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By Ted Dorsey,Linda Stowe,Stephen Black,Del Nakhi,Noah Lemelson,Shawn Avery,Martha Marion,Maryann Dorsey,Ryan Harrison

The significant other e-book to "Tutor Ted's advisor to the ACT!"

Achieve your greatest ACT ranking via training with the easiest, so much lifelike perform ACTs on hand anywhere!

Included during this book:

  1. • 3 life like perform assessments that replicate state-of-the-art ACT
  2. • transparent, functional strategies for all 645 questions
  3. • perform activates for the improved Writing part
  4. • Double interpreting passages
  5. Intelligent try prep to place you at the quickly song to luck

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Download Sometimes It's Storks by L.J.R. Kelly,Brothers Hilts PDF

By L.J.R. Kelly,Brothers Hilts

A humorous, surrealist tackle the vintage child supply story
child supply is a tough company: while the top-notch stork isn't on hand, a alternative has to step in. yet a delicious-looking fish distracts him, and he misplaces the child en course. As one animal come upon results in one other, the child travels the area: as much as the North Pole atop a whale, to Australia with migrating ducks, and to the Brisbane Zoo through kangaroo, sooner than eventually touchdown at home.
In Sometimes it is Storks, L. J. R. Kelly and the Brothers Hilts provide a fanciful story of animals and experience, featuring an inventive solution to the difficult query of the place infants come from.

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within the middle of the United States - Travels in Mexico and primary the US takes the reader deep into the region's shared tradition and brilliantly fuses its hoary antiquity with modern lifestyles. As he visits the traditional archaeological websites of Teotihuacan, Monte Alban, Mitla, Palenque, Bonampak, Yaxchilan and Tikal, the writer celebrates the very best inventive and technical achievements of the flourishing pre-Columbian civilisations of Maya, Zapotec, Aztec, Mixtec and others - and rejoices at present reassertion and rediscovery of local tradition and traditions. His deep interest approximately evolutionary background and archaeological anthropology leads him to hypothesise the presence of a Negroid inhabitants within the Americas lengthy earlier than the coming of the Mongoloid Asians from around the Bering Strait.

It is a breezy satire of the region's stricken previous formed through marauding conquistadors, industrious clergy, ragtag revolutionaries and corrupt leaders who did not anything to assist the lives of the negative - and describes the mindless affliction being wrought this present day via brutal gangs that pedal medicines, smuggle humans and extort blameless electorate. humans recount tense recollections concerning the horrors of civil wars and proportion their hopes for a extra peaceable destiny.

As he travels overland the size of Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, the writer observes the impression of world warming and highlights measures being taken through those nations to control the looming main issue.

Full of wit and humour, it has energetic descriptions of the bewildering great thing about panorama and folks - and pleasing debts of the author's brushes with girls of simple advantage, thuggish immigration officers, murderous lecturers and nauseating food.

A deftly crafted travelogue on some of the most interesting area of our planet, it's a gentle, enjoyable learn that may linger lengthy within the brain.

The textual content is stronger with ninety one color photographs.

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By Matthew Norman,Fiona McAuslan

From the crumbling colonial structure of Havana to the colourful occasion city of Santiago de Cuba, idiosyncratic Cuba deals unlimited possibilities for exploration, and The tough advisor to Cuba will make sure you do not leave out something. This go back and forth advisor covers the entire big-hitting points of interest - from the mogotes of Viñales to tecnicoloured Trinidad through the pinnacle scuba diving attractions at the south coast - and reveals lesser-known gemstones around the island. In full-colour all through, The tough advisor to Cuba is having beautiful images and distinctive maps, plus crucial sensible info at the newest visa requisites and the way to get round. With specialist, opinionated experiences at the most sensible inns, casa particulares, bars, outlets and cigar lounges - plus assurance of the country's interesting new wave of eating places - this in-depth consultant will make sure you utilize some time in Cuba.

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Download Cassandra 3.x High Availability - Second Edition by Robbie Strickland PDF

By Robbie Strickland

Key Features

  • See the best way to get 100% uptime along with your Cassandra functions utilizing this easy-follow guide
  • Learn how you can steer clear of universal and not-so-common blunders whereas operating with Cassandra utilizing this hugely functional guide
  • Get acquainted with the intricacies of operating with Cassandra for prime availability on your paintings setting with this go-to-guide

Book Description

Apache Cassandra is a hugely scalable, peer-to-peer database designed for one hundred pc uptime, with deployments within the tens of hundreds of thousands of nodes, all helping petabytes of information. This booklet deals a pragmatic perception into development hugely to be had, real-world purposes utilizing Apache Cassandra.

The booklet starts off with the basics, assisting you to appreciate how Apache Cassandra’s structure permits it to accomplish one hundred pc uptime whilst different platforms fight to take action. You’ll get a superb realizing of information distribution, replication, and Cassandra’s hugely tunable consistency version. Then we take an in-depth examine Cassandra's powerful aid for a number of information facilities, and you’ll see tips on how to scale out a cluster. subsequent, the e-book explores the area of software layout, with chapters discussing the local driving force and knowledge modeling. finally, you’ll how one can avoid universal anti-patterns and benefit from Cassandra’s skill to fail gracefully.

What you'll learn

  • Understand how the center structure of Cassandra permits hugely to be had applications
  • Use replication and tunable consistency degrees to stability consistency, availability, and performance
  • Set up a number of information facilities to permit failover, load balancing, and geographic distribution
  • Add means in your cluster with 0 downtime
  • Take good thing about excessive availability positive factors within the local driver
  • Create facts types that scale good and maximize availability
  • Understand universal anti-patterns so that you can steer clear of them
  • Keep your process operating good even in the course of failure scenarios

About the Author

Robbie Strickland has been curious about the Apache Cassandra venture considering 2010, and he before everything went to creation with the 1/2 unencumber. He has made a number of contributions through the years, together with paintings on drivers for C# and Scala and a number of contributions to the center Cassandra codebase. In 2013 he grew to become the first actual qualified Cassandra developer, and in 2014 DataStax chosen him as an Apache Cassandra MVP.

Robbie has been an lively speaker and author within the Cassandra group and is the founding father of the Atlanta Cassandra clients crew. different examples of his writing are available at the DataStax weblog, and he has offered quite a few webinars and convention talks over the years.

Table of Contents

  1. Cassandra's method of excessive Availability
  2. Data Distribution
  3. Replication
  4. Data Centers
  5. Scaling Out
  6. High Availability positive aspects within the local Java Client
  7. Modeling for Availability
  8. Anti-Patterns
  9. Failing Gracefully

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By Ashanti McMillon,Guardian Princess Alliance ,A. Das

Princess Mariana and Lixo Island is the 3rd tale of the hot booklet sequence that includes the father or mother Princesses. Princess Mariana is the parent of the Seas. someday, Princess Mariana and her associates observe risky rubbish that's polluting their attractive waters. This rubbish comes from Lixo Island, a land of trash and dirt governed by means of the Spumas. How will she cease Lixo Island from harming Marine existence? - Key issues are marine pollutants and redemption. - comprises: Etymology Chart, word list, universal middle dialogue questions and bonus activity.

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By Susan Maupin Schmid

Fans of the Land of reports and the Descendants sequence are certain to locate the lighthearted myth event of a hundred clothes an ideal fit!
within an enchanted citadel, there’s a closet—a closet with 100 magical attire that purely Darling Dimple can wear. every one disguises her as an individual else.
It seems that Darling needs disguises. A thief is at the free! an individual is inflicting an uproar one of the servants—moving issues round, stealing outfits from the laundry, or even pocketing Princess Mariposa’s jewels. Then Darling and her pal Roger imagine they spot a ghost roaming the halls. may possibly the offender be a spirit? Can Darling and Roger unravel all of it? With the aid of the single hundred attire, there simply should be a ghost of a chance.

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Download Estrela da manhã (Red Rising) (Portuguese Edition) by Pierce Brown PDF

By Pierce Brown

O aguardado último quantity da trilogia crimson emerging, que alcançou o topo da lista de best-sellers do big apple instances, traz o desfecho da luta de Darrow pela própria sobrevivência e para derrotar os mais poderosos guerreiros da Sociedade. A série, que mistura mitologia grega, viagens espaciais e alta tecnologia, foi premiada nas categorias de melhor livro de estreia em 2014 e melhor ficção científica em 2015 pelo Goodreads, colocando Pierce Brown entre os jovens autores promissores do gênero da atualidade.

O autor americano criou um universo ousado e fascinante, com personagens complexos, enredo repleto de ação e crítica social e muitas passagens de tirar o fôlego. O primeiro título da trilogia, Fúria Vermelha, será adaptado para o cinema por Marc Forster, diretor de Guerra mundial Z. No livro, Darrow, personagem primary da história, pertencente à casta dos Vermelhos, se transforma em um Dourado e se junta aos Filhos de Ares, um grupo revolucionário, para destruir a sociedade de castas que colonizou Marte e escravizou seu povo. Como um membro infiltrado no mundo da elite, o protagonista enfrenta batalhas sangrentas e precisa superar as amizades traiçoeiras e o complexo clima político da classe dominante. Filho Dourado, sequencia da série, novos personagens entram em cena e as disputas acontecem não só em um planeta, mas se ampliam em diversos pontos do sistema sun. Aqui o jovem descobre que para viver entre os Ouros, a casta mais alta da sociedade, não basta ser um grande guerreiro ou estrategista, é essencial sobreviver ao jogo de interesse dos governantes.

Lançado no início do ano nos EUA, Estrela da Manhã apresenta aos leitores a conclusão da surpreendente jornada de Darrow contra a hierarquia de poder. Traído, capturado e com sua verdadeira identidade revelada, o Ceifeiro vai enfrentar uma guerra ainda mais intensa contra as forças corruptas e de dominação. Devastador e inspirador, o último quantity da trilogia pink emerging é “uma conclusão ambiciosa e gratificante para uma saga monumental”, de acordo com a Kirkus studies, revista americana especializa em críticas literárias.

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