Hello, Jell-O!

50+ Inventive Recipes for Gelatin Treats and Jiggly Sweets

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Author: Victoria Belanger

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 1607741121

Category: Cooking

Page: 128

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Food blogger Victoria Belanger shares the secrets to creating inspired, modern gelatin desserts—with fresh fruits and flavors, new twists on trendy treats, and easy but artistic presentations. A classic, nostalgic treat is getting a makeover, thanks to innovative culinary bloggers like Victoria Belanger—aka the Jello Mold Mistress of Brooklyn—whose jiggly creations have caught the eye of food journalists, trendspotters, and a new generation of food crafters. In Hello, Jell-O!, Belanger shares her secrets for turning humble gelatin into impressive yet economical desserts that will steal the show at your next party or potluck. Featuring holiday crowd-pleasers such as Pumpkin Pie and Eggnog Rum, kid-friendly favorites like Root Beer Float Squares, grownup boozy bites like Sparkling Champagne and Strawberries, and vegan delights like Watermelon Basil Agar, the Jello Mold Mistress serves up recipes for every occasion. The deliciously wiggly versions of Key Lime Pie, Chai Tea Panna Cotta, and Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups will charm the inner child in every sophisticated home cook. Readers can create these whimsical recipes using their favorite gelatin products, from unflavored gelatin powders to preflavored gelatins from popular brands like Knox and Jell-O (both brands are registered trademarks, and their owners are not sponsors of Hello, Jell-O! or otherwise affiliated with the book).

Scripting with Objects

A Comparative Presentation of Object-Oriented Scripting with Perl and Python

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Author: Avinash C. Kak

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119461146

Category: Computers

Page: 1320

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Object-Oriented scripting with Perl and Python Scripting languages are becoming increasingly important for software development. These higher-level languages, with their built-in easy-to-use data structures are convenient for programmers to use as "glue" languages for assembling multi-language applications and for quick prototyping of software architectures. Scripting languages are also used extensively in Web-based applications. Based on the same overall philosophy that made Programming with Objects such a wide success, Scripting with Objects takes a novel dual-language approach to learning advanced scripting with Perl and Python, the dominant languages of the genre. This method of comparing basic syntax and writing application-level scripts is designed to give readers a more comprehensive and expansive perspective on the subject. Beginning with an overview of the importance of scripting languages—and how they differ from mainstream systems programming languages—the book explores: Regular expressions for string processing The notion of a class in Perl and Python Inheritance and polymorphism in Perl and Python Handling exceptions Abstract classes and methods in Perl and Python Weak references for memory management Scripting for graphical user interfaces Multithreaded scripting Scripting for network programming Interacting with databases Processing XML with Perl and Python This book serves as an excellent textbook for a one-semester undergraduate course on advanced scripting in which the students have some prior experience using Perl and Python, or for a two-semester course for students who will be experiencing scripting for the first time. Scripting with Objects is also an ideal resource for industry professionals who are making the transition from Perl to Python, or vice versa.

Mudluscious

Stories and Activities Featuring Food for Preschool Children

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Author: Jan Irving,Robin Currie

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9780872875173

Category: Education

Page: 259

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Resources to use for preschool and early elementary children.

The Spring Dance from the Black Lagoon

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Author: Mike Thaler

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545375592

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

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These fun-filled chapter books mix school, monsters, and common kid problems with hilarious results. You'll scream with laughter! It's spring and Hubie's class is having a dance. Everyone has to go. Everyone has to dance...with girls! But Hubie has two left feet and all the wrong moves. Plus his dance teacher is the size of a football player. Will Hubie sweep his partner off her feer, or will he end up flat on his face?

Summer Bridge Activities®, Grades 1 - 2

Canadian Edition

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing

ISBN: 162057912X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 178

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Summer Bridge Activities(R) for bridging grades 1–2 is designed specifically for preparing Canadian first-grade students for the new year ahead. Reviewed by Canadian teachers and students, this workbook features daily activities in reading, writing, math, and language arts plus a bonus section focusing on character development and healthy lifestyles. The exercises are easy to understand and are presented in a way that allows your child to review familiar skills and then be progressively challenged on more difficult subjects. Give your children the head start they deserve with this fun, easy-to-use, award-winning series, and make learning a yearlong adventure! 160 full-colour perforated pages and an answer key.

A Bay Breeze

A Novel Exploring the Concepts of Faith and Free Will

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Author: R. E. Koslow

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1440105650

Category: Fiction

Page: 232

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Everyday billions of people wake up thinking that a god is watching over them as they freely make choices in their lives. Dr. Alan Kosciol, noted neurobiologist, once believed that to be true. But years of research have turned his notion of gods, faith and free will upside down. In this novel, Dr. Kosciol embarks on a visiting lecture series where he debates the concepts of spirituality and free choice. Returning to his alma mater, Alan finds himself face to face with Robert, his deeply religious brother, and Lori, a lost, but not forgotten, love. All three are united through a series of events that centers on a bioterrorist action that has potentially devastating consequences. However, an underlying theme revolving around the age-old debate of nature versus nurture, and of free will versus predestination, seeps into every page. A Bay Breeze is not simply another novel about human behavior. From the first page, the reader will begin to question not only the characters' actions, but their own beliefs about gods, good and evil, and predestination. One cannot leave this experience without examining their own foundational beliefs in a god . and wondering if they really have a free will to choose, or are they simply slaves to their own biochemistry.

Julie of the Wolves

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Author: Jean Craighead George

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062429744

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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The thrilling Newbery Medal–winning classic about an Eskimo girl lost on the Alaskan tundra Julie of the Wolves is a staple in the canon of children’s literature and the first in the Julie trilogy. The survival theme makes it a good pick for fans of wilderness adventures such as My Side of the Mountain, Hatchet, or Island of the Blue Dolphins. This edition, perfect for classroom or home use, includes John Schoenherr’s original scratchboard illustrations throughout, as well as bonus materials such as an introduction written by Jean Craighead George’s children, the author’s Newbery acceptance speech, selections from her field notebooks, a discussion guide, and a further reading guide. To her small Eskimo village, she is known as Miyax; to her friend in San Francisco, she is Julie. When her life in the village becomes dangerous, Miyax runs away, only to find herself lost in the Alaskan wilderness. Miyax tries to survive by copying the ways of a pack of wolves and soon grows to love her new wolf family. Life in the wilderness is a struggle, but when she finds her way back to civilization, Miyax is torn between her old and new lives. Is she Miyax of the Eskimos—or Julie of the wolves? Don't miss any of the books in Jean Craighead George's groundbreaking series: Julie of the Wolves, Julie, and Julie's Wolf Pack.

Programming with Objects

A Comparative Presentation of Object-Oriented Programming With C++ and Java

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Author: Avinash C. Kak

Publisher: Wiley-IEEE Press

ISBN: 9780471268529

Category: Computers

Page: 1144

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Your essential comparative approach to learning C++ and Java Programming with Objects: A Comparative Presentation of Object-Oriented Programming with C++ and Java, a comparative presentation of object-oriented programming with two of the most popular programming languages of today, teaches vital skills and techniques for the Internet age. Based on highly successful courses taught by the author, this book answers the need for a comprehensive educational program on the subject of object-oriented programming. In a clear and accessible format, the author compares and contrasts both languages, from basic language constructs to how both languages are used in application-level programming, such as graphics programming, network programming, and database programming. Since both C++ and Java were born out of the same language, C, learning these two languages together has several distinct advantages: * Because they have much in common at the level of basic language structures, learning C++ and Java together saves time and facilitates the mastery of each * Learning by contrast and comparison can be more efficient and enjoyable, allowing readers access to the strengths and weaknesses of both languages * Learning to write a program in one language that corresponds to a given program in the other language enables students to tackle more difficult projects in either language * Comparing similar concepts in the two languages leads to a deeper understanding of the concepts in both Roughly the first half of the text is devoted to basic language issues. More advanced topics are detailed in the second half, including programming of graphical user interfaces, multithreading, network programming, and database programming. Designed as a text for educational programs in advanced programming and as a reference for professionals implementing Web- and Internet-based applications, Programming with Objects: A Comparative Presentation of Object-Oriented Programming with C++ and Java is also recommended for programmers familiar with either language who wish to expand their programming skills.

Somebody Scream!

Rap Music's Rise to Prominence in the Aftershock of Black Power

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Author: Marcus Reeves

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN: 1466822155

Category: Music

Page: 336

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For many African Americans of a certain demographic the sixties and seventies were the golden age of political movements. The Civil Rights movement segued into the Black Power movement which begat the Black Arts movement. Fast forward to 1979 and the release of Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight." With the onset of the Reagan years, we begin to see the unraveling of many of the advances fought for in the previous decades. Much of this occurred in the absence of credible, long-term leadership in the black community. Young blacks disillusioned with politics and feeling society no longer cared or looked out for their concerns started rapping with each other about their plight, becoming their own leaders on the battlefield of culture and birthing Hip-Hop in the process. In Somebody Scream, Marcus Reeves explores hip-hop music and its politics. Looking at ten artists that have impacted rap—from Run-DMC (Black Pop in a B-Boy Stance) to Eminem (Vanilla Nice)—and puts their music and celebrity in a larger socio-political context. In doing so, he tells the story of hip hop's rise from New York-based musical form to commercial music revolution to unifying expression for a post-black power generation.