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Toys of the '50s, '60s, and '70s by Roberts, Kate, 1959-

Toys of the '50s, '60s, and '70s

"Toys from the 1950s, '60s, and '70s capture the joy of play and the pure fun of being a kid. But beneath those iconic names are rich veins of nostalgia, memory, and history. These toys--and the stories of the kids, parents, child-rearing experts, inventors, manufacturers, and advertisers they affected--reflect the dynamism of American life"--

Aug 30, 2015
Traditional Blacksmithing - The Fine Art of Horseshoeing and Wagon Making by Holmstrom, J. G.

Traditional Blacksmithing - The Fine Art of Horseshoeing and Wagon Making

Aug 30, 2015
Traveling With Your Pet - The AAA Petbook by AAA (COR)

Traveling With Your Pet - The AAA Petbook

Aug 30, 2015
Walt Disney World with kids 2016 - with Universal Orlando® by Wright, Kim, 1955- author.

Walt Disney World with kids 2016 - with Universal Orlando®

Inside this new edition is all the information you need to have the family vacation of a lifetime at the Orlando theme parks. Up-to-date and written with the help of more than 500 families, this guide is packed with details on all the attractions at Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando. It's user-friendly, fun and designed for at-a-glance reference. You'll find time- and money-saving tips, insider secrets, and scare factors for every ride and venue; clear, easy-to-read maps; full restaurant a

Aug 30, 2015
When I say no, I feel guilty - how to cope--using skills of systematic assertive therapy by Smith, Manuel J., 1934-

When I say no, I feel guilty - how to cope--using skills of systematic assertive therapy

Aug 30, 2015
We are Market Basket - the story of the unlikely grassroots movement that saved a beloved business by Korschun, Daniel.

We are Market Basket - the story of the unlikely grassroots movement that saved a beloved business

Recounts the history of Market Basket, a New England grocery chain whose employees and customers rallied to restore its CEO, Arthur T. Demoulas, in a book demonstrating the power of consumer loyalty in the American economy.

Aug 30, 2015
Women Are Crazy, Men Are Stupid - The Simple Truth to a Complicated Relationship by Morris, Howard J.

Women Are Crazy, Men Are Stupid - The Simple Truth to a Complicated Relationship

Aug 30, 2015
The worst of times - how life on earth survived eighty million years of extinctions by Wignall, P. B.

The worst of times - how life on earth survived eighty million years of extinctions

Aug 30, 2015
Writing great books for young adults - everything you need to know, from crafting the idea to getting published by Brooks, Regina.

Writing great books for young adults - everything you need to know, from crafting the idea to getting published

Featuring tips from agents, editors, and popular authors, offers guidance on writing young adult literature, from developing an engaging voice and writing style to constructing dynamic plots, and discusses the process of querying publishers.

Aug 30, 2015
Ziegfeld and his follies - a biography of Broadway's greatest producer by Brideson, Cynthia.

Ziegfeld and his follies - a biography of Broadway's greatest producer

Aug 30, 2015
Yes, and ... - daily meditations by Rohr, Richard.

Yes, and ... - daily meditations

Aug 30, 2015
Malevolent muse - the life of Alma Mahler by Hilmes, Oliver, author.

Malevolent muse - the life of Alma Mahler

"The legendary life of the muse of geniuses, Alma Mahler-Gropius-Werfel"--

Aug 30, 2015
One teacher in ten in the new millennium - LGBT educators speak out about what's gotten better and what hasn't by

One teacher in ten in the new millennium - LGBT educators speak out about what's gotten better and what hasn't

"Perhaps no profession is as challenging for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) people than teaching. Working under constant suspicion arising from the long-held stereotype of LGBT people as pedophiles who are "after your kids," teachers who are LGBT face enormous challenges. The third edition of One Teacher in Ten allows LGBT educators to speak in their own voices about their experience of being LGBT in schools. Following on two volumes of completely original stories published in 19

Aug 30, 2015
Robotics - from automatons to the Roomba by Foran, Racquel, 1966-

Robotics - from automatons to the Roomba

Vivid text details how early mechanical automatons led to the advanced, intelligent robots of today. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible. Useful sidebars, rich images, and a glossary help readers understand the science and its importance. Maps and diagrams provide context for critical discoveries in the field. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Aug 30, 2015
Seismology - our violent earth by Baxter, Roberta.

Seismology - our violent earth

"This title presents the history of seismology. Vivid text details how early theories led to our modern understanding of the forces behind earthquakes and volcanoes. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible."--Publisher's website.

Aug 30, 2015
The Tao of innovation - nine questions every innovator must answer by Tan, Teng-Kee.

The Tao of innovation - nine questions every innovator must answer

The Tao of Innovation is the first book to blend Eastern philosophy with tried-and-true innovation strategies. It presents a holistic, intuitive and practical approach to developing game-changing innovation.

Aug 30, 2015
Washington and Hamilton - the alliance that forged America by Knott, Stephen F.

Washington and Hamilton - the alliance that forged America

Aug 30, 2015
Top 10 Las Vegas by Emerson, Connie, 1930- author

Top 10 Las Vegas

A detailed travel guide to the top ten places to stay, eat, and shop in Las Vegas, along with a listing of the best casinos, golf courses, and other attractions.

Aug 30, 2015
Photoshop LAB color - the canyon conundrum and other adventures in the most powerful colorspace by Margulis, Dan, 1951-

Photoshop LAB color - the canyon conundrum and other adventures in the most powerful colorspace

Aug 30, 2015
Wherever you go, there you are - mindfulness meditation in everyday life by Kabat-Zinn, Jon, author.

Wherever you go, there you are - mindfulness meditation in everyday life

"In his follow-up to Full Catastrophe Living--a book in which he presented basic meditation techniques as a way of reducing stress and healing from illness--here Jon Kabat-Zinn goes much more deeply into the practice of meditation for its own sake"--Amazon.com.

Aug 30, 2015