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A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr. Book by

A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr. Book
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  • Publisher : Lerner Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2018-01-01
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN Code: 1430130458
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Summary: "...school and public librarians will want to include this in their collections. The audio version...will be in great demand." - School Library Journal

The Giving Tree Book by Shel Silverstein

The Giving Tree Book
  • Author : Shel Silverstein
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2014-02-18
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN Code: 0061965103
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Summary: As The Giving Tree turns fifty, this timeless classic is available for the first time ever in ebook format. This digital edition allows young readers and lifelong fans to continue the legacy and love of a household classic that will now reach an even wider audience. Never before have Shel Silverstein's children's books appeared in a format other than hardcover. Since it was first published fifty years ago, Shel Silverstein's poignant picture book for readers of all ages has offered a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return. Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, and of classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump!, and Runny Babbit. And don't miss these other Shel Silverstein ebooks, Where the Sidewalk Ends, and A Light in the Attic!

Local Dirt Book by Andrea Bemis

Local Dirt Book
  • Author : Andrea Bemis
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-10-13
  • Category: Cooking
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN Code: 0062970283
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Summary: The author of the popular farm-to-table cookbook Dishing Up the Dirt returns with a dazzling collection of inventive recipes using farm-fresh ingredients, inspired by her commitment to supporting the local food movement. For Andrea Bemis, eating locally is a way of life. After all, her and her husband own and operate an organic vegetable farm in the Pacific Northwest, and the produce they grow—from kale and kohlrabi to beets and butternut squash—is at the heart of the meals they serve and eat at their dinner table. They supplement their harvest with food produced by their neighbors, including the ranchers who supply their meat, and the orchardists who provide their fruit. Andrea has always identified as a sustainable eater—until one day, when she opened a can of coconut milk and realized she had no idea where it came from. This propelled her to look more closely at her pantry, taking stock of the other ingredients that may have traveled some distance. Considering the energy used to transport the avocados, olive oil, and lemons to her Northern Oregon kitchen, she came up with an idea—a 30-day challenge to cook and eat only local food grown from local dirt, using ingredients produced within 200 miles of her home. In Local Dirt, Andrea shares her journey through stories, photographs, and more than 80 recipes, re-creating a not-so-distant world when the ingredients cooked and eaten were produced within local communities. Organized by season, the delicious and creative dishes in this truly sustainable cookbook includes Fennel Gratin, Kohlrabi Yogurt Salad with Smoked Salmon, Winter Squash Toast with Honey & Hazelnuts, and Zucchini Swiss Chard & Chickpea Stew. Best of all, the recipes can be adapted to utilize any local fare. Ultimately, Andrea found that the “challenge” she set out for herself wasn’t a challenge at all, but an opportunity to go back to basics, slow down, and connect even more deeply with her community. In Local Dirt, she offers the inspiration, instruction, and advice we need to eat deliciously and sustainably.

I'll Give You the Sun Book by Jandy Nelson

I'll Give You the Sun Book
  • Author : Jandy Nelson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-09-16
  • Category: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN Code: 1101593849
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Summary: A New York Times bestseller • One of Time Magazine’s 100 Best YA Books of All Time • Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award • A Stonewall Honor Book The radiant, award-winning story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal for fans of John Green, Becky Albertalli, and Adam Silvera "Dazzling." —The New York Times Book Review "A blazing prismatic explosion of color." —Entertainment Weekly "Powerful and well-crafted . . . Stunning." —Time Magazine “We were all heading for each other on a collision course, no matter what. Maybe some people are just meant to be in the same story.” At first, Jude and her twin brother are NoahandJude; inseparable. Noah draws constantly and is falling in love with the charismatic boy next door, while daredevil Jude wears red-red lipstick, cliff-dives, and does all the talking for both of them. Years later, they are barely speaking. Something has happened to change the twins in different yet equally devastating ways . . . but then Jude meets an intriguing, irresistible boy and a mysterious new mentor. The early years are Noah’s to tell; the later years are Jude’s. But they each have only half the story, and if they can only find their way back to one another, they’ll have a chance to remake their world. This radiant, award-winning novel from the acclaimed author of The Sky Is Everywhere will leave you breathless and teary and laughing—often all at once.

The Living Sea of Waking Dreams Book by Richard Flanagan

The Living Sea of Waking Dreams Book
  • Author : Richard Flanagan
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2021-05-25
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN Code: 0593319613
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Summary: From the acclaimed Booker Prize-winning author comes a dazzling novel of family, love and love's disappointments Anna's aged mother is dying. Condemned by her children's pity to living, subjected to increasingly desperate medical interventions, she turns her focus to her hospital window, through which she escapes into visions of horror and delight. When Anna's finger vanishes and a few months later her knee disappears, Anna too feels the pull of the window. She begins to see that all around her, others are similarly vanishing, yet no one else notices. All Anna can do is keep her mother alive. But the window keeps opening wider, taking Anna and the reader ever deeper into an eerily beautiful story of grief and possibility, of loss and love and orange-bellied parrots. Hailed on publication in Australia as Richard Flanagan's greatest novel yet, The Living Sea of Waking Dreams is a rising ember storm illuminating what remains when the inferno beckons: one part elegy, one part dream, one part hope.

The Confidence Men Book by Margalit Fox

The Confidence Men Book
  • Author : Margalit Fox
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2021-06-01
  • Category: History
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN Code: 1984853864
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Summary: The Great Escape for the Great War: the astonishing true story of two World War I prisoners who pulled off one of the most ingenious escapes of all time. “Fox unspools Jones and Hill’s delightfully elaborate scheme in nail-biting episodes that advance like a narrative Rube Goldberg machine.”—The New York Times Book Review Imprisoned in a remote Turkish POW camp during World War I, having survived a two-month forced march and a terrifying shootout in the desert, two British officers, Harry Jones and Cedric Hill, join forces to bamboozle their iron-fisted captors. To stave off despair and boredom, Jones takes a handmade Ouija board and fakes elaborate séances for his fellow prisoners. Word gets around, and one day an Ottoman official approaches Jones with a query: Could Jones contact the spirit world to find a vast treasure rumored to be buried nearby? Jones, a trained lawyer, and Hill, a brilliant magician, use the Ouija board—and their keen understanding of the psychology of deception—to build a trap for their captors that will ultimately lead them to freedom. A gripping nonfiction thriller, The Confidence Men is the story of one of the only known con games played for a good cause—and of a profound but unlikely friendship. Had it not been for “the Great War,” Jones, the Oxford-educated son of a British lord, and Hill, a mechanic on an Australian sheep ranch, would never have met. But in pain, loneliness, hunger, and isolation, they formed a powerful emotional and intellectual alliance that saved both of their lives. Margalit Fox brings her “nose for interesting facts, the ability to construct a taut narrative arc, and a Dickens-level gift for concisely conveying personality” (Kathryn Schulz, New York) to this tale of psychological strategy that is rife with cunning, danger, and moments of high farce that rival anything in Catch-22.

The Last Samurai Book by Helen DeWitt

The Last Samurai Book
  • Author : Helen DeWitt
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-05-31
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN Code: 0811225518
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Summary: Called “remarkable” (The Wall Street Journal) and “an ambitious, colossal debut novel” (Publishers Weekly), Helen DeWitt’s The Last Samurai is back in print at last Helen DeWitt’s 2000 debut, The Last Samurai, was “destined to become a cult classic” (Miramax). The enterprising publisher sold the rights in twenty countries, so “Why not just, ‘destined to become a classic?’” (Garth Risk Hallberg) And why must cultists tell the uninitiated it has nothing to do with Tom Cruise? Sibylla, an American-at-Oxford turned loose on London, finds herself trapped as a single mother after a misguided one-night stand. High-minded principles of child-rearing work disastrously well. J. S. Mill (taught Greek at three) and Yo Yo Ma (Bach at two) claimed the methods would work with any child; when these succeed with the boy Ludo, he causes havoc at school and is home again in a month. (Is he a prodigy, a genius? Readers looking over Ludo’s shoulder find themselves easily reading Greek and more.) Lacking male role models for a fatherless boy, Sibylla turns to endless replays of Kurosawa’s masterpiece Seven Samurai. But Ludo is obsessed with the one thing he wants and doesn’t know: his father’s name. At eleven, inspired by his own take on the classic film, he sets out on a secret quest for the father he never knew. He’ll be punched, sliced, and threatened with retribution. He may not live to see twelve. Or he may find a real samurai and save a mother who thinks boredom a fate worse than death.

The Graveyard Book Book by Neil Gaiman

The Graveyard Book Book
  • Author : Neil Gaiman
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-06
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN Code: 0061972657
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Summary: Neil Gaiman's perennial favorite, The Graveyard Book, has sold more than one million copies and is the only novel to win both the Newbery Medal and the Carnegie Medal. Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place—he's the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians' time as well as their ghostly teachings—such as the ability to Fade so mere mortals cannot see him. Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead? The Graveyard Book is the winner of the Newbery Medal, the Carnegie Medal, the Hugo Award for best novel, the Locus Award for Young Adult novel, the American Bookseller Association’s “Best Indie Young Adult Buzz Book,” a Horn Book Honor, and Audio Book of the Year.

Me Before You Book by Jojo Moyes

Me Before You Book
  • Author : Jojo Moyes
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-12-31
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN Code: 1101606371
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Summary: USA Today's top 100 books to read while stuck at home social distancing From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Giver of Stars, discover the love story that captured over 20 million hearts in Me Before You, After You, and Still Me. They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose . . . Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life—steady boyfriend, close family—who has barely been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex–Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident. Will has always lived a huge life—big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel—and now he’s pretty sure he cannot live the way he is. Will is acerbic, moody, bossy—but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected. When she learns that Will has shocking plans of his own, she sets out to show him that life is still worth living. A Love Story for this generation and perfect for fans of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars, Me Before You brings to life two people who couldn’t have less in common—a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks, What do you do when making the person you love happy also means breaking your own heart?

The Seven Basic Plots Book by Christopher Booker

The Seven Basic Plots Book
  • Author : Christopher Booker
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2005-11-11
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 736
  • ISBN Code: 1441116516
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Summary: This remarkable and monumental book at last provides a comprehensive answer to the age-old riddle of whether there are only a small number of 'basic stories' in the world. Using a wealth of examples, from ancient myths and folk tales via the plays and novels of great literature to the popular movies and TV soap operas of today, it shows that there are seven archetypal themes which recur throughout every kind of storytelling. But this is only the prelude to an investigation into how and why we are 'programmed' to imagine stories in these ways, and how they relate to the inmost patterns of human psychology. Drawing on a vast array of examples, from Proust to detective stories, from the Marquis de Sade to E.T., Christopher Booker then leads us through the extraordinary changes in the nature of storytelling over the past 200 years, and why so many stories have 'lost the plot' by losing touch with their underlying archetypal purpose. Booker analyses why evolution has given us the need to tell stories and illustrates how storytelling has provided a uniquely revealing mirror to mankind's psychological development over the past 5000 years. This seminal book opens up in an entirely new way our understanding of the real purpose storytelling plays in our lives, and will be a talking point for years to come.

The Midnight Library Book by Matt Haig

The Midnight Library Book
  • Author : Matt Haig
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-09-29
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: 1443455881
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Summary: Between life and death there is a library. When Nora Seed finds herself in the Midnight Library, she has a chance to make things right. Up until now, her life has been full of misery and regret. She feels she has let everyone down, including herself. But things are about to change. The books in the Midnight Library enable Nora to live as if she had done things differently. With the help of an old friend, she can now undo every one of her regrets as she tries to work out her perfect life. But things aren’t always what she imagined they’d be, and soon her choices place the library and herself in extreme danger. Before time runs out, she must answer the ultimate question: what is the best way to live?

Super Fly Book by Jonathan Balcombe

Super Fly Book
  • Author : Jonathan Balcombe
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2021-05-25
  • Category: Nature
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN Code: 0525506047
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Summary: Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award for Natural History "After reading Super Fly, you will never take a fly for granted again. Thank you, Jonathan Balcombe, for reminding us of the infinite marvels of everyday creatures." —Sy Montgomery, Author of How to Be a Good Creature From an expert in animal consciousness, a book that will turn the fly on the wall into the elephant in the room. For most of us, the only thing we know about flies is that they're annoying, and our usual reaction is to try to kill them. In Super Fly, the myth-busting biologist Jonathan Balcombe shows the order Diptera in all of its diversity, illustrating the essential role that flies play in every ecosystem in the world as pollinators, waste-disposers, predators, and food source; and how flies continue to reshape our understanding of evolution. Along the way, he reintroduces us to familiar foes like the fruit fly and mosquito, and gives us the chance to meet their lesser-known cousins like the Petroleum Fly (the only animal in the world that breeds in crude oil) and the Chocolate Midge (the sole pollinator of the Cacao tree). No matter your outlook on our tiny buzzing neighbors, Super Fly will change the way you look at flies forever. Jonathan Balcombe is the author of four books on animal sentience, including the New York Times bestselling What A Fish Knows, which was nominated for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Award for Science Writing. He has worked for years as a researcher and educator with the Humane society to show us the consciousness of other creatures, and here he takes us to the farthest reaches of the animal kingdom.

You May Also Like Book by Tom Vanderbilt

You May Also Like Book
  • Author : Tom Vanderbilt
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Release Date : 2016-05-10
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN Code: 0307402649
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Summary: From the bestselling author of Traffic, a brilliant and entertaining exploration of our personal tastes--why we like the things we like, and what it says about us. Everyone knows his or her favourite colour, the foods we most enjoy, and which season of The Sopranos deserves the most stars on Netflix. But what does it really mean when we like something? How do we decide what's good? Is it something biological? What is the role of our personal experiences in shaping our tastes? And how do businesses make use of this information to develop and sell their products? In You May Also Like, Tom Vanderbilt dives deep into this complex and fascinating world. He explores the physiology of eating to reveal how our taste buds, which can only recognize five tastes, interact with our olfactory systems and our memories to create an astounding array of flavours. He shows how difficult it is, even for experts, to pinpoint exactly what makes something good or enjoyable, and how companies like Netflix can make or lose millions based on their ability to predict what we will enjoy. Like his bestselling book Traffic, Vanderbilt's new book takes us on a stimulating and surprising intellectual journey that helps us better understand our world and ourselves, and the things we so often take for granted.

I Wonder Book by Annaka Harris

I Wonder Book
  • Author : Annaka Harris
  • Publisher : Four Elephants Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-17
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN Code: 1940051029
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Summary: “I Wonder offers crucial lessons in emotional intelligence, starting with being secure in the face of uncertainty. Annaka Harris has woven a beautiful tapestry of art, storytelling, and profound wisdom. Any young child – and parent – will benefit from sharing this wondrous book together.”—Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence “I Wonder captures the beauty of life and the mystery of our world, sweeping child and adult into a powerful journey of discovery. Magnificent!”—Dr. Daniel Siegel, author of Mindsight and The Whole-Brain Child Eva takes a walk with her mother and encounters a range of mysteries: from gravity, to life cycles, to the vastness of the universe. She learns that it’s okay to say “I don’t know,” and she discovers that there are some things even adults don’t know—mysteries for everyone to wonder about together! I Wonder is a book that celebrates the feelings of awe and curiosity in children, as the foundation for all learning.

How to Raise an Adult Book by Julie Lythcott-Haims

How to Raise an Adult Book
  • Author : Julie Lythcott-Haims
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release Date : 2015-06-09
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN Code: 1627791787
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Summary: New York Times Bestseller "Julie Lythcott-Haims is a national treasure. . . . A must-read for every parent who senses that there is a healthier and saner way to raise our children." -Madeline Levine, author of the New York Times bestsellers The Price of Privilege and Teach Your Children Well "For parents who want to foster hearty self-reliance instead of hollow self-esteem, How to Raise an Adult is the right book at the right time." -Daniel H. Pink, author of the New York Times bestsellers Drive and A Whole New Mind A provocative manifesto that exposes the harms of helicopter parenting and sets forth an alternate philosophy for raising preteens and teens to self-sufficient young adulthood In How to Raise an Adult, Julie Lythcott-Haims draws on research, on conversations with admissions officers, educators, and employers, and on her own insights as a mother and as a student dean to highlight the ways in which overparenting harms children, their stressed-out parents, and society at large. While empathizing with the parental hopes and, especially, fears that lead to overhelping, Lythcott-Haims offers practical alternative strategies that underline the importance of allowing children to make their own mistakes and develop the resilience, resourcefulness, and inner determination necessary for success. Relevant to parents of toddlers as well as of twentysomethings-and of special value to parents of teens-this book is a rallying cry for those who wish to ensure that the next generation can take charge of their own lives with competence and confidence.

Beautiful Country Book by Qian Julie Wang

Beautiful Country Book
  • Author : Qian Julie Wang
  • Publisher : Doubleday
  • Release Date : 2021-09-07
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN Code: 0385547242
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Summary: NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • A TODAY SHOW #READWITHJENNA BOOK CLUB PICK! • The moving story of an undocumented child living in poverty in the richest country in the world—an incandescent debut from an astonishing new talent “Heartrending, unvarnished, and powerfully courageous, this account of growing up undocumented in America will never leave you." —Gish Jen, author of The Resisters In Chinese, the word for America, Mei Guo, translates directly to “beautiful country.” Yet when seven-year-old Qian arrives in New York City in 1994 full of curiosity, she is overwhelmed by crushing fear and scarcity. In China, Qian’s parents were professors; in America, her family is “illegal” and it will require all the determination and small joys they can muster to survive. In Chinatown, Qian’s parents labor in sweatshops. Instead of laughing at her jokes, they fight constantly, taking out the stress of their new life on one another. Shunned by her classmates and teachers for her limited English, Qian takes refuge in the library and masters the language through books, coming to think of The Berenstain Bears as her first American friends. And where there is delight to be found, Qian relishes it: her first bite of gloriously greasy pizza, weekly “shopping days,” when Qian finds small treasures in the trash lining Brooklyn’s streets, and a magical Christmas visit to Rockefeller Center—confirmation that the New York City she saw in movies does exist after all. But then Qian’s headstrong Ma Ma collapses, revealing an illness that she has kept secret for months for fear of the cost and scrutiny of a doctor’s visit. As Ba Ba retreats further inward, Qian has little to hold onto beyond his constant refrain: Whatever happens, say that you were born here, that you’ve always lived here. Inhabiting her childhood perspective with exquisite lyric clarity and unforgettable charm and strength, Qian Julie Wang has penned an essential American story about a family fracturing under the weight of invisibility, and a girl coming of age in the shadows, who never stops seeking the light.

Again Again Book by E. Lockhart

Again Again Book
  • Author : E. Lockhart
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Release Date : 2020-06-02
  • Category: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN Code: 0385391390
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Summary: This twisty novel from the New York Times bestselling author of We Were Liars and Genuine Fraud asks: What if there were infinite universes and infinite ways to fall in love? If you could live your life again, what would you do differently? After a near-fatal family catastrophe and an unexpected romantic upheaval, Adelaide Buchwald finds herself catapulted into a summer of wild possibility, during which she will fall in and out of love a thousand times--while finally confronting the secrets she keeps, her ideas about love, and the weird grandiosity of the human mind. A raw, funny story that will surprise you over and over, Again Again gives us an indelible heroine grappling with the terrible and wonderful problem of loving other people. "Inventive, philosophical and romantic." --GAYLE FORMAN, #1 New York Times bestselling author of If I Stay Don't miss, Family of Liars, the eagerly anticipated prequel to the New York Times Bestselling phenomenon, We Were Liars. Available in May 2022!

The Office of Historical Corrections Book by Danielle Evans

The Office of Historical Corrections Book
  • Author : Danielle Evans
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-11-10
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN Code: 0593189469
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Summary: WINNER OF THE 2021 JOYCE CAROL OATES PRIZE NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2020 BY O MAGAZINE, THE NEW YORKER, THE WASHINGTON POST, REAL SIMPLE, THE GUARDIAN, AND MORE FINALIST FOR: THE STORY PRIZE, THE L.A. TIMES BOOK PRIZE, THE ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE, THE CHAUTAUQUA PRIZE “Sublime short stories of race, grief, and belonging . . . an extraordinary new collection . . .” —The New Yorker “Evans’s new stories present rich plots reflecting on race relations, grief, and love . . .” —The New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Choice “Danielle Evans demonstrates, once again, that she is the finest short story writer working today.” —Roxane Gay, The New York Times–bestselling author of Difficult Women and Bad Feminist The award-winning author of Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self brings her signature voice and insight to the subjects of race, grief, apology, and American history. Danielle Evans is widely acclaimed for her blisteringly smart voice and X-ray insights into complex human relationships. With The Office of Historical Corrections, Evans zooms in on particular moments and relationships in her characters’ lives in a way that allows them to speak to larger issues of race, culture, and history. She introduces us to Black and multiracial characters who are experiencing the universal confusions of lust and love, and getting walloped by grief—all while exploring how history haunts us, personally and collectively. Ultimately, she provokes us to think about the truths of American history—about who gets to tell them, and the cost of setting the record straight. In “Boys Go to Jupiter,” a white college student tries to reinvent herself after a photo of her in a Confederate-flag bikini goes viral. In “Richard of York Gave Battle in Vain,” a photojournalist is forced to confront her own losses while attending an old friend’s unexpectedly dramatic wedding. And in the eye-opening title novella, a black scholar from Washington, DC, is drawn into a complex historical mystery that spans generations and puts her job, her love life, and her oldest friendship at risk.

The Darkness Outside Us Book by Eliot Schrefer

The Darkness Outside Us Book
  • Author : Eliot Schrefer
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2021-06-01
  • Category: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN Code: 0062888250
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Summary: They Both Die at the End meets The Loneliest Girl in the Universe in this mind-bending sci-fi mystery and tender love story about two boys aboard a spaceship sent on a rescue mission, from two-time National Book Award finalist Eliot Schrefer. Two boys, alone in space. Sworn enemies sent on the same rescue mission. Ambrose wakes up on the Coordinated Endeavor with no memory of a launch. There’s more that doesn’t add up: evidence indicates strangers have been on board, the ship’s operating system is voiced by his mother, and his handsome, brooding shipmate has barricaded himself away. But nothing will stop Ambrose from making his mission succeed—not when he’s rescuing his own sister. In order to survive the ship’s secrets, Ambrose and Kodiak will need to work together and learn to trust each other . . . especially once they discover what they are truly up against. Love might be the only way to survive.

The Good Soldier Book by Ford Madox Ford

The Good Soldier Book
  • Author : Ford Madox Ford
  • Publisher : Arcturus Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-04-15
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: 1398813370
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Summary: Originally entitled The Saddest Story, this is a heartbreaking, yet darkly witty, tale of betrayal and conflict in the years before World War I. Through a series of flashbacks, the seemingly meek John Dowell tells the story of two failing marriages. But all is not as it seems and the twists and turns of Ford's masterpiece raise as many questions as they answer.

Blockchain Book by Harvard Business Review,Don Tapscott,Marco Iansiti,Karim R. Lakhani

Blockchain Book
  • Author : Harvard Business Review,Don Tapscott,Marco Iansiti,Karim R. Lakhani
  • Publisher : Harvard Business Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-27
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN Code: 1633697924
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Summary: Can blockchain solve your biggest business problem? While the world is transfixed by bitcoin mania, your competitors are tuning out the noise and making strategic bets on blockchain. Your rivals are effortlessly tracking every last link in their supply chains. They're making bureaucratic paper trails obsolete while keeping their customers' data safer and discovering new ways to use this next foundational technology to sustain their competitive advantage. What should you be doing with blockchain now to ensure that your business is poised for success? "Blockchain: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review" brings you today's most essential thinking on blockchain, explains how to get the right initiatives started at your company, and prepares you to seize the opportunity of the coming blockchain wave. Business is changing. Will you adapt or be left behind? Get up to speed and deepen your understanding of the topics that are shaping your company's future with the Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review series. Featuring HBR's smartest thinking on fast-moving issues--blockchain, cybersecurity, AI, and more--each book provides the foundational introduction and practical case studies your organization needs to compete today and collects the best research, interviews, and analysis to get it ready for tomorrow. You can't afford to ignore how these issues will transform the landscape of business and society. The Insights You Need series will help you grasp these critical ideas--and prepare you and your company for the future.

It's Christmas, David! Book by David Shannon

It's Christmas, David! Book
  • Author : David Shannon
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2016-09-27
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN Code: 133813776X
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Summary: Readers of all ages will vividly remember trying to peek at hidden gift packages; writing scrolls of wish lists to Santa; and struggling to behave at formal Christmas dinner parties. Always in the background, we know Santa Claus is watching, soon to decide if David deserves a shiny new fire truck or a lump of coal under the tree. From playing with delicate ornaments to standing in an endlessly long line for Santa, here are common Christmas activities--but with David's naughty trimmings. A surefire hit that is destined to be an annual classic.

The Best of Me (Movie Tie-In Enhanced Ebook) Book by Nicholas Sparks

The Best of Me (Movie Tie-In Enhanced Ebook) Book
  • Author : Nicholas Sparks
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-01-20
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN Code: 1455556572
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Summary: WITH FEATURETTES FROM NICHOLAS SPARKS AND THE MOVIE CAST, DELETED SCENES, MUSIC VIDEO, AND MORE! IN THEATERS OCTOBER 17, 2014! Starring Michelle Monaghan, James Marsden, Luke Bracey, and Liana Liberator "Everyone wanted to believe that endless love was possible. She'd believed in it once, too, back when she was eighteen." In the spring of 1984, high school students Amanda Collier and Dawson Cole fell deeply, irrevocably in love. Though they were from opposite sides of the tracks, their love for one another seemed to defy the realities of life in the small town of Oriental, North Carolina. But as the summer of their senior year came to a close, unforeseen events would tear the young couple apart, setting them on radically divergent paths. Now, twenty-five years later, Amanda and Dawson are summoned back to Oriental for the funeral of Tuck Hostetler, the mentor who once gave shelter to their high school romance. Neither has lived the life they imagined . . . and neither can forget the passionate first love that forever changed their lives. As Amanda and Dawson carry out the instructions Tuck left behind for them, they realize that everything they thought they knew -- about Tuck, about themselves, and about the dreams they held dear -- was not as it seemed. Forced to confront painful memories, the two former lovers will discover undeniable truths about the choices they have made. And in the course of a single, searing weekend, they will ask of the living, and the dead: Can love truly rewrite the past?

Against Empathy Book by Paul Bloom

Against Empathy Book
  • Author : Paul Bloom
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-12-06
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN Code: 0062339354
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Summary: New York Post Best Book of 2016 We often think of our capacity to experience the suffering of others as the ultimate source of goodness. Many of our wisest policy-makers, activists, scientists, and philosophers agree that the only problem with empathy is that we don’t have enough of it. Nothing could be farther from the truth, argues Yale researcher Paul Bloom. In AGAINST EMPATHY, Bloom reveals empathy to be one of the leading motivators of inequality and immorality in society. Far from helping us to improve the lives of others, empathy is a capricious and irrational emotion that appeals to our narrow prejudices. It muddles our judgment and, ironically, often leads to cruelty. We are at our best when we are smart enough not to rely on it, but to draw instead upon a more distanced compassion. Basing his argument on groundbreaking scientific findings, Bloom makes the case that some of the worst decisions made by individuals and nations—who to give money to, when to go to war, how to respond to climate change, and who to imprison—are too often motivated by honest, yet misplaced, emotions. With precision and wit, he demonstrates how empathy distorts our judgment in every aspect of our lives, from philanthropy and charity to the justice system; from medical care and education to parenting and marriage. Without empathy, Bloom insists, our decisions would be clearer, fairer, and—yes—ultimately more moral. Brilliantly argued, urgent and humane, AGAINST EMPATHY shows us that, when it comes to both major policy decisions and the choices we make in our everyday lives, limiting our impulse toward empathy is often the most compassionate choice we can make.

EBOOK: Facing Danger in the Helping Professions: A Skilled Approach Book by Iain Bourne

EBOOK: Facing Danger in the Helping Professions: A Skilled Approach Book
  • Author : Iain Bourne
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Release Date : 2013-03-16
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN Code: 0335245846
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Summary: Dangerous behaviour is a very real threat to practitioners working across the helping professions, and one that many feel ill-equipped to adequately deal with. This innovative, accessible and theoretically informed book focuses on the types of dangerous behaviour that helping professionals are likely to encounter, and provides strategies and skills for dealing with these situations. The book’s focus is on the immediate face-to-face management of interpersonal danger, and looks at ways in which helping professionals should implement good practice, while dealing with the moments of extreme stress, confusion, fear and anxiety that these situations give rise to.

Out of Russia: The Ultimate True Twentieth Century Love Story Book by Brian Grover & Jim Rickards

Out of Russia: The Ultimate True Twentieth Century Love Story Book
  • Author : Brian Grover & Jim Rickards
  • Publisher : Kings Road Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-02-02
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN Code: 1784185922
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Summary: In 1931 Brian Grover fled the world recession to seek fortune and adventure in Stalin's murderously dangerous Soviet Union. It was a move that was to dramatically change the course of his life. At the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow he met a beautiful, young nurse, named Ileana Petrovna. Their meeting marked the beginning of a passionate and extra-ordinary love affair that was to enchant the world.Set against a background of political and social turmoil, Out of Russia is the heart-warming and exquisitely written true story of one man's courage, bravery and unswerving determination to be with the woman he loved.

Narratives of Nothing in 20th-Century Literature Book by Meghan Vicks

Narratives of Nothing in 20th-Century Literature Book
  • Author : Meghan Vicks
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2015-10-22
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN Code: 1501307231
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Summary: The concept of nothing was an enduring concern of the 20th century. As Martin Heidegger and Jean-Paul Sartre each positioned nothing as inseparable from the human condition and essential to the creation or operation of human existence, as Jacques Derrida demonstrated how all structures are built upon a nothing within the structure, and as mathematicians argued that zero – the number that is also not a number – allows for the creation of our modern mathematical system, Narratives of Nothing in 20th-Century Literature suggests that nothing itself enables the act of narration. Focusing on the literary works of Vladimir Nabokov, Samuel Beckett, and Victor Pelevin, Meghan Vicks traces how and why these writers give narrative form to nothing, demonstrating that nothing is essential to the creation of narrative – that is, how our perceptions are conditioned, how we make meaning (or madness) out of the stuff of our existence, how we craft our knowable selves, and how we exist in language.

Storytelling and Story-Reading in Early Years Book by Mary Medlicott

Storytelling and Story-Reading in Early Years Book
  • Author : Mary Medlicott
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-03-21
  • Category: Education
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN Code: 1784506044
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Summary: When a practitioner can tell and read stories well, it is proven to significantly improve young children's early communication and literacy. In this easy-to-read and essential guide, storytelling trainer Mary Medlicott gives professionals the tools to get the best out of oral storytelling and story-reading sessions, with management, performance and language techniques. Included are examples of stories and post-story activities that are most successful with children of ages 2 to 5. Medlicott shows how to prepare for the session, spark children's imagination with props, voices and facial expressions, and encourage empathy with thoughtful use of language and variety. Importantly, she gives practical advice on how to cater for all learning needs, such as children with hearing impairment or learning difficulties, and children who are learning English as a second language.

Reimagining Black Art and Criminology Book by Glynn, Martin

Reimagining Black Art and Criminology Book
  • Author : Glynn, Martin
  • Publisher : Policy Press
  • Release Date : 2021-05-17
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN Code: 1529213940
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Summary: It is time to disrupt current criminological discourses which still exclude the perspectives of black scholars. Through the lens of black art, Martin Glynn explores the relevance black artistic contributions have for understanding crime and justice. Through art forms including black crime fiction, black theatre and black music, this book brings much needed attention to marginalized perspectives within mainstream criminology. Refining academic and professional understandings of race, racialization and intersectional aspects of crime, this text provides a platform for the contributions to criminology which are currently rendered invisible.

52 Ways to Connect as a Couple Book by Jay Payleitner

52 Ways to Connect as a Couple Book
  • Author : Jay Payleitner
  • Publisher : Harvest House Publishers
  • Release Date : 2016-02-01
  • Category: Religion
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN Code: 0736961976
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Summary: Popular author and speaker Jay Payleitner shows that becoming one includes more than just staying married. It's not just about compromise. And it's not just about sacrifice and mutual submission. And it's not just about sex. It's about unity. Solidarity. Integrity. But how do you nurture oneness in the real world? In these 52 short readings, you'll find fun, creative ways you and your spouse can embrace a common purpose and shared dreams. Jay addresses head-on some of the obstacles to oneness and suggests out-of-the-box solutions for overcoming them. Share dreams. Never compromise. Hit bottom together. Pay off the credit cards. Kiss in the kitchen. Laugh together. Cry together. Serve. Be served. Sometimes spiritual, sometimes silly, but always practical, winsome, and wise, these ideas for drawing closer to each other and enjoying your unique connection will inspire and equip you to make your marriage better than ever.

Clinical Strategies for Becoming a Master Psychotherapist Book by William O'Donohue,Nicholas A. Cummings

Clinical Strategies for Becoming a Master Psychotherapist Book
  • Author : William O'Donohue,Nicholas A. Cummings
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2006-04-01
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN Code: 0080476562
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Summary: The best health practices are a synthesis of science and art. Surgery is a case in point. Although all competent surgeons follow scientific protocols, the best surgeons are masters of the art of surgery and produce better outcomes: e.g., smaller incisions; lower mortality rates. Psychotherapists are in exactly the same position. Psychotherapy is both a science and an art. There are excellent resources that convey information about empirically supported practices — the science of psychotherapy. However, this scientific information is incomplete in two important ways. It does not cover key matters that come up in psychotherapy (e.g., building a therapeutic relationship, resistance, termination), and it often does not fully cover the "art" of implementing these techniques, the nuances, the creative ways, the problem solving strategies when difficulties arise. This book is an attempt to have high profile, expert, "master" therapists discuss the art of handling these key issues.

The Absolute Pseudo Truths To The Origins Of Life Book by Dr. Hagen Daahs & Dr. Ima Fükuppe

The Absolute Pseudo Truths To The Origins Of Life Book
  • Author : Dr. Hagen Daahs & Dr. Ima Fükuppe
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2011-08-29
  • Category: Reference
  • Pages : 67
  • ISBN Code: 1465334726
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Summary: This book is a satirical look at the very basic questions most humans have concerning the origins of life and our purpose as beings here on middle earth. The extensive pseudo research conducted by the authors provide answers to the debate over evolution versus creationism. It appears that all can be explained based on the legends of the old gods, their sexual practices and beliefs thereof.

The Next Happy Book by Tracey Cleantis

The Next Happy Book
  • Author : Tracey Cleantis
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-03-03
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN Code: 1616495766
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Summary: When the best option is to let go of the life you planned for yourself and find a new path, a world of possibilities can surprisingly open up. Learn whether it is time to let go, and if so, how to move through your grief and find your way forward in The Next Happy.If you believe, you can do anything.Although well-meaning, these intended words of inspiration can make us feel like failures. The reality is that no matter how positive our outlook or how tenacious our approach, our dreams simply do not always come true--and there is nothing we can do about it.After multiple fertility treatments and years of hardship in her pursuit to have a child, Tracey Cleantis was forced to face this reality head-on. Yet, through this process and her work counseling hundreds of clients through the loss of their goals and aspirations, she discovered one simple truth: Sometimes there comes a time when the smartest, healthiest, and sanest thing to do is to let go of the original plan in order to find a new way forward toward happiness. And with this critical shift, a world of possibilities opens up to us. New, tangible dreams take shape.In The Next Happy, Cleantis offers a roadmap for that journey, teaching you how toface the possibility of letting go of a dream that isn’t workingaccept and face sadness, anger, and shameunderstand the true reasons why you wanted what you wanted and the real-life causes for why you didn’t get itask the questions that will let you move on and set realistic goals for finding a new way forward.With down-to-earth wisdom and humor, this enlightening counterpoint to the popular self-help notion to “follow your dream, no matter what it takes” provides the guidance and support to help you make the decision of whether it is time to give up an impossible dream, and if so, move through your grief, and discover the next happy.

Introduction to Teaching Book by Gene E. Hall,Linda F. Quinn,Donna M. Gollnick

Introduction to Teaching Book
  • Author : Gene E. Hall,Linda F. Quinn,Donna M. Gollnick
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-11-29
  • Category: Education
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN Code: 150639387X
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Summary: An ideal introductory text for aspiring teachers, Introduction to Teaching: Making a Difference in Student Learning is grounded in the realities and complexities found in today’s schools. Acclaimed authors Gene E. Hall, Linda F. Quinn, and Donna M. Gollnick thoroughly prepare students to make a difference as teachers, presenting firsthand stories and evidence-based practices while offering a student-centered approach to learning. The authors focus on how to address one of the biggest challenges facing many of today’s schools—ensuring that all students are learning—and help teachers prioritize student learning as their primary focus. From true-to-life challenges that future teachers will face, such as high-stakes testing, reduced funding, low retention, and Common Core State Standards, to the inspiration and joy they will experience throughout their teaching careers, the Third Edition paints an importantly authentic picture of the real life of a teacher. A Complete Teaching & Learning Package Contact your rep to request a demo, answer your questions, and explore the robust tools and resources available with this text. SAGE Premium Video Included in the interactive eBook! SAGE Premium Video tools and resources boost comprehension and bolster analysis. Learn more. Interactive eBook Your students save when you bundle the print version with the Interactive eBook (Bundle ISBN: 978-1-5443-6590-9), which includes access to SAGE Premium Video and other multimedia tools. SAGE coursepacks SAGE coursepacks makes it easy to import our quality instructor and student resource content into your school’s learning management system (LMS). Intuitive and simple to use, SAGE coursepacks allows you to customize course content to meet your students’ needs. Learn more. SAGE edge This companion website offers both instructors and students a robust online environment with an impressive array of teaching and learning resources. Learn more.

Psychosocial Imaginaries Book by Stephen Frosh

Psychosocial Imaginaries Book
  • Author : Stephen Frosh
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-04-29
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN Code: 1137388188
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Summary: Psychosocial studies challenges the traditions of psychology and sociology from a genuinely transdisciplinary perspective. The book reflects this agenda in its varied theoretical and empirical strands, producing a newly contextualised and restless body of understanding of how 'psychic' and 'social' processes intertwine.

Promoting Resilience in Child Welfare Book by Robert John Flynn,Peter M. Dudding,James G. Barber

Promoting Resilience in Child Welfare Book
  • Author : Robert John Flynn,Peter M. Dudding,James G. Barber
  • Publisher : University of Ottawa Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Category: Political Science
  • Pages : 449
  • ISBN Code: 0776635530
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Summary: Since the beginnings of its development in Britain in 1987, the Looking After Children (LAC) initiative has had a profound influence in Canada-as well as in Australia and across Europe-in sharpening the developmental focus and improving the quality of services for children and adolescents who, because of abuse, neglect, extreme poverty, or other circumstances, live in out-of-home care. Promoting Resilience in Child Welfare presents reviews of research, new empirical findings, and useful practice and policy suggestions derived from the perspectives of LAC and resilience theory by an array of international voices. Practitioners, out-of-home care providers, youths in care, in-service trainers, students, researchers, and many others will find much in this book that speaks to more effective ways of improving the lives of young people being looked after in out-of-home care. (Midwest)

Teaching Mathematics Creatively Book by Linda Pound,Trisha Lee

Teaching Mathematics Creatively Book
  • Author : Linda Pound,Trisha Lee
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-09-30
  • Category: Education
  • Pages : 214
  • ISBN Code: 1000457168
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Summary: This revised and updated third edition offers a range of strategies, activities and ideas to bring mathematics to life in the primary classroom. Taking an innovative and playful approach to maths teaching, this book promotes creativity as a key element of practice and offers ideas to help your students develop knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the subject. In the creative classroom, mathematics becomes a tool to build confidence, develop problem solving skills and motivate children. The fresh approaches explored in this book include a range of activities such as storytelling, music and construction, elevating maths learning beyond subject knowledge itself to enable students to see mathematics in a new way. Key chapters of this book explore: • Learning maths outdoors - make more noise, make more mess or work on a larger scale • Everyday maths - making sense of the numbers, patterns, shapes and measures children see around them • Music and maths – the role of rhythm in learning, and music and pattern in maths Stimulating, accessible and underpinned by the latest research and theory, this is essential reading for trainee and practising teachers who wish to embed creative approaches to maths teaching in their classroom.

Families in Motion Book by Clara Gerhardt

Families in Motion Book
  • Author : Clara Gerhardt
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-11-13
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN Code: 1544329199
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Summary: Dynamics of the family can be seen as a complex set of interrelated cogs, like the dials and wheels within a sophisticated timepiece. Families in Motion: Dynamics in Diverse Contexts is a clear, comprehensive, and contextual view of how the dials and wheels of that complex set work together. With a focus on multicultural competence through diverse contexts and examples, this new text explores the complexities of the family regarding roles, functions, and development in a way that is approachable for students. Grounded in theory and using 40 years of academic experience, author Clara Gerhardt guides readers through concepts of family theories and examines the ever-changing movement, communication, and conditions of both the family as a system and each member within the system. Covering approaches from the theoretical to the therapeutic, Families in Motion will support students in extending their cultural competence while understanding families and their members with greater confidence.

The Next Story Book by Tim Challies

The Next Story Book
  • Author : Tim Challies
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2015-03-10
  • Category: Religion
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN Code: 0310520835
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Summary: Even the least technical among us are being pressed from all sides by advances in digital technology. We rely upon computers, cell phones, and the Internet for communication, commerce, and entertainment. Yet even though we live in this “instant message” culture, many of us feel disconnected, and we question if all this technology is really good for our souls. In a manner that’s accessible, thoughtful, and biblical, author Tim Challies addresses questions such as: • How has life—and faith—changed now that everyone is available all the time through mobile phones? • How does our constant connection to these digital devices affect our families and our church communities? • What does it mean that almost two billion humans are connected by the Internet … with hundreds of millions more coming online each year? Providing the reader with a framework they can apply to any technology, Tim Challies explains how and why our society has become reliant on digital technology, what it means for our lives, and how it impacts the Christian faith.

Discovering Dean Koontz Book by Bill Munster

Discovering Dean Koontz Book
  • Author : Bill Munster
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Release Date : 1998-01-01
  • Category: Reference
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN Code: 1557421455
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Summary: Dean Koontz started his career as a science fiction writer before he left the genre to ultimately become one of America's best-selling authors. In this volume, author Munster looks at Koontz's horror and dark suspense fiction.