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Houghton Mifflin California Science Interactive Text (Grade 4)

by Houghton Mifflin

The California edition of the popular 5th grade science text.

Pearson Physics

by James Vaiker

The 2014 edition of the popular physics textbook series. Every class contains a unique and diverse group of students. Pearson Physics supports each student's unique learning style, offering all students a path to success.

29 CFR 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations

by Mancomm

In the November 9, 2012 edition of the Federal Register, OSHA broadened the exemption for digger derricks in its standard for cranes and derricks. OSHA issued a final standard updating the requirements for cranes and derricks on August 9, 2010, and the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) petitioned for review of the standard in the United States Court of Appeals. After petitioning, EEI provided OSHA with new information regarding digger derricks. OSHA reviewed the additional information and the rulemaking record, and decided to broaden the exemption for digger derricks used in the electric-utility industry by means of this direct final rule. This direct final rule became effective on February 7, 2013, and affects §1926.952(c)(2).

Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time

by Brigid Schulte

According to the Leisure Studies Department at the University of Iowa, true leisure is "that place in which we realize our humanity." If that's true, argues Brigid Schulte, then we're doing dangerously little realizing of our humanity. In Overwhelmed, Schulte, a staff writer for The Washington Post, asks: Are our brains, our partners, our culture, and our bosses making it impossible for us to experience anything but "contaminated time"?<P> Schulte first asked this question in a 2010 feature for The Washington Post Magazine: "How did researchers compile this statistic that said we were rolling in leisure--over four hours a day? Did any of us feel that we actually had downtime? Was there anything useful in their research--anything we could do?"<P> Overwhelmed is a map of the stresses that have ripped our leisure to shreds, and a look at how to put the pieces back together. Schulte speaks to neuroscientists, sociologists, and hundreds of working parents to tease out the factors contributing to our collective sense of being overwhelmed, seeking insights, answers, and inspiration. She investigates progressive offices trying to invent a new kind of workplace; she travels across Europe to get a sense of how other countries accommodate working parents; she finds younger couples who claim to have figured out an ideal division of chores, childcare, and meaningful paid work. Overwhelmed is the story of what she found out.

Following Ezra: What One Father Learned about Gumby, Otters, Autism, and Love from His Extraordinary Son

by Tom Fields-Meyer

A very insightful book on Autism that brings alive a beautiful relationship between a father and son and also emphasizes that children need most is parents who love and appreciate them no matter what challenges they may face.

The Songs of Stephen C. Foster: from His Time to Ours

by William W. Austin

With some elements of biography of Stephen C. Foster, and his simple musical techniques, this book has a pattern that gives more emphasis to poetry, to history, and to cultural contrasts and connections during his time.

Race, Reform, and Rebellion

by Manning Marable

This edition ensembles the struggles and revolutions surrounding the African American people right from periods of civil war,during reconstruction post world war II and moves on to include the effects of recent catastrophic events of the 21st century.

The Beginner's Guide to Doing Qualitative Research

by Erin Horvat Mary Lou Heron Emily Tancredi-Brice Agbenyega Bradley W. Bergey

Designed for aspiring ethnographers and qualitative researchers, this book is organized into three parts that addresses the key phases of any ethnographic project: beginning a project, collecting data in the field, and analysing data and writing about your study.

Genes, Cells and Brains

by Hilary Rose Steven Rose

Our fates lie in our genes and not in the stars, said James Watson, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA. But Watson could not have predicted the scale of the industry now dedicated to this new frontier. Since the launch of the multibillion-dollar Human Genome Project, the biosciences have promised miracle cures and radical new ways of understanding who we are. But where is the new world we were promised?In Genes, Cells, and Brains, feminist sociologist Hilary Rose and neuroscientist Steven Rose take on the bioscience industry and its claims. Examining the rivalries between public and private sequencers,the establishment of biobanks, and the rise of stem cell research, they ask why the promised cornucopia of health benefits has failed to emerge. Has bioethics simply become an enterprise? As bodies become increasingly commodified, perhaps the failure to deliver on these promises lies in genomics itself.

LEGO: The LEGO Movie: Junior Novel

by Scholastic Kate Howard

The first ever LEGO(R) movie hits the big screen February 7, 2014! This animated, family-friendly movie has an all-star voice cast. Includes full-color insert! Written and directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs), The LEGO(R) Movie is a hilarious adventure that takes place in a world made entirely from LEGO bricks. Emmet, an ordinary LEGO Minifigure, is mistakenly thought to be an extraordinary Master Builder and he is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant (Lord Business) from gluing the universe together, thus destroying creativity. Now Emmet and his friend Lucy need to go on a quest through various LEGO lands to save the world. The movie is being produced and distributed in conjunction with Warner Bros and has an all-star cast including Chris Pratt (Emmet), Will Ferrell (Lord Business), Elizabeth Banks (Lucy), Liam Neeson (Bad Cop), Allison Brie (Uni Kitty), Nick Offerman (Pirate), Morgan Freeman (Wizard), Will Arnett (Batman), and more!

I Survived Collection #1

by Lauren Tarshis


I Survived Collection #1

by Lauren Tarshis


Confectionately Yours Collection

by Lisa Papademetriou

Confectionately Yours Collection: Books 1-4.

REM World

by Rodman Philbrick

It all begins when Arthur Woodbury (a.k.a. Biscuit Butt) decides he's tired of being out of shape. Hoping to slim down quickly, he purchases a miracle weight-loss product, the REM Sleep Device, which promises to help him lose weight while he sleeps. But when Arthur fails to read all the directions, he's in for a lot more than he expected.

Scholastic Newbery Collection

by Cynthia Rylant Ann M. Martin Karen Hesse Cynthia Lord

These critically acclaimed, bestselling Newbery Winner and Honor books that highlight inner strength and perseverance are now available in this convenient eBook collection! The young protagonists in each of these stories are confronted by varying conflicts, which can only be overcome by their inner will and tenacity. These are stories of family, friendship, and hope. In RULES, all Catherine wants is a "normal" life, and having a brother with autism makes that seem nearly impossible. Summer is sad when her aunt May dies in MISSING MAY. But when a boy from school tells Summer that it's possible to reconnect with her aunt, they go on an adventure. OUT OF THE DUST is written in verse and tells the story of Billie Jo's struggle to survive in the Oklahoma dust bowl years during the Great Depression. Hattie's world is turned upside down in A CORNER OF THE UNIVERSE when her uncle returns after being institutionalized for schizopphrenia and autism.

My America: For This Land

by Kate Mcmullan

In Book Two of Meg's Prairie Diary, Meg Wells is joined by the rest of her family on the Kansas prairie, where they fight alongside the Abolitionists to keep Kansas a free state. In Kate McMullan's second book of Meg's Prairie Diary, Meg's family is reunited on the prairie. Their new life is soon jeopardized by not only the struggle against slavery and those who would have Kansas be a slave state, but also a devastating fire that threatens to destroy their home. But Meg's strong spirit helps her overcome the hardships of life on the prairie. Kate McMullan has once again made Meg a brave and sweet character girls will love. Look for Meg's 3rd diary in August 2003!

Shiver Trilogy

by Maggie Stiefvater

Shiver Sam's not just a normal boy - he has a secret. During the summer he walks and talks as a human, but when the cold comes, he runs with his pack as a wolf. Grace has spent years watching the wolves in the woods behind her house - but never dreamed that she would fall in love with one of them. Now that they've found each other, the clock ticks down on what could be Grace and Sam's only summer together. Linger Can Grace and Sam last? Each will have to fight to stay together - whether it means a reckoning with his werewolf past for Sam, or for Grace, facing a future that is less and less certain. Enter Cole, a new wolf who is wrestling with his own demons, embracing the life of a wolf while denying the ties of being human. For Grace, Sam, and Cole, life is harrowing and euphoric, enticing and alarming. As their world falls apart, love is what lingers. But can it be enough? Forever For Grace, Sam, and Cole, the story continues - only now, the stakes are even higher than before. Wolves are being hunted. Lives are being threatened. It's becoming harder and harder to hold on to one another. In the conclusion to Maggie Stiefvater's bestselling, breathtaking trilogy, love is the question - and the answer.

The Hunger Games Trilogy

by Suzanne Collins

The stunning Hunger Games trilogy is complete! The extraordinary, ground breaking New York Times bestsellers The Hunger Games and Catching Fire, along with the third book in The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay, are available for the first time ever in e-book. Stunning, gripping, and powerful. The trilogy is now complete!<P> Advisory: It has been reported to us that the chapter headings in this book have been rendered by the publisher as images without image descriptions.


by Jessica Shirvington

LOVE WILL KILL US ALL Violet Eden thought she was getting things under control. Then all hell breaks loose--literally. In the war between angels and exiles, she's about to face the biggest baddie of all time. Except she's not nearly ready. The dark exile Phoenix is still messing with her head--not to mention her heart. And her undeniable attraction to Lincoln has gotten downright dangerous. When Hell unleashes its worst, Violet must embrace every facet of her angel self to save the people she cares about and the world as she knows it. But death is not the worst thing she will face...

Midnight on Julia Street

by Ciji Ware

TV reporter Corlis McCullough's investigation of a century-old mystery involving spectacular 19th-century buildings under the threat of the wrecker's ball brings her back into the orbit of her old college nemesis King Duvallon. But now they're mature and companionable, and King shows Corlis a fascinating, hidden side of New Orleans society. Then she begins to be pulled back into the past where corruption, violence, and greed mirror the events of the current day.

A Race to Splendor

by Ciji Ware

Inspired by female architect Julia Morgan, this is the riveting tale of a race against time to rebuild two luxury hotels after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake destroyed 400 city blocks and left 250,000 homeless. Morgan's fictional protegee Amelia Bradshaw and client J.D. Thayer will sacrifice anything to see the city they love rise from the ashes; in the process, they can't help but lose their hearts.

Seduced by the Wolf

by Terry Spear

His first priority is to protect his pack... Werewolf pack leader Leidolf Wildhaven has just taken over a demoralized pack. With rogue wolves on the loose causing havoc and the authorities from the zoo suddenly zeroing in on the local wolf population, the last thing he needs in his territory is a do-gooder female, no matter how beautiful and enticing she is... She'll do anything to help wolves... Biologist Cassie Roux has dedicated her life to protecting wolves in the wild. On a desperate mission to help a she-wolf with newborn pups, the last thing Cassie needs right now is a nosy and entirely too attractive werewolf pack leader trying to track her down... With rogue wolves and hunters threatening at every turn, Cassie and Leidolf may find their attraction the most dangerous force of all...

Island of the Swans

by Ciji Ware

Re-issued in its original full length, this acclaimed and bestselling romantic historical novel by award-winning author Ciji Ware tells the true story of passionate and flamboyant Jane Maxwell, The 4th Duchess of Gordon (1749-1812). In love since childhood with Thomas Fraser, when she hears that he's been killed in America, she marries the Duke of Gordon with disastrous results. But Fraser, very much alive, returns to england to claim her love. In addition to telling a heart-wrenching love story, island of the Swans also paints a fascinating portrait of a powerfuland controversial woman and The tumultuous era inwhich she lived. Patroness of poet Robert Burns, advisorto King George, painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds, JaneMaxwell was a towering figure in her own time and is anunforgettable heroine.

Acute Gynaecology and Early Pregnancy

by Davor Jurkovic Roy Farquharson

Acute gynaecological problems are among the most common reasons for women of reproductive age to seek medical help. Emergency outpatient visits now outnumber elective clinical appointments in gynaecology. With a growing number of patients, increasingly complex diagnostic algorithms and a wide range of management options, the participation and training of senior doctors in this field is vital to ensure women receive the best possible treatment. This book provides a thorough overview of acute gynaecology and early pregnancy and has been designed to reflect the syllabus of the RCOG's Advanced Training Skills Module (ATSM) in 'Early pregnancy and emergency gynaecology'. It covers the diagnosis and management of routine clinical problems, such as miscarriage and tubal pregnancy, as well as less frequently seen presentations, such as uncommon forms of ectopic pregnancy and trophoblastic disease. The use of drugs in early pregnancy and management organisational aspects of care are also addressed.

Cancer and Reproductive Health

by Sean Kehoe Eric Jauniaux Pierre Martin-Hirsch Philip Savage

While cancer affects primarily the elderly, it also occurs in younger age groups, with different implications specifically relating to reproduction. Cancer can also occur during pregnancy itself. This brings together two diverse areas of medicine, encompassing the complexity of cancer and its varied biology and the equally challenging areas of fertility, conception and pregnancy. The 55th RCOG Study Group brought together a range of experts to examine these issues. This book presents the findings of the Study Group, with sections covering: - epidemiology, genetics and basic principles of chemotherapy and radiotherapy - fertility issues and paediatric cancers - gynaecological cancers and precancer - diagnostic dilemmas - the placenta - non-gynaecological cancers - multidisciplinary care and service provision.

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