High School Journalism

Author: Homer L. Hall,Logan H. Aimone

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781404218314

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 352

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Includes a brief history of American journalism and discusses the duties of a journalist, styles of writing, the parts of a newspaper, newspaper and yearbook design, photography, and careers in journalism.

The Behavior Code

A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students

Author: Jessica Minahan,Nancy Rappaport

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781612501369

Category: Education

Page: 268

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Based on a collaboration dating back nearly a decade, the authors--a behavioral analyst and a child psychiatrist--reveal their systematic approach for deciphering causes and patterns of difficult behaviors and how to match them with proven strategies for getting students back on track to learn. The Behavior Code includes user-friendly worksheets and other helpful resources.

Elephant Man

Author: Bernard Pomerance

Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

ISBN: 0802196012

Category: Drama

Page: 72

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"The Elephant Man" is based on the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century. A horribly deformed young man, who has been a freak attraction in traveling side shows, is found abandoned and helpless and is admitted for observation to Whitechapel, a prestigious London hospital. Under the care of a famous young doctor, who educates him and introduces him to London society, Merrick changes from a sensational object of pity to the urbane and witty favorite of the aristocracy and literati. But his belief that he can become a man like any other is a dream never to be realized.

Warriors Don't Cry

Author: Melba Beals

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416948821

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 240

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The author describes the threats and emotional abuse she endured from white student and adults along with her fears of endangering her family as she commited to being one of the first African American students to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957.

Birth, Death, and a Tractor

Connecting An Old Farm To a New Family

Author: Kelly Payson-Roopchand

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1608934128

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 272

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Once there were no stone walls. For the fiercely idealistic Yankee homesteader, a small family farm was worth fighting for, and the rocky soil yielded far more than walls. Cleared and plowed, it fed a family and provided a living. Oxen gave way to horses, horses to tractors, and still the farm persisted and the family persevered, each generation overcoming the challenges of their day. Two hundred years later, the farm, ever generous in its rewards, has not changed; but society has shifted, forgetting its connection to the land that nourishes us. It is time we remembered. Birth, Death and a Tractor is the story of a small family farm in Somerville, Maine, from its settling in the early 1800s to its perilous transfer to a new farm family in 2008. Chronicling the history of seven generations, it is a reminder of the role small farms have played in our national and family histories, and a challenge to find innovative ways to re-connect our communities to this rich but threatened resource.

Because of Savannah

Author: Sarah Patt

Publisher: Archway Publishing

ISBN: 1480819913

Category: Fiction

Page: 290

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Dakota Buchannan believes there can be nothing worse in life than losing her motheruntil her father suddenly dies, leaving her orphaned at sixteen. As she attempts to muddle her way through the funeral, Dakota is introduced to a man twice her age who looks remarkably like her father. Moments later, it is revealed that Luke is the son her father never knew he hadand her brother. Luke invites her to join his family with the option of returning to Fort Worth to live with her bachelor uncle if she is not happy. Despite influence from Lukes narcissistic wife, it does not take long before their adorable four-year-old daughter, Savannah, captivates Dakota. As things begin looking up for Dakota, she meets a college graduate at a barbeque, setting off fireworks in her love life. But when her uncle falls victim to a near fatal hit-and-run, Dakota is compelled to revisit her old home where the past collides with the present as she comes face-to-face with a killer and a shocking secret. In this gripping story, an orphaned teenager is led down an unexpected path through pain, fear, and danger to the eventual realization that everything in life happens for a reason.

Secrecy

The American Experience

Author: Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300080797

Category: History

Page: 262

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Traces the development of secrecy as a government policy over the twentieth century and its adverse effects on Cold War policy making

A Stronger Kinship

One Town's Extraordinary Story of Hope and Faith

Author: Anna-Lisa Cox

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 0316075698

Category: History

Page: 288

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Starting in the 1860s, the people of Covert, Michigan, broke laws and barriers to attempt what then seemed impossible: to love one's neighbor as oneself. This is the inspiring, true story of an extraordinary town where blacks and whites lived as equals.

Forgotten Patriots

The Untold Story of American Prisoners During the Revolutionary War

Author: Edwin G. Burrows

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0786727047

Category: History

Page: 360

View: 1921

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Between 1775 and 1783, some 200,000 Americans took up arms against the British Crown. Just over 6,800 of those men died in battle. About 25,000 became prisoners of war, most of them confined in New York City under conditions so atrocious that they perished by the thousands. Evidence suggests that at least 17,500 Americans may have died in these prisons—more than twice the number to die on the battlefield. It was in New York, not Boston or Philadelphia, where most Americans gave their lives for the cause of independence. New York City became the jailhouse of the American Revolution because it was the principal base of the Crown's military operations. Beginning with the bumper crop of American captives taken during the 1776 invasion of New York, captured Americans were stuffed into a hastily assembled collection of public buildings, sugar houses, and prison ships. The prisoners were shockingly overcrowded and chronically underfed—those who escaped alive told of comrades so hungry they ate their own clothes and shoes. Despite the extraordinary number of lives lost, Forgotten Patriots is the first-ever account of what took place in these hell-holes. The result is a unique perspective on the Revolutionary War as well as a sobering commentary on how Americans have remembered our struggle for independence—and how much we have forgotten.

Gifted young in science

potential through performance

Author: Paul Franz Brandwein,A. Harry Passow,Deborah C. Fort

Publisher: Natl Science Teachers Assn

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 422

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The Sword of Judith

Judith Studies Across the Disciplines

Author: Kevin R. Brine,Elena Ciletti,Henrike Lähnemann

Publisher: Open Book Publishers

ISBN: 1906924155

Category: Religion

Page: 511

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The Book of Judith tells the story of a fictitious Jewish woman beheading the general of the most powerful imaginable army to free her people. The parabolic story was set as an example of how God will help the righteous. Judith's heroic action not only became a validating charter myth of Judaism itself but has also been appropriated by many Christian and secular groupings, and has been an inspiration for numerous literary texts and works of art. It continues to exercise its power over artists, authors and academics and is becoming a major field of research in its own right. The Sword of Judith is the first multidisciplinary collection of essays to discuss representations of Judith throughout the centuries. It transforms our understanding across a wide range of disciplines. The collection includes new archival source studies, the translation of unpublished manuscripts, the translation of texts unavailable in English, and Judith images and music.

Nettie's Cartoons

Author: Annette Brown

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1312392320

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: N.A

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Nettie's cartoons are lighthearted comics which appeal to people of any age. They provide an ideal opportunity to have a few chuckles and improve your English at the same time.

440 COLLEGES FOR TOP STUDENTS 2008

Author: Peterson's

Publisher: Peterson''s

ISBN: 9780768923988

Category: Reference

Page: 530

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Top students seeking a stimulating collegiate experience will find a comprehensive selection of colleges to meet their needs. Easy to read profiles of each school include information on academics, student body, facilities, campus life, and more.

Established in Eden

Author: Carole C. Carlson

Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company

ISBN: 9780800709433

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 157

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The Decade of Blind Dates

Author: Richard Alther

Publisher: Lethe Press

ISBN: 1590210476

Category: Fiction

Page: 284

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"A divorced gay painter named Peter Bauman dives headfirst into the personal ads, in search of his soulmate. He dates a rabid Republican, a physician, and then a man whose passion is crocheting lace toilet roll covers. Eventually, his best friend Barry teaches him how to be a little more discerning when choosing his dates. Peter takes the handsome Maine woodsman more seriously, and then enters into a relationship with a British aristocrat who has AIDS. However, it's only after he reexamines his life painting portraits that he discovers his real soulmate."--From publisher's information.

This Day in American History, 4th ed.

Author: Ernie Gross,Roland H. Worth, Jr.

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786448393

Category: History

Page: 404

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"This up-to-date fourth edition of the most important and interesting data--on a day by day basis-- throughout American history includes more than 1,400 new entries with information on a wide variety of subjects--both the "important" matters and the lesser known but thought provoking incidents and phenomena (societal changes, unexpected events) that add richness and depth to American history"--Provided by publisher.