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- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 79.95
Animal Behavior, Second Edition, covers the broad sweep of animal behavior from its neurological underpinnings to the importance of behavior in conservation. The authors, Michael Breed and Janice Moore, bring almost 60 years of combined experience as university professors to this textbook, much of that teaching animal behavior. An entire chapter... more...
- Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2001; US$ 7.99
"Here in the Cellar," Corinna says, "I control the Folk. Here, I'm queen of the world." As Folk Keeper at the Rhysbridge Home, she feeds the fierce, dark-dwelling cave Folk; keeps them from souring the milk, killing the chickens, and venting their anger on the neighborhood; and writes it all down in her Folk Record. Since only boys are Folk Keepers,... more...
- Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2002; US$ 9.95
"A coin for passage to your heart's desire," says Agnes, Guardian of the Wishing Well in the village of Bishop Mayne. "That is the first rule." But Nuria doesn't think she needs a wish. Wishing on the Well is dangerous. Wishes often go wrong. That's why there are no other children around. A wish-gone-wrong took them all away. But now, because her grandfather,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Violence is a male biological trait. When women fight, no one gets seriously hurt. Lesbians don't abuse their spouses. The truth revealed in Janice Ristock's groundbreaking book is that lesbian relationships sometimes do turn violent. Based on interviews with more than one hundred lesbians who have suffered abuse and seventy-five case workers, No... more...
- Double Dragon Publishing 2002; US$ 5.99
Thirteen-year-old Ronnie, part of a trio of best friends that seems to be falling apart because Amy and Jimmy are growing up faster than she is, finds solace in the company of her island's eccentric catlady, an eighty-three-year-old retired concert pianist. more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 11.50
Learn a lot about science as you make models showing how things work! A spectacular model of an active volcano . . . a fascinating representation of the solar system . . . scale reproductions of atoms and molecules . . . In Janice VanCleave's Super Science Models, America's favorite science teacher shows you how to make these and other eye-catching... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 160.00
Many women writers in twentieth-century Britain were fascinated by the individual thought processes of their characters. Women Writing Modern Fiction draws connections between the works of authors such as Elizabeth Bowen, Dorothy L. Sayers, Olivia Manning, Iris Murdoch and A.S. Byatt, who dramatize darkness in wartime, gothic terror, madness and... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 94.99
Who smells? After surveying nearly eighty novels written in the 1860s to answer that impolite question, Common Scents explores the implications of such olfactory data in novels by Dickens, Eliot, Meredith, Oliphant, Trollope, and Yonge. In doing so, it offers a new understanding of the self-evident values of high-Victorian culture. more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 49.99
Throughout the history of the African American people there has been no stronger resource for overcoming adversity than the black church. From its role in leading a group of free Blacks to form a colony in Sierra Leone in the 1790s to helping ex-slaves after the Civil War, and from playing major roles in the Civil Rights Movement to offering community... more...
- Pearson Education 2005; US$ 39.99
Arbitrage is central both to corporate risk management and to a wide range of investment strategies. Thousands of financial executives, managers, and sophisticated investors want to understand it, but most books on arbitrage are far too abstract and technical to serve their needs. Billingsley addresses this untapped market with the first accessible... more...