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Book Title : Thunderhead
Author : Neal Shusterman
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 2018-01-09
Pages : 512
ISBN : 9781442472471
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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“Intelligent and entertaining.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “Even better than the first book.” —School Library Journal (starred review) Rowan and Citra take opposite stances on the morality of the Scythedom, putting them at odds, in the chilling sequel to the Printz Honor Book Scythe from New York Times bestseller Neal Shusterman, author of the Unwind dystology. Humans learn from their mistakes. I cannot. I make no mistakes. The Thunderhead is the perfect ruler of a perfect world, but it has no control over the scythedom. A year has passed since Rowan had gone off grid. Since then, he has become an urban legend, a vigilante snuffing out corrupt scythes in a trial by fire. His story is told in whispers across the continent. As Scythe Anastasia, Citra gleans with compassion and openly challenges the ideals of the “new order.” But when her life is threatened and her methods questioned, it becomes clear that not everyone is open to the change. Old foes and new enemies converge, and as corruption within the Scythedom spreads, Rowan and Citra begin to lose hope. Will the Thunderhead intervene? Or will it simply watch as this perfect world begins to unravel?

Book Title : The Toll
Author : Neal Shusterman
Publisher : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release Date : 2019-11-05
Pages : 640
ISBN : 9781481497060
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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In the highly anticipated finale to the New York Times bestselling trilogy, dictators, prophets, and tensions rise. In a world that’s conquered death, will humanity finally be torn asunder by the immortal beings it created? Citra and Rowan have disappeared. Endura is gone. It seems like nothing stands between Scythe Goddard and absolute dominion over the world scythedom. With the silence of the Thunderhead and the reverberations of the Great Resonance still shaking the earth to its core, the question remains: Is there anyone left who can stop him? The answer lies in the Tone, the Toll, and the Thunder.

Book Title : Scythe
Author : Neal Shusterman
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release Date : 2016-11-22
Pages : 433
ISBN : 9781442472426
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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In a world in which the only way to die is to be killed by a scythe, Citra and Rowan compete to earn a position as a scythe's apprentice--a competition that will see the loser die by the hand of the winner.

Book Title : CO2 Sequestration and Valorization
Author : Claudia R. V. Morgado
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release Date : 2014-03-12
Pages : 472
ISBN : 9789535112259
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The reconciliation of economic development, social justice and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is one of the biggest political challenges of the moment. Strategies for mitigating CO2 emissions on a large scale using sequestration, storage and carbon technologies are priorities on the agendas of research centres and governments. Research on carbon sequestration is the path to solving major sustainability problems of this century a complex issue that requires a scientific approach and multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary technology, plus a collaborative policy among nations. Thus, this challenge makes this book an important source of information for researchers, policymakers and anyone with an inquiring mind on this subject.

Book Title : Jennie
Author : Douglas Preston
Publisher : Macmillan
Release Date : 1997-12-15
Pages : 320
ISBN : 0812565339
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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An orphaned African chimpanzee moves in with a typical 1960s American family, in a story inspired by studies of actual primates raised by humans

Book Title : The Lightness of Being
Author : Frank Wilczek
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release Date : 2009-06-04
Pages : 292
ISBN : 9780141927626
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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What's the meaning of it all? Or rather: what exactly is 'it'? Here Frank Wilczek, Nobel Prize-winning physicist and legend, examines the very nature of reality itself, showing how almost everything we think we know about 'it' is wrong. The Lightness of Being is an engaging tour de force, revealing a universe where matter is the hum of strange music, mass doesn't weigh, and empty space is a multilayered, multicoloured superconductor. Physicists' understanding of the essential nature of reality changed radically over the past quarter century. And Frank Wilczek has played a lead role in establishing the new paradigms. Transcending the clash and mismatch of older ideas about what matter and space is, Wilczek presents some brilliant and clear syntheses. Extraordinarily readable and authoritative, The Lightness of Being is the first book to unwrap these exciting new ideas for the general public. It explores their implications for basic questions about space, mass, energy, and the longed-for possibility of a fully unified theory of Nature. Pointing to new directions where great discoveries in fundamental physics are likely, and providing a visionary context for the experiments in CERN, he envisions a new Golden Age in physics.

Book Title : Guys Read The Dirt on Our Shoes
Author : Neal Shusterman
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release Date : 2013-09-17
Pages : 50
ISBN : 9780062289698
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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T-Bin has been traveling through space for years to deposit its passengers on a new planet, to give them a new life. But now, mere days from arrival, Tanner can’t shake the feeling that there’s a more sinister plot at work. A short story from Guys Read: Other Worlds, edited by Jon Scieszka.

Book Title : Mastering Derivatives Markets
Author : Francesca Taylor
Publisher : Pearson Education India
Release Date : 2011-01
Pages : 406
ISBN : 0273735675
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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An essential read for anyone serious about understanding the impact of technology on the global derivatives market. • •Includes up-to-the-minute explanations, covering the basics of options, swaps, and futures across the key asset classes: rates, currency, equity, commodity, and credit. •Relevant to anyone working within the financial markets, from the new entrant to the seasoned trader looking for updates, and to non-trading personnel working in IT, legal, compliance, and operations. Mastering Derivatives Markets provides full up-to-the-minute explanations--with worked examples and screen shots--covering the basics of options, swaps, and futures across the key asset classes: rates, currency, equity, commodity, and credit. This book is relevant to anyone working within the financial markets, from the new entrant to the seasoned trader looking for updates, and to nontrading personnel working in IT, legal, compliance, risk, credit, and operations. The fourth edition has been completely revised with new chapters, covering the most up-to-date thinking in the market, OTC clearing, regulation, benchmarking, electronic Futures Trading in the FX market, new insights into the Commodities market, and Carbon Trading and environmental products.

Book Title : Defiant
Author : Alvin Townley
Publisher : Macmillan
Release Date : 2014-02-04
Pages : 432
ISBN : 9781250037619
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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During the Vietnam War, hundreds of American prisoners-of-war faced years of brutal conditions and horrific torture at the hands of North Vietnamese guards and interrogators who ruthlessly plied them for military intelligence and propaganda. Determined to maintain their Code of Conduct, the POWs developed a powerful underground resistance. To quash it, their captors singled out its eleven leaders, Vietnam's own "dirty dozen," and banished them to an isolated jail that would become known as Alcatraz. None would leave its solitary cells and interrogation rooms unscathed; one would never return. As these eleven men suffered in Hanoi, their wives at home launched an extraordinary campaign that would ultimately spark the nationwide POW/MIA movement. The members of these military families banded together and showed the courage to not only endure years of doubt about the fate of their husbands and fathers, but to bravely fight for their safe return. When the survivors of Alcatraz finally came home, one would go on to receive the Medal of Honor, another would become a U.S. Senator, and a third still serves in the U.S. Congress. A powerful story of survival and triumph, Alvin Townley's Defiant will inspire anyone wondering how courage, faith, and brotherhood can endure even in the darkest of situations.

Book Title : Origami Aircraft
Author : Jayson Merrill
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Release Date : 2006-06
Pages : 64
ISBN : 9780486450629
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Clear instructions and step-by-step diagrams show advanced paperfolders — and enthusiastic beginners — how to construct origami aircraft that actually fly! 16 planes, among them the Bandit, Shadow, Firestorm, and Cyclone, are all made from square sheets of paper and are fully functional. The planes soar, landing gear retracts, cockpits open, and cannons swivel.