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Felt-o-ween - 40 scary-cute projects to celebrate Halloween by Sheldon, Kathy, 1959-

Felt-o-ween - 40 scary-cute projects to celebrate Halloween

Sep 26, 2014
Feminism unfinished - a short, surprising history of American women's movements by Cobble, Dorothy Sue, author.

Feminism unfinished - a short, surprising history of American women's movements

In this bold, revisionist history, three leading scholars of women's history provide the first concise history of American women's movements over the nearly hundred years since women gained the right to vote. They eschew the popular--though incomplete--narrative focusing on the 1960s and 1970s, and trace the world-changing social movement to the 1920s. This broader canvas allows for the struggles of all women, including working-class women, to come to the foreground. Among the many myths the boo

Oct 1, 2014
Feminism unfinished - a short, surprising history of American women's movements by Cobble, Dorothy Sue.

Feminism unfinished - a short, surprising history of American women's movements

Traces the origins of the feminist movement to the 1920s and follows the post-Suffrage movements, which exposed the exploitation of women in the workplace and fought for sexual rights and freedoms.

Sep 25, 2014
Finding Arthur - the true origins of the once and future king by Ardrey, Adam.

Finding Arthur - the true origins of the once and future king

"The legend of King Arthur has been told and retold for centuries. As the king who united a nation, his is the story of England itself. But what if Arthur wasn't English at all? As writer and activist Adam Ardrey discovered, the reason historians have had little success identifying the historical Arthur may be incredibly simple: He wasn't an Englishman at all. He was from Scotland. Finding Arthur chronicles Ardrey's unlikely quest to uncover the secret of Scotland's greatest king and conqueror,

Sep 26, 2014
Fire shut up in my bones - a memoir by Blow, Charles M., 1970-

Fire shut up in my bones - a memoir

A respected journalist describes the abuse he suffered at the hands of a close family relative, the effect this had on his formative years and how he overcame the anger and self-doubt it left behind.

Sep 26, 2014
Flour + water - pasta by McNaughton, Thomas, chef.

Flour + water - pasta

Oct 1, 2014
Fluent forever - how to learn any language fast and never forget it by Wyner, Gabriel.

Fluent forever - how to learn any language fast and never forget it

Presents a series of techniques for acquiring a foreign language, including news ways of training the tongue for pronunciation, use of visual imagery for connecting sounds and spelling, and spaced-repetition methods for learning new vocabulary.

Oct 1, 2014
Food lover's guide to Portland by Crain, Liz.

Food lover's guide to Portland

Sep 26, 2014
Food politics - how the food industry influences nutrition and health by Nestle, Marion, author.

Food politics - how the food industry influences nutrition and health

Examines how marketing practices promote overeating and malnutrition, and discusses the influence the food industry has over government and health care.

Oct 1, 2014
For goodness sex - changing the way we talk to teens about sexuality, values, and health by Vernacchio, Al, author.

For goodness sex - changing the way we talk to teens about sexuality, values, and health

"A progressive, effective, and responsible approach to sex education for parents and teens that challenges traditional teaching models and instead embraces 21st century realities by promoting healthy sexuality, values, and body image in young people.Sex education today generally falls into one of two categories: abstinence-only or abstinence-based education--both of which tend to withhold important, factual information and leave young adults ill-equipped to make safe decisions. Al Vernacchio, a

Sep 29, 2014
Forest feast - simple vegetarian recipes from my cabin in the woods by Gleeson, Erin, author, illustrator.

Forest feast - simple vegetarian recipes from my cabin in the woods

Erin Gleeson made her dream a reality when she left New York City and moved into a tiny cabin in a California forest in order to be closer to nature. The natural beauty of her surroundings and the abundance of local produce serve as the inspiration for The Forest Feast, based on her popular blog. Most of the book's 100 wholly vegetarian recipes call for only three or four ingredients and require very few steps, resulting in dishes that are fresh, wholesome, delicious, and stunning. Among the del

Oct 1, 2014
Foundations in comic book art - fundamental tools and techniques for sequential artists by Lowe, John (John Paul) author.

Foundations in comic book art - fundamental tools and techniques for sequential artists

Offers an introduction to drawing creative comics, covering such topics as contour drawing, perspective, using photo reference, and adding digital patterns.

Sep 26, 2014
Foundations in comic book art - fundamental tools and techniques for sequential artists by Lowe, John (John Paul), author.

Foundations in comic book art - fundamental tools and techniques for sequential artists

Oct 1, 2014
Foxfire 12 - war stories, Cherokee traditions, summer camps, square dancing, crafts, and more affairs of plain living by Collins, Kaye Carver (EDT)/ Foxfire Fund Inc./ Cheek, Angie (EDT)

Foxfire 12 - war stories, Cherokee traditions, summer camps, square dancing, crafts, and more affairs of plain living

Presents the art of the simple life with a collection of stories and essays on Appalachia, covering such topics as square dancing, making rose beads, Cherokee traditions, and lessons on finding turtles in the local pond.

Oct 1, 2014
French vocabulary by Kurbegov, Eliane.

French vocabulary

Oct 1, 2014
Fresh nourishing salads for all seasons by Harris, Kimberly (Kimi)

Fresh nourishing salads for all seasons

Oct 1, 2014
Fresh- nourishing salads for all seasons by Harris, Kimberly

Fresh- nourishing salads for all seasons

Sep 25, 2014
Full frontal feminism - a young woman's guide to why feminism matters by Valenti, Jessica, author.

Full frontal feminism - a young woman's guide to why feminism matters

Oct 1, 2014
Full frontal feminism - a young woman's guide to why feminism matters by Valenti, Jessica, author.

Full frontal feminism - a young woman's guide to why feminism matters

An Internet blogger presents a feminist perspectve on such issues as pop culture, reproductive rights, eating disorders, fashion, consumerism, and politics.

Sep 26, 2014
George H. W. Bush - Character at the Core by Smith, Curt

George H. W. Bush - Character at the Core

Oct 1, 2014