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  • A Year Off: A Story about Traveling the World—and How to Make It Happen for You (Travel Book, Global Exploration, Inspirational Travel Guide)

    "Have you ever dreamed of quitting the rat race and taking a year off—and then swiftly jolted back to reality? If so, A Year Off will give you the inspiration and the courage to make it happen in real life." —The IndependentWait for me... Who knew these three words said to a near stranger would start an international travel adventure?A Year Off is one part travel guide, one part travel essays and photos, and one part memoir documenting the story of Alexandra and David Brown, a couple who decided to take a year off from their jobs and 'regul...

    • ASIN: 1452164657

  • Sharing The Luck: Stories for kids who are curious, about kids around the world, by a kid who traveled for a year

    Thirteen-year-old writer and photographer Paloma Raffle captures the joy and vibrancy of children’s lives around the world in this stunning illustrated children’s book. For ten months, Paloma and her family traveled through 72 villages across 25 countries over 6 continents, and in each place visited children in their homes, schools and communities. Sharing The Luck describes these children’s countries, homes and lives and shares their remarkable stories. This book is full of joy, wonder and struggles — from two thirteen-year-old nuns wh...

    • ASIN: 179571221X

  • If You Lived Here: Houses of the World

    • ASIN: 0547238924
    • Brand: HMH Books for Young Readers

  • Around The World in Every Vehicle

    Join the Van Go family as they set out in their beloved little blue camper van on a globetrotting whirlwind of an adventure across the world, trying out a range of vehicles from tuk tuks to helicopters! Join them as they take in the sights on a red bus in London, watch them hail a yellow cab in New York and help them navigate the twisty turns of the Paris metro. This is an entertaining adventure story perfect for little fans of everything that goes 'vroom'! Follow the Van Gos as they travel in different vehicles throughout their trip and find o...

    • ASIN: 1682973883

  • I'm Not Hanging Noodles on Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World

    "I’m not hanging noodles on your ears." In Moscow, this curious, engagingly colorful assertion is common parlance, but unless you’re Russian your reaction is probably "Say what?" The same idea in English is equally odd: "I’m not pulling your leg." Both mean: Believe me.As author Jag Bhalla demonstrates, these amusing, often hilarious phrases provide a unique perspective on how different cultures perceive and describe the world. Organized by theme—food, love, romance, and many more—they embody cultural traditions and attitudes, capture...

    • ASIN: 1426204582

  • Anime Impact: The Movies and Shows that Changed the World of Japanese Animation

    #1 Amazon Best Seller!―The Life-Changing Power of AnimeA celebration of Anime: Many books on anime simply offer a list of “essential titles” and recommendations. Anime Impact goes deeper by showcasing the many voices of anime’s biggest fans. You’ll find many distinct stories that only each specific writer could tell, all painting a fun and surprisingly touching portrait of the true impact of anime over multiple generations.Iconic movies and TV shows from Japan: Japanese animation―or anime―holds a special place in the hearts of...

    • ASIN: 1633537323

  • The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The Uninhabitable Earth hits you like a comet, with an overflow of insanely lyrical prose about our pending Armageddon.”—Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday DemonIt is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible—food shortages, refugee emergencies, climate wars and economic devastation. An “epoch-defining book” (The Guardian) and “this generation’s Silent S...

    • ASIN: 0525576703

  • Hot Sauce Nation: America's Burning Obsession

    Hot Sauce Nation is a journey of discovery, delving into history, culture, immigration patterns, and the science of spice and pain. Through the stories of hot sauce makers and lovers, it explores the unique hold the dark prince of condiments has over the American heart. 

    • ASIN: 1613731841
    • Brand: Chicago Review Press

  • The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

    A prescient warning of a future we now inhabit, where fake news stories and Internet conspiracy theories play to a disaffected American populace“A glorious book . . . A spirited defense of science . . . From the first page to the last, this book is a manifesto for clear thought.”—Los Angeles Times How can we make intelligent decisions about our increasingly technology-driven lives if we don’t understand the difference between the myths of pseudoscience and the testable hypotheses of science? Pulitzer Prize-winning author and distinguish...

    • ASIN: 0345409469
    • Color: Multicolor
    • Brand: Ballantine Books
    • UPC: 884184345306

  • The Great Book of Texas: The Crazy History of Texas with Amazing Random Facts & Trivia (A Trivia Nerds Guide to the History of the United States 1)

    Are you looking to learn more about Texas? Sure, you’ve heard about the Alamo and JFK’s assassination in history class, but there’s so much about the Lone Star State that even natives don’t know about. In this trivia book, you’ll journey through Texas’s history, pop culture, sports, folklore, and so much more! In The Great Book of Texas, some of the things you will learn include: Which Texas hero isn’t even from Texas? Why is Texas called the Lone Star State?Which hotel in Austin is one of the most haunted hotels in the United Sta...

    • ASIN: B07B11952R

  • Life Moves Pretty Fast: The Lessons We Learned from Eighties Movies (and Why We Don't Learn Them from Movies Anymore)

    From Vogue contributor and Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman, a personalized guide to eighties movies that describes why they changed movie-making forever—featuring exclusive interviews with the producers, directors, writers and stars of the best cult classics.For Hadley Freeman, movies of the 1980s have simply got it all. Comedy in Three Men and a Baby, Hannah and Her Sisters, Ghostbusters, and Back to the Future; all a teenager needs to know in Pretty in Pink, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Say Anything, The Breakfast Club, and Mystic Pizza; t...

    • ASIN: 1501130455
    • Brand: Simon & Schuster

  • Maps

    Travel the world without leaving your living room.This book of maps is a visual feast for readers of all ages, with lavishly drawn illustrations from the incomparable Mizielinskis. It features not only borders, cities, rivers, and peaks, but also places of historical and cultural interest, eminent personalities, iconic animals and plants, cultural events, and many more fascinating facts associated with every region of our planet....

    • ASIN: 0763668966
    • Brand: Big Picture Press

  • The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country in the World (Lonely Planet)

    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Take a journey through every country in the world. 850 images. 230 countries. One complete picture. With details of every United Nations-approved country in the world, and a few more principalities and dependencies besides, Lonely Planet's Travel Book is the ultimate introduction to a world of travel and the essential travel reference book for every household! Each country is profiled by Lonely Planet's expert authors and features details of when to visit, what to see and do, and how to ...

    • ASIN: 178657120X
    • Brand: LONEY

  • Grounded: Finding God in the World-A Spiritual Revolution

    The headlines are clear: religion is on the decline in America as many people leave behind traditional religious practices. Diana Butler Bass, leading commentator on religion, politics, and culture, follows up her acclaimed book Christianity After Religion by arguing that what appears to be a decline actually signals a major transformation in how people understand and experience God. The distant God of conventional religion has given way to a more intimate sense of the sacred that is with us in the world. This shift, from a vertical understandi...

    • ASIN: B00SRXL1PA

  • The Birth of Loud: Leo Fender, Les Paul, and the Guitar-Pioneering Rivalry That Shaped Rock 'n' Roll

    “A hot-rod joy ride through mid-20th-century American history” (The New York Times Book Review), this one-of-a-kind narrative masterfully recreates the rivalry between the two men who innovated the electric guitar’s amplified sound—Leo Fender and Les Paul—and their intense competition to convince rock stars like the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and Eric Clapton to play the instruments they built.In the years after World War II, music was evolving from big-band jazz into rock ’n’ roll—and these louder styles demanded revolutionary inst...

    • ASIN: 1501141651
    • Brand: Scribner

  • The Story of Titanic for Children : Astonishing Little-Known Facts and Details about the Most Famous Ship in the World

    More than a century after it crashed into an iceberg, the Titanic remains as compelling as ever. Now children can explore its beautiful sundecks, marvel at the luxurious design, and relive the tragic sinking of

    • UPC: 682061113

  • Secrets of Walt Disney World : Weird and Wonderful Facts about the Most Magical Place on Earth

    Uncovers the little extras and hidden facts that enhance your visit to Walt Disney World-- and shows how Walt Disney's incredible dream continues to inspire and entertain countless people every

    • UPC: 22555205
    • Rating: 5.0

  • Now I Know More : The Revealing Stories Behind Even More of the World's Most Interesting Facts

    "Contains 100 anecdotes of trivia ranging from science, sports, to pop culture"--Provided by

    • UPC: 38311368

  • If You Were Me and Lived in... Hungary : A Child's Introduction to Culture Around the World

    Welcome to Hungary! Join Carole P. Roman and learn about this beautiful country in Central Europe. Packed with colorful illustrations, children will learn about the sights, currency, food, and even a few Hungarian

    • UPC: 869507608

  • Now I Know : The Revealing Stories Behind the World's Most Interesting Facts

    Praise for the Webby Award-winning newsletter: "I eagerly read 'Now I Know' every day. It's always fresh, always a surprise, and always interesting!" --Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia and Wikia Did you know that there

    • UPC: 23961388
    • Rating: 5.0

  • Out of This World: Poems and Facts about Space - eBook

    Amy Sklansky and Stacey Schuett give young explorers the moon and stars and beyond!The mysteries of the universe and the science of space exploration are perennialy popular subjects, and Out of This World is a

    • UPC: 597282141
    • Rating: 3.0

  • If You Were Me and Lived In... Brazil : A Child's Introduction to Culture Around the World

    See what life would be like if you lived in

    • UPC: 483223492

  • If You Were Me and Lived In... Mexico : A Child's Introduction to Cultures Around the World

    "If You Were Me and Lived in ...Mexico-A Child's Introduction to Cultures Around the World" is an exciting new children's series that focuses on learning and appreciating the many cultures that make up our small

    • UPC: 526165787
    • Rating: 5.0

  • It's Disgusting and We Ate It! : True Food Facts from Around the World and Throughout History

    Zany cartoon illustrations add just the right amount of fun to this intriguing, stomach-turning collection of food lore. Includes a look at what are considered delicacies in other areas of the world, as well as

    • UPC: 25668496
    • Rating: 3.0

  • Colorful World of Dinosaurs (watercolor illutrations and fun facts about 46 dinosaurs)

    "First published in 2017 in Great Britain by Pavilion Children's

    • UPC: 338096349


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