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A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America
Ronald Takaki

Back Bay Books, 2008

Upon its first publication, A Different Mirror was hailed by critics and academics everywhere as a dramatic new retelling of our nation's past. Beginning with the colonization of the New World, it recounted the history of America in the voice of the non-Anglo peoples of the United States--Native Americans, African Americans, Jews, Irish Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and others--groups who helped create this country's rich mosaic ...
  
  











  



  
House of Leaves
Mark Z. Danielewski

Pantheon, 2000

Years ago, when House of Leaves was first being passed around, it was nothing more than a badly bundled heap of paper, parts of which would occasionally surface on the Internet. No one could have anticipated the small but devoted following this terrifying story would soon command. Starting with an odd assortment of marginalized youth -- musicians, tattoo artists, programmers, strippers, environmentalists, and adrenaline junkies -- the book ...
  
  











  



  
Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, The Great Recession, and the Uses-and Misuses-of History
Barry Eichengreen

Oxford University Press, 2015

The two great financial crises of the past century are the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Great Recession, which began in 2008. Both occurred against the backdrop of sharp credit booms, dubious banking practices, and a fragile and unstable global financial system. When markets went into cardiac arrest in 2008, policymakers invoked the lessons of the Great Depression in attempting to avert the worst. While their response prevented a ...
  
  











  



  
Dark Witch (Cousins O'Dwyer)
Nora Roberts

Berkley Trade, 2013

First in the all-new Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a trilogy about the land we’re drawn to, the family we learn to cherish, and the people we long to love… With indifferent parents, Iona Sheehan grew up craving devotion and acceptance. From her maternal grandmother, she learned where to find both: a land of lush forests, dazzling lakes, and centuries-old legends. ...
  
  











  



  
Peek-A Who?
Nina Laden

Chronicle Books, 2000

Colorful pictures and simple rhyming texts help children guess what's peeking through the die-cut windows in these two fun board books. The anticipation of what's hiding on the next page and the bright, engaging illustrations will keep youngsters guessing and giggling all the way to the suprise endings.
  
  











  



  
Falling Up
Shel Silverstein

HarperCollins, 2006

Millie McDeevit screamed a scream So loud it made her eyebrows steam. She screamed so loud Her jawbone broke, Her tongue caught fire, Her nostrils smoked... Poor Screamin' Millie is just one of the unforgettable characters in this wondrous new book of poems and drawings by the creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends and A Light in the Attic . Here you will also meet Allison Beals and her twenty-five eels; Danny O'Dare, the dancin' bear; the ...
  
  











  



  
Mere Christianity
C. S. Lewis

Harper San Francisco, 2001

In the classic Mere Christianity , C.S. Lewis, the most important writer of the 20th century, explores the common ground upon which all of those of Christian faith stand together. Bringing together Lewis’ legendary broadcast talks during World War Two from his three previous books The Case for Christianity , Christian Behavior , and Beyond Personality , Mere Christianity provides an unequaled opportunity for believers and nonbelievers ...
  
  











  



  
Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers
Dr. Karyl McBride Ph.D.

Atria Books, 2009

The first book for daughters who have suffered the abuse of selfish, self-involved mothers, Will I Ever Be Good Enough? provides the expert assistance you need in order to overcome this debilitating history and reclaim your life. Drawing on more than two decades of experience as a therapist specializing in women’s health and hundreds of interviews with suffering daughters, Dr. Karyl McBride helps you recognize the widespread effects of this ...
  
  











  



  
Whatever After #6: Cold As Ice
Sarah Mlynowski

Scholastic Press, 2014

The magical sixth installment in this NEW YORK TIMES bestselling series! Brrrrrrrr. This fairy tale is FREEZING!   Even though my brother and I had decided to stay away from the magic mirror, our puppy had other plans -- he bounded right in. What choice did we have but to go in after him? When we land in a winter wonderland, we realize we must be in the story of The Snow Queen. And this fairy tale is nothing like the movie. This Snow ...
  
  











  



  
Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Conrad Kottak

McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2013

Written by a prominent scholar in the field, Conrad Phillip Kottak, this concise, student-friendly, current introduction to cultural anthropology carefully balances coverage of core topics and contemporary changes in the field. While maintaining its connection with students through relevant examples, the combination of brevity, readability, and trusted content makes Mirror for Humanity a perfect match for cultural anthropology courses that use ...
  
  











  



  
The Collected Poems
Sylvia Plath

Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2008

A new edition of Sylvia Plath's Pulitzer Prize-winning Collected Poems , edited and with an introduction by Ted Hughes
  
  











  



  
Batman: The Black Mirror
Scott Snyder

DC Comics, 2013

A NEW YORK TIMES #1 Bestseller In "The Black Mirror," a series of brutal murders pushes Batman's detective skills to the limit and forces him to confront one of Gotham City's oldest evils. Helpless and trapped in the deadly Mirror House, Batman must fight for his life against one of Gotham City's oldest and most powerful evils! Then, in a second story called "Hungry City," the corpse of a killer whale shows up on the floor of one of Gotham ...
  
  











  



  
The Object of My Affection Is in My Reflection: Coping with Narcissists
Rokelle Lerner

HCI, 2008

How to Manage the Narcissistic People in Your Life Does your boss constantly blame you for things you didn't do? Do you isolate yourself from friends and family to avoid conflict at home? Do you feel anxious when you see a certain 'friend's' name on your cell phone? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you most likely have a narcissist in your life. The Object of My Affection Is in My Reflection will help you understand the ...
  
  











  



  
Data Abstraction & Problem Solving with C++: Walls and Mirrors (6th Edition)
Frank M. Carrano, Timothy Henry

Prentice Hall, 2012

Data Abstraction and Problem Solving with C++: Walls & Mirrors provides a firm foundation in data abstraction that emphasizes the distinction between specifications and implementation as the basis for an object-oriented approach. Software engineering principles and concepts as well as UML diagrams are used to enhance student understanding.
  
  











  



  
101 Games and Activities for Children With Autism, Asperger’s and Sensory Processing Disorders
Tara Delaney

McGraw-Hill, 2009

LEARNING THROUGH PLAY One of the best ways for children with autism, Asperger's, and sensory processing disorders to learn is through play. Children improve their motor skills, language skills, and social skills by moving their bodies and interacting with their environment. Yet the biggest challenges parents, teachers, and loved ones face with children on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing disorders is how to successfully engage ...
  
  











  



  
Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, 8th Edition
Conrad Phillip Kottak

McGraw-Hill, 2011

Written by a prominent scholar in the field, this concise, up-to-date introduction to cultural anthropology carefully balances coverage of core topics with contemporary changes in the field. Since no single or monolithic theoretical perspective orients this book, instructors with a wide range of views and approaches can use it effectively. The combination of brevity and readability make Mirror for Humanity a perfect match for cultural ...
  
  











  



  
Bring Up the Bodies (Wolf Hall, Book 2)
Hilary Mantel

Picador, 2013

WINNER OF THE 2012 MAN BOOKER PRIZE The sequel to Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Wolf Hall delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn. Though he battled for seven years to marry her, Henry is disenchanted with Anne Boleyn. She has failed to give him a son and her sharp intelligence and audacious will alienate his old friends and the noble families of England. When ...
  
  











  



  
Whatever After #1: Fairest of All
Sarah Mlynowski

Scholastic Press, 2013

Mirror, mirror, on the basement wall . . . Once upon a time a mirror slurped up me and my brother, and magically transported us inside Snow White's fairy tale. Then we stopped Snow White from eating the poisoned apple. Hooray! Or not. If Snow White doesn't die, she won't get to meet her prince or get her happy ending. Oops. Now it's up to us to fix Snow White's story. And then, fingers crossed, find our way home.
  
  











  



  
Whatever After #4: Dream On
Sarah Mlynowski

Scholastic Paperbacks, 2014

Good night, sleep tight, Don't let the magic mirror bite . . . My friend Robin and I were going to have the best sleepover ever. We'd stay up late, eat s'mores, share secrets -- and NOT knock on my magic mirror. I was NOT getting pulled into another fairy tale. But the mirror STILL ends up pulling me and my brother, Jonah, into Sleeping Beauty's story -- and this time, Robin comes with us, too! When Robin pricks her finger on the spindle, I ...
  
  











  



  
Whatever After #5: Bad Hair Day
Sarah Mlynowski

Scholastic Press, 2014

In this magical fifth installment of the hit series, siblings Abby and Jonah fall into the fairy tale of Rapunzel . . . and hilarity ensues! Fractured fairy tales are all the rage, and this series has been a huge hit! This time, the magic mirror sucks Abby and Jonah into the story of Rapunzel. When the siblings get the famous tale all tangled up, they have to find a way to set things right . . . with hilarious results! With quick thinking and a ...
  
  











  








   



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