Troublemaker Book

Troublemaker


  • Author : Bill Zimmerman
  • Publisher : Anchor Books
  • Release Date : 2012-06
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 454
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307739506

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Troublemaker Book Description :

The author discusses his life as a risk-taking social advocate who dodged FBI gunfire to airlift food to Sioux Indians, registered black voters, marched with Martin Luther King Jr. and worked to end the Vietnam War, in a book where he also documents his interactions with such historic figures as Abbie Hoffman, César Chávez, Jane Fonda and more.

Troublemaker Book

Troublemaker


  • Author : Chester E. Finn, Jr.
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-02-04
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 140082821X

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Troublemaker Book Description :

Few people have been more involved in shaping postwar U.S. education reforms--or dissented from some of them more effectively--than Chester Finn. Assistant secretary of education under Ronald Reagan, and an aide to politicians as different as Richard Nixon and Daniel Moynihan, Finn has also been a high school teacher, an education professor, a prolific and best-selling writer, a think-tank analyst, a nonprofit foundation president, and both a Democrat and Republican. This remarkably varied career has given him an extraordinary insider's view of every significant school-reform movement of the past four decades, from racial integration to No Child Left Behind. In Troublemaker, Finn has written a vivid history of postwar education reform that is also the personal story of one of the foremost players--and mavericks--in American education. Finn tells how his experiences have shaped his changing views of the three major strands of postwar school reform: standards-driven, choice-driven, and profession-driven. Of the three, Finn now believes that a combination of choice and standards has the greatest potential, but he favors this approach more on pragmatic than ideological grounds, arguing that parents should be given more options at the same time that schools are allowed more flexibility and held to higher performance norms. He also explains why education reforms of all kinds are so difficult to implement, and he draws valuable lessons from their frequent failure. Clear-eyed yet optimistic, Finn ultimately gives grounds for hope that the best of today's bold initiatives--from charter schools to technology to makeovers of school-system governance--are finally beginning to make a difference.

Troublemaker Book

Troublemaker


  • Author : Trice Hickman
  • Publisher : Kensington Books
  • Release Date : 2014-08-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780758287281

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Troublemaker Book Description :

"Trice Hickman is an amazing writer and storyteller!" --Kimberla Lawson Roby Every joy has its challenges... After twenty years, childhood best friends Alexandria Thornton and PJ Brightwood have reunited—and fallen in love. Alex’s artistic nature as a spoken word artist, and PJ’s success as a talented surgeon promise a bright future. But their happiness brings unexpected complications for those they care about most... A devoted wife, loving mother, and successful businesswoman, Victoria Thornton is a pillar of her suburban Atlanta community. But when her daughter, Alexandria, becomes engaged to the son of Victoria’s former lover, her past mistake threatens her orderly life. As the impending marriage reunites both families, it reignites old feelings that test all of their relationships—and all of their boundaries... “I can't wait to see what Trice Hickman does next!” —Mary Monroe Praise for the Unexpected Love series "Looking for Trouble is a fantastic saga about family, friendship, love, status and destiny." --RT Book Reviews "A humorous and entertaining novel." --Urban Reviews on Keeping Secrets & Telling Lies "Hickman hits all the high notes in this charming modern romance where love and loyalty trump race." –Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Unexpected Interruptions

Troublemaker Book

Troublemaker


  • Author : Hongda Harry Wu
  • Publisher : NewsMax Media, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 326
  • ISBN 10 : 0970402996

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Troublemaker Book
Score: 3
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Troublemaker


  • Author : Kathleen Burk
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 491
  • ISBN 10 : 0300094531

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Troublemaker Book Description :

A.J.P. Taylor was arguably the most influential and popular British historian of the 20th century. This biography explores Taylor's activities as historian, Oxford don, broadcast journalist, husband and friend during a brilliant life punctuated by success, failure and frequent controversy.

Troublemaker Book
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Troublemaker


  • Author : Christine O'Donnell
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2011-08-16
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781429995795

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Troublemaker Book Description :

The 2010 candidate for Senate—and established political "troublemaker"*--voices the quiet anger in America today: where it comes from, what it's asking for, and where it's going from here *Time Magazine From the moment she upset a heavily-favored incumbent in the primary for the special election to fill the Senate seat vacated by Joe Biden, Christine O'Donnell made headlines. Though she didn't win the general election, O'Donnell did win the designation of 2010's Most Covered Candidate. And what people were talking about wasn't just gossip: they responded to a fresh, unencumbered voice that appealed to voter frustration with politics—and politicians—as usual. America's strength lies in its government "by the people, for the people", but too many of those people feel they are now just labeled featureless residents of "flyover country", told what to think and what they can and cannot do by an entrenched, reigning class of elites. O'Donnell's candidacy gave hope that the voices of real people—the people—not only can be heard but can also become a force. Part of this hope is invested in the nascent Tea Party, but most of it is invested in individual voters who are willing to work hard and make sacrifices for what they believe in, not what backroom dealing and a bloated federal government has mandated is good for them. Troublemaker is about where O'Donnell comes from—the Philadelphia suburbs with five kids to a room—and what she weathered in the 2010 election. But the core of the book is a clear, straightforward discussion of an America that yearns to embrace freedom and opportunity through personal responsibility, and how it is hamstrung and stymied by excessive regulation, taxation, and the sanctimony of a "nanny state." And Troublemaker will deliver an important, rousing message about what we do with the quiet anger in America today: where we can go, and how strong we can be, from here. Warning readers that challenging the status quo makes the political e

Troublemaker Book

Troublemaker


  • Author : Johnny Mays
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2006-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN 10 : 9780595395569

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Troublemaker Book Description :

One week after being sentenced to ten years in the state penitentiary, William Clark discovers that his fiancée, Veronica, is pregnant with his baby. With nothing but time on his hands, Will starts to plan his family's future. Unfortunately, Veronica has decided to move on without him. But Will sticks to his game plan with the help of his beautiful, stylish friend, Chantey. After he serves his sentence, William tries to earn enough money to support his son. But will Veronica's mental abuse leave him with no choice but to run away from his responsibility?William's best friend, Calvin Jackson, has turned his street life around to become a successful business owner. He has a fat bank account, two witty daughters, and a beautiful wife who happens to be an attorney. But Calvin can't convince Tammy, the woman he dated and had a child with before his marriage, to leave him alone. Will Tammy's interference ruin Calvin's marriage?Troublemaker tells the story of two men who must confront the aftereffects of past relationships on their current situations. But it will take a great deal of soul-searching before William and Calvin can discover the key to true commitment.

Troublemaker Book
Score: 3
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Troublemaker


  • Author : Andrew Clements
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-02-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416949329

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Troublemaker Book Description :

When his older brother gets in serious trouble, sixth-grader Clay decides to change his own mischief-making ways, but he cannot seem to shake his reputation as a troublemaker.

Troublemaker Book

Troublemaker


  • Author : Franco E. Scanloni
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781426946349

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Troublemaker Book Description :

Troublemaker is the story of Fred Norman, a middle-aged man seething with anger, appalled by the mendacity and stupidity he sees all around him. Finally, unable to go along with it any longer, he decides to do something about it. Little does he know, In pursuing his course of action he will change his life forever. it is a story that many of us will be able to relate to.

Troublemaker Book

Troublemaker


  • Author : Brian Pera
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2014-04-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466868137

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Troublemaker Book Description :

Earl, a 20-something Southern kid, is adrift in life. After his father's death, his mother - who can no longer deal with him - sends him to live with his grandmother in Memphis. His grandmother, getting senile and paranoid, turns him out on the streets of Memphis and from there his path leads him to New York City. In New York, Earl works as a hustler, then as a kept boy, but ultimately fails at both. Addicted and lost, he ends up on a train back to Omaha, where his mother keeps her door closed against him. With nowhere else to go, Earl ends up walking the grounds of a local carnival where he meets Red, an enigmatic 20-something man to whom Earl tries to attach himself, only to have Red slip away. Now the obsession with Red is the only thing driving him and Earl takes off to find this man whom he barely knows. As the narrative moves backward and forward in time, Troublemaker slowly reveals the truth about Earl, his past, his family, and his driving obsession with Red. Moving, compelling, and darkly funny, Troublemaker is about dislocation, obsession, and the search for affection. Pera's debut is a tour-de-force of voice and structure, marking the emergence of a major young writer.

The Troublemaker Book
Score: 3.5
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The Troublemaker


  • Author : Lauren Castillo
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2014-06-03
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544361553

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The Troublemaker Book Description :

Bored and restless on a summer day, a little boy steals his sister’s bunny and sends it on an adventure. He is well satisfied with the results—until his own stuffed animal disappears. Could it be that he is not the only troublemaker around . . . ? A case of sibling rivalry is neatly resolved with the “assistance” of a hilarious raccoon in Lauren Castillo’s warm, simple text and gorgeous classic illustrations.

Troublemaker for Justice Book

Troublemaker for Justice


  • Author : Jacqueline Houtman
  • Publisher : City Lights Books
  • Release Date : 2019-08-13
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780872867987

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Troublemaker for Justice Book Description :

A biography for younger readers about one of the most influential activists of our time, who was an early advocate for African Americans and for gay rights. "Bayard had an unshakable optimism, nerves of steel, and, most importantly, a faith that if the cause is just and people are organized, nothing can stand in our way."—President Barack Obama "Bayard Rustin was one of the great organizers and activists of the Civil Rights Movement. Without his skill and vision, the historic impact of the March on Washington might not have been possible. I am glad this biography will make young people aware of his life and his incredible contribution to American history.—Congressman John Lewis "'We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers,' declared Bayard Rustin in the late 1940s. A proponent of nonviolent resistance and a stalwart figure in the civil rights movement, Rustin organized a profound and peaceful milestone in American history—the 1963 March on Washington. . . . Troublemaker for Justice describes not only how Rustin orchestrated the March on Washington in two months but also how he stood up for his Quaker principles throughout his life. The three authors, Jacqueline Houtman, Walter Naegle and Michael G. Long, show the difficulties Rustin faced as a gay black man in 20th-century America, and that he shouldered them with strength, intelligence, and a quest for peace and justice."—Abby Nolan, The Washington Post "An excellent biography that belongs in every young adult library. Readers will find Rustin’s story captivating; his story could encourage young people to fight for change."—Michelle Kornberger, Library Journal,*Starred Review "In today's political landscape, this volume is a lesson in the courage to live according to one's truth and the dedication it takes to create a better world."—Kirkus Reviews, *Starred Review "A long-overdue introduction to a fascinating, influential change maker."—Publishers Weekly, *Starred Review "This bio

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Troublemaker


  • Author : James Henry Gray
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's University Press
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Genre: Gray, James H. 1906
  • Pages : 307
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015027929630

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Troublemaker Book Description :

DJ chipped, scuffed, short tears. His books on Prairie history are incomplete without this colourful account of his life as a journalist.

The Troublemaker Book

The Troublemaker


  • Author : Lili Valente
  • Publisher : Self Taught Ninja
  • Release Date : 2018-04-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 267
  • ISBN 10 :

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The Troublemaker Book Description :

They say Rafe Hunter is trouble with a capital T. I say—bring it on. As long as Trouble comes in a package as delicious as Rafe’s, I’m ready to climb on his Harley and ride all night long—and I’m not just talking about his motorcycle. I can hide out until the scandal with my evil ex blows over AND have a wild rebound at the same time. Besides, I’ve got no heart left to break. My ex made sure of that. As long as Rafe and I keep our no-strings fling from our families, what can possibly go wrong? *** This is so damned wrong. I don’t do drama, and this thing with Carrie Haverford has Bad News written all over it. After one red-hot kiss, I know I should cut and run. Instead I take her home, take her in her car, take her to the beach and make her scream louder than the crashing waves. And then I take her so far into my heart I don’t see how I’m ever going to let her go. They say the bigger and badder they are, the harder they fall. But when I fall for a girl with third degree love burns, how can I convince her that fire is a good thing? This sexy Standalone romance will make you laugh, melt, and fall madly in love.

The Troublemaker Book
Score: 4
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The Troublemaker


  • Author : Rexanne Becnel
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2001-11-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250011169

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The Troublemaker Book Description :

Sarah Palmer, a reckless beauty with a penchant for trouble, has enraged her family for the last time with her foiled plan to elope with a fortune hunter. Sent to stay with her married half-sister in the Scottish countryside, Sarah arrives there only to learn that her sister has gone away to Glasgow. With no one to chaperone her, she is immensely relieved at her newfound freedom and vows to redeem herself in the eyes of her family by behaving for once. But she hasn't reckoned on Marshall MacDougal, the most irresistible and troublesome man she has ever met... An American surrounded in mystery, Marshall MacDougal has come to Scotland searching for justice--and vengeance. He is captivated by Sarah and she by him, though she tried to resist. But then Sarah discovers that her own mother and half-sister are the target's of Marsh's vengeance. Old secrets, new scandals, and hocking revelations turn seduction into a devious game, where passion has a price...

Lotta on Troublemaker Street Book

Lotta on Troublemaker Street


  • Author : Astrid Lindgren
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2001-10-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 55
  • ISBN 10 : 9780689846731

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Lotta on Troublemaker Street Book Description :

Angry because everyone at home is so mean, five-year-old Lotta takes her favorite toy and goes to live in a neighbor's attic.

Troublemaker Book
Score: 3.5
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Troublemaker


  • Author : Linda Howard
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-05-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062419002

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Troublemaker Book Description :

A thrilling, fast-paced novel of romantic suspense from sensational New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Linda Howard. For Morgan Yancy, an operative and team leader in a paramilitary group, nothing comes before his job. But when he’s ambushed and almost killed, his supervisor is determined to find out who’s after the members of his elite squad—and why. Due to worries that this unknown enemy will strike again, Morgan is sent to a remote location and told to lay low and stay vigilant. But between a tempting housemate he’s determined to protect and a deadly threat waiting in the shadows, keeping under the radar is proving to be his most dangerous mission yet. The part-time police chief of a small West Virginian mountain town, Isabeau “Bo” Maran finally has her life figured out. She’s got friends, a dog, and a little money in the bank. Then Morgan Yancy shows up on her doorstep. Bo doesn’t need a mysterious man in her life—especially a troublemaker as enticing and secretive as Morgan. The harder they fight the intense heat between them, the closer Morgan and Bo become, even though she knows he’s hiding from something. But discovering the truth could cost Bo more than she’s willing to give. And when Morgan’s cover is blown, it might just cost her life.

Troublemaker Book
Score: 4
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Troublemaker


  • Author : Leah Remini
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2015-11-03
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101886977

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Troublemaker Book Description :

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An eye-opening, no-holds-barred memoir about life in the Church of Scientology, now with a new afterword by the author—the outspoken actress and star of the A&E docuseries Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath Leah Remini has never been the type to hold her tongue. That willingness to speak her mind, stand her ground, and rattle the occasional cage has enabled this tough-talking girl from Brooklyn to forge an enduring and successful career in Hollywood. But being a troublemaker has come at a cost. That was never more evident than in 2013, when Remini loudly and publicly broke with the Church of Scientology. Now, in this frank, funny, poignant memoir, the former King of Queens star opens up about that experience for the first time, revealing the in-depth details of her painful split with the church and its controversial practices. Indoctrinated into the church as a child while living with her mother and sister in New York, Remini eventually moved to Los Angeles, where her dreams of becoming an actress and advancing Scientology’s causes grew increasingly intertwined. As an adult, she found the success she’d worked so hard for, and with it a prominent place in the hierarchy of celebrity Scientologists alongside people such as Tom Cruise, Scientology’s most high-profile adherent. Remini spent time directly with Cruise and was included among the guests at his 2006 wedding to Katie Holmes. But when she began to raise questions about some of the church’s actions, she found herself a target. In the end, she was declared by the church to be a threat to their organization and therefore a “Suppressive Person,” and as a result, all of her fellow parishioners—including members of her own family—were told to disconnect from her. Forever. Bold, brash, and bravely confessional, Troublemaker chronicles Leah Remini’s remarkable journey toward emotional and spiritual freedom, both for herself and for her family. This is a memoi

Alani the Troublemaker Book

Alani the Troublemaker


  • Author : Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9781426500

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Troublemaker Book
Score: 4.5
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Troublemaker


  • Author : Joseph Hansen
  • Publisher : Alyson Publishing
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 155
  • ISBN 10 : 1555837107

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Troublemaker Book Description :

The most exciting and effective writer of the classic private-eye novel working today.--The Los Angeles Times