Nonfiction

Nature as few have imagined it: Utah, a windswept desert thick with spring, the flash of primrose, tree hills, canyons shining in the sun.

And in the distance, all but lost in these great sweeps of rock and sky, a group of teenagers, fresh out of suburban America, are struggling desperatel...

Creativity isn’t an occupation; it’s a preoccupation. It is challenge for everyone in the modern world—from business and advertising to education and beyond. Here, the world-famous advertising creative John Hegarty offers a pocket bible of creative thinking, aimed at provoking, challenging, and i...

The early plans for Mount Rushmore called for blasting heroic likenesses of mountain men--Kit Carson, Jim Bridger, and John Colter-—into the solid mountain granite of South Dakota. Readers of this colorful volume will see the heroics and the brutally rugged individualism that made these fur trapp...

Good beauty advice is hard to come by these days. Women are constantly inundated with products that promise to remove wrinkles, reduce puffiness, highlight cheekbones, hide blemishes, and make them look younger, healthier, tanner, and even thinner–but do these products really work? Are they worth...

Throughout his life Flaubert made it a game to eavesdrop for the cliché, the platitude, the borrowed and unquestioned idea with which the “right thinking” swaddle their minds. After his death his little treasury of absurdities, of half-truths and social lies, was published as a Dictionnaire des i...

Every teacher and teacher trainer needs this book Scott Thornbury's insightful text is an alphabetical list of key ELT terms and concepts, and outlines their relevance to the field. An A-Z of ELT covers terms and concepts such as grammar, lexis, phonology, discourse, methodology, theory and pract...

Questo "Nuovo manuale di storia del teatro", agile ed essenziale, racconta con un linguaggio chiaro e discorsivo l'istituzione della tradizione scenica dell'Occidente nei suoi principali svolgimenti storici: dalla decisiva impronta classica determinata dai Greci del V secolo a.C.

alla scen...

In 1 Corinthians 11, the Apostle Paul provides important instructions about two symbolic practices within Christianity. The most well-known of these practices is the Lord's Supper, found in the second half of 1 Corinthians 11. In the first half of the same chapter, Paul teaches about the relation...

According to lore, a vampire cannot enter your home without an invitation. Putting a spiritual spin on this well-known rule, Claudia Cunningham presents a powerful strategy for dealing with freeloading friends, suffocating spouses, harmful habits, and other "vampires" who drain your heart, mind, ...

Contact Your Spirit Guide and Explore the Spirit World Tonight! Today only, get a special discount on this Amazon #1 bestseller! I decided to write this book because when I first began experiencing a Spirit Guide in my life. I was completely confused as to what was going on. I spent hours online ...

Based on Volumetrics, named the Most Effective Diet of 2011 by The Daily Beast, The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet by Dr. Barbara Rolls with Mindy Hermann offers smart, simple, science-based strategies for losing weight and keeping it off.  In this beautiful full-color combination diet plan and cookbo...

Vision challenges present a real and devastating problem among children in the USA—the correlation between vision-related learning challenges and juvenile delinquency is shocking. Jillian’s Story: How Vision Therapy Changed My Daughter’s Life shares how one family triumphed over vision problems. ...

At the end of the 1970s, one young reporter bears witness to the final days of Australia’s whaling industry. Thirty years after the last whale was captured and slaughtered in Australia, this incisive account tells the very human story of the characters and events that brought whaling to an end. T...

A large number of poisonous plants have beneficial uses in both domestic medicine and magic. Need to say, when utilising a toxic plant in magic, we are adding certain extra deadly or potent energies into the mix and it is inadvisable to start messing about with deadly poisons un we've made a thor...

Learn to Drive will help learner drivers prepare for both the practical and theory tests.

Packed with practice questions, full colour illustrations and relevant sections of the Highway Code, it is essential reading for every learner driver. "Learn to Drive" is long established as one of th...

The election of Barack Obama as president in 2008 was a historic event. Now readers can go back to the beginning of this mans life and learn about the events that brought him to the presidency. This title also highlights the people who played a role in shaping who he is today, from his parents an...

Disney History at Its Best No one knows Disney history, or tells it better, than Jim Korkis, and he's back with a new set of 20 stories from his Vault of Walt. Whether it's Disney films, Disney theme parks, or Walt himself, Jim's stories will charm and delight Disney fans of all ages. The best-se...

This popular handbook is an updated and expanded second edition for establishing, organizing, and maintaining quality infant and toddler programs.

A new, interactive CD-ROM is included for providers to customize forms, checklists, and policies for specific programs.

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An extraordinary insight into life under one of the world’s most ruth and secretive dictatorships – and the story of one woman’s terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her family to freedom. As a child growing up in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee was one of millions trapped by a s...