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$2.00 a day - living on almost nothing in America by Edin, Kathryn J., author.

$2.00 a day - living on almost nothing in America

"After two decades of...research on American poverty, Kathryn Edin noticed something she hadn't seen since the mid-1990s -- households surviving on virtually no income. Edin teamed with Luke Shaefer, an expert on calculating incomes of the poor, to discover that the number of American families living on $2.00 per person, per day, has skyrocketed to 1.5 million American households, including about 3 million children....The authors illuminate a troubling trend: a low-wage labor market that increas

Sep 1, 2015
3 things successful people do - the road map that will change your life by Maxwell, John C., 1947- author.

3 things successful people do - the road map that will change your life

Aug 31, 2015
8 lessons in military leadership for entrepreneurs by Kiyosaki, Robert T., 1947- author.

8 lessons in military leadership for entrepreneurs

Robert Kiyosaki's new book 8 Lessons in Leadership draws from his years at the Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point and his service in the United Sates Marine Corps. With compelling stories and examples and a engaging way of comparing and contrasting two very different cultures and value systems, Robert shares the challenges he faced in transitioning to civilian life & where chain of command and team-over-self once so black and white were muddy and distorted. "Permission to speak freely, sir?"

Aug 28, 2015
A Blood-Dimmed Tide - The Battle of the Bulge by the Men Who Fought It by Astor, Gerald

A Blood-Dimmed Tide - The Battle of the Bulge by the Men Who Fought It

Aug 27, 2015
A Guest at the Shooters' Banquet - My Grandfather's Ss Past, My Jewish Family, a Search for the Truth by Gabis, Rita

A Guest at the Shooters' Banquet - My Grandfather's Ss Past, My Jewish Family, a Search for the Truth

Aug 27, 2015
A hot glue gun mess - funny stories, pretty DIY projects by Albrecht, Kate, author.

A hot glue gun mess - funny stories, pretty DIY projects

Blends life stories with DIY tutorials for home goods, accessories, clothes, and beauty tips.

Aug 27, 2015
A Long Bright Future - Happiness, Health, and Financial Security in an Age of Increased Longevity by Carstensen, Laura L.

A Long Bright Future - Happiness, Health, and Financial Security in an Age of Increased Longevity

Sep 1, 2015
A nation of nations - a great American immigration story by Gjelten, Tom.

A nation of nations - a great American immigration story

Chronicles the changes in immigration in America over the past half-century by examining the dramatically shifting demographics of a single county in Virginia, which now includes large populations of Asians, Latin Americans, and Middle Easterners.

Sep 1, 2015
A river runs again - India's natural world in crisis, from the barren cliffs of Rajasthan to the farmlands of Karnataka by Subramanian, Meera.

A river runs again - India's natural world in crisis, from the barren cliffs of Rajasthan to the farmlands of Karnataka

"In this lyrical and intimate tapestry of five stories dealing with life, loss, and survival in modern-day India, Meera Subramanian travels in search of the ordinary people and micro-enterprises redeeming India's natural world. An engineer-turned-farmer brings organic food to Indian plates. Villagers revive a dead river. Well-intentioned cook stove designers persist on a quest for a smokeless fire. Biologists bring vultures back from the brink of extinction. And in Bihar, one of India's most imp

Aug 28, 2015
A swarm of bees in high court by Foster, Tonya, 1966-

A swarm of bees in high court

Aug 27, 2015
A-Z of needlepoint - the ultimate resource for beginners and experienced embroiderers. by

A-Z of needlepoint - the ultimate resource for beginners and experienced embroiderers.

"65 stitches shown in clear photographs and steps."--Back cover.

Aug 28, 2015
ABA consumer guide to mortgage modification - how to lower your mortgage payments with the Home Affordable Modification Program by Kackley, Dean Allen, author.

ABA consumer guide to mortgage modification - how to lower your mortgage payments with the Home Affordable Modification Program

Sep 1, 2015
ABA consumer guide to short sales - a practical resource for buyers and sellers by Kackley, Dean Allen, author.

ABA consumer guide to short sales - a practical resource for buyers and sellers

Sep 1, 2015
After cancer care - the definitive self-care guide to getting and staying well for patients after cancer by Lemole, Gerald M.

After cancer care - the definitive self-care guide to getting and staying well for patients after cancer

"After the intense experience and range of emotion that comes with surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy (or all three), cancer patients often find themselves with little or no guidance when it comes to their health post-treatment. After Cancer Care, from Drs. Gerald Lemole, Pallav Mehta, and Dwight McKee, is the much-needed authoritative, approachable guide that fills this gap. According to Drs. Lemole, Mehta, and McKee, your choices in diet, exercise, and even relationships can help determine yo

Sep 1, 2015
Age of Federalism - the early American Republic, 1488-1800 by Elkins, Stanley

Age of Federalism - the early American Republic, 1488-1800

Sep 1, 2015
Agnes Martin - her life and art by Princenthal, Nancy, author.

Agnes Martin - her life and art

An illustrated profile of the National Medal of the Arts-winning postwar painter explores her struggles with mental illness and her influence on period forms, sharing insights into the themes and techniques she employed.

Aug 26, 2015
AlexanderMcQueen - blood beneath the skin by Wilson, Andrew, 1967-

AlexanderMcQueen - blood beneath the skin

"The first definitive biography of the iconic, notoriously private British fashion designer Alexander McQueen explores the connections between his dark work and even darker life. When forty-year-old Alexander McQueen committed suicide in February 2010, a shocked world mourned the loss. McQueen had risen from humble beginnings as the son of an East London taxi driver to scale the heights of fame, fortune, and glamour. He designed clothes for the world's most beautiful women and royalty, most famo

Sep 1, 2015
All about dog daycare ... a blueprint for success by Bennett, Robin K. (Robin Knepp), author.

All about dog daycare ... a blueprint for success

Aug 31, 2015
American sphinx - the character of Thomas Jefferson by Ellis, Joseph J.

American sphinx - the character of Thomas Jefferson

Offers a reassessment of the life, image, and career of Thomas Jefferson, examining his complex personality, controversies about the man and his beliefs, and his accomplishments

Aug 27, 2015
Amigurumi knits - patterns for 20 cute mini knits by Singh, Hansi.

Amigurumi knits - patterns for 20 cute mini knits

Provides instructions and patterns for creating twenty amigurumi animals and vegetables.

Sep 1, 2015