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October
The Enlightened Gardener - Sydney BanksBeset by daily life's trials and tribulations, many people search for the elusive wisdom that will help them make sense of their journey and find inner peace. So, too, do the characters in this wonderful story by Sydney Banks. In this simple but profound tale, four colleagues meet a remarkable gardener whose unique philosophy will forever change their lives. That philosophy is equally powerful for the reader. The wisdom within these pages comes in the form of a straightforward message that is accessible to all who open their hearts to it.
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October
Indian Nations of Wisconsin: Histories of Endurance and Renewal - Patty LoewFrom origin stories to contemporary struggles over treaty rights and sovereignty issues, Indian Nations of Wisconsin: Histories of Endurance and Renewal explores Wisconsin’s rich Native tradition. Each chapter is a compact tribal history of one of the state’s Indian nations—Ojibwe, Potawatomi, Oneida, Menominee, Mohican and Brothertown, and Ho-Chunk—and the book relies on the historical perspectives of Native people. Author Patty Loew focuses on oral tradition—stories, songs, the recorded words of Indian treaty negotiators, and interviews—as well as other untapped Native sources, such as tribal
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October
Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis - Richard A.  Johnson, Dean W. WichernJohnson (U. of Wisconsin-Madison) and Wichern (Texas A&M U.) present the newest edition of this college text on the statistical methods for describing and analyzing multivariate data, designed for students who have taken two or more statistics courses. The fifth edition includes the addition of seve
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October
Measuring Occupational Performance: Supporting Best Practice in Occupational Therapy - Mary C. Law, Carolyn M. Baum, Winnie DunnAs the profession of occupational therapy continues to mature and expand its practice, the measurement of occupational performance is one of the key avenues that all practicing clinicians will need to explore and master. A complex subject for the new and practicing occupational therapist, each step in the evaluation process from assessment to interpretation to intervention is critical. Having one solid, evidence-based textbook to teach and guide in the measurement process is welcome.   With an emphasis on the context of current best practice, Measuring Occupational Performance: Supporting Best
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October
Contending Voices, Volume I: To 1877 - John HollitzEach chapter in CONTENDING VOICES examines the lives of two individuals, some of them familiar historical figures and some of them lesser known, who took opposing positions on important issues in American history. The "paired biographies" in the text are followed by a set of four to six related primary sources, many in the individuals' own voices; a "Questions to Consider" section; and an annotated bibliography. This unique format promotes critical thinking and engages students in historical debates.
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October
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal - Eric SchlosserFast food has hastened the malling of our landscape, widened the chasm between rich and poor, fueled an epidemic of obesity, and propelled American cultural imperialism abroad. That's a lengthy list of charges, but Eric Schlosser makes them stick with an artful mix of first-rate reportage, wry wit, and careful reasoning.
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October
Financial Accounting W/Buckle Annual Report - J. David Spiceland, Don Herrmann, Wayne ThomasDavid Spiceland, Wayne Thomas and Don Herrmann have developed a unique new text based on over 50 collective years of experience in the classroom. Theyve brought together best practices like highlighting Common Mistakes, offering frequent Stop-and-Go Review Problems, integrating the course with a running Continuing Problem, demonstrating the relevance of the course to non-majors with a Career Corner, and communicating it all in a student-friendly Conversational Writing Style.
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October
A Speaker's Guidebook - Dan O'Hair, Rob Stewart, Hannah RubensteinNow also available with additional coverage of rhetorical theory! A Speaker’s Guidebook is the most successful public speaking book in over a decade and the best resource for students both in and outside the classroom. Praised for connecting with students and addressing their most pressing needs, it is the easiest-to-use public speaking text available and the text that students keep. This tabbed, comb-bound text covers all topics taught in the introduction to public speaking course. In addition, A Speaker’s Guidebook offers coverage that’s useful for a lifetime of public speaking with
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October
Solid State Physics, 2nd Edition - J.R. Hook, H.E. HallThe Manchester Physics Series General Editors: D. J. Sandiford; F. Mandl; A. C. Phillips Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester Properties of Matter B. H. Flowers and E. Mendoza Optics Second Edition F. G. Smith and J. H. Thomson Statistical Physics Second Edition F. Mandl Electromagnetism Second Edition I. S. Grant and W. R. Phillips Statistics R. J. Barlow Solid State Physics Second Edition J. R. Hook and H. E. Hall Quantum Mechanics F. Mandl Particle Physics Second Edition B. R. Martin and G. Shaw The Physics of Stars A. C. Phillips Solid State Physics, Second Edition is
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October
A Guide to MySQL - Philip J. Pratt, Mary Z. LastA Guide to MySQL, by Philip Pratt and Mary Last, is yet another step into the open-source arena, which is rapidly growing in the technology industry. Topics include design techniques, data definition, commands to query a database, updates, administration and client tools, and finally, MySQL special topics.