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One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories
B. J. Novak
B.J. Novak's One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories is an endlessly entertaining, surprisingly sensitive, and startlingly original debut that signals the arrival of a brilliant new voice in American fiction. A boy wins a $100,000 prize in a box of Frosted Flakes—only to discover that claiming the winnings might unravel his family. A woman sets out to seduce motivational speaker Tony Robbins—turning for help to the famed motivator ...
National Geographic Traveler: South Africa, 2nd Edition
Active travelers trust National Geographic to deliver what they want in a guidebook: expert advice, insider tips, and the cultural feel of each destination not easily found online. These guides are pitch-perfect for today's experiential travel enthusiasts who want an authentic, enriching immersion. From vibrant, beautiful Cape Town to the flower-bedecked Namaqualand plains, from history-filled Johannesburg to the wildlife-dotted lands of Kruger ...
The Mandala Coloring Book: Inspire Creativity, Reduce Stress, and Bring Balance with 100 Mandala Coloring ...
Free your mind with these enlightening mandala designs! For centuries, mandalas have provided an elevated level of guidance to those seeking peace, inspiration, and a deeper connection to the world around them. Now, with The Mandala Coloring Book , you can use these sacred circles to help you find tranquility and balance in your life. Featuring 100 customizable mandala drawings, this book encourages you to use your imagination to create vibrant ...
Who Was Nelson Mandela?
Pamela D. Pollack
Grosset & Dunlap
As a child he dreamt of changing South Africa; as a man he changed the world. Nelson Mandela spent his life battling apartheid and championing a peaceful revolution. He spent twenty-seven years in prison and emerged as the inspiring leader of the new South Africa. He became the country’s first black president and went on to live his dream of change. This is an important and exciting addition to the Who Was...? series.
Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
Back Bay Books
The book that inspired the major new motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela has been at the ...
2015 Great Quotes from Great Leaders Boxed Calendar
This extraordinary page-a-day calendar is packed with centuries of wisdom from great leaders around the world. Begin each day with inspiration from the men and women who have not only been great leaders, but extraordinary teachers. "The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave."-Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) "Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again more intelligently."-Henry Ford (1863-1947) "Kind words can be short and easy ...
Lighter as We Go: Virtues, Character Strengths, and Aging
Oxford University Press
The fears of aging have been one long cascading domino effect through the years: twenty year-olds dread thirty; forty year-olds fear fifty; sixty fears seventy, and so it goes. And there is something to worry about, though it isn't what you'd expect: research shows that having a bad attitude toward aging when we're young is associated with poorer health when we're older. These worries tend to peak in midlife; but in Lighter as We Go , Mindy ...
Children of God Storybook Bible
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Desmond Tutu retells more than fifty of his most beloved stories, artfully highlighting God’s desire for all people to love one another and to find peace and forgiveness in their hearts. Many of the finest artists from around the world have been selected to illustrate the stories. In an attempt to create the first truly global Bible for children, the artists have been invited to portray the stories with the style and richness of their own ...
Mystical Mandala Coloring Book (Dover Design Coloring Books)
This vibrant collection of drawings was inspired by the hypnotic appeal of the mandala. An ancient form of meditative art, mandalas are complex circular designs that draw the eye inward, toward their centers. These 30 dazzling mandala designs will captivate colorists of all ages, challenging them to create kaleidoscopic effects.
Fully Alive: Discovering What Matters Most
Sarah Crichton Books
On a quest for what matters most, Timothy Shriver discovers a radically different, inspiring way of life. At a time when we are all more rudderless than ever, we look for the very best teachers and mentors to guide us. In Fully Alive , an unusual and gripping memoir, Timothy Shriver shows how his teachers have been the world’s most forgotten minority: people with intellectual disabilities. In these pages we meet the individuals who helped ...
Catfish and Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage Through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam
Andrew X. Pham
Winner of the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Winner of the Whiting Writers' Award A Seattle Post-Intelligencer Best Book of the Year Catfish and Mandala is the story of an American odyssey—a solo bicycle voyage around the Pacific Rim to Vietnam—made by a young Vietnamese-American man in pursuit of both his adopted homeland and his forsaken fatherland. Andrew X. Pham was born in Vietnam and ...
Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice
Peter G. Northouse
SAGE Publications, Inc
Offering a straightforward introduction to the basic principles of leadership, Peter G. Northouse’s Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice, Third Edition provides readers with practical strategies for becoming more effective leaders in organizational settings and in their own lives. Grounded in leadership theory, this applied and reader-friendly text emphasizes the invaluable “how-to” components of leadership. Focusing on ...
Top 10 Cape Town and the Winelands (EYEWITNESS TOP 10 TRAVEL GUIDE)
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Cape Town and the Winelands will lead you straight to the very best this region has to offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the best nightspots, this guide is the perfect pocket-sized companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists, from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals. There's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid. The guide is ...
The Power of a Positive No: Save The Deal Save The Relationship and Still Say No
No is perhaps the most important and certainly the most powerful word in the language. Every day we find ourselves in situations where we need to say No–to people at work, at home, and in our communities–because No is the word we must use to protect ourselves and to stand up for everything and everyone that matters to us. But as we all know, the wrong No can also destroy what we most value by alienating and angering people. That’s why ...
Mandala Designs (Dover Design Coloring Books)
An ancient Hindu and Buddhist motif symbolizing "universe" or "wholeness," the mandala features geometric designs that represent the movement of energy. These 44 original mandala illustrations will challenge and excite colorists of all ages with their dazzling potential for creative uses of color. Artists, designers, and crafters will also find the hypnotic drawings a vibrant source of inspiration.
Coloring Mandalas 1
Susanne F. Fincher
Drawing the traditional circular designs known as mandalas is a meditative practice, a healing exercise in times of crisis, and a pleasurable act of creativity. As a symbol of the Self, the mandala provides a connection to our innermost being. The forty-eight drawings presented here for coloring include designs inspired by forms of nature, Native American and Tibetan sand paintings, Hindu yantras, Turkish mosaics, the illuminations of ...
Mandela's Way: Lessons on Life, Love, and Courage
A compact, profoundly inspiring book that captures the spirit of Nelson Mandela, distilling the South African leader’s wisdom into 15 vital life lessons We long for heroes and have too few. Nelson Mandela, who died in 2013 at the age of ninety-five, is the closest thing the world has to a secular saint. He liberated a country from a system of violent prejudice and helped unite oppressor and oppressed in a way that had never been done ...
The Mandala Book: Patterns of the Universe
Lori Bailey Cunningham
The Mandala Book is a visual symphony, filled with 500 stunning mandalic images from nature and civilization. Drawing from history, science, religion, and art, Lori Bailey Cunningham leads a journey that spans from prehistoric petroglyphs to Carl Jung, from tiny particles of matter to entire galaxies. She explains the concepts of mandalas, showing how they are at the root of life itself.
Superstars of History
R. J. Grant
Scholastic Paperback Nonfiction
Discover fun facts about the greatest figures from history through Basher's fresh and unique illustration style. History doesn't just happen; it was created by a crazy crew of characters from way back when. Find out why Archimedes said "Eureka!" in the bathtub, how Thomas Edison changed the world, and whether or not Einstein's brain was bigger than an ordinary guy's. Discover what Abraham Lincoln, Gandhi, and Nelson Mandela did that made ...
Everyone's Mandala Coloring Book (Volume 1)
Mandali Publishing, 2001
These original mandala designs by holistic therapist Monique Mandali appeal to both children and adults. Mandalas have been traditionally used as a source of wisdom and meditation.
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