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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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Chasing Gold: The Incredible Story of How the Nazis Stole Europe's Bullion

George M. Taber · Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In the highly anticipated new book from the bestselling author of Judgement of Paris, George M. Taber reveals the integral role gold played in World War II, from its influence on the Nazi war machine to the ultimate triumph by the Allies and the fall of BerlinA USA Today "New and Notable"...
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501 Questions to Master Everyday Grammar and Writing

LLC LearningExpress · Learningexpress, LLC; 5 edition
Format: Print book

A solid foundation of grammar and writing is an important part of expressing yourself professionally, whether via business emails or in everyday speech. Divided into six sections, the book contains extensive practice to help sharpen all aspects of grammar and writing, from capitalization...
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Kaplan TASC® Strategies, Practice, and Review 2014 with 2 Practice Tests: Book + Online

Kaplan · Kaplan Publishing; Pap/Psc edition
Format: Book

Comprehensive content review, strategies, and practice for all sections of the TASC Test Assessing Secondary Completion from top test experts. The TASC is a new high school equivalency test that is an alternative to the GED test. New York State and Indiana will begin replacing the GED with...
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The Long Shadow: The Legacies of the Great War in the Twentieth Century

David Reynolds · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the 2014 PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize for the Best Work of History. "If you only read one book about the First World War in this anniversary year, read The Long Shadow. David Reynolds writes superbly and his analysis is compelling and original." -Anne Chisolm, Chair of the PEN Hessell-Tiltman...
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Loving Learning: How Progressive Education Can Save America's Schools

Tom Little · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Noted educator Tom Little and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Katherine Ellison reveal the home-grown solution to turning American students into life-long learners.The longtime head of Park Day School, Tom Little embarked on a tour of 43 progressive schools across the country. In this...
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How to Be A Perfect Stranger

Stuart M. Matlins · Skylight Paths Publishing
Pages: 383
Format: Paperback

Updated and Revised! Includes Glossary of Popular Religious SymbolsWe North Americans live in a remarkably diverse society, and it's increasingly common to be invited to a wedding, funeral or other religious service of a friend, relative or coworker whose faith is different from our own....
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The China Challenge: Shaping the Choices of a Rising Power

Thomas J. Christensen · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

This compelling assessment of U.S.-China relations is essential reading for anyone interested in the future of the globalized world.Many see China as a rival superpower to the United States and imagine the country's rise to be a threat to U.S. leadership in Asia and beyond. Thomas J. Christensen...
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Middle School Geometry for the Common Core

LLC LearningExpress · Learningexpress, LLC
Format: Print book

These middle-school level mathematics books address the skills students must master to excel on in-class and standardized tests. Aligned to Common Core standards, the math in these books is presented in short and snappy lessons that build on each other one step at a time. Whats more, the lessons...
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SAT Subject Test Mathematics Level 1

Kaplan. · Kaplan Pub
Pages: 324
Format: Print book

Essential strategies, practice, and review to ace the SAT Subject Test Mathematics Level 1 Getting into a top college has never been more difficult. Students need to distinguish themselves from the crowd, and scoring well on an SAT Subject Test gives students a competitive edge. Kaplan's...
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May I Quote You on That?: A Guide to Grammar and Usage

Stephen Spector · Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

We all use language in different ways, depending on the situations we find ourselves in. In formal contexts we are usually expected to use a formal level of Standard English-the English codified in grammars, usage guides, and dictionaries. In May I Quote You on That? Stephen Spector offers...
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The Oxford Illustrated History of World War II

Richard Overy · Oxford University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

World War Two was the most devastating conflict in recorded human history. It was both global in extent and total in character. It has understandably left a long and dark shadow across the decades. Yet it is three generations since hostilities formally ended in 1945 and the conflict is now a lived...
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How to Speak Money: What the Money People Say--and What It Really Means

John Lanchester · W W Norton
Pages: 268
Format: Hardcover

An entertaining and indispensable guide to the language of finance and economics by the writer hailed for "explain[ing] complex stuff in a down-to-earth and witty style" (The Economist) .To those who don't speak it, the language of money can seem impenetrable and its ideas...
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The Prenatal Bombshell: Help and Hope When Continuing or Ending a Precious Pregnancy After an Abnormal Diagnosis

Stephanie Azri · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Finding out your unborn child has been diagnosed with a poor or fatal prenatal diagnosis is devastating news sure to reverberate through your family's life forever. The emotional aspects of such a pregnancy and the practical implications of an adverse diagnosis are difficult to navigate....
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Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat

Barry Estabrook · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 335
Format: Print book

An eye-opening investigation of the commercial pork industry and an inspiring alternative to the way pigs are raised and consumed in America.Barry Estabrook, author of the New York Times bestseller Tomatoland and a writer of "great skill and compassion" (Eric Schlosser) , now explores...
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1920: The Year that Made the Decade Roar

Eric Burns · Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

One of the most dynamic eras in American history -- the 1920s -- began with this watershed year that would set the tone for the century to follow. "The Roaring Twenties" is the only decade in American history with a widely applied nickname, and our collective fascination with...
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The Celtic Myths: A Guide to the Ancient Gods and Legends

Miranda Aldhouse-Green · Thames & Hudson; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A beautifully produced guide to the world of Celtic mythology, bringing together archaeology, history, and fantastical stories to paint a vivid picture of Celtic heritage From gods, heroes, and monsters to Druids, sorcerers, and talking animals, TheCeltic Myths explores every aspect of Irish...
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Praxis: Core Academic Skills for Educators:

LLC LearningExpress · Learningexpress, Llc
Format: Book

Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Tests measure academic skills in reading, writing and mathematics. Colleges and universities may use the Praxis Core tests to evaluate individuals for entry into teacher education programs, and many states also require Praxis Core scores as part...
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Servants: A Downstairs History of Britain from the Nineteenth Century to Modern Times

Lucy Lethbridge · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Book

“A ridiculously diverting glimpse of downstairs life in Edwardian England. . . . Most gratifying.”—Laura Miller, Salon From the immense staff running a lavish Edwardian estate and the lonely maid-of-all-work cooking in a cramped middle-class house to the poor child...
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Get into Any College: Secrets of Harvard Students

Gen Tanabe · SuperCollege; Ninth Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Based on the real-life experiences of students who were admitted to the United States' most prestigious universities, this guide provides proven strategies to get into and pay for any college. Detailing what high school students—from freshmen to seniors—can do to prepare,...
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Books under Fire: A Hit List of Banned and Challenged Children's Books

Pat R. Scales · Editions
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Many things have changed since ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) was founded in 1967, but not everything: the most beloved and popular children s books are still among the most frequent targets of censorship and outright bans. Limiting access to controversial titles such...
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501 Ways for Adult Students to Pay for College: Going Back to School Without Going Broke

Gen Tanabe · SuperCollege; Fifth Edition edition
Format: Print book

Adults can find the means to go back to school despite the pressures of work, family, and a mortgage with this guide to funding continued education. With expanded information on online and distance learning and part-time classes and new financial aid, loan, and scholarship opportunities,...
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Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

Frances Larson · Liveright; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A serious and seriously entertaining exploration of the dark and varied obsessions that the "civilized West" has had with decapitated heads and skulls. The human head is exceptional. It accommodates four of our five senses, encases the brain, and boasts the most expressive set of muscles...
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How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay: 30 Essays That Won Over $3 Million in Scholarships

Gen Tanabe · SuperCollege; Fifth Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Examining the two basic components of scholarship competition—essays and interviews—this vital guidebook offers practical advice and real-life examples to guide students through the entire application process. A roundtable panel of judges and applicants supply inside information regarding...
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Geometry Success in 20 Minutes a Day

LearningExpress LLC · Learningexpress, Llc; 4th Edition edition
Format: Book

Whether you're new to geometry or just looking for a refresher, Geometry Success in 20 Minutes a Day offers a 20-step lesson plan that provides quick and thorough instruction in practical, critical skills. Stripped of unnecessary math jargon but bursting with geometry essentials, Geometry...
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Stoned: A Doctor's Case for Medical Marijuana

David Casarett M.D. · Current
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A doctor discovers the surprising truth about marijuanaNo substance on earth is as hotly debated as marijuana. Opponents claim it's dangerous, addictive, carcinogenic, and a gateway to serious drug abuse. Fans claim it as a wonder drug, treating cancer, anorexia, AIDS, chronic pain,...
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Famous First Facts

Steven Anzovin · H.W. Wilson; 7 edition
Format: Hardcover

For more than half a century, Famous First Facts has earned the accolades of reviewers and a place on library reference shelves nationwide. This new edition of the reference classic is updated and expanded with new entries reflecting the latest developments and discoveries, and newly organized...
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Digging for Richard III: The Search for the Lost King

Mike Pitts · Thames & Hudson; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The story of the archaeology behind the dig that found Richard III, told through a fascinating array of photographs, diagrams, and firsthand accounts In August 2012 a search began and on February 4, 2013 a team from Leicester University delivered its verdict to a mesmerized press room,...
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Getting Away with Murder: Benazir Bhutto's Assassination and the Politics of Pakistan

Heraldo MunÌ?oz · W W Norton & Co Inc
Pages: 268
Format: Hardcover

By the lead commissioner of the UN investigation, an authoritative account of Benazir Bhutto's assassination. On December 27, 2007, a suicide bomber killed Benazir Bhutto, the former prime minister of Pakistan. Brilliant and charismatic, the head of a political family as important to Pakistani...
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33 Artists in 3 Acts

Sarah Thornton · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

This compelling narrative goes behind the scenes with the world's most important living artists to humanize and demystify contemporary art.The best-selling author of Seven Days in the Art World now tells the story of the artists themselves -- how they move through the world, command...
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What Philosophy Can Do

Gary Gutting · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A leading American philosopher brings the tools of his trade to contentious contemporary debates.How can we have meaningful debates with political opponents? How can we distinguish reliable science from over-hyped media reports? How can we talk sensibly about God?In What Philosophy Can Do, Gary...
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It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens

danah boyd · Yale University Press
Pages: 281
Format: Hardcover

An essential read, written by a leading expert, for anyone who wants to understand young people's use of social media What is new about how teenagers communicate through services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram? Do social media affect the quality of teens' lives? In this eye-opening...
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The Age of Sustainable Development

Jeffrey D. Sachs · Columbia University Press
Format: Print book

Jeffrey D. Sachs is one of the worlds most perceptive and original analysts of global development. In this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can use a holistic way forward to address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent...
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Up Your Score: ACT, 2016-2017 Edition: The Underground Guide

Devon Kerr · Workman Publishing Company
Format: Print book

It's the ACT's turn. No longer considered a "regional" test and accepted at all four-year colleges throughout the United States, it's the most popular college admissions test in the country. More than 1.8 million students from the class of 2013 took it. Now updated...
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Eisenhower's Armies: The American-British Alliance during World War II

Niall Barr · Pegasus Books
Pages: 548
Format: Print book

An authoritative and dramatic behind-the-scenes history of 'the Atlantic Alliance' during World War II. The Anglo-American relationship from 1941-1945 proved to be the most effective military alliance in history. Yet there were also constant tensions and disagreements that threatened to pull...
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SAT Subject Test Mathematics Level 2

Kaplan. · Kaplan Pub
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Essential strategies, practice, and review to ace the SAT Subject Test Mathematics Level 2 Getting into a top college has never been more difficult. Students need to distinguish themselves from the crowd, and scoring well on an SAT Subject Test gives students a competitive edge. Kaplan's...
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Cities That Shaped the Ancient World

John Julius Norwich · Thames & Hudson; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

An illuminating and evocatively illustrated tour of forty of the greatest cities that shaped the ancient world and its civilizations, from China and Mesoamerica to Europe and Ethiopia Today we take living in cities, with all their attractions and annoyances, for granted. But when did humans...
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Praxis: Core Academic Skills for Educators

Learning Express Editors · Learning Express (NY)
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Complete and comprehensive preparation for the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Tests, which measure academic skills in reading, writing and mathematics. Colleges and universities may use the Praxis Core tests to evaluate individuals for entry into teacher education programs, and many...
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The Lost Gospel: Decoding the Ancient Text that Reveals Jesus' Marriage to Mary the Magdalene

Simcha Jacobovici · Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In a startling follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Jesus Family Tomb, a historical detective story that unravels a newly translated document filled with startling revelations and fascinating detail about the life and times of Jesus. The Dead Sea Scrolls, the Gnostic writings...
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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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Cold War: An International History

Carole K. Fink · Westview Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group
Pages: 321
Format: Paperback

More than a bipolar conflict between two Superpowers, the decades-long Cold War had implications for the entire world. In this accessible, comprehensive retelling, Carole K. Fink provides new insights and perspectives on key events with an emphasis on people, power, and ideas, along with...
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Assassinations, Threats, and the American Presidency: From Andrew Jackson to Barack Obama

Ronald L. Feinman · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 274
Format: Hardcover

Throughout American history, Presidents and Presidential candidates have faced countless assassination threats and attempts on their lives. These threats have extended not only to sitting Presidents and candidates but also to Presidents-elect and former Presidents. Assassinations, Threats,...
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The Demon's Brood: A History of the Plantagenet Dynasty

Desmond Seward · Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A vivid and colorful history of the most dominant royal dynasty in English history, from Richard the Lionheart and Edward the Black Prince to Henry IV and Richard III The Plantagenets reigned over England longer than any other family―from Henry II to Richard III . Four kings were...
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Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey

Nicola Tallis · Pegasus Books
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

A significant retelling of the often-misunderstood tale of Lady Jane Grey's journey through her trial and execution -- recalling the dangerous plots and web of deadly intrigue in which she became involuntarily tangled, and which ultimately led to a catastrophic conclusion. "Good people,...
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1,001 Series 7 Exam Practice Questions For Dummies

Steven M. Rice · For Dummies
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

1,001 opportunities to practice for the Series 7 Exam This comprehensive study guide takes you beyond the instruction offered in Series 7 Exam For Dummies, by giving you more practice and review of the major concepts covered in the exam. If you're prepping to take this intense six-hour...
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The American President: From Teddy Roosevelt to Bill Clinton

William E Leuchtenburg · Oxford University Press, 2015.
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

The American President is an enthralling account of American presidential actions from the assassination of William McKinley in 1901 to Bill Clinton's last night in office in January 2001. William Leuchtenburg, one of the great presidential historians of the century, portrays each of the presidents...
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Queen of Spies: Daphne Park, Britain's Cold War Spy Master

Paddy Hayes · Overlook Duckworth
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

The true story of Daphne Park, the female British secret intelligence officer who rose through the male-dominated ranks to become the Queen of SpiesFrom living in a tin-roofed shack north of Dar-es-Salaam to becoming Baroness Park of Monmouth, Daphne Park led a most unusual life -- one that...
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College Essays That Made a Difference, 6th Edition

Princeton Review · Princeton Review; 6 edition
Format: Book

No one knows colleges better than The Princeton Review!Not sure how to tackle the scariest part of your college application - the personal essays? Get a little inspiration from real-life examples of successful essays that scored! In College Essays That Made a Difference, 6th Edition, you'll...
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Practice Makes Perfect Writing Chinese Characters

Zhe Jiaoshe · McGraw-Hill
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Learning simplified Chinese characters is no problem when you practice, practice, practice Grasp the art of expressing yourself in a non-Roman script with Practice Makes Perfect: Writing Chinese Characters. Perfect for advanced-beginner to intermediate learners of Chinese, this workbook...
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McGraw-Hill Education Preparation for the GRE Test 2016: Strategies + 6 Practice Tests + 2 Apps

Erfun Geula · McGraw-Hill Education; 2 edition
Format: Print book

This go-to study guide provides the concepts, study strategies, and practice you need to dramatically raise your GRE score McGraw-Hill Education: Preparation for the GRE Test focuses on the fundamental concepts tested on the exam as well as the reasoning and analytical skills necessary...
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Barron's U.S. Citizenship Test, 8th Edition

Gladys E. Alesi M.B.A. · Barron's Educational Series; 8 edition
Format: Paperback

The new eighth edition of this manual has been updated to account for recently instituted government procedures and regulations that pertain to eligibility and application for United States citizenship. Progressive exercises provide a review of information needed for the test and offer...
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Get Free Cash for College: Secrets to Winning Scholarships

Gen Tanabe · SuperCollege; Ninth Edition edition
Format: Paperback

The secrets, tips, and strategies used by actual students to win millions of dollars in financial aid and scholarships are revealed in this completely revised guide for parents and high school, college, and graduate students. Every step of the scholarship process is examined, with advice...
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Gruber's Complete ACT Guide 2015

Gary R Gruber · Sourcebooks
Pages: 740
Format: Print book

Note: There is a new and more complete version of this book -- Gruber's ACT Strategies, Practice and Review, 2015-16 - amzn.com/099673791X
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Young Elizabeth: The Making of the Queen

Kate Williams · Pegasus Books
Pages: 326
Format: Print book

A lively and poignant biography of the young princess who, at the impressionable age of eleven, found that she was now heiress to the throne, by the New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Queen Victoria. We can hardly imagine a Britain without Elizabeth II on the throne. It seems...
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Then Comes Marriage: United States V. Windsor and the Defeat of DOMA

Roberta A Kaplan · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 350
Format: Print book

Roberta Kaplan's gripping story of her defeat of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) before the Supreme Court.Renowned litigator Roberta Kaplan knew from the beginning that it was the perfect case to bring down the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) . Edie Windsor and Thea...
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TASC Strategies, Practice & Review 2017-2018 with 2 Practice Tests: Online Book

Kaplan · Kaplan Pub
Pages: 780
Format: Print book

Comprehensive content review, strategies, and practice for all sections of the TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) from top test experts The TASC is a high school equivalency test that is an alternative to the GED test. New York State, Indiana, and West Virginia replaced the GED with...
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Kaplan SAT Strategies, Practice, and Review 2015-2016 with 5 Practice Tests: Book + Online + DVD

Kaplan · Kaplan Publishing; 3rd Edition, Third Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The best SAT prep guide a student can use to score higher on the SAT, guaranteed!Don't miss your last chance to take the current SAT before it changes in March 2016! The SAT, one of the most widely used college admissions tests, will be completely updated in March 2016. Kaplan SAT Strategies,...
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CRACK99: The Takedown of a $100 Million Chinese Software Pirate

David Locke Hall · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The utterly gripping story of the most outrageous case of cyber piracy prosecuted by the U.S. Department of Justice.A former U.S. Navy intelligence officer, David Locke Hall was a federal prosecutor when a bizarre-sounding website, CRACK99, came to his attention. It looked like Craigslist...
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Praxis II: Elementary Education: Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment:

LLC LearningExpress · Learningexpress, Llc; Csm edition
Format: Paperback

Most prospective elementary grade teachers must take the Praxis II: Elementary Education: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment exam. The test assesses knowledge of both principles and processes teachers must master, including a basic understanding of curriculum planning, instructional...
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The Kennan Diaries

George F Kennan · W.W. Norton & Company,
Pages: 712
Format: Hardcover

A landmark collection, spanning ninety years of U.S. history, of the never-before-published diaries of George F. Kennan, America's most famous diplomat. On a hot July afternoon in 1953, George F. Kennan descended the steps of the State Department building as a newly retired man. His career...
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The Essential Guide to Hobby Farming: A How-To Manual for Crops, Livestock, and Your Business

Carol Ekarius · i5 Press; Second Edition edition
Format: Print book

Six containers of heirloom tomatoes, miniature squashes, and herbs on your back patio or six acres of beets, cabbages, and strawberries? Five chickens and a honey bee hive or a small farm with three dozen sheep and a couple of quarter horses?Regardless of the size of your "field of dreams,"...
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America's Best Colleges for B Students

Tamra B. Orr · SuperCollege; Sixth Edition edition
Format: Print book

High school students who get average grades and don't ace the SAT or ACT discover that an exceptional college education is by no means beyond their reach with this guide. Along with information on what to look for in a college and what colleges look for in their students besides grades,...
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The Art of the English Murder: From Jack the Ripper and Sherlock Holmes to Agatha Christie and Alfred Hitchcock

Lucy Worsley · Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

From Jack the Ripper and Sherlock Holmes to the cosy crimes of the Golden Age, renowned historian Lucy Worsley explores the evolution of the traditional English murderand reveals why we are so fascinated by this sinister subject. Murdera dark, shameful deed, the last resort of the desperate...
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The College Application Essay, 6th Ed.

Sarah Myers McGinty · College Board
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

This popular guide helps students write essays that win admissionWinning college application essays take admission officers beyond the numbers and shows them what the students really care about, how they think, and who they really are. But even the best of students can be daunted by the task.This...
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Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States

Felipe Fernández-Armesto · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 402
Format: Hardcover

An eminent scholar finds a new American history in the Hispanic past of our diverse nation. The United States is still typically conceived of as an offshoot of England, with our history unfolding east to west beginning with the first English settlers in Jamestown. This view overlooks the significance...
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1,339 Quite Interesting Facts to Make Your Jaw Drop

John Mitchinson · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

From the creators of the hugely popular BBC quiz show QI, a brilliant sequel to their New York Timesbest-selling 1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off.1,339 Quite Interesting Facts to Make Your Jaw Drop is bursting with mindboggling morsels of triviainformative, hilarious,...
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1001 Ways to Pay for College: Strategies to Maximize Financial Aid, Scholarships and Grants

Gen Tanabe · SuperCollege; Seventh Edition edition
Format: Print book

Completely revised with updated descriptions, contact information, websites, and available monies, this guide to financing higher education is the only resource students need to fund their pursuit of knowledge. Balancing detailed explanations with real-life examples and practical resources,...
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Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble

Marilyn Johnson · Harper
Format: Hardcover

The author of The Dead Beat and This Book is Overdue! turns her piercing eye and charming wit to the real-life avatars of Indiana Jones - the archaeologists who sort through the muck and mire of swamps, ancient landfills, volcanic islands, and other dirty places to reclaim history for us all.Pompeii,...
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Easy Grammar Step-by-Step: With 85 Exercises

Phyllis Dutwin · McGraw-Hill Education; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Youve come to the right place for a quick and effective way to learn grammar! Easy Grammar Step-by-Step is based on the idea that the quickest route to learning this subject is building a solid foundation in the basics. You wont find a lot of pointless discussion instead, you get an original,...
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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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Practice Makes Perfect Basic Chinese

Xiaozhou Wu · McGraw-Hill; 1 edition
Format: Book

Learn the Chinese you need. Gain the language skills you want. Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Chinese is a trusted companion to your Chinese learning experience. In each bite-sized lesson, the authors explain one or two language concepts and illustrate them with many clear examples. Although...
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Give Me Liberty: Speakers and Speeches that Have Shaped America

Christopher L. Webber · Pegasus Books
Pages: 419
Format: Print book

Sure to become a classic of American oratorical history, ?Give Me Liberty reveals the enduring power of America's quest for a freer and more just society, and the context of the speeches and speakers -- from Daniel Webster and Patrick Henry to Martin Luther King and Ronald Reagan -- that...
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Up Your Score: SAT: The Underground Guide, 2015 Edition

Ada Throckmorton · Workman Publishing Company
Format: Book

More college-bound seniors than ever are taking the SAT—in 2012, 1.66 million of them. Up Your Score: SAT is the only guide written for students, by students. Filled with expert advice and proven strategies, it injects a feisty attitude into the dry business of test prep, fending...
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Post Office Jobs: The Ultimate 473 Postal Exam Study Guide and Job FInder

Dennis V Damp · Bookhaven Press LLC
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

The all-new sixth-edition of Post Office Jobs provides an overview of what jobs are available, including many that don't require written tests and how to apply for them. You will also find a comprehensive 473/473E study guide with helpful test-taking strategies that could dramatically...
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Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century

Kevin Fong M.D. · The Penguin Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Anesthesiologist, intensive care expert, and NASA adviser Kevin Fong explores how physical extremes push human limits and spawn incredible medical breakthroughsLittle more than one hundred years ago, maps of the world still boasted white space: places where no human had ever trod. Within...
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Death's Summer Coat: What the History of Death and Dying Teaches Us About Life and Living

Brandy Schillace · Pegasus Books, 2016.
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

In the tradition of Being Mortal, Brandy Schillace looks at what we can learn from the incredibly diverse ways in which humans have dealt with mortality in different times and placesDeath is something we all confront -- it touches our families, our homes, our hearts. And yet we have grown...
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Kitty Genovese: The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime that Changed America

Kevin Cook · Norton & Company, Incorporated, W. W.
Pages: 242
Format: Hardcover

At last, the true story of a crime that shocked the world. New York City, 1964. A young woman is stabbed to death on her front stoop -- a murder the New York Times called "a frozen moment of dramatic, disturbing social change." The victim, Catherine "Kitty" Genovese,...
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The Victory with No Name: The Native American Defeat of the First American Army

Colin G. Calloway · Oxford University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In 1791, General Arthur St. Clair led the United States army in a campaign to destroy a complex of Indian villages at the Maumee River in northwestern Ohio. Almost within reach of their objective, St. Clair's 1,400 men were attacked by about one thousand Indians. The U.S. force was decimated,...
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The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books, 2014 Edition

Association for Library Service to Children · Amer Library Assn Editions; 2014 Edition edition
Format: Print book

Updated to include the 2014 award and honor books, The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books, 2014 Edition gathers together the books deemed most distinguished in American children's literature and illustration since the inception of the renowned prizes....
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Nietzsche--A Complete Introduction: A Teach Yourself Guide

Roy Jackson · McGraw-Hill; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Written by Dr Roy Jackson, who is Course Leader in Religion, Philosophy and Ethics at the University of Gloucestershire, Nietzsche: A Complete Introduction is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident...
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The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative

Florence Williams · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An intrepid investigation into nature's restorative benefits by a prize-winning author.For centuries, poets and philosophers extolled the benefits of a walk in the woods: Beethoven drew inspiration from rocks and trees; Wordsworth composed while tromping over the heath; and Nikola Tesla...
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The Gun Debate: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Philip J. Cook · Oxford University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

No topic is more polarizing than guns and gun control. From a gun culture that took root early in American history to the mass shootings that repeatedly bring the public discussion of gun control to a fever pitch, the topic has preoccupied citizens, public officials, and special interest...
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