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jacket/cover - click for larger view Empire Antarctica : ice, silence, and emperor penguins
Gavin Francis.
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260 p.; isbn:1619021846 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view On Heaven and Earth : Pope Francis on faith, family, and the church in the twenty-first century
Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Abraham Skorka ; translated by Alejandro Bermudez and Howard Goodman.
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Shares conversations between the future pope and a rabbi and biophysicist on such religious and social issues as God, fundamentalism, atheism, abortion, homosexuality, euthanasia, same-sex marriage, and globalization.
2013; 236 p.; isbn:0770435068 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Soccer in sun and shadow
Eduardo Galeano ; translated by Mark Fried
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2003; 244 p.; isbn:1859844235 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Truth, beauty, and goodness reframed : educating for the virtues in the age of truthiness and twitter
Howard Gardner.
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The author philosophizes on the intricacies of teaching what he sees as the three key virtues in the modern world.
2011; 244 p.; isbn:0465031781 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view David and Goliath : underdogs, misfits, and the art of battling giants
Malcolm Gladwell
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Uncovers the hidden rules that shape the balance between the weak and the mighty and the powerful and the dispossessed
2013; 305 p; isbn:9780316204361 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Back to normal : why ordinary childhood behavior is mistaken for ADHD, bipolar disorder, and Autism Spectrum Disorder
Enrico Gnaulati
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Why are doctors, teachers, and parents incorrectly diagnosing healthy American children with serious psychiatric conditions? Gnaulati examines the factors that have led to our current crisis, provides parents with information about symptoms that to a casual or untrained eye can mimic a psychiatric disorder, and gives parents of struggling children hope, ...
2013; 239 p.; isbn:9780807073346 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view What got you here won't get you there : how successful people become even more successful
Marshall Goldsmith with Mark Reiter
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What's holding you back? Your hard work is paying off, you are doing well--but there is something standing between you and the next level of achievement. Perhaps one small flaw--a behavior you barely even recognize--is the only thing that's keeping you from where you want to be. Here, executive coach Goldsmith discusses not only the key beliefs of successful ...
2007; 236 p.; isbn:1401301304 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The black belt librarian : real-world safety & security
Warren Graham
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Sharing expertise gleaned from more than two decades as a library security manager, the author demonstrates that libraries can maintain their best traditions of openness and public access by creating an unobtrusive yet effective security plan. In straightforward language, the author: Shows how to easily set clear expectations for visitors' behavior; ...
2012; 80 p.; isbn:9780838911372 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Living the Quaker way : timeless wisdom for a better life today
Philip Gulley.
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"As an antidote to the complexities and challenges of modern life, award-winning author Philip Gulley offers the opportunity to participate in a world where the values of the Quaker way bring equity, peace, healing, and hope. The Quaker Way invites readers to encounter the defining commitments of the Religious Society of Friends, and shows how those ...
2013; 212 p.; isbn:0307955788 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view What do you buy the children of the terrorist who tried to kill your wife? : a memoir
David Harris-Gershon
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2013; 332 p; isbn:9781851689965 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The butler : a witness to history
Wil Haygood.
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Details the life of Eugene Allen, an African American White House butler who watched some of the most important events in America's history firsthand as he served eight presidents.
2013; 96 p; isbn:1476752990 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The reason I jump : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism
Naoki Higashida ; translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell.
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A journey into the mind of a remarkable thirteen-year-old Japanese boy with severe autism shares firsthand insights into a variety of experiences associated with the disorder, from behavioral traits and misconceptions to perceptions about the world.
135 p; isbn:0812994868 More Information

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