For the first time, all three volumes of Roth's #1 "New York Times"bestselling Divergent trilogy are available together in a collectible box set. In addition to the three hardcover editions, the box set contains a bonus 48-page booklet, "The World of Veronica Roth's Divergent, " which includes an author Q&A, playlists, quizzes, and more.
In the far future, humanity settles the stars, bioengineering its descendants to survive in a harsh universe. This is the first three boosk in the science fiction series, The Backworlds. A space opera adventure. The Backworlds Stopover at the Backworlds' Edge Boomtown Craze
Don't miss Divergent, soon to be a major motion picture in theaters March 2014! Fascinated by the world of the Divergent series? This fifty-page bonus, previously only available in the Divergent Series Box Set, includes faction manifestos, a faction quiz, Q&A with #1 New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth, book playlists, discussion questions, series inspirations, and much more! It also contains ten enticing teasers from Allegiant, the final book in the Divergent series.
3000+ pages of DEATH! The complete series! What readers are saying: "It is a beautiful thing when a story can pull such emotion from the reader." "Hunger Games, 50 Shades, and Divergent, anyone?" "A great Dystopian Thriller that has a new twist on death..." From the New York Times bestselling author of A Terrible Love, comes sci-fi meets dark paranormal romance, in a chilling collection of humans who possess extraordinary powers, and the government's covert efforts of exploitation and control. Included volumes: Death Whispers Death Speaks Death Inception Death Screams Death Weeps Unrequited Death For the Love of Death Death Blinks Death Incarnate DEATH begins as a multi-genre, young adult work in book one, quickly progressing into new adult. DEATH deals with sensitive topics in an authentic way and may be offensive to some. DEATH is a work of fiction and as such, is for entertainment purposes only.
Today's students need to be able to do more than score well on tests—they must be creative thinkers and problem solvers. The tools in this book will help teachers and parents start students on the path to becoming innovative, successful individuals in the 21st century workforce. • Demonstrates how to use children's literature specifically to foster divergent thinking in students in school and at home • Provides specific suggestions for activities and example projects relevant to individual books as well as to entire teaching units • Supplies bibliographies of hundreds of recently published children's books recommended for children of different age levels • Cites research findings that underscore the vital importance of divergent thinking in today's world and its importance to the business community
Apply CFA Program concepts and skills to real-world wealth and portfolio management for the 2019 exam The same official curricula that CFA Program candidates receive with program registration is now publicly available for purchase. CFA Program Curriculum 2019 Level III, Volumes 1-6 provides complete, authoritative guidance on synthesizing the entire CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) into professional practice for the 2019 exam. This book helps you bring together the skills and concepts from Levels I and II to formulate a detailed, professional response to a variety of real-world scenarios. Coverage spans all CFA Program topics and provides a rigorous treatment of portfolio management, all organized into individual study sessions with clearly defined Learning Outcome Statements. Visual aids clarify complex concepts, and practice questions allow you to test your understanding while reinforcing major content areas. Levels I and II equipped you with foundational investment tools and complex analysis skill; now, you'll learn how to effectively synthesize that knowledge to facilitate effective portfolio management and wealth planning. This study set helps you convert your understanding into a professional body of knowledge that will benefit your clients' financial futures. Master essential portfolio management and compliance topics Synthesize your understanding into professional guidance Reinforce your grasp of complex analysis and valuation Apply ethical and professional standards in the context of real-world cases CFA Institute promotes the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence among investment professionals. The CFA Program curriculum guides you through the breadth of knowledge required to uphold these standards. The three levels of the program build on each other. Level I provides foundational knowledge and teaches the use of investment tools; Level II focuses on application of concepts and analysis, particularly in the valuation of assets; and Level III builds toward synthesis across topics with an emphasis on portfolio management.
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Episode 1: Victoria & ShannonGansett Island midwife Victoria Stevens loves taking care of people, in her job and in her personal life, especially when it comes to her boyfriend of one year, sexy Irishman Shannon O'Grady. Fueled by combustible chemistry, her relationship with Shannon has been H-O-T from the start. But she's begun to wonder whether theirs is destined to be a short-term fling or possibly the love of a lifetime. When she goes looking for answers about his past, she learns something she was better off not knowing and isn't sure what to do with her newfound information. What will happen when Shannon finds out she's been asking questions about him, and will they be able to overcome the obstacles standing between them and happily ever after? Find out in this first Gansett Island Episode, which also includes the arrival of some long-awaited island babies! Episode 2: Kevin & Chelsea A year after his 31-year marriage imploded, Dr. Kevin McCarthy is enjoying life on Gansett Island. He's opened a small practice, goes fishing with his older brothers any time he wants and has his sons, nieces and nephews close by. Best of all is his all-consuming relationship with sexy bartender, Chelsea Rose. What started as a one-night stand a year ago, has turned into something much more significant for Kevin and for Chelsea. The sixteen-year age difference between them has never mattered, until they realize they may have differing plans for the future. Will they be able to reconcile their divergent paths or will their hearts be broken when they go their separate ways? Find out in Gansett Island Episode 2: Kevin & Chelsea where you'll also hear about Big Mac's latest business venture and have a visit with the Gansett Island characters you've come to love!About the Gansett Island Episodes... The Gansett Island Series Gansett Island Boxed Set, Books 1-3 Gansett Island Boxed Set, Books 4-6 Gansett Island Boxed Set, Books 7-9 Book 1: Maid for Love Book 2: Fool for Love Book 3: Ready for Love Book 4: Falling for Love Book 5: Hoping for Love Book 6: Season for Love Book 7: Longing for Love Book 8: Waiting for Love Book 9: Time for Love Book 10: Meant for Love Book 10.5: Chance for Love, A Gansett Island Novella Book 11: Gansett After Dark Book 12: Kisses After Dark Book 13: Love After Dark Book 14: Celebration After Dark Book 15: Desire After Dark Book 16: Light After Dark Book 17: Episode 1: Victoria & Shannon Book 18: Episode 2: Kevin & Chelsea Book 19: Mine After Dark (Riley & Nikki) Book 20: Yours After Dark (Finn & Chloe) Book 21: Trouble After Dark (Deacon & Julia)
This book introduces the reader to what is current and relevant in the plethora of good books available for adolescents. Literary experts illustrate how teachers everywhere can help their students become lifelong readers by simply introducing them to great reads—smart, insightful, and engaging books that are specifically written for adolescents.