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Below the Edge of Darkness: A Memoir of Exploring Light and Life in the Deep Sea

Edith Widder - Random House
Format: Hardcover

."Edith Widder's childhood dream of becoming a marine biologist was almost derailed in college, when complications from a surgery gone wrong caused temporary blindness. A new reality of shifting shadows drew her fascination to the power of light - as well as the importance of optimism....
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Body Leaping Backward: Memoir of a Delinquent Girlhood

Maureen Stanton - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

The "mesmerizing . . . daring and important"* story of a risk-taking girlhood spent in a working-class prison town *Andre Dubus IIIFor Maureen Stanton's proper Catholic mother, the town's maximum security prison was a way to keep her seven children in line ("If you don't...
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The Bee-Friendly Garden: Design an Abundant, Flower-Filled Yard that Nurtures Bees and Supports Biodiversity

Kate Frey - Ten Speed Press
Format: Print book

For every gardener who cares about the planet, this guide to designing a bee garden helps you create a stunningly colorful, vibrant, healthy habitat that attracts both honeybees and native bees.In The Bee-Friendly Garden, award-winning garden designer Kate Frey and bee expert Gretchen...
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The Elephants of Thula Thula (Elephant Whisperer Book 3)

Françoise Malby-Anthony - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Françoise Malby-Anthony's The Elephants of Thula Thula is a powerful, gripping story about an extraordinary herd of elephants and the woman dedicated to keeping them safe.. 'Somehow, the elephants got into my soul, and it became my life's work to see them safe and happy. There...
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Astronomy For Dummies, ( Chapter Quizzes Online)

Stephen P. Maran - ?For Dummies; 5th edition
Format: Paperback

Embark on your own personal journey into the night sky. Stardate: Today!Ever catch yourself staring up at the night sky and wondering just what the heck is out there? While no one book can answer all your questions, Astronomy For Dummies will take you on a tour through the Milky Way (and...
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Brave New Arctic: The Untold Story of the Melting North

Mark C Serreze - Princeton University Press
Format: Hardcover

An insider account of how researchers unraveled the mystery of the thawing ArcticIn the 1990s, researchers in the Arctic noticed that floating summer sea ice had begun receding. This was accompanied by shifts in ocean circulation and unexpected changes in weather patterns throughout the world....
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Love and Justice: A Story of Triumph on Two Different Courts

Maya Moore Irons - Andscape
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Just Mercy, an inspirational memoir by WNBA star Maya Moore Irons and her husband, Jonathan Irons, who she helped free from a wrongful conviction.A journey for justice turned into a love story when Maya Moore, one of the WNBA's brightest stars, married the man she helped...
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Drug Use for Grown-Ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear

Carl L. Hart
Format: Hardcover

Dr. Carl L. Hart, Ziff Professor at Columbia University and former chair of the Department of Psychology, is one of the world's preeminent experts on the effects of so-called recreational drugs on the human mind and body. Dr. Hart is open about the fact that he uses drugs himself, in a happy...
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Fat Talk: Parenting in the Age of Diet Culture

Virginia Sole-Smith - Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

In this illuminating narrative on the daily onslaught of body shame that kids face from peers, school, diet culture, and parents themselves, journalist Virginia Sole-Smith offers a compelling reported look at how families can change the conversation around weight, health, and self-worth.....
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I Know Who You Are: How an Amateur DNA Sleuth Unmasked the Golden State Killer and Changed Crime Fighting Forever

Barbara Rae-Venter - Ballantine Books
Format: Hardcover

The amateur DNA sleuth who cracked the most infamous cold case in American history -- that of the Golden State Killer - tells the incredible true story of how she did it, and explains how her methods have changed the course of criminal investigations forever.For twelve years he terrorized...
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