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Humans of New York
St. Martin's Press
Based on the blog with more than four million loyal fans, a beautiful, heartfelt, funny, and inspiring collection of photographs and stories capturing the spirit of a city Now an instant #1 New York Times bestseller, Humans of New York began in the summer of 2010, when photographer Brandon Stanton set out to create a photographic census of New York City. Armed with his camera, he began crisscrossing the city, covering thousands of miles ...
A Light to My Path (Refiner's Fire, Book 3)
Bethany House Publishers
Refiner's Fire book 3 Kitty, a house slave, always figured it was easiest to do what she'd always done obey Missy and follow orders. But when word arrives that the Yankees are coming, Kitty is faced with a decision: will she continue to follow the bidding of her owners, or will she embrace this chance for freedom? Never allowed to have ideas of her own, Kitty is overwhelmed by the magnitude of her decision. Yet it is her hope to find the "happy ...
When God Whispers Your Name
Are you ready to hope again? Are you ready to let go of doubt and sorrow? Just listen carefully. God is whispering your name. Somewhere, between the pages of this book and the pages of your heart, God is speaking. And He is calling you by name. Maybe that's hard to believe. Maybe you just can't imagine that the One who made it all thinks of you that personally -- that He keeps your name on His heart and lips. But it's true. In the Bible ...
Whole Brain Teaching for Challenging Kids: (and the rest of your class, too!)
Whole Brain Teaching LLC
Join the teaching revolution that's sweeping the U.S. ... and the world! 100,000 registered members of WholeBrainTeaching.com worldwide, 4,000,000 YouTube views, 10,000,000 pages of free ebooks downloaded from WholeBrainTeaching.com, one of the world's largest, free, education websites! If your rambunctious kids are driving you batty, read this book. Guffaw with delight as your class, guided by the Guff Counter, halts back talking ...
Little, Brown and Company, 2012
The exuberant, exhilarating photographs of dogs underwater that have become a sensation From the water's surface, it's a simple exercise: a dog's leap, a splash, and then a wet head surfacing with a ball, triumphant. But beneath the water is a chaotic ballet of bared teeth and bubbles, paddling paws, fur and ears billowing in the currents. From leaping Lab to diving Dachshund, the water is where a dog's distinct personality shines through; ...
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage to the Antarctic (Illustrated Edition)
In December 1914 Sir Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven men set sail from South Georgia for the South Pole aboard the Endurance, the object of their expedition to cross Antarctica overland. A month later the ship was beset in the ice of the Weddell Sea, just outside the Antarctic Circle. Temperatures dropped to 35 degrees Celsius below zero. Ice-moored, the Endurance drifted northwest for ten months before it was finally crushed. The ...
Tony Northrup's DSLR Book: How to Create Stunning Digital Photography
Stunning Digital Photography is much more than a book; it's a hands-on, self-paced photography class with over 9 hours of online training videos and free help from the author and other readers. That's why award-winning author and photographer Tony Northrup's book is the #1 photography e-book with over 100,000 readers. This book gives you five innovations no other book offers: 1) Free video training . Watch over 9 hours of fast-paced, ...
Running Lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan That Works (Lean Series)
We live in an age of unparalleled opportunity for innovation. We're building more products than ever before, but most of them fail--not because we can't complete what we set out to build, but because we waste time, money, and effort building the wrong product. What we need is a systematic process for quickly vetting product ideas and raising our odds of success. That's the promise of Running Lean . In this inspiring book, Ash Maurya takes you ...
What Happens When Women Say Yes to God
Harvest House Publishers, 2007
Total obedience to Christ can transform an ordinary life into a remarkable journey. This is the hope found in the liberating message of Lysa TerKeurst—president of Proverbs 31 Ministries. In What Happens When Women Say Yes to God, Lysa shares inspiring stories from her own life along with compelling biblical insights as she describes what it means to partner with God in all decisions and actions. Readers will learn to: discern the voice ...
A Passion Denied (The Daughters of Boston, Book 3)
Young Elizabeth O'Connor is the little sister John Brady always longed for. But she wants much more than that from her spiritual mentor. As she blossoms into a beautiful young woman intent on loving John, he must push back the very real attraction he feels for her. His past just won't let him go there. Unfortunately, Lizzie won't let him go anywhere else--until she discovers he is not all that he seems. Can true love survive such revelations? ...
Harper Design, 2013
Original, amusing, and brilliantly documented, Shake is a heartwarming collection of sixty-one beguiling dogs caught in the most candid of moments: mid-shake. This glorious, graphic volume will stop you dead in your tracks as you are presented with images of man's best friend caught in contortion: hair wild, eyes darting, ears and jowls flopping every which way. With Shake , photographer Carli Davidson proves how eager and elated we are to ...
Gregory Heisler: 50 Portraits: Stories and Techniques from a Photographer's Photographer
Amphoto Books, 2013
In this first-ever showcase of his work, Gregory Heisler, one of professional photography's most respected practitioners, shares 50 iconic portraits of celebrities, athletes, and world leaders, along with fascinating, thoughtful, often humorous stories about how the images were made. From his famously controversial portrait of President George H.W. Bush (which led to the revocation of Heisler’s White House clearance) to his evocative post-9/11 ...
Someone Like Me: An Unlikely Story of Challenge and Triumph Over Cerebral Palsy
John W. Quinn
History Publishing Company, LLC
As a child, John Quinn had a dream of a naval career despite his affliction with cerebral palsy.After failing the physical exam, he underwent painful, self applied physical therapy for one year then successfully passed a second exam. He kept his cerebral palsy a secret from the record- keepers and medical authorities for 20 years. He had a distinguished and highly decorated career despite the pain he endured to appear normal.He served on board ...
Jesus the Christ, Collector's Edition
James E. Talmage
Covenant Communications Inc
A Study of the Messiah and His Mission according to Holy Scriptures both Ancient and Modern by James E. Talmage One of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1922
The Blue Day Book
LLC Andrews McMeel Publishing
Bradley Trevor Greive
Andrews McMeel Publishing
A commemorative tenth anniversary edition of the best-selling gift book that has sold over 10 million copies (2.5 million in the U.S.) in 115 countries worldwide. With its humorous, compassionate message and charming animal photographs, the bookâ€TMs text illuminates what a blue day feels like, what causes it, and how to get over it. Ten years after its first printing, Bradley Trevor Greive's global best-seller The Blue Day Book has become a ...
The Blue Day Book: A Lesson in Cheering Yourself Up
Bradley Trevor Greive
Andrews McMeel Publishing
A commemorative tenth anniversary edition of the best-selling gift book that has sold over 10 million copies (2.5 million in the U.S.) in 115 countries worldwide. With its humorous, compassionate message and charming animal photographs, the bookâ€™s text illuminates what a blue day feels like, what causes it, and how to get over it. Ten years after its first printing, Bradley Trevor Greive's global best-seller The Blue Day Book has ...
Ansel Adams 2010 Wall Calendar
The latest edition of the Ansel Adams wall calendar reproduces 13 classic images by the master photographer, chosen to reflect the changing seasons. Well-known and less familiar photographs are included, depicting grand vistas of the American West as well as intimate studies of plant life, among other favorite subjects. The 2010 calendar is an elegant addition to any home or office, as well as an attractive gift. This is an annual bestseller, ...
My Brother's Voice: How a Young Hungarian Boy Survived the Holocaust: A True Story
Stephens Press LLC
Stephen "Pista" Nasser was 13 years old when the Nazis whisked him and his family away from their home in Hungary to Auschwitz. His memories of that terrifying experience are still vivid, and his love for his brother Andris still brings a husky tone to his voice when he remembers the terrible ordeal they endured together. Stephen's account of the Holocaust, told in the refreshingly direct and optimistic language of a young boy, will help every ...
Old Dogs: Are the Best Dogs
Simon & Schuster, 2008
Featuring sixty black-and-white photographs of old dogs shot by Pulitzer Prize–winning photographer Michael S. Williamson and narrated by Washington Post staffer and columnist Gene Weingarten, this is a perfect collection for dog lovers that celebrates “man’s best friend.”
Dancers Among Us: A Celebration of Joy in the Everyday
Workman Publishing Company
The mystery of the body in motion. The surprise of seeing what seems impossible. And the pure, joyful optimism of it all. Dancers Among Us presents one thrilling photograph after another of dancers leaping, spinning, lifting, kicking—but in the midst of daily life: on the beach, at a construction site, in a library, a restaurant, a park. With each image the reader feels buoyed up, eager to see the next bit of magic. Photographer Jordan ...
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