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Once upon a playground - a celebration of classic American playgrounds, 1920-1975 by Biondo, Brenda, author.

Once upon a playground - a celebration of classic American playgrounds, 1920-1975

Before today's safety-minded structures of wood and plastic, America's playgrounds were full of tottering seesaws, dizzying merry-go-rounds, and towering metal slides. Documenting the evolution of American playgrounds between 1920 and 1975, Once Upon a Playground is a visual tribute to these iconic structures, celebrating their place in our culture and the collective memories of generations. In it, contemporary photos of vintage pieces of playground equipment are juxtaposed with images of the ve

Jul 23, 2014
Organic mushroom farming and mycoremediation - simple to advanced and experimental techniques for indoor and outdoor cultivation by Cotter, Tradd, 1973-

Organic mushroom farming and mycoremediation - simple to advanced and experimental techniques for indoor and outdoor cultivation

Jul 23, 2014
Our great big American God - a short history of our ever-growing deity by Turner, Matthew Paul, 1973-

Our great big American God - a short history of our ever-growing deity

Jul 23, 2014
Owls of the world - a photographic guide by Mikkola, Heimo, author.

Owls of the world - a photographic guide

Jul 23, 2014
Paper dreams - writers and editors on the American literary magazine by

Paper dreams - writers and editors on the American literary magazine

Brings together a conversation that has lit a rhetorical fire under editors, writers and readers since the onset of print and the E-revolution: how the literary magazine form has stood the test of time and proven its mettle through the inventive grassroots resourcefulness of written word enthusiasts. This rich, collective history of an evolving medium--from micro-run letterpress examples to digital-only platforms--illustrates the significance of what has become a longstanding creative pillar and

Jul 23, 2014
Paper to petal - 75 whimsical paper flower ideas to craft by hand by Thuss, Rebecca.

Paper to petal - 75 whimsical paper flower ideas to craft by hand

Shares step-by-step instructions for making dozens of sophisticated paper flowers, outlining creative projects ranging from wristlets and bookmarks to wreaths and a Mary Poppins-inspired flower.

Jul 23, 2014
Paracord! - how to make the best bracelets, lanyards, key chains, buckles, and more by Mikkelsen, Todd, author.

Paracord! - how to make the best bracelets, lanyards, key chains, buckles, and more

Offers instructions for several craft projects using paracords, including a snake knot bracelet, a millipede quick deploy strap, and a common whipping handle wrap.

Jul 23, 2014
Parenting on the go - birth to six, A to Z by Elkind, David, 1931-

Parenting on the go - birth to six, A to Z

"Today's parents need a resource that fits their busy lifestyles, providing brief and pointed answers to the daily ques-tions that come up when you're raising kids. But most parenting books are lengthy tomes elaborating the broad principles of parenting. Parenting On-the-Go offers a novel approach to the crowded genre: an authoritative yet quick and easy reference for the harried parents of infants and children under six. Covering more than 100 key issues in succinct entries, it is both com

Jul 23, 2014
Pathfinder. Bestiary 2 by Baur, Wolfgang.

Pathfinder. Bestiary 2

Jul 21, 2014
Photoshop Cc - Covers 2014 Release by Snider, Lesa

Photoshop Cc - Covers 2014 Release

Jul 23, 2014
Physical chemistry - a very short introduction by Atkins, P. W. (Peter William), 1940-

Physical chemistry - a very short introduction

Jul 23, 2014
Physical Chemistry - A Very Short Introduction by Atkins, Peter

Physical Chemistry - A Very Short Introduction

Jul 17, 2014
Place, not race - a new vision of opportunity in America by Cashin, Sheryll.

Place, not race - a new vision of opportunity in America

"Race-based affirmative action had been declining as a factor in university admissions even before the recent spate of related cases arrived at the Supreme Court. Since Ward Connerly kickstarted a state-by-state political mobilization against affirmative action in the mid-1990s, the percentage of public four-year colleges that consider racial or ethnic status in admissions has fallen from 60 percent to 35 percent. Only 45 percent of private colleges still explicitly consider race, with elite sch

Jul 17, 2014
Plant-based diet for dummies by Wasserman, Marni, author.

Plant-based diet for dummies

Jul 23, 2014
Please stop helping us - how liberals make it harder for black to succeed by Riley, Jason (Jason L.)

Please stop helping us - how liberals make it harder for black to succeed

"This book explains why so many efforts by liberals to help the black underclass not only fail but often harm the intended beneficiaries. The intentions behind welfare programs may be noble, but in practice they have slowed the self-development that was necessary for other groups to advance. Minimum-wage laws may lift earnings for people who are already employed, but they also have a long history of pricing blacks out of the labor force. Affirmative action in higher education was intended to add

Jul 23, 2014
Pocket Beer Guide 2015 - The World's Best Craft and Traditional Beers; Covers 3,500 Beers by Beaumont, Stephen/ Webb, Tim

Pocket Beer Guide 2015 - The World's Best Craft and Traditional Beers; Covers 3,500 Beers

Jul 23, 2014
Poking a dead frog - conversations with today's top comedy writers by Sacks, Mike.

Poking a dead frog - conversations with today's top comedy writers

Offers a behind-the-scenes look at the world of comedy, with contributions from such noted writers as Mel Brooks, Carol Kolb, George Saunders, Amy Poehler, and James Downey, along with advice and tips for succeeding in the industry.

Jul 23, 2014
Practical Game Development With Unity and Blender by Thorn, Alan

Practical Game Development With Unity and Blender

Jul 23, 2014
Pragmatic capitalism - what every investor needs to know about money and finance by Roche, Cullen.

Pragmatic capitalism - what every investor needs to know about money and finance

Jul 23, 2014
Precut bonanza! - 200 pieced blocks from cut strips and shapes by Einmo, Kimberly.

Precut bonanza! - 200 pieced blocks from cut strips and shapes

"Reference guide to piecing precut fabric, whether purchased or cut from your stash! Follow Kimberly's easy method of using simple, basic units such as squares, half-square triangles, four-patch units, and more to create more complex units and blocks. Pattern instructions for 3 sampler quilts, a gallery for inspiration, and Kimberly's familiar tips"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 23, 2014