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Age in Place
Age in Place By Lynda Shrager OTR, MSW

Simple modifications that help seniors make their homes safer and easier to navigate. A practical step-by-step, room-by-room guide to simple modifications that can help seniors make their homes safer and easier to navigate, this reference offers readers clear and practical solutions. Author Lynda Shrager is a registered, national board certified occupational therapist, a master's level social worker and a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) with more than thirty-seven years' experience in the field of geriatrics and more than thirteen years working with seniors in their homes. It is this mix of qualification and experience that makes her an expert in adapting the environment to increase patient safety and independence. This book is designed to help seniors and their caregivers address these new challenges together to make life at home safer, more manageable and less stressful for all.Features include:• Room-by-room walk through to evaluate and modify safety of the home• Photographs of modifications from patients' homes• Recommendations for the best home medical equipment• Where to obtain services and additional helpful resources• Check list for the reader to complete their own room by room walk through with a quick and easy guide to making each space safe and manageable• "Hacks for Health and Home" at the end of each chapter with occupational therapy tips• Vital Documents Guide for easy retrieval of important papers in case of an emergency
Good Night, Pepe & Millie
Good Night, Pepe & Millie By Yayo Kawamura, Illustrated by Yayo Kawamura

The latest in this sweet board book series is a perfect addition to any kid's bedtime ritual. It's bedtime for Pepe and Millie! They put away their toys, brush their teeth, and change into pajamas. With fun sliders and lift-the-flaps, toddlers will love to help Pepe and Millie get ready for bed.
Letters from New York
Letters from New York By Maree Coote, Illustrated by Maree Coote

A charming and engaging tour of New York City, using typography. Readers spell their way through the pictures of the city and its features and inhabitants, and every image is made from the letters that spell its name. This is a unique typographic device. Colors are bold and bright, and the portraits, buildings and animals are great fun. A playful verse accompanies each illustration. There's also a fun-facts quiz about the city and hide-and-find fun too. Supported by Teachers Notes via the back page and online.
Queer Magic
Queer Magic Edited by Lee Harrington, Edited by Tai Fenix Kulystin

A rare text highlighting intersectional LGBTQIA+ spirituality. In a wide variety of pagan paths, many forms of modern magic and mystery hold an expectation that all parties are heterosexual, cisgender, and, in many cases, white. In Queer Magic: Power Beyond Boundaries, Lee Harrington and Tai Fenix Kulystin bring together a diverse and passionate collection of authors and artists who break out beyond that belief and explore how being LGBT+ is not just acceptable when exploring magic, but powerful. Using the diverse tools of queer activism, education, and storytelling, through academic essays and first-person narratives to comics and poster-style art, this intersectional group exposes a world beyond what so many magical practitioners have presumed is "normal." The reality is that magic, whether in Wicca or Vodou, Heathenry or Polytheism, has been fueled by people and systems beyond the binary for millennia. For many within, magic and queerness are not separate, but deeply entwined pieces of identity, worldview, and culture experienced together, always. Drag queen magic, Inclusive witchcraft, and magic for healing and survival. Gender transition in Rome, possession practices, and DIY divination. Social justice, queer black tantra, and polarity beyond gender. Honoring ancestors, fluidity of consciousness, and reimagining the Great Rite. Queer sex magic, power sigils, deities that reflect diversity... and more. Whether you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, asexual, transgender, agender, genderqueer, or some other queer orientation, or you are curious about tools to access magic beyond what is often discussed, this book is for you. Each piece is a unique and passionate chance to look into your own relationship with magic, break out of the tales of what your practice "should" look like, and expand your awareness into the queer magic as well as your own power beyond boundaries.
Behind Her Back
Behind Her Back By Jane Lythell

Second in the Storyworld series, a twisty drama of power, rivalry and betrayal set in the glamorous, pressurized world of a television station. A new Head of Sales and Marketing, the scary Lori Kerwell, has arrived at the station and started to build her power base. Lori soon joins forces with the News Editor, who hates Liz for knowing his explosive secret. Liz must fight to retain control of the show.? Meanwhile at home Liz has started to date again, but her 15-year-old daughter deeply resents the new man in her life. In this gripping novel of power, rivalry, and backstabbing, Jane Lythell draws on her years of working in the glamorous, pressurized world of live TV.
Give Out Creek
Give Out Creek By JG Toews

The first in a new series, previously shortlisted for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Unpublished Crime Novel. In the small mountain town of Nelson, newspaper reporter Stella Mosconi never speaks of her crippling fear of deep water. Now spring runoff is in the alpine, the creeks are on the rampage, and Stella watches the lake rise outside her door. When a new friend is found dead in her rowboat, she is drawn into the investigation despite a complicated history with the police officer in charge. The death of a second woman—a suspect in the case—brings more trouble Stella's way as she struggles to hold her family together. But can she find the courage to face her most intense fear if that's what it will take to solve the murders?
The Hookah Girl
The Hookah Girl By Marguerite Dabaie

A semi-autobiographical tale about growing up as a Christian Palestinian in America. In this current political climate, being a Palestinian is a hazard. However, there are common grounds where East meets West. The Hookah Girl is a semi-autobiographical graphic novel of a childhood as a Christian Palestinian in America. Told in short stories and with narrative ranging from growing up in a refugee family to how to roll waraq (stuffed grape leaves), this book is an account of living in two seemingly different cultures that actually aren't very different at all.
Courageous Women of the Vietnam War
Courageous Women of the Vietnam War By Kathryn Atwood, Foreword by Diane Carlson Evans

The untold stories of bravery exhibited by servicewomen and others involved in the Vietnam War. One of just a handful of women reporting on the Vietnam War, Kate Webb was captured by North Vietnamese troops and presumed dead—until she emerged from the jungle waving a piece of white parachute material after 23 days in captivity. Le Ly Hayslip enjoyed a peaceful early childhood in a Vietnamese farming village before war changed her life forever. Brutalized by all sides, she escaped to the United States, where she eventually founded two humanitarian organizations. Lynda Van Devanter was an idealistic young nurse in 1969 when a plane carrying her and 350 men landed in South Vietnam. Her harrowing experiences working in a combat zone hospital would later serve as inspiration for the TV series China Beach.  In these pages readers meet these and other brave women and girls who served in life-threatening roles as medics, journalists, resisters, and revolutionaries in the conflict in Vietnam. Author Kathryn J. Atwood presents a clear introduction to each of five chronological sections, guiding readers through the social and political turmoil that spanned two decades and the tenure of five US presidents. Each woman's story unfolds in a suspenseful, engaging way, incorporating plentiful original source materials, quotes, and photographs. Resources for further study, source notes and a bibliography, and a helpful map and glossary round out this exploration of one of modern history's most divisive wars, making it an invaluable addition to any student's or history buff's bookshelf.
A Church for All
A Church for All By Gayle E. Pitman, Illustrated by Laure Fournier

A timely message of acceptance in an inclusive faith community. This simple, lyrical story celebrates a Sunday morning at an inclusive church that embraces all people regardless of age, class, race, gender identity, and sexual orientation. All are welcome at the church for all!
Dark Matter
Dark Matter By Robin Morgan

I've had me up my sleeve I've pulled me from my hat I've planted myself in the audience as the patsy I dare to decipher my tricks— safe I can never see through me. The Magician and The Magician's Assistant-- I've been both for so long . . . from here on in, all that's left is the magic.In this major new book of poems, her seventh, Robin Morgan rewards us with the award-winning mastery we've come to expect from her poetry. Her gaze is unflinching, her craft sharp, her mature voice rich with wry wit, survived pain, and her signature chord: an indomitable celebration of life. This powerful collection contains the now-famous poems Morgan reads in her TED Talk--viewed online more than a million times and translated into 24 languages. Dark Matter is an unforgettable book.
No Malice
No Malice By Metta World Peace, By Ryan Dempsey

Metta World Peace knows what it means to be both the hero and the villain. In his 17-season professional basketball career, he's darted back and forth between extremes, taking on the roles of youthful phenom, league-wide disgrace, All-Star, unlikely international ambassador, and fan favorite. Along the way, there have been awards, teammate rifts, an NBA championship trophy, plus a name change or two. It's more than the guy born Ronald William Artest, Jr. might have imagined for himself as a kid growing up in Queens. In No Malice, World Peace speaks candidly about his life on and off the court, from his difficult upbringing, to his time as a star athlete and budding math major at St. Johns; from the infamous "Malice at the Palace" brawl in Detroit, where he earned one of the lengthiest suspensions the NBA has ever handed down, to his sunnier days as a Los Angeles Laker. World Peace also opens up on such diverse subjects as his forays into business and entertainment, the truth behind his volatile, unbelievable antics which have puzzled fans and team management alike, as well as his outspoken advocacy for mental health awareness. No topic is off the table, making this a must-read for hoops fans in Indianapolis, LA, Chicago, China, and any place in between.
Marwan's Journey
Marwan's Journey By Patricia de Arias, Illustrated by Laura Borràs

A touching, timely story about the courage and persistence required of child refugees. One night they came... The darkness grew colder, deeper, darker, and swallowed up everything... Marwan is a young boy on a journey he never intended to take, bound for a place he doesn't know. On his journey, he relies on courage and memories of his faraway homeland to buoy him. With him are hundreds and thousands of other human beings, crossing the deserts and the seas, fleeing war and hunger in search of safety. He must take one step after another—bringing whatever he can carry, holding on to dreams. This is the journey of one boy who longs for a home, and we follow his path, walking hand in hand with him as he looks forward with uncertainty and hopes for a peaceful future. This beautiful, heartfelt story gives a human face to the plight of refugees all over the world. Marwan's journey is everyone's journey.
Amsterdam Then and Now®
Amsterdam Then and Now® By Egbert de Haan

Putting archive and contemporary photographs side by side, Amsterdam Then and Now® is the perfect historical guide to one of Europe's best preserved city centers. Written by one of Amsterdam's most popular walking tour leaders, this book book matches up archive images from the late 19th century through to the 1950s with the modern-day view of that site. All the set-piece tourist destinations are included, such as the Rijksmuseum, Central Station, the Anne Frank House, Heineken Brewery, Rembrandt House, the iconic Montelbaans Tower and all of the major canals and museums. There are also many of the architecturally significant buildings and the grand parks and squares that have played an important part in the lives of Amsterdammers. Written in both English and Dutch it is a book that will appeal to both visitor and resident alike. Sites include: Amstelveld, Blauburgwal, Groenburgwal, Herengracht, Prinsengracht, Reguliersgracht, Oude Zijds Voorburgwal, Tropen Museum, Westerkerk, Portuguese Synagoge, Grimburgwal, De Waag, Vondelpark, Melkweg, Bloemstraat, Raadhuisstraat, Tichelstraat, Westerstraat, Concertgebouw and the Amstel Hotel.
Behind Her Back
Behind Her Back By Jane Lythell

Second in the Storyworld series, a twisty drama of power, rivalry and betrayal set in the glamorous, pressurized world of a television station. A new Head of Sales and Marketing, the scary Lori Kerwell, has arrived at the station and started to build her power base. Lori soon joins forces with the News Editor, who hates Liz for knowing his explosive secret. Liz must fight to retain control of the show.? Meanwhile at home Liz has started to date again, but her 15-year-old daughter deeply resents the new man in her life. In this gripping novel of power, rivalry, and backstabbing, Jane Lythell draws on her years of working in the glamorous, pressurized world of live TV.
Honeybee
Honeybee By Trista Mateer

Penned by the author of the Goodreads Readers Choice in Poetry, this love story in verse embodies the trend of confessional young woman-centered poetry from a new and diverse perspective. You will meet people in your lifetime who demand to have poems written about them. It's not something they say. It's something about their hands, the shape of their mouths, the way they look walking away from you. Honeybee is an honest take on walking away and still feeling like you were walked away from. It's about cutting love loose like a kite string and praying the wind has the decency to carry it away from you. It's an ode to the back and forth, the process of letting something go but not knowing where to put it down. Honeybee is putting it down. It's small town girls and plane tickets, a taste of tenderness and honey, the bandage on the bee sting. It's a reminder that you are not defined by the people you walk away from or the people who walk away from you. Consider Honeybee a memoir in verse, or at the very least, a story written by one of today's most confessional poets.
Childhood Leukemia
Childhood Leukemia By Nancy Keene

"Keene has written a comprehensive handbook to serve as a road map for others, from diagnosis through treatment." —Library Journal **starred** review
Approximately 4,500 children and teens are diagnosed with leukemia in the United States and Canada each year. The illness and its treatment can have a devastating effect on family, friends, classmates, and the larger community. This newly updated edition of Childhood Leukemia contains the information and support parents need during this difficult time, including:•New treatments such as immunotherapy, tailoring drugs dosages to children's genetic profiles, and ways to deal with side effects.•Advice on how to cope with procedures, hospitalization, school, family, and financial issues.•Tips for forming a partnership with the medical team.•Poignant and practical stories from family members.•Updated resources for medical information, emotional support, and financial assistance.Parents who read this book will find understandable medical information and emotional support.

"Keene has written a comprehensive handbook to serve as a road map for others, from diagnosis through treatment." —Library Journal **starred** review

Approximately 4,500 children and teens are diagnosed with leukemia in the United States and Canada each year. The illness and its treatment can have a devastating effect on family, friends, classmates, and the larger community. This newly updated edition of Childhood Leukemia contains the information and support parents need during this difficult time, including:•New treatments such as immunotherapy, tailoring drugs dosages to children's genetic profiles, and ways to deal with side effects.•Advice on how to cope with procedures, hospitalization, school, family, and financial issues.•Tips for forming a partnership with the medical team.•Poignant and practical stories from family members.•Updated resources for medical information, emotional support, and financial assistance.Parents who read this book will find understandable medical information and emotional support."Keene has written a comprehensive handbook to serve as a road map for others, from diagnosis through treatment." —Library Journal **starred** review
Approximately 4,500 children and teens are diagnosed with leukemia in the United States and Canada each year. The illness and its treatment can have a devastating effect on family, friends, classmates, and the larger community. This newly updated edition of Childhood Leukemia contains the information and support parents need during this difficult time, including:•New treatments such as immunotherapy, tailoring drugs dosages to children's genetic profiles, and ways to deal with side effects.•Advice on how to cope with procedures, hospitalization, school, family, and financial issues.•Tips for forming a partnership with the medical team.•Poignant and practical stories from family members.•Updated resources for medical information, emotional support, and financial assistance.Parents who read this book will find understandable medical information and emotional support.
Under the Ashes
Under the Ashes By Cindy Rankin

To survive a tragedy, a plucky young girl must rely on the very personality traits her parents try to suppress. Eleven-year-old Elizabeth "Littlebeth" Morgan would rather race the boys, chase skunks, and read about bandits than act like a lady. So her parents send her to her maiden aunt in San Francisco to be tamed and refined. But when an earthquake hits and she's separated from her aunt, Littlebeth must use her fearless nature and quick-thinking to survive in a city that's broken and burning.
Mary Berry Everyday
Mary Berry Everyday By Mary Berry

"Everyday cooking is about sharing your love of food with family and friends. With this book I hope that you will feel encouraged to create new favorites, making everyday meals into something extra-special." Add a little Mary magic to your cooking with 120 brand-new recipes from the inspiring BBC series. Delicious family suppers, tempting food for sharing and plenty of sweet treats, all made with everyday ingredients and a clever twist. Includes metric measures and conversion charts. 
In Summer / En Verano
In Summer / En Verano Illustrated by Emily Hanako Momohara, By Susana Madinabeitia Manso

A bilingual celebration of the brightest season. "I like summer! How about you? What do you like about summer?¡Me gusta el verano! ¿Y a ti? ¿Qué te gusta del verano?"Celebrate longer days and warmer weather with this bilingual board book! There are so many fun things to do in the summertime: swimming, playing baseball, going to the beach. What do you like about summer? Vibrant photographs and text in both English and Spanish make In Summer/En Verano the perfect book for summertime... or any time!
70s Dinner Party
70s Dinner Party By Anna Pallai

Spaghetti in aspic anyone? Revel in astonishing dishes from yesteryear! Anna Pallai was brought up on 1970s stalwarts of stuffed peppers, meatloaf, and platters of slightly greying hardboiled eggs. When she rediscovered her mother's grease-stained 70s cookbooks, she knew she needed to share them with the world, and so the hit Twitter account @70s_Party was born. Harking back to a simpler pre-Instagram, pre-clean-eating era, when the only concern for your dinner party was whether your aspic would set in time, this is a joyful celebration of food that can give you gout just by looking at it.