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The money saving mom's budget by Paine, Crystal.

The money saving mom's budget

Distills financial advice and practices introduced in the author's "Money Saving Mom" blog to counsel readers on how to establish financial goals, organize in accordance with financial needs, and reduce grocery and household expenses.

Nov 26, 2014
Making space - how the brain knows where things are by Groh, Jennifer M., 1966- author.

Making space - how the brain knows where things are

"Knowing where things are seems effortless. Yet our brains devote tremendous computational power to figuring out the simplest details about spatial relationships. Going to the grocery store or finding our cell phone requires sleuthing and coordination across different sensory and motor domains. Making Space traces this mental detective work to explain how the brain creates our sense of location. But it goes further, to make the case that spatial processing permeates all our cognitive abilities,

Nov 26, 2014
The visual blues by

The visual blues

The visual blues explores the enormous impact that blues and jazz music emanating from the Deep South and moving north had on artists associated with the Harlem Renaissance. The Visual Blues shows how the artists and musicians of the Harlem Renaissance blurred artistic boundaries, drawing inspiration from each other and contributing to each other's art forms. The art scene in Harlem from 1919 to approximately 1940 encouraged a melding of art, music, literature, and poetry, providing a creative h

Nov 26, 2014
Encyclopedia of native tribes of North America by Johnson, Michael, 1937 April 22- author.

Encyclopedia of native tribes of North America

Nov 26, 2014
Beijing bastard - into the wilds of a changing China by Wang, Val, author.

Beijing bastard - into the wilds of a changing China

Nov 26, 2014
Shades of winter - knitting with natural wool by Johansson, Ingalill, 1955-

Shades of winter - knitting with natural wool

"Inspired by the sublime, subtle tones of wintry northern landscapes, the more than 35 projects in Shades of Winter showcase the natural beauty of pure undyed wool yarn photographed against the Scandinavian winter's snow crystals and cold. These gorgeous garments-from tops, sweaters, dresses, and coats to hats, mittens, scarves, and shawls-evoke wool's warmth and softness in many different patterns and textures. A knitter of any skill level and inclination will surely become enchanted by the pos

Nov 26, 2014
Obesity by

Obesity

"Opposing Viewpoints: Obesity: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--

Nov 26, 2014
America's pastor - Billy Graham and the shaping of a nation by Wacker, Grant, 1945-

America's pastor - Billy Graham and the shaping of a nation

Nov 26, 2014
The accidental superpower - the next generation of American preeminence and the coming global disorder by Zeihan, Peter.

The accidental superpower - the next generation of American preeminence and the coming global disorder

"In the bestselling tradition of The World Is Flat and The Next 100 Years, THE ACCIDENTAL SUPERPOWER will be a much discussed, contrarian and eye-opening assessment of American power. In THE ACCIDENTAL SUPERPOWER international strategist Peter Zeihan examines how geography, combined with demography and energy independence, will pave the way for one of the great turning points in history, and one in which America reasserts its global dominance. No other country has a greater network of internal w

Nov 26, 2014
Women of the word - how to study the Bible with both our hearts and our minds by Wilkin, Jen, 1969-

Women of the word - how to study the Bible with both our hearts and our minds

Nov 26, 2014
Woodpeckers of the world - a photographic guide by Gorman, Gerard, author.

Woodpeckers of the world - a photographic guide

Nov 26, 2014
The Wisdom of the Beguines- The Forgotten Story of a Medieval Womens Movement by Swan, Laura, author.

The Wisdom of the Beguines- The Forgotten Story of a Medieval Womens Movement

Nov 26, 2014
Wildlife photographer of the year - 50 years by

Wildlife photographer of the year - 50 years

This book showcases the work of 50 years of the BBC's photographic competition, and hundreds of award winners. The exhibition, based at London's Natural History Museum, travels the world and features the work of: Frans Lanting, Jim Brandenburg, David Doubilet, Art Wolfe, Tom Mangelson, Brian Skerry, Paul Nicklen, Anup Shah, and many others.

Nov 26, 2014
Tolstoy's false disciple - the untold story of Leo Tolstoy and Vladimir Chertkov by Popoff, Alexandra.

Tolstoy's false disciple - the untold story of Leo Tolstoy and Vladimir Chertkov

On the snowy morning of February 8, 1897, the Petersburg secret police were following Tolstoy's every move. At sixty-nine, Russia's most celebrated writer was being treated like a major criminal. Prominent Russians were always watched, but Tolstoy earned particular scrutiny. Over a decade earlier, when his advocacy on behalf of oppressed minorities angered the Orthodox Church and the Tsar, he was placed under permanent police surveillance. Although Tolstoy was wearing his peasant garb, people on

Nov 26, 2014
The world atlas of coffee - from beans to brewing--coffees explored, explained and enjoyed by Hoffmann, James (Coffee expert), author.

The world atlas of coffee - from beans to brewing--coffees explored, explained and enjoyed

This book is a beautiful world guide to the brown bean. Taking the reader on a global tour of coffee-growing countries, The World Atlas of Coffee presents the bean in full-color photographs and concise, informative text. It shows the origins of coffee -- where it is grown, the people who grow it; and the cultures in which coffee is a way of life -- and the world of consumption -- processing, grades, the consumer and the modern culture of coffee. Plants of the genus Coffea are cultivated in more

Nov 26, 2014
The world of birds by Elphick, Jonathan, author.

The world of birds

Nov 26, 2014
Last-minute survival secrets - 128 ingenious tips to endure the coming apocalypse and other minor inconveniences by Green, Joey, author.

Last-minute survival secrets - 128 ingenious tips to endure the coming apocalypse and other minor inconveniences

Nov 26, 2014
Lincoln's selected writings - authoritative texts - Lincoln in his era - modern views by Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Lincoln's selected writings - authoritative texts - Lincoln in his era - modern views

Nov 26, 2014
Love, skip, jump - start living the adventure of yes by Bryan, Shelene, 1968-

Love, skip, jump - start living the adventure of yes

The author describes the ways in which God has influenced the path of her life and encourages readers to say "yes" to God and discover the life adventures that result. --Publisher's description.

Nov 26, 2014
The last fisherman - witness to the endangered oceans by Rotman, Jeffrey L., photographer, author.

The last fisherman - witness to the endangered oceans

Nov 26, 2014