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From Harper Lee comes a landmark new novel set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece To Kill a Mockingbird Maycomb Alabama Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch Scout returns home from New York City to visit her aging father Atticus Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the South Jean Louise s homecoming turns bittersweet when she learns disturbing truths about her close-knit family the town and the people dearest to her Memories from her childhood flood back and her values and assumptions are thrown into doubt Featuring many of the iconic characters from To Kill a Mockingbird Go Set a Watchman perfectly captures a young woman and a world in painful yet necessary transition out of the illusions of the past a journey that can only be guided by one s own conscience Written in the mid-1950s Go Set a Watchman imparts a fuller richer understanding and appreciation of Harper Lee Here is an unforgettable novel of wisdom humanity passion humor and effortless precision a profoundly affecting work of art that is both wonderfully evocative of another era and relevant to our own times It not only confirms the enduring brilliance of To Kill a Mockingbird... but also serves as its essential companion adding depth context and new meaning to an American classic more
Does a great job of showing just why this activity might work to tame your own personal stress monster Michael Franco CNET com An Amazon 1 National Bestseller This adult coloring book features over 45 lovingly detailed patterns Designs range in complexity from beginner to expert-level Provides hours and hours of stress relief mindful calm and fun creative expression Join millions of adults all around the world who are rediscovering the simple relaxation and joy of coloring
Your little one will soon learn some essential first words and pictures with this bright board book There are 100 color photographs to look at and talk about and 100 simple first words to read and learn too The pages are made from tough board for hours of fun reading and the cover is softly padded for little hands to hold
By the same artists that brought you the 1 Amazon Bestseller Stress Relieving Patterns Vol 1 This adult coloring book has over 50 animal patterns featuring creatures great and small from jungles seas sands and savannahs all around the world Designs range in complexity from beginner to expert-level Provides hours and hours of stress relief mindful calm and fun creative expression Join millions of adults all around the world who are rediscovering the simple relaxation and joy of coloring
A thoroughly revised and updated edition of Thomas C Foster s classic guide a lively and entertaining introduction to literature and literary basics including symbols themes and contexts that shows you how to make your everyday reading experience more rewarding and enjoyable While many books can be enjoyed for their basic stories there are often deeper literary meanings interwoven in these texts How to Read Literature Like a Professor helps us to discover those hidden truths by looking at literature with the eyes and the literary codes-of the ultimate professional reader the college professor What does it mean when a literary hero is traveling along a dusty road When he hands a drink to his companion When he s drenched in a sudden rain shower Ranging from major themes to literary models narrative devices and form Thomas C Foster provides us with a broad overview of literature a world where a road leads to a quest a shared meal may signify a communion and rain whether cleansing or destructive is never just a shower-and shows us how to make our reading experience more enriching satisfying and fun This revised edition includes new chapters a new preface and epilogue and incorporates updated teaching points that Foster has developed... over the past decade more
Kaplan s GRE Premier 2016 is a comprehensive prep system that includes both book and mobile-enabled online components Get access to in-depth strategies test information and practice questions to help you score higher on the GRE New for the 2016 edition Premier 2016 contains more targeted instruction across the different Quant and Verbal question types and content plus new questions and explanations Kaplan s GRE Premier 2016 contains 2 200 total practice questions with detailed explanations covering the Verbal Quantitative and Analytical Writing sections and strategies for handling all the question types you ll encounter on Test Day It also comes with study plans to help you make the most of your time preparing for the GRE as well as 1-year access to an online center that includes practice tests Quiz Bank and videos to help you score higher Kaplan s GRE Premier 2016 features 2 200 practice questions with detailed explanations including brand new questions and explanations for this edition6 full-length practice tests 5 realistic Multi-Stage Tests available online and 1 in the book 500-question online Quiz Bank for customized quiz creation and review of GRE practice questionsMobile-enabled online resources study anywhere on any... device with an internet connectionOnline study plans learn how to make the most of your time no matter how much or little time you have until Test DayDVD on stress management study planning and the graduate school application processAcademic support from Kaplan faculty via our Facebook page facebook com KaplanGradPrepKaplan guarantees that if you study with this book DVD and online resources you will score higher on the GRE or you ll receive a full refund more
THE 25th EDITION OF THE WORLD S MOST POPULAR MEDICAL REVIEW BOOK Trust 25 years of experience for the most effective USMLE Step 1 preparation possible 1 250 must-know topics provide a complete framework for your USMLE preparation Test-taking advice with focus on high-efficiency studying Major revisions in all subject areas based on feedback from thousands of students Free real-time updates and corrections at www firstaidteam com Extensive faculty review process with nationally known USMLE instructors 1 000 color photos and diagrams help you visualize high-yield concepts Expanded guide to high-yield study resources including mobile apps INSIDER ADVICE FOR STUDENTS FROM STUDENTS
August Pullman was born with a facial difference that up until now has prevented him from going to a mainstream school Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid but his new classmates can t get past Auggie s extraordinary face WONDER now a 1 New York Times bestseller and included on the Texas Bluebonnet Award master list begins from Auggie s point of view but soon switches to include his classmates his sister her boyfriend and others These perspectives converge in a portrait of one community s struggle with empathy compassion and acceptance Wonder is the best kids book of the year said Emily Bazelon senior editor at Slate com and author of Sticks and Stones Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy In a world where bullying among young people is an epidemic this is a refreshing new narrative full of heart and hope R J Palacio has called her debut novel a meditation on kindness indeed every reader will come away with a greater appreciation for the simple courage of friendship Auggie is a hero to root for a diamond in the rough who proves that you can t blend in when you were born to stand out Join the conversation thewonderofwonder
The Official SAT Study Guide Second Edition features 10 official SAT practice tests created by the test maker With over 1 000 pages and more than 20 chapters it s packed with the most up-to-date information regardless of the jacket and students need to get ready for the test Students will gain valuable experience and raise their confidence by taking practice tests by reviewing critical concepts test-taking approaches and focused sets of practice questions just like those on the actual SAT The Official SAT Study Guide Second Edition will help students get ready for the SAT with- 10 official SAT practice tests including 3 new recent exams- detailed descriptions of math critical reading and writing sections of the SAT- targeted practice questions for each SAT question type- practice essay questions along with sample essays and annotations- a review of math concepts tested in the exam- test-taking approaches and suggestions that underscore important points- free online score reports- exclusive access to online answers and explanations at collegeboard com- 10 discount on The Official SAT Online Course to all book ownersThere s also a complete chapter on the PSAT NMSQT
Ray Bradbury s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak dystopian future Guy Montag is a fireman In his world where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction firemen start fires rather than put them out His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities the printed book along with the houses in which they are hidden Montag never questions the destruction and ruin his actions produce returning each day to his bland life and wife Mildred who spends all day with her television family But then he meets an eccentric young neighbor Clarisse who introduces him to a past where people didn t live in fear and to a present where one sees the world through the ideas in books instead of the mindless chatter of television When Mildred attempts suicide and Clarisse suddenly disappears Montag begins to question everything he has ever known He starts hiding books in his home and when his pilfering is discovered the fireman has to run for his life
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