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The Highway Rat
Julia Donaldson

Arthur A. Levine Books, 2013

From the bestselling creators of THE GRUFFALO, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler Quick! Hide all your goodies! The Highway Rat's coming, and he's going to steal your snacks... He takes clover from a rabbit, nuts from a squirrel -- he even steals his own horse's hay! Can no one stop him? The creators of STICK MAN and A GOLD STAR FOR ZOG stand and deliver this fabulous new story of a wickedly loveable villain who gets his just deserts.


Road Trip USA Pacific Coast Highway
Jamie Jensen

Avalon Travel Publishing, 2012

Professional traveler Jamie Jensen traveled more than 400,000 miles to bring you the best-selling travel guide Road Trip USA . In this expanded tour of the Pacific Coast Highway, Jamie takes you from the dense green forests of Washington to the gorgeous beaches of Southern California. From logging towns to surfer lore, Road Trip USA Pacific Coast Highway highlights major cities, obscure towns, popular attractions, roadside curiosities, ...


The Highway
C. J. Box

Minotaur Books, 2014

When two sisters set out across a remote stretch of Montana road to visit their friend, little do they know it will be the last time anyone might ever hear from them. The girls—and their car—simply vanish…   "A violent, tension-packed, well-written thriller spiced with Box's vivid portrayal of the Western landscape."—Associated Press Former police investigator Cody Hoyt has just lost his job and has fallen off the wagon after a long ...


The Devil's Highway: A True Story
Luis Alberto Urrea

Back Bay Books, 2005

In a new 10th anniversary edition: "The single most compelling, lucid, and lyrical contemporary account of the absurdity of U.S. border policy" ( The Atlantic ). In May 2001, a group of men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona, through the deadliest region of the continent, the "Devil's Highway." Three years later, Luis Alberto Urrea wrote about what happened to them. The result was a national bestseller, ...


California Highway Patrol Officer Exam (California Highway Patrol Officer Exam (Learning Express))
LearningExpress Editors

LearningExpress, LLC, 2010

California Highway Patrol Officer Exam is up-to-date and fully revised to reflect the most recent changes in California's exam. This invaluable guide provides candidates with the edge they need to ace the exam and jumpstart their law enforcement career. As thousands of highway patrol officers can already attest, California Highway Patrol Officer Exam provides vital test preparation for California's state police exam. With the latest information ...


Blue Highways: A Journey into America
William Least Heat Moon

Back Bay Books, 1999

Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put home behind him and a sense of curiosity about "those little towns that get on the map-if they get on at all-only because some cartographer has a blank space to fill: Remote, Oregon; Simplicity, Virginia; New Freedom, Pennsylvania; New Hope, Tennessee; ...


Arizona Highways 2015 Classic Wall Calendar
Arizona Highways

Arizona Highways, 2014

13 month spiral bound calendar with 30 full-color photographs and an Arizona map on the back.


Travel the Highways of Advent: An Advent Study for Adults
Stan Purdum

Abingdon Press, 2014

This thematic Bible study is designed to be used by individuals and small groups during the Advent 2014 season. The book, written by Stan Purdum, is based on the particular pathways to Jesus during Advent. In addition to the main content, each chapter offers questions for reflection and discussion, a brief prayer, and a focus for the week. The focus emerges from the chapter content and encourages the readers to engage in spiritual practice or ...


Dead Highways: Origins (Book 1)

Incendiary Books, 2013

A Post Apocalyptic Zombie Adventure. #1 Bestseller in Post-Apocalyptic, Dystopian, Paranormal, Suspense, and Genetic Engineering. Book 1 - Dead Highways: Origins Book 2 - Dead Highways: Passage Book 3 - Dead Highways: Discord (coming soon) His name is Jimmy. He's twenty-two, skinny, and still a virgin. He has no friends. He lives with his grandma and works at her used bookstore. He's a self-described loser. This is your ...


On Highway 61: Music, Race, and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom
Dennis McNally

Counterpoint, 2014

On Highway 61 explores the historical context of the significant social dissent that was central to the cultural genesis of the sixties. The book is going to search for the deeper roots of American cultural and musical evolution for the past 150 years by studying what the Western European culture learned from African American culture in a historical progression that reaches from the minstrel era to Bob Dylan. The book begins with America’s ...


I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March up Freedom's Highway
Greg Kot

Scribner, 2014

This is the untold story of living legend Mavis Staples—lead singer of the Staple Singers and a major figure in the music that shaped the civil rights era. Now in her seventies, Mavis has been a fixture in the music world for decades. One of the most enduring artists of popular music, she and her family fused gospel, soul, folk, and rock to transcend racism and oppression through song. Honing her prodigious talent on the Southern gospel ...


National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways, 4th Edition: The 300 Best Drives in the U.S.
National Geographic

National Geographic, 2013

Discover America's best scenic drives--plus 25 new drives--mile by mile, in this photo-filled, detail-packed National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways , 4th Edition . There are famous drives here, including the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Natchez Trace, and some of the prettiest sections of the Great River Road; and lesser-known drives as well, including the back roads of Pennsylvania's Dutch Country; Maryland's quiet Eastern Shore; ...


Arizona Highways 2015 Engagement Calendar
Arizona Highways

Arizona Highways, 2014

Wire-o bound desk calendar with 60 full-color photographs Boxed ready to mail.


Guide to the Alaska Highway
Ron Dalby

Menasha Ridge Press, 2011

Traveling across the great northern expanses from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, to Delta Junction, Alaska, the 1,500-mile Alaska Highway remains one of the greatest driving adventures of all time. Inside you will find details on gas prices, where to camp, how to prepare your vehicle for the journey, and insightful driving tips. Tips scattered through the guide tell you where to spot wildlife, let you in on a few favorite fishing holes, and ...


The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967 (The Fear and Loathing Letters, Vol. 1)
Hunter S. Thompson

Ballantine Books, 1998

Here, for the first time, is the private and most intimate correspondence of one of America's most influential and incisive journalists--Hunter S. Thompson. In letters to a Who's Who of luminaries from Norman Mailer to Charles Kuralt, Tom Wolfe to Lyndon Johnson, William Styron to Joan Baez--not to mention his mother, the NRA, and a chain of newspaper editors--Thompson vividly catches the tenor of the times in 1960s America and channels it all ...


Kingbird Highway: The Biggest Year in the Life of an Extreme Birder
Kenn Kaufman

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2006

Now revered as one of North America's top birders, Kenn Kaufman hit the road at age sixteen and spent a year crisscrossing the country to see as many birds as he could, in a birding competition known as a "big year." In what has become a classic among birders, this memoir chronicles the subculture of birding in the 1970s and a teenager's search for his place in the world. In a new afterword, Kaufman looks at the evolution of bird-listing since ...


Arizona Highways 2015 Scenic Wall Calendar
Arizona Highways

Arizona Highways, 2014

Saddle-stitched, 14 full-color photographs. 14 x 12.


Dead Highways: Passage (Book 2)

Incendiary Books, 2013

The Post Apocalyptic Zombie Adventure continues… Book 1 - Dead Highways: Origins Book 2 - Dead Highways: Passage Jimmy and his group of survivors begin to head west. Destination: New Orleans. But the passage won’t be easy. The roads are crowded with packs of infected. And to make matters worse, the virus may be entering a second stage—one where no one is immune, and everyone is a potential victim. Relationships will be put ...


Highway to hell (German Edition)

BookRix, 2014

Devlins siebzehnten Geburtstag wird er wohl niemals im Leben vergessen. Nicht nur, dass er mit der unerfüllten Liebe zu seinem besten Freund klar kommen muss, nun angelt sich auch noch seine Schwester Lynette diesen blonden Traummann. Klar, dass das nicht gut ausgehen kann ... oder?


Highway Hypodermics Travel Nursing 2015
Epstein Larue

Star Publish, 2014

Whether you are a newbie traveler or an expert traveler, this book has what you are looking for!  Since 2003, Epstein and the Highway Hypodermics series has brought the most conversant information to traveling nurses, staffing recruiters, and travel nursing company executives. The Amazon #1 rated book on travel nursing, not only includes Epstein's years of award winning writing, but adds the expertise of travel taxes by adding co-author, ...



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