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Promises Kept: Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life

Dr. Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson, Hilary Beard - Education - 2014 - 384 pages
Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life Dr. Joe Brewster, Michele
Stephenson, Hilary Beard. through the air. We would all do well to give the other
side the benefit of the doubt. To the extent that it's possible, focus not on ...
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Things I've Learned from Dying: A Book About Life

David R. Dow - Social Science - 2014 - 288 pages
Told through the disparate lenses of the legal battles he's spent a career fighting, and the intimate confrontations with death each family faces at home, THINGS I'VE LEARNED FROM DYING offers a poignant and lyrical account of how illness ...
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No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your ...

Daniel J. Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson - Family & Relationships - 2014 - 272 pages
This book grabbed me from the very first page and did not let go. Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson explain extremely well why punishment is a dead-end strategy. Then they describe what to do instead.
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Attempting Normal

Marc Maron - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 240 pages
Most of us will relate. Praise for Attempting Normal “I laughed so hard reading this book.”—David Sedaris “Funny . . . surprisingly deep . . . laced with revelatory insights.”—Los Angeles Times “Superb . . .
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Mothers Who Think: Tales of Real-Life Parenthood

Camille Peri, Kate Moses - Family & Relationships - 2013 - 304 pages
Elevating the discussion of motherhood above the level of tantrum control and potty training, this collection covers an unparalleled range of topics, from the impossibility of loving your children equally to raising a son without a father, ...
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Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty

Diane Keaton - Biography & Autobiography - 2014 - 224 pages
This is just a small sampling of the reasons we love Diane Keaton, and they all permeate the pages of her new memoir.”—Elle “As disarming and personable as the actress herself.”—The Huffington Post “Wise, witty, thoughtful, ...
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The Lullaby of Polish Girls: A Novel

Dagmara Dominczyk - Fiction - 2013 - 256 pages
Dominczyk uses a fresh, confident style.”—People “In this arresting debut novel, Polish American film and TV actress Dominczyk pays homage to her native city of Kielce while capturing the joys, insecurities, and struggles of three ...
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The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism

Naoki Higashida - Family & Relationships - 2013 - 192 pages
. . . This book takes about ninety minutes to read, and it will stretch your vision of what it is to be human.”—Andrew Solomon, The Times (London) From the Hardcover edition.
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The Opposite of Worry: The Playful Parenting Approach to Childhood Anxieties ...

Lawrence J. Cohen - Family & Relationships - 2013 - 304 pages
Intended for parents of children ages 3 to 15, this book offers anecdotes and fun anti-anxiety games.”—Publishers Weekly “Here’s the help parents of anxious children have been looking for!
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The Map and the Territory 2.0: Risk, Human Nature, and the Future of Forecasting

Alan Greenspan - Business & Economics - 2014 - 432 pages
It integrates the history of economic prediction, the new work of behavioral economists, and the fruits of the author’s own remarkable career to offer a thrillingly lucid and empirically based grounding in what we can know about economic ...
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Glitter and Glue: A Memoir

Kelly Corrigan - Biography & Autobiography - 2014 - 256 pages
Praise for Glitter and Glue “I loved this book, I was moved by this book, and now I will share this book with my own mother—along with my renewed appreciation for certain debts of love that can never be repaid.”—Elizabeth Gilbert, ...
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Parenting Guide to Your Baby's First Year

Anne Krueger - Family & Relationships - 2013 - 352 pages
Now, the editors of PARENTING bring you a comprehensive, up-to-the-minute guide to the all-important first year of your baby's life.
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Everything You Need to Know to Have a Healthy Twin Pregnancy

Gila Leiter, Rachel Kranz - Family & Relationships - 2013 - 352 pages
The book that answers all your questions about multiple birth--written by a doctor who is a mother of twins herself Over ten years ago when Dr. Gila Leiter, herself an OB/GYN,was pregnant with twins, the book she desperately needed wasn ...
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The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan: A Blueprint for Renewing Your Child's ...

Ben Foss - Education - 2013 - 320 pages
I was thrilled to read this book. It offers a wise collection of insights that are both practical and touching. Buy it today if you want a get a plan for your child.”—James Gandolfini, actor, The Sopranos From the Hardcover edition.
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Dinner: The Playbook: A 30-Day Plan for Mastering the Art of the Family Meal

Jenny Rosenstrach - Cooking - 2014 - 256 pages
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Three signs you need this book: 1) Chicken fingers qualify as adventurous. (Hey, they’re not nuggets.) 2) You live in fear of the white stuff touching the green stuff. 3) Family dinner?
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The Weight of Blood: A Novel

Laura McHugh - Fiction - 2014 - 336 pages
. . This is one you won’t want to miss.”—Karin Slaughter “Daniel Woodrell better watch his back. . . . Weight of Blood is a tense, taut novel and a truly remarkable debut. . .
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BabySafe in Seven Steps: The BabyGanics Guide to Smart and Effective ...

Kevin Schwartz, Keith Garber, Samantha Rose - Family & Relationships - 2014 - 304 pages
These seven steps make it easy and affordable to create an environment that will allow your baby to develop and explore freely and safely—so that you can relax and enjoy every special moment! From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Black Body in Ecstasy: Reading Race, Reading Pornography

Jennifer Christine Nash - Social Science - 2014 - 232 pages
In The Black Body in Ecstasy, Jennifer C. Nash rewrites black feminism's theory of representation.
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The Art of Richard Mayhew: A Critical Analysis with Interviews

Janet Berry Hess - Art - 2014 - 264 pages
This book explores his art and discusses the critical exclusion from the history of art of Native Americans and African Americans who are not figurative or "narrative" and creates a framework for reconsideration of such art.
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The Democracy Project: A History, a Crisis, a Movement

David Graeber - Political Science - 2013 - 352 pages
The Democracy Project tells the story of the resilience of the democratic spirit and the adaptability of the democratic idea.
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Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist ...

Alexander G. Weheliye - Social Science - 2014 - 224 pages
This disciplining, while not biological per se, frequently depends on anchoring political hierarchies in human flesh. The work of the black feminist scholars Hortense Spillers and Sylvia Wynter is vital to Weheliye's argument.
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Black Stats: African Americans by the Numbers in the Twenty-first Century

Monique Morris - Social Science - 2014 - 240 pages
With fascinating and often surprising information on everything from incarceration rates, lending practices, and the arts to marriage, voting habits, and green jobs, the contextualized material in this book will better attune readers to ...
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More Grandmothers Are Like Snowflakes...No Two Are Alike: A Treasury of Wit ...

Janet Lanese - Family & Relationships - 2013 - 144 pages
Here is an all-new treasury of wise, witty, and wonderful sayings and advice from veteran grandmas, first-timers, and grandmothers-in-waiting--including such famous names as Sophia Loren, Maya Angelou, and Barbara Bush.
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Manhood: How to Be a Better Man-or Just Live with One

Terry Crews - Family & Relationships - 2014 - 288 pages
In Manhood he shows men everywhere that real strength is not measured in muscle mass—unless that muscle is the heart. From the Hardcover edition.
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Art for Equality: The NAACP's Cultural Campaign for Civil Rights

Jenny Woodley - Social Science - 2014 - 270 pages
Illuminating important protests, from the fight against the 1915 film The Birth of a Nation to the production of anti-lynching art during the Harlem Renaissance, this insightful volume examines the successes and failures of the NAACP's ...
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African American War Heroes

James B. Martin - History - 2014 - 203 pages
This work seeks out those heroes—soldiers, sailors, flyers, and marines—who earned their nation's highest medals in defense of freedom and equality. Some of these men and women died on the battlefield.
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Remote: Office Not Required

Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson - Business & Economics - 2013 - 256 pages
The “work from home” phenomenon is thoroughly explored in this illuminating new book from bestselling 37signals founders Fried and Hansson, who point to the surging trend of employees working from home (and anywhere else) and explain ...
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