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  • iPhone 5 For Dummies

    iPhone 5 For Dummies

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Edward C. Baig
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   For Dummies; 6 edition (2012, Nov 15th).
    Pages:   416

    The full-color guide to getting the most out of your iPhoneCompletely updated and revised to include iOS 6, iCloud, and the latest iPhone 5 features, this full-color book is your guide to all things iPhone. Bestselling veteran authors Edward Baig and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus introduce you to the capabilities of the iPhone for making phone calls, browsing the Internet, sending and receiving e-mails, working with the calendar, watching and recording HD videos, taking and editing great photos, and much more.You'll discover how to set up iTunes, buy music and videos, protect your information, troubleshoot, multitask, and download the hundreds of thousands of apps available from the App Store.Includes coverage of iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S as well as the older iPhone 4 modelGets you started with your iPhone, and introduces you to the multitouch interface, synching with iCloud, making phone and video calls, texting, working with the calendar, and moreExplains setting up iTunes, watching your favorite movies and TV shows, taking stunning photos, and listening to your favorite musicHelps you get organized with the calendar and Reminders features, keep on top of the latest news with Notification Center, and communicate with Siri, your voice-activated virtual assistantWalks you through connecting wirelessly, sending and receiving e-mails, making FaceTime video calls, getting directions from the all new Maps app, protecting your information, and troubleshootingAddresses the latest updates, iCloud, and new iOS 6 features that make your iPhone even more powerful and easy to useiPhone 5 For Dummies, 6th Edition is presented in the straightforward-but-fun style that defines the series. more

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  • The Barefoot Book: 50 Great Reasons to Kick Off Your Shoes

    The Barefoot Book: 50 Great Reasons to Kick Off Your Shoes

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   L. Daniel Howell
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Hunter House (2010, Aug 1st).
    Pages:   168

    Our addiction to wearing shoes has been linked to conditions ranging from foot fungus and bacteria to bunions and fallen arches. Ill-fitting and high-heeled shoes cause damage to the knees and spine, and continuous wearing of any kind of shoes builds up these problems. Daniel Howell describes the benefits of a simple alternative: going barefoot. The barefoot lifestyle corrects misalignments and increases foot strength and flexibility, and it is practiced in many other countries. In a reader-friendly, accessible style, this practical book explains the health advantages of going barefoot, provides tips for increasing barefoot time, and encourages everyone to experience the health benefits and the natural, vital pleasure of a barefoot connection with the earth. more

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  • Carschooling: Over 350 Entertaining Games & Activities to Turn Travel Time into Learning Time - For Kids Ages 4 to 17

    Carschooling: Over 350 Entertaining Games & Activities to Turn Travel Time into Learning Time - For Kids Ages 4 to 17

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Diane Flynn Keith
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Homefires; 2 edition (2009, Aug 23rd).
    Pages:   360

    "Are we there yet?" You won't hear that question when you seize the opportunity to turn travel time into learning time with Carschooling! Whether running a 5-minute errand or taking a 500-mile road trip you can enhance your kids' education with fun and enticing activities, resources, and zany games designed to improve skills in math, science, grammar, and more! Enjoy: ·Windshield Entomology, Road-Cut Geology, and 18-Wheeler Chemistry ·Dashboard Decimal Drills and Rock 'n' Roll Multiplication Tables ·Drive-By History, and Glove Compartment Geography ·Billboard Poetry & Parts of Speech ·Rest Stop Olympics, Car Seat Calisthenics, and more! See? There is an alternative to "Slug Bug" and "The Song That Never Ends." And with Carschooling, you don't have to plug your kids into electronic games or non-stop videos. more

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  • Impostor: How George W. Bush Bankrupted America and Betrayed the Reagan Legacy

    Impostor: How George W. Bush Bankrupted America and Betrayed the Reagan Legacy

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Bruce Bartlett
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Doubleday; First Edition edition (2006, Feb 21st).
    Pages:   320

    George W. Bush came to the presidency in 2000 claiming to be the heir of Ronald Reagan. But while he did cut taxes, in most other respects he has governed in a way utterly unlike his revered predecessor, expanding the size and scope of government, letting immigration go unchecked, and allowing the federal budget to mushroom out of control. Despite their strong misgivings, most conservatives remained silent during Bush’s first term. But a series of missteps and scandals, culminating in the ill-conceived nomination of Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court, has brought this hidden rift within the conservative movement crashing to the surface.Now, in what is sure to be the political book of the season, Bruce Bartlett lays bare the incompetence and profligacy of Bush’s economic policies. more

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  • Colors in French: Les Couleurs

    Colors in French: Les Couleurs

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Daniel Nunn
    Format:   Library Binding
    Publisher:   Heinemann-Raintree; Bilingual edition (2012, Aug 1st).
    Pages:   24

    This book looks at the colors in French. Main text on each page is provided only in French, with simple, labeled photographs providing support. A dictionary spread at the end of the book features all the vocabulary words in both French and English, and also includes a pronunciation guide. more

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  • It's All About Who You Hire, How They Lead...and Other Essential Advice from a Self-Made Leader (Warren Bennis Signature)

    It's All About Who You Hire, How They Lead...and Other Essential Advice from a Self-Made Leader (Warren Bennis Signature)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Morton Mandel
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Jossey-Bass; 1 edition (2012, Dec 18th).
    Pages:   224

    Leadership wisdom from a former CEO and Self-Made Billionaire With corporations now associated in the public mind primarily with greed and unethical practices, it's more important than ever for leaders to move the focus back onto integrity, honesty, and doing the right thing. Mort Mandel, a CEO whom Peter Drucker esteemed in the same category as Jack Welch and Andy Grove, has spent the past seven decades mixing business and philanthropy, to the great enhancement of both. In this book Mandel shows how leaders can create lives of both meaning and profitability. Contains Mort Mandel's fascinating story (including his work with Peter Drucker, and the painful sale of Mandel's company) Provides both inspiration and lessons on the leadership skills such as building culture, customer relationships and execution that are necessary to achieve crossover successShows how running a business and a nonprofit made Mandel a better entrepreneur and a self-made billionaireThe book is filled with lessons learned from how Mort Mandel built a $3 billion company from scratch, yet also managed to spend up to a third of his time in the social sector, building and supporting nonprofit organizations. more

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  • True Stories of the Revolutionary War

    True Stories of the Revolutionary War

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Elizabeth Raum
    Format:   Library Binding
    Publisher:   Capstone Press (2012, Aug 1st).
    Pages:   32

    Step back in time and experience the Revolutionary War through the stories of the people who lived through it. Witness the first reading of the Declaration of Independence. Experience the horror of a sneak attack. Watch a mother risk her life by spying for the colonists. True Stories of the Revolutionary War doesnt just tell you the tales of war. It drops you into the thick of combat. more

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  • Birds (Outdoor Hunting Guide)

    Birds (Outdoor Hunting Guide)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Pamela McDowell
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Weigl Pub Inc (2012, Aug 1st).
    Pages:   24

    Gr 2-4-"Hunting is pursuing animals in nature. People hunt animals for food or sport." Like templates for Common Core instruction, these volumes survey their subjects with glances at history, techniques, and gear of their respective activities, along with profiles of the most common types of animals hunted and their habitats. They back up the informational content with color photos, discussions of responsible hunting or fishing, research suggestions for crafting a written report, brief mentions of relevant careers, and even generic but challenging recipes for turning game into roasts or other dishes. Supplementary audio, video, and other materials for each title are available on a dedicated website. The level of specific detail is thin, but the great diversity of the approaches used in this set certainly enhances its pedagogical potential. more

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  • Cook This, Not That! Skinny Comfort Foods: 125 quick & healthy meals that can save you 10, 20, 30 pounds--or more!

    Cook This, Not That! Skinny Comfort Foods: 125 quick & healthy meals that can save you 10, 20, 30 pounds--or more!

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   David Zinczenko
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Rodale Books; Reprint edition (2012, Dec 11th).
    Pages:   368

    The best-selling weight-loss series that ranks readers’ favorite restaurant fare now empowers readers to lose weight with recipes for satisfying meals made at home.Studies show that when people eat out they consume hundreds more calories than they would if they ate at home. So it stands to reason that cooking and eating more meals at home is one of the easiest and most effective strategies to lose belly fat. That’s why the authors who have helped millions order smarter at restaurants now extend their life-altering advice to America’s kitchens. Cook This, Not That! Skinny Comfort Foods is not a typical cookbook. While it has recipes and ingredients lists, it delivers much more—an intelligent (and tasty) strategy for controlling the number of calories readers consume. more

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  • The Lupus Book: A Guide for Patients and Their Families

    The Lupus Book: A Guide for Patients and Their Families

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Daniel J. Wallace
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Oxford University Press, USA; 5 edition (2012, Nov 27th).
    Pages:   304

    "Lupus, a disease of the immune system, can be quite deadly, claiming the lives of thousands of patients yearly. Dr. Daniel J. Wallace is one of the world's leading authorities on this disorder, an eminent clinician who has treated over 2000 lupus patients, the largest such practice in America. HisThe Lupus Book, originally published in 1995, immediately established itself as the most readable and helpful book on the disease. Dr. Wallace will do a thorough updating of the previous edition, adding new drug information and newly discovered information about the pathology of the disease. "--"Lupus, a disease of the immune system, can be quite deadly, claiming the lives of thousands of patients yearly. Dr. Daniel J. Wallace is one of the world's leading authorities on this disorder, an eminent clinician who has treated over 3000 lupus patients, the largest such practice in America. His The Lupus Book, originally published in 1995, immediately established itself as the most readable and helpful book on the disease. Now Dr. Wallace has once again completely revised The Lupus Book, incorporating a wealth of new information. This Fifth Edition discusses new drug information and newly discovered information about the pathology of the disease--all laid out in user-friendly language that any patient could understand. In particular, Wallace discusses the first drug for Lupus to be approved by the FDA--belimumab (Benlysta)--as well as other drugs in clinical trials. Readers will also discover fully updated sections on the science of lupus and breakthroughs in research. And as in past editions, the book provides absolutely lucid answers to such questions as: What causes lupus? How and where is the body affected? Can a woman with lupus have a baby? And how can one manage this disease? Indeed, Dr. Wallace has distilled his extensive experience, providing the most up-to-date information on causes, prevention, cure, exercise, diet, and many other important topics. There is also a glossary of terms and an appendix of lupus resource materials compiled by the Lupus Foundation of America. Over a million Americans have lupus. The new Fifth Edition offers these patients and their families an abundance of reliable, up-to-date information that will help them manage the disease and live a happier life"--  Read more... more

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