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Lessons from Shadow

By Shadow Bregman
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Isbn : 1524673730
  • Pages : 46
  • Category : Education
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Shadow Bregman, a twelve-year-old rescue dog, passes on to six- to ten-year-old boys and girls the life lessons she has learned. This book can be read by a child alone and is also ideal as a teaching book. Shadow will ask every child what lesson is learned before it is revealed. Because of its short chapters and charming illustrations, it is an ideal bedtime book.

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  • File Pdf: what-s-wrong-with-being-single.pdf

Book Summary:

Absolutely nothing. Being single or facing divorce, separation, or widowhood doen’t mean unhappiness. Singles—the latest, largest, and least understood minority in America—are mad as hell, and they’re not going to take it anymore. Drawing on many statistics and richly detailed case studies, Maryam Jorjani proves that society’s pressures and misconceptions of togetherness drive many of us to get married. The result is often depression, divorce, addiction, violence—even suicide. Her conclusion: Living the single lifestyle, free and independent, may just be the best prescription for what ails America.

The Pedagogy of Pathologization

By Subini Ancy Annamma
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1315523035
  • Pages : 200
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 295
  • File Pdf: the-pedagogy-of-pathologization.pdf

Book Summary:

WINNER OF THE 2018 NATIONAL WOMEN'S STUDIES ASSOCIATION ALISON PIEPMEIER BOOK PRIZE Linking powerful first-person narratives with structural analysis, The Pedagogy of Pathologization explores the construction of criminal identities in schools via the intersections of race, disability, and gender. amid the prevalence of targeted mass incarceration. Focusing uniquely on the pathologization of female students of color, whose voices are frequently engulfed by labels of deviance and disability, a distinct and underrepresented experience of the school-to-prison pipeline is detailed through original qualitative methods rooted in authentic narratives. The book’s DisCrit framework, grounded in interdisciplinary research, draws on scholarship from critical race theory, disability studies, education, women’s and girl’s studies, legal studies, and more.

Women in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection [4 volumes]

By Peg A. Lamphier,Rosanne Welch
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Isbn : 1610696034
  • Pages : 1828
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 693
  • File Pdf: women-in-american-history.pdf

Book Summary:

This four-volume set documents the complexity and richness of women's contributions to American history and culture, empowering all students by demonstrating a more populist approach to the past. • Provides significantly more detail than typical reference works on women's history and culture, enabling readers to better appreciate the contributions of women of all socio-cultural statuses • Covers the astounding range of American women's experience, including women of various economic and racial statuses, religious affiliations, political and ideological identifications, and sexualities • Includes a significant selection of primary documents, thereby combining the educational power of secondary and primary literature to create a richer learning experience for users

A Look Back in Time: Memoir of a Military Kid in the Fifties

By Bernard N. Lee, Jr.
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bernard N. Lee, Jr.
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 222
  • File Pdf: a-look-back-in-time.pdf

Book Summary:

A Look Back in Time: Memoir of a Military Kid in the Fifties, Vol. I, “…is a fascinating, insightful, inspiring, and sometimes hilarious, chronicle of life while growing up in a military family. Readers will enjoy the stories of life in the fifties, told from a child’s perspective. Through the stories, readers learn the virtues of tolerance, fairness, perseverance, resilience, and other life serving qualities needed for survival in today’s world. These qualities are timeless. Readers, young and old, will recognize these virtues, and themselves, inside the stories.” Review by Colonel Arnold R. Goodson, United States Army (Retired) A Look Back in Time – Vol. I… finds our military kid traveling, from state-to-state in the United States of America, during his early childhood years. His encounters, with the people and cultures of the southern and mid-western sections of the country, are rich in history, adventure, and life-changing events. You will enjoy following this cunning and resourceful, military kid as he navigates his early childhood years in the USA during the fifties. Bernard N. Lee, Jr. Author – A Look Back in Time: Memoir of a Military Kid in the Fifties Vol. I


By Ruth Soukup
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Isbn : 0310337747
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 269
  • File Pdf: unstuffed.pdf

Book Summary:

STUFF. It's everywhere. Lurking in corners and closets, spilling onto counters and coffee tables, creating havoc everywhere we look. And it's not just the physical clutter that weighs us down. Oh no, it is the stress of overbooked schedules, and the weight of life that sometimes feels oppressive and totally out of whack. New York Times bestselling author Ruth Soukup feels your pain--she has been there too. Through personal stories, Biblical truth, and practical action plans, she will inspire and empower each of us to finally declutter not just our home, but our mind and soul as well. Unstuffed is real, honest, and gets right down to the question we are all facing--how can we take back our lives from the stuff that is weighing us down? In this book, together we will: • Create a comprehensive vision for our homes, and make instant changes to improve its overall function. • Discover that more closet space is not the solution, and instead learn how to set strict limits for the stuff we bring in • Overcome the frustration of dealing with our kids' influx of stuff and implement practical solutions for keeping the chaos at bay. • Recognize the pitfalls of an overstuffed schedule BEFORE it gets out of hand, and instead learn to combat the culture of busy that keeps us running from one thing to the next. • Finally conquer that mountain of paperwork that threatens to tumble down around us at any moment. • Let go of the guilt that gets attached to gifts and instead learn to separate our loved ones from their stuff. • Begin to cultivate our real friendships while eliminating the toxic relationships that weigh us down.

The Mangy Parrot, Abridged

By Jose Joaquin Fernandez de Lizardi
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Isbn : 1603840648
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 808
  • File Pdf: the-mangy-parrot-abridged.pdf

Book Summary:

David Frye's abridgment of his 2003 translation of The Mangy Parrot captures all of the narrative drive, literary innovation, and biting social commentary that established Lizardi's comic masterpiece as the Don Quixote of Latin America.

Light with No Shadow

By Navin Doshi
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Balboa Press
  • Isbn : 1504354737
  • Pages : 396
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 453
  • File Pdf: light-with-no-shadow.pdf

Book Summary:

Navins gripping account of our times and culture is marked by a sincere wish to heal and a remarkable capacity to balance compassion and criticality.

With Schwarzkopf

By Gus Lee
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Smithsonian Institution
  • Isbn : 1588345300
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 513
  • File Pdf: with-schwarzkopf.pdf

Book Summary:

With Schwarzkopf is Gus Lee's remembrance of his mentor and friend H. Norman Schwarzkopf, and his firsthand account of how Schwarzkopf shaped his life. In 1966, Lee, a junior-year cadet at West Point, was bright, athletic, and popular. He was also on the verge of getting kicked out. Nearing the bottom of his class due to his penchant for playing poker and reading recreationally instead of studying engineering, he was assigned a new professor: then-Major Norman Schwarzkopf. Schwarzkopf's deeply principled nature and fierce personality took hold of the wayward cadet, and the two began meeting regularly and discussing what it meant to be a scholar, a soldier, and a man. Lee's vibrant, witty narrative brings his more than forty-year relationship with Schwarzkopf to life. Readers get an inside look at West Point culture; they see Schwarzkopf's bristling anger with his rebellious pupil as well as his tenacity, intellect, and moments of surprising emotional warmth; and they watch as Lee starts to absorb his teachings. As he left West Point and took on more professional and personal roles, Lee approached every crisis or difficult decision by channeling his mentor. Over the years, Schwarzkopf's instilled values, wise counsel, and warm conversations shaped Lee and brought the two together in an unlikely friendship. In With Schwarzkopf, Lee passes along the lessons he learned so future generations can hear Schwarzkopf's important teachings.

Show Up for Your Life

By Chrystal Evans Hurst
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Isbn : 0310766931
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Reads : 171
  • File Pdf: show-up-for-your-life.pdf

Book Summary:

What does the women you’ll be tomorrow want you to know today? Show Up for Your Life by gifted writer, speaker, and worship leader Chrystal Evans Hurst will help young women ages 13 and up stop worrying about the small stuff and start embracing who they are in God’s eyes. From Chrystal Evans Hurst, popular author of the adult title She’s Still There, comes Show Up for Your Life, a book that empowers young women to appreciate their divinely created uniqueness instead of comparing themselves to others. Show Up for Your Life helps young women ages 13 and up: Remember all the positives in their life now and not get stuck in anxiety over the future Recognize their unique, God-given gifts Deal with distractions that throw them off course from God’s plan for them Stop comparing themselves to others Chrystal shares her own stories that will inspire young women to stop worrying—whether it’s about how to dress, who they hang with, or any of the other daily ups and downs of life—and face every day with an attitude of mindfulness and gratitude. Inside Show Up for Your Life, readers will love: Chrystal’s conversational tone, honesty, and humble wisdom The interactive sections at the end of each chapter that summarize what you should remember, pose questions to encourage reflection, provide a responsive activity to do individually, and provide Scripture verses to guide growth

The Essential Works of Du Bois

By W. E. B. Du Bois
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : EAN:4064066394523
  • Pages : 755
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 836
  • File Pdf: the-essential-works-of-du-bois.pdf

Book Summary:

Musaicum Books presents to you this meticulously edited collection, formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. The Souls of Black Folk The Suppression of the African Slave Trade Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil A Negro Schoolmaster in the New South Of the Training of Black Men The Talented Tenth The Conservation of Races The Economic Revolution in the South Religion in the South Strivings of the Negro People The Black North: A Social Study

The Collected Works

By W. E. B. Du Bois
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : EAN:4064066397869
  • Pages : 755
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 501
  • File Pdf: the-collected-works.pdf

Book Summary:

e-artnow presents to you this meticulously edited collection, formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices._x000D_ The Souls of Black Folk_x000D_ The Suppression of the African Slave Trade_x000D_ Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil_x000D_ A Negro Schoolmaster in the New South_x000D_ Of the Training of Black Men_x000D_ The Talented Tenth_x000D_ The Conservation of Races_x000D_ The Economic Revolution in the South_x000D_ Religion in the South_x000D_ Strivings of the Negro People_x000D_ The Black North: A Social Study

Censored Sentiments

By Barbara Maria Zaczek
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : University of Delaware Press
  • Isbn : 9780874136081
  • Pages : 209
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 954
  • File Pdf: censored-sentiments.pdf

Book Summary:

Samuel Richardson's Clarissa illustrates this shift because it proves the inefficacy of the control imposed from the outside and advocates the necessity of placing responsibility onto the letter writer tutored in decorum by conduct books. Clarissa commits a "sin of communication" that leads to her "ruin" and death because she has disregarded the guidelines for safe correspondence provided by conduct-book writers. Clarissa reflects the gradual substitution of the letter as a means of transgression to the letter as a means of control and manipulation.