Critical Discourse Analysis

Critical Discourse Analysis

by Terrey Locke

This introductory text explains the use of critical discourse analysis (CDA) as a research methodology. Beginning with an explanation of the key words and theories behind CDA and how these can be used in research, Terry Locke proceeds to provide a lucid demonstration of the application of these...

Drunk Driving

Drunk Driving

by Mike Wilson

Introducing Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints is inspired by the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series. Like its parent Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints explores a specific issue by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a unique pro/con format. Each...

Star

Star

by Poppy Shire

Roll up, roll up for the most exciting ride of your lives Choose your favourite pony and let the Magic Carousel whisk you away on an amazing adventure Laura is amazed when the Magic Carousel whirls her into the dusty stampede of the Wild West. She's now a rootin' tootin' cowgirl,...

Mountain Gorillas

Mountain Gorillas

by Gerry Ellis

With full-color, breathtaking photos and easy-to-read texts, each book in this series describes the life cycle of a plant or animal. Including a special note for adults to help reading be an interactive experience, these titles are especially useful for preschools, reading hours, Chapter One...

Kids
Books

See books

College
Books

See books

Adult
Books

See books

School
Books

See books

Our Books

Narrative

Narrative

By Paul Cobley
Rating 3.53
Pages 267

This comprehensive, accessible guidebook traces the ways in which human beings have used narrative to make sense of time, space and identity over the centuries. Particular attention is given to: * early narrative, from Hellenic and Hebraic * the rise of the novel *...
[read more]

Synthesis

Synthesis

By Hellmut G. Karge
Pages 305

Molecular Sieves - Science and Technology will cover, in a comprehensive manner, the science and technology of zeolites and all related microporous and mesoporous materials. Authored by renowned experts, the contributions will be grouped together topically in such a way that each volume of the...
[read more]

Definition

Definition

By Ariel Schrag
Rating 3.98

by Ariel Schrag 10th grade: anxiety in excess and frustration to the fullest. Definition is the tale of one girl's plow through this tumultuous year. Ariel Schrag has been critically acclaimed for her work in Definition . Jennifer Joseph of The Bay Guardian ...
[read more]

This I Believe

This I Believe

By Carlos Fuentes
Rating 3.77

This I Believe is an A-Z of the things that Carlos Fuentes loves and passionately believes in: it is a kind of manifesto, but one that also draws on key moments in his life.
[read more]

Classification

Classification

By Holly Wallace
Rating 5.0
Pages 32

Discover the classification system scientists use to identify and name living things so each particular organism can be categorized all over the world. Learn that scientists discover hundreds of new species every year totaling about 2 million species of living things. Explore the fascinating...
[read more]

Personal Narrative

Personal Narrative

By Elias Pym Fordham
Pages 256

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
[read more]

Free

Free

By Marsha Hunt
Rating 3.55
Pages 288

The title of Marsha Hunt's extraordinary second novel is imbued with the cruelest irony - and the deepest longing. The time is 1913 - fifty years after Lincoln freed the slaves. But in the genteel community of Germantown, Pennsylvania, freedom is the hollowest of words. Certainly there is no...
[read more]

Analysis

Analysis

By Michael Loss
Rating 3.67
Pages 346

Significantly revised and expanded, this second edition provides readers at all levels - from beginning students to practising analysts - with the basic concepts and standard tools necessary to solve problems of analysis, and how to apply these concepts to research in a variety of areas. The...
[read more]

Leadership

Leadership

By Brian Tracy
Rating 3.65
Pages 4

Ever wished you could take time out of your hectic business schedule to attend the in-person seminars led by the nations top leadership gurus and motivational speakers? With Leadership on audio CD, you will have dynamic access to four of todays most influential success coaches, all in high...
[read more]

Process

Process

By Sandra Spanier
Rating 3.27
Pages 144

'Process' tells the story of Kerith Day, in search of her own identity and place in the world. A keenly critical observer of the dreary industrial landscape and the beaten-down inhabitants of her native Cincinnati, Ohio, Kerith determines to discover something better.
[read more]

American Dream

American Dream

By Harmon Leon
Rating 3.46
Pages 304

For some, the American Dream is a pre-fab house in the suburbs with 2.5 kids and a two-week vacation at the end of the year. To others, it is working a push fruit cart in Oakland in order to put food on the family’s table in Oaxaca. In The American Dream Harmon Leon draws upon his...
[read more]

Who Am I?

Who Am I?

By Charlene C. Giannetti

Discusses various issues connected with adoption, such as the meaning of adoption, the reasons why birthparents give up a child, and the search for birthparents.
[read more]

Evaluation

Evaluation

By Jackie Green
Rating 5.0
Pages 202

Evaluation and evidence-based practice is core to a professional practice. Practitioners in a range of sectors, including the voluntary sector, are increasingly being held to account for the success of projects and programmes of activity. Many practitioners lack confidence in conducting...
[read more]

Abortion

Abortion

By James D. Torr
Rating 4.2

Since 1973, when it became legal nationwide, abortion has been one of the most persistently controversial issues in American politics and culture. The viewpoints in this anthology debate Roe v. Wade, the ethics of abortion, and related issues in the following chapters: Is Abortion Immoral? How...
[read more]

How to Write

How to Write

By Alastair Fowler
Rating 3.78
Pages 202

How to Write is an introductory guide to writing, aimed at people who think they can't write, or for whom writing is an ordeal. Broken down into short topic-based chapters on everything from beginning to revising, it demystifies the writing process by taking the reader through each stage...
[read more]

Reflection

Reflection

By Kendra Lacy
Pages 88

When Sarah's parents divorced, she never thought the judge would give her mentally ill mother custody. But now, Sarah spends every weekend with her mother. Instead of hanging out with her friends or going to the movies, Sarah fights to survive her mother's violent mood swings and wicked temper....
[read more]

Death Penalty

Death Penalty

By Don Nardo
Pages 96

Discusses various aspects of the debate over capital punishment, including its use as a deterrent to crime, discrimination and the death penalty, juveniles on death row, and the morality of this sentence.
[read more]

Spanish

Spanish

By Rebecca Ortman
Rating 3.0
Pages 280

The SparkNotes 101 series is a one-stop course companion or students. Each book in the series uses clear, readable language to explain and analyze the complex works students are reading. SparkNotes 101 breaks down the subject matter into easily understandable components, providing students with...
[read more]

Character Analysis

Character Analysis

By Wilhelm Reich
Rating 4.05
Pages 576

Reich's classic work on the development and treatment of human character disorders, first published in 1933. As a young clinician in the 1920s, Wihelm Reich expanded psychoanalytic resistance into the more inclusive technique of character analysis, in which the sum total of typical character...
[read more]

The American Dream

The American Dream

By Mike Palecek
Rating 3.0

A frightening look at a Midwestern town gone crazy in the aftermath of a supposed terrorist attack. Jets strafe the West Side while in the East fake politicians push fake religions and fake smiles. Michael M is a bit confused when his overzealous moped ride gets him branded a terrorist.
[read more]

123

123

By Anne Geddes
Rating 4.15
Pages 24

Every masterful image by famed photographer Anne Geddes is a testament to the unmistakable love and admiration she holds for babies and children. Now, in 123, Geddes uses her remarkable talents to delight an entirely new set of (soon-to-be) readers. The pages are bursting with bright, colorful...
[read more]

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

By Harper Lee
Rating 4.25
Pages 324

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into...
[read more]

Global Warming

Global Warming

By Michael Parsons
Rating 3.0
Pages 271

Global Warming: The Truth behind the Myth is a provocative discussion of the relationship between global climate and the greenhouse effect. Dr. Michael Parsons, an esteemed scientist and writer in the area of atomic spectroscopy and environmental analysis, uses the term myth to capture the...
[read more]

Gun Control

Gun Control

By Ted Gottfried
Rating 3.0
Pages 127

Discusses the explosive issue of gun control in America, examining such issues as the Constitution's guarantee of the right to bear arms and the need to remove guns from the hands of criminals and others who abuse or tragically misuse them.
[read more]

Illustration

Illustration

By J. Hillis Miller
Rating 3.83
Pages 160

Positioning himself in the slippery divide between two highly charged critical approaches--deconstruction and cultural studies--J. Hillis Miller explains why the split occurred and offers, for the first time, an eloquent analysis of the goals and methods of cultural studies. Miller's...
[read more]

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

By Ben Gibson
Rating 3.63
Pages 336

The 50th Anniversary Edition of the Lord of the Flies is the volume that every fan of this classic book will have to own! Lord of the Flies remains as provocative today as when it was first published in 1954, igniting passionate debate with its startling,...
[read more]

Dare

Dare

By Philip José Farmer
Rating 3.54
Pages 154

Though Earthmen first landed on the planet Dare 300 years earlier, they were still bound by the same standards of snobbery and fear...until Jack Cage, eldest son of a wealthy human, found himself strangely drawn to a spectacularly beautiful native. To consort with her meant death. But why? And...
[read more]

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

By T.J.B. Spencer
Rating 3.73
Pages 295

Part of The New Penguin Shakespeare series, this text looks at Romeo and Juliet with an introduction, a list of further reading, commentary and a short account of the textual problems of the play. The series is used and recommended by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
[read more]

D.A.R.E.

D.A.R.E.

By Robert Rae
Rating 3.0

A galvanizing and brilliantly inclusive act of political theatre— Scotsman Highly acclaimed at the Edinburgh Festival, this bold and confrontational play about disabilities is a radical piece of theatre that unsettles, challenges, and changes perceptions of people with...
[read more]

Should College Athletes Be Paid?

Should College Athletes Be Paid?

By Geoff Griffin
Rating 3.5
Pages 99

Provides essays that offer different opinions about whether or not college athletes should be allowed to receive financial compensation and other benefits, including endorsement deals and scholarships.
[read more]