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Whole Person Librarianship: A Social Work Approach to Patron Services

Sara K. Zettervall
Format: Paperback

Whole Person Librarianship guides librarians through the practical process of facilitating connections among libraries, social workers, and social services; explains why those connections are important; and puts them in the context of a national movement.* Gain multiple examples of library-social...
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Antibiotics: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Wilson, Mary E. · Oxford University Press
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Virtually everyone has taken antibiotics. They can be lifesavers -- and they can be useless. What are they? How are they used? And what happens as the effectiveness of antibiotics continues to decline? Antibiotics: What Everyone Needs to Know® examines the personal and societal implications...
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For the Love of Men: A New Vision for Mindful Masculinity

Plank, Liz · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A nonfiction investigation into masculinity, For The Love of Men provides actionable steps for how to be a man in the modern world, while also exploring how being a man in the world has evolved. In 2019, traditional masculinity is both rewarded and sanctioned. Men grow up being told that...
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The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us

Tough, Paul · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The best-selling author of How Children Succeed returns with a devastatingly powerful, mind-changing inquiry into higher education in the United States Does college work? Does it provide real opportunity for young people who want to improve themselves and their prospects? Or is it simply...
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The Coen Brothers' America

Booker, M. Keith · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 232
Format: Hardcover

For more than three decades, Joel and Ethan Coen have produced some of the most unique and thought-provoking works in modern cinema. In broad comedies such as Raising Arizona, violent thrillers like No Country for Old Men, and black comedies such as Fargo, the filmmakers have offered brilliant...
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The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience

Hillary Rodham Clinton · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them - women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done.She couldn't have been more than seven or eight years old. "Go ahead, ask your...
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Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society Thrive

Marc Brackett · Celadon Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The mental well-being of children and adults is shockingly poor. Marc Brackett, author of Permission to Feel, knows why. And he knows what we can do. "We have a crisis on our hands, and its victims are our children."Marc Brackett is a professor in Yale University's Child Study...
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Apollo's Legacy: Perspectives on the Moon Landings

Roger D. Launius · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

An all-encompassing look at the history and enduring impact of the Apollo space programIn Apollo's Legacy, space historian Roger D. Launius explores the many-faceted stories told about the meaning of the Apollo program and how it forever altered American society. The Apollo missions...
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The Green New Deal: Why the Fossil Fuel Civilization Will Collapse by 2028, and the Bold Economic Plan to Save Life on Earth

Rifkin, Jeremy · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An urgent plan to confront climate change, transform the American economy, and create a green post-fossil fuel culture.A new vision for America's future is quickly gaining momentum. Facing a global emergency, a younger generation is spearheading a national conversation around a Green...
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The Meritocracy Trap: How America's Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, Dismantles the Middle Class, and Devours the Elite

Markovits, Daniel · Penguin Press
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A revolutionary new argument from eminent Yale Law professor Daniel Markovits attacking the false promise of meritocracy It is an axiom of American life that advantage should be earned through ability and effort. Even as the country divides itself at every turn, the meritocratic ideal - that...
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