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Warning signs - how to protect your kids from becoming victims or perpetrators of violence and aggression by Johnson, Brian D., 1962 October 3-

Warning signs - how to protect your kids from becoming victims or perpetrators of violence and aggression

"Warning Signs provides practical methods to reduce harm to and by children. Doctors Johnson and Berdahl present the most common risk factors and warning signs, along with practical parenting advice and strategies for raising strong, safe kids and protecting them from becoming either perpetrators or victims. They explain how the "old" risk factors--child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, sexual assault, and poverty--have been compounded by new ones in the past 20 years, such as violent media

May 21, 2016
Water in Plain Sight - Hope for a Thirsty World by Schwartz, Judith D.

Water in Plain Sight - Hope for a Thirsty World

May 21, 2016
Weapon - a visual history of arms and armour by Holmes, Richard, 1946-2011, consultant, writer of foreword.

Weapon - a visual history of arms and armour

With a spectacular illustrated journey through 4,000 years of weaponry, Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armour is the most comprehensive visual reference charting the history of arms and armour worldwide. Follow the evolution of weaponry from stone maces to machine-guns, and discover the brutal history of the warriors who wielded them. Drawing extensively on the treasures of the Royal Armouries Museum, this fully updated guide uniquely details the date, weight, size, and country of origin o

May 23, 2016
Wedding papercrafts - add handmade charm to your celebration. by

Wedding papercrafts - add handmade charm to your celebration.

Created by top designers, 20 exquisitely unique projects provide a creative outlet for brides during the hustle and bustle of the planning process. Mostly beginner-friendly, these handmade accessories and add charm to any ceremony and reception.

May 20, 2016
Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube - Chasing Fear and Finding Home in the Great White North by Braverman, Blair

Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube - Chasing Fear and Finding Home in the Great White North

May 21, 2016
When someone you know has depression - words to say and things to do by Noonan, Susan J., 1953- author.

When someone you know has depression - words to say and things to do

"Following on the success of Managing Your Depression, Susan Noonan's new book is for family members and friends of people with depression or bipolar disorder. A certified peer specialist at McLean Hospital (a comprehensive psychiatric hospital affiliated with Harvard University), Susan draws on her experiences providing support and education for those living with or caring for a person who has a mood disorder. A family member who has a mood disorder affects the entire family. Further, family me

May 26, 2016
When women were birds - fifty-four variations on voice by Williams, Terry Tempest.

When women were birds - fifty-four variations on voice

In fifty-four chapters that unfold like a series of yoga poses, each with its own logic and beauty, Williams (beloved author of "Refuge") creates a lyrical and caring meditation of the mystery of her mother's journals .. and what it means to have a voicebeyond a selfless existence informed by children and a husband.

May 26, 2016
Will & I - a memoir by Byars, Clay.

Will & I - a memoir

Twins Clay and Will Byars have different lives after Clay is in a traffic accident and suffers a stroke.

May 21, 2016
Williams-Sonoma baking book- essential recipes for today's home baker by Williams-Sonoma

Williams-Sonoma baking book- essential recipes for today's home baker

May 20, 2016
Women I want to grow old with - grow old together with courage, health, and attitude by Lofren, Diane Gage.

Women I want to grow old with - grow old together with courage, health, and attitude

May 24, 2016
Words for Pictures - the Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels by Bendis, Brian Michael.

Words for Pictures - the Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels

Step-by-step lessons teach comics writing hopefuls everything they'll need to take their ideas from script to dynamic sequential art. The book's complete coverage exposes the most effective methods for crafting comic scripts, showcases insights from Bendis's fellow creators, reveals business secrets all would-be comics writers must know, and challenges readers with exercises to jumpstart their own graphic novel writing success.

May 26, 2016
X child stars - where are they now? by Garver, Kathy, 1945- author.

X child stars - where are they now?

"Contains basic biographical information, rare photos, and interesting trivia about child stars, shows, networks, and the times that defined the shows. The book spans sixty years of television history"--

May 23, 2016
You Are a Complete Disappointment - A Triumphant Memoir of Failed Expectations by Edison, Mike

You Are a Complete Disappointment - A Triumphant Memoir of Failed Expectations

May 21, 2016
You are a complete disappointment - a triumphant memoir of failed expectations by Edison, Mike, 1964- author.

You are a complete disappointment - a triumphant memoir of failed expectations

It begins with a child's hunger for love and acceptance and continues through years of withering criticism, perverse expectations, and unfounded competition from a narcissistic father who couldn't tolerate his son's happiness and libertine spirit. In the end, the author unravels a relationship that could never be fixed -- but perhaps didn't need to be.

May 26, 2016
You don't have to be a shark - creating your own success by Herjavec, Robert, 1962- author.

You don't have to be a shark - creating your own success

"Many people assume that effective sales ability demands a unique personality and an aggressive attitude. It's not true, and Robert Herjavec is proof. Known as the "Nice Shark" on the ABC's Emmy Award-winning hit show SHARK TANK, Robert Herjavec is lovedby viewers, who respond to his affable nature. He has developed an honest and genuine approach to life and selling that has set him apart from his cut-throat colleagues, and rewarded him with a degree of wealth measured in hundreds of millions of

May 26, 2016
You were always mom's favorite! - sisters in conversation throughout their lives by Tannen, Deborah.

You were always mom's favorite! - sisters in conversation throughout their lives

Explores the connections among sisters throughout their childhood years into adulthood, including competitiveness, age differences, and lifelong friendships.

May 26, 2016
You were always mom's favorite! - sisters in conversation throughout their lives by Tannen, Deborah.

You were always mom's favorite! - sisters in conversation throughout their lives

Explores the connections among sisters throughout their childhood years into adulthood, including competitiveness, age differences, and lifelong friendships.

May 21, 2016
You'll grow out of it by Klein, Jessi, 1975-

You'll grow out of it

"YOU'LL GROW OUT OF IT hilariously, and candidly, explores the journey of the twenty-first century woman. As both a tomboy and a late bloomer, comedian Jessi Klein grew up feeling more like an outsider than a participant in the rites of modern femininity. In YOU'LL GROW OUT OF IT, Klein offers-through an incisive collection of real-life stories-a relentlessly funny yet poignant take on a variety of topics she has experienced along her strange journey to womanhood and beyond. These include her

May 21, 2016
Your idea starts here - 77 mind-expanding ways to unleash your creativity by Eckert, Carolyn, 1964- author.

Your idea starts here - 77 mind-expanding ways to unleash your creativity

"In "Your Idea Starts Here," graphic designer Carolyn Eckert offers 77 specific questions, techniques, and exercises cleverly combined with fascinating infographics and other visuals to jump-start creative thinking."--Provided by publisher.

May 26, 2016
Your kid's a brat and it's all your fault by Glickman, Elaine Rose, author.

Your kid's a brat and it's all your fault

"In this wise and informative parenting guide, Elaine Rose Glickman shows readers how loving your kid enough to be the boss will result in happier, healthier, and much easier-to-be-around children! You've seen them--kids running wild through restaurants while the parents avert their gaze and order another cappuccino. You've heard them--kids telling their parents to "shut up" and "get me that." You've met them--kids who dress inappropriately and roll their eyes and never say thank you. Maybe

May 26, 2016