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by Earl Ofari HutchinsonIn Beethoven and Me: A Beginner’s Guide to Classical Music, Earl Ofari Hutchinson breaks through a hard barrier that has long separated politics and social commentary from music, in this case classical music. He shares his many personal experiences in concert halls and his observations about the world of classical music. Beethoven and Me: A Beginner’s Guide to Classical Music is a fast paced, easy to understand survey of the music’s well-known and not so well-known composers, their music and th... more
by Hayley RoseToday I Feel Emotion - Color Me is a coloring book based on the award-winning picture book, Today I Feel Emotion. Today I Feel Emotion is an interactive lesson book geared towards helping children identify and express their feelings and emotions with words. Direct and to the point, each page simply shows Louis expressing an emotion or feeling and then asks the reader to relay that emotion or feeling back, invoking a discussion.
by Hayley RoseThe Do’s and Don’ts is a whimsical lesson book aimed at teaching young readers the difference between good and bad behavior/etiquette. In the book Zack and Chloe go from being manner monsters to well-behaved children as they provide samples of typical scenarios that not only young children encounter but can relate to. For example, Zack becomes a Manner Monster when he loses a game, kicking and pouting like a poor sport. In contrast, good behavior is then modeled depicting Zack congratulating the... more
by Hayley RoseAlready an award-winner, Today I Feel Emotion is an interactive lesson book geared towards helping children identify and express their feelings and emotions with words. Direct and to the point, each page simply shows Louis expressing an emotion or feeling and then asks the reader to relay that emotion or feeling back, invoking a discussion.
by Peter I. MurphyIn this book we look at the past present and future of space exploration.
by Hayley RoseIn this delightful rhyming story, Fifo, a warm and loveable brown bear, is bitten by the travel bug. Fifo dreams of diging up diamonds in Arkansas, looking for fossils in Kansas, enjoying a delicious bowl of gumbo in Louisiana, and even seeing a Broadway show in New York. Yes, America is an exciting place! Fifo's second book is full of adventure. A colorful reference-like geography book, Fifo discovers the wonders each state has to offer. He learns along the way each state's capital, shape, ... more
by Hayley RoseHave you ever heard a yak play a yunlou, or danced to a walrus playing wind chimes? Have you been serenaded by a numbat on a nagak? Come along with Fifo and discover the magical world of music and animals, all while learning your ABC’s.
by Margaretha I. de LorenzoGranting diplomas just for spending a prescribed amount of years at a school desk is nothing short of criminal, and the school systems should be held accountable.**Author Margaretha de Lorenzo laments the failure of the school system to provide students with adequate academic preparation prior to high school graduation. She also asserts that parents are by far the most important instructors a child will ever have and exert the greatest influence on their child's learning and future behavior patt... more
by James BunnellA fascinating exploration of one of Mother Nature's most intriguing secrets -- strange, mysterious, nocturnal lights sometimes seen in West Texas and other locations around the globe. This book, the condensed product of a 12 year investigation, provides vivid photographic details and documents behavior of these unusual light displays. The book explains how and where to see them and offers his the author's closely reasoned explanation of where they come from, what they are, and why they are too ... more
Solving Problems That Matter (and Getting Paid for It): STEM Careers in Social Innovation and Global Sustainable Developmentby Khanjan Mehta
Do you want to harness the power of science, technology, and innovation to change the world? Do you want to channel your passion and education to pursue a life-long career improving the human condition?
Regardless of where you are in your career today, what should be your next step?
Sign up for Peace Corps? Pursue graduate school? Take on a corporate job?
Join a nonprofit? Launch your own social enterprise?
Should you focus on energy, health or food security?
Should ... more
by Omar Abdul-LatifA short book that expands on the Islamic economic system through contemporary economic theory. It introduces the subject of economics and the political economy, whilst highlighting core issues ingrained within the capitalist free market. It also attempts to ascertain the Islamic antidote to these problems, such that the reader is able to discern which ideology is more efficient in solving pertinent economic problems.
by EJ DivittA list of 365 writing prompts covering from the simple to the complex. Enough prompts to have you writing one every day for a full year. Learn to be more creative or work towards being a writer using these helpful prompts.
by Karen A. WyleThe world of law and lawyers, with its suspense, its moral quandaries, and its ripped-from-the-headlines subject matter, provides wonderful material for fiction. This guide will help writers explore these many story possibilities, while avoiding the pitfalls awaiting the unwary. Included throughout the book are ideas for stories or story elements based on the content and available for the readers' use.
Lessons Learned From the Other Side: Grief Resolution Through the Use of Mediums for Connecting to the Other Side Spiritsby Barbara Ann CarusoBarbara Caruso’s life has been touched too often by death, by sorrow, and by synchronicity.**As an accident survivor with a near-death experience, she was inspired to learn more about what happens after the end of life. As a nurse and a scholar, she was able to use her own personal experiences to inform a professional opinion of the one of the great unknowns in the mortal experience. As a grieving daughter, she yearned for understanding on an intensely personal level. **With the help of psychic ... more
by Joseph BarraleThe Church has to take the issues facing the secular college campus seriously. For far too long we have been either ignoring what happened there, or chalking it up as out of reach. The Church in many communities has given over the job of effecting change on college campuses to a relatively small group of highly trained professionals: i.e. the campus pastor. These specialists are doing a great job but there is so much more that needs to be done. Adopt-A-Campus: The Book is a call to the local ... more
by Joseph BarraleAdam and Eve's first wardrobe was a fiasco. What in the world were they thinking as they put this outfit together? What can we learn from their fashion nightmare? As funny as fig leaf shorts may appear in your mind's eye, mankind is still struggling, everyday, with the same logic that made Adam and Eve learn how to sew. FIG LEAF SHORTS is an inquiry into the ramifications of this fashion statement.