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Fix my shoulder - a guide to preventing and healing from injury and strain by Demirakos, George.

Fix my shoulder - a guide to preventing and healing from injury and strain

Sep 19, 2014
Food lover's guide to Portland by Crain, Liz.

Food lover's guide to Portland

Sep 22, 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 22, 2014
For goodness sex - changing the way we talk to teens about sexuality, values, and health by Vernacchio, Al.

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

"A progressive approach to sexuality education that challenges commonly-held beliefs about how we talk to young people about sex and offers a controversial yet proven alternative to the standard conversations taking place in schools and homes across America"--

Sep 19, 2014
For love of country - what our veterans can teach us about citizenship, heroism, and sacrifice by Schultz, Howard.

For love of country - what our veterans can teach us about citizenship, heroism, and sacrifice

Sep 19, 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 22, 2014
Founders as fathers - the private lives and politics of the American revolutionaries by Glover, Lorri, 1967-

Founders as fathers - the private lives and politics of the American revolutionaries

Sep 16, 2014
Founding Fathers - The Fight for Freedom and the Birth of American Liberty by Kostyal, K. M./ Rakove, Jack N. (FRW)

Founding Fathers - The Fight for Freedom and the Birth of American Liberty

Sep 19, 2014
Four boots, one journey - a story of survival, awareness and rejuvenation on the John Muir Trail by Alt, Jeff, author.

Four boots, one journey - a story of survival, awareness and rejuvenation on the John Muir Trail

Sep 18, 2014
Foxcatcher - the true story of my brother's murder, John du Pont's madness, and the quest for Olympic gold by Schultz, Mark, 1960-

Foxcatcher - the true story of my brother's murder, John du Pont's madness, and the quest for Olympic gold

" The riveting true story-soon to be a high-profile film-of Olympic wrestling gold medal-winning brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz and their fatal relationship with the eccentric John du Pont, heir to the du Pont dynasty On January 26, 1996,Dave Schultz, Olympic gold medal winner and wrestling golden boy, was shot three times by du Pont family heir John E. du Pont at the famed Foxcatcher Farms estate in Pennsylvania. Following the murder there was a tense standoff when du Pont barri

Sep 19, 2014
French roots - two cooks, two countries, and the beautiful food along the way by Moullé, Jean-Pierre.

French roots - two cooks, two countries, and the beautiful food along the way

Sep 19, 2014
Fresh- nourishing salads for all seasons by Harris, Kimberly

Fresh- nourishing salads for all seasons

Sep 22, 2014
From whom no secrets are hid - introducing the Psalms by Brueggemann, Walter.

From whom no secrets are hid - introducing the Psalms

Sep 18, 2014
Front porch politics - the forgotten heyday of American activism in the 1970s and 1980s by Foley, Michael S.

Front porch politics - the forgotten heyday of American activism in the 1970s and 1980s

"An on-the-ground history of ordinary Americans who took to the streets when political issues became personal. It is widely believed that Americans of the 1970s and '80s were exhausted by the upheavals of the '60s and eager to retreat to the private realm. When they did take action, it was mainly to express their disillusionment with government by supporting the right. In fact, as Michael Stewart Foley shows, neither of these assumptions is correct. On the community level, the 1970s and '80s saw

Sep 16, 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 22, 2014
Gaza - a history by Filiu, Jean-Pierre, author.

Gaza - a history

"Through its millennium-long existence, Gaza has often been bitterly disputed while simultaneously and paradoxically enduring prolonged neglect. Squeezed between the Negev and Sinai desert on the one hand and the Mediterranean Sea on the other, Gaza was contested by the Pharaohs, the Persians, the Greeks, the Romans, the Byzantines, the Arabs, the Fatimids, the Mamluks, the Crusaders, and the Ottomans. Napoleon had to secure it in 1799 to launch his failed campaign on Palestine. In 1917, the Bri

Sep 16, 2014
Geek sublime - the beauty of code, the code of beauty by Chandra, Vikram.

Geek sublime - the beauty of code, the code of beauty

Sep 18, 2014
Get Plucky With the Ukulele - A Quick and Easy Guide to Anything Uke by Grove-white, Will

Get Plucky With the Ukulele - A Quick and Easy Guide to Anything Uke

Sep 22, 2014
Get started in writing for children by Bullard, Lisa.

Get started in writing for children

Sep 18, 2014
Getting started with sensors - measure the world with electronics, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi by Karvinen, Tero, author.

Getting started with sensors - measure the world with electronics, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi

Sep 18, 2014