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moreby Eurydice StanleyThe Worst First Day: Bullied While Desegregating Central High introduces the next generation to Elizabeth Eckford, a modern-day heroine. On Sept. 4, 1957, Eckford was the first African American student to arrive at Little Rock Central High to desegregate the school. She was blocked from entry by armed Arkansas National Guard Soldiers under the direction of Governor Orval Faubus. A photograph taken by Will Counts of 15-year-old Elizabeth surrounded by segregationist bullies showed the world t... moreby Elizabeth EckfordLittle Rock Nine Icon Elizabeth Eckford's powerful memoir inspires while denouncing bullying, racism, segregation and bias. The Worst First Day shares her experiences at Little Rock Central High in 1957. Civil rights history is shared in verse with captivating graphic artwork, informative essays and compelling era photography. Co-authored by Eurydice and Grace Stanley with artwork from Rachel Gibson and images from Will Counts and Kirk Jordan.by Angie Salisbury
"Truly heartwarming and inspirational! Dogs Still Know Best is a story of love, loss, the long road to healing, and the anti-fragility of the human spirit" ~ Jedediah McClure, Best Selling Author, Myths of Christianity: A Five Thousand Year Journey To Find The Son Of God
A must-read for dog lovers and anyone who has loved - and lost - a beloved dog! In this touching sequel to Dogs Know Best: Two Dogs’ Training Guide For Humans, follow one woman's very personal accoun... moreby Jilli Rose
Getting home as one of your investments is one of the best decisions you will ever make. Starting a family requires a lot of decision-making. Plan it carefully before you give it a go because remember that you have mouths to feed and having paltry savings will take you nowhere. That is why you need to have a stable career or profitable business to help you attain your goals. Once you get your dream home, do your best to make it as beautiful and liveable as possible, and you can make it happen... moreby Karl CoyneA secret locker that can change many lives Synopsis 50 Years of Bodybuilding and Training History in your hands. Finally, the key of the “Vince’s Secret Locker” has been found by author Karl Coyne. Only a few are aware with the fact that it was not an easy journey for world’s greatest bodybuilder/trainer Vince Gironda, also known as “Iron Guru”, to get fame and become an icon of many. Coyne spent many years in search of the key of Vince’s Secret Locker that was not opened for all. He knocked m... moreby John MazurkFor thousands of years, humankind questioned what happens when we die. Philosophers and religious leaders searched for an answer. Often, the answer was, after dying, one’s spirit goes to a paradise. What happens when we no longer die? Do we ever go to a paradise? Returning to Eden is a story of what humankind needs to do when it achieves immortality in this existence. It will be at least 250 years before humankind achieves immortality. Preparing for that eventuality will be difficult. The book a... moreby S. Carolyn Boyette
Man of he Moments in Time inclusions were taken from life experiences and some from inspiration. “The Experience of Dementia as a Journey” gives some insight as to what one who goes through it feels and for a caregiver to understand their loved one. Humor is found in “Handling a Cat in Heat,” the “Turkey Poem,” “The Hospital,” “The Little Mommy,” and others. There are projects to consider like making prayer shawls and writing your own life story. The author enjoyed writing poetry and other fo... moreby Brad LancasterRainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Volume 2, 2nd Edition is a how-to guide enabling you to “plant the rain” by creating water-harvesting “earthworks” or “rain gardens.” Earthworks are simple, inexpensive strategies and landforms that passively harvest multiple sources of free on-site water including rainfall, stormwater runoff, air conditioning condensate, and greywater within “living tanks” of soil and vegetation. The plants then pump the water back out in the form of beauty, food, s... moreby Raymond PairanMicroservices cannot be simply ‘wired up’ with some basic technical knowledge about what constitutes a Microservice Architecture. There is more to a Microservice Architecture than developing isolated and unique services with a blueprint like set of architectural artifacts. Successfully understanding microservices requires a paradigm shift no less radical than moving from a procedural to an object oriented programming language. Microservice Architecture is not just technical but also a new busine... moreby Shukdeb Sen
Final Book Synopsis
The book Black Education in White America opened the window to show our State of American Education in general, and in particular, the Black education. America followed segregated education since its inception. The higher education system is controlled by segregation, caste system, academic slavery, and racism. American competitive intellectual output is falling behind globally and our educational superiority is going downhill. The nation is at risk!
... moreby Patrick Paul GarlingerA World Without Identity offers an incisive diagnosis of the problems of our current political, economic, and legal systems, and a profound critique of the conventional ways we attempt to reform them. Our system and solutions all suffer from the same flaw: the illusion that we are separate from each other and therefore must defend ourselves from others. In reality, we are all one; our lives are entirely interconnected and interdependent, and we all share the same fundamental emotions, desires, a... moreby Paulette Cooper Noble
Battlefield Scientology: Exposing L.Ron Hubbard's Dangerous "Religion"
Stans By Me: A whirlwind tour through Central Asia - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistanby Ged GillmoreGed Gillmore likes to think of himself as James Bond. Or Indiana Jones. Or a suave and daring hybrid of both. As he flicks through his world atlas, he pictures himself infiltrating enemy lines, uncovering ancient artefacts, and strapping himself in for white-knuckle flights over dusty arid landscapes. So the very thought of joining an organised bus tour is enough to make our intrepid traveler dry retch and shudder. But join one he must if he's to survive multiple border crossings on his miss... moreby G Lenny BrownFlawed Attitude explores beliefs and behaviors embraced by black America that, contrary to intention, hinder the attainment of equality. Further examined are the origins of the beliefs and how they manifest in negative outcomes. Lastly, based on historical failures, current actions are reassessed to determine the more appropriate actions to begin the process of moving black America down the path to attaining equal status and treatment.