"But we must try to find our True Conscience, our True Self, the very Center, for this is the only first-rate choice-making center. Here lies all originality, talent, honor, truthfulness, courage and cheerfulness. Here lies the ability to choose the good and the grand, the true and the beautiful. "I..
In 1962, Maurice Wilkins, Francis Crick, and James Watson received the Nobel Prize, but it was Rosalind Franklin's data and photographs of DNA that led to their discovery.Brenda Maddox tells a powerful story of a remarkably single-minded, forthright, and tempestuous young woman who, at the age of fi..
It's the first day of kindergarten and Miss Bindergarten is hard at work getting the classroom ready for her twenty-six new students. Meanwhile, Adam Krupp wakes up, Brenda Heath brushes her teeth, and Christopher Beaker finds his sneaker. Miss Bindergarten puts the finishing touches on the room jus..
Coretta Scott King Honor winner Brenda Woods' moving, uplifting story of a girl finally meeting the African American side of her family explores racism and how it feels to be biracial, and celebrates families of all kinds. Violet is biracial, but she lives with her white mother and sister, attends ..
Three women arrive at the local airport, observed by Josh, a Nantucket native home from college for the summer. Burdened with small children, unwieldy straw hats, and some obvious emotional issues, the women-- two sisters and one friend--make their way to the sisters' tiny cottage, inherited from an..
Three women arrive at the local airport, observed by Josh, a Nantucket native home from college for the summer. Burdened with small children, unwieldy straw hats, and some obvious emotional issues, the women--two sisters and one friend--make their way to the sisters' tiny cottage, inherited from an ..
After seven years of marriage, the beautiful Lady Brenda Last has grown bored with life at Hetton Abbey, the Gothic mansion that is the pride and joy of her husband, Tony. She drifts into an affair with the shallow socialite John Beaver and forsakes Tony for the Belgravia set. In a novel that combin..
It's no secret that Harlan Coben's name is synonymous with unrelenting suspense. In this compelling fifth novel in his acclaimed Myron Bolitar series, the unforgettable sports agent agrees to protect basketball star Brenda Slaughter while trying to unravel the tragic riddle of her life. As a big-tim..
From the Newbery-award winning author of Maniac Magee. Mongoose, Brenda, Sonseray, and April have nothing in common...until a mysterious blue card appears as if by magic and begins to change each of their lives. None of them guesses it at first, but that strange blue card will be their ticket to the..
Now in Dragonfly: a lively, empowering story about Brenda's knotted-up, twisted, nappy hair and how it got to be that way Told in the African-American " call and response" tradition, this story leaps off the page, along with vibrant illustrations by Joe Cepeda. Winner of a Parenting Reading Magic A..
(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). 40 enduring favorites are featured in each volume of this series. Due to their popularity and their playability on piano, these songs rank among the top-selling sheet music titles of all-time. Whether you seek new songs to perform, skill-building practice material or j..
A ballet slipper-ey slope Brenda Black prides herself on her logical and orderly mind. She studies anatomy books to get a twelve-year head start on medical school, and she idolizes Leonardo da Vinci. But things go haywire when her spoiled cousin Tiffany comes to visit. At first Brenda tries to ignor..
"AfroSF" is the first ever anthology of Science Fiction by African writers only that was open to submissions from across Africa and abroad. It is comprised of original (previously unpublished) works only, from stellar established and upcoming African writers: Nnedi Okorafor, Sarah Lotz, Tendai Huchu..
From memoir to journalism, personal essays to cultural criticism, this indispensable anthology brings together works from all genres of creative nonfiction, with pieces by fifty contemporary writers including Cheryl Strayed, David Sedaris, Barbara Kingsolver, and more. Selected by five hundred write..
Praise for Saeed Jones: "Jones is the kind of writer who's more than wanted: he's desperately needed."--"FlavorWire" "I get shout-happy when I read these poems; they are the gospel; they are the good news of the sustaining power of imagination, tenderness, and outright joy."--D. A. Powell "Prelude t..
Brenda Schaeffer believes that for many people love is a highly complex and potentially baffling thing. She reveals how intimacy with another can be achieved and differentiates between a range of emotions and ideas that clearly are not 'love'...
Finally a social skills program that covers all the bases Whether it's learning how long one can look at somebody without being accused of staring; how to shift topics, despite one's desire to stick with that all-consuming special interest; how to say no to peer pressure; or dealing with a sensitiv..
You Are Not AloneIn the wake of betrayed intimacy, you may feel nauseated, angry, humiliated, desperate. Why am I not enough for him? Can our marriage be savedand do I even want to try? Will this unbearable ache ever go away? Amid the devastation that follows a spouses sexual disloyalty, you need to..
"e;I warned you Brenda, that's what you get for dating a soldier - heartache. A life of heartache."e; It's an army spouse's worst nightmare. It's what you fear more than anything. But fear cannot prepare you for the reality, or the desperate heartache. I Married a Soldier tells the deeply mo..
Sometimes fame can be fatal...Personal vendettas. Hidden treasure. A monkey named Carl. Stephanie Plum is as fearless as ever in the fourteenth hilarious novel in Janet Evanovich's bestselling Stephanie Plum series. Fearless Fourteen is not to be missed by fans of Harlan Coben and JD Robb. Raves for..
Sage Dunbar is dealt a shattering double blow when she discovers that her fiance has depleted her bank accounts and her father has been having an affair. Reeling with shock, she accepts a job promotion that involves relocating to Anchorage, Alaska. She never expects to cross paths with a man who wil..
Kendall Stark and Birdy Waterman return in a twisted serial killer thriller from the #1New York Timesbestselling author ofIf You Tell. Seduction. Mind control. Murder. These are the weapons that have made Brenda Nevins one of the most wantedand fearedcriminals in the world. Now the notorious serial..
While often greeted with trepidation, the importance of a research project-how it is conducted and its significance to practice-is an essential aspect of nursing and other healthcare arenas. This innovative resource is a user-friendly introduction to evidence-based practice and other types of resear..
From O. Henry to Lilian Jackson Braun, North Carolina has nurtured some of the world's best-known mystery writers. This unique collection of mystery short stories showcases some of North Carolina's best writing talent from the past and the present--some famous, some less well known. Some of the myst..
A gang of pornographers turns kidnapped women into sex slavesand only Hawker can save them Brenda Paulie is fresh out of law school, newly married, and recently pregnant. She's also marked to die. In an affluent neighborhood of Detroit, three masked men burst into Brenda's house, beat her husband se..
Jealousy, greed, and violent revenge are all at the forefront in this page-turner by Brenda Hampton, the queen of girlfriends' drama.Kayla, Evelyn, and Trina have been on-and-off-again girlfriends for many years, but the lines of true friendship have been crossed, the knives that went into another f..
'The modern masterpiece . . . this savvy, comic tale ticks every box' The Daily Telegraph on Charlie Changes into a ChickenWhat happens when you feel stressed? Maybe you start sweating, or your heart beats faster.When Charlie McGuffin gets stressed, something a little bit different happens: he turns..