Hiking Yosemite National Park: A Guide to 61 of the Park's Greatest Hiking Adventures (Regional Hiking Series)

Hiking Yosemite National Park: A Guide to 61

Lace up your boots and sample sixty-one of the finest trails Yosemite National Park has to offer. Fully updated and revised, and including color maps and photos throughout, Hiking Yosemite National Park features everything from short strolls and day hikes to multiday backcountry treks, every one of which will treat you to some of the world’s most stunning scenery and allow you to get the most out of this remarkably diverse natural wonderland. Features:Hikes suited to every abilityDirections to the trailheads Trail Finder for best hikes for lakes, waterfalls, views, wildlife, and wildflowersDifficulty ratings and average hike timesTrip-planning information, including permits, local lodging and campgrounds, and best hiking seasons for every featured hike.

  • Brand: Falcon Guides
  • ASIN: 1493017721

Apollo: A Graphic Guide to Mankind's Greatest Mission

Apollo: A Graphic Guide to Mankind's Greatest

July 20, 1969, marked one of the greatest achievements of mankind—the moon landing. In his infographic-packed book, Apollo: A Graphic Guide to Mankind’s Greatest Mission, Zack Scott recounts the entire journey of the Apollo space program. Unlike previous books on this topic, Scott illustrates the tiniest details of how man came to walk on the moon, paying particular attention to many of the lesser known facts about the mission. Artful infographics throughout focus on a wide range of details that space-lovers will obsess over—astronaut weights, mission insignia and spacecraft call signs, fuel consumption stats, splashdown sites around the world, and much, much more. A fresh, hip approach to the subject, Apollo is the perfect combination of science, design, math, and space.  

  • ASIN: 1419732196

Parables: The Greatest Stories Ever Told (Lifeguide Bible Studies)

Parables: The Greatest Stories Ever Told (Lifeguide Bible

We all love a good story. But the parables of Jesus are even better than that. They sneak up on us, catching us off guard and toppling our easy assumptions. When the familiar takes an unexpected twist, we find our secret thoughts exposed to the healing light of Jesus. This Bible study introduces twelve of the greatest stories ever told; how might they change your thoughts and actions?

  • Brand: InterVarsity Press
  • ASIN: 0830830375

The Battle of Midway: The Naval Institute Guide to the U.S. Navy's Greatest Victory

The Battle of Midway: The Naval Institute Guide

The best way for today’s sailors to learn about a battle is from those who fought it. The Battle of Midway, commemorated annually in the U.S. Navy, warrants close attention. This Naval Institute guide includes some of the most vibrant and informed accounts by individuals who fought on both sides of the June 1942 battle. The anthology pulls together memoirs, articles, excerpts from other Naval Institute books, and relevant government documents to help readers understand what happened and explain why the battle was so significant to the naval service. The core of the book focuses on events leading up to the battle and the battle itself, with a separate section examining how others have interpreted the battle’s often desperate engagements. When the U.S. Navy stopped the Japanese steamroller off Midway Island, it not only turned the progress of the war but set the Navy’s foundation for future counter offensives. The Navy’s comeback spread led to the Solomon Islands and on to the other key strategic areas in the Pacific. While many know that Midway was a crucial American victory, they often do not know the details of the battle. This book tells how, for example, the American PT boats contributed to the victory, how the carrier planes formed up for their attacks, and what role ...

  • ASIN: B00BKRWZNC

Life of the greatest guide: Hound stories and others of Dale Lee

Life of the greatest guide: Hound stories and

  • ASIN: B00071Q7QI

Simulation Life Users Guide: Learn the rules of lifes greatest game (Metamorphosis Book 1)

Simulation Life Users Guide: Learn the rules of

The world is not the way I was taught. I somehow was able to see things clearly. My brain was operating at a significantly higher level than normal. I was taken over by something. Some force that was me, but it was better than me. I was welcoming the changes even though the entire world as I knew it was crashing down around me. I felt fearless, confident, strong, different. I thought maybe I was possessed. Maybe the holy spirit? Maybe something was downloaded into me? I never believed in religion but I always believed in some sort of universal power. As it turns out, everything is indeed connected and if you are reading this, it is because it is time for you to learn the truths of our existence. You are not here by chance. There is no such thing.This is where I will undoubtedly lose some of you. Whether you accept this or not, the fact is that you have been lied to your entire life. People you trust are not who you think they are. Some people love you very much, but the only thing they know is what they were taught by another human. They wholeheartedly believe this information simply because someone of apparent authority taught them it was so. This is called secondary knowledge. Do you remember playing the "chain game" when you were a child? One child was told...

  • ASIN: B07C63LWQF

Hiking Tennessee: A Guide to the State's Greatest Hiking Adventures (State Hiking Guides Series)

Hiking Tennessee: A Guide to the State's Greatest

This guidebook features sixty-two of the state’s best hiking areas, from the natural wonders of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Cumberlands to the historical Civil War battlefields of Shiloh and Lookout Mountain. Full-color photos and maps are included throughout.

  • Brand: Liberty Mountain
  • ASIN: 1493006568

Hiking North Carolina: A Guide to More Than 500 of North Carolina's Greatest Hiking Trails (State Hiking Guides Series)

Hiking North Carolina: A Guide to More Than

With full color photographs and maps, this thoroughly updated and revised 2016 third edition is a guide to more than 500 hiking trails in all regions of the state, from the Great Smokies and the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Piedmont and the Outer Banks.

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: NATIONAL BOOK NETWRK
  • ASIN: 0762784776

The Rhine: Following Europe's Greatest River from Amsterdam to the Alps

The Rhine: Following Europe's Greatest River from Amsterdam

From rowing the canals of Amsterdam to riding a cow through the Alps, via Cold War nuclear bunkers, raucous Gay Pride parades, tranquil Lake Constance and snowy mountain climbs, The Rhine blends travelogue and offbeat history to tell the fascinating story of how a great river helped shape a continent. SHORTLISTED FOR THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDThe Rhine is one of the world's greatest rivers. Once forming the outer frontier of the Roman Empire, it flows 800 miles from the social democratic playground of the Netherlands, through the industrial and political powerhouses of Germany and France, to the wealthy mountain fortresses of Switzerland and Liechtenstein. For five years, Ben Coates lived alongside a major channel of the river in Rotterdam, crossing it daily, swimming and sailing in its tributaries. In The Rhine, he sets out by bicycle from the Netherlands where it enters the North Sea, following it through Germany, France and Liechtenstein, to where its source in the icy Alps. He explores the impact that the Rhine has had on European culture and history and finds out how influences have flowed along and across the river, shaping the people who live alongside it.

  • ASIN: 1473662176

Tasting Beer, 2nd Edition: An Insider's Guide to the World's Greatest Drink

Tasting Beer, 2nd Edition: An Insider's Guide to

This completely updated second edition of the best-selling beer resource features the most current information on beer styles, flavor profiles, sensory evaluation guidelines, craft beer trends, food and beer pairings, and draft beer systems. You’ll learn to identify the scents, colors, flavors, mouth-feel, and vocabulary of the major beer styles — including ales, lagers, weissbeirs, and Belgian beers — and develop a more nuanced understanding of your favorite brews with in-depth sections on recent developments in the science of taste. Spirited drinkers will also enjoy the new section on beer cocktails that round out this comprehensive volume.

  • Brand: Storey Publishing, LLC
  • ASIN: 1612127770

Mountain Biking Lake Tahoe: A Guide To Lake Tahoe And Truckee's Greatest Off-Road Bicycle Rides (Regional Mountain Biking Series)

Mountain Biking Lake Tahoe: A Guide To Lake

A handy pocket-sized guide to mountain biking around Lake Tahoe and Truckee. Detailed ride descriptions make it easy to find the trailheads and follow the routes, helping mountain bikers stay on track with accurate distances keyed to easy-to-read maps and ratings for physical and technical difficulty.

  • Brand: Globe Pequot Press
  • ASIN: 0762726962

Knives 2019: The World's Greatest Knife Book

Knives 2019: The World's Greatest Knife

Discover stunning custom knives! Throughout history, knives of untold numbers of styles, materials and designs have been carried as tools, weapons and adornments--and each knife has a distinct attraction all its own. That allure has helped custom knifemaking evolve, and continue to grow and thrive today. The pages of Knives 2019, 39th Edition give you the most elite crop of knives and makers that the world of blades has to offer.Knives 2019 showcases blades of every class and style with more than 800 spectacular full-color images, along with descriptions of the makers who created them. Inside this 39th edition of Knives you will find captivating feature articles on a wide variety of knife styles and designs, the latest trends and state of the art in materials, patterns and fabrication that will not disappoint any knife enthusiast--whether you're a newcomer or a seasoned edge aficionado. In addition, you can utilize the completely updated Custom Knifemaker Directory to find the creator of your next favorite blade.Enthralling articles about the legendary Bowie knife, Wharncliffe edges, tomahawk evolution, dive knives, traveling with blades, tactical folders and more.Trends chapter with the hottest designs for flippers, daggers, sushi knives, fighters, straight razors, tantos, foldi...

  • ASIN: 1946267554

Go Gaming! (Game On!): The Total Guide to The World's Greatest Mobile Games

Go Gaming! (Game On!): The Total Guide to

In Go Gaming!, anyone can become a pro on the go. This awesome guide to the best mobile games provides something for every gamer, from mind-blowing AR games to fast-paced action titles, mind-bending puzzles to epic adventures, and much more. Throughout the guide, gaming experts help break down the biggest, toughest, most exciting mobile games in the world including Pokémon GO, Monument Valley, Plants vs. Zombies, Minecraft: Pocket Edition, and more. Including original game concept art, tips and tricks, cool facts and stats, and even hundreds of new games to try, this comprehensive guide is a must-have for every type of mobile gamer. All games featured in Go Gaming! are rated T for Teen or younger keeping it appropriate for young gamers.

  • Brand: Scholastic Inc
  • ASIN: 1338118110

The Business of Broadway: An Insider?s Guide to Working, Producing, and Investing in the World?s Greatest Theatre Community

The Business of Broadway: An Insider?s Guide to

New York’s Broadway theatre scene has long been viewed as the “top of the heap” in the world theatre community. Taking lessons from the very best, this innovative guide delves into the business side of the renowned industry to explain just how its system functions. For anyone interested in pursuing a career on Broadway, or who wants to grow a theatre in any other part of the world, The Business of Broadway offers an in-depth analysis of the infrastructure at the core of successful theatre. Manager/producer Mitch Weiss and actor/writer Perri Gaffney take readers behind the scenes to reveal what the audience—and even the players and many producers—don’t know about how Broadway works, describing more than 200 jobs that become available for every show. A variety of performers, producers, managers, and others involved with the Broadway network share valuable personal experience in interviews discussing what made a show a hit or a miss, and how some of the rules, regulations, and practices that are in place today were pioneered. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, int...

  • Brand: ALLWORTH
  • ASIN: 1621535568

Guide's Greatest Faith Stories

Guide's Greatest Faith

Faith-Boosters As the shouts from above came closer, the bear stopped long enough to raise its head and sniff. It was ten feet from the boat now. Stanley could see its beady eyes and hear its deep, guttural grunts as it fought for breath. What should he do? Stanley s eyes darted desperately from the bear to the timberline and back to the bear. Dear Jesus, he prayed, his heart pounding, make Dad come, please! The twenty-five stories in this collection will encourage you and strengthen your faith. You ll meet Curtis, who foolishly ventures out in a freezing, blinding blizzard. And then there s Joe, who breaks into rich Mrs. Gambol s house to steal money for some badly needed new clothes. And we can t forget Peggy, the faithful German shepherd, whose trust and loyalty were answers to Gene and Denny s prayers. As you read and retell these stories to family, friends, and anyone who needs a faith-boost, you ll find your faith will be strengthened too.

  • ASIN: 0816358257
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