San Marcos River Pocket Guide

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ISBN: 1542816971
Release Date: 2017-01-28
Number of pages: 102
Author: David Ellzey
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

Download and read online San Marcos River Pocket Guide in PDF and EPUB The San Marcos River Pocket Guide has all the detailed information you need in a full-color, visual layout to help you plan your next trip, aid you with navigation and track your progress down the river. The San Marcos River is popular with the summer crowds looking to escape and relax in the cool, clear water that flows out of Spring Lake. Those seeking to play can paddle down the river's series of exciting rapids. Downriver, its swift water twists through stretches that are jammed with logs and can challenge even the hardened competitors of the annual Texas Water Safari. Others come for a peaceful afternoon on the Luling Paddle Trail or to try their luck on one of Texas' best fishing rivers. From the city of San Marcos all the way to Gonzales, this river has something for everyone. Includes 85.7 miles of the San Marcos River and 4.7 miles of the Guadalupe River. Easy-to-use shuttle matrix for planning your next trip. 30 extensively detailed river maps. Information on 33 public access points.


Blanco River Pocket Guide

Filename: blanco-river-pocket-guide.pdf
ISBN: 1541354648
Release Date: 2017-01-18
Number of pages: 120
Author: David Ellzey
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

Download and read online Blanco River Pocket Guide in PDF and EPUB Whether you are looking to take a multi-day paddling excursion or just go out for an afternoon splashing with the kids, the Blanco River Pocket Guide has all the detailed information you need. It's designed with a full-color visual layout that allows you to meticulously plan out your trip, aid you with navigation and track your progress down the river. "A must-have guide! It really opens up a river that everyone thought had little or no access."-Chris Johnson, fly fishing guide and owner of Living Waters Fly Fishing "I grew up paddling the Texas Hill Country rivers, and this guide has already opened my eyes to the areas that I never knew existed."-Thomas Flemons, owner of Diablo Kayaks


Letters at 3am

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ISBN: UOM:39015032739479
Release Date: 1993-11-01
Number of pages: 247
Author: Michael Ventura
Publisher: Spring Pubns

Download and read online Letters at 3am in PDF and EPUB These hard-hitting, heart-rending pieces, collected from L.A. Weekly, cover the continent's shadow from Brooklyn to Texas to Hollywood - & across to the shores of the Gulf War. More than comments on the 90's scene, they chronicle a civilization in agony. As media conglomerates & 'correct' academic experts dominate American discourse, Ventura's clear, no b.s. language, his ancient Sicilian passion & his courage to speak out have become crucial to the health of the body politic. "Michael Ventura's essays brilliantly diagnose our fin-de-siecle. These concise, elegant & somehow 'final' testimonies are the work of an uncompromising spirit. I was happy to share the wonder of his discoveries & felt the burden & strangeness of our generations peculiar 'job' as the millennium roars to a close."--Andrei Codrescu.


Twelve Years a Slave Narrative of Solomon Northup

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ISBN: 9781465585400
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Author: Solomon Northup
Publisher: Library of Alexandria

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The Adventures of Superhero Girl Expanded Edition

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ISBN: 9781506703367
Release Date: 2017
Number of pages: 128
Author: Faith Erin Hicks
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

Download and read online The Adventures of Superhero Girl Expanded Edition in PDF and EPUB "A young woman faces the trials and tribulations of being a superhero while still living an ordinary life, including struggling to make rent, buying her capes from secondhand stores, and being overshadowed by her superhero brother"--


Compass South

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ISBN: 9781466895935
Release Date: 2016-06-28
Number of pages: 224
Author: Hope Larson
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Download and read online Compass South in PDF and EPUB It's 1860 in New York City. When 12-year-old twins Alexander and Cleopatra's father disappears, they join the Black Hook Gang and are caught by the police pulling off a heist. They agree to reveal the identity of the gang in exchange for tickets to New Orleans. But once there, Alex is shanghaied to work on a ship that is heading for San Francisco via Cape Horn. Cleo stows away on a steamer to New Granada where she hopes to catch a train to San Francisco to find her brother. Neither Alexander nor Cleo realizes the real danger they are in-they are being followed by pirates who think they hold the key to treasure. How they outwit the pirates and find each other makes for a fast-paced, breathtaking adventure. A Margaret Ferguson Book


Dinosaurs Love Underpants

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ISBN: 9781442440982
Release Date: 2011-10-04
Number of pages: 32
Author: Claire Freedman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Dinosaurs Love Underpants in PDF and EPUB The mystery of dinosaur extinction is solved! Scientists have plenty of theories about why dinosaurs are extinct, but the UK’s bestselling authorillustrator team of Claire Freedman and Ben Cort knows the real answer: The dinos were wiped out in an Underpants War! This wacky celebration of underpants is perfect for reading aloud, and the hilarious antics of T. rex and the gang are endlessly entertaining. Featuring fun, vibrant art and short, rhyming text, Dinosaurs Love Underpants is a prehistoric pleasure parents and kids will want to read again and again.


Ciarcia s Circuit Cellar

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ISBN: 0070109664
Release Date: 1984-01-01
Number of pages: 222
Author: Steve Ciarcia
Publisher: Circuit Cellar

Download and read online Ciarcia s Circuit Cellar in PDF and EPUB Offers Projects Such as a Computer Controlled Weather Station & a Text-to-Speech Synthesizer. Includes Schematics & Building Tips


Superforecasting

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ISBN: 9780804136709
Release Date: 2015-09-29
Number of pages: 352
Author: Philip E. Tetlock
Publisher: Crown

Download and read online Superforecasting in PDF and EPUB A New York Times Bestseller An Economist Best Book of 2015 "The most important book on decision making since Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow." —Jason Zweig, The Wall Street Journal Everyone would benefit from seeing further into the future, whether buying stocks, crafting policy, launching a new product, or simply planning the week’s meals. Unfortunately, people tend to be terrible forecasters. As Wharton professor Philip Tetlock showed in a landmark 2005 study, even experts’ predictions are only slightly better than chance. However, an important and underreported conclusion of that study was that some experts do have real foresight, and Tetlock has spent the past decade trying to figure out why. What makes some people so good? And can this talent be taught? In Superforecasting, Tetlock and coauthor Dan Gardner offer a masterwork on prediction, drawing on decades of research and the results of a massive, government-funded forecasting tournament. The Good Judgment Project involves tens of thousands of ordinary people—including a Brooklyn filmmaker, a retired pipe installer, and a former ballroom dancer—who set out to forecast global events. Some of the volunteers have turned out to be astonishingly good. They’ve beaten other benchmarks, competitors, and prediction markets. They’ve even beaten the collective judgment of intelligence analysts with access to classified information. They are "superforecasters." In this groundbreaking and accessible book, Tetlock and Gardner show us how we can learn from this elite group. Weaving together stories of forecasting successes (the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound) and failures (the Bay of Pigs) and interviews with a range of high-level decision makers, from David Petraeus to Robert Rubin, they show that good forecasting doesn’t require powerful computers or arcane methods. It involves gathering evidence from a variety of sources, thinking probabilistically, working in teams, keeping score, and being willing to admit error and change course. Superforecasting offers the first demonstrably effective way to improve our ability to predict the future—whether in business, finance, politics, international affairs, or daily life—and is destined to become a modern classic. From the Hardcover edition.


NewsPrints

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ISBN: 9780545803137
Release Date: 2017-01-31
Number of pages: 208
Author: Ru Xu
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

Download and read online NewsPrints in PDF and EPUB Blue is an orphan who disguises herself as a newsboy. There's a war going on, and girls are expected to help the struggling economy by selling cookies. But Blue loves living and working at the Bugle, the only paper in town that tells the truth. And what's printed in the newspapers now matters more than ever. But Blue struggles with her secret, and worries that if her friends and adopted family at the Bugle find out that she's a girl, she'll lose everything and everyone she cares about. And when she meets and befriends Crow, a boy who is also not what he seems, together they seek the freedom to be their true selves... and to save each other.


Brain Camp

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ISBN: 9781596433663
Release Date: 2010-08-03
Number of pages: 151
Author: Susan Kim
Publisher: Macmillan

Download and read online Brain Camp in PDF and EPUB Lucas and Jenna are chosen to attend a camp that promises to turn delinquents into high achieving students, but when they arrive, they realize that the camp is not what it seems.


Best Women s Erotica of the Year

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ISBN: 9781627782258
Release Date: 2017-11-21
Number of pages: 216
Author: Rachel Kramer Bussel
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Best Women s Erotica of the Year in PDF and EPUB Best Women's Erotica of the Year, Volume 3 delivers the kind of sexy stories you want most: daring, bold, and surprising tales of women who pursue their boundless passions anywhere and everywhere. Edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel, winner of multiple Independent Publishing Book Awards, these scintillating scenarios turn the tables on how women are "supposed" to behave. Instead, these uninhibited vixens indulge in their favorite fetishes, do deliciously intimate "Body Shots," and get tied up with "Red Satin Ribbons." They pose nude, dress up, and roleplay, always obeying their most exhilarating impulses. These lusty ladies take your most cherished, private fantasies—from making a sex tape, to taking part in a thrilling threesome, to having a stud delivered to your door hot and ready—and make them come alive. Written by beloved authors Abigail Barnette, Annabel Joseph, and Charlotte Stein along with several genre newcomers, these are erotic encounters you'll want to savor again and again and again...


The Blanco River

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ISBN: 9781623495114
Release Date: 2017-02-22
Number of pages: 184
Author: Wes Ferguson
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

Download and read online The Blanco River in PDF and EPUB For eighty-seven miles, the swift and shallow Blanco River winds through the Texas Hill Country. Its water is clear and green, darkened by frequent pools. But Spanish explorers named it the White River for the pale limestone they encountered along its banks and dramatic bluffs. Over the last two years, Wes Ferguson and Jacob Botter have paddled, walked, and waded the Blanco. They have explored its history, people, wildlife, and the natural beauty that surprises everyone who experiences this river. Described as “the defining element in some of the Hill Country’s most beautiful scenery,” the Blanco flows both above and below ground, part of a network of rivers and aquifers that sustains the region’s wildlife and millions of humans alike. However, overpumping and prolonged drought have combined to weaken the Blanco’s flow and sustenance, and in 2000—for the first time in recorded history—the river’s most significant feeder spring, Jacob’s Well, briefly ceased to flow. It stopped again in 2008. Then, in the spring of 2015, a devastating flood killed twelve people and toppled the huge cypress trees along its banks, altering not just the look of the river, but the communities that had come to depend on its serene presence. River travelers Ferguson and Botter tell the remarkable story of this changeable river, confronting challenges and dangers as well as rare opportunities to see parts of the river few have seen. The authors also photographed and recorded the human response to the destruction of a beloved natural resource that has become yet another episode in the story of water in Texas.


A Principal s Guide to Special Education 3rd Edition

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ISBN: 9780865864795
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Number of pages: 199
Author: David F. Bateman
Publisher: Council For Exceptional Children

Download and read online A Principal s Guide to Special Education 3rd Edition in PDF and EPUB An essential handbook for educating students in the 21st century, since its initial publication A Principal's Guide to Special Education has provided guidance to school administrators seeking to meet the needs of students with disabilities. The third edition of this invaluable reference, updated in collaboration with and endorsed by the National Association of Elementary School Principals and the National Association of Secondary School Principals and incorporating the perspectives of both teachers and principals, addresses such current issues as teacher accountability and evaluation, instructional leadership, collaborative teaching and learning communities, discipline procedures for students with disabilities, and responding to students' special education needs within a standards-based environment.


Electronic Dance Music Grooves

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ISBN: 1480393762
Release Date: 2015-04
Number of pages: 180
Author: Josh Bess
Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation

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