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100 essays I don't have time to write - on umbrellas and sword fights, parades and dogs, fire alarms, children, and theater by Ruhl, Sarah, 1974- author.

100 essays I don't have time to write - on umbrellas and sword fights, parades and dogs, fire alarms, children, and theater

"One hundred incisive, idiosyncratic essays on life and theater from a major American playwright "Don't send your characters to reform school!" pleads Sarah Ruhl in one of her essays. With titles as varied as "On Lice" to "On Sleeping in Theaters" and "Motherhood and Stools (The Furniture Kind)," these essays are artful meditations on life in the arts and joyous jumbles of observations on everything in between. The pieces combine admonition, celebration, inquiry, jokes, assignments, entreaties,

Sep 25, 2014
100 essays I don't have time to write - on umbrellas and sword fights, parades and dogs, fire alarms, children, and theater by Ruhl, Sarah, 1974- author.

100 essays I don't have time to write - on umbrellas and sword fights, parades and dogs, fire alarms, children, and theater

"These essays are artful meditations on life in the arts and joyous jumbles of observations on everything in between. The pieces combine admonition, celebration, inquiry, jokes, assignments, entreaties, prayers, and advice: honest reflections distilled from years of working in the theater. They offer candid accounts of what it is like to be a mother and an artist, along with descriptions of how Ruhl's children's dreams, jokes, and songs work themselves into her writing. 100 Essays is not just a

Sep 30, 2014
101 kids activities that are the bestest, funnest ever! - the entertainment solution for parents, relatives & babysitters by Homer, Holly, author.

101 kids activities that are the bestest, funnest ever! - the entertainment solution for parents, relatives & babysitters

Shares engaging and educational activities, games, and crafts to keep children of all ages entertained, including such amusements as making water bottle bangles, mixing homemade sidewalk chalk, and having a catapult competition.

Sep 26, 2014
101 kids activities that are the bestest, funnest ever! - the entertainment solution for parents, relatives & babysitters by Homer, Holly, author.

101 kids activities that are the bestest, funnest ever! - the entertainment solution for parents, relatives & babysitters

Never again will you hear the all too common call of, I'm bored! with this kid pleaser for many ages. Whether your kid is 3, 5 or 12 years old it's hard to keep them entertained all day, or even for a few hours. But now, when they ask to watch television because they're bored, you'll have the perfect solution with this book. 101 Kids Activities That Are the Bestest, Funnest Ever! has time tested, exciting activities to keep your children laughing and learning for hours. Activities range from cat

Sep 30, 2014
101 two-letter words by Merritt, Stephin, author.

101 two-letter words

Sep 30, 2014
1381 - the year of the Peasants' Revolt by Barker, Juliet R. V.

1381 - the year of the Peasants' Revolt

Sep 26, 2014
30 events that shaped the church - learning from scandal, intrigue, war, and revival by Gansky, Alton.

30 events that shaped the church - learning from scandal, intrigue, war, and revival

Sep 30, 2014
30 Years of WrestleMania by Shields, Brian, author.

30 Years of WrestleMania

Celebrate 30 years of WrestleMania! 30 years of WrestleMania provides amazing in-depth coverage of WWE's Wrestlemania from its inception right up to the present day. You can relive each exciting match with exclusive interviews with Superstars, Divas and more. Stunning visuals and never-before-seen shots bring the world of Wrestlemania to life, plus there's behind-the-scenes coverage of historic matches and in-depth discussions of each Wrestlemania event. 30 years of WrestleMania is perfect for w

Sep 29, 2014
365 style by Hilton, Nicholai Olivia, 1983- author.

365 style

"Nicky Hilton, the heiress without a stylist, shows readers how to develop and tailor their seasonal wardrobe around 3 activities, 6 staples, and 5 go-to accessories--her personal formula for creating signature style and 365 days of fabulous fashion"--

Sep 26, 2014
A cool and lonely courage - the untold story of sister spies in Occupied France by Ottaway, Susan.

A cool and lonely courage - the untold story of sister spies in Occupied France

Eileen Nearne and her sister Jacqueline were agents for the Special Operations Executive during the Second World War, working undercover in Nazi-occupied France to send crucial intelligence to the Allies. But the war dealt these sisters a cruel hand. While Jacqueline narrowly evaded capture, Eileen was arrested and tortured by the Gestapo before being incarcerated in Ravensbruck concentration camp. She was only 23. Now, for the first time, the truth about these fiercely patriotic women is told i

Sep 30, 2014
A deadly wandering - a tale of tragedy and redemption in the age of attention by Richtel, Matt, author.

A deadly wandering - a tale of tragedy and redemption in the age of attention

"From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Matt Richtel, a brilliant, narrative-driven exploration of technology's vast influence on the human mind and society, dramatically-told through the lens of a tragic "texting-while-driving" car crash that claimed the lives of two rocket scientists in 2006. In this ambitious, compelling, and beautifully written book, Matt Richtel, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the New York Times, examines the impact of technology on our lives through the story of Uta

Sep 30, 2014
A difficult par - Robert Trent Jones Sr. and the making of modern golf by Hansen, James R.

A difficult par - Robert Trent Jones Sr. and the making of modern golf

Recounts the life and work of the most prolific and influential golf course architect of the twentieth century, who designed courses in forty-two U.S. states and twenty-eight countries.

Sep 26, 2014
A History of America in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps by West, Chris

A History of America in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps

Sep 30, 2014
A history of New York in 101 objects by Roberts, Sam, 1947-

A history of New York in 101 objects

"The story of America's great metropolis, told through 101 distinctive objects that span the history of New York, all reproduced in full color. Modeled on the best-selling A history of the world in 100 objects, this is the story of America's great metropolis, told through 101 significant objects that span the history of New York"--

Sep 26, 2014
A path appears - transforming lives, creating opportunity by Kristof, Nicholas D., 1959-

A path appears - transforming lives, creating opportunity

"From the authors of the #1 New York Times best-selling Half the Sky, a unique and essential narrative about making a difference in the world--a roadmap to becoming a conscientious global citizen. Equal in urgency and compassion to Half the Sky, this galvanizing new book from the acclaimed husband and wife team is even more ambitious in scale: nothing less than a deep examination of people who are making the world a better place, and the myriad ways we can support them, whether with a donation o

Sep 26, 2014
A race for the future - how conservatives can break the liberal monopoly on Hispanic Americans by Gonzalez, Mike, 1960-

A race for the future - how conservatives can break the liberal monopoly on Hispanic Americans

"A landwork work examining the impact of Hispanic immigration on American politics, with a blueprint for what conservatives must do to recapture the American electorate"--From dust jacket.

Sep 26, 2014
A slip of the keyboard - collected nonfiction by Pratchett, Terry.

A slip of the keyboard - collected nonfiction

"A collection of essays and other non fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the whole of his writing career from his early years to the present day. Terry Pratchett has earned a place in the hearts of readers the world over with his bestselling Discworld series -- but in recent years he has become equally well-known and respected as an outspoken campaigner for causes including Alzheimer's research and animal rights. A Slip of the Keyboard brings together for the first time the finest examples o

Sep 24, 2014
A Widow's Journey Reflections on Walking Alone. by Roper, Gayle

A Widow's Journey Reflections on Walking Alone.

Sep 30, 2014
Abigail & John - portrait of a marriage by Gelles, Edith Belle.

Abigail & John - portrait of a marriage

Sep 26, 2014
ADHD - what every parent needs to know by

ADHD - what every parent needs to know

This comprehensive guide to attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) offers parents balanced, reassuring, and authoritative information to help them understand and manage this challenging and often misunderstood condition. Based on the American Academy of Pediatrics' own clinical practice guidelines for ADHD and written in clear, accessible language, this book answers the common questions: How is ADHD diagnosed?, What are today's best treatment options, and Will my child outgrow ADHD? Acc

Sep 30, 2014