ROBERT MERRY'S BRILLIANT AND HIGHLY ACCLAIMED HISTORY OF A CRUCIAL EPOCH IN U.S. HISTORY. In a one-term presidency, James K. Polk completed the story of America's Manifest Destiny--extending its territory across the continent by threatening England with war and manufacturing a controversial and unpo..
From Grandmaster Robert A. Heinlein comes a long-lost first novel, written in 1939 and never before published, introducing ideas and themes that would shape his career and define the genre that is synonymous with his name. July 12, 1939 Perry Nelson is driving along the palisades when suddenly anot..
From the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Da Vinci Code" comes the explosive thriller that started it all. An ancient secret brotherhood. A devastating new weapon of destruction. An unthinkable target. When world-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to his first ass..
In his "most accomplished work to date" ("Los Angeles Times"), master of historical fiction Robert Harris lures readers back in time to the compelling life of Roman Senator Marcus Cicero. The re-creation of a vanished biography written by his household slave and right-hand man, Tiro, Imperium follow..
My name is Peter Grant, and I am a keeper of the secret flame -- whatever that is. Truth be told, there's a lot I still don't know. My superior Nightingale, previously the last of England's wizardly governmental force, is trying to teach me proper schooling for a magician's apprentice. But even he ..
Introducing the practical and inspirational guide to incorporating Kaizen and its powerful principles into one's daily life. Rooted in the two thousand-year-old wisdom of the Tao Te Ching--"The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step"--Kaizen is the art of making great and lasting chan..
The essential guide to kaizen—the art of making great and lasting change through small, steady steps—is now repackaged as an impulse paperback with a dazzling new cover that speaks to its proper positioning as a self-help/inspiration title that’s applicable to business as well.Written by Dr. Rob..
Who better to give advice to aspiring leaders than Donald Trump, America's best-known entrepreneur? Trump's most basic strategies, principles, and thoughts are abridged here for the perfect pocket-sized gift for a budding boss.Donald Trump shares his thoughts on life, personal and professional, in e..
From renowned pop-up masters Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart comes an awe-inspiring tribute to the world's most beloved extinct animals and their 180-million-year reign on our planet. Open this book and a massive T. REX springs out, flashing a startling jawful of jagged teeth. Turn the next sprea..
Just when you thought it was safe to go in the water The second astonishing ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA book from Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart is about to pop up everywhere. While dinosaurs patrolled the lands, massive prehistoric sharks, giant scorpions, and colossal squid cruised the ancient ..
From the simplest couplet to the mind-boggling pantoum, the award-winning team behind A POKE IN THE I shows us the many fascinating ways poetic forms take shape. In this splendid and playful volume -- second of a trilogy -- an acclaimed creative team presents examples of twenty-nine poetic forms, de..
Step back to an English village in 1255, where life plays out in dramatic vignettes illuminating twenty-two unforgettable characters. Maidens, monks, and millers' sons -- in these pages, readers will meet them all. There's Hugo, the lord's nephew, forced to prove his manhood by hunting a wild boar; ..
Inspired by a true account, here is the compelling story of a child who arrives in America on the slave ship Amistad --and eventually makes her way home to Africa. When a drought hits her homeland in Sierra Leone, nine-year-old Magulu is sold as a pawn by her father in exchange for rice. But before ..
Determine Your Future by the Words You Speak Today ""Words satisfy the soul as food satisfies the stomach; the right words on a person's lips bring satisfaction."--"Proverbs 18:30, NLT We all know that words carry enormous power--the power to heal or to wound, to encourage or to dishearten, to speak..
Tarmon Gai'don, the Last Battle, looms. And mankind is not ready. The final volume of the Wheel of Time, "A Memory of Light, " was partially written by Robert Jordan before his untimely passing in 2007. Brandon Sanderson, "New York Times" bestselling author of the Mistborn books, was chosen by Jorda..
The definitive collection of the best in science fiction stories between 1929-1964. This book contains twenty-six of the greatest science fiction stories ever written. They represent the considered verdict of the Science Fiction Writers of America, those who have shaped the genre and who know, more ..
E. C. "Scar" Gordon was on the French Riviera recovering from a tour of combat in Southeast Asia, but he hadn't given up his habit of scanning the Personals in the newspaper. One ad in particular leapt out at him: "ARE YOU A COWARD? This is not for you. We badly need a brave man. He must be 23 to 25..
The Last Battle has started. The seals on the Dark One's prison are crumbling. The Pattern itself is unraveling, and the armies of the Shadow have begun to boil out of the Blight. The sun has begun to set upon the Third Age. Perrin Aybara is now hunted by specters from his past: Whitecloaks, a slaye..
Since 1990, when Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time(R) burst on the world with its first book, "The Eye of the World, " readers have been anticipating the final scenes of this extraordinary saga, which has sold over forty million copies in over thirty languages.When Robert Jordan died in 2007, all fe..
Widely acclaimed for his work completing Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time saga, Brandon Sanderson now begins a grand cycle of his own, one every bit as ambitious and immersive. Roshar is a world of stone and storms. Uncanny tempests of incredible power sweep across the rocky terrain so frequently that ..
Fresh from the success of "The Way of Kings, " Brandon Sanderson, best known for completing Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time(R), takes a break to return to the world of the bestselling Mistborn series. Three hundred years after the events of the Mistborn trilogy, Scadrial is now on the verge of moderni..
"The Dragon Reborn" is book three of The Wheel of Time(R), Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling fantasy series. This edition features cover art by Donato Giancola. The art, which originally debuted on the e-book, will grace bookstores for the first time on this handsome trade paperback editio..
The Wheel of Time(R), Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling fantasy series, has captured the imaginations of millions of readers worldwide. Now "The Fires of Heaven "will be available in trade paperback for the first time. This new edition will feature cover art from award-winning artist Dan D..
The Wheel of Time(R), Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling fantasy series, has captured the imaginations of millions of readers worldwide. Now "Lord of Chaos "will be available in trade paperback for the first time. This new edition will feature cover art from award-winning artist Greg Manche..
The Wheel of Time(R), Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling fantasy series, has captured the imaginations of millions of readers worldwide. Now "The Shadow Rising "will be available in trade paperback for the first time. This new edition will feature cover art from award-winning artist Sam Web..
The Wheel of Time, Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling fantasy series, has captured the imaginations of millions of readers worldwide. Now book number eight in the series, "The Path of Daggers, "will be available in trade paperback for the first time. This new edition will feature cover art ..
The #1 "New York Times" bestseller, available in trade paperback for the first time--featuring new cover art The Wheel of Time(R), Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling fantasy series, has captured the imaginations of millions of readers worldwide. Now book number ten in the series, "Crossroad..
The Wheel of Time(R), Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling fantasy series, has captured the imaginations of millions of readers worldwide. Now book number eleven in the series, "Knife of Dreams, "will be available in trade paperback for the first time. This new edition will feature cover art ..
Robert Neville may well be the last living man on Earth . . . but he is not alone. An incurable plague has mutated every other man, woman, and child into bloodthirsty, nocturnal creatures who are determined to destroy him. By day, he is a hunter, stalking the infected monstrosities through the aband..
Brandon Sanderson, widely acclaimed for his work completing Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time saga, begins a grand cycle of his own, with The Way of Kings, Book One of the Stormlight Archive. Roshar is a world of stone and storms. Uncanny tempests of incredible power sweep across the rocky terrain so fr..
The trade paperback features a bonus full-page illustration unique to this edition Widely acclaimed for his work completing Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time saga, Brandon Sanderson now begins a grand cycle of his own, one every bit as ambitious and immersive. Roshar is a world of stone and storms. Unc..
The Acclaimed Bestseller That Can Improve Your Classroom Experience Forever! Over
the years millions of parents and teachers have used the amazingly
effective strategies of Positive Discipline to restore order and
civility to their classrooms and homes. And in today's classroom, where
In this fully revised and expanded second edition, "Setting Limits" author Robert MacKenzie is back with even more time-proven methods for dealing with misbehavior and creating positive, respectful, and rewarding relationships with children prone to acting out and disobedience. Disruptive misbehavio..
Amazing Stories of Faith from Twenty Centuries of Church HistoryFrom the Roman Empire to the Reformation, St. Valentine to St. Francis, Martin Luther to Billy Graham, best-selling author Robert J. Morgan introduces you to a parade of preachers, popes, martyrs, heroes, and saints. Intriguing and insp..
"With the skill of a virtuoso, Andy Andrews continues his string of successful writing performances in his latest entertaining masterpiece. The plot, characters, and storyline combine to summon the reader into an unforgettable experience."Robert Silvers Executive Publisher, "The Saturday Evening Pos..
In this classic Catholic novel, Bernanos movingly recounts the life of a young French country priest who grows to understand his provincial parish while learning spiritual humility himself. Awarded the Grand Prix for Literature by the Academie Francaise, The Diary of a Country Priest was adapted int..
Although it was first published more than thirty-five years ago, "Up the Organization" continues to top the lists of best business books by groups as diverse as the American Management Association, "Strategy ] Business" (Booz Allen Hamilton), and The Wharton Center for Leadership and Change Manageme..
"Leading from Within" is a wonderful collection of ninety-three poems from well-loved poets, each of which is accompanied by a brief personal commentary from a leader explaining the significance and meaning of the poem in his or her life and work. The contributors represent a wide range of professio..
Photographer David Cannon began his career in sports photography twenty-five years ago and is considered the premier golf photographer in the world. Having played at more than seven hundred golf courses in over fifty countries, Cannon photographs with a true golfer's eye, offering an extraordinary w..
For more than forty years this classic study has challenged and instructed more than 1.5 million readers in reaching the world for Christ. With a foreword by Billy Graham and now repackaged for a new generation of readers, "The Master Plan of Evangelism" will show every Christian how to minister to ..
For more than forty years this classic study has shown Christians how to minister to the people God brings into their lives. Instead of drawing on the latest popular fad or the newest selling technique, Dr. Robert E. Coleman looks to the Bible to find the answer to the question: What was Christ's st..
The urban landscape is changing and, as a result, urban ministries are at a crossroads. If the Church is to be an effective agent of compassion and justice, Robert Lupton notes, we must change our mission strategies. In this compelling book, Lupton asks the tough questions about service providing an..
In this accessible guide to interpreting the Bible, senior New Testament scholar Robert Stein helps readers identify various biblical genres, understand the meaning of biblical texts, and apply that meaning to contemporary life. This edition has been completely revised throughout to reflect Stein's ..
Losing a loved one--whether a spouse, parent, child, sibling, or friend--leaves people feeling overwhelmed and hopeless. Holidays and other special occasions seem to intensify the pain. Whether the occasion is Christmas or Easter, a birthday or anniversary, these celebrations force the bereaved to a..
This is the one compact, portable, and user-friendly field guide the novice or experienced birder needs to identify birds in the field in the diverse habitats found in Costa Rica. It features descriptions and illustrations of all 903 species definitely known from Costa Rica, including pelagics and s..
This absorbing and award-winning biography tells the story of the tragedies and triumphs of Clara Wieck Schumann (1819 1896), a musician of remarkable achievements. At once artist, composer, editor, teacher, wife, and mother of eight children, she was an important force in the musical world of her t..
One of the most essential artists produced by the twentieth century. Pinter's work gets under our skin more than that of any living playwright. --New York Times Upon its premiere at the National Theatre, Betrayal was immediately recognized as a masterpiece. It won the Olivier Award for best new play..
Frank O'Hara was one of the great poets of the twentieth century and, along with such widely acclaimed writers as Denise Levertov, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Creeley, and Gary Snyder, a crucial contributor to what Donald Allen termed the New American Poetry, which, by its vitality alone, became the domi..
This comprehensive guide to writing creative fiction collects the lectures of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Olen Butler. He offers invaluable insights into the nature of voice and shows how to experience fiction as a sensual, cinematic series of takes and scenes...
Samuel Beckett, the great minimalist master and winner of the 1969 Nobel Prize for Literature, produced some of his most widely praised work for the stage in the form of the short play. This complete and definitive collection of twenty-five plays and playlets includes Beckett's celebrated Krapp's La..
The winner of the 1971 Nobel Prize for Literature, Pablo Neruda is regarded as the greatest Latin American poet of the twentieth century. This bilingual edition makes available a major selection of his poems, both in the original Spanish and impressively rendered into English by his most enduring tr..
In their first book together, two bestselling authors share biblical and modern-day stories of God's providence at work, including their own story of finding love and marrying--the first time for Nancy at age 57 and the second time for Robert, a widower.ower...
How does the gospel relate to a pluralist society? What is the Christian message in a society marked by religious pluralism, ethnic diversity, and cultural relativism? Should Christians encountering today's pluralist society concentrate on evangelism or on dialogue? How does the prevailing climate o..
An expert in moral and philosophical psychology, Robert C. Roberts here develops an original, up-to-date understanding of human emotions in relation to spirituality and as a basic part of Christian moral character. With an eye on pertinent Biblical texts, Roberts explores emotions as nonsensory perc..
Here in one volume is Robert Farrar Capon's widely praised trilogy on Jesus' parables The Parables of the Kingdom, The Parables of Grace, and The Parables of Judgment. These studies offer a fresh, adventurous look at all of Jesus' parables, treated according to their major themes. With the same auth..
Christianity is the most global of religions. However, most books on the subject fail to do justice to the history of Christianity outside Europe and North America. This prodigious work provides the first genuinely global one-volume study of the rise, development, and impact of the Christian faith. ..
Foreword by Willard Swartley???We considered him stricken by God, but . . .??? Did God really pour out his wrath against sin on his Son to satisfy his own need for justice? Or did God-in-Christ forgive the world even as it unleashed its wrath against him? Was Christ??'s sacrifice the ultimate fulfil..
Clinical ethics is a relatively new discipline within medicine, generated not so much by the Can we ...? questions of fact and prognosis that physicians usually address, but primarily by the more uncomfortable gray areas having to do with Should we ...? questions: / Should we use a feeding tube for ..
Whether one thinks that religion continues to fade or has made a comeback in the contemporary world, there is a common notion that religion went away somewhere, at least in the West. But William Cavanaugh argues that religious fervor never left it has only migrated toward a new object of worship. In..
What does it mean to love someone? What does the concept of human dignity mean, and what are its consequences? What marks the end of a person's life? Is personhood more than consciousness? These perplexing questions lurk beneath the surface of everyday life, surfacing only to demand urgent attention..