The Toll

The Toll
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Author: Neal Shusterman
Pages: 640
ISBN: 9781481497060
Release: 2019-11-05
Editor: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In the highly anticipated finale to the New York Times bestselling trilogy, dictators, prophets, and tensions rise. In a world that’s conquered death, will humanity finally be torn asunder by the immortal beings it created? Citra and Rowan have disappeared. Endura is gone. It seems like nothing stands between Scythe Goddard and absolute dominion over the world scythedom. With the silence of the Thunderhead and the reverberations of the Great Resonance still shaking the earth to its core, the question remains: Is there anyone left who can stop him? The answer lies in the Tone, the Toll, and the Thunder.

Scythe

Scythe
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Author: Neal Shusterman
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9781442472440
Release: 2016-11-22
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Two teens must learn the “art of killing” in this Printz Honor–winning book, the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology. A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now Scythes are the only ones who can end life—and they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control. Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice to a scythe—a role that neither wants. These teens must master the “art” of taking life, knowing that the consequence of failure could mean losing their own. Scythe is the first novel of a thrilling new series by National Book Award–winning author Neal Shusterman in which Citra and Rowan learn that a perfect world comes only with a heavy price.

The Toll

The Toll
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Author: Cherie Priest
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781466860629
Release: 2019-07-09
Editor: Tor Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From Cherie Priest, the author of The Family Plot and Maplecroft, comes The Toll, a tense, dark, and scary treat for modern fans of the traditionally strange and macabre. Take a road trip into a Southern gothic horror novel. Titus and Melanie Bell are on their honeymoon and have reservations in the Okefenokee Swamp cabins for a canoeing trip. But shortly before they reach their destination, the road narrows into a rickety bridge with old stone pilings, with room for only one car. Much later, Titus wakes up lying in the middle of the road, no bridge in sight. Melanie is missing. When he calls the police, they tell him there is no such bridge on Route 177 . . . At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Thunderhead

Thunderhead
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Author: Neal Shusterman
Pages: 512
ISBN: 9781442472464
Release: 2019-06-04
Editor: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

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“Intelligent and entertaining.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “Even better than the first book.” —School Library Journal (starred review) Rowan and Citra take opposite stances on the morality of the Scythedom, putting them at odds, in the chilling sequel to the Printz Honor Book Scythe from New York Times bestseller Neal Shusterman, author of the Unwind dystology. Humans learn from their mistakes. I cannot. I make no mistakes. The Thunderhead is the perfect ruler of a perfect world, but it has no control over the scythedom. A year has passed since Rowan had gone off grid. Since then, he has become an urban legend, a vigilante snuffing out corrupt scythes in a trial by fire. His story is told in whispers across the continent. As Scythe Anastasia, Citra gleans with compassion and openly challenges the ideals of the “new order.” But when her life is threatened and her methods questioned, it becomes clear that not everyone is open to the change. Old foes and new enemies converge, and as corruption within the Scythedom spreads, Rowan and Citra begin to lose hope. Will the Thunderhead intervene? Or will it simply watch as this perfect world begins to unravel?

The Arc of a Scythe Trilogy

The Arc of a Scythe Trilogy
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Author: Neal Shusterman
Pages: 1600
ISBN: 1534461531
Release: 2019-11-19
Editor: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Two teens must learn the “art of killing” in this Printz Honor–winning series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology. This collectible boxed set includes hardcover editions of: Scythe Thunderhead The Toll

The Toll Bridge

The Toll Bridge
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Author: Aidan Chambers
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781409012818
Release: 2010-10-31
Editor: Random House

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Everyone seems to know best when it comes to Jan's future - but he's still working out for himself who he really is. Jan feels so hemmed in by the pressures of family and friends, he decides to leave home and live alone in the house on the toll bridge. While there, he meets Tess and Adam and their close bond of friendship develops into something which has devastating effects on them all.

Toll the Hounds

Toll the Hounds
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Author: Steven Erikson
Pages: 832
ISBN: 1429926996
Release: 2008-09-16
Editor: Tor Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A thrilling, harrowing novel of war, intrigue and dark, uncontrollable magic, Toll the Hounds is the new chapter in Erikson's monumental series - epic fantasy at its most imaginative and storytelling at its most exciting. In Darujhistan, the city of blue fire, it is said that love and death shall arrive dancing. It is summer and the heat is oppressive, but for the small round man in the faded red waistcoat, discomfiture is not just because of the sun. All is not well. Dire portents plague his nights and haunt the city streets like fiends of shadow. Assassins skulk in alleyways, but the quarry has turned and the hunters become the hunted. Hidden hands pluck the strings of tyranny like a fell chorus. While the bards sing their tragic tales, somewhere in the distance can be heard the baying of Hounds...And in the distant city of Black Coral, where rules Anomander Rake, Son of Darkness, ancient crimes awaken, intent on revenge. It seems Love and Death are indeed about to arrive...hand in hand, dancing. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Reducing the Toll of Suicide

Reducing the Toll of Suicide
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Author: De Leo, Diego,Poštuvan, Vita
Pages: 230
ISBN: 9781613345696
Release: 2019-09-18
Editor: Hogrefe Verlag

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This is the second book based on the TRIPLE i in Suicidology international conferences, which are organised annually by the Slovene Center for Suicide Research in memory of the late Prof. Andrej Marušic with the aim of promoting intuition, imagination and innovation in the research and prevention of suicide and suicidal behaviour. The carefully selected chapters provide food for thought to practitioners, researchers, students and all those who come into contact with the tragedy of suicide, with the hope of stimulating new ideas and interventions in the difficult fight against suicidal behaviours. In five parts, the internationally renowned team of authors summarises the research looking at understanding individuals (assessing risk in older adults and psychotherapy with suicidal patients), understanding the groups at risk of suicide (including people in prison, men, and people with mood disorders), understanding the role of community(including the Papageno effect and technology-based and collaborative approaches to prevention), models of understanding suicide (including the integrate motivational-volitional model of suicidal behaviour and the hot air balloon model for postvention with those bereaved by suicide) and understanding the unique ethical and methodologicalissues associated with research in this field.

The Toll Gate

The Toll Gate
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Author: Georgette Heyer
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781402269448
Release: 2011-10-01
Editor: Sourcebooks, Inc.

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"Witty...a cheerful extravaganza."—The New Yorker His exploits were legendary... Captain John Staple, back from the battlefront, is already bored with his quiet civilian life in the country. When he stumbles upon a mystery involving a disappearing toll-gate keeper, nothing could keep the adventure-loving captain from investigating. But winning her will be his greatest yet... The plot thickens when John encounters the enigmatic Lady Nell Stornaway and soon learns that rescuing her from her unsavory relatives makes even the most ferocious cavalry charge look like a particularly tame hand of loo. Between hiding his true identity from Nell and the arrival in the neighborhood of some distinctly shady characters, Captain Staple finds himself embarked on the adventure-and romance-of a lifetime. "Spritely and good fun."-New York Herald Tribune "Once again Georgette Heyer has directed her comic genius along the fictional highway of early nineteenth-century England, but this time...cleaves with refreshing persistence to the commoner levels of life."-Chicago Sunday Tribune "Told in elegant prose with exceptionally humorous dialogue by the Queen of Regency romance."-Good Book Guide

Hellraiser

Hellraiser
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Author: Mark Alan Miller,Clive Barker
Pages: 96
ISBN: 1596068493
Release: 2018-02-28
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Kirsty Cotton recieves a letter addressed to the woman she's been on the run from for over thirty years.

The Toll

The Toll
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Author: Neal Shusterman
Pages: 640
ISBN: 9781481497084
Release: 2019-11-05
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In the highly anticipated finale to the New York Times bestselling trilogy, dictators, prophets, and tensions rise. In a world that’s conquered death, will humanity finally be torn asunder by the immortal beings it created? Citra and Rowan have disappeared. Endura is gone. It seems like nothing stands between Scythe Goddard and absolute dominion over the world scythedom. With the silence of the Thunderhead and the reverberations of the Great Resonance still shaking the earth to its core, the question remains: Is there anyone left who can stop him? The answer lies in the Tone, the Toll, and the Thunder.

Downsiders

Downsiders
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Author: Neal Shusterman
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781439115350
Release: 2012-02-21
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Beneath the sewer grates and manholes of the city lies a strange and secret world called the Downside. Every Downsider knows that it's forbidden to go Topside, and most fear a collision of the two worlds. But fourteen-year-old Talon is curious about what goes on above ground, and one day he ventures out in search of medicine for his ailing sister. There he meets Lindsay, who is as curious about Talon's world as he is about hers. When Lindsay visits the Downside for the first time, she marvels at the spirit of the Downsiders, and the way they create works of art from topside "trash," like old subway tokens and forgotten earrings. As awed as she is by the Downside, however, she also questions its origins, and when she finds out that this fantastic world is not all it appears to be, she is determined to tell Talon the truth. Then a construction accident threatens to crush Talon's world, and his loyalty is put to the test. Can the truth save the Downside, or will it destroy an entire civilization? Neal Shusterman takes readers on an amazing journey into a place that's only a few steps away, yet beyond their wildest dreams.

The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth
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Author: Norton Juster
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780394820378
Release: 1996
Editor: Yearling Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers provides a cure for his boredom.

Capitalism vs Freedom

Capitalism vs  Freedom
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Author: Rob Larson
Pages: 248
ISBN: 9781785357343
Release: 2018-06-29
Editor: John Hunt Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

For years, we’ve been taught that capitalism is good for freedom. Dominant right-wing talk radio hosts to this day recommend “libertarian” classics like Hayek’s Road to Serfdom and Friedman’s Capitalism and Freedom that claim markets free us, and this picture still dominates the schools and the political spectrum. Well get bent, one percent, because Rob Larson’s Capitalism vs. Freedom: The Toll Road to Serfdom puts big business under a microscope. This book debunks the conservative classics while demonstrating that the marketplace has its own great centers of power, which the libertarian tradition itself claims is a limit to freedom. In fact, Larson illustrates how capitalism fails both this and other concepts of human liberty, not just failing to establish a right to a share of society’s production, but also leaving us subject to the great power plays of the one percent’s corporate property.

Educational Coaching

Educational Coaching
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Author: Cathy A. Toll
Pages: 152
ISBN: 9781416625643
Release: 2018-03-22
Editor: ASCD

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Educational coaches—whether math, literacy, instructional, or curriculum coaches—vary in the content of the work they do and in the grade range of the teachers with whom they work. But "good coaching is good coaching," as coaching expert Cathy A. Toll affirms in this, her newest book. All coaches seek to help solve problems and increase teacher success, and they all depend on effective collaboration to do so. This practical guide shows readers how to get the most out of educational coaching. It details Models of coaching that enhance teachers' thinking, help them overcome obstacles to success, and lead to lasting change. Three phases of the problem-solving cycle. Characteristics of effective coaching conversations. Components of CAT—connectedness, acceptance, and trustworthiness—that are essential to the partnership. Practices that support teamwork. Toll also tackles the obstacles that hinder a coach's success—administrators who don't understand coaching and teachers who don't want to engage. Full of insights and answers, Educational Coaching is for all coaches and those who lead them.

Maplecroft

Maplecroft
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Author: Cherie Priest
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9780698138384
Release: 2014-09-02
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Lizzie Borden took an axe and gave her mother forty whacks; and when she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one.... The people of Fall River, Massachusetts, fear me. Perhaps rightfully so. I remain a suspect in the brutal deaths of my father and his second wife despite the verdict of innocence at my trial. With our inheritance, my sister, Emma, and I have taken up residence in Maplecroft, a mansion near the sea and far from gossip and scrutiny. But it is not far enough from the affliction that possessed my parents. Their characters, their very souls, were consumed from within by something that left malevolent entities in their place. It originates from the ocean’s depths, plaguing the populace with tides of nightmares and madness. This evil cannot hide from me. No matter what guise it assumes, I will be waiting for it. With an axe.

Annual Financial Report State Owned Toll Bridges

Annual Financial Report  State Owned Toll Bridges
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Author: California. Department of Transportation
Pages: 329
ISBN: UCI:31970021771149
Release: 1987
Editor: Unknown

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The Toll Bridge Troll

The Toll Bridge Troll
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Author: Patricia Rae Wolff
Pages: 24
ISBN: 0152021051
Release: 2000
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A fierce troll challenges a smart little boy in this book filled with funny riddles and rebus-like drawings. “The swift, puckish story and its plucky hero will appeal tremendously, especially to the many children inspired to play toll-bridge by The Three Billy Goats Gruff.”--Publishers Weekly

The Price of Gold

The Price of Gold
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Author: Marty Nothstein,Ian Dille
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781609613389
Release: 2012-06-05
Editor: Rodale Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The harrowing, triumphant tale of a cyclist's journey to Olympic victory and the price he paid to achieve greatness. Marty Nothstein, one of the greatest cyclists of all time, arrived at the 1996 Olympic Games a heavy favorite. In the match sprint at the Atlanta Olympics, an event akin to prizefighting on a bicycle, he raced around a banked, oval track. Nothstein lost by a hair's width on the finish line and vowed to win the gold at the next Olympics, saying, "I didn't come here for a silver medal." In The Price of Gold, Marty Nothstein eloquently and honestly tracks his journey to the games in Sydney and the events that molded him into the world's fastest man on a bicycle—from his tough-love upbringing in a blue-collar, split home, to the "borderline outlaw" cast of cycling characters who helped guide him through the ranks. "I had to become the worst, to become the best," Nothstein says of the single-minded determination that turned him into a veritable monster on his bike, but often forced him to neglect his own family. Sure to become a sports classic, this book will be published in time for the 2012 Olympics, when the world's eyes are trained on London and international conversation will turn to the question of what it takes to win the gold.

Made in China

Made in China
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Author: Amelia Pang
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781643751139
Release: 2021-02-02
Editor: Algonquin Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A Most-Anticipated Book of the Year: Newsweek * Refinery29 “Moving and powerful.” —Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and author In 2012, an Oregon mother named Julie Keith opened up a package of Halloween decorations. The cheap foam headstones had been $5 at Kmart, too good a deal to pass up. But when she opened the box, something fell out that she wasn’t expecting: an SOS letter, handwritten in broken English by the prisoner who’d made and packaged the items. In Made in China, investigative journalist Amelia Pang pulls back the curtain on the labor camps that create the home goods we buy at Kmart, the fast fashion we buy at H&M, and a shocking number of other products besides. The book follows the life of Sun Yi, the Chinese engineer who wrote the note after finding himself a political prisoner, locked in a gulag for joining a forbidden meditation practice and campaigning for the freedom to do so. There he worked alongside petty criminals, civil rights activists, and anyone else the Chinese government decided to “reeducate,” carving foam gravestones and stitching clothing for more than fifteen hours a day. In chasing this story, journalist Amelia Pang has conducted extensive interviews with Sun Yi and the people who knew him. She also identified and interviewed others who endured similar horrors, and who inflicted them. And she traveled to China to follow falsified supply chains herself, tracking trucks from labor camps to warehouses. The story she uncovers is a call to action, urging the American consumer to ask more questions and demand more answers from the companies they patronize.