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Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America
"I’ve been waiting for this book for a long time. Well, not this book, because I never imagined that the book I was waiting for would be so devastatingly smart and funny, so consistently entertaining and unflinchingly on target. In fact, I would like to have written it myself if, that is, I had lived Linda Tirado’s life and extracted all the hard lessons she has learned. I am the author of Nickel and Dimed, which tells the story of my own ...
The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Every Day
David J. Hand
Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
In The Improbability Principle , the renowned statistician David J. Hand argues that extraordinarily rare events are anything but. In fact, they’re commonplace. Not only that, we should all expect to experience a miracle roughly once every month. But Hand is no believer in superstitions, prophecies, or the paranormal. His definition of “miracle” is thoroughly rational. No mystical or supernatural explanation is necessary to ...
Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb (Bright & Early Board Books)
Random House Books for Young Readers
Illus. in full color. A madcap band of dancing, prancing monkeys explain hands, fingers, and thumbs to beginning readers.
Hands of Light: A Guide to Healing Through the Human Energy Field
With the clarity of a physicist and the compassion of a gifted healer with fifteen years of professional experience observing 5,000 clients and students, Barbara Ann Brennan presents the first in-depth study of the human energy field for people who seek happiness, health and their full potential. Our physical bodies exist within a larger "body," a human energy field or aura, which is the vehicle through which we create our experience of ...
Hands Free Mama: A Guide to Putting Down the Phone, Burning the To-Do List, and Letting Go of Perfection to ...
Rachel Macy Stafford
“Rachel Macy Stafford's post "The Day I Stopped Saying Hurry Up" was a true phenomenon on The Huffington Post, igniting countless conversations online and off about freeing ourselves from the vicious cycle of keeping up with our overstuffed agendas. Hands Free Mama has the power to keep that conversation going and remind us that we must not let our lives pass us by.” --Arianna Huffington , Chair, President, and Editor-in-Chief of ...
Hands Are Not for Hitting (Board Book) (Best Behavior Series)
Martine Agassi Ph.D.
Free Spirit Publishing
It’s never too soon for children to learn that violence is never okay, hands can do many good things, and everyone is capable of positive, loving actions. In this bright, inviting, durable board book, simple words and full-color illustrations teach these important concepts in ways even very young children can understand. Created in response to requests from parents, preschool teachers, and childcare providers, this book belongs everywhere ...
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
Ben Carson, M.D., works medical miracles. Today, he's one of the most celebrated neurosurgeons in the world. In Gifted Hands, he tells of his inspiring odyssey from his childhood in inner-city Detroit to his position as director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital at age 33. Ben Carson is a role model for anyone who attempts the seemingly impossible as he takes you into the operating room where he has saved countless lives. ...
The Kissing Hand
School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester's fears, Mrs. Raccoon shares a family secret called the Kissing Hand to give him the reassurance of her love any time his world feels a little scary. Since its first publication in 1993, this heartwarming book has become a children's classic that has touched the lives of millions of children and their parents, especially at times of separation, ...
The Hand: How Its Use Shapes the Brain, Language, and Human Culture
Frank R. Wilson
"A startling argument . . . provocative . . . absorbing." -- The Boston Globe "Ambitious . . . arresting . . . celebrates the importance of hands to our lives today as well as to the history of our species." -- The New York Times Book Review The human hand is a miracle of biomechanics, one of the most remarkable adaptations in the history of evolution. The hands of a concert pianist can elicit glorious sound and stir emotion; those of a ...
Daylily Publishing, 2010
An erotic romance. Lora catches her friend Mason engaging in a hands-on activity, and offers him a helping hand of her own. Warnings: Self-pleasuring, blunt language, graphic sex, cheating Length: Short story (7800 words)
The Left Hand of Darkness (Ace Science Fiction)
Ursula K. Le Guin
Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards A groundbreaking work of science fiction, The Left Hand of Darkness tells the story of a lone human emissary to Winter, an alien world whose inhabitants can change their gender. His goal is to facilitate Winter's inclusion in a growing intergalactic civilization. But to do so he must bridge the gulf between his own views and those of the completely dissimilar culture that he encounters. Embracing the ...
Hand-Lettering Ledger: A Practical Guide to Creating Serif, Script, Illustrated, Ornate, and Other Totally ...
The ultimate tool for designers and creatives looking to tap into the trend of hand-drawn lettering, this workbook features step-by-step lessons on a range of styles plus more than 120 practice pages, making it the ideal place to learn and perfect this in-demand design skill.
Speed Reading Hand Book: The Ultimate Guide for Tripling Your Reading Speed in 1 day
Learn to Read at Lighting Speeds Today! There have been various theories around a good speed reader and how to learn speed reading in no time. This Speed Reading Hand Book takes a basic approach on this matter and unveils some of the most effective and efficient strategies to triple the reading speed in a couple of hours. It highlights the basic mechanics and the elements that impact our reading speed. Starting from the basics around reading ...
In Good Hands (A contemporary romance)
We want to believe we've placed our love in good hands. But love comes as a stranger, unexpected and unknowable, and too often it's lust, seductive, enthralling and treacherous, that makes the introduction. And so it is for Esme Shane, a strong, self-assured woman, once a sex therapist now a book illustrator and Dane McCoy, a magnetic, secretive man, once a billionaire businessman now… Esme and Dane, both of them smart, sophisticated ...
Never Bite The Hand That Feeds You 2
Blaque Diamond Publications, 2014
Smoke in The City King is back and shit bout to get real! In book one he handed Unique the game and gave her the city of Harrisburg on a platter, but not everyone is fit to wear the crown. Unique is willing to go to extreme lengths to prove that she deserves to be a boss, but her emotions might prove to be her downfall. The Feds are in the background pulling the strings like a puppet; will they finally get their man? Get ready for a ...
The Hands of Time Series BOX SET (Volumes 1-5)
Merlin Press LLC, 2014
The Hands of Time Series is now available as a BOX SET, which includes The Hands of Time, A Leap of Faith, A World Apart, A Game of Shadows, and Shattered Moments. The Hands of Time: When a young American woman vanishes without a trace from a quaint fishing village on the coast of England only one person knows the truth, but he remains silent, safe in the knowledge that she will never be found. Meanwhile, Valerie Crane finds herself ...
Here Are My Hands
Jr. Bill Martin
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Ideally suited to the board-book format, Here Are My Hands invites very young children to respond spontaneously and creatively as they learn the parts of the body. The rhyming text and bold illustrations do more than name the eyes, ears, nose, and toes. By featuring children of many different backgrounds, the book quietly celebrates the commonality of people around the world.
The Hands of Time (The Hands of Time: Book 1)
Merlin Press LLC, 2011
When a young woman vanishes without a trace from a quaint fishing village on the coast of England, only one person knows the truth, but he remains silent allowing the authorities to search for her in vain. Meanwhile, Valerie Crane finds herself transported to the year 1605. Terrified and confused, she turns for help to the Whitfield brothers, who take her in and offer her a home. Both Alexander and Finlay Whitfield fall in love with ...
Kindergators: Hands Off, Harry!
Katherine Tegen Books
"Guess what happened at school today!" Kindergators work and play happily in Miss Harmony's class. But Harry isn't being a good classmate! He's disrupting Friendly Circle, causing accidents, and upsetting the class. Can the Kindergators find a way to help Harry learn to respect personal space? Beloved picture book author-illustrator Rosemary Wells brings her signature humor and trademark knack for understanding young readers to this new ...
A Kissing Hand for Chester Raccoon
During the last 20 years, parents and teachers have passed along the secret of the Kissing Hand to children facing first days of kindergarten, first grade, and other separations. Now younger children can get in on Mama Raccoon's secret and find comfort in A Kissing Hand for Chester Raccoon , a board-book adaptation of the original picture book. Chester could feel his mother's kiss Leap straight into his heart. "With a Kissing Hand," said ...
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