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Adventure Mazes

Adventure Mazes

A fun and innovative way to practice times tables!

Follow the mazes to the end by solving multiplication problems.  Not only that, each page has a list of hidden words, animals, and other objects to find once the maze has been completed.  

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Ai – I hate Ai (Love) –

Ai – I hate Ai (Love) –

The first Asian Super Model Ai Tominaga’s biography!

All her heroic past and feelings are laid bare and her unusual path of becoming the first Asian Super Model is revealed here for the first time.

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All About Mnemonic Systems

Illustrated Guidebook to Memory Trainings

In this book Kiyoshi Oshima, one of Japan’s most celebrated figures in neuroscience, discusses memory training methods that incorporate the latest scientific findings in this easy-to-understand guide. Learn how our brains are structured, their various functions, and a number of ways to improve your memory capacity with this fully illustrated guide.

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An Illustrated Guidebook on Natural Disasters

An Illustrated Guidebook on Natural Disasters

This comic book-styled guide will help you properly protect yourself from natural disasters. Based on a popular blog that garnered much attention after the 3.11 earthquake and tsunami, it tackles disaster preparation for earthquakes, tsunamis, and hurricanes, as well as how to tend to injuries, deal with living in an evacuation shelter and basic psychological advice for dealing with stress, fear and PTSD. Perfect for children and adults alike.

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An Illustrated Introduction to Brainstorming and Problem Solving

An Illustrated Introduction to Brainstorming and Problem Solving

You’ve been asked to lead a project to develop a new product and you’ll need to work with a team in order to come up with new ideas.

But what's the best way to come up with a fantastic new idea? Is it best to talk with everyone until something good comes up, or should you wait until you come up with a genius plan on your own?

This guide covers everything you need to know about brainstorming and problem solving. Covering 20 thinking models, including more familiar methods like the logic tree to newer methods like the design thinking technique. Using these brainstorming models as the base to work from you’ll find yourself coming up with more varied and creative ideas than before. Complete with an appendix of worksheets and QR codes on each page linking to relevant articles and books, this is the perfect book for those looking to take their work methods a step ahead of the rest.

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An Instruction Book on Dads

An Instruction Book on Dads

This fresh take on parenting for mothers and fathers explains how by handling your child’s father as if he were a robot, and making sure that you use him efficiently, you can become more effective parents. Based upon the popular Japanese website “Papa no Nayami Sodan Yokocho,” where dads around Japan come to ask and offer parenting advice, this book offers a completely new take on raising your children.

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An Introduction to Neuroeconomics

An Introduction to Neuroeconomics: How the Brain Effects Economic Decision Making

Is it true that cheap people tend to be overweight and are more likely to fall into debt?

Are men really unsympathetic towards people they dislike?

Why do we get pleasure from the unhappiness of others?

According to the latest in neuroeconomic research from scholars Ohtake, Sakura and Tanaka, these seemingly unconnected factors human traits greatly impact our economic decision-making processes.

The first section of this book uses research on how we make economic decisions based upon a questionnaire about the lottery tickets and our ability to hold out for greater amounts of money or accept what we can immediately receive. In the second section, the authors explore what neurochemical levels are like in our brain as we make economic decisions, as well as how feelings of trust, compassion, sympathy and jealousy effect our choices. 

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Ancient Jewish Wisdom Reinterpreted in Modern Words

Ancient Jewish Wisdom Reinterpreted in Modern Words

All the knowledge you need to make it through these times of turmoil and chaos are written in The Bible. In this book a Japanese Christian pastor Marehisa Ishii introduces personally selected inspirational words of ancient wisdom left by Jewish saints from the Old Testament, and explains the meaning of each aphorism in easy-to-understand manner.

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Anger-Free Parenting

Anger-Free Parenting: No More Tears, No More Guilt

A simple guide to Common Sense Parenting techniques written especially for parents who find themselves frequently getting angry at their children. Focusing on building clear, effective communication skills and the use of positive encouragement instead of scolding, readers can break the anger cycle and instantly improve parent-child relationships.

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Another Fight

Eight years ago, Ogino fought Yoko for the kickboxing title.  However, the injuries Yoko sustained during the fight led to his sudden and untimely death.  Yoko had been like a brother to Ogino.  This grim deed took a serious psychological toll on Ogino.  He developed a debilitating phobia of hurting others, and was forced to retire from the sport he once loved.

Years later, a twist of fate would find Ogino back in the ring with an unlikely opponent from his past.  This match is his chance to set things right once and for all, and to quiet the demons that have plagued him all these years.

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