A Rough Ride to the Future

In A Rough Ride to the Future. James Lovelock - the great scientific visionary of our age - presents a radical vision of humanity's future as the thinking brain of our Earth-system..

El Invierno (Las Estaciones) [Spanish]

Big changes come in winter from the weather to the activities we do. Pairing very simple text and vibrant pictures of winter. readers will learn what they can expect in this season and all the fun things they can do..

Michael's Golden Rules

"I've learned it takes heart to come out a winner every time. whether you win or lose." -- Michael Jordan Jonathan wants to win more than anything. But the Badgers haven't seen much of that lately..

All Aboard!, Grade K

Engage young learners and encourage them to think outside the box with All Aboard. from the Fun Time Activities series. This workbook provides exciting learning activities that help children build fine-motor skills..

The Message of Romans

John Stott sees Romans as the fullest account of the gospel in the New Testament. and as a manifesto of human freedom through Jesus Christ..

La Venganza de Atahualpa [Spanish]

Juan Valera es una de las figuras literarias mas representativas de la Espana intelectual del siglo XIX. No podia prescindir de un autor de tan magno relieve. Por ello es por lo que se ha tratado de ofrecer una rigurosa edicion de su obra completa..

How Power Changes Hands

How can we strengthen the capacity of our governments and key political parties to manage arrivals and departures at the top. Democracy requires reliable processes for the transfer of power from one generation of leaders to the next..

Doing Bad by Doing Good

In 2010. Haiti was ravaged by a brutal earthquake that affected the lives of millions. The call to assist those in need was heard around the globe. Yet two years later humanitarian efforts led by governments and NGOs have largely failed..

The Sociology of Elite Distinction

The Sociology of Elite Distinction offers a systematic discussion of the theoretical frameworks which deal with symbolic manifestations of eminence from a comparative standpoint..

Tales from the Virginia Tech Sideline

Colston. editor of the "Hokie Huddler" for more than a decade. shares the schools greatest football stories. Featuring a treasury of anecdotes. this book covers Hokie football from the days when players tackled cows for fun all the way to the present..

Biomimicry in Architecture

In the search for genuinely sustainable building design and technology - designs that go beyond conventional sustainability to be truly restorative - we often find that nature got there first. Over 3.5 billion years of natural history have evolved innumerable examples of forms..

The Octonauts and the Sea of Shade

"The crisply drafted pages bloom with fascinating detail: every tree. shadow. rock. and animal has an endearing. individual personality...the book itself is a lush visual treat." - Utne Reader "It's great to find a book that appeals to both kids and adults--even if the appeal is for different reasons..

Abide in My Word

Whether used at home or in church. Abide in My Word is a useful aid for following the daily and Sunday Mass Scripture readings. The complete texts for each days readingsincluding the responsorial psalmare included..

Christmas Alphabet Cards

This title features 26 beautifully packaged Christmas cards. by renowned pop-up artist Robert Sabuda. Designed by celebrated pop-up artist Robert Sabuda. these intricate and eye-catching cards include one card for each letter of the alphabet..

The Vision of Judgement

Originally published in 1926 as part of the Cambridge Plain Texts series. this volume contains the full text of Lord Byron's satirical poem on the fate of George III's soul..

Atrocity and Amnesia

Working deliberately against the grain of dominant critical assumptions. this book examines the work of authors such as Grass. Garcia Marquez. Solzhenitsyn. and Kundera..

When Ruby Tried to Grow Candy

Ruby Louise Hawthorne can't believe her eyes. Right there. in Miss Wysterious's garden. teacups are growing on trees. shoes are sprouting like weeds. and eggbeaters are jangling from branches..

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice is a novel of manners by Jane Austen. first published in 1813. The story follows the main character Elizabeth Bennet as she deals with issues of manners..

Polymers and Polymeric Composites

This volume highlights the latest developments and trends in advanced polyblends and their structures. It presents the developments of advanced polyblends and respective tools to characterize and predict the material properties and behavior..

Handbook of Mathematics: 2015

This guide book to mathematics contains in handbook form the fundamental working knowledge of mathematics which is needed as an everyday guide for working scientists and engineers. as well as for students..

Monique and the Mango Rains

Monique Dembele saves lives and dispenses hope in a place where childbirth is a life-and-death matter. Her unquenchable passion to improve the lot of the women and children in her West African village is matched by her buoyant humour in the face of unhappy marriage and backbreaking work..

Vietnamese Street Food

Stepping onto the streets of Vietnam is like entering a big. bustling kitchen - everywhere. something is being rolled. boiled. steamed. or fried- pots of hot. fragrant pho sit over coal burners and balls of peanut-studded sticky rice are steamed and wrapped in newspaper..

Be Still

This book was conceived out of my recovering from drug addiction and alcoholism. The poetry that has been included in this volume has been an inspiration to other addicts and alcoholic as I shared them at my various fellowships..

Power Play

Six new heroes. the Toa Inika. have arrived on the besieged island of Voya Nui in search of the missing Toa Nuva. What they find instead are the vicious Piraka and a desperate Matoran resistance fighting for freedom..

The Serpent's Shadow

He's b-a-a-ack Despite their best efforts. Carter and Sadie Kane can't seem to keep Apophis. the chaos snake. down. Now Apophis is threatening to plunge the world into eternal darkness. and the Kanes are faced with the impossible task of having to destroy him once and for all..

Guide to the Mount's Bay and the Land's End

Excerpt from Guide to the Mount's Bay and the Land's End: Comprehending the Topography. Botany. Agriculture. Fisheries. Antiquities. Mining. Mineralogy and Geology of Western Cornwall This little volume has been republished..

Tuttle Pocket Indonesian Dictionary

A portable and lightweight reference with both Indonesian-English and English-Indonesian sections. this dictionary has been especially designed for foreigners working or traveling in Indonesia but is equally useful for Indonesians who live abroad or in an English-speaking environment..

We All Go Traveling by

-A perennial bestseller first published in 2005. Sales to date over 18.000 copies. -Repetitive rhyming texts develops early literacy skills. -Includes a dual-purpose audio and video.

English as a Second f*Cking Language

Demonstrates swearing for those learning English as a second language. and explains the meaning of obscene. off-color. and vulgar expressions..

Baby Mammoth Mummy

Meet Lyuba--the most perfectly preserved baby mammoth ever discovered. Found lying along a riverside 31.000 years after her birth. Lyuba provides a never-before-seen view of prehistoric life in Siberia..

The Wellspring

Since prehistoric times. peoples the world over have believed in a creative force that inspires life. Throughout history it has been known by many names: mana. prana. ka. and chi. to name only a few..

Dr. Garth

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..

Practice Makes Perfect Basic Italian

More than 1 million books sold in the "Practice Makes Perfect" series. Learn Italian in bite-sized lessons. The key to "Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Italian" is how manageable the grammar and vocabulary are presented to you..

Australian Management Essentials

Australian Management Essentials is the most comprehensive book about management available. This invaluable reference covers all topics essential to senior managers. front-line managers and supervisors..

The Supernaturalist

Fourteen-year-old Cosmo Hill longs to escape from the Clarissa Frayne Institute for Parentally Challenged Boys. When a rare chance to get away comes. he grabs it. but the attempt goes fatally wrong..

Doctor Who 10Th Dr. Sonic Screwdriver Flashlight

The ultimate multipurpose tool. The Doctor's handy-dandy sonic screwdriver is the epitome of multifunctional gizmos. Whether it's driving a screw. picking a lock. or disabling an opponent..

The Granville Affaire

When World War II is declared. rich banker Henry Granville moves his family away from London. Even so. life for them remains turbulent. Rosie. his eldest daughter..

Hubert's Arthur

Taking as its point of departure the alleged inaccuracy of the chronicles of Matthew Paris. "Hubert's Arthur" presents an alternative retelling of English history from the point of view of Hubert de Burgh..

The Throws and Takedowns of Sombo

Ground fighting is taking the martial arts world by storm. but how do you get to the ground safely and end in a prone position. What are the dangers of throwing and taking an opponent over. In this book on throwing and take-down techniques of Sambo..

Daisy Dinosaur Gets Lost

When Rex has to watch over his little sister Daisy he isn't very happy about it. He starts telling Daisy what to do - sit over there. stand on one leg - and she does it. But when he tells her to get lost he regrets being mean to his sister - will he ever find her again..

Sports Biomechanics

For coaches. athletes and students of biomechanics. the new edition of Sports Biomechanics: The basics answers real-world questions in sports using easily comprehensible language and clear and concise diagrams..

Leapfrog LeapReader Read

In LeapReader Ready. Set. Kindergarten children ages 4-6 explore early literacy. mathematics. science and social studies skills as they prepare to embark on their kindergarten journey..

Super Minds Starter Presentation Plus DVD-ROM

Written by a highly respected author team. Super Minds has been crafted to help your students achieve their full potential. Whilst exploring social values. the course methodically enhances your students' thinking skills..

A Door in the Woods

Jimmy Fincher never expected that a normal day in the woods would drastically change his life. Deep in the forest. he discovers an old wooden door. setting off a chain of events that explode into a torrent of suspense and excitement..

Willful Child

These are the voyages of the starship A.S.F. "Willful Child." Its ongoing mission: to seek out strange new worlds on which to plant the Terran flag. to subjugate and if necessary obliterate new life-forms..

Exercise and Play

Find out all about how to stay healthy and happy with fun exercise and games. This book explores the many kinds of exercise and sport you can do. and gives you Healthy Hints - tips on great activities you can enjoy..

Exile and Return

This collection of essays explores new ways of understanding the Babylonian Exile and the return to Yehud - a formative period in ancient Judaism. Drawing among others on new materials from cuneiform texts..

The Dirt on Clean

The question of cleanliness is one every age and culture has answered with confidence. For the first-century Roman. being clean meant a two-hour soak in baths of various temperatures. scraping the body with a miniature rake..

The Only Clue: A Neema Mystery

Gorillas that communicate in sign language aren't exactly commonplace. so when Dr. Grace McKenna reluctantly hosts the first Open House at her research center. half the town of Evansburg..

Angels in the Bible Storybook

Where were the angels when God created the world. Why did an angel force a donkey off a road. Who did the angels get out of jail twice. Young readers will find answers to these and other questions in this exciting storybook..

Babar's ABC

Babar continues to be one of the best loved children's book characters ever created. selling millions of copies worldwide. In Spring 2012. Abrams began reissuing Laurent de Brunhoff's classic Babar stories in handsome new 3 piece case edition with less story text..

Understanding and Managing Diversity

This paper addresses the subject of diversity. The changing demographics in America projects by the year 2000. almost two-thirds of new entrants into the workforce will be women. and 29 percent will be non-white..

Find It! - Starry Night

Star light. star bright. first thing I find tonight... Will it be the moon. A spotted owl. A satellite. Maybe even a UFO. "Starry Night". the newest version of the best selling Find ItR hidden object game..


Body Guarding a TV crew on the streets of war-torn Basra. ex-deniable operator Nick Stone seems certain to die when insurgent gunmen attack. Only the reporter's swift action saves his life. When the reporter vanishes within hours..

The Naming of Names

Anna Pavord takes readers on a thrilling adventure into botanical history. traveling from Athens in the third century BC. through Constantinople. Venice..

The Reagan Imprint

Contrary to widely held views of Ronald Reagan as a reflexive man of action. John Arquilla's sharply revisionist study argues that he was drawn to and driven by ideas. In Mr. Arquilla's view..


A best-selling modern masterpiece in the author's home country of Egypt. Taxi consists of fifty-eight fictional monologues with Cairo taxi drivers that have been recreated from the author's own experience..

Writing for Life

The revolutionary approach of D.J. Henry's "Writing for Life" offers a visually rich. high-interest. and down-to-earth approach that reinforces the writing process while showing students how to take responsibility for their learning..

The Herbal Bath

Today. more and more people prefer to bypass commercially available body-care products. (and their chemical additives). in favour of more natural. homemade products. These high-quality herbal bath and beauty items fit the bill..


Mr Castle has discovered that he has a hidden talent - for making plum jam. His wife and children watch with growing wonder as he fills every jar. vase. glass and pot in the house. But where will it all end..

The Blues

These books examine a significant event or time period in African American history- every effort is made to place the topic in context. so readers will understand the connection between black history and the broad sweep of America's story..

Cooked Until Desired Tenderness

"Food. Love. Desire ... and More Food."
"An intimate. beautifully illustrated peek into the fictional journal and sketchbook of a culinary artist."
"Cook Until Desired Tenderness" is an enchanting journey of reminiscences..

Rapid Guide to Hazardous Air Pollutants

Rapid Guide to Hazardous Air Pollutants Howard J. Beim. Jennifer Spero. and Louis Theodore Concise and easy to use. Rapid Guide to Hazardous Air Pollutants brings together a wealth of hard-to-gather information in one compact pocket guide..

Dear Teen Me

"Dear Teen Me" includes advice from over 70 YA authors (including Lauren Oliver. Ellen Hopkins. and Nancy Holder. to name a few) to their teenage selves..


Kids ages 12 and up are invited to explore the roots of American music genres with this book as they investigate the social. political. and religious influences that have inspired and continue to inspire musicians..

An Old Man's Love

"An Old Man's Love" from Anthony Trollope. Anthony Trollope. one of the most successful. prolific and respected English novelists (1815-1882)..

The Magical Writings of Ithell Colquhoun

Many of Ithell's magical writings are collected and published here for the first time. nearly 20 years after her death in 1988. There are a series Tarot lectures that she gave to either the Golden Dawn..

Emergency Care in the Optometric Setting

Written by optometrists. for optometrists. "Emergency Care in the Optometric Setting" covers most emergency situations optometrists may confront. This excellent guide offers the optometrist a ready reference to dealing with patient emergencies from life-threatening losses of consciousness..

Effective Communication

The fourth edition of this hugely popular textbook has been updated for the revised Level 5 Communications module [5N0690]. which focuses on the four main communication skills of listening..

The Glitter Trap

Middle school is far from a fairytale for adorkable misfit Lacey Unger-Ware. When Lacey ends up with popular girl Paige Harrington's smart-mouthed fairy godmother. Katarina. trapped in her hair..

The Harvey Lectures

Excerpt from The Harvey Lectures: Delivered Under the Auspices of the Harvey Society of New York. 1910-1911 The Harvey Lectures: Delivered Under the Auspices of the Harvey Society of New York..

The Ambassador's Daughter

Paris. 1919 The nations' leaders have gathered to rebuild the world from the ashes of the Great War. But for one woman. the City of Light harbours dark secrets and dangerous liaisons..

Blind Fury

This is the third in the Manga series. "Ironfist". which follows the exciting early years of the hero who learns. uses and develops both his fighting and mental skills to defeat his warlike enemies..

Different Kinds of Music

Different Kinds of Music follows Timothy "Westy" Westmont through six episodes from his childhood and youth. through his experiences as an archivist and a thief..

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

There is a door at the end of a silent corridor. And it's haunting Harry Potter's dreams. Why else would he be waking in the middle of the night. screaming in terror..

Moving Innovation

Computer graphics (or CG) has changed the way we experience the art of moving images. Computer graphics is the difference between Steamboat Willie and Buzz Lightyear. between ping pong and PONG..

Automate the Boring Stuff with Python

If you've ever spent hours renaming files or updating hundreds of spreadsheet cells. you know how tedious tasks like these can be. But what if you could have your computer do them for you..

Serving Humanity - a Sabbath Reflection

In May 1989 the Catholic Church in Southern Africa launched its Pastoral Plan under the theme "Community Serving Humanity." The plan emerged through a process of consultation..

Cowboy Heat

They may ride into the sunset. but cowboys never go out of style. These manly men embody the fiercely independent. earthy alpha male and hero who isn't afraid to show the gentle..

Organizing and Managing in the Era of Globalization

This book discusses the issues and challenges of organizing and managing in the context of a globalized world. It provides insights and perspectives on the realities of organization in a world where governance structures..

The Concise Encyclopedia of the Great Recession 2007-2010

The Concise Encyclopedia of The Great Recession 2007-2010 provides the necessary resources for understanding the recession begun in 2007. It spells out the recession-related activities and events of the past few years to better inform the reader as he or she plans future moves for themselves and for their families..

The Ex-Offender's New Job Finding and Survival Guide

Originally published as The Ex-Offender s Job Hunting Guide (2005). this ground-breaking book offers sound re-entry employment advice for those with red flags in their backgrounds and those who may appear unemployable..

Pontius Pilate

Pontius Pilate arrived in Judaea in the year 26. sent to collect taxes and oversee the firm establishment of Roman law. His ten-year term was a time of relative peace in this fractious new outpost of the Roman Empire..

Richard Diebenkorn

In the 1950s American painter Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993) took a dramatic turn away from his early work. exploring new vocabularies of both abstract and representational styles. which would come to be known as the artist's "Berkeley period..

Psychological Criminology

Psychological criminology addresses the question: what is it about individuals and their experiences that cause them to commit crime and/or to become criminal. This book provides a comprehensive coverage of psychological theories of crime and criminality..

Parallel Myths

Examines parallel themes in the creation. flood. hero. and morality myths of Greek. Roman. Indian. Norse. Native American. Chinese. and Oceanic cultures while exploring modern questions of faith and the validity of the supernatural..