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Uproot - travels in twenty-first-century music and digital culture by Clayton, Jace, author.

Uproot - travels in twenty-first-century music and digital culture

Jun 23, 2016
Vegangelical - how caring for animals can shape your faith by King, Sarah Withrow, 1978- author.

Vegangelical - how caring for animals can shape your faith

Jun 24, 2016
Volleyball - steps to success by Schmidt, Becky, 1976-

Volleyball - steps to success

Jun 23, 2016
Voyage Le Corbusier - drawing on the road by Brillhart, Jacob.

Voyage Le Corbusier - drawing on the road

Presents the sketchbook drawings and watercolors of the French architect created when he was a young student traveling through Europe, demonstrating his ability for composition, design, and abstraction.

Jun 23, 2016
Wake up to hope - devotionals by Osteen, Joel, author.

Wake up to hope - devotionals

Jun 20, 2016
Walking with the muses - a memoir by Cleveland, Pat, author.

Walking with the muses - a memoir

One of the first black supermodels describes her time jet-setting around the world, walking runways, and partying with rock stars and actors during the wild, glamorous, and gritty 1960s and 1970s.

Jun 23, 2016
Wampum - how Indian tribes, the Mafia, and an inattentive Congress invented Indian casino gaming and created a $28 billion gambling empire by Mitchell, Donald, 1947 January 23- author.

Wampum - how Indian tribes, the Mafia, and an inattentive Congress invented Indian casino gaming and created a $28 billion gambling empire

"A history of Indian casinos in America reveals the lesser-known partnership between Native American tribes and the Mafia that has been responsible for the creation of hundreds of Vegas-style casinos throughout the United States, in part by taking advantage of historical injustices and cultural protections,"--NoveList.

Jun 24, 2016
Wartime basketball - the emergence of a national sport during World War II by Stark, Douglas (Douglas Andrew), 1972- author.

Wartime basketball - the emergence of a national sport during World War II

"Wartime Basketball tells the story of basketball's survival and development during World War II and how those years profoundly affected the game's growth after the war. Prior to World War II, basketball--professional and collegiate--was largely a regional game, with different styles played throughout the country. Among its many impacts on home-front life, the war forced pro and amateur leagues to contract and combine rosters to stay competitive. At the same time, the U.S. military created base

Jun 24, 2016
Water from an ancient well - Celtic spirituality for modern life by McIntosh, Kenneth, 1959-

Water from an ancient well - Celtic spirituality for modern life

"Discover the world of the ancient Celtic Christians and find practical insights for living in the twenty-first century. Using storytelling, careful research, and personal experience, the author invites you to get to know Brendan and Brigid, Columba and Patrick, as well as Myrddin (better known as Merlin) and other lesser-known figures from the great pageant of Celtic history. These stories both entertain and inspire; rooted in legend and history, they offer us here-and-now hope and insight."--P

Jun 24, 2016
Water from an ancient well- Celtic spirituality from modern life by McIntosh, Kenneth

Water from an ancient well- Celtic spirituality from modern life

Jun 20, 2016
We are not such things - the murder of a young American, a South African township, and the search for truth and reconciliation by Van der Leun, Justine, author.

We are not such things - the murder of a young American, a South African township, and the search for truth and reconciliation

Recounts the story of a young American anti-apartheid activist and Fulbright scholar who was murdered by black residents of Cape Town, who ultimately were granted amnesty and worked with the woman's parents to create an educational foundation for justice.

Jun 24, 2016
Well played - the ultimate guide to awakening your family's playful spirit by Sinclair, Meredith, author.

Well played - the ultimate guide to awakening your family's playful spirit

Jun 23, 2016
What Have Plants Ever Done for Us? - Western Civilization in Fifty Plants by Harris, Stephen

What Have Plants Ever Done for Us? - Western Civilization in Fifty Plants

Jun 23, 2016
What is a garden? by Merwin, W. S. (William Stanley), 1927-

What is a garden?

"Poet and environmentalist W. S. Merwin moved to Hawaii in 1976 and has spent the last forty years planting nineteen acres with more than eight hundred species of palm, creating a lush garden on a ruined former pineapple plantation. Now the Merwin Conservancy, this land has served as Merwin's muse and his passion, appearing as a consistent subject of his poems and his germinal essays on conservation. What Is a Garden? collects eight of Merwin's poems and three of his essays emblematic of his pal

Jun 23, 2016
What to expect when you have diabetes - 170 tips for living well with diabetes by American Diabetes Association (COR)/ Buse, John, M.D., Ph.D. (FRW)

What to expect when you have diabetes - 170 tips for living well with diabetes

Jun 23, 2016
When pride still mattered - a life of Vince Lombardi by Maraniss, David.

When pride still mattered - a life of Vince Lombardi

A biography of the legendary football coach covers his Italian American roots, his Jesuit training, his relationships with wife and family, and his rise to prominence.

Jun 24, 2016
When Shea was home - the story of the 1975 Mets, Yankees, Giants, and Jets by Topel, Brett, author.

When Shea was home - the story of the 1975 Mets, Yankees, Giants, and Jets

Discusses New York sports in 1975, when all four New York teams called Shea Stadium home.

Jun 23, 2016
Where am I eating? - an adventure through the global food economy by Timmerman, Kelsey, 1979- author.

Where am I eating? - an adventure through the global food economy

Cites America's increasing reliance on imported foods while revealing how consumer choices about food affect international worker rights, fair trade, and immigration.

Jun 23, 2016
White trash - the 400-year untold history of class in America by Isenberg, Nancy, author.

White trash - the 400-year untold history of class in America

"A history of the class system in America from the colonial era to the present illuminates the crucial legacy of the underprivileged white demographic, citing the pivotal contributions of lower-class white workers in wartime, social policy, and the rise of the Republican Party,"--NoveList.

Jun 24, 2016
Why you love music - from Mozart to Metallica - the emotional power of beautiful sounds by Powell, John, 1955- author.

Why you love music - from Mozart to Metallica - the emotional power of beautiful sounds

"Why does music affect us so profoundly? The songs we love do far more than bring back happy memories. They impact the way we think, talk, feel, behave, and even spend money. With his conversational style, humor, and endless knowledge, scientist and musician John Powell explores the fascinating science of music, showing that shoppers spend more money in stores that play classical music and that music can even change the flavor of wine! With chapters on music and our emotions (why do we listen to

Jun 20, 2016