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November
MAKE: Electronics: Learning Through Discovery - Charles Platt"This is teaching at its best!" --Hans Camenzind, inventor of the 555 timer (the world's most successful integrated circuit), and author of Much Ado About Almost Nothing: Man's Encounter with the Electron (Booklocker.com) "A fabulous book: well written, well paced, fun, and informative. I also love the sense of humor. It's very good at disarming the fear. And it's gorgeous. I'll be recommending this book highly." --Tom Igoe, author of Physical Computing and Making Things Talk Want to learn the fundamentals of electronics in a fun, hands-on way? With Make: Electronics, you'll start working on
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November
Thought and Knowledge: An Introduction to Critical Thinking - Diane F. HalpernAssuming no prior knowledge on the part of the reader, this text is useful for anyone interested in seeking to develop skills in quantitative reasoning, evidence-based argumentation or simply good thinking. Students can work through the text and workbook and should leave the course with a solid understanding of both the psychological processes involved in thinking and how to apply them.
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November
Sex, Brains, & Video Games: A Librarian's Guide to Teens in the Twenty-first Century - Jennifer Burek PierceLibrary services to young adults should aspire to two fundamental objectives: to engage young people through meaningful and appealing responses to their recreational and informational needs, while supporting good developmental outcomes. How are those of us who work in libraries, who may see teens only sporadically and for short periods, supposed to work effectively with them? --From the Introduction How do we best reach our teen patrons? Young adult librarians and others who serve them constantly strive to better understand this often-unpredictable audience. In this insightful guide, Jennifer
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November
From the Kingdom of Memory: Reminiscences - Elie Wiesel"One of the great writers of our generation" (The New Republic) weaves together memories of his life before the Holocaust and his great struggle to find meaning afterwards. Included are Wiesel's landmark speeches, among them his powerful testimony at the trial of Klaus Barbie and his 1986 Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech.
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November
Cultural Anthropology - Serena Nanda, Richard L. WarmsBuild your own awareness of cultures around the world with CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY! Emphasizing the issues of gender, stratification, ethnicity, globalization, and the similarities and differences among all cultures, this anthropology text provides you with the tools you need to succeed. Take advantage of CengageNOW, which saves you time and enhances your performance in the course through Pre-Tests, Personalized Study Plans and Post-Test materials.
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November
American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence - Pauline MaierPauline Maier shows us the Declaration as both the defining statement of our national identity and the moral standard by which we live as a nation. It is truly "American Scripture," and Maier tells us how it came to be -- from the Declaration's birth in the hard and tortuous struggle by which Americans arrived at Independence to the ways in which, in the nineteenth century, the document itself became sanctified. Maier describes the transformation of the Second Continental Congress into a national government, unlike anything that preceded or followed it, and with more authority than the colonists
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November
501 Spanish Verbs: Fully Conjugated in All the Tenses in a New Easy-To-Learn Format Alphabetically Arranged - Christopher KendrisVerbs are conjugated and set up one-per-page in alphabetical order in this easy-to-use series. Commonly used idioms that use a verb are presented at the bottom of the page that presents the appropriate verb. Approximately 1,000 additional verbs are listed in the infinite form with their English meanings.
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November
Principles of Pharmacology for Medical Assisting - Jane RicePrinciples of Pharmacology for Medical Assisting, Fourth Edition is the only pharmacology book written specifically for medical assistants. It describes the scope of practice, follows the latest Standards and Guidelines for CAAHEP accreditation, and has a new full-color presentation. New content in this edition includes the addition of 230 new drugs with classifications, the removal of out-of-date drugs, content on herbals and supplements, sample drug labels, information on syringes and safety needles, topical material such as obesity, and an emphasis on patient teaching and safety precautions.
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November
Oxford Textbook of Psychopathology - Paul H Blaney, Theodore MillonThis work focuses primarily on understanding underlying psychopathology, with extensive coverage of personality disorders and issues related to classification and different diagnosis.