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The joy of swimming - a celebration of our love for getting in the water by Congdon, Lisa, author.

The joy of swimming - a celebration of our love for getting in the water

Shares facts related to swimming, as well as personal anecdotes from swimmers about their love of the water.

Jun 29, 2016
Jackson, 1964 - and other dispatches from fifty years of reporting on race in America by Trillin, Calvin, author.

Jackson, 1964 - and other dispatches from fifty years of reporting on race in America

An anthology of previously uncollected essays, originally published in "The New Yorker," reflects the work of the eminent journalist's early career and traces his witness to the fledgling years of desegregation in Georgia.

Jun 29, 2016
Cultivating the genius of black children - strategies to close the achievement gap in the early years by Sullivan, Debra Ren-Etta, author.

Cultivating the genius of black children - strategies to close the achievement gap in the early years

"There has been much attention given to the achievement gap between white and minority students, especially African American children. Through research and years of experience, the author breaks down the cultural influences on children's learning styles and provides a practical approach to helping black children thrive in the classroom. For black children, which Sullivan defines as those of African descent, there is a disconnect between learning preferences and learning environments that must be

Jun 29, 2016
Crochet taxidermy - 30 quirky animal projects, from mouse to moose by Hart, Taylor, author.

Crochet taxidermy - 30 quirky animal projects, from mouse to moose

Jun 29, 2016
Crochet - learn it. love it. - techniques and projects to build a lifelong passion for beginners up by Todhunter, Tracey, author.

Crochet - learn it. love it. - techniques and projects to build a lifelong passion for beginners up

Shares advice, instructions, and inspiration with beginning crocheters, encouraging them to learn crochet at their own pace.

Jun 29, 2016
Critics, monsters, fanatics, and other literary essays by Ozick, Cynthia, author.

Critics, monsters, fanatics, and other literary essays

"In a collection that includes new essays written explicitly for this volume, one of our sharpest and most influential critics confronts the past, present, and future of literary culture. If every outlet for book criticism suddenly disappeared -- if allwe had were reviews that treated books like any other commodity -- could the novel survive? In a gauntlet-throwing essay at the start of this brilliant assemblage, Cynthia Ozick stakes the claim that, just as surely as critics require a steady su

Jun 29, 2016
Core Data in Swift - Data Storage and Management for Ios and OS X by Zarra, Marcus S.

Core Data in Swift - Data Storage and Management for Ios and OS X

Jun 29, 2016
The complete practical encyclopedia of cycling - training, bike maintenance, racing by Pickering, Edward, author.

The complete practical encyclopedia of cycling - training, bike maintenance, racing

REFERENCE WORKS. Everything you need to know about cycling for fitness and leisure, training for both sport and competition, and the greatest races. It is the perfect introduction to a hugely popular activity, packed with training and safety tips, essential information, maintenance and motivation. It is a fascinating guide to the world of cycling, the history, the greatest cyclists, and the famous races such as the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia. From urban cycling and family cycling trips to

Jun 29, 2016
The complete human body - the definitive visual guide by

The complete human body - the definitive visual guide

"Understand the human body as never before, from the smallest components of a cell to complex body systems. Explore human anatomy in incredible detail and clarity through virtually life-size 3-D illustrations and scans. Discover how the body works, how it changes from infancy to old age, and what can go wrong and why"--Page [4] of cover.

Jun 29, 2016
The complete herbs sourcebook - an A-to-Z guide of herbs to cure your everyday ailments by Hoffmann, David, 1951- author.

The complete herbs sourcebook - an A-to-Z guide of herbs to cure your everyday ailments

A guide to diagnosing and treating complaints, from diabetes to whooping cough, profiles medicinal plants, discussing where to find them, what they treat, and how to prepare the herb.

Jun 29, 2016
Close Encounters of the Furred Kind - New Adventures With My Sad Cat & Other Feline Friends by Cox, Tom

Close Encounters of the Furred Kind - New Adventures With My Sad Cat & Other Feline Friends

Jun 29, 2016
Climate change for beginners by Goodwin, Dean, author.

Climate change for beginners

Jun 29, 2016
The change by Ross, Milan, author.

The change

Jun 29, 2016
The cast-iron skillet cookbook - a tantalizing collection of over 200 delicious recipes for every kitchen by DeVito, Dominique, author.

The cast-iron skillet cookbook - a tantalizing collection of over 200 delicious recipes for every kitchen

Offers over two hundred recipes designed to be made in a cast iron skillet, including cheesy hash browns, salmon cakes, and baked apples.

Jun 29, 2016
Caspar Lee by Lee, Caspar, author.

Caspar Lee

Offers a whimsical, humorous look at the life of young Internet personality Caspar Lee as written by his mother, with liberal comments by Caspar himself.

Jun 29, 2016
Building the perfect PC by Thompson, Robert Bruce.

Building the perfect PC

A guide to building a custom PC provides information on planning the project, choosing the components, and constructing six different systems, including a mainstream PC and a media center.

Jun 29, 2016
A Buddhist grief observed by Newland, Guy, author.

A Buddhist grief observed

Jun 29, 2016
Boy with a knife - a story of murder, remorse, and a prisoner's fight for justice by Trounstine, Jean R., 1946- author.

Boy with a knife - a story of murder, remorse, and a prisoner's fight for justice

"Nearly a quarter of a million youth are tried, sentenced, or imprisoned as adults every year across the United States. Boy With A Knife tells the story of Karter Kane Reed, who, at the age of sixteen, was sentenced to life in an adult prison for a murder he committed in 1993 in a high school classroom"--

Jun 29, 2016
Modern monopolies - what it takes to dominate the 21st-century economy by Moazed, Alex, author.

Modern monopolies - what it takes to dominate the 21st-century economy

Jun 29, 2016
Practical ballistics - an introductory guide for rifle and shotgun shooters by Potter, Lewis, author.

Practical ballistics - an introductory guide for rifle and shotgun shooters

Jun 29, 2016