Score: 4.5
From 116 Ratings

The Distance Between Us


  • Author: Reyna Grande
  • Release Date : 2012-08-28
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 58934193 Bytes


In this inspirational and unflinchingly honest memoir, acclaimed author Reyna Grande describes her childhood torn between the United States and Mexico, and shines a light on the experiences, fears, and hopes of those who choose to make the harrowing journey across the border.Reyna Grande vividly brings to life her tumultuous early years in this “compelling . . . unvarnished, resonant” (BookPage) story of a childhood spent torn between two parents and two countries. As her parents make the dangerous trek across the Mexican border to “El Otro Lado” (The Other Side) in pursuit of the American dream, Reyna and her siblings are forced into the already overburdened household of their stern grandmother. When their mother at last returns, Reyna prepa...

Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

My Dear Ones


  • Author: Jonathan Wittenberg
  • Release Date : 2016-05-19
  • Genre: History
  • File Size: 4907998 Bytes


A family’s story of human tenacity, faith and a race for survival in the face of unspeakable horror and cruelty perpetrated by the Nazi regime against the Jewish people.Growing up in the safety of Britain, Jonathan Wittenberg was deeply aware of his legacy as the child of refugees from Nazi Germany. Yet, like so many others there is much he failed to ask while those who could have answered his questions were still alive.After burying their aunt Steffi in the ancient Jewish cemetery on the Mount of Olives, Jonathan, now a rabbi, accompanies his cousin Michal as she begins to clear the flat in Jerusalem where the family have lived since fleeing Germany in the 1930s. Inside an old suitcase abandoned on the balcony they discover a linen bag containing ...

My View My Voice Levels K 2

My View My Voice Levels K 2


  • Author : Rebekah Coleman
  • Publisher : Teacher Created Materials
  • Release Date : 2018-04-02
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781425835330


My View My Voice Levels K 2 Book Description :

This classroom resource provides teachers with a strong foundation in the elements of persuasive writing. In the 21st century classroom, the skills and strategies required to effectively evaluate and compose opinions has never been greater. This book discusses why teaching persuasive writing is relevant and beneficial to the target age groups, and includes resources to help grades K-2 students examine multiple views on a topic and write their own informed, effective opinions and arguments. Persuasive writing provides students with an avenue to examine a topic, develop informed views, express their opinions, and defend their ideas with logical, evidence-based reasoning. This resource takes a unique approach to the topic of teaching persuasive writing ...

Raise Your Voice 2

Raise Your Voice 2


  • Author : Jaime Vendera
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2013-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1936307294


Raise Your Voice 2 Book Description :

One exercise, one minute, one new voice... In Raise Your Voice 2: The Advanced Manual, glass-shattering vocal coach Jaime Vendera unveils his most innovative exercise designed to explode a singer's voice beyond their potential. The "Ultimate Isolation Exercise" is comprised of a six-exercise stack, which takes approximately one minute per pitch. By stacking Jaime's top warm up and workout exercises, the vocal muscles are strengthened in a unique manner to assure increased vocal range, power, improved tonal quality, and stamina, while cutting practice time by as much as two-thirds. This book is NOT for the beginner, and should only be attempted by dedicated Raise Your Voice students! As well, Jaime revisits key components of his RYV methodology and in...

Writing Lesson Level 2  Using Your Voice as a Writer

Writing Lesson Level 2 Using Your Voice as a Writer


  • Author : Richard Gentry, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : Teacher Created Materials
  • Release Date : 2014-02-01
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781480776210


Writing Lesson Level 2 Using Your Voice as a Writer Book Description :

Incorporate writing instruction in your classroom as an essential element of literacy development while implementing best practices. Simplify the planning of writing instruction and become familiar with the Common Core State Standards of Writing....

Lifting My Voice

Lifting My Voice


  • Author : Barbara Hendricks
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Release Date : 2014-06-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781613748527


Lifting My Voice Book Description :

Growing up African American in segregated Arkansas in the 1950s, Barbara Hendricks witnessed firsthand the painful struggle for civil rights. After graduation from the Juilliard School of Music, Hendricks immediately won a number of important international prizes, and began performing in recitals and operas throughout the world. A Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, she is as devoted to humanitarian work as she is to her music. Always the anti-diva, Hendricks is a down-to-earth and straightforward woman, whether singing Mozart or black spirituals. She challenges stereotypes and puts the music first and presents a warm, engaging, and honest self-portrait of one of the great women of music....

My Voice

My Voice


  • Author : Angie Martinez
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-05-17
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101990353


My Voice Book Description :

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Angie Martinez is the “Voice of New York.” Now, for the first time, she candidly recounts the story of her rise to become an internationally celebrated hip hop radio icon. In her current reign at Power 105.1 and for nearly two decades at New York’s Hot 97, Angie Martinez has had one of the highest rated radio shows in the country. After working her way up as an intern, she burst on the scene as a young female jock whose on-air “Battle of the Beats” segment broke records and became a platform for emerging artists like a young Jay Z. Angie quickly became known for intimate, high-profile interviews, mediating feuds between artists, and taking on the most controversial issues in hip hop. At age twenty-five, at the ...

Your Own Song to Sing  Volume 2

Your Own Song to Sing Volume 2


  • Author : Saverio
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2011-04-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781456887735


Your Own Song to Sing Volume 2 Book Description :

Writing has taken over my life.. in a good way. My thoughts continually are geared towards my next song. Sometimes I get a few lines in my head when I am driving and I have to pull over the car and write them down! No matter where I am, I get the urge to write. I could be talking to a neighbor, or be in the middle of mass at church and a word or phrase will pop into my head and whoa! -a new song is born! More than anything I love, love, love, the peace of mind songwriting allows me to have. Most of my lyrics take me 15 to 30 minutes to write. There was a time when I was writing 6-8 lyrics in a day. Sometimes I would sit there and stare at my pencil asking why did you stop? I swear at times the pencil kept moving like I wasnt even thinking of what to ...

A Casebook of Cognitive Therapy for Psychosis

A Casebook of Cognitive Therapy for Psychosis


  • Author : Anthony P. Morrison
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1583912061


A Casebook of Cognitive Therapy for Psychosis Book Description :

This book is a unique volume in which leading clinicians and researchers in the field of cognitive therapy for psychosis illustrate their individual approaches to the understanding of the difficulties faced by people with psychosis and how this informs intervention. Chapters include therapies focused on schizophrenia and individual psychotic symptoms such as hallucinations and delusions (including paranoia). Beck's original case study of cognitive therapy for psychosis from 1952 is reprinted, accompanied by his 50-year retrospective analysis. Also outlined are treatments for: • bipolar disorder • dual diagnosis • schema-focused approaches • early intervention to prevent psychosis • adherence to medication This book will be useful to clinici...

Writing Lesson Level 5  What s My Voice

Writing Lesson Level 5 What s My Voice


  • Author : Richard Gentry, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : Teacher Created Materials
  • Release Date : 2014-02-01
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781480777927


Writing Lesson Level 5 What s My Voice Book Description :

Incorporate writing instruction in your classroom as an essential element of literacy development while implementing best practices. Simplify the planning of writing instruction and become familiar with the Common Core State Standards of Writing....