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Championship fighting - explosive punching and aggressive defense by Dempsey, Jack, 1895-1983, author.

Championship fighting - explosive punching and aggressive defense

"Jack Dempsey, one of the greatest and most popular boxers of all time, reveals the techniques behind his unparalleled success in the ring. Straightforward and with detailed illustrations, Championship Boxing instructs the reader in the theory, training,and application of powerful punching, aggressive defense, proper stance, feinting, and footwork. The methods Dempsey reveals will prove useful to both amateurs and professionals"--Page 4 of cover.

Jun 23, 2016
China [2016] by Dorling Kindersley, Inc.

China [2016]

Includes illustrations and floor plans of key landmarks, street-by-street guides, information on popular sights, and a traveler's guide with tips on hotels, restaurants, local customs, transportation, medical services, museums, and entertainment.

Jun 24, 2016
China's economy - what everyone needs to know by Kroeber, Arthur R., author.

China's economy - what everyone needs to know

Jun 24, 2016
Climate change for beginners by Goodwin, Dean, author.

Climate change for beginners

Jun 24, 2016
Climate Change for Beginners by Goodwin, Dean, Ph.D./ Lee, Joe (ILT)

Climate Change for Beginners

Jun 23, 2016
Close Encounters of the Furred Kind - New Adventures With My Sad Cat & Other Feline Friends by Cox, Tom

Close Encounters of the Furred Kind - New Adventures With My Sad Cat & Other Feline Friends

Jun 24, 2016
Code warriors - NSA's codebreakers and the secret intelligence war against the Soviet Union by Budiansky, Stephen, author.

Code warriors - NSA's codebreakers and the secret intelligence war against the Soviet Union

"A sweeping history of the NSA and its codebreaking achievements from World War II through the Cold War shares insights into the challenges faced by cryptanalysts and their role in some of the most complicated events of the twentieth century,"--NoveList.

Jun 20, 2016
Collected poems, 1950-2012 by Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012, author.

Collected poems, 1950-2012

Jun 24, 2016
Conquer your chronic pain - a life-changing drug-free approach for relief, recovery, and restoration by Abaci, Peter, author.

Conquer your chronic pain - a life-changing drug-free approach for relief, recovery, and restoration

"Conquer Your Chronic Pain offers the millions of chronic-pain sufferers throughout the world a transformative model for pain management. Dr. Abaci is a pioneer in understanding the biopsychosocial aspect of chronic pain and patients' demands for a more holistic and personal approach to pain management. Dr. Abaci details his own struggle with injury, surgery, and conventional recovery and pain management, then offers a wide variety of case studies and clear explanations of the latest scientific

Jun 23, 2016
Core Data in Swift - Data Storage and Management for Ios and OS X by Zarra, Marcus S.

Core Data in Swift - Data Storage and Management for Ios and OS X

Jun 24, 2016
Country Living Pies & Tarts by Country Living Magazine (COR)

Country Living Pies & Tarts

Jun 23, 2016
Cracking the aging code - the new science of growing old---and what it means for staying young by Mitteldorf, Josh, author.

Cracking the aging code - the new science of growing old---and what it means for staying young

"A revolutionary examination of why we age, what it means for our health, and how we just might be able to fight it. In Cracking the Aging Code, theoretical biologist Josh Mitteldorf and award-winning writer and ecological philosopher Dorion Sagan reveal that evolution and aging are even more complex and breathtaking than we originally thought. Using meticulous multidisciplinary science, as well as reviewing the history of our understanding about evolution, this book makes the case that aging is

Jun 20, 2016
Cracking the TASC - Test Assessing Secondary Completion by

Cracking the TASC - Test Assessing Secondary Completion

"All the strategies, review, and practice you need to earn your high school equivalency certificate! Includes 2 full-length practice exams and bonus online drills and tutorials. The TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) is a new high school equivalency exam that some states are using as an alternative to the traditional GED test. Currently offered in CA, IL, IN, NC, NJ, NY, NV, SC, WV, and WY, the TASC is made up of 5 separate tests covering Mathematics, Reading, Writing, Science, and Socia

Jun 24, 2016
Crash Override - Inside Gamergate, Online Abuse, and the Battle to Save the Internet by Quinn, Zoe

Crash Override - Inside Gamergate, Online Abuse, and the Battle to Save the Internet

Jun 23, 2016
Crazy for crochet - 70 projects you'll love to make- hats, slippers, sweaters, bags, pillows, blankets, potholders, and more by Brandal, Lilly Secilie, 1965-

Crazy for crochet - 70 projects you'll love to make- hats, slippers, sweaters, bags, pillows, blankets, potholders, and more

Includes "patterns for every skill level, from scarves and blankets to socks and slippers, from hats and pillows to lampshades and cluthces" along with "helpful tips for using unusual stitches and a variety of edgings, swatches, and crocheted flowers to dress up any project." -- From p.4 of cover.

Jun 24, 2016
Creative quilt challenges - take the challenge to discover your style & improve your design skills by Pease, Pat, 1951- author.

Creative quilt challenges - take the challenge to discover your style & improve your design skills

Jun 24, 2016
Critics, monsters, fanatics, and other literary essays by Ozick, Cynthia, author.

Critics, monsters, fanatics, and other literary essays

"In a collection that includes new essays written explicitly for this volume, one of our sharpest and most influential critics confronts the past, present, and future of literary culture. If every outlet for book criticism suddenly disappeared -- if allwe had were reviews that treated books like any other commodity -- could the novel survive? In a gauntlet-throwing essay at the start of this brilliant assemblage, Cynthia Ozick stakes the claim that, just as surely as critics require a steady su

Jun 24, 2016
Crochet - learn it. love it. - techniques and projects to build a lifelong passion for beginners up by Todhunter, Tracey, author.

Crochet - learn it. love it. - techniques and projects to build a lifelong passion for beginners up

Shares advice, instructions, and inspiration with beginning crocheters, encouraging them to learn crochet at their own pace.

Jun 24, 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

Jun 24, 2016
Cultivating the genius of black children - strategies to close the achievement gap in the early years by Sullivan, Debra Ren-Etta, author.

Cultivating the genius of black children - strategies to close the achievement gap in the early years

"There has been much attention given to the achievement gap between white and minority students, especially African American children. Through research and years of experience, the author breaks down the cultural influences on children's learning styles and provides a practical approach to helping black children thrive in the classroom. For black children, which Sullivan defines as those of African descent, there is a disconnect between learning preferences and learning environments that must be

Jun 23, 2016