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by David De Freitas‘Woe to the inhabitors of the earth and of the sea! For the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, knowing that he has but a short time.’ Revelations 12:12 1968. A young woman in the sleepy town of Sidon is at home, fourteen hours into labour. Uninvited and without warning, a Dr Brockman arrives to assist with her delivery. A few hours later, Martha Holman gives birth to her first child, Simon. Within months, however, Martha’s husband is killed in the Vietnam War. Suddenly a singl... more
by John Schenk“Champions: 15 Inspiring Comeback Stories from Sports and Life” recounts the true stories of top-tier competitors whose greatest victories came against the fiercest of all opponents: life. From Victoria Arlen, a swimmer who came out of a coma to set a world record; to Bob Love, a busboy who fought his way back to the pro basketball ranks; to Kyle Schwarber who started out the Cubs’ 2016 season with a torn ACL and finished with a World Series Championship; these and a dozen other athletes will in... more
by CHARLES J. MARCUSThis book is for seekers who desire to gain a deeper understanding of God, Self and Beingness through the eyes of 17th Century Enlightenment Philosopher Baruch Spinoza, and to awaken to the Ultimate Reality of Being.
by Barbara BirenbaumAnother Birenbaum book teaching about symbols, this time the Olympic torch - its history, what the flame symbolizes, the design and motto. Chapter book with black and white shaded line drawings and torch symbols at top of pages. Best used by students, teachers or librarians searching for material about the Olympics. Also presents the spirit of cooperation among nations, sportsmanship among athletes and/or as supplementary material to tie in with a unit on meters for a math class. Stella Wheat,... more
by Barbara BirenbaumLIBERTY CENTENNIAL Lady Liberty's Light tells how Kindl, searching for the reasons behind our celebration of the Statue of Liberty's 100th birthday, travels through America and across the Atlantic Ocean to Europe to learn the Statue's history. Chuck Albury, St Petersburg Times KNOWLEDGE AND ENJOYMENT! "Do continue the good work that you are doing with today's elementary school children. There is definitely a need for children to gain knowledge while they are enjoying reading." R.A.G. Houghto... more
Outsourcing Student Success: The History of Institutional Research and the Future of Higher Educationby Joseph Wycoff
Colleges and universities have engaged in a bewildering succession of reform efforts to improve institutional performance and student success in higher education since the 1960s, with little success. After more than fifty years of seeking solutions internally, institutions are turning more and more to outside, for-profit firms to do it for them—raising important questions about the mission and the future of higher education. The history of institutional research provides an important pe... more
by Tim NotierWhen a couple from Chicago buy an adventure motorcycle and decide to take a trip around the Rocky Mountains on it, they have no idea how inspirational such a short trip could be. Their journey is humorously told with beautiful scenery, interesting characters met along the way, and countless uncomfortable situations (i.e. the traveling strippers they befriended, Tim’s almost accidental initiation into a gang, a devil child on the side of the road with wicked aim, and the several times where the... more
by Manley Peterson
You're My Baby is a colorful picture book for young children. It has original drawings of animals, plants, and objects interspersed with pictures of cute babies. There is a simple rhyme on each page to read to young children.
by Charlotte LawsDevil in the Basement is creative nonfiction and based on the shocking true story of Charlotte Laws’ family. She learned about the murders, bombings, and devil worship when she visited her ancestors’ home town of Fairmont, West Virginia. As a former private eye, she investigated what had happened and even ventured into the eerie basement where the satanic rituals had occurred. The story begins in 1928 when thousands of Ku Klux Klan members march through this sleepy town. Great uncle Jal’s pas... more
by Manley Peterson
Every story starts with a single idea, a spark that sets your imagination on fire. Sometimes you might yearn to tell a story but can't find that initial spark. Maybe you just need one fresh idea to coax that wimpy flicker into a roaring, magical blaze?
To that end, I’ve created a list of silly, funny, interesting, and crazy prompts that you can use to get your imagination burning. All you need to do is take one prompt (or throw a dozen together) and write down your notes and i... more
by jason nealonFire Sight: True Stories of Miracles & Immortality is the first published work by author Jason Nealon, M.D. Just as Fire Power: Bending Reality with Movie Symbolism forever altered people’s perceptions of movies, this book unfolds in a similar manner and leaves the reader struggling to ever see aliens and UFOs the same way again.
by Dr. Michelle YouTiger Math is a self-guided math tutoring series which is systematically designed for children in kindergarten through grade 6, their parents and their educators. The main goals of Tiger Math are to help learners acquire number sense, to build math confidence, and to form math study habits. These main goals are achieved through repetition of basic calculation: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Calculation ability is the most important and fundamental skill which should b... more
by John J. FulfordWith over 30 years teaching English in K-12, college prep, and ESL both in North America and overseas, Professor John Fulford has a keen understanding of student’s problems with learning spelling. Beginning in a lonely one-room school in northern Canada before moving to major city schools, as well as teaching countless foreign students, Fulford realized that the usual way of memorizing a list of dissimilar words does not work. For nearly 20 years Fulford researched English spelling and espec... more
by Allyson R. Abbott
A #1 Bestselling and Award Winning book.. An extremely helpful book which is easy to read and follow with a friendly chatty style. This popular book helps readers, new to reviewing books, with guides and templates and lots of reasons why it is important. There is help with writing really short reviews, negatve reviews and setting up a reviewing system. At the back you will find lots of links to help you with confornace or for more information if you wish to take reviewing mor... more
by Eileen Radziunas
"Prognosis for Misdiagnosis" addresses a disturbing reality today - that misdiagnosis, often preventable, is the third leading cause of death in the United States, only superseded by heart disease and cancer. Unlike other books written on the subjecct, this recently published non-fiction study considers two perspectives: that of patients with firsthand experience with misdiagnosis and numerous innovative programs currently being introduced by the medic... more
by Amy StrossThe suburbs are ripe with food-growing potential. The Suburban Micro-Farm will show you how to grow healthy food for your table in only 15 minutes a day, proving that you can have a garden even on a limited schedule. With tips for creating an edible and ecologically friendly landscape, learn how to garden while maintaining aesthetics. You'll find simple tricks for growing food even in the worst yards. Worried about follow-through? This book is a gold mine of life hacks, guides, and tools... more