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MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (3rd Edition)

by The Modern Language Association of America

A complete, up-to-date guide for writing scholarly texts, documenting research sources, submitting manuscripts to publishers, and dealing with legal issues surrounding publication.

Mo' Urban Dictionary: Ridonkulous Street Slang Defined

by Aaron Peckham

Move over Merriam-Webster, Oxford, your version of truthiness has hit the marble ceiling. Compiled from the wildly popular website urbandictionary. com, Mo' Urban Dictionary: Ridonkulous Street Slang Defined includes more than 2,000 of the latest contemporary slang entries. Since the site's founding in 1999, more than 2.5 million definitions have been submitted. Thousands of new words and definitions are added each day. Each alphabetised entry includes a word, a definition, and a sample sentence. Pop-ups throughout the book provide pop culture notes and interesting facts about the words.

Modern English Painters, Volume 3: Hennell to Hockney

by John Rothenstein

In writing about one's contemporaries, unlike those of earlier ages, one has no incontrovertible standards by which to judge their work. The writer must form his own judgments, well aware that in the future the qualities and shortcomings of his subjects are likely to be assessed quite differently. He must also be aware of his own shortcomings.

More Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason

by Nancy Pearl

The response to Nancy Pearl's surprise bestseller Book Lust was astounding: the Seattle librarian even became the model for the now-famous Librarian Action Figure. Readers everywhere welcomed Pearl's encyclopedic but discerning filter on books worth reading, and her Rule of 50 (give a book 50 pages before deciding whether to continue; but readers over 50 must read the same number of pages as their age) became a standard MO.

More Crazy Quilting with Attitude

by Barbara Randle'S

Fans of crazy quilting will happily lose themselves in the exciting world of Barbara Randle's More Crazy Quilting with Attitude. In this follow-up to Randle's wildly popular Barbara Randle's Crazy Quilting with Attitude, quilters learn three trendy techniques for crazy quilting and embellishing, along with tips for designing their own handbags. Featured in this ultimate crazy-quilting reference are 14 projects, including a throw, diaper bag and a variety of handbags plus a gallery with tips for customizing clothing and home decor. Quilting enthusiasts of all skill levels will benefit from Randle's easy-to-follow instructions, demonstrated in more than 60 illustrations and 100+ stunning color photos. Plus, full-size patterns for two handbag projects are included with this must-have resource!

A More Perfect Union

by Ronald Story Paul F. Boiler

This reader provides a wealth of political and diplomatic primary source documents, many selections illustrated with photographs. Influential and famous readings include the Gettysburg Address, Earl Warren's opinion in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, and the writings of Upton Sinclair. Headnotes place the document in historical context and Questions to Consider get students thinking. The Seventh Edition includes new readings from social, economic, and cultural history; a greater diversity of voices; and nine new chapters.

Morson's English Guide for Court Reporters (2nd Edition)

by Lillian I. Morson

This guide presents the fundamental rules for punctuating acceptable syntax and then goes a step further and presents verbatim English as found in courtroom transcripts and modifies the rules to accommodate this English. The grammar section and glossary offer a look at the way we name and define the elements in a sentence so that we can better understand standard word usage, spelling, and punctuation.

Mosby's Diagnostic and Laboratory Test Reference

by Kathleen Deska Pagana Timothy J. Pagana

Get fast access to important diagnostic tests and procedures with Mosby's Diagnostic & Laboratory Test Reference, 11th Edition by Kathleen Deska Pagana and Timothy J. Pagana. In this bestselling handbook, concise test entries are arranged alphabetically and reflect the latest in research and diagnostic testing. Each test entry includes vital information such as alternate or abbreviated test names, type of test, normal and abnormal findings, possible critical values, test explanation and related physiology, contraindications, potential complications, interfering factors, and patient care before, during, and after the test. To simplify lookup, related tests and studies are cross-referenced. A compact size, durable cover, and A-to-Z thumb tabs make this book ideal for quick reference on the job. UNIQUE! Each test entry begins on a new page, making tests easy to find. Alphabetically organized tests offer quick reference with A-to-Z thumb tabs, so you'll never have to search for a test by having to first determine its correct category or body system. User's Guide to Test Preparation and Performance provides an overview and guidelines for each type of laboratory test and diagnostic procedure, so you can minimize worry about having to repeat a test due to an error. Normal findings for adult (male and female), elderly, and pediatric patients are included where applicable. Increased and decreased abnormal findings are highlighted with directional arrows. Patient care sections provide step-by-step instructions for care before, during, and after the test. NEW monographs cover the latest in diagnostic testing, including anti-glycan antibodies, color cancer tumor analysis, drug sensitivity genotype, laboratory genetics, neuron specific enolase, pancreatobiliary FISH testing, Pl-linked blood antigen, and Septin 9 DNA methylation assay. UPDATED coverage reflects current research relating to accuracy of testing, diagnostic values of results, and patient care associated with each test.

Movie Nights for Teens: 25 More Movies To Spark Spirtiual Discussions With Your Teen

by Bob Smithouser

This book offers 25 movie suggestions for "date nights" for parents and teens. Each selection includes information about the movie, story summary, and cautions for parents. also, includes discussion questions.

Movies and TV: The New York Public Library Book of Answers

by George Ochoa Melinda Corey Diane Corey

If you're a movie or television fan - how many of these questions can you answer? What was the last picture show in The Last Picture Show? Where was the stagecoach headed in Stagecoach? What was the name of the dinosaur bone in Bringing Up Baby? What did Gomer Pyle do before he entered the Marines? Who played Gentle Ben? Like The Book of Answers, this book answers hundreds of questions in one of the New York Public LIbrary Telephone Reference Service's most popular areas - film and television. It covers the biggest stars, breakthrough productions, famous on-and-off-screen incidents, and film and TV history and trivia. Movies and TV: The New York Public Library Book of Answers is both informative and entertaining - a treasure trove of fascinating movie and TV facts, a perfect companion to The Book of Answers, and a real treat for movie and TV fans.

The Movies That Changed Us: Reflections on the Screen

by Nick Clooney

There are movies we love, but only one movie in a thousand actually changes the way we live, the way we look at life, or the way we define entertainment. Broadcast journalist Nick Clooney, best known as the silver-haired movie host on the cable channel American Movie Classics, has selected twenty movies that changed us, some for the better, some for the worse. He starts with the recent past: Saving Private Ryan, a movie that changed the way people across the world view the American generation that fought World War Two; Star Wars, a motion picture so important that a missile defense system was named for it; and The Birth of a Nation, not only the first film to be hailed as the artistic equivalent to opera, literature, and painting, but also the first film to give a cloak of respectability to racial prejudice. Clooney's debate-starting distinctions will engage, delight, and challenge everyone who loves movies: Did Taxi Driver change the way we view individual violence? Did The Graduate change the way we view romance? Did Dr. Strangelove change the way we contemplate mass destruction? Did The Best Years of Our Lives alter our behavior toward veterans? And did Triumph of the Will almost help the Nazis win the war? Clooney ends with an epilogue on "The Movie That Never Was": the film that could have spurred the civil rights movement if only it had been made. "Sports changed things, the military changed things, and eventually the federal government changed things," Clooney writes, but in the matter of race, he concludes, the movies changed nothing. Thought-provoking, entertaining, and compulsively readable, The Movies That Changed Us will delight film fans of every generation.

Mr Honey's Beginner Dictionary (English-German)

by Winfried Honig

This is a work in progress dictionary of phrases commonly used. This book contains English and equivalent German phrases. We are releasing two versions of this book, sorted for the English reader and sorted for the German reader.

Mr Honey's Beginner Dictionary (German-English)

by Winfried Honig

This is a work in progress dictionary of phrases commonly used. This book contains English and equivalent German phrases. We are releasing two versions of this book, sorted for the English reader and sorted for the German reader.

Mr Honey's Correspondence Dictionary (German-English)

by Winfried Honig

This is a work in progress dictionary of phrases commonly used. This book contains English and equivalent German phrases. We are releasing two versions of this book, sorted for the English reader and sorted for the German reader.

Mr Honey's First Banking Dictionary (English-German)

by Winfried Honig

This is a work in progress dictionary of phrases commonly used. This book contains English and equivalent German phrases. We are releasing two versions of this book, sorted for the English reader and sorted for the German reader.

Mr Honey's First Touristic Dictionary (German-English)

by Winfried Honig

German-English dictionary for tourists

Mr Honey's Insurance Dictionary (English-German)

by Winfried Honig

English-German insurance dictionary

My Grammar and I Or Should That Be Me?

by J. A. Wines

Sharpen your language skills and navigate your way around grammatical minefields with this entertaining and practical guide. For anyone who has ever been stumped by dangling modifiers and split infinitives, or for those who have no idea what these things even are, My Grammar and I...Or Should That Be Me? offers practical and humorous guidance on how to avoid falling into language pitfalls. Here are all the right tools to help you gain confidence as a speaker and writer, highlighting the most common language errors, such as wrongly used prepositions, misplaced modifiers, and confusing participles. This refreshing refresher course covers: ? Spelling and Confusables-There are times when the spelling rule "i before e except after c" does not apply ? Parts of Speech-Is it "its" or "it's"? "Whose" or "who's"? ? Sentence Structure-Let us ponder the subject, or object, of "I" and "me" ? Punctuation-So where does a comma go? ? Elements of Style-There is more to grammar than knowing the difference between a subordinate object and a nonrestrictive apostrophe And, for those grammar know-it-alls, there are entertaining "Smart Aleck" trivia, anecdotes, witticisms, and more. Clever and informative, this is the ideal gift for all English-language sticklers.

Myth Information: A Compendium of 590 Popular Misconceptions, Fallacies and Misbeliefs

by J. Allen Varasdi

It's common knowledge that Eve gave Adam an apple. Everyone knows that George Washington was the first president of the United States. And when your mother told you not to go swimming right after you ate, you took it as a matter of life and death. But you've been myth-informed by legend, by history . . . even by your mother! The truth is:* Milk chocolate may actually help prevent tooth decay!* If you "eat like a bird," you may eat up to one-half your body weight every single day!* The largest city in America is not New York or Los Angeles, it's Jacksonville, Florida!Now you can face the facts -- on everything from aphrodisiacs to zip codes -- in this alphabetically arranged collection of more than 590 fabulous fallacies and memorable misconceptions. You won't know what you're missing until you've mastered MYTH INFORMATION.

The Mythology Bible: The Definitive Guide to Legendary Tales

by Sarah Bartlett

The world's most fascinating gods and goddesses come to life in the pages of this beautifully illustrated book. The Mythology Bible explores the powerful figures that have compelled us for millennia--including Indra, god of thunder in India's Rig Vedas; Thor, the merciless Nordic giant-slayer; and Mawu-Lisa, whom the African Fon people associate with fertility and compassion. Discover, too, the enduring themes that loom large in the myths of almost every culture: creation and the cosmos, beasts and monsters, death and the underworld, love and heroism. Filled with photographs and pictures, this volume is as attractive as it is readable.

Myths and Legends

by Anthony Horowitz

Tragedies and triumphs are memorable themes in this collection of thirty-five myths and legends from the ancient world. While most are Greek, there are also myths from the Roman, Anglo-Saxon, Norse, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Native American, Incan, Polynesian, and West African worlds. Ages 9-14.

Myths and Legends of Hawaii

by William D. Westervelt

The material in these retellings drawn from the prose and poetry of the ancient Hawaiians -- a literature handed down orally for a multitude of generations-- have been termed "myths" and "legends." Strictly speaking, a myth is a story of the doings of godlike beings, whereas a legend deals with heroes or other human beings. Maui, the pervasive trickster-hero of broad Polynesia, is usually called a demi-god. In this anthology, the terms myth and legend are used interchangeably, principally because the many collectors and translators of the tales often failed to make the strict distinction themselves.

The Nag Hammadi Library in English (Third Edition)

by James M. Robinson

The complete, one-volume, English language version of the renowned library of 4th-century manuscripts discovered in Egypt in 1945.

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