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Tibetan Calligraphy

by Sanje Elliott & Sarah Harding

In Tibetan Calligraphy, Sanje Elliott shows us how to capture the elegance and grace of Tibetan calligraphy without prior knowledge of either Tibetan language or calligraphy. This beautiful book includes many...

Alphabetter Juice

by Roy Blount, Jr.

Fresh-squeezed Lexicology, with Twists

No man of letters savors the ABC's, or serves them up, like language-loving humorist Roy Blount Jr. His glossary, from ad hominy to zizz, is hearty, full bodied, and out...

Beginning Japanese Workbook

by Michael L. Kluemper, Lisa Berkson & Nathan Patton

Don't let yourself become overwhelmed by the Japanese language! Now there is a way to get the most out of your time spent learning Japanese. This companion workbook to Beginning Japanese is the perfect guide...

Japanese Respect Language

by P. G. O'Neill

This is a concise and user–friendly book for learning polite spoken Japanese or written Japanese.

Respect language—the special style of polite spoken or written Japanese—is involved almost every exchange...

Vietnamese Flash Cards Ebook

by Bac Hoai Tran

Everything you need to learn 1,000 critical Vietnamese words and phrases quickly and efficiently is in this box!

  • 200 hole-punched flash cards feature the most commonly-used words and related phrases
  • A free...

Tuttle Concise Tagalog Dictionary

by Joi Barrios, Maria Cora Labobis & Nenita Pambid Domingo

Easy-to-read and extensive, this Tagalog dictionary is an essential language learning and translation tool.

The Tuttle Concise Tagalog Dictionary gives you the most complete and up-to-date translations from...

Cloth as Metaphor: (Re)Reading the Adinkra Cloth

by G. F. Kojo Arthur

Adinkra symbols visually integrate striking aesthetic power, evocative language, mathematical structures and philosophical concepts. The book views the Adinkra cloth symbols as a writing system. It develops...

In Defence of the Letter Double-U

by W. Whoolery White

W. Whoolery White never suspected that the letter Double-U also known as W and dubyawould be the most interesting letter in the English language.

But by virtue of his name, he always felt a connection to the...

Nuer Primer One

by James Deng Kuany & Monica Turner

Bi? jek k ti caa gohar ti, ?n hoo thaah? l?tt?rri caak? pl k tin koh? caak? liahb k? l?tt?rri kohki?n k ?uotd? k? mi n hoo?k? jihooth tin ghork?. K?n tin k?n tin caa wahny

Grammie B.'S Dog Tales

by Betty Jo Russell

What do the pups find in this dog tale as they go exploring in the country playing their ABC adventure game? Illiteracy is still a problem in the USA and hopefully the fundamentals of this book will help others...

Pictographs of the North American Indians

by Garrick Mallery

A pictograph is a writing by picture. It conveys and records an idea or occurrence by graphic means without the use of words or letters. The execution of the pictures of which it is composed often exhibits the...

Bringing Braille  into the Computer Age

by Robert J. Richey

Recently this Writer received information from a local Center for the Blind concerning the present method of converting a book into Braille. The Staff of this particular Center for the Blind had converted a...

A B C in Harmony

by Kim Teresa Oshiro & Lonnie Kim Barber

ABC in Harmony is a cheerful picture book that delivers a profound message about how we should treat each other and the planet we live on. The bright pictures and simple text in this literacy tool for primary...

Animal Crackers and Alphabet Soup

by Victoria Lovelace & Kathy Kerber

Matthew 22:37-40 (TLB)

Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul. and mind. This is the first and greatest commandment.

The second most important is similar; Love your neighbor as much as you love yourself....

Tuttle Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary

by Li Dong

This handy Mandarin dictionary allows you to look up words quickly and easily—and be understood while speaking.

The Tuttle Pocket Mandarin Chinese Dictionary is a pocket-sized dictionary designed for travelers,...

Mini Mandarin Chinese Dictionary

by Philip Yungkin Lee, Jiageng Fan & Crystal Chan

This travel-sized Mandarin dictionary is ideal for any application where a handy and portable dictionary is required.

Proving that big things come in small packages, Mini Mandarin Chinese Dictionary is packed...

Mini Korean Dictionary

by Seong-Chui Shin, Gene Baik & Tina Cho

It's never a good idea to be overly–reliant on technology while traveling! Look-up words quickly and easily with this Korean travel dictionary.

Tuttle's Mini Korean Dictionary is ideal for any application...

Mandarin Chinese Characters Language Practice Pad

by Xin Liang & Martha Lam

Five minutes a day is all it takes to begin learning Chinese!

The perfect guide for busy people who want to learn Chinese, Mandarin Chinese Characters Language Practice Pad helps even those completely unfamiliar...

Beginning Japanese Kanji Language Practice Pad Ebook

by William Matsuzaki

Five minutes a day is all it takes to begin learning Japanese.

With Beginning Japanese Kanji Language Practice Pad, anyone can master the 334 basic kanji along with 1,000 frequently used words in just minutes...

Beginner's Mandarin Chinese Dictionary

by Li Dong

This is an ideal dictionary for students of the Chinese language.

The Beginner's Chinese Dictionary is specifically designed for learners of Chinese. It covers the 2,500 basic vocabulary items, including all...