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Plant-based diet for dummies by Wasserman, Marni, author.

Plant-based diet for dummies

Jul 24, 2014
The pious ones - the world of Hasidim and their battles with America by Berger, Joseph, 1945- author.

The pious ones - the world of Hasidim and their battles with America

"As the population of ultra-Orthodox Jews in the United States increases to record proportions after near-extinction during the Holocaust, award-winning New York Times journalist and author Joseph Berger takes us inside the notoriously insular world of the Hasidim to explore their origins, beliefs, and struggles--and the social and political implications of their expanding presence in America"--

Jul 24, 2014
The part-time vegetarian smoothies and juices recipe book - boost your immune system and increase your energy with a flexitarian diet by Haupert, Tina, author.

The part-time vegetarian smoothies and juices recipe book - boost your immune system and increase your energy with a flexitarian diet

Offers 140 recipes for smoothies and juices made with a variety of fruits and vegetables, in combinations that provide nutritional needs and boost protection against disease, with advice on blenders and juicers.

Jul 24, 2014
Parenting on the go - birth to six, A to Z by Elkind, David, 1931-

Parenting on the go - birth to six, A to Z

"Today's parents need a resource that fits their busy lifestyles, providing brief and pointed answers to the daily ques-tions that come up when you're raising kids. But most parenting books are lengthy tomes elaborating the broad principles of parenting. Parenting On-the-Go offers a novel approach to the crowded genre: an authoritative yet quick and easy reference for the harried parents of infants and children under six. Covering more than 100 key issues in succinct entries, it is both com

Jul 24, 2014
Paracord! - how to make the best bracelets, lanyards, key chains, buckles, and more by Mikkelsen, Todd, author.

Paracord! - how to make the best bracelets, lanyards, key chains, buckles, and more

Offers instructions for several craft projects using paracords, including a snake knot bracelet, a millipede quick deploy strap, and a common whipping handle wrap.

Jul 24, 2014
The mysteries of the Trojan War. by

The mysteries of the Trojan War.

"An exploration of the questions and mysteries that have puzzled scholars and experts about the Trojan War. Features include a map, fact boxes, biographies of famous experts on the archaeology of the area in which the war is thought to have taken place, places to see and visit, a glossary, further readings, and index"--

Jul 24, 2014
Peterson's scholarships, grants & prizes 2015. by

Peterson's scholarships, grants & prizes 2015.

Provides detailed profiles of financial aid awards for higher education, covering such topics as eligibility, number of awards, amount of award, application requirements, and deadlines for applications.

Jul 24, 2014
Peru by Dubé, Ryan, author.

Peru

Jul 24, 2014
Out of order - storytelling techniques for video and cinema editors by Hockrow, Ross, author.

Out of order - storytelling techniques for video and cinema editors

Jul 24, 2014
My two Italies by Luzzi, Joseph.

My two Italies

"A charming, informative personal history that blends the anecdotal, historical, and downright unusual The child of Italian immigrants and an award-winning scholar of Italian literature, in My Two Italies Joseph Luzzi straddles these two perspectives to link his family's dramatic story to Italy's north-south divide, its quest for a unifying language, and its passion for art, food, and family. From his Calabrian father's time as a military internee in Nazi Germany--where he had a love affair with

Jul 24, 2014
Owls of the world - a photographic guide by Mikkola, Heimo, author.

Owls of the world - a photographic guide

Jul 24, 2014
The other side - a memoir by Johnson, Lacy M., 1978-

The other side - a memoir

"Lacy Johnson was held prisoner in a soundproofed room in a basement apartment that her ex-boyfriend rented and outfitted for the sole purpose of raping and killing her. She escaped, but not unscathed. The Other Side is the haunting account of a first passionate and then abusive relationship, the events leading to Johnson's kidnapping and imprisonment, her dramatic escape, and her hard-fought struggle to recover. At once thrilling, terrifying, harrowing, and hopeful, The Other Side offers more t

Jul 24, 2014
Once upon a playground - a celebration of classic American playgrounds, 1920-1975 by Biondo, Brenda, author.

Once upon a playground - a celebration of classic American playgrounds, 1920-1975

Before today's safety-minded structures of wood and plastic, America's playgrounds were full of tottering seesaws, dizzying merry-go-rounds, and towering metal slides. Documenting the evolution of American playgrounds between 1920 and 1975, Once Upon a Playground is a visual tribute to these iconic structures, celebrating their place in our culture and the collective memories of generations. In it, contemporary photos of vintage pieces of playground equipment are juxtaposed with images of the ve

Jul 24, 2014
Nine-patch gatherings by Bongean, Lisa.

Nine-patch gatherings

Jul 24, 2014
My grandfather's gallery - a family memoir of art and war by Sinclair, Anne, author.

My grandfather's gallery - a family memoir of art and war

"A singular man in the history of modern art, betrayed by Vichy, is the subject of this riveting family memoir On September 20, 1940, one of the most famous European art dealers disembarked in New York, one of hundreds of Jewish refugees fleeing Vichy France. Leaving behind his beloved Paris gallery, Paul Rosenberg had managed to save his family, but his paintings--modern masterpieces by Ce;zanne, Monet, Sisley, and others--were not so fortunate. As he fled, dozens of works were seized by Nazi

Jul 24, 2014
Monstergami by Mitchell, David

Monstergami

Jul 24, 2014
Monster Manual by Wizards Rpg (COR)

Monster Manual

Jul 24, 2014
No-drama discipline - the whole-brain way to calm the chaos and nurture your child's developing mind by Siegel, Daniel J., 1957-

No-drama discipline - the whole-brain way to calm the chaos and nurture your child's developing mind

"The authors of the Los Angeles Times bestselling The Whole-Brain Child team up again to offer parents of children aged 2-13 a practical roadmap to effective, productive, and more peaceful discipline, highlighting the fascinating and important connectionbetween the way a parent reacts to misbehavior and a child's neurological development"--

Jul 24, 2014
The Norm chronicles - stories and numbers about danger and death by Blastland, Michael.

The Norm chronicles - stories and numbers about danger and death

"Is it safer to fly or take the train? How dangerous is skydiving? And is eating that extra link of breakfast sausage going to kill you? We've all heard the statistics for risky activities, but what do those numbers actually mean in the real world? In The Norm Chronicles, journalist Michael Blastland and risk expert David Spiegelhalter answer these questions--and far more--in a commonsense (and wildly entertaining) guide to personal risk. Through the adventures of the perfectly average Norm, his

Jul 24, 2014
Physical chemistry - a very short introduction by Atkins, P. W. (Peter William), 1940-

Physical chemistry - a very short introduction

Jul 24, 2014