books about: discovery
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
A never-before-published poem for children by the Nobel laureate In the beginning there were just waves hammering at the obstacles . . . So begins a lovely, thought-provoking poem that Joseph Brodsky wrote in 1995. It is about the first discoverers of America -- fish, birds, then man. But it is also about a land that even today is full of secrets waiting to be discovered. Illustrated in collage and gouache by Vladimir Radunsky, this poem ...
Discovery (The Science of Psionics Book 1)
A young couple finds that they are able to use psionic abilities after a strange lightning storm passes over them. Eager to explore the strange new powers, they bring in some trusted friends to assist them, but one turns out to be not so friendly. Jealous and suspicious, the former US Special Forces Ranger decides that he wants to get their powers for himself, and will stop at nothing to reach his goal. Bringing in help from his military ...
Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination
W. W. Norton & Company
“Uncommonly good . . . makes a compelling case that . . . intellectual curiosity not only changed Europe, but launched modernity.” — Cleveland Plain Dealer When Columbus first returned to Spain from the Caribbean, he dazzled King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella with exotic parrots, tropical flowers, and bits of gold. Inspired by the promise of riches, countless seafarers poured out of the Iberian Peninsula and wider Europe in search of ...
The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts
W. W. Norton & Company
A treasure hunt that uncovers the secrets of one of the world’s great civilizations, revealing dramatic proof of the extreme sophistication of the Celts, and their creation of the earliest accurate map of the world. Fifty generations ago the cultural empire of the Celts stretched from the Black Sea to Ireland and the Highlands of Scotland. In six hundred years, the Celts had produced some of the finest artistic and scientific masterpieces of ...
Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc, 2007
Something's missing from Becca's life. Maybe she needs…a Master?A friend arranges for her to spend a weekend with one, to see if she's cut out for the life of a sub. The man who answers the door when she knocks makes her uneasy. He's huge, bald, leather-clad and every inch a Dom.But she gets more than she bargained for. Three Doms, to be exact. Three sexy, lusty males who each turn her on in different ways. Becca discovers it's not only the ...
Seeds of Discovery (Dusk Gate Chronicles Book 1)
Thirteen Pages Press, 2011
Quinn Robbins has never noticed William Rose at Bristlecone High School - not until the night she almost runs him down in her car. After that, she never stops noticing him. Because William is different than the other boys... Why does a high school senior always have his nose buried in medical journals? And how does he keep disappearing down by the river every Friday night? When William starts to show up in her dreams, she is unsure if ...
A Discovery of Witches: A Novel (All Souls Trilogy)
Book one of the New York Times bestselling All Souls trilogy"a wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy with all the magic of Harry Potter and Twilight ” ( People ) Deborah Harkness’s sparkling debut, A Discovery of Witches , has brought her into the spotlight and galvanized fans around the world. In this tale of passion and obsession, Diana Bishop, a young scholar and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and ...
The Art of Discovery: Hollywood Stars Reveal Their Inspirations
Published by Rizzoli, this exquisite collector's edition coffee table book designed by typographer and award-winning art director Nancy Rouemy, features intimate portraits and key inspirational moments and stories from Hollywood luminaries including Zach Braff, Jessica Chastain, Tim Daly, Adam Driver, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ashley Greene, Jonathan Groff, Michael C. Hall, Ethan Hawke, Amber Heard, Cheryl Hines, Kate Hudson, Anna Kendrick, ...
The Discovery: A Novel
Gerard Warner was not only a literary giant whose suspense novels sold in the millions, he was also a man devoted to his family, especially his wife of nearly 60 years. When he dies he leaves his Charleston estate to his grandson, Michael, an aspiring writer himself. Michael settles in to write his own first novel and discovers an unpublished manuscript his grandfather had written, something he'd kept hidden from everyone but clearly intended ...
Discovery in the Cave (Step into Reading)
Random House Books for Young Readers
This amazing true adventure story about the discovery of the Lascaux Cave will have young readers feeling that they've discovered something pretty special, too! In 1940, four teenage boys and a dog dropped themselves into a hole in the forest floor. Using a flaming grease gun as a torch, they ventured deep underground, eventually coming to a huge cave, the walls of which were covered with life-size paintings of animals. Whole herds of ...
Discovery Dinopedia: The Complete Guide to Everything Dinosaur
Time Home Entertainment
Get ready to become a dinosaur expert! Dinopedia : The Complete Guide to Everything Dinosaur is the ultimate visual guide to the incredible Age of Dinosaurs, a period of time millions of years ago when these amazing creatures lived on Earth. Packed with over 400 photographs and fascinating facts, Dinopedia features more than 750 known types of dinosaurs-from fierce meat eaters such as Tyrannosaurus rex and Velociraptor to the gentle ...
The Discovery of Genesis: How the Truths of Genesis Were Found Hidden in the Chinese Language
Ethel R. Nelson
Concordia Publishing House
This linguistic analysis of the Chinese language suggests the ancient Chinese were well aware of the God of Abraham. Readers will discover the possibility that the Chinese were a remnant of the Tower of Babel dispersion. The authors start with the observance of some astonishing points of correspondence between certain characters in the Chinese language and elements of the Genesis account of man's early beginnings. They go on to analyze dozens of ...
The Discovery of France: A Historical Geography
W. W. Norton & Company
"A witty, engaging narrative style....[Robb's] approach is particularly engrossing."— New York Times Book Review , front-page review A narrative of exploration—full of strange landscapes and even stranger inhabitants—that explains the enduring fascination of France. While Gustave Eiffel was changing the skyline of Paris, large parts of France were still terra incognita. Even in the age of railways and newspapers, France was a land of ...
The Discovery of Socket Greeny
DeadPixel Publications, 2013
AUDIOBOOK HAS ARRIVED ON AUDIBLE.COM! Work has always come first for Socket Greeny's mother, ever since his father died. But when she shows him the inner workings of the Paladin Nation, he discovers why. Paladins traverse the planet through wormholes to keep the world safe, but from what, they won't say. Although his parents were not actually one of them, Socket is different. He soon finds himself in the center of controversy and betrayal ...
Scheindlin, Capra and The Sedona Conference's Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence in a Nutshell
West Academic Publishing
A concise treatment of all issues relating to the use of electronic information in litigation today. Extensive treatment of questions of preservation, search for and production of electronically stored information, as well as the ethical issues faced by lawyers in managing all of this information. The book also discusses how electronic information can be produced in court and how the federal rules can be and have been adopted to accommodate ...
Discovery of the Child
Maria Montessori went beyond the conventions of the day to seek a new way of knowing and loving a child. In THE DISCOVERY OF THE CHILD, she describes the nature of the child and her method of working more fully with the child's urge to learn. With 16 pages of photographs.
Stories in Time: Library Book Grade 5 Discovery of the Americas (Discovery of the Americans)
HARCOURT SCHOOL PUBLISHERS
HARCOURT SCHOOL PUBLISHERS
From the crossing of the Bering Land Bridge over 20,000 years ago to the arrival of the Europeans, this classic picture book paints the early discoveries of America in grand strokes. The text is useful for both the classroom and at home as it combines beautiful landscape illustrations with factual features: maps, timelines, chronological tables, and easy-to-use appendixes. "The dazzlingly clean and accurate prose and the exhilarating beauty of ...
Discovery Girls Guide To Growing Up...Everything You Need to Know About Your Changing Body
Discovery Girls Inc., 2013
Discovery Girls Guide to Growing Up explains everything tween girls need to know about puberty in a straightforward and relatable way. By understanding what's going on inside her and knowing what to expect next, she'll spend less time wondering and worrying about what's happening to her body and more time enjoying the changes. She'll also learn how to handle her emotions and love her body (even if it's not perfect!) so she'll feel confident and ...
Discovery Box Set: (The Discovery - A Lancaster County Saga)
Wanda E. Brunstetter
Shiloh Run Press
Follow the journey of Meredith and Luke Stoltzfus in the complete Discovery series from New York Times bestselling author Wanda E. Brunstetter. . . . Financial struggles. Arguments. A suspected pregnancy. A last-minute trip to Indiana. A drug addict on the run. A deadly encounter at a Philadelphia bus station. As Meredith and Luke are faced with the greatest challenge of their young lives, will their love and faith be enough to bring them back ...
Discovery of the Presence of God: Devotional NonDuality
David R. Hawkins
Hay House INC
Finalizes and further clarifies the true nature and core of the condition termed "Enlightenment." It is primarily an instruction manual for the serious spiritual devotee, and reveals information only known by those who have transcended the ego to reach Divine Realization. This is the inner route from the self to the Self. The subjective states of the mystic are of great interest, but historically never have been clarified to the degree ...
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