The Spectacle: Celebrating the History of the Indianapolis 500 is a mix of historical fact and entertainment for young readers and race fans to learn about The Greatest Spectacle in Racing – the Indianapolis 500. This book features a vast number of drivers, teams and race cars that have made an impact on the rich history of racing at the Brickyard.
This book won’t bore young readers by running through a chronological list of each race, The Spectacle Celebrating the History of the Indianapolis 500 is an exciting breakdown of the content into a series of short topical sections such as The Golden Era, The British Invasion and The Four-Timer Club. A dad serves as a narrator as he teaches his kids about the Indy 500, which provides some light-hearted interaction with the kids to compliment the fact-based content. An intro and outro featuring four-time winner A.J. Foyt ties it all together in a unique, identifiable way.
There are various scientific health benefits for people who practice yoga and meditation. The Science of Meditation, Yoga, and Prayer explores and explains them. This book merges eastern practices of well-being with western science to produce a perfect blend of science, meditation, yoga and prayer.
Yoga has been demonstrated through scientific research to be a superior form of exercise for overall well-being and combatant of stress. Daily stress is nothing new and everyone experiences at some point. Chronic stress increases oxidative stress in the human body, which is related to many illnesses including heart attacks and strokes. Yoga and meditation are some of the most effective ways to relieve such stress.
Are you ready to start keeping track of the runs that you take, how long they are, your endurance level? In Your Personal Running Journal, 1972 Olympian Jeff Galloway details how to set up a successful training program. You will learn how to monitor progress, and how to schedule each workout. Keep record of your running progress by using the 52 week daily journal entries. They also come with easy-to-use data analysis tables.
Your Guide to the National Parks, 2nd Edition is an award-winning guide. It is completely updated for the 2017 edition and includes more than 450 new photographs, 160 revised maps, and 50 hiking tables, making it the only guidebook you’ll need to explore the United States National Parks.
An all new design with the same intuitive layout keeps the step-by-step itineraries, kid-friendly activities, and most popular ranger programs at your fingertips to help plan your next family vacation. Thousands of hotels, restaurants, and attractions beyond the parks and 11 suggested road trips make it the ultimate dashboard companion. Exhaustive activity information–including hiking tables, easy-to-find trailhead markers, outfitter details, and backpacking essentials–serves as blueprint for an adventure of a lifetime. With something for everyone, this is Your Guide to the National Parks.
Direct Hits Advanced Vocabulary: Vocabulary for the ACT, SAT, Advanced Placement Exams, GMAT, and more.
The books include the following features:
With more than 200 of the most challenging words found on standardized test, this is not a phone book size list of words that are rarely, if ever, used in essays or on tests.
Relevant, vivid, and memorable examples from popular movies, television, literature, music, historical events, and recent headlines
A Fast Review with quick definitions
A Final Review with critical reading and sentence completion questions similar to those found on standardized tests
Words are our tools for learning and communicating. A proficient and robust vocabulary is critical to success in school, business, the professions, AND standardized tests such as the AP Exams, ACT, SAT, and GMAT. Even the most dedicated students dread memorizing long lists of seemingly random words. Like its companion books, Direct Hits Essential Vocabulary and Direct Hits Core Vocabulary, Direct Hits Advanced Vocabulary offers an approach that places the words in a context students can easily understand and remember.
Direct Hits Advanced Vocabulary focuses on the sophisticated vocabulary expected of Advanced Placement high school students and college students.
Humorous, fascinating, and science based, the bestselling first edition of Move Your DNA has been updated and expanded to include a comprehensive three-level exercise program. Move Your DNA Expanded Edition by Katy Bowman addresses in layperson-friendly terms the vast quantities of disease from which we are suffering. It additionally identifies our lack of movement as the primary cause. Readers can use the corrective exercises and lifestyle changes Katy Bowman has created to help transition to healthy, naturally moving bodies. Move Your DNA explains the science behind our need for natural movement right down to the cellular level. It examines the differences between the movements in a typical hunter-gatherer’s life and the movements in our own.
The life of Dr. Robert Rey is an amazing overcoming lesson. His life had everything to go wrong, but against all odds he eventually became the best known plastic surgeon in the world, multimillionaire and international celebrity. A successful story of a boy who was the last to learn to read in class, and ended up graduating at Harvard.
In the book, Dr. Robert Rey: The True Story of Dr. 90210 Dr. Rey shares terrible details of his personal life and reveals secrets of how, starting from almost nothing, he became a famous plastic surgeon, a TV star known around the world and a successful businessman. With only one line of products, Dr. Rey Shapeware, he made more over than $100 million! This is an incredible story of entrepreneurship.
Fifty years went by before The Houston Astros had a Hall of Fame inductee. Then Craig Biggio became their first. Two years later Jeff Bagwell emerged as another inductee. Biggio and Bagwell are arguably the two most influential and memorable players in Astro history. When they showed up in the last 1980s, the team entered its “Golden Age.” Biggio and Bawell were National League All-Stars who own most of the club’s hitting records. They helped lead the team to their first ever, and only, World Series game.
Best Seat in the House is the inspirational story of Roberts ambitious journey to becoming a full-time ring announcer at WWE performing all over the world and announcing weekly live events, TV shows, and the enormously popular pay-per-view spectaculars for more than a decade.
Justin Roberts always dreamed of being a ring announcer at World Wrestling Entertainment. From playing with action figures of the Ultimate Warrior, the Heartbreak Kid Shawn Michaels, Bret Hitman Hart and Hulk Hogan to actually announcing these larger-than-life characters to the ring, Roberts lived out the dream of countless, passionate wrestling fans worldwide.
The Jobseekers Guide 8th Edition is used at more than 150 military bases worldwide to teach Kathryn Troutman’s highly acclaimed Ten Steps to a Federal Job to military personnel and family members. This title is recognized as the leading guide on the topic for 100,000 military spouses worldwide. The new edition continues to use a colorful workbook style loaded with pages of exercises, samples, and charts throughout and is particularly effective for class training.
While a historian stands firmly planted in the present and looks back into the past, a historical novelist has a more immediate task: to set readers in the midst of bygone events and lead them forward, allowing them to live and feel the wonderment, fear, hope, triumph, and pain as if they were there.
Learning historical stories is easy, creating stories based in history is not.
In Once Upon a Time It Was Now, best-selling author James Alexander Thom (Follow the River, From Sea to Shining Sea, Sign-Talker) gives you the tools you need to research and create stories born from the past that will move and inspire modern readers.