• Dog obedience & training
      April 2019

      Canine colleague:

      Reconciling dog and professional life

      by Christiane Wittig, Michaela Hares

      Do you want to take your dog with you to work? This guide provides many decision-making aids and arguments to persuade your employer and colleagues and tips for your own work organization and structuring your daily work routine. It also offers many tips how to train your dog how to behave in office: stay in place, ignore incoming visitors, keep calm when someone is knocking at the door and how to provide some activity in between. Key selling points: Increasing acceptance of dogs in offices Considers both employers and employees Training tips for dogs in daily work life

    • Dog obedience & training
      May 2019

      Thinking around the corner

      Distance control exercises for a better communication with your dog

      by Katrien Lismont:

      The distance control exercises described in this book, based on a triangle shape, are essentially borrowed from the training of working retrievers, but they are of general use to enhance every dog’s impulse control and help him to get along in our modern world. The author turns this concept into a team-play to encourage focus, happy excitement, cooperation, self-control and a clear communication between dog and owner. Key selling points: Unique newly developed concept Successful training for a more patient and focused dog New ideas for qualitative activities

    • Dog obedience & training
      May 2019

      Shake paws on it!

      Smart Dog Training easily explained

      by Christine Kompatscher

      This book includes all aspects of everyday dog training: house-training, walking on leash, recall, dealing with unwanted hunting behavior, car driving, self-control, politeness training and much more. An entertaining and smart dog training book, written with much heart and humour. Every chapter is opened with a short personal, funny story of the author and her dogs Smilla and Balou. Key selling points: Facts on positive reinforcement training easily explained Encouraging tips for every dog owner Training experience that really helps you in everyday life

    • Children's & YA
      June 2019

      Not Your Backup

      by C.B. Lee

      Emma Robledo has a few more responsibilities that the usual high school senior, but then again, she and her friends have left school to lead a fractured Resistance movement against a corrupt Heroes’ League of Heroes. Emma is the only member of a supercharged team without powers, and she isn’t always taken seriously. A natural leader, Emma is determined to win this battle, and when that’s done, get back to school. As the Resistance moves to challenge the League, Emma realizes where her place is in this fight: at the front.

    • Children's & YA
      October 2019

      Monster of the Week

      by F.T. Lukens

      Spring semester of Bridger Whitt’s senior year of high school is looking great. He has the perfect boyfriend, a stellar best friend, and an acceptance letter to college. Oh, he also has this incredible job: assistant to Pavel Chudinov, an intermediary tasked with helping cryptids navigate the modern world. His days are filled with kisses, laughs, pixies, and the occasional unicorn. Life is awesome. But as graduation draws near, Bridger’s perfect life begins to unravel. Uncertainties about his future surface, his estranged dad shows up out of nowhere, and, perhaps worst of all, a monster-hunting television show arrives in town to investigate the series of strange events from last fall. The show’s intrepid host will not be deterred, and Bridger finds himself trapped in a game of cat and mouse that could very well put the myth world at risk. Again.

    • Children's & YA
      September 2019

      How To Be Remy Cameron

      by Julian Winters

      Everyone on campus knows Remy Cameron. He’s the out-and-proud, superlikable guy who friends, faculty, and fellow students alike admire for his cheerful confidence. The only person who isn’t entirely sure about Remy Cameron is Remy himself. Under pressure to write an A+ essay defining who he is and who he wants to be, Remy embarks on an emotional journey toward reconciling the outward labels people attach to him with the real Remy Cameron within.

    • July 2018

      The Outline of China’s Economics

      by Lin XIAO,Heng QUAN

      This book makes base on the development experience of China's 40 years reform and opening-up, with the requirements of "New Experience and New Theory" embodied, and the book tries to set up the theoretical logic and practical framework of China's economic development, that is, the Outline of China’s Economics. This book argues that the Outline of China's Economics highlights economic reform and development with the four-dimensional unity, which is "institution-structure-government-growth", and its historical track. "Institution" reflects the fundamental direction of the market-oriented system innovation in the primary stage of socialism, revealing the fundamental system reform with transition of resource allocation mode and the improvement of economic growth efficiency in China's economic development. "Structure" reflects the direction of the industrialization, urbanization and information development, revealing the issue of the goal of modernization development for China's economic development. "Growth" reflects the integrated driving forces of China's market-oriented allocation of resources, industrialization strategy (especially for manufacturing sector), urbanization strategy and informatization strategy which ensures the inherent inevitability of China's economic catch-up growth, and it also means that the internal impetus and law of China's high-speed catch-up as a great economy. The model of China's economic growth is such a theoretical logic and practice process of "institutional innovation-structural change-government promotion-economic growth". Corresponding to this development practice and the theory logic, the outline of China’s Economics should revolve around analytical frame of "institution-structure-government-growth". Such an analytical framework is helpful to enrich, innovate and develop the political and economic system of socialism with Chinese characteristics.

    • The Arts
      January 2018

      Flowers and Children

      by LIN Xi

      Lin Xi’s paintings distinguish themselves with innocence and delicacy expressed, which often pay attention to blossoms, children and small items. Lin’s paintings reveal her distinctive thoughts and reflections on nature, art and life. In this book, Lin focuses on themes related to "flowers" and "children", and leads readers to a wonderful journey for discovering the subtle, beautiful, and moving moments in everyday life. Through these lovely paintings, we may find possessions that really matters in our life. 林曦的画作朴拙天真、细腻灵动,尤其喜画花朵、孩童、案头玩意等美好小景。画集是林曦对自然、艺术、生活等的一份内心独白,以“花”和“童”为主题来反观日常生活中细微的美好、感动的瞬间、烂漫的时刻。在花间寻天真,重拾宁静美好的天然本性;于童心得热忱,找回生命中珍贵的持有。

    • The Arts
      October 2018

      Glimpses of Gardens in Eastern China

      by TUNG Jun, TUNG Ming (translator)

      The architect Chuin Tung introduced the classic beauty of Chinese gardens to the world through this book The interest of garden appreciation: profound interpretation of the spirit and connotation of Chinese gardens The method of gardening: comprehensive analysis of the details and techniques of garden construction (including architectural and planning, ornament and furniture, rockery, planting) The history of gardens: detailing the difference between garden history and Eastern and Western gardens 建筑学界一代宗师童寯向世界介绍中国园林之美的经典著作 赏园之趣:深刻解读中国园林的精神与内涵 造园之法:全面分析园林营造的细节与技法(建筑与布局,装修与家具,叠石,植物配置) 园林之史:细述园林历史及东西方园林的区别

    • Health & Personal Development

      Das Vaterunser

      Meditationen und Körperübungen zum kosmischen Jesusgebet

      by Douglas-Klotz, Neil / Übersetzt von Onnen, Gita; Übersetzt von Ploes, Eva

    • Health & Personal Development
      November 2010

      Im Alltag Ruhe finden

      Meditationen für ein gelassenes Leben

      by Kabat-Zinn, Jon / Übersetzt von Kierdorf, Theo

    • Health & Personal Development
      April 2011

      Gesund durch Meditation

      Das große Buch der Selbstheilung

      by Kabat-Zinn, Jon / Übersetzt von Kroh, Marion B.

    • Teaching, Language & Reference

      Deutsche Sprachgeschichte

      Eine Einführung in die diachrone Sprachwissenschaft des Deutschen

      by Peter Ernst

    • Teaching, Language & Reference

      Germanistische Sprachwissenschaft

      Eine Einführung in die synchrone Sprachwissenschaft des Deutschen

      by Ernst Peter

    • Children's & YA
      September 2019

      The Proto Project

      by Bryan R. Johnson

      When Jason meets his mom’s billion-dollar invention, an artificial intelligence device named Proto, he accidentally gets caught up in a mysterious adventure. Proto goes missing, and then people go missing. Now Jason and his coolest-neighbor-ever Maya must risk their lives to prevent global mayhem. But who is behind this devious plot? Is it another AI? The FBI? Or any other abbreviation with an I? And what exactly is there to learn about artificial and human intelligence while fighting for your life against a legion of furry puppies or a battalion of drones? Apparently, a lot. That is, if you live to tell about it.

    • Children's & YA
      September 2019

      Codigo 7

      Descifrando el código para una vida épica

      by Bryan R. Johnson

      A Bilingual Spanish-English Chapter Book for Young Language Learners La vida en la primaria Flint Hill puede parecer normal, pero siete amigos se encuentran en el camino para descifrar el código de una vida épica. Ya sea que estén persiguiendo sus sueños en el escenario, buscando un pez monstruo evasivo, o ejecutando un negocio improvisado desde una casa del árbol, ¿pueden estos héroes encontrar una manera de trabajar juntos para cambiar su comunidad? Life at Flint Hill Elementary School may seem normal, but seven friends soon find themselves on a path to crack the code for an epic life. Whether they’re chasing their dreams on stage, searching for an elusive monster fish, or running a makeshift business out of a tree house, can these heroes find a way to work together to change their community?

    • Sagas


      by Veijo O. Baltzar

      The book begins with the author’s introduction and his vision about the origin of the Gypsies. Born from a mare, a dark and temperamental young man encounters prejudices and persecution everywhere due to his different looks and character. People start calling him a Gypsy with the intention of insulting him. But over time the young man starts to love the name ‘Gypsy’ – it begins to sound beautiful to him and so he makes it the core of his identity. The first Gypsy bears children and thus the Gypsy people and nation are born. To his descendants he becomes Phuro, the authority and leader of all Gypsies. In the novel itself, Phuro appears as the mythical ancestor who laid down the laws, traditions and spiritual basis of the Gypsies and their customs, which are either respected and followed or transgressed. The novel tells the story of two families living in a big city that has recently been ravaged by war. From the Gypsy perspective, the city is ruled by the aged Roma patriot Mofal and his younger brother Marfalo. As the eldest son, Mofal is in the position of the leader of the family and the clans, despite the city being divided equally between the two brothers. The children of Marfalo and Mofal grow up together. Mofal and Marfalo’s eldest sons, Carajan and Zoran, call themselves blood brothers. The Gypsy quarter, the area surrounding the market square of the city, has traditionally been a common territory, but this soon begins to change. In order to secure Carajan’s future, Mofal intends to gift him this part of the town, which is the best area for livelihoods and trade. This leads to dissatisfaction among Marfalo’s family. For Zoran, Carajan now appears as an insurmountable competitor. The relations between the cousins become tense, which further erodes relations between the brothers Mofal and Marfalo. The situation is not made any easier by the fact that Carajan and his cousin Gimara are falling in love with each other. In addition to the inappropriateness of being close relatives, they represent the most powerful families in the Roma tribe, making their relationship unacceptable in the eyes of the Roma. Zoran tells Carajan to leave his sister alone and with his mother they try to get Gimara to marry Bagro, the son of rich Fargo - the king of cards who runs a casino in the port of the city. Fargo represents “new status”, with wealth but no real authority within the community. A battle of power, conspiration and plotting takes place among the Gypsies of the city, escalating into a fateful and irreversible series of events. Employing its large gallery of characters, the novel introduces the whole spectrum of Roma culture with its multiple levels and hierarchies. Phuro concentrates on depicting the process of change that takes place when the new and old cultures meet; when the relationship with one’s own tradition disintegrates, and greed and envy take over.

    • Historical romance

      In Love and War

      by Veijo O. Baltzar

      Life is busy in a big European city in the late 1930s, where Dromal, the head of his tribe, runs a wide range of business activities that aren’t always above board. It is not only his tribe who benefits from his operations, but also many leading citizens of the city. Dromal’s tribe lives in an old, abandoned warehouse area on the outskirts of the city. His son Girin has begun to live in a wrecked car behind the bus station after having taken the outspoken widow, Fudurni, as his wife, despite the lack of acceptance by his community. The main characters of the novel are the people of Dromal’s tribe, his daughter Ginarel and Kastalo, an orphan pickpocket raised on the streets. The poor and rootless Kastalo is not good enough to be a fiancé for the Gypsy princess Ginarel. Nonetheless, Kastalo has fallen for the girl. Preparations are underway for the wedding of Ginarel and Bustan. Bustan is the son of the highly regarded blacksmith Joralo. Along with Bustan, Girin is given the responsibility to watch over his sister and to protect her from trouble and shame. When Kastalo’s infatuation is noticed, the boys come up with a way to benefit from the pickpocket. When the Gypsies become the targets of the suffering caused by the emerging Nazi regime and its sadism, the prevailing relations of power within the tribe are put to a test. Emotions smoulder under the surface, people take measures as the Gypsies flee the ominous signs. The tribe’s long and troubled journey makes a man out of Kastalo; the former selfish thief grows into a young, responsible, respectful and unfailing member of the tribe. The love Ginarel cherishes for Kastalo is evident, but can it ever be fulfilled?

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