This Zoo Is Not for You

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Author: Ross Collins

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 1536200158

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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When a platypus wanders into a zoo one day, the animals want to know why he should be allowed to join them.

Der geheime Zoo

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Author: Bryan Chick

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644455414

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

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Ungewöhnliche Dinge gehen im Zoo von Clarksville vor sich. Mitten in der Nacht klettern Affen über die Dächer der Stadt. Wie sind sie aus dem Zoo entkommen? Und was haben sie vor? Als Noahs Schwester Megan kurz darauf auf mysteriöse Weise verschwindet, finden er und seine Freunde Richie und Ella immer wieder Hinweise, die sie in den Zoo führen. Wieso scheinen die Tiere hier bereits auf die Kinder zu warten? Wissen sie, was mit Megan geschehen ist? Als die Freunde schließlich das Geheimnis des Zoos entdecken, stecken sie schon mitten in einem unglaublichen Abenteuer, das sie tief in ein magisches Land führt. Und mit Hilfe des Eisbären Blizzard, des Pinguins Podgy und des kleinen Vogels Marlo machen sie sich auf einen gefährlichen Weg, um Megan zu retten. Der erste Band der spannenden Trilogie um den geheimen Zoo. www.rowohlt.de

Donor Focused Strategies for Annual Giving

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Author: Karla A. Williams

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763725051

Category: Education

Page: 287

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Whether you're just beginning an annual giving program, or trying to improve an existing one, this is the one book you must have. With Donor Focused Strategies for Annual Giving, you'll take a fresh look at annual giving from the donor's perspective, which will enable you to better match donor interests to your organization's needs. Most important, you'll learn how to implement a significant new model--the annual integrated development program--today's most donor-sensitive, effective fund raising strategy for the long term.

This Place is a Zoo!

How to Manage the Unmanageable Organization

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Author: Michael LaRue

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781475901221

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 179

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Some of the most important organizations in our culture become unmanageable due mostly to governing authorities that don't understand nor care about the vital missions of these organizations. Unmanageable organizations are difficult to manage and difficult to work in. This book provides valuable tips and guidelines to enable you to be successful in your organization and allow your organization to be innovative and great.

The Complete Textbook of Animal Health & Welfare E-Book

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Author: Jane Williams

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049352

Category: Medical

Page: 504

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The Complete Textbook of Animal Health and Welfare is a core text for students in animal care, animal technology or animal science programmes, and a supplementary text for related equine, wildlife and veterinary courses. It provides an in depth text for students at Further Education (FE) levels 2 and 3, and a foundation text for students studying in Higher Education. Each chapter covers the subject in depth (level 3 FE) via diagrams, images and text, then summarises it at a foundation level (level 2 FE) to engage students of different abilities. core text for students studying animal care, animal technology or animal science supplementary text for related equine, wildlife and veterinary courses reflects all aspects covered in the animal care curriculum highly illustrated written by author with expertise in this area with many contributions from experienced educationalists and experts to ensure quality & validity covers all species

Zoo

Sie werden dich finden - Thriller

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Author: James Patterson,Michael Ledwidge

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641183057

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Seit Jahrhunderten herrschen die Menschen über die Tiere. Doch nun schlagen sie zurück ... Jackson Oz, ein junger New Yorker Evolutionsbiologe, beobachtet seit einiger Zeit ein ungewöhnliches Verhalten bei Tieren: Überall auf der Welt fallen sie über Menschen her, und töten diese mit einer nie zuvor dagewesenen Brutalität. Oz fürchtet, dass sich das Problem zu einer massiven Bedrohung für die gesamte Menschheit ausweiten könnte. Zunächst nimmt ihn niemand mit dieser Theorie ernst, doch dann häufen sich die Vorfälle. Gemeinsam mit der Umweltforscherin Chloe setzt Oz alles daran, die Mächtigen dieser Erde zu überzeugen, dass sie handeln müssen. Doch die Tiere werden immer aggressiver ...

Day Trips® from Phoenix, Tucson & Flagstaff

Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler

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Author: Pam Hait

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 149301692X

Category: Travel

Page: 320

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Rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip with Day Trips from Phoenix, Tucson, and Flagstaff. This guide is packed with hundreds of exciting things for locals and vacationers to do, see, and discover within a two-hour drive of these popular Arizona cities. With full trip-planning information, Day Trips from Phoenix, Tucson, and Flagstaff. helps makes the most of a brief getaway.

Epistemology: Contemporary Readings

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Author: Michael Huemer

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134512724

Category: Philosophy

Page: 640

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This comprehensive anthology draws together classic and contemporary readings by leading philosophers on epistemology. Ideal for any philosophy student, it will prove essential reading for epistemology courses, and is designed to complement Robert Audi's textbook Epistemology: A Contemporary Introduction (Routledge, 1998). Themes covered include, perception, memory, inductive inference, reason and the a priori, the architecture of knowledge, skepticism, the analysis of knowledge, testimony. Each section begins with an introductory essay, guiding students into the topic. Includes articles by: Russell, Hume, Berkeley, Malcolm, Quine, Carnap, J.L. Austin, Pollock, Nozick, Putnam, G.E. Moore, Huemer, Reid, Plato, BonJour, Coady, Carroll, Fumerton, Edwards, Foster, Howson, Urbach, Stove, Empiricus, Oakley, Alston, Gettier, Clark, Goldman, Lehrer, Paxson, DeRose, Dretske, Klein and Chisholm

Cairo

The Practical Guide

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Author: Claire E. Francy

Publisher: American Univ in Cairo Press

ISBN: 9789774162039

Category: Travel

Page: 225

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The guide described by The New York Times as “indispensable,†revised and updated for 2008, fills a vital niche for expatriates and Cairenes alike who need a helping hand to organize-and enjoy—the challenges of a sojourn in Cairo. The basics of daily life—finding a flat, transporting personal goods, investigating school options for children, navigating Egypt’s famous bureaucracy, and the intricacies of feeding and clothing oneself and one’s family from the local market—are all detailed here. Advice gathered from a wide range of Cairo insiders, both native and foreign, gives the reader a cornucopia of current facts on prices, neighborhoods, product availability, work and business opportunities, and the dizzying range of cultural and leisure pursuits that Cairo is famous for. The format of this edition addresses the needs of independently minded tourists, as well as residents, by the inclusion of: an A-to-Z directory of goods, services, and interests subdivided by neighborhood; a language section on the basics of Cairene Arabic; and details on shopping and sightseeing from a resident’s perspective. Cairo: The Practical Guide, now in its sixteenth edition, is the key to deciphering the complexities of living, working, and enjoying life in one of the world’s most exciting and dauntingly complex mega-cities.

An Instructional Guide for Literature: Put Me in the Zoo

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Author: Tracy Pearce

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

ISBN: 1425897126

Category:

Page: 72

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See all of the fun and exciting things Spot can do with his spots by completing fun, challenging activities and lessons in this instructional guide for literature. These appealing and rigorous cross-curricular lessons and activities work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend rich, complex literature. Everything you need is packed into this guide that is the perfect tool to teach students how to analyze story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions, and more. This is the perfect way to add rigor to your students' explorations of rich, complex literature.

Dial Love

God’S Planetary Guide for Attaining Happiness Through Spiritual Fulfillment

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Author: Donna Lynn

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 147977054X

Category: Self-Help

Page: 424

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Much like Neale Donald Walshs Conversations with God... except this time God provides a manual, with instruction for those interested in making a clear connection to his divine guidance This extraordinary dialogue conveys an unmistakable message of truth. The Divine Intelligence Almighty Love Light Omnipresent Vibrational Energy is a channeled work from Godthe Real McCoy and a must read! Donna Lynn was a remarkable person. She was a Healer and an Educator. A woman of Conscience, Character and Commitment...a loving daughter, a devoted wife, an accomplished Pilot, a bringer of light... Donna touched the hearts of many before she succumbed to the disease Amyloidosis in May 2011...just 50 years of age and in the prime of her life... Before Donna left this world she gave us this book, the DIAL LOVE ...Gods Planetary Guide for Attaining Happiness through Spiritual Fulfillment

The Chris Letters

From the Source

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Author: Craig Gutchow

Publisher: BalboaPress

ISBN: 9781452558714

Category: Religion

Page: 48

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Who is it that seeks to know themselves? Is it perhaps only the introspective few who are the true seekers of life’s meaning? Indeed not. It is all who seek, however, in their own measure of time. When does the need to know become critical? It is usually when one is seriously beset or hard pressed do we look to a higher power for answers and assistance. But for many in their time of seeking, there is only silence in return; or perhaps a subtle feeling or message that, despite the days challenges, all will be well, and that in the end, we shall prevail. Indeed you will prevail, for all of us are eternal beings. We are not of this world, and we are only here in transit. The clarity of this and life’s questions are progressively laid out and defined within the inner contents of The Chris Letters, unearthed from an ancient and deep source.

Collected Poems

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Author: Joseph Ceravolo

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

ISBN: 0819573426

Category: Poetry

Page: 596

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Like an underground river, the astonishing poems of Joseph Ceravolo have nurtured American poetry for fifty years, a presence deeply felt but largely invisible. Collected Poems offers the first full portrait of Ceravolo’s aesthetic trajectory, bringing to light the highly original voice that was operating at an increasing remove from the currents of the time. From a poetics associated with Frank O’Hara and John Ashbery to an ever more contemplative, deeply visionary poetics similar in sensibility to Zen and Dante, William Blake and St. John of the Cross, this collection shows how Ceravolo’s poetry takes on a direct, quiet lyricism: intensely dedicated to the natural and spiritual life of the individual. As Ron Silliman notes, Ceravolo’s later work reveals him to be “one of the most emotionally open, vulnerable and self-knowing poets of his generation.” Many new pieces, including the masterful long poem “The Hellgate,” are published here for the first time. This volume is a landmark edition for American poetry, and includes an introduction by David Lehman.

NACHTWILD

Thriller

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Author: Gin Phillips

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3423433825

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Dunkler als die Nacht. Wilder als ein Tier. Näher als du glaubst. Es ist ein herrlicher Tag und Joan besucht mit ihrem vierjährigen Sohn Lincoln den Zoo – da hört sie plötzlich Schüsse. Am Ausgang sieht sie Tote auf dem Boden liegen. Sie weiß nicht, ob die Polizei unterwegs ist, ob der oder die Täter noch in der Nähe sind. Als weitere Schüsse fallen, flüchtet sie mit Lincoln in ein leer stehendes Gehege. Das Leben ihres Sohnes hängt jetzt allein von ihr ab und davon, ob sie einen Weg finden wird, sie beide zu retten. Jedes Geräusch, jede Bewegung kann tödlich sein. Sie muss Entscheidungen treffen und Dinge tun, die sie nie für möglich gehalten hätte.

Feeding Lions

Sharing the Conservative Philosophy in a Politically Hostile World

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Author: Paul A. Ibbetson

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781438920085

Category: Political Science

Page: 176

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Feeding Lions is a book that comes clean on just why conservatives and liberals can't get in the same room without a fight breaking out. Using a healthy dose of heartland humor, the author takes readers on a journey of discovery that will anger liberals and awaken the dormant conservative who sleeps in the majority of the nation. This book avoids reams and reams of boring statistics and gets down to business right away by laying out the fundamentals of conservatism and why they fall in diametric opposition to liberalism. The goal for this book is quality, not quantity, and each page is full of serious intellectual analysis on the battle being waged for the hearts and minds in this country, and why conservative views MUST win the day.

ACT for Depression

A Clinician's Guide to Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in Treating Depression

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Author: Robert Zettle

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 1608826287

Category: Psychology

Page: 336

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Psychological research suggests that cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), used alone or in combination with medical therapy, is the most effective treatment for depression. Recent finding, though, suggest that CBT for depression may work through different processes than we had previously suspected. The stated goal of therapeutic work in CBT is the challenging and restructuring of irrational thoughts that can lead to feelings of depression. But the results of recent studies suggest that two other side effects of CBT may actually have a greater impact that thought restructuring on client progress: Distancing and decentering work that helps clients stop identifying with depression and behavior activation, a technique that helps him or her to reengage with naturally pleasurable and rewarding activities. These two components of conventional CBT are central in the treatment approach of the new acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). This book develops the techniques of ACT into a session-by-session approach that therapists can use to treat clients suffering from depression. The research-proven program outlined in ACT for Depression introduces therapists to the ACT model on theoretical and case-conceptual levels. Then it delves into the specifics of structuring interventions for clients with depression using the ACT method of acceptance and values-based behavior change. Written by one of the pioneering researchers into the effectiveness of ACT for the treatment of depression, this book is a much-needed professional resource for the tens of thousand of therapists who are becoming ever more interested in ACT.

The Costco Experience

An Unofficial Survivor's Guide

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Author: Larry N. Gerston

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1497623588

Category: Travel

Page: 138

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Ever wonder what it is really like to be a kid in a candy store? Go to a nearby Costco and you will find out. The Costco Experience Revised and Updated Edition: An Unofficial Survivor’s Guide takes you to, in, through, and out of this amazing center of shopping frenzy. The book provides keen insight, valuable shortcuts, and common sense thinking on how to make warehouse shopping a successful endeavor. But there’s more! Beyond helping you conquer Costco, The Costco Experience Revised and Updated Edition: An Unofficial Survivor’s Guide provides organizational skills and techniques that you can use everywhere. Decision-making, prioritizing, negotiating, self-discipline, and other important attributes are applied to shopping at Costco in ways that help you live your life on your own terms. And the best part is that you transfer these skills to other parts of your daily routines. Costco is more than a warehouse store. Shopping at Costco is more than a purchasing exercise. Read the book and you will see why the Costco experience can be fun and profitable. It is almost therapy on the cheap, but a lot more entertaining.

Success International English Skills for IGCSE Teacher's Book

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Author: Marian Barry

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521140889

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 136

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Offers complete in-depth preparation for the Cambridge IGCSE in English as a Second Language (E2L) examination. Endorsed by Cambridge, the Success International Teachers Book contains detailed teachers notes as well as suggestions for alternative approaches and wider practice. Key features include: an at a glance chart describing the revised examination; an overview of each coursebook unit; detailed notes, with examiners advice on marking and grading; model answers to the writing tasks; CD scripts and answers, including answers to the workbook exercises.

Conquering America

Tales of an Immigrant

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Author: Henriette Ozimek

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1468559532

Category: Travel

Page: 256

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Conquering America captures the true life experiences of a girl in her mid twenties that got the opportunity to go work at the headquarters of her company in America. It contains fun things she did, the strange things she encountered, the missing and longing for the things she left behind in South Africa as well as finding herself, losing love, finding love and the joys and ordeals she encountered with immigrating to America. The outline of this book is based on the weekly “Pittsburgh Posts” that she sent to her loved ones back home to inform them on what she is doing, also to educate and tell them what she did and what she found. These weekly posts got very good feedback and her distribution list grew as the months flew past. This book will appeal to everyone that has lived overseas, everyone that is currently living overseas, everyone that wants to live overseas as well as anyone that loves to travel. Life lessons learned and general knowledge obtained is shared in a straightforward manner in this book.