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What great parents do - 75 simple strategies for raising kids who thrive by Reischer, Erica, author

What great parents do - 75 simple strategies for raising kids who thrive

"A golden rule book to parenting best practices, What Great Parents Do concisely presents key strategies to help parents reshape kids' challenging behaviors, create strong family bonds, and guide children toward becoming happy, kind, responsible adults.What Great Parents Do is an everything-you-need-to-know road map for parenting that you will consult again and again. Psychologist Erica Reischer draws on research in child development and cognitive science to distill the best information about pa

Jul 25, 2016
Water in plain sight - hope for a thirsty world by Schwartz, Judith D., author.

Water in plain sight - hope for a thirsty world

"In a refreshing perspective on water that transcends zero-sum thinking, the author of the groundbreaking Cows Save the Planet, sharing stories from around the globe, offers real-world solutions to today's water crisis,"--NoveList.

Jul 30, 2016
War or peace- avoid the destruction of divorce by Jenkins, Joryn

War or peace- avoid the destruction of divorce

Jul 30, 2016
Village atheists - how America's unbelievers made their way in a Godly nation by Schmidt, Leigh Eric, author.

Village atheists - how America's unbelievers made their way in a Godly nation

Jul 30, 2016
Viking economics - how the Scandinavians got it right-and how we can, too by Lakey, George, author.

Viking economics - how the Scandinavians got it right-and how we can, too

"An academic and activist takes an entertaining look at the Nordic welfare state--and shows us how we, too, can have a far more equal and just economic system In America, many Democrats invoke Scandinavia as a promised land of equality, while most Republicans fear it as a hotbed of liberty-threatening socialism. But the left and right can usually agree on one thing: that the Nordic system is impossible to replicate here at home. The US is too big, or too individualistic, or too puritan, or too.

Jul 30, 2016
Verbal judo - the gentle art of persuasion. by Thompson, George J, author.

Verbal judo - the gentle art of persuasion.

Presents a guide to communications that can defuse confrontation and improve cooperation, providing strategies for listening and speaking more effectively, avoiding the most common conversational disasters, and engaging people through empathy.

Jul 30, 2016
Unsportsmanlike Conduct - College Football and the Politics of Rape by Luther, Jessica

Unsportsmanlike Conduct - College Football and the Politics of Rape

Jul 30, 2016
Understanding suicide - a national epidemic by Goldsmith, Connie, 1945- author.

Understanding suicide - a national epidemic

Jul 25, 2016
Undeniably Indiana - Hoosiers tell the story of their wacky and wonderful state by Indiana University Press (COR)/ Price, Nelson (FRW)

Undeniably Indiana - Hoosiers tell the story of their wacky and wonderful state

Jul 30, 2016
Ultimate sewing bible - a complete reference with step-by-step techniques by Clayton, Marie, author.

Ultimate sewing bible - a complete reference with step-by-step techniques

Jul 29, 2016
Ugly Christmas Sweater Party - Christmas Crafts, Recipes, Activities by Shay, Brandy/ Shay, Matt

Ugly Christmas Sweater Party - Christmas Crafts, Recipes, Activities

Jul 30, 2016
Ty Cobb, baseball, and American manhood by Tripp, Steven Elliott

Ty Cobb, baseball, and American manhood

Jul 30, 2016
TV (the book) - two experts pick the greatest American shows of all time by Sepinwall, Alan, 1973- author.

TV (the book) - two experts pick the greatest American shows of all time

"While working at the Newark Star-Ledger, Matt Zoller Seitz and Alan Sepinwall created a popular column debating the merits of then-current television. Eventually they went on to successful careers as critics elsewhere, but the debate raged on and now comes to an epic conclusion in TV (THE BOOK). Alan and Matt have established The Pantheon of top TV shows using a complex, obsessively all-encompassing ranking system by which to order and stack them up against each other. With a mix of lively ent

Jul 30, 2016
True crime Japan - thieves, rascals, killers and dope heads - true stories from a Japanese courtroom by Murphy, Paul, author.

True crime Japan - thieves, rascals, killers and dope heads - true stories from a Japanese courtroom

A middle-aged carpenter beats his 91-year old mother to death and goes to work the following day, leaving the body for his wife to find. An 82-year old woman is jailed for 10 months for stealing fried chicken. Like nearly all defendants in Japan, they both plead guilty. What happens between plea and sentencing is the subject of True Crime Japan. In this fascinating crime book journalist and longtime Japan resident Paul Murphy provides a glimpse of Japanese society through a year's worth of crimi

Jul 30, 2016
Trick or treat - a history of Halloween by Morton, Lisa, 1958- author.

Trick or treat - a history of Halloween

"Lisa Morton reveals how holidays like the Celtic 'Samhain' and Catholic All Souls' Day have blended to produce the modern Halloween, and she shows how the holiday has been reborn in America, where costumes and trick-or-treat rituals are new customs. She takes into account the influence of related but independent holidays, especially Mexico's Day of the Dead, as well as the explosion in popularity of haunted attractions and the impact of events such as 9/11 and the global economic recession. And

Jul 25, 2016
Trainwreck - the women we love to hate, mock, and fear... and why by Doyle, Sady, author.

Trainwreck - the women we love to hate, mock, and fear... and why

Jul 30, 2016
Top 150 unusual things to see in Ontario by Brown, Ron, author.

Top 150 unusual things to see in Ontario

Jul 27, 2016
Tiny LEGO wonders - build 42 surprisingly realistic mini-models! by Zamboni, Mattia.

Tiny LEGO wonders - build 42 surprisingly realistic mini-models!

"A collection of miniscale models built from LEGO bricks. Models include trains, aircraft, fire trucks, construction vehicles, cars, ships, and spacecraft. Features detailed step-by-step building instructions"--

Jul 30, 2016
Time travel - a history by Gleick, James.

Time travel - a history

Presents an exploration of time travel that details its subversive origins, evolution in literature and science, and enduring influence on the understanding of time itself.

Jul 30, 2016
Through early Yellowstone - adventuring by bicycle, covered wagon, foot, horseback, and skis by

Through early Yellowstone - adventuring by bicycle, covered wagon, foot, horseback, and skis

A collection of entertaining accounts of travel through Yellowstone from 1871, before it was a tourist destination, until 1916, when autos were allowed into the park. The adventurers include an intrepid mother who posted the sign "Park or Bust" on her family's covered wagon, a strong cyclist and hikers who traversed the whole park for fun, and an expert guide on skis. These travelers experience the geysers without boardwalks, bushwhack trails before maps, handle horses, and encounter bears. Feat

Jul 25, 2016