If you’re like many crocheters, you love to stitch motifs but dread the process of joining them. But connecting one motif to another can be as exhilarating as stitching Edie Eckman’s guide to creative joining techniques shows how easy it is to combine multiples of a motif to form a whole new pattern, from lacy links to three-dimensional effects, swirls, radiants, and wheels. The variations are endless Eckman also provides 100 brand...

75 Floral Blocks to Crochet is a charming collection of square, triangular, diamond, and hexagonal blocks, all with a floral theme—from traditional blanket squares with petals and rosebuds to colorful blocks with three-dimensional flowers and butterfly patterns—there’s something here to inspire every crochet fan. Great for crafters “on the go” it’s easy to work a few blocks while traveling or commuting. Then when all the bloc...

Sunflowers are bold and bright flowers that have inspired painters and designers for years. Master knitter and designer Kristin Nicholas grows her own field of colorful sunflowers and now brings the iconic sunflower to fiber life using knitting, crochet, felting, and embroidery. Included are designs for over thirty different sunflower blooms and buds in a variety of sizes, plus eight different leaf and vine designs, and a host of critters who ...

The timeless granny square has adorned sofas, armchairs, and bedspreads for generations. In this latest addition to our popular Knit & Crochet series, we feature a treasury of squares that are quick to make and sure to stand out—from tried-and-true vintage favorites to contemporary designs. Author Leonie Morgan uses her amazing eye for color to add a new and appealing twist to the perennially-popular granny square, presenting us with a fab...

Hubble’s Universe: Greatest Discoveries and Latest Images Compact Edition Edition
Astronomy / September 26, 2015

The Hubble Space Telescope. No other telescope combines instant name recognition with the production of consistently spectacular images. Yet few people outside of the astronomy community realize that Hubble is now at the apex of its imaging capabilities. A collection of stunningly detailed pictures, made possible by the new Wide Field Camera 3, has yet to be incorporated into a popular-level book. Until now. “Hubble’s Uni...

English Made Easy Volume One: Learning English through Pictures
Language / September 19, 2015

Paperback, 192 pages Published May 15th 2006 by Tuttle Publishing English Made Easy is a breakthrough in English language learning—imaginatively exploiting how pictures and text can work together to create understanding and help learners learn more productively. It gives learners easy access to the vocabulary, grammar and functions of English as it is actually used in a comprehensive range of social situations. Self–guided students a...

The Year of Learning Dangerously: Adventures in Homeschooling
Education / September 13, 2015

A year of homeschooling. What could possibly go wrong? In this honest and wry memoir, popular blogger, author, and former child actor Quinn Cummings recounts her family’s decision to wade into the unfamiliar waters of homeschooling – the fastest-growing educational trend of our time — despite a chronic lack of discipline, some major gaps in academic knowledge, and a serious case of math aversion. (And that’s just Quinn.) Quinn’...

The Everything Kids’ Science Experiments Book: Boil Ice, Float Water, Measure Gravity-Challenge the World Around You!
Agriculture / September 9, 2015

Paperback, 133 pages Published October 1st 2001 by Adams Media Corporation Readers will enter the laboratory and learn how to conduct cool experiments, understand scientific terms like photosynthesis, and discover fun facts like how many latex balloons per day can be made from one rubber tree. by Tom Robinson Review member of goodreads Feb 15, 2015Shae rated it 4 of 5 stars Shelves: non-fiction, parenting 3 1/2 stars — a little...

The Science Book: Everything You Need to Know About the World and How It Works
Popular Science / September 9, 2015

A delight for the casual reader, yet so complete and wide-ranging that science buffs and students will welcome it, The Science Book encapsulates centuries of scientific thought in one richly illustrated volume. Natural phenomena, revolutionary inventions, and the most up-to-date investigations are explained in detailed text, and 2,000 vivid illustrations—including 3-D graphics and pictograms—make the information even more accessible ...

Campbell Biology Plus MasteringBiology with eText — Access Card Package (10th Edition)
Biology / September 7, 2015

  The Tenth Edition of the best-selling text “Campbell BIOLOGY “helps launch you to success in biology through its clear and engaging narrative, superior pedagogy, and innovative use of art and photos to promote student learning. The Tenth Edition helps you develop a deeper understanding of biology by making connections visually across chapters and building the scientific skills needed for success in upper-level cour...

The Bible, the Qur’an, and Science: The Holy Scriptures Examined in the Light of Modern Knowledge
Religion / September 7, 2015

Paperback, 7th Revised Expended Edition, 272 pages Published January 30th 2003 by Tahrike Tarsile Qur’an (first published January 1st 1978) The Bible, the Qur’an, and Science is an objective study of the Old Testament, the Gospels and the Qur’an. This book seeks to spiritually unite by highlighting similarities in the texts. It sheds new light and dispels many preconceived ideas in separating what belongs to Revelat...

A Dictionary Of Astronomy
Astronomy / September 5, 2015

Paperback, First Edition, 544 pages Published 1997 by Oxford University Press, USA original title : A Dictionary Of Astronomy ISBN 0192115960 (ISBN13: 9780192115966) edition language : English In some 4,000 concise, up-to-date entries, this dictionary cuts a clear path through the maze of complex technical language, offering full, clear definitions drawn from all aspects of astronomy. Here are succinct definitions for the Big Bang th...

Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism
Psychology / September 4, 2015

Hardcover, 272 pages Published August 4th 2015 by Simon & Schuster Essential reading for any parent, teacher, therapist, or caregiver of a person with autism: a groundbreaking book on autism, by one of the world’s leading experts, who portrays autism not as a tragic disability, but as a unique way of being human. Autism is usually portrayed as a checklist of deficits, including difficulties interacting socially, problems in...

The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival, and the Epic True Story of America’s Deadliest Natural Disaster: The Great Gulf Hurricane of 1900
Non Fiction / September 4, 2015

    Hardcover, 320 pages Published August 11th 2015 by William Morrow (first published August 1st 2015) ISBN 0062364650 (ISBN13: 9780062364654)           In this gripping narrative history, Al Roker from NBC’s Today and the Weather Channel vividly examines the deadliest natural disaster in American history—a haunting and inspiring tale of tragedy, heroism, and resilience that is full of lesson...