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The Crossover
Author: Kwame Alexander
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date: 2014-03-18
Pages: 240
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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New York Times bestseller ∙ Newbery Medal Winner ∙Coretta Scott King Honor Award ∙2015 YALSA 2015 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults∙ 2015 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers ∙Publishers Weekly Best Book ∙ School Library Journal Best Book∙ Kirkus Best Book "A beautifully measured novel of life and line."—The New York Times Book Review "With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . .The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. Cuz tonight I’m delivering," announces dread-locked, 12-year old Josh Bell. He and his twin brother Jordan are awesome on the court. But Josh has more than basketball in his blood, he's got mad beats, too, that tell his family's story in verse, in this fast and furious middle grade novel of family and brotherhood from Kwame Alexander. Josh and Jordan must come to grips with growing up on and off the court to realize breaking the rules comes at a terrible price, as their story's heart-stopping climax proves a game-changer for the entire family.

The Crossover  Graphic Novel
Author: Kwame Alexander
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date: 2019-09-24
Pages: 224
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Kwame Alexander’s New York Times bestseller and Newbery Medal–winning The Crossover is vividly brought to life as a graphic novel with stunning illustrations by star talent Dawud Anyabwile. New York Times Bestseller · Newbery Medal Winner · Coretta Scott King Honor Award · 2015 YALSA Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults · 2015 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers · Publishers Weekly Best Book · School Library Journal Best Book · KirkusReviews Best Book “A beautifully measured novel of life and line.” —New York Times Book Review The Crossover is now a graphic novel! “With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . . The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. ’Cuz tonight I’m delivering,” raps twelve-year-old Josh Bell. Thanks to their dad, he and his twin brother, Jordan, are kings on the court. But Josh has more than basketball in his blood—he’s got mad beats, too, which help him find his rhythm when it’s all on the line. See the Bell family in a whole new light through Dawud Anyabwile’s dynamic illustrations as the brothers’ winning season unfolds, and the world as they know it begins to change.

How To Read A Book
Author: Kwame Alexander
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release Date: 2019-06-18
Pages: 32
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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A stunning new picture book from Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander and Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet! This New York Times bestselling duo has teamed up for the first time to bring you How to Read a Book, a poetic and beautiful journey about the experience of reading. Find a tree—a black tupelo or dawn redwood will do—and plant yourself. (It’s okay if you prefer a stoop, like Langston Hughes.) With these words, an adventure begins. Kwame Alexander’s evocative poetry and Melissa Sweet’s lush artwork come together to take readers on a sensory journey between the pages of a book.

The Design Of Active Crossovers
Author: Douglas Self
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release Date: 2011
Pages: 579
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The Design of Active Crossovers is a unique guide to the design of high-quality circuitry for splitting audio frequencies into separate bands and directing them to different loudspeaker drive units specifically designed for handling their own range of frequencies. Traditionally this has been done by using passive crossover units built into the loudspeaker boxes; this is the simplest solution, but it is also a bundle of compromises. The high cost of passive crossover components, and the power losses in them, means that passive crossovers have to use relatively few parts. This limits how well the crossover can do its basic job. Active crossovers, sometimes called electronic crossovers, tackle the problem in a much more sophisticated manner. The division of the audio into bands is performed at low signal levels, before the power amplifiers, where it can be done with much greater precision. Very sophisticated filtering and response-shaping networks can be built at comparatively low cost. Time-delay networks that compensate for phyical misalignments in speaker construction can be implemented easily; the equivalent in a passive crossover is impractical because of the large cost and the heavy signal losses. Active crossover technology is also directly applicable to other band-splitting signal-processing devices such as multi-band compressors. The use of active crossovers is increasing. They are used by almost every sound reinforcement system, by almost every recording studio monitoring set-up, and to a small but growing extent in domestic hifi. There is a growing acceptance in the hifi industry that multi-amplification using active crossovers is the obvious next step (and possibly the last big one) to getting the best possible sound. There is also a large usage of active crossovers in car audio, with the emphasis on routing the bass to enormous low-frequency loudspeakers. One of the very few drawbacks to using the active crossover approach is that it requires more power amplifiers; these have often been built into the loudspeaker, along with the crossover, and this deprives the customer of the chance to choose their own amplifier, leading to resistance to the whole active crossover philosophy. A comprehensive proposal for solving this problem is an important part of this book. The design of active crossovers is closely linked with that of the loudspeakers they drive. A chapter gives a concise but complete account of all the loudspeaker design issues that affect the associated active crossover. This book is packed full of valuable information, with virtually every page revealing nuggets of specialized knowledge never before published. Essential points of theory bearing on practical performance are lucidly and thoroughly explained, with the mathematics kept to an essential minimum. Douglas' background in design for manufacture ensures he keeps a wary eye on the cost of things. Features: Crossover basics and requirements The many different crossover types and how they work Design almost any kind of active filter with minimal mathematics Make crossover filters with very low noise and distortion Make high-performance time-delay filters that give a constant delay over a wide range of frequency Make a wide variety of audio equaliser stages: shelving, peaking and notch characteristics All about active crossover system design for optimal noise and dynamic range There is a large amount of new material that has never been published before. A few examples: using capacitance multipliers in biquad equalisers, opamp output biasing to reduce distortion, the design of NTMTM notch crossovers, the design of special filters for filler-driver crossovers, the use of mixed capacitors to reduce filter distortion, differentially elevated internal levels to reduce noise, and so on. Douglas wears his learning lightly, and this book features the engaging prose style familiar from his other books The Audio Power Amplifier Design Handbook, Self on Audio, and the recent Small Signal Audio Design.

Out Of Wonder
Author: Kwame Alexander
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Release Date: 2017
Pages: 40
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Presents a collection of twenty poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.

Booked
Author: Kwame Alexander
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date: 2016-04-05
Pages: 240
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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New York Times Bestseller ∙ National Book Award Longlist ∙ ILA-CBC Children's Choice List ∙ ALA Notable Children’s Book ∙ Book Links’ Lasting Connections ∙ Kirkus Best Book ∙ San Francisco Chronicle Best Book∙ Washington Post Best Book∙ BookPage Best Book "A novel about a soccer-obsessed tween boy written entirely in verse? In a word, yes. Kwame Alexander has the magic to pull off this unlikely feat, both as a poet and as a storyteller. " — The Chicago Tribune Like lightning/you strike/fast and free/legs zoom/down field/eyes fixed/on the checkered ball/on the goal/ten yards to go/can’t nobody stop you/ can’t nobody cop you… In this follow-up to the Newbery-winning novel THE CROSSOVER, soccer, family, love, and friendship, take center stage as twelve-year-old Nick learns the power of words as he wrestles with problems at home, stands up to a bully, and tries to impress the girl of his dreams. Helping him along are his best friend and sometimes teammate Coby, and The Mac, a rapping librarian who gives Nick inspiring books to read. This electric and heartfelt novel-in-verse by poet Kwame Alexander bends and breaks as it captures all the thrills and setbacks, action and emotion of a World Cup match!

Solo
Author: Kwame Alexander
Publisher: Blink
Release Date: 2017-08-01
Pages: 464
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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New York Times bestseller! Blade never asked for a life of the rich and famous. In fact, he’d give anything not to be the son of Rutherford Morrison, a washed-up rock star and drug addict with delusions of a comeback. Or to no longer be part of a family known most for lost potential, failure, and tragedy, including the loss of his mother. The one true light is his girlfriend, Chapel, but her parents have forbidden their relationship, assuming Blade will become just like his father. In reality, the only thing Blade and Rutherford have in common is the music that lives inside them. And songwriting is all Blade has left after Rutherford, while drunk, crashes his high school graduation speech and effectively rips Chapel away forever. But when a long-held family secret comes to light, the music disappears. In its place is a letter, one that could bring Blade the freedom and love he’s been searching for, or leave him feeling even more adrift. “A contemporary hero’s journey, brilliantly told.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review “A rhythmic, impassioned ode to family, identity, and the history of rock and roll.” —Booklist, starred review “Many readers will identify with Blade’s struggle to find his place in a family where he feels like an outsider.” —Publishers Weekly “The authentic character development and tone will strike a chord with young adults.” —School Library Journal

PDF Nabarava Special Edition   Ddu Is Nicer Than Human
Author: Dianus King
Publisher: Diggalto
Release Date: 2019-10-05
Pages: 274
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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"About the Book" Humans, it's time to be nice. Diggalto offers the world's first PDF e-book optimized for smartphones. "Ddu is nicer than Human" is a PDF version of "Nabarava" an e-pub-type E-book published in six volumes. We bound up six volumes into one, so we do not wish to have duplicate purchases by readers who have already purchased in single volume. Dianus King's worldview is all new and vast. The key to his worldview in the Nabarava series is the Grumm World. There are six stories in "Ddu is nicer than Human" that are independent, and connected like a puzzle. Nabarava's main characters are Cukang, Bangku and Cudangs, but Dianus King made the minor characters through Storyteller and Mini versions into main characters. This unique composition allows readers to understand the Grumm World in a variety of ways. To explain briefly with the character, this is what it is. O, K, and Qonya shows how interesting public transportation is. Gisaro, who is tone-deaf, gives information that there are Coucous on the Grumm planet that are similar to dinosaurs on Earth. Dalgma tells us that there are many craftsmen living on the continent of Jaran. Nomudara, who makes Romendery candy, tells the story of Ddus' love. Masiddama tells friendships with her Earth friend by food-related stories. During your trip to Grumm World with this work, your smartphone will turn into a wonderful paper book. It also recommends Nabarava OST, which invigorates the trip. "Contents" 1. Uco’s Lucky Horn 2. DJ Dalgma 3. Nomudara’s Candy Shop 4. The Elderly Woman Masiddama’s A Box Lunch 5. An Octuple-decker Bus and A Giant Grummer 6. Nabarava1 O.K.Qonya "Publisher’s Review" Grummers, it's time to start a deal. Meet the Imagination Exchanger. Don't forget to express your respects, if you meet a Vaturai on the way.

Rebound
Author: Kwame Alexander
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date: 2018-04-02
Pages: 416
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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New York Times bestseller ∙ ALA Notable Book * "An eminently satisfying story of family, recovery, and growing into manhood."—Kirkus, starred review From the New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander comes Rebound, a dynamic novel in verse and companion to his Newbery Award-winner, The Crossover, illustrated with striking graphic novel panels. Before Josh and Jordan Bell were streaking up and down the court, their father was learning his own moves. In this prequel to Newbery Medal winner The Crossover, Chuck Bell takes center stage, as readers get a glimpse of his childhood and how he became the jazz music worshiping, basketball star his sons look up to. A novel in verse with all the impact and rhythm readers have come to expect from Kwame Alexander, Rebound will go back in time to visit the childhood of Chuck "Da Man" Bell during one pivotal summer when young Charlie is sent to stay with his grandparents where he discovers basketball and learns more about his family's past.

Crossover
Author: Ad Graafland
Publisher:
Release Date: 2006
Pages: 703
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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