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Brave New Home

Author : Diana Lind
Publisher : Bold Type Books
Page : 272 pages
File Size : 45,9 Mb
Release : 2020-10-13
Category : Social Science
ISBN : 9781541742642

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This smart, provocative look at how the American Dream of single-family homes, white picket fences, and two-car garages became a lonely, overpriced nightmare explores how new trends in housing can help us live better. Over the past century, American demographics and social norms have shifted dramatically. More people are living alone, marrying later in life, and having smaller families. At the same time, their lifestyles are changing, whether by choice or by force, to become more virtual, more mobile, and less stable. But despite the ways that today's America is different and more diverse, housing still looks stuck in the 1950s. In Brave New Home, Diana Lind shows why a country full of single-family houses is bad for us and our planet, and details the new efforts underway that better reflect the way we live now, to ensure that the way we live next is both less lonely and more affordable. Lind takes readers into the homes and communities that are seeking alternatives to the American norm, from multi-generational living, in-law suites, and co-living to microapartments, tiny houses, and new rural communities. Drawing on Lind's expertise and the stories of Americans caught in or forging their own paths outside of our cookie-cutter housing trap, Brave New Home offers a diagnosis of the current American housing crisis and a radical re-imagining of future possibilities.

Home of the Brave

Author : Katherine Applegate
Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
Page : 256 pages
File Size : 54,7 Mb
Release : 2014-12-23
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781466887831

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Home of the Brave by Katherine Applegate Pdf

Kek comes from Africa. In America he sees snow for the first time, and feels its sting. He's never walked on ice, and he falls. He wonders if the people in this new place will be like the winter – cold and unkind. In Africa, Kek lived with his mother, father, and brother. But only he and his mother have survived, and now she's missing. Kek is on his own. Slowly, he makes friends: a girl who is in foster care; an old woman who owns a rundown farm, and a cow whose name means "family" in Kek's native language. As Kek awaits word of his mother's fate, he weathers the tough Minnesota winter by finding warmth in his new friendships, strength in his memories, and belief in his new country. Bestselling author Katherine Applegate presents a beautifully wrought novel about an immigrant's journey from hardship to hope. Home of the Brave is a 2008 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

Brave New Girl

Author : Rachel Vincent
Publisher : Delacorte Press
Page : 274 pages
File Size : 45,9 Mb
Release : 2017-05-09
Category : Young Adult Fiction
ISBN : 9780399552458

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Brave New Girl by Rachel Vincent Pdf

“Thrilling and dangerous, with an ending that will leave you gasping!” —SUZANNE YOUNG, New York Times bestselling author of the series THE PROGRAM In a world where everyone is the same, one girl is the unthinkable: unique. A high-stakes fast-paced series launch from New York Times bestselling author Rachel Vincent. Dahlia 16 sees her face in every crowd. She’s nothing special—just one of five thousand girls created from a single genome to work for the greater good of the city. Meeting Trigger 17 changes everything. He thinks she’s interesting. Beautiful. Unique. Which means he must be flawed. When Dahlia can’t stop thinking about him she realizes she’s flawed, too. But what if Trigger is right? What if Dahlia is different? But if she’s flawed, then so are all her identicals. And any genome found to be flawed will be destroyed, ONE BY ONE BY ONE. . . . “Captivates.” —VOYA “Thrilling.” —School Library Journal “I loved every second of it.” —The Best Books Ever

Brave New Girl

Author : Louisa Luna
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Page : 212 pages
File Size : 48,6 Mb
Release : 2001-04-06
Category : Young Adult Fiction
ISBN : 9780743421447

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A fourteen-year-old trying to find her way in the world, Doreen is as much an outcast at school as she is at home. Marginalized by her peers, misunderstood by her parents, and mourning the loss of her older brother who disappeared when she was just a child, Doreen finds solace in her fierce love of music and in her best friend, Ted. But when her older sister begins dating a bewildering twenty-one-year-old named Matthew, Doreen must confront feelings she never knew she possessed. Forced into adulthood kicking and screaming (not to mention swearing), Doreen ultimately impels her troubled family to forge a new understanding of the world -- and, maybe more surprisingly, of one another. High school is bad enough; it's worse when you have only one friend in the world and a family that just doesn't get it. This breathless coming-of-age novel explores the alienation of adolescence and introduces a bold and shimmering new voice in fiction.

Brave New Neighborhoods

Author : Margaret Kohn
Publisher : Psychology Press
Page : 244 pages
File Size : 48,9 Mb
Release : 2004
Category : Assembly, Right of
ISBN : 0415944635

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First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Brave New World

Author : Laura Beers,Geraint Thomas (Historian)
Publisher : University of London Press
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 49,6 Mb
Release : 2011
Category : Great Britain
ISBN : 1905165587

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Brave New World by Laura Beers,Geraint Thomas (Historian) Pdf

Brave New World reappraises the domestic and imperial history of Britain in the inter-war period, investigating how 'nation building' was given renewed impetus by the upheavals of the First World War. The essays in this collection address how new technologies and approaches to governance were used to forge new national identities both at home and in the empire, covering a wide range of issues from the representation of empire on film to the convergence of politics and 'star culture'.--

Brave New Quilts

Author : Kathreen Ricketson
Publisher : C&T Publishing Inc
Page : 164 pages
File Size : 48,7 Mb
Release : 2013
Category : Art, Modern
ISBN : 9781607057192

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Presents twelve quilting projects inspired by modern, twentieth-century art, complete with context and historical setting.

Brave New Meal

Author : Bad Manners,Michelle Davis,Matt Holloway
Publisher : Rodale Books
Page : 224 pages
File Size : 51,7 Mb
Release : 2021-11-09
Category : Cooking
ISBN : 9780593135112

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Brave New Meal by Bad Manners,Michelle Davis,Matt Holloway Pdf

The New York Times bestselling authors of the Bad Manners cookbook series are back with a message for you (yeah, you): Eating less meat, saving the planet, and cooking at home don’t have to be so f*cking boring—or expensive. If it feels like everything’s so f*cked that you just wanna lay down and let the earth reclaim your body, we understand. A global pandemic forced all of us back into the kitchen but our fridges were full of by-products and fake flavors. It seems like half the ingredients and produce we buy goes in the trash while people starve, the planet burns and also somehow floods. And our culinary chaos is partly to blame. This sh*t isn't sustainable. Enter Brave New Meal: a chance for food to be not just different but better. Because here’s the dirty little secret about eating vegan (or plant-based, meatless, flexitarian, whatever the hell they’re calling it this week): done right, it’s the cheapest, healthiest, most environmentally friendly, and tastiest (did we stutter?) food you could possibly put into that temple you call a body. Brave New Meal shows you the way: • 100+ life-changing vegan recipes including Orange Peel Cauliflower, Beeteroni Pizza, Nashville Hot Shroom Sammie, Jackfruit Pupusas, and Plum-Side-Down Cake • Killer photos so you’ll know for sure you didn’t f*ck it up • Tips on how to stretch your budget, limit food waste, and incorporate every edible piece of the plant into your meals (or finally find a use for that wilted kale in your fridge) • Shortcuts and substitutions for when the grocery store is sold out or you need help getting dinner on the goddamn table already • A produce glossary that breaks down everything you probably never knew (but most def should) about all the fresh stuff in your market Look, we’re not asking you to go vegan. We’re not even asking you to give up bacon (do whatever you gotta do). But just be real honest when you answer this question: What do you have to lose?

Brave New Family

Author : Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 292 pages
File Size : 55,7 Mb
Release : 1990
Category : Families
ISBN : UCSC:32106009552867

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Brave New Wanda

Author : Lynda Rutledge
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 54,7 Mb
Release : 2004
Category : Biotechnology
ISBN : 0974342750

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Brave New Wanda by Lynda Rutledge Pdf

Wanda is eyeballing every man leaving the entrance of the hospital in Dallas. She's been there all afternoon - ever since her stepfather, drunk after her mother's funeral, yelled out the secret nobody was ever supposed to know: Wanda's daddy wasn't her daddy, and not even her dead mama knew his name - because Wanda was made with donor sperm.

Colour is Home

Author : Charlotte Coote
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 49,6 Mb
Release : 2022-03-29
Category : Interior decoration
ISBN : 1760761567

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Colour is Home by Charlotte Coote Pdf

With Charlotte Coote's confidence in colour, texture and pattern pairings, a whole new way of approaching design is revealed. In this way, the story of the house can be told. In this gorgeously inspirational and effortlessly practical book, Charlotte guides readers through the process of designing a space, from creating the original design brief through to the finished room. Using her five principles of design - timelessness, authenticity, lifestyle, scale and quality - Charlotte shows how to balance comfort and style, light and shadow, colour and neutrals, old and new. Charlotte's bold and decisive style is like a breath of fresh air, with easy-to-follow tips and ideas for wall colours, kitchen finishes, furniture and fabrics to achieve rich and layered interiors. Colour Is Home is the essential stylebook to create a home that will stand the test of time.

Brave New World: A Graphic Novel

Author : Aldous Huxley,Fred Fordham
Publisher : HarperCollins
Page : 244 pages
File Size : 46,5 Mb
Release : 2022-04-19
Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
ISBN : 9780063055261

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Brave New World: A Graphic Novel by Aldous Huxley,Fred Fordham Pdf

Available in graphic novel form for the first time, “one of the most prophetic dystopian works of the twentieth century” (Wall Street Journal) Aldous Huxley’s classic novel of authoritarianism Brave New World, adapted and illustrated by Fred Fordham, the artist behind the graphic novel edition of To Kill A Mockingbird. Originally published in 1932, Brave New World is one of the most revered and profound works of twentieth century literature. Touching on themes of control, humanity, technology, and influence, Aldous Huxley’s enduring classic is a reflection and a warning of the age in which it was written, yet remains frighteningly relevant today. With its surreal imagery and otherworldly backdrop, Brave New World adapts beautifully to the graphic novel form. Fred Fordham’s singular artistic flair and attention to detail and color captures this thought-provoking novel as never before, and introduces it to a new generation, and countless modern readers, in a fresh and compelling way.

Homes of the Brave

Author : Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings
Publisher : New York : Knopf
Page : 136 pages
File Size : 47,5 Mb
Release : 1954
Category : Architecture, Domestic
ISBN : UCAL:$B353833

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Brave New Medicine

Author : Cynthia Li
Publisher : Reveal Press
Page : 274 pages
File Size : 54,6 Mb
Release : 2019-09-01
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781684032068

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Brave New Medicine by Cynthia Li Pdf

In this revelatory memoir, Doctor Cynthia Li shares the truth about her disabling autoimmune illness, the limitations of Western medicine, and her hard-won lessons on healing—mind, body, and spirit. Li had it all: a successful career in medicine, a loving marriage, children on the horizon. But it all came crashing down when, after developing an autoimmune thyroid condition, mysterious symptoms began consuming her body. Test after test came back "within normal limits," baffling her doctors—and baffling herself. Housebound with two young children, Li began a solo odyssey from her living room couch to find a way to heal. Brave New Medicine details the physical and existential crisis that forces a young doctor to question her own medical training. She dives into the root causes of her illness, learning to unlock her body's innate intelligence and wholeness. Li relates her story with the insight of a scientist, and the humility and candor of a patient, exploring the emotional and spiritual shifts beyond the physical body. Millions of people worldwide are affected by autoimmune disease. While complex conditions like chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) are gaining attention, patients struggling with these mysterious ailments remain largely dismissed by their doctors, families, and friends. This is the harsh reality that doctor-turned-"difficult patient" Li faced firsthand. Drawing on cutting-edge science, ancient healing arts, and the power of intuition, this memoir offers support, validation, and a new perspective for doctors and patients alike. Through her story, you can find the wisdom and heart to start your own healing journey, too.

A Brave New Mouse: Ellis Island Approved Immigrant Book 5

Author : Philip M. Horender
Publisher : ABDO
Page : 114 pages
File Size : 41,7 Mb
Release : 2014-09-01
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781616419615

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A Brave New Mouse: Ellis Island Approved Immigrant Book 5 by Philip M. Horender Pdf

Experience historic events through the eyes of Maximilian P. Mouse, Time Traveler! Max was hoping the fifth time would be the charm and he would land at home in 2013. Unfortunately, the time machine still isn?t working! Maximilian finds himself on the deck of a new ship in the year 1920. This one is also full of passengers, but these people are immigrants making their way to Ellis Island and a new life in New York City. Maximilian is amazed by the stories of the immigrants and entranced by the beauty of the Statue of Liberty welcoming them to their new home. But, he is concerned about a new crack in the time machine?s shell. Will he ever get home to help his family save Tanner?s Glen? Calico Chapter Books is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 3-6.