The Thesis and the Book

The Thesis and the Book
Author: Eleanor Harman,Ian Montagnes,Siobhan McMenemy,Chris Bucci
Pages: 104
ISBN: 0802085881
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Release: 2003-01-01
Editor: University of Toronto Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The Thesis and the Book: A Guide for First-Time Academic Authors, revised and expanded in this second edition, will continue to provide the best overview of the process of revising a dissertation for publication.

My First Piano Adventure

My First Piano Adventure
Author: Nancy Faber,Randall Faber
Pages: 64
ISBN: 161677620X
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Release: 2007-01-01
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Piano/Keyboard Methods/Series

Dinotopia First Flight

Dinotopia  First Flight
Author: James Gurney
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9781606600573
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Release: 2014-04-23
Editor: Courier Corporation
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Gurney takes us back to Dinotopia's ancient past, where the empire of Poseidos is about to capture the peaceful dinosaurs by using robotic technology. This expanded anniversary edition features a wealth of all-new material by the author.

The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give
Author: Angie Thomas
Pages: 437
ISBN: 1406387932
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Release: 2018-08
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Read the book that inspired the movie! Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend, Khalil, by a police officer. Now what Starr says could destroy her community. It could also get her killed. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, this is a powerful and gripping novel about one girl's struggle for justice.

Little Kids First Big Book of Why

Little Kids First Big Book of Why
Author: Amy Shields
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781426307935
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Release: 2011
Editor: National Geographic Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Provides answers to commonly asked questions such as "Why does my skin wrinkle in the tub?" and "Why do we see a rainbow?"

The First Book of Fashion

The First Book of Fashion
Author: Ulinka Rublack,Maria Hayward,Jenny Tiramani
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9781474249904
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Release: 2021-02-11
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This captivating book reproduces arguably the most extraordinary primary source documents in fashion history. Providing a revealing window onto the Renaissance, they chronicle how style-conscious accountant Matthäus Schwarz and his son Veit Konrad experienced life through clothes, and climbed the social ladder through fastidious management of self-image. These bourgeois dandies' agenda resonates as powerfully today as it did in the sixteenth century: one has to dress to impress, and dress to impress they did. The Schwarzes recorded their sartorial triumphs as well as failures in life in a series of portraits by illuminists over 60 years, which have been comprehensively reproduced in full color for the first time. These exquisite illustrations are accompanied by the Schwarzes' fashion-focussed yet at times deeply personal captions, which render the pair the world's first fashion bloggers and pioneers of everyday portraiture. The First Book of Fashion demonstrates how dress – seemingly both ephemeral and trivial – is a potent tool in the right hands. Beyond this, it colorfully recaptures the experience of Renaissance life and reveals the importance of clothing to the aesthetics and every day culture of the period. Historians Ulinka Rublack's and Maria Hayward's insightful commentaries create an unparalleled portrait of sixteenth-century dress that is both strikingly modern and thorough in its description of a true Renaissance fashionista's wardrobe. This first English translation also includes a bespoke pattern by TONY award-winning costume designer and dress historian Jenny Tiramani, from which readers can recreate one of Schwarz's most elaborate and politically significant outfits.

Making Faces

Making Faces
Author: Abrams Appleseed
Pages: 14
ISBN: 9781683350354
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Release: 2017-05-30
Editor: Abrams
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This baby is happy. Can you make a happy face? Find the happy baby! This bold, beautiful board book features six essential facial expressions: happy, sad, angry, surprised, silly, and sleepy. The idea is simple: Show a large, establishing image of a baby’s face, then children making the same face, then ask the reader to find that baby among several other faces. The very last spread includes all of the baby faces and a mirror so babies can watch themselves make every face imaginable.

Amina s Song

Amina s Song
Author: Hena Khan
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781534459908
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Release: 2021-03-09
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In the companion novel to the beloved and award-winning Amina’s Voice, Amina once again uses her voice to bridge the places, people, and communities she loves—this time across continents. It’s the last few days of her vacation in Pakistan, and Amina has loved every minute of it. The food, the shops, the time she’s spent with her family—all of it holds a special place in Amina’s heart. Now that the school year is starting again, she’s sad to leave, but also excited to share the wonders of Pakistan with her friends back in Greendale. After she’s home, though, her friends don’t seem overly interested in her trip. And when she decides to do a presentation on Pakistani hero Malala Yousafzai, her classmates focus on the worst parts of the story. How can Amina share the beauty of Pakistan when no one wants to listen?

VIP Mahalia Jackson

VIP  Mahalia Jackson
Author: Denise Lewis Patrick
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9780062889690
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Release: 2021-05-04
Editor: HarperCollins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Get ready to sing for justice with Mahalia Jackson in this exciting middle grade nonfiction biography. Perfect for fans of the Who Was and Little Leaders series, the books in the VIP series tell the true—and amazing—stories of some of history's greatest trailblazers. Meet the VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE who changed the world! Mahalia Jackson was known as the queen of gospel music. A close friend of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s, she was also a civil rights activist who sang at the March on Washington. And she traveled the world, too! Experience all the inspiring moments in Mahalia’s big life in this thrilling biography, packed with two-color illustrations and fun facts, like who invented rock and roll! Short and engaging chapters are interspersed with special lists and other information made to order to engage kids, whether they're already biography fans or "have to" write a report for school. Extras include a timeline, a bibliography, and a hall of fame of other musicians and civil rights activists. The VIP series features stirring adventures and fun facts about some of history's greatest trailblazers—smart, tough, persevering innovators who will excite today's kids. Featuring underappreciated historical figures and groups, with a focus on leaders in science, activism, and the arts, the nonfiction biographies in the VIP series are fun and appealing. Just looking at the cover will make kids want to learn more about these VIPs, and once they dive in they will zoom through stories that read like adventures. Each book in the VIP series allows your middle grader to experience all the fascinating moments in some very important but lesser known lives. These biographies for kids age 9-12 include: VIP: Dr. Mae Jemison: Brave Rocketeer; VIP: Lewis Latimer: Engineering Wizard; VIP: Mahalia Jackson: Freedom's Voice; and VIP: Lydia Darragh: Unexpected Spy.

Bink Gollie

Bink   Gollie
Author: Kate DiCamillo,Alison McGhee
Pages: 81
ISBN: 9780763632663
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Release: 2010
Editor: Candlewick Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Two roller-skating best friends--one tiny, one tall--share three comical adventures involving outrageously bright socks, an impromptu trek to the Andes, and a most unlikely marvelous companion.

My First Book of Birds

My First Book of Birds
Author: Anonim
Pages: 56
ISBN: 1406394181
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Release: 2021-04
Editor: My First Book of
Language: en

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My First Book of Planets All about the Solar System for Kids

My First Book of Planets  All about the Solar System for Kids
Author: Bruce Betts
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1646118367
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Release: 2020-06-16
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space
Author: Catherine D. Hughes
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781426310140
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Release: 2012
Editor: National Geographic Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Introduces basic concepts about outer space, from the sun and the moon to the planets and space exploration.

My First Book of Vietnamese Words

My First Book of Vietnamese Words
Author: Phuoc Thi Minh Tran
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781462919468
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Release: 2017-08-29
Editor: Tuttle Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

**Winner Creative Child Magazine 2018 Book of the Year Award** **2017 Freeman Book Award Honorable Mention for Children's Literature** My First Book of Vietnamese Words is a beautifully illustrated book that introduces Vietnamese language and culture to young children through everyday words. This Vietnamese children's book teaches in a playful way—combining the familiar ABC rhyming structure with vivid illustrations to encourage young children's natural language learning abilities. Words kids use every day in English are joined by words unique to Vietnamese culture to give kids a glimpse of Vietnamese life and to show how, despite cultural differences, children all over the world have a lot in common. Linguistic and cultural notes are added to enhance the kids' adventure in a land that's modern yet filled with beautiful traditions.

Debt

Debt
Author: David Graeber
Pages: 534
ISBN: 0143422715
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Release: 2014
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Graeber radically challenges our understanding of debt. He illustrates how for more than 5000 years-long before the invention of coins or bills-there existed debtors and creditors who used elaborate credit systems to buy and sell goods.

The David Story A Translation with Commentary of 1 and 2 Samuel

The David Story  A Translation with Commentary of 1 and 2 Samuel
Author: Robert Alter
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9780393070255
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Release: 2009-10-21
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"A masterpiece of contemporary Bible translation and commentary."—Los Angeles Times Book Review, Best Books of 1999 Acclaimed for its masterful new translation and insightful commentary, The David Story is a fresh, vivid rendition of one of the great works in Western literature. Robert Alter's brilliant translation gives us David, the beautiful, musical hero who slays Goliath and, through his struggles with Saul, advances to the kingship of Israel. But this David is also fully human: an ambitious, calculating man who navigates his life's course with a flawed moral vision. The consequences for him, his family, and his nation are tragic and bloody. Historical personage and full-blooded imagining, David is the creation of a literary artist comparable to the Shakespeare of the history plays.

First Things First

First Things First
Author: Stephen R. Covey,A. Roger Merrill,Rebecca R. Merrill
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781633532229
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Release: 2015-07-14
Editor: Mango Media Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The New York Times–bestselling time management book from the author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Stephen R. Covey’s First Things First is the gold standard for time management books. His principle-centered approach for prioritizing gives you time management tips that enable you to make changes and sacrifices needed in order to obtain happiness and retain a feeling of security. First Things First: The Interactive Edition takes Dr. Covey’s philosophy and remasters the entire text to include easy-to-understand infographics, analysis, and more. This time-saving version of First Things First is the efficient way to apply Dr. Covey’s tested and validated time management tips, while retaining his core message. This guide will help you: • Get more done in less time • Develop and retain rich relationships • Attain inner peace • Create balance in your life • And, put first things first “Covey is the hottest self-improvement consultant to hit US business since Dale Carnegie.” —USA Today “Covey has reached the apex with First Things First. This is an important work. I can’t think of anyone who wouldn’t be helped by reading it.” —Larry King, CNN “These goals embody a perfect balance of the mental, the physical, the spiritual, and the social.” —Booklist

Head First Python

Head First Python
Author: Paul Barry
Pages: 494
ISBN: 9781449396695
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Release: 2010-11-15
Editor: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Ever wished you could learn Python from a book? Head First Python is a complete learning experience for Python that helps you learn the language through a unique method that goes beyond syntax and how-to manuals, helping you understand how to be a great Python programmer. You'll quickly learn the language's fundamentals, then move onto persistence, exception handling, web development, SQLite, data wrangling, and Google App Engine. You'll also learn how to write mobile apps for Android, all thanks to the power that Python gives you. We think your time is too valuable to waste struggling with new concepts. Using the latest research in cognitive science and learning theory to craft a multi-sensory learning experience, Head First Python uses a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works, not a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep.

Knowledge First

Knowledge First
Author: J. Adam Carter,Emma C. Gordon,Benjamin Jarvis
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780191025617
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Release: 2017-11-10
Editor: Oxford University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

'Knowledge-First' constitutes what is widely regarded as one of the most significant innovations in contemporary epistemology in the past 25 years. Knowledge-first epistemology is the idea that knowledge per se should not be analysed in terms of its constituent parts (e.g., justification, belief), but rather that these and other notions should be analysed in terms of the concept of knowledge. This volume features a substantive introduction and 13 original essays from leading and up-and-coming philosophers on the topic of knowledge-first philosophy. The contributors' essays range from foundational issues to applications of this project to other disciplines including the philosophy of mind, the philosophy of perception, ethics and action theory. Knowledge First: Approaches in Epistemology and Mind aims to provide a relatively open-ended forum for creative and original scholarship with the potential to contribute and advance debates connected with this philosophical project.

First Over There

First Over There
Author: Matthew J. Davenport
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781466860278
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Release: 2015-05-12
Editor: Macmillan
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The riveting true story of America's first modern military battle, its first military victory during World War One, and its first steps onto the world stage At first light on Tuesday, May 28th, 1918, waves of American riflemen from the U.S. Army's 1st Division climbed from their trenches, charged across the shell-scarred French dirt of no-man's-land, and captured the hilltop village of Cantigny from the grip of the German Army. Those who survived the enemy machine-gun fire and hand-to-hand fighting held on for the next two days and nights in shallow foxholes under the sting of mustard gas and crushing steel of artillery fire. Thirteen months after the United States entered World War I, these 3,500 soldiers became the first "doughboys" to enter the fight. The operation, the first American attack ever supported by tanks, airplanes, and modern artillery, was ordered by the leader of America's forces in Europe, General John "Black Jack" Pershing, and planned by a young staff officer, Lieutenant Colonel George C. Marshall, who would fill the lead role in World War II twenty-six years later. Drawing on the letters, diaries, and reports by the men themselves, Matthew J. Davenport's First Over There tells the inspiring, untold story of these soldiers and their journey to victory on the Western Front in the Battle of Cantigny. The first American battle of the "war to end all wars" would mark not only its first victory abroad, but the birth of its modern Army.