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Becoming a U.S. Citizen: A Guide to the Law, Exam & Interview

Ilona Bray J.D. · NOLO; 5 edition
Format: Paperback

Seeking citizenship? Heres everything you need to know! The path from green card to U.S. citizenship can be a long and winding one -- and bureaucratic hassles are inevitable. But with Becoming a U.S. Citizen, you can shave months or years off the time it takes to become a citizen. Find...
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The Constitution and 9/11: Recurring Threats to America's Freedoms

Louis Fisher · University Press of Kansas
Pages: 394
Format: Hardcover

The announced purpose of U.S. antiterrorist policies after 9/11 was to bring democracy and the rule of law to the Middle East. At home, those values were regularly threatened by illegal, unconstitutional, secret, and unaccountable programs. The Bush administration claimed that terrorists...
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Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

Jane Mayer · Doubleday
Pages: 449
Format: Print book

Why is America living in an age of profound economic inequality? Why, despite the desperate need to address climate change, have even modest environmental efforts been defeated again and again? Why have protections for employees been decimated? Why do hedge-fund billionaires pay a far lower...
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Cosplay in Libraries: How to Embrace Costume Play in Your Library

Ellyssa Kroski · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 137
Format: Print book

Cosplay, comics, anime, and geek culture have exploded into the mainstream over recent years and have resulted in a thriving community of costume enthusiasts and pop culture fans. Today's cosplayers find inspiration on the pages of comics, classic literature, and even history, as well...
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College and Career Ready: Helping All Students Succeed Beyond High School

David T. Conley · Jossey-Bass; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Giving students the tools they need to succeed in college and workCollege and Career Ready offers educators a blueprint for improving high school so that more students are able to excel in freshman-level college courses or entry-level jobs-laying a solid foundation for lifelong growth and success....
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Parents Have the Power to Make Special Education Work: An Insider Guide

Judith Canty Graves · Jessica Kingsley Pub; 192 edition
Format: Paperback

Written by parents who have been through the US special education system, this book cuts through the jargon to provide other parents with a no-nonsense road map full of valuable first-hand insights and tried-and-tested advice. The authors clearly describe: * the special education process,...
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American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World

DAVID BARON · Liveright
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Richly illustrated and meticulously researched, American Eclipse ultimately depicts a young nation that looked to the skies to reveal its towering ambition and expose its latent genius.On a scorching July afternoon in 1878, at the dawn of the Gilded Age, the moon's shadow descended on the American...
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Beat Your Ticket: Go to Court & Win

David W. Brown · Nolo; Seventh Edition edition
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Fight an unfair ticket in any state! We've all received one -- a traffic ticket that seems completely unfair, the result of an officer's evening quota rather than a serious moving violation. But do you have to pay the penalty and watch your driving record crash and burn? Not if you choose...
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A Wild Justice: The Death and Resurrection of Capital Punishment in America

Evan J. Mandery · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Book Review Editors Choice Drawing on never-before-published original source detail, the epic story of two of the most consequential, and largely forgotten, moments in Supreme Court history. For two hundred years, the constitutionality of capital punishment had been axiomatic....
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Scholarship

Boy Scouts of America · Boy Scouts of Amer
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback

Part of the Boy Scouts of America Merit Badge Series: Scholarship.
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Cosplay in Libraries: How to Embrace Costume Play in Your Library

Ellyssa Kroski · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 180
Format: eBook

Cosplay, comics, anime, and geek culture have exploded into the mainstream over recent years and have resulted in a thriving community of costume enthusiasts and pop culture fans. Today's cosplayers find inspiration on the pages of comics, classic literature, and even history, as well...
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Get It Together for College, 2nd Edition: A Planner to Help You Get Organized and Get In

The College Board · College Board; Second Edition edition
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

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Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain: How a New Science Reveals Our Extraordinary Potential to Transform Ourselves

Sharon Begley · Ballantine Books; 1 edition
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Is it really possible to change the structure and function of the brain, and in so doing alter how we think and feel? The answer is a resounding yes. In late 2004, leading Western scientists joined the Dalai Lama at his home in Dharamsala, India, to address this very question–and...
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