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Written in 1905 by the Chamberlain Association of America, Higgins felt this book should be reprinted in its original format.
Where do you go when nowhere is safe? From the author of Death Waits for You, which Ann Rule called "a suspense-filled exercise in terror," comes a new novel of a woman facing a menacing danger she cannot escape no matter where she runs. When an attempted rape in her city apartment leaves artist Abby Carter deeply shaken, she flees to the beautiful Victorian house she recently inherited in a tiny town on the upper Hudson River. But rumors of ghosts from generations past, and an unsolved murder, are unsettling...while handsome local homicide detective Bud Williams investigates a brand-new rash of violent crime. Empathy with a terrified victim leads Abby to use her artistic skills to capture the face of a local serial rapist. But when the portrait leads to an arrest, Abby starts receiving threats and anonymous phone calls, and the house she believed to be a refuge becomes instead a place from her worst nightmare. Bud vows to protect her, but Abby knows she must look into the face of evil herself, because failure could mean her life.
The first novel in a highly original fantasy trilogy One young girl holds the fate of a city in her hands-If she fails, it spells her doom-and the end of her world. Twice in the history of the city of Amenkor, the White Fire had swept over the land. Over a thousand years ago it came from the east, covering the entire city, touching everyone, leaving them unburned--but bringing madness in its wake, a madness that only ended with the death of the ruling Mistress of the city. Five years ago the Fire came again, and Amenkor has been spiraling into ruin ever since. The city's only hope rests in the hands of a young girl, Varis, who has taught herself the art of survival and has been trained in the ways of the assassin. Venturing deep into the heart of Amenkor, Varis will face her harshest challenges and greatest opportunities. And it is here that she will either find her destiny--or meet her doom.
Snowy situation! Nancy, George, and Bess are on a ski trip! They are having tons of fun, and Bess proves a natural for the slopes. She even wins a special award! But when the ski supply room is suddenly trashed, all eyes turn to Bess. It looks like she's a suspect this time around. Nancy is sure Bess is innocent, but how can she prove it? And just when it seems things can't get any worse, a snowstorm closes the road home. The Clue Crew is trapped at the ski lodge! Can Nancy find a way to clear Bess's name. . . and will they ever get home?
SOMEBODY'S NOT PLAYING FAIR!Nancy, Bess, and George are going skiing. But the whole weekend is getting crazy. First some bratty boys play catch with Bess's hat. Then George's lucky necklace disappears!Not only that, but someone's getting very pushy on the mountain. It's up to Nancy to find out who's playing all the dirty tricks. Because someone's turning the snow fun into no fun at all!
Skid, the littlest yellow tractor in the equipment yard, wants to be mighty like the giant bulldozers, tall cranes, and massive diggers who tower over him. But all the big machines tell him he is just a dinky tractor with a putt-putt engine. While they are busy building a new road through the mountain, Skid is left behind to take out the garbage. When disaster strikes and a tunnel the machines are digging collapses, Pillar, the biggest bulldozer, is left trapped in the rubble. Only a small opening is left at the tunnel entrance and the only one who can fit through the opening is Skid, who is afraid of the dark. Now it's up to the tiniest tractor to save the day. Can Skid find the courage to do what he was made to do and prove that he doesn't have to be big to be mighty? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6 (NIV)
Illustrates the various styles of skiing, from cross-country to downhill, as well as kinds of equipment and clothing.
The Skilled Helper: A Problem-Management and Opportunity-Development Approach to Helping (Tenth Edition)by Gerard Egan
This book elaborates on the communication skills needed by helpers to engage in a therapeutic dialogue with clients and a detailed overview of the problem-management and opportunity-development process at the heart of helping.
Tara is one of the most inspiring of Buddhist deities, embodying the most compelling and vital qualities of the feminine: beauty, grace, and the ability to nurture, care for, and protect. This complex goddess, whose practice transcends sect and class, is also a true warrior, vanquishing fear and ignorance-in a sense the earliest known incarnation of Buddhist feminism. Skillful Grace is an elegant introduction to practice and meditation techniques based on the Vajrayana path.The book is divided into three main sections. The first contains the basic text of Tara practice, The Essential Instruction on the Threefold Excellence, which connects the seeker to the profound essence of Tara as revealed by Chokgyur Lingpa. The other two sections feature enlightening commentaries on the text by Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, Jamgön Kongtrül, and Adeu Rinpoche. Skillful Grace includes all the preliminaries of Tara practice, as well as its main part and the subsequent yogas. Tara Bennett Goleman's foreword, Marcia Schmidt's introduction, and various appendixes and footnotes add useful context.
In this second edition of the book that has become a classic in the field, award-winning author Stephen D. Brookfield offers inspiration and down-to-earth advice to new and seasoned teachers. The Skillful Teacher is a comprehensive guide that shows how to thrive on the unpredictability and diversity of classroom life and includes insights developed from the hundreds of workshops conducted by the author. This new edition also reflects the many changes that have come about in the decade since the book was first published and includes new chapters that deal with emerging topics such as classroom diversity and teaching in online learning environments.
Skills and Inequality studies the political economy of education and training reforms from the perspective of comparative welfare state research. Highlighting the striking similarities between established worlds of welfare capitalism and educational regimes, Marius R. Busemeyer argues that both have similar political origins in the postwar period. He identifies partisan politics and different varieties of capitalism as crucial factors shaping choices about the institutional design of post-secondary education. The political and institutional survival of vocational education and training as an alternative to academic higher education is then found to play an important role in the later development of skill regimes. Busemeyer also studies the effects of educational institutions on social inequality and patterns of public opinion on the welfare state and education. Adopting a multi-method approach, this book combines historical case studies of Sweden, Germany, and the United Kingdom with quantitative analyses of macro-level aggregate data and micro-level survey data.
Skills Applications is designed to help students who have difficulty in reading fluently. It lists sounds in each lesson and uses them in a passage for the student to read and practice.
Students are better writers when they master discrete writing skills. Skills for Effective Writing teaches these skills, such as avoiding run-ons and using transition words, and offers extensive practice opportunities. When students master discrete skills, all of their writing improves. This allows teachers to focus their time and feedback on the content of student work.
Includes comprehensive teacher materials and step-by-step application activities.
This activity guide is designed for use with the text Skills for Personal and Family Living. It will help you recall and review concepts presented in the text. It will also help you apply what you learn to situations in your daily life.
Social work skills are essential to good practice and more important than ever following changes to the social work curriculum. Students must be able to demonstrate knowledge of core skills within policy, law as well as demonstrating empathy and good communication. This fully-revised student guide, previously published as Social Work Skills with Adults, will help to cement these skills and includes chapters on intervention, empowerment and advocacy, skills for collaborative working, self-presentation and much more. This book will equip social work students with the skills to meet the new and perennial challenges to achieving empowering practice with carers and people who use services. There are chapters on working with families, communities and individuals and how social policy affects all of these groups. Case studies and reflective exercises are used throughout to explore these issues and help link theory to practice.
Skills for Success is written with today's students in mind. The book provides step-by-step guidance in an easy-to-use format. Each skill is presented on a two-page spread with clearly numbered steps and clear instruction. Key skills required to get started with Microsoft Office are covered, giving readers a complete introduction to the core tools.
SKIN & BONES SELLS EVERYTHING FROM ANACONDA SKINS TO OSTRICH SKELETONS--BUT SOMEONE'S TRYING TO TRASH THE BUSINESS! Cody Chang's San Francisco store could be considered creepy--Skin & Bones sells animal skulls, fish skeletons, reptile skins, and more. Business is booming, but when Frank and Joe visit the shop, Cody tells them he's been the victim of a string of burglaries, computer thefts, and threatening messages. The Hardys immediately pinpoint a suspect--a criminal who was once caught in a sting by Cody's father, a policeman. Now there's danger everywhere for Frank and Joe, from a cable car accident, to the dense redwood forests of Muir Woods, to the foggy, ice-cold waters off Alcatraz. The brothers are running hard and thinking fast--and up against a smart, desperate enemy ready to skin them alive!