Akira, Vol. 1

Author Katsuhiro Otomo ISBN-10 1935429000 ISBN-13 9781935429005 Year 2009-10-13 Pages 352 Language English Publisher Kodansha Comics Download Link Click Here Welcome to Neo Tokyo built on the ashes of a Tokyo annihilated by a blast of unknown origin that triggered World War III The lives of two streetwise teenage friends Tetsuo and Kaneda change forever when paranormal abilities begin to waken in Tetsuo making him a target for a shadowy agency that will stop at nothing to prevent another catastrophe like the one that leveled Tokyo At the core of the agencys motivation is a raw all consuming fear of an unthinkable monstrous power known only as Akira Katsuhiro Otomos stunning science fiction masterpiece is considered by many to be the finest work of graphic fiction ever produced and Otomos brilliant animated film version is regarded worldwide as a classic This edition includes a new foreword from the author and a postscript from Dark Horse publisher Mike Richardson

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens Workbook

Author Sean Covey ISBN-10 1929494173 ISBN-13 9781929494170 Year 1999-12-01 Pages 64 Language English Publisher Franklin Covey Download Link Click Here This hands on personal workbook companion to the bestselling The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens provides engaging activities to help teens understand and apply the power of the 7 Habits Sean Covey s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens has sold more than 2 million copies to date and helped countless teens make better decisions and improve their sense of self worth Now in the same fun and entertaining style The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens Personal Workbook allows teens to build on the principles of the 7 Habits through various thought provoking exercises Whether they are already familiar with Covey s Habits or are newcomers to his path to teenage success teens can immerse themselves in this personal workbook at their own pace and benefit from its positive messages and lessons in their own way In this interactive volume teens will find in depth tools to improve self esteem build friendships resist peer pressure achieve goals get along with parents and strengthen themselves in many other areas

Become What You Are

Author Alan W. Watts ISBN-10 1570629404 ISBN-13 9781570629402 Year 2003-03-11 Pages 144 Language English Publisher Shambhala Download Link Click Here Life exists only at this very moment and in this moment it is infinite and eternal For the present moment is infinitely small before we can measure it it has gone and yet it exists forever You may believe yourself out of harmony with life and its eternal Now but you cannot be for you are life and exist Now from Become What You Are In this collection of writings including nine new chapters never before available in book form Watts displays the intelligence playfulness of thought and simplicity of language that has made him so perennially popular as an interpreter of Eastern thought for Westerners He draws on a variety of religious traditions and covers topics such as the challenge of seeing one s life just as it is the Taoist approach to harmonious living the limits of language in the face of ineffable spiritual truth and the psychological symbolism of Christian thought

Penguin the Magpie: The Odd Little Bird Who Saved a Family

Author Cameron Bloom ISBN-10 1501160354 ISBN-13 9781501160356 Year 2017-04-04 Pages 208 Language English Publisher Atria Books Download Link Click Here Penguin the Magpie is the extraordinary true story of recovery hope and courage as one injured bird and her human family learn to heal and celebrate life featuring the gorgeous photography of Cameron Bloom and a captivating narrative by New York Times bestselling author of The Blue Day Book Bradley Trevor Greive People around the world have fallen in love with Penguin the Magpie a global social media sensation and her adventures with her human family But there is far more to Penguins story than meets the eye It all begins when Sam Cameron Blooms wife suffers a near fatal fall that leaves her paralyzed and deeply depressed One of their three sons reeling from the tragic accident discovers an injured magpie chick abandoned after she had fallen from her nest The boys name the bird Penguin for her black and white plumage As they nurse Penguin back to health the incredible joy playfulness and strength she exudes fortify the family and especially lift Sams spirits Penguins resilience demonstrates that however bleak things may seem compassion friendship and support can…

The Explicit Gospel (Paperback Edition)

Author Matt Chandler ISBN-10 1433542110 ISBN-13 9781433542114 Year 2014-06-30 Pages 240 Language English Publisher Crossway Download Link Click Here You know you know itBut then again maybe you dont Even if you go to church it doesnt mean that you are being exposed to the gospel explicitly Sure most people talk about Jesus and about being good and avoiding bad but the gospel message simply isnt thereat least not in its specificity and its fullness Inspired by the needs of both the over churched and the unchurched and bolstered by the common neglect of the explicit gospel within Christianity popular pastor Matt Chandler writes to remind us what is of first and utmost importancethe gospel

LEGO Play Book: Ideas to Bring Your Bricks to Life

Author Daniel Lipkowitz ISBN-10 1465414126 ISBN-13 9781465414120 Year 2013-08-19 Pages 200 Language English Publisher DK Children Download Link Click Here A New York Times and USA Today bestseller this LEGO ideas book features all new ways to encourage kids to think build and play creatively Building on the success of wildly popular The LEGO Ideas Book LEGO Play Book features more than 200 different builds that inspire readers to bring their bricks to life while encouraging them to use their imagination and play in new ways creating amazing LEGO models of their very own New models along with fresh photography spark new play ideas and LEGO creations Featuring a mixture of simple medium and complex models Wired says It ll be a long time before you scratch your head wondering what to build next with the LEGO Play Book There are ten minute builds for quick play sessions a cool brick feature with ideas for using key LEGO bricks and a handful of bricks section exploring what can be done with a limited collection of LEGO bricks A Family Choice Award Winner and National Parenting Publications Awards NAPPA Winner LEGO Play Book is fantastic for any LEGO builder looking to…

Windows 10 All-in-One For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))

Author Woody Leonhard ISBN-10 1119038723 ISBN-13 9781119038726 Year 2015-09-08 Pages 984 Language English Publisher For Dummies Download Link Click Here The most comprehensive guide to Windows 10 If you re a first time Windows 10 user looking for an authoritative accessible guide to the basics of this new operating system look no further than Windows 10 All in One For Dummies Written by trusted Windows expert Woody Leonhard this all encompassing guide cuts through confusing jargon and covers just what you need to know navigating the start menu personalizing Windows working with the desktop maximizing Windows apps and enhancing Windows 10 Plus you ll find helpful instructions on connecting online with Apps controlling your system securing Windows and so much more Whether you re upgrading to the new Windows 10 operating system with the hopes of keeping in touch with loved ones via webcam or instant messenger viewing videos or looking to make your work or personal life more organized and streamlined all the guidance you need to make the most of Windows 10 is at your fingertips Covers all of the new features and updates in Windows 10 Takes the guesswork out of upgrading to this new Windows operating…

100 African-Americans Who Shaped American History (100 Series)

Author Chrisanne Beckner ISBN-10 0912517182 ISBN-13 9780912517186 Year 1995-11-01 Pages 112 Language English Publisher Bluewood Books Download Link Click Here Teeming with interesting nuggets of fact and information 100 African Americans Who Shaped American History includes such legendary men and women as Benjamin Banneker Dred Scott Mary Church Terrell George Washington Carver and Bessie Smith Also included are Rosa Parks Martin Luther King Jr Thurgood Marshall and many many more Organized chronologically and meticulously researched this book provides an educational look at the prominent role that these individuals played and how their varied talents ideas and expertise contributed to American history Concise Easy to Read Text Fully Illustrated Includes Index Time Line Trivia Quiz Suggested Projects Makes History Fun Bluewood Books 100 Series includes 28 additional fun and educational titles including 100 Hispanic Americans Who Shaped American History 100 Native Americans Who Shaped American History 100 Scientists Who Shaped World History 100 American Women Who Shaped American History 100 Athletes Who Shaped Sports History 100 Inventions That Shaped World History 100 Artists Who Shaped World History and many more

Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes, Second Edition (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)

Author Robert M. Emerson ISBN-10 0226206831 ISBN-13 9780226206837 Year 2011-12-05 Pages 320 Language English Publisher University Of Chicago Press Download Link Click Here In Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes Robert M Emerson Rachel I Fretz and Linda L Shaw present a series of guidelines suggestions and practical advice for creating useful fieldnotes in a variety of settings demystifying a process that is often assumed to be intuitive and impossible to teach Using actual unfinished notes as examples the authors illustrate options for composing reviewing and working fieldnotes into finished texts They discuss different organizational and descriptive strategies and show how transforming direct observations into vivid descriptions results not simply from good memory but from learning to envision scenes as written A good ethnographer they demonstrate must learn to remember dialogue and movement like an actor to see colors and shapes like a painter and to sense moods and rhythms like a poet This new edition reflects the extensive feedback the authors have received from students and instructors since the first edition was published in 1995 As a result they have updated the race class and gender section created new sections on coding programs and revising first drafts and provided new examples of…

The Hobbit: An Illustrated Edition of the Fantasy Classic

Author J. R. R. Tolkien ISBN-10 0345445600 ISBN-13 9780345445605 Year 2001-05-29 Pages 133 Language English Publisher Ballantine Books Download Link Click Here AN ILLUSTRATED EDITION OF THE FANTASY CLASSIC WITH SIX NEW PAGES OF ILLUSTRATIONS First published in the United States more than seventy five years ago J R R Tolkiens The Hobbit is one of the best loved books of all time Now a blockbuster film by Peter Jackson Academy Awardwinning director of the Lord of the Rings trilogy The Hobbit was also adapted into a fully painted graphic novel a classic in its own right presented here in a new expanded edition When Thorin Oakenshield and his band of dwarves embark upon a dangerous quest to reclaim stolen treasure from the evil dragon Smaug Gandalf the wizard suggests an unlikely accomplice Bilbo Baggins a quiet and contented hobbit Along the way the company faces trolls goblins giant spiders and worse But in the end it is Bilbo alone who must face the most dreaded dragon in all Middle earthand a destiny that waits in the dark caverns beneath the Misty Mountains where a twisted creature known as Gollum jealously guards a precious magic ring