If You Could Be Mine Book
Score: 3.5
From 16 Ratings

If You Could Be Mine


  • Author : Sara Farizan
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2013-08-20
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443425742

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If You Could Be Mine Excerpt :

A stunning debut that reveals one of the most hidden corners of Iranian culture . . . Sahar has been in love with her best friend, Nasrin, since they were six. They’ve shared stolen kisses and romantic promises. But Iran is a dangerous place for two girls in love—Sahar and Nasrin could be beaten, imprisoned, even executed if their relationship came to light. So they carry on in secret—until Nasrin’s parents announce that they’ve arranged for her marriage. Nasrin tries to persuade Sahar that they can go on as they have been, only now with new comforts provided by the decent, well-to-do doctor Nasrin will marry. But Sahar dreams of loving Nasrin exclusively—and openly. Then Sahar discovers what seems like the perfect solution. In Iran, homosexuality may be a crime, but to be a man trapped in a woman’s body is seen as nature’s mistake, and sex reassignment is legal and accessible. As a man, Sahar could be the one to marry Nasrin. Sahar will never be able to love the one she wants, in the body she wants to be loved in, without risking her life. Is saving her love worth sacrificing her true self?

Tell Me Again How A Crush Should Feel Book
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Tell Me Again How A Crush Should Feel


  • Author : Sara Farizan
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2014-10-07
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443439886

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Tell Me Again How A Crush Should Feel Excerpt :

With the heart of Judy Blume and wit of Alison Bechdel, Sara Farizan brings the authenticity and humour that distinguished her debut novel, If You Could Be Mine, to her second work of fiction for teens Leila has made it most of the way through high school without having a crush on anyone, which comes as something of a relief. Her Persian heritage makes her different enough; if word got out that Leila liked girls, life would be twice as hard. And what would her parents think? It’s bad enough she’s not even going to become a doctor. But when a sophisticated, beautiful new girl, Saskia, shows up, Leila starts to take risks she never dreamed of, especially when it looks as if the attraction between them is mutual. Struggling to sort out her growing feelings and Saskia’s confusing signals, Leila confides in her old friend, Lisa, and grows closer to Tomas, whose comments about his own sexuality are frank, funny, wise and sometimes painful. Gradually, Leila begins to see that almost all of her classmates are more complicated than they first appear to be, and many are keeping fascinating secrets of their own.

Video Script Writing Book

Video Script Writing


  • Author : Jonathan Halls
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-06-26
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 70
  • ISBN 10 : 151471762X

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Video Script Writing Excerpt :

Make your web videos quicker and easier to understand by writing scripts that take into account how people watch video. This book explores the dynamics of communication and what this means for video writing before going through specific script writing techniques you can immediately use. If you're winging it with your video and skipping the process of writing scripts, you are missing some real benefits of a script. A well written script will make your video more engaging, save you time and money in production and make you or the people on camera look and sound better.

35 Video Podcasting Careers and Businesses to Start Book
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

35 Video Podcasting Careers and Businesses to Start


  • Author : Anne Hart
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2005-12
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 463
  • ISBN 10 : 9780595378821

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35 Video Podcasting Careers and Businesses to Start Excerpt :

Discusses how to get started in a career in business or video podcasting, whether in front of the camera, or behind the scenes. Includes information on how to set up and run your own podcast business.

Social Readers  Promoting Reading in the 21st Century Book

Social Readers Promoting Reading in the 21st Century


  • Author : Leslie B. Preddy
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2010-04-08
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN 10 : 9781591588719

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Social Readers Promoting Reading in the 21st Century Excerpt :

A compilation of over 50 reading project ideas, including implementation ideas and examples, helping to promote lifelong reading habits while meeting the social and interactive needs of today's youth. • Step-by-step suggestions for more than 50 projects • Over 120 illustrations • An appendix of reading themes that can be adopted for an event, club, program, poster, or campaign • A bibliography of resource references

Rewriting Family Scripts Book

Rewriting Family Scripts


  • Author : John Byng-Hall
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 1998-01-15
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 10 : 1572300663

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Rewriting Family Scripts Excerpt :

Filled with insight into theoretical foundations as well as practical suggestions for clinical practice, Rewriting Family Scripts is a valuable resource for family therapists of all orientations, attachment theorists, family theorists, and other readers interested in understanding and improving family dynamics.

Normal People  The Scripts Book

Normal People The Scripts


  • Author : Sally Rooney
  • Publisher : Hogarth
  • Release Date : 2021-11-09
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593447802

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Normal People The Scripts Excerpt :

Delve deeper into the Emmy- and Golden Globe–nominated Hulu series based on Sally Rooney's bestselling novel with this must-have collection of the Normal People scripts, featuring behind-the-scenes photos and an introduction by director Lenny Abrahamson. “You know, I did used to think that I could read your mind at times.” “In bed you mean.” “Yeah. And afterwards but I dunno maybe that's normal.” “It’s not.” Connell and Marianne grow up in the same small town in the west of Ireland, but the similarities end there. In school, Connell is popular. Marianne is a loner. But when the two strike up a conversation, something life-changing begins. With an introduction by director Lenny Abrahamson and featuring iconic images from the show, Normal People: The Scripts contains the complete screenplays of the acclaimed Emmy- and Golden Globe–nominated television drama that The New York Times called “an unusually thoughtful and moving depiction of young people’s emotional lives.”

Script Analysis for Theatre Book

Script Analysis for Theatre


  • Author : Robert Knopf
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-02-09
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9781408185186

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Script Analysis for Theatre Excerpt :

Script Analysis for Theatre: Tools for Interpretation, Collaboration and Production provides theatre students and emerging theatre artists with the tools, skills and a shared language to analyze play scripts, communicate about them, and collaborate with others on stage productions. Based largely on concepts derived from Stanislavski's system of acting and method acting, the book focuses on action - what characters do to each other in specific circumstances, times, and places - as the engine of every play. From this foundation, readers will learn to distinguish the big picture of a script, dissect and 'score' smaller units and moment-to-moment action, and create individualized blueprints from which to collaborate on shaping the action in production from their perspectives as actors, directors, and designers. Script Analysis for Theatre offers a practical approach to script analysis for theatre production and is grounded in case studies of a range of the most studied plays, including Sophocles' Oedipus the King, Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler, Georg Büchner's Woyzeck, Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest, Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire, and Paula Vogel's How I Learned to Drive, among others. Readers will develop the real-life skills professional theatre artists use to design, rehearse, and produce plays.

Ground Zero Book
Score: 4
From 15 Ratings

Ground Zero


  • Author : Alan Gratz
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2021-02-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN 10 : 9781338245776

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Ground Zero Excerpt :

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller. In time for the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, master storyteller Alan Gratz (Refugee) delivers a pulse-pounding and unforgettable take on history and hope, revenge and fear -- and the stunning links between the past and present. September 11, 2001, New York City: Brandon is visiting his dad at work, on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center. Out of nowhere, an airplane slams into the tower, creating a fiery nightmare of terror and confusion. And Brandon is in the middle of it all. Can he survive -- and escape? September 11, 2019, Afghanistan: Reshmina has grown up in the shadow of war, but she dreams of peace and progress. When a battle erupts in her village, Reshmina stumbles upon a wounded American soldier named Taz. Should she help Taz -- and put herself and her family in mortal danger? Two kids. One devastating day. Nothing will ever be the same.

Teen Library Events Book

Teen Library Events


  • Author : Kirsten Edwards
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 0313314829

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Teen Library Events Excerpt :

For both new and experienced young adult librarians with little time to plan and execute programs for teens, this book does not simply highlight established programs, but provides invaluable blueprints for teen library events. For each month of the calendar year, two or three popular programs--ranging from a poetry contest to a summer job program--are presented with instructions, sample flyers, and checklists, along with instructions for ongoing procedures soliciting teens' opinions, such as a monthly question board and running a Teen Advisory. Includes booktalks and ideas for working with and marketing your programs to schools and the community.

The Accidental Fundraiser Book
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

The Accidental Fundraiser


  • Author : Stephanie Roth
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2005-09-29
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 332
  • ISBN 10 : 9780787981419

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The Accidental Fundraiser Excerpt :

Are you a volunteer with an organization, school, or project that needs to raise money? The Accidental Fundraiser is a how-to resource that guides you through the process of raising money from your community. The book presents eleven proven fundraising strategies that are easy to carry out and don’t require significant funds, large numbers of people, or extensive knowledge of fundraising. The authors, Stephanie Roth and Mimi Ho, show how to choose the right fundraising strategy (from house parties to bowl-a-thons) and include step-by-step instructions for carrying out all of the activities. In addition, The Accidental Fundraiser contains a wealth of worksheets and practical tips.

Effective TypeScript Book

Effective TypeScript


  • Author : Dan Vanderkam
  • Publisher : O'Reilly Media
  • Release Date : 2019-10-17
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9781492053712

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Effective TypeScript Excerpt :

TypeScript is a typed superset of JavaScript with the potential to solve many of the headaches for which JavaScript is famous. But TypeScript has a learning curve of its own, and understanding how to use it effectively can take time. This book guides you through 62 specific ways to improve your use of TypeScript. Author Dan Vanderkam, a principal software engineer at Sidewalk Labs, shows you how to apply these ideas, following the format popularized by Effective C++ and Effective Java (both from Addison-Wesley). You’ll advance from a beginning or intermediate user familiar with the basics to an advanced user who knows how to use the language well. Effective TypeScript is divided into eight chapters: Getting to Know TypeScript TypeScript’s Type System Type Inference Type Design Working with any Types Declarations and @types Writing and Running Your Code Migrating to TypeScript

Grandfather s Journey Book
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

Grandfather s Journey


  • Author : Allen Say
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2008-10-27
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 0547350538

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Grandfather s Journey Excerpt :

A picture book masterpiece from Caldecott medal winner Allen Say now available in paperback! Lyrical, breathtaking, splendid—words used to describe Allen Say’s Grandfather’s Journey when it was first published. At once deeply personal yet expressing universally held emotions, this tale of one man’s love for two countries and his constant desire to be in both places captured readers’ attention and hearts. Fifteen years later, it remains as historically relevant and emotionally engaging as ever.

MySQL   PHP Database Applications Book

MySQL PHP Database Applications


  • Author : Brad Bulger
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2003-11-10
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 818
  • ISBN 10 : 9780764537998

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MySQL PHP Database Applications Excerpt :

Demonstrates Web application development by presenting ten real, ready-to-use examples Samples start with a simple guess book and end with a fully-functional e-commerce site with a shopping cart New features include both MySQL 4.1 and PHP 4.2 Latest edition contains new applications including log analysis and project tracking CD-ROM includes all the code and examples applications from the book in addition to MySQL, PHP, Apache, PHP classes, libraries, utilities, and other tools