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Chemical Principles (Eighth Edition)

by Steven S. Zumdahl Donald J. Decoste

Develop the qualitative, conceptual foundation you need to think like a chemist with CHEMICAL PRINCIPLES, 8e. Designed for students with solid mathematical preparation, this best-seller emphasizes models, everyday applications of chemistry, and a thoughtful, step-by-step problem-solving approach.

Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation (5th Edition)

by Steven S. Zumdahl

Introductory Chemistry presents concepts clearly using language and analogies that students can relate to and in a way that supports active learning. The In-Class Discussion Questions provide excellent material for collaborative work. The book connects chemistry to real-life experience at every opportunity, from chapter opening discussions of chemical applications to "Chemistry in Focus" features throughout the book to foster enthusiasm and real understanding as the student uses this text.

The True Story of the Battle of Lexington and Concord

by Amelie Von Zumbusch

This book presents an overview of the first battle of the American Revolution in Massachusetts on April 19, 1775.

The Listeners

by Leni Zumas

Hypnotic and profoundly disquieting, The Listeners explores a far-out world where a patchwork of memory, sensation, and imagination maps the flickering presence of ghosts.This is the story of a woman whose life is shaped by tragedy. Quinn is thirtysomething, a survivor of a fractured and eccentric childhood marred by the death of her younger sister. Twenty years later, she is in the midst of a decade-long slide down the other side of punk-rock stardom after her successful music career was abruptly halted. Sassy and smart, tough but broken, Quinn is at loose ends. She develops unique strategies for coping, but no matter what twisted tactic Quinn conjures to keep her psyche intact, she cannot keep the past away. The Listeners is about what lurks in the shadows and what happens when what's lurking insists on being seen.Leni Zumas portrays a world twisted on its axis by loss, in all its grotesque beauty. From the first line the prose is glorious: pricklingly honest and hallucinatory, a lucid dream world realized. The Listeners marks the debut of a major American writer.

Red Clocks: A Novel

by Leni Zumas

An Amazon Best Book of the MonthAn Indie Next PickOne of Wall Street Journal's Twelve Books to Read This WinterAn Esquire most anticipated book of 2018An Elle Best Book of Winter A Popsugar most anticipated book of FallA Ploughshares most anticipated book of FallA Nylon Best Book of the MonthOne of Publishers Weekly's most anticipated titles of Fall 2017Five women. One question. What is a woman for?In this ferociously imaginative novel, abortion is once again illegal in America, in-vitro fertilization is banned, and the Personhood Amendment grants rights of life, liberty, and property to every embryo. In a small Oregon fishing town, five very different women navigate these new barriers alongside age-old questions surrounding motherhood, identity, and freedom.Ro, a single high-school teacher, is trying to have a baby on her own, while also writing a biography of Eivør, a little-known 19th-century female polar explorer. Susan is a frustrated mother of two, trapped in a crumbling marriage. Mattie is the adopted daughter of doting parents and one of Ro's best students, who finds herself pregnant with nowhere to turn. And Gin is the gifted, forest-dwelling herbalist, or "mender," who brings all their fates together when she's arrested and put on trial in a frenzied modern-day witch hunt.RED CLOCKS is at once a riveting drama, whose mysteries unfold with magnetic energy, and a shattering novel of ideas. In the vein of Margaret Atwood and Eileen Myles, Leni Zumas fearlessly explores the contours of female experience, evoking THE HANDMAID'S TALE for a new millennium. This is a story of resilience, transformation, and hope in tumultuous-even frightening-times.

The Sports Hall of Shame

by Allan Zullo Bruce M. Nash

A book that details embarrassing moments in sports history.

Amazing But True Fishing Stories

by Allan Zullo Bruce Nash

A school of fish raining from the sky . . . anglers catching eighty-three sailfish in one day-fish tales? No, Amazing but True Fishing Stories. In the tradition of Nash and Zullo's Amazing but True Golf Facts and The Sports Hall of Shame book series comes a compendium of true tales, angling antics, and fish facts. This is a book that once again demonstrates how truth can be stranger than fiction. Consider: the Frenchman who caught 590 fish in one hour with a single pole; the angler who used his rod and reel to hook and save a drowning woman; the man who lost his thumb in a boating accident-and found it seven months later, in the belly of a trout! These and many more terrific tales, crazy catches, and daring duels can be found in Amazing but True Fishing Stories.

The Greatest Firefighter Stories Never Told

by Allan Zullo Mara Bovsun Mike Santangelo

The firefighters who lost their lives in the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center have become well-known-and rightfully so. But firefighters throughout America risk life and limb every day, many times without any acknowledgement whatsoever, let alone fame or fortune. In The Greatest Firefighter Stories Never Told, authors Mike Santangelo, Mara Bovsun and Allan Zullo have collected more than two dozen gripping accounts of America's bravest heroes, those who save lives every day as they rush in to rescue others. From airport firefighters to hazardous materials experts, from forest firefighters to high-elevation rescuers, from smoke jumpers to harbor firefighters, The Greatest Firefighter Stories Never Told captivates readers with its focus on the fresh and fascinating tales of real heroes and those they save. Several stories highlight some of the courageous firefighters of the New York Fire Department who were on hand during the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Already, the department's heroism has captured America's heart. These gripping, in-depth stories will put names and faces to those most deserving of worldwide recognition.

Dogmania: Amazing But True Canine Tales

by Allan Zullo Mara Bovsun

"Dogmania" is a celebration of courageous and canny canines whose antics and adventures will entertain all animal lovers. Included are amazing tales about such dogs as: Selvakumar, a mongrel who dragged a seven-year-old boy to safety in the face of the swirling waters of the 2004 tsunami. Blue, the Australian blue heeler, who fended off a huge alligator to save his elderly master's life. Sweetie, the overweight terrier who emerged from her grave after she was mistakenly buried. Samson, the German Shepherd mix who acts as a guide dog for his blind canine sweetheart, Delilah. "Dogmania" features more than 150 stories never before told in book form. This canine collection is sure to amuse and amaze the nearly 40 percent of U.S. homes that have a dog as a part of their family.

Survivors: True Stories of Children in the Holocaust

by Allan Zullo Mara Bovsun

Luncia Gamzer was a cheerful eight-year-old girl growing up in 1930s Poland. But then the Nazis arrived - and Luncia's world was shattered forever. This book features Luncia's gripping story, as well as the stories of eight other Jewish boys and girls whose lives spiraled into danger and fear as the Holocaust overtook Europe. In a time of great horror, these nine children each found a way to make it through the nightmare of war. Their true-life accounts are a powerful testament to courage in the face of hatred. These are the true-life accounts of nine Jewish boys and girls whose lives spiraled into danger and fear as the Holocaust overtook Europe. In a time of great horror, these children each found a way to make it through the nightmare of war. Some made daring escapes into the unknown, others disguised their true identities, and many witnessed unimaginable horrors. But what they all shared was the unshakable belief in-- and hope for-- survival. Their legacy of courage in the face of hatred will move you, captivate you, and, ultimately, inspire you.

10 True Tales: 9/11 Heroes

by Allan Zullo

Ten true stories of real-life heroes during the attacks on 9/11! When Captain Jay Jonas of the Fire Department of New York hears an emergency radio message about the World Trade Center, he has no idea of the terrible conditions he and his team will face. Arriving at the burning building, the firefighters must summon all their courage. On the same morning, just outside Washington, D.C., a jetliner piloted by terrorists slams into the Pentagon. Can Colonel Philip McNair save lives inside the flaming building? From the World Trade Center and the Pentagon to a hijacked plane above Pennsylvania, these ten stories of true American heroes on the day that changed America -- September 11, 2001.

10 True Tales: Crime Scene Investigators

by Allan Zullo

Ten true stories of real-life crime scene investigators! A gold ring has been discovered at a murder scene, but police have little else to go on. Can State Patrol Investigator Richard Havel use that clue to track down the killers? A bomber is terrorizing a western community. What forensic clues can Investigator Jack Charles gather to stop and solve the bombings? Enter the secret world of crime scene investigators who use the latest forensic techniques to solve mysteries and bring criminals to justice. You will never forget these incredible true stories.

10 True Tales: Secret Agent

by Allan Zullo

Ten true stories of real-life kid spies! Can you imagine crossing enemy lines to deliver a secret message? Or spying on your enemy from the attic of their hideout? Read the 10 True Tales from kids just like you who risked their lives to be spies!

10 True Tales: World War II Heroes

by Allan Zullo

Ten true stories of heroes of World War II!

Bloopers, Botches and Blunders: Life's Hall of Shame

by Allan Zullo

From the thief who dropped a 600-pound safe on himself, to Goldie Hawn spilling wine all over Sly Stallone at a dinner attended by George Bush, Sr., the anecdotes in this little book are interesting, to say the least.

The Dog Who Saved Christmas and Other True Animal Tales

by Allan Zullo

Months after being adopted from an animal shelter by a family, a Labrador retriever saved a mom's life on Christmas Eve...

Haunted Animals: True Ghost Stories

by Allan Zullo

Nine stories of the spirits of pets and other animals haunting various humans from beyond the graves in the pet cemetary.

Haunted Baby-Sitters: True Ghost Stories

by Allan Zullo

DO GHOSTS HAUNT BABY-SITTERS? If you've ever baby-sat, you know how scary it can be when the kids act like spirited little demons. But some sitters have actually encountered real spirits and demons from the world of the supernatural. Many experts were called in to investigate these so-called hauntings. Sometimes the experts walked away convinced that a haunting actually took place. Other times, they left believing something weird had happened that couldn't be fully explained. This book is a collection of creepy stories about baby-sitters who took on a job that turned into the most frightening or bizarre experience of their lives. These eerie tales are inspired, in part, by real cases taken from the files of noted ghost hunters. The names and places in the stories are not real. Could you wind up facing a ghost the next time you baby-sit? You might think so after reading the startling stories in this book! Haunted Baby-Sitters While baby-sitting, Sara heard strange fiddle music in an empty attic. She later learned who had lived?and died?in the house years before. Emily was baby-sitting for two little boys whose beds began to shake on their own. The police were baffled. Then a noted investigator discovered the real cause of the ghostly disturbance. Another baby-sitter noticed that a four-year-old boy's scribbles on a notepad were actually a form of shorthand writing. The boy's message revealed a family mystery. These and other true ghost stories have all been reported by real kids while baby-sitting.

The Haunted Graveyard and Other True Ghost Stories

by Allan Zullo

Ten stories, taken from the files of noted ghost hunters, describing hauntings of everything from caves to big city apartments.

Haunted Schools: True Ghost Stories

by Allan Zullo

Nine stories about ghosts and phantoms found haunting schools.

Haunted Schools: True Ghost Stories

by Allan Zullo

Is Your School Haunted? A strange girl who shows up at a school is not what she appears to be . . . students find a shocking secret in their school's theater, an empty school vibrates with the laughter of unseen children; In this spine tingling book, these and other true ghost stories that happen in schools just like yours.

Haunted Teachers: True Ghost Stories

by Allan Zullo

"Haunted Teachers" is a creepy collection of stories about phantoms -- especially ghostly teachers -- who have haunted teachers and students in the classroom, on the playground, and at home. These eerie tales are inspired, in part, by real-life cases taken from the files of noted ghost hunters. Does the spirit of a teacher haunt your classroom? Is your teacher spooked by a ghost? You might think so after reading the startling stories in this book!

Heroes of Pearl Harbor (Ten True Tales)

by Allan Zullo

A massive bomb explosion destroys the battleship USS Arizona and pitches Cassin Young, captain of the nearby USS Vestal, overboard into a flaming oil slick. The dazed commander must find a way back to his ship and save her before she sinks too. <p><p> Julio DeCastro and Joe Bulgo can hear sailors trapped inside the capsized USS Oklahoma, which is rapidly filling with water. After toiling all day and all night with their pneumatic hammers, can the exhausted workers cut through the steel hull and save their comrades in time? <p> Despite suffering serious wounds, Chief Petty Officer John Finn continues to stand out in the open, firing his machine gun at a swarm of Japanese fighter planes while yelling to his fellow sailors, "No one attacks America and gets away with it!" <p> These and other real-life heroes risked their lives during the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, which forced America into World War II. You will never forget their courageous true stories

More Haunted Kids True Ghost Stories

by Allan Zullo

These amazing true stories are about real kids who have saved lives, discovered missing persons, predicted disasters, and more through dreams and extrasensory powers.

The Rescuers: Ten True Tales

by Allan Zullo

In these stories of bravery and unselfishness from the "Ten True Tales" series, middle and high school kids show that they have the insight and determination to do the right thing to save lives.

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