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Networking For Dummies

Doug Lowe · For Dummies
Pages: 456
Format: Print book

The #1 bestselling beginner's guide to computer networking - now in a new edition Need networking know-how, but don't know where to turn? Run - don't walk - to the no-nonsense networking guidance offered in this friendly guide! Whether you're a networking administrator or an everyday...
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Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life

David R Montgomery · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A MacArthur Fellow's impassioned call to make agriculture sustainable by ditching the plow, covering the soil, and diversifying crop rotations.The problem of agriculture is as old as civilization. Throughout history, great societies that abused their land withered into poverty or disappeared...
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Find Me Unafraid: Love, Loss, and Hope in an African Slum

Kennedy Odede · Ecco Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Find Me Unafraid tells the uncommon love story between two uncommon people whose collaboration sparked a successful movement to transform the lives of vulnerable girls and the urban poor. With a Foreword by Nicholas Kristof.This is the story of two young people from completely different...
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More Than a Score: The New Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing

Diane Ravitch · Haymarket Books
Format: Book

For too long so-called education reformers, mostly billionaires, politicians, and others with little or no background in teaching, have gotten away with using standardized testing to punish our nations youth and educators. Now, across the country, students are walking out, parents are opting...
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The Homeschooling Handbook: How to Make Homeschooling Simple, Affordable, Fun, and Effective

Lorilee Lippincott · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Print book

The mere thought of homeschooling can be overwhelming. What curriculum do I choose? What if we cant afford all the books? How do I schedule our time? Will my children become socially awkward recluses? What if I screw up my kids education?! Lorilee Lippincott, a seasoned homeschooling mom,...
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Confronting the Death Penalty: How Language Influences Jurors in Capital Cases

Robin Conley · Oxford University Press
Pages: 256
Format: eBook

Confronting the Death Penalty: How Language Influences Jurors in Capital Cases probes how jurors make the ultimate decision about whether another human being should live or die. Drawing on ethnographic and qualitative linguistic methods, this book explores the means through which language...
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Backyard Bees: A Guide for the Beginner Beekeeper

Doug Purdie · Murdoch Books
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Backyard Bees is the ultimate guide to installing and maintaining a hive of European honey bees. It includes extensive advice on choosing a hive and the equipment you need; case studies and anecdotes from beekeepers from all walks of life; as well as 20 delicious recipes for all that honey,...
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The Hodges Harbrace Handbook

Cheryl Glenn · Cengage Learning, 2016.
Pages: 848
Format: Print book

Continuously evolving to address the needs of today's students, THE HODGES HARBRACE HANDBOOK, 19th Edition, guides student writers in developing their understanding of the rhetorical situation. This understanding enables even those students with minimal experience or confidence in their...
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Common Core Math For Parents For Dummies with Videos Online

Christopher Danielson · For Dummies; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Help your child succeed with a better understanding of Common Core Math Common Core Math For Parents For Dummies is packed with tools and information to help you promote your child's success in math. The grade-by-grade walk-through brings you up to speed on what your child is learning,...
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Beginner's Guide to Reading Schematics, Third Edition

Stan Gibilisco · McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Translate schematic diagrams into today's cutting-edge electronics Navigate the roadmaps of simple electronic circuits and complex systems with help from an experienced engineer. With all-new art and demo circuits you can build, this hands-on, illustrated guide explains how to understand...
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3D Printing: Build Your Own 3D Printer and Print Your Own 3D Objects

James F Kelly · Que
Pages: 182
Format: Paperback

Want something? Print it-with your own 3D printer! Right now, you can print practically any 3D object you can imagine-from toys to gadgets to replacement parts, and beyond! All you need is a 3D printer ... and they're simpler and cheaper than you ever imagined. This full-color,...
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What Your Second Grader Needs to Know

E.D. Hirsch Jr. · Bantam
Pages: 528
Format: Paperback

"A revised and updated version of What Your Second Grader Needs to Know, Fundamentals of a Good Second-Grade Education, with readings and activities in Literature, Mathematics, History, science, and the arts"--
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The Handy Technology Answer Book

Naomi Balaban · Visible Ink Press
Pages: 450
Format: Paperback

Technology pervades our daily lives and modern society, and not just when it comes to computers and smart phones. Before there was the computer, there was the abacus. Before the smart phone, there was the telegraph and ball point pen. Electricity, penicillin, and the compass have all led to revolutionary...
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Common Core Dilemma - Who Owns Our Schools?

Mercedes K. Schneider · Teachers College Press
Format: Print book

In her new book, bestselling author Mercedes Schneider provides little-known details about the history of the Common Core State Standards. She lifts the veil on how the Common Core was developed, who was present in the back room, the push to copyright it so that test-makers could profit,...
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Legal Forms for Starting & Running a Small Business

Fred S. Steingold Attorney · NOLO
Pages: 488
Format: Paperback

Most small business owners, can't afford to hire a lawyer to draft the legal documents they need in the course of day-to-day business. Now there's an affordable solution. Legal Forms for Starting & Running a Small Business provides over 60 legal forms and documents and all the step-by-step...
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102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum

Cathy Duffy · Grove Publishing; 2015 edition
Format: Print book

102 Top Picks makes it easy for home educators to select the right curriculum for each family situation and each child's learning style. Widely-recognized curriculum expert Cathy Duffy walks you through the curriculum selection process: goal setting, figuring out which educational approach...
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The Butler's Child: An Autobiography

Lewis Steel · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The Butler's Child is the personal story of a Warner Brothers family grandson who spent more than fifty years as a fighting, no holds barred civil rights lawyer. Lewis M. Steel explores why he, a privileged white man, devoted his life to seeking racial progress in often uncomprehending...
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The Everything Parent's Guide to Common Core Math Grades 6-8: Understand the New Math Standards to Help Your Child Learn and Succeed

Jamie L. Sirois · Adams Media
Format: Print book

Take the mystery out of Common Core math!The Common Core, a new set of national educational standards, has been adopted by forty-five states across the nation. But if you learned math the "old" way, the new teaching methods--like tape diagrams, array models, and number bonds--may...
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How Would You Rule?: Legal Puzzles, Brainteasers, and Dilemmas from the Law's Strangest Cases

Daniel W. Park · University of California Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

How Would You Rule is a lighthearted introduction to fundamental concepts of law through strange but true legal cases. Each chapter tells the story of a different case and presents the main arguments of the opposing parties. The twist? Before the ruling of the court is revealed, readers...
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Gravity's Kiss: The Detection of Gravitational Waves

H M Collins · The MIT Press
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

Scientists have been trying to confirm the existence of gravitational waves for fifty years. Then, in September 2015, came a "very interesting event" (as the cautious subject line in a physicist's email read) that proved to be the first detection of gravitational waves. In Gravity's...
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101 Law Forms for Personal Use

Nolo Editors · NOLO
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

Reliable legal forms for common personal and family transactions At one time or another, we all need to get an agreement in writing. But where to start? 101 Law Forms for Personal Use makes it easy to create legal agreements and organize essential information. The plain-English instructions...
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What Kind of Loser Indie Publishes, and How Can I Be One, Too?

Pamela Fagan Hutchins · SkipJack Publishing
Format: Paperback

USA Best Book Awardwinner in Business: Writing/PublishingRelatable and hilarious, you will wear the pages of this book out. Now with an index created using PDF Index Generator for easier usage! Who knew indie publishing could be this much fun? Whether you have published before or are contemplating...
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The ABCs of Nonprofits

Lisa Runquist · American Bar Association
Pages: 155
Format: Print book

Written for practitioners and nonprofit organizations, this unique guidebook offers a basic introduction to what a nonprofit corporation is; how it is formed; options for organizational structure; operating the corporation; basic tax issues; and much more. This updated second edition is written...
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Secrets from an Inventor's Notebook: Advice on Inventing Success

Maurice Kanbar · Council Oak Books; Second Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

When the fuzz from his sweater was pulled off by a brick wall he was leaning against, Maurice Kanbar had a brainstorm. Soon he had patented, produced, and successfully promoted the D-Fuzz-It sweater comb, and made his first fortune at the age of 22. In this engaging “master class”...
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Graduate Programs in the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences 2015

Peterson's · Peterson's; 49 edition
Format: Hardcover

Peterson's Graduate Programs in the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences 2015 contains details on over 11,000 graduate programs of study across all relevant disciplines-including the arts and architecture, communications and media, psychology and counseling, political science and international...
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How to Write a Business Plan

Mike McKeever · NOLO; Twelfth Edition edition
Format: Print book

Write a business plan that potential investors will embrace! If you're thinking of starting a business or raising money to expand an existing one, you need a plan. Running a successful business requires a great deal of forethought, so write a business plan and secure your venture's...
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Telling Your Story: A Step-by-Step Guide to Drafting Persuasive Legal Resumes and Cover Letters

Jo Ellen Dardick Lewis · Carolina Academic Press
Pages: 190
Format: Paperback

Everyone has a story, and in a professional context, students tell their stories in resumes and cover letters two of the most important pieces of persuasive writing they will ever draft. Telling Your Story uses techniques students learn in legal writing classes to teach them how to draft...
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Can You Trust Your Trust?: What You Need to Know about the Advantages and Disadvantages of Trusts and Trust Compliance Issues

Seymour Goldberg · American Bar Association
Pages: 175
Format: Print book

A trust is frequently seen as the alter ego of a will. Trusts are often worthwhile but can be nightmares if improperly administered. As a result of the revamping of state trust laws in many states, trustees often find themselves with more questions than they were ever prepared for, without...
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LSAT Logic Games: Strategy Guide Online Tracker

Manhattan Prep · Manhattan Prep Publishing
Pages: 640
Format: Print book

Manhattan Prep's LSAT Logic Games is truly cutting edge. Containing the best of Manhattan Prep's proven strategies, this book will teach you how to tackle the LSAT logic games efficiently and flexibly.Beginning with how to recognize each and every game type, LSAT Logic Games takes...
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Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life

William Deresiewicz · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 245
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be - but aren't - providing.As a professor at Yale, Bill Deresiewicz saw something that troubled him deeply. His students, some of the nation's brightest...
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202 Outstanding House Ideas

Bridget Vranckx · Firefly Books
Pages: 599
Format: Print book

202 Outstanding House Ideas is packed with 600 pages of ideas for the dream house. For practicing professionals and homeowners this is a reference to successful designs chock full of ideas, analyses and successful applications from around the world. More than 750 outstanding interior...
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Practical Electronics for Inventors, Fourth Edition

Paul Scherz · Mcgraw-Hill Education, 2016.
Pages: 1072
Format: Print book

A Fully-Updated, No-Nonsense Guide to ElectronicsAdvance your electronics knowledge and gain the skills necessary to develop and construct your own functioning gadgets. Written by a pair of experienced engineers and dedicated hobbyists, Practical Electronics for Inventors, Fourth Edition,...
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U.S. Immigration Made Easy

Ilona Bray J.D. · NOLO
Pages: 688
Format: Print book

Many people have misconceptions about the complex tangle that is U.S. immigration law. Even a prospective immigrant with simple questions about who is eligible to come to the U.S. on a permanent or temporary basis will find the rules hard to interpret, and even harder to act upon. U.S....
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Breaking In: Women's Accounts of How Choices Shape STEM Careers

Ann Wolverton · Stylus
Pages: 262
Format: eBook

Why is it that, while women in the United States have generally made great strides in establishing parity with their male counterparts in educational attainment, they remain substantially underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) ? Why is it that,...
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Form Your Own Limited Liability Company

ANTHONY MANCUSO · NOLO
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Make your business an LLCS Structuring your business as an LLC can bring important advantages: It lets you limit your personal liability for business debts and simplify your taxes. Here, you'll find the key legal forms you need to create an LLC in your state, including: LLC articles...
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Real-World Crime Scene Investigation: A Step-by-Step Procedure Manual

Gabriele Suboch · CRC Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Real-World Crime Scene Investigation: A Step-by-Step Procedure Manual is designed as a field guide providing instruction on how to document a crime scene, including sketching, mapping, searching, collecting, and preserving physical evidence. It also addresses how to document a crime scene...
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The Myth of Laziness

Mel Levine M.D. · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

"When we call someone lazy, we condemn a human being," writes Mel Levine, M.D. In The Myth of Laziness, the bestselling author of A Mind at a Time shows that children dismissed as unproductive or "lazy" usually suffer from what he calls "output failure" - a neurodevelopmental...
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Popular Mechanics Gadget Planet: 150 Gizmos & Inventions that Changed the World

Popular Mechanics · Hearst
Format: Hardcover

These gadgets changed the world! In 2011, Popular Mechanics gathered a panel of experts—esteemed inventors, designers, tech gurus, even a moonwalking astronaut—to create a definitive list of 101 gadgets that changed the course of history. The feature was so popular that it became...
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Patents, Copyrights & Trademarks For Dummies

John Buchaca · For Dummies; 2 edition
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Useful tips and step-by-step guidance from filing to issue to licenseAcquire and protect your share of this major business assetWant to secure and exploit the intellectual property rights due you or your company? This easy-to-follow guide shows you how — helping you to evaluate your...
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Pinpoint: How GPS Is Changing Technology, Culture, and Our Minds

Greg Milner · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Pinpoint tells the story of GPS, a scientific marvel that enables almost all modern technology -- but is changing us in profound ways.Over the last fifty years, humanity has developed an extraordinary shared utility: the Global Positioning System. Even as it guides us across town, GPS helps...
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Soar: How Boys Learn, Succeed, and Develop Character

David Banks · Atria / 37 Ink; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

From a respected educator who has advised Hillary Clinton and Cory Booker on scholastic issues a rare book that can bring tears to your eyes while showing the way to deep and meaningful social change New York Times bestselling author William PollackDavid Banks knows a few things about at-risk...
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A Space Traveler's Guide to the Solar System

Mark Thompson · Pegasus Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening and provocative tour of our solar system, from one of Britain's celebrated astronomists. Have you ever dreamed of being an astronaut, traveling through the universe on your very own space mission? What would it be like to tour the solar system, visiting the sun and the planets,...
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MCAT Biochemistry Review: Online Book

Alexander Stone Macnow · Kaplan Publishing
Pages: 456
Format: Print book

More people get into medical school with a Kaplan MCAT course than all major courses combined. Now the same results are available with MCAT Biochemistry Review. This book features thorough subject review, more questions than any competitor, and the highest-yield questions available. The commentary...
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Answering the Call: An Autobiography of the Modern Struggle to End Racial Discrimination in America

Nathaniel R Jones · The New Press
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

Answering the Call is an extraordinary eyewitness account from an unsung hero of the battle for racial equality in America - a battle that, far from ending with the great victories of the civil rights era, saw some of its signal achievements in the desegregation fights of the 1970s and its most...
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Nolo's Quick LLC: All You Need to Know About Limited Liability Companies

Anthony Mancuso Attorney · NOLO
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Get LLC answers and learn the basics of limited liability companies If you run your own business, you've probably heard about limited liability companies. Business owners who operate LLCs aren't personally liable for business debts, so their personal assets are generally not at risk....
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UFOs and Anti-Gravity

Leonard G Cramp · Adventures Unlimited Press
Pages: 388
Format: Print book

Leonard G. Cramp's classic book on flying saucer propulsion and suppressed technology is back in print in this expanded edition. Now including material from his first book; Space; Gravity & the Flying Saucer; this book is a highly technical look at the UFO phenomena by a trained...
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Contracts : the essential business desk reference

Richard Stim · Nolo
Format: Print book

Understand virtually any contract and sign on the dotted line with confidence. This is the first book to explain contract terms in language for the layperson. This indispensable A to Z guide covers: definitions of over 300 common terms found in contracts how to decipher the language...
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Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Ashlee Vance · Ecco
Pages: 402
Format: Paperback

New York Times and International Bestseller Named One of the Best Books of the Year by The Wall Street Journal, NPR, Audible and AmazonMore than 1 million copies sold In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life...
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What Your First Grader Needs to Know

E.D. Hirsch Jr. · Random House Publishing Group
Pages: 512
Format: Paperback

Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated What Your First Grader Needs to Know What will your child be expected to learn in the first grade? How can you help him or her at home? How can teachers foster active, successful learning in the classroom? This book answers these...
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Make: Electronics

Charles Platt · Make; 1st edition
Format: Paperback

"This is teaching at its best!"--Hans Camenzind, inventor of the 555 timer (the world's most successful integrated circuit), and author of Much Ado About Almost Nothing: Man's Encounter with the Electron (Booklocker.com)"A fabulous book: well written, well paced,...
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Make: Drones: How to Teach an Arduino to Fly

David Mcgriffy · O'Reilly Media
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Make: Drones will help the widest possible audience understand how drones work by providing several DIY drone projects based on the world's most popular robot controller--the Arduino. The information imparted in this book will show Makers how to build better drones and be better drone...
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BLACK'S LAW DICTIONARY; DELUXE 10TH EDITION

Bryan A Garner · Thomson West; 10 Deluxe edition
Format: Hardcover

The deluxe edition of this law dictionary contains more than 50,000 terms, earliest usage dates for nearly all terms, pronunciation guidance, Latin maxims, and more. For more than a century, Black s Law Dictionary has been the gold standard for the language of law. Today, it s the most...
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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: Keep Your Property & Repay Debts Over Time

Stephen Elias · NOLO
Pages: 401
Format: Paperback

This plain-English guide to decide if Chapter 13 is right for you and to learn how to keep valuable property and discharge your unsecured debts. Chapter 13 legal concepts, procedures, and monetary calculations can be tricky. Nolo's Chapter 13 Bankruptcy breaks down the Chapter 13 process...
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The Complete Guide to Small-Scale Farming: Everything You Need to Know about Raising Beef and Dairy Cattle, Rabbits, Ducks, and Other Small Animals

Melissa Nelson · Atlantic Pub Co; 2 edition
Format: Print book

288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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57 Ways to Screw Up in Grad School: Perverse Professional Lessons for Graduate Students

Kevin D. Haggerty · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Don't think about why you're applying. Select a topic for entirely strategic reasons. Choose the coolest supervisor. Write only to deadlines. Expect people to hold your hand. Become "that" student. When it comes to a masters or PhD program, most graduate students don't...
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Barron's PRAXIS, 7th Edition: CORE/PLT

Robert Postman · Barron's Educational Series; 7 edition
Format: Print book

This brand-new, updated resource provides full preparation and two practice tests for the new computer-delivered Core Academic Skills for Educators (5712, 5722, 5732) . The book incorporates the most recent computer delivered Praxis Core test question. Comprehensive Reading, Writing and Mathematics...
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Represent Yourself in Court: How to Prepare & Try a Winning Case

Paul Bergman JD · NOLO
Pages: 560
Format: Print book

How to prepare and present a winning civil court case Many disputes are too big for small claims court but too small to justify a lawyer's fee. Fortunately, if you are willing to learn the courtroom ropes, you can successfully handle your own case from start to finish. Represent...
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U.S. Immigration Made Easy

Ilona Bray J.D. · NOLO; Seventeenth Edition edition
Format: Print book

Ready to move to the USA? Here's the insider's guide you need! Want to live, work or travel in the United States? U.S. Immigration Made Easy has helped tens of thousands of people get a visa, green card or other immigration status. You'll learn: whether you and your family...
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Firefighter Exam

Learningexpress. · Learning Express, 2016.
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Challenging, rewarding, and well-paying, firefighting is a terrific career choice. But before they join the ranks of one of the nation's most admired occupations, applicants must pass a rigorous exam. With 5 total practice exams, this guide provides the most thorough and up-to-date...
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Make: Wearable Electronics: Design, prototype, and wear your own interactive garments

Kate Hartman · Maker Media, Inc; 1 edition
Format: Print book

What if your clothing could change color to complement your skin tone, respond to your racing heartbeat, or connect you with a loved one from afar? Welcome to the world of shoes that can dynamically shift your height, jackets that display when the next bus is coming, and neckties that can nudge...
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