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A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity
A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity

Nicholas D. Kristof · Knopf
Format: Hardcover

An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad—a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles...
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A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power
A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power

Jimmy Carter · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The world’s discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter’s call to action.President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths....
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Substitute : going to school with a thousand children.
Substitute : going to school with a thousand children.

Nicholson Baker · Penguin Books
Pages: 736
Format: Print book

In 2014, after a brief orientation course and a few fingerprinting sessions, Nicholson Baker became an on-call substitute teacher in a Maine public school district. He awoke to the dispatcher's five-forty a.m. phone call and headed to one of several nearby schools; when he got there, he did his best...
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Social Security Handbook 2015: Overview of Social Security Programs
Social Security Handbook 2015: Overview of Social Security Programs

Social Security Administration · Bernan Press

The Social Security Handbook: Overview of Social Security Programs, 2015 provides information about Social Security programs and services, and identifies rights and obligations under the Social Security laws. The handbook also contains information about related programs administered by agencies...
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17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History
17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

Andrew Morton · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"Morton tells the story of the feckless Edward VIII, later Duke of Windsor, his American wife Wallis Simpson, the bizarre wartime Nazi plot to make him a puppet king after the invasion of Britain, and the attempted cover-up by Churchill, General Eisenhower, and King George VI of the Duke's...
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Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Family, Community and Culture
Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Family, Community and Culture

Karenga Maulana. · University of Sankore Press
Pages: 143
Format: Book

Book by Karenga, Maulana, Karenga
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A to Zoo: Subject Access to Children's Picture Books, 9th Edition
A to Zoo: Subject Access to Children's Picture Books, 9th Edition

Rebecca L. Thomas · Libraries Unlimited; 9 edition
Format: Hardcover

The beloved favorite of children's librarians everywhere, A to Zoo provides easy subject access that helps librarians build, enhance, and organize storytime programs and reading lists, as well as to help them develop their collections and support curricular needs. * Arranges 17,025...
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Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution
Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution

John Paul Stevens · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

For the first time ever, a retired Supreme Court Justice offers a manifesto on how the Constitution needs to change. By the time of his retirement in June 2010, John Paul Stevens had become the second longest serving Justice in the history of the Supreme Court. Now he draws upon his more...
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If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty
If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty

Eric Metaxas · Viking
Pages: 260
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas delivers an extraordinary book that is part history and part rousing call to arms, steeped in a critical analysis of our founding fathers' original intentions for America.In 1787, when the Constitution was drafted, a woman asked Ben Franklin...
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After the Tall Timber: Collected Nonfiction
After the Tall Timber: Collected Nonfiction

Renata Adler · New York Review Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

What is really going on here? For decades Renata Adler has been asking and answering this question with unmatched urgency. As a staff writer at The New Yorker. Adler reported on civil rights from Selma, Alabama; the wars in Biafra, and the Middle East; the Nixon impeachment inquiry;...
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The Two-State Delusion: Israel and Palestine – A Tale of Two Narratives
The Two-State Delusion: Israel and Palestine – A Tale of Two Narratives

Padraig O'Malley · Viking; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

"A thoughtful autopsy of the failed two-state paradigm . . . Evenhanded, diplomatic, mutually respectful and enormously useful." - Kirkus, starred reviewDisputes over settlements, the right of return, the rise of Hamas, recognition of Israel as a Jewish state, and other intractable...
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The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership: Classical Wisdom for Modern Leaders
The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership: Classical Wisdom for Modern Leaders

M. A. Soupios · AMACOM
Format: Hardcover

Skills and experience might land you a leadership position, but they don't make you a true leader. Leadership comes from inside - and the greatest leaders first question themselves before they tackle the world around them. To aid in this critical interrogation, The Ten Golden Rules...
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