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Irena's children - the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto by Mazzeo, Tilar J., author. Irena's children - the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto

The "extraordinary and gripping account of Irena Sendler--the "female Oskar Schindler"--who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II"--Dust jacket.

Sep 30, 2016
Fodor's essential Australia by Atkinson, Lee, author. Fodor's essential Australia

"Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Australia, including the glamorous beaches outside Sydney, the magnificent Great Barrier Reef, and the rugged beauty of the Outback. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or fifth,"--back cover.

Sep 30, 2016
Dream a world anew - the African American experience and the shaping of America by Dream a world anew - the African American experience and the shaping of America

Sep 30, 2016
Dinner at the long table by Tarlow, Andrew, author. Dinner at the long table

"ANDREW TARLOW has grown a restaurant empire on the simple idea that a meal can somehow be beautiful and ambitious, while also being unfussy and inviting. From the acclaimed owner of Brooklyn|s Diner, Marlow & Sons, Marlow & Daughters, Reynard, The Ides, Achilles Heel, She Wolf Bakery, Marlow Goods, Roman|s, and the Wythe Hotel comes this debut cookbook capturing a year|s worth of dishes meant to be shared among friends. Personal and accessible, Dinner at the Long Table brings Tarlow|s keen eye

Sep 30, 2016
Danielle Walker's against all grain celebrations - a year of gluten-free, dairy-free, and Paleo recipes for every occasion by Walker, Danielle (Chef) Danielle Walker's against all grain celebrations - a year of gluten-free, dairy-free, and Paleo recipes for every occasion

Sep 30, 2016
Ceramics - contemporary artists working in clay by Singleton, Kate (Kate J.), 1983- author. Ceramics - contemporary artists working in clay

"This beautiful modern volume presents the work of 30 contemporary artists who have turned to clay to shape their most innovative ideas into stunning works of art. From cups shaped like crystals to a tree trunk made of porcelain and stoneware planters painted to look like ladies, popular curator and blogger Kate Singleton collects here whimsical pieces with narrative, graphic, curious, and organic qualities that blur the line between fine art, design, and craft. Featuring a unique package with a

Sep 30, 2016
Art of the pie - a practical guide to homemade crusts, fillings, and life by McDermott, Kate, 1953- author. Art of the pie - a practical guide to homemade crusts, fillings, and life

Sep 30, 2016
Pumpkin - the raccoon who thought she was a dog by Young, Laura L., 1986- author. Pumpkin - the raccoon who thought she was a dog

Sep 30, 2016
The presence process - a journey into present moment awareness by Brown, Michael, 1962- The presence process - a journey into present moment awareness

Sep 30, 2016
Plant - exploring the botanical world by Plant - exploring the botanical world

Sep 30, 2016
The people and the books - 18 classics of Jewish literature by Kirsch, Adam, 1976- author. The people and the books - 18 classics of Jewish literature

"An essential exploration of a rich literary tradition from the Bible to modern times, by a "rare literary authority" (New York Times Book Review). Jews have long embraced their identity as "the people of the book." But outside of the Bible, much of the Jewish literary tradition remains little known. The People and the Books shows how central questions and themes of our history and culture are reflected in the Jewish literary canon: the nature of God, the right way to understand the Bible, the r

Sep 30, 2016
Parenting through the storm - find help, hope, and strength when your child has psychological problems by Douglas, Ann, 1963- author. Parenting through the storm - find help, hope, and strength when your child has psychological problems

Sep 30, 2016
Outbreak! - 50 tales of epidemics that terrorized the world by Skwarecki, Beth, author. Outbreak! - 50 tales of epidemics that terrorized the world

"Describes 50 outbreaks of disease throughout history. Also explains how and why these diseases spread and how humans tried to stop them"--

Sep 30, 2016
Out of the box desserts - simply spectacular semi-homemade sweets by Parker, Hayley, author. Out of the box desserts - simply spectacular semi-homemade sweets

Effortless, no-fail baking is within reach! By starting with cake or brownie mixes, ready-made dough and crusts, and other make-it-simple shortcut ingredients, these recipes and more can be whipped up in no time flat.

Sep 30, 2016
Buxton Hall BBQ book of smoke - wood-smoked meat, sides, and more by Moss, Elliott, 1980- author. Buxton Hall BBQ book of smoke - wood-smoked meat, sides, and more

Sep 30, 2016
The breast cancer cookbook - over 100 easy recipes to nourish and boost health during and after treatment by Keshtgar, M. R. S. (Mohammad R. S.), 1962- The breast cancer cookbook - over 100 easy recipes to nourish and boost health during and after treatment

With often contradictory reports in the press all the time about the role certain foods play in cancer (not all of them substantiated by plausible research studies), it is especially confusing for those diagnosed or at a higher risk of breast cancer to understand how they can take an active role in treatment and prevention through diet and lifestyle. Pioneering consultant breast cancer specialist Professor Mohammed Keshtgar makes it simple with The Breast Cancer Cookbook. Based on his extensive

Sep 30, 2016
Buying a bride - an engaging history of mail-order matches by Zug, Marcia A., author. Buying a bride - an engaging history of mail-order matches

There have always been mail-order brides in America--but we haven't always thought about them in the same ways. In Buying a Bride, Marcia A. Zug starts with the so-called "Tobacco Wives" of the Jamestown colony and moves all the way forward to today's modern same-sex mail-order grooms to explore the advantages and disadvantages of mail-order marriage. It's a history of deception, physical abuse, and failed unions. It's also the story of how mail-order marriage can offer women surprising and empo

Sep 30, 2016
Born to run by Springsteen, Bruce, author. Born to run

Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs. He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, danger, and darkness that fueled his imagination, leading up to the moment he refers to as "The Big Bang": seeing Elvis Presley's debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. He vividly recounts his relentless drive to become a musician, his ear

Sep 30, 2016
Blackacre by Youn, Monica, author. Blackacre

Sep 30, 2016
Being a dog - following the dog into a world of smell by Horowitz, Alexandra, author. Being a dog - following the dog into a world of smell

Alexandra Horowitz, author of the bestseller Inside of a Dog, explores what dogs know in even greater depth, following their lead to learn about the dog's spectacular nose and how we mere humans can improve our underused sense of smell. Here Horowitz, a leading researcher in dog cognition, continues to unpack the mystery of a dog's nose-view, in order to more fully understand our companions. She follows the dog's nose--exploring not only its abilities but the incredible ways it is being put to u

Sep 30, 2016