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Flora of North America : north of Mexico

Flora of North America : north of Mexico

Vol.1 includes a list of flowering plant families (p.299-316) and a concordance of family names accepted by Cronquist, Takhtajan, and Thorne. Vol.2+ include distribution maps for each species.

Algae : anatomy, biochemistry, and biotechnology

Algae : anatomy, biochemistry, and biotechnology
Barsanti, L., author.
A single-source reference on the biology of algae, Algae: Anatomy, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology, Second Edition examines the most important taxa and structures for freshwater, marine, and terrestrial forms of algae. Its co

Cyanobacteria : from basic science to applications

Cyanobacteria : from basic science to applications

Cyanobacteria constitute the most widely distributed group of photosynthetic prokaryotes found in almost all realms of the earth and play an important role in Earth's nitrogen and carbon cycle. The gradual transformation from

Drugs, money, and secret handshakes : the unstoppable growth of prescription drug prices

Drugs, money, and secret handshakes : the unstoppable growth of prescription drug prices
Feldman, Robin, author.
Examines the pharmaceutical industry to expose how higher-priced drugs receive favorable treatment and patients are channeled toward the most expensive medicines.

Hunter-gatherer adaptation and resilience : a bioarchaeological perspective

Hunter-gatherer adaptation and resilience : a bioarchaeological perspective

Explores the variety of ways in which hunter-gatherer societies have responded to external stressors while maintaining their core identity.

Indigenous children's survivance in public schools

Indigenous children's survivance in public schools
Sabzalian, Leilani, author.
Indigenous Children's Survivance in Public Schools examines the cultural, social, and political terrain of Indigenous education by providing accounts of Indigenous students and educators creatively navigating the colonial dyn

Jonny Appleseed : a novel

Jonny Appleseed : a novel
Whitehead, Joshua (Writer), author.
A tour-de-force debut novel about a Two-Spirit Indigiqueer young man and proud NDN glitter princess who must reckon with his past when he returns home to his reserve.

Moon of the crusted snow : a novel

Moon of the crusted snow : a novel
Rice, Waubgeshig, 1979- author.
A daring post-apocalyptic thriller from a powerful rising literary voice. With winter looming, a small northern Anishinaabe community goes dark. Cut off, people become passive and confused. Panic builds as the food supply dwi

Super mad at everything all the time : political media and our national anger

Super mad at everything all the time : political media and our national anger
Dagnes, Alison, author.
Super Mad at Everything All the Time explores the polarization of American politics through the collapse of the space between politics and culture, as bolstered by omnipresent media. It seeks to explain this perfect storm of

The environmental case : translating values into policy

The environmental case : translating values into policy
Layzer, Judith A., author.
Through its 15 carefully constructed cases, the book gives readers a first-hand look at some of the most interesting landmark and illuminating new controversies in U.S. environmental policy making. In her new section

The mindful twenty-something : life skills to handle stress ... and everything else

The mindful twenty-something : life skills to handle stress ... and everything else
Rogers, Holly, author.
Stress is a modern-day epidemic, and with the tumult of busy schedules and major life changes that young adults experience, they re particularly vulnerable to its negative effects. In

Tilly : a story of hope and resilience

Tilly : a story of hope and resilience
Gray Smith, Monique, 1968- author.
Kelly creates a cabin out of a huge cardboard box but has no one to share it with.

W.E.B. Du Bois's data portraits : visualizing Black America : the color line at the turn of the twentieth century

W.E.B. Du Bois's data portraits : visualizing Black America : the color line at the turn of the twentieth century
Du Bois, W. E. B. 1868-1963, author. (William Edward Burghardt),
The colorful charts, graphs, and maps presented at the 1900 Paris Exposition by famed sociologist and black rights activist W. E. B. Du Bois offered a view into the lives of black Americans, conveying a literal and figurative

We the corporations : how American businesses won their civil rights

We the corporations : how American businesses won their civil rights
Winkler, Adam. author.
In a revelatory work praised as

Helping kids live mindfully : a grab bag of classroom activities for middle school students

Helping kids live mindfully : a grab bag of classroom activities for middle school students
DePino, Catherine, author.
Helping Kids Live Mindfully: A Grab Bag of Classroom Activities for Middle School Students helps students enhance their lives by using Mindfulness on a daily basis in school and at home. It gives them the tools to cope with a

Mind and emotions : a universal treatment for emotional disorders

Mind and emotions : a universal treatment for emotional disorders
McKay, Matthew.
We all have our own ways of handling stressful situations without letting emotions get the best of us, but some ways of coping work better than others. Short-term fixes that help us avoid or numb our emotions may temporarily

Mindful games : sharing mindfulness and meditation with children, teens, and families

Mindful games : sharing mindfulness and meditation with children, teens, and families
Greenland, Susan Kaiser, author.
Encourages parents to use mindful play to help their children develop focusing skills while learning to regulate their emotions and respond to any situation calmly, with kindness and compassion.

Wartime sexual violence against men : masculinities and power in conflict zones

Wartime sexual violence against men : masculinities and power in conflict zones
Féron, Elise, author.
The book explores patterns of wartime sexual violence against men, and presents survivors', but also perpetrators' stories.

Women warriors : an unexpected history

Women warriors : an unexpected history
Toler, Pamela D.
"Who says women don't go to war? From Vikings and African queens to cross-dressing military doctors and WWII Russian fighter pilots, these are the stories of women for whom battle was not a metaphor. * The woman warrior is al

Tilly and the Crazy Eights

Tilly and the Crazy Eights
Gray Smith, Monique, 1968-
Entertaining, moving and insightful, Tilly and the Crazy Eights is both an adventure story and a healing journey.

Dismemberments : perspectives in forensic anthropology and legal medicine

Dismemberments : perspectives in forensic anthropology and legal medicine

Dismemberments: Perspectives in Forensic Anthropology and Legal Medicine is the only volume in the field to address the complexities of interpreting dismemberment trauma, the different tools used, and the sociocultural motive

Fighter in velvet gloves : Alaska civil rights hero Elizabeth Peratrovich

Fighter in velvet gloves : Alaska civil rights hero Elizabeth Peratrovich
Boochever, Annie, author.
"'No Natives or Dogs Allowed' blared the storefront sign at the young Tlingit Indian girl. The sting of those words would stay with Elizabeth Peratrovich all her life. Years later, a seasoned fighter for equality, she would d

School-based partnerships in teacher education : a research informed model for universities, schools and beyond

School-based partnerships in teacher education : a research informed model for universities, schools and beyond

This book demonstrates school-based approaches to primary science teacher education. The models used involve partnerships between universities and primary schools to engage pre-service primary teachers in classroom teaching a

Who decides who becomes a teacher? : schools of education as sites of resistance

Who decides who becomes a teacher? : schools of education as sites of resistance

"Who Decides Who Becomes a Teacher? extends the discussions and critiques of neoliberalism in education by examining the potential for schools of teacher education to contest the types of policies that are typical in K-12 sch

Applied soil hydrology

Applied soil hydrology
Novák, Viliam, 1942- author.
This state-of-the-art book clearly explains the basic principles of soil hydrology and the current knowledge in this field. It particularly highlights the estimation and application of measurements and evaluation of soil-hydr

Darwin's backyard : how small experiments led to a big theory

Darwin's backyard : how small experiments led to a big theory
Costa, James T., 1963- author.
James T. Costa takes readers on a journey from Darwin's childhood through his voyage on the HMS Beagle, where his ideas on evolution began, and on to Down House, his bustling home of forty years. Using his garden and greenhou

Family math night 6-8 : common core state standards in action

Family math night 6-8 : common core state standards in action
Taylor-Cox, Jennifer, author.
Each activity is designed to promote mathematical thinking and communication.

Mathematics, education and history : towards a harmonious partnership

Mathematics, education and history : towards a harmonious partnership

This book includes 18 peer-reviewed papers from nine countries, originally presented in a shorter form at TSG 25 The Role of History of Mathematics in Mathematics Education, as part of ICME-13 during. It also features an intr

Not (just) (an)other

Not (just) (an)other

Sovereign Traces: Not (Just) (An)other merges works of contemporary North American Indian literature with imaginative illustrations by U.S. and Canadian artists. Through this exciting medium, Sovereign Traces beckons to both

The statistical eyeglasses : the math behind scientific knowledge

The statistical eyeglasses : the math behind scientific knowledge
Milotti, Edoardo, author.
Science often deals with hard-to-see phenomena, and they only stand out and become real when viewed through the lens of complex statistical tools. This book is not a textbook about statistics applied to science - there are al

Giving back : research and reciprocity in indigenous settings

Giving back : research and reciprocity in indigenous settings

This book addresses the critical question of reciprocity in the research process, especially (though not exclusively) in regard to working with Indigenous Communities. This transdisciplinary collection is edited by geographer

History and film : a tale of two disciplines

History and film : a tale of two disciplines
Thanouli, Eleftheria, author.
History and Film: A Tale of Two Disciplines addresses the representation of history in cinema, a much-argued debate on the need to understand cinematic history in its own terms and develop a certain vocabulary for discussing

Simple STEAM : 50+ science, technology, engineering, art, math activities for ages 3 to 6

Simple STEAM : 50+ science, technology, engineering, art, math activities for ages 3 to 6
Mitchell, Debby, 1953- author.
"This book details activities for parents to do with their children in the subjects of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics"--

Teaching the struggle for civil rights, 1948-1976

Teaching the struggle for civil rights, 1948-1976

Teaching the Struggle for Civil Rights, 1948-1976 will provide readers with critical content knowledge of lesser known figures and events in the 20th century Civil Rights Movement.

Their eyes were watching God : [a novel]

Their eyes were watching God : [a novel]
Hurston, Zora Neale.
One of the most important works of twentieth-century American literature, Zora Neale Hurston's beloved 1937 classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is an enduring Southern love story sparkling with wit, beauty, and heartfelt w

Wild is the wind

Wild is the wind
Phillips, Carl, 1959- author.
A powerful, inventive collection from one of America's most critically admired poets “What has restlessness been for?” In Wild Is the Wind, Carl Phillips reflects on love as depicted in the jazz standard for which the boo

Naval documents of the American Revolution

Naval documents of the American Revolution
United States. Naval History Division.
In the tradition of the preceding volumes - the first of which was published in 1964 - this work synthesizes edited documents, including correspondence, ship logs, muster rolls, orders, and newspaper accounts, that provide a

The documentary history of the ratification of the constitution

The documentary history of the ratification of the constitution

This third volume on the ratification campaign in Massachusetts completes the account of this powerful New England state whose influence determined the overall passage of the emerging Constitution.

The papers of Thomas Jefferson.

The papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826, author.
The Retirement Series documents Jefferson's written legacy between his return to private life on 4 March 1809 and his death on 4 July 1826. During this period Jefferson founded the University of Virginia and sold his extraord

Activity, diet and social practice : addressing everyday life in human skeletal remains

Activity, diet and social practice : addressing everyday life in human skeletal remains
Schrader, Sarah, author.
Day-to-day activities are important in the development of social identities, the establishment of social standing, and the communal understanding of societal rules. This perspective is broadly referred to as practice theory a

Approaches to teaching LGBT literature

Approaches to teaching LGBT literature

This volume is designed to help teachers address what it means to teach LGBT literature.

Carry forth the stories : an ethnographer's journey into native oral tradition

Carry forth the stories : an ethnographer's journey into native oral tradition
Frey, Rodney, 1950- author.
Seasoned anthropologist/ethnographer Rodney Frey offers personal and professional insights into the power and value of storytelling gleaned from over forty years of successful work with indigenous peoples. He addresses permis

Cosas : folk art travels in Mexico

Cosas : folk art travels in Mexico
Niemann, Linda, author.
Love and friendship, art and craft, language and culture are the subjects of this look back at one woman's experiences in Mexico over a period of twenty years. What first propels Linda Grant Niemann south are the migrants she

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