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Spic-and-span! - Lillian Gilbreth's wonder kitchen by Kulling, Monica, author.

Spic-and-span! - Lillian Gilbreth's wonder kitchen

Born into a life of privilege in 1878, Lillian Moller Gilbreth put her pampered life aside for one of adventure and challenge. She and her husband, Frank, became efficiency experts by studying the actions of factory workers. They ran their home efficiently, too. When Frank suddenly died, Lillian was left to her own devices to raise their eleven children. Eventually, she was hired by the Brooklyn Borough Gas Company to improve kitchen design, which was only the beginning.

Nov 20, 2014
Sports top tens by Donovan, Sandra, 1967-

Sports top tens

Compiles lists of the top ten athletes in various sports from the top ten Olympic gold medalists to the highest scorers in the WNBA.

Nov 23, 2014
Star stuff - Carl Sagan and the mysteries of the cosmos by Sisson, Stéphanie Roth, author.

Star stuff - Carl Sagan and the mysteries of the cosmos

"A biography of Carl Sagan focusing on his childhood and culminating in the Voyager mission and the Golden Record"--Provided by publisher.

Nov 26, 2014
Star Wars in 100 scenes by Fry, Jason, 1969- author.

Star Wars in 100 scenes

Go behind the scenes and relive 100 iconic moments from Star Wars, episode I-VI. Join Luke Skywalker as he battles with the dark side, watch as Anakin Skywalker becomes Darth Vader and fly through space with the Star Wars ships. Relive the most dramatic and iconic moments of the Star Wars movies in this exciting new book Star Wars in 100 Scenes. Rediscover your favourite Star Wars scenes and characters with this comprehensive guide which spans all six Star Wars movies. Star Wars in 100 Scenes re

Nov 20, 2014
Stars of the World Cup by Illugi Jökulsson.

Stars of the World Cup

"Profiles of 28 of the best-known soccer players competing in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, with photographs and summaries of their strengths and weaknesses"--

Nov 21, 2014
Sweden by Murray, Julie, 1969-

Sweden

Photographs and text provide information about the country of Sweden.

Nov 26, 2014
Take shelter - at home around the world by Tate, Nikki, 1962- author.

Take shelter - at home around the world

A roof, a door, some windows, a floor. All houses have them, but not all houses are alike. Some have wings (airplane homes), some have wheels((Romany vardoes), some float; some are made of straw, some of snow and ice. Some are enormous, some are tiny; some are permanent and some are temporary. But all are home. Take Shelter explores the way people live all over the world and beyond--from the Arctic to the Antarctic, from an underground house in Las Vegas to the International Space Station. Every

Nov 26, 2014
Tales of the cryptids - mysterious creatures that may or may not exist by Halls, Kelly Milner, 1957-

Tales of the cryptids - mysterious creatures that may or may not exist

Cryptozoology is the study of animals that may or may not be real: familiar animals like Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster, and those that are less familiar like the Marozi of Kenya, the Orang-pendek of Sumatra and the Thylacine of Tasmania. Meet these and more in this introduction to cryptozoology.

Nov 21, 2014
Tears of Mother Bear by Lewis, Anne Margaret.

Tears of Mother Bear

Walk the shores of Lake Michigan with grandpa and his grandchildren as he tells of the Ojibwe Sleeping Bear legend of how the Petoskey stone was formed when Mother Bear leaves her tears all over the beaches.

Nov 20, 2014
Technology top tens by Donovan, Sandra, 1967- author.

Technology top tens

"The five exciting lists inside this book answer some of the burning questions about technology. Each spread uses facts-based rankings to reveal the top ten record breakers and history makers in each category--and to offer the inside scoop on those at the top of the heap."--

Nov 21, 2014
Tent caterpillars by Linde, Barbara M., author.

Tent caterpillars

Nov 21, 2014
That's sneaky! by Boyer, Crispin, author.

That's sneaky!

A treasury of facts about strange science, masked history, and amazing phenomena includes entries ranging from hidden treasure stories and dangers in the animal world to the secret work of spies and tips for spotting forgeries.

Nov 26, 2014
The Boston Celtics by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7- author.

The Boston Celtics

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Boston Celtics that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Nov 23, 2014
The Brooklyn Nets by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7- author.

The Brooklyn Nets

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Brooklyn Nets that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Nov 26, 2014
The Chicago Bulls by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7- author.

The Chicago Bulls

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Chicago Bulls that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Nov 23, 2014
The Dallas Mavericks by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7- author.

The Dallas Mavericks

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Dallas Mavericks that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Nov 23, 2014
The Detroit Pistons by Stewart, Mark, 1960 July 7- author.

The Detroit Pistons

"A revised Team Spirit Basketball edition featuring the Detroit Pistons that chronicles the history and accomplishments of the team. Includes access to the Team Spirit website which provides additional information and photos"--

Nov 23, 2014
The garden of time by Hammer, Jill.

The garden of time

"With beautiful images and words, The Garden of Time offers a magical path through the seasons and allows the sacred breath of life to blow through all our souls. Take a walk in the garden; be refreshed and renewed." --Provided by publisher.

Nov 26, 2014
The ghost of Skip-Count Castle by Brinker, Spencer, author.

The ghost of Skip-Count Castle

"In this book, young readers learn counting in multiples."--

Nov 21, 2014
The glass mountain - tales from Poland by Walser, David, author.

The glass mountain - tales from Poland

Nov 26, 2014