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  • How the Scots invented the Modern WorldHow the Scots invented the Modern World : the true story of how western Europe's poorest nation created our world & everything in it

    Herman, Arthur, 1956-

    Now in paperback, this lively bestseller traces the history of Scotland's many contributions to our culture, drawing on the most recent research of scholars and historians to demonstrate just how central the Scots have been throughout the rise of the West.

  • The dead insideThe dead inside : a true story

    Etler, Cyndy, author.

    At age fourteen, Cyndy Etler had escaped from her violent home only to be reported as a runaway and sent to a drug rehabilitation facility that changed her world. Behind the closed doors of Straight, Inc., the program used bizarre and intimidating methods to treat its patients. In this memoir, Cyndy recounts the living nightmare that she endured for sixteen months at Straight, Inc.

  • Spill zoneSpill zone

    Westerfeld, Scott, author.

    Addison must go into to the Spill Zone to photograph exactly what happened there three years ago in her hometown of Poughkeepsie, something sinister awaits for her there which could mean her death.

  • Once and for allOnce and for all : a novel

    Dessen, Sarah, author.

    Louna's years working at her mother's wedding planning business--as well as the tragic end of her first love--have shaped her cynical views on romance, but the arrival of serial-dater Ambrose may start to change Louna's mind and give her a second chance at love.

  • The one memory of Flora BanksThe one memory of Flora Banks

    Barr, Emily, author.

    A girl with recurring memory loss chases down the boy she loves based on the one memory she is able to hold onto.

  • Brilliant blundersBrilliant blunders : from Darwin to Einstein--colossal mistakes by great scientists that changed our understanding of life and the universe

    Livio, Mario, 1945-

    "Drawing on the lives of five great scientists--Charles Darwin, William Thomson (Lord Kelvin), Linus Pauling, Fred Hoyle and Albert Einstein--scientist/author Mario Livio shows how even the greatest scientists made major mistakes and how science built on these errors to achieve breakthroughs, especially into the evolution of life and the universe"--Provided by publisher.

  • Cleared for takeoffCleared for takeoff : the ultimate book of flight

    White, Rowland.

    "This compendium of the history of flight for young readers includes ... facts and trivia, helpful diagrams, stories of aviation's pioneers, and ... profiles of ... planes, accompanied by ... photographs and illustrations"--Provided by publisher.

  • The case against sugarThe case against sugar

    Taubes, Gary.

    Delves into the history of sugar, its uses as a preservative, and its overuse in American culture.

  • Anna KareninaAnna Karenina

    Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910.

    In nineteenth-century Russia, the wife of an important government official loses her family and social status when she chooses the love of Count Vronsky over a passionless marriage.

  • The art of invisibilityThe art of invisibility : the world's most famous hacker teaches you how to be safe in the age of Big Brother and big data

    Mitnick, Kevin D. (Kevin David), 1963-

    "[Kevin Mitnick maintains that] your every step online is being tracked and stored, and your identity literally stolen ... [He] uses true-life stories to show exactly what is happening without your knowledge, teaching you 'the art of invisibility' -- online and real-world tactics to protect you and your family, using easy step-by-step instructions ... [Covers] everything from password protection and smart Wi-FI usage to advanced techniques designed to maximize your anonymity"--Provided by publisher.

  • The signal and the noiseThe signal and the noise : why most predictions fail--but some don't

    Silver, Nate, 1978-

    Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair's breadth, and became a national sensation as a blogger. Drawing on his own groundbreaking work, Silver examines the world of prediction.

  • Shoe dogShoe dog : a memoir by the creator of Nike

    Knight, Philip H., 1938-

    Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight shares his story of how Nike came to be.

  • Never caughtNever caught : the Washingtons' relentless pursuit of their runaway slave, Ona Judge

    Dunbar, Erica Armstrong.

    "A revelatory account of the actions taken by the first president to retain his slaves in spite of Northern laws profiles one of the slaves, Ona Judge, describing the intense manhunt that ensued when she ran away"--NoveList.

  • AdaptAdapt : how humans are tapping into nature's secrets to design and build a better future

    Khan, Amina.

    Presents examples of how problems humanity has attempted to solve by investing vast amounts of technology, time and money and using harsh chemicals in extreme conditions are resolved effortlessly by nature, using common elements.

  • Stamped from the beginningStamped from the beginning : the definitive history of racist ideas in America

    Kendi, Ibram X.

    "A comprehensive history of anti-black racism focuses on the lives of five major players in American history, including Cotton Mather and Thomas Jefferson, and highlights the debates that took place between assimilationists and segregationists and between racists and antiracists"--OCLC.

  • Almost astronautsAlmost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream

    Stone, Tanya Lee.

    Profiles thirteen women who challenged social norms and government policies to prove they could be exceptional astronauts.

  • League of denialLeague of denial : the NFL, concussions, and the battle for truth

    Fainaru-Wada, Mark.

    Reveals how the NFL, over a period of nearly two decades, sought to cover up and deny mounting evidence of the connection between football and brain damage. This narrative moves between the NFL trenches, America's research labs and the boardrooms where the NFL went to war against science; it examines how the league used its power and resources to attack independent scientists and elevate its own flawed research.

  • Boston's massacreBoston's massacre

    Hinderaker, Eric.

    "On the night of March 5, 1770, British soldiers fired into a crowd gathered in front of Boston's Custom House, killing five people. Denounced as an act of unprovoked violence and villainy, the event that came to be known as the Boston Massacre is one of the most familiar incidents in American history, yet one of the least understood. Eric Hinderaker revisits this dramatic episode, examining in forensic detail the facts of that fateful night, the competing narratives that molded public perceptions at the time, and the long campaign afterward to transform the tragedy into a touchstone of American identity."--Provided by publisher

  • Hillbilly elegyHillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis

    Vance, J. D.

    "Vance, a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, provides an account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm. J. D. Vance tells the true story of what a social, regional, and class decline feels like when you were born with it hung around your neck"--Provided by publisher.

  • A global warming primerA global warming primer : answering your questions about the science, the consequences, and the solutions

    Bennett, Jeffrey.

    Provides information about global warming, discussing the science, the consequences, and the possible solutions.

  • Just one damned thing after anotherJust one damned thing after another

    Taylor, Jodi.

    "'The Chronicles of St. Mary's' tells the chaotic adventures of Max and her compatriots-Director Bairstow, Chief Leon Farrell, Mr. Markham, and many more-as they travel through time, saving St. Mary's (too often by the very seat of their pants) and thwarting time-travelling terrorists, all the while leaving plenty of time for tea. From eleventh-century London to World War I, from the Cretaceous Period to the destruction of the Great Library at Alexandria, one thing is for sure: wherever the historians at St. Mary's go, chaos is sure to follow in their wake"--Amazon.com.

  • George LucasGeorge Lucas : a life

    Jones, Brian Jay.

    Profiles the life and career of director George Lucas, from his early days as a cinematography student to his Hollywood internship and eventual blockbuster success.

  • MoneyballMoneyball

    Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane, who assembled a contending baseball club on a shoestring budget by employing a sophisticated computer-based analysis to draft players.

  • HamletHamlet a fully dramatized audio edition

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.

    A retelling of Shakespeare's play about the tragic tale of young Prince Hamlet.

  • LovingLoving

    The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.

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