Score: 4.5
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  • Author: Veronica Roth
  • Release Date : 2011-05-03
  • Genre: Dystopian
  • File Size: 4530845 Bytes

This first book in Veronica Roth's #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent series of books is the novel the inspired the major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Kate Winslet. This dystopian series set in a futuristic Chicago has captured the hearts of millions of teen and adult readers.Perfect for fans of the Hunger Games and Maze Runner series, Divergent and its sequels, Insurgent and Allegiant, are the gripping story of a dystopian world transformed by courage, self-sacrifice, and love. Fans of the Divergent movie will find the book packed with just as much emotional depth and exhilarating action as the film, all told in beautiful, rich language.One choice can transform you. Beatrice Prior's society is divided into five fact...

The Cuckoo's Calling
Score: 4
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The Cuckoo's Calling

  • Author: Robert Galbraith
  • Release Date : 2013-04-30
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 3760088 Bytes

Published under a pseudonym, J. K. Rowling's brilliant debut mystery introduces Detective Cormoran Strike as he investigates a supermodel's suicide in "one of the best books of the year" (USA Today).After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client, creditors are calling, and after a breakup with his longtime girlfriend, he's living in his office.Then John Bristow walks through his door with a shocking story: His sister, the legendary supermodel Lula Landry -- known to her friends as the Cuckoo -- famously fell to her death a few months earlier. The police ruled it a suicide, but John refuses to believe that. The case plunges Strike into the world of multi...

First Peoples In Canada

First Peoples In Canada

  • Author : Alan D. McMillan
  • Publisher : D & M Publishers
  • Release Date : 2009-12-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781926706849

First Peoples In Canada Book Description :

First Peoples in Canada provides an overview of all the Aboriginal groups in Canada. Incorporating the latest research in anthropology, archaeology, ethnography and history, this new edition describes traditional ways of life, traces cultural changes that resulted from contacts with the Europeans, and examines the controversial issues of land claims and self-government that now affect Aboriginal societies. Most importantly, this generously illustrated edition incorporates a Nativist perspective in the analysis of Aboriginal cultures....

Ohio s First Peoples

Ohio s First Peoples

  • Author : James H. O'Donnell
  • Publisher : Ohio University Press
  • Release Date : 2004-01-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780821415245

Ohio s First Peoples Book Description :

Annotation In an accessible narrative style, O'Donnell depicts the Native Americans of the Buckeye State from the time of the Hopewell peoples to the forced removal of the Wyandots in the 1840s....

Food Plants of Coastal First Peoples

Food Plants of Coastal First Peoples

  • Author : Nancy J. Turner
  • Publisher : UBC Press
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0774805331

Food Plants of Coastal First Peoples Book Description :

As long as people have lived in North America, wild plants have been animportant source of food. For Native people in western Canada, thenutritional and cultural contribution made by these plants was immense:in all, some 200 species of wild plants provided food. The differentways in which these were used resulted in an almost limitless selectionof dishes derived from wild plants....

First Peoples

First Peoples

  • Author : Jeffrey Sissons
  • Publisher : Reaktion Books
  • Release Date : 2005-05-30
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1861892411

First Peoples Book Description :

First Peoples explores how, instead of being absorbed into a homogeneous modernity, indigenous cultures are actively shaping alternative futures for themselves and appropriating global resources for their own culturally specific needs....

First Peoples of Canada

First Peoples of Canada

  • Author : Jean-Luc Pilon
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442626126

First Peoples of Canada Book Description :

A catalogue of a travelling exhibition of 150 archaeological and ethnographic objects owned by the Canadian Museum of Civilization....

First Person  First Peoples

First Person First Peoples

  • Author : Andrew Garrod
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0801484146

First Person First Peoples Book Description :

Relates the Dartmouth graduates' struggle to reconcile their college experiences with their ethnic heritage...

Foundations of First Peoples  Sovereignty

Foundations of First Peoples Sovereignty

  • Author : Ulrike Wiethaus
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0820481696

Foundations of First Peoples Sovereignty Book Description :

Foundations of First Peoples' Sovereignty is an innovative collection of essays offering interdisciplinary perspectives on the topic of sovereignty for Indigenous nations. Presenting contemporary initiatives and scholarship in the humanities on behalf of First Peoples, the volume affirms and explores the dynamic interplay between tribal community action and reflection, academic work, and the commonalities shared by Indigenous nations globally....

First Peoples  First Contacts

First Peoples First Contacts

  • Author : Jonathan C. H. King
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0674626540

First Peoples First Contacts Book Description :

From the Big-Game Hunters who appeared on the continent as far back as 12,000 years ago to the Inuits plying the Alaskan waters today, the Native peoples of North America produced a culture remarkable for its vibrancy, breadth, and diversity--and for its survival in the face of almost inconceivable trials. This book is at once a history of that culture and a celebration of its splendid variety. Rich in historical testimony and anecdotes and lavishly illustrated, it weaves a magnificent tapestry of Native American life reaching back to the earliest human records. A recognized expert in North American studies, Jonathan King interweaves his account with Native histories, from the arrival of the first Native Americans by way of what is now Alaska to thei...

First Peoples in a New World
Score: 4
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First Peoples in a New World

  • Author : David J. Meltzer
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2009-05-27
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0520943155

First Peoples in a New World Book Description :

More than 12,000 years ago, in one of the greatest triumphs of prehistory, humans colonized North America, a continent that was then truly a new world. Just when and how they did so has been one of the most perplexing and controversial questions in archaeology. This dazzling, cutting-edge synthesis, written for a wide audience by an archaeologist who has long been at the center of these debates, tells the scientific story of the first Americans: where they came from, when they arrived, and how they met the challenges of moving across the vast, unknown landscapes of Ice Age North America. David J. Meltzer pulls together the latest ideas from archaeology, geology, linguistics, skeletal biology, genetics, and other fields to trace the breakthroughs that...

Our Stories

Our Stories

  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Genre: Indigenous peoples
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:1059257292

Our Stories Book Description :

"This text was developed as a resource to support our Indigenous Studies: First Peoples in Canada stackable credential launched in 2014... We have endeavoured to tell Indigenous truths through storytelling. Truths about the times before the settlers, truths about the interactions of Indigenous communities, clans, and Nations, and the settlers, and truths about the ways we must move forward towards reconciliation. Laying bare the facts has not been easy, but it is essential if we are to honour our commitment to move forward and heal. We believe this etextbook to be one of a kind and hope it will be welcomed by all as a respectful contribution to Truth and Reconciliation." -- pg. v-vi....