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Tiny LEGO wonders - build 42 surprisingly realistic mini-models! by Zamboni, Mattia.

Tiny LEGO wonders - build 42 surprisingly realistic mini-models!

"A collection of miniscale models built from LEGO bricks. Models include trains, aircraft, fire trucks, construction vehicles, cars, ships, and spacecraft. Features detailed step-by-step building instructions"--

Jul 29, 2016
Tails from the Exotic Feline Rescue Center by McCloud, Stephen D., 1947- author.

Tails from the Exotic Feline Rescue Center

Jul 29, 2016
Time travel - a history by Gleick, James.

Time travel - a history

Presents an exploration of time travel that details its subversive origins, evolution in literature and science, and enduring influence on the understanding of time itself.

Jul 29, 2016
Young and beardless - the search for God, purpose, and a meaningful life by Robertson, John Luke, author.

Young and beardless - the search for God, purpose, and a meaningful life

The author shares his experiences growing up as part of the Robertson clan of Duck Dynasty fame, as well as how he faced the question of how to discover his God-given calling in order to make his dreams a reality.

Jul 29, 2016
Benjamin Franklin - in search of a better world by

Benjamin Franklin - in search of a better world

Examines the many facets of America's most extraordinary founding father. Politician, diplomat, scientist, printer, and civic improver, Franklin influenced every aspect of American life, from his own time to the present. This book, designed to accompany the traveling Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary exhibition celebrating Franklin's 300th birthday, includes essays by ten prominent scholars that offer an overview of Franklin's life and cover the full range of his interests and achievements, illustr

Jul 29, 2016
Based on a true story / A Memoir by Macdonald, Norm, 1963- author.

Based on a true story / A Memoir

"As its title suggests, Norm Macdonald tells the story of his life--more or less--from his origins in a rural small town in the-back-of-beyond Canada to an epically disastrous appearance on Star Search, to his possibly incredible account of auditioning for Lorne Michaels and his memorable run as the anchor of Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update." But Based on a True Story is much more than a memoir, it's a hilarious, inspired, very meta imagining of his life, as told to a deeply disturbed ghos

Jul 29, 2016
A-Z of sewing. by

A-Z of sewing.

Jul 29, 2016
Give me wings - how a choir of former slaves took on the world by Lowinger, Kathy, author.

Give me wings - how a choir of former slaves took on the world

The story of the "Jubilee Singers, [who] traveled from Cincinnati to New York, following the path of the Underground Railroad. With every performance they endangered their lives and those of the people helping them, but they also broke down barriers between blacks and whites, lifted spirits, and even helped influence modern American music: the Jubilees were the first to introduce spirituals outside their black communities [and are still active and highly regarded today]"--Amazon.com.

Jul 29, 2016
The Complete History of the Return of the Living Dead by Sellers, Christian/ Smart, Gary

The Complete History of the Return of the Living Dead

Jul 29, 2016
The billionaire and the mechanic - how Larry Ellison and a car mechanic teamed up to win sailing's greatest race, the America's Cup, twice by Guthrie, Julian, author.

The billionaire and the mechanic - how Larry Ellison and a car mechanic teamed up to win sailing's greatest race, the America's Cup, twice

Details the partnership between Larry Ellison, billionaire CEO of Oracle Corrporation, and blue-collar mechanic Norbert Bajurin, offering a glimpse into their runs for the America's Cup and the design and building of their boats.

Jul 29, 2016
How to ruin everything - essays by Watsky, 1986- author.

How to ruin everything - essays

Jul 29, 2016
How the toilet changed history by Perdew, Laura.

How the toilet changed history

This book examines the invention of the toilet and explores how improving sanitation has changed cities and human health.

Jul 29, 2016
How the light bulb changed history by Bailey, Diane, 1966- author.

How the light bulb changed history

Jul 29, 2016
How the automobile changed history by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

How the automobile changed history

This book examines the automobile's start as a motorized carriage, how it works, and its evolution into the world's principal method of transportation with cultural, industrial, and environmental influences.

Jul 29, 2016
Hearing voices, living fully - living with the voices in my head by Bien, Claire, author.

Hearing voices, living fully - living with the voices in my head

When Claire Bien first began hearing voices, they were infrequent, benign and seemingly just curious about her life and the world around her. But the more attention Claire paid, the more frequently they began to speak, and the darker their intentions became...Despite escalating paranoia, an initial diagnosis of Schizophreniform Disorder and taking medication with debilitating side effects, Claire learned to face her demons and manage her condition without the need for long-term medication. In th

Jul 29, 2016
Bomb squad technician by Perritano, John.

Bomb squad technician

It takes a special kind of bravery to face down a live bomb ... but the people in this book demonstrate that courage every time they go to work. Experts on bomb squads around the world face new dangers every day. Inside, read how they stay ahead of the bombers and how they train their minds and bodies to handle the stress of disarming explosive devices. --Amazon.com.

Jul 29, 2016
Firefly Spanish-English visual dictionary by

Firefly Spanish-English visual dictionary

From everyday objects to highly specialized equipment, this visual dictionary shows you what other dictionaries can only describe in words. Perfect for students, teachers, and language learners.

Jul 29, 2016
Finding god in the waves - how I lost my faith and found it through science by McHargue, Mike, author.

Finding god in the waves - how I lost my faith and found it through science

Jul 29, 2016
The field of fight - how we can win the global war against radical Islam and its allies by Flynn, Michael T., author.

The field of fight - how we can win the global war against radical Islam and its allies

Jul 29, 2016
The fibro fix - get to the root of your fibromyalgia and start reversing your chronic pain and fatigue in 21 days by Brady, David M., author.

The fibro fix - get to the root of your fibromyalgia and start reversing your chronic pain and fatigue in 21 days

"Chronic pain affects nearly 100 million Americans. Ongoing fatigue affects even more. The combination of fatigue and body-wide chronic pain, often called "fibromyalgia," remains mysterious and confusing, and an alarming 2/3 of sufferers may be misdiagnosed. For more than 25 years, Dr. Brady has treated many thousands of patients seeking relief from fibromyalgia. In The Fibro Fix, he distills his life-changing prescription into an integrative 21-day program to help you determine if, in fact, you

Jul 29, 2016