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Questions of Travel

by Michelle De Kretser

Laura Fraser grows up in Sydney, motherless, with a cold, professional father and an artistic bent. Ravi Mendis lives on the other side of the world--exploring the seductive new world of the internet, his father dead, his mother struggling to get by. Their stories alternate throughout Michelle de Kretser's ravishing new novel, culminating in unlikely fates for them both, destinies influenced by travel--voluntary in her case, enforced in his. With money from an inheritance, Laura sets off to see the world, returning to Sydney to work for a publisher of a travel guides. There she meets Ravi, now a Sri Lankan political exile who wants only to see a bit of Australia and make a living. Where do these two disparate characters, and an enthralling array of others, truly belong? With her trademark subtlety, wit, and dazzling prose, Michelle de Kretser shows us that, in the 21st century, they belong wherever they want to and can be--home or away.btlety, Michelle de Kretser shows us that, in the 21st century, they belong wherever they want to and can be--home or away. She has written a masterful novel for our time that resonates with dazzling beauty, uncanny common sense, sharp wit, and a deep knowledge of what makes us tick.

Questions That Matter: An Invitation to Philosophy, 6th Edition

by Ed. L. Miller Jon Jensen

This book introduces readers to the fundamental, timeless, and pressing questions of philosophy. The authors present primary source readings and an extensive pedagogical program that includes running summaries, high-interest boxes, biographies, epigrams, and philosophical dictionary. The new edition has been streamlined and revised to include a new chapter on Democracy, which expands the coverage of the ever-evolving realm of social and political philosophy.

Questions Young People Ask, Answers That Work: Volume 1 (2nd Edition)

by Watch Tower Bible Tract Society of New York Inc.

The sections of this book enable adolescents and parents alike to face and work through some of the most challenging problems that confront people in our changing times. It is filled with planners to help us face situations and circumstances that could otherwise be debilitating. True to life examples and the outcome derived from applying this information are truly helpful to teens and to parents and custodians alike.

Questions Young People Ask, Answers That Work: Volume II

by Watch Tower Bible Tract Society of Pennsylvania

To young people going through adolescence can be like walking a tightrope. Each step may seem unsure--even frightening. Parents would like to spare their youth from this dilemma, but it is impossible. This book has been designed for both parents and youths to make it through this rough period in life and emerge as responsible individuals. The book covers the most important areas of life, some areas and questions are covered that youths may feel uneasy discussing with others. Each chapter provides a "role model", an action plan and suggested tips to make these life choices easier. Although there is no adult content in the book, subjects that are discussed here are open, frank and not for preteens.

The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking

by Dale Carnegie Dorothy Carnegie

Business, social and personal satisfaction depend heavily upon our ability to communicate clearly to others what we are, what we desire, and what we believe. Learn how to communicate effectively!

The Quick and the Dead

by Louis L'Amour

When Duncan McKaskel decided to move his family west, he knew he would face dangers, and he was prepared for them. He knew about the exhausting terrain, and he was expecting the punishing elements. What he worried about was having to use violence against other men--men who would follow him and try to steal the riches that he didn't even possess.Yet bandits were only part of McKaskel's worries. For a mysterious stranger, Con Vallian, had appeared one night and saved his life. But was Vallian's true interest Duncan's wife, Susanna? And, more important, how did she feel about him?As they push on into the wilderness, Duncan must discover who is the greater threat--the thieves outside his camp or the enigmatic stranger within....From the Paperback edition.

Quick Answers for Busy Teachers

by Annette Breaux Todd Whitaker

Deftly handle the sixty most common problems classroom teachers faceQuick Answers for Busy Teachers presents some of the most common challenges teachers encounter in the classroom, and provides expert help toward solving those problems. This easy-to-read guide is organized into short, discreet chapters, making it an ideal quick reference for on-the-spot answers, with practical advice and concise, actionable solutions. Readers will develop systems for dealing with issues that repeatedly crop up, from handling the out-of-control class to falling out of love with the job. The book offers innovative methods and techniques that improve student achievement and behavior while minimizing stress on the teacher. Recover from challenging situations with parents, students, coworkers, or administrators, implement a system that keeps those challenges from happening again, and learn to relax and enjoy this richly rewarding profession.Teaching is difficult. Educators must grapple with a roomful of diverse students, an evolving curriculum, massive organization of books, papers, and supplies, and ever-changing technology. They must deal with challenges from uninvolved parents, overinvolved parents, administrators, and fellow educators. This book helps teachers avoid some of the frustration by providing solutions for the sixty most common challenges teachers face.Deal with the student pushing your buttons, and get that student actively engaged in meaningful learningKeep students on task, and deal effectively with poor test performanceSpeak your mind at faculty meetingsDeal with negative coworkers effectivelyHandle problem parents without embarrassing students or sacrificing professionalismAs a teacher, igniting young minds is only a small part of the battle - it's usually everything else that makes teachers occasionally reconsider their career choice. With solutions and systems in place ahead of time, readers can handle challenges swiftly and skillfully with Quick Answers for Busy Teachers.

Quick Bites: A Short Story Collection

by Jennifer Rardin

Now, together in one place for the first time, Quick Bites combines Jennifer Rardin's short stories into a wild ride of vampires, zombies, and voodoo that is impossible to put down. This omnibus edition includes the stories "Scouting Jasmine," "The Golem Hunt," "An Evening For Jaz and Vayl," "Paul and Brady Get Hoodoo with the Voodoo," and "Zombie Jamboree." Word Count ~ 27,000

Quick & Easy Low-Fat Recipes

by Nicola Graimes

Cut the fat, lose weight, and live more healthily! With a wide range of yummy dishes inspired by world cuisines--including Strawberry & Ricotta Muffins, Chili Beef Fajitas, Fish Tikka Brochettes, and Thai Green Vegetable Curry--this cookbook proves you don't have to give up taste to eat well. There are even luscious desserts, such as a Chocolate & Orange Mousse, plus advice on sticking to a low-fat diet, invaluable menu plans, and an easy-to-follow nutritional breakdown for each recipe, detailing overall fat content, saturated fat level and calories, as well as symbols highlighting nutritional benefits.

Quick & Easy Low-Sugar Recipes

by Nicola Graimes

Low-sugar doesn't have to mean no-flavor--and it doesn't mean you have to resort to artificial sweeteners with their reported adverse health effects. Here are 100 easy-to-follow recipes for breakfast and brunches, lunches, and dinners, as well as a specially extended chapter on the sweetest treats of all: desserts, cookies, and cakes. From Banana Porridge to Roasted Mushrooms with Bacon, these dishes are sure to delight the whole family. And, because they're carefully devised to be low in salt and saturated fats as well as in sugar, and high in unrefined carbohydrates and fiber, they're perfect for diabetics.

Quick & Easy Pressure Cooking

by Bob Warden

The flavors of pressure cooked meals, using these quick and easy recipes are unsurpassed.

A Quick Guide to Behaviour Management in the Early Years

by Simon Brownhill Emily E. Bullock

Managing the behaviour of young children can be a real challenge, this book provides you with 100 tried and tested ideas for the long, medium and short term. It shows how to select and adopt the right approach, how to analyze, reflect on and modify practice to ensure consistency and fairness and that positive behaviour develops. Each of the 100 ideas focuses on a single strategy, and looks at: - structures and systems; - using fun, child-orientated resources; - rewarding good behaviour, and managing sanctions; - the advanftages of various approaches; - case studies from practice; - adaptations of strategies for different settings and ages. The book suggests lively strategies that keep behaviour management fresh and effective. Advice is given to support children with Special Educational Needs and examples of behaviour management in different settings are shared. An easily accessible guide for all practitioners working with children aged 3 to 8.

A Quick Guide to the Low-GL Diet

by Patrick Holford

Patrick Holford's low-GL diet is a simple and effective way to seriously improve your health. Since the first edition of the diet was published in 2004 numerous people have tried it and can testify to its effectiveness for weight loss - not only that but it improves long-term health and vitality. This book summarises the main principles of the diet and provides everything you need to get started. So what is a low-GL diet? Essentially it is a way of keeping your blood sugar steady so that you avoid the rolleroaster effect caused by a high intake of sugar and refined carbohydrates. Why is this important? Because fluctuating blood sugar causes the body to store excess energy as fat and, as well as piling on the pounds, in the long term leads to a whole host of related problems, from a lack of energy to an increased risk of diabetes and heart disease. Clear and easy to follow, A Quick Guide to the Low-GL Diet is perfect for anyone who wants to transform their weight - and their health - with a diet that's sensible and truly effective. NOTE: the information in this book is taken from The Low-GL Diet Bible, by Patrick Holford.

Quick Knits With Today's Yarns

by Jayne Davis

Knitters who want to create today's popular fashions in a minimal amount of time will love this book, with 50 projects that can be completed using just two basic stitches knit and purl. This book explains each technique in easy-to-follow instructions, so that even beginners will be successful in creating these fun and funky pieces! A delicious array of popular yarns in sparkly metallics, "soft fuzzies," cozy chenilles, "eyelash" yarns, and ribbons of every variety are used to create hats, shawls, scarves, purses and covers ups. Many projects feature embellishments such as beads, buttons, tassels and fringes. Sprinkled throughout the book are tidbits on the history of knitting, tips to making easier, and sidebars teaching specific techniques.

Quick Knits with Today's Yarns

by Jayne S. Davis

Knitters who want to create today's popular fashions in a minimal amount of time will love this book, with 50 projects that can be completed using just two basic stitches knit and purl. This book explains each technique in easy-to-follow instructions, so that even beginners will be successful in creating these fun and funky pieces! A delicious array of popular yarns in sparkly metallics, "soft fuzzies," cozy chenilles, "eyelash" yarns, and ribbons of every variety are used to create hats, shawls, scarves, purses and covers ups. Many projects feature embellishments such as beads, buttons, tassels and fringes. Sprinkled throughout the book are tidbits on the history of knitting, tips to making easier, and sidebars teaching specific techniques.

Quick & Legal Will Book

by Denis Clifford Attorney

Make your own legal will, quickly & easily! If you want to create a will with the least amount of time and trouble, Quick & Legal Will Book is for you. It provides forms and step-by-step instructions to make a basic will that meets your needs. Find out how to: name beneficiaries choose a guardian set up a trust for minors name an executor finalize your will change or revoke a will and more The book provides all the forms you need as tear-outs and on CD-ROM, including an all-purpose will, and customized wills for a: single person with no children single person with children married person with children married person with no children The 6th edition is updated to reflect changes in the law, including information about the new estate tax law.

Quick Moves (Angel Park Soccer Stars #8)

by Dean Hughes

When she finds that she is no longer taller than most of the other players, Heidi has to adjust to playing wing instead of striker.

Quick Projects with Jelly Rolls

by Brioni Greenberg

In Quick Projects with Jelly Rolls, author Brioni Greenberg shows you how to use up your scraps with quick and easy projects.Projects include:Winterberry Table RunnerJaunty Button-Down iPad CaseFairytale Pins 'n' Things

The Quick-Reference Guide to Marriage and Family Counseling

by Tim Clinton John Trent Ron Hawkins

We all know of families or marriages in crisis. When those suffering in such situations turn to us for help, where do we turn? The Quick-Reference Guide to Marriage and Family Counseling provides the answers. It is an A.Z. guide for assisting people helpers pastors, professional counselors, youth workers, and everyday believers to easily access a full array of information to aid them in (formal and informal) counseling situations. Issues addressed by Clinton and Trent include affairs and adultery, communication in marriage, parenting, sibling rivalry, and many more. Each of the forty topics covered follows a helpful eight part outline and identifies: 1) typical symptoms and patterns, 2) definitions and key thoughts, 3) questions to ask, 4) directions for the conversation, 5) action steps, 6) biblical insights, 7) prayer starters, and 8) recommended resources. About the series The Quick-Reference Guides are AZ guides that assist people helpers pastors, professional counselors, youth workers, and everyday believers to easily access a full array of information to aid them in (formal and informal) counseling situations. Each of the forty topics covered follows a helpful eight part outline and identifies: 1) typical symptoms and patterns, 2) definitions and key thoughts, 3) questions to ask, 4) directions for the conversation, 5) action steps, 6) biblical insights, 7) prayer starters, and 8) recommended resources.

Quick Scripture Reference for Counseling

by John G. Kruis

This revised and expanded third edition is specially designed to help people use the Scriptures more effectively in their lives. Scripture passages, taken from the NIV, on practical topics are thoughtfully arranged in a numbered list so users can see their significance at a glance. With this collection, readers have the pertinent Bible passages at their fingertips when they need them most.

Quick Sex

by Alex Algren

Alex Algren likes flash fiction, especially if it is about quickies. In she has curated a collection of delectable bon mots to quicken the pulse and give you ideas for your next lunch hour!A waitress delights in weakening a restaurateur's resolve by pro

Quick & Simple Crochet for the Home

by Tanis Galik Melissa Armstrong

Learn to stitch everyday items for your kitchen, bedroom and more with Quick and Simple Crochet for the Home! Look inside to find: 10 unique patterns from independent crochet designers. Simple technique guides for creating eye-catching stitches. Beautiful and durable projects perfect for any skill level.

Quick & Simple Crochet Hats

by Melissa Armstrong Ava Lynne Green

Learn to stitch your own caps, cloches and more with Quick and Simple Crochet Hats! Look inside to find: 8 unique patterns from independent crochet designers. Simple technique guides for creating eye-catching stitches. Beautifully wearable projects perfect for any skill level!

Quick Team-Building Activities For Busy Managers

by Thierry Groensteen

Just because your team doesn't have the time or the budget to embark on a full-scale training program doesn't mean you have to abandon the idea of team-building exercises altogether. Quick Team-Building Activities for Busy Managers presents 50 fun, practical exercises to choose from, and you don't need any special facilities, expensive products, or previous training experience to get great results -- in minutes! Book jacket.

Quick-Word: Handbook for Everyday Writers

by Rebecca Sitton Robert Forest

Fingertip reference for 1,020 high-frequency words develops independent spellers and writers. Space included for students to add their own difficult words plus abbreviations, homophones, and more.

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