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📒The Reason I Jump One Boy S Voice From The Silence Of Autism ✍ Naoki Higashida
✏The Reason I Jump one boy s voice from the silence of autism Book Summary : The No. 1 Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller. Written by Naoki Higashida when he was only thirteen, this remarkable book provides a rare insight into the often baffling behaviour of autistic children. Using a question and answer format, Naoki explains things like why he talks loudly or repeats the same questions, what causes him to have panic attacks, and why he likes to jump. He also shows the way he thinks and feels about his world - other people, nature, time and beauty, and himself. Abundantly proving that people with autism do possess imagination, humour and empathy, he also makes clear how badly they need our compassion, patience and understanding. David Mitchell and his wife have translated Naoki's book so that it might help others dealing with autism and generally illuminate a little-understood condition. It gives us an exceptional chance to enter the mind of another and see the world from a strange and fascinating perspective. The book also features eleven original illustrations, inspired by Naoki's words, by the artistic duo Kai and Sunny.
📒Summary Of The Reason I Jump By Naoki Higashida ✍ Paul Adams / Bookhabits
✏Summary of the Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida Book Summary : The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida: Conversation Starters "To make myself understood, it's like I have to speak in an unknown foreign language, every minute, every day," Naoki Higashida explains. He honestly answers questions like: "Why do you repeat what others tell you? Why don't you look at people's eyes when you talk to them? Why are you always alone? Why do you talk so loudly? Why do you jump?" He says even if they don't appear to remember or learn from mistakes, they actually do, although they could really be slow in the process. Higashida's primary message in this book is for people not to give up on individuals like him. The Reason I Jump is a New York Times bestseller and is named one of the best books of the year by The Wall Street Journal, NPR, Bookish, and Bloomberg Business. It was named a finalist for the Books for a Better Life First Book Award. A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to.. Create Hours of Conversation: - Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups - Foster a deeper understanding of the book - Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately - Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource meant to supplement the original book. If you have not yet read the original book, we encourage you to before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.
📒Walneck S Classic Cycle Trader May 1997 ✍ Causey Enterprises, LLC
✏WALNECK S CLASSIC CYCLE TRADER MAY 1997 Book Summary :
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📒Harper S New Monthly Magazine ✍ Henry Mills Alden
✏Harper s New Monthly Magazine Book Summary : Harper's informs a diverse body of readers of cultural, business, political, literary and scientific affairs.
📒Business Reports For Busy People ✍ Greg Holden
✏Business Reports for Busy People Book Summary : Business Reports for Busy People is a comprehensive guide filled with a wide range of samples and templates that can be customized to produce professional-looking, clear, and concise reports for virtually any need, including easily customizabletemplates and boilerplate text. Business Reports for Busy People features the most commonly used business reports, including: Policies and Procedures, HR Assessments, Disciplinary Reports, Progress Reports, Situation Summaries, Time Accounting Reports, Meeting Minutes, Business Plans, Annual Reports, Feasibility Studies, Expense Reports, White Papers, Statistical Samplings, Abstract Summaries, and much, much more. For each kind of report, this helpful title includes typical contents; suggested formats; requirements, criteria or background information to include: necessary comparisons or options to discuss; how to frame your conclusions or recommendations; and a complete revision checklist. Make a smart business decision. Start with Business Reports for Busy People when you want to produce your next report faster, easier, and with total assurance.
📒Canoe Trip ✍ David R. Beasley
✏Canoe Trip Book Summary : “You will find a lovely little book that explores through the eyes of a young man what a few of us have already learned and the rest of us will learn over the rest of our lives. That life really is like a river, and that the adventures to be had around each turn are as much a part of that river as are the rocks and the water. So when you hang your literal paddles up for the season, pick up this book and enjoy a little literary paddle. Lynne White, The Ripple. “If you have kids interested in adventure, this will make a fine gift, and you’ll probably like it too,“ Joe Slater, the Paddler.
📒Sex Lies Family Vacations ✍ Leslie Langtry
✏Sex Lies Family Vacations Book Summary : "Sex, Lies, & Family Vacations made me laugh, then cry…then laugh until I cried! Leslie Langtry creates characters that are so relatable and yet so humorous that you'll want to re-visit them again and again." - Gemma Halliday, New York Times bestselling author Laura Smith is the mom of two adorable children, the wife of a successful businessman…and the unappreciated shadow of the woman she once was. Somehow, her family never seems to notice that the laundry gets done, the house is picked up, dinner mysteriously appears on the table, and then cleans up after itself. Instead of being her children's idol and her husband's lover, she's become a funny little footnote in her own life. That is until she takes her children on vacation to Disneyworld in sunny Florida, where she just happens to end up in a hotel room right next to her college flame, Alan James. Old passions ignite and new excitement sparks as Laura and Alan bring new meaning to "The Most Magical Place on Earth." But when Laura and Alan's spouses unexpectedly show up in Florida, a comedy of errors ensues, and only one thing is for certain: Laura's life will never be the same again. Note: This book was formerly published under the title The Adulterer's Unofficial Guide to Family Vacations. What critics are saying about Leslie Langtry's books: "Mixing a deadly sense of humor and plenty of sexy sizzle, Leslie Langtry creates a brilliantly original, laughter-rich mix of contemporary romance and suspense." ~ Chicago Tribune "Langtry gets the fun started from page one with a myriad of clever details." ~ Publishers' Weekly "Darkly funny and wildly over the top, this mystery answers the burning question, 'Do assassin skills and Girl Scout merit badges mix…' one truly original and wacky novel!" ~ RT BOOK Reviews "Another wicked blend of action, romance, mystery and dark humor, Guns Will Keep Us Together gives readers bullets, buff guys and bad boys…I hope the Bombay family continues on with their deadly misadventures. ~ News and Sentinel
📒How To Get Straight A S In School And Have Fun At The Same Time ✍ Gordon W. Green
✏How to Get Straight A s In School and Have Fun at the Same Time Book Summary : You study hard. You memorize. You work at a problem over and over until it feels like your head is going to explode. You think, finally I'm ready for the big test. And you still don't make the grade. Relax. The truth is, Dr. Gordon Green knows exactly how you feel. He was a bright student. And he studied hard, too. But he struggled his freshman year at college anyway. What happened? He developed a unique ten-step program based on the simple principle that academic success is not so much a question of how hard you study, but how smart you study. Did it work? After college, Dr. Green went on to earn a Ph.D. in economics at a prestigious university--all the while maintaining straight A's! Thousands of student have benefited from his program. How he has adapted his study methods to apply to you. This is an easy, do-it-yourself guide to help you turn frustration into success. Topics include: How to get the most out of what you need How to budget your time How to take a test Keys to developing effective study habits It's not enough to survive school. This guide will help you excel. And remember: There is no such thing as a mediocre student. Only mediocre results. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
📒Cloud Atlas ✍ David Mitchell
✏Cloud Atlas Book Summary : By the New York Times bestselling author of The Bone Clocks • Now a major motion picture • Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize Includes a new Afterword by David Mitchell A postmodern visionary and one of the leading voices in twenty-first-century fiction, David Mitchell combines flat-out adventure, a Nabokovian love of puzzles, a keen eye for character, and a taste for mind-bending, philosophical and scientific speculation in the tradition of Umberto Eco, Haruki Murakami, and Philip K. Dick. The result is brilliantly original fiction as profound as it is playful. In this groundbreaking novel, an influential favorite among a new generation of writers, Mitchell explores with daring artistry fundamental questions of reality and identity. Cloud Atlas begins in 1850 with Adam Ewing, an American notary voyaging from the Chatham Isles to his home in California. Along the way, Ewing is befriended by a physician, Dr. Goose, who begins to treat him for a rare species of brain parasite. . . . Abruptly, the action jumps to Belgium in 1931, where Robert Frobisher, a disinherited bisexual composer, contrives his way into the household of an infirm maestro who has a beguiling wife and a nubile daughter. . . . From there we jump to the West Coast in the 1970s and a troubled reporter named Luisa Rey, who stumbles upon a web of corporate greed and murder that threatens to claim her life. . . . And onward, with dazzling virtuosity, to an inglorious present-day England; to a Korean superstate of the near future where neocapitalism has run amok; and, finally, to a postapocalyptic Iron Age Hawaii in the last days of history. But the story doesn’t end even there. The narrative then boomerangs back through centuries and space, returning by the same route, in reverse, to its starting point. Along the way, Mitchell reveals how his disparate characters connect, how their fates intertwine, and how their souls drift across time like clouds across the sky. As wild as a videogame, as mysterious as a Zen koan, Cloud Atlas is an unforgettable tour de force that, like its incomparable author, has transcended its cult classic status to become a worldwide phenomenon. Praise for Cloud Atlas “[David] Mitchell is, clearly, a genius. He writes as though at the helm of some perpetual dream machine, can evidently do anything, and his ambition is written in magma across this novel’s every page.”—The New York Times Book Review “One of those how-the-holy-hell-did-he-do-it? modern classics that no doubt is—and should be—read by any student of contemporary literature.”—Dave Eggers “Wildly entertaining . . . a head rush, both action-packed and chillingly ruminative.”—People “The novel as series of nested dolls or Chinese boxes, a puzzle-book, and yet—not just dazzling, amusing, or clever but heartbreaking and passionate, too. I’ve never read anything quite like it, and I’m grateful to have lived, for a while, in all its many worlds.”—Michael Chabon “Cloud Atlas ought to make [Mitchell] famous on both sides of the Atlantic as a writer whose fearlessness is matched by his talent.”—The Washington Post Book World