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The Engineering Book - From the Catapult to the Curiosity Rover- 250 Milestones in the History of Engineering by Brain, Marshall

The Engineering Book - From the Catapult to the Curiosity Rover- 250 Milestones in the History of Engineering

May 27, 2015
The evolution of Washington, DC - historical selections from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection at the George Washington University by Goode, James M.

The evolution of Washington, DC - historical selections from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection at the George Washington University

"The Evolution of Washington, DC is a striking volume featuring select pieces of the extraordinary collection of Washingtoniana donated by Albert H. Small to the George Washington University in 2011. It showcases treasures such as an 1860 lithograph of the equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson in front of the White House and a contemporary print of old Potomac River steamboats. Other unique pieces include early designs for the White House, the Capitol, and the Washington Monument as well as presid

May 27, 2015
Find Momo coast to coast - my dog is taking a road trip, can you find him? by Knapp, Andrew, 1982- author.

Find Momo coast to coast - my dog is taking a road trip, can you find him?

Readers are provided with one hundred photographs of landscapes, houses, bridges, and other scenes and asked to find the border collie, Momo.

May 27, 2015
Finding your way to change - how the power of motivational interviewing can reveal what you want and help you get there by Zuckoff, Allan, 1960-

Finding your way to change - how the power of motivational interviewing can reveal what you want and help you get there

"Why is it so difficult to make life changes that are urgently desired, even needed? Whether it's eating healthier, pulling the plug on an unsatisfying job, or ending self-destructive patterns in relationships, old habits die hard. The good news is, it'sperfectly normal to feel stuck--and with motivational interviewing (MI), you can understand what's keeping you there and how to break free. Allan Zuckoff and Bonnie Gorscak are MI experts who translate this proven counseling approach into powerfu

May 27, 2015
Fine gardening grow healthier & easier gardens - 698 tips and techniques by Fine Gardening (COR)

Fine gardening grow healthier & easier gardens - 698 tips and techniques

Presents gardening tips and tricks, including pruning advice, how to ready the garden for winter, and ways to keep pests away.

May 27, 2015
Firefight - the century-long battle to integrate New York's bravest by Otis, Ginger Adams.

Firefight - the century-long battle to integrate New York's bravest

May 27, 2015
The essential Ginsberg by Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997, author.

The essential Ginsberg

"A collection of essential poems, essays, letters, songs, and photographs which aims to introduce new readers to the scope of Allen Ginsberg's work in its prolific and profound diversity"--

May 27, 2015
Elon Musk - Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future by Vance, Ashlee, author.

Elon Musk - Tesla, SpaceX, and the quest for a fantastic future

"There are few industrialists in history who could match Elon Musk's relentless drive and ingenious vision. A modern alloy of Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Howard Hughes, and Steve Jobs, Musk is the man behind PayPal, Tesla Motors, SpaceX, and SolarCity, each of which has sent shock waves throughout American business and industry. More than any other executive today, Musk has dedicated his energies and his own vast fortune to inventing a future that is as rich and far-reaching as a science fiction

May 27, 2015
Delinquent palaces - poems by Chapman, Danielle.

Delinquent palaces - poems

May 27, 2015
Deep South dish - homestyle Southern recipes by Foreman, Mary.

Deep South dish - homestyle Southern recipes

"Mary Foreman loves to share her Homestyle Southern Recipes - like her mother and grandmother used to make. A popular food blogger and recipe developer, Mary gets millions of unique page views per year to her blog Deepsouthdish.com. She calls on her heritage of good cooking for recipes that all have one thing in common - incredibly great taste! So pull up a chair, grab a glass of sweet tea, and join Mary in dishing up good ole southern recipes from the Deep South USA."--

May 27, 2015
Designed for the future - 80 practical ideas for a sustainable world by

Designed for the future - 80 practical ideas for a sustainable world

"What design represents the best hopes for our future success on earth? Designed for the Future: 80 Practical Ideas for a Sustainable World asks American and international landscape architects, architects, planners, urban designers, policymakers, writers, and sustainable designers to answer the question in five hundred words or less. Each person outlines how a project or design practice, historic or contemporary, has created a more positive relationship between the built and natural environments

May 27, 2015
The deluxe food lover's companion by Herbst, Ron, author.

The deluxe food lover's companion

Offers more than seven thousand alphabetical entries providing information on all aspects of cooking and dining, including food preparation methods, cooking utensils, serving suggestions, ingredients, wines, and meat cuts.

May 27, 2015
The digital doctor - hope, hype, and harm at the dawn of medicine's computer age by Wachter, Robert M., author.

The digital doctor - hope, hype, and harm at the dawn of medicine's computer age

For the past few decades, technology has been touted as the cure for all of healthcare's ills, yet medicine stubbornly resisted computerization-- until now. Thanks largely to billions of dollars in federal incentives, healthcare has finally gone digital. Wachter examines healthcare at the dawn of its computer age, and shows how technology is changing care at the bedside. He questions whether government intervention has been useful or destructive-- and does so with clarity, insight, humor, and co

May 27, 2015
Digital gold - Bitcoin and the inside story of the misfits and millionaires trying to reinvent money by Popper, Nathaniel, author.

Digital gold - Bitcoin and the inside story of the misfits and millionaires trying to reinvent money

"A New York Times technology and business reporter charts the dramatic rise of Bitcoin and the fascinating personalities who are striving to create a new global money for the Internet age"--

May 27, 2015
Donna Bell's Bake Shop - recipes and stories of family, friends, and food by Perrette, Pauley, 1969- author.

Donna Bell's Bake Shop - recipes and stories of family, friends, and food

"Nestled in the heart of midtown New York is a little shop with a big story. An all-natural bake shop that specializes in Southern baked goods, Donna Bell's is owned by Pauley Perrette, the actress who plays 'Abby Scuito' on CBS's NCIS, and her two best friends, Darren Greenblatt and Matthew Sandusky ... With recipes for favorites like buttermilk biscuits, chocolate chip-almond scones, and peach streusel muffins; and personal photographs from Pauley, Darren, Matthew, and Donna Bell herself, this

May 27, 2015
Don't throw away tomorrow - living God's dream for your life by Schuller, Robert H. (Robert Harold), 1926-2015.

Don't throw away tomorrow - living God's dream for your life

May 27, 2015
The family calendar cookbook - from birthdays to bake sales, good food to carry you through the year by Banfield, Kelsey, author.

The family calendar cookbook - from birthdays to bake sales, good food to carry you through the year

Offers no-fuss recipes for every occasion throughout the year, including bake sales, weeknight dinners, holiday meals, school events, potlucks, and celebrations, with presentation ideas and family craft projects.

May 27, 2015
Experiencing Rush - a listener's companion by Bowman, Durrell, author.

Experiencing Rush - a listener's companion

May 27, 2015
Elena vanishing - a memoir by Dunkle, Elena, author.

Elena vanishing - a memoir

"Seventeen-year-old Elena is vanishing. Every day means renewed determination, so every day means fewer calories. This is the story of a girl whose armor against anxiety becomes artillery against herself as she battles on both sides of a lose-lose war in a struggle with anorexia"--Amazon.com.

May 27, 2015
Dudefood - a guy's guide to cooking kick-ass food by Churchill, Dan.

Dudefood - a guy's guide to cooking kick-ass food

"From the breakout star of MasterChef Australia, Dan Churchill's DudeFood, a cookbook that will educate, motivate, and inspire men to put on an apron and turn on the oven. Attention, dudes: you no longer have an excuse to avoid the kitchen. Dan Churchill has written a cookbook for guys who have always wanted to cook, but don't know where to start; boyfriends who are intimated by a frying pan; and sons who have too long relied on their parents for meals. These mouth-watering recipes are easy to r

May 27, 2015