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The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials
Philip Pullman

Yearling, 2001

Lyra Belacqua is content to run wild among the scholars of Jodan College, with her daemon familiar always by her side. But the arrival of her fearsome uncle, Lord Asriel, draws her to the heart of a terrible struggle—a struggle born of Gobblers and stolen children, witch clans and armored bears. And as she hurtles toward danger in the cold far North, Lyra never suspects the shocking truth: she alone is destined to win, or to lose, this ...


His Dark Materials Trilogy: The Golden Compass / The Subtle Knife / The Amber Spyglass
Philip Pullman

Laurel Leaf, 2003

His Dark Materials-Box Set (03) by [Paperback (2003)]


The Moral Compass: Stories for a Life's Journey
William J. Bennett

Simon & Schuster, 1995

The prominent conservative and author of the best-selling, The Book of Virtues presents a second selection of spiritually and morally uplifting literature, organized according to the stages on life's way. 500,000 first printing. National ad/promo. Tour.


Basic Illustrated Map and Compass (Basic Illustrated Series)
Cliff Jacobson, Lon Levin

Falcon Guides, 2008

BASIC ILLUSTRATED MAP AND COMPASS Wilderness guide Cliff Jacobson created the map and compass curriculum for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and here he shows easy-to-follow steps on choosing a compass, reading contour lines and other map features, using them in concert with a GPS receiver, plotting a course in the wilderness, navigating at night by the stars, and much more.


The Compass

Karamat Wilderness Ways, 2012

The Compass by Mors Kochanski This booklet is the companion volume to Map Use. It is the minimal knowledge anyone stepping into the wilderness should have about compass use. This is not an orienteering manual.


Be Expert with Map and Compass
Bjorn Kjellstrom, Carina Kjellstrom Elgin

Wiley, 2009

The classic map and compass navigation guide-revised for the age of GPS GPS devices are great, but they can break, get lost, or easily be hampered by weather conditions, making basic map and compass skills essential for anyone who spends time outdoors. This popular, easy-to-use orienteering handbook has been helping people find their way for more than fifty years. Now updated to include information on GPS as well as current Web sites, ...


Wilderness Navigation: Finding Your Way Using Map, Compass, Altimeter & Gps (Mountaineers Outdoor Basics)
Bob Burns, Mike Burns

Mountaineers Books, 2004

·GPS chapter completely updated to reflect newer models and features of GPS receivers now available ·Expanded to include a section on routefinding on glaciers, along with additional information on changing declination ·Extensive illustrated examples of orientation and navigation Proceed with confidence when heading off-road or off-trail with the second edition of Wilderness Navigation. Whether you are climbing a glacier, orienteering in ...


Compass: The Study Bible for Navigating Your Life
Ecclesia Bible Society

Thomas Nelson, 2014

Compass  is about helping you find the answers you’re looking for in the pages of the Scriptures and allowing that truth to navigate your life.  Packed with Bible-reading study helps and using an energizing, new Bible translation,  Compass  is a Bible designed with you in mind. Do you want to start reading and applying the Bible to your life, but aren’t quite sure where to start? Let  Compass  point you in the right direction. ...


The Essential Wilderness Navigator: How to Find Your Way in the Great Outdoors, Second Edition
David Seidman, Paul Cleveland

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2000

Now with full-color topographic maps and featuring the latest on electronic navigation, The Essential Wilderness Navigator is the clearest and most up-to-date route-finding primer available. Providing readers with exercises for developing a directional ‘sixth sense,’ tips on mastering the art of map- and compass-reading, and comprehensive updates on a range of technological advances, this perennially popular guide is more indispensable than ...


The Compass
Tammy Kling, John Spencer Ellis

Vanguard Press, 2009

ARE YOU LIVING THE LIFE YOU WERE DESTINED FOR? The Compass is a life transformation novel that will guide you on a journey of self-discovery. At the core of The Compass are specific life lessons about belief systems, authenticity, and understanding who you really are in order to live out your destiny. Jonathan, the main character, escapes his suburban life after a tragedy that alters his existence and plans for the future. Numb and ...


Compass LG

Zondervan, 2004

Made from durable nylon material, this sporty Bible cover features multiple exterior pockets, a cool compass carabineer, durable zipper pulls, spine handle and interior pen and pencil holders. This cover will fit the Quest Study Bible, the Zondervan NIV Study Bible and The Student Bible as well as many other books and Bibles up to 6 7/8" x 9 5/8" (244mm x 175mm).


His Dark Materials Omnibus (The Golden Compass; The Subtle Knife; The Amber Spyglass)
Philip Pullman

Bluefire, 2007

FOR THE FIRST time, all three books of Philip Pullman's award-winning His Dark Materials trilogy ( The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass ) will be published in their entirety in one volume. Perfect for both new and established Pullman fans who want to read (or reread) the whole trilogy before The Golden Compass movie debuts on December 7, 2007, this handsome 6 x 9 omnibus will feature every word of the trilogy as well ...


Ruler and Compass: Practical Geometric Constructions (Wooden Books)
Andrew Sutton

Walker & Company, 2009

An introduction to geometry without measurements. Since the earliest times, mankind has employed the simple geometric forms of straight line and circle, in art, architecture, and mathematics. Originally marked out by eye and later using a stretched cord, in time these came to be made with the simple tools of ruler and compass. This valuable reference book introduces the origins and principles of geometry using these basic tools, and shows some ...


The Compass of Pleasure: How Our Brains Make Fatty Foods, Orgasm, Exercise, Marijuana, Generosity, Vodka, ...
David J. Linden

Penguin Books, 2012

From the New York Times bestselling author comes a "hugely entertaining" ( look at vice and virtue through cutting-edge science As he did in his award-winning book The Accidental Mind , David J. Linden—highly regarded neuroscientist, professor, and writer—weaves empirical science with entertaining anecdotes to explain how the gamut of behaviors that give us a buzz actually operates. The Compass of Pleasure makes clear why ...


Follow That Map!: A First Book of Mapping Skills
Scot Ritchie

Kids Can Press, 2009

Maps are about far more than getting from a to b. Maps can help children understand and explore both their everyday environment and faraway places. With an appealing search-and-find technique, Follow That Map! is an interactive picture book that explains and demonstrates key mapping concepts. Kids will enjoy following Sally and her friends as they search for Max and Ollie, a mischievous dog and cat on the lam from the backyard. Sally and friends ...


SAS Survival Guide 2E (Collins Gem): For any climate, for any situation
John 'Lofty' Wiseman

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2010

SAS Survival Guide 2E is the revised and updated edition of the world’s preeminent survival guide, covering everything from basic first aid and campcraft to strategies for coping with any type of disaster. Long considered the supreme handbook for outdoor skills and preparedness, this new edition—expanded by renowned survival expert John “Lofty” Wiseman to include information on all of the latest navigation and survival technology—is a ...


Finding Your Way Without Map or Compass
Harold Gatty

Dover Publications, 1999

Today's adventurers will learn how to find their way in the wilderness, in towns, in the desert, in snow-covered areas — even on the ocean — by observing birds, animals, weather patterns, vegetation, shifting sands, patterns of snow fields, and the positions of the sun, moon, and stars.


Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook
Glenn Randall

Falcon Guides, 2012

Long recognized as one of the seminal volumes on the fundamentals of map, compass, and altimeter route finding, Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook, 3rd Edition  now includes the latest information on GPS receivers, complete with all new color illustrations. This concise guide features practical advice on choosing the right compass, reading and using topographical maps, and mastering the GPS, as well as tips on how to steer clear of the most ...


Be Expert with Map and Compass: The Complete Orienteering Handbook
Björn Kjellström

Wiley, 1994

"Required reading for the beginner in map and compass work, as well as for those interested in serious Orienteering. In simple, clear, concise terms the basics of map and compass work are described and illustrated." —George T. Hamilton, Appalachia This new, enlarged edition of Be Expert with Map & Compass includes everything the beginner needs to know about the increasingly popular sport of Orienteering: understanding map symbols; traveling by ...


The Compass of Zen (Shambhala Dragon Editions)
Seung Sahn

Shambhala, 1997

The Compass of Zen is a simple, exhaustive—and often hilarious—presentation of the essence of Zen by a modern Zen Master of considerable renown. In his many years of teaching throughout the world, the Korean-born Zen Master Seung Sahn has become known for his ability to cut to the heart of Buddhist teaching in a way that is strikingly clear, yet free of esoteric and academic language. In this book, based largely on his talks, he presents ...



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