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Crochet for the absolute beginner by Turner, Pauline, author.

Crochet for the absolute beginner

Provides step-by-step, illustrated instructions for crochet projects, including scarves, bags, and a coat, guiding beginners through basic stitches and techniques, and demonstrates how to create textures, patterns, and lacework.

Aug 1, 2015
Fix-it and forget-it slow cooker magic - 550 amazing everyday recipes by Good, Phyllis Pellman, 1948- author.

Fix-it and forget-it slow cooker magic - 550 amazing everyday recipes

"The beloved Fix-It and Forget-It series has sold nearly 11 million copies, giving home cooks around the world exactly what they crave—recipes for delicious, satisfying meals that anyone can make with simple ingredients and minimal preparation time. Who doesn’t love being able to serve their family a wholesome dinner (and dessert!) without spending hours in the kitchen—or a fortune on groceries? Now, New York Times bestselling author Phyllis Good presents a collection that gives cooks even more!

Aug 1, 2015
Give us the ballot - the modern struggle for voting rights in America by Berman, Ari, author.

Give us the ballot - the modern struggle for voting rights in America

"On the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, a riveting and alarming account of the continuing battle over Americans' right to vote"--

Aug 1, 2015
Gods of the morning - a bird's eye view of a changing world by Lister-Kaye, John, 1946- author.

Gods of the morning - a bird's eye view of a changing world

Aug 1, 2015
Cruel harvest - a memoir by Grubb, Fran E.

Cruel harvest - a memoir

Recounts the author's childhood in which her father sexually abused her and her sisters, sold her brother for five dollars, and killed her infant sister, and reveals how she was able to find God and thrive after years of trauma.

Aug 1, 2015
The day of battle - the war in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944 by Atkinson, Rick.

The day of battle - the war in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944

The second volume in a trilogy chronicling the liberation of Europe during World War II focuses on the Allied campaigns in Sicily and Italy, detailing the bloody battles at Salerno, Anzio, and Monte Cassino, as well as the June 1944 liberation of Rome.

Aug 1, 2015
Fix-it and forget-it cooking light for slow cookers - 600 healthy, low-fat recipes for your slow cooker by Good, Phyllis Pellman, 1948- author.

Fix-it and forget-it cooking light for slow cookers - 600 healthy, low-fat recipes for your slow cooker

Aug 1, 2015
Drawing pets by Williams, David, author, illustrator.

Drawing pets

Kids and adults love to draw, especially animals and pets. "Idiot's Guides: Drawing Pets" takes readers through baby steps of how to draw the basic shapes and then to develop the drawings into accurate likenesses of their favorite animals. The book features two-color, detailed instructions for creating 50 of the most popular pets, including plenty of varieties of dogs, cats, fish, birds, reptiles, horses, and more.

Aug 1, 2015
Drawing animals shape by shape - create cartoon animals with circles, squares, rectangles and triangles by Hart, Christopher, 1957-

Drawing animals shape by shape - create cartoon animals with circles, squares, rectangles and triangles

"If you can make a simple shape, you can draw an animal! In his fun follow-up to Drawing Shape by Shape, Christopher Hart--the world's bestselling author of how-to-draw books--has devised an irresistible menagerie of more than 90 colorful creatures to create. Begin with a basic circle, square, rectangle, or triangle, and turn it step-by-easy-step into a kitty, dog, elephant, baby gator, and many more. And what's really cool is, you can STILL see the starting shape even in the completed animal! P

Aug 1, 2015
Discovering vintage New Orleans - a guide to the city's timeless shops, bars, hotels & more by Stuart, Bonnye E.

Discovering vintage New Orleans - a guide to the city's timeless shops, bars, hotels & more

Aug 1, 2015
Death in Florence - the Medici, Savonarola, and the battle for the soul of a renaissance city by Strathern, Paul, 1940- author.

Death in Florence - the Medici, Savonarola, and the battle for the soul of a renaissance city

"By the end of the fifteenth century, Florence was well established as the home of the Renaissance. As generous patrons to the likes of Botticelli and Michelangelo, the ruling Medici embodied the progressive humanist spirit of the age, and in Lorenzo de' Medici (Lorenzo the Magnificent) they possessed a diplomat capable of guarding the militarily weak city in a climate of constantly shifting allegiances between the major Italian powers. However, in the form of Savonarola, an unprepossessing prov

Aug 1, 2015
How to use automotive diagnostic scanners by Martin, Tracy, 1951-

How to use automotive diagnostic scanners

Aug 1, 2015
Hitler's last days - the death of the Nazi regime and the world's most notorious dictator by O'Reilly, Bill.

Hitler's last days - the death of the Nazi regime and the world's most notorious dictator

Aug 1, 2015
Groucho - the life and times of Julius Henry Marx by Kanfer, Stefan.

Groucho - the life and times of Julius Henry Marx

Examines the life of perhaps the greatest comic genius of the twentieth century.

Aug 1, 2015
The great transition - shifting from fossil fuels to solar and wind energy by Brown, Lester R. (Lester Russell), 1934- author.

The great transition - shifting from fossil fuels to solar and wind energy

Examines the rise of a new global energy economy moving away from coal and oil, and toward solar and wind power, as costs for those technologies continue to drop.

Aug 1, 2015
Fodor's Los Angeles by

Fodor's Los Angeles

A comprehensive travel guide to Los Angeles, with pull-out map and information on accommodations and restaurants, Disneyland and other family attractions, shopping and entertainment, beaches, and sports.

Aug 1, 2015
The everything vegan paleo cookbook by Fortney, Daelyn.

The everything vegan paleo cookbook

Both Paleo and vegan diets focus on clean eating. Fortney gives you hundreds of options for following both lifestyles, with deliciously clean recipes that focus on fresh vegetables and fruits, nuts, sprouts, and healthy fats.

Aug 1, 2015
The everything STEM handbook - help your child learn and succeed in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math by Sawah, Rihab.

The everything STEM handbook - help your child learn and succeed in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math

"A guide for parents hoping to teach their kids the basics of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)"--

Aug 1, 2015
The everything easy Asian cookbook by Jaggers, Kelly.

The everything easy Asian cookbook

Learn to make healthy Asian meals at home! Whether you're craving Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese or Thai, Jaggers teaches you all you need to make classic, flavorful dishes in the comfort of your own kitchen.

Aug 1, 2015
Cambridge Latin course. Unit 4 by

Cambridge Latin course. Unit 4

Aug 1, 2015