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Conquering learning disabilities at any age - how an ADHD/LD kid graduated from Yale and Cambridge, and became a Marine officer, military historian, financial advisor and caring father

"As a child, Bryan Rigg was a menace. He was a tornado who couldn't speak intelligibly or control his temper, and was as likely to be found on the roof as he was on the ground. Today, this boy is a man who speaks two languages and eventually got a PhD. His doctoral thesis was so extraordinary it became an acclaimed book, covered by national and international media. After college, he served in the Israel Defense Forces, accepted an officer commission in the U.S. Marine Corps, taught at the univer

Spare the kids - why whupping children won't save Black America

"Spare the Kids examines the cultural tradition of corporal punishment in Black homes and its connections to racial violence in America. The impact on child rearing among so many black families of Stacey Patton's Spare the Kids may well prove as powerfully corrective as Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin was upon the acceptance of chattel slavery. David Levering Lewis, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner for biographies on W.E.B. Du Bois"--NoveList.

On this bright day - a year of reflections for lasting food freedom

"Change is hard. A bit of Bright advice every day can help you make it through to the other side. Day by day, week by week, Susan Peirce Thompson, author of the New York Times best-selling Bright Line Eating, will help you to make it through the year withconsistent progress toward the life you envision for yourself and validation of the place that the here and now plays in it. With Susan as your guide, you will feel empowered to: · do the work to heal both your body and your mind · focus on the

Juke joints, jazz clubs, and juice - cocktails from two centuries of African American cookbooks

"Discover the fascinating, unexplored history of Black mixology and its enduring influence on cocktail and drinking culture through rediscovered recipes, from the James Beard Award-winning author of Jubilee. Toni Tipton-Martin's volume on Black culinary history celebrates the lore and people behind our favorite drinks. With cocktail recipes such as the Jerk-Spiced Bloody Mary, the Absinthe Frappe, and the Clover Leaf Cocktail, Juke Joints, Jazz Clubs, and Juice illustrates the essential influenc

Fine, Thanks- Stories from the Cancerland Jungle

Diagnosed with extensive cancer just months after a clear mammogram, Mary Dunnewold navigates the treatment gauntlet and social dilemmas that follow with humor and insight.


"Cassidy Hutchinson's desk was mere steps from the most controversial president in recent American history. Now, she provides a riveting account of her extraordinary experiences as an idealistic young woman thrust into the middle of a national crisis, where she risked everything to tell the truth about some of the most powerful people in Washington"--

Diet-Proof Your Daughter- A Mother's Guide to Raising Girls Who Have Happy, Healthy Relationships with Food and Body

Endorsed by experts, this thoughtful guide gives you everything you need to raise a girl who's confident about eating and her body, now and as she grows.

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Zero at the bone - fifty entries against despair

"Christian Wiman, a thinker "at the very source of theology" (Marilynne Robinson), braids poetry, memoir, and criticism to create an inspired, career-defining work"--

The woman they wanted - shattering the illusion of the good Christian wife / Shannon Harris.

Recounting her story of entering conservative Christianity, its limiting and oppressive views on womanhood and her own awakening to her true self, the ex-wife of Joshua Harris, the youth pastor who helped inspire a national purity movement, empowers womento reestablish connection with themselves, their inner wisdom and their purpose.