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Johannesburg & Kruger National Park by Williams, Lizzie, author.

Johannesburg & Kruger National Park

Apr 27, 2015
Ios 8 Sdk Development Creating Iphone and Ipad Apps With Swift. by Adamson, Chris, author

Ios 8 Sdk Development Creating Iphone and Ipad Apps With Swift.

"iOS 8 SDK Development is a practical guide to the essentials of developing for iOS 8. You'll start building and revising a real app that's written entirely in Apple's new Swift programming language. You'll send network requests and handle the responses, build from one screen to many, adapt from the close confines of the iPhone screen to the wide expanse of the iPad, and accommodate the big iPhone 6 in between. You'll master the fundamentals of keeping apps responsive with Grand Central Dispatch

Apr 27, 2015
Inspired baby names from around the world - 6,000 favorite worldwide names and the meanings behind them by Shane, Neala, 1948-

Inspired baby names from around the world - 6,000 favorite worldwide names and the meanings behind them

Apr 27, 2015
Infamy - the shocking story of the Japanese American internment in World War II by Reeves, Richard, 1936- author.

Infamy - the shocking story of the Japanese American internment in World War II

Former Frontline journalist Reeves (Portrait of Camelot ) examines the key causes and dire consequences of the Japanese-American internment in relocation camps during WWII, concentrating on a shortsighted military strategy and anti-Japanese sentiment following the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.

Apr 27, 2015
How I shed my skin - unlearning the racist lessons of a Southern childhood by Grimsley, Jim, 1955- author.

How I shed my skin - unlearning the racist lessons of a Southern childhood

"In August of 1966, Jim Grimsley entered the sixth grade in the same public school he had attended for the five previous years in his small eastern North Carolina hometown. But he knew that the first day of this school year was going to be different: for the first time he'd be in a classroom with black children ... Now, over forty years later, Grimsley ... revisits that school and those times, remembering his personal reaction to his first real exposure to black children and to their culture, an

Apr 27, 2015
Beyond the pale - folklore, family, and the mystery of our hidden genes by Urquhart, Emily.

Beyond the pale - folklore, family, and the mystery of our hidden genes

"A journalist and folklore scholar accustomed to processing the world through other people's stories, Emily is drawn to understanding her child's difference by researching the cultural beliefs associated with albinism worldwide. While navigating new territory as a first-time parent of a child with a disability, Emily embarks on a three-year journey across North America and Africa to discover how we explain human differences, not through scientific facts or statistics but through a system of cult

Apr 27, 2015
Forgotten citizens - deportation, children, and the making of American exiles and orphans by Zayas, Luis H., author.

Forgotten citizens - deportation, children, and the making of American exiles and orphans

"The United States Constitution insures that all persons born in the US are citizens with equal protection under the law. But in today's America, the US-born children of undocumented immigrants--over four million of them--do not enjoy fully the benefits of citizenship or of feeling that they belong. Children in mixed-status families are forgotten in the loud and discordant immigration debate. They live under the constant threat that their parents will suddenly be deported. Their parents face imp

Apr 27, 2015
Bad days in history - a gleefully grim chronicle of misfortune, mayhem, and misery for every day of the year by Farquhar, Michael, author.

Bad days in history - a gleefully grim chronicle of misfortune, mayhem, and misery for every day of the year

"Farquhar's ... entries draw from the full sweep of history to take readers through a complete year of misery, including tales of lost fortunes (like the would-be Apple investor who pulled out in 1977 and missed out on a $30 billion-dollar windfall), romance gone wrong (like the 16th-century Shah who experimented with an early form of Viagra with empire-changing results), and truly bizarre moments (like the Great Molasses Flood of 1919)"--

Apr 27, 2015
Building fireplace mantels - distinctive projects for any style home by Rodriguez, Mario, 1950-

Building fireplace mantels - distinctive projects for any style home

Projects include: Simple colonial mantel -- Georgian mantel -- Simple federal mantel -- Arts and crafts mantel -- The Mackintosh mantel -- Victorian mantel -- Greene and Greene mantel -- Art deco mantel -- Contemporary architectural mantel.

Apr 27, 2015
Dear investor, what the hell are you doing? - smart and easy ways to fix the mistakes you make with your money by Weber, Ken, 1947- author.

Dear investor, what the hell are you doing? - smart and easy ways to fix the mistakes you make with your money

Apr 27, 2015
Darkness before dawn - redefining the journey through depression - an anthology by

Darkness before dawn - redefining the journey through depression - an anthology

The guidance presented here supports traditional psychotherapy and medication as valuable tools, as well as radically shifting the way that we perceive the experience and offering insights and practices that reach beyond conventional models.

Apr 27, 2015
Confessions of a credit junkie - everything you need to know about to avoid the mistakes i made by Harzog, Beverly Blair, author.

Confessions of a credit junkie - everything you need to know about to avoid the mistakes i made

""Beverly Harzog is a credit warrior. She has gone into the arena, faced the lions, and emerged as one of the foremost experts in the field. I believe that her encyclopedic knowledge of the world of credit cards is unmatched." --Adam Levin, Chairman and Cofounder, Credit.com Credit card expert Beverly Harzog shares how she went from being a credit card disaster to a credit card diva. When Beverly got out of college, she spent the next 10 years racking up debt on seven credit cards. Credit card l

Apr 27, 2015
Clodagh's Irish kitchen by McKenna, Clodagh, author.

Clodagh's Irish kitchen

McKenna guides you through tempting recipes celebrating modern Ireland. From soups and stews to sophisticated dinner party dishes, she presents simple yet effective presentation ideas and tablescaping on your adventure around the sumptuous cuisine of the Emerald Isle.

Apr 27, 2015
Called - my journey to C.S. Lewis's house and back again by Pemberton, Ryan J., 1984-

Called - my journey to C.S. Lewis's house and back again

Apr 27, 2015
If I plug my ears, God can't tell me what to do - and other ways we miss out on God's adventures by Clemence, Jessie.

If I plug my ears, God can't tell me what to do - and other ways we miss out on God's adventures

"When God calls us to do hard things, our natural response often goes something like this: ''Dear Lord, please note that I am not interested in doing these things because they are hard and uncomfortable. Also, the pay is atrocious and people will think I'm a wacko. Amen.'' Or perhaps we try to be more subtle: ''I can't heeeeaaaaarrrr you!'' If you've ever struggled with what it means to hear God's call and step out in faith and obedience, then this frank and funny Bible study will help you delve

Apr 27, 2015
HTML5 & CSS3 for the real world by Goldstein, Alexis, author.

HTML5 & CSS3 for the real world

Presents information on using HTML and CSS to create Web pages, covering such topics as HTML5 forms, audio and video, embedded fonts, gradients, transitions, and offline Web apps.

Apr 27, 2015
How to win friends and influence people by Carnegie, Dale, 1888-1955.

How to win friends and influence people

Introduces principles that can be applied to both business and life itself, in a book that focuses on how to best affectively communicate with people.

Apr 27, 2015
The healthy you diet - the 14-day plan for weight loss with 100 delicious recipes for clean eating by Stone, Dawna.

The healthy you diet - the 14-day plan for weight loss with 100 delicious recipes for clean eating

Apr 27, 2015
Got social mediology? - using psychology to master social media for your business without spending... a dime by Izso, Jay, author.

Got social mediology? - using psychology to master social media for your business without spending... a dime

Apr 27, 2015
The gluten-free, hassle-free cookbook - delicious, foolproof recipes for every day and every occasion by Brown, Marlisa, author.

The gluten-free, hassle-free cookbook - delicious, foolproof recipes for every day and every occasion

Apr 27, 2015