Download E-books Climate: Causes and Effects of Climate Change (Our Fragile Planet) PDF

By Dana Desonie

Even though weather swap is common in Earth's historical past, worldwide warming has raised normal temperatures to their optimum in millennia, leading to melting ice caps, shorter winters, alterations within the seasonal behaviors of animals, and extra severe climate. And notwithstanding greenhouse gases are crucial for protecting the planet's temperatures cozy, fossil gasoline burning and different human actions are expanding greenhouse fuel degrees and inflicting temperatures to upward push. whereas a decade in the past many scientists have been skeptical that human actions may well influence the weather procedure, their versions now convey that basically human actions can account for the value of adjustments being noticeable. "Climate" is a well timed new ebook that discusses the problem of worldwide warming and what we will do to avoid its upward thrust. hugely visible and written in a transparent, obtainable demeanour, this e-book adresses how humans needs to use strength extra successfully, strengthen replacement strength assets, and reduce emissions applied sciences.

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Download E-books Perdido - Im Bann des Vampirjägers (German Edition) PDF

By Rob Stevens

England im 15. Jahrhundert: Ein blutrünstiger Vampir, der in Dämonien, einem sagenumwobenen Ort in den Südkarpaten, sein Unwesen treibt? Das hatten der Waisenjunge Hugo und sein Onkel Walter immer für eine Legende gehalten. Doch eines Abends taucht ein geheimnisvoller Fremder auf und mit ihm eine rätselhafte Landkarte. Die zeigt den Weg nach Dämonien, allerdings ist sie voller Symbole und Geheimschriften. Nur Onkel Walter kann sie entschlüsseln. Als Onkel Walter entführt wird, ist Hugo auf sich allein gestellt. Zum Glück stehen ihm die kleine, tapfere Maus Herkules, die Wahrsagerkatze Kristall und der Wolfsmensch Lupus zur Seite!

Mit viel Witz, Charme und originellen Einfällen erzählt Rob Stevens von fernen Ländern, dunklen Mächten und einem unerschrockenen Jungen, der jeder Gefahr ins Auge sieht.

Ein komisches und spannendes Action-Abenteuer.

Nach dem Erfolg von "Perdido - Das Amulett des Kartenmachers" ein neues spannendes Abenteuer um Hugo, Onkel Walter und die sprechende Maus Herkules.

Perdido - Das Amulett des Kartenmachers auf der Shortlist des Waterstone's kid's ebook Prize.

Perdido - Das Amulett des Kartenmachers vom Leseclub Bücherfresser (Fulda) zum Siegerbuch Sommer 2009 gewählt worden.

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Download E-books Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations) PDF

Captured by way of Germans after the conflict of the Bulge in international battle II, soldier Kurt Vonnegut and different prisoners of struggle have been taken to Dresden, Germany, the place they have been restricted in a cement shed used for butchering cattle and referred to as "Schlachthof-funf" or "Slaughterhouse-Five." a number of weeks later, American and British planes firebombed Dresden, killing 135,000 civilians and leveling the town. Amazingly, the prisoners survived, through taking hide in an underground meat locker. Vonnegut spent 20 years coming to grips with the event, generating this vintage American novel as his final reaction to the ordeal. during this new selection of severe essays, scholars of literature will locate information regarding the author's lifestyles and different works, an index for speedy reference, notes at the contributing writers, and an introductory essay by way of famous literary student Harold Bloom.

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Download E-books Polar Regions: Human Impacts (Our Fragile Planet) PDF

By Dana Desonie

There isn't any position extra distant than the Arctic and Antarctic, yet their remoteness has now not saved them remoted: pollution published in built lands trip on air and water currents into the polar areas, the ozone gap has widened over Antarctica, and international warming is inflicting its maximum harm within the world's iciest locales. in addition to an figuring out of ways human actions are altering the polar areas has come an appreciation in their value in worldwide weather, organic productiveness, and biodiversity. "Polar areas" is a vital new publication that explains what percentage scientists are supplying forewarning of the adjustments that would come to the complete planet if society maintains on its present trajectory. that includes full-color pictures and illustrations, sidebars, feedback for extra analyzing, and sites, this booklet fingers readers with the knowledge essential to take a stand in holding our fragile planet.

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Download E-books The Leader's Tool Kit: Hundreds of Tips and Techniques for Developing the Skills You Need PDF

By Cy Charney

Leaders and aspiring leaders have to regularly paintings on perfecting the talents they should excel at their jobs--often in the course of very busy schedules. The Leader's instrument equipment offers the right solution, giving leaders 1000s of confirmed innovations offered in a manner that enables them to speedy and simply soak up subtle info on a wealth of management issues. it's an imperative guidebook for somebody trying to grasp the abilities severe to management good fortune and lines useful suggestion on themes resembling: Strategic management (alliances, swap, influencing the long run and sustainability) top Your humans (coaching, education, mentoring and retention) functionality management (accountability, innovation and size) existence and profession administration (career improvement, studying and values) management basics (decision making, ethics and challenge fixing)

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Download E-books Plötzlich Fee - Sommernacht: Band 1 - Roman - (German Edition) PDF

By Julie Kagawa

Mit sechzehn beginnt eine magische Zeit sagt guy. Es warten dunkle Geheimnisse auf dich, und du findest endlich die wahre Liebe.
Sie haben Recht.
Mein identify ist Meghan Chase, ich lebe in Loisiana, bin sechzehn Jahre alt und seit gestern bin ich ... plötzlich Fee.

Schon immer hatte Meghan das Gefühl, dass irgendetwas in ihrem Leben nicht stimmt. Aber als sie an ihrem sechzehnten Geburtstag einen geheimnisvollen Jungen entdeckt, der sie aus der Ferne beobachtet, und als ihr bester Freund sich auf einmal merkwürdig verhält, muss sie erkennen, dass offenbar ein besonderes Schicksal auf sie wartet. Doch nie hätte sie geahnt, used to be wirklich dahintersteckt: Sie ist die Tochter des sagenumwobenen Feenkönigs und nun gerät sie zwischen die Fronten eines magischen Krieges. Ehe sie sich’s versieht, verliebt sie sich unsterblich in den jungen Ash – den dunklen, beinahe unmenschlich schönen Prinzen des Winterreiches. Er weckt in Meghan Gefühle, die sie beinahe vergessen lassen, dass er ihr Todfeind ist. Wie weit ist Meghan bereit zu gehen, um ihre Freunde, ihre Familie und ihre Liebe zu retten?

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Download E-books Human Anatomy in Full Color (Dover Children's Science Books) PDF

By John Green

The human physique is an infinitely complicated surprise of excellent layout, fantastically tailored to its capabilities. a bunch of specialised organs, bones, muscle groups, nerve fibers, blood vessels, and different anatomical good points interact in concord to keep up the community of interrelated physique structures essential to keep existence. Now the part elements of this tricky flesh-and-blood computing device are essentially published during this treasury of special anatomical illustrations.
Noted illustrator John eco-friendly has rendered 25 awfully transparent and certain full-color plates of the body's organs and platforms: the skeleton, muscle tissue, and pores and skin, in addition to the breathing, digestive, circulatory, reproductive, and different structures. Illustrations additionally concentrate on such very important organs because the eye, ear, and mind. every one rigorously categorized plate has been reviewed for accuracy and is observed via an intensive caption written by way of Dr. John W. Harcup, basically explaining the character and function of the physique half or procedure represented.
Its precision and readability make this booklet an incredible complement to varsity classes in biology, health and wellbeing, and different matters, however it also will attract basic readers, who will get pleasure from its wealth of fabulous illustrations illuminating the quite complicated and hugely really expert workings of the human body.

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Download E-books Clarence Thomas: Supreme Court Justice: Legacy Edition (Black Americans of Achievement) PDF

By Vicki Cox

The second one black guy to be appointed to the preferrred courtroom, Clarence Thomas has completed what few humans - regardless of their race - can aspire to. To get there, Thomas needed to undergo years of fight, beginning along with his upbringing in rural Georgia. even though he confronted racial discrimination and poverty, his not easy grandfather taught him that onerous paintings, self-control, and self-reliance may possibly aid him continue to exist. certainly, Thomas went directly to seminary college after which to Yale institution of legislations, the place he used to be certainly one of just a couple of black scholars. whereas operating on the division of schooling and the equivalent Employment chance fee, his evaluations approximately affirmative motion courses enraged a few civil rights leaders. while he was once nominated to the best court docket, his recognition used to be attacked. regardless of all of this, this day Thomas sits at the maximum court docket within the state. In "Clarence Thomas", examine the ascent of a guy pushed to be successful.

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