The Pact

Author: Sampson Davis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101218518
Size: 57.71 MB
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A remarkable story about the power of friendship. Chosen by Essence to be among the forty most influential African Americans, the three doctors grew up in the streets of Newark, facing city life’s temptations, pitfalls, even jail. But one day these three young men made a pact. They promised each other they would all become doctors, and stick it out together through the long, difficult journey to attaining that dream. Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt are not only friends to this day—they are all doctors. This is a story about joining forces and beating the odds. A story about changing your life, and the lives of those you love most... together.

Grammar And Beyond Level 4 Student S Book

Author: John D. Bunting
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521143012
Size: 73.13 MB
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Grammar and Beyond is a four-level North American grammar course informed by a collection of over one billion words of authentic language, ensuring that students learn grammar the way it is used in real spoken and written English. The Class Audio CD includes all of the audio for the exercises in the Student's Book. CEF: B2-C1.

Grammar And Beyond Level 4 Student S

Author: John D. Bunting
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521143233
Size: 41.39 MB
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Based on extensive research, Grammar and Beyond ensures that students study accurate information about grammar and apply it in their own speech and writing. This is the first half of Student's Book, Level 4. The Student's Book is the main component of Grammar and Beyond. In each unit, students study the grammar in a realistic text and through charts and notes informed by a billion-word corpus of authentic language. The exercises provide practice in reading, writing, listening, and speaking, making this a complete course. Students learn to avoid common mistakes, based on an extensive corpus of learner language. Each unit concludes with a Grammar for Writing section, in which students apply the grammar in an extended writing task.

Suffer The Children

Author: Gary Scott Smith
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1532600720
Size: 10.48 MB
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We all say that we care about children. We all know that millions of children around the world, including in the United States, are suffering physically, materially, and emotionally and are unable to reach their full potential. Moreover, their material deprivation and physical ills often prevent them from responding to the gospel. Most of us conclude that we cannot do anything significant to help the impoverished children living in our own backyards let alone those living in the slums of Nairobi or the hinterlands of Haiti. We can, however, do much to improve their lives materially and spiritually. Through praying, giving generously, sponsoring children, volunteering with aid organizations, living more simply, investing and shopping more prudently, and advocating more zealously in the political arena, we can make a difference. We can prod politicians, business executives, and church leaders to prioritize aiding destitute children. We can support one of the hundreds of organizations that are working effectively to help indigent children have better lives. Suffer the Children describes the plight of poor children and provides many practical ways we can participate in one of the most important crusades to improve our world.

City Kids City Schools

Author: William Ayers
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1595585605
Size: 46.28 MB
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Of the approximately 50 million public school students in the United States, more than half are in urban schools. A contemporary companion to City Kids, City Teachers: Reports from the Front Row, this new and timely collection has been compiled by four of the country’s most prominent urban educators. Contributors including Sandra Cisneros, Jonathan Kozol, Sapphire, and Patricia J. Williams provide some of the best writing on life in city schools and neighborhoods. Young people and practicing teachers, poets and scholars, social critics and journalists offer unique takes on topics ranging from culturally relevant teaching and scripted curricula to the criminalization of youth, gentrification, and the inequities of school funding. In the words of Sonia Nieto, City Kids, City Schools “challenge[s] the conventional wisdom of what it means to teach in urban schools.”

Writing To Change The World

Author: Mary Pipher, PhD
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440679460
Size: 21.94 MB
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reviving Ophelia, Another Country, and The Shelter of Each Other comes an inspirational book that shows how words can change the world. Words are the most powerful tools at our disposal. With them, writers have saved lives and taken them, brought justice and confounded it, started wars and ended them. Writers can change the way we think and transform our definitions of right and wrong. Writing to Change the World is a beautiful paean to the transformative power of words. Encapsulating Mary Pipher's years as a writer and therapist, it features rousing commentary, personal anecdotes, memorable quotations, and stories of writers who have helped reshape society. It is a book that will shake up readers' beliefs, expand their minds, and possibly even inspire them to make their own mark on the world.

African American Literature

Author: Alma Dawson
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9781563089312
Size: 66.30 MB
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Contains more than seven hundred titles categorized by genre, a brief history of the evolution of African-American literature, reader's advisory guidelines, and other works which are central to the compelling African-American experience.

Master Student Reader

Author: Catherine F. Andersen
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
ISBN: 9780618606030
Size: 50.52 MB
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The newest addition to the Master Student program provides a collection of contemporary readings for self-reflection and critical thinking. Structured in a way that exposes students to a variety of reading and writing styles, the Master Student Reader excerpts work from a variety of sources including student writing, textbooks, magazines, newspapers, web sites, essays, and speeches. An emphasis on journal writing provides students with a means to self assess, while additional writing requirements—such as persuasive essays, fact or opinion papers, and research papers—help students take a more traditional approach to developing critical-thinking skills. Power Process articles motivate and encourage students to take charge of their college experience. Reflection Questions stimulate in-class discussion and can be used as writing prompts. Writing Assignments get students thinking about audience, purpose, and length of an essay, and help them analyze the information they have learned. Journal Entries (Discovery and Intention Statements) allow students to reflect specifically on their personal feelings, identify new information that they have discovered in the articles, and think about how to apply these ideas in other courses and in life. Mastering Vocabulary prompts students to identify and define new vocabulary words. Additional Activities include exercises for working with classmates, alternative projects and out-of-the-box activities for students to explore their campus.

Senior High Core Collection

Author: Raymond W. Barber
Publisher: Hw Wilson Co
ISBN: 9780824210861
Size: 48.24 MB
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- More than 6,500 books in the initial clothbound volume, plus more than 2,400 new titles in four annual supplements. - New coverage of biographies, art, sports, Islam and the Middle East, and cultural diversity. - Special focus on graphic novels, primary source materials, nonbook materials, and periodicals. - Analytic entries for items in collections and anthologies.