By Shane Mountjoy
'Manifest Destiny', a word first utilized in 1839 through journalist John O'Sullivan, embodied the idea that God had given the USA a project to unfold a republican democracy around the continent. This booklet exhibits how this philosophy formed the USA.
By Sage Kobold Productions
Combining high-action dungeon crawling with state-of-the-art ideas, Dungeon international is a roleplaying video game of myth experience. You and your pals will discover a land of magic and possibility within the roles of adventurers looking for reputation, gold, and glory.
Dungeon World’s ideas are effortless to profit and continuously force the motion ahead in unforeseen methods. A overlooked roll is rarely a lifeless end—failure introduces new complexities and problems. lifestyles as an adventurer is tough and unsafe yet it’s by no means boring!
Designed to be prepared that you can hack, remix, and construct new content material, Dungeon global comprises structures for altering every thing to fit your team together with developing new races, periods, and monsters.
To play, you’ll desire this rulebook, 3–5 avid gamers, a few polyhedral cube, and 2–4 hours.
Explore myth experience roleplaying in a complete new method with Dungeon international!
By Laurel Dewey
This is the gut-wrenching, heartrending tale of hard-bitten Denver murder detective Jane Perry and nine-year-old Emily Lawrence. Emily has witnessed the homicide of her mom and dad — murders specialists think have ties to a bigger wave of crime. yet Emily can’t remember a specific thing in regards to the killings. whilst the murderers come after Emily, Jane’s boss sends the 2 of them to a distant city in Colorado. There, Jane, who doesn’t have a maternal bone in her physique, needs to pose as Emily’s mom and function her protector. even as, she must aid Emily slowly consider the devastating occasion with no traumatizing her extra. And whereas she does so, the killer is final in . . . .Protector marks the debut of Jane Perry, an immensely incorrect, completely sympathetic personality. she's going to surprise you, confound you, astonish you, and eventually grip your soul.
By Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom
Scholars may be enlightened by means of this exam of the autobiography that used to be transcribed and developed by way of journalist Alex Haley. The e-book gains an annotated bibliography, an advent by way of pupil Harold Bloom, and an inventory of different works by way of the writer.
By Nikki Grimes
Mary Rudine, known as Mister via virtually all people, has attended church and sung within the choir for so long as she will keep in mind. yet then she meets Trey. His lengthy lashes and delicate phrases make her query every little thing, and one mistake leaves her hiding a turning out to be secret.
Another Mary is happy approximately her upcoming marriage ceremony, and has performed every thing based on Jewish legislation. So whilst an angel looks and tells her—a virgin—she’ll provide beginning, Mary can’t support yet suppose stressed, and shortly unearths herself being affected by the realities of God’s blessing.
While feeling deserted, Mister is interested in Mary’s tale, and during examining starts off to appreciate the long run laid sooner than her.
“This novel in poetry seems essentially at either youngster being pregnant and struggles with religion. Mister is phenomenally good characterised ... The language is intimate and immediate.” —Kirkus Reviews
By Michael A. Schuman
Supplying an in-depth examine Bosnia, this identify examines the country's ethnic clash and heritage and the problems it faces in imposing the phrases of the peace contract. It examines its political constitution, spiritual groups and economics and social and cultural makeup.
By Shane Mountjoy
In 1861, american citizens turned engaged in a bloody civil warfare during which greater than 600,000 american citizens misplaced their lives. The clash started after a number of states withdrew from the Union. This identify examines the sectional rivalries that surfaced within the early nineteenth century and intensified within the a long time prime as much as the struggle.
By Alexis Mamaux
Drive serious, engaged studying and complex talents development. allowing accomplished, rounded figuring out, the student-centred process actively develops the subtle talents key to functionality in Paper 2. built without delay with the IB for the 2015 syllabus, this direction publication totally helps the hot comparative method of learning.
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Navigating the teenager years will be ambitious. yet study exhibits that children who research from their mom and dad in regards to the hazards of underage ingesting, illicit medicines, tobacco use, harmful using and different dicy behaviors are much less prone to have interaction in them.This book offers the data and specialist recommendation you want to support consultant your teenager to a fit lifestyles. From surroundings expectancies and ideas to tracking your youngster, to being a great function version, the recommendation is easy and simple to do, with feedback for activities to take day-by-day, weekly or per thirty days. even if you're a mother or dad, unmarried or married, grandparent or different caregiver, this guide offers assistance and suggestion for you to use.The nation's pediatricians thanks for taking the time to target your teen's fit development and confident destiny. it really is an funding you are going to by no means remorse.
By Richard Dooling
A terminally in poor health guy sells his existence insurance plans for inexpensive to an investor who will acquire the entire quantity while the ill guy dies.But is the ailing guy fairly in poor health? Does he even exist? within the age of AIDS and no-holds-barred capitalism, the company of having a bet on how for much longer ailing humans will reside is flourishing. is that this new marketplace within which existence policies are got and bought a sound firm, or is it an open invitation to fraud and homicide? Carver Hartnett, Miranda Pryor, and Leonard Stillmach all paintings for trustworthy Allied belief, in Omaha, the place they examine coverage fraud. Carver -- the narrator of this edgy and brilliant novel -- is annoyed. His corporation may relatively bring up rates than prosecute coverage criminals. Miranda, his seductive coworker, leads him on after which places him off -- she turns out to have anything giant to conceal. while their buddy, loopy Lenny, a working laptop or computer gamer and a professional with drug-and-alcohol cocktails, dies in the course of enjoying Delta-Strike on-line, an odd and hectic narrative unfolds round a potential homicide and big coverage fraud. Carver is drawn deeper into quite a few hearts of darkness, and in his efforts to find the reality in the back of his friend's dying, he finally ends up making a bet his personal lifestyles. full of memorable characterizations -- Carver's boss, the sensible previous guy Norton; Dagmar Helveg, Norton's fascist assistant; neighborhood investigator Charlie Becker, a plain-talking, common-sense cop -- wager Your existence conducts a stealthy philosophical research of its personal, within which our hero finally ends up investigating the mysteries of his soul.