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When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II Cover
Molly Guptill Manning
Chronicles the joint effort of the U.S. government, the publishing industry, and the nation's librarians to boost troop morale during World War II by shipping more than one hundred million books to the front lines for soldiers to read during what little downtime they had.
028.9 Man
Book
Dec 9, 2014
Not a silent night : Mary looks back to Bethlehem Cover
Adam Hamilton
Imagine Jesus from Mary's point of view: proud of her son, in awe of his gifts and mission, guided by love for him as a person and so much more. In this book, Adam Hamilton begins at the end, with Mary at the crucifixion and resurrection; travels back in time as she witnesses his life and ministry; and ends at the beginning, with the Christ child born in a stable.
232.91 Ham
Book
Nov 20, 2014
Truth, lies, and the single woman : dispelling 10 common myths Cover
Allison K Flexer
Allison Flexer combats the lies that destroy the joy and confidence of unmarried women. Through Scripture, advice from other women, and even a survey of single men, you will be challenged to reject lies, embrace your value, and gain a deeper understanding of the character of God.
248.843 Fle
Book
Dec 3, 2014
12 days of Christmas with Six Sisters' Stuff : 144 Ideas for traditions, homemade gifts, recipes, and more Cover
Six Sisters' Stuff
Compilation of more than 144 Christmas recipes, traditions, and craft ideas that celebrate family and the holiday.
394.26 Twe
Book
Nov 19, 2014
Great American railroad stories : 75 years of Trains magazine Cover
An anthology of railroad stories, marking Trains magazine's 75th anniversary, showcases the passion for trains displayed by professionals and enthusiasts alike.
385 Gre
Book
Dec 2, 2014
The 13th gift : a true story of a Christmas miracle Cover
Joanne Huist Smith
The 13th Gift is a heartwarming Christmas story about how a random act of kindness transformed one of the bleakest moments in a family's history into a time of strength and love. This true story about the power of random acts will warm the heart, a beautiful reminder of the miracles of Christmas and the gift of family during the holiday season.
394 Smi
Book
Nov 25, 2014
Twin Ports by trolley : the streetcar era in Duluth-Superior Cover
Aaron Isaacs
A history of the streetcar system that met the unique difficulties posed by Duluth, from the Interstate Bridge that crossed the harbor to the Incline Railway. This street-level exploration of the Twin Ports is a tour of the cities over time, with maps and photographs, routes and landmarks, and newspaper features and stories that contribute to the feel for this historical era.
388.4 Isa
Book
Dec 8, 2014
Happy herbivore holidays & gatherings : easy plant-based recipes for your healthiest celebrations and special occasions Cover
Lindsay S Nixon
From an elaborate Thanksgiving, to a no-fuss New Year's Eve or cocktail party, to omnivore-approved potlucks such as Super Bowl Sunday, to summer fresh barbecues and picnics, and quick-fix casual dinner parties or lazy Sunday brunches with friends, Lindsay's recipes guarantee you'll have healthy meals, whatever you're celebrating.
641.5636 Nix
Book
Nov 20, 2014
Huckleberry : stories, secrets, and recipes from our kitchen Cover
Zoe Nathan
Josh Loeb
Laurel Almerinda
From Santa Monica's favorite neighborhood bakery and breakfast spot, Huckleberry Bakery & Cafe, comes this irresistible cookbook with recipes, color photographs, and how-to sequences for mastering basics. Huckleberry's recipes span from sweet (rustic cakes, muffins, and scones) to savory (hot cereals, biscuits, and quiche). These recipes feature whole-grain flours, sesame and flax seeds, fresh fruits and vegetables, natural sugars, and gluten-free and vegan options.
641.52 Nat
Book
Nov 26, 2014
My little French kitchen : over 100 recipes from the mountains, market squares, and shores of France Cover
Rachel Khoo
Rachel Khoo chronicles her travels to the four corners of France and back to her little Paris kitchen, bringing home all the regional dishes, ingredients, techniques, and inspirations she encountered along the way.
641.5944 Kho
Book
Nov 26, 2014
Ovenly : sweet & salty recipes from New York's most creative bakery Cover
Agatha Kulaga
Erin Patinkin
The New York award-winning bakery, Ovenly, showcases their best experimentation-friendly recipes, along with tips, anecdotes, advice and full-color photos.
641.815 Kul
Book
Nov 25, 2014
Screen-smart parenting : how to find balance and benefit in your child's use of social media, apps, and digital devices Cover
Jodi Gold
Even for today's tech-savvy parents, managing kids' technology use is a challenge fraught with uncertainties. What kinds (and amounts) of screen time boost learning and development--and what kinds may be harmful? What is the right age for a game console or a smartphone? How can kids and teens be protected from cyberbullying and learn to be good digital citizens? Gold sees both the mind-boggling benefits and the serious downsides of technology. She gives parents practical strategies for navigating the digital frontier and creating realistic rules and expectations for the whole family.
649.1 Gol
Book
Dec 17, 2014
The baking bible Cover
Rose Levy Beranbaum
Beranbaum displays her passion and expertise in every category of baking, bringing you all-new recipes for the best cakes,pies, tarts, cookies, candies, pastries, breads, and more. She includes special tips, troubleshooting advice, and insights on essential ingredients and equipment.
641.815 Ber
Book
Nov 20, 2014
The complete America's test kitchen TV show cookbook, 2001-2014 Cover
America's Test Kitchen (Firm)
This newly revised edition captures 14 seasons (including 2014) of the TV show in a collection featuring more than 900 foolproof recipes and dozens of tips and techniques. Our comprehensive 50+ page shopping guide includes all the tastings and testings from the show so you won't waste money on inferior products.
641.5973 Com 2001-2014
Book
Nov 21, 2014
The forest feast : simple vegetarian recipes from my cabin in the woods Cover
Erin Gleeson
Erin Gleeson made her dream a reality when she left New York City and moved into a tiny cabin in a California forest in order to be closer to nature. The natural beauty of her surroundings and the abundance of local produce serve as her inspiration. Most of the book's 100 wholly vegetarian recipes call for only three or four ingredients and require very few steps, resulting in dishes that are fresh, wholesome, and delicious.
641.5636 Gle
Book
Dec 2, 2014
The heal your gut cookbook : nutrient-dense recipes for intestinal health using the GAPS Diet Cover
Hilary Boynton
Mary G Brackett
More than 200 straightforward, nutrient-dense, and appealing recipes will help heal your gut and manage the illnesses that stem from it. Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) refers to disorders, including ADD/ADHD, autism, addictions, depression, and obsessive-compulsive disorder, stemming from or exacerbated by leaky gut and dysbiosis. GAPS also refers to chronic gut-related physical conditions, including celiac disease, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes type one, and Crohn's disease, as well as asthma, eczema, allergies, thyroid disorders, and more.
641.5631 Boy
Book
Dec 4, 2014
Tina Nordström's Scandinavian cooking : simple recipes for home-style Scandinavian cuisine Cover
Tina Nordström
Sweden's master chef, Tina Nordstrom, is here to stay with this delightful cookbook. Tina opens the door into her kitchen and shares no fewer than two hundred of her favorite dishes. She also provides tips, shortcuts, and suggestions. Using Tina's simple methods, you can transform one dish into another, turning a basic recipe for minced meat into Swedish, Italian, or Greek meatballs!
641.5948 Nor
Book
Nov 24, 2014
Wanda E. Brunstetter's Amish Friends Christmas Cookbook Cover
Wanda E. Brunstetter
This brand new collection of holiday recipes also shares insights into Christmas celebrations direct from Amish homes. You will enjoy the addition of scriptures and common Amish sayings.
641.568 Bru
Book
Nov 19, 2014
The farmer in all of us : an American portrait Cover
featuring the speech "So God made a farmer" by Paul Harvey
National Geographic
Farming takes heart, grit, and determination-- traits that go straight to the core of what makes America great. The men and women who dedicate their lives to filling the world's breadbasket embody the very spirit of hard work, sacrifice, and commitment to family that keeps this nation strong. This celebration of the American farmer uses the words of radio broadcaster Paul Harvey and photographs to delve into the land, lives, and legacy of these inspiring individuals.
779.963 Far
Book
Dec 10, 2014
The inspired wedding : seven handcrafted themes for your big day Cover
Emma Arendoski
An idea book for couples who want to share their love and commitment to each other in a wedding celebration that is both personal and joyful, and is a reflection of their relationship.
745.594 Are
Book
Dec 8, 2014
Bohemians, bootleggers, flappers, and swells : the best of early Vanity fair Cover
edited by Graydon Carter with David Friend
For the magazine's centenary celebration, an anthology of pieces from the early golden age of Vanity Fair. Editor Graydon Carter introduces these pieces written between 1913 and 1936, when the magazine published literary lights. These essays reflect the rich period of their creation while addressing topics that would be recognizable in the magazine today.
810.8 Boh
Book
Dec 10, 2014
By the book : writers on literature and the literary life from the New York Times Book Review Cover
Pamela Paul, editor
Jillian Tamaki, illustrator
Sixty-five of the world's leading writers open up about the books and authors that have meant the most to them. Every Sunday, readers of The New York Times Book Review turn to see who will be the subject of the "By the Book" feature. These wide-ranging interviews are conducted by Pamela Paul, and here she brings together the most intriguing and fascinating exchanges. By the Book contains the full uncut interviews, reflecting a range of experiences and observations that deepens readers' understanding of the literary sensibility and the writing process.
809 By
Book
Dec 17, 2014
Essays after eighty Cover
Donald Hall
Donald Hall, a former poet laureate, presents a new collection of essays delivering an unexpected view from the vantage point of very old age.
814 Hal
Book
Dec 18, 2014
Mark Twain's America : a celebration in words and images Cover
Harry L Katz
Library of Congress
Mark Twain's America features Twain memorabilia and period Americana from the collections of the Library of Congress: rare illustrations, vintage photographs, popular and fine prints, period views, caricatures, cartoons, maps. The book gives readers a view of Twain's many roles in life: Mississippi river boat pilot, gold prospector, "printer's devil" at a small-town newspaper, muckraking journalist, novelist, public speaker, our first major celebrity author. It offers an inside look into Twain's life as well as the literary, social, and political life of America during his time.
818 Twa Twain, Mark
Book
Dec 9, 2014
A royal experiment : the private life of King George III Cover
Janice Hadlow
In the U.S., Britain's George III is known as the king from whom Americans won their independence and as "the mad king," but in Janice Hadlow's new biography, he is another character altogether--compelling and relatable. Pained by his childhood amid his cruel and feuding family, George came to the throne aspiring to be a new kind of king--a force for moral good. And to be that new kind of king, he had to be a new kind of man. Against his awful family background--of brutal royal intrigue, infidelity, and betrayal--George fervently pursued a radical domestic dream: he would have a faithful marriage and raise loving, educated, and resilient children.
941.073 Had
Book
Dec 12, 2014
Lives in ruins : archaeologists and the seductive lure of human rubble Cover
Marilyn Johnson
Examines the lives of contemporary archaeologists as they sweat under the sun for clues to the puzzle of our past. Johnson talks to archaeologists who share stories we rarely read in history books. What drives these archaeologists is not the money (meager) or the jobs (scarce) or the working conditions (dangerous), but their passion for the stories that would otherwise be buried and lost.
930.1 Joh
Book
Dec 10, 2014
The Reagan paradox : the conservative icon and today's GOP Cover
Lou Cannon
A fresh look at the legacy of the 40th president ten years after his death.
973.927 Rea
Book
Dec 1, 2014
Three minutes in Poland : discovering a lost world in a 1938 family film Cover
Glenn Kurtz
The author's search for the annihilated Polish community captured in his grandfather's 1938 home movie. The author's grandfather, captured 3 minutes of ordinary life in a small Jewish town in Poland on 16mm film. More than 70 years later this home-movie footage would become a memorial to an entire community that was annihilated in the Holocaust. Kurtz's 4-year journey to identify the people in his grandfather's film yielded 7 living survivors from this lost town. This tells the intertwined stories of these 7 survivors and their Polish hometown, and creates an exploration of memory, loss, and improbable survival--a monument to a lost world.
943.841 Kur
Book
Dec 8, 2014
Why we lost : a general's inside account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars Cover
Daniel P. Bolger
A three-star general offers a gripping insider account of the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and how it all went wrong. As a witness to all levels of military command, Bolger offers a unique assessment of these wars, from 9/11 to the final withdrawal from the region. Bolger makes the firm case that in Iraq and in Afghanistan, we lost -- but we didn't have to. At the root of our failure, we never really understood our enemy.
956.7044 Bol
Book
Nov 21, 2014
An American Cardinal : the biography of Cardinal Timothy Dolan Cover
Christina Boyle
The most powerful Roman Catholic leader in the United States, Timothy Michael Dolan, had humble beginnings. He was formally ordained in 1976, in 2009 made Archbishop of New York, then elevated to cardinal. Dolan is a warm and cheerful man who draws crowds, but his rise to power was not without its controversies. This is a book about power and the Roman Catholic church today, framed by the life of a man who might someday become the first American pope.
B Dol Dolan, Timothy Michael
Book
Nov 24, 2014
Is that all there is? : the strange life of Peggy Lee Cover
James Gavin
Including interviews with hundreds who knew Lee, music journalist James Gavin offers a revealing look at an artist of infinite contradictions and layers. Lee was a North Dakota prairie girl who became a temptress of enduring mystique. She was a singer-songwriter before the term existed, yet inner turmoil wracked her. She spun a romantic nirvana in her songs, but couldn't sustain one in reality; as she passed middle age, Lee dwelled increasingly in a bizarre dreamland.
B Lee Lee, Peggy
Book
Dec 8, 2014
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Molly Guptill Manning
028.9 Man
Tina Nordström
641.5948 Nor
Adam Hamilton
232.91 Ham
Wanda E. Brunstetter
641.568 Bru
Allison K Flexer
248.843 Fle
featuring the speech "So God made a farmer" by Paul Harvey
National Geographic
779.963 Far
Six Sisters' Stuff
394.26 Twe
Emma Arendoski
745.594 Are
385 Gre
edited by Graydon Carter with David Friend
810.8 Boh
Joanne Huist Smith
394 Smi
Pamela Paul, editor
Jillian Tamaki, illustrator
809 By
Aaron Isaacs
388.4 Isa
Donald Hall
814 Hal
Lindsay S Nixon
641.5636 Nix
Harry L Katz
Library of Congress
818 Twa Twain, Mark
Zoe Nathan
Josh Loeb
Laurel Almerinda
641.52 Nat
Janice Hadlow
941.073 Had
Rachel Khoo
641.5944 Kho
Marilyn Johnson
930.1 Joh
Agatha Kulaga
Erin Patinkin
641.815 Kul
Lou Cannon
973.927 Rea
Jodi Gold
649.1 Gol
Glenn Kurtz
943.841 Kur
Rose Levy Beranbaum
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Daniel P. Bolger
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America's Test Kitchen (Firm)
641.5973 Com 2001-2014
Christina Boyle
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Erin Gleeson
641.5636 Gle
James Gavin
B Lee Lee, Peggy
Hilary Boynton
Mary G Brackett
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