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14 Cows for America (USED)

14 Cows for America (USED)

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A New York Times Best Seller

This now-classic picture book recounts the true story of a touching gift bestowed on the United States by a tribe of Maasai Warriors in the wake of the September 11th attacks.

"Lovely... beautifully evocative." ―Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times

"Moving and dramatically illustrated." ―The Wall Street Journal

"Elegant...suspenseful...The colors of Kenya explode off the page." ―School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW

In June of 2002, a mere nine months since the September 11 attacks, a very unusual ceremony begins in a far-flung village in western Kenya. An American diplomat is surrounded by hundreds of Maasai people. A gift is about to be bestowed upon the American men, women, and children, and he is there to accept it. The gift is as unexpected as it is extraordinary.

Hearts are raw as these legendary Maasai warriors offer their gift to a grieving people half a world away. Word of the gift will travel newswires around the globe, and for the heartsick American nation, the gift of fourteen cows emerges from the choking dust and darkness as a soft light of hope―and friendship.

This New York Times best seller recounts the true story from Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah of the touching gift bestowed on the United States by a tribe of Maasai Warriors in the wake of the September 11 attacks. With stunning paintings from Thomas Gonzalez, master storyteller Carmen Agra Deedy (in collaboration with Naiyomah) hits all the right notes in this elegant story of generosity that crosses boundaries, nations, and cultures.

Best Children's Books of the Year (Starred) - Bank Street College of Education

Notable Books for a Global Society - International Reading Association

E.B. White Read-Aloud Honor - Association of Booksellers for Children

Parents' Choice Gold Award - Parents' Choice Foundation

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41 (USED)

41 (USED)

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States, has authored a personal biography of his father, George H. W. Bush, the 41st President.

Forty-three men have served as President of the United States. Countless books have been written about them. But never before has a President told the story of his father, another President, through his own eyes and in his own words. A unique and intimate biography, the book covers the entire scope of the elder President Bush's life and career, including his service in the Pacific during World War II, his pioneering work in the Texas oil business, and his political rise as a Congressman, U.S. Representative to China and the United Nations, CIA Director, Vice President, and President. The book shines new light on both the accomplished statesman and the warm, decent man known best by his family. In addition, George W. Bush discusses his father's influence on him throughout his own life, from his childhood in West Texas to his early campaign trips with his father, and from his decision to go into politics to his own two-term Presidency.
A Crash, a Roar, and So Much More! (USED)

A Crash, a Roar, and So Much More! (USED)

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John Lithgow makes Arts and Literacy a Palooza of fun for kids! Turn the pages of A Crash, a Roar, and So Much More! and join Marsupial Sue on a fascinating, fun reading adventure! Animals live in families, just like you do! In this fact-filled title, readers discover how animals play together, raise their young, and work cohesively to hunt, hide, and offer protection. In this level 2 emerging reader children will have fun beginning to build important reading skills as they learn about these fascinating animals! Level 2, Emerging Readers feature: - Repetitive language - Familiar and unfamiliar language - Longer sentences - Vibrant, full-color photography - Vocabulary list highlighting key words from the story - Comprehension questions that reinforce important reading concepts Take a heaping measure of fascinating information about the arts. Add a dose of laughter and creativity. What do you get? Best-selling author John Lithgow's Lithgow Palooza Readers! The popular Lithgow Palooza Readers feature three levels of reading fun for children grades K to 3, carefully designed to match the abilities of developing readers. Research has proven that children benefit academically from participation in the arts. Children will build and strengthen important reading skills as they learn about such things as instruments, animals, music, and sounds.
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A Patriot's Handbook (USED)

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Now available in paperback, the New York Times bestseller. When John F. Kennedy called America "the land we love" more than 42 years ago, he was reminding us of the lofty ideals on which our country was founded. But what are those ideals, and how have Americans defined them Is America the land of George Washington and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who rallied the country's spirits for unity in wartime, or is it a land of dissent, a land in which Frederick Douglass, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Martin Luther King, Jr. remind us of our duty to protect our most fundamental freedoms? Are we defined by the speeches of Thomas Jefferson and Ronald Reagan or by the humor of H.L. Mencken and Mark Twain? Caroline Kennedy's answer in A Patriot's Handbook is that we are all of those things and more. The poems, songs, speeches, letters, and historical documents that Caroline Kennedy has chosen for this remarkable collection remind us of the foundations on which America was built. But they also ask us to examine what it truly means to be a "patriot," even if our assumptions are challenged along the way, because it is only by doing so that America can "truly be our own." Voices as diverse as the nation itself:
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Cole Porter
  • Chief Red Jacket
  • Amy Tan
  • Betty Friedan
  • Albert Einstein
  • George W. Bush
  • Loretta Lynn
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Bob Dylan
  • Cesar Chavez
  • Toni Morrison
  • Groucho Marx
  • and many more
  • America by Heart (USED)

    America by Heart (USED)

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    Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin delivers an intimate and personal look at the woman behind the public servant. In her #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Going Rogue--the bestselling nonfiction book of 2009--Palin gave readers a look at her upbringing, her dynamic career, and her candidacy next to John McCain for the Vice Presidency of the United States.

    In America by Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith, and Flag, this inspirational follow-up, her reflections on faith, family, and patriotism will read like a bible of American virtues for anyone hoping to understand the truths that lie at the heart of the nation.

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    America; A Patriotic Primer (USED)

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    America: A Patriotic Primer is a succinct history of the United States, an ABC of the principles on which this country was founded, and a book for children and families to pore over, discuss, and cherish.
    A is for America,
    the land that we love.
    B is for the
    Birthday
    of this country of ours....
    To choose the twenty-six people and ideas that comprise the book, Lynne Cheney has drawn on a lifetime of learning about the American past, and on the inspiration that comes from witnessing recent history firsthand. Illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser imbues Mrs. Cheney's words with childlike joy through her exuberant drawings. Together they have created a patriotic primer, a book that teaches history by celebrating the diversity, tenacity, and faith of the American people.

    This A to Z of America frames the story -- and the miracle -- of our country.

    American Body in Context (USED)

    American Body in Context (USED)

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    The body is a physical entity and a symbolic artifact. It is both created in the world of nature and also physically reconstructed by a culture. The body is both an internal, subjective environment and simultaneously an object for others to observe and evaluate. Bodily practices, woven within a dense web of social relationships, are then both individual and collective- the individual body expresses cultural values, rules, and regulations in the daily routine of living. The American Body in Context: An Anthology is an interdisciplinary investigation of these body relationships, examining the American historical and contemporary constructions of the body. Through readings and exercises, this new book allows readers to explore interrelationships between the individualized and the constructed nature of embodied experiences. This comprehensive text draws together a wide variety of analyses and demonstrates the interdependence between the individual and the structural (re)productions of embodied experiences in the U.S. This is an excellent text for courses in American studies, American society, cultural and social anthropology, and gender studies.

    Asking Better Questions; Models, Techniques and Classroom Activities for Engaging Students in Learning (USED)

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    Teachers learn how to pose well-thought-out questions and encourage students to ask better ones. This complete analysis of teaching, questioning, and learning includes tips for modeling, questions, innovative activities, and lesson plans.
    Best Practices in Construction Site Safety

    Best Practices in Construction Site Safety

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    Harlan W. Fair has 68 years of experience in construction and civil engineering, including construction site safety. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Dartmouth College and the Thayer School of Engineering, graduating in 1954 with an MS in Civil Engineering. Following graduation, he was commissioned in the Navy Civil Engineer Corps at Officer Candidate School (OCS) in Newport, R.I. His first assignment was Maintenance Officer at Argentia, Newfoundland Harlan Naval Air Station where he was responsible for a Seabee Detachment and civilian work force. Following a Naval Reserve career, he retired as a captain in the Civil Engineer Corps. In 1957 he joined Turner Construction Company as a field engineer. In 1964 he was Project Engineer for Thompson Starrett Construction Company on the New York State Exhibit at the New York World's Fair. After assignments as Facility Director at Cornell Medical and New York Hospital, Director of Project Management for the New York Health and Hospital Corp and Project Manager on a consumables project in Oklahoma City for Xerox, he started his own construction and construction management business in the Metropolitan New York area.

    For the last 30 years he has managed his own construction firm, H. Fair Associates, Inc. which was a contractor, construction manager, and construction consultant. He bid and was awarded several projects at West Point, N.Y. including additions to the Fire House, Eisenhower Hall, and Shea Track Stadium. He developed condominiums in Chappaqua and Pelham, N.Y. along with construction of single-family residences and commercial buildings in Westchester County NY and Fairfield County CT. As a Forensic Engineer, he was an expert witness in cases involving construction accidents, construction performance, and safety issues. He has served both on arbitration panels and as a single arbitrator under the auspice of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and was a member of the AAA National Dispute Resolution Committee. He retains his membership in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE), and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

    He is a professional engineer licensed in New York, New Hampshire, and Vermont, a Fellow in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and a past chairman of the Crane Safety Committee. In 1998 the Committee published through the ASCE, "Crane Safety on Construction Sites." He continues to represent the ASCE to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) A10 Committee which establishes consensus safety standards by representative organizations from the construction industry. He was formerly an alternate to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) B30 Committee which establishes safety standards for cableways, cranes, derricks, hoists, hooks, jacks, and slings.

    Better Together; Restoring the American Community (USED)

    Better Together; Restoring the American Community (USED)

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    In his acclaimed Bowling Alone, Robert Putnam describes the United States as a nation in which we have become increasingly disconnected from one another and in which our social structures have disintegrated. But in the final chapter of that book he detects hopeful signs of civic renewal. In Better Together Putnam and coauthor Lewis Feldstein tell the inspiring stories of people who are reweaving the social fabric by bringing their own communities together or building bridges to others.
    Better Together examines how people across the country are inventing new forms of social activism and community renewal. An arts program in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, brings together shipyard workers and their gentrified neighbors; a deteriorating, crime-ridden neighborhood in Boston is transformed by a determined group of civic organizers; an online "virtual" community in San Francisco allows its members to connect with each other as well as the larger group; in Wisconsin schoolchildren learn how to participate in the political process to benefit their town. As our society grows increasingly diverse, say Putnam and Feldstein, it's more important than ever to grow "social capital," whether by traditional or more innovative means. The people profiled in Better Together are doing just that, and their stories illustrate the extraordinary power of social networks for enabling people to improve their lives and the lives of those around them.
    Bible (Children's) (USED)

    Bible (Children's) (USED)

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    These favorite stories from the Bible, brimming with adventure and wonder, recount how God revealed Himself to His people. Children will delight in the richly colorful and playful illustrations on every page, each bringing to life a timeless story for them to enjoy over and over again. The large square format, gold corners on the cover, and padded hardcover binding signal this as a special treasury of Bible stories that makes a lovely gift or a volume that families will value for a lifetime.

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    Bigger Than T. Rex; The Discovery of Gigantosaurus: The Biggest Meat-Eating Dinosaur Ever Found (USED)

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    In 1993, a giant bone was discovered by an amateur fossil hunter in the
    badlands of central Argentina. The two paleontologists who were summoned to the
    site thought it was the thigh of a plant-eating dinosaur, but further
    examination showed it to be the shin of a previously unknown species of
    predatory dinosaur. "Bigger Than T-Rex" is an account of the excavation of
    the fossil and the subsequent reconstruction of a dinosaur thought to have been
    bigger, heavier, and fiercer than the reigning "king" of the meat-eaters,
    "Tyrannosaurus rex." In clear, easy-to-follow language, dinosaur expert
    Don Lessem explains how the scientists drew conclusions about the size and
    habits of the new species, how they came to give it its
    name- "Giganotosaurus" -and how it compared to other dinosaurs. Illustrated
    with color photographs of the excavation and meticulously painted
    reconstructions of "Giganotosaurus" and other species, here is
    up-to-the-minute news about dinosaur discoveries for dinophiles of all ages.
    Bobby Brown Beauty (USED)

    Bobby Brown Beauty (USED)

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    In this manual, Bobbi Brown strikes conventional thinking about beauty. To her way of thinking, there is no one "perfect" beauty standard but countless expressions of personalized beauty. Bobbi helps readers recognize their own remarkable beauty traits and develop their own natural beauty styles. She also analyzes the styles of some of the most celebrated beauties of the past--Marilyn Monroe, Jackie Onassis, Grace Kelly--and of our time--Christy Turlington, Demi Moore, and Kate Moss.
    Boy's Passage, Man's Journey (USED)

    Boy's Passage, Man's Journey (USED)

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    Discover how to design and implement a positive plan for your son's development, using the powerful principles of mentoring, intentional blessing, and rites of passage, so that he becomes the man God created him to be.

    Without guidance, a boy's transition from childhood to manhood is dangerous and confusing. With tragic results, today's boys rarely learn from the adults closest to them what it means to become a man. In this celebratory and hopeful book, parents and other concerned adults learn how to guide boys and young men on their journey to maturity.

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    Bushwhacked; Life in George W. Bush's America (USED)

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    A simultaneously rollicking and sobering indictment of the policies of President George W. Bush, Bushwhacked chronicles the destructive impact of the Bush administration on the very people who put him in the White House in the first place. Here are the ties that connected Bush to Enron, yes, but here, too, is the story of the woman who walks six miles to the unemployment office daily, wondering what happened to the economic security Bush promised. Here are reports on failed nation-building missions in Kabul and Baghdad. Here, too, the story of a rancher who has fallen prey to a Bush-Cheney interior department that is perhaps a wee bit too cozy with the oil industry. Bushwhacked is highly original and entirely thought-provoking essential reading for anyone living in George W. Bush's America."
    Changing Difference (USED)

    Changing Difference (USED)

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    'Woman' has never been able to define herself any other way than in terms of the violence done to her. In this work Malabou begins with philosophy, asking: what is the life of a woman philosopher?

    Choice, Chance & Organizational Change (USED)

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    Strengthen competitiveness through evolutionary, rather than revolutionary, change. Change is the only constant in life and in business, and author Clay Carr has a surprising solution to handling the tangled problem to managing organizational change: look to nature for guidance! Carr provides a fresh approach to change management by applying the concepts of biological evolution to organizational evolution.
    Clinton, Inc. (USED)

    Clinton, Inc. (USED)

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    Weekly Standard editor Daniel Halper provides a meticulously researched account of the brilliant calculations, secret deals, and occasionally treacherous maneuverings that led to the Clintons' return to political prominence.

    In the twelve years since the Clintons left the White House, they have gone from being virtually penniless to multi-millionaires, and are arguably the most popular politicians in America--respected and feared by Republicans and Democrats alike. But behind that rise is a never-before-told story of strategic cleverness, reckless gambles, and an unquenchable thirst for political power.

    Investigative reporter Daniel Halper uses a wealth of research, exclusive documents, and detailed interviews with close friends, allies, and enemies of the Clintons to reveal the strategy they used and the deals they made to turn their political fortunes around. Clinton, Inc. exposes the relationship between President Obama, the Bush family, and the Clintons--and what it means for the future; how Bill and Hillary are laying the groundwork for the upcoming presidential campaign; how Vice President Biden and other Democrats are trying to maneuver around her; Chelsea's political future; the Clintons' skillful media management; the Clintons' marriage and why it has survived; and an inside look at the Clinton's financial backers and hidden corporate enterprises.

    Clinton, Inc. is the key to understanding America's most powerful political couple.

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    Common As Air; Revolution, Art and Ownership (USED)

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    Common as Air offers a stirring defense of our cultural commons, that vast store of art and ideas we have inherited from the past and continue to enrich in the present. Suspicious of the current idea that all creative work is intellectual property, Lewis Hyde turns to America's Founding Fathers--men like Adams, Madison, and Jefferson--in search of other ways to imagine the fruits of human wit and imagination. What he discovers is a rich tradition in which knowledge was assumed to be a commonwealth, not a private preserve.
    For the founders, democratic self-governance itself demanded open and easy access to ideas. So did the growth of creative communities such as that of eighteenth-century science. And so did the flourishing of public persons, the very actors whose civic virtue brought the nation into being.
    In this lively, carefully argued, and well-documented book, Hyde brings the past to bear on present matters, shedding fresh light on everything from the Human Genome Project to Bob Dylan's musical roots. Common as Air allows us to stand on the shoulders of America's revolutionary giants and thus to see beyond today's narrow debates over cultural ownership. What it reveals is nothing less than a vision of how to reclaim the commonwealth of art and ideas that we were meant to inherit.

    Confessions of an Economic Hitman (USED)

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    Conflicts of Interests; The Politics of American Education (USED)

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    Countdown to the Principalship (USED)

    Countdown to the Principalship (USED)

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    This book displays tools and templates for planning, organizing, and monitoring a beginning principal's daily tasks.
    Crisis of Character

    Crisis of Character

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    In this runaway #1 New York Times bestseller, former secret service officer Gary Byrne, who was posted directly outside President Clinton's oval office, reveals what he observed of Hillary Clinton's character and the culture inside the White House while protecting the First Family in CRISIS OF CHARACTER, the most anticipated book of the 2016 election.
    Declaration of Independence From A to Z (USED)

    Declaration of Independence From A to Z (USED)

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    J is for Jefferson and S is for signatures in this illustrated children's picture book that traces the events leading up to the Declaration of Independence and its subsequent profound impact. Unlike alphabet books that string together unrelated facts, this one actually tells the story of how our nation's founding document came to be.

    Dinosaurs (USED)

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    Discover Snakes (USED)

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    Discovery of the Bismark (USED)

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    From the author of The New York Times bestseller The Discovery of the Titanic, here is the dramatic, first-person account of Ballard's latest historic undersea discovery--the remains of Nazi Germany's legendary sunken battleship, the Bismarck, captured in a spectacular, full-color volume. 400 photographs.

    Do You Know Your Dog? A Breed-by-Breed Guide (USED)

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    Engaging Teachers in Classroom Walkthroughs (USED)

    Engaging Teachers in Classroom Walkthroughs (USED)

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    Engaging Teachers in Classroom Walkthroughs is a practical guide to planning and implementing brief but focused classroom observations that involves teachers in every step of the process. Drawing from their study of 40 schools in the United States and Canada, the authors show how administrators and teacher leaders moved teachers from resisting to embracing the practice. Readers will learn how to

  • Foster a school culture that supports walkthroughs.
  • Implement the components of successful walkthroughs, such as focus and look-fors, data collection methods, and meaningful follow-up strategies.
  • Get all teachers involved and actively participating.
  • * Evaluate the walkthrough process and measure its effectiveness.
  • Use walkthroughs to support professional development related to the Common Core State Standards.

    This book demonstrates that when teachers learn from one another in a cycle of continuous professional growth--through observation, shared inquiry, dialogue, and follow-up--they develop a sense of collegiality and a common mission. By opening their doors to their peers, they also contribute to broader school improvement efforts that positively affect teaching and learning throughout the school.

  • Find Me (USED)

    Find Me (USED)

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    Part memoir, part mystery, 'Find Me' is a tale of a friendship between a troubled young woman and a celebrity obsessed with helping her. Rosie O'Donnell's candid memoir is a topsy-turvy tale of mistaken identities and strange psychological illnesses that may or may not exist.

    First Encyclopedia of Science (USED)

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    Flowerng Plants (USED)

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    This series meets National Curriculum Standard for: Science: Earth and Space Science Life Science Physical Science Science as Inquiry
    Forced Exit (USED)

    Forced Exit (USED)

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    Forced Exit exposes the false premise of the euthanasia movement to make a compelling case against assisted suicide.

    Led by advocates of "the right to die" such as Jack Kevorkian and Derek Humphrey, America is embroiled in a heated debate over assisted suicide. Wesley Smith argues that this is not just a compassionate response to those in terrible pain. Instead, Americans must consider the context within which euthanasia would be performed -- the profit-driven U.S. health-care system -- and the inevitable shift toward a policy of legalized killing that will target the handicapped, the mentally ill, and the poor.

    Forced Exit reveals the horrors of the Netherlands, where 8.5% of all deaths are attributed to assisted suicide and where Dutch doctors have rapidly moved from euthanizing the terminally ill, to the chronically ill, to the depressed with no organic disease, to killing infants born with birth defects.

    Smith reveals positive alternatives: easy access to hospice care for the dying, effective pain control, and independent living for the disabled. And he profiles people who have considered suicide the only choice, but after receiving proper care and assistance have gone on to lead full and satisfying lives.

    Generation at the Crossroads; Apathy and Action on the American Campus (USED)

    Generation at the Crossroads; Apathy and Action on the American Campus (USED)

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    Challenging prevailing media stereotypes, Generation at the Crossroads explores the beliefs and choices of the students who came of age in the 1980s and 1990s. For seven years, at over a hundred campuses in thirty states, Paul Loeb asked students about the values they held. He examines their concepts of responsibility, the links they draw between present and future, and how they view themselves in relation to the larger human community in which they live. He brings us a range of voices, from "I'm not that kind of person, " to "I had to take a stand." Loeb looks at how the rest of us can serve young people as better role models, and given them courage and vision to help build a better world. This insightful book explores the culture of withdrawal that dominated American campuses through most of the eighties. He locates its roots in historical ignorance, relentless individualism, mistrust of social movements, and a general isolation from urgent realities. He examines why a steadily increasing minority has begun to take on critical public issues, whether environmental activism, apartheid, hunger and homelessness, affordable education, or racial and sexual equity. Loeb looks at individuals who have overcome precisely the barriers he has described, and how their journeys can become models. The generational choices he explores will shape our common future.
    Generation of Swine; Gonzo Papers Vol. 2: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the 80's (USED)

    Generation of Swine; Gonzo Papers Vol. 2: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the 80's (USED)

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    A running tally of the folly of the 80's, the decade known for men of "huge brains, small necks, weak muscles and fat wallets." -- "NY Times Book Review"

    Gift To America (USED)

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    Girl's Guide to Life (USED)

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    Going Rogue (USED)

    Going Rogue (USED)

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    Going Rogue is the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir from Sarah Palin, one of America's most beloved and controversial political figures. Now with new material, Going Rogue offers plain talk from a true American original about her life, her career, and the future of the country she loves.
    Grandmothers Are Like Snowflakes (USED)

    Grandmothers Are Like Snowflakes (USED)

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    When a child is born, a miracle happens--someone becomes a grandmother!

    For first-time grandmas, beloved veterans, or grandmas-in-waiting, this warm, wonderful book captures all the joy and humor of one of a woman's most life-altering experiences. Heartwarming observations from such famous names as Margaret Mead, Jane Russell, and Margaret Thatcher; poems to copy and stick on the refrigerator; words of advice to accidentally leave on a daughter-in-law's kitchen table, suggestions to smooth the rough times or increase the joy, it's all here to read and treasure.

    Don't miss . . .

    - Special things only a grandmother can do

    - Family history a grandmother can pass on

    - A precious gift every child needs from a grandmother

    - Secret satisfactions a grandmother feels

    - How a grandmother can act even wiser than she is

    And more!

    Greatest Generation (USED)

    Greatest Generation (USED)

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    In this bestseller which touched the heart of a nation--now in paperback--Brokaw tells the story of a generation, America's citizen heroes and heroines who came of age during the Great Depression and the Second World War and went on to build modern America.
    Hard Green; Saving the Environment from the Environmentalists (USED)

    Hard Green; Saving the Environment from the Environmentalists (USED)

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    This book sets out the case for Hard Green, a conservative environmental agenda. Modern environmentalism, Peter Huber argues, destroys the environment. Captured as it has been by the Soft Green oligarchy of scientists, regulators, and lawyers, modern environmentalism does not conserve forests, oceans, lakes, and streams - it hastens their destruction. For all its scientific pretension, Soft Green is not green at all. Its effects are the opposites of green.This book lays out the alternative: a return to Yellowstone and the National Forests, the original environmentalism of Theodore Roosevelt and the conservation movement. Chapter by chapter, Hard Green takes on the big issues of environmental discourse from scarcity and pollution to efficiency and waste disposal. This is the Hard Green manifesto: Rediscover T.R. Reaffirm the conservationist ethic. Expose the Soft Green fallacy. Reverse the Soft Green agenda. Save the environment from the environmentalists.
    Hello, Wally (USED)

    Hello, Wally (USED)

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    Helping Children Overcome Learning Difficulties (USED)

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    Highly praised by parents and educators, Rosner's classic handbook has sold over 80,000 copies. This revised edition has been extensively updated and expanded to include a wealth of new activities to help children with "enigmatic learning problems"--learning disabilities, dyslexia, attention deficit disorder. Graphs, charts, tests.
    Heroes of Hurricane Katrina (10 True Tales) (USED)

    Heroes of Hurricane Katrina (10 True Tales) (USED)

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    Ten true stories of real-life heroes during Hurricane Katrina!

    Donald Colletti and Jimmy Pitre are forced to flee their flooded houses as Hurricane Katrina devastates their beloved city of New Orleans. But rather than seek shelter, the two brave men put their lives on the line to rescue hundreds of their neighbors.As Coast Guard helicopter 6514 is buffeted by severe winds, rescue swimmer Laurence Nettles is lowered into the dangerous waters with one goal in mind -- save the lives of a family with an infant who are stranded in a damaged boat.Cut off from outside help for days, the valiant medical staff at Lindy Boggs Medical Center -- which is cut off by rising floodwaters and cripped by a power failure -- fight desperately to keep more than 100 patients alive.These and other real-life heroes risked their lives to save others during Hurricane Katrina, the most catastrophic natural disaster in United States history. You will never forget their courageous true stories.

    Horace's School; Redesigning the American High School (USED)

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    A plan for school reform that respects the best traditions of secondary schooling and urges us to do far more in prepairing adolesants for the future.
    Hot, Flat, and Crowded; Why We Need a Green Revolution-and How It Can Renew America (USED)

    Hot, Flat, and Crowded; Why We Need a Green Revolution-and How It Can Renew America (USED)

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    Thomas L. Friedman's phenomenal number-one bestseller The World Is Flat has helped millions of readers to see the world in a new way. In his brilliant, essential new book, Friedman takes a fresh and provocative look at two of the biggest challenges we face today: America's surprising loss of focus and national purpose since 9/11; and the global environmental crisis, which is affecting everything from food to fuel to forests. In this groundbreaking account of where we stand now, he shows us how the solutions to these two big problems are linked--how we can restore the world and revive America at the same time.

    Friedman explains how global warming, rapidly growing populations, and the astonishing expansion of the world's middle class through globalization have produced a planet that is "hot, flat, and crowded." Already the earth is being affected in ways that threaten to make it dangerously unstable. In just a few years, it will be too late to fix things--unless the United States steps up now and takes the lead in a worldwide effort to replace our wasteful, inefficient energy practices with a strategy for clean energy, energy efficiency, and conservation that Friedman calls Code Green.

    This is a great challenge, Friedman explains, but also a great opportunity, and one that America cannot afford to miss. Not only is American leadership the key to the healing of the earth; it is also our best strategy for the renewal of America.

    In vivid, entertaining chapters, Friedman makes it clear that the green revolution we need is like no revolution the world has seen. It will be the biggest innovation project in American history; it will be hard, not easy; and it will change everything from what you put into your car to what you see on your electric bill. But the payoff for America will be more than just cleaner air. It will inspire Americans to something we haven't seen in a long time--nation-building in America--by summoning the intelligence, creativity, boldness, and concern for the common good that are our nation's greatest natural resources.

    Hot, Flat, and Crowded is classic Thomas L. Friedman: fearless, incisive, forward-looking, and rich in surprising common sense about the challenge--and the promise--of the future.

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    eter Jennings and Todd Brewster conceived of this fascinating book long before the events of September 11th. But watching America respond to one of the worst attacks in its history deepened the meaning of their project. Now, more than ever, Americans need to treasure their way of life, and to reacquaint themselves with the founding ideas that united and sustained this country in its struggle for independence two hundred and twenty-five years ago. In Search of America explores the basic ideals that drive and define the American character. Exquisitely designed, lavishly illustrated with photographs, and peppered with fascinating sidebars, this superb blend of eyewitness reporting and history is a significant, timely achievement. In Search of America is a splendid and provocative journey, one that will assure each and every American that though the principles of our great nation may be shaken, molded, adapted, and assaulted, remarkably, they endure.
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    Imponderables
    The Solution to the Mysteries
    of Everyday Life

    Did you ever wonder why you never see baby pigeons? Or why a thumbs-up gesture means "OK"? At last the solutions to some of life's most baffling questions are gathered here in one volume. Written in an informative and entertaining style and illustrated with drawings that are clearly to the point, "Imponderables" gets to the bottom of everyday life's mysteries, among them:

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  • Which fruits are in Juicy Fruit' gum?
  • Why does an X stand for a kiss?
  • Why don't cats like to swim?
  • Why do other people hear our voices differently than we do?

    Dictionaries, encyclopedias, and almanacs don't have the answers --"Imponderables" does! And in answering such questions, it touches on an astonishing variety of subjects, including sports, science, history, politics, television, radio, and much more. No trivial pursuit, "Imponderables "takes a surprising, illuminating, and humorous look at ourselves and the world around us.