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- Random House Children's Books 2010; US$ 7.99
Winner of the 2011 Newbery Award. The movement of the train rocked me like a lullaby. I closed my eyes to the dusty countryside and imagined the sign I?d seen only in Gideon?s stories: Manifest?A Town with a rich past and a bright future. Abilene Tucker feels abandoned. Her father has put her on a train, sending her off to live with an old friend... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 9.99
THE SENSATIONAL SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER A tragic accident. It all happened so quickly. She couldn't have prevented it. Could she? In a split second, Jenna Gray's world descends into a nightmare. Her only hope of moving on is to walk away from everything she knows to start afresh. Desperate to escape, Jenna moves to a remote cottage... more...
- Entangled Publishing, LLC 2015; US$ 3.99
A sexy category romance from Entangled's Brazen imprint... Play. Or be played. The music should be enough. End of story. But Aaron Major is finding out it's not, and now his agent has hired a firm of suits to help launch his debut album, turning his life into a goddamn circus. Smile here. Play there. Be nice. Well, screw that. If Aaron wanted... more...
- Margaret K. McElderry Books 2009; US$ 13.99
Discover this first installment of the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and ?prepare to be hooked? ( Entertainment Weekly ). When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder -- much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos... more...
- Margaret K. McElderry Books 2014; US$ 13.99
Fans of The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices can get to know warlock Magnus Bane like never before in this paperback collection of New York Times bestselling tales, each with comic-style art. This collection of eleven short stories illuminates the life of the enigmatic Magnus Bane, whose alluring personality, flamboyant style, and sharp... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 58.95
This accessible textbook offers students the opportunity to explore for themselves a wide range of sociolinguistic issues relating to the Spanish language and its role in societies around the world. It is written for undergraduate students who have a sound practical knowledge of Spanish but who have little or no knowledge of linguistics or sociolinguistics.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95
Spanish is now the third most widely spoken language in the world after English and Chinese. This book traces how and why Spanish has arrived at this position, examining its role in the diverse societies where it is spoken from Europe to the Americas. Providing a comprehensive survey of language issues in the Spanish-speaking world, the book outlines... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 41.00
This volume considers the spread of Spanish today and particularly its role in the processes of globalization. Spanish is frequently dominant in contact with other languages. But how contested is its hegemony and how far does it threaten other languages? How are these other minoritized languages faring in a world of few strong, global languages? more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 40.00
The contributors investigate the workings of language ideologies in relation to other social processes in a globalizing world. They explore in detail the specific ways in which language ideologies underpin language policy and the relationship between public policies and individual practices, with particular attention to Europe. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 135.00
This chapter provides a commentary on the other contributions in the volume by relatingthem to current dilemmas facing language testers working in policy areas involvingimmigration and citizenship. It is argued that the overt construct of language tests forcitizenship (proficiency in the dominant national language, proposed on the grounds ofthe welfare... more...