Wikibooks:Book of the month/2005

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Book of the month 2005

February
Lucid Dreaming

The book of the month for February is Lucid Dreaming.

Lucid Dreaming is dreaming while you are aware you are dreaming. This allows you to control your dreams and have fantastical experiences.

The lucid dreaming wikibook gives you all the information you need about improving your dream recall, inducing lucid dreams, and using them to do whatever you want. There are also external references from which you can learn more.

"Very nice book: very complete and useful, and also well written!" - Johan

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March
HSE

The book of the month for March is High school extensions.

High school extensions is an online textbook aimed at, but not limited to, 14 to 18 year olds who are interested in mathematics in general. Several interesting topics of mathematics not covered in the standard high school curriculum are introduced in this text.

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April
US History: Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, April 1, 1774

The book of the month for April is US History.

US History covers the history of the United States of America from the pre-Columbian era to today, including 9/11, the Gulf wars, and terrorism. The chapters of the book follow the timeline from the early colonial period through the American revolution, the progressive era and the world wars, and an appendix covers all presidents, from George Washington to George Bush. The textbook is based on the College Entrance Examination Board test in Advanced Placement, United States History.

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May
Self-made computer (AMD Athlon 64)

The book of the month for May is How To Build A Computer.

How To Build A Computer teaches you how to build your own computer, starting from choosing the right parts, assembling them, and choosing and installing the right software. You can learn more about computer hardware by building a computer than you can by reading every computer hardware textbook ever written. Aside from that, you get a totally personalized computer that no OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) could match, and the opportunity to save a lot of money in the process.

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June
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The book of the month for June is FHSST Physics, a Wikibook for High School Students Studying Physics.

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July
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The book of the month for July is Blender 3D/Noob to Pro. Blender 3D/Noob to Pro is a book that explains how to use the 3D modeling program blender.

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August
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The book of the month for August is Wikijunior Solar System - a guide to our solar system for children aged 8-11.

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September
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The book of the month for September is Ada Programming - A tutorial to the Ada 2005 programming language. With over 200 modules Ada Programming is the most comprehensive programming guide available at Wikibooks as well as the only programming guide with a download site for the provided demonstration programs.

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October
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The book of the month for October is Chinese (Mandarin) — An introductory language course on the largest Chinese dialect. The lessons contain several weeks' worth of material, including detailed grammar explanations with example sentences, audio samples, and instruction on writing characters.

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November
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The book of the month for November is Consciousness studies – a rich-illustrated textbook on the neuroscience and philosophy of consciousness.

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December
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The book of the month for December is Japanese – an online course and reference for the Japanese language.

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