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Punga the Goddess of Ugly
In this richly illustrated Maori folktale, Kiri and Maraweia must learn how to dance the haka porperly to ve captured by Punga, the goddess of ugly. The twins use advice from their grandmother, the lizard, and the mudfish to outwit Punga. Read...

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Rick Steves’ French Phrase Book and Dictionary
Bonjour! From ordering a cafe au lait in Paris to making new friends in the Loire Valley, it helps to speak some of the native tongue. Rick Steves, bestselling author of travel guides to Europe, offers well-tested phrases and key words to cover every situation a traveler is likely to encounter. This handy guide provides key phrases for use in everyday circumstances, comple Bonjour! From ordering a cafe au lait in Paris to making new friends...

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Reporting for the Media
Now in its eighth edition, Reporting for the Media continues its outstanding tradition in journalism education. Providing both students and instructors with a firm foundation on which to build journalistic success, it emphasizes the most important skills and characteristics of effective reporters–how to be engaged in and curious about the world and how to articulate a goo Now in its eighth edition, Reporting for the Media continues its...

Download Intermediate Spanish Memory Book: A New Approach to Vocabulary Building

Intermediate Spanish Memory Book: A New Approach to Vocabulary Building
Mnemonics is an age-old device for remembering names, numbers, and many other things. As in the authors’ previous Memory Books, the Intermediate Spanish Memory Book makes use of this reliable memory help in a series of mnemonic jingles that are by turns playful, sardonic, touching, and heroic to help both students and independent learners acquire and remember Spanish vocab Mnemonics is an age-old device for remembering names, numbers,...

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Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today, or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door
“Talk to the hand, ’cause the face ain’t listening,” the saying goes. When did the world stop wanting to hear? When did society become so thoughtless? It’s a topic that has been simmering for years, and Lynne Truss says it’s now reached the boiling point. Taking on the boorish behavior that for some has become a point of pride, Talk to the Hand is a rallying cry for courtes “Talk to the hand, ’cause the face...

Download 2000 Most Challenging Obscure Words

2000 Most Challenging Obscure Words
A collection of alphabetically organized English words and terms provides two thousand “definitions” that offer sample usage and etymology and that stand alone as informative, often hilarious miniature essays. Read...

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Spanish Short Stories 1 / Cuentos hispanicos 1
The eight short stories in this collection by Jorge Luis Borges, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Camilo Jose Cela and other writers in Spanish have been chosen both for their literary merit and for being representative of 20th-century Spanish-American writing. The English translations that are printed in a parallel text are literal rather than literary, and there are additional no The eight short stories in this collection by Jorge Luis Borges,...