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All The World

  • All the world is here. It is there. It is everywhere. All the world is right where you are. Now. This simple, profound, Caldecott Honor story is now available as a Classic Board Book. Following a circle of family and friends through the course of a day from morning until night, this book affirms the importance of all things great and small in our...

    Publisher : Beach Lane Books
    published : 2011
  • Access to financial services varies sharply around the world. In many developing countries less than half the population has an account with a financial institution, and in most of Africa less than one in five households do. Lack of access to finance is often the critical mechanism for generating persistent income inequality, as well as slower growth....

    Publisher : World Bank Publications
    published : 2007
  • From Wall Street to the West Coast, from blue-collar billionaires to blue-blood fortunes, from the Google guys to hedge-fund honchos, All the Money in the World gives us the lowdown on today richest Americans. Veteran journalists Peter W. Bernstein and Annalyn Swan delve into who made and lost the most money in the past twenty-five years, the fields...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2008
  • In this "moving condemnation of the U.S. penal system and its effect on families" ( Parents? Press ), award-winning journalist Nell Bernstein takes an intimate look at parents and childrenover two million of themtorn apart by our current incarceration policy. Described as "meticulously reported and sensitively written" by Salon , the book is "brimming...

    Publisher : The New Press
    published : 2007
  • From a master of modern American letters comes an enthralling collection of brilliant short fiction about people who, as E. L. Doctorow notes in his Preface, are somehow ?distinct from their surroundings?people in some sort of contest with the prevailing world.? Containing six unforgettable stories that have never appeared in book form, and a...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2011
  • How happy would you be if you had all the money in the world? The universal lament about money is that there is never enough. We spend endless hours obsessing over our budgets and investments, trying to figure out ways to stretch every dollar. We try to follow the advice of money gurus and financial planners, then kick ourselves whenever we spend...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2012
  • A timely and gripping history of the controversial eugenics movement in America?and the scientists, social reformers and progressives who supported it.In Better for All the World , Harry Bruinius charts the little known history of eugenics in America?a movement that began in the early twentieth century and resulted in the forced sterilization of

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2007
  • In this book, Unger attacks the commonly held idea that some qualities exist apart from the physical world and are more a matter of our perception, such as colors. Instead Unger argues that these qualities should be reconsidered as fundamentally physical. He then uses this idea to reengage the basic issues of metaphysics.

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 2005
  • All the water in the world is all the water in the world. We are all connected by water, and this message is beautifully, lyrically delivered from poet-musician-author George Ella Lyon. Where does water come from? Where does water go? Find out in this exploration of oceans and waterways that highlights an important reality: Our water supply is...

    Publisher : Atheneum Books for Young Readers
    published : 2011
  • Entertaining, unexpected, and full of charm, the follow-up to Jessica Kerwin Jenkins?s Encyclopedia of the Exquisite presents a miscellany of engaging stories, detailing the intriguing customs, traditions, and guilty pleasures pursued throughout the ages.   All the Time in the World takes its cue from an iconic component of medieval life, the...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2013