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Experiencing The Lifespan

by Janet Belsky

Exceptionally well-loved by instructors and students who've used it, Janet Belsky's text, written in her signature engaging style and voice, offers a fresh, remarkably brief way to understand the experience of human development throughout the lifespan. It gives students an immediate and practical grounding in the field's basic concepts, guiding them from underlying research to practical applications, in a highly conversational style, with pedagogy that reinforces learning, and with examples drawn from an extraordinarily broad range of cultures throughout the world.

The Québec Affair

by Robert Penbrooke

A Princeton University graduate is drafted by the CIA to intercept classified fusion energy information from a defecting Soviet nuclear scientist in China. What starts simply becomes an Asian nightmare. His mission is ultimately successful, but his Canadian origins involve him in uneasy relationships that speak to the heart of the French Separatist movement and the French-Anglo rivalry in Québec. Sweeping through the Northeastern States, the Atlantic Provinces, to Québec and the sub-arctic Ungava Peninsula of Northern Québec, this story is bound to intrigue readers from all backgrounds. The interwoven lives of the different characters climax in tragedy for a favorite, but renewed hope among the survivors... for the future.

Fearful Master

by Arthur Lawrence

America is at war in several Middle Eastern states, and anti-Muslim sentiment is everywhere. Jason Currie, a Canadian intelligence analyst, has been assigned to SECOR, Homeland Security's far more powerful replacement. Because of his Lebanese background, Jason is falsely detained with innocent Muslims, but is rescued by his SECOR superior, General Hawk. While on assignment, Jason discovers that his childhood friend Nabil "Bil" Maron is too compliant with the Administration's hard-right policies. Meanwhile, Miriam, Bil's sister, Jason's ex-lover, and an ardent protestor, has fled to Guadalajara. Upon their return to LA, Hawk sends Jason to Mexico to lure Miriam back but, before he can help her, Jason is held captive, and is forced to confront the dark and covert world of US anti-terrorism. Fearful Master is the debut novel from Arthur Lawrence. Through Jason Currie, you will experience firsthand the razor-thin line that divides security and terrorism. Currie's world twists and turns, leaving him caught between two Americas: one founded by freedom; the other controlled by fear.

Snap (Level B) (Lesson 42)

by Liz Ward

Fountas and Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention Green System -- 1st Grade

All About Honeybees (Level I) (Lesson 99)

by Jerry Albert

Fountas and Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention Green System -- 1st Grade

Spiritual Diversity In Social Work Practice: The Heart Of Helping

by Edward R. Canda Leola Dyrud Furman

Many of the people served by social workers draw upon spirituality, by whatever names they call it, to help them thrive, to succeed at challenges, and to infuse their resources and relationships with meaning beyond mere survival value. This revised and expanded edition of a classic provides a comprehensive framework of values, knowledge, skills, and evidence for spiritually sensitive practice with diverse clients. Weaving together interdisciplinary theory and research, as well as the results from a national survey of practitioners, the authors describe a spiritually oriented model for practice that places clients' challenges and goals within the context of their deepest meanings and highest aspirations. Using richly detailed case examples and thought-provoking activities, this highly accessible text illustrates the professional values and ethical principles that guide spiritually sensitive practice.

The Burgermeister's Daughter: Scandal In A Sixteenth-Century German Town

by Steven Ozment

In an era when women were supposed to be disciplined and obedient, Anna proved to be neither. Defying 16th-century social mores, she was the frequent subject of gossip because of her immodest dress and flirtatious behavior. When her wealthy father discovered that she was having secret, simultaneous affairs with a young nobleman and a cavalryman, he turned her out of the house in rage, but when she sued him for financial support, he had her captured, returned home and chained to a table as punishment. Anna eventually escaped and continued her suit against her father, her siblings and her home town in a bitter legal battle that was to last 30 years and end only upon her death. Drawn from her surviving love letters and court records, The Burgermeister's Daughter is a fascinating examination of the politics of sexuality, gender and family in the 16th century, and a powerful testament to the courage and tenacity of a woman who defied the inequalities of this distant age.

Stress Management In Law Enforcement

by Leonard Territo James D. Sewell

The revised third edition of Stress Management in Law Enforcement by Dr. Leonard Territo and Dr. James Sewell is once again a carefully selected collection of the leading articles on stress and its consequences for police personnel. A brief summary precedes each section to assist the reader in readily identifying articles which might be of particular interest. Each article contains end-of-chapter discussion questions which are answered in detail in the instructor's manual. The sections are also accompanied by a glossary of terms and a list of additional recommended readings. This book will specifically interest the criminal justice academic community as an adjunctive resource in police management courses or as the primary text in upper division seminars on the topic of police stress management. This book will also be of considerable interest to police administrators and officers who must deal on a daily basis with the negative side effects of stress. Stress Management in Law Enforcement is relevant for police administrators as well as police psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, social workers, and other mental health professionals who are called upon to provide guidance and assistance to police officers.

Dreamtime And Dreamwork: Decoding The Language Of The Night

by Stanley Krippner

Essays discuss the interpretation of dreams, shared dreaming, lucid dreaming, psychic dreaming, brain research, and gender differences in dreams.

The Troubled Roar Of The Waters: Vermont In Flood And Recovery, 1927-1931

by Deborah Pickman Clifford Nicholas R. Clifford

In their new book, Deborah Pickman Clifford and Nicholas R. Clifford revisit the devastating flood that wreaked unprecedented destruction on New England in November 1927. Vermont sustained the greatest damage by far, with eighty-four deaths (or three-quarters of the total casualties) and property losses totaling thirty to forty million in 1927 dollars (more than eighty-six dollars for every man, woman, and child then in the state). These losses were proportionally far higher than the corresponding ones suffered in the regions ravaged by the huge Mississippi floods earlier that year. In these pre-FEMA years and in true Green Mountain State style, Vermonters by and large had to confront the emergency on their own, and this at a time when the boom of the mid and late 1920s had largely bypassed Vermont, a rural state with little industry and a stagnant population. Contrary to popular belief, however,Vermont did accept federal, Red Cross, and other outside assistance. "The Troubled Roar of the Waters" is the story of the flood, the formation and work of emergency relief committees, the efforts to rebuild in a harsh climate, and the ways in which the disaster fundamentally affected the state's political and social development. Though the 1920s traditionally have been represented primarily as a prelude to the Depression and the New Deal, new scholarship sees the nation entering a period of rapid and unnerving change in these years. Cities and suburbs mushroomed, the automobile revolutionized society, new and larger forms of business and industry flourished, and tensions mounted between new immigrants and the "old stock. " The Cliffords build on this, using public and private archival collections to inform their riveting story, fleshing out the historical record and adding key perspectives to this broader emerging debate over how the decade is viewed. For specialists and general readers alike, the authors place the story of the 1927 flood within the larger context of early twentieth-century American history, establishing the event and its aftermath as emblematic of the age.

Cases in Comparative Politics Fifth Edition

by Don Share Patrick H. O'Neil Karl Fields

Cases for Comparative Politics, Fifth Edition, is a set of thirteen country studies that describe politics in the United Kingdom, the United States, India, Brazil, Iran, France, Germany, Japan, Russia, China, Mexico, South Africa, and Nigeria. This casebook applies the conceptual framework developed in the core textbook, Essentials of Comparative Politics, across countries with a consistent organization that integrates concepts and cases, facilitates comparison, and aids understanding.

The United States Presidents Illustrated

by Robert M. Reed

This comprehensive volume includes all 44 American presidents, from the nation's first to the most recent. Concise text highlights their lives, the times, and political climate in which they lived.

The Usborne Encyclopedia of World Religions: Internet-linked 

by Susan Meredith Clare Hickman

The book will help readers gain an understanding of what people of different faiths believe, where and how people worship, the impact of religion on society, rites of passage, custom and festivals.

Bushfire Rescue ( Extreme Adventures - Book 2 )

by Justin D'Ath

Sam Fox has gone to the high country in his holidays to stay with his grandparents. He was trying to stop cattle rustlers from stealing a stud bull, but injured and isolated in the mountains during a horrific bushfire. To survive, he must rely on his courage; ingenuity, and the help of Chainsaw - a mad old rodeo bull!

Wind Power [On Level, Grade 2]

by Ann Weil

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Where Are They Going? [On Level, Grade 2]

by Brian Hannigan Ana Ocha

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A Tree Full of Life [On Level, Grade 2]

by Susan Evento

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Thirteen Is a Crowd [On Level, Grade 2]

by Jerome Anderson Jesse Graber

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The Sounds of Trash [On Level, Grade 2]

by Susan Evento

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Our Beautiful Tree [On Level, Grade 2]

by George Ulrich Yolanda Garcia

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A Little World [On Level, Grade 2]

by Liza Woodruff Betsy Hebert

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How to Be a Smart Shopper [On Level, Grade 2]

by Jonathan Chen

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Forces At Work [On Level, Grade 2]

by Beverly Harris

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