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by Joseph Heskel KoukouJoseph Heskel Koukou | Born in Basra, Joseph Heskel Koukou was ten years old when his family settled in Iran. As a businessman, his life was intertwined with that of his Jewish community and the rapport of friendship he held with all groups, independently of their religion, of their culture and their ethnic affiliation. | When Khomeini took power and established the Islamic regime, he was imprisoned as a Jew and passed over four years behind bars. He reread and meditated upon the Tanakh, the Jew... more
by Bonny FrankeEditing – 10 Steps is full of reminders to check and re-check details plus it shows how to avoid rushing in order to produce a more polished document. Editing – 10 Steps builds awareness in writers who know how tough it is to be objective about whatever type of writing they choose. Editing – 10 Steps recognizes that re-writes separate the beginner from the polished revisions demanded by professional editors and authors. Editing – 10 Steps pushes writers who may be too close to the thoughts they ... more
by William Stanley PonderIn the Eyes of God takes a hard look at what is being done to improve public education in America. The twenty-first century finds the United States in a very demanding situation regarding the economy, world affairs, and the general demise of humanity. The education of children in America seems to be the one topic that is getting some attention. With documentaries like The Lottery and Waiting for Superman, the general public is finally beginning to understand the current state of education in the... more
by Darrin DuFord
A sharp-shooting SWAT team, a Venezuelan producer of alcoholic love potions, and an audacious subway rat are among the cast of characters award-winning author Darrin DuFord encounters in Breakfast for Alligators: Quests, Showdowns, and Revelations in the Americas. Through such mediums as public transit, cuisine, urban wildlife, and music, DuFord (author of Is There a Hole in the Boat? Tales of Travel in Panama Without a Car, 2007 Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Awards silver medalist) has cre... more
by Tracy PenfieldHow can we teach prevention, healing skills, and self-advocacy to the next generation—including those who have suffered the deep wounds of trauma and abuse? How can we guide young people toward becoming independent, self-confident adults? How do we foster healing in adults who have experienced traumatic abuse and support them in breaking the cycle? SafeArt, Inc., a non-profit healing arts organization, has been working to address these questions since 2000. Their proactive approach to h... more
by Tracy PenfieldHow can we teach prevention, healing skills, and self-advocacy to the next generation—including those who have suffered the deep wounds of trauma and abuse? How can we guide young people toward becoming independent, self-confident adults? A Curriculum of Courage: Making SafeArt is a guide to teaching youth—and ourselves—to celebrate the power of creative expression and focus on prevention, healing, and the promotion of healthy relationships. No background in the arts is required to use t... more
by Tara J. MacomberMUSIC, MONEY, AND LAW is a must-read for musicians, singers, composers, producers, managers, agents, lawyers, and anyone wanting to know more about the fundamentals of music law and business. This handy reference reviews important issues such as music industry contracts, how to protect your intellectual property, self-publishing and publishing deals, and how to form a band and turn it into a business.
by Noah MossA portrait of New York City--including its citizens, its ghosts, its movers and shakers--during as colorful and transformative a'decade as the city's ever seen, the 1920's.
by Heather ThompsonSocial Worker and Old Soldier meet when his wife enters hospital. Their relationship grows as She helps him through the Adult Health and Social care services.
Vagabonding With Kids: How One Couple Embraced an Unconventional Life to Work Remotely and Show Their Kids the Worldby AK TurnerWith her signature wit, AK Turner deftly slays all the dragons separating "life with kids" from "life with travel and adventure." Determined to prove that long-term travel need not be reserved for the lone male traveler, Turner tackles obstacles including working while traveling, affording an extended trip, pulling kids out of school, and what to do with them once you've done so. With stories from the author's experiences in a dozen locations around the globe, and the honest and hilarious admiss... more
by Shannon ScarlettSimple Rules is a new kind of builder handbook / design guide. Designed for both layman and professional, this 120 page, fully illustrated book includes 25 key design principles that apply to architecture, art and buildings. Inspired by long forgotten sources, this builder handbook includes timeless composition guidelines, elegant proportional systems, building techniques and formulas for making buildings more beautiful. It is intended as a design guide for the architect or modern builder wh... more
by Rebecca M. LylesA seasoned editor and business manager offers concise essays that humorously explore communication stumbling blocks, reveal common errors, and provide time-tested advice on how to write and speak effectively.
Sew Jewish: The 18 Projects You Need for Jewish Holidays, Weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Ceremonies, and Homeby M. Bywater
Sew Your Own Judaica and Make Jewish Traditions Your Own.
With these 18 beginner-level projects, you can set your holiday table, bring a personal touch to weddings and bar/bat mitzvah celebrations, and decorate your home with the warmth of Jewish tradition. Sew your own tallit, challah cover, wedding chuppah, and more. A mix of modern projects and classic Judaica reinterpreted for today's sewing enthusiasts. With 100 illustrations to guide you, a section o... more
by Dian Duchin ReedThis fresh translation reveals why the Dao De Jing is one of the world's most beloved and widely translated books. Twenty-five hundred years after it was written, it still has the ability to change lives and inspire readers.
High Diary: A Place to Document Your New Understandings of How Life Works so that You Don't Forget in the Morningby Esmerelda Q. Jones
We all know the frustration of figuring out the meaning of life, only to forget it all in the morning. Forget no more with High Diary. With thick, bold, lined pages to keep you focused, High Diary is a special place to document your experiences with alternative consciousnesses. Who knows, you might just wind up inventing a new religion!