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  • African American Writers, ed. 2

    African American Writers, ed. 2

    Bio-critical essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context.

  • Americas Top-Rated Small Towns & Cities: A Statistical Handbook

    Americas Top-Rated Small Towns & Cities: A Statistical Handbook

    Provides detailed profiles and comparative statistics of small towns and cities across the country with populations from 3,000 to 25,000.

  • American Decades: 2000-2009

    American Decades: 2000-2009

    Covers everything from monumental events and groundbreaking individuals to the fascinating details of Americans' daily lives. Supports historical research in disciplines from the arts and business to law, medicine, technology and social trends.

  • American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present, ed. 2

    American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present, ed. 2

    Provides coverage on the best-known American women writers spanning from colonial days to the present, including biography, criticism, and bibliography for each; also includes lesser-known writers whose work is found in journals, letters, stories, and even hymns. Entries feature an assessment of the writer's works; basic biography and complete bibliography, as well as comprehensive data on writers' names, including pseudonyms, alias

  • Amsterdam

    Amsterdam

    This book provides readers with information about the most scenic canals and the best attractions, hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops in Amsterdam.

  • Australia

    Australia

    Provides background information on Australia; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

  • Business Plans Handbook, Vol. 14

    Business Plans Handbook, Vol. 14

    Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.

  • California

    California

    Provides travel information on California; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

  • Caribbean

    Caribbean

    This book guides travelers to the best attractions available on 130 Caribbean islands.

  • Chemical Compounds

    Chemical Compounds

    Offers information on the ways in which different chemical elements combine to form commonly-used chemical compounds, such as water, ammonia, and aspirin. Defines what a chemical compound actually is and the difference between organic and inorganic compounds, as well as providing definitions of acids, bases, salts, oxides, and coordination compounds. Features a general historical overview of major discoveries and the notable scienti

  • Chemical Elements, ed. 2

    Chemical Elements, ed. 2

    Provides in-depth information on 112 known chemical elements, plus coverage of recently discovered elements 113 through 116 and 118.

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Complementary and Alternative Medicine Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Provides current information for people considering these therapies for general well-being or specific health conditions.

  • Costa Rica

    Costa Rica

    Provides background information on Costa Rica; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

  • Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 6

    Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, ed. 6

    Provides information about the inception, emergence and current status of new and established industries and business segments that are pioneering new technologies, introducing break-through marketing strategies or implementing innovative means of serving new markets. Consists of detailed profiles newer industries, such as biometrics, risk management services, satellites, specialty tourism, and others.

  • Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

    Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

    A three-volume survey of food and its place in human culture and society, presented through 600 alphabetically sorted entries. Features multidisciplinary coverage of such topics as comfort food, ethnicity and food, medieval banquets, and nutrient composition, among many others. Includes photographs, illustrations, sidebars, recipes, menus, and timelines. For students and general readers.

  • Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 5

    Encyclopedia of Global Industries, ed. 5

    Chronicles the history, development and current status of the world's most lucrative and high profile industries. Each entry covers size and economic/social impact of the industry; its organization and structure; its history and development; major countries and companies involved (including rankings); size and nature of the work force; and research.

  • Florida

    Florida

    Provides travel information needed for parents to ensure a fun and stress-free family holiday. This guide covers Florida, featuring all the major cultural attractions and historical sights, along with family-friendly hotels and restaurants, and activities for both adults and children.

  • France

    France

    Provides background information on the history, geography, and people of France; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

  • Garden Design

    Garden Design

    Shows step-by-step techniques for tackling every aspect of garden design from planning and planting to simple construction projects.

  • Gluten-Free Eating

    Gluten-Free Eating

    Celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, and general health are all reasons people are going 'gluten-free.' This guide explains varying degrees of gluten intolerance, lists gluten-containing as well as naturally gluten-free foods, and features more than fifty recipes. Also included are tips on avoiding gluten while dining out and helping kids avoid gluten.

  • Great Britain

    Great Britain

    Covers sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and maps. Provides information that places Great Britain in geographical, historical and culture context.

  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. 2

    Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures, ed. 2

    A guide to the history and current status of numerous cultural groups outside the United States. Offer students background and current status on cultures of the countries they are most likely to study.

  • Los Angeles

    Los Angeles

    Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 niche museums to the top 10 places to eat, ethnic neighborhoods, jazz & blues joints, skyscrapers, and festivals and events. Provides insider knowledge for visitors. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.

  • Master the ASVAB, ed. 5

    Master the ASVAB, ed. 5

    This book provides information on how to successfully pass the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test. Extensive subject matter reviews, practice tests, study tips and strategies, and comprehensive information about military occupations are included.

  • Master the SSAT    & ISEE   , ed. 9

    Master the SSAT & ISEE , ed. 9

    This guide prepares students and their parents for the SSAT and the ISEE. Students have access to test taking strategies for each of the question types, four practice tests, and exam day advice.

  • Mastering the Job Interview and Winning the Money Game, ed. 5

    Mastering the Job Interview and Winning the Money Game, ed. 5

    This book will teach you to gain more power in the job interview, find out who your competitors are and how you stack up. Use the follow-up checklist to turn interviews into offers, make reference checking work in your favor, communicate effectively during salary negotiation, start out on the right foot in your new job.

  • Mathematics

    Mathematics

    Explains mathematical concepts with an historical overview of the field. Explores the uses and effects of math in daily life, and provides information on different career choices in this field. For academic readers.

  • Microsoft    Excel    2013

    Microsoft Excel 2013

    This guide will teach any novice how to perform all of the essential functions, including how to create a spreadsheet from scratch; build and edit basic formulas and functions; manage, sort, and edit data cleanly and efficiently; create and insert graphics; work with tables; and generate readable reports.

  • New England

    New England

    Provides background information on New England; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.

  • New Orleans

    New Orleans

    Provides background information on New Orleans; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.

  • New York City

    New York City

    Provides background information on New York City; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.

  • New York City

    New York City

    Provides travel information needed for parents to ensure a fun and stress-free family holiday. This guide covers New York City, featuring all the major cultural attractions and historical sights, along with family-friendly hotels and restaurants, and activities for both adults and children.

  • Petersons Graduate & Professional Programs, ed. 49: An Overview 2015

    Petersons Graduate & Professional Programs, ed. 49: An Overview 2015

    This directory contains university/college profiles that offer valuable information on graduate and professional degrees and certificates, enrollment figures, tuition, financial support, housing, faculty, research affiliations, library facilities, and contact information. It enables students to explore program listings by field and by institution. In-depth descriptions, written by administrators at featured institutions, give comple

  • Petersons Master the GED    Test 2014, ed. 28

    Petersons Master the GED Test 2014, ed. 28

    This guide offers test-prep strategies and review material for the high school equivalency diploma test, including essential information on the new computer-based GED Test questions. Included are 5 full-length practice tests with answer explanations and a Word List to help improve GED Test vocabulary. Readers will learn valuable details on the 2014 GED Test structure, scoring, and passing requirements, as well as how to prepare for

  • Petersons Master the GMAT 2015, ed. 21

    Petersons Master the GMAT 2015, ed. 21

    Provides an intensive review of every type of question on the GMAT, shares nine full-length practice tests including three on the accompanying CD, and includes guidelines for writing essays and personal statements.

  • Petersons Master the GRE    2015

    Petersons Master the GRE 2015

    This book is a guide to studying for the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) which tests both verbal and quantitative reasoning skills in preparation for post-graduate studies.

  • Petersons Master the SAT    2015

    Petersons Master the SAT 2015

    This book provides students with detailed strategies to help maximize their SAT test scores. Practice questions and full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations are also included.

  • Petersons Two-Year Colleges 2015, ed. 45

    Petersons Two-Year Colleges 2015, ed. 45

    This comprehensive guide features some 2,000 accredited two-year colleges as well as some international schools. Detailed profiles give students a complete picture of their choices and describe academic majors, standardized testing requirements, and more.

  • Readymade Job Search Letters, ed. 4: Winning Letters and E-mails to Help You Get Your Dream Job

    Readymade Job Search Letters, ed. 4: Winning Letters and E-mails to Help You Get Your Dream Job

    Provides essential tips and guidelines as well as a wide selection of letters and emails that can be adapted for individual use. Includes advice on style, presentation, the best words to use, common mistakes to avoid and writing effective email job applications.

  • Real Estate License Exams For Dummies   , ed. 2

    Real Estate License Exams For Dummies , ed. 2

    This brook prepares readers for the real estate license exams. It provides up-to-date information on contracts, deeds, appraisals, leasing, and mortgage types, as well as new real estate law for all 50 states.

  • Rome

    Rome

    Provides background information on Rome; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.

  • San Francisco

    San Francisco

    Provides background information on San Francisco; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, museums, art galleries and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.

  • Sicily

    Sicily

    Provides travel information on Sicily; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

  • Spain

    Spain

    Provides background information on Spain; describes the architecture, culture and history; explores the highlights of each region of the country and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

  • Student World Atlas, ed. 7

    Student World Atlas, ed. 7

    Maps, illustrations and text describe various aspects of countries of the world including physical features, population, standards of living, natural resources, industries, environmental issues and climate.

  • Sweden

    Sweden

    This book provides background information on Sweden and describes the architecture, culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

  • The African American Almanac, ed. 11

    The African American Almanac, ed. 11

    Provides a range of historical and current information on African American history, society and culture. Includes coverage of such topics as: Africa and the Black diaspora; film and television; landmarks; national organizations; population; religion; science and technology; and sports.

  • The College Blue Book, ed. 38

    The College Blue Book, ed. 38

    Guide to thousands of 2- and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada. Covers the expected listings and detailed descriptions, degree programs offered, scholarships, and occupational education programs.

  • The Complete Idiots Guide to Selling Your Crafts on Etsy

    The Complete Idiots Guide to Selling Your Crafts on Etsy

    This guide provides everything you need to know to make your crafts get notices, so you can make money.

  • The Complete Idiots Guide to Vegan Living, ed. 2

    The Complete Idiots Guide to Vegan Living, ed. 2

    This guide is packed with tips and helpful hints, giving you everything you need to know to make the move to veganism, at your own pace.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: A Guide to Health and Nutrition

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: A Guide to Health and Nutrition

    Covers topics such as dieting and popular diets, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and the effects of a person's dietary choices on one's health. Topics are organized around the development and history of a diet, its basic principles, any key figures that influence the trend, and any public or regulatory concerns associated with the practice. Provides information across all age groups from infants to the elderly.

  • The Humongous Book of SAT Math Problems

    The Humongous Book of SAT Math Problems

    This book provides 650 math problems intended to help prepare for the SAT test. Includes detailed answer explanations to assist in determining the best way to arrive at the correct answer.

  • The Middle East Conflict

    The Middle East Conflict

    This guide will teach readers about the ancient conflicts and tensions that still drive many of the events of today, and then help readers understand how those events still shape the region.

  • UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2

    UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, ed. 2

    Offers detailed comparative essays on major biomes and their component ecosystems. Includes entries on land biomes and water biomes and covers climate, elevation, soil, water bodies, vegetation, animal life, food web, plant and animal adaptations, endangered species, human effects on the biome and the effects of the environment on humans' culture and economy.

  • UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology

    UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology

    Entry topics include gods and goddesses; heroes and other key characters; motifs and global themes; major myths; and national or cultural mythologies. Coverage spans a diversity of cultures, including standard Greek/Roman entries as well as Native North and South American traditions, Norse mythology, Asian Pacific mythology, Judeo-Christian tradition, and Islamic and Hindu mythologies.

  • Vancouver & Victoria

    Vancouver & Victoria

    Provides background information on Vancouver and Victoria; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.

  • Vietnam War Reference Library

    Vietnam War Reference Library

    This title traces the progression of this controversial war from its beginnings in 1941 with the creation of the Vietminh guerrilla force under Ho Chi Minh, through its last days in 1975 with the fall of Saigon. It covers high ranking government officials both foreign and domestic, antiwar activists, and soldiers and provides a variety of perspectives on the country's involvement in the war with excerpts from screenplays, literature

  • Washington, DC

    Washington, DC

    Provides background information on Washington DC; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars and clubs, museums, events and festivals, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.

  • Witchcraft in America

    Witchcraft in America

    This fascinating and informative source covers the history of witchcraft in the United States from the hysteria that facilitated the witch hunts during the colonial period to modern day followers of Wicca.

  • Writing Successful College Applications: It?s More than Just the Essay

    Writing Successful College Applications: It?s More than Just the Essay

    This book offers vital tips and step-by-step expert advice to help students create outstanding essays to succeed in all aspects of their college applications, with tips and insights to guide them through the writing process. It includes sample personal statements from successful students plus information on how to write strong activity and academic paragraphs as well as the 'Why This School' paragraph-essential pieces of college app