Category: Education & Reference

Swedish A Comprehensive Grammar, 3rd edition 0

Swedish A Comprehensive Grammar, 3rd edition

Description Swedish: A Comprehensive Grammar is an award-winning complete reference guide to modern Swedish grammar. Systematic and accessible, the volume is organised to promote a thorough understanding of Swedish grammar, presenting the complexities of Swedish in a concise and readable form. Explanations are full, clear and free of jargon, and an extensive index, numbered paragraphs, cross-references and summary charts provide readers with easy access to the information they require. Now in its third edition, the text has been comprehensively updated to conform to new standards set in the description of language and to reflect the recommendations of the Language Council of Sweden. It offers an improved...

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Hello World! Second Edition: Computer Programming for Kids and Other Beginners

Description A gentle but thorough introduction to the world of computer programming, it is written in language a 12-year-old can follow, but anyone who wants to learn how to program a computer can use it. Even adults. Written by Warren Sande and his son, Carter, and reviewed by professional educators, this book is kid-tested and parent-approved. ABOUT THIS BOOK Learn to talk to your computer in its own language! Whether you want to create a game, start a business, or solve an important problem, the first step is learning to write your own programs. Programming is a fun challenge, and it’s easy to get started!...

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7-Day Menu Planner For Dummies

Description Flavorful, nutritious meals that can be prepared quickly, easily, and economically 7-Day Menu Planner For Dummies is the perfect book for any family looking for a structured, nutritional approach to daily meal planning. It contains over a year’s worth of weekly dinner ideas and recipes that take an average of thirty minutes to prepare, contain an average of thirty percent calories from fat, and use common ingredients to save time and money. Features budget-friendly family meals that are both quick and healthy Dinner for each week of the night is associated with a theme—for example: Family Sunday, Kids Monday, Express Tuesday, Budget Wednesday, Heat and...

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Chinese Mythology A to Z

Description In ancient Chinese civilization, emperors were revered as the direct descendants of the gods, who ruled all of nature and the heavens. Animal bones were consulted as oracles to answer the great questions of life and death, and ancestral spirits were thought to roam the earth, negotiating with the gods on behalf of the living. From the legends of the Eight Immortals to the teachings of Confucius, Chinese Mythology A to Z, Second Edition provides a refreshing, insightful look at the stories and myths that open a window onto this civilization. Coverage of this title includes: Buddhist deities and legendary characters; animal stories, such...

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McGraw-Hill Education SAT 2020

Description Ace the SAT with this essential study guide packed with skill-building techniques, practice tests, and interactive features With more than 125 years of experience in education, McGraw-Hill is the name you trust to deliver results.  Filled with targeted instructions and abundant practice tests, MGH’s SAT 2020 will boost your test-taking confidence and help you dramatically increase your scores. We will help you maximize your study time and achieve your best score with: • 8 full-length practice tests (5 in the book and 3 online) • A complete SAT course online with daily progress reports, flashcards, games, and more •Practice questions just like the ones on the real SAT...

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Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes

Description No fictional character is more renowned for his powers of thought and observation than Sherlock Holmes. But is his extraordinary intellect merely a gift of fiction, or can we learn to cultivate these abilities ourselves, to improve our lives at work and at home? We can, says psychologist and journalist Maria Konnikova, and in Mastermind she shows us how. Beginning with the “brain attic”—Holmes’s metaphor for how we store information and organize knowledge—Konnikova unpacks the mental strategies that lead to clearer thinking and deeper insights. Drawing on twenty-first-century neuroscience and psychology, Mastermind explores Holmes’s unique methods of ever-present mindfulness, astute observation, and logical deduction. In doing so, it...

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The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World (True PDF)

Description A thought-provoking and wide-ranging exploration of machine learning and the race to build computer intelligences as flexible as our own In the world’s top research labs and universities, the race is on to invent the ultimate learning algorithm: one capable of discovering any knowledge from data, and doing anything we want, before we even ask. In The Master Algorithm, Pedro Domingos lifts the veil to give us a peek inside the learning machines that power Google, Amazon, and your smartphone. He assembles a blueprint for the future universal learner–the Master Algorithm–and discusses what it will mean for business, science, and society. If data-ism is today’s...

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How to Build a Super Vocabulary

Description Become a wordsmith in no time with this fun and easy guide! Your vocabulary is key to your success in school. From assigned essays to standardized tests, words help you share your thoughts and ideas clearly and correctly. How to Build a Super Vocabulary gives you the power to understand and use new words. You’ll explore how words are put together, where they come from, basic spelling rules, and ways to avoid common blunders. Plus, you’ll get to know 600 words that are often found on standardized tests. Filled with easy-to-follow advice, this hands-on guide includes 7 Keys to Success that will help you...

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Children’s Illustrated World Atlas, New Edition

Description A visual atlas that brings the world and its people to life with modern mapping, pictures, facts, and stories, perfect for kids ages 8-12, and fully revised and updated. Using modern mapping based on the latest seamless, cloud-free satellite image data, Children’s Illustrated World Atlas takes kids on the ultimate round-the-world trip, from the Americas to Australasia and Oceania. Each detailed map is accompanied by pictures and stories that explore the society, culture, and history of each region, giving young readers an immediate sense of place not conveyed in standard atlases. Bite-size, country-by-country facts and stats are included at the start of each chapter for additional...

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Asteroids, Meteorites and Comets (The Solar System)

Description Explores the relationship between the sun and its orbiters, including the planets, asteroids, meteorites, and comets, and introduces the various space missions that helped the scientific community gain a more thorough understanding of the solar system. Download Links Server 1  | Server 2 (Size 19.0 MB)