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April
A Day of Pleasure: Stories of a Boy Growing Up in Warsaw - Isaac Bashevis Singer, Roman VishniacAn ALA Notable Book.  A Day of Pleasure is the winner of the 1970 National Book Award for Children's Books.
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April
The Children of Henry VIII - Alison WeirAt his death in 1547, King Henry VIII left four heirs to the English throne: his only son, the nine-year-old Prince Edward; the Lady Mary, the adult daughter of his first wife, Catherine of Aragon; the Lady Elizabeth, the daughter of his second wife, Anne Boleyn, and his young great-niece, the Lady Jane Grey. These are the players in a royal drama that ultimate led to Elizabeth's ascension to the throne--one of the most spectacularly successful reigns in English history.
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April
Unix Systems Programming: Communication, Concurrency and Threads - Kay A. Robbins, Stephen P. RobbinsDemonstrates how to design complex software to get the most from the UNIX operating system. This book provides an easy-to-understand introduction to the essentials of UNIX programming. It features practical examples, exercises, reusable code, and simplified libraries for use in network communication applications.
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April
The Writing Life - Annie DillardAnnie Dillard has written eleven books, including the memoir of her parents, An American Childhood; the Northwest pioneer epic The Living; and the nonfiction narrative Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. A gregarious recluse, she is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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April
Computers as Components: Principles of Embedded Computing Systems Design - Wayne WolfMost existing computers are embedded in intelligent devices and applications, not in desktop machines. This text/CD-ROM explains these systems and looks at the tools and methods needed for designing them. Coverage encompasses components, complex systems, and the system design process. Application ex
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April
Stylin' with CSS: A Designer's Guide - Charles Wyke-SmithThanks to CSS, the days of using tables to position onscreen Web content are finally over. Now, instead of trying to fit square pegs into round holes, designers can use CSS to bring a page layout sensibility to their Web designs--if, that is, they have this practical guide by a veteran Web designer to show them how.
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April
Show Them No Mercy: 4 Views on God and Canaanite Genocide - Stanley N. GundryA discussion of various contemporary evangelical views of genocide in the Old Testament. Christians are often shocked to read that Yahweh, the God of the Israelites, commanded the total destruction all men, women, and children of the ethnic group know as the Canaanites. This seems to contradict Jesus command in the New Testament to love your enemies and do good to all people. How can Yahweh be the same God as the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ? What does genocide in the Bible have to do with the politics of the 21st century? This book explores, in typical Counterpoints format, the Old Testament
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April
Foundation Course in Spanish - Laurel Herbert Turk, Carlos A. SoléThis introductory program presents the fundamentals of the Spanish language with emphasis on communicative competence and contemporary culture. The text's wide range of structured and open-ended activities build all four skills. Computer Study Modules offer additional practice of vocabulary, grammar, and reading comprehension. Correlated to the text, the Telesituaciones Video features nine modules, each with a situation, thematic documentary shots, and functional, interactive segments of native speakers in authentic natural settings. The accompanying Telesituaciones Video workbook provides
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April
Integrating Differentiated Instruction and Understanding by Design: Connecting Content and Kids - Carol Ann Tomlinson, Jay McTigheConnecting content and kids in meaningful ways is what teachers strive to do every day. In tandem, UbD and DI help educators meet that goal by providing structures, tools, and guidance for developing curriculum and instruction that bring to students the best of what we know about effective teaching and learning.