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Reclaimed textiles - techniques for paper, stitch, plastic, and mixed media by Thittichai, Kim, author.

Reclaimed textiles - techniques for paper, stitch, plastic, and mixed media

A guide to creating textile artwork includes coverage of thrifty, green, and heritage techniques while explaining how to incorporate bits of paper, fabric, plastic, and packaging for effective results.

Sep 12, 2014
The quantum moment - how Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg taught us to love uncertainty by Crease, Robert P.

The quantum moment - how Planck, Bohr, Einstein, and Heisenberg taught us to love uncertainty

Sep 12, 2014
Leonardo's brain - understanding da Vinci's creative genius by Shlain, Leonard.

Leonardo's brain - understanding da Vinci's creative genius

"Explores the life, art, and mind of Leonardo da Vinci, seeking to explain his singularity by looking at his achievements in art, science, psychology, and military strategy and then employing state of the art left-right brain scientific research to explain his universal genius"--

Sep 12, 2014
Liar, temptress, soldier, spy - four women undercover in the Civil War by Abbott, Karen, 1973-

Liar, temptress, soldier, spy - four women undercover in the Civil War

"The never-before-told story of four real-life women who risked everything to take on a life of espionage during the Civil War"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 12, 2014
Lessons of Hope - How to Fix Our Schools by Klein, Joel

Lessons of Hope - How to Fix Our Schools

Sep 12, 2014
The lost Khrushchev - a journey into the gulag of the Russian mind by Khrushcheva, Nina L., 1962-

The lost Khrushchev - a journey into the gulag of the Russian mind

The author presents her personal memories and her research into her family's history, including the mysterious circumstances surrounding the fate of her grandfather, Leonid Khrushchev, as well as the legacy of her great grandfather, the Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev.

Sep 12, 2014
Project teen - handmade gifts your teen will actually love - 21 projects to sew by Mortenson, Melissa, 1973-

Project teen - handmade gifts your teen will actually love - 21 projects to sew

Most of us would agree that sewing something that teens will like is, without a doubt, a challenge. In Project Teen, Melissa Mortenson, sewist and mother of three teenagers, shares not only her 21 teen-approved designs, but also invaluable tips and tricks for sewing for this unique (a.k.a. picky) age group. Whether you make a stylish tech cover, a cushy study pillow, or a personalized quilt, your teen will love these handmade gifts as much as you love them.

Sep 12, 2014
Pandora's DNA - tracing the breast cancer genes through history, science, and one family tree by Stark, Lizzie.

Pandora's DNA - tracing the breast cancer genes through history, science, and one family tree

"Would you cut out your healthy breasts and ovaries if you thought it might save your life? That's not a theoretical question for journalist Lizzie Stark's relatives, who grapple with the horrific legacy of cancer built into the family DNA. It is a BRCA mutation that has robbed most of her female relatives of breasts, ovaries, peace of mind, or life itself. In Pandora's DNA, Stark uses her family's experience to frame a larger story about the so-called breast cancer genes, exploring the morass o

Sep 12, 2014
Organic mushroom farming and mycoremediation - simple to advanced and experimental techniques for indoor and outdoor cultivation by Cotter, Tradd, 1973-

Organic mushroom farming and mycoremediation - simple to advanced and experimental techniques for indoor and outdoor cultivation

Sep 12, 2014
Once a Hussar - a memoir of battle, capture, and escape in World War II by Ellis, Ray, 1920-

Once a Hussar - a memoir of battle, capture, and escape in World War II

Sep 12, 2014
Older, faster, stronger - what women runners can teach us all about living younger, longer by Webb, Margaret.

Older, faster, stronger - what women runners can teach us all about living younger, longer

"One Part personal quest to discover running greatness after age 50, one part investigation into what the women's running boom can teach athletes about becoming fitter, stronger, and faster as we age, Older, Faster, Stronger is an engrossing narrative sure to inspire women of all ages. A former overweight smoker turned marathoner, Margaret Webb runs with elite older women, follows a high-performance training plan devised by experts, and examines research that shows ho endurance training can stal

Sep 12, 2014
Physics in minutes by Sparrow, Giles, 1970- author.

Physics in minutes

"The fastest way to learn the facts of physics, from black holes to quarks and gluons"--Page 4 of cover.

Sep 12, 2014
Pilates for breast cancer survivors - a guide to recovery, healing, and wellness by Aaronson, Naomi, author.

Pilates for breast cancer survivors - a guide to recovery, healing, and wellness

Sep 12, 2014
Practical projects for self-sufficiency - DIY projects to get your self-reliant lifestyle started by Peterson, Chris, 1961-

Practical projects for self-sufficiency - DIY projects to get your self-reliant lifestyle started

Have you ever wanted to build your own chicken coop, cider press, or herb-drying rack? How about a clever two-bin composter, horse-blanket washing machine, or genuine Langstroth beehive? In Practical Projects for Self-Sufficiency, you'll find these projects and a couple of dozen more to help you develop and grow your self-reliant lifestyle. Where most self-sufficiency books give you pages of words and a couple of small drawings for an explanation, this book shows you exactly how to do things, em

Sep 12, 2014
Profiles in Christian courage - extraordinary inspiration for everyday life by Walters, Kerry S., author.

Profiles in Christian courage - extraordinary inspiration for everyday life

Sep 12, 2014
Linguistics - a complete introduction by Hornsby, David, 1963- author.

Linguistics - a complete introduction

A comprehensive yet easy-to-use introduction to understanding linguistics. Hornsby explains linguistic thought, syntax, sound systems, language acquisition, and much more. This book will be helpful whether you are studying for an exam or essay, or you simply want to improve your knowledge.

Sep 12, 2014
The swift diet - 4 weeks to mend the belly, lose the weight, and get rid of the bloat by Swift, Kathie Madonna.

The swift diet - 4 weeks to mend the belly, lose the weight, and get rid of the bloat

"As a clinical nutritionist over the past three decades working at the country's premier health and wellness centers, Kathie Madonna Swift has worked with thousands of clients. What she has consistently found is that women who want to lose weight nearly always have additional digestive issues, such as gas, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. Many also suffer from seemingly unrelated ailments like joint pain and troublesome skin. The truly effective, cutting-edge strategies that she developed f

Sep 12, 2014
The unsubstantial air - American fliers in the First World War by Hynes, Samuel, 1924-

The unsubstantial air - American fliers in the First World War

Sep 12, 2014
Rules of the game by Strauss, Neil.

Rules of the game

Provides advice for men on how to approach women, ask them for dates, and get a positive response, and recounts the author's experiences with women.

Sep 12, 2014
Zoologies - on animals and the human spirit by Deming, Alison Hawthorne, 1946-

Zoologies - on animals and the human spirit

"Humans were surrounded by other animals from the beginning of time: they were food, clothes, adversaries, companions, jokes, and gods. And yet, our companions in evolution are leaving the world - both as physical beings and spiritual symbols - and not returning. In this collection of linked essays, Alison Hawthorne Deming asks, and seeks to answer: what does the disappearance of animals mean for human imagination and existence? Moving from mammoth hunts to dying house cats, she explores profoun

Sep 12, 2014