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by Susie Garlick
If you want to raise children who are confident, secure, responsible, and able to navigate the challenges of today’s world, you’ll want to master the tools presented in The Parenting Backpack. During her years of working with families while raising one of her own, Susie Garlick has identified surefire strategies that bring order and logic to parenting. Drawing on research and personal experience, she brings a common-sense approach that empowers parents to confidently... more
by Lennie Nimblett"Using meticulous research, the author painstakingly dissects the events that propelled Trinidad and Tobago to the altar." Blueink Reviews"Drawing upon a wealth of obscure historical documents, many of which are presented in whole or in part in the book, Nimblett tries to show how a failed British slave colony was saved from extinction through a merger with a more prosperous and better run neighbor." ForeWord (Clarion Reviews)"Nimblett's book is an example of what historians call 'revisionism' -... more
The Flying Nun, A Light Bulb Moment and Me: 40 Years Making Money As A Freelance Writer (Hey, You Can Do It, Too!)by John RiddleEvery freelance writer dreams about making money using their gift of creative communication. In this funny book, which is part memoir, part inspiration and lots of suggestions on how to successfully navigate the publishing world, you will learn how to make money as a freelance writer. Whether you are a new writer, or one who has lots of experience getting published, the tips and ideas will help you meet your goals: more bylines, and more checks! Learn about School Library Publishers, Specialty ... more
by Jason Changkyu KimThis Behemoth of a textbook is more than 380 pages of: Lesson Plans, Picture Dictionaries, Leveled (Graded Readers) Readers, and Worskheets
by Rae ChastainA lonely coconut octopus is befriended by a mermaid. But when the mermaid falls in trouble, the octopus must find the courage to rescue her- but will she?
by Ilene Gordon and Bram BluesteinDoubling Down: The Secret Sauce for Dual-Career Families is a game plan for every couple—be they married or committed life partners, gay or straight—who want to excel in big careers, sustain a loving relationship, and also raise happy children who grow up to be successful adults. Doubling Down is also a call-to-action for industry to reshape corporate culture to accommodate today's families and the workplace of the future.
by Wendell Affield
Barbara, Uncharted Course Through Borderline Personality Disorder is the culmination of a decade of research and interviews with mental health professionals as Affield learns to understand and appreciate the woman who haunted his childhood.
After Affield’s mother, Barbara, dies in 2010, Affield unlocks the chickenhouse door on the farm he grew up on in northern Minnesota and discovers 200 years of family history, including clues to the riddle of who his father is. Over th... more
by Laura Formentini
Twentyone Olive Trees helps the reader, someone who has been touched by a traumatic loss, understand that beauty can come even from the most painful and inexplicable life experiences.
Laura Formentini lost her son to death by suicide at 21 years old. She wrote this book as a project to help her understand and heal and in the process created a beautiful piece of art that can help others sit in their grief and feel the feelings they need to feel as they progress through stages of anger, u... more
by Susan E. GibsonDo you want to travel and make a positive impact on the world? This book is designed for you. How To Be An Amazing Volunteer Overseas will give you essential advice on how to decide what to do and where to go. It will help you to prepare for life in a new country. And most importantly, it will set you up to get the most out of your experience by learning from local leaders and contributing in a meaningful way. Full of practical tips and personal stories from the author’s experience having wor... more
by JD HyobelNeither physical nor spirit beings - such is the finding of this book concerning the characters of John's vision (The Book of Revelation). But what are shekhins if these are not beings? JD Hyobel invites us how such a view is within the vision itself. The book is well-researched, footnoted, and indexed for academic reading.
by Steven Richard HarrisA collection of hard to believe true stories about humankind´s often idiotic reactions to the outbreak of covid-19. From all corners of the globe, these tongue-in-cheek accounts of our reaction to the first wave of the pandemic in the spring of 2020 will make us wonder how on earth we coped, not just with the virus, but with those we now know as covidiots.
by Mary Donaldson-EvansThe year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the German surrender in World War II. The 10th Mountain Division, the army’s first mountaineering unit, led the Allies to victory in Italy in 1945. Their soldiers are often celebrated for their heroism and ingenuity and remembered for their steep losses in the campaign to defeat Nazi Germany. Yet it has been estimated that no more than 14% of troops overseas in World War II ever saw combat. Behind the Lines is the story of a 10th Mountain Division sold... more
by Patti HornstraMy child is transgender. He was once a she. When He Was Anna: A Mom's Journey Into the Transgender World is a mother's brutally honest story of the stress and confusion that consumed her family in the early years of her child's transition from female to male. In the end, there is one certainty--the struggle is real; so is the love. In "When He Was Anna: A Mom's Journey Into the Transgender World," Patti courageously shares her doubts, anxiety, and gut-wrenching questions she has about h... more
by Jacob ThomasThe new atheists caused quite the furore with books such as Richard Dawkins’ “The God Delusion.” Christians were among those accused of promoting magical thinking and harmful ideology. Fifteen years later this claim still has emotional power. “The Theology Basement” de-legitimises this claim by critiquing some of the concepts that empower it. The theology basement contains discredited theorists, comfort merchants, and secret atheists. Removing these from the pile, “The Theology Basement” inste... more
by Tessa Bridal“The Dark Side of Memory” by Tessa Bridal is a gripping and incisive narrative of the multi-generational effect of the extremist military dictatorships in Uruguay and Argentina, as told to the author by families of the disappeared. Through her retelling, Bridal elevates the stories of the overlooked, voiceless and forgotten humans behind political turmoil. As University of San Francisco Latin American Studies Program Director Roberto Gutiérrez Varea praises: “Bridal offers us a poignant, ... more
by Phoebe Leed and Nathan NeelIndigenous peoples cancelled by a burgeoning empire. Devastating earthquakes level ancient monuments. Marauding invaders loot and pillage art treasures. And yet, verdant hillsides ripple with vineyards and olive groves. Dramatic blue mountains shelter shepherds, freedom fighters, and necromancers. Lined with palms and orange trees, the luxurious coast is monitored by medieval towers and pagan temples. This is the Land of Piceno—Le Marche, Italy--whose founding symbol picus, sacred woodpecker of... more