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The Everything Guide To Careers In Law Enforcement

by Paul D. Bagley

There is no more challenging and rewarding career than law enforcement, but so few know where to start in order to break into this exciting field. Written by a seasoned law enforcement professional, The Everything Guide to Careers in Law Enforcement will help you navigate the application, hiring, and training process. This unique comprehensive handbook covers all aspects of job options available -- from local and state police to National Park Rangers and Homeland Security officers. Inside, you'll find: - Candidate requirements; - Desired qualities and education for applicants; - Where and how to apply to different agencies; - The future of law enforcement in the twenty-first century. If you're curious about this rewarding yet unsung field, The Everything Guide to Careers in Law Enforcement is the accessible and essential guide you need to get started on your way to a fulfilling career!

The Everything Parent's Guide To Children With Juvenile Diabetes

by Moira Mccarthy Jake Kushner

As a parent of a child diagnosed with diabetes, you are faced with overwhelming, and sometimes frightening, questions like: Will my child be able to eat sweets again? How will I ever be able to let them go out on their own? What is the newest technology and how can it help my child? Is a cure really on the horizon? The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Juvenile Diabetes helps you cope with the challenges of helping your children live happy, healthy lives while controlling the disease. This reassuring, easy-to-use guide features advice on: Adjusting to life with diabetes; Helping your children take control of their health; Monitoring diet and insulin levels; Handling emergencies; Finding support for you and your children. The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Juvenile Diabetes helps parents deal with the challenges you and your child face when living with diabetes one day at a time. Moira McCarthy is a well-known parent in the diabetes community. She is the national chairman of government advocacy of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and volunteers as a Bag of Hope delivery mom to newly diagnosed families. An award-winning news reporter and magazine writer, Ms. McCarthy has appeared on CNN, many other national and local news programs, and twice on the front page of the New York Times. Jake Kushner, M.D., was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Laboratory of Morris White, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Joslin Diabetes Center, and Harvard Medical School. He has worked as an instructor in medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and as a faculty member in the Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Group and Cell Biology and Physiology Program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

The Everything Coaching and Mentoring Book

by Nicholas Nigro

One of the most difficult things to do as a manager is spotting raw talent and then devoting the time and energy to shape and mold that employee toward achieving growth and excellence. The Everything Coaching and Mentoring Book, 2nd Edition guides managers and aspiring managers through implementing a successful coaching and mentoring program both in the workplace and in life.From delegating responsibility to expanding knowledge base and skill level, The Everything Coaching and Mentoring Book, 2nd Edition gives you completely updated information on this new approach.This indispensable guide features information on:inspiring self-motivationcoaching versus mentoringovercoming common workplace problemsmanaging diversitydebunking common myths and mis-conceptionsThe Everything Coaching and Mentoring Book, 2nd Edition even takes readers beyond the workplace and provides insight into extending their newfound knowledge in all areas of life - including at home and in social settings.

The Everything Guide to Understanding Philosophy

by Kenneth Shouler

Complex ideas explained in everyday language! Is there life after death? Are euthanasia, suicide, or stem cell research ethical acts? Does the use of performance enhancers in sports constitute cheating? These are the types of philosophical questions people face today. Philosophy is not a dead set of doctrines--it's a living body of knowledge that you can use to guide behavior and problem solving. In a lively, easy-to-follow approach, The Everything Guide to Understanding Philosophy introduces you to the major thinkers and the problems they've pondered over the last 2,600 years. In plain English, author Kenneth Shouler, Ph.D. explains all of the great philosophies--and provides contemporary examples to put them in perspective. He delves into the minds of such philosophers as: Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle Augustine and Aquinas Spinoza and Descartes Locke and Hume Mill and Nietzsche Russell and Sartre If you're ready to broaden your outlook on life, this is the book for you. Endlessly fascinating--and always clear and concise--it's the perfect introduction for budding philosophers!

The Everything Kids' Astronomy Book

by Kathi Wagner Sheryl Racine

Explore the galaxies! Aliens, space ships, and constellations, oh my! Ride on a rocket ship to another galaxy with this stellar book. With The Everything Kids' Astronomy Book, astronomers-in-training will learn: How galaxies like the Milky Way were built. Why the sun's surface is 20,000-50,000-degrees Fahrenheit. Why the earth spins and how gravity works. What comets and asteroids are made of and how they affect planets. The truth about the man in the moon. Why Mars is so hot and what those rings around Saturn are. What scientists think about aliens and life in outer space If you want to build a sky-watching kit or change your room into a small universe, this book will take you on a journey that is out-of-this-world!

The Everything Kids' Learning French Book

by Dawn Michelle Baude

"The Everything Kids' Learning French Book" offers kids a fun way to learn a second language.It contains nine chapters including: Speaking and spelling first names ("prenoms") and common words; Addressing the family ("ma famille"); and, Popular phrases like please and thank you ("S'il te plait" and "merci").It covers topics like Let's Go Outdoors ("On va dehors"), Asking Questions ("Regler des problemes") and Expressing Feelings ("Exprimer ses sentiments")."The Everything Kids' Learning French Book" helps kids learn French, while testing their knowledge of the language with 30 puzzles and activities.Complete with an English-French Dictionary as well as a list of fun books, "The Everything Kids' Learning French Book", kids will enjoy learning French, just for fun ("Amuse-toi bien")!

2009 Screenwriter's and Playwright's Market - Articles

by Chuck Sambuchino

New in our Market Books line of bestselling reference guides for writers and creative professionals comes the Screenwriter's & Playwright's Market. This guide is the one-stop resource for playwrights and screenwriters providing both craft and marketing information. With everything from market listings to tips for formatting manuscripts to informative articles from industry professionals, this new market guide has everything you need to make it as a writer in showbiz.

2009 Screenwriter's and Playwright's Market

by Chuck Sambuchino

New in our Market Books line of bestselling reference guides for writers and creative professionals comes the Screenwriter's & Playwright's Market. This guide is the one-stop resource for playwrights and screenwriters providing both craft and marketing information. With everything from market listings to tips for formatting manuscripts to informative articles from industry professionals, this new market guide has everything you need to make it as a writer in showbiz.

Stitch, Craft, Create: Crochet

by Various

Want to try your hand at making gorgeous homemade goodies? Then unleash the crafter within you with this collection of all-new crochet projects! With simple step-by-steps, these quick makes ensure fast results.

Essential Shit - Stuff You Should Know How to Do, but Probably Don't

by Kurt Anderson

Blokes don't know everything but fortunately this invaluable guide features every manly activity a real guy should be able to do. So sit back, crack open a cold one and let your education commence. From changing a flat tyre to chopping down a tree, operating a drill convincingly and even downing a shot without making a face...this manual has it all! This little gem is packed with hidden secrets and clever solutions. So read, learn and live it. You'll never have to ask for directions again.

The Everything Private Investigation Book

by Sheila L. Stephens

Observe someone without being observed. Dig up long-buried dirt. Catch a cheating spouse.The Everything Private Investigation Book shows you the basic research techniques and tricks the pros use. You'll learn how to get background information using a wide range of sources, including newspapers, court records, military files, and even the DMV. Written by experienced investigators, this guide helps you to:Use the Internet to get information on anyone and anythingConduct background checks for prospective employees or tenantsUncover hidden identities and assetsManage a physical or electronic surveillanceProtect privacy and avoid identity theftWhether you're a journalist, an amateur genealogist, a business owner, a landlord, or just curious, you'll find essential information in this guide. In addition to being a valuable resource, The Everything Private Investigation Book is also a fascinating read. Even "armchair detectives" will enjoy reading about famous real-life and fictional PIs and the little-known secrets professionals use to crack the case.Sheila L. Stephens was the first female Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (ATF) special agent in the state of Alabama and one of the first in the nation. She recently graduated from Boston University with a master's degree in criminal justice. After leaving the ATF due to injury, Ms. Stephens opened a private investigation/security business. She is a criminal justice professor at Andrew Jackson University and a contributing writer and associate editor of The Agent, the newsletter of the National Association of Federal Agents (NAFA). Ms. Stephens lives in Bessemer, AL.

The Everything Krav Maga for Fitness Book

by Jeff Levine Nathan Brown

What can an ancient Israeli self-defense system can do for your body? Just ask J-Lo, who thanks Krav Maga for her celebrated derriere. But you don't have to be a movie star to have bootylicious behind-all you need is this book! The Everything fitness dream team has developed workouts that will transform your body into a lean, mean fighting machine-Krav Maga style! With more than 100 instructional photographs, this step-by-step guide shows you how to: Jab your way to a strong core; Power up your calves and quads; Amp your abs with power training; Maximize muscles with weight training; Start-and stick!-to a training regimen. Master these original, kick-ass work outs, and you'll have the body-and the defense moves-you've always wanted! With The Everything Krav Maga for Fitness Book, sweating has never been so much fun!

The Everything Tantric Sex Book

by Bobbie Dempsey

Emerging from the ancient Asian tradition known as Tantra (which shares some similarities with yoga), Tantric sex is about the flow and exchange of energy, the movement of life. The Everything Tantric Sex Book unveils the origins, history, development, and practices of this esoteric tradition, showing you how to harness what many Tantrics believe to be the most powerful energy--sexual energy.Discover:Breathing techniques and erotic ritualsHow to maximize several types of orgasms24-hour foreplay talkHow to create a sensual spaceWays to maximize energy flowLinks to Tantric workshopsHow to master Kama Sutra and Tantric positionsWith The Everything Tantric Sex Book, you'll become a knowledgeable, artful lover in no time by discovering tips for nurturing long-term relationships and learning techniques for more pleasurable lovemaking.

The Everything Tarot Book

by Skye Alexander

The Tarot deck has been used for centuries to divine the future and as a guide to spiritual development. Now you can learn how to interpret the images on the cards, arrange them into meaningful spreads, and unleash your hidden psychic powers. Each individual card in the Major and Minor Arcana is described in detail, along with the history of Tarot from ancient times to the present. The Everything Tarot Book, 2nd Edition will help you to gain insight into yourself and other people; see into the future and the present more clearly; understand the effects of the past; work through personal problems and challenges; develop your intuition; enhance your connection with your Higher Self; and so much more!

The Everything Tex-Mex Cookbook

by Linda Larsen

An American tradition since the 1800's, Tex-Mex food combines the flavors of a wide variety of ingredients with the influence of several different cultures to create unique dishes that are crafted to perfetion. Tomatoes, beef, beans, chiles, and corn are the staples of Tex-Mex cooking, while flavor and personality are added with specialties such as hot sauce, chorizo, and spices such as chili pepper and cayenne pepper. Packed with 300 not-quite-south-of-the-border recipes, The Everything Tex-Mex Cookbook brings these authentic flavors to your very own kitchen.

The Everything Texas Hold 'Em Book

by John Wenzel

The Everything Texas Hold'em Book is your key to winning big! Written by expert gambler and card shark John "Johnny Quads" Wenzel, this all-inclusive book guides you through the game of Texas hold'em--from how to deal the first hand to how to take the pot home! Tips and tricks include how to: master your perfect poker face so your opponents have no clue about your hand; bluff your way so smoothly that your opponents think they've got you figured out; use the rules, assess the risks, and employ expert tactics to win big, in casinos or at your buddy's house; and so much more! Whether you're new to the game or a veteran player, with The Everything Texas Hold'em Book you'll win big!

The Everything Cat Book

by Karen Leigh Davis

Whether looking for health care tips or where to find the best breed to buy, readers will love this updated and revised edition of The Everything Cat Book, 2nd Edition. This popular classic is as easy-to-read and accessible as ever-and packed full of practical, professional advice!This all-inclusive handbook includes information on:Choosing the right breedNutritional requirementsBasic trainingHealth and behaviorA staple in the pets category, The Everything Cat Book, 2nd Edition is a comprehensive guide for anyone just getting started with a new cat or simply looking to learn more about their favorite pet!

The Everything Parent's Guide To Raising Siblings

by Linda Sonna

They bicker. They tease. They compete. They can drive you crazy. If you're one of the many parents desperate for peace in your household, look no further than The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Siblings. With this unique handbook, you'll learn how sibling relationships develop over time, the factors that affect these relationships for better or for worse, and how to resolve the issues that provoke conflict. Expert author Linda Sonna, Ph.D., offers you practical advice for bringing up trustworthy, dependable, cooperative children who view their siblings as equals, rather than competitors. Find out how to: get to the bottom of disputes; manage the teen years; provide your children with a positive role model; avoid playing favorites; embrace step-children, adopted, and special needs siblings; and more. A hands-on primer for any parent with two or more children, The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Siblings helps you help your children build strong bonds that will last a lifetime.

The Everything Kids' Gross Jokes Book

by Aileen Weintraub

If you're up for some side-splitting and stomach-churning laughs, grab The Everything Kids' Gross Jokes Book as fast as you can! It's packed with hundreds of one-liners and knock-knocks to make you turn green! Make your way through sick sections such as: The Gross-Store; There's Grime in My Slime!; Everybody Oozes; Who Among Us Is a Fungus?; Dead Fly Pie; and many more! Chock full of puzzles, games, and activities, The Everything Kids' Gross Jokes Book scores a perfect 10 on the Gross-o-meter!

The Everything Horseback Riding Book

by Cheryl Kimball

So, you want to ride, but you don't know a halter from a harness? Have no fear - The Everything Horseback Riding Book is packed with helpful tips on clothing, equipment, and techniques to get you started! Author Cheryl Kimball gives you such clear, step-by-step instruction that even cinching will be a cinch. From finding the right instructor to mastering the trot and the canter, this guide has it all!Learn more about:Safety tips and tricksWhat to wear-and how and when to wear it English vs. WesternArena work and trail ridingHorseback riding activitiesHorse shows ands competitionsVacation spots for ridersThe Everything Horseback Riding Book is your key to the skills necessary to be a confident and prepared rider!

The Everything Family Tree Book

by Kimberly Powell

Completely updated for today's search tactics and blockades, The Everything Family Tree Book has even more insight for the stumped!Whether you're searching in a grandparent's attic or through the most cryptic archiving systems, this book has brand-new chapters on what readers have been asking for:Genetics, DNA, and medical informationSurname origins and namingAppendix on major genealogical repositories, libraries, and archivesSystems for filing and organizingThe latest computer softwareLand, probate, and estate recordsChock-full of tips the competitors don't have, this is the one-stop resource for successful sleuthing!

The Everything Parent's Guide to The Strong-Willed Child

by Carl E. Pickhardt

All children need guidance, yet some are definitely more resistant to parental direction and advice than others. Parenting a child whose personality may be described as "difficult" or "controlling" can leave you conflicted and frustrated. How do you nurture your child, get him to listen, and know who's in charge? It can be done. The Everything Parent's Guide to the Strong-Willed Child helps you work around stubborn and argumentative behavior. You'll learn how to encourage your child to compromise and communicate with you, rather than make unreasonable demands and/or shut down altogether. By learning what makes your child strong-willed, the effects of such behavior, and how to manage it, you can help your child achieve a more tempered disposition and teach him the lifelong rewards of a positive attitude. Psychologist Carl E. Pickhardt shows you how to:Regain control of your familyReap the benefits of healthy communicationDiscipline to teach, not to punishResolve conflict between you and your child effectivelyOvercome willfulness in older childrenThe Everything Parent's Guide to the Strong-Willed Child is your all-inclusive guide to regaining, and maintaining, a healthy and happy family.

The Everything Dating Book

by Alison Blackman Dunham

Celebrated life and career expert Alison Blackman Dunham (aka "Advice Sister Alison") gives you the "must-have" basics of modern, adult dating, along with tons of tips and tactics that make dating exciting, safe, and successful! With Alison's advice you will:Set your sights-Define your goals, and chart a personalized course for your most successful dating journey, ever!Make your time count-Discover where all the "good ones" go and find the perfect person for you!Gain confidence-Work what you've got, from making first contact to making a date.Ace the date-Prepare to have fun, make sure you're the one they want to see again and again, and stay out of harm's way-from doorbell to goodnight kiss.Deal with dating downers-Empower yourself to deal with emotional pitfalls and finesse social challenges.With innovative advice on everything from that key first date, to Internet dating, to keeping the fires burning, The Everything Dating Book, 2nd Edition is your one-stop handbook for finding-and keeping-the love you want!

The Everything Kids' Dinosaurs Book

by Kathi Wagner Sheryl Racine

Explore the ancient world of volcanoes, earthquakes, fossils, and more with The Everything Kids' Dinosaurs Book! Loaded with puzzles, games, and trivia, you can learn all about your favorite dinosaurs from Brontosaurus to T-Rex and find out what the earth was like way before humans were around. Using The Everything Kids' Dinosaurs Book, you can: Learn about what paleontologists study to become a dinosaur scientist; maneuver through swampy amphibian mazes and Jurassic jungles; create big dino fun with crafty art and cooking projects; hunt for hidden dinosaurs in the most unlikely places; find out what other reptiles and birds existed hundreds of millions of years ago; and much more! Packed with tons of interactive activities, The Everything Kids' Dinosaurs Book guarantees a prehistoric adventure so exciting that you'll swear these beasts are living right in your own backyard!

The Everything Wine Book

by Barbara Nowak Beverly Wichman

Sure, you can tell red wine from white wine, but where do you go from there? You know how complex the intricacies of wine stewardship can be; but how do you make sense of the label and learn to identify a good wine by the way it looks or smells? The Everything Wine Book, 2nd Edition is your one-stop shop for conquering the world of wine--one grape at a time! In this completely updated second edition, you'll learn to: Talk the wine talk like a sommelier; understand and deconstruct wine labels, region by region; master tasting techniques that refine your palate; choose the perfect bottle for every occasion; build and stock your own wine cellar; tour the best wineries like a pro; and more! Complete with a pronunciation guide and glossary of terms, The Everything Wine Book is the perfect vino companion for anyone--whether you're picking up a bottle for the first time or are a seasoned glass-tipper interested in learning more!

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