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P S Be Eleven

Author : Rita Williams-Garcia
ISBN : 9780062208507
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In this Coretta Scott King Award-winning novel and sequel to the New York Times bestseller and Newbery Honor Book One Crazy Summer, the Gaither sisters return to Brooklyn and find that changes large and small have come to their home. This extraordinary novel earned five starred reviews, with Publishers Weekly calling it "historical fiction that's as full of heart as it is of heartbreak" and The Horn Book considering it "funny, wise, poignant, and thought-provoking." After spending the summer in Oakland, California, with their mother and the Black Panthers, Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern arrive home with a newfound streak of independence. The sisters aren't the only ones who have changed. Now Pa has a girlfriend. Uncle Darnell returns from Vietnam a different man. But Big Ma still expects Delphine to keep her sisters in line. That's much harder now that Vonetta and Fern refuse to be bossed around. Besides her sisters, Delphine's got plenty of other things to worry about—like starting sixth grade, being the tallest girl in her class, and dreading the upcoming school dance. The one person she confides in is her mother, Cecile. Through letters, Delphine pours her heart out and receives some constant advice: to be eleven while she can. This extraordinary novel will find a home in the hearts of readers who loved Brown Girl Dreaming and As Brave as You. Supports the Common Core State Standards
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Gaither Sisters Trilogy Collection

Author : Rita Williams-Garcia
ISBN : 9780062891112
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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All three books in the Coretta Scott King Award-winning series by New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia are now available in one ebook collection! Each humorous, unforgettable story follows the Gaither sisters as they grow up during one of the most tumultuous eras in recent American history, the 1960s. Read the adventures of eleven-year-old Delphine and her younger sisters, Vonetta and Fern, as they visit their kin all over the rapidly changing nation—and as they discover that the bonds of family, and their own strength, run deeper than they ever knew possible. This collection includes One Crazy Summer, a Newbery Honor Book, National Book Award finalist, and winner of the Scott O’Dell Award; P.S. Be Eleven; and Gone Crazy in Alabama, all of which will make the perfect addition to a young reader’s growing library. “A beloved middle grade series.” —School Library Journal (starred review) “Funny, wise, poignant, and thought-provoking.” —Horn Book (starred review) “The Gaither sisters are an irresistible trio. Williams-Garcia excels at conveying defining moments of American society from their point of view.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Testing Ground

Author : P. S. Miller
ISBN : 9781449713904
Genre : Religion
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The Testing Ground recounts some of P.S. Miller’s most amazing experiences as a medium, that will both astound and comfort the reader. It emphasizes the existence of God and his only Son, Lord Jesus, that angels do exist, and that this earthly life we are living is but “the testing ground” to determine our fitness for life everlasting.
Category: Religion

Parliamentary Papers

Author : Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
ISBN : HARVARD:32044106488141
Genre : Great Britain
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Encore Provence

Author : Peter Mayle
ISBN : 9780141933214
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The third spellbinding volume in the series begun by A Year in Provence, ENCORE PROVENCE continues the account of an English couple's life abroad. Among other curiosities, explore a school for noses in Haute Provence, the mysterious death of an oversexed butcher, the quest for the finest bouillabaisse and an assortment of the characters who lie in wait in bars and on boules courts. And, of course, the essential importance of lunch. BON APPETIT! 'One of the most successful travel books of all time... Mayle created anew travel genre' Guardian Delightful' Washington Post 'Engaging, funny and richlyappreciative' New York Times Book Review 'Stylish, witty, delightfully readable' SundayTimes
Category: Biography & Autobiography

His Favour On Your Life

Author : Ps Chris Jones
ISBN : 9781499000191
Genre : Self-Help
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His Favour on your life We all have times where we think to ourselves; "Is there a secret to doing life with heavens smile?" This book is a collection of thoughts, practical steps and promises to unlock the favour of God over your life. People want practical, down to earth advice to help them navigate life. They love hearing the real stories of the how someone else has walked through hard places and yet still remain secure in the knowledge that they too have a purpose. This book has a total of twelve chapters and a study guide with each chapter to enable the reader to ponder what they have read; either individually or in a bible study group. This allows them to be able to dig up the gold within its pages, and then put it all into practice in their own lives. This book has a light hearted approach, but with a valuable message that can be easily unpacked. Its truth brings a revelation of how different life can be when we understand that we have a heavenly invitation to do life each and every day; propelled by the hand of God. Heaven is waiting; God is waiting for an opportunity to roll out His magnificent storehouse of blessing on your life. This book will help to position your heart to receive His favour. Ps Chris Jones
Category: Self-Help

P S 269

Author : Suzann Dodd
ISBN : 9781463005559
Genre : Education
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Author : Samuel R. Driver
ISBN : 9781474229609
Genre : Religion
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First published in 1916, this volume remains an important contribution to studies on the Book of Job, and is an esteemed text by two of the finest biblical scholars of the beginning of the twentieth century.
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The World In Eleven Dimensions

Author : M. J. Duff
ISBN : 0750306718
Genre : Science
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A unified theory embracing all physical phenomena is a major goal of theoretical physics. In the early 1980s, many physicists looked to eleven-dimensional supergravity in the hope that it might provide that elusive superunified theory. In 1984 supergravity was knocked off its pedestal by ten-dimensional superstrings, one-dimensional objects whose vibrational modes represent the elementary particles. Superstrings provided a perturbative finite theory of gravity which, after compactification to four spacetime dimensions, seemed in principle capable of explaining the Standard Model. Despite these major successes, however, nagging doubts persisted about superstrings. Then in 1987 and 1992 respectively the elementary supermembrane and its dual partner, the solitonic superfivebrane were discovered. These are supersymmetric extended objects with respectively two and five dimensions moving in an eleven-dimensional spacetime. Over the period since 1996, perturbative superstrings have been superseded by a new non-perturbative called M-theory which describes, amongst other things, supermembranes and superfivebranes, which subsumes string theories, and which has as its low-energy limit, eleven-dimensional supergravity! M-theory represents the most exciting development in the subject since 1984 when the superstring revolution first burst on the scene. This book brings together seminal papers that have shaped our current understanding of this eleven-dimensional world: from supergravity through supermembranes to M-theory. Included at the beginnings of the six chapters are commentaries intended to explain the importance of these papers and to place them in a wider perspective. Each chapter alsohas an extensive bibliography. This is the first book devoted to M-theory, and will be of great interest to researchers and postgraduate students in particle physics, mathematical physics, gravitation and cosmology.
Category: Science