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The put 'em up! preserving answer book - 399 solutions to all your questions - canning, freezing, drying, fermenting, making infusions by Vinton, Sherri Brooks, 1968-

The put 'em up! preserving answer book - 399 solutions to all your questions - canning, freezing, drying, fermenting, making infusions

A resource for preserving food answers over three hundred of the most commonly asked questions, shows how to apply various techniques to specific fruits and vegetables, and addresses kitchen set-up and making substitutions.

Apr 15, 2014
The Smithsonian book of air & space trivia by Pastan, Amy.

The Smithsonian book of air & space trivia

"Who was the first person to dine in space? How long was the Wright brothers's first successful flight? What famous aircraft was named after a grape-flavored soft drink? What toy based on an animated film accompanied astronauts on a shuttle mission in 2000? These questions and many more are answered in The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia. In addition to the canon of space and aviation information, the pages are illustrated with more than 125 objects from the Smithsonian National Air and S

Apr 15, 2014
The plant lover's guide to salvias by Whittlesey, John, 1953-

The plant lover's guide to salvias

Apr 15, 2014
Play - how it shapes the brain, opens the imagination, and invigorates the soul by Brown, Stuart L.

Play - how it shapes the brain, opens the imagination, and invigorates the soul

From a leading expert comes a groundbreaking book on the science of play, and its essential role in fueling intelligence and happiness throughout life. Dr. Brown shows that play is anything but trivial--it is a biological drive as integral to health as sleep or nutrition.

Apr 15, 2014
The Rough Guide to Europe on a budget by

The Rough Guide to Europe on a budget

A guide to Europe. It is packed with tips, travel information, recommendations for budget hostels, cafes, restaurants, clubs and bars in every city, as well as information on local festivals and outdoor adventures.

Apr 15, 2014
Simple fly fishing - techniques for tenkara and rod & reel by Chouinard, Yvon, 1938-

Simple fly fishing - techniques for tenkara and rod & reel

Modern-day fly fishing, like much in life, has become exceedingly complex, with high-tech gear, a confusing array of flies and terminal tackle, accompanied by high-priced fishing guides. This book reveals that the best way to catch trout is simply, with a rod and a fly and not much else. It teaches the reader how to discover where the fish are, at what depth, and what they are feeeding on. Then it describes the techniques needed to present a fly at that depth, make it look lifelike, and hook the

Apr 15, 2014
Smartphone safety and privacy by Bryan, Dale-Marie, 1953-

Smartphone safety and privacy

Cell phones and smartphones are amazing-- a phone and minicomputer all in one. But they can have risks, and their computer features make them prone to hazards such as malicious software and hacking. Discover what to do if you become a victim-- and how to avoid becoming one.

Apr 15, 2014
Starting from scratch - what you should know about food and cooking by Elton, Sarah, 1975-, author.

Starting from scratch - what you should know about food and cooking

Introduces the basics of cooking and food, teaching young chefs to make sense of recipes, measure and substitute ingredients, and stock a pantry, illustrating that food is more than just a prepackaged meal.

Apr 15, 2014
The story-killers - a common-sense case against the Common Core by Moore, Terrence O., 1967- author.

The story-killers - a common-sense case against the Common Core

In this book, school reformer and professor Dr. Terrence Moore carefully examines both the claims made by the architects of the Common Core and the hidden agenda behind the so-called reforms that have been adopted by over forty states in the nation, with very few people understanding what is really going on. Moore not only challenges the illiberal aims of this educational regime, but actually analyzes lessons recommended in the Common Core English Standards and in the new textbooks bearing the C

Apr 15, 2014
Strong mothers, strong sons - lessons mothers need to raise extraordinary men by Meeker, Margaret J.

Strong mothers, strong sons - lessons mothers need to raise extraordinary men

"Meg Meeker, M.D., acclaimed author of Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters, now turns to an equally powerful relationship in the family: the one between mother and son. From the moment a mother holds her newborn son, his eyes tell her that she is his world. But often, as he grows up, the boy who needs her simultaneously pushes her away. Calling upon thirty years of experience as a pediatrician, Meg Meeker, M.D., a highly sought after national speaker, assistant professor of clinical medicine, and m

Apr 15, 2014
Taking control of your diabetes by Edelman, Steven V., author.

Taking control of your diabetes

Apr 15, 2014
A taste for intrigue - the multiple lives of François Mitterrand by Short, Philip.

A taste for intrigue - the multiple lives of François Mitterrand

Documents the life of France's first popularly elected socialist president, covering such topics as the Observatory affair, his decision to join Petain's Vichy government, and his influence on French social and political dynamics.

Apr 15, 2014
Still ours to lead - America, rising powers, and the tension between rivalry and restraint by Jones, Bruce D.

Still ours to lead - America, rising powers, and the tension between rivalry and restraint

Apr 15, 2014
Rick Steves' Spanish phrase book & dictionary. by Steves, Rick, 1955-

Rick Steves' Spanish phrase book & dictionary.

Apr 15, 2014
Predictive Leadership - Avoiding the 12 Critical Mistakes That Derail Growth-hungry Companies by Dando, Kirk

Predictive Leadership - Avoiding the 12 Critical Mistakes That Derail Growth-hungry Companies

Apr 15, 2014
Ripening time - inside stories for aging with grace by Anderson, Sherry Ruth. author

Ripening time - inside stories for aging with grace

In "Ripening Time: Inside Stories for Aging with Grace," Sherry Ruth Anderson presents a new perspective on aging. In her latest book... she invites the reader to engage the aging process through the art of inner inquiry. She guides us beyond our culture's mind traps through stories where elders face into the lies, the losses and endings, the tender and bittersweet and ferocious truths of growing old. Giving us an indispensable compass, she shows how growing into old age can be a fruition, the g

Apr 15, 2014
Reptiles & amphibians by Telander, Todd, author.

Reptiles & amphibians

Falcon Pocket Guides are full-color, visually appealing, on the go guides for identifying plants and animals and learning about nature.

Apr 15, 2014
Rick Steves' Switzerland. by Steves, Rick, 1955- author.

Rick Steves' Switzerland.

Apr 15, 2014
The rough guide to economics by Mell, Andrew, author.

The rough guide to economics

Apr 15, 2014
Rice by Singer, Jane E.

Rice

Rice is one of the most important foods in the world. In countries around the globe, lots and lots of people eat rice every single day. Find out where farmers grow rice, how it's grown, and how it arrives at the grocery store. Discover the story of your food--where it was grown, who grows it, and how it gets to your plate.

Apr 15, 2014