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The rock that is higher - story as truth by L'Engle, Madeleine, author.

The rock that is higher - story as truth

Jul 27, 2016
The real James Dean - intimate memories from those who knew him best by

The real James Dean - intimate memories from those who knew him best

"In the decades following his death, many of those who knew James Dean best--actors, directors, friends, lovers (both men and women), photographers, and Hollywood columnists--shared stories of their first-person experiences with him in interviews and in the articles and autobiographies they wrote. Their recollections of Dean became lost in fragile back issues of movie magazines and newspapers and in out-of-print books that are extremely hard to find. Until now. The Real James Dean is the first b

Jul 27, 2016
Stay strong - a musician's journey from Congo by Hyde, Natalie, 1963- author.

Stay strong - a musician's journey from Congo

"Growing up, Gentil Misigaro only knew the world as a place of loss, fear, and death. For fifteen years he and his family moved from country to country to escape the violence, but it followed them from their village in Congo to Rwanda and then Uganda. Through it all Gentil found strength and hope in music. When his family got the news that they had finally found a new home in Canada, Gentil saw his music as a powerful force that could bring positive change to his new homeland and to the world,"-

Jul 27, 2016
Staying healthy with NEW medicine - integrating natural, Eastern and Western approaches for optimal health by Haas, Elson M., 1947- author.

Staying healthy with NEW medicine - integrating natural, Eastern and Western approaches for optimal health

Jul 27, 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 27, 2016
The secrets of your handwriting by Conway, Allan.

The secrets of your handwriting

Jul 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2016
Peterson's scholarships, grants & prizes 2017. by

Peterson's scholarships, grants & prizes 2017.

Provides detailed profiles of financial aid awards for higher education, covering such topics as eligibility, number of awards, amount of award, application requirements, and deadlines for applications.

Jul 27, 2016
The man who made things out of trees by Penn, Rob, author.

The man who made things out of trees

The story of how one man cut down a single tree to see how many things could be made from it.

Jul 27, 2016
Love and ruin - tales of obsession, danger, and heartbreak from the Atavist magazine by

Love and ruin - tales of obsession, danger, and heartbreak from the Atavist magazine

Since its founding in 2011, The Atavist has garnered eight National Magazine Award nominations and was the first all-digital publication to win in feature writing. This collection presents examples of a new kind of nonfiction storytelling as practiced by a young generation of longform experts.

Jul 27, 2016
Thoughtful dementia care - understanding the dementia experience by Ghent-Fuller, Jennifer B., 1951-

Thoughtful dementia care - understanding the dementia experience

Ghent-Fuller offers insights into emotional reactions and practical suggestions based on deep understanding of the way people with dementia view many situations. She explains the loss of various types of memory and other thinking processes, and describes how these losses affect the day to day life of people with dementia, their understanding of the world around them and their personal situations.

Jul 27, 2016
Moon handbooks. Monterey and Carmel - including Santa Cruz and Big Sur by Thornton, Stuart, author.

Moon handbooks. Monterey and Carmel - including Santa Cruz and Big Sur

Travel writer and Monterey resident Stuart Thornton offers his firsthand experience and advice on Monterey, Carmel, and beyond, from Old Fisherman's Wharf and Cannery Row to the nearby areas of Pacific Grove and Salinas. Thornton includes various travel itinerary ideas, such as Monterey: Marine Escape, Steinbeck Country, and Big Sur to Morro Bay Road Trip. Complete with expCARMELert tips on wandering the redwoods in the Santa Cruz mountains, finding hidden waterfalls in Big Sur, and sampling the

Jul 27, 2016
M.A.S.H. FAQ - everything left to know about the best care anywhere by Sherman, Dale, author.

M.A.S.H. FAQ - everything left to know about the best care anywhere

Jul 27, 2016
Lizzie's Amish cookbook - favorite recipes from three generations of Amish cooks! by Byler, Linda.

Lizzie's Amish cookbook - favorite recipes from three generations of Amish cooks!

A collection of more than 175 easy-to-follow recipes for the food that Lizzie cannot resist. The recipes were selected by Byler's daughter, Laura Ann Lapp, who spent hours with her grandmother poring over her well-worn cookbooks for the best of Amish cooking.

Jul 27, 2016
Young and beardless - the search for God, purpose, and a meaningful life by Robertson, John Luke, author.

Young and beardless - the search for God, purpose, and a meaningful life

The author shares his experiences growing up as part of the Robertson clan of Duck Dynasty fame, as well as how he faced the question of how to discover his God-given calling in order to make his dreams a reality.

Jul 27, 2016