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The new Dare to discipline /
By Dobson, James C.,
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-276).Many of today's parents grew up without proper role models at home.They have no clear vision of what it means to be a good mother or father.
© c1992., Tyndale House Publishers,

The fortress of the treasure queen /
By Abbott, Tony,
Ko is back in power -- and nothing in Droon is safe! His beasts have found a lightning-powered submarine hidden in the secret Fortress of the Treasure Queen. Now Eric and his friends have to stop Ko before he destroys Jaffa City. But first they'll need help from their worst enemy -- Lord Sparr. If he can be trusted.
© c2004., Scholastic,

Liderazgo en tiempos turbulentos /
By Goodwin, Doris Kearns,
Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-414) and index."En esta culminación de cinco décadas de estudios sobre la historia presidencial, la autora Doris Kearns Goodwin, ganadora del Premio Pulitzer, ofrece una exploración esclarecedora del desarrollo temprano, el crecimiento y el ejercicio del liderazgo. ¿Los líderes nacen o se hacen? ¿De dónde viene la ambición? ¿Cómo afecta la adversidad al crecimiento del liderazgo? ¿El líder hace a los tiempos o los tiempos hacen al líder? En Liderazgo: en tiempos turbulentos, Goodwin recurre a los cuatro presidentes que ha estudiado más de cerca –Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt y Lyndon B. Johnson (en derechos civiles)–, para mostrar cómo reconocieron las cualidades de liderazgo dentro de sí mismos y fueron reconocidos como líderes por parte de otros. Al recordar sus primeros pasos en la vida pública, los encontramos en un momento en que sus caminos estaban llenos de confusión, temor y esperanza a la vez. Liderazgo: en tiempos turbulentos, cuenta la historia de cómo todos ellos chocaron con drásticos cambios que interrumpieron sus vidas y amenazaron con destruir sus ambiciones para siempre. Sin embargo, todos emergieron preparados para enfrentar las situaciones y dilemas de sus tiempos. Ningún patrón común describe la trayectoria del liderazgo. Aunque se distinguieron por sus orígenes, habilidades y temperamento, estos hombres compartían una ambición feroz y una resiliencia profunda que les permitía superar dificultades inusuales. En su mejor momento, los cuatro fueron guiados por un sentido de propósito moral. En momentos de gran desafío, pudieron utilizar sus talentos para engrandecer las oportunidades y las vidas de los demás. Este trabajo trascendental proporciona una hoja de ruta accesible y esencial tanto para los aspirantes al liderazgo como para líderes establecidos en su campo. En el mundo polarizado de hoy, estas historias de liderazgo auténtico en tiempos de aprensión y fractura adquieren una urgencia singular" -- Amazon.com

El color del corazón : la historia de Harriet Beecher Stowe y la novela que cambío una nacíon: la cabaña del tío Tom /
By Escobar, Mario,
Includes bibliographical references."La esposa del pastor Calvin Stowe se encuentra destrozada tras la pérdida de su último hijo. Después de una depresión, decide regresar a la iglesia. Mientras el predicador está lanzando su mensaje tiene una visión que le animará a escribir una novela sobre la situación de los esclavos en los Estados Unidos. Harriet Beecher Stowe se lanzará a esta Aventura, tras conocer a un esclavo fugitivo que le contará la increíble historia de un hombre llamado Tom y su lucha de fe, esperanza y amor, en un mundo cruel, en el que todo tiene un precio. La historia de Eliza, una madre mulata luchando por su hijo, Evangeline, una niña que quiere redimir la conciencia de su padre o el propio Tom, convencido que el amor es el único que puede vencer al odio y la maldad" -- Amazon.com.

Meet the parents /
DVD, NTSC, Region 1, anamorphic widescreen presentation (1.85:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English & French) or DTS 5.1 surround (English).Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Blythe Danner, Teri Polo, James Rebhorn, Jon Abrahams, Owen Wilson.Director of photography, Peter James ; editor, Jon Poll ; music, Randy Newman.MPAA rating: PG-13; for sexual content, drug references and languages.Greg is in love with Pam, and views their upcoming trip to her parents' house as a perfect opportunity to ask her to marry him. Once Greg is introduced to Pam's parents, however, things slide steadily downhill. Pam's dad, Jack, takes an instant and obvious dislike to Greg, remarking constantly about the fact that he is a male nurse. The weekend goes from bad to worse when Greg manages to, almost, destroy the house and the wedding.People's Choice Awards, USA: 2001, People's Choice Award - Favorite Comedy Motion Picture
© [2001], Universal Studios Home Entertainment,

The goose's gold /
By Roy, Ron,
When Ruth Rose and her friends, vacationing in Florida, discover that her grandmother is about to invest in a project to recover sunken treasure, they stumble upon evidence that the entire plan may be a fraud."Grades 2-4"--cover p. [4].
© c1999., Random House,

The lucky lottery /
By Roy, Ron,
Dink and his two friends help Lucky find the culprit who stole Lucky's winning lottery ticket.
© 2000., Random House,

The deadly dungeon /
By Roy, Ron,
While visiting Wallis's castle, Dink and his friends investigate strange noises that lead them to a dangerous secret."grades 2-4"--cover p. [4].
© c1998., Random House,

The jaguar's jewel /
By Roy, Ron,
"Grades 2-4"--Page 4 of cover.Dink and his friends use their detective skills to locate a giant emerald missing from a statue delivered to Uncle Warren's museum in New York City.
© ©2000., Random House,

The missing mummy /
By Roy, Ron,
Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose help catch the thieves who have stolen the treasure from the museum's mummy exhibit."Grades 2-4"--P. [4] of cover.
© 2001., Random House,

The cartoon history of the universe.
By Gonick, Larry.
Traces world history in cartoon format.v. 1. The evolution of everything -- v. 2. Sticks and stones -- v. 3. River realms -- v. 4. Part of the Old Testament -- v. 5. Brains and bronze -- v. 6. "Who are these Athenians?" -- v. 7. All about Athens.
© ©1990., Doubleday,

The honey-don't list /
By Lauren, Christina,
"Carey Duncan has worked for home remodeling and design gurus Melissa and Rusty Tripp for nearly a decade. A country girl at heart, Carey started in their first store at sixteen, and--more than anyone would suspect--has helped them build an empire. With a new show and a book about to launch, the Tripps are on the verge of superstardom. There's only one problem: America's favorite couple can't stand each other. James McCann, MIT graduate and engineering genius, was originally hired as a structural engineer, but the job isn't all he thought it'd be. The last straw? Both he and Carey must go on book tour with the Tripps and keep the wheels from falling off the proverbial bus. Unfortunately, neither of them is in any position to quit. Carey needs health insurance, and James has been promised the role of a lifetime if he can just keep the couple on track for a few more weeks. While road-tripping with the Tripps up the West Coast, Carey and James vow to work together to keep their bosses' secrets hidden, and their own jobs secure. But if they stop playing along--and start playing for keeps--they may have the chance to build something beautiful together..."--

The NRA : the unauthorized history /
By Smyth, Frank
Includes bibliographical references (pages [241]-279) and index.With an eye toward future wars -- The "royal" NRA -- The promiscuous toting of guns -- A high plane of honest, frank discussion -- Public opinion demands some control -- The awakening -- A great religion -- The politburo -- The business model -- Hidden hands -- A family sport -- The creed."The National Rifle Association is unique in American life. Few other civic organizations are as old or as large. None is as controversial. It is largely due to the NRA that the U.S. gun policy differs so extremely--some would say so tragically--from that of every other developed nation. But, as Frank Smyth shows, the NRA has evolved from an organization concerned above all with marksmanship--and which supported most government efforts around gun control for a hundred years--to one that resists all attempts to restrict guns in any way. At the same time, the organization has also buried its own remarkable history. Here is that story, from the NRA's surprising roots in post-Civil War New York City to the defining event that changed its culture forever--the so called--Cincinnati Revolt--of 1977--to the present day, where President Donald Trump is the most ardent champion in the White House the NRA has ever had. For anyone who has looked at access to guns in our society and asked "Why?", this is an unmatched account of how we got here, and who got us here."--Amazon.com.

Are snakes necessary? /
By De Palma, Brian,
"When the beautiful young videographer offered to join his campaign, Senator Lee Rogers should've known better. But saying no would have taken a stronger man than Rogers, with his ailing wife and his robust libido. Enter Barton Brock, the senator's fixer. He's already gotten rid of one troublesome young woman -- how hard could this new one turn out to be? Pursued from Washington D.C. to the streets of Paris, 18-year-old Fanny Cours knows her reputation and budding career are on the line. But what she doesn't realize is that her life might be as well..."--Amazon.

Lady in waiting : my extraordinary life in the shadow of the crown /
By Glenconner, Anne,
"Anne Glenconner has been at the center of the royal circle from childhood, when she met and befriended the future Queen Elizabeth II and her sister, the Princess Margaret. Though the firstborn child of the 5th Earl of Leicester, who controlled one of the largest estates in England, as a daughter she was deemed "the greatest disappointment" and unable to inherit. Since then she has needed all her resilience to survive court life with her sense of humor intact. A unique witness to landmark moments in royal history, Maid of Honor at Queen Elizabeth's coronation, and a lady in waiting to Princess Margaret until her death in 2002, Anne's life has encompassed extraordinary drama and tragedy. In Lady in Waiting, she will share many intimate royal stories from her time as Princess Margaret's closest confidante as well as her own battle for survival: her broken-off first engagement on the basis of her "mad blood"; her 54-year marriage to the volatile, unfaithful Colin Tennant, Lord Glenconner, who left his fortune to a former servant; the death in adulthood of two of her sons; a third son she nursed back from a six-month coma following a horrific motorcycle accident. Through it all, Anne has carried on, traveling the world with the royal family, including visiting the White House, and developing the Caribbean island of Mustique as a safe harbor for the rich and famous-hosting Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Raquel Welch, and many other politicians, aristocrats, and celebrities."--Publisher's description.

Hacking planet Earth : how geoengineering can help us reimagine the future /
By Kostigen, Thomas,
Includes bibliographical references and index."An exploration of the cutting-edge technology that will enable us to confront the realities of climate change"--

The return /
By Harrison, Rachel,
"An edgy and haunting debut novel about a group of friends who reunite after one of them has returned from a mysterious two-year disappearance. Julie is missing, and the missing don't often return. But Elise knows Julie better than anyone, and she feels in her bones that her best friend is out there, and that one day she'll come back. She's right. Two years to the day that Julie went missing, she reappears with no memory of where she's been or what happened to her. Along with Molly and Mae, their two close friends from college, the women decide to reunite at the eccentric, remote Red Honey Inn. But the second Elise sees Julie, she knows something is wrong--she's emaciated, with sallow skin, chipped teeth and odd appetites. In so many ways, Julie seems to be the friend they all loved and lost. But in others, she seems to be a stranger. When bad weather traps them inside the hotel, tensions flare. Elise begins to hear scratching within the walls, to see the slither of shadows cast by nothing. And as the weekend unfurls, it becomes impossible to deny that the Julie who vanished two years ago is not the same Julie who came back. But then who--or what--is she?"--

This is Chance! : the shaking of an all-American city, and the voice that held it together /
By Mooallem, Jon,
The Good Friday, 1964, Anchorage, Alaska earthquake, and newscaster Genie Chance remaining on-air to broadcast events.

Heaven and hell : a history of the afterlife /
By Ehrman, Bart D.,
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-311) and index.Guided tours of heaven and hell -- The fear of death -- Life after death before there was life after death -- Will justice be done? : the rise of postmortem rewards and punishments -- Death after death in the Hebrew Bible -- Dead bodies that return to life : the resurrection in ancient Israel -- Why wait for the resurrection? : life after death right after death -- Jesus and the afterlife -- The afterlife after Jesus' life : Paul the Apostle -- Altering the views of Jesus : the later gospels -- The afterlife mysteries of the book of revelation -- Eternal life in the flesh -- Tactile ecstasy and torment in the Christian hereafter -- Who will inherit the blessings? : purgatory, reincarnation, and salvation for all.

Death in Mud Lick : a coal country fight against the drug companies that delivered the opioid epidemic /
By Eyre, Eric,
Includes bibliographical references and index."An urgent and heartbreaking investigation into the corporate greed and governmental corruption that pumped millions of pain pills into small Appalachian towns"--book jacket.