New Arrivals · All Nonfiction

June 23, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript : with jQuery, CSS & HTML5

June 22, 2018
Nixon, Robin, 1961- author.
©2018
xxvii, 797 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"Includes web apps & mobile"--Cover.
Preface -- Introduction to dynamic web content -- Setting up a development server -- Introduction to PHP -- Expressions and control flow in PHP -- PHP functions and objects -- PHP arrays -- Practical PHP -- Introduction to MySQL -- Mastering MySQL -- Accessing MySQL using PHP -- Form handling -- Cookies, sessions, and authentication -- Exploring JavaScript -- Expressions and control flow in JavaScript -- JavaScript functions, objects, and arrays -- JavaScript and PHP validation and error handling -- Using asynchronous communication -- Introduction to CSS -- Advanced CSS with CSS3 -- Accessing CSS from JavaScript -- Introduction to jQuery -- Introduction to jQuery mobile -- Introduction to HTML5 -- The HTML5 canvas -- HTML5 audio and video -- Other HTML5 features -- Bringing it all together -- A. Solutions to the chapter questions -- B. Online resources -- C. MySQL's FULLTEXT stopwords -- MySQL functions -- jQuery selectors, objects, and methods.
Build interactive, data-driven websites with the potent combination of open source technologies and web standards, even if you have only basic HTML knowledge. In this update to this popular hands-on guide, you'll tackle dynamic web programming with the latest versions of today's core technologies: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, and key jQuery libraries. Web designers will learn how to use these technologies together and pick up valuable web programming practices along the way, including how to optimize websites for mobile devices. At the end of the book, you'll put everything together to build a fully functional social networking site suitable for both desktop and mobile browsers.

The teen's guide to debating and public speaking

June 22, 2018
Duffy, Claire. author.
Toronto, Ontario : Dundurn, [2018]
279 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"Welcome to the world of school debating and public speaking, the best training ground for speaking, reasoning, arguing, and looking critically at big issues. No matter what the topic, a great deal is at stake. Speaking skills can open up a world of opportunities, from education to career development, activism, and political engagement. In an increasingly competitive world, being able to speak with confidence, passion, and persuasiveness has become essential to standing out from the crowd. Claire Duffy not only demystifies the process but makes it fun. Learn all about the best ways to prepare, the persuasive power of reason, the art of argument and rebuttal and, when worst comes to worst, how to "lose" graciously. Including practical tips from the pros and helpful step-by-step examples, this is the essential handbook for making every spoken word count."-- Provided by publisher.

The design of childhood : how the material world shapes independent kids

June 22, 2018
Lange, Alexandra, author.
New York : Bloomsbury, 2018.
407 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Blocks -- House -- School -- Playground -- City.
"From building blocks to city blocks, an eye-opening exploration of how children's playthings and physical surroundings affect their development. Parents obsess over their children's playdates, kindergarten curriculum, and every bump and bruise, but the toys, classrooms, playgrounds, and neighborhoods little ones engage with are just as important. These objects and spaces encode decades, even centuries of changing ideas about what makes for good child-rearing--and what does not. Do you choose wooden toys, or plastic, or, increasingly, digital? What do youngsters lose when seesaws are deemed too dangerous and slides are designed primarily for safety? How can the built environment help children cultivate self-reliance? In these debates, parents, educators, and kids themselves are often caught in the middle. Now, prominent design critic Alexandra Lange reveals the surprising histories behind the human-made elements of our children's pint-size landscape. Her fascinating investigation shows how the seemingly innocuous universe of stuff affects kids' behavior, values, and health, often in subtle ways. And she reveals how years of decisions by toymakers, architects, and urban planners have helped--and hindered--American youngsters' journeys toward independence. Seen through Lange's eyes, everything from the sandbox to the street becomes vibrant with buried meaning. Perfect for parents, educators, and anyone interested in design and architecture, [this book] will change the way you view the world--by showing it to you through children's eyes."--Jacket.

Riding with death : vodou art and urban ecology in the streets of Port-au-Prince

June 22, 2018
Braziel, Jana Evans, 1967- author.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2017]
xii, 260 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Producing Port-au-Prince -- The "Question" of Modernity -- Machinic Urbanism: "Reflections in Surplus" -- Vodou Bricolage at the Grand Rue -- Passional Fugues in the Lakou -- Postprimitive Altermodern: The "Ghetto" Biennale -- Performative Politics: TeleGhetto's "Princes" in the Port -- From revolution, ruin, or rubble... whence au Port-au-Prince?
"The extraordinary story of sculptors and their incredible creations in Haiti"-- Provided by publisher.

Going to the mountain : life lessons from my grandfather, Nelson Mandela

June 22, 2018
Mandela, Ndaba, author.
©2018
xv, 256 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Idolophu egqibeleleyo iyakusoloko imgama : "The perfect city is always along way off" -- Umthi omde ufunyanwa yimimoya enzima : "The tall tree catches the hard wind" -- Umntana ngowoluntu : "No child belongs to one house" -- Kuhlangene isanga nenkohla : "The wonderful and the impossible sometimes collide" -- Uzawubona uba umoya ubheka ngaphi : "Listen to the direction of the wind" -- Ulwazi alukhulelwa : "One does not become great by claiming greatness" -- Isikhuni sibuya nomkhwezeli : "A brand burns him who stirs it up" -- Intyatyambo engayi kufa ayibonakali : "The flower that never dies is invisible" -- Ukwaluka : "Going to the Mountain" -- Indlu enkulu ifuna : "A great house needs a strong broom" -- Akukho rhamncwa elingagqumiyo emngxumeni walo : "There is no beast that does not roar in its own den."
"An intimate look at one of the greatest leaders the world has ever known ... through the eyes of a child whose life he changed forever. To the rest of the world, Nelson Mandela was a giant: an anti-apartheid revolutionary, a world-renowned humanitarian, and South Africa's first black president. To Ndaba Mandela, he was simply 'Granddad.' In Going to the Mountain, Ndaba tells how he came to live with Mandela shortly after he turned eleven--having met each other only once, years before, when Mandela was imprisoned at Victor Verster Prison--and how the two of them slowly, cautiously built a relationship that would affect both their lives in extraordinary ways. It wasn't an easy transition. Mandela had high expectations for those around him, especially his family, and Ndaba chafed at the strict rules and exacting guidelines in his grandfather's home. But at the same time--through overheard calls from foreign dignitaries as well as the Xhosa folk wisdom that his grandfather shared with him at every opportunity--Ndaba was learning how to be a man. On a scale both personal and epic, Ndaba's extraordinary journey mirrors that of South Africa's coming of age--from the segregated Soweto ghettos into which he was born to the privileged life in which he grew up and the turbulent yet exciting times in which he carries on his grandfather's legacy. Going to the Mountain is, in the end, a story about unlocking the power within each of us. It's a cautionary tale about how a child's life can go one way or the other, depending upon the intervention of a caring soul--and about the awesome power of love to serve as a catalyst for change."--Dust jacket.

The plot to destroy democracy : how Putin and his spies are undermining America and dismantling the West

June 22, 2018
Nance, Malcolm W., author.
©2018
viii, 344 pages ; 24 cm
section I. Cyber bears: Shots fired ; Reporting to Moscow ; Make Russia great again ; Putin's philosophy ; A rising Russia, a failing America -- section II. Bullets, lies, laptops, and spies: Active measures ; Fake news ; Internet Research Agency & Russian cyber weapons ; Hail Hydra! ; The axis of autocracy ; Operation GLOBAL GRIZZLY -- section III. America under seige...from within: Russia's American beachhead ; The American fifth column ; A treasonous aspect.

Same sex love, 1700-1957 : a history and research guide

June 22, 2018
Rossini, Gill, author.
©2017
xiv, 160 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Machine generated contents note: Chapter One -- pt. I Mollies, Catamites, Sapphists and Tribades -- the Eighteenth Century -- pt. II Changing Attitudes Towards Male Same-sex Relationships -- Molly Houses -- pt. III Passions Between Women -- Female Husbands, Passing Women and Sapphic Marriages -- The Ladies of Llangollen -- Chapter Two -- The Nineteenth Century -- The Vere Street Scandal -- Anne Lister -- The Increasing Regulation of Society -- Romantic Friendships Between Victorian Women -- Case Study: Three Female Husbands of Manchester -- Men Passing as Women: Fanny and Stella -- The Medicalisation of Same-Sex Desires -- Culture, Art and Politics -- Edward Carpenter and the Campaign for Acceptance and Understanding -- Sapphism and New Women in the Late Nineteenth Century -- Case Study: The Masked Ball of 1880 in Manchester -- The Cleveland Street Scandal -- Oscar Wilde, the Trials and his Legacy -- Chapter Three -- The Twentieth Century to 1957: The End of an Era -- The First World War, 1914 -- 1918 -- The Conservative Backlash to the War -- Popular Culture -- The Beginnings of a Homosexual Social Network -- The Second World War and Beyond -- The Ẁitch Hunt' of Homosexual Men.
"Family history is often seen as the stories of people who were part of a traditional family unit, married to someone of the opposite gender, had children and lived their lives as 'normally' as possible. But what of the relatives who could not accept that this was the life for them, and were attracted to same-sex partners? Was it possible for them to live their life as they wished to, with their chosen partner and without hindrance, ridicule or attack? Would they be breaking the law in doing so, and how would family and society react if they were found out? Some of those concerned married and had children, like the majority, and buried their feelings in the bustle of everyday life; others stayed single but abstained from relationships altogether, as a way of keeping safe. A number managed to live openly and proudly as themselves, challenging the prejudices and misconceptions of the day. This is the story of all those people, the brave, the discreet, the frightened, the loving and the loved, as well as love against all the odds; more than likely, it is a story that can be found in every family history. Told in an empathetic and clear-sighted way, this is the first history of same-sex relationships aimed specifically at family historians and offers valuable insights into the lives of those who were often seen as outcasts. It includes research guidance for genealogists researching this often-neglected aspect of family history, and offers invaluable insights into the families, society and culture they lived in."--Publisher description.

Heal my wounds, leave my scars : a mother's story of loss, despair, and her journey back to hope

June 22, 2018
Whoberry, Lorraine, author.
©2018
226 pages : black and white illustrations ; 22 cm
In a quiet suburban neighborhood in Virginia, two teenage sisters, Kristie and Stacie, were brutally attacked and sexually assaulted. Stacie did not survive and was given a burial with full military honors. For seven excruciating years, Kristie and mother, Lorraine struggled with survivors guilt and depression. The attacker pierced all of their hearts that fateful day. Lorraine started the S.T.A.C.I.E. Foundation in 2001 as an Impact Speaker seeking answers to questions she didn't know how to ask. The journey she has traveled has brought peace and healing from unique places, where she found forgiveness.

Mesopotamia

June 22, 2018
Z︠Ha︡dan, Serhiĭ, 1974- author.
©2018
310 pages ; 20 cm
"original Ukrainian edition was published by Klub simejnogo dozvillja, Kharkiv, 2014."--Title page verso.

American house styles : a concise guide

June 22, 2018
Baker, John Milnes, 1932- author.
New York : The Countryman Press, 2018.
xxi, 180 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm

Between hope and fear : a history of vaccines and human immunity

June 22, 2018
Kinch, Michael S., author.
New York : Pegasus Books, 2018.
xviii, 334 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Presents an informed examination of the science of immunity, the public policy implications of vaccine denial, and the real-world outcomes of failing to vaccinate.

The book of beasties : your A-to-Z guide to the illuminating wisdom of spirit animals

June 22, 2018
Seidelmann, Sarah Bamford, author.
Boulder, CO : Sounds True, 2018.
363 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Empress : the astonishing reign of Nur Jahan

June 22, 2018
Lal, Ruby, author.
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2018.
xiii, 308 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Note on transliteration and terminology -- Dramatis personae -- Queen of queens, an introduction -- Miracle girl -- Al-hind -- The cupolas of chastity and the perfect man -- The wak-wak tree -- The mirror of happiness -- Grave matters -- A key for closed doors -- Ascent -- Wonder of the age -- Veils of light -- The light-scattering garden -- Fitna -- The rescue -- Angel of death -- Beyond 1627, an epilogue.

Fix-it and forget-it slow cooker dump dinners & desserts : 150 crazy yummy meals for your crazy busy life

June 22, 2018
Comerford, Hope, author.
New York, New York : Good Books, [2018]
330 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.

A future in ruins : UNESCO, World Heritage, and the dream of peace

June 22, 2018
Meskell, Lynn, author.
©2018
xxiii, 372 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

H2Oh! : infused waters for health and hydration

June 22, 2018
Kirk, Mimi, 1938- author.
New York, NY : The Countryman Press, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, [2018]
122 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Includes index.

Verdi : the man revealed

June 22, 2018
Suchet, John, 1944- author.
©2018
279 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Giuseppe Verdi remains the greatest operatic composer that Italy, the home of opera, has ever produced. Yet throughout his lifetime he claimed to detest composing and repeatedly rejected it. He was a landowner, a farmer, a politician and symbol of Italian independence; but his music tells a different story.; An obsessive perfectionist, Verdi drove collaborators to despair but his works were rightly lauded from the start as dazzling feats of composition and characterisation. From Rigoletto to Otello, La Traviatato to Aida, Verdi's canon encompassed the full range of human emotion. His private life was no less complex: he suffered great loss, and went out of his way to antagonise many erstwhile supporters, including his own family. An outspoken advocate of Italian independence and a sharp critic of the church, he was o en at odds with nineteenth-century society and paid the price.; In Verdi: The Man Revealed, John Suchet attempts to get under the skin of perhaps the most private composer who ever lived. Unpicking his protestations, his deliberate embellishments and disingenuous disavowals, Suchet reveals the contradictory and sometimes curmudgeonly character of this great artist, convicted throughout much of his life but ultimately unable to walk away from the art for which he will be forever known.

Europa : how Europe shaped the modern world / Julio Crespo MacLennan.

June 22, 2018
Crespo MacLennan, Julio, 1970- author.
©2018
xviii, 477 pages ; 24 cm
Europa from myth to reality: how Renaissance Europe gave birth to an expanding civilization -- As far as it is possible for a man to go: how geographic discoveries laid the foundations of European hegemony -- The world is not enough: the rise of the Great European Empire -- Revolution versus empire: the impact of the era of revolutions on European empires and the western world -- Eastern dreams of grandeur: how China, India, and the rest of Asia were shaped by European expansion -- In search of a better world: how European culture and values were propagated by the great migratory waves -- The power and the glory: the golden era of European hegemony -- The first and last great frontier of civilization: the scramble for Africa on behalf of civilization, Christianity, and imperial interests -- The wars that shook the world: how the two world wars precipitated a new post-European era -- Goodbye to all that: the global influence of European intellectual migration and exile -- Experiences with the truth: how the legacy of imperial Europe shaped the postcolonial world -- The European dream: how Europe transformed itself into a union that exerts universal attraction -- Conclusion: The pillars of a global civilization.
European history is deeply embedded in the global civilization that has emerged in the 21st century. More than two thirds of today's nations were once European colonies or protectorates. Europe's legacy is evident in the trajectory of the United States and has influenced aspiring hegemonic powers like China. For centuries, Europe was the heart and soul of the West, and European powers enjoyed unprecedented global hegemony, not only by military and economic means, but also through their influence on politics and culture.

Journal me organized : the complete guide to practical and creative planning

June 22, 2018
Spooner, Rebecca (Homeschool blogger), author.
New York : Get Creative 6, 2018.
143 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Includes index.
"Add meaning to each day with The Art of Planning, which covers choosing a journal, how and why to plan, different types of planning--including bullet journaling--short-term and long-term goal setting, cross referencing, prioritizing, and time management. Tutorials on creative page design include templates for minimalist or exuberant spreads that capture the joy of holidays, birthdays, and personal milestones. Whether organizing the laundry room, planning meals, or saving for a dream vacation, Rebecca Spooner's creative ideas and easy-to-follow instructions will bring your journal pages to life. Bonus items include black-and-white lettering to trace or copy and versatile templates to jumpstart your creative planning"-- Provided by publisher.

Northland : a 4,000-mile journey along America's forgotten border

June 22, 2018
Fox, Porter, author.
©2018
xviii, 247 pages : maps ; 24 cm
The dawnland -- The sweet-water seas -- Boundary waters -- Fires -- The medicine line.
"America's northern border is the world's longest international boundary, yet it remains obscure even to Americans. The northern border was America's primary border for centuries--much of the early history of the United States took place there--and to the tens of millions who live and work near the line, the region even has its own name: the northland. Travel writer Porter Fox spent three years exploring 4,000 miles of the border between Maine and Washington, traveling by canoe, freighter, car, and foot. In Northland, he blends a deeply reported and beautifully written story of the region's history with a riveting account of his travels. Setting out from the easternmost point in the mainland United States, Fox follows explorer Samuel de Champlain's adventures across the Northeast; recounts the rise and fall of the timber, iron, and rail industries; crosses the Great Lakes on a freighter; tracks America's fur traders through the Boundary Waters; and traces the forty-ninth parallel from Minnesota to the Pacific Ocean. Fox, who grew up the son of a boat-builder in Maine's northland, packs his narrative with colorful characters (Captain Meriwether Lewis, railroad tycoon James J. Hill, Chief Red Cloud of the Lakota Sioux) and extraordinary landscapes (Glacier National Park, the Northwest Angle, Washington's North Cascades). He weaves in his encounters with residents, border guards, Indian activists, and militia leaders to give a dynamic portrait of the northland today, wracked by climate change, water wars, oil booms, and concerns over border security."--Dust jacket.

Lefty O'Doul : baseball's forgotten ambassador

June 22, 2018
Snelling, Dennis, 1958- author.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2017]
xiv, 355 pages, 18 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
1. Butchertown -- 2. He can be just as great a ballplayer as he cares -- 3. This fellow Frank O'Doul is a sure Frank Merriwell -- 4. He always could play ball, now he gets it earnestly -- 5. I feel as though I am going to have a great year -- 6. The fellow has plenty on the personality ball -- 7. Banzai O'Doul -- 8. Baseball's greatest hitting instructor -- 9. Manager for life -- 10. It is epidemic -- 11. In fact, we are major league -- 12. There are no trick plays, no short cuts -- 13. I'd rather be a bad winner -- 14. The San Francisco Giants -- 15. A big, big, big, big thing -- 16. He was here at a good time -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.

Terracotta army : legacy of the first emperor of China

June 22, 2018
Li, Jian, 1956- author.
Richmond, VA : Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, [2017]
xvii, 114 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 32 cm
Directors' forewords / Zhao Rong, Alex Nyerges, Cameron Kitchin -- Exhibition lenders -- Qin chronology -- Map of warring states period -- Introduction / Li Jian -- Entries / Li Jian, Hou-mei Sung, and William Neer -- The First Emperor and unification of China -- Birth of the Qin Empire -- Quest for immortality -- Plan of the First Emperor's mausoleum complex -- Recent archaeology and new thoughts about Qin Shihuang's mausoleum complex / Zhang Weixing -- Hierarchy of Qin imperial government -- Map of Qin Dynasty -- Qin rulers -- Biographies of historical figures.
"This catalog accompanies the exhibition Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China, organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts"-- Provided by publisher.

What is real? : the unfinished quest for the meaning of quantum physics

June 22, 2018
Becker, Adam, 1984- author.
©2018
ix, 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Introduction -- Prologue : The impossible done -- Part I. A tranquilizing philosophy. The measure of all things -- Something rotten in the eigenstate of Denmark -- Street brawl -- Copenhagen in Manhattan -- Part II. Quantum dissidents. Physics in exile -- It came from another world! -- The most profound discovery of science -- More things in heaven and earth -- Part III. The great enterprise. Reality underground -- Quantum spring -- Copenhagen versus the universe -- Outrageous fortune -- Appendix. Four views of the strangest experiment.
"Quantum mechanics is humanity's finest scientific achievement. It explains why the sun shines and how your eyes can see. It's the theory behind the LEDs in your phone and the nuclear hearts of space probes. Every physicist agrees quantum physics is spectacularly successful. But ask them what quantum physics means, and the result will be a brawl. At stake is the nature of the Universe itself. What does it mean for something to be real? What is the role of consciousness in the Universe? And do quantum rules apply to very small objects like electrons and protons, but not us? In What is Real?, Adam Becker brings to vivid life the brave researchers whose quest for the truth led them to challenge Bohr: David Bohm, who picked up Einstein's mantle and sought to make quantum mechanics deterministic, all while being hounded by the forces of McCarthyism; Hugh Everett, who argued that everything, big and small, must be governed by the same rules; and John Bell, who went to great lengths to eradicate the power of the god-like observer from the core of quantum physics. And they paid dearly, their reputations, careers, and sometimes lives ruined completely. But history has been kinder to them than their contemporaries were. As Becker shows, the brave intellectual giants have inspired a growing army of physicists and philosophers intent both on making a philosophically more satisfying theory of the universe and a more useful one as well. A gripping story of some of humanity's greatest ideas and the high cost with which many have pursued them, What is Real? is intellectual history at its passionate best"-- Provided by publisher.

Story smart : using the science of story to persuade, influence, inspire, and teach

June 22, 2018
Haven, Kendall F.
Santa Barbara, CA : Libraries Unlimited, ©2014.
viii, 174 pages ; 25 cm
Hooked on story -- Story state of mind -- Eight essential elements of story -- It was a dark and stormy night... how stories create influence -- Seven story steps: Step by step.
Our brains have been evolutionarily hardwired to think, to make sense, and to understand in simple -- but hidden -- story terms. You'll discover the Neural Story Net, the Make Sense Mandate, Motive Matching, and the Story Influence Line -- and understand how these concepts control listener/reader engagement, attention, and the impact your communications will exert. You'll learn that what reaches the conscious mind of your target audience is significantly different from what first reached their eyes and ears -- and that you can control that internal, neural process. This guide is organized into four parts: the neuroscience of narrative; your story tools; how narratives exert influence (changing beliefs, attitudes, values, etc.); and the process of creating "Story Smart" stories.

Captain Blue on the Blue Blazes : the first solo thru-hike of Ohio's 1,444 mile Buckeye Trail

June 22, 2018
Niekamp, Andy, author.
©2018
196 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Introduction -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1: The call to adventure -- Chapter 2: The adventure begins -- Chapter 3: First encounters -- Chapter 4: Two worlds out there -- Chapter 5: The good, the bad, the reality -- Chapter 6: Love needs a heart -- Chapter 7: Rain, rain, rain -- Chapter 8: When the going gets touch -- Chapter 9: An inspired commitment to the trail -- Chapter 10: Putting my commitment to the test -- Chapter 11: The journey home -- Epilogue: Beyond the hike -- Hiking the Buckeye Trail: The Buckeye Trail Association.
"When three-time Appalachian Trail Hiker, Andy 'Captain Blue' Niekamp decided to hike the Buckeye Trail, he took on the challenge of his life. On this 88-day adventure, Captain Blue found things he didn't know he had: a Buckeye Trail family who assisted and encouraged him; a home state rich with scenic beauty and history; and the physical, mental, and emotional stamina to travel to Ohio alone and on foot. Readers will enjoy the trail tales of Captain Blue, past and present, and his knack for bringing humor and good-natured reflection to a hiker's experiences in the elements: the cold, snow, wind, rain, heat, and humidity of springtime in Ohio; the physical test of walking for miles every day on a variety of treadways; the unpredictability of nature; the sincere generosity of strangers." --Publisher's description.

Essential purée : the A to Z guidebook : 67 gourmet recipes for a soft diet

June 22, 2018
Wolff, Diane, author.
©2016
xii, 227 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Delicious puréed recipes for anyone with swallowing disorders, including three levels of Dysphagia (Soft Diet, Modified Soft Diet and Puree Diet). Provides a system for setting up and running a purée kitchen. Taking the guesswork out of the setup, the Essential Purée system is fast, easy, organized and smart.

Pulse of perseverance : three black doctors on their journey to success.

June 22, 2018
©2017
187 pages ; 23 cm
Book I / Pierre Johnson MD -- Book II / Maxime Madhere MD -- Book III / Joseph Semien Jr MD.
The authors each tell their story, from growing up in New York City and Washington, D.C., Chicago, and New Orleans, to their meeting as premed students at Xavier University of Louisiana, to becoming board certified physicians, fathers and community mentors.

Rock and soul

June 22, 2018
McClary, Thomas, author.
Chicago, IL : 13th & Joan, [2017]
359 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm

American library directory.

June 21, 2018
New York : R. R. Bowker Co.,
v. ; 26 cm.
Vol. for 1927 compiled under the direction of R.R. Bowker by Florence A. Huxley.
"A classified list of libraries in the United States and Canada, with personnel and statistical data."

What you must know about age-related macular degeneration : how you can prevent, stop, or reverse AMD

June 21, 2018
Anshel, Jeffrey, author.
©2018
xi, 274 pages ; 23 cm
"Choosing a safe course of action that works for you"--Cover.
Introduction -- Part 1. The basics of macular degeneration. -- How your eyes work -- What is age-related macular degeneration? -- What are the risk factors for macular degeneration? -- Metabolic syndrome -- Part 2. Macular degeneration and supplements. -- The AREDS trials -- Plant-based supplements -- Nutrients for eye health -- Part 3. Macular degeneration and your diet. -- What not to put on our plate -- What makes a food healthy? -- Choosing foods to put on your plate -- Putting your anti-AMD diet into action -- Part 4. Living successfully with macular degeneration. -- Addressing lifestyle risk factors -- Tools for living with AMD.
Age-related macular degeneration, AMD, is the most common cause of vision loss in people over the age of fifty. Yet for many years, the only treatment offered to most people diagnosed wit AMD has been a supplement formula that can slow the progression of macular degeneration, but cannot prevent, stop, or reverse AMD and offers no help to those in the earliest stages of the disease. Now, for the first time, is a comprehensive program for the treatment of this all-too common disorder.

Rescue cats : portraits and stories

June 21, 2018
Maynard, Susannah, author.
Buffalo, NY : Amherst Media, Inc., [2018]
127 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
"Cat rescue has blossomed in recent years, as more people are choosing to adopt cats from animal shelters and homegrown rescue organizations. In this illustrated book, see personality-rich portraits of cats and kittens and read about their journeys from a turbulent start to a loving, happy, and safe home"--Back cover.

Fabulous figures

June 21, 2018
Davenport, Jane, author.
©2018
143 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes index.
In series statement, "heart" appears as a heart symbol.
"Start with a heart . . . and create beautiful in-proportion people! Aspiring artists who feel intimidated at drawing figures will love Jane Davenport's amazingly easy technique, developed while she worked as a fashion illustrator. It involves using equal-size hearts to build the body's structure, and the results are astounding. Jane lays out the basics and walks you through working with different mediums; drawing the head, face, clothing, hair, and features; and constructing figures inspired by fashion, fantasy, life drawing, and more."-- Provided by publisher.

Near-death experiences, and others

June 21, 2018
Gottlieb, Robert, 1931- author.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.
vi, 350 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Lives -- Letters -- Music -- Dance -- Movies -- Observing dance.
This new collection from the legendary editor Robert Gottlieb features twenty or so pieces he's written mostly for The New York Review of Books, ranging from reconsiderations of American writers such as Dorothy Parker, Thornton Wilder, Thomas Wolfe ("genius"), and James Jones, to Leonard Bernstein, Lorenz Hart, Lady Diana Cooper ("the most beautiful girl in the world"), the actor-assassin John Wilkes Booth, the scandalous movie star Mary Astor, and not-yet president Donald Trump. The writings compiled here are as varied as they are provocative: an extended probe into the world of post-death experiences; a sharp look at the biopics of transcendent figures such as Shakespeare, Molière, and Austen; a soap opera-ish movie account of an alleged affair between Chanel and Stravinsky; and a copious sampling of the dance reviews he's been writing for The New York Observer for close to twenty years.

Your marriage today ... and tomorrow : making your relationship matter now and for generations to come

June 21, 2018
Loritts, Crawford W., author.
©2018
151 pages ; 22 cm
The vision and the mission -- Where we come from -- The banks of the river -- Habits that transform marriage -- Gifts: what every wife needs -- Gifts: what every husband needs -- How two imperfect people resolve conflict -- The great handoff.

Ageless brain : think faster, remember more, and stay sharper by lowering your brain age

June 21, 2018
©2018
vii, 344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Par t: Your amazing brain -- Put Alzheimer's on the run -- An ageless brain for life -- Are you living a brain-healthy lifestyle? -- Part 2: Stay-sharp basics -- The 10 commandments of an ageless brain -- Part 3: Stay sharp! -- Savor brain-boosting foods -- Hit the walking trail or gym -- Adjust your attitude -- Reduce brain-shrinking stress -- Preserve your wits with play -- Brain-healthy meals -- Appendix: The ageless brain strength-training workout.

Fail until you don't : fight, grind, repeat

June 21, 2018
Bones, Bobby, 1980- author.
New York, NY : Dey Street, an imprint of William Morrow, 2018.
viii, 257 pages ; 24 cm
Radio show host Bobby Bones delivers an inspirational and humorous collection of stories about his biggest misses in life and how he turned them into lessons and wins.

Tracing your Georgian ancestors 1714-1837 : a guide for family historians

June 21, 2018
Wintrip, John, author.
©2018
x, 212 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Introduction -- 1. Aspects of genealogical research in Georgian England -- 2. Government -- 3. Parishes -- 4. Higher ecclesiastical jurisdictions -- 5. Religious dissent -- 6. Education and employment -- 7. War and peace -- 8. Social status and prosperity -- 9. Poverty -- 10. Land and property -- 11. Law and order -- 12. Migration -- 13. Research methods.

Uncensored : my life and uncomfortable conversations at the intersection of black and white America

June 21, 2018
Wood, Zachary R., author.
©2018
x, 257 pages ; 22 cm
Crossroads -- Dads' Day -- One call -- Starting over again -- Comeback route -- The void -- Gravity -- Circling -- Friday nights -- Shoulder to the wheel -- Evolution.
"As the president of the student group Uncomfortable Learning at Williams College, Zachary Wood knows all about intellectual controversy. From John Derbyshire to Charles Murray, there's no one Zach refuses to debate or engage with simply because he disagrees with their beliefs--sometimes vehemently so--and this controversial view has given him a unique platform on college campuses and in the media. But Zach has never shared the details of his own personal story, and how he came to be a crusader for open dialogue and free speech. In Uncensored, he reveals for the first time how he grew up poor and black in Washington, DC, in an environment where the only way to survive was to resist the urge to write people off because of their backgrounds and their perspectives. By sharing his troubled upbringing--from a difficult early childhood filled with pain, uncertainty, and conflict to the struggles of code-switching between his home in a rough neighborhood and his elite private school--Zach makes a compelling argument for a new way of interacting with others, in a nation and a world that has never felt more polarized. In Uncensored, he hopes to foster a new outlook on society's most difficult conversations, both on campus and across the country."--Page [2] of cover.

The magic ten and beyond : daily spiritual practice for greater peace and well-being

June 21, 2018
Gannon, Sharon, author.
New York : TarcherPerigee, [2018]
xiv, 97 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"A TarcherPerigee book."
Introduction to the way -- The way to use this book -- Week one-awakening the way: gratitude -- Week two-blessing the way: giving blessings -- Week three-nourishing the way: feeding the birds -- Week four-connecting to the way: Asana -- Week five-moving through the way: dance -- Week six-sweeping the way: Kriyas -- Week seven-shining the way: Kapalabhati -- Week eight-directing the way: Pranayama -- Week nine-being the way: meditation -- Week ten-giving away: relaxation -- A story.

The last crusade : Spain: 1936

June 21, 2018
Carroll, Warren Hasty.
Front Royal, Va. : Christendom Press, ©1996.
232 pages : map ; 22 cm

My life in progressive politics : against the grain

June 21, 2018
Tydings, Joseph D. (Joseph Davies), 1928- author.
©2018
xii, 361 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Foreword / by Joe Biden -- Part I. A Political Life. Against the grain ; Oakington ; A plan for life -- Part II. Reform and Independence. Against the legislative tide ; Regulating savings and loan associations ; Kennedy Man ; A prosecutor the organization didn't want ; A thirty-two-month learning experience ; A tangle of savings and loan scams ; Kidnapping, murder, and assassination ; Challenging the Democratic machine ; A break with the past -- Part III. A Freshman Senator's Voice. Defending the great Warren Court decisions ; "A voteless people is a hopeless people" ; Fairness in federal court ; Congress and the City of Washington -- Part IV. The Hardest Fights. Vietnam and the political costs of war ; The environment and overpopulation ; Gun control ; One progressive position too many ; Citizen public service -- Epilogue: An open letter to my grandchildren (and their generation).
"Gun control, voting rights, family planning, and environmental protection--these are all hot-button issues today, but they were also the same difficult and intractable issues that Senator Joseph D. Tydings of Maryland faced during his tenure in the Senate in the 1960s. In this timely memoir, Tydings looks back on a life of public service, from the Maryland General Assembly to chief federal prosecutor in Maryland and ultimately to the United States Senate. As an early "Kennedy Man," Tydings's political stock soared, but it just as quickly crashed because of his willingness to go "against the grain" on perhaps one progressive issue too many. As the adopted son of a US senator, grandson of an adviser to three US presidents, and step-grandson of perhaps the wealthiest woman of her age, Tydings nevertheless made his own way, rising from horse platoon corporal in war-ravaged Germany to legislative reformer. He prosecuted fellow Democrats for fraud, stood up to presidents over Supreme Court nominees and the war in Vietnam, and faced down segregationists over voting rights. His family planning initiatives are still in effect. He battled the National Rifle Association over gun control--and suffered the consequences. After a decade of political assassinations, from the Kennedy brothers to Martin Luther King Jr., and a turn to the right with the election of Richard Nixon, America's political climate soured for progressive politics, and Tydings narrowly lost reelection. My Life in Progressive Politics provides an important, insider account of a landmark era in American politics. Joseph D. Tydings served as United States senator from Maryland from 1965 to 1971. He earlier served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1955 to 1961 and as United States Attorney from 1961 to 1963."--Publisher's website.

Somewhere in Cleveland : the Cleveland Fed Scholars story project.

June 21, 2018
©2017
80 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
This work is an anthology from students who participated in the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland's Fed Scholars Program. The students attended Lincoln-West High School in Cleveland, Ohio.

Materials selection policy of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

June 21, 2018
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. Board of Trustees.
Cincinnati : Board of Trustees, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 1994.
35 pages ; 22 cm
Cover title.
"The Board of Trustees unanimously adopted this revision on August 15, 1994"--Page 5.

Reference and information service

June 21, 2018
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
Cincinnati : Adult Public Service Committee, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 1997.
57 pages ; 22 cm
Cover title.
"The documents included in this booklet have been developed as guidelines... This booklet is intended to serve as a practical tool for both new and experienced staff members as they go about the work of providing reference and information service"--Page 4.

Lost Dayton Ohio

June 20, 2018
Walsh, Andrew J. (Andrew Joseph), 1987-
©2018
189 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Neighborhoods. Bomberger Park (The Haymarket, St. Anne's Hill) -- Baker's Hardware Building (The Oregon District) -- Classic Theater, Palace Theater (West Fifth Street) -- Kossuth Colony (Old North Dayton) -- Industry. National Cash Register -- Delco -- Wright Company Factory -- Huffman Prairie Flying Field -- Dayton Motor Car Company Historic District -- Retail. Dayton Arcade -- Rike's Department Store -- Early Skyscrapers. Callahan Building -- Reibold Building -- United Brethren Building -- Recreation/Education. Lakeside Park -- Triangle Park (Dayton Triangles) -- Public Library -- Steele High School -- Roosevelt High School -- Downtown, the heart of the city. Auditorium/State Theater -- Robert Boulevard -- Union Station -- Lowe Brothers Paint Store (Fire Blocks) -- Central Market House -- Post Office.
Explores Dayton's retail, industrial, entertainment, and residential sites and how they have changed over time.

Once upon a farm : lessons on growing love, life, and hope on a new frontier

June 20, 2018
Feek, Rory Lee, author.
Nashville, Tennessee : W Publishing Group, [2018]
xiv, 236 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
"Now raising their four-year-old daughter, Indiana, alone, after Joey's passing, Rory Feek digs deeper into the soil of his life and the unusual choices he and his wife, Joey, made together and the ones he’s making now to lead his family into the future. When Rory Feek and his older daughters moved into a run-down farmhouse almost twenty years ago, he had no idea of the almost fairy-tale love story that was going to unfold on that small piece of Tennessee land... and the lessons he and his family would learn along the way. Now two years after Joey’s passing, as Rory takes their four-year-old daughter Indiana’s hand and walks forward into an unknown future, he takes readers on his incredible journey from heartbreak to hope and, ultimately, the kind of healing that comes only through faith. A raw and vulnerable look deeper into Rory’s heart, Once Upon a Farm is filled with powerful stories of love, life, and hope and the insights that one extraordinary, ordinary man in bib overalls has gleamed along the way. As opposed to homesteading, this is instead a book on lifesteading as Rory learns to cultivate faith, love, and fatherhood on a small farm while doing everything, at times, but farming. With frequent stories of his and Joey’s years together, and how those guide his life today, Rory unpacks just what it means to be open to new experiences. 'This isn't a how-to book; it's more of a how we, or more accurately, how He, God, planted us on a few acres of land and grew something bigger than Joey or I could have ever imagined.'"--Amazon.com

What the eyes don't see : a story of crisis, resistance, and hope in an American city

June 20, 2018
Hanna-Attisha, Mona, author.
©2018
x, 364 pages ; illustrations ; 25 cm
How I got my name -- What the eyes don't see -- The barbecue -- The valedictorian -- Haji -- Red flags -- First encounter -- Miasma -- No response -- Sit down -- Jenny + the data -- Public health enemy #1 -- What field are you on? -- The man in the panda tie -- Environmental injustice -- Poisoned by policy -- Shortwave radio crackling -- Meeting the Mayor -- Aeb -- The press conference -- Splice and dice -- Numbers war -- Demonstration of proof -- All the things we found out later -- Fire ant -- Truth and reconciliation -- Prescription for hope -- Haji and the birds.
"The dramatic story of the signature environmental disaster of our time and an inspiring tale of scientific resistance by a relentless physician who stood up to power. Flint was already a troubled city in 2014 when the state of Michigan--in the name of austerity--shifted the source of its water supply from Lake Huron to the Flint River. Soon after, citizens began complaining about the water that flowed from their taps--but officials rebuffed them, insisting that the water was fine. Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, a pediatrician at the city's public hospital, took state officials at their word and encouraged the parents and children in her care to continue drinking the water--after all, it was American tap water, blessed with the state's seal of approval. But a conversation at a cookout with an old friend, leaked documents from a rogue environmental inspector, and the activism of a concerned mother raised red flags about lead--a neurotoxin whose irreversible effects fall most heavily on children. Even as circumstantial evidence mounted and protests grew, Dr. Mona knew that the only thing that could stop the lead poisoning was undeniable proof--and that to get it, she'd have to enter the fight of her life. What the Eyes Don't See is the inspiring story of how Dr. Mona--accompanied by an idiosyncratic team of researchers, parents, friends, and community leaders--proved that Flint's kids were exposed to lead and then fought her own government and a brutal backlash to expose that truth to the world. Paced like a scientific thriller, this book shows how misguided austerity policies, the withdrawal of democratic government, and callous bureaucratic indifference placed an entire city at risk. And at the center of the story is Dr. Mona herself--an immigrant, doctor, scientist, and mother whose family's activist roots inspired her pursuit of justice. What the Eyes Don't See is a riveting, beautifully rendered account of a shameful disaster that became a tale of hope, the story of a city on the ropes that came together to fight for justice, self-determination, and the right to build a better world for their--and all of our--children."--Dust jacket.

Stitch & sew : beautifully embroider 31 projects

June 20, 2018
Hoey, Aneela, 1971- author.
Lafayette, CA : C & T Publishing, Inc., 2018.
143 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm

Lost Northern Kentucky

June 20, 2018
Schrage, Robert.
Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2018.
128 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
"Northern Kentucky has a unique location as the gateway between the North and the South. Many of its historic businesses, religious structures, homes and buildings were lost to time. Just after the Civil War, Daniel Henry Holmes purchased a large Victorian-Gothic house he named Holmesdale, better known as Holmes Castle. By the 1890s, the Latonia Racetrack had two hundred stables to accommodate horses and space for one hundred bookmakers. The Motordrome at the Ludlow Lagoon Amusement Park had seating for eight thousand people. Authors Robert Schrage and David Schroeder detail the fascinating history of Northern Kentucky's lost treasures." -- Page 4 of cover.

Ageless beauty the French way : secrets from three generations of French beauty editors

June 20, 2018
Von Mueffling, Clémence, author.
©2018
viii, 243 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Part 1: French beauty rituals from three generations. The art of French beauty at any age -- Part 2: Le visage. Beautiful skin at any age ; Hydration: improving your daily beauty routine ; Sun protection and travel ; Maintaining your youthful skin-without the doctor (and sometimes with!) ; Beautiful makeup at any age -- Part 3: Le corps. Three generations of expert advice on body care -- Part 4: Les cheveux. Beautiful hair at any age -- Part 5: Life et les bonnes habitudes. The four pillars of French wellness ; Our world of perfume.
"Raised by two beauty editors for French Vogue (her mother and grandmother), Clémence von Mueffling proudly continues their legacy in [this book], a luxurious, entertaining, unparalleled guide to every French beauty secret for all women. In these pages, you'll learn the most effective ways to let your beauty shine through, including the ultimate secret to a glowing, glamorous, natural face. You'll learn that double cleansing your skin is the only way to go, and that there is more to choosing the perfect perfume than you ever imagined. Weaving wisdom from all three generations of her family with insiders' tips from top beauty experts, Clémence shares both timeless and age-specific information in three categories--Jeunesse (15-35), Plénitude (35-55), and Maturité (55+)--creating a wonderful guide that any woman can use throughout her life."--Dust jacket.

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