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Community Answer 1 Any children or baby books that will be read to them when they are born. Or just say anything to them all the time. Sing, talk, read. The fetus can sense the mothers voice. You can sing or talk to your baby. _________________________________________ Community Answer 2 I am…
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%DETAILS% Answer You need to find some books by Joe Vorisek. They are hard to find, but "Shotgun Markings" is probably the one you want to identify the manufacturers of old trade-name guns.
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soccer.com/books or if u got a EUROSPORT magazine there r books and videos but u got to buy them or go to eurosport.com
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It's just a storyline and his real name is nick dinsmore he wrestled in OVW Under his real name and he was the doink the clown gimmick 2 years ago taking on chris benoit on smackdown  No relationship just another storyline  He plays Eric Bischoff's lil stupid retarted nephew, and it is n…
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%REPLIES% Answer There is a recently pubished book titled Bronzeville. I haven't yet read it, but it's supposed to be pretty good. I saw at the Afrocentric Bookstore in the DePaul Music Center on State Street downtown. Contact them, they should be able to help you. Answer There are several …
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Books on Home Repair If you're likely to shop for tools and supplies at a Home Depot, then I recommend you have a look at their own series of home improvement books. (Note that there is considerable redundancy between the various volumes they offer.) These books provide detailed instructions for a w…
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Where to Buy Diana Hart's Book Amazon.com can get almost any book that a reader is looking for, even many that are out of print. If the book is "Under The Mat," they most likely have it in stock. [Note: It is on Amazon, but only from third-party sellers, and is pricey, for the reason referred to…
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Well, I used to have lots of pieces of advice for writers, and these days, I've whittled them down to two pieces of advice. Which are, (1) if you're going to be a writer, you have to write. (2) You have to finish things. Beyond that, I suspect all is detail, but I would add to that, that having wri…
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It depends on the information they contain. If they tell you to pay your bills on time and if possible in full. Not to exceed credit limits or have umpteen cards or use advanced cash, etc..then they are good. If on the other hand they suggest questionable practices such as using false SS#, bad very,…
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If you live in MAine if you go to borders I think there would be a book there or you could cheeck their website
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%DETAILS% I'm 45 and while I've always lived life w big ups and downs, the ups made the downs worth it -- until about 3 years ago. At that point, due to a number of factors (see detail in the question about misdiagnosed Bipolars and use of Depacote) the ups stopped and I went down hard. Didn't wa…
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because superman fought batman because he was dating wonder woman
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Ration BooksHere is input:When I see them at flea markets and antique shows they are generally under $50. Condition is a big factor, the better the condition the more valuable they are (but yet seldom worth more than $50).Do a search on eBay to see what they are going for, you might find what they a…
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Roots Connection with Civil RightsIt had to do with emancipation and freedom, setting the stage for future civil rights to be had for all. Prior to Roots, many Americans, both black and white, incorrectly assumed that the original African slaves were "naked savages" without any culture of their own.…
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Conrad's Mini World The Congo and the 'soul' or consciousness. Oliver Stone attempts to fast-forward the treatment upon S.E. Asia and Kurtz, I believe, and the same story, in my view, possibly is Edgar Allen Poe's 'Pit and Pendulum'. You may not remember or learn any of it, without uncapping a Ru…
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It was previously suggested that the best selling book in the world was a tie between the Bible and the Qur'an. However in the 21st century we know this is in fact not true. There have been so many different versions of both books that to say they are the best selling is false, because they are no…
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Literature's Affect on Art The FAQ Farmer's have said that both literature and art are and always will be affected by: what time the artist/author lived/lives in, the political world and mostly by the personal experiences that the artist/author has gone through at the time. Art can have influence …
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This kind of question scares me. Electricians are professionals and went to school to learn how to do this without a book in our hands. Please for the sake of your Family and neighbors hire a pro. The sales people at Home Depot are probably not Electricians!  Each country has its own electrica…
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Dannyfic refers to Danny Phantom fanfic. Fanfic is short for fan fiction, which is fiction written by fans of a TV show, comic series, movie, etc., as an extension of the original. It is usually posted on the Internet on fan sites or forums. Danny Phantom is the name of an animated television show…
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The Sun Also Rises was written by Ernest Hemingway. Ernest Hemingway.
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Book Report Question Here are opinions and answers from contributors: It depends on the book and what society you're living in. Seriously though, look for any Cliff Notes on the book. (Usually found in school book stores.) This will give you the underlying meaning the author intended for the …
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Drama Came First From what I understand, some of the first known literature was drama. The Ancient Greeks recited and performed plays such as "Antigone". This predates the novel by about a millennium. Earliest Forms of Literature The earliest Western literature was, as far as is known, the epic, fol…
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Answer It is hard to answer a question about significance... what is the significance to me? to literature? to history? to the world? In general, I think that the play is significant in two ways: historically, because it reflects some real problems that people were facing at the time. There are …
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Answer I could suggest the Bailey School kids. Boxcar Children series by Gertrude Chandler Warner Hardy Boys by Frank Dixon Nancy Drew Trixie Beldon The Rescuers by Margery Sharp
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Answer Bunnicula is the main character of a children's mystery series for 8-12 year olds. He is a vampire-like rabbit who sucks the juice out of vegetables. The stories are told from the point of view of Harold, the family dog.
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If your loooking for a good answer heres one.Sammy Keyes is about a teenage girl.Who goes on these adventours and nonwilling finds these mysteries If you�re a fan of Nancy Drewand female mystery solvers, you�ll love Sammy Keyes. Sammy Keyes is a seventh grader that figures out mysteries in no …
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Chet Gecko is a fourth grade private investigator, the main character of a mystery series for children.
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niccolo machiavelliunless you are refering to Prince by IB Michael?
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It does not. If you say America unlock the doors, you may inspire or depress individuals, potentially adding or subtracting upon the oversoul. It is presumptous to say, "'Uncle Tom's Cabin' helped free the slaves", as an example.Literature affecting society is just another 'rearview mirror' response…
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That it was okay to smoke. That drinking was cool. And that feminine hygiene was all that women thought about.
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Answer A very effective book is called Horizontes, Gramatica y conversacion, a colelge text book that clealy illustratets the tense with examples. However, the book is written completely in spanish I don't know of a book specifically about the subjunctive but, practice makes perfect: complete …
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Any kind of rhyming couplet ends Shakespearean, doesn't have to be heroic The Shakespearean (or "English" or "Elizabethan") sonnet ends with a heroic couplet.
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I think the book you're talking about is Shadows by John Saul. The information reads: "They call it the Academy. A secluded, cliff-top mansion overlooking the rugged Pacific coast. A school for children gifted -- or cursed -- with extraordinary minds. Children soon to come under the influence of an…
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Best Books The National Association of Librarians have listed their favorite 100, the top ten being; 1. Pride and Prejudice 2. To Kill A Mockingbird 3. Jane Eyre 4. Gone With The Wind 5. Lord of The Rings 6. The Catcher In The Rye 7. Little Women 8. A Prayer For Owen Meany 9. The Stand 10.…
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There are several problems with writing a history of Don Diego De La Vega, better known as El Zorro. In this case the problem comes, not from too little information, but from too much. Since Johnston McCully wrote The Curse of Capistrano in 1918, there has been a small flood of sequels and retelling…
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Headline Aloha! Below are some great sites for shopping for cruises. Stop by any traditional travel agency that specializes in cruises and pick up some free brochures. Research the cruises you are interested in first. Then jump online to see what people who've cruised before on that vessel/itinerary…
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Thank you to you and other posters bringing Lundy Bancroft to the front lines as there are so many books out there and, I find what books are available by her a good read.Please go to www.lundybancraft.com/pages/articles_sub/custody.htmThe above website has 10 explanations and helpful info re the ab…
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Answer if she's not receptive to listen it's not gonna work idk she is abusive i can tell but what more can i+we do? nothing ! considering im a child
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NO! Actually, if you use a Travel Agent who specializes in cruises, it may cost a lot less. Travel Agents who book $100,000 or more in cruises per year are in a position to negotiate the best rates for their clients. They can also command upgraded cabins and amenities like fruit baskets or free dri…
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Answer Unless you�re a very experienced cruiser, or are lucky enough to find a fantastic fare on one of the travel mega-sites, a Travel Agent is usually your best bet. Be sure you get an agent who specializes in cruises. He or she will be able to book groups and negeotiate better discounts for …
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It means that writing children's literature is considered in literary circles to be valued but somehow less legitimate than other works of literature, probably because in a book for young children, you can write one sentence per page with a picture and have a book; and the writer of a children's bo…
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Story in the first person A story told in the first person means the main subject of the story, or in some cases the narrator, is telling the story. For example, if the story says, I went to the store and I bought something. that is considered telling the story in the first person. YOU (whomeve…
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Answer Although he was already a popular writer, The Grapes of Wrath, published in 1939, propelled him into the ranks of Classic authors. His story of the Great Depression is still required reading for most high school classes in American Literature.
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Functions return a value.  NoteThere are no procedures in C, only functions with no return value (type void is used to indicate that).In general a function is the purpose or what a system actually does( what output it returns) and a procedure is how that output is returned.
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In general, he was criticizing Cooper's writing. However, he did think that Cooper presented Indians as more noble than they actually were. Twain frequently demonized Native Americans, calling them drunk or degraded, while Cooper romanticized them at times. Please see the related links for further…
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The book "The Silver Kiss" is about a girl named Zoe who is in grief of her mother dying from cancer. In the dead of the night, the beautiful, but frightening Simon comes to her house.Simon seems to understand the pain of loneliness and death and Zoe's brooding thoughts about her dying mother.Simon …
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Nobody can answer this question except you! You have to write about something that is interesting to you, or you won't be able to finish the thing. What historical time period are you interested enough to research? You will need to do enough research so that you can describe every aspect of the …
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Almost anything written by Stephen King and some of Edgar Allan Poe's work has been known to cause nightmares also.  Answer: The one story that gives me chills every time I read it is called The Mist. It's a short story written by Stephen King and will soon be out in theaters. Personally, th…
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Although best known for writing in the fiction genre, the author wrote in other formats as well. Novels Steinbeck primarily wrote novels, several of which take place in California during the Dust Bowl, and are drearily realistic (like Grapes of Wrath). He also wrote propagandistic novels (l…
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Master of Murder Master of Murder No one knew he was famous. Marvin was an eighteen-year-old senior in high school. He was also America's bestselling author of teenage fiction. Millions of kids read his books. In fact his latest series-THE MYSTERY AT SILVER SPRING-was the craze at his high schoo…
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Answer Shakespeare's works have been a major influence on subsequent theatre. Not only did Shakespeare create some of the most admired plays in Western literature, he also transformed English theatre by expanding expectations about what could be accomplished through characterisation, plot, action…
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according to wikipedia he married three times and had two sons1. Carol Henning 19302. Gwyndolyn Steinbeck(conger)3. Elaine Scott 1950with #2 wife he had his 2 kids. Thomas Myles Steinbeck (1944). John Steinbeck IV (1946).
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OthelloShakespeare recognized the damage that is done to a relationship by jealousy. The deceit of "honest, honest Iago" ended up being more believable to Othello than were the assuring words from Ophelia. It said something about the character of Othello, who was more willing to believe Iago. It say…
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There's no 'recipe' or simple answer. It would be helpful if you could say a little about the kinds of texts you have in mind. Are you mainly concerned with literary or historical texts, for example, or with other kinds of texts? I'd suggest plenty of critical reading. In that way you can discover …
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It is a personal choice but you can use either. As a published author, I would highly recommend using a PC. Many agents now require an 'electronic' copy of your manuscript, as do publishers. Even if you are going to self-publish, you will still need to get it into a computer in order for any modern …
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Adult Content It's all got to do with your own imagination. If you read a book like that...you're mind will wonder and think about how it would be like if you were in that position. That would be enough to get someone stimulated, right? Try reading "Looking for Mr. Goodbar".. maybe you'll get …
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You should write your book first and then make it into a script. If you can, try to get a copy of an old script. I am lucky enough to have a friend in the movie business and got an old script from him. It's not as easy as you think to do a script as you have to add in (actions of the person at the t…
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London's best-known adventure novels are based on his experiences during the Klondike gold rush.
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The poem implies that life has things that are for sale. You should spend whatever the cost is for these things because they are very valuable in your life. So, the extended metaphor is comparing life to things being offered to you for purchase, like a salesperson.
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It's a 3rd person perspective that focuses on one person opposed to showing what everyone is thinking. Limited omniscient, or third person limited, point of view, is a way of telling a story in which the narrator is not a character in the story and does not explain the thoughts and feelings of all t…
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John Steinbeck was a great "people watcher" and was fascinating with people of all walks of life. He experienced a great deal in his lifetime and he wrote about it. At first he was not a successful writer and even left writing for a period of time, but got back into writing. One of his best loved wo…
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Dr. Ralph I. Lipman, Stress Physiologist, at the age of 11 in 1952, converted an early dry cell flashlight into a two part book light. The switch and power were from the remains of the flashlight, and the removed bulb was clipped to the top of the book binding. The bulb illuminated the open pages an…
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There are two: the definite article the, and the indefinite article an ( reduced to a before a consonant sound).
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Autobiographies This will depend on whose autobiography you are interested in. Try searching for the person's name with the Google search form to the right.   As the person above mentioned, it will depend on whose autobiography you want to find. Remember, not everyone writes one, so you may ha…
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The Bible. The best selling novel is A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens.
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Moral of Where the Wild Things Are no-one cares Max is sent to bed without supper and imagines sailing away to the land of Wild Things,where he is made king.
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Answer Mark Twain. Thomas Jefferson Snodgrass W. Epaminandos Adrastus Blab Sergeant Fathom Josh Most people only know him as Mark Twain, though.
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A very brief account can be found by using the link below.
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The following popular books by Steinbeck deal with human values: Cannary Row Of Mice and Men Grapes of Wrath
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I believe it was George Bernard Shaw who said write everyday even if you throw it away, but write every day. Just get started and write it as if you were verbally telling your story to someone else. Good luck! Just start writing... ...because you can always edit the writing later. Th…
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It was never mentioned in the book but it can be assumed that it is a place similar to earth but in another dimension and time. It may also take place far in the future, as it is mentioned in the book that "people used to fly to the moon in [metal capsules]".
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An allusion is reference within a literary work to a famous, historical, or biblical person or event that is outside of that literary work. The reference can often be indirect and is usually used to explain or clarify something in the text. Some examples are "My next door neighbour has Scrooge Sy…
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All titles alphabetized. Most of the following are all stories with plots and characters. ~~~~~ * indicates it is a true story Mostly for grades 4-8, but apply to anyone. After the War by Carol MatasBehind The Bedroom Wall by Laura WilliamsThe Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti*The Cat Wi…
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Huck Finn Huck is a child of the country, therefore he is uncivilized, unschooled and he has a childlike way of cutting to the heart of a subject. The Widow Douglas and Miss Watson are kindly older women who are of the upper levels of society. As they take Huck in and try to civilize him it goes ag…
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Reading MotivationIf you get to choose what to read, then read about things that interest you. If it is reading assigned by the teacher, maybe you can read it and see how it might relate to things that do interest you. Otherwise, the way I've been motivated to read stuff assigned for class when I wa…
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Answer The 5 Patterns of Extraordinary Careers Answer One of the classics is "What Color is Your Parachute?" They typically revise it every year.
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A Book's Publisher That's usually found on the title page, the first couple of pages before the book begins.
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He didn't solve the primary conflict and know one else did either. The only solutions came from wacko politicians and activist like Jane Fonda, John Kerry and other one sided American hating, peace activist who had no problems harassing and attacking returning Soldiers, Sailors, and MARINES. To pro…
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Answer The youngest of 4 children, Christina was born in London on Dec. 5, 1830. Homeschooled, she was fluent in Italian and English and could read French, Latin and German. She is said to have been abused by her father, Gabriele Rossetti, who was an Italian poet and a political asylum seeker …
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The Harlem Renaissance had many lasting effects-- such as creating a pathway for the Civil Rights Movement some 20 years later and inspiring artists to create jazz, authors and poets and playwrights to create pieces of literary work that are now considered classics in literature, etc.
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Pullman has made controversial statements, telling The Washington Post in 2001 he was "trying to undermine the basis of Christian belief." In 2003, he said that compared to the Harry Potter series, his books had been "flying under the radar, saying things that are far more subversive than anything…
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Answer "Outlander" series by Diana Gabaldon. "Tales of the Otori" series by Lian Hearn. They start with "Across the Nightingale Floor". http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/f/fe/200px-Otori_Nightingale.jpg
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You can start a group on Yahoo groups or something similar. That sometimes gets people to join. If you are working at a place or going to a church or school where many people are interested, you could get people together. You could also start an online group on an online social networking place, and…
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It's called 'Eric The Wild Car' - used to have them as a kid, always remember the one called 'Eric and the wild planes' was my favourite!! You can buy them on Amazon, starting price about £10 + shipping :-)
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Answer He's a writer of children's books. http://robertmunsch.com/ Answer He's written some classics for children including The Paper Bag Princess (a poke at some of the chauvinistic overtones of traditional fairy tales); and Love You Forever (which was given some attention in a later episod…
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John Steinbeck's first novel, Cup of Gold, was published in 1929.
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I dont know so dont ask me
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Answer Jeff Rivera is the award-winning author of the urban Latino-themed novel FOREVER MY LADY by Warner Books. It was originally self-published and created such a buzz that Warner Books offered him a publishing deal. The Warner version of the book is being released July of 2007. Jeff Rivera's …
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Roald Dahl had two dogs. One called Cookie and the other was called Amber. He was also a lover of wild cats. He loved animals, and that's why he wrote so many books about them.Yes he did. Roald Dahl had two dogs. One called Cookie and the other was called Amber.
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I believe that Eliezer lied to Stein about Stein's family because obviously the only way to survive was have hope. So by lying about Stein's wife and childrens' whereabouts, Elie put a little bit of hope in his relative, and himself. And yes, I do believe that he was morally right too. Even though i…
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Answer An appendix is usually extra material that can be helpful as a reference, or a huge table that would distract if it were included as part of the main book. There could be more than one appendix. It usually shows up after the main part of the book, but is unlike a glossary or index because …
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... in general, a book that has stood or can stand the test of time and remains popular and pertinent. However, there are a lot of other questions there, including... how much time, popular to who, and pertinent to who. Readers are the people who make books into classics, and sometimes that is the …
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No president that I know of, but an important American, nonetheless. Benjamin Franklin wrote an essay about farts called "To the Royal Academy of *****", which is written like a legal proposal to insist that farts be made to smell better. Many of his humorous writings are collected in the book Far…
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"The Facts Concerning the Recent Carnival of Crime in Connecticut"
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act one scene one, Richard sets a prophecy on his brother clarence (1.1.33)
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An account of the life of the Revere family and the activities of the Sons of Liberty as told from the point of view of Paul Revere's horse.
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Answer hey do you like to read well here is the book for you. Answer You do know that reading is information for the soul right? (if their answer is yes or no), followed by what kind of reading are you most interested in? Then..... Well i have just the right collection for you....then whateve…
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