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Begin with the past - building of the National Museum of African American History and Culture by Wilson, Mabel (Mabel O.), author. Begin with the past - building of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

"The Building of the National Museum of African American History and Culture traces the making of this unparalleled museum. Founding director Lonnie G. Bunch III described it as "ten years in the making, and 100 years in the making," and Mabel O. Wilson explores that effort in her narrative. As she discovers, initial calls for a permanent place to collect, study, and present African American history and culture in the early twentieth century never got off the ground. In the late 1990s, the notio

Oct 1, 2016
James Naismith - the man who invented basketball by Rains, Rob. James Naismith - the man who invented basketball

"James Naismith reveals how Naismith invented basketball in part to find an indoor activity to occupy students in the winter months."--Inside jacket.

Oct 1, 2016
Being a Girl by Long, Hayley/ Correll, Gemma (ILT) Being a Girl

Oct 1, 2016
The father of forensics - the groundbreaking cases of Sir Bernard Spilsbury, and the beginnings of modern CSI by Evans, Colin, 1948- The father of forensics - the groundbreaking cases of Sir Bernard Spilsbury, and the beginnings of modern CSI

Oct 1, 2016
I'll tell you in person by Caldwell, Chloe, author. I'll tell you in person

"Praise for Chloe Caldwell: "I read it a couple of months ago in one can't-put-it-down-even-though-it's-the-middle-of-the-night sitting. It's as intense and interesting and clear-hearted as they come."-Cheryl Strayed "I'll read anything Chloe Caldwell writes. She's a rare bird: fearless, dark, prolific, unpretentious, and truly honest."-Elisa Albert "Nothing's sexier than first love and first intimacies, and Caldwell's brave autobiographical tale twists the trope into a powerful story about unex

Oct 1, 2016
Hidden history - an expose of modern crimes, conspiracies, and cover-ups in American politics by Jeffries, Donald, 1956- author. Hidden history - an expose of modern crimes, conspiracies, and cover-ups in American politics

Oct 1, 2016
The independent farmstead - growing soil, biodiversity, and nutrient-dense food with grassfed animals and intensive pasture management by Dougherty, Shawn, 1960- author. The independent farmstead - growing soil, biodiversity, and nutrient-dense food with grassfed animals and intensive pasture management

Oct 1, 2016
How The Secret changed my life - real people, real stories by Byrne, Rhonda, author. How The Secret changed my life - real people, real stories

Oct 1, 2016
Herbert Hoover - a life by Jeansonne, Glen, 1946- author. Herbert Hoover - a life

adapted from dust jacket.

Oct 1, 2016
The healthiest diet on the planet - why the foods you love-pizza, pancakes, potatoes, pasta, and more-are the solution to preventing disease and looking and feeling your best by McDougall, John A. The healthiest diet on the planet - why the foods you love-pizza, pancakes, potatoes, pasta, and more-are the solution to preventing disease and looking and feeling your best

"The bestselling author and internationally celebrated physician and expert on nutrition offers an appealing, approachable health solution--eat the foods you love to lose weight and get healthy. For years, we've been told that a healthy diet is heavy on meat, poultry, and fish, and avoids carbohydrates, particularly foods high in starch--empty calories harmful to our bodies. But what if everything we've heard was backwards? High in calories and cholesterol, animal fats and proteins too often lea

Oct 1, 2016
Guilty thing - a life of Thomas De Quincey by Wilson, Frances, 1964- author. Guilty thing - a life of Thomas De Quincey

Oct 1, 2016
Guillermo del Toro - at home with monsters - inside his films, notebooks, and collections by Guillermo del Toro - at home with monsters - inside his films, notebooks, and collections

Oct 1, 2016
Giants of the Lost world - dinosaurs and other extinct monsters of South America by Prothero, Donald R. Giants of the Lost world - dinosaurs and other extinct monsters of South America

The evolution, biology, and discovery of the dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals that lived in South America. Inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Lost world.

Oct 1, 2016
Get what's yours for Medicare - maximize your coverage, minimize your costs by Moeller, Philip, author. Get what's yours for Medicare - maximize your coverage, minimize your costs

"A coauthor of the New York Times bestselling guide to Social Security Get What's Yours authors an essential companion to explain Medicare, the nation's other major benefit for older Americans. Learn how to maximize your health coverage and save money. Social Security provides the bulk of most retirees' income and Medicare guarantees them affordable health insurance. But few people know what Medicare covers and what it doesn't, what it costs, and when to sign up. Nor do they understand which par

Oct 1, 2016
The garden awakening - designs to nurture our land & ourselves by Reynolds, Mary, author. The garden awakening - designs to nurture our land & ourselves

The Garden Awakening is a garden design book with a difference. Drawing inspiration from long-forgotten Irish gardening traditions, Mary Reynolds re-imagines gardens as spaces that work in harmony with nature. Under Mary's gentle guidance you can awaken your garden, nuturing the land to become a beautiful natural space. The Garden Awakening provides: inspiration for garden designs that are in harmony with nature, practical ideas and guidance for creating and maintaining your garden, advice on cr

Oct 1, 2016
The French chef in America - Julia Child's second act by Prud'homme, Alex, author. The French chef in America - Julia Child's second act

"Julia Child is synonymous with French cooking, but her legacy runs much deeper. Now, her great-nephew and My Life in France coauthor vividly recounts the myriad ways in which she profoundly shaped how we eat today. He shows us Child in the aftermath of the publication of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, suddenly finding herself America's first lady of French food and under considerable pressure to embrace her new mantle. We see her dealing with difficult colleagues and the challenges of fam

Oct 1, 2016
Dolce vita confidential - Fellini, Loren, Pucci, paparazzi, and the swinging high life of 1950s Rome by Levy, Shawn, author. Dolce vita confidential - Fellini, Loren, Pucci, paparazzi, and the swinging high life of 1950s Rome

Oct 1, 2016
Danger close - my epic journey as a combat helicopter pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan by Smith, Amber (Amber Lane), 1981- author. Danger close - my epic journey as a combat helicopter pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan

"A memoir of active combat by an elite female helicopter pilot stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan vividly describes her division's high-risk battles and the ways they were challenged to perform under extreme duress, sharing additional insights into her experiences as a woman in a male-dominated unit,"--NoveList.

Oct 1, 2016
Crossfire - the plot that killed Kennedy by Marrs, Jim, author. Crossfire - the plot that killed Kennedy

"What really happened in Dallas on November 22, 1963? Was the assassination of John F. Kennedy simply the work of a warped, solitary young man, or was something more nefarious afoot? Pulling together a wealth of evidence, including rare photos, documents, and interviews, veteran Texas journalist Jim Marrs reveals the truth about that fateful day. Thoroughly revised and updated with the latest findings about the assassination, Crossfire is the most comprehensive, convincing explanation of how, wh

Oct 1, 2016
Confessions of a secular Jesus follower - finding answers in Jesus for those who don't believe by Krattenmaker, Tom, 1960- author. Confessions of a secular Jesus follower - finding answers in Jesus for those who don't believe

"An award-winning USA Today columnist makes the case for how a Jesus freed from religion and politics meets the need for meaning and purpose in secular America, "--Amazon.com.

Oct 1, 2016