Featured Books

The Gift of Fear : Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence
The Gift of Fear : Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence

A carjacker lurking in a shopping mall parking lot. An abusive husband pounding on the door. A disgruntled employee brandishing a gun.

Belly Laughs: The Naked Truth About Pregnancy and Childbirth
Belly Laughs: The Naked Truth About Pregnancy and Childbirth

Jenny McCarthy's best-selling Belly Laughs reveals all the joys and sweet discoveries of being pregnant, from puking bouts and hormonal rage to hemorrhoids, pregnant sex, and big ol' granny underpants.

Awaken the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical & Financial Destiny!
Awaken the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical & Financial Destiny!

Based on his exclusive "Date with Destiny" seminars, the bestselling author of Unlimited Powerional anecdotes, case studies, personalized self-help tests and a program anyone can follow teach readers the lessons in destiny that lead to self-mastery.

Uppers, Downers, All Arounders: Physical and Mental Effects of Psychoactive Drugs
Uppers, Downers, All Arounders: Physical and Mental Effects of Psychoactive Drugs

This edition incorporates the most current and comprehensive information on the physiology, neurochemistry and sociology of drugs in to one of the best test/reference books on the subject.

Anatomy of Movement (Revised Edition)
Anatomy of Movement (Revised Edition)

Anatomy of Movement presents a dynamic, integrated approach to the study of the physical structures of the musculoskeletal system and their functional relationship to the movements of the human body.

The 30-Day Love Detox: Cleanse Yourself of Bad Boys, Cheaters, and Men Who Won't Commit -- And Find A Real Relationship
The 30-Day Love Detox: Cleanse Yourself of Bad Boys, Cheaters, and Men Who Won't Commit -- And Find A Real Relationship

There is no question the terrain has changed. We can do what we want and date who we want, but do we have the tools to navigate our hard-won sexual freedom? Now, from the dating doyenne of the Sex and the City generation comes a groundbreaking prescription for smart, savvy, slow-love.

This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession
This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession

Music, Science, and the Brain are more closely related than you think.  Daniel J. Levitin, James McGill Professor of Psychology and Music at McGill University, shows you why this is.

The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga: The Philosophy and Practice of Yin Yoga
The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga: The Philosophy and Practice of Yin Yoga

Bernie Clark's The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga provides an in-depth look at the philosophy and practice of Yin Yoga with illustrated sections on how to practice Yin Yoga, including descriptions with photographs of 30 Yin Yoga asanas.

Recent Books

From Notepad to iPad: Using Apps and Web Tools to Engage a New Generation of Students
by Matthew Gillispie

This book is a one-stop-shop for secondary teachers looking to use iPads effectively in the classroom. The author provides a clear and practical overview of how to implement the technology, manage it, and use it successfully. Each chapter is full of tips and engaging classroom activities. Teachers at all levels of experience and comfort with technology will benefit from the ideas and resources in this book. Special Features:

Screen shots and other visuals to help you use the recommended apps and websites
Strategies for managing technology use in the classroom
Lesson plans that effectively teach literacy and content through the use of technology
Connections to the Common Core State Standards
Samples of student work using iPads
Rubrics for a variety of suggested assignments

The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures
by Michael D. Coogan

Lucidly written by leading biblical scholar Michael D. Coogan, this balanced, engaging, and up-to-date introduction to the Hebrew scriptures distills the best of current scholarship. Employing the narrative chronology of the Bible itself and the history of the ancient Near East as a framework, Coogan covers all the books of the Hebrew Bible, along with the deuterocanonical books included in the Bible used by many Christians. He works from a primarily historical and critical methodology but also introduces students to literary analysis and other interpretive strategies.

A FREE 6-month subscription to Oxford Biblical Studies Online (www.oxfordbiblicalstudies.com)--a $180 value--is included with the purchase of every new copy of this text.

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TExES English Language Arts and Reading 7-12 (231) Secrets Study Guide: TExES Test Review for the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards
by TExES Exam Secrets Test Prep Team

***Includes Practice Test Questions***

TExES English Language Arts and Reading 7-12 (231) Secrets helps you ace the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive TExES English Language Arts and Reading 7-12 (231) Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. TExES English Language Arts and Reading 7-12 (231) Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to TExES Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; Introduction to the TExES Series including: TExES Assessment Explanation, Two Kinds of TExES Assessments; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Along with a complete, in-depth study guide for your specific TExES exam, and much more...

Strategic Management: Concepts
by Frank Rothaermel

Strategic Management: Concepts 2e by Frank T. Rothaermel combines quality and user-friendliness with rigor and relevance by synthesizing theory, empirical research, and practical applications in this new edition, which is designed to prepare students for the types of challenges they will face as managers in the globalized and turbulent business environment of the 21st century. With a single, strong voice that weaves together classic and cutting-edge theory with in-chapter cases and strategy highlights, to teach students how companies gain and sustain competitive advantage.


OneBook...OneVoice...OneVision

A People and a Nation: A History of the United States, Brief 10th Edition
by Mary Beth Norton

The Brief Edition of A PEOPLE AND A NATION offers a succinct and spirited narrative that tells the stories of all people in the United States. The authors' attention to race and racial identity and their inclusion of everyday people and popular culture brings history to life, engaging readers and encouraging them to imagine what life was really like in the past.

Leaders of Their Own Learning: Transforming Schools Through Student-Engaged Assessment
by Ron Berger

From Expeditionary Learning Schools comes a proven approach to student assessmentLeaders of Their Own Learning offers a new way of thinking about assessment based on the celebrated work of Expeditionary Learning Schools across the country. Student-Engaged Assessment is not a single practice but an approach to teaching and learning that equips and compels students to understand goals for their learning and growth, track their progress toward those goals, and take responsibility for reaching them. This requires a set of interrelated strategies and structures and a whole-school culture in which students are given the respect and responsibility to be meaningfully engaged in their own learning.

Includes everything teachers and school leaders need to implement a successful Student-Engaged Assessment system in their schools
Outlines the practices that will engage students in making academic progress, improve achievement, and involve families and communities in the life of the school
Describes each of the book's eight key practices, gives advice on how to begin, and explains what teachers and school leaders need to put into practice in their own classrooms
Ron Berger is Chief Program Officer for Expeditionary Learning and former public school teacher

Leaders of Their Own Learning shows educators how to ignite the capacity of students to take responsibility for their own learning, meet Common Core and state standards, and reach higher levels of achievement.
DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

Essential Study Skills (Textbook-Specific Csfi)
by Linda Wong

For students who need to develop the study skills required to successfully complete their college education--whether they attend a two- or four-year college or they are adult learners--ESSENTIAL STUDY SKILLS, 8th Edition, is their guide to success. Featuring the essential learning strategies for becoming a better student, this book helps students learn how to prepare for class, develop textbook reading strategies, use effective note-taking techniques, strengthen their test-taking skills, and use technology effectively. ESSENTIAL STUDY SKILLS, 8th Edition, adapts to any learning style and offers a step-by-step approach and numerous opportunities for practice throughout the textbook and accompanying CourseMate website. The new edition includes a dedicated chapter (12) entitled Using Technology, providing guidance on how students can use electronic tools to improve their study skills, conduct research (and avoid plagiarism), and succeed in online courses.

Wiley CPAexcel Exam Review 2014 Focus Notes
by Wiley

This book uses acronyms and mnemonic devices to help candidates remember the accounting rules and checklists needed to pass the exam. It provides a thorough review of all basic skills and concepts need for the exam. The new computerized CPA exam includes one or two case study simulations in each section, approximately 20-40 minutes in length, that will require candidates to perform research activities, use common spreadsheet and word processing functions, and use a financial calculator or spreadsheet to perform financial calculations. In order to assist candidates in successfully performing these simulations, Wiley Focus Notes include references to authoritative literature, sample spreadsheets, and key concepts, tips and tools to facilitate research

North Carolina Rules of Court - State and Federal, 2014 ed. (Vols. I & II, North Carolina Court Rules)
by Thomson West

Choose North Carolina Rules of Court, State and Federal, for the information you need to stay on top of procedural matters throughout the state and federal courts. The state volume addresses rules relevant to state court practice, including: General Rules of Practice for the Superior and District Courts; Rules of Evidence; Rules of Civil Procedure; Rules of Appellate Procedure; State Bar Rules; Arbitration Rules and Canon of Ethics for Arbitrators; Code of Judicial Conduct and other rules governing judges; Rules of Professional Conduct for attorneys. Additionally, the state volume covers rules of many of the commissions established by the Administrative Office of the Courts, the Medico-Legal Guidelines, and various Industrial Commission rules. The federal volume contains local rules and associated content relevant to federal court practice in North Carolina, including: Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; Federal Rules of Evidence; Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure; Federal Rules of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation; Circuit Rules; Local rules of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; Bankruptcy Rules; Selected orders; Reference materials on electronic filing.