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Prices guaranteed through May 25, 2013

IL=Interest Level, RL=Reading Level

Here is a list of nonfiction books I ordered this year (2012-13)

Air : the restless shaper of the world
By Logan, William Bryant Dewey: 551.5
William Bryant Logan shares the history and science of air, celebrating Earth's least visible natural resource.
____#0212AY9 2012 IL:AD $22.96

Alive and kicking : my journey through football, addiction and life
By Marcol, Czeslaw, 1949- Dewey: 796.332
Czeslaw "Chester" Marcol discusses his life, career as a kicker for the Green Bay Packers, and his struggles with drug abuse.
____#0473KW3 2011 IL:AD $22.51

American sniper : the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history
By Kyle, Chris, 1974- Dewey: 956.7044
Chris Kyle, a Navy SEAL, recounts his life and military experiences, discusses his record for the most career sniper kills in United States military history and the bounty placed on his head by Iraqi insurgents, provides an eye-witness account of war in Iraq, shares the strains of war on his marriage and family, and honors his fellow soldiers.
____#0067QV0 2012 IL:AD $22.99

Another river, another town : a teenage tank gunner comes of age in combat--1945
By Irwin, John P., 1926- Dewey: 940.54
A combat memoir featuring John P. Irwin, a teenage tank gunner during World War II, discussing how his dreams of glory and heroism were altered by the harsh realities of war.
AR: 6.5 UG 8.0 70711EN
____#09212ZX 2002 IL:YA $12.80

Argo : how the CIA and Hollywood pulled off the most audacious rescue in history
By Mendez, Antonio J Dewey: 955.05
Relates the true account of the 1979 rescue of six American hostages from Iran. On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444 day ordeal and a quake in global politics still reverberating today. But there is a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped, and a midlevel agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them.
____#0993MBX 2012 IL:AD $22.96

Basic : surviving boot camp and basic training
By Jacobs, Jack, 1945- Dewey: 355.5
Describes the experience of basic military training that all United States military enlistees endure.
____#0435LXX 2012 IL:AD $25.99

Bomb : the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon
By Sheinkin, Steve Dewey: 623.4
Examines the history of the atomic bomb, discussing the discovery of the behavior of uranium when placed next to radioactive material, the race to build a bomb, and the impact of the weapon on societies around the world.
AR: 6.9 UG 10.0 153499EN RC: 6.4 15 Lexile: 920
____#0609FB4 2012 IL:YA $17.04

A brother's journey : surviving a childhood of abuse
By Pelzer, Richard B Dewey: 362.76
The author describes his childhood filled with nightly beatings and unspeakable abuse by his mother and how he found the courage to survive.
AR: 5.8 UG 11.0 86339EN
____#38599WX 2005 IL:AD $16.21

By Carlin, Peter Ames Dewey: 782.42166
Chronicles the life of singer, songwriter, and rock musician Bruce Springsteen.
____#0763ND8 2012 IL:AD $23.85

The bully society : school shootings and the crisis of bullying in America's schools
By Klein, Jessie Dewey: 302.34
Examines the connection between bullying and school shootings in the U.S. and argues that the strict gender rules by which American children and teenagers are forced to live are the main reasons behind school violence.
____#0483PY1 2012 IL:AD $29.95

Bushville wins! : the wild saga of the 1957 Milwaukee Braves and the screwballs, sluggers, and beer swiggers who canned the New York Yankees and changed baseball
By Klima, John, 1974- Dewey: 796.357
A history of the 1957 Milwaukee Braves and their World Series win against the Yankees.
____#0436UX1 2012 IL:AD $25.99

Chasing perfect : the will to win in basketball and life
By Hurley, Bob Dewey: 796.323
Basketball coach Bob Hurley of St. Anthony's High School in Jersey City traces his decades-long career, citing his championship coaching strategies and memorable players from the team's seven undefeated seasons.
____#0549LG6 2013 IL:AD $22.15

The click moment : seizing opportunity in an unpredictable world
By Johansson, Frans Dewey: 650.1
Describes actions we can take to increase business success and open ourselves up to chance encounters.
____#0530BC8 2012 IL:AD $22.96

Color blind : the forgotten team that broke baseball's color line
By Dunkel, Tom Dewey: 796.357
Dunkel traces the rise of a Bismarck, North Dakota, integrated squad and follows them through their ups and downs, focusing on the 1935 season and the first National Semi-Pro Tournament in Wichita, Kansas--a decade before Jackie Robinson broke into the Major Leagues.
____#0608EHX 2013 IL:AD $21.30

Conflict resolution smarts : how to communicate, negotiate, compromise, and more
By Doeden, Matt Dewey: 303.6
Explores conflict and conflict resolution for teens, how a little misunderstanding can turn into a big conflict, strategies for resolution, including compromise, negotiation, mediation, and collaboration, how to be a good communicator, and more.
RC: 7.3 5 Lexile: 940
____#0021PW1 2012 IL:YA $24.00

Contagious : why things catch on
By Berger, Jonah Dewey: 658.8
Discuses consumer behavior and what makes things popular and how to leverage these concepts to help your own ideas catch on.
____#0565EG0 2013 IL:AD $22.15

Crash : a mother, a son, and the journey from grief to gratitude
By Roy-Bornstein, Carolyn Dewey: 363.12
Pediatrician Carolyn-Roy Bornstein describes the drunk driving accident that gave her son brain trauma and her dealing with his memory loss and personality changes.
____#0617KDX 2012 IL:AD $19.56

Damn few : making the modern SEAL warrior
By Denver, Rorke Dewey: 359.9
Lieutenant Commander Rorke Denver, director of basic and advanced training at the Navy Special Warfare Center, describes the training of Navy SEALs and the skills necessary to become a Special Forces officer in the United States Navy, and discusses how SEAL team tactics are altering modern warfare.
____#0549PE9 2013 IL:AD $23.84

Dear Marcus : a letter to the man who shot me
By McGill, Jerry Dewey: 306.85
The author, who was shot at the age of thirteen, writes a letter to his unknown assailant, whom he names Marcus, detailing the repercussions of that fateful day.
____#0051SY6 2012 IL:AD $18.75

Death at SeaWorld : Shamu and the dark side of killer whales in captivity
By Kirby, David, 1960- Dewey: 599.53
Discusses the controversy surrounding the capturing, breeding, and training of killer whales for entertainment and explains how the stress of captivity can make them sick, unstable, and aggressive and have caused the deaths of several people including trainer Dawn Brancheau, who was killed before an audience at Sea World Orlando in 2010.
____#0435VX2 2012 IL:AD $26.99

The debatabase book : a must-have guide for successful debate
Dewey: 808.53
Presents background, arguments, and resources on approximately 125 debate topics in diverse areas. Includes the resolution, context, pro and con, sample motions, and web links and print resources.
____#0179HM4 2011 IL:YA $30.24

A dip in the ocean : rowing solo across the Indian
By Outen, Sarah Dewey: 797.123
Recounts the ambitious solo voyage across the Indian Ocean by twenty-three-year-old Sarah Outen aboard her row boat, the Dippers.
____#0494HX7 2011 IL:AD $12.76

Eat & run : my unlikely journey to ultramarathon greatness
By Jurek, Scott, 1973- Dewey: 796.42
Presents an account of how the author took up running and became a successful ultramarathon runner and a vegan.
____#0142VX5 2012 IL:AD $22.15

Engineers of victory : the problem solvers who turned the tide in the Second World War
By Kennedy, Paul M., 1945- Dewey: 940.54
Presents a new account of how the tide was turned against the Nazis by the Allies in the Second World War, focusing on creative strategies, tactics, and organizational decisions.
____#0135NV4 2013 IL:AD $25.55

Fall River dreams : a team's quest for glory, a town's search for its soul
By Reynolds, Bill, 1945- Dewey: 796.323
Follows the story of one basketball season at Durfee High School in Fall River, Massachusetts, discussing how the team is expected to revive the dying town's dreams of success.
RC: 9 27 Lexile: 1100
____#38508X3 1995 IL:AD $21.51

A father first : how my life became bigger than basketball
By Wade, Dwyane, 1982- Dewey: 796.323
"NBA star Dwyane Wade discusses the rewarding responsibilities of being a single dad to his two sons, Zaire and Zion, and highlights of his basketball career"--Provided by publisher.
____#0913QB5 2012 IL:AD $22.99

Finding the game : three years, twenty-five countries, and the search for pickup soccer
By Oxenham, Gwendolyn Dewey: 796.334
Recounts the author's time traveling for three years to play unorganized soccer in countries all over the world.
____#0437GX6 2012 IL:AD $25.99

Finding Ultra : rejecting middle age, becoming one of the world's fittest men, and discovering myself
By Roll, Rich Dewey: 796.42
Rich Roll tells his life story of how he changed from being overweight and how he went on a complete physical overhaul.
____#0125AY9 2012 IL:AD $21.30

Four thousand hooks : a true story of fishing and coming of age on the high seas of Alaska
By Adams, Dean J Dewey: 639.2
The author recounts his experiences as a commercial fisherman in Alaskan waters starting at sixteen years old and shares how that work and life changed him.
____#0716DG1 2012 IL:AD $26.95

Groupon's biggest deal ever : the inside story of how one insane gamble, tons of unbelievable hype, and millions of wild deals made billions for one ballsy joker
By Sennett, Frank Dewey: 381
The exclusive account of the rise of discount giant Groupon and the story of its offbeat founder Andrew Mason as he created a juggernaut of online commerce and ignited a consumer revolution.
____#0434AX3 2012 IL:AD $25.99

Gun Guys
By Baum, Dan Dewey: 683.400973
____#0518GF9 2013 IL:AD $22.96

Heads in beds : a reckless memoir of hotels, hustles, and so-called hospitality
By Tomsky, Jacob Dewey: 647.94
"A humorous memoir by a veteran hospitality employee that reveals what goes on behind the scenes of the hotel business. Includes tips on how to get the most out of your hotel stay"--Provided by publisher.
____#0667UB3 2012 IL:AD $22.11

Hell-bent : obsession, pain, and the search for something like transcendence in competitive yoga
By Lorr, Benjamin Dewey: 613.7
The author share his experiences and research in the extreme world of competitive yoga, in which, some yogis practice eight hours a day and he competed in the National Yoga Asana Championship.
____#0940AA8 2012 IL:AD $25.99

Helmet for my pillow : from Parris Island to the Pacific : a young Marine's stirring account of combat in World War II
By Leckie, Robert, 1920- Dewey: 940.54
Robert Leckie provides an account of his experiences after he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1942, discussing his basic training on Parris Island, South Carolina, and the battles he fought in the Pacific, and including his thoughts on the meaning of war.
____#08141Y3 1957 IL:AD $13.65

Her : a memoir
By Parravani, Christa Dewey: 306.875
Christa Parravani's memoir of growing up with her identical twin Cara chronicles being raised in poverty by a single mother, becoming artists, Cara's downward spiral into depression and drugs after being raped, and her struggle to stay alive after her sister's death.
____#0504AE6 2013 IL:AD $23.45

Home front girl : a diary of love, literature, and growing up in wartime America
By Morrison, Joan Dewey: 977.3
Presents the diary of Joan Wehlen, a young girl living in Chicago during the Great Depression and the events leading to World War II.
____#0900LC2 2013 IL:YA $11.02

How music works
By Byrne, David, 1952- Dewey: 780
David Bryne draws from his experiences as a musician and his travels to examine the cultural and social significance of music.
____#0160HW3 2012 IL:AD $27.25

I am a SEAL Team Six warrior : memoirs of an American soldier
By Wasdin, Howard E Dewey: 359
Howard Wasdin reflects on his life and military career, discussing his difficult childhood, training, goal to become a member of Navy SEAL Team Six, experiences during the Battle of Mogadishu, and more.
AR: 6.6 UG 8.0 151490EN
____#0149ZY7 2012 IL:YA $5.19

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
By Skloot, Rebecca, 1972- Dewey: 616
Examines the experiences of the children and husband of Henrietta Lacks, who, twenty years after her death from cervical cancer in 1951, learned doctors and researchers took cells from her cervix without consent which were used to create the immortal cell line known as the HeLa cell; provides an overview of Henrietta's life; and explores issues of experimentation on African-Americans and bioethics.
AR: 8.0 UG 18.0 151442EN RC: 11 22 Lexile: 1140
____#0055JN6 2011 IL:AD $20.61

The impossible rescue : the true story of an amazing Arctic adventure
By Sandler, Martin W Dewey: 979.8
Presents the true story of three men sent by President McKinley in 1897 to drive two herds of reindeer across parts of Alaska to feed stranded whalers whose ships were trapped in ice.
AR: 8.2 MG 8.0 153513EN RC: 10 11 Lexile: 1270
____#0059DW1 2012 IL:5-8 RL:7.9 $19.59

In the water they can't see you cry : a memoir
By Beard, Amanda Dewey: 797.2
Relates the experiences of Olympic swimmer Amanda Beard, discussing her swimming career; struggle with bulimia, depression, and drugs; unhealthy relationships; marriage; son; and more.
____#0322TW0 2012 IL:AD $21.29

It worked for me : in life and leadership
By Powell, Colin L Dewey: 973.931
A collection of lessons and personal anecdotes that have shaped four-star general and former Secretary of State Colin Powell's legendary career in public service.
____#0131TY7 2012 IL:AD $23.84

Kids of Kabul : living bravely through a never-ending war
By Ellis, Deborah, 1960- Dewey: 305.235
Examines the lives of children living in Kabul, featuring boys and girls ages ten to seventeen discussing their lives in a country at war.
AR: 5.5 MG 4.0 151044EN RC: 5.3 9 Lexile: 800
____#0378KX9 2012 IL:YA $13.61

The liberator : one World War II soldier's 500-Day odyssey from the beaches of Sicily to the gates of Dachau
By Kershaw, Alex Dewey: 940.54
A biography of Felix Sparks, an Army officer from World War II.
____#0693LB9 2012 IL:AD $23.85

The long walk : a story of war and the life that follows
By Castner, Brian Dewey: 956.7044
"A memoir by a bomb-disposal veteran of the Iraq War traces his three tours of duty in the Middle East and his team's daily life-threatening efforts to stop roadside bombers, and shares the challenges he faced while reacclimating to civilian life"--Provided by publisher.
____#0642HB6 2012 IL:AD $22.11

Lucky man : a memoir
By Fox, Michael J., 1961- Dewey: 791.4302
A memoir in which actor Michael J. Fox shares the story of his life, discussing his childhood in Canada, his career in show business, his marriage and family, and his struggle with Parkinson's disease.
____#22574M8 2002 IL:YA $19.56

Mad science : Einstein's fridge, Dewar's flask, Mach's speed, and 362 other inventions and discoveries that made our world
Dewey: 500
Collects 365 scientific anecdotes, one for each day of the year.
____#0889EBX 2012 IL:AD $17.04

A man named Dave : a story of triumph and forgiveness
By Pelzer, David J Dewey: 362.76
The final entry in a trilogy of memoirs in which Dave Pelzer, brutally abused as a child, discusses the struggles he faced as an adult, and his determination to have a meaningful life.
AR: 5.9 UG 15.0 48133EN RC: 8.1 22 Lexile: 900
____#14902N4 1999 IL:AD $12.80

Monkey mind : a memoir of anxiety
By Smith, Daniel B., 1977- Dewey: 616.85
The author articulates what it is like to live with anxiety, describing the disease with humor, expressing both its painful internal coherence and its absurdities.
____#0373SJ0 2012 IL:AD $21.30

Muck city : winning and losing in football's forgotten town
By Mealer, Bryan Dewey: 796.332
Looks at three people in Belle Glade, Florida, high school football player Mario Rowley of the Glades Central Raiders, who wants to win in the name of his dead parents, team coach Jessie Hester, who is more interested in coaching for the players than winning, and Jonteria Williams, a cheerleader who wants to become a doctor, and how they are affected by the poverty and social conditions of the town.
____#0126SY6 2012 IL:AD $21.30

Mud, sweat, and tears : the autobiography
By Grylls, Bear Dewey: 613.6
The star of the survival series "Man Vs. Wild" recounts his adventurous life, from his experiences with mountaineering and martial arts to the free-fall parachuting accident in Africa that almost left him paralyzed.
____#0301UZ5 2012 IL:AD $22.99

Mummy told me not to tell : the true story of a troubled boy with a dark secret
By Glass, Cathy Dewey: 362.76
A foster mother shares the true story of a seven-year-old boy, the last of six siblings to be put in foster care, who is so violent that he has be expelled from several schools and been through four foster care families, but Cathy sees that he is capable of being a sweet and kind boy and is determined to help him.
____#0627NC9 2010 IL:AD $10.21

Munich 1972 : tragedy, terror, and triumph at the Olympic Games
By Large, David Clay Dewey: 364.152
A comprehensive history of the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, discussing the political conditions of the period, how Munich was selected for the games and how the city prepared for them, the athletes of the games, and the kidnapping and murder of eleven Israeli Olympians by Palestinian terrorists.
____#0722JD0 2012 IL:AD $32.40

Must win : a season of survival for a town and its team
By Jubera, Drew Dewey: 796.332
Chronicles the 2010 season of the Valdosta, Georgia high school football team, the most successful team in America, who for decades has drawn the spotlight of national media.
____#0943PA6 2012 IL:AD $25.99

My American Revolution
By Sullivan, Robert, 1963- Dewey: 974.7
An investigation of the history of the American Revolution in the Middle Colonies, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
____#0943DA9 2012 IL:AD $22.15

My share of the task : a memoir
By McChrystal, Stanley A Dewey: 355
An autobiography of Stanley McChrystal, a four-star general in the U.S. Army, retired in 2010, discussing his long career and his time spent in Iraq and Afghanistan.
____#0528KC9 2013 IL:AD $25.51

Nixonland : the rise of a president and the fracturing of America
By Perlstein, Rick, 1969- Dewey: 973.924
Discusses the Nixon era of American history, and includes the presidency of Richard Nixon during which the riots at the 1968 Democratic National Convention and the Watergate scandal occurred.
____#17587Y3 2008 IL:AD $17.89

Oddly normal : one family's struggle to help their teenage son come to terms with his sexuality
By Schwartz, John, 1957- Dewey: 306.76
National correspondent John Schwartz shares the challenges his teenage son, Joe, faced after coming out as gay to classmates and how he and his family helped Joe accept his sexuality and deal with negative responses to it.
____#0528BC3 2012 IL:AD $22.15

One last great thing -- a story of a father and a son, a story of a life and a legacy
By Burke, John Dewey: 200
____#0632EE3 2012 IL:AD $17.04

One shot at forever : a small town, an unlikely coach, and a magical baseball season
By Ballard, Chris Dewey: 796.357
Tells the story of a small-town baseball team from Illinois in 1971.
____#0304MZ6 2012 IL:AD $21.29

Our kind of people : a continent's challenge, a country's hope
By Iweala, Uzodinma Dewey: 362.196
Uzodinma Iweala examines the AIDS crisis in Africa, describing his travels in Nigeria and sharing testimonies of individuals whose lives have been affected by the disease.
____#0131PY8 2012 IL:AD $21.29

Outside shot : big dreams, hard times, and one county's quest for basketball greatness
By O'Brien, Keith, 1973- Dewey: 796.323
Presents the story of the Scott County High School basketball team as they struggle to redeem themselves in 2009.
____#0513HE6 2012 IL:AD $25.99

Overdressed : the shockingly high cost of cheap fashion
By Cline, Elizabeth L Dewey: 338.4
Discusses fashion trends and inexpensive clothing retailers and how they promote consumers to be wasteful.
____#0015DV6 2012 IL:AD $22.11

The perfume lover : a personal history of scent
By Beaulieu, Denyse Dewey: 668
Fragrance writer Denyse Beaulieu recounts her collaboration with perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour to recreate the scent of a beautiful night from Beaulieu's memory, and describes the history of perfumery
____#0512GE2 2012 IL:AD $25.99

Pill head : the secret life of a painkiller addict
By Lyon, Joshua Dewey: 616.86
The author describes his nonmedical use of Vicodin, relating how he started to become addicted to it, how it affected his life and relationships, and his road to recovery, and provides insight into the lives of other people who have addiction problems with pain killers.
____#04894E3 2009 IL:AD $21.29

Planet taco : a global history of Mexican food
By Pilcher, Jeffrey M., 1965- Dewey: 641.5972
Examines the historical struggles between globalization and national sovereignty in the creation of "authentic" Mexican food.
____#0765QD2 2012 IL:AD $27.95

The power of habit : why we do what we do in life and business
By Duhigg, Charles Dewey: 158.1
Charles Duhigg, business reporter for the "New York Times," discusses the science behind habits and explains how habits work, why they exist, and how a person can endeavor to change their nature.
____#0135LVX 2012 IL:AD $23.85

The pregnancy project : a memoir
By Rodriguez, Gaby Dewey: 306.874
Gaby Rodriguez, whose mother and older sister both became pregnant as teenagers, explains what she learned from faking a pregnancy as a high school senior in order to find out how people would treat her.
AR: 6.5 UG 8.0 151534EN RC: 7.6 14 Lexile: 970
____#0385PV5 2012 IL:YA $15.34

Private empire : ExxonMobil and American power
By Coll, Steve Dewey: 338.7
"An investigation into the secretive corporation traces the period between the Exxon Valdez accident and the Deepwater Horizion spill to profile chief executives Lee Raymond and Rex Tillerson as well as the company's role in violent international incidents"--Provided by publisher.
____#0181WZ4 2012 IL:AD $30.65

Proof of heaven : a neurosurgeon's journey into the afterlife
By Alexander, Eben Dewey: 133.901
Dr. Alexander Eben discusses the near-death experience he had while he was in a coma.
____#0644UE8 2012 IL:AD $18.74

Purpose : an immigrant's story
By Jean, Wyclef Dewey: 782.421649
Looks at the life and career of musician and producer Wyclef Jean.
____#0393DM7 2012 IL:AD $22.99

The queen of Katwe : a story of life, chess, and one extraordinary girl's dream of becoming a grandmaster
By Crothers, Tim Dewey: 794.1
Discusses the life of Phiona Mutesi as she struggled to become a chess master and about her life in Uganda.
____#0769YD6 2012 IL:AD $22.15

Reality is broken : why games make us better and how they can change the world
By McGonigal, Jane Dewey: 306.4
Game designer Jane McGonigal explains how videogames can be used to help solve real-world problems, describing what game designers understand about what makes people happy, and discusses how games that feature alternative realities and problem-solving challenges can improve daily living, depression, obesity, and other twenty-first-century issues.
____#0429MH6 2011 IL:AD $22.96

Route 66 still kicks : driving America's main street
By Antonson, Rick, 1949- Dewey: 978
Chronicles the author's journey over the infamous Route 66 highway, using the original route, and discusses its rich history.
____#0648GC5 2012 IL:AD $14.46

Runaway girl : escaping life on the streets, one helping hand at a time
By Phelps, Carissa Dewey: 362.74
The author describes her life, beginning with the trauma and violence that caused her to run away at an early age, the kindness of strangers that allowed her to start over and pursue a master's degree, and her subsequent dedication to helping other at-risk youth.
AR: 5.8 UG 14.0 153970EN
____#0179ZZ1 2012 IL:AD $22.96

Running with the Kenyans : passion, adventure, and the secrets of the fastest people on Earth
By Finn, Adharanand Dewey: 796.42
Part travelogue and part memoir, Adharanand Finn travels to the elite training camps of Kenya on a quest to uncover the secrets of the world's greatest runners.
____#0119WY9 2012 IL:AD $22.15

Salt, sugar, fat : how the food giants hooked us
By Moss, Michael, 1955- Dewey: 613.2
Reveals how the world's largest processed food companies redirect concerns about the health risks of their products by dialing back on one harmful ingredient while increasing another; use technology to calculate the bliss point of sugary beverages or enhance the mouth feel of fat by manipulating the chemical structure; and refer to their most ardent customers as addicted to salt, sugar, and fat.
____#0549DG8 2013 IL:AD $23.85

Saving each other : a mystery illness, a search for the cure, a mother/daughter love story
By Jackson, Victoria Dewey: 362.19697
Presents the story of Victoria Jackson and her daughter Ali, who was diagnosed with neuromyelitis optica (NMO), an autoimmune disease, that can cause blindness, paralysis, and life-threatening seizures.
____#0741BC9 2012 IL:AD $22.14

The secret race : inside the hidden world of the Tour de France : doping, cover-ups, and winning at all costs
By Hamilton, Tyler, 1971- Dewey: 796.6
A memoir by former professional cyclist Tyler Hamilton focusing on the doping scandals that clouded his racing career.
____#0876DE2 2012 IL:AD $23.85

A short history of the United States
By Remini, Robert Vincent, 1921- Dewey: 973
A narrative history of the United States that covers the discovery, settlement, and development of America; and discusses the transformation of English subjects into Americans, the creation of the American government, and other related topics.
____#0485MD0 2009 IL:AD $13.64

Shouting won't help : why I--and 50 million other Americans--can't hear you
By Bouton, Katherine, 1947- Dewey: 617.8
A memoir from the New York editor and writer Katherine Bouton in which she explores the invisible disability of deafness from personal, psychological, and physiological perspectives.
____#0506WE9 2013 IL:AD $22.15

By Nazer, Mende Dewey: 306.3
The author provides an account of her experiences after being kidnapped from her Nuba village in 1993 by Arab raiders when she was twelve years old and sold into slavery, and discusses how she was able to gain her freedom seven years later while living and working for her master's sister in London.
____#17419R0 2003 IL:AD $12.79

The Snake Eaters : an unlikely band of brothers and the battle for the soul of Iraq
By West, Owen, 1969- Dewey: 956.7044
The author describes how he and a ragtag team of United States reservists were given the task, with no training, of advising the Iraqi Battalion 3/3-1, "the Snake Eaters," in rooting out insurgents in the Iraqi town of Khalidiya, and despite the hostility they faced from their Iraqi counterparts, were highly successful.
____#0317DW0 2012 IL:AD $22.15

Soldiers first : duty, honor, country, and football at West Point
By Drape, Joe Dewey: 796.332
An inside look at U.S. Military Academy football, following the team's 2001 season.
____#0943WA7 2012 IL:AD $23.45

Sticks and stones : defeating the culture of bullying and rediscovering the power of character and empathy
By Bazelon, Emily Dewey: 302.34
Examines bullying in the age of technology, discussing the experiences of three young people and how their predicaments escalated into community-wide issues.
____#0548BG7 2013 IL:AD $23.00

Surviving the shark : how a brutal great white attack turned a surfer into a dedicated defender of sharks
By Kathrein, Jonathan Dewey: 597.3156
The author describes how a shark attack changed his outlook on sharks and teaches others how to avoid shark attacks and about shark conservation.
____#0211JY8 2012 IL:AD $21.26

They call me coach
By Wooden, John R Dewey: 796.323
Contains the autobiography of UCLA's legendary basketball coach, John Wooden, as he reflects on his record-breaking career, his life behind the scenes, and some of the top players whose careers were made under Wooden's direction.
____#27357P3 2004 IL:AD $16.95

The things they cannot say : stories soldiers won't tell you about what they've seen, done or failed to do in war
By Sites, Kevin Dewey: 355
Collects war stories of the author and eleven soldiers that reflect on the things they have seen, done, or not done during battle.
____#0717QE6 2013 IL:AD $13.64

This is how : proven aid in overcoming shyness, molestation, fatness, spinsterhood, grief, disease, lushery, decrepitude & more, for young and old alike
By Burroughs, Augusten Dewey: 814
Argues that self-help books can be more harmful than helpful and explains that it is okay to be one's self.
____#0373WX4 2012 IL:AD $24.99

This love is not for cowards : salvation and soccer in Ciudad Juarez
By Powell, Robert Andrew Dewey: 796.334
Traces a season in the Mexican border city where in spite of brutal violence its citizens are held together by a shared love for its soccer team, and addresses local drug and human trafficking issues and the city's high murder rate.
____#0220CV1 2012 IL:AD $25.00

Unintended consequences : why everything you've been told about the economy is wrong
By Conard, Edward Dewey: 330.973
Argues that commonly held beliefs about what caused the financial crisis in the United States are masking the real causes and putting the country at risk.
____#0180LZ8 2012 IL:AD $23.81

Unknown pleasures : inside Joy Division
By Hook, Peter, 1956- Dewey: 782.42166
Presents the inside story of English rock band Joy Division as told by founding member and bass player Peter Hook.
____#0718HE7 2013 IL:AD $23.84

Visit sunny Chernobyl : and other adventures in the world's most polluted places
By Blackwell, Andrew, 1972- Dewey: 363.73
Andrew Blackwell describes his travels to the most polluted places in the world.
____#0435TX8 2012 IL:AD $25.99

Visiting Tom : a man, a highway, and the road to roughneck grace
By Perry, Michael, 1964- Dewey: 977.5
A portrait of country life through the eyes of Tom Hartwig, an eighty-two year-old man who lives in rural Wisconsin, drives a team of oxen in local parades, and likes to fire his homemade cannons.
____#0803QB5 2012 IL:AD $21.29

The warrior's heart : becoming a man of compassion and courage
By Greitens, Eric, 1974- Dewey: 359.9
Eric Greitens shares his life journey from being an average kid to working to make a difference in the world's trouble spots and joining the Navy SEALS to protect the weak, and encourages readers to reflect on the power of choice and acts of courage.
AR: 6.3 UG 10.0 153973EN
____#0805JB7 2012 IL:YA $14.49

The watchmaker's daughter
By Taitz, Sonia Dewey: 810
A memoir of three generations of the Taitz family, focusing on the author's relationship with her father, a Jewish watchmaker who survived the Holocaust because of his skill.
____#0670RD9 2012 IL:AD $12.76

What is your one sentence? : how to be heard in the age of short attention spans
By Goss, Mimi Dewey: 808.5
Designed to help transform the reader's ability to communicate directly, quickly, and concisely, as well as provide the background theory behind the psychology of communication.
____#0264HV5 2012 IL:AD $12.80

With or without you : a memoir
By Ruta, Domenica Dewey: 362.29
Presents the memoir of Domenica Ruta and the relationship she had with her drug addict mother.
____#0548QG6 2013 IL:AD $21.30

With the Old Breed : at Peleliu and Okinawa
By Sledge, E. B. (Eugene Bondurant), 1923- Dewey: 940.54
Eugene Sledge chronicles the experiences he had while fighting in the battles of Peleliu and Okinawa.
____#05046TX 1981 IL:YA $13.65

Zoo Station : a memoir : the story of Christiane F.
By F., Christiane Dewey: 362.29
Tells the story of Christiane F., a German teenager during the 1970s, detailing her experimentation with drugs and addiction to heroin, which led to her working as a prostitute in order to support her drug habit.
____#0812FB4 2013 IL:YA $12.79

Half the sky : turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide
Dewey: 305.420917
Examines the work that advocates are doing to empower women and girls who are being oppressed.
____#40422E9 2012 IL:AD $29.95

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