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Complete beginner's guide, with vertebrate and invertebrate fossil descriptions.

Discovering Fossils: How to Find and Identify Remains of the Prehistoric Past (Fossils & Dinosaurs)

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Is This a Great Game, or What?: From A-Rod's Heart to Zim's Head---My 25 Years in Baseball

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Odd-Shaped Balls: Mischief-Makers, Miscreants and Mad-Hatters of Rugby

After a thirty five year gap with a rich experience growing up with ponies and horses in small town Iowa, Susan Engle started her adult life with horses at 48 years old. Upon experiencing the "Ker-Splat" that comes from a green rider with young ho...

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Lau's Laws on Hitting: The Art of Hitting .400 for the Next Generation; Follow Lau's Laws and Improve Your Hitting!

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Best Bike Paths of New England: Safe, Scenic and Traffic-Free Bicycling

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When the Game Was Ours

Horse trainer and instructor Cherry Hill believes that every human/horse relationship benefits from a greater human understanding of what motivates horses, how they experience the world, what makes them happy, and what worries them. Journey throug...

How to Think Like A Horse: The Essential Handbook for Understanding Why Horses Do What They Do

Squash Tennis is one of the few racquet and ball indoor sports that can be termed honestly and strictly "American" in origin, whereas Squash Racquets has its roots in England going as far back as the 1850s. The game spread to America in the 1880s ...

Squash Tennis

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