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The Horse Lover: A Cowboy's Quest to Save the Wild Mustangs

H Alan Day · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 243
Format: Print book

He already owned and managed two ranches and needed a third about as much as he needed a permanent migraine: that's what Alan Day said every time his friend pestered him about an old ranch in South Dakota. But in short order, he proudly owned 35,000 pristine grassy acres. The opportunity...
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How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking

Jordan Ellenberg · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 468
Format: Print book

The Freakonomics of math--a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our handsThe math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In How Not to Be Wrong, Jordan Ellenberg shows...
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Idiot's Guides: Algebra II

Carolyn Wheater · Alpha Books
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Perhaps no subject strikes so much fear in the hearts of high school and college students as Algebra I, except of course its older, meaner sibling, Algebra II! Starting with reinforcing concepts from Algebra I and with lots of practice and tips along the way, Idiot's Guides: Algebra...
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Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

Matthew Walker PhD · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The first sleep book by a leading scientific expert - Professor Matthew Walker, Director of UC Berkeley's Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab - reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better.Sleep is one of the most...
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What Should We Be Worried About?: Real Scenarios That Keep Scientists Up at Night

John Brockman · Harper Perennial

Drawing from the horizons of science, todays leading thinkers reveal the hidden threats nobody is talking about—and expose the false fears everyone else is distracted by.What should we be worried about? That is the question John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org The worlds smartest website—The...
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The Everything Parent's Guide to Common Core Math Grades K-5

Jim Brennan · Adams Media; Csm edition
Format: Print book

Take the mystery out of Common Core math!The Common Core, a new set of national educational standards, has been adopted by 45 states across the nation. But you may be having a hard time understanding what your kids are bringing home from school. If you want to help your children with their...
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Earthquake Storms: The Fascinating History and Volatile Future of the San Andreas Fault

John Dvorak · Pegasus Books
Pages: 254
Format: Hardcover

The lives of millions will be changed after it breaks, and yet so few people understand it, or even realize it runs through their backyard. Dvorak reveals the San Andreas Fault's fascinating history -- and it's volatile future.It is a prominent geological feature that is almost...
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Career as an Agricultural Economist (Careers Ebooks)

Institute For Career Research · Institute For Career Research; 2010 edition
Format: Kindle Edition

Graduates in these areas are in high demand because of the increasing importance of economics and management in the modern global food system, and public concerns related to the environment and resource use.Agriculture is the largest employer in the United States, providing 21 million jobs,...
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Nations of the World 2014: A Political, Economic & Business Handbook

Grey House Publishing · Grey House Publishing
Pages: 2126
Format: Paperback

This comprehensive handbook profiles 231 nations and self-governing terr-itories around the world in an easy-to-access, single-volume format. More than 2,000 pages present political, economic and business information not found in any other reference work of its kind.
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The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life

Alex Bellos · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Here’s Looking at Euclid, a dazzling new book that turns even the most complex math into a brilliantly entertaining narrative.From triangles, rotations and power laws, to cones, curves and the dreaded calculus, Alex takes you on a journey of mathematical...
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Anatomy and Physiology For Dummies

Donna Rae Siegfried · John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 360
Format: Print book

Learn about the human body from the inside out Some people think that knowing about what goes on inside the human body can sap life of its mystery - which is too bad for them. Anybody who's ever taken a peak under the hood knows that the human body, and all its various structures and functions,...
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Principles of Chemistry: Print Purchase Includes Free Online Access

Salem Press · Salem Press
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

Provides students and researchers with an easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals of chemistry, from elements and molecules to chemical reactions and properties of matter.
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Calculus: 1,001 Practice Problems For Dummies

Patrick Jones · For Dummies; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Practice makes perfect-and helps deepen your understanding of calculus 1001 Calculus Practice Problems For Dummies takes you beyond the instruction and guidance offered in Calculus For Dummies, giving you 1001 opportunities to practice solving problems from the major topics in your calculus...
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A Complete Guide to Surviving in the Wilderness: Everything You Need to Know to Stay Alive and Get Rescued

Terri Paajanen · Atlantic Publishing Group Inc.
Format: Paperback

Have you ever wondered if you have what it takes to survive in the wilderness? You aren t the only one. Shows like Man vs. Wild and Survivor are popular for a reason we all love adventure, and many people wonder if they have what it takes to be a survivor themselves. Even though these shows...
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