As we enter the last stretch of summer before school starts again, we present our big annual book list a€” and this year, we're focusing on great reads for kids.
Sherman Alexie's humorous, semiautobiographical novel, illustrated by Ellen Forney, follows 14-year-old Junior a€” poor, skinny and with a freakishly big head a€” as he leaves his school on the Spokane Indian Reservation for a mostly white school in a nearby town. For Esperanza, a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago, life is an endless landscape of concrete and rundown tenements.
The first young adult novel from the National Book Award-winning novelist Louise Erdrich, The Birchbark House follows Omakayas, a girl from the Ojibwa tribe, as she nurses her family during a devastating smallpox epidemic and discovers a mysterious secret from her past.
Author Harper Lee explores racial tensions in the fictional "tired old town" of Maycomb, Ala., through the eyes of 6-year-old Scout Finch.
Richard Peck's stories follow siblings Joey and Mary Alice, growing up in Chicago in the 1930s. Introducing the exclusive tokidoki back-to-school collection, featuring innovative bags, stationery, and coloring products. This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Completely updated by an ASE Master-certified Automotive Technician, the sixth edition of Computerized Engine Controls explains how computerized engine diagnostic approaches.

Early chapters covering basic concepts and generic diagnostic information on sensors, actuators, and memory codes help readers by providing the base of knowledge needed to progress through the study of increasingly complex and manufacturer-specific technical information found in subsequent chapters. Troubleshooting and diagnostics are emphasized, with case studies appearing at strategic points to motivate users and illustrate the application of must-know theory. Alexie captures the pain and awkwardness of adolescence while also meditating on the devastation that poverty, racism and alcoholism have wreaked on Native American communities. Living on the Wisconsin frontier with her pioneer family, the free-spirited tomboy a€” inspired by the memories of Carol Ryrie Brink's grandmother a€” runs wild, causes trouble, has adventures and befriends the local Indian tribe.
She tells her story in a series of vignettes, as she tries to rise above the hopelessness of her surroundings and come into her own power. As her lawyer father, Atticus, defends a black man accused of rape, Scout and her friends learn about the unjust treatment of African-Americans a€” and their mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley. They're city kids, but the real excitement happens during their annual summer trips to rural Illinois a€” where their larger-than-life grandmother turns small-town visits into big-time fun. Enabling JavaScript in your browser will allow you to experience all the features of our site.
It covers the basic principles and practice of interventional cardiology, vascular and non-vascular, written specifically for the general cardiologist.

Designed to facilitate easy access to key information, it contains numerous line illustrations, diagrams, graphs, and charts.
The excellent appendix of trials in interventional cardiology has been fully updated making this the best available source on how to apply trials to clinical practice.Includes editors and contributors from the US and Europe for a truly international perspective. Begins each chapter with 6-10 key points written in bullet format that summarize important concepts in the chapter, making reference a snap.Includes extensive coverage of new technologies for interventional cardiology, including lasers, cutting balloons, and distal protection to keep you completely current. There are animal stories, pioneer sagas, science-fiction adventures and, of course, beloved classics. Covers high problem areas for intervention, including new material on chronic total occlusions, bifurcation lesions and PCI in small vessels.
Adds a new section on peripheral vascular intervention including the new development areas for interventional cardiologists like carotid, renal and lower extremity. Contains new information on hot topics such as ASD, PFO closure, and aortic valve intervention.

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