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  • The 5 Love Languages of Children

    The 5 Love Languages of Children

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Gary D Chapman
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Moody Publishers (2012, Feb 1st).
    Pages:   224

    Does your child speak a different language? Sometimes they wager for your attention, and other times they ignore you completely. Sometimes they are filled with gratitude and affection, and other times they seem totally indifferent. Attitude. Behavior. Development. Everything depends on the love relationship between you and your child. When children feel loved, they do their best. But how can you make sure your child feels loved?Since 1992, Dr. Gary Chapman's best-selling book The 5 Love Languages has helped millions of  couples develop stronger, more fulfilling relationships by teaching them to speak each others' love language. Each child, too, expresses and receives love through one of five different communication styles. And your love language may be totally different from that of your child. more

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  • National Electrical Code 2011 Handbook (International Electric Code Series)

    National Electrical Code 2011 Handbook (International Electric Code Series)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   National Fire Protection Association
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Delmar Cengage Learning; 1 edition (2010, Nov 10th).
    Pages:   1497

    Safe, efficient, code-compliant electrical installations are made simple with the latest publication of this widely popular resource. Like its highly successful previous editions, the NEC 2011 Handbook combines solid, thorough, research-based content with the tools you need to build an in-depth understanding of the most important topics. It provides the full text of the updated code regulations alongside expert commentary from code specialists, offering code rationale, clarifications for new and updated rules, and practical, real-world advice on how to apply the code. New to the 2011 edition are articles including first-time Article 399 on October, Overhead Conductors with over 600 volts, first-time Article 694 on Small Wind Electric Systems, first-time Article 840 on Premises Powered Broadband Communications Systems, and more. more

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  • I've Got Your Number: A Novel

    I've Got Your Number: A Novel

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Sophie Kinsella
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   The Dial Press (2012, Feb 7th).
    Pages:   256

    I’ve lost it. :( The only thing in the world I wasn’t supposed to lose. My engagement ring. It’s been in Magnus’s family for three generations. And now the very same day his parents are coming, I’ve lost it. The very same day! Do not hyperventilate, Poppy. Stay positive :) !!   Poppy Wyatt has never felt luckier. She is about to marry her ideal man, Magnus Tavish, but in one afternoon her “happily ever after” begins to fall apart. Not only has she lost her engagement ring in a hotel fire drill but in the panic that follows, her phone is stolen. As she paces shakily around the lobby, she spots an abandoned phone in a trash can. Finders keepers! Now she can leave a number for the hotel to contact her when they find her ring. more

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  • Listen to My Trumpet!

    Listen to My Trumpet!

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Mo Willems
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Hyperion Book CH (2012, Feb 7th).
    Pages:   64

    Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.Gerald and Piggie are best friends.In Listen to My Trumpet! Piggie can't wait to play her new instrument for Gerald! But is she ready to listen to his reaction? more

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  • 60 Quick Baby Knits: Blankets, Booties, Sweaters & More in Cascade 220 Superwash

    60 Quick Baby Knits: Blankets, Booties, Sweaters & More in Cascade 220 Superwash

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Sixth & Spring Books (Editor)
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Sixth&Spring Books (2011, May 3rd).
    Pages:   176

    From cozy cardigans and a whimsical blanket shaped like a sheep to a pinwheel beret, embroidered booties, and tiny legwarmers, 60 Quick Baby Knits has something for every knitter…and every tot! Featuring the popular, affordable, and surprisingly soft Cascade 220 Superwash yarn, these cute and colorful projects-designed for ages 0 to 24 months-will please even the fussiest babies…and their parents. more

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  • Guitar Zero: The New Musician and the Science of Learning

    Guitar Zero: The New Musician and the Science of Learning

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Gary Marcus
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Penguin Press HC, The (2012, Jan 19th).
    Pages:   288

    On the eve of his 40th birthday, Gary Marcus, a renowned scientist with no discernible musical talent, learns to play the guitar and investigates how anyone—of any age —can become musical. Do you have to be born musical to become musical? Do you have to start at the age of six?Using the tools of his day job as a cognitive psychologist, Gary Marcus becomes his own guinea pig as he takes up the guitar. In a powerful and incisive look at how both children and adults become musical, Guitar Zero traces Marcus’s journey, what he learned, and how anyone else can learn, too. A groundbreaking peek into the origins of music in the human brain, this musical journey is also an empowering tale of the mind’s enduring plasticity. more

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  • Century #3: City of Wind

    Century #3: City of Wind

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Pierdomenico Baccalario
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Random House Books for Young Readers (2011, Sep 27th).
    Pages:   304

    In the third installment of the Century Quartet, Italian author P. D. Baccalario continues the mystery that will take four cities and four extraordinary kids to solve.PARIS, JUNE 20When new information turns up about the Star of Stone, the object they found in New York, Mistral, Elettra, Harvey, and Sheng meet again in Paris. Harvey brings the stone to show to his dad's archaeologist friend. And it turns out that the friend knows much more about the kids' quest than they could have imagined. She gives them a clock that once belonged to Napoléon, and she tells them that if they can figure out how it works, it will lead them to another object of power. The clock sends the kids all over Paris, through old churches and forgotten museum exhibits, in search of an artifact linked to the Egyptian goddess Isis. more

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  • The Garden Intrigue (Pink Carnation)

    The Garden Intrigue (Pink Carnation)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Lauren Willig
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Dutton Adult (2012, Feb 16th).
    Pages:   400

    In the ninth installment of Lauren Willig's bestselling Pink Carnation series, an atrocious poet teams up with an American widow to prevent Napoleon's invasion of England. Secret agent Augustus Whittlesby has spent a decade undercover in France, posing as an insufferably bad poet. The French surveillance officers can't bear to read his work closely enough to recognize the information drowned in a sea of verbiage.New York-born Emma Morris Delagardie is a thorn in Augustus's side. An old school friend of Napoleon's stepdaughter, she came to France with her uncle, the American envoy; eloped with a Frenchman; and has been rattling around the salons of Paris ever since. Widowed for four years, she entertains herself by drinking too much champagne, holding a weekly salon, and loudly critiquing Augustus's poetry. more

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  • French Braid Transformation: 12 Spectacular Strip-Pieced Quilts

    French Braid Transformation: 12 Spectacular Strip-Pieced Quilts

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jane Hardy Miller
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   C&T Publishing (2011, Jun 16th).
    Pages:   80

    Jane Hardy Miller has more than 40 years of quilting experience. She currently works and teaches in her local quilt shop. more

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  • The Wolf Gift

    The Wolf Gift

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Anne Rice
    Format:   Deckle Edge]
    Publisher:   Knopf (2012, Feb 14th).
    Pages:   400

    A daring new departure from the inspired creator of The Vampire Chronicles (“unrelentingly erotic . . . unforgettable”—The Washington Post), Lives of the Mayfair Witches (“Anne Rice will live on through the ages of literature”—San Francisco Chronicle), and the angels of The Songs of the Seraphim (“remarkable”—Associated Press). A whole new world—modern, sleek, high-tech—and at its center, a story as old and compelling as history: the making of a werewolf, reimagined and reinvented as only Anne Rice, teller of mesmerizing tales, conjurer extraordinaire of other realms, could create.   The time is the present.   The place, the rugged coast of Northern California. A bluff high above the Pacific. more

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