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The Year My Life Broke

Author : John Marsden
ISBN : 9781743514443
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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From the mutli-award winning and bestselling author of the Tomorrow series. "Australia's king of young adult fiction" The Australian You move into the most boring street in the most boring town in Australia. Tarrawagga is a hole. Its only ambition is to be a crater, and it has every chance of getting there. The last thing you expect is to have action all around you, dangerous strangers in the backyard and bullets flying past your ears. At your new school, everyone thinks you're the biggest loser in Grade 6. Little do they know. When they realise the truth, teachers and students alike are in for the shock of their lives. Funny, gripping and full of surprises, The Year My Life Broke could be the most real book you read this year. Warning: This book is not a fantasy. It contains no superheroes, wizards, dragons, time travel, aliens or magic. Notable Book for the Children's Book Council of Australia Awards's Young Readers 2014
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Mi Voz Mi Vida

Author : Andrew Garrod
ISBN : 0801473861
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Amid the flurry of debates about immigration, poverty, and education in the United States, the stories in Mi Voz, Mi Vida allow us to reflect on how young people who might be most affected by the results of these debates actually navigate through American society. The fifteen Latino college students who tell their stories in this book come from a variety of socioeconomic, regional, and family backgrounds-they are young men and women of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Dominican, Central American, and South American descent. Their insights are both balanced and frank, blending personal, anecdotal, political, and cultural viewpoints. Their engaging stories detail the students' personal struggles with issues such as identity and biculturalism, family dynamics, religion, poverty, stereotypes, and the value of education. Throughout, they provide insights into issues of racial identity in contemporary America among a minority population that is very much in the news. This book gives educators, students, and their families a clear view of the experience of Latino students adapting to a challenging educational environment and a cultural context-Dartmouth College-often very different from their childhood ones.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Declarations Of Power For 365 Days Of The Year Volume 1

Author : Cesar Castellanos
ISBN : 9789588453538
Genre : Religion
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Start your day by declaring words of faith. Pastor Cesar takes you to understand God's word day by day in a possitive way. Believe the best is yet to come, and when your life is in God's purpose, you will find His purpose.
Category: Religion

Game Of My Life Auburn Tigers

Author : Mark Murphy
ISBN : 9781683580607
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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What creates a championship team? Spirit, determination, and a legacy that refuses to die. Game of My Life Auburn Tigers is a collection of the greatest Tigers moments from past and present as seen through the eyes of the players themselves. In this newly-updated collection, Mark Murphy has brought together passionate Auburn football players to share their fondest experiences and memories. Some of these games involve championships, including the heart stopping BCS Championship Game victory over Oregon in January 2011, while others seem ordinary save for extraordinary personal meaning. In each case, it is the player who singles out the game, the moment in time that to him is the most defining of his Auburn Tiger football career. Each player has his own unique story, but together they weave a tapestry of Auburn's legendary history. Heisman Trophy-winners Pat Sullivan and Cam Newton, along with many of the great names in Auburn history, such as All-Americans Jackie Burkett, Tucker Frederickson, and Tre Mason and fan favorites such as Joe Cribbs and Jason Campbell are profiled in this unique book. Game of My Life Auburn Tigers takes readers down memory lane, while also providing an in-depth look into the men and games that helped shape and build the Auburn football tradition and heritage.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Diary Of A Mad Insane Did I Mention Broke And Unemployed Suburban Soccer Dad

Author : Evan Taylor
ISBN : 9780557562824
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A year in the true life adventures of a Cleveland area, traveling soccer family, criss-crossing the country making new friends, navigating the highs, lows, triumphs and pitfalls of youth soccer in town and learning the value of family along the way. With four kids in tow, the Taylor family navigate the super competitive world of youth soccer, new additions to the family, life changing events while experiencing the true meaning of family, sacrifice and dedication to sport.

Wanderlust For The Young Broke Professional

Author : Deidre N. Mathis
ISBN : 9781496962515
Genre : Travel
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Have you been yearning to travel and see the world but are limited on funds and resources? Have you ever considered taking time away from your day to-day life to obtain real life experiences through travel that will help you grow both personally and professionally? Have you always dreamed of sipping hot chocolate under the Eiffel Tower in Paris or posing for a great photo in front of the Taj Mahal in India? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this is the book for you! “Wanderlust: For The Young, Broke Professional” was written by a young woman who has dedicated her life to seeing as much as the world as possible and in this book she lets you in on some of her secrets on how she has been able to do so. Fed up with the daunting task of working a 9-to-5 in a career that didn’t fulfill her personal or professional growth, Deidre decided to take a break from it all to travel and explore the world. That’s how Wanderlust was born. Whether you are a college student, recent graduate, or working on a full-time job, this book offers resources to help you save money, manage your time to prioritize travel, and plan the trip of your dreams. If you are tired of just dreaming about or talking about traveling more- hurry and get to reading! “Wanderlust: For the Young, Broke Professional,” will inspire you to go beyond your comfort zone to learn a new language, mix and mingle with locals from different countries and explore the beauty of different cities. You can choose to volunteer your time abroad, go work internationally, or simply vacation somewhere new and exotic- whatever the case, this book will help you get there.
Category: Travel

My Life At Liz Claiborne

Author : Jerome A. Chazen
ISBN : 146703603X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 68.35 MB
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Mr. Chazen is known as an innovator and even a revolutionary, whose ideas changed the face of the apparel industry and retailing forever. The book will provide lessons for everyone in business, as it shows how he and his executives at Liz broke the rules time after time in their pursuit of success -- Pioneering overseas production by American corporations Making consumer choice easier by creating coordinated clothing collections Offering women alternatives to traditional, male-oriented business styles Popularizing designer branding and quality on affordable merchandise Focusing on the end consumer rather than the middleman (in this case the department stores) Growing without advertising Many of his innovations are reflected today in the shopping experience of millions of people around the world: specialized boutiques within larger stores, upscale outlet malls, designer branding on everything, and more. Mr. Chazen's penchant for rule breaking is not limited to business practices but rather extends to career and retirement ideas. For example, he shows how careers are often better nurtured and built up in the hinterlands and away from the New York spotlight. His ideas on a satisfying retirement reflect a "never stop working" approach, and on estate planning a "die broke" philosophy. The book will captivate fashion industry insiders, intrigue general business readers, and enlighten anyone interested in devoting themselves to the entrepreneurial life. In this business memoir, Jerome A. Chazen, tells an extraordinary success story - how, together with designer Liz Claiborne, he took a small startup business and grew it into the largest apparel company in the world. Chazen is one of the most celebrated fashion executives of all time. Through his inventive management of Liz Claiborne, Inc., he created a company beloved by generations of women who enthusiastically dressed themselves for both the workplace and leisure time in Liz Claiborne clothing and accessories. In this book, for the first time, Chazen tells the inside story of the founding of the company, the management tactics and strategies he utilized to propel it into the Fortune 500, the internal struggles and tensions that marked the business' phenomenal growth, an inside look at the processes that made Liz a "rock star" in her time, and revealing insights into what it takes to navigate successfully in one of the most competitive industries in the world. Mr. Chazen shows readers how design and creativity is never enough to ensure success. Only by joining the creative processes to savvy marketing and sales strategies can any company achieve great success. He illustrates how he did it at Liz and shows by example how other companies can do the same and flourish as well.
Category: Biography & Autobiography