This book offers friendly guidance on how to work with adult learners to develop their numeracy and mathematics skills. It brings together current research and practice on teaching adult numeracy into one handy volume and covers the major issues faced by teachers of adult numeracy such as current po..
This accessible book takes a unique person-centred approach to working with older people and provides an introduction to the legislation, policy, theory and research needed by social workers. The authors explore the experience of being an older person and how practitioners can work to make positive ..
Interprofessional working is one of the key subjects taught across early years, education, health and social care programmes, as a result of the move towards a more integrated practice for children. Written by a multi-professional team of contributors and grounded by their experience in interprofess..
On every page the work of the community nurse shines through. Exercises, a reflective commentary and case studies provide an integral link between the real world of practice and the underpinning knowledge and critical thinking necessary to become an effective and evidence-based community nurse. This..
Mental health is a fundamental public health priority, and this stimulating and comprehensive book brings together all of the key issues to offer an overview for students and practitioners alike. Written by a team of leading international experts, the book summarizes the evidence base and asks the k..
Elaine Aspinwall-Roberts is a Senior Lecturer in Adult Social Care at Liverpool John Moores University, UK. She is a qualified social worker and was previously a local authority team manager. She has worked extensively with older people, people with physical disabilities and people with learning dis..
Reviews of the previous edition: "e;Dementia care has come of age with this book. It will provide knowledge, encouragement and motivation to a hard-pressed workforce."e;Mary Marshall OBE, Emeritus Professor, University of Stirling, Scotland"e;It's an admirably comprehensive and user-frie..
Plagiarism is a serious problem in higher education, and one that the majority of university teachers have encountered. This book provides the skills and resources that university teachers and learning and development support staff need in order to tackle it. As a complex issue that requires thought..
This exciting new book provides an overview of fifteen different contemporary social work practice settings, spanning across the statutory, voluntary, private and third sectors. It serves as the perfect introduction to the various roles social workers can have and the numerous places they can work, ..
This handy textbook offers a one-stop compendium on teaching the extensive range of primary foundation subjects. It takes an innovative 'three lens' approach which considers the Identity and Pedagogy of each of the foundation subjects, as well as presenting a Toolkit of teaching activities. This u..
The bestselling author of Cod, Salt, and The Big Oyster has enthralled readers with his incisive blend of culinary, cultural, and social history. Now, in his most colorful, personal, and important book to date, Mark Kurlansky turns his attention to a disappearing way of life: fishinghow it has thriv..
How do you define the good life? For many, success is measured not by health and happiness but by financial wealth. But such a worldview overlooks the important things in life: personal contentment, family time, spirituality, and the health of the planet and those living on it. A preoccupation with ..
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFromJeff Shaara comes the riveting final installment in the Civil War series that began with A Blaze of Glory and continued in A Chain of Thunder and The Smoke at Dawn. November 1864: As the Civil War rolls into its fourth bloody year, the tide has turned decidedly in favor..
Oliver Sacks has always been fascinated by islands--their remoteness, their mystery, above all the unique forms of life they harbor. For him, islands conjure up equally the romance of Melville and Stevenson, the adventure of Magellan and Cook, and the scientific wonder of Darwin and Wallace.Drawn to..
'Meg Cabot is chick-lit royalty' Newsweek One of Bustle's Best Books of 2020Welcome to Little Bridge, one of the most beautiful islands in the Florida Keys, home to sandy white beaches, salt-rimmed margaritas and sizzling romance . . .Love has a way of sneaking up when least expected . . . Molly Mon..
The New York Times bestselling he-said/she-said rock n' roll romance that inspired the motion picture starring Michael Cera (Juno, Arrested Development) and Kat Dennings (Thor, TV's 2 Broke Girls)! "e;I know this is going to sound strange, but would you mind being my girlfriend for the next five..
Winner of the 2010 John Newbery MedalFour mysterious letters change Miranda's world forever.By sixth grade, Miranda and her best friend, Sal, know how to navigate their New York City neighborhood. They know where it's safe to go, like the local grocery store, and they know whom to avoid, like the cr..
The story of biracial twin sistersone black, one whiteand the summer that tests their strong bond,from the author of Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Author Award-winner Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything in It. When Minerva and Keira King were born, they made headlines: Keira is b..
Read the fifth book in the New York Times bestselling The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series, perfect for fans of The Maze Runner and Percy Jackson and the Olympians.The twins of prophecy have been divided--the end has begun.Alcatraz:Although their ally Dr. John Dee has been declared utl..
The Waking Darkis ';a horror story worthy of Stephen King' (Booklist) and ';a book you won't soon forget' (Cassandra Clare, author of the Mortal Instruments series)perfect for readers of Gillian Flynn and Rick Yancey. They called it the killing day. Twelve people murdered, in the space of a few hou..
Now batting clean-upbook #4 in a new early chapter book mystery series where each book is set in a different American ballpark! Houston, we have a problem! Before a game at the Astros' ballpark, Mike and Kate get to meet astronaut commander Nick Rice at the nearby Houston Space Center. He's planning..
';De la Pea has created a rare thing: a plot-driven YA with characters worthy of a John Green novel.'-Entertainment Weekly review of The Living, A- ';Action is first and foremost. . . . De la Pea can uncork delicate but vivid scenes.' The New York Times review of The LivingThe sequel to The Living,..
Bestselling sportswriter John Feinstein exposes the big money and back-room deals that pervade college-basketball recruiting in this fast-break young adult novel. Terrell Jamerson is the #1 high school basketball player in the country. His team is poised to win State, top colleges are lining up to ..
A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American history from the Pulitzer-winning American historian, Joseph Ellis. The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country's founding. While the thirteen colonies came together and agreed to secede from..
Written from a strikingly fresh perspective, this new account of the Boston Tea Party and the origins of the American Revolution shows how a lethal blend of politics, personalities, and economics led to a war that few people welcomed but nobody could prevent. In this powerful but fair-minded narrati..
John Banville, the Man Booker Prizewinning author of The Sea and Ancient Light, now gives us a new novelat once trenchant, witty, and shatteringabout the intricacies of artistic creation, about theft, and about the ways in which we learn to possess one another, and to hold on to ourselves.Equally se..
Sonchai Jitpleecheepthe brash and beguiling Royal Thai Police Force detective who has been our guide through John Burdett's five previous acclaimed Bangkok novelsis back. The former monk and devout Buddhist, forever battling to protect his karma from the assaults of morally compromising cases, is no..
In 1838, settlers moving west forced the great Cherokee Nation, and their chief John Ross, to leave their home land and travel 1,200 miles to Oklahoma. An epic story of friendship, war, hope, and betrayal...
Fascists, Brownshirts, jackbooted stormtrooperssuch are the insults typically hurled at conservatives by their liberal opponents. Calling someone a fascist is the fastest way to shut them up, defining their views as beyond the political pale. But who are the real fascists in our midst?Liberal Fascis..
New York Times bestselling author Sally Jenkins and distinguished Harvard professor John Stauffer mine a nearly forgotten piece of Civil War history and strike gold in this surprising account of the only Southern county to secede from the Confederacy.The State of Jones is a true story about the Sout..
The kids and their favorite teacher from Because of Mr. Terupt and Mr. Terupt Falls Again return for a third book in the funny, warmhearted series for fans of Wonder. Seventh grade was going to be awesome. The only thing missing was Mr. Terupt.The kids from Mr. Terupt's fifth- and sixth-grade class..
This unforgettable new voice in contemporary YA is perfect for fans of John Green, Libba Bray, and Jennifer Niven. ';Like nothing you've read before.' Bustle.com ';Darkly funny and deeply moving. An original, memorable voice.' Jennifer L. Holm, New York Times bestselling author ';A wildly funny c..
Imaginative fiction from Neil Gaiman, Karen Russell, Daniel H. Wilson, and more, selected by New York Times-bestselling author Joe Hill.Science fiction and fantasy enjoy a long literary tradition, stretching from Mary Shelley, H. G. Wells, and Jules Verne to Ray Bradbury, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Will..
';An electrifying Victorian ghost story' fromthe International Horror Guild Award-winning author ofThe Asylum(TheSeattle Times). ';Sell the Hall unseen; burn it to the ground and plow the earth with salt, if you will; but never live there . . .' Constance Langton grows up in a household marked by d..
Literary criticism from the Nobel Prize winner on subjects from Dante to Dickens.Some one said: ';The dead writers are remote from us because we know so much more than they did.' Precisely, and they are that which we know. Celebrated poet and playwright T. S. Eliot was one of the twentieth century'..
"e;A literary knockout with the loudest of beating hearts."e; John Corey Whaley, Printz Award winner of Where Things Come BackOlivia has spent her whole life struggling to escape her dead mother's shadow. But when her father can't even look at her because Olivia reminds him of her mother, an..
The Journals of Sylvia Plath offers an intimate portrait of the author of the extraordinary poems for which Plath is so widely loved, but it is also characterized by a prose of vigorous immediacy which places it alongside The Bell Jar as a work of literature. These exact and complete transcriptions ..
In this new collection Paul Muldoon goes back to the essential meaning of the term 'lyric' -a short poem sung to the accompaniment of a musical instrument. These words are written for music, assuredly, with half an ear to Yeats's ballad-singing porter drinkers and half to Cole Porter-and indeed..
A Messiah of the Last Days (1974) was C. J. Driver's fourth novel. A profound meditation on politics and a complex portrait of English society, it is also fast-paced and suspenseful. Its narrator is Tom Grace, a pragmatic, efficient London barrister with a comfortable life. But his ordered ..
In one of his Independent pieces Miles Kington once referred to a volume of Edward Lear's limericks translated into French. Not an easy task, you might think, and in translating Alphonse Allais into English, Miles Kington set himself a similar challenge. He carried it off with panache. As Max Harris..
Spectacular crime debut, for fans of Karin Slaughter and Stephen KingLonglisted for the CWA John Creasey (New Blood) DaggerA Financial Times Crime Book of the Year (2015)CANYON COUNTY, HALLOWEEN 1983Bobbi Lomax was the first to die, the bomb killed the prom queen on her own front lawn.Just moments l..
Six London friends, whose lives and work are overshadowed by a demanding film producer, flee the country for a weekend to escape his clutches.Safely ensconced in a hotel in Amsterdam, the uneasy equilibrium that has existed between them is joyously exposed as the alcohol starts to flow.John Osborne'..
This play ran at the National Theatre, London, throughout 1978 and the New York production in the autumn of 1982 was equally well received. In counterpointing the experiences of an Englishwoman helping the French Resistance during the war with her life in the following twenty years, the author offer..
An essential, refreshingly accessible guide to Greek and Roman drama containing entries for forty plays by all the major dramatists in the classical world - Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Menander, Plautus, Terence and Seneca.Features include:* Playwright biographies* Syn..
Writers like to elude their public, lead them a bit of a dance. They take them down untrodden paths, land them in unknown country where they have to ask for directions.In this personal anthology, Alan Bennett has chosen over seventy poems by six well-loved poets, discussing the writers and their ver..
In New Orleans, Texas Ranger John Q is out of his jurisdiction, and possibly out of his depth. It seems everyone in Louisiana wants to send him home, and every time he asks questions there's trouble: from the pharmacist to the detective running scared to the pimp who turned to him as a last resort. ..
Spanning the 1950s to the 70s, the plays capture the rebellious mood of a post-war generation growing up to a backdrop of James Dean, Elvis, sharp-suited glamour, hope and despair.John Byrne takes the slab room he worked in and makes it pure theatre: the scams, the dreams, the aloof but gorgeous gir..
Her Again is an intimate look at the artistic coming-of-age of the greatest actress of her generation, from the homecoming float at her suburban New Jersey high school to her star-making roles in The Deer Hunter, Manhattan, and Kramer vs. Kramer. The book charts Meryl Streep's heady rise to stard..
At the bitter end of the 1960s, after surviving multiple assassination attempts, President John F. Kennedy has created a vast federal agency, the Psych Corps, dedicated to maintaining the nation's mental hygiene by any means necessary. Soldiers returning from Vietnam have their battlefield traum..
When the American bomber crashed in the jungles of enemy-held Sumatra, the survivors faced the perils of a completely unknown world...and the RAF colonel who had flown with them as observer seemed to compound their danger by going mad - stripping to a loincloth and throwing away his weapons except f..
'The definitive account of a sensational trade' Michael Lewis, author of The Big ShortAutumn 2008. The world's finances collapse but one man makes a killing.John Paulson, a softly spoken hedge-fund manager who still took the bus to work, seemed unlikely to stake his career on one big gamble. But he ..
During four years in session, Vatican Council II held television audiences rapt with its elegant, magnificently choreographed public ceremonies, while its debates generated front-page news on a near-weekly basis. By virtually any assessment, it was the most important religious event of the twentieth..
At his death in 2010, the Anglo-American analytic philosopher John Haugeland left an unfinished manuscript summarizing his life-long engagement with Heidegger’s Being and Time. As illuminating as it is iconoclastic, Dasein Disclosed is not just Haugeland’s Heidegger—this sweeping r..
Barber shows how arguments for states' rights from John C. Calhoun to the present offend common sense, logic, and bedrock constitutional principles. The Constitution is a charter of positive benefits, not a contract among separate sovereigns whose function is to protect people from the central gover..
A New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoiceIn 1858, challenger Abraham Lincoln debated incumbent Stephen Douglas seven times in the race for a U.S. Senate seat from Illinois. More was at stake than slavery in those debates. In Lincoln's Tragic Pragmatism, John Burt contends that the very legitimacy..
A renowned philosopher argues that singular causation in the mind is not grounded in general patterns of causation, a claim on behalf of human distinctiveness, which has implications for the future of social robots.A blab droid is a robot with a body shaped like a pizza box, a pair of treads, and a ..
A leading psychologist explains why nearly all of us-including many of those who are persecuted and powerless-so often defend the social systems that cause misery and injustice.Why do we so often defend the very social systems that are responsible for injustice and exploitation? In A Theory of Syste..
The surprising history of the scientific method-from an evolutionary account of thinking to a simple set of steps-and the rise of psychology in the nineteenth century.The idea of a single scientific method, shared across specialties and teachable to ten-year-olds, is just over a hundred years old. F..
A disturbing in-depth expose of the antidemocratic practices of despotic governments now sweeping the world.One day they'll be like us. That was once the West's complacent and self-regarding assumption about countries emerging from poverty, imperial rule, or communism. But many have hardened into so..
Two preeminent legal scholars explain what tort law is all about and why it matters, and describe their own view of tort's philosophical basis: civil recourse theory.Tort law is badly misunderstood. In the popular imagination, it is "e;Robin Hood"e; law. Law professors, meanwhile, mostly dis..