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Life: The Science of Biology - David E. Sadava, Gordon H. Orians, William K. Purves, H. Craig Heller, David Hillis, David M. HillisCo-published by Sinauer Associates, Inc., and W. H. Freeman and Company.  Visit the  Life, Eighth Edition preview site.   LIFE HAS EVOLVED. . . from its original publication to this dramatically revitalized Eighth Edition. LIFE has always shown students how biology works, offering an engaging and coherent presentation of the fundamentals of biology by describing the landmark experiments that revealed them. This edition builds on those strengths and introduces several innovations. As with previous editions, the Eighth Edition will also be available in three paperback volumes:   • Volume I:
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October
Learning to Teach - Richard ArendsThis best-selling text provides comprehensive coverage of general teaching methods and models. The most balanced text in its field, Learning to Teach strikes a harmony by integrating its researched-based foundations with practical consideration and opportunity for real world application. The text provides strong coverage of both teacher-centered (Part 3) and student-centered models (Part 4). The eighth edition contains expanded discussions on diversity and differentiation, and new content on constructivist perspectives on research, teaching and learning. By covering all major teaching models plus
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Fiction Writer's Workshop - Josip NovakovichThis book exemplifies the best of a writing workshop: thought-provoking instruction, a charismatic teacher and illuminating examples from classic and contemporary literary masters. Each chapter explores a different aspect of the art of fiction and ends with a series of writing exercises –127 in all. Complete with self-critique questions to help you assess your work, these exercises challenge you to experiment with the diverse writing styles as you clarify your own. Make the most of Josip Novakovich's insightful, mind-expanding workshop and come away with a stronger voice, a broader perspective and
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California Government and Politics Today - Charles P. Sohner, Mona FieldUpdated in its 14th edition, California Government and Politics Today focuses on ethnic and cultural diversity, the global economy's impact on California (and vice versa), and the emphasis on political involvement as an essential component of achieving the California Dream. This new edition continues a tradition of scholarly and practical coverage of California government.
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Classical Electrodynamics - John David JacksonThis edition refines and improves the first edition. It treats the present experimental limits on the mass of photon and the status of linear superposition, and introduces many other innovations.
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Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle-School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail - Danica McKellarFrom a well-known actress and math genius—a groundbreaking guide to mathematics for middle school girls, their parents, and educators As the math education crisis in this country continues to make headlines, research continues to prove that it is in middle school when math scores begin to drop—especially for girls—in large part due to the relentless social conditioning that tells girls they “can't do” math, and that math is “uncool.” Young girls today need strong female role models to embrace the idea that it's okay to be smart—in fact, it's sexy to be smart! It's Danica McKellar's mission
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Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy - Gerald CoreyThis revision of Gerald Corey's best-selling text introduces students to the major theories of counseling (psychoanalytic, Adlerian, existential, person-centered, Gestalt, reality, behavior, cognitive-behavior, family systems, feminist and, NEW to this edition, post-modern approaches) and demonstrates how each theory can be applied to a single case ("Stan"). Reviewed by 27 of the field's leading experts, Corey's Seventh Edition covers the major concepts of counseling theories, shows students how to apply those theories in practice, and helps them learn to integrate the theories into an
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The Humanistic Tradition: Prehistory to the Early Modern World (The Humanistic Tradition, #1) - Gloria K. Fiero""The Humanistic Tradition" is quite simply the finest book of its type. Fiero manages to integrate the political, cultural, and social history of the world into one coherent and fascinating whole. It is a masterpiece of scholarship . . . balanced, interesting, easy to read, and consummately beautiful. Our professors praise its accuracy and scope and our students unanimously say it is their favorite textbook." -- Sonia Sorrell, Pepperdine University "The Humanistic Tradition" features a flexible, topical approach that helps students understand humankind's creative legacy as a continuum rather than
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Sudan: The Elusive Quest for Peace - Ruth Iyob, Gilbert M. KhadiagalaEmbroiled in civil war since independence, Sudan has also suffered from the failure of both regional and international actors to fully come to terms with the scope of the complex issues involved. Sudan: The Elusive Quest for Peace contributes to a fuller understanding of those issues, exploring the factors that have contributed to the conflict from the days following independence to the present. Iyob and Khadiagala concisely examine the cultural, sociopolitical, economic, and geographical facets of the prolonged hostilities, then assess a sequence of mediation efforts. They also distill the web of