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China A to Z - everything you need to know to understand Chinese customs and culture by Chai, May-Lee, author.

China A to Z - everything you need to know to understand Chinese customs and culture

Apr 14, 2015
Building with straw bales - a practical manual for self-builders and architects by Jones, Barbara, 1957- author.

Building with straw bales - a practical manual for self-builders and architects

Apr 14, 2015
Building resilience in children and teens - giving kids roots and wings by Ginsburg, Kenneth R., author.

Building resilience in children and teens - giving kids roots and wings

This book offers coping strategies for facing the combined elements of academic performance, high achievement standards, media messages, peer pressure, and family tension.

Apr 14, 2015
The complete book of baby names - the most names, most lists, most help to find the best name by Bolton, Lesley.

The complete book of baby names - the most names, most lists, most help to find the best name

Looks at the history of baby names, provides lists of names based on popular themes, and presents entries that include definitions and variations.

Apr 14, 2015
Billy Martin - baseball's flawed genius by Pennington, Bill, 1956- author.

Billy Martin - baseball's flawed genius

"The definitive biography of one of baseball's most celebrated, mercurial, and misunderstood figures Billy Martin is a story of contrasts. He was the clutch second baseman for the dominant New York Yankees of the 1950s. He then spent sixteen seasons managing in the big leagues, and is considered by anyone who knows baseball to have been a true baseball genius, a field manager without peer. Yet he's remembered more for his habit of kicking dirt on umpires, for being hired and fired by George St

Apr 14, 2015
Cats in hats - 30 knit and crochet patterns for your kitty by Thomas, Sara, author.

Cats in hats - 30 knit and crochet patterns for your kitty

Apr 14, 2015
Butter baked goods - nostalgic recipes from a little neighborhood bakery by Daykin, Rosie, author.

Butter baked goods - nostalgic recipes from a little neighborhood bakery

Apr 14, 2015
The best natural homemade skin & hair care products - 175 recipes for creams, balms, shampoos & more by Gómez Gallego, Mar, author.

The best natural homemade skin & hair care products - 175 recipes for creams, balms, shampoos & more

Apr 14, 2015
Beaded jewelry. Wirework techniques - skills, tools, and materials for making handcrafted jewelry by Eddy, Carson.

Beaded jewelry. Wirework techniques - skills, tools, and materials for making handcrafted jewelry

Design and create stunning handcrafted wirework jewelry using every type of wire imaginable.

Apr 14, 2015
Baby names - more than 3000 names, with origins and meanings by Emerson, Laura.

Baby names - more than 3000 names, with origins and meanings

Includes the most popular baby names including, traditional, unusual, and unique names.

Apr 14, 2015
Better on toast - happiness on a slice of bread - 70 irresistible recipes by Donenfeld, Jill, author.

Better on toast - happiness on a slice of bread - 70 irresistible recipes

"Better on Toast features delicious, quick, easy-to-follow recipes for toasts with every possible topping-- from hot to cold and savory to sweet. Anyone can make delicious toasts, no matter his or her level of experience or kitchen size. Whether you use thick-cut French bread, slices of whole wheat, or her gluten-free bread recipe, Jill puts emphasis on flavor, using quality, wholesome ingredients to make each recipe stand out"--Excerpt from Amazon.com.

Apr 14, 2015
The book of wanderings - a mother-daughter pilgrimage by Meyer, Kimberly, author.

The book of wanderings - a mother-daughter pilgrimage

Traces how a once-bohemian dreamer and her college-student daughter shared a summer retracing the pilgrimage of a fifteenth-century Dominican friar from Venice through the Middle East to strengthen their bond and confront personal demons.

Apr 14, 2015
Animal knits for kids - 30 cute knitted projects they'll love by Berry, Amanda (Knitwear designer)

Animal knits for kids - 30 cute knitted projects they'll love

"Babies and animals are a naturally adorable match and this book is bursting with animal-themed knits for little ones ages birth to 36 months. The various sections of the zoo-- from jungle and savannah to reptile house and polar region--serve as inspiration for these 30 projects. Whether it's a hippo-face rattle, bear-paw booties, a tiger-striped onesie, or a penguin bottle carrier, these bright, personality-filled projects will garner roars of approval! Inside, readers will find: 30 projects fo

Apr 14, 2015
American mythmaker - Walter Noble Burns and the legends of Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, and Joaquín Murrieta by Dworkin, Mark J., 1946-2012, author.

American mythmaker - Walter Noble Burns and the legends of Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, and Joaquín Murrieta

Apr 14, 2015
American murder houses - a coast-to-coast tour of the most notorious houses of homicide by Lehto, Steve, author.

American murder houses - a coast-to-coast tour of the most notorious houses of homicide

" There are places in the United States of America where violent acts of bloodshed have occurred. Years may pass-even centuries-but the mark of death remains. They are known as Murder Houses. From a colonial manse in New England to a small-town home in Iowa to a Beverly Hills mansion, these residences have taken on a life of their own, gaining everything from local lore and gossip to national-and even global-infamy. Writer Steve Lehto recounts the stories behind the houses where Lizzie Borden su

Apr 14, 2015
The astronomy bible - the definitive guide to the night sky and the universe by Couper, Heather, author.

The astronomy bible - the definitive guide to the night sky and the universe

Apr 14, 2015
The artist's garden - American impressionism and the garden movement by

The artist's garden - American impressionism and the garden movement

Apr 14, 2015
Art nouveau fashion by Rose, Clare, author.

Art nouveau fashion

Art Nouveau movement overlapped with late Arts and Crafts in the 1890s and early modernism in the 1910s, combining the exquisite workmanship and natural forms of the former with the innovative materials, forms and practices associated with the latter. This book provides a fascinating introduction to the style, defining it, and placing it in design history by focusing on a number of important designers - Worth, Lucile, Paquin, Poiret - and key topics, such as clients and artists, jewellery and ac

Apr 14, 2015
500 math questions for the GRE test to know by test day by McCune, Sandra K., author.

500 math questions for the GRE test to know by test day

Apr 14, 2015
50 moments that rocked the classical music world by Henley, Darren, author.

50 moments that rocked the classical music world

An eclectic, fun, and informative guide to the 50 moments that changed classical music forever.

Apr 14, 2015