The Woman s Day Book of Granny Squares and Other Carry along Crochet

Titre : The Woman s Day Book of Granny Squares and Other Carry along Crochet
Auteur :
Éditeur : Simon & Schuster
ISBN-13 : 0671219618
Libération : 1975

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Directions for 31 projects from jackets to rugs are included, as are basic stitches, techniques, and creative ideas.


Titre : Madlenka
Auteur : Peter Sís
Éditeur : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
ISBN-13 : 9781466857674
Libération : 2014-07-15

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A trip around a city block is like a trip around the world! Peeking out through a die-cut window on the jacket, Madlenka invites the reader to enter her world. And what a world it is! On the surface, it looks like an ordinary city block, but as we meet Madlenka's neighbors -- the French baker, the Indian news vendor, the Italian ice-cream man, the Latin American grocer, a retired opera singer from Germany, an African American school friend, and the Asian shopkeeper -- and look through die-cut windows to the images and memories they have carried from old country to new, we can see that Madlenka's block is as richly varied as its inhabitants. And why is Madlenka going around the block, jumping for joy? Her tooth is loose, and she wants everyone to know! Madlenka is a 2000 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year. This title has Common Core connections.

En Route Vers L Europe

Titre : En Route Vers L Europe
Auteur : Elspeth Broady
Éditeur : Hodder Education
ISBN-13 : 0340648309
Libération : 1996

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Aimed at post-GCSE French classes in further and higher education, this text provides material for both classroom work and individual study. Focusing on the life of a British student in France and on francophone students' impressions of Britain, this course uses both semi-scripted and authentic audio recordings, gradually developing students' strategies for coping with real French. Students work with a variety of materials: dialogues, short lectures, interviews and specially recorded radio programmes. A team of French and British students collaborated on the project to give the material an authentic feel.

The Darwin Economy

Titre : The Darwin Economy
Auteur : Robert H. Frank
Éditeur : Princeton University Press
ISBN-13 : 9781400839377
Libération : 2011-08-15

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Who was the greater economist--Adam Smith or Charles Darwin? The question seems absurd. Darwin, after all, was a naturalist, not an economist. But Robert Frank, New York Times economics columnist and best-selling author of The Economic Naturalist, predicts that within the next century Darwin will unseat Smith as the intellectual founder of economics. The reason, Frank argues, is that Darwin's understanding of competition describes economic reality far more accurately than Smith's. And the consequences of this fact are profound. Indeed, the failure to recognize that we live in Darwin's world rather than Smith's is putting us all at risk by preventing us from seeing that competition alone will not solve our problems. Smith's theory of the invisible hand, which says that competition channels self-interest for the common good, is probably the most widely cited argument today in favor of unbridled competition--and against regulation, taxation, and even government itself. But what if Smith's idea was almost an exception to the general rule of competition? That's what Frank argues, resting his case on Darwin's insight that individual and group interests often diverge sharply. Far from creating a perfect world, economic competition often leads to "arms races," encouraging behaviors that not only cause enormous harm to the group but also provide no lasting advantages for individuals, since any gains tend to be relative and mutually offsetting. The good news is that we have the ability to tame the Darwin economy. The best solution is not to prohibit harmful behaviors but to tax them. By doing so, we could make the economic pie larger, eliminate government debt, and provide better public services, all without requiring painful sacrifices from anyone. That's a bold claim, Frank concedes, but it follows directly from logic and evidence that most people already accept.

The Human Drift

Titre : The Human Drift
Auteur : King Camp Gillette
Éditeur : Andesite Press
ISBN-13 : 1298507987
Libération : 2015-08-08

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Beginning Algebra

Titre : Beginning Algebra
Auteur : Cheryl V. Roberts
Éditeur : Prentice Hall
ISBN-13 : 013568403X
Libération : 1999-06-01

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The Economic Naturalist

Titre : The Economic Naturalist
Auteur : Robert H Frank
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9780753544976
Libération : 2011-06-30

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Have you ever wondered why there is a light in your fridge but not in your freezer? Or why 24-hour shops bother having locks on their doors? Or why soft drink cans are cylindrical, but milk cartons are square? The answer is simple: economics. For years, economist Robert Frank has been encouraging his students to ask questions about the conundrums and strange occurrences they encounter in everyday life and to try to explain them using economics. Now in this bestselling book, he shares the most intriguing - and bizarre - questions and the economic principles that answer them to reveal why many of the most puzzling parts of everyday life actually make perfect (economic) sense.