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October
Making Sense of Autism - Travis ThompsonWhen you're working with children who have autism, you're sure to have questions about a wide range of issues: challenging behavior, interventions, medications, effective partnerships with parents, and the nature of the disorder itself. Think of this book as your "autism primer"—the one you need to read first to get a solid, balanced understanding of what autism is, how it affects behavior and learning, and what you can do to effectively work with children with autism from their preschool years through elementary school. Expertly clarifying research and science, highly respected autism
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October
Sustainable Critical Infrastructure Systems: A Framework for Meeting 21st Century Imperatives - National Research CouncilFor the people of the United States, the 20th century was one of unprecedented population growth, economic development, and improved quality of life. The critical infrastructure systems-water, wastewater, power, transportation, and telecommunications-built in the 20th century have become so much a part of modern life that they are taken for granted. By 2030, 60 million more Americans will expect these systems to deliver essential services. Large segments and components of the nation's critical infrastructure systems are now 50 to 100 years old, and their performance and condition are
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October
Descriptive Physical Oceanography: An Introduction - Lynne D. Talley, George L. Pickard, William J. Emery, James H. SwiftThe 6e of "Descriptive Physical Oceanography" provides an introduction to descriptive physical oceanography for advanced undergraduates and graduate students. The emphasis is on large-scale oceanography, based mainly in observations, with some topics from waves and coastal oceanography also included. Topics include the physical properties of seawater, heat and salt budgets, instrumentation, data analysis methods, introductory dynamics, oceanography and climate variability of each of the oceans and of the global ocean, and brief introductions to the physical setting, waves, and coastal
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October
Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction - Paul G. Bahn, Bill TidyThis volume aims to reflect the enduring popularity of archaeology - a subject which appeals as a pastime, career, and academic discipline, encompasses the whole globe, and surveys 2.5 million years. From deserts to jungles, from deep caves to mountain tops, from pebble tools to satellite photographs, from excavation to abstract theory, archaeology interacts with nearly every other discipline in its attempts to reconstruct the past.
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October
A Friendly Introduction to Numerical Analysis - Brian BradieThis reader-friendly introduction to the fundamental concepts and techniques of numerical analysis/numerical methods develops concepts and techniques in a clear, concise, easy-to- read manner, followed by fully-worked examples. Application problems drawn from the literature of many different fields prepares readers to use the techniques covered to solve a wide variety of practical problems. Rootfinding. Systems of Equations. Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors. Interpolation and Curve Fitting. Numerical Differentiation and Integration. Numerical Methods for Initial Value Problems of Ordinary Differential
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October
Data Structures in Java: From Abstract Data Types to the Java Collections Framework - Simon GrayThis book focus is on the design of data structures and takes the reader through the design phase of developing the ADTs in abstract terms, then developing the methods, discussing the alternatives and potential pitfalls. Each collection type is presented as an Abstract Data Type(ADT) and then tested before implementation. There is extensive use of UML and all collections developed are designed to work within the Java Collections Framework(JCF). Readers who want to become independent problem-solvers and master abstraction, software testing and object-oriented concepts.
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October
Future Grace - John PiperThis book helps readers discover the key to overcoming sin and living a life that honors God. John Piper encourages believers to look ahead to the grace God provides for us on a day-by-day, moment-by-moment basis.
14
October
Scientific American Environmental Science for a Changing World - Anne Houtman, Susan Karr, Jeneen InterlandIThis book is in very good condition. Minimal wrinkles on front and back cover, but no damage to internal pages. Highly recommended for anyone!
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October
Seeing Red�Hollywood's Pixeled Skins: American Indians and Film - LeAnne Howe, Harvey Markowitz, Denise K. Cummings, Theodore C Van AlstAt once informative, comic, and plaintive, Seeing Red—Hollywood’s Pixeled Skins is an anthology of critical reviews that reexamines the ways in which American Indians have traditionally been portrayed in film. From George B. Seitz’s 1925 The Vanishing American to Rick Schroder’s 2004 Black Cloud, these 36 reviews by prominent scholars of American Indian Studies are accessible, personal, intimate, and oftentimes autobiographic. Seeing Red—Hollywood’s Pixeled Skins offers indispensible perspectives from American Indian cultures to foreground the dramatic, frequently ridiculous difference between the
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October
Economics: AS and A Level (Cambridge International Examinations) - Colin G. Bamford, Gordon CainEndorsed by CIE and written for the CIE syllabus. Economics: AS Level and A Level equips students with the skills needed to succeed in the examination, and describes how these skills and concepts will be examined by CIE.