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Extremism by Berger, J. M. (John M.), 1967- author. Extremism

Oct 16, 2018
Family Meeting Handbook- Here for Each Other, Hearing Each Other by Foldes, Katherine Family Meeting Handbook- Here for Each Other, Hearing Each Other

Oct 16, 2018
Fight for liberty - defending democracy in the age of Trump by Fight for liberty - defending democracy in the age of Trump

Oct 12, 2018
Fight like a girl by Ford, Clementine, author. Fight like a girl

Through a mixture of memoir, opinion and investigative journalism, Clementine Ford exposes just how unequal the world continues to be for women. But above all, it will open your eyes to a way forward, a brighter future, and a society where both men and women can flourish equally - and that's something worth fighting for.

Oct 15, 2018
Food from the radical center - healing our land and communities by Nabhan, Gary Paul, author. Food from the radical center - healing our land and communities

Oct 15, 2018
Frankenstein 200 - the birth, life, and resurrection of Mary Shelley's monster by Baumann, Rebecca, author. Frankenstein 200 - the birth, life, and resurrection of Mary Shelley's monster

Two centuries ago, a teenage genius created a monster that still walks among us. In 1818, Mary Shelley published Frankenstein, and in doing so set forth into the world a scientist and his monster. The daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft, famed women's rights advocate, and William Godwin, radical political thinker and writer, Mary Shelley is considered the mother of the modern genres of horror and science fiction. At its core, however, Shelley's Frankenstein is a contemplation of what is means to be

Oct 13, 2018
Free to learn - why unleashing the instinct to play will make our children happier, more self-reliant, and better students for life by Gray, Peter (Peter O.), author. Free to learn - why unleashing the instinct to play will make our children happier, more self-reliant, and better students for life

"In Free to Learn, developmental psychologist Peter Gray argues that our children, if free to pursue their own interests through play, will not only learn all they need to know, but will do so with energy and passion. Children come into this world burning to learn, equipped with the curiosity, playfulness, and sociability to direct their own education. Yet we have squelched such instincts in a school model originally developed to indoctrinate, not to promote intellectual growth. To foster childr

Oct 16, 2018
Get it together - organize your records so your family won't have to by Cullen, Melanie, 1951- author. Get it together - organize your records so your family won't have to

Do your loved ones know where to find your life insurance policies, online banking passwords, real estate deeds, or even your will? If you're like a lot of people, you keep important information--from the whereabouts of family heirlooms to online passwords to automatic bill-pay details--in your head or stashed in the odd desk drawer. Unfortunately, this disorganization will likely cause hassles for those who someday take care of you or your estate. Get It Together provides an easy, straightforwa

Oct 16, 2018
Ghosts in the schoolyard - racism and school closings on Chicago's South side by Ewing, Eve L., author. Ghosts in the schoolyard - racism and school closings on Chicago's South side

Oct 15, 2018
Grief Diaries- Through the Eyes of D.I.D. by Fell, Lynda Cheldelin Grief Diaries- Through the Eyes of D.I.D.

Oct 16, 2018
Guinness world records. 2019, Gamer's edition by Guinness world records. 2019, Gamer's edition

The Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition 2019 is the global authority on all things videogames. The 12th edition of the world's best-selling videogames annual is bursting with amazing records, remarkable feats and marvellous achievements by gamers just like you, who have been inspired by the games they love to play.

Oct 17, 2018
Hearth - a global conversation on community, identity, and place by Hearth - a global conversation on community, identity, and place

"Essays and poems from authors worldwide about their definition of "hearth" and where the concept of Hearth fits in our modern world"--

Oct 15, 2018
Help your kids with computer science - a unique visual step-by-step guide to computers, coding, and communication. by Help your kids with computer science - a unique visual step-by-step guide to computers, coding, and communication.

Offers clear and straightforward information on computer science, covering such topics as hardware, software, coding languages, social media, and troubleshooting.

Oct 16, 2018
Hey, Marfa - poems by Yang, Jeffrey, author. Hey, Marfa - poems

Oct 16, 2018
Historic North American locomotives - an illustrated journey by Boyd, Ken, 1952- author. Historic North American locomotives - an illustrated journey

"Historic North American Locomotives traces the historic development of North American locomotives from the early 1800s through today. Considered a photographic book with the look and feel of fine art, 100 locomotives are profiled using descriptive text and richly detailed and colored photographic imagery. A well-researched introduction provides the reader with a historical perspective. The author/photographer includes high-quality photographs, created through various techniques that vividly cap

Oct 11, 2018
Home business tax deductions - keep what you earn by Fishman, Stephen, author. Home business tax deductions - keep what you earn

"For any home business, claiming all the tax deductions you are entitled to is essential to your business's financial success. Don't miss out on the many valuable deductions you can claim. Here, you'll find out how to deduct: start-up costs; home office expenses; vehicles and travel expenses; medical expenses under Obamacare, and retirement expenses."--Page [4] of cover.

Oct 11, 2018
How to get dressed - a costume designer's secrets for making your clothes look, fit, and feel amazing by Freer, Alison. How to get dressed - a costume designer's secrets for making your clothes look, fit, and feel amazing

"An ingenious book of simple wardrobe solutions, clever tools, and straightforward advice from a Hollywood costume designer. A costume designer's styling kit is a magical bag of tricks, built to solve every single wardrobe malfunction on earth. TV and film productions wait for nothing, so a costume designer's solutions have to work--and work fast. How to Get Dressed is a fun, empowering style guide for women that focuses on making the most of your wardrobe. Costume designer and XOJane fashion co

Oct 15, 2018
I can't talk about the trees without the blood by Clark, Tiana, author. I can't talk about the trees without the blood

"For poet Tiana Clark, trees will never be just trees. They will also and always be a row of gallows from which Black bodies once swung. This is an image that she cannot escape, but one that she has learned to lean into as she delves into personal and public histories, explicating memories and muses around race, elegy, family, and faith by making and breaking forms as well as probing mythology, literary history, her own ancestry, and, yes, even Rihanna. I Can't Talk About the Trees without the B

Oct 16, 2018
I too sing America - the Harlem Renaissance at 100 by Haygood, Wil, author. I too sing America - the Harlem Renaissance at 100

Oct 15, 2018
Icons of style - a century of fashion photography by Icons of style - a century of fashion photography

"An international survey of one hundred years of fashion photography, from 1911 to 2011"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 16, 2018

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