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  • Tom Petty and Philosophy

    Tom Petty and Philosophy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812694659

    "Seventeen curious, well-tuned writers (they're fans, too) turn their philosophical attention to Tom Petty in this intellectually rigorous and wildly fun 'little box set of big ideas'. In his hits, deep cuts, and videos they find complexity, ideas,…

  • Double-Dare to Be Scared

    Double-Dare to Be Scared
    av Robert D. San Souci

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812627169

    What's creepier than being lost in the woods all alone? How about being lost in those woods, and sensing that you're not alone? Robert D. San Souci, popular author of Dare to Be Scared, has spun another thirteen masterful tales to keep nightlights b…

  • Orphan Black and Philosophy

    Orphan Black and Philosophy

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812699203

    In Orphan Black, several apparently unconnected women discover that they are exact physical doubles -- they're illegally produced clones, and someone is having them killed. Law enforcement is powerless to help. The clones are forced to form their ow…

  • Ethical Marxism

    Ethical Marxism
    av Bill, Jr. Martin

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812696288

    This book aims to reinvigorate the Marxist project and the role it might play in illuminating the way beyond capitalism. Though political economy and scientific investigation are needed for pure Marxism, Martin's argument is that the extent to which…

  • 17

    17
    av Liz Rosenberg

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812649154

    Feeling the pressures of life, Stephanie faces her junior year with little optimism, but her new friendship with fellow writer and poetry-lover, Denny Pistill, helps her cope with her troubles and get her through her darker days, in a coming-of-age…

  • There's a Kangaroo in My Soup!

    There's a Kangaroo in My Soup!
    av Joan Lennon

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812628982

    Kevin is a quiet boy. He lives in a quiet house, on a quiet street, in a quiet town. Nothing exciting ever happens to him . . . until Cynthia the Kangaroo hops into his life. Billed as the Mistress of 1,000 Disguises, Cynthia has escaped from the ci…

  • Nation at War: Soldiers, Saints, and Spies

    Nation at War: Soldiers, Saints, and Spies

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812679007

    The North and the South had grown apart, developing different ways of life with different types of problems. To the South, compromise no longer seemed possible. Southerners wanted to govern themselves as a separate nation. To the North, the formatio…

  • The Philosophy of Julia Kristeva

    The Philosophy of Julia Kristeva

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812694895

    The Philosophy of Julia Kristeva is the latest addition to the highly acclaimed series, The Library of Living Philosophers. The book epitomizes the objectives of this acclaimed series; it contains critical interpretation of one of the greatest philo…

  • How I Met Your Mother and Philosophy

    How I Met Your Mother and Philosophy

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812698350

    Like philosophy itself, How I Met Your Mother has everyone thinking. Have you ever wondered why you identify so strongly with Barney despite the fact that he's such a douche? Or why your life story doesn't make sense until you know the ending--or at…

  • Overboard

    Overboard
    av Elizabeth Fama

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812626520

    Plunged into the dark waters off Sumatra when her ferry sinks, 14-year-old Emily fights to stay alive amid the chaos and horror of passengers drowning in the night. Striking out toward land, Emily finds a young Islamic Indonesian boy, Isman, floatin…

  • Ladybug, Ladybug

    Ladybug, Ladybug
    av Cricket Magazine Group

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812679366

    Poems about nature, animals, and everyday events fill the beautifully illustrated pages of this book. These narratives in miniature, by such talents as Omar Rayyan and Sylvia Long, chronicle everything from the search for the fabled "peanut butter f…

  • Perseus

    Perseus

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812627350

    This adventurous, dramatic, and at times funny retelling of the Perseus myth retains the spirit and structure of the original while offering a coming-of-age story sure to appeal to modern readers.Readers will follow Perseus on his quest to kill the…

  • Johnny Cash and Philosophy

    Johnny Cash and Philosophy

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812696455

    Interest in the Man in Black has grown since his death in 2003, with increased record sales, cover videos by groups like Nine Inch Nails, and the 2006 biopic Walk the Line cementing his fame. This book honors Cash by examining the many philosophical…

  • Robert Finds a Way

    Robert Finds a Way
    av Barbara Seuling

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812627343

    Resourceful, and extremely amusing, third-grader Robert Dorfman is not having a good day because he has to go to the orthodontist, take his dog for an emergency visit to the vet, battle against his family to get cyber time, and attempt to teach his…

  • Sartre Explained

    Sartre Explained
    av David Detmer

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812696318

    Jean-Paul Sartre is perhaps the most famous of the existentialists, and by far the most famous philosopher of the post-war era. Sartre was a highly prolific writer and thinker, and delving into his novels, plays, stories, essays, and memoirs can be…

  • Favorite Mother Goose Rhymes

    Favorite Mother Goose Rhymes
    av Cricket Magazine Group

    Kartonnage - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812679359

    A collection of traditional nursery rhymes includes such familiar verses as "Jack and Jill," "Three Little Kittens," and "Pop! Goes the Weasel," illustrated by such artists as John Sandford and Judith Pfeiffer.

  • In a Word

    In a Word
    av Rosalie Baker

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812627107

    What's in a word? A lot, as IN A WORD tells us! Words travel through time and evolve -taking on new characteristics, new meanings, and providing fascinating tales of people, places, and times long ago. Each entry of IN A WORD tells its tale in a wit…

  • Stonewall Jackson: Spirit of the South

    Stonewall Jackson: Spirit of the South

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812679076

    When young Thomas Jackson was promoted three times in 15 months during the United States-Mexican War, his superior officers saw that he had the potential to be a great leader. Fourteen years later, in the early days of the Civil War, General Jackson…

  • Do the Hokey Pokey

    Do the Hokey Pokey
    av Alison McDonough

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812626995

    What could be more embarrassing for an 11-year-old than watching his mother dance the Hokey Pokey in front of his entire class? Not much, according to Brendan Breen. Having recently moved from New York City to a small town in Pennsylvania, Brendan w…

  • Bugs

    Bugs

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812679267

    Fact: Some beetles eat dung and lay an egg on top of a ball of it so that the baby will have plenty of good dung to eat when it hatches. Another fact: Butterflies taste with their foot hair, not their fancy, hollow tongues! In Bugs readers explore t…

  • Mister Rogers and Philosophy

    Mister Rogers and Philosophy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812694772

    Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, which began as The Children's Corner in 1953 and terminated in 2001, left its mark on America.The show's message of kindness, simplicity, and individual uniqueness made Rogers a beloved personality, while also provoking…

  • The Philosophy of Arthur C. Danto

    The Philosophy of Arthur C. Danto

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812697322

    Arthur Danto is the Johnsonian Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Columbia University and the most influential philosopher of art in the last half century. As an art critic for The Nation for 25 years and frequent contributor to other widely read o…

  • Reggie

    Reggie
    av Eve Bunting

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812627466

    Alex and his dog Patch are out for a walk when the boy discovers a little toy mouse dressed in a red vest. He falls in love with the tiny creature promptly named Reggie and takes it home. Soon, "lost mouse" signs appear in Alex's neighborhood, but h…

  • The Onion and Philosophy

    The Onion and Philosophy

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812696875

    The Onion, with its unique brand of deadpan satirical humor, has become a familiar part of the American scene. The newspaper has a readership of over a million, and it reaches millions more with its spin-off books and The Onion News Network. The Oni…

  • Empiricism at the Crossroads

    Empiricism at the Crossroads
    av Thomas Uebel

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812696400

    "Reconstructs and analyzes the Vienna Circle's protocol-sentence debate and the positions of the central theorists involved: Moritz Schlick, Rudolf Carnap, and Otto Neurath"--Provided by publisher.

  • Write Me If You Dare!

    Write Me If You Dare!
    av Emily Rhoads Johnson

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812629446

    When she's not helping her father with his bee-keeping business, 11-year-old Maddie Pruitt is on the lookout for signs. Ever since she spied a falling star the night her mother died, Maddie has relied on signs and rituals to keep herself, her father…

  • If I Were a Kid in Ancient China

    If I Were a Kid in Ancient China
    av Cobblestone Publishing

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812679311

    What modern boy or girl wouldn't want to be called "Precious Child," as parents in ancient China referred to their children? Or wear a beautiful silk brocade jacket, as wealthy youngsters did? Or nibble on a crunchy roasted cricket? This fun book ex…

  • Gettysburg: Bold Battle in the North

    Gettysburg: Bold Battle in the North

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812679038

    Gettysburg, a quiet Pennsylvania farm town, was located at the intersection of nine major roads. The town, set amid rolling hills and valleys, was an ideal spot for a battle but neither army planned it that way. When the Union and Confederate armies…

  • Pets

    Pets

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812679250

    In Pets readers explore the world of pets with articles full of fun facts and an exciting story about a young girl named Heather and her horse, Razz. Among many interesting facts, children learn that prehistoric people hunted horses for food before…

  • Young Heroes of the North and South

    Young Heroes of the North and South

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812679014

    When people read about the Civil War, it is often stories about daring soldiers in battle. But soldiers were not the only ones involved in the war. In every town and city, on every farm and in every school, children played a role in the conflict. Wh…

  • Chief Sunrise, John McGraw, and Me

    Chief Sunrise, John McGraw, and Me
    av Timothy Tocher

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812627114

    "Easy there," came the voice. "If you're fixin' to throw somethin', at least let me get my mitt on." CHIEF SUNRISE, JOHN McGRAW, AND ME is a middle-grade baseball story featuring an all-American kid head-over-heels in love with the game. On the run…

  • Bruce Springsteen and Philosophy

    Bruce Springsteen and Philosophy

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812696479

    "Essays examine philosophical aspects of rock musician Bruce Springsteen's music, lyrics, and legacy"--Provided by publisher.

  • Two Suns in the Sky

    Two Suns in the Sky
    av Miriam Bat-Ami

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812629002

    After being moved from Yugosalvia to a refugee camp in New York after World War II, one Jewish boy is befriended by a local girl, but when their special friendship turns to romance, their parents demand they end the relationship.

  • Who Is Baseball's Greatest Pitcher?

    Who Is Baseball's Greatest Pitcher?
    av Jeff Kisseloff

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812626858

    Asks the reader to compare the statistics for thirty-three of baseball's greatest starting pitchers and decide who is the best.

  • What Philosophy Can Tell You About Your Lover

    What Philosophy Can Tell You About Your Lover

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812697636

    Be warned--in your journey through this volume you will encounter many true stories. Some will make you laugh, others could make you cry, and all are enough to thoroughly embarrass the authors. These stories would never be allowed to see the light o…

  • Abraham Lincoln: Defender of the Union

    Abraham Lincoln: Defender of the Union

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812679021

    When Abraham Lincoln became president of the United States in 1861, he faced the most severe crisis the nation had ever experienced. The Southern states had broken from the Union and formed the Confederate States of America, challenging the authorit…

  • My Road Trip to the Pretty Girl Capital of the World

    My Road Trip to the Pretty Girl Capital of the World
    av Brian Yansky

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812626919

    It?s 1979, and Simon?s life is unraveling before his very eyes. He doesn?t get along with his father, his girlfriend has just dumped him, he?s in trouble with the school authorities, and he?s been arrested for drinking underage and smoking pot?not t…

  • Therapy Breakthrough

    Therapy Breakthrough
    av Michael R. Edelstein

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812696868

    Like no other book you have ever read, Therapy Breakthrough explains clearly and vividly just what goes on in psychotherapy, why there are so many different systems of psychotherapy which disagree with one another, where these different schools of t…

  • Dvorak in America

    Dvorak in America
    av Joseph Horowitz

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812626810

    What should the music of America sound like? At the end of the nineteenth century, no one was sure ? should we imitate Europe, or find our own voice? But what would that be? When the great Czech composer Antonin Dvorak came here, he found the answer…

  • The Myth of the Closed Mind

    The Myth of the Closed Mind
    av Ray Scott Percival

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812696851

    "It's like talking to a brick wall" and "We'll have to agree to disagree" are popular sayings referring to the frustrating experience of discussing issues with people who seem to be beyond the reach of argument. It's often claimed that some people--…

  • Oink-Oink

    Oink-Oink
    av Cricket Magazine Group

    Kartonnage - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812679342

    A cat might meow in English, but what does it do in Korean? Very young readers discover how animals of different cultures make their own unique sounds in this engaging picture book. They learn what sound a monkey makes in Swedish ("Twee-twee"), how…

  • Freedom Roads

    Freedom Roads
    av Joyce Hansen

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812626735

    The Underground Railroad was meant to be a set of secret pathways, and its traces have been obscured by time. But Joyce Hansen and Gary McGowan, who won a Coretta Scott King Honor for their previous book, show how archaeologists and historians sift…

  • Robert and the Back-to-School Special

    Robert and the Back-to-School Special
    av Barbara Seuling

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812626629

    Robert's return to third grade isn't as auspicious as he had hoped. When his classmates start laughing at him, he decides it's because of his curly hair, which has grown long over the summer. He convinces his friend Paul to give him a haircut, with…

  • Discworld and Philosophy

    Discworld and Philosophy

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812699197

    In Discworld, unlike our own frustrating Roundworld, everything makes sense. The world is held up by elephants atop a swimming turtle, the sun goes around the world every day, and things always happen because someone intends them to happen. Millions…

  • Scorpio's Child

    Scorpio's Child
    av Kezi Matthews

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812628906

    Fourteen-year-old Afton is alienated from her mother, who is the perfect wife when her sailor husband is home, but emotionally distant when he is away. When her mother's brother, Bailey, turns up an uncle Afton never knew existed Afton begins to won…

  • The Philosophy of Xunzi

    The Philosophy of Xunzi
    av Kurtis Hagen

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812695977

    "Gives a new interpretation of Chinese philosopher Xunzi's ideas, which were central to Confucianism for over a thousand years. Xunzi is not absolutist or insistent upon conformity, but rather sees social roles as contingent and context-sensitive"--…

  • Our Spiritual Crisis

    Our Spiritual Crisis
    av Michael N. Nagler

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812695816

    Michael Nagler argues that problems now faced by American society spring from a false way of looking at the world,based on the premise that material things are fundamental, consciousness merely derivative. He advocates a return to the ancient and Ea…

  • The Philosophy of Michael Dummett

    The Philosophy of Michael Dummett

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812696219

    For over 50 years, Sir Michael Dummett has been a major philosophical voice in a wide range of fields, including epistemology, ontology, and the philosophy of language. This comprehensive volume treats all of these subjects and more in detail. It co…

  • The Philosophy of Michael Dummett

    The Philosophy of Michael Dummett

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812696226

    For over 50 years, Sir Michael Dummett has been a major philosophical voice in a wide range of fields, including epistemology, ontology, and the philosophy of language. This comprehensive volume treats all of these subjects and more in detail. It co…

  • Robert Takes a Stand

    Robert Takes a Stand
    av Barbara Seuling

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812627121

    In the latest volume of the popular Robert series, animal-lover Robert Dorfman's research on the clouded leopard for a school report introduces him to the animal rights movement. When he organizes a peaceful protest outside a local fur salon, he's s…

  • 911

    911

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812626599

    A collection of essays, poems, short fiction, and drawings was created in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, by authors and illustrators of books for young adults. Teacher's Guide available. Simultaneous.

  • 911

    911

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812626766

    A collection of essays, poems, short fiction, and drawings was created in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, by authors and illustrators of books for young adults. Teacher's Guide available. Simultaneous.