Plants vs. Zombies: Plant Your Path Junior Novel

Author: Tracey West

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062294954

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

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Based on the bestselling game Plants vs. Zombies, this junior novel allows you to decide how to escape the zombies. Plant Your Path lets readers choose where the story will go and how it will end. Will you defeat the zombie hoard, or lose your brains? The choice is yours! Parents rave: "A fantastic way to transition kids from video games to books" and "Like playing the video game only he's not, he's reading." "My seven-year-old loves this book. He takes it to school, in the car, to bed. He's so proud that he's able to read it!" Plant for your life!
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The Art of Plants vs. Zombies

Author: Various

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

ISBN: 1630080047

Category: Art

Page: 120

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Get the story of the mulchifying super hit Plants vs. Zombies™ from the zombies' point of view. Part zombie memoir, part celebration of zombie triumphs, and part antiplant screed, this treasure trove of never-before-seen concept art covers Plants vs. Zombies, Plants vs. Zombies 2, Plants vs. Zombies Adventures, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, and more! * Part art book—part zombie memoir! * Eighty-eight pages of "behind-the-leaves" material! * The original Plants vs. Zombies game has been installed over 100 million times and has 16 million active users!
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Plants Vs. Zombies: Soil Your Plants Joke Book

Author: Sunbird

Publisher: Puffin

ISBN: 9781409392613

Category: Plants vs. Zombies (Game)

Page: 64

View: 397

There is absolutely nothing funny about the zombie invasion and end of civilization as we know it - which is why it's so important to own a good joke book! Based on the smash-hit 'Plants vs. Zombies' video game, this is a guaranteed rib-tickler - whichever side of the fence you sit on. Packed with over 250 great gags about both plants and zombies, it's enough to make even the undead giggle!Enjoy other rather frightening Plants vs. Zombies books in the series including the Plants vs. Zombies Official Guide and the Plants vs. Zombies Official Sticker Book.
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Monster School: First Day Frights

Author: Dave Keane

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062193236

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Norm is perfectly normal. That is, until he finds himself at a new school full of monsters. Without fangs, horns, or a tail, suddenly Norm has become the odd one out. But as the day goes on, Norm's unusual classmates find that Norm isn't too unlike them after all, and Norm thinks he may actually fit right in. Monster School: First Day Frights is the perfect book for any beginning reader who has ever felt a little bit different. Learn to read with Norm, Hilda, and the whole beastly crew at Monster School!
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The Girl With All the Gifts

Author: M. R. Carey

Publisher: Orbit

ISBN: 0316278149

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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The USA Today bestseller Melanie is a very special girl. Dr Caldwell calls her "our little genius." Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks they don't like her. She jokes that she won't bite, but they don't laugh. The Girl With All the Gifts is a groundbreaking thriller, emotionally charged and gripping from beginning to end.
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Justice League Reading Collection

Author: Various

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780062291875

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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Justice League Reading Collection contains five action-packed stories: Batman versus Man-Bat, Superman versus the Silver Banshee, I Am Aquaman, Meet the Justice League, and Going Ape. With a plastic carry-along handle, and Velcro closure, this boxed set of Level 2 I Can Reads is sure to thrill young Super Hero fans of Batman, Superman, and the Justice League. I Can Read books are designed to encourage a love of reading. All of the titles in this boxed set are Level 2, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.
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Monster School: The Spooky Sleepover

Author: Dave Keane

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062247573

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Norm is just plain normal until he finds himself in a new school where all his classmates are monsters! When his school hosts a sleepover, Norm is nervous that he'll be too scared to fall asleep. But it's not the monsters that he's scared of—it's sleeping away from home! Join Norm in this wacky, easy-to-read I Can Read story about learning to fit in. Reluctant readers, boy readers, girl readers, monster readers—any beginning readers—will enjoy the wonderfully silly story and the fun illustrations. This is a level two I Can Read! book geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.
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How to Drive Your Sister Crazy

Author: Diane Z. Shore

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060527625

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

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Do you have a big sister? Do you know how to drive her crazy? It's easy, really easy. Take it from me, Bradley Harris Pinkerton. Does your sister hog the bathroom? Does she spend hours on the phone with her friends? Then this book is for you! All you need is a rubber snake, some bubble gum, and a little bit of sneakiness. Oh, and a really good hiding place. Note: Do not let your sister read this book!
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The Willpower Instinct

How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It

Author: Kelly McGonigal

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101553731

Category: Psychology

Page: 272

View: 5172

Based on Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal's wildly popular course "The Science of Willpower," The Willpower Instinct is the first book to explain the new science of self-control and how it can be harnessed to improve our health, happiness, and productivity. Informed by the latest research and combining cutting-edge insights from psychology, economics, neuroscience, and medicine, The Willpower Instinct explains exactly what willpower is, how it works, and why it matters. For example, readers will learn: Willpower is a mind-body response, not a virtue. It is a biological function that can be improved through mindfulness, exercise, nutrition, and sleep. Willpower is not an unlimited resource. Too much self-control can actually be bad for your health. Temptation and stress hijack the brain's systems of self-control, but the brain can be trained for greater willpower Guilt and shame over your setbacks lead to giving in again, but self-forgiveness and self-compassion boost self-control. Giving up control is sometimes the only way to gain self-control. Willpower failures are contagious—you can catch the desire to overspend or overeat from your friends­­—but you can also catch self-control from the right role models. In the groundbreaking tradition of Getting Things Done, The Willpower Instinct combines life-changing prescriptive advice and complementary exercises to help readers with goals ranging from losing weight to more patient parenting, less procrastination, better health, and greater productivity at work.
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The Gamer's Brain

How Neuroscience and UX Can Impact Video Game Design

Author: Celia Hodent

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351650769

Category: Computers

Page: 250

View: 1977

Making a successful video game is hard. Even games that are successful at launch may fail to engage and retain players in the long term due to issues with the user experience (UX) that they are delivering. The game user experience accounts for the whole experience players have with a video game, from first hearing about it to navigating menus and progressing in the game. UX as a discipline offers guidelines to assist developers in creating the experience they want to deliver, shipping higher quality games (whether it is an indie game, AAA game, or "serious game"), and meeting their business goals while staying true to their design and artistic intent. In a nutshell, UX is about understanding the gamer’s brain: understanding human capabilities and limitations to anticipate how a game will be perceived, the emotions it will elicit, how players will interact with it, and how engaging the experience will be. This book is designed to equip readers of all levels, from student to professional, with neuroscience knowledge and user experience guidelines and methodologies. These insights will help readers identify the ingredients for successful and engaging video games, empowering them to develop their own unique game recipe more efficiently, while providing a better experience for their audience.
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A Piece of Cake (Shopkins: Shoppies)

Author: Meredith Rusu

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 1338135651

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Business is booming at the Cupcake Queen Café thanks to Jessicake's tasty treats. Her baking skills are so popular that Shady Diva orders one thousand cupcakes for her next fashion show. When Milk Bud runs off with Shady Diva's order list, Jessicake is sure her reputation as the best baker in Shopville will be ruined! Can her friends save her from a total dessert disaster? This Level 2 reader features original illustrations.
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The Hidden Brain

How Our Unconscious Minds Elect Presidents, Control Markets, Wage Wars, and Save Our Lives

Author: Shankar Vedantam

Publisher: Spiegel & Grau

ISBN: 9781588369390

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

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The hidden brain is the voice in our ear when we make the most important decisions in our lives—but we’re never aware of it. The hidden brain decides whom we fall in love with and whom we hate. It tells us to vote for the white candidate and convict the dark-skinned defendant, to hire the thin woman but pay her less than the man doing the same job. It can direct us to safety when disaster strikes and move us to extraordinary acts of altruism. But it can also be manipulated to turn an ordinary person into a suicide terrorist or a group of bystanders into a mob. In a series of compulsively readable narratives, Shankar Vedantam journeys through the latest discoveries in neuroscience, psychology, and behavioral science to uncover the darkest corner of our minds and its decisive impact on the choices we make as individuals and as a society. Filled with fascinating characters, dramatic storytelling, and cutting-edge science, this is an engrossing exploration of the secrets our brains keep from us—and how they are revealed.
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Zombie Baseball Beatdown

Author: Paolo Bacigalupi

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316220779

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

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In this inventive, fast-paced novel, New York Times bestselling and Printz Award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi takes on hard-hitting themes--from food safety to racism and immigration--and creates a zany, grand-slam adventure that will get kids thinking about where their food comes from. The zombie apocalypse begins on the day Rabi, Miguel, and Joe are practicing baseball near their town's local meatpacking plant and nearly get knocked out by a really big stink. Little do they know the plant's toxic cattle feed is turning cows into flesh-craving monsters! The boys decide to launch a stealth investigation into the plant's dangerous practices, unknowingly discovering a greedy corporation's plot to look the other way as tainted meat is sold to thousands all over the country. With no grownups left they can trust, Rabi and his friends will have to grab their bats to protect themselves (and a few of their enemies) if they want to stay alive...and maybe even save the world.
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Food Over Medicine

The Conversation That Could Save Your Life

Author: Pamela Popper,Glen Merzer

Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.

ISBN: 1937856577

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

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Includes recipes from Chef Del Sroufe, author of the bestselling Forks Over Knives—The Cookbook and Better Than Vegan Nearly half of Americans take at least one prescription medicine, with almost a quarter taking three or more, as diseases such as diabetes, obesity, and dementia grow more prevalent than ever. The problem with medicating common ailments, such as high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol, is that drugs treat symptoms—and may even improve test results—without addressing the cause: diet. Overmedicated, overfed, and malnourished, most Americans fail to realize the answer to lower disease rates doesn’t lie in more pills but in the foods we eat.With so much misleading nutritional information regarded as common knowledge, from “everything in moderation” to “avoid carbs,” the average American is ill-equipped to recognize the deadly force of abundant, cheap, unhealthy food options that not only offer no nutritional benefits but actually bring on disease. In Food Over Medicine, Pamela A. Popper, PhD, ND, and Glen Merzer invite the reader into a conversation about the dire state of American health—the result of poor nutrition choices stemming from food politics and medical misinformation. But, more important, they share the key to getting and staying healthy for life. Backed by numerous scientific studies, Food Over Medicine details how dietary choices either build health or destroy it. Food Over Medicine reveals the power and practice of optimal nutrition in an accessible way.
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Zombie in Love (enhanced eBook edition)

Author: Kelly DiPucchio

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1442451378

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Everyone’s favorite zombie romance picture book is now available as an enhanced eBook with animation and audio narration! Mortimer is looking for love. And he’s looking everywhere! He’s worked out at the gym (if only his arm wouldn't keep falling off). He’s tried ballroom dancing lessons (but the ladies found him to be a bit stiff). He’s even been on stalemate.com. How’s a guy supposed to find a ghoul? When it seems all hope has died, could the girl of Mortimer's dreams be just one horrifying shriek away?
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Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon #2

Author: Paul Tobin

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics (Single Issues)

ISBN: N.A

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 15

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Nate and Patrice seek refuge from the zombie hordes in the house of mush-mouthed inventor Crazy Dave, who introduces them to his greenhouse of heroic plantstheir only hope against the undead invasion! When things look this bleak, is there still time for lemonade? Brains. Brains. Brains? Brains!�a Zombie The first _Plants vs. Zombies_ comic-book series! The hit video game comes to comics! Tobin and Chan take us on an original _Plants vs. Zombies_ adventure! A humor-filled adventure that all ages can enjoy!
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Zombies Coloring Book

Author: Speedy Publishing LLC

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781634286060

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 50

View: 5402

Children love monsters. Whether they're on the big screen, or just sitting as a plush or an action figure, there's no young one out there who doesn't have at least one soft spot for the ghouls of the world. Zombies have wormed their way into pop culture for generations, and the idea of bringing one to life (so to speak) through a coloring page is something lots of children would find fun; even if it isn't Halloween.
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Rio 2: Vacation in the Wild

Author: Catherine Hapka

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062285017

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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From the creators of Ice Age and Epic, Rio 2 flies into theaters in April 2014. Join Blu, Jewel, and all your favorite Rio characters for a wild adventure in this retelling of the movie perfect for young fans! Blu and Jewel are taking the kids on a trip to the Amazon jungle. Jewel wants the kids to know what it was like for her growing up in the wild, but Blu is missing the comforts of home. Will this vacation be one to remember? Based on the movie, Rio 2: Vacation in the Wild is a Level 2 I Can Read book, perfect for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.
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Expresate

Level 2

Author: Holt Rinehart & Winston,Holt, Rinehart and Winston Staff

Publisher: Holt Rinehart & Winston

ISBN: 9780030744976

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 8858

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