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The Prairie Builders: Reconstructing America's Lost Grasslands - Sneed B. Collard III
Barely a century ago a vast tallgrass prairie covered America’s heartland. Bison, elk, coyotes, and bear roamed this wilderness. Hundreds of species of prairie plants supported an explosion of birds and insects, including hundreds of kinds of butterflies. By the early part of the twentieth century, however, the tallgrass prairie was gone, its rich soils converted to farms to feed a growing world population. Here, author Sneed B. Collard III tells the remarkable story of an effort to bring back
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Fabulous Fishes - Susan Stockdale
With a simple, rhyming text and brightly colored, richly textured illustrations, author-illustrator Susan Stockdale introduces young readers to different kinds of fish and the underwater world they call home. From the spiky lionfish and the brightly colored clownfish to lanternfishes and hatchetfishes that flash lights so they can find each other in the deepest, darkest parts of the ocean, children will be fascinated by the breadth of sea life depicted. An Afterword offers fascinating facts and
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How to Build Max-Performance Pontiac V-8s - Jim Hand
Author Jim Hand begins with a year-by-year timeline, tracing Pontiac performance packages from 1955 through 1979, and then moves on to chapters on bottom end parts, and cooling, oiling, and ignition systems. He has also included special sections on the available carburetors including Tri-Powers, Q-Jets, Thermoquads, and AFBs, as well detailed info on head porting and exhaust systems, featuring quantitative flowbench and drag-strip results. If you want to increase the performance of your
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Touch - Jus Accardo
When a strange boy tumbles down a river embankment and lands at her feet, seventeen-year-old adrenaline junkie Deznee Cross snatches the opportunity to piss off her father by bringing the mysterious hottie with ice blue eyes home. Except there’s something off with Kale. He wears her shoes in the shower, is overly fascinated with things like DVDs and vases, and acts like she’ll turn to dust if he touches her. It’s not until Dez’s father shows up, wielding a gun and knowing more about Kale than
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Arm System-On-Chip Architecture - Steve Furber
The future of the computer and communications industries is converging on mobile information appliances - phones, PDAs, laptops and other devices. The ARM is at the heart of this trend, leading the way in system-on-chip (SoC) development and becoming the processor core of choice for many embedded applications. System-on-chip technology is changing the way we use computers, but it also sets designers the very challenging problem of getting a complex SoC design right first time. ARM
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Have You Ever Seen a Smack of Jellyfish?: An Alphabet Book - Sarah Asper-Smith
After discovering that a group of ferrets is called a business, Sarah Asper-Smith became fascinated with the intersection of language and the natural world. Using bold prints overlaid on vibrant colors, she created Have You Ever Seen a Smack of Jellyfish? to chronicle the poetic words used to describe the magnificent animal kingdom. From a knot of frogs to a watch of nightingales, the book takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the alphabet with animals as their guide, starting with
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Villiyrttikeittokirja - Sami Tallberg
Kirjassa esitellään yli 30 villiyrttiä resepteineen. Näita villiyrttejä kasvaa niin meren rannoilla, kuusimetsissä, niityillä kuin pihapiireissä. Palkitun luontoportti.com:in Jouko Lehmuskallion ottamat erinomaiset tunnistuskuvat, tiivistetty kasvikohtainen informaatio seka keittiömestarin sesonginmukaiset, yksinkertaiset ja herkulliset reseptit kullekin villiyrtille tekevät tästä kirjasta uniikin. Vastaavaa kirjaa ei suomessa ole joka keskittyy villiyrttien käyttöön puhtaasti
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North American F-86 Sabre Owners' Workshop Manual: An insight into owning, flying, and maintaining the USAF's legendary - Mark Linney
The North American F-86 Sabre was the first operational Allied swept-wing transonic jet fighter of the postwar era. It was flown with distinction by the USAF in the Korean War where it was pitted against the Soviet MiG-15. The centerpiece of this Haynes Manual is Golden Apple Operations’ F-86A, 48-178, the sole-surviving airworthy example of the first production Sabre A model, as well as the world’s oldest flying jet-powered aircraft.