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Microshelters: 59 Creative Cabins, Tiny Houses, Tree Houses, and Other Small Structures

Feeling claustrophobic? Like the thought of setting up your roommate with up a tree? This book inspires with very small "get-a-way" spaces you can put in the backyard or on wheels. These lofts or study rooms provide shelter and quiet - some large enough for sleeping quarters - and will get you looking at your back and side yards with new ideas. 

Microshelters: 59 Creative Cabins, Tiny Houses, Tree Houses, and Other Small Structures

Derek Diedricksen
690.89 Die

Feeling claustrophobic? Like the thought of setting up your roommate with up a tree? This book inspires with very small "get-a-way" spaces you can put in the backyard or on wheels. These lofts or study rooms provide shelter and quiet - some large enough for sleeping quarters - and will get you looking at your back and side yards with new ideas. 


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1000 Ideas for Color Schemes: The Ultimate Guide to Making Colors Work

The layout of this book will help you easily land on the fabric colors, layers, textures, and shades you lean to, naturally, for modern, minimalist, or the woody interior - all of it will throw a spark into your plans for something fresh, keeping you productive. 

1000 Ideas for Color Schemes: The Ultimate Guide to Making Colors Work

Jennifer Ott
701.85 Ott

The layout of this book will help you easily land on the fabric colors, layers, textures, and shades you lean to, naturally, for modern, minimalist, or the woody interior - all of it will throw a spark into your plans for something fresh, keeping you productive. 


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Think Small

Small book with big ideas and fine detail. Not a book for interior design, but this book challenges perspectives on how color, texture, and utilizing resources in the palm of our hands to elevate sensibilities or escape work at your desk or on the tip of your pencil  - or merely take a break from big world problems for fresh angle you can turn on a dime, literally. 

Think Small

Eva Katz
700.905 Kat

Small book with big ideas and fine detail. Not a book for interior design, but this book challenges perspectives on how color, texture, and utilizing resources in the palm of our hands to elevate sensibilities or escape work at your desk or on the tip of your pencil  - or merely take a break from big world problems for fresh angle you can turn on a dime, literally. 


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Interiors : The Greatest Rooms of the Century

This collection of rooms by top designers is encased in velvet fabric, treating you to a piece of furniture and luxury that stops you from this world, transporting you to another experience, bringing a museum to your space - large or dinky.  

Interiors : The Greatest Rooms of the Century

William Norwich, Graeme Brooker, David Netto, Carolina Irving, Tim Cooke, Rachel Giles, Tom Melick, Anthony Naughton, William Norwich, Tessa Pearson, Fiona Shipwright, George Upton, Rachel Ward.
747.09 Int

This collection of rooms by top designers is encased in velvet fabric, treating you to a piece of furniture and luxury that stops you from this world, transporting you to another experience, bringing a museum to your space - large or dinky.  


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How to Raise Successful People : Simple Lessons for Radical Results

Outlines simple, counterintuitive approaches to raising happy, healthy, and successful children through parental demonstrations of respectful examples and child-directed activities that facilitate early independence and problem-solving skills.

How to Raise Successful People : Simple Lessons for Radical Results

Ester Wojcicki
Adult Book Club Kit

Outlines simple, counterintuitive approaches to raising happy, healthy, and successful children through parental demonstrations of respectful examples and child-directed activities that facilitate early independence and problem-solving skills.


Adult Book Club Kits

White Too Long: the Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity

White Too Long draws on history, statistics, and memoir to urge that white Christians reckon with the racism of the past and the amnesia of the present to restore a Christian identity free of the taint of white supremacy.

White Too Long: the Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity

Robert P. Jones
Adult Book Club Kit

White Too Long draws on history, statistics, and memoir to urge that white Christians reckon with the racism of the past and the amnesia of the present to restore a Christian identity free of the taint of white supremacy.



Drawing on lessons gleaned from case studies of communities beginning to face these challenges, Jones argues that contemporary white Christians must confront these unsettling truths because this is the only way to salvage the integrity of their faith and their own identities. More broadly, it is no exaggeration to say that not just the future of white Christianity but the outcome of the American experiment is at stake.


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The Ku Klux Klan in the Heartland

"Who is an American?" asked the Ku Klux Klan. It is a question that echoes as loudly today as it did in the early twentieth century. But who were the Klan? Were they "hillbillies, the Great Unteachables" as one journalist put it? It would be comforting to think so, but how then did they become one of the most powerful political forces in our nation's history? In The Ku Klux Klan in the Heartland, renowned historian James H. Madison details the creation and reign of the infamous organization.

The Ku Klux Klan in the Heartland

James H. Madison
Adult Book Club Kit

"Who is an American?" asked the Ku Klux Klan. It is a question that echoes as loudly today as it did in the early twentieth century. But who were the Klan? Were they "hillbillies, the Great Unteachables" as one journalist put it? It would be comforting to think so, but how then did they become one of the most powerful political forces in our nation's history? In The Ku Klux Klan in the Heartland, renowned historian James H. Madison details the creation and reign of the infamous organization. Through the prism of their operations in Indiana and the Midwest, Madison explores the Klan's roots in respectable white protestant society. Convinced that America was heading in the wrong direction because of undesirable "un-American" elements, Klan members did not see themselves as bigoted racist extremists but as good Christian patriots joining proudly together in a righteous moral crusade. The Ku Klux Klan in the Heartland offers a detailed history of this notorious organization and examines how, through its use of intimidation, violence, and the ballot box, the activities of Klan in the 1920s have continued implications for America today.


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Fables. 8, Wolves

Follows the adventures of storybook and nursery rhyme characters who live side-by-side with humans.—Baker & Taylor

"I really enjoyed reading about the Big Bad Wolf or Cinderella as real people with real problems and personalities outside of the stories we've all been told. These graphic novels are not for children."—Submitted by Paula GO., Communications & Marketing

Fables. 8, Wolves

Bill Willingham
GN Fables v. 8
Series: Fables

Follows the adventures of storybook and nursery rhyme characters who live side-by-side with humans.—Baker & Taylor



"I really enjoyed reading about the Big Bad Wolf or Cinderella as real people with real problems and personalities outside of the stories we've all been told. These graphic novels are not for children."—Submitted by Paula GO., Communications & Marketing


Bicentennial Staff Picks

The Eye of Minds

Michael is a skilled internet gamer in a world of advanced technology. When a cyber-terrorist begins to threaten players, Michael is called upon to seek him and his secret out.—Publisher

"In this follow-up YA trilogy to The Maze Runner, Dashner dives deep into a suspenseful future world of gamers."—Submitted by Mandy H., Communications and Marketing Manager

The Eye of Minds

James Dashner
Y Dashner

Michael is a skilled internet gamer in a world of advanced technology. When a cyber-terrorist begins to threaten players, Michael is called upon to seek him and his secret out.—Publisher



"In this follow-up YA trilogy to The Maze Runner, Dashner dives deep into a suspenseful future world of gamers."—Submitted by Mandy H., Communications and Marketing Manager


Bicentennial Staff Picks

Gilead

As the Reverend John Ames approaches the hour of his own death, he writes a letter to his son chronicling three previous generations of his family, a story that stretches back to the Civil War and reveals uncomfortable family secrets.—Baker & Taylor

Gilead

Marilynne Robinson
Robinso

As the Reverend John Ames approaches the hour of his own death, he writes a letter to his son chronicling three previous generations of his family, a story that stretches back to the Civil War and reveals uncomfortable family secrets.—Baker & Taylor



"This is probably my favorite Robinson novel, and she returns to the setting and characters in three following novels, but this stands alone as a nice mediation on life and meaning and parenting, in the form of an elderly father writing to his youngest son, an attempt to make sense of the world through grace."—Submitted by Ned B., IT Department Manager


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