The Story of the Statue of Liberty. A History Perspectives by Annie Qaiser

By Annie Qaiser

This publication relays the authentic information at the back of the development and reward of the Statue of Liberty. The narrative offers a number of money owed of the development, and readers study info from the viewpoint of a U.S. harbor employee, a French artisan, and a U.S. Reporter. This ebook bargains possibilities to check and distinction a variety of views in a textual content whereas accumulating and interpreting information regarding an old occasion.

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A Practical Theory of Programming by Eric C.R. Hehner

By Eric C.R. Hehner

Figuring out programming and programming languages calls for wisdom of the underlying theoretical version. This publication explores points of programming which are amenable to mathematical evidence. the writer describes a programming thought that is a lot easier and extra finished than the present theories thus far. within the theoretical version, a specification is simply a boolean expression and refinement is simply a normal implication. the writer develops a realistic and huge approach for writing exact requisites and designing courses whose executions most likely fulfill the standards. starting with preparatory fabric in common sense, numbers, units, lists, services and kin, the e-book advances extra into software idea, the guts of the booklet. next chapters can be chosen or passed over in keeping with direction emphasis. The textual content can be helpful to scholars in classes on programming technique or verification on the complicated undergraduate or starting graduate point, in addition to for software program engineers within the box. All technical phrases are defined after which tested within the ebook anywhere attainable. No complex mathematical wisdom or programming language is thought. The ebook includes quite a few workouts and worked-out suggestions for particular workouts. Transparency masters and strategies for the remainder routines can be found from the writer.

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Sea Giants Of Dinosaur Time (Meet the Dinosaurs) by Don Lessem

By Don Lessem

"Dino" Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with quite a few dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, lifestyle and the way they turned extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur professional, Don Lessem has written greater than 30 kid's books, writes a well-liked dinosaur column in Highlights magazine, and used to be an adviser for Jurassic Park. make a journey via dinosaur time to fulfill those sea giants face-to-face: The Archelon used to be just like a turtle, yet its shell used to be made up of crossed rib bone coated in rubbery pores and skin! The Mososaurs had large pointy jaws and grew to become fifty ft lengthy! The Ichthyosaurs seemed much like dolphins! Plus, you will get to understand Opthalmosaurus, Kronosaurus, Shonisaurus, Plesiosaurs and Teleosaurus!

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (S.F.Masterworks) by Philip K. Dick

By Philip K. Dick

World warfare Terminus had left the Earth devastated. via its ruins, bounty hunter Rick Deckard stalked, looking for the renegade replicants who have been his prey. while he wasn't 'retiring' them along with his laser weapon,
he dreamed of possessing a stay animal - the last word prestige image in an international all yet bereft of animal life.

Then Rick bought his probability: the task to kill six Nexus-6 goals, for an incredible gift. yet in Deckard's global issues have been by no means that easy, and his project fast become a nightmare kaleidoscope of subterfuge and deceit - and the specter of demise for the hunter instead of the hunted ...

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The Johnstown Flood of 1889 (Great Historic Disasters) by Rachel A. Koestler-Grack

By Rachel A. Koestler-Grack

On could 31, 1889, the folks of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, obtained the shock of the century, one who claimed the lives of greater than 2,200 males, ladies, and kids. within the mountains that missed the booming coal-and-steel city, the stressed waters of Lake Conemaugh churned in the back of the South Fork Dam, a swiftly outfitted earthen constitution. The gentle rain that have been falling that afternoon took an offended flip, filling the abdominal of Lake Conemaugh over capacity.In a question of hours, the lake all started spilling excessive and finally burst its earthen restraints. Like a roaring typhoon, 20 million lots of water cascaded down the Conemaugh Valley, stripping the panorama uncooked and consuming up any scrap of lifestyles in its direction. Lake Conemaugh's ultimate vacation spot used to be Johnstown, the place its results are nonetheless felt through the folks who reside there. The terrible tragedy of the Johnstown Flood speedy became one of many nation's most popular scandals and taught a strong lesson to the folks of the Conemaugh Valley.

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