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The Inexplicable Logic Of My Life

Author : Benjamin Alire Saenz
ISBN : 9780544583528
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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A “mesmerizing, poetic exploration of family, friendship, love and loss” from the acclaimed author of Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe. (New York Times Book Review) Sal used to know his place with his adoptive gay father, their loving Mexican American family, and his best friend, Samantha. But it’s senior year, and suddenly Sal is throwing punches, questioning everything, and realizing he no longer knows himself. If Sal’s not who he thought he was, who is he? This humor-infused, warmly humane look at universal questions of belonging is a triumph.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Study Guide Student Workbook For The Inexplicable Logic Of My Life

Author : David Lee
ISBN : 1795425172
Genre : Study Aids
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The Student Workbooks are designed to get students thinking critically about the text they read and provide a guided study format to facilitate in improved learning and retention. Teachers and Homeschool Instructors may use the activities included to improve student learning and organization. Students will construct and identify the following areas of knowledge. Character IdentificationEventsLocationVocabularyMain IdeaConflictAnd more as appropriate to the text.
Category: Study Aids

What Are My Rights

Author : Thomas A. Jacobs
ISBN : 9781631983122
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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Accessible, straightforward answers to more than 100 questions about teens’ legal rights and responsibilities. “Can I be prosecuted for comments I make online?” “What are my rights as an undocumented teen?” “When can I get a tattoo?” These questions—and many more—are asked and answered in What Are My Rights? Teens often have questions about the justice system but don’t always know where to turn for answers. This book provides those answers, exploring more than 100 legal questions pertaining specifically to teens. This revised and updated fourth edition includes fresh facts, updated statistics, and brand-new questions and answers. Using a straightforward tone and drawing on examples from real-life juvenile court cases, Judge Tom Jacobs helps readers learn about the laws that affect them, appreciate their legal rights, and consider their responsibilities. Teens & the Law Series The Teens & the Law series familiarizes young readers with our legal system, dispels myths and mysteries, and shows that the law is by and for the people—including teens. The books cover numerous important legal issues pertaining to young people, such as the rights of minors; the rights to privacy and freedom of expression; the rights of gay and lesbian students; the rights of students with disabilities; the rights of parents, schools, and workplaces; the voting and political system; abortion; living wills; traffic laws; curfews; probation; and juvenile versus adult court. Crimes discussed include forgery, obscene conduct, defamation, vandalism, gang-related crimes, gambling, theft, underage drinking, drug and weapon possession, hacking, cyberbullying, sexual harassment, rape, hate crimes, arson, threats, and violence. Each book offers discussion points, tips and advice, detailed resources, emergency hotlines, and probing questions for further reflection.
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Lgbtqai Books For Children And Teens

Author : Christina Dorr
ISBN : 9780838916490
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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There is a rich and varied body of literature for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, asexual/allied and intersexed young people, which can function as a mirror for LGBTQAI+ individuals and as a window for others. This resource for librarians who work with children and teens not only surveys the best in LGBTQAI+ lit but, just as importantly, offers guidance on how to share it in ways that encourage understanding and acceptance among parents, school administrators, and the wider community. Helping to fill a gap in serving this population, this guide discusses the path to marriage equality, how LGBTQAI+ terms have changed, and reasons to share LGBTQAI+ literature with all children;presents annotated entries for a cross-section of the best LGBTQAI+ lit and nonfiction for young children, middle year students, and teens, with discussion questions and tips;offers advice on sensitive issues such as starting conversations with young people, outreach to stakeholders, and dealing with objections and censorship head on; andideas for programming and marketing. This resource gives school librarians, children’s, and YA librarians the guidance and tools they need to confidently share these books with the patrons they support.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

A Study Guide For Larry Mcmurtry S Terms Of Endearment

Author : Gale, Cengage
ISBN : 9780028671123
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Study Guide for Larry McMurtry's "Terms of Endearment", excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Christian Atheist

Author : Robert R. Blake, Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781403332639
Genre : Philosophy
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Finally! Someone has pulled together modern science with spiritual understanding. The result is a thought-provoking look at traditional Christian and other religious teachings without the mythology and a 2,000-year-old world-view. It challenges the reader to recommit to the values stemming from traditional religious teachings, but with a modern scientific understanding of how the universe came into being and functions. The author was ordained as a minister, but his studies and search for intellectual honesty led him to conclude that the ancient world-view of Biblical and other religions often don’t make any sense. This book offers help to those who likewise are fearless seekers of truth, feel some sort of spiritual connection, but don’t feel totally comfortable with what religious tradition teaches about creation, afterlife, prayer, sin, and miracles. Humorous and challenging stories of the author’s own struggles interweave with modern physics and the psychology of human consciousness to provide a very readable, no-nonsense, down to earth understanding of why people are spiritual. It reaffirms that human beings are a totality of mind, body, and spirit but challenges philosophical and religious teachings to correspond with the current knowledge we have gained in science, medicine, psychology, and every day experience. The book’s central thesis is that human beings through evolution have become the conscious mind of God and now have the responsibility of co-creation on Earth.
Category: Philosophy

Love Lives On

Author : Louis LaGrand
ISBN : 9781101097946
Genre : Self-Help
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Almost everyone who has lost a loved one has had the inexplicable feeling that the deceased was somehow present. This is normal for grieving individuals - and a sign that our loved ones never truly leave us. In this important book, Dr. Louis E. LaGrand, a leader in the field of grief counseling, shares insights and true stories of this phenomenon, offering comfort, reassurance, and hope in the face of sorrow. Dr. LaGrand explores the methods that mourners and their support systems can rely on: Understanding the continuing presence of their loved one Reestablishing hope for the future Developing a strong inner emotional love Strengthening the belief that they are never alone Maintaining an open, giving attitude, even in times of great sadness Learning to reinvest in life and find joy once again In this unique book, mourners will find meaning and wisdom in grieving - and renewed joy and completeness in their lives.
Category: Self-Help

Once Upon A Time In Rio

Author : Francisco Azevedo
ISBN : 9781451695588
Genre : Fiction
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From well-known Brazilian playwright Francisco Azevedo, a heartwarming debut novel about three generations of a family whose kitchen contains the secret ingredient for happiness—sure to appeal to fans of Like Water for Chocolate. Once upon a time there was some rice. Rice planted in the earth, fallen from the sky, and gathered up from the stone. Rice that doesn’t spoil, it came from far away, by ship with three exuberant young people filled with dreams… Once Upon a Time in Rio is a spellbinding family saga beginning with José Custódio and Maria Romana and their search for a prosperous future. As newlyweds, José and Maria immigrated to Brazil at the beginning of the twentieth century, accompanied by a special gift. During the dinner preparations to celebrate their centenary wedding anniversary, their eldest son Antonio, already a grandfather, looks back at the lives of his parents, his aunt, his brothers, their children and grandchildren, as well as his own. Antonio knows that family is a difficult dish to get right and that happiness must be cooked up day by day; however, what separates his family from any other is its possession of a secret ingredient for happiness: the sack of magical rice given to his parents on their wedding day. With the help of the rice, whose magic is as old as fire and time, Antonio’s family has been guided through the most trying of life’s tribulations. Lyrically written, Once Upon a Time in Rio bares the fragile yet strong nature of the human spirit and with great insight captures the solace provided by loved ones in times of need. Already an international bestseller, this is a beautifully told tale about the wisdom of past generations and the inextricable ties of family.
Category: Fiction

Latino Studies Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015075745102
Genre : Hispanic Americans
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Category: Hispanic Americans

Christ Is My Life

Author : Alfred Hope
ISBN : UCAL:B3052262
Genre :
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Adventures Of A Western Mystic

Author : Peter Mt Shasta
ISBN : 9781449064129
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 36.48 MB
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This is the true story of encounters with enlightened beings known in the East as Bodhisattvas, who have attained the Rainbow Body, yet who can and do appear in whatever form they are needed to assist humanity. These are the Gods of ancient myth, known in the West as Ascended Masters. Here are the adventures of one individual as the Masters bring him face to face with his own Higher Self-the I AM Presence.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Ju Ju In My Life

Author : James H. Neal
ISBN : UCAL:$B114330
Genre : Magic
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Category: Magic

The Book Review

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ISBN : UVA:X030131081
Genre : Books
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Category: Books

Car And Driver

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ISBN : UOM:39015010628496
Genre : Automobile drivers
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Category: Automobile drivers

No Stone Unturned

Author : Patricia Robins
ISBN : 9781444752939
Genre : Fiction
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When a body turns up drowned in the quiet English village of Ashwyck, reporter Bob Rudgely's attempt to the identify the man leads him to discover more about the sleepy village then her ever imagined. As the case unfolds, Bob's loving relationship with the art teacher Sandie White seems to unravel in almost parallel proportions. It looks as if Sandie will even turn to another man who's in love with her - golf pro Bill Wells - for consolation as Bob becomes more and more absorbed in the mystery of Ashwyck.
Category: Fiction

So Why Aren T You Rich

Author : Darel A. Rutherford
ISBN : 0967054001
Genre : Conduct of life
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Category: Conduct of life

Psyche Genetics

Author : S.W. Pringle
ISBN : 9781425907303
Genre : Philosophy
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Psyche-Genetics, as the title implies, is concerned with the intimate atomic relationship between the body and soul of MAN: It examines the on-going cycle of mankind’s social and spiritual evolution - from the infancy of our Stone Age, all the way to the end of our cycle as transcendental Cosmic sages in a future Age yet to come, when no more children will be born: It provides a unique portrait of all three Great Houses of MAN and the journey through Time and Space that we are taking. It tells us who we are; why we exist; and where we are going: It brings attention to the nuclear threat of the present moment and the great difficulty we are all having in letting go of the pseudo-intellectual teenage arguments and reckless gambles of a dying Steel Age.
Category: Philosophy