Real-Time 3D Rendering with directX and HLSL

Get Started Quickly with DirectX 3D Programming: No 3D Experience Needed This step-by-step text demystifies modern graphics programming so you can quickly start writing professional code with DirectX and HLSL..

Story of the Hutchinsons (Tribe of Jesse), Vol. 1

Excerpt from Story of the Hutchinsons (Tribe of Jesse). Vol. 1 At the request of the famous singer whose autobiography is contained within the leaves of this volume. the far from difficult task of writing the preface devolves upon me..

Textiles from the Archives of the Glasgow School of Art

This is a glorious visual tour through the textiles collection in the Glasgow School of Art's archives. The textiles reflect not only the work of teachers and students of the GSA but also large gifts from a number of collections..

Brillant Basics Activity Puzzle

Challenge your child's motor and problem-solving skills with a delightful puzzle from Fisher-Price. 6 large pieces are colorful and easy for little hands to grasp..


New York Times bestselling author Jacquelyn Frank continues her scorching and sensual new series set in the world of the Nightwalkers. where an ancient race known as Bodywalkers are the vanguards against the raging forces of darkness..


'It's a dangerous job. but someone has to do it.' For years. the local Spook kept the county safe from evil. But now his time has ended. and there is only one boy who can take over - Thomas Ward..

The Donor

Will Marion has two perfect kidneys. His daughters aren't so lucky. Question is: which one should he save. Will's 47. His wife bailed out when the twins were in nappies and hasn't been seen since..

Notecracker: Jokes and Quotes

(Music Sales America). Notecrackers are handy little packs of facts. tips and entertainment on musical topics. They give instant reference to things like chords and music theory as well as musical trivia and jokes..

Full House

With engaging rhymes and dynamic illustrations. this fun introduction to fractions will inspire youngsters to do the math and discover that one delicious cake divided by five hungry guests and one hospitable hostess equals a perfect midnight snack at the Strawberry Inn..

Citizens Creek

The "New York Times "bestselling author of the Oprah Book Club Pick "Cane River" brings us the evocative story of a once-enslaved man who buys his freedom after serving as a translator during the American Indian Wars..

The Ring

Magic is power. and power is magic... Once they were inseparable. just two little girls playing games in a mighty castle. Now Princess Marie-Victoria. heir to the mightiest empire in the world. and Aelwyn Myrddyn..


Tiffany Aching put one foot wrong. made one little mistake...and now the spirit of winter is in love with her. He gives her roses and icebergs. says it with avalanches and showers her with Tiffany-shaped snowflakes..

British Airships 1905-30

This book reveals the fascinating story of the cat and mouse duel between the airship and another pioneering form of technology - the submarine during World War 1..

The Littlest Camel

A new range of thematically arranged collections of some of master storyteller Bob Hartman's best-loved folk and traditional tales. The contents are derived from best-selling The Lion Storyteller Christmas Book..

The Mutual Fund Industry

Mutual funds form the bedrock of retirement savings in the United States. and. considering their rapid growth over recent decades. are sure to become even more financially critical in the coming decades..


As he traces the whereabouts of a leading conspiracy theorist. Repairman Jack's search leads him to a bizarre convention of conspiracy theorists. where he finds that nobody can be trusted and few people are what they seem..

The Mostly True Adventu5A8res of Homer P. Figg

Young Homer Figg sets off to follow his brother into the thick of the Civil War. Through a series of fascinating events. Homer's older brother has been illegally sold to the Union Army..

The Ballet of the Second Empire

This is the combined edition of Ivor Guest's classic two-volume study of the ballet of the Second Empire. An unjustly neglected phase of ballet history. the Second Empire is a continuation of the great Romantic period..

Barbie: A Fashion Fairytale

When Barbie discovers that her aunt Millie's fashion company is struggling. she enlists the help of several fashionable fairies to turn the business around. This Step 2 reader is based on Barbie's latest direct-to-DVD release..

The Drop (Harry Bosch)

Harry Bosch has been given three years before he must retire from the LAPD. and he wants cases more fiercely than ever. In one morning. he gets two. DNA from a 1989 rape and murder matches a 29-year-old convicted rapist..

Easy Classical Viola Duets

This collection features a selection of classical pieces by the world's most renowned composers: Johann Sebastian Bach. Antonio Vivaldi. Johannes Pachelbel. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart..

Uncanny X-Men by Kieron Gillen, Volume 3

Avengers vs. X-Men The Marvel Universe's two most powerful teams battle over the fate of Hope Summers. With the cosmically destructive Phoenix Force drawing ever closer to Earth..


In 1880. William Herbert Guthrie-Smith (1862-1940) emigrated from Scotland to New Zealand. where he learned the basics of sheep farming and acquired Tutira. a disused sheep station of 20..

Emotional Healing for Cats

Cats have their ups and downs. just like people. Emotional Healing for Cats tells you what to do on the down days. including how to: -help your cat adjust to change and deal with illness and anxiety -deal with behavioural problems -understand life from your cat's point of view..

100 Ways to Differentiate Instruction in K - 12 Classrooms

This is an extremely practical reference that gives teachers 100 quick adaptations to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of their students. Teachers are often reluctant to differentiate instruction or include students with disabilities because they simply do not know how to do so..

100 Things Red Wings Fans Should Know

More than just an overview of highlights of a young Steve Yzerman or a remembrance of the team's epic battles with the Colorado Avalanche in the 1990s. this complete guide to the Detroit Red Wings is a collection of every essential piece of Red Wings knowledge and trivia..

Baby's Very First Book of 123 [Board book]

This title contains high-contrast images that are easy for babies to focus on. It contains pictures of animals and different types of transport along with the sounds they make..

Mary Poppins Boxed Set

Four classic stories about the most famous nanny in the world. all together in a fabulous new boxed set Who can slide "up" banisters. banish naughtiness with a swift "Spit-spot..

The Sunbridge Girls

About the Author- Eleanor Emily Hodgman Porter (December 19. 1868 - May 21. 1920) was an American novelist.She was born as Eleanor Emily Hodgman in Littleton..


'My life is my message.' Mohandas Gandhi was a freedom fighter with a difference- rather than forcing change with the barrel of a gun. he sought to change the world with love and nonviolence..

Blood Ties (Castings Trilogy)

Bramble is impetuous. with a talent for attracting trouble. and she finds it when an accident brands her a criminal. But she can expect no mercy. Her dark colouring marks her as a Traveller..

The Science of Wine

Praise for the First Edition Winemaking these days is a complicated process that cannot always be understood intuitively. Fortunately Jamie Goode s "The Science of Wine: From Vine to Glass "explains some of the terms that critics toss around..

Nothing Sacred

Acclaimed writer and thinker Douglas Rushkoff. author of "Ecstasy Club" and "Coercion." has written perhaps the most important -- and controversial -- book on Judaism in a generation..

How to Do Everything iPad

Tap into every feature of your iPad

Get the most out of the revolutionary iPad with help from this easy-to-follow guide. Covering both the Wi-Fi only and Wi-Fi 3G models..

Astounding Animals

Color Yourself Calm With Over 60 Highly-Detailed Animal Designs From the mighty elephant to the mysterious owl this fantastic adult coloring book features 64 hand-curated images from some of our favorite artists..

The Girl Who Was Saturday Night

An enchanting story of twins. fame. and heartache by the much-praised author of "Lullabies for Little Criminals"""""Heather O'Neill charmed readers in the hundreds of thousands with her sleeper hit..

New Moon

Bella and Edward find themselves facing new obstacles. including a devastating separation. the mysterious appearance of dangerous wolves roaming the forest in Forks. a terrifying threat of revenge from a female vampire and a deliciously sinister encounter with Italy's reigning royal family of vampires: the Volturi..

Dance Composition

"A book which has remained seminal in its field as one of the key texts in dance education. Jacqueline Smith-Autard delves into the creative arena of dance with a logic unmatched by any other creative author in this field" Speech and Drama "Jacqueline Smith-Autard has made significant contributions to the development of dance in education in the UK and abroad" National Dance Teachers Association Dance composition - the discipline that translates ideas into dances - is an important part of dance education..

The Future of an Illusion

This investigation of religion by greatest psychoanalyst of the twentieth-century explores the role faith can take in the life of man. what it can mean to us and why as a species we are inclined towards it..

Me and You

EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY. SOMETIMES . . . Lorenzo Cuni is a fourteen-year-old loner. His wealthy parents think he is away on a school skiiing trip. but in fact he has stowed away in a forgotten cellar..

El Amor en los Tiempos del Colera [Spanish]

In their youth. Florentino Ariza and Fermino Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy. well-born doctor. Florentino is devasted. but he is a romantic..

Nessa's Fish

Out on the tundra. Nessa. an Inuit girl. and her grandmother have caught more fish than they can carry home. So they pile some rocks on top of their cache to keep away the foxes. and settle in for the night..

Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important. and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact..

Ninja vs. Ninja

The wisecracking Masters of Spinjitzu are back--but what will happen when they have to battle each other. It's ninja vs. ninja. This new LEGO(R) Ninjago(TM) reader is based on the hit..

A King's Ransom

Travelling home from the crusades. Richard was shipwrecked off the coast of Austria. after an encounter with pirates. Richard should have been under the Church's protection..

For Valour

The Victoria Cross. a simple bronze cross inscribed For Valour on the front and engraved with the recipient's name. rank. number. unit and the date of the action on the reverse. was first awarded by Queen Victoria - in a ceremony in Hyde Park - in 1857..

Beginnings Fast Lane Turquoise Non-Fiction

Fast Lane is a brand new reading intervention series developed for 8 to 14-year old struggling readers. It provides them with a variety of engaging. wonderfully illustrated stories and non-fiction texts which will appeal to even the most reluctant child reader..

The Runaway Bunny

A new edition of the profoundly comforting story of a bunny's imaginary game of hide-and-seek. and the lovingly steadfast mother who finds him every time..

The Numeracy Test Workbook

Numeracy. or numerical reasoning tests are one of the most common types of psychometric tests used in assessment and selection procedures. and now with increased competition for jobs and placements it has never been more important to excel in them..

Wheelchair Doctor

Wheelchair Doctor (formerly titled Take My Hands) is the awe-inspiring recounting of the remarkable life of Mary Verghese. a doctor in India during the 1950's and 60's. As a young woman training to be a gynecologist at the Christian Medical College


From the literary giant of Japan. who is often referred to as the "Godfather of the Japanese short story". and after whom the most coveted literary prize of Japan is named..

Gladio, Nato's Dagger at the Heart of Europe

In this ground-breaking work of investigative journalism. Richard Cottrell lays bare a web of evil in high places. The recent paedophile Saville scandal in London was foreshadowed by rampant abuses in Belgium..

Clinical Electrocardiography

In this edition. the sections on posterior myocardial infraction. supraventricular tachycardia. ventricular tachycardia. and anti-arrhythmic drug therapy have all been updated or revised. This book is the culmination of about 30 years of experience in the teaching of electrocardiography to coronary-care-unit nurses..


This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age. it may contain imperfections such as marks. notations..

The Battle of Britain

In time for the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. we now have-thanks to Swedish historian Bergstrom-perhaps the most thorough. expert examination of the topic ever written. Illustrated throughout with maps and rare photos..

Superman Metals Classic Figure

Bring the action home with Metropolis' modern day savior. Superman. Standing 4 inches tall and weighing in at over half a pound. this collectable die-cast figure is sure to be a standout in any collection..

Evaluacion de La Materia de Historia En Secundaria [Spanish]

La evaluacion es un elemento fundamental en el proceso de ensenanza-aprendizaje. La introduccion de las competencias basicas ha supuesto un nuevo replanteamiento de la misma hacia nuevas formas de evaluar que tengan en cuenta conceptos..

Naked Greed

Stone Barrington is back in the thrilling new adventure from the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author. When Stone Barrington rescues a prominent brewery owner from an attack by two rogue policemen..

Wee Gillis

Wee Gillis lives in Scotland. He is an orphan. and he spends half of each year with his mother's people in the lowlands. while the other half finds him in the highlands with his father's kin..

Nurturing Natures

This book provides an indispensable account of current understandings of children's emotional development. Integrating the latest research findings from areas such as attachment theory..

Savage Drift

It s over.

Dean. Alex. and the other survivors of the Monument 14 have escaped the disaster zone and made it to the safety of a Canadian refugee camp. Some of the kids have even been reunited with their families..

Spanish Book and CD

Compact and easy-to-use. these travel packs include a pocket phrase book and CD that help provide tourists and business travelers alike with the necessary phrases needed to get around in a foreign country..


Travelers continue to flock to Arizona year-round to explore the outdoors and relax at world-class spa resorts. In full-color throughout. "Fodor's Arizona and the Grand Canyon"helps travelers take advantage of the state's myriad pleasures..

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME) affects around 250.000 people in the UK. and an estimated one million in the USA. With a characteristic profile of severe exhaustion. flu-like symptoms..

Nonlinear Systems with Stochastic Fluctuations

This book considers some typical nonlinear dynamical systems with various random noises. It presents the reviews about nonlinear and stochastic dynamics. with some historic background and recent developments..

Poems for Love and Life for Leo

Leos. ever wondered what the Sun-signs tell you about love and life. This unique anthology of poems for love and life relates directly to your Sun-sign. Leo. If you were born between the 23rd of July and the 23rd of August..

The Circled Shore

This item is non-returnable

Forty years went by after that epic day. Together we went our separate ways. We shared our family lives from time to time. Wink left home to study forestry..

Circumstances Alter Photographs

On Friday April 24th. 1885. Captain James Peters took the world's first battlefield photographs under fire at the battle of Fish Creek in the Canadian Northwest Territory of Saskatchewan. As Captain of the Royal Canadian Artillery's 'A' Battery - part of the North West Field Force - he subsequently managed to expose over seventy glass plates for the duration of the battles at Duck Lake and Batoche as well..

On Abstract Art

An exploration of ways to think about abstract art and the problems of interpretation it raises. The author speculates on the language required to describe the effects of key abstract paintings and sculptures and on ways to discuss critical issues when a work of art is without "subject matter"..

Strindberg: A Life

Novelist. satirist. poet. photographer. painter. alchemist. and hellraiser-August Strindberg was all these. and yet he is principally known. in Arthur Miller's words. as "the mad inventor of modern theater" who led playwriting out of the polite drawing room into the snakepit of psychological warfare..

World's Smallest Walkie Talkie

The World's Smallest Walkie Talkies are ideal for your little investigators. Kid-sized yet totally high-tech. these walkie talkies can be used to talk or to exchange morse code (instructions included)..

Trade Liberalisation and Poverty in South Asia

The link between trade liberalisation and poverty has arguably been one of the most debated topics in development policy debate. Existing studies on the subject have primarily used multi-country cross-sectional data..

The Troll

The Troll longs for a juicy goat to eat -- but he's stuck with boring old fish for supper. Bother. Meanwhile. Hank Chief and his pirate crew love fish. but without a decent recipe their slimy..

Remarkable Plants

This book is suitable for anyone interested in the natural world and the extraordinary diversity and wonder of plants. this beautifully illustrated and presented range of stationery will be a delight..

Bridge Water

Forced to come out of the closet to prove his innocence in a brutal murder. Detective Derek Cooper is warned by the police chief not to get involved in the case. Consumed with guilt..

Pleasures of the Telescope

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age. it may contain imperfections such as marks. notations. marginalia and flawed pages..

Trump University Real Estate 101

This is a new edition of the popular real estate guide with profit-generating ideas especially designed for today's real estate markets. The first edition of "Trump University Real Estate 101" led new and experienced investors through a multitude of wealth-building ideas and illustrated how they could create wealth-building strategies for all kinds of market conditions..

After Earth

The official novelization of Sony Pictures' film. starring Will Smith and his son. Jaden Smith. opening in theaters on June 7. This is the chronicle of an extraordinary family that's been across the universe and backNfrom humanity's last days on Earth through the events of the epic film..

An Introduction to Linear Algebra

This book is meant for an introductory course in linear algebra for undergraduate students of mathematics. It deals with the concept of vector spaces and special types of functions defined on them called linear transformations or operators..

Mrs Engels

Longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award Love is a bygone idea. centuries-worn. There are things we can go without. and love is among them- bread and a warm hearth are not. In September 1870 a train leaves Manchester bound for London..

The Good Nurse

"After his December 2003 arrest. registered nurse Charlie Cullen was quickly dubbed 'The Angel of Death' by the media. But Cullen was no mercy killer..

Talking to Our Selves

The unconscious. according to contemporary psychology. determines much of our lives: very often. we don't know why we do what we do. or even exactly what we are doing. This realization undermines the philosophical- and common sense-picture of human beings as rational..

Zachary and the Magic Spectacles

I was inspired to write this book because I was bullied as a child. I know how cruel children can be. but also how most children who bully are not bad children. I believe that all children are good inside..

Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror

Featuring speculative fiction-writing exercises from Harlan Ellison (R). Piers Anthony. Ramsey Campbell. Jack Ketchum. screenwriters of "The Twilight Zone" and "Star Trek: The Next Generation..