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Par Michael J Novacek. 1996
A paleontologist's account of a gruelling 1993 field expedition to the Gobi Desert of Mongolia, which resulted in one of… the most extensive dinosaur fossil discoveries in history. Describes the specimens that were found and discusses their meaning and scientific importance. 1996.
Par John R Horner, Edwin Dobb. 1997
Companion to Digging Dinosaurs. A paleontologist explores how these creatures evolved, lived, and adapted to the environment. Draws upon extensive… fieldwork to depict the dinosaur's pattern of living and survival methods. Ventures theories on key controversies, such as what caused its extinction. c1997.
Par Derek Freeman. 1991
This book portrays guide dog mating, illnesses and eating habits some readers may find disturbing. It was Derek Freeman who… began to breed dogs specifically to train as guide dogs, when other suitable dogs were hard to find. Over the years, he has reared some 20,000 puppies, with an 80% success rate, and has a unique insight into the mind of the dog. Using GDBA as a backcloth, he discusses rearing, training, health and socialization, and gives an insight into the complexities of dog ownership. 1991.
Par Edith Marks, Rita Montauredes. 1997
Par Judith M Dixon. 2000
Essays examining the history and future of braille including such topics as the development of the literary, Nemeth, and music… codes; braille production; legal issues; library service; and literacy and computer access concerns. 2000.
Par Cheri Colby Langdell, Tim Langdell. 2011
Explores personal, psychological, sociological, and cultural perspectives on blindness, and also shows some of the benefits blind and nearly blind… people have found after vision loss. Explains the practical challenges that vision loss creates for the person experiencing it. and for the family members and friends of that person. Some strong language. 2011.
Par Paul Chambers. 2002
Since its discovery the Archaeopteryx - half bird, half reptile - has caused more trouble than any other scientific icon.… It has been used not just to support dozens of different views on evolution but to start feuds, destroy reputations, further personal ambition and promote nationalism. This book investigates the life and times of Archaeopteryx and also at the chaotic scientific world into which it emerged. 2002.
Par Paul W Ogden. 1992
When Paul Ogden and his wife, both deaf, adopt a signal dog from Canine Companions for Independence, they must go… through an intensive training program to learn the 80 signals to which their dog responds. 1992.
Par Marilyn Brandt Smith, Sanford Rosenthal. 2007
Twenty-seven contributors, many blind, express their experiences dealing with everyday situations and emotions. In "Her Day Versus My Day," a… twenty-five-year-old suffers a stroke. In "Rebel with a Cane," a thirteen-year-old who is blind defies her overprotective parents and walks home alone from school. c2007.
Par Zaira Cattaneo, Tomaso Vecchi. 2011
Italian researchers examine the effects of blindness on the development and functioning of the human cognitive system. They demonstrate the… ways other senses evolve to help compensate for the absence of sight. 2011.
Par Wm Artman, L. V Hall. 2003
An explanation, written in 1862, of blindness and its effects upon mental and physical development. It was the authors' hope… to remove some of the obstacles to independence for the blind, and to provide the facts about blindness, to best guard against being misunderstood. 2003, c1862.
Par Dale A Russell. 1989
Par Laurie Capogna, Barbara Pelletier. 2011
Dr. Laurie Capogna et Dr. Barbara Pelletier ont élaboré un guide pour améliorer la santé oculaire et prévenir, ralentir ou… supprimer les maladies oculaires les plus communes. Muni des derniers résultats scientifiques, de conseils pratiques, d’idées de repas et de recettes… c’est un guide complet, facile à suivre sur la science et la sante. c2011.
Par Monique Keiran. 1999
Some 75 million years ago, one dinosaur ended its life. The dinosaur was an Albertosaurus -- distant cousin to the… ferocious, meat-eating predator Tyrannosaurus Rex. But its death was also a beginning -- the start of its transformation into a fossil, which lay undiscovered for millennia until the forces of erosion brought the young dinosaur, once again, to light. Grades 4-7. 1999.
Par Irene Crawford. 1985
A strong beginning: a sourcebook for health and education professionals working with young children who are visually impaired or blind
Par Anne Tait, Deborah Gold. 2004
A detailed sourcebook to guide educators and health professionals who work with visually impaired children. Includes information on blindness, the… relationship with parents, assessment, and play. There are also sections on the transition to school, children who are deafblind or who have multiple disabilities, and suggestions for working with families of differing cultural or linguistic backgrounds. 2004.
Par Jill Sardegna, Vivian Younger. 1994
Written for persons with no vision or low vision and their families and friends, this guide provides instructions on "how… to perform basic tasks of daily living, how to address new and puzzling feelings and fears, how to respond to embarrassing situations," and more. Includes journal notes, organizational checklists, and a resource directory. 1994.
Par Elizabeth Simpson Smith, Bert Dodson. 1987
Guide dogs for persons who are blind go through a long period of training before they assume their life’s work.… This true story follows Cinderella, a golden retriever, through the stages of her training to become a guide dog.Grades 2-4. c1987.
Par Margaret Ross Chandler. 1980