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Among the Impostors

By Margaret Peterson Haddix
  • ISBN Code: : 0689848080
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 176
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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Danger continues to loom over Luke now that he's out of hiding in the second book in bestselling author Margaret Peterson Haddix's Shadow Children series. Luke Garner is an illegal third child. All his life has been spent in hiding. Now, for the first time, Luke is living among others. He has assumed a deceased boy's identity and is attending Hendricks School for Boys, a windowless building with cruel classmates and oblivious teachers. Luke knows he has to blend in, but he lives in constant fear that his behavior will betray him. Then one day Luke discovers a door to the outside. He knows that beyond the walls of Hendricks lie the secrets he is desperate to uncover. What he doesn't know is whom he can trust -- and where the answers to his questions may lead him...

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Rosi must decide what she’s willing to risk to save her family—and maybe even all of humanity—in the thrilling first novel of a new trilogy from New York Times bestselling author, Margaret Peterson Haddix. For the past twelve years, adults called “Freds” have raised Rosi, her younger brother Bobo, and the other children of their town, saying it is too dangerous for them to stay with their parents, but now they are all being sent back. Since Rosi is the oldest, all the younger kids are looking to her with questions she doesn’t have the answers to. She’d always trusted the Freds completely, but now she’s not so sure. And their home is nothing like she’d expected, like nothing the Freds had prepared them for. Will Rosi and the other kids be able to adjust to their new reality?

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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1439106657
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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So my only protection is a kindergarten teacher and a ninety-eight-pound female minister....And they don't even believe I'm in danger. As Bethany approaches her thirteenth birthday, her parents begin acting more oddly than usual: Her mother cries constantly, and her father barely lets Bethany out of his sight. Then one morning he hustles the entire family into the car, drives across several state lines -- and leaves Bethany with an aunt she never knew existed. Bethany has no idea what's going on. She's worried that her mom and dad are running from some kind of trouble, but she can't find out because they won't tell her where they are going. Bethany's only clue is a few words she overheard her father tell her aunt Myrlie: "She doesn't know anything about Elizabeth." But Aunt Myrlie won't tell Bethany who Elizabeth is, and she won't explain why people in her small town react to Bethany as if they've seen a ghost. The mystery intensifies when Bethany gets a package from her father containing four different birth certificates from four states, with four different last names -- and thousands of dollars in cash. And when a strange man shows up asking questions, Bethany realizes she's not the only one who's desperate to unravel the secrets of her past. In this exhilarating thriller, Margaret Peterson Haddix crafts a taut story so full of twists and turns, readers will be gripped until the startling conclusion.

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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1442402504
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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Cecelia looks like a peasant girl and lives in a village so small that it's not even on the map. But she knows that secretly, she is the true princess, hidden away as a baby to be kept safe from the enemies of the kingdon. A commoner named Desmia was placed on the throne as a decoy. Cecelia has always known that when it was safe, she would be taken out of hiding and returned to her rightful place on the throne. Then danger finds her in her village, and Cecelia has to act. With the help of her best friend Harper, she decides to take matters into her own hands, relieve Desmia of the the crown, and take up her own rule. But when they venture from their small village to the capital city and into the famed Palace of Mirrors, Harper and Cecelia discover that all is not as it seems, and that they have placed themselves in more danger than ever before.

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By Margaret Peterson Haddix
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1442436042
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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Unending war leads to the discovery of uneasy truths when two teens question the status quo in this riveting thriller. For as long as Tessa can remember, her country has been at war. When local golden boy Gideon Thrall is awarded a medal for courage, it’s a rare bright spot for everyone in Tessa’s town—until Gideon refuses the award, claims he was a coward, and runs away. Tessa is bewildered, and she can’t help but follow Gideon to find out the truth. But Tessa is in for more than she bargained for. Before she knows it, she has stowed away on a rogue airplane and is headed for enemy territory. But all that pales when she discovers a shocking truth that rocks the foundation of everything she’s ever believed—a truth that will change the world. Is Tessa strong enough to bring it into the light?

Diary of a Wimpy Among Us Crewmate: Book 2

By Block Boy
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  • Publisher : Block Boy
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 97
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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Against the odds, Crewmate Blue and the Crew of the Skeld made it to Polus. But this cold planet has a secret. What is hiding in the specimen room? Why are their holes everywhere? Can Blue and his friends find out before they fall victim to the enemy hidden Among Us?

The Dare

By R.L. Stine
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 9781439120453
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 417
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Johanna Wise has always longed to be part of Dennis Arthur’s rich, popular crowd, and she can’t believe it when he finally asks her out. She thought she’d do anything to keep Dennis, but when he dares her to kill their teacher, she’s not so sure. Will she really kill for love?

Structural, Syntactic, and Statistical Pattern Recognition

By Niels da Vitoria Lobo,Takis Kasparis,Michael Georgiopoulos,Fabio Roli,James Kwok,Georgios C. Anagnostopoulos,Marco Loog
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 3540896899
  • Total of Pages : 1011
  • Category : Computers
  • Members : 981
  • Pdf File: structural-syntactic-and-statistical-pattern-recognition.pdf

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This volume in the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series contains 98 papers presented at the S+SSPR 2008 workshops. S+SSPR 2008 was the sixth time that the SPR and SSPR workshops organized by Technical Committees, TC1 and TC2, of the International Association for Pattern Rec- nition (IAPR) wereheld as joint workshops. S+SSPR 2008was held in Orlando, Florida, the family entertainment capital of the world, on the beautiful campus of the University of Central Florida, one of the up and coming metropolitan universities in the USA. S+SSPR 2008 was held during December 4–6, 2008 only a few days before the 19th International Conference on Pattern Recog- tion(ICPR2008),whichwasheldin Tampa,onlytwo hoursawayfromOrlando, thus giving the opportunity of both conferences to attendees to enjoy the many attractions o?ered by two neighboring cities in the state of Florida. SPR 2008 and SSPR 2008 received a total of 175 paper submissions from many di?erent countries around the world, thus giving the workshop an int- national clout, as was the case for past workshops. This volume contains 98 accepted papers: 56 for oral presentations and 42 for poster presentations. In addition to parallel oral sessions for SPR and SSPR, there was also one joint oral session with papers of interest to both the SPR and SSPR communities. A recent trend that has emerged in the pattern recognition and machine lea- ing research communities is the study of graph-based methods that integrate statistical andstructural approaches.

Watson Refuted

By Samuel W. Francis
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 443
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"Watson Refuted" by Samuel W. Francis. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Vagrancy in Law and Practice under the Old Poor Law

By Audrey Eccles
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317002911
  • Total of Pages : 262
  • Category : History
  • Members : 382
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In eighteenth-century England, the law surrounding vagrancy was complicated, and practice stood in complex relationship to law. Drawing on extensive archival research and in-depth study of both statute law and local administrative records, this book examines the complexities of vagrancy law and the realities of its practice during the long eighteenth century. It shows how settlement law and poor law provision failed to address both the changing demographic situation and the impact of wars, leaving significant numbers without support. Focusing on the 1744 Vagrant Act, the study traces how and why the law evolved, from 1700 when vagrancy was first made a county charge, and what changes followed in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It explores how vagrancy law was used and to what effect, how it was extended and adapted to plug gaps in both poor law provision and in dealing with petty crime not covered by statute law, and how law and practice intersected with social reality. Using the Quarter Sessions records of six counties: Westmorland, Cambridgeshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Lancashire and Middlesex, the book is able to give the first account of vagrancy law in provincial England, rather than focusing on metropolitan areas, thus also demonstrating the tensions between parishes, justices and counties over the use of law and its financial impact. By detailed reference to cases of individual vagrants, the book also shows what sorts of people were dealt with under vagrancy law, what happened to them, and how and why the justices discriminated between the unfortunate and the criminal elements among them. This analysis reveals the principal causes of the vagrancy problems and the misfit between the law and social reality, with particular emphasis on the impact of wars and immigration from Ireland and Scotland. As the first full-length study of vagrancy law and practice in the eighteenth century, this book will constitute an essential item in any collection of books on the old poor law.

Formal Aspects of Component Software

By Luis Soares Barbosa,Markus Lumpe
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 364227269X
  • Total of Pages : 305
  • Category : Computers
  • Members : 878
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This book constitutes revised selected papers of the 7th International Workshop on Formal Aspects of Component Software, FACS 2010, held in Guimarães, Portugal, in October 2010. The 13 full papers and 4 short papers presented together with 1 panel discussion and 2 invited talks were carefully reviewed and selected from 37 submissions. The workshop seeks to develop a better understanding on how formal methods can or should be used for component-based software development to succeed.

Beating the Impostor Syndrome

By Portia Mount,Susan Tardanico
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  • Publisher : Center for Creative Leadership
  • Book Code : 1604915293
  • Total of Pages : 30
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 913
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Do you feel like you’re faking it? Are you afraid that someone is going to discover you are an impostor, and that you don’t deserve your achievements and successes? You could be suffering from the Impostor Syndrome. This book will explore what the Impostor Syndrome is, why many high-achieving and driven leaders suffer from it, and how, with the right techniques, you can beat the Impostor Syndrome and embrace your success.

THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDIAN PSYCHOLOGY, Volume 8, No. 4, Part 7

By Dr. Suresh Makvana ,Dr. Ankit Patel
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  • Publisher : RED'SHINE Publication. Pvt. Ltd.
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 153
  • Category : Antiques & Collectibles
  • Members : 356
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Read and download full book THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDIAN PSYCHOLOGY, Volume 8, No. 4, Part 7

Rendering Techniques ’98

By George Drettakis,Nelson Max
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Book Code : 3709164532
  • Total of Pages : 343
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Members : 644
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Some of the best current research on realistic rendering is included in this volume. It emphasizes the current "hot topics” in this field: image based rendering, and efficient local and global-illumination calculations. In the first of these areas, there are several contributions on real-world model acquisition and display, on using image-based techniques for illumination and on efficient ways to parameterize and compress images or light fields, as well as on clever uses of texture and compositing hardware to achieve image warping and 3D surface textures. In global and local illumination, there are contributions on extending the techniques beyond diffuse reflections, to include specular and more general angle dependent reflection functions, on efficiently representing and approximating these reflection functions, on representing light sources and on approximating visibility and shadows. Finally, there are two contributions on how to use knowledge about human perception to concentrate the work of accurate rendering only where it will be noticed, and a survey of computer graphics techniques used in the production of a feature length computer-animated film with full 3D characters.

Roads Less Traveled and Other Perspectives on Nationally Competitive Scholarships

By Suzanne McCray,Joanne Brzinski
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  • Publisher : University of Arkansas Press
  • Book Code : 1610756231
  • Total of Pages : 150
  • Category : Education
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Applying for nationally competitive scholarships can be a daunting process for students. Thousands apply each year for scholarships with familiar names like the Rhodes, Marshall, Gates Cambridge, Schwarzman, Fulbright, Truman, Goldwater, Udall, and Madison, or for one of many STEM opportunities like National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships or National Defense Science and Engineering Fellowship. For many, the applications present an unfamiliar territory, so students seek out informed advisors who can help them navigate the terrain. This volume of essays is a great way for anyone advising students through an application to become an expert. Roads Less Traveled and Other Perspectives on Nationally Competitive Scholarships provides critical information from scholarship foundations about the best ways to guide students—from considering a career path, to completing the application, to preparing for an interview. Experienced advisors also share helpful tips on practical topics like writing letters of endorsement or assisting those who want to study abroad, and they provide programmatic advice on how to broaden the pool of applicants, address those with financial needs, and make all who apply feel the process has value beyond winning. Roads Less Traveled and Other Perspectives on Nationally Competitive Scholarships is a must for anyone advising students on scholarships.