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Four centuries of quilts - the Colonial Williamsburg collection by

Four centuries of quilts - the Colonial Williamsburg collection

Feb 6, 2016
Fortify your life - your guide to vitamins, minerals, and more by Low Dog, Tieraona, author.

Fortify your life - your guide to vitamins, minerals, and more

"Health-conscious consumers read nutritional labels, but it's nearly impossible to get the nutrients we need with diet alone. To get the USDA-recommended daily quota of vitamin D, for example, you need to eat 15 eggs or 26 sardines; of iron, 414 almonds or 15 cups of broccoli. So we rely on nutritional supplements--vitamins and minerals, probiotics and enzymes--but the variety of pills, products, and elixirs on the market today is overwhelming. And, as we have seen in recent news, some of these

Feb 6, 2016
The firebrand and the First Lady - portrait of a friendship - Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice by Bell-Scott, Patricia

The firebrand and the First Lady - portrait of a friendship - Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice

"A groundbreaking book—two decades in the works—that tells the story of how a brilliant writer-turned-activist, granddaughter of a mulatto slave, and the first lady of the United States, whose ancestry gave her membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution, forged an enduring friendship that changed each of their lives and helped to alter the course of race and racism in America."--

Feb 6, 2016
Finger painting weekend workshop - a beginner's guide to creating brush-free works of art by Scott, Iris, author, artist.

Finger painting weekend workshop - a beginner's guide to creating brush-free works of art

"Leave your brushes behind! Iris Scott's revolutionary finger-painting courses are designed for everyone, especially beginners. Watch your paintings flourish with life when you follow Iris's simple techniques that let the paint do the work. Complete with five masterpieces and clear, step-by-step instructions for recreating each one, this book makes you feel like you are sitting right in one of Iris's best-selling finger painting classes. Featuring beautiful artworks like Koi Fish, Wet Road, Clou

Feb 6, 2016
Fat woman on the mountain - how I lost half of myself and found happiness - a memoir by Whitely, Kara Richardson.

Fat woman on the mountain - how I lost half of myself and found happiness - a memoir

The story of a woman who changed her focus from how many pounds she wanted to lose to doing what she wanted to do - climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

Feb 6, 2016
Fast into the night - a woman, her dogs, and their journey north on the Iditarod Trail by Moderow, Debbie Clarke, author.

Fast into the night - a woman, her dogs, and their journey north on the Iditarod Trail

Describes the author's experiences as a middle-aged mom whose initial resolve to train for and complete the Iditarod failed when her dogs refused to finish the race, detailing how she overcame daunting challenges to succeed during a second attempt. --

Feb 6, 2016
Fast food maniac - from Arby's to White Castle, one man's supersized obsession with America's favorite food by Hein, Jon, 1967- author.

Fast food maniac - from Arby's to White Castle, one man's supersized obsession with America's favorite food

Jon Hein is the ultimate fast food maniac, and in this book he draws on his extensive knowledge of, and love for, both nationwide chains and regional gems, from McDonald's and KFC to In-N-Out Burger and Carvel. He digs into their origin stories; reveals secret menu items; includes best lists for everything from fried chicken and shakes to connoisseur concerns such as straws and biscuits; takes a nostalgic look back at the best giveaways, slogans, and uniforms; and even provides a battle-tested d

Feb 6, 2016
The carols of Christmas - a celebration of the surprising stories behind your favorite holiday songs by Gant, Andrew, 1963- author.

The carols of Christmas - a celebration of the surprising stories behind your favorite holiday songs

Shares the origins of twenty-one Christmas carols, including "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing," "Away in a Manger," and "The Twelve Days of Christmas."

Feb 6, 2016
Andy Warhol was a hoarder - inside the minds of history's great personalities by Kalb, Claudia.

Andy Warhol was a hoarder - inside the minds of history's great personalities

"Was Andy Warhol a hoarder? Did Einstein have autism? In this surprising and inventive look at the evolution of mental health, respected journalist Claudia Kalb gives readers a glimpse into the lives of high-profile historic figures through the lens of modern psychology, weaving groundbreaking research into biographical narratives that are deeply embedded in our culture. From Marilyn Monroe's borderline personality disorder to Charles Darwin's anxiety, Kalb provides compelling insight into a bro

Feb 6, 2016
Battlefields in miniature - making realistic and effective terrain for wargames by Davies, Paul (Game journalist)

Battlefields in miniature - making realistic and effective terrain for wargames

"Like a good general, a good wargamer should have an eye for the ground. Just as the nature of the battlefield plays a central role in real warfare, so miniature wargames are greatly enhanced by realistic terrain. Besides, when you've spent hundreds of hours collecting and painting your miniature armies, they surely deserve ground worth fighting for. Master terrain modeller Paul Davies takes the reader through the process of creating a visually appealing yet practical terrain system. First the t

Feb 6, 2016
The Black Calhouns - from Civil War to civil rights, with one African American family by Buckley, Gail Lumet, 1937- author.

The Black Calhouns - from Civil War to civil rights, with one African American family

Gail Lumet Buckley, daughter of actress Lena Horne, delves deeply into her family history, detailing the experiences of an extraordinary African American family from Civil War to civil rights.

Feb 6, 2016
The big red book of modern Chinese literature - writings from the mainland in the long twentieth century by

The big red book of modern Chinese literature - writings from the mainland in the long twentieth century

"Award-winning literary scholar and poet Yunte Huang here gathers together an intimate and authoritative selection of significant works, in outstanding translations, from nearly fifty Chinese writers, that together express a search for the soul of modern China. From the 1912 overthrow of a millennia-long monarchy to the Cultural Revolution, to China’s rise as a global military and economic superpower, the Chinese literary imagination has encompassed an astonishing array of moods and styles?from

Feb 6, 2016
Betty Crocker's slow cooker cookbook. by Crocker, Betty.

Betty Crocker's slow cooker cookbook.

You'll find main dish recipes for soups, stews, roasts, chicken, turkey, and even vegetarian meals.

Feb 6, 2016
America's original sin - racism, white privilege, and the bridge to a new America by Wallis, Jim, author.

America's original sin - racism, white privilege, and the bridge to a new America

Feb 6, 2016
Fabulous Felt - How to Make Beautiful Accessories and Decorations by Lapierre, Corrine

Fabulous Felt - How to Make Beautiful Accessories and Decorations

Feb 6, 2016
The complete book of home organization by Hammersley, Toni, author.

The complete book of home organization

Hammersley provides innovative storage ideas and cleaning tips to help you effectively and attractively organize your home. She shows you how to purge, sort, and store using systems that will improve and revitalize any living space.

Feb 6, 2016
Classroom management strategies - targeting noncompliance by Fredericks, Robin, author.

Classroom management strategies - targeting noncompliance

Feb 6, 2016
Dake's annotated reference Bible - the Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments of the Authorized or King James version text by

Dake's annotated reference Bible - the Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments of the Authorized or King James version text

The Dake Annotated Reference Bible is called by many names: the Dakes Bible, Dake's Bible, the Dake Bible, Dake's Annotated Bible, Dakes Study Bible, etc. But no matter what it is called, it is simply the best study Bible available today! The Dakes Bible is King James Version, red letter and comes in several styles (hardback, bonded leather and genuine leather) and colors (black and burgundy). No Bible in the world has as many notes (35,000) as a Dakes Bible or as many cross references (500,000)

Feb 6, 2016
Death of a heart - a World War II story of romance, adventure, and espionage by Blum, Howard, author.

Death of a heart - a World War II story of romance, adventure, and espionage

Feb 6, 2016
Dehydrating at home - getting the best from your dehydrator, from fruit leathers to meat jerkies by Keogh, Michelle, author.

Dehydrating at home - getting the best from your dehydrator, from fruit leathers to meat jerkies

Feb 6, 2016