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Absolutely Avocados

$17.99

An incredible collection of recipes just for avocado lovers

If you love avocados, but don't know what to do with them other than serve them with tortilla chips, this is the perfect cookbook for you. With its buttery texture and subtle flavor, the avocado pairs well with meat and seafood, makes a great topping for burgers and salads, and adds a wonderful creaminess to dips, sauces, and even desserts. Absolutely Avocados presents delightfully delicious new ways to use avocados in breakfasts, lunches, salads, snacks, and plenty of the ways you haven't even imagined.

But this is more than just a book of avocado recipes; it's also the first cookbook from renowned blogger Gaby Dalkin. Displaying her fresh and simple cooking style--a mix of California casual with a healthy dose of Southwestern flair--Gaby's recipes are ideal for anyone who loves avocados or just scrumptious meals.

  • Features 75 to-die-for recipes like Crab and Avocado Quesadilla and Avocado and Tuna Ceviche
  • The first book by popular food blogger and avocado expert Gaby Dalkin
  • Illustrated with gorgeous full-color photographs from acclaimed food photographer Matt Armendariz
  • Includes an introductory section that describes common varieties of avocado and includes foolproof advice on cutting, storing, and picking ripe avocados at the market

If you love avocados and fresh, delicious meals, this is the ideal cookbook for you. Absolutely Avocados serves up a wide range of recipes that get the most of out of this popular, but under-used food.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781118412114
Publication Date: 
2013-04-23
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Algebra Part 1

$6.95

For a subject that is a challenge at all levels of education, this chart covers principles for basic algebra, intermediate algebra and college algebra courses.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781572227354
Publication Date: 
2002-11-11
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Algebra Part 2

$6.95

Algebra 2 is the advanced QuickStudy guide specially designed for students who are already familiar with Algebra 1.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781572229228
Publication Date: 
2005-11-08
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Anatomy

$6.95
Complete labeled illustrations of over 1,400 anatomical identifications.

Loaded with beautifully illustrated diagrams clearly and concisely labeled for easy identification.

Illustrations by award-winning medical illustrator Vincent Perez.
ISBN/SKU: 
9781423222781
Publication Date: 
2014-05-31
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ANATOMY FUNDAMENTALS: LIFE SCIENCE

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$4.95

Laminated Study Guide

Designed as a companion guide for Science Fundamentals 2: Life Science - Humans, this 2-panel (4-page) guide is written for students grades 5-8. Each major system of the human body is featured through detailed, full-color illustrations by award-winning artist Vincent Perez, but at a comprehension level appropriate for middle-schoolers.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781423209829
Publication Date: 
2009-12-31
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ATLAS OF HUMAN ANATOMY

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$24.95

This full-color, 222-page anatomy atlas features all of the award-winning anatomical illustrations from Vincent Perez in one book. It is a must for medical students, health-care professionals, allied health-services professionals and anyone interested in his/her body.


- Detailed, labeled illustrations by Vincent Perez
- Color-coded chapters provide easy reference corresponding to the table of contents
- Comprehensive index, including a page-by-page reference for every anatomical feature
- Abbreviation key included for every chapter
- Multiple illustrations for 15 different human body systems

ISBN/SKU: 
9781423201724
Publication Date: 
2006-03-24
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Beren And Luthien

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$30.00
The tale of Beren and Luthien was, or became, an essential element in the evolution of The Silmarillion, the myths and legends of the First Age of the World conceived by J.R.R. Tolkien. Returning from France and the battle of the Somme at the end of 1916, he wrote the tale in the following year.

Essential to the story, and never changed, is the fate that shadowed the love of Beren and Luthien: for Beren was a mortal man, but Luthien was an immortal elf. Her father, a great elvish lord, in deep opposition to Beren, imposed on him an impossible task that he must perform before he might wed Luthien. This is the kernel of the legend; and it leads to the supremely heroic attempt of Beren and Luthien together to rob the greatest of all evil beings, Melkor, called Morgoth, the Black Enemy, of a Silmaril.

In this book Christopher Tolkien has attempted to extract the story of Beren and Luthien from the comprehensive work in which it was embedded; but that story was itself changing as it developed new associations within the larger history. To show something of the process whereby this legend of Middle-earth evolved over the years, he has told the story in his father's own words by giving, first, its original form, and then passages in prose and verse from later texts that illustrate the narrative as it changed. Presented together for the first time, they reveal aspects of the story, both in event and in narrative immediacy, that were afterwards lost.

Published on the tenth anniversary of the last Middle-earth book, the international bestseller The Children of Hurin, this new volume will similarly include drawings and color plates by Alan Lee, who also illustrated The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit and went on to win Academy Awards for his work on The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.
ISBN/SKU: 
9781328791825
Publication Date: 
2017-06-01
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Britain & Ireland: A Visual Tour of the Enchanted Isles

$35.00
In 11 chapters, each geographic area comes alive through brisk historical narrative and lavish color photography, art, and maps.
Author Robin Currie details captivating legacies and guides us to sites where their mysteries can still be experienced: Hadrian's Wall, testament to why the Romans didn't occupy Scotland; the Arthurian legends found in medieval Welsh literature; Queen Elizabeth I and her rival Mary Stuart; centuries-old Kilkenny castle in Ireland; the Brontes, Daphne du Maurier, and the rich landscapes that inspired them. Meet the modern citizens of Britain and Ireland as well, and discover what life is like in the islands today. Throughout the book, quick travel tips and fun lists provide intriguing details about language origins, customs, and little-known lore. A complete index rounds out this ultimate reference. There's nothing like it on the market today.
Wide-ranging travel author Robin Currie begins with the rich history of the Enchanted Isles, discussing such topics as the compelling saga of London, the Viking roots of 1,000-year-old Dublin, and the shipbuilding heritage of Belfast, from whence the "Titanic "steamed into history. We take in the emerald vistas of Ireland, dappled with the passage tombs and ritual sites of the ancient Celts. The rugged hills of Scotland, where the Romans disparaged the inhabitants as Picts ("painted men") for the pigments they wore in battle. And the coasts and castles of Wales, where the ancient language is still very much alive.
These islands have seen much coming and going of peoples over the centuries, and that is no less true today. Get to know the modern inhabitants of the nations, whose faces speak louder than words about diversity of modern Britain and Ireland. Throughout the book, the photography has a special feel, going beyond the expected to bring out the real character of the lands and people.For readers inspired to visit these irresistible lands, "Britain and Ireland "delivers little-known secrets and insights that the practical travel guides don't, to help us experience the countries more richly and appreciate them more deeply. Quotations from a wide range of individuals describe their favorite sites or landmarks, and lists of superlatives within a particular region (best vistas, oldest pubs, most fascinating ruins) point out spots that the average tourist would never know existed.
Whether to learn, to visit, or simply to dream--National Geographic"'s Britain and Ireland "provides readers with an incomparable tour."
ISBN/SKU: 
9781426206276
Publication Date: 
2010-09-21
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Camino Island

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$28.95
A gang of thieves stage a daring heist from a secure vault deep below Princeton University's Firestone Library. Their loot is priceless, but Princeton has insured it for twenty-five million dollars.
Bruce Cable owns a popular bookstore in the sleepy resort town of Santa Rosa on Camino Island in Florida. He makes his real money, though, as a prominent dealer in rare books. Very few people know that he occasionally dabbles in the black market of stolen books and manuscripts.
Mercer Mann is a young novelist with a severe case of writer's block who has recently been laid off from her teaching position. She is approached by an elegant, mysterious woman working for an even more mysterious company. A generous offer of money convinces Mercer to go undercover and infiltrate Bruce Cable's circle of literary friends, ideally getting close enough to him to learn his secrets.
But eventually Mercer learns far too much, and there's trouble in paradise as only John Grisham can deliver it.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780385543026
Publication Date: 
2017-06-06
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Chemistry (Updated)

$6.95
BarCharts' best-selling quick reference to chemistry has been updated and expanded in this new edition. With updated content and an additional panel of information, this popular guide is not only an essential companion for students in introductory chemistry courses but also a must-have refresher for students in higher-level courses. Author Mark D. Jackson, PhD, a scientist and university chemistry professor, has a gift for making the complicated subject of chemistry interesting and easy to understand--without the fluff. In this new edition, you will find more coverage of the subject, helpful illustrations, chemical problems, and practical applications, making this a study tool you won't want to be without.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781423218593
Publication Date: 
2012-05-31
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