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May
Auschwitz and After - Charlotte Delbo, Rosette C. Lamont, Lawrence L. LangerIn March 1942, French police arrested Charlotte Delbo and her husband, the resistance leader Georges Dudach, as they were preparing to distribute anti-German leaflets in Paris. The French turned them over to the Gestapo, who imprisoned them. Dudach was executed by firing squad in May; Delbo remained in prison until January 1943, when she was deported to Auschwitz and then to Ravensbruck, where she remained until the end of the war. This book - Delbo's vignettes, poems and prose poems of life in the concentration camp and afterwards - is a literary memoir. It is a document by a female resistance
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May
Gifted Children: A Guide for Parents and Professionals - Kate DistinThis is an informative exploration of the mystery of the gifted mind and social and emotional needs of gifted children and their families. It identifies self-acceptance and communication as key skills for children whose exceptional abilities are often accompanied by poor social skills and dyslexia.
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May
Island of the Blue Dolphins - Scott O'DellIn the Pacific there is an island that looks like a big fish sunning itself in the sea. Around it, blue dolphins swim, otters play, and sea elephants and sea birds abound. once, Indians also lived on the island. And when they left and sailed to the east, one young girl was left behind. — This is the story of Karana, the Indian girl who lived alone for years on the Island of the Blue Dolphins. Year after year, she watched one season pass into another and waited for a ship to take her away. But while she waited, she kept herself alive by building shelter, making weapons, finding food, and fighting
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May
Painless Grammar - Rebecca S. ElliottCombines instruction in parts of speech and sentence structure with examples, illustrations, and examination of some of the peculiar words in the English language. This text contains a chapter on e-mail communication and etiquette, as well as a chapter on how to edit a school paper.
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May
God and His Demons - Michael ParentiA noted author and activist brings his critical acumen and rhetorical skills to bear on the dark side of religion, from the many evils committed in the name of "holy causes" throughout history to the vast hypocrisies of its unworthy advocates past and present. Unlike some recent popular works by stridently outspoken atheists, this is not a blanket condemnation of all believers. Rather the author's focus is the heartless exploitation of faithful followers by those in power, as well as sectarian intolerance, the violence against heretics and nonbelievers, and the reactionary political and economic
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May
Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: An Activity Approach - Albert B. Bennett, Ted Nelson, Laurie J. BurtonDesigned for a mathematics for elementary school teachers course where instructors choose to focus on and/or take an activities approach to learning. This text contains an activity set that corresponds to each section of the companion text, Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Conceptual Approach.
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May
Basic Geological Mapping - Richard J. Lisle, Peter J. Brabham, John W. BarnesPart of The Geological Field Guide Series, Basic Geological Mapping, 5th Edition is an essential basic guide to field techniques in mapping geology. Now completely revised and updated the book retains the concise clarity which has made it an indispensable instant reference in its previous editions. It provides the reader with all the necessary practical information and techniques that they will need while carrying out work in the field, covering a wide spectrum of different conditions, needs and types of countries. This edition covers new developments in technology including Google Earth and the
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May
Advanced Calculus of Several Variables - Charles Henry EdwardsModern conceptual treatment of multivariable calculus, emphasizing the interplay of geometry and analysis via linear algebra and the approximation of nonlinear mappings by linear ones. At the same time, ample attention is paid to the classical applications and computational methods. Hundreds of examples, problems and figures. 1973 edition.
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May
The Science of Self-Realization - A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami PrabhupādaWithin the interviews, lectures, essays, and letters of this book, Srila Prabhupada talks about practicing yoga in the modern age. Topics include karma and reincarnation superconsciousness, how to choose a guru, Krishna and Christ, and spiritual solutions to today's social and economic problems.
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May
Walls: Why Everybody's Stuck (and Nobody Has to Be) - Ryan RushWalls: They’re anything that keeps you from living the life God intended for you. They cut you off from family, freedom, and friends. And when you’re faced with a wall—whether it goes up after a life circumstance like losing your job or divorcing, or whether there just seems to be an emotional/spiritual barrier that keeps you from fully connecting to God—what do you do? Well, Pastor Ryan Rush believes you have two options. A breakdown . . . or a breakthrough. Through practical insights and inspiring stories about people who “broke through” a wall in their spiritual life, Ryan guides you through