Brother

An intensely beautiful, searingly powerful, tightly constructed novel, Brother explores questions of masculinity, family, race, and identity as they are played out in a Scarborough housing complex during the sweltering heat and simmering violence of the summer of 1991 n nWith shimmering prose and me

Metadata

Everything we need to know about metadata, the usually invisible infrastructure for information with which we interact every day When metadata became breaking news, appearing in stories about surveillance by the National Security Agency, many members of the public encountered this once obscure te

180 Days: Two Teachers and the Quest to Engage and Empower Adolescents

Teaching is art creation and a curriculum map is only as good as the teacher who considers it, who questions it, and who revises it to meet the needs of each year s students Kelly Gallagher and Penny Kittle n nTwo teachers Two classrooms One school year n n180 Days represents the collaboration of

Sweat

No stranger to dramas both heartfelt and heart rending, Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lynn Nottage has written one of her most exquisitely devastating tragedies to date In one of the poorest cities in America, Reading, Pennsylvania, a group of down and out factory workers struggles to keep thei

Anežka

Rom n Viktorie Hani ov je bolestn st zliv m pohledem do vztahu matky a dcery, naru en ho od sam ho po tku n nSebev dom , vzd lan a sv tem prot el Julie nem e m t d ti, do adop n ho programu ji za ad jen t ko a pov stn biologick hodiny tikaj Ane ka, plavovlas panenka s c pky, se pozvolna

How to Bee

For 8 13 year olds and all those who love middle grade fiction nPeony lives with her sister and grandfather on a fruit farm outside the city In a world where real bees are extinct, the quickest, bravest kids climb the fruit trees and pollinate the flowers by hand nWill Peony s grit and quick thin

Affections

A haunting novel about an unusual family s breakdown set in South America during the time of Che Guevara and based on the life of Third Reich cinematographer Hans Ertl from the literary star Jonathan Safran Foer calls, a great writer n nInspired by real events, Affections is the story of the eccent

All of Me

Beautifully written, brilliant, and neccesary Matt de la Pena, Newbery Medalist n nAri has body image issues After a move across the country, his parents work selling and promoting his mother s paintings and sculptures Ari s bohemian mother needs space to create, and his father is gone for long

Wil

Het is oorlog Antwerpen wordt bezet door geweld en wantrouwen Wilfried Wils acht zichzelf een dichter in wording, maar moet zich tegelijk zien te redden as hulpagent De mooie Yvette wordt verliefd op hem, haar broer Lode is een waaghals die zijn nek uitsteekt voor joden Wilfrieds artistieke ment

The Professor Is In: The Essential Guide To Turning Your Ph.D. Into a Job

The definitive career guide for grad students, adjuncts, post docs and anyone else eager to get tenure or turn their Ph.D into their ideal job Each year tens of thousands of students will, after years of hard work and enormous amounts of money, earn their Ph.D And each year only a small percent