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100 nature hot spots in Ontario - the best parks, conservation areas and wild places by Earley, Chris G., 1968- author.

100 nature hot spots in Ontario - the best parks, conservation areas and wild places

"A guidebook to the best nature sites in Ontario categorized by region. It includes special features, location details, color photographs and maps, with suggestions on how to make the most of each site"--

Jul 27, 2016
101 team handball - techniques, tactics and drills by Radu, Felicia Lidia, author.

101 team handball - techniques, tactics and drills

During the last few years, handball-a modern and attractive high-speed game-has been fascinating more and more spectators and fans. 101 Team Handball provides sound practical advice for beginners and introduces more advanced techniques and tactics for more experienced players. The book focuses on the technical and tactical aspects of the game for both defence and attacking situations, with a separate section dedicated to the goalkeeper and their training-due to the importance of this position. I

Jul 27, 2016
3 strokes in 3 weeks saved my life by Costa, Leo, Jr.

3 strokes in 3 weeks saved my life

Jul 21, 2016
52 ways to connect with your smartphone obsessed kid - how to engage with kids who can't seem to pry their eyes from their devices by McKee, Jonathan R. (Jonathan Ray), 1970-

52 ways to connect with your smartphone obsessed kid - how to engage with kids who can't seem to pry their eyes from their devices

Jul 21, 2016
90 Lessons for Living Large in 90 Square Feet (...or More) by Cohen, Felice

90 Lessons for Living Large in 90 Square Feet (...or More)

Jul 27, 2016
A companion to film comedy by

A companion to film comedy

Jul 27, 2016
A complete practical guide to caged & aviary birds - how to keep pet birds, with expert advice on buying, housing, feeding, handling, breeding and exhibiting by Alderton, David, 1956- author.

A complete practical guide to caged & aviary birds - how to keep pet birds, with expert advice on buying, housing, feeding, handling, breeding and exhibiting

This is an essential reference manual for bird-keepers of all levels - from the novice looking to keep a single pet bird indoors to the seasoned breeder wishing to extend an existing aviary collection. A close look at more than 250 examples provides a fascinating insight into the coloration, characteristics, weaknesses and breeding habits of each of the major groups: waxbills, weavers, wydahs, canaries and related finches, quails and pheasants, softbills, Australian parakeets, cockatiels, cockat

Jul 25, 2016
A fearless heart - how the courage to be compassionate can transform our lives by Thupten Jinpa.

A fearless heart - how the courage to be compassionate can transform our lives

"The Buddhist practice of mindfulness caught on in the west when we began to understand the everyday, personal benefits it brought us. Now, in this extraordinary book, the highly acclaimed thought leader and longtime English translator of His Holiness the Dalai Lama shows us that compassion can bring us even more. Based on the landmark course in compassion training Jinpa helped create at Stanford Medical School, A Fearless Heart shows us that we actually fear compassion. We worry that if we are

Jul 27, 2016
A kingdom of their own - the family Karzai and the Afghan disaster by Partlow, Joshua, author.

A kingdom of their own - the family Karzai and the Afghan disaster

"The key to understanding the calamitous Afghan war is the complex, ultimately failed relationship between the powerful, duplicitous Karzai family and the U.S.--brilliantly portrayed here in its entirety for the first time by the former Washington Post Kabul bureau chief"--

Jul 27, 2016
A mile wide - trading a shallow religion for a deeper faith by Hatmaker, Brandon, 1972- author.

A mile wide - trading a shallow religion for a deeper faith

Jul 27, 2016
A proper drink - the untold story of how a band of bartenders saved the civilized drinking world by Simonson, Robert, author.

A proper drink - the untold story of how a band of bartenders saved the civilized drinking world

Jul 27, 2016
A return to justice - rethinking our approach to juveniles in the system by Nellis, Ashley, author.

A return to justice - rethinking our approach to juveniles in the system

"Juveniles who commit crimes often find themselves in court systems that do not account for their young age, but it wasn't always this way. The original aim of a separate juvenile justice system was to treat young offenders as the children they were, considering their unique child status and potential for reform. Now, after years punishing young offenders as if they were adults, the justice system is slowly making changes that would allow the original vision for juvenile justice to finally mater

Jul 21, 2016
A sense of wonder - the world's best writers on the sacred, the profane, and the ordinary by Doyle, Brian (EDT)

A sense of wonder - the world's best writers on the sacred, the profane, and the ordinary

Jul 27, 2016
A spoonful of sugar - sew 20 simple projects to sweeten your surroundings zakka style by Cox, Lisa (Writer on sewing), author.

A spoonful of sugar - sew 20 simple projects to sweeten your surroundings zakka style

"Treat yourself to 20 sweet and original craft projects! If you love crafting but find yourself short on time, all you need is A Spoonful of Sugar! Lisa Cox, the talented designer behind A Spoonful of Sugar Designs, offers twenty fun yet functional projects to decorate your bedroom, kitchen, craft room and playroom or to give as one-of-a kind gifts. Most of these projects can be made in an afternoon--whether you're a beginner or an intermediate crafter! Make a few Crisscross Coasters to spice up

Jul 21, 2016
A teen's guide to the 5 love languages - how to understand yourself and improve all your relationships by Chapman, Gary D., 1938- author.

A teen's guide to the 5 love languages - how to understand yourself and improve all your relationships

Offers guidance for improving relationships by understanding the five typical ways that people are inclined to express love for others, and expect to have it expressed to them.

Jul 24, 2016
A teen's guide to the 5 love languages - how to understand yourself and improve all your relationships by Chapman, Gary D., 1938- author.

A teen's guide to the 5 love languages - how to understand yourself and improve all your relationships

"#1 New York Times bestselling book The 5 Love Languages has sold over 10 million copies, helping countless relationships thrive. Simply put, it works. But do the five love languages work for teens, for their relationships with parents, siblings, friends, teachers, coaches, and significant others? Yes! Introducing A Teen's Guide to the 5 Love Languages, the first-ever edition written just to teens, for teens, and with a teen's world in mind. It guides emerging adults in discovering and understan

Jul 27, 2016
A timber framer's workshop - joinery, design & construction of traditional timber frames by Chappell, Steve.

A timber framer's workshop - joinery, design & construction of traditional timber frames

Jul 27, 2016
A truck full of money by Kidder, Tracy, author.

A truck full of money

"Like Paul Farmer in Mountains Beyond Mountains, Paul English grew up poor, in working-class Boston, but as Tracy Kidder writes, he had "a mind for the age that was coming." Brilliant, reckless, endlessly energetic, Paul English, after Kayak sold for $2 billion, asked himself: What comes next? Start another company? Use his new wealth to make a difference in the world? With a riveting, page-turning narrative and unmatched storytelling skill, Kidder casts a fresh and critical eye on how new techn

Jul 27, 2016
A woman on the edge of time - a son investigates his trailblazing mother's young suicide by Gavron, Jeremy, 1961- author.

A woman on the edge of time - a son investigates his trailblazing mother's young suicide

Jul 27, 2016
A woman's guide to the wild - your complete outdoor handbook by McConnell, Ruby.

A woman's guide to the wild - your complete outdoor handbook

Jul 27, 2016