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Understanding autism - the essential guide for parents by Williams, Katrina, author.

Understanding autism - the essential guide for parents

Aug 1, 2015
Understanding mass incarceration - a people's guide to the key civil rights struggle of our time by Kilgore, James William, 1947-

Understanding mass incarceration - a people's guide to the key civil rights struggle of our time

"We all know that orange is the new black and mass incarceration is the new Jim Crow, but how much do we actually know about the structure, goals, and impact of our criminal justice system? Understanding Mass Incarceration offers the first comprehensive overview of the incarceration apparatus put in place by the world's largest jailer: the United States. Drawing on a growing body of academic and professional work, Understanding Mass Incarceration describes in plain English the many competing th

Aug 1, 2015
Undocumented - a Dominican boy's odyssey from a homeless shelter to the Ivy League by Padilla Peralta, Dan-el, author.

Undocumented - a Dominican boy's odyssey from a homeless shelter to the Ivy League

Aug 1, 2015
Unfinished Business - Equality for Women and Men, Work and Family by Slaughter, Anne-Marie

Unfinished Business - Equality for Women and Men, Work and Family

Aug 1, 2015
Unlikeable - The Problem With Hillary by Klein, Edward

Unlikeable - The Problem With Hillary

Jul 31, 2015
Unmanned - drones, data, and the illusion of perfect warfare by Arkin, William M., author.

Unmanned - drones, data, and the illusion of perfect warfare

"Unmanned is an in-depth examination of why seemingly successful wars never seem to end. The problem centers on drones, now accumulated in the thousands, the front end of a spying and killing machine that is disconnected from either security or safety. Drones, however, are only part of the problem. William Arkin shows that security is actually undermined by an impulse to gather as much data as possible, the appetite and the theory both skewed towards the notion that no amount is too much. And ye

Jul 31, 2015
Upgrading and repairing PCs by Mueller, Scott, author.

Upgrading and repairing PCs

Jul 31, 2015
Upside - the new science of post-traumatic growth by Rendon, Jim, author.

Upside - the new science of post-traumatic growth

Drawing on interviews with researchers and trauma survivors, a journalist delves into the study of post-traumatic stress disorder, using accessible language, prescriptive takeaways, and tools to promote positive responses to trauma.

Aug 1, 2015
Vatican diaries - a behind-the-scenes look at the power, personalities, and politics at the heart of the Catholic Church by Thavis, John.

Vatican diaries - a behind-the-scenes look at the power, personalities, and politics at the heart of the Catholic Church

"Thavis reveals Vatican City as a place struggling to define itself in the face of internal and external threats, where Curia cardinals fight private wars and sexual abuse scandals threaten to undermine papal authority. Thavis also takes readers through the politicking behind the election of Pope Francis and what we might expect from his papacy." --P. [4] of cover.

Jul 31, 2015
Water to the angels - William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles by Standiford, Les, author.

Water to the angels - William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles

Documents the story of William Mulholland's Los Angeles aqueduct, the largest public water project ever built, describing how it transformed a small desert city into a modern metropolis.

Jul 31, 2015
Watercolours unleashed by Betteridge, Jane, author.

Watercolours unleashed

Creativity and imaginative use of the popular watercolour medium suffuses every part of Jane Betteridge's work. In this, her first book, she shares her painting techniques and methods with you. Learn to use watercolour paints in unusual and surprising ways to create works bursting with vibrancy and beauty.

Jul 28, 2015
What happens in Vegas stays on YouTube by Qualman, Erik, 1972-

What happens in Vegas stays on YouTube

Aug 1, 2015
When the impossible happens - adventures in non-ordinary realities by Grof, Stanislav, 1931-

When the impossible happens - adventures in non-ordinary realities

Aug 1, 2015
White Dresses - A Memoir of Love and Secrets, Mothers and Daughters by Peterson, Mary Pflum

White Dresses - A Memoir of Love and Secrets, Mothers and Daughters

Jul 31, 2015
Why Religion Is Immoral - And Other Interventions by Hitchens, Christopher

Why Religion Is Immoral - And Other Interventions

Jul 31, 2015
Why We Work by Schwartz, Barry

Why We Work

Aug 1, 2015
Windows 10 for Seniors - Get Started With Windows 10 by Studio Visual Steps (COR)

Windows 10 for Seniors - Get Started With Windows 10

Jul 31, 2015
Windows 10 in Easy Steps by Vandome, Nick

Windows 10 in Easy Steps

Aug 1, 2015
Windows 10 Simplified by McFedries, Paul

Windows 10 Simplified

Jul 31, 2015
Wired child- debunking popular technology myths by Freed, Richard

Wired child- debunking popular technology myths

Aug 1, 2015