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The Boy Who Was Raised As a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook: What Traumatized ...
Bruce D. Perry
What happens when a young brain is traumatized? How does terror, abuse, or disaster affect a child's mind--and how can that mind recover? Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has helped children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, murder witnesses, kidnapped teenagers, and victims of family violence. In The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog , he tells their stories of trauma and transformation through the lens of science, revealing the ...
Getting Started Knitting Socks (Getting Started series)
From cast-on stitches to binding off, this handbook details the simple steps needed to turn seemingly complicated sock knitting projects into easy and enjoyable activities. Helpful photographs and instructional drawings ensure that even inexperienced knitters will be able to produce high-quality socks and handle more complicated techniques, such as the Kitchener stitch at the toe. Using instructions for five different sizes--from child through ...
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Basic Books, 2008
The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism." Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book -- with over 200,000 copies sold -- has long been acknowledged as the definitive account of the Endurance's fateful trip. To write their authoritative story, Lansing consulted with ten of the surviving members and ...
Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking
With more than 100 illustrations by Karin Kretschman.
Seabiscuit: An American Legend (Special Illustrated Collector's Edition)
A deluxe illustrated edition of one of the most beloved books of our time, with nearly 150 historic photographs personally selected by the author The spellbinding true story of how three men and a great racehorse captivated a nation, Laura Hillenbrand’s Seabiscuit: An American Legend became an immediate number one bestseller and cultural phenomenon upon its publication in 2001. Named one of the best books of the year by more than twenty ...
Angels Walking (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic Series)
A #1 New York Times Bestselling Author When former national baseball star Tyler Ames suffers a career-ending injury, he just wants to put his old life back together. He'd lost everyone he loved on his way to the big leagues. But Tyler hits bottom when he finds his one true love has moved on. A series of small miracles leads him to a job at a retirement home and a friendship with Virginia Hutcheson, an old woman with Alzheimer's who strangely ...
Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training
Boy's Life (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic Series)
Robert R. McCammon
MacMillan Publishing Company.
In 1964, on a cold day, Cory Mackenson is helping his father on his morning milk delivery when a car appears in the road before them and plunges into a lake. Cory's father tries to save the driver, but the driver is handcuffed to the steering wheel. Cory decides to find out what happened.
The Science of Good Cooking (Cook's Illustrated Cookbooks)
The Editors of America's Test Kitchen and Guy Crosby Ph.D
THE REVOLUTIONARY BOOK THAT BRINGS SCIENCE TO THE STOVE Great cooks seem to operate on intuition. Watch one at work and you might think he or she must have a sixth sense that switches on in the kitchen. But great cooks aren t psychic. They simply understand the fundamental principles of cooking the unspoken rules that guide their every move in the kitchen. What s behind these principles? Science. At America s Test Kitchen, we know something ...
The Daily Bible in Chronological Order: New International Version
Harvest House Pub
The original Daily Bible in Chronological Order , with more than half a million copies in print, now comes in a handy size. At only 4 1/8 x 6 1/4 inches, this compact edition is convenient for those who like to carry the Bible with them. Presented in the New International Version translation, this chronological/historical arrangement of every Bible book includes insightful devotional commentary in 365 convenient daily reading ...
The Way to Cook By Julia Child
Organic Chemistry As a Second Language, 3e: First Semester Topics
John Wiley & Sons
Readers continue to turn to Klein because it enables them to better understand fundamental principles, solve problems, and focus on what they need to know to succeed. This edition explores the major principles in the field and explains why they are relevant. It is written in a way that clearly shows the patterns in organic chemistry so that readers can gain a deeper conceptual understanding of the material. Topics are presented clearly in an ...
Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses
A workbook to help you master Spanish tenses Some things just take a lot of practice to learn, and verb tenses are one of them! Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses goes beyond the scope of many other books that deal with verbs. Typical verb books often present little more than charts of conjugations with perhaps some mechanical exercises that do little to help you really master when and why a particular verb tense should be ...
The first and last word on knitting. Includes the history of knitting, knitting supplies, basic techniques, a stitch dictionary, correction of errors and much, much more.
The Granny Square Book: Timeless Techniques and Fresh Ideas for Crocheting Square by Square
Creative Publishing int'l
Granny squares are to crochet what pieced squares are to quilting. They originated with pioneer women using up precious scraps of yarn to make blankets for their families, and over the years, many recognized, named patterns have been handed down from one generation to the next. Beyond this treasury of 75 different granny square motifs, Margaret Hubert shows the evolution of the granny square, how it can be used and interpreted in different ways ...
Kumihimo Basics and Beyond: 24 Braided and Beaded Jewelry Projects on the Kumihimo Disk
Kumihimo Basics and Beyond presents techniques for creating all-cord braids and beaded braids, then teaches beaders how to transform them into finished jewelry. Short demonstrations of the key techniques needed for each project are presented in easy-to-grasp portions, allowing beaders to learn and practice as they go. Rebecca Combs demystifies tricky kumihimo math” by providing detailed supply lists for each project in the book, plus ...
Ed Emberley's Drawing Book of Animals
Using simple shapes, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to draw a variety of animals, including lions, frogs, mice, birds, dragons, and more! This classic book is packed with cool things that kids-and not a few adults-really want to draw. Easy and fun, the book provides hours of art-full entertainment.
The Tassajara Bread Book
Edward Espe Brown
Good bread needs more than just flour and water, milk, or eggs. It requires nurturing and care. In this twenty-fifth anniversary edition of the international best-seller that started a generation of Americans baking, Ed Brown shows how to make—and enjoy—breads, pastries, muffins, and desserts for today's sophisticated palates. And in a new afterword, he reflects on the widespread influence of the book and offers five new recipes.
Now They Call Me Infidel: Why I Renounced Jihad for America, Israel, and the War on Terror
One woman’s story of why she left the culture of Islamic Jihad to support American liberty and tolerance Why are so many Muslims embracing jihad and cheering for al-Qaeda and Hamas? Why are even the modern, secularized Arab states such as Egypt producing a generation of angry young extremists? Nonie Darwish knows why. When she was eight, her father died while leading Fedayeen raids into Israel. Her family moved from Gaza back to ...
The Joy of Living
Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
In this talk based on his groundbreaking first book, The Joy of Living (Harmony Books), world-renowned Buddhist teacher Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche invites us to join him in unlocking the secrets behind the practice of meditation. Working with neuroscientists at the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, he provides clear insights into modern research indicating that systematic training in meditation can enhance activity in areas of the ...
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