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by David Mahal
Before India is an easy-to-read guide to ancestry that focuses specifically on the Indian subcontinent. It illuminates how human origins and ancestry are best discovered through a combination of science and history. The book is not a dry study of genetics. It includes many appropriate pictures, maps, and charts to reinforce the text.
Mirroring a multifaceted subject matter, Before India is a well-researched amalgamation of genres—part genealogical guide, part eth... more
by luca nascimbeneI due uomini erano seduti sulle comode poltrone in pelle dello studio. Il buio della stanza circondava il piccolo cono di luce proiettato dalla lampada, appoggiata sul basso tavolino che divideva le due poltrone, lasciando in penombra il loro viso. - E’ sicuro che sia necessario eminenza? La domanda era stata posta con tono calmo, tranquillamente, anche se chi l’aveva formulata sapeva benissimo quali terribili forze stavano per essere messe in moto. Con quali conseguenze era impossibile preved... more
by Kelly Davis Beckley
“Faith, the Ugly Dog” is the tale of a little dog that has been told, and is convinced, that her ugliness on the outside means more than the kindness, sweetness and bravery that she has on the “inside”. After encountering a mean dog that bullies her and makes fun of her, and her transformation into the superhero “Buzzardillopossum”, Faith realizes her true inner worth and value. However, did Faith dream this, or did it actually happen? Does it really even m... more
by Cevin SolingThe Student Resistance Handbook provides children with information on how they can effectively fight back against their school and work towards abolishing this abusive and oppressive institution. Legal non-violent tactics are presented that are designed to: disrupt the operation of school, substantially increase the costs involved in its operation, and make those who work for and support schools as miserable as they make the students who are forced to attend. The text was conceived to empower yo... more
by Sherri RosenGiving published and self-published authors great advice on the basics of publicity from a veteran publicist who has been in the business for over 25 years.
by Samuel GriffinInformation on how to survive and thrive in China based on my two years living in the country. Includes information on food, language, visas, transportation, education, health, shopping, and more
by Colin Pyle and Ryan PyleWhen Canadian brothers Colin and Ryan Pyle set out from Shanghai on a motorcycle journey that had never previously been attempted, they thought they had some idea of what lay ahead of them. It was a misconception that had become evident by the end of Day 1. But, despite the many challenges they faced, 65 days and 18,000 km later they’d succeeded in circumnavigating China.
In an expedition of extremes, Colin and Ryan visited the third lowest point on Earth and slept at Everest Base Camp bes... more
by Colin Pyle and Ryan PyleWhen Canadian brothers Colin and Ryan Pyle finished their record-breaking motorcycle adventure around China in 2010, they promised themselves that it would be their last such venture. Of course, they were wrong. Back in the saddle again, Colin and Ryan have set out to tackle the diverse country of India, and they had no idea what to expect! Whether it was monsoon rains, crashes in Mumbai, the claustrophobic roads of Kerla, or even a brutal paragliding landing in Manali, nothing could stop these ... more
by Rhythm PrismJonas Salk, The Battle Against Polio, will introduce the young reader to one of the epic efforts of the 20th century: the campaign to find a polio vaccine. Included is a discussion about viruses, immunity and medical ethics. This book is more than a biography, it is a snapshot of a time and place. Through map study, reading exercises and vocabulary challenge, the student is offered sophisticated material in a very palatable format.
by Leif GuiteauBeginning with the earliest humans there have been questions about the origins of life. From primitive tribal beliefs to organized religion, the history of man's search for answers is as diverse and varied as the many faiths that have existed. How did belief systems develop? What are this histories of the world's major faiths? This book provides answers with brief explanations of today's major religious philosophies in a simple, easy-to-read approach.
by pam stoneOscar's adventures in the woods" is a true story of a little girl, Shelby, and her pet turtle, Oscar. Each page is original artwork created, drawn and colored by award winning artists Eric Hector and Candace Schinzler- Bell. Who has done artwork for many companies including Disney. This story is written by a mom who would read to her daughter every evening at bedtime up to three books each night, and instilled her love of reading in her daughter, who is a voracious reader to this day. Someone ga... more
by Clayton BrumbyThis new work takes a very academic and philosophical topic, and through a couple of breakfast conversations among friends and acquaintances, explores it as directly as possible. The format is designed to make this very important topic accessible.
What is evil really?
Where does it come from?
And if God is really God, why doesn't he do more about it? This world is out of control-so violent, painful, unfair and destructive. Doesn't God care?
The Greek philosopher Epicurus is ... more
by Peter G. TormeyTwo days before Christmas 1974, Don James seized the reins of a University of Washington football program in disarray. Immediately, James challenged players to do the hard work necessary to get to the Rose Bowl. Some players laughed, reminding James that Washington hadn't been to the Rose Bowl since 1963. James insisted on his vision. In his third season, Washington advanced to the Rose Bowl and beat the heavily favored Michigan Wolverines. In 18 years at Washington, James' compelling stories in... more
by Cheval JohnThe book is about standing out from the crowd with your podcast. It has 8 Lessons that the newbie podcaster will benefit from.
by Amy SargentMost teachers will admit they are like magpies, always looking for some new and shiny teaching ideas to apply in their classroom. If you too cannot go to a budget shop without buying something you think you could adapt in your classroom, if you are always looking for inspiration, an idea to steal or adapt to engage your students, look no further… this guide is definitely for you. Books in education are usually dry academic encyclopaedias full of boring and sometimes unnecessary literature. ... more
by Marsha SramekThe second edition of The Great Grammar Book uses pop culture, intelligent trivia, and odd news events to make learning grammar fun. The book opens with a 100-question diagnostic grammar test and answer key. If you want to banish grammar errors and write clearer, more concise, and more readable sentences with confidence and style, this is the book for you.