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K-9 Korea - the untold story of America's war dogs in the Korean War by Reed, J. Rachel, author. K-9 Korea - the untold story of America's war dogs in the Korean War

An account of the contributions of American service dogs in the Korean War traces the experiences of the 8125th Sentry Dog Detatchment and how their mission in Incheon bonded human and canine brothers-in-arms before culminating in a terrible sacrifice.

May 20, 2017
It takes a school - the extraordinary story of an American school in the world's #1 failed state by Starr, Jonathan, 1976- author. It takes a school - the extraordinary story of an American school in the world's #1 failed state

An American hedge fund manager describes how he founded a unique school in Somaliland and overcame profound cultural differences, broken promises, and threats to his safety to create a school whose students, against all odds, have come to achieve extraordinary success.

May 20, 2017
I don't belong to you - quiet the noise and find your voice by Palmer, Keke, author. I don't belong to you - quiet the noise and find your voice

"A sometimes serious, often hilarious, and always inspiring guide that encourages young women to live a life full of ownership, confidence, and freedom from singer and popular Scream Queens and Grease Live! actress Keke Palmer, delightfully illustrated in four color with Keke's favorite inspirational quotes, journal entries, and memes. As a successful singer, actress, and talk show host, Keke has always used her huge social media following as a platform for real talk about the issues that matter

May 20, 2017
Humanitarians at war - the Red Cross in the shadow of the Holocaust by Steinacher, Gerald, author. Humanitarians at war - the Red Cross in the shadow of the Holocaust

May 20, 2017
How to make a French family - a memoir of love, food, and faux pas by Vérant, Samantha, author. How to make a French family - a memoir of love, food, and faux pas

May 20, 2017
The how can it be gluten free cookbook. Volume 2 by The how can it be gluten free cookbook. Volume 2

"190 all-new landmark recipes. This kitchen-tested collection of gluten-free recipes features a new whole-grain flour blend, dairy-free variations, and nutritional information for every recipe. Expand your repertoire with this inspired, innovative collection--from breakfast favorites, rice and grains, and comfort food classics to cookies, pies, and cakes"--Page 4 of cover.

May 20, 2017
The home decluttering diet - organize your way to a clean and lean house by Lifford, Jennifer, author. The home decluttering diet - organize your way to a clean and lean house

"This comprehensive, step-by-step guide shows you how to organize your home month-by-month and room-by-room to achieve and maintain a lasting, clutter-free lifestyle."--Back cover.

May 20, 2017
Healing superfoods for anti-aging - stay younger, live longer by Ansel, Karen, author. Healing superfoods for anti-aging - stay younger, live longer

We know that eating well can make us slimmer and healthier but it profoundly affects our health and longevity, too. This book, written by top nutritionist Karen Ansel, is an anti-aging plan made easy. Fast moving and filled with fun nuggets of easy-to-follow advice, Healing Superfoods for Anti-Aging is divided into two sections: the first hones in on nourishing our bodies from the inside to prevent chronic disease and maximise health, while the second focuses on ways to reverse the physical sign

May 20, 2017
Guillermo del Toro's The Devil's Backbone and Pan's Labyrinth - studies in the horror film by Guillermo del Toro's The Devil's Backbone and Pan's Labyrinth - studies in the horror film

During the 2000s, Guillermo del Toro directed, wrote, and produced two films held by secrets of the past, The Devils Backbone (2001) and Pans Labyrinth (2006), both of which garnered international acclaim and broke records for Spanish features. Exploring "childhood fears of mortality and abandonment in the same way the brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen might" (The New York Times), The Devils Backbone and Pan's Labyrinth ranked among the best films of the decade.

May 20, 2017
The Great Wall of China and the Salton Sea - monuments, missteps, and the audacity of ambition by Rathbun, Russell, author. The Great Wall of China and the Salton Sea - monuments, missteps, and the audacity of ambition

We've been building and making things ever since we stumbled out of Paradise. Some of those things are incredible continuations of God's creation, while others are nothing but ambitious catastrophes. We continue making, says Russell Rathbun, but we've lost ourselves in the process. So how do we find ourselves again--rebuild our connections to each other, the earth, maybe even God? In search of an answer, Rathbun drives cross-country to the Salton Sea and takes a trip to China's Great Wall, inter

May 20, 2017
The great leveler - violence and the history of inequality from the Stone Age to the twenty-first century by Scheidel, Walter, 1966- author. The great leveler - violence and the history of inequality from the Stone Age to the twenty-first century

"Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic inequality? To judge by thousands of years of history, the answer is yes. Tracing the global history of inequality from the Stone Age to today, Walter Scheidel shows that inequality never dies peacefully. Inequality declines when carnage and disaster strike and increases when peace and stability return. The Great Leveler is the first book to chart the crucial role of violent shocks in reducing inequality ove

May 20, 2017
Full moon suppers at Salt Water Farm - recipes from land and sea by Ahearn, Annemarie, author. Full moon suppers at Salt Water Farm - recipes from land and sea

May 20, 2017
Forging a president - how the wild West created Teddy Roosevelt by Hazelgrove, William Elliott, 1959- author. Forging a president - how the wild West created Teddy Roosevelt

Evaluates the years spent as a cattle rancher and deputy sheriff in Dakota Territory that influenced Theodore Roosevelt's character as president, sharing insights into how his achievements were shaped by the nature and culture he experienced firsthand.

May 20, 2017
The financial diaries - how American families cope in a world of uncertainty by Morduch, Jonathan, author. The financial diaries - how American families cope in a world of uncertainty

Deep within the American Dream lies the belief that hard work and steady saving will ensure a comfortable retirement and a better life for one's children. But in a nation experiencing unprecedented prosperity, even for many families who seem to be doing everything right, this ideal is still out of reach. Authors Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider draw on the U.S. Financial Diaries, a project which follows the lives of 235 low- and middle-income families as they navigate through a year. Throug

May 20, 2017
Field recordings from the inside - essays by Bonomo, Joe, 1966- author. Field recordings from the inside - essays

"Using as its epigraph and unifying principle Luc Sante's notion that "Every human being is an archeological site," Field Recordings from the Inside provides a deep and personal examination at the impact of music on our lives. Bonomo effortlessly moves between the personal and the critical, investigating the ways in which music defines our personalities, tells histories, and offers mysterious, often unbidden access into the human condition. The book explores the vagaries and richness of music an

May 20, 2017
Faster, higher, farther - the Volkswagen scandal by Ewing, Jack, 1955- author. Faster, higher, farther - the Volkswagen scandal

May 20, 2017
A farmgirl's table by Robinson, Jessica (Event planner), author. A farmgirl's table

From a farmgirl's table to yours. The New England farmgirl, transplanted to North Carolina, shares heartwarming stories and personal advice along with a bushel of new recipes for using produce from the garden or farmers market, stocking a pantry with canned goods, making homemade bread and traditional family recipes, and entertaining guests at get-togethers with recipes for lemonades and drinks, salads, hearty main courses, pies, cakes, and more. Author of The New England Farmgirl, Jessica Robin

May 20, 2017
Extreme you - step up. Stand out. Kick ass. Repeat. by O'Hagan, Sarah Robb, author. Extreme you - step up. Stand out. Kick ass. Repeat.

"...Training program for developing the drive, originality, and fierce attitude to become the best version of you."--Jacket flap.

May 20, 2017
Eating promiscuously - adventures in the future of food by McWilliams, James E., author. Eating promiscuously - adventures in the future of food

"The human practice of farming food has failed. There are 7,500 known varieties of domesticated apples; we regularly eat about five. Seventy-five percent of the world's food derives from five animals and twelve plants. Factory farmed meat is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions (about 14 percent, larger than transportation) and consumes 75 percent of the water in drought-prone regions such as the West. We are struck in a rut of limited choices, ad the vast majority of what we eat is detrim

May 20, 2017
Dronescapes - the new aerial photography from Dronestagram. by Dronescapes - the new aerial photography from Dronestagram.

May 20, 2017

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