Britannica all new kids encyclopedia : what we know & what we don't
Unlike old encyclopedias that are structured from A to Z, this encyclopedia takes you on a journey from the beginning of time to the present day - and even into the future! It explores a wide range of topics and is divided into eight chapters by subject: Universe, Earth, Matter, Life, Humans, Ancient & Medieval Times, Modern Times, and Today & Tomorrow.
The covenant of water : a novel
Verghese, Abraham, 1955-, author
Spanning the years 1900 to 1977, set in Kerala, on South India's Malabar Coast, this novel follows three generations of a family that suffers a peculiar affliction: in every generation, at least one person dies by drowning. A shimmering evocation of a lost India and of the passage of time itself, this is a hymn to progress in medicine and to human understanding, and a humbling testament to the hardships undergone by past generations for the sake of those alive today.
Patterson, James, 1947- author
Officer Rob Trilling doesn't like to talk about himself. But he has an impressive resume as a former Army Ranger and as a sniper with NYPD's Emergency Services Unit. Detective Michael Bennett struggles to connect with the soldier, especially when Trilling begins to log unexplained absences from duty. Trilling may be more comfortable with rifles than he is with people, but only Bennett can prove whether his partner is a lonely hunter or a hardened assassin.
InvestiGators: Agents of S.U.I.T.: From Badger to Worse
The official Five nights at Freddy's cookbook
Morris, Rob (Cookbook author), author
Delight in over 40 tasty recipes inspired by the 'Five Nights at Freddy's' games, with gorgeous, eye-popping photography! From Freddy Fazbear's Pepperoni X-Press and Chica's Ultimate Thai Chicken Burger, to Foxy's Fruity Cove Coolor and El Chip's Fully Loaded Tortillas, 'The Official Five Nights at Freddy's Cookbook' is packed with mouthwatering recipes that are hauntingly delicious.
Shadow over Aetheria
Cube Kid (Author of fan fiction), author.
"Everyone's favorite villager-turned-warrior, Runt and his friends have had loads of adventures already. They have worked hard (at least some of them) as students, undergone intensive training in Villagetown, battled monsters sent by Herobrine, and even successfully completed their very first quest at Owl's Reach! But their greatest adventure begins now: making their way to the capital Aetheria City! What will Runt and his friends face at the Greater Aetheria Academy? Will they finally become true warriors and get to battle Herobrine? Find out in the long-awaited new volume of the illustrated saga of the Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior series!"-- Provided by publisher.
Slow Productivity : The Lost Art of Accomplishment Without Burnout.
Our current definition of "productivity" pushes us to treat busyness as a proxy for useful effort, leading to impossibly lengthy task lists and ceaseless meetings. Drawing from deep research on the habits and mindsets of a varied cast of storied thinkers, Cal Newport lays out the key principles of "slow productivity." Combining cultural criticism with systematic pragmatism, Newport deconstructs the absurdities inherent in standard notions of productivity, and then provides step-by-step advice for cultivating a slower, more humane alternative. Print run 125,000.
SPIDER-MAN: FRESHMAN YEAR
Collects Spidey #1-12. It's action, adventure and hilarity in equal measure as we head back to high school to explore Peter Parker's early days as Spider-Man! Navigating your teen years is tough enough, but Peter also has to contend with a never-ending merry-go-round of Spider-Man madness courtesy of the best rogues' gallery in comics! We're talking Doctor Octopus, Sandman, the Vulture, Electro, Kraven, the Scorpion...and believe it or not, Doctor Doom! But could our young hero ever be ready for an archnemesis like the Green Goblin? Black Panther and Captain America guest-star as Spidey learns the ropes of heroism - but fun time is over when the Sinister Six strikes! Can a lone Spidey defeat his most powerful foes all at the same time? Return to a classic era, and discover what made Spider-Man the world's greatest super hero!
Wandering Stars : A Novel.
Colorado, 1864. Star, a young survivor of the Sand Creek Massacre, is brought to the Fort Marion Prison Castle, run by Richard Henry Pratt the evangelical prison guard who will go on to found the Carlisle Industrial School for Indians. Oakland, 2018. Opal Viola Victoria Bear Shield is barely holding her family together as she is equally adrift as she searches for a way to heal her wounded family. This novel traces the legacies of the Sand Creek Massacre of 1864 and the Carlisle Industrial School for Indians through to the shattering aftermath of Orvil Redfeather's shooting in "There There." Print run 25,000.
Based on the extraordinary character at the center of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the jewel in the Roald Dahl crown and one of the best‐selling children's books of all time, "Wonka" tells the wondrous story of how the world's greatest inventor, magician and chocolate‐maker became the beloved Willy Wonka we know today. This irresistibly vivid and inventive big-screen spectacle will introduce audiences to a young Willy Wonka, chock‐full of ideas and determined to change the world one delectable bite at a time proving that the best things in life begin with a dream. If you're lucky enough to meet Willy Wonka, anything is possible.