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Don t Give Me the Scores Just the Stories

Author : Mike Edwards
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"The Wilderness Trail", is the journey of George "Bubba" Hunt. He is the son of Frank Hunt, the Legendary Government Hunter and Trapper. It is a true story of a kid who grew up in the mountains of California. It is the story of the struggles and adventures of a wide-eyed kid who dreamed of far away mountains and places that he had never seen. It is a quest to find the "Pioneer Spirit" in a modern world of shopping malls and freeways. It is the trail of adventures that lead to the remote Alaskan outback, and the reality of his dreams. The story will lift your heart, challenge your imagination, and move your spirit.

Sleepside Stories

Author : Greg Bear
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Collecting six stories in old paradigms, Sleepside features Greg Bear's outstanding fantasy writing: "Webster," "The White Horse Child," "Sleepside Story," "Dead Run," "Through Road No Whither," and "Petra." This edition also includes the special introduction by the author: "On Losing the Taint of Being a Cannibal."

How My Prank Stories In Social Media Web Sites Got Me Committed In The Psychiatric Ward At Bellevue Hospital

Author : Jimmy Correa
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I was thinking about when I depart this here good earth how do I want to go out, in a casket or in an urn, and then it hit me, in a can of chock full of nuts, you know the heavenly coffee tin. I hear it’s the best money can buy. Yep save my family the added expense of an expensive box, that I can’t take with me no how, so that’s my last request, maybe auction it off to the highest bidder. PT Barnum once said a sucker is born every minute, hahahaha I got a feeling they’ll be one or two takers, hahahaha Jimmy Blood, Sweat & Tears - And When I Die The Cyber Comedy section of the book is an international camaraderie between a man and a woman. No this is not a romance story, nor a spy thriller; but do hold on to your hats just the same cos they will pick your pockets and you will want to give them all you have just to keep them telling you more and more. Some think they are the reincarnation of Will & Grace, Ned & Stacey, Mork & Mindy, Sonny & Cher, Stiller & Meara, Lucy and Ricky, or Gracie and Allen but they sure know how to make you laugh without a script. I guarantee one thing if nothing else, you will laugh and then some but don’t take my word, read on!!!

From Teach For America to Teach For China

Author : Sara Lam
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This book examines the role of Teach For China in addressing educational equity and expanding public participation in education. The author uses the case of Teach For China to explore the broader theme of the mobility of education models between contexts characterized by neoliberalism and those characterized by strong state control. Transnational advocacy networks are increasingly influential in the education policy making process. These networks, comprised of entrepreneurs and education corporations, think tanks, philanthropists, and government agencies, facilitate the global mobility of policy models. It is widely accepted that an education model should not be transplanted from one context to another without careful consideration of how contextual differences might impact the model’s effectiveness. The book explores the argument that the same model is not only quantitatively different in terms of effectiveness, but that models can play qualitatively different roles in neoliberal and strong-state contexts, sometimes moving education reform in opposite directions. The book will appeal to anyone interested in global teacher education reform and equity in education.

Keeping Score

Author : Linda Sue Park
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Both Maggie Fortini and her brother, Joey-Mick, were named for baseball great Joe DiMaggio. Unlike Joey-Mick, Maggie doesn’t play baseball—but at almost ten years old, she is a dyed-in-the-wool fan of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Maggie can recite all the players’ statistics and understands the subtleties of the game. Unfortunately, Jim Maine is a Giants fan, but it’s Jim who teaches Maggie the fine art of scoring a baseball game. Not only can she revisit every play of every inning, but by keeping score she feels she’s more than just a fan: she’s helping her team. Jim is drafted into the army and sent to Korea, and although Maggie writes to him often, his silence is just one of a string of disappointments—being a Brooklyn Dodgers fan in the early 1950s meant season after season of near misses and year after year of dashed hopes. But Maggie goes on trying to help the Dodgers, and when she finds out that Jim needs help, too, she’s determined to provide it. Against a background of major league baseball and the Korean War on the home front, Maggie looks for, and finds, a way to make a difference. Even those readers who think they don’t care about baseball will be drawn into the world of the true and ardent fan. Linda Sue Park’s captivating story will, of course, delight those who are already keeping score.

Outside the Box Rethinking ADD ADHD in Children and Adults

Author : Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D.
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Outside the Box: Rethinking ADD/ADHD in Children and Adults -- A Practical Guide identifies assumptions about ADD/ADHD that demand reevaluation in light of recent research. Building upon a current, science-based foundation, the book describes in practical terms how ADHD can be recognized at various ages; how it differs from more typical brain development; how it can significantly impair those affected; and how it can safely, and in most cases effectively, be treated in children and adults. The book is based upon current scientific research but also on the experience and perspective of the author, a clinician who has devoted more than 35 years to studying this disorder formally and countless hours to engaging with and providing treatment for a diversity of children, teenagers, and adults with ADHD and related problems. The book's audience is the wide variety of clinicians involved in assessing, treating, and/or monitoring the care of children and adults with this disorder (e.g., pediatricians, primary care physicians, psychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, and clinical social workers) and also educators, disability service providers, human resource specialists, and the adolescents and adults who seek more information about ADHD assessment and treatment for themselves or for family or friends. The book offers practical, accessible information that is grounded in the latest research: * The book is focused not primarily on details of academic arguments but on practical aspects of ADHD -- how it varies from one person to another, how it changes over the life span, how treatments need to be adjusted for different individuals, and how it sometimes gets worse and sometimes gets better.* Emphasizing that ADHD is not a simple problem of failing to listen or staying focused on a task, the author examines research demonstrating that ADHD results from impairment of a complex syndrome of brain functions essential for self-management, the "executive functions." * While DSM-5 is acknowledged as a valuable source of information about ADHD, this book draws upon a wider range of scientific research and perspectives not yet incorporated into DSM. * Although accessible to the general reader, the text includes citations to sources that can be used to obtain additional, more technical information. Utterly current and scientifically based, Outside the Box: Rethinking ADD/ADHD in Children and Adults -- A Practical Guide challenges old thinking and provides much-needed information and support to clinicians, educators, patients, and families.

The EC Archives Tales from the Crypt Volume 1

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As any fan of comics knows, EC comics still represent the best of Golden Age writing and artwork. Now, Dark Horse Books is proud to bring you the very first issues of EC’s Tales from the Crypt, featuring the amazing artistic talents of Johnny Craig, Al Feldstein, George Roussos, Wally Wood, Harvey Kurtzman, Graham Ingels, and Jack Kamen! Collects The Crypt of Terror#17–#19 and Tales from the Crypt #20–#22 in full color!

Jim Crow s Children

Author : Peter Irons
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Peter Irons, acclaimed historian and author of A People History of the Supreme Court, explores of one of the supreme court's most important decisions and its disappointing aftermath In 1954 the U.S. Supreme Court sounded the death knell for school segregation with its decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. So goes the conventional wisdom. Weaving together vivid portraits of lawyers and such judges as Thurgood Marshall and Earl Warren, sketches of numerous black children throughout history whose parents joined lawsuits against Jim Crow schools, and gripping courtroom drama scenes, Irons shows how the erosion of the Brown decision—especially by the Court’s rulings over the past three decades—has led to the “resegregation” of public education in America.

Making Health Public

Author : Charles L. Briggs
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This book examines the relationship between media and medicine, considering the fundamental role of news coverage in constructing wider cultural understandings of health and disease. The authors advance the notion of ‘biomediatization’ and demonstrate how health knowledge is co-produced through connections between dispersed sites and forms of expertise. The chapters offer an innovative combination of media content analysis and ethnographic data on the production and circulation of health news, drawing on work with journalists, clinicians, health officials, medical researchers, marketers, and audiences. The volume provides students and scholars with unique insight into the significance and complexity of what health news does and how it is created.

Advancing the Story

Author : Debora Halpern Wenger
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"This textbook takes a systematic approach to teaching broadcast and multimedia journalism to students. Easy to follow [and] very relatable for students. Visually appealing...Love this textbook." —Beth Bingham Georges, California State University, Fullerton Updated Edition of Bestseller! It’s a multimedia world, and today’s journalists must develop a multimedia mindset. How does this way of thinking change the newsgathering and news production processes? Having conceived of and written their book in this changed media landscape, broadcast veterans Wenger and Potter seamlessly build on the fundamentals of good news reporting while teaching students to use depth, interactivity and immediacy as they maximize the advantages of each platform. While retaining the book’s clear instruction and advice from those in the trenches, Advancing the Story, Fourth Edition has been updated to reflect the latest issues and trends with: greater emphasis on social media and mobile media to gather, promote and disseminate news content; expanded coverage of media ethics and media law; extended examples of effective reporting across multiple platforms; updated writing exercises and new resources for reviewing AP style; and additional interviews with journalists at the forefront of industry changes. Visit for interactive chapter modules, skill-building tutorials, and analysis from journalism experts. Instructors! Visit the author’s blog at for discussion starters, teaching tips, and more!

The Peabody Bulletin

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Ways of Assessing Children and Curriculum

Author : Celia Genishi
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This text is a response to the increasingly widespread practice of administering standardised tests to preschool and primary-grade children. As Celia Genishi points out, such traditional tests are often misused and fail to measure many significant aspects of children's growth and learning.


Author : David W. Jones
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Three frogs are sitting on a log. Two decide to jump. How many frogs are left? Three. Deciding to jump means nothing. Action is everything. Poignant stories, parables, and quotes can not only bring life to a sermon, speech, or presentation, they can help the hearers to take flight and go from listeners to doers.

Storytelling Narrative and the Thematic Apperception Test

Author : Phebe Cramer
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This volume is about a particular kind of story-telling. Known as the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT), it is a systematic approach to story-telling that provides clinicians with an effective method for investigating those original and highly personal themes that constitute the unique personality of each individual. The first half of the book illuminates the meaning of narratives and the second half explores their implications for therapeutic understanding and treatment. Topics covered include: The history and development of the TAT The importance of context in storytelling How stories are transformed over time What narratives may reveal about personality organization How narratives may alter according to age, gender, or as a result of defense mechanisms The use of the TAT for research studies

Ogbanje Twins and Other Stories

Author : Keemholems Ojei
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“Ogbanje” Twins and Other Stories By: Keemholems Ojei Ejime and Onyishi were born identical, and quite brilliant, twins. Their birth process was witnessed by their helpless, impoverished father in their sitting room. The twins survived, but their mother died just a few minutes after giving birth to them. This tragedy could have been a mirror of their mother’s nightmare a few nights before, in which she was in communication with her late father who laid a curse upon her. The pretty twins grew up motherless under the tutelage of their father, Chris, and a maid. Their excellent results in pure sciences in their final high school exams catapulted them into the limelight from obscurity. They secured double scholarships from the state and federal government to study Electronics/Computer Engineering and Medicine respectively, in Cambridge University, Massachusetts, USA. But, by the impulse of man’s inhumanity to man, the influence of fate and what appeared like the “Ogbanje” spirit, wriggled out their ugly heads, and needed God’s urgent intervention. In this direction, the awkwardness of man’s wickedness to man dimmed a somewhat bright light.

Voices in the Glen A Collection of Scots Irish Short Stories

Author : Gardiner M. Weir
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These short stories are set primarily in the farmland of County Antrim in Northern Ireland during the author=s youth in the nineteen forties and fifties, but some feature Scots Irish in America and England during that same period. County Antrim has strong residual connections to Scotland that are reflected in the manner of speech and in the social values that the author experienced during his youthChard work, religious belief and valuing family connections. Long before television entered the home, family and neighborhood get-togethers were common, often around the hearth fire, especially in the winter months. During those times it was common for older members to mention their escapades in not just the Second World War but the First World War and even the Boer War. The very human lives of these wholesome people, their sorrow, happiness, humor and futility, are picturesquely captured in the author=s sensitive, homespun stories.

Loving Sports When They Don t Love You Back

Author : Jessica Luther
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Triumphant wins, gut-wrenching losses, last-second shots, underdogs, competition, and loyalty—it’s fun to be a fan. But when a football player takes a hit to the head after yet another study has warned of the dangers of CTE, or when a team whose mascot was born in an era of racism and bigotry takes the field, or when a relief pitcher accused of domestic violence saves the game, how is one to cheer? Welcome to the club for sports fans who care too much. In Loving Sports When They Don’t Love You Back, acclaimed sports writers Jessica Luther and Kavitha A. Davidson tackle the most pressing issues in sports, why they matter, and how we can do better. For the authors, “sticking to sports” is not an option—not when our taxes are paying for the stadiums, and college athletes aren’t getting paid at all. But simply quitting a favorite team won’t change corrupt and deplorable practices, and the root causes of many of these problems are endemic in our wider society. An essential read for modern fans, Loving Sports When They Don’t Love You Back challenges the status quo and explores how we might begin to reconcile our conscience with our fandom.

G A HENTY Ultimate Collection 100 Historical Novels Adventure Tales Short Stories

Author : G. A. Henty
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e-artnow presents to you this meticulously edited G. A. Henty collection: Novels: A Search for a Secret All But Lost Out on the Pampas The Young Franc-Tireurs The Young Buglers The Cornet of Horse In Times of Peril Facing Death, The Hero of the Vaughan Pit Winning His Spurs (Boy Knight) Friends Though Divided Jack Archer Under Drake's Flag By Sheer Pluck With Clive in India In Freedom's Cause St. George For England True to the Old Flag The Young Colonists The Dragon and the Raven For Name and Fame The Lion of the North Through the Fray The Bravest of the Brave A Final Reckoning The Young Carthaginian With Wolfe in Canada Bonnie Prince Charlie For the Temple In the Reign of Terror Orange and Green Captain Bayley's Heir The Cat of Bubastes The Curse of Carne's Hold The Lion of St. Mark By Pike and Dyke One of the 28th With Lee in Virginia By England's Aid By Right of Conquest Chapter of Adventures Maori and Settler The Dash For Khartoum Held Fast for England Redskin and Cowboy Beric the Briton Condemned as a Nihilist In Greek Waters Rujub, the Juggler Dorothy's Double A Jacobite Exile Saint Bartholomew's Eve Through the Sikh War In the Heart of the Rockies When London Burned A Girl of the Commune Wulf The Saxon A Knight of the White Cross Through Russian Snows The Tiger of Mysore At Agincourt On the Irrawaddy The Queen's Cup With Cochrane the Dauntless Colonel Thorndyke's Secret A March on London With Frederick the Great With Moore at Corunna Among Malay Pirates At Aboukir and Acre Both Sides the Border The Golden Cañon The Stone Chest The Lost Heir Under Wellington's Command In the Hands of the Cave Dwellers No Surrender! A Roving Commission Won by the Sword In the Irish Brigade Out With Garibaldi With Buller in Natal At the Point of the Bayonet To Herat and Cabul With Roberts to Pretoria The Treasure of the Incas With Kitchener in the Soudan With the British Legion Through Three Campaigns With the Allies to Pekin By Conduct and Courage Short Stories Historical Works Other Writings

Little Stories of Married Life

Author : Mary Stewart Cutting
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Reproduction of the original: Little Stories of Married Life by Mary Stewart Cutting

The Golden Age of British Short Stories 1890 1914

Author : Philip Hensher
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'Excellent, entertaining and ingenious ... from Oscar Wilde to Arthur Conan Doyle, this fine anthology celebrates one of the richest moments in Britain's literary history' Sunday Times The quarter century between 1890 and the outbreak of the First World War saw an extraordinary boom in the popularity and quality of short stories in Britain, fuelled by a large, eager new magazine readership. The great writers of the age produced some of their finest work, and literary genres - the ghost story, science fiction - took shape. This richly varied, endlessly entertaining anthology brings together authors from Katherine Mansfield to Rudyard Kipling, James Joyce to Saki, H. G. Wells to Rebecca West. It celebrates a teeming, innovative world of literary achievement. Edited with an introduction by Philip Hensher