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Sneaky Chef to the Rescue

by Lapine Missy Chase

TheNew York Timesbestselling author returns-this time responding directly to her readers' most pressing concerns. Legions of fans have written to her, asking for more recipes that focus on their specific family challenges. She's heard them loud and clear, and has crafted meals that are targeted to these special needs, including: Sneaky Chef Light: Delicious recipes for kids struggling with their weight: with lower calories, lower fat-and all the taste! Sneaky Chef for Food Allergies. For the millions of children who suffer from food allergies, here are recipes that are dairy-free, egg-free, and gluten-free. Sneaky Chef for More Variety-More make-ahead purees and crafty, kid-friendly recipes the whole family will love. Sneaky Chef Celebrates! Even special days can be healthy, as the Sneaky Chef unveils recipes for birthdays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah, Valentine's Day, Passover, Easter, and more! Sneaky Chef to the Rescueshows that any family can "sneak" good food into their diets, making everybody (both kids and adults) both happier and healthier.

The Amazing Adventures of Working Girl

by Karen Burns

A useful and fun book for any woman who has ever wanted, needed, lost, quit, hated, or loved a job. "Working Girl" (a. k. a. Karen Burns) has held a total of 59 jobs (so far), including housekeeper, cigarette girl, paper "boy", model, ditch-digger, bank teller, editor, brochure writer, artist, and corporate drone. She made mistakes along the way, but extracted one important lesson from each job she has held. Working Girl now shares her hard-earned wisdom for the modern working woman with this series of 59 humorous yet practical vignettes, including guidance on: Risk-taking and why it's good How to build self-confidence Tips for managing your boss When you're not appreciated Causes and cures for burnout Balancing baby and boss When it's time to say adieu and 52 more! Whimsically illustrated with Working Girl cartoons, this is a fun, accessible advice book that deals with the real issues that are on the minds of working women (and not just those who are striving for the corner office!). No matter where a girl finds herself on the job ladder (from the bottom to the top), she'll find that The Amazing Adventures of Working Girl will give her both perspective and a plan for success.

Mama Makes Up Her Mind

by Bailey White

Welcome to the unique world of Bailey White. Her aunt Belle may take you to see her bellowing pet alligator. Her uncle Jimbuddy may appall you with his knack for losing pieces of himself. Most of all, you may succumb utterly to the charms of Bailey's mama, who will take you to a juke joint so raunchy it scared Ernest Hemingway or tuck you into her antique guest bed that has the disconcerting habit of folding up on people while they sleep. White's indelible vignettes of Southern eccentricity have entranced millions who have heard her read them on NPR. Mama Makes Up Her Mindis as sweetly intoxicating as a mint julep and as invigorating as a walk in White's own overgrown garden.

An American Trilogy

by Wise Steven M.

President of the Center for the Expansion of Fundamental Rights, Wise has taught law at several US colleges, has written several books, and has practiced animal rights law since 1982. Here he delves into the history of a particular piece of land in Bladen County, North Carolina. He went to investigate reports of cruelty to pigs at a slaughterhouse and related factory hog farms, and discovered that they were located on what had been the fields of a plantation worked by black slaves. Before that, he found, Natives Americans lived there, admiring and respecting animals for centuries. He looks at how the genocide and the slavery were eventually stopped by religious activists, and discusses how the same religious values are working to stop the torture and slaughter today. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)

The Archimedes Codex

by Reviel Netz

Three books containing texts by the ancient Greek mathematician Archimedes survived the carnage of the 1204 Fourth Crusade; two survived long enough to be seen and used by the likes of Leonardo da Vinci and Galileo. The third was unknown until 1998 when it was discovered overwritten by 13th-century Christian prayers. Netz (classics and philosophy, Stanford U. ) and Noel, curator of manuscripts at Baltimore's Walters Art Museum and director of the Archimedes Palimpsest Project, tells what is known about its history, about the ongoing project to recover the text, and about the information it contains that has not been seen for eight centuries. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)

The First Year: Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed Child

by Nancy D. Wiseman

When parents learn that their child has autism, the news can be devastating, even paralyzing. Meanwhile, the first 12 months after diagnosis are the most important when it comes to intervention. As a parent of a child with autism, Nancy D. Wiseman knows firsthand how difficult it can be to unravel complex issues, discover what questions to ask, and find effective treatments. In this landmark guide, Wiseman offers both compassionate insight and a wealth of information for diagnoses from Asperger's to classic autism. Day by day, week by week, month by month, The First Year®: Autism Spectrum Disorders walks parents through a wide range of medical and lifestyle concerns, helps them navigate the healthcare, insurance, and educational systems, and ensures the best possible outcome for their child.

Cooking Green

by Kate Heyhoe

Choosing local, organic foods benefits your health and the planet's. But how you cook is as important as what you cook: cooking itself is an under-reported yet substantial greenhouse gas creator. Now, Kate Heyhoe shows you how to think like an environmentalist in the kitchen. Without changing your politics or completely disrupting your routine, you can reduce your impact on the planet by rethinking how you cook, shop, and consume food. Using your favorite recipes, you can bake, broil, and grill in greener ways, saving fossil fuels and shrinking your "cookprint. "

Same-Day Resume

by Michael Farr

This compact guide gives the reader the essential tools to apply for jobs on the fly. Also includes advice on cover letters, JIST Cards, thank-you notes, online resumes, and job search strategies.

Sales and Marketing Resumes for $100,000 Careers

by Louise Kursmark

Extensive advice on writing and polishing powerful resumes and cover letters, managing the job search, and using effective strategies to land a $100,000 job.

Resume Magic

by Susan Britton Whitcomb

All the tricks professional résumé writers use to create eye-catching, results-driven résumés are revealed in this must-have guide.

Parent's Guide to College and Careers

by Barbara Cooke

This upbeat handbook gives down-to-earth advice for parents who want to constructively help with their child's college and career planning, without micromanaging or hounding.

Panicked Student's Guide to Choosing a College Major

by Laurence Shatkin

Gives readers an overview of each college major and provides additional information about specializations in the majors, the typical sequence of high school and college courses, and related CIP program codes-everything students need to know to overcome panic and lay the foundation for a rich and rewarding education.

Paint Your Career Green

by Michele Lobl Stan Schatt

A roadmap for people who want to avoid starting over or taking a severe pay cut when they change careers to become part of a growing green industry. Readers will learn about green certificate programs that offer retraining in a short timeframe.

Overnight Career Choice

by Laurence Shatkin Michael Farr

This book provides more than 275 job descriptions with information on each job's pay, growth, openings, education level, and skills needed. Additional information about major industries opens readers' eyes to different sectors where they may be able to build a rewarding career.

One-Hour College Application Essay

by Jan Melnik

For many prospective college students, the toughest part of the application process is writing the required admissions essay. Using the proven Help in a Hurry formula, students can quickly craft an effective application essay. Key features include targeted questions and helpful worksheets, quick-start strategies, professional advice from college admissions directors, and dozens of actual essay lead-ins and examples.

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2010-2011

by Editors at JIST US Department of Labor

A career classic with 300 job descriptions and exclusive green jobs info helpful to job seekers, new graduates, students, career changers, teachers, career counselors, librarians.

Next-Day Job Interview

by Michael Farr Dick Gaither

Distills JIST's revolutionary and proven interview advice into seven quick chapters covering self-assessment, company research, key questions, a system for answering any question that might come up, unusual situations, following up after the interview, salary negotiation, and more.

Bank On Yourself

by Pamela Yellen

The Wall Street Journal,USA Today, andBusinessWeekbestsellerBank On Yourself: The Life-Changing Secret to Growing and Protecting Your Financial Futurereveals the secrets to taking back control of your financial future that Wall Street, banks, and credit card companiesdon'twant you to know. Can you imagine what it would be like to look forward to opening your account statements because theyalwayshave good news and never any ugly surprises? More than 100,000 Americans of all ages, incomes, and backgrounds are already usingBank On Yourselfto grow a nest-egg they can predict and count on, even when stocks, real estate, and other investments tumble. You'll meet some of them and hear their stories of howBank On Yourselfhas helped them reach a wide variety of short- and longterm personal and financial goals and dreams in this book.

Washington

by Meg Greenfield

Written in secret before her death in 1999, Greenfield's (editor, Washington Post, and Pulitzer Prize winner) narrative outlines the process of competitive image projection as it erodes the moral and personal sense of politicians and their journalistic counterparts. She identifies the principal species of the Washington DC subculture and recounts the history she saw unfold. Attention is given to the hostility toward professional women, the fall of the Southern oligarchy, the careers of eight Presidents (Kennedy to Clinton), and even occasional heroics. Annotation c. Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)

Rebel Code

by Glyn Moody

The open source saga has many fascinating chapters. It is partly the story of Linus Torvalds, the master hacker who would become chief architect of the Linux operating system. It is also the story of thousands of devoted programmers around the world who spontaneously worked in tandem to complete the race to shape Linux into the ultimate killer app. Rebel Code traces the remarkable roots of this unplanned revolution. It echoes the twists and turns of Linux's improbable development, as it grew through an almost biological process of accretion and finally took its place at the heart of a jigsaw puzzle that would become the centerpiece of open source. With unprecedented access to the principal players, Moody has written a powerful tale of individual innovation versus big business. Rebel Code provides a from-the-trenches perspective and looks ahead to how open source is challenging long-held conceptions of technology, commerce, and culture.

Make-A-Mix

by Karine Eliason Nevada Harward Madeline Westover

More than 1 million copies sold: the classic guide to 300 tasty, satisfying, make-ahead meals that save both time and money.

Five-Minute Erotica

by Carol Queen

Here's another entry in our wildly popular series of very short stories that can be enjoyed, start to finish, in less time than it takes to brew a cup of tea. This new anthology of pleasingly brief tales features contributions from some of the best writers of erotica today. While most of the stories feature heterosexual sex,Five-Minute Eroticaalso offers a good mix of fantasy situations, including lesbian encounters and ménages à trois.

At the Scene of the Crime: Forensic Mysteries from Today's Best Writers

by Dana Stabenow

With the long-term success of procedural shows dominating prime-time television, the readership for a forensic anthology extends well beyond traditional mystery readers. Collected by Martin H. Greenberg--the King of Anthologists--this volume features the following contributors: Brendan DuBois, Edward D. Hoch, Michael A. Black, Max Allan Collins and Matthew Clemens, Jeremiah Healy, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Julie Hyzy, John Lutz, Maynard Thomson, Noreen Ayres, Loren D. Estleman, Jeanne C. Stein.

The Allergy-Free Cookbook

by Yoder Eileen Rhude

Food allergies are on the rise, and the update of this classic cookbook provides more than 180 fantastic recipes to help those with restricted diets! With this cookbook, they'll be able to eat well every meal of the day while conquering the most common food allergies. Including more recipes, more tips, more cooking suggestions, more resources, and more information about recently passed laws designed to protect consumers.

Vegan Soul Kitchen

by Bryant Terry

The mere mention of soul food brings thoughts of greasy fare and clogged arteries. Bryant Terry offers recipes that leave out heavy salt and refined sugar, "bad" fats, and unhealthy cooking techniques, and leave in the down-home flavor. Vegan Soul Kitchenrecipes use fresh, whole, high-quality, healthy ingredients and cooking methods with a focus on local, seasonal, sustainably raised food. Terry's new recipes have been conceived through the prism of the African Diaspora-cutting, pasting, reworking, and remixing African, Caribbean, African-American, Native American, and European staples, cooking techniques, and distinctive dishes to create something familiar, comforting, and deliciously unique. Reinterpreting popular dishes from African and Caribbean countries as well as his favorite childhood dishes, Terry reinvents African-American and Southern cuisine-capitalizing on the complex flavors of the tradition, without the animal products. Includes recipes for: Double Mustard Greens & Roasted Yam Soup; Cajun-Creole-Spiced Tempeh Pieces with Creamy Grits; Caramelized Grapefruit, Avocado, and Watercress Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette; and Sweet Cornmeal-Coconut Butter Drop Biscuits.

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