books about: gravity
How We Deal With Gravity
When her son Max was diagnosed with autism, Avery Abbot’s life changed forever. Her husband left, and her own dreams became a distant fantasy—always second to fighting never-ending battles to make sure Max was given opportunity, love and respect. Finding someone to fight along her side wasn’t even on her list, and she’d come to terms with the fact that she could never be her own priority again. But a familiar face walking into her life ...
Defying Gravity: The Creative Career of Stephen Schwartz, from Godspell to Wicked
Carol de Giere
Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
Defying Gravity takes readers into the creative world of Broadway and film composer Stephen Schwartz, from writing Godspell's score at age 23 through the making of the megahit Wicked. For this first authorized biography, de Giere draws from 80 hours of interviews with Schwartz and over 100 interviews with his colleagues, friends, and family. Her sympathetic yet frank narrative reveals never-before-told stories and explores both Schwartz's ...
Velocity (The Gravity Series Book 4)
The final book in the "Gravity" series. The end is finally here. After being threatened by Phillip Rhodes, Ariel confronts her father and finds out just how deeply the conspiracies in town run. She discovers more about what she is and where she came from. Gathering an opposition against Thornhill, they must stop the cult from performing a final ritual that will plunge the town into Dark, forever. The first book in the series, Gravity, is ...
Some Assembly Required: How to Make, Grow and Keep Your Business Relationships
New Year Publishing LLC
Wouldn't you like to work less, make more money and have a great time doing it? Building a network of business contacts is one of the most empowering things you can do to help your career. Whether you want to grow in your current job or position yourself for a new opportunity, it's hard to make that leap on your own. Anyone can train themselves to build relationships, regardless of their comfort level in social interactions. In a world where ...
Building Foundations of Scientific Understanding: A Science Curriculum for K-2
Bernard J. Nebel
This is The most comprehensive science curriculum for beginning learners that you will find anywhere * Here are 41 lesson plans that cover all major areas of science. * Lessons are laid out as stepping stones that build knowledge and understanding logically and systematically. * Child-centered, hands-on activities at the core of all lessons bring children to observe, think, and reason. * Interest is maintained and learning is solidified ...
Luminosity (Gravity Series #3) (The Gravity Series)
Abigail Boyd, 2013
Just when she thought the dreams couldn't get any stranger, Ariel Donovan is transported in her sleep to Dark. A dog barks, and she knows she must heed his call. During the journey, she finds what she lost long ago, and discovers how important it is in her quest to outsmart the Thornhill Society...before it's too late.
The Pull of Gravity
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
While Nick Gardner’s family is falling apart, his best friend, Scooter, is dying from a freak disease. The Scoot’s final wish is that Nick and their quirky classmate, Jaycee Amato, deliver a prized first-edition copy of Of Mice and Men to the Scoot’s father. There’s just one problem: the Scoot’s father walked out years ago and hasn’t been heard from since. So, guided by Steinbeck’s life lessons, and with only the vaguest of ...
Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Update: Overcoming Gravity digital edition (PDF) is available in the store on the Eat Move Improve website. Additionally, Overcoming Gravity is now available on UK and European Amazons! Check your individual country's Amazon page to order. Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength is a 542 page comprehensive guide to the most overlooked, yet most powerful elements of strength training. In this book, ...
Rock and Gem
Ronald L. Bonewitz
A fascinating encyclopedic reference on rocks and gems, including their identification, composition, and their use. The many feature boxes cover topics such as the Malachite room in the Winter Palace and the collection of the Hope Diamond and the superstitions surrounding it.
The Manga Guide to Physics
No Starch Press
Megumi is an all-star athlete, but she's a failure when it comes to physics class. And she can't concentrate on her tennis matches when she's worried about the questions she missed on the big test! Luckily for her, she befriends Ryota, a patient physics geek who uses real-world examples to help her understand classical mechanics-and improve her tennis game in the process! In The Manga Guide to Physics , you'll follow alongside Megumi as she ...
Homebrew Beyond the Basics: All-Grain Brewing and Other Next Steps
Make your next beer your best beer! Start with a photo-intensive guide to all-grain brewing, or skip ahead to advanced mashing techniques and malt selection. Then explore whatever calls to you: take a crash course in water chemistry, try whirlpool hopping, brew a fruit beer, capture wild yeast, make your first Berliner Weisse, or kick the bottles and start kegging. Unique recipes cover everything from traditional parti-gyle stouts to a ...
Spacetime and Geometry: An Introduction to General Relativity
Spacetime and Geometry: An Introduction to General Relativity provides a lucid and thoroughly modern introduction to general relativity. With an accessible and lively writing style, it introduces modern techniques to what can often be a formal and intimidating subject. Readers are led from the physics of flat spacetime (special relativity), through the intricacies of differential geometry and Einstein's equations, and on to exciting ...
Basher Science: Astronomy: Out of this World!
Like a Facebook for the universe, Astronomy gives every important celestial body and concept its own page, where readers can learn its behaviors, likes, and dislikes up close and personal. From the flashy stars to the shadowy and strange objects that hang out like loners at the edges of the universe, no player goes unnoticed. Every profile has a hip anime-style portrait to round out the picture, but make no mistake: while the presentation is ...
Workman Publishing Company
For every kid who really wants to know—and for every exasperated parent who simply doesn't know—here is a lively omnium-gatherum of explanations to the most frequently asked questions about our world, from "Why do stars twinkle?" to "What are hiccups? "Taken from Kathy Wollard's popular column, "How Come?" (seen for the past six years in Newsday and recently syndicated nationally through the Los Angeles Times ), How Come? explains why ...
The Force of Gravity (The Force of Gravity, Book 1)
Slate Publishing, 2014
"I blast the stereo in a vain attempt to drown out my thoughts. I don’t want to be thinking about him and analyzing every detail of first period. It makes me feel like a young, foolish girl, and I’m embarrassed that I can’t control the way my body reacts every time his eyes meet mine." In a quiet town in the East Valley of Phoenix, Arizona, everything in life is seemingly perfect for eighteen-year-old Kaley Kennedy. She has loving ...
Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines
Taylor & Francis
Do you know: What might happen if you fall into a black hole? That the Universe does not have an edge? That the reason it gets dark at night is proof of the Big Bang? That cosmic particles time-travel through the atmosphere defying death? That our past, present and future might all coexist "out there"? With two remarkable ideas, Albert Einstein revolutionized our view of the Universe. His first was that nothing can travel faster than ...
Deborah J Ledford
IOF Productions Ltd.
2014 ANTHONY AWARD NOMINEE for Best Audio Book One dead woman. A missing child. The diabolic father who will do anything to get his son back. The female cop who risks everything to keep the boy safe. CRESCENDO - Redemption with a Bullet. As the only female Native American officer on the Bryson City, North Carolina police force, Inola Walela, must always play her A game. All bets are off when during a routine traffic stop the passenger ...
Gravity (The Michaels Family Book 1)
Tracey Poueu-Guerrero, 2014
Eva Michaels has been groomed for greatness on the field and on the court. Her four brothers have trained her and molded her into one of the top female athletes in California. Oblivious to her beauty, she hides behind the tomboy persona. She’s happy with her routine. Until the day she meets the emerald-eyed Dream-Boy who saves her from a hazing at the hands of the neighborhood bully. Colton Banks never looks back when his mother moves him ...
Exploring the Physics of the Unknown Universe: An Adventurers Guide
Part I describes the fundamental laws underlying science. The emphasis is on intuitive understanding of the foundations of scientific knowledge to enable deciphering of Mother Nature's designs for the physical universe. It explains the six fundamental laws: Conservation of Energy, Gravity, Coulomb's force, Newton's laws, Quantum Mechanics, and Special Relativity. The book follows a trail of scientific ideas and clues from the Greeks to Newton, ...
Simon Bloom the Gravity Keeper
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