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What is a dog? by Coppinger, Raymond, author.

What is a dog?

Apr 30, 2016
Understanding exposure - how to shoot great photographs with any camera by Peterson, Bryan, 1952- author.

Understanding exposure - how to shoot great photographs with any camera

Veteran photographer Bryan Peterson demystifies complex concepts of exposure in photography by explaining the fundamentals of light, aperture, shutter speed, and how they interact with and influence one another. This book explains how to get or lose sharpness and contrast in images, freeze in action, and take the best meter readings while also exploring filters, flash, and light. This forth edition inclides all new images as well as an expanded section on flash, tips for using colored gels, and

Apr 30, 2016
Yellow River odyssey by Porter, Bill, 1943-

Yellow River odyssey

"Bill Porter follows the Yellow River, the world's sixth longest river, from its mouth to its source high in the Tibetan Plateau, a journey of more than three thousand miles through nine Chinese provinces. The trip takes the master translator into what was once the cradle of Chinese civilization and to the hometowns and graves of key historical figures such as Confucius, Mencius, Lao-tzu, and Chuang-tzu."--Back cover.

Apr 30, 2016
Worry-free living - trading anxiety for peace by Meyer, Joyce, 1943- author.

Worry-free living - trading anxiety for peace

Apr 30, 2016
A wilder life - a season-by-season guide to getting in touch with nature by Maddy, Celestine, author.

A wilder life - a season-by-season guide to getting in touch with nature

Shares hundreds of ideas for interacting with nature, from navigating by the stars and building an outdoor shelter to making dry shampoo and cultivating butterflies.

Apr 30, 2016
Zen and tonic - savory and fresh cocktails for the enlightened drinker by Aron, Jules, author.

Zen and tonic - savory and fresh cocktails for the enlightened drinker

Collects recipes for boozy green drinks, including sage berry sparkler, Georgia peach gingerade, and tumeric honey bomb.

Apr 30, 2016
God gave me you - the true story of love, loss, and a heaven-sent miracle by Seaman, Tricia.

God gave me you - the true story of love, loss, and a heaven-sent miracle

Terminal cancer patient Trish Somers asks oncology nurse Tricia Seaman to care for her son.

Apr 30, 2016
God is round - tackling the giants, villains, triumphs, and scandals of the world's favorite game by Villoro, Juan, 1956- author.

God is round - tackling the giants, villains, triumphs, and scandals of the world's favorite game

What was the greatest goal of all time? Why do the Hungarians have a more philosophical sense of defeat than the Mexicans? Do the dead play soccer? On a planet where FIFA has more members than the United Nations, Juan Villoro's examination of soccer and its 3.5 billion-person fandom has stakes beyond those of such playful questions. Soccer is more than just a game; it is a catalyst for panglobal unity and even, Villoro suggests, the "recovery of childhood."

Apr 30, 2016
The national parks coast to coast - the 100 best hikes by Alvarez, Ted, author.

The national parks coast to coast - the 100 best hikes

"Explore the crystal clear waters on the Summit Lakes Trail at Lassen Volcanic National Park, take in the expansive views at Shenandoah National Park's Old Rag Mountain, or traverse the sandstone cliffs at Angel's Landing in Zion National Park. Choose your adventure from any of the forty-four national parks profiled throughout the book. This book delivers jaw-dropping photos, detailed hike descriptions and maps, ranger essays, and more, all of which combine to create an intimate look at the best

Apr 30, 2016
The true tails of Baker and Taylor - the library cats who left their pawprints on a small town... and the world by Louch, Jan, author.

The true tails of Baker and Taylor - the library cats who left their pawprints on a small town... and the world

Apr 30, 2016
Tripping over the truth - the return of the metabolic theory of cancer illuminates a new and hopeful path to a cure by Christofferson, Travis, author.

Tripping over the truth - the return of the metabolic theory of cancer illuminates a new and hopeful path to a cure

"In the wake of the Cancer Genome Atlas project's failure to provide a legible road map to a cure for cancer, science writer Travis Christofferson illuminates a promising blend of old and new perspectives on the disease. 'Tripping Over the Truth' follows the story of cancers proposed metabolic origin from the vaunted halls of the German scientific golden age, to modern laboratories around the world. The reader is taken on a journey through time and science that results in an unlikely connecting

Apr 30, 2016
The taxidermist's cut by Mohabir, Rajiv, author.

The taxidermist's cut

Apr 30, 2016
Staying sharp for dummies by American Geriatrics Society.

Staying sharp for dummies

"Maintaining and improving your brain's health is vital to your quality of life--a fact that becomes more important as you age. This essential guide offers tons of helpful information and tangible steps you can take to keep an active mind throughout your life." -- Page [4] cover.

Apr 30, 2016
Stanley Kubrick and me - thirty years at his side by D'Alessandro, Emilio.

Stanley Kubrick and me - thirty years at his side

"This intimate portrait by his former personal assistant and confidante reveals the man behind the legendary filmmaker--for the first time. Stanley Kubrick, the director of a string of timeless movies from Lolita and Dr. Strangelove to A Clockwork Orange, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Full Metal Jacket, and others, has always been depicted by the media as the Howard Hughes of filmmakers, a weird artist obsessed with his work and privacy to the point of madness. But who was he really? Emilio D'Alessandr

Apr 30, 2016
Sibley birds west - field guide to birds of western North America by Sibley, David, 1961- author, illustrator.

Sibley birds west - field guide to birds of western North America

"Covering North American species of the Rocky Mountains and west, [offering] a wealth of improvements and updates"--Front flap.

Apr 30, 2016
Sibley birds East - field guide to birds of eastern North America by Sibley, David, 1961- author, illustrator.

Sibley birds East - field guide to birds of eastern North America

"Covering North American species east of the Rocky Mountains, [offering] a wealth of improvements and updates"--Front flap.

Apr 30, 2016
Sh*tty mom for all seasons - half-@ssing it all year long by Ybarbo, Alicia, author.

Sh*tty mom for all seasons - half-@ssing it all year long

"Told in the same tongue-in-cheek voice as the original, this sequel is full of funny parenting tips and relatable stories for contemporary moms. Sh*tty Mom for All Seasons explores the occasions throughout the year that test every mother's patience and inspire self-deprecating humor and that second glass of wine. With chapters organized by season, the book will teach you how to navigate the bumpy roads of motherhood, learn to laugh at the occasional parenting fail, and maybe even appreciate you

Apr 30, 2016
Serve the people - making Asian America in the long sixties by Ishizuka, Karen L., author.

Serve the people - making Asian America in the long sixties

Apr 30, 2016
Running from office - why young Americans are turned off to politics by Lawless, Jennifer L., 1975-

Running from office - why young Americans are turned off to politics

"Running from Office is the first analysis of young people's political ambition, based on a national poll of over 4000 high school and college students. It has been well-documented that political socialization begins early in life, but this will be the first consideration of the way that political socialization influences political ambition among youth. In it, the authors delve into how young people view political figures, what traits they see as necessary for political success, and how they vie

Apr 30, 2016
Rich media, poor democracy - communication politics in dubious times by McChesney, Robert Waterman, 1952- author.

Rich media, poor democracy - communication politics in dubious times

Argues that mass media has become a major anti-democratic force in the United States and worldwide.

Apr 30, 2016