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Rudy S New Human

Author : Roxanna Elden
ISBN : 9781634508636
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Life was good for Rudy the dog—until the new baby arrived . . . Rudy loves being top dog in his family of three. When Rudy’s human parents tell him that they are having a baby, Rudy thinks the newest member of the family will be interested in the same games he likes—chewing bones, chasing cats, and playing fetch. But Rudy’s new human is not what he expected! The baby cuts into Rudy’s naptime, gets him in trouble, and, worst of all, steals the spotlight! Will Rudy ever find his place again in his family now that he’s sharing it with the new human? Rudy’s New Human is a sweet and humorous story that helps older siblings to learn to share parents’ attention—and maybe even become friends with a new family member. Sky Pony Press, with our Good Books, Racehorse and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of books for young readers—picture books for small children, chapter books, books for middle grade readers, and novels for young adults. Our list includes bestsellers for children who love to play Minecraft; stories told with LEGO bricks; books that teach lessons about tolerance, patience, and the environment, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

In Vitro

Author : Paul L. Rodriguez
ISBN : 9781418409692
Genre : Science
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This novel, "In Vitro" is set against a background of gritty reality snatched from today's headlines. Dr. Mario Lopez is a driven man searching for love and the answer to the riddle of life and the human soul. His quest begins in the barrio of his youth. It takes him on a fascinating journey to a seminary where he learns the shocking secrets about some of the priests teaching there. Then fate takes him into the medical profession where he daily witnesses firsthand today's medical, ethical and religious controversies regarding reproduction technology ranging from in vitro fertilizaton to genetic selection of the newborn to the possibility of developing an artificail womb. Authentic details of an autopsy and surgery put the reader in the physician's shoes. This is an intriguing novel with unexpected twists and turns and larger than life characters including the three women in Mario's life that you won't forget. Maria Alvarez, Belle Starr, and Natasha, each strikingly different, each a possible downfall for Mario. After the first page, the reader can't put this book down. This is considered by many the new "Catcher in the Rye".

New Perspectives On Environmental Justice

Author : Rachel Stein
ISBN : 9780813542539
Genre : Nature
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Women make up the vast majority of activists and organizers of grassroots movements fighting against environmental ills that threaten poor and people of color communities. New Perspectives on Environmental Justice is the first collection of essays that pays tribute to the enormous contributions women have made in these endeavors. The writers offer varied examples of environmental justice issues such as children’s environmental health campaigns, cancer research, AIDS/HIV activism, the Environmental Genome Project, and popular culture, among many others. Each one focuses on gender and sexuality as crucial factors in women’s or gay men’s activism and applies environmental justice principles to related struggles for sexual justice. The contributors represent a wide variety of activist and scholarly perspectives including law, environmental studies, sociology, political science, history, medical anthropology, American studies, English, African and African American studies, women’s studies, and gay and lesbian studies, offering multiple vantage points on gender, sexuality, and activism. Feminist/womanist impulses shape and sustain environmental justice movements around the world, making an understanding of gender roles and differences crucial for the success of these efforts.

Loving Animals

Author : Kathy Rudy
ISBN : 0816690375
Genre : Nature
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Loving Animals argues that to achieve such goals as ending animal testing and factory farming, activists need to better understand the profound emotional attachment many people have with animals. Offering an alternative to both the acceptance of animal exploitation and radical animal liberation, Kathy Rudy shows that a deeper understanding of this emotional bond can redefine the human–animal relationship.

Decoding Chomsky

Author : Chris Knight
ISBN : 9780300222159
Genre : Philosophy
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A fresh and fascinating look at the philosophies, politics, and intellectual legacy of one of the twentieth century’s most influential and controversial minds Occupying a pivotal position in postwar thought, Noam Chomsky is both the founder of modern linguistics and the world’s most prominent political dissident. Chris Knight adopts an anthropologist’s perspective on the twin output of this intellectual giant, acclaimed as much for his denunciations of US foreign policy as for his theories about language and mind. Knight explores the social and institutional context of Chomsky’s thinking, showing how the tension between military funding and his role as linchpin of the political left pressured him to establish a disconnect between science on the one hand and politics on the other, deepening a split between mind and body characteristic of Western philosophy since the Enlightenment. Provocative, fearless, and engaging, this remarkable study explains the enigma of one of the greatest intellectuals of our time.

The Book Thief

Author : Markus Zusak
ISBN : 0307433846
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time.

Global Semiotics

Author : Thomas Albert Sebeok
ISBN : 025333957X
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The study of semiotics underwent a gradual but radical paradigm shift during the past century, from a glottocentric (language-centered) enterprise to one that encompasses the whole terrestrial biosphere. In this collection of 17 essays, Thomas A. Sebeok, one of the seminal thinkers in the field, shows how this progression took place. His wide-ranging discussion of the evolution of the field covers many facets, including discussions of biosemiotics, semiotics as a bridge between the humanities and natural sciences, semiosis, nonverbal communication, cat and horse behavior, the semiotic self, and women in semiotics. This thorough account will appeal to seasoned scholars and neophytes alike.

Critical Companion To Kurt Vonnegut

Author : Susan Farrell
ISBN : 9781438100234
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Examines the life and works of Kurt Vonnegut including detailed synopses of a variety of his works, character descriptions, important places Vonnegut lived and wrote about, biographies of family, friends, and contemporaries, and more.

Kurt Vonnegut S Crusade Or How A Postmodern Harlequin Preached A New Kind Of Humanism

Author : Todd F. Davis
ISBN : 0791466760
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Explores the moral and philosophical underpinnings of Vonneguts work.

German Science Fiction

Author : Kevin Alan Richards
ISBN : 9781312573888
Genre : Fiction
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This volume presents an array of creative, analytic and research work presented and written by students of the Popular Culture and German Literature: Science Fiction sections of 2013-2014 academic year at the Ohio State University.

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