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|Author||: Tanna Marshall|
|Total Pages||: 172|
|Genre||: Body, Mind & Spirit|
Download Living Peacefully in a Big City Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Tanna Marshall's book is the must-have survival guide for all big city dwellers and beyond. I love this book and feel certain it will help millions of readers across the country. No Buts about It! Eddie Conner, Author Kicking the Big BUT Syndrome, Radio Host Living Peacefully in a Big City is long overdue. It helps you make sense out of a chaotic world, no matter where you live! Victor Benoun, Author of The Lemonade Stand On The Corner, How To Start A Successful Business After 50 Tanna Marshall has created a practical, informative and entertaining guide that will not only allow you to experience a greater sense of peace, it will change the way you move through the world and the quality of your life! Erika Morrell, Soul Mate MediumTM Author of Love is Spooky, Radio Host and Columnist Living Peacefully is a personal journey that takes the reader step-by-step on the road to inner peace. John Livesay, author of The 7 Most Powerful Selling Secrets "Tanna Marshall has written an easily accessible, amazingly helpful and simple to apply tool kit of ideas to help us free the mind, heal the soul and open ourselves to a life of peace and power." - Mary Manin Morrissey - Author of Building Your Field of Dreams, Marymm.com Living Peacefully in a Big City: A Guide to Maintaining Your Sanity, Health, and Happiness by Tanna Marshall examines a wide range of environmental, physical, spiritual, and emotional concerns we all face living in an urban environment. It offers hands-on, holistic, and natural healing solutions to waylay those concerns and promote a healthy, happy life. Author Marshall, with eighteen years experience researching healing modalities and health, has written a book that is impeccably researched and intuitively laid out so that readers can find the information they need quickly and effectively. This practical and handy guide is filled with healing regimens, along with the wisdom of the ages. If you live in a big city, or an urban environment, and face the typical, day-to-day stressors of city life, then this is a book that will calm your nerves, relieve your anxieties, and heal your soul, and you wont even have to buy a plane ticket to Hawaii, you can just stay right at home. This work is sure to be a valued addition to any personal how-to library.
|Author||: H. V. Savitch|
|Publsiher||: SAGE Publications|
|Total Pages||: 272|
Download Big City Politics in Transition Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
This volume examines how government and administration in America's largest cities have changed between 1960 and 1990. Each chapter traces demographic and economic changes over this vital, and at times turbulent, thirty year period explaining what those changes mean for politics, policies and the general quality of life. Analytic and comparative chapters extract patterns and variations which emerge from the city profiles. Each profile addresses common issues in socio-economic, coalitional, institutional, process, values and policy changes in the following American cities: Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Atlanta, Miami, New Orleans, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle.
|Author||: Phyllis Kester|
|Publsiher||: Wipf and Stock Publishers|
|Total Pages||: 170|
Download Historic Church Serves Big City Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Historic Church Serves Big City explores what a small congregation can do with the blend of developmental leadership and societal needs within their own backyard. Each chapter traces specific historical needs in Denver that were addressed with educational or healthcare solutions. The book also reveals the interweaving of the church’s internal spiritual nurturing melded with the external vocation of the church at work in the world.
|Author||: О. Генри|
|Genre||: Foreign Language Study|
Download Big City Stories Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
В этом издании неадаптированные тексты блистательных рассказов американского юмориста смогут читать даже те, кто пока не очень хорошо знает английский. К каждой странице текста дается словарь самых нужных слов и краткие грамматические комментарии. С их помощью читатели легко уследят за сюжетом и сами не заметят, как освоят немало новых слов и устойчивых выражений, научатся увереннее употреблять грамматические конструкции и без проблем доберутся до финала.Книга предназначена для тех, кто изучает английский язык на продолжающем уровне и стремится к его совершенствованию.
|Author||: Sara Lawson|
|Total Pages||: 96|
|Genre||: Crafts & Hobbies|
Download Big City Bags Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Ready to move beyond basic bags and totes? Now you can create sophisticated handbags and totes with a modern look. Learn a variety of intermediate to advanced techniques--from installing zippers and magnetic snaps to creating adjustable straps--and find detailed info on selecting the right interfacing, stabilizer, or batting for any project. Choose from 12 new designer-style bags and purses--alternate colorways provide additional inspiration Make use of clearly illustrated, well-tested patterns for sewing attractive bags Add stylish design elements that make your bags stand out: piping, three-dimensional pockets, fabric pleats, and more
|Author||: Michael Fullan|
|Publsiher||: Teachers College Press|
|Total Pages||: 178|
Download Big City School Reforms Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Big cities have struggled to improve public school systems. This book shows why—and offers a framework for achieving future success. Fullan and Boyle, internationally renowned thinkers on school change, demonstrate that while the educational challenges of big cities may be overwhelming, they are not insurmountable. They draw on ten years’ of research to identify six essential “push” and “pull” actions that enable big school systems to improve student achievement. Leaders must push to challenge the status quo, convey a high sense of urgency, and have the courage needed to intervene. But they need to also pull together to create a commonly-owned strategy, develop professional power, and attend to sustainability. Examining three major cities—New York, Toronto, and London—through the decade of 2002–2012, this book weaves case studies with careful analysis and recommendations to hone in on which policies and strategies work best to raise the bar for all students and reduce the gap for the disadvantaged. Big-City School Reforms offers invaluable advice to those leading the next phase of school reform in cities around the world. This is an eminently practical book that focuses on big problems and big solutions. “This encouraging book draws on the recent experiences of New York, London, and Toronto to identify what it takes to transform big-city school systems. It recognises their complexities without being overawed by them. By concentrating on the factors that seem to matter most, it offers real hope that we can now tackle some of the key issues that have frustrated reform efforts in the past.” —Geoff Whitty, director emeritus, Institute of Education, University of London, UK "Fullan and Boyle present a compelling framework for motivating and sustaining improvement in large urban school districts. The authors’ premise that system leaders must optimally balance push and pull strategies serves as an important lesson to school-level leaders as well.” —Sandra J. Stein, education and leadership consultant “In this important new book, Fullan and Boyle answer the most important question facing the leaders of the world's major cities: what will it take to significantly improve the quality of public education? Through a sophisticated analysis of the policies pursued in New York, Toronto, and London, the authors make it possible for us to see why some cities are making more progress than others. Their clear and compelling insights couldn't be more relevant and timely.” —Pedro A. Noguera, Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Development, Executive Director, Metropolitan Center for Urban Education, New York University Michael Fullan, Order of Canada, is professor emeritus of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Alan Boyle is director of Leannta Education Associates where he designs professional learning for education leaders.
|Author||: Mark Leslie|
|Publsiher||: Stark Publishing|
|Total Pages||: 424|
Download Fright Nights Big City Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
STOP SPREADING THE NEWS THERE'S NO LEAVING TODAY Not when the Big Apple comes under attack from an infectious worm threatening to rot it, and the entire nation, to the core. Michael Andrews thought he'd found the perfect woman. A companion whose own powers neutralize his werewolf curse and bring the balance he has always wanted. But his plans on settling down and giving up the vigilante lifestyle are fleeting. The hatred, the fear, and the monstrous attacks on innocent civilians grow and spread as supernatural monsters roam the city streets at night. The neo-Nazi Proud Fighters for America have already seeped their way across the continent and have nefarious plans for the city that never sleeps. With Michael's powers nullified in Lex's presence, the couple is forced to divide in their attempt to conquer, and Michael turns to his ex-girlfriend's knowledge of the occult and an ally he thought was his enemy to fight this rising evil. But will three supernatural humans and one paranormal scholar be enough to vanquish the growing legion of evil?
|Author||: Jackie Lau|
|Publsiher||: Jackie Lau Books|
|Total Pages||: 240|
Download Her Big City Neighbor Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
First in series freebie! A grumpy/sunshine rom-com. When small-town engineer Amy Sharpe inherits a house in Toronto, she decides it’s the perfect opportunity to start over and go back to school. Away from the family that takes her for granted, away from the ex who expected so much and gave little in return. The new Amy enjoys wandering around the city and frequenting bubble tea shops, German beer halls, dim sum restaurants, and coffee bars serving Japanese pastries. She has a roommate with the same name as her favorite fictional character, and a group of friends who meet at a cider bar every couple of weeks. The new Amy is also in lust with her brooding, tattooed next-door neighbor, Victor Choi, who is far from friendly but looks really hot cutting the grass without a shirt. Too bad the grass doesn’t grow faster. As she starts telling him about her daily adventures—and as a little kissing in the garden becomes a regular activity—Amy begins to feel more than lust. But she fears she’s falling into her old patterns in relationships and refuses to let herself be underappreciated again. Is Victor really more than a hot fling? And what’s he hiding behind that grumpy exterior? * * * KEYWORDS: interracial romance, Asian hero, Toronto, rom-com, romantic comedy, contemporary romance, steamy romance, grumpy sunshine, opposites attract, neighbors, big city romance, Canadian romance, happy ending, no cliffhanger
|Author||: D. L. Miller|
|Publsiher||: Fox Chapel Publishing|
|Total Pages||: 48|
|Genre||: Juvenile Nonfiction|
Download BigFoot Goes on Big City Adventures Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Can you spot BigFoot in the big city? “Kids will love the stimulating puzzles of discovery and adventure in BigFoot Seek and Find books.” —Berger’s Book Reviews Shy and reclusive, BigFoot spends most of his time in the deep dark woods, rarely spotted by humankind. But sometimes he comes out of hiding and heads for one of his favorite big cities! Sharpen your search and find skills by locating him at his favorite metropolis. It won’t be easy. BigFoot is visiting ten exciting destinations, from Chicago and Sydney to Prague, Shanghai, Edinburgh, and more. This book presents each urban oasis as a visual puzzle, teeming with people and creatures. Your task is not only to find BigFoot and his legendary footprint, but also more than five hundred other unusual and sometimes unexpected personalities and objects. Fun facts and pictures accompany each scene to help you learn more about the world’s most popular cities. “[A] wonderfully entertaining interactive series.” —The Children’s Book Review This is a fixed-format ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book
|Author||: Haomin Gong|
|Publsiher||: University of Hawaii Press|
|Total Pages||: 201|
|Genre||: Literary Criticism|
Download Uneven Modernity Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Postsocialist China is marked by paradoxes: economic boom, political conservatism, cultural complexity. Haomin Gong’s dynamic study of these paradoxes, or “unevenness,” provides a unique and seminal approach to contemporary China. Reading unevenness as a problem and an opportunity simultaneously, Gong investigates how this dialectical social situation shapes cultural production. He begins his investigation of “uneven modernity” in China by constructing a critical framework of unevenness among different theoretical schools and expounding on how dialectical thinking points to a metaphysical paradox in capitalism and modernity: the inevitable tension between a constant pursuit of infinite fullness and a break of fullness (unevenness) as the means of this pursuit. In the Chinese context, this paradox is created in the “uneven developmentalism” that most manifestly characterizes the postsocialist period. Gong goes on to investigate manifestations of the dialectics of unevenness in specific cultural events. Four case studies address respectively but not exclusively literature (the prose of Yu Qiuyu), popular fiction (Chi Li’s neorealist fiction), commercial cinema (the movies of Feng Xiaogang), and art-house cinema (Wang Xiaoshuai’s filmmaking). Representing different aspects of cultural production in postsocialist China, these writers and directors deal with the same social condition of uneven development, and their works clearly exhibit the problematics of this age. Uneven Modernity makes a significant contribution to the burgeoning field of China studies as well as the study of uneven development in general. It addresses some of the most popular, yet understudied, cultural phenomena in contemporary China. Specialists and students will find its insights admirable and its style accessible.
|Author||: Dorothy Stokvis|
|Total Pages||: 57|
Download The Rose the Thorn Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Poems that bubble with rhyme and reason Perfect for reading aloud to young and old Modern issues in traditional, accessible forms Do you miss poems that have rhyme and rhythm? 1'hen this is the book for you. The poems in The Rose and the Thorn explore the contemporary problems ofmodcrn life and translate them into familiar torins that we can read and understand. In language that is clear and concise, Dorothy Stokvis explores the joys and sorrows of living a full life with a healthy outlook and a generous dose of humor and goodwill. Whether she is writing about family members, co-workers, or a cockroach, there is a genuine and unabashed openness to the thrills and travails of being a human on this planet. From the whimsical Old Miss Rose and her twenty- seven toes to the somber A Young Soldier's Prayerful Lament, these poems present entertaining and thought-provoking glimpses into the world we live in.
|Author||: Richard V. Crume|
|Total Pages||: 254|
Download Urban Health Issues Exploring the Impacts of Big City Living Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Living in an urban environment can have a major influence—both positive and negative—on one's physical health and mental well-being. This book examines more than 20 key issues related to city living and what's being done to address them. • Focuses on an area of public health that is of increasing importance, as urbanization rates continue to rise around the world • Provide real-world insights for readers through interviews with experts working in urban areas across the globe • Illustrates in city case studies how particular metropolitan areas around the world are working to address particular urban health issues • Offers readers living in cities practical suggestions for staying healthy and avoiding urban hazards such as air and noise pollution
|Author||: Jennifer Weiner|
|Publsiher||: Simon and Schuster|
|Total Pages||: 336|
|Genre||: Juvenile Fiction|
Download Little Bigfoot Big City Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner comes the second book in the “smartly crafted” (BCCB) and “heartwarming” (School Library Journal) trilogy about friendship, furry creatures, and finding the place where you belong. Twelve-year-old Alice Mayfair has a secret. She’s not human. But who—or what—is she? While Alice goes in search of her past, her best friend Millie Maximus, a tiny Bigfoot with a big voice, prepares for her future. Together they plan to sneak off to New York City, where Millie hopes to audition for The Next Stage, the TV show she’s sure will rocket her to stardom and free her from the suffocating expectations of her tribe. Meanwhile Jeremy Bigelow’s Bigfoot research has put him on the radar of a shadowy government organization led by a mysterious man named Trip Carruthers. The Bigfoots have something, a chemical so powerful and dangerous that the government will do anything to obtain it. And Jeremy is tasked with securing it once and for all. In an unexpected twist of fate, Jeremy, Alice, and Millie find themselves facing off at a crossroads. But in order to determine where they’re going, they have to first figure out where they come from—and draw the line between what is good, what is evil, and what it means to be a hero.