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Chasing Lincoln's Killer
by James L. Swanson

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English

Pages

208

Publication Date

September 01, 2012

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NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author James Swanson delivers a riveting account of the chase for Abraham Lincoln's assassin.<br /><br />Based on rare archival material, obscure trial manuscripts, and interviews with relatives of the conspirators and the manhunters, CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER is a fast-paced thriller about the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth: a wild twelve-day chase through the streets of Washington, D.C., across the swamps of Maryland, and into the forests of Virginia.
Ninja: Get Good: My Ultimate Guide to Gaming
by Tyler "Ninja" Blevins

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English

Pages

152

Publication Date

August 20, 2019

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<b>From one of the leading Fortnite gamers in the world comes your game plan for outclassing the rest at playing video games. <br /><br />“Get the right gear, practice the right way, and get into the right headspace and you too can <i>Get Good</i>.”—<i>Time</i><br /><br /></b>Packed with illustrations, photographs, anecdotes, and insider tips, this complete compendium includes everything Tyler "Ninja" Blevins wishes he knew before he got serious about gaming. <br /><br /><b>Here's how to:</b><br />• Build a gaming PC<br />• Practice with purpose<br />• Develop strategy<br />• Improve your game sense<br />• Pull together the right team<br />• Stream with skill<br />• Form a community online<br />• And much more<br /><br />Video games come and go, but Ninja's lessons are timeless. Pay attention to them and you'll find that you're never really starting over when the next big game launches. Who knows—you may even beat him one day. As he says, that's up to you. <br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>Ninja: Get Good</i></b><br /><br />“If you’re a casual gamer looking to refine your gaming skills or equipment, or someone considering getting into esports, then livestreamer and gaming guru Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins’ book could be the perfect guide.”<b>—<i>Los Angeles Times</i></b><br /><br />“It’s perfect for young kids just getting into gaming after watching streamers, like Ninja, and their parents who may not know much about gaming and streaming . . . It’s an all-in-one checklist of everything you need to start up on a streaming life. This book breaks down complex and sometimes obscure concepts in gaming that many non-gamer parents may not know about or the kids know about instinctually but can't put into words.”<b>—GameCrate</b>
THE ART OF COMPETITIVE POKEMON: Unlocking the missing piece to yo...
by Mrjamvad

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English

Pages

126

Publication Date

November 18, 2019

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Do you want to start playing Pokemon, but don't know how?<br /><br />Do you wish there was something that could TEACH YOU, step by step, EVERYTHING you needed to know about COMPETITIVE POKEMON no matter your level?<br /><br />Are you TIRED of LOSING?<br /><br />Do you feel like something is PREVENTING you from taking your game to the NEXT LEVEL?<br /><br /><br /><br />Well, my dear friend, do I have some news for you...<br /><br />Introducing, THE ART OF POKEMON!<br /><br />The Art of Pokemon is a book designed to teach ANY PLAYER, regardless of their level, how to become a MASTER of the game. This is achieved through SIMPLE step by step PROCESSES that take into consideration each player's level of experience.<br /><br />How do I know this?<br /><br />Well...<br /><br />I have been a private, competitive pokemon coach for over four years now. Through doing this, I have developed a unique perspective that I believe no else on earth has.<br /><br />I have learned how to break down concepts in a digestible way and put them in actionable steps, that if followed, guarantees improvement. This isn't theory.<br /><br />How's the book structured?<br /><br />The book is divided into sections, starting from the BEGINNER level and progresses through to the MASTER level.<br /><br />No more stumbling around. No more wondering. No more unanswered questions. EVERYTHING you need to know has been assembled in one place.<br /><br />Don't waste time trying to figure it out. Start getting results.<br /><br /><br /><br />
The Ultimate Unofficial Encyclopedia for Minecrafters: An A - Z B...
by Megan Miller

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Language

English

Pages

177

Publication Date

June 16, 2015

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<b>By the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Hacks for Minecrafters</i>!</b><br /><br />How many books can pull you away from the same old YouTube videos and get you excited about <i>reading</i>? <b>You’ll be surprised at how quickly you can learn hundreds of new tricks and tips!</b> Want to know where you’ll find the most diamonds or how to protect your villagers at night? This A–Z reference is a quick guide to all the tips you want to know, including:<br /><br /><li>How to spawn and kill the Wither boss<br /></li><li>How to rescue a baby zombie villager<br /></li><li>How to make a portal without a diamond pickaxe<br /></li><li>How to make a secret passageway using paintings<br /><br />This is the greatest, unparalleled guide especially for readers who love the fight of good vs. evil, magical academies like Hogwarts in the Harry Potter saga and games like Terraria and Pokemon GO, ideal for both the young newcomer and the seasoned player. From abandoned mineshafts to mini-games, mods, and zombie sieges, <b><i>The Ultimate Unofficial Encyclopedia for Minecrafters</i></b> reveals expert tricks of the trade for gamers. This exciting book will cover everything players need to know about mining, farming, building, villagers, the Nether, and more!<br /><br />A big book of players’ hacks for Minecrafters organized in an easy-to-reference encyclopedia format, this book will show readers the ins and outs of the game, how to survive and thrive, and various mods that can improve play. The book is illustrated with screenshots throughout, making it easy for new and experienced Minecrafters to build, fight, protect, and survive in their creative worlds.</li>
Halo: Fall of Reach
by Brian Reed

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English

Pages

296

Publication Date

March 29, 2016

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<b>The Master Chief’s origin story!</b><br />In the year 2517, humanity’s last hope is with Dr. Catherine Halsey, the SPARTAN-II program, and one six-year-old boy: John-117. Kidnapped and ruthlessly trained, John endures and rises as the leader of the Spartans: he becomes the Master Chief! These legendary heroes are entrusted with stopping the Covenant at all costs…but will their harrowing biological augmentation and unparalleled MJOLNIR armor be enough to rise to victory?<br />* From the lead writer of <i>Halo 5: Guardians</i>!<br />* A perfect companion for the <i>Halo: The Fall of Reach</i> animated series!
Doing Math with Python: Use Programming to Explore Algebra, Stati...
by Amit Saha

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Language

English

Pages

265

Publication Date

August 01, 2015

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<i>Doing Math with Python</i> shows you how to use Python to delve into high school–level math topics like statistics, geometry, probability, and calculus. You’ll start with simple projects, like a factoring program and a quadratic-equation solver, and then create more complex projects once you’ve gotten the hang of things.<br /><br />Along the way, you’ll discover new ways to explore math and gain valuable programming skills that you’ll use throughout your study of math and computer science. Learn how to:<br />–Describe your data with statistics, and visualize it with line graphs, bar charts, and scatter plots<br />–Explore set theory and probability with programs for coin flips, dicing, and other games of chance<br />–Solve algebra problems using Python’s symbolic math functions<br />–Draw geometric shapes and explore fractals like the Barnsley fern, the Sierpinski triangle, and the Mandelbrot set<br />–Write programs to find derivatives and integrate functions<br /><br />Creative coding challenges and applied examples help you see how you can put your new math and coding skills into practice. You’ll write an inequality solver, plot gravity’s effect on how far a bullet will travel, shuffle a deck of cards, estimate the area of a circle by throwing 100,000 "darts" at a board, explore the relationship between the Fibonacci sequence and the golden ratio, and more.<br /><br />Whether you’re interested in math but have yet to dip into programming or you’re a teacher looking to bring programming into the classroom, you’ll find that Python makes programming easy and practical. Let Python handle the grunt work while you focus on the math.<br /><br /><b>Uses Python 3</b>
DIY Drones for the Evil Genius: Design, Build, and Customize Your...
by , Fitz Tepper

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Language

English

Pages

177

Publication Date

December 02, 2016

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<p><strong>Design, build, and pilot custom drones―no prior experience necessary!</strong></p> <p>This fun guide shows, step-by-step, how to construct powerful drones from inexpensive parts, add personalized features, and become a full-fledged pilot. <em>DIY Drones for the Evil Genius: Design, Build, and Customize Your Own Drones</em> not only covers safety, mechanics, drone design, and assembly, but also teaches the basics of Aerospace Engineering. You will discover how to add video transmitters, GPS, first-person view, and virtual reality goggles to your creations. The book walks you through the FAA licensing process and takes a look at advanced concepts, such as artificial intelligence and autonomous flight.</p> <p>• Learn about aircraft parts, control mechanics, and safety practices<br /><br />• Become an expert pilot—even handle flips and high-speed maneuvers<br /><br />• Pick the perfect parts for your high-performance drone<br /><br />• Find out how to solder and start assembling your drone<br /><br />• Program the aircraft, calibrate the motors, and start flying!<br /><br />• Add LED lights, GoPro mounts, and self-balancing camera gimbals<br /><br />• Explore the world of first-person-view (FPV) drones and high-speed racing<br /><br />• See how artificial intelligence can be put to use in the drone industry<br /> </p>
Your Sharpie Style: 75 Original Sharpie Craft Projects to Design ...
by Deborah Green

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English

Pages

144

Publication Date

April 12, 2016

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<p><strong><em>Decorate • Embellish • Transform</em></strong> your home and accessories using just a Sharpie pen!</p><p>Take your coloring to the next level! From cups and saucers to sneakers and tote bags, this book is guaranteed to transform your home and your garments with stylish and colorful designs. Clear and easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions take you through the basics of working with a variety of Sharpie pens, from oil-based and water-based markers to paint pens and more!</p><p>Ranging from cute and crafty to unique and boutique, these fun, one-of-a-kind projects are for all skill levels and can be easily applied to fashion accessories, home décor, and many more commonly found objects. Filled with tips, variations, and colorful photographs, it has never been this easy to customize your life. All you need is your creative inspiration, and a Sharpie.</p>
Teach Your Kids to Code: A Parent-Friendly Guide to Python Progra...
by Bryson Payne

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English

Pages

336

Publication Date

April 01, 2015

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<div><p><i>Teach Your Kids to Code</i> is a parent's and teacher's guide to teaching kids basic programming and problem solving using Python, the powerful language used in college courses and by tech companies like Google and IBM.</p><p>Step-by-step explanations will have kids learning computational thinking right away, while visual and game-oriented examples hold their attention. Friendly introductions to fundamental programming concepts such as variables, loops, and functions will help even the youngest programmers build the skills they need to make their own cool games and applications.</p><p>Whether you've been coding for years or have never programmed anything at all, <i>Teach Your Kids to Code</i> will help you show your young programmer how to:</p><ul><li>Explore geometry by drawing colorful shapes with Turtle graphics</li><li>Write programs to encode and decode messages, play Rock-Paper-Scissors, and calculate how tall someone is in Ping-Pong balls</li><li>Create fun, playable games like War, Yahtzee, and Pong</li><li>Add interactivity, animation, and sound to their apps</li></ul><p><i>Teach Your Kids to Code</i> is the perfect companion to any introductory programming class or after-school meet-up, or simply your educational efforts at home. Spend some fun, productive afternoons at the computer with your kids—you can all learn something!</p></div>
The World of Tom Clancy's The Division
by Ubisoft

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English

Pages

163

Publication Date

April 23, 2019

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<b>Incisive lore and detailed art in a cunningly designed hardcover that will bring readers into the ravaged streets of New York City and Washington DC as seen in Ubisoft's record-breaking videogame series!</b><br /><br />On Black Friday, a deadly biological attack was thrust upon the populace of New York. Within weeks, millions lay dead, and the city was placed under quarantine. The only force with any hope of restoring order are the embedded agents of the SHD--more commonly known as the Division. <br /><br />Despite the quarantine, the infection continues to spread across the country. Amidst a ruined government, a shattered infrastructure, and an eroding civilization, the Division is now called to action in Washington DC--but if the agents fail, the capital will fall, and the nation with it.<br /><br /><i>The World of Tom Clancy's The Division </i>is the meticulously crafted result of a partnership between Dark Horse books and Ubisoft Entertainment, offering readers a unique insight into the chaotic and dangerous world of the hit games. Don't miss this opportunity to learn all there is to know about the tactical methods, the high-tech tools, and the all-important mission of the Division!

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