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The crusades of Cesar Chavez - a biography by Pawel, Miriam, 1958- author.

The crusades of Cesar Chavez - a biography

Pawel draws on thousands of documents and interviews to examine the myths and achievements marking the life of the iconic Latino labor leader and civil rights activist, portraying him as a flawed but brilliant strategist who was often at odds with himself.

Apr 15, 2014
The constants of nature - from Alpha to Omega--the numbers that encode the deepest secrets of the universe by Barrow, John D., 1952-

The constants of nature - from Alpha to Omega--the numbers that encode the deepest secrets of the universe

Apr 16, 2014
The Compost-Powered Water Heater - How to Heat Your Greenhouse, Pool, or Buildings With Only Compost! by Brown, Gaelan

The Compost-Powered Water Heater - How to Heat Your Greenhouse, Pool, or Buildings With Only Compost!

Apr 16, 2014
The Complete Tips Ideas for Actors - 507 Ways to Improve Your Work Now by Jory, Jon (EDT)

The Complete Tips Ideas for Actors - 507 Ways to Improve Your Work Now

Apr 11, 2014
The complete poems of John Keats. by Keats, John, 1795-1821.

The complete poems of John Keats.

Presents all of the English poet's verse, including his sonnets and odes, the allegorical romance "Endymion," and the five-act poetic tragedy "Otho the Great"

Apr 16, 2014
The complete photo guide to clothing construction by Haynes, Christine.

The complete photo guide to clothing construction

This technique-driven book follows the entire process of clothing construction, including a section on the sewing machine and other tools/materials used, information on working with patterns and fitting, laying out the pattern pieces, cutting and marking, and on through every step of construction to the final button. Large, detailed photos guide you from start to finish and help give you a visual basis for learning.

Apr 10, 2014
The complete guide to patios - a DIY guide to building patios, walkways & outdoor steps. by Cool Springs Press (COR)

The complete guide to patios - a DIY guide to building patios, walkways & outdoor steps.

Apr 16, 2014
The Civil War - the final year told by those who lived it by

The Civil War - the final year told by those who lived it

" ... [Draws from] letters, diary entries, speeches, articles, messages and poems to provide an incomparable literary portrait of a nation at war with itself, while illuminating the military and political events that brought the Union to final victory and slavery and secession to their ultimate destruction ..."--Dust jacket flap.

Apr 11, 2014
The Charles Schwab guide to finances after fifty - answers to your most important money questions by Schwab-Pomerantz, Carrie, author.

The Charles Schwab guide to finances after fifty - answers to your most important money questions

Apr 11, 2014
The celebration of life - a dialogue on hope, spirit, and the immortality of the soul by Cousins, Norman.

The celebration of life - a dialogue on hope, spirit, and the immortality of the soul

Donated.

Apr 16, 2014
The business book by

The business book

An innovative and accessible guide to business, management and commerce Learning about business can be daunting, but The Business Book makes it easier than ever by giving you all the big ideas simply explained. Simple explanations and stylish infographics open up the business world to even the complete novice. The Business Book is the perfect primer to key theories of business and management, covering inspirational business ideas, business strategy and alternative business models. 100 key quota

Apr 16, 2014
The book of trees - visualizing branches of knowledge by Lima, Manuel, 1978-

The book of trees - visualizing branches of knowledge

Apr 11, 2014
The Book of Shiatsu - Vitality and Health Through the Art of Touch by Lundberg, Paul/ Jenkinson, Ruth (PHT)

The Book of Shiatsu - Vitality and Health Through the Art of Touch

Apr 16, 2014
The book of odds - from lightning strikes to love at first sight, the odds of everyday life by Shapiro, Amram R, author.

The book of odds - from lightning strikes to love at first sight, the odds of everyday life

Presents over four hundred thousand statements of probability that capture who we are and how we live today, providing statistics on such topics as love, sex, health, education, religion, and drug use.

Apr 16, 2014
The body fat breakthrough - tap the muscle-building power of negative training and lose up to 30 pounds in 30 days by Darden, Ellington, 1943-

The body fat breakthrough - tap the muscle-building power of negative training and lose up to 30 pounds in 30 days

Accompanied by before-and-after photos from his test subjects, a fitness researcher shares his revolutionary fitness plan, which uses negative training that helps shed pounds fast while building and toning muscle in six weeks.

Apr 16, 2014
The best things you can eat - for everything from aches to zzzz, the definitive guide to the nutrition-packed foods that energize, heal, and help you look great by Grotto, David W.

The best things you can eat - for everything from aches to zzzz, the definitive guide to the nutrition-packed foods that energize, heal, and help you look great

"The Best Things You Can Eat will be the first-ever book devoted to food rankings, drawing on the latest research on food and nutrition to provide readers with an irresistible compendium of food knowledge--an authoritative, informative, and enlightening go-to resource that pits one food against and another and reveals the most beneficial foods in a variety of categories. If you've always wondered what varieties of apple pack the biggest antioxidant punch or which foods you should rely on when yo

Apr 16, 2014
The backyard homestead book of building projects by Carlsen, Spike, 1952-

The backyard homestead book of building projects

Homesteaders, gardeners, small farmers, and outdoor living enthusiasts will love these 76 DIY projects for practical outdoor items designed to help you live more sustainably and independently. Expert woodworker Spike Carlsen offers clear, simple, fully illustrated instructions for everything from plant supports and a clothesline to a potting bench, a chicken coop, a hoop greenhouse, a cold frame, a beehive, a root cellar with storage bins, and an outdoor shower. Most of the projects are suitable

Apr 10, 2014
The artist's library - a field guide by Batykefer, Erinn/ Damon-moore, Laura/ Jessica, Pigza (FRW)

The artist's library - a field guide

"Creativity, like information, is free to everyone who steps into a library. The Artist's Library offers the idea that an artist is any person who uses creative tools to make new things, and the guidance and resources to make libraries of all sizes and shapes come alive as spaces for art-making and cultural engagement. Case studies included in the book range from the crafty (pop-up books) to the community-minded (library galleries) to documentary (photo projects) to the technically complex ('lis

Apr 11, 2014
The aging population by

The aging population

Apr 10, 2014
The Accidental Feminist - The Life of One Woman Through War, Motherhood, and International Photojournalism by Molenaar, Toby

The Accidental Feminist - The Life of One Woman Through War, Motherhood, and International Photojournalism

Apr 11, 2014