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She deserves better - raising girls to resist toxic teachings on sex, self, and speaking up

"This research-based, biblically informed book helps moms reject harmful teachings from the church about sexuality in order to raise strong, independent daughters who know who they are, use their voices, and confidently step into the lives God designed for them"--

MacDoodle Street

"A collection of legendary absurdist comic strips about life in 1970s New York City, now available in print for the first time in over thirty years. Every week, from 1978 to 1980, The Village Voice brought a new installment of Mark Alan Stamaty's uproarious, endlessly inventive strip MacDoodle Street. Centering more or less on Malcolm Frazzle, a blocked poet struggling to complete his latest lyric for Dishwasher Monthly, Stamaty's creation encompassed a dizzying array of characters, stories, jok

Groundcover revolution - how to use sustainable, low-maintenence, low-water groundcovers to replace your turf

Inviting you to join the revolution and say goodbye to the burden of lawn care, this groundbreaking guide features 40 eco-friendly alternatives to turfgrass lawn so you can stop mowing water and fertilizing while enhancing biodiversity and creating a beautiful landscape.

When the world didn't end / A Memoir

"In this immersive, spell-binding memoir, an acclaimed screenwriter tells the story of her childhood growing up with the infamous Lyman Family cult-and the complicated and unexpected pain of leaving the only home she'd ever known. On January 5, 1975, theworld was supposed to end. Under strict instructions from the Family leader, seven-year-old Guinevere Turner put on her best dress, grabbed her favorite toy, and waited with the rest of her community for salvation-a spaceship that would take them

The West - a new history in fourteen lives

"a captivating exploration of how "Western Civilization"-the concept of a single cultural inheritance extending from ancient Greece to modern times-is a powerful figment of our collective imagination"--

The time-saving mom - how to juggle a lot, enjoy your life, and accomplish what matters most

"New York Times bestselling author and business owner shares her proven time-saving habits and productivity hacks in ten areas of life to invite order, maximize your potential, and have breathing room to invest in what matters most"--

V is for victory - Franklin Roosevelt's American Revolution and the triumph of World War II

"New York Times bestselling historian Craig Nelson reveals how FDR confronted an American public disinterested in going to war in Europe, skillfully won their support, and pushed government and American industry to build the greatest war machine in history, "the arsenal of democracy" that won World War II. As Nazi Germany began to conquer Europe, America's military was unprepared, too small, and poorly supplied. The Nazis were supported by robust German factories that created a seemingly endless

Raw dog - the naked truth about hot dogs

"Part travelogue, part culinary history, all capitalist critique-comedian Jamie Loftus's debut, Raw Dog, will take you on a cross-country road trip in the summer of 2021, and reveal what the creation, culture, and class influence of hot dogs says about America now. Hot dogs. Poor people created them. Rich people found a way to charge fifteen dollars for them. They're high culture, they're low culture, they're sports food, they're kids' food, they're hangover food, and they're deeply American, de

Built from the fire - the epic story of Tulsa's Greenwood district, America's Black Wall Street - one hundred years in the neighborhood that refused to be erased

"When Ed Goodwin moved with his parents to Greenwood, Tulsa, his family joined a growing community on the cusp of becoming the center of Black life in the West. But, just a few years later, on May 31, 1921, the teenaged Ed hid in a bathtub as a white mobdescended on his neighborhood. They laid waste to 35 blocks and murdering as many as 300 people. The Tulsa Race Massacre was one of the worst acts of racist violence in United States history. The Goodwins and many of their neighbors soon rebuilt

An Amerikan family - the Shakurs and the nation they created

"A history of the rise and lasting impact of Black liberation groups in America, as seen through the Shakurs, one of the movement's most prominent and fiercely creative families, home to Tupac and Assata, and a powerful incubator for today's activism, scholarship, and artistry"--

Social Security, Medicare & government pensions - get the most out of your retirement & medical benefits

"Social Security, Medicare, SSI and more explained in this all-in-one resource that gets you the most out of your retirement benefits. Learn all about: Social Security benefits (including current rules on spousal and dependents benefits), Medicare & Medicaid, veterans, FERS, and CSRS benefits completely updated for 2023"--