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Love is all you need - the revolutionary bond-based approach to educating your dog by Arnold, Jennifer, 1963- author.

Love is all you need - the revolutionary bond-based approach to educating your dog

Arnold has always approached the education of dogs with kindness and compassion. And she'd always understood dogs to be uniquely, uncannily attuned to their human companions. She knew that the bond that developed between a person and their service dog was the single greatest predictor of that partnership's success and, conversely, failure to bond brought about anxiety and distress in dogs. But it wasn't until recent scientific findings confirmed her hands-on experience with dogs' intuitive socia

Aug 26, 2016
Argentina by Bao, Sandra, author.

Argentina

Reviews the history, geography, and culture of the country, describes tourist attractions in each region, and recommends hotels and restaurants.

Aug 26, 2016
Necessary trouble - Americans in revolt by Jaffe, Sarah, 1980- author.

Necessary trouble - Americans in revolt

Aug 26, 2016
Around the world in 80 purees - easy recipes for global baby food by Saini, Leena, author.

Around the world in 80 purees - easy recipes for global baby food

Aug 26, 2016
Now I sit me down - from klismos to plastic chair - a natural history by Rybczynski, Witold, author.

Now I sit me down - from klismos to plastic chair - a natural history

"In the hands of one of our best writers on architectures and design, a history of chairs becomes a revealing history of design and leisure, and ultimately of how we see ourselves"--

Aug 26, 2016
New York exposed - the gilded age police scandal that launched the progressive era by Czitrom, Daniel J., 1951- author.

New York exposed - the gilded age police scandal that launched the progressive era

Aug 26, 2016
A new history of life - the radical new discoveries about the origins and evolution of life on earth by Ward, Peter D. (Peter Douglas), 1949- author.

A new history of life - the radical new discoveries about the origins and evolution of life on earth

"The history of life on Earth is, in some form or another, known to us all-- or so we think. [This book] offers a provocative new account, based on the latest scientific research, of how modern lifeforms evolved"--Amazon.com.

Aug 26, 2016
Muhammad Ali - the tribute by

Muhammad Ali - the tribute

The definitive tribute that celebrates the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali, an American original. From his unlikely transformation from Louisville Golden Gloves winner to Olympic gold medalist to three-time heavyweight champion, civil rights hero and at one point, the most famous person on earth, Muhammad Ali and his journey were always chronicled and celebrated by Sports Illustrated's writers and photographers. Now, all of those moments and memories are collected in Muhammad Ali: The Tribute, a

Aug 26, 2016
Of gods and strangers by Chang, Tina.

Of gods and strangers

A meditation on history and the imagination that bears witness to acts of genocide and to natural disasters in Ethiopia, Haiti, and Sri Lanka, Of Gods & Strangers interweaves lyrical, arresting accounts of our contemporary world with stories of "Empress Dowager" Tzu Hsi, last empress of China (1861-1908). An urgent reminder that poetry can offer us a social consciousness--"in my locked mouth an urge"--Of Gods & Strangers deftly traces the human dimensions of the "great modern machine," looking t

Aug 26, 2016
Partly - new and selected poems, 2001-2015 by Armantrout, Rae, 1947-

Partly - new and selected poems, 2001-2015

Aug 26, 2016
Mudras of India - a comprehensive guide to the hand gestures of yoga and Indian dance by Carroll, Cain.

Mudras of India - a comprehensive guide to the hand gestures of yoga and Indian dance

Aug 26, 2016
The microbiome cookbook - 150 delicious recipes to nourish your microbiome and restore your gut health by Ellgen, Pamela, author.

The microbiome cookbook - 150 delicious recipes to nourish your microbiome and restore your gut health

The gastrointestinal microbiota comprises hundreds of trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungal organisms that inhabit your intestines and live symbiotically with you. When the microbiome is disrupted, a cascade of complications can ensue, including allergies and food sensitivities, mental health problems, weight gain, irritable bowel syndrome and autoimmune diseases. The Microbiome Cookbook provides you with the information and recipes to support a flourishing gut population. Follow the program

Aug 26, 2016
The politics of mourning - death and honor in Arlington National Cemetery by McElya, Micki, 1972- author.

The politics of mourning - death and honor in Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery holds a distinctive place in American culture and self-conception. An active cemetery that averages thirty interments every weekday, it receives four million visitors each year who come to pay their respects to those who have sacrificed their lives to defend and protect the nation through war and peace. It is a sacred shrine in the popular imagination, hallowed ground that stands not only for those buried within but also for the ideals for which they died and which co

Aug 26, 2016
The Black Prince of Florence - the spectacular life and treacherous world of Alessandro de' Medici by Fletcher, Catherine, 1975- author.

The Black Prince of Florence - the spectacular life and treacherous world of Alessandro de' Medici

"Ruler of Florence for seven bloody years, 1531 to 1537, Alessandro de' Medici was arguably the first person of color to serve as a head of state in the Western world. Born out of wedlock to a dark-skinned maid and Lorenzo de' Medici, he was the last legitimate heir to the line of Lorenzo the Magnificent. When Alessandro's noble father died of syphilis, the family looked to him. Groomed for power, he carved a path through the backstabbing world of Italian politics in a time when cardinals, popes

Aug 26, 2016
Going to pieces - the rise and fall of the slasher film, 1978-1986. by Rockoff, Adam, 1974-

Going to pieces - the rise and fall of the slasher film, 1978-1986.

Aug 26, 2016
Game of Thrones psychology - the mind is dark and full of terrors by

Game of Thrones psychology - the mind is dark and full of terrors

Aug 26, 2016
Free-motion quilting with Angela Walters. 70+ more designs for blocks, backgrounds & borders by Walters, Angela, 1979- author.

Free-motion quilting with Angela Walters. 70+ more designs for blocks, backgrounds & borders

"Take the next step in free-motion quilting! Angela Walters shares 70+ free-motion quilting designs and variations to mix and match. Gorgeous designs for every shape--quilt blocks, backgrounds, and borders. Step-by-step illustrations, visual index, full-page quilt photos, and photo details of motifs. For longarm, midarm, and domestic sewing machines,"--page [4] of cover.

Aug 26, 2016
Fight like a girl - 50 feminists who changed the world by Barcella, Laura, author.

Fight like a girl - 50 feminists who changed the world

Nearly every day there's another news story, think piece, or pop cultural anecdote related to feminism and women's rights. Conversations around consent, equal pay, access to contraception, and a host of other issues are foremost topics of conversation in American media. And today's teens are encountering these issues from a different perspective than any generation has before|but what's often missing from the current discussion is an understanding of how we've gotten to this place. Fight Like a

Aug 26, 2016
Crochet taxidermy - 30 quirky animal projects, from mouse to moose by Hart, Taylor, author.

Crochet taxidermy - 30 quirky animal projects, from mouse to moose

Aug 26, 2016
Counting the days while my mind slips away - a love letter to my family by Utecht, Ben, 1981- author.

Counting the days while my mind slips away - a love letter to my family

"After five major concussions, NFL tight-end Ben Utecht of the Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals is losing his memories. This is his powerful and emotional love letter to his wife and daughters--whom he someday may not recognize--and an inspiring message for all to live every moment fully. Emotionally powerful, inspiring, and uplifting, Ben's story will captivate and encourage you to make the most of every day and treasure all of your memories"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 26, 2016