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The Little Black Book of Scams

By Industry Canada,Competition Bureau Canada
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Competition Bureau Canada
  • Isbn : 1100232400
  • Pages : 44
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 745
  • File Pdf: the-little-black-book-of-scams.pdf

Book Summary:

The Canadian edition of The Little Black Book of Scams is a compact and easy to use reference guide filled with information Canadians can use to protect themselves against a variety of common scams. It debunks common myths about scams, provides contact information for reporting a scam to the correct authority, and offers a step-by-step guide for scam victims to reduce their losses and avoid becoming repeat victims. Consumers and businesses can consult The Little Black Book of Scams to avoid falling victim to social media and mobile phone scams, fake charities and lotteries, dating and romance scams, and many other schemes used to defraud Canadians of their money and personal information.

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  • File Pdf: little-weirds.pdf

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  • File Pdf: little-men.pdf

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“Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys” is an 1871 novel by American author Louisa May Alcott. A sequel to Alcott's hugely successful “Little Women”, this novel tells the story of Jo Bhaer and the children at Plumfield Estate School. It has been made into two films and two television series. This charming tale constitutes a must-read for those who have read and enjoyed “Little Women” or any other works by this author. Louisa May Alcott (1832 – 1888) was an American short story writer, novelist, and poet most famous for writing the novel “Little Women” and its sequels. She grew up in New England and became associated with numerous notable intellectuals of her time, including Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Henry David Thoreau. Other notable works by this author include: "An Old-Fashioned Girl" (1886), "Eight Cousins" (1869), and "A Long Fatal Love Chase" (1875). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
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  • File Pdf: little-women.pdf

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Louisa May Alcott's iconic novel-the beloved portrait of a nineteenth-century New England family in wartime The classic story of the March family, Little Women has been adored for generations. Now in a vibrant new deluxe edition with an introduction by Jane Smiley and a cover by Julie Doucet, the novel follows the lives of four sisters-tomboyish Jo, beautiful Meg, fragile Beth, and romantic Amy-as they come of age while their father is fighting in the Civil War. Since 1868, readers have rooted for Laurie in his pursuit of Jo's hand, cried over the family's tragedy, and dreamed of traveling through Europe with old Aunt March and Amy. In this simple, enthralling tale, Louisa May Alcott has created four of American literature's most beloved women.

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  • Pages : 160
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  • File Pdf: the-little-book-of-talent.pdf

Book Summary:

A manual for building a faster brain and a better you! The Little Book of Talent is an easy-to-use handbook of scientifically proven, field-tested methods to improve skills—your skills, your kids’ skills, your organization’s skills—in sports, music, art, math, and business. The product of five years of reporting from the world’s greatest talent hotbeds and interviews with successful master coaches, it distills the daunting complexity of skill development into 52 clear, concise directives. Whether you’re age 10 or 100, whether you’re on the sports field or the stage, in the classroom or the corner office, this is an essential guide for anyone who ever asked, “How do I get better?” Praise for The Little Book of Talent “The Little Book of Talent should be given to every graduate at commencement, every new parent in a delivery room, every executive on the first day of work. It is a guidebook—beautiful in its simplicity and backed by hard science—for nurturing excellence.”—Charles Duhigg, bestselling author of The Power of Habit “It’s so juvenile to throw around hyperbolic terms such as ‘life-changing,’ but there’s no other way to describe The Little Book of Talent. I was avidly trying new things within the first half hour of reading it and haven’t stopped since. Brilliant. And yes: life-changing.”—Tom Peters, co-author of In Search of Excellence

Little Rabbit Runaway

By Harry Horse
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Isbn : 0241383455
  • Pages : 32
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 412
  • File Pdf: little-rabbit-runaway.pdf

Book Summary:

Following on from the huge success of Little Rabbit Lost and Little Rabbit Goes to School, a fantastic and beautiful new story all about running away. Little Rabbit is fed up with being told off and decides he'd be better off living on his own. So he runs away from Mama and Papa and starts building his own house under a hedge (at the bottom of the garden). Before too long another little runaway, Molly Mouse, appears and they decide that two runaways are better than one. But soon after building their lovely new home, Little Rabbit quickly discovers Molly Mouse is a bit of a bossy boots and keeps telling him off - just like Mama and Papa. Then Molly Mouse terrifies him with a scary bedtime story and all Little Rabbit wants is to be tucked up safe and warm in his real home. Luckily, Mama and Papa know exactly where to find him and come - along with Molly Mouse's mama - to take him home.

The Little Book of Perfumes

By Luca Turin,Tania Sanchez
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 110154533X
  • Pages : 128
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Reads : 169
  • File Pdf: the-little-book-of-perfumes.pdf

Book Summary:

The quintessential guide to the one hundred most glorious perfumes in the world. When Luca Turin and Tania Sanchez published Perfumes: The Guide in 2008, it was hailed as "ravishingly entertaining" by John Lanchester in The New Yorker, "witty and knowledgeable" on Style.com, and "provocative and hugely entertaining" by the Times Literary Supplement. The Little Book of Perfumes focuses on just one hundred masterpieces of perfume: ninety-six five-star perfumes from the original book, as well as four "museum" perfumes-legendary scents that are preserved in the Versailles Osmothèque. This stunningly produced petite volume offers lovers of perfume the best of the best-a perfect gift book for anyone looking either for a brilliant fragrance or an intelligent, witty read.

Little Horror

By Daniel Peak
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Firefly Press
  • Isbn : 1913102521
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 958
  • File Pdf: little-horror.pdf

Book Summary:

Rita may be a baby, but she has the mind (and attitude) of a teenager. She knows she is not a normal toddler but when her parents disappear and a sinister clown and an ice-cream van seem to be hunting her down, even a soft-play centre might not be safe...

The Little Book of Restorative Teaching Tools

By Lindsey Pointer,Kathleen McGoey,Haley Farrar
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1680995898
  • Pages : 120
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 929
  • File Pdf: the-little-book-of-restorative-teaching-tools.pdf

Book Summary:

Engaging Practices for Integrating Restorative Justice Principles in Group Settings As restorative practices spread around the world, scholars and practitioners have begun to ask very important questions: How should restorative practices be taught? What educational structures and methods are in alignment with restorative values and principles? This book introduces games as an effective and dynamic tool to teach restorative justice practices. Grounded in an understanding of restorative pedagogy and experiential learning strategies, the games included in this book provide a way for learners to experience and more deeply understand restorative practices while building relationships and improving skills. Chapters cover topics such as: Introduction to restorative pedagogy and experiential learning How a restorative learning community can be built and strengthened through the use of games and activities How to design games and activities for teaching restorative practices How to design, deliver, and debrief an activity-based learning experience In-depth instructions for games and activities for building relationships, understanding the restorative philosophy, and developing skills in practice An ideal handbook for educators, restorative justice program directors and trainers, consultants, community group leaders, and anyone else whose work draws people together to resolve disagreements or address harm, this book will serve as a catalyst for greater creativity and philosophical alignment in the teaching of restorative practices across contexts.

The Little Book of Value Investing

By Christopher H. Browne
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Isbn : 0470105496
  • Pages : 208
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 201
  • File Pdf: the-little-book-of-value-investing.pdf

Book Summary:

There are many ways to make money in today’s market, but the one strategy that has truly proven itself over the years is value investing. Now, with The Little Book of Value Investing, Christopher Browne shows you how to use this wealth-building strategy to successfully buy bargain stocks around the world.

Little House, Long Shadow

By Anita Clair Fellman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : University of Missouri Press
  • Isbn : 9780826266330
  • Pages : 360
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 407
  • File Pdf: little-house-long-shadow.pdf

Book Summary:

Beyond their status as classic children’s stories, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House books play a significant role in American culture that most people cannot begin to appreciate. Millions of children have sampled the books in school; played out the roles of Laura and Mary; or visited Wilder homesites with their parents, who may be fans themselves. Yet, as Anita Clair Fellman shows, there is even more to this magical series with its clear emotional appeal: a covert political message that made many readers comfortable with the resurgence of conservatism in the Reagan years and beyond. In Little House, Long Shadow, a leading Wilder scholar offers a fresh interpretation of the Little House books that examines how this beloved body of children’s literature found its way into many facets of our culture and consciousness—even influencing the responsiveness of Americans to particular political views. Because both Wilder and her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane, opposed the New Deal programs being implemented during the period in which they wrote, their books reflect their use of family history as an argument against the state’s protection of individuals from economic uncertainty. Their writing emphasized the isolation of the Ingalls family and the family’s resilience in the face of crises and consistently equated self-sufficiency with family acceptance, security, and warmth. Fellman argues that the popularity of these books—abetted by Lane’s overtly libertarian views—helped lay the groundwork for a negative response to big government and a positive view of political individualism, contributing to the acceptance of contemporary conservatism while perpetuating a mythic West. Beyond tracing the emergence of this influence in the relationship between Wilder and her daughter, Fellman explores the continuing presence of the books—and their message—in modern cultural institutions from classrooms to tourism, newspaper editorials to Internet message boards. Little House, Long Shadow shows how ostensibly apolitical artifacts of popular culture can help explain shifts in political assumptions. It is a pioneering look at the dissemination of books in our culture that expands the discussion of recent political transformations—and suggests that sources other than political rhetoric have contributed to Americans’ renewed appreciation of individualist ideals.