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The Double Daring Book for Girls

Author : Andrea J. Buchanan
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New York Times Bestselling Authors! The follow up to the bestselling phenomenon The Daring Book for Girls—an even more daring guide to everything from making a raft to learning how to play football to the art of the Japanese Tea Ceremony. In response to the resounding success of The Daring Book for Girls comes a second volume with all original material that promises to be full of even more daring adventure than the first. Girls will learn how to surf, horseback riding tips, April Fools Day history and pranks, how to make a labyrinth, how to sing, all about cowgirls, and how to organize a croquet tournament. Just as packed with creative and exciting material as the original, but twice as fun, this book will be beloved by all Daring fans everywhere.

The Daring Book for Girls

Author : Andrea J. Buchanan
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The Daring Book for Girlsis the manual for everything that girls need to know—and that doesn't mean sewing buttonholes! Whether it's female heroes in history, secret note-passing skills, science projects, friendship bracelets, double dutch, cats cradle, the perfect cartwheel or the eternal mystery of what boys are thinking, this book has it all. But it's not just a guide to giggling at sleepovers—although that's included, of course! Whether readers consider themselves tomboys, girly-girls, or a little bit of both, this book is every girl's invitation to adventure.

The Covenant Abram s Daughters Book 1

Author : Beverly Lewis
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Book 1 of Abram's Daughters series from bestselling author Beverly Lewis. Years of secrecy bind the tiny community of Gobbler's Knob together more than the present inhabitants know, and the Plain folk who farm the land rarely interact with the fancy locals. So when Sadie is beguiled by a dark-haired English boy, it is Sadie's younger sister, Leah, who suffers from her sister's shameful loss of innocence. And what of Leah's sweetheart, Jonas Mast, sent to Ohio under the Bishop's command? Drawn into an incomprehensible pact with her older sister, Leah finds her dreams spinning out of control, even as she clings desperately to the promises of God. The Covenant begins a powerful Lancaster portrait of the power of family and the miracle of hope.

Criss Cross Double Cross

Author : Norma Charles
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Ten-year-old Sophie LaGrange uses her comic-book alter ego to combat the drudgery of her life in 1949 British Columbia, and adventures ensue as the school year begins.

Bad Girls

Author : Jacqueline Wilson
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Mandy has been picked on at school for as long as she can remember. That's why she is delighted when the daring and full-of-fun Tanya picks her as a friend. Mandy's mom isn't so happy: she thinks Tanya is a bad girl and a bad influence. Mandy is sure Tanya can only get her out of trouble, not into it. But is she wrong?

Female Delinquency From Childhood To Young Adulthood

Author : Rolf Loeber
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This Brief fills a gap in criminological literature, as there are few empirically-based studies on delinquency of adolescent girls. It provides results of a longitudinal study, The Pittsburgh Girls Study (PGS), which includes 2,451 girls, followed annually from age 10-19, the ages when criminal behavior tends to emerge. This study provides the most extensive and comprehensive investigation into the criminal offending and self-reported trajectories of offending of PGS participants, along with an in-depth examination of other criminal career dimensions. In five chapters, this short volume reviews the limited extent of girls' delinquency literature, presents data on girls' offending patterns (onset, persistence, specialization, and desistence), provides insights on gender differences by comparison with the Pittsburgh Youth Study, which focused on male offenders, and explores the theoretical and practical implications of the results. By understanding the origins and onset of criminal behavior in girls, researchers can begin to understand effective interventions and crime prevention. This Brief will be of interest to researchers in criminology and criminal justice, as well as related fields such as sociology, public policy, and psychology.

Jacqueline Wilson Double Decker

Author : Jacqueline Wilson
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Double Act Ruby and Garnet are ten-year-old twins. They're identical, and they do EVERYTHING together, especially since their mother died three years earlier - but they couldn't be more different. Bossy, bouncy, funny Ruby loves to take charge, and is desperate to be a famous actress, while quiet, sensitive, academic Garnet loves nothing more than to curl up with one of her favourite books. And when everything around the twins is changing so much, can being a double act work for ever? Bad Girls Shy, mild Mandy has been bullied at school for as long as she can remember. That's why she is delighted when cheeky, daring, full-of-fun Tanya picks her as a friend. Mum isn't happy - she thinks Tanya's a BAD GIRL and a bad influence on her daughter. But Mandy loves spending time with her brilliant new friend, and is sure Tanya can only get her out of trouble, not into it . . . or could she?

The Danger in Daring a Lady

Author : Emma Locke
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A WAGER HE CAN'T AFFORD TO LOSEDevil-may-care rogue Lord Darius Alexander can't resist a wager. When a game of cards is suggested at the remote inn where he's stopped for the night, he antes up his family's savings, certain his Town bronze will give him the advantage. He never expects to lose his fortune to the irritatingly confident, uncommonly beautiful hoyden daring to play with the men. ...Nor does he expect to lose his heart.A WOMAN HE DOESN'T DESERVE TO WINCaitlin Hart is known for her good sense. When a ridiculous reprobate tosses his savings onto the gaming table, she doesn't hesitate to divest him of it. But Lord Dare won't accept defeat like a gentleman. He suggests a compromise, and before long the handsome scoundrel is working back his losses on her small farm. But her neatly plowed fields might be too close for her heart's content, for soon she finds herself wondering if she can dare him to stay forever when the last of his coin is tucked safely into his pocket.

Karaoke Capitalism

Author : Jonas Ridderstrale
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An irreverent, eye-opening, and incisive guide to the social and cultural forces affecting business today--and how to navigate them successfully.

The Encyclopedia of Film

Author : James Monaco
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A collection for laypersons and experts alike, this authoritative work includes biographies of the stars, producers, directors, writers, technical information, and more

My Little Pony Rainbow Dash and the Double Dare

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Join Rainbow Dash and her friends in an exciting My Little Pony adventure. Rainbow Dash is a huge fan of the Daring Do book series, but when the newest book comes out, she's not alone. Suddenly, every pony in Ponyville is reading the books! To prove she's the ultimate fan, Rainbow Dash decides to show her friends that she can be just as brave and daring as her hero. But Twilight Sparkle and Rainbow's other friends worry about how far she's willing to go. Just how daring should one pony be? With illustrations throughout and bonus puzzle pages, this My Little Pony chapter book is perfect for fans that are developing readers. Look out for the next book in the series: Twilight Sparkle and the Spell - 9781405294980


Author : Julia Serano
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A transformational approach to overcoming the divisions between feminist communities While many feminist and queer movements are designed to challenge sexism, they often simultaneously police gender and sexuality--sometimes just as fiercely as the straight, male-centric mainstream does. Some feminists vocally condemn other feminists because of how they dress, for their sexual partners or practices, or because they are seen as different and therefore less valued. Among LGBTQ activists, there is a long history of lesbians and gay men dismissing bisexuals, transgender people, and other gender and sexual minorities. In each case, exclusion is based on the premise that certain ways of being gendered or sexual are more legitimate, natural, or righteous than others. As a trans woman, bisexual, and femme activist, Julia Serano has spent much of the last ten years challenging various forms of exclusion within feminist and queer/LGBTQ movements. In Excluded, she chronicles many of these instances of exclusion and argues that marginalizing others often stems from a handful of assumptions that are routinely made about gender and sexuality. These false assumptions infect theories, activism, organizations, and communities--and worse, they enable people to vigorously protest certain forms of sexism while simultaneously ignoring and even perpetuating others. Serano advocates for a new approach to fighting sexism that avoids these pitfalls and offers new ways of thinking about gender, sexuality, and sexism that foster inclusivity.

Boys and Girls Bookshelf Children s book of work and play

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A List of Books for Boys and Girls in the Public Library of the City of Boston

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The Beauty Myth

Author : Naomi Wolf
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The bestselling classic that redefined our view of the relationship between beauty and female identity . Every day, women around the world are confronted with a dilemma – how to look. In a society embroiled in a cult of female beauty and youthfulness, pressure on women to conform physically is constant and all-pervading. In this iconic, gripping and frank exposé, Naomi Wolf exposes the tyranny of the beauty myth through the ages and its oppressive function today, in the home and at work, in literature and the media, in relationships between men and women, between women and women. With pertinent and intelligent examples, she confronts the beauty industry and its advertising and uncovers the reasons why women are consumed by this destructive obsession. ‘Essential reading’ Guardian ‘A smart, angry, insightful book, and a clarion call to freedom. Every woman should read it’ Gloria Steinem

The Eighty Dollar Champion

Author : Elizabeth Letts
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Harry de Leyer first saw the horse he would name Snowman on a truck bound for the slaughterhouse. The recent Dutch immigrant recognized the spark in the eye of the beaten-up nag and bought him for eighty dollars. On Harry's modest farm on Long Island, he ultimately taught Snowman how to fly. Here is the dramatic and inspiring rise to stardom of an unlikely duo. One show at a time, against extraordinary odds and some of the most expensive thoroughbreds alive, the pair climbed to the very top of the sport of show jumping. Their story captured the heart of Cold War-era America-a story of unstoppable hope, inconceivable dreams, and the chance to have it all. They were the longest of all longshots-and their win was the stuff of legend.

The Case of the Deadly Double Cross

Author : Mike Mains
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All Jeffrey wanted to do was help a girl find her missing father. He had no way of knowing it would lead to him and his best friend being framed for murder. On the run after a daring escape and with the police closing in, Jeffrey and Pablo are in a race against time to solve the crime and find the real killer before the police find them. Teen Mystery Books; Young Adult Mystery Books The Case of the Deadly Double-Cross is the latest book in The North Hollywood Detective Club mystery and adventure series for young readers. Thousands of readers around the world have thrilled to these tales of mystery, action and suspense. Mystery Book Lovers Chime In: Just a short note to let you know that I have assigned your book, "The North Hollywood Detective Club" as one of the textbooks at our little school, which is located right outside Paris, France. We currently have 16 students in the process of reading it. -- Mario C. I bought your three mystery books and gave them to a coworker for her son. Apparently he is not a big reader but he recently finished the first book. His mom is thrilled he is reading and he is on to the second book. He enjoyed the first book so much he thinks you should turn it into a movie. -- Dave H. Amazon Reviews 5 Stars! Utterly Fantastic!!!!! I absolutely adored this novel, as a thirteen year old girl I have found friendship, mystery and enjoyment of this book. It was such a great book that I stayed up until 1:32 am!!!! ... I could not put this book down. I followed along to the story being told and was engaged into finding out who was guilty it was like I was there being a part of the "North Hollywood Detective Club" with the four teens/tweens!! Please write more of these books cause I will not stop reading these!!!!! - Jordan 4 Stars! A complex and engaging mystery, and an easy read at the same time. The characters are all quite likable especially the "detectives" Jeffrey and Pablo. - Glenn 5 Stars! Really good books. I absolutely loved these books. They're very well thought out and a great read for anyone. I would recommend them for anyone, especially teens and young adults. - Ami Buy The Case of the Deadly Double-Cross and start your adventure today! Also by Mike Mains: The North Hollywood Detective Club series Book 1 - The Case of the Hollywood Art Heist Book 2 - The Case of the Dead Man's Treasure Book 3 - The Case of the Christmas Counterfeiters Book 4 - The Case of the Deadly Double-Cross Book 5 - The Case of the Redheaded Princess - coming soon Stand Alone Titles Monkey Jokes: A Joke Book for Kids! Bodybuilding for Boys & Young Men Mystery Adventure Detective Books - Action packed tales of mystery, suspense and intrigue! "We read to know we are not alone." Teen mystery, Young Adult Mystery, Mystery books for kids, Mystery books for boys, Mystery books for girls

The Surveyor

Author : Ira Singh
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August 1947. Ravinder joins the Survey of India, about to devote his life to mapmaking, traversing unchartered territories, braving the elements. Alone in his tent, he devours books by the light of a lamp. He militates against a tyrannical father and a faith he cannot be true to. In 1958, he falls in love with Jennifer, an Anglo-Indian, the daughter of Grace Robbins - a woman who will never accept this marriage. But marry they do. They have two daughters, Anushka and Natasha. Natasha is the chronicler of this family of outsiders, peering from the wings as her older sister takes centre stage. Hers is a journey from the small town to the city. Natasha's father passes on to her his fierce love of the written word and a curiosity about cartography. She traces, as he did, the histories of those relatively unknown surveyors who mapped the country, putting their lives at risk. She also, in the process, traces his life. The Surveyor, wistful and elegiac, spans several decades and is about the search for identity; about solitude, longing and the price we pay for freedom.

The Book Buyer

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