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Extreme Stories From The Extreme Hills

Author : Greyson Mann
ISBN : 9781510723726
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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While Audrey yearns for new adventures, her brother Oliver dreams of hidden treasures. When the twins explore different biomes, they find plenty of both in 5-Minute Adventures for Minecrafters, an all-new series of stories for Minecrafters that can be read in 5 minutes! In Extreme Stories from the Extreme Hills, Audrey and Oliver collect many treasures—and mini adventures. For every dangerous hike up a rocky cliff, there’s a waterfall roaring back down. Each dungeon hides a treasure chest—but also a monster spawner! As the mobs get deadlier, the stakes grow higher. The twins hope to make it back to Birchtown with their treasures in hand. Will the next ravine lead to riches or to a river of hot lava? There’s only one way to find out. These five-minute stories promise plenty of twists and turns—and surprise endings. In 5-Minute Adventures for Minecrafters: Extreme Stories from the Extreme Hills, the twins explore one of the Overworld’s most treacherous terrains, one exciting step at a time.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Living Above The Clouds A Collection Of Extreme Adventurous Short Stories

Author : Richard W. Gourash
ISBN : 9781483472881
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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From a young boy growing up on the outskirts of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Richard W. Gourash’s travels have taken him from plains to mountaintops, climbing some of the many steep ranges in North America. He’s been through the Western United States, Alaska, and Northern Canada—through some of the most rugged mountains of the northern hemisphere. In Living Above the Clouds, he shares a collection of adventure short stories that detail his excursions to the most extreme, dangerous, and remote situations in the world. From his first western big game trip to Colorado to hunt elk and mule deer, to looking for Fannin rams in the Yukon Territory, Gourash sketches the details and adds vivid descriptions to paint a visual as he marches through time. The narratives included in Living Above the Clouds conveys Gourash’s deep passion for the outdoors and the challenges nature presents. It inspires others to go the extra mile, climb higher, and take on challenges, to realize their own dreams of adventure.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Creeper Code

Author : Greyson Mann
ISBN : 9781510723719
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Creepers abound in Birchtown. So do mysteries! Like, who destroyed the village garden? What’s that strange music coming from the cobblestone well? And who—or what—keeps blowing up the blacksmith shop? Oliver and Audrey investigate in 5-Minute Mysteries for Minecrafters, an all-new series of stories for Minecrafters that can be read in five minutes! In The Creeper Code, the very first book in this mystery series, Oliver and Audrey learn there’s a reward for tracking creepers and cracking cases. From secrets in the swamp to bungles in the jungle, there are mysterious happenings in every block of the biome. But with Oliver’s eye for detail, Audrey’s courage, and their wolf-dog’s super-sniffing nose, no case is too tough for these twins to crack. Follow twins Oliver and Audrey as they solve mini mysteries in Birchtown—and all around the Overworld in The Creeper Code. In between mini mysteries are coded messages for you to decipher. You can solve each mystery, too—by searching for clues hidden in the stories and illustrations! Help decipher messages written in the “creeper code.” Hunt for clues and try to solve each mystery before Audrey and Oliver do!
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Blanchot Extreme Contemporary

Author : Leslie Hill
ISBN : 041509173X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Blanchot provides a compelling insight into one of the key figures in the development of postmodern thought. Although Blanchot's work is characterised by a fragmentary and complex style, Leslie Hill introduces clearly and accessibly the key themes in his work. He shows how Blanchot questions the very existence of philosophy and literature and how we may distinguish between them, stresses the importance of his political writings and the relationship between writing and history that characterised Blanchot's later work; and considers the relationship between Blanchot and key figures such as Emmanuel Levinas and Georges Bataille and how this impacted on his work. Placing Blanchot at the centre stage of writing in the twentieth century, Blanchot also sheds new light on Blanchot's political activities before and after the Second World War. This accessible introduction to Blanchot's thought also includes one of the most comprehensive bibliographies of his writings of the last twenty years.
Category: Literary Criticism

Ilka On The Hill Top And Other Stories

Author : Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
ISBN : 9783842499218
Genre : Fiction
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This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.
Category: Fiction

Minooka The Story Of My Hill

Author : Michael Bracey
ISBN : 146283776X
Genre : History
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This is a history/reflection book on a small town in Pennsylvania. The town is full of character and characters-- all real.
Category: History

When The Hills Ask For Your Blood A Personal Story Of Genocide And Rwanda

Author : David Belton
ISBN : 9781446423783
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 86.32 MB
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'Tremendous. A moving and haunting tribute to the human spirit' WILLIAM BOYD Into the heart of a genocide that left a million people dead 6 April 1994: In the skies above Rwanda the president’s plane is shot down in flames. Near Kigali, Jean-Pierre holds his family close, fearing for their lives as the violence escalates. In the chapel of a hillside village, missionary priest Vjeko Curic prepares to save thousands of lives The mass slaughter that follows – friends against friends, neighbours against neighbours - is one of the bloodiest chapters in history Twenty years on, BBC Newsnight producer David Belton, one of the first journalists into Rwanda, tells of the horrors he experienced at first-hand. Now following the threads of Jean-Pierre and Vjeko Curic’s stories, he revisits a country still marked with blood, in search of those who survived and the legacy of those who did not. This is David Belton's quest for the limits of bravery and forgiveness.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Healthy Workplace Nudge

Author : Rex Miller
ISBN : 9781119480167
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 38.95 MB
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Discover how healthy buildings, culture, and people lead to high profits Organizations and employees now spend an average of $18,000 per year per employee for health costs, a 61% increase in 10 years. Every indicator projects these costs will double before 2030. This is an unsustainable path. These costs are the tip to an even bigger iceberg, the hidden costs of time out of the office, distraction, disengagement, and turnover. The Healthy Workplace Nudge explains the findings of research on 100 large organizations that have tackled the problems of employee health costs and disengagement in five fresh ways: Well-being leads to health and high performance Wake up to the fact that 95% of traditional wellness programs fail to improve health or lower costs Behavioral economics has become a new powerful tool to nudge healthy behavior Healthy buildings are now cost effective and produce your strongest ROI to improving health Leaders who develop healthy cultures achieve sustainable high performance and employee wellbeing In addition to proving highly effective, these approaches represent a fraction of the cost sunk into traditional wellness and engagement programs. The book explains how to create a workplace that is good for people, releases them to what they do best and enjoy most, and produces great and profitable work. • Find actionable strategies and tactics you can put into use today • Retain happy, productive talent • Cut unnecessary spending and boost your bottom line • Benefit from real-world research and proven practice If you’re a leader who cares about the health and happiness of your employees, a human resource professional, or a professional who develops, designs, builds, or outfits workplace environments to improve employee health and wellbeing, this is one book you’ll want to have on hand.
Category: Business & Economics