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A teen guide to safe-haven savings by Gagne, Tammy.

A teen guide to safe-haven savings

Provides a guide for saving for teens, detailing the ways that money can earn interest, from savings and money market accounts to investments and annuities.

Jan 29, 2015
A Tender Struggle - Story of a Marriage by Bremer, Krista

A Tender Struggle - Story of a Marriage

Jan 30, 2015
A voice still heard - selected essays of Irving Howe by Howe, Irving, author.

A voice still heard - selected essays of Irving Howe

Man of letters, political critic, public intellectual, Irving Howe was one of America's most exemplary and embattled writers. Since his death in 1993 at age 72, Howe's work and his personal example of commitment to high principle, both literary and political, have had a vigorous afterlife. This posthumous and capacious collection includes twenty-six essays that originally appeared in such publications as the New York Review of Books, the New Republic, and the Nation. Taken together, they reveal

Jan 30, 2015
A-Z of embroidered motifs. by

A-Z of embroidered motifs.

This title features over 120 bullion designs, 146 step-by-step photographs, hints, and patterns for embroidered motifs. From clowns to airships to roses and lavendar, this book is full of inspirational ideas and practical advice.

Jan 28, 2015
A-Z of embroidery stitches. by

A-Z of embroidery stitches.

Jan 30, 2015
A-Z of stumpwork. by

A-Z of stumpwork.

With its beginnings in seventeenth century England, stumpwork is today making a revival. Come join us for an exciting journey into the world of raised embroidery. There are over 400 clear step-by-step photographs and instructions presented in five easy to use sections and 20 stunning designs from around the world. Each design is beautifully presented with colour photograph, easy to follow instructions and full size pattern. There is expert advice on the materials and tools you need to ensure suc

Jan 28, 2015
Accounting handbook. by Shim, Jae K, author.

Accounting handbook.

Presents an overview of financial accounting, with a focus on financial statements, reporting requirements, and taxation, and features a dictionary of accounting terms.

Jan 30, 2015
Adventures in Raspberry Pi by Philbin, Carrie Anne

Adventures in Raspberry Pi

Jan 30, 2015
Affirmative action - legislating equality and opportunity by Kamberg, Mary-Lane, 1948-

Affirmative action - legislating equality and opportunity

Explores the history of affirmative action, looks at how the laws are applied in the workplace and on college campuses, and considers changing attitudes toward affirmative action practices.

Jan 30, 2015
After the tall timber - collected nonfiction by Adler, Renata.

After the tall timber - collected nonfiction

"For decades, Renata Adler's writing has upheld and defined the highest standards of investigative journalism. A staff writer at The New Yorker from 1963 to 2001, Adler has reported on civil rights from Selma, Alabama; on the war in Biafra, the Six-Day War, and the Vietnam War; on the Nixon impeachment inquiry and Congress. She has also written about cultural matters, films (as chief film critic for The New York Times), books, politics, and pop music. Like many journalists, she has put herself i

Jan 30, 2015
Aha! - the moments of insight that shape our world by Irvine, William Braxton, 1952- author.

Aha! - the moments of insight that shape our world

"Why do "aha moments" strike us suddenly? Why do they so often come to us when we are focused on something completely unrelated? And when great ideas "come to" us, where do they come from? In Aha!: The Moments of Insight that Shape Our World, philosopher William B. Irvine explores these epiphanies, from the minor insights that strike us all daily, to the major realizations that alter the course of history. Focusing on aha moments as they take place in five different domains--religion, morality,

Jan 30, 2015
Albert Einstein by McCormick, Lisa Wade, 1961- author.

Albert Einstein

Presents the life and work of the Nobel Prize-winning scientist who penned the theory of relativity and whose theories altered perceptions of time, energy, and the universe.

Jan 29, 2015
Alfred Hitchcock - the man who knew too much by Wood, Michael, 1936-

Alfred Hitchcock - the man who knew too much

Jan 30, 2015
Alien intrusion by Bates, Gary.

Alien intrusion

Most people at one time or another have probably been curious to know, "What could account for all of those strange objects in the sky that many credible witnesses see?" Or, what about the modern mystery of alien abductions and stories of visitations by beings claiming to be from other planets or star systems? Are aliens really making contact with human beings? Is it important anyway? At last, an easy-to-understand book traces the history of this strange phenomenon utilizing the research of many

Jan 28, 2015
All at Once - Prose Poems by Williams, C. K.

All at Once - Prose Poems

Jan 30, 2015
All bets are off - losers, liars, and recovery from gambling addiction by Wexler, Arnie.

All bets are off - losers, liars, and recovery from gambling addiction

Arnie Wexler's life as a gambler began on the streets of Brooklyn, New York, flipping cards, shooting marbles, and playing pinball machines. At age fourteen he found the racetrack, a bookie, and started playing the stock market. His obsession with gambling accelerated until a fateful day in 1968 when it all came crashing down.Wexler's gripping narrative leads us through the dungeon of a compulsive gambler's world "chasing the big win and coming up with empty pockets" and how his addiction drove

Jan 28, 2015
All eyes are upon us - race and politics from Boston to Brooklyn by Sokol, Jason.

All eyes are upon us - race and politics from Boston to Brooklyn

Jan 29, 2015
All Who Go Do Not Return - A Memoir by Deen, Shulem

All Who Go Do Not Return - A Memoir

Jan 30, 2015
Alphabetical - how every letter tells a story by Rosen, Michael, 1946-

Alphabetical - how every letter tells a story

"How on Earth did we fix upon our twenty-six letters, what do they really mean, and how did we come to write them down in the first place? Michael Rosen takes you on an unforgettable adventure through the history of the alphabet in twenty-six vivid chapters, fizzing with personal anecdotes and fascinating facts. Starting with the mysterious Phoenicians and how sounds first came to be written down, he races on to show how nonsense poems work, pins down the strange story of OK, traces our five los

Jan 28, 2015
American vandal - Mark Twain abroad by Morris, Roy, Jr.

American vandal - Mark Twain abroad

Jan 30, 2015