A2 Us Government Politics

Author: Anthony J. Bennett
Publisher: Philip Allan
ISBN: 9781444183542
Size: 42.92 MB
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Get the most up-to-date commentary on US politics post the 2012 election, with this completely revised 4th edition of our best selling textbook, covering the key topics for all exam boards. A2 US Government and Politics combines informed discussion with the latest facts and figures to provide comprehensive and accessible coverage of core topics in US Government and Politics. - Extend your knowledge and improve key skills with comprehensive coverage of the latest developments in US politics including federalism under Obama, the Tea Party Movement, increased partisanship, recent Supreme Court cases as well as a number of examples drawn from Obama's first term. - Definitions of key terms and concepts help to clarify knowledge and understanding of political language - Exam focus sections at the end of each chapter tests and develop your understanding of key topics, offering practice for short and essay questions - New 'Activity' and Debate' boxes throughout the text provide a good basis for discussion, extending knowledge and debate on controversial questions.

Essentials Of Uk Politics

Author: Andrew Heywood
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 1137530766
Size: 20.91 MB
Format: PDF
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Updated to cover the period up to and including the 2015 General Election, the new edition of this best-selling AS-level text covers all topics in the Edexcel and AQA syllabi and the core requirements of other boards. Written by a top textbook author and chief examiner, it is packed with features to aid learning and revision.

We Re All Wonders

Author: R. J. Palacio
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 1524766518
Size: 65.42 MB
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The unforgettable bestseller Wonder has inspired a nationwide movement to Choose Kind. Now parents and educators can introduce the importance of choosing kind to younger readers with this gorgeous picture book, featuring Auggie and Daisy on an original adventure, written and illustrated by R. J. Palacio. Over 5 million people have fallen in love with Wonder and have joined the movement to Choose Kind. Now younger readers can meet Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face, and his beloved dog, Daisy. Countless fans have asked R. J. Palacio to write a book for younger readers. With We’re All Wonders, she makes her picture-book debut as both author and artist, with a spare, powerful text and striking, richly imagined illustrations. Palacio shows readers what it’s like to live in Auggie’s world—a world in which he feels like any other kid, but he’s not always seen that way. We’re All Wonders may be Auggie’s story, but it taps into every child’s longing to belong, and to be seen for who they truly are. It’s the perfect way for families and educators to talk about empathy and kindness with young children. Praise for Wonder: A #1 New York Times Bestseller A USA Today Top 100 Bestseller An Indie Bestseller A Time Magazine 100 Best Young Adult Books of All Time Selection A Washington Post Best Kids’ Book A Parents Magazine Top 10 Book of the Year A New York Times Book Review Notable Book An NPR Outstanding Backseat Book Club Pick An Entertainment Weekly 10 Great Kids’ Books Selection A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year A Booklist Editors’ Choice An E. B. White Read Aloud Award Winner An ALA Notable Book A Bank Street Best Book of the Year An IRA-CBC Teachers’ Choice A New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing Selection A Christopher Award Winner “A beautiful, funny and sometimes sob-making story of quiet transformation.” —The Wall Street Journal “A crackling page-turner filled with characters you can’t help but root for.” —Entertainment Weekly “Rich and memorable.” —The New York Times Book Review “Wonder is the best kids’ book of the year.” —Slate.com “A glorious exploration of the nature of friendship, tenacity, fear, and most importantly, kindness.” —The Huffington Post “Endearing, enduring Auggie and his family and friends will find a place in the hearts of readers and prompt reflection on how we treat others.” —The Washington Post

The Manual Of Museum Learning

Author: Barry Lord
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
ISBN: 9780759109711
Size: 18.10 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This Manual is a practical guide to creating successful learning experiences in museums and related institutions such as public galleries, exhibition centers, science centers, zoos, botanical gardens, aquaria, and planetaria. Based on an understanding of museum learning as an experience that occurs within a personal, social, and physical context, it explores why, for whom, and how these contexts can be orchestrated in museum galleries with optimal results.

Geography From A To Z

Author: Jack Knowlton
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0064460991
Size: 30.12 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Have you ever wondered what a badland is? What about a gulch? Do you wonder what an isthmus is? Or a seamount? What about the difference between a plateau and a plain, or a knob and a knoll? Well, here are the answers! The sixty-three entries from A to Z describe the earth's features -- its physical geography -- from the highest mountain peak to the deepest ocean trench, in clear, concise terms. Each entry is beautifully illustrated in full color. This is a perfect introduction to the dramatic and fascinating face of the vast world around us. The author and artist of the best-selling MAPS & GLOBES team up again, this time to prove that geography can indeed be an adventure.

Savage Messiah

Author: Laura Oldfield Ford
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 9781844677474
Size: 72.62 MB
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Presents a collection of the author's fanzine which describes the gritty underbelly of London.

How To Mind Map

Author: Tony Buzan
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007146841
Size: 14.30 MB
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This practical, mini-guide teaches readers quick-fire methods that will have them creating Mind Maps in minutes, to maximize brainpower and improve creativity.

Edexcel Gcse 9 1 Mathematics

Author: Pearson Education, Limited
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781447980209
Size: 27.62 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Help students reach a higher level in each topic before they move onto the next topic with content broken down into larger chunks, check and consolidate understanding with formative assessment followed by an opportunity to strengthen learning at the end of each topic, challenge the higher abilities to broaden learning further with extend sections, and build confidence with this book.

Grandmother Fish

Author: Jonathan Tweet
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
ISBN: 9781250113238
Size: 71.88 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Where did we come from? It's a simple question, but not so simple an answer to explain—especially to young children. Charles Darwin's theory of common descent no longer needs to be a scientific mystery to inquisitive young readers. Meet Grandmother Fish. Told in an engaging call and response text where a child can wiggle like a fish or hoot like an ape and brought to life by vibrant artwork, Grandmother Fish takes children and adults through the history of life on our planet and explains how we are all connected. The book also includes comprehensive backmatter, including: - An elaborate illustration of the evolutionary tree of life - Helpful science notes for parents - How to explain natural selection to a child