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What About Us?

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ISBN10 : 1617351903

Publisher : IAP

Number of Pages : 215

Category : Education

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Book Summary: Over the past three decades, the standardsbased reform movement has transformed K12 education in the United States, culminating with passage of the No Child Left Behind Act in 2002. Beyond making reasonable accommodations for special needs students, standardsbased education pays little attention to other areas of student difference, relying instead on a "rational actor" model of student experience, and ignoring how differences in students' backgrounds and orientations impact their particular experiences of schooling. This book examines the development of standardsbased education, with particular scrutiny of the roles of the National Governors' Association and its National Education Summit events. Examination of important documents emerging from those events provides an illustration of the conceptually impoverished understanding of student subjectivity, motivation, and agency inherent in standardsbased education. In order to understand both problems with and alternatives to standardsbased education, the author examines the roles of ideology, rhetoric, and audience in school policy. In three case studies, the author analyzes several nonschool models of education, including Marine Corps bootcamp, Ving Tsun kung fu training, and an online, school resistance community. Johnson argues that examination of these learning contexts provides a better understanding of the shortcomings and dangers of the standardsbased model of student subjectivity, and suggests a set of fourteen principles to inform the development of more studentcentered alternatives.

Believer, What About Us & More Hot Singles

Author : Hal Leonard Corp.

ISBN10 : 1540020266

Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation

Number of Pages : 32

Category : Music

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Book Summary: (Pop Piano Hits). Pop Piano Hits is a series designed for students of all ages! Each book contains five simple and easy-to-read arrangements of today's most popular downloads. Lyrics, fingering and chord symbols are included to help you make the most of each arrangement. Enjoy your favorite songs and artists today! This edition contains: Attention (Charlie Puth) * Believer (Imagine Dragons) * There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back (Shawn Mendes) * Too Good at Goodbyes (Sam Smith) * What About Us (P!nk).

What About Us

Author : Sidney Halston

ISBN10 : 1984800108

Publisher : Loveswept

Number of Pages : 208

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Irresistible beats and tantalizing bodies heat up the night at South Beach’s most scandalous new club. Alex: I hate doing business in clubs. Especially one like Duality. I’m here to seal a deal, not indulge in whatever hedonistic illusion they’re selling. Until, through all the skin and sex on display, I see her. Helen Blackwood. The girl who once filled my youthful fantasies, whose name is now synonymous with pain. Her father’s lies destroyed my family, leaving me with nothing to lose. And yet I can’t deny my electric response to her touch . . . or my urge to protect her when I see the bruise on her face. Helen: Growing up, life prepared me for society galas and powerful men, not minimum-wage jobs or drunk exes with anger issues. But I’m a survivor. So here I am, practically naked, serving drinks at a Miami nightclub. I don’t mind the stares. Apparently, Alex Archer does. After twelve years, we aren’t exactly friends, but money is something we both understand. Something he knows I need. I’ll be his personal assistant, even if it means working with the man I hate . . . and the man I still want. No cheating. No cliffhangers. And no dress code. Don’t miss Sidney Halston’s Panic series: PULL ME CLOSE | MAKE ME STAY | KISS ME BACK | WHAT ABOUT US And look for all of her hard-hitting MMA romances: AGAINST THE CAGE | FULL CONTACT | BELOW THE BELT | LAID OUT | FIGHTING DIRTY | STACKED UP This ebook includes an excerpt from another Loveswept title.

Ten Days that Shook the World

Author : John Reed

ISBN10 : 1775413969

Publisher : The Floating Press

Number of Pages : 694

Category : History

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Book Summary: Ten Days that Shook the World is a first-hand account of Russia's October Revolution of 1917. Written in 1919 by the American journalist and socialist John Reed, it follows many of the prominent Bolshevik leaders of this time. Reed died the year after his book was finished and was buried in Moscow's Kremlin Wall Necropolis - one of the few Americans accorded this honor usually reserved for the Soviet's most prominent leaders.

What About Us?

Author : C. C. Wurld

ISBN10 : 146341515X

Publisher : AuthorHouse

Number of Pages : 152

Category : Biography & Autobiography

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Book Summary: This is a memoir of a driver for the transit system authority of a major city. When it comes to mass transit, people of all age groups and from all walks of life can be cruel, combative, repulsive, and downright crazy. Whether passengers, bikers, or other drivers, these people sometimes are shamelessly disrespectful. Everyone is so busy operating at a fast pace, thinking only about themselves, that they lose themselves and forget how to be calm, kind, and decent. Let me be the first to say that the job of a mass transit operator is not hard but it is not “as sweet as pie” as so many people believe. Most of my workdays are downright unbelievable. Some of these unbelievable stories are funny; others are insanely coldblooded. And that is the reason mass transit operators need the best-quality protection the transit authority can provide. The author shares her experiences in stories filled with shock and laughter. Taken together, they reveal the life of a big city mass transit operator.

What If It's Us

Author : Becky Albertalli,Adam Silvera

ISBN10 : 0062795244

Publisher : HarperCollins

Number of Pages : 448

Category : Young Adult Fiction

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Book Summary: A New York Times, USA Today, and Indie bestseller! Critically acclaimed and bestselling authors Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera combine their talents in this smart, funny, heartfelt collaboration about two very different boys who can’t decide if the universe is pushing them together—or pulling them apart. ARTHUR is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it. BEN thinks the universe needs to mind its business. If the universe had his back, he wouldn’t be on his way to the post office carrying a box of his ex-boyfriend’s things. But when Arthur and Ben meet-cute at the post office, what exactly does the universe have in store for them . . . ? Maybe nothing. After all, they get separated. Maybe everything. After all, they get reunited. But what if they can’t nail a first date even after three do-overs? What if Arthur tries too hard to make it work and Ben doesn’t try hard enough? What if life really isn’t like a Broadway play? But what if it is? What if it’s us? Plus don't miss Yes No Maybe So, Becky Albertalli's and Aisha Saeed's heartwarming and hilarious new novel, or Infinity Son, the first book in Adam Silvera’s epic new fantasy series, both coming in 2020!

P!nk - Beautiful Trauma Songbook

Author : Pink

ISBN10 : 1540025349

Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation

Number of Pages : 96

Category : Music

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Book Summary: (Piano/Vocal/Guitar Artist Songbook). This 7th studio album from pop superstar Pink topped the Billboard 200 album charts upon its release in 2017 led by the single "What About Us." Our matching folio features this song and a dozen more for piano, voice and guitar: Barbies * Beautiful Trauma * Better Life * But We Lost It * For Now * I Am Here * Revenge * Secrets * Whatever You Want * Where We Go * Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken * You Get My Love.

A Savage Presence

Author : WL Knightly

ISBN10 :

Publisher : BrixBaxter Publishing

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Now that Connor Cohen is dead, Silas Cohen is free to live the life he wants. But there are still two men in the way. When Enzo Juarez tries to make a new deal with Fiona, her good intentions get the best of her and she unexpectedly puts Silas in danger. Can Alex’s connections save them this time? All bets are off when it’s every man for themselves in this series’ finale.

Jeopardy Is My Job

Author : Stephen Marlowe

ISBN10 : 1453252517

Publisher : Open Road Media

Number of Pages : 140

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Drum looks for a missing American in a sea of degenerate expats An American has vanished in Spain, and it’s his father, not his wife, who wants him found. When Chester Drum arrives in Iberia, legs aching from the three-thousand-mile flight, he finds Andrea Hartshorn not panicked, not mourning, but hosting the party of the year. World-weary expatriates mill about the villa, guzzling her liquor and dancing, without a thought for their missing countryman. Andrea is far from sober, but finally Drum gets her to open up. Of course she wants her husband back. But more than that, she wants her daughter. Robbie was last seen going south to Fuengirola, to confront a crippled bullfighter named Ruy Fuentes, who had been courting the Hartshorns’ toreador-mad daughter. Drum sets out to find the missing Hartshorns, and learns that in Spain, a bull’s horn is not the only romantic way to die.

All About Us

Author : Tom Ellen

ISBN10 : 0008422044

Publisher : HarperCollins UK

Number of Pages : 400

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: A chance encounter leads to the journey of a lifetime in this powerful and emotional love story, perfect for fans of One Day, Me Before You and In Five Years. ***

Master of Secrets

Author : Sienna Snow

ISBN10 : 1948756137

Publisher : Sienna Snow

Number of Pages : 325

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Secrets are meant to be kept. Some forever. No matter the cost. I live and thrive on deception and deceit. Manipulation is my game, and no one ever gets close enough to discover the truth. Adrian Kipos is the man I cannot have. He knows things that he shouldn't, and he has no qualms using information to his advantage. One mistake and I'm on his radar, dealing with a man I should never cross. To keep him silent I must be his. Completely. Nothing in my world is ever as it seems. But now I'm trapped between my own desire and my doom.

Planet of the Damned

Author : Harry Harrison

ISBN10 : 1504045335

Publisher : Open Road Media

Number of Pages : 316

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Hugo Award Finalist: A mystery at the heart of a desert planet and its ruling class must be solved in this thrilling tale from a Grand Master of Science Fiction. Brion Brandd has just triumphed in the planetary contest called the “Twenties, ”a series of physical and mental trials meant to push contestants to their limits. But before he can fully recover from these tests, he’s recruited by former Twenties champion Ihjel for a mission of utmost importance. Brandd and Ihjel travel to the hellish desert planet of Dis, where the ruling class, known as the magter, have suddenly begun acting wildly aggressive and unpredictable, threatening the peace in the region. With a nuclear blockade surrounding Dis, Brandd and Ihjel are sent planetside to investigate. Their pursuit will not be easy, for while the magter have seemingly lost their senses, the local population lives in total harmony with the brutal surroundings. What is it that separates the classes, yet also connects them? In this suspenseful novel by the author of Deathworld, Brandd will have to call on all of his formidable skills and gifts to uncover the truth—before both sides are annihilated. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

What Happens in the Alps...

Author : T A Williams

ISBN10 : 0008182590

Publisher : HarperCollins UK

Number of Pages : 350

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: A sparkling romantic comedy guaranteed to have you dreaming of the sunny slopes!

Sparrow and the Dagger

Author : A.M. Yates

ISBN10 : 1943746133

Publisher : A.M. Yates

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Seventeen-year-old Aes has lived his entire life in backwater-central, Horizon Banks, Nebraska. Where nothing new happens. Ever. Until a couple of mysterious strangers show up. Now the drowsy streets of his small town are vanishing, literally, before his eyes. He's haunted by dreams about living another life, in another world. The hot-and-cold daughter of the mayor tries to stab him, but she doesn't know why. Not to mention the birds... Whatever's going on, one thing's for sure, if Aes doesn't find a way out of his small town, it'll kill him. Keywords: young adult books, young adults books, teen books, teen romance books, romance, fantasy, ya fantasy books, young adult fantasy books, young adult romance books

Introduction to Software Engineering

Author : Ronald J. Leach

ISBN10 : 1498705286

Publisher : CRC Press

Number of Pages : 402

Category : Computers

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Book Summary: Practical Guidance on the Efficient Development of High-Quality Software Introduction to Software Engineering, Second Edition equips students with the fundamentals to prepare them for satisfying careers as software engineers regardless of future changes in the field, even if the changes are unpredictable or disruptive in nature. Retaining the same organization as its predecessor, this second edition adds considerable material on open source and agile development models. The text helps students understand software development techniques and processes at a reasonably sophisticated level. Students acquire practical experience through team software projects. Throughout much of the book, a relatively large project is used to teach about the requirements, design, and coding of software. In addition, a continuing case study of an agile software development project offers a complete picture of how a successful agile project can work. The book covers each major phase of the software development life cycle, from developing software requirements to software maintenance. It also discusses project management and explains how to read software engineering literature. Three appendices describe software patents, command-line arguments, and flowcharts.

Expositions of Holy Scripture: St. John Chapters I to XIV

Author : Alexander Maclaren

ISBN10 :

Publisher : Good Press

Number of Pages : 553

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: "Expositions of Holy Scripture: St. John Chapters I to XIV" by Alexander Maclaren. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Future of Scholarly Writing

Author : Angelika Bammer,Ruth-Ellen Boetcher Joeres

ISBN10 : 1137505966

Publisher : Springer

Number of Pages : 251

Category : Education

Viewed : 1972

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Book Summary: This stimulating collection is the first to take on the issue of form and what it means to the future of scholarly writing. A wide range of distinguished scholars from fields including law, literature, and anthropology shed light on the ways scholars can write for different publics and still adhere to the standards of quality scholarship.

THE MYSTERY OF THE YELLOW ROOM

Author : Gaston Leroux

ISBN10 :

Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Famous French author Gaston Leroux's present novel 'THE MYSTERY OF THE YELLOW ROOM' is a mystery novel which was first published in the year 1907. It is famously known as one of the first locked-room mystery novels and marks the genius of the author in this genre.

The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying

Author : Sogyal Rinpoche

ISBN10 : 0061800341

Publisher : Harper Collins

Number of Pages : 464

Category : Self-Help

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Book Summary: “A magnificent achievement. In its power to touch the heart, to awaken consciousness, [The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying] is an inestimable gift.” —San Francisco Chronicle A newly revised and updated edition of the internationally bestselling spiritual classic, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, written by Sogyal Rinpoche, is the ultimate introduction to Tibetan Buddhist wisdom. An enlightening, inspiring, and comforting manual for life and death that the New York Times calls, “The Tibetan equivalent of [Dante’s] The Divine Comedy,” this is the essential work that moved Huston Smith, author of The World’s Religions, to proclaim, “I have encountered no book on the interplay of life and death that is more comprehensive, practical, and wise.”

White Paper Roses

Author : Edward Lisk

ISBN10 : 9781477163139

Publisher : Xlibris Corporation

Number of Pages : 235

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Richard, workaholic, trained by his mother. She drilled him on business and survival. Her sudden death put his learning to work. Those valuable lessons paid dividends in growing up. Peggy Miller fell in love with Richard best friend. His adopted sister became worried when Tony failed to report from his business trip. Richard went out tracing Tony steps. His first search, dead end. His second search, show promise. His third search, he discovered his friend alive but, where! Nick,long time friend of Peggy, interfered with the rescues. He wanted her himself. Marrying her would unite two rich family together.