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The Good Neighbor
Score: 4
From 18 Ratings

The Good Neighbor


by Maxwell King
  • Release Date : 2018-09-04
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Fred Rogers (1928–2003) was an enormously influential figure in the history of television and in the lives of tens of millions of children. As the creator and star of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, he was a champion of compassion, equality, and kindness. Rogers was fiercely devoted to children and to taking their fears, concerns, and questions about the world seriously. The Good Neighbor, the first full-length biography of Fred Rogers, tells the story of this utterly unique and enduring American icon. Drawing on original interviews, oral histories, and archival documents, Maxwell King traces Rogers’s personal, professi...

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Hole s Human Anatomy   Physiology

Hole s Human Anatomy Physiology


by David Shier
  • Release Date : 2007-01-30
  • Genre: Medical

Assuming no prior science knowledge, this book supports main concepts with clinical applications, making them more relevant to students pursuing careers in the allied health field....

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Rise of the Rocket Girls
Score: 4
From 16 Ratings

Rise of the Rocket Girls


by Nathalia Holt
  • Release Date : 2016-04-05
  • Genre: History

The riveting true story of the women who launched America into space. In the 1940s and 50s, when the newly minted Jet Propulsion Laboratory needed quick-thinking mathematicians to calculate velocities and plot trajectories, they didn't turn to male graduates. Rather, they recruited an elite group of young women who, with only pencil, paper, and mathematical prowess, transformed rocket design, helped bring about the first American satellites, and made the exploration of the solar system possible. For the first time, Rise of the Rocket Girls tells the stories of these women -- known as "human computers" -- who broke the boun...

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Ten Little Ladybugs
Score: 5
From 12 Ratings

Ten Little Ladybugs


by Melanie Gerth
  • Release Date : 2007-06-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction

In Ten Little Ladybugs, one by one, ten tactile bugs disappear. Where did they all go? Young ones will love finding this out as they feel their way through the sturdy, colorful pages of this innovative book. The cute critters provide a hands-on learning experience and the rhyming text reinforces the counting concept. Interactive, educational, adorable - this magical countdown book adds up to a whole lot of fun. See why over 800,000 have been sold to date!...

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Sea Rose Lane
Score: 4.5
From 52 Ratings

Sea Rose Lane


by Irene Hannon
  • Release Date : 2016-06-07
  • Genre: Fiction

Three-Time RITA Winner Invites Readers Back to the Captivating Coastal Town of Hope Harbor After a devastating layoff, attorney Eric Nash heads back to the town where he grew up--only to discover that his childhood home is being transformed into a bed & breakfast. Instead of plotting his next career move in peace, he's constantly distracted by noise, chaos--and BJ Stevens, the attractive but prickly blonde architect and construction chief who's invaded the house with her motley crew. As for BJ, her client's son might be handsome, but after a disastrous romance, dating isn't high on her agenda. Yet when they join forces to ...

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Journey to the Heart
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

Journey to the Heart


by Melody Beattie
  • Release Date : 2013-04-30
  • Genre: Self-Help

Journey to the Heart by New York Times bestselling author of Codependent No More, Beyond Codependency, and Lessons of Love, contains 365 insightful daily meditations that inspire readers to unlock their personal creativity and discover their divine purposes in life. “Melody Beattie gives you the tools to discover the magnificence and splendor of your being.” –Deepak Chopra, author of Jesus and Buddha...

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The Personal MBA
Score: 3.5
From 5 Ratings

The Personal MBA


by Josh Kaufman
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Business

Are you tempted to go to business school? Save your money and read The Personal MBA instead. This bestselling book gives you everything you to transform your business and your career. An MBA at a top business school is an enormous investment in time and cash. And if you don't want to work for a consulting firm or an investment bank, the chances are it simply isn't worth it. The Personal MBA gives you simple mental models for every subject that's key to commercial success. From the basics of products, and marketing to the nuances of teamwork and systems, this book distils you need to know to take on the MBA graduates and wi...

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Queer Phenomenology

Queer Phenomenology


by Sara Ahmed
  • Release Date : 2006-12-04
  • Genre: Literary Criticism

Cultural theorist Sara Ahmed demonstrates how queer studies can put phenomenology to productive use by analyzing what it means for bodies to be "oriented" in space and time....

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Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra


by Swami Satyananda Saraswati
  • Release Date : 2002-10-01
  • Genre: Relaxation

Yoga Nidra, which is derived from the tantras, is a powerful technique in which you learn to relax consciously. In yoga nidra, sleep is not regarded as relaxation. People feel that they are relaxing when they collapse in an easy chair with a cup of coffee, a drink or a cigarette, and read a newspaper or switch on the television. But this will never suffice as a scientific definition of relaxation. These are only sensory diversions. True relaxation is actually an experience far beyond all this. For absolute relaxation you must remain aware. This is yoga nidra, the state of dynamic sleep. Yoga nidra is a systematic method of...

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The Death and Life of Great American Cities
Score: 4.5
From 12 Ratings

The Death and Life of Great American Cities


by Jane Jacobs
  • Release Date : 2016-07-20
  • Genre: Social Science

Thirty years after its publication, The Death and Life of Great American Cities was described by The New York Times as "perhaps the most influential single work in the history of town planning....[It] can also be seen in a much larger context. It is first of all a work of literature; the descriptions of street life as a kind of ballet and the bitingly satiric account of traditional planning theory can still be read for pleasure even by those who long ago absorbed and appropriated the book's arguments." Jane Jacobs, an editor and writer on architecture in New York City in the early sixties, argued that urban diversity and v...

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