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The DREAMers: How the Undocumented Youth Movement Transformed the Immigrant Rights Debate
Walter Nicholls

Stanford University Press, 2013

On May 17, 2010, four undocumented students occupied the Arizona office of Senator John McCain. Across the country a flurry of occupations, hunger strikes, demonstrations, and marches followed, calling for support of the DREAM Act that would allow these young people the legal right to stay in the United States. The highly public, confrontational nature of these actions marked a sharp departure from more subdued, anonymous forms of activism of ...


Chanting the Ancient Lay (When Dreamers Wake Book 2)

Pathforgers Publishing, 2014

Leon has a home and a harem of beautiful people, lusting for him day and night. Yet in the post-apocalypse, there’s so little time to enjoy life’s spoils. The powerful Leon must make deals and gain new allies to save those he loves in the ruins of society. But learning that ancient magics exist and are wielded by his enemies, and stumbling into an underground Queendom ruled by the beautiful Simone, will he be able to trust those he's ...


Dreamers and Deceivers: True Stories of the Heroes and Villains Who Made America
Glenn Beck

Threshold Editions, 2014

The new nonfiction from #1 bestselling author and popular radio and television host Glenn Beck. THEIR NAMES ARE FAMILIAR. THEIR STORIES ARE NOT. Everyone has heard of a "Ponzi scheme," but do you know what Charles Ponzi actually did to make his name synonymous with fraud? Credit for inventing radio usually goes to Marconi or David Sarnoff and RCA--but if you've never heard of Edwin Armstrong or Lee de Forest, you know only half the story. ...


The Dreamers
Gilbert Adair

Faber & Faber, 2004

Paris in the spring of 1968. The city is beginning to emerge from hibernation and an obscure spirit of social and political renewal is in the air. Yet Theo, his twin sister Isabelle and Matthew, an American student they have befriended, think only of immersing themselves in another, addictive form of hibernation: moviegoing at the Cinematheque Francaise. Night after night, they take their place beside their fellow cinephiles in the very front ...


The Dreamer
Cynthia Rylant

Scholastic Trade, 1993

The luminous, instantly recognizable paintings of Barry Moser illustrate a work that follows a painter as he dreams of earth, trees, sky, and animals and then awakens to create them.


Dreamers, Discoverers & Dynamos: How to Help the Child Who Is Bright, Bored and Having Problems in School ...
Lucy Jo Palladino

Ballantine Books, 1999

Does your imaginative, computer-proficient daughter tune out in the classroom? Does your spirited son become headstrong and aggressive when faced with the simplest decisions? Does your bold, energetic child have trouble focusing on basic tasks? Millions of children--one in five--have what psychologist Lucy Jo Palladino, Ph.D., calls the Edison trait: dazzling intelligence, an active imagination, a free-spirited approach to life, and the ability ...


The Dreamer
Will Eisner

W. W. Norton & Company, 2008

An extraordinary autobiography story from a legend in American comics. A roman a clef about Eisner's early years in the thriving comics industry prior to World War II—featuring new annotations that reveal comics pioneers such as Bob Kane and Jack Kirby who appear under pseudonyms.


The Dreamer
Pam Munoz Ryan

Scholastic Paperbacks, 2012

Winner of the 2011 Pure Belpre Award for fiction now in an elegant paperback edition! From the time he is a young boy, Neftali hears the call of a mysterious voice. He knows he must follow it--even when the neighborhood children taunt him, and when his harsh, authoritarian father ridicules him, and when he doubts himself. It leads him under the canopy of the lush rain forest, into the fearsome sea, and through the persistent Chilean rain, until ...


Dreamer's Pool: A Blackthorn & Grim Novel
Juliet Marillier

Roc Hardcover, 2014

Award-winning author Juliet Marillier “weaves magic, mythology, and folklore into every sentence on the page” (The Book Smugglers). Now she begins an all-new and enchanting series that will transport readers to a magical vision of ancient Ireland....   In exchange for help escaping her long and wrongful imprisonment, embittered magical healer Blackthorn has vowed to set aside her bid for vengeance against the man who destroyed all ...


Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation
Yossi Klein Halevi

Harper Perennial, 2014

In Like Dreamers , acclaimed journalist Yossi Klein Halevi interweaves the stories of a group of 1967 paratroopers who reunited Jerusalem, tracing the history of Israel and the divergent ideologies shaping it from the Six-Day War to the present. Following the lives of seven young members from the 55th Paratroopers Reserve Brigade, the unit responsible for restoring Jewish sovereignty to Jerusalem, Halevi reveals how this band of brothers ...


Dreamer Road, 2013

A powerful executive is confronted by a man claiming to be her son Her name is Dreamer Calhoun. Raised in South Carolina, she grew up dirt poor, married young, and was soon burdened with a child she could not care for. When her old life slipped away, Dreamer moved west, working on an assembly line and taking night classes until she could gain a toehold in business. Two decades later, she is the biggest name in town—a mogul with the world ...


Dreamers of the Day: A Novel
Mary Doria Russell

Ballantine Books, 2008

With prose as graceful and effortless as a seductive float down the Nile, Mary Doria Russell illuminates the long, rich history of the Middle East with a story that brilliantly elucidates today’s headlines. Agnes Shanklin, a forty-year-old schoolteacher from Ohio, has come into a modest inheritance that allows her to take the trip of a lifetime to Egypt and the Holy Land. Arriving at the Semiramis Hotel just as the 1921 Cairo Peace Conference ...


The Vault of Dreamers
Caragh M. O'Brien

Roaring Brook Press, 2014

The Forge School is the most prestigious arts school in the country. The secret to its success: every moment of the students' lives is televised as part of the insanely popular Forge Show, and the students' schedule includes twelve hours of induced sleep meant to enhance creativity. But when first year student Rosie Sinclair skips her sleeping pill, she discovers there is something off about Forge. In fact, she suspects that there are ...


Dreamer's Dictionary
Stearn Robinson, Tom Corbett

Grand Central Publishing, 1986

This backlist favorite, selling over 1 million copies since its first publication, has been repackaged for a dynamic new look. The result of years of research, this easy-to-use guide tells how to distinguish the four types of dreams, identify dream symbols, and understand meanings. "Admirable".--New York Times.


Day Dreamers: A Journey of Imagination
Emily Martin

Random House Books for Young Readers, 2014

This companion to Dream Animals celebrates the imagination and will have children dreaming both day and night!   Emily Winfield Martin's newest picture book shows readers that letting their imaginations run free will lead them into fantastical day dreams. Whether cloud-gazing or wandering through a museum, reading a book or playing in a tide-pool, the children in this picture book find themselves in places  inhabited by magical creatures ...


The Olympus Cloud: Adventures of a Dreamer

Knuckleball Press, 2014

Do you ever wonder what your dog is dreaming about when its paws twitch? You might be surprised…. Some dogs can spend up to sixteen hours a day sleeping. For Max, a pugnacious French bulldog from Texas, this provides plenty of time for him to explore the world through his vivid imagination. His dreams are a doorway to excitement and adventure. Whether he’s solving mysteries, rescuing other animals, or just plain saving the day, Max’s ...


The Dream Killer: A Sci-Fi Parallel Universe Adventure (The Dreamer Chronicles - Science Fiction For Kids And ...

Colete Pty Ltd, 2013

The Dreamer Chronicles Book II: A Science Fiction and Fantasy Adventure Series across Parallel Universes - loved by kids aged 9+ and adults alike! Moon Zero now available for pre-order! Get the third book in The Dreamer Chronicles at a special Launch Price of 99c! "The Dream Killer brings Sarina back in an action-packed sequel to Sarina's Nightmare. Sarina and her friend, Nathan, must once again join ...


Dreamer (The Chosen)

Fated Desires Publishing, LLC, 2014

Arrogant, powerful and dangerous, Devon King is one of the world’s greatest warriors. Yet even he is helpless against the evil that is stalking the children of Washington DC. When the gods assign him to protect Shan Harrison, he can’t believe that the beautiful and spirited Goth girl is the key to defeating the nightmares that haunt the city. Shan has the potential to become one of the strongest dreamers in history, if she can survive long ...


Dreamers (Legacies of the Ancient River No. 1) (Book 1)
Angela Elwell Hunt

Bethany House Publishers, 1995

Tuya came as a teenaged slave to Potiphar's household, a personal gift from the mighty Pharaoah. Tall and slender, the young girl knew nothing of her past except that she had always been a slave. Another young slave came to Potiphar, purchased from traveling Midianites. If harnessed properly, Potiphar envisioned that this Joseph would pull more than his share of the work load. In the household of the captain of Pharaoh's guard, Tuya and ...


Dreamers (The Dreamers Series Book 1)

Black Skye Publishing Company, 2014

Sydney Preston is an off-beat 21 year old, trying to carve out a life for herself in downtown Atlanta, GA. She’s working through art school, where she studies photography, and has just moved in with her long-time friend Heather Grayson. But Sydney is torn; just as her relationship with 22-year-old Heather starts to evolve from best friendship to timid romance, a beautiful and tortured spirit named Dominick Manning reveals his dark, deep-seated ...



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