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Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the art of the film by Power, Dermot, 1967- author. Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the art of the film

Step inside the world of the talented art departments who, led by Academy Award-winning production designer Stuart Craig, were responsible for the creation of the unforgettable characters, locations and beasts from the eagerly anticipated new adventure in J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World.

Dec 5, 2016
Fermenting food - step by step by Elabd, Adam. Fermenting food - step by step

Dec 3, 2016
Finding quality early childcare - a step-by-step guide for parents about what matters most by Vanover, Sarah Taylor, author. Finding quality early childcare - a step-by-step guide for parents about what matters most

A tool for parents to use in selecting quality childcare that best meets the needs of their family. Reviews foundational elements of childcare, such as health and safety features, while explaining educational strategies, including styles of teaching and daily classroom activities. Also covers types of specialized childcare, such as infant care and childcare for children with special needs, reviews Transitional Kindergarten, and discusses when children are ready to transition from preschool to Ki

Dec 3, 2016
Finding reliable information online - adventures of an information sleuth by Stebbins, Leslie F., 1958- author. Finding reliable information online - adventures of an information sleuth

Our information-saturated environment causes us to spend too much time searching, surfing and organizing the information in our lives. But finding reliable high quality information can be a problem. We are often so buried in information-- and strapped for time-- that we grab the search results without bothering to evaluate its quality. Stebbins shows you how to cut out unreliable information and find online information you can rely on.

Dec 3, 2016
Finishing School - The Happy Ending to That Writing Project You Can't Seem to Get Done by Tennis, Cary/ Morton, Danelle Finishing School - The Happy Ending to That Writing Project You Can't Seem to Get Done

Dec 3, 2016
First 50 Christmas songs you should play on guitar. by First 50 Christmas songs you should play on guitar.

Nov 29, 2016
First 50 songs you should fingerpick on guitar. by First 50 songs you should fingerpick on guitar.

Dec 3, 2016
Fit for the presidency? - winners, losers, what-ifs, and also-rans by Morris, Seymour, author. Fit for the presidency? - winners, losers, what-ifs, and also-rans

Dec 3, 2016
Foam rolling by Woodworth, Sam, author. Foam rolling

Nov 29, 2016
Fodor's essential Caribbean by Adzich-Brander, Laura, author. Fodor's essential Caribbean

"Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of the Caribbean, including Anguilla's powdery white beaches, Grand Cayman's colorful coral reefs, and the scenic beauty of Jamaica's Blue Mountains. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your fifth,"--page [4] of cover.

Nov 29, 2016
Food Fight - GMOs and the Future of the American Diet by Jenkins, McKay Food Fight - GMOs and the Future of the American Diet

Dec 3, 2016
Frederick Douglass in Brooklyn by Douglass, Frederick/ Hamm, Theodore (EDT) Frederick Douglass in Brooklyn

Dec 3, 2016
Fresh fruit, broken bodies - migrant farmworkers in the United States by Holmes, Seth M., 1975- Fresh fruit, broken bodies - migrant farmworkers in the United States

"Based on five years of research in the field (including berry-picking and traveling with migrants back and forth from Oaxaca up the West Coast), Holmes, an anthropologist and MD in the mold of Paul Farmer and Didier Fassin, uncovers how market forces, anti-immigrant sentiment, and racism undermine health and health care"--Publisher description.

Dec 3, 2016
From the errors of others - how to avoid embarrassing mistakes in writing and speaking by Lyles, Rebecca M., author. From the errors of others - how to avoid embarrassing mistakes in writing and speaking

"From the Errors of Others is a collection of crisp, witty, and slyly informative essays for grownups with a sense of humor. The subject is communication--good, bad, and patently bizarre. The author is Rebecca Lyles, an experienced editor but not a wrist-slapping schoolmarm. Neither giggly nor ponderous, she eagerly tells tales out of school. There are boneheads and blowhards in our midst, she says, but we don't have to take them seriously. And we certainly don't have to imitate them. In this co

Nov 29, 2016
Game of queens - the women who made sixteenth-century Europe by Gristwood, Sarah, author. Game of queens - the women who made sixteenth-century Europe

"Sixteenth-century Europe saw an explosion of female rule. From Isabella of Castile and her granddaughter Mary Tudor, to Catherine de Medici, Anne Boleyn, and Elizabeth Tudor, women wielded enormous power over their territories for more than a hundred years. In the sixteenth century, as in our own, the phenomenon of the powerful woman offered challenges and opportunities. Opportunities, as when in 1529 Margaret of Austria and Louise of Savoy negotiated the "Ladies' peace" of Cambrai. Challenges,

Nov 29, 2016
Gem identification made easy - a hands-on guide to more confident buying & selling by Matlins, Antoinette Leonard. Gem identification made easy - a hands-on guide to more confident buying & selling

Nov 29, 2016
George Lucas - a life by Jones, Brian Jay, author. George Lucas - a life

"The best-selling author of Jim Henson: The Biography traces the story of the man behind such blockbuster franchises as Star Wars and Indiana Jones, offering insight into the challenges he overcame and his influential legacy,"--NoveList.

Dec 5, 2016
Get lit rising - Words ignite. Claim your poem. Claim your life. by Lane, Diane Luby, author. Get lit rising - Words ignite. Claim your poem. Claim your life.

"Get to know the Get Lit Players--a group of teens who use poetry to take on the world--with this common-core aligned book that sheds light on teen issues through their own poetry and slam poetry performances. Get Lit Rising brings to life the true story of nineteen teen poets (the Get Lit Players) who are inspiring thousands of teens across the country through their award-winning performances of classic and spoken word poems. This book takes readers inside the private lives of these teen poets

Dec 3, 2016
Get what's yours - the secrets to maxing out your social security by Kotlikoff, Laurence J, author. Get what's yours - the secrets to maxing out your social security

Helps those nearing retirement make decisions about Social Security benefits by detailing techniques and options to maximize benefit income for different life situations.

Dec 3, 2016
Get your sh*t together - how to stop worrying about what you should do so you can finish what you need to do and start doing what you want to do by Knight, Sarah, author. Get your sh*t together - how to stop worrying about what you should do so you can finish what you need to do and start doing what you want to do

Provides a straight-talking, humorous, and helpful guide to shedding self-doubt and finding one's own path to success.

Dec 3, 2016

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