The Lorax

The Lorax
Author: Dr. Seuss
Publsiher: RH Childrens Books
Total Pages: 72
Release: 2013-09-24
ISBN 10: 0385372027
ISBN 13: 9780385372022
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Lorax Book Review:

Celebrate Earth Day with Dr. Seuss and the Lorax in this classic picture book about protecting the environment! I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. Dr. Seuss’s beloved story teaches kids to speak up and stand up for those who can’t. With a recycling-friendly “Go Green” message, The Lorax allows young readers to experience the beauty of the Truffula Trees and the danger of taking our earth for granted, all in a story that is timely, playful and hopeful. The book’s final pages teach us that just one small seed, or one small child, can make a difference. Printed on recycled paper, this book is the perfect gift for Earth Day and for any child—or child at heart—who is interested in recycling, advocacy and the environment, or just loves nature and playing outside. Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. “Pretty much all the stuff you need to know is in Dr. Seuss.” –President Barack Obama

North Carolina Libraries

North Carolina Libraries
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1991
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015082971824
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

North Carolina Libraries Book Review:

Dr Seuss and Philosophy

Dr  Seuss and Philosophy
Author: Jacob M. Held
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2011-07-16
ISBN 10: 1442203129
ISBN 13: 9781442203129
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dr Seuss and Philosophy Book Review:

Dr. Seuss, children and adults alike have been captivated by the charming and laconic tales of whimsical characters and imaginative worlds. But Dr. Seuss' stories are more than just catchy poems; they often wrestle with serious philosophical and moral dilemmas, whether it is Horton discovering the very essence of life or the Lorax teaching us about morality. Dr. Seuss and Philosophy explores philosophical concepts such as the nature of the good life in Oh the Places You'll Go, the method and value of thinking critically in Oh the Thinks You Can Think, and morality and ethics in How the Grinch Stole Christmas, among many others. Anyone who loves Dr. Seuss or is interested in philosophy will find this book to be intriguing and enlightening.

Fox in Socks

Fox in Socks
Author: Dr. Seuss
Publsiher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 24
Release: 2015-07-28
ISBN 10: 0553513362
ISBN 13: 9780553513363
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fox in Socks Book Review:

This classic Dr. Seuss Beginner Book features silly tongue twisters that will have readers of all ages giggling with glee. When a fox in socks meets Knox in a box, you know that hilarity will ensue. Add chicks with bricks (and blocks and clocks) and you're sure to get your words twisted and lips locked. With his unmistakable gift for rhyme, Dr. Seuss creates a hysterical and energetic way for beginning readers to dive into the joy of reading. This book comes with the following warning: “This is a book you READ ALOUD to find out just how smart your tongue is. The first time you read it, don't go fast! This Fox is a tricky fox. He'll try to get your tongue in trouble.” Originally created by Dr. Seuss, Beginner Books encourage children to read all by themselves, with simple words and illustrations that give clues to their meaning.

Notes from an Apocalypse

Notes from an Apocalypse
Author: Mark O'Connell
Publsiher: Doubleday
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2020-04-14
ISBN 10: 0385543018
ISBN 13: 9780385543019
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Notes from an Apocalypse Book Review:

"Insightful, affecting, funny, and appropriately terrifying.” —Sally Rooney "Harrowing, tender-hearted, and funny as hell." —Jenny Offill By the author of the award-winning To Be a Machine, an absorbing, deeply felt book about our anxious present tense—and coming to grips with the future We're alive in a time of worst-case scenarios: The weather has gone uncanny. A viral pandemic has the power to draw our global community to a halt. Old postwar alliances are crumbling. Everywhere you look there's an omen, a joke whose punchline is the end of the world. How is a person supposed to live in the shadow of such a grim future? What does it mean to have children—nothing if not an act of hope—in such unsettled times? What might it be like to live through the worst? And what on Earth is anybody doing about it? Dublin-based writer Mark O'Connell is consumed by these questions—and, as the father of two young children himself, he finds them increasingly urgent. In Notes from an Apocalypse, he crosses the globe in pursuit of answers. He tours survival bunkers in South Dakota. He ventures to New Zealand, a favored retreat of billionaires banking on civilization's collapse. He engages with would-be Mars colonists, preppers, right-wing conspiracists. And he bears witness to those places, like Chernobyl, that the future has already visited—real-life portraits of the end of the world as we know it. In doing so, he comes to a resolution, while offering readers a unique window into our contemporary imagination. Both investigative and deeply personal, Notes from an Apocalypse is an affecting, humorous, and surprisingly hopeful meditation on our present moment. With insight, humanity, and wit, O'Connell leaves you to wonder: What if the end of the world isn't the end of the world?

The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree
Author: Shel Silverstein
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 64
Release: 2014-02-18
ISBN 10: 0061965103
ISBN 13: 9780061965104
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Giving Tree Book Review:

As The Giving Tree turns fifty, this timeless classic is available for the first time ever in ebook format. This digital edition allows young readers and lifelong fans to continue the legacy and love of a household classic that will now reach an even wider audience. Never before have Shel Silverstein's children's books appeared in a format other than hardcover. Since it was first published fifty years ago, Shel Silverstein's poignant picture book for readers of all ages has offered a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return. Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, and of classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump!, and Runny Babbit. And don't miss these other Shel Silverstein ebooks, Where the Sidewalk Ends, and A Light in the Attic!

Bayesian Statistics for Beginners

Bayesian Statistics for Beginners
Author: Therese M. Donovan,Ruth M. Mickey
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 419
Release: 2019
ISBN 10: 0198841299
ISBN 13: 9780198841296
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bayesian Statistics for Beginners Book Review:

This is an entry-level book on Bayesian statistics written in a casual, and conversational tone. The authors walk a reader through many sample problems step-by-step to provide those with little background in math or statistics with the vocabulary, notation, and understanding of the calculations used in many Bayesian problems.

Empty World

Empty World
Author: John Christopher
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2015-05-12
ISBN 10: 1481420003
ISBN 13: 9781481420006
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Empty World Book Review:

Moving to a small village with his grandparents after a devastating accident, Neil endures a terrible plague that kills the world's adults, an event that compels him to make a treacherous journey to London in search of other survivors. By the author of the Tripods trilogy. Simultaneous and eBook.

The Pillow Book

The Pillow Book
Author: Peter Greenaway
Publsiher: Distributed Art Pub Incorporated
Total Pages: 123
Release: 1996
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015047061661
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Pillow Book Book Review:

Script of Greenaway's 1995 film, The pillow book, which was made as an homage to the 10th century story by Sei Shōnagon entitled Makura no sōshi, on which it is loosely based.

Billionaire Wilderness

Billionaire Wilderness
Author: Justin Farrell
Publsiher: Princeton University Press
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2021-03-02
ISBN 10: 0691217122
ISBN 13: 9780691217123
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Billionaire Wilderness Book Review:

"Billionaire Wilderness offers an unprecedented look inside the world of the ultra-wealthy and their relationship to the natural world, showing how the ultra-rich use nature to resolve key predicaments in their lives. Justin Farrell immerses himself in Teton County, Wyoming-both the richest county in the United States and the county with the nation's highest level of income inequality-to investigate interconnected questions about money, nature, and community in the twenty-first century. Farrell draws on three years of in-depth interviews with "ordinary" millionaires and the world's wealthiest billionaires, four years of in-person observation in the community, and original quantitative data to provide comprehensive and unique analytical insight on the ultra-wealthy. He also interviewed low-income workers who could speak to their experiences as employees for and members of the community with these wealthy people. He finds that the wealthy leverage nature to climb even higher on the socioeconomic ladder, and they use their engagement with nature and rural people as a way of creating more virtuous and deserving versions of themselves. Billionaire Wilderness demonstrates that our contemporary understanding of the relationship between the ultra-wealthy and the environment is empirically shallow, and our reliance on reports of national economic trends distances us from the real experiences of these people and their local communities"--

Cobalt Blue

Cobalt Blue
Author: Sachin Kundalkar
Publsiher: New Press, The
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2016-08-02
ISBN 10: 1620971763
ISBN 13: 9781620971765
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cobalt Blue Book Review:

Cobalt Blue is a tale of rapturous love and fierce heartbreak told with tenderness and unsparing clarity. Brother and sister Tanay and Anuja both fall in love with the same man, an artist lodging in their family home in Pune, in western India. He seems like the perfect tenant, ready with the rent and happy to listen to their mother’s musings on the imminent collapse of Indian culture. But he’s also a man of mystery. He has no last name. He has no family, no friends, no history, and no plans for the future. When he runs away with Anuja, he overturns the family’s lives. Translated from Marathi by acclaimed novelist and critic Jerry Pinto, Sachin Kundalkar’s elegantly wrought and exquisitely spare novel explores the disruption of a traditional family by a free-spirited stranger to examine a generation in transition. Intimate, moving, sensual, and wry in its portrait of young love, Cobalt Blue is a frank and lyrical exploration of gay life in India that recalls the work of Edmund White and Alan Hollinghurst—of people living in emotional isolation, attempting to find long-term intimacy in relationships that until recently were barely conceivable to them.

Statistics with STATA Version 12

Statistics with STATA  Version 12
Author: Lawrence Hamilton
Publsiher: Nelson Education
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2012-08-28
ISBN 10: 1285632559
ISBN 13: 9781285632551
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Statistics with STATA Version 12 Book Review:

For students and practicing researchers alike, STATISTICS WITH STATA Version 12 opens the door to the full use of the popular Stata program--a fast, flexible, and easy-to-use environment for data management and statistics analysis. Integrating Stata’s impressive graphics, this comprehensive book presents hundreds of examples showing how to apply Stata to accomplish a wide variety of tasks. Like Stata itself, STATISTICS WITH STATA will make it easier for readers to move fluidly through the world of modern data analysis. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat
Author: Dr. Seuss
Publsiher: RH Childrens Books
Total Pages: 72
Release: 2013-09-24
ISBN 10: 0385372019
ISBN 13: 9780385372015
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Cat in the Hat Book Review:

Have a ball with Dr. Seuss and the Cat in the Hat in this classic picture book...but don't forget to clean up your mess! A dreary day turns into a wild romp when this beloved story introduces readers to the Cat in the Hat and his troublemaking friends, Thing 1 and Thing 2. A favorite among kids, parents and teachers, this story uses simple words and basic ryhme to encourage and delight beginning readers. Then he said "That is that." And then he was gone With a tip of his hat. Originally created by Dr. Seuss himself, Beginner Books are fun, funny, and easy to read. These unjacketed hardcover early readers encourage children to read all on their own, using simple words and illustrations. Smaller than the classic large format Seuss picture books like The Lorax and Oh, The Places You’ll Go!, these portable packages are perfect for practicing readers ages 3-7, and lucky parents too! “Pretty much all the stuff you need to know is in Dr. Seuss.” –President Barack Obama

The Encyclopedia of Early Earth

The Encyclopedia of Early Earth
Author: Isabel Greenberg
Publsiher: Bond Street Books
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2013-10-29
ISBN 10: 0385678223
ISBN 13: 9780385678223
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Encyclopedia of Early Earth Book Review:

Before our history began, another now forgotten civilization thrived. The people who roamed Early Earth were much like us: curious, emotional, funny, ambitious, and vulnerable. In this series of illustrated and linked tales, Isabel Greenberg chronicles the explorations of a young man as he paddles from his home in the North Pole to the South Pole. There, he meets his true love, but their romance is ill-fated. Early Earth's unusual and finicky polarity means the lovers can never touch. As intricate and richly imagined as the work of Chris Ware, and leavened with a dry wit that rivals Kate Beaton's in Hark! A Vagrant, Isabel Greenberg's debut will be a welcome addition to the thriving graphic novel genre.

Clean

Clean
Author: James Hamblin
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2020-07-21
ISBN 10: 052553833X
ISBN 13: 9780525538332
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clean Book Review:

A preventative medicine physician and staff writer for The Atlantic explains the surprising and unintended effects of our hygiene practices in this informative and entertaining introduction to the new science of skin microbes and probiotics. Keeping skin healthy is a booming industry, and yet it seems like almost no one agrees on what actually works. Confusing messages from health authorities and ineffective treatments have left many people desperate for reliable solutions. An enormous alternative industry is filling the void, selling products that are often of questionable safety and totally unknown effectiveness. In Clean, doctor and journalist James Hamblin explores how we got here, examining the science and culture of how we care for our skin today. He talks to dermatologists, microbiologists, allergists, immunologists, aestheticians, bar-soap enthusiasts, venture capitalists, Amish people, theologians, and straight-up scam artists, trying to figure out what it really means to be clean. He even experiments with giving up showers entirely, and discovers that he is not alone. Along the way he realizes that most of our standards of cleanliness are less related to health than most people think. A major part of the picture has been missing: a little-known ecosystem known as the skin microbiome—the trillions of microbes that live on our skin and in our pores. These microbes are not dangerous; they’re more like an outer layer of skin that no one knew we had, and they influence everything from acne, eczema, and dry skin to how we smell. The new goal of skin care will be to cultivate a healthy biome—and to embrace the meaning of “clean” in the natural sense. This can mean doing much less, saving time, money, energy, water, and plastic bottles in the process. Lucid, accessible, and deeply researched, Clean explores the ongoing, radical change in the way we think about our skin, introducing readers to the emerging science that will be at the forefront of health and wellness conversations in coming years.

What Pet Should I Get

What Pet Should I Get
Author: Dr. Seuss
Publsiher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2019-01-08
ISBN 10: 0525707352
ISBN 13: 9780525707356
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

What Pet Should I Get Book Review:

The #1 "New York Times" bestseller is now available in the Beginner Book format! When the brother and sister from "One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish" visit a pet store to pick a pet, naturally, they can't pick just one. How will they decide? Full color.

Empowering the Great Energy Transition

Empowering the Great Energy Transition
Author: Scott Valentine,Benjamin K. Sovacool,Marilyn Brown
Publsiher: Columbia University Press
Total Pages: 322
Release: 2019-12-17
ISBN 10: 0231546424
ISBN 13: 9780231546423
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Empowering the Great Energy Transition Book Review:

At a time when climate-change deniers hold the reins of power in the United States and international greenhouse gas negotiations continue at a slow crawl, what options are available to cities, companies, and consumers around the world who seek a cleaner future? Scott Victor Valentine, Marilyn A. Brown, and Benjamin K. Sovacool explore developments and strategies that will help fast-track the transition to renewable energy. They provide an expert analysis of the achievable steps that citizens, organizational leaders, and policy makers can take to put their commitments to sustainability into practice. Empowering the Great Energy Transition examines trends that suggest a transition away from carbon-intensive energy sources is inevitable—there are too many forces for change at work to stop a shift to clean energy. Yet under the status quo, change will be too slow to avert the worst consequences of climate change. Humanity is on a path to incur avoidable social, environmental, and economic costs. Valentine, Brown, and Sovacool argue that new policies and business models are needed to surmount the hurdles separating the current consumption model from a sustainable energy future. Empowering the Great Energy Transition shows that with well-placed efforts, we can set humanity on a course that supports entrepreneurs and communities in mitigating the environmental harm caused by technologies whose time has come and gone.

Antarctica

Antarctica
Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
Publsiher: Bantam
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2010-07-21
ISBN 10: 9780307571854
ISBN 13: 0307571858
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Antarctica Book Review:

The award-winning author of the Mars trilogy takes readers to the last pure wilderness on Earth in this powerful and majestic novel. “Antarctica may well be the best novel of the best ecological novelist around.”—Locus It is a stark and inhospitable place, where the landscape itself poses a challenge to survival, yet its strange, silent beauty has long fascinated scientists and adventurers. Now Antarctica faces an uncertain future. The international treaty which protects the continent is about to dissolve, clearing the way for Antarctica’s resources to be plundered, its eerie beauty to be savaged. As politicians wrangle over its fate, major corporations begin probing for its hidden riches. Adventurers come, as they have for more than a century, seeking the wild, untamed land even as they endanger it with their ever-growing numbers. And radical environmentalists carry out a covert campaign of sabotage to reclaim the land from those who would destroy it for profit. All who come here have their own agenda, and all will fight to ensure their vision of the future for the remote and awe-inspiring world at the South Pole. Praise for Antarctica “Forbidding yet fascinating, like the continent it describes . . . echoes Jon Krakauer’s Into Thin Air.”—People “[Antarctica] should be included in any short-list of books about the frozen continent.... Compelling characters...a rich and dense story...Robinson has succeeded not only in drawing human characters but also in bringing Antarctica to life. Whatever happens in the outer world, Antarctica—both the book and the continent—will become part of the reader's interior landscape.”—The Washington Post Book World “The epic of Antarctica. This is the James A. Michener novel of the South Pole. If the meaty one-word title didn’t give it away, the writing would. The whole human history of the continent is here.”—Interzone “Antarctica will take your breath away.”—Associated Press “A gripping tale of adventure on the ice.”—Publishers Weekly “Passionate, informed...vastly entertaining.”—Kirkus Reviews “Robinson writes about geography and geology with the intensity and unhurried attention to detail of a John McPhee.”—The New York Times Book Review

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
Author: Peter Boxall
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 960
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 9781844034178
ISBN 13: 1844034178
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die Book Review:

From "The Alchemist" to "Thus Spake Zarathustra" and Achebe to Zola, "1001 Books" offers concise critical insights into the books and the writers that have excited the imagination of the world. It offers reviews, author biographies, plot and character assessments and historical information on those books considered the most important, compelling, or simply the best fiction ever written. Whether classics, novels, thrillers, science fictions, or romances, you will never again be stuck for what to read next or how to find the next great book from an author. In the style of the phenomenally successful "1001 Movies", this is an incisive guide to the books that have had a real impact - whether in the form of critical acclaim or as cult classics. It is an eclectic selection by a superb international team of writers and critics, a provides a new take on old classics and is a guide to what's hot in the huge contemporary fiction market. It is also an ideal reference for anyone who loves to read.

The Cow Who Climbed a Tree

The Cow Who Climbed a Tree
Author: Gemma Merino
Publsiher: Pan Macmillan
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2015-09-10
ISBN 10: 1509821678
ISBN 13: 9781509821679
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Cow Who Climbed a Tree Book Review:

Tina isn't like the other cows. She believes that the sky is the limit, that everything is possible. But her sisters aren't convinced - and when Tina tells them she has climbed a tree and met a dragon, they decide that her nonsense has gone too far. Off they go into the woods to find her . . . and soon discover a world of surprises! A richly atmospheric, thoughtful and funny picture book from rising star Gemma Merino. Her debut picture book, THE CROCODILE WHO DIDN'T LIKE WATER, has won a string of awards and many fans all over the globe. Her deliciously expressive artwork is created using monoprint, coloured digitally.