Friday, January 1, 2010

Books I read in 2009....

From my LibraryThing discussion thread muddy21 -- books for 2009

1. Word Work: Surviving and Thriving as a Writer - Bruce Holland Rogers
2. Beard on Pasta - James Beard
3. Place-based Education: Connecting Classrooms & Communities by David Sobel
4. A Late Chrysanthemum 21 short stories from the Japanese, translated by Lane Dunlop
5. The Four Agreements: a practical guide to personal freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book)
6. Japanese Lessons : A year in a Japanese school through the eyes of an American anthropologist and her children by Gail R. Benjamin
7. Start with a Scan: a guide to transforming scanned photos and objects into high quality art
8. Exeter Historically Speaking, Barbara Rimkunas
9. Mainspring, Jay Lake
10. American Nerd: the Story of My People - Benjamin Nugent
11. Spiritual Evolution: a Scientific Defense of Faith - George Vaillant
12. Mr. Popper's Penguins - Richard and Florence Atwater
13. web 2.0: new tools, new schools - Gwen Solomon and Lynne Schrum
14. Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society - Donna Gollnick & Philip Chinn
15. Student Successes with Thinking Maps - David Hyerle (ed.)
16. Peeking through the keyhole: the evolution of North American homes - Avi Friedman & David Krawitz
17. blink: the power of thinking without thinking - Malcolm Gladwell
18. Superparenting for ADD: an innovative approach to raising your distracted child - Edward Hallowell & Peter Jensen
19. Number One Ladies Detective Agency - Alexander McCall Smith
20. Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
21. How the Brain Learns - David Sousa
22. Invitation to Vernacular Architecture: a guide to the study of ordinary buildings and landscapes - Thomas Carter and Elizabeth Collins Cromley
23. American Barns and Covered Bridges - Eric Sloane
24. Social Intelligence: the new science of human relationships - Daniel Goleman
25. Landscape in Sight: looking at America - John Brinckerhoff Jackson
26. With Heritage So Rich from the National Trust for Historic Preservation
27. New Hampshire: from farm to kitchen - Helen Brody
28. I and my chimney - Herman Melville
29. The Ten Minute Activist: Easy Ways to Take Back the Planet - The Mission Collective
30. Deer Camp : Last light in the Northeast Kingdom - John M. Miller
31. The best of the best: becoming elite at an American boarding school - Ruben A. Gaztambide-Fernandez
32. Saltwater Foodways: New Englanders and their food, at sea and ashore, in the nineteenth century - Sandra L. Oliver
33. Military Brats: legacies of childhood inside the fortress - Mary Edwards Wertsch
34. Beyond New England Thresholds - Samuel Chamberlain
35. Eating New England: A Food Lover's Guide to Eating Locally (from the traditional to the unexpected) - Juliette Rogers & Barbara Radcliffe Rogers
36. American House Styles: a concise guide - John Milnes Baker
37. Historic Preservation: an introduction to its history, principles, and practice - Norman Tyler
38. No Plot? No Problem: a low-stress, high-velocity guide to writing a novel in 30 days - Chris Baty
39. Good Fences: a pictorial history of New England's Stone Walls - William Hubbell
40. East Kingston 1738-1800 - East Kingston Bicentennial Committee
41. New Hampshire in the Civil War - Bruce D. Heald
42. The Land Has Many Lives: the natural history of the house on Quaker Hill - Allan Shope
43. Creating Great Web Graphics - Laurie McCanna
44. Lechuguilla: jewel of the underground
45. Hidden History of New Hampshire - D. Quincy Whitney
46. Hometown Diners - Robert O. Williams
47. The Overflowing Brain: Information Overload and the Limits of Working Memory - Torkel Klingberg
48. Test Better, Teach Better: the Instructional Role of Assessment - W. James Popham
49. Knowing What Students Know: the Science and Design of Instructional Assessment - Committee on the Foundations of Assessment, National Research Council
50. The Mismeasure of Man - Stephen Jay Gould
51. Reading the Forested Landscape: a Natural History of New England - Tom Wessels
52. Nearby History: Exploring the Past Around You - David Kyvig
53. On Doing Local History - Carol Kammen
54. A Painter's Paradise: Monhegan's Nineteenth-Century Artists - Emily Grey
55. Monhegan Island: Images of America - Margot Sullivan

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