In Our Own Words Book
Score: 4
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In Our Own Words


  • Author : Senator Robert Torricelli
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2000-10-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 450
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743410526

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In Our Own Words Excerpt :

Presents a collection of oratory including sermons, speeches, courtroom arguments, radio broadcasts, eulogies, and commencement addresses.

Growing Up Trans Book

Growing Up Trans


  • Author : Lindsay Herriot
  • Publisher : Orca Book Publishers
  • Release Date : 2021-08-17
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781459831391

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Growing Up Trans Excerpt :

What does it mean to be young and transgender today? Growing Up Trans shares stories, essays, art and poetry created by trans youth aged 11 to 18. In their own words, the works illustrate the trans experience through childhood, family and daily life, school, their bodies and mental health. Together the collection is a story of the challenges, big and small, of being a young trans person. At the same time, it’s a toolkit for all young people, transgender or not, about what understanding, acceptance and support for the trans community looks like. In addition to the contributed works, there are questions and tips from experts in the field of transgender studies to challenge the reader on how to be a trans ally. Growing Up Trans came out of a series of workshops held in Victoria, British Columbia, to bring together trans youth from across the country with mentors in the community.

In Our Own Words Book
Score: 4.5
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In Our Own Words


  • Author : Robert G. Torricelli
  • Publisher : Kodansha America
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 450
  • ISBN 10 : 1568362919

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In Our Own Words Excerpt :

A collection of oratory includes sermons, speeches, courtroom arguments, radio broadcasts, eulogies, and commencement addresses

In Our Own Words Teacher s Manual Book

In Our Own Words Teacher s Manual


  • Author : Rebecca Mlynarczyk
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-08-22
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 0521540291

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In Our Own Words Teacher s Manual Excerpt :

In Our Own Words takes the unique approach of using student writing as a resource for writing instruction and idea development. The Teacher's Manual clearly articulates the guiding principles on which the Student's Book is based. The book also provides helpful teaching suggestions and tips. Answers for select activities in the Student's Book are given.

In Their Own Words Book

In Their Own Words


  • Author : Terry Turchie
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-01-27
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN 10 : 1951008359

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In Their Own Words Excerpt :

In Their Own Words answers, an important question on the minds of many Americans-what is happening inside America"s Democratic Party today? During the 1980s, before the collapse of the Soviet Socialist Republics, prominent Democratic leaders Bernie Sanders and Bill De Blasio were ardent supporters of Marxist Daniel Ortega and his Nicaraguan revolution. Ortega was the man of the people, intent on forming a socialist government of equality in the Central American country. Today Ortega crushes dissent from the people he "liberated," joining Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela as just another "elected" dictator who has destroyed his country through the implementation of socialism. But who from the media is questioning the horrendous judgment of Sanders and De Blasio back then, as they actually push the same policies for America now? In Their Own Words shines the light on the insidious nature of socialism as the transformative step towards communist utopia. The problem is-the "utopia" part never happens. This book explains why. . (R. Jean Gray, Special Agent in Charge, Soviet Counterintelligence, FBI, New York, Retired).

Our Own Words Book

Our Own Words


  • Author : The Collaborative Book Project
  • Publisher : Inside Out & Associates Australia Pty Limited
  • Release Date : 2020-04-27
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN 10 : 0646806645

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Our Own Words Excerpt :

Our Own Words shows that people experiencing extreme states of mental distress - often termed 'mental illness' - hold diverse perspectives on the nature of their experiences. The writers create meaning within the complex process of navigating ways to live with, through and beyond mental and emotional distress. These stories reveal many counter-narratives: challenges to widespread notions that equate extreme states of emotional distress with illness and pathology; challenges to predominant beliefs about how others ought to respond. Our Own Words represents a compelling contribution to an emerging 'lived experience' knowledge base. These first-person narratives offer many opportunities for people experiencing mental and emotional distress, service providers, educators, families and communities to foster meaningful, supportive and effective ways of both understanding and responding to these very human experiences.

My Own Words Book
Score: 4
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My Own Words


  • Author : Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-10-04
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 371
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501145247

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My Own Words Excerpt :

"The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993--a ... collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had [an] ... influence on law, women's rights, and popular culture"--

Selective Mutism In Our Own Words Book

Selective Mutism In Our Own Words


  • Author : Cheryl Forrester
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2015-12-21
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781784501143

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Selective Mutism In Our Own Words Excerpt :

An eye-opening and enlightening collection of stories from people living with Selective Mutism (SM), this book provides a much-needed platform for people with SM to share experiences of the condition in their own words. Exploring all aspects of SM, from symptoms and diagnostic criteria, to triggers and the consequences of being psychologically unable to speak, the stories in this book dispel the myths around this often misunderstood condition. Far from refusing to talk, or choosing not to, the contributors offer genuine insights into why they simply cannot speak in certain situations or in front of certain people. Children, teens and adults from the UK and US share experiences of feeling isolated, struggling at school, and finding ways to communicate. Letting people with SM know that they are not alone with the condition, the book will also help family, friends and professionals to understand what it is like to live with SM.

In Our Own Words  Power in Prayer Book

In Our Own Words Power in Prayer


  • Author : Pearl Brooks Perez
  • Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-02-03
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 100
  • ISBN 10 : 9781649133106

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In Our Own Words Power in Prayer Excerpt :

In Our Own Words: Power in Prayer By: Pearl Brooks Perez After being encouraged by a friend, Pearl Brooks Perez was inspired to write about the power of prayer for her family and friends. She believes that prayer is crucial in life given the world we live in. This book is unique because it includes real, personal stories, testimonies, and experiences that people have shared in the hope that others will be inspired and know that they are not alone.

In Their Own Words 2 Book

In Their Own Words 2


  • Author : The National Archives
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-09-06
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781844865239

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In Their Own Words 2 Excerpt :

Letters, postcards, notes and telegraphs from the great and the good, the notorious and the downright wicked, shine a spotlight on a range of historical events and movements providing an immediate link to the immediate and much more distant past. The book includes letters from: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Mikhail Gorbachev, Lucien Freud, Barbara Hepworth, Nelson Mandela, Caitlin Thomas, Mary Whitehouse, Gandhi, George Washington among many others. Subjects covered include suffragette disturbances, obscene publications, relations between international leaders, child emigration including the Kindertransport. The book features 55 letters, each with a 600-word essay, and a 3000 word introduction. There are 150 images in the book: 55 of the letters themselves, and a further 95 supplementary images.

Edmonton In Our Own Words Book

Edmonton In Our Own Words


  • Author : Linda Goyette
  • Publisher : University of Alberta
  • Release Date : 2005-04-18
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 504
  • ISBN 10 : 0888644493

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Edmonton In Our Own Words Excerpt :

Including photographs from private collections, historic maps, and a timeline of Edmonton's history, this official publication of the City of Edmonton's Centennial presents the personal stories of eyewitnesses and descendants explaining, arguing, crying, scolding, laughing and interrupting one another in a city's evolving conversation with itself.

In Our Own Words Book

In Our Own Words


  • Author : Isagani R. Cruz
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Authors, Filipino
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015052860155

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In Our Own Words Book

In Our Own Words


  • Author : Mary E. Crawford
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 381
  • ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106011263735

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This text is intended for courses on psychology of women, psychology of gender or women's studies courses, and can accompany any psychology of women text. It provides coverage of the diversity of female experience. Articles are first person accounts of female experience such as motherhood, sexuality, work, relationships, developmental issues and violence against women. It includes readings of feminist writers and scholars, such as Gloria Steinem, Susan Douglass, Bell Hooks, Anna Quindlen and Ursula Le Guin.

In Their Own Words Book

In Their Own Words


  • Author : David Aaron
  • Publisher : Rand Corporation
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 335
  • ISBN 10 : 9780833044020

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In Their Own Words Excerpt :

The author's introductory and contextual material lays out a framework for what the jihadis are saying - to each other and to the world."--BOOK JACKET.

In Their Own Words Book

In Their Own Words


  • Author : Solveig Zempel
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11-30
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452903101

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In Their Own Words Excerpt :

For most Norwegians in the nineteenth century, America was a remote and exotic place until the first immigrants began to write home. Their letters were among the most valuable, accessible, and reliable sources of information about the new world and the journey to it. For many immigrants, writing letters home was their most cherished opportunity to communicate their thoughts and feelings in their native language. Through vivid translations of letters written to family and friends between 1870 and 1945, In Their Own Words traces the stories of nine Norwegian immigrants: farmer, fisherman, gold miner, politician, unmarried mother, housewife, businessman, railroad worker, contractor. Their common bond was the experience of immigration and acculturation, but their individual experiences were manifested in a wide variety of forms. Solveig Zempel has thoughtfully selected and translated letters rich in personal description and observation to present each writer’s subjective view of historical events. Often focusing on the minutiae of daily life and the feelings of the individual immigrant, the letters form a complex, intimate, and colorful mosaic of the immigrant world. Solveig Zempel is chair of the Norwegian Department at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.