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Skills training for struggling kids - promoting your child's behavioral, emotional, academic, and social development by Bloomquist, Michael L.

Skills training for struggling kids - promoting your child's behavioral, emotional, academic, and social development

Jan 31, 2015
Sneaker century - a history of athletic shoes by Keyser, Amber.

Sneaker century - a history of athletic shoes

"In Sneaker Century, follow sneaker fashions and the larger-than-life personalities behind the best known athletic shoe brands in history. Learn how teen sneakerheads became important style makers and drove the success of NIKE, Inc., and other shoe companies. Look behind the scenes at the labor-intensive process of manufacturing sneakers. Explore the sneaker frontier of the future--recycled shoes, earth-friendly initiatives, and high-fashion statements."--Amazon.com.

Jan 31, 2015
So you've been publicly shamed / A Journey Through the World of Public Humiliation by Ronson, Jon, 1967-

So you've been publicly shamed / A Journey Through the World of Public Humiliation

"For the past three years, Jon Ronson has been immersing himself in the world of modern-day public shaming--meeting famous shamees, shamers, and bystanders who have been impacted. This is the perfect time for a modern-day Scarlet Letter--a radically empathetic book about public shaming, and about shaming as a form of social control. It has become such a big part of our lives it has begun to feel weird and empty when there isn't anyone to be furious about. Whole careers are being ruined by one mi

Jan 30, 2015
Sock architecture by Neel, Lara

Sock architecture

Jan 29, 2015
Sometimes an art - nine essays on history by Bailyn, Bernard, author.

Sometimes an art - nine essays on history

"The past has always been elusive: how can we understand people whose worlds were utterly different from our own without imposing our own standards and hindsight? What did things feel like in the moment when outcomes were uncertain? How can we recover the uncertainties of the past, before the outcomes were known? What kind of imagination goes into the writing of transformative history? Are there latent trends that distinguish the kinds of history we now write? How unique was North America among

Jan 26, 2015
Soothe Your Soul - Meditations to Help You Through Life|s Painful Moments by Vredeveld, Margaret

Soothe Your Soul - Meditations to Help You Through Life|s Painful Moments

Jan 30, 2015
Soul companions - a collection of worldwide spirit guide encounters by Sawyer, Karen, 1969-

Soul companions - a collection of worldwide spirit guide encounters

Karen Sawyer's Soul Companions is an amazing and enlightening anthology of profound experiences shared between some of the world's most revered wisdom keepers and their spirit guides. Inspiring and empowering, it lights a path for all of us to follow. --John Perkins, New York Times bestselling author of 'Confessions of an Economic Hit Man' and 'The Secret History of the American Empire'

Jan 28, 2015
Stanley easy home drywall repairs by Ferguson, Myron R.

Stanley easy home drywall repairs

Jan 30, 2015
Stanley easy home plumbing repairs by Schiff, David, 1955-

Stanley easy home plumbing repairs

Jan 30, 2015
Stanley easy home wiring repairs by Popejoy, Clifford A.

Stanley easy home wiring repairs

Jan 30, 2015
Stanley home energy savings by Toht, David.

Stanley home energy savings

Jan 30, 2015
Start to stitch by Nicholson, Nancy, author.

Start to stitch

Jan 31, 2015
Station Zed - Poems by Sleigh, Tom

Station Zed - Poems

Jan 29, 2015
Station zed - poems by Sleigh, Tom, author.

Station zed - poems

Station Zed is the terminal outpost beyond which is the unknown. It is also the poet Tom Sleigh's finest work. In this latest collection, Sleigh brings to these poems his experiences as a journalist on tours of Lebanon, Somalia, Iraq, and Libya. But these are also dispatches from places of grief, history, and poetic traditions as varied as Scottish ballads and the journeys of Basho¯.

Jan 31, 2015
Stay - Lessons My Dogs Taught Me About Life, Loss, and Grace by Burchett, Dave

Stay - Lessons My Dogs Taught Me About Life, Loss, and Grace

Jan 30, 2015
Storm of steel by Jünger, Ernst, 1895-1998.

Storm of steel

Provides a memoir of the First World War through the eyes of an ordinary German soldier who viewed the war as a personal struggle, testing himself by leading raiding parties and enduring as his comrades were killed.

Jan 30, 2015
Stuffocation - why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever by Wallman, James.

Stuffocation - why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever

"For many of us, our possessions and the lifestyle that goes along with them are causing more stress than happiness--otherwise known as "keeping up with the Joneses" or what Alain de Botton calls "status anxiety." But James Wallman argues that we are approaching a tipping point with regard to materialism. People are turning away from the endless drive to consume in favor of a simpler, more streamlined way of living. The shift is already underway: influential millennials favor Zipcars over owning

Jan 30, 2015
Successful Time Management for Dummies by Zeller, Dirk

Successful Time Management for Dummies

Jan 31, 2015
Sugar rush - master tips, techniques, and recipes for sweet baking by Iuzzini, Johnny.

Sugar rush - master tips, techniques, and recipes for sweet baking

"Sugar Rush" is a complete baking course in a book with everything a home baker needs to confidently turn out 150+ sweets with sophisticated flavors. James Beard-award-winning pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini returns to basics, sharing his expert tips on fundamentals such as making caramel and mixing butter cakes, with accompanying step-by-step photographs, before moving on to recipes for Salted Caramels and Sticky Caramel Date Cake. After mastering the simple method for making light-as-air meringues,

Jan 29, 2015
Surprise - Embrace the Unpredictable and Engineer the Unexpected by Renninger, Lee Ann/ Luna, Tania

Surprise - Embrace the Unpredictable and Engineer the Unexpected

Jan 31, 2015