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Telling the truth - the Gospel as tragedy, comedy, and fairy tale by Buechner, Frederick, 1926-

Telling the truth - the Gospel as tragedy, comedy, and fairy tale

Gift of Union Presby. Church Sustain Trust Fund.

Oct 14, 2014
Tantrums! - managing meltdowns in public and private by Phelan, Thomas W., 1943- author.

Tantrums! - managing meltdowns in public and private

Noting that of all the behavioral problems parents face from their children, temper tantrums may be the most upsetting, this handbook arms confused and frustrated parents with simple, easy-to-follow directions on how to best manage the problem and guide kids appropriately. Readers will learn the three main causes of temper tantrums, the true power of the "10-Second Rule," the anatomy of a typical tantrum, and the chief problems with attempting to reason with or distract a child. A sound and effe

Oct 15, 2014
Tales for little rebels - a collection of radical children's literature by

Tales for little rebels - a collection of radical children's literature

From the Publisher: In 1912, a revolutionary chick cries, "Strike down the wall!" and liberates itself from the "egg state." In 1940, ostriches pull their heads out of the sand and unite to fight fascism. In 1972, Baby X grows up without a gender and is happy about it. Rather than teaching children to obey authority, to conform, or to seek redemption through prayer, twentieth-century leftists encouraged children to question the authority of those in power. Tales for Little Rebels collects forty-

Oct 16, 2014
Take this bread - a radical conversion by Miles, Sara, 1952-

Take this bread - a radical conversion

Raised as an atheist, Sara Miles lived an enthusiastically secular life. Then early one morning, for no earthly reason, she wandered into a church. "I was certainly not interested in becoming a Christian," she writes, "or, as I thought of it rather less politely, a religious nut." But she ate a piece of bread, took a sip of wine, and found herself radically transformed. The sacrament of communion has sustained Miles ever since, in a faith she'd scorned, in work she'd never imagined. Here she tel

Oct 14, 2014
Take command - lessons in leadership - how to be a first responder in business by Wood, Jake, 1983- author.

Take command - lessons in leadership - how to be a first responder in business

Explores "the ability to have clarity of mind and purpose when surrounded by chaos, to operate at peak performance under risk, to be able to see clearly when others are blinded by fear--and act when others are paralyzed, to craft plans even with incomplete information, then execute those plans decisively while still being nimble and adaptable enough to iterate as the terrain changes, to deliver in the clutch, [and] to build teams with high impact, and then inspire those teams to follow you into

Oct 20, 2014
Sylvia - queen of the headhunters - an eccentric Englishwoman and her lost kingdom by Eade, Philip.

Sylvia - queen of the headhunters - an eccentric Englishwoman and her lost kingdom

Documents the story of the world's first white Ranee, the controversial consort of Sir Vyner Brooke, covering her relationship with her family, her role as her husband's private secretary, her decadence, and her literary achievements.

Oct 16, 2014
Swimming with warlords - a dozen-year journey across the Afghan War by Sites, Kevin, author.

Swimming with warlords - a dozen-year journey across the Afghan War

In this electrifying first-person account, journatist and author Kevin Sites goes deep into the geopolitical morass of Afghanistan to emerge with critical insights into both a people and a war that few truly comprehend.

Oct 20, 2014
Swim, bike, run-- eat - the complete guide to fueling your triathlon by Holland, Tom, 1969-

Swim, bike, run-- eat - the complete guide to fueling your triathlon

Oct 14, 2014
Sweet - our best cupcakes, cookies, candy, and more by

Sweet - our best cupcakes, cookies, candy, and more

This collection of recipes, taken from the pages of Food Network Magazine, includes over-the-top brownies, super fun cupcakes, show-off layer cakes, one-of-a-kind cookies, and much more. Each recipes has been triple-tested, and there are ideas for every occasion.

Oct 16, 2014
Surprised by joy - the shape of my early life ; The four loves by Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963.

Surprised by joy - the shape of my early life ; The four loves

Oct 15, 2014
Superstorm - nine days inside Hurricane Sandy by Miles, Kathryn, 1974- author.

Superstorm - nine days inside Hurricane Sandy

" The first complete moment-by-moment account of the largest Atlantic storm system ever recorded-a hurricane like no other. The sky was lit by a full moon on October 29, 2012, but nobody on the eastern seaboard of the United States could see it. Everything had been consumed by cloud. The storm's immensity caught the attention of scientists on the International Space Station. Even from there, it seemed almost limitless: 1.8 million square feet of tightly coiled bands so huge they filled the windo

Oct 20, 2014
Sunday suppers - recipes, gatherings by Mordechai, Karen, author.

Sunday suppers - recipes, gatherings

Oct 20, 2014
Strike! - the farm workers' fight for their rights by Brimner, Larry Dane.

Strike! - the farm workers' fight for their rights

A history of Cesar Chavez and the farm workers movement.

Oct 16, 2014
Stories of my life by Paterson, Katherine, author.

Stories of my life

"From her childhood in China to the moment she won her first National Book Award, literary icon Katherine Paterson shares the personal stories that inspired her children's books"--Amazon.com.

Oct 20, 2014
Stonewalled - My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama's Washington by Attkisson, Sharyl

Stonewalled - My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama's Washington

Oct 17, 2014
Spiritual law - the essence of Swedenborg's Divine Providence by Hill, Joanna V.

Spiritual law - the essence of Swedenborg's Divine Providence

Oct 20, 2014
Special deluxe - [a memoir of life & cars] by Young, Neil, 1945- author.

Special deluxe - [a memoir of life & cars]

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee traces his six-decade career through the cars he has owned, discussing how they are reflecting new understandings about the environmental impact of automobiles.

Oct 17, 2014
Spanish demystified by Petrow, Jenny.

Spanish demystified

A step-by-step guide through the key fundamentals of the Spanish language covers everyday topics and conversational expressions and includes an audio CD to provide oral practice and pronunciation basics.

Oct 20, 2014
Soup for two - small-batch recipes for one, two, or a few by Pruess, Joanna, author.

Soup for two - small-batch recipes for one, two, or a few

Oct 15, 2014
Songwriters on songwriting by Zollo, Paul.

Songwriters on songwriting

Oct 14, 2014