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    6 below

    92
    L548m
    2017

    6 below : miracle on the mountain

    LeMarque, Eric, 1969- author.

    In this first-person account, former Olympian Eric LeMarque recounts a harrowing tale of survival--of eight days in the frozen wilderness, of losing his legs to frostbite, and coming face-to-face with death. But Eric's ordeal on the mountain was only part of his struggle for survival--as he reveals, with startling candor, an even more harrowing and inspiring tale of fame and addiction, healing and triumph.--From publisher description.

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    The accidental president

    92
    T867a
    2018

    The accidental president Harry s. truman and the four months that changed the world

    Baime, A.J.

    This book takes readers into Truman's situation room during a tumultuous 120 days of the founding of the U.N., the fall of Berlin, victory at Okinawa, the Nazi surrender, the Potsdam conference, the liberation of concentration camps, the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the end of WWII.

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    African kingdoms

    960.03
    AD232a
    2018

    African kingdoms : an encyclopedia of empires and civilizations

    Aderinto, Saheed, ed.

    An encyclopedia of Africa's past.

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    Al sharpton

    323
    J17a
    2018

    Al sharpton

    Jacoby, Randolph

    The Reverend Al Sharpton is a flamboyant and controversial figure who for decades has led protest marches and demonstrations to draw attention to injustices committed against the African-American community.

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    Amazing arachnids

    595.44
    C875a
    2018

    Amazing arachnids

    Cowles, Jillian, author, photographer.

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    Arthur

    636.708
    L747a
    2018

    Arthur : the dog who crossed the jungle to find a home

    Lindnord, Mikael, author.

    When you are racing 435 miles through the jungles and mountains of South America, the last thing you need is a stray dog tagging along. But that's exactly what happened to Mikael Lindnord, captain of a Swedish adventure racing team, when he threw a scruffy but dignified mongrel a meatball one afternoon. When they left the next day, the dog followed. Try as they might, they couldn't lose him - and soon Mikael realised that he didn't want to. Crossing rivers, battling illness and injury, and struggling through some of the toughest terrain on the planet, the team and the dog walked together towards the finish line, where Mikael decided he would save Arthur and bring him back to his family in Sweden, whatever it took.

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    Billy the Kid

    92
    B599i
    2018

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    Blind spot

    813.6
    P499b
    #3
    2018

    Blind spot

    Pettrey, Dani.

    When FBI agent Declan Grey's investigation of a terrorist cell leads him to an insular immigrant community, he turns to crisis counselor Tanner Shaw for help in stopping a deadly plot.

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    BMX

    796.6
    W598b
    2018

    BMX

    Whiting, Jim, 1943-

    "An in-depth survey of the popular extreme sport of bicycle motocross, from its teenaged origins to its current Olympic presence, as well as its rules, records, and famous bikers"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Bunny boy and me

    636.932
    L318b
    2018

    Bunny boy and me : my triumph over chronic pain with the help of the world's unluckiest, luckiest rabbit

    Laracy, Nancy, author.

    "Diagnosed with fibromyalgia in her mid-thirties, Nancy Laracy adopts a rabbit, Bunny Boy, who ends up saving her life--literally. When the rug is pulled under from Nancy Laracy, a busy wife and mother of two who is diagnosed with a mixed connective tissue disease and fibromyalgia in her mid-thirties, she rebelliously adopts a baby red satin rabbit, Bunny Boy. So begins a deep, magical, and lifelong bond, where Bunny Boy and Nancy become inseparable companions in pain management. As Nancy battles her debilitating chronic pain, Bunny Boy is diagnosed with a similar incurable autoimmune disease, developing a severe jaw abscess. Despite the fact that bunnies are known for succumbing to their fear and pain during medical treatment, Bunny Boy fights through countless surgeries with the heart of a lion, even helping to pioneer a cutting-edge medical treatment that, once made available to humans, would save Nancy's life. Despite Bunny Boy's illness, he lives boldly with joie de vivre without a care for his pain, gamboling about the house where he runs free. As they grow closer in sickness and in health, Bunny Boy shows Nancy how to reclaim her own zest for life and overcome her disease, as well as dozens of other patients in a rehabilitation center when he becomes a therapy rabbit. A poignant story of resiliency, deep love, and faith in miracles, Bunny Boy and Me is a heartwarming tale of the unluckiest, luckiest rabbit who defied the odds and made a difference"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Careers in sports medicine & training

    617.102
    SAI63c
    2018

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    Carnival

    394.25
    R521c
    2018

    Carnival

    Richardson, Betsy, author.

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    Christmas & Hanukkah

    394.2663
    R521c
    2018

    Christmas & Hanukkah

    Richardson, Betsy, author.

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    Coretta Scott King

    323
    R622c
    2018

    Coretta Scott King

    Rivers, Lawrence

    After her husband's death, Coretta Scott King perpetuated his message of peace and equality for all Americans, living a life dedicated to public service until her death in 2006.

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    Dead drift

    813.6
    P499d
    #4
    2018

    Dead drift

    Pettrey, Dani, author.

    Seven years ago, operative Luke Gallagher vanished to become part of an elite team set on capturing a deadly terrorist. When Luke returns to face those he left behind, their help becomes his only hope of stopping his target's latest threat of an attack that would shake America to its core.

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    Deviced!

    303.4833
    D645d
    2018

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    The dictionary of body language

    153.6903
    N322d
    2018

    The dictionary of body language : a field guide to human behavior

    Navarro, Joe, 1953- author.

    "From former FBI agent and bestselling author Joe Navarro comes the essential book for decoding human behavior, revealing the more than 400 essential body language indicators"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Dream science

    612.821
    P133d
    2018

    Dream science : exploring the forms of consciousness

    Pagel, James F., author.

    This book examines the cognitive science of dreaming and offers an evidence-based view of the phenomenon.

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    Dreamland

    612.8
    R188d
    2018

    Dreamland : adventures in the strange science of sleep

    Randall, David K.

    Examines the complex world of sleep and discusses whether or not women sleep differently than men and if killing someone while sleepwalking would count as murder.

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    Easter, Passover & festivals of hope

    394.265
    R521e
    2018

    Easter, Passover & festivals of hope

    Richardson, Betsy, author.

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    Endangered species

    578.68
    R188e
    2018

    Endangered species : a reference handbook

    Randall, Jan A., author.

    The continuous decline of species creates a decline in biodiversity. This loss of variety in plants, animals, and microorganisms affects human survival in ways the average person cannot imagine. Randall examines the seriousness of the rapid losses of biodiversity, as well as the history and background of efforts to protect imperiled species and the habitats in which they reside. She includes references to current polices of the Endangered Species Act, and the politics that may affect the ESA in future.

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    Exploring positive psychology

    150.19
    R979e
    2018

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    Four princes

    940.232
    N892f
    2018

    Four princes Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent and the obsessions that forged modern europe

    Norwich, John Julius

    "A fascinating...biography of four of the greatest monarchs of the Renaissance by this true master of narrative history."

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    The golden age of piracy

    910.4
    H432g
    2018

    The golden age of piracy : the rise, fall, and enduring popularity of pirates

    David Head

    "Twelve scholars of piracy show why pirates thrived in the New World seas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century empires, how pirates operated their plundering ventures, how governments battled piracy, and when and why piracy declined. The essays presented take the study of piracy, which can eaisly lapse into rousing, romanticized stories, to new heights of rigor and insight. The Golden Age of Piracy also delves into the enduring status of pirates as pop culture icons. Audiences have devoured stories about cutthroats such as Blackbeard and Henry Morgan from the time that pirates sailed the sea. By looking at the ideas of gender and sexuality surrounding the pirate stories, the fad for hunting pirate treasure, and the construction of pirate myths, the book's contributors tell a new story about the dangerous men, and a few dnagerous women, who terrorized the high seas"--Cover.

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    Growing up a girl

    305.235
    H313s
    2018

    Growing up a girl

    Harris, Duchess, author.

    "... looks at the differences between the girl and boy experiences of growing up and the steps people can take to address sexist practices."--Provided by publisher.

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    Guinness world records 2019

    032
    G964
    2018

    Guinness world records 2019

    "The world's most popular record book is back with thousands of new categories and newly broken records, covering everything from outer space to sporting greats via Instagram, fidget spinners and all manner of human marvels. Inside you'll find hundreds of never-before-seen photographs and countless facts, figures, stats and trivia waiting for you on every action-packed page. Guinness World Records 2019 is the ultimate snapshot of our world today."--Publisher's description.

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    Halloween & remembrances of the dead

    394.26
    R521h
    2018

    Halloween & remembrances of the dead

    Richardson, Betsy, author.

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    HANSONS FIRST MARATHON : STEP UP TO 26. 2 THE HANSONS WAY

    796.42
    H926h
    2018

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    The healthiest people on earth

    613.2
    W395h
    2018

    The healthiest people on earth : your guide to living 10 years longer with Adventist family secrets and plant-based recipes

    Weeks, John Howard, 1949- author.

    "In The Healthiest People on Earth, Weeks shares the secrets of how anyone, anywhere, can create a "Blue Zone" of their own and live a longer, healthier life. A lively read full of exclusive family stories, gainful tips and tricks, happy home remedies, and plant-based recipes, this book will be your first step on the journey to a longer, healthier, more fulfilling life."-- Provided by publisher.

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    Hidden peril

    813.54
    H246h
    #2
    2018

    Hidden peril

    Hannon, Irene, author.

    As teenagers, Kristin Dane and her two best friends took a vow to make the world a better place. Twenty years later, she's fulfilling that pledge through her fair trade shop that features products from around the world. All is well until, one by one, people connected to the shop begin dying.

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    The how not to die cookbook

    641.563
    G818h
    2018

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    How to choose your major

    378.2
    G424h
    2018

    How to choose your major

    Ghilani, Mary E., 1958- author.

    "Guide students through the career decision-making process as it pertains to college choices with this manual that helps students identify interest, skills, and values; conduct career research; and prepare for a profession after graduation. Entering the workforce after college can be scary to say the least, especially if a graduate is unprepared or ill-equipped to seek out an appropriate career path or job opportunity. This practical manual dispenses invaluable tips, strategies, and advice to students preparing for the job market by guiding choices impacting academic courses, fields of study, and future marketability. Author Mary E. Ghilani wisely describes how college majors relate to employment and introduces the eight "Career Ready" competencies sought by employers in new graduates. Written by a 25-year veteran in the field of career counseling, this guidebook helps students undecided about their future navigate the intimidating journey from college to career readiness. Content explores the best strategies and tips for choosing a career, ways to overcome common career indecisiveness, suggestions for careers based on personality type, and the latest employment projections and salary figures. Chapters for students with atypical circumstances--such as older adults, veterans, those with criminal records, and those with special needs--examine the unique paths available to them as they define their skills and launch their careers after graduation. Features: Features personal career stories of several well-known individuals; Introduces a five-step schematic that illustrates the career decision-making process; Identifies the best careers for your personality style; Lays out the steps involved in choosing a major; Illustrates the relationship between college majors and careers"--The publisher.

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    How to fix anything

    643.7
    P831h
    2018

    How to fix anything : essential home repairs anyone can do

    Hearst Books

    "This handy guide covers the essential household repairs that homeowners need to know. From easy fixes like tightening loose door hinges to more involved project such as bleeding your brakes, you'll learn how to handle issues in any room in the house, garage, and yard as well as simple lessons in plumbing and electricity. Throughout the book, Popular Mechanics Senior Home Editor Roy Berendsohn answers questions about the trickiest fix-its, including how to deal with recurring ceiling cracks and get rid of a garbage disposal stench that just won't go away. You'll also find unexpected hacks, like using grass clippings to fix a flat bike tire or a golf tee to fill a stripped screw hole."--Page [4] of cover.

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    Independence days

    394.26
    R521i
    2018

    Independence days

    Richardson, Betsy, author.

    "This series explores the meanings and celebrations of holidays across religions and cultures around the world. It groups the holidays into volumes according to theme or by their common human experience. Each volume introduces readers to the origins, history, and common practices associated with the holidays before embarking on a worldwide tour that shows the regional variations and distinctive celebrations within specific countries. The reader will learn how these holidays started, what they mean to the people who celebrate them, and how different cultures celebrate them"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Jackie Robinson

    92
    Rb58j
    2018

    Jackie Robinson : an integrated life

    Schutz, J. Christopher, author.

    "Jackie Robinson's story is not only a compelling drama of heroism, but also as a template of the African American freedom struggle. A towering athletic talent, Robinson's greater impact was on preparing the way for the civil rights reform wave following WWII. But Robinson's story has always been far more complex than the public perception has allowed. Brooklyn Dodgers executive Branch Rickey famously told the young Robinson that he was "looking for a ballplayer with guts enough not to fight back." J. Christopher Schutz reveals the real Robinson, as a more defiant, combative spirit than simply the "turn the other cheek" compliant "credit to his race." The triumph of Robinson's inclusion in the white Major Leagues (which presaged blacks' later inclusion in the broader society) also included the slow demise of black-owned commercial enterprise in the Negro Leagues (which likewise presaged the unrecoverable loss of other important black institutions after civil rights gains). Examining this key figure at the crossroads of baseball and civil rights histories, Schutz provides a cohesive exploration of the man and the times that made him great." -- (Source of summary not specified)

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    James Farmer

    323
    SCH326j
    2018

    James Farmer

    Schermerhorn, Judy

    James Farmer formed the Congress of Racial Equality and held defiant yet peaceful protests for the purpose of ending segregation in housing, restaurants, and othe rpublic facilties. The organization emerged as a major force in teh civil rights movement.

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    Jesse Jackson

    326
    J17j
    2018

    Jesse Jackson

    Jacoby, Randolph

    The Reverend Jesse Jackson is one of the most articulate and recognizable figures of the civil rights movement.

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    Joey

    267.13
    B646j
    2018

    Joey : how a blind rescue horse helped others learn to see

    Bleakley, Jennifer Marshall.

    With her fledgling horse ranch, Hope Reins, in dire financial trouble, the last thing Kim Tschirret needed was one more problem. But when she met Joey, a former prizewinning jumper who had been abandoned, neglected, and malnourished to the point of blindness, she saw in him the same God-given potential she saw in every abused and abandoned child her ministry was created to serve.

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    Korean phrase book & dictionary

    495.7
    B515k
    2018

    Korean phrase book & dictionary

    Over 8.000 words and phrases in Korean

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    Learning web design

    005.72
    R632L
    2018

    Learning web design : a beginner's guide to HTML, CSS, Javascript, and web graphics

    Niederst Robbins, Jennifer, author.

    Do you want to build web pages but have no prior experience? This friendly guide is the perfect place to start. You€€™ll begin at square one, learning how the web and web pages work, and then steadily build from there. By the end of the book, you€€™ll have the skills to create a simple site with multicolumn pages that adapt for mobile devices. Each chapter provides exercises to help you learn various techniques and short quizzes to make sure you understand key concepts. This thoroughly revised edition is ideal for students and professionals of all backgrounds and skill levels. It is simple and clear enough for beginners, yet thorough enough to be a useful reference for experienced developers keeping their skills up to date.

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    Leaving Cloud 9

    92
    Sy985L
    2018

    Leaving Cloud 9 : the true story of a life resurrected from the ashes of poverty, trauma, and mental illness

    Andersen, Ericka, author.

    Describes how Rick Sylvester, after enduring a childhood of poverty and abuse, struggled through adulthood until he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and shares how he was able to overcome the odds to live a rewarding life.

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    Lent, Yom Kippur & days of repentance

    394.265
    R521L
    2018

    Lent, Yom Kippur & days of repentance

    Richardson, Betsy, author.

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    Living with OCD

    616.85
    AN5431
    2018

    Living with OCD

    Andersen, Michelle Garcia, author.

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    Malcolm X

    320.54
    R318m
    2018

    Malcolm X

    Redmond, Jillian

    During the 1960's , as a spokesperson for a black religious group known as the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X argued against the nonviolent tactics favored by most civil rights leaders.

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    Male privilege

    305.32
    H313m
    2018

    Male privilege

    Harris, Duchess, author.

    Men receive certain privileges that impact the daily lives of women and keep women in lower positions in society. This book looks at the history of male privilege, the current issues surrounding this topic, and steps people can take to eliminate sexist practices -- Provided by publisher.

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    Marking the religious New Year

    394.265
    R521m
    2018

    Marking the religious New Year

    Richardson, Betsy, author.

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