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Woodworker's techniques handbook - the essential illustrated reference by Forrester, Paul, 1944- author.

Woodworker's techniques handbook - the essential illustrated reference

Aug 16, 2016
The way back - restoring the promise of America by Buckley, F. H. (Francis H.), 1948- author.

The way back - restoring the promise of America

Aug 16, 2016
Viking economics - how the Scandinavians got it right-and how we can, too by Lakey, George, author.

Viking economics - how the Scandinavians got it right-and how we can, too

"An academic and activist takes an entertaining look at the Nordic welfare state--and shows us how we, too, can have a far more equal and just economic system In America, many Democrats invoke Scandinavia as a promised land of equality, while most Republicans fear it as a hotbed of liberty-threatening socialism. But the left and right can usually agree on one thing: that the Nordic system is impossible to replicate here at home. The US is too big, or too individualistic, or too puritan, or too.

Aug 16, 2016
Why knowledge matters - rescuing our children from failed educational theories by Hirsch, E. D. (Eric Donald), 1928- author.

Why knowledge matters - rescuing our children from failed educational theories

In this provocative book, influential scholar E.D. Hirsch, Jr., addresses critical issues in contemporary education reform - over-testing, teacher blaming, preschool fadeout, and the persistence of achievement gaps over time. In each case, he shows how cherished truisms about education and child development have led to unintended and negative consequences. Drawing on recent findings in neuroscience and new data from France, he provides new evidence for the argument that a coherent, knowledge-bas

Aug 16, 2016
Your first garden - a landscape primer for new home owners by Adam, Judith, author.

Your first garden - a landscape primer for new home owners

Aug 16, 2016
William Eggleston portraits by Prodger, Phillip, author.

William Eggleston portraits

Aug 16, 2016
The complete art and science of sausage making - 150 healthy homemade recipes from chorizo to hot dogs by Reinhard, Tonia, author.

The complete art and science of sausage making - 150 healthy homemade recipes from chorizo to hot dogs

Aug 16, 2016
The bride(zilla) of Christ - what to do when God's people hurt God's people by Kluck, Ted, author.

The bride(zilla) of Christ - what to do when God's people hurt God's people

Aug 16, 2016
The boy with two lives by Kazerooni, Abbas.

The boy with two lives

When ten-year-old Abbas arrives in England to start a new life - having just fled conscription into the Iranian army and survived almost three months alone in Istanbul, Turkey, waiting for a visa - he does not know that his troubles have only just begun. Abbas's cousin packs him off to boarding school, and infrequent phone calls are his only contact with his beloved mother in Iran. Things get worse when Abbas is threatened with deportation and forced to work through the nights during his school

Aug 16, 2016
The book of sacred baths - 52 bathing rituals to revitalize your spirit by Sherman, Paulette Kouffman, author.

The book of sacred baths - 52 bathing rituals to revitalize your spirit

Gain inspiration and rejuvenation through the sacred act of bathing. With fifty-two bath recipes, one for every week of the year, The Book of Sacred Baths shows you how to use this relaxing practice to improve your love life, succeed in your career, strengthen your health, and transform your spirit.

Aug 16, 2016
Two homes, one childhood - a parenting plan to last a lifetime by Emery, Robert E., author.

Two homes, one childhood - a parenting plan to last a lifetime

"A paradigm-shifting model of parenting children in two homes from an internationally recognized expert"--

Aug 16, 2016
Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal by Rosenthal, Amy Krouse, author.

Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal

"In the ten years since her beloved, groundbreaking Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life, New York Times bestselling author Amy Krouse Rosenthal has been quietly at work on this modest but mighty magnum opus, creating a spectacular literary experience that is unprecedented, unforgettable, and explosively human. Amy Krouse Rosenthal has cultivated a distinct blend of nonlinear memoir, observational humor, wistful reflections, and interactive connections with readers. A decade after Encyclopedia of an

Aug 16, 2016
The stress solution - using empathy and cognitive behavioral therapy to reduce anxiety and develop resilience by Ciaramicoli, Arthur P., author.

The stress solution - using empathy and cognitive behavioral therapy to reduce anxiety and develop resilience

"Contemporary life has come to include 1. working too much, 2. sleeping too little, and 3. feeling disconnected from partners and family (largely because of 1 and 2.) Our health and relationships suffer (as does our work.) As author Ciaramicoli shows, this state of affairs can be changed - while maintaining high performance success. His simple and realistic, yet powerful and profound techniques show readers how to use empathy to perceive accurately, use CBT to correct distorted thinking, and tri

Aug 16, 2016
The complete pebble mosaic handbook by Howarth, Maggy, author.

The complete pebble mosaic handbook

Aug 16, 2016
Develop your leadership skills by Adair, John Eric, 1934- author.

Develop your leadership skills

"Develop Your Leadership Skills is John Adair's most accessible title on leadership. Full of exercises and checklists, it can help boost confidence levels and guide and inspire anyone on their journey to becoming a leader of excellence. Acknowledged as a world expert, John Adair offers stimulating insights into recognizing and developing individual leadership qualities, acquiring personal authority, and mastering core leadership functions such as planning, communicating and motivating. The new e

Aug 16, 2016
Decision making and problem solving by Adair, John Eric, 1934- author.

Decision making and problem solving

"Ensuring innovation and a creative approach to new challenges is crucial in leadership success. Being able to communicate and share your ideas takes no less skill. Decision Making and Problem Solving Strategies will help you to learn key techniques and models to confidently make the right decisions. Using checklists, exercises and case studies, Adair provides a clear framework to find solutions, generate ideas and inspire confidence in your team - so you can spot the solution in every problem,

Aug 16, 2016
The complete prebiotic and probiotic health guide - a vegetarian plan for balancing your gut flora + 175 recipes by Raman, Maitreyi, author.

The complete prebiotic and probiotic health guide - a vegetarian plan for balancing your gut flora + 175 recipes

The role of diet in shaping a favorable environment for beneficial gut bacteria is becoming more and more apparent. The authors show you strategies to create a healthier gut by eating more probiotic- and prebiotic-rich foods within the framework of a vegetarian diet. Their eight-step program offers a nutritional prescription that will get you into tip-top shape, help you lose weight, and reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease.

Aug 16, 2016
The dignity of difference - how to avoid the clash of civilizations by Sacks, Jonathan, 1948- author.

The dignity of difference - how to avoid the clash of civilizations

Aug 16, 2016
The essential home-ground flour book - learn complete milling & baking techniques by Becker, Sue, 1955- author.

The essential home-ground flour book - learn complete milling & baking techniques

Aug 16, 2016
Doing good is simple - making a difference right where you are by Marlow, Chris, 1973- author.

Doing good is simple - making a difference right where you are

Aug 16, 2016