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Chasing portraits - a great-granddaughter's quest for her lost art legacy by Rynecki, Elizabeth, author.

Chasing portraits - a great-granddaughter's quest for her lost art legacy

"I am uniquely situated to tell the Chasing Portraits story. I grew up surrounded by my great-grandfather's paintings. I studied his art and learned to discern his ethnographic and impressionistic documentation style of Polish-Jewish life from a young age. For more than fifteenover 15 years I have researched and written about Moshe's work to make the archival information, history, and narrative connections come alive. Over the past several years, there has been a lot of publicity about lost and

Jul 30, 2016
Christmas comfort classics - a festive collection of warm and cozy comfort foods, plus sweet ideas for sharing with family friends. by

Christmas comfort classics - a festive collection of warm and cozy comfort foods, plus sweet ideas for sharing with family  friends.

"A festive collection of warm and cozy comfort foods, plus sweet ideas for sharing with family & friends." -- cover

Jul 29, 2016
Christmas in the crosshairs - two thousand years of denouncing and defending the world's most celebrated holiday by Bowler, G. Q., 1948- author.

Christmas in the crosshairs - two thousand years of denouncing and defending the world's most celebrated holiday

Jul 30, 2016
City of sedition - the history of New York during the Civil War by Strausbaugh, John, author.

City of sedition - the history of New York during the Civil War

In a single definitive narrative, CITY OF SEDITION tells the spellbinding story of the huge--and hugely conflicted--role New York City played in the Civil War. No city was more of a help to Abraham Lincoln and the Union war effort, or more of a hindrance. No city raised more men, money, and materiel for the war, and no city raised more hell against it. It was a city of patriots, war heroes, and abolitionists, but simultaneously a city of antiwar protest, draft resistance, and sedition. Without h

Jul 30, 2016
Cleopatra by Nardo, Don, 1947-

Cleopatra

Describes the reign of Cleopatra, from its illustrious beginning to its tragic end, and details how she has remained a popular figure in Western culture.

Jul 25, 2016
Cleopatra by Nardo, Don, 1947- author.

Cleopatra

Cleopatra VII, a Greek woman who became Egypt s last pharaoh, was arguably the most famous woman of ancient times. Smart, resourceful, and bold, she sought world domination by allying herself with two of the three strongest Roman men of her day Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Her downfall came at the hands of the third most powerful Roman Octavian, who would later become Augustus, the first Roman emperor.

Jul 30, 2016
Coaching cross country successfully by Tyson, Pat, 1950-

Coaching cross country successfully

Explains how to create an elite cross-country program, including how to establish and communicate a coaching philosophy, teach technique, tailor training to individuals, and evaluate the runners and the program as a whole.

Jul 30, 2016
Collected Poems by Hughes, Ted/ Keegan, Paul (EDT)

Collected Poems

Jul 25, 2016
College Board international student handbook 2017. by

College Board international student handbook 2017.

Jul 30, 2016
Comic book art by Marcovitz, Hal, author.

Comic book art

"Comic Book artists use a variety of techniques to create the familiar superheroes and other characters that have dominated popular culture for decades. This book examines the art of comic books—the tools, the techniques, the artists and writers, and the artwork that so many generations of readers have come to know and love."--

Jul 29, 2016
Concrete carnival by Dercleight, Danner, 1976- author.

Concrete carnival

Jul 30, 2016
Confessions of Congressman X by Congressman X

Confessions of Congressman X

Jul 27, 2016
Conquering negative body image by Jones, Viola.

Conquering negative body image

Discusses negative body image, what can contribute to it, and how to help those who have a negative body image.

Jul 25, 2016
Cooking, blokes + artichokes - a modern man's kitchen handbook by Collins, Brendan (Chef), author.

Cooking, blokes + artichokes - a modern man's kitchen handbook

Presents one hundred recipes, including simple side dishes, game day snacks, and desserts.

Jul 30, 2016
Cool - how air conditioning changed everything by Basile, Salvatore, 1955- author.

Cool - how air conditioning changed everything

Overview: It's July and it's 94 degrees Fahrenheit. What do you do? Blast the air conditioning. It's a modern miracle of convenience and cooling. How did it happen? Sal Basile's narrative history traces the origins one of the machines we take for granted. It's a contraption that makes the lists of "Greatest Inventions Ever"; at the same time, it's accused of causing global disaster. It has changed everything from architecture to people's food habits to their voting patterns, to even the way big

Jul 30, 2016
Courageous women of the Civil War - soldiers, spies, medics, and more by Cordell, M. R. (Melinda R.), author.

Courageous women of the Civil War - soldiers, spies, medics, and more

Jul 24, 2016
Courageous women of the Civil War - soldiers, spies, medics, and more by Cordell, M. R. (Melinda R.), author.

Courageous women of the Civil War - soldiers, spies, medics, and more

Jul 30, 2016
Cracking the AP biology exam, 2017 by

Cracking the AP biology exam, 2017

Jul 30, 2016
Cracking the AP Calculus AB Exam, 2017 by Kahn, David S.

Cracking the AP Calculus AB Exam, 2017

Jul 30, 2016
Cracking the AP Chemistry exam, 2017 by

Cracking the AP Chemistry exam, 2017

Jul 30, 2016