Paper Airplane

Author: Michael McMillan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743256298
Size: 73.38 MB
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Paper Airplane from the Author: Michael McMillan. An inspirational fable about the importance of thinking creatively and independently follows the story of a sixth-grade teacher who arranges a paper airplane competition, one student's trust in the original thinking of a classmate, and the class clown's winning idea. 75,000 first printing.

You Can T Send A Duck To Eagle School

Author: Mac Anderson
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1492630527
Size: 78.46 MB
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You Can T Send A Duck To Eagle School from the Author: Mac Anderson. An essential part of being a successful leader is hiring and utilizing the right people who truly represent your company's values. And whatever skills you need can be taught and honed into expertise. But no matter how great a manager you are, there are some things you cannot teach: desire, personality and drive. In You Can't Send a Duck to Eagle School, Mac Anderson shares his 30 plus years of experience to enable managers to recognize small and simple truths of staying resourceful and accessible in a leadership role. His engaging advice will help you to hire great people, change the way you think and learn to communicate with your team.

Data Structures And Algorithms With Javascript

Author: Michael McMillan
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 144937395X
Size: 65.26 MB
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Data Structures And Algorithms With Javascript from the Author: Michael McMillan. As an experienced JavaScript developer moving to server-side programming, you need to implement classic data structures and algorithms associated with conventional object-oriented languages like C# and Java. This practical guide shows you how to work hands-on with a variety of storage mechanisms—including linked lists, stacks, queues, and graphs—within the constraints of the JavaScript environment. Determine which data structures and algorithms are most appropriate for the problems you’re trying to solve, and understand the tradeoffs when using them in a JavaScript program. An overview of the JavaScript features used throughout the book is also included. This book covers: Arrays and lists: the most common data structures Stacks and queues: more complex list-like data structures Linked lists: how they overcome the shortcomings of arrays Dictionaries: storing data as key-value pairs Hashing: good for quick insertion and retrieval Sets: useful for storing unique elements that appear only once Binary Trees: storing data in a hierarchical manner Graphs and graph algorithms: ideal for modeling networks Algorithms: including those that help you sort or search data Advanced algorithms: dynamic programming and greedy algorithms

The Frog Princess

Author: E. D. Baker
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9781599903989
Size: 25.28 MB
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The Frog Princess from the Author: E. D. Baker. The inspiration for Disney's The Princess and the Frog! Princess Emeralda isn't exactly an ideal princess. Her laugh is like a donkey's bray rather than tinkling bells, she trips over her own feet and she does NOT like Prince Jorge, whom her mother hopes she will marry. But if Emma ever thought to escape her life, she never expected it to happen by turning into a frog! When convinced to kiss a frog so he might return to being a Prince, somehow the spell is reversed and Emma turns into a frog herself! Thus begins the adventure - a quest to return to human form. Fascinating and hilarious characters ranging from a self-conscious but friendly bat to a surprisingly loyal snake and a wise old green witch confirm that readers won't soon forget this madcap story! A fantastic debut from the talented E.D. Baker. Look for the other exciting books in the TALES OF THE FROG PRINCESS series: A Prince Among Frogs, Dragon Kiss, Dragon's Breath, The Dragon Princess, Once Upon a Curse, No Place for Magic, and The Salamander Spell!

Ordinary Men

Author: Christopher R. Browning
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062303031
Size: 77.22 MB
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Ordinary Men from the Author: Christopher R. Browning. Christopher R. Browning’s shocking account of how a unit of average middle-aged Germans became the cold-blooded murderers of tens of thousands of Jews—now with a new afterword and additional photographs. Ordinary Men is the true story of Reserve Police Battalion 101 of the German Order Police, which was responsible for mass shootings as well as round-ups of Jewish people for deportation to Nazi death camps in Poland in 1942. Browning argues that most of the men of RPB 101 were not fanatical Nazis but, rather, ordinary middle-aged, working-class men who committed these atrocities out of a mixture of motives, including the group dynamics of conformity, deference to authority, role adaptation, and the altering of moral norms to justify their actions. Very quickly three groups emerged within the battalion: a core of eager killers, a plurality who carried out their duties reliably but without initiative, and a small minority who evaded participation in the acts of killing without diminishing the murderous efficiency of the battalion whatsoever. While this book discusses a specific Reserve Unit during WWII, the general argument Browning makes is that most people succumb to the pressures of a group setting and commit actions they would never do of their own volition. Ordinary Men is a powerful, chilling, and important work with themes and arguments that continue to resonate today. “A remarkable—and singularly chilling—glimpse of human behavior...This meticulously researched book...represents a major contribution to the literature of the Holocaust."—Newsweek


Author: Janell Cannon
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780152062873
Size: 58.92 MB
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Stellaluna from the Author: Janell Cannon. After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother. On board pages.

The Knitting Answer Book

Author: Margaret Radcliffe
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603424644
Size: 24.30 MB
Format: PDF
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The Knitting Answer Book from the Author: Margaret Radcliffe. Every avid knitter has faced this dilemma: deep into a project at midnight, just trying to finish one more row, and, then . . . oh no, a dropped stitch three rows back! Help! If only there was a 24-hour hotline to answer every question a knitter might encounter. Well, now there is, with The Knitting Answer Book . The expert authors, Margaret Radcliffe and Edie Eckman, leave no question unanswered, no quandry unaddressed. Each book contains detailed, illustrated answers to literally hundreds of questions, from the common to the more unusual: • Are certain needles better for certain yarns? • What if I dropped a stitch several rows back? • Why do my edges tend to curl up? • Can you use a different weight yarn than the pattern calls for? • What can I do to keep my yarns from tangling up? • Oops, I see my ribbing is way too tight. Now what? Covering the whole range of situations a beginner is likely to face, along with the problems that may arise for those working more advanced patterns, this Answer Book will help knitters and crocheters of all levels. Each book is packaged in a small, take-along trim size, in a friendly-to-use Q&A format, and belongs in the bag of every knitter. Available 24/7, The Knitting Answer Book is always open, ready for yarn lovers to browse and consult to their heart’s content.

Vampirina Ballerina

Author: Anne Marie Pace
Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 1484717368
Size: 79.29 MB
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Vampirina Ballerina from the Author: Anne Marie Pace. Oh, to be a ballerina! It's a challenge for any little girl, but even more so if you happen to be a vampire like Vampirina. First of all, you have to find a class that meets at night. Then you have to figure out how to perfect your form when you can't see yourself in the mirror? And then there's wearing pink (not the most flattering of colors if you happen to be undead) and that nagging urge to take a little nip out of the other dancers. And worse of all... STAGE FRIGHT!!!

Change Is Good You Go First

Author: Mac Anderson
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1492630438
Size: 51.33 MB
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Change Is Good You Go First from the Author: Mac Anderson. How does your team react to change? Do they dig in with their heels to resist it or do they welcome it with open arms? As leaders, we know that change is a fact of life and we need to learn to manage it before it manages us. A tall order? Not when you have the wisdom of two business icons, Mac Anderson and Tom Feltenstein, to show the way. This easy-to-use book will help you and your team stop conducting business as usual. Change is the key that unlocks the doors to growth and excitement in any organization. More importantly, without it...your competition will pass you by. You don't have a choice about change, but you do have a choice about how you and your team react to it. Don't wait another minute to inspire, motivate, and encourage your team to move forward and embrace change. Lead the way. You go first.

Regular Expressions Cookbook

Author: Jan Goyvaerts
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449327486
Size: 12.32 MB
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Regular Expressions Cookbook from the Author: Jan Goyvaerts. Take the guesswork out of using regular expressions. With more than 140 practical recipes, this cookbook provides everything you need to solve a wide range of real-world problems. Novices will learn basic skills and tools, and programmers and experienced users will find a wealth of detail. Each recipe provides samples you can use right away. This revised edition covers the regular expression flavors used by C#, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and VB.NET. You’ll learn powerful new tricks, avoid flavor-specific gotchas, and save valuable time with this huge library of practical solutions. Learn regular expressions basics through a detailed tutorial Use code listings to implement regular expressions with your language of choice Understand how regular expressions differ from language to language Handle common user input with recipes for validation and formatting Find and manipulate words, special characters, and lines of text Detect integers, floating-point numbers, and other numerical formats Parse source code and process log files Use regular expressions in URLs, paths, and IP addresses Manipulate HTML, XML, and data exchange formats Discover little-known regular expression tricks and techniques