Cars, Trains, Ships, and Planes: A Visual Encyclopedia of Every Vehicle

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Cars, Trains, Ships, and Planes: A Visual Encyclopedia of Every Vehicle

Cars, Trains, Ships, and Planes: A Visual Encyclopedia of Every Vehicle by DK
English | September 1st, 2015 | ISBN: 146543805X | 258 pages | True PDF | 66.69 MB

Get kids revved up and ready to read.

Simple Savory Meals: 175 Chicken & Beef Recipes (Our Best Recipes)

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Simple Savory Meals: 175 Chicken & Beef Recipes (Our Best Recipes)

Simple Savory Meals: 175 Chicken & Beef Recipes (Our Best Recipes) by
English | January 20th, 2019 | ISBN: 1620933144 | 256 pages | EPUB | 29.40 MB

Craving something soothing, hearty or downright decadent? Whether you're hungry for a steamy bowl of soup, a cheesy casserole or a spicy stir-fry Simple Savory Meals has 175 mouthwatering recipes to choose from. Inside you'll find:

Knitter's Sketchbook: Design Inspiration for Twists and Cables

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Knitter's Sketchbook: Design Inspiration for Twists and Cables

Knitter's Sketchbook: Design Inspiration for Twists and Cables by Emma Vining
English | January 21st, 2019 | ISBN: 1785005375 | 192 pages | EPUB | 52.26 MB

Inspiration for twist and cable designs can be seen everywhere in the natural world and the urban environment, from the cracks in the pavement to building walls, posts and pillars. In A Knitter's Sketchbook: Design Inspiration for Twists and Cables, creative designer Emma Vining shares her experience of capturing pattern ideas in many diverse locations and settings, offering a design-led approach to creating unique knitting stitch patterns.

Uncle Tom's Journey from Maryland to Canada: The Life of Josiah Henson (American Heritage)

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Uncle Tom's Journey from Maryland to Canada: The Life of Josiah Henson (American Heritage)

Uncle Tom's Journey from Maryland to Canada: The Life of Josiah Henson (American Heritage) by Edna M. Troiano
English | January 21st, 2019 | ISBN: 1625859414 | 179 pages | EPUB | 3.21 MB

Josiah Henson was born into slavery in La Plata, Maryland, and auctioned off as a child to pay his owner's debt. After numerous trials and abuse, he earned the trust of his slaveholder by exhibiting intelligence and skill. Daringly, he escaped to Canada with his wife and children. There he established a settlement and school for fugitives and repeatedly returned to the United States to help lead others to freedom along the Underground Railroad.

The Quebec Conference of 1864: Understanding the Emergence of the Canadian Federation

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The Quebec Conference of 1864: Understanding the Emergence of the Canadian Federation

The Quebec Conference of 1864: Understanding the Emergence of the Canadian Federation by Eugénie Brouillet, Alain-G. Gagnon, Guy Laforest
English | December 30th, 2018 | ISBN: 0773554807, 0773554815 | 368 pages | EPUB | 7.16 MB

Like all major events in Canadian history, the Quebec Conference of 1864, an important step on Canada's road to Confederation, deserves to be discussed and better understood. Efforts to revitalize historical memory must take a multidisciplinary and multicultural approach.

Making Simple Marionettes

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Making Simple Marionettes

Making Simple Marionettes by John Roberts
English | January 21st, 2019 | ISBN: 1785005170 | 128 pages | EPUB | 30.92 MB

Marionettes are loved by puppeteers and audiences for what they can do on stage, but they can be challenging to design, make and perform. This beautiful book clearly explains the process from making the puppets to putting them on strings and bringing them alive. Detailed step-by-step instructions are given to make three marionettes - a walking bird, a dancer and a wooden man - each using different tools and materials, with progressively trickier techniques. Written by a leading puppeteer, it celebrates the art of the marionette. This book includes a showcase of marionettes from around the world to illustrate the variety, and richness of this ancient art which are superbly illustrated by 247 colour images with step-by-step instructions.

The Laughing Guide to a Better Life: Using Humor and Science to Improve Yourself, Your Relationships, and Your Surroundings

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The Laughing Guide to a Better Life: Using Humor and Science to Improve Yourself, Your Relationships, and Your Surroundings

The Laughing Guide to a Better Life: Using Humor and Science to Improve Yourself, Your Relationships, and Your Surroundings by Isaac Prilleltensky, Ora Prilleltensky
English | January 21st, 2019 | ISBN: 1475846371 | 118 pages | EPUB | 2.62 MB

The motto of this book is smarter through laughter. If you can laugh about it, you can probably change it. The authors use a heavy dose of humor (the laughing side), and a healthy measure of science (the learning side) to help you improve yourself, your relationships, and your surroundings. The book introduces the "I CAN model," which stands for Interactions, Context, Awareness, and Next steps. Interactions are powerful determinants of health and happiness. There are two skills that can make our interactions healthier: the ability to connect and the capacity to communicate.

The Nature of Empires and the Empires of Nature: Indigenous Peoples and the Great Lakes Environment (Indigenous Studies)

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The Nature of Empires and the Empires of Nature: Indigenous Peoples and the Great Lakes Environment (Indigenous Studies)

The Nature of Empires and the Empires of Nature: Indigenous Peoples and the Great Lakes Environment (Indigenous Studies) by Karl S. Hele
English | October 29th, 2013 | ISBN: 1554583284, 1554584884 | 372 pages | EPUB | 2.35 MB

Drawing on themes from John MacKenzie's Empires of Nature and the Nature of Empires (1997), this book explores, from Indigenous or Indigenous-influenced perspectives, the power of nature and the attempts by empires (United States, Canada, and Britain) to control it. It also examines contemporary threats to First Nations communities from ongoing political, environmental, and social issues, and the efforts to confront and eliminate these threats to peoples and the environment.

The Kindness of Strangers

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The Kindness of Strangers

The Kindness of Strangers by Salka Viertel
English | January 22nd, 2019 | ISBN: 1681372746 | 368 pages | EPUB | 2.19 MB

A memoir about showbiz in the early 20th century that travels from the theaters of Vienna, Prague, and Berlin, to Hollywood during the golden age, complete with encounters with Franz Kafka, Albert Einstein, and Greta Garbo along the way.

The Achiever Fever Cure: How I Learned to Stop Striving Myself Crazy

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The Achiever Fever Cure: How I Learned to Stop Striving Myself Crazy

The Achiever Fever Cure: How I Learned to Stop Striving Myself Crazy by Claire Booth
English | January 22nd, 2019 | ISBN: 1928055354 | 224 pages | EPUB | 0.71 MB

Claire Booth was a successful but stressed-out market research entrepreneur and executive suffering from what she calls "achiever fever"—constant striving coupled with chronic feelings of inadequacy. Sick and tired of feeling miserable, self-help skeptic Booth decides to try anything that might bring relief, from mindfulness to martial arts, from spending ten days in silence to "smiling" at her spleen. At first, Booth is fearful that slowing down and softening up will mean losing her professional edge. Instead, she discovers a more joyful and purposeful life, one that also turns out to be good for business. Bolstered by her own survey of other high-achieving professionals, The Achiever Fever Cure is a frank, funny, and inspiring story of Booth's road to recovery.

Spy Pilot: Francis Gary Powers, the U-2 Incident, and a Controversial Cold War Legacy

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Spy Pilot: Francis Gary Powers, the U-2 Incident, and a Controversial Cold War Legacy

Spy Pilot: Francis Gary Powers, the U-2 Incident, and a Controversial Cold War Legacy by Francy Gary Powers Jr., Keith Dunnavant
English | January 22nd, 2019 | ISBN: 1633884686 | 314 pages | EPUB | 5.10 MB

Based on newly available information, the son of famed U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers presents the facts and dispels misinformation about the Cold War espionage program that turned his father into a Cold War icon..

Moon Pacific Northwest: With Oregon, Washington & Vancouver (Travel Guide)

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Moon Pacific Northwest: With Oregon, Washington & Vancouver (Travel Guide)

Moon Pacific Northwest: With Oregon, Washington & Vancouver (Travel Guide) by Allison Williams
English | January 22nd, 2019 | ISBN: 1640491627 | 550 pages | EPUB | 20.44 MB

Rugged mountains, wild coastlines, and dense forests coexist with vibrant, diverse cities in one of the wildest corners of North America. Explore the PNW with Moon Pacific Northwest.

Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples, 3rd Edition

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Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples, 3rd Edition

Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples, 3rd Edition by Harville Hendrix, Helen LaKelly Hunt
English | January 22nd, 2019 | ISBN: 1250310539 | 352 pages | EPUB | 1.34 MB

The New York Times bestselling guide to transforming an intimate relationship into a lasting source of love and companionship, now fully revised with a new forward and a brand new chapter.

Canadian Justice, Indigenous Injustice: The Gerald Stanley and Colten Boushie Case

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Canadian Justice, Indigenous Injustice: The Gerald Stanley and Colten Boushie Case

Canadian Justice, Indigenous Injustice: The Gerald Stanley and Colten Boushie Case by Kent Roach
English | January 21st, 2019 | ISBN: 0773556389 | 319 pages | EPUB | 2.80 MB

In August 2016 Colten Boushie, a twenty-two-year-old Cree man from Red Pheasant First Nation, was fatally shot on a Saskatchewan farm by white farmer Gerald Stanley. In a trial that bitterly divided Canadians, Stanley was acquitted of both murder and manslaughter by a jury in Battleford with no visible Indigenous representation. In Canadian Justice, Indigenous Injustice Kent Roach critically reconstructs the Gerald Stanley/Colten Boushie case to examine how it may be a miscarriage of justice.

Indigenous Poetics in Canada (Indigenous Studies)

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Indigenous Poetics in Canada (Indigenous Studies)

Indigenous Poetics in Canada (Indigenous Studies) by Neal McLeod
English | June 6th, 2014 | ISBN: 1554589827 | 417 pages | EPUB | 2.38 MB

Indigenous Poetics in Canada broadens the way in which Indigenous poetry is examined, studied, and discussed in Canada. Breaking from the parameters of traditional English literature studies, this volume embraces a wider sense of poetics, including Indigenous oralities, languages, and understandings of place.