Juvenile Nonfiction

Smart about Sharks

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Publisher: Nobrow Press

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 759

Discover new and fascinating facts about the wonderful ocean species called sharks!
Juvenile Nonfiction

Smart Kids Sharks

Author: Roger Priddy

Publisher: Priddy Books

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 557

Dive into Smart Kids Sharks and take an underwater journey of discovery into the amazing world of these fascinating creatures of the deep. Ideal for helping children in elementary or first grade with school projects, this reference book is filled with full-color photographs and incredible facts about each animal, such as how big each creature is and their danger rating. With over 30 stickers just for fun, this paperback book is a must-have for kids who are interested in the world around them.
Nature

Shark smart

Author: Richard Aidan Martin

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 177

View: 919

Juvenile Nonfiction

1,001 Facts about Sharks

Author: Joyce Pope

Publisher: Dk Pub

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 891

Photographs and text provide detailed information about the physical characteristics, habits, and behavior of sharks.
Business & Economics

Invest Like a Shark

Author: James "RevShark" DePorre

Publisher: FT Press

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Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 906

Profit from Your Unique Advantages as a Small Investor--Speed and Flexibility! “The book you are holding is, hands-down, one of the most original and insightful books I have ever read when it comes to teaching you, the individual investor, not only why you have the ability to beat the Whales of Wall Street, but also how you can do it.” --from the foreword by James J. Cramer, CNBC’s Mad Money and TheStreet.com “Even investors who concentrate on fundamentals can benefit from Jim DePorre’s Shark approach to investing. At the very least they will know why, for a time, they can get the facts right but the stock wrong.” --Herb Greenberg, senior columnist, MarketWatch.com “There are very few traders who have RevShark’s intuitive feel for the market. I especially appreciate Rev’s unique ability to recognize and utilize the distinct advantages of being a smaller, individual investor versus the less agile large institutions.” --Barry Ritholtz, Chief Investment Officer, Ritholtz Capital Partners As an individual investor, you can swim circles around the “whales” of Wall Street…by investing like a shark! In this book, James “RevShark” DePorre reveals how to maximize your powerful and unique advantages as a small investor: speed and flexibility. You’ll develop a completely new way of looking at the stock market, learn when to attack, how to move aggressively, how to stay flexible…and when to swim away in the face of danger. You’ll learn why “buy and hold” is today’s riskiest strategy…and exactly what to do instead. In short, you’ll learn the same disciplined investment techniques that helped DePorre build a tiny nest egg into a huge fortune and transformed his life. If you read TheStreet.com, RealMoney.com, or SharkInvesting.com, you already know DePorre and his inspiring personal story of how he lost his hearing, career, and marriage…turned to online investing out of desperation…and succeeded beyond his wildest dreams. Now, in this fast-paced, insightful, and entertaining book, DePorre shows how you can do it, too. How to invest like a shark… Stay in motion, trolling for your “next meal” Stalk your prey patiently, relentlessly, and without emotion Move fast when there’s blood in the water Know when to strike Know when to swim away Sell when you sense danger Feed on the frenzied crowd Profit from others’ fear, despair, stupidity, and greed Use all your unique advantages and strengths Leverage small caps, technical analysis, and the tremendous power of cash Invest with the shark’s attitude Be active, adaptive--and control your own destiny
Nature

The Mammoth Book of Shark Attacks

Author: Alex MacCormick

Publisher: Hachette UK

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Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 136

The biggest-ever selection of first-hand accounts and news reports of shark attacks, both recent and historical, shows how sharks are masters of the ocean and how we enter their domain at our own risk. Think you're safe in the Med? Read about the Great Whites that thrive near holiday beaches. Think you're safe in large groups? Read about the sinking of the USS Indianapolis in 1945 when hundreds of sailors floated for days in shark-infested waters, being picked off one-by-one. Think you're safe at home? Read about the 69-year-old man, taking his regular evening swim, jumping off his backyard dock straight into the mouth of a bull shark. Many more extraordinary and gruesome accounts, including the shark-boat skipper who slit open the belly of a 360-kg tiger shark only to have a human head, pelvis, and arm come tumbling out, provide horrific and moving tales of shark encounters. The courage of survivors and those who have risked their lives to save shark attack victims is truly inspirational. Where can you find sharks? Features on different shark species with illustrations, fact boxes and maps show where they lurk around the world. Also included are a selection of full-colour photographs and special sections on the life cycle of a shark, how to avoid a shark attack and how to survive one.
Study Aids

Grammar Smart, 3rd Edition

Author: Princeton Review

Publisher: Princeton Review

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Category: Study Aids

Page: 272

View: 974

Everything you need to know to be a grammar guru. This eBook edition is formatted for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations. The words you use say a lot about you. Grammar makes a lasting impression on friends, coworkers, and teachers, but learning the rules has always been notoriously dull. That’s why we at The Princeton Review created Grammar Smart! Instead of boring readers with countless rules and confusing grammatical terms, this book uses a witty approach to show the logic behind each correct sentence. This updated third edition of Grammar Smart helps you: • Learn the nuts and bolts of grammar rules and usage • Practice your grammar skills with a series of quizzes • Master how to write and speak more effectively Inside the book, you'll find: • In-depth reviews of the basic parts of speech • Tips on how to avoid misplaced modifiers and dangling participles • A glossary of key grammar terms • Quick quizzes throughout the book to help you check your progress • Detailed sentence diagrams to help you identify word classes • Comprehensive summaries of each major grammar topic
Family & Relationships

Why Smart Men Marry Smart Women

Author: Christine B. Whelan

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

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Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 256

View: 164

For years, it's been "common knowledge" that once a woman hits thirty, her chances of finding a husband diminish to the point of despair. That men are intimidated by a woman's career success, preferring docile helpmates to ambitious achievers. That women are biologically driven to seek a strong provider. That the higher a woman's IQ, the less likely she is to marry, let alone have babies...leaving single, successful women to ask themselves: Are men intimidated by smart women? In Why Smart Men Marry Smart Women, Christine B. Whelan shatters the myth that high-achieving women are at a disadvantage in the marriage market. There's good news for the millions of American SWANS (Strong Women Achievers, No Spouse): that today's smart, successful women marry at the same rates as all other women -- and that more income and education may in fact increase a woman's chances of marriage. What's more, as Dr. Whelan shows through newly released U.S. Census data, a large-scale Harris Interactive survey commissioned especially for this book, plus extended interviews conducted in cities nationwide, this profound demographic shift shows every sign of progressing. That means that the "success penalty" that has endured for generations is, as soon as 2010, destined for the history books. Accomplished daughters, sisters, and friends (not to mention their mothers) can finally stop worrying that the twin pinnacles of personal and professional happiness are inherently unattainable. In fact, smart men do marry SWANS. Ninety percent of high-achieving men surveyed want a woman who is as intelligent or more intelligent than they are. And two-thirds of men said they believed smart women make better mothers. Pairing cutting-edge research with sound advice, Dr. Whelan brings to mind what smart women everywhere have long known in their hearts: that the goal is not just to get married, but to have a good marriage, and to lead a fulfilled life.
Juvenile Fiction

The King of Mulberry Street

Author: Donna Jo Napoli

Publisher: Yearling

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Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

View: 956

In 1892, nine-year-old Dom’s mother puts him on a ship leaving Italy, bound for America. He is a stowaway, traveling alone and with nothing of value except for a new pair of shoes from his mother. In the turbulent world of homeless children in Manhattan’s Five Points, Dom learns street smarts, and not only survives, but thrives by starting his own business. A vivid, fascinating story of an exceptional boy, based in part on the author’s grandfather.
Computers

Smart Things

Author: Mike Kuniavsky

Publisher: Elsevier

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Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 667

The world of smart shoes, appliances, and phones is already here, but the practice of user experience (UX) design for ubiquitous computing is still relatively new. Design companies like IDEO and frogdesign are regularly asked to design products that unify software interaction, device design and service design -- which are all the key components of ubiquitous computing UX -- and practicing designers need a way to tackle practical challenges of design. Theory is not enough for them -- luckily the industry is now mature enough to have tried and tested best practices and case studies from the field. Smart Things presents a problem-solving approach to addressing designers' needs and concentrates on process, rather than technological detail, to keep from being quickly outdated. It pays close attention to the capabilities and limitations of the medium in question and discusses the tradeoffs and challenges of design in a commercial environment. Divided into two sections, frameworks and techniques, the book discusses broad design methods and case studies that reflect key aspects of these approaches. The book then presents a set of techniques highly valuable to a practicing designer. It is intentionally not a comprehensive tutorial of user-centered design'as that is covered in many other books'but it is a handful of techniques useful when designing ubiquitous computing user experiences. In short, Smart Things gives its readers both the "why" of this kind of design and the "how," in well-defined chunks. Tackles design of products in the post-Web world where computers no longer have to be monolithic, expensive general-purpose devices Features broad frameworks and processes, practical advice to help approach specifics, and techniques for the unique design challenges Presents case studies that describe, in detail, how others have solved problems, managed trade-offs, and met successes