Most widely held works about Rick Adamson
Most widely held works by Rick Adamson
The view from Saturday by E. L Konigsburg ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 768 libraries worldwide
Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who chooses them to represent their sixth-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition.
One good dog [a novel by Susan Wilson ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Circumstances bring a stray dog and an ex-businessman together.
Fast food nation [the dark side of the all-American meal by Eric Schlosser ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
A journalist explores the homogenization of American culture and the impact of the fast food industry on modern-day health, economy, politics, popular culture, entertainment, and food production.
The experts' guide to 100 things everyone should know how to do ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
The simplest things are the hardest to master. From brewing your morning cup of coffee and reading the newspaper to apologizing or remembering names, it the small stuff that makes up day-to-day life.
In a heartbeat sharing the power of cheerful giving by Leigh Anne Tuohy ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy, the family who adopted football star Michael Oher as depicted in the Oscar-nominated movie 'The blind side', retell their amazing story in their own words. Including anecdotes from their childhoods, the Tuohy's offer a message of hope, charity, and kindness.
A friend of the family [a novel by Lauren Grodstein ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
After his best friend's daughter, Laura, sets her sights on his son, Alec, Pete Dizinoff sees his plans for a perfect son not just unraveling but being destroyed completely and sets out to derail the romance.
The 13th floor a ghost story by Sid Fleischman ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
When his older sister disappears, twelve-year-old Buddy Stebbins follows her back in time and finds himself aboard a seventeenth-century pirate ship captained by a distant relative.
The plant that ate dirty socks by Nancy McArthur ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Messy Michael and his neatness nut brother Norman must patch up their differences when strange plants with appetites for dirty socks cause the junk heap in Michael's side of their room to disappear.
Emma's pet by David McPhail ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Emma's search for a soft, cuddly pet has a surprising ending.
Why we buy the science of shopping by Paco Underhill ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
This report on our ever-evolving consumer culture explains why we do what we do, notice what we notice, ignore what we ignore, and buy what we buy. Amusing and instructive, it will change forever the way you look at stores and at yourself. Based on hard data gleaned from thousands of hours of field research.
If the dinosaurs came back by Bernard Most ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
A young boy who wishes for the return of dinosaurs imagines how useful they would be.
The mysterious West stories of suspense ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
"Twelve of today's best suspense writers prove that the West of here & now is as intriguing & dangerous as it ever was"--Container.
Epic stories of survival from the world's highest peaks ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Epic, a mountaineering term that evokes a sense of treacherous disaster. The climb that went wrong : fighting blinding snowstorms and horrific avalanches; days spent tentbound running low on food, water and oxygen; surviving broken bones and shattered spirits. This is a collection of the most memorable accounts of legend-making expeditions to the world's most famous peaks, often in the worst possible conditions.
Younger next year [a guide to living like 50 until you're 80 and beyond by Chris Crowley ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
This draws on the very latest science of aging to show how men 50 or older can become functionally younger every year for the next five to ten years, and continue to live like fifty-year-olds until well into their eighties. To enjoy life and be stronger, healthier, and more alert. To stave off 70% of the normal decay associated with aging (weakness, sore joints, apathy). and to eliminate over 50% of all illness and potential injuries. This is the real thing, a program that will work for anyone who decides to apply himself to "Harry's Rules."
Wimzie's house ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
In "Be yourself" everyone learns that being yourself is better than trying to be like someone else. In "The boys against the girls" the kids argue over whether girls or boys are better until Yaya shows them that it's best to celebrate everyone's differences.
Rough water stories of survival from the sea ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Hear the riveting stories of men and women battling the elements, and often each other, to stay alive, confronting savage storms, rogue waves, mountainous icebergs, sharks, starvation and their own fear and suffering.
The O'Reilly factor for kids a survival guide for America's families by Bill O'Reilly ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
"The bestselling author ofThe O'Reilly Factor, The No Spin Zone, and Who's Looking Out for You? talks straight to kids this time. He is as demanding, direct, and wry as ever -- but he's also more revealing too, sharing candid snapshots of his own childhood throughout. Bill O'Reilly, a former schoolteacher, now an award-winning broadcast news journalist, husband, and father of two, joins forces with an experienced educator to bring you, America's youth, a code of ethics by which to live. In this latest book, Bill takes to task bullies, cheaters, advertisers who target you irresponsibly, and parents who fight for their children to win undeserved honors instead of earning them on their own merit. He lays bare the unvarnished truths about sex, money, smoking, drugs, alcohol, and friends. What he has to say about these issues may very well surprise you. He offers coping devices for those enduring a divorce, struggling with teacher, parent, or sibling relationships, and planning their futures. He also shares wisdom on such subjects as death, politics, and God. Whether you take the tests he's provided, take the advice he doles out, or just take a cue from the personal stories he shares, you're bound to make smarter choices in your life, and that's all Bill asks for"--Book description.
Anna Banana and me by Lenore Blegvad ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Anna Banana's fearlessness inspires a playmate to face his own fears.
Keep the lights burning, Abbie by Peter Roop ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 124 libraries worldwide
In the winter of 1856, a storm delays the lighthouse keeper's return to an island off the coast of Maine, and his daughter Abbie must keep the lights burning by herself.
Seven blind mice by Ed Young ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Retells the Indian fable of the blind men discovering different parts of an elephant, and arguing about its appearance, except this time it's mice who do the exploring.
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