Recent books from William R. Parks
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A Franciscan Odyssey – True story about a Franciscan priest arrested durng WW II and sent to Siberia. After the war he adopted 150 children whose parents died in Siberia, brought them to Canada, placed them in homes and helped in bringing them up and he later officiated at their weddings and baptized their children.
Animal Alphabet: Fun Facts – Illustrated fun facts about animals that will both educate and entertain children.
Animal Tails – This is a lively illustrated rhyming book that will delight children with guessing games.
Beginning Algebra – The book presents basic concepts in simplified personalized form often used in on-line internet based courses.
Birder's Break – A birdwatcher for 80 years, the author, Dr. Gerry Rising, brings that experience to informal essays which will appeal to all levels of bird and nature enthusiasts.
Birds and Birdwatchers – This book contains many of the informal essays written by Dr. Gerry Rising during his 25 year tenure as a weekly Nature Watch Columnist for the Buffalo News.
Choices – Choices is a make believe beautifully illustrated story about birds choosing the colors of their feathers written and illustrated by Donna Lewis and Doris Rapp, authors of another children's book about birds, "Peppi Puffin to the Rescue."
Colours of Fire – This is a biography of a Polish nurse, Hanna Chrzanowska (1902-1973) by Dr. Gosia Brykczynska. Hanna has been beatified and on her way to full sainthood (the first lay nurse to achieve such an honor) in the Catholic Church. Hanna worked in Poland in community nursing but had to struggle to continue her excellent work under German occupation in WW II and then under the communists after WW II. Hanna is a fitting model for today's generation of nurses and healthcare workers.
Computer Number Bases – This text covers Base Ten (Decimal), Base Two (Binary), Base Eight (Octal) and Base 16 (hexadecimal). An understanding of these four number systems is important to gain insight into how computer systems operate internally.
Earth, God's Garden – This book is an uplifting prayerful experience. It teaches young people and adults how to appreciate the beautiful manifestations of nature and life on earth utilizing excellent large colorful photographs with unique camera angles.
Handbook for Piano Practice – This book is an excellent companion and guide to piano practice, for both students, whether amateur or aspiring music major, and a reference for teachers as well: the principles of good playing are the same for everyone.
1 + 1 = 1 An Introduction to Boolean Algebra and Switching Circuits – This text was taken from an audio-visual Computer Math Series which was reviewed in The Mathematics Teacher and received praise, "the development is well done."
Introduction to Gambling Theory – Know the odds – This text covers the fundamental concepts of gambling theory in a simple and easy to understand format.
Jonah The Reluctant Prophet – This is a colorfully illustrated Bible story about Jonah and the whale written for children.
Letters to a Young Math Teacher – "An excellent book for beginning math teachers." – Greg A. Baugher, Mercer University, Georgia.
Made in America – A resource guide for American made residential and non-residential products, materials and methods. As stated by Andes Lewendel, "If every builder bought just 5% more U.S. made materials, they would create 220,000 American jobs right now."
Marriage, Yesterday, Today Always – This paperback contains a copy of the Catholic Pastoral Letter, "Marriage yesterday ... today ... always." by The Most Reverend Richard J. Malone, Th.D., S.T.L. The book is available from the publisher at quantity discounts for class and discussion groups. A free PDF copy of this title may be downloaded from a link listed on this web site on the web page giving more information about this paperback.
Peppi Puffin to the Rescue – This illustrated book by Donna Lewis is for young readers. Peppi is a happy Atlantic puffin who comes to the rescue of an Atlantic whale who got tangled in a fisherman's net.
Prayers from the Heart – This is a tender, heartwarming devotional with inspiring scriptures and true stories. It is a living witness of what God can do if given a chance. You will find encouragement on each page to seek God above all else.
Program Your Calculator – Dr. Gerald Rising and Dr. Deborah Moore-Russo, of the University at Buffalo and Dr. Eileen Schoaff of Buffalo State College wrote "Program Your Calculator," to give a basic introduction to programming with the TI-84 calculator through a series of interesting examples.
Program Your Calculator (Large print)
The Calico Caterpillar – A professional graphic arts designer stated that "The Calico Caterpillar" book is "Amazing!" He said, "The illustrations in this book are wonderfully beautiful and inventive! A thoroughly enjoyable visual feast for the eyes! I could go on picking out many details that make the images and their sequencing so terrific. The book is so well done that it is hard to find areas that could be improved."
The Field and Importance of Political Economy and The Payment of Labor – Political economist, Albert S. Bolles, writes clearly about economic principles because his views are not influenced by pecuniary interests. This book is Part One in our Classic Reprint Series in Economics and contains Chapters I and II of "Chapters in Political Economy" by Albert S. Bolles.
The Joyful Cook's Guide To Heavenly Greek Cuisine
The Nature Watch Collection Book One
The Nature Watch Collection Book One (Color Edition)
The Nature Watch Collection Book Two
The Nature Watch Collection Book Two (Color Edition)
Time To Fly
We Remember the Day of President Kennedy's Assassination