New Arrivals · All Nonfiction

December 20, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Christmas ideas.

December 19, 2014
Des Moines, IA : Special Interest Publications, Publishing Group of Meredith Corp.,
v. : ill. ; 27 cm.
At head of title: Better homes and gardens creative ideas.

Stallion register for ...

December 19, 2014
Lexington, Ky. : Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association,
v. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Title from cover.

Post office jobs.

December 19, 2014
Moon Township, PA : Bookhaven Press, 1996-
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Vols. for 1996-<2015> by Dennis V. Damp.
"How to get a job with the U.S. Postal Service" (varies). Vols. for 2015- have subtitle: "the ulitmate 473 postal exam study guide and job finder."
Discusses the job positions, postal exams, pay, applications and resumes, interview process, and related civil service positions for those interested in a postal service career.

Cinderella : [the complete book and lyrics of the Broadway musical]

December 19, 2014
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979.
Montclair, NJ : Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2014.
xiii, 143 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (mostly color) ; 22 cm

13 things mentally strong people don't do : take back your power, embrace change, face your fears, and train your brain for happiness and success

December 19, 2014
Morin, Amy, author.
©2014.
viii, 260 pages ; 24 cm.
Introduction -- What is mental strength? -- Chapter 1 They don't waste time feeling sorry for themselves -- Chapter 2 They don't give away their power -- Chapter 3 They don't shy away form change -- Chapter 4 They don't focus on things they can't control -- Chapter 5 They don't worry about pleasing everyone -- Chapter 6 They don't fear taking calculated risks -- Chapter 7 They don't dwell on the past -- Chapter 8 They don't make the same mistakes over and over -- Chapter 9 They don't resent other people's success -- Chapter 10 They don't give up after the first failure -- Chapter 11 They don't fear alone time -- Chapter 12 They don't feel the world owes them anything -- Chapter 13 They don't expect immediate results -- Conclussion Maintaining mental strength -- References -- Acknowledgments.

Be smart about shopping : the critical consumer and civic financial responsibility

December 19, 2014
Kowalski, Kathiann M., 1955-
Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, Inc., [2014]
48 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Decide on priorities -- Compare and decide -- Buyer, beware! -- Know your rights -- Consider the bigger picture.
"Discusses smart shopping and the critical consumer, including basic money choices, prioritizing financial decisions, comparison shopping, making smart purchasing choices, protecting against identity theft, and civic financial responsibility"-- Provided by publisher.

The healthy you diet : the 14-day plan for weight loss with 100 delicious recipes for clean eating

December 19, 2014
Stone, Dawna, author.
©2014
x, 276 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.

Supermarket healthy : recipes & know-how for eating well without spending a lot

December 19, 2014
D'Arabian, Melissa, author.
©2014.
288 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
Introduction -- Making supermarket healthy work for you -- Hot-button issues -- The supermarket healthy pantry must-haves -- Chapter 1: Breakfast -- Chapter 2: Snacks -- Chapter 3: Soups and stews - Chapter 4: Salads, wraps, and sandwiches -- Chapter 5: Veggie mains -- Chapter 6: Pasta -- Chapter 7: Fish and seafood -- Chapter 8: Chicken and turkey -- Chapter 9: Beef, pork, and lamb -- Chapter 10: Sides -- Chapter 11: Dessert -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
"Food Network personality Melissa D'Arabian shows you how to make healthy meals for your whole family and still save lots of money and time, in a cookbook with 120 new dishes. If you think that eating healthier is too expensive, Melissa is here to guide you and prove that healthy eating can be easy, affordable, and achievable with everyday supermarket ingredients. She provides nutritional information with each recipe to help readers decide what recipes are best for them and what they're feeding their families. If the secret to better health is better cooking at home, then Melissa's book is the ultimate toolkit for every home cook who wants to eat healthier and save money"-- Provided by publisher.

The HD diet : achieve lifelong weight loss with chia seeds and nature's water-absorbent foods

December 19, 2014
Gilbert, Keren.
Emmaus, Pennsylvania : Rodale, [2014]
xiv, 258 pages ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"HD is in high demand these days. It's only natural to want everything in sharp focus. But what about health in HD? The HD Diet shows readers how to choose the right foods to ensure a high-definition life. This 12-week plan provides guidelines on incorporating hydrophilic ("water-loving") foods like oats, beans, artichokes, spinach, and apples, along with nutrient-dense hydro-boosters like chia seeds, into a well-balanced diet. When digested, these foods diminish cravings, maintain digestive health, and encourage weight loss. Keren Gilbert also encourages readers to phase out "IF" foods--infrequent foods such as white bread, processed foods, and refined sugar. Readers will find delicious recipes like cinnamon-chia oatmeal, scallop stir-fry shirataki, and Pumpkin Yogurt Parfait. The HD Diet focuses on a mind-body approach to weight loss that is both pleasurable and sustainable. With motivational stories from clients (some have lost up to 30 pounds in 12 weeks), detailed shopping lists, daily menu templates, and a strong emphasis on making healthy decisions for life, The HD Diet ensures that every reader will live life in high definition. "-- Provided by publisher.

The nonstop color garden : design flowering landscapes and gardens for year-round enjoyment

December 19, 2014
Neal, Nellie.
Minneapolis, MN : Cool Springs Press, 2014.
192 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes index.
Design inspiration gallery -- Designing with color -- Problem-solving with color -- Plants for nonstop color from top to bottom.

Wedding flowers

December 19, 2014
Pryke, Paula.
New York : Rizzoli, 2014.
247 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Originally published: London : Jacqui Small, 2014.
Includes index.

Bar Tartine : techniques & recipes

December 19, 2014
Balla, Nick, author.
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2014]
367 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Includes index.
A collection of recipes from and techniques favored at the San Francisco eatery from mid-February 2011 through February 2014.

Daycare diaries : unlocking the secrets and dispelling the myths through true stories of daycare experiences

December 19, 2014
McLaughlin, Rebecca, author.
©2015
xiv, 147 pages ; 23 cm

Embrace the suck : what I learned at the box about hard work, (very) sore muscles, and burpees before sunrise

December 19, 2014
Madden, Stephen, author.
New York, N.Y. : HarperWave, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
xxi, 184 pages ; 22 cm
A lifelong amateur athlete and former editor of "Bicycling" magazine chronicles the year he devoted to trying to master all of the basic CrossFit exercises and immersing himself in the paleo diet.

The burn : why your scale is stuck and what to eat about it

December 19, 2014
Pomroy, Haylie, author.
New York : Harmony Books, [2014]
xiii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"Nutrition powerhouse and #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fast Metabolism Diet, Haylie Pomroy, creates a food-based, supercharged weight-loss plan for those who have hit a plateau and need to microrepair metabolic function. Readers choose which of the 3 plans and goals that suit them best--and lose up to 3 pounds in 3 days, 5 in 5, or 10 in 10"-- Provided by publisher.

The lean muscle diet : a customized nutrition and workout plan-- eat the foods you love to build the body you want and keep it for life!

December 19, 2014
Schuler, Lou, author.
Emmaus, Pennsylvania : Rodale, [2014]
xv, 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"The super simple secret to building muscle and burning fat? Act as if you already have the body you want! Research shows that although People can lose 5 to 10 percent of their body weight on any given diet, dieting itself is a consistent predictor of future weight gain. Why? At some point, everyone stops dieting. The Lean Muscle Diet solves the sustainability problem while offering immediate results. It's simple: act as if you already have the body you want. If a reader is, say, a 220-pound man who wants to become a muscular 180-pounder, he then uses The Lean Muscle Diet's formula to eat and train to sustain a 180-pound body. The transformation begins immediately, and the results last for life. Lou Schuler, who has sold more then one million copies of his fitness books worldwide, and Alan Aragon, nutrition advisor to Men's health, have created an eating and "metabolically expensive" exercise plan designed to melt fat while building muscle. The best part? The plan allows readers to eat their favorite foods, no matter how decadent. With full support from Men's Health, The Lean Muscle Diet delivers a simple--and simply sustainable--body transformation plan anyone can use"-- Provided by publisher.

Zero belly diet

December 19, 2014
Zinczenko, David.
New York : Ballantine Books, [2014]
xxviii, 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"Lose Up to 16 lbs. in 14 Days!"--Jacket

The adrenal reset diet : strategically cycle carbs and proteins to lose weight, balance hormones, and move from stressed to thriving

December 19, 2014
Christianson, Alan.
New York : Harmony Books, [2014]
xiv, 274 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes index.
"The Adrenal Reset Diet is the first scientifically sound, patient-tested weight-loss plan developed by a natural endocrinologist, Dr. Alan Christianson. He heals readers in any of the three stages of adrenal impairment--Stressed, Wired and Tired, or Crashed. Readers learn their stage and receive distinct strategies for diet, activity, and lifestyle change to bring them to Thriving. Recent study participants halved their cortisol levels in just 30 days--and lost an average of 9 pounds!"-- Provided by publisher.

Unhinged : a memoir of enduring, surviving and overcoming family mental illness

December 19, 2014
Berry, Anna, 1974-
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]
xi, 221 pages ; 24 cm
Prologue: Chicago, April 2002 -- Hearing voices -- Vienna, Austria, October 1999 -- Chicago, October 2001-April 2002 -- 1993-2002: nine years to enlightenment -- Mom: a relapse -- Mark: the lost cause -- Where are they (and where am I) now? -- Epilogue: the state of mental illness in America -- Recommended reading.

Backpacking with the saints : wilderness hiking as spiritual practice

December 19, 2014
Lane, Belden C., 1943- author.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]
xviii, 266 pages ; 25 cm

Living the life of Jewish meditation : a comprehensive guide to practice and experience

December 19, 2014
Glick, Yoel, 1954- author.
©2014
xxix, 233 pages ; 23 cm

Manga now! : how to draw action figures

December 19, 2014
Sparrow, Keith.
©2014.
286 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Includes index.

The monuments : the grit and glory of cycling's greatest one-day races

December 19, 2014
Cossins, Peter, author.
London Bloomsbury, 2014.
410 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 23 cm.
The Tour de France may provide the most obvious fame and glory, but it is cycling's one-day tests that the professional riders really prize. Toughest, longest and dirtiest of all are the so-called 'Monuments', the five legendary races that are the sport's equivalent of golf's majors or the grand slams in tennis. Milan-Sanremo, the Tour of Flanders, Paris--Roubaix, Liege-Bastogne-Liege and the Tour of Lombardy date back more than a century, and each of them is an anomaly in modern-day sport, the cycling equivalent of the Monaco Grand Prix. Time has changed them to a degree, but they remain as brutally testing as they ever have been. They provide the sport's outstanding one-day performers - the likes of Philippe Gilbert, Fabian Cancellara, Mark Cavendish, Tom Boonen, Peter Sagan and Thor Hushovd - with a chance to measure themselves against each other and their predecessors in the most challenging tests in world cycling. From the bone-shattering bowler-hat cobbles of the Paris-Roubaix to the insanely steep hellingen in the Tour of Flanders, each race is as unique as the riders who push themselves through extreme exhaustion to win them and enter their epic history. Over the course of a century, only Rik Van Looy and Eddy Merckx have won all five races. Yet victory in a single edition of a Monument guarantees a rider lasting fame. For some, that one victory has even more cachet than success in a grand tour. Each of the Monuments has a fascinating history, featuring tales of the finest and largest characters in the sport. In The Monuments Peter Cossins tells the tumultuous history of these extraordinary races and the riders they have immortalised.

Your life isn't for you : a selfish person's guide to being selfless

December 19, 2014
Smith, Seth Adam.
San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., [2014]
xix, 83 pages ; 22 cm
"Following up on his monster blog post "Marriage is Not for You" (30 million views and coverage in broadcast and online media worldwide), Smith shows how the philosophy of living for others he put forward in that post applies to all areas of life"-- Provided by publisher.

The new "I do" : reshaping marriage for skeptics, realists, and rebels

December 19, 2014
Gadoua, Susan Pease, author.
Berkeley, California : Seal Press, [2014]
232 pages ; 21 cm
Introduction -- Have we outgrown marriage? -- Why put a ring on it? -- Starter marriage: trying on marriage to see if it fits -- Companionship marriage: you've got a friend -- Parenting marriage: truly planned parenthood -- Living alone together: distance makes the heart grow fonder -- Covenant marriage: extreme marriage makeovers -- Safety marriage: money can buy you love and happiness -- Open marriage: why monogamy? -- To pre or not to pre when your mate pops the question -- Open mind, open dialog.
"If half of all cars bought in America each year broke down, there would be a national uproar. But when people suggest that maybe every single marriage doesn't look like the next and isn't meant to last until death, there's nothing but a rash of proposed laws trying to force it to do just that. In The New I Do, therapist Susan Pease Gadoua and journalist Vicki Larson take a groundbreaking look at the modern shape of marriage to help readers open their minds to marrying more consciously and creatively. Offering actual models of less-traditional marriages, including everything from a parenting marriage (intended for the sake of raising and nurturing children) to a comfort or safety marriage (where people marry for financial security or companionship), the book covers unique options for couples interested in forging their own paths. With advice and quizzes to help readers decide what works for them, The New I Do acts as a guide to thinking outside the marital box and the framework for a new debate on marriage in the 21st century"-- Provided by publisher.

Screen printing at home : print your own fabric to make simple sewn projects

December 19, 2014
Lewis, Karen.
Blue Ash, OH : David & Charles, 2014.
127 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
Includes index.
Working space -- Choosing your technique -- How to print -- Projects.
Demonstrates two screen printing techniques--stencilling and screen filler--and how they can be used to create stunning, professional results with basic, inexpensive equipment. Both techniques are explained using step-by-step text and photography. Karen also explains how to create simple sewn projects from your hand printed fabrics. The sewing patterns include an apron, tote bag and tea cosy, as well as ideas for how to print on ready made items such as tea towels to make fantastic gifts for friends and family.

Wire + metal : 30 easy metalsmithing designs

December 19, 2014
Peck, Denise.
Fort Collins, CO : Interweave, a Division of F+W Media, [2014]
143 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes thirty step-by-step projects, using techniques of wrapping, coiling, lashing, and incorporating beads with wire.

Pewter jewellery

December 19, 2014
Griffiths, Sandy, author.
Tunbridge Wells, Kent [England] : Search Press Limited, 2014.
48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm.

The organically clean home : 150 everyday organic cleaning products you can make yourself-- the natural, chemical-free way

December 19, 2014
Rapinchuk, Becky.
Avon, Massachusetts : Adams Media, [2014]
223 pages ; 21 cm
Includes index.
Organic cleaning 101 -- Build your cleaning kit -- Recipes for the kitchen -- Recipes for bathrooms -- Recipes for laundry -- Recipes for bedrooms and living spaces -- Recipes for floors -- Recipes for the nursery and playroom -- Recipes for the garage/basement/garden -- Cleaning checklists.
Presents 150 easy-to-make recipes for cleaning products filled with all-natural ingredients -- from dishwasher detergent to antibacterial wipes, from lemon and clove hardwood floor cleaner to citrus foaming hand soap and more!

Cooking with coconut oil : gluten-free, grain-free recipes for good living

December 19, 2014
Nyland, Elizabeth, author.
©2014
xix, 187 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Breakfast -- Salads and dressings -- Sides -- Mains -- Snacks and starters -- Desserts and baked goods.
People everywhere are waking up to the extraordinary health benefits of coconut oil. Rejoice, then, in more than 75 mouthwatering, gluten-free, grain-free coconut oil and coconut flour recipes paired with beautiful photographs. Why coconut? Sales of coconut oil are skyrocketing as health-conscious people everywhere are embracing the health benefits of this wonder food. Coconut oil has been shown to: Lower bad cholesterol Boost thyroid function Burn abdominal fat, and Boost energy and endurance. Its sister product, coconut flour, is: Gluten-free High in fiber and protein, and A great wheat substitute. Rejoice, then, in more than 75 mouthwatering coconut oil and coconut flour recipes paired with beautiful photographs. Every dish is gluten-free, grain-free, and uses fat-busting, superfood-worthy coconut oil. Here are dishes such as High-Protein Lemon-Poppyseed Muffins, Cauliflower-Crusted Pizza, and Slow Cooker Pork Roast. They are fresh, tasty, and above all, great for you on so many levels.

Hidden history : an exposé of modern crimes, conspiracies, and cover-ups in American politics

December 19, 2014
Jeffries, Donald, 1956- author.
New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2014]
ix, 374 pages ; 24 cm
Examines what the author sees as "the amount of effort over the past fifty years that our government has dedicated to lying and covering up the truth to the world"-- Provided by publisher.

Quick and easy vegan celebrations : over 150 great-tasting recipes plus festive menus for vegantastic holidays and get-togethers all through the year

December 19, 2014
Simpson, Alicia C.
New York : Experiment, c2010.
xii, 267 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Includes index.
Party starter or party pooper -- How to get your party started -- A kitchen for all occasions -- Cooking up the basics -- Gadgets and gizmos -- New Year's Eve -- Game day spread -- Valantine's Day -- Mardi Gras -- St. Patrick's Day -- Easter -- Cinco de Mayo -- Independence Day -- Halloween -- Thanksgiving -- Hanukkah -- Christmas -- Kwanzaa -- Birthday sweets -- The basics.

Coding for kids for dummies

December 19, 2014
McCue, Camille, author.
Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, [2015]
x, 370 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
Basic drawing, motion, and text handling. Getting started with coding ; Art toy ; Mini golf ; Sketcher etcher -- Motion, animating shapes, and reacting to input. Horse race ; Winter wonderland ; Sports vote -- Variables: counting and conditionals. Happy birthday ; Number guessing computer ; Monster mashup -- Keyboard control and shooters. Viral outbreak ; UFO pilot ; Squid ink -- Advanced coding. Rock, paper, scissors ; Where's Wallace Walrus? ; Traffic dodge.
An easy-to-grasp introduction to coding concepts for kids. Coding For Kids For Dummies breaks coding into a series of small projects, each designed to teach elementary-to-middle-school-aged students a core concept to build a game, application, or other tool. In this his hands-on, friendly guide readers will get access to a leading coding tool that has been designed specifically for kids, showing them how to create the projects provided in the book as well as how to implement them into their own creative work.

The Freedom Writers diary : how a teacher and 150 teens used writing to change themselves and the world around them

December 19, 2014
Freedom Writers.
New York : Broadway Books, 2009.
xvii, 314 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
A previous edition of this book was published: Broadway Books, 1999.
"With new journal entries and an afterword by Erin Gruwell" --Cover.
Foreword / Zlata Filipovic -- Freshman Year-Fall 1994 -- Ms. Gruwell's diary entry -- First day of school -- Racial segregation at school -- Getting "jumped" -- Race riot on campus -- Buying a gun -- Death of a friend -- Gang initiation -- Rushing a sorority -- Tagging -- Proposition 187: discrimination -- Dyslexia -- Juvenile hall -- Projects -- Russian roulette -- Freshman Year- Spring 1995 -- Ms Gruwell's diary entry -- Romeo and Juliet: gang rivalry -- Teenage love and running away -- Coping with weight -- Learning about diversity -- Oklahoma bombing -- Farewell to Manzanar: Japanese internment camps -- Overcoming adversity panel -- John Tu: father figure vs absent father -- Freshman turnaround -- Sophomore Year-Fall 1995 -- Ms Gruwell's diary entry -- Homelessness -- Cystic fibrosis -- Shyness -- Twelve angry men -- Honors English -- Medieval Times -- Lesson on tolerance -- Toast for change -- Change for the better -- Testifying in murder case -- Teenage alcoholism -- Shoplifting -- Anne Frank's diary -- Teen diarists -- Zlata's diary, Bosnia vs. LA riots -- Peter Maass: article on Bosnia -- Zlata -- Sophomore Year-Spring 1996 -- Letter to Zlata -- Ms Gruwell's diary entry -- Meeting a Holocaust survivor -- Woman who sheltered Anne Frank's family -- Moment -- Zlata accepts our invitation -- Dinner with Zlata -- Diverse friendships -- I am a human being -- Terrorism -- Day of tolerance: a field trip -- Doing speed -- Basketball for Bosnia: weight -- Zlata's letter -- Divorce -- Friends join class -- Letter from Miep -- Junior Year, Fall 1996 -- Ms Gruwell's diary entry -- Racist teacher -- Grandmother's death -- Race riot -- Grade accountability -- Suicide -- Running away -- Getting a job -- Misogyny -- Molestation -- Boyfriend abuse -- Domestic violence -- Child abuse -- Death of brother -- Junior Year-Spring 1997 -- Ms Gruwell's diary entry -- Anne Frank's friends visit -- Masking fears -- Living in the projects -- Dyslexia -- Letter from Miep -- Student editing -- Abortion -- Catalysts for change -- Freedom Riders -- American diary-voices from an undeclared war -- Fund-raiser concert -- Freedom writer poem -- Freedom writers unite -- Strict father -- Arlington Cemetery -- Lincoln Memorial: Freedom Writers have a dream -- Covering up the swastika -- Hate crimes -- Holocaust Museum -- Dr. Mengele's experiment with twins -- Dinner with Secretary Riley -- Stand -- Secretary Riley receives Freedom Writers' diary -- Candlelight vigil -- Departing DC -- Returning a family hero -- Jeremy Strohmeyer: murder -- David Cash -- Peace march for Sherrice Iverson -- Senior Class President -- Separation anxiety -- Staying together -- Senior Year- Fall 1997 -- Ms. Gruwell's diary entry -- Cheryl Best: inspiration -- Eviction notice -- Financial problems -- Illegal immigrant -- First Latina Secretary of Education -- Pursuing filmmaking -- Road not taken: contemplating college -- Finding a mentor -- Being a mentor -- Los Angeles Times article -- Letter from prison -- Deadbeat dad -- Sorority hazing -- Fear of losing a father -- Death of a mother -- Senior Year- Spring 1998 -- Ms Gruwell's diary entry -- GUESS? Sponsorship -- Spirit of Anne Frank Award -- New York City roommates -- Celebrating Anne Frank -- Abuse of power -- Peter Maass: the role of a journalist -- Book agent -- Getting published -- Basketball playoffs: teamwork -- Lesson from Animal farm -- Attitude adjustment -- Introducing Senator Barbara Boxer -- Attention deficit disorder -- Homosexuality -- Prom queen -- Whoever saves one life saves the world entire -- Breaking the cycle -- Football all-American -- Baseball dilemma -- College acceptance -- Fear of abandonment -- Teenage pregnancy -- Southwest Airlines -- Computers for college! -- Giving tree: crackhead parents -- Graduation class speaker -- From drugs to honors -- Overcoming the odds -- Graduation! -- Epilogue -- Afterword -- New journal entries -- Acknowledgments.
Overview: Straight from the front line of urban America, the inspiring story of one fiercely determined teacher and her remarkable students. As an idealistic twenty-three-year-old English teacher at Wilson High School in Long beach, California, Erin Gruwell confronted a room of "unteachable, at-risk" students. One day she intercepted a note with an ugly racial caricature, and angrily declared that this was precisely the sort of thing that led to the Holocaust - only to be met by uncomprehending looks. So she and her students, using the treasured books Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl and Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in Sarajevo as their guides, undertook a life-changing, eye-opening, spirit-raising odyssey against intolerance and misunderstanding. They learned to see the parallels in these books to their own lives, recording their thoughts and feelings in diaries and dubbing themselves the "Freedom Writers" in homage to the civil rights activists "The Freedom Riders." With funds raised by a "Read-a-thon for Tolerance," they arranged for Miep Gies, the courageous Dutch woman who sheltered the Frank family, to visit them in California, where she declared that Erin Gruwell's students were "the real heroes." Their efforts have paid off spectacularly, both in terms of recognition - appearances on "Prime Time Live" and "All Things Considered," coverage in People magazine, a meeting with US Secretary of Education Richard Riley - and educationally. All 150 Freedom Writers have graduated from high school and are now attending college. With powerful entries from the students' own diaries and a narrative text by Erin Gruwell, The Freedom Writers Diary is an uplifting, unforgettable example of how hard work, courage, and the spirit of determination changed the lives of a teacher and her students. The authors' proceeds from this book will be donated to The Tolerance Education Foundation, an organization set up to pay for the Freedom Writers' college tuition. Erin Gruwell is now a visiting professor at California State University, Long Beach, where some of her students are Freedom Writers.

Annual craft show

December 19, 2014
Craft Guild of Greater Cincinnati.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Craft Guild of Greater Cincinnati, 1977-2002.
1 folder : illustrations ; 22-28 cm.
Comprised of catalog and price lists and exhibit related materials.

Visions in the dark, Camera Obscura

December 19, 2014
Westheimer, Bill, artist.
[West Orange, NJ] : Bill Westheimer, 2014.
30 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; (10 x 10 x 1 cm) + 1 translucent slip case (11 x 9 x 2 cm) + 1 book (16 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm).
Preface by Jennie Hirschfeld, About the Camera Obscura--Inside leaf of folder.
"#2/10 ; 3403"--Bottom of slip case.|5OC
"Together Charles Schwartz and Bill Westheimer explored the city of New York on the upper east side of Manhattan using a Camera Obscura. These pictures reveal the city through the unique viewpoint of the camera obscura and record the images digitally. The Camera Obscura's location is fixed, yet it provides an ever changing view of the city's activities, architecture and landscape. The images use the pre-photographic camera obscura technology combined with post-photographic digital capture to create a timeless view of New York. The digital camera instantly captures the ephemeral projections in a clear crisp reality that transports the viewer into other worlds." -- http://billwest.com/camera-obscura

Interim : publication of the Ohio Chapter of Research, Royal Arch Masons.

July 12, 2024
[Columbus, Ohio] : Ohio Chapter of Research, Royal Arch Masons, [1963]-
volumes : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Published every other year when its Proceedings are not published; contains articles taken from other publications or other Grand Chapter proceedings.

Philadelphia

December 21, 2014
Harris, Bill, 1933-
New York : Mayflower Books, 1980.
95 p. : col. ill. ; 33 cm.

Burma road

December 20, 2014
Smith, Nicol.
Garden City, N.Y., Garden City publishing co., inc. [1942]
333 p., 30 unnumbered pages of plates : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Maps on lining-papers.

Ohio business directory.

December 18, 2014
Omaha, Neb. : American Directory Pub. Co.
v. ; 30-31 cm.
Vols. for 1989/90-2000 "compiled from the Yellow Pages."
Publisher varies: 2004- pub. by American Business Directories, Inc. ; <2006-2015> by ReferenceUSA.

Knives.

December 18, 2014
Northfield, Ill. : DBI Books.
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Imprint varies: <2000-2015> Iola, WI : Krause Publications (KP).
Editor: 1982-2000 Ken Warner ; <2002-2015> by Joe Kertzman.

Humana Festival ... : the complete plays.

December 18, 2014
Newbury, VT : Smith & Kraus.
v. ; 22 cm.
Vols. for 1993-<2013> include plays produced at the annual Humana Festival held at the Actors Theatre of Louisville.
"A Smith and Kraus book."

The top 10 of everything.

December 18, 2014
London ; New York : Dorling Kindersley,
v. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Imprint varies: 2012-<2013> New York, NY : Sterling Publishing ; <2015>- Buffalo, New York : Firefly Books.
Editors: 1994-2011, Russell Ash ; 2012-<2013> Caroline Ash ; <2015>- Paul Terry.

Muybridge sequence

December 18, 2014
Huebsch, Rand, artist.|4art
[New York, N.Y.] : Parrhasia Press, 2007.
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 11 cm.
Signed and edition by the artist, in pencil.
" ... shifting its weight through the succession of shadows and light ... in acquiescence to the surrounding wind, to the sound of its body moving through time ... marching, on a mere membrane of glass, into uncertainty ..."--P. [4] of cover.

Baby play for every day : 365 activities for the first year

December 18, 2014
Steel, Susannah, author.
New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2015.
256 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Includes index.
Foreword -- How to use this book -- Your baby's amazing journey -- Your baby at... : 0-1 months -- 1-2 months -- 2-3 months -- 3-4 months -- 4-5 months -- 5-6 months -- 6-7 months -- 7-8 months -- 8-9 months -- 9-10 months -- 10-11 months -- 11-12 months -- Resources -- Index & acknowledgments.

Thomas Hauser on boxing : another year inside the sweet science

December 18, 2014
Hauser, Thomas.
Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2014.
viii, 225 pages ; 23 cm
"Thomas Hauser on boxing contains the articles about professional boxing that I authored in 2013"--Author's note.

Saving Congress from itself : emancipating the states & empowering their people

December 18, 2014
Buckley, James Lane, 1923-
New York ; London : Encounter Books, 2014.
xvi, 102 pages ; 24 cm

The original folk and fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm : the complete first edition

December 18, 2014
Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863, author.
© 2014
519 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Volume II. Preface to volume II ; The poor man and the rich man (Der Arme und der Reiche) ; The singing, springing lark (Das singende, springende Löweneckerchen) ; The goose girl (Die Gänsemagd) ; The young giant (Von einem jungen Riesen) ; The gnome (Dat Erdmänneken) ; The King of the Golden Mountain (Der König vom goldenen Berg) ; The raven (Die Rabe) ; The clever farmer's daughter (Die kluge Bauemtochter) ; The genie in the glass (Der Geist im Glas) ; The three little birds (De drei Vügelkens) ; The water of life (Das Wasser des Lebens) ; Doctor Know-It-All (Doctor Allwissend) ; The frog prince (Der Froschprinz) ; The devil's sooty brother (Des Teufels rußiger Bruder) ; The devil in the green coat (Der Teufel Grünrock) ; The wren and the bear (Der Zaunkönig und der Bär) ; The sweet porridge (Vom süßen Brei) ; The faithful animals (Die treuen Thiere) ; Tales about toads (Mährchen von der Unke) ; The poor miller's apprentice and the cat (Der arme Müllerbursch und das Katzchen) ; The crows (Die Krähen) ; Hans my hedgehog (Hans mein Igel) ; The little shroud (Das Todtenhemdchen) ; The Jew in the thornbush (Der Jud' im Dorn) ; The expert huntsman (Der gelernte Jäger) ; The fleshing flail from heaven (Der Dresschpflegel vom Himmel) ; The children of the two kings (De beiden Künnigeskinner) ; The clever little tailor (Vom klugen Schneiderlein) ; The bright sun will bring it to light (Die klare Sonne bringt's an den Tag) ; The blue light (Das blaue Licht) ; The stubborn child (Von einem eigensinnigen Kinde) ; The three army surgeons (Die drei Feldscherer) ; The lazy one and the industrious one (Der Faule und der Fleißige) ; The three journeymen (Die drei Handwerksburschen) ; The heavenly wedding (Die himmlische Hochzeit) ; The long nose (Die lange Nase) ; The old woman in the forest (Die Alte im Wald) ; The three brothers (Die drei Brüder) ; The devil and his grandmother (Der Teufel und seine Großmutter) ; Faithful Ferdinand and unfaithful Ferdinand (Ferenand getrü und Ferenand ungetrü) ; The iron stove (Der Eisen-Ofen) ; The lazy spinner (Die faule Spinnerin) ; The lion and the frog (Der Löwe und der Frosch) ; The soldier and the carpenter (Der Soldat und der Schreiner) ; Pretty Katrinelya and Pif-Paf-Poltree (Die schöne Katrinelje und Pif, Paf, Poltrie) ; The fox and the horse (Der Fuchs und das Pferd) ; The worn-out dancing shoes (Die zertanzten Schuhe) ; The six servants (Die sechs Diener) ; The white bride and the black bride (Die weiße und schwarze Braut) ; The wild man (De wilde Mann) ; The three black princesses (De drei schwatten Princessinnen) ; Knoist and his three sons (Knoist un sine dre Sühne) ; The maiden from Brakel (Dat Mäken von Brakel) ; The domestic servants (Das Hausgesinde) ; Little lamb and little fish (Das Lämmchen und Fischchen) ; Sesame Mountain (Simeliberg) ; The children of famine (Die Kinder in Hungersnoth) ; The little donkey (Das Eselein) ; The ungrateful son (Der undankbare Sohn) ; The turnip (Die Rube) ; The rejuvenated little old man (Das junggeglühte Männlein) ; The animals of the lord and the devil (Des Herrn und des Teufels Gethier) ; The beam (Der Hahnenbalken) ; The old beggar woman (Die alte Bettelfrau) ; The three lazy sons (Die drei Faulen) ; Saint Solicitous (Die heilige Frau Kummerniß) ; The tale about the land of Cockaigne (Das Märchen vom Schlauaffenland) ; The tall tale from Ditmarsh (Das Dietmarsische Lügen-Märchen) ; A tale with a riddle (Räthsel-Märchen) ; The golden key (Der goldene Schlüssel).
"When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the world. Yet few people today are familiar with the majority of tales from the two early volumes, since in the next four decades the Grimms would publish six other editions, each extensively revised in content and style. For the very first time, The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm makes available in English all 156 stories from the 1812 and 1815 editions. These narrative gems, newly translated and brought together in one beautiful book, are accompanied by sumptuous new illustrations from award-winning artist Andrea Dezsö. From "The Frog King" to "The Golden Key," wondrous worlds unfold--heroes and heroines are rewarded, weaker animals triumph over the strong, and simple bumpkins prove themselves not so simple after all. Esteemed fairy tale scholar Jack Zipes offers accessible translations that retain the spare description and engaging storytelling style of the originals. Indeed, this is what makes the tales from the 1812 and 1815 editions unique--they reflect diverse voices, rooted in oral traditions, that are absent from the Grimms' later, more embellished collections of tales. Zipes's introduction gives important historical context, and the book includes the Grimms' prefaces and notes. A delight to read, The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm presents these peerless stories to a whole new generation of readers"-- Provided by publisher.

Iditarod adventures : tales from mushers along the trail

December 18, 2014
Freedman, Lew.
Portland, Oregon : Alaska Northwest Books, [2015]
214 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Introduction -- Martin Buser -- Jeff King -- Dan Seavey -- Mitch Seavey -- Dick Mackey -- Lance Mackey -- Jason Mackey -- Joe May -- Jon Van Zyle -- Hobo Jim -- Karen tallent -- Jake berkowitz -- Aaron burmeister -- Smyth -- Michelle Phillips -- Bob Bundtzen -- Joanne Potts -- Mark Nordman -- Stan Hooley -- Sebastian Schnuelle -- Hugh Neff -- Newton Marshall -- Paul Gebhardt -- Deedee Jonrowe -- Mike Williams Jr -- Pete Kaiser -- Jim Lanier -- Aliy Zirkle.

Pictures that must be seen-- life in Sayler Park : and more Sayler Park stories.

December 18, 2014
Saylor Park, Ohio : Saylor Park Village Council, 2014.
280 pages : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles ; 28 cm.
Includes index.
"Second edition."
A second book of "stories that must be told" presenting hundreds of old photos and pictures of our families, friends and neighbors.

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