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Where Are the Children Now?

By Mary Higgins Clark,Alafair Burke
  • ISBN Code: : 1982189436
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
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  • Category : Fiction
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The legacy of the “Queen of Suspense” continues with the highly anticipated follow-up to Mary Higgins Clark’s iconic novel, Where Are The Children?, featuring the children of Nancy Harmon, all grown up and again in peril. Of the fifty-six bestsellers the “Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark published in her lifetime, Where Are the Children? was her biggest, selling millions of copies and forever transforming the genre of suspense fiction. In that story, a young California mother named Nancy Harmon was convicted of murdering her two children. Though released on a technicality, she was abandoned by her husband and became such a pariah in the media that she was forced to move across the country to Cape Cod, change her identity and appearance, and start a new life. Years later her two children from a second marriage, Mike and Missy, would go missing and Nancy yet again became the prime suspect—but this time, Nancy was able to confront the secrets buried in her past and rescue her kids from a dangerous predator. Now, more than four decades since readers first met Nancy Harmon, comes the thrilling sequel to the groundbreaking novel that set the stage for future generations of psychological suspense. A lawyer-turned-successful podcaster, Missy has recently married a man whose first wife died tragically, leaving him and their young daughter, Riley, behind. While Missy and her brother Mike help their mom Nancy relocate from Cape Cod to the equally idyllic Hamptons, Missy’s new stepdaughter goes missing. Drawing on the experience of their own abduction, Missy and Mike race to find Riley to save her from the trauma they still struggle with—or worse. Just like the original, Where Are the Children Now? keeps you guessing and holding their breath until the very last page.

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  • Pdf File: sage-handbook-of-mentoring-and-coaching-in-education.pdf

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The knowledge base about mentoring and coaching in education has grown considerably worldwide in the last decade. The very many definitions of mentoring and coaching demand an evidence base to assist with understanding the convergence and distinctions between these concepts, and with situating them in relation to learning. This Handbook is a leading source of ideas and information. It covers national and international research on schools, higher education, and disciplines within and beyond education. The editors draw together contributions and present evidence bases and alternative worldviews in which concepts are both untangled and substantiated. Unique in its coverage, this handbook maps current knowledge and understanding, values and skills underpinning educational mentoring and coaching for learning. Contributors who are leading scholars and practitioners address issues of theory and practice in school, higher education, and other educational contexts, and they set out practical applications of coaching and mentoring for practitioners and researchers. Contributors also address social justice issues, such as those involving traditional and technical forms of mentoring and coaching, democratic and accountability agendas, and institutional and historical patterns of learning. The SAGE Handbook of Mentoring and Coaching in Education is an essential reference for practitioners, researchers, educators, and policymakers. Dr Sarah J Fletcher is an international Educational Research Mentoring and Coaching Consultant and she convenes the Mentoring and Coaching SIG for the British Educational Research Association. Carol A Mullen is Professor and Chair, Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations Department, at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.

Life Isn't Always a Bed of Roses

By Larry O. Bubar
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1469112574
  • Total of Pages : 69
  • Category : Poetry
  • Members : 498
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Book Short Summary:

Life Isn't Always a Bed of Roses is a collecting of poems that deal with life and its many facets. From soft palatable verse to raw chunks of pseudo reality the poems take you on a journey across the barriers of realms seldom visited by most. Although it falls in the genre of poetry it is actually humanistic verse for the common folk. Hopefully youll laugh a little, maybe even cry a little but most of all it should make you think about life from a number of different viewpoints.

Cannibal Fictions

By Jeff Berglund
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  • Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
  • Book Code : 9780299215934
  • Total of Pages : 262
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 571
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Book Short Summary:

Objects of fear and fascination, cannibals have long signified an elemental "otherness," an existence outside the bounds of normalcy. In the American imagination, the figure of the cannibal has evolved tellingly over time, as Jeff Berglund shows in this study encompassing a strikingly eclectic collection of cultural, literary, and cinematic texts. Cannibal Fictions brings together two discrete periods in U.S. history: the years between the Civil War and World War I, the high-water mark in America's imperial presence, and the post-Vietnam era, when the nation was beginning to seriously question its own global agenda. Berglund shows how P. T. Barnum, in a traveling exhibit featuring so-called "Fiji cannibals," served up an alien "other" for popular consumption, while Edgar Rice Burroughs in his Tarzan of the Apes series tapped into similar anxieties about the eruption of foreign elements into a homogeneous culture. Turning to the last decades of the twentieth century, Berglund considers how treatments of cannibalism variously perpetuated or subverted racist, sexist, and homophobic ideologies rooted in earlier times. Fannie Flagg's novel Fried Green Tomatoes invokes cannibalism to new effect, offering an explicit critique of racial, gender, and sexual politics (an element to a large extent suppressed in the movie adaptation). Recurring motifs in contemporary Native American writing suggest how Western expansion has, cannibalistically, laid the seeds of its own destruction. And James Dobson's recent efforts to link the pro-life agenda to allegations of cannibalism in China testify still further to the currency and pervasiveness of this powerful trope. By highlighting practices that preclude the many from becoming one, these representations of cannibalism, Berglund argues, call into question the comforting national narrative of e pluribus unum.

The Secret Island

By Enid Blyton
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : 8027303524
  • Total of Pages : 87
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 648
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Book Short Summary:

Peggy Arnold, and younger twin siblings Mike and Nora, are living with a harsh aunt and uncle after their parents are thought to have been killed in a plane crash. Aided by Jack, an orphan boy they have befriended, they run away to an island on a nearby lake, and together they make a new home constructed with the branches of a willow tree, this much-loved "living house" being one of the highlights of the story. However, living on one's own turns out to be far more difficult than they thought, and, along with a lot of fun and happiness, they also suffer a lot of hardship – especially when winter sets in.

International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

By Peter Hunt
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1134879938
  • Total of Pages : 944
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 122
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Book Short Summary:

The International Companion Encyclopedia answers these questions and provides comprehensive coverage of children's literature from a wide range of perspectives. Over 80 substantial essays by world experts include Iona Opie on the oral tradition, Gillian Avery on family stories and Michael Rosen on audio, TV and other media. The Companion covers a broad range of topics, from the fairy tale to critical theory, from the classics to comics. Structure The Companion is divided into five sections: 1) Theory and Critical Approaches 2) Types and Genres 3) The Context of Children's Literature 4) Applications of Children's Literature 5) The World of Children's Literature Each essay is followed by references and suggestions for further reading. The volume is fully indexed.

Where are our Children: A Novel: Complete and Uncut

By Gary Sapp
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  • Publisher : Nest Egg Publishing
  • Book Code : 1370284365
  • Total of Pages : 1200
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 549
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Book Short Summary:

Read it again...for the first time. At last, the unforgettable saga presented in one powerful volume.

Children, Place and Sustainability

By Margaret Somerville,Monica Green
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 1137408502
  • Total of Pages : 200
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 655
  • Pdf File: children-place-and-sustainability.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Through focusing on children's sustainability learning this book examines how school education can address the current environmental problems. It explores children's responses in literacy and language, arts-based approaches, and indigenous studies as well as scientific pedagogies to provide a unique insight into how children learn.

Global Childhoods

By Stuart Aitken
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317997417
  • Total of Pages : 200
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 327
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Book Short Summary:

This astute book initiates a broad discussion from a variety of different disciplines about how we place children nationally, globally and within development discourses. Unlike other books of its kind, it does not seek to dwell solely on the abiding complexities of local comparisons. Rather, it elaborates larger concerns about the changing nature of childhood, young people’s experiences, their citizenship and the embodiment of their political identities as they are embedded in the processes of national development and globalization. In particular, this book concentrates on three main issues: nation building and developing children, child participation and activism in the context of development, and globalization and children’s live in the context of what has been called "the end of development." These are relatively broad research perspectives that find focus in what the authors term "reproducing and developing children" as a key issue of national and global concern. They further argue that understanding children and reproduction is key to understanding globalization.

The Livres-souvenirs of Colette

By Anne Freadman
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1351542893
  • Total of Pages : 191
  • Category : Foreign Language Study
  • Members : 597
  • Pdf File: the-livres-souvenirs-of-colette.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Throughout her career, Colette experimented with genre for the purposes of telling stories of her life. The books that resulted, known collectively as her 'livres-souvenirs', are far from being autobiographies in the customary sense. By addressing the need to reconsider the generic issues surrounding autobiographical story-telling, Anne Freadman's study brings the richness of 'the genre question' to the fore, shedding a fresh light on this much-loved body of work. From the vignettes ofLa Maison de Claudineto the note-books ofL'etoile vesper andLe Fanal bleu, from stories of losing to stories of collecting, Colette's memory books take different narrative forms and explore the passing of time in different ways. This book investigates Colette's variegated generic choices as so many ways of 'telling time'.

Where are the Dead?

By Peter Moore
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  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Book Code : 1134763514
  • Total of Pages : 244
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 556
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Book Short Summary:

Where are the dead? What are they doing? What kind of a process is dying? What relationships exist among the dead themselves, and between the dead and those in the world they have left behind? Modern philosophers argue that the idea of disembodied survival - to which many believers pay lip service - is incoherent, and that there can be evidence neither for nor against something incoherent. By contrast, this book argues, the idea of an embodied survival (albeit a form of embodiment differing from our present embodiment) makes perfect sense in itself and fits much better with the alleged evidence for post-mortem survival. Exploring post-mortem survival, Where are the Dead? uses a variety of empirical data, alongside mythological, legendary and purely fictional material, to illustrate how the less familiar idea of embodied post-mortem survival might actually ’work’ in some real afterlife environment. By asking questions about the nature and whereabouts of the afterlife, and about what it might be like to be dead, the book explores themes nowadays relatively neglected even in disciplines explicitly concerned with ideas about death, dying and life after death.

Heidi

By Johanna Spyri
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  • Publisher : Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
  • Book Code : 3963136464
  • Total of Pages : 221
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 314
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Book Short Summary:

On the title page of her story "Heidi" the Swiss writer Johanna Spyri stressed that the story is written "for children and those who love children." A small orphan Heidi and her stern grandfather live in the Swiss Alps. Different in character and life views, they are, nevertheless, extremely attached to each other and get on well. An open-hearted and kind girl is always ready to come and help others and people treat her the same...