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Scholarships, Grants & Prizes 2016

Peterson's · Peterson Nelnet Co
Pages: 890
Format: Paperback

Scholarships, Grants & Prizes provides up-to-date information on millions of privately funded awards available to college students. It contains detailed profiles of awards based on academic fields and career goals, ethnic heritage, talent, employment experience, military service, and other...
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Beyond Blurred Lines: Rape Culture in Popular Media

Nickie D Phillips · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 220
Format: Print book

From its origins in academic discourse in the 1970s to our collective imagination today, the concept of "rape culture" has resonated in a variety of spheres, including television, gaming, comic book culture, and college campuses. Beyond Blurred Lines traces ways that sexual violence...
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Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

Robert Sapolsky · Penguin Press
Pages: 790
Format: Hardcover

"It's no exaggeration to say that Behave is one of the best nonfiction books I've ever read." - David P. Barash, The Wall Street JournalFrom the celebrated neurobiologist and primatologist, a landmark, genre-defining examination of human behavior, both good and bad, and an answer...
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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 PUBLISHING CORP
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

This epic story of a nineteenth-century celestial drama will enthrall readers, as the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years plunges America into darkness. In the scorching summer of 1878, with the Gilded Age in its infancy, three tenacious and brilliant scientists raced to Wyoming...
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The ADHD Book of Lists: A Practical Guide for Helping Children and Teens with Attention Deficit Disorders

Sandra F Rief · Wiley, 2015.
Pages: 498
Format: Print book

Practical ADHD management techniques for parents and teachers The ADHD Book of Lists is a comprehensive guide to ADHD/ADD, providing the answers parents, teachers, and other caregivers seek in a convenient list format. This new second edition has been updated with the latest research findings...
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The Edge of the World: A Cultural History of the North Sea and the Transformation of Europe

Michael Pye · Pegasus Books
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

An epic adventure ranging from the terror of the Vikings to the golden age of cities: Michael Pye tells the amazing story of how modernity emerged on the shores of the North Sea. Saints and spies, pirates and philosophers, artists and intellectuals: they all criss-crossed the grey North...
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Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back

Janice P. Nimura · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

"Surprising and richly satisfying" (Megan Marshall) ; "beautifully crafted . . . subtle, polished, and poised" (Stacy Schiff) .In 1871, five young girls were sent by the Japanese government to the United States. Their mission: learn Western ways and return to help...
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PARCC Success Strategies Grade 7 Mathematics Study Guide: PARCC Test Review for the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers Assessments

Mometrix Media LLC. · Mometrix Media LLC
Pages: 98
Format: Print book

PARCC Success Strategies Grade 7 Mathematics helps you ace the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers Assessments, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive PARCC Success Strategies Grade 7 Mathematics study guide is written by our exam experts,...
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GRE Prep Plus 2018: Practice Tests Proven Strategies Online Video Mobile

Kaplan Test Prep · Kaplan Publishing
Pages: 688
Format: Paperback

GRE Prep Plus 2018 is a comprehensive prep system that includes both book and mobile-enabled online components. Get access to in-depth strategies, test information, and practice questions to help you score higher on the GRE. GRE Prep Plus 2018 features: * 2,200 practice questions with...
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Something of Splendor: Decorative Arts: Decorative Arts from the White House

William G Allman · White House Historical Association
Pages: 93
Format: Paperback

An illustrated catalog containing selected objects from the special anniversary exhibition at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
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Two-Year Colleges 2017

Peterson's · Peterson Nelnet Co
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

Peterson's Two-Year Colleges 2017 includes information on nearly 1,900 accredited two-year undergraduate institutions in the United States and Canada, as well as some international schools. It also includes detailed two-page descriptions written by admissions personnel. College-bound...
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Degrees of Inequality: How the Politics of Higher Education Sabotaged the American Dream

Suzanne Mettler · Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

America’s higher education system is failing its students. In the space of a generation, we have gone from being the best-educated society in the world to one surpassed by eleven other nations in college graduation rates. Higher education is evolving into a caste system with separate...
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World Clothing and Fashion: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Social Influence

Mary Ellen Snodgrass · Routledge
Format: Hardcover

Taking a global, multicultural, social, and economic perspective, this work explores the diverse and colourful history of human attire. From prehistoric times to the age of globalization, articles cover the evolution of clothing utility, style, production, and commerce, including accessories...
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Cracking the SAT Premium Edition with 6 Practice Tests, 2017

Princeton Review. · Random House
Pages: 880
Format: Print book

The Princeton Review is the fastest growing test-preparation company in the country, with over 60 franchise offices in the nation. Each year, we help more than 2 million students prepare for college, grad school, professional licensing exams, and successful careers.
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Terrorists at the Table: Why Negotiating is the Only Way to Peace

Jonathan Powell · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Should governments talk to terrorists? Do they have any choice? Without doing so, argues author Jonathan Powell in Terrorists at the Table, we will never end armed conflict. As violent insurgencies continue to erupt across the globe, we need people who will brave the depths of the Sri Lankan...
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