The kids in What I Like About Me, are as different as night and day. And, guess what? They love it. Some adore the fact that their braces dazzle and gleam, others feel distinguished when they wear their glasses. Still others wouldn't trade their big feet for a lifetime of free video games. This fun-..
This fun-loving book proves to kids that, in a world where fitting in is the norm, being different is what makes us special. The kids in "What I Like About Me " are as different as night and day. And, guess what? They love it. Some adore the fact that their braces dazzle and gleam, others feel disti..
"The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed." Like all of Steve Biko's writings, those words testify to the passion, courage, and keen insight that made him one of the most powerful figures in South Africa's struggle against apartheid. They also reflect his con..
An intimate look at writing, running, and the incredible way they
intersect, from the incomparable, bestselling author Haruki
Murakami.While simply training for New York City Marathon would be
enough for most people, Haruki Murakami's decided to write about it as
well. The result is a beauti..
Glenn Doman pioneer in the treatment of the brain-injured children and founder of The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential brings hope to thousands of children who have been sentenced to a life of institutional confinement. In What To Do About Your Brain-Injured Child, Doman recounts t..
What I Love About You offers a fresh way to say I love you. This fill-in-the-blank book prompts you to say what is in your heart, but may not always be at the tip of your tongue. Tell the most important person in your life just how much they mean to you by completing the scores of unique, evocative ..
The Bible is well-known for its wisdom on spiritual concerns and righteous living. But did you know it can also guide you in matters of dating, courtship, and marriage? Wise and engaging, "The Book of Romance" digs deep into the Song of Solomon and what it says about the Bible's most passionate love..
Raymond Carver's spare dramas of loneliness, despair, and troubled relationships breathed new life into the American short story of the 1970s and ?80s. In collections such as "Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?" and "What We Talk About When We Talk About Love," Carver wrote with unflinching exactness..
Many of us are crazy about money. We spend too much of it and save too little. We hoard it and we sink into debt over it. We lavish it and are stingy with it. We lie about it and fight over it. We think about it all the time and we avoid thinking about it at all. What makes us act this way? We like ..
How could a loving God send people to hell? Will people have a chance after they die to believe in Jesus and go to heaven?With a humble respect for God's Word, Francis Chan and Preston Sprinkle address the deepest questions you have about eternal destiny. They've asked the same questions. Like you, ..
An entertaining and profound look at the lives of birds, illuminating their surprising world--and deep connection with humanity. Birds are highly intelligent animals, yet their intelligence is dramatically different from our own and has been little understood. As we learn more about the secrets of ..
"Its publication should be a major event for cognitive linguistics and should pose a major challenge for cognitive science. In addition, it should have repercussions in a variety of disciplines, ranging from anthropology and psychology to epistemology and the philosophy of science. . . . Lakoff asks..
In a book that is "a must for anyone who has loved a motorcycle" (Oliver Sacks), Melissa Pierson captures in vivid, writerly prose the mysterious attractions of motorcycling. She sifts through myth and hyperbole: misrepresentations about danger, about the type of people who ride and why they do so. ..
After a decade of elegant pleasures and luxe living with the Atlanta brothers and sisters with the best clothes and biggest dreams, Ava Johnson has temporarily returned home to Idlewild--her fabulous career and power plans smashed to bits by cold reality. But what she imagines to be the end is, inst..
Author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Against All Enemies,
former presidential advisor and counter-terrorism expert Richard A.
Clarke sounds a timely and chilling warning about America’s
vulnerability in a terrifying new international conflict—Cyber War!
Every concerned American should ..
A "New York Times" Notable Book One of the Best Books of the Year"The Washington Post" - "The Cleveland Plain-Dealer" - "Rocky Mountain News" In this brilliant, lively, and eye-opening investigation, Tom Vanderbilt examines the perceptual limits and cognitive underpinnings that make us worse drivers..
How would you react if told that you and your children have been lied to in science lessons at school and university? Yet this is exactly what has been happening for decades, as Icons of Evolution' demonstrates.The author, a Berkeley Ph.D in Biology, is not a creationist, but his book describes many..
Millions of people have problems with anger, and best-selling authors and anger experts Ronald and Patricia Potter-Efron are out to do something about it. Their hard-hitting style gets to the core of anger feelings, empowering readers to take control of their behaviour and their lives. In this revis..
While most schools continue to resist change, homeschooling families are abandoning the K-12 system and rediscovering what childhood education means. They are identifying new methods and goals that are powerful, born of common sense, and incompatible with today's schools. The author, education exper..
Frost & Sullivan’s 2014 Growth, Innovation, and Leadership Book of the Year In business, performance is key. In performance, how you organize can be the key to growth.
In the past five years, the business world has seen the birth of a new
breed of company?the Exponential Organization?that h..
Welcome to the new tyranny "If it feels good, do it." "That's your opinion, and this is mine." "I don't want to impose my beliefs on others." And thus the Dictator of Relativism speaks as he has always spoken to seduce humanity into a false sense of freedom. Pope Benedict XVI, Christ's personally ..
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Valley and maths professors all over the world, and it predicts that the_x000D_
human species will become extinct in 760 years. Unfortunately, there is_x000D_
disagreement over how to apply the formula, and some argue that..
Here, Taubes reveals the bad nutritional science of the last century, none more damaging or misguided than the 'calories-in, calories-out' model of why we get fat, and the good science that has been ignored, especially regarding insulin's regulation of out fat tissue...
Why does the West rule? And with the rise of China and India, how long will its power last? In this critically-acclaimed bestseller, eminent historian and archaeologist Ian Morris provides provocative answers...
A witty and stylish biography of a maverick American heroine -- the outspoken, irresistible daughter of Teddy Roosevelt. Theodore Roosevelt had a small problem. Her name was Alice. Alice Lee Roosevelt was hungry to go places, meet people, do things Father called it running riot. Alice called it eat..
Based on years of counselling, psychologists Jane B. Burka and Lenora M. Yuem offer a probing, sensitive and sometimes humorous look at the problem that troubles everyone. Revealing the reasons we put off tasks, they outline a practical, tested programme to overcome procrastination...