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American sphinx - the character of Thomas Jefferson by Ellis, Joseph J.

American sphinx - the character of Thomas Jefferson

Offers a reassessment of the life, image, and career of Thomas Jefferson, examining his complex personality, controversies about the man and his beliefs, and his accomplishments

Aug 27, 2015
Amigurumi knits - patterns for 20 cute mini knits by Singh, Hansi.

Amigurumi knits - patterns for 20 cute mini knits

Provides instructions and patterns for creating twenty amigurumi animals and vegetables.

Aug 30, 2015
Amsterdam by Pascoe, Robin, author.

Amsterdam

Describes the highlights of each part of the city, and recommends hotels, shops, art galleries, churches, theaters, bars, and restaurants.

Aug 30, 2015
Amsterdam by Zimmerman, Karla, author.

Amsterdam

Describes points of interest throughout the city, suggests walking tours, offers advice on shopping, and recommends hotels and restaurants.

Aug 30, 2015
Anatomy 360° - the ultimate visual guide to the human body by Roebuck, Jamie, author.

Anatomy 360° - the ultimate visual guide to the human body

Aug 26, 2015
Ancient Aztecs by Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

Ancient Aztecs

"In Ancient Aztecs, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the Aztec civilization, including their military power and feats of engineering. Engaging text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more."--Publisher's web site.

Aug 28, 2015
Ancient China by Atkins, Marcie Flinchum, author.

Ancient China

"In Ancient China, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient China, including their technological wonders and feats of construction. Engaging text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more."--Publisher's website.

Aug 28, 2015
Ancient Egypt by Amstutz, Lisa J., author.

Ancient Egypt

"In Ancient Egypt, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient Egypt, including their extraordinary cultural achievements and feats of construction. Engaging text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more."--Publisher's website.

Aug 28, 2015
Ancient Geece by Bailey, Diane, 1966- author.

Ancient Geece

Readers will discover the history and accomplishments of the people of ancient Greece, including their cultural achievements and feats of construction.

Aug 28, 2015
Ancient India by Rowell, Rebecca, author.

Ancient India

"In Ancient India, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the people of ancient India, including their enduring religions and rich literary traditions. Engaging text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more."--Publisher's web site.

Aug 28, 2015
Ancient Maya by Edwards, Sue Bradford, author.

Ancient Maya

"In Ancient Maya, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the Maya people, including their advanced mathematics and massive stone cities. Engaging text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more."--Publisher's website.

Aug 28, 2015
Ancient Mesopotamia by Head, Tom, author.

Ancient Mesopotamia

"In Ancient Mesopotamia, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the ancient Mesopotamians, including their extraordinary cultural achievements and technological wonders. Engaging text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more."--Publisher's web site.

Aug 28, 2015
Ancient Rome by Hamen, Susan E., author.

Ancient Rome

"In Ancient Rome, readers discover the history and impressive accomplishments of the ancient Romans, including their military power and feats of engineering. Engaging text provides details on the civilization's history, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization, and more."--Publisher's web site.

Aug 28, 2015
Android tablets for dummies by Gookin, Dan, author.

Android tablets for dummies

With Gookin's helpful advice, you can train your Android tablet to do you bidding. From using the address book and navigation system to making phone calls and video chats, this guide has solutions to common problems, as well as information on protecting your tablet and securing your data.

Aug 26, 2015
AP biology 2016 by Wilkes, Allison Ann, author.

AP biology 2016

Provides practice questions with detailed answer explanations that cover everything from natural selection to biological system interaction, with techniques for achieving high exam scores and three realistic practice tests.

Aug 30, 2015
Are prisons obsolete? by Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-

Are prisons obsolete?

From the Publisher: Amid rising public concern about the proliferation and privatization of prisons, and their promise of enormous profits, world-renowned author and activist Angela Y. Davis argues for the abolition of the prison system as the dominant way of responding to America's social ills. "In thinking about the possible obsolescence of the prison," Davis writes, "we should ask how it is that so many people could end up in prison without major debates regarding the efficacy of incarceratio

Aug 30, 2015
Autoimmune Illness and Lyme Disease Recovery Guide - Mending the Body, Mind, and Spirit by Makris, Katina I./ Young-Sowers, Meredith (FRW)

Autoimmune Illness and Lyme Disease Recovery Guide - Mending the Body, Mind, and Spirit

Aug 30, 2015
Badger - the life of Bernard Hinault and the legacy of French cycling. by Fotheringham, William.

Badger - the life of Bernard Hinault and the legacy of French cycling.

"Bernard Hinault is one of the greatest cyclists of all time. He is a five-time winner of the Tour de France and the only man to have won each of the Grand Tours on more than one occasion."--cover.

Aug 25, 2015
Baking with the Brass sisters - over 125 recipes for classic cakes, pies, cookies, breads, desserts, and savories from America's favorite home bakers by Brass, Marilynn.

Baking with the Brass sisters - over 125 recipes for classic cakes, pies, cookies, breads, desserts, and savories from America's favorite home bakers

Aug 30, 2015
Base nation - how U.S. military bases abroad harm America and the world by Vine, David, author.

Base nation - how U.S. military bases abroad harm America and the world

Aug 28, 2015