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Do not sell at any price - the wild, obsessive hunt for the world's rarest 78 rpm records by Petrusich, Amanda.

Do not sell at any price - the wild, obsessive hunt for the world's rarest 78 rpm records

A celebration of 78 rpm record subculture reveals the growing value of rare records and the determined efforts of their collectors and archivists, exploring the music of blues artists who have been lost to the modern world.

Jul 10, 2014
Cut adrift - families in insecure times by Cooper, Marianne, 1973-

Cut adrift - families in insecure times

"Cut Adrift makes an important and original contribution to the national conversation about inequality and risk in American society. Set against the backdrop of rising economic insecurity and rolled up safety nets, Marianne Cooper explores what keeps Americans up at night. Through poignant case studies, she reveals what families are concerned about, how they manage their anxiety, whose job it is to worry, and how social class shapes all of these dynamics, including what is even worth worrying ab

Jul 10, 2014
Getting financial aid 2015 by

Getting financial aid 2015

Describes the financial aid opportunities at over three thousand two- and four-year colleges, universities, and technical schools, accompanied by a planning calendar, worksheets, itemized charts, and cost-saving tips.

Jul 10, 2014
I said yes to everything - a memoir by Grant, Lee, 1927-

I said yes to everything - a memoir

An Academy Award-winning actress and former Vogue "It Girl" describes her rise to fame and the subsequent destruction of her career caused by being added to the Hollywood blacklist and how she eventually rebuilt her life and career after being exonerated.

Jul 10, 2014
The other blacklist - the African American literary and cultural left of the 1950s by Washington, Mary Helen, author.

The other blacklist - the African American literary and cultural left of the 1950s

Mary Helen Washington recovers the vital role of 1950s leftist politics in the works and lives of modern African American writers and artists. While most histories of McCarthyism focus on the devastation of the blacklist and the intersection of leftist politics and American culture, few include the activities of radical writers and artists from the Black Popular Front. Washington's work incorporates these black intellectuals back into our understanding of mid-twentieth-century African American l

Jul 10, 2014
Operation Shakespeare - the true story of an elite international sting by Shiffman, John, author.

Operation Shakespeare - the true story of an elite international sting

"A Pulitzer Prize finalist presents the rare and intimate narrative of a daring national security sting designed to protect US soldiers, sailors, and pilots from the greatest danger they face on the battlefield--an enemy equipped with American-made weapons and technology. In Operation Shakespeare, investigative journalist John Shiffman traces an audacious and high-risk undercover operation--from Philadelphia to Shiraz to London to Beverly Hills to Tbilisi and Dubai. The sting is launched by an e

Jul 10, 2014
Barron's PSAT/NMSQT, 2014 by Green, Sharon, 1939-

Barron's PSAT/NMSQT, 2014

Offers tips and strategies for how to prepare for and complete each section of the test and provides six practice exams.

Jul 10, 2014
College Board Scholarship handbook 2015. by

College Board Scholarship handbook 2015.

Jul 10, 2014
The forbidden game - golf and the Chinese dream by Washburn, Dan, author.

The forbidden game - golf and the Chinese dream

Jul 10, 2014
The family Romanov - murder, rebellion, and the fall of imperial Russia by Fleming, Candace, author.

The family Romanov - murder, rebellion, and the fall of imperial Russia

From the acclaimed author of Amelia Lost and The Lincolns comes a heartrending narrative nonfiction page-turner--and a perfect resource for meeting Common Core standards. When Russia's last tsar, Nicholas II, inherited the throne in 1894, he was unprepared to do so. With their four daughters (including Anastasia) and only son, a hemophiliac, Nicholas and his reclusive wife, Alexandra, buried their heads in the sand, living a life of opulence as World War I raged outside their door and political

Jul 10, 2014
The alliance - managing talent in the networked age by Hoffman, Reid.

The alliance - managing talent in the networked age

"For most of the 20th century, the relationship between employers and employees in the developed world was all about stability and lifetime loyalty. That has recently changed, giving way to a transactional, laissez-faire approach that serves neither party well. A new arrangement is needed, the authors argue--one built on alliance (usually temporary) and reciprocity. The high-tech start-up community of Silicon Valley is pointing the way--and companies that wish to be similarly agile and entrepren

Jul 10, 2014
The banh mi handbook - recipes for crazy-delicious Vietnamese sandwiches by Nguyen, Andrea Quynhgiao.

The banh mi handbook - recipes for crazy-delicious Vietnamese sandwiches

"A cookbook devoted to the beloved Vietnamese sandwich, with 50 recipes ranging from classic fillings to innovative modern combinations. The Banh Mi Handbook opens a new realm of flavor for cooks who are tired of the same old sandwiches. Who can resist the addictive combination of crisp baguette, succulent fillings (such as grilled pork, roast chicken, or "the special," which is loaded with garlicky pork liver pa^te and thin slices of Vietnamese cold-cuts) and toppings (like tangy daikon and car

Jul 10, 2014
The big bang theory - Edwin Hubble and the origins of the universe by Bortz, Fred, 1944- author.

The big bang theory - Edwin Hubble and the origins of the universe

Examines how the discoveries of Edwin Hubble changed the way scientists viewed the field of cosmology and the origins of the universe.

Jul 10, 2014
Zero to five - 70 essential parenting tips based on science (and what I've learned so far) by Cutchlow, Tracy.

Zero to five - 70 essential parenting tips based on science (and what I've learned so far)

Presents seventy parenting tips based on scientific research, discussing the best ways to help infants sleep well, boosting a child's success in school, handling temper tantrums, and managing consequences and punishments.

Jul 10, 2014
Breaking free - true stories of girls who escaped modern slavery by Sher, Abby, author.

Breaking free - true stories of girls who escaped modern slavery

Tells the stories of three girls who survived sexual slavery and how they are now working to help others who face the same struggle.

Jul 10, 2014
Charles Darwin and the theory of evolution by natural selection by Bortz, Fred, 1944- author.

Charles Darwin and the theory of evolution by natural selection

Provides an overview of Darwin's life, describes the naturalist's voyages and theory of evolution.

Jul 10, 2014
A Chinaman's chance - one family's journey and the Chinese American dream by Liu, Eric.

A Chinaman's chance - one family's journey and the Chinese American dream

"From Tony Hsieh to Amy Chua to Jeremy Lin, Chinese Americans are now arriving at the highest levels of American business, civic life, and culture. But what makes this story of immigrant ascent unique is that Chinese Americans are emerging at just the same moment when China has emerged - and indeed may displace America - at the center of the global scene. What does it mean to be Chinese American in this moment? And how does exploring that question alter our notions of just what an American is an

Jul 10, 2014
Choosing gratitude - your journey to joy by DeMoss, Nancy Leigh.

Choosing gratitude - your journey to joy

Derived from a popular Revive Our Hearts radio series, "Choosing Gratitude: The Path to Joy" challenges and equips the reader to live a life of intention--a life based on thankfulness and for the freedom Christ has provided and for the blessings of others.

Jul 10, 2014
The double helix structure of DNA - James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, and Rosalind Franklin by Albright, R. N.

The double helix structure of DNA - James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, and Rosalind Franklin

Discusses the work of four scientists whose discoveries led to an understanding of DNA's structure and the way it functions.

Jul 10, 2014
The everything guide to codependency - learn how to recognize and change codependent behavior by Sowle, Jennifer J., author.

The everything guide to codependency - learn how to recognize and change codependent behavior

In this reassuring guide, Dr. Jennifer Sowle helps you learn how to identify your own destructive behavior, regain self-esteem, and set healthy boundaries in all types of relationships. You'll learn how to move beyond codependency by discovering patterns in yourself and others, developing non-codependent language and communication skills, learning to journal and practice new skills at home, and engaging your partner in change.

Jul 10, 2014