Billy Whiskers, The Autobiography of a Goat

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Billy Whiskers, The Autobiography of a Goat

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Publisher: Aegitas

ISBN: 1772464228

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 86

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Book Summary: A favorite of children since the early 20th century, here are the escapades of that mischievous goat, Billy Whiskers. This is a book that children never tire of reading or hearing! All the original familiar illustrations by WH Fry are included: 3 color plates, 21 black-and-white drawings. Frances Trego Montgomery said that she got the ideas for her books by inviting groups of children to her house “between dinner and their bed time.” Together they would spin yarns and develop stories. Her book, The Wonderful Electric Elephant (1903), is considered the first science fiction novel for children.


Nineteen Eighty-Four. Illustrated

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Nineteen Eighty-Four. Illustrated

Author: George Orwell

Publisher: Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing

ISBN:

Genre: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Book Summary: 1984 is George Orwell's terrifying vision of a totalitarian future in which everything and everyone is slave to a tyrannical regime lead by The Party. Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party; they are drawn towards conspiracy. Yet Big Brother will not tolerate dissent - even in the mind. For those with original thoughts they invented Room 101. . .


The Outsiders

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The Outsiders

Author: S. E. Hinton

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101642610

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 208

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Book Summary: 50 years of an iconic classic! This international bestseller and inspiration for a beloved movie is a heroic story of friendship and belonging. No one ever said life was easy. But Ponyboy is pretty sure that he's got things figured out. He knows that he can count on his brothers, Darry and Sodapop. And he knows that he can count on his friends—true friends who would do anything for him, like Johnny and Two-Bit. But not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids whose idea of a good time is beating up on “greasers” like Ponyboy. At least he knows what to expect—until the night someone takes things too far. The Outsiders is a dramatic and enduring work of fiction that laid the groundwork for the YA genre. S. E. Hinton's classic story of a boy who finds himself on the outskirts of regular society remains as powerful today as it was the day it was first published. "The Outsiders transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker, truer world." —The New York Times "Taut with tension, filled with drama." —The Chicago Tribune "[A] classic coming-of-age book." —Philadelphia Daily News A New York Herald Tribune Best Teenage Book A Chicago Tribune Book World Spring Book Festival Honor Book An ALA Best Book for Young Adults Winner of the Massachusetts Children's Book Award


Good and Cheap

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Good and Cheap

Author: Leanne Brown

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 0761184171

Genre: Cooking

Page: 208

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Book Summary: By showing that kitchen skill, and not budget, is the key to great food, Good and Cheap will help you eat well—really well—on the strictest of budgets. Created for people who have to watch every dollar—but particularly those living on the U.S. food stamp allotment of $4.00 a day—Good and Cheap is a cookbook filled with delicious, healthful recipes backed by ideas that will make everyone who uses it a better cook. From Spicy Pulled Pork to Barley Risotto with Peas, and from Chorizo and White Bean Ragù to Vegetable Jambalaya, the more than 100 recipes maximize every ingredient and teach economical cooking methods. There are recipes for breakfasts, soups and salads, lunches, snacks, big batch meals—and even desserts, like crispy, gooey Caramelized Bananas. Plus there are tips on shopping smartly and the minimal equipment needed to cook successfully. And when you buy one, we give one! With every copy of Good and Cheap purchased, the publisher will donate a free copy to a person or family in need. Donated books will be distributed through food charities, nonprofits, and other organizations. You can feel proud that your purchase of this book supports the people who need it most, giving them the tools to make healthy and delicious food. An IACP Cookbook Awards Winner.


The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

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The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

Author: Gail Damerow

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603426973

Genre: Technology & Engineering

Page: 360

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Book Summary: Enjoy a weekend breakfast featuring eggs, bacon, and honey from your own chickens, pigs, and bees, or a holiday meal with your own heritage-breed turkey as the main attraction. Gail Damerow covers everything you need to successfully raise your own farm animals, from selecting the right breeds to producing delicious fresh milk, cheese, honey, eggs, and meat. Even with just a small plot of land, you can become more self-sufficient, save money, and enjoy healthy, delicious animal products.


Around the World in Eighty Days

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Around the World in Eighty Days

Author: Jules Verne

Publisher: Xist Publishing

ISBN: 1623958954

Genre: Fiction

Page: 225

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Book Summary: Around the World in Eighty Days is an adventure novel from Jules Verne. In the story, Phileas Fogg attempts to go around the world in 80 days or less after a bet with his friends at the Reform club. He travels via train, elephant, ship and more in this classic adventure. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it. Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes


Gathering Blue

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Gathering Blue

Author: Lois Lowry

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 054734578X

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 224

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Book Summary: Lois Lowry once again creates a mysterious but plausible future world. It is a society ruled by savagery and deceit that shuns and discards the weak. Left orphaned and physically flawed, young Kira faces a frightening, uncertain future. Blessed with an almost magical talent that keeps her alive, she struggles with ever broadening responsibilities in her quest for truth, discovering things that will change her life forever. As she did in THE GIVER, Lowry challenges readers to imagine what our world could become, how people could evolve, and what could be considered valuable. Every reader will be taken by Kira’s plight and will long ponder her haunting world and the hope for the future.


Metallurgy of Welding

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Metallurgy of Welding

Author: J. F. Lancaster

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 940109506X

Genre: Technology & Engineering

Page: 266

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Book Summary: This book is intended, like its predecessor (The metallurgy of welding, brazing and soldering), to provide a textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students concerned with welding, and for candidates taking the Welding Institute examinations. At the same time, it may prove useful to practising engineers, metallurgists and welding engineers in that it offers a resume of information on welding metallurgy together with some material on the engineering problems associated with welding such as reliability and risk analysis. In certain areas there have been developments that necessitated complete re-writing of the previous text. Thanks to the author's colleagues in Study Group 212 of the International Institute of Welding, understanding of mass flow in fusion welding has been radically transformed. Knowledge of the metallurgy of carbon and ferritic alloy steel, as applied to welding, has continued to advance at a rapid pace, while the literature on fracture mechanics accumulates at an even greater rate. In other areas, the welding of non-ferrous metals for example, there is little change to report over the last decade, and the original text of the book is only slightly modified. In those fields where there has been significant advance, the subject has become more quantitative and the standard of math ematics required for a proper understanding has been raised.


Goat

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Goat

Author: Brad Land

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1588363546

Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

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Book Summary: NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • This searing memoir of fraternity culture and the perils of hazing provides an unprecedented window into the emotional landscape of young men. Reeling from a terrifying assault that has left him physically injured and psychologically shattered, nineteen-year-old Brad Land must also contend with unsympathetic local police, parents who can barely discuss “the incident” (as they call it), a brother riddled with guilt but unable to slow down enough for Brad to keep up, and the feeling that he’ll never be normal again. When Brad’s brother enrolls at Clemson University and pledges a fraternity, Brad believes he’s being left behind once and for all. Desperate to belong, he follows. What happens there—in the name of “brotherhood,” and with the supposed goal of forging a scholar and a gentleman from the raw materials of boyhood—involves torturous late-night hazing, heartbreaking estrangement from his brother, and, finally, the death of a fellow pledge. Ultimately, Brad must weigh total alienation from his newfound community against accepting a form of brutality he already knows too well.


Life of Pi

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Life of Pi

Author: Yann Martel

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0151008116

Genre: Fiction

Page: 319

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Book Summary: Possessing encyclopedia-like intelligence, unusual zookeeper's son Pi Patel sets sail for America, but when the ship sinks, he escapes on a life boat and is lost at sea with a dwindling number of animals until only he and a hungry Bengal tiger remain. 40,000 first printing.


The Count Of Monte Cristo (Unabridged)

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The Count Of Monte Cristo (Unabridged)

Author: Alexandre Dumas

Publisher: e-artnow sro

ISBN: 8087664485

Genre: Fiction

Page: 780

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Book Summary: The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by French author Alexandre Dumas (père). It is one of the author's most popular works, along with The Three Musketeers. Dumas completed the work in 1844. The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the Mediterranean, and in the Levant during the historical events of 1815–1838. It is an adventure story primarily concerned with themes of hope, justice, vengeance, mercy and forgiveness, it focuses on a man who is wrongfully imprisoned, escapes from jail, acquires a fortune and sets about getting revenge on those responsible for his imprisonment. However, his plans have devastating consequences for the innocent as well as the guilty. The book is considered a literary classic today. According to Luc Sante, "The Count of Monte Cristo has become a fixture of Western civilization's literature, as inescapable and immediately identifiable as Mickey Mouse, Noah's flood, and the story of Little Red Riding Hood." This English translation was originally published in 1846 by Chapman and Hall, London.


The Glass Castle

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The Glass Castle

Author: Jeannette Walls

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416550607

Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

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Book Summary: Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts. MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers. The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette’s brilliant and charismatic father captured his children’s imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Her mother was a free spirit who abhorred the idea of domesticity and didn’t want the responsibility of raising a family. The Walls children learned to take care of themselves. They fed, clothed, and protected one another, and eventually found their way to New York. Their parents followed them, choosing to be homeless even as their children prospered. The Glass Castle is truly astonishing—a memoir permeated by the intense love of a peculiar but loyal family.


The Day You Begin

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The Day You Begin

Author: Jacqueline Woodson

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1524741736

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Book Summary: A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices! National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson and two-time Pura Belpré Illustrator Award winner Rafael López have teamed up to create a poignant, yet heartening book about finding courage to connect, even when you feel scared and alone. There will be times when you walk into a room and no one there is quite like you. There are many reasons to feel different. Maybe it's how you look or talk, or where you're from; maybe it's what you eat, or something just as random. It's not easy to take those first steps into a place where nobody really knows you yet, but somehow you do it. Jacqueline Woodson's lyrical text and Rafael López's dazzling art reminds us that we all feel like outsiders sometimes-and how brave it is that we go forth anyway. And that sometimes, when we reach out and begin to share our stories, others will be happy to meet us halfway. (This book is also available in Spanish, as El Día En Que Descubres Quién Eres!)


Out of the Dust

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Out of the Dust

Author: Karen Hesse

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545517125

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

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Book Summary: Acclaimed author Karen Hesse's Newbery Medal-winning novel-in-verse explores the life of fourteen-year-old Billie Jo growing up in the dust bowls of Oklahoma.


Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, Book 3)

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Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, Book 3)

Author: Suzanne Collins

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 9780545317801

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 400

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Book Summary: The greatly anticipated final book in the New York Times bestselling Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge. Who do they think should pay for the unrest? Katniss Everdeen. The final book in The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins will have hearts racing, pages turning, and everyone talking about one of the biggest and most talked-about books and authors in recent publishing history!!!!


Sustainable Goat Production in Adverse Environments: Volume II

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Sustainable Goat Production in Adverse Environments: Volume II

Author: João Simões,Carlos Gutiérrez

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319712942

Genre: Technology & Engineering

Page: 273

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Book Summary: This book covers more than 40 indigenous goat breeds and several ecotypes around the globe and describes genotypic and phenotype traits related to species adaptation to harsh environments and climate change. It also addresses sustainable global farming of local goat breeds in different production systems and agro-ecosystems. Discussing three main global regions: Asia, Africa, and Europe, it particularly focuses on adverse environments such as mountain, semiarid and arid regions. The topic of this highly readable book includes the disciplines of animal physiology, breeding, sustainable agriculture, biodiversity and veterinary science, and as such it provides valuable information for academics, practitioners, and general readers with an interest in those fields.


The Fault in Our Stars

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The Fault in Our Stars

Author: John Green

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101569182

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 336

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Book Summary: From #1 bestselling author John Green and now a major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, and Laura Dern! “The greatest romance story of this decade.″ —Entertainment Weekly #1 New York Times Bestseller #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller #1 USA Today Bestseller #1 International Bestseller Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. From John Green, #1 bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down, The Fault in Our Stars is insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw. It brilliantly explores the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.


Legend

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Legend

Author: Marie Lu

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 110154595X

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 352

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Book Summary: "Legend doesn't merely survive the hype, it deserves it." From the New York Times bestselling author of The Young Elites What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic's highest military circles. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is the country's most wanted criminal. But his motives may not be as malicious as they seem. From very different worlds, June and Day have no reason to cross paths - until the day June's brother, Metias, is murdered and Day becomes the prime suspect. Caught in the ultimate game of cat and mouse, Day is in a race for his family's survival, while June seeks to avenge Metias's death. But in a shocking turn of events, the two uncover the truth of what has really brought them together, and the sinister lengths their country will go to keep its secrets. Full of nonstop action, suspense, and romance, this novel is sure to move readers as much as it thrills.


Atlantis Rising Magazine - 92 March/April 2012

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Atlantis Rising Magazine - 92 March/April 2012

Author: J. Douglas Kenyon

Publisher: Atlantis Rising LLC

ISBN: 1467500941

Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 100

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Book Summary: In This Issue: ISSUE 92 HIGHLIGHTS MARTIAL ARTS & THE LAWS OF PHYSICS: Does Science Have a Leg to Stand On? BRACING FOR A CARRINGTON EVENT Frank Joseph: The Foresight of the Mayans Versus Modern Research THE ANIMATED STATUES OF EGYPT Tony Bushby: Did Ancient Priests Cross the Threshold of the Impossible? FROM FEROCIOUS TO FRIEND FIDO Stephen E. Robbins: The Very Hard Business of Making the Wild Domestic MACHINES TO TALK WITH THE DEAD John Chambers: Thomas A. Edison, W. B. Yeats, and Instrumental Transcommunication


365 Moral Stories

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365 Moral Stories

Author: Om Books Editorial Team

Publisher: Om Books International

ISBN: 9384225312

Genre:

Page: 236

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Book Summary: Stories don’t just transport us into a world of imagination; they teach us good morals too. 365 Moral Stories bring forth a special story for each day of the year and a lesson to learn with it. Immerse yourself into the wonderful world of stories and learn a new moral each day! After 365 stories, you’re bound to learn a lot! Let the reading – and the learning – begin!