High Stakes

Author: Committee on Appropriate Test Use
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309062802
Size: 56.85 MB
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This book sorts out the controversies that emerge when a test score can open or close gates on a student's educational pathway. The expert panel: Proposes how to judge the appropriateness of a test.

The Social Importance Of Self Esteem

Author: Andrew M. Mecca
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520067097
Size: 39.12 MB
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The ten essays in this volume, prepared by faculty members of the University of California, draw on research in the social and behavioral sciences to explore these issues.

The Freedom Writers Diary Movie Tie In Edition

Author: The Freedom Writers
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780767928335
Size: 78.80 MB
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Proceeds from this book benefit the Freedom Writers Foundation, an organization set up to provide scholarships for underprivieged youth and to train teachers.

Who Was Who In America

Author: Marquis Who's Who Staff
Publisher: Marquis Whos Who
ISBN: 9780837902456
Size: 24.85 MB
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Approximately every three years, sketches of Marquis Who's Who Biographees who have died since publication of the prior volume of Who Was Who in America are incorporated into a new compilation.

Dictionary Of American Naval Fighting Ships

Author: United States. Naval History Division
Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 9780160020384
Size: 29.60 MB
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This volume gives historical sketches of ships whose assigned names begin with T through V. Includes an appendix on tank landing ships.

To Hanoi And Back

Author: Wayne Thompson
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution
ISBN: 1588344460
Size: 71.57 MB
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Drawing upon twenty years of research in classified records, Wayne Thompson integrates operational, political, and personal detail to present a full history of the Air Force role in the war against North Vietnam.

The Birds Of America

Author: John James Audubon
Publisher:
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This groundbreaking work consists of hand-colored, life-size prints, made from engraved plates measuring around 39 by 26 inches (99 by 66 cm). This is the first of seven volumes.

Dear Bess

Author: Harry S. Truman
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
ISBN: 9780826212030
Size: 12.34 MB
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Selected from 1,268 letters discovered in Bess's house after her death in 1982, this extraordinary collection provides an inside look at Truman's life, his thoughts, and his dreams.

War Comes To Long An

Author: Jeffrey Race
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520023611
Size: 56.65 MB
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Two new forewords by Robert K. Brigham of Vassar College and Jeffrey Record of the Air War College explore the book's enduring influence. A new end chapter offers previously unpublished scholarship on the conflict.