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Ajax Hacks

by Bruce Perry

Intended for experienced web developers, this collection of 80 brief tutorials introduces the XMLHttpRequest JavaScript object, web forms and validation techniques, the Yahoo and Google web APIs, and the direct web remoting toolkit. The more advanced hacks explain how to work with the Ruby on Rails web application framework and the open source JavaScript libraries Prototype, Rico, and script. aculo. us. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog

by Bruce Perry Maia Szalavitz

Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has treated children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, witnesses, children raised in closets and cages, and victims of family violence. Here he tells their stories of trauma and transformation.

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog and Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook: What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing

by Bruce Perry Maia Szalavitz

Deftly combining unforgettable case histories with his own compassionate strategies for rehabilitation, a child psychiatrist explains what exactly happens to the brain when a child is exposed to extreme stress.

Malcolm X: The Last Speeches

by Malcolm X Bruce Perry

Speeches and interviews from the last two years of Malcolm X's life. Six transcripts of hitherto unavailable speeches and interviews revealing the matured thought of Malcolm X during his final years. The interviews and final speeches are artifacts of unusual scholarly significance vital to a true understanding of the mature mind of this remarkable voice of American black protest.

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Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the "Using Bookshare" page in the Help Center.

Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.

  • Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
  • DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
  • BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
  • MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
  • DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivona's Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.