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The Teaching Brain: An Evolutionary Trait at the Heart of Education

Vanessa Rodriguez · New Press, The
Format: Hardcover

What is at work in the mind of a five-year-old explaining the game of tag to a new friend? What is going on in the head of a thirty-five-year-old parent showing a first-grader how to button a coat? And what exactly is happening in the brain of a sixty-five-year-old professor discussing...
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Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed

John F Ross · St Martins Pr
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The sensational true story of Eddie Rickenbacker, America's greatest flying aceAt the turn of the twentieth century two new technologies--the car and airplane--took the nation's imagination by storm as they burst, like comets, into American life. The brave souls that leaped into...
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Cabins & Cottages and Other Small Spaces

Editors of Fine Homebuilding · Taunton Press
Pages: 187
Format: Paperback

Bigger doesn't always mean better. Especially when it comes to your mortgage payment. Unfortunately the recent real estate crisis taught us that important lesson. Cabins & Cottages: and Other Small Spaces will inspire you to think smaller and smarter. Think small! With each turn of the page...
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toughLove: Eighteen Top Experts Share Proven Strategies for Raising Confident, Kind, Resilient Kids

Lisa Stiepock · Simon & Schuster
Format: Kindle Edition

From toughLOVE, a unique online community: balanced, practical advice for parents of school-age children from child psychology experts on how to handle everything from picky eating to media consumption to the homework wars.The challenges of parenting evolve as the world becomes more complex....
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El poder del ahora: Un camino hacia la realizacion espiritual

Eckhart Tolle · New World Library
Format: Paperback

Eckhart Tolle begins this best-selling spiritual guide with his own story — a tale of early despair that culminated in a tremendous experience of awakening one night soon after his 29th birthday. Tolle’s galvanizing realization was that the mind is the enemy of enlightenment,...
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The Close Encounters Man: How One Man Made the World Believe in UFOs

MARK O'CONNELL · Dey Street Books
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

The wildly entertaining and eye-opening biography of J. Allen Hynek, the astronomer who invented the concept of "Close Encounters" with alien life, inspired Steven Spielberg's blockbuster classic science fiction epic film, and made a nation want to believe in UFOs.In June 1947,...
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The Witching Herbs: 13 Essential Plants and Herbs for Your Magical Garden

HAROLD ROTH · WEISER
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Harold Roth is a leading authority on plant/herbal magic. His new book, The Witching Herbs, is an in-depth exploration of 13 essential plants and herbs most closely associated with witchcraft -- 13 because it's the witching number and reflects the 13 months of the lunar calendar. The plants...
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Kaplan GED® Test Social Studies Prep 2015: Book + Online

Caren Van Slyke · Kaplan Publishing; PAP/PSC edition
Format: Print book

Strategies, practice, and review for the Social Studies GED Test from a top expert.The GED is a high school equivalency test that is recognized by educational institutions and employers throughout the United States and Canada. Every year, hundreds of thousands of individuals obtain GED diplomas...
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Thank You for Being Late: Finding a Job, Running a Country, and Keeping Your Head in an Age of Accelerations

Thomas L Friedman · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 496
Format: Audiobook

A New York Times Bestseller A field guide to the twenty-first century, written by one of its most celebrated observersWe all sense it -- something big is going on. You feel it in your workplace. You feel it when you talk to your kids. You can't miss it when you read the newspapers or watch...
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When God Says "Wait": Navigating Life's Detours and Delays Without Losing Your Faith, Your Friends, Or Your Mind

Elizabeth Laing Thompson · Barbour Publishing, Incorporated
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

A job, a true love, a baby, a cure. . . We're all waiting for something from God. And the place between His answers can feel like a wasteland where dreams - and faith - go to die.When we're waiting, we wonder, "Why?", "Why me?", and "How long?"But the truth?...
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The DASH Diet to End Obesity: The Best Plan to Prevent Hypertension and Type-2 Diabetes and Reduce Excess Weight

William M. Manger · Hunter House
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Called the "good nutrition bible" by one reviewer, The DASH Diet to End Obesity is the ultimate guide to common sense-lifestyle changes that will improve the health of the entire family. With a special emphasis on prevention, this book is written for parents, teachers, and anyone...
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Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century

Kevin Fong M.D. · The Penguin Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Anesthesiologist, intensive care expert, and NASA adviser Kevin Fong explores how physical extremes push human limits and spawn incredible medical breakthroughsLittle more than one hundred years ago, maps of the world still boasted white space: places where no human had ever trod. Within...
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Depression and Your Child: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers

Deborah Serani PsyD Professor at Adelphi University and author of Living with Depression · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Seeing your child suffer in any way is a harrowing experience for any parent Mental illness in children can be particularly draining due to the mystery surrounding it and the issue of diagnosis at such a tender age Depression and Your Child gives parents and caregivers a uniquely textured...
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Borderline Personality Disorder: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

Alexander L. Chapman PhD RPsych · New Harbinger Publications; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious personality disorder marked by extreme, fluctuating emotions, black-and-white thinking, problems with interpersonal relationships, and in extreme cases, self-harm. If you have recently been diagnosed with BPD, you likely have many questions....
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