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What you must know about allergy relief - how to overcome the allergies you have & find the hidden allergies that make you sick by Mindell, Earl, author.

What you must know about allergy relief - how to overcome the allergies you have & find the hidden allergies that make you sick

Jul 30, 2016
When nobody was watching - my hard-fought journey to the top of the soccer world by Lloyd, Carli, 1982- author.

When nobody was watching - my hard-fought journey to the top of the soccer world

The celebrated star of the U.S. women's national soccer team chronicles her rise to the top, describing how she nearly quit the sport in 2003 until finding a trusted trainer who helped her become one of the best players in the world.

Jul 30, 2016
Who really feeds the world? - the failures of agribusiness and the promise of agroecology by Shiva, Vandana, author.

Who really feeds the world? - the failures of agribusiness and the promise of agroecology

Jul 30, 2016
When Strangers Meet - How People You Don|t Know Can Transform You by Stark, Kio

When Strangers Meet - How People You Don|t Know Can Transform You

Jul 30, 2016
Whistlestop - my favorite stories from presidential campaign history by Dickerson, John, 1968- author.

Whistlestop - my favorite stories from presidential campaign history

"Whistlestop tells the human story of nervous gambits hatched in first-floor hotel rooms, failures of will before the microphone, and the cross-country crack-ups of long-planned stratagems. At the bar at the end of a campaign day, these are the stories reporters rehash for themselves and embellish for newcomers. In addition to the familiar tales, Whistlestop is a ride through the American campaign history with one of its most enthusiastic conductors guiding you through the landmarks along the w

Jul 30, 2016
Why Are There Snowblowers in Miami? - Transform Your Business Using the Five Principles of Engagement by Goldstein, Steven D.

Why Are There Snowblowers in Miami? - Transform Your Business Using the Five Principles of Engagement

Jul 30, 2016
Why knowledge matters - rescuing our children from failed educational theories by Hirsch, E. D. (Eric Donald), 1928- author.

Why knowledge matters - rescuing our children from failed educational theories

In this provocative book, influential scholar E.D. Hirsch, Jr., addresses critical issues in contemporary education reform - over-testing, teacher blaming, preschool fadeout, and the persistence of achievement gaps over time. In each case, he shows how cherished truisms about education and child development have led to unintended and negative consequences. Drawing on recent findings in neuroscience and new data from France, he provides new evidence for the argument that a coherent, knowledge-bas

Jul 30, 2016
Wild things, wild places - adventurous tales of wildlife and conservation on planet Earth by Alexander, Jane, 1939-

Wild things, wild places - adventurous tales of wildlife and conservation on planet Earth

Jul 30, 2016
A woman on the edge of time - a son investigates his trailblazing mother's young suicide by Gavron, Jeremy, 1961- author.

A woman on the edge of time - a son investigates his trailblazing mother's young suicide

Jul 30, 2016
In the shadow of Liberty - the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives by Davis, Kenneth C.

In the shadow of Liberty - the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives

Jul 30, 2016
Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali - The Tribute by Sports Illustrated (COR)/ Greenfield, Karl Taro (EDT)

Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali - The Tribute

Jul 30, 2016
The stress solution - using empathy and cognitive behavioral therapy to reduce anxiety and develop resilience by Ciaramicoli, Arthur P, author.

The stress solution - using empathy and cognitive behavioral therapy to reduce anxiety and develop resilience

"Contemporary life has come to include 1. working too much, 2. sleeping too little, and 3. feeling disconnected from partners and family (largely because of 1 and 2.) Our health and relationships suffer (as does our work.) As author Ciaramicoli shows, this state of affairs can be changed - while maintaining high performance success. His simple and realistic, yet powerful and profound techniques show readers how to use empathy to perceive accurately, use CBT to correct distorted thinking, and tr

Jul 30, 2016
Tea party women - mama grizzlies, grassroots leaders, and the changing face of the American right by Deckman, Melissa M. (Melissa Marie), 1971- author.

Tea party women - mama grizzlies, grassroots leaders, and the changing face of the American right

Notable for its radical conservative views, the Tea Party is progressive in one way that much of mainstream US politics is not: it has among its most vocal members not spokesmen but spokeswomen. Michelle Bachmann, Sarah Palin, Governor Nikki Haley, US Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, and many others are all prominent figureheads for the fiery and prominent political movement. Many major Tea Party organizations, such as the Tea Party Patriots, are led by women and women have been instrument

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
The Unknown Kerouac - Rare, Unpublished and Newly Translated Writings by Kerouac, Jack/ Tietchen, Todd (EDT)/ Cloutier, Jean-christophe (TRN)

The Unknown Kerouac - Rare, Unpublished and Newly Translated Writings

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

Ty Cobb, baseball, and American manhood

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
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
Tails from the Exotic Feline Rescue Center by McCloud, Stephen D., 1947- author.

Tails from the Exotic Feline Rescue Center

Jul 30, 2016