ABC's of Hawaii

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Author: Sharon Lee Asta,Jeanne Uyehara Donovan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780896103467

Category: Alphabet

Page: 36

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A Is for America

An American Alphabet

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Author: Devin Scillian

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press

ISBN: 1627535829

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 56

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From the British and our Constitution that replaced their rule, to Yellowstone Park and Zane Grey's stories of the west, "A is for America" is a sweeping tribute to all we know and love about our country. With delightful poems that beg to be read aloud, and expository text to broaden a student's horizons, this American alphabet will make you fall in love with the United States over and over again. Bright, beautifully detailed illustrations from California artist Pam Carroll bring each letter to life, from eagles to Thomas Edison to the veterans of two World Wars.

Trump's A B C

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Author: Ann Telnaes

Publisher: Fantagraphics Books

ISBN: 1683960785

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 32

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An all-new collection of the Pulitzer Prize-winner’s scathing cartoons about Trump, in children’s board book form (for adults). One Clinton, two Bushes, and an Obama were mere warm-ups for a President who is truly worthy of her excoriating satirical skills. The election of Donald Trump has inspired Telnaes to chronicles the high points (or low points, if there’s a difference) of Donald Trump’s first six months in office. Written in a sing-songy rhyme and drawn in her beguilingly impeccable ink line, each page is a miniature critique and expose of Donald Trump and his janissaries, poltroons, and dissemblers, illustrating his public policies, his personal defects, his ethical dysfunction, and the consequences of his Presidency on the lives of Americans ― in a format that is cleverly designed to reflect the commander-in-chief ’s attention span and mental level.

Museum ABC

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Author: Metropolitan Museum of Art, The (NY)

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780316071703

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 60

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Museum ABC is a unique and colorful picture book that introduces children to more than a hundred works of art, using the alphabet. Adults and children alike will love the visual and cultural richness of this alphabetical tour through the Metropolitan Museum's collection.

Modern ABC's of Bird Hunting

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Author: Dave Harbour

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595190375

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 191

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Col. Dave Harbour’s creation, Modern ABC’s of Bird Hunting, is a classic, teaching tactics for scoring on a Bob White hunt, low-down on Mourning Doves, fooling the Gobbler, Pheasants, Forest Grouse, and Ptarmigan, Prairie Grouse, Chukar, and Hungarian Partridge, tips on Western Quail, Doves, Pigeons, Woodcock, Snipe and Rails.

A is for Aloha

A Hawai'i Alphabet

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Author: U'ilani Goldsberry

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press

ISBN: 1585366323

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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Completing our acclaimed Discover America State by State series is A is for Aloha: AHawaii Alphabet. The landscape of Hawaii is as exotic as its history and people. Written and illustrated by native Hawaiians, U'ilani Goldsberry and Tammy Yee, Ais for Aloha is a lovingly created introduction to one of the most-visited places on Earth. From the meaning of the word aloha to the plight of the state bird author U'ilani Goldsberry answers questions that most Malihinis have about this lush multi-island paradise. Author U'ilani Goldsberry was born on the island of Maui, in the small town of Pu'unene. She now lives in La'ie on the northeastern coast of O'ahu. She has written a variety of books including three Auntie U'i books. Illustrator Tammy Yee grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii. She currently lives in Windward O'ahu.

The Future of God

A Practical Approach to Spirituality for Our Times

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Author: Deepak Chopra

Publisher: Harmony

ISBN: 0307884996

Category: Religion

Page: 272

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From the New York Times Bestselling Author. Can God be revived in a skeptical age? What would it take to give people a spiritual life more powerful than anything in the past? Deepak Chopra tackles these issues with eloquence and insight in this book. He proposes that God lies at the source of human awareness. Therefore, any person can find the God within that transforms everyday life. God is in trouble. The rise of the militant atheist movement spearheaded by Richard Dawkins signifies, to many, that the deity is an outmoded myth in the modern world. Deepak Chopra passionately disagrees, seeing the present moment as the perfect time for making spirituality what it really should be: reliable knowledge about higher reality. Outlining a path to God that turns unbelief into the first step of awakening, Deepak shows us that a crisis of faith is like the fire we must pass through on the way to power, truth, and love. “Faith must be saved for everyone’s sake,” he writes. “From faith springs a passion for the eternal, which is even stronger than love. Many of us have lost that passion or have never known it.” In any age, faith is a cry from the heart. God is the higher consciousness that responds to the cry. “By itself, faith can’t deliver God, but it does something more timely: It makes God possible.” For three decades, Deepak Chopra has inspired millions with his profound writing and teaching. With The Future of God, he invites us on a journey of the spirit, providing a practical path to understanding God and our own place in the universe. Now, is a moment of reinvigoration, he argues. Now is moment of renewal. Now is the future.

Cat Wars

The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer

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Author: Peter P. Marra,Chris Santella

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 1400882877

Category: Science

Page: 216

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In 1894, a lighthouse keeper named David Lyall arrived on Stephens Island off New Zealand with a cat named Tibbles. In just over a year, the Stephens Island Wren, a rare bird endemic to the island, was rendered extinct. Mounting scientific evidence confirms what many conservationists have suspected for some time—that in the United States alone, free-ranging cats are killing birds and other animals by the billions. Equally alarming are the little-known but potentially devastating public health consequences of rabies and parasitic Toxoplasma passing from cats to humans at rising rates. Cat Wars tells the story of the threats free-ranging cats pose to biodiversity and public health throughout the world, and sheds new light on the controversies surrounding the management of the explosion of these cat populations. This compelling book traces the historical and cultural ties between humans and cats from early domestication to the current boom in pet ownership, along the way accessibly explaining the science of extinction, population modeling, and feline diseases. It charts the developments that have led to our present impasse—from Stan Temple's breakthrough studies on cat predation in Wisconsin to cat-eradication programs underway in Australia today. It describes how a small but vocal minority of cat advocates has campaigned successfully for no action in much the same way that special interest groups have stymied attempts to curtail smoking and climate change. Cat Wars paints a revealing picture of a complex global problem—and proposes solutions that foresee a time when wildlife and humans are no longer vulnerable to the impacts of free-ranging cats.

M_maka Kaiao

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Author: ʻAha Pūnana Leo,Kōmike Huaʻōlelo

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824828035

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 383

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"The dictionary opens with a detailed description of how words are created by the Hawaiian Lexicon Committee with Pukui and Elbert's Hawaiian Dictionary serving as the primary written source and native speakers of Hawaiian as the primary spoken resource. The first main section contains more than 6,000 Hawaiian entries (alphabetized according to the Hawaiian alphabet) followed by their English equivalents; the second contains English language entries followed by their Hawaiian translation. Teachers and students in Hawaiian language immersion schools and high school, college, and continuing education language courses, as well as those looking for an introduction to contemporary Hawaiian, will find Mamaka Kaiao a truly invaluable resource."--BOOK JACKET.

Chinese Intelligence Operations

Espionage Damage Assessment Branch, US Defence Intelligence Agency

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Author: Nicholas Eftimiades

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135240175

Category: History

Page: 190

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Nicholas Eftimiades examines the infiltration of Chinese espionage agents into foreign governments and private businesses. He specifically addresses the human source in intelligence operations, and how these tactics fit into the conduct of internal and foreigh affairs in China.

Calligraphy for Kids

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Author: Eleanor Winters

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781402739125

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Introduces the art and technique of calligraphy; provides instructions for writing italic, Gothic, uncial, and Roman alphabets, punctuation, and decorative borders; and suggests projects. Reprint.

Aloha Is

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Author: Tammy Paikai

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781597002455

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 19

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Describes all the different meanings of aloha.

"A" Is for Aloha

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Author: Stephanie Feeney

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824807221

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Introduces the English alphabet with words representing significant elements of Hawaiian culture.

H is for Hoosier

An Indiana Alphabet

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Author: Cynthia Furlong Reynolds

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press

ISBN: 1585366358

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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Indiana is called the Hoosier State and its people are known as Hoosiers, although historians don't really know why. They do, however, have several ideas about the origins of the famous nickname. Children can learn these origins and other facts about the Hoosier state in H is for Hoosier: An Indiana Alphabet, written by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds and illustrated by Bruce Langton.

ABCs from Space

A Discovered Alphabet

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Author: Adam Voiland

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481494295

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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“Twenty or so years from now, we may point to this book as the launchpad for the careers of astrophysicists and astronauts.” —The New York Times “Young children will find the alphabet in amazing places in ABCs from Space, an abecedary composed of distant landforms, cloud formations, and sinuous waterways.” —The Wall Street Journal “This remarkable bird’s-eye…view of the planet…lets readers see Earth—and the alphabet—in a new light.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) Look up! Does that cloud look like an animal? Do the stars form a circle in the sky? But have you ever wondered what our world looks like from space? Discover the alphabet in an all-new way with this clever picture book filled with unaltered images of Earth from space. In this ingenious alphabet book, scientist and writer Adam Voiland takes us on a journey of our planet from afar. And you might be very surprised at what you see. Could that river form an A? Could those clouds form a B? These awe-inspiring and unaltered images of Earth from above showcase the diversity and beauty of our amazing planet in a special and unique way. From A to Z, ABCs from Space is a rare opportunity to see Earth like you could never have imagined. And as you go through the book, play a guessing game of where and what the letters might be and then find the answers in the detailed descriptions in the back of the book along with information about the science of space.

The American Bird Conservancy Guide to Bird Conservation

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Author: Daniel J. Lebbin,Michael J. Parr,George H. Fenwick

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226647293

Category: Nature

Page: 456

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Whether we live in cities, in the suburbs, or in the country, birds are ubiquitous features of daily life, so much so that we often take them for granted. But even the casual observer is aware that birds don’t fill our skies in the number they once did. That awareness has spawned conservation action that has led to notable successes, including the recovery of some of the nation’s most emblematic species, such as the Bald Eagle, Brown Pelican, Whooping Crane, and Peregrine Falcon. Despite this, a third of all American bird species are in trouble—in many cases, they’re in imminent danger of extinction. The most authoritative account ever published of the threats these species face, The American Bird Conservancy Guide to Bird Conservation will be the definitive book on the subject. The Guide presents for the first time anywhere a classification system and threat analysis for bird habitats in the United States, the most thorough and scientifically credible assessment of threats to birds published to date, as well as a new list of birds of conservation concern. Filled with beautiful color illustrations and original range maps, the Guide is a timely, important, and inspiring reference for birders and anyone else interested in conserving North America’s avian fauna. But this book is far more than another shout of crisis. The Guide also lays out a concrete and achievable plan of long-term action to safeguard our country’s rich bird life. Ultimately, it is an argument for hope. Whether you spend your early weekend mornings crouched in silence with binoculars in hand, hoping to check another species off your list, or you’ve never given much thought to bird conservation, you’ll appreciate the visual power and intellectual scope of these pages.

The ABCs of Oceans

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Author: Bobbie Kalman

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780778734123

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Presents information about oceans and marine animals for each letter of the alphabet, from about oceans, through green sea turtles and reefs full of life, to zones of the ocean.

Reformation Abcs

The People, Places, and Things of the Reformation, from a to Z

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Author: Stephen J. Nichols

Publisher: Crossway Books

ISBN: 9781433552823

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Featuring easy-to-understand storytelling and whimsical illustrations, this accessible and informative book offers kids a fun way to learn about key events, ideas, and people from the Reformation. Written for kids ages three to six, but engaging enough for the whole family.

Germany ABCs

A Book about the People and Places of Germany

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Author: Sarah Heiman

Publisher: Capstone Classroom

ISBN: 1404803521

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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An alphabetical exploration of the people, geography, animals, plants, history, and culture of Germany.

Understanding Colon Cancer

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Author: A. Richard Adrouny

Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

ISBN: 9781604730371

Category: Medical

Page: 146

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"For the general reader a concise manual of facts, warnings, preventions, treatments, and forecasts."--Cover.