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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 *...
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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...
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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 ...
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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.
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ACT

ACT

By Jean Eggenschwiler
Pages 320

CliffsQuickReview course guides cover the essentials of your toughest classes. Get a firm grip on core concepts and key material, and test your newfound knowledge with review questions.When you need a logical, easy-to-grasp guide to prepare for your important college-entrance exam,...
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Respect

Respect

By Lucia Raatma
Rating 3.33
Pages 24

Describes respect as a virtue and suggests ways in which children can recognize and practice being respectful such as considering others' feelings.
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Easy

Easy

By Roland Flint
Rating 3.83
Pages 56

Roland Flint beckons in a voice inclusive and reassuring to come see the everyday world. In Easy, Flint speaks of gratitude for whatever is good, true, and simple, though one suspects such gratitude is not simply or easily acquired. There is a gentleness, if not always in the subjects of these...
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Macbeth

Macbeth

By Christine Hood
Pages 64

Invite William Shakespeare into your classroom! These comprehensive resources provide everything you need for intensive, motivating units on Shakespearean drama. Help students befriend Shakespeare as they rebuild the Globe Theater, create character scrapbooks, write play reviews, concoct a love...
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Critical

Critical

By Robin Cook
Rating 3.65
Pages 13

New York City medical examiners Laurie Montgomery and Jack Stapleton returns in the stunning new novel from the master of the medical thriller-a ripped-from-the-headlines tale of an innovative doctor's dangerous downward spiral.
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The Crucible

The Crucible

By E.R. Wood
Rating 3.54
Pages 145

I believe that the reader will discover here the essential nature of one of the strangest and most awful chapters in human history, Arthur Miller wrote of his classic play about the witch hunts and trials in seventeenth-century Salem, Massachusetts. Based on historical people and real events,...
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How to

How to

By Endre Farkas
Rating 4.0
Pages 74

Endre Farkas goes full circle in this collection of poetry. He writes about making love, an ultra sound, death, and everything in between. His lyrical language and his tone, at times playful and at times sombre, make his sixth collection one that you'll be thinking about long after you've put it down.
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Mexican

Mexican

By Easy Meals
Pages 94

Easy Meals Mexican cooking takes familiar ingredients and turns them into a new taste experience. Yet most Mexican dishes are quick to cook and all are easy to prepare. This cookbook offers an exciting collection of recipes for dishes in Mexican style. They range from the traditional to the...
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Beowulf

Beowulf

By László Gál
Rating 3.94
Pages 96

In this beloved retelling of a legendary epic, young readers follow the adventures of Beowulf, Wiglaf, and Aelfhere, all of whom are endowed with a different magical ability. Far from a gift, their magic is actually a terrible burden. Beowulf’s superhuman strength makes him clumsy and even...
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Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

By Susan Shillinglaw
Rating 3.83
Pages 106

This is an alternate cover edition for isbn10: 0141185104; possibly also for isbn10: 0140177396 The compelling story of two outsiders striving to find their place in an unforgiving world. Drifters in search of work, George and his simple minded friend Lennie have nothing in...
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I Believe

I Believe

By Angela Taylor

The artist writes in her introduction: This book features two series of twenty-four paintings, twelve on the Ten Commandments and twelve on The Creed... I have visualised these well-known words, so often part of the worship liturgy in many churches, to present them to you afresh... The Ten...
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Profile

Profile

By C.J. Koehler
Rating 2.57
Pages 256

Dr. Lisa Robbins is being stalked by her own patient--a man who may be responsible for a rash of serial killings. But she's ethically prevented from telling the police. Then another murder occurs and Detective Ray Koepp asks the doctor to listen to the recording of the man who anonymously...
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Immigration

Immigration

By Richard A. Easterlin
Pages 168

The monumental Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups is the most authoritative single source available on the history, culture, and distinctive characteristics of ethnic groups in the United States. The Dimensions of Ethnicity series is designed to make this landmark scholarship...
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Racism

Racism

By Martin Bulmer
Rating 4.4
Pages 476

W. E. B. DuBois wrote in 1903 that 'the problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the colour line - the relation of the darker to the lighter races in Asia and Africa, in America and in the islands of the sea'. As the century draws to its close, this remains true; if anything the...
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English

English

By Ken Elliot
Rating 5.0
Pages 256

Key Features Author(s)\tKen Elliot, Roy Hopwood, Susan Davies Publisher\tPearson Education Limited Date of Publication\t27/06/1997 Language(s)\tEnglish Format\tPaperback ISBN-10\t0435101943 ISBN-13\t9780435101947 Genre\tSchool Textbooks & Study Guides: Literature, Arts & Humanities Publication...
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Satire

Satire

By Peter Buckroyd
Rating 3.5
Pages 130

Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. The purpose of satire is to expose human hypocrisy, vice and folly, and because these aspects of human behaviour are not particular to any one historical period, satires can be understood by readers at any moment in time. This book...
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Euthanasia

Euthanasia

By Tom Berry
Pages 224

Come with me into the House of Death. You will have to come eventually, so don't despair that you are accpeting an early entrance. We all must accept the inevitable, so why not complete it now. Remember that entropy rules our lives and we are helpless before its power. So come and see...
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Short!

Short!

By Kevin Crossley-Holland
Rating 3.78
Pages 96

A wonderful mix of the best short stories. Some are old, some are new, some are scary, some are funny, but all the stories in this book will make you think. None are longer than two pages. There are stories about ghosts, supermarkets, animals, adventures, and more. Children will discover...
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Friendship

Friendship

By Marcus Tullius Cicero
Rating 3.63

Cicero cogently expounds what comprises frienship, what makes a good friend, and the rules to selecting and maintaining worthy friendships.
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The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

By Anthony Heald
Rating 3.88

No one fictional or factual embodies the Jazz age as completely as F. Scott Fitzgerald's Jay Gatsby. First published in 1925, this legendary novel continues to enthrall generations as it serves as a lens to view our not-so-distant past. Many of our notions about that period are taken from the...
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Cool

Cool

By Mary W. Walters
Pages 216

In these sixteen collected stories, celebrated storyteller Mary W. Walters reveals the bizarre workings of seemingly normal minds. Walters enlivens the commonplace, finds joy in the intimate details of the surface, and then takes her readers into the infinitely varied landscape of the mind with...
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Poverty

Poverty

By Ruth Lister
Rating 4.13
Pages 208

Poverty remains one of the most urgent issues of our time. In this stimulating new textbook, Ruth Lister introduces students to the meaning and experience of poverty in the contemporary world. The book opens with a lucid discussion of current debates around the definition and...
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Hamlet

Hamlet

By William Shakespeare
Rating 4.0
Pages 252

This large print title is set in Tieras 16pt font as reccomended by the RNIB.
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Obesity

Obesity

By Jason Glaser

Introduces childhood obesity, how and why it occurs, and how to treat and prevent it.
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Cool!

Cool!

By Michael Morpurgo
Rating 3.82
Pages 112

Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation’s favourite storyteller Michael Morpurgo’s inspiring story of Robbie, a boy in a coma – victim of a car accident. Locked inside his own head, able to hear but not move or speak, Robbie tries to keep...
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Racial Profiling

Racial Profiling

By Kris Hirschmann
Rating 3.0
Pages 115

Books in this anthology series focus a wide range of viewpoints onto a single controversial issue, providing in-depth discussions by leading advocates. Articles are printed in their entirety and footnotes and source notes are retained. These books offer the reader not only a full spectrum of...
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Hero!

Hero!

By Dave Duncan
Rating 3.3
Pages 293

Space opera at its finest and most action-filled, from the bestselling author of fantasy quests, epic tales and swashbuckling adventures. Vaun, born a peasant in the stinking mud flats of Ult, a thriving colony planet, claws his way to survival and fame by becoming the toughest young officer in...
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Love

Love

By Pablo Neruda
Rating 4.48

Poems from the Film Il Postino The poems collected in this book are at the heart of the film Il Postino , a cinematic fantasy spun from an apocryphal incident in the life of the Chilean poet and Nobel laureate, Pablo Neruda. Together they show why many consider...
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ANTI

ANTI

By Rachel Mallino
Rating 4.13
Pages 5


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Same-Sex Marriage

Same-Sex Marriage

By Patricia M. Stockland
Pages 112

- Primary research and sources - Maps - Color images and historic documents - Timelines - Essential Facts - Web sites - Glossary - Index
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Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

By Joseph Layden
Rating 3.25
Pages 64

Discusses domestic violence, including chapters on victims, batterers, and breaking free from the abuse.
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Shark

Shark

By Bernard K. Smith
Pages 232

Captain Peter Van Damm finds himself passed over for the rank of admiral and retires. The Company makes him an offer he can't refuse: command of his old Triton sub, Oregon, and a large sum of money if he will take his old sub out on a shakedown cruise with an untried heavy water power plant. He...
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Education

Education

By Annette Churton
Rating 3.29
Pages 128

Kant's views on education, which influenced the liberal democratic ideals guiding educational theory today. Contents: Introduction Physical Education Instruction (Culture) Cultivation of the Mind Moral Culture ...
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Proposal

Proposal

By John Maloney
Pages 84

Every poem here is a proposal, rough estimates by a stonemason, trying to find a framework and a music in his work through his words. Each strains to reach the elemental simplicity of picking up a stone and placing it on the wall. Maloney writes: These are not the observations of a laborer, or a...
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Capital Punishment

Capital Punishment

By Congressional Quarterly
Pages 250

CQ's Vital Issues Series is a new reference collection that provides unparalleled, non-biased analysis of controversial topics debated at the local, state, and federal levels. All sides of an issue are equally covered, and the series delves into gray areas and well-defined positions. The series...
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Child Abuse

Child Abuse

By Morris Jo Reece
Pages 590

ow in its updated Second Edition, this volume is a practical, objective, and evidence-based guide to the medical diagnosis and management of child abuse. The book provides the medical, surgical, radiographic, and laboratory information needed to evaluate and manage suspected child abuse cases,...
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Success!

Success!

By Moshe Gans
Pages 341

How can you achieve confidence and poise? How can you turn huge obstacles into little bumps on the road? How can you make the most of yourself? Great questions! This book offers great answers! So we wish you much Success!
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Frankenstein.

Frankenstein.

By Friedrich Polakovics
Rating 3.74
Pages 349

Victor Frankenstein dreams of creating life. As lightning flashes across the sky, his creature stirs. Will it be the perfect being he imagines, or a monster?
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Success

Success

By Max Aitken Beaverbrook
Rating 4.0
Pages 60

First published in 1912, Success was written by William Maxwell Max Aitken, first Baron Beaverbrook, PC who was a Canadian - British business tycoon and politician. His visits to the Western Front during World War I, during which he held the honorary rank of colonel in the Canadian Army,...
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Freedom

Freedom

By Michael W. Smith
Rating 4.33
Pages 72

Piano Solo Personality. Our piano solo folio features all 12 tunes from the first instrumental CD by this multi-million-selling CCM artist. Recorded in Ireland and released in 2000. Freedom includes the songs: The Call * Carol Ann * Cry of the Heart * Free Man * Freedom * Freedom...
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Martin Luther King Jr

Martin Luther King Jr

By Peter J. Ling
Rating 3.71
Pages 388

This new biography of the most celebrated African American in history provides a thorough re-examination of both the man and the Civil Rights Movement, showing how King grew into his leadership role and kept his faith when the movement weakened after 1965. Drawing on recent scholarship...
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Freedom!

Freedom!

By Martin H. Greenberg
Rating 4.0
Pages 516

Liberty is a recurring theme in science fiction. This volume explores this theme, combining landmark stories from science fiction's golden age with new stories by writers such as Jack Williamson, Michael Resnick and Michael A. Stackpole.
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Martin Luther King. Jr

Martin Luther King. Jr

By Robert Jakoubek
Rating 4.23
Pages 143

-- Critically acclaimed biographies of history's most notable African-Americans -- Straightforward and objective writing -- Lavishly illustrated with photographs and memorabilia -- Essential for multicultural studies
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Freedom of Speech

Freedom of Speech

By Eric Barendt
Rating 4.67
Pages 526

Social and cultural changes have led to free speech claims being made in novel contexts: to challenge the validity of bans on tobacco advertising, to publish 'kiss and tell' stories about celebrities, and to resist attempts to regulate the Internet. In this fully revised and updated new edition...
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Martin Luther King, JR

Martin Luther King, JR

By Jill C. Wheeler
Pages 64

- Full-color Photographs - B/W Photographs - Web sites - Index - Glossary
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Frankenstein

Frankenstein

By Siv Jansson
Rating 3.74
Pages 170

Begun when the author was only eighteen and conceived from a nightmare, Frankenstein is the deeply disturbing story of a monstrous creation which has terrified and chilled readers since its first publication in 1818. The novel has thus seared its way into the popular imagination while...
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Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

By Nanci R. Vargus
Rating 3.94
Pages 31

Introduce children to the lives and achievements of pioneering men and women from diverse cultures, eras, and fields with Rookie Biographies TM, the new series that helps emergent readers get to know the people who shaped our world!He dreamed of peace among people of all races, but was shot down...
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Civil War

Civil War

By Harry Hansen
Rating 3.74
Pages 664

This comprehensive, engrossing volume examines the Civil War from all perspectives-the forces and events that caused it, the soldiers and civilians who fought it, and the ideas and values that are its legacy today.
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