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PSAT/NMSQT, 2017 strategies, practice, and review. by

PSAT/NMSQT, 2017 strategies, practice, and review.

Provides strategies for tackling the critical reading, math, and writing sections of the PSAT; offers practice tests with detailed answers; and contains review resources including a word list, word families, and math concepts.

May 25, 2016
Tribe - on homecoming and belonging by Junger, Sebastian, author.

Tribe - on homecoming and belonging

"Draws on history, psychology, and anthropology to discuss how the tribal connection--the instinct to belong to small groups with a clear purpose and common understanding--can satisfy the human quest for meaning and belonging,"--NoveList.

May 25, 2016
The suit - form, function and style by Breward, Christopher, 1965- author.

The suit - form, function and style

May 25, 2016
African American writing - a literary approach by Sollors, Werner.

African American writing - a literary approach

May 25, 2016
Anatomy & 100 stretching exercises for cycling by Albir, Guillermo Seijas.

Anatomy & 100 stretching exercises for cycling

Addresses the specific needs of cyclists, bringing together information on the most recent studies of the effects on flexibility on cycling.

May 25, 2016
Boy with thorn by Laurentiis, Rickey, author.

Boy with thorn

In a landscape at once the brutal American South as it is the brutal mind, Boy with Thorn interrogates the genesis of all poetic creation--the imagination itself, questioning what role it plays in both our fascinations with and repulsion from a national history of racial and sexual violence. The personal and political crash into one language here, gothic as it is supple, meditating on visual art and myth, to desire, the practice of lynching and Hurricane Katrina. Always at its center, though, is

May 25, 2016
Breaking Rockefeller - the incredible story of the ambitious rivals who toppled an oil empire by Doran, Peter B., author.

Breaking Rockefeller - the incredible story of the ambitious rivals who toppled an oil empire

"The author of the popular History of Oil podcast traces the early-20th-century rivalry between John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil and Royal Dutch Shell, describing the origins of partners Marcus Samuel, Jr. and Henri Deterding and how they used respective talents to break Rockefeller's daunting monopoly"--

May 25, 2016
Building blocks by Califano, Diane, author.

Building blocks

May 25, 2016
Charleston syllabus - readings on race, racism, and racial violence by

Charleston syllabus - readings on race, racism, and racial violence

May 25, 2016
Cake - a slice of history by Levene, Alysa, 1976- author.

Cake - a slice of history

Alysa Levene looks at cakes both ancient and modern, from the Fruit Cake, to the Pound Cake, from the ubiquitous birthday cake to the Angel Food Cake, all the way up to competitive baking shows on television and our modern obsession with macaroons and cup cakes. Along the way, she shows how cakes are so much more than just a delicious sugar hit, and reflects on how and why cakes became the food to eat in times of celebration. Cake reflects cultural differences, whether it is the changing role of

May 25, 2016
Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies. The patriots by Fisher, David, 1946- author.

Bill O'Reilly's Legends & lies. The patriots

The American Revolution was not inevitable, nor was it a unanimous cause. It pitted neighbors against one another, as loyalists and colonial rebels faced off for their lives and futures. Through the remarkable lives of the first Americans, this book reveals the contentious arguments that turned friends into foes and the land into a war zone. From the riots over a child's murder that led to the Boston Massacre, to the Continental Army's first victory under George Washington's leadership, to the l

May 25, 2016
Best easy day hikes, Shenandoah National Park by Gildart, Robert C.

Best easy day hikes, Shenandoah National Park

May 25, 2016
Berries - the complete guide to cooking with power-packed berries by Pedersen, Stephanie, author.

Berries - the complete guide to cooking with power-packed berries

Berries have found a place among home cooks who wants a convenient, delicious way to add fiber, vitamins, antioxidants, and phytonutrients to their diets. Enjoy recipes for: Superfood Purple Smoothie, Blueberry banana oatmeal bread, Goji wild rice bowl, Avocadobeanberry sandwich, Chicken with berry sauce, Curried halibut with raspberry-mango relish, Berry kale quinoa, Flourless PB&B cookies, Lemon berry cornmeal cake, Key Lime avocado berry pie, Healthy berry streusel bars, Quinoa cranberry red

May 25, 2016
How to create your own jewelry line by Shapiro, Emilie, author.

How to create your own jewelry line

May 25, 2016
How women decide - what's true, what's not, and what strategies spark the best choices by Huston, Therese, author.

How women decide - what's true, what's not, and what strategies spark the best choices

Our futures depend not just on the results of the choices we make, but on how well we handle making these hard choices and the serious scrutiny that comes with them. Huston shows how men and women approach decisions differently, though not necessarily in the ways we have been led to believe. She opens up the conversation about how we can best shape our habits, perceptions, and strategies, not just to make the most of our own opportunities, but to reshape the culture and bring out the best decisi

May 25, 2016
70Candles! - women thriving in their 8th decade by Giddan, Jane J., author.

70Candles! - women thriving in their 8th decade

May 25, 2016
How to choose a leader - Machiavelli's advice to citizens by Viroli, Maurizio, author.

How to choose a leader - Machiavelli's advice to citizens

"One of the greatest political advisers of all time, Niccolo` Machiavelli thought long and hard about how citizens could identify great leaders--ones capable of defending and enhancing the liberty, honor, and prosperity of their countries. Drawing on the full range of the Florentine's writings, acclaimed Machiavelli biographer Maurizio Viroli gathers and interprets Machiavelli's timeless wisdom about choosing leaders. The brief and engaging result is a new kind of Prince--one addressed to citize

May 25, 2016
In the Arena - good citizens, a great Republic, and how One Speech Can Reinvigorate America by Hegseth, Pete, author.

In the Arena - good citizens, a great Republic, and how One Speech Can Reinvigorate America

May 25, 2016
Android tips and tricks by Hart-Davis, Guy, author.

Android tips and tricks

"You'll learn how to use your Android smartphone or tablet as a powerful communication, organization, and productivity tool as well as a feature-packed entertainment device. You will dig deep into the settings and capabilities of both Android itself and the preinstalled apps, developing the knowledge and skills to exploit them to the fullest."--Back cover.

May 25, 2016
The Alzheimer's prevention & treatment diet - using nutrition to combat the effects of Alzheimer's Disease by Isaacson, Richard S., author.

The Alzheimer's prevention & treatment diet - using nutrition to combat the effects of Alzheimer's Disease

"Alzheimer s disease (AD) is a type of dementia that can be very hard for both the patient and the caregiver. Currently, five million Americans have been diagnosed with AD--and that number is likely to triple by 2050. While the cause of Alzheimer s disease is still a mystery, new research has increased our knowledge of certain aspects of the disease. Perhaps most significant, studies show that proper diet may make a real difference, not only in slowing the progression of AD, but also in preventi

May 25, 2016