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Taking their name from their B-17 of the same name, they became one of the most distinguished and important air combat units in history.Written by a proud fangirl who is also a licensed therapist, "The Fangirl Life" is a witty guide to putting your passions to use in your offline life, whether it s learning how writing fan fiction can be a launching point for greater career endeavors, or how to avoid the myths that fictional romance perpetuates.For the first time, Rose takes us beyond the battlefront and into the shadowy underworld of double agents and triple crosses, covert operations and code breaking, and unmasks the courageous, flawed individuals who inhabited this wilderness of mirrors--including the spymaster at the heart of it all, George Washington.Paul Grabhorn's intimate photographs of ICRC missions throughout the world depict life beyond today's violent and often tumultuous headlines and the fearless actions of humanitarian workers in conflict zones.Instead, it saved those democracies, but with a fateful cost.The tradition of the bedtime story has been around since before the written word.In 1916, Georgia O'Keeffe is a young, unknown art teacher when she travels to New York to meet Stieglitz, the famed photographer and art dealer, who has discovered O'Keeffe's work and exhibits it in his gallery.President Bill Clinton What we take for granted often comes from the most revolutionary of sources.
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A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy Named one of "BuzzFeed" s Incredible New Books You Need to Read This Summer Jende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant living in Harlem, has come to the United States to provide a better life for himself, his wife, Neni, and their six-year-old son. In the fall of 2007, Jende can hardly believe his luck when he lands a job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a senior executive at Lehman Brothers. Clark demands punctuality, discretion, and loyalty and Jende is eager to please. Clark s wife, Cindy, even offers Neni temporary work at the Edwardses summer home in the Hamptons. With these opportunities, Jende and Neni can at last gain a foothold in America and imagine a brighter future. However, the world of great power and privilege conceals troubling secrets, and soon Jende and Neni notice cracks in their employers facades. When the financial world is rocked by the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the Jongas are desperate to keep Jende s job even as their marriage threatens to fall apart. As all four lives are dramatically upended, Jende and Neni are forced to make an impossible choice. Advance praise for "Behold the Dreamers" Imbolo Mbue would be a formidable storyteller anywhere, in any language. It s our good luck that she and her stories are American. Jonathan Franzen, National Book Award-winning author of "Purity"and "Freedom" Dazzling, fast-paced, and exquisitely written, "Behold the Dreamers" is one of those rare novels that will change the way you see the world. Imbolo Mbue is a breathtaking talent. Christina Baker Kline, #1 "New York Times "bestselling author of "Orphan Train" Who is this Imbolo Mbue and where has she been hiding? Her writing is startlingly beautiful, thoughtful, and both timely and timeless. She s taking on everything from family to the Great Recession to immigration while deftly reminding us what it means to truly believe in the American dream. Jacqueline Woodson, National Book Award winning author of "Brown Girl Dreaming"and "Another Brooklyn" It s rare that a book is so fascinating, so emotionally compelling, and so beautiful that I literally can t put it down. I picked "Behold the Dreamers" up one evening before bed. I turned the last page at dawn. It ruined the next day for me I wasn t much good for anything but a nap but it was worth every lost hour. Ayelet Waldman, "New York Times "bestselling author of" Love and Treasure" A beautiful book about one African couple starting a new life in a new land, "Behold the Dreamers" will teach you as much about the promise and pitfalls of life in the United States as about the immigrants who come here in search of the so-called American dream. Sonia Nazario, author of "Enrique s Journey "and" "winner of the Pulitzer Prize Among the spate of novels forged in the crucible of the previous decade, Mbue s impressive debut deserves a singular place. . . . Realistic, tragic, and still remarkably kind to all its characters, this is a special book. " Kirkus" "Reviews" (starred review)", For fans of Americanah and The Lowland comes a debut novel about an immigrant couple striving to get ahead as the Great Recession hits home. With profound empathy, keen insight, and sly wit, Imbolo Mbue has written a compulsively readable story about marriage, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream. Jende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant living in Harlem, has come to the United States to provide a better life for himself, his wife, Neni, and their six-year-old son. In the fall of 2007, Jende can hardly believe his luck when he lands a job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a senior executive at Lehman Brothers. Clark demands punctuality, discretion, and loyalty--and Jende is eager to please. Clark's wife, Cindy, even offers Neni temporary work at their summer home in the Hamptons. With these opportunities, Jende and Neni can at last gain a foothold in America and imagine a brighter future. However, the world of great power and privilege conceals troubling secrets, and soon Jende and Neni notice cracks in their employers' facades. Then the financial world is rocked by the collapse of Lehman Brothers. Desperate to keep Jende's job, which grows more tenuous by the day, the Jongas try to protect the Edwardses from certain truths, even as their own marriage threatens to fall apart. As all four lives are dramatically upended, Jende and Neni are forced to make an impossible choice., In the vein of Amy Tan and Khaled Hosseini comes a compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream--the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy. Jende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant living in Harlem, has come to the United States to provide a better life for himself, his wife, Neni, and their six-year-old son. In the fall of 2007, Jende can hardly believe his luck when he lands a job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a senior executive at Lehman Brothers. Clark demands punctuality, discretion, and loyalty--and Jende is eager to please. Clark's wife, Cindy, even offers Neni temporary work at the Edwardses' summer home in the Hamptons. With these opportunities, Jende and Neni can at last gain a foothold in America and imagine a brighter future. However, the world of great power and privilege conceals troubling secrets, and soon Jende and Neni notice cracks in their employers' façades. When the financial world is rocked by the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the Jongas are desperate to keep Jende's job--even as their marriage threatens to fall apart. As all four lives are dramatically upended, Jende and Neni are forced to make an impossible choice. Advance praise for Behold the Dreamers "Dazzling, fast-paced, and exquisitely written, Behold the Dreamers is one of those rare novels that will change the way you see the world. Imbolo Mbue is a breathtaking talent." --Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train "Who is this Imbolo Mbue and where has she been hiding? Her writing is startlingly beautiful, thoughtful, and both timely and timeless. She's taking on everything from family to the Great Recession to immigration while deftly reminding us what it means to truly believe in 'the American dream.'" --Jacqueline Woodson, National Book Award-winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming "It's rare that a book is so fascinating, so emotionally compelling, and so beautiful that I literally can't put it down. I picked Behold the Dreamers up one evening before bed. I turned the last page at dawn. It ruined the next day for me--I wasn't much good for anything but a nap--but it was worth every lost hour." --Ayelet Waldman, New York Times bestselling author of Love and Treasure "A beautiful book about one African couple starting a new life in a new land, Behold the Dreamers will teach you as much about the promise and pitfalls of life in the United States as about the immigrants who come here in search of the so-called American dream." --Sonia Nazario, author of Enrique's Journey and winner of the Pulitzer Prize "Among the spate of novels forged in the crucible of the previous decade, Mbue's impressive debut deserves a singular place. . . . Realistic, tragic, and still remarkably kind to all its characters, this is a special book." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
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Assessment Strategies for Elementary Physical Education in MOBI, DJV, FB2


68 ready-to-use sheets to make assessment easy, Assessment serves a crucial role in developing physically educated children, but selecting the right criteria for assessment can be an overwhelming task. Assessment Strategies for Elementary Physical Education bridges the gap between theory and practice. This new, practical resource shows physical educators how to design and implement assessment strategies. The book includes 68 ready-to-use, reproducible assessment sheets that physical educators can use to assess students' cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning. All the sheets include teacher tips designed for implementation of the assessment strategies. By using this book teachers will save time, money, and, best of all, energy. Assessment Strategies for Elementary Physical Education provides: -Strategies for managing assessments in the everyday world of the physical educator -Strategies for developing teacher-generated assessments based on the needs and interests of their own programs -A comprehensive listing of the critical elements for basic nonlocomotor and locomotor skills -A wide variety of assessments strategies, such as video projects, student projects, and portfolios, which reflect the levels of Bloom's Taxonomy -Developmentally appropriate, culturally balanced visuals for children and nonreaders Author Suzann Schiemer, a nationally recognized expert on assessment, uses a convenient question-and-answer format throughout the book. She uses questions that physical educators most frequently ask her at the assessment workshops she regularly conducts. Widely applicable to varying curriculums, Assessment Strategies for Elementary Physical Education places the "how to's" of assessment at teachers' fingertips.
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But Italian horror cinema with all its variations, subgenres and filoni remains one of the most recognisable and iconic genre productions in Europe, achieving cult status worldwide.Salinger, or, most often, his own family D Ambrosio approaches each piece with a singular voice and point of view; each essay, while unique and surprising, is unmistakably his own."Among the finest products of early Ukrainian literature were the Lives of the first Rus' saints, including Boris and Glb, Feodosij of the Caves Monastery, Avraamij of Smolensk, and Ol'ga and Volodimer.Filled with exclusive behind-the-scenes anecdotes, Cryer offers his own endearing perspective on Hollywood, the business at large, and the art of acting.The collection also looks at Ray s lesser-known and underappreciated films, and devotes attention to the highly experimental "We Can t Go Home Again," his recently restored final film made in the 1970s with his students at Binghamton University, State University of New York.Which is your favourite?In this analysis of a startling cultural transformation Kristin Ross finds the contradictions of the period embedded in its various commodities and cultural artifacts - automobiles, washing machines, women's magazines, film, popular fiction, even structuralism - as well as in the practices that shape, determine, and delimit their uses.You heard him on the radio.
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FIGURE DRAWING FOR MEN'S FASHION focuses on the male form in fashion design. It offers a concise, topic-by-topic guide to acquiring and perfecting the skills needed to produce realistic and precise fashion plates that accurately reflect a designer¿s creative vision. The authors, Elizabetta Drudi and Tiziana Paci, have decades of experience in the fashion industry and have created an invaluable resource for designers, illustrators, and artists. The breadth of information and attention to detail make this title ideal for students, professionals, and anyone who enjoys fashion design., FIGURINES DE MODE ET DE STYLISME POUR LA MODE MASCULINE est un guide complet pour développer et améliorer les compétences nécessaires à la représentation précise de tous les styles de la mode masculine: des costumes formels au streetwear et des manteaux aux maillots de bain. 400 pages - plus de 1 500 illustrations - 4 chapitres: ¿ Dessiner la silhouette masculine; un cours de dessin complet du corps masculin, qui consacre de nombreuses pages au dessin des cheveux, indispensable pour les illustrateurs de mode. ¿ La silhouette de mode masculine; apprenez à dessiner spécifiquement pour le stylisme et les présentations de mode masculine. Comprend des exemples pas à-pas des principales poses. ¿ Les techniques et les styles de coloration; les différentes manières d¿ajouter de la couleur et comment dessiner une grande variété de styles, de formel à décontracté. ¿ Le stylisme et le dessin de vêtements; ce que vous devez savoir pour réaliser des dessins techniques précis des éléments et des détails de la mode masculine. La somme d¿informations et la précision des détails rendent cet ouvrage idéal pour les étudiants, les professionnels et pour tous les passionnés de la création de mode. Par les auteurs de FIGURINES DE MODE ET STYLSME Elizabetta Drudi et Tiziana Paci qui ont des dizaines d¿années d¿expérience dans le secteur de la mode et la valeur de leur travail est inestimable pour les créateurs, les illustrateurs et les artistes..
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It is richly illustrated not only with buildings, projects and plans, but also with publications, portraits, paintings, diagrams, film stills, and exhibitions, showing the immense diversity of architectural thought and production throughout the twentieth century., Truly far-ranging ?But, surprisingly, though translations of his writings have appeared in over 160 editions in 16 countries, his strictly philosophical work has hitherto been largely inaccessible to American audiences.Drawing on all major, existing military writings, as well as other lost sources, it assesses tactics and strategy, logistics, organization, and political economy, as well as cosmology and the fundamental morality of warfare.Global in scope, both comprehensive and incisive, The Future of Architecture Since 1889 is sure to become a canonical text., Truly far-ranging - both conceptually and geographically - Modernity and Continuity: The History of Architecture from the Late 19th to the Early 21st Century is a rich, compelling history that will shape future thinking about this period for years to come and provide an ideal introduction to this vital period for students, architects and the public at large.Jean-Louis Cohen, one of today's most eminent architectural historians and critics, gives an authoritative and compelling account of the twentieth century, tracing an arc from industrialization through computerization, and linking architecture to developments in art, technology, urbanism and critical theory.In this history of political thought James Blythe investigates what happened to the concept of mixed constitution during the Middle Ages, when the work of the Greek historian Polybius, the source of many of the formal elements of early modern theory, was unknown in Latin.
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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. PackagesAccess codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental booksIf you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codesAccess codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE CHINESE LINK: Zhongwen Tiandi Level 2 provides a practical, learner-centered, and enjoyable language and culture learning experience for intermediate level Chinese learners, as well as an efficient and comprehensive teaching resource for instructors. The intermediate level in the "Chinese Link" program, this series systematically emphasizes and integrates the "5Cs" principles of the National Standards for Foreign Language Education--Communication, Cultures, Comparisons, Connections, and Communities--throughout the program. While learners of Chinese at the intermediate level need to continue to build their mastery of commonly used vocabulary and grammatical structures, they also need to begin to train for advanced level language usage: "Chinese Link Level 2" supports these two needs. "Chinese Link Level 2 "continues to systematically build learners' abilities in the four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing so that they can reach the intermediate level of competence. The content and exercises in the intermediate level program build upon what has been studied in the introductory level program, gradually adding more sophisticated vocabulary and grammatical structures. Frequent consolidation and review exercises are included. "Chinese Link Level 2 "also helps learners get ready for advanced Chinese study by introducing formal and written expressions and increasing students' "media literacy." This is accomplished by providing exposure to common Chinese idioms and the stories behind them, and by including texts written in the style of newspaper, magazines, and Internet news articles. "Chinese Link Level 2 / Part 1" is comprised of 10 lessons, presenting traditional and simplified character versions side-by-side, allowing students to focus on one or the other, or to see the variations between the characters. "Chinese Link Level 2 Parts 1 and 2 "are designed to be completed in an academic year of college-level study., CHINESE LINK: Zhongwen Tiandi Level 2 provides a practical, learner-centered, and enjoyable language and culture learning experience for intermediate level Chinese learners, as well as an efficient and comprehensive teaching resource for instructors. The intermediate level in the Chinese Link : program, this series systematically emphasizes and integrates the "5Cs" principles of the National Standards for Foreign Language Education--Communication, Cultures, Comparisons, Connections, and Communities--throughout the program. While learners of Chinese at the intermediate level need to continue to build their mastery of commonly used vocabulary and grammatical structures, they also need to begin to train for advanced level language usage: Chinese Link Level 2 supports these two needs. Chinese Link Level 2 continues to systematically build learners' abilities in the four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing so that they can reach the intermediate level of competence. The content and exercises in the intermediate level program build upon what has been studied in the introductory level program, gradually adding more sophisticated vocabulary and grammatical structures. Frequent consolidation and review exercises are included. Chinese Link Level 2 also helps learnersget ready for advanced Chinese study by introducing formal and written expressions and increasing students' "media literacy." This is accomplished by providing exposure to common Chinese idioms and the stories behind them, and by including texts written in the style of newspaper, magazines, and Internet news articles. Chinese Link Level 2 / Part 1 is comprised of 10lessons, presenting traditional and simplified character versions side-by-side, allowing students to focus on one or the other, or to see the variations between the characters. Chinese Link Level 2 Parts 1 and 2 aredesigned to be completed in an academic year of college-level study.
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