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.
In Movement Matters, Biomechanist, Katy Bowman, continues her groundbreaking investigation our sedentary culture and the mechanics behind it. She unveils the profound potential of human movement. Movement Matters is a collection of essays where Katy widens her You are how you move message and invites us to consider our personal relationship with sedentarism, privilege, and nature.
Breakaway transcends Americans passions for sports and casino gambling as it follows two professional hockey team owners and the most-storied trophy in all of sports. No one can lift hockeys Stanley Cup on his own. Winning a championship takes talented athletes, committed owners, creative executives, and enthusiastic fans. For the Pittsburgh Penguins, it also meant breaking away from tradition. With team owners desperate to replace the leagues oldest rink and leakiest arena, the Penguins win the rights to draft the hottest player in a generation. A Pittsburgh legend returns to the team on and off the ice to lead them into the future. But how to turn around the fortunes of this troubled franchise? Breakaway tells the story of how the Penguins went from bankruptcy and last place to a profitable new arena and a championship by taking chances others never considered and risking everything to win it all.
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.
Do you love the challenge of a good crossword puzzle? What about doing searches with wordfinds and trivia questions? Well, if you love working these games, you will love the new Kentucky Crosswords book by Dale Ratermann. You can test your knowledge of Kentucky and the people who made it famous by indulging yourself in this fun-filled book. Inside these pages you will find interesting facts about people like President Abraham Lincoln, the legendary Muhammed Ali, and the sharp Diane Sawyer. Puzzles include crosswords, word searches, and trivia. But that’s not all; there are also photos of the great state of Kentucky and much more. You will enjoy hours of fun with Kentucky Crosswords. The puzzles and games are created appropriate for all ages. These brainteasers and games cover a range of fascinating topics. If you love sports, it’s in there. If you are interested in Kentucky government, you will find it there. From big cities to rural hamlets this book has the information. And don’t forget Kentucky’s famous horse racing, bourbon distilleries and bluegrass music.
In a long awaited comeback, the Chicago Cubs finally broke their losing streak by winning the 2016 World Series. After 108 years, the Cubs basked in their victory at Wrigley Field. In The 50 Greatest Players in Chicago Cubs History, Robert Cohen continues the excitement by celebrating the fifty best players the Cubs have ever had. In this fascinating collection of biographies, statistics, and quotes, a well-defined system is used to rank the players. Memorable players like Ernie Banks, Andre Dawson, Ron Santo, and Ryne Sandberg are all included. This book is sure to spark debate among Cubs fans about who should really be number one.
A team with thousands of enthusiastic fans, the Los Angeles Dodgers are hard to ignore. The 50 Greatest Players in Dodgers History, will be a perennial favorite. Looking to win the pennant under the direction of their manager, Dave Roberts, the Dodgers hope to rewrite their current standings in baseball history. With former professional athletes and personalities such as Jackie Robinson, Don Drysdale, Duke Snider, Roy Campanella, Greg Maddux, Kirk Gibson, Adrian Gonzalez, and Clayton Kershaw, the Los Angeles Dodgers have continuously generated a following that has few rivals in professional sports starting when they were the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Puzzle fans across America have asked for more, so here it is: Ohio Crosswords, 3rd Edition. This edition includes all new puzzles and trivia. You will also find much more state history and fun facts than before. Puzzle topics include sports, government, big cities, rural hamlets, famous Buckeyes and more.
How well do you know the Hoosier state? Here’s a way you can test your Indiana knowledge and learn a few new bits and pieces of information along the way. Indiana Crosswords, 3rd Edition is a fun collection of puzzles and trivia from the Midwestern mecca of corn and basketball. This book contains puzzles with topics such as famous Hoosiers, Indiana wildlife, Hoosier sports, Indiana crime, Indiana festivals and Indy racing.
Jack Grout: A Legacy in Golf tells the remarkable story of a middle-class Oklahoman who discovered golf at the age of eight, was teaching it to others by age fifteen, and who would travel the ragtag early PGA Tour in drafty automobiles with men who became legends of the game: Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson, Sam Snead, Gene Sarazen and many others. Those tough days on the Tour led Jack Grout to a series of club-professional jobs, and eventually, into the orbit of a husky ten-year old redhead named Jackie Nicklaus the youngster who, under Grout’s tutelage for thirty-nine years, became golf’s greatest champion, the mighty Golden Bear.