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Plastic Purge: How to Use Less Plastic, Eat Better, Keep Toxins Out of Your Body, and Help Save the Sea Turtles!

Michael SanClements · St. Martin's Griffin
Format: Paperback

Now a Denver Post #1 bestseller. Plastic is everywhere we look. Our computers and children's toys are made out of it, and our water and slices of American cheese are packaged in it. But why is there so much and what is it doing to our bodies? Is it possible to use less plastic and be happier...
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LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media

P W Singer · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Two defense experts explore the collision of war, politics, and social media, where the most important battles are now only a click away. Through the weaponization of social media, the internet is changing war and politics, just as war and politics are changing the internet. Terrorists...
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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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Find Me Unafraid: Love, Loss, and Hope in an African Slum

Kennedy Odede · Ecco Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Find Me Unafraid tells the uncommon love story between two uncommon people whose collaboration sparked a successful movement to transform the lives of vulnerable girls and the urban poor. With a Foreword by Nicholas Kristof.This is the story of two young people from completely different...
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College Planning for Gifted Students: Choosing and Getting into the Right College

Sandra Berger · Prufrock Press; 4 edition
Format: Paperback

College Planning for Gifted Students: Choosing and Getting into the Right College is a must-have for any gifted or advanced learner planning to attend college. Sandra Berger, a nationally recognized expert on college and career planning for gifted students, provides a hands-on, practical...
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The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had

Susan Wise Bauer · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

The enduring and engaging guide to educating yourself in the classical tradition.Have you lost the art of reading for pleasure? Are there books you know you should read but haven't because they seem too daunting? In The Well-Educated Mind, Susan Wise Bauer provides a welcome and encouraging...
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This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm

TED GENOWAYS · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 226
Format: Hardcover

Is there still a place for the farm in today's America?The family farm lies at the heart of our national identity, yet its future is in peril. Rick Hammond grew up on a small ranch, and for forty years he has raised cattle and crops on his wife's fifth-generation homestead in York County,...
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A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution

Jennifer A Doudna · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A trailblazing biologist grapples with her role in the biggest scientific discovery of our era: a cheap, easy way of rewriting genetic code, with nearly limitless promise and peril. Not since the atomic bomb has a technology so alarmed its inventors that they warned the world about its use....
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New Space Frontiers: Venturing into Earth Orbit and Beyond

Piers Bizony · Zenith Press
Format: Hardcover

Take a journey into the New Space Frontier!It is easy to imagine that the space shuttle's retirement has edged the Space Age toward closure, at least in terms of human flight beyond the bounds of earth. In fact, there are more people-carrying ships being constructed now than at any time...
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Soar: How Boys Learn, Succeed, and Develop Character

David Banks · Atria / 37 Ink; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

From a respected educator who has advised Hillary Clinton and Cory Booker on scholastic issues a rare book that can bring tears to your eyes while showing the way to deep and meaningful social change New York Times bestselling author William PollackDavid Banks knows a few things about at-risk...
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Law of the Jungle: The $19 Billion Legal Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who'd Stop at Nothing to Win

Paul M. Barrett · Broadway Books
Format: Kindle Edition

The gripping story of one American lawyer's obsessive crusade - waged at any cost - against Big Oil on behalf of the poor farmers and indigenous tribes of the Amazon rainforest.Steven Donziger, a self-styled social activist and Harvard educated lawyer, signed on to a budding class action...
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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2019

Bill Cosby · Old Farmer's Almanac
Pages: 304
Format: Audiobook

It's another new year celebrating everything under the Sun, including the Moon, with The Old Farmer's Almanac, America's oldest continuously published periodical! Always timely, topical, and distinctively "useful, with a pleasant degree of humor," the Almanac has been...
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Future Tech, Right Now: X-Ray Vision, Mind Control, and Other Amazing Stuff from Tomorrow

HowStuffWorks.com · Sourcebooks
Format: Print book

From X-ray vision to mind reading, come explore the coolest and craziest technology of the future Flying cars! Teleporting! Robot servants! These fantastic concepts are closer to reality than you think. In this exciting book, the team at HowStuffWorks tackles the technology, devices, and developments...
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Blackboard: A Personal History of the Classroom

Lewis Buzbee · Graywolf Press
Format: Hardcover

A captivating meditation on education from the author of The Yellow-Lighted BookshopIn Blackboard, Lewis Buzbee looks back over a lifetime of experiences in schools and classrooms, from kindergarten to college and beyond. He offers fascinating histories of the key ideas informing educational...
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Praxis Core For Dummies, with Online Practice Tests

Chan Cleveland · For Dummies; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Get the ultimate guide to the Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators, complete with practice tests The Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators test has replaced the Praxis (PPST) as the pre-certification exam for educators, and plenty has changed. The new exam still tests competency...
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