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Lassoing the sun - a year in America's national parks by Woods, Mark, author.

Lassoing the sun - a year in America's national parks

On the eve of his fiftieth birthday a reporter from Florida embarks on a year-long trip to visit America's national parks, creating a story about family, the parks, and legacies.

Jun 28, 2016
The Language of SQL by Rockoff, Larry

The Language of SQL

Jun 28, 2016
Land of Enchantment by Stein, Leigh, 1984- author.

Land of Enchantment

Jun 28, 2016
Joy on demand - the art of discovering the happiness within by Tan, Chade-Meng, author.

Joy on demand - the art of discovering the happiness within

"A long-awaited follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Search Inside Yourself shows us how to cultivate joy within the context of our fast-paced lives and explains why it is critical to creativity, innovation, confidence, and ultimately success in every arena.In Joy on Demand, Chade-Meng Tan shows that you don't need to meditate for hours, days, months or years to achieve lasting joy--you can actually get consistent access to it in as little as fifteen seconds. Explaining joy and meditation

Jun 28, 2016
The joy of swimming - a celebration of our love for getting in the water by Congdon, Lisa, author.

The joy of swimming - a celebration of our love for getting in the water

Shares facts related to swimming, as well as personal anecdotes from swimmers about their love of the water.

Jun 28, 2016
Jackson, 1964 - and other dispatches from fifty years of reporting on race in America by Trillin, Calvin, author.

Jackson, 1964 - and other dispatches from fifty years of reporting on race in America

An anthology of previously uncollected essays, originally published in "The New Yorker," reflects the work of the eminent journalist's early career and traces his witness to the fledgling years of desegregation in Georgia.

Jun 28, 2016
Cultivating the genius of black children - strategies to close the achievement gap in the early years by Sullivan, Debra Ren-Etta, author.

Cultivating the genius of black children - strategies to close the achievement gap in the early years

"There has been much attention given to the achievement gap between white and minority students, especially African American children. Through research and years of experience, the author breaks down the cultural influences on children's learning styles and provides a practical approach to helping black children thrive in the classroom. For black children, which Sullivan defines as those of African descent, there is a disconnect between learning preferences and learning environments that must be

Jun 28, 2016
Crochet taxidermy - 30 quirky animal projects, from mouse to moose by Hart, Taylor, author.

Crochet taxidermy - 30 quirky animal projects, from mouse to moose

Jun 28, 2016
Crochet - learn it. love it. - techniques and projects to build a lifelong passion for beginners up by Todhunter, Tracey, author.

Crochet - learn it. love it. - techniques and projects to build a lifelong passion for beginners up

Shares advice, instructions, and inspiration with beginning crocheters, encouraging them to learn crochet at their own pace.

Jun 28, 2016
Critics, monsters, fanatics, and other literary essays by Ozick, Cynthia, author.

Critics, monsters, fanatics, and other literary essays

"In a collection that includes new essays written explicitly for this volume, one of our sharpest and most influential critics confronts the past, present, and future of literary culture. If every outlet for book criticism suddenly disappeared -- if allwe had were reviews that treated books like any other commodity -- could the novel survive? In a gauntlet-throwing essay at the start of this brilliant assemblage, Cynthia Ozick stakes the claim that, just as surely as critics require a steady su

Jun 28, 2016
Creative quilt challenges - take the challenge to discover your style & improve your design skills by Pease, Pat, 1951- author.

Creative quilt challenges - take the challenge to discover your style & improve your design skills

Jun 28, 2016
My father & Atticus Finch - a lawyer's fight for justice in 1930s Alabama by Beck, Joseph Madison, author.

My father & Atticus Finch - a lawyer's fight for justice in 1930s Alabama

"As a child, Joseph Beck heard the stories--when other lawyers came up with excuses, his father courageously defended a black man charged with raping a white woman. Now a lawyer himself, Beck reconstructs his father's role in State of Alabama vs. Charles White, Alias, a trial that was much publicized when Harper Lee was twelve years old"--Dust jacket flap.

Jun 28, 2016
Making it modern - the folk art collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman by Hofer, Margaret K., 1965- author.

Making it modern - the folk art collection of Elie and Viola Nadelman

Jun 28, 2016
The magic of broths - 60 great recipes for healing broths and stocks, and how to make them by Sandler, Nick.

The magic of broths - 60 great recipes for healing broths and stocks, and how to make them

Jun 28, 2016
The king's bed - sex and power in the court of Charles II by Jordan, Don, 1948- author.

The king's bed - sex and power in the court of Charles II

To refer to the private life of Charles II is to abuse the adjective. His personal life was anything but private. His amorous liaisons were largely conducted in royal palaces surrounded by friends, courtiers and literally hundreds of servants and soldiers. Gossip radiated throughout the kingdom. Charles spent most of his wealth and his intellect on gaining and keeping the company of women, from the lowest sections of society such as the actress Nell Gwyn to the aristocratic Louise de Ke´rouaille

Jun 28, 2016
Jeweler's enameling workshop - techniques and projects for making enameled jewelry by Warg, Pauline, 1951- author.

Jeweler's enameling workshop - techniques and projects for making enameled jewelry

"Add Vibrant Color to Your Jewelry!Enameling is the one of the best ways to add color to your jewelry--and anyone can do it! In Jeweler's Enameling Workshop, master jeweler Pauline Warg shares her easy-to-follow approach to enameling. You'll first learn the basics of kiln firing and torch firing, including equipment, tools, safety, and how to troubleshoot problems. Then, twenty projects for beautiful necklaces, pendants, earrings, bracelets, and rings walk you through various dry and wet enameli

Jun 28, 2016
Homespun, handknit - caps, socks, mittens & gloves by

Homespun, handknit - caps, socks, mittens & gloves

Jun 28, 2016
Practical ballistics - an introductory guide for rifle and shotgun shooters by Potter, Lewis, author.

Practical ballistics - an introductory guide for rifle and shotgun shooters

Jun 28, 2016
Patricia Wells at home in Provence - recipes inspired by her farmhouse in France by Wells, Patricia.

Patricia Wells at home in Provence - recipes inspired by her farmhouse in France

A culinary tour of the author's farmhouse in Provence offers 175 recipes, including olive oil brioche, grape harvest cake, and duck with lime and honey.

Jun 28, 2016
Parapsychology - a beginner's guide by Watt, Caroline, author.

Parapsychology - a beginner's guide

Jun 28, 2016