Discoveries Amedeo Kaplan dreams of discovering something -- some treasure no one realizes is there until he finds it. And he would like to discover a true friend to share this with. Improbably, he finds the friend in aloof, edgy William Wilcox. And even more improbably, he finds his treasure amon..
Fanny and Blue may not be the smartest dogs, and they may not be the best-behaved dogs, but they are definitely the most-"loved" dogs. John Lithgow's bouncy song - in the book and on the accompanying CD - is based on his own family's two dogs. And Robert Neubecker's eye-popping illustrations captur..
Even more innovative than his last, Robert Sabuda will captivate all with his latest pop-up masterpiece, " Beauty & the Beast" True love blooms in this three-dimensional adaptation of a beloved fairy tale. Amazing paper structures and classically styled artwork lead readers through a magical tale. ..
A beloved under-the-sea tale is now a pop-up masterpiece, from expert craftsman Robert Sabuda. Come along on a magical journey under the sea in this stunning pop-up adaptation of the beloved fairy tale "The Little Mermaid," expertly crafted by renowned paper engineer Robert Sabuda. Amazing three-dim..
All of your favorite fairy tale characters come together in this original pop-up masterpiece, from expert craftsman Robert Sabuda. In this brand-new pop-up adventure, a Dragon and a Knight race through a fairy tale treasury, visiting the worlds of all of your favorite stories--from "Rapunzel "to "Al..
Wes Anderson's eighth feature film, "The Grand Budapest Hotel," is the fullest expression to date of Anderson's varied thematic and stylistic idiosyncrasies and influences--a meticulously crafted, visually resplendent matryoshka-doll caper set primarily in an alternate-history version of 1930s Europ..
Nature awaits discovery at almost every turn in the complex ecosystem of Washington, D.C. In parks large and small, within the District's gardens, and on public streets, there is tremendous biodiversity. In "Field Guide to the Natural World of Washington, D.C.," naturalist Howard Youth takes us on a..
Seventh grade has been surprisingly quiet for Percy Jackson. Not a single monster has set foot on his New York prep-school campus. But when an innocent game of dodgeball among Percy and his classmates turns into a death match against an ugly gang of cannibal giants, things get...well, ugly. And the ..
A new prophecy leads to a dangerous quest. When Percy receives an urgent distress call from Grover, he immediately prepares for battle. He knows he'll need his powerful demigod allies, Annabeth and Thalia, at his side; his trusty bronze sword, Riptide; and?a ride from his mom. The demigods race to t..
For churches and religious nonprofit operations, the business of business is not business - it is ministry. Still, such institutions have to make plans. Because skilled organization is needed to accomplish specific tasks, a leader must train and motivate workers in progress and effectiveness. This s..
The Forgiving Life offers scientifically supported guidance to help people forgive those in their lives who have acted unfairly and have inflicted emotional hurt. It does not minimize the devastation of that hurt. It does not require reconciliation with the one who inflicted the hurt. Rather, it des..
When words of love do not come to you on their own, then read these letters. Complete, actual love letters of great men like Lord Byron, John Keats and Voltaire. Leaders like Henry VIII, George Washington, and Napoleon, who wrote to his beloved Josephine, "I awake consumed with thoughts of you..." A..
From the author of the #1 bestselling "The Time Traveler's Wife," a spectacularly compelling novel--set in and near Highgate Cemetery in London, about the love between twins, men and women, ghosts and the living. Julia and Valentina Poole are twenty-year-old sisters with an intense attachment to eac..
In "Obama s Wars," Bob Woodward provides the most intimate and sweeping portrait yet of the young president as commander in chief. Drawing on internal memos, classified documents, meeting notes and hundreds of hours of interviews with most of the key players, including the president, Woodward tells ..
This is" "the only screenwriting guide by two guys who have actually done it (instead of some schmuck who just gives lectures about screenwriting at the airport Marriott); "These guys are proof that with no training and little education, ANYONE can make it as a screenwriter" (Paul Rudd). Robert Ben ..
The acclaimed book Oliver Stone called "the best account I have read of this tragedy and its significance," "JFK and the Unspeakable" details not just how the conspiracy to assassinate President John F. Kennedy was carried out, but WHY it was done...and why it still matters today. At the height of t..
Master the art of drawing the figure.Drawing from life has been an important source of expression and satisfaction for artists through the ages. Robert Barrett, master fine artist, instructor and university professor, re-creates his studio class on the pages of this book. Inside, you'll find a compl..
Love Letters of Great Men (Volume 2) is a collection of romantic love poems written by leading male historical figures. *** Volume 1 plays a key role in the plot of the US movie Sex and the City. *** This Volume 2 includes love poems written by Matthew Arnold, Alfred Austin, Samuel Alfred Beadle, Wi..
LOVE LETTERS OF GREAT MEN (Volume 1) is an anthology of romantic love letters written by leading male historical figures. *** The book plays a key role in the plot of the US movie Sex and the City. *** When Carrie Bradshaw in the "Sex and the City" movie began reading the book Love Letters of Great ..
"Beautiful words, beautiful ideas - my friend Susie has written a beautiful book" --Dr. Robert Holden, bestselling author of "Happiness Now " and "Shift Happens "An empowering guide for transforming your life, "Instructions for Happiness and Success" provides you with the tools and guidance you need..
The original story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer--written in verse by his creator, Robert L. May--now with charming new illustrations Every year at Christmastime, everyone--young and old alike--has one catchy, joy-inspiring song stuck in their heads: "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer " Now fans o..
A joint poetry collection from the virally popular and bestselling poets r.h. Sin and Robert M. Drake. What are you hiding behind your smile? If those empty bottles that line the walls of your room could speak, what tales would they spill? So much of your..
Since the beginning of human history, Mars has been an alluring dream--the stuff of legends, gods, and mystery. The planet most like ours, it has still been thought impossible to reach, let alone explore and inhabit. But all that changed when leading space exploration authority Robert Zubrin crafted..
Few subjects hold more universal appeal than that of medicine, and surely few books have evoked medicine's drama and magic more powerfully than "On Doctoring." In its many forms, from age-old ritual to the cutting edge of modern science, medicine concerns us all. It is a human profession, practiced ..
With more than a million copies in print, Robert Allen's "Nothing Down for the '90s" has probably helped more people achieve success in real estate than any book in history. Countless numbers of his readers are now financially independent and many actual millionaires attribute their wealth to his te..
All-new Introduction by Mark Van Name. Two classic Robert A. Heinlein novels in one volume: The Man Who Sold the Moon" and Orphans of the Sky." Journeys into space, one taking humans to space by hook or by crook, the other the classic first-time tale of a generation vessel with passengers who do not..
From the assembly lines of Henry Ford to the open roads of Route 66, America's history is a vehicular history-an idea brought brilliantly to life in this major work by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Ingrassia. "Engines of Change "is a wondrous epic in fifteen automobiles, including the Corve..
"You think you know her . . ." Now read the stories even her famous children haven't heard in this gripping and inspirational "New York Times "bestseller from the superstar matriarch of one of the biggest celebrity empires of our time. On "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," we've watched Kris Jenner ..
A fresh selection of sharp, witty zingers gathered from both famous and utterly unknown (but very quotable) sources, by the editor of the popular "The 2,548 Best Things Anybody Ever Said" Robert Byrne's quote books are widely praised as authoritative and accessible sources of sayings for any and all..
This special edition celebrates twenty-five years of the "Best American Poetry "series, which has become an institution. From its inception in 1988, it has been hotly debated, keenly monitored, ardently advocated (or denounced), and obsessively scrutinized. Each volume consists of seventy-five poems..
"A remarkable novel" ("The New York Times") about America's first female soldier, Deborah Sampson Gannett, who ran away from home in 1782, successfully disguised herself as a man, and fought valiantly in the Revolutionary War. At a time when rigid societal norms seemed absolute, Deborah Sampson risk..
Bestselling author Robert J. Morgan explores the rich meaning and transcendent comfort of the world's best-known and most-loved poem: Psalm 23. "The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul; He leads me..
We all know "there's no such thing as monsters," but our imaginations tell us otherwise. From the mythical beasts of ancient Greece to the hormonal vampires of the "Twilight" saga, monsters have captivated us for millennia. Matt Kaplan, a noted science journalist and monster-myth enthusiast, employs..
From the author of the prizewinning "New York Times "bestseller "Empire of the Summer Moon "comes a thrilling account" "of how Civil War general Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson" "became a great and tragic American hero."" Stonewall Jackson has long been a figure of legend and romance. As much as any pers..
Thirty-six of the most interesting writers in the Pacific Northwest came together for a week-long marathon of writing live on stage. The result? Hotel Angeline, a truly inventive novel that surprises at every turn of the page. Something is amiss at the Hotel Angeline, a rickety former mortuary perch..
Hjortsberg's Edgar Award-nominated classic about the hunt for a vanished singer that leads a detective into the depths of the occult Big-band frontman Johnny Favorite was singing for the troops when a Luftwaffe fighter squadron strafed the bandstand, killing the crowd and leaving the singer near dea..
If you've ever experienced the one true love of your life, a love that for some reason could never be, you will understand why readers all over the world were so moved by this small, unknown first novel that they made it a publishing phenomenon and #1 bestseller. The story of Robert Kincaid, the pho..
It is not difficult to learn to play basketball. That's more, it can be really fun Bball Basics for Kids is a step-by-step handbook featuring "Hoops," a playful, basketball-loving friend who shows kids of all ages the most important skills of the game. Coach Bobby Kaplan knows basketball. He applie..
Out-of-control anger can destroy relationships, reputations, careers-even your health. But Dr. Robert Nay knows from extensive clinical experience that nearly anyone can learn to manage anger constructively-with enough practice. This systematic workbook builds core anger management skills using inte..
This is a step by step how-to book for making modular origami models based on polyhedra. You will be amazed that these stunning models are made out of something as ordinary paper. Author Meenakshi Mukerji is the winner of Origami USA's 2005 Florence Temko Award. You are bound to love this book if yo..
Models is the first book ever written on seduction as an emotional process rather than a logical one, a process of connecting with women rather than impressing them. It's the most mature and honest guide on how a man can attract women without faking behavior, without lying and without emulating othe..
"The essential handbook for thinking and talking Democratic--must reading not only for every Democrat but for every responsible citizen" (Robert B. Reich, former Secretary of Labor and author of "Beyond Outrage"). Voters cast their ballots for what they believe is right, for the things that make mor..
In the seventh book in the brilliant "New York Times" bestselling mystery series, canine narrator Chet and P.I. Bernie Little journey to Washington, DC, and the dog-eat-dog world of our nation's capital. Stephen King has called Chet "a canine Sam Spade full of joie de vivre." Robert B. Parker dubbed..
Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson's New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed The Innovators is a "riveting, propulsive, and at times deeply moving" (The Atlantic) story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. What were the talents that all..
A captivating blend of personal biography and public drama, The Wise Men introduces six close friends who shaped the role their country would play in the dangerous years following World War II. They were the original best and brightest, whose towering intellects, outsize personalities, and dramatic ..
The #1 "New York Times" bestselling book for many weeks, Jack Levin presents a beautifully designed account of George Washington's historic crossing of the Delaware River and the decisive Battle of Trenton, with a foreword by his son, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author and radio host Mark R. Lev..
David Bowie was a master of artifice and reinvention. In that same spirit, illustrator Hesse and writer Ruiz have created a vivid retelling of the life of David Robert Jones, from his working-class childhood to glam rock success to superstardom, concluding with the final recording sessions after his..
The year is 2108, and the North American Commonwealth is bursting at the seams. For welfare rats like Andrew Grayson, there are only two ways out of the crime-ridden and filthy welfare tenements, where you re restricted to 2,000 calories of badly flavored soy every day.You can hope to win the lotter..
A stray dog named Stubby braves the World War I battlefields alongside Private J. Robert Conroy. See the story unfold as this brave little canine makes a big difference in the lives of many World War I soldiers...
(Easy Piano Songbook). This souvenir songbook features beautiful full-color scenes from the smash hit Disney animated feature along with 11 of the songs by songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez arranged for easy piano. Songs include: Do You Want to Build a Snowman? * Fixer Upper * For ..
Everybody knows that Thomas Edison devised electric light and domestic electricity supplies, that Guglielmo Marconi thought up radio and George Westinghouse built the world's first hydro-electric power station. Everybody knows these 'facts' but they are wrong. The man who dreamt up these things also..
Percy is confused. When he awoke after his long sleep,
he didn't know much more than his name. His brain-fuzz is lingering,
even after the wolf Lupa told him he is a demigod and trained him to
fight. Somehow Percy manages to make it to the camp for half-bloods,
despite the fact that he had t..
Cells are the building blocks of all living things. They are called "cells" because Robert Hooke, the person who discovered the cells when looking under the microscope thought that it looked like the "empty rooms" of a monastery where monks used to sleep in. Biology is the study of living organisms ..
With many Americans striving to build their skills to get jobs in a rapidly changing economy, the workforce development field has seen a significant increase in sector strategies, which focus on the specific skills that employers need and address the real-world challenges facing low-income workers. ..
This comprehensive reference to Dr. Habib Davanloo's Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) defines all of the important terms in ISTDP, providing an in-depth discussion of almost every aspect of the therapy, including clinical examples. Whether you are just starting out with ISTDP or de..
Two Treatises of Government is a work of political philosophy published anonymously in 1689 by John Locke. The First Treatise attacks patriarchalism in the form of sentence-by-sentence refutation of Robert Filmer's Patriarcha, while the Second Treatise outlines Locke's ideas for a more civilised soc..
Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719. This first edition credited the work's fictional protagonist Robinson Crusoe as its author, leading many readers to believe he was a real person and the book a travelogue of true incidents. It was published under the consi..
"Cloudwalker," describing the creation of the rivers, is the second in a series of Northwest Coast legends by Roy Henry Vickers and Robert Budd. Their previous collaboration, "Raven Brings the Light" (2013), is a national bestseller. On British Columbia's northwest coast lies the Sacred Headwaters--..
A perfect gift, "The Munschworks Grand Treasury" contains the first three volumes of the Munschworks collections. Produced in an extra-large picture-book format, it is perfect for sharing. Includes a table of contents for easy reference. Featuring 15 popular Robert Munsch stories, it includes these ..
Another "Munschworks " Volume four in this large picturebook format has arrived, with the next five classic Munsch tales. Robert Munsch is one of North America's best-selling authors. Two Munsch titles appeared on the "New York Times" list of the top 100 children's books published in the last fiftee..