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The Happy Teacher's Handbook: From Overwhelmed to Inspired- Helping Teacher's Embrace Resiliency

Jen Molitor · Lift Up Leaders
Pages: 136
Format: Paperback

An inspirational book for teachers looking to reconnect with their "why," The Happy Teacher's Handbook is the key to transforming classroom teaching. The Happy Teacher's Handbook helps you step out of the 'overwhelm' and back into the inspiration you felt when...
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The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women

Kate Moore · Sourcebooks
Pages: 479
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Amazon Charts Bestseller!
Emma Watson's Our Shared Shelf Bookclub Selection - May/June 2018

"the glowing ghosts of the radium girls haunt us still." -- NPR Books

The incredible true story of the women who fought...

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Ohio's Craft Beers: Discovering the Variety, Enjoying the Quality, Relishing the Experience

Paul L Gaston · Black Squirrel Books
Pages: 243
Format: Print book

Ohio's Craft Beers celebrates the variety of craft brewing in Ohio, offers appreciations of its quality, and reports on the renaissance of the brewer's art throughout the Buckeye State. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs, the book takes readers on a tour of more than...

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Howard Stern Comes Again

Howard Stern · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

Rock stars and rap gods. Comedy legends and A-list actors. Supermodels and centerfolds. Moguls and mobsters. A president.

Over his unrivaled four-decade career in radio, Howard Stern has interviewed thousands of personalities - discussing sex, relationships, money, fame, spirituality,...

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A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age

Daniel J Levitin · Dutton
Pages: 292
Format: Print book

From The New York Times bestselling author of THE ORGANIZED MIND and THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON MUSIC, a primer to the critical thinking that is more necessary now than ever.

We are bombarded with more information each day than our brains can process - especially in election...
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In the Dream House: A Memoir

Carmen Maria Machado · Graywolf Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A revolutionary memoir about domestic abuse by the award-winning author of Her Body and Other Parties

In the Dream House is Carmen Maria Machado's engrossing and wildly innovative account of a relationship gone bad, and a bold dissection of the mechanisms...

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Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

Malcolm Gladwell · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers--and why they often go wrong.
How did Fidel Castro fool the CIA for a generation? Why did Neville...
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She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement

Jodi Kantor · Penguin Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the Pulitzer-prize winning reporters who broke the news of Harvey Weinstein's sexual harassment and abuse for the New York Times, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, the thrilling untold story of their investigation and its consequences for the #MeToo movement

On October 5, 2017,...
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Illusion of Justice: Inside Making a Murderer and America's Broken System

Jerome F Buting · Harper
Pages: 339
Format: Hardcover

Interweaving his account of the Steven Avery trial at the heart of Making a Murderer with other high profile cases from his criminal defense career, attorney Jerome F. Buting explains the flaws in America's criminal justice system and lays out a provocative, persuasive blue-print for reform.

Over...

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The Complete Book of Cat and Dog Health

Lise Hansen · Hubble & Hattie
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Written by a qualified veterinarian, this is a complete and comprehensive guide to health care for cats and dogs, providing invaluable advice on essential aspects of care, such as diet and vaccinations, as well as a guide to holistic treatments. The first part of the book describes the main...
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Lit Up: One Reporter. Three Schools. Twenty-Four Books That Can Change Lives.

David Denby · Henry Holt, 2015.
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A bestselling author and distinguished critic goes back to high school to find out whether books can shape lives

It's no secret that millions of American teenagers, caught up in social media, television, movies, and games, don't read seriously-they associate sustained reading with...

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Barron's Firefighter Candidate Exams, 8th Edition

James J. Murtagh · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

This revised and updated manual presents practice exams similar to those given to firefighter candidates in cities and communities across America. The book opens with a description of the firefighter's role, the important terminology he must understand, and the physical, medical, and written...
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Popular Mechanics Gadget Planet: 150 Gizmos & Inventions that Changed the World

Popular Mechanics · Hearst
Format: Hardcover

These gadgets changed the world! In 2011, Popular Mechanics gathered a panel of experts—esteemed inventors, designers, tech gurus, even a moonwalking astronaut—to create a definitive list of 101 gadgets that changed the course of history. The feature was so popular that it became...
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Apollo's Legacy: Perspectives on the Moon Landings

Roger D. Launius · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

The remarkable story of the trailblazers and the ordinary Americans on the front lines of the epic mission to reach the moon.

President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced to Congress that the United States should land a man on the Moon by 1970....
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A Cold Trail

Robert Dugoni · Thomas & Mercer
Pages: 358
Format: Paperback

In New York Times bestselling author Robert Dugoni's riveting series, Seattle homicide detective Tracy Crosswhite returns home to a brutal murder and her haunted past.

The last time homicide detective Tracy Crosswhite was in Cedar Grove, it was to see her sister's killer...

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