City Lights. After this auspicious beginning, Ponsot went on to an unconventional career, and would not publish again until 1981, when Admit Impediment was published by Knopf. Her reemergence--after raising seven children, an

Aug 29, 2016
Manga origami by Noguchi, Márcio, author.

Manga origami

"Origami masters Marcio Hideshi Noguchi and Seth Friedman show everything you need to know to create adorable paper characters from your favorite manga/anime stories with basic origami folding instructions and clear step-by-step diagrams"--Provided by publishers.

Aug 29, 2016
The Haumana hula handbook - a manual for the student of Hawaiian dance by Uchiyama, Mahealani, author.

The Haumana hula handbook - a manual for the student of Hawaiian dance

"Emphasizes the importance of cultural literacy in teaching hula, beginning with an overview of the origins of hula, its history in Hawai'i, and the primacy of the spiritual focus of the dance. Introduces halau etiquette and practices, and explains the format of a traditional hula presentation, together with the genres of hula and the regalia worn by the dancers. Practical components include sections on Hawaiian language and chant and a glossary of hula commands and footwork"--

Aug 29, 2016
Halloween! - tricks, treats, fun and sweets - 25 seasonal ideas for all the family, with 100 photographs by

Halloween! - tricks, treats, fun and sweets - 25 seasonal ideas for all the family, with 100 photographs

Offers ideas to celebrate the traditional festival of Halloween. This title features carved pumpkins, deliciously warming dishes, sweet treats, festive displays, games and disguises for the whole family. It offers easy-to-follow ideas with complete instructions and inspirational photographs.

Aug 29, 2016
Dancing with the devil - the perils of engaging rogue regimes by Rubin, Michael, 1971-

Dancing with the devil - the perils of engaging rogue regimes

Traces the history of American diplomacy with rogue regimes, including Iran, Iraq, Libya, and Pakistan, to consider why the strategy of dialogue as a first resort has been flawed and whether basic assumptions about them are faulty.

Aug 29, 2016
DK eyewitness travel Canada. by

DK eyewitness travel Canada.

A travel guide that takes you straight to the best attractions Canada has on offer. Packed with photographs, illustrations and detailed maps, it helps you discover Canada region-by region; from rural coastal villages to flat prairies and teeming metropolises. It also offers 3D cutaways and floorplans of all the must-see sites.

Aug 29, 2016
Double ace - the life of Robert Lee Scott Jr., pilot, hero, and teller of tall tales by Coram, Robert, author.

Double ace - the life of Robert Lee Scott Jr., pilot, hero, and teller of tall tales

"Recounts the storied life and military career of the American flying Ace who flew missions in China alongside the “Flying Tigers” during World War II and helped found Georgia's Museum of Aviation,"--NoveList.

Aug 29, 2016
Female serial killers by Rauf, Don, author.

Female serial killers

Aug 29, 2016
Evolution by Ayala, Francisco José, 1934-

Evolution

Aug 29, 2016
3 skeins or less - modern baby knits - 23 knitted baby garments, blankets, toys, and more! by Gray, Tanis, author.

3 skeins or less - modern baby knits - 23 knitted baby garments, blankets, toys, and more!

"When it comes to baby knits, only the cutest garments will do! It's even better when they use only 1, 2, or 3 skeins of yarn. Whether you're whipping up something special for your own little one or need an easy gift for a baby shower, you'll find lots of adorable options in 3 Skeins or Less: Modern Baby Knits. Create a chic, kimono-style sweater for a budding fashionista, or an adorable striped romper for a bouncing baby boy. A cozy colorwork beanie will keep little one|s head warm through the

Aug 29, 2016
The ABCs of socialism by

The ABCs of socialism

"Slim, accessible, inexpensive, irreverent introduction to socialism by the writers of Jacobin magazine The remarkable run of self-proclaimed "democratic socialist" Bernie Sanders for president of the United States has prompted--for the first time in decades and to the shock of many--a national conversation about socialism. A New York Times poll in late November found that a majority of Democrats had a favorable view of socialism, and in New Hampshire in February, more than half of Democratic vo

Aug 29, 2016
Golden girls forever by Colucci, Jim, author.

Golden girls forever

"The complete, first-ever Golden Girls retrospective, packed with hundreds of exclusive interviews, behind-the-scenes and never-before-revealed stories, more than two hundred color and black-and-white photos, commentary, and more."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 29, 2016
Halloween - for organs, pianos and electronic keyboards by

Halloween - for organs, pianos and electronic keyboards

Aug 29, 2016
The costume party book - easy-to-make and inexpensive outfits for Halloween, theater, and creative play. by

The costume party book - easy-to-make and inexpensive outfits for Halloween, theater, and creative play.

"Inspire your child's imagination with an easy-to-make and fun-to-wear costume."--Cover back.

Aug 29, 2016
1 out of 10 doctors recommend - drinking urine, eating worms, and other weird cures, cases, and research from the annals of medicine by Bender, H. Eric.

1 out of 10 doctors recommend - drinking urine, eating worms, and other weird cures, cases, and research from the annals of medicine

Three doctors explore and explain the least recommended techniques lurking in the darkest corners of medicine through the ages.

Aug 29, 2016
The Zen teaching of Homeless Kodo by Uchiyama, Ksh, 1912-1998, author.

The Zen teaching of Homeless Kodo

Aug 30, 2016
Whole cooking & nutrition - an everyday superfoods approach to planning, cooking, and eating with diabetes by Cavuto, Katie, author.

Whole cooking & nutrition - an everyday superfoods approach to planning, cooking, and eating with diabetes

Aug 30, 2016
What's wrong with mindfulness (and what isn't) - Zen perspectives by Rosenbaum, Robert (EDT)/ Magid, Barry (EDT)

What's wrong with mindfulness (and what isn't) - Zen perspectives

Aug 30, 2016
Why write? - a master class on the art and value of writing by Edmundson, Mark, 1952- author.

Why write? - a master class on the art and value of writing

Aug 30, 2016
Wild sex - the science behind mating in the animal kingdom by Bondar, Carin, author.

Wild sex - the science behind mating in the animal kingdom

Bondar examines the sex lives of our animal cousins, which are fiendishly difficult, infinitely varied, and often violent. They involve razor sharp penises, murderous cannibals, and chemical warfare in an epic battle between the sexes. Like us, animals must first find the perfect partner. You think we have it tough? Try having to do it while being hunted down by predators, against a backdrop of unpredictable or life-threatening conditions. Then, sperm and egg must successfully meet. Can you imag

Aug 30, 2016