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Animal madness - how anxious dogs, compulsive parrots, and elephants in recovery help us understand ourselves by Braitman, Laurel, author.

Animal madness - how anxious dogs, compulsive parrots, and elephants in recovery help us understand ourselves

"For the first time, a historian of science draws evidence from across the world to show how humans and other animals are astonishingly similar when it comes to their feelings and the ways in which they lose their minds"--

Apr 19, 2014
Curiosity's mission on Mars - exploring the red planet by Miller, Ron, 1947- author.

Curiosity's mission on Mars - exploring the red planet

Discusses some of the information sent back from "Curiosity," the Mars Rover, including pictures of the Martian landscape, traces of water in Martian soil, and the key chemicals necessary for life.

Apr 19, 2014
Best of Count Basie - Piano, Vocal, Guitar by Basie, Count (COP)

Best of Count Basie - Piano, Vocal, Guitar

Apr 19, 2014
Chasing the American Dream - understanding what shapes our fortunes by Rank, Mark R., author.

Chasing the American Dream - understanding what shapes our fortunes

"The United States has been epitomized as a land of opportunity, where hard work and skill can bring personal success and economic well-being. The American Dream has captured the imagination of people from all walks of life, and to many, it represents the heart and soul of the country. But there is another, darker side to the bargain that America strikes with its people -- it is the price we pay for our individual pursuit of the American Dream. That price can be found in the economic hardship pr

Apr 19, 2014
The deepest human life - an introduction to philosophy for everyone by Samuelson, Scott, author.

The deepest human life - an introduction to philosophy for everyone

Apr 19, 2014
How it feels to be free - black women entertainers and the civil rights movement by Feldstein, Ruth, 1965-

How it feels to be free - black women entertainers and the civil rights movement

Apr 19, 2014
How to write anything - a complete guide by Brown, Laura Marie.

How to write anything - a complete guide

Provides a common-sense approach on how to write anything, from college applications to baby announcements, and includes information on how to appropriately craft a message, choose the right words, and the select the most appropriate medium.

Apr 19, 2014
How to be an illustrator by Rees, Darrel, author.

How to be an illustrator

Offers practical guidance to aspiring illustrators, including effective ways to approach would-be clients, how to negotiate contracts, and how to set up a studio.

Apr 19, 2014
The devil's snake curve - a fan's notes from left field by Ostergaard, Josh.

The devil's snake curve - a fan's notes from left field

"The Devil's Snake Curve offers an alternative American history, in which colonialism, jingoism, capitalism, and faith are represented by baseball. Personal and political, it twines Japanese internment camps with the Yankees; Walmart with the Kansas City Royals; and facial hair patterns with militarism, Guantanamo, and the modern security state. An essay, a miscellany, and a passionate unsettling of Josh Ostergaard's relationship with our national pastime, it allows for both the clover of a chil

Apr 19, 2014
Anatomy of strength & conditioning / A Trainer's Guide to Building Strength and Stamina by Liebman, Hollis Lance, author.

Anatomy of strength & conditioning / A Trainer's Guide to Building Strength and Stamina

Offers step-by-step instructions for exercises to increase strength, speed, aerobic capacity, and accuracy, with annotated anatomical illustrations identifying targeted muscles and corresponding photographs.

Apr 19, 2014
Basic practices of the universal healing Tao - an illustrated guide to levels 1 through 6 by Chia, Mantak, 1944-

Basic practices of the universal healing Tao - an illustrated guide to levels 1 through 6

Apr 19, 2014
At the Point of a Cutlass - The Pirate Capture, Bold Escape, and Lonely Exile of Philip Ashton by Flemming, Gregory N.

At the Point of a Cutlass - The Pirate Capture, Bold Escape, and Lonely Exile of Philip Ashton

Apr 19, 2014
The British Airman of the First World War by Hadaway, David/ Hadaway, Stuart (CON)

The British Airman of the First World War

Apr 19, 2014
Blues Songs for Beginners by Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (COR)

Blues Songs for Beginners

Apr 19, 2014
The Bass Handbook - The Complete Guide to Mastering the Bass Guitar by Ashton, Adrian

The Bass Handbook - The Complete Guide to Mastering the Bass Guitar

Apr 19, 2014
Beloved strangers - a memoir by Chaudhuri, Maria.

Beloved strangers - a memoir

Apr 19, 2014
Beginning Blender by Flavell, Lance

Beginning Blender

Apr 19, 2014
Beer - what to drink next by Larson, Michael, author.

Beer - what to drink next

To help beer drinkers find new favorites, this guide organizes ninety beer styles by country of origin and key ingredient, with a brief history of each, three beers to try, suggested food pairings, and recommended breweries.

Apr 19, 2014
Becoming the villainess by Gailey, Jeannine, 1973-

Becoming the villainess

Apr 19, 2014
How to Play the Acoustic Guitar - A Complete Practical Guide With 750 Step-by-step Photographs, Illustrations and Musical Exercises; Includes Blues, Country, Jazz, Classical and Flamen by Fuller, Ted

How to Play the Acoustic Guitar - A Complete Practical Guide With 750 Step-by-step Photographs, Illustrations and Musical Exercises; Includes Blues, Country, Jazz, Classical and Flamen

Apr 19, 2014