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At Home with the Glynns (trade paperback) By Eric Kraft
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Peter Leroy receives his sexual initiation at the hands of the Glynn twins, becomes a sketch doctor, listens to many tales about the night the Nevsky mansion burned, learns the value of hope, and... More > discovers the love of his life. As is usual with Peter's recollections, we are never certain where memory ends and imagination begins—but we are certain that we are reading the work of a brilliant memoirist who reconstructs his past with wry humor, nostalgia, satire, and dazzling invention. “A witty and wildly digressive epistemological examination in the form of a childhood reminiscence.” The New Yorker “Wholly engaging . . . a daring tour de force.” Jonathan Baumbach, The New York Times Book Review “One of the more hilariously erotic pieces of writing since Lolita.” Edward Hannibal, The East Hampton Star< Less
Little Follies (trade paperback) By Eric Kraft
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Peter Leroy explores one of his earliest memories, his mother’s tumble from her lawn chair; probes the root causes of his childhood pelecypodophobia (fear of bivalve mollusks, particularly... More > clams); navigates the upper reaches of the Bolotomy River; builds a radio receiver and explores the farthest reaches of the galaxy; ponders the differences between dour foxes and happy clams; falls in love with the girl with the white fur muff; learns the pleasures of skating on ice and taking the long way home; becomes a fan of the Larry Peters Adventure series; and rises to the rank of Aluminum Commodore in the Young Tars.< Less
Support Fair Trade Coffee By Dalton Sichterman
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This student-written graphic novel tells the story of coffee. The original story is written and illustrated by a 10th grade student who studied conflict resources, the coffee supply chain, and... More > storytelling in his high school science, social studies, and language arts classes in Muscatine, Iowa.< Less
Reservations Recommended (trade paperback) By Eric Kraft
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Peter Leroy constructs a plausible adult life for his grade school chum Matthew Barber, now living in Boston, where he is vice-president of a toy company by day, but becomes Bertram W. Beath,... More > restaurant reviewer, when the sun goes down. Reservations Recommended is a satire of the critical mind; a dark commentary on contemporary culture; a story of midlife crisis; a morality play; and a book that matches bleakness against humor, seasoned throughout with B. W. Beath’s hilariously acid reviews. We watch as Matthew Barber descends from a self-protective superiority into a species of madness, and into the dark night of the soul. “A brilliant satire.” LA Life “A merciless sendup of contemporary American pretensions.’ Janice Harayda, Cleveland Plain Dealer “Wonderfully readable . . . touching and intelligent.” Richard Gehr, The Village Voice< Less
ADDITION - MATH VOCABULARY TRADING CARDS By Lori Wolfe
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These are great math words to build a foundation of math understanding. Use whole class and particularly with second language learners or struggling math students. The child friendly games and... More > activities give students meaningful ways to practice and comprehend word definitions! This Math Game packet includes black line masters to reproduce and use as games and activities. The 15 carefully selected words focus on kid friendly definitions that offer rich information about the concept. Words included are: addition, add, addends, commutative property, how many, pattern, place value, more, digit, equation, in all, more than, regroup, sum and total.< Less
A Tale Of Two Brothers (trade hardcover) By Dave Burgess
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In 2007, when Keith Kakugawa found himself on the streets of Downtown LA, fresh out of prison, he reached out to his high school friend, Senator Barack Obama. Unfortunately, he was portrayed as a... More > saboteur by a member of the Presidential election campaign. Though Keith felt left out to dry at a time when he could have used a hand up, he has remained faithful to his friend. Keith was known simply as "Ray" in Obama's book "Dreams From My Father." In the absence of Barack's father, and without any strong Black role models in his life, Barack forged a tight bond with Ray. Having lived in LA before Honolulu, Ray was an authentic example of the Black experience. For Barack, it was a time of exploration and reflection, of discovery about what it meant to be Black. Keith was also a big brother role model to Barack, during his search for identity and quest to be a man. One brother used that time of sharing toward becoming the President of the US, while the other took turns to becoming a convicted felon.< Less
A Tale Of Two Brothers (trade softcover) By Dave Burgess
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In 2007, when Keith Kakugawa found himself on the streets of Downtown LA, fresh out of prison, he reached out to his high school friend, Senator Barack Obama. Unfortunately, he was portrayed as a... More > saboteur by a member of the Presidential election campaign. Though Keith felt left out to dry at a time when he could have used a hand up, he has remained faithful to his friend. Keith was known simply as "Ray" in Obama's book "Dreams From My Father." In the absence of Barack's father, and without any strong Black role models in his life, Barack forged a tight bond with Ray. Having lived in LA before Honolulu, Ray was an authentic example of the Black experience. For Barack, it was a time of exploration and reflection, of discovery about what it meant to be Black. Keith was also a big brother role model to Barack, during his search for identity and quest to be a man. One brother used that time of sharing toward becoming the President of the US, while the other took turns to becoming a convicted felon.< Less
A Tale Of Two Brothers (trade softcover) By Dave Burgess
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In 2007, when Keith Kakugawa found himself on the streets of Downtown LA, fresh out of prison, he reached out to his high school friend, Senator Barack Obama. Unfortunately, he was portrayed as a... More > saboteur by a member of the Presidential election campaign. Though Keith felt left out to dry at a time when he could have used a hand up, he has remained faithful to his friend. Keith was known simply as "Ray" in Obama's book "Dreams From My Father." In the absence of Barack's father, and without any strong Black role models in his life, Barack forged a tight bond with Ray. Having lived in LA before Honolulu, Ray was an authentic example of the Black experience. For Barack, it was a time of exploration and reflection, of discovery about what it meant to be Black. Keith was also a big brother role model to Barack, during his search for identity and quest to be a man. One brother used that time of sharing toward becoming the President of the US, while the other took turns to becoming a convicted felon.< Less
The "People Power" Education Superbook: Book 33. Canadian Vocational - Trades - Career School Guide By Tony Kelbrat
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This book has basic contact information for vocational-trades-career schools, colleges and apprenticeship programs in Canada.