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The Unheard: A Memoir of Deafness and Africa
A young man's quest to reconcile his deafness in an unforgiving world leads to a remarkable sojourn in a remote African village that pulsates with beauty and violence These are hearing aids. They take the sounds of the world and amplify them." Josh Swiller recited this speech to himself on the day he arrived in Mununga, a dusty village on the shores of Lake Mweru. Deaf since a young age, Swiller spent his formative years in frustrated limbo ...
Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child
Revised, updated, and expanded to reflect the latest thinking and information on children's health issues, Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child enables parents to combine the best of conventional and alternative approaches. Part One explains the full spectrum of techniques that can be employed to effectively treat childhood health problems, providing an overview of the history, fundamentals, and uses of conventional medicine, herbal medicine, ...
Rapid Development: Taming Wild Software Schedules
Corporate and commercial software-development teams all want solutions for one important problem—how to get their high-pressure development schedules under control. In RAPID DEVELOPMENT, author Steve McConnell addresses that concern head-on with overall strategies, specific best practices, and valuable tips that help shrink and control development schedules and keep projects moving. Inside, you’ll find: A rapid-development strategy that ...
Memoirs of an Invisible Man
H. F. Saint
This first novel, the story of New York yuppie, Nick Halloway, who is accidentally made invisible after a visit to a crackpot energy company relates his experiences as an invisible man, and how he manages to deal with this unexpected turn of events.
The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 3: Early Modern Times
Susan Wise Bauer
Peace Hill Press
This third book in the four-volume narrative history series for elementary students will transform your study of history. The Story of the World has won awards from numerous homeschooling magazines and readers' polls—over 150,000 copies of the series in print! Now more than ever, other cultures are affecting our everyday lives—and our children need to learn about the other countries of the world and their history. Susan Wise Bauer has ...
Ship Ablaze: The Tragedy of the Steamboat General Slocum
There were few experienced swimmers among over 1,300 Lower East Side residents who boarded the General Slocum on June 15, 1904. It shouldn’t have mattered since the steamship was only chartered for a languid excursion from Manhattan to Long Island Sound. But a fire erupted minutes into the trip, forcing hundreds of terrified passengers into the water. By the time the captain found a safe shore for landing, 1,021 had perished. It was ...
The Most Beautiful Villages of Tuscany (The Most Beautiful Villages)
Thames & Hudson
Stand at the outskirts of a Tuscan village and gaze across one of the most extraordinarily rich and varied landscapes in Europe. There are vineyards producing the finest wine, and miles of wild mountain scenery; almost any view will take in other villages, clustering around the upper reaches of some hill or the russet roofs of a fortified town deep in a valley. Tuscany has its grand cities—Florence and Siena—but their distinctive elegance ...
Horton Hears A Who!
Random House Books for Young Readers
Horton is back! After his first appearance in Horton Hatches the Egg, everyone’s favorite elephant returns in this timeless, moving, and comical classic in which we discover that “a person’s a person, no matter how small.” Thanks to the irrepressible rhymes and eye-catching illustrations, young readers will learn kindness and perseverance (as well as the importance of a good “Yopp”) from the very determined—and very ...
Angel Catcher: A Journal of Loss and Remembrance
Amy Eldon Turteltaub
Over the past decade, this classic work has helped thousands find meaningful ways to overcome the despair of losing a loved one. Now, Angel Catcher has been revised and updated to convey its powerful message of hope to a new audience. Featuring brand new illustrations and a fresh updated look, the tasteful pages of this journal guide the userthrough the process of mourning and onward to a lasting sense of peace in the face of loss.
THEOLOGY AND SANITY.
NY: Sheed & Ward, 1960 15th prtg.
Harper & Row, Publishers
A girl who has changed into a doll and a doll who has changed into a sea captain sail the pirate-ridden high seas with a crew of Mother Goose animals, in search of gold treasure.
History of Italian Renaissance (Trade Version) (4th Edition)
David G. Wilkins
Prentice Hall Art
Frederick Hartt's unrivaled classic is a dazzling journey through four centuries of Italian Renaissance painting, sculpture, and architecture. Its sumptuous color illustrations, fine writing, and in-depth scholarship bring into focus all the elements of this extraordinarily creative period and the remarkable personalities who gave it life. Highlights of this Fifth Edition include: • a striking new design with more than half the artworks ...
Melaleuca Wellness Guide 15th Edition
RM Barry Publications
RM Barry Publications
Recommended uses for Melaleuca products based on research and the clinical experiences of health care professionals and veterinarians. Proven household solutions recommended by people who use Melaleuca products every day. Over 200 health conditions with remedies and prevention strategies. Over 150 home care problems with solutions recommended by people who use Melaleuca products every day.
Writing the Romantic Comedy
From the slapstick shenanigans of Hepburn and Grant in Bringing Up Baby to the sexy repartee of Shakespeare in Love, romantic comedies have delighted filmgoers -- and challenged screenwriters -- since Hollywood's Golden Age. Whether you're a first time screenwriter, or an intermediate marooned in the rewriting process, this thoroughly charming and insightful guide to the basics of crafting a winning script will take you step by step from ...
The Gift of an Angel: For Parents Welcoming a New Child (Mom's Choice Awards Recipient) (Marianne Richmond)
Marianne Richmond Studios Inc.
A treasured keepsake, this delightful story offers warmth and joy to parents of a new child. Through lyrical prose and wonderful artwork, the Gift of an Angel recounts heaven's careful choosing of a guardian angel for every new child on earth. A fill-in-the-blank format allows personalization for recipients and ensures the Gift of an Angel becomes a cherished memento.
The Bluejackets Manual -- 15th Edition
John V. NOEL
U.S. Naval Academy
The Bluejackets Manual 15th Edition
Courage After Fire: Coping Strategies for Troops Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and Their Families
Dr. Suzanne Best
The bravery displayed by our soldiers at war is commonly recognized. However, often forgotten is the courage required by veterans when they return home and suddenly face reintegration into their families, workplaces, and communities. Authored by three mental health professionals with many years of experience counseling veterans, Courage After Fire provides strategies and techniques for this challenging journey home. Courage After Fire offers ...
Me to We: Finding Meaning in a Material World
Imagine waking up every morning believing that your actions can make a significant change in the world. For everyone who has ever yearned for a better life and a better world, Craig and Marc Kielburger share a blueprint for personal and social change that has the power to transform lives one act at a time. Through inspirational contributions from people from all walks of life and moving stories drawn from more than a decade of their experience ...
A Theology of Liberation: 15th Anniversary Edition
A pioneering and prophetic approach to theology based on creating an option for the poor at the expense of those who either maintain the status quo or abuse the structures of power for their own ends.
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