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2014 Longhorn Football Prospectus: Thinking Texas Football
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 1 review)
This 2014 Texas football preview is a season companion, reference guide, and resource for the entire football season. Our goal is to present a rational, entertaining assessment of Longhorn Football, Texas opponents, and the Big 12 Conference, while imparting a more comprehensive and deeper understanding of the game, so that you can enjoy game day, and our Longhorns, all the more. Hook 'em
Science Surprises: Exploring the Nature of Science
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A text supplement for students in any grade 7-10 science class, it is used with several freely available interactive lessons for a unit on the nature of science (NoS). The unit addresses many of the common misconceptions about NoS. It satisfies virtually all the latest NoS standards (in NGSS, CCSS). It includes strategies for critical and skeptical thinking. Teacher's Guide is also available.
The Communication Process
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Series: Fundamentals of Effective Communication, 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Professional
This book discusses the theory and applications of the communication process and provides practical examples for the use of professionals to improve their communication.
Connected Kids - Help Kids Shine Through Mindful Activities
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: British English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
From the author of the international best seller Calm Kids, Lorraine Murray's second book, Connected Kids, will help you teach children and teens how to relax with meditation and mindfulness and is designed to help support those with special needs or who are on the autistic spectrum. The book presents a wide range of practical ideas for effective parenting or professional support.
Listening with Empathy
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Series: Fundamentals of Effective Communication, 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / general
This book shows how good listening habits can only be developed through self-training. The book lists (and explains with illustrations) seven barriers to listening, seven bad listening habits, and three secrets to Active Listening. These descriptions provide a practical framework to analyse our shortcomings and identify the areas where there is room for improvement.
The Last War in Albion Chapter 8: Swamp Thing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,520. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
The Last War in Albion is a blog providing an ongoing critical epic history of British comic books focusing on the rivalry between Alan Moore and Grant Morrison. This volume collects the seventh chapter of the saga, focusing on Alan Moore's run on Swamp Thing.
10 Things You Need to Know: A Practical Guide for Internationals Moving to the U.S.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Moving to a new country is one of the hardest things you can do. Learning another language. Connecting to a new community. Adapting to an unfamiliar culture. These adjustments take years, but this practical guide provides information that will make your move easier. All ten themes are inspired by the author’s personal experiences and those of her many International friends. Welcome to the U.S.A.!
Perception
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Series: Fundamentals of Effective Communication, 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving
Since each individual’s perception is unique, we might encounter communication difficulties when two individuals attribute different meanings to the same utterance, event, or transaction. This book provides practical examples of Perceptual Errors and provides concrete advice to eliminate perceptual blocks in everyday communication.
Self-Concept and Communication
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Series: Fundamentals of Effective Communication, 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving
Our communication is immensely affected by our self-concept. This book discuses The Johari Window model and provides a way of looking at our self-concept in a systematic manner. The model also provides us guidelines for optimal self-disclosure in communication. In the latter part, the book illustrates the concept of 'Life Positions' which is based on Transactional Analysis.
The Shochu Handbook - An Introduction to Japan's Indigenous Distilled Drink
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 39,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Japanese
The Shochu Handbook is the foremost reference on Japan’s popular spirits, shochu and awamori. Written by licensed sommelier and longtime Japan resident, Christopher Pellegrini, the book will bring you up to speed on shochu and awamori’s history, production methods, labeling practices, food pairing, mixing, and more. It’s essential for the Japanese food fan and beverage professional alike.
A View from Beneath the Dancing Elephant: Rediscovering IBM's Corporate Constitution
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,610. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
If Lou Gerstner’s Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance? is the yang, this book is the yin—that quintessential opposing and balancing force. It is an IBM employee-owner’s perspective; it captures the views of those that will determine IBM’s 21st Century permanence. Its premise? IBM must rediscover its Corporate Constitution—its basic beliefs of Respect, Service and Excellence.
Zen-Sational Living: A Simple Guide to Finding Your True Self and Maintaining Balance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,710. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Loaded with sensible advice, Zen-Sational Living is a road-map for making good decisions and being your best. From the basics of Zen, to health (mental and physical), creating a personal space, and everything in between! Whether you're in need of a boost, a change, or are starting on your own road of self-discovery, ZEN-SATIONAL LIVING will guide you on your journey.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Burn: A Comprehensive Guide to Burning Man.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,680. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(3.00 from 1 review)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Burn is a comprehensive event guide to Burning Man, detailing everything from the history and evolution of the event to traveling to and from (and around in) Black Rock City to building a camp (wiring said camp for solar power, grey water disposal, etc.) and surviving the Black Rock Desert (what to bring, the culture, how to change a bicycle tire, etc.) for a week.
How To Raise A Good Kid
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,280. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Essential reading for every parent, How To Raise A Good Kid is a collection of 23 hilarious, honest and heartfelt stories about growing up and raising children that help parents teach lessons about core values such as faith, honesty, courage, hard work, perseverance and love. One of the best books about parenting and successfully navigating the challenges of childhood that you will ever find.
Communication as a Transaction
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Series: Fundamentals of Effective Communication, 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership
This book provides comprehensive discussion and examples of the model of Transactional Analysis. If we view every unit of social interaction is called a transaction, this model should help us troubleshoot a communication breakdown, and improve overall communication effectiveness.
Exploring the World of Social Learning
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,090. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education
The world has become a complex place. The old divide between the formal workplace and the informal social space is largely gone. Social learning lies mid-way between the two, providing new and exciting ways for us to interact with learners. In this book I will show you how to create dynamic social learning spaces and how to be involved in the conversation as it unfolds.
Major Bank Fraud Cases - A Critical Review
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,140. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
As a timely reminder for all Bankers and those involved in critically examining bank fraud cases this book traces out what went wrong in each of the Major Bank Fraud cases, what was the modus operandi and what were the major deviations which facilitated this fraud and learning points based on the experience gained in critical examination of more than 150 cases. 50 case studies are discussed.
Managing Conversations
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Series: Fundamentals of Effective Communication, 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
This book discusses how smooth conversations normally follow five stages in a pre-determined sequence.It then discusses, with examples, some guiding principles in conversations. Finally, discussion focuses on 'unproductive'conversations. In an attempt to understand how unproductive conversations are created, the book elabaorates on some factors leading to unproductive conversations
Dead Men Can't Lie: The Truth Behind the Cases of Trayvon Martin and Marlon Brown
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In his book "Dead Men Can't Lie," Dr. Shiping Bao talks openly and in a no-holds-barred manner about a number of major issues surrounding the George Zimmerman trial and the case of Marlon Brown. Dr. Bao is the Medical Examiner who performed the autopsies on both Trayvon Martin and Marlon Brown, two very high-profile and controversial cases still in the media.
Healed from Chronic Pain
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,990. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Pain management
A new approach to healing, the combining of faith and science, lead this non-medical person to discover that nutrition would heal most disorders. A correlation between central air conditioning and obesity lead him to the understanding that we do not consume enough nutrients in our regular diets for health. You will also discover our relationship with the sun has changed forever and why.