Describes the development of one hundred world-changing inventions, including rockets, the internet, refrigerators, blue jeans, light bulbs, and antibiotics.
This guide covers the essential basics of 3D printing including materials, parts, software, modeling, basic design, and finishing.
This guide contains lifestyle and diet modifications that prevent GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) symptoms, as well as explanations about the mechanism of the condition and how and why these modifications help. It contains over 70 practical recipes, plus tips on navigating grocery stores, restaurant menus, and the holiday season.
A traveler tells the story of his safari in Kenya, the people he met, the stories he heard, and the wildlife he experienced.
Provides background information on Alaska; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides background information on the Algarve region in Portugal; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
This guide provides a natural transition from basic math to algebra, with a review of relevant concepts and operations, as well as an introduction to linear equations and functions, including graphing and inequalities. Also covered are absolute-value equations, radical equations, polynomials, factoring, quadratic equations and functions, and rational expressions, equations, and functions.
Provides a photographic reference that covers more than 390 species of birds that breed or are regularly seen in the eastern region of North America, and includes information on behavior, nesting, and habitat.
Provides a photographic reference that covers more than 390 species of birds that breed or are regularly seen in the western region of North America, and includes information on behavior, nesting, and habitat.
Covers major American conflicts from the Colonial Wars through the War on Terrorism in the context of cultural and social events and conditions on the home front. Illustrated articles cover both biographies and topics such as civil liberties, media, politics, popular culture, religion, memory and national identity, civic celebrations, monumental art, literature, the roles of women and minorities, veterans, science and technology, humor, and music. General audiences.
Examines the natural history of these creatures from frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders to the rare caecilians.
Covers the history of Imperial China from its earliest beginnings to the days of the last emperor.
Introduces young readers to some of the most fascinating ancient civilizations in the world's history and the legacies they left behind, from the intriguing world of pharaohs in Ancient Egypt, to the arts of Greece and Rome, to the amazing culture of the Mayans.
Presents a comprehensive look at all groups of the animal kingdom, examining such aspects of their behavior as hunting and feeding, defense, sex and reproduction, birth and development, communication, and intelligence.
Explains biodiversity, discusses the role animals play in ecosystems, describes the threats affecting the lives of animals, and profiles various animals, including jaguars, black rhinoceros, and bluefin tuna.
Features close-up images of animals from insects to reptiles to mammals to birds, revealing the colors, textures, and structures of each animal.
Examines a specific area of the human body, such as our eyes, our nose, our skin, and explains what it's for, and then compares it with the body parts of other animals.
Shows and describes wildlife found in the polar regions, looks at Inuit clothing and artifacts, and depicts the equipment used by polar explorers.
Examines the design, construction, and uses of hand weapons and armor from a Stone Age axe to the revolvers and rifles of the Wild West.
This guide tells the story of every major art style, movement by movement, from ancient and medieval times to modern day, giving art lovers a visual timeline showing key paintings that sparked each transition and explaining major events that shaped their evolution.
Examines a variety of famous artists, from ballerinas, puppeteers, painters, poets, and sculptors, with accompanying illustrations and photographs to supplement the content.
Profiling milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion from a specific period, each volume in this set helps students and researchers understand the various disciplines of the humanities in relation to each other, as well as to history and culture. An overview of the period and a chronology of major world events begin each volume.
Provides lists and quips, stats and quotes, to keep readers of all ages asking questions for hours.
Presents in question-and-answer format information and trivia about insects, including if all bees make honey, why spiders don't stick to their webs, and the best insect disguises.
Presents, in question-and-answer format, information and trivia about dinosaurs, including which dinosaurs were the deadliest, how well dinosaurs could swim, and if they can be brought back to life.
Describes the various steps necessary for an astronaut to prepare for a flight into space and follows astronaut Linda Gardner as she trains for her space shuttle mission.
Features the discoveries and research that have transformed our understanding of the planets and stars of the universe.
Provides travel information on Athens, Greece; describes the architecture, the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides facts about Egyptian pharaohs, Japanese dynasties, Peruvian people, and other ancient civilizations.
This guide teaches readers how to troubleshoot and diagnose common auto problems and make simple repairs that are universal to most car makes and models.
This cookbook is for those who seek tasty dishes that adhere to the auto-immune protocol. Featuring 120 recipes, the dishes avoid problem ingredients that can increase inflammation.
Provides travel information on the nine islands of the Azores located in Portugal; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.
Covers the mysterious world of these ancient people, including their beliefs, rituals, and civilizations.
This vacation guide describes twenty-four driving tours along the back roads of Italy, ranging from one to five days. It uses in-depth local knowledge to create driving tours full of original ideas for activities, off-the-beaten-track stops, and authentic places to eat and stay.
Provides background information on Bali and Lombok; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Lucy follows her dream to train to be a professional ballerina, and is selected as one of a handful of students into the Ballet Academy. Follow her journey as she gets through the tough training with the support of teachers and fellow students, and performs alongside her idol in The Nutcracker before facing her final challenge of getting into Ballet High School.
Presents the life of Barack Obama, including his childhood in the United States and abroad, careers as a community organizer and lawyer, and his election as the forty-fourth president in 2009.
A pocket guidebook to Barcelona. Covers all the key sights, hotels, restaurants, shops and bars; includes color maps.
Introduces the high adventure of medieval England through the letters of a knight's squire who participates in an exciting tournament before witnessing the preparations and battle engagements of a castle under siege.
This book introduces computer programming by teaching the basics with an open-source environment known as Python. Readers are taught how Python works and how it relates to other programming languages. Simple coding projects are also provided.
Provides background information on Beijing and Shanghai; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
A pocket guidebook to Berlin. Covers key sights, hotels, restaurants, shops and bars; includes color maps.
From personal questions about thoughts and dreams to the wider questions of life and the universe, this book asks the big questions that really make you think about yourself and your place in the world.
From dump trucks to stunt-defying monster trucks, this book introduces young children to the world of trucks.
This book teaches readers of all cycling levels how to maintain, repair, and upgrade their own bikes for years of top performance and enjoyment.
Covers the world of birds, examining such topics as body construction, feathers and flight, the adaptation of beaks and feet, feeding habits, courtship, nests and eggs, and bird watching.
Provides travel information on Boston; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides background information on Brazil; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides travel information to major Belgium cities and its capital; includes district maps, floor plans of historical sites, and suggestions for accommodations, restaurants, and entertainment.
Provides travel information to major Belgium cities and its capital; includes district maps, floor plans of historical sites, and suggestions for accommodations, restaurants, and entertainment.
Provides background information on Budapest; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Includes numerous top 10 lists - from the top 10 Hungarian dishes to the top 10 festivals, bars, cafés, and shops. Provides insider knowledge for visitors. Also includes a list of the top 10 things to avoid.
Provides an introduction to Buddhism, discussing the history, beliefs, key figures, and practices of the religion.
Provides background information on Buenos Aires, Argentina; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.
Describes a variety of insects and their behavior, discussing metamorphosis, camouflage, defenses, and their benefits to people.
This book tells the story about a leaf bug who introduces other bugs that also have great camouflaging ability.
Covers the components and construction materials of a building, and discusses staircases, fireplaces, doors, windows, and ornament.
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.
Explores the behavior and life cycles of butterflies and moths, examining mating rituals, camouflage, habitat, and growth from pupa to larva to adult.
This math book leads the reader step-by-step through each concept, operation, and solution, explaining the how and why of calculus in plain English instead of math-speak. By breaking down concepts like differentiation and integration into digestible concepts, this guide helps build a stronger foundation with a solid understanding of the big ideas at work.
Provides background information on Cambodia and Laos; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides background information on the Canary Islands; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides travel information on Cancun and the Yucatan; describes the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
This book teaches readers how to can and preserve food using various methods, such as freezing, water-bath canning, pressure cooking, root-cellaring, and more.
Traces the history of the automobile, from technological developments and manufacturers to the changing cultural backdrop of various models, and features photographs of the most noted cars of each decade.
Covers everything from the foundational tenets and creeds, the visible signs of Catholicism, and an explanation of specific prayers. An exploration of the Mass, holy days, key people and places, art, literature, and more are also covered.
This book provides an easy-to-understand, yet insightful and scientific, look into how making modest dietary and lifestyle changes can help you look and feel younger, even as you age, explaining the science behind the claims as well as practical tools and suggestions. The author demonstrates the impact we can have on our own health and the rate at which we age through diet, exercise, and other lifestyle factors.
Covers important art movements from the Renaissance to Rococo as well as the great artists from these eras.
Provides facts, maps, satellite images, and local stories, taking the reader on the ultimate round the world journey from Bolivia's bustling markets to carnival time in Venice.
Provides background information on Chile and Easter Island; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Covers the faith of Christianity from its origins to its role in the 21st century.
Explores the time in which Columbus lived, his voyages and discovery of the New World, and the Spanish settlements that resulted from them.
Introduces the world's most fascinating, fast-paced cities and how they grow and function, including suburbs, shanty towns, and high-rise business districts.
Describes the life and accomplishments of Clara Barton, a teacher who organized efforts to bring nursing care to wounded soldiers during the Civil War and who went on to become the founder of the American Red Cross.
Join in the adventures of Seth and Abrinet as they travel back in time to ancient Rome when gladiators entertained the crowd.
Examines the impact of global warming on the planet, and what can be done to combat climate change.
This text helps readers learn how to recognize negative thought patterns or obsessive behaviors, and then teaches how to employ various simple, yet effective techniques such as meditation, visualization, relaxation, and mindfulness to overcome them.
From Alexander the Great's conquest of the known world to the generals leading today's campaigns in Afghanistan, this handbook casts new light on the leaders who are forging history on the battlefield.
Presents an illustrated look at computers, describing how they were invented, how they work, the different types, how they are used in everyday life, and how they affect the future.
From the defining boundaries of the Balkan states to the icy terrain of Antarctica, this atlas shares more than 400 maps created with the latest digital mapping techniques to bring you Earth in more detail than ever before.
Young readers will discover instructions for mastering basic techniques - boiling pasta, making pizza, cooking an egg, or baking bread - each leading to a host of over 100 delicious recipes.
This book teaches readers basic cooking skills required to be successful in the kitchen.
Provides one thousand recipes arranged by season, from spring to late winter, including curried vegetable pies, roasted tomato soup, sea bass in salt crust, yellow squash gratin, and steamed mussels with saffron-cream sauce.
Laid out in a cookbook-style format, this guide offers step-by-step instructions for creating activities to help engage teens and 'tweens with library programs.
Offers over 140 gluten-free recipes for incorporating quinoa into breakfasts, lunches, snacks, dinners, and desserts, and explains the health benefits and disease-fighting power of this superfood.
Provides travel information on the island of Corsica; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
Introduces basic knitting, sewing, and embroidery techniques and presents step-by-step instructions for a variety of projects, including pocket pals, mobile owls, and doodlephants.
Helps readers master the basics of crafting compelling fiction and nonfiction stories. Various genres, including novels, short stories, plays and screenplays, poetry, book-length and article-length narrative nonfiction, memoirs, and more are covered. Content includes the fundamental elements, such as plot, character, point-of-view, setting, dialogue, style, and theme.
Provides background information on the Greek island of Crete; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.
Examines crystals and gems in various shapes, sizes and colors. Also explores how crystals are used in everything from industrial tools and electronics to items in the household.
This guide covers the Czech and Slovak Republics, region-by-region, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, and practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus or car.
Depicts how dinosaurs lived and died, covering such topics as habitats, size, hunting techniques, self-defense, courtship, and family life.
Explores the world of mammals--their habitats, behavior, anatomy, intelligence, and more.
Depicts the powerful natural forces that shape the Earth including glaciers, volcanos, earthquakes and tsunamis.
Explores a wide range of weather topics, including climate and seasons, wind and gales, lightning and thunderstorms, hurricanes and tornadoes, solar wonders, and weather forecasting.
Provides a guide to the skeleton, organs and senses. Explains the processes of the human body in detail.
Retells the best-loved stories from both the Old and the New Testaments, meant to capture the imaginations of young readers or listeners via illustrations, paintings, photographs, maps, and historical objects.
Explores the life and times of the great painter, scientist, philosopher, and engineer Leonardo da Vinci.
Explores the world of dance from ballet and modern dance to various styles of dance performed all over the world.
A collection of facts and statistics about dangerous and/or nasty things in nature, on the Earth, in space, the human body, science, places, sports, culture, and the past.
Examines facts about dinosaurs including why some plant-eating dinosaurs grew so large, how dinosaurs used teeth, claws, spikes, and tail clubs in their fight for survival, and why the dinosaurs died out and what happened afterwards.
It's after hours at the museum, but something is stirring. A roar echoes through the corridors - the dinosaurs are alive! Meet a colorful cast of dinosaurs large and small and see what they get up to when no one is watching.
Examines the forces that form deserts and discusses the animals and people that inhabit them.
Provides travel information on Devon and Cornwall; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
This introductory guide to digital photography explains the essential technical basics of every camera and lens. Illustrated step-by-step instructions teach you how to take pictures like the professionals.
Provides a one-on-one guide to every aspect of digital photography to learn how to improve your skills, develop your eye and take control of your camera.
Explores the world of dinosaurs from the ferocious Velociraptor to the gentle giant Barosaurus.
Describes the achievements of the scientists who have discovered and interpreted the fossils of the dinosaurs.
Covers the day a gentle Triceratops has when he forgets to stay with the herd and has to use his sharp horns to fight a Tyrannosaurus.
Features brightly colored pictures and simple text to introduce toddlers to different kinds of dinosaurs.
Presents an illustrated look at dinosaurs, as well as prehistoric life forms that preceded them, life forms that arose after their demise, and the fossils that allow us to know about them.
Find out where dinosaurs lived, and explore their habitats. Take a too-close-for-comfort look at bone-crushing jaws and muscle-ripping claws. Includes notes about how we mammals evolved from dinosaurs. Tells the reader about new evidence that dinosaurs were warm blooded and evolved to have feathers.
This guide teaches readers the essentials of disaster preparedness — producing and conserving drinkable water, generating emergency power, creating and maintaining emergency food supplies, and more.
Provides clear and easy-to-follow basic training tips Covers housetraining and learning the foundations of good behavior: come, sit, down, stay, leave it, walking on a leash, and more.
This guide demonstrates a variety of popular dog tricks with detailed, step-by-step instructions and full-color photographs, with helpful information on using positive training, rewards, cues, and body language to facilitate training.
Covers the evolutionary history of the entire dog family, their domestication, anatomy, behavior, and breeds, highlighting the many ways in which they have helped people throughout history.
Provides background information on the Dominican Republic; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.
This book provides a step-by-step, project-based approach to learning the fundamentals of drawing and uses color to show the progression of strokes and techniques for completing 50 fun drawing projects from scratch.
This book provides step-by-step directions on everything you need to know to create your own incredible-looking Manga characters.
Provides background information on Dubrovnik and the Dalmatian Coast region; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.
Includes recipes for one pot meals, side orders, breads and desserts that can be prepared in a Dutch oven in the outdoors.
Describes the anatomy, hunting techniques, mating, nesting, and eating habits of birds of prey, as well as their techniques for stalking, catching and killing their quarry.
Covers how the world's first people lived from cave dwellings to the tools of the Iron Age.
Provides fun facts about the planet Earth. Examines the earth's position in the solar system and how its surface is constantly being re-shaped by the elements.
Features a celebration of the planet, a warning to protect it, and sourcebook full of ideas for making a positive change.
Provides background information on the history, geography, and people of Eastern and Central Europe; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides information about ecology in general, specific ecosystems, and our changing understanding of life around us.
A beginner's guide to economics, this book covers both microeconomics and macroeconomics. It explores topics including market efficiency; government regulation and intervention; unemployment and inflation; fiscal and monetary policy; social safety net; and more.
Provides a comprehensive examination of the complex ways in which economies succeed or fail, covering the role and value of currency, the reasons that recessions happen, and why some countries are poor while others are rich.
This Encyclopedia considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education.
Provides an introduction to various animal species that are threatened with extinction, including polar bears, sea turtles, river dolphins, jaguars, gibbons, and others; and discusses ways to help them survive.
Explains how energy sources like electricity, heat, power, sun, lightening, fire, and combustion, shape our landscape and climate.
Provides travel information on England’s Lake District; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
This book provides easy-to-follow lessons on the most important concepts and issues in environmental science, encompassing ecology, physics, chemistry, biology, geology, atmospheric science, and geography.
Discusses what an epidemic is, how it evolves, various causes and carriers, and efforts to prevent epidemics.
Featuring a series of thematic world maps showing the world today, followed by an atlas of the world's regions, readers will explore Earth through seven politically colored overview maps, an index featuring twenty thousand of the world's most important places, informative data profiles of each country, and a glossary of geographical terms.
Provides information on Everest and mountains around the world. Includes sections on mountain climbing gear, the Winter Olympics, and alpine conservation.
Explore our planet, and its wildlife, from the largest to the smallest animals on earth. Experience the most extreme weather, visit the deepest oceans, and witness the power of volcanoes and other spectacular displays of nature.
Covers animals, plants, bones, and fossils to reveal the ideas and discoveries that have changed our understanding of the natural world and how life began.
Charts the journeys of intrepid travelers, from Marco Polo to Neil Armstrong, looking at the challenges they faced and the discoveries they made.
Provides background information on Vienna. Recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
Describes how to create a family-friendly home garden, including how to create a play area, select plants, and protect the garden from pets.
Teaches young gardeners how to growing plants and includes projects to enjoy with easy-to-follow ideas.
This book allows you to effectively use targeted exercises while not putting too much strain on your joints. It is designed to supplement an established exercise program, focusing on those muscles that usually get left out of the action during your daily activities.
Covers flags from countries all over the world, including special flags such as signal flags for ships and boats, flags for special festivals and sports, political flags and coats of arms.
Traces the history and development of aircraft from hot-air balloons to jetliners, and includes information on the principles of flight and the inner workings of various flying machines.
Provides travel information on Florence and Tuscany; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
Provides travel information needed for parents to ensure a fun and stress-free family holiday. This guide covers Rome, Italy featuring all the major cultural attractions and historical sights, along with family-friendly hotels and restaurants, and activities for both adults and children.
Covers many topics involving food including healthy eating, food and culture, food allergies, and cooking, among others.
Explores the groundbreaking methods scientists use to solve crimes--from fingerprinting to DNA sampling.
Introduces characteristics of different kinds of forests found around the world, the plants and animals that populate them, and how they are endangered.
Introduces fossilized shells, bones, skulls, teeth, and plants to young readers and explains what they tell us about earlier eras.
Features a biography of the civil rights leader, covering his childhood, leadership, powerful speeches, assassination, and greatest influences.
Provides original images celebrating the colorful diversity, distinctive behavior, and unique lifecycle of amphibians, including frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts.
Introduces a variety of frogs and toads and describes their distinguishing characteristics.
This guide gets you up and running on everything you can expect on test day, from overviews of the test sections to invaluable reviews and test-taking strategies for all the subjects covered—and everything in between.
Join in the adventures of five school children as they embark on a life or death mission to the distant star system of Alpha Centauri to find a new home.
Presents an illustrated look at geography, including Earth's place in the solar system, rocks and minerals, climates and weather, varied ecosystems, and the human world.
This encyclopedia covers LGBTQ topics in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East, as well as North America, and takes an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, using film, literature, human rights, politics, landmark legislation, activism, the arts, language, sports, and historical events as points of entry into the content.
This guide shows you how to find and select the right ingredients and prepare healthy dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. You'll find out what you can and can't use in gluten-free cooking, learn to spot the hidden gluten in foods, discover surprising ways to save money when you go shopping, and even manage your weight.
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.
This book presents readers with an introduction to the sport of golf, including tips on golf rules, terminology, etiquette and equipment. Practice drills and step-by-step photos of various golf swings are also provided.
Covers details about the behavior, family life, and intelligence of gorillas and other primates.
This guide helps you learn, or relearn, the essentials, and makes learning and using proper grammar simple.
Provides background information on the island of Gran Canaria; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.
A travel guidebook to Greece, including Athens and the Mainland. Recommends accommodations, restaurants and attractions for various budgets.
This guide enables one to quickly become a master of grilling the perfect burger, steak, or chop. Not just for meat, this book includes recipes for seafood, vegetables, fruits, pizzas, breads, sauces, rubs, and more. Additional coverage includes essential grilling techniques; tools and accessories; smoking and curing processes; and other expert tips for both gas and charcoal grills.
A completely revised and updated version of the original work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community.
Contains more than 70 projects, from candle making and crocheting to paper-crafts and baking. Each project is explained using simple step-by-step images along with photographs of the finished item and variations on how to make each piece unique.
Provides an illustrated exploration of the life of Harriet Tubman covering her childhood, experiences as a slave, escape to freedom, work on the Underground Railroad, antislavery activism, and other topics.
This book traces Helen Keller's early days as a disabled child through her triumphant academic achievements.
This guide for parents who want to assist their children with schoolwork presents the ins and outs of English in a clear, visual, and accessible style, covering everything from the basic concepts of grammar, punctuation, spelling, and communication skills to some of the more challenging ideas that face students today.
This guide contains instructions for more than 80 HIIT exercises, structured routines, and intense programs that can be done in a variety of settings.
This book presents the world through a detailed timeline, letting children follow the influences, patterns, and connections between historical events. Produced in association with the Smithsonian, it begins with prehistory and runs up to the Arab Spring, highlighting major historical eras in between such as the Renaissance and the French Revolution. Also included is a "child of the time" feature, telling the experience of children at various historical periods.
This book spans 500 years of cooking in what is now the United States, supplying recipes and covering the "how" and "why" of eating.
This book will help anyone who wants to find a source of safe, high quality meat and prepare it themselves—from carcass to freezer.
This book teaches readers the fundamentals of homebrewing--from home brewery setup and equipment sanitization, to the proper techniques for nearly any style of beer, to bottling and aging brews.
Provides recipes for homemade baby and toddler foods, along with photos, nutrition and development information, meal plans for five different stages, advice for encouraging picky eaters to try new things, and information on baby-led weaning, food allergies, and other high-interest topics.
Includes delicious recipes for all-natural, preservative-free snacks and pantry staples.
Features all kinds of facts about horses, including why horses flatten back their ears, how a blacksmith shoes a horse, how horses have been used in wartime, and more.
Meet horses from myths and legends, learn how to groom a horse, and get a recipe to bake sweet pony cupcakes.
This book includes recipes and emphasizes the importance of preparation, safety, and kitchen hygiene.
Covers the human body, including its inner workings, how it protects and repairs itself, the skeleton, senses and systems that enable us to live and function.
Presents information on numerous diseases and conditions. Articles include a definition of the disease or condition, an explanation of how it works in the body, information on causes, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment or cure, and lifestyles.
Explores various types of extreme weather including tornadoes, hurricanes, snowstorms, and hailstorms, among others.
Examines the giants of American food, cooking, and cuisine through 24 biographical profiles of contemporary figures, covering all regions, cooking styles, and ethnic origins.
Join in on the adventures of a modern volcanologist and her son as they warn a reluctant mayor to cancel a festival and evacuate villagers in time; story is complemented by diary entries, recipes, and poems.
Features the busy world of insects. Discover their structure, history, and fascinating variety.
This book offers everything you need to know about basic financial accounting to manage your dollars and cents and keep your accounts in order. Ideal for small businesses, as well as any large company bookkeeper.
Explores such inventions as the wheel, gears, levers, clocks, telephones, and rocket engines.
Provides travel information on Istanbul; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.
From animals and the human body to buildings and outer space, this highly visual book features interesting, little-known facts about the world.
Provides travel information on very best of Italy's Lake District; describes the culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Discusses the historical origins, teachings, practices, persecution, spread, and challenges of Judaism and explores the history, faith, and traditions of Jews.
This book introduces the religion of Judaism, and provides information on Jewish home life and religious practices, the celebration of Jewish Holy Days, and the similarities between Judaism and Christianity.
Examines the plants, animals, and insects found in the world's tropical rain forests.
Accompanied by panels, timelines, and thematic spreads, this highly visual book traces the history of medicine. Diaries, notebooks, and other first-person accounts tell these stories from the perspective of people who witnessed medical history firsthand.
Explores what life was like for knights in medieval times. Covers topics such as battles, hunting, weaponry, armor, jousting, and castles.
This guide provides a series of lessons designed to help you pick up the basics of knitting quickly.
Covers more than 300 swords, knives, and daggers from over 3,000 years of history. Places the weapons in their historical context as well as providing in-depth analysis of the most historically significant bladed weapons.
Created in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, the multidisciplinary Knowledge Encyclopedia covers a wide range of topics, including space and earth sciences, the human body, technology, and history.
Provides travel information on Krakow; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
This collection offers analysis of primary source documents drawn from the ongoing movement to achieve recognition and equality for members of the LGBTQ+ community. Organized by historical groupings, each document is supported by a critical essay, written by historians and teachers, that includes: Summary Overview; Defining Moment; Author Biography; Document Analysis; and Essential Themes. Glossary, Chronology, Further Readings, and Web Resources are also included.
Depicts the growth and development of a lamb from its first hours of life to twelve weeks old.
Provides travel information on Lisbon; describes the architecture, culture and history, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
This book follows the adventures of a young dolphin as it learns from its mother and then joins the other dolphins as they play.
Provides travel information on the Loire Valley; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
This guide is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book for anyone looking to profit from both residential and commercial rental properties.
This guide provides step-by-step instructions and over 250 recipes to show how making your own beauty products can be fun.
Provides background information on the history, geography, and people of Malaysia and Singapore; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides travel information on Mallorca; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
Provides background information on Malta and Gozo; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.
Examines the world of mammals, depicting their development, feeding habits, courtship rituals, protective behavior, and physical adaptation to their various ways of life.
This book offers a simple, step-by-step guide in which to learn key management skills, right down to the minor details. It turns topics that are often overwhelming and hard to grasp into something easy, goal focused, skill building and ultimately rewarding.
Covers many topics including Mars of the ancients, Mariner 9, the Martian atmosphere, life on mars, and future exploration, among others.
This guide explains the benefits, rules, and processes of Medicare. It also discusses the history of the program, coverage of the prescription drug program, Part D, closing coverage gaps, and the future of Medicare.
Presents an illustrated look at various aspects of life in medieval Europe, covering everyday life, religion, and royalty.
This book introduces meditation, providing information about the fundamentals of meditation, the different types of meditation,the physical and mental benefits of meditation, and helpful tips for making meditation a part of daily life.
Featuring over 100 recipes, this book combines the benefits of the Paleo Diet with the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet.
This book introduces children to the construction vehicles and processes that are used to construct a new school building.
Comprehensive coverage of more than 2,300 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada -- from Adventists to Zen Buddhists. Information is presented in two distinct sections, essays and directory listings describing the historical development of religious families and providing factual information about each group within those families. Includes, when available, rubrics for membership figures, educational facilities and periodicals.
Provides travel information on Miami & the Keys; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
Provides travel information on Milan and the Lakes; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
Provides background information on Milan and The Lakes; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
This guide helps readers understand and use the practice of mindfulness to ease psychological and physical issues (including anxiety, depression, compulsive behaviors, addiction, and trauma); repair and improve relationships with others; connect with children; and find meaning in life.
This cookbook is full of fun activities such as experiencing food with all five senses, designing dishes, and performing kitchen experiments, plus an introduction to measurements associated with cooking, perfect for children who want to join their parents in the kitchen.
Provides background information on Morocco; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides travel information on Munich; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
Produced in association with the Smithsonian and including images from The National Music Museum in South Dakota, this book guides readers through the progression of music since its prehistoric beginnings, and covers music from all around the world.
Presents pictures and questions to encourage children to think and talk about animals around the world.
Surveys the treatment of gods, goddesses, the heavens, creation, death, and evil as expressed in various mythologies around the world.
Provides travel information on Naples and The Amalfi Coast; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides background information on New England; recommends the 10 best restaurants, nightlife, entertainment, hotels, and local attractions.
Covers the customs and traditions of many North American Indians including those of the Great Plains, Southwest, Great Lakes region, and the far North.
With this guide, you’ll learn how to calculate your last name’s number, and interpret its meaning.
Explores the lives and habitats of sea creatures on the ocean floor from dolphins and sharks to jellyfish.
Describes the history of the oil industry, the ways in which oil is refined and processed, the uses of oil and oil products, the influence that the need for oil has on the world's current political situation, and the impact of oil byproducts on the environment.
Featuring photographs that illustrate and educate, this visual encyclopedia is packed with images that bring more than one million things to light.
This book discusses the fundamental basics of nutrition, and provides information on how nutrients react in the body, the link between nutrition and mental health, and the best way to obtain maximum nutritional benefits from food.
This guide provides steps and ideas to follow in every aspect of your life and even in every room of your house. It will help you organize your work life and your home life, as well as realizing short-term and long-term goals.
This guide helps readers pinpoint which type of panic disorder is affecting them and how to alleviate the symptoms and get to the cause of it.
This guide is written primarily for people with type 2 diabetes, but also includes coverage of type 1. Topics include: symptoms, monitoring, medications, treatment, support, and exercise. It emphasizes the importance of taking on a positive approach to a type 2 diabetes, and includes advice on meal planning, various diets, and goals for diabetes control and weight management.
This guide showcases the trusty, time-saving slow cooker and over 85 fantastic recipes to make eating Paleo less work, and more delicious. From hearty breakfasts to filling stews and soups; from satisfying main courses to delectable (and healthy) desserts; readers will learn how to eat Paleo the right way without spending all of their spare time in the kitchen.
This guide offers advice on the foundations of effective communication, tips on understanding and maximizing nonverbal communication, ways to handle conflict and difficult conversations, pointers on being more influential and persuasive, and a primer for public speaking to small or large groups.
Covers everything an individual needs to know regarding their money. Topics include budgeting, banking, interest rates and mortgages, credit and debt, insurance, estate planning, college financing and student loans and much more.
This book describes the activities of children who visit a petting zoo, introducing words such as donkey, pony, pig, chick, lamb, frog, rabbit, and guinea pig.
A travel guidebook to Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Recommends accommodations, restaurants and attractions for various budgets.
Takes you on a journey through all the major philosophers and schools from pre-Socratics to Post-Modernism, showing the relevance of philosophical ideas to everyday life. Learn about Renaissance Humanism, Idealism, Existentialism and much more, with religious philosophies included.
Explores the world of photography from the birth of photography to the age of digital cameras.
This guide explores the fundamentals of physics--Newton's laws, the basics of thermodynamics, mass, energy and work, inertia, velocity and acceleration, displacement, and more.
This guide will help the reader improve flexibility, posture, and strength through Pilates exercises.
Come and join Captain Blackbeard and his pirate crew for an action-packed adventure on the high seas.
Covers the bloodthirsty activities of pirates, from the barbarous corsairs of the Mediterranean to the cutthroat buccaneers of the Spanish Main.
Covers the pirate world of the past, featuring high-sea rogues, their vessels, hideouts, cunning adventures, and gnarly ends by combining facts and classic fiction.
Provides information about the complexities of the plant kingdom, covering non-flowering as well as flowering plants and revealing their structures, natural history, and importance in human life.
This guide has been created to help even the most stubborn carnivores adapt to and even learn to find joy in a plant-based diet. Besides providing useful tips, delicious recipes, and meal ideas, this resource discusses all you have to gain from adopting healthier eating habits, including a decreased risk for cancer, a lower risk of heart disease and stroke, a lower cholesterol count and blood pressure, and a lower risk, and prevention, of diabetes.
This book is a fictional story about a little girl who receives a new puppy from her parents.
This guide provides clear and simple instructions, hundreds of helpful photos, and dozens of practice songs and exercises to quickly and easily learn the fundamentals of playing guitar.
Presents information about the range of plants and animals found in fresh water throughout the year, examining the living conditions and survival mechanisms of creatures dwelling at the edge of the water.
Provides background information on Prague, Czech Republic. Recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
Presents an illustrated look at the predatory behavior of various animal species, discussing such topics as how animals stalk their prey, the lures and traps they use, and where predators fit in various food chains.
This guide offers soon-to-be moms and dads detailed, friendly information on preparing and planning for pregnancy. You'll find guidance on the basics, as well as special considerations like age, multiple births, complications, illness, labor and delivery, postpartum care, and everything in between.
This guide can help any father-to-be get through the uncertainty and life-changing experiences. Dads-to-be will understand what their partners are going through and what they should (and should not) do to help.
Explores the origins of life on earth--why it began in the sea and not on land, how dinosaurs ruled for millions of years, and how mammals and humans took over.
Features the biography of the English princess who died tragically yet remains a pop culture icon.
This guide explains in easy-to-understand language how the power of time-proven project management methods can help your projects come in on time, on budget, and on target.
Provides background information on the history, geography, and people of Provence and the Côte d'Azur; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
This guide breaks down all of the complexity of the human mind. Key concepts are explained in plain and simple language, and are supplemented with insightful infographics that help explain each concept in a visual format. Readers will learn everything from the physiology of the brain to the most popular theories of modern psychology to the most famous pioneers in the field (such as Freud and Jung).
Provides background information on Puerto Rico; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.
This guide features tips on choosing a puppy, preparing for the new family member's arrival, nutrition, sleep, housetraining, medical care, and socialization.
Looks at the secrets of the monumental structures of the ancient world, from the tombs of Egypt to the pyramids of Central America.
This book explores the complex topic of quantum physics, while making it easier to understand for science enthusiasts and students alike.
Covering both machine and hand quilting, this guide includes step-by-step photos and sample projects.
This book is a fictional account of an adventurous young explorer's trip through the Amazon along the Rio Blanco river where she goes jaguar tracking, joins tribal villagers for a feast after hunting, and discovers an ancient site.
In this beginners guide, readers will learn how Raspberry Pi works, how to program it, how to connect it to existing devices, and how to put together some basic first projects. Readers will also learn how to download and use the right software for the job, how to program using Scratch, and how to come up with their own project ideas.
DK's Reference World Atlas provides a detailed reference map set of the world's regions. This edition also features computer-generated terrain-modeled maps and landscapes, as well as recent border, place name, and flag changes.
This guide uses step-by-step photos to teach reflexology techniques for the hands, feet, and ears. Readers will learn how to treat specific ailments such as headaches, back pain, asthma, and more. Coverage also includes how to read a reflexology chart and how to perform the techniques on children.
Covers the many different kinds of reptiles, their similarities and differences, habitats, and behavior.
Explores the lives and habitats of various kinds of reptiles including crocodiles, snakes and lizards.
Describes how rescue teams use vehicles, equipment, and animals to bring people to safety after natural disasters and accidents in space and at sea, and how relief organizations help supply needed clothing, food, and medical care.
Describes how rivers flow to the sea and the characteristics of rivers and lakes, including the animal life found within and near them.
Covers robots from the earliest single-task machines to the advanced intelligence of robots with feelings, and learn all that robots can do.
Presents the life and accomplishments of the fortieth president of the United States, from his early movie career, to his time as governor of California, to his two terms as president.
Learn how recipes are very much like mathematical formulas and that having a strong math background will help you improve your culinary skills.
Provides insight into Douglas Foo's leadership motivation, drive and his passion to grow Apex-Pal. Includes key features of the organizational structure of Apex-Pal which show alignment between strategy and structure. Reveals critical components of HR practices that support the company's growth strategy.
Provides background information on San Diego; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, museums, art galleries and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.
Provides travel information on Sardinia; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.
Introduces the key aspects of science, covering all the crucial topics from atoms and evolution to explosive chemical reactions.
This book takes a question/answer-based approach to teach readers a wide variety of topics in Earth Science, Life Science, Chemistry, Physics, and Cosmology.
Features the animal inhabitants of the seashore, including fish, crustaceans, snails, and shorebirds.
Discusses the Egyptian preservation of dead bodies, stories associated with mummies, and mummies from different cultures, including Incan and Sicilian.
This guide includes steps and techniques for those who wants to relieve stress, anxiety, self-doubt, addictions, and bad behavior through self-hypnosis. An exploration of past-life regression and sample hypnosis scripts are also included.
Provides background information on Seoul; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.
Provides travel information on Seoul, Korea; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.
Provides background information on the city of Seville, Spain, and the region in which it resides, Andalusia; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Presents the life and work of the English playwright William Shakespeare and provides information about the theater of sixteenth-century London.
This book features imagined conversations between sharks that live on a reef, revealing characteristics of a variety of sharks as well as what they really think about divers.
Examines the different types of shells, including seashells, eggshells, and fossil shells, focusing on such aspects as how shells camouflage themselves and how they may be collected.
Explores shipwrecks throughout history and the artifacts and treasure that they have left undersea.
Provides background information on Sicily, Italy. Recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
Provides travel information on Sicily; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides background information on Singapore; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.
This book provides guidance on improving one's singing voice. Readers will learn how to find their ideal singing range, how best to practice, how to improve basic technique, how to stand and breathe properly, how to sing in different musical styles, and how to move beyond singing in the shower to singing in public. Both solo and ensemble singing are covered, as is the concept of sight singing.
Covers the evolution, structure and function of the human and animal skeletal systems.
This cookbook emphasizes the ease-of-use of the slow cooker while focusing on fresh ingredients and robust flavor. Readers will benefit from over 120 recipes that include everything from breakfasts and breads to main course and desserts.
Examines all aspects of the game of soccer, including its history, rules, techniques, tactics, equipment, playing fields, and competitive play.
This guide covers the history of Social Security, the traditional age requirement, disability and survivor benefits, and the future of the program.
Describes the lives of soldiers from the Middle Ages to the present and discusses their training, tactics, vehicles, and weapons.
Explores outer space and investigates the wonders of the universe from Saturn's rings to life in space stations.
Describes rockets, exploratory vehicles, and other technological aspects of space exploration, satellites, space stations, and the life and work of astronauts.
This book is a fictional account of five astronauts and their pet rabbit who embark upon a long-term space mission to explore the planets of the solar system in the spacecraft Ramesses.
Provides travel information on St. Petersburg; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Provides travel information on St. Petersburg, Russia; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
This book shows readers the basics of starting and running a restaurant, from honing in on a concept to gathering start-up capital to building a solid business plan. Readers will also learn how to choose a great restaurant location, select an appealing design, compose a fantastic menu, and hire reliable managers and staff.
This book provides step-by-step techniques on how to prepare icings and coverings, use specialist equipment, and build, pipe, emboss, model, and airbrush superstar cakes.
Provides travel information on Stockholm; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
This guide demonstrates how to arrange, prepare, and successfully grow a straw bale garden. Professional advice on what to grow and how to maximize yield is also included.
This book is perfect for women of any age and level of fitness looking to tone up and stay strong.
This book is an essential reference guide for anyone with back pain who wants to take an active role in their healthcare.
This guide helps people of all ages and ranges of health perform safe and healthy stretching exercises.
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.
This guide features everything needed to select, pair, pot, and care for succulent plants.
This guide provides information on strategic planning for divorce; reliable ways to protect yourself financially; step-by-step advice on working out a settlement agreement; pitfalls to watch out for throughout separation and divorce; and advice for defusing hostile situations.
Provides background information on Sydney, Australia. Recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, nightlife, neighborhoods, hotels, and local attractions.
This guide is a ready-made course manual for TEFL teachers. With fully fleshed-out lessons, activities, tools, games, and resources, this book contains what is essentially an instant TEFL course. The book includes access to online materials you can print for use in class, and the lessons can be used with or without the aid of technology in the classroom. It provides advice on teaching all age levels and class sizes, including ideas for taking the lessons out into the world.
Provides background information on Tallinn, Estonia; recommends the 10 best restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment, and outdoor activities, along with information on trip planning, nightlife, and shopping.
Marine biologists Dom and Jake explore the deepest ocean trenches in the world, where they encounter unique sea creatures, in a book describing the history of deep sea submersibles and the sea life that lives in the deepest parts of the ocean.
This guide to life on our planet is packed full of information about creatures big and small, It’s structured according to scientific classification, with straightforward explanations of more than 1,500 specimens.
New research shows that abnormal inflammation may be linked to a variety of diseases and conditions. This book explores what diseases and conditions are caused by inflammation, which foods reduce inflammation and which foods contribute to inflammation, and how to tweak daily diets to make them anti-inflammatory.
Contains articles that explore different formats of art, from visual to performing, as well as brief biographies of influential artists from the past and present.
This book includes summaries, statistics, key quotes and passages, and clear maps and timelines to help the reader better understand the Bible.
The Business Book is a primer to key theories of business and management, covering inspirational business ideas, business strategy and alternative business models. One hundred quotations introduce you to the work of great commercial thinkers, leaders, and gurus from Henry Ford to Steve Jobs, and to topics spanning from start-ups to ethics.
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.
This guide helps parents, students, teachers, and administrators understand the details of the Common Core initiative.
This guide combines practical advice on cat handling, grooming, nutrition, exercise, and health to help current and prospective cat owners discover the best cat breed for their lifestyle. Including charts and a photographed catalog of more than fifty cat breeds, each profile outlines the breed's history, appearance, and temperament, as well as coat color variations and breed-specific facts.
This book takes readers step-by-step through the process of getting their finances under control. New content includes coverage on debt and expense management; updated and additional information on financial law; and data based on forecasts, trends, and projected economic recovery.
This guide provides all the tricks (and a sample exam) necessary for taking the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).
This guide discusses American history from prehistory through 2006, including brief biographical sketches of historical figures and events from popular culture.
This guide features the essential works of some of America’s finest writers. Included are novels, plays, and short stories and is organized chronologically by the birth date of the author.
This guide introduces crochet stuffed toys that originated in Japan, provides patterns, and discusses techniques including increasing and decreasing, working in the round, and changing colors.
A comprehensive guide to building and caring for an aquaponic garden, and raising organic fish and vegetables together.
This guide provides everything needed to start stringing and weaving pretty projects with beads.
This guide will provide readers with a comprehensive introduction to understanding and enjoying the vast styles and complex characteristics of beer.
Aimed at helping you confidently care for your baby and deal with the issues that arrive along with a new baby, this helpful guide gives you the encouragement you need as you get to know your new bundle of joy.
This guide includes more explanatory graphs, illustrations and double the number of practice problems covering variations of standard problems that will assist students with their calculus courses.
Each year, about one-third of Americans have at least one panic attack, making anxiety disorders among the most common emotional problems. This guide separates fact from fiction to empower people to regain control over their minds and their lives.
This guide to dehydrated foods introduces the history and economic benefits of drying foods and shows how to equip a kitchen, shop for ingredients, and stay safe during food prep. It also teaches proper techniques and reviews the tools needed to make basic recipes for dried fruits, vegetables, and herbs, as well as dried dairy products and meat jerkies. Includes a glossary of terms, further resources , and a list of frequently asked troubleshooting questions.
This guide offers readers the chance to trade in their unsatisfying jobs for fulfilling careers, providing a self-assessment that includes questions on personality, talents, values, interests, and goals.
Recent novels and films about the ancient society of Freemasons have increased interest and raised a lot of misconceptions about this mysterious fraternity. This guide gives you everything you need to know, from its beginnings to how it is organized and operates today.
This guide explores the to-do's to gain admission to a top tier school. Students and parents will learn about choosing the right school, what college admissions officers really consider when making their decisions, early decision versus early action, and what being on the waitlist means.
This guide provides nearly 200 fresh and nutritious plant-based recipes for all types of greens.
This guide provides an overview of various knitting methods and techniques.
This guide provides an overview of various knitting and crocheting methods and techniques.
Written to quickly develop the reader's leadership skills, this guide is an introduction to leadership skills and how best to use them.
Covers topics, such as verb tenses, in useful travel-themed chapters dealing with everything from shopping, renting cars, banking, making a phone call, visiting a doctor, going to the post office, to banking.
From Plato to Freud to ecocriticism, this helpful guide gives you everything you need to know to really understand literature, as well as references to and quotations from novels, stories, poems, plays, and more.
Provides step-by-step instructions accompanied by color photos that instruct on various metal jewelry making techniques, including soldering, smithing, stamping, hammering, riveting, and wiring. Readers will also learn about setting up an organized, efficient, inexpensive, and safe workspace, and about buying the right tools for what they want to accomplish.
Teaches readers how to create organic, natural beauty products, including face creams, mineral makeup, shampoo, and more. Each formula is presented in recipe style, with notes on prep time, storage, and uses.
Teaches readers how to create many kinds of organic, natural soaps, including molded, poured, and liquid soaps, as well as soap recipes for body, household use, and pets.
This handbook shows readers how to master medicine's core terminology so they can successfully pass their academic courses and certification tests. It introduces readers to Greek and Latin roots and provides an outline of the body's systems, an explanation of the body's physiology, and a primer on commonly used terms for diseases, injuries, conditions, tests, and procedures.
This guide examines the beliefs, customs, legends and the myriad contributions Native Americans have given to modern society. It covers the history of their conquest by European invaders, their under the U.S. government, and the harsh reality of life on today's reservations.
This guide contains good, basic information that will help you to get started in the exciting world of embroidery and needlepoint.
This guide gives you everything you need to know to catch cheating spouses, locate missing people, track down deadbeat parents, perform background checks, and more.
This book will take you from start to finish in making a quilt. It will give you a basic understanding of quilts—their history, types, and names.
This guide offers insight into gender differences in body language; how to interpret flirtations; meanings associated with specific body parts; the role of body language in the development and promotion of consumer products; how to control yourself in business meetings and interviews; how to know when someone is lying; and much more.
This guide addresses every conceivable concern, from healthcare to Social Security, about setting up a sound plan for retirement.
There's something magical about casting off on your own sailboat to parts unknown. This guide gives you tons of tips for enjoying your time on the water.
This book shows how selling your crafts can be easy and enjoyable when you know how to find outlets to sell your goods, and price your products.
This guide provides everything you need to know to make your crafts get notices, so you can make money.
This guide provides readers with a "learn-as-you-go" method that helps build sewing skills both by hand and by machine.
This guide offers advice for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); a standardized test that explains exactly what skills you need to have and how to use them to do your best on the test, without spending time on anything you don’t need for the exam.
This "living” document provides the most current and accessible information about the U.S. Constitution. It serves as the foundation for the American government and shapes the lives of Americans every day.
This guide offers clear, bottom-line information about what to eat and how much, served up with humor and style and empathy for how difficult it can be to make good choices in today’s food environment.
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.
This guide is packed with tips and recipes for your slow cooker, filled with fresh and healthy ingredients, to show you how easy and enjoyable vegan slow cooking can be.
Esta guía basada en el plan de estudios ofrece a los docentes ejemplos prácticos, ejercicios y pruebas para rápida y efectivamente reforzar conocimientos de inglés para estudiantes de ESL (inglés como segundo idioma).
Ideal for runners, personal trainers, coaches, and students, this guide features anatomical diagrams, step-by-step sequences, advice on optimum techniques and injury prevention, as well as guidance on running psychology.
From the early Polynesians to the first circumnavigations by the Portuguese and the British, this book explore the lives of maritime adventurers, including Christopher Columbus, Captain James Cook, and Vitus Bering.
This book outlines the Conscious Cleanse, a 14-day program that takes you on a quest for vibrant health, ideal body weight, and personal healing through self-evaluation and diet. Includes daily plans, shopping lists, meal plans, and recipes.
Introduces the different culinary regions of Brazil and presents many kinds of recipes for traditional Brazilian dishes.
Introduces the different culinary regions of China and presents many kinds of recipes for traditional Chinese dishes.
Introduces the different culinary regions of France and presents many kinds of recipes for traditional French dishes.
Introduces the different culinary regions of Greece and presents many kinds of recipes for traditional Greek dishes.
Introduces the different culinary regions of India and presents many kinds of recipes for traditional Indian dishes.
Introduces the different culinary regions of Italy and presents many kinds of recipes for traditional Italian dishes.
Introduces the different culinary regions of Mexico and presents many kinds of recipes for traditional Mexican dishes.
Introduces the different culinary regions of Thailand and presents many kinds of recipes for traditional Thai dishes.
With an extensive photographic catalog of more than 400 dog breeds, organized by to FCI groupings, each profile describes the breed's uses and character, lists compatible owner traits, and shares facts about the breed's origins. Dog owners, breeders, and fans will also learn about canine anatomy and body systems; instinct and behavior; how dogs interact with humans; and the essentials of good care.
As social networking and technology add to the ways that kids can be bullied, parents feel powerless against this insidious force that compels even "good" kids to participate in or enable bullying in schools, in extracurricular activities, online, and at home. This guide brings together the wisdom and experience of two people who have witnessed bullying's causes and tragic effects.
Includes information on almost 2,000 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.
This resource covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information.
Introduces facts about pandas, including what they eat and how they grow, and follows Louise and the rest of the zoo crew as they eagerly await the arrival of a new baby panda.
Covers sights, hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and maps on the Greek Islands. Provides information that places the area in geographical, historical and culture context.
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.
Follows the activities of a group of young students in their ballet class as they prepare for a show.
Provides advice on cooking the Mediterranean diet way including complete coverage of the diet’s key ingredients.
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.
This book is a fictional story about a group of young history buffs who belong to a top-secret club that allows them to travel to Ancient Egypt, through a phone app, to uncover the truth about a mummy's curse.
Provides background information on The Netherlands; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.
Features an easy-to-use, richly photographed encyclopedia to help put the wider world in context in a format that's great for visual learners and ESL students.
Provides the basics rules of grammar and punctuation, along with the examples readers need to make points clearly and quickly.
This guide helps with answers to the 150 toughest interview questions in order to prepare for a job interview.
This guide covers everything readers need to know to take advantage of the long- and short-term opportunities in the equities market. Topics include how stocks stack up against other forms of investing, a tour of the major U.S. exchanges, and choosing an investment style.
This book surveys the world's religions, from Buddhism to Zoroastrianism, providing insight into the philosophy and practices of each religion. Includes intriguing artwork, flow charts, and diagrams.
A travel guidebook to Andalucía. Recommends accommodations, restaurants and attractions for various budgets.