Adult Non-Fiction

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    Footbridge above the falls : poems by forty-eight Northwest poets

    "As editor David D. Horowitz notes in his introduction to this collection: "This book is about the poems in it." That is, the focus is not an editor's theoretical agenda, but the music, wit, and passion of actual poems. And what marvelous poems! They incl....

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    Robinson, T. R. (Tara Rodden), author.

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    Drawn to teach : an illustrated guide to transforming your teaching

    Stumpenhorst, Josh, author.

    Drawn to Teach highlights the core values of great teaching, including why relationships must take precedence over rules, how (and why) to make learning student-driven in the classroom, how to boost relevance and motivation, what true innovation is, how t....

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    The art of solitude : a meditation on being alone with others in this world

    Batchelor, Stephen, author.

    When world renowned Buddhist writer Stephen Batchelor turned sixty, he took a sabbatical from his teaching and turned his attention to solitude, a practice integral to the meditative traditions he has long studied and taught. He aimed to venture more deep....

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    It starts with the egg

    Fett, Rebecca, author.

    The latest scientific research reveals that egg quality has a powerful impact on how long it takes to get pregnant and the risk of miscarriage. Poor egg quality is in fact the single most common cause of age-related infertility, recurrent miscarriage, and....

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    Uncounted : the crisis of voter suppression in the United States

    Daniels, Gilda R., author.

    "An answer to the assault on voting rights--crucial reading in advance of the 2020 presidential election. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is considered one of the most effective pieces of legislation the United States has ever passed. It enfranchised hundre....

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    I am Jessica : one little girl, four tragic murders, her life reclaimed

    Collins, Jamie, author.

    A shocking 1989 quadruple family murder and the little girl left behind to tell the story. As a child, I was known as "Jessica Pelley." When I was nine, I went to a sleepover at a friend's house for the weekend. While I was away, my entire family was murd....

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    The family garden plan : grow a year's worth of sustainable and healthy food

    Norris, Melissa K., 1981- author.

    Do something good for your family by planting a garden that will yield healthy, wholesome fruits and vegetables throughout the year. Learn the entire process from planning your crops and garden space to harvesting and preserving the food you grow.....

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    Grow your soil! : harness the power of the soil food web to create your best garden ever

    Miessler, Diane, author.

    Growing awareness of the importance of soil health means that microbes are on the minds of even the most casual gardeners. After all, anyone who has ever attempted to plant a thriving patch of flowers or vegetables knows that what you grow is only as good....

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    Brother Bullet : poems

    Lopez, Casandra, author.

    Speaking to both a personal and collective loss, in Brother Bullet Casandra L�pez confronts her relationships with violence, grief, guilt, and ultimately, endurance. Revisiting the memory and lasting consequences of her brother's murder, L�pez traces the ....

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    You were born for this : astrology for radical self-acceptance

    Nicholas, Chani, author.

    Your weekly horoscope is merely one crumb of astrology's cake. In her first book You Were Born For This, Chani shows how your birth chart-a snapshot of the sky at the moment you took your first breath-reveals your unique talents, challenges, and opportuni....

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    The field guide to citizen science : how you can contribute to scientific research and make a difference

    Cavalier, Darlene, author.

    Citizen science is the public involvement in the discovery of new scientific knowledge. A citizen science project can involve one person or millions of people collaborating towards a common goal. It is an excellent option for anyone looking for ways to ge....

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