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Start a Revolution: Stop Acting Like a Library

Ben Bizzle · Editions
Pages: 194
Format: Paperback

But this is how we've always done it! Objections to taking a fresh tack are about as common as budget shortfalls, and the two are more closely related than you might think. At the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library in Arkansas, Bizzle and his colleagues defied common practices...
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Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives

Deborah Padgett · Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

This book is the first to chronicle the story of Housing First (HF) , a paradigm-shifting evidence-based approach to ending homelessness that began in New York City in 1992 and rapidly spread to other cities nationally and internationally. The authors report on the rise of a 'homeless...
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Supercharged Storytimes: An Early Literacy Planning and Assessment Guide

Kathleen Campana · Amer Library Association, 2015.
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Based on the groundbreaking research of VIEWS2 the first systematic study of storytimes done to date this book recommends simple interactive ways to emphasize early literacy techniques and encourage children to use and practice their pre-reading skills while preserving the delight inherent...
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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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Love & logic solutions for kids with special needs

David Funk · Love and Logic Press
Pages: 258
Format: Book

In some way, we all touch the lives of special needs kids. Dave Funk helps us understand these unique individuals and the important part we play in their lives. Each page of this book provides: Tools and insights for those teaching special need kids. Learning at its best through stories...
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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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LSAT For Dummies

Amy Hackney Blackwell · For Dummies; 2nd Edition edition
Format: Print book

Increase your score on the LSATIf you're preparing for law school, your single biggest hurdle is the Law School Admission Test or LSAT. This three and a half hour exam consisting of five multiple choice sections and one timed writing sample can make or break your legal aspirations.Fortunately,...
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Sex, Brains, and Video Games, Second Edition: Information and Inspiration for Youth Services Librarians

Jennifer Burek Pierce · American Library Association
Pages: 202
Format: Paperback

How do we break through and truly reach our young adult patrons? It begins with understanding them. Librarians who work with teens need information and a big-picture perspective on adolescence that reflects the latest knowledge of cognate fields and the contemporary realities of young people's...
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CDL - Commercial Driver's License Exam

Matt Mosher · Research & Education Association; Fifth edition
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

REA's Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Test Prep Puts You in the Driver's Seat! Updated 5th Edition Looking to get your CDL and start a new and profitable career? REA can get you headed in the right direction! Commercial drivers are needed across the country, and a high score on the CDL improves...
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Reading in the Wild: The Book Whisperer's Keys to Cultivating Lifelong Reading Habits

Donalyn Miller · Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, John
Pages: 273
Format: Paperback

In Reading in the Wild, reading expert Donalyn Miller continues the conversation that began in her bestselling book, The Book Whisperer. While The Book Whisperer revealed the secrets of getting students to love reading, Reading in the Wild, written with reading teacher Susan Kelley, describes...
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The new librarianship field guide

R David Lankes · The MIT Press
Pages: 226
Format: Print book

This book offers a guide for librarians who see their profession as a chance to make a positive difference in their communities -- librarians who recognize that it is no longer enough to stand behind a desk waiting to serve. R. David Lankes, author of The Atlas of New Librarianship, reminds...
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The Great Good Place: Cafes, Coffee Shops, Bookstores, Bars, Hair Salons, and Other Hangouts at the Heart of a Community

Ray Oldenburg · Marlowe & Company; 3rd edition
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

The Great Good Place argues that "third places" - where people can gather, put aside the concerns of work and home, and hang out simply for the pleasures of good company and lively conversation - are the heart of a community's social vitality and the grassroots of democracy.
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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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