On the Move Book

On the Move


  • Author : Oliver Sacks
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2016-02-25
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 446
  • ISBN 10 : 9781447264064

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On the Move Excerpt :

Physician and writer Oliver Sacks recounts his experiences as a young neurologist; his physical passions--weight lifting and swimming; his love affairs, both romantic and intellectual; his guilt over leaving his family to come to America; his bond with his schizophrenic brother; and the writers and scientists--Thom Gunn, A.R. Luria, W.H. Auden, Gerald M. Edelman, Francis Crick--who influenced him.

Faith on the Move Book

Faith on the Move


  • Author : Julie McGonegal
  • Publisher : The United Church of Canada
  • Release Date : 2021-01-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9781551342542

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Faith on the Move Excerpt :

Our spiritual practices carry us through the times of transition in our lives, when we wander in a metaphorical desert. For migrants, refugees, and immigrants, the journey is more than a metaphor. Daily reflections by diverse contributors invite us to reflect on and embody God’s welcome and love for people who are on the move for a variety of reasons. A study guide for groups is included.

Mallory on the Move Book

Mallory on the Move


  • Author : Laurie Friedman
  • Publisher : Millbrook Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781512457254

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Mallory on the Move Excerpt :

Audisee® eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and sentence highlighting to engage reluctant readers! When eight-and-a-half-year-old Mallory McDonald’s parents tell her that they are moving, she’s mad—really mad! It’s not fair! How can they make her move away from Mary Ann, her best friend in the whole wide world? Who will she paint her toenails with, tell secrets to, and make scrapbooks with? When Mallory arrives at her new house on Wish Pond Road, things are terrible. Her room is too small and the girl next door is mean. But Joey lives next door, too. Even though he doesn’t paint his toes, he tells jokes, helps teach her cat to do tricks, and shows her how to skateboard. Mallory’s having so much fun she forgets the pact she made with Mary Ann never to make friends with a boy next door. But, when Mary Ann comes to visit, what will Mallory do? Will she have to choose between her best friend and her new friend?

On the Move Book

On the Move


  • Author : Tim Cresswell
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 342
  • ISBN 10 : 9780415952552

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On the Move Excerpt :

On the Move presents a rich history of one of the key concepts of modern life: mobility. However, as Cresswell shows through a series of historical episodes, while mobility has certainly increased in modern times, attempts to control mobility are just as characteristic of modernity.

Music on the Move Book

Music on the Move


  • Author : Danielle Fosler-Lussier
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Release Date : 2020-06-10
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 323
  • ISBN 10 : 9780472054503

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Music on the Move Excerpt :

Music is a mobile art. When people move to faraway places, whether by choice or by force, they bring their music along. Music creates a meaningful point of contact for individuals and for groups; it can encourage curiosity and foster understanding; and it can preserve a sense of identity and comfort in an unfamiliar or hostile environment. As music crosses cultural, linguistic, and political boundaries, it continually changes. While human mobility and mediation have always shaped music-making, our current era of digital connectedness introduces new creative opportunities and inspiration even as it extends concerns about issues such as copyright infringement and cultural appropriation. With its innovative multimodal approach, Music on the Move invites readers to listen and engage with many different types of music as they read. The text introduces a variety of concepts related to music’s travels—with or without its makers—including colonialism, migration, diaspora, mediation, propaganda, copyright, and hybridity. The case studies represent a variety of musical genres and styles, Western and non-Western, concert music, traditional music, and popular music. Highly accessible, jargon-free, and media-rich, Music on the Move is suitable for students as well as general-interest readers.

Chickens on the Move Book

Chickens on the Move


  • Author : Pam Pollack
  • Publisher : Astra Publishing House
  • Release Date : 2021-07-13
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 9781635926347

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Chickens on the Move Excerpt :

Grandpa has a surprise for Tim, Anne, and Gordon - CHICKENS! Now, where should they put the chickens and their new home? Each time they move the fence, the home becomes a different shape, but the perimeter stays the same.

Plants on the Move Book

Plants on the Move


  • Author : Émilie Vast
  • Publisher : Charlesbridge Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-05-25
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 9781632899255

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Plants on the Move Excerpt :

A gorgeous, lyrical introduction to the idea that plants aren't as stationary as you might think. Watch out for those buttercup creepers! When you think of a plant, you don't think of how it moves. But the feathery seeds of the dandelion fly to other gardens, strawberry tendrils creep, and maple seeds spin. There are many different ways plants move, not only as they grow, but in their quest to reproduce: falling, clinging, floating, burrowing--even exploding! Fourteen plant journeys are chronicled, but more than sixty species are highlighed in Émilie Vast's fantastic and unique art style. Learn the scientific names for the different ways plants move.

On the Move Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

On the Move


  • Author : Scotti Cohn
  • Publisher : Arbordale Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 18
  • ISBN 10 : 9781607186168

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On the Move Excerpt :

Learn which animals migrate due to seasonal food changes and which animals migrate according to their life cycles.

Children on the Move Book

Children on the Move


  • Author : Charles Oberg
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2020-03-13
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 142
  • ISBN 10 : 9783039282005

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Children on the Move Excerpt :

This Special Issue of Children will focus on the migration arc of children from their country of origin through the experience in refugee camps and, finally, to their arrival in in a new home. It will examine the impact experiencing migration as refugees, immigrants or those internally displaced due to war and conflict has on children’s health. Explored topics include adverse health conditions, trauma and mental health, best practice and care coordination. It explores specific populations, such as children with disabilities, unaccompanied minors and child separation at international borders. This Special Issue also includes an examination of new clinical guidelines, the development of new care systems and advocacy for new policies. It also provides a summary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child’s specific mandate to provide for the most vulnerable children in need.

Surgery on the Move Book

Surgery on the Move


  • Author : Jenna Morgan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-04-07
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 363
  • ISBN 10 : 9781444176025

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Surgery on the Move Excerpt :

The Medicine on the Move series provides fully-flexible access to subjects across the curriculum in a unique combination of print and mobile formats ideal for the busy medical student and junior doctor. No matter what your learning style, whether you are studying a subject for the first time or revisiting it during exam preparation, Medicine on the

Boris on the Move Book
Score: 3
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Boris on the Move


  • Author : Andrew Joyner
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2013-04-30
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 84
  • ISBN 10 : 9780545487825

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Boris on the Move Excerpt :

A new early chapter book series where adventure is always just around the corner. This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow! Meet Boris! He lives with his mom and dad in Hogg Bay. Their home is a van that once traveled all over the world. Then one morning, Boris feels a jolt. Could it be? Is the van really moving? Is Boris on an adventure at last?But when Boris ends up on a trip to a wildlife refuge instead of the jungle safari he'd imagined, he ends up having an adventure he'll never forget. Because for this little warthog, life never quite turns out as he plans.

Little Bug on the Move Book

Little Bug on the Move


  • Author : Stéphanie Babin
  • Publisher : Twirl
  • Release Date : 2021-03-16
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 12
  • ISBN 10 : 2408024641

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Little Bug on the Move Excerpt :

Slide the tabs to see the little bug move and grow! A curious little bug is on the move, and young children can help! Slide the tabs so the little bug can climb a hill, run through a forest, spin on a flower, and more. * Interactive moveable parts on the cover and also every spread * Cheery and colorful illustrations and fun read-aloud text * And a surprise pop-up ending! Perfect for growing minds, Little Bug on the Move is innovative and interactive fun for young babies and toddlers everywhere. * Great family read-aloud book * Interactive books for babies and toddlers * Gifts for 0-3 years old

Words on the Move Book
Score: 4
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Words on the Move


  • Author : John McWhorter
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release Date : 2016-09-06
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781627794732

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Words on the Move Excerpt :

A bestselling linguist takes us on a lively tour of how the English language is evolving before our eyes -- and why we should embrace this transformation and not fight it Language is always changing -- but we tend not to like it. We understand that new words must be created for new things, but the way English is spoken today rubs many of us the wrong way. Whether it’s the use of literally to mean “figuratively” rather than “by the letter,” or the way young people use LOL and like, or business jargon like What’s the ask? -- it often seems as if the language is deteriorating before our eyes. But the truth is different and a lot less scary, as John McWhorter shows in this delightful and eye-opening exploration of how English has always been in motion and continues to evolve today. Drawing examples from everyday life and employing a generous helping of humor, he shows that these shifts are a natural process common to all languages, and that we should embrace and appreciate these changes, not condemn them. Words on the Move opens our eyes to the surprising backstories to the words and expressions we use every day. Did you know that silly once meant “blessed”? Or that ought was the original past tense of owe? Or that the suffix -ly in adverbs is actually a remnant of the word like? And have you ever wondered why some people from New Orleans sound as if they come from Brooklyn? McWhorter encourages us to marvel at the dynamism and resilience of the English language, and his book offers a lively journey through which we discover that words are ever on the move and our lives are all the richer for it.

Families on the Move Book
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

Families on the Move


  • Author : Marion Knell
  • Publisher : Monarch Books
  • Release Date : 2003-06
  • Genre: Children
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 0825460182

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Families on the Move Excerpt :

(Foreword by Steve Gaukroger) More and more families raise their children abroad. This book helps these parents take their kids through the awkward and frustrating third-culture kid moments.

Cleo on the Move Book

Cleo on the Move


  • Author : Stella Blackstone
  • Publisher : Barefoot Books
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 24
  • ISBN 10 : 1782850562

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Cleo on the Move Excerpt :

Cleo the cat anxiously rides with Caspar the dog and boxes of furniture in a moving van to a new house, hoping to like the new place.