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ARRL's small antennas for small spaces : projects and advice for limited-space stations

ARRL's small antennas for small spaces : projects and advice for limited-space stations

Ford, Steve, 1954- author
2011

"Antenna Designs to Fit your Space! Amateur Radio operators love antennas the bigger the better -- but if you don t have acres of property to erect the antenna of your dreams, does it mean you re effectively off the air? Not at all! This fascinating hobby is still yours to enjoy. With the right antenna design you'll be on the air today! Fully updated, the second edition of ARRL s Small Antennas for Small Spaces is a valuable resource for radio amateurs who live in apartments, condominiums, or houses on small lots. Filled with practical advice, this book guides you to finding the right antenna design to fit whatever space you have available. In Small Antennas for Small Spaces you'll find ideas and projects that will get you on the air regardless of where you live!"--Publisher's description.

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Big Dog and Little Dog going for a walk

Big Dog and Little Dog going for a walk

Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.
2021

Big Dog and Little Dog like going for walks, though having a bath afterwards is not so much fun.

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Big Nate. In your face!

Big Nate. In your face!

Peirce, Lincoln, author, illustrator
2020

Nate's friends issue the ultimate insult: they point out all the ways he resembles his arch-nemesis, Gina. Nate also scores a new job as an intern at Klassic Komix, and his master plan to carpet-bomb the school with Valentine's Day cards goes seriously sideways. And when Nate gets dragged into a cringe-worthy party for the dreaded Mrs. Godfrey, what could possibly go wrong?

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Captain Underpants and the tyrannical retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 : the eleventh epic novel

Captain Underpants and the tyrannical retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 : the eleventh epic novel

Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author
2021

The monstrous Turbo Toilet 2000 is determined to take revenge on George, Harold, and Captain Underpants.

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Cheer up

Cheer up

Burnell, Heather Ayris, author
2020

Unicorn and Yeti are best friends even though they do not always like the same things--and best friends support each other and share experiences, whether it is icicles in the snow or a walk in the dark forest.

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Crossroads : my story of tragedy and resilience as a Humboldt Bronco

Crossroads : my story of tragedy and resilience as a Humboldt Bronco

Dahlgren, Kaleb, author
2021

An inspiring story of hope and resiliency. On April 6, 2018, sixteen people died and thirteen others were injured after a bus taking the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team to a playoff game collided with a transport truck in a rural intersection. The tragedy moved millions of people to leave hockey sticks by their front door to show sympathy and support for the Broncos. People from more than eighty countries pledged millions of dollars to families whose relatives had been directly involved in the accident. Crossroads is the story of Kaleb Dahlgren, a young man who survived the bus crash and faced life after the tragedy with resiliency and positivity. In this chronicle of his time with the Broncos and the loving community of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Dahlgren takes a hard look at his experience of unprecedented loss, but also revels in the overwhelming response and outpouring of love from across Canada and around the world. But this book also goes much deeper, revealing the adversity Dahlgren faced long before his time in Humboldt and his inspiring journey since the accident. From a childhood spent learning to live with type 1 diabetes to his remarkable recovery from severe brain trauma that astounded medical professionals, Dahlgren documents a life of perseverance, gratitude and hope in the wake of enormous obstacles and life-altering tragedy. The author will donate a portion of his proceeds from this book to STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service).

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The crossroads at midnight

The crossroads at midnight

Howard, Abby (Comic artist), author, illustrator
2020

In this collection of literary slice-of-life horror, five stories explore what happens when one is desperate enough to seek solace and connection in the world of monsters and darkness.

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Danger in numbers : a novel

Danger in numbers : a novel

Graham, Heather, author
2021

On the edge of the Everglades, an eerie crime scene sets off an investigation that sends two agents deep into a world of corrupted faith, greed and deadly secrets.

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Distrust

Distrust

Jackson, Lisa, author.
2021

Renegade son: "Single mother Danielle Summers is convinced her ranch is slowly being sabotaged. Newcomer Chase McEnroe insists she should trust him. But Dani's suspicion that Chase is in league with her enemy is complicated by a secret from his past. Can she put aside her concerns about his potential deception to find out who is behind these awful acts?"--Publisher.

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Eternal

Eternal

Scottoline, Lisa, author
2021

Elisabetta, Marco, and Sandro grow up as the best of friends despite their differences. Their friendship blossoms to love, with both Sandro and Marco hoping to win Elisabetta's heart. But in the autumn of 1937, all of that begins to change as Mussolini asserts his power, aligning Italy's Fascists with Hitler's Nazis and altering the very laws that govern Rome. In time, everything that the three hold dear is tested in ways they never could have imagined.

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Irish pride : two novels in one

Irish pride : two novels in one

Roberts, Nora, author
2021

Irish Thoroughbred: "With no immediate family or place to call home, Adelia Cunnane's life in Ireland has come to an end. Her future lies in America, where an uncle guarantees her a job working beside him on a horse farm in Maryland. Caring for horses comes naturally for Dee, who has always had an affinity for animals--a talent her employer Travis Grant recognizes. He also recognizes a fiery passion simmering within her soul. But even as Dee gives in to her own desires, she finds herself falling in love with a man who keeps a tight rein on his heart." -- Page [4] cover.

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Made in China : a prisoner, an SOS letter, and the hidden cost of America's cheap goods

Made in China : a prisoner, an SOS letter, and the hidden cost of America's cheap goods

Pang, Amelia, 1991- author
2021

Investigative journalist Amelia Pang pulls back the curtain on the labour camps that create the home goods we buy. The book follows the life of Sun Yi, the Chinese engineer and political prisoner. In chasing this story, Pang has conducted extensive interviews with Sun Yi and the people who knew him. She also traveled to China to follow falsified supply chains, tracking trucks from labour camps to warehouses. The story she uncovers is a call to action, urging the American consumer to ask more questions and demand more answers from the companies they patronize.

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A moveable feast

A moveable feast

Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.
1964


The nature of fragile things

The nature of fragile things

Meissner, Susan, 1961- author.
2021

"April 18, 1906: A massive earthquake rocks San Francisco just before daybreak, igniting a devouring inferno. Lives are lost, lives are shattered, but some rise from the ashes forever changed. Sophie Whalen is a young Irish immigrant so desperate to get out of a New York tenement that she answers a mail-order bride ad and agrees to marry a man she knows nothing about. San Francisco widower Martin Hocking proves to be as aloof as he is mesmerizingly beautiful. While Sophie quickly develops deep affection for Kat, Martin's silent five-year-old daughter, his odd behavior leaves her with the uneasy feeling that something about her newfound situation isn't right. Then one early-spring evening, a stranger at the door sets in motion a transforming chain of events. Sophie discovers hidden ties to two other women. The first, pretty and pregnant, is standing on her doorstep. The second is hundreds of miles away in the American Southwest, grieving the loss of everything she once loved. The fates of these three women intertwine on the eve of the devastating earthquake, thrusting them onto a perilous journey that will test their resiliency and resolve and, ultimately, their belief that love can overcome fear. From the acclaimed author of The Last Year of the War and As Bright as Heaven comes a gripping novel about the bonds of friendship and mother love, and the power of female solidarity"-- Provided by publisher.

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Ocean tails

Ocean tails

Barker, Scott, illustrator
2020

Meet the animals under the sea. Feel their textured tails and follow along with the sweet rhyme.

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Reckoning at Redemption

Reckoning at Redemption

Nolan, Ray, 1933-2008, author
2001

It was a cold trail Rourke followed with his only lead a name - which no one in Redemption claimed to know. Yet it was a name that would bring him into conflict with the powerful Ballentine family, and they wanted him either long gone, or buried. All of this only hardened his determination. When the night of reckoning finally came, many believed that Rourke would go down under the guns of the Diamond, Could he prove them wrong?

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Remember : the science of memory and the art of forgetting

Remember : the science of memory and the art of forgetting

Genova, Lisa, author
2021

Harvard-trained neuroscientist Lisa Genova delves into how memories are made and how we retrieve them. You'll learn whether forgotten memories are temporarily inaccessible or erased forever and why some memories are built to exist for only a few seconds while others can last a lifetime. You'll see how memory is profoundly impacted by meaning, emotion, sleep, stress, and context. Once you understand the language of memory, you can both vastly improve your ability to remember and feel less rattled when you inevitably forget.

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The rose code : a novel

The rose code : a novel

Quinn, Kate, author.
2021

Joining the elite Bletchley Park code-breaking team during World War II, three women from very different walks of life uncover a spy's dangerous agenda years later against the backdrop of the royal wedding of Elizabeth and Philip.

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The sons of Casey O'Donnell

The sons of Casey O'Donnell

Connor, Scott.
2013

When the outlaw Casey O'Donnell steals $10,000 from the railroad, the townsfolk of Prospect Creek turn against his honest sons, Ryan and Alexander. Later, however, their status restored, Ryan is appointed deputy sheriff. Then Casey returns, claiming he didn't steal the money, and Ryan sets out to uncover the truth. But with the discredited railroad man Hudson Gilmore and a gun-toting US marshal on Casey's trail, the mission tests his family loyalty to the limit.

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To the edge of sorrow

To the edge of sorrow

Apelfeld, Aharon, author
2020

"Battling numbing cold, ever-present hunger, and German soldiers determined to hunt them down, four dozen resistance fighters--escapees from a nearby ghetto--hide in a Ukrainian forest, determined to survive the war, sabotage the German war effort, and rescue as many Jews as they can from the trains taking them to concentration camps. Their leader is relentless in his efforts to turn his ragtag band of men and boys into a disciplined force that accomplishes its goals without losing its moral compass. Andso when they're not raiding peasants' homes for food and supplies, or training with the weapons taken from the soldiers they have ambushed and killed, the partisans read books of faith and philosophy that they have rescued from abandoned Jewish homes, andthey draw strength from the women, the elderly, and the remarkably resilient orphaned children they are protecting. When they hear about the advances being made by the Soviet Army, the partisans prepare for what they know will be a furious attack on their compound by the retreating Germans. In the heartbreaking aftermath, the survivors emerge from the forest to bury their dead, care for their wounded, and grimly confront a world that is surprised by their existence--and profoundly unwelcoming"-- Provided by publisher.

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Truly, madly, deeply

Truly, madly, deeply

Kingsbury, Karen, author
2020

Dividing his family with his decision to become a police officer, 18-year-old Tommy Baxter falls in love with a girl fighting for her life at the same time he uncovers devastating truths about his late grandfather.

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Your nose! : a wild little love song

Your nose! : a wild little love song

Boynton, Sandra, author.
2020

Starring a little fox child and a big fox parent, here's a loving ode to terrific noses of all kinds. It's a celebration of the love between a parent and child--and of the beautiful, boop-able noses we love.

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