books

Women in Comics: An Interview with Author Brent Clark Rogers

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You find the most interesting people at comic cons. Guess who we met at Grand Rapids Comic Con? None other than Brent Clark Rogers, author of the Brent Clark Rogers Guide to the DC Universe. We heard him speak about women in the comic book world - and knew we'd need to share his book. Here's what he had to say...
Women in Comics: An Interview with Author Brent Clark Rogers

A Geek in Indonesia: Discover the Land of Komodo Dragons, Balinese Healers, and Dangdut Music

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Whether you've always wanted to go to Indonesia, or interested in learning about this interesting country, I've got a book for you!

A Geek in Indonesia: Discover the Land of Komodo Dragons, Balinese Healers, and Dangdut Music

Top 10 Famous Authors on Books that Inspired & Shaped Them

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Writing skills are very important for everyone - but, unfortunately, not all people are born good writers who can write exciting fiction or non-fiction books or compelling scholarly articles. Many college students struggle with their writing, and often look for essays or research papers for sale online when they lack skills to complete them on their own. 

Healing Through Love: The Journey of Rediscovering Joy

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Rarely do we come across a book that truly teaches us about ourselves as humans, through the waves that life tosses us amongst. Luckily for us, I'm happy to share a book that does just that - Lisa Overman's new memoir, Healing Through Love: The Journey of Rediscovering Joy. In her book, Overman shares a lifetime of experiences (as memoirs do), but then departs from the standard path of memoir into deep intercultural insight.

Traveling to Japan? Read the Japan Traveler's Companion

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Whether you've been to Japan and love it, or can't wait to go, I've got a book for you. Japan Traveler's Companion: Japan's Most Famous Sights from Okinawa to Hokkaido, by Rob Goss, is a treasure.

It's a beautiful book, perfect for dreaming and remembering.

The First Taste Belongs to the Gods

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What happens when you wake up one day in your comfortable, climate-controlled, corporate career in middle management and say, “Enough! Money isn’t everything. I want to make a difference in our world”?

Introducing Kids to our Ocean Creatures Just Might Save our Oceans!

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I have spent a lifetime in, and around, the ocean. When I am not in or at the ocean, I am thinking about the ocean! After 30 years of diving, I have seen the damage that global warming, trash, and especially plastic have wrought. Realizing that our oceans and coral reefs are in trouble, I am not alone in wondering how we can reach people and make the change that is needed so desperately. How can we make them care? So far, we have not been able to excite people to make change.

Seven Quirky Nebraska Detours

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Every state has them. Those quirky locations that stick out from the others. As Gretchen Garrison learned, Nebraska is no exception. Her book entitled, Detour Nebraska, was recently published by the History Press.

Detour Nebraska

Dawn Again: Tracking the Wisdom of the Wild

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

The most powerful and important book I've read this year? No question. Dawn Again: Tracking the Wisdom of the Wild, by Doniga Markegard, is eloquent, inspiring, and a must-read for any global educator. Markegard's memoir traces her beginnings from wildlife tracking to a more concerted effort of support and practical advice for wilderness education and living wisely on this planet. Through it all, her voice rings clearly for teaching about the earth, about the wildlife on it, and living responsibly and well.

The Teaching Brain: Changing the Field of Education

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 05, 2017 /
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Never ever ever ever do you, as a teacher, want to stop learning. It influences the newness of your approach, which influences the receptivity of your students and makes them as excited as you are.

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