Gregor Mendel

Autore: Cheryl Bardoe
Editore: Abrams Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9781419718403
Grandezza: 63,12 MB
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Regarded as the world's first geneticist, Mendel overcame poverty and obscurity to discover that animals, plants, and people all inherit and pass down traits through the same process. Children will be inspired by Gregor's never-ending search for knowledge, and his famous experiments are easy to understand.

Secret Agent X 9

Autore: Alex Raymond
Grandezza: 40,29 MB
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Good Morning Afghanistan

Autore: Waseem Mahmood
Editore: Eye Books (US&CA)
ISBN: 1908646667
Grandezza: 71,32 MB
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Waseem Mahmood lost almost everything when his brother broke a confidence and filed a story in the world's highest circulating tabloid newspaper, the News of the World. He feared he would never work in broadcast media again, and history intervened with the events of 9/11, the attack on Afghanistan, and the fall of the Taliban. Headed by Mahmood, a group of local and foreign journalists responded to the events by producing a radio program based in Kabul to disseminate much-needed and, for the first time, uncensored information to the country’s people. What they end up providing is hope for a devastated land and a voice for a people long smothered by oppression. Told with searing honesty, this is a story of struggle, cruelty, and courage populated by ordinary people who risk their lives for freedom.


Autore: L. Ron Hubbard
Editore: Galaxy Press LLC
ISBN: 1592121292
Grandezza: 74,41 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
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A novel of compelling suspense. Professor James Lowry didn't believe in spirits, or witches, or demons. Not until a gentle spring evening when his hat disappeared, and suddenly he couldn't remember the last four hours of his life. Now, the quiet university town of Atworthy is changing - slightly at first, then faster and more frighteningly each time he tries to remember. Lowry is pursued by a dark, secret evil that is turning his whole world against him while it whispers a warning from the shadows: If you find your hat you'll find your four hours. If you find your four hours then you will die... "A classic tale of creeping, surreal menace and horror... one of the really, really good ones." — Stephen King

Mermaid Things To Make And Do

Autore: Leonie Pratt
ISBN: 9781409577713
Grandezza: 66,88 MB
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Each activity is accompanied by illustrations of every stage, plus an image of the finished item, to ensure great results. Plus stickers which can be used to add a final decorative touch. The classic Usborne Things to Make and Do series, now revamped for a new generation. Simple craft projects which can all be completed using only the most readily-available household items. WARNING! Not suitable for children under 36 months because of small parts. Choking Hazard

The Second Death Of George Mallory

Autore: Reinhold Messner
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 1429977973
Grandezza: 30,76 MB
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As a boy, climbing legend Reinhold Messner was inspired by another legend: George Mallory's tragic final ascent of Mount Everest in 1924. To Messner, and to thousands of others, Mallory's attempt--whether or not it succeeded--remains the greatest exploit in the annals of mountain climbing. Though Mallory's body was finally found, we have lost, Messner believes, the spirit that guided him; summiting Everest has become merely a corporate challenge and a matter of technology, not a rendezvous with destiny. Using the British climber's journals and letters, Messner thrillingly re-creates Mallory's three assaults on Everest, including his final ascent. Here is both an investigation into the death of George Mallory and a deeply felt homage--to a mountain, to the spirit of an age, and to the man who inspired those who followed in his footsteps.

The Elements

Autore: Theodore Gray
ISBN: 9781579128883
Grandezza: 71,55 MB
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This gorgeous and challenging 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle of Theodore Gray's photographic periodic table is based on the bestseller, The Elements (also published by Black Dog & Leventhal). Made of high-quality, sturdy material, this 36" X 16" puzzle, in the shape of Theodore Gray's famous photographic periodic table, provides hours and hours of fun.


Autore: Michael D. Resnick
Editore: Wisdome Press
ISBN: 9781570900440
Grandezza: 12,37 MB
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14 years ago, Mike Resnick created a carefully constructed blueprint of Mankind's history -- social, political, economic, scientific, and religious -- for the next 18,000 years! A new foreword by best-selling author Raymond E. Feist and a chronology of Resnick's "Birthright Universe."

Prime Time Suspect

Autore: Alicia Giménez Bartlett
Editore: Europa Editions Incorporated
ISBN: 9781933372310
Grandezza: 68,34 MB
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Delicado and her perennial sidekick, Sgt. Fermin Garzon, are thrown into a high-profile case-the murder inquiry into a much reviled gossip columnist, Ernestos Valdes-after the investigators originally assigned to it are pulled off to tackle a politically more sensitive assignment. Valdes did not lack for enemies, ranging from his ex-wife to the countless celebrities and politicians who had been excoriated in his column.

X O Manowar

Autore: Robert Venditti
Editore: Valiant Entertainment, LLC
ISBN: 9781939346100
Grandezza: 23,75 MB
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Now collecting X-O Manowar’s complete first year in the Valiant Universe! From the epic origin to the battle for Planet Death, the definitive tale of Valiant’s flagship hero comes together in this prestige-sized collection by New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (Green Lantern, The Surrogates) and comics visionaries Cary Nord (Conan), Lee Garbett (Batman: RIP), and Trevor Hairsine (X-Men: Deadly Genesis). Aric of Dacia, a fifth century Visigoth armed with the universe’s most powerful weapon, is all that stands between the Earth and all-out annihilation at the hands of the alien race that abducted him from his own time. Stranded in the modern day, X-O Manowar’s battle against the Vine will take him into the shadows with the lethal operative known as Ninjak — and launch a quest for vengeance that will bring an alien empire to its knees. The Vine destroyed Aric’s world. Now he will give them war. Collecting the sold-out X-O MANOWAR #1-14, the X-O Manowar Book One Deluxe also comes jam-packed with more than 20 pages of never-before-seen art and extras, direct from the Valiant vaults.