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Last of the giants - the rise and fall of Earth's most dominant species by Campbell, Jeff, author.

Last of the giants - the rise and fall of Earth's most dominant species

A chronicle of the planet's extinct megafauna profiles such creatures as passenger pigeons, moas, thylacines, and baiji to identify modern-world threats to extant species and how they can be saved.

Jul 23, 2016
Lakota woman by Brave Bird, Mary.

Lakota woman

Relates the experiences of a Native American woman who grew up on a reservation and joined in the revolution for Native American rights during the 1960s and 1970s.

Jul 23, 2016
Kian & JC - don't try this at home by Lawley, Kian, author.

Kian & JC - don't try this at home

Kian Lawley and JC Caylen provide a wild and entirely true account of their rise to Internet fame.

Jul 23, 2016
The keys / They Don't Want You to Read This Book by DJ Khaled.

The keys / They Don't Want You to Read This Book

Jul 23, 2016
The Kennedys by Burling, Alexis, author.

The Kennedys

Introduces the Kennedy family, discussing their impact on the government and politics of the United States.

Jul 23, 2016
Jane - a murder by Nelson, Maggie, 1973-

Jane - a murder

Jul 23, 2016
Give me wings - how a choir of former slaves took on the world by Lowinger, Kathy, author.

Give me wings - how a choir of former slaves took on the world

The story of the "Jubilee Singers, [who] traveled from Cincinnati to New York, following the path of the Underground Railroad. With every performance they endangered their lives and those of the people helping them, but they also broke down barriers between blacks and whites, lifted spirits, and even helped influence modern American music: the Jubilees were the first to introduce spirituals outside their black communities [and are still active and highly regarded today]"--Amazon.com.

Jul 23, 2016
Best cobblers & crisps ever - no-fail recipes for rustic fruit desserts by Sweeney, Monica, author.

Best cobblers & crisps ever - no-fail recipes for rustic fruit desserts

"These classic and rustic American desserts are comfort foods at their best. And they're so easy to make--think of them as pie's less intimidating, equally delicious cousin. Make amazing weeknight desserts or entertain a crowd with this collection of 50 recipes, accompanied by beautiful, full-color photography,"--page [4] of cover.

Jul 23, 2016
How to ruin everything - essays by Watsky, 1986- author.

How to ruin everything - essays

Jul 23, 2016
How the toilet changed history by Perdew, Laura.

How the toilet changed history

This book examines the invention of the toilet and explores how improving sanitation has changed cities and human health.

Jul 23, 2016
How the light bulb changed history by Bailey, Diane, 1966- author.

How the light bulb changed history

Jul 23, 2016
How the automobile changed history by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

How the automobile changed history

This book examines the automobile's start as a motorized carriage, how it works, and its evolution into the world's principal method of transportation with cultural, industrial, and environmental influences.

Jul 23, 2016
Hearing voices, living fully - living with the voices in my head by Bien, Claire, author.

Hearing voices, living fully - living with the voices in my head

When Claire Bien first began hearing voices, they were infrequent, benign and seemingly just curious about her life and the world around her. But the more attention Claire paid, the more frequently they began to speak, and the darker their intentions became...Despite escalating paranoia, an initial diagnosis of Schizophreniform Disorder and taking medication with debilitating side effects, Claire learned to face her demons and manage her condition without the need for long-term medication. In th

Jul 23, 2016
Bomb squad technician by Perritano, John.

Bomb squad technician

It takes a special kind of bravery to face down a live bomb ... but the people in this book demonstrate that courage every time they go to work. Experts on bomb squads around the world face new dangers every day. Inside, read how they stay ahead of the bombers and how they train their minds and bodies to handle the stress of disarming explosive devices. --Amazon.com.

Jul 23, 2016
A complete practical guide to caged & aviary birds - how to keep pet birds, with expert advice on buying, housing, feeding, handling, breeding and exhibiting by Alderton, David, 1956- author.

A complete practical guide to caged & aviary birds - how to keep pet birds, with expert advice on buying, housing, feeding, handling, breeding and exhibiting

This is an essential reference manual for bird-keepers of all levels - from the novice looking to keep a single pet bird indoors to the seasoned breeder wishing to extend an existing aviary collection. A close look at more than 250 examples provides a fascinating insight into the coloration, characteristics, weaknesses and breeding habits of each of the major groups: waxbills, weavers, wydahs, canaries and related finches, quails and pheasants, softbills, Australian parakeets, cockatiels, cockat

Jul 23, 2016
Apache Spark in 24 Hours by Aven, Jeffrey

Apache Spark in 24 Hours

Jul 23, 2016
Armageddon - the battle to stop Obama's third term by Morris, Dick, author.

Armageddon - the battle to stop Obama's third term

"Timed for the critical presidential election season, New York Times bestselling author and noted political commentator Dick Morris provides a strategy and position on the issues for Republicans to attract crucial new voters to the party in order to win back the White House in 2016 and put an end to the Obama agenda of ruinous socialism. The presidential election of 2016 is truly America's Armageddon -- a decisive battle that will determine the future of this country. At stake is the vision of

Jul 23, 2016
Eureka! - 50 scientists who shaped human history by Grant, John,d1949- author.

Eureka! - 50 scientists who shaped human history

Profiles fifty scientists from Pythagoras to James Hansen, describing their achievements and lasting impact on human history.

Jul 23, 2016
Enough said - what's gone wrong with the language of politics? by Thompson, Mark John, 1957-

Enough said - what's gone wrong with the language of politics?

"'Free speech' always has been limited by obstacles: national, state, or local laws, organizational rules, social restrictions, incomplete transmission via technology, and the limits of language itself. Now, with the advent of social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, and YouTube, a new era has emerged, and free speech has exploded. Never before have we enjoyed such free and diverse access to information, or more freedom to debate issues. But with such openness of languag

Jul 23, 2016
Encyclopedia of herbal medicine / 550 Herbs and Remedies for Common Ailments by Chevallier, Andrew, author.

Encyclopedia of herbal medicine / 550 Herbs and Remedies for Common Ailments

Provides an herb directory with photographic index, guidelines for growing medicinal plants and making home remedies, and historical and cultural perspectives for herbal medicine around the world.

Jul 23, 2016