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Providence has its signature upon everything of value, tangible and intangible.

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Jossey-Bass has produced a wide variety of fine educational publications, and Teach Like a Champion is another quality resource for educators.

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 Ecklund sent surveys, each containing $15, to professors and researchers of the natural and social sciences at various elite higher-education institutions across the United States.

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You might think there aren’t any more good stories left to be told about the sixties.

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From the title of the book, one might think that this will be some sappy tale or series of tales about some ladies and what their favorite dresses mean to them. That is certainly not what you get.

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Ladybug Girl at the Beach is a delightful story about conquering fear of the unknown.

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Can a cook’s shelves hold too many ice cream books? Not with summer looming, and not if there’s still space for The Ciao Bella Book.

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As words for this review materialize upon the screen, Mötley Crüe’s Greatest Hits’ crunches and screams in the background, raucous and direct in the commutation from auditory to written form.

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 (Little, Brown and Company, September 2006) The Beautiful Fall has been classified “pop culture” but it is more much a chronicle of the parallel lives of two of the most famous designers of

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In 1997, one bad decision environmental science writer and adventurer Jon Turk made during his 25 years of backcountry skiing triggered an avalanche that nearly did to him what kayaking and sailing

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Spider Silk: Evolution and 400 Million Years of Spinning, Waiting, Snagging, and Mating is an interesting, well-researched book about the history and development of spiders.

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In many ways, The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook couldn’t be more perfectly timed.

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Few of us who live “in the lower 48” have any idea about what it is like to live in Alaska.

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“Better bring your own redemption when you come/
To the barricades of Heaven where I’m from . . .”
—Jackson Browne

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This begins as an excellent biography of a woman who might have remained unknown but for a miracle of medicine.

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The question that the title of this book inspires—Did baseball grow out of cricket?—receives a clear answer here: no, the two games are “sporting cousins.”

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“Cancel my subscription to the resurrection/
Send my credentials to the house of detention/
I got some friends inside.”
—The Doors (“When the Music’s Over”)

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Eloquent Books, June 2009

A Picture Book That Encourages Children to Believe In Themselves

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Keep Your Wives Away from Them is a must-have addition to any feminist scholar of religion’s bookshelf.

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Despite our economic malaise, one industry has emerged and continues to thrive: the publication of books about our economic malaise.

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