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Helping Children Succeed - What Works and Why by Tough, Paul

Helping Children Succeed - What Works and Why

May 21, 2016
Heaven's ditch - God, gold, and murder on the Erie Canal by Kelly, Jack, 1949- author.

Heaven's ditch - God, gold, and murder on the Erie Canal

" The technological marvel of its age, the Erie Canal grew out of a sudden fit of inspiration. Proponents didn't just dream; they built a 360-mile waterway entirely by hand and largely through wilderness. As excitement crackled down its length, the canal became the scene of the most striking outburst of imagination in American history. Zealots invented new religions and new modes of living. The Erie Canal made New York the financial capital of America and brought the modern world crashing into

May 21, 2016
The healthy bones nutrition plan and cookbook - how to prepare and combine whole foods to prevent and treat osteoporosis naturally by Kelly, Laura, 1967- author.

The healthy bones nutrition plan and cookbook - how to prepare and combine whole foods to prevent and treat osteoporosis naturally

Presents information for women about bones and the prevention of bone loss, with a diet plan, recommendations for supplements, and recipes designed to provide the nutrients and minerals needed to build and maintain healthy bones.

May 21, 2016
The jaguar man by Naughton, Lara.

The jaguar man

May 21, 2016
Finding north - how navigation makes us human by Foy, George.

Finding north - how navigation makes us human

"Navigation is the key human skill. It's something we do everywhere, whether feeling our way through a bedroom in the dark, or charting a ship's course. But how does navigation affect our brains, our memory, ourselves? Blending scientific research and memoir, and written in beautiful prose, Finding North starts with a quest by the author to understand this most basic of human skills---and why it's in mortal peril. In 1844, Foy's great-great grandfather, captain of a Norwegian cargo ship, perishe

May 21, 2016
The Fabulous Fiber Cookbook - Great Recipes You Can|t Live Without by Woodruff, Sandra

The Fabulous Fiber Cookbook - Great Recipes You Can|t Live Without

May 21, 2016
Water in Plain Sight - Hope for a Thirsty World by Schwartz, Judith D.

Water in Plain Sight - Hope for a Thirsty World

May 21, 2016
Warning signs - how to protect your kids from becoming victims or perpetrators of violence and aggression by Johnson, Brian D., 1962 October 3-

Warning signs - how to protect your kids from becoming victims or perpetrators of violence and aggression

"Warning Signs provides practical methods to reduce harm to and by children. Doctors Johnson and Berdahl present the most common risk factors and warning signs, along with practical parenting advice and strategies for raising strong, safe kids and protecting them from becoming either perpetrators or victims. They explain how the "old" risk factors--child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, sexual assault, and poverty--have been compounded by new ones in the past 20 years, such as violent media

May 21, 2016
Thinner Leaner Stronger - The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Female Body by Matthews, Michael

Thinner Leaner Stronger - The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Female Body

May 21, 2016
Threading my prayer rug - one woman's journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim by Rehman, Sabeeha, author.

Threading my prayer rug - one woman's journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim

"This enthralling story of the making of an American is also a timely meditation on religion and culture. Beginning with a sweetly funny, moving account of an arranged marriage in Pakistan that would become a love match lasting forty years, Threading MyPrayer Rug is the story of many journeys: from Pakistan to America, from which her husband-to-be returned to wed and collect her while he completed his medical residency; from masters candidate to young bride and mother; from secular Muslim in an

May 21, 2016
Pound for pound - a story of one woman's recovery and the shelter dogs who loved her back to life by Kopp, Shannon, author.

Pound for pound - a story of one woman's recovery and the shelter dogs who loved her back to life

Recounts the author's struggle with an eating disorder and how caring for shelter dogs gave her the strength and courage to heal.

May 21, 2016
I've got sand in all the wrong places by Scottoline, Lisa, author.

I've got sand in all the wrong places

"Lisa and Francesca are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This six book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron. Delia Ephron said of the fifth book in the series, Have a Nice Guilt Trip, "Lisa and Francesca, mother and daughter, bring you the laughter of their lives once again and better than ever. You will identify with these tales of guil

May 21, 2016
The Games - A Global History of the Olympics by Goldblatt, David

The Games - A Global History of the Olympics

May 21, 2016
Get Rich, Lucky Bitch!- Release Your Money Blocks and Live a First Class Life by Duffield-Thomas, Denise

Get Rich, Lucky Bitch!- Release Your Money Blocks and Live a First Class Life

May 21, 2016
The golden rules - 10 steps to world-class excellence in your life and work by Bowman, Bob, author.

The golden rules - 10 steps to world-class excellence in your life and work

"Bob Bowman, best known as the coach for the record-breaking run of Michael Phelps, is one of the most successful coaches in Olympic history. He is lauded for his intense personality, incredible dedication to his athletes, and his ability to nurture talent in athletes who have the heart and drive to win. This is his motivational book about winning in all walks of life and what you have to do to get there. He presents ten key concepts that all people should live by. Illuminating his lessons with

May 21, 2016
Grace without God - the search for meaning, purpose, and belonging in a secular age by Ozment, Katherine, author.

Grace without God - the search for meaning, purpose, and belonging in a secular age

Looks at the trends and ramifications of a country increasingly leaving organized religion behind, focusing on how this growing number of nonreligious Americans find meaning, purpose, and community.

May 21, 2016
Great doubt - practicing Zen in the world by Yuanlai, 1575-1630, author.

Great doubt - practicing Zen in the world

"Learn to face and overcome the pitfalls of Zen practice--self-indulgence, suppression, speculation, asceticism--with this first complete translation of a Zen classic. "In Zen practice, the essential point is to arouse doubt. What is this doubt? When youare born, for example, where do you come from? You cannot help but remain in doubt about this. When you die, where do you go? Again, you cannot help but remain in doubt. Since you cannot pierce this barrier of life and death, suddenly doubt will

May 21, 2016
The Healing Power of Illness - Understanding What Your Symptoms Are Telling You by Dethlefsen, Thorwald/ Dahlke, Ruediger, M.d./ Lemesurier, Peter (TRN)

The Healing Power of Illness - Understanding What Your Symptoms Are Telling You

May 21, 2016
Hand drawn lettering - draw, print, paint by Marlborough, Max, author.

Hand drawn lettering - draw, print, paint

A step-by-step guide to hand drawn lettering includes material lists, instructions, and samples.

May 21, 2016
Kierkegaard and the paradox of religious diversity by Connell, George, 1957-

Kierkegaard and the paradox of religious diversity

May 21, 2016