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The Book Headstrong
The Author Rachel Swaby
The Publisher Broadway Books
Release Date2015-04-07
Genre Science
Pages 288
ISBN 9780553446807
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Fifty-two inspiring and insightful profiles of history’s brightest female scientists. In 2013, the New York Times published an obituary for Yvonne Brill. It began: “She made a mean beef stroganoff, followed her husband from job to job, and took eight years off from work to raise three children.” It wasn’t until the second paragraph that readers discovered why the Times had devoted several hundred words to her life: Brill was a brilliant rocket scientist who invented a propulsion system to keep communications satellites in orbit, and had recently been awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation. Among the questions the obituary—and consequent outcry—prompted were, Who are the role models for today’s female scientists, and where can we find the stories that cast them in their true light? Headstrong delivers a powerful, global, and engaging response. Covering Nobel Prize winners and major innovators, as well as lesser-known but hugely significant scientists who influence our every day, Rachel Swaby’s vibrant profiles span centuries of courageous thinkers and illustrate how each one’s ideas developed, from their first moment of scientific engagement through the research and discovery for which they’re best known. This fascinating tour reveals these 52 women at their best—while encouraging and inspiring a new generation of girls to put on their lab coats. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Book Headstrong
The Author Bonnie Bryant
The Publisher Open Road Media
Release Date2014-09-30
Genre Young Adult Fiction
Pages 233
ISBN 9781497654129
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Callie’s determination to win is admirable . . . and possibly dangerous With the holidays fast approaching, Stevie is searching for the perfect gift for her boyfriend. Meanwhile, Carole and Lisa each find romance in unexpected places. With their attention focused elsewhere, they don’t realize that their friend Callie Forester is galloping into trouble. On her road to recovery, all Callie can think about is being a champion rider once again. She won’t let anything get in her way—not even the warning signs. Every day, she spends hours in the wooded trails behind Pine Hollow—just her and her horse. At least, she thinks they’re alone . . .

The Book Headstrong
The Author L. Carl
The Publisher iUniverse
Release Date2004-12
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Pages 340
ISBN 9780595335701
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: It's September 1975, and fifteen-year-old Matt Jerue is in for the fight of his life: surviving high school. He has two youthful desires: to play in a band with his three best friends and to see Taryn McIntyre, a girl he's had a crush on since eighth grade. But despair, anger, and frustration control him during his sophomore year as he struggles to get to know Taryn despite his feelings of inadequacy and her own insecurities and misperceptions. When a rumor spreads through school that he plans to get even with Taryn after he's suspended, it results in his own beating, expulsion, and, ultimately, a temporary restraining order. But when Taryn approaches him for help, Matt knows it's his chance to prove he's not the person she thinks he is. So he agrees to help her, under one condition... "Headstrong" is a bittersweet love story where love and hate are emotions wrapped so tightly together that their incompatible proximity creates impassioned words, heated arguments, and intense looks. But regardless of whether love fails or prevails, the passion, the heat, and the intensity remain... in perhaps the best experience of all.

The Book Headstrong Performance
The Author Marcel Daane
The Publisher Marcel Daane
Release Date2015-02-15
Genre Business & Economics
Pages 298
ISBN 9789810931001
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This breakthrough book challenges traditional views about business, leadership, and performance by linking the benefits of nutrition and exercise with the power of neuroscience to optimize executive performance. In today’s dynamic business climate, despite technological advances, executives spend more time at work than ever before. Faster-moving markets, shorter deadlines, constant change, and tighter budgets all mean greater pressure and increased energy demands. Headstrong Performance explores the research behind the deterioration of executive performance as a result of stress mismanagement and reveals the neuroscience behind stress and poor health behaviors commonly witnessed in the workplace. These misguided coping strategies ultimately result in employee disengagement, decreased business performance, and subsequently, a suffering bottom line. Armed with the latest science, this book provides numerous highly effective health strategies that will enable today’s professionals to work toward improved, sustainable business performance—and remain at the top of their game for years to come. Colin Sampson, senior vice president of SAP, says: “Headstrong Performance is a life-changing message about healthy work-life balance, good nutrition, rest, and regular exercise, all leading to an improvement in performance, individually and as a team. A great way to bring about real, positive, and productive change.”

The Book Headstrong II
The Author L. Carl
The Publisher iUniverse
Release Date2005-08
Genre Fiction
Pages 252
ISBN 9780595366194
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Fourteen months ago, Matt Jerue made a decision that seemed so harmless at the time: to attend a high school football game. The result of that choice led him down a tortured path where anger, confusion, and self-doubts were intricately woven into every wrong move, making his sophomore year nearly unbearable. But eventually it seemed that the agony had a purpose, when he heard the words "I love you" as he lay with the most beautiful girl in the world in his arms.The adults in his life, however, had a different plan, and he was forced to leave his friends behind, move to a new town, and enroll in his third high school in less than two years.As Matt struggles with bitterness, resentment, and the consequences of his past, he finds unexpected friendships and a reawakening of his dream to form a rock band. And through it all are enduring thoughts of Taryn McIntyre.Headstrong II is the continuing story of a young man's emotional war between his troubled past and achieving his dreams. The message of hope transcends high school and touches anyone who has faced challenges and setbacks, and still strives to reach their goals.

The Book Headstrong Ward
The Author Jane Ashford
The Publisher Sourcebooks, Inc.
Release Date2014-10-07
Genre Fiction
Pages 320
ISBN 9781402276958
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Lady Anne Tremayne is coming to Town Anne was not best pleased when her godmother's family dealt with their troublesome ward by shipping her off to school. After years of being ignored by the aristocratic young Debenham brothers, a bit of revenge may be in order. Especially that arrogant, overbearing, insufferable Charles needs a lesson, and Anne is determined to teach it to him. And London may never be the same Charles, Laurence, and Edward Debenham are steeling themselves to do their duty and guide the rebellious young miss through her first London season. They are completely unprepared for the fact that the wild, gawky girl has grown into a dazzling beauty-and she's about to turn all of their lives upside down. •• Praise for Once Again a Bride: A delightfully fast-paced read [with] the right touches of humor and sensuality." -RT Book Reviews, 4 stars "Superb writing...and gentle wit make this a romance that shouldn't be missed." -Library Journal

The Book Will And The Headstrong Female
The Author Marie Ferrarella
The Publisher Harlequin
Release Date2011-07-15
Genre Fiction
Pages 192
ISBN 9781459267343
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: THE CUTLERS OF THE SHADY LADY RANCH Damsel in Distress What happens when a spitfire little lady driving a big rig runs a confirmed cowboy off the road? Fireworks! But no way was single mother Denise Cavanaugh going to swoon at the feet of some gorgeous, rugged wranglin' man, not when she had her family and business to worry about—and a jaded heart to protect. But try as she might, Denise just couldn't run Will Cutler out of her mind. And if she wasn't careful, the convincing cowboy just might succeed in sweet-talking her into his arms—and his life. The Cutlers of the Shady Lady Ranch: These five siblings find love in the most unexpected places.

The Book Headstrong
The Author Samantha Nutt
The Publisher Signal Books
Release Date2020-01-07
Pages 240
ISBN 0771051395
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: From Samantha Nutt, award-winning humanitarian and #1 bestselling author of Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies and Aid, comes a sharp and incisive exploration of the geopolitical forces shaping women's lives throughout the world, and what this means for the future of feminism. The first two decades of the 21st century were on track to be better for women than any other period in human history. More women were entering politics. There were more women running countries and companies than ever before. The gender wage gap was shrinking. A woman very nearly became President of the United States. The #MeToo movement challenged the secrecy and complacency surrounding sexual abuse and harassment, putting entire industries on notice. If feminism had a victory lap, this should have been it. Yet just as woman seemed to be entering this new, postfeminist world, the forces mobilizing against them grew stronger and louder. A man accused of sexually harassing almost two dozen women became President. Another man accused of sexual misconduct was appointed, much like Clarence Thomas more than two decades before him, to the Supreme Court. Men's rights groups were not only expanding but entering the mainstream, blaming women and feminism for their declining opportunities. Elsewhere in the world, one of the most brutally misogynistic movements in modern history, Daesh (ISIS), was building out its network from the Middle East to Africa and South Asia. The Taliban entered into negotiations with the United States as part of a power-sharing "peace deal" in Afghanistan. In North America, the Incel (involuntary celibate) movement is linked to attacks on civilians in high schools, college campuses, businesses and city streets. Mixing razor-sharp analysis with personal anecdotes, Sam lays out the connections between these shifting events and what they mean for the future of women and girls. With a career spanning more than two decades working in some of the most war-ravaged regions of the world, she addresses the tough questions about the imperfect progress of feminism and the ongoing, devastating backlash against women's equality. A highly engaging, evocative and entertaining story-teller, Sam explores what it means to be a woman in the world right now--the contradictions and frustrations--and how women can lead through these challenges. Headstrong is a poignant, honest and insightful look at women that bridges the personal with the political, touching on the local and global dimensions of feminism. Navigating a sphere often dominated by men (war), Sam has emerged as one of the most engaging and intrepid voices in the geopolitical arena, offering both a timely and critical take on modern events.

The Book Headstrong Daughters
The Author Nadia Jamal
The Publisher Allen & Unwin
Release Date2018-04-24
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Pages 228
ISBN 9781760636050
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: How would you feel, as a guest, about sitting in a suburban living room that is for women only? What if you wanted a baby but as a single woman could not have one outside of a marriage? Could you stay home to mourn a husband for four months and ten days? Headstrong Daughters takes us inside the lives of Muslim women in Australia today. They are working professionals, mothers, and students. At home they are finding ways to stay true to their faith as well as to themselves, navigating the expectations of their families and the traditions they brought with them to their new country. But things are not always what they seem. These candid, moving and sometimes surprising stories reveal a side to Australian life that is little known and often misunderstood. Inspiring, warm and determined, these women are the new face of Islam in Australia. 'A thoughtful, honest, and compelling window into a community so often assumed about, but rarely engaged with. I finished it in a single sitting.' Susan Carland, author of Fighting Hislam 'Jamal's neutral, yet gently perceptive style allows the stories of her women to shine through, illuminating the myriad points of intersection with Islam in ordinary life. An absolutely fascinating and illuminating read.' Annabel Crabb, ABC writer and broadcaster

The Book Charlie Bear
The Author B.J. Taylor
The Publisher Inspiring Voices
Release Date2012-04-11
Genre Pets
Pages 226
ISBN 9781462401178
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: When B.J. Taylor first read about rescue dog Charlie Bear, she gazed at his photograph and knew right away he was the dog for her. She just hoped her husband, Roger, would agree. Thankfully, he did, and in the subsequent year, both B.J. and Roger soon discovered that Charlie Bear was brought into their world for a very special reasonto teach them about life, love, and second chances. Charlie Bear shares an intimate look at the first year in the life of a dog nearly labeled unadoptable by his foster mother due to his long list of behavioral issues. As he begins his new life, Charlie Bear ferociously guards his food and toys, throws temper tantrums, and is sensitive to touch. Although B.J. doubts their sanity in adopting Charlie Bear after he repeatedly attacks their other dog, Rex, she is determined to make it work for the sake of her husband, who has fallen in love. But when B.J.s world begins to fall apart, she shares how time, patience, and faith helped her realize that Charlie Bear was not the only one who needed a second chanceshe did, too. Charlie Bear offers a loving tribute to a rescue dog that eventually sheds his headstrong ways, becomes a loving member of a family, and ultimately changes three lives forever.

The Book Hawk s Way Callen Zach
The Author Joan Johnston
The Publisher HQN Books
Release Date2010-04-01
Genre Fiction
Pages 384
ISBN 9781426851728
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Watch tempers rise and sparks fly as the Whitelaws of Hawk's Way meet their matches in these two unforgettable classics! The Headstrong Bride Callen Whitelaw had one surefire way to soften up a rugged rancher out for revenge against her beloved clan. The headstrong bride would marry him! The Disobedient Bride Zach Whitelaw chose his "convenient" wife for one reason only—to provide him with a brood of little Whitelaws. But no matter how many long, lazy days they spend in their marriage bed, his disobedient bride refuses to get pregnant.

The Book Headstrong And Headlong
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Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Designing Corporate Identity
The Author Pat Matson Knapp
The Publisher Rockport Publishers
Release Date2001
Genre Design
Pages 160
ISBN 1564967972
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: How to land, work with & retain large clients from a designer's perspective. Hundreds of images illustrate successful effective branding campaigns.

The Book The Crafting of Absalom and Achitophel
The Author W. Thomas
The Publisher Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
Release Date1978-04-01
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Pages 239
ISBN 9780889200593
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Headstrong
The Author Donna Valentino
The Publisher BookBaby
Release Date2013-09-03
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Pages 152
ISBN 9781612541082
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: On an uncharacteristically warm February day in Texas, a young couple sets off in search of a new adventure. The quiet, isolated woods of the resort offer the perfect setting for a romantic weekend for two. They challenge each other to an ATV ride and start off energized, excited, and ready to explore. The adventure that follows, however, is not what they anticipated. After crossing several cattle guards successfully, Donna Valentino attempts to navigate another—only to crash into an unmarked and almost invisible chain. In an instant, her lovers’ weekend turns into a nightmare of injuries, including what would later be diagnosed as a severe brain injury. After months of rehabilitation and a courageous battle to regain her life, Donna wrote Headstrong: Surviving a Traumatic Brain Injury without Losing My Mind, recounting her remarkable journey of recovery and adaptation. Headstrong reveals her practical and positive outlook on life as well as her steadfast determination to make it, which she hopes will be an inspiration to others.

The Book English synonymes with copious illustrations and explanations
The Author George Crabb
The Publisher
Release Date1858
Genre English language
Pages 471
ISBN WISC:89099426199
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Danny Orlis and the Headstrong Linda Penner
The Author Bernard Palmer
The Publisher
Release Date1963
Genre Christian life
Pages 126
ISBN OCLC:12326936
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Head Strong
The Author Michael D. Matthews
The Publisher Oxford University Press
Release Date2013-12
Genre Political Science
Pages 262
ISBN 9780199916177
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Changes in the world's political landscape coupled with radical advances in the technology of war will greatly alter how militaries are formed, trained, and led. In Head Strong: Psychology and Military Dominance in the 21st Century, Michael D. Matthews explores the many ways that psychology will make the difference for wars yet to come.

The Book A Dictionary of the English Language
The Author Samuel Johnson
The Publisher
Release Date1818
Genre English language
ISBN ONB:+Z178872804
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Head Strong
The Author Dave Asprey
The Publisher HarperCollins
Release Date2017-04-04
Genre Health & Fitness
Pages 352
ISBN 9780062652430
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: From the creator of Bulletproof Coffee and author of the bestselling The Bulletproof Diet comes a revolutionary plan to upgrade your brainpower—in two weeks or less. For the last decade, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Asprey has worked with world-renowned doctors and scientists to uncover the latest, most innovative methods for making humans perform better—a process known as "biohacking." In his first book, The Bulletproof Diet, he shared his biohacking tips for taking control of your own biology. Now, in Head Strong, Asprey shows readers how to biohack their way to a sharper, smarter, faster, more resilient brain. Imagine feeling like your mind is operating at its clearest and sharpest, and being able—possibly for the first time in your life—to do more in less time? What it suddenly became easier to do the very hardest things you do? Or if you could feel 100% confident about your intellect, and never again fear being the person in the room who just isn’t smart enough, or can’t remember something important? How would you treat people if the mood swings, short temper, and food cravings that disrupt your day could simply disappear? In Head Strong, Asprey shows us that all of this is possible—and more. Using his simple lifestyle modifications (or "hacks") to take advantage of how the structure of your brain works, readers will learn how to take their mental performance to the next level. Combining the latest findings in neuroscience and neurobiology with a hacker-inspired "get it done now" perspective, Asprey offers a program structured around key areas of brain performance that will help you: Power the brain with exactly what it needs to perform at its best all day long Eliminate the sources of "kryptonite," both nutritional and environmental, that make the brain slower. Supercharge the cellular powerhouses of our brains, the mitochondria, to eliminate cravings and turn up mental focus. Reverse inflammation to perform better right now, then stay sharp and energized well into your golden years. Promote neuron growth to enhance processing speed and reinforce new learning—hotwiring your brain for success. Asprey’s easy to follow, two-week program offers a detailed plan to supercharge brain performance, including: which foods to eat and which ones to avoid, how to incorporate the right kinds of physical activity into your day, a detox protocol for your home and body; meditation and breathing for performance, recommended brain-boosting supplements; and how to adjust the lighting in your home and work space to give your brain the quality light it thrives on. A better brain—and a happier, easier, more productive life—is within reach. You just need to get Head Strong.