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Nat Geo Wild Animal Atlas: Earth's Astonishing Animals and Where They Live (National Geographic Kids)
National Geographic Children's Books
Captivating critters, eye-grabbing pictures, weird and freaky facts—what better way for kids to learn geography! In this child-friendly atlas, stunning animal photos combine with colorful, easily accessible maps to teach young readers about geography through the wild creatures that fascinate them. Each world region includes a "spotlight" on animals in the area. Thematic spreads deliver the facts about habitats, endangered species, and more. ...
Mysterio's Encyclopedia of Magic and Conjuring: A Complete Compendium of Astonishing Illusions
Quirk's Amazing Magical Wonder Deck charmed amateur and professional magicians with its gorgeous aesthetic and fiendishly clever card tricks. Now these same readers can experience a complete course in magic with Mysterio's Encyclopedia of Magic and Conjuring a giant compilation of more than 300 tricks and variations. Here are illustrated step-by-step instructions for rope tricks, money magic, mind-reading effects, stage illusions, everyday ...
BUSINESS WITH A HEART: A Novel About Balancing Your Head & Heart For Astonishing Results
This is the story of a young woman who is rapidly climbing up the corporate ladder but treading down a complicated path of business, personal life, and spirituality. Along the way, she learns that all these segments of our lives are never far apart. Her search for a more fulfilling corporate existence is nearly stymied in the crosshairs of a demanding boss, resistant subordinates, and her own unfortunate oversights. While written in novel ...
The Fourth Part of the World: An Astonishing Epic of Global Discovery, Imperial Ambition, and the Birth of ...
"Old maps lead you to strange and unexpected places, and none does so more ineluctably than the subject of this book: the giant, beguiling Waldseemüller world map of 1507." So begins this remarkable story of the map that gave America its name. For millennia Europeans believed that the world consisted of three parts: Europe, Africa, and Asia. They drew the three continents in countless shapes and sizes on their maps, but occasionally they ...
Care to Dare: Unleashing Astonishing Potential Through Secure Base Leadership (J-B Warren Bennis Series)
Have you ever been led by someone who cared for you like family, and dared you to achieve more than you ever thought possible for yourself, your organization, and even society? Award-winning author of Hostage at the Table , George Kohlrieser, along with his co-authors Susan Goldsworthy and Duncan Coombe, explain how becoming a secure base leader releases extraordinary potential in others. Part of the Warren Bennis leadership series Care ...
Brandon Bird's Astonishing World of Art
From Pop artist Brandon Bird, this activity book is bursting with pages of coloring, stickering, and connect-the-dots fun! Featuring activities and portraits inspired by (and parodying) popular artists and televisions shows—including Law & Order , Nicolas Cage, Christopher Walken, Mr. T, Ghostbusters , and more— Brandon Bird's Astonishing World of Art offers endless entertainment for adult children of all ages.
Astonishing X-Men Omnibus
Now in one titanic tome: the entire chart-topping run of super-team Joss Whedon and John Cassaday! Winner of multiple prestigious Eisner Awards, Whedon and Cassaday's Astonishing X-Men was a smash hit with critics and fans alike from the very first issue - winning praise from dozens of top media outlets including Entertainment Weekly, Publishers Weekly, TV Guide, and New York Magazine, as well as racking up nearly every major comic-book industry ...
Bruchko: The Astonishing True Story of a 19-Year-Old American, His Capture by the Motilone Indians and His ...
Charisma House, 2006
What happens when a nineteen-year-old boy leaves home and heads into the jungles to evangelize a murderous tribe of South American Indians? For Bruce Olson, it meant capture, disease, terror, loneliness, and torture. But what he discovered by trial and error has revolutionized then world of missions. Bruchko, which has sold more than 300,000 copies worldwide, has been called “more fantastic and harrowing than anything Hollywood could ...
TIME For Kids That's Strange But True!: The World's Most Astonishing Facts and Records
Editors of Time for Kids Magazine
Time For Kids
From people who smell armpits for a living to grass that grows on cars-and needs to be mowed, Time For Kids That's Strange But True! takes an offbeat and very kid-appealing look at the workings and fascinating oddities of the natural world as well as offbeat human behavior and talents. The book's editorial mission is to show kids 8 to 12 that planet Earth is filled with the odd, the weird, and the wacky-both natural, human and human made. It ...
Voodoo Vintners: Oregon's Astonishing Biodynamic Winegrowers
Oregon State University Press, 2012
Could cow horns, vortexes, and the words of a prophet named Rudolf Steiner hold the key to producing the most alluring wines in the world—and to saving the planet? In Voodoo Vintners, wine writer Katherine Cole reveals the mysteries of biodynamic winegrowing, tracing its practice from Paleolithic times to the finest domaines in Burgundy today. At the epicenter of the American biodynamic revolution are the Oregon winemakers who believe that ...
Unreasonable Inferences: The True Story of a Wrongful Conviction and its Astonishing Aftermath
Point Beach Publishing
Unreasonable Inferences is a true crime story written by a prosecutor in the Wisconsin county where the events recounted occurred. From the brutal assault of a woman jogging along a remote stretch of beach on the Lake Michigan shoreline, through a history-making verdict twenty years later, it's a fast-paced story full of suspense. The astonishing aftermath of the original trial received extensive coverage in the New York Times, the Chicago ...
The Crystal Skulls: Astonishing Portals to Man's Past
Stephen S. Mehler
Adventures Unlimited Press
What unknown hands carved these mysterious skulls perhaps over 12,000 years ago? Do they really have the power of life and death? In 1927, while searching for the lost civilization of Atlantis, archeologists discovered in the ruins of a Mayan city a perfect replica of a human skull, exquisitely carved and polished from a single piece of quartz crystal. It is clearly the product of a sophisticated civilization-yet its age has been estimated at ...
The High-Tech Gambler: The True Story of Keith Taft & His Astonishing Machines
Renee Taft Meloche, 2012
In 1972, Keith Taft's toes secretly tapped, sending messages to a 15-pound computer strapped around his waist. Tiny red, green and yellow lights flashed on and off in the frame of a pair of eyeglasses signaling how to play his hand at blackjack. By 1977--the 15-pound monster was a calculator-sized computer with a tiny keyboard attached to his thigh. In 1983 a mini-video camera inside his belt buckle could glimpse the dealer’s hole card. Thor ...
Women of Power & Grace: Nine Astonishing, Inspiring Luminaries of Our Time
Wake Up Pr
The deeds miracles and teachings of these nine will be an inspiration to those who seek the deepest most powerful forms of spirituality. the book includes many of their teachings in their own words with special emphasis on the women of India who teach the sublime nondual Vedanta philosophy-one of the greatest philosophical achievements in the history of human thought. The stories of these spiritual champions of the highest order will ...
Astonishing X-Men By Joss Whedon & John Cassaday Ultimate Collection Book 2
The chart-topping super-team of Joss Whedon (TV's Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Runaways) and John Cassaday (Planetary, Captain America) return for more Astonishing X-Men! If you thought their past efforts were full of shocks and surprises, hold onto your eyeballs because you haven't seen anything yet! Things go from peculiar to just plain bizarre as Emma Frost's erratic behavior sends the X-Men spinning in a nonstop downward spiral. Will an ...
Battling with Nazi Demons: The Astonishing Journey of the Son of an Austrian War Criminal (True Stories)
Onwards and Upwards
Visions of Glory: One Man's Astonishing Account of the Last Days by John Pontius (unknown Edition) ...
Cedar Fort, Inc.
In this true account of near-death experiences, we learn about the miracles of the millennium, the return of the Ten Tribes, the building of the New Jerusalem and temple, and many other astonishing events long prophesied in scripture but never before described in such vivid detail. Visions of Glory is a mesmerizing and fascinating read that you will not be able to put down.
Amazing Words: An Alphabetical Anthology of Alluring, Astonishing, Beguiling, Bewitching, Enchanting, ...
Marion Street Press, LLC
With fascinating etymologies and letter patterns of more than 400 everyday words, bestselling language writer Richard Lederer offers insights into the most bedazzling, beguiling, and bewitching words in the English language. Readers will discover why William Shakespeare may be hiding in the Old Testament; why "run" is the longest word in English; how people's names become common words; and how the Bible, mythology, the sea, the land, show ...
Broadway Presents] Teens' Musical Theatre Anthology Female Edition CD Included PVG
(Vocal Collection). Broadway Presents! Teens' Musical Theatre Anthology: Female Edition is a delightful collection of musical theatre songs from a variety of shows that span decades of theatre history. Using the original vocal scores, the songs have been selected and adapted with the ranges and skills of teen singers in mind. Authoritative historical and contextual commentary, audition tips, and 16-bar cut suggestions for each song make this ...
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