When Wesley Boone writes a poem for his high school English class, some of his classmates clamor to read their poems aloud too. Soon they're having weekly poetry sessions and, one by one, the eighteen students are opening up and taking on the risky challenge of self-revelation. There's Lupe Alvarin,..
The most authoritative biography—featuring dozens of rarely seen photographs—of film legend Bruce Lee, who made martial arts a global phenomenon, bridged the divide between Eastern and Western cultures, and smashed long-held stereotypes of Asians and Asian-Americans.Forty-five years after Bruce Lee’..
A Wall Street Journal Bestseller Are You a Driver, an Explorer, a Crusader, or a Captain? Many factors shape the success or failure of a new business, whether it’s a stand-alone startup or a venture inside a larger corporation. But the most important and least understood of these factors is the pers..
On April 14, 2014, Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls. Some managed to escape. Many are still missing. A new pair of shoes, a university degree, a husband—these are the things that a girl dreams of in a Nigerian village. A girl who works hard in school and to help her family. A girl with a future as bri..
Everyone should work for themselves. But don't cashflow forecasts, tax returns and P&Ls all sound a bit of a faff?Fear not: help is at hand. In Business for Bohemians, Tom Hodgkinson combines practical advice with laugh-out-loud anecdote to create a refreshingly candid guidebook for all of ..
Are you frustrated by . . .• Explaining and re-explaining what people on your team should do?• Solving problems that others should be able to solve for themselves?• Supervising and micromanaging, rather than strategizing and leading?Business Models for Teams will help you overcome these problems. It..
A doctor’s riveting story of loss and hope in the world of cancer.What is it like to encounter cancer? How does it feel to face the unknown, to enter a world of hope, loss, and dread?From the diagnosis of his childhood friend’s mother to his poignant memories in the lab, David Scadden’s seen the unk..
Great nursery rhyme books complete with audio CD and Carry-Me handle!The bright colors and cute illustrations will delight and entertain small children. Kate Toms’ unique illustrations and funny twists on the well-known songs have already proved popular among adults and children everywhere, so the m..
SIGNED COPY BY AUTHORWhen the Bat's away, the Cat will play. It's time to see how many lives this cat really has.Two years after escaping Gotham City's slums, Selina Kyle returns as the mysterious and wealthy Holly Vanderhees. She quickly discovers that with Batman off on a vital mission, Gotham Cit..
When the Bat's away, the Cat will play. It's time to see how many lives this cat really has.Two years after escaping Gotham City's slums, Selina Kyle returns as the mysterious and wealthy Holly Vanderhees. She quickly discovers that with Batman off on a vital mission, Gotham City looks ripe for the ..
If an entire nation could seek its freedom, why not a girl?As the Revolutionary War begins, thirteen-year-old Isabel wages her own fight...for freedom. Promised freedom upon the death of their owner, she and her sister, Ruth, in a cruel twist of fate become the property of a malicious New York ..
The subject of “design thinking” is the rage at business schools, throughout corporations, and increasingly in the popular press—due in large part to the work of IDEO, a leading design firm, and its celebrated CEO, Tim Brown, who uses this book to show how the techniques and strategies of design bel..