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  • Don't Let Go [Harlan Coben] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $1,809.00

    Don't Let Go [Harlan Coben] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Harlan Coben- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Dutton- ISBN-13: 9780525955115- Páginas: 368- Dimensiones: 23.65cm. x 16.03cm. x 3.45cm.- Peso: 0.65 kg.- Descripción:With unmatched suspense and emotional insight, Harlan Coben explores the big secrets and little lies that can destroy a relationship, a family, and even a town in this powerful new thriller.Suburban New Jersey Detective Napoleon "Nap" Dumas hasn't been the same since senior year of high school, when his twin brother Leo and Leos girlfriend Diana were found dead on the railroad tracks and Maura, the girl Nap considered the love of his life, broke up with him and disappeared without explanation. For fifteen years, Nap has been searching, both for Maura and for the real reason behind his brother's death. And now, it looks as though he may finally find what he's been looking for.  When Maura's fingerprints turn up in the rental car of a suspected murderer, Nap embarks on a quest for answers that only leads to more questions about the woman he loved, about the childhood friends he thought he knew, about the abandoned military base near where he grew up, and mostly about Leo and Diana whose deaths are darker and far more sinister than Nap ever dared imagine...
  • The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future [Kevin Kelly] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $2,709.00 $1,779.00
    Expira: 21/04/2019

    The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future [Kevin Kelly] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Kevin Kelly- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Viking- ISBN-13: 9780525428084- Páginas: 336- Dimensiones: 23.65cm. x 16.03cm. x 2.69cm.- Peso: 0.61 kg.- Descripción:"A quintessential work of technological futurism." – James Surowiecki, strategy + business, "Best Business Books 2017 – Innovation"From one of our leading technology thinkers and writers, a guide through the twelve technological imperatives that will shape the next thirty years and transform our livesMuch of what will happen in the next thirty years is inevitable, driven by technological trends that are already in motion. In this fascinating, provocative new book, Kevin Kelly provides an optimistic road map for the future, showing how the coming changes in our lives from virtual reality in the home to an on-demand economy to artificial intelligence embedded in everything we manufacture can be understood as the result of a few long-term, accelerating forces. Kelly both describes these deep trends interacting, cognifying, flowing, screening, accessing, sharing, filtering, remixing, tracking, and questioning and demonstrates how they overlap and are codependent on one another. These larger forces will completely revolutionize the way we buy, work, learn, and communicate with each other. By understanding and embracing them, says Kelly, it will be easier for us to remain on top of the coming wave of changes and to arrange our day-to-day relationships with technology in ways that bring forth maximum benefits. Kellys bright, hopeful book will be indispensable to anyone who seeks guidance on where their business, industry, or life is heading what to invent, where to work, in what to invest, how to better reach customers, and what to begin to put into place as this new world emerges...
  • Right Behind You (FBI Profiler) [Lisa Gardner] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $1,579.00

    Right Behind You (FBI Profiler) [Lisa Gardner] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Lisa Gardner- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Dutton- ISBN-13: 9780525954583- Páginas: 400- Dimensiones: 23.65cm. x 16.21cm. x 3.17cm.- Peso: 0.65 kg.- Descripción:THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!Lisa Gardner's latest thriller following her runaway hit Find Her takes her wildly popular brand of suspense to new heights.Eight years ago, Sharlah May Nashs older brother beat their drunken father to death with a baseball bat in order to save both of their lives. Now thirteen years old, Sharlah has finally moved on. About to be adopted by retired FBI profiler Pierce Quincy and his partner, Rainie Conner, Sharlah loves one thing best about her new family: They are all experts on monsters.Then the call comes in. A double murder at a local gas station, followed by reports of an armed suspect shooting his way through the wilds of Oregon. As Quincy and Rainie race to assist, they are forced to confront mounting evidence: The shooter may very well be Sharlahs older brother, Telly Ray Nash, and it appears his killing spree has only just begun.As the clock winds down on a massive hunt for Telly, Quincy and Rainie must answer two critical questions: Why after eight years has this young man started killing again? And what does this mean for Sharlah? Once upon a time, Sharlahs big brother saved her life. Now, she has two questions of her own: Is her brother a hero or a killer? And how much will it cost her new family before they learn the final, shattering truth? Because as Sharlah knows all too well, the biggest danger is the one standing right behind you...
  • The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors [David George Haskell] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $1,999.00 $1,719.00
    Expira: 21/04/2019

    The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors [David George Haskell] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: David George Haskell- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Viking- ISBN-13: 9780525427520- Páginas: 304- Dimensiones: 21.74cm. x 14.76cm. x 2.51cm.- Peso: 0.47 kg.- Descripción:The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with natures most magnificent networkers trees "Fluent, compelling, and intoxicatingly rich." – Times Literary SupplementSELECTED by "Science Friday" and "Brain Pickings" as one of the Best Science Books of 2017 and by as one of the 10 Best Environment, Climate Science and Conservation Books of 2017David Haskell has won acclaim for eloquent writing and deep engagement with the natural world. Now, he brings his powers of observation to the biological networks that surround all species, including humans. Haskell repeatedly visits a dozen trees, exploring  connections with people, microbes, fungi, and other plants and animals. He takes us to  trees in cities (from Manhattan to Jerusalem), forests (Amazonian, North American, and boreal) and areas on the front lines of environmental change (eroding coastlines, burned mountainsides, and war zones.)  In each place he shows how human history, ecology, and well-being are intimately intertwined with the lives of trees.   Scientific, lyrical, and contemplative, Haskell reveals the biological connections that underpin all life.  In a world beset by barriers, he reminds us that lifes substance and beauty emerge from relationship and interdependence...
  • A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age [Daniel J. Levitin] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $1,719.00

    A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age [Daniel J. Levitin] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Daniel J. Levitin- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Dutton- ISBN-13: 9780525955221- Páginas: 304- Dimensiones: 23.50cm. x 15.88cm. x 2.54cm.- Peso: 0.37 kg.- Descripción:From The New York Times bestselling author of THE ORGANIZED MIND and THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON MUSIC, aA primer to the critical thinking that is more necessary now than ever. We are bombarded with more information each day than our brains can processaespecially in election season. It's raining bad data, half-truths, and even outright lies. New York TimesA bestselling author Daniel J. LevitinA shows how to recognize misleading announcements, statistics, graphs, and written reports revealing the ways lying weasels can use them. It's becoming harder to separate the wheat from the digital chaff. How do we distinguish misinformation, pseudo-facts, distortions, and outright lies from reliable information? Levitin groups his field guide into two categoriesastatistical infomation and faulty argumentsaultimately showing how science is the bedrock of critical thinking. Infoliteracy means understanding that there are hierarchies of source quality and bias that variously distort our information feeds via every media channel, including social media. We may expect newspapers, bloggers, the government, and Wikipedia to be factually and logically correct, but they so often aren't. We need to think critically about the words and numbers we encounter if we want to be successful at work, at play, and in making the most of our lives. This means checking the plausibility and reasoninganot passively accepting information, repeating it, and making decisions based on it. Readers learn to avoid the extremes of passive gullibility and cynical rejection. Levitin's charming, entertaining, accessible guide can help anyone wake up to a whole lot of things that aren't so. And catch some lying weasels in their tracks! A...
  • Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing [Kay Haring] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $1,749.00 $1,249.00
    Expira: 21/04/2019

    Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing [Kay Haring] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Kay Haring- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Dial Books- ISBN-13: 9780525428190- Páginas: 40- Dimensiones: 28.91cm. x 23.83cm. x 0.86cm.- Peso: 0.79 kg.- Descripción:Iconic pop artist Keith Haring comes to life for young readers in this picture book biography lovingly written by his sister This one-of-a-kind book explores the life and art of Keith Haring from his childhood through his meteoric rise to fame. It sheds light on this important artists great humanity, his concern for children, and his disregard for the establishment art world. Reproductions of Keith's signature artwork appear in scenes boldly rendered by Robert Neubecker. This is a story to inspire, and a book for Keith Haring fans of all ages to treasure...
  • There's Someone Inside Your House [Stephanie Perkins] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $1,409.00 $1,259.00
    Expira: 21/04/2019

    There's Someone Inside Your House [Stephanie Perkins] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Stephanie Perkins- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Dutton Books for Young Readers- ISBN-13: 9780525426011- Páginas: 304- Dimensiones: 21.74cm. x 14.76cm. x 2.54cm.- Peso: 0.50 kg.- Descripción:Scream meets YA in this hotly-anticipated new novel from the bestselling author of Anna and the French Kiss."There's Someone Inside Your House is a heart-pounding page-turner with an outstanding cast of characters, a deliciously creepy setting, and an absolutely merciless body count. Best read at night with big bowl of popcorn, this is a killer addition to the slasher genre written by one of the best contemporary YA writers around."  Courtney Summers, author of All the Rage and Cracked Up to BeIt's been almost a year since Makani Young came to live with her grandmother in landlocked Nebraska, and she's still adjusting to her new life. And still haunted by her past in Hawaii.Then, one by one, the students of her small town high school begin to die in a series of gruesome murders, each with increasing and grotesque flair. As the terror grows closer and the hunt intensifies for the killer, Makani will be forced to confront her own dark secrets.  Stephanie Perkins, bestselling author of Anna and the French Kiss, returns with a fresh take on the classic teen slasher story thats fun, quick-witted, and completely impossible to put down. "Perkins deftly builds the suspense like a pro: an uneasy opening leads to some legitimately horrifying murders, and the identity of the killer isnt quite as important as the motivation.... Readers will be sleeping with one eye open."  Booklist"Perkins lulls readers into a false sense of security before twisting the knife. . . . the body count keeps rising, leaving readers with questions of motive and where it will all end."  Publishers Weekl...
  • Find Her [Lisa Gardner] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $1,459.00

    Find Her [Lisa Gardner] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Lisa Gardner- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Dutton- ISBN-13: 9780525954576- Páginas: 416- Dimensiones: 23.67cm. x 16.03cm. x 3.17cm.- Peso: 0.65 kg.- Descripción:Lisa Gardner's runaway New York Times bestselleraa fast-paced thrill ride featuring Detective D. D. Warren.Seven years ago, carefree college student Flora Dane was kidnapped while on spring break. For 472 days, Flora learned just how much one person can endure.Miraculously alive after her ordeal, Flora has spent the past five years reacquainting herself with the rhythms of normal life, workingA with her FBI victim advocate, Samuel Keynes. She has a mother whos never stopped loving her, a brother who is scared of the person shes become, and a bedroom wall covered with photos of other girls whove never made it home.When Boston detective D. D. Warren is called to the scene of a crimeaa dead man and the bound, naked woman who killed himashe learns that Flora has tangled with three other suspects since her return to society. Is Flora a victim or a vigilante? And with her firsthand knowledge of criminal behavior, could she hold the key to rescuing a missing college student whose abduction has rocked Boston? When Flora herself disappears, D.D. realizes a far more sinister predator is out there. One whos determined that this time, Flora Dane will never escape. And now it is all up to D. D. Warren to find her...
  • The Last Days of Magic: A Novel [Mark L. Tompkins] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $1,489.00

    The Last Days of Magic: A Novel [Mark L. Tompkins] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Mark L. Tompkins- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Viking- ISBN-13: 9780525429531- Páginas: 400- Dimensiones: 23.62cm. x 15.75cm. x 3.30cm.- Peso: 0.55 kg.- Descripción:aFantastic . . . an honest, beautifully detailed book and an entertaining read.a aDIANA GABALDON, THE WASHINGTON POST"A fantastical treat."A aPEOPLEaSimultaneously sweeping and intricate . . . Tompkinss amazing debut novel conjures an epic battle for the soul of Ireland. Filled with papal machination and royal intrigue, magic and mayhem, faeries, Vikings, legates, kings and queens, angels and goddesses, this is one wild and breathless ride.aA aKAREN JOY FOWLERaPlundering the treasure chest of human myths, from mysterious biblical giants to ferocious Celtic faeries, Tompkins has created a fantasy adventure with the shifting perspectives of dreamscape. A novel rich and strange.aaGERALDINE BROOKS What became of magic in the world? Who needed to do away with it, and for what reasons? Drawing on myth, legend, fairy tales, and Biblical mysteries, The Last Days of Magic brilliantly imagines answers to these questions, sweeping us back to a world where humans and magical beings co-exist as they had for centuries.A  A  A  A  A  Aisling, a goddess in human form, was born to rule both domains andawith her twin, Anyaaunite the Celts with the powerful faeries of the Middle Kingdom. But within medieval Ireland interests are divided, and far from its shores greater forces are mustering. Both England and Rome have a stake in driving magic from the Emerald Isle. Jordan, the Vatican commander tasked with vanquishing the remnants of otherworldly creatures from a disenchanted Europe, has built a career on such plots. But increasingly he finds himself torn between duty and his desire to understand the magic that has been forbidden.A  A  A  A  A  As kings prepare, exorcists gather, and divisions widen between the warring clans of Ireland, Aisling and Jordan must come to terms with powers given and withheld, while a world that can still foster magic hangs in the balance. Loyalties are tested, betrayals sown, and the coming war will have repercussions that ripple centuries later, in todays worldaand in particular for a young graduate student named Sara Hill. A  A  A  A  A The Last Days of Magic introduces us to unforgettable characters who grapple with quests for power, human frailty, and the longing for knowledge that has been made taboo. Mark Tompkins has crafted a remarkable taleaa feat of world-building that poses astonishing and resonant answers to epic questions...
  • We Are Okay [Nina LaCour] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $1,419.00 $1,169.00
    Expira: 21/04/2019

    We Are Okay [Nina LaCour] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Nina LaCour- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Dutton Books for Young Readers- ISBN-13: 9780525425892- Páginas: 240- Dimensiones: 20.65cm. x 13.34cm. x 2.21cm.- Peso: 0.37 kg.- Descripción:From the award-winning author of Hold Still comes an achingly beautiful novel about grief and the enduring power of friendship.aShort, poetic and gorgeously written. . . . The world LaCour creates is fragile but profoundly humane.aA aThe New York Times Book ReviewaA beautiful, devastating piece of art. . . .A An extraordinary work.a aBookpageaSo lonely and beautiful that I could hardly breathe. This is a perfect book.a aStephanie Perkins, bestselling author ofA Anna and the French Kiss* National Bestseller *You go through life thinking theres so much you need. . . . Until you leave with only your phone, your wallet, and a picture of your mother. A  Marin hasnt spoken to anyone from her old life since the day she left everything behind. No one knows the truth about those final weeks. Not even her best friend Mabel. But even thousands of miles away from the California coast, at college in New York, Marin still feels the pull of the life and tragedy shes tried to outrun. Now, months later, alone in an emptied dorm for winter break, Marin waits. Mabel is coming to visit and Marin will be forced to face everything thats been left unsaid and finally confront the loneliness that has made a home in her heart. A  An intimate whisper that packs an indelible punch, We Are Okay is Nina LaCour at her finest. This gorgeously crafted and achingly honest portrayal of grief will leave you urgent to reach across any distance to reconnect with the people you love.Praise for We Are OkayA aAs beautiful as the best memories, as sad as the best songs, as hopeful as your best dreams.aaSiobhan Vivian, bestselling author ofA The Last Boy and Girl in the WorldaYou can feel every peak and valley of Marins emotional journey on your skin, in your gut. Beautifully written, heartfelt, and deeply real.a aAdi Alsaid, author ofA Never Always SometimesA andA Lets Get LostaA meditation on surviving grief, We Are Okay is short, poetic and gorgeously written.... The power in this little book is in seeing Marin come out on the other side of loss, able to appreciate a beautiful yellow-glazed pottery bowl and other peoples kindnesses, and to understand that she might one day have a girlfriend and a future. The world LaCour creates is fragile but profoundly humane.a aThe New York Times Book ReviewaAA beautiful, devastating piece of art. . . .The title hints at a happy ending, but the journey toward it passes through some of the darkest corners of the heart. Be prepared to be guttedaand grateful.A We Are OkayA is an extraordinary work by an author who keeps redefining and elevating her genre." aBookpageaNina LaCour treats her emotions so beautifully and with such empathy. Of course, we'd expect nothing less from the stunning LaCour.a aBustlea˜...A aExquisite.aA aKirkus, starred reviewa˜...A aLaCour paints a captivating depiction of loss, bewilderment, and emotional paralysis . . .A raw and beautiful.a aBooklist, starred reviewa˜...A aBeautifully crafted . . . .A A quietly moving, potent novel.a aSchool Library Journal, starred reviewa˜...A aAA moving portrait of a girl struggling to reboundA after everything shes known has been thrown into disarray.a aPublishers Weekly, starred revie...
  • The Scarred Woman (A Department Q Novel) [Jussi Adler-Olsen] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $2,139.00

    The Scarred Woman (A Department Q Novel) [Jussi Adler-Olsen] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Jussi Adler-Olsen- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Dutton- ISBN-13: 9780525954958- Páginas: 480- Dimensiones: 22.86cm. x 15.24cm. x 3.02cm.- Peso: 0.80 kg.- Descripción:The New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of The Keeper of Lost Causes delivers his most captivating and suspenseful Department Q novel yet perfect for fans of Stieg Larsson.   Detective Carl Mørck of Department Q, Copenhagen's cold cases division, meets his toughest challenge yet when the dark, troubled past of one of his own team members collides with a sinister unsolved murder. In a Copenhagen park the body of an elderly woman is discovered. The case bears a striking resemblance to another unsolved homicide investigation from over a decade ago, but the connection between the two victims confounds the police. Across town a group of young women are being hunted. The attacks seem random, but could these brutal acts of violence be related? Detective Carl Mørck of Department Q is charged with solving the mystery.   Back at headquarters, Carl and his team are under pressure to deliver results: failure to meet his superiors expectations will mean the end of Department Q. Solving the case, however, is not their only concern. After an earlier breakdown, their colleague Rose is still struggling to deal with the reemergence of her past a past in which a terrible crime may have been committed. It is up to Carl, Assad, and Gordon to uncover the dark and violent truth at the heart of Roses childhood before it is too late...
  • The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself [Sean Carroll] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $2,189.00 $1,909.00
    Expira: 21/04/2019

    The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself [Sean Carroll] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Sean Carroll- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Dutton- ISBN-13: 9780525954828- Páginas: 480- Dimensiones: 23.65cm. x 16.03cm. x 3.66cm.- Peso: 0.79 kg.- Descripción:*INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*"Vivid . . . impressive. . . . Splendidly informative."aTheA New York Times"Suceeds spectacularly."aScience"A tour de force."aSalonAlready internationally acclaimed for his elegant, lucid writing on the most challenging notions in modern physics, Sean Carroll is emerging as one of the greatest humanist thinkers of his generation as he brings his extraordinary intellect to bear not only on Higgs bosons and extra dimensions but now also on our deepest personal questions: Where are we? Who are we? Are our emotions, our beliefs, and our hopes and dreams ultimately meaningless out there in the void?A Do human purpose and meaning fit into a scientific worldview?In short chapters filled with intriguing historical anecdotes, personal asides, and rigorous exposition, readers learn the difference between how the world works at the quantum level, the cosmic level, and the human levelaand then how each connects to the other. Carroll's presentation of the principles that have guided the scientific revolution from Darwin and Einstein to the origins of life, consciousness, and the universe is dazzlingly unique. A Carroll shows how an avalanche of discoveries in the past few hundred years has changed our world and what really matters to us. Our lives are dwarfed like never before by the immensity of space and time, but they are redeemed by our capacity to comprehend it and give it meaning.The Big Picture is an unprecedented scientific worldview, a tour de force that will sit on shelves alongside the works of Stephen Hawking, Carl Sagan, Daniel Dennett, and E. O. Wilson for years to come...
  • The Western Star (A Longmire Mystery) [Craig Johnson] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $2,739.00 $1,809.00
    Expira: 21/04/2019

    The Western Star (A Longmire Mystery) [Craig Johnson] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Craig Johnson- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Viking- ISBN-13: 9780525426950- Páginas: 304- Dimensiones: 23.65cm. x 15.88cm. x 2.69cm.- Peso: 0.79 kg.- Descripción:The thirteenth novel in Craig Johnson's beloved New York Times bestselling Longmire series, the basis for the hit Netflix series LongmireSheriff Walt Longmire is enjoying a celebratory beer after a weapons certification at the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy when a younger sheriff confronts him with a photograph of twenty-five armed men standing in front of a Challenger steam locomotive. It takes him back to when, fresh from the battlefields of Vietnam, then-deputy Walt accompanied his mentor Lucian to the annual Wyoming Sheriff's Association junket held on the excursion train known as the Western Star, which ran the length of Wyoming from Cheyenne to Evanston and back. Armed with his trusty Colt .45 and a paperback of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, the young Walt was ill-prepared for the machinations of twenty-four veteran sheriffs, let alone the cavalcade of curious characters that accompanied them.   The photograph along with an upcoming parole hearing for one of the most dangerous men Walt has encountered in a lifetime of law enforcement hurtles the sheriff into a head-on collision of past and present, placing him and everyone he cares about squarely on the tracks of runaway revenge...
  • My Side of the Mountain [Jean Craighead George] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $1,769.00 $1,169.00
    Expira: 21/04/2019

    My Side of the Mountain [Jean Craighead George] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Jean Craighead George- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Dutton Books for Young Readers- ISBN-13: 9780525463467- Páginas: 192- Dimensiones: 20.62cm. x 14.27cm. x 1.93cm.- Peso: 0.37 kg.- Descripción:"Should appeal to all rugged individualists who dream of escape to the forest."aThe New York Times Book ReviewSam Gribley is terribly unhappy living in New York City with his family, so he runs away to the Catskill Mountains to live in the woodsaall by himself. With only a penknife, a ball of cord, forty dollars, and some flint and steel, he intends to survive on his own. Sam learns about courage, danger, and independence during his year in the wilderness, a year that changes his life forever.A aAn extraordinary book . . . It will be read year after year.aaThe Horn Boo...
  • Westing Game: Anniversary Edition [Ellen Raskin] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $1,379.00 $1,189.00
    Expira: 21/04/2019

    Westing Game: Anniversary Edition [Ellen Raskin] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Ellen Raskin- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Dutton Books for Young Readers- ISBN-13: 9780525471370- Páginas: 192- Dimensiones: 23.52cm. x 15.88cm. x 1.78cm.- Peso: 0.37 kg.- Descripción:For twenty-five years, Ellen Raskin's Newbery Medal-winning The Westing Game has been an enduring favorite and is now being reissued with a brand-new jacket by Kevin Hawkes and an introduction by Ann Durell. This highly inventive mystery involves sixteen people who are invited to the reading of Samuel W. Westing's will. They could become millionaires, depending on how they play the tricky and dangerous Westing game, which involves blizzards, burglaries, and bombings. Ellen Raskin has entangled a remarkable cast of characters in a puzzle-knotted, word-twisting plot filled with humor, intrigue, and suspense...
  • Winnie-the-Pooh [A. A. Milne] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $1,299.00 $949.00
    Expira: 21/04/2019

    Winnie-the-Pooh [A. A. Milne] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: A. A. Milne- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Dutton Books for Young Readers- ISBN-13: 9780525444435- Páginas: 176- Dimensiones: 19.53cm. x 13.67cm. x 1.60cm.- Peso: 0.32 kg.- Descripción:Happy 90th birthday, to one of the world's most beloved icons of children's literature, Winnie-the-Pooh!A Since 1926, Winnie-the-Pooh and his friendsaPiglet, Owl, Tigger, and the ever doleful Eeyoreahave endured as the unforgettable creations of A.A. Milne, who wrote this book for his son, Christopher Robin, and Ernest H. Shepard, who lovingly gave Pooh and his companions shape.A These characters and their stories are timeless treasures of childhood that continue to speak to all of us with the kind of freshness and heart that distinguishes true storytelling."Winnie-the-Pooh is a joy; full of solemn idiocies and the sort of jokes one weeps over helplessly, not even knowing why they are so funny, and with it all the real wit and tenderness which alone could create a priceless little masterpiece." Saturday Review,A 192...
  • Matched [Ally Condie] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $1,459.00 $1,399.00
    Expira: 21/04/2019

    Matched [Ally Condie] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Ally Condie- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Dutton Books for Young Readers- ISBN-13: 9780525423645- Páginas: 384- Dimensiones: 23.50cm. x 16.13cm. x 2.67cm.- Peso: 0.70 kg.- Descripción:Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when Xander's face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia knows with complete certainty that he is her ideal mate . . . until she sees Ky Markham's face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black. The Society tells her it's a glitch, a rare malfunction, and that she should focus on the happy life she's destined to lead with Xander. But Cassia can't stop thinking about Ky, and as they slowly fall in love, Cassia begins to doubt the Society's infallibility and is faced with an impossible choice: between Xander and Ky, between the only life she's known and a path that no one else has dared to follow...
  • The Importance of Being Little: What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups [Erika Christakis] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $1,649.00

    The Importance of Being Little: What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups [Erika Christakis] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Erika Christakis- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Viking- ISBN-13: 9780525429074- Páginas: 400- Dimensiones: 23.50cm. x 15.88cm. x 3.17cm.- Peso: 0.62 kg.- Descripción:aChristakis . . . expertly weaves academic research, personal experience and anecdotal evidence into her book . . . a bracing and convincing case that early education has reached a point of crisis . . . her book is a rare thing: a serious work of research that also happens to be well-written and personal . . . engaging and important.aA --Washington Post"What kids need from grown-ups (but aren't getting) impassioned plea for educators and parents to put down the worksheets and flash cards, ditch the tired craft projects (yes, you, Thanksgiving Handprint Turkey) and exotic vocabulary lessons, and double-down on one, simple word: play."--NPR.orgThe New York Times bestseller that provides aA  bold challenge to the conventional wisdom about early childhood, with a pragmatic program to encourage parents and teachers to rethink how and where young children learn best by taking the childs eye view of the learning environmentA  To a four-year-old watching bulldozers at a construction site or chasing butterflies in flight, the world is awash with promise. Little children come into the world hardwired to learn in virtually any setting and about any matter. Yet in todays preschool and kindergarten classrooms, learning has been reduced to scripted lessons and suspect metrics that too often undervalue a childs intelligence while overtaxing the childs growing brain. These mismatched expectations wreak havoc on the family: parents fear that if they choose the awronga program, their child wont get into the arighta college. But Yale early childhood expert Erika Christakis says our fears are wildly misplaced. Our anxiety about preparing and safeguarding our childrens future seems to have reached a fever pitch at a time when, ironically, science gives us more certainty than ever before that young children are exceptionally strong thinkers. A A A A A A A A A A A  In her pathbreaking book, Christakis explains what its like to be a young child in America today, in a world designed by and for adults, where we have confused schooling with learning. She offers real-life solutions to real-life issues, with nuance and direction that takes us far beyond the usual prescriptions for fewer tests, more play. She looks at childrens use of language, their artistic expressions, the way their imaginations grow, and how they build deep emotional bonds to stretch the boundaries of their small worlds. Rather than clutter their worlds with more and more stuff, sometimes the wisest course for us is to learn how to get out of their way. A A A A A A A A A A A  Christakiss message is energizing and reassuring: young children are inherently powerful, and they (and their parents) will flourish when we learn new ways of restoring the vital early learning environment to one that is best suited to the littlest learners. This bold and pragmatic challenge to the conventional wisdom peels back the mystery of childhood, revealing a place thats rich with possibility...
  • The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload [Daniel J. Levitin] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $1,799.00

    The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload [Daniel J. Levitin] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Daniel J. Levitin- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Dutton- ISBN-13: 9780525954187- Páginas: 528- Dimensiones: 23.55cm. x 15.88cm. x 4.19cm.- Peso: 0.77 kg.- Descripción:New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin shifts his keen insights from your brain on music to your brain in a sea of details.The information age is drowning us with an unprecedented deluge of data. At the same time, were expected to make moreaand fasteradecisions about our lives than ever before. No wonder, then, that the average American reports frequently losing car keys or reading glasses, missing appointments, and feeling worn out by the effort required just to keep up.But somehow some people become quite accomplished at managing information flow. In The Organized Mind, Daniel J. Levitin, PhD, uses the latest brain science to demonstrate how those people excelaand how readers can use their methods to regain a sense of mastery over the way they organize their homes, workplaces, and time.With lively, entertaining chapters on everything from the kitchen junk drawer to health care to executive office workflow, Levitin reveals how new research into the cognitive neuroscience of attention and memory can be applied to the challenges of our daily lives. This Is Your Brain on Music showed how to better play and appreciate music through an understanding of how the brain works. The Organized Mind shows how to navigate the churning flood of information in the twenty-first century with the same neuroscientific perspective...
  • The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature [Daniel J. Levitin] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $1,359.00

    The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature [Daniel J. Levitin] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Daniel J. Levitin- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Dutton Adult- ISBN-13: 9780525950738- Páginas: 368- Dimensiones: 23.62cm. x 16.00cm. x 3.35cm.- Peso: 0.62 kg.- Descripción:Abridged CDs a 5 CDs, 6 hours Daniel Levitin follows up his acclaimed New York Timesabestselling first book, This Is Your Brain on Music, with The World in Six Songs, an audacious look at how the brain evolved to play and listen to music in six fundamental forms and gave rise to human culture...
  • Average Is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation [Tyler Cowen] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $2,419.00

    Average Is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation [Tyler Cowen] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Tyler Cowen- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Dutton- ISBN-13: 9780525953739- Páginas: 304- Dimensiones: 23.62cm. x 16.00cm. x 2.54cm.- Peso: 0.55 kg.- Descripción:Widely acclaimed as one of the worlds most influential economists, Tyler Cowen returns with his groundbreaking follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Great Stagnation.The widening gap between rich and poor means dealing with one big, uncomfortable truth: If youre not at the top, youre at the bottom.The global labor market is changing radically thanks to growth at the high endaand the low. About three quarters of the jobs created in the United States since the great recession pay only a bit more than minimum wage. Still, the United States has more millionaires and billionaires than any country ever, and we continue to mint them.In this eye-opening book, renowned economist and bestselling author Tyler Cowen explains that phenomenon: High earners are taking ever more advantage of machine intelligence in data analysis and achieving ever-better results. Meanwhile, low earners who havent committed to learning, to making the most of new technologies, have poor prospects. Nearly every business sector relies less and less on manual labor, and this fact is forever changing the world of work and wages. A steady, secure life somewhere in the middleaaverageais over.With The Great Stagnation, Cowen explained why median wages stagnated over the last four decades; in Average Is Over he reveals the essential nature of the new economy, identifies the best path forward for workers and entrepreneurs, and provides readers with actionable advice to make the most of the new economic landscape. It is a challenging and sober must-read but ultimately exciting, good news. In debates about our nations economic future, it will be impossible to ignore...
  • The Deep State: The Fall of the Constitution and the Rise of a Shadow Government [Mike Lofgren] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $2,149.00 $1,779.00
    Expira: 21/04/2019

    The Deep State: The Fall of the Constitution and the Rise of a Shadow Government [Mike Lofgren] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Mike Lofgren- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Viking- ISBN-13: 9780525428343- Páginas: 320- Dimensiones: 23.62cm. x 15.88cm. x 2.79cm.- Peso: 0.79 kg.- Descripción:The New York Times bestselling author of The Party Is Over delivers a no-holds-barredA expose of who really wields power in Washington A Every Four years, tempers are tested and marriages fray as Americans head to the polls to cast their votes. But does anyone really care what we think? Has our vaunted political system become one big, expensive, painfully scriped reality TV show? In this cringe-inducing expose of the sins and excesses of Beltwayland, a longtime Republican party insider argues that we have become an oligarchy in form if not in name. Hooked on war, genuflecting to big donors, in thrall to discredited economic theories and utterly bereft of a moral compass, Americas governing classes are selling their souls to entrenched interest while our bridges collapse, wages, stagnate, and our water is increasingly undrinkable. Drawing on sinsights gleaned over three decades on Capitol Hill, much of it on the Budget Committee, Lofgren paints a gripping portrait of the dismal swamp on the Potomac and the revolution it will take to reclaim our government and set us back on course...
  • Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel [Adam Rubin] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $1,539.00 $1,289.00
    Expira: 21/04/2019

    Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel [Adam Rubin] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Adam Rubin- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Dial Books- ISBN-13: 9780525428886- Páginas: 48- Dimensiones: 26.37cm. x 26.37cm. x 0.91cm.- Peso: 0.47 kg.- Descripción:The hilarious sequel to the smokin hot New York Times best seller, perfect for story time News alert! It has just been discovered that there are NO MORE TACOS left anywhere in the world. This is a huge problem because, as you know, dragons love tacos. If only there was a way for the dragons to travel back in time, to before tacos went extinct. Then they could grab lots of tacos and bring them back! Its the perfect plan, as long as theres no spicy salsa. You remember what happened last time . . . The award-winning creators of Robo-Sauce and Secret Pizza Party return with a gut-bustingly hilarious companion to the bestselling phenomenon Dragons Love Tacos...
  • Poor Little Guy [Elanna Allen] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $1,599.00 $1,169.00
    Expira: 21/04/2019

    Poor Little Guy [Elanna Allen] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Elanna Allen- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Dial Books- ISBN-13: 9780525428251- Páginas: 40- Dimensiones: 26.37cm. x 26.04cm. x 0.94cm.- Peso: 0.44 kg.- Descripción:With the cheeky twist of Jon Klassens This Is Not My Hat and the graphic appeal of Mo Willems, Poor Little Guy will leave kids giggling...and begging for rereads! What do you do when you're so tiny that the bigger ocean creatures think you might even taste adorable? An itsy-bitsy, glasses-wearing fish is minding his own business when a playful (and hungry) octopus snatches him right up. Luckily, this poor little guy is not quite as innocent as he seems...and he has a BIG surprise up his sleeve! Told with wit, a wink, and a delightfully dark sense of humor, Poor Little Guy celebrates the very smallest...and all of their giant victories. Hand this cute but mighty book to fans of Bob Shea and Dan Krall...
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