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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2018
by Old Farmer's Almanac

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

August 29, 2017

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<DIV>It’s another new year celebrating everything under the Sun, including the Moon, with <I>The Old Farmer’s Almanac, </I>America’s oldest continuously published periodical! Always timely, topical, and distinctively “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” the Almanac has been beloved for centuries by people from all walks of life. As the nation’s iconic calendar, the 2018 edition will mark the days, months, and seasons; preview astronomical events; and cover a range of related topics: trends, gardening, anniversaries, recipes, home remedies, pets, husbandry, folklore, amusement, contests, fishing, and more—too much more to mention—all in the inimitable way it has done since 1792.</DIV>
The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018
by World Almanac

Language

English

Pages

1008

Publication Date

December 05, 2017

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The 150th Anniversary special edition of the best-selling reference book of all time! The ebook format allows curious readers to keep millions of searchable facts at their fingertips.<BR><BR><I>The World Almanac® and Book of Facts</I> is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Published since 1868, The World Almanac® is an essential resource that puts thousands of facts at your fingertips to answer your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The 2018 edition of <I>The World Almanac®</I> celebrates 150 years of providing information to curious readers and reviews the events of 2017. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information" by <I>The Wall Street Journal</I>, <I>The World Almanac® and Book of Facts</I> will meet all of your trivia demands—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more.
Guinness World Records 2018: Meet our Real-Life Superheroes
by Guinness World Records

Language

English

Pages

256

Publication Date

August 29, 2017

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<p>The record-breaking records annual is back and packed with more incredible accomplishments, stunts, cutting-edge science and amazing sporting achievements than ever before. With more than 3,000 new and updated records and 1,000 eye-popping photos, it has thousands of new stats and facts and dazzling new features.</p><p>There is so much to explore inside. Go on a whirlwind tour of the planet’s most amazing places, from the largest swamps to the deepest points on Earth. Find out what happens when you give an octopus a Rubik’s Cube, and why all you need to defend yourself from a crocodile is a rubber band! You’ll also find all your favorite records and categories such as Big Stuff, Collections, Mass Participation and Fun with Food, plus the year’s most significant sporting achievements.</p><p>Our editors have also taken inspiration this year from the world of superheroes – both fictional and real-world – so look out for our feature chapter charting your favorite caped crusaders in comic books, TV shows and movies. We also meet the real-life record-breakers with genuine superpowers, such as the Canadian strongman vicar who can pull a jumbo jet and an actual cyborg who uses technology to augment his senses. You’ll also learn all about the science of superheroes, such as who the fastest and strongest superheroes would be if they came to life, and who would win in a royal rumble between Superman, Batman, Hulk and Dr Strange!</p><p>Also new this year is a celebration of the superlative with infographic poster pages that explore the most exciting absolutes, such as the longest, tallest, fastest and heaviest. Does the longest sofa outstretch the longest train? Is the tallest Easter egg bigger than the tallest snowman? Find out in this amazing new edition. You’ll also find these special pages available as free poster downloads at guinnessworldrecords.com!</p><p>From science to showbiz via stunts and sports, there are real-life heroes all around us in all shapes and sizes, achieving the extraordinary every day. There’s only one book where you’ll find so many amazing facts all in one place, and that’s <b><i>Guinness World Records 2018</i></b>!</p>
Deep space Art: Picture Books for Children
by Kiana Jackson

Language

English

Pages

Publication Date

November 20, 2017

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Over 2000 pages of amazing pictures!
Here I Stand - A Life Of Martin Luther
by Roland Bainton

Language

English

Pages

426

Publication Date

April 16, 2013

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This early work on Martin Luther is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. It details the life of the monk responsible for translating the Bible from Latin into German and for inspiring the Lutheran movement. This is a fascinating work and is thoroughly recommended for anyone interested in the history of European religion.<br />This book is about the life of Martin Luther and his continuing impact on the world. Luther is raised in a conservative and disciplined home and goes on to become a monk without his father's initial blessing. Luther does everything a monk should do. He is committed to prayer, fasting, vigils, preaching, and teaching to the point of exhaustion. He continues his education and goes on to become a leader in the Catholic Church.
Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide: The Modern Era
by Leonard Maltin

Language

English

Pages

1637

Publication Date

November 28, 2017

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<b>WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHOR</b><br /><br />Now that Netflix and Hulu can deliver thousands of movies at the touch of a button, the only question is: What should I watch?<br /><br />With nearly 16,000 entries and more than 13,000 DVD listings,<i> Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide</i> remains "head and shoulders above the rest." (<i>The New York Times</i>) It also includes an up-to-date list of mail-order and online sources for buying and renting DVDs and videos, official motion picture code ratings from G to NC-17, old and new theatrical and video releases rated four-stars to BOMB, exact running times, reviews of little-known sleepers, foreign films, rarities, and classics, and Leonard's list of 60 breakthrough performances.<br /><br /><b>"****"—<i>USA Today</i></b>
2018 Farmers' Almanac
by Peter Geiger

Language

English

Pages

285

Publication Date

August 13, 2017

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What's 200 years old and still read all over? The Farmers' Almanac! Published every year since 1818, the Farmers' Almanac continues to charm, amaze, inform, and entertain readers of all ages. Want to know when to plant your vegetable garden? The Almanac s got that! How about the best days to fish or quit smoking? It's in there. Easy-to-read charts and calendars help you plan not only your day, but your month and year ahead. And the Almanac's long-range weather predictions help you prepare for winter, spring, and the summer ahead.<br /><br />The 2018 edition contains 8-pages of Almanac Throwbacks, featuring useful life hacks, tricks, and wisdom from yesteryear that are surprisingly useful (and entertaining) today. Additional features in the 2018 edition include the winners of the prestigious Farmer of the Year Award, and topics that are important to you to help you live smarter, including easy ways to reduce food waste, how to grow tropical fruits (no matter where you live), natural ingredients for a natural first aid kit, recipe contest and winners, and much, much more. So much, that we can't list it all here! Plan Your Day. Grow Your Life.
The ABC's of LGBT+
by Ashley Mardell

Language

English

Pages

190

Publication Date

November 08, 2016

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<strong>#1 Amazon Bestseller!<br /><p><br />Are you seeking a deeper understanding of gender identity and sexual identity?</strong><br /><p><br /><b><i>The ABCs of LGBT+</i></b> is a #1 Bestselling LGBT book and is essential reading for questioning teens, teachers or parents looking for advice, or anyone who wants to learn how to talk about gender identity and sexual identity. In <i>The ABCs of LGBT+</i>, Ashley Mardell, a beloved blogger and YouTube star, answers many of your questions about:<ul><br /><li>lgbt and lgbt+<br /><li>gender identity<br /><li>sexual identity<br /><li>teens in a binary world<br /><li>the LGBT family<br /><li>and more</ul><br />The 21st Century has seen very positive movement for LGBT+ rights. In the last few years the overturning of DOMA, the SCOTUS ruling in favor of the Marriage Equality Act, American transgender politicians elected to office, and landmark moments such as Apple becoming the most valuable company in the world under the leadership of an openly gay CEO have advanced LGBT awareness and understanding. In a world full of LGBT questions, Mardell’s <i>The ABC’s of LGBT+</i> has the answers. <br /><p> <br />We are living in a post-binary world where gender fluency and awareness of gender identity and a real understanding of our LGBT family is essential. Ashley Mardell, one of the most trusted voices on YouTube, presents a detailed look at all things LGBT+ in this remarkable book. Along with in-depth definitions, personal anecdotes, helpful infographics, resources, and more; Mardell’s LGBT book is proof it does get better every day in a world where people are empowered by information and understanding. In Mardell’s own words, "This book is also for allies and LGBT+ people simply looking to pack in some extra knowledge… a critical part of acceptance. Learning about new identities broadens our understanding of humanity, heightens our empathy, and allows us different, valuable perspectives.”
The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2017
by World Almanac

Language

English

Pages

1008

Publication Date

December 06, 2016

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Get thousands of facts right at your fingertips with this essential resource.<BR><BR><I>The World Almanac® and Book of Facts </I>is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. Since 1868, this compendium of information has been <I>the</I> authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The 2017 edition of <I>The World Almanac® </I>reviews the events of 2016 and will be your go-to source for questions on any topic in the upcoming year. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information" by <I>The Wall Street Journal</I>, <I>The World Almanac® and Book of Facts </I>will answer all of your trivia needs—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. <BR><B>Features include:</B><BR> <ul> <BR>• <B>2016—Top 10 News Topics: </B>The editors of <I>The World Almanac®</I> list the top stories that held the world's attention in 2016. <BR>• <B>2016—Year in Sports:</B> Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring complete coverage of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, the 2016 World Series, and much more. <BR>• <B>2016—Year in Pictures: </B>Striking full-color images from around the world in 2016, covering news, entertainment, science, and sports. <BR>• <B>2016—Offbeat News Stories:</B> <I>The World Almanac®</I> editors found some of the strangest news stories of the year. <BR>• <B><I>World Almanac</I> ® Editors' Picks: Time Capsule:</B><I> The World Almanac® </I>lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2016, from news and sports to pop culture.<BR>• <B>2016 Election Results: </B> <I>The World Almanac®</I> provides a comprehensive look at the entire 2016 election process, from the roller coaster of the early primaries to state and county presidential voting results and coverage of House, Senate, and gubernatorial races. <BR>• <B>The World at a Glance:</B> This annual feature of <I>The World Almanac®</I> provides a quick look at the surprising stats and curious facts that define the changing world. <BR>• <B>World Almanac ® Editors’ Picks: The Best Teams That Never Won It All:</B> In light of Golden State's unprecedented regular season success and eventual downfall in the NBA Finals, The World Almanac® takes a look back into sports history for the best teams that fell just short of championship glory. <BR>• <B>Statistical Spotlight: </B>A brand-new feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest stories of the year. These data provide context to give readers a fresh perspective on important issues. <BR>• <B> Other New Highlights:</B> Newly available statistics on sexuality, student loans, overdose deaths, state minimum wages, and much more.
The World Almanac of Islamism 2017
by American Foreign Policy C...

Language

English

Pages

1158

Publication Date

November 30, 2017

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<span><span>Now in its third edition, </span><span style="font-style:italic;">The World Almanac of Islamism</span><span> is the first comprehensive reference work to detail the current activities of radical Islamist movements worldwide. The contributions, written by subject expert, provide up-to-date assessments on the contemporary Islamist threat in all countries and regions where it exists. Each country study will include valuable metrics for gauging the advance or decline of Islamism. In places where Islamists are not in power, these include year-on-year comparisons of the number of terrorist attacks that have taken place, the level of popular support being received by radical religious organizations and political parties, and applicable government responses to these trends, if any. In places where they are in power, metrics encompass relevant changes to domestic human rights practices and social conditions, foreign policy rhetoric and action, and the overall stability of the state.</span></span>

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