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Dreyer's English - an utterly correct guide to clarity and style by Dreyer, Benjamin, author. Dreyer's English - an utterly correct guide to clarity and style

"Authoritative as it is amusing, this book distills everything Benjamin Dreyer has learned from the hundreds of books he has copyedited, including works by Elizabeth Strout, E. L. Doctorow, and Frank Rich, into a useful guide not just for writers but for everyone who wants to put their best foot forward in writing prose. Dreyer offers lessons on the ins and outs of punctuation and grammar, including how to navigate the words he calls 'the confusables,' like tricky homophones; the myriad ways to

Jan 31, 2019
Safe & secure - 10 essential steps for seniors to protect against financial abuse by Tarkenton, Fran, author. Safe & secure - 10 essential steps for seniors to protect against financial abuse

Amazon.com.

Jan 31, 2019
The make-or-break year - solving the dropout crisis one ninth grader at a time by Phillips, Emily (Emily Krone), author. The make-or-break year - solving the dropout crisis one ninth grader at a time

"An entirely fresh approach to ending the high school dropout crisis is revealed in this groundbreaking chronicle of unprecedented transformation in a city notorious for its 'failing schools'"--

Jan 31, 2019
The whole life - finding God's rhythm for your spirit, soul, and body by Stine, David Isaac, author. The whole life - finding God's rhythm for your spirit, soul, and body

"Inspired by 1 Thessalonians 5:23, [this book] focuses no the three parts of your being -- the spirit, the soul, and the body -- and shows you how you can experience a balanced and more fulfilled life when you care for all three." -- From book jacket.

Jan 31, 2019
The goodness paradox - the strange relationship between virtue and violence in human evolution by Wrangham, Richard W., 1948- author. The goodness paradox - the strange relationship between virtue and violence in human evolution

"Highly accessible, authoritative, and intellectually provocative, a startlingly original theory of how Homo sapiens came to be: Richard Wrangham forcefully argues that, a quarter of a million years ago, rising intelligence among our ancestors led to a unique new ability with unexpected consequences: our ancestors invented socially sanctioned capital punishment, facilitating domestication, increased cooperation, the accumulation of culture, and ultimately the rise of civilization itself. Through

Jan 31, 2019
The Pope - Francis, Benedict, and the decision that shook the world by McCarten, Anthony, 1961- author. The Pope - Francis, Benedict, and the decision that shook the world

"The fascinating and revealing tale of an unprecedented transfer of power and of two very different men--who both happen to live in the Vatican. In February 2013, the archconservative Pope Benedict XVI made a startling announcement: he would resign, making him the first pope to willingly vacate his office in more than seven hundred years. Reeling from the news, the College of Cardinals rushed to Rome to congregate in the Sistine Chapel to pick his successor. Their unlikely choice? Francis, the f

Jan 31, 2019
The end of procrastination - how to stop postponing and live a fulfilled life by Ludwig, Petr, 1986- author. The end of procrastination - how to stop postponing and live a fulfilled life

Even with overflowing inboxes, thousands of unread notifications, and unmet deadlines, most people still can't manage to take control of their time and stop procrastinating. The End of Procrastination tackles this ubiquitous issue head on, helping you stop putting off work and reclaim your time. Author Petr Ludwig shows that ending procrastination is more than a wise time management strategy-- it's essential to developing a sense of purpose and leading a happier more fulfilled life.

Jan 31, 2019
Black is the body - stories from my grandmother's time, my mother's time, and mine by Bernard, Emily, 1967- author. Black is the body - stories from my grandmother's time, my mother's time, and mine

"A collection of essays on race"--

Jan 31, 2019
The greatest treasure hunt in history - the story of the Monuments Men by Edsel, Robert M., author. The greatest treasure hunt in history - the story of the Monuments Men

"As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of Western civilization. As the war raged, these American and British volunteers--museum curators, art schola

Jan 31, 2019
Justice in plain sight - how a small-town newspaper and its unlikely lawyer opened America's courtrooms by Bernstein, Dan, author. Justice in plain sight - how a small-town newspaper and its unlikely lawyer opened America's courtrooms

Amazon.com.

Jan 31, 2019
The 100 most Jewish foods - a highly debatable list by Newhouse, Alana The 100 most Jewish foods - a highly debatable list

Jan 31, 2019
108 stitches - loose threads, ripping yarns, and the darndest characters from my time in the game by Darling, Ron, author. 108 stitches - loose threads, ripping yarns, and the darndest characters from my time in the game

Jan 31, 2019
3D printing and medicine by Blohm, Craig E., 1948- author. 3D printing and medicine

Discusses how 3D printing technology is being used in medicine, including printing prosthetics, organs, and pharmaceuticals.

Jan 31, 2019
Aliens, UFOs, and unexplained encounters by Coddington, Andrew, author. Aliens, UFOs, and unexplained encounters

Jan 31, 2019
3d Printing Techniques and Processes by Degnan, Michael 3d Printing Techniques and Processes

Jan 31, 2019
American Moonshot - John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race by Brinkley, Douglas American Moonshot - John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

Jan 31, 2019
Aloha kitchen - recipes from Hawai'i by Kysar, Alana, 1985- Aloha kitchen - recipes from Hawai'i

Jan 31, 2019
American Spirit - Profiles in Resilience, Courage, and Faith by Kyle, Taya/ DeFelice, Jim American Spirit - Profiles in Resilience, Courage, and Faith

Jan 31, 2019
Cause & effect - ancient China by Allen, John, 1957- author. Cause & effect - ancient China

Provides a brief history of ancient China and discusses the importance of the Great Wall in the development of ancient Chinese civilization, the effect of Confucianism on Chinese culture, and the significance of the Silk Road in facilitating trade.

Jan 31, 2019
Ancient Rome by Nardo, Don, 1947- author. Ancient Rome

Introduces the civilization of ancient Rome, describing the rise of the republic, the civil war that led to the Empire, the influence of Christianity, and the external threats that led to its decline.

Jan 31, 2019

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