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Sharks - the animal answer guide by Helfman, Gene S., author.

Sharks - the animal answer guide

Jul 24, 2014
Silent witnesses - the often gruesome but always fascinating history of forensic science by McCrery, Nigel, 1953-

Silent witnesses - the often gruesome but always fascinating history of forensic science

"Crime novelist and former police officer Nigel McCrery provides an account of all the major areas of forensic science from around the world over the past two centuries. The book weaves dramatic narrative and scientific principles together in a way that allows readers to figure out crimes along with the experts. Readers are introduced to such fascinating figures as Dr. Edmond Locard, the "French Sherlock Holmes;" Edward Heinrich, "Wizard of Berkeley," who is credited with having solved more than

Jul 25, 2014
Simply paper cutting - hand-cut paper projects for home décor, stationery & gifts by Bondoc, Anna (Artisan)

Simply paper cutting - hand-cut paper projects for home décor, stationery & gifts

"Learn to cut colored paper into bold patterns and stunning designs for your home. Artist Anna Bondoc reveals her deceptively simple pattern art techniques for making richly textured crafts that are colorful, chic and completely covetable. In Simply Paper Cutting, Anna shows you how to use your knife like a drawing instrument to create everything from stationery to home decor in her approachable and encouraging style. You'll be inspired to become a Paper Cut Artist with 15 unique projects, accom

Jul 29, 2014
Simply sensational Square-agonals quilts by Blackwell, Sandi.

Simply sensational Square-agonals quilts

Jul 25, 2014
Six Sigma for dummies by Gygi, Craig.

Six Sigma for dummies

Overview: The fast and easy way to understand and implement Six Sigma. The world's largest and most profitable companies - including the likes of GE, Bank of America, Honeywell, DuPont, Samsung, Starwood Hotels, Bechtel, and Motorola - have used Six Sigma to achieve breathtaking improvements in business performance, in everything from products to processes to complex systems and even in work environments. Over the past decade, over $100 billion in bottom-line performance has been achieved thr

Jul 28, 2014
Sleep soundly every night, feel fantastic every day - a doctor's guide to solving your sleep problems by Rosenberg, Robert S. (Robert Steven), 1948- author.

Sleep soundly every night, feel fantastic every day - a doctor's guide to solving your sleep problems

Jul 25, 2014
Slices of life - a food writer cooks through many a conundrum by Eskin, Leah, author

Slices of life - a food writer cooks through many a conundrum

The Chicago Tribune food writer "transforms [her] columns into a memoir, ... a compilation of more than 200 recipes, with a generous helping of the life stories that happened along the way: moving-day potatoes, summer-vacation apricot pie, dead-microwave ratatouille, sullen-child oatmeal squares"--Dust jacket flap.

Jul 25, 2014
Slow dancing with a stranger - lost and found in the age of Alzheimer's by Comer, Meryl.

Slow dancing with a stranger - lost and found in the age of Alzheimer's

Jul 30, 2014
Small Apartments of the World by Vidiella, Alex

Small Apartments of the World

Jul 29, 2014
Snakes and other reptiles and amphibians by Mattison, Chris. author.

Snakes and other reptiles and amphibians

"Explore the diversity of reptiles and amphibians from around the world with this compact and easy-to-use guide. Packed with more than 430 species, Nature Guide Snakes and other Reptiles and Amphibians is ideal for animal enthusiasts everywhere."-- back cover.

Jul 30, 2014
So We Read On - How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures by Corrigan, Maureen, author.

So We Read On - How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures

"The "Fresh Air" book critic investigates the enduring power of The Great Gatsby -- "The Great American Novel we all think we've read, but really haven't." Conceived nearly a century ago by a man who died believing himself a failure, it's now a revered classic and a rite of passage in the reading lives of millions. But how well do we really know The Great Gatsby? As Maureen Corrigan, Gatsby lover extraordinaire, points out, while Fitzgerald's masterpiece may be one of the most popular novels in

Jul 25, 2014
Soar - how boys learn, succeed, and develop character the eagle way by Banks, David C.

Soar - how boys learn, succeed, and develop character the eagle way

"In the spirit of "Waiting for Superman," a respected educator --whose advice has been solicited from the likes of Hillary Clinton, Cory Booker, and beyond-- presents a plan for educating the country's most educationally endangered group -- young men of color"--

Jul 29, 2014
Soldier of change - from the closet to the forefront of the gay rights movement by Snyder-Hill, Stephen.

Soldier of change - from the closet to the forefront of the gay rights movement

Jul 30, 2014
Soul train - the music, dance, and style of a generation by Questlove, author.

Soul train - the music, dance, and style of a generation

An in-depth, fully-photo-illustrated chronicle of the longest-running syndicated program in television history: Soul Train.

Jul 24, 2014
Special forces survival guide - desert, arctic, mountain, jungle, urban by Stilwell, Alexander, author.

Special forces survival guide - desert, arctic, mountain, jungle, urban

Offers instructions for building shelter, finding food, emergency aid, and navigating various climates and terrains.

Jul 25, 2014
Square-agonals - 12 easy pieces by Blackwell, Sandi.

Square-agonals - 12 easy pieces

Jul 25, 2014
Square-agonals - a new angle on quilting by Blackwell, Sandi.

Square-agonals - a new angle on quilting

Jul 25, 2014
Stanley Cup - 120 Years of Hockey Supremacy by Zweig, Eric/ Pritchard, Phil (FRW)

Stanley Cup - 120 Years of Hockey Supremacy

Jul 25, 2014
Stephen Crane - a life of fire by Sorrentino, Paul, author.

Stephen Crane - a life of fire

Jul 24, 2014
Sticky fingers - DIY duct tape projects by Maletsky, Sophie, author.

Sticky fingers - DIY duct tape projects

Sticky Fingers is a vibrant, easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide to creating amazing projects with the hottest crafting material on the market today: duct tape! The book includes tons of photographs alongside directions designed to make creating a wallet and making a bag even easier, while also providing a steady stream of ideas for personalizing and embellishing your duct tape creations. Each project includes icons showing difficulty level and project time, as well as helpful hints, such as how

Jul 24, 2014