Nonfiction

Wendy Garling, Stars at Dawn

A contemporary and provocative examination of the life of the Buddha highlighting the influence of women from his journey to awakening through his teaching career--based on overlooked or neglected stories from ancient source material. 

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$18.95
ISBN: 9781611802658
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Published: Shambhala - August 30th, 2016

Canceled: Patricia Schultz, Emerging Destinations

Due to the anticipated winter storm, this event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Join Patricia Schultz, author of 1000 Places to See in the US and Canada Before You Die, for a discussion of exciting new travel destinations!

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$24.95
ISBN: 9780761189435
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Published: Workman Publishing - November 29th, 2016

Carter Hasegawa, Employees Must Wash Hands

Finally, photographic proof of what's behind the public bathroom door. 

Employees Must Wash Hands, a collection of 120 artistic photographs, offers readers a peek into the private space of the public bathroomthat unspoken and indecent yet communal and necessary space that we enter and exit every day without a second glance. 

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By Carter Hasegawa (Photographer)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781510711037
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Published: Skyhorse Publishing - February 21st, 2017

Meira Levinson, Jacob Fay, & Pat Jehlen: Dilemmas of Educational Ethics

Educators and policy makers confront challenging questions of ethics, justice, and equity on a regular basis. Should teachers retain a struggling student if it means she will most certainly drop out? Should an assignment plan favor middle-class families if it means strengthening the school system for all? These everyday dilemmas are both utterly ordinary and immensely challenging, yet there are few opportunities and resources to help educators think through the ethical issues at stake. 

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By Meira Levinson (Editor), Jacob Fay (Editor)
$31.00
ISBN: 9781612509327
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Published: Harvard Education PR - May 17th, 2016

Mindy Fried, Caring for Red

Caring for Red is Mindy Fried's moving and colorful account of caring for her ninety-seven-year-old father, Manny -- an actor, writer, and labor organizer -- in the final year of his life. This memoir chronicles the actions of two sisters as they discover concentric circles of support for their father and attempt to provide him with an experience of "engaged aging" in an assisted living facility. 

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$24.95
ISBN: 9780826521163
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Vanderbilt University Press - August 15th, 2016

Robert Peck, The Natural History of Edward Lear

Robert PeckEdward Lear, if recognized at all, is most commonly remembered as the endearing master of nonsense verse (e.g. the owl and the pussycat who went to sea in a pea-green boat) and for his enduring limericks (he virtually invented the form). But the first manifestation of his genius was his penchant for drawing—and especially for capturing animals directly from life.

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$40.00
ISBN: 9781567925838
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: David R. Godine Publisher - October 11th, 2016

Paula Ward, Death by Cyanide

Paula WardAt just forty-one years old, Dr. Autumn Klein, a neurologist specializing in seizure disorders in pregnant women, had already been named chief of women's neurology at Pittsburgh's largest health system. More than just successful in her field, Dr. Klein was beloved by her patients, colleagues, family, and friends. She collapsed suddenly on April 17, 2013, writhing in agony on her kitchen floor, and died three days later. The police said her husband, Dr.

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$27.95
ISBN: 9781611689037
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Published: Foreedge - October 4th, 2016

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