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Bouncing back - skills for adaptation to injury, aging, illness, and pain by Wanlass, Richard L., author. Bouncing back - skills for adaptation to injury, aging, illness, and pain

Coping with loss of ability from injury, illness, pain, or just plain aging can be tough. This book offers practical skills and helpful knowledge to build resilience and improve functioning. Chapters cover: Self-Management Skills (how to increase motivation, overcome procrastination, and actually make positive life changes), Mood Regulation (how to deal with sadness and reduced self-worth), Stress and Anxiety Management, Anger and Frustration Management, Relationship Management (how to keep rela

May 26, 2017
Breaking the good mom myth by Schafer, Alyson, author. Breaking the good mom myth

May 26, 2017
Breathe the wind, drink the rain - notes on being alive by Wood, Douglas, 1951- Breathe the wind, drink the rain - notes on being alive

Artist and wilderness guide Douglas Wood here presents his personal recipe for being truly alive?for arriving at the ground beneath your feet and feeling at home in the universe. Warm, witty, and wise,with a rare knack for getting to the heart of things in two words rather than two-thousand, BREATHE THE WIND, DRINK THE RAIN is a guidebook to that most elusive destination of all. Yourself.

May 26, 2017
Canada - an illustrated history by Hayes, Derek, 1947- author. Canada - an illustrated history

"From the early days of exploration and settlement through the building of a nation to Canada's contribution to the two world wars, this illustrated history of Canada conveys the drama and scope of the nation's past. Through accessible commentary and a wealth of images, readers discover well-known and lesser-known facets of Canadian history, including the story of Canada's first newspaper, the Halifax Gazette; the many railways (besides the Canadian Pacific) that connected people and places; the

May 26, 2017
Canoeing & kayaking Kentucky by Sehlinger, Bob, 1945- author. Canoeing & kayaking Kentucky

May 30, 2017
Canoeing & kayaking. Florida by Molloy, Johnny, 1961- author. Canoeing & kayaking. Florida

May 27, 2017
Cattle Kingdom - The Hidden History of the Cowboy West by Knowlton, Christopher, author. Cattle Kingdom - The Hidden History of the Cowboy West

A revolutionary new appraisal of the Old West and the America it made. The open range cattle era lasted barely a quarter-century, but it left America irrevocably changed. These few decades following the Civil War brought America its greatest boom-and-bust cycle until the Depression, the invention of the assembly line, and the dawn of the conservation movement. It inspired legends, such as that icon of rugged individualism, the cowboy. Yet this extraordinary time and its import have remained une

May 27, 2017
Cents and sensibility - what economics can learn from the humanities by Morson, Gary Saul, 1948- author. Cents and sensibility - what economics can learn from the humanities

Economists often act as if their methods explain all human behavior. But in Cents and Sensibility, an eminent literary critic and a leading economist make the case that the humanities, especially the study of literature, offer economists ways to make their models more realistic, their predictions more accurate, and their policies more effective and just.Gary Saul Morson and Morton Schapiro trace the connection between Adam Smith's great classic, The Wealth of Nations, and his less celebrated boo

May 26, 2017
Chakras beyond beginners - awakening to the power within by Pond, David, 1948- author. Chakras beyond beginners - awakening to the power within

Chakras Beyond Beginners explores the process of ascending to the upper chakras for awakening, and then defines the descent, bringing awareness into the lower chakras. --Publisher.

May 27, 2017
Chasing space - an astronaut's story of grit, grace, and second chances by Melvin, Leland, 1964- author. Chasing space - an astronaut's story of grit, grace, and second chances

In this moving, inspirational memoir, a former NASA astronaut and NFL wide receiver shares his personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, examining the intersecting roles of community, perseverance and grace that align to create the opportunities for success. Leland Melvin is the only person in human history to catch a pass in the National Football League and in space. Though his path from the gridiron to the heavens was riddled with setbacks and injury, Leland persevered to reach the star

May 26, 2017
Chicago by Zimmerman, Karla, author. Chicago

Lonely Planet Chicago is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Gaze out over the city from the heights of the Willis Tower, chow down on local specialities such as the famed deep-dish pizza, or join the locals at a baseball game; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Chicago and begin your journey now!

May 30, 2017
China - top sights, authentic experiences by China - top sights, authentic experiences

May 23, 2017
Chronological and background charts of the New Testament by House, H. Wayne. Chronological and background charts of the New Testament

May 30, 2017
Coastal trails of Northern California - Including best dog friendly beaches by Mullally, Linda B., author. Coastal trails of Northern California - Including best dog friendly beaches

"Coastal Trails of Northern California Including Best Dog Friendly Beaches is a hiking guide to 41 great hikes. Look inside for detailed hike descriptions, mileage cues, maps, and color photos for each hike as well as history, local trivia, and trailhead GPS coordinates" --

May 27, 2017
Colorado by Cook, Terri, author. Colorado

May 30, 2017
Contemporary paganism - religions of the earth from Druids and witches to heathens and ecofeminists by Harvey, Graham, 1959- Contemporary paganism - religions of the earth from Druids and witches to heathens and ecofeminists

The Pagan tradition celebrates the physical nature of life on earth, blending science with spiritual folklore. Considering the everyday world of food, health, sex, work, and leisure to be sacred, Pagans oppose that which threatens life such as deforestation, overdevelopment, and nuclear power and invoke ancient deities in this struggle for the well-being of the earth and its inhabitants. Contemporary Paganism presents a broad-based introduction to the main trends of contemporary Paganism, reveal

May 27, 2017
Cracking the GMAT by Cracking the GMAT

May 25, 2017
Crossing the Congo - over land and water in a hard place by Martin, Mike, 1951- author. Crossing the Congo - over land and water in a hard place

May 30, 2017
Denver, Boulder and Colorado Springs by Sink, Mindy, author. Denver, Boulder and Colorado Springs

The author covers the must-see sights, such as the Colorado State Capitol Building and Confluence Park, and local secrets like the Dikeou Collection, an international contemporary art collection on display to the public in an downtown office building. She also includes unique trip strategies for a variety of travelers, such as Fun and Cheap in Denver and a Beat Generation Tour.

May 30, 2017
Destined for war - can America and China escape Thucydides's trap? by Allison, Graham T., author. Destined for war - can America and China escape Thucydides's trap?

"CHINA AND THE UNITED STATES ARE HEADING TOWARD A WAR NEITHER WANTS. The reason is Thucydides's Trap, a deadly pattern of structural stress that results when a rising power challenges a ruling one. This phenomenon is as old as history itself. About the Peloponnesian War that devastated ancient Greece, the historian Thucydides explained: "It was the rise of Athens and the fear that this instilled in Sparta that made war inevitable." Over the past 500 years, these conditions have occurred sixteen

May 27, 2017

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