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Solving Problems in Couples and Family Therapy by Robert Sherman, Paul Oresky, Yvonne Rountree, ISBN: 9780876306475

First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Arts Therapists, Refugees and Migrants by Ditty Dokter, ISBN: 9781853025501

The legal and humanitarian response to the world's growing population of refugees and migrants has created more awareness of not only the physical but also the psychological needs of displaced peoples. Refugees are often the forgotten victims of war violence and political upheaval, subjected to the traumatic loss of family and home and the consequent deterioration of cultural identity as they seek asylum in other countries. Ditty Dokter is joined by contributors from a number of multicultural backgrounds, in a volume examining the issues surrounding intercultural arts therapies as a means of working with clients who are refugees and migrants. The role of art, music, dance, and drama in healing the effects of trauma and restoring the sense of cultural and personal identity is discussed, emphasising the need for sensitivity to cultural differences in practice. The ultimate aim is to promote more awareness of intercultural issues in an attempt to build a broader framework for arts therapy practice.

Invisible Web by Marianne Walters, ISBN: 9780898627343

Invisible Web

Hardback

by ( Dec, 1991 )

Bringing new focus to the subject, THE INVISIBLE WEB investigates the family from a feminist perspective. Using the lens of gender, connections between mothers and daughters, fathers and daughters, mothers and sons, and husbands and wives are analyzed and given new meaning. The authors evaluate and redefine family transitions such as divorce, single-parent and female-headed households, and remarried couples who are attempting to integrate their respective children with ex-spouses and complicated networks of extended kin. They also reexamine traditional and emerging roles for women in their early, middle, and later years. Written in an engaging format, each chapter features an in depth analysis of how gender shapes the relationship in question. This discussion is followed by fascinating vignettes of actual cases from each of the four authors, whose approaches reflect different orientations to therapy. Based on the work of the Women's Project in Family Therapy which won the 1986 AFTA Award for Distinguished Contribution to Family Therapy, this groundbreaking work is an excellent text for courses in family therapy and women's studies, an invaluable guide for mental health practitioners, and an insightful read for anyone who wishes to explore the invisible web of gender patterns in families.

Consciousness is Everything by Swami Shankarananda, ISBN: 9780975099506

Consciousness Is Everything Until now, Kashmir Shaivism was an esoteric field accessible only to a few scholars and other specialists. In his book Swamiji presents the wisdom of this powerful tradition and explores Consciousness, the most intimate experience of life. Swami Shankarananda has succeeded in making Kashmir Shaivism come alive in these pages, and I consider this work the best introduction to that tradition thus far. Georg Feuerstein, author

Making Connections by Carol Gilligan (editor), Nona Lyons (editor), Trudy Hanmer (editor), ISBN: 9780674540415

The Relational Worlds of Adolescent Girls at Emma Willard School

Art, Mind and Brain by Howard E. Gardner, ISBN: 9780465004454

"In a provocative discussion of the sources of human creativity, Gardner explores all aspects of the subject, from the young child's ability to learn a new song through Mozart's conceiving a complete s"

Infants at Risk: Assessment and Intervention : An Update for Health-Care Professionals and Parents (Johnson & Johnson Baby Products Company pediatric round table series) by Catherine C. Brown, ISBN: 9780931562068
Dynamic Therapy of the Older Patient by Wayne Myers, ISBN: 9780876686232

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Theraplay by Ann M. Jernberg, ISBN: 9780787943028

Theraplay

Paperback

by ( Oct, 1998 )

Increasing a child's competence and trust Attachment-based play can help build the intimacy that creates the healthy parent-child interactions that are so vital to a child's development. This is especially true for children how are troubled by emotional or learning difficulties. The thoroughly revised second edition of the author's classic work Theraplay offers clear, easily understood guidelines for professionals and parents to a dynamic and proven approach for treating children with attachment and relationship problems. Based on the work of the founder of the renowned Theraplay Institute in Chicago, this new book explores how to use play to communicate love and authority and shows how this effective form of treatment increases a child's competence and trust. A comprehensive resource, the book offers effective techniques for working with special populations including children who have been adopted or are in foster care, victims of trauma or abuse, and youngsters with autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Written in a clear and instructive style, Theraplay is an excellent guide for both parents and professionals who work with children.

Reflecting Team in Action by Steven Friedman, ISBN: 9781572300033

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents by Reinecke, Mark A., ISBN: 9781572300224

While cognitive-behavioral therapy has developed rapidly in recent years, its application with children and adolescents has received only minimal attention. Expanding the boundaries of contemporary cognitive-behavioral therapy, this much-needed volume addresses myriad up-to-date strategies and techniques for treating common difficulties experienced by children and adolescents. Grounded in a strong developmental orientation, contributing authors address numerous disorders that are commonly confronted by mental health professionals working with children and their families, as well as other problems that are encountered less frequently. Chapters begin with a review of the relevant literature, then present extended case examples, including DSM-IV diagnoses, which clearly demonstrate the use and implementation of cognitive-behavioral techniques.

Handbook of Hypnosis Phenomena in Psychotherapy by John H. Edgette, ISBN: 9780876307502

Despite their clinical utility, hypnotic phenomena are vastly underutilized by therapists in their work with clients. Whether this is due to uncertainty about how to use specific techniques constructively, or how to elicit particular phenomena, or anxiety about not being able to obtain a desired result, this volume will guide therapists toward higher levels of clinical expertise. By describing varied hypnotic phenomena and how they can be used as vehicles of intervention. The Handbook of Hypnotic Phenomena in Psychotherapy takes the therapist beyond fundamental applications of hypnosis toward a broader, more sophisticated, scope of practice. This immensely readable book addresses the selection, elicitation, and therapeutic use of more than a dozen hypnotic phenomena. It offers step-by-step instruction on eliciting such phenomena as age progression, hypnotic dreaming, anesthesia, negative and positive hallucination, hypermnesia, catalepsy, hypnotic deafness, among others. Moreover, the book includes precise instructions on how to use the phenomena manifested in trance to provide more focused, goal-oriented, and emotionally meaningful psychotherapy. Numerous case examples vividly illustrate intervention with anxiety disorders, trauma and abuse, dissociative disorders, depression, marital and family problems, sports and creative performance, pain, psychotic symptomatology, and other conditions. The Handbook of Hypnotic Phenomena in Psychotherapy will be used by therapists as a valuable clinical resource to expand their conceptualization of hypnosis, and thus enable them to develop a wider repertoire of skills with which they can confidently treat clients.

Your Many Faces by Virginia Satir, ISBN: 9780307791344

Each one of us has a medley of 'faces' that composes our individual personality: intelligence, anger, love, jealousy, helplessness, courage, and many more. We're often quick to judge these characteristics as either positive or negative, without recognizing that we need each of them in order to become fuller, more balanced human beings. Originally written in 1978 by renowned psychotherapist Virginia Satir, the timeless classic Your Many Faces has been updated and reissued-and is as relevant today

Handbook of Humor and Psychotherapy by William F. Fry, ISBN: 9780943158198

Handbook of Humor and Psychotherapy: Advances in the Clinical Use of Humor

Helping Children with Aggression and Conduct Problems by Michael L. Bloomquist, ISBN: 9781572307483

This eminently practical book thoroughly describes the most effective interventions for 3- to 12-year-olds with aggression and conduct problems. Risk and protective factors for the development of these types of behaviors are explained and guidelines provided for planning and implementing such interventions as social competence training, parent and family skills building, psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, school-based approaches, and community-based child and family support. Chapters on each type of intervention provide a concise review of the research literature, identify empirically supported program models, and offer clear recommendations for handling different clinical situations.

Systems-Centered Therapy for Groups by Yvonne M. Agazarian, ISBN: 9781572301955
Systems of Family Therapy by Robert Sherman, ISBN: 9780876304570

First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

David Smith A Centennial by Rosalind E. Krauss, David Anfam, New York. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.  Essays by armen Giiménez, ISBN: 9780892073443
Glimpses of Abhidharma by Chogyam Trungpa, ISBN: 9780877732822

The Abhidharma is a collection of Buddhist scriptures that investigate the workings of the mind and the states of human consciousness. In this book, Chögyam Trungpa shows how an examination of the formation of the ego provides us with an opportunity to develop real intelligence. Trungpa also presents the practice of meditation as the means that enables us to see our psychological situation clearly and directly.

No Vacancies in Hell (Paper) by Michael Balint, ISBN: 9780871400864

In Problems of Human Pleasure and Behavior he addresses himself to a variety of subjects of interest to both the layman and the practicing clinical psychologist or psychiatrist: among others, sex and society, masturbation, discipline, menstruation, punishment, aging, and parapsychology. His famous essay, "The Doctor, His Patient, and the Illness," is here along with important accounts of Pavlov, Sandor Ferenczi, the Marquis de Sade, and Geza Roheim.

Short Term Anxiety Provoking Psychotherapy: A Treatment Manual by Peter E. Sifneos, ISBN: 9780465078028

Slight shelf wear, few creases to cover. Owner's stamp on title page, number written on the bottom for edge. Pages are clean and binding is tight. Solid Book

Coming Back to Life: Practices to Reconnect Our Lives, Our World by Joanna Macy, ISBN: 9780865713918

In this book the authors offer eloquent and compelling insight into the roots of our angst, then point the way forward out of apathy to 'the work that reconnects'. An aspiring and practical guide, this much sought-after update and expansion of Joanna Macy's earlier 'Repair and Personal Empowerment in the Nuclear Age' will be welcomed throughout the world by all those concerned with peace, spirit, eco-activism and education.

Experiencing and Counselling Multicultural and Diverse Populations by Nicholas Vace, ISBN: 9781560323815

This text is intended to be of use in enabling helpers to improve their effectiveness in counselling through learning values held and attitudes frequently associated with each population. This updated third edition adds a chapter on "Getting in Touch with Your Heritage" and covers 12 specific populations: older order Amish; Asian Americans; older persons; Mexican Americans; gay, lesbian and bisexual populations; Native Americans; single parents; African Americans; people with physical disabilities; Southeast Asian refugees; Cuban Americans; and women entering or reentering the work force.

Family Healing by Salvador Minuchin, ISBN: 9780029212950

Family Healing

Hardcover

by ( Nov, 1992 )

At the centre of people's lives is the family, which can be and should be a haven from the harshness of the outside world. Unfortunately, the source of people's greatest hope for happiness often turns out to be the source of their worst disappointments. Now, the family therapist, Salvador Minuchin unravels the knots of family dynamics against the background of his own odyssey from an extended Argentinian Jewish family to his innovative treatment of troubled families. Through the stories of families who have sought his help, the reader is taken inside the consulting room to see how families struggle with self-defeating patterns of behaviour. Through his confrontational style of therapy, Dr Minuchin demonstrates the strict but unseen rules that trap family members in stifling roles, and illuminates methods for helping families untangle systems of disharmony. In Dr Minuchin's therapy there are no villains and no victims, only people trying to deal with various problems at each stage of the family life cycle. Minuchin understands the family as a system of interconnected lives, not as a "dysfunctional" group.Each story of a therapeutic encounter brings a new understanding of familiar dilemmas and classic mistakes, and recounts Dr Minuchin's creative solutions. At a time when so many families are stressed to the breaking point by economic and social pressures, this book shows the reader the hidden resources to be found at the heart of the family itself. Dr Minuchin has also written "Families and Family Therapy", "Family Kaleidoscope", "Family Therapy Techniques" and "No Place to Hide".

Psychodynamic Therapy by Richard F. Summers, ISBN: 9781462509706

Presenting a pragmatic, evidence-based approach to conducting psychodynamic therapy, this engaging guide is firmly grounded in contemporary clinical practice and research. The book reflects an openness to new influences on dynamic technique, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy and positive psychology. It offers a fresh understanding of the most common problems for which patients seek help -- depression, obsessionality, low self-esteem, fear of abandonment, panic, and trauma -- and shows how to organize and deliver effective psychodynamic interventions. Extensive case material illustrates each stage of therapy, from engagement to termination. Special topics include ways to integrate individual treatment with psychopharmacology and with couple or family work.

Strategies of Psychotherapy by Jay Haley, ISBN: 9780931513060

The introduction to the book has been revised and updated. The original work was published as a result of an investigation into the whole field of therapy undertaken by the George Bateson research project in 1963.

Resolving Resistances in Psychotherapy by Herbert S. Strean, ISBN: 9780876305843
Individualizing Psychological Assessment by Constance T. Fischer, ISBN: 9780534039813

Assessments by psychologists, educators, and other human-service professionals too often end with the client being reported in terms of scores, bell-shaped curves, traits, psychodynamic forces, or diagnostic labels. Individualizing Psychological Assessment�uses these classification devices in ways that facilitate returning from them to the individual's life, both during the assessment session and in written reports. The book presents an approach and procedures through which a person's actual life becomes the subject matter of assessment. Thoroughly revised from the previous edition, the book presents a wide range of concrete examples and illustrative cases�that will serve both students and practicing professionals alike in individualizing assessments.

How to Get Out of Your Own Way: A Step-by-Step Guide for Identifying and Achieving Your Goals by Daniel G. Amen, ISBN: 9781886554177

Tired of losing... and suspecting YOU are your own worst enemy? This is what you've been looking for! This book is full of expert, pragmatic advice for unraveling and breaking through self-defeating behavior. It uses a combination of interactive questionnaires and exercises to help you turn around your career, your relationships, and even your very own personality. This book shows you 27 self-sabotaging characteristics, how your family background effects your career, how to escape negative patterns of the past, how to form positive personal and business relationships, the 9 rules for defining success, and the importance of "imagineering.

Healing the Trauma of Domestic Violence by Mari McCaig MSW, ISBN: 9781572243699

Many women who free themselves from violent domestic situations experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) long after they achieve physical and emotional safety. A ringing telephone or a crowded city street threatens a potential encounter with their abuser. People they care for seem far away, and things they used to enjoy offer neither pleasure nor relief. Their long, sleepless nights drag on. If you've freed yourself from an abusive relationship but still suffer from its effects, this program of trauma recovery techniques can help you take back your peace of mind. Based on a clinically proven set of techniques called cognitive trauma therapy (CTT), the exercises in this workbook will help you address feelings of guilt, anger, depression, anxiety, and stress. You'll learn how to break down the negative thoughts that might be cycling in your mind and how to replace them with positive, constructive affirmations. Later in the program, you'll be guided through controlled exposure to abuse reminders, which will enable you to face the fears you might otherwise spend a lifetime avoiding. The program begins and ends with techniques for becoming your own best advocate--an informed, confident person with all the strength you need to create the secure, fulfilling life you deserve. Recognize the effects of trauma on your life Let go of anger, stress, shame, and guilt Change core beliefs that can lead to involvement in abusive relationships Confront and overcome your fears Dispel feelings of helplessness Avoid future involvement with potential abusers

Psychological Testing, Theory, and Applications by Louis H. Janda, ISBN: 9780205194346

This new book is the first psychological testing book to devote over 40% of its coverage to psychometric theory. In a detailed account, the author explains why measurement is critical to all sub-areas of psychology-from developing psychologists to educational psychologists to experimental psychologists. The book unfolds with coverage of the specialty areas in psychology. Secondly, it discusses the extent to which tests are actually used. By utilizing this book, readers will gain an appreciation and understanding of how psychological tests impact society. Topics include: measurement and statistics; norms and the meaning of test scores; validity; item analysis; test construction; and more. Developing and seasoned psychologists.

The Dog Lovers Companion to Philadelphia: The Inside Scoop on Where to Take Your Dog by Christine Matturro McLaughlin, ISBN: 9781566917742

The Dog Lover’s Companion to Philadelphia has the inside scoop on the best parks, restaurants, accommodations, recreation spots, and pet-friendly businesses in the City of Brotherly Love, the Pocono Mountains, the Jersey Shore, Lancaster, and beyond. Local author Christine R. McLaughlin and her trusty companions Linus and Nellie have dug up many surprising resources available to dogs in Philadelphia, such as costume parties, Yappy hours, and puppy playgroups, and Bark Breakfasts. Packed with helpful maps, up-to-date leash laws, and a useful "paw" ranking system for all locations in the book, The Dog Lover’s Companion to Philadelphia is a truly a pet’s best friend.

Reading Genesis Well: Navigating History, Poetry, Science, and Truth in Genesis 1-11 by C. John Collins, ISBN: 9780310598572

What does it mean to be a good reader of Genesis 1-11 What does it mean to take these ancient stories seriously and how does that relate to taking them literally Can we even take any of this material seriouslyReading Genesis Well answers these questions and more, promoting a responsible conversation about how science and biblical faith relate by developing a rigorous approach to interpreting the Bible, especially those texts that come into play in science and faith discussions. This unique approach connects the ancient writings of Genesis 1-11 with modern science in an honest and informed way.Old Testament scholar C. John Collins appropriates literary and linguistic insights from C. S. Lewis and builds on them using ideas from modern linguistics, such as lexical semantics, discourse analysis, and sociolinguistics. This study helps readers to evaluate to what extent it is proper to say that the Bible writers held a "primitive" picture of the world, and what function their portrayal of the world and its contents had in shaping the community.

Child and Adolescent Therapy: Cognitive-Behavioral Procedures: Cognitive-behavioural Procedures by Philip Kendall, ISBN: 9781572305564

This authoritative volume describes effective cognitive-behavioral approaches to a range of frequently encountered child and adolescent disorders. The book begins with a guiding model for conducting multifaceted treatment that is sensitive to individual and developmental concerns. Chapters by leading clinician-researchers then address specific behavioral and emotional problems, including aggression, anger, ADHD, depression, anxiety disorders, and difficulties faced by children with chronic health conditions. Providing a practical overview of salient clinical techniques, each up-to-date chapter summarizes related literature and considers future directions for research and practice. Also examined are developmental issues specific to work with adolescents and the current status of empirically supported interventions.

No Time to Lose by Pema Chodron, ISBN: 9781590301357

No Time to Lose

Hardcover

by ( Nov, 2005 )

A best-selling American Buddhist nun introduces the traditional spiritual program that guides her own life, laying out a ten-stage path toward becoming a bodhisattva that includes such topics as commitment, awareness, vigilance, patience, and meditation.

Integtrating the Rorschach and the MMPI-2 in Personality Assessment by Ronald J. Ganellen, ISBN: 9780805816174

This text argues that the MMPI-2 and the Rorschach offer more essential information when used together. It examines the interrelationships between the two tests through empirical and research findings, conceptual relationships and integrated interpretations using in-depth case presentations.

Arid Dreams by Duanwad Pimwana, ISBN: 9781936932566

Arid Dreams

Paperback

by ( Apr, 2019 )
Works of Edward Hitchcock by Edward Hitchcock, ISBN: 9791021355149

2 works of Edward Hitchcock American geologist and the third President of Amherst College (1793-1864) This ebook presents a collection of 2 works of Edward Hitchcock. A dynamic table of contents allows you to jump directly to the work selected. Table of Contents: The Plurality of Worlds The Religion of Geology and Its Connected Sciences

The Technology Trap: Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation by Carl Benedikt Frey, ISBN: 9780691172798

How the history of technological revolutions can help us better understand economic and political polarization in the age of automation From the Industrial Revolution to the age of artificial intelligence, The Technology Trap takes a sweeping look at the history of technological progress and how it has radically shifted the distribution of economic and political power among society's members. As Carl Benedikt Frey shows, the Industrial Revolution created unprecedented wealth and prosperity over the long run, but the immediate consequences of mechanization were devastating for large swaths of the population. Middle-income jobs withered, wages stagnated, the labor share of income fell, profits surged, and economic inequality skyrocketed. These trends, Frey documents, broadly mirror those in our current age of automation, which began with the Computer Revolution. Just as the Industrial Revolution eventually brought about extraordinary benefits for society, artificial intelligence systems have the potential to do the same. But Frey argues that this depends on how the short term is managed. In the nineteenth century, workers violently expressed their concerns over machines taking their jobs. The Luddite uprisings joined a long wave of machinery riots that swept across Europe and China. Today's despairing middle class has not resorted to physical force, but their frustration has led to rising populism and the increasing fragmentation of society. As middle-class jobs continue to come under pressure, there's no assurance that positive attitudes to technology will persist. The Industrial Revolution was a defining moment in history, but few grasped its enormous consequences at the time. The Technology Trap demonstrates that in the midst of another technological revolution, the lessons of the past can help us to more effectively face the present.

OFFICE Kersten Geers & David Van Severen: Vol. 1, 2, 3 by Christophe Van Gerrewey, ISBN: 9783863359249
Commodore 64: a visual Compendium by Bitmap Books, ISBN: 9780993012983
Nabari No Ou, Vol. 7 by Yuhki Kamatani, ISBN: 9780316073127

What was supposed to be a peaceful discourse on the state of the Nabari world descends into chaos as the students of Alya Academy throw themselves headlong into an attack against the very shinobi they invited to their school. Their purpose? To fulfill the grisly requirements of the cure-all forbidden art, Daya, to revive the beloved leader of Kouga village! As Miharu's former allies from Banten and current ones from the Grey Wolves form an uneasy alliance to stay alive, the no-longer-apathetic vessel of the Shinra Banshou reaches out to the secret art in a desperate bid to save Yoite. In the midst of such emotional and physical chaos, will it answer his call? About the Author Yuhki Kamatani's debut work, NABARI NO OU, was a finalist in the 2005 Japan Media Arts Festival in the "Story Manga" category. The series' popularity later led to its popular anime adaptation.

entrepreneurship(Chinese Edition) by BEI JING XIN HUA XIN SHANG YE FENG XIAN GUAN LI YOU XIAN ZE REN GONG SI XIAO, ISBN: 9787300058368
A Basic Guide to Interpreting the Bible by Robert H. Stein, ISBN: 9780801033735

This completely revised edition helps readers identify various biblical genres, understand the meaning of biblical texts, and apply that meaning to contemporary life.

Mister Miracle by Tom King, ISBN: 9781401283544

Mister Miracle

Paperback

by ( Nov, 2018 )

Scott Free is the greatest escape artist who ever lived. So great, he escaped Granny Goodness' gruesome orphanage and the dangers of Apokolips to travel across galaxies and set up a new life on Earth with his wife, Big Barda. Using the stage alter ego of Mister Miracle, he has made quite a career for himself showing off his acrobatic escape techniques. He even caught the attention of the Justice League, who has counted him among its ranks. You might say Scott Free has everything-so why isn't it enough? Mister Miracle has mastered every illusion, achieved every stunt, pulled off every trick-except one. He has never escaped death. Is it even possible? Our hero is going to have to kill himself if he wants to find out.

Algebra by Paolo Aluffi, ISBN: 9780821847817

Algebra

Hardcover

by ( Aug, 2009 )

Algebra: Chapter 0 is a self-contained introduction to the main topics of algebra, suitable for a first sequence on the subject at the beginning graduate or upper undergraduate level. The primary distinguishing feature of the book, compared to standard textbooks in algebra, is the early introduction of categories, used as a unifying theme in the presentation of the main topics. A second feature consists of an emphasis on homological algebra: basic notions on complexes are presented as soon as modules have been introduced, and an extensive last chapter on homological algebra can form the basis for a follow-up introductory course on the subject. Approximately 1,000 exercises both provide adequate practice to consolidate the understanding of the main body of the text and offer the opportunity to explore many other topics, including applications to number theory and algebraic geometry. This will allow instructors to adapt the textbook to their specific choice of topics and provide the independent reader with a richer exposure to algebra. Many exercises include substantial hints, and navigation of the topics is facilitated by an extensive index and by hundreds of cross-references.

The Portable Milton by John Milton, ISBN: 9780140150445

The Portable Milton

Paperback

by ( Aug, 1976 )

The Portable Milton is an authoritative grand tour through the imagination of this prodigal genius. In the course of his forty-year career, John Milton evolved from a prodigy to a blind prophet, from a philosophical aesthete to a Puritan rebel, and from a poet who proclaimed the triumph of reason to one obsessed with the intractability of sin. Throughout these transformations, he conceived his work as a form of prayer, written in the service of the supreme being.

Changes of the Heart by Martha Beck Certified Life Coaches, ISBN: 9781439248096

Need help facing your life's challenges? In Changes of the Heart, thirteen life coaches offer their best strategies for some of life's toughest moments. Following principles developed by Dr. Martha Beck - such as seeking what's right for you within yourself and taking change one easy step at a time - each coach has written about her particular expertise. Look inside for genuine, effective strategies for improving your finances, raising challenging children, living in gratitude, making difficult choices, living after loss, handling difficult relationships at work, losing weight, restoring your energy, writing a book, and rediscovering yourself. Changes of the Heart provides warm and real help from diverse certified life coaches speaking from their individual experiences.

Critical Thinking by Tracy Bowell, ISBN: 9780415820929

Critical Thinking

Paperback

by ( Nov, 2014 )

We are frequently confronted with arguments. Arguments are attempts to persuade us - to inuence our beliefs and actions - by giving us reasons to believe this or that. Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide will equip students with the concepts and techniques used in the identication, analysis and assessment of arguments. Through precise and accessible discussion, this book provides the tools to become a successful critical thinker, one who can act and believe in accordance with good reasons, and who can articulate and make explicit those reasons. Key topics discussed include: core concepts in argumentation how language can serve to obscure or conceal the real content of arguments; how to distinguish argumentation from rhetoric how to avoid common confusions surrounding words such as 'truth', 'knowledge' and 'opinion' how to identify and evaluate the most common types of argument how to distinguish good reasoning from bad in terms of deductive validly and induction. This fourth edition has been revised and updated throughout, with a new introduction for each chapter and up-to-date topical examples. Particular revisions include: practical reasoning; understanding quantitative data, statistics, and the rhetoric used about them; scientific reasoning; the connection to formal logic and the logic of probability; conditionals; ambiguity; vagueness; slippery slope arguments; and arguments by analogy. The dynamic Routledge Critical Thinking companion website provides thoroughly updated resources for both instructors and students including new examples and case studies, flashcards, sample questions, practice questions and answers, student activities and a testbank of questions for use in the classroom.

Berserk 1 by Kentaro Miura, ISBN: 9781506711980

Berserk 1

Hardcover

by ( Mar, 2019 )

Kentaro Miura's Berserk has outraged, horrified, and delighted manga and anime fanatics since 1989, creating an international legion of hardcore devotees and inspiring a plethora of TV series, feature films, and video games. And now the badass champion of adult fantasy manga is presented in an oversized 7" x 10" deluxe hardcover edition, nearly 700 pages amassing the first three Berserk volumes, with following volumes to come to serve up the entire series in handsome bookshelf collections. No Guts, no glory!

Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory, The by Corey White, ISBN: 9780670079346

Praise for Corey White's stand-up- 'Captivating' Tom Gleeson 'It's a spiritually enriching show. Whitey has safer hands than Gilchrist circa 2003 ... Strap in for this one, it's a harrowing little number that leaves you in a good mood, quite a feat.' Herald Sun 'Corey White runs the full gamut of human existence in a well planned, carefully executed show with a consistent voice and thoughtful jokes that, at times, had me crying with laughter.' Crikey 'A ferocious talent. Pay attention.' The Age 'Wonderful ... It's a rare stand-up show that you emerge from feeling like a better person, and that you want other people to see so that they can be better people too. I can't give any higher praise than that.' The Guardian 'He seems like an everyman you could happily have a beer with ... A winner straight out of the gate, a show with depth and insight.' Courier-Mail

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Qualitative Social Research: Contemporary Methods for the Digital Age by Vivienne Waller, ISBN: 9781473913554

With a clear focus on the importance and prevalence of new and digital technologies, this book presents students with a practical guide to understanding the process of qualitative research in the social sciences

Speak Your Mind (IMPORT) by Anne-Marie (England), ISBN: 0190295664497

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Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk, ISBN: 9780099765219

Fight Club

Paperback

by ( May, 2006 )

Every weekend, in the basements and parking lots of bars across the country, young men with white-collar jobs and failed lives fight each other barehanded. It's the invention of Tyler Durden, and it's only the beginning of his plans for violent revenge on an empty consumer-culture world.

Understanding Construction Law by J Coggins, ISBN: 9780409341645

Forthcoming Publication date: October, 2015 Understanding Construction Law by Tom Davie, Tony Earls, Phil Evans, Kim Lovegrove and Jeremy Coggins is an overview text, designed for students in disciplines such as construction, architecture engineering or business who need to understand construction law. Format: Paperback Once published, this title will also be available in eBook format. [eISBN: 9780409341652] This text will also be a valuable reference for individuals working in the construction industry. It illustrates how legal principles are applied in transactions, covering all Australian jurisdictions and including information on construction industry and practice. The author team combines in-depth experience in the construction industry, legal practice and academia to present an authoritative but readable and practical text with no assumed knowledge of law. Features oÂeo covers all Australian jurisdictions oÂeo includes information on construction industry and practice oÂeo no assumed knowledge of law Related LexisNexis Titles Cremean, Whitten & Sharkey, Brooking on Building Contracts, 5th ed, 2014 Gerber & Ong, Best Practice in Construction Disputes - Avoidance, Management and Resolution, 2013 Wilson, Security of Payment in New South Wales and Victoria, 2014

Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It by Chris Voss, Tahl Raz, ISBN: 9781847941497

'This book blew my mind.' Adam Grant, bestselling author of Originals A former FBI hostage negotiator offers a new, field-tested approach to negotiating - effective in any situation. After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a kidnapping negotiator brought him face-to-face with bank robbers, gang leaders and terrorists. Never Split the Difference takes you inside his world of high-stakes negotiations, revealing the nine key principles that helped Voss and his colleagues succeed when it mattered the most - when people's lives were at stake. Rooted in the real-life experiences of an intelligence professional at the top of his game, Never Split the Difference will give you the competitive edge in any discussion. 'Filled with insights that apply to everyday negotiations.' Business Insider 'Chris Voss has few equals when it comes to high-stakes negotiations. Whether for your business or your personal life, his techniques work.' Joe Navarro, former FBI Special Agent and bestselling author of What Every BODY is Saying

Vegan: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook for Beginners - Easily Get Started With Over 70 Mouth-Watering Vegan Recipes (Vegan Lifestyle) by Jenny Walker, ISBN: 9781533278388
Thor Epic Collection: The Fall of Asgard by Stan Lee, ISBN: 9781302912741
They Drew as They Pleased Vol. 3: The Lost Art of Disney's Wartime Years (the 1940s, Part II) by Didier Ghez, ISBN: 9781452151939

Walt Disney always envisioned the studios that bear his name remaining relevant by consistently taking creative risks and doing the unexpected. Heading into the 1940s, he crafted an entirely new division of the studio called the Character Model Department, which focused solely on the details of character development. This latest volume from famed Disney historian Didier Ghez profiles six remarkable artists from that department, sharing uncommon and never-before-seen images of their influential work behind the scenes. With vivid descriptions and passages from the artists' journals, this visually rich collection offers a rare view of the Disney artists whose work gave rise to many classic Disney characters, and who ultimately rewrote the future of character creation in animation.

Jim Aparo's Complete The Phantom by Dick Wood, ISBN: 9781613451106

The great Jim Aparo, got his first big break with Charlton Comics and did stand-out work on The Phantom which garnered him praise throughout the industry. Now for the first time all of Aparo's Phantom stories and covers are collected in one volume which focuses on this great artist's outstanding work on The Ghost Who Walks. In addition to containing his complete work on the character, seven stories in all, this volume also contains Aparo covers for stories created by other artists as well. To top it all off there are extensive selections of Aparo's original art on the feature as well as a detailed essay and documentary materials. Don't miss it!

The New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons: A Semi-Serious A-To-Z Archive by Robert Mankoff, ISBN: 9780316436670
LOAC Essentials Volume 6: Baron Bean 1917 by George Herriman, ISBN: 9781631401572

The New York Journal of Books said that the first volume of LOAC Essentials (Baron Bean 1916) "sets the standard for archival and reprint quality." The Washington Times wrote that it's "beautiful. It showcases Mr. Herriman's developing style and his move toward a combination of absurdity, surrealism, and art deco." LOAC Essentials Volume 6 presents the second year of George Herriman's much-lauded pre-Krazy Kat masterpiece. These strips are nearly a century old and are reprinted here for the first time ever.

They Drew as They Pleased Vol 4: The Hidden Art of Disney's Mid-Century Era by Didier Ghez, ISBN: 9781452163857

The 1950s and 1960s at The Walt Disney Studios marked unprecedented stylistic directions brought on by the mid-century modern and graphic sensibilities of a new wave of artists. This volume explores the contributions of these heroes with special emphasis on the art of Lee Blair, Mary Blair, Tom Oreb, John Dunn, and Walt Peregoy. It includes never-before-seen images from Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, and Sleeping Beauty and discusses Disney's first forays into television, commercials, space, and science projects-even the development of theme parks. Drawing on interviews and revealing hundreds of rediscovered images that inspired Disney's films during one of its most prolific eras, this volume captures the rich stories of the artists who brought the characters to life and helped shape the future of animation.

Thor Epic Collection: When Titans Clash by Stan Lee, ISBN: 9780785194460

Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, the creative team that sparked the Marvel revolution, set off on Asgardian adventures featuring the fight-to-end- all-fights between Thor and the Incredible Hulk; the return of the Grey Gargoyle; the debut of the Absorbing Man and the unstoppable Destroyer; Thor and Loki's exile to Skornheim and the introduction of Hercules and the Greek gods! COLLECTING: VOL. 2; JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY (1952) 110-125, ANNUAL (1965) 1, THOR (1966) 126-130, MATERIAL FROM NOT BRAND ECHH (1967) 3

LOAC Essentials: Alley Oop 1939 4 by V. T. Hamlin, ISBN: 9781613778296

In 1939, Vincent Trout Hamlin had been writing and drawing the successful Alley Oop for more than five years. In Alley Oop, Hamlin created a unique concept, marrying his fascination with dinosaurs and prehistoric times to a rollicking style of storytelling and drawing that was simultaneously serious, fantastic, and loaded with slapstick. The series was set in the kingdom of Moo and starred Alley Oop, the club-wielding caveman, his girlfriend Ooola, friends Dinny the dinosaur and Foozy (who speaks in rhyme), plus Oop's rival, King Guz, and Guz's Queen Umpateedle. Yet Hamlin knew that the strip's horizons in Moo were limited. So it was, in early 1939, that Alley Oop and Ooola see a mysterious box and, to the utter amazement of Guz and his minions, promptly fade from view, followed by the caption: "Dear Reader: you must now say goodbye to Moo you are to follow Alley Oop in this strangest of many strange adventures. - V. T. Hamlin". Oop and Ooola had entered a time machine and were now living in the modern day 20th Century! Their host was the inventor of the time machine, Dr. Elbert Wonmug! No change of such magnitude had ever occurred in a continuing newspaper strip, and readers responded enthusiastically. With every time period in history available as a backdrop, Alley Oop became even more popular. This volume features Oop final Moo adventure, followed by his trips to the 20th Century and ancient Greece, where he and Ooola share adventures with brave Ulysses, the lovely Helen of Troy, and the mighty Hercules. V.T. Hamlin would send his characters everywhere and everywhen - but the classic Alley Oop begins with the stories contained in this volume. The book is introduced by Michael T. Price, who first met V. T. Hamlin in the 1960s and remained friendly with him for the rest of the cartoonist's life. Price also composed the musical score for Hip Pocket Theatre production, Alley Oop.

Loac Essentials Volume 12Baron Bean, 1918 by George Herriman, ISBN: 9781684053551
Baron Bean 1916 by George Herriman, ISBN: 9781613774427

Baron Bean 1916

Hardcover

by ( Dec, 2012 )

"The complete series from 1916 to 1919 will be reprinted in three volumes"--P. [4] of cover.

Batman: The Silver Age Newspaper Comics Slipcase Set (Batman Newspaper Comics) by Whitney Ellsworth, ISBN: 9781684053964

A three volume omnibus of the Caped Crusader's 1960s newspaper strip adventures--never before collected--now in a premium slipcase suitable for stately Wayne Manor. The daily Batman newspaper strip began in 1966, on the heels of the Batmania craze created by the hit television series staring Adam West, and ran through the early 1970s. The strip boasted stories by longtime editor Whitney Ellsworth and art by DC stalwarts Shelly Moldoff, Joe Giella, and Carmine Infantino. Featuring an all-star cast of characters including Robin, the Joker, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, Batgirl, Two Face, Scarecrow, Superman, Aquaman, Green Arrow, Black Canary, and more! This three book set includes all the black-and-white dailies, plus all the color Sunday strips.

The Midnight Society (The Midnight Chronicles Book 1) by Rhonda Sermon, ISBN: 9780994361738

Witness protection has a protocol for dealing with every situation--except magic. Cate's life has been monitored since her new identity was created five years ago. She's spent countless hours learning how to deal with potential threats and dangerous situations. None of which is any use when everyone around her is suddenly frozen like statues at the bus stop. As she attempts to make sense of the frightening scene, a mysterious group of teenagers appears out of thin air. They are intrigued she's not affected, but focus on completing their deadly mission, using baffling powers before they vanish again. When the group seeks her out the next day, Cate is drawn into a world filled with sorcery and time travel. After she accidentally brings a cheerleader back from the dead, her incredible powers are revealed. Cate is shocked to discover she has a pivotal role to play in a centuries-old battle between two mortal enemies which threatens to destroy her entire world. With the distinction between good and evil blurred, she's faced with the choice of which side to join. Cate can save her family or protect thousands from death. She can't do both. Will she risk destroying innocent lives to save the ones she loves?

Everyday Cookery Chicken by Gina Steer, ISBN: 9781844513154
Yang Shaobin: X-Blind Spot by Nikos Papastergiadis, ISBN: 9788881587421
The Twelve Days of Christmas in Ohio (Twelve Days of Christmas in America) by Carole Gerber, ISBN: 9781454908906

Have a Buckeye State Christmas with cousins Molly and Michael. Go snowshoeing and hiking near the Appalachians, enjoy a family sleepover at Cleveland's Great Lakes Science Center, eat sweet snickerdoodles, and have fun at EnterTRAINment Junction, "the world's largest indoor model train display." From Lake Erie lighthouses to a herd of painted ponies, there are so many great things to see and do!

Colombia by Nel Yomtov, ISBN: 9780531220139

Colombia

Hardback

by ( Feb, 2014 )

It's geography for a new generation, an invaluable resource for facts and figures, and a fascinating, highly visual introduction to the world's countries. Look for full-color photos, original maps, interactive, browser-friendly sidebars, handy "fast facts," and an authoritative "to find out more" section, including Internet resources. Book jacket.

Presuppositional Apologetics Stated and Defended by Greg L. Bahnsen, ISBN: 9780915815555

What once was lost, now is found! Dr. Greg L. Bahnsen, the definitive champion of Cornelius Van Til's revolutionary Reformed apologetical method, wrote this systematic treatise and defense of Biblical apologetics many years before his untimely death. Dr. Bahnsen received the typeset proofs for editing, but due to the unfortunate accidents of history, the only copy was lost. The work, consequently, was never published. In our Lord's Providence, after some twenty years, our friends at Covenant Media Foundation discovered the lost proofs. They recently sent them to us at American Vision where our enthusiastic editors busily began preparing the work for publication. Finally, our work has paid off! This magnum opus of apologetics lays out the Biblical presuppositional method, provides rigorous Biblical proof, and defends the uniqueness of the method. This is the work we all longed for Bahnsen to write, yet never knew that he already had written! Now rescued from the dustbin of history, this monument of apologetics will provide must-reading for Christian defenders of the faith for generations to come.

Van Til's Apologetic by Greg L. Bahnsen, ISBN: 9780875520988
Always Ready: Directions for Defending the Faith by Greg L Bahnsen, ISBN: 9780692124185
Seville & AndaluciaDK Eyewitness Travel Guide by DK Travel, ISBN: 9780241306017

The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring AndalucYa and its capital, Seville Explore the superb art and architecture of Seville, take a night tour around the magical palace of the Alhambra in Granada or soak up the sun on the Costa del Sol- everything you need to know is clearly laid out within colour-coded chapters. Discover the best of Seville and AndalucYa with this indispensable travel guide. Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Seville and AndalucYa- - Over 30 colour maps, plus a large-scale pull-out map of Seville, help you navigate with ease - Simple layout makes it easy to find the information you need - Comprehensive tours and itineraries of Seville and AndalucYa, designed for every interest and budget - Illustrations and floorplans show in detail the Museo de Bellas Artes, Seville Cathedral and La Giralda, C rdoba's great mosque, Granada's Alhambra and more - Colour photographs of Seville's historic sights and fascinating architecture, and of AndalucYa's Moorish palaces and Christian cathedrals, coastal towns and beautiful nature reserves - Detailed chapters, with area maps, cover Seville - El Arenal, Santa Cruz, La Macarena, Parque MarYa Luisa, plus sights across the river - Huelva and Sevilla, C rdoba and JaUn, CBdiz and MBlaga, and Granada and AlmerYa - Historical and cultural context gives you a richer travel experience- learn about the region's Moorish legacy and architecture, people and culture, landscape, the art of Azulejos, traditional food and drink, festivals and events, and more - Essential travel tips- our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus how to get around, useful phrases, and visa and health information DK Eyewitness Travel Seville and AndalucYa is a detailed, easy-to-use guide designed to help you get the most from your visit to Seville and AndalucYa. DK Eyewitness- winner of the Top Guidebook Series in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2017. "No other guide whets your appetite quite like this one" - The Independent Planning a shorter break? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 AndalucYa and the Costa del Sol guide. About DK Eyewitness Travel- DK's highly visual Eyewitness guides show you what others only tell you, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your holiday. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.

David & Goliath by Warner Press Church Resou, ISBN: 9781593174088
John Brown by Nel Yomtov, ISBN: 9781476534084

John Brown

Paperback

by ( Jul, 2013 )

Freedom fighter and abolitionist. Terrorist and murderer. John Brown has been called many names throughout history. But who was the real John Brown? Explore Browns life leading up to Harpers Ferry. Then decide for yourself whether he was a hero or a villain.

The Portable Milton by John Milton, ISBN: 9780140150445

The Portable Milton

Paperback

by ( Aug, 1976 )

The Portable Milton is an authoritative grand tour through the imagination of this prodigal genius. In the course of his forty-year career, John Milton evolved from a prodigy to a blind prophet, from a philosophical aesthete to a Puritan rebel, and from a poet who proclaimed the triumph of reason to one obsessed with the intractability of sin. Throughout these transformations, he conceived his work as a form of prayer, written in the service of the supreme being.

Orthodox Dogmatic Theology by Michael Pomazansky, ISBN: 9780938635697

Protopresbyter Michael Pomazansky's Orthodox Dogmatic Theology has long been regarded as a standard source of Orthodox theology. Since its publication in Russian in 1963, it has been used as the main theology textbook at Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary in Jordanville, New York; and since the publication of the first English edition in 1983, it has come to be regarded throughout the English-speaking world as one of the best introductory books on Orthodox theology. Written clearly, simply and concisely, this modern-day classic is accessible not only to theology students but to the contemporary layman in general. As one deeply rooted in the tradition of the Orthodox Church, Fr. Michael quotes abundantly from the Holy Scriptures and the writings of the Holy Fathers, being concerned to present, not human opinions, but Divine Revelation, which has been handed down to us as the Church s certain, unchanging teaching. EXPANDED THIRD EDITION: In the first English edition, Fr. Seraphim added many substantive footnotes in order to provide clarification on certain points or to introduce helpful information not included in the main text. In this third English edition, yet more notes have been added, primarily consisting of quotations from the Holy Fathers, in order to further elucidate Orthodox doctrines. This edition also includes a new preface, a new bibliography, and an expanded index.

The 2009-2014 World Outlook for Precast Concrete Piling, Posts, and Poles by Icon Group, ISBN: 9780497874858

This econometric study covers the world outlook for precast concrete piling, posts, and poles across more than 200 countries. For each year reported, estimates are given for the latent demand, or potential industry earnings (P.I.E.), for the country in question (in millions of U.S. dollars), the percent share the country is of the region and of the globe. These comparative benchmarks allow the reader to quickly gauge a country vis-à-vis others. Using econometric models which project fundamental

The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great by Ben Shapiro, ISBN: 9780062857903

America has a God-shaped hole in its heart, argues New York Times bestselling author Ben Shapiro, and we shouldn't fill it with politics and hate.In 2016, Ben Shapiro spoke at UC Berkeley. Hundreds of police officers were required from 10 UC campuses across the state to protect his speech, which was - ironically - about the necessity for free speech and rational debate. He came to argue that Western Civilization is in the midst of a crisis of purpose and ideas. Our freedoms are built upon the twin notions that every human being is made in God's image and that human beings were created with reason capable of exploring God's world. We can thank these values for the birth of science, the dream of progress, human rights, prosperity, peace, and artistic beauty. Jerusalem and Athens built America, ended slavery, defeated the Nazis and the Communists, lifted billions from poverty and gave billions spiritual purpose. Jerusalem and Athens were the foundations of the Magna Carta and the Treaty of Westphalia; they were the foundations of Declaration of Independence, Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, and Martin Luther King Jr.'s Letter from Birmingham Jail.Civilizations that rejected Jerusalem and Athens have collapsed into dust. The USSR rejected Judeo-Christian values and Greek natural law, substituting a new utopian vision of “social justice” – and they starved and slaughtered tens of millions of human beings. The Nazis rejected Judeo-Christian values and Greek natural law, and they shoved children into gas chambers. Venezuela rejects Judeo-Christian values and Greek natural law, and citizens of their oil-rich nation have been reduced to eating dogs. We are in the process of abandoning Judeo-Christian values and Greek natural law, favoring instead moral subjectivism and the rule of passion. And we are watching our civilization collapse into age-old tribalism, individualistic hedonism, and moral subjectivism. We believe we can reject Judeo-Christian values and Greek natural law and satisfy ourselves with intersectionality, or scientific materialism, or progressive politics, or authoritarian governance, or nationalistic solidarity. We can't.The West is special, and in The Right Side of History, Ben Shapiro bravely explains that it's because too many of us have lost sight of the moral purpose that drives us each to be better, or the sacred duty to work together for the greater good, or both. A stark warning, and a call to spiritual arms, this book may be the first step in getting our civilization back on track.

The Private Collection 1980-1989 Box by Dian Hanson, ISBN: 9783822845097

Inside this 5 volumes, 960 pages boxed set... 44 Gorgeous Private Girls in 800 Pictures. Printed from Original Color Transparencies, Including Outtakes & Never Before Seen Photos. Vintage Art, ADS and Editorials Complete this Fascinating Loog at the Birth of Pornography and the Infamous Swedish Sin.

Robot World by Cavan Scott, ISBN: 9781781478332
Fancy Nancy: The Wonderful World of Fancy Nancy by Jane O'Connor, ISBN: 9780062210609

Fancy Nancy: The Wonderful World of Fancy Nancy

4 Books in 1 Box Set!

Hardcover

by ( Oct, 2012 )

Four books in one irresistible box!

Fancy Nancy loves learning new things, and this collection of four separate fact-filled story books will serve as fun inspiration for young readers to learn and explore along with her.

Whether it's writing her own poetry, painting the next masterpiece, or exploring the outdoors, Fancy Nancy brings style and glamour to everything she does. The four paperbacks in this box set with a handle are: Fancy Nancy: Explorer Extraordinaire!, Fancy Nancy: Ooh La La! It's Beauty Day, Fancy Nancy: Poet Extraordinaire!, and Fancy Nancy: Aspiring Artist.

This collection is sure to spark the imaginations and creative flair of all Fancy Nancy fans. From the dazzling New York Times bestselling duo Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser!

Adventures of Fancy Nancy by Jane O'Connor, ISBN: 9781435150591
Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet by Jane O'Connor, ISBN: 9780061703812

From the dazzling bestselling duo Jane O’Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser comes a fancy, frilly ballet story with a lot of heart. Young ballerinas and Fancy Nancy fans will shout encore!

Fancy Nancy is ready for the spotlight! Fancy Nancy and her best friend, Bree, couldn't be more excited about their upcoming dance show. After all, it's all about mermaids, and who knows how to be a fancy, glamorous mermaid better than Fancy Nancy herself?

But when another ballerina wins the coveted role of the mermaid, Nancy is stuck playing a dreary, dull tree. Can Nancy bring fancy flair to her role, even though it isn't the one she wanted? And when disaster strikes right before the big ballet, who will step into the spotlight?

Perfect for fans of the Eloise and Olivia books.

The Adventures of Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish, ISBN: 9780760771037
Adventures of Little Bear (An I Can Read Book) by Else Holmelund Minarik, ISBN: 9780760771051

Wanted: One Little Bear for hours of cozy reading This volume contains the complete text and illustrations of three books: Little Bear, Father Bear Comes Home, and A Kiss for Little Bear. "Little Bear has endeared himself as a character with irresistible, childlike charm" (The Horn Book).