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Enchanted air - two cultures, two wings - a memoir by Engle, Margarita.

Enchanted air - two cultures, two wings - a memoir

"In this ... memoir, Margarita Engle, the first Latina woman to receive a Newbery Honor, tells of growing up as a child of two cultures during the Cold War"--Amazon.com.

Aug 28, 2015
Epidemiology - the fight against Ebola & other diseases by Hand, Carol, 1945-

Epidemiology - the fight against Ebola & other diseases

Ebola: story of an epidemic--What is epidemiology?--The earliest epidemiology--Worldwide diseases--Scientific study of disease--New weapons against epidemics--modern epidemiology--getting a handle on pandemics--Epidemiology present and future.

Aug 28, 2015
Everyday witchcraft - making time for spirit in a too-busy world by Blake, Deborah, 1960- author.

Everyday witchcraft - making time for spirit in a too-busy world

Aug 28, 2015
The face that changed it all by Johnson, Beverly, 1952-

The face that changed it all

In her revelatory and redemptive memoir, Beverly Johnson, the first African American supermodel to grace the cover of Vogue, recounts her career in her own passionate and deeply honest voice. She chronicles her childhood as a studious, and sometimes bullied, bookworm during the sixties. She left college to pursue modeling and a successful three-decade career followed. Amid glamorous tales of the hard partying of the 1970s and Hollywood during the eighties, she details her many encounters and fri

Aug 28, 2015
Food science - you are what you eat / by Amanda Lanser ; content consultant, Sarah W. Tracy, Associate Professor of Honors and the History of Medicine, University of Oklahoma. by Lanser, Amanda, author.

Food science - you are what you eat / by Amanda Lanser ; content consultant, Sarah W. Tracy, Associate Professor of Honors and the History of Medicine, University of Oklahoma.

"This title presents the history of food science. Vivid text details how early studies of nutrition and food chemistry led to today's food safety standards and genetically modified crops. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible."--Publisher's website.

Aug 28, 2015
Genetics - unlocking the secrets of life by Lokere, Jillian, author.

Genetics - unlocking the secrets of life

Aug 28, 2015
Good mourning by Meyer, Elizabeth, 1985-

Good mourning

Aug 28, 2015
Gorillas in the mist by Fossey, Dian.

Gorillas in the mist

One of the most important books ever written about our connection to the natural world, GORILLAS IN THE MIST is the riveting account of Dian Fossey's thirteen years in a remote African rain forest with the greatest of the great apes. Fossey's extraordinary efforts to ensure the future of the rain forest and its remaining mountain gorillas are captured in her own words and in candid photographs of this fascinating endangered species. As only she could, Fossey combined her personal adventure story

Aug 28, 2015
Handmade interiors. by

Handmade interiors.

Make your home uniquely yours with Handmade Interiors, the one-stop guide to creating your own bespoke soft furnishings... Compiled by experts in home design who offer advice on fabrics and variations to tailor to your specific home decoration needs. The easy to follow format makes this the perfect guide for novices and experts alike, covering the whole process of creating professional looking furnishings, from measuring, all the way through to installing your finished project.

Aug 28, 2015
The Hot l Baltimore - a play by Wilson, Lanford, 1937-2011.

The Hot l Baltimore - a play

Aug 28, 2015
How we live now - redefining home and family in the 21st century by DePaulo, Bella M.

How we live now - redefining home and family in the 21st century

"A close-up examination and exploration, How We Live Now challenges our old concepts of what it means to be a family and have a home, opening the door to the many diverse and thriving experiments of living in twenty-first century America. Across America and around the world, in cities and suburbs and small towns, people from all walks of life are redefining our "lifespaces"--the way we live and who we live with. The traditional nuclear family in their single-family home on a suburban lot has los

Aug 28, 2015
In the mind fields - exploring the new science of neuropsychoanalysis by Schwartz, Casey, author.

In the mind fields - exploring the new science of neuropsychoanalysis

An accessible journalistic exploration of the culture of modern psychiatry analyzes early crossover efforts between the fields of neuroscience and psychoanalysis to outline new understandings in how humans think, feel, and behave.

Aug 28, 2015
Katrina - after the Flood by Rivlin, Gary, author.

Katrina - after the Flood

"Ten years after Hurricane Katrina made landfall in southeast Louisiana--on August 29, 2005--journalist Gary Rivlin traces the storm's immediate damage, the city of New Orleans's efforts to rebuild itself, and the storm's lasting affects not just on the city's geography and infrastructure, but on the psychic, racial, and social fabric of [the city]"--Amazon.com.

Aug 28, 2015
Kissinger's shadow - the long reach of America's most controversial statesman by Grandin, Greg, 1962- author.

Kissinger's shadow - the long reach of America's most controversial statesman

"A new account of America's most controversial diplomat that moves beyond praise or condemnation to reveal Kissinger as the architect of America's current imperial stance."--Provided by publisher.

Aug 28, 2015
Las Vegas by Stratton, David, author.

Las Vegas

Aug 28, 2015
Life in Nazi Germany by Marcovitz, Hal, author.

Life in Nazi Germany

Describes life in Nazi Germany, including information on Nazi propaganda, the Gestapo, and Hitler Youth.

Aug 28, 2015
Life in the time of Shakespeare by Marcovitz, Hal, author.

Life in the time of Shakespeare

Aug 28, 2015
Mastering the art of vegan cooking - over 200 delicious recipes and tips to save you money and stock your pantry by Shannon, Annie, author.

Mastering the art of vegan cooking - over 200 delicious recipes and tips to save you money and stock your pantry

Presents over two hundred vegan recipes, including such dishes as green tea and pear smoothie, kale Caesar salad, Mexican stuffed zucchini, vegan gyros, and s'mores cookie bars, with tips on stocking a pantry and using ingredients creatively.

Aug 28, 2015
The microbiome solution - a radical new way to heal your body from the inside out by Chutkan, Robynne, author.

The microbiome solution - a radical new way to heal your body from the inside out

"The author of Gutbliss and one of today's preeminent gastroenterologists distills the latest research on the microbiome into a practical program for boosting overall health"--

Aug 28, 2015
Mindfulness for beginners - reclaiming the present moment--and your life by Kabat-Zinn, Jon.

Mindfulness for beginners - reclaiming the present moment--and your life

"Here, the teacher, scientist, and clinician who first demonstrated the benefits of mindfulness within mainstream Western medicine offers a book that you can use in three unique ways; as a collection of reflections and practices to be opened and explored at random; as an illuminating and engaging start-to-finish read; or as an unfolding 'lesson-a-day' primer on mindfulness practice."--Jacket.

Aug 28, 2015