Why are You Shouting at Us

  • Filename: why-are-you-shouting-at-us.
  • ISBN: 9781441185150
  • Release Date: 2013-03-14
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Phil Beadle
  • Publisher: A&C Black



A structured approach to managing behaviour for anyone who refuses to accept students' backgrounds as an excuse for underachievement.

Why Aren t They Shouting

  • Filename: why-aren-t-they-shouting.
  • ISBN: 1847941532
  • Release Date: 2017-06-15
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Kevin Rodgers
  • Publisher: Random House Business Books



When Kevin Rodgers embarked on his career in finance, dealing rooms were seething with clamouring traders and gesticulating salesmen. Nearly three decades later, the feverish bustle has gone and the loudest noise you’re likely to hear is the gentle tapping of keyboards. Why Aren’t They Shouting? is a very personal, often wryly amusing chronicle of this silent revolution that takes us from the days of phone calls, hand signals and alpha males to a world of microwave communications, complex derivatives and computer geeks. In addition, it’s a masterclass in how modern banking works, for those who don’t know their spot FX from their VaR or who struggle to recall precisely how Monte Carlo pricing operates. But it’s also an account of thirty years of seismic change that raises a deeply worrying question: Could it be that the technology that has transformed banking – and that continues to do so – is actually making it ever more unstable?

Shouting Won t Help

  • Filename: shouting-won-t-help.
  • ISBN: 1250043565
  • Release Date: 2014-02-04
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Katherine Bouton
  • Publisher: Picador



Audiologists agree that we’re experiencing a national epidemic of hearing loss. At present, 48 million Americans—17 percent of the population—suffer some degree of loss. More than half are under the age of fifty-five. In cases like Katherine Bouton’s, who experienced sudden hearing loss at the age of thirty, the cause is unknown. In this deftly written and deeply felt look at a widespread and widely misunderstood phenomenon, Bouton recounts her own journey into deafness—and her return to the hearing world through the miracles of technology. She speaks with doctors, audiologists, neurobiologists, and others searching for causes and a cure, as well as those who have experienced hearing loss, weaving their stories with her own. Shouting Won’t Help is an engaging and informative account of what it’s like to live with an invisible disability—a must-read not only for those with hearing loss, who will recognize their stories in Bouton’s own, but for their families, friends, employers, and caregivers. A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2013

The Behaviour Guru

  • Filename: the-behaviour-guru.
  • ISBN: 9781441128607
  • Release Date: 2010-11-04
  • Number of pages: 222
  • Author: Tom Bennett
  • Publisher: A&C Black



This book offers straight-talking advice in a question and answer format on dealing with fidgeting to extreme aggression, and everything in between. >

Could Do Better

  • Filename: could-do-better.
  • ISBN: 9781448167210
  • Release Date: 2012-11-30
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Phil Beadle
  • Publisher: Random House



Phil Beadle is a former rock musician, the winner of the Secondary Teacher of the Year Award 2005, and the inspirational teacher who wowed the nation with his unorthodox teaching methods in Channel 4 series THE UNTEACHABLES. There, his bizarre but effective approach to teaching English included Punctuation Kung-Fu, and reciting Macbeth to a field of cows. Through techniques such as these Beadle seemingly achieved the impossible by successfully drawing out the desire to learn from a group of failing pupils. Now his focus is on spreading the word to parents: every child has the ability to learn, and to do better at school. In this book he tells parents that there is no such thing as a stupid child, only boring lessons. Intelligent, unconventional, humorous and inspirational, this hands-on guide blends personal anecdotes with the nitty gritty of how to best unlock your children's unique intelligence, and how to ensure they have the best possible chance to succeed at school.

Shouting at the Sky

  • Filename: shouting-at-the-sky.
  • ISBN: 1591520614
  • Release Date: 2009-08-30
  • Number of pages: 254
  • Author: Gary Ferguson
  • Publisher: Farcountry Press



Following the often turbulent emotional and physical passages of teenagers on a successful wilderness therapy program, the author reveals how the great outdoors can transform the lives of America's teens.

Why Are You Atheists So Angry

  • Filename: why-are-you-atheists-so-angry.
  • ISBN: 0985281529
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 182
  • Author: Greta Christina
  • Publisher: Pitchstone Llc



Why are atheists angry? Is it because they're selfish, joyless, lacking in meaning, and alienated from God? Or is it because they have legitimate reasons to be angry--and are ready to do something about it? Armed with passionate outrage, absurdist humor, and calm intelligence, popular blogger Greta Christina makes a powerful case for outspoken atheist activism, and explains the empathy and justice that drive it. This accessible, personal, down-to-earth book speaks not only to atheists, but also to believers who want to understand the so-called new atheism. Why Are You Atheists So Angry? drops a bombshell on the destructive force of religious faith—and gives a voice to millions of angry atheists.

Poor White

  • Filename: poor-white.
  • ISBN: 9781421815978
  • Release Date: 2005-10-01
  • Number of pages: 364
  • Author: Sherwood Anderson
  • Publisher: 1st World Publishing



Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - Hugh McVey was born in a little hole of a town stuck on a mud bank on the western shore of the Mississippi River in the State of Missouri. It was a miserable place in which to be born. With the exception of a narrow strip of black mud along the river, the land for ten miles back from the town - called in derision by river men "Mudcat Landing" - was almost entirely worthless and unproductive. The soil, yellow, shallow and stony, was tilled, in Hugh's time, by a race of long gaunt men who seemed as exhausted and no-account as the land on which they lived. They were chronically dis-couraged, and the merchants and artisans of the town were in the same state. The merchants, who ran their stores - poor tumble-down ramshackle affairs - on the credit system, could not get pay for the goods they handed out over their counters and the artisans, the shoemakers, carpenters and harnessmakers, could not get pay for the work they did. Only the town's two saloons prospered. The saloon keepers sold their wares for cash and, as the men of the town and the farmers who drove into town felt that without drink life was unbearable, cash always could be found for the purpose of getting drunk.

American Pastoral

  • Filename: american-pastoral.
  • ISBN: 9780547415970
  • Release Date: 1997-05-12
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Author: Philip Roth
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt



American Pastoral is the story of a fortunate American's rise and fall - of a strong, confident master of social equilibrium overwhelmed by the forces of social disorder. Seymour "Swede" Levov - a legendary high school athlete, a devoted family man, a hard worker, the prosperous inheritor of his father's Newark glove factory - comes of age in thriving, triumphant postwar America. But everything he loves is lost when the country begins to run amok in the turbulent 1960s. Not even the most private, well-intentioned citizen, it seems, gets to sidestep the sweep of history. With vigorous realism, Roth takes us back to the conflicts and violent transitions of the 1960s. This is a book about loving - and hating - America. It's a book about wanting to belong - and refusing to belong - to America. It sets the desire for an American pastoral - a respectable life of space, calm, order, optimism, and achievement - against the indigenous American Berserk.

Why Is Dad So Mad

  • Filename: why-is-dad-so-mad.
  • ISBN: 0692420681
  • Release Date: 2015-03-14
  • Number of pages: 36
  • Author: Seth Kastle
  • Publisher:



This book was written to assist military individuals and families who are struggling with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Freak The Mighty

  • Filename: freak-the-mighty.
  • ISBN: 9780545600279
  • Release Date: 2013-03-01
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: Rodman Philbrick
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc.



Two boys – a slow learner stuck in the body of a teenage giant and a tiny Einstein in leg braces – forge a unique friendship when they pair up to create one formidable human force. (Made into the film, The Mighty.)

Why Is Daddy Sad on Sunday Disappointing Moments in Cleveland Sports Coloring Book

  • Filename: why-is-daddy-sad-on-sunday-disappointing-moments-in-cleveland-sports-coloring-book.
  • ISBN: 061599234X
  • Release Date: 2014-04-30
  • Number of pages: 72
  • Author: Scott Kevin O'Brien
  • Publisher:



A humorous coloring book for the whole family, depicting famous disappointing moments from Cleveland professional sports. Why is Daddy Sad on Sunday: Disappointing Moments in Cleveland Sports Coloring Book contains 25 drawings depicting scenes of the biggest Cleveland professional sports bummers, along with a few of the triumphs. The book also contains editorial descriptions of each scene, including commentary by the author. This coloring book was made possible through the support of over 800 Cleveland sports fans and their backing of our Kickstarter.com campaign. It has been featured in the pages of Sports Illustrated, on ESPN's Sportscenter, WKYC and Action19 news in Cleveland and more.

Is That Me Yelling

  • Filename: is-that-me-yelling.
  • ISBN: 9781608829088
  • Release Date: 2014-05-01
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Rona Renner
  • Publisher: New Harbinger Publications



Being a parent is hard work! And when your child refuses to do even the little things—like picking up their toys, taking a bath, or getting in the car to go to school—it’s easy to become frustrated. But what if there was a gentle, effective way for you to improve your kid's behavior without losing your cool or raising your voice? In Is That Me Yelling? leading authority on parenting, Rona Renner outlines effective communication strategies that focus on your child’s unique temperament. While most books on discipline are “one size fits all,” this book offers a tailored parenting approach. Inside, you will learn powerful mindfulness techniques based in cognitive behavioral theory (CBT) and temperament theory to help reduce conflict and foster cooperation, respect, and understanding in your family. You will also learn the real reasons behind your frustration, how your unique temperament, as well as your child’s, can contribute to you losing your temper, and how you can start feeling calm and connecting with your child in a positive way, right away. As a parent, you are often under a great deal of stress. Between helping your child with their homework, running a household, and working, it’s only natural to feel overwhelmed at times. But that’s why you need real, practical solutions to help you communicate effectively and compassionately with your children in a way that will benefit you both. This book will show you how. To learn more, visit www.nurserona.com.

Thinking Fast and Slow

  • Filename: thinking-fast-and-slow.
  • ISBN: 9780141033570
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 499
  • Author: Daniel Kahneman
  • Publisher: Penguin UK



The New York Times Bestseller, acclaimed by author such as Freakonomics co-author Steven D. Levitt, Black Swan author Nassim Nicholas Taleb and Nudge co-author Richard Thaler, Thinking Fast and Slow offers a whole new look at the way our minds work, and how we make decisions.Why is there more chance we'll believe something if it's in a bold type face? Why are judges more likely to deny parole before lunch? Why do we assume a good-looking person will be more competent? The answer lies in the two ways we make choices: fast, intuitive thinking, and slow, rational thinking. This book reveals how our minds are tripped up by error and prejudice (even when we think we are being logical), and gives you practical techniques for slower, smarter thinking. It will enable to you make better decisions at work, at home, and in everything you do.

Hands Free Mama

  • Filename: hands-free-mama.
  • ISBN: 9780310338147
  • Release Date: 2014-01-07
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Author: Rachel Macy Stafford
  • Publisher: Zondervan



“Rachel Macy Stafford's post "The Day I Stopped Saying Hurry Up" was a true phenomenon on The Huffington Post, igniting countless conversations online and off about freeing ourselves from the vicious cycle of keeping up with our overstuffed agendas. Hands Free Mama has the power to keep that conversation going and remind us that we must not let our lives pass us by.” --Arianna Huffington, Chair, President, and Editor-in-Chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, nationally syndicated columnist, and author of thirteen books http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ DISCOVER THE POWER, JOY, AND LOVE of Living “Hands Free” If technology is the new addiction, then multi-tasking is the new marching order. We check our email while cooking dinner, send a text while bathing the kids, and spend more time looking into electronic screens than into the eyes of our loved ones. With our never-ending to-do lists and jam-packed schedules, it’s no wonder we’re distracted. But this isn’t the way it has to be. In July 2010, special education teacher and mother Rachel Macy Stafford decided enough was enough. Tired of losing track of what matters most in life, Rachel began practicing simple strategies that enabled her to momentarily let go of largely meaningless distractions and engage in meaningful soul-to-soul connections. She started a blog to chronicle her endeavors and soon saw how both external and internal distractions had been sabotaging her happiness and preventing her from bonding with the people she loves most. Hands Free Mama is the digital society’s answer to finding balance in a media-saturated, perfection-obsessed world. It doesn’t mean giving up all technology forever. It doesn’t mean forgoing our jobs and responsibilities. What it does mean is seizing the little moments that life offers us to engage in real and meaningful interaction. It means looking our loved ones in the eye and giving them the gift of our undivided attention, leaving the laundry till later to dance with our kids in the rain, and living a present, authentic, and intentional life despite a world full of distractions. So join Rachel and go hands-free. Discover what happens when you choose to open your heart—and your hands—to the possibilities of each God-given moment.

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