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Sneak Preview: Super Baby

12 Ways to Give Your Child a Head Start in the First 3 Years

by Dr. Jenn Berman

The first three years of life are the most important for nurturing a child’s full potential: that’s when they start forming attachments, developing a sense of self, and learning to trust. During this time, there are critical windows of opportunity that parents can take advantage of-if they know how. In a dozen succinct yet information-packed chapters, award-winning columnist and professional therapist Dr. Jenn Berman gives parents the knowledge they need.

“Berman’s absorbing new book will help parents give their youngsters a nurturing head start and a firm foundation for growth and learning…she guides parents through 12 crucial steps that help children grow intellectually and emotionally…” – Publishers Weekly

Check out some of Dr. Jenn’s recent appearances on CNN, Today on NBC, and CBS Early Show.



Business & Self-Improvement: Crisis of Character

Building Corporate Reputation in the Age of Skepticism.

by Peter Firestein

Highly Recommended. All business collections, upper-division undergraduate through practitioner…few would argue that protecting a company’s reputation is a critical executive responsibility. Firestein offers “Seven Strategies of Reputation Leadership,” which begin with creating a company’s core values” – Choice

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Crafts: 101 Snappy Fashions

Oodles of One-Piece Designs for Babies

by Cathie Filian

“Bored with baby one-sies but on a budget? Filian…uses four-or-so legit crafts to turn bare bottoms into bling…The more than 100 designs are stream-lined and bold with easy-to-follow directions…choose among a Jackson Pollock look-alike or a ready-for-the Fourth firecracker suit.” – Booklist

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World History: Race to the End

Scott Amundsen and the Attainment of the South Pole.

by Ross D. E. MacPhee

“Drawing from and synthesizing the literature about Roald Amundsen and Robert Scott and their epic treks to the South Pole a century ago, MacPhee wends his text around a profusion of imagery that should excite both the novice and veteran reader of polar exploration.. An attractive package…will answer immediate requests.” – Booklist (starred review)

Click here for more information on the American Museum of Natural History’s new exhibition Race to the End of the Earth, which opens May 29 and runs through January 2, 2011.

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Business & Self-Improvement: Shoo, Jimmy Choo!

The Modern Girl’s Guide to Spending Less and Saving More
by Catey Hill, Money Editor of nydailynews.com and recovering shoe addict, foreword by Wes Moss, CFP ®, of Money Matters

A guide to spending less by an ex-splurger. People Magazine just called it one of “the best of the new crop of personal finance books.”

Watch Catey on WPIX-TV New York



True Crime: Flawless

Inside The Largest Diamond Heist in History
by Scott Andrew Selby and Greg Campbell, author of Blood Diamonds

“This excellent true-crime account lays out the heist in precise detail…Fans of caper books and movies will be in seventh heaven here… A must-read for true-crime fans.” – Booklist (starred review)

“Like a finely cut gem, this well-polished, multifaceted book sparkles.” – Publishers Weekly

“…an engrossing nonfiction thriller.” — Kirkus Reviews

Check out the Flawless trailer on our YouTube channel.

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Biography: Nelson Mandela

A Life in Photographs
Created by New York Times-bestselling Author/Editor David Elliot Cohen, Text by John D. Battersby

“….library collections … will benefit from this beautiful, oversize photo-biography, which includes, published in full, the South African leader’s six great historic speeches…Highly readable… also recent images in glowing color, including a final stunning portrait with an aerial view of Robben Island.” – Booklist (starred review)

Also by author David Elliot Cohen: OBAMA:The Historic Front Pages



Lark Spotlight: Absolutely A-Line

One Easy Pattern Equals Twenty-Six Adorable Dresses for Girls
by Wendi Gratz

“One dress for girls, 26 ways. And even if the sewing machine barrels over your fingers, or the zipper’s sewn inside out and upside down, seamstress Gratz, herself a relative newcomer to the craft, swears that the journey is painless—and productive…” – Booklist
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