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Books published by publisher Houghton Mifflin Company

  • Silent Spring

    Rachel Carson, Linda Lear, Edward O. Wilson

    Paperback (Houghton Mifflin Company, Oct. 22, 2002)
    First published by Houghton Mifflin in 1962, Silent Spring alerted a large audience to the environmental and human dangers of indiscriminate use of pesticides, spurring revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. "Silent Spring became a runaway bestseller, with international reverberations . . . [It is] well crafted, fearless and succinct . . . Even if she had not inspired a generation of activists, Carson would prevail as one of the greatest nature writers in American letters" (Peter Matthiessen, for Time"s 100 Most Influential People of the Century). This fortieth anniversary edition celebrates Rachel Carson"s watershed book with a new introduction by the author and activist Terry Tempest Williams and a new afterword by the acclaimed Rachel Carson biographer Linda Lear, who tells the story of Carson"s courageous defense of her truths in the face of ruthless assault from the chemical industry in the year following the publication of Silent Spring and before her untimely death in 1964.
  • Minn of the Mississippi

    Holling C. Holling

    Paperback (Houghton Mifflin Company, Oct. 11, 1978)
    The history of the Mississippi River Valley is told in text and pictures through the adventures of Minn, a snapping turtle, as she travels downstream.
  • Minn of the Mississippi

    Holling C. Holling

    Paperback (Houghton Mifflin Company, Oct. 11, 1978)
    The history of the Mississippi River Valley is told in text and pictures through the adventures of Minn, a snapping turtle, as she travels downstream.
  • The Lord of the Rings

    J. R. R. Tolkien, Alan Lee

    Hardcover (Houghton Mifflin, March 3, 1988)
    The three volumes that make up Tolkien's epic classic The Lord of the Rings are here presented in their standard cloth editions including large format fold-out maps and an extensive appendices. Set contains The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King, with jackets and a box designed by celebrated illustrator Alan Lee.
  • The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus

    Joel Chandler Harris, Richard Chase

    Hardcover (Houghton Mifflin, May 27, 2002)
    It’s been more than a hundred years since the publication of the first Uncle Remus book, and it was in 1955 that all of the delightful and inimitable tales of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, Brer Bear, and Brer Wolf were gathered together in one volume. All of the animal tales from eight books are here, along with the illustrations which originally accompanied them.
  • George and Martha

    James Marshall

    Hardcover (Houghton Mifflin Company, Sept. 9, 1972)
    Handpicked by Amazon kids’ books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box – a children’s subscription that inspires a love of reading.Two lovable hippos teach the meaning of friendship in five separate vignettes: "Split Pea Soup," "The Flying Machine," "The Tub," "The Mirror," "The Tooth."
  • Island of the Blue Dolphins

    Scott O'Dell

    Paperback (Houghton Mifflin Company, Sept. 11, 2000)
    Scott O'Dell
  • The Mysteries of Harris Burdick

    Chris Van Allsburg

    Hardcover (Houghton Mifflin, Sept. 24, 1984)
    Fourteen black-and-white drawings, each accompanied by a title and a caption, entice readers to make up his or her own story.
  • Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America

    Roger Tory Peterson

    Paperback (Houghton Mifflin Co, Aug. 1, 2008)
    Houghton Mifflin Peterson Field Guide Birds Na by Peterson Field Guides - 9780618966141
  • Geometry

    Ray C. Jurgensen, Richard G. Brown, John W. Jurgensen

    Hardcover (Houghton Mifflin, Aug. 16, 2000)
    An excelent book for learning geometry.
  • Memoirs of the Second World War

    Winston S. Churchill

    Paperback (Houghton Mifflin Company, Sept. 17, 1991)
    The quintessential account of the Second World War as seen by Winston Churchill, its greatest leader As Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1940 to 1945, Winston Churchill was not only the most powerful player in World War II but also the free world's most eloquent voice of defiance in the face of Nazi tyranny. Churchill's epic accounts of those times, remarkable for their grand sweep and incisive firsthand observations, are distilled here in a single essential volume. Memoirs of the Second World War is a vital and illuminating work that retains the drama, eyewitness details, and magisterial prose of his classic six-volume history and offers an invaluable view of pivotal events of the twentieth century.
  • Guerilla Marketing: Easy and Inexpensive Strategies for Making Big Profits from Your Small Business

    Jay Conrad Levinson, Jeannie Levinson, Amy Levinson

    Paperback (Houghton Mifflin, May 22, 2007)
    When Guerrilla Marketing was first published in 1983, Jay Levinson revolutionized marketing strategies for the small-business owner with his take-no-prisoners approach to finding clients. Based on hundreds of solid ideas that really work, Levinson’s philosophy has given birth to a new way of learning about market share and how to gain it. In this completely updated and expanded fourth edition, Levinson offers a new arsenal of weaponry for small-business success including* strategies for marketing on the Internet (explaining when and precisely how to use it)* tips for using new technology, such as podcasting and automated marketing * programs for targeting prospects and cultivating repeat and referral business* management lessons in the age of telecommuting and freelance employeesGuerrilla Marketing is the entrepreneur’s marketing bible -- and the book every small-business owner should have on his or her shelf.