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Born to Be Good: The Science... - Dacher Keltner

Born to Be Good: The Science...Dacher Keltner

“A landmark book in the science of emotions and its implications for ethics and human universals.”—Library Journal, starred reviewIn this startling study of human emotion, Dacher Keltner investigates an unanswered question of human evolutio… more

Born to Be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life
Dacher Keltner
W. W. Norton & Company , English
The Merciful Scar - Rebecca St. James, Nancy Rue

The Merciful ScarRebecca St. James, Nancy Rue

Kirsten has spent her life trying to forget. But mercy begs her to remember.When she was in high school, a terrible accident fractured her family, and the only relief Kirsten could find was carving tiny lines into her skin, burying her pain… more

The Merciful Scar
Rebecca St. James, Nancy Rue
Thomas Nelson , English
The Man Who Flew the Memphis... - Robert Morgan, Ron Powers

The Man Who Flew the Memphis...Robert Morgan, Ron Powers

Bring[s] a new perspective to World War II literature…Exciting” — Library Journal. A powerful chronicle of loyalty, love, and heroism under fire, this is the unforgettable memoir of a member of the Greatest Generation who fought in Am… more

The Man Who Flew the Memphis Belle: Memoir of a WWII Bomber Pilot
Robert Morgan, Ron Powers
NAL , English
Script into Performance: A S... - Richard Hornby

Script into Performance: A S...Richard Hornby

An analysis of script interpretation for the theater. The text includes theories on performance as well as examples from the works of Shelley, Ibsen and Pinter. In his new preface, Hornby laments the modernization of classic plays which he… more

Script into Performance: A Structuralist Approach
Richard Hornby
Applause Theatre & Cinema Books , English
Peace Education, "2d Ed." - Ian M. Harris

Peace Education, "2d Ed."Ian M. Harris

The world has changed dramatically since the 1988 first edition of this work (“valuable…breaks fresh ground in educational reform”—Library Journal). The very notion of what is meant by peace, at least domestically, has been profoundly aff… more

Peace Education, “2d Ed.”
Ian M. Harris
McFarland & Company , English
A Guide to the Bodhisattva W... - Santideva

A Guide to the Bodhisattva W...Santideva

In the whole of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, there is no single treatise more deeply revered or widely practiced than A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life. Composed in the eighth century by the Indian Bodhisattva Santideva, it became a… more

A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life
Snow Lion , English
Furious Improvisation - Susan Quinn

Furious ImprovisationSusan Quinn

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Under the direction of a five-foot redheaded firecracker, Hallie Flanagan, the Federal Theater Project managed to turn a WPA relief program into a platform for some of the most inventive and cutting-edge theater of its time. This daring exp… more

Furious Improvisation
Susan Quinn
Walker Books , English
The Children of the Sky (Zon... - Vernor Vinge

The Children of the Sky (Zon...Vernor Vinge

After nearly twenty years, Vernor Vinge has produced an enthralling sequel to his memorable bestselling novel A Fire Upon the Deep.Ten years have passed on Tines World, where Ravna Bergnsdot and a number of human children ended up after a d… more

The Children of the Sky (Zones of Thought)
Vernor Vinge
Tor Books , English
The Corpus Conundrum (A thir... - Albert A. Bell Jr

The Corpus Conundrum (A thir...Albert A. Bell Jr

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By the author of The Blood of Caesar, named a Best Mystery of 2008 by Library Journal. While out hunting at his estate in Laurentum, Pliny finds a man’s body. The man appears lifeless, but Pliny cannot find a cause of death. He locks the bo… more

The Corpus Conundrum (A third case from the notebooks of Pliny the Younger Book 3)
Albert A. Bell Jr
Ingalls Publishing Group, Inc , English
Juliette - Marquis de Sade

JulietteMarquis de Sade

“An amazing sequence of imaginatively bizarre sexual adventures punctuated by philosophical and theological digression. Mlle. De Maupin, Lolita, Candy—all pale beside Juliette.”—Library Journal

Marquis de Sade
Grove Press , English
The Children of the Sky (Zon... - Vernor Vinge

The Children of the Sky (Zon...Vernor Vinge

After nearly twenty years, Vernor Vinge has produced an enthralling sequel to his memorable bestselling novel A Fire Upon the Deep.Ten years have passed on Tines World, where Ravna Bergnsdot and a number of human children ended up after a d… more

The Children of the Sky (Zones of Thought)
Vernor Vinge
Tor Books , English
Isaac Asimov's Guide to Eart... - Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov's Guide to Eart...Isaac Asimov

A wide-ranging exploration of our universe — from “what makes the wind blow?” to “how was the moon formed?” — in questions-and-answer format, written in vintage Asimov style. “A fine introduction to modern astronomical theory.” — LIBRARYmore

Isaac Asimov’s Guide to Earth and Space
Isaac Asimov
Fawcett , English
Identity Theft: How to Prote... - Silver Lake Editors

Identity Theft: How to Prote...Silver Lake Editors

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This new work examines this increasingly common and destructive crime. Good, current overview, recommended for the public and for libraries. — Library Journal

Identity Theft: How to Protect Your Name, Your Credit…
Silver Lake Editors
Silver Lake Publishing , English
River Music: A Fly Fisher's ... - James R. Babb

River Music: A Fly Fisher's ...James R. Babb

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The sequel to Crosscurrents, which Library Journal hailed as one of the best fly-fishing books of 2001.

River Music: A Fly Fisher’s Four Seasons
James R. Babb
Lyons Press , English
Icon and Axe: An Interpretat... - James Billington

Icon and Axe: An Interpretat...James Billington

A rich and readable introduction to the whole sweep of Russian cultural and intellectual history from Kievan times to the post-Khruschev era.” - Library Journal. Illustrations, references, index.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Icon and Axe: An Interpretative History of Russian Culture (Vintage)
James Billington
Vintage , English
Bamboo People - Mitali Perkins

Bamboo PeopleMitali Perkins

Junior Library Guild SelectionNominated for ALA’s Best Fiction for Young AdultsStarred Reviews in PW and School Library JournalBook Page’s Top Ten MG Novel of 2010Bang! A side door bursts open.Soldiers pour into the room. They’re shouting a… more

Bamboo People
Mitali Perkins
Charlesbridge Publishing , English
Three Tales of My Father's D... - Ruth Stiles Gannett

Three Tales of My Father's D...Ruth Stiles Gannett

The classic fantasy trilogy of Elmer Elevator and the flying baby dragon has delighted children and their parents for generations. Now, on the occasion of their fiftieth anniversary, Random House is proud to bring the three timeless tales t… more

Three Tales of My Father’s Dragon: 50th Anniversary Ed
Ruth Stiles Gannett
Random House Books for Young Readers , English
Hooking Up or Holding Out: T... - Jamie Callan

Hooking Up or Holding Out: T...Jamie Callan

Enlightening and empowering, if not your mother’s dating book, Hooking Up is highly recommended.” Library Journal Hooking up is cool, but holding out can be even better. Many women don’t feel great about hooking up before they’re really r… more

Hooking Up or Holding Out: The Smart Girl’s Guide to Driving Men Crazy and/or Finding True Love
Jamie Callan
Sourcebooks Casablanca , English
Afternoons with Puppy - Aubrey Fine, Cynthia Eisen

Afternoons with PuppyAubrey Fine, Cynthia Eisen

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The inspirational stories in Afternoons with Puppy are all about recovery. Dr. Fine’s journey with his animals has enriched the lives of many patients. The subtle interactions, the soft touches, the silent signals of Fine’s unique therapeut… more

Afternoons with Puppy
Aubrey Fine, Cynthia Eisen
Purdue University Press , English
Me First (Sandpiper paperbacks) - Helen Lester

Me First (Sandpiper paperbacks)Helen Lester

Pinkerton Pig always has to be first — first to eat, first off the bus — until, running to be first for a sandwich, he finds himself in trouble with the Sand Witch.

Me First (Sandpiper paperbacks)
Helen Lester
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , English