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Muslims and the making of America by Hussain, Amir, 1965- Muslims and the making of America

"There has never been an America without Muslims"--so begins Amir Hussain, one of the most important scholars and teachers of Islam in America. Hussain, who is himself an American Muslim, contends tat Muslims played an essential role in the creation and cultivation of the United States. In Muslims and the Making of America, Hussain directly address the stereotypes of Muslims following 9/11 and terrorism. Far from undermining America, Islam and Americaqn Muslims have been, and continue to be, imp

Dec 7, 2016
Kicking sick - your go-to guide for thriving with chronic health conditions by Kurtz, Amy, author. Kicking sick - your go-to guide for thriving with chronic health conditions

"Sick of being sick? Time to get well and thrive! Are you living your dreams--or has a chronic medical issue taken over your life? Amy Kurtz gets it. From her teens to her twenties, she has known as "the sick chick" -- and lived with the shame, fear, and frustration that comes with the label. With the medical and personal support, she radically improved her health. Today, she's dedicated to helping you live well regardless of your health situation. This much-needed resource gives you exper

Dec 7, 2016
Freeform crochet with confidence - unlock the secrets of freeform crochet with 30 fun projects by Meldrum, Carol, author. Freeform crochet with confidence - unlock the secrets of freeform crochet with 30 fun projects

Dec 7, 2016
Finding God when the world's on fire - strength & faith for dangerous times by Swindoll, Charles R., author. Finding God when the world's on fire - strength & faith for dangerous times

Dec 7, 2016
White woman in a red man's world - Highlights of a teacher's life by Lucas, Georgia, author White woman in a red man's world - Highlights of a teacher's life

"A White Woman in a Red Man's World" is a must read for all new teachers and for all teachers who plan to teach on an Indian reservation. Georgia Lucas is a master teacher who shares her actual classroom experiences along with enlightening glimpses into the everyday lives of her Indian students. This teacher's memoir spans over 20 years of living, combining anecdotes of her school, home, and social life, spiced with mysterious happenings on the Indian reservations. Upon reading this book, teache

Dec 8, 2016
Where God and medicine meet - a conversation between a doctor and a spiritual messenger by Walsch, Neale Donald, author. Where God and medicine meet - a conversation between a doctor and a spiritual messenger

Dec 8, 2016
Welcome to the microbiome - getting to know the trillions of bacteria and other microbes in, on, and around you by DeSalle, Rob, author. Welcome to the microbiome - getting to know the trillions of bacteria and other microbes in, on, and around you

"This intriguing up-to-the-minute book for scientists and non-scientists alike explains what researchers are discovering about the microbe world and what the implications are for modern science and medicine. DeSalle and Perkins illuminate the long, intertwined evolution of humans and microbes. They discuss how novel DNA sequencing has shed entirely new light on the complexity of microbe-human interactions, and they examine the potential benefits to human health: amazing possibilities for pinpoin

Dec 8, 2016
The undoing project - a friendship that changed our minds by Lewis, Michael (Michael M.), author. The undoing project - a friendship that changed our minds

Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways in which the human mind erred, systematically, when forced to make judgments in uncertain situations. Their work created the field of behavioral economics, revolutionized Big Data studies, advanced evidence-based medicine, led to a new approach to government regulation, and made much of Mi

Dec 8, 2016
A touch of farmhouse charm - easy DIY projects to add a warm and rustic feel to any room by Fourez, Liz, author. A touch of farmhouse charm - easy DIY projects to add a warm and rustic feel to any room

"Opening A Touch of Farmhouse Charm is like taking a breath of fresh, clean country air. With the turn of each page, Liz Fourez leads you on a tour through her family's house, restored to its 1940s rustic farm style, and teaches you how to make each handmade decoration yourself. The projects require minimal effort, yet add instant charm to any room. With your blue jeans on and a few of the most basic supplies in hand, you'll be on your way to your dream home in no time. You'll learn how to make

Dec 8, 2016
Tools of titans - the tactics, routines, and habits of billionaires, icons, and world-class performers by Ferriss, Timothy, author. Tools of titans - the tactics, routines, and habits of billionaires, icons, and world-class performers

"Fitness, money, and wisdom--here are the tools. Over the last two years...Tim Ferriss has collected the routines and tools of world-class performers around the globe. Now, the distilled notebook of tips and tricks that helped him double his income, flexibility, happiness, and more is available as Tools of Titans"--Page 4 of cover.

Dec 8, 2016
The story of oil - how it changed the world by Brevard, Katherine McLean. The story of oil - how it changed the world

An introduction to the modern oil industry, including how it developed and how it has transformed the world for the better, as well as for the worse.

Dec 8, 2016
Stadium stories - Notre Dame Fighting Irish - colorful tales of the blue and gold by Hansen, Eric C. (Eric Christian), 1960- Stadium stories - Notre Dame Fighting Irish - colorful tales of the blue and gold

Dec 8, 2016
The single mum's survival guide - how to pick up the pieces and build a happy new life by Smith, Vivienne, author. The single mum's survival guide - how to pick up the pieces and build a happy new life

For stressed-out and struggling single mums everywhere, at last a "how-to" manual for every aspect of single motherhood including: breaking the news of your split, healing the hurt, managing legal issues and money, co-parenting with your ex, finding time for you, and the do's and don'ts of dating again or being contentedly single. --Publisher's description.

Dec 8, 2016
Simple. Natural. Healing. - a commonsense approach to total health transformation by LaBar, Donna, author. Simple. Natural. Healing. - a commonsense approach to total health transformation

Dec 8, 2016
The signals are talking - why today's fringe is tomorrow's mainstream by Webb, Amy, 1974- author. The signals are talking - why today's fringe is tomorrow's mainstream

Counsels business leaders on how to identify clues to recognize important imminent trends and market developments, demonstrating how near-future business events emerge gradually from the fringes of society.

Dec 8, 2016
The sick bag song by Cave, Nick, 1957- author. The sick bag song

Traces the significant moments, people, books, and music that influenced the author during his 2014 North American tour.

Dec 8, 2016
Rowdy - the Roddy Piper story by Toombs, Ariel Teal, author. Rowdy - the Roddy Piper story

"In early 2015, Roderick Toombs, aka Rowdy Roddy Piper, began researching his own autobiography with a trip through Western Canada. He was re-discovering his youth, a part of his life he never discussed during his 61 years, many spent as one of the greatest talents in the history of pro wrestling. Following his death due to a heart attack that July, two of his children took on the job of telling Roddy's story, separating fact from fiction in the extraordinary life of their father. Already an acc

Dec 8, 2016
Rest - why you get more done when you work less by Pang, Alex Soojung-Kim, author. Rest - why you get more done when you work less

"For most of us, overwork is the new normal and rest is an afterthought. In our busy lives, rest is defined as the absence of work: late-night TV binges, hours spent trawling the internet, something to do once we've finished everything else on our to-do lists. But dismissing rest stifles our ability to think creatively and truly recharge. In Rest, Silicon Valley consultant Alex Pang argues that we can be more successful in all areas of our lives by recognizing the importance of rest: working be

Dec 8, 2016
Quilts from the heart II by Renaud, Karin. Quilts from the heart II

Dec 8, 2016
QuickBooks Online for dummies by Marmel, Elaine J, author. QuickBooks Online for dummies

Explains how to use the small business finance program for mobile business accounting, covering how to organize business finances online, create invoices, record sales receipts, pay bills, track payroll, manage bank accounts, and prepare reports.

Dec 8, 2016

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