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  • My Daughter He: Transitioning With Our Transgender Children

    by Candace Waldron

    My Daughter He: Transitioning With Our Transgender Children is both a story and a resource. Written by a mother reflecting on her own difficult journey to accept that her beloved daughter longed to be a boy, My Daughter He explores the labyrinthine path many parents travel: supporting their child’s authentic self-expression while experiencing deep-seated emotions of their own. Topics include:

    • Finding the right team of professionals to guide your decisions
    • Reversible and irr... more
  • The Shear Truth

    by Iva Ursano
    This book covers salon etiquette, written in a humorous way, by a hairstylist of 20 yrs. The do's and don'ts and the things that drive us bat s#@t crazy! :-)
  • The Paper Trail: Useful Charts to Organize Your Writing

    by Lee Cart
    It’s important, as a writer, to keep your work organized. These thirty-five reproducible charts help you do just that. From tracking your article and poetry submissions to creating an editing style sheet, from detailing character profiles to following your social media, each chart is designed to help you, the author, become more efficient in your workflow. Business deductions, magazine subscriptions, Internet passwords, invoices, and change orders are among the many printable charts included, so... more
  • The Just Market: Torah's Response to the Crisis of the Modern Economy

    by Jonathan Brandow
    Torah, Talmud and other Jewish source texts wrestle with many of the same economic concerns that occupy the contemporary public square: income inequality, structural unemployment, instability, rampant financial fraud and spiraling personal debt. The Just Market: Torah’s Response to the Crisis of the Modern Economy identifies six foundations of ancient Jewish economic policy and explores their application to the modern world: Access to the Necessities of Life Universal Employment Oppo... more
  • The People in Between: The Paradox of Jewish Interstitiality

    by Robert J. Marx
    Hatred of Jews is the most diagnosed and least treated of all social diseases. Why is this so? Antisemitism cannot be understood merely by examining the evil designs of ruthless tyrants or ignorant people. Rather it is often a useful tool ofpowerful social forces. It invariably also involves both its victims and its perpetrators in ways that are not always transparent. To suggest that Jews are in some way involved in the offenses perpetrated against them is not to blame the victim but rather to ... more
  • Bright Lights of the Second City: 50 Prominent Chicagoans on Living with Passion and Purpose

    by Betsy Storm
    Many of us can leverage our life’s lessons to achieve greater personal success; find and refine our passions; and achieve our goals. The 50 inspirational Chicagoans profiled in Bright Lights of the Second City provide a powerful catalyst for jump starting or advancing one’s own personal odyssey. \tThese profiles of approximately 1,000 words, shared in the subjects’ own voices, reveal rarely explored facets of 50 gifted Chicagoans, including: REP. DANNY DAVIS, U.S. Congress; BILL KURTIS, broad... more
  • Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer

    by Wilson Raj Perumal
    Wilson Raj Perumal has been labeled the world's most prolific match-fixer in football's recent history. Born a village boy in rural Singapore in the mid-60's, Wilson climbed the heights of international match-fixing across five continents, becoming FIFA's most wanted man. Like a "guppy in the sea", Wilson started off a small gambler, mixing with the local Singapore bookies, and witnessed the rise and fall of the old-school Asian "big fish" of match-fixing until he found himself competing aga... more
  • Creativity From Within: Inspirational Poetry and Tips to Discover & Cultivate Your Passion Within

    by Roxanne Mapp
    Making time for yourself (30 minutes to start). Forgiveness to freedom. Worksheets to help you decide. Resources for guidance. Action Plan. Next Step(s). Is it cooking, photography, teaching, cosmetology, art, printmaking, blogging, sewing, entertaining? Not sure? That's ok, take some time and think about it, you can have more than one passion that's fine.
  • Last Train Home

    by Renee Wendinger
    A Dickensian novel about two children who rode the orphan trains. Would they be adopted by kind and loving families, or would they face a childhood and adolescence of hard labor and servitude?
  • Lyndi Scott Write Prescriptions

    by Lyndi Scott
    Struggling to write The Great Novel? Lyndi Scott Write Prescriptions is just what the doctor ordered. Inside find 88 Prescriptions on topics such as: advice from seasoned writers, character development, replacements for weak words, marketing your book, hooking an agent, story structure, how to build tension, writers block inspiration, websites for writers. Made famous by, Lyndi's Write Prescription is your step closer to becoming a novelist of distinction.
  • The white prisoner: Galabin Boevski's secret story

    by Ognian Georgiev
    Controversial life of Galabin Boevski unveiled in a book The controversial life of legendary Bulgarian weightlifter Galabin Boevski was unveiled in a book. The world premiere of "The white prisoner: Galabin Boevski's secret story" took place today. The author, Bulgarian sports journalist Ognian Georgiev, enters into the darkest corners of the Olympic Games, the brutal politics among national and international sports officials. The events of the book are moving from Brazilian prison, where ... more
  • Tiny Thoughts for Personal Transformation: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

    by Karl Schmidt
    This book is a collection of short, concentrated thoughts and aphorisms that are intended to give the reader new insights and a different perspective on life. The thoughts and aphorisms were derived from personal meditations and experiences and some are accompanied by a small graphic to help the reader retain the information. No explanations are provided to allow you to contemplate the meaning of the aphorisms as they apply to you, your relationships, and life in general. Although the thoughts a... more
  • Tune Up Your Teaching & Turn on Student Learning: Move from Common to Transformed Teaching and Learning in Your Classroom

    by Dr. JoAnn Jurchan & Dr. Chuck Downing
    For years educators have mused about why teachers were continuing to burn out and the student achievement gap never seemed to shrink in spite of a series of “latest and greatest” cure-alls in education. Common conclusions reached by this musing include: 1) The focus on the basics about the teaching and learning process had faded with concerns about high test scores; 2) Teachers were faced with implementing new curriculum without necessary support; 3) Students were learning how to get the “right ... more
  • Writing in Indesign CC Producing Books

    by David Bergsland
    How to self-publish using InDesign to Createspace, Kindle KDP, NookPress, Kobo Writing Life, Scribd, Gumroad, the iBooks Store, and more—both print and ePUB
  • Born To Be Liked: Living on Facebook

    by Alex Oriani
    Born To Be Liked is the first book that, with a blend of humour and science, uncovers what we (really) do on Facebook and why we do it. We spend 40% of our conversation talking about ourselves, but when we are on social media the figure rises to a staggering 80%. In theory, Facebook helps us to stay connected to our friends. In reality, the reasons why hundreds of millions of people log in every day are more interesting than that. From the SOC (Soap Opera Character) to the Check-in-oholic, from ... more
  • Writing Games, Writing Tips, Writing Exercises.

    by Mat Clarke
    How could a jumble of words with a little punctuation become something that’s interesting to read? Is it a gift from the gods? Something only the highly educated can produce? Or maybe anyone can do it? If you want to know if YOU can achieve your writing goals, then why not have a play around with some words and sentences using my writing games.