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  • Audiobook

    What Was Pompeii?

    Narrated by Gary Tiedemann ...
    series What Was?

    Unabridged

    1 hour 1 min

    The morning of August 24, AD 79, seemed like any other in the Roman city of Pompeii. So no one was prepared when the nearby volcano Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, spouting ash that buried the city and its inhabitants. The disaster left thousands dead, and Pompeii was no more than a memory for almost 1,700 years. In 1748, explorers rediscovered the port city with intact buildings and beautiful ... Read more

    $6.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • The Bloke's Guide To Brilliant Cooking

    And How To Impress Women

    by Jim O'Connor ...
    The Bloke's Guide To Brilliant Cooking And How To Impress Women is a humorous do it yourself guide to two of the most important things in any man'slife, the love of great food and impressing women. This book will show anyone how to impress like a chef by thinking the way a Bloke naturally thinks; like a Bloke. It will take you on a larrikins own adventure into the mysteries of brilliant cooking ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • What Is LEGO?

    Illustrated by Ted Hammond ...
    series What Was?
    Find out how these fun, stackable blocks became the most popular toys in the world.The LEGO toy company was founded in 1934 by a Danish carpenter who loved making wooden pull toys. From its humble beginnings, the company has lived up to its name--which comes from the Danish phrase meaning to always "play well"--encouraging children to use their imagination and build whatever they can dream up.In ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Men's Guide to Planette Earth, or Somethings You Might Know About Women Sometimes

    Men’s Guide to Planette Earth Or Some Things You Might Know About Women SometimesBy: Jim O’ConnorThere are many fascinating mysteries in this world, but to men, perhaps, the most mysterious of all is women. In this book, author Jim O’Connor attempts to uncover the mysterious nature of women. He ponders questions such as, “Are women ever satisfied for long,” and, “Do women understand other women?” ... Read more

    $6.00 USD

  • What Was the Vietnam War?

    Illustrated by Tim Foley ...
    series What Was?
    Learn how the United States ended up fighting for twenty years in a remote country on the other side of the world.The Vietnam War was as much a part of the tumultuous Sixties as Flower Power and the Civil Rights Movement. Five US presidents were convinced that American troops could end a war in the small, divided country of Vietnam and stop Communism from spreading in Southeast Asia. But they were ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Authority Guide to Creating Brand Stories that Sell

    Smart and simple strategies to make your business irresistible

    by Jim O'Connor ...
    Book 16 - The Authority Guides
    The business with the best brand story wins. Find out how to write yours.Connect with your customers and make your business impossible to resist using this sharp, practical Authority Guide that will save you time, money and frustration. Combine psychology, creativity, logic and emotion expertly into a brand story that will make your business stand out from the crowd. And using Jim O’Connor’s hard ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • What Is Rock and Roll?

    Illustrated by Gregory Copeland ...
    series What Was?
    Put on your dancing shoes and move to the music.Rock and roll sprang from a combination of African-American genres, Western swing, and country music that exploded in post World War II America. Jim O'Connor explains what constitutes rock music, follows its history and sub-genres through famous musicians and groups, and shows how rock became so much more than just a style of music influencing ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Where Is the Colosseum?

    Illustrated by John O'Brien ...
    series Where Is?
    A marvel of engineering that proclaimed the might of the Emperor of Ancient Rome.The Emperor Titus opened the enormous Colosseum in AD 80 to host 100 days of games, and it will astound readers to learn what the ancient Romans found entertaining. Over 50,000 screaming fans watched gladiators battling each other to the death, men fighting exotic wild beasts, and even mock sea battles with warships ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Patient Engagement

    Catalyzing Improvement and Innovation in Healthcare

    CFHI's first book on patient engagement. Case studies from healthcare delivery organizations in three countries, catalyzing improvement and innovation in healthcare illustrates patient engagement strategies and their impacts. ... Read more

    $16.39 USD

  • Audiobook

    Who Is Bob Dylan?

    by Jim O'Connor ...
    Narrated by MacLeod Andrews ...
    series Who Was?

    Unabridged

    58 min

    A singer-songerwriter, musician, and artist, Bob Dylan is an American icon. In the past five decades, Dylan's work has influenced everyone from John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen, and David Bowie to rapper Eminem. Young music lovers will be fascinated by this great artist's life! ... Read more

    $6.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • What Were the Twin Towers?

    Illustrated by Ted Hammond ...
    series What Was?
    Discover the true story of the Twin Towers—how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed.When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers—also known as the ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Invitational Education and Practice in Higher Education

    An International Perspective

    This edited collection examines the means to create, maintain, and enhance welcoming colleges and universities in the United States and abroad with personal accounts, case studies, models, programs, and other frameworks written by practitioners in higher education. The contributors explain how they have created inviting classrooms; established friendly educational experiences both within and ... Read more

    $115.19 USD