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In a memoir that pierces and delights us, Jill Ker Conway tells the story of her astonishing journey into adulthood—a journey that would ultimately span immense distances and encompass worlds, ideas, and ways of life that seem a century apart.

She was seven before she ever saw another girl child. At eight, still too small to mount her horse unaided, she was galloping miles, alone, across Coorain, her parents' thirty thousand windswept, drought-haunted acres in the Australian outback, doing a "man's job" of helping herd the sheep because World War II had taken away the able-bodied men. She loved (and makes us see and feel) the vast unpeopled landscape, beautiful and hostile, whose uncertain weathers tormented the sheep ranchers with conflicting promises of riches and inescapable disaster. She adored (and makes us know) her large-visioned father and her strong, radiant mother, who had gone willingly with him into a pioneering life of loneliness and bone-breaking toil, who seemed miraculously to succeed in creating a warmly sheltering home in the harsh outback, and who, upon her husband's sudden death when Jill was ten, began to slide—bereft of the partnership of work...
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From two survivors of the Parkland, Florida, shooting comes a declaration for our times, and an in-depth look at the making of the #NeverAgain movement.
 
On February 14, 2018, seventeen-year-old David Hogg and his fourteen-year-old sister, Lauren, went to school at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, like any normal Wednesday. That day, of course, the world changed. By the next morning, with seventeen classmates and faculty dead, they had joined the leadership of a movement to save their own lives, and the lives of all other young people in America. It's a leadership position they did not seek, and did not want--but events gave them no choice.

The morning after the massacre, David Hogg told CNN: "We're children. You guys are the adults. You need to take some action and play a role. Work together. Get over your politics and get something done."

This book is a manifesto for the movement begun that day, one that has already changed America--with voices of a new generation that are speaking truth to power, and are determined to succeed where their elders have failed. With moral force and clarity, a new generation has made it clear that problems pr...
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Discover the cognitive tools that lead to creative thinking and problem-solving with this “well-written and easy-to-follow” guide (Library Journal).
 
Explore the “thinking tools” of extraordinary people, from Albert Einstein and Jane Goodall to Mozart and Virginia Woolf, and learn how you can practice the same imaginative skills to become your creative best. With engaging narratives and examples, Robert and Michèle Root-Bernstein investigate cognitive tools such as observing, recognizing patterns, modeling, playing, and more.
 
Sparks of Genius is “a clever, detailed and demanding fitness program for the creative mind” and a groundbreaking guidebook for anyone interested in imaginative thinking, lifelong learning, and transdisciplinary education (Kirkus Reviews).
 
“How different the painter at the easel and the physicist in the laboratory! Yet the Root-Bernsteins recognize the deep-down similarity of all creative thinking, whether in art or science. They demonstrate this similarity by comparing the accounts that various pioneers and inventors have left of their own creative processes: for Picasso just as...
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The shocking details chronicling how a beloved coach and esteemed university became enmeshed in one of the worst scandals in U.S. sports history

It's a scandal that began in a place called Happy Valley. But it's not as happy as it once was, as the child-sex-abuse charges against a longtime coach and the conspiracy of silence surrounding the allegations have rocked America and Division 1 college sports.

The shocking stories started to pour out after the November 6, 2011, arrest of Jerry Sandusky, a former coach under the Penn State football legend Joe Paterno. Sandusky had been Paterno's top lieutenant for thirty-two years. He was also the founder of a charity, The Second Mile, that devoted itself to helping disadvantaged youth. It turns out Paterno was told about an incident involving an underage boy showering with Sandusky in the football locker room, but reported the incident to school officials rather than the police.

The numerous boys in Sandusky's program who have come forward told a grand jury lurid stories of a sexual predator who stalked and abused them, sometimes even in the showers of Penn State's football complex. In Game Over, jou...
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Give students the targeted, skill-building practice they need with these standards-based books! Each workbook includes more than 40 ready-to-reproduce practice pages. Easy-to-follow directions and fun exercises motivate students to work on their own. Every activity in each book is correlated to state standards. For use with Grade 5....
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In The Berenstain Bears Father’s Day Blessings, Mama, Gran, and the cubs plan an adventure to honor Papa Bear and Gramps on Father’s Day.

Papa Bear and Gramps are the best dads in Bear Country and the cubs want to show their love. Working together with Mama and Gran, a special fishing trip and picnic are planned for Father’s Day. Will Papa and Gramps bring in a big catch of fish … or will they catch something else even better?

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Summer Learning HeadStart™: This book is designed to help 3rd grade students retain and strengthen their Math and English Language Arts skills during summer months. It helps stop Summer Learning Loss and provides a strong foundation for success in 4th grade.

More than 10,000+ Schools, 19,000+ Teachers, and 150,000+ Students use Lumos Learning Study Programs to improve student achievement on the standardized tests and also to master necessary math, language, and reading skills.

This book includes:
  • Daily practice of third grade skills
  • Online access to fourth grade topics
  • Jokes & cartoons to make learning fun!
  • Review of more than 40 English Language Arts Standards
  • Review of more than 30 Math Standards
  • Engaging reading passages
  • Informative articles for parents and educators
  • Useful infographics

PLUS One Year access to Online Workbooks

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What is the value of a college degree? 

The four-year college experience is as American as apple pie. So is the belief that higher education offers a ticket to a better life. But with student-loan debt surpassing the $1 trillion mark and unemployment of college graduates at historic highs, people are beginning to question that value. 

In College (Un)Bound, Jeffrey J. Selingo, editor at large of the Chronicle of Higher Education, argues that America's higher education system is broken. The great credentials race has turned universities into big businesses and fostered an environment where middle-tier colleges can command elite university-level tuitions while concealing staggeringly low graduation rates and churning out students with few of the skills needed for a rapidly evolving job market. 

Selingo not only turns a critical eye on the current state of higher education but also predicts how technology will transform it for the better. Free massive online open courses (MOOCs) and hybrid classes, adaptive learning software, and the unbundling of traditional degree credits will increase access to high-quality education regardless of bu...
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Kaplan's SAT Prep Plus 2019 teaches you the ins and outs of the SAT and offers extra study plans, online practice and video lessons to make sure you're ready for Test Day. With clear explanations, detailed subject review and more than 1,400 practice questions, SAT Prep Plus 2019 helps you master Kaplan's proven strategies and adopt the confident mindset that will help you ace the test and give your college applications a boost!

Kaplan is so certain that SAT Prep Plus 2019 offers the guidance you need that we guarantee it: After studying with the online resources and book, you'll score higher on the SAT—or you'll get your money back.

Get everything in the SAT Prep 2019 package, plus three more practice tests, 650 additional practice questions, more than a dozen timed quizzes, and 15 video lessons from our all-star team of SAT masters.

With SAT Prep Plus 2019 you can study on-the-go. Log in from anywhere to watch video lessons, complete quizzes and take practice tests that are optimized for your mobile device.

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Cracking the SAT Premium Edition with 8 Practice Tests, 2019: The All-in-One Solution for Your Highest Possible Score (College Test Preparation) cover
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THE ALL-IN-ONE SOLUTION FOR YOUR HIGHEST POSSIBLE SCOREincluding 8 full-length practice tests for realistic prep, content reviews for all test sections, techniques for scoring success, and access to premium online extras.

Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score.
· Comprehensive subject review for every section of the exam
· Valuable practice with complex reading comprehension passages and higher-level math problems
· Hands-on experience with all question types (multi-step problems, passage-based grammar questions, and more)

Practice Your Way to Perfection.
· 8 full-length practice tests (4 in the book, 4 online) with detailed answer explanations
· Drills for each test section—Reading, Writing and Language, and Math--plus writing exercises to help prepare for the Essay
· In-depth online score reports for all practice tests to help analyze and track your progress

Techniques That Actually Work.

· Powerful tactics to help you avoid traps and beat the SAT
· Pacing tips to help you maximize your time
· Detailed examples of how to employ each strategy to your advantage
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Give children a head start in school! This colorful, fun-filled workbook is designed to reinforce skills through engaging activities. With more than 100 curriculum-based pages—arranged in a progressive, 10-week format—targeting handwriting, alphabet and number recognition, reading, phonics, math, and more this book will help prepare preschoolers for kindergarten. A summer’s worth of great learning from the trusted editors of Weekly Reader!
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Cursive Handwriting Workbook for Kids: Beginning Cursive helps children learn the basics of cursive writing in the most enjoyable and fun way!

What makes this amazing workbook different from most other workbooks on beginning cursive, is that it provides “dot to dot”- illustrated exercises to help children understand how exactly to form each cursive letter and how to connect cursive letters.

In part 1, students learn and practice the cursive alphabet. They have to draw the snail’s trail inside the letter with a marker, following numbered dots, a fun way to learn how exactly to form each letter. Afterward, they practice writing the letter by tracing inside it and copying it multiple times. In part 2, students learn how to connect lowercase and uppercase cursive letters, and, in part 3, they practice writing their first words in cursive.

An ideal STARTING POINT for BEGINNERS!

  • Easily learn to write the cursive alphabet!
  • Learn how to connect letters and form words!
  • Unique Play & Learn system with “dot-to-dot”-illustrated exercises!
  • Appropriate for Grades 2-5!
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10 Full-Length Practice Exams (1,500+ Questions!) to Help You Prep Your Way to an Excellent SAT Score.

Practice makes perfect, and the best way to practice your SAT test-taking skills is with simulated exams. The Princeton Review's 10 Practice Tests for the SAT provides ten full-length opportunities to assess whether you have the skills to ace the exam's higher-level math questions and reading comprehension passages. Our realistic test questions and detailed explanations to help you master every aspect of the SAT.

Practice Your Way to Perfection.
· 10 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations
· Hands-on exposure to the test, with more than 1,500 questions, 9 sample prompts for the optional essay, and 1 experimental section
· Self-scoring reports to help you assess your test performance

Work Smarter, Not Harder.
· Diagnose and learn from your mistakes with in-depth answer explanations
· See The Princeton Review's techniques in action and solidify your SAT knowledge
· Learn fundamental approaches for achieving content mastery...
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Number Tracing Book for Preschoolers and Kids Ages 3-5: Trace Numbers Practice Workbook for Pre K, Kindergarten and Kids Ages 3-5 (Math Activity Book) cover
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This book is perfect for kids of all ages who want to learn numbers and improve their writing skills. These essential number drills will help with number recognition and learning basic math concepts.

The Book Contains:

  • Premium matte cover design
  • Printed on high quality 60# interior stock
  • Perfectly sized at 8.5" x 11"
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This book is perfect for kids of all ages who want to learn cursive and improve their handwriting skills. These essential letter drills will help with cursive letter recognition and muscle memory. It also includes exercises using sight words.

The Book Contains:

  • Premium matte cover design
  • Printed on high quality 60# interior stock
  • Perfectly sized at 8.5" x 11"
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Give students the targeted, skill-building practice they need with these standards-based books! Each workbook includes more than 40 ready-to-reproduce practice pages. Easy-to-follow directions and fun exercises motivate students to work on their own. Every activity in each book is correlated to state standards. For use with Grade 4....
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Give children a head start in school! This colorful, fun-filled workbook is designed to reinforce skills through engaging activities. With more than 100 curriculum-based pages—arranged in a progressive, 10-week format—targeting vocabulary, reading, writing, phonics, grammar, math, and more this book will help prepare first graders for second grade. A summer’s worth of great learning from the trusted editors of Weekly Reader.
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Happy Teachers Change the World is the first official, authoritative manual of the Thich Nhat Hanh/Plum Village approach to mindfulness in education. Spanning the whole range of schools and grade levels, from preschool through higher education, these techniques are grounded in the everyday world of schools, colleges, and universities.

Beginning firmly with teachers and all those working with students, including administrators, counselors, and other personnel, the Plum Village approach stresses that educators must first establish their own mindfulness practice since everything they do in the classroom will be based on that foundation. The book includes easy-to-follow, step-by-step techniques perfected by educators to teach themselves and to apply to their work with students and colleagues, along with inspirational stories of the ways in which teachers have made mindfulness practice alive and relevant for themselves and their students across the school and out into the community.

The instructions in Happy Teachers Change the World are offered as basic practices taught by Thich Nhat Hanh, followed by guidance from educators using these practices in...
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Practice makes perfect, so make sure you give children plenty of opportunities to practice their cursive handwriting skills!

This workbook on cursive practice contains 80 practice pages with jokes written in cursive. In PART 1, children first have to trace the sentences and then copy them onto a new line. In PART 2, children have to rewrite printed sentences using cursive handwriting. These exercises are perfect for helping children practice writing full sentences in cursive. Children will have fun while improving their cursive writing fluency and learning new jokes to tell!

  • Practice writing full sentences in cursive!
  • 80 practice pages with funny, clean jokes for kids to trace and copy!
  • For Grades 3-5!
  • Reproducible: Parents and teachers may reproduce worksheets for use at home or in class!
Note:This workbook is Skill Level 3 (Sentences) and it is not appropriate for beginners. It is addressed to students that have been taught how to write the alphabet (Level 1) as well as words (Level 2) in cursive.


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Jumpstart reading success with this big collection of 25 motivating storybooks correlated with Guided Reading Level D. The books features simple text, decodable words, strong picture cues, and two to four lines of text per page to support readers with just a little experience under their belts. Children will laugh, learn, and build confidence with these funny books on their favorite topics—from dogs to dinosaurs, princesses to pizza!
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Common Core Math Workbook, Grade 4: Multiple Choice, Daily Math Practice Grade 4 cover
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This book is your comprehensive workbook for Daily Math Practice Grade 4 (Common Core Math).

By practicing and mastering this entire workbook, your child will become very familiar and comfortable with the state math exam and common core standards. This Daily Math Practice Grade 4 Workbook (Multiple Choice) includes:

• 20 Weeks of Daily Multiple Choice Practice

• Weekly Assessments

• State Aligned Common Core Curriculum

• End of Year Assessment

• Detailed Video Answer Explanations to all questions in the workbook

For practice with Free Response questions, be sure to check out Part II of our workbook titled:

Common Core Math Workbook, Grade 4: Free Response, Daily Math Practice Grade 4

Each question is labeled with the specific common core standard so both parents and teachers can use this workbook for their student(s). This workbook takes the Common Core State Standards and divides them up among 20 weeks. By working on these problems on a daily basis, students will be able to (1) find any deficiencies in their understanding and/or practice of math and (2) have smal...
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Meet Stella, a precocious second grader whose adventures in writing class are sure to inspire students and motivate them to write across genres―whether it’s narrative, informative, opinion, or poetry. A joyful peer model whom children can relate to, Stella shares her experiences as she decides what to write about, researches and develops her topic, drafts and revises her piece, and publishes it. An excellent resource for teachers and students to refer to throughout their year of writing! For use with Grades K-3.
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Argo Brothers Math Workbook, Grade 7: Common Core Math Multiple Choice, Daily Math Practice Grade 7 cover
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This book is your comprehensive workbook for 7th Grade Common Core Math.

By practicing and mastering this entire workbook, your child will become very familiar and comfortable with the state math exam and common core standards. This 7th Grade Common Core Math Workbook (Multiple Choice) includes:

20 Weeks of Daily Multiple Choice Practice

Weekly Assessments

State Aligned Common Core Curriculum

End of Year Assessment

Detailed Video Answer Explanations to all questions in the workbook

For practice with Free Response questions, be sure to check out Part II of our workbook titled:

Argo Brothers Math Workbook, Grade 7: Common Core Math Free Response, Daily Math Practice Grade 7

Each question is labeled with the specific common core standard so both parents and teachers can use this workbook for their student(s). This workbook takes the Common Core State Standards and divides them up among 20 weeks. By working on these problems on a daily basis, students will be able to (1) find any deficiencies in their understanding and/or practice of math and (2) have small succe...
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Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students cover
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A bold, brain-based teaching approach to culturally responsive instruction


To close the achievement gap, diverse classrooms need a proven framework for optimizing student engagement. Culturally responsive instruction has shown promise, but many teachers have struggled with its implementation―until now.

 

In this book, Zaretta Hammond draws on cutting-edge neuroscience research to offer an innovative approach for designing and implementing brain-compatible culturally responsive instruction.

 

The book includes:

 

  • Information on how one’s culture programs the brain to process data and affects learning relationships
  • Ten "key moves" to build students’ learner operating systems and prepa...
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GRE Prep Plus 2019: Practice Tests + Proven Strategies + Online + Video + Mobile (Kaplan Test Prep) cover
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Kaplan's GRE Prep Plus 2019 guides you through your GRE prep step by step, with added online practice and video lessons to ensure you're ready for Test Day. Study Kaplan's proven strategies, boost your math skills, practice your pacing, and become an expert in the exam's computerized format with two online practice tests.

Kaplan is so certain that GRE Prep Plus 2019 offers all the knowledge you need to excel at the GRE that we guarantee it: After studying with the online resources and book, you'll score higher on the GRE—or you'll get your money back.

Get everything in our GRE Prep 2019 package, plus an additional practice test, 1,200+ additional practice questions, dozens of timed practice sets for every section of the test, a customizable online Qbank, and video lessons on stress-reduction techniques and study planning tactics that can help you ace the GRE.

With GRE Prep Plus 2019 you can study on-the-go. Log in from anywhere to do practice sets and even practice tests that are optimized for your mobile device.

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The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers In ‘Healthy Foods’ That Cause Disease And Weight Gain | Book Summary | OneHourReads

In the book “\The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers In ‘Healthy Foods’ That Cause Disease And Weight Gain”, Dr. Steven Gundry sets out to demystify long-held myths about plant-based foods. These foods, believed for the most part, to be healthy, have been responsible for hurting the human body for so long.

Gundry exposes the real cause of weight problems, and if you’re one of those people who seem to be eating right and doing all the right exercises, yet suffering weight problems and related diseases, then you’ll want to read this book. Gundry’s book contends that your weight loss efforts are failing not because of any fault of yours, but because you’re mostly misinformed.

This book contains a comprehensive, well detailed summary and key takeaways of the original book by Steven R. Gundry M.D. It summarizes the book in detail, to help people effectively understand, articulate and imbibe the original work by Dr. Gundry. This book is not meant to replace the original book but to serve as a compa...
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The only guide from the ACT organization, the makers of the exam, revised and updated for 2019 with 4 genuine, full-length practice tests and 400 additional questions online.

This new edition includes:

  • A NEW never-before-seen, full-length practice test with optional writing test (215 questions)
  • 400 online questions that can be filtered and organized into practice sets
  • Updated writing prompts and directions
  • Real ACT test forms used in previous years

The Official ACT Prep Guide, 2018-2019,is the only guide from the makers of the exam and includes actual ACT test forms (taken from past ACT exams). It offers 4 actual ACT tests (all with optional writing test) so you may practice at your own pace. To help you review, this guide provides detailed explanations for every answer and practical tips on how to boost your score on the English, math, reading, science, and optional writing tests.

The test creators also created online resources accessible through this book. You can practice with the 400 additional test questions that can be organized, filtered, and tracked for performance. Or you...
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Trace Letters Of The Alphabet and Sight Words (On The Go): Preschool Practice Handwriting Workbook: Pre K, Kindergarten and Kids Ages 3-5 Reading And Writing cover
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This book is perfect for kids of all ages who want to learn letters of the alphabet and improve their handwriting skills. These essential letter drills will help with letter recognition and sounding out the letters is also recommended. It also includes exercises using sight words.

The Book Contains:

  • Premium matte cover design
  • Printed on high quality 60# interior stock
  • Perfectly sized at 8.5" x 11"
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Give children a head start in school! This colorful, fun-filled workbook is designed to reinforce skills through engaging activities. With more than 100 curriculum-based pages—arranged in a progressive, 10-week format—targeting vocabulary, reading, writing, phonics, grammar, math, and more this book will help prepare kindergartners for first grade. A summer’s worth of great learning from the trusted editors of Weekly Reader.
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"A heartwarming book full of tenderness." --Library Journal

From the bestselling author of One Child, the true story of four problem children and one extraordinary teacher.

They were all "just somebody else's kids"—four problem children placed in Torey Hayden's class because nobody knew what else to do with them. They were a motley group of children in great pain: a small boy who echoed other people's words and repeated weather forecasts; a beautiful seven-year-old girl whose brain was damaged by savage parental beatings; an angry and violent ten-year-old who had watched his stepmother murder his father; a shy twelve-year-old who had been cast out of Catholic school when she became pregnant. But they shared one thing in common: a remarkable teacher who would never stop caring—and who would share with them the love and understanding they had never known and help them become a family.

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Photographs and stories of people who have coped with and overcome depression, anxiety, trauma, and other challenges.

"In MIT professor Daniel Jackson's recent book, Portraits of Resilience, being resilient means being vulnerable. It a gives a glimpse into how students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology―one of the most competitive and elite universities in the world―cope, overcome, and find meaning in their lives."
―The Boston Globe

More than 15 million Americans grapple with depression in a given year, and 40 million are affected by anxiety disorders. And yet these people are often invisible, hidden, unacknowledged. At once a photo essay and a compendium of life stories, Portraits of Resilience brings us face to face with twenty-two extraordinary individuals, celebrating the wisdom they have gained on the frontline of a contemporary battle.

We hear from a young man who was struck with a debilitating sadness just when his life seemed to have turned around, and a medical student whose self-image was transformed by an antidepressant.  We meet a physicist whose troubles led him to reassess the role human connect...
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Cracking the SAT Subject Test in U.S. History, 2nd Edition: Everything You Need to Help Score a Perfect 800 (College Test Preparation) cover
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 800. Equip yourself to ace the SAT Subject Test in U.S. History with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including 3 full-length practice tests, detailed reviews of key U.S. history concepts, and targeted strategies for every question type.

SAT U.S. History is a tough exam to prepare for—after all, there's a lot of history to remember! Written by the experts at The Princeton Review, Cracking the SAT Subject Test in U.S. History arms you to take on the exam and achieve your highest possible score.

Techniques That Actually Work.
• Tried-and-true strategies to help you avoid traps and beat the test
• Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically
• Essential tactics to help you work smarter, not harder

Everything You Need to Know for a High Score.

• Expert subject reviews for every test topic
• Up-to-date information on the SAT Subject Test in U.S. History
• Score conversion tables for accurate self-assessment

Practice Your Way to Perfection.
• 3 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanat...
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180 Days of Social Studies for Fifth Grade (180 Days of Practice) cover
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Supplement your social studies curriculum with 180 days of daily practice! This essential classroom resource provides teachers with weekly social studies units that build students' content-area literacy, and are easy to incorporate into the classroom. Students will analyze primary sources, answer text-dependent questions, and improve their grade-level social studies knowledge. Each week covers a particular topic within one of the four social studies disciplines: history, economics, civics, and geography. Aligned to the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and state standards, this resource includes digital materials....
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Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids - and How to Break the Trance cover
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From addiction expert Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, a startling argument that technology has profoundly affected the brains of children―and not for the better.

We’ve all seen them: kids hypnotically staring at glowing screens in restaurants, in playgrounds and in friends' houses―and the numbers are growing. Like a virtual scourge, the illuminated glowing faces―the Glow Kids―are multiplying. But at what cost? Is this just a harmless indulgence or fad like some sort of digital hula-hoop? Some say that glowing screens might even be good for kids―a form of interactive educational tool.

Don’t believe it.

In Glow Kids, Dr. Nicholas Kardaras will examine how technology―more specifically, age-inappropriate screen tech, with all of its glowing ubiquity―has profoundly affected the brains of an entire generation. Brain imaging research is showing that stimulating glowing screens are as dopaminergic (dopamine activating) to the brain’s pleasure center as sex. And a growing mountain of clinical research correlates screen tech with disorders like ADHD, addiction, anxiety, depression, increased aggression, and even psychosis. Most shocking of all, recent bra...
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“People always say I’m going to look back on these days and laugh — why put it off?”

When Angela Nissel found herself struggling financially while in college, instead of sulking, she decided to entertain herself by creating an online journal that chronicled her day-to-day trials and tribulations. Written with humor and intelligence, her “Broke Diary” quickly found an audience as people wrote to Angela to empathize with, console, and laugh with her about her experiences and even share their own. The Broke Diaries is the first complete compilation of her experiences, written in a voice that is funny, unique, and dead-on.

On buying ramen noodles: I am sooooooo embarassed. I only have 33 cents. I (please don’t laugh) put the money on the counter and quickly attempt to dash out with my Chicken Flavored Salt Noodles. The guy calls me back! I look up instinctively, I should have run . . . Why didn’t I run???!! He tells me the noodles are 35 cents. I try to apologize sincerely. I thought the sign said 33 cents yesterday, so that’s all I brought with me. Could he wait while I ran home and get the 2 cents? I show him my student I.D. to let ...
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The bestselling ASVAB study guide—now updated for 2018/2019! 

The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) is a timed multi-aptitude test developed and maintained by the Department of Defense. The test is given at more than 13,000 schools and Military Entrance Processing Stations nationwide and is used to determine the branch of service and career field where a candidate would most excel. If you’re one of the more than one million people a year preparing to take the test, this is your one-stop resource to ensure you perform your very best.

2018/2019 ASVAB For Dummies is packed with practice questions; an in-depth view of each of the nine subtests; strategy cheat sheets; proven study tips and test taking-tactics, as well as 3 full-length practice tests and 2 AFQT practice tests to help you prep for test day.

  • Score high and qualify for the military job you want
  • Boost your math, science, and English performance
  • Review all 9 subject areas covered on the test
  • Find out how the test is scored and know what to expect on exam day

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Get the full, complete combo of brain books for brainiacs! 

In this bundle, the author has touched on various topics concerning the human brain and the power of the mind. Techniques to learn faster, get your mind active, and increase your critical thinking skills or memory are all include. In a nutshell, the books are about the following topics: 

Book 1: Do you want to learn more faster? You've come to the right place. There are so many people in this world who spend hours, days, or years learning the same thing others learn ten times faster. It's a waste of time. Let's face it. We can do better. You may be a genius without realizing it. The problem is that most people don't use the full capacity of their brain. And most of them don't even use the smallest part. But do not despair. There is hope for everyone. All you have to do is learn how to do better. Our education systems sometimes sway to a certain method, only to have you discover that others things work better. We'll break it all down in this book and put you on the right path, the path to true intelligence, consistency, and acceleration. 

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Test Prep Book's SAT Prep 2018 & 2019: SAT Prep Book 2018 & 2019 and Practice Test Questions for the College Board SAT Exam
Developed by Test Prep Books for test takers trying to achieve a passing score on the SAT exam, this comprehensive study guide includes:

•Quick Overview
•Test-Taking Strategies
•Introduction
•Reading
•Writing and Language
•Mathematics
•Essay
•Practice Questions
•Detailed Answer Explanations

Disclaimer: SAT® is a registered trademark of College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

Each section of the test has a comprehensive review created by Test Prep Books that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the SAT test.

The Test Prep Books SAT practice test questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to avoid making it again in the future. The answer explanations will help you to learn from your mistakes and overcome them.

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Kaplan's PCAT Prep Plus 2018–2019 includes all the content and strategies you need to get the PCAT results you want. Kaplan Test Prep is the only Official Provider of PCAT Prep, as endorsed by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).

Kaplan is so certain that PCAT Prep Plus 2018–2019 offers all the knowledge you need to excel at the PCAT that we guarantee it: After studying with the online resources and book, you'll score higher on the PCAT—or you'll get your money back.
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  • 2 full-length, realistic practice tests online that provide you with scores and percentiles
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A practical framework to avoid burnout and keep great teachers teaching

Onward tackles the problem of educator stress, and provides a practical framework for taking the burnout out of teaching. Stress is part of the job, but when 70 percent of teachers quit within their first five years because the stress is making them physically and mentally ill, things have gone too far. Unsurprisingly, these effects are highest in difficult-to-fill positions such as math, science, and foreign languages, and in urban areas and secondary classrooms—places where we need our teachers to be especially motivated and engaged. This book offers a path to resiliency to help teachers weather the storms and bounce back—and work toward banishing the rain for good.

This actionable framework gives you concrete steps toward rediscovering yourself, your energy, and your passion for teaching. You’ll learn how a simple shift in mindset can affect your outlook, and how taking care of yourself physically, mentally, and emotionally is one of the most important things you can do. The companion workbook helps you put the framework into action, streamlining your way toward renewa...
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Teaching Is a Work of Heart: Floral Teacher 8.5x11 Softback, Blank Lined, Composition Book; Teacher Notebook; Teacher Appreciation Gifts; New Teacher Gifts for Women; Teacher Inspirational Gifts cover
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Large 8.5x11. lined composition notebook
-125 lined pages or 63 sheets
-Matte cover
-A teacher can always use a cute notebook and this makes a great gift for Teacher Appreciation Week, New Teachers, Student Teachers, Retiring Teachers, etc....
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Do you need unique teacher gifts under $10?

This awesome teacher appreciation gift is a simple 8.5” x 11”, 120 page lined journal notebook that beats a teacher thank you card any day. Let the teacher know how grateful you are and that their hard work is appreciated.

These are also great teacher gifts to start the school year off with. You know as a pre-apology for your kids future behaviors. Always good to be prepared when going back to school.

These composition notebooks make the perfect:

  • End Of The Year Teacher Books
  • Teacher Appreciation Gifts
  • Teacher Thank You Gifts
  • First Day Of School Teacher Gift
  • Composition Notebook For Teachers
  • Back To School Notebook
  • Teacher’s Planner & Journal

Scroll up today and give your teacher a gift they will actually use.

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Back for the third season, The Hacker Playbook 3 (THP3) takes your offensive game to the pro tier. With a combination of new strategies, attacks, exploits, tips and tricks, you will be able to put yourself in the center of the action toward victory.

The main purpose of this book is to answer questions as to why things are still broken. For instance, with all the different security products, secure code reviews, defense in depth, and penetration testing requirements, how are we still seeing massive security breaches happening to major corporations and governments? The real question we need to ask ourselves is, are all the safeguards we are putting in place working? This is what The Hacker Playbook 3 - Red Team Edition is all about.

By now, we are all familiar with penetration testing, but what exactly is a Red Team? Red Teams simulate real-world, advanced attacks to test how well your organization's defensive teams respond if you were breached. They find the answers to questions like: Do your incident response teams have the right tools, skill sets, and people to detect and mitigate these attacks? How long would it take them to perform these tasks and is i...
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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson


In the book “The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck”, Mark Manson follows the road not taken by presenting a set of seemingly weird tactics to living a good life. His ultimate proposition is that people need to start caring less about everything. Instead, the key to living a good life is in individuals knowing what matters to them and not wasting energy stressing over every little thing. He then proceeds to educate us on how to move forward by going backwards.

Manson strongly believes that the endless pursuit of a flawless life, fueled by today’s picture-perfect social media standards, is responsible for many of the psychological illnesses that have become rampant. The book culminates in a conclusion that we need to look beyond ourselves, drop the entitled airs, and embrace the ugliness and uncertainties before we can live better lives.

This book contains a comprehensive, well detailed summary and key takeaways of the original book by Mark Manson. It summarizes the book in detail, to help people effectively understand...
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Hanna Seymour, a mentor to thousands of young college women, provides a plan for success in college based on experience, illustrations, and biblical principles.

Each year millions of young women enter the college scene and are surprised to find their glittering preconceptions shattered. College isn't exactly what they had imagined--it's a lot tougher. Social challenges, a demanding schedule, pressure to succeed, shifting family dynamics: how do girls tackle these issues, learn to thrive, and really enjoy this new phase of life?

THE COLLEGE GIRL'S SURVIVAL GUIDE is packed with experienced-based advice that can help. Written by a mentor with ten years of experience helping college girls succeed, it's like having a big sister along for the journey. With proven tips, scripture, and inspiring illustrations, this book will coach, comfort, and inspire young women so that they can make the most of the college experience.

Thousands of young women have asked Hanna Seymour what to do about roommate drama, boyfriend trouble, choosing a major, balancing family and school life, and so much more. She'...
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Ace the AP Calculus AB Exam with this comprehensive study guideincluding 3 full-length practice tests, thorough content reviews, access to our AP Connect online portal, and targeted strategies for every question type.

Written by the experts at The Princeton Review, Cracking the AP Calculus AB Exam arms you to take on the test with:

Techniques That Actually Work.
• Tried-and-true strategies to help you avoid traps and beat the test
• Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically
• Essential tactics to help you work smarter, not harder

Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score.
• Comprehensive content review for all test topics
• Up-to-date information on the 2018 AP Calculus AB Exam
• Subjects organized into manageable units
• Access to AP Connect, our online portal for helpful pre-college information and exam updates

Practice that Takes You to Excellence.
• 3 full-length practice tests in the book with detailed answer explanations
• Comprehensive drills at the end of each chapter and ...
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Test Prep Book's GRE Prep 2018: Test Prep Book, Study Guide, & Practice Test Questions for the ETS Graduate Record Examination
Developed by Test Prep Books for test takers trying to achieve a passing score on the GRE exam, this comprehensive study guide includes:

•Quick Overview
•Test-Taking Strategies
•Introduction
•Verbal Reasoning
•Quantitative Reasoning
•Analytical Reasoning
•Practice Questions
•Detailed Answer Explanations

Disclaimer: GRE® and ETS® are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Services, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

Each section of the test has a comprehensive review created by Test Prep Books that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the GRE test.

The Test Prep Books GRE practice test questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to avoid making it again in the future. The answer explanations will help you to learn from your mistakes and overcome them.

Understa...
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An inspiring account of ordinary teachers who are doing extraordinary things that could transform education

What School Could Be offers an inspiring vision of what our teachers and students can accomplish if trusted with the challenge of developing the skills and ways of thinking needed to thrive in a world of dizzying technological change.

Innovation expert Ted Dintersmith took an unprecedented trip across America, visiting all fifty states in a single school year. He originally set out to raise awareness about the urgent need to reimagine education to prepare students for a world marked by innovation--but America's teachers one-upped him. All across the country, he met teachers in ordinary settings doing extraordinary things, creating innovative classrooms where children learn deeply and joyously as they gain purpose, agency, essential skillsets and mindsets, and real knowledge. Together, these new ways of teaching and learning offer a vision of what school could be―and a model for transforming schools throughout the United States and beyond. Better yet, teachers and parents don't have to wait for the revolution to come from above. They can r...
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HESI A2 Study Guide 2018 & 2019: HESI Admission Assessment Exam Review & Practice Test Questions for the HESI 4th Edition Exam
Developed for test takers trying to achieve a passing score on the HESI exam, this comprehensive study guide includes:

•Quick Overview
•Test-Taking Strategies
•Introduction to the HESI exam
•Mathematics
•Reading Comprehension
•Vocabulary
•Grammar
•Biology
•Chemistry
•Anatomy & Physiology
•Physics
•Practice Questions
•Detailed Answer Explanations

Each section of the test has a comprehensive review that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the HESI exam.

The practice test questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to avoid making it again in the future. The answer explanations will help you to learn from your mistakes and overcome them.

Understanding the latest test-taking strategies is essential to preparing you for what you will expect on the exam. A test taker has to not only understand the materi...
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THE LEGENDARY GUIDE TO BECOMING A PRO IN FORTNITE: BATTLE ROYALE!


Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet, or Kindle device



Fortnite: Battle Royale is the free-to-play multiplayer game that has taken the world by storm in the months since its release. With its take on the one versus 100 genre and a dash of building thrown in, Fortnite has quickly risen to become the most popular game amongst the masses. With everyone from celebrities to your little brother thoroughly addicted to the game, it’s easy to see why you would want to be the very best. Unfortunately for those who are arriving a little late to the party, there are plenty of people out there who are already very, very good at Fortnite. Luckily Fortnite: Legendary Guide to becoming a Pro in Fortnite Battle Royale can give you the skills you need to compete on an even playing field as quickly as possible.




Inside you will find:


  • A step by step strategy for securing your first solo win
  • Gameplay habits that separate the best from the rest
  • Best Landing Spots to ensure a powerful Early Game
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  • AP World History Prep Plus 2018-2019: 3 Practice Tests + Study Plans + Targeted Review & Practice + Online (Kaplan Test Prep) cover
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    Kaplan's AP World History Prep Plus 2018-2019 is completely restructured and aligned with the current AP exam, giving you concise review of the most-tested content to quickly build your skills and confidence. With bite-sized, test-like practice sets and customizable study plans, our guide fits your schedule.

    We’re so confident that AP World History Prep Plus offers the guidance you need that we guarantee it: After studying with our online resources and book, you’ll score higher on the exam—or you'll get your money back.

    To access your online resources, go to kaptest.com/booksonline and follow the directions. You'll need your book handy to complete the process.

    Personalized Prep. Realistic Practice.
    • Three full-length practice exams and an online test scoring tool to convert your raw score into a 1–5 scaled score
    • Pre- and post-quizzes in each chapter so you can monitor your progress
    • Customizable study plans tailored to your individual goals and prep time
    • Focused content review on the essential concepts to help you make the most of your study time
    • Online quizzes for additional p...
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    Never feel awkward in a small talk conversation again!

    If you’ve ever felt awkward when you meet new people, worrying about social anxiety, how to talk to people, and how to be interesting, this quick-read small talk guide will make you someone who people love to talk to. *New 2nd Edition: Updated & Expanded! Includes new chapter: Small Talk for Dating and expanded chapter on Reading Body Language Limited Special Offer: Buy the paperback version of this book and get the ebook for 99 cents! If you’ve ever felt nervous before a work party, blind date, or friend’s dinner, worry no more after reading this book and getting awesome tips on improving your social skills and charisma.

    If you buy Small Talk today, you will:

    • Learn simple but effective techniques for starting and keeping conversations going
    • Get dozens of new conversation starters you can use on anyone
    • Master your listening ability with three simple tricks
    • Discover why you are already a great socializer, and you just need to practice
    • Revolutionize how you think about your own social skills
    • Enhance the signals you are sendin...
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    A New York Times Bestseller

    In her groundbreaking history of 175 years of American education, Dana Goldstein finds answers in the past to the controversies that plague our public schools today.


    In The Teacher Wars, a rich, lively, and unprecedented history of public school teaching, Dana Goldstein reveals that teachers have been embattled for nearly two centuries. She uncovers the surprising roots of hot button issues, from teacher tenure to charter schools, and finds that recent popular ideas to improve schools—instituting merit pay, evaluating teachers by student test scores, ranking and firing veteran teachers, and recruiting “elite” graduates to teach—are all approaches that have been tried in the past without producing widespread change. The Teacher Wars upends the conversation about American education by bringing the lessons of history to bear on the dilemmas we confront today. By asking “How did we get here?” Dana Goldstein brilliantly illuminates the path forward....
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    The Girls' Guide to Sex Education: Over 100 Honest Answers to Urgent Questions about Puberty, Relationships, and Growing Up cover
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    “If you want your girl to know and understand what healthy sexuality really and truly is, it’s up to you. The information in The Girls’ Guide to Sex Education will make all the difference for you both.”—AMY LANG, MA, Parenting & Sexuality Educator, founder of Birds & Bees & Kids®

    When it comes to sex education, parents of adolescent girls often know just as little about where to start as girls themselves. Even the mention of sex education or puberty can make everyone feel uncomfortable, nervous, or insecure. In The Girls’ Guide to Sex Education, award-winning youth sex education expert Michelle Hope offers down-to-earth, supportive sex education guidance as she addresses the most pressing questions that girls have about sex, puberty, and relationships—directly and without judgment.

    Honest, straightforward, and understanding, The Girls’ Guide to Sex Education includes:

    • A "For Parents" foreword will teach you how to approach sex education with your child using this book
    • A practical Q&A format makes the book easy-to-navigate for parents and girls
    • Ans...
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    The Doha Experiment: Arab Kingdom, Catholic College, Jewish Teacher cover
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    Gary Wasserman’s decision to head to Qatar to teach at Georgetown sounds questionable, at best. “In the beginning,” he writes, “this sounds like a politically incorrect joke. A Jewish guy walks into a fundamentalist Arab country to teach American politics at a Catholic college.” But he quickly discovers that he has entered a world that gives him a unique perspective on the Middle East and on Muslim youth; that teaches him about the treatment of Arab women and what an education will do for them, both good and bad; shows him the occasionally amusing and often deadly serious consequences his students face simply by living in the Middle East; and finds surprising similarities between his culture and the culture of his students.

    Most importantly, after eight years of teaching in Qatar he realizes he has become part of a significant, little understood movement to introduce liberal, Western values into traditional societies. Written with a sharp sense of humor, The Doha Experiment offers a unique perspective on where the region is going and clearly illustrates why Americans need to understand this clash of civilizations.

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    God’s Big Plans for Me Storybook Bible illustrates the 40 foundational principles written in the #1 New York Times bestseller The Purpose Driven Life (What on Earth Am I Here For?) by Pastor Rick Warren. With child-friendly language, engaging illustrations, and a chronological approach, Pastor Warren introduces each Bible story with a theme that aligns with one of his foundational principles. He wraps up the stories with a closing thought targeted to early readers. The colorful illustrations and narrative tone bring these beloved Bible stories to life for readers young and old.  God’s Big Plans for Me Storybook Bible has foil decoration on the co...
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    "Teaching is art-creation-and a curriculum map is only as good as the teacher who considers it, who questions it, and who revises it to meet the needs of each year's students." -Kelly Gallagher and Penny Kittle

    Two teachers. Two classrooms.
    One school year.

    180 Days represents the collaboration of two master teachers-Kelly Gallagher and Penny Kittle-over an entire school year: planning, teaching, and reflecting within their own and each other's classrooms in California and New Hampshire. Inspired by a teacher's question, "How do you fit it all in?" they identified and prioritized the daily, essential, belief-based practices that are worth spending time on. They asked, "Who will these students be as readers and writers after a year under our care?"

    What we make time for matters: what we plan, how we revise our plans while teaching, and how we reflect and decide what's next. The decision-making in the moment is the most essential work of teaching, and it's the ongoing study of the adolescents in front of us that has the greatest impact on our thinking.

    With both the demands of time and the complexity of diverse students in mind, Kelly ...
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    This book includes powerful stories from the Founder of Jim Rohn Int, a 3x World Series Winner, a #1 Podcaster, Real Estate Syndicators, Top Sales & Leadership Trainers, a 2x US Memory Champion, a PGA Tour Mentor, Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners, and many more who share transformative stories about the one thing that changed their lives and set them on the path for success.

    Fans of Jim Rohn, Brian Tracy, Tony Robbins, Mark Victor Hansen, Zig Ziglar, Robert Kiyosaki, and Darren Hardy will discover stories full of applicable lessons and strategies that touch the heart and uplift the mind.

    Kyle Wilson with Todd Stottlemyre, Erika De La Cruz, Ron White, Robert Helms, Tyler Gunter, Nick Bradley, Jennifer Zhang, Frank Mulcahy, Bruce Aleo, Daniel Schaffer, Dave Zook, Denise Marie Rose, Dr. Eric Tait, Gary Pinkerton, Greg Zlevor, Stacey LaCroix, Inaky Strick, Jason McWhorter, Jon Gorosh, Lane Kawaoka, Jackie Duty, Sheldon Horowitz, Lloyd Nolan, Luke Moore, Lynn Bodnar, Marco Santarelli, Matt Byler, Richard Haye, Sean Hutto, Tina Radick, Brad Roberts, Stephen South, Cornelius Butler, Alicia Lowry, Aran Dunlop, and Adrian Shepherd seek to create...
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    This brand new book provides in-depth review for the Physics 1 exam, which corresponds to a first-year, algebra-based physics class. Subject matter includes dynamics, kinematics, simple circuits, simple harmonic motion, waves, and sound.

    Barron's AP Physics 1 offers in-depth review for the exam and includes:
    • Two practice tests that reflect the AP Physics 1 exam
    • A diagnostic test that helps students target areas where they need more study
    • Practice questions and review that cover all test areas
    • Tips and advice for dealing with the new problem types introduced on this test

    BONUS ONLINE PRACTICE TESTS: Students who purchase this book will also get FREE access to two additional full-length online AP Physics 1 tests with all questions answered and explained. These online exams can be easily accessed by smartphone, tablet, or computer.

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    Vital Connections: Harnessing the Power of Relationship to Impact the Lives of Young People cover
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    Young people the world over face challenges that prevent them from reaching their fullest potential. Lou Bergholz has spent decades working for children and adolescents from Boston to Zimbabwe, and he found that the caring adult relationship holds the key to supporting them as they navigate their journey to adulthood. More than enrichment programs or activities, young people everywhere need Vital Connections.

    In this essential resource, Lou offers six powerful techniques that enable youth workers to reach out to, connect with, and positively impact young lives. From using powerful praise and affirmations to making time at the right time, these valuable strategies will foster self-efficacy, healthy decision-making, and resilience. And these tools will help you help young people truly believe they can succeed.

    What young people need can be varied and complex, whether you’re a counselor, educator, parent, or coach. For many, the stakes are incredibly high. Vital Connections can make all the difference....
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    Cracking the SAT Subject Test in Math 2, 2nd Edition: Everything You Need to Help Score a Perfect 800 (College Test Preparation) cover
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    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 800. Equip yourself to ace the SAT Subject Test in Math 2 with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including 3 full-length practice tests, thorough reviews of key topics, and targeted strategies for every question type.

    We don't have to tell you how tough SAT Math is—or how helpful a stellar exam score can be for your chances of getting into your top-choice college. Written by the experts at The Princeton Review, Cracking the SAT Subject Test in Math 2 arms you to take on the test and achieve your highest score.

    Techniques That Actually Work.
    • Tried-and-true tactics to help you avoid traps and beat the test
    • Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically
    • Essential strategies to help you work smarter, not harder

    Everything You Need to Know for a High Score.

    • Expert subject reviews for every test topic
    • Up-to-date information on the SAT Subject Test in Math 2
    • Score conversion tables to help you assess your performance and track your progress

    Practice Your Way to Perfection.
    3 full-length ...
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    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 800. Equip yourself to ace the SAT Subject Test in Chemistry with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including 3 full-length practice tests, thorough reviews of key chemistry topics, and targeted strategies for every question type.

    We don't have to tell you how tough SAT Chemistry is—or how helpful a stellar exam score can be for your chances of getting into your top-choice college. Written by the experts at The Princeton Review, Cracking the SAT Subject Test in Chemistry arms you to take on the test and achieve your highest score.

    Techniques That Actually Work.
    • Tried-and-true strategies to help you avoid traps and beat the test
    • Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically
    • Essential tactics to help you work smarter, not harder

    Everything You Need to Know for a High Score.

    • Expert subject reviews for every test topic
    • Up-to-date information on the SAT Subject Test in Chemistry 
    • Score conversion tables for accurate self-assessment

    Practice Your Way to Perfection.
    • 3 full-length...
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    The Berenstain Bears come to life this joyful Easter season with puzzles, activity pages, and more than 50 reusable stickers in The Berenstain Bears Easter Fun Sticker and Activity Book.

    Featuring Papa, Mama, Brother, Sister, and Honey and the rest of the Bear Country gang, kids are sure to find lots to do helping Honey Bear find hidden Easter eggs and chocolates around the Bear family treehouse, doing crosswords and word searches with Brother and Sister, and even helping out at the Easter sunrise service at Chapel in the Woods.

    ...
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    >> It's Time to Shake Up Learning!

    This isn't a book about technology, Google, silver bullets, or pie-in-the-sky thinking. This is a book about LEARNING!

    Technology is not a magic solution for education. It is an opportunity! An opportunity to shake things up, to connect and grow, and to create dynamic learning experiences for our students!  

    In this three-part book, you will explore WHY it's time to Shake Up Learning, WHAT changes we can make in our classrooms to support dynamic learning experiences, and HOW to plan meaningful lessons for your classroom.

    Rapidly evolving technology and the demands of the digital age are transforming not only the way we live but also the way we learn. The tools students are using are newer, sleeker, and faster than ever before. In some cases, the medium is even changing the message. One thing is certain: Educators cannot continue the status quo if they expect to equip young people for the world to come. 

    Here's the good news: With digital tools that are available 24/7, learning doesn't have to stop when the bell rings. Learning can tak...
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    What are the treasures in Benjamin's Box? Come along with Benjamin and see. Like all boys and girls, Benjamin is very, very curious. When Jesus comes to Jerusalem, Benjamin decides to follow him and find out who he really is. At first, Benjamin thinks Jesus is a teacher, then a king. At last, he learns the good news―news that every child (and grown-up!) will want to share. Can be used in conjunction with Resurrection Eggs® from Family Life!...
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    An Easy to Digest Summary Guide...


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    The Mindset Warrior Summary Guides, provides you with a unique summarized version of the core information contained in the full book, and the essentials you need in order to fully comprehend and apply.
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    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 800. Equip yourself to ace the SAT Subject Test in Biology with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including 2 full-length practice tests, thorough reviews of key biology topics, and targeted strategies for every question type.

    Bio can be a tough subject to get a good handle on—and scoring well on the SAT Subject Test isn't easy to do. Written by the experts at The Princeton Review, Cracking the SAT Subject Test in Biology E/M arms you to take on the exam with all the help you need to get the score you want.

    Techniques That Actually Work.
    • Tried-and-true strategies to help you avoid traps and beat the test
    • Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically
    • Essential tactics to help you work smarter, not harder

    Everything You Need to Know for a High Score.

    • Expert subject reviews for every test topic
    • Up-to-date information on the SAT Subject Test in Biology
    • Score conversion tables for accurate self-assessment and to help you track your progress

    Practice Your Way to Perfection.
    • 2 full-leng...
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    Fully updated to reflect the new exam and scoring guidelines, this in-depth preparation for the AP European History exam features:
    • Two full-length model AP exams with all questions answered and explained
    • A comprehensive review of European history, starting with Europe during the Italian Renaissance and progressing to Europe in the twenty-first century
    • Practice multiple-choice, short-answer, and essay questions with answers following each chapter
    • Extensive charts that summarize Europe's history

    BONUS ONLINE PRACTICE TESTS: Students who purchase this book will also get FREE access to three additional full-length online AP European History tests with all questions answered and explained. These online exams can be easily accessed by smartphone, tablet, or computer.

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    Would You Like To Learn The ONE Secret That Has Allowed Thousands Of My Students To Score 92% In Exams On Literally ANY Subject They Chose And Learn Any Subject With Ease, Remember More And Be More Productive?


    This program is packed with simple strategies that have never been seen anyone else. In this programme you will discover that learning to learn is one of the most valuable skills you will ever possess because it unlocks everything you want in life.

    You will achieve: better grades, better work product, better relationships, more enjoyable hobbies, and each day you will grow closer to the life you truly want. You can now take back control of your life by using the most advanced study secrets ever discovered!

    Here are just a few of the problems’ that will never bother you again: IMAGINE…

  • Having a Clear and CONCENTRATED mind during an exam…So YOU NEVER Need to rush, and you will be able to answer every question on the paper.

  • Having the Ability to focus and pick out the key points necessary

  • Remember large volumes of information any time

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    In the tradition of Scott Turow’s One L and Atul Gawande’s Better comes a real-time, real-life chronicle from an impassioned young doctor on the front lines of high-stakes cardiology.

    It takes drive, persistence, and plenty of stamina to practice cardiology at the highest level. The competition for training fellowship spots is intense. Hundreds of applicants from all over the world compete to be accepted into the Cardiovascular Disease Training Fellowship at Johns Hopkins. Only nine are chosen each year. This is the story of one of those fellows.

    In Alpha Docs, Daniel Muñoz, M.D., recounts his transformation from wide-eyed young medical student to caring, empathetic professional—providing a rare inside look into the day-to-day operations of one of the world’s most prestigious medical institutions. The training is arduous and often unforgiving, as Muñoz and his colleagues are schooled by a staff of brilliant and demanding physicians. How they learn the art and science of untangling cardiac mysteries, how they live up to the standards of an iconic institution, how they survive the pressures and relentlessly push themselves t...
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    Introducing Little Libros for Little Hands . . .

    Known for her powerful voice and eccentric style, Celia Cruz has become one of the most popular singers in the world. In this book you ll introduce little ones to her remarkable life. Known as the Queen of Salsa , the incomparable music of Celia Cruz continues to be sugar to our ears.

    Unable to find bilingual first concept books she could enjoy reading to her baby, Patty Rodriguez came up with the idea behind Lil' Libros.

    Patty and her work have been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, CNN Latino, Latina Magazine, Cosmopolitan, People En Espanol, Cosmo Latina, and American Latino TV, to name a few. She is currently Sr. Producer for On Air With Ryan Seacrest|iHeartMedia, jewelry designer for MALA by Patty Rodriguez, and creator of Manolos And Tacos.

    Ariana Stein, a graduate from California State University, Dominguez Hills, has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. Ariana spent the first eight years of her professional career in the corporate world. Her life changed with the birth of her baby boy. She immediately realized that bilingualism p...
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    Bring delight back to your homeschool.

    Have you fallen into a routine of checking boxes? Do you wonder why you don't have time to focus on building your children's character and love of learning?

    That can change.

    Better Together teaches you how to design a part of your homeschool day where the entire family can learn together. This time, known as "Morning Time,” has exploded in popularity since its inclusion in Sarah Mackenzie's bestseller Teaching From Rest. Now homeschool mom and former teacher Pam Barnhill breaks down the practice for every homeschooler.

    Inside you'll discover:

    • Why every family can benefit from Morning Time - no matter what homeschooling method they use.
    • The secret to building relationships by delighting in learning together.
    • Practical tips for a successful Morning Time.
    • Resources, book lists, and ideas. You will return to our selections again and again.
    • Examples and interviews from moms showing how it looks in their homes.

    Better Together is the indispensable guide to creating a time in your day to focus on the things th...
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    Get ready to ace your AP U.S. History Exam with this easy-to-follow, multi-platform study guide

    5 Steps to a 5: AP U.S. History introduces an easy to follow, effective 5-step study plan to help you build the skills, knowledge, and test-taking confidence you need to achieve a high score on the exam. This wildly popular test prep guide matches the latest course syllabus and the latest exam. You'll get online help, six full-length practice tests (three in the book and three online), detailed answers to each question, study tips, information on how the exam is scores, and much more.

    Because this guide is accessible in print and digital formats, you can study online, via your mobile device, straight from the book, or any combination of the three.

    5 Steps to a 5: AP U.S. History 2018 features:

    • New: Access to the entire Cross-Platform Prep Course in U.S. History
    • 6 Practice Exams (3 in the book + 3 online)
    • An interactive, customizable AP Planner app to help you organize your time
    • Powerful analytics you can use to assess your test readiness
    • Flashcards, games, and more
     

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    Jesus came to teach people how to love. He came to heal us from everything that hurts us, and to fill our lives with joy, hope, forgiveness, and peace. And the more you get to know Jesus, the more you’ll discover that this can be your life too.

    Easter Love Letters from God, written by Glenys Nellist and illustrated by Sophie Allsopp, guides children and families through Holy Week with seven beautifully illustrated Bible stories. Following each story the child will find his or her own letter from God. Children will love the excitement of opening the letters and parents will love how the letters elaborate on the Bible stories being told. Each message gives the child a sense of wonder as they discover what happened leading up to Jesus’ resurrection on Easter Sunday. A very special Bible verse, entitled God’s Wonderful Words to You will accompany each story and letter. Much more than a memory verse, each carefully chosen promise will be God’s very own personal words of love, encouragement, and hope.

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    Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? | Book Summary | OneHourReads



    Attention: This is a supplementary guide meant to enhance your reading experience of Mark Hyman’s “FOOD: What the heck should I eat” book. It is not the original book nor is it intended to replace the original book. You may purchase the original book here: https://goo.gl/Y2jEmh

    In the world today, there is enough confusion already about food. Which ones to eat, which ones not to eat, and what not. The book, “FOOD: What the heck should I eat” is however not another addition to the confusing pile. Rather, Mark Hyman, with this book, aims to erase all the harmful myths we’ve been sold about food and replace them with the right ones.

    He advocates for the consumption of natural, whole foods which he believes is the answer to pretty much everything that ails our world. Much of what we eat today is processed, and as such, is not really food in its wholeness.

    This book contains a comprehensive, well detailed summary and key takeaways of the original book by Mark Hyman . It summarizes the book in detail, to help people effectively...
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    How do you break through a plateau in your financial practice? How do you deliver raving results for your clients, and thrill them beyond measure? How do you build an irrefutable brand in a fiercely competitive market? How do you reliably thrive during uncertain times?

    These questions will be answered.


    In his deeply insightful and easy-to-read book, Secrets to Become a Trusted Financial Advisor Everyone Raves About, leading advisor Mark Purnell shows you how to build and sustain a thriving advisory business. Using his proven strategies most advisors either don’t know or are too afraid to share, you will be empowered to:

    · Gain high-net-wealth clients without having to spend a fortune.

    · Secure hidden profit streams that are right under your nose.

    · Be the preferred advisor clients and other consultants in your community think of first whenever they have a want or need.

    · Turn your competition and foes into raving fans.

    · Build and lead a winning team of advisors.

    And much more!

    Filled with case-studies, metaphors, and stories accumu...
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    Bertha Billingsworth (BB for short) is basically a happy person until she has to take a test. To her, the word test stands for Terrible Every Single Time, because that's how she does on them, TERRIBLE! Whenever I see or hear the word test,
    The hair on the back of my neck stands up.
    My face turns as red as a beet.
    I start to sweat, my stomach aches, and I can t control my feet!
    What if I get every answer wrong?
    And I don t get any right.
    I just know I'll get a bad grade on this test, so I don t even want to try!

    BB's teacher comes to the rescue by inviting her to become a member of the Anti-Test Anxiety Society. She tells BB that TEST stands for Think Each Situation Through! She also ends up teaching BB the Dynamic Dozen (12 amazing test taking strategies), and convinces her to use her "GET TO" brain instead of her "HAVE TO" brain. Now when BB takes a test, she is calm and focused and thanks to her teacher, the Terrible now stands for Terrific!...
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    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 5. Ace the AP Statistics Exam with this comprehensive study guideincluding 2 full-length practice tests with answer explanations, content reviews for all topics, strategies for every question type, and access to online extras via our AP Connect portal.

    Written by Princeton Review experts who know their way around stats, Cracking the AP Statistics Exam will arm you to take on the exam and achieve your highest possible score.

    Techniques That Actually Work.
    • Tried-and-true strategies to help you avoid traps and beat the test
    • Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically
    • Essential tactics to help you work smarter, not harder

    Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score.
    • Comprehensive content review for all test topics
    • Up-to-date information on the 2018 AP Statistics Exam
    • Engaging activities to help you critically assess your progress
    • Access to AP Connect, our online portal for helpful pre-college information and exam updates

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    “A good [short story] would take me out of myself and then stuff me back in, outsized, now, and uneasy with the fit.” - David Sedaris

    160 Selected Short Stories. 48 Great Storytellers of the World. Including Mark Twain, Kate Chopin, H. H. Munro (Saki), H. P. Lovecraft, Anton Chekhov, Oscar Wilde, Virginia Woolf, O. Henry, James Joyce, Beatrix Potter, Ambrose Bierce, Edith Wharton, Guy de Maupassant, Louisa May Alcott, and many more.

    • "click-to-navigate" Table of Contents for easy navigation 
    • Includes Illustrations
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    The Climate Chronicles: Inconvenient Revelations You Won't Hear From Al Gore--And Others cover
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    Joe Bastardi has been in love with the weather since his first memory, He is the son of a meteorologist, Matt Bastardi Texas A and M 1965, who emphasized to him the importance of looking at the past and understanding the present in an effort to formulate ideas on future events. This methodology revealed distinct cyclical patterns that were used to provide the foundation for his forecasting. The wonderful advances in science add to the mix, but are tools to use, not answers that should automatically be accepted as we see with the climate agenda. The lesson in weather, in history, in anything, is that the foundation you stand on today is built from yesterday to reach for tomorrow. The book examines the clash between that philosophy and one that minimizes lessons of the past, or ignores them, and uses climate and weather to simply further an agenda that has very little to do with either. An uncurious media is a willing accomplice in advancing the missive to the population, The Climate Chronicles reveals that clash in an effort to get the reader to search beyond what they are told. As such its a must read for those seeking not an agenda driven answer, but the right answer, ...
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    This in-depth preparation for both AP Economics exams provides a detailed review of all test topics, including: supply and demand, theory of consumer choice, market structures, labor resources, monopsony, national income and gross domestic product, inflation and unemployment, monetary policy, economic growth, international trade and exchange, interest rate determination, and much more. The book includes two full-length practice tests (one in Microeconomics and one in Macroeconomics) with all test questions answered and explained.

    BONUS ONLINE PRACTICE TESTS: Students who purchase this book will also get FREE access to two additional full-length online AP Microeconomics/Macroeconomics tests with all questions answered and explained. These online exams can be easily accessed by smartphone, tablet, or computer.

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    In this selected collection of his syndicated newspaper columns, Walter Williams offers his sometimes controversial views on education, health, the environment, government, law and society, race, and a range of other topics. Although many of these essays focus on the growth of government and our loss of liberty, many others demonstrate how the tools of freemarket economics can be used to improve our lives in ways ordinary people can understand....
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    What do daffodils, baseball announcing, and Tina Fey have to do with teaching? As it turns out, a lot. In The Happy Teacher Habits, Michael Linsin guides you through 11 little-known habits of the happiest, most effective teachers on Earth.

    Based on the latest research, and drawing on experts from the worlds of business, marketing, sports, entertainment, music, and medicine, you will learn simple, actionable strategies that will eliminate your teaching stress, supercharge your ability to motivate and inspire your students, and empower you to really love your job.

    This is no ordinary teaching book. It is a success roadmap through an educational system that is becoming increasingly harder to navigate. It will expose the falsehoods and misinformation teachers are bombarded with every day, and reveal the secrets to what really matters in creating a happy and fulfilling career.

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    SILVER MEDAL WINNER, NATIONAL PARENTING PUBLICATIONS AWARDS

    From the beloved TV disciplinarian and bestselling author of Supernanny comes an amazingly simple five-step program of Toddler Rules to help parents tame tantrums, prevent bad behavior, and create long-term peace and stability in the home.

     
    Jo Frost has always had a natural gift for connecting with kids, and for helping parents navigate milestones with practical know-how and ease. With the success of her hit TV shows Supernanny, Extreme Parental Guidance, and Family S.O.S. with Jo Frost, she’s proven her ability to expertly rein in unacceptable conduct and bring peace and stability to millions of homes worldwide. Now, in this invaluable book, she shows you how to identify and eliminate toddler tantrums, and curb behaviors in other child rearing areas. Frost’s effective five-step program for disciplined parenting addresses such challenges as
     
    • Sleep: winning those nightly battles—going to bed and staying there
    • Food: what to cook, trying new things, and enjoying meal times
    • Play: sharing toys, defusing ...
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    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Advice for graduates and reflections on staying true to yourself from the beloved Gilmore Girls actress and New York Times bestselling author of the memoir Talking as Fast as I Can and the novel Someday, Someday, Maybe.
     
    “If you’re kicking yourself for not having accomplished all you should have by now, don’t worry about it. Even without any ‘big’ accomplishments yet to your name, you are enough.”
     
    In this expansion of the 2017 commencement speech she gave at her hometown Langley High, Lauren Graham, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood, reflects on growing up, pursuing your dreams, and living in the here and now. “Whatever path you choose, whatever career you decide to go after, the important thing is that you keep finding joy in what you’re doing, especially when the joy isn’t finding you.” In her hilarious, relatable voice, Graham reminds us to be curious and compassionate, no matter where life takes us or what we’ve yet to achieve. Grounded and inspiring—and illustrated throughout with drawings by Graham herself—here is a comforting road map to a hap...
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    My First Toddler Coloring Book is the only jumbo toddler coloring book that introduces early counting and simple word skills―in addition to shapes, letters, numbers, and animals―with over 100 illustrations.

    Toddlers learn best while having fun. My First Toddler Coloring Book helps children ages 1-3 learn fundamental concepts like reading and counting through coloring. Whether your child prefers to use My First Toddler Coloring Book with you or independently, they will have fun while nurturing their earliest learning skills with this imaginative toddler coloring book approved by teachers, parents, and children alike.

    In the colorful, eye-catching pages of My First Toddler Coloring Book, you’ll find:

    • Fundamental learning concepts such as numbers, letters, shapes, colors, animals, simple words, and counting
    • Bold lines which help toddlers stay within the lines and reinforce the shapes found in this toddler coloring book
    • More than 100 familiar illustrations that are perfect for building fine motor and recognition skills

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    As humans, we get to choose what we believe and who we want to be. This book is a ruthlessly pragmatic guide to creating your own answers to life's biggest questions.


    Each of this book's four chapters covers one of the most important questions a person must ask themselves:

    • What is the purpose of my life?
    • How can I best realize the purpose of my life?
    • Who do I want to be?
    • How do I want other people to think of me?

    Rather than give you answers to these questions, this guide provides a framework that helps you develop your own answers while equipping you with the neuroscientific tools necessary to transform yourself into whomever you choose to be.

    If you are looking for a light read that will make you feel good about yourself, this isn’t the book for you. If you want to take the time to think hard, take full ownership of the person you have allowed yourself to become, and permanently transform yourself into the best iteration of that person then you have found your book.


    The book was created as the work of a non-profit institution (http://pragmatist.guide/) de...
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    A nostalgic compendium of essential knowledge that can help you show the world that you’re smarter than a ten-year-old after all!

    Have you ever stared blankly at your kids when they’ve asked why the sky is blue? Or clumsily changed the subject when they’ve wanted to know why the wind blows? If you’re done with school, it’s likely you’re also done knowing the difference between an isosceles and equilateral triangle, and you probably leave participles dangling all over the place. Well, not anymore! Thanks to professional know-it-alls Foley and Coates, you can now gain back your self-respect and actually show those kids a thing or two as you tell it to them straight (and not make it up from fragments of facts you kind of remember).

    Packed with all the basic facts that have managed to free-fall from our heads over the years, Homework for Grown-ups is the ultimate grammar school refresher course in book form. In fact, there’s even a quiz at the end of each chapter to ensure you’ve been paying attention! Written in the light, engaging style of a favorite teacher and featuring lessons in English, math, history, science, geography, art, a...
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    Educator, parent, and toddler approved―200+ fun, educational toddler activities to establish key learning skills at each developmental milestone.

    When you play with your toddler they learn essential skills that they don’t learn alone. That’s why former teacher turned stay-at-home mom, Angela Thayer, filled The Play & Learn Toddler Activities Book with more than 200 toddler activities specifically meant for you and your little one to play and learn together. With toddler activities that reinforce critical skills for each stage of learning, your toddler will learn to make connections, solve problems, and practice language skills while spending meaningful time with you.

    The Play & Learn Toddler Activities Book includes:

    • An overview of toddler development to help you determine your child’s level of readiness for particular toddler activities
    • Over 200 fun toddler activities for children ages 12 months to 3 years, divided by learning category and complete with materials lists, activity times, prep times, and messiness ratings
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    Test Prep Book's GED Preparation 2018 All Subjects: Exam Preparation Book & Practice Test Questions for the GED Test
    Developed by Test Prep Books for test takers trying to achieve a passing score on the GED exam, this comprehensive study guide includes:

    •Quick Overview
    •Test-Taking Strategies
    •Introduction
    •Reasoning through Language Arts
    •Writing
    •Mathematical Reasoning
    •Science
    •Social Studies
    •Practice Questions
    •Detailed Answer Explanations

    Disclaimer: GED® and ACE® are registered trademarks of American Council on Education, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

    Each section of the test has a comprehensive review created by Test Prep Books that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the GED test.

    The Test Prep Books GED practice test questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to avoid making it again in the future. The answer explanations will help you to learn from your mistakes and overco...
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    (Grades K and Up) The teacher at the Ant Hill School wants her students to be prepared - for everything! One day, she teaches her students what to do if a "dangerous someone" is in their school. Unfortunately, in the world we now live in, we must ask ourselves the essential question: What options do I have for survival, if I ever find myself in a violent intruder event? "I'm Not Scared…I'm Prepared!" will enhance the concepts taught by the ALICE Training Institute, and make them applicable to children of all ages in a non-fearful way. By using this book, children can develop a better understanding of what needs to be done if they ever encounter a "dangerous someone."...
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    Celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the Newbery Honor–winning survival novel Hatchet with a pocket-sized edition perfect for travelers to take along on their own adventures. This special anniversary edition includes a new introduction and commentary by author Gary Paulsen, pen-and-ink illustrations by Drew Willis, and a water resistant cover.

    Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson, haunted by his secret knowledge of his mother’s infidelity, is traveling by single-engine plane to visit his father for the first time since the divorce. When the plane crashes, killing the pilot, the sole survivor is Brian. He is alone in the Canadian wilderness with nothing but his clothing, a tattered windbreaker, and the hatchet his mother had given him as a present.

    At first consumed by despair and self-pity, Brian slowly learns survival skills—how to make a shelter for himself, how to hunt and fish and forage for food, how to make a fire—and even finds the courage to start over from scratch when a tornado ravages his campsite. When Brian is finally rescued after fifty-four days in the wild, he emerges from his ordeal with new patience and maturity, and a greater understan...
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    "Instead of trusting kids with choices. . . many parents insist on micromanaging everything from homework to friendships. For these parents, Stixrud and Johnson have a simple message: Stop." --NPR

    "Important and timely. . . An essential book for parents and educators everywhere." --Sir Ken Robinson, New York Times bestselling author


    A few years ago, Bill Stixrud and Ned Johnson started noticing the same problem from different angles: Even high-performing kids were coming to them acutely stressed and lacking motivation. Many complained they had no control over their lives. Some stumbled in high school or hit college and unraveled. Bill is a clinical neuropsychologist who helps kids gripped by anxiety or struggling to learn. Ned is a motivational coach who runs an elite tutoring service. Together they discovered that the best antidote to stress is to give kids more of a sense of control over their lives. But this doesn't mean giving up your authority as a parent. In this groundbreaking book they reveal how you can actively help your child to sculpt a brain that is resilient, and ready to take on new challenges.<...
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    "An important and alarming new book." --New York Times

    The way we teach reading is not working, and it cannot continue. We have largely abandoned phones-based reading instruction, despite research that supports its importance for word recognition. Rather than treating Black English as a valid dialect and recognizing that speaking one dialect can impact the ability to learn to read in another, teachers simply dismiss it as "incorrect English." And while we press children to develop large vocabularies because we think being a good reader means knowing more words, studies have found that a large vocabulary is only an indication of better pattern recognition.

    Understanding the science of reading is more important than ever--for us, and for our children. Seidenberg helps us do so by drawing on cutting-edge research in machine learning, linguistics, and early childhood development. Language at the Speed of Sight offers an erudite and scathing examination of this most human of activities, and concrete proposals for how our society can produce better readers.
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    The Official ACT Prep Guide 2018 and ACT Online Prep have been combined to make the most comprehensive guide written by the makers of the ACT: The Official ACT Prep Pack.

    ACT Online Prep is an adaptive computer-based learning program, which means it will adjust to your learning curve and provide you a customized study plan based on your performance and the amount of time you have before test day! An access card within the book provides your unique access code along with instructions on how to start using ACT Online Prep. Once you register, you will have access to ACT Online Prep for 6-months.

    The Official ACT Prep Pack is a powerful tool providing you:

    • The Official ACT Guide 2018 bestselling book
    • 6-months access to ACT Online Prep
    • 5 genuine full-length practice tests (three in current book and two online)
    • Optional Writing tests
    • 2,400+ additional online practice questions
    • Free mobile app for on-the-go learning
    • Game center to further test knowledge
    • Flashcards customized for individual review needs
    • Custom or standard learning paths
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    AP® Computer Science Principles Crash Course®

    A Higher Score in Less Time!

    REA's AP® Computer Science Principles Crash Course® is the top choice for the last-minute studier or any Computer Science Principles student who wants a quick refresher on the course.

    Are you crunched for time? Have you started studying for your Advanced Placement® Computer Science Principles exam yet? How will you memorize everything you need to know before the test? Do you wish there was a fast and easy way to study for the exam AND boost your score?

    If this sounds like you, don't panic. REA's Crash Course for AP® Computer Science Principles is just what you need. Our Crash Course gives you:

    Targeted Review - Study Only What You Need to Know. The review is based on an in-depth analysis of the AP® Computer Science Principles course description outline and sample AP® test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time.

    Expert Test-taking Strategies and Advice. Written by Jacqueline Corricelli, an award-winning AP® Computer Science Principles teacher a...
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    This updated guide offers content and test questions based on the most recent version of the AP Psychology course objectives. Our latest edition includes:
    • Three full-length practice exams: one diagnostic test and two full-length practice tests
    • Comprehensive answer explanations for all questions
    • A review of all AP test topics, including research methods, the biological basis of behavior, and treatment of disorders
    • An abnormal psychology chapter completely overhauled to reflect the latest changes to the DSM-5
    • Fifteen additional multiple-choice practice questions for each unit with explained answers
    • An analysis of the test's essay section with a sample essay

    BONUS ONLINE PRACTICE TESTS: Students who purchase this book will also get FREE access to three additional full-length online AP Psychology tests with all questions answered and explained. These online exams can be easily accessed by smartphone, tablet, or computer.

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    Engage students in mathematics using growth mindset techniques

    The most challenging parts of teaching mathematics are engaging students and helping them understand the connections between mathematics concepts. In this volume, you'll find a collection of low floor, high ceiling tasks that will help you do just that, by looking at the big ideas at the fifth-grade level through visualization, play, and investigation. 

    During their work with tens of thousands of teachers, authors Jo Boaler, Jen Munson, and Cathy Williams heard the same message—that they want to incorporate more brain science into their math instruction, but they need guidance in the techniques that work best to get across the concepts they needed to teach. So the authors designed Mindset Mathematics around the principle of active student engagement, with tasks that reflect the latest brain science on learning. Open, creative, and visual mathematics tasks have been shown to improve student test scores, and more importantly change their relationship with mathematics and start believing in their own potential. The tasks in Mindset Mathematics reflect the lessons from brain science that:...
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    What if education could be better--for students and for educators? Our changing world demands creative thinkers and collaborative problem solvers, but too often, schools stifle growth and discovery in favor of getting through the curriculum or preparing for "the test." Learning opportunities and teaching methods must evolve to match the ever-changing needs of today's learners. When we tell learners to complete an assignment, we get compliance. When we empower learners to explore and learn how to make an impact on the world, we inspire problem solvers and innovators. This required change in education involves more than providing training for administrators and teachers to implement new curriculum or programs and resources; it demands that we, as teachers and leaders, create an environment where learners at every level are empowered to take risks in pursuit of learning and growth rather than perfection. This book is for you if you are wondering . . . What if learners were valued for their diverse talents and not just our traditional model of "smart"? What if I could create new and better experiences for those I serve? What if I could inspire students to learn, to discover th...
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    This book includes powerful stories from a Marketing Expert and Founder of Jim Rohn Int, a 7x Emmy-Winning Television Broadcaster, International Top Paid Speakers, Doctors of Medicine, The Godfather of Real Estate, Passive Income Multi-Millionaires, a 31-Year Marine Colonel, Entrepreneurs, and many more who share transformative stories about one moment that changed their lives and set them on the path for success.

    "In Life-Defining Moments From Bold Thought Leaders, my long-time friend Kyle Wilson and his fellow contributors created a wonderful book loaded with strategies, ideas, and inspiring stories that will help you achieve new levels of success.” – Brian Tracy, Author, Speaker, Consultant

    Fans of Jim Rohn, Brian Tracy, Tony Robbins, Mark Victor Hansen, Zig Ziglar, and Darren Hardy will discover stories full of applicable lessons and strategies that touch the heart and uplift the mind.

    Kyle Wilson with Amada Chan, April Krahl, Bob Helms, Carmen Studer, Contessa Akin, Dan Sachkowsky, Diane Consolino, Felecia Froe MD, Freddy Perez, James Malinchak, Jessica Rector, Jim Gardner, Louis Cady MD, Marc-Andre Gagnon, Michael Brownell, Monic...
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    This is the simplest, quickest, least technical, most affordable introduction to basic electronics. No tools are necessary--not even a screwdriver. Easy Electronics should satisfy anyone who has felt frustrated by entry-level books that are not as clear and simple as they are supposed to be.

    Brilliantly clear graphics will take you step by step through 12 basic projects, none of which should take more than half an hour. Using alligator clips to connect components, you see and hear immediateresults. The hands-on approach is fun and intriguing, especially for family members exploring the projects together.

    The 12 experiments will introduce you to switches, resistors, capacitors, transistors, phototransistors, LEDs, audio transducers, and a silicon chip. You'll even learn how to read schematics by comparing them with the circuits that you build.

    No prior knowledge is required, and no math is involved. You learn by seeing, hearing, and touching. By the end of Experiment 12, you may be eager to move on to a more detailed book. Easy Electronics will function perfectly as a prequel to the same author's bestseller, Make: Electron...
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    Cultural Studies signals a major academic revolution for the 21st century. But what exactly is it, and how is it applied? It is a discipline that claims not to be a discipline; it is a radical critical approach for understanding racial, national, social and gender identities. "Introducing Cultural Studies" provides an incisive tour through the minefield of this complex subject, charting its origins in Britain and its migration to the USA, Canada, France, Australia and South Asia, examining the ideas of its leading exponents and providing a flavour of its use around the world. Covering the ground from Gramsci to Raymond Williams, postcolonial discourse to the politics of diaspora, feminism to queer theory, technoculture and the media to globalization, it serves as an insightful guide to the essential concepts of this fascinating area of study. It is essential reading for all those concerned with the quickening pulse of old, new and emerging cultures....
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    What is time? The 5th-century philosopher St Augustine famously said that he knew what time was, so long as no one asked him. Is time a fourth dimension similar to space or does it flow in some sense? And if it flows, does it make sense to say how fast? Does the future exist? Is time travel possible? Why does time seem to pass in only one direction?These questions and others are among the deepest and most subtle that one can ask, but "Introducing Time" presents them - many for the first time - in an easily accessible, lucid and engaging manner, wittily illustrated by Ralph Edney....
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    Test Prep Book's ASVAB Study Guide 2018-2019: Test Prep & Practice Test Questions for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Exam
    Developed by Test Prep Books for test takers trying to achieve a passing score on the ASVAB exam, this comprehensive study guide includes:

    •Quick Overview
    •Test-Taking Strategies
    •Introduction
    •General Science
    •Arithmetic Reasoning
    •Word Knowledge
    •Word Knowledge
    •Math Knowledge
    •Electronics Information
    •Auto and Shop Information
    •Assembling Objects
    •Practice Questions
    •Detailed Answer Explanations

    Disclaimer: ASVAB® is a registered trademark of Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

    Each section of the test has a comprehensive review created by Test Prep Books that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the ASVAB test.

    The Test Prep Books ASVAB practice test questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to ...
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    Trivium Test Prep’s ATI TEAS Test Study Guide 2018-2019: ATI TEAS Study Manual with Full-Length ATI TEAS Practice Tests for the ATI TEAS 6 Exam offers:

    • A detailed overview of what you need to know for ATI TEAS 6, so that you know exactly what to expect on the ATI TEAS Version 6 exam
    • Trivium Test Prep’s TEAS VI study guide also covers all of the subjects over which you will be tested
    • Includes over 300 TEAS 6 practice questions for you to practice and improve
    • Test tips and strategies to help you score higher on the ATI TEAS Sixth Edition

     

    Trivium Test Prep’s ATI TEAS Test Study Guide 2018-2019: ATI TEAS Study Manual with Full-Length ATI TEAS Practice Tests for the ATI TEAS 6 Exam includes: 

    ATI TEAS Version 6 Reading

    • Interpreting Text
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    • Of Information

     

    ATI TEAS Version 6 Mathematics

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    SPIRIT + SCIENCE + REALITY BEING IS THE NEW DOING IS A VERY DIFFERENT KIND OF BOOK Who are you? There is a way that you’re being about your health, work, relationships, or money that is invisible to you. It matches neither your goals nor your vision for your life. There’s a gap between how you show up and what is actually required to create the results you want. Today you spend your energy, time, and peace of mind being busy, doing everything you can hour after hour with hopes of closing that gap. You charge through your to-do list like the sun bursting through a rain cloud. Nothing but your cell phone in your left hand, your keys in your right, and the fire of failure not being an option burning in your eyes. Sometimes you hit the goal but often times you do the hard work and still miss the mark on what really matters to you. WHAT’S MISSING? In today's constantly demanding world, we often equate value with productivity, reducing life quality to a strictly economic measurement. Dreams and goals are left to the few hours of a week unclaimed by our obligations. With such limitations, life becomes reactive rather than proactive. Pursuit of the things we are most passionate ab...
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    Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringA&P does not come packaged with this content.

     

    If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringA&P

     

    Order: ISBN-10: 0321902858 / ISBN-13: 9780321902856

     

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    For those taking the one-semester Human Anatomy course

    Praised for its atlas-style format, appropriately detailed anatomical illustrations, and exceptionally clear photographs of tissues and cadavers, Human Anatomy is now more visual and interactive. The Eighth Edition includes new one- and two-page Spotlight Figures that seamlessly integrate text and visuals to guide students through complex topics. New QR codes let you  use a smart phones to link directly from figures ...
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    In the wake of Vine's death, Milk and Vine arose to satiate our desire for this timeless, authentic comedy. Following in the footsteps of its predecessor, Milk and Vine II expands the Vine-poetry canon to include over 100 more vines, as well as a foreword by Karl from Online, a Viner who amassed hundreds of millions of vine loops and created many viral vines like "F*ck me Jerry" and "I'm quitting vine because someone commented on my post saying that I look like a piece of broccoli so goodbye forever." Several classic vines grace these pages like oovoo javer, cam & colin, ninki minjaj, chicken strips, jessie and ari, x games, michael with a b, and more! Milk and Vine II is perfect for your coffee table, rainy days with friends, or as a gift for any teen. Grab a copy today, and RIP Vine. NOTE: Explicit language inside, as well as credit to all the viners!...
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    For courses in one-semester human anatomy.

     

    A fresh voice strengthens a visually compelling, classic human anatomy text

    Revered for its groundbreaking, atlas-style format, detailed illustrations, and exceptionally clear photographs, Human Anatomy has long been known for its quality and sophistication, as well as its scope and level of coverage. Accomplished author and award-winning educator Judi Nath joins the writing team, bringing a fresh voice, enhanced accuracy, and a clear, engaging writing style to the 9th Edition.

     

    The new edition builds upon the legacy of previous editions and includes expanded clinical content to help students focus on the types of diseases and injuries they are likely to encounter in their future careers; visually stunning Spotlight Figures in every chapter to guide students through complex topics; and new features that focus students on the key point in each section and use simple analogies and memory devices to help students remember facts and concepts.

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    From the award-winning author of Soldier Girls and Just Like Us, a “fascinating” (The New York Times) account of refugee teenagers at a Denver public high school and their compassionate teacher and “a masterful book that is…bound to become a classic on integrating young immigrants into American society” (The Denver Post).

    The Newcomers follows the lives of twenty-two immigrant teenagers throughout the course of the 2015-2016 school year as they land at South High School in Denver, Colorado. These newcomers, from fourteen to nineteen years old, come from nations convulsed by drought or famine or war. Many come directly from refugee camps, after experiencing dire forms of cataclysm. Some arrive alone, having left or lost every other member of their original family.

    At the center of their story is Mr. Williams, their dedicated and endlessly resourceful teacher of English Language Acquisition. If Mr. Williams does his job right, the newcomers will leave his class at the end of the school year with basic English skills and new confidence, their foundation for becoming Americans and finding a place in their new home. Ulti...
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    The country Cousins hockey team has been practicing every day for the big game against their rivals, the Beartown Bullies. But when Brother receives a Valentine in the mail from a secret “Sweetie Bear” he doesn’t know what to do. Will the Valentine keep him from playing his best at the hockey game or will he learn an important lesson about love?

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    Narration, the art of telling, has been used as a pedagogical tool since ancient times. Over one hundred years ago, Charlotte Mason methodized narration and implemented it in scores of schools in Great Britain. Over the past few decades, educators in the US, mostly in home schools, have followed her guidelines with outstanding results.

    This book discusses the theory behind the use of narration and then walks through the process from beginning to end, to show how simply "telling" is the foundation for higher-level thinking and writing.

    While narration has grown popular among homeschoolers, it also works well in the classroom. In this book, you will find sample narrations and many resources to help you use narration with your students in any setting. If you've been wanting to try narration, but haven't felt confident enough to rely on an unfamiliar method, this book will give you the tools that you need to make the process easier.

    People are narrating every day, and this book will show you how to make that natural activity a vital part of education that enhances children's relationship with knowledge and allows them to grow into skilled communicat...
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    A New York Times Notable Book



    "A must-read book for every American teacher and taxpayer." —Amanda Ripley, author of The Smartest Kids in the World


    Launched with a hugely popular New York Times Magazine cover story, Building a Better Teacher sparked a national conversation about teacher quality and established Elizabeth Green as a leading voice in education. Green's fascinating and accessible narrative dispels the common myth of the "natural-born teacher" and introduces maverick educators exploring the science behind their art. Her dramatic account reveals that great teaching is not magic, but a skill—a skill that can be taught. Now with a new afterword that offers a guide on how to identify—and support—great teachers, this provocative and hopeful book "should be part of every new teacher’s education" (Washington Post).

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    Kaplan's ASVAB Prep Plus 2018-2019 features proven strategies and realistic practice for all sections of the ASVAB and AFQT. This edition includes flashcards, expert videos, and an expanded online Quiz Bank to help you face the test with confidence.

    Kaplan is so certain that ASVAB Prep Plus 2018-2019 offers all the knowledge you need to excel at the ASVAB that we guarantee it: After studying with the online resources and book, you'll score higher on the ASVAB—or you'll get your money back.

    Get everything in the ASVAB Prep 2018-2019 package, plus two more practice tests, 650 additional practice questions, and flashcards from our all-star team of test experts.

    With ASVAB Prep Plus 2018-2019 you can study on-the-go. Log in from anywhere to watch video lessons, complete quizzes and take practice tests that are optimized for your mobile device.

    The Most Practice
    • Flashcards to help you reinforce important concepts for the technical subtests
    • Six introductory math videos that review basic concepts commonly seen in the Arithmetic Reasoning and Mathematics Knowledge subtests
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    NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
    San Francisco Chronicle • The Plain Dealer

    The inspiring true story of a group of young men whose lives were changed by a visionary mentor

     
    On April 4, 1968, the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., shocked the nation. Later that month, the Reverend John Brooks, a professor of theology at the College of the Holy Cross who shared Dr. King’s dream of an integrated society, drove up and down the East Coast searching for African American high school students to recruit to the school, young men he felt had the potential to succeed if given an opportunity. Among the twenty students he had a hand in recruiting that year were Clarence Thomas, the future Supreme Court justice; Edward P. Jones, who would go on to win a Pulitzer Prize for literature; and Theodore Wells, who would become one of the nation’s most successful defense attorneys. Many of the others went on to become stars in their fields as well.
     
    In Fraternity, Diane Brady follows five of the men through their college years. Not only did the future president of Holy Cross convince the young men to a...
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    THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need to ace the ACT with 6 full-length practice tests, thorough ACT topic reviews, and extra practice online.

    Techniques That Actually Work.
    • Powerful tactics to help you avoid traps and beat the ACT
    • Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically
    • Essential strategies to help you work smarter, not harder
     
    Everything You Need to Know for a High Score.
    • Complete coverage of all test topics, including the reading and written portions
    • Thorough review of the skills necessary to ace all five ACT sections
    • Bulleted chapter summaries for quick review

    Practice Your Way to Perfection.
    • 6 full-length practice tests (4 in the book, 2 online) with detailed answer explanations
    • Drills for each test section—English, Mathematics, Reading, Science, and Writing
    • Instant score reports for online tests, with optional LiveGrader(TM) essay scoring...
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    Are you sexually intelligent? You will be after reading OUR SEXUALITY, the most respected and authoritative college textbook available on human sexuality. Written in a direct, non-judgmental manner, this thirteenth edition has been thoroughly and carefully updated to reflect the most current research findings and psychosocial developments. It is the first college text to deliver cutting-edge and in-depth emphasis on the impact of politics on sexuality. Crooks and Baur keep you interested with the most exciting, emerging research and coverage, and focus on strengthening your self-awareness and sexual intelligence....
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    UNDERSTANDING ART provides a balanced, fresh approach to art appreciation, incorporating coverage across the chronological and geographical spectrum. This 11th edition features new and expanded sections on religious and world art, green buildings, graphic design, and conceptual art, as well as a new Art Tour for Los Angeles and over 100 new images in the areas of fashion, crafts, industrial design and architecture. In addition, a comprehensive set of online tools in MindTap makes it easier than ever for students to study and learn the material, regardless of their particular learning styles....
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    "We've got some difficult days ahead," civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr., told a crowd gathered at Memphis's Clayborn Temple on April 3, 1968. "But it really doesn't matter to me now because I've been to the mountaintop. . . . And I've seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land."

    These prophetic words, uttered the day before his assassination, challenged those he left behind to see that his "promised land" of racial equality became a reality; a reality to which King devoted the last twelve years of his life.

    These words and others are commemorated here in the only major one-volume collection of this seminal twentieth-century American prophet's writings, speeches, interviews, and autobiographical reflections. A Testament of Hope contains Martin Luther King, Jr.'s essential thoughts on nonviolence, social policy, integration, black nationalism, the ethics of love and hope, and more.

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    Learn to talk about race openly, honestly, and productively

    Most people avoid discussion of race-related topics because of the strong emotions and feelings of discomfort that inevitably accompany such conversations. Rather than endure the conflict of racial realities, many people choose instead to avoid the topic altogether, or remain silent when it is raised. Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence: Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race puts an end to that dynamic by sharing strategies for smoothing conversations about race in a productive manner.

    A guide for facilitating and participating in difficult dialogues about race, author Derald Wing Sue – an internationally recognized expert on multiculturalism, diversity, and microaggressions – explores the characteristics, dynamics, and meaning behind discussions about race as well as the hidden "ground rules" that inhibit honest and productive dialogue. Through emotional and visceral examples, this book explains why conversations revolving around racial issues are so difficult, and provides guidelines, techniques, and advice for navigating and leading honest and forthright discussi...
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    From the professors who teach NYU's most popular elective class, "Science of Happiness," a fun, comprehensive guide to surviving and thriving in college and beyond.

    Every year, almost 4,000,000 students begin their freshman year at colleges and universities nationwide. Most of them will sleep less and stress out a whole lot more. By the end of the year, 30% of those freshmen will have dropped out. For many, the unforeseen demands of college life are so overwhelming that "the best four years of your life" can start to feel like the worst.

    Enter Daniel Lerner and Dr. Alan Schlechter, ready to teach students how to not only survive college, but flourish in it. Filled with fascinating science, real-life stories, and tips for building positive lifelong habits, U Thrive addresses the opportunities and challenges every undergrad will face -- from finding a passion to dealing with nightmarish roommates and surviving finals week. Engaging and hilarious, U Thrive will help students grow into the happy, successful alums they all deserve to be.