books about: humanity
Wake the Dead
Ashenclaw Studios, 2014
Warning: This book contains graphic sexual content, strong language, and violence. It is intended for mature audiences. When Alex's idyllic life becomes hell on earth in the face of a zombie apocalypse, his survival skills keep him one step ahead of danger. With the companionship of a lone wolf, Alex begins to accept this cruel existence, struggling at times to keep a moral compass, and setting out on a new quest of hope where he not only ...
David Adams, 2013
"Never again attempt to develop this kind of technology." It is with these words that an unknown alien attacker destroys the Earth cities of Tehran, Sydney and Beijing. Fifty million people die... and nothing is ever the same again. Some call them Demons, some call them Aliens, but to Chinese Naval Captain Melissa Liao they are the enemy. She is given command of one of three great warships built to fight the "demons", the TFR Beijing . Her ...
Long before they?re able to talk, babies have a whole lot to say. With this adorable board book of essential signs, babies and toddlers can easily learn how to communicate their needs, wants, and feelings?and even make basic observations?with a simple gesture. Studies show that babies who use sign language feel less frustrated, throw fewer tantrums, and often learn to talk more easily. Just point to a sign in the book, say the word while making ...
The Earth-Mars Chronicles: Hope for Humanity
Gerald W. Driggers, 2013
The birthplace of the human race is facing cataclysm and humanity will perish. Does the race that calls Earth home have the vision, the determination, the know-how to evolve into the space-faring species that it must become in order to survive? Ordinary people are faced with extraordinary choices – some hesitate, some succumb to personal ambition, some choose belief over science, and some simply give up. To those who cling to a vision of ...
Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions For Kids
Devotions written as if Jesus is speaking directly to a child's heart. Based on her original Jesus Calling , this version has been adapted in a language and fashion that kids and tweens can relate to their everyday lives. After many years of writing in her prayer journal, missionary Sarah Young decided to listen to God with pen in hand, writing down what she believed He was saying to her through Scripture. Others were blessed as she ...
The Humanity of Justice
Against the backdrop of his most haunting, high-profile murder and child abuse cases, a veteran prosecutor goes beyond an insider’s reflection to shine a light on the humanlike qualities personified in the U.S. criminal justice system and what this means for our future. The Humanity of Justice is a procedural true-crime book told through the eyes and heart of a veteran criminal prosecutor who cares about the people he meets and their ...
Barron's SAT Vocabulary Flash Cards
Sharon Weiner Green M.A.
Barron's Educational Series
Barron's SAT Vocabulary Flash Cards is a brand-new test prep tool that presents 500 SAT high-frequency words, selected because they have appeared as key words in recent SAT reading passages and critical reading and sentence completion questions. Cards are alphabetically arranged in the box, with an extra place-marker card that students can use to gauge their word-learning progress. This vocabulary building flash card set enables SAT test takers ...
The Little Red Caboose (Little Golden Book)
Heaven is for Real for Kids: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back
Heaven is for real, and you are going to like it! Colton Burpo came back from his trip to heaven with a very important message: Jesus really, really loves children. In an effort to reach even more families with this eternally significant story, this runaway bestseller is now told from Colton—kid to kids! Children will receive the same comfort and assurance that so many adults have received from the trade book. Beautifully illustrated ...
Shame of Man (Geodyssey)
Premier Digital Publishing, 2012
"Anthony clearly cares about this book and, as in Isle of Women, the first volume in this series, imbues its serious, ambitious text with the frenetic action and joie de vivre for which he is known. Covering several thousand years, Anthony presents sets of similarly named characters in assorted situations and cultures." – Publishers Weekly Piers Anthony’s SHAME OF MAN is a towering saga of remarkable scope, retelling the story of humanity ...
Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking
Image Continuum Press
"This is a book about making art. Ordinary art. Ordinary art means something like: all art not made by Mozart. After all, art is rarely made by Mozart-like people; essentially—statistically speaking—there aren't any people like that. Geniuses get made once-a-century or so, yet good art gets made all the time, so to equate the making of art with the workings of genius removes this intimately human activity to a strangely unreachable and ...
Survival In Auschwitz
The true and harrowing account of Primo Levi’s experience at the German concentration camp of Auschwitz and his miraculous survival; hailed by The Times Literary Supplement as a “true work of art, this edition includes an exclusive conversation between the author and Philip Roth. In 1943, Primo Levi, a twenty-five-year-old chemist and “Italian citizen of Jewish race,” was arrested by Italian fascists and deported from his native Turin ...
The Story of the World, Activity Book 1: Ancient Times - From the Earliest Nomad to the Last Roman Emperor
Peace Hill Press
Color a picture of a Minoan bull-jumper, make a model of the Nile River, create Roman armor and Celtic jewelry and more...don't just read about history—experience it! This comprehensive, 8.5" x 11" curriculum guide and activity book contains map activities, coloring pages, games, projects, review questions, cross-references to illustrated encyclopedias, and extensive book lists. Children and parents love the activities, ranging from cooking ...
The Art of Public Speaking
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
The Art of Public Speaking 11e continues to define the art of being the best by helping today’s students become capable, responsible speakers and thinkers. With a strong focus on the practical skills of public speaking and grounded in classical and contemporary theories of rhetoric, The Art of Public Speaking offers full coverage of all major aspects of speech preparation and presentation. Utilizing the full suite of resources, students ...
2012 International Building Code
International Code Council
ICC (distributed by Cengage Learning)
Featuring time-tested safety concepts and the very latest industry standards in material design, the 2012 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE SOFT COVER version offers up-to-date, comprehensive insight into the regulations surrounding the design and installation of building systems. It provides valuable structural, fire-, and life- safety provisions that cover means of egress, interior finish requirements, roofs, seismic engineering, innovative ...
Catholic Prayer Book for Children
Our Sunday Visitor
Prayers, lessons, and truths for young hearts, minds, and souls With colorful, captivating illustrations, the Catholic Prayer Book for Children helps boys and girls ages 6 to 10 discover the beauty of prayer as it encourages them to form the lifelong habit of praying. Here are: • Beloved, traditional Catholic prayers • Original prayers that accurately reflect a youngster’s daily concerns and experiences • A "how to" for offering his ...
The Bunny Hop (Sesame Street) (Big Bird's Favorites Board Books)
Random House Books for Young Readers
Early one Easter morning, bunnies begin turning up in the strangest (and funniest) places all over Sesame Street . Where did they come from? This is a hilarious tale told in rollicking rhyme—a great way to celebrate Easter and spring with your toddler!
Grace for the Moment: 365 Devotions for Kids
Give Your Child the Gift of God’s Grace—Every Day. Grace is: God’s best idea . . . More than we deserve … And greater than we imagine. But how can you plant this important message of grace into the heart of your child? Adapted from the bestselling devotional for adults (with more than 3 million copies sold), Grace for the Moment: 365 Devotions for Kids presents the message of God’s grace in a way that children can ...
The One Year Devotions for Preschoolers (Little Blessings Line)
Watch your young children grow in their understanding of God as you meet with him together using this One Year devotional. Each reading pairs a Little Blessings illustration with a short Bible verse and devotional thought that gets you and your child talking about the simple truths of Scripture. A fun, rhyming prayer completes each devotional. A great way to get young children interacting with Scripture daily.
Are You My Mother? (Beginner Books)
A baby bird goes in search of his mother in this hilarious Beginner Book edited by Dr. Seuss. When a mother bird’s egg starts to jump, she hurries off to make sure she has something for her little one to eat. But as soon as she’s gone, out pops the baby bird. He immediately sets off to find his mother, but not knowing what she looks like makes it a challenge. The little hatchling is determined to find his mother, even after meeting a kitten, ...
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