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Robotics - from automatons to the Roomba by Foran, Racquel, 1966-

Robotics - from automatons to the Roomba

Vivid text details how early mechanical automatons led to the advanced, intelligent robots of today. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible. Useful sidebars, rich images, and a glossary help readers understand the science and its importance. Maps and diagrams provide context for critical discoveries in the field. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Aug 29, 2015
Seismology - our violent earth by Baxter, Roberta.

Seismology - our violent earth

"This title presents the history of seismology. Vivid text details how early theories led to our modern understanding of the forces behind earthquakes and volcanoes. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible."--Publisher's website.

Aug 29, 2015
The Tao of innovation - nine questions every innovator must answer by Tan, Teng-Kee.

The Tao of innovation - nine questions every innovator must answer

The Tao of Innovation is the first book to blend Eastern philosophy with tried-and-true innovation strategies. It presents a holistic, intuitive and practical approach to developing game-changing innovation.

Aug 29, 2015
Washington and Hamilton - the alliance that forged America by Knott, Stephen F.

Washington and Hamilton - the alliance that forged America

Aug 29, 2015
Top 10 Las Vegas by Emerson, Connie, 1930- author

Top 10 Las Vegas

A detailed travel guide to the top ten places to stay, eat, and shop in Las Vegas, along with a listing of the best casinos, golf courses, and other attractions.

Aug 29, 2015
Photoshop LAB color - the canyon conundrum and other adventures in the most powerful colorspace by Margulis, Dan, 1951-

Photoshop LAB color - the canyon conundrum and other adventures in the most powerful colorspace

Aug 29, 2015
Wherever you go, there you are - mindfulness meditation in everyday life by Kabat-Zinn, Jon, author.

Wherever you go, there you are - mindfulness meditation in everyday life

"In his follow-up to Full Catastrophe Living--a book in which he presented basic meditation techniques as a way of reducing stress and healing from illness--here Jon Kabat-Zinn goes much more deeply into the practice of meditation for its own sake"--Amazon.com.

Aug 29, 2015
The WikiLeaks files - the world according to US empire by

The WikiLeaks files - the world according to US empire

Aug 29, 2015
The making of Asian America - a history by Lee, Erika, author.

The making of Asian America - a history

"The definitive history of Asian Americans by one of the nation's preeminent scholars on the subject. In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United States. But as award-winning historian Erika Lee reminds us, Asian Americans also have deep roots in the country. The Making of Asian America tells the little-known history of Asian Americans and their role in American life, from the arrival of the first Asians in t

Aug 29, 2015
F*ck feelings - one shrink's practical advice for managing all life's impossible problems by Bennett, Michael, 1945-

F*ck feelings - one shrink's practical advice for managing all life's impossible problems

"The only self-help book you'll ever need, from a psychiatrist who will help you put aside your unrealistic wishes, stop trying to change things you can't change, and do the best with what you can control--the first steps to solving all of life's impossible problems"--

Aug 29, 2015
Exceptional - why the world needs a powerful America by Cheney, Richard B., author.

Exceptional - why the world needs a powerful America

"Former vice president Dick Cheney, a #1 New York Times bestselling author, and his daughter Liz Cheney, former deputy assistant secretary of state, explain the unique and indispensable nature of American power, reveal the damage done by President Obama's abandonment of this principle, and show how America can and must lead again."--

Aug 29, 2015
ABA consumer guide to mortgage modification - how to lower your mortgage payments with the Home Affordable Modification Program by Kackley, Dean Allen, author.

ABA consumer guide to mortgage modification - how to lower your mortgage payments with the Home Affordable Modification Program

Aug 29, 2015
The ABA consumer guide to employee rights - understanding and asserting your rights on the job by Freking, Randy, author.

The ABA consumer guide to employee rights - understanding and asserting your rights on the job

Aug 29, 2015
Daily Readings from You Can, You Will - 90 Devotions to Becoming a Winner by Osteen, Joel

Daily Readings from You Can, You Will - 90 Devotions to Becoming a Winner

Aug 29, 2015
The consolations of philosophy by De Botton, Alain.

The consolations of philosophy

The author attempts to make philosophy useful by using the great philosophers to heal a variety of psychic ailments.

Aug 29, 2015
The Cafo Reader - The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories by Imhoff, Daniel (EDT)

The Cafo Reader - The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories

Aug 29, 2015
Bosnia & Herzegovina - the Bradt travel guide by Clancy, Tim, author.

Bosnia & Herzegovina - the Bradt travel guide

Provides a brief historical background on Bosnia and Herzegovina, suggests itineraries for travelers, and provides information on accommodations, restaurants, festivals, shopping, entertainment, activities, and attractions.

Aug 29, 2015
Born on the bayou - a memoir by Lourd, Blaine.

Born on the bayou - a memoir

Aug 29, 2015
The bone broth miracle - how an ancient remedy can improve health, fight aging, and boost beauty by Resnick, Ariane, author.

The bone broth miracle - how an ancient remedy can improve health, fight aging, and boost beauty

Describes how bone broth can be beneficial for immune support, digestive health, and joint strength, and provides such recipes using bone broth as tomato soup, mixed bean chili, and shrimp risotto.

Aug 29, 2015
ABA consumer guide to short sales - a practical resource for buyers and sellers by Kackley, Dean Allen, author.

ABA consumer guide to short sales - a practical resource for buyers and sellers

Aug 29, 2015