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McGraw-Hill’s Proofreading Handbook
Expert advice to perfect your proofreading skills “McGraw-Hill’s Proofreading Handbook” helps ensure that your documents are letter-perfect, every time. Veteran editor and proofreader Laura Anderson arms you with all the tools of the proofreader’s trade and walks you step-by-step through the entire proofreading process. Read...

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Iron’s Prophecy
Meghan Chase is finally getting used to being the Iron Queen, ruler of the Iron Fey. Her life may be strange, but with former Winter prince Ash by her side at last, she wouldn’t have it any other way. But when they travel to the Summer and Winter courts’ gathering for Elysium, the oracle from Meghan’s past returns with a dire prophecy: “What you carry will either unite the Meghan Chase is finally getting used to being the Iron Queen,...

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Fiesta Babies
Join in the lastest fun from a Pura Belpre Honor-winning team. These Fiesta Babies dance, march on parade, and sing along to mariachi songs in their spirited celebration of fiestas. From pinatas to flower coronas, little ones are introduced to the many coloful aspects of an important and lively Latino cultural tradition. Join in the lastest fun from a Pura Belpre Honor-winning team.  These Fiesta Babies dance, march on parade, and sing...

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A Reference Grammar of Russian
A Reference Grammar of Russian describes and systematizes all aspects of the grammar of Russian: the patterns of orthography, sounds, inflection, syntax, tense-aspect-mood, word order, and intonation. It is especially concerned with the meaning of combinations of words (constructions). The core concept is that of the predicate history: a record of the states of entities th A Reference Grammar of Russian describes and systematizes all aspects...

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The ‘Language Instinct’ Debate
When it was first published in 1997, Geoffrey Sampson’s Educating Eve was described as the definitive response to Steven Pinker’s The Language Instinct and Noam Chomsky’s nativism. In this revised and expanded new edition, Sampson revisits his original arguments in the light of fresh evidence that has emerged since the original publication. Since Chomsky revolutionized the When it was first published in 1997, Geoffrey...

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Garden Spells
The women of the Waverley family — whether they like it or not — are heirs to an unusual legacy, one that grows in a fenced plot behind their Queen Anne home on Pendland Street in Bascom, North Carolina. There, an apple tree bearing fruit of magical properties looms over a garden filled with herbs and edible flowers that possess the power to affect in curious ways anyone The women of the Waverley family — whether they like...

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Blessing’s Bead
Nutaaq and her older sister, Aaluk, are on a great journey, sailing from a small island off the coast of Alaska to the annual trade fair. There, a handsome young Siberian wearing a string of cobalt blue beads watches Aaluk “the way a wolf watches a caribou, never resting.” Soon his actions—and other events more horrible than Nutaaq could ever imagine—threaten to shatter he Nutaaq and her older sister, Aaluk, are on a great journey,...

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Beyond Talent: Creating a Successful Career in Music
Contrary to the standard joke about how to get to Carnegie Hall, “making it” in music is not simply about practice, practice, practice. Today, over 200,000 people in the United States work as musicians. With competition for traditional employment opportunities for musicians becoming ever more heated, today’s musicians must know how the music industry works and how they can Contrary to the standard joke about how to get to...

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Motivos de Conversacion: Essentials of Spanish
As its title suggests, Motivos de conversacion both motivates students to use Spanish and gives them the tools they need to use it. The popularity of this communicative text comes from its realistic size and flexible organization that works no matter how many (or few) class meetings a week. In 15 simply structured lessons, Motivos de conversacion provides students with cor As its title suggests, Motivos de conversacion both motivates...

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Tracks That Speak: The Legacy of Native American Words in North American Culture
What do the words saguaro, parka, hickory, and muskrat have in common? They all come from Native American languages. Few people consider how deeply American English is indebted to Native Americans and how widely the contributions of Native Americans are used in English today. In Tracks That Speak, Charles L. Cutler offers seventy fascinating studies, each focusing on a par What do the words saguaro, parka, hickory, and muskrat have in...