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It Only Gets Funnier: True Adventures of Bluewater Cruising By John “Luke” Lucarell
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John Lucarell started Bluewater and river boating in November 1971, and over the years, he’s enjoyed plenty of adventures. He shares the most exciting and entertaining ones in this book... More > chronicling his trips, many of which included his good friends Kevin and Shawn.The three met while they worked on dinner boats cruising the St. Johns River from Sanford, Florida, during the 1980s. In the spring of 1984, he joined several friends in chartering three Morgan sailboats to the Bahamas. Of the twelve people in his party, only four knew how to sail, and they were all in the same boat! What could possibly go wrong? On a trip from Central America to Florida, he encountered everything from inclement weather to a pirate scare off of Honduras. Four skiffs approached the boat, and the captain had to make evasive maneuvers. Join Lucarell and a cast of unforgettable characters as they cruise and see sights that most could not even imagine in It Only Gets Funnier.< Less
STOP YELLING, START LISTENING - Understanding Your Middle School Child By Darryl Sollerh, Leslie King, LCSW
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“Sage advice for frustrated parents.” KIRKUS REVIEWS Through their years of working with Middle Schoolers and their parents, Darryl Sollerh and Leslie King, LCSW, have developed a... More > compassionate yet realistic approach that takes into consideration both the parent and child's point of view. Filled with real-life examples, they examine the likely flashpoints for family conflicts, from Middle Schooler social lives to their homework habits, from their misrepresentations to their calls for fairness, from their demands for independence to their need for dependence. Sollerh and King's approach, at heart, seeks to spark an empathetic awakening in both parent and child, not only as they each meet the initially difficult phases of any challenge or crisis, but also as they move into the future, guided by a new awareness capable of supporting their ongoing efforts to grow in a relationship of shared dialogs, mutual respect and deepening understanding.< Less
Black Body Radiation and the Ultraviolet Catastrophe By Brown, Jefffrey P.
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A fifteen year old boy, gifted in science, with parents who give him everything except affection, goes from a normal, everyday earth-boy existence to encountering a mysterious being, druid priest,... More > monk/historian, the beautiful and matronly Queen Ogaboom, extraterrestrials, a black hole named Fudge, and war-gone Wargons. In the process, he discovers himself, comes to the aid of an embattled extraterrestrial race, and sets right the wrongs he’s inflicted on his dimension, thus curing a portion of general, all around, universal angst . . . or does he? Is there more to the story? Will the boy come to the aid of the Queen and her planet Doufear and the universe by stopping the Wargons in their plight to take out thousands of years of built up anger? Will earth survive? Will Doufear? Beta Bot? where the great Augur resides--spiritual healer of the universe. Lots of questions. Little time. Get the book! Before it's too late! Please visit my blog: http://people.lulu.com/blogs/view.php?user_id=41231< Less
EASA Professional Pilot Studies BW By Phil Croucher
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Just as important as the exams is the interview panel (BA expect over 85% overall passing grade), and this is the book for those who want to deal with both - its purpose is to help you become a... More > professional, for which the exams are but a step on the way - doing the bare minimum to pass them makes you ill-prepared to be a pilot, which is not fair to future passengers and painfully obvious to employers (and interviewers) who certainly expect you to have more than a basic knowledge. Based on the author's approved EASA ATPL(A) course, it is a reference book that follows the ATPL syllabus, so you can use it before, during and after your exams, for the whole of your career!< Less