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Organic: A Journalist's Quest to Discover the Truth behind Food Labeling

Peter Laufer · Lyons Pr
Pages: 275
Format: Print book

Part food narrative, part investigation, part adventure story, Organic is an eye-opening and entertaining look into the anything goes world behind the organic label. It is also a wakeup call about the dubious origins of food labeled organic. After eating some suspect organic walnuts that...
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Everybody's Guide to Small Claims Court

Ralph Warner · Nolo
Pages: 424
Format: Paperback

Successfully present and win your small claims court case. Thorough preparation for your day in small claims court can make the difference between writing a check and receiving one, so get the only guide to small claims court that provides tips by former judges. Everybody's Guide...
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Quick & Legal Will Book

Denis Clifford · NOLO
Pages: 204
Format: Paperback

Make your own legal will, quickly & easily! If you want to create a will without the trouble, the Quick & Legal Will Book is the simplest and fastest way to reach your goal. Get the forms and step-by-step instructions to make a basic will that meets your needs with this all-in-one...
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The Everything Executor and Trustee Book: A Step-by-Step Guide to Estate and Trust Administration

Douglas D. Wilson · Adams Media Corporation
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Essential information for executors or trustees for wills and trusts!Being appointed the task of carrying out the terms of a will or trust is daunting, especially if it's your first time. The good news is you won't have to figure it out alone. Certified Trust and Financial Advisor...
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How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight

Julian Guthrie · Penguin Books
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

The historic race that reawakened the promise of manned spaceflight Alone in a Spartan black cockpit, test pilot Mike Melvill rocketed toward space. He had eighty seconds to exceed the speed of sound and begin the climb to a target no civilian pilot had ever reached. He might not make it back...
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Careers in Law, Criminal Justice & Emergency Services

Michael Ph.D. Shally-Jensen · Salem Press
Format: Hardcover

Written for high school and undergraduate students, this series will help students explore their futures, and set goals in these exciting fields. This title examines 20 occupations in law and criminology. Careers covered in the text include Courts Court Administration Judge Attorney Law Enforcement...
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Butchering Poultry, Rabbit, Lamb, Goat, and Pork: The Comprehensive Photographic Guide to Humane Slaughtering and Butchering

Adam Danforth · Storey Publishing, LLC; Com edition
Format: Hardcover

Using detailed, step-by-step photography of every stage of the process, Adam Danforth shows you exactly how to humanely slaughter and butcher chickens and other poultry, rabbits, sheep, pigs, and goats. From creating the right pre-slaughter conditions to killing, skinning, keeping cold,...
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A School of Our Own: The Story of the First Student-Run High School and a New Vision for American Education

Sam Levin · New Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A School of Our Own tells the remarkable story of the Independent Project, the first student-run high school in America. Founder Samuel Levin, a high school junior who had already achieved international fame for creating Project Sprout - the first farm-to-school lunch program in the United...
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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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Beyond Human: How Cutting-Edge Science Is Extending Our Lives

Eve Herold · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Never before in the history of medicine has mankind faced such hope and peril as those of us poised to embrace the radical medical technologies of today. Beyond Human examines the medical technologies taking shape at the nexus of computing, microelectronics, engineering, nanotechnology,...
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A Smarter Charter: Finding What Works for Charter Schools and Public Education

Richard D Kahlenberg · Teachers College Press
Pages: 229
Format: Print book

Moving beyond the debate over whether or not charter schools should exist, A Smarter Charter wrestles with the question of what kind of charter schools we should encourage. The authors begin by tracing the evolution of charter schools from teacher union leader Albert Shanker's original...
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Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots

John Markoff · ECCO
Pages: 378
Format: Print book

As robots are increasingly integrated into modern society - on the battlefield and the road, in business, education, and health - Pulitzer-Prize-winning New York Times science writer John Markoff searches for an answer to one of the most important questions of our age: will these machines...
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Marijuana Reform

H. W. Wilson · Hw Wilson Co
Format: Print book

Marijuana Reform is a collection of articles that examine the recent push for marijuana policy reform in America, which has reached a turning point in 2013 as many states are trending towards legalization and taxation of the psychoactive drug, both medicinally and recreationally. The volume...
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The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World

Adam Gazzaley · MIT Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Most of us will freely admit that we are obsessed with our devices. We pride ourselves on our ability to multitask -- read work email, reply to a text, check Facebook, watch a video clip. Talk on the phone, send a text, drive a car. Enjoy family dinner with a glowing smartphone next to our plates....
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When Nothing Else Works: What Early Childhood Professionals Can Do to Reduce Challenging Behaviors

William DeMeo PhD · Gryphon House
Format: Paperback

With the help of this book, teachers will learn to utilize a variety of shared creative strategies and techniques—from aromatherapy to affirmations—to address and adjust problematic behavior in the classroom while simultaneously promoting resilience and active engagement in learning....
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