Would you sacrifice your future ... for an uncertain past?Gabriella and Evangelia Betarrini are just two normal American teenagers. Normal--except for the fact that they time travel to fourteenth-century Italy, where theyve lived in castles, become swept up in historic battles, and fallen in love with handsome knights willing to do anything to keep them alive.Theyve returned with their mother to the present to save their father before his tragic death, and now the family travels back to the place that holds the girls hearts: medieval Italy. But remaining there means facing great risk as the battle for territory wages on and the Black Plague looms. Will the Betarrinis truly be willing to risk it all.
Dr. Robin L. Smith, noted psychologist, ordained minister, motivational speaker, and best-selling author of Lies at the Altar, seemed to have the perfect life, but underneath it all, she felt empty. In this powerful new work, Dr.
Helps us to understand hex signs as no other work on the subject ever has.-Simon Bronner, author of Following Tradition A landmark in the study of Pennsylvania Dutch folk art.-Henry Glassie, author of The Spirit of Folk Art A revised and expanded edition of the classic work on hex-sign barn decorations, offering insight into their various forms, geographical spread, European origins, evolution in Pennsylvania, and current use in tourism, advertising, and regional art. The authors explore the meaning of the symbols by examining evidence from popular writers, scholars, and contemporary hex-sign painters. Full-color photographs display the grandeur of this Pennsylvania Dutch phenomenon..
Helps students understand what research can and cannot do, become better consumers of research, and learn why properly conducted research is important. This text teaches students to be a better consumer of research results, understand how the research enterprise works, and prepares them to conduct small research projects. Upon completing this text, students will be aware of what research can and cannot do, and why properly conducted research is important.
From Mayo Clinic, a leading authority on health and nutrition, comes The Mayo Clinic Diet, designed to be the last diet youll ever need. In two simple phases, youll be on the road to a healthy weight for the rest of your life. Packed with lots of extra encouragement — meal planners, recipes, tips for overcoming challenges, starting an exercise plan, and much more — The Mayo Clinic Diet gives you everything you need in one book. Toss out the scales and calculators and pick up the foods you love.
Lucky Morgan has had her share of heartbreak. She is devastated when her boyfriend dumps her after sleeping with him and she vows to herself that she wont be used again. She decides that the next guy she dates and sleeps with, will be her one true love.Zane Beaumont is the mysterious and snooty guy that comes into her diner every Friday night with a different girl. Hes the type of guy shes learned to avoid: carefree, fast, handsome, rich, and sarcastic.
One man’s search for the truth about one of the most intriguing urban legends ever—the modern bogeyman, Slender Man—leads him down a dark, dangerous path in this creepy supernatural fantasy reminiscent of Night Film, House of Leaves, and Illuminae, that will make you question where the line between legend and fact beginsA young man is desperate to find his missing friend . desperate enough to resort to the darkest means. But just how much is he willing to pay the Slender Man in order to save her?Told through a variety of narrative devices, including photos, journal entries, e-mails, articles, and other artifacts, this unique spine-tingling story is a brilliant and terrifying look at one of the most fascinating—and diabolical—mythical figures in modern times..
More the 1.46 million people in the United States have hearing losses in sufficient severity to be considered deaf; another 21 million people have other hearing impairments. For many deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals, sign language and voice interpreting is essential to their participation in educational programs and their access to public and private services. However, there is less than half the number of interpreters needed to meet the demand, interpreting quality is often variable, and there is a considerable lack of knowledge of factors that contribute to successful interpreting. Perhaps it is not surprising, then, that a study by the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) found that 70% of the deaf individuals are dissatisfied with interpreting quality.