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The New York Times bestseller by Suzanne Collins is now a major motion picture -- and this is your guide to all of the movie's excitement, both in front of the camera and behind it. Go behind the scenes of the making of The Hunger Games with exclusive images and interviews. From the screenwriting process to the casting decisions to the elaborate sets and costumes to the actors' performances and directors' vision, this is the definitive companion to the breathtaking film.
An Illustrated History of 151 Video Games: A Detailed Guide to the Most Important Games
This book is a magnificently illustrated volume that will help anglers, scientists, and nature lovers to identify and appreciate North American freshwater game fish. Along with illustrations that showcase gender color variations for each species, Thompson provides information about fish biology, behavior, and habitats. Common and scientific names are provided, as are range maps and information about each fish family's global range, physical traits, diet, significance to humans, and present status regarding
Buy The Hunger Games by Kate Egan in Paperback for the low price of 14.00. Find this product in Juvenile Nonfiction > Performing Arts - Film, Media Tie-In.
Scholastic Ed.,Library Binding - THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY, English-language edition,Pub by Sanval, Inc.
Learn quickly and at a glance how each chess piece moves on the board, then discover the game's single object, which is to capture the enemy's king and to achieve checkmate. Here's an entertaining and informative manual for beginners, but it's filled with tips and techniques learners will retain and successfully employ as their skill develops and they match themselves against experienced players. With annotated illustrations and more than 300 examples, this fascinating manual demonstrates Openings used by
“Genuine and raw…a heartfelt work of despair, triumph, and redemption.” — Boston Globe The critically acclaimed Heart of the Game —subtitled “Life, Death, and Mercy in Minor League America”—explores the pure roots of a sport that is stained by scandal at its highest level. S.L. Price, award-winning writer for Sports Illustrated and author of Pitching Around Fidel , gives a tragic but ultimately uplifting account of the death of minor league baseball coach Mike Coolbaugh, and in doing so, illustrates the
Chris Ballard sits down with the NBA's most passionate, cerebral players to discover their tricks of the trade and to learn what drives them. He reveals the roots of Kobe Bryant's limitless competitiveness; shadows LeBron James to figure out how he deploys his prodigious talent; and challenges Steve Kerr to a three-point shootout to analyze the mind-set of a pure shooter. Ballard tracks down renowned dunkers to explore the slam's impact on today's game, follows Shane Battier during his extensive pregame
Enjoy countless hours of fun as you learn all about the NFL and its and biggest stars while flexing your thinking muscles in Sports Illustrated Kids' Football Playbook. This is the ultimate activity book for football fans of all ages. You'll be challenged to conquer NFL trivia; solve football-themed puzzles, word searches and mazes; design your own logo, helmet and uniform - and much more This 80-page book combines amazing Sports Illustrated photography with classic Sports Illustrated Kids games.
Introduces the rules, regulations, and history of soccer. Title: An Illustrated Guide to Soccer Author: Elzaurdia, Paco Publisher: Mason Crest Publication Date: 2013/01/01 Number of Pages: 31 Binding Type: LIBRARY Library of Congress: 2012038744
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Football stadiums are quiet places during the week, but they roar to life on game day. Many fans dont realize theres an unseen army of people working hard to entertain them. Look inside to learn what coaches, players, production crews, and others do behind the scenes during a National Football League game.
Widely acknowledged as the best hockey book ever written and lauded by Sports Illustrated as one of the Top 10 Sports Books of All Time, The Game is a reflective and thought-provoking look at a life in hockey. Ken Dryden, the former Montreal Canadiens goalie and former president of the Toronto Maple Leafs, captures the essence of the sport and what it means to all hockey fans. He gives vivid and affectionate portraits of the charactersGuy Lafleur, Larry Robinson, Guy Lapointe, Serge Savard, and coach Scotty
If ever you have been humiliated playing word games, wondered how some players seem to pull seven-letter words out of a hat, questioned what your favorite game words meant, or simply could use a humorous, mentally stimulating way to rapidly recall key bonus words, then The Amazing Illustrated Word Game Memory Book is for you. This volume organizes letters in groups of six, the so-called six-letter stems, according to those most likely to lead to seven-letter bonus-scoring words. The letters of my central
Why are three goals called a hat trick? Why is "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" sung during the seventh-inning stretch? Why don't the Cleveland Browns have a logo on their helmet? Why do golf balls have dimples? Why do Olympic swimmers flip when they turn at the end of the pool? Divided into four levels of difficulty - a professional level, an All-Star level, an MVP level and a Hall of Fame level - each answer is provided not only with an in-depth explanation on the science, history or origin of the particular
In Scorecasting, University of Chicago behavioral economist Tobias Moskowitz teams up with veteran Sports Illustrated writer L. Jon Wertheim to overturn some of the most cherished truisms of sports, and reveal the hidden forces that shape how basketball, baseball, football, and hockey games are played, won and lost.Drawing from Moskowitz's original research, as well as studies from fellow economists such as bestselling author Richard Thaler, the authors look at: the influence home-field advantage has on
Title: Modern Scientific Whist, the Principles of the Modern Game Analyzed and Extended, Illustrated by Over Sixty Critical Endings and Annotated Games From Actual Play Publisher: New York, London [etc.] Brentano's Subjects: Whist Notes: This is an OCR reprint. There may be numerous typos or missing text. There are no illustrations or indexes. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. You
The modern game of football is filled with plays and formations with names like the Counter Trey, the Wildcat, the Zone Blitz and the Cover Two. They have become part of the sport's vernacular, and yet for many fans they remain just names, often confusing ones. To rectify that, Tim Layden has drilled deep into the core of the game to reveal not only how these chalkboard X's and O's really work on the field, but also where they came from and who dreamed them up. These playbook schemes, many of them
The New York Times bestseller by Suzanne Collins is now a major motion picture -- and this is your guide to all of the movie's excitement, both in front of the camera and behind it. Go behind the scenes of the making of The Hunger Games with exclusive images and interviews. From the screenwriting process to the casting decisions to the elaborate sets and costumes to the actors' performances and directors' vision, this is the definitive companion to the breathtaking film.</div>
Finally, the illustrated version of a Game of Thrones favorite! These are essays unlike any you have read before. Pearson Moore digs deep into the heart and soul of Game of Thrones, immersing readers in the world of Westeros, bringing unparalleled enjoyment, complexity, and appreciation to the most fascinating fantasy television program ever brought to television. After reading “Game of Thrones Season One Essays,” you’ll want to see the episodes again and again; Moore’s compelling prose and captivating
Buy Freshwater Game Fish of North America by Peter Thompson in Hardcover for the low price of 31.50. Find this product in Nature > Animals - Fish.
Originally published in 1904, this is a fascinating read for any Bridge enthusiast or historian, but also contains much information that is still useful and practical today. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Enter undaunted the world of Dorothy Dunnett's first chef-d'œvre, The GAME of KINGS. Exhaustively researched, this compilation follows the book page-by-page, providing useful translations, illustrations, lost definitions, and historical facts to faithfully shed light on the story. Designed to elucidate the mid-16th century for the 21st century reader, the Guide enriches one's experience of The Lymond Chronicles, providing deeper understanding and an appreciation for the discernment, subtlety, and scope of
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the
Sandor “The Hound” Clegane is not afraid of fire. This audacious, counter-intuitive claim is just one of the bold ideas you will find in Pearson Moore’s guide to the second season of HBO’s most popular series. This is a Game of Thrones companion like no other. Fans of the phenomenal HBO series will find fascinating character sketches and a depth of analysis unmatched in any essay collection. Pearson Moore delivers over 230 pages of probing commentary on all ten episodes of television's most talked-about
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In "The Art of a Beautiful Game," Chris Ballard, the award-winning "Sports Illustrated" writer who has covered the NBA for the past decade, goes behind the scenes to examine basketball in ways that will surprise even die-hard fans. An inveterate hoops junkie who played some college ball, Ballard sits down with the NBA's most passionate, cerebral players to find out their tricks of the trade and to learn what drives them, taking readers away from the usual sports talk radio fodder and deep into the heart of