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Crazy for crochet - 70 projects you'll love to make- hats, slippers, sweaters, bags, pillows, blankets, potholders, and more by Brandal, Lilly Secilie, 1965-

Crazy for crochet - 70 projects you'll love to make- hats, slippers, sweaters, bags, pillows, blankets, potholders, and more

Includes "patterns for every skill level, from scarves and blankets to socks and slippers, from hats and pillows to lampshades and cluthces" along with "helpful tips for using unusual stitches and a variety of edgings, swatches, and crocheted flowers to dress up any project." -- From p.4 of cover.

Jun 26, 2016
The botany of desire - a plant's-eye view of the world by Pollan, Michael.

The botany of desire - a plant's-eye view of the world

Focusing on the human relationship with plants, uses botany to explore four basic human desires--sweetness, beauty, intoxication, and control--through of four plants that embody them: the apple, tulip, marijuana, and potato.

Jun 26, 2016
A botanist's vocabulary - 1300 terms explained and illustrated by Pell, Susan K., author.

A botanist's vocabulary - 1300 terms explained and illustrated

Jun 26, 2016
Blending families - merging households with kids 8-18 by Crow, Trevor, author.

Blending families - merging households with kids 8-18

Jun 26, 2016
Black slaves, Indian masters - slavery, emancipation, and citizenship in the Native American south by Krauthamer, Barbara, 1967-

Black slaves, Indian masters - slavery, emancipation, and citizenship in the Native American south

Jun 26, 2016
The big thing - how to complete your creative project even if you're a lazy, self-doubting procrastinator like me by Korkki, Phyllis, author.

The big thing - how to complete your creative project even if you're a lazy, self-doubting procrastinator like me

"New York Times business writer Phyllis Korkki explores what drives people to pursue their dreams of creating the next Big Thing, documenting through stories, case studies, and science, the productive habits and behaviors of those who achieve success"--

Jun 26, 2016
Beyond Human - How Cutting-edge Science Is Extending Our Lives by Herold, Eve

Beyond Human - How Cutting-edge Science Is Extending Our Lives

Jun 26, 2016
Beyond consequences, logic, and control- a love-based approach to helping attachment-challenged children with severe behaviors by Forbes, Heather T.

Beyond consequences, logic, and control- a love-based approach to helping attachment-challenged children with severe behaviors

Jun 26, 2016
Being Jazz - my life as a (transgender) teen by Jennings, Jazz, author.

Being Jazz - my life as a (transgender) teen

The author reccounts how her public experiences have influenced her attitude towards the transgender community, as she works to educate others about transgenderism while navigating the challenges of being a teenager.

Jun 26, 2016
Being human in God's world - an Old Testament theology of humanity by McConville, J. G. (J. Gordon), author.

Being human in God's world - an Old Testament theology of humanity

Jun 26, 2016
The beginner's guide to writing knitting patterns - learn to write patterns others can knit by Atherley, Kate, author.

The beginner's guide to writing knitting patterns - learn to write patterns others can knit

Teaches knitters how to write knitting patterns, including how to handle multiple sizes and how to establish a personal style sheet.

Jun 26, 2016
Becoming nature - learning the language of wild animals and plants by Song, Tamarack, 1948- author.

Becoming nature - learning the language of wild animals and plants

Jun 26, 2016
Basic Training of the Young Horse - Dressage - Jumping - Cross-Country by Klimke, Ingrid/ Klimke, Reiner

Basic Training of the Young Horse - Dressage - Jumping - Cross-Country

Jun 26, 2016
Assimilate or go home - notes from a failed missionary on rediscovering faith by Mayfield, Danielle L., author.

Assimilate or go home - notes from a failed missionary on rediscovering faith

Jun 26, 2016
Through the valley - my captivity in Vietnam by Reeder, William, Jr., author.

Through the valley - my captivity in Vietnam

"Through the Valley is the captivating memoir of the last U.S. Army soldier taken prisoner during the Vietnam War. A narrative of courage, hope, and survival, Through the Valley is more than just a war story. It also portrays the thrill and horror of combat, the fear and anxiety of captivity, and the stories of friendships forged and friends lost."--Provided by publisher.

Jun 26, 2016
It's not okay by Dorfman, Andi, author.

It's not okay

"Andi Dorfman, the beloved finalist of season eighteen of The Bachelor who infamously rejected Juan Pablo and went on to star on season ten of The Bachelorette, dishes about what it's like to live out a love story--and its collapse--in front of the cameras, offering hard-won advice for moving on after a break-up, public or not"--

Jun 26, 2016
It's show time. Circus tricks- learning fun for horses and rider by Czarnecki, Sylvia, author.

It's show time. Circus tricks- learning fun for horses and rider

Circus tricks don't just look impressive, but they also develop trustbetween horse and handler. In addition, they are a supplying exercise and bring variety into training. What is special about this book is that the author doesn't represent one single training system but instead combines years of practical experience and her knowledge of equine learning behaviour to show how to traintowards exercises such as bow, lying down, sitting and more.

Jun 26, 2016
Good measure - knit a perfect fit every time by Newton, Deborah.

Good measure - knit a perfect fit every time

Jun 26, 2016
Glorious Gulf of Mexico - life below the blue by Cancelmo, Jesse, author.

Glorious Gulf of Mexico - life below the blue

Jun 26, 2016
Geometry for Dummies by Ryan, Mark

Geometry for Dummies

Jun 26, 2016