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The Haumana hula handbook - a manual for the student of Hawaiian dance by Uchiyama, Mahealani, author.

The Haumana hula handbook - a manual for the student of Hawaiian dance

"Emphasizes the importance of cultural literacy in teaching hula, beginning with an overview of the origins of hula, its history in Hawai'i, and the primacy of the spiritual focus of the dance. Introduces halau etiquette and practices, and explains the format of a traditional hula presentation, together with the genres of hula and the regalia worn by the dancers. Practical components include sections on Hawaiian language and chant and a glossary of hula commands and footwork"--

Aug 24, 2016
Halloween! - tricks, treats, fun and sweets - 25 seasonal ideas for all the family, with 100 photographs by

Halloween! - tricks, treats, fun and sweets - 25 seasonal ideas for all the family, with 100 photographs

Offers ideas to celebrate the traditional festival of Halloween. This title features carved pumpkins, deliciously warming dishes, sweet treats, festive displays, games and disguises for the whole family. It offers easy-to-follow ideas with complete instructions and inspirational photographs.

Aug 24, 2016
Dancing with the devil - the perils of engaging rogue regimes by Rubin, Michael, 1971-

Dancing with the devil - the perils of engaging rogue regimes

Traces the history of American diplomacy with rogue regimes, including Iran, Iraq, Libya, and Pakistan, to consider why the strategy of dialogue as a first resort has been flawed and whether basic assumptions about them are faulty.

Aug 24, 2016
DK eyewitness travel Canada. by

DK eyewitness travel Canada.

A travel guide that takes you straight to the best attractions Canada has on offer. Packed with photographs, illustrations and detailed maps, it helps you discover Canada region-by region; from rural coastal villages to flat prairies and teeming metropolises. It also offers 3D cutaways and floorplans of all the must-see sites.

Aug 24, 2016
Double ace - the life of Robert Lee Scott Jr., pilot, hero, and teller of tall tales by Coram, Robert, author.

Double ace - the life of Robert Lee Scott Jr., pilot, hero, and teller of tall tales

"Recounts the storied life and military career of the American flying Ace who flew missions in China alongside the “Flying Tigers” during World War II and helped found Georgia's Museum of Aviation,"--NoveList.

Aug 24, 2016
Female serial killers by Rauf, Don, author.

Female serial killers

Aug 24, 2016
Evolution by Ayala, Francisco José, 1934-

Evolution

Aug 24, 2016
Libertarians on the prairie - Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the making of the Little House Books by Woodside, Christine, 1959- author.

Libertarians on the prairie - Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the making of the Little House Books

"Generations of children have fallen in love with the pioneer saga of the Ingalls family, of Pa and Ma, Laura and her sisters, and their loyal dog, Jack. Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books have taught millions of Americans about frontier life, giving inspiration to many and in the process becoming icons of our national identity. Yet few realize that this cherished bestselling series wandered far from the actual history of the Ingalls family and from what Laura herself understood to be cen

Aug 24, 2016
3 skeins or less - modern baby knits - 23 knitted baby garments, blankets, toys, and more! by Gray, Tanis, author.

3 skeins or less - modern baby knits - 23 knitted baby garments, blankets, toys, and more!

"When it comes to baby knits, only the cutest garments will do! It's even better when they use only 1, 2, or 3 skeins of yarn. Whether you're whipping up something special for your own little one or need an easy gift for a baby shower, you'll find lots of adorable options in 3 Skeins or Less: Modern Baby Knits. Create a chic, kimono-style sweater for a budding fashionista, or an adorable striped romper for a bouncing baby boy. A cozy colorwork beanie will keep little one|s head warm through the

Aug 24, 2016
Chicken Soup for the Soul- The Power of Gratitude. by Newmark, Amy.

Chicken Soup for the Soul- The Power of Gratitude.

A collection of 101 inspiring stories by people who have changed their lives for the better by actively practicing gratitude, by saying thanks, and by stopping and thinking about their blessings, even on a bad day. Print run 50,000.

Aug 24, 2016
Building a new majority by Balzano, Michael P., author.

Building a new majority

Aug 24, 2016
Angels with dirty faces - how Argentinian soccer defined a nation and changed the game forever by Wilson, Jonathan, 1976- author.

Angels with dirty faces - how Argentinian soccer defined a nation and changed the game forever

Aug 24, 2016
Albert Murray - Collected Essays & Memoirs - The Omni-americans / South to a Very Old Place / the Hero and the Blues / Stomping the Blues / the Blue Devils of Nada by Murray, Albert/ Gates Jr., Henry Louis (EDT)/ Devlin, Paul (EDT)

Albert Murray - Collected Essays & Memoirs - The Omni-americans / South to a Very Old Place / the Hero and the Blues / Stomping the Blues / the Blue Devils of Nada

Aug 24, 2016
Android Phones for Dummies by Gookin, Dan

Android Phones for Dummies

Aug 24, 2016
Altamont - the Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the inside story of rock's darkest day by Selvin, Joel, author.

Altamont - the Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the inside story of rock's darkest day

In this breathtaking cultural history filled with exclusive, never-before-revealed details, celebrated rock journalist Joel Selvin tells the definitive story of the Rolling Stones' infamous Altamont concert in San Francisco, the disastrous historic event that marked the end of the idealistic 1960s. The product of 20 years of research and dozens of interviews with many key players, including medical staff, Hells Angels members, the stage crew, and the musicians who were there, this is the ultimat

Aug 24, 2016
Angelic music - the story of Benjamin Franklin's glass armonica by Mead, Corey.

Angelic music - the story of Benjamin Franklin's glass armonica

Aug 24, 2016
The ABCs of socialism by

The ABCs of socialism

"Slim, accessible, inexpensive, irreverent introduction to socialism by the writers of Jacobin magazine The remarkable run of self-proclaimed "democratic socialist" Bernie Sanders for president of the United States has prompted--for the first time in decades and to the shock of many--a national conversation about socialism. A New York Times poll in late November found that a majority of Democrats had a favorable view of socialism, and in New Hampshire in February, more than half of Democratic vo

Aug 24, 2016
Apostle of Union - a political biography of Edward Everett by Mason, Matthew, 1968-

Apostle of Union - a political biography of Edward Everett

Aug 24, 2016
Anyone Can Create an App - Beginning Iphone and Ipad Programming by Wise, Wendy

Anyone Can Create an App - Beginning Iphone and Ipad Programming

Aug 24, 2016
Buffering - unshared tales of a life fully loaded by Hart, Hannah, 1986- author.

Buffering - unshared tales of a life fully loaded

The popular YouTube personality presents a collection of personal narrative essays on faith, family, love, sexuality, self-worth, and friendship.

Aug 24, 2016