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Clear, concise, integrated, and up-to-date, Give Me Liberty! is a proven success with teachers and students. Eric Foner pulls the pieces of the past together into a cohesive picture, using the theme of freedom throughout. The Brief Fourth Edition is streamlined and coherent, and features stronger coverage of American religion, a bright four-color design, and a reinforced pedagogical program aimed at fostering effective reading and study skills.
Give Me Liberty! is the leading textbook in the market because it works in the classroom. A single-author book, Give Me Liberty! offers students a consistent approach, a single narrative voice, and a coherent perspective throughout the text. Threaded through the chronological narrative is the theme of freedom in American history and the significant conflicts over its changing meanings, its limits, and its accessibility to various social and economic groups throughout American history. With the Seagull Edition, students get the full text in a value-edition format: two-color, a selection of the illustrations and maps in the regular edition, and a basic version of the pedagogy. The price is half that of the regular edition, and less than the Brief Edition.
Designed as a textbook for high school students taking the Advanced Placement test in history, this comprehensive history of the United States would be suitable for regular high school and freshman college US history survey courses. This is the third edition; earlier editions have been widely used in two- and four-year colleges as well as high schools. The text is written in clear, uncomplicated prose that will be easy for general high school students to understand. The book is strong in economic history. The coverage of US history provides excellent depth for a general survey. It avoids the politically-motivated deletions of information that have marred many recent K-12 textbooks in the US. When speaking of painful historical realities such as slavery or smallpox, the author adopts neutral and quiet language in the main text to help readers understand the various perspectives of the time, and allows specific, accurate historical data given in inset texts to speak for themselves about the magnitude of suffering. The book uses a contemporary tone when speaking of the politics of the past, without historicism or gimmicks; readers are alerted to the election of President Polk or the votes-for-women question as fresh news and a live issue for people of that time, exactly as our elections and issues are now. The book offers detail on recent history, ending with the Obama election. It begins with a helpful overview of both North America and Europe just before the start of US history, which gives context for early US history and the contemporary meanings of Constitutional terms like "citizen" and "liberties," which are often quite different from our own. The book is clearly organized, and well illustrated with modern maps and images from the era under study. A short section at the beginning provides an orientation to the AP history exam. Within the book, each chapter begins with a timeline and ends with a bibliography of suggested reading and websites, review questions and essay questions, key terms, and a review table. Appendices include a variety of important documents such as the Constitution, as well as tables and figures, a glossary, and an index. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)
This haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community.<P><P> Lois Lowry has written three companion novels to The Giver, including Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son. <P> Newbery Medal Winner
The Soviet Union won the Cold War. Now, more than a century later, the world's gone communist and capitalism is a bad word. For Gianfranco and Annarita, a couple of teenagers growing up in Milan, life in a regimented, surveillance-rich command economy is just plain dreary. Annarita's a hard-working student and a member of the Young Socialists' League. Gianfranco is a lot less motivated-but on the other hand, his father's a Party apparatchik. The biggest excitement in their lives is a war-game shop called The Gladiator, which runs tournaments and stocks marvelous complex games you can't find anywhere else. Then, abruptly, the shop is shut down. Someone's figured out that The Gladiator's games are teaching counterrevolutionary capitalist principles. The Security Police are searching high and low for the shop's proprietors, who've not only vanished into thin air, but have left behind sets of fingerprints that aren't in the records of any government on earth. Only one staffer is left: Gianfranco and Annarita's friend Eduardo. On the run, he comes to them with an astonishing story: he's a time trader from our own timeline, accidentally left behind when the store was evacuated. Eduardo can get back to his own timeline only if Gianfranco and Annarita will help him reach one of the other time trader sites in this world-and the Security Police will be on their tails all the way there. '
The Glass Cafe: Or the Stripper and the State; How My Mother Started a War with the System That Made Us Kind of Rich and a Little Bit Famousby Gary Paulsen
THE STORY IS all true and happened to me and is mine.Tony's mom, Al, is a terrific single mother who works as a dancer at the Kitty Kat Club. Twelve-year-old Tony is a budding artist, inspired by backstage life at the club. When some of his drawings end up in an art show and catch the attention of the social services agency, Al and Tony find themselves in the middle of a legal wrangle and a media circus. Is Al a responsible mother? It's the case of the stripper vs. the state, and Al isn't giving Tony up without a fight.Once again Gary Paulsen proves why he's one of America's most-beloved writers. The Glass Café is a fresh and funny exploration of motherhood, art, and the wiles of storytelling--all told by Tony, in his own true voice.
Fifteen-year-old Aaron lives and works amid the garbage piles of Cairo. His job?To collect broken glass.His hope?To find a future he can believe in.Today in Cairo, Egypt, there is a city within a city: a city filled with garbage--literally. As one of the Zabbaleen people, Aaron makes his living sorting through the waste. When his family kicks him out, his only alternatives are to steal, beg, or take the most nightmarish garbage-collecting job of all. Anna Perera's richly detailed second young adult novel transports readers to the heartbreaking world of the Zabbaleen.
This is a sequel to Voyage of the Shadow Moon and is more high quality fantasy from Australia.
Fans of Beautiful Creatures will fall head over heels for Glass Heart by Amy Garvey, with its blend of breathless suspense, passionate romance, and magic. In Cold Kiss, Wren Darby learned she had powers strong enough to bring her dead boyfriend back to life. She thought she had to keep these powers a secret from everyone, until she met Gabriel, a mind reader who instantly learned her deepest secret. In the sequel, Glass Heart, Wren is torn between her love for Gabriel and the rush of exploring her powers. When Gabriel warns Wren that her powers are getting out of control, Wren begins spending more time with Bay and Fiona, whose magic is wild, exhilarating--and dangerous. And by the time Wren realizes Gabriel was right, she may already have lost him
Welcome to Morganville. Just don`t stay out after dark. Morganville is a small town filled with unusual characters - when the sun goes down, the bad come out. In Morganville, there is an evil that lurks in the darkest shadows - one that will spill out into the bright light of day. For Claire Danvers, high school was hell, but college may be murder. It was bad enough that she got on the wrong side of Monica, the meanest of the school's mean girls, but now she's got three new roommates, who all have secrets of their own. And the biggest secret of all isn't really a secret, except from Claire: Morganville is run by vampires and they are hungry for fresh blood . . . & 'Thrilling, sexy, and funny! These books are addictive. One of my very favourite vampire series. 'Richelle Mead, author of the international bestselling Vampire Academy series.
Calling all Gleeks! Get more of your favorite characters in this official Glee prequel! All great performances deserve a warm-up! Enroll early at McKinley High--before New Directions was even a glimmer in Mr. Schuester's eye. When did Rachel first decide Finn was more than just a jock? When did Puck and Quinn start their secret romance? And how did the fledgling Glee Club function without a fearless leader? Hint: It wasn't exactly a perfect melody. Break out the gold stars and refill the slushies: It's time to find out what happened to all your favorite characters before the show-mance began. Find out more at www. readglee. com
Can Rachel Berry rock a beret? McKinley High goes international and invites a French glee club to town - ooh la la! In this hilarious culture-clash story, Kurt gets an entourage, Finn falls for a new girl, and Puck realizes that some suave moves are lost in translation. In this second original novel, you'll get more mash-ups, more show-mance, and more Sue in a brand-new story officially approved by the creators of Glee. Glee Original Novels - they're almost as exhilarating as a slushie in the face!
This textbook contains unit lessons on: Relations, Functions, and Graphs, Trigonometry, Advanced Functions and Graphing, Discrete Mathematics, and An Introduction to Calculus.
Advanced Mathematical Concepts provides comprehensive coverage of all the topics covered in a full-year Precalculus course. Its unit organization readily allows for semester courses in Trigonometry, Discrete Mathematics, Analytic Geometry, and Algebra and Elementary Functions.
"Advanced Mathematical Concepts, (c)2006 provides comprehensive coverage of all the topics covered in a full-year Precalculus course. Its unique unit organization readily allows for semester courses in Trigonometry, Discrete Mathematics, Analytic Geometry, and Algebra and Elementary Functions. Pacing and Chapter Charts for Semester Courses are conveniently located on page T4 of the Teacher Wraparound Edition. <BR>"Advanced Mathematical Concepts lessons develop mathematics using numerous examples, real-world applications, and an engaging narrative. Graphs, diagrams, and illustrations are used throughout to help students visualize concepts. Directions clearly indicate which problems may require the use of a graphing calculator.
Advanced Mathematical Concepts, ©2006 provides comprehensive coverage of all the topics covered in a full-year Precalculus course. Its unique unit organization readily allows for semester courses in Trigonometry, Discrete Mathematics, Analytic Geometry, and Algebra and Elementary Functions. Pacing and Chapter Charts for Semester Courses are conveniently located in the Teacher Wraparound Edition. Advanced Mathematical Conceptslessons develop mathematics using numerous examples, real-world applications, and an engaging narrative. Graphs, diagrams, and illustrations are used throughout to help students visualize concepts. Directions clearly indicate which problems may require the use of a graphing calculator.
This book is designed for Indiana Success in mathematics.
Why do I need to study algebra? When am I ever going to have to use algebra in the real world? Many people, not just algebra students, wonder why mathematics is important. Algebra 1 is designed to answer those questions through integration, applications, and connections. Did you know that algebra and geometry are closely related? Topics from all branches of mathematics, like geometry and statistics, are integrated throughout the text.
Glencoe Biology is divided into units and chapters that are organized around Themes, Big Ideas, and Main Ideas of biology to guide you in your learning. *THEME FOCUS can be found at the start of each chapter and on the Study Guide. * Big IDEA can be found at the start of each chapter. * MAIN Idea can be found at the start of each section. *Reading Preview at the start of each section lists the Essential Questions, Review Vocabulary, and New Vocabulary. *connectED logos direct you to online resources such as Animations, Interactive Tables, The Interactive Timeline, Personal Tutors, and more. Foldables help you to organize your notes.
Glencoe Biology is divided into units and chapters that are organized around Themes, Big Ideas, and Main Ideas of biology. This book contains many tools and online resources to guide your learning.
This book shows high school students how to manage their personal finances now and in the future. The program helps students realize that they are already making financial decisions, shows them how their decisions affect their future, and allows students see the business applications of finance.
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