A Promised Land
Author: Barak Obama
A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAACP IMAGE AWARD FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW.
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times • NPR • The Guardian • Marie Claire.
In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency—a time of dramatic transformation and turmoil.
Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
Author: Laura Esquivel
The bestselling phenomenon and inspiration for the award-winning film.
Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in turn-of-the-century Mexico blends poignant romance and bittersweet wit. This classic love story takes place on the De la Garza ranch, as the tyrannical owner, Mama Elena, chops onions at the kitchen table in her final days of pregnancy. While still in her mother's womb, her daughter to be weeps so violently she causes an early labor, and little Tita slips out amid the spices and fixings for noodle soup. This early encounter with food soon becomes a way of life, and Tita grows up to be a master chef, using cooking to express herself and sharing recipes with readers along the way.
Prodigal Son (TCG Edition)
Author: John Patrick Shanley
When a troubled but gifted boy from the South Bronx arrives at a private school in New Hampshire, two faculty members wrestle with how to help him adjust to his new environment. The boy is violent, brilliant, alienated, and on fire with a ferocious loneliness. As with his Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Doubt, John Patrick Shanley has drawn on his personal experiences to create an explosive portrait of a young man on the verge of either salvation or destruction. John Patrick Shanley is the author of Doubt, a parable (Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Tony Award for Best Play), Outside Mullingar (Tony nomination for Best Play), Defiance, Storefront Church, Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, and Dirty Story, among many other plays.
Practical Research: Planning and Design
Author(s): Paul Leedy, Jeanne Ormrod
An engaging, cross-disciplinary guide to research methodology Practical Research: Planning and Design is a do-it-yourself, how-to manual for planning and conducting research. Suitable for a wide variety of courses in basic research methodology, the book uses a conversational tone, step-by-step instructions, and practical suggestions to guide the reader from the selection of a problem to the preparation of a completed report.
Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, (Chicago Style for Students and Researchers)
Author(s): Kate L. Turabian
This new edition filters decades of expertise into modern standards. While previous editions incorporated digital forms of research and writing, this edition goes even further to build information literacy, recognizing that most students will be doing their work largely or entirely online and on screens. Chapters include updated advice on finding, evaluating, and citing a wide range of digital sources and also recognize the evolving use of software for citation management, graphics, and paper format and submission. The ninth edition is fully aligned with the recently released Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition, as well as with the latest edition of The Craft of Research.
APA Simplified: Your Concise Guide to the 7th Edition
Author(s): Mark Hatala
APA Simplified was written specifically for the new 7th edition of the APA Publication Manual, and concisely covers methods of referencing diverse sources, all in less than 50 pages!
Author(s): The Modern Language
Association of America This groundbreaking edition of the MLA’s best-selling handbook is short and designed for easy use. It guides writers through the principles behind evaluating sources for their research and thus focuses on the key skills of information and digital literacy. It then shows writers how to cite sources in their writing, offering detailed guidance on in-text citations, quoting and paraphrasing, avoiding plagiarism, and more. Intended for students, teachers, librarians, and advanced scholars, the handbook is an indispensable resource in composition, communication, literature, language arts, film, media studies, digital humanities, and related fields.
Alice's Puzzle Adventures in Wonderland: A curious Collection of Puzzles to Solve
Author: Gareth Moore Go on a puzzle adventure through Wonderland with your favourite character, Alice. Step into the topsy-turvy dream world and crack 38 captivating puzzles, codes, riddles, and other mind-boggling conundrums. Children love brainteasers, and this set of intriguing logic puzzles from the world of Wonderland is designed to inspire curious young minds. As well as fun logic and number puzzles, it's full of stunning graphics and illustrations that spark the imagination.
My STEM Day – Technology, Science, Mathematics, Engineering
Author: Anne Rooney My STEM Day explains maths, science, technology and engineering is right behind a whole host of everyday activities.
Author: Albert Camus A haunting tale of human resilience and hope in the face of unrelieved horror, Albert Camus' iconic novel about an epidemic ravaging the people of a North African coastal town is a classic of twentieth-century literature.
The Fall (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author: Albert Camus A philosophical novel described by fellow existentialist Sartre as 'perhaps the most beautiful and the least understood' of his novels, Albert Camus' The Fall is translated by Robin Buss in Penguin Modern Classics.
The Flea Palace
Author: Elif Shafak By turns comic and tragic, Elif Shafak's The Flea Palace is an outstandingly original novel driven by an overriding sense of social justice. Bonbon Palace was once a stately apartment block in Istanbul. Now it is a sadly dilapidated home to ten wildly different individuals and their families.