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By English Panel. 2021
By Prentice-Hall Staff, Cme Project. 2009
By Kevin Bowditch, Mark Bowditch, William Bowditch. 2022
Welding Fundamentals provides students with a strong understanding of the underlying theory and skills required for successful welding, with a…strong emphasis on safety. It provides all of the information needed to help students develop proficiency with the most common welding processes (including SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, and oxyfuel welding), thermal cutting, welding symbols and basic print reading, and joint design and fit up. The text also introduces students to weld inspection and testing. The book covers all of the key indicators for AWS SENSE Level-1 certification, so it can be used in all courses leading to SENSE Level-1 certification. It includes chapters on basic math and math applications in welding. The sections of the book can be taught in any order, making it easily adaptable to any course.
By Paul Barry. 2023
What will you learn from this book?Want to learn the Python language without slogging your way through how-to manuals? With…Head First Python, you'll quickly grasp Python's fundamentals by working with built-in data structures and functions. You'll build your very own web app, which—once it's ready for prime time—runs in the cloud. You'll learn how to wrangle data with Python, scrape data from the web, feed data to pandas, and interact with databases. This third edition is a complete learning experience that will help you become a bona fide Python programmer in no time.What's so special about this book?If you've read a Head First book, you know what to expect: a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works. If you haven't, you're in for a treat. With this book, you'll learn Python through a multisensory experience that engages your mind—rather than a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep.
By Reginald Horsman. 2000
Reginald Horsman's powerful and comprehensive survey of the early years of the American Republic covers the dramatic years from the…setting up of the US Constitution in 1789, the first US presidency under George Washington, and also the presidencies of Adams, Jeffersen and Madison. A major strength of the book is that the coverage of the traditional topics about the shaping of the new government and crisis in foreign policy is combined with chapters on race, slavery, the economy and westward expansion, revealing both the strengths and weaknesses of the government and society that came into being after the Revolution. Key features include: Combines extensive research with the best recent scholarship on the period A balanced account of the contributions of the leading personalities Impressive coverage is given to questions of race and territorial expansion Chapter One provides a concise and lucid account of the state of American politics and society in 1789 Extensive chapter bibliographies The work will be welcomed by students studying the early republic as well as general readers interested in a stimulating and informative account of the early years of the American nation.
By James Ciment. 1999
This copiously illustrated A-Z reference presents the most in-depth information available about the various conflicts the world has endured, local,…regional, and international, since World War II. Some 142 conflicts are discussed and analyzed. The Encyclopedia of Conflict since World War II, with its coverage of all the countries of the world, fills a critical need for clear, comprehensive explanations of events not covered in such detail in any other reference source. Entries end with an extensive bibliography; and the encyclopedia includes maps, chronologies, and a general bibliography, as well as an index designed to make the reader understand the correlation and relationships between individual conflicts.
By Stephanie Peters, Jake Maddox. 2024
Harper’s passion is parkour. Moving over, under, and around obstacles in unique ways makes her feel like a superstar. But…when the big parkour competition is cancelled, Harper has no place to compete—unless she joins a gymnastics team. Will Harper find the same passion for gymnastics as parkour?
By Jake Maddox, Shawn Pryor. 2024
Zack Jones is a whiz when it comes to playing defense in the outfield. But when it comes to hitting…a baseball, his batting skills come up short. Luckily, his friend Jamie has an incredible virtual reality system that helps him train to improve his batting game. But when the VR system goes up in smoke, Zack loses his confidence and isn’t sure he can perform at the plate when his team needs him. Will Zack find faith in himself and keep his bat powered up when the game is on the line?
By Vanessa Ramos. 2024
Sixth grade is hard enough, but Mexican American Selena Estrella Herrera has to do it in a new town. Her…family has moved to El Paso to help care for her grandfather (who seems not to want them there and insists on speaking only Spanish). One upside to being at a new school, though, is that she can finally leave behind her embarrassing obsession with musical megastar Selena—whom her parents named her after even though she can’t sing. She renames herself *Strella, avoids her grouchy grandfather, and tries to move on with her life. Then *Strella starts a National History Day project. The topic her team chooses? Selena. Can *Strella embrace her Tejano heritage and her old love of Selena and still become her own person? And will she ever discover what her own gifts are? In diary format, the Nuestras Voces series profiles inspiring characters from yesterday and today, and honors the joys, challenges, and outcomes of Latino experiences.
By Suzanne Garbe. 2014
Swirling tornadoes, blinding blizzards, and driving rain. Killer storms have wreaked havoc throughout history, especially before reliable prediction tools were…available. Follow the deadly paths of history’s most dangerous weather events.
By Jake Maddox, Katie Schenkel. 2024
Marnie has an emerging talent for dog training, and she puts it to good use with her dog, Koda. Koda…is a mutt, so she isn’t able to enter dog shows. So Marnie decides to enter a dog dancing competition with Koda instead. But soon Marnie realizes she is more confident in Koda’s skills than her own. Will Marnie be able to overcome her insecurities and let loose during the dog dancing competition?
By Jake Maddox, Thomas Troupe. 2024
Quinn O’Neill has a really bad habit. He wants to be part of a team, but every time he tries…out a new sport or activity, he ends up quitting. In fact, his habit even earned him an unfortunate nickname—Quitt. When he sees a poster at school looking for people to join the school diving team, he decides to try out. But after making the team, nobody believes he’ll stick with it, especially after he gets injured in a bike accident. Will he be able to get back on the board? More importantly, will he overcome his own self-doubts to help his team succeed?
By Eve Bunting. 2001
Enjoy best-selling author Eve Bunting’s moving story about the bond between a boy and his dog. "Maybe that's one of…the reasons people get dogs, to kind of close up the empty places inside them."Eleven-year-old William never needed a friend more than now. After his parents' separation, his father's new engagement, and his grandfather's dying without any warning—adopting big, beautiful Riley is the first thing in a long time that has made him feel better. That is, until Riley innocently chases a horse.Local law states that any animal that chases livestock must be put to sleep. Suddenly William stands to lose another thing close to him. Together with his friend Grace, William begins a campaign to reverse the county commissioners' decision. But with a community divided on the issue, and the bully Ellis Porter trying to stop them at every turn, will they be able to save Riley's life?Celebrated author Eve Bunting shows William's determined struggle to fight for what he believes in. The Summer of Riley is an inspiring novel about learning to accept life's changes, the healing power of friendship, and the unending desire to protect those we love.
By Henry Longfellow. 1963
Longfellow revives the excitement of the American Revolution in his ballad of Paul Revere, who races on horseback to warn…the Colonists that the British are coming by sea. For grades 3-6
By A. A Milne. 1961
First written to amuse the author's young son, this companion collection to Now we are six (BR2188) contains poems which…have become favorites of many children and adults. For grades K-3
By Stephen Krensky. 1986
Lionel faces such trials as having to eat his vegetables, go to the doctor, look for his sister's lost snake,…sleep over for the very first time. Easy reading for grades 2-4
By Robert Goldston. 1982
A dramatic account of the daring covert operations carried out by scientists, private citizens, professors, and assassins who risked their…lives for an allied victory. This compelling and well-documented report penetrates the veils of secrecy that have shrouded some of the most important activities of World War II. For junior and senior high and adult readers
By Beverly Cleary. 1965
By A. A Milne. 1961
A collection of nonsense poems about such characters as the proud knight whose armor didn't squeak, and King John, who…wants a big, red, rubber ball for Christmas. For grades 2-4