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Diceroscope No.1 By PRCA Creative Writing
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This is the inaugural edition of Pusch Ridge Christian Academy's literary publication. Diceroscope is a made up word. Don't look it up. It combines the Latin word for "to say" and the Greek... More > combining form of "an instrument used for viewing," and we mashed them together to give you what the students at PRCA have to say. This book includes droplets of sap, a blanket made from the sea, a sun-bleached checkered chair, a jagged hole, an orange suitcase, and a kid on a rooftop during an empowering storm.< Less
PieHead Adventures By Julie Wells
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A Pie-of-a-Kind of story where two young California girls find friendship, fun and fantasy (make believe). Rhonda Pie and Julie Pie go to the Pomona Mall and take photos in the ol' fashioned photo... More > booth. A hot summer is spent playing checkers, where the winner is always Rhonda Pie. Laughter and make believe stories are found in every chapter. The first chapter book for Upper Elementary and Middle School students to read.< Less
Game Preview By Nicolae Sfetcu
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While many different subdivisions have been proposed, anthropologists classify games under three major headings, and have drawn some conclusions as to the social bases that each sort of game... More > requires. They divide games broadly into, games of pure skill, such as hopscotch and target shooting; games of pure strategy, such as checkers, go, or tic-tac-toe; and games of chance, such as craps and snakes and ladders. A guide for game preview and rules: history, definitions, classification, theory, video game consoles, cheating, links, etc..< Less
Short Sketches from Oldest America By Tawna Garand
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..the greater the pay, the more efficacious the treatment. At a far more recent day it was discovered that a certain Puneunau had a great admiration for his neighbor's dogs, he considering them a... More > toothsome dish. The chief banished him from the tribe, with the warning that if he returned, the death penalty would be inflicted. In his wanderings Puneunau led quite a checkered career< Less
What Did You Do for a Living, Daddy? By Gordon C. Krantz
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The author, in his late eighties, writes the story of his checkered career: farm boy, pottery worker, rehabilitation counselor, vocational psychologist, research and development staffer in human... More > services, consultant and writer. The target audience is family, but his career is also a chronical of the professional world 1950-2000s, and in particular it clarifies the evolution of some social agencies in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.< Less
Portraits of Intimacy By Ricky Garni
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"Mr.Witherspoon was a terribly depressing, old, smelly, uneducated and rather feeble old man who liked to play checkers with school children who beat him mercilessly..." and likened tales... More > of made-up people who protect their Beatles albums from scary hippies, watch the mating bluebirds, wonder about Leslie Gore and misname innocent animals...< Less
Portraits of Intimacy By Ricky Garni
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"Mr.Witherspoon was a terribly depressing, old, smelly, uneducated and rather feeble old man who liked to play checkers with school children who beat him mercilessly..." and likened tales... More > of made-up people who protect their Beatles albums from scary hippies, watch the mating bluebirds, wonder about Leslie Gore and misname innocent animals...< Less
CFA Level III Core Content Summary By Qing Qin
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This is world's shortest CFA Level III core content summary. Despite its length of only 129 pages, the book covers all the core LOS’s at CFA Level III, Study Session 3 through 17. (Not... More > included: ethics, AMC, and GIPS). More important, the content has been benchmarked to ensure that its breadth and level of details are adequate for the exam. The following materials were used to benchmark the book’s content: a) 2005-2008 actual CFA Level III exam morning session problems, b) CFAI mock afternoon exam, c) Boston mock exam, d) 6 full length Schweser practice exams, e) all problems (concept checkers and self-tests) in Schweser Notes, and f) all problems (concept checkers and case studies) of Schweser 16-week on-line sessions. In addition, to suit the unique essay question format, the book extensively uses phrases and short sentences that can be directly used in the exam. This means less writing during the exam. In short, it is the most efficient review book for the CFA Level III exam.< Less
After the Fact: A Guide to Fact-Checking for Magazines and Other Media By Cynthia Brouse
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Put your research skills to work as a fact-checker — or, if you're an editor, publisher or writer, make sure your readers never find a factual error in your publication. In After the Fact,... More > Cynthia Brouse explains why magazines use fact-checkers when other media don't; how to put a fact-checking system in place; and how to go about checking the facts in an article. Fact-checking is a key entry-level or freelance position in the magazine business, a way for aspiring writers or editors to learn how a magazine works and how professional writers put together a story, and to develop relationships with editors that can lead to assignments or jobs. And the more writers know about what happens to their articles when they are fact-checked, the more prepared they’ll be to provide what editors want — and to protect their copy. These skills can be adapted to any medium. After the Fact is the textbook for the author's courses in the School of Journalism at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.< Less
The Silence of Sorrowful Hours By April Kutger
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The Silence of Sorrowful Hours tells the story of Ethan, a runaway slave, and Gideon, a man with a checkered past, of Angelise, a creole woman from Martinique, and Marabella, a beautiful actress.... More > They live together on Osborne Hoffmann's farm and fight the war as a group of "irregulars" - spying on and disrupting the Confederates, sometimes on very dangerous missions. When Osborne volunteers as a nurse for the Union Army after a devastating loss, they farm his land, growing crops to aid the Union Army and chopping down trees to make coffins for soldiers - both Union and Rebel troops - killed in the Battle of Gettysburg. Lost love, anger, grief, and exhaustion take their toll on everyone, and the end of the war doesn't mean the end of suffering.< Less

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