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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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ACT For Dummies, with Online Practice Tests

Lisa Zimmer Hatch · For Dummies; 6 edition
Format: Print book

The fast and easy way to score higher on the ACT Does the thought of preparing for the ACT give you anxiety? Fear not! This 6th edition of ACT For Dummies with online practice tests gives you a competitive edge by fully preparing you for the ACT exam with subject reviews, practice opportunities...
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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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Library and Information Center Management, 6th Edition

Robert D Stueart · Libraries Unlimited
Pages: 550
Format: Hardcover

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ACT 2016-2017 Strategies, Practice, and Review with 6 Practice Tests: Online Book

Kaplan · Kaplan Publishing
Pages: 600
Format: Print book

Kaplan's essential, comprehensive ACT guide provides proven test-taking strategies, realistic practice questions and tests, detailed answer explanations, and video tutorials so you can score higher on test day - guaranteed. More than 1.9 million high school students take the ACT. Despite...
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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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The Secret Life of Fat: The Science Behind the Bodys Least Understood Organ and What It Means for You

Sylvia Tara · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 235
Format: Print book

This groundbreaking work of practical, popular science reveals that fat is much smarter than we think.Fat is an obsession, a dirty word, a subject of national handwringing -- and, according to biochemist Sylvia Tara, the least-understood part of our body.You may not love your fat, but your...
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Fiction Core Collection

Barbara A. Bristow · Hw Wilson Co; 17 edition
Pages: 1781
Format: Hardcover

Wilson's Fiction Core Collection (17th Edition, 2014) recommends novels, novellas, and story collections for the general adult audience. It is a guide to over 8,000 books, plus review sources and other professional aids for librarians. The collection is a valuable tool for collection...
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Getting Financial Aid 2016

The College Board · College Board
Pages: 1023
Format: Paperback

Describes the financial aid opportunities at over three thousand two- and four-year colleges, universities, and technical schools, accompanied by a planning calendar, worksheets, itemized charts, and cost-saving tips.
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Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century

JESSICA BRUDER · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 273
Format: Hardcover

The end of retirement?From the beet fields of North Dakota to the National Forest campgrounds of California to Amazon's CamperForce program in Texas, employers have discovered a new, low-cost labor pool, made up largely of transient older Americans. Finding that social security comes up short,...
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It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens

danah boyd · YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pages: 281
Format: Hardcover

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 book, youth culture and technology expert danah boyd uncovers some of the major myths regarding teens' use of social...
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Two-Year Colleges 2015

Peterson's · Peterson's; 45 edition
Format: Book

Petersons Two-Year Colleges 2015 includes information on more than 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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School Bullying: New Perspectives on a Growing Problem

David R. Dupper · Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 119
Format: Paperback

Bullying is one of the most prevalent and insidious forms of school violence today, impacting the learning environment of schools in profound ways. Victims of chronic bullying have poorer grades, increased rates of truancy, increased rates of dropping out, loss of self-esteem, feelings...
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Barron's TOEIC with MP3 CD, 7th Edition

Dr. Lin Lougheed · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 624
Format: Print book

This updated edition of the TOEIC preparation manual includes an enclosed MP3 CD for all audio presented in the book. Test-takers will find:Four full-length practice tests identical in format and question types to the current TOEICTopics and vocabulary most frequently seen on the actual...
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Pass Key to the GRE, 9th Edition

SHARON WEINER GREEN · BARRON'S
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Barron's ninth edition of Pass Key to the GRE is a condensed version of its full-size GRE test prep manual. This new edition offers:An overview of the computer-based GRE TestTwo full-length practice tests that reflect the GRE formatAnswer keys and full explanations for all test questionsExtensive...
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