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November
The Read-Aloud Handbook - Jim TreleaseA New York Times and million copy bestseller, the classic handbook on reading aloud to children—revised and updated Recommended by “Dear Abby”, The New York Times and The Washington Post, for three decades, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease's beloved classic to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. Now this new edition of The Read-Aloud Handbook imparts the benefits, rewards, and importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the
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November
Deviant Behavior (9th Edition) (MySearchLab Series) - Alex D. ThioThis best-selling text offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of deviance and is noted for its blend of style and substance. Deviant Behavior covers a wide spectrum of theories of deviance, and analyzes numerous specific deviant behaviors. The author uses an abundance of research data, including many that debunk our common assumptions about deviant behavior. Students are exposed to the full range of theories and data about deviance, and are challenged to think about and evaluate their own biases and preconceptions.
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November
America on Film: Representing Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality at the Movies - Harry M. Benshoff, Sean GriffinA lively introduction to issues of diversity as represented within the American cinema. A synthetic and historical text, America on Film provides a comprehensive overview of the industrial, socio-cultural and aesthetic factors that contribute to cinematic representations of race, class, gender and sexuality.
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November
Mathematical Ideas - Charles David Miller, Vern E. Heeren, John HornsbyWhat does your math course have to do with the latest TV shows or Hollywood movies? Plenty-if you're using the right text. Mathematical Ideas, Twelfth Edition brings the best of Hollywood into the classroom through descriptions of video clips from popular cinema and television. Well-known author John Hornsby's innovative approach is enhanced with great care in this revision, and refined to serve the needs of you and your instructor. Streamlined and updated, it offers a modernized design, new bubble pointers for Example annotations, and much more. It retains the consistent features, friendly
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November
Age of Enlightenment (Great Ages of Man) - Peter GayGreat Ages of Man series from Time-Life Books, this volume featuring The Age of Enlightenment.
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November
Arrival City: The Final Migration and Our Next World - Doug SaundersFrom one of Canada's leading journalists comes a major book about how the movement of populations from rural to urban areas on the margins is reshaping our world. These transitional spaces are where the next great economic and cultural boom will be born, or where the great explosion of violence will occur. The difference depends on our ability to notice. The twenty-first century is going to be remembered for the great, and final, shift of human populations out of rural, agricultural life into cities. The movement engages an unprecedented number of people, perhaps a third of the world's