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Sharks

by Micah and Nora May Library For All (June 23, 2018)

There are many different kinds of sharks. Some are big and some are small. How much do you know about sharks? Reading Level 2 Global Book Collection Keywords: natural world; animals; marine life; predators.


Sharks

by Micah and Nora May Library For All (July 27, 2018)

There are many different kinds of sharks. Some are big and some are small. How much do you know about sharks? Reading Level 2 Global Book Collection Keywords: natural world; animals; marine life; predators.


Merry Midwinter

by Gillian Monks Unbound (October 04, 2018)

Celebrating midwinter is not about what you buy or how much you spend – it's about your attitude to life. Turn away from the frenetic consumerism of Christmas and rediscover the authentic and meaningful realities...


Riding High: Horses, Humans and History in South Africa

by Sandra Swart Wits University Press (January 01, 2010)

Horses were key to the colonial economies of southern Africa, buttressing the socio-political order and inspiring contemporary imaginations. Just as they had done in Europe, Asia, the Americas and North Africa,...


Climate Change: Briefings from Southern Africa

by Bob Scholes, Mary Scholes & Mike Lucas Wits University Press (November 01, 2015)

Questions: • How do greenhouse gases regulate the Earth's temperature? • How hot will it get? • Will South Africa run out of water? • Do cow-farts really cause global warming? • Isn't climate change...


The Sea is Not Full

by Charles J. Doane Seapoint Books (April 01, 2017)

The Sea Is Not Full is an eclectic personal sailing narrative that mixes accounts of two dramatic boat abandonments and a cruise up a West African river with practical advice on learning to sail, navigation,...


Pinewood Derby Designs & Patterns

by Troy Thorne Fox Chapel Publishing (September 01, 2006)

Build the coolest car in the pinewood derby! In this ultimate design guide, Troy Thorne - woodworker, artist and derby-winning dad - shares his expert tips, techniques and amazing patterns so parents and scouts...


Endgame Virtuoso Magnus Carlsen

by Tibor Karolyi New in Chess (July 20, 2018)

The secrets of Magnus Carlsen’s endgame technique Magnus Carlsen’s brilliant endgame play has been one of the key reasons for his success. At the age of 13 the Norwegian became the youngest grandmaster in...


The Times Improve Your Bridge Game

by Andrew Robson & The Times Mind Games Collins (September 06, 2018)

Based on The Times Bridge column, an extensive bridge guide aimed at the less experienced or social player who longs to improve their game, with instructive deals and tips, as well as a helpful Index.

Andrew...


Taking Shergar

by Milton C. Toby The University Press of Kentucky (August 15, 2018)

It was a cold and foggy February night in 1983 when a group of armed thieves crept onto Ballymany Stud, near The Curragh in County Kildare, Ireland, to steal Shergar, one of the Thoroughbred industry's most...


Best Hikes with Dogs Texas Hill Country and Coast

by Melissa Gaskill Mountaineers Books (September 13, 2006)

Hikes to delight both you and your dog selected from throughout the Texas Hill Country and Gulf Coast regions


Eclipse Phase Core Rulebook

by Lars Blumenstein Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

  • Your mind is software. Program it.
  • Your body is a shell. Change it.
  • Death is a disease. Cure it.
  • Extinction is approaching. Fight it.

A Quick-Start Rulebook is also available.

Humanity stands on the cusp of...


Eclipse Phase Quick-Start Rules

by Lars Blumenstein Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

A Playable Introduction to the Full Roleplaying Game

The System

• Eclipse Phase uses a d100/percentile system. It’s fast, simple and streamlined so players can immerse themselves in the setting without being...


Elkhorn

by Richard Taylor The University Press of Kentucky (August 03, 2018)

When former Kentucky Poet Laureate Richard Taylor took a job at Kentucky State University in 1975, he purchased a fixer-upper -- in need of a roof, a paint job, city water, and central heating -- that became...


Bird Brain: Over 2,400 Questions to Test Your Bird Knowledge

by William Collins William Collins (August 23, 2018)

An ornithological quiz book packed with challenging questions for birders, based on the popular ‘Bird Brain of Britain’ contest at the annual BirdFair.

The British Birdwatching Fair, held every August at...


Spy School

by Denis Bukin St. Martin's Press (September 18, 2018)

Learn the secrets to a vastly improved memory and see if you have what it takes to be a Russian spy in this "found" KGB manual--a #1 bestseller in Russia.

When most people think of the word spy, they imagine...


Baseball and American Culture

by John P. Rossi Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 04, 2018)

For more than a hundred years, baseball has been woven into the American way of life. By the time they reach high school, children have learned about the struggles and triumphs of players like Jackie Robinson....


More Than a Game

by David K. Wiggins, Jacqueline M. Moore & Nina Mjagkij Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 01, 2018)

More than a Game discusses how African American men and women sought to participate in sport and what that participation meant to them, the African American community, and the United States more generally. Recognizing...


The Other Classroom

by Michael J. Coffino Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 31, 2018)

High school sports programs are not simply one-dimensional after-school recreational diversions from the rigors of academic life. In The Other Classroom: The Essential Importance of High School Athletics, Michael...


Born on the Links

by John Williamson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 15, 2018)

Golf has been around for over 600 years, its origins tracing back to the links in Scotland in the fifteenth century. Since then, the game has spread worldwide, with millions of fans and players from all walks...


North American Wildlife Policy and Law

by Bruce D. Leopold, Winifred B. Kessler & James L. Cummins Boone and Crockett Club (July 15, 2018)

Students, university faculty, and wildlife professionals now have an indispensable book that provides a full and accurate account of natural resource policy and law as it relates to wildlife in North America...


The Spartan Way

by Joe De Sena St. Martin's Press (September 04, 2018)

New York Times bestselling author Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan, the global health and wellness platform, leader in obstacle racing, and executive producer of NBC’s television show Spartan: Ultimate...


Underbug

by Lisa Margonelli Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 21, 2018)

The award-winning journalist Lisa Margonelli, national bestselling author of Oil on the Brain: Petroleum’s Long, Strange Trip to Your Tank, investigates the environmental and economic impact termites inflict...


Islamophobia and Anti-Muslim Sentiment

by Peter Gottschalk & Gabriel Greenberg Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 19, 2018)

In the minds of many Americans, Islam is synonymous with the Middle East, Muslim men with violence, and Muslim women with oppression. A clash of civilizations appears to be increasingly manifest and the war...


Overshot Simply

by Susan Kesler-Simpson Stackpole Books (August 01, 2018)

Overshot is perhaps the most iconic weaving technique--think antique coverlets and fancy table runners--yet many weavers are intimidated by its complex-looking structure. But it doesn't have to be difficult!...


Paper Bead Jewelry

by Keiko Sakamoto & World Book Media Stackpole Books (August 20, 2018)

Any paper—magazines, newspapers, wrapping paper, copy paper—can be upcycled into a variety of shapes and sizes of paper beads that can be used to make colorful, unique pieces of jewelry that no one would...


Best Hikes Atlanta

by Render Davis & Helen Davis Falcon Guides (September 01, 2018)

Best Hikes Atlanta introduces nearly forty distinct outdoor hiking destinations across the metropolitan area, from the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in the north to the rolling, heavily forested Piedmont...


Sailing for Kids

by Tim Davison & Steve Kibble Fernhurst Books Limited (July 14, 2015)

Sailing for Kids is aimed at children aged 8-15 who are taking their first steps into the fantastic world of sailing. Packed full of colour photographs and diagrams, this straightforward and easy-to-understand...


Racundra's First Cruise

by Arthur Ransome Fernhurst Books Limited (March 17, 2015)

Racundra’s First Cruise is Arthur Ransome’s account of Racundra’s maiden voyage, which took place in August and September 1922. The cruise took him from Riga, in Latvia to Helsingfors (Helsinki) in Finland,...


Simple Boat Maintenance

by Pat Manley Fernhurst Books Limited (July 11, 2014)

Simple Boat Maintenance concentrates on the 67 most common boat maintenance jobs. Each is rated for difficulty on a scale of 1-5 and is explained in simple steps with lots of photos and diagrams. No special...


Coach Yourself to Win

by Jon Emmett Fernhurst Books Limited (February 24, 2015)

This book will help you to succeed on the water whether your aim is Club, National, International (or even Olympic) level. With detailed analysis, challenging exercises and useful top tips throughout, everything...


Surf UK

by Alf Alderson Fernhurst Books Limited (April 21, 2008)

This is your ultimate guide to Britain’s surf beaches. It’s packed with the local knowledge you need to discover exciting waves in unexpected places. Discover the hidden spots that make the UK a surfing...


Learn to Sail (enhanced)

by Tim Hore Fernhurst Books Limited (February 09, 2012)

Get afloat and start having fun with step-by-step advice, photo sequences and diagrams. This jargon-free guide allows complete novices to get out on the water with the minimum of fuss. One- and two-person dinghies...


Underwater Photography

by Maria Munn Fernhurst Books Limited (June 29, 2012)

This is a step-by-step guide to taking professional quality underwater photos with a point-and-shoot camera. _x000D_Modern compact cameras are capable of capturing fantastic underwater images – and this book...


Shark Bytes

by John Bantin Fernhurst Books Limited (September 15, 2015)

The popular image of sharks is of a dorsal fin cleaving the surface as it rushes to its next kill, but this is a limited caricature. There are over 500 species to choose from, most of whom are far more frightened...


VHF Afloat

by Sara Hopkinson Fernhurst Books Limited (November 14, 2008)

VHF Afloat explains how to use your VHF DSC radio. It covers licensing the equipment and gaining the operator certificate, and then takes you through each type of call. Each procedure is clearly illustrated...


Ultimate Sailing Adventures: 100 Extraordinary Experiences on the Water

by Miles Kendall Fernhurst Books Limited (October 27, 2009)

Do you dream of sailing around one of the Great Capes? Would you like to cruise up the Amazon or cross the Pacific on a windsurfer? How about competing in the America’s Cup or Volvo Ocean Race? These are just...


Ultimate Canoe & Kayak Adventures

by Eugene Buchanan, Jason Smith & James Weir Fernhurst Books Limited (August 31, 2012)

This book is stunningly illustrated and has something for everyone, from whitewater adrenaline junkie to extreme sea kayaker. The adventures cover every sort of paddling venue - from mountain chasms, gentle...


Ultimate Fishing Adventures

by Henry Gilbey Fernhurst Books Limited (August 31, 2012)

This book takes you on a remarkable journey visiting 100 destinations from Alaska to New Zealand. Fly, lure and bait fishing in rivers, oceans and lakes, from deftly dropping a fly in front of a hungry trout...


Learn the Nautical Rules of the Road

by Paul Boissier Fernhurst Books Limited (July 03, 2018)

Collisions are expensive! Learning, understanding and remembering the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGs) is essential for anyone venturing onto the water. Leisure boaters, as...


The Sailor's Book of Weather

by Simon Keeling Fernhurst Books Limited (April 11, 2008)

Introducing key principles that influence the weather, this guide gives sailors the tools to forecast from observations and the available information. Wind, clouds and weather patterns are all covered, arming...


The Laser Book

by Tim Davison Fernhurst Books Limited (September 12, 2017)

The Laser is the world’s most popular adult dinghy and comes with three rigs: Standard (used by men at the Olympic games), Radial (used by women at the Olympic games) and 4.7 (used by young people moving up...


The Mirror Book: Mirror Sailing from Start to Finish

by Peter Aitken & Tim Davison Fernhurst Books Limited (June 13, 2008)

The Mirror is one of the UK’s best-loved dinghies. This book teaches you how to sail and race one and how to get the best out of it.

 The Mirror dinghy is a British sailing icon and continues to evolve, keeping...


Wind Strategy

by David Houghton & Fiona Campbell Fernhurst Books Limited (September 13, 2016)

The wind powers everything a sailor does and this book will help you to understand it. As a result you will be more prepared for your race, able to anticipate changes in the wind better and know what to do when...


Sailing Around Britain: A Weekend Sailor's Voyage in 50 Day Sails

by Kim Sturgess Fernhurst Books Limited (October 03, 2017)

Kim Sturgess was a weekend sailor: he enjoyed club racing and several brief sailing holidays, but had never attempted a substantial expedition. Reaching the age of fifty focused the mind and he decided to sail...


Rigging

by Danilo Fabbroni Fernhurst Books Limited (April 09, 2008)

Rigging covers every aspect of standing and running rigging on a boat. The book explains the various options and materials with clear illustrations and photographs. An easy step-by-step guide, you will learn...


The Crew's Pocketbook

by Tim Davison Fernhurst Books Limited (January 19, 2018)

The ideal companion for anyone new to sailing, or those looking to remind themselves of the essential skills. Written in a friendly and approachable way, it assumes no nautical knowledge and uses diagrams and...


Diesel's Afloat

by Pat Manley Fernhurst Books Limited (April 04, 2007)

Diesel engines are installed in just about every yacht and in most large motorboats. This book explains how to prevent problems, troubleshoot and make repairs using safe techniques. It will help you save money...


Dinghy Sailing: Start to Finish

by Barry Pickthall Fernhurst Books Limited (February 27, 2009)

Dinghy Sailing: Start to Finish is a complete reference for every level of sailor whether you are a beginner and need a straightforward, easy-to-understand guide or are taking your sailing to the next level...


Essential Boat Electics

by Pat Manley Fernhurst Books Limited (March 04, 2014)

Essential Boat Electrics removes the mystique of boat electrics. It shows you how to carry out many electrical jobs on-board properly and safely. Included are tutorials, from using a multimeter and wiring and...