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American sphinx - the character of Thomas Jefferson by Ellis, Joseph J.

American sphinx - the character of Thomas Jefferson

Offers a reassessment of the life, image, and career of Thomas Jefferson, examining his complex personality, controversies about the man and his beliefs, and his accomplishments

Aug 27, 2015
Becoming Maria - love and chaos in the South Bronx by Manzano, Sonia.

Becoming Maria - love and chaos in the South Bronx

"Pura Belpre Honor winner for The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano and one of America's most influential Hispanics--'Maria' on Sesame Street--delivers a beautifully wrought coming-of-age memoir. Set in the 1950s in the Bronx, this is the story of a girl with a dream. Emmy award-winning actress and writer Sonia Manzano plunges us into the daily lives of a Latino family that is loving--and troubled. This is Sonia's own story rendered with an unforgettable narrative power. When readers meet young Soni

Aug 27, 2015
Big Freedia - God save the queen diva! by Big Freedia, author.

Big Freedia - God save the queen diva!

A memoir by the reality star and champion of the New Orleans-based Bounce movement traces her struggles with a violent youth, her survival of Hurricane Katrina, and the liberation she found by embracing her artistic self.

Aug 27, 2015
The big trip - your ultimate guide to gap years and overseas adventures. by Lonely Planet Publications (COR)

The big trip - your ultimate guide to gap years and overseas adventures.

Presents a guide for students and other travelers to planning an extended overseas trip, with information on volunteer organizations, international job opportunities, education courses, and foreign festivals.

Aug 27, 2015
A Blood-Dimmed Tide - The Battle of the Bulge by the Men Who Fought It by Astor, Gerald

A Blood-Dimmed Tide - The Battle of the Bulge by the Men Who Fought It

Aug 27, 2015
Blue - the LAPD and the battle to redeem American policing by Domanick, Joe.

Blue - the LAPD and the battle to redeem American policing

"An award-winning investigative reporter reveals the troubled history of the LAPD in a gripping story filled with hard-boiled, real-life characters that bring to life the ravages of the criminal justice system. Vividly drawn and character-driven, Blue is simultaneously a drama of cops, crime and politics, and a primer on American police policy and reform. Using the LAPD as the book's spine and through-line, Domanick illuminates urban policing at a crossroads during the tumultuous violence-plagu

Aug 27, 2015
The book of Luke - my fight for truth, justice, and Liberty City by Campbell, Luther, 1960- author.

The book of Luke - my fight for truth, justice, and Liberty City

The performer and record company owner recalls his early life in the Liberty City section of Miami, his successes in the music industry, and his legal battles to protect his right to free expression that went all the way to the Supreme Court.

Aug 27, 2015
The brain fog fix - reclaim your focus, memory, and joy in just 3 weeks by Dow, Mike.

The brain fog fix - reclaim your focus, memory, and joy in just 3 weeks

"A new epidemic is sweeping the country. Some people call it "ADHD," "scatter brain," or "brain fog." And some people simply say they "just don't feel like themselves"--and haven't for a long time. People are thinking and feeling worse than ever. Why? Because our brains are not getting the support they need to produce the essential brain chemicals that keep us energized, calm, focused, and inspired. In fact, if you look at the way that most of us live, it's almost as though we had chosen a life

Aug 27, 2015
The China study all-star collection - whole food, plant-based recipes from your favorite vegan chefs by Campbell, Leanne, Ph.D. (EDT)/ Campbell, T. Colin (FRW)

The China study all-star collection - whole food, plant-based recipes from your favorite vegan chefs

"Following the bestselling The China Study Cookbook, LeAnne Campbell brings together top names in the plant-based community to share their favorite and most delicious recipes in The China Study All-Star Collection. Featuring your favorite chefs and cookbooks authors, The China Study All-Star Collection includes foods from Happy Herbivore chef Lindsay S. Nixon; Del Sroufe, author of the New York Times bestseller Forks Over Knives Cookbook; Laura Theodore, host of PBS' Jazzy Vegetarian; and pion

Aug 27, 2015
The China Study quick & easy cookbook - cook once, eat all week with whole food, plant-based recipes by Sroufe, Del, author.

The China Study quick & easy cookbook - cook once, eat all week with whole food, plant-based recipes

"When it comes to meal planning, do you find yourself deciding between healthy foods and quick options? Do you stare at the contents of your fridge, wondering what you can easily throw together? Even on a busy schedule, your meals can be simple, healthy, and delicious! You shouldn't have to sacrifice health or taste for efficiency in the kitchen. Nobody knows this better than Chef Del Sroufe, author of the New York Times bestseller Forks Over Knives-The Cookbook and Better Than Vegan. In The C

Aug 27, 2015
Conflict resolution for holy beings - poems by Harjo, Joy.

Conflict resolution for holy beings - poems

Aug 27, 2015
Conscious dreaming - a spiritual path for everyday life by Moss, Robert, 1946-

Conscious dreaming - a spiritual path for everyday life

Explains how to learn to remember one's dreams and how to understand them, suggests that dreams connect the individual with another dimension, and discusses ancient traditions, shamanic dreaming, and dreams of healing, angels, and spirits.

Aug 27, 2015
The cowboy's cookbook - recipes and tales from campfires, cookouts, and chuck wagons by Monahan, Sherry.

The cowboy's cookbook - recipes and tales from campfires, cookouts, and chuck wagons

Aug 27, 2015
Creating a beautiful mess - ten essential play experiences for a joyous childhood by Gadzikowski, Ann.

Creating a beautiful mess - ten essential play experiences for a joyous childhood

"Creating a Beautiful Mess provides adults with the ten most important play experiences children need and show how they represent a balance that support learning, provide physical activity, encourage creative expression, and promote social and family connections. These broad categories, include building with blocks, pretending and make believe, running around like crazy, playing turn-taking games, finding and collecting things, and more"--

Aug 27, 2015
Creativegirl - Mixed Media Techniques for an Artful Life by Donaldson, Danielle

Creativegirl - Mixed Media Techniques for an Artful Life

Aug 27, 2015
Crime of our lives by Block, Lawrence

Crime of our lives

Aug 27, 2015
Dietary supplements / Harmless, Helpful, or Hurtful? by Goldsmith, Connie, 1945-

Dietary supplements / Harmless, Helpful, or Hurtful?

Aug 27, 2015
Digital Handmade - Craftsmanship and the New Industrial Revolution by Johnston, Lucy

Digital Handmade - Craftsmanship and the New Industrial Revolution

Aug 27, 2015
Dixie Be Damned - 300 Years of Insurrection in the American South by Shirley, Neal/ Stafford, Saralee

Dixie Be Damned - 300 Years of Insurrection in the American South

Aug 27, 2015
Don't Tell Her to Relax - 22 Ways to Support Your Infertile Loved One by Kouri, Zahie El

Don't Tell Her to Relax - 22 Ways to Support Your Infertile Loved One

Aug 27, 2015