Angel Park

Author: Patricia Kokinos
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9781935278566
Release Date: 2009-04-20
Genre: Fiction

Bureaucracy, corruption, self-serving agendas, power politics . . . Is that enough to cause a school administrator to commit suicide? Constance Demetrios is determined to find out exactly what happened as she plunges into the mystery of her boss’s death, struggling with a convoluted school system that just isn’t about kids anymore. As bizarre events threaten to engulf her, too, Connie comes upon a startling discovery that transforms her own life and shows her how deep the changes need to go to rescue ourselves, our schools, and our kids. Can we wake up in time to save the future? “Engaging characters and other literary delights, wrapped in a wonderful puzzle. A great choice for book clubs!” -Fran Halpern, “Beyond Words” on KCLU (NPR) “Highly recommended...” -Jim Cox, Midwest Book Review "The writing crackles with authenticity, and paints a fascinating word portrait... A moving and informative read.” -Writer’s Digest

Angel Park

Author: Roberto F. Santiago
Publisher: Tincture
ISBN: 1590210905
Release Date: 2015-04-01
Genre: Poetry

Angel Park, the debut poetry collection by Roberto F. Santiago, explores the intersections of identity (familial, gender, sexuality, racial, ethnic, spiritual, class, and linguistic) vis-a-vis the vehicles of travel, or motion from the familiar to the new, the loss of innocence that occurs within the process of maturation. "

Big base hit

Author: Dean Hughes
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: PSU:000033362502
Release Date: 1990-04-14
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Harlan Sloan, a rookie on the Little League baseball team, gets his first big base hit.

What a Catch

Author: Dean Hughes
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0679804293
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Baseball stories

Brian Waters is so nervous that he can't seem to do anything right on his little league team, the Angel Park Dodgers, but a pep talk from a big league star psyches him up to make a winning catch.

Championship game

Author: Dean Hughes
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
ISBN: 0679804331
Release Date: 1990-09-26
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Members of the Angel Park community wonder where Coach Wilkens's loyalties lie when he helps players on rival teams before the championship baseball game.

Nothing but net

Author: Dean Hughes
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
ISBN: 0679833730
Release Date: 1992-10-20
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A black boy from Los Angeles has some trouble fitting in with the twelve-and-under basketball team in his new, mostly white neighborhood in Angel Park.

On the line

Author: Dean Hughes
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
ISBN: PSU:000021269684
Release Date: 1993-02-23
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Unless star guard Miles "Tip" Harris can keep his cool under pressure from opposing players, the Angel Park Lakers could have a short season.

Backup Soccer Star

Author: Dean Hughes
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0679854428
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Soccer stories

Thirteen-year-old Kim is a star in softball, basketball, and volleyball, but when she begins playing soccer she fears she will let the team down.

The Angel of Knowlton Park A Joe Burgess Mystery Book 2

Author: Kate Flora
Publisher: ePublishing Works!
ISBN: 9781614175810
Release Date: 2014-04-10
Genre: Fiction

Portland, Maine, homicide detective Joe Burgess needs a vacation. But there's a dead child in Knowlton Park. Rolling up on the scene with a canoe on the roof and fishing poles flapping, Burgess finds little Timmy Watts, viciously stabbed, and carefully wrapped in a new blue blanket. Timmy's parents are life-long crooks, his brothers deal drugs and his sister turns tricks. The only one who seems to care is Timmy's hearing-impaired sister, Iris. But she's keeping her secrets. Then Iris disappears, and Burgess is battling against time to keep more children from dying. REVIEWS: "Flora's thought-provoking second police-procedural marks her as one of the best in the genre." ~Library Journal Starred Review "A thing of beauty... insights are woven deep... characters, scenes and dialogue boost this story to excellence " ~The Portland Press Herald THE JOE BURGESS MYSTERIES, in series order Playing God The Angel of Knowlton Park Redemption And Grant You Peace

Pressure play

Author: Dean Hughes
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
ISBN: 0679804315
Release Date: 1990-07-14
Genre: Sports & Recreation

When the Angel Park Dodgers get so rattled by the Reds that they can hardly play baseball, rookie Jacob attempts to relax them with meditation exercises he finds in a sports psychology book.

Time Out Las Vegas

Author: Editors of Time Out
Publisher: Time Out Guides
ISBN: 9781846703539
Release Date: 2012-07-13
Genre: Travel

Time Out Las Vegas is the only crib sheet travelers need to the world's most outlandish city. Whether going for a short or extended visit, this guide is an invaluable companion through the neon maze that awaits in Las Vegas. With the lowdown on all the hotels and casinos, money-saving tips, extensive restaurant reviews, hints on the hottest nightlife, and a full guide to gambling, it leaves nothing to chance. This seventh edition proves that there is more to Sin City than just sequins and slots — the dramatic expansion in hotel accommodations, fine dining, and shopping is attracting tourists from every economic strata, not just those with gambling as their sole agenda. The guide contains a detailed explanation of what games are available in the casinos, as well as tips on how to play them. There is also a chapter on suggested side trips to Hoover Dam, as well as other sights in Nevada and Arizona.

New Directions in Anthropological Kinship

Author: Linda Stone
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 9780585384245
Release Date: 2002-05-30
Genre: Social Science

Following periods of intense debate and eventual demise, kinship studies is now seeing a revival in anthropology. New Directions in Anthropological Kinship captures these recent trends and explores new avenues of inquiry in this re-emerging subfield. The book comprises contributions from primatology, evolutionary anthropology, archaeology, and cultural anthropology. The authors review the history of kinship in anthropology and its theory, and recent research in relation to new directions of anthropological study. Moving beyond the contentious debates of the past, the book covers feminist anthropology on kinship, the expansion of kinship into the areas of new reproductive technologies, recent kinship constructions in EuroAmerican societies, and the role of kinship in state politics.

Quarterback Hero

Author: Dean Hughes
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0679843604
Release Date: 1994
Genre: African Americans

Eleven-year-old Sterling Malone tries out for quarterback because his father thinks African-Americans need to prove they can be leaders, but Sterling isn't sure he wants to be a leader.