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¡Cuba! - recipes and stories from the Cuban kitchen by Goldberg, Dan, author.

¡Cuba! - recipes and stories from the Cuban kitchen

Jul 25, 2016
100 nature hot spots in Ontario - the best parks, conservation areas and wild places by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

100 nature hot spots in Ontario - the best parks, conservation areas and wild places

"A guidebook to the best nature sites in Ontario categorized by region. It includes special features, location details, color photographs and maps, with suggestions on how to make the most of each site"--

Jul 25, 2016
101 team handball - techniques, tactics and drills by Radu, Felicia Lidia, author.

101 team handball - techniques, tactics and drills

During the last few years, handball-a modern and attractive high-speed game-has been fascinating more and more spectators and fans. 101 Team Handball provides sound practical advice for beginners and introduces more advanced techniques and tactics for more experienced players. The book focuses on the technical and tactical aspects of the game for both defence and attacking situations, with a separate section dedicated to the goalkeeper and their training-due to the importance of this position. I

Jul 25, 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 25, 2016
A-Z of sewing. by

A-Z of sewing.

Jul 25, 2016
Mamaleh knows best - what Jewish mothers do to raise successful, creative, empathetic, independent children by Ingall, Marjorie.

Mamaleh knows best - what Jewish mothers do to raise successful, creative, empathetic, independent children

"In this funny, insightful look at the best practices of Jewish mothering, Marjorie identifies the 10 key tenets of Jewish parenting, then uses a blend of funny anecdotes, modern research, and ancient texts to show how anyone can teach those values at home"--

Jul 25, 2016
Making work work - the positivity solution for any work environment by Richards, Shola, author.

Making work work - the positivity solution for any work environment

""My mission was clear: I needed to fix the problems facing the workplace. As quickly as I came up with my new mission, I came up with the solution: We need to treat each other better. Period." Shola Richards had reached the end of the road: after nearly two years at a soul-sucking job, he felt numb and suicidal. So he quit and devoted himself to nothing less than transforming the workplace, turning it into a space of respect, courtesy, and endless energy. Making Work Work focuses on inspirin

Jul 25, 2016
Making Sense of God - An Invitation to the Skeptical by Keller, Timothy

Making Sense of God - An Invitation to the Skeptical

Jul 25, 2016
Make your own waves - the surfer's rules for innovators and entrepreneurs by Patler, Louis, author.

Make your own waves - the surfer's rules for innovators and entrepreneurs

Jul 25, 2016
M4 Sherman tanks - the illustrated history of America's most iconic fighting vehicles by Haskew, Michael E, author.

M4 Sherman tanks - the illustrated history of America's most iconic fighting vehicles

Jul 25, 2016
Looking for The stranger - Albert Camus and the life of a literary classic by Kaplan, Alice Yaeger, author.

Looking for The stranger - Albert Camus and the life of a literary classic

Jul 25, 2016
Libertarians on the prairie - Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the making of the Little House Books by Woodside, Christine, 1959- author.

Libertarians on the prairie - Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the making of the Little House Books

"Generations of children have fallen in love with the pioneer saga of the Ingalls family, of Pa and Ma, Laura and her sisters, and their loyal dog, Jack. Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books have taught millions of Americans about frontier life, giving inspiration to many and in the process becoming icons of our national identity. Yet few realize that this cherished bestselling series wandered far from the actual history of the Ingalls family and from what Laura herself understood to be cen

Jul 25, 2016
Level zero heroes - the story of U.S. Marine Special Operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan by Golembesky, Michael.

Level zero heroes - the story of U.S. Marine Special Operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan

Follows the members of U.S. Marine Special Operations Team 8222 on their assignment to the remote and isolated Taliban stronghold known as Bala Murghab as they tried to break the Taliban's grip on the valley.

Jul 25, 2016
Let them eat dirt - saving your child from an oversanitized world by Finlay, B. Brett, 1959- author.

Let them eat dirt - saving your child from an oversanitized world

Draws on scientific findings suggesting that exposure to infectious microbes can promote long-term health to link microbe imbalances to a range of health problems while sharing insights into the pros and cons of natural childbirth, breastfeeding, antibiotics, and having pets.

Jul 25, 2016
Learning leadership - the five fundamentals of becoming an exemplary leader by Kouzes, James M., 1945- author.

Learning leadership - the five fundamentals of becoming an exemplary leader

Draws on thirty years of research to present a framework for developing extraordinary leadership behaviors, outlining five crucial fundamentals.

Jul 25, 2016
Laughing all the way to the Mosque by Nawaz, Zarqa, author.

Laughing all the way to the Mosque

"Being a practising Muslim in a Western society is sometimes challenging, sometimes rewarding and sometimes downright absurd. How do you explain why Eid never falls on the same date each year; why it is that Halal butchers also sell teapots and alarm clocks. How do you make clear to the plumber that it's essential the toilet is installed within sitting-arm's reach of the tap? Zarqa Nawaz has seen and done it all."--Back cover.

Jul 25, 2016
Last of the giants - the rise and fall of Earth's most dominant species by Campbell, Jeff (Jeff Logan), author.

Last of the giants - the rise and fall of Earth's most dominant species

"Today, an ancient world is vanishing right before our eyes: the age of giant animals. Over 40,000 years ago, the earth was ruled by megafauna: mammoths and mastodons, saber-toothed tigers and giant sloths. Of course, those creatures no longer exist, and there is only one likely reason for that: the evolution and arrival of the earth's only tool-wielding hunter, the wildly adaptive, comparatively pint-sized human species. Many more of the world's biggest and baddest creatures--including the blac

Jul 25, 2016
Lakota Woman by Brave Bird, Mary.

Lakota Woman

Mary Brave Bird grew up fatherless in a one-room cabin, without running water or electricity, on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Rebelling against the aimless drinking, punishing missionary school, narrow strictures for women, and violence and hopeless of reservation life, she joined the new movement of tribal pride sweeping Native American communities in the sixties and seventies. Mary eventually married Leonard Crow Dog, the American Indian Movement's chief medicine man, who re

Jul 25, 2016
A kingdom of their own - the family Karzai and the Afghan disaster by Partlow, Joshua, author.

A kingdom of their own - the family Karzai and the Afghan disaster

"The key to understanding the calamitous Afghan war is the complex, ultimately failed relationship between the powerful, duplicitous Karzai family and the U.S.--brilliantly portrayed here in its entirety for the first time by the former Washington Post Kabul bureau chief"--

Jul 25, 2016
The Jane Austen Writers' Club - Inspiration and Advice from the World|s Best-loved Novelist by Smith, Rebecca

The Jane Austen Writers' Club - Inspiration and Advice from the World|s Best-loved Novelist

Jul 25, 2016