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No-drama discipline - the whole-brain way to calm the chaos and nurture your child's developing mind by Siegel, Daniel J., 1957-

No-drama discipline - the whole-brain way to calm the chaos and nurture your child's developing mind

"The authors of the Los Angeles Times bestselling The Whole-Brain Child team up again to offer parents of children aged 2-13 a practical roadmap to effective, productive, and more peaceful discipline, highlighting the fascinating and important connectionbetween the way a parent reacts to misbehavior and a child's neurological development"--

Jul 22, 2014
Normally, this would be cause for concern - tales of calamity and unrelenting awkwardness by Fishel, Danielle.

Normally, this would be cause for concern - tales of calamity and unrelenting awkwardness

Jul 17, 2014
North - the new Nordic cuisine of Iceland by Gíslason, Gunnar Karl.

North - the new Nordic cuisine of Iceland

Jul 22, 2014
Not fade away - a memoir of senses lost and found by Alexander, Rebecca (Psychotherapist)

Not fade away - a memoir of senses lost and found

"The inspiring memoir of a young woman who is slowly losing her sight and hearing yet continues to live each day with grace and purpose. Thirty-four-year-old Rebecca Alexander is a psychotherapist, a spin instructor, a volunteer, and an athlete. She is also almost completely blind, with significantly deteriorated hearing. Not Fade Away is a deeply moving exploration of the obstacles we all face-physical, psychological, and philosophical. Like The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Rebecca's story is

Jul 17, 2014
Obama's enforcer - Eric Holder's Justice Department by Fund, John H, 1957- author.

Obama's enforcer - Eric Holder's Justice Department

A look inside the Department of Justice under Attorney General Eric Holder and the growing list of scandals, congressional investigations, left-wing political activism, and corruption surrounding him pinpoints Holder's misstatements and lies.

Jul 17, 2014
Off the Sidelines - Raise Your Voice, Change the World by Gillibrand, Kirsten

Off the Sidelines - Raise Your Voice, Change the World

Jul 22, 2014
Once a Hussar - A Memoir of Battle, Capture, and Escape in World War II by Ellis, Ray

Once a Hussar - A Memoir of Battle, Capture, and Escape in World War II

Jul 22, 2014
Once upon a playground - a celebration of classic American playgrounds, 1920-1975 by Biondo, Brenda, author.

Once upon a playground - a celebration of classic American playgrounds, 1920-1975

Before today's safety-minded structures of wood and plastic, America's playgrounds were full of tottering seesaws, dizzying merry-go-rounds, and towering metal slides. Documenting the evolution of American playgrounds between 1920 and 1975, Once Upon a Playground is a visual tribute to these iconic structures, celebrating their place in our culture and the collective memories of generations. In it, contemporary photos of vintage pieces of playground equipment are juxtaposed with images of the ve

Jul 22, 2014
Operation Shakespeare - the true story of an elite international sting by Shiffman, John, author.

Operation Shakespeare - the true story of an elite international sting

"A Pulitzer Prize finalist presents the rare and intimate narrative of a daring national security sting designed to protect US soldiers, sailors, and pilots from the greatest danger they face on the battlefield--an enemy equipped with American-made weapons and technology. In Operation Shakespeare, investigative journalist John Shiffman traces an audacious and high-risk undercover operation--from Philadelphia to Shiraz to London to Beverly Hills to Tbilisi and Dubai. The sting is launched by an e

Jul 16, 2014
Organic mushroom farming and mycoremediation - simple to advanced and experimental techniques for indoor and outdoor cultivation by Cotter, Tradd, 1973-

Organic mushroom farming and mycoremediation - simple to advanced and experimental techniques for indoor and outdoor cultivation

Jul 22, 2014
Our great big American God - a short history of our ever-growing deity by Turner, Matthew Paul, 1973-

Our great big American God - a short history of our ever-growing deity

Jul 22, 2014
Owls of the world - a photographic guide by Mikkola, Heimo, author.

Owls of the world - a photographic guide

Jul 22, 2014
Paper dreams - writers and editors on the American literary magazine by

Paper dreams - writers and editors on the American literary magazine

Brings together a conversation that has lit a rhetorical fire under editors, writers and readers since the onset of print and the E-revolution: how the literary magazine form has stood the test of time and proven its mettle through the inventive grassroots resourcefulness of written word enthusiasts. This rich, collective history of an evolving medium--from micro-run letterpress examples to digital-only platforms--illustrates the significance of what has become a longstanding creative pillar and

Jul 22, 2014
Paper to petal - 75 whimsical paper flower ideas to craft by hand by Thuss, Rebecca.

Paper to petal - 75 whimsical paper flower ideas to craft by hand

Shares step-by-step instructions for making dozens of sophisticated paper flowers, outlining creative projects ranging from wristlets and bookmarks to wreaths and a Mary Poppins-inspired flower.

Jul 22, 2014
Paracord! - how to make the best bracelets, lanyards, key chains, buckles, and more by Mikkelsen, Todd, author.

Paracord! - how to make the best bracelets, lanyards, key chains, buckles, and more

Offers instructions for several craft projects using paracords, including a snake knot bracelet, a millipede quick deploy strap, and a common whipping handle wrap.

Jul 22, 2014
Parenting on the go - birth to six, A to Z by Elkind, David, 1931-

Parenting on the go - birth to six, A to Z

"Today's parents need a resource that fits their busy lifestyles, providing brief and pointed answers to the daily ques-tions that come up when you're raising kids. But most parenting books are lengthy tomes elaborating the broad principles of parenting. Parenting On-the-Go offers a novel approach to the crowded genre: an authoritative yet quick and easy reference for the harried parents of infants and children under six. Covering more than 100 key issues in succinct entries, it is both com

Jul 22, 2014
Pathfinder. Bestiary 2 by Baur, Wolfgang.

Pathfinder. Bestiary 2

Jul 21, 2014
Physical Chemistry - A Very Short Introduction by Atkins, Peter

Physical Chemistry - A Very Short Introduction

Jul 17, 2014
Place, not race - a new vision of opportunity in America by Cashin, Sheryll.

Place, not race - a new vision of opportunity in America

"Race-based affirmative action had been declining as a factor in university admissions even before the recent spate of related cases arrived at the Supreme Court. Since Ward Connerly kickstarted a state-by-state political mobilization against affirmative action in the mid-1990s, the percentage of public four-year colleges that consider racial or ethnic status in admissions has fallen from 60 percent to 35 percent. Only 45 percent of private colleges still explicitly consider race, with elite sch

Jul 17, 2014
Plant-based diet for dummies by Wasserman, Marni, author.

Plant-based diet for dummies

Jul 22, 2014