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              Economics for Beginners

              Economics for Beginners (Hardback)

              By Prentice, Andrew; Bryan, Lara; Illustrated by Mariani, Federico

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              Economics is all about how and why we make choices. This exciting book breaks down a fascinating subject that governs so much of our lives. Why are markets so important? How do we actually make decisions? Will robots take our jobs? Accessible and informative, this comprehensive i...ntroduction will help readers understand how the world really works.
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              ISBN 9781474950688
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2020
              Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series For Beginners
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              Philosophy for Beginners
               

              Philosophy for Beginners (Hardback)

              By Lacey, Minna; Akpojaro, Jordan; Firth, Rachel; Illustrated by Radford, Nick

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                5 Aug 20

              Philosophy is a way of thinking about just about anything. It asks big questions from nature of reality to what beauty is. Using lively examples and thought experiments, this book provides an accessible introduction to a wide range of philosophical questions and invites the reade...r think about things in ways they may not have done before.
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              ISBN 9781474950886
              Released NZ 5 Aug 2020
              Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series For Beginners
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              Barack Obama for Beginners: An Essential Guide
                

              Barack Obama for Beginners: An Essential Guide (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Updated ed.)

              By Neer, Bob; Illustrated by Lee, Joe

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              New edition - Barack Obama For Beginners: An Essential Guide is the fastest and most reliable way to get up to speed on the Democratic candidate for President of the United States. It condenses the personal and political history of the first African-American nominee for his natio...n's highest office to provide a complete introduction to the Senator from Illinois. The text covers the candidate's family history and life experiences and beliefs, and discusses his strengths and weaknesses as a campaigner, legislator, and manager of people and resources. Entertaining illustrations enliven the reading experience and highlight important details, Barack Obama For Beginners keeps the focus on the candidate and his record -- accomplishments and missteps, praise and criticism -- to allow readers to draw their own conclusions. Visit www.BarackObamaForBeginners.com for complete source notes to the book, a timeline of events in the life of Barack Obama, updates and links to additional information. Short enough to read in an afternoon or on commutes, For Beginners(R) Essential Guides provide reliable information from a neutral point of view about public figures and current events so that readers can arrive at informed opinions on topics that affect their daily lives.
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              ISBN 9781934389447
              Released NZ 9 Jun 2009
              Publisher Misc - Random House New Zealan
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Astronomy for Beginners

              Astronomy for Beginners (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Becan, Jeff; Illustrated by Becan, Sarah

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              Jeff Becan presents this comprehensive guide to the patterns of the heavens, the equinoxes, the major meteor showers and the solar and lunar eclipses.

              ISBN 9781934389256
              Released NZ 16 Nov 2012
              Publisher Misc - Random House New Zealan
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Relativity and Quantum Physics for Beginners

              Relativity and Quantum Physics for Beginners (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Manly, Steven L.; Illustrated by Fournier, Steven

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              The author describes the revolutionary theories of relativity and quantum physics and shows how these ideas have led to amazing advances in the understanding of the universe.

              ISBN 9781934389423
              Released NZ 16 Nov 2012
              Publisher Misc - Random House New Zealan
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Poetry for Beginners

              Poetry for Beginners (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Chapman, Margaret; Welton, Kathleen; Illustrated by Negron, Reuben

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              From ancient Greece to the present, this title traces the wonders of the written word, expanding readers' appreciation and understanding of poetry through all ages, especially how it is both relevant and important for literature and culture today.

              ISBN 9781934389461
              Released NZ 16 Nov 2012
              Publisher Misc - Random House New Zealan
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Islam for Beginners

              Islam for Beginners (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Matar, Nabil; Illustrated by Haddad, Haitham N.

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              This work details the historical beginnings of Islam and its spread through the Middle East and Africa on to the Americas. It also describes the major achievements of the Muslim community worldwide and examines the influences Islam has had on other cultures.

              ISBN 9781934389010
              Released NZ 16 Nov 2012
              Publisher Misc - Random House New Zealan
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Eastern Philosphy for Beginners
               

              Eastern Philosphy for Beginners (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Powell, Jim; Illustrated by Lee, Joe

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              Originally published: Writers and Readers, Inc., c2000.

              ISBN 9781934389072
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2007
              Publisher Misc - Random House New Zealan
              Interest Age General Audience
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              FDR and the New Deal for Beginners
               

              FDR and the New Deal for Beginners (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Buhle, Paul; Illustrated by Jones, Sabrina; Afterword by Pekar, Harvey

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              A profusely illustrated, popularly-written volume with original comic art, FDR and The New Deal For Beginners will shed new light upon a story now regaining visibility thanks to the recent economic crisis and prominent reformer, President Obama, in the White House. The history of... the precedent-making FDR administration through the bitter economic depression, with expansive programs empowering artists and working people, comes alive as the grandest social experiment in the history of American democracy. For the first time, the lives of the president, the first lady and the ordinary people of the time will be seen through an inventive comic narrative accompanying historic illustrations and a sympathetic but not uncritical text.
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              ISBN 9781934389508
              Released NZ 16 Nov 2012
              Publisher Misc - Random House New Zealan
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series For Beginners
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              Climate Change For Beginners
               

              Climate Change For Beginners (EPUB ebook)

              By Goodwin, Dean; Illustrated by Lee, Joe

              Year after year science continually proves that global climate change is real. But what does it all really mean and what can or should we do about it?Climate Change For Beginnersis a clear, fluid narrative by a leading scientist and educator who takes a scrupulously balanced appr...oach in explaining the history of global climate monitoring and change, and the whos, hows, whats, whens, wheres and whys of the interaction between human activity and recent trends in the Earth's climate.Working from the premise that no one can do everything, but everyone can do something, Dean Goodwin challenges readers with experiments they can conduct to gain a better understanding of the science underlying the problems facing our planet and concludes with a list of 50 easy actions readers can choose from to start doing their part in the effort to slow or stop global warming.Replaces previous edition, ISBN 9781934389430.
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              ISBN 9781939994691
              Available in EPUB
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              Language en
              Released NZ 29 Mar 2016
              Publisher For Beginners
              Interest Age General Audience
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