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Identify Yourself: The 50 Most Common Birding Identification Challenges
Bill Thompson III
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Written by the experts at Bird Watcher's Digest, Identify Yourself gives beginning and intermediate bird watchers a helping hand with some of the most confounding identification challenges -- birds that are commonly encountered but difficult to tell apart. Combining clear, easy-to-understand text with beautiful illustrations that show key field marks, Identify Yourself is the solution to identifying many of North America's hard-to-distinguish ...
Toxic Men: 10 Ways to Identify, Deal with, and Heal from the Men Who Make Your Life Miserable
Toxic relationships can involve men of all shapes, sizes, and dysfunctions. In Toxic Men , bestselling author and body language and communication expert Dr. Lillian Glass shows you how to identify, effectively handle, and heal from men who make you miserable. From the "Sneaky, Passive-Aggressive, Silent-But-Deadly Erupting Volcano" to the "Instigating, Backstabbing Meddler," Dr. Glass offers ten practical ways to deal with every type of Toxic ...
Field Guide to Produce: How to Identify, Select, and Prepare Virtually Every Fruit and Vegetable at the Market
At last, a field guide to identifying and selecting more than 200 fruits and vegetables from around the world! The perfect companion for every shopper, Field Guide to Produce offers tips for selecting, storing, and preparing everything from apples to zucchini. When an unfamiliar edible appears on your grocer’s shelf, simply flip through the full-color insert until you’ve found its photograph. Turn to the corresponding page to ...
Identify and Draw North American Birds: A Field Guide for the Artist and Naturalist
Walter Foster Creative Team
The first book to combine two powerhouse subjects and popular pastimes – bird watching and drawing. In this unique guide, readers will be instructed how to identify and attract over 45 popular species of North American birds, as well as learn how to draw them with step-by-step instructions. Each bird’s profile includes the following information: Range (including range map for each profile) Plumage for both male and female ...
How to Identify Grasses and Grasslike Plants: Sedges and Rushes
There is no easy was to identify grasses. And no one understood this better than H.D. Harrington, who observed thousands of students struggle and learn. His clear, concise, and well-organized guide will continue to be a basic and essential text for use in the classroom or in the field. The book contains over 500 drawings and an illustrated glossary.
The Tracker's Handbook: How to Identify and Trail Any Animal, Anywhere
Few experiences in the wild are as satisfying as tracking down an animal on its own terms on its own turf. Whether you’re hunting, seeking to capture an animal's image on film or video, or simply trying to get closer to nature, successful tracking is a valuable, and disappearing, skill. The Tracker’s Handbook was written to make anyone, no matter how much experience they have in the wild, better versed in the fine points of tracking North ...
Midpoints: Identify & Integrate Midpoints Into Horoscope Synthesis (Special Topics in Astrology)
Midpoints add nuance, detail, and depth to your astrological interpretations. Yet some astrologers shy away from this valuable analysis, perhaps daunted by the sheer volume of measurements involved. Don McBroom offers an easy approach to midpoints for professionals and individuals. You'll learn how to single out the most significant midpoint pictures and interpret them. McBroom explores many focal points-including the Sun/Moon midpoint, which ...
Identify: Basic Principles of Identity Design in the Iconic Trademarks of Chermayeff & Geismar
The NBC peacock. Chase Bank's blue octagon. Mobil Oil's arresting red O. PBS's poetic silhouettes of "Everyman." Chermayeff & Geismar's visual identities are instantly recognizable by countless millions around the world (one identity--the official logo for the U.S. Bicentennial--even sits on Mars) and set the standard for what a successful trademark is. In Identify , celebrated designers Tom Geismar and Ivan Chermayeff, and partner, rising ...
Gemstone Buying Guide, Second Edition: How to Evaluate, Identify, Select & Care for Colored Gems
International Jewelry Pubs.
Buying colour gems is a challenge. To make a wise choice, you must be able to judge their colour, flaws, transparency and brilliancy. This guide will show you how. Written for both consumers and professionals, it is easy to read, has over 200 colour photographs and gives practical pointers on how to buy the best stone for the money. Whether you are interested in jade, opal, ruby, topaz, spinel, garnet, tourmaline or some other coloured gem, you ...
How To Identify Plants
First issued in 1957 by Swallow Press, this classic guide to the art of plant identification is now familiar to an entire generation of students. Harrington who was Professor of Botany and Curator of the Herbarium at Colorado State University, gives step-by-step instructions and definitions to help readers recognize and classify plants. The new printing has been reset and reformatted, and L.W. Durrell's drawings and glossary—more than 500 ...
How to Identify Prints, Second Edition
Thames & Hudson
Since its first publication in 1986, this comprehensive guide has established itself as the essential reference book for print and book collectors, dealers in prints and illustrated books, art librarians, art professors and students, and everyone interested in graphic art. Is a particular print a woodcut, an etching, or a lithograph? Is it an original stipple engraving or a photogravure reproduction? Is the color printed or added by hand? ...
Dangerous Personalities: An FBI Profiler Shows You How to Identify and Protect Yourself from Harmful People
Toni Sciarra Poynter
We seem to wake up to a new tragedy in the news every day—Newtown, Boston, Aurora, Columbine. So often the reporters say that “there were some signs, but nobody acted.” the scary part about these tragedies is that less than 1% of criminals are incarcerated for their crimes, meaning that for every headline, there are millions of dangerous situations in which average people find themselves. On top of that, how can ordinary people identify ...
Leadership Blindspots: How Successful Leaders Identify and Overcome the Weaknesses That Matter
Robert Bruce Shaw
Good leaders become great by skillfully managing their own vulnerabilities. Leadership Blindspots: How Successful Leaders Identify and Overcome the Weaknesses That Matter is a comprehensive guide to recognizing and acting on the weak points that can impair effectiveness, diminish results, and harm a career. Written by an author with years of experience working with leaders in a variety of industries, ...
Formative Assessment Leadership: Identify, Plan, Apply, Assess, Refine
Karen L. Sanzo
This exciting new book is for school leaders who are interested in transforming their school and district practices. Discussing issues that impact students, teachers within their classrooms, and the larger school community, Formative Assessment Leadership explores how leaders can implement effective professional development and positive change in their schools. Breaking down formative assessment into manageable, understandable parts, the ...
The Furniture Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Identify, Restore & Care for Furniture
Christophe Pourny learned the art of furniture restoration in his father’s atelier in the South of France. In this, his first book, he teaches readers everything they need to know about the provenance and history of furniture, as well as how to restore, update, and care for their furniture—from antiques to midcentury pieces, family heirlooms or funky flea-market finds. The heart of the book is an overview of Pourny’s favorite ...
How to Make Extra Money: Identify and Create Multiple Income Streams
RCN Publishing, 2014
Are you living paycheck to paycheck? Are your bills piling up and you don’t know what to do? Are you frustrated and looking for answers on how to make extra money? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this book is for you! This book “How to Make Extra Money: Identify and Create Multiple Income Streams by Ria C. Newbold” will help you to begin the process in seeing that there are many different ways for you to make extra ...
5S Your Job Hunt: How To Quickly Identify What's Not Working, Eliminate Uncertainty, Maximize Your Effort, ...
"5S Your Job Hunt" is groundbreaking by teaching job hunters how to apply Lean Methodology and the principles of 5S (Seiri, Seiton, Seiso, Seiketsu, Shitsuke) to their job search and achieve the level of organization and efficiency necessary to compete for jobs in today's tough economy.
Exotic Gems: How to Identify and Buy Tanzanite, Ammolite, Rhodochrosite, Zultanite, Sunstone, Moonstone & ...
International Jewelry Publications
This is the first in a series of books that will explore the history, lore, evaluation, geographic sources, and identifying properties of lesser-known gems. This volume has 288 colour photographs of mounted and loose tanzanite, ammolite, zultanite, rhodochrosite, sunstone, moonstone, labradorite, spectrolite, andesine, amazonite, bytownite, orthoclase and oligoclase. Some of the pictures are close-up shots that show how to make visual judgements ...
Take the Risk: Learning to Identify, Choose, and Live with Acceptable Risk
Ben Carson M.D.
No risk, pay the cost. Know risk, reap the rewards. In our risk-avoidance culture, we place a high premium on safety. We insure our vacations. We check crash tests on cars. We extend the warranties on our appliances. But by insulating ourselves from the unknown—the risks of life—we miss the great adventure of living our lives to their full potential. Ben Carson spent his childhood as an at-risk child on the streets of Detroit, and today he ...
Detecting Bull: How to Identify Bias and Junk Journalism in Print, Broadcast and on the Wild Web
John H McManus
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Designed for university and advanced high school classes, this book helps students think critically and systematically about news and purportedly factual information in any medium from face-to-face to Facebook to Fox, from the Huffington Post to the Washington Post. With easy-to-remember mnemonics, the book builds habits of mind to serve the student long after the class has ended. Detecting Bull explores the nature of truth and bias -- ...
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