Examines current industry standards concerned with the use of wood and wood products. Features detailed studies of joists, special beams, residential trusses and arches. Contains accessible tables in order to figure out the most economical way of building a structure using wood. Includes numerous examples.
Ethnic Community Builders: Mexican Americans in Search of Justice and Power is an oral history of Mexican American activism in San Jose, California, over the past half century. The authors present interviews of fourteen people of various stripes - teachers, politicians, radio personalities - who have been influential in the development of a major urban center with a significant ethnic population. These activists tell the stories of their lives and work with openness and honesty, allowing readers to witness their achievements and failures. This vivid ethnography of a Mexican American community serves as a model for activism wherever ethnic groups seek change and justice.
In clear, easy-to-grasp language, the author covers many of the topics that you will need to know in order to launch and run a successful business venture.
Mr. Smarty Pants - The Remarkable Life of a Blind Cat Named Jimmy Jet is an inspiring story about a specially-abled cat and how he enjoys his life and the world around him. The book also includes information on blindness in cats, how they use their other senses to navigate and tips to make life easier for a blind cat.
Flip the flap to discover what the builders are doing in this look-and-find book for inquisitive toddlers. Each spread is packed with detail all about building sites and there's lots of things for little ones to find beneath the big study flaps. With wonderful, bright illustrations and funny rhyming text, there's heaps to explore and a cat to spot throughout too!
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