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All Four Stars

Author : Tara Dairman
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An Amazon Best Book of the Month: July 2014 An Amazon Editors’ Pick for Middle Grade Summer Reading “A scrumptious gem of a story!”—Jennifer A. Nielsen, New York Times bestselling author of The False Prince Meet Gladys Gatsby: New York’s toughest restaurant critic. (Just don’t tell anyone that she’s in sixth grade.) Gladys Gatsby has been cooking gourmet dishes since the age of seven, only her fast-food-loving parents have no idea! Now she’s eleven, and after a crème brûlée accident (just a small fire), Gladys is cut off from the kitchen (and her allowance). She’s devastated but soon finds just the right opportunity to pay her parents back when she’s mistakenly contacted to write a restaurant review for one of the largest newspapers in the world. But in order to meet her deadline and keep her dream job, Gladys must cook her way into the heart of her sixth-grade archenemy and sneak into New York City—all while keeping her identity a secret! Easy as pie, right?

The Four star Diet

Author : Laura J. Wellington
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Dieting is war, and it's one society continues to lose despite the multi-billion dollar industry the "battle of the bulge" has become.Based upon a simple Power Point created by General Colin Powell to mold leaders on the battlefield and in boardrooms, The Four-Star Diet teaches us how to end our dieting woes and wars within our own kitchens. It arms readers with the necessary artillery to find lasting happiness as the leaders in their own lives while enjoying four-star fare with the confidence and control of a four-star general.Considered the intelligent person's guide to eating and living, The Four-Star Diet stonewalls treating its readers like the vegetables other diet books do. It won't tell the reader what to eat or recommend the best diet for her; rather, this book recognizes, salutes, and supports the reader's experience and attempts at dieting in the past while placing and keeping her in the best frame of mind for dieting success in the future. And it does so cleverly, sensibly, and humorously by combining the wisdom of General Colin Powell with that of additionally, incredible leaders, including names such as Abraham Lincoln, Marilyn Monroe, Malcolm X, Mahatma Gandhi, Henry Ford, and even Dr. Seuss as well as enlisting personal accounts of the author's own life.

Four Stars of Valor

Author : Phil Nordyke
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Recounts the stirring exploits of America's foremost World War II parachute regiment, the only regiment to have earned to earn four gold stars for their parachute wings, one for each of their four combat jumps.

The Four Star Kitchen

Author : Arthur Hettich
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Tested for the home kitchen and accompanied by special advice from the chefs consulted, these two hundred recipes are gathered from the chefs of New York's best and most acclaimed restaurants

Stars So Sweet

Author : Tara Dairman
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Joan Bauer meets Ruth Reichl in this charming middle grade foodie series. As the summer winds down and Gladys Gatsby prepares to start middle school, she is nervous about juggling schoolwork and looming deadlines from her secret job as the New York Standard’s youngest restaurant critic. When her editor pushes for a face-to-face meeting to discuss more opportunities with the paper, Gladys knows she must finally come clean to her parents. But her perfectly planned reveal is put on hold when her parents arrive home with a surprise: her Aunt Lydia, one of the only adults who knows her secret, fresh off the plane from Paris. Gladys and Aunt Lydia try one last ruse to fool her editor at the Standard, but even with her aunt’s help, Gladys just can’t manage the drama of middle school and a secret life. It’s time for Gladys to be true to herself and honest with her friends and family, regardless of what those around her think.

Successful Programs for Fitness and Health Clubs

Author : Sandy Coffman
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In today's world, a club needs to offer more than state-of-the-art equipment and certified fitness instructors to recruit and retain members. You need something that will appeal to your members and keep them coming back. In Successful Programs for Fitness and Health Clubs: 101 Profitable Ideas, you will learn how to utilize programming to meet your strategic and financial goals. Written by internationally-respected programming consultant Sandy Coffman, this book will teach you exactly what programming is and how to make it work for you. Successful Programs for Fitness and Health Clubs: 101 Profitable Ideas presents more than 100 ready-to-use programs for use in fitness centers, group exercise studios, pools, gyms, and classrooms. The programs are designed to get hundreds of new members involved immediately. But the text is far more than just a program recipe book. Coffman addresses the challenges faced in programming, including teaching skills, communication skills, marketing techniques, and follow-up procedures. Her advice will help you design programs that unite members with common interests and abilities and foster a sense of belonging and commitment. Such programming leads to increased participation, reduced attrition, greater retention, more referrals, less downtime, and improved staff productivity. The text will first lay the foundation for programming by presenting the key principles and concepts that need to be considered. Part I explores -the five steps to programming success, -the 10 keys to member retention, -hiring and training the right people, -why a program director is needed, -internal and external promotions, and -niche marketing. By understanding and using the information in Part I, you can successfully implement the programs in Part II. Here you will find 101 actual programs, with numerous variations--including ideas for court sports, group exercise, and programs aimed at adults, families, kids, seniors, and women, covering a broad range of fitness levels, from beginners and intermediates to advanced participants. It also includes programming for specific time frames, such as the holiday season, spring, or summer. An activity finder located in the front of the text makes it easy to find programs based on criteria ranging from the type of activity or member to the type of special event. In addition to providing vital information for planning your programs, Successful Programs for Fitness and Health Clubs: 101 Profitable Ideas comes with a CD-ROM containing more than 60 files that will help you create support materials to get your programs started. You will find printable quizzes, flyers, score cards, invitations, scoring systems, round robin tournament schedules, and logos--most of which can be customized to include information specific to your facility, such as logo, contact names, dates, times, and more. Additional files provide templates to create T-shirts, buttons, and other promotional pieces. Headings and icons in the text indicate when to refer to the CD-ROM for certain materials. When it comes to enhancing your club offerings, follow the expert programming advice from Sandy Coffman. With it you will be able to create, implement, and deliver successful programs that will attract and retain new members and ultimately make your club a greater success.

The First Kingdom Volume 3

Author : Michael Hur
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This book is a collection of oral historical stories told from a traditional and conventional Christian narrative. The stories presented here come from a collection of Jewish and Middle Eastern annals that are found in the stories of their largely oral, unwritten accounts. Journey with us as we enter the First Kingdom.

Hearings Before Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives on Sundry Legislation Affecting the Naval and Military Establishments 1947

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services
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Hearings Before Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives on Sundry Legislation Affecting the Naval and Military Establishment 1947 1948 Eightieth Congress First second Session

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services
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Hearings Before and Special Reports Made by Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives on Subjects Affecting the Naval and Military Establishments

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