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Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse

by David T. Mitchell Sharon L. Snyder

Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse develops a narrative theory of the pervasive use of disability as a device of characterization in literature and film. It argues that, while other marginalized identities have suffered cultural exclusion due to a dearth of images reflecting their experience, the marginality of disabled people has occurred in the midst of the perpetual circulation of images of disability in print and visual media. The manuscript's six chapters offer comparative readings of key texts in the history of disability representation, including the tin soldier and lame Oedipus, Montaigne's "infinities of forms" and Nietzsche's "higher men," the performance history of Shakespeare's Richard III, Melville's Captain Ahab, the small town grotesques of Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio and Katherine Dunn's self-induced freaks in Geek Love. David T. Mitchell is Associate Professor of Literature and Cultural Studies, Northern Michigan University. Sharon L. Snyder is Assistant Professor of Film and Literature, Northern Michigan University.

Narrative Therapy in Practice: The Archaeology of Hope

by Gerald Monk Kathie Crocket David Epston John Winslade

How to apply the definitive postmodern therapeutic technique in a variety of situations, including treating alcoholics, counseling students, treating male sexual abuse survivors, and more. Written with scholarship, energy, practicality, and awareness.

A Nation Dividing 1800-1860

by Mcdougal Littell

This volume includes original stories, brief biographies, retellings of classic literature, primary source documents, and literary connections focusing on key people and events in history during the time period of A Nation Dividing, 1800-1860.

Nation of Nations: A Narrative History of the American Republic,Sixth Edition

by Michael B. Stoff James West Davidson Brian Delay Christine Leigh Heyrman Mark H. Lytle

Known for its friendly narrative style and careful blending of political and social history, Nation of Nations offers a balanced approach to teaching the American history survey course. The story presented by the authors reflects their belief that the American past can only be fully understood when linked to events worldwide. As a result of this view, Nation of Nations has become the leader in the integration of global material, done in a sensible and thoughtful way. This sixth edition features expanded coverage of environmental and pre-colonial history by new coauthor Brian DeLay, as well as a completely redesigned map program, additional After the Fact content, and a new online version of the popular Primary Source Investigator.

A Nation of Parks

by Kristin Cashore

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The National Anthem

by Elaine Landau

Ideal for today's young investigative reader, each A True Book includes lively sidebars, a glossary and index, plus a comprehensive "To Find Out More" section listing books, organizations, and Internet sites. A staple of library collections since the 1950s, the new A True Book series is the definitive nonfiction series for elementary school readers. A True Book -- American History: How do you wrap a 450,000-pound gift? What is the world's oldest and shortest written consitution? Find out in this patriotic celebration of things uniquely American.

National Audubon Society® Field Guide to the Night Sky

by Wil Tirion Mark R. Chartrand National Audubon Society Staff

The perfect companion volume for Hale-Bopp watchers, this guide explores the fabulous mysteries above, from planets in our solar system to the constellations in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres, stars, galaxies (including the Milky Way), nebulae, astronomical bodies, objects, phenomena, and -- yes -- comets. Night Sky provides a concise guided tour of the heavens with 48 monthly sky charts of the northern sky and 88 constellation charts, each offering a detailed map of individual constellations. Essays on the universe, the solar system, and constellations introduce the reader to the wonders of the sky.

National Geographic Kids Chapters: Animal Superstars

by Aline Alexander Newman

This entertaining and humorous chapter book will feature animals who can perform amazing acts like riding motocross, foretelling the weather, and playing a guitar. These stories will enchant readers and empower them to devour the more text-heavy "grown up" style of the book, while still keeping the story easily digestible for a hesitant reader.

National Geographic Kids Chapters: Ape Escapes

by Aline Alexander Newman

This is the first in a series of 4 books that will tell the true and hilarious stories of animals that love hijinks. In this book you'll meet 3 naughty animals, including Fu Manchu, the orangutan escape artist. Fu Manchu lived at the Omaha Zoo and would routinely break out of his habitat to explore the zoo on a nice day. Zookeepers were baffled as to how the ape was escaping, until one day they caught him in the act. Fu Manchu knew how to pick locks. Not only that, he had created his own tool that he used to pick the locks with, which he would store in his mouth so as not to be found out. This and two other charming stories will engage readers and leave them wondering if humans are really the smartest animals.

National Geographic Kids Chapters: Ape Escapes

by Aline Alexander Newman

This is the first in a series of 4 books that will tell the true and hilarious stories of animals that love hijinks. In this book you'll meet 3 naughty animals, including Fu Manchu, the orangutan escape artist. Fu Manchu lived at the Omaha Zoo and would routinely break out of his habitat to explore the zoo on a nice day. Zookeepers were baffled as to how the ape was escaping, until one day they caught him in the act. Fu Manchu knew how to pick locks. Not only that, he had created his own tool that he used to pick the locks with, which he would store in his mouth so as not to be found out. This and two other charming stories will engage readers and leave them wondering if humans are really the smartest animals.

National Geographic Kids Chapters: Best Friends Forever

by Amy Shields

This is the first in a series of four books that explore unexpected animal bonds. In this book you'll meet four unlikely pairings, including Billy and Lilly. Billy the boxer adopted Lilly the goat when she was abandoned by her mother. Billy and Lilly are rarely apart since Billy has taken on the role of Lilly's protector, caretaker, and constant companion. This and the other stories in this book will enchant readers and empower them to devour the more text-heavy "grown up" style of the book, while still keeping the story easily digestable for a hestitant reader.From the Trade Paperback edition.

National Geographic Kids Chapters: Courageous Canine

by Kelly Milner Halls

National Geographic Kids Chapter books pick up where the best-selling National Geographic Readers series leaves off, offering young animal lovers who are ready for short chapters lively, true stories just right to carry in your backpack, share with your friends, and read under the covers at night.Follow along as National Geographic Kids Chapters' presents a trio of true stories about incredible acts of animal heroism. Courageous Canine features an amazing pup named Lilly who sacrifices her own life to save her owner, a brave pod of dolphins who face a great white shark to save a stranger, and a mother gorilla, who in mourning her own baby, saves a 3-year-old boy who falls into her zoo enclosure. Filled with gorgeous photographs, sidebars, and fun facts, Courageous Canine will leave young readers hungry for more.

National Geographic Kids Chapters: Crocodile Encounters

by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld Brady Barr

The first in a line of adventures with National Geographic Kids Chapters books, Crocodile Encounters will surely prove to be one of the most exciting. Follow along with National Geographic explorer Brady Barr as he crawls into a muddy hole just barely big enough for his shoulders, and comes face to face with thirteen crocodiles! Laugh out loud as you learn how to catch a crocodile using shoe laces and underpants. Read in anticipation to find out what happens when you put a 600-lb crocodile on an airplane in just a flimsy wooden crate. These action-packed stories and more will engage readers and inspire them to go out and explore their own world.Stories include: * "Undercover Croc," in which Brady "becomes a crocodile," by donning a specially-designed protective croc suit, and infiltrates a group of Nile crocodiles in Tanzania. * "Toy Story," in which he uses (and loses) a radio-controlled car with video camera, in a hilarious failed attempt to capture a Nile crocodile in South Africa. * "Deep Dark Den"--in an attempt to relocate a group of crocodiles causing problems to neighboring villagers in Costa Rica, Brady finds himself underground in a deep muddy hole with thirteen angry crocs. * "Croc in a Box," Brady tries to move a giant, troublesome croc from Uganda safely to an American zoo, but discovers the croc is much stronger than the "sturdy wooden box" that has been built to contain him. Releases simultaneously in Reinforced Library Binding: 978-1-4263-1029-4 , $14.90/$16.95 CanE-book: 978-1-4263-1030-0 , $5.99/$5.99 Can

National Geographic Kids Chapters: Dog Finds Lost Dolphins

by Elizabeth Carney

The first in a line of Animal Rescues chapter books, Dog Finds Lost Dolphins will be a tale you'll not soon forget. In this charming and awe-inspiring story you'll meet Cloud, the black lab with a nose for rescue. She's the only dog certified to sniff out stranded dolphins. Cloud can sniff out a dolphin over a mile off the coast of the Florida Keys. She's even become friends with them, waiting on the dock for them to pop up and give her a kiss. This and two more amazing stories are so engaging, readers will never want to put the book down!

National Geographic Kids Chapters: Hoops to Hippos!

by Kitson Jazynka Boris Diaw

NBA star Boris Diaw of the San Antonio spurs takes young readers on safari as he explores his off-court passion: wildlife photography! Join Diaw as he escapes from stampeding wildebeests, comes face-to-face with lions, and discovers why you should never come between a hippo and its watery home. Through engaging stories and photos by Diaw, readers will discover a whole new side to this basketball champ. National Geographic Kids Chapter books pick up where the best-selling National Geographic Readers series leaves off, offering young animal lovers who are ready for short chapters lively, exciting, full-color true stories -- just right to carry in backpacks, share with friends, and read under the covers at night.From the Trade Paperback edition.

National Geographic Kids Chapters: Hoot, Hoot, Hooray!

by Ashlee Brown Blewett

Meet some brave, amazing animals and the caring people who come to their rescue. Filled with engaging photos, fast facts, and fascinating sidebars, readers won't want to put this book down. National Geographic Kids Chapter books pick up where the best-selling National Geographic Readers series leaves off, offering young animal lovers who are ready for short chapters lively, exciting, full-color true stories -- just right to carry in backpacks, share with your friends, and read under the covers at night.From the Trade Paperback edition.

National Geographic Kids Chapters: Horse Escape Artist

by Ashlee Brown Blewett

Some animals have a mind of their own. This is certainly the case for Mariska the horse escape artist, Milkshake the charging cow, and Pony the runaway goat! When these animals put their mind to something, they can' t be stopped--especially when they are causing mischief. In Horse Escape Artist!, you' ll find out how these determined animals caused chaos in three hilarious stories.Perfect for kids aging out of early readers, National Geographic Kids Chapters are written in simple prose appropriate to kids just reading on their own.From the Trade Paperback edition.

National Geographic Kids Chapters: Kangaroo to the Rescue!

by Moira Rose Donohue

National Geographic Kids is back with another installment in the Animal Heroes line of National Geographic Chapters books. Get ready to meet more amazing, medal-worthy critters in this action-packed collection, including a kangaroo to the rescue! Filled with engaging photos, fast facts, and fascinating sidebars, readers won't want to put this book down.

National Geographic Kids Chapters: Lucky Leopards

by Aline Alexander Newman

Based on the hit feature in National Geographic Kids magazine, we bring you Lucky Leopards, true and inspiring stories of daring animal rescues that will engage and enchant readers of all ages. Packed with full-color photography, and written in fun and lively prose that empowers readers to keep turning pages, these heart-warming stories will leave kids hungry for more of the animal "awwww" factor.National Geographic Kids Chapters picks up where the best-selling National Geographic Readers series leaves off. This new series offers young animal lovers, who are ready for short chapters with lively, true stories just right to carry in a backpack, share with friends, and read under the covers at night.National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.

National Geographic Kids Chapters: Parrot Genius

by Moira Rose Donohue

A pig that does math tricks. A parrot that seems to know what she's saying. A flying pig ... um, pug. These animals know what it means to be in the spotlight. Meet Mudslinger the superstar pig, Einstein the parrot genius, and Otis the skydiving dog. Read the stories of these three amazing animal superstars in Parrot Genius!Perfect for kids aging out of early readers, National Geographic Kids Chapters are written in simple prose appropriate to kids just reading on their own.From the Trade Paperback edition.

National Geographic Kids Chapters: Scrapes With Snakes

by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld Brady Barr

Join National Geographic expert and TV personality Brady Barr on some wild adventures with snakes! Readers won't believe their eyes as they read Barr's hilarious--and completely true!--accounts of his interactions with some of the biggest, weirdest, and craziest snakes on Earth. Filled with engaging photos, fast facts, and fascinating sidebars, readers won't want to put this book down.

National Geographic Kids Chapters: The Whale Who Won Hearts

by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld Brian Skerry

National Geographic Kids Chapters picks up where the best-selling National Geographic Readers series leaves off. This new series offers young animal lovers who are ready for short chapters lively, full-color true stories just right to carry in a backpack, share with friends, and read under the covers at night. Based on the hit feature in National Geographic Kids magazine, we bring you Animal Adventures! Featuring three amazing stories of explorer Brian Skerry and his incredible encounters with animals, written in fun and lively prose that empowers readers to devour page after page.

National Geographic Kids World Atlas for Young Explorers, Third Edition

by National Geographic Society

This edition of National Geographic's award-winning "World Atlas for Young Explorers" includes more than 200 color images and 115 pages of full-size maps help kids locate countries, cities, regions, and more.

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