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The whole Bible story by Marty, William Henry.

The whole Bible story

"Bible College professor makes the stories of the Bible accessible by placing them in chronological order and simplifying the language"--Provided by publisher.

Dec 22, 2014
Winning the long game - how strategic leaders shape the future by Krupp, Steven, author.

Winning the long game - how strategic leaders shape the future

"The number one business challenge is winning the long game by being more strategic: developing the skills to look outside the four walls of the organization and see the world from the future back. Steven Krupp and Paul J.H. Schoemaker bridge the gap between what many see as the separate domains of strategy and leadership to show how to develop the discipline of strategic leadership in a world of growing uncertainty"--Amazon.com.

Dec 22, 2014
They eat horses, don't they? - the truth about the French by Eatwell, Piu Marie, author.

They eat horses, don't they? - the truth about the French

"Eatwell reveals the truth behind forty-five myths about the French, from the infamous horsemeat banquets of the nineteenth century that inspired an irrepressible rumor, to breaking down our long-held beliefs about French history and society (the French are a nation of cheese-eating surrender monkeys, right?)"--Dust jacket flap.

Dec 22, 2014
Teddy bears by Schleich, Monika.

Teddy bears

Dec 22, 2014
Toymaking with children by Jaffke, Freya.

Toymaking with children

"... Instructions for making a wide variety of toys, from simple knotted animals and playcloths, to a dollshouse, a play store, puppets, boats and trains, and many varieties of dolls"--From publisher description.

Dec 22, 2014
Training days - the subway artists then and now by Chalfant, Henry, illustrator.

Training days - the subway artists then and now

In the late 1970s, New York City was bankrupt, dirty and dangerous. Born on these grimy streets, graffiti rapidly made its mark. Here, twelve legendary graffiti writers the original subway artists whose creative genius fuelled the earliest flowering of the movement give first-person accounts of their experiences. Individually interviewed for this book by Sacha Jenkins, they reveal an authentic, unparalleled insight into the golden age of graffiti. Illustrated with Henry Chalfants original photog

Dec 22, 2014
Table talk - from The threepenny review by

Table talk - from The threepenny review

"Table Talk is a portable dinner party and a book to read alone while laughing out loud. Table Talk is a salon attended by your smartest friends and by all of the wittiest people they know. Table Talk is a collection of brief but critically acclaimed, half serious/half tongue-in-cheek pieces that borrow the format of The New Yorker's "Talk of the Town" column. Selected from several decades (1990-2013) of The Threepenny Review, known colloquially as the West Coast's New York Review of Books, thes

Dec 22, 2014
Swift for Programmers by Deitel, Paul J./ Deitel, Harvey

Swift for Programmers

Dec 22, 2014
Swift for Dummies by Feiler, Jesse

Swift for Dummies

Dec 22, 2014
Swift Crash Course - A No B.s. Guide to Building Ios Apps by Quave, Jameson

Swift Crash Course - A No B.s. Guide to Building Ios Apps

Dec 22, 2014
Sustainable Happiness - Live Simply, Live Well, Make a Difference by Van Gelder, Sarah (EDT)/ Yes! Magazine (COR)

Sustainable Happiness - Live Simply, Live Well, Make a Difference

Dec 22, 2014
Super foods cookbook - 184 easy recipes to boost your health by Reader's Digest (COR)

Super foods cookbook - 184 easy recipes to boost your health

"Eat your way to optimum health with 184 recipes that pack a nutritional punch. Each recipe contains at least one superfood designed to boost energy, promote health and well-being, and protect against disease. Discover the exceptional nutritional content and disease-fighting qualities of super foods like broccoli, blueberries, and salmon and delicious, healthful ways to prepare them. By including super foods as part of a balanced diet, you can protect your heart, immune system, digestive system

Dec 22, 2014
Statistics for Big Data for Dummies by Anderson, Alan

Statistics for Big Data for Dummies

Dec 22, 2014
Spineless - portraits of marine invertebrates, the backbone of life by Middleton, Susan, 1948- author, photographer.

Spineless - portraits of marine invertebrates, the backbone of life

Dec 22, 2014
Veranda - a passion for living - houses of style and inspiration by Englefield, Carolyn.

Veranda - a passion for living - houses of style and inspiration

"What makes a home exceptional, with an unforgettable sense of personality and passion? The answer [is revealed in this collection] of 30 ... European houses, from France and Italy to Switzerland and Sweden"--Amazon.com.

Dec 22, 2014
Trees of Eastern North America by Nelson, Gil, 1949- author.

Trees of Eastern North America

Covers 825 species, including all the native and naturalized trees of the United States and Canada as far west as the Great Plains. Descriptions present details of size, shape, growth habit, bark, leaves, flowers, fruit, flowering and fruiting times, habitat, and range maps for native species, as well as specially commissioned artwork, up-to-date taxonomy and names, information on the most recently naturalized species, keys to leaves and twigs, and an introduction to tree identification, forest

Dec 22, 2014
Switching to the MAC - The Missing Manual, Yosemite Edition by Pogue, David

Switching to the MAC - The Missing Manual, Yosemite Edition

Dec 22, 2014
Steampunk LEGO - the illustrated researches of various fantastical devices by Sir Herbert Jobson, with epistles to the Crown, Her Majesty Queen Victoria - a travelogue in 11 chapters by Himber, Guy, 1965- author.

Steampunk LEGO - the illustrated researches of various fantastical devices by Sir Herbert Jobson, with epistles to the Crown, Her Majesty Queen Victoria - a travelogue in 11 chapters

Filled with LEGO-based airships and dirigibles, monowheels and penny-farthings, cabinets of curiosity and robots galore, Steampunk LEGO is an illustrated gallery of Victorian-era treasures, all built from LEGO. This full-color coffee table book is styled as a diary of the fictional Victorian-era explorer Captain Herbert Jobson as he catalogs the wonders of the world for Queen Victoria.

Dec 22, 2014
Sports Illustrated 2015 almanac by

Sports Illustrated 2015 almanac

Dec 22, 2014
Writing Romantic Fiction - A Teach Yourself Masterclass in Creative Writing by Samuel, Barbara

Writing Romantic Fiction - A Teach Yourself Masterclass in Creative Writing

Dec 22, 2014