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I wish my teacher knew - how one question can change everything for our kids by Schwartz, Kyle, author.

I wish my teacher knew - how one question can change everything for our kids

One day, third-grade teacher Kyle Schwartz asked her students to fill the blank in this sentence: “I wish my teacher knew _____.” The results astounded her. Some answers were humorous, others were heartbreaking, but all were profoundly moving and enlightening. The results opened her eyes to the need for educators to understand the unique realities their students face in order to create an open, safe and supportive place in the classroom.

Jul 21, 2016
Highly sensitive people in an insensitive world - how to create a happy life by Sand, Ilse, author.

Highly sensitive people in an insensitive world - how to create a happy life

Jul 21, 2016
Chile - the Carretera Austral - a guide to one of the world's most scenic road trips. by Sinclair, Hugh.

Chile - the Carretera Austral - a guide to one of the world's most scenic road trips.

Focussed entirely on the magnificent and historic road uniting northern and southern Patagonia. The few hardy travellers that embark on this journey struggle to find even basic information about the region. The book provides visitors to the often-visited Bariloche and Chilean Lake District with a spectacular alternative means to reach the southern extremes of Patagonia. The road passes through world-class national parks. It stretches from the high Andes to the remote Pacific coast, fed by five g

Jul 21, 2016
The voyeur's motel by Talese, Gay, author.

The voyeur's motel

Reveals the story of a man who bought a motel and secretly observed his guests to satisfy his voyeuristic desires, and kept extensive journals capturing the changing sexual mores of the country.

Jul 21, 2016
Power games - a political history of the Olympics by Boykoff, Jules, author.

Power games - a political history of the Olympics

"The Olympics have not always been the commercialized juggernaut we know today, but as Jules Boykoff makes clear in this story-filled and devastating history, the Games have since their inception had a thoroughly checkered political history. Pierre de Coubertin, the aristocrat who gave birth to the modern olympics, was against allowing women to participate, and allowed African countries to participate only to offset their "individual laziness." Boykoff, a former member of the US olympic soccer t

Jul 21, 2016
No more narcissists! - how to stop choosing self-absorbed men and find the love you deserve by Love, Candace V., author.

No more narcissists! - how to stop choosing self-absorbed men and find the love you deserve

Jul 21, 2016
No more Christian nice guy - when being nice--instead of good--hurts men, women, and children by Coughlin, Paul T.

No more Christian nice guy - when being nice--instead of good--hurts men, women, and children

"Christian nice guys believe in a 'gentle Jesus meek and mild.' Coughlin sets the record straight: a complete man who can be both gentle and bold is Jesus"--

Jul 21, 2016
Make it easy - 120 mix-and-match recipes to cook from scratch with smart store-bought shortcuts when you need them by Billis, Stacie, author.

Make it easy - 120 mix-and-match recipes to cook from scratch with smart store-bought shortcuts when you need them

"Cooking doesn't have to be a chore. Why make it difficult--when it can be easy? When you|re juggling a job, kids, pet, house, spouse, you-name-it|it can be tough to resist the urge to toss a frozen meal in the oven and call it a day. Stacie Billis knows the challenge of feeding your family well, without stress. Make It Easy|s 120 recipes prove that you don|t have to be only a scratch cook or convenience cook. You can be both, and there|s no shame in using store-bought ingredients when you|re i

Jul 21, 2016
How to speak golf - an illustrated guide to links lingo by Cook, Sally, author.

How to speak golf - an illustrated guide to links lingo

"From ace to zinger, How to Speak Golf includes over 125 golf terms paired with charming and clever illustrations that decode the words and phrases that fly around a golf course. Clubhouse Chatter sections are sprinkled throughout where you'll learn about everything from the origins of golf, the worst courses and biggest sand bunkers in the world, to the reason why there are so many bird references in golf terminology, a history of famous holes-in-one, and much, much more! Some of the terms incl

Jul 21, 2016
How to play the world's most exclusive golf clubs - a journey through Pine Valley, Royal Melbourne, Augusta, Muirfield, and more by Sabino, John.

How to play the world's most exclusive golf clubs - a journey through Pine Valley, Royal Melbourne, Augusta, Muirfield, and more

Jul 21, 2016
How many moons does the Earth have? - the ultimate science quiz book by Clegg, Brian, author.

How many moons does the Earth have? - the ultimate science quiz book

Jul 21, 2016
Raw & simple - eat well and live radiantly with 100 truly quick and easy recipes for the raw food lifestyle by Wignall, Judita.

Raw & simple - eat well and live radiantly with 100 truly quick and easy recipes for the raw food lifestyle

Fresh, raw foods can nourish your body, calm your cravings, and energize you. Wignall shows you how to eat simpler and live better. It's healthy, fun, and easy!

Jul 21, 2016
Raised bed revolution - build it, fill it, plant it ... garden anywhere by Nolan, Tara, 1977- author.

Raised bed revolution - build it, fill it, plant it ... garden anywhere

This book includes complete reference information on how to get started gardening in raised beds and containers: size requirements, height suggestions, types of materials you can use, where to located the beds, and creative tips for fitting the maximum garden capacity into small spaces. Plus, Raised Bed Revolution contains an extensive gallery of clever (and beautiful) ideas, along with complete step-by-step plans for building versatile, design-driven raised beds that can be placed practically

Jul 21, 2016
The complete practical encyclopedia of running - fitness, jogging, sprinting, marathons - everything you need to know about running for fitness and leisure, training for both sport and competition, and the greatest races - step-by-step instruction, indivi

The complete practical encyclopedia of running - fitness, jogging, sprinting, marathons - everything you need to know about running for fitness and leisure, training for both sport and competition, and the greatest races - step-by-step instruction, indivi

Jul 21, 2016
Favorite fabric bowls, boxes & vases - 15 quick-to-make projects - 45 inspiring variations by Johansen, Linda, 1951- author.

Favorite fabric bowls, boxes & vases - 15 quick-to-make projects - 45 inspiring variations

Jul 21, 2016
The simple beauty of the unexpected - a natural philosopher's quest for trout and the meaning of everything by Gleiser, Marcelo, author.

The simple beauty of the unexpected - a natural philosopher's quest for trout and the meaning of everything

Jul 21, 2016
Shark week - everything you need to know by Brockenbrough, Martha, author.

Shark week - everything you need to know

Provides readers with a comprehensive overview of sharks, including photos, firsthand accounts of shark attacks, and interesting facts.

Jul 21, 2016
The Self-Esteem Team's guide to sex, drugs and WTFs!? by Devon, Natasha, author.

The Self-Esteem Team's guide to sex, drugs and WTFs!?

"Being a teenager can seem [like] nothing but people telling you what you should do, and how spectacularly you are effing it all up. The Self-Esteem Team know this, because they were teenagers once, enduring bullying, chronic skin issues, 'puppy fat,' and angst. Later, they battled self-harm, depression, and an eating disorder. That's why The Self-Esteem Team offers real answers"--Amazon.com.

Jul 21, 2016
Room at my table - preparing heart and home for Christian hospitality by Bence, Evelyn, 1952-

Room at my table - preparing heart and home for Christian hospitality

Jul 21, 2016
A return to justice - rethinking our approach to juveniles in the system by Nellis, Ashley, author.

A return to justice - rethinking our approach to juveniles in the system

"Juveniles who commit crimes often find themselves in court systems that do not account for their young age, but it wasn't always this way. The original aim of a separate juvenile justice system was to treat young offenders as the children they were, considering their unique child status and potential for reform. Now, after years punishing young offenders as if they were adults, the justice system is slowly making changes that would allow the original vision for juvenile justice to finally mater

Jul 21, 2016