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Ancient Aztecs by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Ancient Aztecs

"In Ancient Aztecs, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the Aztec civilization, including their military power and feats of engineering. Engaging text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more."--Publisher's web site.

Aug 28, 2015
Ancient China by Atkins, Marcie Flinchum, author.

Ancient China

"In Ancient China, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient China, including their technological wonders and feats of construction. Engaging text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more."--Publisher's website.

Aug 28, 2015
Ancient Geece by Bailey, Diane, 1966- author.

Ancient Geece

Readers will discover the history and accomplishments of the people of ancient Greece, including their cultural achievements and feats of construction.

Aug 28, 2015
Ancient Egypt by Amstutz, Lisa J., author.

Ancient Egypt

"In Ancient Egypt, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient Egypt, including their extraordinary cultural achievements and feats of construction. Engaging text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more."--Publisher's website.

Aug 28, 2015
Ancient India by Rowell, Rebecca, author.

Ancient India

"In Ancient India, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient India, including their enduring religions and rich literary traditions. Engaging text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more."--Publisher's web site.

Aug 28, 2015
Ancient Mesopotamia by Head, Tom, author.

Ancient Mesopotamia

"In Ancient Mesopotamia, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the ancient Mesopotamians, including their extraordinary cultural achievements and technological wonders. Engaging text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more."--Publisher's web site.

Aug 28, 2015
Ancient Maya by Edwards, Sue Bradford, author.

Ancient Maya

"In Ancient Maya, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the Maya people, including their advanced mathematics and massive stone cities. Engaging text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more."--Publisher's website.

Aug 28, 2015
Are prisons obsolete? by Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-

Are prisons obsolete?

From the Publisher: Amid rising public concern about the proliferation and privatization of prisons, and their promise of enormous profits, world-renowned author and activist Angela Y. Davis argues for the abolition of the prison system as the dominant way of responding to America's social ills. "In thinking about the possible obsolescence of the prison," Davis writes, "we should ask how it is that so many people could end up in prison without major debates regarding the efficacy of incarceratio

Aug 28, 2015
Ancient Rome by Hamen, Susan E., author.

Ancient Rome

"In Ancient Rome, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the ancient Romans, including their military power and feats of engineering. Engaging text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more."--Publisher's web site.

Aug 28, 2015
The art of cello playing - a complete textbook-method for private or class instruction by Potter, Louis, Jr., 1912-2009.

The art of cello playing - a complete textbook-method for private or class instruction

Aug 28, 2015
A-Z of needlepoint - the ultimate resource for beginners and experienced embroiderers. by

A-Z of needlepoint - the ultimate resource for beginners and experienced embroiderers.

"65 stitches shown in clear photographs and steps."--Back cover.

Aug 28, 2015
Base nation - how U.S. military bases abroad harm America and the world by Vine, David, author.

Base nation - how U.S. military bases abroad harm America and the world

Aug 28, 2015
The Battle of Okinawa - the blood and the bomb by Feifer, George.

The Battle of Okinawa - the blood and the bomb

More people perished during the battle of Okinawa than in the ensuing bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki combined. The Battle of Okinawa offers a stunning account of the last major campaign of World War II and the largest land-sea-air engagement in history. Superbly researched and extraordinarily detailed, this masterpiece of military history is told at the level of the participants themselves, soldiers and civilians alike. In examining the disastrous collision of three disparate cultures--Ameri

Aug 28, 2015
Paid for - my journey through prostitution by Moran, Rachel.

Paid for - my journey through prostitution

Aug 28, 2015
Billion-dollar ball - a journey through the big-money culture of college football by Gaul, Gilbert M., author.

Billion-dollar ball - a journey through the big-money culture of college football

Examines the economics and culture surrounding college football, discussing how in the last decade football programs have overtaken universities, creating entertainment factories where sports are more important than education.

Aug 28, 2015
Bosworth 1485 - the battle that transformed England by Jones, Michael, author.

Bosworth 1485 - the battle that transformed England

In 1485 the Battle of Bosworth marked an epoch in the lives of two great houses: the house of York fell to the ground when Richard III died on the field of battle; and the house of Tudor rose from the massacre to reign for the next hundred years. Michael Jones, co-author of The King's Grave: The Search for Richard III, rewrites this landmark event in English history. He shifts our perspective of its heroes and villains and puts Richard firmly back into the context of his family and his times.

Aug 28, 2015
The annotated Alice, - Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898.

The annotated Alice, - Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass

"Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland comes this richly illustrated and expanded collector's edition of Martin Gardner's The Annotated Alice. First appearing in 1960, The Annotated Alice became an instant classic by, among other things, decoding the wordplay and mathematical riddles embedded within Lewis Carroll's masterpiece. As a result, Martin Gardner's groundbreaking work went on to sell over a million copies, establishing the modest math genius as one of our

Aug 28, 2015
The Anti-Inflammation Diet and Recipe Book - Protect Yourself and Your Family from Heart Disease, Arthritis, Diabetes, Allergies, and More by Black, Jessica K.

The Anti-Inflammation Diet and Recipe Book - Protect Yourself and Your Family from Heart Disease, Arthritis, Diabetes, Allergies, and More

Aug 28, 2015
8 lessons in military leadership for entrepreneurs by Kiyosaki, Robert T., 1947- author.

8 lessons in military leadership for entrepreneurs

Robert Kiyosaki's new book 8 Lessons in Leadership draws from his years at the Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point and his service in the United Sates Marine Corps. With compelling stories and examples and a engaging way of comparing and contrasting two very different cultures and value systems, Robert shares the challenges he faced in transitioning to civilian life & where chain of command and team-over-self once so black and white were muddy and distorted. "Permission to speak freely, sir?"

Aug 28, 2015
3 things successful people do - the road map that will change your life by Maxwell, John C., 1947- author.

3 things successful people do - the road map that will change your life

Aug 28, 2015