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Adamson, Rick

Overview
Works: 173 works in 365 publications in 1 language and 8,302 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Biography  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Popular works  History  Anecdotes 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PZ7.K8352, FIC
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Publications about Rick Adamson
Publications by Rick Adamson
Most widely held works about Rick Adamson
 
Most widely held works by Rick Adamson
The view from Saturday by E. L Konigsburg( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 685 libraries worldwide
Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who chooses them to represent their sixth-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition
One good dog [a novel] by Susan Wilson( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 623 libraries worldwide
Circumstances bring a stray dog and an ex-businessman together
Fast food nation [the dark side of the all-American meal] by Eric Schlosser( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Fast food has hastened the malling of our landscape, widened the chasm between rich and poor, fueled an epidemic of obesity, and propelled American cultural imperialism abroad. That's a lengthy list of charges
The experts' guide to 100 things everyone should know how to do by Samantha Ettus( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
The simplest things are the hardest to master. From brewing your morning cup of coffee and reading the newspaper to apologizing or remembering names, it the small stuff that makes up day-to-day life
In a heartbeat sharing the power of cheerful giving by Leigh Anne Tuohy( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy, the family who adopted football star Michael Oher as depicted in the Oscar-nominated movie The Blind Side, retell their amazing story in their own words. Including anecdotes from their childhoods, the Tuohys' tome offers a message of hope, charity, and kindness
A friend of the family [a novel] by Lauren Grodstein( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
After his best friend's daughter, Laura, sets her sights on his son, Alec, Pete Dizinoff sees his plans for a perfect son not just unraveling but being destroyed completely and sets out to derail the romance
The dog who saved me a novel by Susan Wilson( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Former Boston K-9 unit policeman turned animal control officer in bucolic Harmony Farms is up against rescuing a gun shy and wounded dog gone feral, and proving that his low-life older brother is back in the drug business. Fighting his shattering grief at the death of his K-9 partner killed in the line of duty, and a staggering loss of confidence from physical and psychic wounds of his own, Cooper Harrison is back where he started, where Cooper must learn to forgive and, only then, heal
If the dinosaurs came back by Bernard Most( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
A young boy who wishes for the return of dinosaurs imagines how useful they would be
Emma's pet by David McPhail( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Emma's search for a soft, cuddly pet has a surprising ending
The way we eat [why our food choices matter] by Peter Singer( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
What is the true cost of our day-to-day food choices? To answer this timely and important question, the authors undertake a modern-day odyssey to trace the origins of the foods we eat
Why we buy the science of shopping by Paco Underhill( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
This report on our ever-evolving consumer culture explains why we do what we do, notice what we notice, ignore what we ignore, and buy what we buy. Amusing and instructive, it will change forever the way you look at stores and at yourself. Based on hard data gleaned from thousands of hours of field research
Younger next year [a guide to living like 50 until you're 80 and beyond] by Chris Crowley( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
This draws on the very latest science of aging to show how men 50 or older can become functionally younger every year for the next five to ten years, and continue to live like fifty-year-olds until well into their eighties. To enjoy life and be stronger, healthier, and more alert. To stave off 70% of the normal decay associated with aging (weakness, sore joints, apathy). and to eliminate over 50% of all illness and potential injuries. This is the real thing, a program that will work for anyone who decides to apply himself to "Harry's Rules."
Epic stories of survival from the world's highest peaks by David Roberts( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Epic, a mountaineering term that evokes a sense of treacherous disaster. The climb that went wrong : fighting blinding snowstorms and horrific avalanches; days spent tentbound running low on food, water and oxygen; surviving broken bones and shattered spirits. This is a collection of the most memorable accounts of legend-making expeditions to the world's most famous peaks, often in the worst possible conditions
Rough water stories of survival from the sea by Patrick O'Brian( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Hear the stories of men and women battling the elements, and sometimes each other, to stay alive, confronting savage storms, rogue waves, icebergs, sharks, starvation and their own fear and suffering. A unique collection of the finest writing on why men and women go to sea, and what they find there
Anna Banana and me by Lenore Blegvad( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Anna Banana's fearlessness inspires a playmate to face his own fears
Kids are Americans too by Bill O'Reilly( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Counsels adolescents and their loved ones on juvenile legal protections, discussing such topics as how to respect and safeguard constitutional rights and surveying modern court cases that are redefining children's lives
Happy at last [the thinking person's guide to finding joy] by Richard O'Connor( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Draws on the latest scientific and psychological research to discuss how the brain responds to happy stimuli and can be trained for greater receptivity to happiness, and shares advice on how to develop core skills for managing sadness and experiencing happiness
Keep the lights burning, Abbie by Peter Roop( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 140 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the true tale of young Abbie Burgess who, in 1856, kept a Maine lighthouse in operation during a brutal winter storm
A man of his own a novel by Susan Wilson( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Rick Stanton was once a promising professional baseball player with a bright future ahead of him. World War II changed everything. Rick returns home with his body permanently broken and his dreams shattered. But it was not just body and spirit he sacrificed for the war. He and his devoted wife Francesca volunteered their beloved dog Pax for the Army's K9 Corp, not knowing if they'd ever see him again
The nature principle human restoration and the end of nature-deficit disorder by Richard Louv( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Argues that a strong connection to nature is essential for human health and outlines seven precepts that demonstrate how to draw on the restorative powers of nature to boost mental sharpness, promote wellness, and strengthen human bonds
 
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