Books

New Arrivals

A resource for today's parents of infants and young children with succinct answers to the most common questions. Features over 100 easy-to-digest entries of covering a wide range of day-to-day issues.

"When parents are told their child has a learning disability, they need more information. 'Thinking differently' is just the resource to meet that need. David Flink, leader of Eye to Eye, a national mentoring program for children with learning differences, explains each learning disability in layman's terms to prepare parents to speak knowledgeably with teachers about their child's specific challenges..."-- Provided by publisher.

Fresh from Guadalcanal, First Lieutenant Cletus Frade, a Marine aviator, is asked to team up with demolition expert Anthony Pelosi and radio expert David Ettinger to stop the resupply of German ships and submarines

"Full of mother-wisdom, reassurance, and support, Sweet Sleep is the first book on nights and naps for breastfeeding families. It is a comprehensive how-to guide for making sane and safe decisions on how and where your family sleeps, backed by the latest research in pediatric care"--Provided by publisher.

Benny Binion was a cowboy, a pioneering casino owner, a gangster, a killer, and the founder of the hugely successful World Series of Poker. Doug J. Swanson tells the story of Binion's role in shaping modern Las Vegas.

After his arrival on Earth from his home on Mars, Valentine Michael Smith becomes the founder and pastor of a new religious cult.

Introducing a world of wild, wonderful, and weird plants, this combination of biological information with bizarre facts about the plant kingdom's oddest members is organized alphabetically and features more than 150 illustrations.

Twenty-seven knitting patterns inspired by wizards, witches, and magical creatures.

"With her zany design sense, best-selling author Ana Paula Rímoli presents 16 practical, irresistible projects for the home. Create cushions, pillows, baskets, rugs, and more"-- Provided by publisher.

Master beadweaving techniques with 15 brand new designs! Beadweaving Mastery shows you how to create stunning jewelry and other items from the vast range of beads available. The focus is on off-loom weaving--joining beads by means of various techniques and turning them into beautiful items, such as tassel fobs, tablemats, bracelets, or bookmarks. Techniques include basic ropes, tassels and lariats, brick stitch and peyote in various applications and combinations.

"The Way Forward challenges conventional thinking, outlines Paul Ryan's political vision for 2014 and beyond, and shows how essential conservatism is for the future of our nation. Beginning with a careful analysis of the 2012 election--along with a look at the challenge the GOP had in reaching a majority of voters and the prevalence of identity politics--Ryan examines the state of the Republican party and dissects its challenges going forward. The Way Forward also offers a detailed critique of not only President Obama but of the progressive movement as a whole--its genesis, its underlying beliefs and philosophies, and how its policies are steering the country to certain ruin. Culminating in a plan for the future, The Way Forward argues that the Republican Party is and must remain a conservative party, emphasizing conservatism in a way that demonstrates how it can modernize and appeal to both our deepest concerns and highest ideals"--Provided by publisher.

Beginner's guide to prepping, showing how to create a self-sustainable home for surviving anything from a power outage to societal collapse.

"Scotland Street witnesses the wedding of the century of Angus Lordie to Domenica Macdonald, but as the newlyweds depart on their honeymoon, Edinburgh is in disarray. While recovering from the trauma of being best man, Matthew is taken up by a Dane called Bo. Cyril eludes his dog-sitter and embarks on an odyssey involving fox holes and the official residence of a cardinal. Narcissist Bruce meets his match in the form of a sinister doppelganger. Bertie, set up by his mother for fresh embarrassment at school, yearns for freedom, and Big Lou goes viral. However, the residents of Scotland Street rally, and order is restored by the combined effects of understanding, kindness, and, most of all, friendship"-- Provided by publisher.

Why bore everyone at the dinner table with the same old cheese and sauce combination when you can have pizzas like The BBQ Porkabella, Steak 'n' Eggs, Spinach and Bean Quesadilla or Chicken 'n' Waffles? With Revolutionary Pizza you'll be making tasty, one-of-a-kind pizzas that your friends and family will always remember. Dimo's Pizza developed a cult following due to its delicious pizzas, specialty toppings and crazy selection of 'zas, and this book takes all of that to the next level. With pies inspired by Chinese food, street vendors, dead celebrities, tasty salads, comic book characters, Southern desserts, late night food joints, Chicago staples and everything in-between, there's truly a pizza for every mood and every craving. If you want to make an over-the-top and unforgettable creation for your family and friends, Dimo has got you covered. You'll never look at another cheese slice the same again.--back cover

"Forget the fad diets--this program integrates mindfulness, eating with intention, and interval-based movement to help you live an inspired, healthier, and longer life.--Provided by publisher.

The Complete Low-FODMAP Diet (cowritten by Sue Shepherd, the diet?s developer and chief advocate) introduced this revolutionary treatment, which is rapidly becoming the first-line recommendation by doctors and dietitians worldwide. FODMAP is an acronym that stands for a group of difficult-to-digest carbohydrates found in foods such as wheat, milk, beans, soy, and some fruits, vegetables, nuts, and sweeteners. More than three quarters of adults with IBS who reduce their intake of these foods gain relief. Now, this follow-up cookbook brings you 150 simple, delicious, and brand-new recipes that are full of flavor but low in FODMAPs.

"These are recipes that emphasize naturally gluten-free ingredients and ... will appeal not only to gluten intolerants and celiacs but also to anyone just looking for a great recipe."--Provided by publisher.

Examines major American seafood producers to determine why most Americans eat imported seafood and why most American seafood is exported. Greenberg examines New York oysters, Gulf shrimp, and Alaskan salmon to reveal how this came to be. Despite the challenges, hope abounds: many are working to break the current destructive patterns of consumption and return American catch to American tables.

A guide to providing canines with a more protein-and-fat-heavy paleo diet helps readers assess their dogs' diets, and also includes information on training, exercise, massage, and other alternative therapies.

About two-thirds of Americans hate their jobs and feel like they're not making a difference in the world. They're frustrated by unrealized dreams that seem hopelessly out of reach. This book outlines practical steps to identify, finance, and execute dream projects, and sustain them for years to come.

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