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Troubled refuge - struggling for freedom in the Civil War by Manning, Chandra, author.

Troubled refuge - struggling for freedom in the Civil War

adapted from publisher website.

Aug 18, 2016
Square dance and contra dance handbook- calls, dance movements, music, glossary, bibliography, discography, and directories by Gunzenhauser, Margot

Square dance and contra dance handbook- calls, dance movements, music, glossary, bibliography, discography, and directories

Aug 18, 2016
Somme - into the breach by Sebag-Montefiore, Hugh, author.

Somme - into the breach

Provided by publisher

Aug 18, 2016
Seven skeletons - the evolution of the world's most famous human fossils by Pyne, Lydia V., author.

Seven skeletons - the evolution of the world's most famous human fossils

"A science historian describes seven famous ancestral fossils that have become known around the world, including the three-foot tall "hobbit" from Flores, the Neanderthal of La Chapelle, the Taung Child, the Piltdown Man hoax, Peking Man, Australopithecus sediba and Lucy,"--NoveList.

Aug 18, 2016
Years of Lyndon Johnson- the path to power by Caro, Robert A.

Years of Lyndon Johnson- the path to power

Aug 18, 2016
A woman of strength and purpose - directing your strong will to improve relationships, expand influence, and honor God by Tobias, Cynthia Ulrich, 1953- author.

A woman of strength and purpose - directing your strong will to improve relationships, expand influence, and honor God

Aug 18, 2016
Staying alive by Sims, Laura, 1973- author.

Staying alive

Aug 18, 2016
Tesla - the life and times of an electric messiah by Cawthorne, Nigel, 1951-

Tesla - the life and times of an electric messiah

Despite being incredibly popular during his time, Nikola Tesla today remains largely overlooked among lists of the greatest inventors and scientists of the modern era. Thomas Edison gets all the glory for discovering the light bulb, but it was his one-time assistant and lifelong arch nemesis, Tesla, who made the breakthrough in alternating current technology. Edison and Tesla carried on a bitter feud for years, but it was Tesla's AC generators that illuminated the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago; t

Aug 18, 2016
What great parents do - 75 simple strategies for raising kids who thrive by Reischer, Erica, author.

What great parents do - 75 simple strategies for raising kids who thrive

"A golden rule book to parenting best practices, What Great Parents Do concisely presents key strategies to help parents reshape kids' challenging behaviors, create strong family bonds, and guide children toward becoming happy, kind, responsible adults. What Great Parents Do is an everything-you-need-to-know road map for parenting that you will consult again and again. Psychologist Erica Reischer draws on research in child development and cognitive science to distill the best information about p

Aug 18, 2016
Up and down stairs- the history of the country house servant by Musson, Jeremy

Up and down stairs- the history of the country house servant

Aug 18, 2016
Death in the haymarket- a story of Chicago, the First Labor Movement, and the bombing that divided gilded age America by Green, James

Death in the haymarket- a story of Chicago, the First Labor Movement, and the bombing that divided gilded age America

Aug 18, 2016
The official Ubuntu book by Helmke, Matthew, author.

The official Ubuntu book

Aug 18, 2016
Pies & pastries by Editors of Time-Life Books

Pies & pastries

Aug 18, 2016
Peace to all beings- veggie soup for the chicken's soul by Carman, Judy

Peace to all beings- veggie soup for the chicken's soul

Aug 18, 2016
The kite and the string - how to write with spontaneity and control - and live to tell the tale by Mattison, Alice, author.

The kite and the string - how to write with spontaneity and control - and live to tell the tale

A targeted and insightful guide to the stages of writing fiction and memoir without falling into common traps, while wisely navigating the writing life, from an award-winning author and longtime teacher.

Aug 18, 2016
Jumpstart your priorities - a 90-day improvement plan by Maxwell, John C., 1947- author.

Jumpstart your priorities - a 90-day improvement plan

Aug 18, 2016
House of wits- an intimate portrait of the James family by Fisher, Paul

House of wits- an intimate portrait of the James family

Aug 18, 2016
Growing great garlic- the definitive guide for organic gardeners and small farmers by Engeland, Ron L.

Growing great garlic- the definitive guide for organic gardeners and small farmers

Aug 18, 2016
Going to pieces- the rise and fall of the slasher film, 1978-1986 by Rockoff, Adam

Going to pieces- the rise and fall of the slasher film, 1978-1986

Aug 18, 2016
The girl with the lower back tattoo by Schumer, Amy, author.

The girl with the lower back tattoo

adapted from book jacket.

Aug 18, 2016