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Raising the kid you love with the ex you hate by Farber, Edward D.

Raising the kid you love with the ex you hate

Dr. Farber, a child psychologist on the clinical faculty of the George Washington University School of medicine, offers powerful advice for you and your ex-spouse on how to reduce conflict and protect your children's well-being by co-parenting.

Aug 28, 2015
Rising strong by Brown, Brené, author.

Rising strong

"The physics of vulnerability is simple: If we are brave enough often enough, we will fall. The author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection tells us what it takes to get back up, and how owning our stories of disappointment, failure, and heartbreak gives us the power to write a daring new ending. Struggle, Brene Brown writes, can be our greatest call to courage, and rising strong our clearest path to a wholehearted life"--

Aug 28, 2015
A river runs again - India's natural world in crisis, from the barren cliffs of Rajasthan to the farmlands of Karnataka by Subramanian, Meera.

A river runs again - India's natural world in crisis, from the barren cliffs of Rajasthan to the farmlands of Karnataka

"In this lyrical and intimate tapestry of five stories dealing with life, loss, and survival in modern-day India, Meera Subramanian travels in search of the ordinary people and micro-enterprises redeeming India's natural world. An engineer-turned-farmer brings organic food to Indian plates. Villagers revive a dead river. Well-intentioned cook stove designers persist on a quest for a smokeless fire. Biologists bring vultures back from the brink of extinction. And in Bihar, one of India's most imp

Aug 28, 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 28, 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 28, 2015
The superhuman mind - free the genius in your brain by Brogaard, Berit, author.

The superhuman mind - free the genius in your brain

"The Superhuman Mind takes us inside the lives and brains of geniuses, savants, virtuosos, and a wide variety of ordinary people who have acquired truly extraordinary talents, one way or another. Delving into the neurological underpinnings of these abilities, the authors even reveal how we can acquire some of them ourselves--from perfect pitch and lightning fast math skills to supercharged creativity,"--Amazon.com.

Aug 28, 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 28, 2015
Thomas Merton - essential writings by Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968.

Thomas Merton - essential writings

Aug 28, 2015
To love and to kill by Phelps, M. William, author.

To love and to kill

"The missing-persons case of Heather Strong, a young, beautiful suburban mother, baffled Florida detectives. When the file was handed to a veteran investigator, he knew Heather was dead. The challenge was to find her body - and whoever killed her."--Page 4 of cover.

Aug 28, 2015
The trip - Andy Warhol's plastic fantastic cross-country adventure by Davis, Deborah, 1952-

The trip - Andy Warhol's plastic fantastic cross-country adventure

"From the author of Strapless and Guest of Honor, a book about a little-known road trip Andy Warhol took from New York to LA in 1963, and how that journey - and the numerous artists and celebrities he encountered - profoundly affected his life and art"--

Aug 28, 2015
Tudor roses by Starmore, Alice, author.

Tudor roses

Features hand-knitted designs inspired by members of the Tudor dynasty, includes charts and instructions, color photographs, and historical background.

Aug 28, 2015
Twenty dinners by Schori, Ithai, author.

Twenty dinners

"When he's on tour with his band Grizzly Bear, the thing Chris Taylor misses most about home is the kitchen and the company. With his friend Ithai Schori, the two are constantly cooking dinner parties for four to forty, using skills Chris learned from his mom and techniques Ithai picked up in high-end restaurants. Their food is full of smart techniques that make everything taste just a little better than you thought possible--like toasting nuts by swirling them in browned butter, or burning appl

Aug 28, 2015
The undiscovered self by Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961.

The undiscovered self

Aug 28, 2015
Washington and Hamilton - the alliance that forged America by Knott, Stephen F.

Washington and Hamilton - the alliance that forged America

Aug 28, 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 28, 2015
The West without water - what past floods, droughts, and other climatic clues tell us about tomorrow by Ingram, B. Lynn, 1961-

The West without water - what past floods, droughts, and other climatic clues tell us about tomorrow

"The West without Water documents the tumultuous climate of the American West over twenty millennia, with tales of past droughts and deluges and predictions about the impacts of future climate change on water resources. Looking at the region's current water crisis from the perspective of its climate history, the authors ask the central question of what is "normal" climate for the West, and whether the relatively benign climate of the past century will continue into the future. The West without W

Aug 28, 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 28, 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 28, 2015
The WikiLeaks files - the world according to US empire by

The WikiLeaks files - the world according to US empire

Aug 28, 2015
ABA consumer guide to mortgage modification - how to lower your mortgage payments with the Home Affordable Modification Program by Kackley, Dean Allen, author.

ABA consumer guide to mortgage modification - how to lower your mortgage payments with the Home Affordable Modification Program

Aug 28, 2015