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The Bridge: Unbroken PDF Book By Erik Schubach

The Bridge: Unbroken

  • Author: Erik Schubach
  • ISBN Code: : 0996624155
  • Publisher : Erik Schubach
  • Page : 214 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 645 Readers
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After one of the Fae under her protection in Cincinnati, Felicia, is kidnapped, Evangeline Kane finds herself embroiled in a mysterious plot that could have far reaching consequences for all the Fae ruled by the Three Courts. She must brave the perils of the Under-Veil, in the land of Fae to prevent a possible Fae war, and retrieve the Woodland Imp that was taken from them. A reality away from her bridge, can the Troll of the Roebling bridge even hope to fight Felicia's captors and accusers?

Unbroken PDF Book By Laura Hillenbrand

Unbroken

  • Author: Laura Hillenbrand
  • ISBN Code: : 0679603751
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Page : 528 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 340 Readers
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had carried him to the Berlin Olympics. But when World War II began, the athlete became an airman, embarking on a journey that led to a doomed flight on a May afternoon in 1943. When his Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean, against all odds, Zamperini survived, adrift on a foundering life raft. Ahead of Zamperini lay thousands of miles of open ocean, leaping sharks, thirst and starvation, enemy aircraft, and, beyond, a trial even greater. Driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would answer desperation with ingenuity; suffering with hope, resolve, and humor; brutality with rebellion. His fate, whether triumph or tragedy, would be suspended on the fraying wire of his will. Unbroken is an unforgettable testament to the resilience of the human mind, body, and spirit, brought vividly to life by Seabiscuit author Laura Hillenbrand. Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year award “Extraordinarily moving . . . a powerfully drawn survival epic.”—The Wall Street Journal “[A] one-in-a-billion story . . . designed to wrench from self-respecting critics all the blurby adjectives we normally try to avoid: It is amazing, unforgettable, gripping, harrowing, chilling, and inspiring.”—New York “Staggering . . . mesmerizing . . . Hillenbrand’s writing is so ferociously cinematic, the events she describes so incredible, you don’t dare take your eyes off the page.”—People “A meticulous, soaring and beautifully written account of an extraordinary life.”—The Washington Post “Ambitious and powerful . . . a startling narrative and an inspirational book.”—The New York Times Book Review “Magnificent . . . incredible . . . [Hillenbrand] has crafted another masterful blend of sports, history and overcoming terrific odds; this is biography taken to the nth degree, a chronicle of a remarkable life lived through extraordinary times.”—The Dallas Morning News “An astonishing testament to the superhuman power of tenacity.”—Entertainment Weekly “A tale of triumph and redemption . . . astonishingly detailed.”—O: The Oprah Magazine “[A] masterfully told true story . . . nothing less than a marvel.”—Washingtonian “[Hillenbrand tells this] story with cool elegance but at a thrilling sprinter’s pace.”—Time “Hillenbrand [is] one of our best writers of narrative history. You don’t have to be a sports fan or a war-history buff to devour this book—you just have to love great storytelling.”—Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Shoot the Messenger and Burn the Bridge PDF Book By Ducado VeGA

Shoot the Messenger and Burn the Bridge

  • Author: Ducado VeGA
  • ISBN Code: : 1304852970
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Reviews : 592 Readers
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Shoot the Messenger and Burn the Bridge is a book of motivational quotes and perspectives. It is a book that addresses the burning question who am I and what is my purpose? It's messages are intended to inspire and motivate. It offers tools and strategies on how to move forward and live the best life you can possibly live. Chalked full of energetic and positive messages. The book will give you insight on what it takes to live in Destiny and fulfill your purpose. It is thought provoking, witty and bold.

The Artist and the Bridge PDF Book By John Sweetman

The Artist and the Bridge

  • Author: John Sweetman
  • ISBN Code: : 0429801955
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Page : 208 pages
  • Genre : Art
  • Reviews : 919 Readers
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First published in 1999, this book explores how, from the stone bridges of neoclassicism which soar out of wild woods to span pastoral valleys to the post-1750 engineer’s bridge with its links to the more industrial landscape, the bridge was a popular feature in painting throughout the period 1700-1920. Why did so many artists choose to portray bridges? In this lavishly illustrated and intriguing book, John Sweetman seeks to answer this question. He traces the history of the bridge in painting and printmaking through a vast range of work, some as familiar as William Etty’s The Bridge of Sighs and Claude Monet’s The Railway Bridge at Argenteuil and others less well known such as Wassily Kandinsky’s Composition IV and C.R.W. Nevinson’s Looking Through the Brooklyn Bridge. Distinctive characteristics emerge revealing the complex role of the bridge as both symbol and metaphor, and as a place of vantage, meeting and separation.

London Harmony: Doghouse PDF Book By Erik Schubach

London Harmony: Doghouse

  • Author: Erik Schubach
  • ISBN Code: : 0996624139
  • Publisher : Erik Schubach
  • Page : 212 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 340 Readers
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Dictionary of Civil Engineering PDF Book By Jean-Paul Kurtz

Dictionary of Civil Engineering

  • Author: Jean-Paul Kurtz
  • ISBN Code: : 0306484749
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Page : 1515 pages
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Reviews : 171 Readers
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I am pleased to present a work which marks a milestone in the history of public works and, more precisely, in that of permanent structures—a comprehensive dictionary of Civil Engineering terms. Since the beginning of time, Man has always tried to find a means to clear the obstacles which nature erected to displace him. With the first tree trunk thrown across a river, man sought to improve the crossing structure. After the invention of the wheel, and to satisfy his thirst for conquest (Roman ways), and comfort (aqueducts), man built bridges that became a preremptory necessity to move quickly. Thus, Man started to build wooden and masonry works. With the passing centuries, the builders became masters in the art of building masonry works. Then came the Industrial Revolution and the advent of the steel (1864), which was closely followed by the invention of the reinforced concrete (1855). The need for railways and improving the road network inspired great works of crossing such as viaducts and tunnels. The boom of the railway network and the development of the car required the construction of an increasing number of new structures. This phenomenon continues today with hundreds of structures built each year throughout the world.

Advanced Materials for Joint Implants PDF Book By Giuseppe Pezzotti

Advanced Materials for Joint Implants

  • Author: Giuseppe Pezzotti
  • ISBN Code: : 9814364398
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Page : 626 pages
  • Genre : Medical
  • Reviews : 428 Readers
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Based on an interdisciplinary approach that directly bridges orthopedic concepts to surface science, this book details cutting-edge research in bioceramics science, physical chemistry, biomedical optics, and nanomechanics. The book cites some of the more conventional spectroscopic characterization techniques—including Raman and cathodoluminescence spectroscopy. These techniques have been used to unveil molecular scale phenomena of both chemical and mechanical origin occurring at the sliding surfaces of bioceramic joints. These concepts are of critical importance to researchers as they are relevant to the development of new biomaterials.

Dark Warrior Unbroken PDF Book By Alexis Morgan

Dark Warrior Unbroken

  • Author: Alexis Morgan
  • ISBN Code: : 9781416563969
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Page : 368 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 416 Readers
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The second book in Alexis Morgan’s new paranormal series featuring the Talion—rugged warriors who protect their kind from the outside world and hunt down those who have gone rogue. Talion enforcer Sandor Kearn is dedicated to hunting down rogue Kyth who attack humans. He recently killed a renegade who set fire to a local dance club, killing the arson investigator, Maynard Cooper. Since the cops have had no luck solving the murder, Coop’s protégé, Lena Nelson, becomes involved. Lena—unaware she is part Kyth—has the ability to see flashbacks of the crimes she’s investigating though her sense of touch. When she meets Sandor, she realizes that he’s somehow connected to Coop’s death. Sandor must convince Lena of his innocence yet keep her from digging further, which would risk exposing the existence of the Kyth. And when they fall in love, things get even more complicated.

Waterloo, the downfall of the first Napoleon PDF Book By George Hooper

Waterloo, the downfall of the first Napoleon

  • Author: George Hooper
  • ISBN Code: : 1144532418
  • Publisher : Рипол Классик
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 474 Readers
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The Bridge: Krynn PDF Book By Erik Schubach

The Bridge: Krynn

  • Author: Erik Schubach
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Erik Schubach
  • Page : 223 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 633 Readers
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The fallout from Evangeline's rescue of Felicia in the Under-Veil and the plans of the mysterious puppet master who has been manipulating events on both sides of the veil, comes to a head. Rumblings on both sides of Evie's gateway point to the Dragons being on the move as the Crimson Court declare all out war against the Willow Court and the mortal realm. A last ditch effort to stop the dragons ends with Sharee unconscious as Kane tries to stop the Dragons. No matter how things turn out, the world will never be the same. Follow Evangeline in the series finale of The Bridge, as she trolls the Roebling Bridge in Cincinnati.

The Collected Works PDF Book By Hilaire Belloc

The Collected Works

  • Author: Hilaire Belloc
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Page : 4359 pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 837 Readers
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Musaicum Books presents to you this meticulously edited collection of Hilaire Belloc's greatest nonfiction works, as well as his novels, stories and poems. Hilaire Belloc was a British-French writer and historian and one of the most prolific writers in England during the early twentieth century. Belloc was also an orator, poet, sailor, satirist, writer of letters, soldier, and political activist. Contents: Nonfiction History The Book of the Bayeux Tapestry The Path to Rome The Old Road The French Revolution Blenheim Tourcoing Crécy Waterloo Malplaquet Poitiers First and Last Europe and the Faith Survivals and New Arrivals: The Old and New Enemies of the Catholic Church The Jews The Historic Thames A Change in the Cabinet A General Sketch of the European War: The First Phase The Two Maps of Europe Economics Servile State Essays Avril: Essays on the Poetry of the French Renaissance Hills and the Sea On Nothing and Kindred Subjects On Everything On Anything On Something This and That On The Free Press Fiction Novels & Short Stories The Mercy of Allah The Green Overcoat Poetry A Moral Alphabet Bad Child's Book of Beasts More Beasts For Worse Children The Modern Traveller Cautionary Tales for Children More Peers :

The Collected Works of Hilaire Belloc PDF Book By Hilaire Belloc

The Collected Works of Hilaire Belloc

  • Author: Hilaire Belloc
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Page : 4359 pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 789 Readers
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e-artnow presents to you this meticulously edited collection of Hilaire Bellocs most influential works:_x000D_ Nonfiction:_x000D_ History_x000D_ The Book of the Bayeux Tapestry _x000D_ The Path to Rome_x000D_ The Old Road _x000D_ The French Revolution _x000D_ Blenheim _x000D_ Tourcoing _x000D_ Crécy _x000D_ Waterloo _x000D_ Malplaquet _x000D_ Poitiers _x000D_ First and Last _x000D_ Europe and the Faith _x000D_ Survivals and New Arrivals: The Old and New Enemies of the Catholic Church _x000D_ The Jews _x000D_ The Historic Thames _x000D_ A Change in the Cabinet_x000D_ A General Sketch of the European War: The First Phase _x000D_ The Two Maps of Europe _x000D_ Economics_x000D_ Servile State _x000D_ Essays:_x000D_ Avril: Essays on the Poetry of the French Renaissance _x000D_ Hills and the Sea _x000D_ On Nothing and Kindred Subjects _x000D_ On Everything _x000D_ On Anything _x000D_ On Something _x000D_ This and That_x000D_ On_x000D_ The Free Press _x000D_ Fiction:_x000D_ Novels & Short Stories_x000D_ The Mercy of Allah _x000D_ The Green Overcoat _x000D_ Poetry:_x000D_ A Moral Alphabet _x000D_ Bad Child's Book of Beasts _x000D_ More Beasts For Worse Children _x000D_ The Modern Traveller _x000D_ Cautionary Tales for Children _x000D_ More Peers

Hilaire Belloc - Premium Collection: Historical Works, Writings on Economy, Essays & Fiction PDF Book By Hilaire Belloc

Hilaire Belloc - Premium Collection: Historical Works, Writings on Economy, Essays & Fiction

  • Author: Hilaire Belloc
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Page : 4359 pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 864 Readers
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e-artnow presents to you this meticulously edited collection of Hilaire Belloc's greatest nonfiction works, as well as his novels, stories and poems. Hilaire Belloc was a British-French writer and historian and one of the most prolific writers in England during the early twentieth century. Belloc was also an orator, poet, sailor, satirist, writer of letters, soldier, and political activist. _x000D_ Contents:_x000D_ Nonfiction _x000D_ History_x000D_ The Book of the Bayeux Tapestry _x000D_ The Path to Rome_x000D_ The Old Road _x000D_ The French Revolution _x000D_ Blenheim _x000D_ Tourcoing _x000D_ Crécy _x000D_ Waterloo _x000D_ Malplaquet _x000D_ Poitiers _x000D_ First and Last _x000D_ Europe and the Faith _x000D_ Survivals and New Arrivals: The Old and New Enemies of the Catholic Church _x000D_ The Jews _x000D_ The Historic Thames _x000D_ A Change in the Cabinet_x000D_ A General Sketch of the European War: The First Phase _x000D_ The Two Maps of Europe _x000D_ Economics_x000D_ Servile State _x000D_ Essays_x000D_ Avril: Essays on the Poetry of the French Renaissance _x000D_ Hills and the Sea _x000D_ On Nothing and Kindred Subjects _x000D_ On Everything _x000D_ On Anything _x000D_ On Something _x000D_ This and That_x000D_ On_x000D_ The Free Press _x000D_ Fiction_x000D_ Novels & Short Stories_x000D_ The Mercy of Allah _x000D_ The Green Overcoat _x000D_ Poetry_x000D_ A Moral Alphabet _x000D_ Bad Child's Book of Beasts _x000D_ More Beasts For Worse Children _x000D_ The Modern Traveller _x000D_ Cautionary Tales for Children _x000D_ More Peers _x000D_ _x000D_ :_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_

The I-35W Bridge Collapse PDF Book By Kimberly J. Brown

The I-35W Bridge Collapse

  • Author: Kimberly J. Brown
  • ISBN Code: : 1640120718
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Page : 272 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 706 Readers
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“A bridge shouldn’t just fall down,” Senator Amy Klobuchar said after the August 1, 2007, collapse of the Minneapolis I-35W eight-lane steel truss bridge, which killed 13 motorists, injured 145, and left a collective wound on the city’s psyche and infrastructure. On her way to a soccer game with a fellow teammate, Kimberly J. Brown experienced the collapse firsthand, falling 114 feet in her teammate’s car to the Mississippi River. Although terrified, injured, and in shock, she survived. In this sobering memoir and exposé, Brown recounts her harrowing experience. In the aftermath of the disaster, Brown became both an advocate for survivors and an unofficial whistle-blower about decaying infrastructure. She details her investigation and correspondence with Thornton Tomasetti engineers, including the false official account of the collapse and the eventual revelation of its real causes. In addition, she chronicles the ongoing decay of America’s bridges and the continuing challenges faced by leaders to address infrastructure problems across the country. After nearly a decade of research into the collapse and her active and ongoing recovery from psychic and physical injuries, Brown shares her experience and answers the questions we should all be asking: Why did this bridge collapse? And what could have been done to prevent this tragedy?

Let the Circle Be Unbroken PDF Book By Mildred D. Taylor

Let the Circle Be Unbroken

  • Author: Mildred D. Taylor
  • ISBN Code: : 1101657995
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Page : 400 pages
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 908 Readers
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"This dramatic sequel to Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry is a powerful novel . . .capable of touching readers of any age." --The Christian Science Monitor

The Bridge: Trolls PDF Book By Erik Schubach

The Bridge: Trolls

  • Author: Erik Schubach
  • ISBN Code: : 0991107292
  • Publisher : Erik Schubach
  • Page : 218 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 227 Readers
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Bridges between Cultures PDF Book By Tomasz Kalaga

Bridges between Cultures

  • Author: Tomasz Kalaga
  • ISBN Code: : 1527520692
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Page : 192 pages
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Reviews : 195 Readers
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Centred on the metaphor of bridges and knots, this volume investigates the dialogic and dialectical relationships between socially dissimilar and topographically distant cultures. The contributions here explore various methodological frameworks for discourses and theories that purport to conceptualize cultural spaces, which – as opposed to objective, geographical areas – are characterized by the propensity to bind topographical distances by means of symbolic ties and perimeters. The chapters address possible juxtapositions and intersections of spatial and temporal dimensions of cultural practice, religious and ethical “ties and knots” between lands and cultures, disconnections between historical, literary and cultural epochs, discourses of cultural entanglement and cultural ensnarement on individual and social levels, and the possibilities of raising aesthetic bridges between various cultures in music, poetry and visual arts, among other topics.

Hearts Unbroken PDF Book By Cynthia Leitich Smith

Hearts Unbroken

  • Author: Cynthia Leitich Smith
  • ISBN Code: : 1536202002
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Page : 304 pages
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reviews : 573 Readers
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New York Times best-selling author Cynthia Leitich Smith turns to realistic fiction with the thoughtful story of a Native teen navigating the complicated, confusing waters of high school — and first love. When Louise Wolfe’s first real boyfriend mocks and disrespects Native people in front of her, she breaks things off and dumps him over e-mail. It’s her senior year, anyway, and she’d rather spend her time with her family and friends and working on the school newspaper. The editors pair her up with Joey Kairouz, the ambitious new photojournalist, and in no time the paper’s staff find themselves with a major story to cover: the school musical director’s inclusive approach to casting The Wizard of Oz has been provoking backlash in their mostly white, middle-class Kansas town. From the newly formed Parents Against Revisionist Theater to anonymous threats, long-held prejudices are being laid bare and hostilities are spreading against teachers, parents, and students — especially the cast members at the center of the controversy, including Lou’s little brother, who’s playing the Tin Man. As tensions mount at school, so does a romance between Lou and Joey — but as she’s learned, “dating while Native” can be difficult. In trying to protect her own heart, will Lou break Joey’s?

The Boy on the Bridge PDF Book By M. R. Carey

The Boy on the Bridge

  • Author: M. R. Carey
  • ISBN Code: : 0316300314
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Page : 400 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 523 Readers
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One exceptional boy journeys into the ashes of society to find the cure for a devastating plague in this riveting post-apocalyptic standalone set in the same world as the USA Today-bestselling The Girl With All the Gifts. Once upon a time, in a land blighted by terror, there was a very clever boy. The people thought the boy could save them, so they opened their gates and sent him out into the world. To where the monsters lived. "Strange and surprising and humane" (Lauren Beukes), The Boy on the Bridge is a gripping, powerful story that will make you question what it means to be human.

Unbroken PDF Book By Lindsey Pogue

Unbroken

  • Author: Lindsey Pogue
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Roar Press LLC
  • Page : 410 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 413 Readers
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The Savage North clan has traversed the Alaskan wilderness in search of sanctuary, lost loved ones, and found hope and family where they least expected it. But dark pasts have a way of lingering... Thea was six years old when the Virus changed her, and while other survivors wear their superpowers like badges of honor, Thea fears the moment she’ll have to use her telekinesis again. After all, the mere flick of her wrist in the heat of the moment could prove fatal for someone she loves, and she already has enough blood on her hands to last her a lifetime. So, when she’s invited on a road trip to California, Thea jumps at the chance to shrug off the shadows of her youth and prove to herself she’s unbroken. Since he was eight years old, Hunter has fought to keep his village safe from the Virus-ravaged world, and living in Whitehorse hasn’t changed that. Uncertainty still looms for the Untainteds, and Hunter joins the others on their trip south in search of answers. The only trouble is that Hunter and Thea have never gotten along, and three weeks together could be Hunter’s undoing...just not in the way he’s expecting. Thousands of miles of open road, close living quarters, and a doomsday cult might be just what Thea and Hunter need to realize their dark pasts belong behind them, and together, discover that their destinies will alter the course of humanity as they know it. Unbroken is a post-apocalyptic love story about first impressions, forgiveness, and the perseverance of the human spirit. It is the final, breathtaking installment in the Savage North Chronicles. (This is NOT a standalone novel) The Savage North Chronicles (An Ending World series) 1. The Darkest Winter 2. The Longest Night 3. Midnight Sun 4. Fading Shadows 5. Untamed 6. Unbroken 0. Day Zero: Beginnings (prequel story collection) **** Keywords: Pride and Prejudice retelling, post-apocalyptic first love romance, genetically engineered superhero action adventure series, survival series, indigenous interracial relationship, spirit quest, coming of age new adult romance series, alaskan survival series, road trip enemies to lover romance, jane austen inspired series, alternative family adventure series,

Evidence-based Practice in Education PDF Book By Tone Kvernbekk

Evidence-based Practice in Education

  • Author: Tone Kvernbekk
  • ISBN Code: : 1135039194
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Page : 202 pages
  • Genre : Education
  • Reviews : 405 Readers
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Much educational debate today is dominated by a "what works" vocabulary, intimately associated with evidence-based practice (EBP). The vocabulary consists of concepts and ideas such as accountability, competency, effectiveness, employability, learning outcomes, predictability, qualifications, and testing. As schooling and education are considered successful when predetermined outcomes have been achieved, education is often believed to require assessment, measurement and documentation. In this book, Tone Kvernbekk leaves the political, ethical and professional dimensions on the sidelines and focuses instead on further unpacking the core of EBP. Chapters concentrate on several fundamental issues ignored by current literature, including: the character of the evidence that plays a central role in EBP in both practical reasoning and acting under uncertainty the notion of causality presupposed by discussion of the production of desired effects and played out in the basic structure of interventions a system-theoretical look at why interventions might not work. By considering these key points, Kvernbekk articulates both the legitimate uses and the illegitimate, philosophically problematic misuses of EBP in educational thinking and practice. The book will be of key value for academics and postgraduate students in the fields of educational research and practice, philosophy of education and educational theory, especially those concerned with research methodology, professionalism, and discussions regarding evidence-based practice.

The Bridge at Chappaquiddick PDF Book By Jack Olsen

The Bridge at Chappaquiddick

  • Author: Jack Olsen
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Crime Rant Books
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Political Science
  • Reviews : 310 Readers
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And on its surface, the Chappaquiddick Incident (as it has infamously become known) was a simple but tragic traffic accident. However, its political fallout caused it to become the most speculated-upon car accident until Princess Diana's fatal ride, some 28 years later: Was Kennedy drunk? Was he trying to conceal an affair by deliberately killing Kopechne? Why did he wait for so long before reporting the accident? And who else was involved? Olsen tells the tale with as much detail as was made available to him. Though there is apparently only a single living eye-witness to the accident (Kennedy himself, who described having the "sensation of drowning" on live television a week later), Olsen tracks down the incongruous statements made by others who were indirectly involved... and comes to a potential conclusion which would be difficult to refute. There is no legal evidence of this conclusion, of course, but his alternate explanation of events turns much of the circumstantial evidence into a logic-of-sorts.

Disasters and Tragic Events: An Encyclopedia of Catastrophes in American History [2 volumes] PDF Book By Mitchell Newton-Matza

Disasters and Tragic Events: An Encyclopedia of Catastrophes in American History [2 volumes]

  • Author: Mitchell Newton-Matza
  • ISBN Code: : 1610691660
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Page : 789 pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 168 Readers
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From the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 to the Sandy Hook school massacre of 2012, this two-volume encyclopedia surveys tragic events—natural and man-made, famous and forgotten—that helped shape American history. • Covers a wide range of topics, from the infamous to the obscure • Places each event in context, giving it deeper meaning and showing its impact • Includes primary source material from U.S. Supreme Court cases, presidential speeches, eyewitness accounts, state and federal legislation, and federal government investigations • Brings the events it covers to life through photos and illustrations

Themistocles PDF Book By Jeffrey Smith

Themistocles

  • Author: Jeffrey Smith
  • ISBN Code: : 1526790483
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword Military
  • Page : 288 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 403 Readers
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This is an exciting new biography of Themistocles of Athens, architect of the Greek victory over the Persian invasions of 490 BC and 480 to 479 BC. While his role in the Persian wars is naturally a major theme, Themistocles' career before and after those conflicts is also considered in detail. Themistocles was a leading exponent of a new kind of populist politics in the young democracy of Athens, manipulating the practice of ostracism (exile) to get rid of his political rivals. Jeffrey Smith explains Themistocles' rise to a position of virtual hegemony which allowed him to institute his far-sighted policy of preparation against the growing Persian threat. In particular he strengthened Athens' fleet and thereby secured the support of the poor thetes, who found employment as rowers. During the first invasion, Themistocles fought, and possibly held joint command, at the decisive battle of Marathon. When the Persians struck again in 480, he commanded the fleet at Artemisium and Salamis. The latter battle he won by subterfuge and secured Athens' liberation and survival. Ironically he was himself eventually ostracized by his fellow citizens and ultimately entered Persian service, ending his days as governor of Magnesia in Asia Minor.

Friedrich the Great (Vol.1-21) PDF Book By Thomas Carlyle

Friedrich the Great (Vol.1-21)

  • Author: Thomas Carlyle
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Page : 3599 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 825 Readers
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History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great was a biography of Friedrich II of Prussia written by Scottish historian Thomas Carlyle. Frederick II was a Prussian king and military leader who ruled the Kingdom of Prussia from 1740 until 1786, reigning longer than any other Hohenzollern king. The work is made up of 21 books and an appendix. Table of Contents: Book I: Birth and Parentage (1712) Book II: Of Brandenburg and the Hohenzollerns (928 - 1417) Book III: The Hohenzollerns in Brandenburg (1412 - 1718) Book IV: Friedrich's Apprenticeship, First Stage (1713 - 1728) Book V: Double-Marriage Project, and What Element It Fell Into (1723 - 1726) Book VI: Double-Marriage Project, and Crown-Prince, Going Adrift Under the Storm-Winds (1727 - 1730) Book VII: Fearful Shipwreck of the Double-Marriage Project (February - November 1730) Book VIII: Crown-Prince Retrieved: Life at Custrin (November 1730 - February 1732) Book IX: Last Stage of Friedrich's Apprenticeship: Life in Ruppin (1732 - 1736) Book X: At Rheinsberg (1736 - 1740) Book XI: Friedrich Takes the Reins in Hand (June - December 1740) Book XII: First Silesian War, Awakening a General European One, Begins (December 1740 - May 1741) Book XIII: First Silesian War, Leaving the General European One Ablaze All Round, Gets Ended (May 1741 - July 1742) Book XIV: The Surrounding European War Does Not End (August 1742 - July 1744) Book XV: Second Silesian War, Important Episode in the General European One (15 August 1744 - 25 December 1745) Book XVI: The Ten Years of Peace (1746 - 1756) Book XVII: The Seven-Years War: First Campaign (1756 - 1757) Book XVIII: Seven-Years War Rises to a Height (1757 - 1759) Book XIX: Friedrich Like to Be Overwhelmed in the Seven-Years War (1759 - 1760) Book XX: Friedrich is Not to Be Overwhelmed: The Seven-Years War Gradually Ends (25 April 1760 - 15 February 1763) Book XXI: Afternoon and Evening of Friedrich's Life (1763 - 1786) Appendix

History of Friedrich II of Prussia (All 21 Volumes) PDF Book By Thomas Carlyle

History of Friedrich II of Prussia (All 21 Volumes)

  • Author: Thomas Carlyle
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Page : 3599 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great was a biography of Friedrich II of Prussia written by Scottish historian Thomas Carlyle. Frederick II was a Prussian king and military leader who ruled the Kingdom of Prussia from 1740 until 1786, reigning longer than any other Hohenzollern king. The work is made up of 21 books and an appendix._x000D_ Table of Contents:_x000D_ Book I: Birth and Parentage (1712)_x000D_ Book II: Of Brandenburg and the Hohenzollerns (928 - 1417)_x000D_ Book III: The Hohenzollerns in Brandenburg (1412 - 1718)_x000D_ Book IV: Friedrich's Apprenticeship, First Stage (1713 - 1728)_x000D_ Book V: Double-Marriage Project, and What Element It Fell Into (1723 - 1726)_x000D_ Book VI: Double-Marriage Project, and Crown-Prince, Going Adrift Under the Storm-Winds (1727 - 1730)_x000D_ Book VII: Fearful Shipwreck of the Double-Marriage Project (February - November 1730)_x000D_ Book VIII: Crown-Prince Retrieved: Life at Custrin (November 1730 - February 1732)_x000D_ Book IX: Last Stage of Friedrich's Apprenticeship: Life in Ruppin (1732 - 1736)_x000D_ Book X: At Rheinsberg (1736 - 1740)_x000D_ Book XI: Friedrich Takes the Reins in Hand (June - December 1740)_x000D_ Book XII: First Silesian War, Awakening a General European One, Begins (December 1740 - May 1741)_x000D_ Book XIII: First Silesian War, Leaving the General European One Ablaze All Round, Gets Ended (May 1741 - July 1742)_x000D_ Book XIV: The Surrounding European War Does Not End (August 1742 - July 1744)_x000D_ Book XV: Second Silesian War, Important Episode in the General European One (15 August 1744 - 25 December 1745)_x000D_ Book XVI: The Ten Years of Peace (1746 - 1756)_x000D_ Book XVII: The Seven-Years War: First Campaign (1756 - 1757)_x000D_ Book XVIII: Seven-Years War Rises to a Height (1757 - 1759)_x000D_ Book XIX: Friedrich Like to Be Overwhelmed in the Seven-Years War (1759 - 1760)_x000D_ Book XX: Friedrich is Not to Be Overwhelmed: The Seven-Years War Gradually Ends (25 April 1760 - 15 February 1763)_x000D_ Book XXI: Afternoon and Evening of Friedrich's Life (1763 - 1786)_x000D_ Appendix

Classical Guitar Design PDF Book By Giuseppe Cuzzucoli,Mario Garrone

Classical Guitar Design

  • Author: Giuseppe Cuzzucoli,Mario Garrone
  • ISBN Code: : 3030329925
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Page : 320 pages
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book describes the entire process of designing guitars, including the theory and guidelines for implementing it in practice. It discusses areas from acoustics and resonators to new tools and how they assist traditional construction techniques. The book begins by discussing the fundamentals of the sounds of a guitar, strings, and oscillating systems. It then moves on to resonators and acoustics within the guitar, explaining the analysis systems and evaluation methods, and comparing classic and modern techniques. Each area of the guitar is covered, from the soundboard and the back, to the process of closing the instrument. The book concludes with an analysis of historic and modern guitars. This book is of interest to luthiers wanting to advance their practice, guitar players wishing to learn more about their instruments, and academics in engineering and physics curious about the principles of acoustics when applied to musical instruments.

Bifurcation and Degradation of Geomaterials with Engineering Applications PDF Book By Euripides Papamichos,Panos Papanastasiou,Elena Pasternak,Arcady Dyskin

Bifurcation and Degradation of Geomaterials with Engineering Applications

  • Author: Euripides Papamichos,Panos Papanastasiou,Elena Pasternak,Arcady Dyskin
  • ISBN Code: : 3319563971
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Page : 623 pages
  • Genre : Science
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This book contains the scientific contributions to the 11th International Workshop on Bifurcation and Degradation in Geomaterials (IWBDG) held in Limassol-Cyprus, May 21-25, 2017. The IWBDG series have grown in size and scope, since their inception 30 years ago in Germany, covering more and wider areas of geomaterials and geomechanics research including modern trends. The papers cover a wide range of topics including advances in instabilities, localized and diffuse failure, micromechanical, multiscale phenomena, multiphysics modeling and other related topics. This volume gathers a series of manuscript by brilliant international scholars who work on modern recent advances in experimental, theoretical and numerical methods. The theoretical and applied mechanics are linked successfully with engineering applications in traditional and in emerging fields, such as geomechanics for the energy and the environment. The quality of the contributed papers has benefited from the peer review process by expert referees. This book can be used as a useful reference for research students, academics and practicing engineers who are interested in the instability and degradation problems in geomaterials, geomechanics, geotechnical engineering and other related applications.

History of Friedrich II. Of Prussia, Frederick the Great (Complete) PDF Book By David Widger

History of Friedrich II. Of Prussia, Frederick the Great (Complete)

  • Author: David Widger
  • ISBN Code: : 1465541012
  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
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Read and download full book History of Friedrich II. Of Prussia, Frederick the Great (Complete)

Living Unbroken PDF Book By Tracie Miles

Living Unbroken

  • Author: Tracie Miles
  • ISBN Code: : 0830780963
  • Publisher : David C Cook
  • Page : 224 pages
  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • Reviews : 225 Readers
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Unlike other books on divorce, Living Unbroken takes a deep dive into understanding and overcoming the emotional toll divorce, separation, and the loss of a serious long-term relationship has on a woman’s well-being. As someone who has walked this path, Tracie Miles leads women on a powerful, life-changing journey that provides much-needed hope, encouragement, and practical guidance for living their best life even if it’s not the life they once imagined. Her biblically sound approach teaches readers how to trust in God’s promises and restore their self-confidence and hope for the future.

Aurora Burning PDF Book By Amie Kaufman,Jay Kristoff

Aurora Burning

  • Author: Amie Kaufman,Jay Kristoff
  • ISBN Code: : 1524720941
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Page : 512 pages
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIES • Our heroes are back . . . kind of. From the bestselling co-authors of the Illuminae Files comes the second book in the epic Aurora Cycle series about a squad of misfits, losers, and discipline cases who just might be the galaxy's best hope for survival. First, the bad news: an ancient evil--you know, your standard consume-all-life-in-the-galaxy deal--is about to be unleashed. The good news? Squad 312 is standing by to save the day. They've just got to take care of a few small distractions first. Like the clan of gremps who'd like to rearrange their favorite faces. And the cadre of illegit GIA agents with creepy flowers where their eyes used to be, who'll stop at nothing to get their hands on Auri. Then there's Kal's long-lost sister, who's not exactly happy to see her baby brother, and has a Syldrathi army at her back. With half the known galaxy on their tails, Squad 312 has never felt so wanted. When they learn the Hadfield has been found, it's time to come out of hiding. Two centuries ago, the colony ship vanished, leaving Auri as its sole survivor. Now, its black box might be what saves them. But time is short, and if Auri can't learn to master her powers as a Trigger, the squad and all their admirers are going to be deader than the Great Ultrasaur of Abraaxis IV. Shocking revelations, bank heists, mysterious gifts, inappropriately tight bodysuits, and an epic firefight will determine the fate of the Aurora Legion's most unforgettable heroes--and maybe the rest of the galaxy as well.

The Bridge Home PDF Book By Padma Venkatraman

The Bridge Home

  • Author: Padma Venkatraman
  • ISBN Code: : 1524738123
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Page : 208 pages
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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"Readers will be captivated by this beautifully written novel about young people who must use their instincts and grit to survive. Padma shares with us an unflinching peek into the reality millions of homeless children live every day but also infuses her story with hope and bravery that will inspire readers and stay with them long after turning the final page."--Aisha Saeed, author of the New York Times Bestselling Amal Unbound Cover may vary. Four determined homeless children make a life for themselves in Padma Venkatraman's stirring middle-grade debut. Life is harsh in Chennai's teeming streets, so when runaway sisters Viji and Rukku arrive, their prospects look grim. Very quickly, eleven-year-old Viji discovers how vulnerable they are in this uncaring, dangerous world. Fortunately, the girls find shelter--and friendship--on an abandoned bridge. With two homeless boys, Muthi and Arul, the group forms a family of sorts. And while making a living scavenging the city's trash heaps is the pits, the kids find plenty to laugh about and take pride in too. After all, they are now the bosses of themselves and no longer dependent on untrustworthy adults. But when illness strikes, Viji must decide whether to risk seeking help from strangers or to keep holding on to their fragile, hard-fought freedom.

Shaman PDF Book By Ya'Acov Darling Khan

Shaman

  • Author: Ya'Acov Darling Khan
  • ISBN Code: : 1788172566
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Page : 304 pages
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reviews : 197 Readers
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Guidebook blending experiences of shamanic teacher with transformational exercises and rituals designed to bring shamanism into the 21st century. A shaman is someone who reminds us of the rhythm of life that is dancing inside us and invites us to follow it, who shows us how we can dream a better world into being. Shamans are no longer isolated healers in faraway places. Their spirit has returned and is infusing the work of teachers, artists and activists, leaders in business and people throughout all areas of our societies. We all have an inner shaman and this book is for you if you: • recognize there's untapped power inside you that you want to learn how to harness • want to feel a deeper connection to your own nature, your ancestors, your community and the intelligence of life itself • care about the future of life on our planet and wish to redress the balance between humanity and nature • know your purpose is to co-create a world that is built on justice and sustainability There is a shaman in you who was born to play a powerful role in our collective awakening for our future on Earth.

Redeeming Love PDF Book By Francine Rivers

Redeeming Love

  • Author: Francine Rivers
  • ISBN Code: : 1601422881
  • Publisher : Multnomah
  • Page : 480 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 971 Readers
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring Abigail Cowen, Tom Lewis, Nina Dobrev, with Logan Marshall Green and Eric Dane, special appearance by Famke Janssen. Distributed by Universal Pictures with a screenplay by Francine Rivers and D.J. Caruso. California’s gold country, 1850. A time when men sold their souls for a bag of gold and women sold their bodies for a place to sleep. Angel expects nothing from men but betrayal. Sold into prostitution as a child, she survives by keeping her hatred alive. And what she hates most are the men who use her, leaving her empty and dead inside. Then she meets Michael Hosea, a man who seeks his Father’s heart in everything. Michael obeys God’s call to marry Angel and to love her unconditionally. Slowly, day by day, he defies Angel’s every bitter expectation, until despite her resistance, her frozen heart begins to thaw. But with her unexpected softening comes overwhelming feelings of unworthiness and fear. And so Angel runs. Back to the darkness, away from her husband’s pursuing love, terrified of the truth she no longer can deny: her final healing must come from the One who loves her even more than Michael does . . . the One who will never let her go. A powerful retelling of the story of Gomer and Hosea, Redeeming Love is a life-changing story of God’s unconditional, redemptive, all-consuming love. Includes a six-part reading group guide!

A Bridge Too Far PDF Book By Martin W. Bowman

A Bridge Too Far

  • Author: Martin W. Bowman
  • ISBN Code: : 147382978X
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Page : 256 pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 733 Readers
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This, the fourth and final volume of the series on Market-Garden in September 1944 reveals the final fate of the troops at Oosterbeek and the decision to evacuate all able bodied men in Operation 'Berlin' as well as the subsequent Operation 'Pegasus' when the Allies tried to return as many beleaguered troops back to Allied lines as possible. Was Arnhem indeed 'a bridge Too Far'? While 'Market-Garden' certainly was a heroic failure conducted at great cost it is debatable whether it contributed materially to the ultimate victory or was a foolish sacrifice of thousands of troops, aircrew and Dutch civilians in an ill-conceived assault on the German-held bridges across the Lower Rhine. There is no doubting the gritty, gallant and valorous contribution on the part of the British, Dominion, American and Polish paratroopers, the RAF and USAAF aircrews and their German opponents and Dutch civilians. Their incredible, illuminating and often under-stated accounts of extraordinary courage, camaraderie, shared terror and encounters with the enemy offer a more personalised view of 'Market-Garden' through the words of those who were there at the heart of the action. These tales are complemented by the author's background information supplemented by the inclusion of daily timelines that give an overall picture of each battle and air operation.

A Message from Martha PDF Book By Mark Avery

A Message from Martha

  • Author: Mark Avery
  • ISBN Code: : 1472906268
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Page : 304 pages
  • Genre : Nature
  • Reviews : 325 Readers
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September 1st, 2014 marked the centenary of one of the best-documented extinctions in history – the demise of the Passenger Pigeon. From being the commonest bird on the planet 50 years earlier, the species became extinct on that fateful day, with the death in Cincinnati Zoo of Martha – the last of her kind. This book tells the tale of the Passenger Pigeon, and of Martha, and of author Mark Avery's journey in search of them. It looks at how the species was a cornerstone of the now much-diminished ecology of the eastern United States, and how the species went from a population that numbered in the billions to nil in a terrifyingly brief period of time. It also explores the largely untold story of the ecological annihilation of this part of America in the latter half of the 19th century, a time that saw an unprecedented loss of natural beauty and richness as forests were felled and the prairies were ploughed, with wildlife slaughtered more or less indiscriminately. Despite the underlying theme of loss, this book is more than another depressing tale of human greed and ecological stupidity. It contains an underlying message – that we need to re-forge our relationship with the natural world on which we depend, and plan a more sustainable future. Otherwise more species will go the way of the Passenger Pigeon. We should listen to the message from Martha.

Juno Beach PDF Book By Mark Zuehlke

Juno Beach

  • Author: Mark Zuehlke
  • ISBN Code: : 9781926685700
  • Publisher : D & M Publishers
  • Page : 352 pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 604 Readers
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On June 6, 1944 the greatest armada in history stood off Normandy and the largest amphibious invasion ever began as 107,000 men aboard 6,000 ships pressed toward the coast. Among this number were 18,000 Canadians, who were to land on a five-mile long stretch of rocky ledges fronted by a wide expanse of sand. Code named Juno Beach. Here, sheltered inside concrete bunkers and deep trenches, hundreds of German soldiers waited to strike the first assault wave with some ninety 88-millimetre guns, fifty mortars, and four hundred machineguns. A four-foot-high sea wall ran across the breadth of the beach and extending from it into the surf itself were ranks of tangled barbed wire, tank and vessel obstacles, and a maze of mines. Of the five Allied forces landing that day, they were scheduled to be the last to reach the sand. Juno was also the most exposed beach, their day’s objectives eleven miles inland were farther away than any others, and the opposition awaiting them was believed greater than that facing any other force. At battle's end one out of every six Canadians in the invasion force was either dead or wounded. Yet their grip on Juno Beach was firm.

Mississippi Bridge PDF Book By Mildred D. Taylor

Mississippi Bridge

  • Author: Mildred D. Taylor
  • ISBN Code: : 1101666269
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Page : 80 pages
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 365 Readers
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Another powerful story in the Logan Family Saga and companion to Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. A day of conflict and tragedy. Jeremy Simms watches from the porch of the general store as the weekly bus from Jackson comes through his town. His neighbor Stacey Logan and Stacey's brothers and sister are there to see their grandmother off on a trip. Jeremy's friend Josias Williams is taking the bus to his new job. But Josias and the Logans are black, and in Mississippi in the 1930s, black people can't ride the bus if that means there won't be enough room for white people to ride. When several white passengers arrive at the last minute, the driver sends Josias and Stacey's grandmother off the bus. Then comes a terrifying moment that unites all the townspeople in a nightmare that will change their lives forever. “Well written and thought provoking, this book will haunt readers and generate much discussion.”—School Library Journal

Safety and Reliability of Bridge Structures PDF Book By Khaled Mahmoud

Safety and Reliability of Bridge Structures

  • Author: Khaled Mahmoud
  • ISBN Code: : 0203861582
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Page : 514 pages
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Reviews : 312 Readers
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Recent surveys of the U.S. infrastructure‘s condition have rated a staggering number of bridges structurally deficient or functionally obsolete. While not necessarily unsafe, a structurally deficient bridge must be posted for weight and have limits for speed, due to its deteriorated structural components. Bridges with old design features that canno

The Wisdom of Niccolo Machiavelli PDF Book By Niccolo Machiavellie

The Wisdom of Niccolo Machiavelli

  • Author: Niccolo Machiavellie
  • ISBN Code: : 1627932615
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Page : 877 pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 604 Readers
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Discover the true origins of what it means to be 'Machiavellian' through the absorbing treatise The Prince. One of the first and foremost works on political philosophy, Machiavelli leaves morals and ideals behind and cuts right to the heart of what it means to take and hold on to power. Heavily immersed in the ruthless and cunning world of the Medicis and the Borgias, he was well-placed to observe human nature and the practicalities of rule. A must-read both for its historical interest and its relevance for the politicians, lawmakers and hapless members of the public of today.