Fire. Explosions. Meteorites. Chaos...Early life on Earth included all manner of freakish. alien creatures until the eventual arrival of big-brained Homo sapiens..
The improbable. yet true. story of the only court in the world that holds war criminals accountable for their actions. the International Criminal Court..
He's been called "America's greatest living tailor" and "the most interesting man in the world." Now. for the first time. Holocaust survivor Martin Greenfield tells his incredible life story. Taken from his Czechoslovakian home at age fifteen and transported to the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz with his family..
Considered by many to be Charles Dickens's finest novel. Great Expectations traces the growth of the book's narrator. the orphan Philip Pirrip (Pip). from a boy of shallow dreams to a man with depth of character..
The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc. the young peasant girl whose "voices" moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British invaders in 1428..
Author and founder of HappyWivesClub.com. Fawn Weaver. saw negative portrayals of marriage everywhere. From reality television to Hollywood blockbusters..
Brain edema is a simple phenomenon - an abnormal increase of brain tissue volume by the increase of brain tissue water content. However the etiology is not simple and relating to a wide variety of neurological disorders including ischemia..
This guide introduces the philosopher. John Stuart Mill - very much a liberal thinker - and discusses the many issues that concerned him which are still vital today.Chief among his works is the essay "On Liberty"..
From a debut novelist. a gripping historical thriller and rousing love story set in seventeenth-century ManhattanIt's 1663 in the tiny. hardscrabble Dutch colony of New Amsterdam..
TA-DAH. It's DRAGON JELLY time. A sizzling scrumptious treat. It's red. It's wobbly. Best of all. It's SCARY HOT to eat .... Max is having a MONSTER party. They play all sorts of yucky games then cool down in a fruitbat drool paddling pool..
A Nature Book of the Year "(""The Times (UK))" " The hoverflies are only props. No. not only. but to some extent. Here and there. my story is about something else. " A mesmerizing memoir of extraordinary brilliance by an entomologist..
The OtterBox Defender Series case for Apple iPhone 6/6s provides heavy duty protection against drops. dust and damage without taking away from the usability of your phone's features..
In Animal Fairy "Tails". beautiful illustrations and simple text retell classic fairy tales with a twist: all the characters are animals. This book tells the story of a very naughty chicken called Goldiclucks..
The relationship between spirituality and healthcare is historical. intellectual and practical. and it has now emerged as a significant field in health research..
Fantasy has had a modern resurgence in cinema due largely to the success of superhero narratives and the two major fantasy series. the Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter. Often regarded as mere escapism..
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John le Carre. the legendary author of sophisticated spy thrillers..
This tell-all book takes years of behind-the-scenes experience from top DJ Entertainers to show you what it really takes to create a terrific wedding reception. This book is not meant to be biased in any way..
A powerful story of love and loss from internationally bestselling author Tamara McKinley. So this is Paris. she thought in awe. Spread out before her beneath a clear blue sky. it was like a precious gift after the smog and filth of London..
Call them Native Americans. American Indians. indigenous peoples. or first nations - a vast and diverse array of nations. tribes. and cultures populated every corner of North America long before Columbus arrived..
On February 13 and 14. 1945. three successive waves of British and U.S. aircraft rained down thousands of tons of high explosive and incendiary bombs on the largely undefended German city of Dresden..
Was President James Buchanan. Jr. our first homosexual president. That's a question historians have been debating for years. This brief book looks at the life and times of Buchanan. and raises the possibility of his sexuality..
In the Sudan. decades of brutal misgovernment by the ruling Egyptian Khedive in Cairo precipitate a fierce and bloody rebellion and Holy War headed by a charismatic new religious leader..
If your child can multiply up to 9 x 9. then this book will increase his or her speed and accuracy when multiplying. Use this book to help your child practice and master basic multiplication..
The final book in the phenomenal Harry Potter series wraps up the adventures of the famous boy wizard and his friends Ron and Hermione. Will Lord Voldemort and his evil followers be defeated..
Here is everything a young girl needs to know to prepare for her own body's changes plus a removable Parent's Guide..
One of the minions from Despicable Me 2 is a stylized vinyl figure. This Despicable Me 2 Movie Carl Minion Pop. Vinyl Figure features the little yellow Cyclops guy wearing his overalls and rendered in the adorable Pop..
Specially commissioned short stories. by prize-winning authors. on the theme of Mirrors. READERSHIP: 10 - 14 A collection of new . specially commissioned short stories by some of the finest authors of children's books today: Anne Fine..
Lin is an escaped convict with a false passport. who flees from Australia to the city of Bombay. As a hunted man without a home. family. or identity. Lin searches for love while running a clinic in one of the citys poorest slums..
Zweisprachiges Bilderbuch Deutsch-Englisch Was passiert. wenn die Welt unerwartet einen Augenblick still steht. Wenn man eine Handvoll Zeit. einfach so. durch einen Zufall geschenkt bekommt. Genau das passiert in einer der grossten und umtriebigsten Stadte der Welt..
The Handbook of Korean Linguistics presents state-of-the-art overviews of the linguistic research on the Korean language. Structured to allow a range of theoretical perspectives in addressing linguistic phenomena Includes chapters on Old Korean and Middle Korean..
Surfing: sport of Hawaiian kings and king of aquatic sports. Practiced since time immemorial in the South Pacific. in the 20th century it has conquered beaches all around the world and given rise to many sports born from the imagination and passion of those practicing it..
Little dribblers shoot and score. Discover rattle or crinkle sounds in each of the four colorful appliqued soft balls. Monkey's head folds over and closes securely for storage..
As featured in the 6-part CNN SERIES "Finding Jesus"FINDING JESUS explores six major artifacts. including the Shroud of Turin. the True Cross. and John the Baptist. that give us the most direct evidence about the life and world of Jesus..
This stunningly illustrated selection of tales from the classic Arabian Nights features silhouette and other art laced with brilliant color and metallic silver ornamentation. These interpretations charm the contemporary reader with flourishes of whimsy and insouciance..
It's 1996. and less than half of all American high-school students have ever used the Internet. Emma just got her first computer and an America Online CD-ROM. Josh is her best friend..
Peg and Cat. stars of their own Emmy Award winning animated TV series. zoom into a picture book and put math skills to the test in a lively racing adventure. Peg and Cat have built an amazing car out of things they found lying around..
Providing a unique blend of cases. concepts. and essential readings The Social Movements Reader. Third Edition. delivers key classic and contemporary articles and book selections from around the world..
From the author of "Sheila Rae. The Brave" and "A Weekend with Wendell" comes "a cozy. comfortable book that will leave youngsters smiling".--("Booklist"). Too young to go camping with his Bunny Scout brother and sister..
On a stormy night in small-town America. a couple. desperate and soaked to the skin. knock on a stranger's door. When Martha. a retired schoolteacher. answers their knock. her world changes for ever..
India Basin Triangle is a crime novel in the San Francisco Noir tradition. Based on an actual case involving international drug traffickers in the rollicking 1980s. the story juxtaposes the thoughts and actions of three main characters as they move inevitably toward a final collision that is quietly orchestrated by a mysterious woman..
Literary Studies is currently going through a deep transformation. preparing itself for the launch into the twenty-first century. The present volume. which is dedicated to Douwe Fokkema on the occasion of his retirement from Utrecht University..
Experience significant results in a remarkably short period of time - without books. drills. memorizing. or homework. In this five-hour intermediate level audio course Michel Thomas Method teacher Helene Lewis introduces over 1..
By day. Monica Holy's life looks like millions of others. She paints. jogs. talks to friends. and worries about her children. Monica's nightlife is a different story. Since birth. she has entered extraordinary worlds of consciousness through the portal of lucid dreams..
Easter 1955. As Lilia Sugar scrapes the ice from the inside of the windows and the rust from the locks in Sugar Hall. she knows there are pasts she cannot erase. On the very edge of the English/Welsh border..
This is the journal of Joe Necchi. a junkie living on a barge that plies the rivers and bays of New York. Joe's world is the half-world of drugs and addicts--the world of furtive fixes in sordid Harlem apartments..
Assassin. Soldier. Arrow. That is who Vasic is. who he will always be. His soul drenched in blood. his conscience heavy with the weight of all he's done..
Easy. Creative and Fun Things to Keep Your Children Entertained and HappyNever again will you hear the all-too-common call of. "I'm bored." with this kid-pleaser for many ages. Whether your kid is 3..
Create a forest of interesting shapes with 6 pre-cut stencils of common leaf forms: oak. maple. aspen. holly. and 2 others. Sturdy. reusable stencils are perfect for a variety of classroom projects or for decorating walls..
Ron Fortier's darkest creation returns. When the souls of the innocent cry for justice. One man hears their call: The Undead Avenger-Brother Bones He stalks the streets of Cape Noire..
This insightful guide provides a pragmatic roadmap for treating adult survivors of complex psychological trauma. Christine Courtois and Julian Ford present their effective..
From the creators of the #1 international podcast Welcome to Night Vale and the authors of the New York Times bestselling novel of the same name. comes a collection of episodes from Season One of their hit podcast..
Excerpt from Principles of Accountancy Several considerations prompted in the publication of this book. To begin with. it has long appeared that the governing principles of accountancy - which in most bookkeeping texts are scattered about with other matter in various parts of the books - could be gathered in one volume..
This is singer Lisa Loeb's sparkling second collection of songs. activities and recipes. with accompanying CD. It is aimed at children age 4 to 7 years old. Singer Lisa Loeb will have kids movin' and a groovin' with her sparkling second collection of songs..
" . . . what big eyes you have "
Originating in seventeenth-century French folklore. the story of Little Red Riding Hood has long been one of the world's most memorable tales of childhood..
Do you just love indulging in a warm fritter. Have you been looking for a fritters cookbook. If you have picky eaters at home. I am sure you are always on the lookout for ways to get them to eat more foods..
Excerpt from Prize Poems and Others Many years ago the writer of the following verses was a pupil of mine at the Godolphin School. Hammersmith. of which I was Head Master. At that time I had a number of promising boys under my charge..
Actress and fitness icon Kate Hudson shares her insights to help every woman become healthy. strong. and beautiful from the inside out in this stunning lifestyle guide.Kate Hudson is an award-winning actress and founder of the popular active wear line Fabletics..
Not just fancy fruit drinks anymore. smoothies have evolved. The 50 recipes in this deck combine all kinds of nutritious ingredients to create smoothies that are as healthy as they are delicious..
This is the little book with all the big songs. A pocket sized collection of Cat Stevens hits presented in chord songbook format. It includes complete lyrics and guitar chords..
A magical collection of ten Christmas stories. this book is sure to enchant every young reader with a winning combination of original stories and retellings of traditional tales..
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Pocket Shanghai is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see. what to skip. and what hidden discoveries await you..
A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier..
Alexander Calder is one of the most important--and most popular--American artists of the twentieth century. This lavishly illustrated volume accompanies an exhibit at the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen in Dusseldorf that focuses on Calder's works of the 1930s and '40s..
This book is a collection of classic hints and tips on photography skills. It includes hints on foregrounds and backgrounds. indoor and outdoor. trimming and making your own solutions..
While social identity challenges probably confront all school administrators. the authors focus on a doubly marginalized leadership population--Black female principals--whose experiences are rarely tapped..
They've spent years at the same high school without speaking a word to one another. but that's all about to change. Popular Bliss has the perfect boyfriend..
After a record-breaking sail from China. Alexi de Warenne's moment of triumph quickly vanishes. At his welcoming party. his bewitching childhood friend Elysse O'Neill begins flirting with a shipmate..
Ground fighting is one of the most underestimated yet devastatingly ferocious of all the Martial Arts. Ninety-nine per cent of all street fights that are not finished within the first three seconds end up on the floor..
A national bestseller. Douglas Coupland's "Worst. Person. Ever. "is a gloriously filthy. side-splittingly funny and unforgettable novel. Now in paperback. "Worst. Person. Ever." is a deeply unworthy book about a dreadful human being with absolutely no redeeming social value..
When a college graduate with a history of hapless dead-end jobs reads Robert Louis Stevenson's novel Treasure Island. she is dumbstruck by the timid design of her life..
This book is about leadership. It tells the dramatic story of seven defining leadership moments from the American Revolution. On these pages you learn about real people facing historic challenges and overcoming what reasonable observers believed were insurmountable odds..
This new edition of The Sportsmans Bible is bound in bonded leather embossed with Mothwing fall mimicry camouflage pattern and featuring darkened page edges and a zipper closure..
From one of the most revered Christian public intellectuals today comes a passionate plea to reverse the ugly trend of the right/left culture wars with concrete advice about how to make the world safe for diversity..
From covering the front lines of the Gulf War to investigating Colombian drug lords to living with freedom fighters in the mountains of Afghanistan. war correspondent Brad Willis was accustomed to risk..
Kiyama and his friends Kawabe and Yamashita become fascinated and curious about death when Yamashita's grandmother dies. Hoping to see death firsthand. they spy on an old man who looks like he will die soon..
Eleven-year-old twins Hannah and Anna agree about everything especially that they don't want to move to the creepy old house on Hemlock Road. But as soon as they move into the house..
"The story is a good and important one. and it is well told for an elementary-school audience. . . . Cardinale's folksy. woodcut-style paintings include several memorable images.""The New York Times""Cardinale's digitally colored scratchboard art is dynamic..
Return to Light John of God Helps relates the unfolding journey of a wayshower as she opens her mind to new ideas and valuable insights. Sam's Brazilian adventure unfolds as she shares the fruits of experience..
Tragedies and disasters have always been part of the fabric of American history. Some gave rise to reactions that profoundly influenced the nation. Others dominated public consciousness for a moment..
She was looking for a place to land.
Anna is a fifteen-year-old girl slouching toward adulthood. and she's had it with her life at home. So Anna "borrows" her stepmom's credit card and runs away to Los Angeles..
Thousands of medical and scientific studies have shown that antioxidants can slow down the aging process. reduce the risk of common degenerative diseases. and reverse the progression and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease..
Four board books featuring the Monsters. Inc. gang are together here in a great carry-along case. telling of their adventures in Monstropolis. Full-color..
When FBI agent John O'Hara first meets Nora Sinclair. she seems perfect. She has the career. The charisma. The tantalising sex appeal. The whole extraordinary package - Nora doesn't attract men..
Most youth football teams are managed by amateur coaches. parents and teachers who have a love of the game. but often don't have the relevant coaching qualifications or training. You want the best for and out of your team..
Outwardly. we live in an era that appears more open-minded. non-judgemental and tolerant than in any time in human history. The very term intolerant invokes moral condemnation..
When we think of the American West. we tend to conjure up images that are known the world over: bearded forty-niners leading pack mules up a mountain trail..
"Nancy Pickard pushes at the presumed limits of [crime fiction]" said the "Los Angeles Times Book Review. " praising the award-winning creator of the Jenny Cain mysteries..
Have you ever left a nerve-racking challenge and immediately wished for a do over. Maybe after a job interview. a performance. or a difficult conversation. The very moments that require us to be genuine and commanding can instead cause us to feel phony and powerless..
Whether you are looking to lose weight. trying to increase your strength and stamina. hoping to sharpen your mental edge. or seeking to go deeper within. Baron Baptiste can take you there..
Bill Easum and Bil Cornelius are two strikingly different. yet surprisingly similar pastors. One undertook to revitalize a moribund mainline church- the other. to plant a new nondenominational congregation..
Essential Spanish Vocabulary is the course for you if you need help with your study of Spanish. This fully revised edition of our best-selling course now comes with free downloadable audio support containing hints on how to learn vocabulary effectively..
Hot on the heels of theNew York Timesbest sellerWilliam Shakespeare's Star Warscomes the next two installments of the original trilogy:William Shakespeare's The Empire StrikethBackandWilliam Shakespeare's The Jed Doth Return..
Exchange rate policy has profound consequences for economic development. financial crises. and international political conflict. Some governments in the developing world maintain excessively weak and "undervalued" exchange rates..
THE TRIUMVIRATE is a tale concerning three powerful men who virtually control governments around the globe. On the fringe exists a notorious drug cartel on its way to becoming an empire..
"Chapter One " DILL Twilight found the city of Deepgate slouched heavily in its chains. Townhouses and tenements relaxed into the tangled web of ironwork. nodded roofs and chimneys across gently creaking lanes..
A short story from the collection Ugly Man by Dennis Cooper..
This books aims to provide an outline of monitoring techniques. for conservation and ecology. for plant. insect and animal populations. Among the groups included are butterflies..
Photography for the people is how the ads read for the NikonF5-the perfect blend of toughness. simple use. and the latest technology. Problem is. F5 has far more features than most owners know what to do with..
In November 1942 - in a devastating counter-attack from outside the city - Soviet forces smashed the German siege and encircled Stalingrad. trapping some 290.000 soldiers of the 6th Army inside..
Renowned political economist Samir Amin. engaged in a unique lifelong effort both to narrate and affect the human condition on a global scale. brings his analysis up to the present the world of 2013. The key events of our times financial crisis..