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.
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.
What if your habits were the cause of your pain and lack of mobility, not your age? What if changing how you move can change how you feel, no matter your age? Dynamic Aging is an exercise guide to restoring movement, especially for healthy feet, better balance, and the activities of daily life. Biomechanist and movement teacher, Katy Bowman, shares exercises and habit modifications for varying fitness and mobility levels.
Assata Sakur: A 20th Century Escaped Slave entails the stories swarming around the woman, Assata Olugbala Shakur. In May of 1973 she was involved in a shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike. She was accused of killing Werner Foerster, a New Jersey State Trooper and assaulting Trooper James Harper. The result: she was indicted for first-degree murder of Foerster and seven other felonies related to the shootout. A member of the Black Panther Party, she became a prime target of the Federal Bureau of Investigations Counterintelligence Program. When she joined the Black Liberation Army and went into hiding, between 1973 and 1977, she was placed on the FBIs Most Wanted List for three bank robberies, the kidnapping and murder of two drug dealers, and the attempted murder of two New Jersey police officers.
In Rig It Right Essentials Bass you will receive information on bass. For example, there are a number of Black Bass species in North America that includes smallmouth, spotted, red-eye, Suwannee, shoal and Guadalupe. Perhaps the best known and most revered is Micropterus salmoides, or Largemouth Bass.
The best way to catch more fish is to understand them as much as possible – you may have heard that said often. It’s true. You need to understand where they live, what they feed on and where and when they spawn. There are also a couple of questions you will want to ask yourself: Why and how do I catch them? The simple, or should we say complex answers will help you locate fish.
Rig It Right Freshwater Fish is aimed directly at short cutting that learning curve and giving you the knowledge the has been gain from many, many seasons, on where to target fish, what to use, and how to fish so you can tangle with lunkers. Rig it Right Essentials Freshwater Fish is jam-packed with knowledge to help you rig up to catch more fish. Rigging up can be as basic as a single hook tied to the end of your line, or as fancy as a Double Spreader setup or anything in between.
It’s often said the best way to catch more fish is to understand them as much as possible. You need to know where they live, what they feed on and where and when they spawn. Then ask yourself the question, “Why?” The simple, or should we say complex answers will help you locate fish. Now, however, the questions is, “How do I catch them?” Rig It Right Essentials West Coast Sport Fish is aimed directly at short-cutting that learning curve and giving you the knowledge learned over many, many seasons, on where to target fish, what to use, and how to fish so you can tangle with lunkers.