Among the Hidden

Among the Hidden
Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2002-06-12
ISBN 10: 0689848072
ISBN 13: 9780689848070
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Among the Hidden Book Review:

In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke, an illegal third child, has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm in this start to the Shadow Children series from Margaret Peterson Haddix. Luke has never been to school. He's never had a birthday party, or gone to a friend's house for an overnight. In fact, Luke has never had a friend. Luke is one of the shadow children, a third child forbidden by the Population Police. He's lived his entire life in hiding, and now, with a new housing development replacing the woods next to his family's farm, he is no longer even allowed to go outside. Then, one day Luke sees a girl's face in the window of a house where he knows two other children already live. Finally, he's met a shadow child like himself. Jen is willing to risk everything to come out of the shadows—does Luke dare to become involved in her dangerous plan? Can he afford not to?

Among the Betrayed

Among the Betrayed
Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 156
Release: 2002-06-01
ISBN 10: 0689839057
ISBN 13: 9780689839054
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Among the Betrayed Book Review:

Thirteen-year-old Nina is imprisoned by the Population Police, who give her the option of helping them identify illegal "third-born" children, or facing death.

Among the Impostors

Among the Impostors
Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Perfection Learning
Total Pages: 172
Release: 2002-01-01
ISBN 10: 9780756913557
ISBN 13: 0756913551
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Among the Impostors Book Review:

Shadow Children series.

Among the Brave

Among the Brave
Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2010-05-11
ISBN 10: 1439106703
ISBN 13: 9781439106709
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Among the Brave Book Review:

In the aftermath of a crisis that threatens the safety of all shadow children -- illegal third-borns in a society that allows only two children per family -- Trey's friends expect him to take charge -- a function he doesn't want or think he can do. Trey's new role leads him to travel with Luke Garner's brother, Mark, to Population Police headquarters. There he impersonates an officer to try to rescue Luke, who has been taken prisoner. The nonstop adventure puts all three boys in danger and risks exposing the underground movement to help all shadow children. In this, the fifth book in the Shadow Children series, Margaret Peterson Haddix returns to the futuristic setting and compelling characters she created in Among the Hidden. With an adrenaline-fueled plot and surprising twists, Haddix has again crafted a story that is suspenseful until the last page.

Among the Barons

Among the Barons
Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2011-07-26
ISBN 10: 1442443057
ISBN 13: 9781442443051
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Among the Barons Book Review:

In this fourth installment of a series about a society that allows only two children per family, Luke Garner is finally adjusting to his new life at Hendricks School as Lee Grant. While the Grants belong to the highest class of society called the Barons, Luke avoids snobbish affectations and befriends his classmates, who are also illegal thirds. When the real Lee Grant's younger brother arrives at the school, along with his fierce body guard, Luke worries that Smits will expose him to the government. However, Smits has come to enlist Luke's help in discovering how his older brother really died, suspecting that he was murdered. The intrigue and danger grow more acute when both boys are called "home" and Luke discovers that the Grants have plans for him that could turn out to be fatal.

Among the Enemy

Among the Enemy
Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2010-05-11
ISBN 10: 143910672X
ISBN 13: 9781439106723
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Among the Enemy Book Review:

HIDE OR FIGHT? Matthias, an illegal third child, is caught in the cross fire between rebels and the Population Police. When he unwittingly saves a Population Police officer, Matthias is brought to Population Police headquarters to train as an officer himself. There he meets Nina, another third-born who enlists his help in a plot to undermine the Population Police. But Matthias is under constant scrutiny, and he has no idea whom he can trust. What can one boy do against a wicked bureaucracy?

Among the Free

Among the Free
Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 194
Release: 2007-07-24
ISBN 10: 0689857993
ISBN 13: 9780689857997
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Among the Free Book Review:

When thirteen-year-old Luke Garner unwittingly sets off a rebellion which sweeps the country and ousts the Population Police from power, he quickly realizes that the new regime is corrupt and he may hold the only key to true freedom.

Hidden Among the Stars

Hidden Among the Stars
Author: Melanie Dobson
Publsiher: NavPress
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2018-09-04
ISBN 10: 1496417356
ISBN 13: 9781496417350
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hidden Among the Stars Book Review:

From the award-winning author of Catching the Wind, which Publishers Weekly called “unforgettable” and a “must-read,” comes another gripping time-slip novel about hidden treasure, a castle, and ordinary people who resisted evil in their own extraordinary way. The year is 1938, and as Hitler’s troops sweep into Vienna, Austrian Max Dornbach promises to help his Jewish friends hide their most valuable possessions from the Nazis, smuggling them to his family’s summer estate near the picturesque village of Hallstatt. He enlists the help of Annika Knopf, his childhood friend and the caretaker’s daughter, who is eager to help the man she’s loved her entire life. But when Max also brings Luzia Weiss, a young Jewish woman, to hide at the castle, it complicates Annika’s feelings and puts their entire plan—even their very lives—in jeopardy. Especially when the Nazis come to scour the estate and find both Luzia and the treasure gone. Eighty years later, Callie Randall is mostly content with her quiet life, running a bookstore with her sister and reaching out into the world through her blog. Then she finds a cryptic list in an old edition of Bambi that connects her to Annika’s story . . . and maybe to the long-buried story of a dear friend. As she digs into the past, Callie must risk venturing outside the safe world she’s built for a chance at answers, adventure, and maybe even new love.

Code

Code
Author: Charles Petzold
Publsiher: Microsoft Press
Total Pages: 551
Release: 2000-10-11
ISBN 10: 0735638721
ISBN 13: 9780735638723
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Code Book Review:

What do flashlights, the British invasion, black cats, and seesaws have to do with computers? In CODE, they show us the ingenious ways we manipulate language and invent new means of communicating with each other. And through CODE, we see how this ingenuity and our very human compulsion to communicate have driven the technological innovations of the past two centuries. Using everyday objects and familiar language systems such as Braille and Morse code, author Charles Petzold weaves an illuminating narrative for anyone who’s ever wondered about the secret inner life of computers and other smart machines. It’s a cleverly illustrated and eminently comprehensible story—and along the way, you’ll discover you’ve gained a real context for understanding today’s world of PCs, digital media, and the Internet. No matter what your level of technical savvy, CODE will charm you—and perhaps even awaken the technophile within.

The Hidden Life of Girls

The Hidden Life of Girls
Author: Majorie Harness Goodwin
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2008-04-15
ISBN 10: 1405178299
ISBN 13: 9781405178297
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Hidden Life of Girls Book Review:

Winner of the Best Book of 2008 from The International Gender and Language Association In this ground-breaking ethnography of girls on a playground, Goodwin offers a window into their complex social worlds. Combats stereotypes that have dominated theories on female moral development by challenging the notion that girls are inherently supportive of each other Examines the stances that girls on a playground in a multicultural school setting assume and shows how they position themselves in their peer groups Documents the language practices and degradation rituals used to sanction friends and to bully others Part of the Blackwell Studies in Discourse and Culture Series

Uprising

Uprising
Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 346
Release: 2007-09-25
ISBN 10: 1416911715
ISBN 13: 9781416911715
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Uprising Book Review:

In 1927, at the urging of twenty-one-year-old Harriet, Mrs. Livingston reluctantly recalls her experiences at the Triangle Shirtwaist factory, including miserable working conditions that led to a strike, then the fire that took the lives of her two bestfriends, when Harriet, the boss's daughter, was only five years old. Includes historical notes.

Under Their Skin

Under Their Skin
Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2016-01-05
ISBN 10: 1481417606
ISBN 13: 9781481417600
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Under Their Skin Book Review:

From New York Times bestselling author Margaret Peterson Haddix comes the first book in a “crisp, intriguing, and thought-provoking” (Booklist, starred review) new series about twins who are on a quest to discover the secrets being kept by their new family. Nick and Eryn’s mom is getting remarried, and the twelve-year-old twins are skeptical when she tells them their lives won’t change much. Well, yes, they will have to move. And they will have a new stepfather, stepbrother, and stepsister. But Mom tells them not to worry. They won’t ever have to meet their stepsiblings. This news puzzles Nick and Eryn, so the twins set out on a mission to find out who these kids are—and why they’re being kept hidden.

The Hidden History of South Africa s Book and Reading Cultures

The Hidden History of South Africa s Book and Reading Cultures
Author: Archie L. Dick
Publsiher: University of Toronto Press
Total Pages: 216
Release: 2013-03-11
ISBN 10: 1442695080
ISBN 13: 9781442695085
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Hidden History of South Africa s Book and Reading Cultures Book Review:

The Hidden History of South Africa's Book and Reading Cultures shows how the common practice of reading can illuminate the social and political history of a culture. This ground-breaking study reveals resistance strategies in the reading and writing practices of South Africans; strategies that have been hidden until now for political reasons relating to the country's liberation struggles. By looking to records from a slave lodge, women's associations, army education units, universities, courts, libraries, prison departments, and political groups, Archie Dick exposes the key works of fiction and non-fiction, magazines, and newspapers that were read and discussed by political activists and prisoners. Uncovering the book and library schemes that elites used to regulate reading, Dick exposes incidences of intellectual fraud, book theft, censorship, and book burning. Through this innovative methodology, Dick aptly shows how South African readers used reading and books to resist unjust regimes and build community across South Africa's class and racial barriers.

Was the Cat in the Hat Black

Was the Cat in the Hat Black
Author: Philip Nel
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2017-07-06
ISBN 10: 0190635088
ISBN 13: 9780190635084
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Was the Cat in the Hat Black Book Review:

Racism is resilient, duplicitous, and endlessly adaptable, so it is no surprise that America is again in a period of civil rights activism. A significant reason racism endures is because it is structural: it's embedded in culture and in institutions. One of the places that racism hides-and thus perhaps the best place to oppose it-is books for young people. Was the Cat in the Hat Black? presents five serious critiques of the history and current state of children's literature tempestuous relationship with both implicit and explicit forms of racism. The book fearlessly examines topics both vivid-such as The Cat in the Hat's roots in blackface minstrelsy-and more opaque, like how the children's book industry can perpetuate structural racism via whitewashed covers even while making efforts to increase diversity. Rooted in research yet written with a lively, crackling touch, Nel delves into years of literary criticism and recent sociological data in order to show a better way forward. Though much of what is proposed here could be endlessly argued, the knowledge that what we learn in childhood imparts both subtle and explicit lessons about whose lives matter is not debatable. The text concludes with a short and stark proposal of actions everyone-reader, author, publisher, scholar, citizen- can take to fight the biases and prejudices that infect children's literature. While Was the Cat in the Hat Black? does not assume it has all the answers to such a deeply systemic problem, its audacity should stimulate discussion and activism.

Antenna Modeling for Beginners

Antenna Modeling for Beginners
Author: H. Ward Silver
Publsiher: Amer Radio Relay League
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 9780872593961
ISBN 13: 0872593967
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Antenna Modeling for Beginners Book Review:

The Four

The Four
Author: Scott Galloway
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2017-10-03
ISBN 10: 0735213666
ISBN 13: 9780735213661
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Four Book Review:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER USA TODAY BESTSELLER Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google are the four most influential companies on the planet. Just about everyone thinks they know how they got there. Just about everyone is wrong. For all that’s been written about the Four over the last two decades, no one has captured their power and staggering success as insightfully as Scott Galloway. Instead of buying the myths these compa­nies broadcast, Galloway asks fundamental questions. How did the Four infiltrate our lives so completely that they’re almost impossible to avoid (or boycott)? Why does the stock market forgive them for sins that would destroy other firms? And as they race to become the world’s first trillion-dollar company, can anyone chal­lenge them? In the same irreverent style that has made him one of the world’s most celebrated business professors, Galloway deconstructs the strategies of the Four that lurk beneath their shiny veneers. He shows how they manipulate the fundamental emotional needs that have driven us since our ancestors lived in caves, at a speed and scope others can’t match. And he reveals how you can apply the lessons of their ascent to your own business or career. Whether you want to compete with them, do business with them, or simply live in the world they dominate, you need to understand the Four.

The Hidden Curriculum in Health Professional Education

The Hidden Curriculum in Health Professional Education
Author: Frederic W. Hafferty,Joseph F. O'Donnell
Publsiher: Dartmouth College Press
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2015-01-06
ISBN 10: 1611686601
ISBN 13: 9781611686609
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Hidden Curriculum in Health Professional Education Book Review:

The hidden curriculum (HC) in health professional education comprises the organizational and institutional contexts and cultural subtexts that shape how and what students learn outside the formal and intended curriculum. HC includes informal social processes such as role modeling, informal conversations and interactions among faculty and students, and more subterranean forces of organizational life such as the structure of power and privilege and the architectural layout of work environments. For better and sometimes for worse, HC functions as a powerful vehicle for learning and requires serious attention from health professions educators. This volume, of interest to medical and health professionals, educators, and students, brings together twenty-two new essays by experts in various aspects of HC. An introduction and conclusion by the editors contextualizes the essays in the broader history and literature of the field.

The Hidden Face of Rights

The Hidden Face of Rights
Author: Kathryn Sikkink
Publsiher: Yale University Press
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2020-01-07
ISBN 10: 0300233299
ISBN 13: 9780300233292
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Hidden Face of Rights Book Review:

Why we cannot truly implement human rights unless we also recognize human responsibilities When we debate questions in international law, politics, and justice, we often use the language of rights--and far less often the language of responsibilities. Human rights scholars and activists talk about state responsibility for rights, but they do not articulate clear norms about other actors' obligations. In this book, Kathryn Sikkink argues that we cannot truly implement human rights unless we also recognize and practice the corresponding human responsibilities. Focusing on five areas--climate change, voting, digital privacy, freedom of speech, and sexual assault--and providing many examples of on-the-ground initiatives where people choose to embrace a close relationship between rights and responsibilities, Sikkink argues for the importance of responsibilities to any comprehensive understanding of political ethics and human rights.

The Hidden 1970s

The Hidden 1970s
Author: Dan Berger
Publsiher: Rutgers University Press
Total Pages: 303
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 081354873X
ISBN 13: 9780813548739
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Hidden 1970s Book Review:

The 1970s were a complex, multilayered, and critical part of an era of profound societal change and an essential component of the decade before-several of the most iconic events of "the sixties" occurred in the ten years that followed. The Hidden 1970s explores the distinctiveness of those years, when radicals tried to change the world as the world changed around them. Essays trace the struggles from the 1960s through the 1970s, providing insight into the ways that radical social movements shaped American political culture in the 1970s and the many ways they continue to do so today.

Compelling People

Compelling People
Author: John Neffinger,Matthew Kohut
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2013-08-15
ISBN 10: 1101623616
ISBN 13: 9781101623619
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Compelling People Book Review:

Required reading at Harvard Business School and Columbia Business School. Everyone wants to be more appealing and effective, but few believe we can manage the personal magnetism of a Bill Clinton or an Oprah Winfrey. John Neffinger and Matthew Kohut trace the path to influence through a balance of strength (the root of respect) and warmth (the root of affection). Each seems simple, but only a few of us figure out the tricky task of projecting both at once. Drawing on cutting-edge social science research as well as their own work with Fortune 500 executives, members of Congress, TED speakers, and Nobel Prize winners, Neffinger and Kohut reveal how we size each other up—and how we can learn to win the admiration, respect, and affection we desire.