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Protecting the Planet: Environmental Champions from Conservation to Climate Change

Budd Titlow · Prometheus Books
Pages: 587
Format: Hardcover

Climate change is often associated with predictions of dire calamities. But in the past, heroic individuals have stepped forward to meet even the most ominous ecological challenges. This book tells an inspirational story--a story both of pioneering environmentalists who raised our collective...
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Play Today: Building the Young Brain Through Creative Expression

Ann Barbour · Gryphon House
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

When young children are engaged in imaginative play, they are not just having fun; they are developing skills and concepts that are foundational to their learning. Teachers can get the most out of this critical development time with thoughtful preparations that allow the children to freely...
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Plan Your Estate

Denis Clifford · NOLO; Twelfth Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Straightforward, plain-English explanations of every significant estate-planning option available, all in easy to understand language. Nolo's bestseller Plan Your Estate shows how to:
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A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age

Daniel J Levitin · Dutton
Pages: 292
Format: Print book

From The New York Times bestselling author of THE ORGANIZED MIND and THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON MUSIC, a primer to the critical thinking that is more necessary now than ever. We are bombarded with more information each day than our brains can process - especially in election season. It's raining...
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The Executor's Guide: Settling a Loved One's Estate or Trust

Mary Randolph · NOLO; Sixth Edition edition
Format: Book

The step-by-step guide to serving as an executor. If you need to wrap up the affairs of a loved one who has died, you may feel overwhelmed - especially when you're grieving. But you can do it, and this book will show you how. A roadmap to follow. The Executor's Guide will lead...
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Idea to Invention: What You Need to Know to Cash In on Your Inspiration

Patricia Nolan-Brown · AMACOM
Pages: 254
Format: Print book

You don't have to be a mechanical genius to be an inventor. Anyone can invent - a parent wrestling with a baby sling ...a coach frustrated with slick-soled running shoes ...an office worker determined to keep the computer cords untangled. Inventing is simply finding clever solutions...
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Beyond Earth: Our Path to a New Home in the Planets

Charles P Wohlforth · Pantheon Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From a leading planetary scientist and an award-winning science writer: a propulsive account of the developments and initiatives that have transformed the dream of space colonization into something that may well be achievable.We are at the cusp of a golden age in space science, as increasingly...
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Kitchen Creamery: Making Yogurt, Butter & Cheese at Home

Louella Hill · Chronicle Books,
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

As the DIY movement continues to gain momentum, it's no wonder home cheesemaking is the next hot topic. And from cheesemaking authority and teacher Louella Hill comes an education so timely and inspiring that every cheese lover and cheesemonger, from novice to professional, will have...
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Foreclosure Survival Guide, The: Keep Your House or Walk Away With Money in Your Pocket

Stephen Elias · NOLO
Pages: 360
Format: Paperback

In foreclosure? Know your options If you're one of the millions of Americans in danger of losing your house, The Foreclosure Survival Guide provides the practical information you need, including: the ins and outs of foreclosure how to decide if you should try to keep your...
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The Fracking Truth:America's Energy Revolution: the Inside, Untold Story

Chris Faulkner · Platform Press; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

The revolution has already begun. The fracking revolution, that is. The Fracking Truth is a primer on America’s ongoing energy revolution, but it’s also a call to action. The oil and gas industry has failed itself and failed the American public by doing a poor job of educating...
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Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon

JEFFREY KLUGER · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The untold story of the historic voyage to the moon that closed out one of our darkest years with a nearly unimaginable triumphIn August 1968, NASA made a bold decision: in just sixteen weeks, the United States would launch humankind's first flight to the moon. Only the year before, three...
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Free Speech Beyond Words: The Surprising Reach of the First Amendment

Mark V Tushnet · New York University Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The Supreme Court has unanimously held that Jackson Pollock's paintings, Arnold Schoenberg's music, and Lewis Carroll's poem "Jabberwocky" are "unquestionably shielded" by the First Amendment. Nonrepresentational art, instrumental music, and nonsense: all receive...
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Renters' Rights: The Basics

Janet Portman Attorney · NOLO; Eighth Edition edition
Format: Print book

Handle problems with landlords and roommates The landlord ignores your repair requests. Your roommate is always late with his share of the rent. Your upstairs neighbors party all the time. The landlord won't return your security deposit. How can you deal with these problems - and others...
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Motor Vehicle License Clerk

Jack Rudman · National Learning Corporation

The Motor Vehicle License Clerk Passbook® prepares you for your test by allowing you to take practice exams in the subjects you need to study. It provides hundreds of questions and answers in the areas that will likely be covered on your upcoming exam, including but not limited to: name...
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