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  • A Short History of the American Revolution

    Noted historian and author John Hyde Preston examines the Revolutionary War.

  • Bouki's Honey: Based on the Creole Folktales: "Compaire Bouki and Compaire Lapin"

    Come share in the rich, Creole Culture of Louisiana, cher! Learn (French Creole) and laugh -- with the humorous, Creole characters "Bouki and Lapin" "The Creole Folktales of Compaire Bouki and Compaire Lapin" have a rich and fascinating history, hundreds of years old. The tales originated from Senegal, Africa and according to the historical, Louisiana Creole Plantation 'Laura', they were first recorded in the United States - in Laura Plantation's 150-year-old cabins. Lapin's adventures ('Lapin' means "rabbit" in French) soon went on to become the popular American Tales known as 'Br'er (Brother) Rabbit' - only 'Compaire Bouki and Compaire Lapin' retain the original, unique French Creole 'flavor'. (In French folklore, 'compaire/compair' means brother.) In various Louisiana stories Bouki is pictured as a donkey, raccoon or wolf. You'll get to meet 'Bouki the donkey', in "Bouki's Honey." Bouki was a 'hyena' in the original African folktales. The name 'Bouki' is a 'wolof ' word - 'wolof ' being both the language and the people of Senegal, Africa - and is said to mean, "stupid hyena." Some even say 'Bouki' is a play on words meaning, "bookish" (something the character never is). It is believed that the Senegal slaves brought to Louisiana, actually told the African-based stories of 'Bouki and Lapin' as code, to illustrate victory over the conditions of slavery - with Lapin humorously outwitting plantation owner, 'Bouki'. Thus we have 'a bit of history and a lot of humor', with the colorful tales of 'Lapin' - the clever, trickster rabbit, and 'Bouki', the slow-witted donkey. Today, 'Compaire Bouki and Compaire Lapin' continue to be popular, French Creole folktales passed from generation to generation -- and enjoyed by ages one to 101. *Note: Coming in late 2007- Bouki and Lapin merchandise - t-shirts, coffee mugs and more at BoukiandLapin.com

  • 13 Nights of Halloween

    The 13 Nights of Halloween is a story that will have you and your children laughing out loud. As you turn the pages, more and more characters appear; find out what they are doing now. This Halloween bring new light to the things that go bump in the night. Beware kiddies! Hide your candy from the Goblins and look out for Witches flying above. This Halloween tale is one that all will love!

  • Common Sense: An Argument for Independence (Wildside Classics)

    "Common Sense" presented the American colonists with a powerful argument for independence from British rule at a time when the question of independence was still undecided. Paine wrote and reasoned in a style that common people understood; forgoing the philosophy and Latin references used by Enlightenment era writers, Paine structured "Common Sense" like a sermon and relied on Biblical references to make his case to the people. Historian Gordon S. Wood described "Common Sense" as, "the most incendiary and popular pamphlet of the entire revolutionary era."

  • 100 Year Patra (Panchang) Vol 1: Vedic Science - Astrological Calendar from 1930 - 2030

    AN UNFOLDING OF YOUR LIFE ACCORDING TO THE PLANETARY SYSTEM IN VEDIC ASTROLOGY THAT LOOKS AT YOUR LIFE FOR 100 YEARS OR LESS. THIS BOOK WILL TEACH YOU FROM BASIC LESSONS ON LIFE TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF ACHIEVING A GIFT OF SEEING THE FUTURE THRU THE EYES OF THE ANCIENT RISHIS AND SAGES WHO WORTE SUCH GREAT BOOKS AS THE BIBLE, THE TORAH, THE KABALA, THE RAMAYAN AND THE BHAGAWAT GEETA.The knowledge contained in this book will give you the ability to make you and your family safe from all the great obstacles of life such as poverty, separation, death and destruction. The knowledge presented in this book is so accurate you can even predict your date of death and sickness so that you can take steps to change them before they happen??.

  • Quantitative Models in Psychology

    With clear prose and a reader-friendly format, Robert E. McGrath introduces a conceptual framework for understanding the entire spectrum of quantitative modeling procedures used in psychology while providing a solid grounding in its methods and practices. The result is a comprehensive survey of quantitative methods and concepts in psychology that covers everything needed at the graduate level and beyond, including generalizing from samples to populations, using measurement instruments to generate quantitative scales, discovering alternatives to null hypothesis significance testing, and modeling real-world patterns and relationships.

    This book presents the most important and practically relevant quantitative models for the behavioral and social sciences and encourages psychologists and graduate students to think critically about the limitations of the methods currently in use.

  • I Didn't Know That

    "I Didn't Know That" details the surprising tale of two boys born on the same day. All kids love to hear the never-boring story about the day they were born and each child's tale is unique and special. "I Didn't Know That" shows just how many surprises becoming a parent can bring. Two boys are born on the same day - three years apart - the day after Independence Day. They grow up together celebrating their birthday and the Fourth of July, a special time every year. This birth-story tale includes beautiful illustrations depicting hot summers, lovely scenery and fireworks displays.

  • The Cricket on the Hearth: A Fairy Tale of Home

    "The Cricket on the Hearth. A Fairy Tale of Home" is a novella by Charles Dickens, written in 1845. It is the third of Dickens' five Christmas books, the others being "A Christmas Carol" (1843), "The Chimes" (1844), "The Battle of Life" (1846), and "The Haunted Man" (1847).

  • Talking About Food and the Environment

    - Vital nutritional and health information aimed at elementary and middle school students
    - An important resource in the fight against childhood obesity
    - Fun format with accessible charts, diagrams, callouts, and detailed captions
    - Selected cartoons provide a friendly format to the authoritative and reassuring authorial tone
    - Human health (such as pulse rate) is compared to other creatures in the animal kingdom

  • Learning to Plan and Be Organized: Executive Function Skills for Kids with AD/HD

    Subtitle in pre-publication: Enhancing executive function skills in kids with AD/HD.

  • Critiques of Sabir Ali: Message for a Black Son

    Critiques of Sabir Ali "message for a black son" is a book comprised of twenty-one letters that the author writes to his children where he discusses such topics as "life," "purpose," "love," "relationships," "racism," "segregation" and many other topics that are reflective of his experiences in America and the greater world. The author offers to his children and the reader a view of the world through his eyes, but to his children he gives them the benefit of his successes, as well as, his misfortunes as an example of "how to" and "how not to" maneuver through life. The "Critiques" are an example of a father's love and quest to prepare his children for the future in a world full of uncertainty. Explore the world through the eyes and the mind of the author of Critiques of Sabir Ali "message for a black son."

  • BMX Challenge

    A digital solution for your classroom with features created with teachers and students in mind: - Perpetual license - 24 hour, 7 days a week access - No limit to the number of students accessing one title at a time - Provides a School to Home connection wherever internet is available - Easy to use - Ability to turn audio on and off - Words highlighted to match audio Jason never turns down a dare, which has gotten him in trouble more than once. After he gives some classmates a hard time, they challenge him to a BMX competition. Jason can't say no. But BMX is way harder than he thought. If he can't learn to ride before the competition, this dare will be his last.

  • Culture Coaching: A playbook for coaching teams to greatness

    The difference between a cohesive team and an unruly team is not a question of natural talent but rather of the culture created by that team?s coach. And let?s not mince words here: when you put a group of people in the same situation at the same time under the same set of circumstances with the purpose of achieving some goal or set of goals, a culture will exist. The only question is whether you drive the formation of that culture or whether you allow the culture to simply happen.As a man who coached sports professionally for more than a decade and who has coached executives, leaders, managers, and individual contributors for 20 years, Ed Gash lays out a winning season for your team in CULTURE COACHING: A playbook for coaching teams to greatness..This book is designed to teach you how to coach not only players, but how to coach culture. It is divided into four major sections: Training Camp, The Preseason Scrimmage, The Regular Season, and The Postseason. By reading this book, you will become a better coach. You?ll be more able to motivate and prepare your team. Most importantly, you will learn how to create, teach and sustain a winning team culture. So grab your clipboard, put on your visor, and get that whistle in your mouth. It?s time to hit the sidelines and start coaching!

  • Meteor of Doom

    Evil genius LEX LUTHOR is out to capture a deep space probe, which has gathered a large KRYPTONITE meteor! But SUPERMAN has been kept busy protecting the city from a rash of crazy crimes. Can the super hero prevent LUTHOR from getting his hands on the deadly rock?

  • World Wrecker: An Annotated Bibliography of Edmond Hamilton

    Known as the "World Wrecker" for his galaxy-smashing space operas of the 1920s and '30s, Edmond Hamilton was born in 1904. His first story was published in Weird Tales in 1926, and for over forty years thereafter, he penned a series of intelligent, exciting, and highly readable science fiction stories for magazine and book publication. He died in 1977. His friend, Richard W. Gombert, has produced the definite guide to the master's work, covering his enormous output and numerous reprint editions in all languages and appearances. Reading through this labor of love is like examining a history of fantastic literature, because Edmond Hamilton was a key figure in the field from the beginning of the SF pulp magazines to the golden age of paperbacks. All students of Hamilton -- and all major academic library collections -- will want a copy of this guide. With an Original Introduction by the Late Jack Williamson.

  • Gussie the Christmas Goose and Other Stories

    This is THE BOOK to buy for that special someone this coming Christmas! FIVE adorable animal stories with a special message tucked inside each story. I encourage you to look into this product the very minute it hits the presses! Enjoyment is guaranteed by both the reader and the child.

  • Cold-Case Christianity: A Homicide Detective Investigates the Claims of the Gospels

    Written by an L. A. County homicide detective and former atheist, Cold-Case Christianity examines the claims of the New Testament using the skills and strategies of a hard-to-convince criminal investigator. Christianity could be defined as a "cold case" it makes a claim about an event from the distant past for which there is little forensic evidence. In Cold-Case Christianity, J. Warner Wallace uses his nationally recognized skills as a homicide detective to look at the evidence and eyewitnesses behind Christian beliefs. Including gripping stories from his career and the visual techniques he developed in the courtroom, Wallace uses illustration to examine the powerful evidence that validates the claims of Christianity. A unique apologetic that speaks to readers' intense interest in detective stories, Cold-Case Christianity inspires readers to have confidence in Christ as it prepares them to articulate the case for Christianity.

  • The Art of Caricature

    Mitchell Smith's classic 1941 work presents a series of lessons covering all aspects of the art of caricaturing. [Facsimile reprint]

  • Incredible Bees

    What do bees use to make honey? What kinds of jobs do different bees have in their hives? Readers will find the answers to these and many more questions. They will learn how bees buzz through the air, eat, and even lay their eggs. Detailed photographs show bees hard at work inside and outside the hive.

  • Sparing Our Friends: Spiritual Vegetarianism

    Sparing our Friends : Spiritual Vegetarianism is a compilation of quotes gathered from old spiritual scriptures and famous religious leaders . From Jesus to Mother Teresa, and from the Bible to the Essene Gospels, these wonderful quotes give the message of healthy eating to maintain a healthy, long living, youthful body. They also give a message of peace and love towards animals. There are studies by scientists that claim that the human body is designed to live at least 120 years. There are people in the bible who lived past 120 years of age. The author was inspired to look for some old and modern quotes on healthy eating and compiled this wonderful book. This is not a book of beliefs or a book to convince anyone of anything. It is just a compilation of quotes and stories on healthy eating and love for animals. Enjoy!

  • Just Snap Your Fingers and . . . Bingo You're Sober!: As Memory Serves Me

    In his book, "Just Snap Your Fingers and . . . Bingo You're Sober" author Maurice Murray provides recovering alcoholics with an extensive guide to overcoming alcoholism by tapping into their thought processes and spirituality. His workbook is arranged in five chapters: Recovery Your Way (how alcohol works on the mind, accepting responsibility, and understanding the meaning of love as it applies to objects, people, and God) God Fixes Cracked Pots (relationships between the thought process and attitude) The Chair's Fixed, Relax and Sit in It (self-realization, self awareness, one's personal relationship with God) Swat That Bee on Your Recovery Doorknob (how feelings are connected to our thought processes and behavior, learning to listen, feel, and visualize to achieve a new emotional balance) and Bingo You're Sober (self hypnosis as a tool for instilling spiritual and mental recovery skills) The book is peppered with spiritual and philosophical anecdotes intended to provide positive reinforcement and hope. Murray draws on a lifetime of experience to present relevant stories in the form of thoughtful and sometimes comical anecdotes meant to inspire recovering alcoholics to stay on the healing path. The main message of the book is that alcoholism is a disease that can be defeated. Part of recovery entails understanding how your thought processes work, changing them, and recognizing the power spirituality plays in the recovery process. One essential message Murray imparts: Your life isn't hopeless. It is your negative thoughts that have led you to believe it is hopeless. As Murray states, "Recovery requires conscious and continuous positive actions" Written from a heartfelt struggle with alcoholism, Murray candidly shares his wisdom on recovering from the disease. I highly recommend Bingo You're Sober to those seeking clarity, the resolve to recover, and finding peace during a difficult period of one's life. Tr

  • Ghosts

    Readers will learn about the supernatural world of ghosts, deciding if the noise in the dead of night is the house settling, or something more. They will discover the realm that ghosts may haunt and learn about the people who search for ghosts for a living.

  • The Mingling of Souls: God's Design for Love, Marriage, Sex & Redemption

    The Song of Solomon offers strikingly candid--and timeless--insights on romance, dating, marriage, and sex. We need it. Because emotions rise and fall with a single glance, touch, kiss, or word. And we are inundated with songs, movies, and advice that contradicts God's design for love and intimacy.

    Matt Chandler helps navigate these issues for both singles and marrieds by revealing the process Solomon himself followed: Attraction, Courtship, Marriage ... even Arguing. The Mingling of Souls will forever change how you view and approach love.

  • How Does a High-Speed Train Work?

    - Extremely detailed diagrams with labeling that explains each part's function
    - "Fast Facts" and "Fun Fact" boxes offer additional information on the machine
    - "That's amazing!" boxes present astounding facts
    - "Try for Yourself" problem-solving sidebars
    - Incredible cutaways provide unique perspectives into the inner workings of each device

  • Crime Fighting: The Impact of Science and Technology

    Science and technology have transformed criminal investigation techniques. Computers allow police instant access to vast amounts of information. DNA profiling can identify criminals and victims from the tiniest scrap of evidence. This book examines advances in forensic science and crime fighting. This book goes beyond the science to explore the pros and cons of each new development, and examines the ways modern crime fighting has changed our society and the world.

  • Something Very Sad Happened: A Toddler’s Guide to Understanding Death

    When a loved one dies, it can be hard to know how to explain it to a young child, particularly if you are grieving the loss yourself.

    Something Very Sad Happened is intended to be read to two- and three-year-old children to help them understand death and process the loss of a loved one. Written at a developmental level that is appropriate for two- and three-year-olds, the story explains death; lets children know that it is okay to feel sad; and reassures children that they can still love the person who died, and the person who died will always love them.

    Since the two- to three-year-old child cannot read, this story is intended to be personalized; certain words are color-coded in red to cue to you to substitute with the appropriate names and pronouns for the person who died.

    Includes an extensive Note to Parents and Caregivers with more information about talking to children about death, guidelines for answering a child's questions, advice for attending funerals and visiting cemeteries, and ideas for commemorating the loved one.

  • Rancho La Brea: A Record of Pleistocene Life in California, Third Ed.

    Chester Stock (1892-1950) was professor of paleontology at the California Institute of Technology and was involved in the excavation of the Rancho La Brea tar pits in Los Angeles.

  • Focus: A Simplicity Manifesto in the Age of Distraction

    The author writes, "At the heart of this simple book lies the key to many of the struggles we face these days, from being productive and achieving our goals, to getting healthy and fit in the face of fast food and inactivity, to finding simplicity and peace amidst chaos and confusion. That key is itself simple: focus. Our ability to focus will allow us to create in ways that perhaps we haven't in years. It'll allow us to slow down and find peace of mind. It'll allow us to simplify and focus on less-on the essential things, the things that matter most.

  • The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln

    The collected letters, speeches, etc. written by Abraham Lincoln.

  • The Reluctant Spy

    When Timmy spies a rat under his bed, he knows he has to get rid of it before Grandma finds out. But when Grandma enters his room, she introduces her little pet by its name, "Hildegarde." The rat is being trained to spy on a mad scientist neighbor whom Grandma suspects of causing a local earthquake. But when Hildegarde is trapped, it's Timmy who goes to the rescue. He has to become a Reluctant Spy himself! This juvenile novel employs real spy techniques, real animal training techniques, and real science to create an intriguing mystery with family values.

  • Defying Gravity and other Short Stories from a Long Career in Advertising

    DEFYING GRAVITY is a witty, insightful, and sometimes cynical peek behind the scenes of one of the world's most influential businesses - Advertising. David Random takes readers on a tour of this wacky world as seen through the eyes of someone who spent decades in the business.David's remarkable story-telling ability and keen eye for detail bring to life this humorous and informative collection of short stories.Whether you've ever or never worked in advertising, you'll be hooked once you begin reading about a $600 roll of toilet paper, Twinkies and condoms, truth in advertising, a diet product called "Ayds," and why his award-winning TV commercial was banned in Boston.

  • Sea Stars / Estrellas de mar

    A sea star is one of the most durable creatures in the world. Through the use of accessible text presented in both English and standard Latin-American Spanish, readers take an exciting look at the wet world these curious creatures call home. A picture glossary helps beginning readers strengthen their vocabulary skills, and vibrant, full-color photographs shows how these stunning animals survive under the waves.

  • Miscellanous Sketches: Nelly Bly Undercover

    Nelly Bly goes undercover at an employment agency and at a box manufacturing company, helping to expose poor, exploited women near the turn of the 20th century.

  • The Pattern the Tabernacle the Christ

    When God gave us the Holy Scriptures He concealed beneath the surface a vast wealth of spiritual truths for His people. In the tabernacle, it's furniture, and its service, God has hidden an inexhaustible mine of precious spiritual truths. For years many of us have passed over this hidden wealth, unconscious of its existence. But all the time it has been there awaiting our discovery.Elder Jones has listed the significance of 17 Bible numbers and gives us the meanings of the materials of the tabernacle, such as gold, silver, brass, blue, purple, scarlet, fine linen, shittim wood, oil, salt, leaven and much more. Learn about the furniture of the tabernacle - the ark, the golden cherubim above the mercy seat, the table of shewbread, the candlestick, the altar of incense, and the duties of the priests.As we attempt to walk in the midst of the truths of this ancient sanctuary may the Spirit of our God open our eyes and hearts to see Christ revealed therein. May we behold His divine perfection, His glorious attributes, His divine love, and the all-sufficiency of His matchless grace.From the author of:That Ye May Marvel or The Significance of Bible NumbersandA Verse by Verse Commentary on Revelation.*******"It was therefore necessary that the patterns of things in the heavens should be purified with these; but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these. For Christ is not entered into the holy places made with hands, which are the figures of the true; but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us..." (Hebrews 9:23-24).

  • Airship Progress and Airship Problems

    Fans of dirigibles are in for a treat, with the republication of this rare 1929 document from the Journal of the American Society of Naval Engineers. "Airship Progress" provides updates on the two airships (ZRS-4 and ZRS-5) ordered by the Navy. Includes physical specs, photographs, tables, and charts.

  • Creepy Egyptian Mummies: You Wouldn't Want to Meet!

    You walk deeper into the dark tomb, smelling the musty air and holding your lantern with a trembling hand. What's that up in front of you, inside that dusty coffin? Its a mummy! Thrill your readers with all the fascinatingand gruesomemummification rituals used in ancient Egypt. Readers will learn about the top 10 creepiest Egyptian mummies. Theyll read about the first mummy ever discovered, whether Tutankhamuns curse is real, and which mummy was discovered with its face frozen in a horrifying scream.

  • The Korean War: A View from the Rear

    Grant Cole, like thousands of other young Americans, was drafted into the U. S. Army early in the Korean War. Grant grew up during the 1930s and 1940s in Los Angeles, California. After school, he entered the machinist trade. Because of this experience, the Army assigned him to the Ordnance Corps. In Korea, he was placed in a maintenance unit in Seoul and remained there for the remainder of his active duty. His view of the war there was very different from one on the front lines. Grant learned that the face of war is always an ugly one.

  • Beaten into Violence: Anger, Masculinities, Alcohol, Narcotics

    This book explores the emotional worlds of white working class men and why they self medicate using heroin, alcohol, crack and amphetamines. It drawn on the therapeutic work that the author undertook in Deptford South East London over a fifteen year period and highlights how familial, institutional, cultural and historical violence has shaped white working class masculinities in terms of love and violence. The book transcends current research paradigms drawing on relational theory to move beyond the 'front' presented in current social research to look at what emotions have been masked and kept secret. The book then highlights the failure of current stratgies to engage with the defined problem by taking the presenting masculine 'front' as an issue to be resolved through discipline The research draws on Alice Miller, Gitta Sereny, Klaus Thewelait, Jim Gilligan, Deleuze and Guattari to open up new ways of conceptualising violence and addiction relevant to social science researchers, criminologists, psychologists, gender studies as well as the general public.

  • Being Me: A Kid's Guide to Boosting Confidence and Self-esteem

    A Kids Guide to Boosting SelfConfidence and SelfEsteem. Tools kids need to explore their strengths and be confident in school with friends and importantly, with themselves.

  • Cypriot Barbecue Delights and Side Dishes

    The taste of culture is perhaps what shapes our society today with ethnic food continuously tingling our taste buds, but how well do you really know Mediterranean food? Does it stop with the occasional visit to a restaurant in order to try something new? Yes, I thought so... and with the help of my book you can bring these restaurant visits to your fingertips, making your kitchen the ultimate chefs playground whilst discovering the Turkish Cypriot taste. Are you always making that typical barbecue food in order to play it safe? I say that being adventurous and creative is the new playing it safe and with Cypriot barbecue delights and side dishes you can also experience a slice of the Mediterranean.

  • Musk Oxen

    Readers will explore a truly unusual animalthe musk ox. These horned plant eaters roam the Arctic tundra looking for food. Musk oxen have horns and a special group formation to protect themselves and their young. Interesting adaptations, including hoofs that help them dig into frozen solid ground, are shared through a fun narrative and additional fast fact boxes.

  • Strictly Come Barking: Life Among the Dog People of Paddington Rec

    The society in which we were now to take our place is a unique one, an ever-changing kaleidoscope of dogs and their owners. The dogs represent most of the popular breeds and many of the mutt-like mixtures - and so do their accompanying humans, who come from diverse nationalities and from many walks of life: professionals and job seekers, young and old, family members and loners. They are united in their love of dogs, and on the central green of the park, on its walkways and at the cafe where they gather after exercising their animals, they often let this affection for dogs carry them into friendships that transcend park life and involve many of them in additional social activities. The society in which we were now to take our place is a unique one, an ever-changing kaleidoscope of dogs and their owners. The dogs represent most of the popular breeds and many of the mutt-like mixtures - and so do their accompanying humans, who come from diverse nationalities and from many walks of life: professionals and job seekers, young and old, family members and loners. They are united in their love of dogs, and on the central green of the park, on its walkways and at the cafe where they gather after exercising their animals, they often let this affection for dogs carry them into friendships that transcend park life and involve many of them in additional social activities."

  • The Holy Piby

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • Marine Minibeasts

    - Excellent nature photography
    - Detailed captions reinforce key vocabulary
    - Content supports elementary science curriculum
    - Latest environmental impacts on habitats are covered
    - Age-appropriate anatomical investigations
    - High-interest animal subject matter to entice reluctant readers

  • The Condition of the Working-Class in England in 1844: with a Preface written in 1892

    Translated by Florence Kelley Wischnewetzky

  • Pow-Wows, or Long Lost Friend: A Collection of Mysterious and Invaluable Arts and Remedies, for Man as Well as Animals

    John George Hohman -- a Pennsylvania Dutch healer -- compiled and published this book of folk cures in 1820. It contains native remedies; healing spells and prayers; and protective charms, wards, and benedictions. Of historical interest for its depiction of early 19th century American popular magic and ritual, it remains a fascinating look at folk medicine and superstition.

  • Vision to Fulfillment: The Non-Profit Developer's Training Manual

    This book addresses the complex and multifaceted issues related to implementing Economic Development projects and revitalization projects in underserved and distressed communities in urban settings as well as in Secondary and Rural Markets. Understanding that economic development is crucial to the vitality of every community, this publication provides case studies across the Southeast where challenging development projects were successfully completed through cooperative partnerships between local units of government, residents, retailers, and the housing industry. Vision To Fulfillment is an educational tool that outlines a suggested formula as a sound approach to economic development efforts and serves as a guide for development projects. This publication includes a Model Operating and Procedures Manual for non profit development corporations and Public Private Partnerships. It also contains a glossary of finance, development, and real estate terms.

  • Sketch of the Mythology of the North American Indians

    Sketch of the Mythology of the North American Indians: First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1879-80, by J.W. Powell, Director, Smithsonian Institution Bureau of Ethnography.

  • Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry Volume 1

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • News of the Black Feast and Other Random Reviews

    This new collection gathers together 45 of Stableford's best critical reviews on works of science fiction, fantasy, horror, decadent literature, and nonfiction books about these topics. His comments are witty, intelligent, and full of insight. Complete with comprehensive index.

  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association: The Official Guide to Apa Style

    The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition is the official source for APA Style. With millions of copies sold worldwide in multiple languages, it is the style manual of choice for writers, researchers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, nursing, communications, education, business, engineering, and other fields.

    Known for its authoritative, easy-to-use reference and citation system, the Publication Manual also offers guidance on choosing the headings, tables, figures, language, and tone that will result in powerful, concise, and elegant scholarly communication. It guides users through the scholarly writing process from the ethics of authorship to reporting research through publication. The seventh edition is an indispensable resource for students and professionals to achieve excellence in writing and make an impact with their work.

    The seventh edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect best practices in scholarly writing and publishing.

    • All formats are in full color, with a new tabbed spiral version
    • Improved ease of navigation, with many additional numbered sections to help users quickly locate answers to their questions
    • Resources for students on writing and formatting annotated bibliographies, response papers, and other paper types as well as guidelines on citing course materials
    • Dedicated chapter for new users of APA Style covering paper elements and format, including sample papers for both professional authors and student writers
    • New chapter on journal article reporting standards that includes updates to reporting standards for quantitative research and the first-ever qualitative and mixed methods reporting standards in APA Style
    • New chapter on bias-free language guidelines for writing about people with respect and inclusivity in areas including age, disability, gender, participation in research, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and intersectionality
    • More than 100 new reference examples covering periodicals, books, audiovisual media, social media, webpages and websites, and legal resources
    • More than 40 new sample tables and figures
    • Expanded guidance on ethical writing and publishing practices, including how to ensure the appropriate level of citation, avoid plagiarism and self-plagiarism, and navigate the publication process
    • Guidelines that support accessibility for all users, including simplified reference, in-text citation, and heading formats as well as additional font options

  • Ocular Drugs Handbook: An Easy Reference Guide to Eye Medications

    author: Kofi Oteng Gyang The Ocular Drug handbook provides a quick, concise and easy reference guide to ophthalmic drugs used in the world of today. This book classifies all ophthamic drugs into their different categories of usage: anti-

  • A Rebel Among Redcoats

    Maggie Tinsdale dreams of one day running her family's plantation in South Carolina, but her dreams must be set aside now that the Revolutionary War has turned her world upside down. After her patriot father is taken prisoner by the British, Maggie is sent to live with her aunt, a loyalist in Charlestown. Maggie is desperate to help the American cause, but what can she do as a young rebel living among redcoats? Filled with action and drama, this historical novel shows how dare and determination were at the heart of the patriots' fight, leading them to victory.

  • The Songs of Stones River

    This historical novel tells the story of two boys living in the South during the tragic days of the Civil War. James is a proud Southerner who feels responsible for providing for his newly widowed mother and his younger sister. Eli is the lone outdoor slave of a bitter man who sold off Eli's mother two years earlier. When circumstances force them to work side by side, each boy's eyes are opened to new ways of thinking, leading to an exciting conclusion. Filled with thoughtful prose and historical references, The Songs of Stone River brings the Civil War era to life.

  • Letters to Jenna Bug from Pappy

    These sketches were designed so a young child could read then and know how special and important she is.

  • Dinosaur's First Words

    For early learners, the transition between hearing words read to them and reading on their own is one of the most exciting learning experiences. Through bright, fun illustrations of dinosaurs interacting with basic items such as a ball, a bat, a cat, and a dog, the most introductory words are brought to the forefront. Clear labels guide learners to read what they see, laying an important basic foundation for future reading fluency. A final page summarizes each featured word and an accompanying illustration, reinforcing the learning experience.

  • Rebirthing Breathwork: Creating an Independent Adult

    A technique for the daring, the desperate and the curious.Have you ever wondered how you can change the programming that makes you think, feel and act the way you do?This breathing technique is self-governing and self-limiting but to begin with it is not DIY: you need support to face the changes and challenges until you are confident to go it alone. It is not for the faint-hearted, but it?s amazing how desperation can make you brave! The joy of becoming who you really would like to be is hard to describe. To be able to live and love freely is worth working for. Once you have mastered the circular breathing and the idea that we all create our own reality, you can reinvent your life keeping these new thoughts in mind.The second part of the book describes the experiences during our upbringing that made us feel the way that we do. This helps us to understand how we got to be like this. Once this is understood, we can treat ourselves more humanely and treat our children in a more helpful way. One of the experiences many of us faced is inadequate emotional safety. We had parents who were not able for whatever reason to provide their children with suitable acceptance and kindness to develop into confident individuals.The book describes how to confront the issues that defeated us the first time around so that we can choose a different way to live now as adults.

  • The Seeker: The Power Of Thought

    The Seeker is a book that will take you from the unknown to the light of self understanding, and the needed reality of setting goals and then making them happen. Here you will find hours of meditation accumulated over many different periods of time. The Seeker is a book that challenges the mind of the reader; it is the challenger of what you call truth. Open your heart and mind to the visions from within. The Seeker is a book of poetic reasoning to help each person enjoy and see the beauty from within.

  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 121

    Archeological Remains in the Whitewater District, Eastern Arizona, Part 1, House Types, by Frank H. H. Roberts, Jr., 1939.

  • The Nu Collitch Dickshunary

    The Nu Collitch Dickshunary is a humorous collection of words that appeared on essays written over a 20-year period by college students in the author's class on Contemporary Social Problems. The purpose of the essays, which were meant to be an exercise in critical thinking, was to give the students an opportunity to comment on particular problems as they were discussed in the reading assignments, lectures or in film/video presentations. The essays not only illustrate the ingenuity and creativity of today's young people in finding the right words to fit a particular situation, but they also reveal a high degree of originality in their spelling practices. In order to preserve some of these "gems" for posterity the author noted them on 3x5 cards, and over the years compiled a fairly extensive collection (or collation as one of his students might write); and in this small volume he has brought them together for your edification and possible amusement.

  • Mapping My Day

    Flora loves drawing, especially drawing maps! Follow Flora and her zany family as she takes us through her day with a series of vibrant and interactive maps.

    In our current GPS-ruled world, map-reading is something of a dying art. But learning to read, understand, and draw maps is a fun and active way for children to develop spatial thinking skills-- how we think about and understand the world around us and use concepts of space for problem solving. Early exposure to maps concepts can help foster this type of cognitive development in children and boost their math and science learning as they progress through school.

    Each hand-drawn, kid-friendly map highlights key map concepts in the context of a story or puzzle. Figure out which route to school is the fastest, how to find Flora's buried treasure, and even how to complete a dog agility course!

    Includes a Note to Parents, Caregivers, and Professionals with more information about maps and spatial concepts, as well as questions, games, and activities designed to encourage children to map their own days!

    From the Note to Parents, Caregivers, and Professionals:

    For readers of all ages, the three goals of this book are to:

    1) show readers that maps can convey many types of information. Maps can tell all sorts of stories, sometimes more easily than with words.

    2) inspire kids to draw their own maps and diagrams. Drawing spatial relationships is an excellent way to develop this spatial skill, and understanding spatial relationships is important for many aspects of life, including math and science learning.

    3) introduce basic map concepts and vocabulary, and demonstrate why they are important. Each map in the story highlights just one or two map concepts at a time (compass rose, scale bar, legend, etc.), which are necessary for understanding that particular map.

  • Raging Against Time

    The author has written of his practice as a young doctor in a remote area of the Canadian prairies. He takes the reader briefly through his childhood years from 1939 as a wartime evacuee to his entry into medical college. There follows an outline of his medical education in Yorkshire's industrial city of Sheffield, followed by medical training and work in England and then in Baltimore Maryland.His single handed practice in Canada covered an immense land area where he was the only doctor, whose closest colleagues were many miles distant and where an air ambulance service was used, when weather and time permitted, to transfer seriously sick patients to specialist hospitals.On his return to the UK overcoming many unanticipated difficulties, he describes how he finds a home for his young family and gives a brief r?sum? of some of his experiences during those early years.

  • From Canal Boy to President: Or the Boyhood and Manhood of James A. Garfield

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • Over the Coals: Fish and Shellfish

    This 1975 cookbook from the National Fishery Education Center in Chicago and the U.S. Dept. of Commerce offers recipes on a wide range of fresh water and salt water fish, as well as oysters, lobster, crab, scallops and more.

  • Beastly Basketball

    Joe knows kung fu. In fact, he loves it more than anything. Every single evening, Joe walks to his neighborhood kung fu studio to practice for hours on end... until the day he arrives to find his studio is closed--permanently. Unperturbed, Joe decides to pursue his second-favorite activity--basketball. He joins his school's team only to find that the players are disorganized, timid, and lacking in discipline! So, Joe uses his experience in martial arts to bring out the best--or beast!--in his teammates by assigning each player a particular style of kung fu that suits their personalities. Will their newfound skills lead to flawless victory, or will they continue to get beaten to the punch?

  • Moving Beyond Prejudice Reduction: Pathways to Positive Intergroup Relations

    This edited volume moves beyond social psychology's traditional focus on prejudice reduction, to explore novel approaches to improving relations and fostering empathy between members of socially dominant "ingroups" and oppressed/victimized "outgroups."

    The contributors to this volume explore these issues across three theoretical and conceptual dimensions: reconceptualizing how we think about intergroup attitudes, examining motivations and expectations across group boundaries, and promoting closeness and inclusion in cross-group relationships. The book's final grouping of chapters applies these concepts to forgiveness, reparation, and reconciliation among different ethnopolitical groups in postconflict societies.

  • Lost in the Sauce

    Sauces; it makes the dish complete. These sauces are from around the world and into this book. The world is now at the table.

  • History of Lehigh Valley Transit Company Railway Operations

    The Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society compiled this 1966 History of the Lehigh Valley Transit Company, beginning with the horse-drawn cars in 1868 Allentown.

  • The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics: A Practical Handbook for the Dyer and Student


  • Selling Fashion: The Digital Photographer Peers into the Shop Window

    I was in Lille, France, with my wife, Liz, just after the Millennium, and saw an attractive window of a store selling wedding outfits. I saw that Liz's head and shoulders fitted neatly into the window, and photographed the composition. That image is not in this book, but that occasion stirred my imagination to notice windows in shopping-streets, and particularly the ones in which human life was reflected - namely those involved in fashion, peopled with display models. In 2004, I paid a visit to The London Eye, also with Liz, and, having taken a number of shots on that wet February morning, went home to discover how the use of filters in Photoshop can add excitement and interest to images which otherwise might be totally without merit. Some of the results of that venture are due to appear in a later volume, 'Painting with a Camera'. The use of filters is employed in the images in this book. Later in 2004, I visited my local city of Brighton, and spent a morning, exploring the Western Road shopping area, and had my first big haul of Fashion images. I had also been thrown out of Marks and Spencer for attempting to pursue my quarry off the street into the inner sanctum. Since that first morning, until 2007, in whatever city or town I found myself, I would have an eye open to capture the images available from brightly-designed windows. My favourite photography is that of wildlife, so the project may be quite complete, but I throroughly enjoyed the hunt during the four years when it was on.

  • There's No Crying in Baseball

    Tyler can't wait to play baseball against the teachers at Victory. It is a big event to celebrate school spirit. But before game day arrives, Tyler sprains his ankle. Since he can't play, Tyler wants to skip the game altogether. Will he learn that there's no crying in baseball? This early chapter book is perfect for any young sports fan!

  • Wildebeests

    Despite their scary-sounding name, wildebeests are actually just interested in benignly chomping on grass! Sometimes called gnus, these African animals live in herds. They learn to run with the herd just minutes after being born and travel hundreds of miles each year to find food and water during hot, dry periods. Readers will take a look at the wild life of a wildebeest in its native habitat.

  • Ethical Dilemmas in Fertility Counseling

    Ethical Dilemmas in Fertility Counseling addresses the many quandaries encountered by mental health professionals who practice in the field of reproductive medicine. This book sets the standard for psychologists who work with donors and recipients of gametes and embryos, gestational surrogates, intended parents, and children conceived through assisted reproduction.

  • Shake the Dust - and Move on

    Shake the Dust and Move on is a positive, inspiring book that reminds the reader that setbacks, failures, and misfortunes are a part of life, but they do not have to dominate a person's life. While there are numerous "Stick to it and Succeed" themes in print, this book is about the power of letting go. It recognizes that yielding can be as forceful as resisting and that letting go of negative emotions and situations frees individuals to use their energy and talent in creative, productive ways.The author calls upon her own experience as a counselor, wife, and mother of three adult children. She reveals how she has personally shaken the dust from some tough situations and moved on. There are also inspiring quotes and examples from the lives of famous people who have overcome many obstacles. The book examines some of life's most challenging issues and encourages readers to lead overcoming lives themselves.This book is based on scripture and provides biblical models to support its theme. It is a concise, easy to read book packed with life-changing opportunities for readers to make their own personal applications. In addition, the author uses her skills as a teacher to provide stimulating questions for further thought and discussion at the end of each chapter--making this an excellent book for personal or small group study.

  • The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion Volume I

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • A Kangaroo Mob

    Readers discover engaging, fun, and fascinating facts about kangaroos.

  • Sliced Bread: ... the History & Humor of Route Sales

    Sliced Bread is a collection of humorous, entertaining and educational stories gleaned from years of experience in wholesale and retail, commercial bread sales. Here is a glimpse of how things were and how the industry evolved over time. Sliced Bread provides the reader with a bit of history that has been taken for granted. How does bread get from the bakery to the rack in your favorite market? Is one brand really better than another? Meet a special breed of men who were willing to start their work day at 4:00 AM and return home after dark- six days each week. Join in their antics and pranks and gain an understanding of their motivations. L.W. Martin is a charismatic storyteller who lived these stories. In this book he has opened a window to views you have never seen before... unless you were a "bread man."

  • Where Does the Bathwater Go?

    Running water is something many people take for granted. Readers will learn where our clean water comes from, where the bathwater goes, and more with the help of this valuable resource. Colorful photographs and clarifying diagrams take readers where they never thought theyd ever godown the drain and beneath the neighborhood.

  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

    The Publication Manual is the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators. Although it is specifically designed to help writers in the behavioral sciences and social sciences, anyone who writes non-fiction prose can benefit from its guidance. The newly-revised Sixth Edition has not only been rewritten. It has also been thoroughly rethought and reorganised, making it the most user-friendly Publication Manual the APA has ever produced. You will be able to find answers to your questions faster than ever before. When you need advice on how to present information, including text, data, and graphics, for publication in any type of format--such as college and university papers, professional journals, presentations for colleagues, and online publication--you will find the advice you're looking for in the Publication Manual.

  • Gurujei: Prem Yog and Meditation-The book to finding peace within yourself

    Gurujei is a book about Karma and the discovery of the Soul. People fail to realize that the human body contains a spec of light that originates form God or the Universal Soul. As human beings living in this modern world, we are faced with countless worldly challenges and issues, many of which have no solutions. Many times we fail to realize that we have a soul and that our soul needs sustenance too. After traveling to more than twenty countries and attending various meditative schools as well as having meetings with highly advanced spiritual teachers, the concept of this book was developed. Gurujei basically means is a learned teacher or Zafar Mithavayani who has developed a work book through his eleven years of meditation experience. This book allows one to self examine his or her soul through the utilization of various mantras, reciting these mantras on rosary beads, using breathing techniques as well as concentrating or meditating in a dark room in order to connect with the universal soul. Gurujei utilizes Mantras from the Sufi Tradition of Jalaluddin Rumi. In addition, this book refers to Mantras from Hinduism, Buddhism, and Western Religions like Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Gurujei is about the continuity and the progress of the soul through time and its connection with God or the Universal Soul. This book also allows one to understand the birth of the soul and where one is headed in ones spiritual voyage. Once this spiritual union is attained, one can succeed in this world without living with an ego, anger, lust, hate, or being stingy, thus leading a life of truth, patience, purity, humility, and peace.

  • Weep, Grey Bird, Weep: The Paraguayan War 1864-1870

    Weep, Grey Bird, Weep is the story of the most extraordinary love story of the 19th century, set against the background of the most disastrous war ever fought. The war saw the tiny republic of Paraguay fighting against the combined forces of Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay. By the time the war ended, in March 1870, Paraguay's population had been reduced by more than half, and 80 per cent of the male population had been killed. Paraguay's leader in this war was Francisco Solano Lopez and by his side was his devoted lover, a girl from Ireland called Eliza Lynch. He was killed on the last day of the war and she buried him and their eldest son, who died trying to protect her, with her bare hands.

  • Soccer Longshot

    Matty is the team captain of the local soccer club, the Strikers. His team is talented, but Matty can't help but feel that something's missing. He hasn't improved in a while, and wonders if he needs to switch things up in order to keep improving. So, he decides to head out to the local park to kick it with some of the street ball kids. Matty figures he'll run right through the disorganized teens. Instead, he gets a swift kick in the pants!

  • Zen Habits Handbook for Life

    The Zen Habits Handbook for Life is a compilation of Leo Babauta's best articles on living from a Zen Habits perspective. What will this book teach you to do? Basically the same things that Zen Habits aims for overall: how to simplify your life, how to live a happier life, how to be more productive with less stress, how to achieve your dreams. The book includes chapters on decluttering, single-tasking, eliminating nonessentials, planning your day, clearing your inbox, getting motivated, cultivating compassion, boosting self-confidence, living consciously, and much more! Think of it as a little handbook for a better life.

  • Congress in Action: How a Bill Becomes a Law

    The story of how Congress works to enact new laws.

  • Cranes

    Cranes can be seen hard at work in big cities every day. There are many different sizes and types of cranes that are each tailored for a specific, and very important, job. With the help of easy-to-follow text, beginning readers learn about the many different kinds of cranesfrom ones that stand tall to ones that can fly. Detailed pictures show these various cranes on the job in a way that makes learning about machines fascinating and fun.

  • Dishonored Glory: Colonel Bo's Vietnam War Journal

    This book is taken largely from the author's War Journal ... a daily record of his adventures in the Vietnam War. The book is five central stories making up Colonel Bo's three years fighting in Vietnam. Every veteran has a Vietnam story. This is his.

  • A Slip of the Lip: Words of Wisdom from African American Grandparents

    This is a book that contains words of wisdom, more specifically- "sayings", handed down by African American grandparents, great-grandparents, and even great-great-grandparents. It is to be enjoyed by all ethnic groups because for generations grandparents, great-grandparents, and those adopted as grandparents played important roles in the lives of countless grandchildren. For this book , the term grandparents will be used for great-grandparents, great-great-grandparents and others we have adopted as our grandparents.. Many of us remember the hours, days, months, and often years in the presence of grandparents who seemed to have all the answers to life and living. If you or someone you know had such an experience, you would probably remember or be told of the warnings or encouragement given by those affectionately called (just to name a few) , Grandmother, Grandfather, Big Mama, Big Daddy, Granddaddy, Paw Paw, Gramma, Grampa, or Ma'Dea. They were wise and earnestly attempted to guide us in making the best decisions for our lives. There were times when we listened and times when the words went right over our heads but somehow, when we came of age, we understood, repeated, and more often than not, followed their advice. Some "sayings" in this book will be familiar and bring back memories. Others will be unfamiliar. Today, some may appear to be negative. That shouldn't stop you from enjoying each chapter and at the end of the last chapter please add your own words of wisdom.

  • Whispers of the Goddess

    In Whispers of the Goddess, Carole Anzolletti has compiled an amazing account of how the Divine whispers among the plainest parts of our lives. Interested in everything that is born and reborn, unattached, unique, and provoking, she will darken as well as illuminate you with the views and thoughts contained in her poetry and prose. Inspired to reinvent herself and forge a way that worked for her, Whispers of the Goddess became the scaffold she needed to build to continue on her creative writing path. "There are soft, subtle voices that ask us to listen for our own messages and sift through our own feelings and beliefs to see what it is we are faithful to and grateful for. We can cultivate, through writing, this communication with the whole universe in a sacred and centered way. The words will come to save you, to help you!" Whispers of the Goddess reveals thoughts sculpted by the love of so much in and of this universe. Carole shares an interesting view of the world around her, spiritually, emotionally, and genuinely. Her work has been described as inspiring, deep and raw with truth. "The muse is always there, waiting to be heard, a voice so silent with power. The words that come through will be universally understood. Inspiration walks hand in hand with the animated leaf that scurries alongside us. The peculiar feeling of sadness on the spray of the sea. The way the full moon lights up the face of the ocean, reminding us how very small we really are. We want to do what we love without the fear of being judged. Everything springs forward from there."

  • Gothic Grotesques: Essays on Fantastic Literature

    Ten essays on horror fiction, Gothic rock music, science fiction, and fantasy, by a master critic and fiction writer. Complete with index.

  • The Essentials of Chemical Dependency: Toward a Unified Theory of Addiction

    Why do people get addicted to alcohol, cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana, prescription medications, and other drugs? The McAuliffes give a simple, yet profound, answer - LOVE. They define chemical dependency as "a committed pathological love relationship of a person to a mood-altering chemical substance, a psychoactive drug, in expectation of a rewarding experience." "The McAuliffe's book reflects the results of lives dedicated to the pursuit of a comprehensive understanding of addiction and recovery of the whole person. The brilliance of The Essentials lies in its ability to incorporate multiple theoretical and technical disciplines while unifying these various perspectives by adding clarity and focus. It is a foundational book for every practitioner and educator in this field." Scot Adams, Ph.D.Director of Services, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services "The Essentials of Chemical Dependency provided the first truly holistic approach to chemical dependency. Whether our clients are chemically dependent, cognitively impaired, or suffer from co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders, the McAuliffes' definitions and conceptual framework are understandable, real, and life changing. Their work instills confident hope for recovery." Jean Sassatelli, RN, MASenior Director for Behavioral Health, Catholic Charities of Omaha "I am forever grateful for the in-depth, solid treatment I received from Bob and Mary, two of the best pioneers in the CD field. The Essentials has had a profound effect on my life and my professional work." Patricia Savage, BSN, RN, MA, LCDCIntake Coordinator, Universal Behavioral Health, Denton, Texas

  • Dictionary of Astrological Terms and Explanations

    From ALEPH to ZODIACAL CONSTELLATIONS, this volume is a concise and lucid explanation of important Astrological terms. It offers a brief glossary and explanation of the technical terms employed within the field. All students should be familiar with these definitions, which are of primary importance in the study of Astrology. [Facsimile reprint of the 1932 edition.]

  • Beyond the Billboards: Truth About Great Customer Service, Turning Promises into Reality

    This book is for all those who strive for customer satisfaction as if it were a holy grail; one that could provide everlasting success. It is for those who want to do more than plaster billboards with seductive slogans, print logos on the pages of newspapers, broadcast slick TV commercials, or babble empty promises over the radio.

  • The Song of Roland

    John O'Hagan's translation of "The Song of Roland." [Reprinted in facsimile from the 1910 edition.]

  • Master Golf...and You Master Life Itself: (or How I Cured my Yips...Yeah, You Heard Me)

    This book shares a simple putting technique the author discovered that cured his putting yips and also offers some helpful tips for avid golfers and beginners on how to lower their scores and improve their game.The book is written to help two groups of golfers: 1. Golfers who suffer from the yips. 2. Avid golfers and beginners who want to improve their game. For you golfers who are currently suffering from some form of the yips, I hope my putting technique will be as effective for you as it has been for me. I discovered this technique in 2006 and I am still putting "yip-free" today and enjoying the game like never before.And for you avid golfers and beginners, the book offers some helpful tips on a variety of topics that include how to eliminate common swing faults and how you can become a better putter.

  • Space Viking

    When his wife is murdered on his wedding day, Lucas Trask launches himself on a quest for revenge. Using his personal fortune, he buys a spaceship and becomes a Space Viking, raiding worlds while hunting for his wife's killer. But raiding is not his destiny, and he gradually becomes a trader, starting to build a galactic empire. Before he can achieve his new goals, however, he must still deal with his wife's killer. A thrilling intergalactic saga!

  • Contes bruns

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • This Day in June

    Named one of the Top 11 Most Challenged Books of 2018 by American Library Association (joined by Two Boys Kissing by David Leviathan, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Judy Sherman Alexie, Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner, This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki, Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher, The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, Captain Underpants series by Dav Pilkey, A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo by Jill Twiss, and George by Alex Gino)

    Winner of the 2015 Stonewall Book Award--Mike Morgan and Larry Romans Children's & Young Adult Literature Award

    A Top Ten Title, 2015 American Library Association Rainbow List

    Winner, 2015 Notable Books for a Global Society Awards

    Named one of the most important books of the last decade by The Advocate's "40 Under 40" list

    This day in June.... Parade starts soon.... Rainbow arches.... Joyful marches!

    In a wildly whimsical, validating, and exuberant reflection of the LGBT community, This Day In June welcomes readers to experience a pride celebration and share in a day when we are all united.

    Also included is a Note to Parents and Other Caregivers with information on how to talk to children about sexual orientation and gender identity in age-appropriate ways as well as a Reading Guide chock-full of facts about LGBT history and culture. This Day in June is an excellent tool for teaching respect, acceptance, and understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.

  • Varieties of Anomalous Experience: Examining the Scientific Evidence

    In this revised and updated edition of a classic text, contributors present a wide range of research on anomalous experiences, from commonly documented sensations like synesthesia, lucid dreaming, out-of-body experiences and auditory and visual hallucinations, to rarer and more seemingly inexplicable experiences such as anomalous healing, past-lives, near-death experiences, mystical experiences, and even alien abductions.

    The book makes a compelling case for the inclusion of these marginalized and under-recognized experiences as not merely incidental, but essential to our understanding of human psychology.

  • Space, Time, and Gravitation: An Outline of the General Relativity Theory

    By his theory of relativity, Albert Einstein has provoked a revolution of thought in physical science. The aim of this book is to give an account of Einstein's work without introducing anything very technical in the way of mathematics, physics, or philosophy.

  • October/ Octubre

    Trick or treat! In October/Octubre, people celebrate with spooky fun on Halloween. In some places, cool fall weather brings leaves to rake and pumpkins and apples to pick.

  • Triplanetary

    "TRIPLANETARY is the first of the six classic 'Lensman' books, long recognized as the greatest space opera ever written." -- John Clute

    "The Lensman books . . . are the books I cut my teeth on as a fan, and together they comprise one of the true milestones in science fiction literature." -- J. Michael Straczynski

    No single phrase can describe TRIPLANETARY, the first of the "Lensman" stories, the volume providing the background for the remaining novels in the series. It might be terned a Galactic Romance, or a Cosmological Fantasy -- but above all else it is a story. From the atomic age in Atlantis or a bloody Roman arena, you are borne to the watery world of Nevia, remote in space and time. You meet two incredible ancient races, the Arisians and the Eddorians, and you view the ancient conflict between these worlds.

  • Dinosaur Opposites

    Big and small, up and down, day and night, hot and coldthese are just a few of the carefully paired words included in this engaging look at opposites. Illustrated throughout with bright cartoon dinosaurs, each opposite pairing is clearly shown in spreads featuring concrete examples of the featured words. A concluding page shows all of the pairings side by side for further reinforcement of this important first concept.

  • Six Poems of Joseph Smith

    Like the prophet Isaiah, Joseph Smith was a poet, and in Six Poems by Joseph Smith, author and poet Colin B. Douglas has selected and formatted six sections of the Doctrine and Covenants as poetry, for, in fact, these particular sections (93, 76, 88, 1, 133, and 121-22) are poetry. As he explains, "These selections from the Doctrine and Covenants are impressive poems, and to be fully understood they must be read as such. That is, they mean presentationally as well as discursively, by 'how they say' as well as by 'what they say.' Though their didactic purposes cannot be ignored, I do not propose a mere 'appreciation' of them as 'literature' in addition to those extraliterary values. The so-called 'literary' aspects of these works are essential aspects of the thought; they are among the means by which the works 'mean'; and to ignore them is to ignore a dimension of meaning, for Joseph Smith was a poet-prophet--a poet whose 'matter' was his revelatory experiences, and a prophet who articulated--constituted--his experiences through the process of poetic creation. In him, the functions of poet and prophet are inseparable." After each poem, Douglas goes on to provide penetrating analysis, some of the most insightful commentary ever written on the revelations of Joseph Smith, including observations on meaning, structure, voice, and presentation. In summary, he writes, "The 'poetic achievement' of Joseph Smith (in its totality, not only in these few texts) is the main current of nineteenth-century American literature, indeed of world literature, from its beginning to its imminent end. Although readers outside the faith have some excuse for not taking Joseph Smith seriously as a poet, the Latter-day Saints have none."

  • Crabs

    Crabs can live all over the world, but many call the ocean home. Through the use of accessible text, readers take an exciting look at the wet world crabs call home. A picture glossary helps beginning readers strengthen their vocabulary skills, and vibrant, full-color photographs shows how these stunning animals survive by the sea.

  • 2012 and the Ring of Light: When Mankind Finally Grows up

    Will 2012 signal the end of the Fourth World-our current world-and the beginning of the Fifth, a world in which all races live in peace and harmony? Author Nancy Shaffron weaves a riveting and hypnotic tapestry from the threads of Hopi and Mayan legends to which she brings thoughtful discussions of catastrophic geological events and mysterious worldwide DNA changes.The Hopi Indian Fifth World legend and speculation about the ancient Mayan calendar's abrupt end at the winter solstice of our year 2012 provide the backdrop as DNA researcher Dr. Jason Towne and his colleague, geologist and parapsychologist Greg Sutherland, seek to understand the changes in their families and the rumblings of Mother Earth. Shaffron's haunting words transport us into dark and ancient Druid ceremonies and paint deeply moving stories of conception and birth and a heart-wrenching scene of loss. We hear the strange music of the ages and the words of the Light Beings as they guide and watch our tiny blue planet struggle through its transformation. We are left to ponder these ancient legends-could the end of Earth and the rebirth of humankind possibly occur at some future winter solstice, perhaps December 21, 2012?

  • Presenting Your Findings: A Practical Guide for Creating Tables

    Updated to reflect current standards in reporting and graphic displays, this new edition provides invaluable guidance on the proper table format for a wide range of statistical analyses in an engaging and accessible format.

  • Effects of Parental Incarceration on Children: Cross-National Comparative Studies

    Children are the hidden victims of the prison boom. Parental incarceration can cause profound emotional and practical difficulties for them as they strive to cope with separation, financial loss, stigma, and highly restrained contact with their loved ones.

    This book takes a hard look at possible long-lasting effects of parental incarceration on children in the United States, England, Sweden and the Netherlands. Four major studies of some 20,000 children, followed from childhood to adulthood, demonstrate the far-reaching consequences that parental incarceration can have for children in later years.

    The worst effects occur in social contexts characterized by harsh penal attitudes and restrictive prison practices. These cross-national differences illustrate the need for reforms to better protect this vulnerable population.

  • Chinese Traditional Meditation: Calm and Moving

    Meditate and enter into harmony with the Universe; empty your mind and let your beliefs fill you; improve your health and achieve self-enlightenment. Chinese Traditional Meditation shares many of the same core values as those of meditation styles from different cultures. In this book, you will learn about the philosophy and key concepts behind Chinese Traditional Meditation, while also enriching your knowledge of both Calm and Moving styles of meditation. You will also learn how to empty your mind by guiding your Chi with Tai Chi postures and meditating through your movements.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children and Adolescents: Evidence-Based Assessment And Intervention In Schools

    Incorporating the many advances made in recent years, this book is an essential reference for professionals who need the most current and reliable information on assessing and treating the complex group of neurodevelopmental disorders known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

    Comprehensive and timely, the book offers practical, research-based findings that can assist educators and school psychologists in screening and assessing children--and in implementing appropriate intervention strategies.

    Clearly organized and easy to follow, this new guide is essential reading for anyone working with children who have, or might have, ASD.

  • Violence Against Women and Children: Mapping the Terrain

    This two-part volume provides consensus recommendations for researchers, practitioners, advocates, policymakers, and all those who seek more effective responses to interpersonal violence.

    In this volume, top researchers describe prevalence rates among various populations, risk factors for perpetration and vulnerability, and protective factors for potential victims. They also describe the impact of violence on the victims in terms of psychological, reproductive, maternal and child health, and behavioral and economic consequences. In the process, they establish commonalities across academic disciplines and suggest methods for providing better research designs and assessment techniques.

  • An Infant Massage Guidebook: For Well, Premature, and Special Needs Babies

    Cross-cultural studies have shown many times that the immediate benefits of Infant Massage include not only the promotion of sounder, longer sleeping patterns, but present a baby with a more overall comforted and soothed disposition. These contribute to an improved overall interaction and have an enormous affect on parent-baby bonding in the first few months of life. Ady breaks down the main components and functions of each body system, addressing not only healthy newborns, but also over 50 of the most common conditions, disorders and diseases affecting newborns. Concluding each body system with its correlating benefits of Infant Massage, you will really learn exactly how Infant Massage affects every system! Each ailment is also internet-linked, giving the reader more opportunity for further research as well as support. Special features: Outstanding photography by, Charles W. Lytton, a retired Army & National Geographic photographer. Aromatherapy guide for babies and toddlers. Post-partum Exercise excerpt by Christy Nielsen, of Crossfit Alexandria. Internet linked and referenced. Resource Guide for New & Expecting Parents

  • Superstition In All Ages: Common Sense

    Translated from the French original by Miss Anna Knoop

  • ADRENALINE JUNKIES: A Paramedic Nightmare

    This unique adventure based on fiction is a story, told in first person, about Jason Holt. A paramedic Emergency Medical Service (EMS) chief for a county ambulance service. During an annual quality assurance review of EMS records, he discovers several reports that have an unusual connection between them. 5500 to be exact that were healthy geriatric patients who died of natural causes, during transport by the ambulance service and were connected to a single individual. The bigger picture appeared to be one of the largest serial killings ever recorded. He needed more evidence to secure his claim.Near the end of his investigation he discovers only circumstantial evidence that points to not one individual, but a ring of individuals involved in this crime. Early one morning he prepares for a state inspection of the ambulance service. While he waits for the state inspectors to arrive he returns to his investigation, discovering the final key to his puzzle. Some, who have experienced the near death process, report that in their minds their life flashes before their eyes. Images he reviews are from past lessons learned, "Rules of Engagement" while running on adrenaline and attending the EMS School of Hard Knocks.Jason's graphic accounts of his past are burnt into his subconscious from adrenaline rushes, the payoff from running emergency, the thrill of a challenge, and a life saved. Reliving his personal struggles with the high rolling lifestyle of the paramedic image in the 1970's and 80's, the sexual and drug opportunities, the mental trauma he receives, and the pitfalls vs. rewards of his profession. He can't quit, he's an "ADRENALINE JUNKIE."

  • Flatland

    The fourth dimension, humor, satire, and logic combine into a science-fiction classic that has entertained generations.

  • Design Destiny

    As the Teen Design Diva competition winds down to the final challenge, tensions heat up between Chloe and her lifelong rival -- a girl who will stop at nothing to win. With her new mentor by her side, does Chloe have what it takes to make it to the top and win the fashion internship of her dreams? Or will her efforts fall short of her design destiny?

  • Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino 1836-1840

    The memoirs of Dorothea von Biron (1793-1862), Princess of Courland and Duchess of Dino, covering the years 1836-1840. Edited, with notes and biographical index by Dorothea's granddaughter Marie de Castellane, Princess of Radziwill.

  • Secret Feelings: Diary of a Psychic's Journey Through Life

    This book is about having extraordinary intuitive abilities from birth to present. These abilities were not understood by family members and were viewed as bad omens. This book shows how you can come through most anything and turn adversity into a positive and productive life.

  • The I Ching: The Book of Changes

    The I Ching or Yi Jīng, also known as the Book of Changes, is one of the oldest Chinese classic texts and is a compendium of ancient cosmic principles and a divination text. The I Ching was at the heart of early Chinese philosophical thought, serving as a common ground for the Confucian and Taoist schools.

  • Atomic Magic

    To that perpetual question, "What's new in magic?" comes this book: "Atomic Magic" is new, colorful, and entertaining, making use of topics that are current to the public mind. It is the application of the super science of popular science fiction to the art of magic. [Originally published in 1951.]

  • God Outside the Box: A Story of Breaking Free

    Born of a Catholic mother and Moslem father, Patti is never sure what religion to follow, or any at all for that matter. In her youth and early twenties, she explores numerous religions, but none speak to her soul. She can't accept the idea that one group has the whole truth and everyone else is wrong, or confused, or infidels, or a cult, or going to burn in hell for all time. To limit her thinking for religious purposes is like living in a cubicle and not being allowed to look over the wall and see what is going on outside. She wants to think for herself, to study, to analyze and to practice without inhibitions. Why would God only accept the practices and prayers of one particular group and not others? An omniscient God can't be that petty, can he-or she? She finally concludes that she just doesn't know and flounders in a spiritual void for a time. But when she is diagnosed with a serious illness and haunted by inner demons of her past, she cracks and falls apart. Deep, buried emotions erupt to the surface, shaking her to her core. Propelled to seek answers and find inner peace, she cries out to the heavens for help. Consequently, she tumbles into a spiritual adventure that explodes her concepts of reality and opens her to a brave new world where souls talk, trees emit energy fields, rocks have life, and God is everywhere.

  • Realms of Light: Clairvoyant Experiences of Life After Death

    Realms of Light: Clairvoyant Experiences of Life After DeathThis intriguing volume of true stories written by clairvoyant Laurie Conrad gives us welcome and reassuring glimpses of life after death. In addition to her own compelling experiences, one section of the book is devoted to interviews with others who have clairvoyantly visited other realms, or had messages from loved ones in other realms. The messages are simple and clear, and often are quite touching - and in their simplicity and love, they help to dispel any fear of death. Testimonies like these are a rare exploration of the one mystery that permeates all of Life: is there Life after Death? And it is a reassuring nudge to all of us who would like to believe that our love for each other is Eternal.... and will go on past the grave. Review: "By sharing her mystical journeys with us, clairvoyant Laurie Conrad inspires us to open to new possibilities beyond the normal bounds of our five senses. Her prose and poetry are expressed with humility...from the heart. Comprised of short stories, Realms of Light can be enjoyed in bite size pieces." Kirk Vandenberg Body Mind Spirit Magazine

  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

    The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association provides invaluable guidance on all aspects of the writing process, from the ethics of authorship to the word choice that best reduces bias in language. Well-known for its authoritative and easy-to-use reference and citation system, thePublication Manual also offers guidance on choosing the headings, tables, figures, and tone that will result in strong, simple, and elegant scientific communication.

  • A Short Narrative of the Life and Actions of His Grace John, Duke of Marlborogh

    The career of John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, reflects the political battles of nearly thirty years of English politics. In an age when duplicity, intrigue, personality, and an immediate history of violence characterized politics, John Churchill was a constant, steady military success even while his political and personal fortunes alternately plunged and soared. His military ability insured his importance to the Grand Alliance and his victories brought the reverence of the European powers opposing Louis XIV as well as that of his own people, but, at the same time, his successes also assured his involvement with the fortunes of nearly every major English political figure and movement in the years 1688 to 1712.

  • Economic Development in Africa in the Age of Globalization and HIV/AIDS

    Economic development in Africa in the age of globalization is written for use at the university level in economic development, political economy, agricultural economics, poverty and health economics. The text provides basis for poverty in Africa then defines poverty and provides the determinants of poverty. The first part describes how agricultural development is crucial to alleviation of poverty. The text provides relevant economic theories that claim to define economic development and critically examines their applicability on alleviation of poverty in Africa. The text then provides two mathematical models that illustrate the determinants of poverty based on prices of commodities and an alternative model that is used to represent the maximization of rural household income which results in minimization of poverty. In the conclusion, the text emphasizes how HIV/AIDS has evolved from an health issue to a developmental crises resulting in perpetuated poverty in Africa.

  • The Echoes The Times The Poetry

    This book is recovery poetry for all people- drugs, emotional illness, war, the system. The author is determined to get her voice out in print to show you that there is therapy in poetry. She has experienced hardship, problems with the system, legal trouble, illness, and drugs. But all of these trials in her life are what really paved the road and gave her the degree to publish such a book. A very powerful, very real, book that needs to be shared with the public.

  • Spotlight Soccer

    More than anything else, Franco dreams of going pro some day. After all, his soccer coaches say he's the best kind of player--more giving than greedy, preferring to rack up the assists instead of scoring goals. And that method works just fine until Franco has to change schools. On his new team, the Warlocks, Franco's pass-first approach to soccer just isn't working. To make matters worse, the team is filled with ball-hogs, and their coach doesn't seem to care. Franco refuses to let his dream of going pro die, but the new team is pretty much a living nightmare...

  • The Aeneid

    An Everyman's Library translation of the famous epic.

  • Quarterback Rush

    The Otters are absolutely awesome in practice. Everyon'e talented and determined, and their new quarterback, Aaron Corbin, throws bullets... so why are the Otters struggling to win games? Steve Michaels, one of the team's receivers, notices that Aaron seems to be afraid of getting hit. With a little help from his teammates, Steve goes to great lengths to toughen up Aaron only to discover that toughness isn't the quarterback's actual problem...

  • Sloths/ Perezosos

    - Correlates to early elementary science curriculum
    - Bolded words, close photo-text match, and labeled photos reinforce key vocabulary

  • Copperhead / Serpiente cabeza de cobre

    From Texas to Massachusetts, the deadly copperhead can be found hiding in dead trees, tall grass, under rocks, and sometimes in peoples backyards. This fascinating bilingual book lets readers know all about this venomous snake that is named for its reddish-brown head. Readers will be amazed by the stunning photographs of copperheads in their natural habitat. Fascinating facts translated into standard Latin American Spanish will make every reader a snake expert.

  • Against the New Gods and Other Essays on Writers of Imaginative Fiction

    Eight highly-readable essays on science fiction and fantasy writers, including David Brin, Jonathan Carroll, Samuel R. Delany, Joe Haldeman, Robert Irwin, Graham Joyce, Michael Shea, plus a major piece, "Against the New Gods," on British SF and crime writer Sydney Fowler Wright. Complete with Bibliography and Index.

  • Jacob's Room to Choose

    2020 ALA Rainbow Book List Selection

    2020 NCSS/CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People Selection

    The beloved lead character from Jacob's New Dress is back in an encouraging story about gender expression. When Jacob goes to the boys' bathroom he is chased out because the boys think he looks like a girl because of the way he is dressed. His classmate, Sophie, has a similar experience when she tries to go to the girls' bathroom. When their teacher finds out what happened, Jacob and Sophie, with the support of administration, lead change at their school as everyone discovers the many forms of gender expression and how to treat each other with respect.

  • The Life Cycle of a Poison Dart Frog

    The poison dart frog is a lot like the frogs we see around us all the timeexcept its toxic. Readers will see how these creatures grow from eggs to tadpoles to adults. Its beautiful warning colors of gold, copper, red, green, blue, black, or yellow are photographically demonstrated while graphic organizers simplify complex information. Readers are also informed about how to keep these frogs from disappearing forever.

  • Life of George Washington

    Best known for his short stories "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle," Washington Irving (1783-1859) was also a prolific essayist, biographer and historian. His works include biographies of George Washington and Muhammad, and histories of 15

  • 100 Master Speeches: Speeches for Special Occasions

    Covering topics as diverse as holidays, business events, farms, schools, and religious occasions, this volume provides a starting point for speeches on almost every subject.

  • Fair Tax: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

    If you are a State or Local Politician Hosting a town meeting, You Don't Need this Book!If you can answer the following Questions... (Back): 1. Will the Fair-tax be Revenue Neutral? 2. Will 23% tax be Sufficient? 3. Will Employers pay the Payroll and Withholding tax to their Employees currently being deducted from their checks, or will they Keep it? 4. How much will the Fair-tax Prebate Cost? 5. Will the Fair-tax effect the amount of our Social Security Benefits? 6. Will we have to start Paying the Fair-tax on items Not Currently Tax Now? 7. Will the cost of goods and services Increase, because of the Fair-tax? 8. Who will the Fair-tax Benefit and Burden the most? If you can't answer one of these questions and others, you owe it to yourself to read this book.

  • Golden Tales of Anatole France

    Included in this volume are "The Procurator of Judaea," "Putois," A Good Lesson Well Learnt," "The Seven Wives of Bluebeard," "Our Lady's Juggler," "Balthasar," Olivier's Brag," "The Ocean Christ," and many more.

  • Joey Fluffcus

    The book is about caring, sharing, and making better choices. For more information, visit the author's website: www.galaxytrooper.com

  • Single with Breast Cancer: My Journey

    I was so healthy, so young and so happy at age 55. I did not expect a call from the hospital informing me I had breast cancer. I didn't want to deal with this. It seems that God had finally found a way to sit me still long enough to figure out my life. I would learn why this disease entered my life at this time. I would learn to love myself. I would learn to give up the things that took me off my journey in life and notice the gifts God gave me to keep me on my true journey. I learned to be grateful everyday of my life. I learned to change the things I hated waking up to and making my dreams happen for me. With God's help of course. I managed to bring a puppy in my life that would take me on a journey of its own. I knew on my journey with breast cancer I would overcome this disease and it would be just another bump in the road. It was my detour as I was on a path I should not be on. I took breast cancer for what it was. God was making his statement and it was loud and clear to me. I was given the chance to re-evaluate my life and start living it. I was given the chance to take hold of what I really wanted in this lifetime and make it happen. There is no good time and no good reason to put things off. You are the holder to that key. However it needs to be, you allow your desires to come in to you life. This is one life, one chance and no one should leave this show with a desire. No one should have to utter the words "I wish I did" - "I wish I could." I had made myself too busy to listen to what God was telling me for years. I was not able to give it all up to God. I felt I needed to control my life to make things happen myself. How foolish was I? Did I really think I could accomplish anything in life without God's help?

  • TeachingHorse: Rediscovering Leadership

    This book is a chronicle of my journey toward discovering what horses have to teach us about leadership and living in a community. We are at a time in our history in which the word "lead" has become the latest four-letter word. These days being a leader is seen as an all consuming, often thankless job. It was the love of a horse that inspired me to rediscover what leadership is really all about. As you read this book, you will be taken on a very personal journey by many gifted horse teachers who invite you to rediscover what the word "lead" means to you.

  • The Best-Read Man in France: A Cautionary Tale, Revised Edition

    Michael Ashe, an antiquarian bookseller in Los Angeles, suddenly finds his business in decline. Even librarians have turned their backs on books, while pouring money into electronic resources. But Ashe refuses to admit defeat: he continues the hunt for rare tomes in Mexico City and Paris, while struggling with his loneliness and searching for a woman to love. Then he learns the startling story of "the best-read man in France." This epiphany leads him into a public battle to save the life of the book itself. This cautionary tale about the demise of the printed book, the decline of reading, and the conflict of print and digital culture, represents a progress report on our drift toward the chilling world of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451. Read it while you still can--before more books are "disappeared!" Revised edition.

  • Healing Days: A Guide for Kids Who Have Experienced Trauma

    2013 Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award: Mind, Body and Spirit

    Healing Days is a sensitive and reassuring story intended for children who have experienced trauma and covers the feelings, thoughts, and behaviors that many kids have after a bad and scary thing happens.

    A useful book to read with a parent or therapist, Healing Days emphasizes that children are not to blame for what happened, and that they can get help and look forward to a happy future. Kids will begin to understand their response to the trauma and learn some strategies for feeling safer, more relaxed, and more confident.

    Kids will begin to understand their response to the trauma and learn some strategies for feeling safer, more relaxed, and more confident.

    You can download an extensive Note to Parents and Caregivers including a list of helpful resources from APA.org.

  • APA Handbook of Giftedness and Talent

    The APA Handbook of Giftedness and Talent incorporates the most recent thinking and cutting-edge research from a wide range of fields related to gifted education, including developmental and social psychology, the neurosciences, cognitive science, and education.

  • Comus, Lycidas and Other Poems

    John Milton (1608-1674) was an English poet, author, polemicist, Puritan and civil servant for the Commonwealth of England. He is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost. Comus is a masque in honour of chastity, while Lycidas was written in 1637 as a pastoral elegy.

  • A History of Platt National Park

    Sulphur Springs, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, was established about 1890 in the foothills of the Arbuckle Mountain range of southern Oklahoma. The community was situated around thirty natural springs of mineral and fresh water. The town quickly became known as a place of "healing waters" and tourist flocked in from around the country. By 1900 there were enough boarding houses and hotels to accommodate one thousand tourists. The little frontier town had electric light and telephone companies. In preparation for statehood and the allotments of Indian land, Congress passed the Curtis Act in 1898. One of the provisions of this act was that each town of two hundred people or more were to be surveyed and withheld from allotments. Each survey team was supervised by an Indian Inspector to assure that no more land was taken for the town than was necessary. The Indian Inspector assigned to survey Sulphur Springs was named Joseph Swords. He fell in love with the area and petitioned his uncle, U. S. Senator Orville H. Platt to sponsor a bill in Congress to reserve the springs and create a Federal Reservation for the protection of the springs. After a two- year battle, on July 1, 1902, Congress passed the necessary legislation to create the Sulphur Springs Reservation. Joseph Swords was appointed superintendent of the new park and was ordered to remove the town of 1,100 people and the buildings from inside the park boundary. Nine house moving companies began removing the buildings from the reservation in 1903 and the new park was ready to develop. In 1906, the name of the Reservation was changed to Platt National Park in honor of the recently deceased Senator Orville H. Platt. This book tells the true story of the growing pains of the new town of Sulphur Springs and the development of the resources of Platt National Park.

  • Revelation: In Christ You Are an Overcomer

    The book of Revelation is one of the most intriguing books of the Bible. It's also one of the most mysterious. Filled with vivid imagery, rich themes, and deep spiritual insights, it can be challenging to read and understand. Yet woven throughout Revelation's sweeping tapestry is a unifying message: The victory found in Jesus Christ. This Bible study takes an in-depth, yet practical, look at the book of Revelation, and shares how we can experience a victorious life. The Wiersbe Bible Studies Series explores timeless wisdom found in God's word. Based on Dr. Warren W. Wiersbe's popular "BE" series, each study provides topical, relevant insights from selected books of the Bible. Designed for small groups, this eight-week study features selected commentaries from Be Victorious, engaging questions, and practical applications, all designed to help you connect God's word with your life.

  • What to Do When You Don't Want to Be Apart: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Separation Anxiety

    Imagine you are a hot air balloon pilot flying high in the sky.
    Where would you want to go?
    What do you think the view would be like from up high?

    Hot air balloon pilots have wonderful adventures, where they get to see things they have never seen before and learn all about the world outside. Flying a hot air balloon sounds like a lot of fun to some kids. But for other kids, the idea of flying off on their own, away from their parents or homes, doesn't sound like fun at all.

    What to Do When You Don't Want to Be Apart guides children and their parents through the emotions underlying separation anxiety using strategies and techniques based on cognitive-behavioral principles. This interactive self-help book is the complete resource for educating, motivating, and empowering children to overcome separation anxiety--so they can become the confident pilots of their very own hot air balloons!

    Includes an Introduction to Parents and Caregivers.

    This book is part of the Magination Press What-to-Do Guides for Kids(R) series and includes an "Introduction to Parents and Caregivers." What-to-Guides for Kids(R) are interactive self-help books designed to guide 6-12 year olds and their parents through the cognitive-behavioral techniques most often used in the treatment of various psychological concerns. Engaging, encouraging, and easy to follow, these books educate, motivate, and empower children to work towards change.

  • Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care: Step-by-Step Guidance for Assessment and Intervention

    This timely new edition of Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care brings the reader up to speed with the changing aspects of primary care service delivery in response to the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), the Triple-Aim health approach, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Drawing on research evidence and years of experience, the authors provide practical information and guidance for behavioral health care practitioners who wish to work more effectively in the fast-paced setting of primary care, and provide detailed advice for addressing common health problems such as generalized anxiety disorder, depression, weight issues, sleep problems, cardiovascular disorders, pain disorders, sexual problems, and more. New to this edition are chapters on population health and the PCMH; children, adolescents, and parenting; couples; managing suicide risk; and shared medical appointments.

  • Islands in the Sky: The Space Station Theme in Science Fiction Literature

    Pilgrim Award-winning critic Gary Westfahl here updates his classic study of the space station theme in science fiction, providing the most comprehensive examination of the topic ever written. From "The Brick Moon" (1869) to Star Trek's Deep Space 9, these literary and cinematic outposts have provided waystations for the imaginative exploration of new worlds and new civilizations. Westfahl's balanced and detailed study will be a necessary addition to modern critical collections on genre fiction. Complete with comprehensive bibliographies of primary and secondary sources, plus a detailed index. Gary Westfahl is the author of nineteen critical guides or anthologies to fantastic literature, including two books being published for the Borgo Press Imprint of Wildside Press. He lives and works in Southern California.

  • Dino-Mike and the T. Rex Attack!

    Dino-Mike is on the trail of a T. rex in this chapter book adventure! The son of a famous paleontologist, young Michael Evans travels the world with his dino-huntin' dad. As dad digs dino bones, Mike does some exploring on his own and winds up finding a live T. rex! After tracking what couldn't possibly be real, Mike meets a mysterious kid that seems to know why and how the real dinosaur got here. With easy-to-read language and illustrations on nearly every page, Dino-Mike chapter books are perfect for beginning readers. Written and illustrated by the Eisner-Award winning creator of Tiny Titans, Franco!

  • Breathe Out: Living Life to the Fullest, with Emphysema, COPD, or Smoker's Lung

    BREATHE OUT THROUGH PURSED LIPS! Those words are golden for persons with chronic lung disease. Once mastered, the technique can help with everything from going up stairs to picking up a grandchild, all without shortness of breath. That advice and so many more practical tips for getting through the day and getting through life are contained in the pages of this book. Understanding how lungs work in good health and bad is the key to avoiding symptoms, preventing complications and staying independent. The book is based on the very successful series of classes, called the Respiratory Disease Self-Care Classes, provided for many years by the New Mexico Lung Association.

  • God's Crime Scene: A Cold-Case Detective Examines the Evidence for a Divinely Created Universe

    There are four ways to die, and only one of them requires an intruder. Suicides, accidental, and natural deaths can occur without any evidence from outside the room. But murders typically involve suspects external to the crime scene. If there's evidence of an outside intruder, homicide detectives have to prepare for a chase. Intruders turn death scenes into crime scenes.

    Join J. Warner Wallace, former atheist, seasoned cold-case detective, and popular national speaker as he tackles his most important case ... with you on the jury!

    With the expertise of a cold-case detective, J. Warner examines eight critical pieces of evidence in the "crime scene" of the universe to determine if they point to a Divine Intruder. If you have ever wondered if something (or someone) outside the natural realm created the universe and everything in it, this is the case for you.

  • Jewels Visits Malaysia: A Jewels Travel Series Book

    Jewels visits Malaysia is a narrative by a six year old who visits Malaysia with her family. The book is intended for preschool and young readers. The book is very informative as the kids will learn about Malaysia in a fun way.The book is also witty, as is told by a six year old. At the same time, it also gives an insight into a 6 year old child's brain and goes into things that don't make sense to them. To learn more about Jewels Travels Books, visit http: //www.seetheworldwithjewels.com/

  • Floodgates: Emergency Room Life in Verse

    Floodgates takes us into a unique excursion to the human body through poetry that exposes simple truths in the complex world of medical science. There, we become witnesses not only to human pain and suffering but also to the abundance of human compassion and empathy. It brings out, in a very simple, casual and enjoyable manner, the effects daily emergency room encounters on the on the human spirit, be it the doctor, patient or family member. It will put a smile on the reader's face as it reaches and connects each human being to another. It is poetry that everyone will find interesting, regardless of their medical background. The reader can't help but ponder when we read of "frequent flyers" who use the emergency room as a hotel, or help but spring to laughter at the surgeon's reverence for flatus or fart because of its surgical value. It is poetry that connects us all, as the reader can't help but join the doctor who mourns Little Chris that drowned in his grandparents' pool or cries with the 3-year old (Little J) that he diagnosed with cancer. Poems like "ectopic pregnancy" or "kidney stone" enligthen the reader to the cause and treatment of disease, in a very entertaining manner.The poems show patients as human beings beyond their disease and that is why their demise or triumph over pain and suffering induces poetry from the doctor.

  • The Lincolns from A to Z

    Books on Abraham Lincoln abound, with most of them told chronologically. They begin in Lincoln's youth, proceed through his early life, and culminate with his Civil War presidency and assassination. In this book, however, there are twenty-six windows into the life of Abraham Lincoln and 26 windows into Mary Lincoln's life as well. They are just waiting to be opened. How you open them is up to you. Each page is packed full of information that immediately engages children (and adults!) The pages may be read in alphabetical order, with each letter thoroughly describing an interesting episode in their lives. Or, read them chronologically, beginning with A for Abraham and Y for Mary. Whichever way you choose to read this book, you will be opening not only a window but a doorway into the lives of one of the most beloved Presidents of the United States and one of the most interesting First Ladies.

  • Mystery Rider

    In the third installment in the Horses and Friends series, thirteen-year-old Kate Ferris already has one problem. Snooty, well-to-do Melissa is boarding her horse at Kate's family stable. When Melissa suddenly turns nice, Kate is shocked ... and suspicious.

    The last thing she needs is more trouble. So when a hooded rider appears--and then disappears--on a stunning black horse outside her home, Kate isn't sure if Melissa is playing a trick or something more dangerous is going on. Either way, Kate and her friends will need an extra measure of faith and courage to solve this mystery.

  • The Manual of Medicine and Horsemanship

    NEW for 2019! Version 4 of the companion materials to the Manual of Medicine and Horsemanship, previously distributed on CD, is now available on a FLASH DRIVE. See details below.

    ***PLEASE NOTE: AuthorHouse does not handle distribution of the flash drive. Please use the order form on Page 83 of the Manual or e-mail me confirmation of purchase at sensei@horsensei.com. The the order form says "CD," however, you will receive the new flash drive.***

    What has become of the doctor-patient relationship in the era of managed care and Internet prescribing? How does the electronic health record affect clinician-patient communication? Medicine and Horsemanship is a Stanford University-based student elective and Continuing Medical Education course that employs horses to teach non-verbal communication and other interpersonal skills for the clinician-patient relationship and all professional interactions.

    Now with the Manual of Medicine and Horsemanship-Transforming the Doctor-Patient Relationship with Equine-Assisted Learning, anyone with an EAL, EAP, EGE, or EFEL practice can conduct Medicine and Horsemanship.

    You will learn the practical and philosophical principles of teaching good bedside manner. You will get detailed, step-by-step exercises needed to conduct equine-assisted learning programs for medical students and healthcare professionals.

    New for 2019: Included in the purchase price is a flash drive with Version 4 of lesson plans, handouts, promotional photos and videos, administrative forms, and a PowerPoint presentation suitable for Grand Rounds. The flash drive is shipped to you when you fill in the order form on page 83 of the Manual or e-mail me with confirmation of purchase at sensei@horsensei.com. Purchase also includes a 1/2-hour consultation with the author to assist you in establishing Medicine and Horsemanship at a medical center near you. Call for appointment.

  • Roadrunners/ Correcaminos

    - Supports the early elementary science curriculum
    - Glossary, Index
    - More books to read, Web sites

  • The Iliad: Books I-12

    This edition features an introduction, a brief Homeric grammar, and notes by D.B. Monro, M.A.

  • The Five-S Plan Simpson's Stop Smoking Self-Reward System

    With the 5-S Plan you begin quitting while you still smoke. This book is created to help you quit, and not start smoking again. Tired of the negativity about smoking? It is hard to deprive yourself of something you love, like smoking, even though you know that it is not good for you, or those around you. With the 5-S Plan , based on self-reward, you can enjoy your accomplishments towards a possible permanent smoke free life. This gradual process should reduce stress, and encourage your future success. Whether you have tried previous programs or not. To get started you just need a pen tobacco, and this book!

  • Heavyweight Takedown

    Kyle is the star of his junior high wrestling team's A squad. Not only does he win most of his matches, but he's also the heavyweight . . . the wrestler that gets to go last in a tournament and hopefully clinch the victory for the team. So when a new kid, Kenny, shows up and challenges Kyle for the heavyweight spot (and wins it), Kyle's confidence shrinks. Now on the B squad, Kyle is frustrated. He wants his team to do well, and Kenny is a good wrestler. But Kyle also wants to be on the A squad. Can Kyle come up with a way to help his team?

  • Mammals

    - Excellent nature photography
    - Detailed captions reinforce key vocabulary
    - Content supports elementary science curriculum
    - Latest environmental impacts on habitats are covered
    - Age-appropriate anatomical investigations
    - High-interest animal subject matter to entice reluctant readers

  • Arthurian Romances

    A selection of Arthurian Romances by Chretien de Troyes.

  • Partial Verdicts: Essays on Law and Life

    In these illuminating and often eloquent essays, a practicing lawyer with almost thirty-five years of experience explores various aspects of his profession. But this book is not for lawyers only. It does for law what Lewis Thomas's Lives of a Cell did for biology. It uses a particular discipline as a springboard for provocative and entertaining musings of a general nature. Rather than narrow, technical discussions, these delightfully written essays are a free play of the imagination - by turns serious, whimsical, meditative, witty - that allows our minds to dance with ideas about law and its links with many other subjects. Kornstein's four previous books have drawn warm praise. The Wall Street Journal called one "a book that deftly and lovingly discusses the law and those who build their careers on it." "Thorough and lucid," said the Times Literary Supplement of another. The Journal of Legal History described how the author's "enthusiasm positively leaps from the page." According to Choice, Kornstein's influential book about Shakespeare and the law (Kill All the Lawyers?) "stands as a testimonial to cultural literacy at its best. To have a [book] as carefully researched and gracefully written as this emerge from a literate lawyer's pen is modestly reassuring about the future of culture itself." Daniel J. Kornstein is a founding partner of Kornstein Veisz Wexler & Pollard, LLP, a law firm in New York City. In addition to a busy law practice, he writes frequently on law-related topics with, according to the Yale Journal of Law and Humanities, "the distinctive voice of an American lawyer [who] speaks to our era in the polished cadences of an experienced advocate."

  • Bounce Back: How to Be a Resilient Kid

    Think of a bouncing ball. When a bouncing ball hits the ground, it bounces back. That's what resilience means - the ability to bounce back from tough times. Some people seem to just automatically bounce back. But the truth is that resilience is not something you are born with or not - it can be learned. Bounce Back will help you find your bounce using cool quizzes, lots of advice, and practical strategies that build up resiliency skills. You'll learn how to: get to know yourself better understand your emotions coach yourself with self-talk calm yourself when you are upset deal with decisions, disappointments, and new challenges handle situations that are under your control negotiate, compromise, and navigate social conflict scope with or adjust to serious sources of stress ask for help and guidance And much more! Being motivated to learn resiliency skills is a great first step toward acquiring them! This book will help you to be more resilient and keep on bouncing back!

  • Paperback Quarterly (Vol. 3 No. 2) Summer 1980

    Paperback Quarterly, Journal of Mass-Market Paperback History, Volume 3 Number 2, Summer 1980, contains: "Too Much Bony," by M. C. Hill, "Interview with Kelly Freas," "Repairing Paperbacks," by Nicholas Willmott and "Interior Paperback Art," by Mark Schaffer.

  • Impasse: A Search into the Unforseen

    A Clavicle into the depths of the unknown , the other side a realm of mysterious figures, qualms & landmarks who acquire some notoriety , its a book that covers most of histories imfamous people , tragic events , a nostalgic look into those who jeopardised historic moments in time a Look at carefully portrayed events , some of those whom have been overlooked a synopsis of tidal of events that have changed this world for all of time , a pragmatic of spoils of moments that cannot be described as normal a toil of mother & child, a summary of momentary lapses a feud of hillbillies as a satiire , a moments aglenn a sufferances of a child growing up what Da vinci was really like , a moment with the ancients a glenn of peoples repungent of literature , a ordeal of survival of the fitest , a broke of stadegy of sublime peoples of direct assault on persons beneath contempt a rose of valour , my poipose of nose-worthy a stradegy of well known notorious figures , yoko & the beatles of familiarity of gross on world events, each one of us in reality is world changing of events , our lives go by without realising it , we change the way we percieve the world , and will never again be , an expos'e into nostalgia , history & peoples & events, a Characterisation of time begot

  • Jake Adventures of a Greyhound

    Read about Jake's adventures from his days as a puppy in a racing kennel to his eventual adoption from an animal sanctuary. The trials of adoption and being adopted, finding his home, and his adaptation to sudden blindness Find some tips and useful information about canine blindness and Greyhounds as rescue dogs Donations from the sale of this book will go to:Greyhound Rescue West of EnglandHULA animal sanctuary

  • Research for the Public Good: Applying the Methods of Translational Research to Improve Human Health and Well-Being

    Translational research links scientific findings with programs and policies that improve human health and well-being. It includes research that evaluates interventions or policies for efficacy and effectiveness, as well as research that applies field experience to future development of basic theory and its applications.

    This book demonstrates how emerging methods of translational research can be applied to important topics of interest to social and behavioral scientists. Accessible models and real-world case studies are provided to help bridge the gaps among research, policy, and practice. The book will inform and inspire anyone interested in conducting translational research, especially those in the social and behavioral sciences.

  • The Story of Utopias

    With an Introduction by HENDRIK WILLEM VAN LOON "A Map of the World that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at. . . ."

  • The Gift of Mystical Insight: The Secret Unlocked. The Logic Revealed

    The Gift of Mystical Insight provides the basis, the evidence and the logic of why mystical experiences occur. It gives a reader the impetus to reach for that unique, blessed experience so that the mystical state - ultimate reality - can finally be attained. Whether you are religious, an agnostic or an atheist, a priest, psychologist, scientist or philosopher, or you belong to the laity, you cannot but gain from its insights, wisdom, anecdotes and supporting parallel quotes. You may soon realize from within the self that mystical experiences are no longer a mystery, and that the gift humans have always sought above all other gifts is release from human suffering through that sudden realization. Here insights are plentiful, but more importantly you have reason that provides the impetus to reach for an illumination unlike anything you have ever imagined, or can possibly imagine. The meaning and importance of "the moving present" will become known to you. Wisdom can and does become a part of your soul. Self-esteem will be yours. You will understand the meaning of feeling and being one with the universe. You will realize that the true nature of the human being is goodness, not evil. This book may contain the most important message you will ever read. The Gift of Mystical Insight will be a message you will want to spread. If this first edition book contains the basis, the evidence and the logic to the mystical experience as it claims, you may be holding a collector's copy.

  • Too Many Geese; Too Few Swans: PR Sovereignty Held Hostage by 'Communications'

    What critics say about "... Geese vs. Swans...""... corporate America is being denied the potential benefits of public relations, of which they may be unaware, because of the travesties committed in its name by communicators who euphemistically see themselves as counselors, arousing the ire of a wise and experienced John Budd who challenges CEOs to raise the bar on advisors, introducing the role of corporate public diplomacy."Chester Burger, founder/chairman, PRSA's College of Fellows*;Founder/chairman, Chester Burger Co."In crisp and forceful and pungent language John Budd contrasts the proper goals of the craft of PR with the realities of current performance... and urges communication consigliores to change their ways and avoid even the appearance of spin... but he's not sanguine this is either feasible or possible."Robert Hogan, former chairman, psychology department, University of Tulsa; author of Personality and the Fate of Organizations"This brief book is bold, iconoclastic, and on the mark. Budd chronicles and critiques the devolution of forward-looking public relations counseling to its present response-to-daily polls marketing and post-factum spin doctoring. He does so with verve and with wisdom gained from his life-long practice in the trenches."Robert Jackall, sociologist, Williams College; author of MoralMazes, The World of Corporate Managers and Image Makers"As always from John Budd, sensible, smart advice, crisply presented. Thoughtful but easy to read - and enjoyable."Dr. Charles Elson, director, Corporate Governance, University of Delaware"Our corporate Socrates is back... this time encouraging communicators to abandon the folly of being PR counselors and focus on promoting and marketing which they do extremely well... simultaneously charging CEOs to find the intellectual advisors needed to better cope with the myriad threats to their credibility by a host of so-called soft factors."John D. Bergen, senior vice president, Siemens; ex-founded/CEO, The

  • Let's Explore the Southeast

    Covers the basics of geography, topography, major industries, and culture (including recipes) of the region, as well as exploring fun and fascinating destinations with detailed locale descriptions, historical tidbits, and great side-trip suggestions.

  • Condors / Condores

    Journey high into the mountains to meet the worlds largest flying land bird. Soar among the clouds with this graceful bird as it searches for food. In Condors/Cndores, learn how this incredible animal has been brought back from the brink of extinction. This special English-Spanish bilingual edition enables children to work on their second-language skills as they develop strengths in their primary language.


    Praise for A BROOKLYN DODGERS READER Edited by Andrew Paul Mele Forward by Carl Erskine "....should become one of the standard histories of the irrepressible Dodgers." - Donald Honig "One of the finest collections of baseball writings ever assembled." - Tom Knight Brooklyn Baseball Historian " It's all there, told in the words of Red Smith, Jimmy Canon, and

  • The Competition for Gaby

    Gaby has loved dancing since was a little girl, so she jumps at the chance to try dancing with an all-star team. Her friends on the cheerleading squad are jealous that dance and a new friend are taking so much of Gaby's time. It doesn't take long before they question Gaby's decision and her loyalty.

  • The Ehud Anointing: Seven Principles of Spiritual Warfare

    Hidden within the pages of the Old Testament is a little known man of God with whom you may not be familiar. I have come to know him very well over the last three years and it has changed my spiritual life dramatically. Walking through the third chapter of the book of Judges, I stepped on a land mine of spiritual power and I am still basking in the residue of anointing I found there. The biblical story that is about to unfold before you is full of intrigue, deception, courageous warfare and spiritual victory. It also is full of WARFARE PRINCIPLES though written long ago, that are applicable to your spiritual battles right now and in the future.

  • My First Graphic Novel: the Kickball Kids

    Kyle's team is ready for the kickball tournament. They have practiced kicking, catching, and running. Now it's time to kick it in the big game!

  • Steppin' in the Ring

    Father, Your Word is true and for my life, your Words are gonna last. Your Words will guide my future as it has in my past. You promised to be with me always even till the end of time, and like a faithful Father, your Words still run true evidenced by your Words in Steppin In The Ring.. And for you Father, I am grateful And now that you have ascended I will seek to be like you or to at least Live life in your likeness so that when people see me, they see You

  • Maximize Your Singleness: Take Your Life Back!

    Maxmize Your Singleness is the total mind maker for single women and men from the inner cities and incarcerated individuals that have given up on life as a result of living aimless.Lanesa challenges the reader to take back their lives through focused strategies that are guaranteed to work if applied and utilized everyday.Most of us have become a product of our surroundings and the type of associations we keep, but now it's time to learn how to dominate in areas of your life that has always been a challenge. You are only as big or as small as your thinking and attitude will allow you to go.Unlock your hidden potential! It's never too late says Lanesa! Learn how to overcome every fear you have ever faced concerning your personal and spiritual life. Learn How To Take Your Life Back!Everything that you desire to acheive is already on the inside of you. Discover the hidden gifts and talent you possess. Learn how to develop and ehance your inner gifts and skills! This book is a "must have" if you're serious about positive change!

  • Deliverance

    Deliverance is a extraordinary reading experience that will stretch your imagination beyond belief. This book travles through the portals of your mind to unlock the deepest places of faith and divine compassion in the reader. The author has direct personal experiences with higher and lower astral beings. She belives there are some things we should know that are happening daily down here on the physical plane that are forbidden knowledge. The range of scope of this book encompasses such subjects as personal exorcism, encounter with angelic beings, and wonderful miracles. In this book you are given a step by step process for manifesting ones twin flame or soul-mate through your own creativity, power of intention, and williness to take an active role in calling forth love. You will find poems, chapters on meditation, healing mantras, rituals of love, and old time proven healing techniques. You will truly believe you are walking between the worlds of darkness and counscious enlightment. Is this world God's cosmic joke on us all? Or are we all dreaming.

  • The Ghostly Mist

    An 8th grade boy named George struggles with chores until he finds a hidden little house. Only to stumble on a little old lady that can bake cookies, named Mrs. Agler. He becomes friendsby caring for her lawn in turn for her Ghost Cookies, this leads toadventure for him and his family.What goes around comes around, kindness given, brings kindness in return.

  • How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing

    All academics need to write, but many struggle to finish their dissertations, articles, books, or grant proposals. Writing is hard work and can be difficult to wedge into a frenetic academic schedule. How can we write it all while still having a life?

    In this second edition of his popular guidebook, Paul Silvia offers fresh advice to help you overcome barriers to writing and use your time more productively. After addressing some common excuses and bad habits, he provides practical strategies to motivate students, professors, researchers, and other academics to become better and more prolific writers. Silvia draws from his own experience in psychology to explain how to write, submit, and revise academic work, from journal articles to books, all without sacrificing evenings, weekends, and vacations. The tips and strategies in this second edition have been updated to apply to academic writing in most disciplines. Also new to this edition is a chapter on writing grant and fellowship proposals.

  • Ethical Dilemmas in Psychotherapy: Positive Approaches to Decision Making

    New and experienced psychotherapists alike can find themselves overwhelmed by an ethical quandary where there doesn't seem to be an easy solution. This book presents positive ethics as a means to overcome such ethical challenges. The positive approach focuses on not just avoiding negative consequences, but reaching the best possible outcomes for both the psychotherapist and the client.

    The authors outline a clear decision-making process that is based on three practical strategies:

    -ethical decision-making models to make the most ethical decision in a situation where two ethical principles conflict,
    -the quality enhancement model for reducing the risk of treatment failure, and
    - ethics acculturation model to help therapists incorporate personal ethics into their professional roles.

    Throughout the decision-making process, psychotherapists are encouraged to follow four basic guidelines:

    -Focus on overarching ethical principles
    -Consider intuitive, emotional, and other nonrational factors
    -Accept that some problems have elusive solutions
    -Solicit input from colleagues and consultation groups

    Numerous vignettes illustrate how to apply positive ethics to many different ethical challenges that psychotherapists will likely encounter in practice.

  • Mark Twain's Speeches

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • Don Martin Brain Games For Kids

    Called one of the "greatest" cartoonists of the twentieth century, Don Martin wrote and illustrated the puzzles and riddles in this book. His cartoons have always been in a class by themselves, Known for over fifty years for his zany sense of humor and unique style of drawing, Martin has used characters, gags and way-out sound effects familiar to readers of MAD and CRACKED Magazines, as well as from his many pocketbooks, greeting cards, calendars, and animated films, where his work was featured. This specially drawn and created group of puzzles will amuse and challenge young fans; and introduce them to Captain Klutz, Martin's foolish and bungling super hero and many other of his kooky characters. All of them usually destined to find themselves victims of hilarious circumstances. While these visual and verbal puzzles and riddles are not too difficult, or too easy, they are full of laughs and fun. Ranging from simple connect the dots, to match the action to its sound effect, to writing the ending of a Martin gag cartoon. With the special artistic grace and humor that won Martin numerous awards, he has outdone himself in BRAIN GAMES for KIDS. Martin's comments, clues and descriptions for each puzzle or riddle are filled with the silliness prized in the cartoon work that still appeals to his millions of readers,Destined to be both a collectible and an enjoyable journey through a wide range of puzzle and riddle types, this book will gain Don Martin new fans and delight earlier ones. Highly recommended for all ages.

  • Ways of the Student: Survival Guide for Success in College and Your Future Career

    Wake up! Wake up! This is the survival guide that will allow you to be different from everyone else and every student that does not read this guide. I am presenting a fast-track, down and dirty roadway that will lead you directly to success. Business guidelines are going to be applied to you, the student, as if you were a new employee in business starting your career. This survival guide is your "shortcut" taken from years of experience to not only get you through college successfully, but to get you through your business life or whatever career you choose. I offer you insights based on my experience which includes over 25 years in banking, the last 18 as President and CEO of a multi-branch operation with over 100 employees. The best experience and the most affordable for you that I can share are my three children who have successfully graduated from college in four years. What you are about to read and experience is no different than what each of them heard and practiced daily. So don't shake your head and think you have the answers-you don't-you are a rookie in a lion's den. This survival guide is going to prevent you from being eaten alive. You must take responsibility for who you are, what you are, your successes and failures, and take full credit for what you have accomplished. You are the customer of the university; and because you are the customer, you deserve to ask questions and receive beneficial, quality responses from your instructors. However, this guide will stress there is no finger pointing! Your finger for the next four years will have only one direction-towards you.

  • Chained to the Alien: The Best of Australian Science Fiction Review (Second Series)

    This selection of the best critical articles from the well-known literary magazine, Australian SF Review, includes essays by John Bangsund, John Baxter, Martin Bridgstock, Jenny Blackford, Russell Blackford, Damien Broderick, John Foyster, Bruce Gillespie, Yvonne Rousseau, Norman Talbot, Michael J. Tolley, George Turner, and Janeen Webb, discussing the fiction of Robert A. Heinlein, Samuel R. Delany, George Turner, Wynne Whiteford, Keith Taylor, John Calvin Batchelor, J. R. R. Tolkien, Joanna Russ, and Josephine Saxton, among others. Complete with Introduction, Selected Bibliography, and Index.

  • Deb & Seby's Real Deal on Global Warming

    In and out of the classroom children are bombarded with graphic images of earth's destruction and drowning polar bears due to global warming. They worry that we must all fix the problem FAST! Or they worry that it's already too late and we're all DOOMED! But is man-made global warming really settled science, or the last environmental scare? Deb and Seby's Real Deal on Global Warming is a contemporary, fun and entertaining book for children (ages 11 and up) and adults who want to learn more about the other side of global warming without big scientific words! SO . . . CHECK IT OUT! Many respected scientists, researchers and professors worldwide disagree with what we hear about global warming! CHILL-AX! You'll totally chill when you find out who's telling us this scary stuff and why! ANDBE ENCOURAGED! Because planet earth is miraculous and resilient and can sustain us for a very long time. And that includes polar bears, too!

  • Relapse Prevention for Depression

    This book summarizes recent progress regarding the theory, research, and practice of relapse prevention for depression. Part I discusses individual risk correlates and predictors for depression relapse and recurrence. Part II discusses the four treatments with the most empirical support for preventing depressive relapse: cognitive behavior therapy, interpersonal therapy, problem-solving therapy, and pharmacotherapy. Finally, Part III discusses relapse prevention in five key populations with an elevated risk for relapse: older adults, suicidal individuals, individuals with chronic medical illness, individuals with substance use disorders, and individuals with marital distress. The book concludes with an epilogue listing the editors' top ten guidelines for practitioners.

    With a heavy emphasis on implications for practice, this book will appeal to therapists and other health care workers, as well as depression researchers and graduate course instructors.

  • Gestalt Therapy

    This book provides an introduction to the theory, historical evolution, research, and practice of Gestalt therapy, which arose in reaction to the dominant psychotherapy approaches of the mid-twentieth century. Open-ended and inquisitive, Gestalt is a set of guiding principles that inspire an active, present-focused, relational stance on the part of the therapist.

    This essential primer, amply illustrated with case examples featuring diverse clients, is perfect for graduate students studying theories of therapy and counseling, as well as for seasoned practitioners interested in understanding how this approach has evolved and how it might be used in their own practice.

  • In Defense of Women

    Crackling with controversy and caustic wit, In Defense of Women is H. L. Mencken's irreverent look at the relationship between the sexes. Although Mencken didn't champion women's rights, he described women as wiser than men and cited numerous examples of the female's overwhelming skill and cunning. Originally published in 1922, this book considers topics that remain of vital interest to today's readers, including monogamy, prostitution, the double standard, sexual harassment, and declining birth and marriage rates. Written in Mencken's characteristic no-nonsense manner, In Defense of Women is a book for all time. Newly designed and typeset by Waking Lion Press.

  • Dinosaur Shapes

    Beginning learners are introduced to an important first concept, shape. With the help of fun cartoon dinosaurs, who proudly display each simple shape, readers will discover basic shape vocabulary. Clear labels and bold black outlines further reinforce understanding by showing where these shapes can be found all around us every day, such as the square shape of a window or the circle shape of a clock. A final page features an engaging summary of this very important conceptthe dinosaur characters holding each shape labeled with its respective name.

  • From Scandalous Unwed Teenage Mother To Respected Professional Woman

    A contemporary novel inspired by a true story, it depicts the life of Kate, from the unusual circumstances surrounding her birth through her painful childhood days of sibling rejection. As time passes, she experiences her glance with first-love only to have it quickly removed from her by an older brother who insists that the object of her affection, an-eighteen-year-old gentleman, is "just too old for her." While trying to cope with this loss, Kate experiences another loss that devastates her. Out of rebellion and anger, Kate sets out to make better memories that'll help her forget the bad ones. This pursuit sends her into the waiting arms of a forty-year-old married man working for her school. Concluding she deserves nothing better, she yields to his advances while secretly looking forward to shocking her brother. She imagines how he'll feel when he discovers her hot romance in progress. Certainly, since he thought eighteen was "too old," he'd say a forty-year-old was "an antique." Before long their torrid affair is well known throughout the community. It becomes the town talk and an even hotter topic once Kate becomes pregnant and drops out of school. Only her quick-thinking abilities provide maneuvers keeping her lover out of prison and allowing the affair to continue as it climbs the heights of raw passion and experiences the gambit of turmoil. The story traces Kate's return to school and the hostilies she face while struggling to graduate and go on to college. A gifted learner, Kate excels academically and in her involvement in school activities, which acts as a catalyst for a less hostile environment as she continues her role of sterling student by day, mother and lover by night. The work reveals how Kate successfully transfers her reputation from scandalous to a repected professional woman.

  • Things You Never Knew About Me

    A personal keepsake for you to complete, that your family & friends can treasure in the years to come

  • Crossing Guards

    Learn about a crossing guard's job and how they keep people safe.

  • Prince Eugene: A Man and a Hundred Years of History

    Francois Eugene, Prince of Savoy (1663-1736) was one of the most prominent and successful military commanders in modern European history. Spanning six decades, Eugene served three Habsburg emperors - Leopold I, Joseph I, and Charles VI. The Prince's fame was secured with his crushing victory against the Ottomans at the Battle of Zenta in 1697, and his reputation only increased afterwards as a military commander and diplomat."

  • Community Capitalism: Lessons from Kalamazoo and Beyond

    Community Capitalism is a fascinating book about how Kalamazoo, Michigan has leveraged community resources and spirit to revitalize its economy in the face of the massive forces of globalization. Weaving in compelling stories from around the world, the book outlines a revolutionary new economic development strategy that leaders of all stripes can embrace to re-imagine a better future for their communities and organizations.

  • Autocar Master Parts List Covering Units Built for United States Army 1940-1942

    This 1942 parts list was prepared as "specified by the Quartermaster General's office." Parts are comprehensively listed, diagramed and illustrated. Many pages bear the original greasy finger smudges

  • Pedalling to Panama

    Clive quit his job as an accountant to fulfil a dream of cycling through Mexico and Central America. Pedalling through impressive scenery he ran out of water, suffered eye injury and had to get the bike fixed after a breakdown. In the heat of Mexico he frequently needed to stop for refreshment. This created ideal opportunities to chat to local people. He found the charm of Mexicans arresting, and their tales add spice to a colourful portrait of life in Mexico today. He chronicles the build up to a festival in San Crist?bal, where he spent nearly three weeks. At times Clive had doubts about his ability to carry on. A strand of optimism runs through the narrative, which helps him see problems not as obstacles but as something waiting for a solution. From Mexico he continued cycling through Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama. Civil wars made Central America a no-go area for tourists for twenty years. There is eye-arresting poverty seldom seen in Europe. Now it is changing. Clive's story tells of warm and hospitable people who are happy to talk about their experiences and views of the world. Even the police buck the popular image, as he finally arrived on the banks of the Panama Canal with a police escort, concluding in style a 7,000 kilometre journey through a little known but fascinating part of the world." See clive's website www.cliveparker.co.uk

  • The Purple Eyes of Moony Moony

    Professor Denny has just discovered a new fuel that will take him to a new planet called Moony, Moony. He is so excited about his experiment that he shares this information with his little friend, Chase. But one night the professor receives a warning letter to stay away from this planet. As you may guess, Professor and Denny become captives on an alien's rocket while Chase gets a glimpse of a purple eyed monster in the rocket's window. Charlene, who is the leader of Moony, Moony, states that anyone that sees these creatures will meet with death!!! Professor Denny tries to save Chase from the monster with the aid of a Moony, Moony robot . You must imagine what really happened to the professor and Chase as you read, "The Purple Eyes of Moony, Moony."

  • Modern Art

    There are many different kinds of art. The very definition of art is to cause or create a reaction. Modern Art is not exactly the most conventional, ethical, or down right moral way of presenting one's expression--that particular expression being the use of the human form. The bone structure, the pearlescent gleam of the spine, the spattering swirl of intestines pink and blue, glittering ivory teeth when pulled out one by one makes for an exemplary piece of unique design, all created by the sheer genius behind the blade. You say mutilation? No, it is creation! Skin looks good on one's body, yes, but it looks even better as a lamp shade, or a coaster. Now that's putting your heart into your work. And when someone decides to use the human body for display, an eye ball here, a muscle there, all sorts of creativity can come about! Art causes a reaction, yes? Fear no art.

  • Slaying The Devil: One Man's Fight To Kick A Gambling Problem Into Touch

    When's the last time you endured that all too familiar gut-wrenching feeling? You know, that horrible 'sinking' feeling when the remainder of last week's wages disappeared at the turn of a card or the drop of a ball on the roulette wheel.Or maybe it didn't happen at the casino - maybe you lost it at the bookies' shop. It was all looking so good at one point; the horse you backed had what seemed to be an unassailable lead going into the final furlong, and you were beginning to count your winnings. Then, from nowhere, an outside shot comes steaming home and pips your horse right on the line. BANG!! Gone, just like that - not just what would have been a handsome win, but with it the stake money that you could barely afford to lay out in the first instance. You had sworn in earnest that you weren't going to go through that whole palaver yet again, the one where excuses have to be thought up. And fast. Excuses and lies to the wife as to why you can't afford to take her out to that smart restaurant for a treat. Excuses and lies to explain away the unpaid phone bill. When all is said and done, is it all really worth it? Ask yourself seriously. I am a regular kind of guy who got caught up in precisely this kind of struggle to quit. My story initially charts how I got in with a group of people, in my late teens and early twenties, who were quite simply addicted to gambling, and how I soon fell into the same trap. I then go on to explain how I went about 'Slaying The Devil' ! And it wasn't easy. . not by any stretch of the imagination.

  • Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte Vol. 1

    Baron Claude Francois de Meneval (1778-1850) was Napoleon's private secretary, and was present at many historic occasions.

  • Ancient Portraits from the Athenian Agora

    Originally published by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, here is a selection of ancient portraits from the Athenian Agora: statues, coins, busts, and carvings, with maps and other illustrations.

  • Parent Guide And Childlike Behavior

    The book is intended to give some vital instructions that would enable one to build relationship and thus manage our homes properly. It also considers some important issues to learn, in order to have courage when things are not going right and as well as to make the home run smoothly. It is intended to serve as a learning manual for developing some vital attributes that make up a good individual/child. Finally it is ideal for measuring some oustanding qualities that makes an individual/child develop a good character.

  • The Sarva-Dar Ana-Sa Graha

    A review of the different systems of Hindu philosophy by Vidyaranya Swami.

  • Yoga Vashisht, or Heaven Found

    This translation of the "Laghu Yoga Vashishta," traditionally written by the sage Vasistha (one of the teachers of Rama), is a shorter version, not an academic or critical translation. It will appeal to casual readers.

  • Arsene Lupin: An Adventure Story

    A facsimile reprint of the International Adventure Library / Three Owls Edition. By Edgar Jepson and Maurice Leblanc. From the play by Maurice Leblanc and Francis de Croisset. Frontispiece by H. Richard Boehm.

  • I Am Helpful

    What are some nice things to do for those in need? Readers will find many encouraging suggestions for helping others, from walking the dog to volunteering at a food bank. Relatable stories and photographs explore many ways for readers to lend a helping hand in their homes, schools, and communities.

  • Take the Time: Mindfulness for Kids

    This pensive and peaceful book encourages children to slow down and become deliberate with their day-to-day actions and thoughts. With gentle rhythms and soothing imagery, kids may be guided toward a quiet self-awareness and mindfulness.

  • Letters to Kaia: Adventures of A Danish Boy In England During WWII and After

    A grandfather describes his boyhood experiences of World War II Britain - with its bombs and rationing, evacuation and separation, "doodle-bugs" and rockets - to a grand-daughter currently of the same age (ten years), as he was at the end of the war in 1945, the midpoint of the decade spanned by this book. The story begins with the author on vacation by the Danish seaside with his mother and infant brother in September 1939 as War was being declared by Britain and France on Nazi Germany. They escape by flying back to England just before the German invasion of Denmark. The family endures the London Blitz until he, his mother and brother are evacuated to a village in northern England to escape more bombing (which, it turns out, they fail to do). Throughout, young Michael has many adventures, which "Grandpa" Michael relates to his granddaughter Kaia in England. Brought together as a continuous narrative, we see that Michael regarded his environment as "normal" - that children brought up in a war zone accept the state of war as normal! Immediate post-war Britain in its grey, austere disillusion is accepted by the growing child who is more intrigued by the experiences of his Danish cousins during the German Occupation with secret agents and the Resistance. Why is Denmark awash in dairy products and ample meats when people in Britain - supposedly a victor of the war - struggle on with niggardly food allowances? This account is unique, not so much in it's description of a child's memories of the violence of war in England (and his acceptance of it), but with the counter-point of his cousins' experiences in a Denmark subject not to bombs but to the presence of an inimical, occupying force.

  • It's Snowing! / Está Nevando!

    Whats that fluffy stuff coming from the clouds? Its snow! The first snowfall is always an exciting time. In this book, a colorful illustrated character bundles up to battle the cold weather before shoveling the fresh snow. With easy-to-read text presented in both English and standard Latin American Spanish, early readers will watch snow become a snowman with the help of some hard work and a big hat! The experience of a winter snowstorm is highlighted by bright illustrations of a child experiencing the weather patterns just outside his home. [ High-interest topic engages young readers [ Strong picture-text correlation aids in comprehension [ Reading level supports beginning readers [ Picture glossary helps develop vocabulary skills [ Comprehendible index guides readers through each book

  • The Secret Science Behind Miracles

    Max Freedom Long chronicled the spiritual powers of the shamans of Hawaii, the Kahuna. Although not an ethnographic account of Hawaiian healing, Long's book is enfused by anecdotes and personal experiences in the islands of Hawaii.

  • Kayaking and Rafting

    Readers will be constantly engaged as they uncover what it means to "shoot the rapids." Kayaking and rafting may seem like simple activities, but it takes a lot of know-how to successfully navigate a river. Readers learn the to discern between a sea kayak and a whitewater kayak. Amidst the adventure, they review how to perform a roll, to regain safety, if they flip over.

  • Cuantas Piscas?: A Latino's Lonely Journey to Success

    The book is a very candid and personal account of a Latino's journey out of poverty. In the book the author shares wonderful stories of his growing -up days as well as stories of his clients after he began his career as a human service worker. He joyously shares his family with the reader and vividly describes the people that had an influence on his life. The book includes pictures as well as poems which contribute greatly to our understanding of the author's thoughts and feelings. He begins by explaining the title to the book. Cuantas Piscas?, he tells us, was a line that young men used to start a conversation with girls picking cotton in the same field. The words have a double meaning to him as they also express how much one is capable of accomplishing, or what is one's potential? It begs the character question, what kind of a person are you? Born to Mexican immigrant parents, the author describes the obstacles that he faced as he chased the illusive American Dream and as he attempted to assimilate into a culture that was not yet ready to welcome him. He describes his academic as well as his spiritual journey and the challenges that he faced as he tried to make sense of a world full of contradictions and confusion. Because of this, Noe Lara shares with us that he gained a better appreciation for his rich Mexican culture and his family's religious beliefs. This, he explains, had a great deal of influence on the way he pursued success.

  • One Solitary Life: Book III ? The Christ Epoch

    In the ever recurring passage of the ages, as life, civilizations, cultures and humanity's awareness have evolved, a message has been eternally whispered in man's ear; a continuum of Divine Revelation has unfolded essential to the next pending chapter in the Book of Life and bearing a profound vision of mankind's spiritual heritage. The message contained in this Ageless Wisdom has been one of promise and hope, of a future fulfillment and the possibility of attaining an ecstatic, unified state called Heaven, Nirvana, Mecca or Paradise awaiting mankind at the end of his journey. The Divine Knowledge (Gnosis) explored in the trilogy, One Solitary Life, embodies the coordinates of the path of man's evolution toward divinity, leading to the attainment of man's Spiritual Legacy; union with the Divine.In the first two books of this trilogy we have explored our origins and the nature of the universe we share. Now we turn to the ultimate quest for the enlightened awareness of the Christ nature dormant within each of us. Using the New Testament as allegory for this quest we live the story of Jesus with him, examining the journey through his eyes. What is the meaning of the virgin birth and the visit of the three Magi? Why three temptations in the wilderness and what were the real tests involved? Why did Jesus bring Peter James and John with him to the mount of the Transfiguration? What were the underlying meanings of the mantras spoken on the cross? Did he really die for our sins, or live to show us the "way"? The answers will surprise you and they could transform the meaning of this scripture for all time in the hearts of men and women of faith everywhere."The Christ Epoch" is the quintessential exploration of the mystical Path of Light personified by Christ. It delves deep into the symbolic meanings of the events depicted in the gospel accounts of the New Testament, revealing the nature of the path before each human being and the perfected state of human consciousness.

  • A Maverick's Odyssey: One Doctor's Quest to Conquer Disease

    Can we quickly alter our health care system so that we can discover new medical breakthrough therapies and make them rapidly available to patients? The answer to this critical question is a resounding "Yes!" Dr. Stephen L. DeFelice has put forth his creative solution to this critical problem through conferences, talks, articles, books and the efforts of his Foundation for Innovation in Medicine, FIM. His solution has yet to catch on so its tremendous promise remains to be fulfilled. But things may be about to change dramatically. Dr. DeFelice's answer seems simple at first-perhaps too simple. It's called "Doctornauts," the term he coined to describe physicians who can more easily volunteer for clinical studies than the rest of us. These physician-volunteers can be the subjects in clinical trials that the general public cannot participate in because of legal and ethical concerns. Doctornauts has the potential to help patients all over America--immediately and immensely. This book tells the story of Dr. DeFelice and of his life-long passion, not only to prevent and treat illness, but also, to conquer disease through his innovative approach to increasing medical discovery and improving medical treatment. Perhaps the single most important aspect of the Doctornaut concept becomes evident when it is understood who it will most help-you!

  • Strip Mining

    Strip mines can be found everywhere from Appalachia to India, across China, and all the way to Australia. They may contain deposits of coal, copper, or gold. Readers will find out what strip mines are and how they are used, and discover some of the pros and cons about the operation of these mines. Full-color photographs and in-depth sidebars highlight some of the destruction that the mining practices cause and how some companies work to reclaim the land after the mines are closed.

  • Les grandes espérances

    Traduction Charles Bernard-Derosne

  • Reporting Quantitative Research in Psychology: How to Meet APA Style Journal Article Reporting Standards

    Reporting Quantitative Research in Psychology offers practical guidance for understanding and implementing the American Psychological Association's Journal Article Reporting Standards for Quantitative Research (JARS-Quant) and Meta-Analysis Reporting Standards (MARS). These standards lay out the essential pieces information researchers need to report, including detailed accounts of the methods they followed, data results and analysis, interpretations of their findings, and implications for future research.

    This new edition reflects updates to the original JARS and the MARS that meet researchers' developing needs in the behavioral, social, educational, and medical sciences. Author Harris Cooper analyzes examples from APA journals, offering readers easy-to-read advice for implementing these revised standards in their own writing while also conforming with the APA Style guidelines laid out in the sixth edition of the Publication Manual. New and expanded chapters offer more detailed guidelines for reporting statistical analyses and unique elements of different types of research, including replication studies, clinical trials, and observational studies. This book is essential reading for experienced and early career researchers alike, as well as undergraduate and graduate students in research methods classes.

  • Y Pensabamos que Eramos los mas Arrechos!: Como Hacernos Ricos O Ahogarnos En El Petroleo

    Y pensabamos que eramos los mas arrechos!: como hacernos ricos o ahogarnos en el petroleo es una afrenta explosiva que desafia la esencia y la responsabilidad de la sociedad venezolana. Un controversial paseo por la Venezuela que muchos no se molestan en ver, bien sea porque no ofrece ninguna ganancia politica o porque resulta dolorosa, bochornosa y dificil de procesar. Cuenta la historia de un capitalismo fallido y sus consecuencias, la inherente ineficiencia y mediocridad criolla; revelando la mentalidad conservadora que arropa la mente y los corazones de los venezolanos. Un llamado critico en un mar de ovejas ideologicas que van desde la extrema izquierda hasta la extrema derecha, idolatrando individualidades, en vez de brindar proyectos concretos de desarrollo. Vasquez engloba cada consejo en su libro, desafiando cualquier ideologia establecida. El libro posee una mentalidad abierta y flexible, mientras exhibe un estilo y analisis maleducado, burlista y vulgar; hacia tipicos puntos de vistas observados diariamente en el discurso politico contemporaneo venezolano. Sin limitarse a pura critica, el autor incluye una abundante variedad de soluciones, combinando el uso de innumerables hechos concretos y estadisticas frias. Capitulos de lectura esencial, incluyen: Marx como un critico anti-venezolano de Bolivar, sorprendentes revelaciones sobre la pobreza en el imperio norteamericano, Japon, Francia y Alemania, la "fuga de cerebros" tanto de paises subdesarrollados como de naciones desarrolladas, las verdaderas razones detras del exito popular del dictador bielorruso Aleksandr Lukashenko, la discusion sobre la educacion y las libertades sexuales en Venezuela, asi como la predisposicion que posee el venezolano promedio a ser cochino y a "chulearse" al Estado, en vez de convertirse en una fuerza productiva a tono con otras economias, no solamente de naciones industrializadas, pero tambien economias emergentes, que salieron de la pobreza ejecutando medidas economicas y sociales no convencionales, en un mundo rapidamente globalizado.

  • Prayer: The Art of Believing

    What is Prayer? Is it mere superstition, or is it verifiable as the fact that water wets and fire burns? Neville set out to answer this question for himself. You can read it in an hour, but you will remember PRAYER: The Art of Believing for the rest of your life.

  • Listen to my Heart: An Anthology of Life, Love and Loss

    There are many times in the course of life when mere speech is not enough. This is where poetry can take over, filling the void between the emotion and the voice. This book takes you to the highest places of joy and the deepest depths of pain and fear. Listen to My Heart examines our response to physical and mental illness, and suffering of many kinds. It also explores the strength of love that is found within a family, and the role that a strong faith can play in difficult situations. Each poem has a life of its own, and although some may be extremely sad, there is always the glimmer of hope on the horizon, mirroring real life. So if you have had to suffer the anguish of cancer, dementia, abuse, mental illness or death of a loved one, you will find words that you will be able to identify with, and express your pain through. Read them silently, or shout them out aloud! Feel the power of poetry that can give strength in the most difficult of circumstances.

  • The Plebiscite, or A Miller's Story of the War

    Erckmann-Chatrian was the name used by French authors Emile Erckmann (1822-1899) and Alexandre Chatrian (1826-1890), nearly all of whose works were jointly written."

  • Precious Lord! How to play Black Gospel Book 1

    Precious Lord! How to Play Gospel Music book 1 is the leading and most comprehensive book on the subject. It offers step by step instructions; from traditional to contemporary styles, and is a great teaching aid for the private instructor and the college professor. "TRULY A TREASURE!To all who have wished for and searched for a good book on how to play black gospel. This is it!! This book is better than good. It is excellent. The author clearly knows his subject well and is able to present it clearly...The book is practical and detailed. Many different aspects of black gospel are illustrated and are demonstrated on the accompanying CDs. As far as I am concerned this material is classic. In view of the quality of the information as well as the fact that this imformation is normally so difficult to obtain, I feel blessed to have bought this book..."Linden, NJ United States "Hightly Substantive!!!A long overdue book that delves down into the the theory behind playing black gospel. It is well written, and substantive. Robert L. Jefferson has elevated the instruction of gospel to a totally new level. With players of the authentic music willing or able to teach being so rare, it is a true treat to study with an individual who is so clearly able to articulate it. After a brief history of the music, Mr. Jefferson tackles a wide array of topics from basic chord theory and gospel cadence, to everything from passing chords, secondary dominants, contemporary, licks and fills, soul gospel and more. Examples are enlightening and abundant...Purchasing this book will definitely take you to a whole new level regardless of where you are now! When it comes to music instruction books, this book ranks TOP on my list.""Jazz Organist" (Tokyo, Japan)

  • For Magicians Only: Patent Pending, or Magic Is the Mother of Invention

    Self-described as "A Hilarious New Act, Wherein a Magician Rides the Washington Merry-Go-Round," Patent Pending focuses on the importance of having a well-thought-out magical routine.

  • Conducting Your Literature Review

    This book will help students formulate a strategy for making clear decisions about what to include and not include in their literature reviews, and avoid getting overwhelmed by the sheer volume of available research. It will also help them understand the steps that are needed to produce a reliable and unbiased summary of the existing research.

  • Emotions, Aggression, and Morality in Children: Bridging Development and Psychopathology

    Chapters demonstrate how early affective experiences and relationships provide a foundation for children's subsequent social cognitive understanding of victimization, harm, and moral intentionality.

  • Snakes/ Serpientes

    - Correlates to early elementary science curriculum
    - Bolded words, close photo-text match, and labeled photos reinforce key vocabulary

  • A Memoir of Jane Austen

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • The Story of a Soul (L'Histoire d'une Âme): The Autobiography of St. Thérèse of Lisieux: The Story of a Soul (L'Histoire d'une Âme): The Autobiography of St. Thérèse of Lisieux

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • Teaching Dance: The Spectrum of Styles

    Teaching dance is an activity that is both a rigorous discipline which involves many years of study and a deeply personal expression. Throughout the years, from the time I first encountered the Spectrum, I've realized more and more what an amazing pedagogical tool it is for dance as an art form. The Spectrum will help dance teachers address many issues, including the following:. For the beginning teacher, "Did I meet my objectives? How can I judge how well I did?". For the advanced teacher, "How can I encourage initiative and make students more self-motivated?". For the college or university teacher, "How do I help my colleagues in other disciplines (and administration) understand dance as an academic discipline? What do I put in my tenure and promotion portfolio?". For teachers with adult beginner classes, "How do I introduce my adult learners to basic movement material without 'teaching down' to them, to recognize their cognitive level and maturity?". For teachers in private studios, "How can I teach so that I reach every student, keep students coming back for more classes, and thus keep enrollment (and my business) up?". When teaching large classes, "How can I provide feedback for every student in the class and still keep the class moving?" Whether you are facing a class of students for the first time or are an experienced teacher, whether you teach children or adults, whether in a recreational setting or college, you will find useful information here. Supported by illustrations, examples, sample lesson plans, criteria sheets, activity suggestions and discussion questions, this work is designed for use as a textbook for student teachers and a resource for the professional teacher. It includes practical tips and application suggestions, with additional material downloadable from the author's website.

  • An Interruption That Lasted a Lifetime: My First Eighty Years

    "I am proud to know Dr. E. Bruce Heilman as a Marine, educator and friend. He is a man of great character and the embodiment of our Core Values of Honor, Courage and Commitment. Drawing "inspiration" from his rural upbringing and his Marine Corps service as a sergeant during World War II, Dr. Heilman's career in higher education and his successes as president and chancellor of a college and university are testimony to what determination and motivation can do. His leadership as a member and chairman of the boards for both the Marine Corps University and the Marine Military Academy, combined with his service on the boards of the Marine Heritage Foundation and the Marine Association have dramatically improved our Corps and speak volumes to his legacy as a leader, educator and Marine Corps visionary. He is a founder and member of the Commandant's Circle in the Museum of the Marines, and remains active in Marine Corps aff airs. In summary, I can offer Dr. Heilman no greater compliment than to say he is a great American, a tremendous family man, and an outstanding Marine! Semper Fi!" - Commandant of the Marine Corps, General James T. Conway "While living up to his own high values, Bruce worked his way up so many ladders that he may have lost count." - Dr. Edward J. Boling, President Emeritus, University of Tennessee

  • African-American Men and Their Daughters: Living Out the Father-Daughter Drama

    This book traces the lives of the author and other African-American women she interviewed about their African-American fathers. The author states that the most powerful relationship an African-American woman will ever have with a male is the one she has or doesn?t have with her father. Whether present or absent Houston-Little asserts: fathers impact their daughter?s lives in ways that sometimes defy description. If young African-American girls grow up with a loving, involved father in her life, the young girl seems to do well and lead a balanced life. She doesn?t appear to be haunted by serious emotional and physical illnesses. While on the other hand, when a young girl does not have any relationship with her father or one that she perceives is less than adequate, serious issues may arise. Often a relationship that is perceived as less than adequate is as devastating as not having a relationship with her father at all. If a young girl?s relationship with her father is non-existent or less than adequate, it is at this point that the ?drama? appears to begin. ?Drama? refers to a series of actions, reactions that the young girl, adolescent, soon to be adult female initiates and responds to a result of her perception. Perceptions that lead to ?drama? are that the young girl in question believes her father does not care/love her. She may also believe that she can?t trust anyone, especially men. No matter how hard she tries, she may also believe she?ll never be good enough in any tasks she undertakes. These different ?scenes?, frames of reference affect the young girl and all those with whom she interacts. It?s almost as though the young girl has a script from which she takes her cues. Often no one with whom she interacts even has a clue that a script even exists. This kind of miscuing or absence of cues for the unsuspecting participants, friend, husband, lover, son, professional associate, more often than not, leads to conflictual

  • The Words of Jesus

    The following are selected more especially as "Words for the Weary" -- healing leaves for the wounded spirit falling from the Tree of Life. Jesus was divinely qualified for this special office of speaking "many and comfortable words." "The Lord God hath given me the tongue of the learned, that I might know how to speak a Word in Season to him that is weary."

    Let us, like the disciple of Patmos, turn to hear the voice that speaks to us, saying, "I wait for the Lord, my soul doth wait, and in His Word do I hope." Eighteen hundred years have elapsed since these "words" were uttered. With tones of unaltered and unchanged affection, they are still echoed from the inner sanctuary -- they come this day fresh as they were spoken, from the lips of Him whose memorial to all time is this: "that same Jesus."

    Reader, seek to realise, in meditating on them, the simple but solemn truth -- "Christ speaks to me!" Surely nothing can be more soothing with which to close your eyes on your nightly pillow, or to carry with you in the morning out to the duties (or, it may be, the trials and sorrows) of the day, than -- "A WORD OF JESUS."

  • A Child's Heart Speaks: Surviving Sexual Abuse

    A Child's Heart Speaks is a heart breaking and compelling true story of two children who survived severe sexual abuse from a juvenile perpetrator-their older half brother. The reader gains a true glimpse into the personality, and tactics used by juveniles and adults to manipulate children into silence. The story serves as a call to action for all adults who care about children. The author, Claire Silva also incorporates national interviews with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Through their stories, the reader is able to understand some of the mental, physical, emotional and spiritual struggles survivors go through, and what helps survivors heal.

  • Leather Shoes, Selection and Care: Farmer's Bulletin No. 1523

    This April 1927 bulletin was produced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

  • Eli's Lie-O-Meter: A Story About Telling the Truth

    Eli knows the difference between pretending and real facts. Sometimes in real life keeping to the facts is hard for Eli. With the help of his parents and the super-deluxe lie-o-meter, Eli learns about the consequences of his fibs and the value of telling the truth.

  • Clothes for Little Folks and Baby Clothes

    These bulletins were issued by the Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts Extension Service and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. They cover clothing-making for children and babies. (Originally published August 1927.) Includes vintage illustrations.

  • Handbook of Clinical Hypnosis

    Today, hypnosis and hypnotic phenomena are in the mainstream of clinical, cognitive, and social psychology, and practitioners can benefit from a wealth of research to guide their interventions.

    In this second edition of the landmark Handbook of Clinical Hypnosis, editors Steven Jay Lynn, Judith W. Rhue, and Irving Kirsch have undertaken a significant revision of their classic text, first published over 15 years ago. Handbook of Clinical Hypnosis, Second Edition, is the ultimate resource for clinicians, researchers, and anyone interested in the theory.

  • Is Flying Risky Business?

    A provocative, informative look inside the aviation industry-the problems, the safety concerns, the arrogance. Since September 11th 2001, the airline industry has taken a severe blow to its economic stability. Many changes have been made, but many more still need to come in order to make this industry as safe as it should be. We now see the airline industry starting to stabilize, but at what cost? Are current Federal policies assuring your safety, or are organizations like the Airline Pilots Association (ALPA) still able to dictate legislation in Washington? These questions and many others are candidly answered in this expose. With information from this book the air traveler will acquire the ability to sense trouble and steer clear of undesirable air carriers. A person will be more knowledgeable about an industry that has thrived on the ignorance of the masses, and with this knowledge they may can make better, informed decisions.

  • The Seminole Indians of Florida

    Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution; 1883-84; Government Printing Office- Washington 1887; pages 469-532

  • Parenting Secrets: What No One Told You...

    This book is a PARENTING BOOK for adults who want to do the best possible parenting! The book covers parenting of: young children, teens and adult children. It describes scenarios as well as solutions in dealing effectively with each age level. It's a great support for any adult involved with children!It is recommended reading for parents, grandparents, teachers, counselors and pediatricians. Parenting Secrets is also a great resource for school guidance counselors.

  • Nuclear Iran: A Prelude to WWIII

    In a world where humanity has so far failed to learn any positive lessons from two devastating world wars, where trillions of US dollars are being spent on armaments and new inventions to kill, where terrorism has been gaining control over reason, constructive dialogue and diplomacy, sheer madness seeks to control and run international relations.While a group of states attempt through globalization, international organizations, democratic theories and practices to establish an international order based on repudiating warfare as the mean to resolve conflicts whether economic, social, political or ideological, others have enlisted themselves in fundamentalist, fanatic and terrorist armies, to establish their new world order. They call their ideology divine and sacred, led by God himself, who, at this time is filled with anger and vengeance against His creation because it opted to follow a secular and democratic way of life. He is willing through terror, fear and unlimited oppression to destroy two-thirds of that creation. This cultural-religious conflict has become a reality formed of scattered groups of fundamentalists led by Iranian claims, that God is sending His messenger, Al-Mahdi, to perform the task and impose a divinely run world order.

  • Demystifying Wall Street: Shedding a Little Light on the Bull!

    This is the book that Wall Street doesn't want you to read. It's a book about my experiences, my insights, and my take on the brokerage business. As a top-producing Wall Street stockbroker for 20 years at some of its largest firms, I had the opportunity to see everything - the junkets, the incentives, the sales strategies, the product preferences, and most of all how customers are treated. Demystifying Wall Street begins with some of my personal experiences, how I went from being a car salesman (and musician) to joining one of Wall Street's biggest brokerages. And then it explains how I discovered that car dealerships and brokerages operate in very much the same way: by incentives. More compelling, the book reveals a perspective that is often lost on consumers: Salesmen, whether of stocks or cars, are paid to sell products. They work, at the end of the day, for the manufacturers of those products and therefore their interests are never aligned with buyers. Those buyers on Wall Street are you. This is the flaw in the Wall Street business model that is at the crux of Demystifying Wall Street. Despite the bull, the advertisements, and all of the lip service, stockbrokers can never be the trusted advisers they portend to be. If they were, and put clients' interests ahead of their own, they'd be broke. Yet, the average income of stockbrokers is several hundred thousand dollars and can stretch up into millions of dollars. I explain how this then translates into a lifestyle trap for Wall Street stockbrokers, how they have to produce, produce, produce, to keep up their means. It shows how bigger and better EVERYTHING is rewarded by brokerage firm management. Managers want brokers to get nicer cars, buy bigger houses. They hold out carrots at the office too - corner offices, secretaries, and trips - all in a design to keep brokers in the firm's nest. Rife with information, including charts, tables, and graphs, Demystifying Wall Street is meant to be used as resource guide, a resource guide, mind you, that tells a story. My personal experiences and anecdotes are meant to grab readers' attention and engage them. But the book itself is full of easy-to-understand financial lessons.

  • Male, Female: The Evolution of Human Sex Differences

    Why do girls tend to earn better grades in school than boys? Why are men still far more likely than women to earn degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics? And why are men on average more likely to be injured in accidents and fights than women? These and many other questions are the subject of both informal investigation in the media and formal investigation in academic and scientific circles. In his landmark book Male, Female: The Evolution of Human Sex Differences, author David Geary provided the first comprehensive evolutionary model to explain human sex differences. Using the principles of sexual selection such as female choice and male-male competition, the author systematically reviewed and discussed the evolution of sex differences and their expression throughout the animal kingdom, as a means of not just describing but explaining the same process in Homo sapiens. Now, over ten years since the first edition, Geary has completed a massive update, expansion and theoretical revision of his classic text.

  • Fear God and the Shadow of the Muslim Sword

    Fear God and the Shadow of the Muslim Sword" is a study of Islam and the men leading it in the twenty-first century. I am neither a preacher nor a politician. I am an author caught up in a sensitive subject most secular societies are unfamiliar with. This book is a rational explanation without bias. It is based on both historical fact and books written by modern Muslim leaders themselves, it is not an attack on the religion based on personal agenda.

    My research told a different story than what has become common on the editorial pages of American newspapers and contradictory to what the leaders of the American Muslim community are saying. The fact however is, that, with limited exceptions, the term moderate is not compatible when used in a sentence with the word Islam, except to describe what Islam is not!

    Challenge me if you will, but put rhetoric aside and research your own beliefs first.

    "Islam is a revolutionary doctrine and system that overturns governments. It seeks to overturn the whole universal social order ___ and to establish its structure anew ___ Islam seeks the world. It is not satisfied by a piece of land but demands the whole universe ___ Jihad is at the same time offensive and defensive ___ The Islamic party does not hesitate to utilize the means of war to implement its goal." Sayyid Abdul-Ala Mawdudi - Jihad in Islam This Pakistani / Islamic Leader / Teacher / Author died in Buffalo, New York.

    Mr. Pat

  • Work Ethics and the Generation Gap!: Which Ethical Track Are You On?

    Work Ethics And The Generation Gap! Many employers are noticing a pessimistic difference in today's generation. We are all asking what happened to responsibility, motivation, having positive values, and integrity along with wanting and expecting more of today's youth and ourselves. Of course, there are many who have that excellent work ethic already. There are those who are workaholics and may need more balance in their lives, and maybe manage their time more wisely, which is also covered in this book. It sounds like there may be some questions. The real question may be: "Do we have the answers and how do we meet this solution as a nation?" I believe those of us who are parents, employers, teachers and all positive active members of the community can motivate the necessary changes towards more agreeable and moral principals. Dr. Joanne Sujansky, founder of KEY group, author, and certified professional speaker sheds some light on Generation X, Y, and the baby boomers in chapter ten. Also find out what the community has to say in chapter seven.

  • Snow White and the Magic Mirror

    Snow White is just TOO nice and always helping other people out. She never has a moment to herself! She asks her magic mirror for advice but will she ever really listen to the answer? Snow White must learn to say no if she's going to live happily ever after...

  • Horses/ Los Caballos

    - Supports the early elementary science curriculum
    - Glossary, Index
    - More books to read, Web sites

  • Into the Greenhouse Vol. IV: Dreams. The Art of Living Limitlessly

    This is Volume IV of XXV Volumes of Dreams. Dreamt over the course of a decade, and recorded on audio-cassettes. Starting in 1989, the dream tapes ended in 1998. Each volume is the transcribed contents of ten audio-cassettes; each serving, as a chapter, which were mostly 90 minutes. These dream volumes, do validate the dreams shared in the revolutionary memoir, Dream Magus Of Babylon, which explores the spiritual journey of Task Companions; Stephen S. Katz and I, which lasted 7 years and beyond, transcending his passing in 1989. A fascinating read, it explores a life in the theatre in both New York City and Canada, involves a nasty betrayal, great anecdotes, with dreams of the departed woven into the magical, inspiring tale that's full of laughter and kick-ass sex!

  • Hercules Fights the Nemean Lion

    Hercules is the ultimate mythical herothis fast-paced, exciting story will keep readers rooting for the heroic Hercules to succeed as the colorful pages bring alive his mythical world. After killing his family in a fit of madness, he strives for redemption through twelve impossible labors. If completed, not only would the gods forgive his terrible actions, but they would also grant him immortality. Action-packed illustrations and accessible content quickly plunge readers into the first two of Herculess laborsthe killing of the Nemean Lion and beheading of the many-headed hydra.

  • Embarrass My Dog: The Way We Were, the Things We Thought

    Award-winning writer Dr. Damien Broderick gathers his most forthright articles from the 1960s and '70s, on topics ranging from sex, politics, and religion to drugs and the way things were before the Internet, and caps them with sharp insights from today, looking back in amazement--and often with dismay or laughter. Great reading!

  • Electricity

    Over the past few hundred years, the introduction of electricity has changed how people live all over the worldso much so that many cant imagine life without it! The earliest experiments with electricity, like those done by Ben Franklin and William Gilbert, will fascinate readers as they learn the basics of electricity, from atoms to circuits. Exemplified by familiar situations and items, the main science content supplements what readers will encounter in the classroom, including history as well as future energy sources such as wind and solar power. Vivid photographs and additional fact boxes make learning about science simply electrifying!

  • Why Am I Blue?: A Story About Being Yourself

    The Blue Frog looked at his reflection in the water and asked, "Why am I blue?"
    The Green Frog didn't know.
    Dandelion had no answer.
    And Fish? No idea either!

    Being different from one's peers can be hard. We all want to be part of a group and to be accepted and loved by others. We might struggle with whether to embrace our differences or hide them in order to fit in.

    In this story, the Blue Frog wonders why he is blue, and not green like other frogs. He feels confused, sad, and different, and seeks to answer the question "why am I blue?" Eventually hearing a simple, but profound explanation, the Blue Frog begins to embrace his blueness and accept being different than his friends.

    Includes a Note to Parents and Caregivers by Gayle E. Pitman, PhD, that discusses how children experience differences throughout childhood and how adults can guide children toward an understanding and acceptance of differences and similarities they will face throughout life.

    From the Note to Parents and Caregivers:

    Some differences can be a source of positive self-esteem for children. They could have qualities that are cool, quirky, and respected by others. For example, if a child is especially talented at something, like art, music, or athletics, they might feel respected by their peers, even though their talent sets them apart to some extent. Moreover, if this quality is nurtured by family members and teachers and through extracurricular activities, these differences can enhance self-esteem in a powerful way.

    Differences don't always work that way, though. Some differences involve characteristics like disability, gender identity, or race, qualities that have been used throughout history to justify inequality and mistreatment. If differences aren't valued by the individual or by society, a few things can happen...

  • The Young Man's Guide

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

  • Ethical Practice in Geropsychology

    Psychologists who work with older adults find themselves encountering a number of novel issues. Determining a client's decision-making capacity, balancing a client's autonomy with his or her well-being, and juggling differing priorities from various parties--the clients, their families, and other healthcare professionals--give rise to a number of complicated ethical and legal quandaries. The easy-to-follow decision-making model provided in this book will help clinicians make the most ethically sound decisions possible in these challenging situations. Clinical vignettes illustrate how to handle ethical and legal issues in a variety of contexts.

  • Coparenting: A Conceptual and Clinical Examination of Family Systems

    James McHale defines coparenting as "an enterprise undertaken by two or more adults who together take on the care and upbringing of children for whom they share responsibility." Coparents may be members of the child's extended family, divorced or foster parents, or other specialized caregivers.

    This landmark book was written to encourage good coparenting as a powerful support for at-risk children's social, emotional, and behavioral needs.

    Part I examines the concepts, theories, and empirical research underlying this dynamic socialization force characteristic of all family systems. Part II explores clinical applications--the various assessments and interventions that promote coparenting. The result is essential reading for those interested in the welfare of children.

  • Highway Whispering

    Tina could not proceed through the light until she said goodbye to her husband Bill and their daughter Tori.

  • Being a Bullfrog

    A little imagination puts the reader in the body of a bullfrog in this fun and engaging book. They'll picture themselves capturing bugs for dinner with their sticky tongue and hibernating through winter at the bottom of a muddy pond. The stages of a bullfrog's life are highlighted in vivid photographs and colorful images in this fact-filled hop through the interesting days of a bullfrog.

  • They Called My Husband a Gangster

    Alice Vaus was married to James Arthur Vaus, Jr., (1919-?) who was a wiretapper for the mob before he quit and turned to God with Billy Graham in 1949.

  • Slap-Shot Slump

    Simon Wahlberg eats, sleeps, and breathes hockey. When his family moves to the town of Edgewater, known for its elite high school hockey team, Simon tries out for the squad. Even though he's only in eighth grade, he lands a spot on the roster. But playing hockey for Edgewater isn't easy. Every player is bigger, stronger, and faster than Simon. If Simon is going to keep up, he will have to push himself further than he ever has before. But soon his grades begin to slide, and Simon starts to question if hockey is the right choice for him. Can Simon find a way to do it all?

  • Death in 60 Days: Who Silenced Booker T. Washington? - A Nurse's View

    This book traces the last days of the life of Booker T. Washington, Founder of Tuskegee Institute now known as Tuskegee University. He was on vacation in Mobile, Alabama from Sept. 18, 1915 through Oct. 1, 1915 where he relaxed, fished and hunted. On October 17, 1915 he made his last speech to the student body on the importance of teamwork. His last public appearance was in New Haven, CT. on Oct. 25, 1915. A week later while in New York the newspapers reported that he had a nervous breakdown and was ageing rapidly. The hospital record dated November 1, 1915 stated that he had no mental symptoms. After reviewing all the documentation using various sources, a professional nurse will show that Booker T. Washington was the victim of a cleverly planned assassination. Additionally, the death of this leader is associated with the 40 year Tuskegee Syphilis Study. This book is very thought provoking and interesting. It will make you want to look deeper into the story. The reader will see how this great leader enjoyed a restful vacation along the Gulf Coast and within 60 days he was dead and buried. His death changed the course of American history. See if you can figure out "WHO SILENCED BOOKER T. WASHINGTON?'

  • Seven Days in Colorado: With Mom and Grandma

    This playful children's book will inspire you and your children or grandchildren to explore many of Colorado's wonders. You will travel through butterfly sanctuaries, Denver's glorious parks, Colorado's majestic mountains, and end with the sound of an ancient lullaby which will add to your repertoire of children's music. If you live in Colorado you can follow the week which is illustrated here, if you live elsewhere you will want to travel to this Rocky Mountain state for an unforgettable trip.

  • The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln

    The collected letters, speeches, etc. written by Abraham Lincoln.

  • Goats

    Meh! Meh! Goats are busy on the farm, where they have many jobs. Some goats are raised for their wool, which can be made into clothing. Other goats are kept for their milk. Some goats help carry loads on the farm. In Goats, learn all about this useful animal.

  • Straight Talk for Teenage Girls

    Straight Talk for Teenage Girls gives sensible ideas and information on subjects that all girls must face as they mature. The book gives girls a variety of answers to help them face pressures from friends, boys, and life. Teen girls need help in dealing with emotions, body changes, bad situations, friendships, and problems. Straight Talk gives not only simple, straight forward answers, but also ideas, telephone numbers, web sites, and things to say and do in all situations where girls feel threatened. It is a fast paced society today with parents and teens going every direction. Some teens have no one to help them with their questions, therefore Straight Talk For Teenage Girls.

  • Gender Differences in Prenatal Substance Exposure

    Adverse effects of prenatal exposure to neurotoxins, including cocaine, alcohol, marijuana, and lead, are well documented and range from initial growth deficits to later cognitive and behavioral problems. Exciting new research has found that there are gender differences in these sequelae resulting in different outcomes for males and females. Namely, exposed males appear to be more vulnerable and experience greater deficits than exposed females. Cutting-edge and thought-provoking, this volume explores a full range of topics related to gender differences in: neurological effects and sensory motor delays; brain metabolism and gene expression; growth velocity, organ maturity, cerebral vasoconstriction, oxidative stress, and sex hormone levels; and cognitive, behavioral, neurochemical, and emotional effects. Bringing together an outstanding group of animal and human researchers, this book aims to contribute to our knowledge of central nervous system development to better inform intervention efforts that target the most vulnerable groups. This timely volume reflects our increasingly sophisticated and refined understanding of this societal problem.

  • Le Morte D'arthur

    This volume includes books X through XXI, plus the glossary, of the Professor Rhys edition of "Le Morte d'Arthur."

  • In Search of Diamonds: Discovering the Perfect Relationships

    Do we ever find the treasures we seek in life? Maggie began her search very early and was beginning to think that she would never find what she was looking for. Then just when she was ready to settle for less, she saw something that gave her hope beyond measure. Something that she realized was not just for her but for anyone that wanted to take advantage of this very thing. They say that "diamonds are a girl's best friend", Maggie found that there is this fake substance that has become something that people will settle for called "cubic zirconium". It look's like a diamond but it cost a whole lot less, it is much easier to come by and it is difficult to tell just by looking at it if it is a real diamond or a fake. "The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field." Matt. 13:44 NIV

  • It's Sunny! / Está Soleado!

    Using an easy-to-follow bilingual format, early readers will take a trip to the beach to play with crabs, make sand castles, and even search for shells.

  • Classic French Course in English


  • What Happens When I Yawn?

    Why do people yawn? Is it because we need oxygen? Or do we yawn to cool off our brain? The answer is, scientists arent totally sure just yet, but they have many great theories. The vibrant photographs and diagrams in this book help demonstrate what happens in the body when we yawn. The scientific yet accessible text was designed to both interest and enlighten readers of all ages.

  • Anyone? A Sculptor!: How to Be a Sculptor in 30 Days or Less

    Probably most comprehensive book on creating almost anything using a combination of metal or plastic mesh and concrete, commonly known as Ferrocement process. The reader/user will spend a modicum of money to become a proficient amature sculptor.

  • The Lazy Lion and The Busy Bee

    For ages 0+ months to early readers, this book is designed to help stimulate your child's visual IQ and audio rhythm IQ. The Lazy Lion and the Busy Bee features illustrations with deep color contrasts and movement which is blended with rich rhythmic poetry. Rhythmic and rhyming, this is a playful story about a lion that struggles to cope with his bully, a tiny mischievous bee. The story captures the irony of a mighty character that chooses to use his strengths to avoid a problem rather than to solve it. See what happens when the Lazy Lion and the Busy Bee cross paths.

  • Special Ed

    Special Ed takes the reader on an autobiographical journey through the life of someone succeeding in spite of his dyslexia. Receiving little assistance in identifying and dealing with his learning difficulties, Ed perseveres to create a life he wants rather than allowing others to dictate his future based on limited assessments of his abilities. The book tells the story of an individual who although intelligent and creative consistently performs well below average academically. After high school graduation he realizes he is unable to accept the limited life choices available to him as a result of his failing grades. Ultimately, he creates his own path, and achieves the full life he envisions for himself. The book focuses not only on dyslexia but the wide range of difficulties students encounter, both academically and emotionally, throughout their education. It illustrates that no matter what challenges a person faces, they must follow their inner voice toward their own personal happiness and success. It provides encouragement for all students and insight for those who sustain them.

  • A Course of Pure Mathematics: Third Edition

    G.H. Hardy's text is a good single volume refresher course for work in analysis and more advanced algebra, including number theory. Not quite as modern as Birkhoff and MacLane's text, or Manes' work, this volume forms the underpinnings of both works. If you have a good understanding of the preliminary work required in algebra and geometry, Hardy can be read directly and with pleasure. If you have a desire to understand the basis of what is presented in most first-year calculus texts, then Hardy's text is for you.

  • How Do Seeds Sprout?

    Looking at seeds, it can be hard to visualize how something so small can grow into something so big. Readers will uncover the mystery of how seeds grow into the plants we see around us. Colorful photographs and diagrams explain how each part of a seed plays a role in sprouting, while age-appropriate language explains every step of the process. The engaging text will make readers excited about how plants grow and inspire them to uncover more botanical mysteries.

  • Screen Writers Q & A

    Real questions from aspiring writers around the world, and Esther Luttrell's no nonsense answers based on years of experience in the ever-changing Hollywood market. "What Esther teaches is important for you to know if you ever intend to make it as a screenwriter" Paul Rabwin, Producer "The X Files"; "Studying with her is like bootcamp in constructing a screenplay for the real world of readers, agents and development executives" Steven Siebert, Screenwriter "Village of the Damned", Vice President of Development, Preger Entertainment.

  • Law and Disorder

    Anarky has struck the city of Gotham, but Bruce Wayne and his team have discovered the villain's plan: rid Gotham City of its laws and regulations, and let anarchy reign! But with a little help from the people of Gotham, Anarky could lose his chance to let chaos rule. Includes visual discussion questions and glossary.

  • What to Do When Mistakes Make You Quake: A Kid's Guide to Accepting Imperfection

    2015 ForeWord Indies Finalist, Juvenile Nonfiction

    "This empowering book will kids help kids build confidence in their abilities and increase their willingness to try new things and challenge themselves. Highly recommended."--A Mighty Girl Pick of the Day

    Explorers investigate places they have never been before. These explorers might take a while to make their discoveries. They might have trouble understanding their maps. They might make wrong turns. They might need to start their expedition all over again!

    If explorers could not accept their mistakes and keep going, they might never make any discoveries! Does this sound like you? If you have trouble accepting mistakes, if you try to be right all the time, or if you worry about being less than the best, this book is for you!

    It's natural to be afraid of making mistakes. You may be afraid of saying the wrong thing during a meeting or getting lost when traveling in a new city, for example. Kids can think this way, too. In fact, some kids are so afraid of making mistakes that they may hold back from challenges and blame others for their errors. A kid may forgo an activity for fear of not excelling. Or, a student may fail to complete assignments on time due to erasing too much, rewriting, or overdoing the task in some way. Kids who worry about being wrong or making mistakes may try to control situations to ensure their success, blame others for their failings, see themselves in a negative light, or be critical in general. They may have trouble making decisions for fear of making the wrong one. It's exhausting trying to avoid mistakes--for you and for your child.

    What to Do When Mistakes Make You Quake guides children and their parents through the emotions underlying a fear of making mistakes using strategies and techniques based on cognitive-behavioral principles. This interactive self-help book is the complete resource for educating, motivating, and empowering children to cope with mistakes -- so they can explore new territory without fear! Here are some helpful tips to keep in mind:

    • Emphasize effort more than outcome.
    • Let your child make mistakes--don't do your child's work for him.
    • Model self-acceptance and lose gracefully.
    • Comment on why you're okay when you make a mistake.
    • Demonstrate a sense of humor.
    • Balance work with play.
    • Let your child's achievement be his own--don't measure yourself by your child's accomplishments (or mistakes).

    This book is part of the Magination Press What-to-Do Guides for Kids(R) series and includes an "Introduction to Parents and Caregivers." What-to-Guides for Kids(R) are interactive self-help books designed to guide 6-12 year olds and their parents through the cognitive-behavioral techniques most often used in the treatment of various psychological concerns. Engaging, encouraging, and easy to follow, these books educate, motivate, and empower children to work towards change.

  • First American Into Space

    Here is the spine-tingling, true story of that first American blast into the realm of the stars, of the men who underwent rigorous training for that epic mission, and of the one man who made the safe journey. This is the factual account of the history of rocketry, its triumphs and its failures, our shame in the neglect of it, and our pride in its later accomplishments.

    Here, too, is a glimpse into the future, as only science fiction writer Robert Silverberg could foresee: orbiting space stations, a man on the moon, and more!

  • Voyage de J. Cartier au Canada: Relation originale de Jacques Cartier


  • Unraveling

    The pressure intensifies as Chloe arrives in New York City and the competition gets under way. The show's challenges take Chloe all over the city, from Central Park to Times Square. Will Chloe rise to the occasion and make it into the top ten, or are her designs destined to become fashion disasters?

  • Delirious: My Journey With the Band, a Growing Family, and an Army of Historymakers

    For seventeen years, Smith held the microphone for Delirious? the mega-selling, Dove Award-winning, Grammy-nominated band that helped bring the modern worship movement into existence. Here Martin reflects on everything from the craft of leading worship to the challenges of parenthood to how to find a place of compassion within a culture of consumerism. Along the way, he challenges readers: Are you going to be spectators or agents of change? Are you going to read history or make it happen? Are you just going to sing the songs or will you live them out? Always personal and often surprising, Smith s story will spur readers to embrace the action God wants them to take.

  • A Bridge to the Generations: A Personal Memoir Inspired by the Experiences of Marie Rebhun

    When the Nazis invaded Poland in 1939, Joseph and Marie Rebhun were forced to witness the most unbelievable atrocities during the ensuing six years. Joseph escaped death by jumping from the train taking him to Auschwitz. Marie fled to the Baltic states, where she ultimately survived 12 different death camps. After the war, they met, married, and eventually came to the United States. This is the gripping story of survival against the longest of odds.

  • Notes D'Une Mere

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

  • Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels: BMX Blitz

    Luke Lawless is the son of a famous NASCAR driver. Peter Hildebrand has the best BMX gear that money can buy. Houston Morikami is the only girl to win the state BMX title. So what do these three talented teens have in common? They're all racing in the ultimate BMX competition, the BMX-Blitzkrieg! The super-secret course has been kept under wraps, so no one knows what to expect as the race begins. But somehow, the shadowy Peter Hildebrand seems to know what's around every corner.

  • The Bizarre Life Cycle of a Salmon

    Only about 10 percent of salmon offspring live to the second stage of the fishs life cycle. Even stranger, they sometimes develop a hump or large teeth before reproducing. Readers learn these bizarre facts and more with colorful photographs and fact boxes detailing other weird salmon information. Written in age-appropriate language, the engaging text introduces readers to important science concepts and includes graphic organizers to aid understanding.

  • A Diary from Dixie

    Mary Chesnut kept her diary from early in 1861, just before the Civil War began, to shortly after the end of the war, in 1865. Though not a day-by-day account of the conflict, the diary gives an up-close-and-personal view of this critical period in American history. Her commentary on the conversations and events of her day reveals a keen awareness of the oppression to which women--lack or white, slave or free--were subjected during that period. While she would not consider herself a feminist, her diary reveals sensibilities and concerns that place her far ahead of her time. The wife of a Confederate general, Mary Chesnut moved in the elite circles of Southern society and had a keen interest in politics. Her diary is an important historic document and, because of her sharp wit and often irreverent attitude, a fascinating window into Southern society of the time.

  • insights from the masters: book 1 'gardening between showers'

    your comprehensive guide topersonal and planetary healing for 2008 & 2009 within this book you can discover the guidance of the Ascended Masterswho are the Ascended Masters?what do the Ascended Masters do?how do they need YOU to help? You will find discussions, meditations and guidance for group work on Soul ChangeTime SpeedApproaching 2012Star Seed CodesEarth's Crystalline GridsPersonal Orb Healing TechniquesPlanetary Grid ActivationsChrist Consciousness and ReligionCrystal ChildrenHeart Chakra Activationsand much more Ascended Masters featured include:Djwhal Khul, Metatron, Melchizedek, Maitreya, Thoth, Helios, Quan Yin and Lady Nada www.insightsfromthemasters.ning.com

  • Devil-Worship in France: or The Question of Lucifer

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • Tops Treasury of Illusions: 60 Illusions

    A collection of 60 selected magical illusions drawn from 25 years of Tops Magazine.

  • The Little Book of Contentment

    Leo Babauta writes, "If learning contentment seems out of reach, overwhelming . . . realize that you can be happy right now, as you're learning. Each step of the way, not just at the end. How can you be happy right now, and each step along the way? By enjoying the process. By not looking so far down the road, but appreciating the joys of what you're doing right now, and the good things about yourself in this moment. That's something you can do right this moment, and it's available at any moment. . . . I have confidence that you can learn these skills, and that they'll profoundly change your life."

  • Willard Henry Block: Tornado Roared Through Lives To Hell And Back


  • I See You

    Gold medal winner, 2018 IPPY Awards

    Gold Medal Winner, 2017 Foreword INDIES Awards

    Gold Medal winner, Mom's Choice Awards

    She is "invisible" to everyone around her...except one boy.

    Homelessness is a problem that is both very visible and, in many ways, invisible. I See You is a wordless picture book that depicts a homeless woman who is not seen by everyone around her -- except for a little boy.

    Over the course of a year, the boy is witness to all that she endures. Ultimately, in a gesture of compassion, the boy acknowledges her in an exchange in which he sees her and she experiences being seen.

    In a Note for Parents, Educators, and Neighbors there are discussion questions and additional resources about helping the homeless. Open the door for kids and parents to begin a conversation about homelessness.

  • Remembering the Forgotten God: An Interactive Workbook for Individual and Small Group Study

    n this workbook companion to Forgotten God, author Francis Chan reminds us of the true source of the church's power-the Holy Spirit. Chan contends that we've ignored the Spirit for far too long, and that without Him, we operate in our own strength, only accomplishing human-sized results. Offering a compelling invitation to understand, embrace, and follow the Holy Spirit's direction in our lives the workbook is designed to initiate and facilitate both individual study, and small group discussion, interaction and practical application of the message of Forgotten God. The workbook will stand alone, or can be used alongside the Forgotten God DVD Study Resource. Francis' thought-provoking teaching makes this a valuable workbook resource for individual study, a seven-week small group study, churches, youth groups, and college campus ministries-and perfect for retreat weekends.

  • Rainbow: A First Book of Pride

    A must-have primer for young readers and a great gift for pride events and throughout the year, beautiful colors all together make a rainbow in Rainbow: A First Book of Pride. This is a sweet ode to rainbow families, and an affirming display of a parent's love for their child and a child's love for their parents. With bright colors and joyful families, this book celebrates LGBTQ+ pride and reveals the colorful meaning behind each rainbow stripe. Readers will celebrate the life, healing, light, nature, harmony, and spirit that the rainbows in this book will bring.

  • Leadership When The Sky Falls: Leadership Lessons From The Shuttle Columbia Disaster

    Why write a book about leadership in times of crisis? Because it is needed. Disaster and large-scale incidents are growing in size, scope, and intensity on the American landscape. With this growth comes the commensurate need for good leadership during those times of crisis. Leaders who function well in a normal daily environment often find crisis leadership challenging. Pressure, time, and intensity freeze some leaders while it frees others.This book is a true story about team effort and leadership accomplished with excellence in the midst of a national crisis. It challenges the reader to ask, "What can I learn from experiences in the book, and what do I need to do to implement the fundamentals of crisis leadership before I need them most - while facing the next crisis?"

  • The Training of a Public Speaker

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • What to Do When It's Not Fair: A Kid's Guide to Handling Envy and Jealousy

    Gold Medal, 2013 Mom's Choice Awards

    Have you ever noticed how pirates use a spyglass to focus in on other ships or land in the distance? While they focus in on small things in the distance, they miss seeing other things around them. Sometimes they miss having fun. Sometimes they miss the beautiful treasure they already have!

    Just like a pirate using a spyglass, kids may focus in on one thing that they want, and not notice all the good things they already have. If you're a kid who thinks "it's not fair," this book is for you!

    What to Do When It's Not Fair guides children and their parents through the difficult emotion of envy and jealousy using strategies and techniques based on a cognitive-behavioralprinciples. This interactive self-help book is the complete resource for educating, motivating, and empowering children to cope with envy--so they can sail the high seas with pleasure!

    This book is part of the Magination Press What-to-Do Guides for Kids(R) series and includes an "Introduction to Parents and Caregivers." What-to-Guides for Kids(R) are interactive self-help books designed to guide 6-12 year olds and their parents through the cognitive-behavioral techniques most often used in the treatment of various psychological concerns. Engaging, encouraging, and easy to follow, these books educate, motivate, and empower children to work towards change.

  • The Boys' Life of Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln's forefathers were pioneers--men who left their homes to open up the wilderness and make the way plain for others to follow them. For one hundred and seventy years ever since the first American Lincoln came from England to Massachusetts in 1638 they had been moving slowly westward as new settlements were made in the forest. (Excerpt)

  • The MacMillan Logarithmic and Trigonometric Tables

    Mathematical tables assembled under the supervision of Earle Raymond Hedrick.

  • Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels: Wild Pitch

    In last year's state championship game, Ryan Rogan beaned Kyle Walker with a red-hot fastball. The pitch injured Kyle, forcing him to leave the game. His team lost, and Ryan got to celebrate the win while Kyle headed to the hospital. It took several months for Kyle's injury to heal, and he couldn't shake the suspicion that Ryan had intentionally threw at him. But Kyle has put all that out of his mind, because he's excited for a fresh start this year -- until he discovers that Ryan will be joining his team . . .

  • Faithworks Prayer Journal

    Carol Cater a single mother of five children, lives in Toronto Canada. Since dedicating her life to Jesus, Carol volunteers with the Correctional Institution, helping those who are incarcerated, in an effort to help them find God. Carol has been working on this Journal for a number of years, and through prayer, a gift from God, it has kept her connected to Him. Carol has faced many challenges and struggles throughout her life, without God, Carol knows she would not have made it this far. This volume is Carol's first publication. Inspired by the Holy Spirit and by the many prayer request she has received she hopes this journal will be a blessing to Christians around the world especially those who are prayer leaders and prayer worriers in their churches.

  • Huston-Tillotson University Research Journal

    This inaugural issue of the Huston-Tillotson University Research Journal reveals a broad spectrum of studies by HT students and their faculty advisers and epitomizes a goal of the University which is to encourage student learning through inquiry and discovery. Therefore, the Research Day Committee and the student presenters/writers are commended for bringing this publication to fruition and setting a high standard of scholarship which future writers must emulate. Dean Joseph Jones, Jr. TABLE OF CONTENTSLetter from President Larry L. Earvin Foreword, Dean Joseph JonesHeavy Ion Accelerators: History and Controversy, Richard Northcote, ChemistryThe Contributions of Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark, Lynn M. Speed, PsychologyInitial Internal Control Assessments Under Section 404 of SOX, Willie Howard, Jennifer De Loach, Louis Perez, and Douglas Lumpkin, Business Admin/AccountingCultural Biases: Disparities in Mental Health within Hispanics, Toby J. Green, Psych.Giving out Doses of Health, Tiffany Y. Jordan, Psychology...Virtual Communities Compared to Los Horcones, Alexander Anyaehie, PsychologySymbolic Interactionism, Bassam Al-Mannai Alexander, SociologyReligious Diversity Leads to Tolerance, Jiaoshu Zhang, Business AdministrationPrimary Effects of ADDERALL(R) in the Human Body, Alexandra Aponte, Biology...Photographic Portrayal of Female Athletes...2006 Winter Olympics, Natalia Portillo, KinesiologyNon-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Their Effects..., Alexander Rancier, BiologyChemical Basis of Some Known Positive Effects of EGCG, Elizabeth Scott, PsychologyCompound Caffeine Antagonist by Nature, W. Twelvis Matthews, Biology

  • Lud-In-The-Mist

    "The single most beautiful, solid, unearthly, and unjustifiably forgotten novel of the twentieth century ... a little golden miracle of a book."--Neal Gaiman

    Hope Mirrlees penned Lud-in-the-Mist--a classic fantasy novel--in 1926. When the town of Lud severs its ties to a Faerie land, an illegal trade in fairy fruit develops. But eating the fruit has horrible and wondrous effects.

    "Helen Hope Mirrlees was born in England in 1887. Mirrlees was a close friend of such literary lights as Walter de la Mare, T.S. Eliot, Andre Gide, Katharine Mansfield, Lady Ottoline Morrell, Bertrand Russell, Gertrude Stein, Virginia Woolf, and William Butler Yeats. Under her own name, she published three novels: Madeleine -- One of Life's Jansenists (1921); The Counterplot (1924); and her 1926 classic fantasy Lud-in-the-Mist, which has acknowledged inspiration to the likes of Neil Gaiman, Mary Gentle, Elizabeth Hand, Johanna Russ, and Tim Powers."--SF Site

    "Hope Mirrlees' writing, usually underrated, moves between gently crazy humour, poetic snatches, real menace, and real poignancy."--The Encyclopedia of Fantasy

  • In the City of David: A Story of the First Christmas

    In the City of David is the story of Samuel, a wealthy innkeeper whose life is dominated by selfishness and greed. His material blessings cannot take away the anger and resentment born of personal tragedies, and he lives in fear of future misfortunes. It is also the story of Nathan, a shepherd whose poverty and physical shortcomings cause him to doubt the value and meaning of his own life. And it is the story of Hannah, the beautiful young daughter of a shepherd whose happy life is disrupted by her engagement to a man she doesn't even like, much less love. Through the eyes of these and other characters ancient Bethlehem comes to life. As the story unfolds we see the daily struggles of the people, some unique to that time but others similar to the struggles we ourselves face today. But in the midst of suffering and fear an amazing event occurs. "I have come to bring you glad tidings," the angel said. "Today in the city of David a savior, the Messiah, has been born. You will find an infant lying in a manger." With those words God's messenger proclaims the fulfillment of His promise to Israel. The birth of that child changed Bethlehem and the people living there. In time it would change the world.

  • Motors and Generators

    We know motors and generators make things run, but we might not know how they work. It's not magic; it's science. Readers discover key concepts of electricity and magnetism and how they work together to power motors and generators. Readers will also learn what happens between the power plant and the light switch on their wall.

  • Grow Happy

    My name is Kiko.
    I'm a gradener.
    I grow happy.

    Let me show you how.

    Kiko is a gardener. She takes care of her garden with seeds, soil, water, and sunshine. In Grow Happy, Kiko also demonstrates how she cultivates happiness, just like she does in her garden. Using positive psychology and choice theory, this book shows children that they have the tools to nurture their own happiness and live resiliently. Just as Kiko possesses the resources needed--seeds, soil, water--to build a thriving garden, she also has the tools to nurture her own happiness--including social support, choices, and problem-solving skills.

    Grounded in principles of positive psychology and choice theory, Grow Happy helps kids understand that they play an important role in cultivating their own happiness using resources at their disposal. Includes a Note to Parents and Caregivers with information on how our choices and paying attention to our bodies and feelings affects happiness.

  • The Frugal Florist: Do-it-yourself Flowers on a Budget

    Now it's your turn to become The Frugal Florist! Use any one of the ideas shown here and instantly create arrangements for your own enjoyment or make someone else happy. Practice makes perfect, so if the first attempt doesn't turn out exactly like you thought, keep trying. The complete line of The Frugal Florist Design Kits all are available at the Web site: www.frugalflorist.biz.

  • Auld Licht Idyls and Courage

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • Case Formulation in Emotion-Focused Therapy: Co-Creating Clinical Maps for Change

    This book presents a step-by-step process for constructing an emotion-focused case formulation, ready for use with clients. Emotion-focused therapy case formulation focuses on the client's narrative content (the stories they tell) as well as emotional processing (how the client feels). By attending to the interaction between these two things and paying particular attention to the painful emotion underlying the presenting problem, therapists can make moment-to-moment decisions about how to proceed in therapy. Case examples apply the case formulation method to a cross-section of clinical disorders, including depression, anxiety, trauma, and eating disorders.


    -An approach for understanding client problems and planning interventions.

    -Case studies representing a cross-section of clinical disorders, including depression, anxiety, trauma, and eating disorders.

  • APA Handbook of Behavior Analysis

    Behavior analysis emerged from the nonhuman laboratories of B. F. Skinner, Fred Keller, Nate Schoenfeld, Murray Sidman, James Dinsmoor, Richard Herrnstein, Nate Azrin, and others who pioneered experimental preparations designed to do one thing -- find orderly relations between environment and behavior. This bottom-up approach to a natural science of behavior yielded a set of behavioral principles that proved orderly and replicable across subjects, laboratories, and species. By the 1960s, behavior analysts began translating these principles into interventions for institutionalized humans characterized by impoverished repertoires of adaptive behavior. When these interventions proved successful in replacing problem- with adaptive-behavior, the field of Applied Behavior Analysis was born. Over the last 50 years the field of behavior analysis has grown substantially both in the number of practicing behavior analysts and the range of behavior to which behavioral principles have been applied. Today the laboratory study of basic principles of behavior continues to expand our understanding of behavior and to inform the treatment of disorders ranging from autism to substance abuse. The present volumes continue this inductive translational approach to the science of behavior analysis by providing overview and in- depth chapters spanning the breadth of behavior analysis. Volume I provides comprehensive coverage of the logic, clinical utility, and methods of single-case research designs. Chapters walk the reader through the design, data collection, and data analysis phases and are appropriate for students, researchers, and clinicians concerned with best practice. Volume I also provides an overview of the experimental analysis of behavior, and chapters reviewing some of the most important areas of contemporary laboratory research in behavior analysis. Topics covered include memory, attention, choice, behavioral neuroscience, and behavioral pharmacolo

  • The Illusion of Time

    Could the Big Bang Theory be flawed? Berossa's Illusion of Time is driven by the question of why gravity affects time. In a model that shows the rate of time evolving with the age of an atom, the author shows that purely physical changes in atoms will account for red shifts seen in distant cosmological objects. This is based simply on differences between clock rates then and now, and such red shifts are virtually indistinguishable from those associated with galaxies receding in bulk flows in a Doppler expansion. In short, Berossa's thesis suggests that "Doppler velocities" of galaxies found in the Big Bang Theory may be largely an illusion. Berossa's extended thought-experiment also produces an elegant explanation of how the atom might work. It eliminates the need for the atomic strong and weak forces to explain how naturally repelling particles co-exist within atoms. Time and gravity are linked fundamentally to light and mass. He offers the reader an intellectual ride through the realm of physics that is not for the faint-hearted.

  • The Expert Expert Witness: More Maxims and Guidelines for Testifying in Court

    Psychologists, psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals may be experts in their respective fields, but this expertise does not easily translate to effective courtroom testimony. Even veteran expert witnesses can encounter new challenges in these high-pressure situations, especially during a cross-examination where every statement and gesture can be scrutinized by an attorney searching for ways to dispute the expert's credibility and opinions.

    For more than two decades, Stanley L. Brodsky has taught expert witnesses simple and practical strategies they can use to negotiate challenges in the courtroom and give strong, effective testimony. In this thorough update to his classic guide, Brodsky and his equally prolific coauthor, Thomas G. Gutheil, continue to provide sage, humorous advice that will put expert witnesses at ease and allow them to comport themselves with poise and confidence throughout direct and cross-examination. Short chapters punctuated by memorable maxims draw from the authors' expansive personal experiences, as well as research and stories from other expert expert witnesses, to create this must-have resource that will inform and entertain expert witnesses for many years.

  • The Hellfire Chronicles: Blood in the Skies

    Praise for Blood in the Skies:

    "This is steampunk clanking to life on the page."
    --Jay Lake, Campbell Award winner and author of Mainspring

    "G. D. Falksen's witty, anachronistic, and downright fun writing style makes him a storyteller to watch."
    --Terrance Zdunich, creator of REPO! The Genetic Opera and The Molting

    "A piston blast of pure pulp adventure."
    --John Leavitt, author of Dr. Sketchy's Official Rainy Day Colouring Book and Scarlet Takes Manhattan

    "A rousing adventure filled with a wealth of imagery, action and technological wonders."
    --Chet Phillips, award winning illustrator and digital artist

    "G.D. Falksen is not only one of the most important authors in Steampunk literature, he is arguably the most enjoyable."
    --Art Donovan, author of The Art of Steampunk

    "A delightfully crunchy alternate reality that lets you feel the gears grinding."
    --Phil Foglio, creator of the Hugo Award winning Girl Genius

    In 1908, the world ended in fire.

    Humanity, always bad at following orders, refused to die. Now, two hundred years later, what remains is divided between civilized order and lawless frontier. For the citizens of the Commonwealth, the brave pilots of the Air Force are all that stand between them and the dreaded pirate lords of the Badlands. For generations, the two forces have struggled back and forth in an endless cycle of invasion and reprisal. Now that is about to change, and flying ace Elizabeth Steele is about to find herself dragged into a web of intrigue aimed at the downfall of the civilized world.

    Nothing that a clever girl with a trusty aeroplane and a charming spy at her side can't handle.

    The first book of The Hellfire Chronicles, Blood In The Skies by G. D. Falksen is a fast-paced and gorgeously illustrated steampunk adventure story set in a world of excitement, danger, and aviation. Join Wing Commander Steele of the Commonwealth Air Force as she battles mysterious assassins and bloodthirsty pirates bent on delivering a doomsday weapon into the hands of a madman.

  • Simply Single: No Fuss Recipes For Single Cooks.

    Simply Single contains no fuss recipes for those cooks on their own, and who find themselves opening a tin of soup or boiling an egg yet again. This book will tempt even the most reluctant lone cook to produce delicious meals with the very minimum of effort and a few easily obtainable ingredients. A Store Cupboard List and a section on tips to help preparation, together with a blank page for Notes at the end of each Chapter will make this an invaluable addition to every kitchen. The recipes are incredibly easy to follow, as step by step instructions are numbered in order of procedure, and all ingredients are readily obtainable.

  • A World of Pausabilities: An Exercise in Mindfulness

    Gold medal, Mom's Choice Awards

    Silver medal, 2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards

    A pausability is taking a pause just for you, to stop and notice what you feel, think, and do.
    A pause is being in the moment and giving yourself a break.
    There's no wrong way to pause so it's hard to make a mistake.

    In our increasingly hectic world, even children are often inundated with responsibilities and activities, and end up feeling overwhelmed and stressed. Mindfulness helps focus our attention on the present--without judgment, and without worrying about the past or future. It can help us to enjoy the moments we might normally miss, as well as cope when emotions are hard to handle. We just need to take a pause!

    Everyone has the capacity to be mindful, including (especially!) children. A World of Pausabilities is a gentle reminder to stop, take a break, and notice details even as we go about our busy days. Sometimes the simplest moments are the most important ones--if
    we don't let them pass us by!

    Following a neighborhood on a summer day, readers will learn how to apply mindfulness to simple, everyday moments, and how days are filled with endless possibilities to take a pause.

    Includes a Note to Parents and Caregivers that further discusses mindfulness and ways to introduce pauses into your child's life.

  • Living Crazy Love: An Interactive Workbook for Individual or Small-Group Study

    Chan's new thoughts and reflections on God's love in Living Crazy Love allows the workbook to stand alone or be used as a companion to Crazy Love. This ten-week in-depth study of God's character helps readers embrace God's intense, relentless love and watch that love transform every aspect of their being. Designed for individuals or small groups, this study includes weekend retreat options and tips for small group leaders.

  • How Do You Doodle?: Drawing My Feelings and Emotions

    Gold Medal, Mom's Choice Awards

    Bronze Medal, IndieFab/Book of the Year Award

    Meet Otti, Ugga, and Flibb--They like to doodle.
    They doodle all the time!
    They doodle when they are mad, they doodle when they are glad, and they doodle when they are sad.
    They doodle just about anything they want!

    How Do You Doodle? has over 40 doodle games for you to doodle, scribble, and draw out your thoughts, emotions, and feelings. You can draw or write whatever you want in this book -- cute drawings, silly drawings, even ugly drawings.

    Be creative and express yourself! Your doodles will help you to understand and recognize your emotions and feelings.

    How do You Doodle? can be used alone, or in association with a therapist or parent to help kids better realize and understand their emotional responses to situations, and to help promote better emotional health. A "Note to Parents" is included.

  • Caving

    Caves are one of the least explored places left on Earth, even though many caves are open to the public. Usually for a small fee, anyone can don a hardhat and step into an area that may be thousands of years in the making. Other caves are much harder to find and explore safely. Readers will learn about the adventure and danger involved in caving, and spelunking. They will also discover the science behind caves, including mineral formations and wildlife. Stunning photographs engage readers and provide a sense of what being a spelunker is like.

  • Free Spirit

    Kellie and her horse Dylan are up in the mountains of Colorado filming a low-budget movie about a group of pioneers in the 1800s. The location is so remote that the cast and crew are camping out in tents, and Kellie's enjoying being part of the team. But when disaster suddenly strikes, there's only one person who can save the day. Does Kellie have what it takes to step into the spotlight?

  • Nativity: The Christmas Story, Which You Have Never Heard Before

    Sometimes reading like a historical novel, or a forensics detective story, a melodrama, or a scientific adventure, Nativity takes the reader on a fast, awesome ride of discovery into the real history and real people behind the birth of Christ. Nativity is the ideal reference for pastors, students, and laymen, combining scholarly depth and reliability in a popular writing style easily accessible to all with references for independent study. New elements of meaning and relevance to the NativityScientific evidence virgin births occur as often as identical twins - but Jesus was one of a kindThe life and death drama behind Joseph and Mary rarely toldThe real events of Bethlehem and NazarethHerod - amazing genius whose architecture excelled Rome, and kept his murdered wife in a jar of honey!Was Jesus incarnated from the time of the Fall?Is the Christmas tree a pagan idol or a biblical image of the Tree of Life? While vigorously defending the traditional faith, Richard Racy gives new insights and new theological perspectives guaranteed to inform and provoke while entertaining in a major new work on the birth of Jesus Christ. A revealing and thought-provoking new book that truly tells us the Christmas story, which we have never heard before!

  • Kiddie Folktales: The Ant Squad & the King Finger

    This is a nice book for boys and girls. It features two books namely "The Ant Squad" and "The King Finger." In the Ant Squad, you will meet Toby, an ant who takes pride in being a good student. He loves school and wishes his friends would feel the same way. With all the challenges along the way, find out how the ants made a big impact in their school. The King Finger will delight children of all ages. The five fingers want to have a King. Tommy Thumb feels he is better than all the fingers. Each of them take turns. Who deserves the throne and why? The fingers learn how to resolve issues in a nice way and together they crown their King.

  • La Petite Homicide

    It's Fall in Manhattan a time when tourist and residents a like are enjoying the fashions, the crisp fall air and the Broadway nights. Everyone that is except for Detective Samantha Stephens and her partner Detective Steiner. They are on the hunt for a deviant serial killer who is preying on young petite women. With the collaborative efforts of FBI profiler Psychologist Dr. Franklin Houston they track down lead after lead as the bodies begin to pile up across the borough. The story begins with the discovery of yet another body. A young blonde woman lies dead, a victim of torture, strangulation, and sexual assault, just like the other victims. Sam realizes that this has all the makings of a serial killer- the victims all have the same stature, but differ in ethnicity. Thus begins the task of sifting through missing person's profiles to see if there are any more victims out there. The rest of the story takes the reader on a journey with Sam as she scours the borough of Manhattan in an effort to track down the killer and prevent any more victims. The combination of Sam's aggressiveness and Steiner's experience makes this tale an interesting cat-and-mouse chase. With the twists and turns in the plot along with deftly drawn characters, the reader is captivated at the outset.

  • Guide to Trolley Model Building: A Model Traction Handbook

    "A Guide to Trolley Model Building" offers an introduction to an interesting phase of model building for all gauges. Prepared by the Model Traction Guild.

  • Reproductive Trauma: Psychotherapy With Infertility and Pregnancy Loss Clients

    Written by specialists in the field of reproductive counseling, this volume will help clinicians to understand and effectively treat the unique needs of clients who have experienced adverse reproductive events, which include infertility, miscarriage, perinatal or newborn loss, and premature or other complicated births. Illustrated with numerous clinical examples, it will help mental health professionals gain both insight and clinical skill in working with this complex and growing clinical population.

  • Mindfulness-Based Therapy for Insomnia

    Insomnia is a pervasive issue for many adults that is difficult to treat with existing treatments.

    This clinical guide presents mindfulness based therapy for insomnia (MBTI)--an innovative group intervention that can reduce insomnia symptoms. Combining principles from mindfulness meditation and cognitive behavioral therapy, MBTI helps participants create meaningful, long-term changes in their thoughts and behaviors about sleep.

    This book reviews new research on MBTI and teaches mental health professionals how to integrate it into their own practices.

  • Presidente/ President

    - High-interest topic during an election year
    - Correlates to NCSS and state curriculum standards
    - Leveled text reviewed by a reading consultant
    - Supports character education
    - Close photo-text match
    - Glossary, Index
    - Sources for further information

  • Powerful Machines: Discover Science Through Facts and Fun

    From a simple pair of scissors to a complex rocket launcher, it is hard to imagine a world without machines. But did you know that almost every powerful machine is based on one or more of just six simple machines? Learn all about how these six simple concepts have shaped our world today.

  • The Secret to Great Health: The Vedic Health Code

    LIVING IN HARMONY WITH THE UNIVERSE. Herbal cures, diets, your clothes, home, marriage, sex all determine your health. After helping over 30,000 people, I concluded there is a correct way of living that will allow you to enjoy the universe in all its glory without getting sick. Besides being able to live longer, enjoy a happy sex and marriage life, the methods found in the book have made many become healthy. Healing is effective immediately, with the help of divine and universal formulae. It shows you how to use the science of nature to cure almost all diseases. The greatest wealth is not money, really it is PEACE OF MIND. With peace of mind comes all the other things in life-good health, lots of money, successful & happy children, a beautiful home, good spouses, a great love life . None of these can be enjoyed without GOOD HEALTH. If you are sick, you cannot enjoy money, lovers, children or a beautiful home. In ancient times people ate more plants than animals and so their way of living were more in harmony with the universe. Because of their diets and their ways of living, healing an affliction was mich easier and simpler. People lived longer and enjoyed a more fulfilling marriage and family life then. In India and far east, villagers never heard of Diabetes, high blood pressure etc. A major accomplishments in my work in helping many women with pregnancy problems. These women visited many doctors for years trying to conceive children but were unsuccessful. I discovered that their wombs were unbalanced and afflicted. Treating them with specialdiets, prayers and herbal cures, they were able to conceive within weeks. This work brought joy, especially when the mothers would bring the children for me to bless them with happiness.

  • Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands


  • Pigs

    Oink! Oink! Pigs are clever creatures that use their sharp senses well. They sniff out food and dig it up with their snouts. They roll in the mud to stay cool on hot days. Pigs can even learn to do tricks! Say hello to one of the smartest animals on the farm in Pigs.

  • Walking on Clouds

    It is not so important to accept the lesson with calmness.A new life of new forms is peceiving the actions and approachesof the poetical stirring in this book. One sees the particular details with a drop of themselves,with a drop of hereditary essence of enormous diversity. They are of use because of all our tragic sufferings,from our residence on this earth.The human creates comic plays of painted form,of government oppression, of the turmoils and genuineness of society. The old red brotherhood of nothing, unnumbered and unworthy of clean messages. They will go from composition to observation,whatever the philosophy of doubtless sanity,whatever the density of the great masters,all of these composed beings will dissolve between the destructivenessof life and despairing voices.

  • The Mountains of California: Nature Essays

    John Muir (1838-1914) was a Scottish-born American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of U.S. wilderness. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada mountain range of California, have been read by millions and are still popular today. His direct activism helped to save the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and other wilderness areas. The Sierra Club, which he founded, is now one of the most important conservation organizations in the United States. His writings and philosophy strongly influenced the formation of the modern environmental movement.

  • Anabasis: Anabasis

    Translation by H. G. Dakyns

  • All of Scandinavian Cooking

    This book is written by a Scandinavian author that knows all the secrets of the Scandinavian cooking. The book contains all the receipts the Scandinavian use in their cooking. This includes a variety of delicious starters, dinners, desserts, cakes, breads and drinks. The book also contains special receipts for different seasons. This is for example receipts of fresh berries in summer. At the end of the book there is also included receipts for the traditional celebrations during the year. The receipts are used for everyday, weekends, trips, pickniks, special events and celebrations. They are popular among young people as well as older. Important for the cooking and the receipts are the potential of the ingredients. This makes the food tasty and healthy. The book also contains some additional receipts for worldfamous Scandinavian products. It is also included some history and additional information about Scandinavia. All this makes this book to be the complete Scandinavian cooking book.

  • The Little Light Shines Bright: A True Story About the World's Longest Burning Lightbulb

    The Little Light Shines Bright celebrates the world's longest burning lightbulb at a fire station in Livermore, California. The hand-blown lightbulb has been burning since 1901 and is declared the oldest known working lightbulb by the Guinness Book of World Records. The little light's journey started more than 100 years ago before the start of airplanes, automobiles and radio. Tourists from around the world have visited the little light ... a light that has provided comfort to firefighters all of these years and shows no signs of turning off! Through the eyes of a little boy we learn about the little light that shines bright . Included is a timeline showing all of the history making events and inventions that have happened throughout the little lights lifetime. Included in the book are real photos of the light and fire trucks at Fire Station 6 ! You can see the light through its live "bulbcam" at www.centennialbulb.org .

  • Raquel

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • Friday's Heroes: Willie Pep Remembers...

    This book is about some ghetto kids of the 1930's and 40's who became famous because they learned how to fight better than anyone else. We call them boxers and they came from the neighborhoods of New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Detroit and other cities. The popularity of Television in America began to grow in the late 1940's and the televised Friday Night fights played a big part in that growth. Boxers became superstars on television. The Friday Night fights were broadcast weekly by Gillete and Pabst Blue Ribbon from the late 1940's into the early 1960's. Along with "The Milton Berle Show" the Friday Night fights helped to sell millions of television sets during this time as families and friends gathered together to watch their heroes. FRIDAY'S HEROES is also about a young man from the Italian section of Hartford, Connecticut who went on to become "One of the Greatest Fighters" in the history of the sport. His name was Willie Pep. This "Will O' the Wisp" was World Featherweight Champion from 1942-1951 and campaigned for twenty-six years.Finally, this is a book about such people as Sugar Ray Robinson, Rocky Graziano, Chico Vejar, Kid Gavilan, Joey Giardello, Billy Graham, Rocky Marciano, Ezzard Charles, Joe Louis, Jake LaMotta, and others who are no longer the ghetto kids making a living from boxing, but middle-aged men with the "roar of the crowd" behind them. Today, the athlete - never to be confused with a boxer - is a celebrated figure. Yet as boxers these men seemed to have a different kind of respectability in our society, perhaps because they had to fight for a living. Nevertheless, no warrior that stalked the arena was more gallant than these kids. Willie Pep Remembers...Friday's Heroes is a book about people, these people.

  • On the Irrawaddy: A Story of the First Burmese War

    Illustrated by W. H. Overend

  • An Italian Cookbook of Family Treasures: Stories and Recipes from a Lifetime

    AboutAn Italian Cookbook of Family Treasures As the title states this is more than a cookbook but a book of Family Treasures. The Authors opens up about his Italian family and the history of them making their way from Calabria and Sicily Italy to America and settling in upstate New York. In a different and unique way Schuler has tied his family roots to recipes dating back 100 years. These include such family favorites as the original family sauce recipe and home made pasta to family favorites prepared daily in their home. Not only are his grandparent's part of the story but, aunts, uncles and close family friends are tied to recipes and interesting stories that make each recipe a true treasure. The theme is Italian cooking but other popular entrees have found their way to the dinner table, desert tray, and holiday gift baskets and yes the family bar. Drinks found to be family favorites and each having a special occasion and special person associated with the drink is described in the story and recipe sections.

  • Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels: BMX Blitz

    Luke Lawless is the son of a famous NASCAR driver. Peter Hildebrand has the best BMX gear that money can buy. Houston Morikami is the only girl to win the state BMX title. So what do these three talented teens have in common? They're all racing in the ultimate BMX competition, the BMX-Blitzkrieg! The super-secret course has been kept under wraps, so no one knows what to expect as the race begins. But somehow, the shadowy Peter Hildebrand seems to know what's around every corner.

  • Murderous Mythical Creatures: You Wouldn't Want to Meet!

    It's a full moon...what's that sound? Is it the howl of the werewolf, ready to pounce? There's a tapping at the window...could it be a vampire, coming to take his deadly bite? This book runs down the deadliest creatures of myth and legend, from the towering one-eyed Cyclops to the elusive Yeti of the Himalayas. Readers will learn how the snake-haired Gorgon, Medusa, could turn them to stone with just one ghastly glance, and how the mermaid's sweet song could lure them to a watery grave. These murderous creatures are truly terrifying!

  • Mister Jack - For Better or for Worse: Two Don Juan Plays

    This volume collects two Don Juan plays: "Mister Jack," by Marvin Kaye, and "Don Juan's Final Night," by Edmond Rostand (freely revised and adapted from "La Derniere Nuit de Don Juan" by Marvin Kaye). Also included are an Introduction with historical and staging notes, plus an Afterword, "Mister Jack's Technique for Looking at Women."

  • My Frozen Valentine

    It's Valentine's Day in GOTHAM, but not everyone is celebrating. VICTOR FRIES (aka MR. FREEZE) has never gotten over the death of his wife, Nora, and he's not about to let anyone enjoy this painful holiday. Only BATMAN can stop the cold-hearted criminal before VICTOR refrigerates the city!

  • Light

    Without the sun, nothing could live on Earth. Its light helps plants make energy, and it provides warmth. People have found lots of ways to make their own light, too, from prehistoric fires to todays lasers. But what exactly is light? Readers will learn this and lots more! Including cool topics such as bioluminescence and X-rays, the main content illuminates an important curriculum concept with relatable examples and cool photographs to accompany each section. Fun facts add even more interesting information about light waves, color, refraction, and reflection.

  • The Neighborhood Individual Protective Guide

    This great book comes at a time when society is most vulnerable, when decent policemen hired to protect society are too few, and some paid protectors have become participants in criminal activities themselves. Our personal safety is paramount! No longer can we walk the streets in peace, expecting the same behavior in return. The average person must be aware of how prevalent crime is in society today. Therefore, this book will provide in checklist form actions citizens can take to protect themselves. To be direct, failure to take appropriate protective actions may lead to YOU or someone you love becoming the next victim citizens hear about on the six o'clock news or view some years later at a holocaust museum!

  • The Outer Limits: The Future of Space Exploration

    For thousands of years, people dreamed of rocketing into space. That dream was achieved when modern astronauts orbited Earthand even walked on the Moon. Those travels were only the beginning of human space adventures, though. Today, space explorers are pushing farther, to the planet Mars and beyond! Fasten your seat belt for a voyage to the outer limits.

  • Sea Creature Fossils

    Trilobites and ammonites are two extinct ocean-dwelling creatures that have left their markin fossils. Readers will learn more about the animal group with the abundant fossil record presented in easy-to-read content. Detailed photographs of real sea creature fossils and fascinating content will capture young readers attention.

  • Meerkats

    Meerkats are often pictured standing on their back legs, still and alert. They are constantly on the lookout for animals that may attack their pack, such as eagles and hawks. When they spot an enemy, they may scurry into their underground burrows or attack! Students will learn all about these furry creatures, and how they work together to stay alive in the wild grasslands of Africa.

  • Robin's Song: Treasure Your Soul's Wisdom

    Robin, like the bird of spring, arrived early, before her small town in New Hampshire was ready for a child who could actually see Jesus in the church, and long before medical professionals or relatives would recognize the accuracy of her inner voice. Her struggle to understand and accept her intuitive gifts and the ensuing battles with her emotional and physical health, especially in relation to the children she birthed and those she lost, is a cautionary tale for all of us about the importance of our connection to the deepest part of our being. It is also a shining example of courage, our potential to parent more consciously, and how we can bring more joy, love, and peace into the world.

  • Chameleons

    Known for their incredible color-changing abilities, chameleons seem to be an elusive lizard. However, these quick-change artists are also deadly predators with some amazing features. Readers will enter the world of the chameleon, discovering the secret of their color changes through accessible science content and fact boxes full of more wild information. Colorful photographs will give readers close-ups of the chameleon.

  • Bats, Brats, and Stats

    Inspired by our national past time and fueled by the gritty skills of eight scrappy ball players from the Upper East Side of Manhattan, the game of stickball not only built unique characters and intense competition, but lifelong childhood memories as well. How did seven young boys and one young girl captivate an exclusive area of New York real estate with just a tennis ball, mop handle, and a notebook? Take a homerun trot around the unfriendly cement confines of "Pinball Park" and learn how a creative imagination and a true passion for America's great game were more than enough to make eight street ball players in to one memorable book.

  • Phileas's Fortune: A Story About Self-Expression

    Nautilus Gold Award Winner, Children's Illustrated

    Cherry...Ruby...Chimes. How can such simple words mean so much?

    Phileas' Fortune is a book about values, about the important things we want our children to learn: what really matters in life. This book is unique because its lessons sit softly on the beauty of the text and illustrations in a story about the power of words and self-expression. On one level, it is a poetic evocation of how "less is more" and how what is in a child's heart is more valuable than anything money can buy. Phileas demonstrates that heartfelt communication and human openness is more meaningful than showing off or bullying. Values education is most effective at younger ages and this book speaks to the young child directly and simply, without lecture. On its deeper level, therefore, Phileas' Fortune is about positive developmental characteristics we can teach our children -- of caring for others, of being honest, of being modest.

    Phileas's Fortune is a sweet tale that reveals the power of words and of caring for others, of being honest and modest. What Phileas says is not nearly as important as how he says it. When Phileas expresses his love for Cybele, his humble words carry more weight than the more expensive, fancy words of a rich bully. And in the end, when Phileas expresses himself with sincerity and heart, Phileas finds more fortune than money could ever buy.

  • The Gardener

    Every child has a place to go when feeling down and low. Refuge may be found in a treehouse, sandgully, or nearby cave. It could be in the attic, in the basement, or even in the gazebo on the knoll overlooking the pond. And it just may be found in the garden where the maxims of life are on full display. Little Tommy was the youngest of three children in a family of five. Stubborness and rebellion had taken root in the young lad's life. Selfishness seemed to be providing the nutrition they needed to grow. Weeds of dissidence were robbing him of his joy and the love of his family. Then, he met the gardener.

  • Watch Grass Grow / Mira Como Crece El Cesped!

    There are many types of grass in the world, from tall bamboo which can make be used for furniture to wheat which makes flour to feed people. Perhaps the most familiar is the short, soft grass used on many peoples lawns. Readers will learn about these different kinds of grass and more. They will explore fun facts about this common plant and see detailed photographs of the beautiful diversity of grasses on Earth. English language learners will receive additional support from the bilingual text.

  • Memoirs of the Courts of Berlin and St. Petersburg

    Honore Gabriel Riqueti, Comte de Mirabeau (1749-1791) was a French politician, statesman, and revolutionary. He was instrumental in attempting to reconcile the monarchy with the demands of the revolutionaries, and died before he could achieve success.

  • Graduate Study in Psychology 2019

    Graduate Study in Psychology is the best source of information related to graduate programs in psychology and provides information related to approximately 600 graduate programs in psychology in the U.S. and Canada.

    Graduate Study in Psychology, 2019 Edition contains information about the number of applications received by a program; the number of individuals accepted in each program; dates for applications and admission; types of information required for an application (GRE scores, letters of recommendation, documentation concerning volunteer or clinical experience, etc.); in-state and out-of-state tuition costs; availability of internships and scholarships; employment information of graduates; orientation and emphasis of departments and programs; plus other relevant information.

  • Who Goes to the Door and Then What

    This book is the first and only comprehensive work designed and written for organizations that may face the daunting task of notifying and supporting families if a person dies, is seriously injured or is missing. The book is highly useful for companies, government agencies, police and fire departments, schools and universities, hospitals, clergy, social workers and even as a supplement for military service notification teams. In their research, the authors found that most organizations are ill-prepared to competently and compassionately carry out this sad but important responsibility. Most people don't like to talk about the subject. That's natural and understandable. What is neither understandable nor acceptable is an organization ignoring or paying little attention to the potential of such an event. How bad news is delivered and received can have a deep and enduring impact on both the organization's messenger, the organization itself and the loved ones. The consequences can be devastating or can serve as the beginning of a healthy grieving process. This book is full of useful tools and tips that will help your organization and its people prepare for a potential event, which in turn will make notification less difficult, expedite the notification process, reduce anxiety and stress, prepare for the unexpected, minimize hurtful and costly mistakes and protect an organization's reputation. We encourage you to take advantage of the wealth of information in this book so that if and when the time comes, you and your organization can handle this tough duty skillfully and with care.

  • The Secrets of Stage Conjuring

    "The Secrets of Stage Conjuring" is one of the rarest of Robert-Houdin's books on magic. It is the sequel to "Secrets of Conjuring and Magic" (1868).

  • Deal By Me: A Golden Opportunity Blown

    This book begins with my day of sentencing. I had been practicing law in Henderson, North Carolina for ten years and on this day I am in court for armed bank robbery. I share what this day was like as well as prison life. While confined, I came to the realization that I was a compulsive gambler. I share my background of growing up in a small rural area in Eastern North Carolina and the details of how my gambling began and more specifically the card game of poker. Recounting and sharing many aspects of my life were painful but then there were other aspects that were a joy. Sharing my mental hospital experience and the sharing of the crime were difficult. But sharing where I am now and how blessed I have been were moments of joy. It is about this thirty-six year old lawyer who had been practicing law for ten years but because of unwise choices, flawed judgment, terrible foresight and bad habits, eventually ends up in prison. I end this book by attempting to show that in the face of adversities, one can still overcome and be successful, if he has the determination, perseverance and faith. The book in not intended to be a detailed autobiography but rather a life of gambling; especially, the card game of poker.

  • All Mine!

    Ava, Kai, and JoJo are playing with their toys at school, but they aren't ready to share and take turns. Can the teacher help them out?

    JoJo wants Ava's carrot. JoJo grabs one end of the carrot.
    Ava holds tight to the other end. They both shriek!

    Here comes the teacher to help.
    "I see you both want that carrot. But Ava's not done yet. JoJo, here's the asparagus--let's make a stew with Ava."

    JoJo does not want to make stew. She still wants the carrot.
    "Ava, tell JoJo, 'You can have it when I'm done, '" the teacher says.
    Ava says, "When I done!"

    All Mine! is about toddlers' need to feel ownership, so they can better navigate this tricky time in their development when everything is "All Mine!" Includes a Note to Parents and Caregivers written by the authors about supporting toddlers' needs for ownership.

    Written with simple language and reflective of children's realities, the Terrific Toddlers series is based on understanding of the developmental level of young toddlers. Titles include All Mine!, Boo-Boo!, and Bye-Bye!.

    From the Note to Parents and Caregivers:

    "Sharing" is simply not a concept that a young toddler can grasp...yet. It may seem counterintuitive, but in fact, encouraging full ownership, as the teacher does for JoJo in All Mine!, can actually hasten the development of generosity, since allowing the toddler to fully be in this phase of development hastens her mastery of the lessons about self that it provides.

    It is not until at least age three--when young children are developmentally ready to want acceptance from peers and have a firm understanding of the concept of self--that they can begin to want to share.

  • Chava's Ordeal: A Medical Diary

    This story is about a remarkable brave woman named Chava, who with deep trust and faith in G-d used her strength, courage, and love for life to survive the most horrendous nightmare any child can possibly endure namely--man's heartless evil toward man the world has ever seen and known. "The Holocaust" "The beastly Nazi Era" Chava also suffered from many diseases her entire life that no other human has ever survived. Despite her aches and pains, fevers, surgeries, and her constant ill feelings, she never blamed G-d or anyone for her anguish. She always accepted her difficult life with a smile. When people felt sorry for her, she would comfort them. When her children cried at her bedside, she told them they were fools. Chava lived with the light of G-d, and that light gave her the zest for life. I, Ahuva am the daughter of this brave woman who is writing her unforgettable story. "MY MOTHER-- AN ANGEL ON EARTH"

  • Whole Wheat for Food Storage: Recipes for Unground Wheat

    During these uncertain economic times, many families have turned to food storage as a hedge against unemployment, inflation, chronic shortages, and other social and economic turmoil. Chief among family food-storage programs are dehydrated foods of all kinds--and cases of unground whole wheat. Prized for millennia for its food value, unground wheat presents a singular problem for families who find themselves with a hundred-pound bag--and don't know what to do with it. WHOLE WHEAT FOR FOOD STORAGE resolves that problem. Here are dozens of home-tested remedies that couple unground wheat with other staples from the larder, enabling families to incorporate unground wheat into easy-to-manage meal plans NOW--instead of waiting for the hard times to come.

  • Fear God and the Shadow of the Muslim Sword

    Fear God and the Shadow of the Muslim Sword is a study of Islam and the men leading it in the twenty-first century. I am neither a preacher nor a politician. I am an author caught up in a sensitive subject most secular societies are unfamiliar with. This book is a rational explanation without bias. It is based on both historical fact and books written by modern Muslim leaders themselves, it is not an attack on the religion based on personal agenda.My research told a different story than what has become common on the editorial pages of American newspapers and contradictory to what the leaders of the American Muslim community are saying. The fact however is, that, with limited exceptions, the term moderate is not compatible when used in a sentence with the word Islam, except to describe what Islam is not!Challenge me if you will, but put rhetoric aside and research your own beliefs first. "Islam is a revolutionary doctrine and system that overturns governments. It seeks to overturn the whole universal social order ___ and to establish its structure anew ___ Islam seeks the world. It is not satisfied by a piece of land but demands the whole universe ___ Jihad is at the same time offensive and defensive ___ The Islamic party does not hesitate to utilize the means of war to implement its goal." Sayyid Abdul-Ala Mawdudi - Jihad in Islam - This Pakistani / Islamic Leader / Teacher / Author died in Buffalo, New York.Mr. Pat

  • My Son is an Alien!!

    Did you ever want to be special or stand out from the crowd? It is hard enough to fit in with society.but why must Matthew make it even more difficult by insisting that he is an alien? Is he imagining it.or could it be that he really is an alien?! This heartfelt rhyming tale looks inside a special boy's struggle to be unique and belong to something bigger than this world and also a mother's unconditional love that helps make it happen. This story promotes imagination and self esteem and it brings a whole new twist to the saying "Reach for the Stars."

  • Colin Gets a Chance

    Colin Gets a Chance is an inspirational look into a day in the life of a special needs child and how the acts of a child's peers can have such a significant impact. Colin has Down syndrome. Colin Gets a Chance is based on the premise that children with Down syndrome and other special needs have so much to offer society if just given a chance. It's a book about awareness regarding a delicate subject many parents and teachers find challenging to discuss with their children. The story centers around Colin's baseball team and takes place on the day of the biggest game of the year. The bigger story is how Colin's teammates rally behind him to finally give him a chance, which is all Colin's ever wanted since the first day he put on his uniform. Not only is it a chance to play but, for Colin, it's a chance at life. Colin Gets a Chance is based on the author's son, Colin Beale. You'll be cheering for Colin from the time you open the book to the very last word. The best part about Colin Gets a Chance is that every illustration was completed by individuals with Down syndrome, which exemplifies just what these individuals can do if given a chance. This book is sure to open up the lines of communication with your children as they learn more about Down syndrome and how much these individuals are really like them; once they're given a chance.

  • Internet Sex Offenders

    One of the most chilling aspects of our technological age is the seeming ease with which perpetrators can use the internet to commit sexual offenses. Fears of internet predators have led to unprecedented media attention and the mobilization of legal and investigative resources toward identifying and prosecuting child pornography and solicitation offenders, as well as a great deal of research into all aspects of online sexual offending in hopes of clarifying, reducing, and eliminating these kinds of offenses. In this comprehensive, state-of-the science work, Michael C. Seto examines a wealth of research conducted over the last decade regarding the use and contribution of the internet to sexual crimes including the creation and dissemination of child pornography, and online and offline solicitation efforts leading to contact offenses such as rape and sexual assault. He examines the etiology and characteristics of online offenders, the relation between online and offline offending, and provides practical information relevant to risk assessment and as well as clinical and legal intervention. He also investigates the impact of the internet on related issues such as statutory offending, "grooming" tactics, "sexting," as well as the truth about "stranger danger" and the real risk to children of assault and abduction.

  • Boomer Volunteer Engagement: Collaborate Today, Thrive Tomorrow

    Boomer Volunteer Engagement: Collaborate Today, Thrive Tomorrow is everything nonprofits need to engage skilled Boomer volunteers.  This innovative book provides a step-by-step guide for engaging Boomers as volunteers to build organizational capacity. The authors offer a new framework through which nonprofits can capitalize on the vast skills and resources of the 78.2 million Baby Boomers. The guidebook includes a comprehensive, easy-to-understand synthesis of the body of research on the Baby Boomer generation, featuring information that is current and relevant to volunteer engagement.   The book also includes 14 downloadable interactive PDF worksheets that focus effort on measurable results.  With this inspiring and practical guide for reengineering volunteer programs, nonprofits will not only survive in a changing world, but also thrive in the future. Through collaborative volunteer engagement with the Baby Boomer generation, organizations will have the capacity to fulfill their missions and achieve their dreams.


  • Visiting Feelings

    Gold Medal, 2013 Mom's Choice Awards

    Silver Medal, 2014 Nautilus Awards

    Do you have a feeling that's visiting today?
    Can you open your door and invite it to play?

    Visiting Feelings harnesses a young child's innate capacity to fully experience the present moment. Rather than labeling or defining specific emotions and feelings, Visiting Feelings invites children to sense, explore, and befriend any feeling with acceptance and equanimity. Children can explore their emotions with their senses and gain an understanding of how feelings can lodge in the body, as conveyed by common expressions like "a pit in the stomach" or "lump in the throat."

    Children can cultivate this emotional intelligence and nurture a sense of mindfulness. In essence, mindfulness is tuning into yourself and paying attention to the present moment without judging or analyzing what you are thinking or feeling. Practicing mindfulness can enhance many aspects of a person's well-being, help develop insight and empathy, and enhance resiliency.

    Taking the time to practice mindfulness as a family is a remarkable gift for parents to give to their children, and will help children as they navigate the teen years and adulthood.

    Includes a "Note to Parents" to provide more information about emotional awareness, and suggests ways to seamlessly incorporate mindfulness practices into your child and family's daily routines.

  • Reality Check

    When he's playing hockey, Ricky Holder hits hard and never holds back. During a scrimmage, Ricky plays rough and injures his own team's top scorer. Ricky's father is proud of him, but his teammates ditch him because of his dangerous checks. Ricky tries to ease up a little, but his teammates won't forgive him, and his father is mad that he's not giving 110 percent. Can he fix things before the state's toughest team comes to town?

  • Gila Monsters/ Monstruos De Gila

    There is a reason this scaly desert animal is called a monster. The Gila monster has sharp teeth and a bite that contains poison! Get a close-up look at the largest reptile in the United States in Gila Monsters/Monstruos de Gila. This special English-Spanish bilingual edition enables children to work on their second-language skills as they develop strengths in their primary language.

  • Indian Why Stories: Sparks from War Eagle's Lodge-Fire

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • Landfills

    Before the US government enacted strict laws about landfills and toxic waste disposal, tragedies of pollution occurred across the country. Today, landfills are safer and more environmentally friendly, but problems can still happenand our laws dont stop other countries from continuing poor landfill practices. Readers will learn the terrible story of Love Canal and the hazardous chemicals that can be produced by landfills. With the help of detailed sidebars and full-color photographs, the main content introduces an important conservation topic, including its social and scientific aspects.

  • It's Time for Yoga, Roll Out the Mat: Experience a Yoga Class

    It's time for you to make a commitment to better health. It's time for you to stop making excuses, to empower yourself, to take control, and to try that yoga class. It's Time for Yoga, Roll Out the Mat: Experience a Yoga Class could be the book that sets you on the path to improving your mind, body, and spirit. It's Time for Yoga provides you with specific, easy to follow, step by step instruction for each pose. The photographs depict proper body alignment, body posture, and techniques to ensure that even a novice can have a successful and enjoyable yoga experience. The question and answer chapter provides you with a general knowledge of the yogic philosophy, as well as the spiritual, physical, and mental benefits that yoga brings to your life.

  • A Canadian Manor and Its Seigneurs: The Story of a Hundred Years 1761-1861

    With Illustrations

  • Teaching Ethically: Challenges and Opportunities

    Educators work within a fluid academic and social landscape that requires frequent examination and re-examination of what constitutes ethical practice. In this book, editors R. Eric Landrum and Maureen McCarthy identify four broad areas of concern in the ethical teaching of undergraduate psychology: pedagogy, student behaviour, faculty behaviour toward students, and considerations in the diverse classroom. Together with their team of experts, they provide evidence-based advice and case studies that illustrate the application of relevant ethical principles.

    Ethical teachers need to reflect on commonly accepted practices and make individual decisions about responsible teaching behaviours, such as honouring individual differences and respectfully challenging beliefs. Other challenges examined in this book include grading, textbook adoption, honour systems, online instruction, and conducting and using research on pedagogy to improve classroom practice. Infusing the undergraduate experience with ethics is the focus of chapters on supervising student internships, coauthoring research with students, and modelling appropriate professional boundaries.

    Readers will find a host of practical suggestions for approaching ethics proactively in both traditional and virtual classrooms. This book will become an instant resource for all teachers in the social and behavioural sciences who care about ethical interactions between faculty members and students.

  • What's The Matter With The US Economy?

    The US economy does many things right. But it also does many things wrong. This book is focused on aspects of the US economy that require some correction.The book is addressed to the intelligent general reader. It does not use equations, graphs, diagrams, footnotes or arcane gobbledygook.The book is divided into 26 chapters in 8 sections. Each section covers a general theme.Globalization: effect of the huge increase in the world's effective labor force, competition in more labor categories and shift in comparative advantage on the US import surplus and the dollar.Social Justice: division of the US into three societies - the rich, the poor and the middle class, separate and unequal; income distribution; access; entitlements; capture of Congress by producers as opposed to consumers.Life's Essentials: problems with health, education, housing, work, retirement and pensions, energy.Personal Risk: increase in personal risk of our population and the anxieties this creates; desire to reduce personal risk.The Macroeconomy: eating the house; problems of demand, savings, government deficits; living beyond our means; mortgaging the future.The State: who gets the tax dollar; overcommitment by government; infrastructure problems.Assets: the liquidity sloshing around the. world - effect on US housing prices; ensuing sub prime credit crunch - resurgence of sensitivity to risk (a risk shift) - near panic in the. bond markets; need to reexamine mortgage regulations,General: waste and excess in the US; the problems of immigration and resolution of those illegals already here.

  • Manual of Egyptian Archaeology and Guide to the Study of Antiquities in Egypt

    TRANSLATED BY AMELIA B. EDWARDS. With Illustrations.

  • The Robert E. Howard Reader

    This anthology presents a wide range of analysis, criticism, and opinion about one of the most influential fantasy authors of the twentieth century, with contributions by such well-known writers and critics as: Poul Anderson, Fritz Leiber, George H. Scithers, L. Sprague de Camp, S. T. Joshi, Howard Waldrop, Steve Tompkins, Darrell Schweitzer, Leo Grin, Robert Weinberg, Mark Hall, Charles Hoffman, Don D'Ammassa, Robert M. Price, Gary Romeo, and Scott Connors. A "must have" for every fan of Robert E. Howard.

  • Mentalization-Based Treatment for Children: A Time-Limited Approach

    Mentalization--based treatment (MBT) promotes clients' ability to interpret the meaning of others' behavior by considering their underlying mental states and intentions, as well as clients' capacity to understand the impact of their own behaviors on others. This book is the first comprehensive clinical introduction to using this approach with children, 5--12 years old, who experience emotional and behavioral problems including anxiety, depression, and relational difficulties. Written by an international team of clinician--researchers who are pioneering the MBT model with children, the authors begin by exploring the significance of mentalization and then devote the core chapters to the process of conducting short-term (9--12 sessions) MBT for children, including problem assessment and case formulation in terms of mentalizing techniques, the therapist's stance, and treatment termination. The approach draws on traditional psychodynamic principles, but integrates them with findings from attachment theory, the empirical study of mentalization, and features of other evidence--based approaches. This book includes a chapter--length case illustration and an appendix that lists measures of reflective functioning in children and their parents, as well as validation articles.

  • Spinosaurus and Other Dinosaurs and Reptiles from the Upper Cretaceous

    The Upper Cretaceous period ushered in a time of incredible change on Earth. The end of this period saw a mass extinction event that destroyed all of the dinosaurs, but the years before that event featured more species of life on Earth than ever before. In this book, readers discover the incredible dinosaurs and other creatures that lived during this time, including the massive carnivore, Spinosaurus. They also explore the lush landscapes of the Upper Cretaceous including the Horseshoe Canyon of North America and African shorelines. Cutting-edge, computer-generated renderings of these creatures and environments make the prehistoric world intriguing and accessible to all readers.

  • Graduate Study in Psychology 2012

    Provides information related to graduate programs in psychology and information related to approximately 600 graduate programs in psychology in the U.S. and Canada. Details include number of applications received by a program; number of individuals accepted in each program; dates for applications and admission; types of information required for an application; tuition costs; availability of internships and scholarships; employment information of graduates; orientation and emphasis of departments and programs; plus other relevant information.

  • The Military Wedding

    As a wedding consultant, who specializes in military weddings, I hear brides, who are trying to plan military weddings, lament about the lack of information available about military weddings. Brides are marrying later and are better educated. Even if they are hiring a wedding consultant to plan a military wedding, the brides still want to know as much as possible. Most wedding planning and etiquette books briefly address military weddings, but not to the satisfaction of most military brides. There are situations that face the bride or groom marrying a military person that a civilian couple doesn't always have to face. In addition to embarking on a new journey as a married couple, the military wedding is the beginning of a whole new way of life and culture. A severe case of culture shock may manifest once the new military spouse arrives at the spouse's duty location. Welcome to the brave new world of military jargon, acronyms, ID cards, wives' clubs, customs and courtesies, personnel reassignments, deployments and on and on. Becoming a military spouse is also an exciting adventure--full of new and exotic places, as well as challenges that will test the foundation of your marriage. Or, it will strengthen your partnership as husband and wife, bound by the fondest memories of shared experiences, adventures and challenges conquered. It's enough to make a strong person weak in the knees. It's not a life for the faint of heart. So, this book, The Military Wedding, has been written to make the experience less harrowing and more enjoyable. This book is mainly written for the civilian bride marrying a military groom, but I will try not to overlook the civilian groom marrying a military woman and the military bride and groom. A few paragraphs, as found in most books, won't answer your questions. Consider this your military wedding planning manual or special operating instruction to supplement your main wedding planning guide. Last, but not least, keep your se

  • Jackrabbits/ Liebres Americanas

    - Supports the early elementary science curriculum
    - Glossary, Index
    - More books to read, Web sites

  • From Slave to College President: The Life Story of Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) was an American educator, orator, author and leader of the African-American community. He was freed from slavery as a child, and after working at several menial jobs in West Virginia, earned his way through an education at Hampton Institute and Wayland Seminary. Upon recommendation of Hampton founder Sam Armstrong, as a young man, he was appointed as the first leader of the new Tuskegee Institute, then a teachers' college for blacks. Washington believed that education was a crucial key to African American citizens rising within the social and economic structure of the United States. He rose into a nationally prominent role as spokesman and leader for them. Although his non-confrontational approach was criticized by some blacks (notably W.E.B. Du Bois who labeled Washington "the Great Accommodator"), he was successful in building relationships with major philanthropists such as Anna T. Jeanes, Henry Huddleston Rogers, Julius Rosenwald, and the Rockefeller family who to contributed millions of dollars for education at Hampton, Tuskegee and helped pay for hundreds of public schools for black children in the South, as well as to donate to legal challenges to segregation and disfranchisement. The recipient of honorary degrees from Dartmouth College and Harvard University, and the first black to be an honored guest of a U.S. President at the White House, Dr. Washington was widely-regarded as the most powerful African-American man in the nation from 1895 until his death in 1915. Hundreds of schools and local features in the United States were named in his honor.

  • Cougars/ Puma

    Get up close and personal with a cougar, the most dangerous mountain predator. Learn how these animals use their tails to balance as they leap among cliffs and ledges. In Cougars/Pumas, find out how these big cats spend their days as they grow from tiny cubs to fierce hunters. This special English-Spanish bilingual edition enables children to work on their second-language skills as they develop strengths in their primary language.

  • How To Maximize Your Manhood: What every red-blooded male needs to know

    'Does Size Matter?' Reference to surveys, coupled with views expressed by women in magazines and TV shows, are made. Man's own raison d'etre is considered; his needs explained. Genitalia described and illustrated; their function explained. How penile growth can be achieved by natural means - what the exercises actually do. The reader can see where he stands. Thanks to the Internet, hundreds of thousands are experimenting with routines - with maybe millions more curious to learn - sharing their experiences with each other, but there are only a handful of reliable and experienced practitioners amongst them. Over a period of 5 years the author identified these men and exchanged views, experiences, and advice from that select few. It became apparent that each had become an expert in a particular aspect of penile enlargement (PE). The routines and exercises described are drawn from those few. All methods reported in detail with added confirmation provided by the active participation of the author - and his medically qualified mentor. Using only his hands, the reader can follow the step-by-step exercises. Cautionary notes guide the student through to advanced routines. Human nature leads many men to seek mechanical help to achieve their aims more quickly or more easily. That industry is identified; guidance is given on the use of weights, vacuum pumps and cylinders, lubricants, traction devices, pills, potions and patches, and much more besides. Internet forums are rife; not all are responsibly run. The book helps identify such 'meeting places' where the reader can further his interest in this very private practice. Survey results amongst PE students and research results reproduced in the book show gains made in penile growth by a volunteer group over a 3 month period. Women surveyed report opinions and preferences between length and thickness of a man's penis.

  • Watch Apple Trees Grow

    Apples arent just good for keeping doctors at bay, they also make for a tasty snack. Readers will explore the life of apple treesfrom their beginnings as seeds to the fruit they produce. Colorful photographs show the growth of an apple tree in perfect detail. Readers even learn how bees play an important part in growing apples.

  • Fundamentals of Prosperity

    We have become crazy over material things. We are looking at space instead of service, at profits instead of volume. We have lost sight of those human resources, thrift, imagination, integrity, vision and faith which make business possible. We can't continue to go in one direction indefinitely. We cannot always get steam out of the boiler without feeding the furnace. The time has come when in our own interests, in the interests of our communities, our industry, and of the nation itself, for a while we must strengthen the foundations upon which American business rests. This book is a guideline toward successful business practices on a personal, professional, and national level.

  • Shiva Sutras: The Supreme Awakening

    The book, Shiva Sutras: The Supreme Awakening, is revealed by the twentieth century's great philosopher saint Swami Lakshmanjoo. This spiritual treasure, gifted by God to the sage Vasugupta for the upliftment of humankind, is considered to be one of Kashmir Shaivism's most important scriptures. Here, Swami Lakshmanjoo gives the reader a penetrating vision of the glorious journey of Supreme Awakening; the traveling from limited individuality to absolute oneness with God. Swami Lakshmanjoo draws on his own experience and the Lineage of Kashmir Shaiva Masters to reveal the esoteric commentary of Abhinavagupta's chief disciple Kshemaraja. the secrets of this sacred teaching are once again being made available for the upliftment of humankind.

  • Librarians

    A simple introduction to the work of librarians in a library.

  • The Hugging Tree: A Story About Resilience

    "An imprint of the American Psychological Association."

  • Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God

    Revised & Updated Edition! God is love. Crazy, relentless, all-powerful love. Have you ever wondered if we're missing it?

    It's crazy, if you think about it. The God of the universe--the Creator of nitrogen and pine needles, galaxies and E-minor--loves us with a radical, unconditional, self-sacrificing love. And what is our typical response? We go to church, sing songs, and try not to cuss. Whether you've verbalized it yet or not, we all know something's wrong.

    Does something deep inside your heart long to break free from the status quo? Are you hungry for an authentic faith that addresses the problems of our world with tangible, even radical, solutions? God is calling you to a passionate love relationship with Himself. Because the answer to religious complacency isn't working harder at a list of do's and don'ts--it's falling in love with God. And once you encounter His love, as Francis describes it, you will never be the same. Because when you're wildly in love with someone, it changes everything.

    Learn more about Crazy Love at www.crazylovebook.com.

  • A Treatise on Human Nature

    Hume's two-volume treatise on human nature, with emphasis on morals an politics, features an introduction by A.D. Lindway.

  • From Small Island to Big World: An Autobiography

    When Susanne finally decided to write this book, she was resolved that it would not contain just extractions from her personal diary of globetrotting notes. Rather it would be a chronicle of the highlights of her life over the past forty years. She felt that the writings should emphasise her own personal makeover from a small island girl into an international traveller, as well as to showcase some of the developments in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and in the wider Caribbean region, leading to the transformation of both, into modern-day developing entities which are now attracting the interest and respect of the world at large.This book will include chapters about- Susanne Desiree Erica, the petite lady from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, that small island state in the developing world. Who by commitment to hard work, uncompromising integrity and a home-grown characteristic for organization and tenacity, was able to enhance her personal on-the-job performance, earn the respect and friendship of many of her work colleagues, and over time, gain the confidence and admiration of her supervisors, wherever she served.This book therefore, will also be about her family life and love for her parents; about love for and devotion to her siblings. It speaks to the distraught and anguish caused by death in the family; about picking up the pieces of shattered emotions following a failed marriage; and moving on to greater successes. It is about finding new love and discovering a soul mate, and in general, understanding and appreciating the seemingly small but very important things in her life. The stories herein which touch upon her very early life were told to her by her father and co-author.

  • Thirty Years in the 12th House

    I would describe "Thirty Years in the 12th House" as astrological philosophy and autobiographical astrology. It consists of articles I've published in four different astrology magazines or journals, as well as a number of unpublished pieces.

  • Marine Creatures

    - Excellent nature photography
    - Detailed captions reinforce key vocabulary
    - Content supports elementary science curriculum
    - Latest environmental impacts on habitats are covered
    - Age-appropriate anatomical investigations
    - High-interest animal subject matter to entice reluctant readers

  • Handbook of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity in Counseling and Psychotherapy

    This timely volume explores the unique challenges faced by sexual minority (SM) and transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) clients today. Experts in the field examine how the concepts of gender and sexual orientation are both socioculturally-constructed and can be informed by biologically focused research, thus setting the stage for flexible, affirmative mental health services.

    Chapters cover a range of practice-focused as well as theory-based topics, including complexity in identity, minority stress, and stigma management. With concise summaries of research findings and detailed case studies, contributors provide an intersectional understanding of how practitioners can work within rapidly changing political and legal contexts to uncover and affirm clients' multiple social identities, and build resilience.

  • Employee Guide Labour Law of the Cayman Islands: First Edition

    Employee Guide Labour Law of the Cayman Islands seeks to provide its' readers, in non-legal language, with a basic overview of the minimum standards currently provided under the Labour Law for employees working in the Cayman Islands, and furthermore, the system created under the Labour Law through which an employee may, if necessary, enforce his (or her) rights against their employer.

  • I Can't Do Anything!

    Chameleon sticks his tongue out. I can't!

    Monkey makes funny faces. I have to smile nicely for the picture!

    I can't do anything!

    What can you do when you aren't allowed to burp, spit, or roll in the mud? I Can't Do Anything! is a story about manners, family rules, and what you can do when you feel like acting like a monkey!

    A Note to Parents by Tammy L. Hughes, PhD, discusses setting family rules and talking with your child about manners and socially acceptable behavior.

  • La Chismosa: Comedia en Tres Actos y en Verso

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  • A Reckless Ride

    This book tells the story of some of the extraordinary horses the author has known through fifty five years of working with these generous animals. The last working horses in the City of Manchester are here, as are horses of the Household Cavalry and the Royal Omani Cavalry, dressage and driving horses, American cow ponies and Russian army horses.The fun and risks of buying horses in Ireland, Spain and France and the pleasure of helping damaged horses regain health and confidence.The reader will learn much from this book regarding dealing with horses of different breeds, temperament and work requirement.

  • A Smidgeon of Religion

    A preacher by calling, a volunteer coach by passion and a humorist by nature, Tony Thomas takes a whimsical look at life in A Smidgeon of Religion. For the past two and a half years, The Paper of Montgomery County (http://thepaper24-7.com) has turned their editorial space over to an unorthodox pastor every Tuesday. A wordsmith and storyteller at heart, Thomas relays a modern parable to his readers, weaving in A Smidgeon of Religion in a non-threatening way.

  • Pioneers of Electricity

    Many scientists over the years have added to our understanding of electricity. As far back as ancient Greece when Thales recorded the effects of static electricity. Readers are provided accounts of the most important contributions to the study of electricity through accessible text. Ben Franklin's kite, Thomas Edison's light bulb, and Alessandro Volta's battery are just a few of the featured experiments. Readers will not only learn about these inventive people but also what they taught us about the fascinating properties of electricity.

  • Bunnies

    Hippity-hop, the cuteness of a bunny just doesnt stop. Readers will learn why bunnies are known as cottontails, and follow the bunny through its day, seeing what it eats and how it sleeps. Charming photographs of these adorable animals are as equally beguiling as the delightful narrative.

  • Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte

    Best described on its title page as the "Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne, his private secretary, to which are added an account of the important events of the Hundred Days, of Napoleon's surrender to the English, and of his residence and death at St. Helena, with anecdotes and illustrative extracts from all the most authentic sources, edited by R.W. Phipps. Colonel, late Royal Artillery."

  • Medical Family Therapy and Integrated Care

    This thorough update of a classic text describes the impact of recent economic and structural changes in health care on the role of the medical family therapist, and how medical and mental health providers can learn to collaborate in various settings.

  • The Life Cycle of a Pelican

    Born without feathers and later developing in to a tremendous flier that searches the seas for food, the pelican is a fascinating bird. This life cycle book presents the pelicans glorious transition, from hatchling to expert at flying, swimming, and diving for food. Readers will even learn how pelicans are being saved from tragedies such as the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Graphic organizers are included.

  • The Top 40 Tips of Business Etiquette

    The key to success in business is based on relationships. How do you ensure that you will build the kind of relations that will lead to personal effectiveness, a great work environment and loyalty from clients? The Top 40 Tips of Business Etiquette will help you to meet the goal of personal and professional success and ensure that you become the "GO TO" person in your organization.

  • Tails of a Healer: Animals, Reiki & Shamanism

    Eleven years in the making, Tails of a Healer: Animals, Reiki & Shamanism features 45 true and heartwarming stories about animals and their role in the evolution of a gifted energy worker and shamanic healer.Meet the myriad of animals that populate the pages of Tails of a Healer, and follow healer and animal communicator Rose De Dan as she relates humorous tales of what happens when worlds collide - human vs. animal, ancient traditions vs. modern world - and touching stories of life and death. This inspiring collection of tales, featuring dozens of photographs by the author, is brought together here in one place for the first time."Tails of a Healer is jam-packed with animal stories that delight the senses, tickle the imagination, and transcend the mundane into the realm of mystery. Author Rose De Dan is not only a gifted healer, shamanic practitioner, and Reiki Master; she is also a master storyteller. The true-life tales in her book will make you laugh and sometimes cry. They'll make you think and they'll fill you with wonder. Most of all, De Dan's stories will teach you about the fine art of bridging worlds - between animals and humans, between heart and mind, between body and soul, and between consensus reality and the deeper levels of reality that nurture and sustain us all. Tails of Healer is a gem!"- Cat Saunders, Ph.D., author of Dr. Cat's Helping Handbook"Tails of a Healer takes you deeply into the world of telepathic animal communication and shamanism. It is a rich mix of intimate animal stories that are both healing and enlightening. Rose De Dan has packed this book with wisdom and heart. Prepare to be opened."- Mary J. Getten, telepathic animal communicator, author of Communicating with Orcas, winner of 2007 Nautilus Book Awards Animals/Nature

  • Skydiving

    It's hard to imagine there's a more extreme sport than skydiving. Jumping from a plane at 13,000 feet (3,962 m) or higher seems crazy to some, but those who try it are often hooked for life. Readers of this book step off the plane and into the high-flying world of skydiving, including tandem skydiving, accelerated free fall, BASE jumping, and competitive skydiving. The history and hazards of the sport are also considered, with midair photographs adding an even greater sense of amazement to this high-interest topic.

  • Raquel

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  • The Pit and the Pendulum

    This graphic novel adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's classic tale of terror visually explores the dizzying highs and horrifying lows of a prisoner sentenced to death by the Inquisition.

  • Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Therapies

    In Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Therapies, Jeremy D. Safran provides a masterful and engaging overview of this uniquely important family of theories and approaches to psychotherapy, developed and refined over more than a century by key theorists, researchers and clinicians around the world. He also examines the origins of psychoanalysis as a new way of looking at inner life, and discusses its role as one of the more influential intellectual developments of the 20th century.

    This essential primer to psychoanalytic approaches, amply illustrated with case examples, is perfect for students and trainees interested in learning about psychoanalysis, as well as seasoned clinicians interested in keeping up with state of the art developments in theory, practice and research.

  • Design Diva

    When 16-year-old Chloe finds out a teen version of her favorite fashion-design reality show is holding auditions in her town she's thrilled -- but also nervous. She's always loved fashion and design, but taking her talent to TV is beyond intimidating. To make matters worse, a school nemesis is also planning to audition and is determined to win. With all the pressure, Chloe can't help but wonder, does she have what it takes to make the cut?

  • Celtic Literature

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  • Wildcard Cookbook for Microsoft Word

    Microsoft Word's advanced search features are extremely powerful, but they're also virtually undocumented; most explanations of their use have been limited to a simple table of wildcards. This book explains in detail how you can use these powerful tools to blaze through repetitive problems that would take hours to correct by hand. It covers all aspects of finding and replacing in Microsoft Word and provides includes numerous examples using real-world documents. Jack Lyon writes, "Although I write and sell Microsoft Word macros for a living, the tools I depend on most are the advanced features of Word's find and replace. Learning to use these tools takes time and effort, but the payoff is huge. I hope this book will help you understand how powerful Word's advanced search features can be."

  • The Unknown Lore of Amexem's Indigenous People: An Aboriginal Treatise

    After completing my first book "The Huevolution of Sacred Muur Science" I found there were many aspects of Muur history and culture that I touched on too lightly. So, I set out to do a follow up book that more or less expounded on subjects like Joseph Smith and the Mormons, the Poro & Keetowah societies, and the Delawares & Nanticokes. This particular book also has a chapter on ancient & modern round ball sports, after reading it, one, might better explain the overall craze of round ball sports in America. One of the most fascinating aspects of Moorish Science Temple history is the (Pan American Conference 1928) And the so called Moor circle (7). I conclude this book with Addendums dealing with these very intriguing subjects along with the national headress the (Fez). My mother is part Nanticoke and Fulani, my father Cherokee & Mende. My mission, was to represent my family roots through literature along with magnifying cultures not often written about, at least not by one of its own.

  • How to Feel Good: 20 Things Teens Can Do

    Being a teenager can be tough. It can be really hard sometimes to feel good about yourself and your abilities. New relationships and experiences are happening all around you, and that can make you insecure, overwhelmed, or stressed out.

    How to Feel Good will help you slow down and pay attention to how you feel and what you think about yourself.

    Are you ready? Do 1 or learn all 20 skills and take charge of you. You are just a step away from feeling more confident, secure, and GREAT!

    This book presents 20 simple, mind-healthy skills to guide you toward self-awareness and to teach you to stay calm and self-confident. You will also find additional strategies, self-reflection questions, and easy-to-do tools to help end frustration and develop patience so that you can achieve your goals.

  • The Ouroboros Cycle, Book 1: A Monster's Coming of Age Story

    How far would you go to avenge the one you love? Would you go beyond death? Born into the stifling confines of French upper society, Babette Varanus never thought that she would have to answer that question. Surrounded by wealth yet ostracized by her peers, Babette had little interest in love until she met Korbinian, a scandalous German baron with the audacity to regard her as his equal. But when the intrigues of her grandfather's enemies conspire to tear them apart, Varanus will embark upon a journey of vengeance, love, and redemption that will take her beyond the limitations of mortality and reveal to her the dark forces that command humanity from the shadows. Faced with madness, murder, hidden cults, and erudite vampires, does she have the strength to withstand the storm that rises against her?

  • The Aeneid: Interlinear Translation

    Frederick Holland Dewey's interlinear translation of Virgil's "The Aeneid."

  • The Odyssey

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  • Violent Offenders: Appraising and Managing Risk

    Predicting future violence among criminal offenders is notoriously difficult. In the previous editions of this popular book, the authors argued that community risk management is best done with actuarial assessment. Combining what is known about violence prediction, clinical decision making, and the literature on treatment outcome and program evaluation, they introduced and chronicled the development of their landmark assessment instruments, the Violence Risk Appraisal Guide (VRAG) and Sex Offender Risk Appraisal Guide. These have become go-to resources for forensic psychologists in the trenches today.

    In this third edition, the authors review the major changes in the risk assessment field, which include a much larger and richer empirical literature, a focus on dynamic risk management among supervised offenders, and commentaries on the use and effectiveness of expert clinical judgment in determining risk. Perhaps most important, they also introduce the VRAG-R, a new actuarial tool that is easier to score than the VRAG and the SORAG while delivering equally accurate results. Written with the authors' usual clarity and keen insight, this book is a must-read for legal professionals and forensic psychologists, policymakers, and all those working with offender populations who hope to eliminate recidivism.

  • A Reindeer Named Flag: Mrs. Claus's Kittens

    "A Reindeer named Flag," is a book for the young at heart. It is also an educational book for the adults, too. This is a book you will want to read to your children over and over again. It's a book that will give you a sense of a great pride.

  • Steam Cooking: Healthy Foods With Natural Taste

    Steam cooking, pan searing, stir-frying and deep-frying are the four most common techniques of Chinese cooking. Each one produces a different result, even though for the same material. The selection of which cooking method to use is based upon whether it is the one to help bring out the best of the ingredients. While there are many recipes available for Chinese cooking, this book is dedicated to steam cooking. Steam cooking is healthy because it uses steam instead of oil to cook. The ingredients must be fresh. Otherwise they would not be tasty as there is no flour batter per se to cover up. Steam cooking is a relatively simple method as it can be done either using a wok or while cooking rice. While the choice of materials and the right amount of steamed time are crucial to make a tasty dish, culinary skill requirement is not so demanding. Steam cooking is also energy conserving because for most seafood or light meat dishes, cooking takes less than 10 minutes, compared with at least 30 minutes while using a conventional oven. Best of all, multiple servings can be cooked at the same time by stacking up the steamer baskets and cooked in the same wok! This book covers the basics of steam cooking, from how to flavour a dish, water level and general rules to determine cooking time for various ingredients. It talks about some finishing techniques that can enhance the flavour of a dish. There are illustrative examples of utensils, common sauces, herbs, seasoning, and pantry items that can be used with steam cooking. There are recipes for meat, fish, vegetable and dim sum dishes. They are easy to follow and illustrated with full-colour photography.

  • Macro Cookbook for Microsoft Word

    Tired of working the hard way? Make your life easier with Microsoft Word macros and automate those mind-numbing, finger-breaking tasks you've been doing manually for so long. In the Macro Cookbook, Microsoft Word expert Jack Lyon explains how you can do that--without having to learn to program. In no time at all, he'll have you recording, running, borrowing, and modifying macros to make your work shrink and your income grow. An excellent guide for anyone who works with words and Word.

  • King Calm: Mindful Gorilla in the City

    "This lively and edifying children's book...makes a good case for mindfulness as a spiritual practice that brings alive our senses of tasting, seeing, feeling, smelling, and listening...Highly recommended!"--Spirituality & Practice

    Have you ever sat in a movie theater with a bag of popcorn on your lap, and when you looked down, somehow the popcorn had disappeared? Or have you set a book down somewhere, and then had no idea where you put it?

    It happens to all of us. We're paying attention--we're just not thinking about what it is we're paying attention to!

    Now, meet Marvin. He's is a gorilla living in a great big city. He doesn't approach life with a thump, thump, ROAR. Instead, Marvin mindfully experiences the world around him through all of his senses. He's calm. He's peaceful. He's mindful.

    And he's about to teach his grandpa to be a king of calm, too!

    Includes a Reader's Note loaded with information about mindfulness and living mindfully. Also included are simple ways to increase awareness to become calmer, more focused, and more peaceful by engaging your senses just like Marvin and seeing, feeling, smelling, and listening to the great big world around you!

  • The Innsmouth Tabernacle Choir Hymnal

    Here gathered in one place are many of the most celebrated and moving hymns of the Great Old Ones, certain to summon winged horrors down from the sky, or nameless things from out of the Earth's depths. These are the authentic liturgies celebrated at Dagon Hall in Innsmouth, Massachusetts. Also suitable for picnics and parties.

    Brother Darrell Schweitzer has provided hymns for Cthulhu Prayer Breakfasts at the Necronomicon convention for some years, where he has also conducted Lovecraft tours in the College Hill area of Providence. While he has shambed among us for less than three quarters of a century, and therefore has not yet begun the "change" characteristic of Dagon's hierophants, he nevertheless, as the Rev. J. Apocalypse Gibber, Jr. notes in the introduction, has "the look." He co-edited "Weird Tales" magazine for many years ans is the author of numerous fantasy and horror stories.

    "Inspirational. My mother used to sing me to sleep with these. Sometimes my father did too." -- Wilbur Whateley

    "I will always support faith-based initiatives of this sort." -- George W. Bush

    "I would sing along if I could carry a tune in a bucket. Unfortunately, I don't have a bucket." -- Lee Weinstein

    "Far out! I can dig it!" -- Franz Kafka

    "Searchers after horror haunt strange, far places. For them are the catacombs of Ptolemais, and the carven mausolea of the nightmare countries. They climb to the moonlit towers of ruined Rhine castles, and falter down black cobwebbed steps beneath the scattered stones of forgotten cities in Asia. But actually, they need look no farther than this book." -- H.P. Lovecraft

  • The Night Season: Lost Tales from the Golden Age of Macabre

    Editor Duane Parsons has assembled a treasure-trove of rare macabre stories for lovers of classic fantasy and horror. From ghosts of mind and spirit to exotic paranormal tales, each story in this volume has never before appeared in an anthology. Included are: The Silent Man, by Henry Fothergill Chorley The Strange Ormonds, by Leitch Ritchie The Mysterious Wedding: A Danish Story, by Heinrich Steffans The Burial by Fire, by Louisa Medina Hamblin The Vampyre, by Elizabeth Ellet The Sleepless Woman, by William Jerdan A Peep At Death, by Peter Von Geist Killcrop the Changeling, by Richard Thompson Carl Bluven and the Strange Mariner, by Henry David Inglis The Prediction, by George Henry Borrow The Story of the Unfinished Picture, by Charles Hooten Eule: The Emperor's Dwarf, by John Rutter Chorley The Green Huntsman, by Joseph Holt Ingraham A Revelation of a Previous Life, by Nathaniel Parker Willis Moods of the Mind: The Old Portrait, by Emma Embury A Night on the Enchanted Mountain, by Charles Fenno Hoffman The Living Apparition, by G.P.R. James The Three Souls, by Alexander Chatrian and Emile Erckmann The Death Watch, by Luise Muhlback An Evening of Lucy Ashton's, by Letitia Elizabeth Landon The Haunted Homestead, by Henry William Herbert The Withered Man, by William Leete Stone La Malroche, by Louisa Stuart Costello The Three Visits, by Auguste Vitu Lieutenant Castenac, by Erckman-Chatrian Torture by Hope, by Villiers de L'isle-Adams The Black Cupid, by Lafcadio Hearn The Bundle of Letters, by Moritz Jokai Nissa, by Albert Delpit The Dream, by John Galt

  • Learning Golf's Essential Elements

    There are many reasons why people play the game of golf. Some wish to play great while others hope only to become competent enough to not embarrass themselves. Yet regardless of their ability or intentions and time available most golfers seem to have the desire to experience that great golf shot or play a terrific round. Learning Golf's Essential Elements helps the golfer understand the process that it takes to learn to develop and increase physical ability, knowledge of the golf swing and game. It may be used by an individual, a group or as a class textbook. This book provides a systematic way of learning and understanding the game beginning with the golf swing. Physical limitations, time constraints and unrealistic expectations are just a few of the reasons discussed for golfers having difficulty realizing their goals. Drills and exercises are outlined and practice routines are developed. Throughout the book are stories of the author's experiences as he has learned and taught the game over the years. Many of the stories are humorous but all have a purpose in helping the reader understand the struggles of learning the game. Learning the golf swing, an essential element, is a major portion of the book. While the golf swing is important the game doesn't stop there. Putting, the short game, etiquette, rules and vocabulary are all included. Drills and routines are described for both putting and the short game. Etiquette may be the most important yet neglected component. No game can be played without rules and explanations of the most common rules are given. Necessary vocabulary is integrated throughout the book and is also a chapter itself. Whatever the motive for playing the game the reader will benefit and enjoy Learning Golf's Essential Elements.

  • Killer Animals: You Wouldn't Want to Meet!

    Which frog uses poison to protect itself? What's more deadly, a huge saltwater crocodile or a tiny, pesky mosquito? What repugnant rodent is responsible for killing millions of people throughout history? Readers will learn the answers to these questions and many more. Filled with nasty creatures you wouldn't want to meet, this book features advice on how to avoid a shark attack, how to ward off the deadly stings of the Australian box jellyfish, and how to combat a mosquito attack.

  • Papa, Daddy, & Riley

    Riley is Papa's princess and Daddy's dragon. She loves her two fathers! When Riley's classmate asks her which dad is her real one, Riley is confused. She doesn't want to have to pick one or the other.
    Families are made of love in this heartwarming story that shows there are lots of ways to be part of one.

  • From Cowboy to Mogul to Monster: The Neverending Story of Film Pioneer Mark Damon

    "If you saw Mark Damon in a tux at the 55th Annual Academy Awards you probably wouldn't picture him in a toga. If he flashed his dazzling smile at his wife, Maggie, your first thought wouldn't be "Oooh, vampire fangs." But Mark played a beast and a vampire, rode across the desert in a toga as the son of Cleopatra, walked the streets of Toledo as a Spanish king named Peter the Cruel and cleaned up the West as two Spaghetti Western cowboys named Johnny. As an actor he played a hero, a rebel and a fool in over fifty teenflicks, Spaghetti Westerns and swashbucklers. As a producer and film distributor, he was involved in the success of over 350 films. Teen idol, singer, film director, writer and producer, astute businessman, inventor of the foreign film sales business - by 1983, Damon had pursued almost as many careers as a tomcat has lives..." - From Cowboy to Mogul to Monster Twenty-five years later, Mark Damon continues to reinvent himself in the film business. His is a NeverEnding Story.

  • It's All About Choices

    "It's All About Choices" follows twin girls, Emma and Rose, as they learn that life is all about making choices. They discover that poor choices lead to negative consequences. Through the actions of the two girls readers realize that good choices can lead to positive outcomes and fullfillment of dreams.

  • Black Mamba

    If the black mambas scales arent black, then why is it called a black mamba? Can its venom kill a person? What do baby black mambas look like? Readers will discover the answers to these questions and more. Young snake lovers will learn just how amazing this African snake is, from its speed to its killer fangs. Detailed photographs show the black mamba in all its glory in its natural habitat.

  • The Limerick Book, Volume One

    L.T. Woodward contributed the introduction to this book of adult-themed limericks containing "1700 Examples, with Notes, Variants and Index."

  • Watch Apple Trees Grow / Mira Como Crece El Manzano!

    Apples arent just good for keeping doctors at bay, they also make for a tasty snack. Readers of both English and Spanish alike will explore the life of apple treesfrom their beginnings as seeds to the fruit they produce. Colorful photographs show the growth of an apple tree in perfect detail. Readers even learn how bees play an important part in growing apples. Authentic translations by native Spanish speakers make this a great bilingual resource.

  • When You Look Out the Window: How Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin Built a Community

    When You Look Out the Window tells the story of Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, one of San Francisco's most well-known and politically active lesbian couples. Describing the view from Phyllis and Del's window, this book shows how one couple's activism transformed their community -- and had ripple effects throughout the world.

    Includes a Reading Guide that provides helpful historical context, and a Note to Parents, Caregivers, and Educators about the importance of teaching LGBTQ history and culture to children.

    This is a unique way to introduce children to untold stories in history while also being a clever tribute to two notable women.

    From the Reading Guide:

    Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin were one of San Francisco's most well-known and politically active lesbian couples. They met in 1950, and moved in together on February 14, 1953 (Valentine's Day!). The house they shared for 53 years--and where Phyllis still lives today--located at the top of Castro Street, has a big picture window that overlooks the entire city. Each of the landmarks described in the story is part of the view from their house. Phyllis and Del left their mark on each of these sites, and they are described below.

    From the Note to Parents, Caregivers, and Educators:

    People who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer (LGBTQ) are more visible and accepted in our society than ever before. However, anyone who wants to learn about LGBTQ history and culture will probably have to search for that information on their own. Many students have never learned anything about LGBTQ history. They may not have realized that some of the authors whose works they read (or whose works were read to them) were LGBTQ. They may not know that major discoveries and contributions to the fields of science, mathematics, and technology were made by LGBTQ people. And they may not be aware of the ways in which LGBTQ people have been oppressed, and what they did to fight back against it.

  • SAT Math Handbook of Tricks and Strategies

    SAT Math Handbook of Tricks and Strategies presents quick and simple methods for solving SAT math questions. The book is divided into 4 chapters, covering test taking rules and strategies (as important as the test itself), basic math skills, basic geometry rules and advanced algebra concepts. By combining both a textbook and notebook format, the book becomes the perfect teaching tool for teachers and learning tool for students. Currently being used by ClassroomAmerica Tutoring Services and Lodi High School.

  • Method Mania: Activities to Teach Written Expression Skills & Strategies

    Success in school, in work, and in life can be greatly enhanced by the ability to write effectively. And due to the writing process revolution we are gradually improving the quality of writing. The writing process focuses on exploring metacognitively what writers actually do throughout a writing task; how real writers go about constructing texts. Teachers work closely with students, helping them to understand writing as a communication and learning process. The importance of the creation, expression, and comprehension of meaning is emphasized throughout the process. Because writing is a complex process, students need to progress through a number of levels, not necessarily in a linear fashion, to experience the process. Too often students approach writing with a "one and done" mentality, failing to recognize that complex writing cannot be accomplished in a single sitting, in a single draft. We need to help them realize that successful writers are reflective about their writing processes and habits, learning what procedures work best and adapting them to suit particular situations. The best forum for implementing the writing process into the classroom is through a writer's workshop. A typical writer's workshop is a block of time scheduled each day for students to work through the steps in the process. It is important to remember that writing should extend across the curriculum. If a block of writing time can't be scheduled for one day it should be integrated into another subject. Writing should be viewed as a means of communicating and emerge naturally out of other activities. Teachers should make writing so integral to each lesson that the flow of the class is smooth from mental to verbal to written communication. Teachers using the workshop approach do not ignore the product and parts of language. Instead, the product is considered within the process. Grammar and mechanics are taught in the context of use. In the past, the teaching of formal grammar usually displaced some instruction and practice in actual composition. Unfortunately, with our overcrowded curriculum, teachers can't afford to spend excessive class time on decontexualized grammar exercises that involve little or no actual composition. Students should be given daily opportunities to explore writing and create written text for various purposes. We know that writing is a powerful tool that can influence others and clarify one's own thoughts. Teaching the writing process through the workshop approach can give students the key to unlocking this powerful tool. And the activities in this book are designed to help make the process easier for teachers to pick up and implement today. You will find over 200 mini lessons designed to stimulate critical and creative thinking that can be applied to written composition in all phases of the writing process. Students will continue to recognize that adults who use these activities in the context of authentic literacy lessons are those who are committed to facilitating and promoting only the very best of writers.

  • The Secrets of Stage Conjuring

    "The Secrets of Stage Conjuring" is one of the rarest of Robert-Houdin's books on magic. It is the sequel to "Secrets of Conjuring and Magic" (1868).

  • 101 Helps for Helpers

    We were created to care for each other. Some such as social workers, counselors, pastors, chaplains, seminarians, doctors, nurses, teachers, missionaries, and many others have experienced a calling and have pursued education and training that equipped them to be professional helpers. Others have sensed a calling, and out of love, passion, and compassion help and care for others. Still others just help because we are called to bear one another's burdens and to lend a helping hand along life's journey. And others took on the task of being a caregiver because that was the thing to do. This book is written for helpers and caregivers-thus everyone. Sometimes helpers become burdened with the load of caring; sometimes they need something to lift their spirits; sometimes they need a source of new insights and new ideas. Yet, sometimes, they need the comfort that comes from spending time in God's Word, meditating on God's promises, and seeing how biblical characters found help from God. I hope this book will be one that you turn to time and again; one that you will share with others. As you go along each day, use the book as a source for daily meditation, reflection, and inspiration. Or, take a break; turn to a page; or let the book fall open to a page; and anticipate how God will send the right message and encouragement that you need for a moment of disappointment, discouragement, or when you need a word of discernment. Better yet, find a happy story to make you laugh, reminisce, and celebrate. Be blessed as you help and care for others as well as yourselves. Dr. Linda Johnson Crowell Visit our website at: www.helpfullsource.com. Contact us at: Help-FULL Source, P.O. Box 46904, Bedford, Ohio 44146.

  • Legacies of Hamilton County: Women of Entrepreneurial Spirit

    Women of Entrepreneurial Spirit is the first in a series of 'Legacies of Hamilton County' books to share the experiences, philosophies and families of 83 courageous and spirited women. Lois Searfoss Wyant of Wyant Photography, Inc., frustrated over the complexity of marketing in todays world of corporate giants, decided to act on a vision to unite small business owners. With a goal to share ideas, promote each other and learn together, Legacies was born. As professional photographers it was a pleasure to capture the personalities and surroundings of those in the first series of Legacy books, Women of Entrepreneurial Spirit. Spotlighting independent women business owners and sharing their independence, creativity and love to serve people. A variety of businesses are highlighted from services to shops and boutiques, each with their own unique story. Each story is accompanied by a professional portrait by Master Photographer, Jim Wyant, of Wyant Photography Inc., capturing the essence of each lady, as well as several images of supporting families. The stories will bring to you their passions for creativity, services and family. We hope you enjoy "Women of Entrepreneurial Spirit."

  • Garment Construction

    A handbook on garment construction, including fitting and other problems of garment making. Fourth edition.

  • Locs for Life: The Root to Well Being for African-American Women

    Have you ever thought about locking your African textured/type hair? Are you afraid what others will say or think about you? Do you need a guide to help you through the process? Do you already have Locs/Locks/Dreads and need style/care ideas or encouragement from other sisters who have? If you have answered yes to any of these questions then "Locs For Life: The Root to Well Being for African American Women" is the book for you!It is an easy read with a plethora of stories outlining the journey of hair locking. Topics such as colorism, racism, beauty standards and other social issues are candidily discussed by the writer. What is most unique about this book is that the writer prepares you for the emotional/spiritual aspects of hair locking.Kalimah Johnson is Masters Level Social Worker and uses those tools to discuss this topic from a sensitive and comprehensive standpoint. Her expertise and courageous efforts will provide you with all the tools, power and knowledge you will need to inspire you to wear your hair out in the world "as is".

  • Eat, Drink & Be Merry in Maryland

    A cookbook featuring recipes gathered from the kitchens of Maryland.

  • The Millennial Hope

    A book on Christian and Judaic church history.

  • Teaching Life Skills to Children and Teens With ADHD: A Guide for Parents and Counselors

    You hoped your child's tantrums would fade once she started elementary school. You hoped she'd be able to share. You hoped she'd be calm and happy after wearing herself out at recess...instead, her energy bubbles out all over the classroom. No matter how often you remind your teen: ""look at me when I'm speaking,"" ""respect others' personal space,"" ""quit freaking out over everything!"" he just doesn't seem to understand. For most kids, these are momentary glitches. For some, learning to relate to others doesn't come easily. When children have attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), even if their medication smooths out the worst of the bumps, they still may have a lot of trouble in social situations like school. Teaching Life Skills to Children and Teens With ADHD describes the Life Skills Program created by author Vincent J. Monastra at his ADHD clinic. It features practical strategies for helping children and teens develop essential life skills at home, school, or in a support group setting. Some of these skills include: Engaging others in conversations Seeking out confidence-building experiences Responding appropriately to teasing Establishing friendships and social networks Trying group activities to avoid isolation Developing healthy eating, sleeping and exercise habits Solving problems and getting organized Showing sensitivity to others' emotions

  • A Passion for Leadership

    ?A Passion for Leadership? is a book about positive energy in the workplace. Not only does it discuss the most difficult and common workplace challenges, it provides the solutions you need to make the necessary improvements. The central character, Walter Kennedy has found the secrets to employing and maintaining happy, satisfied staff. He understands them and he knows how to deal with them. Walter encounters the same problems that any other employer has?The difference is that he knows how to handle them. Once you have read about Walter?s technique of positive passion you will understand how to make your workplace better. In these pages you will find stories of troubled people, challenging encounters, sexual harassment, and even embezzlement. You will find a great seminar about positive passion and you will find some great articles that you can use to improve the performance in your own workplace. This book is a must-have for all leaders at every level of business.

  • The Best and The Worst of Times

    This volume contains thirty (30) non-fiction stories. In the first story of Part I, the author pokes fun at a young woman who had her head shaved by members of the Resistance. This was the revenge reserved for women who had slept with Germans during the war. The first fourteen (14) pieces are about: Growing up in the Old Country. Included are: Stories about Patriots and cowardly Collaborators, accidental Death in the Boxing Ring, adventures in the Military Police, etc.The 12 stories in Part II are about: Encounters in Canada, i.e. Dying of Thirst in the Brewery, Quebec's ludicrous Language Laws, On becoming a Grandfather, Remembering Mordecai Richler, etc.The four pieces in Part III recount the author's return trip to Europe in December 2005. It includes a short stay in Paris, several weeks in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, and a one day visit to Bastogne, Belgium, to see once more the famous war monument, The Mardasson.

  • Technology

    Its hard to imagine that not too long ago there were no laptop computers, hybrid cars, or cell phones. New technologies have changed our lives and shaped our world. Learn all about some of important recent inventions, and the new technology we may see in the future.

  • The Complete Father Brown Volume 2

    Includes The Incredulity of Father Brown, The Secret of Father Brown, and The Scandal of Father Brown. Newly designed and typeset for easy reading by Boomer Books.

  • Ethical Practice in Operational Psychology: Military and National Intelligence Applications

    The field of operational psychology, and consequently its standards of practice, are evolving and expanding at a rapid pace. Now, more than ever, psychologists' expertise is employed on a day-to-day basis by members of the military and national intelligence communities. As psychologists' duties expand in these arenas, some definition of their roles and how these roles relate to professional ethical standards is necessary. Ethical Practice in Operational Psychology: Military and National Intelligence Applications offers guidance for those psychologists who are providing support to operational commanders; serving as consultants to interrogations of enemy combatants, suspected terrorists, or other criminals; or consulting on hostage negotiations among other things. This book integrates the requirements of the existing APA Ethics Code and the more recent Report of the American Psychological Association's Presidential Task Force on Psychological Ethics and National Security, with the limited professional literature in this field.

  • Plutarch's Lives

    In 1883, John S. White selected and edited Plutarch's Lives (46-120 AD) in an edition "for girls as well as boys."

  • The Basis of the Theosophical Society

    Annie Besant, as president of the Theosophical Society, set out its basic principles and beliefs in this short book from the early 20th century. A cornerstone work in the understanding of Theosophy.

  • Bulldozers / Bulldozers

    Bulldozers are very strong machines. They move big trees, push rocks away to make roads, and even dig deep into the dirt. English language learners discover these and many other fun facts about bulldozers in this bilingual book. With the help of simple text presented in both standard Latin American Spanish and English, they explore how bulldozers are able to do many important jobs. Detailed photographs show these machines hard at work.

  • The Life Cycle of an Opossum

    Why does a baby opossum live in its mothers pouch? When can an opossum live on its own? Why are humans a danger to opossums? From inside the mothers pouch to life outside the den, this is an engaging exploration of Americas only wild marsupial. Fun facts and vivid photographs teach readers about every stage of an opossums life.

  • Through the Darkness Into the Light

    This book is a collection of life experiences in a poetic format. It is called Through the Darkness/ Into the Light to signify our journey on earth, as well as what could lay beyond. It tells a story of pain and torment, and the paths chosen to over come the hurdles of the everyday. The book is about a series life and world events and how I have interperted them.

  • Writing In the Snow, 1962-: Further Adventures of an innocent in advertising . . .

    Okay, time for a little confession. Three things: 1. I spent about forty years writing ads and commercials for various advertising agencies, and for about 85% of that time I absolutely loved it.2. For the other 15% of the time, I absolutely hated it.3. But in spite of the disasters involved in that 15%, I wouldn't have traded jobs with anyone. Not even the President of the United States. But why in the world had I chosen to do it all in Minneapolis? Beats me. Minneapolis, as you probably know, is in Minnesota. And Minnesota means unusual weather, to say the least. In June-which is when I decided to take the job-there are several wonderful days. Maybe four or five. But the rest of the time it's mostly winter. With snow up to your ears and the thermometer plunging helplessly. And that was only the beginning of the problems . . .

  • Star Trek: A Post-Structural Critique of the Original Series

    Well-known writer Michael Hemmingson offers a history and critique of the original Star Trek TV series, and the impact it has had on our culture, language, and science. Also included is the first coverage in book form of the 2009 Star Trek motion picture.

  • Hymns And Spiritual Songs

    Throughout history, two books have accompanied the advancement of Christianity: the Bible and the Hymnal. We may easily forget words that we read, or even memorize, but the melodies that we hear and sing remain in our thoughts, our minds, and our hearts forever. When Biblical truths are stated in a musical form we enjoy, the result is a penetration into our lives that has lasting spiritual benefits. These enduring songs convey a message that never grows old! So sing the hymns. Sing them over and over again. Seek out some of the great traditional songs that are rarely heard today. Purposefully learn hymns you do not know -- you will discover some gems. Whatever your musical tastes, discover anew the joy of singing the hymns! Pass this great tradition on to your children, and to the generations to follow.

  • The End of Me: Where Real Life in the Upside-Down Ways of Jesus Begins

    Are you sometimes perplexed with Jesus's teaching? Do you really want what he wants? Bestselling author Kyle Idleman reveals that the key to the abundant life Jesus promised lies in embracing His inside-out way of life. As he examines Jesus's Sermon on the Mount, Kyle unpacks the many counter-intuitive truths, including: brokenness is the way to wholeness, mourning is the path to blessing, and emptiness is required in order to know true fullness. Ultimately you will discover how Jesus transforms you as you begin to live out these paradoxical principles. Because only when you come to the end of yourself can you begin to experience the full, blessed, and whole life Jesus offers.

  • We Are Becoming: Souls Evolving

    If you have ever...Loved and lost, and loved again;coped with an impossible family member;juggled marriage, children, career and a mortgage, while somehow trying to find time for yourself;been embroiled in a lawsuit in which only the lawyers won;battled the bulge and/or struggled with body image;suffered the tragic loss of a loved one; orbecome one of the sandwich generation, raising kids while caring for older parents;this is a book you will want to read. We Are Becoming...is the story of an ordinary woman who found she possessed extraordinary abilities. Her journey encompasses the common milestones that many women experience. However, her story is viewed through a "third eye" lens - as an intuitive who learns to own and develop her healing gifts. This account of one woman's spiritual quest is amusing, poignant and at the same time, illuminating. May it empower you to discover your own gifts and, ultimately, to embrace the shining spirit that inhabits us all.

  • The 30-30 Career: Making 30 Grand in 30 Seconds Producing Music for Commercials: Volume 1

    Everybody wants a platinum record. *Don't just wait around to get your music placed on albums that may never be released! Make your money now by scoring music for high priced tv commercials. Advertising is a billion dollar industry. Learn how to position

  • Coyotes/ Coyotes

    A howl rings out through the still desert air. A mother coyote calls to her pups, playing nearby. In Coyotes/Coyotes, learn how this wild dog makes its home in some of the hottest, driest places on Earth. This special English-Spanish bilingual edition enables children to work on their second-language skills as they develop strengths in their primary language.

  • When an Adult You Love Has ADHD: Professional Advice for Parents, Partners, and Siblings

    In this book ADHD expert Russell Barkley explains the science behind ADHD and how you can tell if your spouse, partner, friend, adult child, or sibling may have it. He shows how to guide your loved one toward the right treatment, and what to do if he or she doesn't want treatment.

    Adults with ADHD can be successful, achieve their goals, and live out big dreams--and you can help. You can set boundaries to manage your own emotional and financial stress, too. Here you will learn practical steps for helping your loved one accept and manage their disorder, and pursue paths in life where ADHD might not pose such a big problem.

  • Learning to Feel Good and Stay Cool: Emotioinal Regulation Tools for Kids With Ad/Hd

    Help kids with ADHD manage and reduce unwanted feelings and develop daily habits that help them function and feel good.

  • The Story of a Soul (L'Histoire d'une -me): The Autobiography of St. ThTrFse of Lisieux: The Story of a Soul (L'Histoire d'une -me): The Autobiography of St. ThTrFse of Lisieux

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • The Handyman's Promise

    Handyman Ed Stephens, whose romantic fantasies came true in The Handyman's Dream, and who learned about building a successful relationship in The Handyman's Reality, is back for another adventure in life and romance in The Handyman's Promise. By the autumn of 1983, Ed's life partner, Rick Benton, has been working in Indianapolis for more than a year as he pursues a new career in real estate. Ed eagerly anticipates the day Rick will return home to Porterfield full-time. Their time apart has allowed Ed to contemplate the maintenance of a long-term gay relationship, and to reevaluate his definition of a successful marriage. With the aid of both hindsight and foresight, Ed and Rick are able to move optimistically toward their mutual goals. Although their journey has its share of joyful surprises, several unfortunate events and a sudden tragedy force Ed to once again question their future in a small Indiana town amid the stark realities of gay life in the early 1980s. Once again Ed and Rick's friends and families are along for the ride to provide love, support, humor, and occasional aggravation. As always, Mrs. Hilda Penfield, Ed's bountiful mentor, is close by with words of wisdom as Ed continues to learn how to blend his dreams into day-to-day living. With yet another soundtrack of timeless pop classics, author Nick Poff extends a third invitation to enjoy the heartwarming journey of Ed Stephens and Rick Benton as they continue to explore the mysteries of love and life.

  • Aqua Kriya yoga

    This book is a thought provoking book that brings yoga philosophy and postures to a wide audience. Both experienced yogi and newcomer alike will find out how to practice yoga in the pool, and how to make it more of a conscious action or 'Kriya' that will help improve not only the body, but the mind too.

  • Cheetahs

    Among the most recognizable animals, cheetahs are famous for their incredible speed. Rabbits, antelopes, and birds beware! Special adaptations make cheetahs fearsome predators. From long bodies to keen eyesight, these big cats of Africa are born hunters. This colorful book features photographs of these grassland animals as fierce, full-grown hunters and as cute cheetah cubs.

  • Independent Bohemia: An Account of the Czecho-Slovak Struggle for Liber

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • The Science of a Bicycle: The Science of Forces

    Have you ever heard someone say, Its as easy as riding a bike? Actually, theres more to riding a bike than just pedaling and steering! It involves a complex balancing act of forces, such as gravity and friction. Find out more about The Science of a Bicycle, from acceleration to aerodynamics and from torque to treads.

  • The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. 8

    The collected letters, speeches, etc. written by Abraham Lincoln.

  • A Missing Link in Leadership: The Trial of Ltc Allen West

    What is Leadership? Dr. Richard Berry presents a thought-provoking depiction of current leadership theories as myths because of the effort to exclude or conceal the meaning and value of emotion. This would suggest that current leadership theory is incomplete due not only to the absence of emotions but independent thought and intuition as well. Lieutenant Colonel Allen West-a husband, father of two, and a military officer with an impeccable service record including a previous award for valor-had his military career ended prematurely when he undertook extraordinary measures to protect the lives of his men. He was serving in Tikrit, Iraq, the home of the late Sadaam Hussein and dead center of what we all know today as the Sunni Triangle. He was not wounded, killed in action, or taken prisoner, but instead charged with felony offenses by the United States Army for mistreating an Iraqi detainee, who was believed to have information that was going to kill American soldiers. This book documents what the effects of leadership can be when the power of the human spirit is allowed to flourish at the individual, group and organizational levels.

  • Succeeding With Adult ADHD: Daily Strategies to Help You Achieve Your Goals and Manage Your Life

    If you've been diagnosed with adult ADHD, you are well-acquainted with the procrastination, lack of motivation, and muddled time management that can thwart your best efforts to achieve. You may find yourself constantly distracted, or fear you're about to forget something important. Or you may firmly set a goal for yourself, only to abandon it later in frustration.

    This book will help you overcome the challenges of adult ADHD and find fulfilment in taking the practical steps needed to achieve your goals.

    In easy-to-master lessons, ADHD specialists Abigail Levrini and Frances Prevatt offer realistic, proven, and unique daily strategies to help you succeed with adult ADHD. Each chapter contains checklists, worksheets, and Start Reading/Stop Reading reminders to help you break down large jobs, such as organising your space, studying effectively, or listening to your partner, into manageable tasks. You'll learn how to identify the right treatments and support for your lifestyle and find strategies for handling emotional roadblocks such as stress, anxiety, depression, and fear of failure.

    This dynamic and interactive text will become an indispensable aid in helping you translate your goals into realities to succeed with adult ADHD.

  • Merlin the Bard (The Bards' Book of Brittany): A Ballad from Brittany in Four Languages

    In the folklore of Brittany in northwestern France, Merlin was not only a great magician, but also a consummate bard, celebrated in many traditional songs and ballads. Merlin the Bard is part of a volume of fifty songs known collectively as Le Barzaz-Breiz (The Bards' Book of Brittany), which the Vicomte Theodore de La Villemarque translated into French in 1841. Christian Souchon has rendered La Villemarque's prose into a marvelous series of poems, presented in their Breton originals, along with evocative English-language, German-language, and French-language translations. He carries us away to an enchanted realm where poetry and art enthrallingly mingle. Illustrated throughout with medieval images.

  • The Final Empire: The Collapse of Civilization and the Seed of the Future

    In spite of its tough message, there is much compassion and humanity in The Final Empire. Right away as you begin to read this work, you sense increasingly the grand perspective in K?tke's words. He is not speaking of anarchy. He is offering vital common sense. It's just that his meaning is so unavoidably political. And so much against what we have been taught all our lives: The materialistic values of civilization teach us that the accumulation of wealth is progress. The material wealth of the civilization is derived from the death of the earth, the soils, the forests, the fish stocks, the 'free resources' of flora and fauna. The ultimate end of this is for all human species to live in giant parasitical cities of cement and metal while surrounded by deserts of exhausted soils. The simple polar opposites are: the richness and wealth of the natural life of earth versus the material wealth of people living out their lives in artificial environments. This amounts to a direct challenge to humankind. A demand for radical change. A re-envisioning of our part in the community of life and the precepts of individuality. And Mr. K?tke provides a strong argument for this case. He traces the environmental scars of civilization through the ages. Empire after empire, desertification of the top soil winds its way around the globe in an erosive helix from China to India to Mesopotamia to Italy to North America. As radical as it may seem at first glance, The Final Empire is a necessary and sensible primer for the recovery of the planet. It blends a critical statistical analysis of our deteriorating environment with a positivism of hope for a post-empire age and a new whole-human relation to the living community of Earth. Dan Armstrong, Author of the Novels, Prairie Fire and Taming the Dragon

  • GemLore: An Introduction to Precious and Semi-Precious Stones: Second Edition

    This A-Z guide to precious and semi-precious stones includes historical and cultural information, names and meanings, birthstones, historical and contemporary traditions, folklore, purported healing and mind-enhancing powers, and bibliography.

  • The Native African American Cultural Development Guide

    InWashington D.C., during his 1963 "I Have A Dream" speech, Dr. Martin L. KingJr. introduced the world to his dream. The passion of his dream was so intense that it still echoes throughoutthe World. With a dream big enough to influencelisteners for over four decades, do you ever wonder what became of the childrenof the dream? The NativeAfrican American Cultural Development Guide answers this question and offersmuch more to its reader. In thispowerful book, a 21st century Black leader rises to the occasion,teaches her family cultural riches, and shares the journey from freedom todestiny with the world. Here you will learnimportant secrets that shapes future generations of Black youth, identifythe seven eras of Black citizenship, and gain bits of wisdom to feed the soulsof folks. It includes "The Black HistoryMonth Program" that supports Dr. Carter G. Woodson's holiday. The program was initially created to lead herfamily through their own history; over the last eleven years it has grownthroughout the communities and is shared by more people and cultures each year. Repairingslavery's damage is the next step of citizenship evolution for Black people andthe knowledge this book brings offers a missing link for moving from victimto victory. Many Native African Americanfamilies are seeking cultural healing as they endeavor to repair the damages ofslavery. Now you can share the historicalevent of foundational teachings given from these Black parents to their firstgeneration to become free from post slavery oppression. After more than 500-years, regardless of yourculture, this resource definitely offers an experience of a life time for educators,community leaders, military and civilian workers, and any one that interactswith Native African American people.

  • Sense of Direction It Needs to Be Restored: Healthcare

    Our health care system is broken and messy. It is serving neither the patient nor the doctor well. It behooves us, the physicians, to take the lead and diligently try to fix it. --from THE SENSE OF DIRECTION The "invisible hand" will start healing and Adam Smith's "what is good for me" will still be vehemently pursued but not at the expense of others. With a restored sense of direction, it will be easy to not only fix the health care mess but tackle other problems also. --from THE SENSE OF DIRECTION

  • A Primer in Stroke Care

    Stroke is the commonest neurological disease in adults. It frequently results in serious morbidity and high mortality. It also has a significant impact on those who survive it and on their families, especially on their emotional wellbeing, personal social relationships and their ability to engage in gainful employment and to pursue leisure activities. The prognosis for survival and for functional recovery in stroke has improved in recent years thanks to the recent advances in the management of cerebrovascular disease. A vast amount of scientific data about all aspects of stroke has been publiished in recent years and it is important that this informatiion is available to busy clinicians in a concise and the clinically relevant form. The aim of this book is provide a short, yet comprehensive, and up to date guide to the management of stroke patients. It is hoped that medical students and health professionals who care for stroke patients will find the book a useful resource.

  • Carving Watermelon Sculptures

    Premier Professional EditionCarving Watermelon SculpturesFor elegance and drama, borrow the tradition of serving a colorful watermelon sculpture. A well designed, watermelon sculpture will contribute greatly to an air of elegance and style. A great way to personalize and set the theme for your party.Loaded with over 40 artistic culinary designs for carving watermelon sculptures. Therefore, go ahead and add a little passion & craziness to your party! With Lonnie's easy-to-follow instructions and templates, anyone can prepare a watermelon sculpture. * Weddings * Holidays * Special Occasions * Tropical ** Oriental * and More..

  • How to Represent Yourself Against the IRS in the United States Tax Court

    This book in plain English gives you what you need in order to confidently prepare and present your case against the IRS before a Tax Court judge. No time is wasted in the book discussing information you don't need. Thus, you can quickly read the information it contains, digest it, and use it to focus on preparing your case. Step-by-step, the book walks you through how to file your petition with the Tax Court, prepare your case for trial (if it does not settle), and present it as clearly as possible in order to improve your chances of winning. The book also includes samples of forms, letters, and documents that you may need or receive from the IRS, starting from before you file your petition with the Court to after the case is settled or tried, so that, at each stage, you'd have a reasonably good idea of what you're dealing with, and be able to develop an appropriate response. For example, the book includes: . Sample Notice of Deficiency - your "access" to the Tax Court; . Sample Petition forms; . Sample Motion to the Court; . Sample Pretrial Notice; . Sample Pretrial Memorandum; and . Sample Stipulation of Facts

  • A Root Cause to Why Our "Children" Cannot Read: And How to Prevent It

    This book is written to enhance the possibilities of uncovering new ways to teach reading. This book, is addressing how teachers, college professors, community leaders, community business owners, officials and parent's should encourage and challenge their local school and local board of education to utilize the absolute best methods available to teach our children how to read. In the United States alone our children are completing Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd Grade and some even 3rd Grade, and these children are not able to read. Parents are expected to present inquiries to their child's teachers, school officials, and educational experts to design a learning method to improve our current system of teaching reading. The message, research and the structure of this book was written to encourage all parents, educators and school officials to think about "What If" there was a better and more effective way to teach a child how to read? Would you take on that challenge of giving a child the "Gift" of learning how to read? No matter the cost! Do you spend your days working with students who struggle to comprehend reading in literacy and content classes? Are you looking for a better way to establish comprehensive literacy of instruction in your school, classroom or home so all students receive support in becoming a competent and confident reader? Hopefully, some readers will have more use for the practical strategies and/or perhaps some educators will want to have this book for their classroom and personal use.

  • Midnight Ballerina

    Midnight Ballerina is not only a one person experience, yet it is about one girl whose father took advantage of her. This story was given to help those who have suffered and will suffer such detestable and ugly experiences so that there may be closure in their lives. This horrific experience left a bitter taste, with residue of hate, resentment, discomfort, depression and distrust. This demonic spirit, through the incest father transferred generational curses to his daughter. The incest demon spirit of lust attempted to destroy this ballerina, to prevent her from reaching her destiny in Christ Jesus. Because she was chosen from the foundation of the world to be one of the saints of God, the demonic spirit was sent on an assignment to assure that it would not be fulfilled. Her destiny of salvation was prepared and laid before she entered the womb of her mother. Therefore, the devil/demon spirit through the father could not totally destroy her. In the upcoming sequel to Midnight Ballerina, her life was change for the better. She touched the lives of many, (including those of like experiences) causing them to hope again and regain control of their lives. Because Satan could not kill the chosen ones, he intimidate, harass and interrupt some of the saints in their daily endeavors, causing pain, afflictions, emotional, physical and mental distress. The central focus of Midnight Ballerina also reveals the aforementioned emotional stress with the others characters in this book. Their personal ordeals may have not been as grievous and gruesome as the Ballerina, nevertheless, the pain of afflictions, resentment, abuse and rejection also created great discomfort in their personal lives.

  • Macbeth

    The epic tale of Macbeth retold in graphic-novel format. Macbeth and Banquo are Scottish generals returning home from a victorious war campaign. Their journey is interrupted when three strange witches come upon them and predict their futures. They claim that Macbeth will one day become King of Scotland! Macbeth is stirred by the prophesy. With the help of his scheming wife, he sets into motion a sinister plan that will paint bloody strokes across the entire landscape of Scotland.

  • Our Tiny Wonder: For Premature and Sick Babies

    This Baby Book has been designed to give the parent(s) of a premature or sick baby the possibility to record the tiny memories of their child. Anything which might seem a tiny thing at the time may become a valuable memory in the future. This book contains pages such as birth details, in the tummy, special procedures, coming home, learning new things, Birthdays, first Christmas etc. 10% of the book sales will be donated back to the Royal Surrey Hospital SCBU.

  • THE OLD LIFE IS DEAD...L'ANCIENNE VIE EST MORTE...: Poems in English and in French/Po¿mes en anglais et en fran¿ais

    "Xenia Sunic is amarvelously sensitive wordsmith and the fact that she is a multilingual poetessrenders her poetic accomplishments even more impressive. One can only hope thatmore of her poems will follow the publication of this work." (Dr Paul E.Gottfried) .............."Xenia has the uncannyability to commit to paper the triumphs and tragedies of the natural world withits wonderfully emotive imagery of love, nostalgia and rebirth." - Troy Southgate (author, 'Tradition& Revolution')............."C'est avec grand plaisir que je recommande cetouvrage remarquable de Xenia Sunic, une po?tesse croate dont le talent cr?atifet surtout le go?t pour les mots rang?s d'une mani?re ravissante s'imposent. Ilest ? esp?rer que davantage de vers d'une telle richesse imagiste s'?coulentencore de cette plume inspir?e".. (Dr Paul E. Gottfried.).............Xenia Sunic, whose first name inClassical Greek means "foreign lady," is a foreign spirit indeed tothis most shallow age of Western decline. Her poetry is deep, it is mystical,it is achingly aesthetic -- and like allgreat art requires the reader to co-work, to participate, to ascend to animage-realm, to vault to a rarified, stark, new-old, sun-shadow world. (John de Nugent)........... "Inthe nature poetry of Xenia Sunic there is an element of rapture and an aura ofmystery in the poet's exquisite responsiveness to and almost mysticalexpression of the change of seasons and a profound delight in the sheerloveliness of nature in its more solemn as well as in its more ecstaticmoments." (Joseph Pryce) ...............For me, Xenia's poetic musereminds constantly of just what the expansive heart's creative beauty iscapable of and what one day may be possible for all of us.( Mervyn Soskolne)

  • Red Flag Up: 7 Signs of Domestic Violence

    The purpose of this book is first of all to explain to you the warning signs, causes, and patterns of abusive behavior in domestic situations as well as the 7 signs to look for, and how to recognize potentially dangerous relationships and where to go to seek help. The book provides information and numbers to 188 shelters across the US.

  • Cue for Passion: A Man's Book

    Drifting, and yet full awake, I began to feel a warning breeze, chilling; enveloping: and so I looked up and when I did, I saw an ominous lone dark cloud, shadowing, floating East: I thought Nature; stirring, rustling leaves and winds to blast and swish across these sidewalk cobblestones with cloudbursts of raindrops; huge like crystals; to splash and splatter my face, soak, shape and to cling my body to my clothes. Benumbed, I lay there sensing; no savoring in the rain; drenched, and with the raindrops splattering, spreading their translucent colors to have me rhyme, 'Debbie Debbie weighing sounds round and round her womb, womb.

  • Fun Food Trivia

    Avid trivia hounds will discover what makes popcorn pop, what the most dangerous food in the world is, where the term bakers dozen comes from, and many other fascinating facts about food. The accessible text is matched with vibrant photographs, displaying the wide range of foods discussed in this fun yet thought-provoking volume. Readers' appetites for trivia are sure to be satisfied!

  • Dating and Sex: A Guide for the 21st Century Teen Boy

    Bronze Medal Winner for Young Adult Nonfiction, 2016 Foreword INDIES Book Awards

    Silver award winner in the Eureka! Children's Nonfiction Awards

    2017 National Indie Excellence Award Winner for Young Adult Nonfiction

    Best Typographic Cover and Best in Show in Washington Book Publisher's Design and Effectiveness Awards

    "There's a good chance you've had the "sex talk" with your parents. Or not. Or learned about human reproduction in health class. Or maybe you've heard a lot about dating, sex, and relationships from friends, movies, and surfing online. So you are all set, right? Maybe.... But everything you think you know and everything you really want to know is inside this book."

    Written for teen boys, Dating and Sex provides them with the knowledge they need to understand dating, relationships, and sex. It goes beyond basic descriptions of biological processes with a progressive, practical approach that relies on secular ethics and emphasizes sexual health and personal responsibility.

    The book addresses common questions like:

    • What's a hook-up?
    • How do I know if someone likes me?
    • Can I masturbate too much?
    • How do I know if I am ready for sex?
    • How do I know what my sexual orientation is?
    • Why is it important to get and give consent?
    • ​How can I make a relationship last for more than a couple days?
    The perfect book for helping teen boys understand both themselves and the complexity of the sexual world around them.

  • Viruses Up Close

    Virus: Just the word makes people squirm and want to wash their hands. Readers will learn what these microscopic pests are and examine various strains in magnified photographs. They'll find out how viruses replicate and travel from place to place. They'll understand that viruses don't just infect people. Perhaps most importantly, readers will learn what they can do to protect themselves from viruses now and in the future.

  • Narrative Strategies in Science Fiction and Other Essays on Imaginative Fiction

    Eight essays on science fiction and fantasy: "Narrative Strategies in Science Fiction," "Immortality in Science Fiction," "Why There Is (Almost) No Such Thing as Science Fiction," "Perfectibility and the Novel of the Future," "In Search of a New Genre," "Ecology and Dystopia," "Cosmic Horror," and "Growing Up as a Superhero." Complete with bibliography and index.

  • Las Mocedades del Cid: Comedia Primera

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • The Gift " Solving everyday issues through the Scriptures"

    The Gift-Solving everyday issues through the Scriptures from A to Z, is a Scriptural guide to help the millions and billions of people who struggle with everyday issues. Whether you are a Christian, or someone who is searching to find meaning to life, the one thing that is common for both is this: We all have some type of problem. Whether your issue ranges from "Anger" to "Zeal", the Good News is this: Our Heavenly Father sent His only begotten Son, Jesus Christ, so that we are saved and have eternal life. Eternal life includes solving everyday situations, and it can be done through the power of the Holy Scriptures, and with the power of the Holy Spirit. Friends, when Jesus walked this earth, He always referred to the Holy Scriptures. He used the Word of God to combat satan. Jesus, God?s manifested Word, healed, led, fed, and raised the dead. Jesus solved all kinds of problems. We too can use the Holy Scriptures to solve our everyday difficulties. Will you allow God to help you solve your doubts and fears today? The Gift-Solving everyday issues through the Scriptures from A-Z, will help you to combat and overcome specific issues, for there is power in the Word of God. Read and be refreshed by the Biblical events, personal testimonies and revelations that you can apply to your life for edification and direction. My sincere prayer for you as you read this book, is that our Heavenly Father, our Lord Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit, will enlighten your mind, strengthen your spirit and bring you into a fresh revelation of who He is. May God richly bless you and help you to solve every issue that you face..... today! With Love,Your Sister in Jesus Christ,Heather Johnson Harry

  • The Art of Dramatic Writing

    The Art of Dramatic Writing is a concise guide to all forms of creative writing, from premise to characters to plot.

  • Transcendent Mind: Rethinking the Science of Consciousness

    Everyone knows that consciousness resides in the brain. Or does it?

    In this book, Imants Baruss and Julia Mossbridge utilize findings from quantum mechanics, special relativity, philosophy, and paranormal psychology to build a rigorous, scientific investigation into the origins and nature of human consciousness. Along the way, they examine the scientific literature on concepts such as mediumship, out-of-body and near-death experiences, telekinesis, "apparent" vs. "deep time," and mind-to-mind communication, and introduce eye-opening ideas about our shared reality. The result is a revelatory tour of the "post-materialist" world--and a roadmap for consciousness research in the twenty-first century.

  • Sanitation Workers

    Learn how street cleaners keep our neighborhoods clean.

  • Beware of Doctors and Hospitals

    Warning! Read this book at your own risk. Upon reading it, some readers may be afraid to visit doctors or hospitals for the rest of their lives. However, other readers might die laughing as they indulge themselves to the variety of the many interesting and scaring subjects that they will read about. If you're planning to visit a doctor or hospital, you should read this book before taking that major step that will probably change your life. If your decision is to go ahead with that visit, let us hope that you don't run into some of the bad doctors and hospitals mentioned in this story. If you ever had any kind of bad experience as a result of visiting a doctor or hospital, or if you ever heard of anyone else who had a bad experience, you should definitely read this book. This story, although fictional, has been comically exaggerated. However, there is a great deal of reality, and some readers will find it very convincing, especially if they had similar experiences as the ones stated in this book. The story deals with the daily occurrences in certain doctors' offices, as well as certain hospitals in a major metropolitan city in the Northeast of The United States. You will see the worst treatments performed by the worst doctors. However, later on in the story, you will also see the best treatments offered by the best doctors. The story contains a generous amount of extremely grim occurrences, but it also contains a great deal of generosity and compassion. You will see that there are some people in this story who went out of their way to do the right thing. You will also see that there are numerous people who kept the promises that they made to others when they were in need. If this story changes the life of only one person for the better, even for a brief moment, then it was worth writing this book. The names used in this story have been chosen by the author as a description of each person or place involved. Actual names were not used in order to protect the innocent - and the guilty. It may take some readers a little time to accept the names, but after they have accepted them, they will find the story extremely enjoyable and very interesting. Some readers may find it to be a very valuable and educational account of situations that they should avoid.

  • Deer/ Venados

    A fawn lies still in the forest. Its spotted coat helps keep it hidden from enemies. The baby deers mother stays close to keep her little one safe. Before long, though, the young deer will be on its own. In Deer/Venados, find out how these gentle animals survive in the forest. This special English-Spanish bilingual edition enables children to work on their second-language skills as they develop strengths in their primary language.

  • There's a Cat in Our Class!: A Tale About Getting Along

    Honorable Mention, 2016 Foreword INDIES Book Awards

    Max, Rusty, Ginger, and Tanner assume without question that their new classmate is just like them... a DOG.

    Guess what? Samantha is NOT a dog, which leads to whole heap of questions:
    Do you eat mice?Can you walk on a leash? Do you use a litter box or go outside? Can you even wag your tail?

    But in little time, all the tails in Miss Biscuit's classroom start wagging, and Samantha is celebrated for the CAT she is, just in time for another new student!

    There's A Cat in Our Class! is a kid-friendly exploration of diversity, teaching kids the value of not only accepting but embracing the differences of those around us.

    Includes a Note to Readers written by Gayle E. Pitman, PhD that discusses how parents, teachers, and other adults can talk with children about diversity in a way that's meaningful and effective.

  • The Legends of the Jews, Volume 1

    Bible Times and Characters From the Creation to Jacob Translated from the German Manuscript by Henrietta Szold

  • Beware the Batman: The Rule of Three

    Professor Pyg has planned a series of heists--and Batman needs reinforcements! But even as Alfred and Katana take on two of Pyg's targets, the Professor himself careens around the city, threatening the lives of a young boy and his parents. Will Batman rescue him in time?

  • The Book of the Damned

    Charles Hoy Fort (1874-1932) was an American writer and researcher into anomalous phenomena. Jerome Clark writes that Fort was "Essentially a satirist hugely skeptical of human beings' -- especially scientists' claims to ultimate knowledge." Clark describes Fort's writing style as a "distinctive blend of mocking humor, penetrating insight, and calculated outrageousness." Writer Colin Wilson describes Fort as "a kind of patron saint of cranks" and also argues that running through Fort's work is "the feeling that no matter how honest scientists think they are, they are still influenced by various unconscious assumptions that prevent them from attaining true objectivity. Today, the term Fortean or Forteana is used to describe various anomalous phenomena.

  • Transforming Long-term Care: Expanded Roles for Mental Health Professionals

    Every long-term care setting has the potential to foster healthier and happier lives for the older adults who reside there. Mental health practitioners are uniquely positioned to serve as critical change agents in these communities. This book shows how mental health practitioners can use their full range of skills to create systems that are more supportive and engaging for residents, while also providing the staff with greater opportunities for professional growth and meaning. To illustrate what is possible, the authors explore an innovative practice model that incorporates consultation, training, and interdisciplinary team leadership, in addition to traditional direct care services, to enhance the wellbeing of older adult residents. Readers will also find practical information about Medicare and reimbursement for direct mental health services.

  • Swing Dance Encyclopedia

    Crammed full of choice descriptions and tidbits, this Swing book is invaluable for advancing the further learning of even the most difficult of Swing Dances.

  • My Life As A Boy In Jamaica

    Given away as a child in order that my family can have a better life I encountered suffering and injustice working for trade man in the community and did not received any wages. I moved to Montego Bay at a tender age searching for greener pasture. Instead life becomes harder for me. I was face with several challenges some were good and some were bad in spite of all the temptations the almighty God has taken me through them all. This book is a combination of suffering; insult and humor there are places where you felt as if you want to break down in tears. So many testimonies and sad truth we should learn from this book where you can be oppress by your own families and at times treated as black sheep and out cast. The sad part of the whole thing is when you have love in your heart towards an individual or individuals and all you get in return are ridicule, disrespect and excommunicated. All that had happen to me helped me to become stronger and wiser. More love for the less fortunate and more strength for the weak all my heart cry out for the poor who can't enjoy life the way it should be enjoy.

  • Give Me Back My Glory

    "But, your hair will grow back." Connie E. Curry endured this comment daily from her family and friends as her hair slowly grew a ? inch a month. Give Me Back My Glory leads readers on a raw, yet therapeutic romp through her battle with breast cancer. From her diagnosis to reconstruction, readers will discover her fright but yet humor, and the importance of relationships with doctors, sometimes with surprising results. Laugh when she shares about her daughter grabbing the cheap hair clippers and exclaiming, "Mom, this is for all the times you cut my bangs crooked." Over 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year, and most fear it and crave information beyond pamphlets or cold Internet data, as do their support givers. Give Me Back My Glory educates with laughter, tears and inspiration. Curry, having a background in the medical field, addresses diagnosis, surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, sexuality, weakness and courage in a wholesome yet realistic way. Give Me Back My Glory is particularly relevant to working moms; those struggling with midlife, menopause, parenting and marriage along with breast cancer.As the recipient of the James Thurbor Humor Writing Contest, a columnist, working mother, and freelance writer, Curry hopes, through relating her raw and realistic experience, women will take charge of their life and their illness with a positive attitude thus speeding the healing of mind and body.

  • Surviving The Middle Miles: 26.2 Ways To Cross the Finish Line With Your Customers

    Succeeding with your customers and associates requires great discipline. In his new book, Darryl Rosen will help you "survive the middle miles!" The inevitable part of any business endeavor where the excitement of the start has faded and you can't yet imagine the taste of the finish line."This is where the real race begins!"Articulate a customer focused vision. Encourage feedback from your customers and associates. Hire, motivate and retrain the best people. Be gracious in the face of adversity. Avoid the curse of complacency. Build long term customer relationships, one at a time. plus much much more.

  • One Hundred and One Card Tricks

    Marshall Brodien's concise guide shows how to perform 101 easy card tricks -- a perfect way to supplement any magic act or slight-of-hand repertoire! [Facsimile reprint]

  • A Second Look: Native Americans In Children's Books

    Four-hundred-twenty-five books are reviewed in this superb collection. A Second Look, Native Americans in Children's Books gives a thorough examination of the books as a guide for parents, teachers, librarians, and administrators interested in books for children. Anyone involved in selecting books will find this guide useful in working through the maze of available materials. Andie Peterson, one of the few women to be awarded an Eagle Feather, has provided a meaningful criteria to help in judging books. She outlines ways for objectively studying books to draw conclusions as to the suitability for the reader. She writes candidly about books filled with stereotypes, hurtful images, and damaging text and illustrations. She writes eloquent, glowing reviews of the books that "are real treasures" She writes: "On a daily basis, children must face the hidden curriculum that lets them know where they fit in, whether they can achieve their goals, whether they even dare to dream. An overwhelming part of that hidden curriculum begins with books that are more narrative and illustrations; they are books that carry a message of politics and values" Andie advises that in selecting Native American books, the non-Native child must be considered, also. She counsels that hurtful books "set in motion attitudes of prejudice that persist for years" She states that she has reviewed books with older copyrights because they are still on the shelves in libraries and available via the Internet. She says reading the older books helps "to understand how adults have formed ideas about Native people" She says: "After all, if it's in a book in the library, people believe it to be true. It's time to disturb the peace and end the ritual of damage" A Second Look, Native Americans in Children's BooksBy Andie Peterson

  • Depression: A Teen’s Guide to Survive and Thrive

    "Readers looking for help for themselves or a friend will find that this slim volume is chock-full of easy-to-implement ideas for those living with depression."--School Library Journal

    Teens get a great deal of information and guidance on many things from study skills to college admissions to test taking...and the list goes on. But many teens get no direct instruction about how to manage difficult emotions. This lack of direction can be hard because teens are at an age vulnerable to depression. While people often use the word "depression" to describe a momentary mood, the same term is also used to label a more serious and long-lasting problem that can interfere with many aspects of a person's life. It's that second definition that is the focus of this book.

    Depression: A Teen's Guide to Survive and Thrive is a guidebook for teenagers who are depressed or at risk for depression. This guide discusses depression and provides guidance on cognitive--behavioral therapy principles to help teens take a problem-solving, strategy-based approach to deal with depressed moods, thoughts, and behavior. Intended to serve as an adjunct to therapy, this is a very practical and easy-to-read book that is not overwhelming for teens.

  • Getting Ready Chloé-Style: Perfecting Your Authentic Image

    From Chloe Taylor Brown, president and chief image officer of Total Image Enhancement, comes a breezy, humorous and clever image power guide any woman or girl who wants to make a change in her life will enjoy reading! Filled with real answers about the relationship between body image, self-esteem and fashion, Getting Ready Chloe-Style, does more than elicit a wardrobe change-it inspires and empowers! Through Chloe's positive and proven Selfing Process you'll acquire the knowledge and how-to to transform yourself naturally and authentically, with the ability to feel and look fabulous without much effort. The layers of the selfing process consist of:Verbal CommunicationPoise, Posture and MovementManners and EtiquetteGrooming and CosmeticsClothing and Fashion When you're Getting Ready Chloe-Style, you will remain true to yourself and to your authentic image. You will be able to step out into the world to take on the day, the job, the fun, the event, and all of life, while being poised, polished, and perfectly put together-a true Inner Beauty Being!

  • Emotion-focused Therapy

    Emotion-focused therapy (EFT) is a complete theory of human functioning based on the adaptive role of emotion and founded on the idea that emotional change is central to enduring change. In this book, Leslie S. Greenberg presents and explores this versatile and useful approach, its theory, history, therapy process, primary change mechanisms, the empirical basis for its effectiveness, and recent developments that have refined the theory and expanded how it may be practiced. This revised edition describes recent research findings on important constructs such as emotional needs, and new developments in the use of EFT in treating anxiety disorders.

  • The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln

    The collected letters, speeches, etc. written by Abraham Lincoln.

  • Historia de Jesucristo 25-Pack

    With dramatic artwork and colorful detail, The Story of Jesus tells the story of Jesus in a fresh, biblical way--from the angelic appearance to Zechariah through Joseph and Mary's escape to Egypt. Available in packs of 25, The Story of Jesus is ideal for church programs, community outreach, family devotions, and as an outreach tool for children or adults.

  • Teach Yourself French

    TEACH YOURSELF FRENCH Teach yourself French presents a clear, practical and interesting way of learning French. The logical sequence designed to meet the need of businessmen, students and tourists, also meet the need of all those who wish to speak, written and communicate in French. In this book you will be able to get more adequate explanations of some of the difficult point of grammar and pronunciation. Acquire good knowledge in written and speaking French language from this book.

  • Opossums/ Zarigueyas

    Night falls as an opossum hurries through the forest. She carries her babies on her back as she looks for food. When an enemy comes near, she lies perfectly still until the danger has passed. In Opossums/Zarigeyas, learn how this tiny creature survives in the forest. This special English-Spanish bilingual edition enables children to work on their second-language skills as they develop strengths in their primary language.

  • Supernatural Horror in Literature & Other Literary Essays

    This volume collects H.P. Lovecraft's three major works on fantasy fiction: "Supernatural Horror in Literature" -- his survey of the weird and supernatural in fiction; and "Notes on Writing Weird Fiction" and "Notes on Writing Interplanetary Fiction" -- his how-to essays on crafting solid, aesthetically pleasing works in those genres. An essential volume for scholars, writers, and those interesting in the history and craftsmanship of the fantasy genre.

  • Nasty Pirates: You Wouldn't Want to Meet!

    This book introduces readers to a wide variety of infamous cutthroats and vagabonds from all across the world. Readers will learn about their amazing pirate ships, their fearsome flags, and their fierce weapons. Terrible tales of dastardly deeds await on these pagesreaders will learn there's many a fate worse than walking the plank!

  • My Home Renovation: What you should know before you hire a home improvement contractor

    The whole idea for this book was born out of frustration from my own horror stories with contractors, as well as everybody else's that I have learned about. Plenty of people have told me about a bad incident they have experienced with a contractor, which could have been avoided if the customer had been more informed. Trashing home improvement contractors is not the intention of this book. In the construction business, you have some good contractors as well as bad. The main goal of this book is to educate homeowners on some of the finer points of hiring a home improvement contractor. Ask the average homeowner what he or she knows about blueprints, building codes, or home improvement contracts, and I am sure you will not get a lot of answers. This would be similar to someone asking me-an electrician-about investment banking or bond trading. If you're not in the business, then how would you know? Whether I am buying a car or planning to travel, I always do my research prior to making a decision. There is no such thing as getting too much information. Home renovation guides are very popular and ubiquitous. What distinguishes my book from all the others is the amount of detailed information I provide on the do's and don't's as well as the strategies to use and the pitfalls to avoid when hiring a home improvement contractor. The readers of my book will become educated about the tools needed to successfully hire a contractor, while attempting to minimize the aggravation and disappointment that frequently accompanies a great number of home renovations. When a homeowner decides to renovate his or her home, he or she can always find plenty of books on home renovations. Most of these books detail a lot of information on the ideas and designs, with very few details on hiring and working with a contractor. Another popular source for hiring a contractor is through recommendations. Once again, you hire the contractor, and

  • Deadly Black Widows

    A female black widow spider is so small it could sit on a quarter, but dont let its size fool you. These tiny spiders are producing a powerful venom inside their bodies. Just one bite packs enough venom to make a person really sick, and sometimes its enough to be deadly. Striking photographs allow readers to get up close to these dangerous creatures while also helping them to identify the spider its best to avoid at all costs. Fact boxes share additional information and the fun narrative will keep readers coming back for more.

  • Theosophy and Christianity

    Theosophy and Christianity is one of a series of evidential books drawn up at the instance of the Christian Evidence Society. Originally published in 1917. This is the 1922 Second Edition.

  • Frogs/ Ranas

    - Correlates to early elementary science curriculum
    - Bolded words, close photo-text match, and labeled photos reinforce key vocabulary

  • Watch Pine Trees Grow / Mira Como Crecen Los Pinos!

    There are around thirty-five separate species of pine trees found throughout North America. People use pine trees for paper and even for food. The English with Latin-American Spanish translation explores how a pine tree grows from a seed in a pinecone into a tall tree that is used for many different things. Detailed photographs show these mighty plants at each stage of their life cycle.

  • Where Does the Mail Go?

    Readers will follow the mail as it goes through the post office and processing plant, where its prepared for the rest of its journey. The informative text and accompanying photographs in this book bring readers along for the incredible trip. A concluding diagram helps readers summarize what theyve read using fun and colorful images.

  • Raising Noah: Our Miracle Baby

    Raising Noah is a true story about the struggles of raising a premature child. He was born at twenty threes weeks, (seventeen weeks before his due date). His small and fragile body needed a lot of attention and love. The possibilities of complications were high, and the odds of living were low, despite those odds Noah has overcome them. In the United States, one out of eight babies born is premature. This is a story that will offer hope, inspiration, for all families struggling through a difficult time.

  • The Sacred Search: What If It's Not Just About Who You Marry, But Why?

    What if you stopped looking for a "soul mate" and started looking for a "sole mate"--someone who will live out with you the great purpose of God? What if dating isn't about finding "the one" but making a wise choice so you can better serve the One who loves you most? What if God didn't design relationships to make you happy but to make you holy? In The Sacred Search, Gary Thomas will transform the way you look at romantic relationships. Whether you are single, dating, or engaged, Gary's unique perspective on dating will prepare you for a satisfying, spiritually enriching marriage even before you walk down the aisle. As Gary reminds us, a good marriage is not something you find--it's something you make.

  • So Many Smarts!

    Gold medal, Mom's Choice Awards

    Finalist, 2017 INIDIES (Foreword Reviews)

    Did you know there's more than one kind of Smart?
    In fact, there are many! Where do we start?
    No two people show their Smarts the same way.
    Each of us is different, and that's a-okay!

    You have lots of different Smarts.
    Some louder, some quieter.
    Each plays a part.
    And no one Smart is better than another.
    So let's read on. There are plenty to discover!

    So Many Smarts! introduces kids to a variety of "smarts" and teaches that them there is more than one way to be smart. It encourages readers to look at their own combination of brain power and skills to determine how they might learn best, excel, and be themselves. Based on the theory of multiple intelligences, this book shows kids that all of the different skills they have require various types of smarts as well as how they can celebrate their differences.

    A Note to Parents, Caregivers, and Educators offers more information about the different smarts outlined in the book and ways to support children exploring their unique strengths.

    Free, downloadable activity sheets can be found at www.apa.org.

  • Webster's 1828 American Dictionary of the English Language

    Language is an expression of ideas, and as ideas change over time, words take on new meanings. Hence, Noah Webster's monumental 1828 American Dictionary of the English Language is a work of great importance to modern readers who care about traditional values. The founding documents of the United States of America are contemporary with this 1828 dictionary, as are many other important books and documents of that time. The 1828 dictionary defines the language of these materials in the context of their era and thus becomes a valuable reference tool to enhance understanding. In addition, Noah Webster based his work extensively on the King James Version of the Bible, so that not only the words but also the values of the early nineteenth century are reflected in the definitions. As Webster wrote, "In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government ought to be instructed. . . . No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people." To make Webster's monumental work available at a more affordable price, this new edition has been carefully prepared in a proprietary compact format: All of the words, definitions, and examples have been preserved, but the explanations of word origins have been omitted to save space, as has Webster's lengthy technical introduction. Scripture references have been standardized in modern format, and many abbreviations have been spelled out for greater understanding. Also, for the first time since the book's original publication, the text has been newly typeset; the clear and sturdy Charter typeface makes the text highly readable in spite of its small size. In addition, the book has been printed on acid-free, archival-quality paper, ensuring many years of useful service. This new, compact edition is published with the same hope expressed by Webster himself: "I present it to my fellow citizens, not with frigid indifference, but with my ardent wishes for their improvement and their happiness; and for the continued increase of the wealth, the learning, the moral and religious elevation of character, and the glory of my country."

  • Dino-Mike and the Jurassic Portal

    Dino-Mike finds a portal to the Jurassic period in this chapter book adventure! Young Michael Evans and a new friend need to return real dinosaurs to their own time period. Can Dino-Mike and his friend survive this blast to the past? On their journey they will encounter a stegosaurus, a brachiosaurus, and the biggest, baddest T. rex that Mike has ever seen! With easy-to-read language and illustrations on nearly every page, Dino-Mike chapter books are perfect for beginning readers. Written and illustrated by the Eisner-Award winning creator of Tiny Titans, Franco!

  • For Magicians Only: Action with Cards

    This 1944 book of card tricks focuses on simplicity, quick results, a minimum of skill, and audience appeal. Included are: This Card Gets Around, Back Up!; New Ace Control; Military Mixup; Delayed Discovery; Hindu Slop Shuffle; Perfect Prediction; What a Coincidence!; Tell How It's Done; W.W. Color Change; Miracle Discovery; Numerical Discovery; and Instantaneous Four Ace Transposition.

  • The Decadent World-View: Selected Essays

    The new collection features 14 essays relevant to the Literary Decadence movement, including pieces on: Joris-Karl Huysmans, Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, Aloysius Bertrand, Theophile Gautier, Victor Hugo, Honore de Balzac, Gustave Flaubert, Emile Zola, Edmond de Goncourt, and Anatole France. Complete with bibliography and index.

  • The Emperor's New Clothes: The Graphic Novel

    In a faraway kingdom, there lives an Emperor who prizes fancy clothes above all else. He buys suit after suit made of the most expensive materials instead of tending to his threadbare kingdom. Then, one day, two traveling merchants offer to make the Emperor a special suit that has magical powers. The merchants, however, are not who they claim to be, and the suit has one major flaw no one can see it!

  • Dealing With Vision Loss

    Dealing With Vision Loss offers information all in one place for people who are experiencing vision loss, family members whose parent, friend or sibling is experiencing vision loss and for parents of children who were born with a significant vision loss. Dealing With Vision Loss will help family members understand how the person who is losing his or her sight is feeling and perhaps explain some of theirown uneasiness with regard to vision loss. Dealing With Vision Loss will provide you, the person who is experiencing vision loss with hope and answers and a path through this sometimes overwhelming challenge of vision loss. Dealing With Vision Loss offers information on: using computers, how to make use of large print or talking software and why; whether to use large print or Braille; and making a decision as to whether to use a cane or to get a dog guide Dealing With Vision Loss offers an extensive resource list which covers everything from where to find: large print address books and playing cards, magnifiers;large print and talking watches and brailled greeting cards. Dealing With Vision Loss will explain to parents what are the most important skills for their children who are blind to acquire before beginning school. Dealing With Vision Loss offers a short course on being a guide for a blind person and can also serve as a training tool for volunteers and individuals who find themselves working with blind people for the first time as a guide or just assisting an individual with reading, shopping or signing papers and is an excellent resource for social workers, nurses, and other professionalswho come in contact with those of us who are blind from time to time.

  • Internships in Psychology: The APAGS Workbook for Writing Successful Applications and Finding the Right Fit

    This authoritative, hands-on book provides doctoral-level psychology students with all the resources they need to successfully navigate the internship application process. Topics include the most common reasons why people don't secure a position; how many sites to apply to; rank ordering your list of programs; writing essays, cover letters, and your curriculum vitae; securing strong letters of recommendation; preparing for interviews; sending thank you notes; receiving Match results; and more.

    Since the third edition of this book was released, the online application process and the internship marketplace have undergone significant changes, such as the growing importance of accreditation. This fourth edition provides updated information that will help your applications stand out to your internship programs of choice. Advice is also offered to directors of clinical training so they can guide and support students during this challenging process.

    This resource is provided to students by the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students---the premier group committed to representing, leading, advocating, and developing resources for graduate psychology students.

  • Gypsies Greed & Politics

    This book is a recollection of one man's journey through thirty years at the largest corporation in America. It reflects on four decades of transition seen from the ground floor. The views of this book are simply the authors and no others. It is a testimony of life on the plant floor. The book takes in the effect of politics in our every day lives. The effects that each individual has on the lives of others and the choices we make everyday that contribute to the success or failure in our own life.

  • It's a Buddy's World

    Every wondered if other parents have the same thoughts? Remember the time your child painted the family dog? Ever wondered how other's feel about losing a loved one? Well so have I. It's a Buddy's World is based on real life events, both personal and the tales of others. The book actually started with articles I published in magazines and news papers. My readers commented on wanting more, and some actually thanked me for making them feel better. I have tried to include a broad selection of topics which I hope you will enjoy and, in some cases, take to heart. Curl up and relax, and let me warm your heart and stimulate the " Hmmm, I wonder...," side of you. I promise at least some will bring a knowing smile to your face, while others will bring forth feelings of empathy. As that old saying goes: "Keep smiling, it makes people wonder what you have been up to." I hope I can help you smile, at least for a while.

  • Salt Seeker: When There Is Life, There Is a Will to Survive

    Introduction: After the Khmer Rouge, led by Pol Pot, ousted the democratic Lon Nol's government and took complete control of Cambodia on April 17th, 1975, the jubilation lasted for less than 12 hours. That afternoon, 3:00 p.m., Khmer Rouge started to empty the city of Phnom Pehn and the city went into chaos. The Khmer Rouge announced, "Everyone must leave the city immediately for three days so that we can clean up the city. Then you would be allowed to return to your home. You must pack just enough stuff to use for three days. Leave the city immediately." Once all the people who had no political ties with the communist Khmer Rouge arrived at the country sides; the farm, they turned everyone into farmers and peasants. Then the killing began. Salt Seeker is an extraordinary story about a courageous young boy who journeyed through hell on earth and back from April 17, 1975 to January 7, 1979. Hope and strength of will kept him alive!

  • Spiritually Oriented Interventions for Counseling and Psychotherapy

    Spirituality and religion influence the way many clients interpret their life experiences. Recognizing this reality, Spiritually Oriented Interventions for Counseling and Psychotherapy offers mental health professionals an in-depth look at how to integrate both Western and Eastern spiritually oriented interventions into clinical practice.

    Through a series of carefully selected interventions, the book examines in detail how each can be utilized in an ethically and culturally sensitive manner with a diverse spectrum of clients who wish to address sacred themes in therapy.

    Each chapter presents practical strategies and clinical examples of how to successfully implement spiritually oriented interventions into treatment. Relevant theories and research findings are also included.

  • Blood, Sand and Betrayal: Struggles and Triumphs

    Viet Nam took it's toll on those who fought and came home. The realization that something was very wrong came years later . Men turned to drugs and alcahol to numb the paim of reliving the memories that like a movie ran endlessly day in and day out. Night time brought out the demons lodged in our subconcious. Wives and children would suffer, marriages would break up, men lost all respect from the communities where they made and called home. Everybody became a threat an enemy to the Veteran. Trying to sleep knowing that any noice would demand constance vigilence. Post Tramatic Stress Disorder or PTSD was not even heard about after 30 plus years of suffering and humilation disgraced disfuncitional families were created and nobody would pin point the cause of why Veterans were rapidly becoming victums. We were never accepted by our country for doing a job that was called by our own government. We have paid a heavy price trying to bring freedon to a country that cared less. In my book I tried to bring some answers to the fanilies of Veterans who were shut out and suffered at the hands of those who wanted to reach out but who would not yet begun to trust the people around them. Maybe from a Veteran who has gone through the same troubles at home and work and the fear of dying will bring some answers.

  • Three Humans, Two Dogs, One Cat

    Good, clean and fun reading for anyone who loves dogs, cats and humans. Ages 12 through adult will enjoy this quick read. Lots of laughter inevitable for those who have pets. Insightful information for those who are thinking about getting pets and for those who do not have or want pets....this book will remind you why you don't. Perceptive views given by two dogs and a cat that live with three humans tell of the adventures, mishaps and joys that come to this family. Told from the individual perspective of the big dog, small dog and snooty cat, you will laugh as well as not believe some of the (all true) accounts these animals encounter in daily living. A must read for anyone who needs a quick mood "pick-me-up" and ultimately a sense of reality. Pick it up, you won't put it down as you read each chapter; first through the eyes of Franky, the little puppy, (newest edition to the family), Tasha, the older, wiser dog that has trouble following her everywhere she goes and Sara the glamorous cat that loves herself more than anything else. You will pass this book along to friends and family.

  • Discover The Roots To Your Anger

    Anger is one of our most dynamic and forceful emotions moving us very powerfully. Emotions are not good or bad; they are simply part of life. What we choose to do with these emotions indicates whether they become positive or negative. If angry feelings are suppressed they may never become recognized or named. This could lead to mental health problems. Anger turned inwards is the cause of many relationship problems. Anger may trigger anxiety. Anxiety may in turn produce anger. Just because you are angry does not necessarily imply that you have a problem. Anger is after all, part of a natural response that aids in our survival and helps us to protect others. Anger, can therefore give one the courage to protect our loved ones; it may warn others not to take advantage of us and in some instances confirm our own individuality. Anger can also be a healthy emotion, as it can lead us to take appropriate action. It can also help us to ?make right the wrongs? in our lives and to face up to our personal issues. Facing up to your anger and wanting to make changes, leads to the contribution of positive self-esteem and enhanced feelings of self-worth. Anger does not always lead to devastating circumstances. However, left untreated, it can lead to psychological problems or can actually ?exacerbate? existing ones. As medical intervention can be an effective antidote for infectious diseases, similarly applying anger management strategies can be an effective antidote to dysfunctional anger and recurring resentments. Serious physical wounds need serious medicine and require the skill of a physician to detect the source of the problem. Serious deep-rooted anger may also require the attention and skill of a health care professional.

  • Cows/ Vacas

    - Supports the early elementary science curriculum
    - Glossary, Index
    - More books to read, Web sites

  • The Effortless Life

    Come soar with Leo Babauta as he shows you how to live and achieve without having to try so hard! Learn to live in the moment, find contentment, and let go of false control and expectations. Make your life easier today with this little compendium of powerful knowledge - a summation of years of actual practice in the life of the author. Leo Babauta is the author of The Power of Less and the creator and blogger at Zen Habits, a Top 25 blog (according to TIME magazine) with 200,000 subscribers - one of the top productivity and simplicity blogs on the Internet.

  • King Cobra / Cobra Real

    This bilingual narrative, in English and standard Latin-American Spanish, introduces a killer snake that is powerful enough to take down an elephant. The king cobras life cycle, attack techniques, and other thrilling details are richly presented here.

  • Jaunting on the Scoriac Tempests and Other Essays on Fantastic Literature

    In this new collection of essays, well-known critic Brian Stableford presents twelve pieces on science-fiction and fantasy writers M. P. Shiel, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Humphry Davy, Robert Hunt, Vernon Lee, J. G. Ballard, James Morrow, Dean Koontz, and Terry Pratchett. Complete with detailed index.

  • Skiffy and Mimesis: More Best of ASFR: Australian SF Review (Second Series)

    This second anthology of the best of Australian SF Review includes pieces by Gregory Benford, Janeen Webb, Lucius Shepard, Jenny Blackford, George Turner, Yvonne Rousseau, Douglas Barbour, and others--writing about Watchmen, cyberpunk, steampunk, Philip K. Dick, Ursula K. Le Guin, Kim Stanley Robinson, and Lucius Shepard. Complete with introduction, bibliography, and index.

  • New Kid, New Scene: A Guide to Moving and Switching Schools

    Starting out as the new kid in a new school can be like performing as an extra in a movie. You can feel alone, pushed to the side, and unsure of where you could possibly fit in or if there is a place for you. Thankfully, New Kid, New Scene was written just for you. This book gives the ins and outs of navigating new surroundings, making new friends (as well as staying in touch with old ones), and finding a place that feels like your own. It is full of real-life stories from kids who have been in your shoesfacing a new school and new life and how they were able to survive and even thrive in their new environment. It is packed with useful advice and questions for when you are worried or upset. New kid, New Scene shows you that you are star in this new change in your life and not just an extra.

  • Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction

    Although the problems of writing fantasy and science fiction include all those pertaining to the writing of any kind of fiction, particular problems arise in stories in which unprecedented things can and do happen, as well as stories that often involve unhuman characters of various sorts, and that might require the elaborate design of entire imaginary worlds. This book provides an elementary introduction to problems of those kinds, and the ways in which they modify the general problems of writing fiction. It also suggests strategies that might enable the problems to be handled constructively and productively. The author has published more than seventy novels in the field, more than twenty short story collections, and more than twenty related works of non-fiction; he has, as the saying goes, been there, done that, and chewed his t-shirt in relevant frustration. Robert Reginald says: "An absolutely first-rate guide to writing fantastic literature. Stableford has much to say that potential writers of ALL fiction might find valuable, interesting, and highly illuminating. His reasonable discussion and dissection of the basic issues facing authors of creative fiction--and the solutions to be found to each problem--are dollops of solid gold advice, in this editor's humble opinion. Every would-be author should read this book--and more than once!"

  • Laugh with the Double Z: Zakoot & Zanooba

    Our lives full of sad nesses?full of problems?full of difficult moments?full of tax payments?and the question is: -WHAT CAN WE DO?"ARANGLISH - BOOK" Born after a heart attack when I was 32 years old. Some Arab Funny stories "in English" could be real stories with real situations in different Places but with peppers and salt.My heroes are Zakoot and his wife Zanooba and their 13 kids and one daughter that's where the Double Z comes from.Their names have no meanings?and what they were doing is something unique, funny in some how, could be in anyplace in anytime?some stories could be similar to some activities for some people we might meet or know.Some of these stories could effect some people in way or another?when they read it, they would say...Oh my God...I was doing the same, someday but in a different way?Trust me my friend there is hundreds or maybe thousands are Zakoot or Zanooba!

  • Natural Families-Healthy Homes

    Natural Families- Healthy Homes A greener way of finding health The connection between a healthy environment and personal health is clear, and people are searching for ways to "go green." If you are looking for practical, common sense information to incorporate eco-friendly practices into your everyday life, this is the book for you. Natural Families - Healthy Homes provides you with not only the concerns about many toxic chemicals, but gives you easy, healthy alternatives for everything from cleaning the house and grooming the lawn to healthier foods and chemical-free personal care products. Wondering how to get started on a greener way of life? Begin with the chemical inventory at the back of the book. Then tape the plan, also at the back of the book, to your energy efficient refrigerator. Start by making the changes, using the recipes included in every chapter, to your daily routine and make it a family activity. A small commitment to incorporating these simple, inexpensive ideas can make a rewarding difference in creating a healthier way of life for you, your family and Mother Earth. A must for families looking for a healthier way of life! Connie Livingston, RN, President, Perinatal Education Associates Donna presents down to earth help for a healthier environment. Yvonne Dunphe, Cox Arboretum and Gardens

  • Many Ways to Learn: A Kid's Guide to LD

    For a lot of kids, dealing with a learning disability can be like climbing a mountain. It can be difficult and overwhelming. But with the right tools, support, and guides, kids can successfully reach the top of their mountain. This new edition of the classic book Many Ways to Learn gives kids with learning disabilities reassurance and knowledge to live confidently with their disability. This book provides easy-to-use tips, information, and strategies for kids to take on their disability, as well as empowering them to feel better and more capable. Updated and expanded throughout, Many Ways to Learn, Second Edition also includes information on how to involve counselors and parents as a supportive climbing team as well setting goals and specific tips for kids with each kind of learning disability.

  • If We Had a Bunch of Dinosaurs

    What would you do if you had a bunch of dinosaurs? The two children in this story have big plans and they aren't afraid to tell in this imaginative story. Filled with brightly colored and very funny pictures by cartoonist Daniel Roberts, children and adults will be amused at this fun book.

  • Becoming myself: embracing God's dream of you

    God has dreams--just for you Becoming Myself is a hope-filled book for anyone who wonders if her life will ever change--if she will ever change.In Stasi Eldredge's most intimate book yet, she shares her own struggles with self-worth, weight, and her past as she shows readers how God is faithfully unveiling who we truly are. Stasi urges you to lay down your past thoughts about yourself and receive God's incredible dreams for you instead. We cannot heal ourselves. We cannot become ourselves by ourselves. But we are not by ourselves. The King of love wants to help us become. God desires to restore us--the real us. As he heals our inner life, he calls us to rise to the occasion of our lives. The most important journey any woman can take is the journey into becoming her true self through the love of God. It's a beautiful paradox. The more of God's you become, the more yourself you become--the "self" he had in mind when he thought of you before the creation of the world. Discover your truest self--the woman God created you to be--in Becoming Myself.

  • The Ghost in the White House

    The White House is haunted by a vague helpless abstraction;"by a kind of ghost of the nation; called The People

  • Hamlet: Prince of Denmark

    Good now sit down and tell me he that knows...' (Excerpt from Play)

  • Field's Chromatography: or: Treatise on Colours and Pigments as Used by Ar

    An Entirely New and Practical Edition;Revised Rewritten and Brought Down to the Present Time by Thomas W. Salter

  • Asperger's Teens: Understanding High School for Students on the Autism Spectrum

    Gold Medal, Mom's Choice Awards

    If you have Asperger's, high school can be a time of great promise and opportunity -- to learn more about subjects you're excited about, join clubs and activities that interest you, and make new friends -- but it can also be uncomfortable at times. This book helps you use your strengths and unique personal style to feel more comfortable in high school.

    Chock full of quizzes, exercises, and examples, this book can help you:

    • Understand your unique strengths and weaknesses
    • Work well with your teachers
    • Connect with other kids at school
    • Recognize and deal with bullying
    • Use social media safely and politely
    • Develop healthy habits
    • Cope with stress and strong emotions
    • Become more independent

    Take a look inside, and find some ways to help yourself feel more comfortable and more relaxed in high school -- and better able to make friends, understand teachers, and get the grades you are capable of!

  • Beowulf

    Francis B. Gummere's translation of "Beowulf." [Reprinted in facsimile from the 1910 edition.]

  • The Missing Monster Card

    A digital solution for your classroom with features created with teachers and students in mind: - Perpetual license - 24 hour, 7 days a week access - No limit to the number of students accessing one title at a time - Provides a School to Home connection wherever internet is available - Easy to use - Ability to turn audio on and off - Words highlighted to match audio Ethan can't wait to show Zack his new Monster Card. But when Ethan can't find the new card, the search for the missing Monster Card begins.

  • For Magicians Only: Tricks and Sleights (Miracle Methods No. 4)

    Twenty-one original card effects plus 11 practical, simple sleights by two masters of the art of card magic.

  • Dream It!: A Playbook to Spark Your Awesomeness

    A terrific, full-color, inspiring, fill-in-the-blank journal and workbook for setting life goals. Dream It! will be especially loved by fans of Jeff Kinney's bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book and Rachel Renee Russell's Dork Diaries OMG!: All About Me Diary!

    Do you want to live the biggest, brightest, best life possible? Do you want to create things never seen before? Do you want to do things never done before? Do you want your life to mean something and make a difference? In other words, do you want to feel and be awesome? If so, this book is for you!

    Dream It!
    is chock full of activities, games, and brainstorming questions to help kids discover their passions, identify their strengths and values, create brand-new, unique-to-them dreams...and ultimately open the door to a life full of possibilities! This playbook is filled with open-ended brainstorming activities to designed to help kids identify their goals and dreams, whatever they are! Dream It! is an effective, evidence-based tool for teaching social-emotional skills, increasing optimistic thinking, and nurturing imagination.

    For even more games, news, and other resources to turn dreams into reality using the Dream it! Map it! Play it! formula visit www.dreamaplay.com.

    About the University Study

    Research has demonstrated the benefits of children learning about dreaming. The book is based on educational, social-emotional, and cognitive development theories, and built on the backbone of our novel dream principles and original research. The games in Dream It! were tested in a university study of the promotion of optimistic thinking in students in 2nd to 8th grade who worked on the book as a weekly class in an after school program. Highlights from the results of the year-long study include:

    • Students who completed the Playbook increased in a measure of optimistic thinking by 22% in the first semester and 17% in the second semester.
    • After completing the Playbook, 100% of students reported that they were thinking more about their goals and future dreams.
    • Nearly 90% of children reported looking forward to their weekly Playbook session.
    • There were no differences in the positive influence of the Playbook by gender or grade.

    The study concluded that Dream It! is an effective, evidenced-based tool for teaching social-emotional skills and increasing optimistic thinking that is enjoyed by all students.

  • Oh, How You Make My Heart Sing!: A Heartfelt Story of Adoption

    Mama Kitten is faced with the dilema of putting her unborn child up for adoption but wants to be certain that he will go to a special home, a place where he will make hearts sing. After much prayer, an answer comes. She will talk with her friend, Sadie Schnauzer, a childless Christian woman who has always wanted a son, about adopting him. The concept of adoption is explained by using animals as characters in such a way that even three to four-year-old children can understand.

  • Blue Ribbon Trail Ride

    Thirteen-year old Kate and her friends came up with the perfect way to raise money for her autistic younger brother and others to attend summer camp-a horse scavenger hunt!

  • A Treatise on Human Nature

    Hume's two-volume treatise on human nature, with emphasis on morals an politics, features an introduction by A.D. Lindway.

  • Jaguars/ Jaguares

    - Focuses on unique characteristics of amazing rain forest creatures and their adaptations to the environment
    - Features vivid photos closely matched to clear text
    - Labels on photos reinforce key vocabulary
    - Supports the early elementary science curriculum
    - Written by an elementary school teacher and developed in consultation with a reading specialist, Susan Nations, M. Ed., to promote vocabulary, comprehension, and other aspects of reading proficiency
    - Lists print and web sources of further information
    - Includes Table of Contents, Glossary, Index

  • Have I Told You Today That I Love You: A Father's Words to His Children

    The author is a physician and an artist, and indeed this book is lavishly illustrated with his bold, colorful, imaginative paintings. But in his words we see a father dedicated to the task of passing on to his children the wisdom and values he holds so dearly. His writing, grounded firmly in personal experience, is clear and succinct, each message confined to a single page. His comfort and confidence in each subject is evident, whether it be claiming a personal destiny, finding God, or dealing with love, marriage, and friendship. Facing each page of the father's reflective text the reader is treated to one of the artist's vibrant illustrations. This small book belongs on the bedside table of everyone embracing the challenge of finding their own unique path in life.

  • Passion for Tea: Its History, Its Future, Its Health Benefits

    Ever since the first tea leaves were brought from Asia into Europe, tea drinking has been an iconic mark of civilized society. In "Passion For Tea", Beverly Rorem brings to bear her enthusiasm for tea in a compendium of information on the history

  • Bye-bye!

    It's hard for toddlers to say goodbye sometimes, especially to Mom and Dad!

    Sometimes JoJo cries.
    "I want my mommy!"
    Her mommy says,
    "I see you're sad.
    I'll miss you too,
    but I'll be back...

    ...right after you go to the park.

    Even if it's for a short amount of time, Mom and Dad reassure them not to worry because they will always come back. Includes a Note to Parents and Caregivers about helping toddlers with saying goodbye.

    Written with simple language and reflective of children's realities, the Terrific Toddlers series is based on understanding of the developmental level of young toddlers. Titles include All Mine!, Boo-Boo!, and Bye-Bye!.

    From the Note to Parents and Caregivers:

    Unfortunately, what to do during leave-taking is not at all obvious. In fact, it's counterintuitive. We adults are conditioned to "soothe" by saying, "It's OK. Don't worry. It's not a big deal." But your departure is a big deal to your toddler, and saying it isn't actually adds insult to injury. Anxious feelings don't go away by avoiding them or distracting from them. While this approach may be more comfortable in the moment, it amounts to telling your toddler that these feelings aren't authentic--which only adds your toddler's feeling misunderstood to the good-bye experience!

  • An Introduction to Cognitive Optometry: 2007

    Dr. Brelvi, a SUNY: Optometry graduate and an 18-year veteran of Clinical Optometry, throws down the "gauntlet" to the next generation of Vision Therapy clinicians, not only in the US but also around the world. He challenges them to adopt a much-needed optometric model in the Cognitive Neurosciences, in order to effectively address the burgeoning fields of Autism, various Neurological Dysfunctions and Learning Disabilities. According to Dr. Brelvi, the frontiers of scientific discovery are defined as much by the tools available for clinical observation and monitoring as by conceptual innovation. Optometrists or Optometric physicians have historically studied the visual system in toto to understand the subtle nuances associated with a spectrum of learning disabilities. Dr. Brelvi feels that the time is now ripe for Optometry to broaden its scientific horizons and venture into the Cognitive realm of neurological dysfunctions. By introducing the new discipline of Cognitive Optometry, Dr. Brelvi envisions fellow clinicians to recognize the key role played by the visual system in the complex process of cognition, which gives rise to the gift of sentience in modern Homo sapiens. In his view, what marks Cognitive Optometry as an emerging discipline in the Neuro-Clinical Sciences is the study of anomalous mental activity as a visual information-processing problem. It rests on the premise that our perceptions, thoughts and social behavior depend on the ability of the visual system to evaluate and collate sensory information correctly. Perceptual representations taking place in various regions of the brain need to be "translated" into successful goal-oriented behavior in afflicted "patients" to help lead more productive and rewarding lifestyles.

  • Vinny Goes To Delaware: A Series of Books Educating Children About the 50 States

    "Vinny Goes To Delaware" is the first in a series of books designed to educate children about the fifty states. It provides alternative languages and elementary facts concerning the state of Delaware at a level which a three to eight year old child can e

  • Lucy in the City: A Story About Developing Spatial Thinking Skills

    Lucy in the City is about a young raccoon who gets separated from her family one night and has to find her way home. At its heart, the story focuses on developing spatial thinking, understanding the world around us, and using concepts of space for problem-solving.

  • Coyote's Song: The Teaching Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin

    A major study of the major and minor fiction, poetry, and children's books of SF and fantasy writer Ursula K. Le Guin. As Le Guin herself writes, "It is written in English, not academese, and will be of interest to a wide spectrum of students, scholars, and interested readers."

  • The Bamboo Princess and the Music Hands Man: Based on the Bamboo Cutter's Tale

    Once upon a time, there lived an old couple known as the Bamboo Crafts People. They were happy but lonely, so they prayed for a child to love in their old age. One night under a full moon, Mr. Bamboo-Cutter saw a strange sight. Many monkeys were gathered by a golden bamboo acting crazy. On the next full moon, he returned. When the monkeys disappeared he put his hand on the bamboo. Ouch! his hand was stuck to the burning hot bamboo. With his knife he, cut into the bamboo. Inside he saw a laughing little baby. "Oh, Lord Buddha. Thank you for the beautiful little girl." The old couple was so happy. They named her Bamboo Princess. Everyone in the village was talked about her beauty and her kindness Girls wanted to look like her, and boys wanted to marry her. One day, a wise young man arrived. He was a healer with musical hands. The Princess was overjoyed. She asked him to stay and take care of her aging parents. He agreed, but she told him she had to return to her true home on the moon. Mr. Music Hands asked everyone to save the Princess The next evening, a strong army gathered to protect the Princess. When a shooting star hit the roof of the tiny, old house, the Princess began floating high above the clouds. "Good-bye. Whenever the moon is full, I will be looking over you." All the children in the village knew this story and soon they learned healing ways of tapping, musical hands to help their elders. This is the story of how the compassionate Princess and Mr. Music Hands brought peace and health to the land. We can all benefit from music hands. Kind children can help their parents to enjoy the experience of healing. This is the best gift of all. As a matter of faith, all of you who hear this story, can also find the Bodhisattva Princess Bamboo within yourself as you learn to practice her wisdom and her compassion

  • Police Officers

    Explains what police officers do, including helping people in trouble, stopping people who break the law, and directing traffic.

  • Life in a Coral Reef

    - Photo captions give facts about the flora and fauna of the environment
    - Clear, age-appropriate language explains well-researched data
    - Sidebars give focused explanations and descriptions
    - Latest information on how environmental changes have impacted these habitats
    - Meets curriculum standards for the study of biomes
    - Observer tips provide young naturalists methods in the field

  • Two Masters, One Path

    Johnny discovers a path that will lead him to a goal that is timeless. With two teachers to guide him and show him the way. Joy, the teacher of Universal Truth, re-introduces Johnny to his quest of self knowledge and Sensei Francis, master of the art of 'Karate-ai-do,' ( Empty Hands in Harmony with the Universe.) , gives Johnny the tools of self discipline, courage and perserverance. With The guidance of these two spiritual masters, Johnny faces the challenges on his path to the realisation of his 'oneness with the universe' and learns that 'Love is the greatest power.'

  • Timeline of the Muslim World

    - Color-coded timelines chronologically map out history clearly and precisely
    - Photos and illustrations supplement well-researched, historical information
    - Sidebars give focused explanations and descriptions
    - Specially made graphics reinforce the historic continuum
    - Excellent resource for visual learners
    - Primary source documents help with document based exam questions

  • Discover the Roots to Your Anger

    Anger is one of our most dynamic and forceful emotions moving us very powerfully. Emotions are not good or bad; they are simply part of life. What we choose to do with these emotions indicates whether they become positive or negative. If angry feelings are suppressed they may never become recognized or named. This could lead to mental health problems. Anger turned inwards is the cause of many relationship problems. Anger may trigger anxiety. Anxiety may in turn produce anger. Just because you are angry does not necessarily imply that you have a problem. Anger is after all, part of a natural response that aids in our survival and helps us to protect others. Anger, can therefore give one the courage to protect our loved ones; it may warn others not to take advantage of us and in some instances confirm our own individuality. Anger can also be a healthy emotion, as it can lead us to take appropriate action. Anger can also help us to make right the wrongs in our lives and to face up to our personal issues. Facing up to your anger can also lead to the contribution of positive self-esteem and enhanced feelings of self-worth. Anger does not always lead to devastating circumstances. However, left untreated, it can lead to psychological problems or can actually exacerbate existing ones. As medical intervention can be an effective antidote for infectious diseases, similarly applying anger management strategies can be an effective antidote to dysfunctional anger and recurring resentments. Serious physical wounds need serious medicine and require the skill of a physician to detect the source of the problem. Serious deep-rooted anger also requires the attention and skill of a health care professional.

  • BMX Breakthrough

    It was just another day on the BMX street course for Billy Cruz. He lunged down the pipe, rode the ramp high into the air, and tweaked his bike for a perfect Superman -- when suddenly he lost his grip on the seat. Cruz hit the concrete -- hard -- and wound up in the hospital with several broken bones. Six long weeks later, Billy finally got back on his bike. But now, he can't help but hold back a bit on his tricks, and his scores are starting to suffer. To add insult to injury, Billy's best friend, Penny, has been acting strange since the accident.

  • The Delicate Ones

    Living life comes with hope, desire, and challenges. Along that path is found love, passion, joy, sometimes sorrow, and sometimes happiness. And through all of this, there are those moments.....they are the delicate ones.

  • Match-ic

    Originally published in 1935, here is Martin Gardner's collection of more than 70 impromptu tricks with matches. A Brownstone Classic of Magic.

  • Minibeasts

    - Excellent nature photography
    - Detailed captions reinforce key vocabulary
    - Content supports elementary science curriculum
    - Latest environmental impacts on habitats are covered
    - Age-appropriate anatomical investigations
    - High-interest animal subject matter to entice reluctant readers

  • The Long Road Here

    The Long Road Here is a true story. Child abuse is rampant throughout the world. Every day unfortunate children die from being abused in the home. Their story goes untold. For those that survive and progress to adulthood, the mental and emotional keloid scars remain deeply ingrained throughout their lives and seldom do they share their experiences. This story tells a million stories. It will rip at your heart, and yet, the determination of this young girl makes you cheer her on. And in so doing, you cheer on each and every child victimized by abuse, hoping they too have the stamina and determination to survive and thus triumph over this heartless enemy, child abuse!

  • Business Plans - How to Prepare and Implement Them

    On what basis do companies prepare their business plans? How do they know that they are maximising their opportunities as well as limiting their risks with their existing or planned resource base? How can they plan revenue generation if the market mix does not have a foundation in relation to macro environmental factors? The intent of the book is to remove some of the complex specific marketing criteria alluded to by text book authors. One can then appreciate how a marketing plan can be used for the creation of a business plan. Major benefits are associated with this title, these are: - A. It provides a more simplified corporate management tool. A subject that attracts limited text book coverage by marketing strategy authors. A. It allows readers to gauge the importance of their own positions within a company environment and the overall impact their actions may have. A. It is most useful as tool to gauge more effectively training requirements within a given company environment. A. It is of paramount importance for SME's who may not employ a sales person. A. Last but not least is the importance placed upon research journal authors to limit their "Micro" environmental focus and to concentrate more on "Macro" environments. The book consists of a 10 stage marketing plan (see page 32). Each stage has its own chapter that is both chronological and iterative in terms of its impact upon a company's profit and loss (P and L) statement. The company's P and L is that which states the revenue one can expect to generate by way of the business plans proposed by way of each marketing plan activity. Added to this is cash flow and the manner in which is corresponds directly with the P and L."

  • My Candy Secrets

    A cookbook of simple and accurate information which, if faithfully followed, will enable the novice to make candies that need not fear comparison with the professional product. Illustrated.

  • Understanding Myself: A Kid's Guide to Intense Emotions and Strong Feelings

    A self-help guide for kids to understand and manage their strong emotions.

  • A Best of Basketball Story

    This book contains infomation that basketball enthusiast will enjoy reading. Hopefully, the readers will also learn some knowledge about the sport that will enhance their awareness of the sport. It wasn't written as an educational tool, however, the readers should be able to gain valuable insight into the sport.

  • The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln

    The collected letters, speeches, etc. written by Abraham Lincoln.

  • The Borgias: Celebrated Crimes

    There are many dreadful -- and perhaps scurrilous -- rumors about the Borgia family of renaissance Italy, and Alexandre Dumas (author of "The Three Musketeers" and many other period classics) reveals one possible truth in all its ugly glory. Dumas minces no words in describing the violent acts of a violent time.

  • The Medical Science Liaison: An A to Z Guide

    The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) role was recently reported as one of the best jobs over six figures for healthcare professionals, yet is relatively unknown, even to the medical community. What is a medical science liaison, and what do they do? In this comprehensive must-have guide to the role, the functions of the role of MSL are explored, along with interviews with several MSLs, those that work around them, and most importantly, the customers of the MSL, academic thought leaders. Every healthcare professional, from a pharmacist, to a PhD, to a MD should learn more about one of the greatest jobs that blend business with technical and scientific acumen.

  • Joe Biden

    For almost 40 years, Joe Biden served as a U.S. senator from Delaware. From his early days as a young lawyer to his current position as U.S. vice president, he has always been known as a forward-thinking politician and a strong voice in Congress. Now, after all his years in office, Biden is using his knowledge and experience in one of the top positions in the U.S. government.

  • Classic French Course in English


  • Theory of Radar Studies of the Cislunar Medium

    The 1959 Stamford Electronics Laboratory research report on radar echos in the ionized medium between the Earth and the Moon was sponsored by the Air Force Cambridge Research Center, Air Research and Development Command.

  • Fish On!: (Secrets of the Snook Whisperer)

    What are the secrets most fishermen miss right under their noses, which if they only knew, would instantly improve their chances of becoming the "lucky" 20% who catch all the fish, the fortunate few who know how to turn their dreams into reality? FISH ON! (SECRETS OF THE SNOOK WHISPERER) is more than a fishing guide-book, it is a guide to living, to catching big fish and landing bigger dreams. Fish On, tells the story of how author and columnist, Sloane Golden, was taken under the wing of a master fisherman from Key West--"The Snook Whisperer," and of the life-changing lessons learned... "Sloane Golden...in his book, Fish On, shows the fisherman how to dream big and catch big fish. But the book is about more than fishing, however; it's about the test of character, something every winner must have." -Foreward, Coach John Tortorella, Stanley Cup winner and Head Coach, Tampa Bay Lightning.

  • Parenting Children With ADHD: 10 Lessons That Medicine Cannot Teach

    Children with ADHD struggle so much with inattention or hyperactivity and impulsivity that they have trouble succeeding at home, at school, with friends, or on the playing field. Arranged in a series of lessons to be taken "one at a time," this book shows how you can become your child's best advocate, helping to improve attention, behavioral control, and social skills. Updates to this edition include information on new diagnostic tests, medications, and treatments; tips to help your school district create a safe for your child; and a new chapter on teaching life values, such as generosity and kindness.

  • Ready for Take-Off: Preparing Your Teen With ADHD or LD for College

    An Honors NAPPA (National Parenting Publications Awardss) Winner

    Mom's Choice Award for Parenting Books - Special & Exceptional Needs (Gold)

    In today's world, getting accepted to college is only half of the battle. Staying in there is another matter altogether. And for students with ADHD or learning disabilities, staying, thriving, and graduating from college can be very challenging even for the most academically prepared students.

    Using college readiness surveys and handy worksheets, Ready for Take-Off teaches you how to promote self-determination, academic, and daily living skills in your teen--skills needed to succeed in college and in life.

    Inside you will learn to

    • evaluate your parenting approach and adjust to a coaching style;
    • identify skills your teen needs to develop to successfully transition to college;
    • learn how to have empowering conversations with your teen; and
    • create a readiness plan to allow your teen to slowly and systematically get ready for college.

    With this guide, you will become skilled at coaching and boost your teen's college readiness. So, let's go! Are you ready for take-off?

  • Coping With Infertility, Miscarriage, and Neonatal Loss: Finding Perspective and Creating Meaning

    Pregnancy loss can be devastating, regardless of whether it is early or late in pregnancy or in the short period after a baby is born. In many instances, similar emotions are experienced when a couple learns that their fertility treatments were unsuccessful. This wise, compassionate book teaches proven cognitive-behavioral strategies for coping with infertility and pregnancy loss. You will learn about common grief experiences that occur with such losses, as well as ways to find perspective and meaning, identify and change unhelpful thoughts, gain acceptance, reconnect with others, and reengage in life. By applying these strategies, you can break out of the cycle of sadness and rumination and heal with grace and dignity. As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Amy Wenzel has helped countless women who have experienced infertility, pregnancy loss, and other reproductive traumas. Her extensive knowledge and compassion - augmented by her personal experience coping with neonatal loss and infertility - will help you effectively manage the grief associated with reproductive loss.

  • Bear Cubs

    The largest known black bear in North America weighed 880 pounds. Before becoming giants of the forest, bears begin as nearly hairless, blind, tiny cubs. This excellent resource presents cub life, from foraging for food to learning to swim and climb. Colorful photographs show the many different kinds of cuddly cubs that live in the wild.

  • Purpose and Meaning in the Workplace

    Work is one of the fundamental experiences of human life. Yet very few of us are lucky enough to find truly fulfilling jobs. In recent decades, as businesses have come to understand the crucial link between happiness and productivity, researchers have focused increasingly on factors such as the nature of the work itself, how well it is suited to the worker, and the ways in which employees can derive meaning and purpose from their work.

    In this groundbreaking book, editors Bryan J. Dik, Zinta S. Byrne, and Michael F. Steger have brought together experts in counseling and vocational psychology, industrial and organizational psychology, and the fields of executive coaching and management to investigate how meaningful work can be fostered and sustained throughout a wide range of work environments.

    Theoretically grounded yet filled with practical strategies for the workplace, this book will be an important resource for academics, executive consultants, career counselors, human resource professionals, and organizational leaders alike.

  • Negotiate: Afraid, 'Know' More: How To Negotiate Your Way To Success

    After reading this book, you will become a stronger negotiator! You will learn how to quickly gain an advantage when negotiating, as the results of being able to read your opponent's body language, and apply counter strategies. You will also discover how to use new tactics and strategies, that will allow you to make more money, save more money, and gain more respect, from those you deal with in your life.

  • A Prickle of Porcupines

    Porcupines are brown, prickly, and climb trees. Readers explore life in a group of porcupines inside the pages of this educational and enjoyable book. When a group of porcupines gets together, theyre called a prickle. Porcupines often have a bad reputation as dangerous creatures, but they usually just want to be left alone. Thanks to numerous eye-catching photographs, readers get closer to porcupines than ever before. They also learn fascinating facts about prickles of porcupines through accessible text and a helpful graphic organizer.


    This book is based on real life experiences where the possibility of the living being able to communicate with the deceased is investigated.The belief in reincarnation and life after death raises a tantalising question: Can the living communicate with the dead? Most churchmen and scientists are sceptical, but many people, including churchmen and scientists, believe such a thing is possible.The belief in the immortal soul is a dogma of Christianity (resurrection), Hinduism (reincarnation or samsara), Islam (Day of Judgement), Judaism (sheol), and the Shona (NyikaDzimu). Moreover, man has been familiar with the concept of life after death since time immemorial.Immortality has been rejected by those who feel its only basis is wishful thinking - that when the body dies, the personality dies with it because it is part of the physical body. Believers can cite the resurrection of Jesus, and maintain that since life on earth is not completely fulfilled an afterlife is necessary for completion.Another argument in favour of an afterlife is that since matter and energy may be transformed but not destroyed, neither can personality, which exists just as do the elements in nature, be destroyed.In many of the ancient societies, including Egypt and Greece, dreaming was considered a supernatural communication or a means of divine intervention, whose message could be unravelled by those with certain powers. In modern times, various schools of psychology have offered theories about the meaning of dreams.In Communication with the Deceased is meant to serve only as a basis for reflection in order for the reader to examine all the clues and then derive further meaning from specific circumstances of his/her own dreams. To be able to interpret a dream, one does not need to have an academic degree in psychology. What is important is to use one's instinct and common sense. Try to develop your own personal insights into what the common symbols in your dreams mean.When it comes to dream symbol

  • Catalytic Quotes

    A WORLD OF "WHAT-IF"s...

    Had Albert Einstein and Arsenio Hall lived at one and the same time, could it have been something the latter said--"Jack Sajak, as an emcee, is square!"--to provide the former with the breakthrough for his now world-renowned equation, E=mc2?

    Had The Beatles and Adolf Hitler met, the latter commenting off-handedly, "Yes, I did once get Meyer Rothschild's attention by screaming, 'Hey Jude!'"--could the idea for the former's famous song have taken root, right then and there?

    No one can know for sure, but internationally renowned author William Maltese can and has conjectured just such what ifs....

  • Elk/ Uapities

    A loud call rings out over the mountains. A male elk is calling to a herd of females in a meadow. The elk graze peacefully, stopping every so often to listen for danger. Join the herd in Elk/Uapites, and learn what it is like to grow up in the shadow of rocky mountain peaks. This special English-Spanish bilingual edition enables children to work on their second-language skills as they develop strengths in their primary language.

  • Faith and Devotion: Escape from Behind the Iron Curtain

    After the occupation of Hungary in 1945, Stalin crushed the democratically elected Hungarian Parliament and the political parties. A Communist dictatorship was established. The Secret Police, directed by the Soviet KGB, persecuted, arrested the members of the opposition and closed the escape route to the West with the Iron Curtain. The lives of many families were destroyed by the Communist system. This is a story of a family, where the father dies in 1946 and the mother marries an American Hungarian who visits Hungary in 1948. The marriage is approved by the Communist authorities, but the wife and her two teenage children from her first marriage are not allowed to leave Hungary to the U.S. They try to escape through the Iron Curtain. They are caught and imprisoned. After 9 years of separation, the wife and her daughter are allowed to leave Hungary, but her son, a young physician can not follow. He never gives up plans to join his family in America. This finally happens in 1974 when he misleads the ever watching Secret Police. He establishes a successful career in Medicine and Medical Research in the U.S.

  • Cows

    In this bilingual edition of Animals That Live on the Farm, beginning readers learn about the behavior and life cycles of farm animals. Each book describes a different type of animal and explains why and how it is raised. Colorful photographs illustrate life on a farm and complement the simple text.

  • Good-Bye Pacifier

    Allison's mommy and daddy did not know what to do. Allison loved her pacifier so much but it was time for her to become a big girl and to say goodbye to her pacifier. Allison and her mommy and daddy go on a special journey exploring ways for a child to let go of their pacifier and learn what growing up is all about.

  • Ethics: Utilitarianism, Free Will, and the Objectivity of Moral Judgements

    George Edward Moore OM, usually known as G. E. Moore, (1873-1958) was a distinguished and influential English philosopher. He was, with Bertrand Russell, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and (before them) Gottlob Frege, one of the founders of the analytic tradition in philosophy. His book "Ethics" is a worthy followup volume to "Principia Ethica." It takes up the issues of Utilitarianism, Free Will, and the objectivity of moral judgements.

  • Unleashing the Strange: Twenty-First Century Science Fiction Literature

    Novelist and scholar Damien Broderick, winner of awards for both, offers an exhilarating report on the state of science fiction at the start of this millennium. Broderick came of age during the psychedelic upheaval known as the New Wave. Forty years on, we're in the era of the New Weird, the New Space Opera. Looking back and forward, Broderick reveals a new perspective on renewal, change, and the strange. Call the earliest epoch of modern science fiction the First Wave: from Verne and Wells to the rise of the war machines. Science fiction's fabled "golden age," 1939-50, was the Second Wave. With the rise of fresh, rich themes and powerful literary writing, came the Third Wave-the "new wave" and its crusty opponents. Exhausted, science fiction was renewed again with the Fourth Wave, foaming up in the 1980s with cyberpunk, surging into the 1990s. Let Damien Broderick be your tour guide.

  • Graduate Study in Psychology 2017

    Graduate Study in Psychology is the best source of information related to graduate programs in psychology and provides information related to approximately 600 graduate programs in psychology in the U.S. and Canada.

  • A Moving Experience

    The inspiration for this novel came to Lesley-Anne when sherealised at her Father's funeral that although she'd known him her whole life,she'd never taken the time to ask him more about his life before she wasborn. She resolved not to let the samething happen to her children, and that she would therefore tell the story ofhow she was born in Brazil and grew up in Nigeria, Switzerland, boarding school,Kenya, nursing, up to her marriage in 1979 and the birth of her two children.The thread that weaves through and holds together the storyis Lesley's volatile relationship with her mother, which stands in contrast toher close relationship with her grandmother with which many people canidentify. This memoir serves as anexample for others to follow to leave as part of their legacy and share theirlives with their children and descendents before they've passed away and takentheir memories with them.

  • The Teacher of Casting, Modeling, Sculpturing, Woodcarving, Pottery

    Domenic Mathew Campana describes this book as "written for students desiring to study and learn the plastic art. . . .[and it demonstrates] the best and easiest way to handle clay, stones, wood and do the casting."

  • How to make the most of your wardrobe: A guide to wearing fashion that works for you

    Do you find yourself standing in front of your closet each morning saying, "I have nothing to wear"? If you are one of the thousands of women who find themselves in this predicament on a regular basis, this guide is for you. So many women today

  • Children of the Light

    When your loved ones go to Spirit we all have questions. When a child has gone we have even more. Have you ever wondered how they are? What they are doing? Will they continue to develop? Will they forget you? Will they visit? Do they know about new arrivals? Special events? Do they have fun? You may just find the answers here. All the pieces and poems are the words of those in the Spirit World. I don't know the answers, but they do. As one child put it "...it isn't the end - it's our beginning..." They learn, they love, they have fun, and they are safe. They are also as mischievous, as bright and lively and as adorable as children the world over. Come and read their stories, their journeys to the Spirit World. Some of them did not have easy lives, some had illnesses, some accidents. All were met with love, with patience and with any help they needed at that time and later. Not all are children, but the majority are. I ask no questions, give no demands, I simply accept what I am told and write it down. I have learned to be very careful how I phrase any comments I make to them, or any requests. If I wake at three in the morning, I am likely to find myself with company. I have been known to say, "Hi sweetheart, could you please come back when I get up?" It isn't then the child's fault if I visit the bathroom at four in the morning is it? I am up......... and I don't have the heart to turn them away again. So at four in the morning I have been known to get out pad and pen, or turn on the pc .

  • Duplicates of Type Specimen Books, Etc., United States and Foreign

    Henry Lewis Bullen (1857-1936) was a typography historian and devoted himself to advancing the printing craft. Bullen founded the Typography Library and the Museum of the American Type Founders Company.

  • Watch Grass Grow

    There are many types of grass in the world from tall bamboo which can make be used for furniture to wheat which makes flour to feed people. Perhaps the most familiar is the short, soft grass used on many peoples lawns. Readers will learn about these different kinds of grass and more. They will explore fun facts about this common plant and see detailed photographs of the beautiful diversity of grasses on Earth.

  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 141

    Ceramic Stratigraphy at Cerro de las Mesas Veracruz, Mexico by Philip Drucker, 1943.

  • Reporting Research in Psychology: How to Meet Journal Article Reporting Standards

    Reporting Research in Psychology provides practical guidance on understanding and implementing journal article reporting standards (JARS) and meta-analyses reporting standards (MARS). Described for the first time in the sixth edition of the Publication Manual, these standards were designed to make the reporting of results both comprehensive and uniform Reporting standards, now widely used in the behavioral, social, educational, and medical sciences, provide transparency to the research process and make the generalization of results across studies more precise. In this book, Harris Cooper includes carefully chosen examples from articles published in APA journals that illustrate how JARS and MARS can be incorporated into various types of research studies, with engaging and helpful commentaries on each item. This book fills an important gap in the literature and is essential reading for undergraduate students in research methods classes as well as graduate students and early career researchers.

  • More Bab Ballads

    A collection of humorous rhymes by W.S. Gilbert.

  • Not Like My Mother: Becoming a sane Parent after Growing up in a Crazy family

    Not Like My Mother This book is a gift for anyone who has ever said,"I am NOT going to raise my kids the way I was raised! "If you are trying to be the parent you always wanted and didn't get, Irene will teach you why it is more effective that you be the parent your children need - not the one you needed. How to separate what belongs to your history and what belongs in your present life is some of the rich, practical advice you will take away from Not Like My Mother. In the early distribution of Not Like My Mother readers reported they couldn't put the book down. It reads like a compelling novel with a human and spiritual insight that makes you feel a part of the conversation. YOU WILL WANT THIS BOOK FOR ALL YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS!

  • Baby Penguins

    How do baby penguins stay warm? What do they eat? Can baby penguins fly? The answers to these questions and many more are waiting for readers. Fun facts written in accessible language explain the exciting lives of baby penguinsfrom the egg to the ocean. Detailed photographs allow beginning readers to see these adorable baby birds up close.

  • For Magicians Only: The Table Book

    Many magicians need a table. This book shows you what to look for and how to construct your own. A necessary reference book for every illusionist, conjurer, and amateur stage magician!

  • Young Cruisers

    YOUNG CRUISERS! Have you ever watched young guys cruising?posing, flirting, watching, and waiting.... They may be young, but they sure know how to pull. In this new collection of first-time adventures, parkland encounters, sleazy confessions, and explicit cruising stories by William Maltese, you find out only too clearly what these randy youngsters get up to when the need for a man drives them out on the hunt!

  • Baby Seals

    There are many kinds of baby seals, in a variety of different sizes and colors. Beginning readers discover that all of these different kinds of baby seals really do have a lot in common. Fun facts, written in accessible language, explain where baby seals are born, what they eat, and even how they swim. Vibrant photographs show the many types of these beautiful baby animals in their natural habitat.

  • Will You (or Someone You Love) Get Prostate Cancer?: A Survivor Sheds Some Light

    John Sias is a prostate cancer survivor, president of the New Hampshire Prostate Cancer Coalition and author of six published books. When he was diagnosed for prostate cancer in 2001, he immediately purchased or borrowed every available book, video and news article he could find on the subject of prostate cancer. Then he and his wife, Marie, devoured all this material, made notes, underlined books, and interviewed survivors, urologists and oncologists. Finally he made his treatment decision. He had already written two successful books in the Question and Answer format, one on religion, now in its ninth printing, and another about ice hockey containing 650 questions and answers.There are many books about prostate cancer but probably few written by a survivor, an author and a president of a state prostate cancer coalition. In addition to all men over 50, those who might find value in this book include public speakers, wives, sons, daughters, news media, and leaders in the nation's fight against state prostate cancer. "Easy to understand." "I can find what I want to know without having to wade through an entire book." This is a book you can skim and scan. It's not a book you'll read from cover to cover, nor is it a "everything you ever wanted to know" book. Although prostate cancer is America's number one cancer killer of men over 50, you might be interested in only a few dozen of the more than 200 questions and answers. But some of them might change your life. Or save it.

  • Look Damn Good: At Your Age, With Your Body and On Your Budget

    With public interest in makeovers at an all-time high, why does looking good still feel like a huge mystery? Image Consultant and motivational speaker Janet Cargill demonstrates that, in fact, it can be easy, fun - and even deeply transformative. Using real-world stories, seasoned insights, and lots of humor, Janet shares practical tips to help you look DAMN good! Learn how to discard the need to be perfect. Instead, discover your own unique beauty and how to work with it - in alignment with who you are, your lifestyle, your body type, your age - and your budget. Conveying her message with the wit and warmth of Erma Bombeck and the wisdom and wonderment of Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Janet shares vignettes of her inspiring journey from feeling like the most unattractive girl in the 8th grade to a woman who finally came to realize that she looks damn good! If she can do it, you can, too. Learn how in "Look DAMN Good"! Looking DAMN Good is ultimately an inside job. Janet shares practical, down-to-earth tips that she's used with hundreds of women with phenomenal results. It's not about how big your budget is; you don't have to buy a lot of clothes - just a few of the right ones. And Janet tells you HOW to shop and WHAT to buy. Join Janet as she uncovers the powerful attitudes about ourselves and our bodies that deeply impact the image we project to the world. Janet's unique approach focuses on the internal attitude shift - AND the real know-how - that will give you the confidence you need to make phenomenal changes in your inner and outer selves. Emerge comfortable and confident, with a spring in your step - looking DAMN good!

  • Pumpkin the Angel Cat: Pumpkins 1st Mission

    Pumpkin the Angel Cat is a story about a kitty that dies and goes to heaven. He is then given a mission from God to help a young girl who is very lonely. The story continues as Pumpkin and Mindy look for his rightful owner and she discovers the truth about her pet. This story is very christian based and conveys a message that God is always with us and we are never alone.

  • Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, Mythology, Religion, Literature, and Art

    An A-Z of classical antiquity, from Abacus to Zosimux, covering every aspect of life and myth in ancient Greece and Rome. Originally published in German by Dr. Oskar Seyffert, this volume is enlarged and expanded by Henry Nettleship, M.A., and J.E. Sandys, LittD. With more than 450 illustrations.

  • Cooking Life: The Story of Pierre Victoire

    Bang, crash, hurry up, F***! Heat and sweat, burning pots, bloody hell! Wake up, shut up and run, don't look back. "Check on": table 10, table 2, table 7. Main courses for table 15, starters for table 5. -They have been waiting now for 15 minutes. What is wrong with table 10? There are people queuing at the door.-Good bye, Hello, Good bye, Can you cook the duck a little more? Vegetable for table 10, 7 and 12, Can I get the chicken supreme now? ... Breathe deep, smile, concentrate, concentrate, concentrate! "Don't forget those mussels under the grill". It is too hot, the bloody hollandaise is splitting!!! The bank is pulling out!! Yes? No! Yes! No? Yes!!! The cash flow is down the drain again, the V.A.T man is on my back, Arthur is chopping heads, Damian is chopping profit and loss, the institutions are chopping shareholders and I almost chopped my head... Oh, I forgot, the chefs down in Chiswick High Street are cooking Gammon and Pineapple! Merde!!!- WELCOME TO PIERRE VICTOIRE...

  • Porcupines

    In Porcupines, meet a strange-looking creature with a special way of staying safe. This amazing animal is perfectly suited to survive the dangers of the forest. Quills are the porcupines secret weapon. It uses these sharp, spiny hairs to protect itself from enemies.

  • The Cost of Racism for People of Color: Contextualizing Experiences of Discrimination

    In this book, leading scholars examine the felt experience of being the target of racism, with a focus on mental and physical health, as the result of particular racist encounters as well as across the lifespan.

    Authors examine the subtle but persistent links between everyday microagressions and historical racial trauma, and offer practical tools to assess and measure perceived racial discrimination. They describe compelling new interventions for individuals and communities, and offer social policy prescriptions to promote healing and help dismantle institutional discrimination.

    With its skillful synthesis of voices and approaches, this work should appeal to a broad range of scholars and practitioners in clinical psychology, as well as ethnic studies, sociology, and public and allied health.

  • The First Fifty Years: Shining on the Emerald Coast

    The First Fifty Years: Shining on the Emerald Coast is the story of one small congregation in the Panhandle of Florida, the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Emerald Coast (the UUFEC). In it is a short introduction to Unitarian Universalism and its place in the deep South, but the book's main emphasis is on those whose contributions and personalities made this particular fellowship what it is today. More than anything, these pages are a tribute to all those whose visions created the Fellowship, whose lives and thoughts became part of its common spiritual growth, and who left their tears and laughter imprinted on its walls. This is the story of how one congregation was shaped.

  • TONY DUFFLEBAG ...and Other Remembrances of the War in Korea: A Soldier's Story

    Stories told in the book, "Tony Dufflebag . . . and other Remembrances of the War in Korea," are a mixture of memories, history, journalism and autobiographical experiences that are blended into a fascinating collection. The title story is of the rescue by two soldiers of a six-year-old Korean orphan boy who was found freezing and starving on the streets in war-ravaged Seoul, South Korea, then secreted into protective "adoption" for a few weeks, and how he was cared for and won the hearts of all the soldiers in a frontline Infantry rifle company until he was placed in safer circumstances.The author shares feelings about the death of a fellow soldier, of thoughts about a young wife and son back home, of the dramatic mountain rescue of a critically-wounded friend, reflects on feelings of a Christian soldier in combat, tells about lifelong friendships that develop in wartime, reflects on personal values, beliefs, feelings, commitments, opinions and relates tales of humorous events that occur to and among soldiers, even in a far-off war zone.

  • The Devil's Party: A Brief History of Satanic Abuse

    Allegations of "Satanic abuse" became fashionable in the late twentieth century, but such episodes actually date back many centuries. Well-known critic and historian Brian Stableford provides a thorough history of Satanism, from its earliest times to the modern period, and also examines the appearance of "His Nibs" in horror and other fiction. Complete with bibliography and index.

  • Divining the Future: Human Intellectual Evolution

    What is Human Intellectual Evolution? Could Darwin's concept of evolution be incomplete? Darwin's theory just might be insufficient, mainly because Darwin didn't apply his theory to the most complex organism of all; the human intellect. There is no question that in the past, numerous civilizations have ascended and then receded in terms of military power, influence and economic clout. Why? Will it happen to us? Human Intellectual Evolution accurately explains the past and greatly enhances the odds of successfully predicting the future. Human Intellectual Evolution drives the process of history forward and illuminates the path ahead. Understanding the three variables that affect the rate of intellectual development is critical to predicting the future and more profitably directing our time, energy and money. The future of the United States, what happens next in China, and the stability of the Middle East are all critical questions with global consequences. Profit and success will accrue to individuals who best grasp the concept of Human Intellectual Evolution and have the courage and fortitude to act upon their convictions.

  • Nose

    - Highly specialized titles focus on a single, specific body part and system
    - Full-color photographs closely match the text
    - Age-appropriate anatomical information
    - Content supports elementary science curriculum
    - Diverse ethnic photographic representation allows every child to see him or herself

  • Life Cycles

    'Life Cycles' is a ground-breaking new theory on what life is all about. It is both controversial and evidence-based and states that we live our lives in symbolically repeatable twelve year cycles. There are two important years in the cycle and this is where we see fate take a hand in unusual ways.Designed to entertain and inform; details from the public record are used to dissect the lives of world leaders, showbiz personalities, criminals and ordinary citizens. You will learn about your life's symbolic meaning and be introduced to a whole range of new terms and icons.You won't read anything quite as original and intriguing and you will never look at your life the same way again. Is it just fanciful or does it represent the most important adddition to esoteric knowledge for thousands of years?But what's this! There's the sound of an engine warming up and there you are on a platform beside your own private train, pulled up at Revolution Place and they're telling you to get aboard.......

  • The Wrong Man Out

    This book looks at the 1919 World Series with emphasis on Shoeless Joe Jackson and an attempt to determine his role in the "Big Fix." It also looks into Charles Comiskey and Judge Landis. The final chapter compiles the information into a fictious trial of Joe Jackson and puts Comiskey, Landis, and Major League Baseball under the microscope. The reader is part of the jury and is encouraged to listen to the testimony and submit his/her verdict to Major League Baseball.

  • The Long Watch

    How much patience do you have with those around you? Try to imagine if they didn't know that you were even there. When you're a ghost, on a different plane of existence, there's little you can do but observe. To some, life is so precious that as their children grow and face ordeals, decades pass. And while an ancient resolve waits and watches for an evil force that feeds on innocent death in a benevolent disguise, centuries pass. When marriage becomes so intolerable that only death can grant peace in a haunted house, the only refuge found by the troubled spirit is in the seat of wealth and power, covered with cobwebs and infested with a demon. What happens to young children after they're taken away in unspeakable ways beyond their comprehension? Do they just fly away on the wings of angels, or are the living around them so important that death blooms hope for another chance for life? How much love would a mother's spirit need for a daughter to follow her own murderer into a new country, just to be stuck outside in the snow, waiting for a school bus and the smile of a living angel? For a dispatched warrior who hides in the dark to remember what life had once been, when will his tortured spirit find release, transform his grief and rage to revenge, and free him from what imprisoned him for so long? There's a distorted predator on the road, experienced and motivated. Another child has been abducted, and the end of the journey means more than death if the monster has his way. There's also a man who walks alone in despair, who finds a means for redemption along the infinite highway. Art, music, and religion have always had a way of enlightening our lives, but also to keep the spirits alive. The question is what will it take to save a young boy from the hands of fate and the designs of a murderer?

  • Memoirs of Mlle. Des Echerolles

    Alexandrine Etiennette Marie Charlotte Des Echerolles (b. ca. 1777) worte this eyewitness account of the 1793 uprising in Lyons.

  • Golden Eagles/ Aguilas reales

    High in the sky, a golden eagle soars among the clouds looking for its prey. It sees the tiniest movement in the mountains below and dives toward the ground. In Golden Eagles/guilas reales, read all about how this amazing bird grows from a little downy chick to a fierce mountain hunter. This special English-Spanish bilingual edition enables children to work on their second-language skills as they develop strengths in their primary language.

  • La Pensi=n de Venturita: comedia en tres actos y en verso

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • The Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency Vol. 1

    Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon (1675-1755) was a French soldier, diplomatist and writer of memoirs. This is volume 1 of his court memoirs.

  • Leave People Alone

    This book is about how the Bush administration used September 11 to get away with anything it said or did. It is also about how September 11 became a turning point in the relations between the United States of America and the whole world. It is about how this administration went to war against Iraq and pretended that war was urgent as Iraq was an eminent threat and had weapons of mass destruction. It is about how this adminstration worsened the ecomony of the United States by its practices as well as the ecomony of the world. This book also shows how this adminstration helped increasing the tension between Americans and other races, especially Muslims and Arabs. The book also deals with other incidents like taking 400 girls from their mothers in Texas ploygamist ranch, which the author sees as an act of discrimination and injustice.In his book, the author mentioned that politicians usually lie about most of the things they say. For example, Is it ture that the former White House Secretary did not know the whole truth about the lies concerning Iraq? It does not sound reasonble that he just found out about that at this time. This book was written and published before knowing anything about the former Press Secretary's book.

  • Pia's Mediterranean Inspirations: Gourmet Cooking With Olive Oil & Wine

    Do you dream about enjoying the special Mediterranean atmosphere with tasty, simple and inspiring dishes that make your mouth water? Do you want to find out how to create these dishes in your own home and your own kitchen? Do you want to make your family and friends have this experience with you as the Master Chef? If your answer is yes, then you are reading the right book! Using Pia's Mediterranian-inspired cooking methods also gives you an added bonus: a lean and healthy body. I cooks all of my delicious dishes with only extra virgin olive oil and wine, which is how all of the food in this cookbook is prepared. You won't believe it but there is no butter! This way of cooking is found in many European countries, especially in Mediterranean areas, and is now growing in popularity among active people who love illustrious food and want to enjoy a good life while staying in excellent shape. Since you are reading this book, you are probably one of these people! I wish you a great time with these selected extra virgin olive oil and wine inspirations.

  • Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry Volume 2

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • How To Love People, Regardless Of Race, Creed Or Color

    The aftereffect of the book is the enhanced capacity for diversity, which comes from examining and redefining key parts of popular history, language and perceptions learned since childhood. Written with an impartial view of the past, this text shows how current ideas, perspectives, fears and realities came to be. By examining common global human attitudes and emotions in specific survival situations over time, it shows how groups and individuals have become who they are. The standard premises used to solve contemporary social problems have lacked insight. In studying the terms that we use to define our world we find clarity by understanding the mindsets that created them. The resulting new understanding can socially bring us into the 21st century. This is my planet where I live with my people. Thoughts From Our Readers:"This book is clearly about why a divided America does not get along and how it can." -A. Cottingham, Program Manager andTeen Life Coach for Student Services; a character development and self-esteem program for resident teens in Northeast Ohio.

  • Wage-earners' Budgets: A Study of Standards and Cost of Living in New York City

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

  • Life of Sitting Bull

    A history of the Indian war of 1890-91. A graphic account of the life of the great medcine man and chief Sitting Bull; his tragic death, story of the Sioux nation, their manners and customs, ghost dance ... also a very complete history of the Sanguinar.

  • Exotic Encounters: Selected Reviews

    This collection of review essays by one of the leading critics and fiction writers of science fiction, fantasy, and horror includes pieces on the following authors and musical groups: Poul Anderson, Kim Antieau, Jackie Askew, Ataraxia, Stephen Baxter, Gregory Benford, David Britton, Philip George Chadwick, Hal Clement, Kathryn Cramer, Avram Davidson, Grania Davis, Stephen Dedman, Marcus Donnelly, Greg Egan, Michael Flynn, Forkbeard Fantasy, Neil Gaiman, Glenn Grant, Charles L. Harness, David G. Hartwell, Alexander Jablokov, John Kessel, Sophia Kingshill, Nancy Kress, Manuela Dunn Mascetti, Paul McAuley, Tim Powers, Albert Robida, Mary Doria Russell, William Moy Russell, Sharon Shinn, Sopor Aeternus and the Ensemble of Shadows, Emile Souvestre, Michel de Spiegeleire, Allen Steele, Michael Swanwick, Judith Tarr, Thee Vampire Guild, Jeff VanderMeer, Freda Warrington, John D. Wilson, Terri Windling, Ronald Wright.

    Complete with bibliography and a detailed index.

  • Johnny Hoosier: Lessons Learned in the Heartland

    Johnny Hoosier began as a novel but soon became a true life adventure as it very quickly was apparent that the true story was what needed to be said. There have been numerous Johnny Hoosiers in addition to those in this story but all their stories are worthwhile.It is a compelling tale of the varied and numerous lessons learned growing up in the heartland of America during the 1940's and 1950's. It very well could have taken place in numerous Midwestern cities or even Southern states. It did occur, however, in Delaware County, Indiana, and in and around Muncie, the county seat.Parents and their offspring will find the Lessons Learned to be invaluable in the development of today's youngsters. It is a good checklist in assuring that our youngsters develop into mature, compassionate and fully contributing adults.Please use it that way. From athletic lessons to lessons learned in everyday living, we are entertained as we revisit our past.If you enjoy revisiting athletics from your youth or need guidance as a parent, this is a formidable road map for every growing youngster. All the Lessons Learned are derived from real life experiences. Some are humerous, others are not.After your first read, keep us around and refer to our Lessons Learned frequently. And, be sure to pass these messages along.

  • Concise Rules of APA Style

    Concise Rules of APA Style, Sixth Edition offers essential writing and formatting standards for students, teachers, researchers, and clinicians in the social and behavioral sciences. This easy-to-use pocket guide, compiled from the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, provides complete guidance on the rules of style that are critical for clear communication.

    Readers will learn how to avoid the grammatical errors most commonly reported by journal editors; how to choose the appropriate format for statistics, figures, and tables; how to credit sources and avoid charges of plagiarism; and how to construct a reference list through a wide variety of examples and sources.

    In addition to guidance on grammar points that have challenged writers in the social sciences, Concise Rules provides suggestions for reducing bias in language; reviews the mechanics of style for punctuation, spelling, capitalization, abbreviation, italicization, headings, and quotations; examines the preferred use of numbers as well as standards for metrication and statistics; provides guidance on the construction and formatting of tables, figures, and appendixes; and offers clear examples and models for citing sources and constructing error-free reference lists.

    Available in a light-weight, spiral-bound format, Concise Rules will travel easily from home to school to office. It will be an invaluable reference tool for all social science scholars who are serious about communicating clearly and effectively.

    Key to this edition is an updated and expanded APA Style website, with many additional resources to help readers learn APA style, including free tutorials, on-line courses, frequently asked questions, sample papers, and the APA Style blog.

    The sixth edition of Concise Rules has been revised and updated to include

    • simplified APA heading style to make it more conducive to electronic publication;
    • updated guidelines for reducing bias in language to reflect current practices and preferences, including a new section on presenting historical language that is inappropriate by present standards;
    • new guidelines for reporting inferential statistics and a significantly revised table of statistical abbreviations;
    • a new discussion on the use of online supplemental materials, including lengthy data sets and other media, to enrich the published article;
    • significantly expanded content on the electronic presentation of data to help readers understand the purpose of each kind of display and choose the best match for communicating the results of the investigation, with new examples for a variety of data displays, including electrophysiological and biological data;
    • an expanded discussion of electronic sources, emphasizing the role of the digital object identifier (DOI) as a reliable way to locate information; and
    • a wealth of new reference examples, with a focus on new electronic formats.

    New and experienced readers alike will find the sixth edition a complete resource for writing with clarity and precision.

  • 9 Must-Have Conversations for a Doubt-Free Wedding Day

    Includes a mentor's guide and a counseling questionnaire.
    Did you know marriage wasn't created just to make us happy--that God calls us to use it for eternal purposes? But a satisfying, God-centered marriage takes work, starting even before you're married or engaged. 9 Must-Have Conversations for a Doubt-Free Wedding Day acts either as a stand-alone resource or as a companion to The Sacred Search and helps you as a couple explore:

    • How to have a doubt-free wedding day
    • How to engage in healthy conflict
    • Why you need to divorce divorce
    • How to develop and maintain sexual intimacy
    • Why asking hard questions now is better than asking them five years from now
    When you love each other with God's purposes in mind, intentional conversation becomes not just preparation for marriage but the first step in merging two lives into one for the ultimate glory of God. Includes a mentor's guide, a counseling questionnaire, as well as a pastor/counselor's premarital plan for walking a couple through the guide.

  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 130

    Archeological Investigations at Buena Vista Lake, Kern County, California, by Waldo R. Wedel, with Appendix: Skeletal Remains from the Buena vista Sites, California, by T. D. Stewart, 1941.

  • On the Irrawaddy: A Story of the First Burmese War

    Illustrated by W. H. Overend

  • Experiments and Considerations Touching Colours

    The Beginning of an Experimental History of Colours

  • The Messianic Legacy in the Age of Aquarius: Jesus, Redeemer of the World's Soul

    Ever Wonder? What Americas' Horoscope reveals of our future destiny? What the Constellations of the Zodiac convey esoterically? How Freemasonry relates to the Mysteries of ancient Egypt and the founding of America? What magical significance does our Great Seal present in its' arcane symbolism? Where Jesus was for the missing 20 years of Biblical history? What the Dead Sea Scrolls, found in 1947-reveal about Jesus? What is Israel's role is in the 'Last Days' scenario? What became of the lost Ten Tribes of Israel? Will Jesus really return to Earth in our lifetime? Who the Lord and Master of the Universe, really is? How accurate the Holy Bible is according to historical events? Wonder no more... We are now at the precipice of a new Age of spiritual awakening. Great Ages seem to produce mighty accomplishments in the arts and sciences, and as well penetrating visions from the prophets of the time. The Age of Aquarius starts off the seventh historical Millennium of our Creator God, His symbolic "day of rest," His Sabbath. Encoded in the circle of the Zodiac, is a story of a Redeemer, the Redemption, and the Redeemed; as the Zodiac intimately reflects Bible prophecy and is in complete accordance with prophecies of the ancient Patriarchs and Prophets. Soon the Angels trumpets will sound and call us to prophesy and collect our Legacy..

  • Things You Should Know About Teeth: The Complete Guide to Dental Health and Beauty

    This book tells you, in a nutshell, everything you need to know to have good teeth, plus all the common but unexpected things that also cause tooth damages, and dentists never had time to explain.Easy to read and includes over 100 coloured illustrations.It's based on almost 2 decades of clinical experience encountering unnecessary problems suffered by patients often through unawareness. Good general knowledge inspires adopting good habits and exercising cautions which form the first-line of health preservation.After reading this book you will know the 10 KEY CAUSES OF TOOTHACHES AND TOOTH LOSSES and realize that dental problems are avoidable. Knowledge is power and the relentless pursuit of happiness begins with perfect health. THIS BOOK EXPLAINS: 1. 10 KEY CAUSES OF TOOTHACHES AND TOOTH LOSSES. 2. 20 "GOLDEN DAILY PRECAUTIONS." 3. 4 VITAL PREVENTION MEASURES for children in Preventive Dentistry. 4. TOOTH REPAIR METHODS, materials and treatment options. 5. TOOTH REPLACEMENTS, dentures to implants 6. How losing teeth can ACCELERATE AGING. 7. BRACES. 8. FLUORIDE. 9. Achieving the most beautiful smile with Cosmetic Dentistry, from Tooth Bleaching, Veneers, Crowns, to tooth reshaping. 10. Brushing and flossing. 11. Dental plaque, tartar. 12. How to achieve THE PERFECT SMILE ! From business to social, a beautiful and radiant smile showing nice teeth is a charm-point and a "million dollar asset" every person can attain. The attractive smile you wear on your face is your image and is often photographed.It's distinctive, friendly, delightful, graceful and radiates joy.Good-looking teeth can remarkably enhance any given face.The appearance of your front teeth are so critical that if they were seriously flawed or missing, you couldn't leave home! With advancing age, eating well becomes fundamentally important.Good teeth preserves youth, provides the sense of well being and quality of life. Great smiles enhances your attractiveness, glamour, popularity, confidence, self-esteem, sex-appeal, social life and success. Celebrities depend heavily on their perfect smiles. A SMILE OPENS DOORS.

  • Abraham Lincoln

    John Drinkwater (1882-1937) was an English poet and dramatist. In 1918, he scored his first major success with his play, "Abraham Lincoln." He followed it up with other plays in a similar vein, including "Mary Stuart" and "Oliver Cromwell."

  • Two Pharoahs: Hatshepsut and Tuthmose III

    She was the daughter of a pharaoh, beautiful, feminine, intelligent and a talented woman and the favorite of her father the reigning pharaoh. She was also married to her younger brother, whom she loved, but only as younger sibling. He was the logical successor to their father, but he died of some mysterious disease leaving his sister/wife to continue his rule. So when it came time for her to ascend the pharaoh's throne she assumed the guise of a male including a false beard, that to satisfy a population whom she felt were suspicious of her and she assumed they wanted a male pharaoh. Before her brother/husband passed away he consorted with a 'harem wife' who in turn had a son, and an heir, who should logically have the necessary qualifications to be a pharaoh. She, also, had a lover, a great Egyptian architect and builder, who built many monuments and mortuary temples, many of which stand today, thirty-five hundred years later. But what of the female pharaoh, who preceeded Cleopatra by over fifteen hundred years, and her ambitious step-son, and thus the intrigue begins.

  • The Full Freight Train

    Freight Train is ready to unload all the delicious food he is carrying.


    This book will empower you to take control of your search engine listings. ? achieve top listings? gain visibility? maintain your top listings Written for the web site owner, free from excessive technical jargon. The Secret to Getting Listed at the Top of Search Engines will instruct you, step by step, in optimizing your web site to achieve top listings in the search engines- at no extra cost to you. Gain access to the exact strategy used by the author's SEO company. YOU WILL LEARN: * Exactly which web page in your site you need to devote more time to and why

  • Captains of Industry: or Men of Business Who Did Something Besides Maki


  • Fracking

    Natural gas can be found underground in more than two dozens states in the United States. While this clean-burning fossil fuel might be the answer to US dependence on overseas oil, the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing is causing severe ecological harm. Clear, concise explanations of fracking will introduce readers to one of the hottest political and environmental topics of our time. Detailed sidebars offer additional information about both sides of the debate, while full-color photographs engage readers with the havoc being wreaked on an animal habitat of particular concernours.

  • Histoire d'un baiser

    Ancienne Maison F. ROY EDITEUR; H. GEFFROY- Successeur

  • Goats/ Cabras

    - Supports the early elementary science curriculum
    - Glossary, Index
    - More books to read, Web sites

  • Teen Titans Go!: The Beast Boy Who Cried Wolf

    Having a sense of humor isn't always such a good thing... at least that's what Beast Boy's teammates think, since they tend to be the victims of his jokes.

  • Hope For Healing Liver Disease In Your Dog: The Complete Story

    Liver disease is a serious and often fatal illness. The frustration and pain of a loved one can indeed be heart-wrenching when you are powerless to help, but what if that loved one is your dog? In 2001, Cyndi Smasal found herself in that position when her beloved dog, Norman, was diagnosed with liver disease. Not content with simply easing the pain of what should have been his final days, she embarked on a journey that will ultimately benefit dog owners everywhere! In the first book of its kind, Cyndi has documented her findings in this comprehensive and easy-to-follow guide so that other owners can benefit from her experience and knowledge. Learn how to read the symptoms of liver disease, create the perfect diet for your dog, treat any related problems, care for your ailing pooch and much more!!! It includes a captivating medical history proof of the success of alternative therapy and a QUICK START guide if you need a solution and FAST! This really is your complete guide, the ONLY guide, to dog liver disease. "You will find her determination inspiring in addition to solid information about a complex disease." Deb Forster, B.S., D.V.M. "You don't know how much hope you have given my family with your extensive research. (We)... call it our bible" Lori and Tanner "I think you're going to help an incredible number of pets and their people. Way to go!" Aleithia Artemis, Animal Behavior Specialist

  • On the Art of Writing: Lectures delivered in the University of Cambridge

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • Think Write Book: A Sentence Combining Workbook for ELL Students (Teacher Edition)

    The Think Write Book incorporates sentence combining with features of various academic content areas, non-fiction, and "jumping off" points for further and more in-depth discussion and collaboration in the ELL classroom community. Students will be able to develop and strengthen their writing skills, specifically composing, revising, editing, and critical thinking. By mastering these skills, students will improve their syntax and fluency, and they will also acquire a stronger writer's vocabulary that will aid them in enhancing their overall written communication skills, academic writing assignments, and demand writing tasks found in various state-mandated standardized tests. Incorporating sentence combining with classroom activities, such as peer-review/peer-assessment, and writing workshops, will also promote very powerful data for teachers who are engaging in action research. Using the sentence combining activities in this book, along with writers' workshop activities, can provide teachers of English Language Learners and struggling writers with a means to conduct whole-group, small-group, and differentiated instruction as students continue their development of vocabulary and language necessary for academic success. Such activities will have the desirable effect of increasing ELL students' understanding and maturity in written expression, as well as their increased metalinguistic awareness and the use of rubrics, particularly those that target the conventions of writing.

  • A Lifelong Love: How to Have Lasting Intimacy, Friendship, and Purpose in Your Marriage

    Gary Thomas believes couples often settle for too little when it comes to marriage. We fail to understand how deeply God cares about our spouse. We diminish our need to not only understand what biblical love really is, but also to become a people who excel at it. We let ourselves drift apart instead of making the daily choices to grow closer together.

    Whether your marriage needs a complete makeover, a touch up, or just a new purpose, A Lifelong Love promises to set your relationship on an entirely new dimension. You will never look at worship or your spouse in the same way again. You will understand how living for that day will so radically transform the decisions you make this day. And Gary will guide you through the power shifts and seasonal mine fields that blow up so many marriages so that you can grow in your love instead of in your disappointment.

    Thirty years of study and two decades of working with couples has led Gary Thomas to his most significant book yet on the relationship between husband and wife. Find out for yourself what all the fuss is about--and why A Lifelong Love is sure to challenge the way the church talks about marriage.

  • God's Love: How the Infinite God Cares for His Children

    Dr. R. C. Sproul is one of the most renowned theologians of our time. For over 40 years Dr. Sproul has encouraged, educated, and enlightened millions through his books, teaching, and ministry. God doesn't just love us. He is love. God's Love explores the unrelenting love of God, which found its ultimate expression through His Son. This release also explains difficult themes such as the different aspects of God's nature, how His love coexists with His holiness, and what the Bible means when it mentions God's hatred. This is a compelling read for all who long to love as God loves.

  • Jaguars/ Jaguares

    - Correlates to early elementary science curriculum
    - Bolded words, close photo-text match, and labeled photos reinforce key vocabulary

  • Moose/ Alces

    The sound of snapping branches breaks the silence as a moose walks among the trees. This creature is the largest member of the deer family. In Moose/Alces, learn how huge antlers and sharp senses help this mighty animal in its forest home. This special English-Spanish bilingual edition enables children to work on their second-language skills as they develop strengths in their primary language.

  • Come with Me to the Secret Place: The Place to Find Solace

    There are times in our lives that we feel imprisoned. This book is a guide to help the people of God overcome life's adversities, life's prisons. See, I was losing my home, my husband was incarcerated, my children were living in other parts of the country, and the dog and I were home alone. Poor little me! You know we love pity parties. Often we stay in our prisons, that is, prisons of self-pity, fear, anger, jealousy, abuse, etc., because we have an improper focus. We place value on the wrong things and people. When we get to these points in our lives, we should follow the blueprint in Psalms 91 to find solace in our times of despair.

  • Viruses Up Close

    Virus: Just the word makes people squirm and want to wash their hands. Readers will learn what these microscopic pests are and examine various strains in magnified photographs. They'll find out how viruses replicate and travel from place to place. They'll understand that viruses don't just infect people. Perhaps most importantly, readers will learn what they can do to protect themselves from viruses now and in the future.

  • Richmond Battlefields

    A pamphlet released by the Department of the Interior and the National Park Service to educate about and promote visits to Richmond battlefields.

  • Confidentiality Limits in Psychotherapy: Ethics Checklists for Mental Health Professionals

    Can therapists keep their patients' secrets? Should they? Psychotherapists are careful to safeguard information about their clients, but in some instances, they may be legally or otherwise compelled to disclose information, even without client consent. This little confidentiality manual walks readers through this complex topic, using the author's easy-to-follow six-step Ethical Practice Model. The checklist format enables therapists to inform themselves systematically about ethical options and relevant state and federal laws, so they can decide if, when, and in what respects they will limit their protection of clients' confidences - and then discuss these limits with prospective clients. The chapters and case studies are full of useful information, making this the most convenient guide available to therapists on the topic. Resource lists and appendices for further reading are included. An essential tool not only for practicing therapists but also for ethics professors in clinical training programs, supervisors of students on internships and practica, and peer consultants, this handy reference belongs on every practitioner's desktop

  • Tantra of the Great Liberation: Mahanirvana Tantra

    The Indian Tantras, which are numerous, constitute the Scripture (Shastra) of the Kaliyuga, and as such are the voluminous source of present and practical orthodox "Hinduism." To the Tantra we must therefore look if we would understand both ritual, yoga, and sadhana of all kinds, as also the general principles of which these practices are but the objective expression. Of all the forms of Hindu Shastra, the Tantra is that which is least known and understood, a circumstance in part due to the difficulties of its subject-matter and to the fact that the key to much of its terminology and method rest with the initiate. The present translation is, in fact, the first published in Europe of any Indian Tantra.

  • Last Full Measure of Devotion: A Tribute to America's Heroes of the Vietnam War

    There were no marching bands welcoming home returning troops from Vietnam, no ticker-tape parades for its heroes and no celebrations in Time Square. Instead, returning Vets were confronted with a range of reactions, not the least of which were indifference, silent disapproval, criticism, hostility and even contempt, in some quarters, for their lack of cleverness in not avoiding service in a war zone.Most returning Vietnam warriors were bewildered by the reactions of their fellow countrymen; but, then how could they possibly comprehend the psychological phenomenon which was only beginning to take hold and would later be named the "Vietnam Syndrome", a phenomenon which, at its extremes, was manifested in a revulsion to all things military? Even those who were proud of the returning servicemen and women were hardly effusive in their praise and greeted them with only muted enthusiasm.Most of these young veterans of an undeclared war had been shaped and molded in their formative years by the patriotic fervor which seized America during World War II and continued for perhaps a decade and a half after V. J. day. But, American society had profoundly changed in the 1960s with a shift in emphasis away from national goals to more individual ones such as civil rights, sexual liberation, pacifism, academic freedom, consciousness raising and a reaction against the excesses of the "military industrial complex", ironically named by President Dwight D. Eisenhower.The cataclysmic cultural revolution of the 1960s collided violently with the more nationalistic goals of containing the spread of international communism and curbing the expansionist policies of the Soviet Union and Red China. Those who actually fought the Vietnam War became collateral victims of a wrenching cultural war, not of their own making; for the core values of these young men and women had, for the most part, not changed. Just as the World War II generation was imbued with traditional values of patriotism, loyalty

  • Basketball and Baseball Games: For the Driveway, Field or the Alleyway

    The book, Basketball and Baseball Games: for the driveway, field or alleyway, is an interactive book for all those who enjoy getting outside with friends, families or neighbors and enjoying a fun-filled game of basketball or baseball. Whether at your portable or garage hoop, down at the park, court or back in the alley. What makes the book unique is that it contains a variety of original and beloved games for fewer players of 1 to 10. It includes basketball trivia and space to create your own games! Basketball and Baseball Games is the perfect gift for any age young person or the young at heart.

  • Painting Miniatures

    This 1961 instructional booklet gives detailed instructions on how best to paint model trains. Topics include: Why Miniature Paint?, Changing Prototype Paint into Miniature Paint, Choosing Your Paint, Handling Colors, Surfaces, Application Methods, Stains or Washes, Weathering, and Hints and Suggestions.

  • The Analects of Confucius: (From the Chinese Classics)

    With a translation critical and exegetical notes prolegomena and copious indexes by James Legge

  • Heart and Mind: The Practice of Cardiac Psychology

    Since the seminal book Heart and Mind: The Practice of Cardiac Psychology was first published in 1996, the research linking psychosocial factors with heart disease has expanded enormously.

    This second edition distills this research, providing chapters by the world's foremost authorities on the major psychosocial risk factors linked with heart disease, including depression, social isolation, and anger, as well as several emerging factors, such as "Type D" (distressed) personality, anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder, and vital exhaustion. Clinical interventions involving stress reduction, exercise, and Transcendental Meditation are also explored.

  • The Book of Business Etiquette

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  • La abuela: sainete lfrico-trßgico-realista en un acto y en ve

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  • Too Young to Be Old: Love, Learn, Work, and Play As You Age

    As the Baby Boomer generation reaches retirement age, an unprecedented number of Americans will soon be 55 or older. More so than ever before, the question is on our minds: How do I age well? In this accessible and upbeat guide, Schlossberg builds on the concepts she pioneered in her smash hits Retire Smart, Retire Happy and Revitalizing Retirement with an engaging take on positive aging. Looking at the basic issues of aging - health, finances, and relationships - readers will learn to think about and develop a deliberate plan to age happily.

    Using her own inspirational life as a backdrop, and applying her considerable experience as a psychologist, Schlossberg looks at aging through the lens of Positive Psychology. By taking a broad and comprehensive view on aging issues combined with an approachable discussion on psychological theories, this title will help teach readers the principles of aging well, including:
    - Resolving your love-hate relationship with aging;
    - Addressing and dealing with ageism;
    - Embracing change;
    - Diversifying your coping skills;
    - Creating your retirement fantasy;
    - Coping with health challenges;
    - Understanding your family transitions;
    - Handling intimacy and romance

  • Raising Tiffany - Portrait of a Special Girl

    This is a story of anguish and fear, enduring hope, determination and admiration, inspired by a girl who often stopped short of slipping over the edge. One who blossomed and developed many passions - for music, opera, stimulating friendships and for cake! Tiffany's parents commemorated her love for life by donating her body to science. Parents in a similar situation will be encouraged by the way Deborah continued to challenge medical authority. Too many doctors do not realize that a mother needs to know the facts, and often feel she wouldn't understand anyway. RAISING TIFFANY portrays the gifts of a very special girl. It is a message of love, joy and admiration. Beyond a memoir, it celebrates life. It sings!"RAISING TIFFANY is a powerful, heart-warming account from a mother who has been through the biggest test of all - the death of her daughter. It's an account which will restore your faith in human nature and help everyone to work their way through life, whatever the challenges. Raising Tiffany will also inspire parents with special needs children."CHAR(13) + CHAR(10)-Sophie King, author of Mums@Home, and The School Run"As a mother of a chronically ill child I found this book extremely encouraging. Deborah's courage to question doctors will inspire others to do likewise. RAISING TIFFANY is a well-written and hauntingly moving account of a young life."CHAR(13) + CHAR(10)-Michelle McCarthy, Charity Fund Raiser, UK

  • A Se Tordre: Histoires chatnoiresques

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  • Diggers

    Its always fun to dig in the dirt, and one amazing machine takes that fun to a new level for beginning readers to discover. This book teaches readers all about diggers, how they work, and how they help make life easier for people. Facts about the parts of diggers and the jobs they do are presented through accessible text and colorful photographs, so even the youngest of readers can learn about these powerful digging machines.

  • She Loves Me!

    Karen wrote this book to show how important both sides of adoption are. Adoptive parents do not exist with out a birth mother (parents). This book was written for Karen's daughter, Kayleena, to let her know how very much she was wanted and loved before anyone ever knew that she existed! Written for children and adults, this book takes us on the journey of the adoptive parents search for a baby. The book depicts the wondrous love that birth mothers have for the precious children that they so lovingly entrust to another family to raise. The love of a birth parent is unending and forever. In this story the birth mother shows courage, love, and commitment to her new birth baby through her decision to give her to a new family. Karen's hope is that this book will assist other children who have been adopted to understand how much they are loved by both birth and adoptive parents. All photographs were captured by the author.

  • Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town

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  • Dictionary of the Occult

    An A-to-Z of mysticism, black magic, and the occult! Entries range from AARON'S ROD (a magic wand, adorned with an entwined serpent. When cast by Aaron before Pharaoh, it became a serpent. It is the symbox of the magician's efficacy.) to ZOMBIE (a human being whose soul has been extracted by a magician. The body is dug up after burial and given a semblance of life...). Included are stops at everything from CATS to FETISHISM to SPUDOMANCY (which, though the title may lead the unwary reader to suspect divination through potatoes, actually concerns sacrificial fires!) A fascinating tome for any occult library.

  • Living Normal in a Handicapped World

    The book is easy-to-read, funny and a inspiration to handicap people everywhere who have tolerated insensitive people who are critical of things they refuse to understand. I hope that by reading this book, companies will look more at the potential of a person rather than their disability.

  • Special Treasure

    While working as a Nursery assistant a child sadly lost his father in a tragic car accident on Christmas eve. The child was only two years old, after searching the shops we could not find a book that came down to the level of understanding of a two year old to help him grieve and cope with such a loss. After discussing this in the staff room we thought we should write our own book. I was given the challenge, so after a few ideas put down between us I proceeded to create Special Treasure. As the story is read Special Treasure helps a child talk about their loss, in their own way. The attached work book enables them to keep their own Special Treasure. The story was inspired by my own pets Cheeko an Amazon parrot, and Star my Border collie, and their playful antics.

  • Meteor Rate and Radiant Studies

    This 1957 Stamford Electronics Laboratory research report on "theoretical and experimental radio studies of meteor ionization trails, with application to radio propagation by meteor reflections" was sponsored by the Air Force Cambridge Research Center, Air Research and Development Command.

  • Dark Sunrise III Vietnam: The Jungles

    Dark Sunrise Vietnam removes readers from the easy chair and places them with two Marine Corps Divisions in Vietnam. The South Vietnamese cannot defeat the Viet Cong or North Vietnamese in combat. Before long the Marine Corps 3rd Division is sent north to the DMZ. The 1st Marine Division South to Da Nang and the Mekong Delta. The Marines have a bond between them forged in steel and tempered in blood. Search and Destroy missions, Combat sweeps and Patrols are conducted. A continuous problem is surrounding the enemy in combat and suddenly intense silence. Combat sweep of the area reveals no enemy dead, where did they go? The enemy is almost always invisible unless willing to be seen. The Ho Chi Minh trail is found with elephants carrying heavy guns or ammunition. Also thousands of old men and women moving supplies on their backs or bicycles. When the tunnels of Chu Chi are discovered, they weave through a trail of deception, Bear traps, Punji traps, snares, trip wires, tiger pits, bombs, lures, shadows and ambush. Help from the Mongtagnard Tribesmen is requested. How does this all end?

  • Caesar and Cleopatra

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  • The Humorous Poetry of the English Language from Chaucer to Saxe

    James Parton (1822-1891) was born in England but grew up in America where he was the most popular biographer of his day. He collected "really excellent humorous poetry, of the kinds universally interesting, untainted by obscenity, not marred by coarseness of language, nor obscured by remote allusion" available in 1856.

  • The Secret of Healing and Other Miracles of the Mind

    Dr. Julia Seton, M.D. explores the secrets of healing through the power of the human mind. Included are such topics as "The Secret of Healing," "Transcendentalism," "The Outside and the Inside of Life," "Cosmic Therapeutics," and "Absent Treatments."

    Dr. Seton writes: "If we want to heal ourselves we stand with our whole life open to the positive creative Cosmic currents and let them beat through us and around us; we will then and there to pass our whole being into union with every creative universal force, and to feel the power of its energy sweeping through us; we hold our life to this higher understanding until the great flood tide of the universe comes sweeping along our veins and through our being, washing away in its resistless force all the lesser moorings which hold us to the thoughts of disease or decay; we have then the life more abundantly than is promised and we feel that we have entered into that place that is prepared for the people of God; we are healed to stay healed for the very life blood of the universe is in our veins."

  • Moment of Truth

    This book is about the pros and cons of daily life of the people, in peace or war, and their drive to a better future, securing for themselves a more perfect Union under God in their quest and journey to their greatest moment of truth, the meeting with the Creator.This book deals with the reasons and symptoms of the war in Iraq and the power struggle. It addresses the core of the problem of the special interest group and the wheeling of politics.

  • Zoroastrianism in the Light of Theosophy

    A collection of selected articles from Theosphical literature covering such diverse topics as: Zoroastrianism in the Light of Occult Philosophy, Zoroastrianism and Theosophy, Philosophy and Ethics of Zoroasters, The Ethical System of Zoroaster, Transmigration in the Avesta, and much more.

  • Erec et Enide

    Translation by W.W. Comfort

  • You and the Broken American Healthcare System

    You and the Broken American Healthcare System illustrates how one man's medical story reveals America's medical shame! It describes how the American healthcare system violates every American in some way, providing insight into the problems and solutions. The book is written in four parts, including:Part 1: An Upstream Family in a Downstream Society describes Jay's personal struggle for life in the hands of a medical system dedicated to expediting his demise.Part 2: It's All About the Money Honey discusses the money, politics and power in American medicine today. Corruption in Managed care, incetuous relationships among Big Medicine, Big Pharma, Big Insurance, and Big Government are all explored, including gain-sharing, FDA conflict of interests, and Big Pharma's deceptive ploys.Part 3: The Third Reich in America explores America's slide into pretend science and the potential dangers when elitist power makes America's medical judgements. This part examines three pseudoscience American studies designed to watch death rather than fight for life, including the men at Tuskegee, babies with spina bifida in Oklahoma, and foster children in seven states. Part 4: Wake Up and Die Right calls Americans into action. This part gives specific warnings about the potential consequences of America's unrestrained corrupt medical system and outlines steps to recovery.

  • Helping Skills: Facilitating Exploration, Insight, and Action

    This fourth edition of Clara E. Hill's popular textbook updates her comprehensive exploration of basic helping skills for undergraduate and first-year graduate students. Hill's three-stage model of helping clients involves exploration, insight, and action. Each stage is described in depth, including the theoretical foundations, goals, and helper skills involved. General principles for ethical practice are also discussed, along with important cultural issues. New material in this edition includes chapters on self-awareness and cultural awareness, a glossary, additional methods for challenging clients, and summaries of empirical studies. A companion website offers additional resources for students and instructors.

  • First Step Diet: Guidance to Avoid or Control Heart Disease

    As the name implies, this book is your FIRST STEP to a new way you look at food and the role you play in staying healthy or getting healthy. There are easy to prepare meals for yourself or a family. Recipes that when prepared taste good and you would be proud to share with friends. A lot of information on preventing heart disease and coping with heart disease should you happen to be stricken with it. We hope you take away from this book an upbeat view on your situation, as well as life in general. It was written by a person who has had many years of dealing with heart disease. He spent many years learning and developing a healthy way to eat better so that you would enjoy your meals rather than eating the plain, bland food recipes that you may have found in other diet books. The recipes follow a low fat content formula with the emphasis on fresh vegetables and grains and lean meats. There are also plenty of fish recipes and dessert dishes as well. All are prepared in a style that qualifies it as "heart smart". You will learn to be the master of what goes in your mouth. Not eating wasted calories but rather building blocks of life. In conclusion, this book affords you the opportunity to become fit and stay that way. There is also an email address directly to the author should you have any questions on the book.

  • Panama-echoes from a Revolution

    Panama - Echoes From A Revolution is based on the real life experience of Thomas James Bleming. In 1979 he was part of a privately funded group of American citizens who invaded the Republic of Panama with the intention on overthrowing the military dictatorship of Brig. General Omar Torrijos. He joins a Panamanian guerrilla movement along with other American citizens and they commence to lay out a plan to overthrow Torrijos and while in the process they plan to assassinate his military intelligence chief Manuel Noriega.

  • Celebrate.....Italian Style

    The kitchen has always occupied an important position in Italian culture. It is not only the place where cooking is done, but it's usually the center of most household activity; a place to gather and socialize, a place to bond and reminisce, and of course a place where many great chefs are born. Celebrate....Italian Style, is a collection of recipes and stories about Italian life. With amusing selections, such as "An Italian Wedding", "Neighborhood Watchdogs", "Gramma's Other Half" and "An Italian Christmas and the Tale of the Fishes", this cookbook brings us back to simpler times of tradition and heritage and how friends and family unite through food.This "Coffee Table" cookbook includes 100+ traditional recipes, using readily available ingredients for dishes that are not only easy to create, but even more enjoyable to indulge in. This unique cookbook is divided into 10 different chapters, discussing the celebrations that make up our lives. Through chapters like "Sunday Dinner", "An Italian Christmas", "Old Country Cooking" and "A Feast with your Paisani", this cookbook offers up some excellent recipe selections, while sharing stories from the author's rich heritage.Included in the book are favorites which include: Antipasti Squares, Sunday Gravy, Lasagna, Chicken Saltimboca, Italian Meatloaf, Zuppa di Pesce, Sole Florentine, Braised Artichokes, Zucchini Parmesan, Cannolis, Ricotta Pie and many more....It is these celebrations that unite us, and it is the food at these occasions that tie us together, creating memories that can last a lifetime.

  • Chicken or Egg: Who Comes First?

    Chicken and Egg are best friends who love playing together but don't like losing. In the end, Chicken and Egg learn to appreciate having fun -- no matter who wins!

    With minimal words and vibrant illustrations, Chicken or Egg is a sweet and simple introduction to the concepts of good sportsmanship and losing gracefully.

    Also included is a Note to Parents, Caregivers, Teachers, and Coaches with strategies to encourage children to focus on fun, not who comes first.

    From the Note to Parents, Caregivers, Teachers, and Coaches:

    We all feel some degree of competitiveness. It's part of being human (or a chicken...or an egg!). And while competing for food may not be as critical now as it was before the advent of grocery stores, modern-day sporting events are big business--proof positive that our competitive spirit is thriving. Children feel competitive, too, although natural variations mean some children feel more competitive than others. That competitiveness may also appear with some playmates more than others, and siblings usually top the list!

    Competitiveness itself is not a bad thing, but extreme negative reactions to loss can be disruptive and upsetting when everyone is trying to have fun. Children in particular may find losing tough. Part of the reason involves their brains, which continue to grow and develop until early adulthood. Until their brains are fully mature, children don't think about and process things the way we do as adults. For one thing, they often engage in "all-or-none" thinking, which is more concrete or black and white than adult thought. So there are winners or losers, there is first or last, and there is good or bad with little understanding of any middle ground or more abstract concepts like luck. Children sometimes struggle to understand other people's viewpoints, too, so they may not appreciate how a victor might feel about a tantrum displayed by an opponent. Children may also lack the vocabulary to fully express frustration, so disappointment may surface as anger or tears instead.

    Learning to lose gracefully takes some time. But with support and practice, children can and do get better at it! Here are some strategies to help you get started.

  • Auricular Medicine and Auricular Therapy: A Practical Approach

    The newest text by highly acclaimed Anesthesiology/Pain Management/Medical Acupuncture specialist Dr. Bryan L. Frank, this presents the most comprehensive text on Auricular Medicine in over 20 years. Prefaced by Dr. Raphael Nogier, son of the founder of Auricular Medicine, this text will lead physicians and therapists to a very systematic and logical approach through Auricular Therapy and on to Auricular Medicine. Far more advanced in its potential for both diagnosis and treatment than Auricular Therapy, Auricular Medicine may be integrated into a holistic medical model to enhance understanding of pain and pathology from a biomedical or other conventional and alternative medicine paradigm.

  • Memoirs of the Courts of Europe

    Marguerite De Valois (1553-1615) was Queen of France and wife of Henri IV. Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour, also known as Madame De Pompadour (1721-1764) was a member of the court of Louis XV and his chief mistress. Caterina Maria Romula di Lorenzo de' Medici (1519-1589) was Queen of France and wife of Henri II.

  • Off Duty

    Off Duty is a series of informal photographs of some of the most distinguished men and women in their fields, as well as some new faces, looking not at their work but at their hobbies and pastimes. This Volume focuses on people from the Asian community living in the United Kingdom.

  • Why Do Men Have Nipples?

    Why Do Men Have Nipples? has been written to uncover the truth about human creation and thought processes. The book provides interesting facts and asks thought provoking questions which in many cases makes the reader discard the programming in their computer brain and take a new look at life and re-program the brain. The book contains some points that will make the reader laugh and ask the question why do humans behave the way we do and think the way we think? The book uncovers the human being as an electronic device capable of mental and physical actions associated with human made electronic devices. Enjoy the read. Love thy neighbour Michael

  • Overton Trails

    Come take a journey to Overton Trails. A place where the Spirit of God can be felt, heard, seen and encountered. Hear Richie the Rooster proclaim the Word of God everytime he crows. Soar with Betty the Bluebird and her feathery friends Rosemary the Robin and Charleen the Cardinal as they spread the seeds of God upon our land. Explore the skies as Sir Ennio leads his regiment Ephesians 6:11 as they conquer the seven deadly sins of wrath, sloth, vanity, greed, gluttony, jealousy and lust. Sit at the waterhole where Sir Richard fishes, using nothing but the Word of God to fill his nets. Listen to him preach to those at the wayside. Swim downstream with Sally the Swan as she leads the little flappers in song. Come to the wayside to be filled up with the Word of God from our two wise ole owls, Pastor Phil and Pastor Titus. See with the eyes of Christ as Pat the Peacock reminds us of how we are to be Christlike to everyone in our forest and beyond. Soar down the waterhole with Tony the Turtle as his regiment defend the waters below the waterhole and fly with them as they embark on a courageous, but bold undertaking of danger. Through out Overton Trails we are reminded of the steadfast love of God as we encounter Love, Joy, Peace, Faith, and Hope. Overton Trails, the first of a series of books, will capture the heart of the reader.

  • Bob Son of Battle

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  • Men are Loving, Caring Parents too

    This book is simply about A fathers bonding between him and his child/children while he/she/they are still in the womb. It's an emotional moment in the man's life that touches him spiritually, mentally, psychologically, and emotionally. Fatherhood is something that is here to stay as it crosses international waters and borders. A book that will be appreciated by fathers, mothers, and children. A book that educate, inspire, and filled with continuing love to our children as fathers. For the father who is on point with his fatherhood,this book will have your heart in smiles. For the father who haven't fully embraced his child/children spiritually, emotionally, psychologically, mentally, and intimately, it will make him feel more at ease and willing, wanting, and craving to do so much more. A book that will have you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. Once you get started, it will be hard to put it down. It will bring out so much in one's mind about the many topics involved within itself (the book). It will be a book that's a good gift to anyone all year long, for any day or holiday. It's a book for future generations to read. For future fathers it will give some thought, council, and substance before you think about becoming a father. All you have to do now is get your favorite chair, a cup of coffee, tea, etc. read and focus on the contents of the book. Every man, woman, and child should & need to read "Men are loving, caring Parents, too. Nelson L. Moody, SR.A man, who fathered children, who earned the title "Daddy"

  • Ghosts I Have Seen and Other Psychic Experiences

    This classic casebook chronicles the author's personal experience with psychic phenomena from when she was six years old and into her later years. [Facsimile reprint of the 1920 edition.]

  • Crisis of Morality and Reaction to the Holocaust

    This book exposes the causes of the greatest tragedy that ever befell the Jewish people. The Holocaust is a challenge not only for the immediate heirs of those directly involved in it, the Germans and the Jews. It forces us to redefine the fundamentals of Christian and Jewish morality. Christianity must return to the teachings of Jesus.

  • Goodbye, Brecken: A Story About the Death of a Pet

    Losing a pet is often a child's first experience with loss, and can be a significant and painful experience. Goodbye, Brecken is a story that addresses a girl's feelings of loss, sadness, and grief after the death of her dog. Includes a "Note to Parents" written by Allan Peterkin, MD.

  • New Kid, New Scene: A Guide to Moving and Switching Schools

    ForeWord Book of the Year Finalist

    Calling all new kids! Are you ready for your starring role? Or do you have stage fright? Maybe you feel like an extra in a movie featuring some other kids and their fabulous lives?

    New Kid, New Scene was written just for you! You'll learn ways to get adjusted and ease into your new school and surroundings.

    In this book, you'll learn:

    • How to meet new friends
    • How to keep old friendships
    • How to survive the first day in a new school
    • How to fit in without barging in
    • How to put your best foot forward in a new place
    • How to enjoy your own company while waiting for your social life to happen
    • ...and lots more!

    Every chapter is packed with stories from other kids like you, useful advice for when you are worried or upset, and quizzes to help you learn more about who you are. With a little help, you can be comfortable as the star in your new scene and not just an extra!

  • The Devil's Dictionary [Facsimile Edition]

    "The Devil's Dictionary," by Ambrose Bierce, is a satirical book first published in 1911. It offers reinterpretations of terms in the English language which lampoon cant and political double-talk. "The Devil's Dictionary" has inspired many imitations. Recent examples include "The Computer Contradictionary" and "The Devil's Dictionary X."

  • Bighorn Sheep/ Carnero De Canada

    Crash! What is that sound echoing across the mountains? Two male bighorn sheep smash their enormous horns together as they battle among the jagged mountain peaks. In Bighorn Sheep/Carneros de Canad, learn how these fast animals survive in their rugged, rocky home. This special English-Spanish bilingual edition enables children to work on their second-language skills as they develop strengths in their primary language.

  • All My Stripes: A Story for Children With Autism

    Gold Medal, Mom's Choice Awards

    "It teaches us to embrace not only who we are, but also to embrace the people around us who are brilliantly different thanks to their own amazing, colorful stripes."--Stan Lee, Chairman emeritus of Marvel Comics

    Nobody gets me, Mama!

    Zane the zebra feels different from the rest of his classmates. He worries that all they notice about him is his "autism stripe." With the help of his Mama, Zane comes to appreciate all his stripes -- the unique strengths that make him who he is!

    Includes a Reading Guide with additional background information about autism spectrum disorders and a Note to Parents and Caregivers with tips for finding support.

    Foreword by Alison Singer, President, Autism Science Foundation.

  • Girlfriends & God: A Women's Fellowship Guide

    Girlfriends & God is a must-have for your next fellowship. It includes all you need to make your next gathering meaningful and memorable. Learn to party with a purpose. This guide will save you hours of planning time and allow you to spend more time with your Girlfriends & God.. A year's worth of fellowships that range from the spiritual to the practical. Devotional themes that apply to women from all walks of life, including the saved and the seeker. Discussion questions and reflection pages. Party plans for each fellowship including menu, decor, activity and outreach ideas. Planning & shopping checklists

  • Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of Comic

    What does laughter mean? What common ground can we find between the grimace of a merry-andrew, a play upon words, an equivocal situation in a burlesque and a scene of high comedy? What method of distillation will yield us invariably the same essence from which so many different products borrow either their obtrusive odour or their delicate perfume? The greatest of thinkers, from Aristotle downwards, have tackled this little problem, which has a knack of baffling every effort, of slipping away and escaping only to bob up again, a pert challenge flung at philosophic speculation. Our excuse for attacking the problem in our turn must lie in the fact that we shall not aim at imprisoning the comic spirit within a definition. We regard it, above all, as a living thing. However trivial it may be, we shall treat it with the respect due to life. We shall confine ourselves to watching it grow and expand.

  • Nuclear Proliferation

    In the age of global terrorism, the possibility of nuclear weapons falling into the wrong hands poses a major threat to security. This book traces the history and development of nuclear weapons and the superpower arms race of the Cold War. It analyzes the dangers of nuclear proliferation as increasing numbers of countries aspire to become nuclear powers.

  • Sewing the Rainbow: A Story About Gilbert Baker and the Rainbow Flag

    5th-6th grade Finalist in 2019 Children's Choice Book Awards

    2019 ALA GLBT Round Table Rainbow Book List

    National Parenting Product Award Winner (NAPPA)

    Gilbert loved visiting his grandmother's clothing store. He'd sit next to her while she sewed and draw beautiful gowns and costumes. Gilbert dreamed of someday bringing these drawings to life. But one day, his father took away his art supplies and tore up his drawings. Surrounded by building blocks and Erector sets, sports gear and slingshots, Gilbert's colorful, sparkly, glittery personality started to fade, and he, too, became gray and dull and flat, just like the Kansas landscape. "When I grow up," he dreamed, "I'll go somewhere that's filled with color."

    Gilbert Baker always knew he wanted a life full of color and sparkle. In his small, gray, flat Kansas hometown, he helped his grandma sew and created his own art whenever he could. It wasn't easy; life tried over and over again to make Gilbert conform. But his sparkle always shone through. He dreamed of someday going somewhere as vibrant and colorful as he was.

    Set against the backdrop of San Francisco during the gay rights movement of the 1970s, Gilbert's story unfolds just like the flag he created: in a riot of color, joy, and pride. Today the flag is everywhere, even in the small town where Gilbert grew up!

    Includes a Reader Note that provides more in-depth discussion of the beginnings of the gay rights movement and a more detailed look into Gilbert Baker's place in our shared history.

  • Are You Guys Brothers?

    Same-sex intimacy, particularly between males, can be a challenge to maintain for gay and bisexual men, and extremely threatening to heterosexual men. Are You Guys Brothers? A question asked of male couples throughout the world, is a very personal and candid look at the topic through the lens of an immensely happy and successful 32-year relationship. Brian McNaught and Ray Struble, both Irish Catholic, Midwestern children of seven, met in Boston in their twenties as one was beginning a career as a "gay activist" and the other was entering the world of commercial banking. Their love became the envy of their families and friends, marked by open communication, good humor, patience, and spirituality. They would need all four to navigate the mine-filled waters of childhood sexual abuse, alcoholism, intense religious and political opposition, dramatically-disparate incomes, a sexually-open relationship, aging, erectile dysfunction, and an often unsupportive and frequently dysfunctional gay community. Today, they are officially married, and the "gay activist" is now educating his spouse's former Wall Street colleagues on gay issues in offices around the world. This book is funny, deeply moving, and highly instructive, of particular interest to gay men and women who seek guidance in building and maintaining their relationships, and to heterosexual men and women worldwide who want to better understand not only gay people but also how to get past the roadblocks to intimacy in their own relationships.

  • Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children

    A New York Times Bestseller!

    Bronze medal winner of the Living Now Book Awards for Parenting!

    In just a few years, today's children and teens will forge careers that look nothing like those that were available to their parents or grandparents. While the U.S. economy becomes ever more information-driven, our system of education seems stuck on the idea that "content is king," neglecting other skills that 21st century citizens sorely need.

    Becoming Brilliant offers solutions that parents can implement right now. Backed by the latest scientific evidence and illustrated with examples of what's being done right in schools today, this book introduces the 6Cs--collaboration, communication, content, critical thinking, creative innovation, and confidence--along with ways parents can nurture their children's development in each area.

  • If Grandma's in Heaven, Watch Out!: The 1930's Bonrud Gang

    This is a true Minnesota crime story set in the 1930's. Its about a very prolific gang that performed over 63car jackings, kidnappings and armed holdups. It was a seven member gang. It had 4 men and 3 women.Two of the men had served time in the St Cloud Prison for larceny and armed robbery. They were theseed that started the gang by enlisting family members.

    They were eventually caught after going throughseveral salvoes of gun fire. They were arrested and held in the Chippewa County jail. Here they had to sober up from a long drinking binge and face the fact that they were now in the hands of the law, but any slip up could land them in the face of a hanging party. The Chippewa County Sheriff was worried that the gangs friends and relatives might try a rescue attempt while in Montevidio and the Chief of Police in Benson was afraid of a lynch mob when the gang was transported to Benson for trial.

    This book begins with the author's explanation of gang activity and growth over the decades and explains how the prohibition and depression affected the WW1 Doughboys after the end of the war.

    It tells of the gangs' real cheerleader and antagonist and how she ruined the lives of her daughter and nearly ruined the lives of her grandchildren.

    My grandparents were members of the Bonrud Gang, and my grandma was their cheerleader. This is their story.

  • Will You Give Him Your Heart?: 31 days of eye-opening life lessons

    Will You Give Him Your Heart? Teen devotional.I remember the day Susie Graham punched me in the eye. I didn't even see it coming. It was swollen for a week and crazy enough, God taught me something from the whole experience. What exactly did I learn? I'm going to share it with you in this book, along with 30 other eye-openers that are going to help you become the young person God wants you to be.Get Godly wisdom about issues like: choosing friends, rejection and loneliness, forgiveness, temptation and the opposite sex, parents, making mistakes, and God's purpose for your life. Will you devote a few minutes of your day for the next 31 days and meet with God? I guarantee that if you do, your life is slowly going to begin to transform. God has given you His heart; will you give Him yours?

  • Fearless Feline

    This is the continuing story of Lucky Lucy. She has gotten a home and she loves Brenda and will do anything to keep her safe. There are hidden creatures that can cause harm in the garden. Lucy spots such a danger and is willing to fight to the death to protect the human she loves. Read this true story with real photos of this fearless feline.

  • A Guide to the Study of Occupations

    "A selected critical bibliography of the common occupations with specific references for their study" from 1925.

  • Alcalde/ Mayor

    - Native language instruction in a core curriculum area
    - Helps English language learners develop transferable reading skills

  • Affirmative Counseling and Psychological Practice With Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients

    Fewer than 30% of psychologists report familiarity with transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) clients' needs, which indicates a large gap in knowledge, skill, and competence in this area of practice. This timely volume provides mental health practitioners with theory-driven strategies for affirmative practice with TGNC clients of different ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and religious backgrounds. Affirmative care entails a collaborative, client-guided partnership in which clinicians advocate for the client's needs. Chapters cover an array of complex issues, including ethical and legal concerns, working with trauma survivors, and interdisciplinary care.

  • Stem Cells Cancer & Me

    Read the Review! We all travel the road of life and on occasion encounter road defects and detours. Some of us will reach a detour and conceive what we think to be a dead end, only to find one of life's crossroads and a choice that must be made. Come along, travel with me on the five year journey and the choice that saved my life.

  • Ralph, the Young Eagle Prince in the Last Eagle to Fly

    "What a phenominal book to teach our children and grandchildren the laws of life. The story of Ralph is inspiring and we should all want to have our families read this series of books in our homes.We believe that these books will be read to children around the world for years to come. This is an absolute home run!" Reid and Yvonne Nelson "As parents to 11 children, we have read many books to young people. One of the joys of a parent is being able to read a book to a child. The "Ralph" series may just be the next book that America falls in love with. J.R. Nelson might be the next Dr. Seuse." Dave and Valerie Johnson "Business owners" "Kids love the idea of flying. They have this inner universe, exploring all possibilities in their mind. To them flying is as much reality as is swimming, just that you do that in the air." Lydia Proschinger, Success Coach www.myspace.com/JaneInSerendipity "It is about time that a childrens book with subject matter as important as this is presented to children and their parents. It is an easy read that also teaches children some very profound vocabulary words and their deep meanings. A highly recommended book for young developing minds." Gerry Robert.com

  • Priscilla Pack Rat: Making Room for Friendship

    Winner, Independent Press Awards, Children's Fiction

    Priscilla looked over her loot with pride. As she did, her heart sank. "I can't give away any of these things," she moaned.
    After much consideration she chose the thing she liked the least. She wrapped it up to give to Flea.

    Priscilla has a knack for finding the best and prettiest things. But when tasked with choosing a birthday gift for her friends, she finds it hard to part with her collection.

    When Priscilla's attachment to her "finds" prevents her from attending her friend's birthday party, she comes to realize that happiness is about more than just accumulating things. In the end, Priscilla chooses to value her friendships and relationships with others over her belongings.

    Includes a Note to Parents and Other Caregivers by Elizabeth McCallum, PhD, with more information about cutting down on the clutter in your child's room, and the difference between normal childhood collecting and potentially problematic hoarding behaviors.

  • Lucha Lizards: Chameleon Cage Match

    Young Camaleon dreams of becoming a reptile wresting champion. However, to reach his goal, this little lizard must rise through the ranks of the LWA (the Lizard Wrestling Association). He'll face some of the fiercest and freakiest lizards around including the Flying Dragon, the Blue Tongued Skink, and KOMODO, and, in the end, find his true identity (not an easy task for a Chameleon).

  • The Destruction of Da Derga's Hostel

    Whitley Stokes's translation of "The Destruction of Da Derga's Hostel." [Reprinted in facsimile from the 1910 edition.]

  • La Traviata: Libretto, Italian and English Text and Music of the Principal Airs

    Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (1813-1901) was an Italian Romantic opera composer, best known for Rigoletto, Aida, and La Traviata -- which follows the life, lioves and death of a courtesan, Violetta, from tuberculosis. Francesco Maria Piave (1810-1876) was an Italian opera librettist who worked with many of the significant composers of his day, writing 10 libretti for Verdi.

  • Let's Explore the Southwest

    The culture of the American Southwest blends Native American, Spanish, and Mexican traditions with a dash of US spice -- and not just in the food! Readers will take a road trip across this unique US region through colorful photographs and cool destination recommendations. Includes an introduction to the major geographic features and the region's big, bustling cities.

  • The History of Motion Graphics

    Expand your knowledge of the aesthetics, forms and meaning of motion graphics as well as the long-running connections between the American avant-garde film, video art and TV commercials. In 1960 avant-garde animator and inventor John Whitney started a company called "Motion Graphics, Inc." to make animated titles and logos. His new company crystalized a relationship between avant-garde film and commercial broadcast design/film titles. Careful discussion of historical works puts them in context, allowing their reappearance in contemporary motion graphics clear. This book includes a thorough examination of the history of title design from the earliest films through the present, including Walter Anthony, Saul Bass, Maurice Binder, Pablo Ferro, Wayne Fitzgerald, Nina Saxon, and Kyle Cooper. This book also covers early abstract film (the Futurists Bruno Corra and Arnaldo Ginna, Leopold Survage, Walther Ruttmann, Viking Eggeling, Hans Richter, Oskar Fischinger, Mary Ellen Bute, Len Lye and Norman McLaren) and puts the work of visual music pioneers Mary Hallock-Greenewalt and Thomas Wilfred in context. The History of Motion Graphics is the essential textbook and general reference for understanding how and where the field of motion graphic design came from and where it's going.

  • Chesuncook

    A compelling and powerful true story of two brave men whose lives became intertwined in 1992. From the bloody jungles of Viet Nam, to the shores of Passamaquoddy Bay, to the chambers of the United States Supreme Court and to the inner rooms of Massachusetts General Hospital's psychiatric unit - read all about it. One, a former combat marine and FBI street agent and the other, the Chief of Police of the Pleasant Point Indian Reservation combined forces with the RCMP to defeat a major smuggling ring controlled by War Chief Francis Boots of the infamous Mohawk Warrior Society. Insight is given into a problem suffered by the street agent associated with alcohol dependence, PTSD, his fall into perdition, his glimpse of heaven and a return to his faith in God.

  • An Authenticated History of the Famous Bell Witch

    Originally published in 1894, "An Authenticated History of the Famous Bell Witch" is an account of supernatural happenings attributed to the "Bell Witch." Includes letters, anecdotes, first-person remembrances, and much more about this regional phenomenon.

  • Narrative Therapy

    Stephen Madigan introduces the theory and practice of the post-structural approach first developed by David Epston and Michael White. This therapeutic theory is founded on the idea that people have many interacting narratives that go into making up their sense of who they are, and that the issues they bring to therapy are not restricted to (or sited within) the clients themselves, but rather are influenced and shaped by cultural discourses about identity and power.

  • The Cry of People in Darkness part 2

    This collection of poetry is a work inspired by God. Touching on character traits found in all people, it brings much needed attention to experiences of people from all walks of life. The selections of verse are presented in a clear, easy to understand manner that speaks to readers regardless of age, social, economic status or ethnicity. This book holds the key to enlighten, inspire, encourage and bring much needed change to those who read it. www.authorhouse.com

  • The Embrace of the Father

    Are You Ready To Be Embraced? Hands are extended, what will you do, will you reach for the grasp? Do you long to be touched? Mankind longs to be touched! His existence began with hands that so gently sculpted his very being. Those hands molded mankind into the image of He who created all things. Unwittingly, mankind wanders off from the Father's embrace into the darkness, becoming lost, alone and aching for the safety and comfort he once knew. Have you ever felt the desire of arms to embrace you and bring comfort to your soul? Just as the literal birth canal is dark and disorienting so too are some of life's challenges. Know that in the darkest hour, when life as one knows it suddenly shifts, the Father's arms are there, like a doctor at an impending birth, ready to catch and comfort each of us upon our emergence whether it is from dark nights, one or many dark encounters or a dark past. Guided by the Creator, Momma Braxton and Martha Mae develop from a divine conception and spiritual gestation in the womb to a thriving infancy and adulthood in Christianity. Take a journey down the birth canal with the author, experience the complications, and witness as each contraction pushes both Momma Braxton and Martha Mae closer to the waiting hands of the Father's embrace.

  • Short Story Writing: A Practical Treatise on the Art of The Short Story

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • You Don't Have To Whisper...Love Loudly!

    You Don't Have to Whisper is my personal testimony. This is my journey. My son, Martin English, is gay. He has had the same partner since 1996. Not only is he gay he is HIV positive. As a parent it was most difficult for me to cope. I went from blaming others blaming myself. It was only by the grace of God that I learned that these were all tricks from the Satan himself, the master of deception. I can now live freely and move on with my life. I have escaped the bondage of negative thinking. I can move on with the aid of the Holy Spirit. I have learned to love my son regardless. The Lord says hate the sin not the sinner. While I do not condone his lifestyle; he is my son. I have learned to love him unabashedly. I pray as you read this book you will be encouraged, enlightened and redirected. Most importantly, I pray that through this book, my personal testimony, you will not only learn to love, but to do it at unspeakable volumes. Love and love loudly...You Don't Have to Whisper!

  • La Petite Homicide

    It's Fall in Manhattan a time when tourist and residents a like are enjoying the fashions, the crisp fall air and the Broadway nights. Everyone that is except for Detective Samantha Stephens and her partner Detective Steiner. They are on the hunt for a deviant serial killer who is preying on young petite women. With the collaborative efforts of FBI profiler Psychologist Dr. Franklin Houston they track down lead after lead as the bodies begin to pile up across the borough. The story begins with the discovery of yet another body. A young blonde woman lies dead, a victim of torture, strangulation, and sexual assault, just like the other victims. Sam realizes that this has all the makings of a serial killer- the victims all have the same stature, but differ in ethnicity. Thus begins the task of sifting through missing person's profiles to see if there are any more victims out there. The rest of the story takes the reader on a journey with Sam as she scours the borough of Manhattan in an effort to track down the killer and prevent any more victims. The combination of Sam's aggressiveness and Steiner's experience makes this tale an interesting cat-and-mouse chase. With the twists and turns in the plot along with deftly drawn characters, the reader is captivated at the outset.

  • The Bubble

    The US housing bubble had reached its pinnacle by mid 2004 and thousands of Americans were affected. ?A flood of unconventional loans were unleashed onto the market, a substantially large number of new homes were sold, and refinancing had become the new trend.? Oblivious to the market and everything else around him was Allen Antoyan; a young man who dreamt of one thing, to move to LA and become a successful filmmaker.? As he attempted to organize himself to move, he realizes his life is anything but organized.? After his family hit major financial turbulence, he put his dream on hold.? With the frustration and tension building at home and with his girlfriend Tracy, he is left with few options. ?He opts to take a job with a hot mortgage company.? With no intention of staying long, he doesn't realize his life is about to change.?? Allen is suddenly sucked into the lifestyle, the money, and the bubble.? His dream is buried under the piles of money that he is making, but that can only last a while.? Like any other deep-rooted passion, it continues to find its way back into his life.? Step back-stage into the world of aggressive mortgage brokers and their breeding grounds.? Experience first-hand their tactics, their commissions, their lifestyles, and how the Sub-Prime market generated so many homeowners to take out unsuitable loans including ARM's, Interest-Only's, and Option Arm's.? Elements which helped fuel the bubble and lead to our current crisis.? Relive the bubble and experience the crash through the eyes of a young man who's life changed dramatically in a near fateful way.? The bubble may serve a bigger purpose in his life than he thinks.? ??

  • Drawing Dinosaurs

    Young readers and artists can journey back in time to the Triassic Period as they learn how to draw their favorite prehistoric creatures in this helpful book. In just a few simple steps, readers discover how to create cartoon versions of their favorite dinosaursfrom the fierce Tyrannosaurus rex to the flying pteranodon. Fun facts are presented alongside colorful renderings of these popular dinosaurs, bringing the worlds of science and art together in one fantastic resource.

  • Birth

    Birth is a documentary-style play based on interviews playwright KarenBrody conducted with mothers across America. It tells the true birth stories of eightwomen painting a portrait of how low-risk, educated women are giving birth today. Since 2006 the play been performed around the world as part ofBOLD, an arts-based global movement inspiring communities to create childbirth choices that work for mothers.This edition of the book includes the entire play, playwright's reflections, and the impact the play has had on BOLD communities. It also includes a foreword by Christiane Northrup, MD, FACOG, a well-known authority on women's health and wellness.

  • Mallard Lakes

    Life sometimes throws us a curve ball and most of the time it happens just when we think that things are finally going our way. The world as Callie Hudson knew it came tumbling down after discovering that she had been deceived all her life by cold-hearted, wolves in sheep clothing individuals that had concealed lies and secrets about her life causing her to miss an entire chapter of it. This is what lead her down the road to anger, hate, and rage. But lets go back to the beginning, Callie was bubbling over with happiness about everything, her engagement to Gregg, their move to Mallard Lakes and of course she was always grateful for her wonderful parents whom she loved dearly. Mallard Lakes was a beautiful community right outside of New York City. It was known for its camp sites, and was considered one of the more popular vacationing spots to take your family. Callie's parents were a little upset when she told them about their moving there, but when they saw that she had already made up her mind they gave their blessings. Sure, they were going to miss each other because she was their only child and they spent a lot of time together. Madeline and Blake Hudson were her entire life until Gregg came along. The one thing that she was certain of, was that they loved her more than life itself and if she ever wanted to know the truth about anything she could always ask them, they would never ever lie to her. After all, family is all we have sometimes. Aren't they?

  • Displaying Your Findings: A Practical Guide for Creating Figures, Posters, and Presentations

    This new edition offers readers essential guidance on creating figures that effectively present their findings. Figure examples have been updated to reflect reporting standards and graphics presentation outlined in the sixth edition of the Publication Manual.

  • APA Handbook of Clinical Geropsychology

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    The APA Handbook of Clinical Geropsychology offers a well-balanced scientist-practitioner approach, with chapters that succinctly review empirical research across a broad range of areas and offer practical approaches for the application of theory to everyday practice with the aging population.

    The handbook reviews the history of clinical geropsychology and geropsychology practice, to help the reader better understand how the field has grown over the past 30 plus years and to assess the several directions in which it is headed.

    Chapter authors highlight strength-based approaches to human development and aging, review the status of evidence-based treatment, explore the interface of geriatric medicine and clinical psychotherapy, review several "normal aging" areas of research, and discuss such common psychological, neurological, and other medical issues common in aging as depression, late-life anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, alcohol abuse and substance misuse, suicidal behavior, mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's, and many more.

    The reader will not only gain knowledge about foundational competencies in the field of clinical geropsychology, but will also find a treasure of information related to assessment, intervention, and consultation in this continually evolving field.

  • Santa at the Manger

    Many Christian parents and grandparents find it difficult to harmonize the Santa beloved by children everywhere to the Christ of Christmas. In delightful, fanciful poetry and fun illustrations, "Santa at the Manger" shows how the historical Saint Nicholas was the origin of Santa, and why there are many "Santas" today. It's sure to become a favorite of children, as well as a helpful resource for those who explain Santa to them. See www.santaatthemanger.com

  • Danny and the Blue Cloud: Coping with Childhood Depression

    "I like this book! I learned all sorts of ways to be happy when I'm upset.'--Kids' BookBuzz, Brian, Age 5

    Danny was born under a blue cloud. He didn't know why, but sometimes the cloud made him cry. Some days he didn't want to get out of bed. Some days he was one big GROWL!

    With the help of Barnaby the rabbit, Danny learns to think more positive thoughts, feel better about himself, and dance his way into a better mood! He practices Barnaby's "Feel Good Rules" until his cloud turns lighter and brighter.

    Eventually, Danny learns that he has the power to turn even the biggest, bluest cloud into a beautiful rainbow!

    Includes a Note to Parents and Caregivers with more information about childhood depression and strategies to help children cope.

  • Zen to Done: The Ultimate Simple Productivity System

    Zen To Done is a simple system to help you get organized and productive--keeping your life saner and less stressed--with a set of simple habits. Zen To Done takes some of the best aspects of popular productivity systems (GTD, Stephen Covey, and others), then combines and simplifies them, giving you just what you need--and no more. Simply put, ZTD teaches you: (1) The key habits needed to be organized and productive. (2) How to implement these habits. (3) How to organize the habits into a simple system that will keep everything in your life in its place. (4) How to simplify what you need to do. (5) How to implement an even simpler version called Minimal ZTD. If you're tired of doing things the hard way and just want a simple, easy, yet effective way to accomplish your goals, Zen To Done is just what you need.

  • I Was A Waif And Child Servant . . .: No Regrets

    Joyce Ann Burke had a family like all others. She found herself at age seven suddenly without any family. Her parents separated in 1942 and divorced (rare for that era). Her mother had custody and left the children alone (abandoned). Joyce Ann was awarded to the court, and they in turn incorporated her into the Hendricks County, Indiana Welfare system. She was a welfare child, no parents, no love and no home. She was a textbook waif. She was placed in the country farm home of a sixty one year old widow lady who owned a 110 acre working dairy farm. You see the picture. She was tiny for seven with snow white blond hair and blue eyes. A total stranger she called Grandma would be her new mother, of sorts. Joyce Ann would be the little running legs for this sixty one year old guardian, and essentially a child servant. The white frame farm house was typical of a 1940's farm home without electricity, plumbing, and central heat. This household was totally self-supporting from the farm. Foods were grown there and preserved for winter. Animals were butchered, cows were milked, hogs were slopped and fields were tended. The days were not programmed for play. Totally unaware, she learned life's lessons, and, although sometimes reluctantly, developed a 'powerful' work ethic. Fourteen years with Grandma produced a young woman who became her own person. It was not easy and decisions she had to make many times were difficult and unfair for a child. Joyce Ann could not afford to make mistakes. Why? She had no one and no where to go. Mistakes were not possible and she knew it. Well, Grandma scared her to death and she walked the walk! Thank you Grandma because Joyce Ann became a woman you would be proud to know today. You will read a very happy ending of the story of Joyce Ann's life, and how she flourished, despite a lonely beginning. She researched her family genealogy with intensity, and found she really did have a family she ne

  • The Great Space Exploration Day Planner

    Your passion and your daily life can now be combined with this amazing organizer! On the right hand side of each page you keep track of your appointments and work. On the left side is a corresponding report telling you what occurred in space exploration history on that day! Is your birthday May 5th? Then be sure to read about Mercury-Redstone 3 - the flight that put the first American Astronaut into space. Your next meeting at work is set for October 19th? Then you will read about that important day in 1899 when Robert Goddard first began to dream about rockets that could send humans into space and he went on 27 years later to launch the first liquid propelled rocket. The Great Space Exploration Day Planner is revolutionary in that it couples your professional needs to track your time with your love of space. The planner features: - Year flexibility - this planner is good for ANY year!- Bonus pages for the space enthusiast including President Kennedy's speech challenging America to go to the moon- An index so you can find stories about your favorite moments in space exploration history.- A fascinating timeline that takes all 372 entries and puts them in chronological order- The planner tells the story of all 9 manned Mercury missions, all 12 Gemini missions, all 4 Skylab missions, the Apollo missions, and nearly 100 space shuttle missions - A guide to determining dates for roaming holidays like Easter- An extra 7 days for your NEXT January to help you when the year ends and until you get your next day planner Now the next time you are waiting for your meeting to start you can sit happily and read all about space exploration!

  • Sculpting the Heart: Surviving Depression with Art Therapy

    Most believe out there somewhere above the clouds, past the moon and stars is a world of joy, love, imagination and creativity. Down here on the third rock from the Sun, that is our genius, too, and we must not be talked out of it. I am a nonartist and wr

  • Elk

    A loud call rings out over the mountains. A male elk is calling to a herd of females in a meadow. The elk graze peacefully, stopping every so often to listen for danger. Join the herd in Elk, and learn what it is like to grow up in the shadow of rocky mountain peaks.

  • Raising Abraham

    It all began with a chance meeting on an airplane. Her name was never mentioned; she was finishing up law school and we began to converse about her education and her desire to succeed as a lawyer. She was an impressive young woman and her drive and charisma were inspirational to me.As I reflected on that chance meeting in the following days, I contemplated the qualities that take someone on the path to success and contribution. I thought afresh about the caliber of person who leaves their mark on their generation, who passes on a legacy of experience, education, self-sacrifice and character. And in the process of that time of reflection, I found myself compelled to sit at the computer and develop the story of 'Mary', a woman driven to developing a better life for herself and her young son in the wake of the murder of her husband. The odds against her are overwhelming; she is young, uneducated, a black mother struggling against the on-going tide of racism in rural Mississippi in the final salvos of World War II. Segregation is still the norm, prejudice still the birthright. But human spirit, drive and desire for legacy and contribution can overcome the darkest of blights. And so the story of Raising Abraham was born, a recipe mixed from a real-life unsolved murder of a sharecropper in my home county and a chance meeting on an airplane six decades later.

  • Nature Mysticism: A Guide

    The aims of this study of Nature Mysticism, and the methods adopted for attaining them, are described in the introductory chapter. It may be said, by way of special preface, that the nature mystic here portrayed is essentially a "modern." Accordingly, his sympathy with the past is profound: so also is his sense of the reality and continuity of human development, physical, psychic, and mystical. Moreover, he tries to be abreast of the latest critical and scientific conclusions. -from the Preface

  • Creating Well-Being: Four Steps to a Happier, Healthier Life

    This book presents scientifically-supported guidance for people who want to replace stress and painful emotions with a sense of well-being and contentment. With empathy and unfailing good humor, Dr. Pamela Hays outlines a four-step process that has proven successful in her professional clinical psychology practice as well as in her own life. She invites readers to step onto the path of well-being by recognizing their stressors, avoiding negative thought-traps, re-examining their thinking, and taking action wherever possible, using environmental change, better communication skills, social support, and self-care. Each chapter demonstrates how taking small, manageable steps adds up, over time, to real and permanent change. Packed with tips and tools for self-reflection, this book shows readers how to build well-being from the ground up.

  • Teachers

    - Lively photos celebrate community helpers
    - Simple, accessible language will engage young readers
    - Fits elementary curriculum standards for Me and My World
    - Instills civic responsibility

  • Space Exploration: The Impact of Science and Technology

    Humans have explored Earth, its Moon, and its atmosphere, but people have traveled hardly any distance into space. The vast distances between stars and galaxies mean that scientists on Earth study most of the universe from far away. Exploring space offers its own unique challenges and rewards. This book examines the politics of spacethe space race, weapons in space, and international cooperation, the realities of living in space, the uses of satellites and space probes, space age technologies that changed life on Earth, the future of space exploration, from space tourism to space elevators. This book goes beyond the science to explore the pros and cons of each new development, and examines the ways in which space exploration has changed our society and the world.

  • Lincoln's Use of the Bible

    In a log cabin at Nolin's Creek, Hardin County, Kentucky, the boy Abraham Lincoln breathed the first breath of life. Hope's anchor hung on a slender string, if we are to measure by the child's home surroundings. But his birthplace possessed a soul; for a home with a good book in it has a soul. This book was the Bible. It mastered his manners, molded his mind, made mighty his manhood, and gave to America the matchless man. In the Bible he found the truth for the ills of men, the secret for the solution of life's perplexing problems, the boon for the best beaten path, the succor for the suffering, the calmest comforts for the dying, and the faithful friend.

  • Structures

    People have been building amazing structures for thousands of years. From the first makeshift roof to the Great Wall of China to todays modern skyscrapers, technology helps people create more advanced structures. Find out how some of the most impressive creations were made, and how other human-built structures such as roads and tunnels help people travel to them!

  • Tales Through Time

    Here are verses ranging from one-page lyrics, to longer meditations on belief and faith, to self-contained narratives. Drawn from religious backgrounds, particularly Latter-Day Saint faith, the five parts move through space and time from the ancient tales of the Middle East to contemporary visions of our world today. These moving verses will inspire all believers to think about their creed and their faith in new--and very moving--ways.

  • Gimp User Manual

    Here is the GIMP online user manual in handy printed form! GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program, a freely distributed program for photo retouching, image composition, and image authoring. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert-quality photo-retouching program, an online batch-processing system, a mass-production image renderer, an image-format converter, and so on. Gimp runs on UNIX, Microsoft Windows, and Mac OS X. For more information (and to download the program at no charge), visit www.gimp.org.

  • Violence Against Women and Children: Navigating Solutions

    This two-part volume provides consensus recommendations for researchers, practitioners, advocates, policymakers, and all those who seek more effective responses to interpersonal violence.

    In this volume, eminent researchers and clinicians use a public health model to examine current societal responses to interpersonal violence. Authors examine the efficacy of medical and psychological treatments for victims, families, and perpetrators, as well as justice system responses to various forms of child abuse, sexual violence, and domestic violence. Interventions are suggested at several levels of prevention, including initiatives designed to eradicate the problem (primary prevention), reduce it among those at risk (secondary prevention), and reduce the negative consequences of violence and stabilize health (tertiary prevention).

  • The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln

    The collected letters, speeches, etc. written by Abraham Lincoln.

  • Watch Tulips Grow

    From humble bulbs, some of the most beautiful flowers burst forth with showy flowers of six petals each. There are now over 3,000 registered varieties of tulips. With the help of vibrant photographs and fun facts, readers explore the way tulips grow into the beautiful plants seen in flower shops and gardens around the world.

  • Memoirs of Delphine de Sabran, Marquise de Custine

    Delphine De Sabran, Marquise De Custine (1770-1826) was a French aristocrat whose son Astolphe was a travel writer. Gaston Maugras (1850-1927) was a historian.

  • The Viaticum and Other Stories

    Includes "The Viaticum," "The Relics," "The Thief," "A Rupture," "A Useful House," and 49 other stories.

  • The Ehud Anointing: Seven Principles of Spiritual Warfare

    Hidden within the pages of the Old Testament is a little known man of God with whom you may not be familiar. I have come to know him very well over the last three years and it has changed my spiritual life dramatically. Walking through the third chapter of the book of Judges, I stepped on a land mine of spiritual power and I am still basking in the residue of anointing I found there. The biblical story that is about to unfold before you is full of intrigue, deception, courageous warfare and spiritual victory. It also is full of WARFARE PRINCIPLES though written long ago, that are applicable to your spiritual battles right now and in the future.

  • Lays of Ancient Virginia and Other Poems

    These Poems were written with pleasure; if they be read with pleasure I shall be requited amply. How often the Guardian Angel of the Father of Virginia in surpassing loveliness rose before my imagining eyes!' (Excerpt from Author's Prefatory Letter to the Public)

  • The First Cut

    Even though Chloe's first audition for Teen Design Diva is behind her, the pressure is just starting. There are still two rounds of auditions to go, and the show's judges have high standards. With a cute new boy and an old enemy both in the picture, and her spot on the show hanging in the balance, Chloe has to bring her best if she wants to make it to New York.

  • Asperger's Rules!: How to Make Sense of School and Friends

    Fitting in to school and social life can be the single most challenging task for children with Asperger's syndrome, but this book can help. Packed full of information, this book covers common school situations and the uncommon challenges that they can present to a child with Asperger's.

  • Learning to Be Kind and Understand Differences: Empathy Skills for Kids With AD/HD

    Did you know that there are ways to understand how other people think and feel? That's called empathy, and it is a skill you can learn! Empathy helps you get along with other people - your family, your friends, your teammates - everyone you know! Packed with exercises, pointers, and fun activities, this book will help you: See different points of view Understand that everyone shows their feelings differently Pay attention to your feelings Look for clues about what others are feelingLearn the connection between thoughts and feelings Brainstorm about why other people feel the way they do Learning to Be Kind and Understand Differences also includes a note and resources for parents. When you build your empathy skills you will get along better with other people - and feel good about yourself, too!

  • Where Does the Recycling Go?

    Recycling is a great way to help take care of the planet. Many people recycle glass, paper, metal, and plastic instead of throwing it into the garbage. Inside this informative volume, readers will see up-close how recyclable garbage is transformed into new products. A fast-fact chart helps readers understand the importance of recycling.

  • From Warrior to Sage: A Guide for Moving Beyond the Ego

    We each have to learn the lessons of the elders, and usually we do so the hard way; by having to go through the same phases of life that others who came before and tried to warn us about life. As a young, assistant professor I assumed I knew it all. I was going to work hard, do a lot of research, publish well, and meet my responsibilities as a teacher. Some where along this path I realized I was incomplete. I needed something more that the scientific method to guide my life. By now I was a father and deeply involved in my career. I did accept the Headship as I knew I could do it, and I knew it had to be done. Yet, the job is very hard, and is filled with lots of inter-personal conflicts with staff and faculty. I was glad to shed that role while I was young enough to have time to do some deep explorations of my life. I believe my first step in this direction began with a newly formed Unitarian Church in West Knoxville and with our minister, Dillman Sorrells. I next credit Carol Pearson for opening up an entire new area to me. I got her first book, contacted her, and joined her seminar titled Journey Guides. I was introduced to Carl Jung anew and in a form I had not encountered in my earlier studies. Pearson's use of archetypes was fascinating to me and I began to see how they worked in my life. By now I had begun to move out of the ego stage into the inter-mediate stage of the soul that later leads us to be archetype of the sage. I believe that my teaching improved in the latter years of my career, and I feel that I learned a great deal from my students. One of the first lessons I learned was to allow my intuition to work for me. My personality tends toward the sensing and thinking type, rather than the intuitive and feeling type. But, I learned how to work against my type. About this time I first learned of the Meyers-Briggs Type Test at a leadership school run for Unitarians. Things seemed to be coming together for me. Then I chanced upon the work by Carol Gilligan, Anne Schaef, and James Hillman. I began to get the idea for this book. I began my thinking about the women's movement and what appeared to be a counter movement by men but abandoned that approach as the men's movement lost its way. By now I was moving into the role of the magician who could offer by example things in a way that students could use them in the daily life. As I write in Chapter 5, I asked my students to write a brief reaction to the course, and I got so much pleasure from the comments made by my students. By now I was not teaching only facts, and was not evaluating the students in the traditional way. I often think about all the stuff I learned in graduate school that I never had reason to use in my later life. Just as it was in preflight training, we had to learn how to navigate by the stars, sun, and moon. We never did that later as we navigated by electronic instruments. It is rather like a psychiatrist having to learn all the bones of the human foot, to be able to earn the M. D. and enter a residency in psychiatry. But, that is the way it works. I think of my book as a road map for persons who are interested in reaching the level of the sage and magician. Not all will do that, and many will not even understand what it is about. But for the sage, that does not matter. If only a few can profit from my work, I have fulfilled my calling.

  • APA Dictionary of Clinical Psychology

    APA proudly offers this focused abridgment of its landmark, critically acclaimed APA Dictionary of Psychology, specifically tailored for clinicians and clinicians-in-training. The APA Dictionary of Clinical Psychology maintains all the best features of the parent dictionary, including * 11,000 entries offering clear and authoritative definitions -- including a number of entirely new entries * Balanced coverage from across such core areas as assessment, evaluation, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of emotional and behavioral disorders; training and supervision; as well as terms more generally relevant to various biological, cognitive, developmental, and personality/social psychological underpinnings of mental health * Hundreds of incisive cross-references that deepen the user's understanding of related topics * A Quick Guide to Use that explains stylistic and formal features at a glance * Appendixes listing major figures relevant in the history of clinical psychology and psychological therapies and psychotherapeutic approaches An invaluable resource, the APA Dictionary of Clinical Psychology answers the needs of clinical psychologists, whether they work in health or mental health clinics; in independent or group practices; or as consultants to professionals in such fields as medicine, law, social work, and consumer relations. Students in clinical training will likewise find it to be a well- focused and economical alternative to the broader coverage of the parent work.

  • Discovering Gurdjieff

    "This book is very valuable. Today, there are too many books on the Work that are either deliberately impersonal and as a result are just a re-explaining of basic ideas which are already there in Ouspensky. Or else, the purely subjective 'what I felt, what I experienced'. Dorothy strikes a good balance, because the subjective experience in this context is the ground through which precious memories of the Work in its early and soon-to-be forgotten period can be shared." Peter Brook (Author, Film and Theatre Director, and a student of Gurdjieff himself)

  • Think Write Book:: A Sentence Combining Workbook for ELL Students (Student Edition)

    The Think Write Book incorporates sentence combining with features of various academic content areas, non-fiction, and "jumping off" points for further and more in-depth discussion and collaboration in the ELL classroom community. Students will be able to develop and strengthen their writing skills, specifically composing, revising, editing, and critical thinking. By mastering these skills, students will improve their syntax and fluency, and they will also acquire a stronger writer's vocabulary that will aid them in enhancing their overall written communication skills, academic writing assignments, and demand writing tasks found in various state-mandated standardized tests. Incorporating sentence combining with classroom activities, such as peer-review/peer-assessment, and writing workshops, will also promote very powerful data for teachers who are engaging in action research. Using the sentence combining activities in this book, along with writers' workshop activities, can provide teachers of English Language Learners and struggling writers with a means to conduct whole-group, small-group, and differentiated instruction as students continue their development of vocabulary and language necessary for academic success. Such activities will have the desirable effect of increasing ELL students' understanding and maturity in written expression, as well as their increased metalinguistic awareness and the use of rubrics, particularly those that target the conventions of writing.

  • William Maltese's Wine Taster's Diary: Spokane and Pullman, Washington

    William Maltese begins his Wine Taster's Diary series in his native state of Washington, in the Spokane and Pullman areas. Here are the major and minor cellars and wineries of the region, whose creations have been lovingly sampled, weighed, and evaluated with the touch of both the connoisseur and the common man. Everyone seriously interested in the wines of Washington State will find something of interest here. Stay thirsty!

  • The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln

    The collected letters, speeches, etc. written by Abraham Lincoln.

  • The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning Volume II

    Do write to me at Venice Poste Restante that I may know you are thinking of me and excusing me kindly. If you knew how uncertain and tormented we have been. I won't even ask Robert to add a line to this he is so overwhelmed with a flood of businesses; but he bids me speak to you of him as affectionately and faithfully (because affectionately) as I have reason to do.' (Excerpt)

  • The Case of the Stolen Sculpture

    A priceless sculpture has been stolen from the Capitol City Art Museum! But with insurance money to cover the theft and build a new education wing, no one is overly worried about getting the missing art back. The only ones who seem concerned with solving the case are Clemetine and her friends. Can these determined detectives get to the bottom of the art-museum mystery before it's too late?

  • Grumpy Young Man: the incoherent mutterings of a humanitarian misanthrope

    "People look at me, with my eclectic tastes, and eccentricity, and think, There goes a weird bastard. Admittedly I dress like a country squire, and have the oddest accent you will ever encounter. I would describe myself more as a 'bohemian gentleman'..." Also sprachen Vaughan Humphries - aka the Irascible Kiwi - whose valiant attempts to live up to the iconic status of New Zealand's Grumpy Young Man are continuously subverted by a fatal and irredeemably cheerful optimism. From grumpy to cheerful and back again. If only life was that simple ... but things are not quite as they seem ... It was only not until he finished his undergraduate studies that he had an epiphany, when he started to make sense of a lot of things in his life that had never quite added up. Vaughan was raised for a society that no longer exists. He is a man out of time with his generation, putting the world to right with peers that are old enough to be his parents and grandparents. From his childhood in the suburbs of NaeNae in Lower Hutt, New Zealand, through to his arrival in England at the age of 22, Grumpy Young Man covers his curious life and times throughout all points of the globe. Before you read on, a few words of caution ... The first rule of Grumpy Young Man is that it never quite sticks to the point - it's funny, irreverent, discursive, usually politically incorrect and definitely written from a male point of view. The second rule of Grumpy Young Man is that it never even begins to stick to the point, so if you're looking for a pointy sticky rulebook, don't even think of reading any further.

  • Sex and a Side Step 1-2-3

    For as long as i can remember, I have loved to Ballroom Dance . My little book is filled with humorous saying that my students sort of ''blurt out'' as they are learning to dance, ballroom dancing's double entendres, That is when the second meaning is slightly risque'. The second half of the book is serious, and tells the story of how through a series of unbelievable coincidences, I met two sisters when I was 51 years of age, and how Ballroom dancing tied it all together. Most people are interested in being a good social dancers, and have a need for dancing well so they can feel comfortable in all social situations like wedding receptions, anniversary parties, Christmas parties, and other events where dancing is a necessary social skill. These are the people I enjoy teaching, and this is for whom I have written this little book. To them who as they learn, can have a few laughs, not take learning to Ballroom Dance so seriously, enjoy the learning, and wind up being a really well trained and nice looking social ballroom dancer! A dancer who will be the envy of all who see them. If you cannot dance, but have always wanted to learn, please consider the following: ''Beginning to Learn Ballroom Dance at Home!!''. An instructional DVD that 'will get you started'..... Toll Free 1-877-282-6463 to order. Toll Free 1-877-2 TANGO 3 $25. Includes tax, postage , & handling Remember.....You will need private lessons too. In Bradenton, FL. Call Bradenton Dance Center 941-792-7410 for the private instruction.Ballroom Dancing------Learn it Now! Enjoy it forever!

  • Cultural Humility: Engaging Diverse Identities in Therapy

    This book describes how therapists can combine multicultural theory with their own lived experience to meaningfully engage clients in issues of culture. Many mental health practitioners (MHPs) today recognize and affirm the importance of cultural background--race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, et al--in their clients' lives. But many MHPs struggle to address cultural issues in practice, whether because of unfamiliarity, or fear of giving offense, or because the presence of cultural differences or similarities between client and therapist that can make it difficult to view the client objectively.

    The authors of this book recommend that MHPs focus not on what they have learned in previous clinical or educational settings, but on what they don't know about the client who sits across from them. They discuss practical strategies for engaging with clients and their cultural identities, including repairing mistakes that threaten the therapeutic relationship. Through a wide range of case examples and hands-on exercises, the authors demonstrate how therapists can learn to acknowledge their limitations, and view them as opportunities to connect with clients at a deeper level.

  • Princess Candy: The Green Queen of Mean

    The teacher, Mr. Slink, assigns an environmental project, and Halo Nightly pairs up with Flora, the school's resident treehugger. Their team has the assignment in the bag (reusable, of course). But when the evil Doozie Hiss ruins their chances for a good grade, Flora changes from happy hippie to eco-terror.With her superpowered candies, Halofaces off against the Green Queen of Mean!"

  • 120 Years-Tough Hockey: Terrific Trivia II

    My first publication is dedicated to three beautiful and empowering ladies. My mother MARY'S, love and devotion has carried me to unexpected heights. Mom understood my ambitions and dreams. My dearly departed mother's love has enabled me overcome life most difficult situations. Also, my wonderful cousin and confidant, PATRICIA ANN DUNNE, has interacted with such a kind, generous and perceptive manner. Her dignity in life is unparalleled. PATRICIA is the greatest lady I have ever known. Completing my life's present foundation is my dearest friend RUTH WEATHERALL. Ruth's true Christian spirit has helped me grow in countless areas. Treating me as an equal, RUTH is a truely remarkable friend.

  • Self-Objectification in Women: Causes, Consequences, and Counteractions

    This book integrates recent research developments and current clinical knowledge on self-objectification in women and discusses various scales for measuring self-objectification, as well as approaches to prevent and disrupt this phenomenon.
    With research from a variety of disciplines--psychology, sociology, anthropology, women's studies, and political science--this book should be read by everyone interested in the well-being of women.

  • Testifying in Court: Guidelines and Maxims for the Expert Witness

    Testifying in court can be a challenging experience. Novices who are unfamiliar with the judicial environment can feel insecure about many aspects of their testimony, from the language they use to the clothes they wear. Even experienced expert witnesses can be flustered by a skillful lawyer's cross-examination.

    For over 20 years, Stanley Brodsky's Testifying in Court has been a trusted guide for expert witnesses across a variety of professions. Readers have come to know and trust his sage and good-humored advice on every aspect of the experience from initial preparations to maintaining power and control during cross-examination. In this extensively updated edition of his classic text, the author has combined a wealth of new research with feedback from users of the first edition and his own evolving experience as an expert witness.

    As in the first edition, key principles are addressed in brief essays that draw on real-life scenarios and end in a take-home maxim.

  • Porcupines/ Puercoespines

    In Porcupines/Puercoespines, meet a strange-looking creature with a special way of staying safe. This amazing animal is perfectly suited to survive the dangers of the forest. Quills are the porcupines secret weapon. It uses these sharp, spiny hairs to protect itself from enemies. This special English-Spanish bilingual edition enables children to work on their second-language skills as they develop strengths in their primary language.

  • A Gift in Wolf's Clothing: Life With Diabetes

    Rachel Gifford, nationally renowned diabetes educator and speaker, shares her story of living with diabetes from both sides of the exam table. A Gift in Wolf's Clothing begins when she diagnoses herself with her older sister's diabetes urine testing kit, and her initial reaction of, "Death makes more sense than trying to live with this disease." Over time she arrives at the conclusion that if she cannot kill herself to escape diabetes, she'll have to learn how to live with it! Living with diabetes takes her into a career of helping people with diabetes to hopefully, have an easier time of it than she did. This is a story of adventurous learning, that will bring you to tears, make you laugh out loud, and help you find your own spirit of tenacity in dealing with the "Wolves" life may have brought your way. "Reading A Gift in Wolf's Clothing has made me a better doctor..." Charles Reasner M.D, Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of the Texas Diabetes Institute, University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio

  • Modern Parliamentary Procedure

    In 1971, Ray Keesey developed a guidebook that revolutionized parliamentary procedure. By eliminating misleading terminology and simplifying many of the complex and overly technical aspects of the traditional parliamentary process, Keesey's book offered clear rules of order for efficient democratic action in deliberative meetings. Thanks to its accessibility and lack of jargon, the Keesey System has become widely used by large deliberative bodies and small associations alike, allowing readers to quickly comprehend and implement the rules without needing to be experts on parliamentary process.

    Revised and updated with the expertise of the American Institute of Parliamentarians, this second edition includes rules that relate to technological innovations such as electronic voting and offsite attendees. Key features include a more logical classification of parliamentary motions, the elimination of superfluous motions, and key recommendations for preventing and managing disruptions. This book is an essential reference for associations, clubs, student groups, and larger deliberative bodies seeking clear and effective procedural rules.

  • Frustrations Teaching Math

    Having the opportunity to teach math for over 25 years, I have found many days when you hit a brick wall. Whether it was in middle school, junior or senior high school, or at the community college, there were days when the new topic was not understood by the students. I could see it in their reaction (faces) to my explanation. Sometimes, I was the culprit. Knowing full well that the homework is a review of that day?s topic, it must be delayed. As an educator teaching math, the crescendo of each day builds, as we go further into the school calendar. Someone, who missed out and could not grasp the idea, needed to be tutored. That luxury is not available. FRUSTRATIONS TEACHING MATH, gives the student an opportunity to see how basic math ideas are solved. Sometimes, I give two scenarios in solving a problem. Other times, a ?cheating way? is shown, so that math can be understood and also be fun. Some of the topics covered are the various ways to factor a binomial, trinomial, or polynomial. Another favorite is grasping the concept of greatest common factor or least common multiple. Right triangle trigonometry for the middle school student is explained using boating as the source of frustration. How much to tip at a restaurant? What does a half-off sale really mean? Let us not forget the ?story? or word problems that really cause concerns. Distance! Rate! Time! All these ideas plus games and many more mathematical topics are reviewed on my 45 day road trip from Delaware to Florida. Coming back, with several stops on the way home, we?ll explore these ?frustrations?.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Clinical Guide for General Practitioners

    When faced with clients who challenge one's boundaries of competence it is important to be able to assist the individual; however, it is equally important to know when one's skills and background may be limited and when outside consultation or expertise is required.

    Autism Spectrum Disorder is aimed at helping clinicians screen for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), treat higher functioning individuals with ASD, and assist family members. It surveys historical views of the disorder, current diagnostic criteria, co-occurring conditions, etiology, epidemiology, assessment, treatment for affected individuals, and interventions for family members.

    Author V. Mark Durand uses clinical cases throughout the chapters to give readers consistent examples of the most commonly seen forms of autism and to illustrate the various facets of working with such patients.

  • Pulp Classics: The Lure of Adventure

    A study of the classic pulp magazine "Adventure." Starmont Pulp and Dime Novel Studies #4.

  • No Medals: Conscripted for Coal Mining

    During the Second World War Britain was so short of vital coal supplies and coal miners that the authorities offered ex miners in the armed forces the opportunity to return to mining. This offer was a failure, so conscription was introduced. At 18, fit young men, chosen by ballot, were conscripted for underground coal mining and became what were known as Bevin Boys, named after Ernest Bevin the Minister of Labour whose scheme it was.Most of the conscripts had never seen a coal mine. This novel is based on the experience of one of them. Set in a Britain drained by war, it reflects the class attitudes of the period.

  • Eye of the Storm: Inside City Hall During Katrina

    When Hurricane Katrina, the worst natural disaster in the history of the United States, hit the Gulf Coast on August 29, 2005, few people could believe the horror and destruction that would unfold in the days that followed. As Communications Director for the City of New Orleans, Sally Forman went to work two days before the storm approached with no indication that she or the city were in harm's way. But within 72 hours, hurricane force winds were shattering windows throughout the downtown hotel where she had bunkered down with other members of the City Hall Executive Staff. The next ten days, chronicled here, became an unforgettable time in our nation's history. With almost 2,000 deaths, destruction covering four states and a million and a half people needing shelter, the world responded quickly and fiercely. Over 75 countries and 80 percent of Americans contributed to the relief of hurricane survivors and aid workers. Throughout the world, Katrina raised questions of humanity and exposed the vulnerabilities we still face as a nation. Through this personal and historical journal, Forman offers an insider's view of life in a disaster zone where communications and resources were practically non-existent. She also examines her own role and the role of other officials as wide-ranging disaster struck a major American city.

  • I Only Want To See Your Eyes

    A family reunion in the park that lead to a wicked storm that take place in the mind of a family member, so i feed into his mind to see where it could lead. Finding myself caught up and falling deeply in love with a voice, a voice so powerful that it lead me to want to teach him a lesson he'll never forget. I wanted him to change his ways but we were living in two different states. I started to plan out just how I would show him what a wicked game he was playing. He has no idea I would be the vessel used when I finally get to see his eye's

  • In Indian Mexico: A Narrative of Travel and Labor

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • Uniquely Gifted

    If you think you've seen the best in gift wraps...think again! Eleanor Leinen - also known as 'THE CELEBRITY GIFT WRAPPER', has set a new precedence in the world of artistic giftwrapping. Clients and fans from all over beleive that Eleanor's giftwrapping creations are to packaging what Andy Warhol's work was to pop art. UNIQUELY GIFTED is a collection of bold, charming and sometimes quirky gift wraps that are surprisingly, functional pieces of art. Each custom-made gift wrap brings together unexpected elements and mediums, creating breath-taking gift presentations. Eleanor, also offers readers an inside look into the inspiration for her creations, with whimsical and anecdotal mini-stories, that you and your guests will relate to and enjoy reading. From her numerous appearances on TV- NBC, FOX, DO-IT -YOURSELF Network (DYI) - to her spread in MORE MAGAZINE, and feature articles in newspapers across the country, Eleanor has left a trail of indelible footprints which leaves no room for doubt that she is truly headed for greatness. The photographs in UNIQUELY GIFTED were taken by the notable lens man, Marc Vaughn, and his visions have provided Eleanor with the ability to share her artistry with the public. UNIQUELY GIFTED is a perfect accent to any home or office coffee table collection. With its complimentry GUEST JOURNAL as a second half, everyone will have an oppportunity to create a priceless archive of written memories from family, friends and business associates. UNIQUELY GIFTED is presented in an 8.5" square format and features gift wraps for holidays, birthdays, ethnic celebrations and special ocassions. UNIQUELY CIFTED is an absolutly wonderful coffee table collectible or gift for any and all special ocassions or holidays!

  • Graduate Study in Psychology 2013

    Graduate Study in Psychology is the best source of information related to graduate programs in psychology and provides information related to approximately 600 graduate programs in psychology in the U.S. and Canada.

  • The C.A.M.P. Cookbook

    That Man from C.A.M.P., Jackie Holmes, says: "And away we go! Back to that little room. No, not that one--the one just on the other side of that place they call the dining area. The kitchen, of course. Now, I'm sure you know your way around the other rooms, especially the one with the queen-sized you-know-what, but as I'm prone to mention from time to time, one of the ways to a man's heart is through his stomach, which means you'll have to spend some time in the kitchen cooking!" This very basic guide to cooking for your guy--or for anyone else!--is broken into thirteen chapters, each dealing with a particular category of food. The original edition of this companion volume to the Man from C.A.M.P. fiction series is an unobtainable modern rarity, and is now available for the first time in over four decades. It's filled with the wit, humor, and wisdom of its bestselling author.

  • The Steam House: Tigers and Traitors

    An adventure set in India in the period following the Mutiny, when the country seethed with discontent. Pursued by the authorities, one rebel plots to revenge himself against the British and make himself ruler of the land. Part II of "The Steam House."

  • Methodological Approaches to Community-Based Research

    A prevailing paradigm in social research and community-based interventions involves examining individual problems within various contexts from the interpersonal to the community at large. Yet the research methodologies used to support these interventions typically lack the ability to consider data from this multilevel, systemic perspective.

    Methodological Approaches to Community-Based Research presents a range of innovative research methodologies that address this basic problem in community-based research frameworks, thereby facilitating more encompassing and more nuanced analyses and interventions. Contributors to this groundbreaking volume offer appropriate methodologies for addressing specific, community-based problems that are relevant to both researchers and practitioners involved in designing, implementing, and evaluating social, health, and education programs from a variety of perspectives, including community psychology, developmental psychology and ageing, health and rehabilitation psychology, neuropsychology, industrial/organisational psychology, and consumer psychology, among them.

    Part I presents chapters on the implications of mixed-methods research for the producers and consumers of such research. Parts IIIV present chapters on methodologies that involve the grouping of data (such as cluster analysis and meta-analysis), change over time (such as time series analysis and survival analysis), and the context of behaviour and community-wide interventions (such as multilevel modelling, epidemiological approaches, and geographic information systems).

    A special feature of Methodological Approaches to Community-Based Research are Web Appendixes that include a variety of research applications (e.g., SPSS, SAS, Mplus, GIS) and detailed guidelines on how to run the applications for analysing the accompanying data sets.

  • The Blithedale Romance

    The evening before my departure for Blithedale- I was returning to my bachelor apartments- after attending the wonderful exhibition of the Veiled Lady- when an elderly man of rather shabby appearance met me in an obscure part of the street.' (Excerpt from Chapter 1)

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Its Spectrum: A Life-Span Approach

    Obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders (OCSDs) are conditions that, while not meeting diagnostic criteria for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), share many similar symptoms.

    This book reviews the latest research on OCD and OCSDs and provides evidence-based guidance for assessment and treatment. Several different conditions are covered, including hoarding disorder; body dysmorphic disorder; hair pulling, skin picking, and other body-focused repetitive behaviors; Tourette disorder and tics; hypochondriasis; as well as OCD.

    Importantly, the book takes a lifespan perspective, with specific attention given to the unique aspects of OCSDs across different age groups. Both psychological and pharmacological treatments are reviewed.

  • The Tween Book: A Growing-Up Guide for the Changing You

    Kids between the ages of 9 and 13 face many new physical, social, familial, and academic changes in their lives. The Tween Book will help those kids deal with the issues that come with transitioning to teenagers. Chock full of tips, advice, research, and reflection questions to help navigate the tween adventure.

  • Dump Trucks

    Dump trucks are invaluable machines on the construction site because they make transporting big piles of heavy dirt and materials easy as can be. In this book, beginning readers discover, through easy-to-follow text, how these trucks work to carry their heavy loads. Detailed photographs take readers on a trip from the construction site to the open road alongside these hardworking machines.

  • 366 Days of Recovery, My First Year in Recovery: A Guide for the Recovering Person

    This book is a daily recovery guide depicting the authors first year in recovery from a drug and alcohol addiction. It shows the power of God, and how He was able to turn a "junkie," (junkie, meaning drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex, over-eating, video games, internet, power, control, etc.) into a productive member of society. The recovery guide can be used for individuals recovering or trying to recover from any number of addictions. It lets the recovering person and the family know what it takes to stay clean and live a productive life. The book is also a great guide for families who do not understand the horrors of addiction whatever they may be. It helps the family show empathy instead of sympathy for their loved one. Each day has a title, a description of that day and a quote at the end to reflect a positive reinforcement regarding the recovery process.

  • Mathematics Calculus

    This book Mathematics Calculus has been written primarily for undergraduate Science and Engineering students in Colleges and Universities universally and more than cover the freshman calculus and part of the sophomore level. Students in Senior High at their penultimate and final years will find the introductory of each chapter practically informative, emphasis being more on the practical aspect of the subject matter. Each chapter is planned to encourage rather than to discourage students, thus assisting to remove what a growing number of new students now perceive as an unfriendly doorkeeper at the entrance to the study of Calculus in Mathematics.

  • The Impossible Dream

    Build an agricultural school in the driest desert in the world? That was what the Chilean Methodist Church asked of veteran agricultural/rural development missionary Stanley Moore. He arrived with his wife, Beryl, and youngest son Andrew, in the northern Chilean port city of Iquique in September of 1988, questioning the logic of the task to which he had been assigned. But soon it became apparent why he was being asked to undertake this seemingly senseless assignment. The livelihood of the 14,000 Aymara Indians who lived in the northern Andes depended on agriculture. Their very lives were reliant on what crops they could grow in the areas where sufficient water from precipitation in the high elevations made cultivation possible. Yet there was no agricultural school within a thousand miles for the youth to learn modern technology that, combined with time-tested traditional practices, could help improve production and consequently improve their lives. He soon found, however, that for this project, there was no budget, no office, not even a typewriter or a sheet of paper. Worse yet, he was handed a $23,000 debt resulting from the purchase of a bus three years prior to his arrival, intended for a similar program that never got off the ground. The task seemed impossible. This is the story of how that "Impossible Dream" became a reality.

  • Patty and Azalea

    Carolyn Wells (1862-1942) wrote more than 170 books. During the first ten years of her career, she concentrated on poetry, humor, and children's books. From 1910 onward, she concentrated on mysteries, most famously the Fleming Stone Detective Stories.

  • Arctic Foxes

    Arctic foxes are one of the sneakiest tundra animals. Their fur blends in with the Arctic landscape year-round, allowing them to sneak up on their prey as well as trail polar bears to snag their leftovers. Arctic foxes have many other adaptations to the cold, including thick fur, a bushy tail, and the ability to burrow underground. This winsome book exposes these clever creatures in their tundra home.

  • The Adventures of Noah and His Seacats

    The Adventures of Noah and His Seacats is a story about a 10-year-old boy who lives on a sailboat with his parents and the two cats he rescues and raises. Discover the magical world they live in, a world in which he and his cats interact with sea lions and gray whales. Enter a world of ocean dwellers and characters who live on their boats and make their living on the ocean. Meet the cats who inhabit Catland. Share in his joy as he reunites with his closest friends. Follow along as Noah must learn to deal with the trouble that misunderstanding and false impressions about his lifestyle can bring. Noah and his seacats are forced to go down a path where they will collide with a mean-spirited and troubled young man who only means to do them harm. How this conflict is resolved, and Noah's destiny, will truly surprise the reader. This book is for young-hearted adventurers of all ages. It is for animal lovers, ocean enthusiasts, sailors and cat-aholics alike. Escape into Noah's world and learn about a little-known lifestyle that exists today.

  • The Discipleship Dilemma: Keys For Anger Management

    Overcoming anger and hurtful feelings is no longer an up hill battle. You can learn how to do so with grace, style and dignity. You now hold between your fingertips one of the most life-changing, sobering works to change your destiny. ?As you study the Discipleship Dilemma,? you will laugh, cry, learn and initiate: The life-enrichment skills for riding the crest waves of peace Keys for personal victory How to understand the dynamics of anger Why you should activate your new found knowledge to alleviate hurtful feelings That getting along with people is no longer a big deal Much, much more!

  • Someone to Talk to: Getting Good at Feeling Better

    You and your family have decided that now is a good time for you to start to meet with a therapist. Starting therapy is a big change, and it makes sense for you to be unsure about what's going to happen. You probably have a lot of questions about what this will be like. This book will try to answer some of these questions. It is also okay to ask your therapist any questions you may have.

    Like lots of kids, you may be thinking:

    • Why do I need to go to therapy in the first place?
    • And if I go, how many times will I go?
    • What if it doesn't work?
    • Will my parents be too worried or mad if I tell them what's bothering me?
    • Why can't I just talk to my mom and dad?
    • Why won't my problem just go away?
    • Why can't I solve my own problems?
    • Does this mean that my problem will never go away?

    Therapy can be intimidating for anyone, and even more so for children. Someone To Talk To is a straightforward and interactive guide to help children through the therapy process. It is an invaluable therapy accompaniment that covers what to expect, how to prepare, and tips for wrapping up.

    The pages are full of helpful activities to use before, after, and in conjunction with therapy, as well as useful everyday tools and coping strategies.

    Also included are separate introductions for parents and caregivers and for children, with more information about therapy, and how and why to use this book and its activities.

    Authors Paola Conte, PhD, Cheryl Sterling, PhD, and Larissa Labay, PsyD, are pediatric psychologists in private practice who specialize in providing cognitive-behavioral therapy to children, adolescents, and adults.

  • What Happens When I Hiccup?

    Everybody knows how annoying hiccups can be. They interrupt us when were trying to talk, read, do homework, and even sleep! But what causes hiccups? Readers discover the answer to that question inside this book. They also learn some interesting ways to cure hiccups. Colorful photographs are paired with accessible text to help readers understand this relatable scientific topic.

  • Guerilla Guide to Brain Tumors: Shameless Dirty Tricks to beat the system and STAY ALIVE!

    In an unprecedented format, the Guerilla Guide to Brain Tumors is written in a format that combines the layout of the For Dummies series with a drill-sargent's attitude. (the back page says it all) This is a book of War Nothing warm and fuzzy or socially acceptable here and nothing about "Dying with Dignity". Just what it takes to win. And win you will, complete with a trail of wreckage behind you. It's a book for the patient, NOT the caregiver. The Guerilla Guide to Brain Tumors is a book that will take you out of the "Grovel and Wretch" mode and into the "Command and Dominate" mode with the following factions of our society: The Medical EstablishmentThe Social Services EstablishmentChurch, Friends and FamilyAnd most importantly...Yourself No punches are pulled here. Prepare to be shocked, experience uncontrollable bursts of laughter, learn gut-turning remedies, gain the motivation and grit to dump friends and family, intimidate social services employees, access top medical care using the most unethical tactics...and the list goes on. If you want to die in peace, read another book. If you want to live in pain this book not only shows you how to manage pain- but use it. Some people can take a punch while others would rather fold and die with a smile on their face, but then again-Dead people don't win wars. Only the living count


    Few crimes are as serious as homicide, the taking of another persons life. It demands specially trained criminal investigators to collect evidence and bring those responsible to justice. This book walks readers through the scene of the crime and into the forensics lab. Along the way, theyll meet the skilled professionals involved in homicide cases. From identifying the murder weapon to tracking a killer on the run, readers will be awed by the amount of meticulous work that goes into homicide investigation. Relevant photographs and eye-catching design enhance the reading experience.

  • The Creators

    The novels of May Sinclair make waste paper of most of the fiction of a season. -- The Literary Digest

  • Nonprofit Organization: How We Established Ours

    A popular, ever-growing outline laying out the process for starting a nonprofit organization, individually adapted to the particular situation of any number of groups filling a need for support in their community. It began with two editions of pamphlets giving little more than bylaws that could be adapted. Grew to a limited edition illustrated, small coil-bound, large print book giving directions exposing the pitfalls of trying for nonprofit status while coping with a reluctant Internal Revenue Service. Suggestions on how to keep from losing the money sent with the first application. Still popular once out-of-print-the new edition for the first time using the full name of the author as Anne Louise Grimm-it became the sixth Print-On-Demand book published by AuthorHouse, beginning in 2006.

  • The Final Empire: The Collapse of Civilization and the Seed of the Future

    In spite of its tough message, there is much compassion and humanity in The Final Empire. Right away as you begin to read this work, you sense increasingly the grand perspective in Kotke's words. He is not speaking of anarchy. He is offering vital common sense. It's just that his meaning is so unavoidably political. And so much against what we have been taught all our lives: The materialistic values of civilization teach us that the accumulation of wealth is progress. The material wealth of the civilization is derived from the death of the earth, the soils, the forests, the fish stocks, the 'free resources' of flora and fauna. The ultimate end of this is for all human species to live in giant parasitical cities of cement and metal while surrounded by deserts of exhausted soils. The simple polar opposites are: the richness and wealth of the natural life of earth versus the material wealth of people living out their lives in artificial environments. This amounts to a direct challenge to humankind. A demand for radical change. A re-envisioning of our part in the community of life and the precepts of individuality. And Mr. Kotke provides a strong argument for this case. He traces the environmental scars of civilization through the ages. Empire after empire, desertification of the top soil winds its way around the globe in an erosive helix from China to India to Mesopotamia to Italy to North America. As radical as it may seem at first glance, The Final Empire is a necessary and sensible primer for the recovery of the planet. It blends a critical statistical analysis of our deteriorating environment with a positivism of hope for a post-empire age and a new whole-human relation to the living community of Earth. Dan Armstrong, Author of the Novels, Prairie Fire and Taming the Dragon

  • Hopes and Fears for Art

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • The Nephiad: An Epic Poem in XII Books

    Constructed around a key episode in the Book of Mormon, The Nephiad blends the rigidly-defined structures and grand style of Renaissance epic with modern-day scripture to re-create a genre that is at once uplifting and compelling. From readers of The Nephiad: "The epic is an ancient literary genre, but many Mormon writings have attempted to write within this genre because of its grand scope and lofty intentions for communicating vital components of a given culture or belief system. Indeed, the Book of Mormon itself has been called an epic, and it shares many components of the epic genre. Most notably, many Mormon poets have attempted to compose epics, including Orson F. Whitney, Paul Cracroft, and Michael Collings.... The Nephiad is very enjoyable to this fan of Milton, blank verse, and LDS efforts to fulfill Orson Whitney's prophecy for Miltons and Shakespeares of our own.... The way [Collings blends] the standard literary canon with our sacred canon and our cultural history is a unique contribution to Mormon literature." - Gideon Burton, Professor of English, Brigham Young University

  • Resurrecting From Cancer: The Life-Saving ZiJiu Method: Learn to replenish your own innate genuine qi to improve your health

    ? Are you looking for an alternative to surgery and/or medications?? Would you like to feel young again and stay healthy naturally?? Have you been diagnosed with cancer? The Life-Saving ZiJiu Method combines a holistic living philosophy with a unique form of meditation and transformational self-healing to help individuals fight diseases and stay healthy. By tapping the body's natural healing powers, the Life-Saving ZiJiu Method has been effective in treating a wide range of illnesses, including allergies, arthritis, migraines, even cancer. The Life-Saving ZiJiu Method has helped many individuals heal (and stay healthy) without the risk of negative side effects of conventional treatments and may be practiced alone or as a complementary healthcare approach. This book covers everything to get you started, including theory, practice instructions and several compelling "success stories." Whether you are currently healthy or battling cancer, the Life-Saving ZiJiu Method may be the ray of hope you've been looking for!

  • Sheep/ Las Ovejas

    - Supports the early elementary science curriculum
    - Glossary, Index
    - More books to read, Web sites

  • Caribou

    Caribou are tundra animals that have long held a special place in cultures around the world. Known as reindeer when raised by people, caribou are distinctive for their elaborate antlers and camouflage coats. Readers will follow these hoofed animals as they travel thousands of miles each year searching for food to survive the cold, snowy tundra of the Arctic. Additional tidbits are shared through fact boxes, which are a great source for report writing and essays.

  • Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia

    Luise Muhlbach was the pen name of Clara Mundt (1814-1873), a German writer best known for her works of historical fiction. Her works include "The Daughter of an Empress," "Goethe & Schiller," "Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia" and many others.

  • The Legacy of Katharine Hepburn: Fine Art As a Way of Life: a Memoir

    THE LEGACY OF KATHARINE HEPBURN: Fine Art as a Way of Life Maryann Pasda DiEdwardo Memoir The legacy of the late Katharine Hepburn undeniably benefits a twenty-first century audience, because Kate identifies the artistic spirit. As one of the most important women of the twentieth century, Hepburn was an artist who exemplified the independent character, freedom and opportunity available to women as paramount whether she was on stage or in film. As the late Hepburn, she has become a living art spirit with a legacy that acts as a shining example.

  • Rattlesnakes/ Serpientes De Cascabel

    Animals freeze in their tracks as a buzzing sound fills the air. The scariest noise in the desert warns that a rattlesnake is about to strike. In Rattlesnakes/Serpientes de cascabel, come face-to-face with this deadly creature of the desert. This special English-Spanish bilingual edition enables children to work on their second-language skills as they develop strengths in their primary language.

  • Souvenirs de la maison des morts

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • The Heart and Soul of Change: Delivering What Works in Therapy

    Updating the classic first edition of The Heart and Soul of Change, editors Duncan, Miller, Wampold, and Hubble, have created a new and enriched volume that presents the most recent research on what works in therapeutic practice, a thorough analysis of this research, and practical guidance on how a therapist can truly 'deliver what works in therapy'. This volume examines the common factors underlying effective psychotherapy and brings the psychotherapist and the client-therapist relationship back into focus as key determinants of psychotherapy outcome. The second edition of The Heart and Soul of Change also demonstrates the power of systematic client feedback to improve effectiveness and efficiency and legitimize psychotherapy services to third party payers. In this way, psychotherapy is implemented one person at a time, based on that unique individual's perceptions of the progress and fit of the therapy and therapist. Readers familiar with the first edition will encounter the same pragmatic focus but with a larger breadth of coverage - this edition adds chapters on both youth psychotherapy and substance abuse treatment.

  • So You Want To Be A Cartoonist?!!

    Ralph, Jr. was a very prolific poet, writer, editor and cartoonist. In 2001, he had a serious auto accident in which he suffered a torn aorta. The surgery to repair the aorta left him a quadriplegic. After a 3 month coma and an arduous recovery, Ralph regained the use of his arms and upper torso. His mind remained sharp and as brilliant as ever. Like the contents of the 2 poetry books he published, the cartoons in this book were all created before his accident. They reflect his quirky view of life, the irony in situations and lets us see what he thought was funny. Most quadriplegics suffer from respiratory and circulatory problems, which eventually do them in. Ralph passed away February 2, 2006, 4 1/2 years after his accident. We are pleased to publish this book in memory of our beloved son, Ralph, Jr. We thank the many friends and relatives who contributed to the publishing fund.

  • Essays on the Theory of Numbers (Second Edition)

    Included in this volume are two essays on the theory of numbers: "Continuity and Irrational Numbers" and "The Nature and Meaning of Numbers." The text is an authorized translation by Wooster Woodruff Beman, Professor of Mathematics in the University of Michigan.

  • For Magicians Only: 202 Methods of Forcing

    This 1933 book describes various methods of "forcing" a chosen card to any position in a deck that the magician requires. A necessity for close-up magicians using playing cards and card tricks!

  • Girl: Love, Sex, Romance, and Being You

    Chicago Public Library's 2017 Best of the Best Books List for Teen Nonfiction!

    Welcoming and inclusive of all self-identified girls, GIRL: Love, Sex, Romance, and Being You is an uncensored, unbiased, and fantastically relevant guide, jam-packed with what you want and need to know. A growing-up guide for the 21st century, GIRL covers what everyone is talking about--healthy sexuality, loving relationships, and gender fluidity, as well as thornier subjects such as STIs, consent, and sexual assault. Plus you'll find self-reflection quizzes, cool resources, and must-read real-life stories from girls like you!

    From the Introduction:

    The language around sex and sexuality is so important. There are a lot of words, from anatomy to psychology to culturally evolving words. If you don't know the definition of a word, don't let this intimidate you. Many of the chapters start with defining words that are important to that particular topic; if you come across a word that you don't know that isn't defined in the book, just do a quick Internet search for it. The language around sexuality, particularly as it applies to identity, is changing quickly. If there are words about identity that feel outdated, replace them with words that resonate for you.

  • Superhero Science: Kapow! Comic Book Crime Fighters Put Physics to the Test

    The swiftness of a speeding bullet. The spiderlike ability to cling to any surface. Razor-sharp claws that slice through metal. Superheroes intrigue us with their amazing powers. They inspire us with their noble battle against the forces of evil. Mostly, they make us wonder, How do they DO that? Put comic book legends to the test to find out whether their heroics are scienceor just science fiction.

  • I Love Dancing

    I LOVE DANCING is about a little girl who loves dancing so much so that people have a hard time getting her to stop. She dreams of tap, jazz, modern, ballet, hip hop, ethnic dance, and even dancing like animals. Color and rhythm encompass her world making the little readers want to move right along with her!

  • The Official Batman Batbook: The Revised Bat Edition

    The Official Batman Batbook Revised Bat-Edition is the only official guide to the 1966 television series. (The original edition sold over 100,000 copies worldwide) Containing a detailed guide to every episode and the feature film. Obsecure batfacts, trivia, a complete list of Holy Words, Batfight words, BatEquipment. Interviews with cast and crew members. This newly updated edition contains hundreds of new photos, additional facts (like cast salaries), trivia and interviews with guest stars, henchmen, crew members and the producers.

  • Pocahontas: Princess of Faith & Courage

    Young readers will love this introduction to Pocahontas! Aided by colorful and life-like illustrations, readers will discover the true story of Pocahontas, including her conversion to Christianity. The illustrator applies his unique style with thirty-six original watercolor paintings, including Native American and Christian symbols to complement the author's narrative. Not only is this book fun and informative, it is designed to be used as an educational tool by teachers and parents alike. Offering a quiz, discussion questions and an informative note from the illustrator, this book was created to enhance your readers' interest in history and inspire young minds.

  • Vultures/ Buitres

    - Supports the early elementary science curriculum
    - Glossary, Index
    - More books to read, Web sites

  • Firefighters

    Previous edition published in 2002 by Weekly Reader Early Learning Library.

  • The Ghost of the Bermuda Triangle

    In this You Choose mystery, Scooby Doo and the gang are on a cruise, right through the Bermuda Triangle! Suddenly, a ghost interrupts a costume contest, sending everyone running. Readers choose which characters to follow. Will your path lead to dangerous criminals, confused passengers, or a real ghost? Solve the mystery again and again!

  • Supervision Essentials for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    In this concise guide, Cory F. Newman and Danielle A. Kaplan offer an evidence-based approach to supervising practitioners of cognitive-behavioral therapy that is based on two key concepts: feedback that focuses on both strengths and weaknesses; and demonstrations, such as role-playing exercises and videos of the supervisor's work with clients, that model experiential knowledge.

    Using helpful case examples including excerpts from real supervision sessions with real clinicians-in-training, Newman and Kaplan show how trainees can learn to think like effective CBT practitioners, whether conceptualizing cases and matching interventions to the individual needs of each client, or exhibiting comprehensive and subtle understandings of cultural competency and professional ethics.

  • All My Stripes: A Story for Children With Autism

    Zane rushes home to tell his mother about problems he faced during his school day, and she reminds him that while others may only see his "autism stripe," he has stripes for honesty, caring, and much more.

  • Submarines

    Some submarines are over 550 feet long and can dive 1,600 feet deep. The biggest submarine in the world can carry up to 160 crew members and stay underwater for 180 days. Stunning photographs accompany intriguing facts, allowing readers to see these remarkable boats up closeincluding their giant propellers and their nuclear engines

  • Handbook of Chemical Magic

    Earl Leamon developed a line of chemicals effects which tied in nicely with magic. Many are very showy and spectacular; all are marvels to the uninitiated. A Brownstone Classic of Magic.

  • Accursed Bloodline

    Accursed Bloodline is a tale of horror, intrigue, and romance. Set in 1800 Romania, the story centers on the life of an age-old vampire named Vladmar Deveroux. He was known by townspeople as the handsome and wealthy Lord of Castle Deveroux, a secluded man who rarely ventured past the castle walls. Never seen in the daylight hours, his mysterious lifestyle allowed him few friends and a host of unknown enemies. Sounds typical, you might think. However, the mystical chain of events that gradually unfold are anything but typical. When an unexpected visitor arrives on his doorstep, Vladmar's never-ending existence is thrown into sudden chaos. Things would proceed to change in a very big way, but was it for the sake of good or evil? The story weaves together a well-balanced blend of love and magic, with a cast of characters ranging from a beautiful but manipulative wife, to a blundering cook and a clever butler named Ivan. Accursed Bloodline is everything you would expect from a vampire novel, and more.

  • The Art of Dramatic Writing

    "For many years, Lajos Egri's highly opinionated but very enjoyable The Art of Dramatic Writing has been a well-guarded secret of playwrights, scriptwriters, and writers for television. Unlike many other books on playwrighting (several of which Egri criticizes during the course of this one), the author's systematic breakdown of the essentials for creating successful realistic plays and screenplays effectively demystifies the process of creative writing." --John Longenbaugh

  • In Love But Worlds Apart: Insights, questions, and tips for the intercultural couple

    In love but worlds apart is a self-help workbook for today's adult man and woman from two different cultural backgrounds who are considering, or who have already begun, a marriage partnership with each other. To make such a relationship successful, the authors maintain that a feeling of love is not enough. They show how various aspects of cultural differences can be problematic and sometimes fatal to the relationship, unless certain conditions are met. The conditions are, among some, that the partners become reasonably more and more mature (according to the specific definition of maturity offered in this book), willing and able to think and to talk about their cultural differences (such as in manners, values, worldview, holidays and other customs), learn to understand and respect those differences, find solutions to their conflicts and discover enough things they can celebrate and enjoy together. The book helps partners think through vital topics of differences they must face eventually, such as their differing family backgrounds, expectations, tastes, values, worldview, as well as their future country or place of residence. The pervading metaphor throughout the book is of two artists who commit to producing a life-time project of artwork together, using their differing skills, communication styles, colors, craft paint, tools, and canvas. Just as these artists bring their various backgrounds and supplies to the task, each partner in a committed marriage relationship contributes his or her preferences (values, worldview, customs, etc) and ways of communicating. Questions to think and talk about, which are cited throughout the book, are again listed in the back of the book for copying and giving to the partner to use. A list of possible priorities of choice, also in the back, can be used any of three ways: (1) to help the reader determine whether a long-term partnership with a particular person from another culture would really suit or not, or (2), to test to see how

  • Total Quality Management (TQM)

    This book - "Total Quality Management" - should be of interest to managers of all levels in; public sector, private sector, and voluntary organisations. While local authority organisations and some government departments my have difficulties in adapting TQM in areas such as social service and education and training, this book demonstrates how TQM programmes can be beneficial to such organizations if properly planned and implemented.This book should appeal to those following formal studies in Management from certificate level up to Master of Business Administration degree. The practical treatment given to the planning and implementation of Total Quality Management (TQM) make it a "must-read" for managers who are preparing to introduce TQM or any quality systems into their organisations. This book should also make interesting reading for managers and potential managers who do not want to undertake formal management studies but want to acquire some management tools. It will enhance the reader's range of managerial skills and help improve organisation effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Ancient Chinese Prophecies: Till the End of the World

    ANCIENT CHINESE PROPHECIES TILL THE END OF THE WORLD, contains prophecies on events in China and the world, spanning over five thousand years, and till the end of the world as we know it. More recent prophecies are about the Red Guards, the Gang of Four in China, and the future of Taiwan. But, how dangerous is the conflict between the U.S. and China over Taiwan? Will China be unified? When? What will happen to the U.S., China, and the world? What effect does the lure of American style democracy and consumerism have on China? In the distant future, will there be an Apocalypse? Armageddon? When will this happen? Thereafter, Utopia and racial harmony, or the end of the world? Again, when will all this happen? The prophecies are translated from the works of Imperial Astrologers from Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD), a Prime Minister from the Three Kingdoms period (220-280 AD), and the first Prime Minister from Zhou Dynasty (1122-221 BC). Since the publication of the first edition in 2000, and the second edition in 2002, many prophecies have already become realities. National Missile Defense, NMD, is to contain Russia and China. Even with the war on terrorism after 9-11, U.S., Taiwan and Japan co-operate to guard against China, and Taiwan independence advocates even want to drag the U.S. into fighting for them. Taiwan's staged presidential assassination on March 19, 2004, is predicted in Diagram 41. This third edition includes the original Chinese scripture, and states the year when China and the U.S. will collide over Taiwan. The prophecies in this book can be interpreted more clearly than those of Nostradamus!

  • Biopsychosocial Practice: A Science-Based Framework for Behavioral Health Care

    Throughout the history of mental health practice, conflicting and irreconcilable theories have caused confusion about how disorders form, what they look like, and how they should be assessed and treated. But thanks to dramatic scientific advances in recent years, these patchwork theories can now be replaced by a unified, science-based, biopsychosocial framework for behavioral healthcare.

    This book presents the essential scientific and ethical foundations of the biopsychosocial framework and then applies it across the treatment process, from intake through outcome assessment. In doing so, the book provides a critical basis for the increasingly integrated healthcare systems of the 21st century.

  • Some Famous Problems of the Theory of Numbers and in particular Waring's Problem

    "Some Famous Problems of the Theory of Numbers and in particular Waring's Problem" was a lecture delivered at the University of Oxford in 1920 by G.H. Hardy, M.A., F.R.S.

  • SIMPLY SICILIAN: Sicilian/Italian Cooking Made Easy

    Simply Sicilian opens up a whole new way to cook Southern Italian food by using simple and basic ingredients and time saving recipes. Like the old saying goes "a little of this", and "a pinch of that" has a lot of meaning in this book. I had the best of


    This book contains not all of my experiences and adventures in life but those experiences and adventures which I feel, were rather unusual. Especially, the circumstances when these happenings occurred.In the book you will find the answer about: The life after death, how long can one live, are people born anew, where are Paradise and Hell located, what happens to the children who depart from this world, what kind of people goes to the "Black Planet", what is the space ship of the extraterrestrials like.You can find some answers which the Bible does not provide for an education of these and of countless other questions, which people have been seeking logical explanation of for over 2000 years.The contacts with cosmic society will expedite the evolution of the entire mankind, thanks to a new type of immune protection. This immune protection will allow people to overcome the radioactive and temperature anomalies of space.In the last chapter of the book you will find out that the art is a gift of God, which each of us may possess and develop, if only he has direct connection with our Crator. In general people have been seeking their right reply for millennia of years on end through this book and this is the connection amongst God, Human Being and the Universe.

  • El Oráculo de Las Tres Tortugas

    El "Sueno Americano" no es solamente americano, es un sueno universal. La razon por la cual lo llaman "Americano" es quizas porque principalmente en Norteamerica existen los medios materiales e institucionales para realizarlo. De todos los rincones del mundo, y sobre todo de America Latina, confluyen ano tras ano a los Estados Unidos en pos de ese sueno bandadas de hombres y mujeres, al igual que confluyen las golondrinas a San Juan Capistrano. Asi lo hicieron los protagonistas de esta historia. Sin embargo, sus cualidades y sus limitaciones, asi como la problematica del trafico de droga endemico para Colombia, los llevaron, como los vientos llevan a un velero sobre las olas embravecidas del mar, a una serie de situaciones angustiosas, tristes, felices, increibles, letales . . . en donde su valentia, inteligencia, constancia, astucia y amor se pusieron a prueba al rojo vivo! Su odisea es tan real como inverosimil; y las situaciones por las que ellos pasan nos llevaran de la admiracion al suspenso, de la risa a la ternura, de la intriga al asombro. En el horizonte de esta historia despuntan verdades e incognitas trascendentales. Entre las verdades trascendentales (y ejemplares diria yo) estan: el amor conyugal, el amor al trabajo, el valor, la comprension, la fe. Entre las incognitas trascendentales resuenan las siguientes: Puede el hombre en realidad ser "el arquitecto de su propio destino?" Puede ser la supersticion otra forma de la fe? Tienen, nuestros nombres alguna influencia en nuestras vidas? Es la corrupcion una lacra continental inacabable? . . . Las luchas, victorias y fracasos de estos seres excepcionales reflejan nuestras propias luchas, victorias y fracasos, y nos transportan a una dimension magica antes de que nuestros heroes puedan alcanzar ese anhelado sueno . . . y aun despues de alcanzarlo. O se podra decir acaso que ellos si lo alcanzaron? Veamos.

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

    Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a unique empirically based psychological intervention that uses acceptance and mindfulness processes, and commitment and behavior change processes to produce psychological flexibility. Steven C. Hayes, who helped develop ACT, and co-author Jason Lillis provide an overview of ACT's main influences and its basic principles.

    In this succinct and understandable survey, the authors show how ACT illuminates the ways that language encourages unhelpful skirmishing in clients' psychic lives, and how to use ACT to help clients accept private experiences, become more mindful of thoughts, develop greater clarity about personal values, and commit to needed behavior change.

    Acceptance and Commitment Therapy examines the therapy's history and process, evaluates the therapy's evidence base and effectiveness, and suggests future directions in the therapy's development.

  • Betting on Horses - Utilising Price Changes for Profit

    Price movements during the overnight stage of horse racing and during the short period prior commencement of racing sometimes give rise to patterns that can be successfully used to decide when to 'lay' or 'back' horses. Numerous examples of these patterns as they occurred during a period of a year are selected and presented for the benefit of the reader. Strategies are also developed to successfully exploit on the betting exchanges, the betting in running. The book is based on the United Kingdom Horse Racing. But due to the international nature of the race betting industry the methods discussed are also useful in North America, Ireland and Australia 3-10 Musselburg 7f 30yds Going; Gd/F 7 Run 1 Heavenly Saint 7/4 2 Khandala . . . 11/4 5/2 5 Lady Of The Pa 7/2 4 6 Priceless Spee 8 4 Lady Bower . . . 10 3 Kiwi Princess 33 7 Robslastcall . 150 200 3-10 Musselburg 7f 30yds Going; Gd/F 7 Run 1 Heavenly Saint 7/4 2 2 Khandala . . . 11/4 5/2 2 5 Lady Of The Pa 7/2 4 9/2 6 Priceless Spee 8 7 4 Lady Bower . . . 10 12 3 Kiwi Princess 33 25 33 7 Robslastcall . 150 200 A summary of the benefits of the method Highlights the complexities of price information Finds winners Finds opportunities to lay or back horses on the exchanges Plans your betting in running Complements your form analysis Alerts Pitfalls Makes Horse Racing Enjoyable Uses the power of the Internet

  • The Location Code - The Best Place to Live: Are You Succesful PRESENTLY WHERE YOU ARE?

    HAVE NOTICED THAT SOME LOCATIONS ARE MORE PROSPEROUS THAN OTHERS? DID YOU NOTICE THAT CERTAIN HOMES FEEL DIFFERENT FROM OTHERS? WHY SOME PEOPLE ENJOY VISITING A LOCATION MORE THAN ANOTHER ONE?THIS BOOK ANSWERS THESE QUESTIONS....People who have been on both the Northern and Southern Hemispheresknow that the water runs down a drain in counter-clockwise direction south ofthe equator and clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere. Hurricanes, tornadoes and otherlow-pressure storm centers in the NorthernHemisphereswirl in the counter-clockwise motion, but in the Southern Hemisphere this isreversed. Even smoke spirals upward in the opposite direction on each half ofthe Earth. If seen from "above,"(North) the planets of the solar system appear to rotate counter-clockwisemotion. From the southern side of the solar system ("below"), theywould be seen to rotate in the opposite direction. No civilization of any kind has everoriginated in the Southern Hemisphere; people from the Northern Hemispherefounded every modern nation existing south of the equator today. This dominanceof the north over the south manifests itself even among nations, states, andcities. Wherever a war or conflict has arisen, either civil or international,the northern nation-or northern part of that nation-emerges victorious ordominant. Southern Ireland is one example; both before and after their American CivilWar, the North dominated the South in this country, and it still does. AlthoughWashington, D.C.is the nation's Capital, New York is thefinancial center of this country (New Yorkbeing farther north than Washington).

  • Hip Hop Learns Manners

    The purpose of this book is to teach children about the importance of using good manners when interacting with other people. This is a crucial component of a child's social development. This book is about a young boy who is taught an important lesson about manners in a funny heartfelt way by his teachers and classmates.

  • Electricity: Discover Science Through Facts and Fun

    You might think that electricity is just what makes the lights come on or keeps the television running. But electricity is everywhere! You can find it in the air, in the ground, and even inside the human body. Learn all about electricity and how we bring it into our homes.

  • Healing Days: A Guide For Kids Who Have Experienced Trauma

    Healing Days is a book designed to be used in therapy for young children and functions as an excellent resource for those who have experienced physical or sexual abuse, or other trauma. Readers will follow four children as they learn ways to cope with their own trauma. Sensitive, empowering, and beautifully illustrated, the book models therapeutic coping responses and provides children with tools they may use to deal with their own trauma. A Dear Reader introduction is included for the child reader. Also available is an online Note to Parents and Caregivers.

  • A Sea of Broken Hearts: Patient Rights in a Dangerous, Profit-Driven Health Care System

    This is a must-read for summer runners, baby-boomers, and anyone who suspects that they or a loved one has been harmed by medical errors in our health care system. Hundreds of thousands of Americans die each year from medical errors, but most mistakes are kept secret from patients. After learning a few basic tools of cardiology, the reader shares a journey of heartbreaking mystery and discovery as a father pieces together the events that led to the death of his 19-year old son, despite extensive evaluation by a "team" of cardiologists. That personal struggle opens into a broad-ranging examination of our profit-driven health care system. The story concludes with an appeal for ten patient's rights to protect us all before we personally encounter the dangers of our health care system.

  • The War of the Wenuses

    A spoof of H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds. "

  • Cold Cases

    Police didnt always have the crime-solving methods and technology available today. Even the best detectives sometimes couldnt gather enough evidence to solve crimes. This compelling book focuses on these cold cases, crimes that havent been solved after a complete investigation. Readers learn about painstaking detection techniques such as bloodstain analysis, ballistics, toxicology, and DNA profiling. These are just some of the invaluable tools of law enforcement referenced that are helping police solve the most perplexing cold cases. With innovative crime science teams on the job, hope remains that many cold cases can finally be cracked.

  • The Nimrods

    The Nimrods is an important new book for two reasons. First, it is an accurate true-life story, told by an A-26 navigator/co-pilot who flew 182 combat missions in the Vietnam War, about a magnificent band of A-26 pilots and navigator/co-pilots who flew--from 1966 to 1969--countless high-intensity nighttime dive-bombing missions in "The Secret War in Laos" (Steel Tiger, Barrel Roll and along the Ho Chi Minh Trail). To illustrate the intensity of the dive-bombing missions in the Vietnam War, the writer describes, in detail, more than twenty separate unforgettable missions-and more importantly-the personalities and psychological reactions of all of the unforgettable characters who were a part of the 609th Special Operations Squadron. Second, the book is highly relevant to the current Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the Global War on Terror, because it addresses the lessons learned in the Vietnam War (and World War II and the Korean War) and advocates that Americans and their allies apply those lessons learned to terrorism and renewed threats of nuclear war from tyrants and terrorists around the world. This is a book whose time has come. The views of our military veterans and their families who have endured the life-threatening and life-changing experiences of combat are made known to the American public and our allies. Recommendations from The Iraq Study Group Report, and President Bush's new Iraq strategy, are reviewed and analyzed. The book articulates a new way forward and a new vision that can be embraced by the entire world, and contrasts the vision of America and its allies with the vision of Osama bin Laden and the radical Islamic terrorists who threaten the security of the entire world.

  • What is Love Intelligence?

    In a world where we are starting to recognise and understand the importance of other types of intelligence other than IQ, this book uses a philosophical and Socratic approach to introduce the concept of Love Intelligence. It uses well established principles of psychiatry, psychology, sociology, physics and learning theory to draw closer attention to the sometimes unrecognised processes of love. It discusses how we can begin to recognise the threads of the process of Love Intelligence running through history and growing in expression and influence. How we can make better sense, and a more peaceful, harmonious and uniting sense of life and our world through increased awareness, improved expression and increased propagation of Love Intelligence. How Love Intelligence can introduce positive energy, progress, hope and optimism into the dynamics of all forms of relationships. It also uses a collective narrative style, humour and poetry to explore complex issues that can also involve Love Intelligence. Love Intelligence is identified as a promising form of intelligence that is also and more so of the future, its further growth anticipated to help improve our individual, social and collective intelligence and relationships.

  • Faith and the Camp Snob

    Faith, the new girl, knows she's not the typical cheerleader. She's lanky, shy, and avoids the spotlight. When she goes to cheer camp, her snobby teammatestops at nothing to embarrass her. To shine on her new squad, Faith will have to learn to lean on her friends and believe in herself."

  • The Shrinking City

    Thirty years ago, BRAINIAC shrank the city of KANDOR and sealed it inside an unbreakable glass container. The evil supercomputer is still exploring the universe, collecting cities from hundreds of planets. SUPERMAN must stop BRAINIAC from bottling up METROPOLIS, and then save KANDOR -- the last remnant of his home planet, KRYPTON.

  • Black Bears/ Osos Negros

    As winter turns to spring, a black bear and her cubs leave their den. The babies follow their hungry mother as she searches for their next meal. In Black Bears/Osos negros, learn all about this amazing animals life in the forest. This special English-Spanish bilingual edition enables children to work on their second-language skills as they develop strengths in their primary language.

  • APA Handbook of Human Systems Integration

    The APA Handbook of Human Systems Integration is a practical tool for both students and professionals who need specific knowledge about human considerations in systems design. It is intended to sensitize readers to basic design issues, enhance their understanding of the influence of these issues, and guide them in appropriately combining human performance with a system's numerous interacting components. A central tenet of this book is that it is not sufficient to examine items independently - one must go beyond a focus on individual workers, tools, tasks, or environments. Thus, the handbook is a ""how to"" resource that reflects the state-of-the-art on work in this enterprise. The book's opening chapters define what is meant by human systems integration, provide a historical overview of the field, and describe a set of case studies to which many chapter authors apply their expertise. Succeeding chapters reflect on the physical, physiological, perceptual, cognitive, and organizational considerations that affect human systems performance and discuss how the knowledge base of the field has been applied in various domains. The remaining chapters describe the trade-offs associated with integrating individual considerations and systems performance, discussing how a decision that optimizes performance in one area (e.g., display design) may entail a reduction of performance in another area (e.g., staffing or personnel selection).

  • A Feel Better Book for Little Worriers

    Worries can feel like a BIG problem to a LITTLE kid!

    A Feel Better Book for Little Worriers assures kids that having some worries is normal -- everyone has them, even adults!

    The rhyming narration helps little kids to identify a worry and where it might come from, as well as provides them with helpful tools to reduce and cope with worries.

    Includes a Note to Parents and Caregivers that expands on the cognitive-behavioral science behind the strategies and tools presented in the book, with more information on how you can help your little worrier to stay calm.

    From the Note to Parents and Caregivers:

    Imagine if the skills for managing stress and anxiety were learned in early childhood. Children as young as three years old who are experiencing anxious feelings for the first time could ease their worries by practicing proper breathing and relaxation techniques.. Teaching these skills early in a child's life will not only establish confidence and courage, but will set the foundation for managing
    anxiety that can transition well into adulthood.

    How This Book Can Help

    A Feel Better Book for Little Worriers offers an interactive approach that not only teaches little worriers to recognize anxiety as it's happening, but provides them with simple coping mechanisms they will look forward to practicing day after day. Each verse offers a valuable lesson. Whether using this book at home, school, or in a clinical setting, these lessons can be put to use in a multitude of ways.

  • Handbook of Psychotherapy and Religious Diversity

    Many religious people distrust the idea of psychotherapy because they fear mental health professionals will misunderstand and pathologize their beliefs. This book provides concrete guidance on how therapists can work effectively with clients from a variety of religious backgrounds.

    Each chapter is devoted to a different religious denomination and is written by an author who is both a mental health professional and an expert on the tradition described. The contributors provide information on the central beliefs and practices of the faith, describe how spiritual concerns may emerge in therapy, and offer guidelines for promoting trust and positive outcomes.

  • An Account of Egypt

    Translated by George Campbell Macaulay

  • From Classroom to Courtroom

    From Classroom to Courtroom tells the story of how fifteen American university academics in a Middle Eastern Studies department got embroiled in serious unacademic conflicts with serious consequences. From 1994 onward, these academic colleagues made or faced official complaints and allegations of favoritism, intimidation, abuse, harassment, and racism, and charges of prevarication and dishonesty, and ethnic, religious, and gender discrimination. They initiated three or four faculty grievances. An exodus of graduate students from the department consequently took place. Five or six faculty careers ended in the process, which culminated in a law suit. From Classroom to Courtroom details behavior of the author and six or seven of his departmental colleagues and two university administrators in conflict situations within, between, and among the department's Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, and Turkish sections. The author develops this part of the narrative mostly through a paper trail of official letters, reports, memoranda, e-messages, and court deposition testimony In highlighting cross-cultural dimensions of cited conflicts, From Classroom to Courtroom suggests arguably culture-specific behavior on the part of departmental colleagues, only two of them born in America. Such behavior, the book implies, may derive from cultural conflicts between some academics of Arab, Iranian, and Israeli origin, on the one hand, and American academics of European origin, on the other, between some Muslim and Christian Arabs and some Jewish Israelis, and between some Middle Eastern and American men and some Middle Eastern women. In its chronological narrative leading up to a law suit filed by an Arab Muslim woman academic against her department and college, From Classroom to Courtroom also tells the story of the book's author and first-person narrator, describing the daily life of a Middle East language/literature professor at a large state university, a life of teaching, writing, departmental politics, family, and travel.

  • Into the Greenhouse Vol. II: Dreams. The Art of Living Limitlessly

    This is Volume II of XXV Volumes of Dreams. Dreamt over the course of a decade, and recorded on audio-cassettes. Starting in 1989, the dream tapes ended in 1998. Each volume is the transcribed contents of ten audio-cassettes; each serving, as a chapter, which were mostly 90 minutes. These dream volumes, do validate the dreams shared in the revolutionary memoir, Dream Magus Of Babylon, which explores the spiritual journey of Task Companions; Stephen S. Katz and I, which lasted 7 years and beyond, transcending his passing in 1989. A fascinating read, it explores a life in the theatre in both New York City and Canada, involves a nasty betrayal, great anecdotes, with dreams of the departed woven into the magical, inspiring tale that's full of laughter and kick-ass sex!

  • Emotion-Focused Therapy for Complex Trauma: An Integrative Approach

    This book looks at 15 years of research involving clinical trials, observation and analysis of therapy sessions, as well as the authors' own extensive clinical experience to describe precisely how EFT works to heal complex trauma.

  • Connecting the Dots...: Making Sense of the UFO Phenomenon

    ?Paola?s positive approach to the UFO phenomenon developed in the USA in the light of J. Allen Hynek?s serious activity and in Italy with CUN?s disclosure effort has turned into a sincere mission to inform the general public about the real facts about of the possible alien presence.? Dr. Roberto Pinotti Director-Centro Ufologico Nationale (CUN) Italy ? Her enthusiasm and insight into the subject plumbs the spiritual depths of the phenomena and inspires the interviewees. This book is a valuable tool that casts light on the greatest story of our time.? Robert O Dean, Retired Command Sergeant Major ?Paola Harris is an investigative journalist whose quest for the truth about UFOs has taken her all around the world. Her dedication is legendary and she has obtained numerous scoops through her meticulous research and tenacious approach. Paola has made a major contribution to this subject by placing into the public domain a vast body of direct testimony from key figures in this field.? Nick Pope, UFO Researcher, UK ?Paola Harris is enlightening lightning; she arrives on the scene of both UFOs and Exopolitics like a bolt from above.? Her interviews in this book serve to enlighten readers and shed light on this mystery.Paul Davids, Star Wars book writer and Executive Producer of Roswell, the Showtime film starring Kyle MacLachlan, Martin Sheen and Dwight Yoakam

  • Mayor

    - Continuation of the AEP Award-nominated series
    - Timely topic will reflect new government leaders taking office in 2009--the president, vice president, Speaker of the House, and others!
    - Completely redesigned series
    - Correlates to NCSS and state curriculum standards
    - Close photo-text match
    - Leveled text reviewed by a reading consultant, Susan Nations, M. Ed.
    - Books and web sites for further information
    - Includes Table of Contents, Glossary, Index
    - These new, updated titles were previously published under Our Government Leaders, which is now out of print.

  • Practical Suggestions for Mother and Housewife


  • Les Contemplations Aujourd'hui 1843-1855, Vol. 2

    The second volume of Les Contemplations (No Suggestions), part of the collected poems of Victor Hugo (1802-1885) in the original French.

  • Lady Audley's Secret

    Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1835-1915) was a prolific writer, producing some 75 novels. The most famous one is her first novel, "Lady Audley's Secret" (1862), which won her immediate recognition and fortune.

  • Born Without A Silver Spoon...

    John was a curious and scared child who, due to circumstances, was forced to grow up at a very young age. He grew up a loner and although was a bright and very intelligent child he did not have the upbringing that we all hope for our children. He was placed in instituations from a very young age and through out his whole life has had to deal with things we wish no-one has too.After hearing his fascinating story I decided, with his agreement, that it should be told to the world. Although it can not change the past, it might make people aware of what is happening in the world to try and stop it happening again.... to other scared vunerable children.This story is a true life story and the events have happened. I have, although, altered names and places for the protection of those involved.I hope you find his story as interesting and fascinating as I have.

  • The Great Potato Bake-off

    The Great Potato Bake-Off" is a hilarious, educational children's story set in a tiny town called Spudsville. These potatoes of different color and sizes proudly anticipate the onset of a contest in which they will be judged for their tasty qualities. This story abounds those who have gone before them, proudly ending us as French fries, Baked or Mashed potatoes. With tension running high, the perplexed judges finally decided, that no potato is better than the other. It is a fictitious potato contest that demonstrates the ways in which the color of an individual's skin does not indicate their value as a person. The story is intended to show us why we must eliminate the ways people tend to divide people. My sister wrote this story as an appeal to young readers by sharing with them a new theme for learning a most valuable lesson.

  • Christmas With Charity

    This is a heartwarming Christmas story of an unexpected friendship, and the true meaning of giving, not just at Christmas, but all throughout the year.

  • Career Counseling

    Author Mark L. Savickas briefly outlines the history of vocational guidance and career education in contemporary culture, then explains career construction theory as the basis for a postmodern model of career counseling. In this narrative approach, practitioners listen closely to clients' stories to identify the occupational plots, career themes, and character arcs that will be used to design the next scenario in their working lives.

  • Life's Harder Than Ever

    This is the second book continuing on with the story of my life; I thought that life in general was hard enough before but who knows what can happen. I was totally wrong in thinking that I had it all planned out.Life throws all kinds of challenges at me and I do endeavor to take up these challenges and try to make the best of what I have no matter how hard or painful it becomes. Just when I think that I've had the worst of it yet another problem raises its ugly head. When these problems and hardships arise in my life I always try to face them head on but as I grow older I am finding it much harder to cope with them. I have always said to people that no matter what happens I will always spring back the trouble is, my spring is getting a bit weak now.2004, 2005 were very traumatic years for Natalie and myself more than anyone else, although Marie was a constant source of support and comfort to the pair of us in those dark and dismal times. In 2007 however, everything was to change indeed our whole way of life was to become harder in many ways. There's an old saying there's nowt as queer as folk, by hell that's true and I found out first hand just how people who are supposed to be your friends can turn against you with dramatic consequences. I have found out only through making major mistakes in my life that everyone is a suspect; it's only through sheer determination and courage that I have found the strength to carry on and to look out for my family and indeed for myself to the best of my ability.

  • Democracy by Diplomacy

    For more than twenty-five years, the tiny independent island-states of the English-speaking Caribbean have been dispatching diplomats to the United Nations, the Organization of American States, the Commonwealth of Nations, and to many capitals including Washington and London. This book recalls the heroic instances when the diplomats from these tiny states succeeded in keeping the USA, the world's lone superpower, true to its democratic creed. The USA is inclined to abandon democratic ideals when other interests are at stake. The Caribbean diplomats have helped to improve US world- and regional-leadership by challenging the US when it was willing to stray; and, they have improved the lives of millions of people in Latin America and the Caribbean by their insistence on democratic ideals at every juncture. The diplomats and leaders from the tiny Caribbean states have utilized the multilateral institutions where they sit at table with the USA to make themselves a moral force for good. How could tiny states possibly compel changes in US foreign policy? A former Ambassador to the UN, the USA and the OAS answers this question in Democracy by Diplomacy.

  • The New Testament

    In every edition since 1560, the Holy Bible has been formatted for ease of reference and use in church meetings. As useful as that is, it also tends to obscure the nature of the original record. The Bible is much more than verse after verse of identically formatted text; it includes ancient headings, direct quotations, majestic poetry, and much more. The Readable Scriptures edition uses the standard King James Version of the New Testament but removes the modern overlay of verse numbers, double columns, chapter summaries, and cross-references; then it formats the text based on the content of the record itself--as headings, poetry, block quotations, or whatever is required, including modern paragraphing to organize verses in context. The result is an edition that shows the underlying structure of the ancient documents and is easy to read and understand. Appropriately formatting the text of the Bible does more than increase understanding, however; it also helps reveal the complexity and sophistication of this remarkable collection of sacred records. For all who are serious students of the scriptures, this new edition will pay rich dividends in deeper comprehension and enhanced appreciation.

  • Confronting America's Health Care Crisis: Establishing a Clinic for the Medically Uninsured

    Confronting America's Health Care Crisis is not just a book for those in the health care field. It is a book for investors, politicians, educators, and anyone who has an interest in reforming American's NUMBER ONE concern: ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE!Did you know there are 47 million medically uninsured American's? What would you do if you lost your health care insurance? What would you do if your child became ill, and you did not have a clinic for his or her care? If you did not have health care insurance; where would you go if you had a cold or chronic illness? What would you do if you had a pre-existing medical conditon and you were denied medical insurance? How could you afford your medication if you did not have health care insurance?This book provides one solution to America's medical crisis. It gives solid answers for anyone interested in health care reform. This book demonstrates how a clinic was built without the support of local, state, or federal funds. It provides guidance, direciton, an outline, case studies and a business plan to build a clinic. It provides ways to work in the community gathering the needed in-kind donations, and it provides suggetions for overcoming the hurdles so that once the clinic is open and operational, it remains open. This book is a journey of one Nurse Practitioner and how she saw a need in her community and built a clinic for the medcially uninsured. This book demonstrates one solution for providing health care to those who are medically uninsured.Health care is not a privilege, no one should be denied adequate health care coverage regardless of his or her ability to pay, or because of a pre-existing health care condtion which precludes him or her from receiving coverage.

  • Putting on the Brakes: Understanding and Taking Control of Your ADD or ADHD

    Now in its 20th year of publication, Putting on the Brakes remains the essential go-to resource for kids, parents, and professionals looking for tips and techniques on managing attention disorders.

    This third edition is updated and revised throughout with the latest info, resources, medication types, and glossary terms on ADHD. Written by two nationally recognized ADHD experts, Putting on the Brakes is loaded with practical ways to improve organizational, focusing, studying, and homework skills and contains more strategies for making friends, controlling emotions, and being healthy.

    This book gives kids with ADHD the tools for success in and out of school and helps them to feel empowered to be the best they can be!

  • Peace Theories and the Balkan War

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • The Real Life Adventures of Anna and Saddie: Christina

    Christina has been changing over the last couple of months and Anna is very concerned about her friend. Anna struggles to find out why Christina is dressing differently and avoiding everyone, including her best friend. This turns out to be very difficult as people either refuse to except the truth or just don't want to talk about it, including Christina. While Anna is attempting to help Christina, Saddie is trying to figure out how to confront a classmate about lying. this turns out to be far more complicated than she had ever thought it would be.To find out if Anna and Saddie help thier friends, learn about themselves, and figure out how to navigate the waters of these Real life Adventures you'll have to read the book.

  • The Art of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives

    Amid the hundreds of "how-to" books that have appeared in recent years, there have been very few which attempted to analyze the mysteries of play-construction. This book does that - and its principles are so valid that they apply equally well to the short story, novel and screenplay. Lajos Egri examines a play from the inside out, starting with the heart of any drama: its characters. For it is people - their private natures and their inter-relationships - that move a story and give it life. All good dramatic writing depends upon an understanding of human motives. Why do people act as they do? What forces tranform a coward into a hero, a hero into a coward? What is it that Romeo does early in Shakespeare's play that makes his later suicide seem inevitable? Why must Nora leave her husband at the end of A Doll's House? These are a few of the fascinating problems which Egri analyzes. He shows how it is essential for the author to have a basic premise - a thesis, demonstrated in terms of human behavior - and to develop his dramatic conflict on the basis of that behavior. Premise, character, conflict: this is Egri's ABC. His book is a direct, jargon-free approach to the problem of achieving truth in a literary creation.

  • Souls Reunited: A story of rebirth and reunion of souls

    This is a story about a past life as communicated to me by my spirit guide, initially through automatic writing thirteen years ago which came as a complete surprise to all involved and more recently through clairvoyance which again, came as a surprise after a period of nine years during which there was no contact.This story is set in a period of history that is referred to as the Dark Ages and involves a partnership which spans the centuries of time. It begins in the eighth century when little is known about life in England although it appears to be a relatively peaceful period in a history of tumultuous times.It is a story about Wulfgand, a Saxon warrior/farmer who was born in Germany and who eventually settled in a small Cornish village and Griselda whom he met there, fell in love with and married. Griselda's spirit stayed in the land where they lived after she died and was recalled several centuries later by a gentleman practising white witchcraft or pagan rituals on the same land. This gentleman brought forward the spirits of the earth and so he was brought together with the spirit of Griselda.My spirit guide today is Wulfgand and I was his wife, Griselda, in our past life. The gentleman carrying out the pagan practices was Eddie, my husband in this life.My investigations and research into corroboration of given facts from spirit have been rewarding and have led me to retrace my steps to the village in West Cornwall where I once lived.This is a story of rebirth, reunion and an intertwining of souls up to the present day.

  • Milestones: Milliaires 1978-1989

    Like his previous books, "Milestones: Millionaires 1978-1989" reveals a quiet, introspective side of poet Michael Galiana's life. It was discovered as a handwritten manuscript following his death in 1999. This edition is presented in both English and French.

  • Making Research Matter: A Psychologist's Guide to Public Engagement

    This volume gathers well-known experts to discuss how researchers can impact a broader audience, by lending their scientific expertise to pressing social issues, current events, and public debates.

    The landmark Brown v. Board of Education case, in which the Supreme Court cited psychological evidence in overturning school segregation, is just one example of the positive and noteworthy impact social science research can have on the world beyond academia. But many researchers today have trouble communicating with non-academic audiences and engaging the broader society.

    With pointers on talking to the media, testifying as an expert witness, dealing with governmental organizations, working with schools and students, and influencing public policy, this volume helps social scientists forge the vital link between scholarship and social engagement. Contributors include prominent experts from a wide-range of specialties, such as academic psychologists, Harvard Business School professors, directors of organizations, and government officials.

  • Clues in the Attic

    Ben lost something that belongs to his sister, and he has to find it. He is scared, but it doesn't matter. Ben has to be brave. He has to go into the attic.

  • Lions

    Lions have long held the title of the king of beasts. Readers will decide for themselves if these killer cats truly deserve the label after being presented with numerous facts and engaging information. In the action-packed photographs, lions look the part of mighty animals. They roam their habitats without fear, letting out impressive roars to caution their enemies and to celebrate a successful hunt. Readers will also examine the fascinating social lives of lions in their pride.

  • Golden Eagles

    High in the sky, a golden eagle soars among the clouds looking for its prey. It sees the tiniest movement in the mountains below and dives toward the ground. In Golden Eagles, read all about how this amazing bird grows from a little downy chick to a fierce mountain hunter.

  • APA Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology

    The application of clinical neuropsychology to forensic questions and issues is growing at a tremendous rate. The APA Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology covers the scientific and clinical neuropsychological advances and their application in forensic contexts. To accomplish this goal, this handbook (a) presents the theoretical, statistical, and ethical foundations of forensic neuropsychology; (b) describes current assessment measures and procedures employed in forensic neuropsychology, with an emphasis on their empirical evidence base; (c) integrates recently published empirical literature involving commonly encountered disorders and special populations; (d) describes reporting, admissibility, and testimony issues involving neuropsychology in forensic matters; and (e) describes future directions involving the intersection of clinical neuropsychology and legal matters.

  • Sanae Mentis: Drugs - A Son's Addiction, other Teens and the System. A Fathers Devotion

    SANAE MENTIS provides a provocative discourse into the social ills confronting our youth today. With startling disclosures, it addresses the reality of two worlds converging, both expressive of life itself, as only each has experienced it. The author sets out to delve into the hearts of these young people in a quest to understand what has increasingly professed itself as a degenerative nature with uncompromising voice. Sanae Mentis allows us to hear the crying voices of children who are in need of help, as they struggle to survive in a world which has changed so rapidly and promiscuously at their expense.As an educator, parent, and counselor, I find this book to be significantly worthy in its portrayal of youth in crisis. The poignant stories of its characters, serve to remind all of us that 'no man is an island.'The overriding moral responsibility of a civilized society is designed to nurture and provide our children with the opportunity to become productive and creditable citizens. We must prepare them holistically, to face the challenges of today and tomorrow's world.Not withstanding our own coup d'etat, adults must collectively acknowledge their precarious roles in having created these potentially negative and explosive scenarios. Righting the wrong, that we have in our society, can only be done by recapturing the definitive integrity and sound authority of our moral values. Then and only then, can we thwart the decaying values of a generation trapped in regrettable chaos and detrimental conflict. The stage must be set on a proper course toward a positive mode.As a wife and mother, I applaud the efforts of the author in sharing his story with all of us who share the joy and yes, the pain of raising children who will ultimately shape the face of centuries to come.

  • Daddy can make a Difference

    Being a Father Requires More Than The Capability To Produce Off Spring! Many children today are perishing because they are hungry for their father's attention, covering, protection and training. I hope this book will challenge you to become the father that God ordained you to be. Being a father requires more than the capability to produce offspring. Lay a solid foundation for your family's future. Combining personal accounts, letters, biblical wisdom, and practical exercises, Dr. Campbell's straightforward transparent exposition offers insights on the basic help to men and women, childhood training through stages of development, and more on how daddy can make a difference. Includes a helpful list of recommended resources. Calling all Fathers, when you stand before God almighty, he is not interested in how much money you made, I think he will be interested in where are your children and what have you done with them as a father.

  • 4Teen: A true story about a teenage pregnancy

    This book will give you the truth about how hard life is when you become a young mum. When growing up I never would of thought that my life would of took me down the path that it did.In this book you will read about my life struggles and how with the help of a very supportive family I was able to prove many people wrong.

  • Criminal Profiling

    Criminal profiling is one of the newest approaches to combating crime. Profilers tackle a wide range of challenges. They investigate when, why, and where crimes take place. They study the criminal mind to not only track down perpetrators but also to figure out ways to reduce the crime rate. In this high-interest book, readers explore theories of criminology and examine how these concepts are being employed in police work. They discover how technology is aiding police in pinpointing areas where crimes are likely to occur so they can better protect the public. The text also highlights the wide variety of career choices available to those interested in law enforcement.

  • Swine Flu: What You Need to Know (2009)

    The Swine Flu: What You Need to Know is the first book covering the 2009 outbreak of the Swine Flu. It contains an easy-to-understand history and pandemics in general and the Swine Flu in particular, as well as information on signs, symptions, diagnosis, and treatment. Special sections cover how to protect children and what supplies should be kept in your house, in case the pandemic shuts down work and shopping.

  • Watch Tulips Grow / Mira Como Crecen Los Tulipanes!

    From humble bulbs, some of the most beautiful flowers burst forth with showy blooms of petals. There are now over 3,000 registered varieties of tulips. With the help of vibrant photographs, fun facts, and translation into standard Latin-American text, bilingual readers explore the way tulips grow into the beautiful plants seen in flower shops and gardens around the world.

  • It's Windy! / Está Ventoso!

    Wind may be invisible, but it can be a big part of the weather. Wind gusts can knock down trees and even blow the hat off your head. Through the use of colorful illustrations and easy-to-read text presented in both English and standard Latin American Spanish, early readers will explore what happens when the wind picks up in their neighborhood. The sights and sounds of a windstorm are highlighted by illustrations of a young girl experiencing a windy day just outside her home. [ High-interest topic engages young readers [ Strong picture-text correlation aids in comprehension [ Reading level supports beginning readers [ Picture glossary helps develop vocabulary skills [ Comprehendible index guides readers through each book

  • The 71st Division Artillery Photo Annual

    This "photo annual" describes the history of the 71st Light Division from its activation in July 1943 through November 10, 1944.

  • Nurses

    Learn about nurses, where they work, and how they help people to stay healthy.

  • Materials: Discover Science Throught Facts and Fun

    It may sound confusing, but materials are the things we use to make the things we use! Materials can be solid, liquid, or gases. Since the first humans discovered that rocks could be used to hunt or to build shelter, people have used materials to make their lives easier. Learn all about different types of materials and how they can be combined to build an entire city.

  • CHILD SUPPORT DOLLAR$ and SENSE for NCPs: Practical advice, guidance, resources and much more for Non-Custodial Parents juggling child support issues.

    Child Support Dollars and $ense for NCPs is an absolute must read for everyone dealing with child support issues today. Non-Custodial Parents facing challenges in handling their obligations will find this resource easy to read and the tools and guidance it offers exceptionally easy to apply to their own situations. Those NCPs who would like to avoid common pitfalls will find tools for managing all aspects of their cases from initial assignment of obligation to continuing and finalizing their payments of support for adult children. Everyone - including custodial parents and legal professionals - will come away with invaluable insight into how best to deal with the ins and outs of this huge and increasingly complex system. This book offers example after example of real life NCPs who have overcome enormous obstacles in the process of paying their obligations and will teach the reader how to do the same. Find out why the child support enforcement administration had to: ? dismiss a $56,000 arrearage of a so-called deadbeat ? reduce the arrears of some others and in many cases. . . .? Reimburse NCPs support that they had over paid.There is a desperate need for everyone to have a better understanding of the child support enforcement system and the people who manage it. Too often those in the greatest need of guidance and support in these matters relinquish control and power to others to the detriment of themselves and - more importantly - their children. Readers will be empowered to make the best of often less than perfect circumstances and to make the system work for them and their families' best interests.

  • 20 Fun Facts About Stingrays

    Stingrays glide gracefully through the water; they seem like alien creatures with their wide, flat bodies and slender tails. They drift to the sea floor and use their flat bodies to stir up the sand and bury themselves. Many stingrays use their deadly stingers to catch prey. Some have powerful mouths for crushing shells. Astonishing photographs allow readers to see these fierce fish in their natural habitat.

  • The Action Bible Handbook: A Dictionary of People, Places, and Things

    What is a covenant? What animals are mentioned in the Bible? Who was Gideon? What kinds of jobs did Bible characters have?Are you ready for some answers to the questions?
    With vivid illustrations and kid-friendly explanations, The Action Bible Handbook gives you deeper insight into both familiar and challenging Bible words and names. Over 700 "whos", "wheres", and "whats" make it interesting and understandable. Learn about topics like:

    • Animals and Insects
    • Languages and Phrases
    • Plants and Trees
    • Places to Go
    • Popular People
    • Unnatural Disasters
    • Weapons and Armor
    • And much more!
    A complete index is included so you can find just the topic you're looking for. And with the handy page number references, you'll find this is the perfect companion to The Action Bible.

  • Warm Fuzzies

    Warm Fuzzies is about a young girl named Shonna that is having problems fitting in with her friends at school. Her Mom comes up with an idea, a "Warm Fuzzy". (A doll made up of a pom pom, pipe cleaners, eyes, a button nose and string for a mouth). When

  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

    A WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER - The new 2020 copyright release of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition includes three different formats -- spiral and tabbed, paperback, and hardcover, all of which are full-color. It is the official source for APA Style. With millions of copies sold worldwide in multiple languages, it is the style manual of choice for writers, researchers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, nursing, communications, education, business, engineering, and other fields.

    Known for its authoritative, easy-to-use reference and citation system, the Publication Manual also offers guidance on choosing the headings, tables, figures, language, and tone that will result in powerful, concise, and elegant scholarly communication. It guides users through the scholarly writing process--from the ethics of authorship to reporting research through publication. The seventh edition is an indispensable resource for students and professionals to achieve excellence in writing and make an impact with their work.

    New to This Edition:

    • resources for students on writing and formatting annotated bibliographies, response papers, and other student papers as well as guidelines on citing course materials
    • sample papers for both professional authors and student writers
    • new chapters on journal article reporting standards, bias-free language guidelines, and legal references
    • more than 100 new reference examples covering periodicals, books, audiovisual media, social media, webpages and websites, and other resources
    • more than 40 new sample tables and figures
    • guidelines that support accessibility for all users, including simplified reference, in-text citation, and heading formats as well as additional font options

  • McCary Fluted Point Survey of Virginia: Point 1 to 1055

    This book is a report on 50+ years of collecting paleopoint data in Virginia. It contains drawings, rubbings, and photographs of 1055 Paleoindian projectile points. All point data is listed which can be obtained on a CD from the McCary Fluted Point Survey of Virginia. The Survey publishes an annual point update which is available from the Survey. The author can be contacted at: hranickyj@va-archaeology.com

  • Write It Up: Practical Strategies for Writing and Publishing Journal Articles

    How do you write good research articles -- articles that are interesting, compelling, and easy to understand? How do you write papers that influence the field instead of falling into obscurity? Write It Up offers a practical and revealing look at how productive researchers write strong articles. The book's guiding idea is that academics should write to make an impact, not just to get something published somewhere. Your work will be more influential if you approach it reflectively and strategically. Based on his experience as an author, journal editor, and reviewer, Paul Silvia offers systematic approaches to problems like picking journals; cultivating the right tone and style; managing collaborative projects and co-authors; crafting effective Introduction, Method, Results, and Discussion sections; and submitting and resubmitting papers to journals. With its light-hearted style and practical advice, Write It Up will help graduate students struggling with writing their first paper, early career professors who need advice on how to write better articles, and seasoned academic writers looking to refresh their writing strategy or style.

  • Just Another Day at the B.r.c.

    "What really happens inside the recreation clubs that evolved from coal mining operations? Are their members sure they "see it all?" This short story of tales reportedly seen by one Braidwood Recreation Club member in just one day may be hard to believe, yet easy to imagine. Photos help the reader decide if these short sagas are totally true, totally fictitious, or somewhere in-between."

  • Career Counseling

    In this second edition of Career Counseling, Mark L. Savickas updates his influential approach to reflect recent trends in the modern workplace such as telework, the increased use of temporary employees, and the emerging "gig economy."

    Career and vocational guidance have existed since the early 20th century, and has centered primarily around interest inventories and ways to match individuals to jobs. Savickas discusses and reviews this history as he presents his 21st century theory of career counseling: a therapeutic form completely different from traditional vocational guidance or career education. Rather than assuming that a person's interests and traits exist a priori and are ready to be matched to a particular career, this narrative approach recognizes the power of the individual to construct their own career story. In this book, Savickas explores his practical approach: its theory, history, therapy process, primary change mechanisms, and the empirical basis for its effectiveness. This essential primer, amply illustrated with case examples featuring diverse clients, is perfect for graduate students studying theories of therapy and counseling, as well as for seasoned practitioners interested in understanding this approach and how it might be used in their practice.

  • Pattern Alternation

    This handbook on garment construction includes detailed instructions on how to alter patterns to fit different sized construction. Includes shoulders, blouses, sleeves, length, and more.

  • The Suicidal Patient: Clinical and Legal Standards of Care

    The Suicidal Patient provides an overview of the legal landscape, evaluates evidence-based assessment methods, and reviews treatment and management strategies for both outpatients and inpatients. Bongar and Sullivan propose practical risk management strategies for suicide prevention and postvention, emphasizing the importance of effective evaluation and documentation. Significant new material has been included on firearms, veterans and the military, diversity, and sexual minority status.

    This practical resource will help clinicians, supervisors, and administrators provide compassionate care for suicidal patients, and help better serve all patients - with the ultimate goal of saving lives.

  • 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

  • The Eurhythmics of Jaques-Dalcroze

    "Rhythmische Gymnastik" is the name by which the Dalcroze method is known in Germany, but whether or not the German words are adequate, their literal translation into English certainly gives too narrow an idea of the scope of the system to any one unacquainted with it. Rhythmical "gymnastics," in the natural meaning of the word, is a part of the Dalcroze training, and a not unimportant part, but it is only one application of a much wider principle; and accordingly, where the term occurs in the following pages, it must be understood simply as denoting a particular mode of physical drill. But for the principle itself and the total method embodying it, another name is needed, and the term "Eurhythmics" has been here coined for the purpose. The originality of the Dalcroze method, the fact that it is a discovery, gives it a right to a name of its own: it is because it is in a sense also the rediscovery of an old secret that a name has been chosen of such plain reference and derivation. Plato, in the words quoted above, has said that the whole of a man's life stands in need of a right rhythm: and it is natural to see some kinship between this Platonic attitude and the claim of Dalcroze that his discovery is not a mere refinement of dancing, nor an improved method of music-teaching, but a principle that must have effect upon every part of life.

    This edition includes all of the original illustrations.

  • Planet of Sand

    False charges led to Stan Huckley's imprisonment aboard the Stallifer. When he gets his chance to escape, clear his name, and win the love of woman he adores--and kill Rob Torren, who put him in prison--it's a gamble he's willing to take. But before justice can be served, he has to survive the wilds of space . . . and the hazards of the PLANET OF SAND!

  • APA Addiction Syndrome Handbook

    This two-volume handbook provides a comprehensive review of addiction. Volume 1 has an introduction and three sections focusing on the background and history of addiction, the distal and proximal influences on addiction, and the expressions of addiction; the latter includes chapter discussions about the universal and unique consequences of addiction. Volume 2 also has three major sections. These sections examine the many aspects associated with recovery from addiction, the prevention of addiction, and other essential issues commonly associated with addiction, such as technology, driving under the influence, and homelessness. There is also a Foreword in Volume 1 and an Epilogue in Volume 2 that provide insight and perspective about the addiction syndrome and the place of this handbook within the development of a science of addiction. Editor-in-chief Howard J. Shaffer asked contributors to consider their areas of interest with respect to the addiction syndrome model. In addition, to advance the conceptual framework that guides addiction research and treatment, contributors were asked to provide evidence to support or refute the addiction syndrome model. Dr. Shaffer hopes this approach will stimulate an enthusiastic dialogue that can advance the field by revising and improving the etiological models that provide the guiding wisdom about addiction and its causes and consequences.

  • Just Wing It: Recipes Using Pre-Baked Rotisserie Chicken

    If you are wondering about what to make for dinner, simply pick up a freshly baked rotisserie chicken and Just Wing It. This guide contains a collection of delicious and easy to make recipes for family meals and entertaining; Lasagna, enchiladas, chili, quiche and much more!

  • The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln

    An index to the 8-volume collected works of Abraham Lincoln.

  • Mountain Goats/ Cabras monteses

    The mountains are home to some of the worlds most sure-footed animals. Mountain goats can grip the tiniest piece of rock and leap among the jagged peaks with ease. In Mountain Goats/Cabras monteses, learn how these amazing creatures surviveand thriveat the top of the world. This special English-Spanish bilingual edition enables children to work on their second-language skills as they develop strengths in their primary language.

  • Astrology: Get to Know Your Partner Better

    Each sign is written as a bio of person's Personality, Love, Money, and Family. I've been studying astrology since I was nine. My astrology has been proven to be 90 percent accurate. Aries are very talkative, they like to be where the action and adventure is. Aries wants to be the center of attention, too often they speak without thinking, whatever pops into their head is usually what they say. A Taurus is very set into their ways, once they have made up their minds about something they rarely change it. Geminis; one of the twin's personality is very dominant, and the other one is very easy going. Cancers are very warm hearted, and have a deep sympathy for others. Leos; when a lion is speaking they want to be the center of attention. Virgos can be very blunt, without hesitation to say what's on their mind. They have a way with their charm that others don't realize. Libras give others the impression, of a warm and charming personality they tend to be easygoing and can adjust to many different kinds of people. Scorpios are very cool and calm, more on the quiet side, it takes a lot to get on their bad side. Sagittarius are very frank and honest, they don't see any need to beat around the bush. Capricorns tend to be kind hearted, and thoughtful though they can sometimes be very fussy over things and want things their way. Aquarius can be talkative at times, they love to have a good conversation once you get them started, they can talk for hours. Pisces is a dual sign; the top fish is generous, sensitive with a deep appreciation for others, on the other hand the bottom fish is a stubborn temperamental fish with the I-know-it-all attitude.

  • Binky's Rubber Sucker

    This little story teaches children that they can believe in themselves, and to do their best in whatever they try. As parents and adults, we teach children what is right and wrong, and how to do things on their own. We should help build their confidence to succeed in whatever they attempt to do. Sometimes they have to learn how to let some things go in order to succeed. Binky thought his rubber sucker was what made him succeed at whatever he did. The owl showed him that all he needed to do was try, without his rubber sucker, and he could do anything. This story also teaches children how to play with other children, and to respect the interests of others; even if it's not what their use to. Lastly, this story teaches parents to listen to their children and know what their interests are.


    Have you ever wondered about adopting a child from overseas? Is adoption part of your family - or would you like it to be? Travel with Elle and Jonathan through their true adoption journey - through the steps of the adoption process in an expedition that pulls you, draws you, presses at you, and at the end, has the power to ultimately complete you. The people and the events are real. The emotions are incredibly powerful. And the story's page-turning significance will grip your soul. Come with us; let the story capture your heart. Travel with us until the moments of waiting fall into one: The powerful uniting of parent and child. And feel the joy of coming home.

  • Leadership is a Covenant: Leading People and Living Life More Effectively

    In Leadership is a Covenant Len Moisan brings new meaning to the concept of leadership by demonstrating how the principles and power of covenants, properly applied, can increase engagement, improve productivity, create prosperity and transform people and organizations for the better. We used to do business in America on a handshake because we trusted one another. Now we look with more frequency to sue people if they offend us or to control them with regulation and the law. As a result of this rise in legalism, trust in our society has declined. Whether it's in a family, a church or a multinational corporation, leadership in any kind of organization has become much more challenging. The author argues that one key reason for the increased challenges leaders face is the fact that we have lost an understanding of the concept, the language and the principles of covenant. Combining his experience as a consultant to businesses and nonprofit organizations and his research as an academician, Len Moisan makes the case that the essence of leadership is found in the dynamics of the relationships between leaders and followers. The book is divided in two sections that include Defining Leadership as a Covenant and Understanding and Leading by the Principles of Covenant. In the conclusion Dr. Moisan also provides a brief overview of a four step process for initiating and maintaining covenants. He argues that covenants have always been central to the strength of America. In fact, Alexis de Tocqueville observed in the 1830's what he called "covenants" that existed between the American people. Through a combination of dynamic and engaging interviews, the latest research on productivity, trust and profitability, and plenty of illustrations and examples; the author shows how at its core leadership is a covenant and that restoring covenants by applying the covenant principles, is the key to leading effectively in our personal lives, our homes and the organizations we serve. It giv

  • The Resonance Principle: Understanding YOUR Life Path

    Why are you here? What is the purpose of your life? How do relationships work? What happens when you die? Throughout the world people are searching for more meaning in their lives. The Resonance Principle? explains the process of spirituality and uses this perspective as an alternative way of looking at your life and the challenges you are presented with on a day-to-day basis. The tools, techniques and insights presented in this book will help you understand more about your own life path and the life paths of your family, friends and colleagues. It will give you a unique insight into why the events and circumstances of your life are they way they are and why the people in your life behave the way they do. This book will help you to: ? Understand your life path? Understand your personal relationships? Understand your life events and current circumstances? Understand what spirituality is and how it works If you are prepared to open your mind to alternative perspectives, you will get a lot from this book.

  • Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina: The Graphic Novel

    A digital solution for your classroom with features created with teachers and students in mind: - Perpetual license - 24 hour, 7 days a week access - No limit to the number of students accessing one title at a time - Provides a School to Home connection wherever internet is available - Easy to use - Ability to turn audio on and off - Words highlighted to match audio After seeking the help of a strange old woman, Gerta is amazed to see a tiny girl emerge from the blooming petals of a magical flower! Gerta has always wanted a child of her own, so she adopts the tiny maiden and names her Thumbelina. While Gerta sleeps, a strange creature creeps forth from the darkness and steals Thumbelina into the night. Lost and alone in a forest, Thumbelina must seek the aid of the forest creatures if she is to ever see Gerta again.

  • APA Ethics Code Commentary and Case Illustrations

    The APA Ethics Code Commentary and Case Illustrations is a comprehensive examination of the APA Ethics Code and the complex process of ethical decision making. The authors describe the Standards of the Code, their application, and how the Code can guide psychologists when ethical dilemmas arise. Case illustrations are used throughout the book to demonstrate the process a psychologist will need to work through when confronted with an ethical dilemma. In a wide variety of case illustrations that address most of the 89 Standards of the Ethics Code, the authors describe a realistic scenario, identify the ethical dilemma, map out the decision-making factors, and present appropriate resolutions to the dilemma. This book is meant to specifically include commentary and case illustrations that are applicable to the many areas of psychology (e.g., consulting, forensic, education and training, research, organizational, public and private practice).

  • Perceived Organizational Support: Fostering Enthusiastic and Productive Employees

    Using organizational support theory and evidence gathered from hundreds of studies, Robert Eisenberger and Florence Stinglhamber demonstrate how perceived organizational support affects employees' well-being, the positivity of their orientation toward the organization and work, and behavioral outcomes favorable to the organization.

    Readers will obtain a clear understanding of perceived organizational support and the practical knowledge needed to foster its development and positive outcomes.

  • The Psychology of Prejudice: From Attitudes to Social Action

    The Psychology of Prejudice provides an accessible yet scholarly review of social psychological theory on prejudice with the goal of integrating recent theories about its causes and introducing emerging trends in the area.

    Topics include:

    • Essentialist and social constructivist approaches to understanding differences;
    • Evolutionary and psychodynamic explanations of prejudice;
    • Theories of ideology, intergroup relations, and the development of prejudice in children;
    • Cognitive processes and social neuroscience; and
    • Links among prejudice, religion, environmental issues, and speciesism

    In addition to its rich theoretical content, the book reviews research on reducing prejudice, with an emphasis on intergroup and institutional strategies. It also discusses collective action to promote social justice and the difficult question of the possible drawbacks of prejudice reduction.

    With its thoughtfully selected reviews, numerous real-life examples, and novel content, this book will appeal to students and their educators, as well as researchers surveying or investigating the field of prejudice and diversity.

  • Mindful Sport Performance Enhancement: Mental Training for Athletes and Coaches

    All athletes and coaches know that peak performance requires more than just physical exertion. There is a psychological component as well, which can be expressed in attributes such as awareness, focus, emotion regulation, and motivation.

    For many years, systematic mental training was ignored in athletics. Thankfully, this is starting to change. This comprehensive resource on the history, theory, and practice of mindfulness in sport offers a fresh, exciting approach to performance enhancement for athletes and coaches at all levels, from amateur to professional. Rooted in the traditions of mindfulness-based stress reduction and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, Kaufman, Glass, and Pineau present mindful sport performance enhancement (MSPE), an empirically supported, six-session program that can be adapted for athletes or even performers in other high-pressure domains. Each MSPE session includes educational, experiential, and discussion components, as well as recommendations for home practice. There is special emphasis on incorporating mindfulness into workouts, practices, and competitions, as well as everyday life.

    The book includes handy scripts for mindfulness teachers, athletes, and coaches, and handouts summarizing each session that are also available for download from the APA website.

  • my mom died and I'm okay: overcoming the pain of living with the dying

    Now nothing could stop it...her mom was going to die. Keilman gives an honest and endearing account of her life's path through the dying process. It is sad, funny, real...a story you can truly relate to. Woven with the threads of emotional despair and eventual triumph, Keilman's ability to share her experiences will keep you reading. As she ventures through her own emotional junkyard, she stumbles across some enlightening and empowering life lessons - the ones which would help her overcome her grief. Based on a true story, my mom died and I'm okay touches the heart. Although it deals with end-stage cancer, the concepts apply to many illnesses. It makes the heavy soul lighter; it gives the outsider a better understanding; it is a great read for those touched by the dying process, whether up close or at a distance.

  • History of the Plague in London

    It was about the beginning of September 1664 that I among the rest of my neighbors heard in ordinary discourse that the plague was returned again in Holland...' (Excerpt from Chapter 1)

  • The Accidental Teacher: Life Lessons from my Silent Son

    A child teaches without intending to . . . . Having severe autism does not stop the author?s son from teaching her some of life?s most valuable lessons. ?The Accidental Teacher? is a heartfelt memoir about self-discovery rather than illness and uses insight and humor to weave a tale rich with kitchen table wisdom. This book is a must-read for anyone who has been personally touched by a major life challenge.

  • Write with Fire: Thoughts on the Craft of Writing

    This guide to writing fiction is divided into three sections. Part One deals with the mechanics of writing. How do you get ideas and shepherd them through the writing and editing process into finished and publishable form? Where do you look for markets? Part Two consists of more general articles about writing and writers. Part Three includes pieces that are more personal to the author's own history as a writer. A bibliography of suggested reading completes the guide.

    "Both beginning and advanced writers will benefit from this straightforward look at the art of creating publishable fiction. Write with Fire is a must buy for wordsmiths everywhere"-Robert Reginald.

  • Supervision Essentials for the Practice of Competency-based Supervision

    This concise text describes a trans-theoretical approach that has been the gold standard in supervisory practice for nearly two decades. The authors show readers how to identify, assess, and track the knowledge, specific skills, broad attitudes, and human values that undergird a series of professional competencies spanning the breadth of clinical practice. Case examples illuminate the supervisory give-and-take as trainees develop competence in areas such as professional values, sensitivity to individual and cultural differences, ethical and legal standards, self-care, scientific knowledge and methods, applying evidence-based practice, and more. From practicum, to internship and general practice, the competency-based approach offers clear training goals that organize and focus the supervisor's attention where it's needed most. This book also includes dialogue from the authors' supervision session with a real trainee as shown in the DVD Competency-Based Supervision.

  • Flower Lore and Legend

    Publisher's Weekly described Flower Lore and Legend as a "book for young people" emphasizing "the imaginative and poetic side of nature."

  • Santa Santa

    Developing friendships through fair play and kindness is highlighted throughout this book. Children learn to prepare for a given task and see it to completion while building greater self-esteem

  • It Shined: The Saga of the Ozark Mountain Daredevils

    As the turbulent 60's began to fade into the calmer 70's, a coterie of young singers, songwriters, musicians, artists, and poets began to congregate, musically on the stage of The New Bijou Theater - the Springfield, Missouri nightclub that would become the loose-knit group's home. What started as an informal weekly gathering, quickly morphed into a formal band. Dubbed the Family Tree, they became a favorite of the local counter-culture, as well as a continuation of the tradition-rich, Springfield music scene - which, until recently, included the Ozark Jubilee (the nation's first televised country music show). Though unprofitable at the time, they stuck to their guns and their original songs. When a rough tape of an early Bijou gig caught the ear of music mogul, John Hammond, it culminated in a 26-song studio demo, which caught the ear of A&M executive, David Anderle. The group signed with the label, changed their name to its present moniker, and whisked off to London to record their debut album under the tutelage of Glyn Johns. The album contained "If You Want to Get to Heaven." Their subsequent album, recorded in rural Missouri, contained "Jackie Blue." Both songs remain staples on 'classic rock' radio. By the early 80's, the Ozark Mountain Daredevils found themselves right where the Family Tree had stood a decade before - in Springfield with no record deal. They did, though, find themselves with legions of loyal fans around the world. Amidst personnel changes, personal turmoils and a cornucopia of tales from the rock-n-roll highway, the next twenty years were spent 'on the road'. Though continuing to write, they could garner little interest among the rapidly modernizing music industry - a situation many long-haired, long-named hippie bands of the 70's find themselves in. Their music, though, lives in the hearts of their fans.

  • Advent and Christmas Meditations

    Christmas, with its sparkling decorations and gaily wrapped gifts, is the most celebrated holyday in many people's lives. Christmas is even a holiday so brightly prominent is it in our culture. Christmas shines like the Bethlehem Star into the dark shadows of our workaday world. Christmas is the peaceful pause in the noisy hustle and bustle of our daily work and relationships.Yet for many the grueling preoccupation in the preparations for Christmas is with the jingle-belled material things: shopping, decorations, gifts, exotic foods, visits, entertainment, etc.Sometimes many forget the fundamental spiritual meaning of Christmas. These daily meditations are geared to help you to become more exuberantly aware of the primary meaning of Christmas, namely, the love of God so boundless that God gave us his only divine son as a human babe, Jesus, to live among us, teach us with his stories, lay down his life for us and rise again on the third day. These daily meditations were written in the hope that you will be able to probe, with dynamic and contagious faith, the gospel stories to increase and deepen your spiritual development during the Advent and Christmas seasons.

  • Blossom Plays Possum: Because She's Shy

    Ask me my name?
    Want me to play?
    Call on me in class?
    I say nothing and hope no one will see me. I call that playing possum. It's my way of being shy.

    Blossom wants to speak up in class, and she wants to spend time with friends at lunch and at recess. She also loves to jam on her flute, make glitter glam headbands, and recite poetry... but you might not know that, because Blossom is also very shy!

    She wants to participate in school and with friends, but whenever she tries, she freezes up and plays possum instead. And playing possum is not the best way to make friends!

    With some gentle encouragement from her peers and her music teacher, Blossom learns that taking risks usually isn't as bad as she fears, and can have a big payoff. She might still be shy, but she's getting better at putting herself out there and having fun.

    Includes a Note to Parents and Other Caregivers by Julia Martin Burch, PhD, with more information on the cognitive-behavioral strategies Blossom uses to cope with shyness and ways to encourage your own shy child.

  • Snowboard Hero

    Kaleb has always looked up to his older stepbrother and Army Reserve, Luke, both on the slopes and off. So when Luke is deployed overseas, Kaleb is proud of him but worried. When Luke is injured and sent home, Kaleb starts feeling reckless, and his decisions on the trails might be just as dangerous as the reality that Luke faces. Can Kaleb rein in his anger and dominate the slopes in honor of his snowboard hero?

  • The Case of the Haunted History Museum

    Capitol City's Natural History Museum is haunted - or at least that's what someone wants people to think. But Wilson Kipper, son of the museum's head of paleontology, knows better. When the mysterious occurrences go from spooky to dangerous, the museum is forced to close. Can Wilson and his friends get to the bottom of this museum mystery, or will the Natural History Museum be closed for good?

  • The Science of a Piece of Paper

    Imagine a world without paper: no books, no magazines, no dollar bills. People use paper in countless waysfor recording recipes, packaging presents, and even stifling sneezes! Rip into The Science of a Piece of Paper to find out how trees are transformed into this essential everyday material.

  • Nose / La Nariz

    - Highly specialized titles focus on a single, specific body part and system
    - Full-color photographs closely match the text
    - Age-appropriate anatomical information
    - Content supports elementary science curriculum
    - Diverse ethnic photographic representation allows every child to see him or herself

  • BEING, The Radiant Force Within: The Autobiography of My Soul

    AWAKENING AWARENESSDuring the course of preparing for publication, many personal interviews were made in a test of the present stage of awareness of an individual's sense of self, of who the "I am" really is. These interviews were generally spontaneous, conducted in a natural setting during a conversation in which I would take advantage of a pause and quietly say:"I am going to ask you three questions which will change your awareness of who you really are. You will simply give me one-word answers, and by doing so you will begin to think of yourself in a new way.First: Are you more than a body?Yes, I am more than a body"Second: Since you are more than a body, what is the "more?"What is the "more" than my body? My Soul.Third: Since your soul is "more" than your body--think now--are you a body with a soul, or are you a soul in a body? Which has domain, your body or your soul?Which is the real you?(Longer pause)Most replied by saying "I am a soul in a body."**********"With" or "in" is determinative, and the one you choose, like a fork in the road, will control your path ahead.If one chooses "with," it is an admission that Darwin is right; we are Homo sapiens, intelligent animals descended from the ape. As Donald Trump said, "Life is what you do when you are waiting to die."If one chooses "in," then one believes we cannot die. We are Human Beings, ascended from within, on the earth but not of it, destined to graduate when our bodies die and we return to the universe from whence we came as Souls in the form of radiant energy.The key to the fork in the road is awareness, for we become as we think. Who we think we are is that which we become. Descended from the ape or ascended from within, there is magic in the awakening of awareness of who is in control during our time of life on earth, and the personal awareness of who "I am" ignites the presence of enthusiasm within us--entheos: God within.***********BEING . . . is Nathan Shippee's autobiography of his Soul following his ou

  • The Ladies' Vase: Polite Manual for Young Ladies

    Original and Selected

  • Werewolves

    A history of lycanthropy, including case studies from around the world.

  • Journey to the Core of Creation: A Romance of Evolution

    It is 1847, and Paris is edging closer to its next revolution, but something is also astir inside Mont Dragon in the Ardeche. This is a place of annual pilgrimage for a band of enigmatic nomads, and also a place of interest to the ambitious Bishop of Viviers. In spite of his distaste for travel, Auguste Dupin makes the long southward journey, in the hope that he might be able to help an old friend, the evolutionist Claude Guerande. Guerande believes that he has made discoveries in the caves of Mont Dragon that might cast new light on the origin of humankind, and of life itself. Over the years, however, not everyone who has gone into the caves has come out again, and not everyone who has come out has been unaltered... 1847 promises to be a critical year, more dangerous than any before it. And when the bizarre flameflower begins to bloom, everything changes! Another great tale in the Auguste Dupin series.

  • Career Paths in Psychology: Where Your Degree Can Take You

    Now in its third edition, this bestselling volume has set the standard for students seeking to find an exciting career in psychology. Its comprehensive coverage spans more careers than ever, with the vast majority of chapters new to this edition.
    An advanced degree in psychology offers an extremely wide range of rewarding and well-compensated career opportunities. Amidst all the choices, this book will help future psychologists find their optimal career path. The chapters describe 30 different graduate-level careers (i.e., careers for those holding a PhD, EdD, or PsyD) in three distinct areas of endeavor: academia, clinical and counseling psychology, and specialized settings such as for-profit businesses, nonprofits, the military, and schools. Each chapter explores a different career, and describes typical daily activities, the approximate range of compensation, advantages and disadvantages of the career, opportunities for employment and advancement, and how to plan one's educational experiences to prepare for this specialty. The authors--all highly accomplished professionals--were selected for their years of experience, their distinction in their field, and their ability to communicate their passion.

  • Worms

    - Excellent nature photography
    - Detailed captions reinforce key vocabulary
    - Content supports elementary science curriculum
    - Latest environmental impacts on habitats are covered
    - Age-appropriate anatomical investigations
    - High-interest animal subject matter to entice reluctant readers

  • Discovery - A Memoir

    Discovery enters one child's homeland of hardship transformed by promise, where the obscure failed to mask a richly inspiring world of accomplishment. The power of that small world shaped this child's aspiration for knowledge beyond any presumed societal limitations. Vernon Smith, born in Wichita before the Great Depression amidst entrepreneurs, saw them defy that Depression, converting Kansas wheat fields into oil and aviation industries. Unemployment would force his family into temporary farm life, where he began public school in a rural one-room school house. The farm would be a crucible of learning that would generalize far beyond its constraining bounds. With nineteenth century blue-collar family roots in the railroad and petroleum industries, Smith swept past an unpromising academic high school record, graduating from Caltech, and then, devoid of any conscious vision of what might be accomplished; he switched from science to the study of economics at the University of Kansas and Harvard. Guided by an inner sense of 'knowing what to do next,' the young Purdue professor withstood the pressure of the economics profession to stick within its artificial boundaries. Unbeknownst or imagined to himself, Smith would become instrumental in launching economics into new space as an experimental science, overcoming the arch-conservative view that economics was inherently a non-experimental social science. His half-century of contributions were recognized in 2002 by the award of a Nobel Prize in economics. That capstone, however, is not the main message in this memoir. In Discovery you will learn about that intellectual journey, but mostly you will penetrate his personal voyage, learning about the inner workings of one mind, whether it's on horse back trips, making chili or probing the depths of human experience. Ultimately, learning "how things work" embraced spiritual as well as scientific values as both arise from unse

  • What to Do When You Feel Too Shy: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Social Anxiety

    2017 NAPPA Award Winner! Finalist in the 2016 Foreword INDIES Book Awards!

    Circus clowns perform tricks and make us laugh. They wear bright colors, big shoes, and all kinds of wigs and colorful hats. They seem to like people looking at them and laughing at them, but many people--including children--feel shy when other people notice them. And some people are incredibly uncomfortable being in the spotlight. Does this sound like your child? If he feels too shy or nervous often or if he misses out on cool activities and fun because of it, this book can help.

    What to Do When You Feel Too Shy guides children and their parents through the emotions underlying social anxiety and uses strategies and techniques based on cognitive-behavioral principles to address the issue. This interactive self-help book is the complete resource for educating, motivating, and empowering children to overcome social anxiety--so they can join in the circus of fun and friends!

    This book is part of the Magination Press What-to-Do Guides for Kids(R) series and includes an "Introduction to Parents and Caregivers." What-to-Guides for Kids(R) are interactive self-help books designed to guide 6-12 year olds and their parents through the cognitive-behavioral techniques most often used in the treatment of various psychological concerns. Engaging, encouraging, and easy to follow, these books educate, motivate, and empower children to work towards change.

  • Addressing Cultural Complexities in Practice: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Therapy

    In an increasingly diverse society, psychotherapists must be able to work effectively with a wide variety of clients. Hays' popular bestseller invites readers to move beyond a one-dimensional view of identity to a nuanced understanding of the overlapping cultural influences that affect us all. Her ADDRESSING framework encompasses Age and generational influences, Developmental or other Disability, Religion and spirituality, Ethnic and racial identity, Socioeconomic status, Sexual orientation, Indigenous heritage, National origin, and Gender. This third edition is richly illustrated with case material and includes up-to-date information on the DSM-5, ICD-10, and upcoming ICD-11, plus new sections on working with people in poverty, children, and transgender people; and trauma-informed care. Each chapter includes a Key Ideas summary and practice exercises, making it ideal for personal education or group use.

  • President

    - Continuation of the AEP Award-nominated series
    - Timely topic will reflect new government leaders taking office in 2009--the president, vice president, Speaker of the House, and others!
    - Completely redesigned series
    - Correlates to NCSS and state curriculum standards
    - Close photo-text match
    - Leveled text reviewed by a reading consultant, Susan Nations, M. Ed.
    - Books and web sites for further information
    - Includes Table of Contents, Glossary, Index
    - These new, updated titles were previously published under Our Government Leaders, which is now out of print.

  • The Road From Mandalay: A Journey in the Shadow of the East

    This is a tale of a life few understand today: the human cost of Empire, where families were torn apart - a father seen once every four years - growing up in the Thirties, a time much talked and written about by those who never knew it; a strange Oxford; the war at its most savage against an enemy like no other. And then communicating to a generation that knew not these things the values we had fought for. It is the story of one who found a faith and who after a life longer than most believed others should know about it. Over these years the East followed the author until he said goodbye to it in a special way. A tale of struggle, but of much fun and a humour that lights up its pages . You will discover after reading this book that these years have been worth recalling.

  • Last Guard Out: A Riveting Account by the Last Guard to Leave Alcatraz

    The Last Guard Out is the fascinating true story of one man's life as a guard behind the merciless concrete walls of Alcatraz. I was newly assigned to the infamous island penitentiary of Alcatraz. Reporting to Alcatraz required me to uproot my wife Cathy and young son Kenny from Colorado to California. As we approached San Francisco via of the Oakland Bay Bridge we got our first foreboding glance of Alcatraz Island with a dense circle of fog surrounding it. A strange sense of dread came over me. I looked at our young son asleep in the back seat, then turned to my wife next to me and I whispered "What The Hell Did We Do". After moving on to Alcatraz our thought on Island life quickly changed and we decided not to apply for a transfer out, which consequently left us there until the Island closed in March of 1963. Because of our newly born daughters foot problem they left us there until June of 1963 making me The Last Guard Out.

  • Webster's 1828 American Dictionary of the English Language

    To make Webster's monumental 1828 dictionary available at a more affordable price, this new edition has been carefully prepared in a proprietary compact format: All of the words, definitions, and examples have been preserved, but the explanations of word origins have been omitted to save space, as has Webster's lengthy technical introduction. Scripture references have been standardized in modern format, and many abbreviations have been spelled out for greater understanding. Also, for the first time since the book's original publication, the text has been newly designed and typeset; the clear, sturdy Charter typeface makes the text highly readable in spite of its small size. Noah Webster's 1828 American Dictionary of the English Language is a work of great importance for modern readers who care about traditional values. The founding documents of the United States of America are contemporary with this 1828 dictionary, as are many other important books and documents of that time. The 1828 dictionary defines the language of these materials in the context of their era and thus becomes a valuable reference tool to enhance understanding. In addition, Noah Webster based his work extensively on the King James Version of the Bible, so that not only the words but also the values of the early nineteenth century are reflected in the definitions. As Webster wrote, "In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government ought to be instructed. . . . No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people." This new, compact edition is published with the same hope expressed by Webster himself: "I present it to my fellow citizens, not with frigid indifference, but with my ardent wishes for their improvement and their happiness; and for the continued increase of the wealth, the learning, the moral and religious elevation of character, and the glory of my country."

  • Scientific Corroborations of Theosophy

    Dr. A. Marques' 1908 study of the scientific validity of Theosophy, billed as "A vindication of the secret doctrine by the latest discoveries."

  • 20 Steps to A Freedom Walk

    "It's All about Saying Thanks" The attacks on New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. and a small farm town in rural Pennsylvania shook the American people. Would America survive? Could America survive? The people of Paramus, New Jersey had many relatives and friends who worked in or near the World Trade Center and none of them will ever forget those agonizing hours waiting to hear if their families were safe. Days later, the children of East Brook Middle School responded. They discovered the new American Hero . . . America's First Responders. They organized a community service project called Operation Goody Bag to say thanks to local Fire, Rescue, Ambulance and Police for keeping their families safe. They sent Goody Bags to the United States Armed Forces sacrificing time away from their families to keep us free. In December of 2006, OGB was accepted as a member of America Supports You, a nationwide organization of the Department of Defense comprised of home front groups that support the troops. That's where Joey Rizzolo, a 6th Grader at East Brook Middle School, read about the yearly America Supports You Freedom Walk. Joey wanted to do more to say thanks to those who serve and decided that having a Freedom Walk in Paramus was the way to go. Follow Joey as he turns his dream into a reality. Surely, the 20 Steps to a Freedom Walk will inspire you to organize a Freedom Walk in your town.

  • This Day in June

    In a wildly whimsical, validating, and exuberant reflection of the LGBT community, this title welcomes readers to experience a pride celebration and share in a day when we are all united. Also included is a reading guide chock-full of facts about LGBT history and culture, as well as a 'Note to Parents and Caregivers' with information on how to talk to children about sexual orientation and gender identity in age-appropriate ways.

  • Presidential Portraits

    PRESIDENTIAL PORTRAITS, as the name suggests, is a book that displays bright and colorful verbal pictures of the forty-two men who have led our country, from George Washington to George W. Bush. Unlike many works about the presidents, this one is neither a large scholarly tome nor a complex study of presidential polices or historical themes arranged by more or less useful analytical categories. Philip Secor, an acclaimed author and historian, has provided here a useful comparative reference for the beginning student and, at the same time, a ?good read? for the history buff. Although there are no footnotes and no extensive bibliography, there are a few books suggested for further reading on each president. Each portrait seeks to answer four general questions: (1) What kind of a person was (is) he, in terms of appearance, temperament, personal habits and idiosyncrasies; (2) What was his childhood and early life like and what did he do before becoming president, in both his personal life and his career? (3) What did he accomplish as president? (4) What did he do after leaving office and what was the manner of his death? Throughout, special emphasis is placed on personal and social relationships.

  • Magic in the Kingdom of the Sloth: Book I The Secret

    Have you ever seen or observed a sloth? If you have you too will wonder how such a species could have survived all this time. Now imagine a long time ago they practiced their own brand of survival by means of magic. A magic so ancient that we have forgotten all about it. In a chronicle of books we trace this race to it's origin and evolution. "In a Kingdom long hidden away existed a community that lived by phylisophical truths".And hidden secrets that were passed down through one of their lines of Priest.

  • Strange View from a Skewed Orbit: An Oddball Memoir

    This is the story of a young girl who grew up on a dairy farm in rural East Texas, and who found a way to explore the stars and the far reaches of fantasia through her vivid imagination-and to employ her developing skills as an author to display the facets of her unique vision to hundreds of thousands of fans and readers young and old. This is the story of how a writer becomes a writer, of how a writer uses every piece of his or her personal history and experiences to create the tales and images that fascinate and intrigue us. This is the story of Ardath Mayhar.

  • Journeys Through Bookland

    A collection of various pieces of poetry and prose.

  • Chickens/ Las Gallinas

    In this bilingual edition of Animals That Live on the Farm, beginning readers learn about the behavior and life cycles of farm animals. Each book describes a different type of animal and explains why and how it is raised. Colorful photographs illustrate life on a farm and complement the simple text.


    L'agriculture a longtemps ?t? un facteur vital dansla croissance ?conomique d'Ha?ti, d?nomm?e autrefois la Perle desAntilles. Compte tenu de son d?veloppement agricole bourgeonnant,pourquoi le pays souffre-t-il d'une pauvret? presque in?galable? C'estla question qui se pose et qui trouve sa r?ponse dans l'?uvre ? la fois?rudite et fascinante du Dr Arch? Jean. Ce que l'auteur appelle "une?tude empirique" atteint le c?ur du pays, en explorant sond?veloppement et ce qui sont, ou devraient ?tre les manifestationspolitiques, sociales, techniques et ?conomiques d'une soci?t? agraire. Dr Jean ?value consid?rablement la litt?ratureconsacr?e aux sciences ?conomiques de l'agriculture et dud?veloppement, et applique ces conclusions ? ses propres ?tudes surHa?ti. Son ?tude r?v?le des informations fascinantes sur lamacro?conomie ha?tienne et comment elle a ?chou? une grande partie dela population ha?tienne. Son ?tude compl?te sur l'histoire de laproductivit? du secteur rural de la vie Ha?tienne r?pond ? la questionsuivante: Quelles sont les sources r?elles de la pauvret?? Enfin, DrJean lance un appel ? un nouveau contrat social con?u dans le but derestaurer la dignit? et l'?quilibre ?conomique que tous les habitantsd'Ha?ti m?ritent tellement.

  • Comets

    Readers are introduced to how comets move and form. Famous comets, such as Halleys comet, are highlighted throughout the text. Fun fact boxes accompany science content detailed in age-appropriate language. Enhanced by full color photographs of these incredible light shows and helpful scientific diagrams, this book brings these comets to Earth for readers to enjoy.

  • Comfort Food Made Easy

    Comfort Food Made Easy is just that. In fact a 12-year old can be a super star using this easy to follow cookbook. The layout is different from any cookbook you've ever used making it so easy to follow, even people who don't like to cook love it.These tri

  • Dino-Mike and the Museum Mayhem

    Dino-Mike is at the Museum of Natural History in this chapter book adventure! Young Michael Evens and his dino-huntin' dad are unveiling their latest find: dinosaur eggs! The T. rex eggs are on display for millions to see, but only Mike notices that these eggs are ready to . . . HATCH! Soon, baby dinos are running wild all over the museum! With easy-to-read language and illustrations on nearly every page, Dino-Mike chapter books are perfect for beginning readers. Written and illustrated by the Eisner-Award winning creator of Tiny Titans, Franco!

  • Grow Grateful

    I'm Kiko. I'm a happy camper!
    I can grow grateful, too. Let me show you how.

    My class goes on lots of field trips.
    Ms. Cooper has taken us to the art museum, the state capitol, and even to a bakery, but never camping.
    I was excited! I counted the days until we left!

    Kiko goes on a camping trip with her class and learns about gratitude! Throughout the trip, Kiko discovers different things she appreciates about her family, friends, and opportunities. This story is based on the "theory of mind," which is the ability to take the perspective of others and recognize that each person has their own thoughts, feelings, and perspectives. Growing gratitude leads to greater happiness and stronger interpersonal relationships.

    Also included is a Reader's Note that provides contextual advice, healthy-mind tips, and more ways for growing gratitude in kids.

  • Wood-Carving: Design and Workmanship


  • 125 Years of the American Psychological Association

    This volume, first published as part of the American Psychological Association's centennial celebration in 1992 and updated today for the APA's 125th anniversary, demonstrates how the Association has evolved over the years in response to intellectual, cultural, political, economic, and other historical developments. Chapters describe the personalities and events that transformed the APA from a tiny organization of 26 members to one of the largest professional associations in the world. Key topics include the changing role of women in the APA, and the organization's considerable contributions to social change. From its origins in the late nineteenth century, through the two World Wars and a major reorganization, to the social and cultural turbulence of the 1960s and the economic uncertainties of the 1970s and 1980s, the APA's development has mirrored the growth of psychology as a discipline in the United States.

    This special 125th anniversary edition describes the unique challenges and triumphs that have marked the APA's early years in the twenty-first century.