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e-Book Highlights - Love the Earth

The earth sustains our basic survival needs such as air, water and food and shelter. It is a common home for all people so that we should love the earth and keep it healthy and alive. In taking good care of the earth, we are also taking good care of ourselves and our future generations. Let's explore how to love our earth!   《Too late : how we lost the battle with climate change》 Introduction:In Too Late., Geoffrey Maslen paints a sobering picture of the state of our planet and discusses how successive governments have failed to initiate change. Drawing on the work of leading climate scientists, this book is an urgent reminder that we have reached the point of no return. It is essential reading for anyone who cares about our planet's future and what we leave for the generations to come. Author: Geoffrey MaslenPublisher: Hardie Grant, 2017 Source: Overdrive eBooks (Back to top) 《Protecting the planet : environmental champions from conservation to climate change》 Introduction:Climate change is often associated with predictions of dire calamities. But in the past, heroic individuals have stepped forward to meet even the most ominous ecological challenges. This book tells an inspirational story—a story both of pioneering environmentalists who raised our collective consciousness regarding nature's value and heroes of today who are working to secure a sustainable future. Author: Budd Titlow and Mariah TingerPublisher: Prometheus Books, 2016Source: Overdrive eBooks (Back to top) 《Living with a green heart : how to keep your body, your home, and the planet healthy in a toxic world》 Introduction:Gay Browne's work has taught her that even the smallest change for the better, faithfully practiced, can have an immense positive impact on our minds, bodies, and spirits—not to mention the planet. Author: Gay BrownePublisher: Citadel Press, 2019Source: Overdrive eBooks (Back to top) 《環境荷爾蒙 : 認識偷走健康.破壞生態的元兇 : 塑化劑、雙酚A、戴奧辛、壬基酚、汞...》 Introduction:(Please refer to the Chinese version) Author: 社團法人台灣環境教育協會Publisher: 社團法人台灣環境教育協會,2017 Source: HyRead電子書 (Back to top) 《惜食咪做大嘥鬼:香港廚餘問題的核心》 Introduction:(Please refer to the Chinese version) Author: 鄔柏強Publisher: 紅出版(青森文化),2017  Source: SUEP 電子書 (Back to top) 《綠色環保家居達人》 Introduction:(Please refer to the Chinese version) Author: 綠色家居工作室Publisher: 超媒體,2015Source: SUEP 電子書 *For details, please visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries(The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries) (Back to top)

e-Book Highlights: Start Exercising.Stay Relaxed!

Everyone agrees that being able to establish a habit of exercise will definitely help maintain a healthy body. However, not many of us be able to do so. After all, we are very busy daily. For the sake of our health, let’s exercise and relax. Through the recommended Chinese and English e-books below, let’s know how to continue and exercise more conveniently and correctly.   《Cycling Workout Handbook》 Introduction:The Cycling Workout Handbook includes training programs with calculated periodization and regular recovery cycles for maximum fitness benefit. Author: Schneider, TerriPublisher: Hatherleigh Press, 2018Source: Overdrive eBooks*For details, please visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries) (Back to top) 《Outrunning the Demons》 Introduction:In recent years, we have seen a growing awareness of the immense therapeutic benefits of going for a run. The cliché tells us that the only bad run is the run you don't go on. Author: Hewitt, PhilPublisher: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019Source: Overdrive eBooks*For details, please visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries) (Back to top) 《HIIT Your Limit》 Introduction:Get lean, build muscle, and stay healthy in only ten minutes a day! A world-famous exercise scientist explains high-intensity interval training and the nutrition that complements it, and provides a wealth of workouts, including workouts you can do at home, so you can get and keep the body you've always wanted. Author: Kravitz,LenPublisher: Apollo Publishers, 2018Source: Overdrive eBooks*For details, please visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries) (Back to top) 《Ben Sir體育堂》 Introduction:(Please refer to the Chinese version) Author: Ben SirPublisher: 知出版社出版,2018Source: HyRead電子書*For details, please visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries) (Back to top) 《隨時隨地輕運動》 Introduction:(Please refer to the Chinese version) Author: 王君萍Publisher: 天窗,2016Source: HyRead電子書*For details, please visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries) (Back to top) 《不運動, 當然會生病!》 Introduction:(Please refer to the Chinese version) Author: 游敬倫Publisher: 新自然主義,2017Source: HyRead電子書*For details, please visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries) (Back to top)

e-Book Highlights: Go Green: Fight Virus

Vegetarianism refers to meat-free dishes and adoption of the plant-based foods as the daily diet for vegetarians including vegans, lacto-vegetarian, ovo-vegetarian and lacto-ovo-vegetarians. With the growing awareness towards environmental protection and health, the refined and nutritious vegetarian dishes have become popular.Let us go through below recommended Chinese and English e-books for making simple, healthy and nutritious vegetarian dishes with natural and fresh food recipes.   《Vegan for everybody : Foolproof plant-based recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and in-between》 Introduction:Avoid the pitfalls of bland food, lack of variety, and overprocessed ingredients with approachable, fresh, vibrant recipes. Can vegan cooking be flavorful? Satisfying? Easy to make? Through rigorous testing on the science of vegan cooking, America's Test Kitchen addresses these questions head-on, finding great-tasting and filling vegan protein options, cooking without dairy, preparing different whole grains and vegetables, and even baking. With more than 200 rigorously-tested vibrant recipes, this cookbook has something satisfying for everyone--the committed vegan or simply those looking to freshen up their cooking. With more than 200 rigorously-tested vibrant recipes, this cookbook has something satisfying for everyone--the committed vegan or simply those looking to freshen up their cooking. Author: America's Test KitchenPublisher: America's Test Kitchen. 2017Source:eBooks on EBSCOhost*For details, please visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries) (Back to top) 《Vegans save the world : Plant-based recipes and inspired ideas for every Week of the Year》 Introduction:Now, tens of thousands of people have put down their knives in favor of a vegan or vegetarian diet for weight loss or to control blood pressure and cholesterol. Not-so-healthy carnivore to healthy clean eating vegan: Author Alice Mary Alvrez shares her journey from not-so-healthy carnivore to urban homesteader who turned her health around and contributes to a healthier planet as well. This utterly unique vegan cookbook offers over 100 easy-to-make vegan recipes and many basic woman eco-warrior and plant-powered cook recipes.. Author: Alvrez, AlicePublisher: Mango. 2017Source:eBooks on EBSCOhost*For details, please visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries) (Back to top) 《Vegan for everybody : Foolproof plant-based recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and in-between》 Introduction:Healthy, Delicious Recipes with Plant Powered ProteinProtein is the macronutrient that's on the tip of everyone's tongue these days, but a protein-rich diet doesn't have to mean chowing down on giant bowls of beans or plates of egg whites—nor does it have to include meat, fish, or poultry. In this book, the Vegetarian Times editors set the protein story straight, showing you how to meet all your protein needs with delicious, satisfying, easy-to-prepare recipes that fit seamlessly into any lifestyle. Author: Chappell, Mary MargaretPublisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Globe Pequot Press. 2017Source:eBooks on EBSCOhost*For details, please visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries) (Back to top) 《自家製素食家常菜》 Introduction:(Please refer to the Chinese version) Author: 伍麗貞Publisher: 壹出版, 2015Source: HyRead電子書*For details, please visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries) (Back to top) 《素做幸福滋味. 2, 純素革命Vegvolution》 Introduction:(Please refer to the Chinese version) Author: 久久素食機構Publisher: 佳魁文化 2016Source: HyRead電子書*For details, please visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries) (Back to top) 《素做幸福滋味. 2, 純素革命Vegvolution》 Introduction:(Please refer to the Chinese version) Author: Elvis ChanPublisher: 紅出版(青森文化),2017Source: HyRead電子書*For details, please visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries) (Back to top)

e-Book Highlights: Bruce Lee

e-Book Highlights: Bruce Lee Author:Koestler-Grack, Rachel A.Publisher:Chelsea House Publishers, 2013Source: Ebooks on EBSCOhost Introduction: A biography of Bruce Lee, who was born in San Francisco, grew up in Hong Kong, returned to the U.S. and became a famous martial arts actor until his untimely death at age 32. (For details, please visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries.) (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries)

e-Book Highlights:《塑未謀面:香港製造 X 塑膠玩具》

e-Book Highlights:《塑未謀面:香港製造 X 塑膠玩具》 Author:劉任輝Publisher:非凡出版,2017Source: SUEP e-Book Introduction:   (For details, please refer to the Chinese version, or visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries.) (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries)

e-Book Highlights:《香港玩具誌》

e-Book Highlights:《王家衛的映畫世界》 Author:彭順口述;張施源撰文Publisher:香港中和出版有限公司,2013Source: SUEP e-Book Introduction:   (For details, please refer to the Chinese version, or visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries.) (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries)

e-Book Highlights:《別出心裁:香港華服製造的故事》

e-Book Highlights:《別出心裁:香港華服製造的故事》 Author:林春菊,新裝如初作Publisher:萬里書店,2016 Source: SUEP e-Book Introduction:   (For details, please refer to the Chinese version, or visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries.) (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries)

e-Book Highlights:《王家衛的映畫世界》

e-Book Highlights:《王家衛的映畫世界》 Author:黃愛玲、潘國靈、李照興主編Publisher:三聯書店(香港)有限公司,2015 Source: SUEP e-Book Introduction:   (For details, please refer to the Chinese version, or visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries.) (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries)

e-Book Highlights: Moral Education (《大數據時代大學生道德教育研究》)

  《大數據時代大學生道德教育研究》 Author:王婧Publisher:現代教育出版社, 2016Source: Apabi Chinese eBooks (Children's Collection) Introduction: (For details, please refer to the Chinese version, or visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries.) (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries)

e-Book Highlights:《The Common Good》

  《The Common Good》 Author:Robert B. ReichPublisher:Alfred A. Knopf, 2018 Source: OverDrive eBooks Introduction: Robert B. Reich makes a powerful case for the expansion of America's moral imagination. Rooting his argument in common sense and everyday reality, he demonstrates that a common good constitutes the very essence of any society or nation. Societies, he says, undergo virtuous cycles that reinforce the common good as well as vicious cycles that undermine it, one of which America has been experiencing for the past five decades. This process can and must be reversed. But first we need to weigh the moral obligations of citizenship and carefully consider how we relate to honor, shame, patriotism, truth, and the meaning of leadership. (For details, please refer to the Chinese version, or visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries.) (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries)

e-Book Highlights: Art and Architecture

  Art and Architecture Author:Croy, AnitaPublisher:Routledge., 2016Source: ProQuest Ebook Central Introduction: This text uses an innovative approach to the dynamics of labour's decline and proposes policy initiatives necessary for its revitalization. The book emphasises the need for restructuring of capitalism on a global scale and challenges traditional economic and industrial relations wisdom. (For more details, please visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries.) (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries)

e-Book Highlights: Chinese Art (《最美中國畫100幅》)

  《最美中國畫100幅》 Author:趙力,阮晶京編Publisher:香港中和出版, 2018Source: HyRead ebook Introduction: (For details, please refer to the Chinese version, or visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries.) (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries)

e-Book Highlights: Chinese Writing and Calligraphy

 (The image is added by Editorial Team) Chinese Opera : The Actor's Craft Author:Wendan LiPublisher:University of Hawaii Press, 2010Source: ProQuest eBook Central Introduction: Suitable for college and high school students and those learning on their own, this fully illustrated coursebook provides comprehensive instruction in the history and practical techniques of Chinese calligraphy. The work covers three major areas: 1) descriptions of Chinese characters and their components, including stroke types, layout patterns, and indications of sound and meaning; 2) basic brush techniques; and 3) the social, cultural, historical, and philosophical underpinnings of Chinese calligraphy--all of which are crucial to understanding and appreciating this art form. Chinese Writing and Calligraphy will be welcomed by both students and instructors in need of an accessible text on learning the fundamentals of the art of writing Chinese characters. (For more details, please visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries.) (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries)

e-Book Highlights: Chinese Art (《 國寶X檔案:書法.碑刻》)

  《國寶X檔案:書法.碑刻》 Author:中國中央電視臺《國寶檔案》欄目組Publisher:龍圖騰文化出版, 2011Source: HyRead電子書 Introduction: (For details, please refer to the Chinese version, or visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries.) (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries)

e-Book Highlights: Chinese Opera : The Actor's Craft

 (The image is added by Editorial Team) Chinese Opera : The Actor's Craft Author:Wang-Ngai Siu and Peter LovrickPublisher:Hong Kong University Press, 2013Source: ProQuest Ebook Central Introduction: Chinese opera embraces over 360 different styles of theatre that make one of the richest performance arts in the world. It combines music, speech, poetry, mime, acrobatics, stage fighting, vivid face-painting and exquisite costumes. This book uses breath-taking images of Chinese opera in performance by Hong Kong photographer Siu Wang-Ngai to illustrate and explain Chinese opera stage technique. The book explores costumes, gestures, mime, acrobatics, props and stage techniques. (For more details, please visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries.) (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries)

e-Book Highlights: Chinese Art (《敦煌藝術入門十講》)

  《敦煌藝術入門十講》 Author:楊琪Publisher:香港中和出版, 2018Source: SUEP Introduction: (For details, please refer to the Chinese version, or visit the e-Book Highlights of Hong Kong Public Libraries.) (The information is provided by Hong Kong Public Libraries)