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October
Pregnancy and Power: A Short History of Reproductive Politics in America - Rickie SolingerA sweeping chronicle of women's battles for reproductive freedom throughout American history, Pregnancy and Power explores the many forces--social, racial, economic, and political--that have shaped women's reproductive lives in the United States. Leading historian Rickie Solinger argues that a woman's control over her body involves much more than the right to choose an abortion. Reproductive politics were at play when slaveholders devised breeding schemes, when the U.S. government took Indian children from their families in the nineteenth century, and when doctors pressed Latina women to be
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October
Abnormal Psychology: Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders - Richard P. Halgin, Susan Krauss WhitbournePresenting the Human Experience of Psychological Disorders. In Richard Halgin and Susan Krauss Whitbourne’s Abnormal Psychology: Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders, students are shown the human side of Abnormal Psychology. Through the wide
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October
APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur. How to Publish a Book - Guy Kawasaki, Shawn WelchIn 2011 the publisher of one of my books Enchantment, could not fill an order for 500 ebook copies of the book. Because of this experience, I self-published my next book, What the Plus!, and learned first-hand that self-publishing is a complex, confusing, and idiosyncratic process. As Steve Jobs said, “There must be a better way.” With Shawn Welch, a tech wizard, I wrote APE to help people take control of their writing careers. APE’s thesis is powerful yet simple: filling the roles of Author, Publisher and Entrepreneur yields results that rival traditional publishing. We call this "artisanal
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October
The English Teacher's Companion: A Complete Guide to Classroom, Curriculum, and the Profession - Jim Burke, Sam M. IntratorIn the four short years since publication, the first edition of "The English Teacher's Companion" quickly became the instructional bible for English teachers. Covering the entire English curriculum, from basic reading and writing to digital literacy, media literacy, and integrated instruction, it proved to be a revolutionary guide for preservice and inservice teachers alike. And with it author Jim Burke became one of the most trusted names in secondary English. Now, in this new edition, "ETC"2, Jim incorporates his current thinking. He also shows how teachers can address standards and assessment
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October
This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All - Marilyn JohnsonBuried in info? Cross-eyed over technology? From the bottom of a pile of paper and discs, books, e-books, and scattered thumb drives comes a cry of hope: Make way for the librarians! They want to help. They're not selling a thing. And librarians know best how to beat a path through the googolplex sources of information available to us, writes Marilyn Johnson, whose previous book, The Dead Beat, breathed merry life into the obituary-writing profession. This Book Is Overdue! is a romp through the ranks of information professionals and a revelation for readers burned out on the clichés and
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October
Thinking with Type: A Primer for Designers: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students - Ellen LuptonThe organization of letters on a blank sheet—or screen—is the most basic challenge facing anyone who practices design. What type of font to use? How big? How should those letters, words, and paragraphs be aligned, spaced, ordered, shaped, and otherwise manipulated? In this groundbreaking new primer, leading design educator and historian Ellen Lupton provides clear and concise guidance for anyone learning or brushing up on their typographic skills. Thinking with Type is divided into three sections: letter, text, and grid. Each section begins with an easy-to-grasp essay that reviews historical,
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October
The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher - Harry K. Wong, Rosemary T. WongHWPFDSW With nearly 1.4 million copies sold, you'll learn practical techniques on discipline, procedures and routines, teaching for mastery, cooperative learning, and positive expectations. You'll find it difficult to put this book down as you become an even more effective teacher.
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October
Finite Mathematics & Its Applications - Larry J. Goldstein, David I. Schneider, Martha J. SiegelGoldstein's "Finite Mathematics & It's Applications, 10/e "is a comprehensive print and online program for readers interested in business, economics, life science, or social sciences. Without sacrificing mathematical integrity, the book clearly presents the concepts in a flexible content sequence with a large quantity of exceptional, in-depth exercise sets. Note: This is the standalone book if you want the Book and Access Code order the ISBN below: 0321744586 / 9780321744586 Finite Mathematics & Its Applications plus MyMathLab/MyStatLab Student Access Code Card Package consists of: