Two years after being released from Camp Green Lake, Armpit is home in Austin, Texas, trying to turn his life around. But it's hard when you have a record, and everyone expects the worst from you. The only person who believes in him is Ginny, his 10-year-old disabled neighbor. Together, they are learning to take small steps. And he seems to be on the right path, until X-Ray, a buddy from Camp Green Lake, comes up with a get-rich-quick scheme.
"Wonderful, as always"
Acclaimed author Peg Kehret has written the true story of the year when she was twelve and stricken with polio. At first paralyzed and terrified, she fought her way to recovery, aided by doctors and therapists, a loving family, supportive roommates fighting their own battles with the disease, and plenty of grit and luck. With the humor and suspense that are her trademarks, Peg Kehret vividly recreates a year of heartbreak and triumph.
"Wonderful story for modern kids (and adults)"
Discover the potent force of kaizen... and use it to easily, effortlessly achieve any goal or make any change you want to!We've been programmed to believe that change is a "battle" - something hard fought and hard won, something that demands struggle and sacrifice. But as anyone who uses the technique known as kaizen can tell you, nothing could be further from the truth. With kaizen, it's effortless, simple, and inevitable to change your life.
"Small steps make big difference over time"
In the year 2010 a French astronaut, one of an international space team from the Federated States of Europe, becomes the first man to be murdered on the moon. Retired detective-superintendent Andrew Dalziel and Peter Pascoe are required to investigate. The author also wrote Bones and Silence.
One of the biggest mistakes you can make as a small business owner is to not have a marketing plan. In 5 Step Marketing Plan: A Winning Marketing Strategy for Small Businesses, you will find a clear, step-by-step marketing plan template you can easily follow that will help you achieve more growth and success in your business.
UCLA psychologist and organizational consultant Dr. Robert Maurer provides a simple and proven effective technique for making major changes with minimal disruption. Applying the operational concept of kaizen - small, continual improvements - to common management challenges, managers can drive major improvements with a series of well-planned techniques for boosting quality, innovation, sales, and morale.
"A must for anyone that wants to achieve."
No radical changes, no throwing away half the food in your cupboards, no sugar withdrawal! Instead of punishing yourself with a restrictive diet plan, you can eat healthier by starting with the foods you already love and making small, simple adjustments toward a healthier diet. The simple technique that makes the food you're already eating more nutritious, and can reduce how many calories you eat by up to 10%.
Marriage expert Dr. Ray Guarendi has counseled enough couples to know that building a better relationship with your spouse doesn't mean learning exotic new communication techniques or rearranging your lifestyle. In fact, a few of his ten "small steps" are lessons you learned in grade school, such as: say "I'm sorry"; listen a minute; make a list; use your manners. Plus, with his "resistance rationales," Doctor Ray helps you overcome any reluctance you might feel to taking these small steps.
Take control of your life ten minutes at a time - that's the philosophy of Small Steps to Big Change, the blog about the power of kaizen to make life better.
Are you tired of making someone else's dreams come true? The small business success guide that will take you from having no idea to taking massive action and starting your own business! You might be a bit skeptical, and that is okay! This book isn't for everyone. It's only for those of you who are ready to really stretch your minds and think creatively.
The Flight Of Apollo Eleven is a dramatic audio production featuring the highlights from the first lunar landing on July 20, 1969, that marks the 40th Anniversary of that historic event. One Small Step presents the actual NASA voice communications bewteen Houston Control and the Command Module set to an original music score.
Do you want more? More hope, more joy, more fun and more fulfillment? Change is the essence of life; the biggest, most meaningful, and dramatic differences in our lives-and in our world-are really just the result of a series of small, seemingly insignificant changes. "Amazing changes can occur in the most surprisingly small amounts of time," says Allyson Lewis, author and senior executive at a major financial services firm.