Skin, Hair, and Teeth


Author: Bridget Ardley

Publisher: Silver Burdett Press

ISBN: 9780382097065

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 1258

Describes the functions, characteristics, disorders, and care of skin, teeth, and hair.

Coyote V. Acme


Author: Ian Frazier

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN: 1466828757

Category: Humor

Page: 128

View: 7638

Twenty-two humorous essays on topics ranging from Joseph Stalin's theories of revolutionary stand-up comedy, to a commencement address given by a Satanist college President, to the opening statement of an attorney representing Wile E. Coyote in a product liability suit against the Acme company, supplier of unpredictable rocket sleds and faulty spring-powered shoes.

The Primate Anthology

Essays on Primate Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation from Natural History


Author: Russell L. Ciochon,Richard A. Nisbett

Publisher: Pearson College Division


Category: Nature

Page: 246

View: 9323

An edited volume for sophomore/junior level courses in Primate Behavior and Ecology or Human Origins. Unique in its broad topical coverage and accessibility to undergraduate-level students, this anthology offers a collection of 33 readings on primate beha

Postal Worker Florida


Author: Learning Express LLC

Publisher: Learning Express Llc

ISBN: 9781576850633

Category: Study Aids

Page: 224

View: 740

The Cambridge Handbook of Social Problems:


Author: A. Javier Treviño

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108623344

Category: Social Science

Page: N.A

View: 5177

The introduction of the Affordable Care Act in the United States, the increasing use of prescription drugs, and the alleged abuse of racial profiling by police are just some of the factors contributing to twenty-first-century social problems. The Cambridge Handbook of Social Problems offers a wide-ranging roster of the social problems currently pressing for attention and amelioration. Unlike other works in this area, it also gives great consideration to theoretical and methodological discussions. This Handbook will benefit both undergraduate and graduate students eager to understand the sociology of social problems. It is suitable for classes in social problems, current events, and social theory. Featuring the most current research, the Handbook provides an especially useful resource for sociologists and graduate students conducting research.

Twelve Years A Slave (Illustrated)


Author: Solomon Northup

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 2765903190

Category: History

Page: 300

View: 2099

Twelve Years a Slave (1853) is a memoir and slave narrative by Solomon Northup, as told to and edited by David Wilson. Northup, a black man who was born free in New York, details his kidnapping in Washington, D.C. and subsequent sale into slavery. After having been kept in bondage for 12 years in Louisiana by various masters, Northup was able to write to friends and family in New York, who were in turn able to secure his release. Northup's account provides extensive details on the slave markets in Washington, D.C. and New Orleans and describes at length cotton and sugar cultivation on major plantations in Louisiana.



Author: Hank Messick

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780848818081

Category: True Crime

Page: 304

View: 9652

Alive with the Dead

A Fly on the Wall with a Camera


Author: susana millman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692800188


Page: 256

View: 2304

A Clockwork Apple


Author: Belinda Webb

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781905636174

Category: Fiction

Page: 250

View: 3350

At last - an antithesis to chick-lit. Set in a dystopic Manchester, A Clockwork Apple introduces Alex, an angry young heroine for our times who rages against the middling 'Blytons' and all they stand for. Her gang is all female, the state's control is exercised through addiction therapy, and Alex's solace is in high literature and postmodern deconstructionism!

Tales of King Arthur

Usborne Classics Retold


Author: Felicity Brooks,Rodney Matthews

Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1409568369

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

View: 1612

These legendary tales of knights and nobility in ancient Britain, rivetingly retold for today's readers, remain as fresh and exciting as the day they were first written. From the sword in the stone to the lady in the lake, these stories bring to life the fantastic characters of Camelot: the wise wizard Merlin, the gallant Sir Lancelot, the wicked Morgan le Fay, and the beautiful Queen Guinevere.

Senator Dennis DeConcini

From the Center of the Aisle


Author: Dennis DeConcini,Jack L. August

Publisher: University of Arizona Press

ISBN: 9780816525690

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 286

View: 7889

The three-term Democratic Senator from Arizona presents a memoir of his tenure in the Congress, emphasizing his position as a centrist, which helped him engineer consensus on the Panama Canal Treaty of 1977. In addition to reflecting on his achievements while in the Senate, he also spends considerable time discussing the banking and political contribution scandal involving himself and the other "Keating Five."

Parallel Myths


Author: J.F. Bierlein

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0307754642

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 7082

An entertaining and thought-provoking look at the common threads woven through the world's greatest myths -- and the central role they have played through time. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Benny Breakiron #1: The Red Taxis


Author: Peyo

Publisher: Papercutz

ISBN: 1597076090

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

View: 3706

Peyo, creator of The Smurfs, brings everybody's childhood fantasy to life in this charming graphic novel series! Benny Breakiron is an honest, polite little boy with an en exceptional quality: he possesses superhuman strength, can leap over huge distances, and can run unbelievably fast! This little kid packs quite a punch, and he devotes his play time to stopping crime and injustice. In this first volume, a new taxi service has moved into Benny's town threatening to put Benny's friend, taxi driver Mr. Dussiflard, out of business. The more Benny learns about the Red Taxi Company, the more he realizes something isn't right. Who's behind this mysterious enterprise, and just what are they up to? Benny aims to find out and put a stop to it once and for all, and hopefully keep the property damage to a minimum!

The New Soul Food Cookbook for People with Diabetes


Author: Fabiola Demps Gaines,Roniece Weaver

Publisher: American Diabetes Association

ISBN: 1580406289

Category: Cooking

Page: 212

View: 5696

More than 150 low-fat recipes in the first African-American cookbook for people with diabetes. Features snacks, soups, salads, main dishes, side dishes, desserts, and more. Complete nutrition information with every recipe.

The Chihuahua


Author: Susan Payne

Publisher: i5 Publishing

ISBN: 1621870332

Category: Pets

Page: 200

View: 9565

Third in the Kennel Club Books’ Classics series, The Chihuahua recognizes the ever-popular pequeño perrito in one spectacular volume. Written by author, breeder, and handler, Susan Payne, this book’s engaging chapters on everything from the breed’s accomplishments in performance events, to their participation as service dogs make it much more than just “another breed book.” With more than 150 vintage and modern photographs of the breed, this book is a must-have for every Chihuahua owner.

Jungian Psychology Unplugged

My Life as an Elephant


Author: Daryl Sharp

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780919123816

Category: Psychology

Page: 160

View: 5225

Providing a comprehensive overview of Jung's basic concepts and their application, this text provides an introduction for students and readers new to Jungian ideas. Part One, on psychological types, the shadow and the persona, leads on to a section on archetypes and complexes. This is followed by chapters on projection and identification, anima and animus. The text then turns to the midlife crisis, and to neurosis and individuation. It then addresses the analytic experience; and concludes with a series of writings on psychological development, self-knowledge, personality and individuation, and the religious dimension.