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Steves, Rick

Summary: Presents advice on traveling to different countries of the world as a way of increasing our understanding of different cultures and political systems, and appreciating the interconnectedness within the global community. In his third edition, the author considers the new political reality of Brexit, Refugees, Erdoğan, and Trump, as well as populism, nativism, terrorism, and climate change and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.202 Steves 2019

McKibben, Bill.

Summary: Author and environmental activist Bill McKibben recounts the personal and global story of the fight to build and preserve a sustainable planet, including accounts of leading the civil disobedience to protest the Keystione XL pipeline and of spending a year in the company of a beekeeper raising his hives as part of the growing trend toward local food.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.70 McKibb

Laskas, Jeanne Marie

Contents: Underworld : Hopedale Mining, Cadiz, Ohio -- Hecho en America : Migrant Labor Camp, Cherryfield, Maine -- G-L-O-R-Y : Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio -- Traffic : Air Traffic Control Tower, LaGuardia Airport, New York, New York -- Guns "R" us : Sprague's Sports, Yuma, Arizona -- Beef : R.A. Brown Ranch, Throckmorton, Texas -- The Rig : Pioneer National Resources Oil Rig, Oooguruk Island,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.562 Laskas

Langford, Jo

Summary: Jo Langford offers a complete guide to sexual and social development, safety, and health for LGBTQ youth and those who love and support them. Written from a practical perspective, the author explores the realities of teen sexuality, particularly that of trans teens, and provides guidance and understanding for parents and kids alike.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 Lang 2018

Lustig, Robert H.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.196 Lustig

Ruhlman, Michael

Summary: In a culture obsessed with food - how it looks, what it tastes like, where it comes from, what is good for us - there are often more questions than answers. Ruhlman proposes that the best practices for consuming wisely could be hiding in plain sight́in the aisles of your local supermarket. Using the human story of the family-run Midwestern chain Heineńs as an anchor to this journalistic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381.456 Ruhlm

Gilsdorf, Ethan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 794.812 Gil

Summary: Gifted authors don't just tell us about unique or out-of-the-way places; they take us to them, show us what they look like, show us who their people are, and make us feel like we've experienced them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hougton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.4 Gilb

Summary: "Feature-length environmental documentary, following an intrepid filmmaker as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today and investigates why the world's leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 363.7 Cowspiracy

Wallace-Wells, David

Summary: "It is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible. In California, wildfires now rage year-round, destroying thousandsof homes. Across the US, "500-year" storms pummel communities month after month, and floods displace tens of millions annually. This is only a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tim Duggan Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2 Wall 2019

Singer, P. W. (Peter Warren)

Summary: "Social media has been weaponized, as state hackers and rogue terrorists have seized upon Twitter and Facebook to create chaos and destruction. This urgent report is required reading, from defense expert P.W. Singer and Council on Foreign Relations fellow Emerson Brooking"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.231 Singer 2018

Tepperman, Jonathan

Summary: Identifies 10 pervasive and seemingly impossible challenges©£including immigration reform, income inequality, political corruption and Islamic terrorism©£and shows that each has a solution, and not merely a hypothetical one, but one that has been proven in a real hotspot in the world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.9 Tepper

Bauerschmidt, Tim

Summary: "When Miss Norma was diagnosed with uterine cancer, she was advised to undergo surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. But instead of confining herself to a hospital bed for what could be her last stay, Norma--newly widowed after nearly seven decades of marriage--rose to her full height of five feet and told her doctor, 'I'm ninety years old. I'm hitting the road.' Packing what she needed, Norma...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.304 Bauer

Sumpter, David

Summary: "In this book, David Sumpter takes an algorithm-strewn journey to the dark side of mathematics. He investigates the equations that analyse us., influence us and will (maybe) become like us, answering questions such as: Are Google algorithms racist and sexist? ; Why do election predictions fall so drastically? ; What does the future hold as we relinquish our decision-making to machines?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Sigma 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 510 Sumpter 2018

Jackson, Maggie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.097 Jack

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

Theroux, Paul

Summary: "One of the most acclaimed travel writers of our time turns his unflinching eye on an American South too often overlooked. Paul Theroux has spent fifty years crossing the globe, adventuring in the exotic, seeking the rich history and folklore of the far away. Now, for the first time, in his tenth travel book, Theroux explores a piece of America--the Deep South. He finds there a paradoxical...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 Theroux

Barnard, Bryn.

Summary: "The Earth—our home—is covered mostly with water: the wide, deep, salty, and very blue ocean. It regulates our climate in a way that makes life as we know it possible. This huge ocean is full of an amazing amount of life, most of which is too small to see."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Non-fiction, Call number: J 578.77 Barnard

Summary: Presents the theory that the American dream, all but abandoned in the United States, has been adopted successfully in other countries, including Italy, France, Finland, Slovenia, Germany, Portugal, Norway, Tunisia, and Iceland, looking at such areas as worker benefits, public expenditure for the common good, and state-funded higher education.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 303.42 Where

Jenkins, Peter

Summary: Looking for Alaska" is Jenkins' account of a year-long odyssey in America's last wilderness. From fishing expedition with some of Alaska's Native leaders to an ocean-kayaking trip in the glacier-ridden waters off the northwestern coast, Jenkins delivers a memorable diary of discovery--both of this place that captures maginations, and of himself, all over again.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.8 Jenki

Traister, Rebecca

Summary: In the year 2018, it seems as if women's anger has suddenly erupted into the public conversation. But long before Pantsuit Nation, before the Women's March, and before the #MeToo movement, women's anger was not only politically catalytic but politically problematic. The story of female fury and its cultural significance demonstrates the long history of bitter resentment that has enshrouded...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42. Traist 2018

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....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Cole, Thomas R.

Summary: " We aspire to live in a country where old men are celebrated as vital elders but not demeaned if they become ill and dependent. We aspire to maintain health as well as maintain dignity and fulfillment in frailty. Old Man Country helps readers see and imagine these possibilities for themselves. The book follows the journey of a writer in search of wisdom, as he encounters twelve distinguished...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.26 Cole 2020

Young, Rebecca

Summary: "A boy travels across the sea in a rowboat in search of a new home, making a journey that is long and difficult--but also filled with beauty and hope"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Young

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