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Eighteen 18

Author : J. a. Huss
ISBN : 1936413965
Genre : Fiction
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Eighteen is hard. And so is Mateo Alesci. Hard to read, hard to predict, hard in every way that counts. He wants things from me. Dirty things, nasty things, forbidden things. And I have to give in. His attention is completely inappropriate, but I can't say no. The way he looks at me... the way he watches me through my bedroom window... the way he drags me deeper and deeper into his completely forbidden fantasy just... turns me on. He knows it turns me on. He holds all the power. He holds all the cards. He holds my entire future in his hands. And I have to give in. Because Mr. Alesci is my teacher. And I need everything he's offering.

True Stories Of Teen Soldiers

Author : Kristin Thiel
ISBN : 9781502634016
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Around the world, young people under the age of eighteen serve in militaries and as part of armed groups. Their experiences vary from carefully controlled, such as the stories of sixteen-year-old soldiers in the British Armed Forces, to harrowing, such as the cases of teens who are forced to take up arms or face violence to themselves or their families. This book spans the globe, looking at the experiences of young soldiers to contextualize their role in world events, relate the circumstances of their daily lives, and help readers understand how teen soldiers' lives are similar to other teens' in ways both big and small.

The True Story Of Catch 22

Author : Patricia Chapman Meder
ISBN : 9781612001036
Genre : History
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After the publication of his bestselling novel Catch-22, Joseph Heller usually chose to deny that any of his richly drawn characters were based on his actual war mates. However, to those who served with Heller in the 340th Bomb Group the novelÕs characters were indeed recognizableÑthe hard-drinking, vengeful, and disillusioned Chief White Half Oat, young, sliced-in-half Kid Sampson, shrieking, frenzied Hungry Joe, Colonel Cathcart, General Dreedle, Yossarian and that capitalist supreme, Milo Minderbinder. In this book, written and colorfully illustrated by the daughter of the 340th Bomb GroupÕs commander, Colonel Willis Chapman, we finally encounter the real men and combat missions on which the novel was based. While HellerÕs fully developed characters stand solely, solidly and uniquely on their own merits, The True Story of Catch-22 proves that any resemblance to persons living or dead is, in fact, actual. This three-part book blends fact, fancy, and history with full-blown original illustrations and rare, previously unpublished photos of these daring USAAF flyers and their Corsican-based B-25 Mitchell. Along with descriptions of the 340thÕs real wartime events, the work includes twelve men of the Bomb Group relating twelve richly told tales of their own. Now all of the men upon whom Heller based his characters are gone. However, the last survivor, George L. Wells, was an extraordinary combat pilot who tied the record for the number of bombing missions flown in WWII with 102. George, the model for Catch-22s Capt. Wren, is the common thread who weaves through this book, allowing the reader to truly feel the war and even thumb through George's well-worn mission book describing attacks on Axis ports, ships, bridges, and the notorious Brenner Pass. In this book the reader will discover that truth is indeed as fascinating as fiction! Author Patricia Chapman Meder has been a professional artist in both fine and commercial art for the past 35 years, 13 of them in Europe. When Catch-22 was published it was quickly apparent that this book was based on the Bomb Group her father commanded in World War II. This true-life parallel book thus begged to be written. Pat Meder has also written a full-color companion work to "The True Story of Catch-22," containing her delightful original artwork and caricatures of the individuals, "The True Story of Catch-22 Illustrated".

Real Justice Convicted For Being Mi Kmaq

Author : Bill Swan
ISBN : 9781459404403
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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When a black teen was murdered in a Sydney, Cape Breton park late one night, his young companion, Donald Marshall Jr., became a prime suspect. Sydney police coached two teens to testify against Donald which helped convict him of a murder he did not commit. He spent 11 years in prison until he finally got a lucky break. Not only was he eventually acquitted of the crime, but a royal commission inquiry into his wrongful conviction found that a non-aboriginal youth would not have been convicted in the first place. Donald became a First Nations activist and later won a landmark court case in favour of native fishing rights. He was often referred to as the "reluctant hero" of the Mi'kmaq community.

Real Justice Sentenced To Life At Seventeen

Author : Cynthia J. Faryon
ISBN : 9781459401693
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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David Milgaard was a troubled kid, and he got into lots of trouble. Unfortunately, that made it easy for the Saskatoon police to brand him as a murderer. At seventeen, David Milgaard was arrested, jailed, and convicted for the rape and murder of a young nursing assistant, Gail Miller. He was sent to adult prison for life. Throughout his twenty-three years in prison, David maintained that he was innocent and refused to admit to the crime, even though it meant he was never granted parole. Finally, through the incredible determination of his mother and new lawyers who believed in him, David was released and proven not guilty. Astonishingly, in hindsight the real murderer was obvious from the start. This is the true story of how bad decisions, tunnel vision, poor representation, and outright lying and coercion by those within the justice system caused a tragic miscarriage of justice. It also shows that wrongs can be righted and amends made. [Fry Reading Level - 4.3]

The 2000 Presidential Election In The U S

Author : Ray L. Baker Jr.
ISBN : 9781468942927
Genre : History
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“The 2000 Presidential Election in the U.S.” is a memoir of all the twists and turns of a presidential election run amuck. It details, point by point, the misdeeds of the judicial, legislative, and executive branches of the U.S. government. It highlights possibly criminal activity on the part of attorney general of the United States, secretaries of state, state and local governments, election officials, and numerous law enforcement agencies. This book exposes a vastly unjust electoral system. It also highlights the motivations and input of major players such as, George W. Bush, Al Gore, Jesse Jackson, Ralph Nader, and John Ashcroft. Many events have clouded our memory but “The 2000 Presidential Election in the U.S.” is a stark reminder of how the 21st century started.

Boys Life

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Boys' Life is the official youth magazine for the Boy Scouts of America. Published since 1911, it contains a proven mix of news, nature, sports, history, fiction, science, comics, and Scouting.

Hipaa For Health Care Professionals

Author : Carole Krager
ISBN : 9781111802691
Genre : Health & Fitness
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HIPAA for Healthcare Professionals clearly explains HIPAA concepts and brings meaning to the concepts through examples, real-life scenarios, thought-provoking questions, and discussion. Perfect for any allied health professional, coverage includes key information on the HIPAA ruling including fundamentals, privacy issues, explanation of the security ruling, and dispels HIPAA myths. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Victorian Short Stories Of Troubled Marriages Easyread Super Large 18pt Edition

ISBN : 9781427081551
Genre : Fiction
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18 Hours

Author : Sandra E. Lee
ISBN : 0732282462
Genre : Afghan War, 2001-
File Size : 37. 16 MB
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Jock Wallace was pumped. It was the start of Operation Anaconda, the US-led military offensive to flush out Al Qaeda and Taliban from their last stronghold in the Sahi Kot Valley in Afghanistan. If intelligence reports were correct, there were between 100 and 250 enemy fighters holed up in the extensive cave systems, etc.

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