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December
The Giver - Lois LowryJonas's world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the Community. When Jonas turns twelve, he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of the true pain and pleasure of life. Now, it is time for Jonas to receive the truth. There is no turning back.
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American Indian Myths and Legends (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library) - Richard Erdoes, Alfonso OrtizThis magnificent collection gathers 160 tales from 80 tribal gathers to offer a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. From all across the continent come tales of creation and love, of heroes and war, of animals, tricksters, and the end of the world. Alfonso Ortiz, an eminent anthropologist, and Richard Erdoes, an artist and master storyteller, Indian voices in the best folkloric sources of the nineteenth century to make this the most comprehensive and authentic volume of American Indian myths available anywhere. With black-and-white drawings throughout Part of the
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December
Newtonian Mechanics - Anthony Philip FrenchA rough guide to the possible use of the book is suggested by its division into three parts. Part I, The Approach to Newtonian Dynamics, is intended to serve two purposes. First, it does discuss the basic concepts of kinematics and dynamics, more or less from scratch. Second, it seeks to place the study of mechanics squarely in the context of the world of physical phenomena and of necessarily imperfect physical theories. Part II, Classical Mechanics at Work, is undoubtedly the heart of the book. The initial emphasis is on Newton's second law applied to individual objects. Later, the emphasis
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December
Engineering Economy - Leland T. BlankEngineering Economy, 6th edition, provides undergraduate students and practicing professionals with a solid preparation in the financial understanding of engineering problems and projects, as well as the techniques needed for evaluating and making sound economic decisions. Information on cost estimation, depreciation, and taxes has been updated to conform to new tax laws and a majority of the end-of-chapter problems are revised or new to this edition.Distinguishing pedagogical characteristics of this market-leading text include its easy-to-read writing style, chapter objectives, worked examples,
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December
Fundamentals of Phonetics: A Practical Guide for Students - Larry H. Small"An introduction to the fundamentals of linguistic phonetics filled with learning tools that focus on practical phonetic transcription skills. "" "Through in-text exercises and accompanying audio recordings, this introductory text makes the learning of phonetics clear, systematic, and easy. Appropriate for both undergraduate and graduate students in the speech and hearing professions, this book focuses on teaching students the practical skills necessary to successfully perform phonetic transcription of individuals with speech sound disorders. Beginning with pertinent information on normal speech
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December
Calculus: Early Transcendentals - James StewartThis edition of James Stewart's best-selling calculus book has been revised with the consistent dedication to excellence that has characterized all his books. Stewart's Calculus is successful throughout the world because he explains the material in a way that makes sense to a wide variety of readers. His explanations make ideas come alive, and his problems challenge, to reveal the beauty of calculus. Stewart's examples stand out because they are not just models for problem solving or a means of demonstrating techniques--they also encourage readers to develp an analytic view of the subject. This
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December
Journalism: A Very Short Introduction - Ian HargreavesIn Journalism, Ian Hargreaves uses his unique position within the media to examine how we get this information and the many practical, political, and professional decisions that the journalist has to make, as part of the process of delivering that information to us.Hargreaves argues that the core principles of "Freedom of the Press" and the necessity of exposing the truth are as vital today as they ever were. He examines the ethical responsibility of the journalist to respond to the demands of civil society, as opposed to the demands of the state, and focuses on contentious issues in contemporary
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December
Realms, Regions and Concepts, 13th Edition - H.J. de Blij, Peter O. MullerNow substantially revised and updated, the Thirteenth Edition of de Blij and Muller's Geography: Realms, Regions, and Concepts continues to deliver the authors' authoritative content, outstanding cartography, currency, and comprehensive coverage, in a technology-rich package. The text reflects major developments in the world as well as in the discipline, ranging from the collapse of Russia's Post-Soviet transformation to the impact of globalization and from the rise of Asia's Pacific Rim to the war in Iraq. Geography: Realms, Regions, and Concepts, 13e is available in 3 versions: * ISBN
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December
Research in Occupational Therapy: Methods of Inquiry for Enhancing Practice - Gary Kielhofner, Gary KeilhofnerWith an international team of expert contributors, renowned author Gary Kielhofner has put together a comprehensive research methodologies text that bridges the gap between theorists and practitioners. Emphasis is placed on the relevance and logic of research to provide a practical, demystified approach for graduate students and clinicians to shape their practice. It covers all the key topics that should be covered in OT courses related to research and evidence-based practice, including qualitative and quantitative designs, thus sparing instructors of having to adopt two or three separate books to