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A photo biography of the American dancer, teacher, and choreographer who was born in Pittsburgh in 1895 and who became a leading figure in the world of modern dance.
Here comes at last the tale of Martin the Warrior. Told by a healer mouse and a sturdy hedgehog in Cavern Hole in Redwall Abbey, the story of Martin unfolds, from his from being captured as a child by Badrang the worst Stoat of the northern shore and Martin's fierce determination to regain his father's sword. But perhaps, could Martin's desire cost more than he might have bargained for and force him to lose things that are more precious than swords?
Mary Tudor, who would reign briefly as queen of England during the mid sixteenth century, tells the story of her troubled childhood as daughter of King Henry VIII.
A valuable addition to the popular Residential Construction Academy series, this book introduces and explains modern residential masonry construction procedures, as well as current building and construction industry safety regulations relevant to the field. Beginning masons, designers, homebuilders, students, and apprentices alike will benefit from the clear diagrams and step-by-step procedures. With technical information from nationally recognized trade associations like the National Association of Home Builders, Masonry Brick and Block Construction is a "must-have" for the aspiring mason.
This text provides students with a guide to basic information and advanced skills, with coverage progressing from materials, bonds, and brick through fireplaces and arches. For this edition, all technical and safety information has been updated to reflect current industry practices and federal guidelines. This edition also includes a new unit on glass block masonry. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
In this unsparing exploration of one of the most powerful Americans of the 20th century, accomplished historian Marc Aronson unmasks the man behind the FBI - his tangled family history and personal relationships; his own need for secrecy, deceit, and control; and the broad trends in American society that shaped his world.
Acquire the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in class and on the job with this popular, hands-on introduction to medical language! Mastering Healthcare Terminology, 3rd Edition (Hard bound version)is a fun, engaging first step on your journey toward a successful healthcare career. Organized by body system, each chapter presents terms and definitions in small learning segments that make material easier to grasp, followed by exercises and review questions that test your understanding. Apply your knowledge using realistic case studies and patient records, and take your learning beyond the book with interactive games and exercises on an enclosed companion CD. . Detailed coverage reflects the most up-to-date medical language and introduces essential anatomical and physiological concepts. . A simple tabular format makes it easy to review and master related terms, word origins, and definitions all at once. . Integrated exercises provide immediate practice and review opportunities to reinforce your understanding. . Learning tools in each chapter outline content, objectives, precautions, and more to help you learn efficiently. . Basic ICD-9 codes included within the text acquaint you with common coding classifications and provide a professional edge. . Anatomy and physiology terms are dissected into word parts for easier learning and memorization. . Sample patient information reflects the electronic medical record interface to familiarize you with the latest developments in healthcare record-keeping. . Integrated exercises provide immediate practice and review opportunities to reinforce your understanding. . Case studies put terms and sample patient medical records into a realistic context. . New diagnostic terms incorporated throughout the text keep you up to date with current diagnostic procedures you'll encounter in practice. . Chapter one equips you to confidently begin building medical terms immediately. . A companion CD strengthens your understanding through new fun, interactive games including Whack-A-Word-Part and Medical Millionaire. . iTerms access enables you to download pronunciations and definitions to a portable media device and review terms anywhere you go. (Sold separately) . Worksheets and Wheel of Terminology game on the companion Evolve website offer engaging, online term-building practice.
The focus of 'Mastering the TEKS in United States History Since 1877' is on teaching you all of the content as well as showing you how to learn and apply what you know.
This is a vivacious juvenile novel that captures exhilarating adventures related to sea life. The novel is full of wit and excited accounts based on Marryat's practical experiences. It is a marvelous specimen of nautical fiction and worthy to be read by those who have passion for invigorating and exciting ventures.
Math for Welders is a combination text and workbook designed to help welding students learn and apply basic math skills. The basic concept behind each math operation is explained at the opening of the unit. Next, students are given clear instruction for performing the operation. Each unit includes a variety of welding related practice problems to reinforce what the students have learned. The practice problems are identical to the types of problems the students will be required to solve in a welding shop. In addition to teaching basic math concepts, the problems give students a preview of the types of challenges they will face in a work environment. This helps the students develop solid troubleshooting skills that will serve them throughout their careers as welders.
Mathematics: Structure and Method, Course 1 is a resource book for students of Mathematics.
Helping every student succeed in mathematics "MathMatters" series covers Algebra 1, Geometry, and introductory Algebra 2 content as well as measurement, probability, and statistics.
Matilda Bone is a 180 page historical novel for children and interested adults written by Karen Cushman, the critically acclaimed writer of children's books and author of the Newbery medal novel The Midwife's Apprentice and the Newbery Honor novel Catherine, Called Birdy. Thorndike provides the following summary: In Blood and Bone Alley, where she has come to serve Red Peg the Bonesetter, Matilda finds she is alone in her belief that prayer and devotion are the only worthy pursuits. Here she has to go to market, tend the fire, mix plasters and poultices, and help treat patients. Surrounded by people who laugh and joke and eat sausages, while she herself seeks higher things, Matilda feels alone and misunderstood. How she yearns for her former life at the manor, where she was instructed by Father Leufredus and her most difficult task was to find her way to the privy in the dark! With the fascinating and pungent world of medieval medicine as a backdrop, Matilda Bone is the compelling, comic story of a girl learning to live contentedly in this world. "A fascinating glimpse into the colorful life and times of the 14th century." - School Library Journal
From the Book jacket: AN ATTACK ON THE VERY SOUL OF REDWALL Slagar the Fox is determined to vanquish peaceable Redwall. Gathering his mercenary band of rats, stoats, and weasels, he advances upon the Abbey with a cunning scheme. There will be no heroics, no courageous battle plans. He knows too well the power of the legendary Redwall sword. Instead, he will steal the children of Redwall from under their parents' very noses. And his prize captive will be Mattimeo, the headstrong young son of the fearless mouse warrior Matthias!
This is the dramatic, heart-wrenching tale of Max (from Freak the Mighty) and Worm, two outsiders who turn to each other for survival.
When a TV game show comes to Bayport, a crime wave begins. As Frank and Joe fight a grudge match with the current team champions, they are also trying to discover who on the staff of the show is the mastermind behind burglaries that seem to follow the traveling show.
Includes The Angel Experiment (Maximum Ride #1) School's Out--Forever (Maximum Ride #2) Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports (Maximum Ride #3)
Planet Earth is about to be destroyed. What about survivors?
A gripping tale about the search for a legendary Raptor. To find him, seekers must survive a dangerous underground maze.
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