Gifts of the Heart by Patricia Polacco

By Patricia Polacco

loved author-illustrator Patricia Polacco’s vacation tale is an excellent ode to the magic of relatives, Christmas, and giving the correct of gifts—gifts full of love.
 
Richie and Trisha are looking to purchase Christmas presents for his or her relatives, yet they do not have adequate cash. input Kay Lamity, a brand new housekeeper . . . yet is that every one she is? She comes into their lives like a whirlwind, brimming with confident strength and a can-do angle. Kay not just straightens them out by way of even if Santa Claus is actual, she teaches them whatever approximately presents: the just-good-enough variety that come from the pocketbook and the unforgettable variety that come from the guts. due to Kay, Trisha and Richie—and the family—have a Christmas morning they're going to by no means forget.

Celebrating the enjoyment of do-it-yourself presents, Patricia Polacco introduces readers to a brand new personality who's really a strength of nature during this tale similar to Christmas Tapestry and An Orange for Frankie. this can be a magical Christmas tale the writer swears is correct, down to the sleigh tracks at the farmhouse roof!

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Simplify: A Simple Approach to Building a Sustainable by Joseph Tumolo

By Joseph Tumolo

in accordance with a examine performed by means of Decima examine, approximately 34 percentage of these surveyed acknowledged they might examine together with their favourite charity of their property plans. So for each ten donors, 3 to 4 stated they'd be open to a talk. unfortunately, merely 17 percentage of these donors stated that their favourite charity ever requested. a lot of what holds humans again from pursuing deliberate giving is they see it as anything advanced, taking loads of time and manner an excessive amount of attempt. Simplify presents an easy method of deliberate giving, permitting you to get within the online game and get leads to a quick period of time. via a mix of reports and genuine examples, the writer touches on all of the features of beginning and maintaining a winning deliberate giving application. Joe’s conversational tone makes this an relaxing learn and is a vital instrument for nonprofit leaders, board individuals and fundraisers.

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Developing with Docker by Jaroslaw Krochmalski

By Jaroslaw Krochmalski

Key Features

  • Cut in the course of the noise and merely learn how to package deal your functions and try out, send, and scale your containers
  • Find and construct pictures and effectively run your courses inside containers
  • Build, set up, and try out your Docker boxes and placed them to paintings in production

Book Description

This fast moving functional consultant gets you up and operating with Docker. utilizing Docker, it is possible for you to to construct, send, and run many allotted purposes in actual time.

You will begin with speedy fitting Docker and begin operating with photographs and bins. we'll current sorts of bins and their functions, and allow you to locate and construct pictures. you are going to learn the way you could give a contribution to the picture repository by way of publishing diverse photographs. this can familiarize you with the picture construction technique and you'll be in a position to effectively run your courses inside containers.

By completing this ebook, you may be good built in deploying your functions utilizing Docker and may have a transparent knowing of thoughts, suggestions, and sensible ways to get it working in construction systems.

What you are going to learn

  • Understand Docker's architecture
  • Build, send, and run allotted applications
  • Deploy, automate, and deal with the execution of purposes inside of Docker
  • Scale and virtualize photographs and containers
  • Utilize the networking good points that Docker offers
  • Use repositories to shop and retrieve images

About the Author

Jaroslaw Krochmalski is a passionate software program fashion designer and developer who focuses on the monetary enterprise area. He has over 12 years of expertise in software program improvement. he's a clean-code and software program craftsmanship fanatic. he's a qualified Scrum grasp and keen on Agile. His specialist pursuits contain new applied sciences in internet software improvement, layout styles, firm structure, and integration patterns.

He has been designing and constructing software program professionally for the reason that 2000 and has been utilizing Java as his basic programming language in view that 2002. some time past, he labored for firms comparable to Kredyt financial institution (KBC) and financial institution BPS on many large-scale tasks resembling foreign funds orders, convey funds, and assortment structures. He at present works as a expert at Danish corporation 7N as an infrastructure architect for the Nykredit financial institution. you could achieve him through Twitter at @jkroch or via electronic mail at [email protected]

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Docker
  2. Installing Docker
  3. Understanding photos and Containers
  4. Networking and chronic Storage
  5. Finding Images
  6. Creating Images
  7. Running Containers
  8. Publishing Images
  9. Using Docker in Development
  10. More Resources

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The Last One: An Orphaned Child Fights to Survive the by Marin R. Yann

By Marin R. Yann

Memoirs of an Orphan Child

"A baby 's unvarnished truth...stunning...heartbreaking...wrenching." The extra i attempt to fail to remember, the extra the stories hang-out me. think that you're six years outdated. you've got misplaced your father, mom, and siblings in the final 12 months as a result of battle. think creating a journey throughout a jungle infested with landmines. think chasing snakes for foodstuff. think a youth spent taking beatings from infantrymen and never with the ability to struggle again. i used to be slightly 5 years previous in April 1975 while my kin in Cambodia have been compelled by means of the Communist Khmer Rouge to depart our domestic. In our jungle encampment, between 1000's of different apprehensive evacuees, my more youthful brother turned sick and died. After our subsequent relocation, the warriors took my father to construct a canal to water the rice fields. He by no means again. My older sister used to be compelled to dwell in a girl's paintings camp, distant. After I recovered from a perilous disease, my mom died from an ailment, in entrance of me. i used to be now by myself. there has been not anyone. i used to be six years previous. Left to my very own wits, I stuck and ate flying termites, grasshoppers, crickets, fish, and snakes, whatever safe to eat. i used to be continuously hungry. Like a ravenous dog, I stole leftover bones and sucked the juice out of them. Then, restricted in numerous encampments with millions of prisoners who have been compelled to construct canals, I additionally was once compelled to aid with the backbreaking hard work within the water-laden rice fields. I saved operating away, again to the wooded area. After 3 years and 8 months below the brutal Khmer Rouge, the horrors of my existence adventure weren't over, and surviving with none kinfolk was once just the start. It used to be 9 harsh years until eventually I emigrated to the United States. My rebellious spirit saved me alive. "This is the breathtaking tale of an orphan who survived the Khmer Rouge regime. Marin used to be condemned to a nightmare that few can imagine--growing up with the assassin of his family members. Torn among love and hate, this can be a massive tale approximately survival and forgiveness." --Youk Chhang, Director of The Documentation middle of Cambodia

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Lost Places fotografieren: Von der Vorbereitung über das by Peter Untermaierhofer

By Peter Untermaierhofer

Schauen Sie dem bekannten misplaced Places-Fotografen Peter Untermaierhofer über die Schulter, um verlassene Orte präzise, kunstvoll und jenseits jeden Genre-Klischees zu fotografieren. Lernen Sie, die Weiten zerfallender Architekturen und die info bröckelnder Texturen so in Szene zu setzen, dass dabei faszinierende Bilder voller Geschichten entstehen.

Peter Untermaierhofer macht Sie mit allem vertraut, used to be Sie zum erfolgreichen Fotografieren vor Ort und zur Nachbearbeitung Ihrer Bilder wissen müssen. Neben den Grundregeln und -techniken der Architekturfotografie und dem Arbeiten mit Belichtungsreihen lernen Sie auch, wie Sie sich optimum vorbereiten, um in misplaced areas Kopf und Hände für die bestmöglichen Bilder frei zu haben.

Aus dem Inhalt:
• Die richtige Ausrüstung (für Ihre Kamera und für Sie)
• Wie Sie misplaced Places-Exkursionen optimum vorbereiten und durchführen
• Lichtstimmungen authentisch wiedergeben mit Belichtungsreihen und HDR
• Kompositorische Regeln
• Aufnahmetechniken (z.B. landscape mit Tilt-Shift- Objektiven)
• Kamerafernsteuerung mit qDslrDashboard
• Nachbearbeitung mit HDR tasks specialist und Photoshop
• u.v.a.m.

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Adéu, nena (LA NEGRA) (Catalan Edition) by Raymond Chandler,Albert Fuentes

By Raymond Chandler,Albert Fuentes

los angeles curiositat ha ficat en Philip Marlowe en un bon embolic. Ha estat el testimoni directe de com en Moose Malloy, un gegant massís i ferm acabat de sortir de los angeles presó, s’ha carregat un domestic en un bar de negres mentre busca l. a. Velma, l. a. seva noia. Això l’ha deixat intranquil i, és clar, el detectiu privat no es pot estar de burxar i d’intentar esbrinar tot el que hello ha de tèrbol en aquest cas.

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Public Relations: The Basics by Ron Smith

By Ron Smith

Public kinfolk: the fundamentals is a hugely readable advent to 1 of the main intriguing and fast paced media industries. either the perform and career of public kinfolk are explored and the focal point is on these matters so one can be so much correct to these new to the field:





  • The 4 key stages of public relatives campaigns: study, approach, strategies and evaluation.



  • History and evolution of public relations.



  • Basic strategies of the career: ethics, professionalism and theoretical underpinnings.



Contemporary foreign case reviews are woven during the textual content making sure that the e-book is proper to a world viewers. It additionally incorporates a word list and an appendix on first steps in the direction of a occupation in public kin making this the publication the appropriate start line for a person new to the examine of public relations.

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Haramiru's Breeding Erotica by Ken Haramiru

By Ken Haramiru

quantity one in every of Ken Haramiru's erotica novellas, gathered jointly into one anthology. His tales run the gamut from technology fiction and myth, to the “Oh I want i used to be there” sexual stumble upon simply round the corner.

What's inside?

Progenitor: while Philip younger awakens in a brand new physique talented to him by way of extraterrestrial beings, he is packed with ask yourself. but if he is dropped again on the earth, girls are choked with lust. he is been introduced again to unfold the subsequent wave of human evolution, and any ladies who smells his pheromones is decided to join it. Their wombs start swelling with eggs inside mins, and different ladies are pressured to insert them - and then the shells dissolve, leaving ordinary-but-evolved human embryos. the single factor Philip is familiar with needless to say approximately his new physique, is that it'll self-destruct if he will get arrested - and his pheromones make it tricky to take care of a low profile!

Merlin's Magic Wang: a paranormal ring made by way of Merlin falls right into a university student's arms, who quick learns that it is a portal into any girl he can sincerely visualize. The undesirable information is that it is addictive and malevolent, and he reveals himself impregnating each girl he thinks of. What ulterior reason does it have for him, and will he cease? Does he wish to?

Morgan's Curse: Morgan Le Fay is drained. Merlin cursed her 1000 years in the past to leap our bodies whenever she had intercourse, and her lust demon servant Argyle has been attempting to eat her soul for roughly part that point. while she learns that Merlin has been reborn as a helpless child, she units out to finish her curse the single approach she understands how: to kill him.

Winning the Genetic Lottery: an concept contest judged by way of a bored trillionaire supplies one billion money to the fellow with the main novel use for it. Jim wins via lightly announcing he'd use the money to impregnate extra ladies than any guy in historical past, and in a single day his lifestyles alterations - now he really has to do it! What Jim does not observe, as he is hiring employees to make his operation run easily, is that considered one of his new hires is from an online being pregnant fetish discussion board, and she's attempting to get all of its participants employed at his mansion!

Cupid's Armorer: Bows and arrows cannot penetrate human hearts anymore, which leaves the Cupid department at risk of being close down. while Clint, a military armorer dies in Afghanistan, St. Michael makes a decision to take advantage of him in a final gamble: to interchange the Cupids' conventional bows and arrows with sniper rifles. Clint has the same opinion to offer it a attempt - after which he meets one other Cupid, the attractive yet broken Bethany. She's at risk of Falling - and he is at risk of falling for her.

She in basic terms Wore a blouse to the Funeral: in response to real occasions within the author's existence - a girl exhibits as much as a funeral donning a protracted button-up blouse instead of a gown. She will get the eye of Brent Allen, and very quickly they discover a inner most room on the reception in order that Brent can unravel why she considers her blouse to be a dress.

Ken's tales run the gamut from technology fiction and delusion, to the "Oh I want i used to be there" sexual come upon simply round the corner.

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Two Old Potatoes and Me by John Coy,Carolyn Fisher

By John Coy,Carolyn Fisher

at some point at her dad’s condominium, a tender woman reveals previous potatoes within the cabinet. “Gross.” yet earlier than she will throw them away, her dad indicates they fight to develop new potatoes from the outdated ones, that have sprouted eyes. advised from may well to September, the potato-growing season, the tale contains the entire easy steps for growing to be potatoes whereas subtly facing the fogeys’ contemporary divorce. like the new potatoes that emerged from gruesome outdated potatoes, this dad and daughter movement on and make a brand new existence jointly within the face of unavoidable and unsightly switch. Carolyn Fisher’s art should be immediately recognizable from her fresh photo publication debut, A Twisted story, and her trademark high-energy paintings and layout infuse pleasure and humor into this heartwarming story.

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Readings in Advertising, Society, and Consumer Culture by Roxanne Hovland,Joyce M. Wolburg,Eric E. Haley

By Roxanne Hovland,Joyce M. Wolburg,Eric E. Haley

This choice of vintage and modern articles offers context for the examine of ads by way of exploring the old, monetary, and ideological components that spawned the improvement of a client tradition. It starts with articles that take an institutional and ancient standpoint to supply heritage for imminent the social and moral issues that evolve round ads. next sections then handle the felony and fiscal outcomes of lifestyles in a fabric tradition; the law of advertisements in a tradition that weighs unfastened speech opposed to the wishes of society; and the ethics of selling materialism to shoppers. The concluding part comprises hyperlinks to quite a few assets reminiscent of exchange organization codes of ethics, criteria and guidance for certain types of advertisements, and knowledge approximately self-regulatory organizations.

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