Davids, Patricia, author
Iwata, Satoru, 1959-2015 author
"In this motivational collection, Satoru Iwata addresses diverse subjects such as locating bottlenecks, how success breeds resistance to change, and why programmers should never say no. Drawn from the Iwata Asks series of interviews with key contributorsto Nintendo games and hardware, and featuring conversations with renowned Mario franchise creator Shigeru Miyamoto and creator of EarthBound Shigesato Itoi, "Ask Iwata" offers game fans and business leaders an insight into the leadership, development, anddesign philosophies of one of the most beloved figures in gaming history"-- Provided by publisher.
Colbert, Brandy, author
The history and legacy of one of the most deadly and destructive acts of racial violence in American history: the Tulsa Race Massacre. In the early morning of June 1, 1921, a white mob marched across the train tracks in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and into its predominantly Black Greenwood District--a thriving, affluent neighborhood known as America's Black Wall Street. They brought with them firearms, gasoline, and explosives. In a few short hours, they'd razed thirty-five square blocks to the ground, leaving hundreds dead. The Tulsa Race Massacre is one of the most devastating acts of racial violence in US history. But how did it come to pass? What exactly happened? And why are the events unknown to so many of us today?
Sindu, SJ, author
In Tamil Nadu, India, a boy is born with blue skin. The family makes a living off of the pilgrims who seek the child's blessings and miracles, believing young Kalki to be the tenth human incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu. In Kalki's tenth year, he is confronted with three trials that will test his power and prove his divine status. Over the next decade, as Kalki begins to doubt his divinity, his family unravels, and every relationship he relied on is at risk.
Waisman, Robert, 1931- author.
"A powerful memoir about a Holocaust survivor who was deemed hopeless-and the rehabilitation center that gave him and other teen boys the chance to learn how to live again"-- Provided by publisher.
Man, Chella, author 1998-
Offers advice and insight into cultivating self-acceptance and supporting inclusivity through the experiences of Chella Man, a deaf, transgender, and Jewish artist, activist, and actor.
Beckstrand, Jennifer, author
During this holiday season, Anna Yoder can't help hoping that she and her old schoolmate Felty Helmuth, who is being ostracized by their Amish community for his Korean War army service, can find a way to be the perfect match.
Boydell, Oliver, author
For fans of The Queen's Gambit comes a brand-new book from 11-year-old chess champion Oliver Boydell. How a King Plays features 64 of Boydell's tips, strategies, and ideas to help chess enthusiasts of all ages sharpen their game skills. Whether you're new to chess or a Grandmaster, there's something for everyone in chess phenom Oliver Boydell's new book of 64 chess tips, How a King Plays. Written in his signature concise and witty voice, Boydell offers players of all levels from beginners to advanced a different, creative tip on every page. An introduction from the author, inspirational quotes from chess greats, and a glossary of terms help round out this comprehensive and informative, fun guide.
Ortega, Jenna, author
"A book of affirmations and honest stories about relationships, career, and faith"-- Provided by publisher.
Wood, Lana, 1946- author
In this true crime memoir, Lana Wood offers a no-holds-barred account of the life and death of her sister, Natalie Wood, including exclusive new information from people directly involved in the investigation. Clearing up the myths and misconceptions behind her sister's death, the legendary Hollywood actress reveals the secrets she's been holding onto for decades, and in doing so, sets the record straight on one of Hollywood's most notorious celebrity deaths.
Kay, Katty, author
Confidence is your fuel. It turns your thoughts into action; your dreams into reality. The best way to understand confidence and learn how to harness its secret powers is to see it in action for yourself. So take a look at these thirty stories of real girls. From Bali to Brazil, South Africa to Seattle, Australia to Afghanistan, these girls are pursuing their passions, struggling and stumbling, but along the way figuring out how to build their own special brand of confidence. These inspiring stories prove that no matter who you are--or how old you are--nothing is out of reach when you decide to try. Join this growing, global community of powerful girls and ask yourself: What would you like to do once you tap into your confidence? How will you write your story?
Ratajkowski, Emily, 1991- author.
"Emily Ratajkowski is an acclaimed model and actress, an engaged political progressive, a formidable entrepreneur, a global social media phenomenon, and now, a writer. Rocketing to world fame at age twenty-one, Ratajkowski sparked both praise and furor with the provocative display of her body as an unapologetic statement of feminist empowerment. The subsequent evolution in her thinking about our culture's commodification of women is the subject of this book. My Body is a profoundly personal exploration of feminism, sexuality, and power, of men's treatment of women and women's rationalizations for accepting that treatment. These essays chronicle moments from Ratajkowski's life while investigating the culture's fetishization of girls and female beauty, its obsession with and contempt for women's sexuality, the perverse dynamics of the fashion and film industries, and the grey area between consent and abuse."--Provided by publisher.
Fleming, Crystal Marie, 1981-, author
"An overview of the roots and legacies of racial bias and white supremacy in the United States."-- Provided by publisher.
More than 100 magnificent cross-section artworks bring the vehicles of Star Wars to life. New cross-sections, amazing detail, and comprehensive text make this the ultimate reference to the craft of a galaxy far, far away....
Grohl, David, author
The legendary American musician, singer, songwriter and documentary filmmaker offers a collection of stories, written by his own hand, that focus on the memories of his life, from his childhood to today.
Mercer, Rick, 1969- author
In 'Talking to Canadians', Rick Mercer, Canada's beloved comic genius tells his own story for the first time. It's a life so packed with incidents (did we mention Bosnia and Kabul?) and laughter we can only hope that a future answer to "What is Rick Mercer going to do now?" is: "Write volume two."
Nix, Garth, author
In the Old Kingdom...orphan Terciel learns the art of necromancy from his great-aunt Tizanael. But not to raise the Dead, rather to lay them to rest. He is the Abhorsen-in-Waiting...whose task it is to make sure the Dead do not return to Life...Elinor does not know she is deeply connected to the Old Kingdom...In a single day of fire and death and loss, Elinor finds herself set on a path which will take her into the Old Kingdom, into Terciel's life, and will embroil her in the struggle of the Abhorsens against the Dead who will not stay dead.
Lythcott-Haims, Julie, author
Having tackled a far-reaching parenting crisis with her New York Times bestselling How to Raise an Adult, Lythcott-Haims is back with an equally powerful and persuasive book for the adult children of those hovering parents-and for everyone who strugglesto be a grown-up in these challenging times.