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Kendi, Ibram X.

Summary: ""The only way to undo racism is to consistently identify and describe it -- and then dismantle it." Ibram X. Kendi's concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America -- but even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. In How to Be an Antiracist, Kendi asks us to think about what an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 Kendi 2019

Summary: The 2016 election of Donald J. Trump exposed a deep divide in American politics and culture, one that pollsters and pundits didn't seem to realize was there. But Trump did, and he used it to his advantage in ways that surprised nearly everyone, even those who voted for him. Perhaps the biggest question on many people's minds is how, exactly, did a crass, unrepentant reality TV star and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.933 Lee 2017

Bryson, Bill.

Summary: Bryson gives a tour of his house, a rural English parsonage, showing how each room has figured in the evolution of private life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2010

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Erikson, Thomas

Summary: Erikson explains that there are four key behavior types that define how we interact with and perceive the people around us. Reds are dominant and commanding, Yellows are social and optimistic, Greens are laid back and friendly, and Blues are analytical and precise. Understanding someone's pattern of behavior is the key to successful communication. Erikson provides practical advice for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Essentials 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.2 Erikson 2019

Zadoorian, Michael

Summary: "Danny Yzemski is a husky, pop radio-loving loner balancing a dysfunctional homelife with the sudden harsh realities of freshman year at a high school marked by racial turbulence."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Zadoorian

Kelsey, Elin

Summary: "This book explores the death of a loved one through the parallel experiences of other species of animals, similar to Elin's treatment of nature in You Are Stardust and problem-solving in Wild Ideas. As with Elin's previous picture books, A Last Goodbye will combine simple, poetic text with a "big idea"--in this case, the idea that death is a natural part of our lives and that many species...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 155.9 Kelsey

McCorkle, Jill

Summary: "Lil and Frank married young, having bonded over how they both lost a parent when they were children. Over time, their marriage grew and strengthened, with each still wishing for so much more understanding of the parents they'd lost prematurely. Now, after many years in Boston, they have retired in North Carolina. There, Lil, determined to leave a history for their children, sifts through...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Mccorkle

Rosof, Barbara D.

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Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.9 Ros

Abrams, Stacey

Summary: "Voter suppression has plagued America since its inception, and so has the issue of identity-who is really American and what that means. When tied together, as they are in our modern politics, citizens are harmed in overt, subtle, and even personal ways.Stacey Abrams experienced the effects firsthand, running one of the most unconventional races in modern politics as the Democratic nominee for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.609 Abrams

Pipher, Mary Bray

Summary: "Women growing older contend with ageism, misogyny, and loss. Yet as Mary Pipher shows, most older women are deeply happy and filled with gratitude for the gifts of life. Their struggles help them grow into the authentic, empathetic, and wise people they have always wanted to be. In Women Rowing North, Pipher offers a timely examination of the cultural and developmental issues women face as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.26 Pipher 2019

Ratey, John J.

Contents: Introduction: making the connection -- Welcome to the revolution: a case study on exercise and the brain -- Learning: grow your brain cells -- Stress: the greatest challenge -- Anxiety: nothing to panic about -- Depression: move your mood -- Attention deficit: running from distraction -- Addiction: reclaiming the biology of self-control -- Hormonal changes: the impact on women's brain health --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.762 Ratey

Sacks, Oliver W.

Contents: Haunted by music. A bolt from the blue : sudden musicophilia ; A strangely familiar feeling : musical seizures ; Fear of music : musicogenic epilepsy ; Music on the brain : imagery and imagination ; Brainworms, sticky music and catchy tunes ; Musical hallucinations -- A range of musicality. Sense and sensibility : a range of musicality ; Things fall apart : amusia and dysharmonia ; Papa blows...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.11 Sac

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "When U.S. troops occupy Germany, friends Jakob and Emmanuelle are saved from the terrible fate of so many in the camps. With the help of sponsors, they make their way to New York. In order not to be separated, they allow their friendship to blossom into love and marriage, and start a new life on the Lower East Side, working at grueling, poorly paid jobs. Decades later, through talent, faith,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Steel

Alter, Adam L.

Summary: "An urgent and expert investigation into behavioral addiction, the dark flipside of today's unavoidable digital technologies, and how we can turn the tide to regain control. Behavioral addiction may prove to be one of the most important fields of social, medical, and psychological research in our lifetime. The idea that behaviors can be being addictive is new, but the threat is near universal....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.31 Alter

Herbert, Martha R.

Summary: "Move beyond conventional thinking about autism. . . . After years of treating patients and analyzing scientific data, prominent Harvard researcher and clinician Dr. Martha Herbert offers a revolutionary new view of autism and a transformative strategy for dealing with it. Autism is not a hardwired impairment programmed into a child's genes and destined to remain fixed forever, as we're often...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.858 Herbert

Jackson, Buzzy.

Summary: "In Shaking the Family Tree, Jackson dives headfirst into her family gene pool: flying cross-country to locate an ancient family graveyard, embarking on a weeklong genealogy Caribbean cruise, and even submitting her DNA for testing to try to find her Jacksons. And in the process of researching her own family lore (Who was Bullwhip Jackson?) she meets legions of other genealogy buffs who are as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 929.107 Jackson

Contents: Stop complaining / Garrison Keillor -- Look for what's hopeful and go with it / Wendy Wasserstein -- Write your own top ten list / Patricia Farrell -- Find your inner elegy / Billy Collins -- Keep a sense of adventure / Marianne Williamson -- Stop obsessing about your flaws / Bobbi Brown -- Put your best face forward / Valerie J. Ablaza -- Wear comforable clothes / Diane von Furstenberg -- Take...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ronnie Sellers Productions 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.79 Sellers

Brown, Stuart.

Contents: The promise of play -- What is play, and why do we do it? -- We are built for play -- Parenthood is child's play -- The opposite of play is not work -- Playing together -- Does play have a dark side? -- A world at play.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avery 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.22 Brown

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.937 Dea,

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Publisher / Publication Date: Overeaters Anonymous 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.25 Overe

Ariely, Dan.

Contents: How an injury led me to irrationality and to the research described here -- The truth about relativity: why everything is relative even when it shouldn't be -- The fallacy of supply and demand: why the price of pearls and everything else is up in the air -- The cost of Zero cost: why we often pay too much when we pay nothing -- The cost of social norms: why we are happy to do things but not...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.01 Ariely

Brennan-Jobs, Lisa

Summary: "A frank, smart and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents--artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs--Lisa Brennan-Jobs's childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley. When she was young, Lisa's father was a mythical figure who was rarely present in her life. As she grew older, her father took an interest in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.603 Brenn 2018

Brooks, Robert.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Contemporary Books 2001

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1 available in Parenting Collection, Call number: PARENTING 649.1 Broo

Hennezel, Marie de

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.671 DeHenn

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