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Dashawn Burton Open Minds Dashawn Burton Open Minds Новинка

Dashawn Burton Open Minds

Let me take you on a journey, a journey through my past to my present. From who I was to who I've become. With short stories, free thoughts and quotes of experience and wisdom, you will gain a better understanding of life, who I am as a person and why I am the person I am. You will gain insight on my life and hidden thoughts often kept to myself. Last but not least you will learn from it, read and hear things you can relate to and also receive guidance and comfort
The Killers: Leaving Las Vegas The Killers: Leaving Las Vegas Новинка

The Killers: Leaving Las Vegas

Not just the finest band ever to come from the world's gambling kingdom Las Vegas, but undoubtedly also one of the finest groups on the planet today; The Killers are a true phenomenon. Having charmed music fans everywhere with their dynamic debut album, Hot Fuss, the band have reinforced their standing as one of this decade's first division acts with a follow up record which does nothing if not surpass creatively its predecessor. The Killers: Leaving Las Vegas is a documentary film about this extraordinary collective and by using interviews with the band and those close to them, rare footage, numerous obscure photographs (many of which come from private collections), location shoots and a host of other features, this programme is uniquely enlightening, hugely informative, and downright entertaining and is certain to become the standard work on this magnificent band.
Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Linda Pastan.s I Am Learning to Abandon the World Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Linda Pastan.s I Am Learning to Abandon the World Новинка

Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Linda Pastan.s I Am Learning to Abandon the World

A Study Guide for Linda Pastan's "I Am Learning to Abandon the World," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Poetry for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Poetry for Students for all of your research needs.
Aditi Powar Storm in a Teacup Aditi Powar Storm in a Teacup Новинка

Aditi Powar Storm in a Teacup

I am a mere pre-verse in the lyrics; the song is yours, I am a mere bend in the road; the pathway is yours, I am a mere cloud that flits aimlessly; the sky is yours, I am a mere comma behind the word; the sentence is yours, So don’t let me stop you from writing that song, From finishing that journey, from touching the sky. For I am a mere chapter in the novel, The story has always been yours.
Jo Viola Learning to Walk Jo Viola Learning to Walk Новинка

Jo Viola Learning to Walk

Each poem is based on my observations either within nature or my home. After my husband died, my heart’s eye saw things in a new light. That is what I share with you. I am a pilgrim, as are you.
Фёдор Михайлович Достоевский Notes from the Underground Фёдор Михайлович Достоевский Notes from the Underground Новинка

Фёдор Михайлович Достоевский Notes from the Underground

Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. 1st World Library-Literary Society is a non-profit educational organization. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - I am a sick man. ... I am a spiteful man. I am an unattractive man. I believe my liver is diseased. However, I know nothing at all about my disease, and do not know for certain what ails me. I don't consult a doctor for it, and never have, though I have a respect for medicine and doctors. Besides, I am extremely superstitious, sufficiently so to respect medicine, anyway (I am well-educated enough not to be superstitious, but I am superstitious). No, I refuse to consult a doctor from spite. That you probably will not understand. Well, I understand it, though. Of course, I can't explain who it is precisely that I am mortifying in this case by my spite: I am perfectly well aware that I cannot "pay out" the doctors by not consulting them; I know better than anyone that by all this I am only injuring myself and no one else. But still, if I don't consult a doctor it is from spite. My liver is bad, well - let it get worse! I have been going on like that for a long time - twenty years. Now I am forty. I used to be in the government service, but am no longer. I was a spiteful official. I was rude and took pleasure in being so. I did not take bribes, you see, so I was bound to find a recompense in that, at least. (A poor jest, ...
Vicky Hallam Wingin It Vicky Hallam Wingin It Новинка

Vicky Hallam Wingin It

My name is Vicky Hallam and I am a medium who works with the Angelic realm. I have worked this way professionally for the last 4 and a half years. I am also a qualified spiritual healer and run healing circles online. I am developing my mediumship as this has started to come to the fore in my work where I give readings all around the country. I give readings one on one from my home in Wiltshire. I was guided to write this book as a means of healing many children and adults on a mass scale. Whether you are a seasoned medium or just discovering your gifts, feel comforted by these poems that are directly channelled from ÔhomeÕ.
Melodie A. Moore Learn the 50 States IN A Day. Melodie A. Moore Learn the 50 States IN A Day. Новинка

Melodie A. Moore Learn the 50 States IN A Day.

My title claims, "Learn the 50 States in a Day!" This is not hype or wishful thinking. I have a 100% success rate of teaching my methods in person. In person it has always taken me less than two hours to teach all 50 states and have people repeat them back to me from memory. Does this sound too good to be true? Give my method a try. I honestly believe you will learn the 50 states in a day if you read my book and follow my instructions, and I am prepared to back up what I say. I am willing to teach in person to schools, libraries, social study groups, teacher associations, or any other group interested in learning my method of learning the 50 states. I plan on making my method "The Way" the states, capitals, and map locations are taught to our school children. Why take a year to teach or learn the state information with gimmicks or songs, when our children soon forget it? Our schools need better methods. Can you name the 50 states? I'm sure you learned them. Learn and retain them. my way! I'm asking you for the chance to prove my method works. Let me make learning the states, fun, interesting, and above all memorable! Sincerely, Melodie A. Moore
Stichis I Am Copasetic Stichis I Am Copasetic Новинка

Stichis I Am Copasetic

When I was young, when I was ignorant, when I was immature, when I was lame, when I had no game, I suffered from erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. I was a one-minute man. I hated it and she hated it. I was pathetic. But now that I am grown, I am knowledgeable, I am mature, I got game, when it's time to penetrate, I am rock-hard plus, I got stamina so, I can make it last as long as I wish. I love it and she loves it. I am copasetic.
Olivia Wildenstein Rowan Wood Legends Olivia Wildenstein Rowan Wood Legends Новинка

Olivia Wildenstein Rowan Wood Legends

SOME LEGENDS ARE BETTER LEFT UNTOLD. I wasn’t the sort of girl who believed in fairytales, let alone tales about faeries. But that changed the day Faeries came to my small town and Hunters rose from their graves. On that fateful day, I received a book, a peculiar collection of myths and legends. Turns out it was so much more than stories. And just as I was on the verge of unlocking its secrets, it was stolen from me by someone I called a friend. Now, I don’t know whom I can turn to, whom I can trust. All I know is that there are two sides, and I am straddling the great divide because I am both Faerie and Hunter... Fans of Karen Marie Moning's Fever series will adore Wildenstein's new faerie-tale.
Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Frank O.Hara.s Why I Am Not a Painter Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Frank O.Hara.s Why I Am Not a Painter Новинка

Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Frank O.Hara.s Why I Am Not a Painter

A Study Guide for Frank O'Hara's "Why I Am Not a Painter," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Poetry for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Poetry for Students for all of your research needs.
Helen Hunter Your Letter from Heaven Helen Hunter Your Letter from Heaven Новинка

Helen Hunter Your Letter from Heaven

A modern translation of the Gospel texts. Dear friend, While I was on earth over two thousand years ago, many people met me, hugged me, talked with me, ate with me and traveled with me.Now I'm writing to you personally to let you know who I am, where I came from, what I accomplished and where I am today.You may not have met me physically, but I'm hoping that as you read my story, we will become very well acquainted.Love,Jesus
The Heart of Awareness. Selections from Jean Klein, HWL Poonja, Nisargadatta, Ramana Maharshi, Huang Po, and Swami Abhedananda The Heart of Awareness. Selections from Jean Klein, HWL Poonja, Nisargadatta, Ramana Maharshi, Huang Po, and Swami Abhedananda Новинка

The Heart of Awareness. Selections from Jean Klein, HWL Poonja, Nisargadatta, Ramana Maharshi, Huang Po, and Swami Abhedananda

A unique combination of selections on the subject of awareness from Jean Klein (I Am), HWL Poonja (Wake Up and Roar), Nisargadatta (I am That), Ramana Maharshi (Be As You Are), Huang Po (Zen Teaching of Huang Po), and Swami Abhedananda (Philosophy of Work).
Lindsey Brunette Being Here. Reflections On Life, Love, Faith, And Turning Thirty Lindsey Brunette Being Here. Reflections On Life, Love, Faith, And Turning Thirty Новинка

Lindsey Brunette Being Here. Reflections On Life, Love, Faith, And Turning Thirty

What if you lived your entire life by the plan you'd laid out when you were thirteen years old? Being Here: Reflections on Life, Love, Faith, and Turning Thirty tells one woman's journey from living the life she had planned to learning to live each day to the fullest. A no-holds-barred look at author, Lindsey Brunette's, story of recovery from her own demons, it asks the question, "Who am I if I am not..." This compelling memoir looks deeply at faith, divorce, self-identity, and the idea that we're all just doing the best we can. ...A compulsively readable writer -Lauren Miller, author of Free to Fall, Parallel, and All Things New.
Daniel Steffens Viva Las Vegas. Die Entwicklung Des Tourismus in Las Vegas. Themenhotels Daniel Steffens Viva Las Vegas. Die Entwicklung Des Tourismus in Las Vegas. Themenhotels Новинка

Daniel Steffens Viva Las Vegas. Die Entwicklung Des Tourismus in Las Vegas. Themenhotels

Diplomarbeit aus dem Jahr 2008 im Fachbereich Geowissenschaften / Geographie - Fremdenverkehrsgeographie, Note: 2,0, Universität Trier, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Als der Mexikaner Antonio Armijo vor 180 Jahren die ersten Grundwasserquellen im Las Vegas-Tal entdeckte, ahnte niemand, dass diese Gegend zu einer der am stärksten boomenden Destinationen im internationalen Tourismus werden würde. Mit der Legalisierung des Glücksspiels und dem Bau des nahe gelegenen Hoover Staudamms vor etwa 75 Jahren wurde die Basis für sämtliche touristischen Entwicklungen der Stadt geschaffen. Die ersten offiziell genehmigten Casinos eröffneten, mit ihnen kamen die Touristen - zunächst nur aus Amerika und Mexiko, später auch aus allen anderen Teilen der Welt - und mit ihnen der Reichtum, der insbesondere innerhalb der letzten vier Jahrzehnte eine explosionsartige Entwicklung der Stadt Las Vegas ermöglichte. Dabei ist es gerade der Leidenschaft der Amerikaner, dem Glücksspiel, zu verdanken, dass diese Stadt mit ihren künstlichen Welten inmitten der Wüste Nevadas entstand, denn das Glücksspiel ist der am schnellsten wachsende Sektor der amerikanischen Tourismusbranche. Heute ist Las Vegas ein Superlativ, der sich ständig aufs Neue selbst übertrifft. Immer größer, höher und luxuriöser - das ist die Devise der Stadt. So präsentiert sich Las Vegas heute als eine schillernde, vielfältige, abwechslungsreiche und vergnügungssüchtige Stadt der Extreme. Innerhalb der letzten 20 Jahre hat sich das neue Ze...
Charles A. Higgins, Topeka Atchison Las Vegas Hot Springs and Vicinity Charles A. Higgins, Topeka Atchison Las Vegas Hot Springs and Vicinity Новинка

Charles A. Higgins, Topeka Atchison Las Vegas Hot Springs and Vicinity

Las Vegas Hot Springs and Vicinity is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1898.Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres. As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature. Many works of historical writers and scientists are available today as antiques only. Hansebooks newly publishes these books and contributes to the preservation of literature which has become rare and historical knowledge for the future.
Cool Restaurants Las Vegas Cool Restaurants Las Vegas Новинка

Cool Restaurants Las Vegas

Long famed for glitz, dining in Las Vegas is evolving into something just as fun, but far more sophisticated. This guide showcases the hippest destinations on and off the fabled Strip. You'll find both inspiring local spots and Vegas outposts of chic restaurants from other US cities. So when you tire of winning money, you'll know all the best places to dine with the other high rollers! Text in English, German, French, Spanish and Italian.
Joyce Cooper Green Peace Joyce Cooper Green Peace Новинка

Joyce Cooper Green Peace

A book of mystery and humour that should appeal to anyone aged eight to eighty.A Sabbatical is a time of refreshmentA Rabbittical is the refreshment of timeBook of Proverbs (G-R-A-V)Refresh yourself by joining the quest of Middlesex, a giant green rabbit:"And what are you questing for?" demanded a slightly abashed, but still sceptical, Sergei. "Me! I am searching for me,"" Middlesex answered simply. "You see, I know nothing about me. I have no idea where I came from or where I am going; who I am or what I am. I don't even know whether I am a buck or doe; hence the name, Middlesex, which I have chosen for myself."Then things start to get really strange and interesting, but always funny...
Bethany N. Bella bare bones Bethany N. Bella bare bones Новинка

Bethany N. Bella bare bones

This poetry collection is a confession -- a confession that I am far from healed. More sobering than my previous publications, these poems reveal a young woman trying, desperately, to write a story of recovery. In these pages, I am learning. I fall down (multiple times). I'm still figuring it all out.Moreover, these poems, I hope, reflect a shared sense of humanity. No one is alone -- even in our darkest hours, we are never alone. We all feel sadness. We all feel lightness. We all break and fake it and make it alright. These poems may be thought-provoking. These poems may be whimsical. These poems may cause laughter, confusion, and uncertainty. Above all, I hope you know, these poems are me.
Cristina Vargas Castro A FIRST AND BASIC APPROACH TO THE PBL IN THE ENGLISH CLASS Cristina Vargas Castro A FIRST AND BASIC APPROACH TO THE PBL IN THE ENGLISH CLASS Новинка

Cristina Vargas Castro A FIRST AND BASIC APPROACH TO THE PBL IN THE ENGLISH CLASS

This is just a mere summary of the general and most common ideas related to Projec Based Learning, drawn from experts and many authors, that anyone could find easily on the Internet and other sources, but in this publication, I have tried to write them down in a practical and easy to follow way, even for those who never have listened about it before.If I were asked for the reasons to compile these ideas, I would say that I needed them to learn how to start working with projects, in a practical and useful way, in my English as a Foreign Language classes, in a primary school in Sagunto, which is the beautiful village near Valencia in Spain where I am currently developing my teaching career.
Shania: Still The One - Live From Vegas (Blu-ray) Shania: Still The One - Live From Vegas (Blu-ray) Новинка

Shania: Still The One - Live From Vegas (Blu-ray)

The original queen of crossover country-pop and the world's best-selling female country artist of all time, Shania Twain, stars in her spectacular show "Shania: Still The One". This groundbreaking residency show was filmed live at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas where it began its run on December 1st, 2012. "Shania: Still The One" was created by Shania Twain and directed by Raj Kapoor. It takes the audience on a powerful journey through Shania's biggest hits, country favourites and beloved crossover songs. Glamorous costumes, a 13-piece live band, backing singers and dancers are combined with stunning visuals and live horses to create the ultimate Las Vegas entertainment and to prove that Shania Twain is undoubtedly Still The One! Track List: Opening I'm Gonna Getcha Good! You Win My Love Don't Be Stupid (You Know I Love You) Up! The Good, The Bad And The Sexy (Interlude) I Ain't No Quitter No One Needs To Know Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under? Any Man Of Mine Shania Style (Interlude) That Don't Impress Me Much Honey, I'm Home (If You're Not In It For Love) I'm Outta Here! Shania Memories (Interlude) Carrie Anne Come On Over Love Gets Me Every Time Rock This Country! Today Is Your Day Black Horse, White Horse (Interlude) You're Still The One From This Moment On Red Storm (Interlude) Man! I Feel Like A Woman! 2o.Rock This Country! (Live From Calgary)
Sebastien Phlix How can self-learners learn programming in the most efficient way. A pragmatic approach Sebastien Phlix How can self-learners learn programming in the most efficient way. A pragmatic approach Новинка

Sebastien Phlix How can self-learners learn programming in the most efficient way. A pragmatic approach

Master's Thesis from the year 2016 in the subject Computer Science - Programming, grade: 20/20, École des hautes études commerciales de Paris (HEC Entrepreneurs), language: English, abstract: This paper provides a structured approach for self-learning programming for free on the internet. Its recommendations are based on a review of the existing academic literature which is complemented by the analysis of numerous contributions by software developers, self-learners, and teachers of programming. Additionally, it incorporates effective learning techniques derived from psychological research. Its intended readers are primarily entrepreneurs and 'startup people' who are driven to build new businesses with code, although the proposed approach is also transferable to other domains and audiences.The single most important factor for succeeding in learning programming has been found to be of human nature: learner motivation and persistence. While most beginners and the majority of academic contributions focus mostly on technical aspects such as which language to learn first, or which learning resources to use, this paper analyzes the learning process itself. Learning programming is thus divided into three main steps: First, I highlight the importance of setting a strong learning goal for motivation, and provide a big-picture overview of what 'learning programming' encompasses to structure the approach. Second, I provide learners with recommendations as to which lan...
Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Doug Wright.s I Am My Own Wife Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Doug Wright.s I Am My Own Wife Новинка

Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Doug Wright.s I Am My Own Wife

A Study Guide for Doug Wright's "I Am My Own Wife," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your research needs.
Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Robert Cormier.s I Am the Cheese Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Robert Cormier.s I Am the Cheese Новинка

Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Robert Cormier.s I Am the Cheese

A Study Guide for Robert Cormier's "I Am the Cheese," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.
Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Anna Akhmatova.s I Am Not One of Those Who Left the Land Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Anna Akhmatova.s I Am Not One of Those Who Left the Land Новинка

Cengage Learning Gale A Study Guide for Anna Akhmatova.s I Am Not One of Those Who Left the Land

A Study Guide for Anna Akhmatova's "I Am Not One of Those Who Left the Land," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Poetry for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Poetry for Students for all of your research needs.
Bosch Pseudonymous You Have to Stop This Bosch Pseudonymous You Have to Stop This Новинка

Bosch Pseudonymous You Have to Stop This

The Terces Society are accused of stealing an Ancient Egyptian mummy from the local museum, get trapped in a crate with a mummified cat, and unwittingly find themselves on their way to the great pyramids of...Las Vegas. As they draw ever closer to uncovering the Secret, so too do their arch-enemies, the Masters of the Midnight Sun.
Printio Лас-вегас (las vegas) Printio Лас-вегас (las vegas) Новинка

Printio Лас-вегас (las vegas)

Футболка Wearcraft Premium Slim Fit — цвет: БЕЛЫЙ, пол: МУЖ. Лас-Ве́гас (Las Vegas) — город на западе США, в штате Невада. Лас-Вегас является одним из крупнейших мировых центров развлечений и игорного бизнеса.
Kyoung Hwa Lee Understanding Critical Reflection as Informal Learning Kyoung Hwa Lee Understanding Critical Reflection as Informal Learning Новинка

Kyoung Hwa Lee Understanding Critical Reflection as Informal Learning

This study started from the question "how does learning occur in human life". In particular, I am interested in learning that takes place continuously anywhere at any time rather than learning that is occurred by being taught by others. This study interpreted critical reflection as learning that continuously occur in anywhere at any time i.e. as informal learning, and then analyzed the process how it takes place in human life. To find out how critical reflection occurs, this study focused on factory workers' critical reflection while working on the shop floor. Using ethnography methodology I analyzed the observed and interviewed data of factory workers' working life in order to examine critical reflection as informal learning. In this process, I used Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) as the theoretical framework in order to elaborate the process that critical reflection occurs while working. The analysis using CHAT was helpful to find out workers' critical reflection as expansive learning that continuously promotes the other learning. That is, factory workers' learning activity on working life was gradually expanded to the new pattern of activities such as forming good rel
Sam Ducharme Sole Searching on the Appalachian Trail Sam Ducharme Sole Searching on the Appalachian Trail Новинка

Sam Ducharme Sole Searching on the Appalachian Trail

Thru-hike with “Sam I Am,” a newly-retired prison guard who finds himself lost when his two sons leave for the Air Force and his K-9 partner passes away. With no hiking experience, he bought a backpack and a plane ticket to Georgia and started walking home to New England.One month after deciding to hike the 2,189- mile trail, and after three weeks of intensive YouTube-training, Sam takes his first step north, armed with all the critical gear REI could part with. The journey was long, dangerous and took a toll on his body, but as he lay in his hammock after yet another day of endless climbs and punishing descents, he was determined to finish… or at least make it to day three.This book takes the reader on a modern-day adventure along a 2,189-mile hike from Georgia to Maine on the Appalachian Trail. First-time hiker and former K-9 officer “Sam I Am” entertains the reader with trail stories which are humorous, poignant and informative as he hikes northward in his quest to become a “Thru-Hiker.”Comparing himself to a bruised and dirty onion from a career spent inside prisons, Sam I Am takes the readers along as he interacts with thousands of people on the trail and worldwide. With the help of social media and YouTube, these people watched as he shared his adventure from the trail. The countless unexpected acts of kindness Sam I Am received from strangers slowly peeled each dirty layer away. When he stands on top of Katahdin nearly six months after he started, covered in dirt from ...
Jennifer Pierre Traveling Souls Jennifer Pierre Traveling Souls Новинка

Jennifer Pierre Traveling Souls

In Traveling Souls, Jennifer Pierre, shares twelve guideposts on the power of passionately living a way of engaging with the world from a place of self worthiness. In her twelve guideposts, Pierre engages our energies, soul and psyche as she explores how we can develop the courageousness, humanity, and connection to wake up to the sunrise and think, "Even though people hit below the belt in life and judge me about my path, I am enough," and to go to bed at night thinking, "Of course, I'm fearful at times, but I am also a warrior. And, yes, I am flawed and powerless, but that doesn't change the truth that I am worthy of love and belonging."
Jan Salma Role of Language in Teaching . Learning of Mathematical Word Problems Jan Salma Role of Language in Teaching . Learning of Mathematical Word Problems Новинка

Jan Salma Role of Language in Teaching . Learning of Mathematical Word Problems

My interest to understand role of language in teaching and learning mathematical word problems evoked from my teaching and learning experiences. When I look back at my own learning experiences of mathematics at the secondary level, I remember that on a majority of occasions I felt handicapped in understanding the language of the text,especially in mathematics. This is because the language of teaching and learning mathematics is underestimated by teachers. Likewise, during my teaching I realized the need to find out about the role of language in teaching and learning word problems. As I observed students facing difficulties in understanding word problems presented in English. As a result, I wondered as to what extent language played a crucial role in understanding mathematical word problems. Was the role of language in mathematics being ignored? why did one need to understand the language of teaching and learning mathematics? These questions kept bothering me especially when I came across word problems because I believed that language and mathematical word problems were strongly related. Consequently,this book examines the connection between language and mathematical word problems.
John Gregory This I Believe. Life Lessons John Gregory This I Believe. Life Lessons Новинка

John Gregory This I Believe. Life Lessons

Inspiring life wisdom from people of all ages—based on the This I Believe radio program The popular This I Believe series, which has aired on NPR and on Bob Edwards' shows on Sirius XM Satellite and public radio, explores the personal beliefs and guiding principles by which Americans live today. This book brings together treasured life lessons of people from all walks of life. Whether it's learning the power of saying hello or how courage comes with practice, their intimate reflections will inspire, move, and encourage you. Filled with the valuable insights distilled from a wide range of personal experiences, This I Believe: Life Lessons is a perfect gift—for others or for yourself. Includes extraordinary essays written by «ordinary» people who share the story of an important lesson they have learned about life Shares a wide range of beliefs and experiences from a diverse group of contributors, including a physician, a roller derby queen, a corporate executive, and a homeless person Based on the popular This I Believe radio series and thisibelieve.org website No matter what your age or circumstances, this book will give you valuable food for thought and important new insights on how others have learned from life's challenges.
Grace McCleen Anima: A Story from the collection, I Am Heathcliff Grace McCleen Anima: A Story from the collection, I Am Heathcliff Новинка

Grace McCleen Anima: A Story from the collection, I Am Heathcliff

A story from Grace McCleen to stir the heart and awaken vital conversations about love.A lone person on the edge of a wood watches a fox. Their relationship forms in a matter of glances and through a mutual respect. And they are united in one startling moment of violence.
Cathie Linz A Prince At Last! Cathie Linz A Prince At Last! Новинка

Cathie Linz A Prince At Last!

FROM THE DESK OF LUC DUMONT,HEAD OF SECURITYST. MICHEL JUNE 2002 DAY60The missing heir has been found! The dowager queen and the royal council are overjoyed–I, however, feel there must be some mistake. Learning that I, a presumed commoner, am the new king of St. Michel has been nothing short of incredible. As always, lovely Juliet Beaudreau has stood by my side, patiently teaching me how to act royal. But I'm having trouble concentrating on protocol when what I want most is to sweep my relentless teacher up in my arms and fulfill some very primal needs…. Now, as I prepare to take my seat on the throne, will the shy, quiet queen of my heart also agree to be queen of St. Michel?
Hanan al-Shaykh My Eye is a Button on Your Dress: A Story from the collection, I Am Heathcliff Hanan al-Shaykh My Eye is a Button on Your Dress: A Story from the collection, I Am Heathcliff Новинка

Hanan al-Shaykh My Eye is a Button on Your Dress: A Story from the collection, I Am Heathcliff

A story from Hanan al-Shaykh to stir the heart and awaken vital conversations about love.A young flies from London to Cairo when she hears her love call for her. But she does not know what he is hiding, the reality that awaits.
John Fitzgerald My future is bright; I am going to be successful. A continuation of I am Not So Different, the Aspergers Survival Guide John Fitzgerald My future is bright; I am going to be successful. A continuation of I am Not So Different, the Aspergers Survival Guide Новинка

John Fitzgerald My future is bright; I am going to be successful. A continuation of I am Not So Different, the Aspergers Survival Guide

I wrote I am not so Different, to explain, the problems and challenges in raising a child with Asperger's. As a single parent raising a son with Asperger's I was amazed at how little was known about it, even from my local school district. I wrote this book to show how I over came the problems of raising a child with Asperger'sNow ten years later, society has grown and learned, we've come a long way, but if you read me first book, you'll know my son is now in his senior year and any parent single or not will face a completely new set of problems that we could never have dreamed of ten years ago as our children enter young adulthood.One of the biggest problem is that most books written today or wrote as if we all have a PHD, well just like in "I am not so Different" I have broken these problems down in to clear everyday language that is easy to follow and get the most out of that said I am proud to present; "My future is bright, I am going to be successful." A continuation of I am not so different.
Jason van Dongen I am Legion Jason van Dongen I am Legion Новинка

Jason van Dongen I am Legion

I am Legion takes us on a strange journey through the darkest recesses of the human mind. It documents the drama, drugs and delusions that were all a part of the author's psychosis.
Steel, Danielle Country, Steel, Danielle Steel, Danielle Country, Steel, Danielle Новинка

Steel, Danielle Country, Steel, Danielle

Stephanie Adam's life has just changed in an instant. After years of an unhappy marriage, and three kids grown, her husband passes away suddenly. Despite her grief and regrets, she can begin to think about what might come next for her. Returning from a weekend away, Stephanie finds herself on the road to Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon and new adventures. A friendly stranger turns out to be Country music megastar Chase Taylor, and he is only too happy to sweep Stephanie up on his travels. From Vegas to Nashbille, a brand new world opens up to her. Should she return to her empty house, or take a risk with someone new?
Styx: Live At The Orleans Arena Las Vegas (Blu-ray) Styx: Live At The Orleans Arena Las Vegas (Blu-ray) Новинка

Styx: Live At The Orleans Arena Las Vegas (Blu-ray)

Filmed during the massively successful 2014 Soundtrack of Summer Tour, Live at the Orleans arena Las Vegas features Styx performing a career-spanning set list before a highly energized crowd. Styx performs such classics as "Too Much Time On My Hands", "Regegade" and "Blue Collar Man", where they are joined by Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Don Felder. The show also features in depth interviews with the band and crew to give the fans behind the scenes look at what it takes to put on the Styx show on a nightly basis. Содержание: 01. Too Much Time On My Hands 02. Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man) 03. Light Up 04. Crystal Ball 05. Superstars 06. Blue Collar Man (Long Nights) featuring Don Felder 07. Rockin' The Paradise 08. Renegade 09. Genki Desu Ka (Credits)
D. A. Barker What Am I . D. A. Barker What Am I . Новинка

D. A. Barker What Am I .

I think, therefore I am. But what am I? Is my perception of self and surroundings valid? David Benson, revolutionary, sworn enemy of the State, endures a succession of ever worsening nightmares that drive him to seek an escape from torment in death. Yet in the end, even as the long longed for death is offered, he chooses instead, to clutch at a straw; a dream of hope.
Styx: Live At The Orleans Arena Las Vegas Styx: Live At The Orleans Arena Las Vegas Новинка

Styx: Live At The Orleans Arena Las Vegas

Filmed during the massively successful 2014 Soundtrack of Summer Tour, Live at the Orleans arena Las Vegas features Styx performing a career-spanning set list before a highly energized crowd. Styx performs such classics as "Too Much Time On My Hands", "Regegade" and "Blue Collar Man", where they are joined by Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Don Felder. The show also features in depth interviews with the band and crew to give the fans behind the scenes look at what it takes to put on the Styx show on a nightly basis. Содержание: 01. Too Much Time On My Hands 02. Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man) 03. Light Up 04. Crystal Ball 05. Superstars 06. Blue Collar Man (Long Nights) featuring Don Felder 07. Rockin' The Paradise 08. Renegade 09. Genki Desu Ka (Credits)
Kelsey Timmerman Where am I Wearing?. A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes Kelsey Timmerman Where am I Wearing?. A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes Новинка

Kelsey Timmerman Where am I Wearing?. A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes

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A journalist travels the world to trace the origins of our clothes When journalist and traveler Kelsey Timmerman wanted to know where his clothes came from and who made them, he began a journey that would take him from Honduras to Bangladesh to Cambodia to China and back again. Where Am I Wearing? intimately describes the connection between impoverished garment workers' standards of living and the all-American material lifestyle. By introducing readers to the human element of globalization—the factory workers, their names, their families, and their way of life—Where Am I Wearing bridges the gap between global producers and consumers. New content includes: a visit to a fair trade Ethiopian shoe factory that is changing lives one job at time; updates on how workers worldwide have been squeezed by rising food costs and declining orders in the wake of the global financial crisis; and the author's search for the garment worker in Honduras who inspired the first edition of the book Kelsey Timmerman speaks and universities around the country and maintains a blog at www.whereamiwearing.com. His writing has appeared in the Christian Science Monitor and Condé Nast Portfolio, and has aired on NPR. Enlightening and thought-provoking at once, Where Am I Wearing? puts a human face on globalization.
Mike Youngman 9 Lives of a Rig Mechanic Mike Youngman 9 Lives of a Rig Mechanic Новинка

Mike Youngman 9 Lives of a Rig Mechanic

Just another Exciting Day. As a young man who has just been made redundant my future was bleak I make a rash decision that changes my life forever I start work on the Oil rigs after some years I end up travelling to Nigeria where I get taken Hostage and talk my way out of it 4 years later on my second trip to Nigeria I get involved in a fire fight at Kidney Island. Brazil brought more adventure where I am shot at by Bank robbers as I flea from the bank, my Brazilian assistant saves my life by dragging me away from a drive by shooting later at sea I get entangled with pirates and I survive an explosion on board a drill ship by seconds. Sometime later in China I cross paths with the Chinese Mafia (Triads) as I tried to save a young girl from Prostitution. I get involved with Terrorists in the Desert while they steal oil I escape and become a celebrity in Abu Dhabi for short while. My career was adventuress if nothing else my son followed my lead until he was killed a year later! Mike Youngman
Norm Habel Why on Earth do you still wonder about God.. Dancing with Doubt Norm Habel Why on Earth do you still wonder about God.. Dancing with Doubt Новинка

Norm Habel Why on Earth do you still wonder about God.. Dancing with Doubt

“During the course of my life I have wondered about the many portrayals of God I have encountered—everything from my childhood memories to my experiences with nature, from a doctrinal deity to an ecological spider. As I reflect on my experiences of this elusive reality, I wonder and wonder again. And I am still dancing with my doubts. Wonder for me, however, is more than simply ‘wondering about’ a subject. For me, wonder reflects a deep impulse within, an urge to discern the hidden mystery, the unknown, the amazing, the awesome. When I wonder, the spirit deep within me stirs me to dance with my doubts—and discover the innate forces at work in the world.”- Norm Habel from the Preface
Julian Worker Travel Tales From Exotic Places Like Salford Julian Worker Travel Tales From Exotic Places Like Salford Новинка

Julian Worker Travel Tales From Exotic Places Like Salford

Travel Tales from Exotic Places like Salford is a collection of 31 travel stories. These stories are part memoir and part travelogue. In some places travellers visit, the most memorable moments can be conversations with locals that provide a different perspective either on life in general or on one certain specific item such as a national stereotype.I travel to see the world's finest footballer play in front of his home crowd and I am rewarded by seeing him score a sumptuous free-kick. I visit the place in Turkey that will cause historians to rewrite history - would hunter-gatherers really know how to build walls, raise stone monoliths, and lay down waterproof floors? I am assured by a waiter that I won't like turnip juice because of my nationality.Travel broadens the mind and does away with some of your prejudices. I hope that in my travels I have managed to create a good impression both of myself and of people from my country. If I have removed some prejudices from other people's minds then I have done some good.
Erin Kelly Thicker Than Blood: A Story from the collection, I Am Heathcliff Erin Kelly Thicker Than Blood: A Story from the collection, I Am Heathcliff Новинка

Erin Kelly Thicker Than Blood: A Story from the collection, I Am Heathcliff

A story from Erin Kelly to stir the heart and awaken vital conversations about love.A man sits in a hot tub stalking his newly-married love on social media in what has become a daily ritual. And then he takes his chance…
Ladybird Early Learning Library 7-book box set Ladybird Early Learning Library 7-book box set Новинка

Ladybird Early Learning Library 7-book box set

Early Learning Library. Boost your child's early learning skills with these seven colourful books. Each focuses on a different skill in a fun, accessible way from first counting and recognition of letters shapes and colours, to understanding opposites and building up vocabulary.
Lena Dunham Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned” Lena Dunham Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned” Новинка

Lena Dunham Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned”

Lena Dunham, acclaimed writer-director-star of HBO and Sky Atlantic’s ‘Girls’ and the award-winning movie ‘Tiny Furniture’, displays her unique powers of observation, wisdom and humour in this exceptional collection of essays.“If I could take what I’ve learned and make one menial job easier for you, or prevent you from having the kind of sex where you feel you must keep your sneakers on in case you want to run away during the act, then every misstep of mine was worthwhile. I’m already predicting my future shame at thinking I had anything to offer you, but also my future glory in having stopped you from trying an expensive juice cleanse or thinking that it was your fault when the person you are dating suddenly backs away, intimidated by the clarity of your personal mission here on earth. No, I am not a sexpert, a psychologist, or a dietician. I am not a mother of three or the owner of a successful hosiery franchise. But I am a girl with a keen interest in having it all, and what follows are hopeful dispatches from the frontlines of that struggle.”
Francisco J. San Roman Desierto I Cordilleras de Atacama, Vol. 1. I. Itinerario de las Esploraciones; II. Mision a los Estados Unidos (Classic Reprint) Francisco J. San Roman Desierto I Cordilleras de Atacama, Vol. 1. I. Itinerario de las Esploraciones; II. Mision a los Estados Unidos (Classic Reprint) Новинка

Francisco J. San Roman Desierto I Cordilleras de Atacama, Vol. 1. I. Itinerario de las Esploraciones; II. Mision a los Estados Unidos (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Desierto I Cordilleras de Atacama, Vol. 1: I. Itinerario de las Esploraciones; II. Misión a los Estados UnidosPrincipia aquél i termina este último carácter físico del país, precisamente en la línea de divi sion administrativa entre las provincias de Co quimbo i Atacama que sigue las alturas por donde se separan a sus respectivos cauces las aguas co rrespondientes a las hoyas hidrográficas de Elqui i el Huasco, mas o menos segun el paralelo de 29º i desde la Bahia de Chañaral hasta la Cordillera de Doña Ana.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
I Can Count I Can Count Новинка

I Can Count

Give your child a head start on their first day of school with this fun-filled, interactive approach to learning numbers through play and exploration. Fun and friendly characters Bip, Bop, and Boo introduce a new number on each page and invite young readers from Foundation to Key Stage 1 to count objects in the colourful pictures and under the flaps. Each page has the same number of flaps as the number featured ensuring a unique and enjoyable early learning experience that will spark curiosity and boost confidence ahead of starting school.

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