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December
Neuroscience - George J. Augustine, David FitzpatrickThis classic textbook guides students through the challenges and excitement of the rapidly changing field of neuroscience. Accessible for both medical students and undergraduate neuroscience students, the 5th edition has been updated throughout to reflect the latest developments.
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The Souls of Black Folk - W.E.B. Du Bois, Donald B. Gibson, Monica M. Elbert, Monica E. ElbertDu Bois' 1903 collection of essays is a thoughtful, articulate exploration of the moral and intellectual issues surrounding the perception of blacks within American society.
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A Thousand Sisters: My Journey into the Worst Place on Earth to Be a Woman - Lisa J. Shannon, Zainab SalbiLisa Shannon had a good life — a successful business, a fiancé, a home, and security. Then one day in 2005, an episode of Oprah changed her life. The show focused on women in Congo, a place known as the worst place on earth to be a woman. She was suddenly awakened to the atrocities there — millions dead, women being raped, children dying in shocking numbers. It was then that Lisa realized she had to do something — and she did. A Thousand Sisters is Lisa Shannon’s inspiring memoir. She shares her story of how she raised money to sponsor Congolese women beginning with one solo 30-mile run and then
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December
Understanding The Political World: A Comparative Introduction To Political Science - James N. DanzigerDanziger, James D., Understanding the Political World: A Comparative Introduction to Political Science, 5th Edition* A dynamic and accessible introduction to the fascinating world of politics and the ways in which political scientists attempt to describe and explain it. Using a strong comparative framework, the book links the central analytical concepts of political science that have emerged over decades of research to the realities of the political world of the early 21st century. The Fifth Edition has been thoroughly updated so that readers have the information and tools they need to think about
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December
The Pleasures of Children's Literature - Perry Nodelman, Mavis ReimerOffers an overview of children's literature in the context of professional discussion of children's literature and reading. Focusing on controversial issues and designed to provoke thought and debate, this text examines literary response to and analysis of the field of literary texts written by adults for children.
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December
Beer: Tap Into the Art and Science of Brewing - Charles W. BamforthCharles Bamforth, who has been described as one of the two or three brewing scientists of his generation, here gives us a revised and updated version of his definitive guide to brewing. Bamforth traces the history of beer from ancient Babylon some 8,000 years ago to today's brewing science, recounting important brewing milestones along the way. This new edition contains expansive coverage of global beer styles throughout the world, the sensory character of beer flavor, and the development of the global brewing industry. Each of the staples of brewing (barley, hops, water, and yeast), the
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December
Becoming Literate - Marie M. ClayChildren are taught about stories, words, letters, and sounds in many different programs in their first years of literacy instruction. In this book Marie Clay argues that underlying the progress of successful children there is another level of competencies being learned. Successful readers show a gradual control over how readers or writers can work with print even though they learn in very different programs. This inner strategic control is what failing readers do not seem to build. Successful readers begin very early to learn myriad of things which support their independent processing of texts.
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December
Animal Behavior: An Evolutionary Approach - John AlcockThis 7th edition of Animal Behavior has been completely rewritten, resulting in a more compact text. Notable is the inclusion, for the first time, of four-colour photographs and illustrations throughout. Like previous editions, the book shows how evolutionary biologists analyze all aspects of behaviour.
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December
Rediscovering Dewey: A Reflection on Independent Thinking - Steven SimpsonJohn Dewey believed in education, and he believed in American participatory democracy. Simpson uses personal anecdotes, Dewey s extensive writings, and even Chinese legends to discuss Dewey s ideas about teaching democracy, independent thinking, and a sense of community. They are as relevant today as when they were written.
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Evolutionary Dynamics: Exploring the Equations of Life - M.A. NowakEvolutionary change is the consequence of mutation and natural selection, which are two concepts that can be described by mathematical equations. 'Evolutionaty Dynamics' is concerned with these equations of life.