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  • River Cottage Veg: 200 Inspired Vegetable Recipes

    River Cottage Veg: 200 Inspired Vegetable Recipes

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Ten Speed Press; Reprint edition (2013, May 14th).
    Pages:   416

    A comprehensive collection of 200+ recipes that embrace vegetarian cuisine as the centerpiece of a meal, from the leading food authority behind the critically acclaimed River Cottage series.Pioneering champion of sustainable foods Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall embraces all manner of vegetables in his latest cookbook, an inventive offering of more than two hundred vegetable-based recipes, including more than sixty vegan recipes. Having undergone a revolution in his personal eating habits, Fearnley-Whittingstall changed his culinary focus from meat to vegetables, and now passionately shares the joys of vegetable-centric food with recipes such as Kale and Mushroom Lasagna; Herby, Peanutty, Noodly Salad; and Winter Stir-Fry with Chinese Five-Spice.  In this lavishly illustrated cookbook, you’ll find handy weeknight one-pot meals, pure and simple raw dishes, and hearty salads as well as a chapter of meze and tapas dishes to mix and match. more

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  • Puffin Peter

    Puffin Peter

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Petr Horacek
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Candlewick (2013, Mar 12th).
    Pages:   40

    Kids will delight in this witty story of mistaken identity from acclaimed author-illustrator Petr Horácek.Peter and Paul are puffins and the best of friends. But one day Peter gets lost in a terrible storm, and Paul is nowhere to be found. With the help of a big blue whale, Peter sets out, determined to find his pal. What the pair discovers is that many other birds match the description Peter gives of Paul, but none are quite like his friend. With gorgeous collage artwork and a lighthearted touch, this fun read-aloud tale will both amuse and enlighten. more

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  • Pops: The Willie Stargell Story

    Pops: The Willie Stargell Story

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Richard "Pete" Peterson
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Triumph Books (2013, May 1st).
    Pages:   256

    A touching biography of the beloved Pittsburgh Pirate Willie “Pops” Stargell, this life story documents the 21-year, Hall of Fame career of one of the most celebrated and revered players in the history of Major League Baseball. Beginning with his difficult childhood and revealing his encounters with fierce racial hostility while playing minor league ball in the south, this book goes on to show how Stargell became one of the most feared hitters in baseball, a perennial All Star and MVP candidate, and World Series hero. More than a slugging star, Stargell—a clubhouse leader who was revered for his bursting personality and joie de vivre—earned the affectionate nickname “Pops” during the 1979 season when he began handing out stars to teammates following a good play or game. more

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  • The Outsider: A Memoir

    The Outsider: A Memoir

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jimmy Connors
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Harper (2013, May 14th).
    Pages:   272

    The Outsider is a no-holds-barred memoir by the original bad boy of tennis, Jimmy Connors.Connors ignited the tennis boom in the 1970s with his aggressive style of play, turning his matches with John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg, and Ivan Lendl into prizefights. But it was his prolonged dedication to his craft that won him the public’s adoration. He capped off one of the most remarkable runs in tennis history at the age of 39 when he reached the semifinals of the 1991 U.S. Open, competing against players half his age.More than just the story of a tennis champion, The Outsider is the uncensored account of Connors' life, from his complicated relationship with his formidable mother and his storybook romance with tennis legend Chris Evert, to his battles with gambling and fidelity that threatened to derail his career and his long-lasting marriage to Playboy playmate Patti McGuire. more

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  • Once Upon a Prince

    Once Upon a Prince

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Rachel Hauck
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Zondervan (2013, May 7th).
    Pages:   352

    Once Upon a Prince, the first novel in the Royal Wedding series by best-selling author Rachel Hauck, treats you to a modern-day fairy tale. Susanna Truitt never dreamed of a great romance or being treated like a princess---just to marry the man she has loved for twelve years. But life isn't going according to plan. When her high-school-sweetheart-turned-Marine-officer breaks up instead of proposing, Susanna scrambles to rebuild her life. The last thing Prince Nathaniel expects to find on his American holiday to St. Simons Island is the queen of his heart. A prince has duties, and his family's tense political situation has chosen his bride for him. When Prince Nathaniel comes to Susanna's aid under the fabled Lover's Oak, he is blindsided by love. Their lives are worlds apart. more

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  • Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration

    Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Leonard David
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   National Geographic (2013, May 7th).
    Pages:   272

    From Barnes & NobleNASA has been accused of closing up shop, but Buzz Aldrin keeps going on and on. The last survivor of the 1969 Apollo Moon Mission has continued to be an active, articulate advocate of a space program that otherwise seems to be waning. In this memoir, the second human moonwalker reflects on his life before, during, and after this life-changing event; but this octogenarian has not closed his horizons. Mission to Mars proposes detailed visionary space exploration projects that yield great benefits to our nation and, indeed, to world civilization. A strong voice from "the space statesman" of NASA's golden age. Publishers WeeklyAldrin makes a daring proposal for further space exploration in this exciting glimpse of the new new frontier. more

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  • Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted: And all the Brilliant Minds Who Made The Mary Tyler Moore Show a Classic

    Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted: And all the Brilliant Minds Who Made The Mary Tyler Moore Show a Classic

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Simon & Schuster (2013, May 7th).
    Pages:   320

    When writer-producers James L. Brooks and Allan Burns dreamed up an edgy show about a divorced woman with a career, the CBS executives they pitched replied: “American audiences won’t tolerate divorce in a series’ lead any more than they will tolerate Jews, people with mustaches, and people who live in New York.” Forty years later, The Mary Tyler Moore Show is one of the most beloved and recognizable television shows of all time. It was an inspiration to a generation of women who wanted to have it all in an era when everything seemed possible. Jennifer Keishin Armstrong’s Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted tells the stories behind the making of this popular classic, introducing the groundbreaking female writers who lent real-life stories to their TV scripts; the men who created the indelible characters; the lone woman network executive who cast the legendary ensemble—and advocated for this provocative show—and the colorful cast of actors who made it all work. more

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  • Lottie Paris and the Best Place

    Lottie Paris and the Best Place

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Scott M. Fischer
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (2013, Mar 5th).
    Pages:   32

    The charming and spirited Lottie Paris is back—and she loves the library!Lottie Paris has a favorite place. The library! She loves to go there and read about space. She knows there are rules at the library, but sometimes they are not so easy to follow. The library is Carl’s favorite place, too. And he loves to read about dinosaurs. When Lottie and Carl meet, they become fast friends. Now Lottie reads about dinosaurs, and Carl loves space! After joyously introducing Lottie Paris in Lottie Paris Lives Here, Angela Johnson and Scott Fischer have created a brand-new world for Lottie to dream in—alongside a brand-new friend. more

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  • I invented the modern age : the rise of Henry Ford

    I invented the modern age : the rise of Henry Ford

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Richard Snow
    Format:    Book : Biography : English
    Publisher:   Simon & Schuster... (2013, Jan 1st).

    A fresh, meticulous, and entertaining account of Henry Ford and his invention of the Model-T-the machine that defined the dawning age in America. more

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  • The Homegrown Preschooler: Teaching Your Kids in the Places They Live

    The Homegrown Preschooler: Teaching Your Kids in the Places They Live

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Kathy H. Lee
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Gryphon House (2013, May 1st).
    Pages:   224

    With the accessibility of a parenting how-to book and the thorough educational foundation of an expensive boxed curriculum, this guide will inspire parents to use their homes as classrooms as they take advantage of the naturally rich learning opportunities that occur in everyday home life. Parents will learn how to transform their home into a learning environment that rivals the best preschool classroom by finding exciting learning opportunities in everyday occurrences, from using laundry to teach sorting to exploring growth cycles in the garden. Parents can make easy use of simple-to-start ideas, advice, and activities, as well as organizational tips, recipes, and more than 200 activities that are easy to pull together. In addition, there are convenient charts and checklists to document children’s growth, which will help ensure there are no gaps in educational, social, or physical development. more

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