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Hooray! It's dim sum day! Ma-Ma wants [picture of something round] Ba-Ba likes [picture of something long and thin and curled] My sisters pick [picture of two bowls of square food, one light and one dark] And I love [picture of something round with crimped edges] Dumplings, cakes, buns and tarts--it's hard to decide. But when we go for dim sum, we can all choose our favorite dishes. And then share them with everyone! Which dish would you choose?
Have you ever wondered: Why Asians love "Hello Kitty"? What the tattooed Chinese characters really say? How to achieve feng shui for optimum make-out sessions? Where Asian cuties meet the white guys who love them? Then you'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll realize this book is better than a Broadway production of Cats when you read scenes that include: twenty-something Lindsey Owyang mastering the intricacies of office voicemail and fax dialing an authentic Chinese banquet where Number One Son shows off his language skills by speaking "Chinglish" dating disasters with grandsons of Grandma's mahjong partners the discovery that the real China looks nothing like the pavilion at Disney World karaoke And all the while Lindsey is falling in lust with the "white devil" in her politically correct office. But will Grandma's stinky Chinese ointments send him running? Or will Lindsey realize that the path to true love lies somewhere between the dim sum and the pepperoni pizza?
Enter the gateway to desire and celebrate the thrill and excitement of finding passion in the most exotic and unexpected places... Islands of Desire by Lindsay Evans Erica Cross's tightly scheduled Greek Island getaway is thrown into disarray by a longer-than-expected cruise off Santorini. But hard-bodied and mysterious crewman Nikolas Stephanides makes this recent law school grad forget all about timetables-and her inhibitions. Is Erica's gorgeous lover too good to be true? Liquid Chocolate by Velvet Carter Gourmet chocolatier Mika Madison is staying passionately single. Blaine Chess plans to change her mind, but she is just as determined to resist his sexy advances. Until the attraction simmering between them explodes during an unforgettable night in snowy Vail...that really melts them both! Her Wild and Sexy Nights by Theodora Taylor Janatha Simmons is jetting off to Paris solo to take her mind off a very public breakup that has left her with no love for athletes. But before the plane even lands, she's starting a sizzling fling with ruggedly sexy Mick Attwater, and he's taking her to new sky-high heights. Could this affair turn into something more-even after his secret is revealed?
A never-before-translated collection by the bestselling author of Suite FrançaiseWritten between 1934 and 1942, these ten gem-like stories mine the same terrain of Némirovsky's bestselling novel Suite Française: a keen eye for the details of social class; the tensions between mothers and daughters, husbands and wives; the manners and mannerisms of the French bourgeoisie; questions of religion and personal identity. Moving from the drawing rooms of pre-war Paris to the lives of men and women in wartime France, here we find the beautiful work of a writer at the height of her tragically short career.From the Trade Paperback edition.
The realities of teen prostitution are revealed in this eye-opening, heartbreaking story from the author of America, which Booklist called "a piercing, unforgettable novel" and Kirkus Reviews deemed "a work of sublime humanity."As a teen girl in Newark, New Jersey, lost in the foster care system, Dime just wants someone to care about her, to love her. A family. And that is exactly what she gets--a daddy and two "wifeys." So what if she has to go out and earn some coins to keep her place? It seems a fair enough exchange for love.Dime never meant to become a prostitute. It happened so gradually, she pretty much didn't realize it was happening until it was too late. But when a new "wifey" joins the family and Dime finds out that Daddy doesn't love her the way she thought he did, will Dime have the strength to leave? And will Daddy let her?
Fast-paced and inspirational, The Million Dollar Mystery series is from bestselling author Mindy Starns Clark. Attorney Callie Webber investigates nonprofit organizations for the J. O. S. H. U. A. Foundation and awards the best of them grants up to a million dollars. In this series, Callie comes across a mystery she must solve using her skills as a former private investigator. A young widow, Callie finds strength in her faith in God and joy in her relationship with her employer, Tom. --- In book number three of The Million Dollar Mystery series, Callie suddenly finds herself involved in the life of a young wife and mother whose husband has disappeared&possibly the victim of foul play. Callie has come to the beautiful Smoky Mountains hoping to award a million-dollar grant to the charity set up in the woman's late husband's honor. But in the search for a missing migrant worker, a body is discovered, which puts the grant on hold and her new romance with her mysterious boss in peril. Trusting in God, Callie forges steadily ahead through a mire of clues that lead her deeper and deeper into danger.
FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF BITTEN--NOW A SYFY SERIESFrom one of today's most original writers comes the mesmerizing tale of an exceptional young woman caught up in an otherworldly realm where some will stop at nothing to get what they want. Paige Winterbourne was always either too young or too rebellious to succeed her mother as leader of one of the world's most powerful elite organizations--the American Coven of Witches. Now that she is twenty-three and her mother is dead, the Elders can no longer deny her. But even Paige's wildest antics can't hold a candle to those of her new charge--an orphan who is all too willing to use her budding powers for evil...and evil is all too willing to claim her. For this girl is being pursued by a dark faction of the supernatural underworld. They are a vicious group who will do anything to woo the young, malleable, and extremely powerful neophyte, including commit murder--and frame Paige for the crime. It's an initiation into adulthood, womanhood, and the brutal side of magic that Paige will have to do everything within her power to make sure they both survive.From the Paperback edition.
The two lectures presented in this important volume were delivered by Erik H. Erikson at the second annual Jefferson Lectures in the Humanities, sponsored by The National Endowment for the Humanitites. In the first lecture, entitled "The Founders: Jeffersonion Action and Faith," Erikson uses selected themes from Jefferson's life to illustrate some principles of psychohistory. In the second lecture, "The Inheritors: Modern Insight and Foresight," Erikson applied his main concepts to the problems of ongoing history. The title of the lectures contains one such concept. "New identity" is the result of radical historical change and is here meant to characterize the emerging American identity as first embodied in such men as Jefferson. Erikson first explores certain themes in his examination of the emerging American identity during Jefferson's time. He then attempts to relate the Jeffersonian themes to contemporary problems of repression and suppression, of moralistic vindication, and true liberation by insight. Finally, Erikson maintains that now that children will be born by the privileged choice of parental persons, an adult environment fitting the living and the to-be-living becomes an ethical necessity. There is no question that this work ranks among Erikson's most challenging and seminal books.
Consequentialism, one of the major theories of normative ethics, maintains that the moral rightness of an act is determined solely by the act's consequences. The traditional form of consequentialism is one-dimensional, in that the rightness of an act is a function of a single moral aspect, such as the sum total of wellbeing it produces. In this book Martin Peterson introduces a new type of consequentialist theory: multidimensional consequentialism. According to this theory, an act's moral rightness depends on several separate dimensions, including individual wellbeing, equality and risk. Peterson's novel approach shows that moral views about equality and risk that were previously thought to be mutually incompatible can be rendered compatible, and his precise theoretical discussion helps the reader to understand better the distinction between consequentialist and non-consequentialist theories. His book will interest a wide range of readers in ethics.
In the Fifth Edition of her acclaimed text, Elizabeth D. Hutchison explores the multiple dimensions of both person and environment and their dynamic interaction in the production of human behavior. Thoroughly updated, the text weaves its hallmark case studies with the latest innovations in theory and research for a comprehensive and global perspective on human behavior.
This popular text, now in its fourth edition, "unpacks" the various dimensions of literacy--linguistic and other sign systems; cognitive; sociocultural; and developmental--and at the same time accounts for the interrelationships among them. Distinguished by its examination of literacy from a multidimensional and interdisciplinary perspective, it provides a strong conceptual foundation upon which literacy curriculum and instruction in school settings can be grounded. Linking theory and research to practice in an understandable, user-friendly manner, the text provides in-depth coverage of the dimensions of literacy, includes demonstrations and "hands-on" activities, examines authentic reading and writing events that reflect key concepts, and summarizes the concepts in tables and figures. Changes in the Fourth Edition* Addresses academic language, new literacies/multiliteracies, and their relationship to literacy learning* More fully develops the developmental dimension of literacy in separate chapters on adult mediation and learner construction* Expands the discussion of multimodal literacies* Extends and integrates the discussion of bilingualism and biliteracy throughout the text* Integrates instructional implications more fully throughout
These are life stories of various individuals from different races, ethnic groups, religions, and social classes. The authors highlight important areas in the individuals' lives that had an impact on the formation of their cultural identity.
Dinah is different from all the other puppies in her litter. Even her mother tells her that people don't want dogs who are different. But one day a man comes to look at Dinah just because she is different--and might make a good Guide Dog!
Dinah's two hunky best friends, Ian and Taylor, are there for her during any trauma that comes her way. After her boyfriend abuses her, they take her home with them so she can heal. Their relationship changes forever when they decide they want her between them forever and in all ways possible. Granted, they arouse her beyond anything she'd ever dreamed possible and give her a new sense of completion. She'd just never imagined the American dream with Dick and Jane... and Robert. Odd things soon start happening--ugly things that make her doubt who she's becoming. In reaction, she resists her desires, ignoring her gut feelings. Will she give in to her family's and society's pressures? Or will she find a way to give in to her darkest desire, to be the woman in the middle?
This is the fifth volume in the Oratory of Classical Greece. This series presents all of the surviving speeches from the late fifth and fourth centuries B.C. in new translations prepared by classical scholars who are at the forefront of the discipline. These translations are especially designed for the needs and interests of today's undergraduates, Greekless scholars in other disciplines, and the general public. Classical oratory is an invaluable resource for the study of ancient Greek life and culture. The speeches offer evidence on Greek moral views, social and economic conditions, political and social ideology, law and legal procedure, and other aspects of Athenian culture that have been largely ignored: women and family life, slavery, and religion, to name just a few. This volume combines the surviving speeches of three orators who stand at the end of the classical period. Dinarchus was not an Athenian, but he was called on to write speeches in connection with a corruption scandal (the Harpalus affair) that put an end to the career of Demosthenes. His speeches thus raise many of the vital issues surrounding the Macedonian conquest of Athens and the final years of Athenian democracy. Hyperides was an important public figure who was involved in many of the events described by Dinarchus and Lycurgus. His speeches open a window into many interesting facets of Athenian life. Lycurgus was one of the leading politicians in Athens during the reign of Alexander the Great and put Athenian public finances on a more secure footing. He was also a deeply religious man, who tried to revive Athenian patriotism after the crushing defeat at Chaeronea.
Food Network star Guy Fieri takes you on a tour of America's most colorful diners, drive-ins, and dives in this tie-in to his enormously popular television show, complete with recipes, photos, and memorabilia. Packed with Guy's iconic personality, Diners, Drive-ins and Dives follows his hot-rod trips around the country, mapping out the best places most of us have never heard of. From digging in at legendary burger joint the Squeeze Inn in Sacramento, California, baking Peanut Pie from Virginia Diner in Wakefield, Virginia, or kicking back with Pete's "Rubbed and Almost Fried" Turkey Sandwich from Panini Pete's in Fairhope, Alabama, Guy showcases the amazing personalities, fascinating stories, and outrageously good food offered by these American treasures.
Book 4 in the Adventures Down Under series for middle-grade readers. Patrick and Becky find themselves in the middle of a dangerous confrontation between the town troublemakers and the local aborigines. Can they win the battle?
From the book Jacket: Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, natural habitat, and relationship to humans of the Australian wild dog known as the dingo THE AUSTRALIAN ANIMAL LIBRARY Discover six of the weird and wonderful animals of Australia, the island continent "down under." Read about their curious habits, their conflicts with peoplt and their future. Crocodiles Dingoes Kangaroos Koalas Tasmanian Devils Wombats
"Chef" Joy Ballard longs for a simpler life. But when a good-looking outsider arrives and spices things up, life becomes deliciously complicated.Host of a regionally syndicated cooking show, Joy Ballard has a little secret: she can't cook. But when her show is picked up by a major network and given a prime time slot, her world heats up faster than a lowcountry boil.Enter Luke Redmond: handsome, creative, and jobless after having to declare bankruptcy of his Manhatten restaurant. When her producers ask him to co-host the show, Joy sees Luke as her way out. But Luke sees much more than just a co-host in Joy. Their relationship begins to simmer on and off set. Until Joy's secret is revealed and her reputation is ruined on national television by her rival, Wenda Devine.But could Devine's cruelty be a divine gift? Losing Luke--and her sister--forces Joy to consider where her worth really comes from. Could God be cooking up an even bigger adventure from the mess? And will Joy hang on long enough to find out?
Case study that presents & interprets the rich qualities of Dinka life. The reader learns of the structure of society, sex roles, courtship, kinship, age-sets & rivalries, the family, property, mores, law, religion, philosophy, poetry, & dance.
Dinkin Dings is afraid of everything. Only the Frightening Things-the three monsters who live under his bed-don't scare him. So when Dinkin suspects the people next door are evil zombies in disguise, he enlists his three friends to help take them down. But can a ghost, a skeleton, and a monster help a panic-stricken boy rid the world of a family of zombies? .
"Does heroin give you pimples?" Tucker asked. "All junk does. Junkies love sweets," Dinky said authoritatively. "I never met a junkie who didn't verge on bulbous acne. " "How can you eat and talk about bulbous acne?" Tucker said. "I'm not finicky," Dinky answered.
One Saturday night a bankrupt bachelor in his sixties and his mother dine with a wealthy friend. They discuss their endlessly connected neighbors.<P><P> They talk about a mysterious pit that opened up one day, and the old bricklayer who sometimes walked to the cemetery to cheer himself up. Anxious to show off his valuable antiques, the host shows his guests old windup toys and takes them to admire an enormous doll. Back at home, the bachelor decides to watch some late night TV before retiring. The news quickly takes a turn for the worse as, horrified, the newscaster finds herself reporting about the dead rising from their graves, leaving the cemetery, and sucking the blood of the living--all somehow, disturbingly reminiscent of the dinner party.
Today, more than ever, families are sitting down to eat dinner together and share the events of their days. But when one or more family members has diabetes, it's hard to find a fun and creative meal that everyone can enjoy - until now! With this cookbook, family cooks no longer have to struggle to create delicious and healthy meals for all to enjoy. With a dinner recipe for every night of the year, this one-of-a-kind cookbook offers everything from well-balanced family favorites to cultural treats. This book features recipes like: Sweet Potato Flour Crepes; Honey and Cider Glaze for Baked Chicken; Crunchy "Fried" Catfish Fillets; Pasta and Smoked Trout with Lemon Pesto; Cinnamon Grilled Pork Tenderloin; Roasted Butternut Squash Pasta; and other tasty, low sugar treats! Finally, diabetes-friendly dishes don't have to be boring - and they're easier than ever to fix!
Picture this: You come home and everyone's asking for dinner. You're tired and it's late-but there's no need to worry because dinner is already ready and waiting in your slow cooker! Now all you have to do is set the table and call in the troops. With 365 irresistible slow-cooked recipes sure to please the whole family, this one-of-a-kind cookbook provides oodles of options for your busy life, including delicious meals like:Cheesy Broccoli Noodle SoupMacaroni and Cheese with HamburgerCuban Black Bean StewBeef BourguignonChicken CacciatorePepperoni RigatoniMake Dinner a Day: Slow Cooker a staple in your kitchen and you'll be sitting down to a great family dinner sooner than you ever thought possible!Margaret Kaeter is a freelance writer whose extensive articles on health and nutrition have appeared in publications such as New Woman, BEEF, and Entrepreneur. She is the author of several cookbooks, including The Everything Slow Cooker Cookbook, The Everything Holiday Cookbook, and The Everything(r) Mexican Cookbook. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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