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  • Going Crazy in the Green Machine

    by John Whelan
    MCpl Billy Reardon is the man who never was. But elements of this fictitious character can be found in the personalities of real-life military members and veterans who’ve battled post-traumatic stress disorder. Reardon is the creation of Halifax-area psychologist John Whelan, a former navy sailor who has written a book examining post-traumatic stress through the eyes of his troubled protagonist.Going Crazy in the Green Machine: The Story of Trauma and PTSD among Canada’s Veterans tells the tale ... more
  • Dr. Sadler and The Urantia Book

    by Sioux Oliva
    Dr. Sadler and The Urantia Book: The Historic Origins of a Spiritual Revelation in the 20th Century. This is a biography of Dr. William Sadler (1875-1969), a well-known Chicago physician and psychiatrist who led a double life. In 1911, a group of celestial beings began to speak through one of his patients. For the next three decades, Dr. Sadler and his wife, Dr. Lena Kellogg Sadler, had hundreds of night visits with the celestials. William Sadler was a general practitioner, surgeon, and later a ... more
  • Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California's First Poet Laureate

    by Aleta George

    Ina Coolbrith: The Bittersweet Song of California’s First Poet Laureate is a new biography about a pioneer poet, Oakland’s first public librarian, and the most popular literary ambassador in the early American West. George’s deftly told and deeply researched book follows the struggles and triumphs of Coolbrith from her birth in 1841 as a niece of Joseph Smith to her death in 1928 as California’s most beloved poet. Coolbrith's adolescence parallels Californ... more

  • Replace #2: Guns & Race in America: How to Save Lives

    by Elisha Rountree
    Replace #2 proposes the Newtown Amendment, a replacement for the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. The book traces the origin of the gun culture in America and its connection to racism. This bold proposed amendment would overcome the legal and political might of the NRA by allowing all levels of government to regulate guns as they see necessary. The author calls for a grassroots push to change the Constitution, arguing that lives will be saved with less guns in our future an... more
  • Priscilla's Homecoming Across The Sea

    by Stacey Culpepper
    This is a true story that follows the life of a young girl re-named Priscilla who was torn away from her village in Sierra Leone in 1756 and sold into slavery. The owner of a South Carolina plantation kept very strict records of his slaves and the information was passed down through his family. Cherish the history of what happened to Priscilla, and the strength it took for her to survive the middle passage and become an ancestress to 75,000 people. Young readers will be inspired to learn that ou... more
  • If You Were Me and Lived in ...Norway: A Child's Introduction to Cultures Around the World

    by Carole P. Roman
    Join Carole P. Roman on a trip to the Northern Hemisphere and learn about Norway- The Land Of the Midnight Sun. In this exciting series, children are able to read about the many things we share in this great, big world of ours. If You Were Me and Lived in...Norway describes many things that make that country unique and fun. Readers will be able to learn about the capital, common names, a beloved holiday, as well as favorite food and other fun facts. This book is an excellent introduction for tho... more
  • If You Were Me and Lived In... Russia: A Child's Introduction to Culture Around the World

    by Carole P. Roman
    Exploring the world has never easier—or more fun!—than with Carole P. Roman’s award-winning If You Were Me and Lived In… children’s series. Continuing its globetrotting tradition, If You Were Me and Lived in…Russia explores the magic and wonder of this captivating country. As children ages three to eight take a leisurely stroll around Russia, they will come across some of the country’s most recognizable sites, including the Kremlin, St. Basil’s Cathedral, and the Red Square. Learn about Russia’s... more
  • She Loves You, Vol. 3 in The John Lennon Series

    by Jude Southerland-Kessler
    In Vol. 3 of The John Lennon Series, She Loves You, John Lennon and The Beatles begin to rise to the "toppermost of the poppermost." This highly-documented historical narrative tells the story of John's struggle with Beatlemania, and readers watch the pressures rise as fame threatens John's marriage and his identity. The Beatles play for the Queen at the Royal Command Performance, tour England 3 times, and take America and The Ed Sullivan Show by storm, but John finds himself falling into an aby... more
  • If You Were Me and Lived in...South Korea

    by Carole P. Roman
    Carole P. Roman takes you on a journey this time to Asia, landing in South Korea. Once again, children can learn how life is like for young people on the other side of the globe. From food to famous landmarks, they will learn that's it's easy to find something in common with people in different countries.
  • If You Were Me and Lived in...France

    by Carole P. Roman
    "If You Were Me and Lived in...France-A Child's Introduction to Culture Around the World" is the second book in Carole P. Roman's remarkable series about countries all over the globe. With each book covering a different nation, Roman opens up a world of wonder while highlighting the fact that underneath it all we are far more alike than we might have imagined. Focusing on what life would be like from a child's viewpoint, she examines the diversity of the people who make up our planet.
  • If You Were Me and Lived in...Mexico

    by Carole P. Roman
    "If You Were Me and Lived in ...Mexico-A Child's Introduction to Cultures Around the World" is the first entry in an exciting new children's series that focuses on learning and appreciating the many cultures that make up our small planet. Perfect for children from Pre-K to age 8, this book is a groundbreaking new experience in elementary education. Interesting facts and colorful illustrations help children realize that although the world is large, people all over the globe are basically the same... more
  • Forgotten: Ideological Conflicts in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan

    by Sam Holliday
    Forgotten vividly preserves the reality of what took place in Korea and Vietnam and then states the lessons that should have been learned. It takes you on a trip into the intensity of life close to death, with glimpses of the sublime, strange, and selfess that those who were there can never forget. Those who have never been in combat do not understand it, so Forgotten seeks to change this. Through reconstructing and retracing the path of the 29th and 35th Infantry Regiments, Forgotten illustrate... more
  • Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women's Voices Under Nazi Rule (Grosvenor House Publishing, UK, 2015, and Kindle, USA, 2015) ISBN: 97817

    by Beverley Chalmers (DSc(Med);PhD)
    I have dedicated my life to studying women’s experiences of pregnancy, birth and the early months of parenthood in industrialized parts of the world as well as in more difficult social, political, religious, and economic circumstances. All of these settings reveal challenging circumstances ranging from political and economic repression in Apartheid South Africa; and in the former Soviet Union; religiously inspired cruelty of female genital mutilation; and over-medicalization of birth in the tech... more
  • The COMING of the Lord--the Rapture of the Church and the 2nd Advent of Christ

    by Michael S Tucker
    This is a wake-up call for the church. We are living in the end of days--does everybody know this? Time is coming to an end in the very near future so what's in store for the world? This book describes the scriptural background of the 2nd Advent of Jesus Christ and how it differs from the Rapture of the church. What surrounding events play a part? How soon to the Rapture and then what happens both in heaven and on earth until the 2nd Advent of Christ? Then we close with the Millennium and ... more
  • 978-0991340149

    by Alison OLeary
    Explore the history, hikes and hospitality of three New England states in this travelogue. Whether you like fishing, mountain biking, meeting local inkeepers or just armchair travel, you'll enjoy this light compendium of tips and trips co-authored by well-known local author Michael Tougias (The Finest Hours, King Philip's War) and award-winning travel writer and editor Alison O'Leary.