Trees of North America

Author: C. Frank Brockman
Publisher: Turtleback Books
ISBN: 1417770716
Release Date: 2001-04-01
Genre: Nature

Presents a handbook for the identification of over five hundred species of trees by illustration and text.

Birds of North America

Author: Chandler S. Robbins
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1582380910
Release Date: 2001-04-14
Genre: Nature

Contains maps, color illustrations, and statistics on 700 species of birds.

Eastern Birds

Author: James Coe
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1582380937
Release Date: 2001-04-14
Genre: Nature

Offers advice on birdwatching, compares similar species, and describes the characteristics, behavior, habitat, and range of hundreds of species.

Identifying Trees

Author: Michael D. Williams
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811743174
Release Date: 2007-03-22
Genre: Nature

Unique identification guide is effective, filled with color photos, and easy to use in winter, spring, summer, and fall. Field-tested by forestry experts.

Illustrated Book of Trees

Author: William Carey Grimm
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811741644
Release Date: 2002-03-01
Genre: Nature

Completely revised and updated. More than 30 new species described and illustrated.

Tree Identification Book

Author: George W. Symonds
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062281456
Release Date: 2013-05-28
Genre: Gardening

A new method for the practical identification and recognition of trees -- and an important supplement to existing botanical methods. The book is in two parts: Pictorial Keys and Master Pages. The Keys are designed for easy visual comparison of details which look alike, narrowing the identification of a tree to one of a small group -- the family or genus. Then, in the Master Pages, the species of the tree is determined, with similar details placed together to highlight differences within the family group, thus eliminating all other possibilities. The details of the Oak trees on this plate are an example of the system. All of the more than 1500 photographs were made specifically for use in this book and were taken either in the field or of carefully collected specimens. Where possible, details such as leaves, fruit, etc., appear in actual size, or in the same scale.

Understandable Statistics Concepts and Methods

Author: Charles Henry Brase
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337119917
Release Date: 2016-12-05
Genre: Mathematics

UNDERSTANDABLE STATISTICS: CONCEPTS AND METHODS, Twelfth Edition, is a thorough yet accessible program designed to help you overcome any apprehensions you may have about statistics and to master the subject. The authors provide clear guidance and informal advice while showing you the links between statistics and the world. To reinforce this approach—and make the material interesting as well as easier to understand—the book integrates real-life data from a variety of sources, including journals, periodicals, newspapers, and the Internet. You'll also have opportunities to develop your critical-thinking and statistical literacy skills through special features and exercises throughout the text. The use of graphing calculators, Excel, Minitab, Minitab ExpressTM, and SPSS is covered, although not required. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Black Star Renegades

Author: Michael Moreci
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781250117830
Release Date: 2018-01-02
Genre: Fiction

In the tradition of Star Wars, a galaxy-hopping space adventure about a galactic kingdom bent on control and the young misfit who must find the power within before it’s too late. Cade Sura holds the future of the galaxy in his hands: the ultimate weapon that will bring total peace. He didn’t ask for it, he doesn’t want it, and there’s no worse choice to wield it in all of space, but if he doesn’t, everyone’s totally screwed. The evil Praxis kingdom is on the cusp of having every star system under its control, and if that happens, there’ll be no contesting their cruel reign. Especially if its fanatical overlord, Ga Halle, manages to capture Cade and snag the all-powerful weapon for herself. Cade can’t hide from Praxis, and he can’t run from the destiny that’s been shoved into his hands. So he only has one option: He has to fight. Cade’s not going to let destiny send him on a suicide run, though. With some help from his friends—rebels and scoundrels alike—Cade’s going to use this weapon to chart a new destiny for the galaxy, and for himself. He just has to do so before everyone around him discovers that he’s a complete and total fraud. Blending the space operatics of Star Wars and the swagger of Guardians of the Galaxy, Black Star Renegades is a galaxy-hopping adventure that blasts its way from seedy spacer bars to sacred temples guarded by deadly creatures—all with a cast of misfit characters who have nowhere to go and nothing to lose.

Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google

Author: William Poundstone
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316192972
Release Date: 2012-01-04
Genre: Business & Economics

You are shrunk to the height of a nickel and thrown in a blender. The blades start moving in 60 seconds. What do you do? If you want to work at Google, or any of America's best companies, you need to have an answer to this and other puzzling questions. ARE YOU SMART ENOUGH TO WORK AT GOOGLE? guides readers through the surprising solutions to dozens of the most challenging interview questions. The book covers the importance of creative thinking, ways to get a leg up on the competition, what your Facebook page says about you, and much more. ARE YOU SMART ENOUGH TO WORK AT GOOGLE? is a must read for anyone who wants to succeed in today's job market.

A Field Guide to Eastern Trees

Author: George A. Petrides
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547351178
Release Date: 1998-07-15
Genre: Nature

This field guide features detailed descriptions of 455 species of trees native to eastern North America, including the Midwest and the South. The 48 color plates, 11 black-and-white plates, and 26 text drawings show distinctive details needed for identification. Color photographs and 266 color range maps accompany the species descriptions.