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In these fifteen superb stories, this essential author of African American fiction gives us compelling portraits of a wide range of unforgettable characters, from sassy children to cunning old men, in scenes shifting between uptown New York and rural North Carolina. A young girl suffers

Night after night, a girl speaks to a dying star and, inspired by its resilience, follows her dream to reach the star someday. Hello, Star Free PDF Download Download PDF

New York Times bestselling author Cinda Williams Chima presents the first installment in a thrilling new fantasy series, in which the lives of Han Alister and the brave Princess Raisa collide in a magical and dangerous adventure. One day Han Alister catches three young wizard

New York Times bestselling authors Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess (Solo) tell this lyrical story about hope, courage, and love that speaks to anyone who’s struggled to find their voice. And the surprise ending shines a spotlight on the issues related to our current

“The acclaimed author of Lempriere’s Dictionary furnishes another richly textured romp steeped in history, legend, and excitement” (Booklist). The Pope’s Rhinoceros is a vivid, antic, and picaresque novel spun around one of history’s most bizarre chapters: the sixteenth-century attempt to procure a rhinoceros as a

When the incomplete invention of a genius environmentalist falls into the wrong hands, it’s the NUMA crew that will be the first casualties of war, and team leader Kurt Austin will stop at nothing to get justice for his fellow agents in this #1 New

The basis for the blockbuster motion picture directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Shutter Island by New York Times bestselling author Dennis Lehane is a gripping and atmospheric psychological thriller where nothing is quite what it seems. The New York Times calls Shutter

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There is nothing to be found in the pages of A Series of Unfortunate Events but misery and despair. You still have time to choose another international best-seller to read. But if you must know what unpleasantries befall the charming and clever Baudelaire children read

From author and filmmaker Sandi Tan, director of the acclaimed documentary Shirkers, comes a novel about a neighborhood of immigrants, seekers, lovers, and lurkers. The residents of Santa Claus Lane do their best to stay out of each other’s way, but desire, fury and mischief

Introduction;Part 1: The Region;Chapter 1.Regional Principles;Chapter 2.The Regional Plan;Chapter 3.Regional Transportation;Part 2: The Neighborhood;Chapter 4.Natural Context;Chapter 5.-Neighborhood Components;Chapter 6.Neighborhood Structure;Part 3: The Street;Chapter 7.Thoroughfare Network;Chapter 8.Thoroughfare Design;Chapter 9.Public Streetscape;Chapter 10.Private Streetscape;Chapter 11.Parking;Part 4: The Building;Chapter 12.Building Types;Chapter 13.Green Construction;Chapter 14.Architectural Design;Appendix:Useful Statements, Smart Growth Directory,

Mayo Clinic Electrophysiology Manual is the first comprehensive guide to the electrical activity of biological cells and tissues and the techniques of electrophysiology. Through a case-based discussion of patients with arrhythmias, the book illustrates the various contemporary techniques for diagnosis, imaging, and physiology-based therapeutic ablation.

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Fledgling, Octavia Butler’s last novel, is the story of an apparently young, amnesiac girl whose alarmingly un-human needs and abilities lead her to a startling conclusion: she is in fact a genetically modified, 53-year-old vampire. Forced to discover what she can about her stolen former

This book is an overview of the history of American fiction written in the 1920s. The American Novel Free PDF Download Download PDF