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  • Finance for TeensFinance for Teens : Essential Information for the Teenager and His or Her Parents

    Steven Tylor O'Connor.

    Being a young adult comes with many exciting milestones: driver’s license, first job, prom, graduation, voting, and financial independence. Your first step in the world of banking is to get a checking account. When you open your first account, you need to consider many factors. Finding an account that fits your style and preferences is vital. Second, you want to build yourself some semblance of a back-up fund. Learn about these critical items, and much more, in Steven Tylor O’Connor’s indispensable guide to finances for teens.

  • The Four o'clock FacultyThe Four o'clock Faculty : A rogue guide to revolutioning Professional Development

    Czyz, Rich.

    Author Rich Czyz is on a mission to revolutionize professional learning for all educators. In The Four O'Clock Faculty, Rich identifies ways to make PD meaningful, efficient, and, above all, personally relevant. This book is a practical guide that reveals why some PD is so awful and what you can do to change the model for the betterment of you and your colleagues.

  • AliveAlive

    A team of rugby players survive a plane crash deep in the desolate, snow-covered Andes Mountains. Stranded there, they must overcome incredible odds to stay alive.

  • Rising out of hatredRising out of hatred : the awakening of a former white nationalist

    Saslow, Eli, author.

    "From a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, the powerful story of how a prominent white supremacist changed his heart and mind Derek Black grew up at the epicenter of white nationalism. His father founded Stormfront, the largest racist community on the Internet. His godfather, David Duke, was a KKK Grand Wizard. By the time Derek turned nineteen, he had become an elected politician with his own daily radio show - already regarded as the "the leading light" of the burgeoning white nationalist movement. "We can infiltrate," Derek once told a crowd of white nationalists. "We can take the country back." Then he went to college. Derek had been home-schooled by his parents, steeped in the culture of white supremacy, and he had rarely encountered diverse perspectives or direct outrage against his beliefs. At New College of Florida, he continued to broadcast his radio show in secret each morning, living a double life until a classmate uncovered his identity and sent an email to the entire school. "Derek Black...white supremacist, radio host...New College student???" The ensuing uproar overtook one of the most liberal colleges in the country. Some students protested Derek's presence on campus, forcing him to reconcile for the first time with the ugliness his beliefs. Other students found the courage to reach out to him, including an Orthodox Jew who invited Derek to attend weekly Shabbat dinners. It was because of those dinners--and the wide-ranging relationships formed at that table--that Derek started to question the science, history and prejudices behind his worldview. As white nationalism infiltrated the political mainstream, Derek decided to confront the damage he had done. Rising Out of Hatred tells the story of how white-supremacist ideas migrated from the far-right fringe to the White House through the intensely personal saga of one man who eventually disavowed everything he was taught to believe, at tremendous personal cost. With great empathy and narrative verve, Eli Saslow asks what Derek's story can tell us about America's increasingly divided nature. This is a book to help us understand the American moment and to help us better understand one another"--

  • Anne Frank's diaryAnne Frank's diary : the graphic adaptation

    "The only graphic biography of Anne Frank's diary that has been authorized by the Anne Frank Foundation and that uses text from the diary--it will introduce a new generation of young readers to this classic of Holocaust literature. This adaptation of Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl into a graphic version for a young readership, maintains the integrity and power of the original work. With stunning, expressive illustrations and ample direct quotation from the diary, this edition will expand the readership for this important and lasting work of history and literature"--

  • The war outsideThe war outside

    Hesse, Monica, author.

    Teens Haruko, a Japanese American, and Margot, a German American, form a life-changing friendship as everything around them starts falling apart in the Crystal City family internment camp during World War II.

  • It's a matter of factIt's a matter of fact : teaching students research skills in today's information-packed world

    Miller, Angela Dawn, 1968-, author.

    "In this new book from Routledge and MiddleWeb, author Angie Miller shows how you can turn your students into informed citizens by teaching them how to research effectively. In today's information-saturated world research skills have moved beyond fact-finding, into fact-sifting, fact-sorting, and fact-assessing. Miller shows you how to help students check sources, take good notes, make use of information, and synthesize and present information across the subject areas. She also shows how to make research a daily practice, not a one-time essay or project. With examples and handouts you can use immediately, this practical book is a valuable resource for educators seeking to engage students in their work and encourage them toward higher level thinking"--

  • Healing traumaHealing trauma : a pioneering program to restore the wisdom of your body

    Levine, Peter A.

  • The connected childThe connected child : bring hope and healing to your adoptive family

    Purvis, Karyn Brand.

  • 180 days180 days : two teachers and the quest to engage and empower adolescents

    Gallagher, Kelly, 1958-

    180 DAYS represents the collaboration of two master teachers--Kelly Gallagher and Penny Kittle--over an entire school year: planning, teaching, and reflecting within their own and each other's classrooms in California and New Hampshire. Inspired by a teacher's question, "How do you fit it all in?," they identified and prioritized the daily, essential, belief-based practices that are worth spending time on. They asked, "Who will these students be as readers and writers after a year under our care?"...With both the demands of time and the complexity of diverse students in mind, Kelly and Penny mapped out a year of engaging literacy practices aligned to their core beliefs about what matters most. They share their insights on managing time and tasks and offer teaching strategies for engaging students in both whole class and independent work.

  • The self-driven childThe self-driven child : the science and sense of giving your kids more control over their lives

    Stixrud, William R., author.

    A clinical psychologist and a test-prep expert combine cutting-edge brain science with insights from their work with families to outline a case for giving children more freedom to unleash their full potential.

  • Waking the tigerWaking the tiger : healing trauma : the innate capacity to transform overwhelming experiences

    Levine, Peter A.

  • This is your brain on musicThis is your brain on music : the science of a human obsession

    Levitin, Daniel J.

  • The Strange Cas of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeThe Strange Cas of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde : and Other Tales of Terror

    Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894.

    Henry Jekyll was the kindest, most respected man in England. Why then was the foul, brutal Hyde his sole heir? The answer to this was so shocking it could drive men mad.

  • The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeThe strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894.

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  • Brave Chef BriannaBrave Chef Brianna

    Sykes, Sam, 1984-, author, creator.

    Chef Brianna finished culinary school in Monster City. Can she get the monsters to enjoy human food?.

  • The grand escapeThe grand escape : the greatest prison breakout of the 20th century

    Bascomb, Neal, author.

    "The story of a group of Allied POWs in WWI who dared to escape from Germany's most notorious prison camp, Holzminden."--Provided by publisher.

  • Extreme longevityExtreme longevity : discovering Earth's oldest organisms

    Kenney, Karen Latchana, author.

    "Some creatures can outlive humans by centuries. Readers will learn about these extreme examples of longevity in the animal kingdom, how aging happens, and what genes help animals to live so long."--

  • MacBethMacBeth : Large Print

    Shakespeare, William.

    Macbeth (full title The Tragedy of Macbeth) is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare, and is considered one of his darkest and most powerful works. Set in Scotland, the play illustrates the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake. The play is believed to have been written between 1599 and 1606, and is most commonly dated 1606. The earliest account of a performance of what was probably Shakespeare's play is the Summer of 1606, when Simon Forman recorded seeing such a play at the Globe Theatre. It was first published in the Folio of 1623, possibly from a prompt book. It was most likely written during the reign of James I, who had been James VI of Scotland before he succeeded to the English throne in 1603. James was a patron of Shakespeare's acting company, and of all the plays Shakespeare wrote during James's reign, Macbeth most clearly reflects the playwright's relationship with the sovereign.

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  • The visual display of quantitative informationThe visual display of quantitative information

    Tufte, Edward R., 1942- http://id.loc.gov/authorit

    This book deals with the theory and practice in the design of data graphics and makes the point that the most effective way to describe, explore, and summarize a set of numbers is to look at pictures of those numbers, through the use of statistical graphics, charts, and tables. It includes 250 illustrations of the best (and a few of the worst) statistical graphics, with detailed analysis of how to display data for precise, effective, quick analysis. Also offered is information on the design of the high-resolution displays, small multiples, editing and improving graphics, and the data-ink ratio. Time-series, relational graphics, data maps, multivariate designs, as well as detection of graphical deception: design variation vs. data variation, and sources of deception are discussed. Information on aesthetics and data graphical displays is included. The 2nd edition provides high-resolution color reproductions of the many graphics of William Playfair (1750-1800), adds color to other images where appropriate, and includes all the changes and corrections during the 17 printings of the 1st edition.

  • Will ShakespeareWill Shakespeare

    Begins with Shakespeare's youthful obscurity in Avon. As he struggles to survive as a playwright, he faces multiple hardships, but defeats all obstacles to achieve unprecedented success in London.

  • Envisioning informationEnvisioning information

    Tufte, Edward R., 1942-

  • Beautiful evidenceBeautiful evidence

    Tufte, Edward R., 1942-

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