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The Buddha s Law Among the Birds

  • Author : Edward Conze
  • Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass Publishe
  • Release Date : 1974
  • Genre: Birds
  • Pages : 65
  • ISBN 10 : 8120801989

Among The Impostors 02 The Shadow Children Series Margaret Peterson Haddix. Place at the same time. Were any of them shadow children with fake identities, like Luke? Among the Free by Margaret Peterson Haddix at OnRead.com - the best online ebook storage. Download and read online for free Among the Free by Margaret Peterson Haddix.

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In the Buddhist religion, the Dharma concept of the Buddha is not confined to men, but is taught to all kinds of beings, including ghosts and animals. According to a legend Avalokitesvara, the Bodhisattva of mercy, had taken among the birds the form of a cuckoo- an animal which recommends itself to the Buddhist mind by its attitude to family life. The present book constitutes an English translation of the Tibetan original. In his introduction, Dr. Conze not only sketches the background of the story, but gives extracts from another tibetan Work, originating from the Kagyudpa school of Milarepa, which describes the spiritual antecedents of the cuckoo. The book in spite of its deep content makes a plesent and easy reading. As a work of popular interest, it should be welcomed by scholars as well as by general readers interest in Buddhist literature.

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Among the Hidden

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2002-06-12
ISBN 10: 0689848072
ISBN 13: 9780689848070
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke, an illegal third child, has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm in this start to the Shadow Children series from Margaret Peterson Haddix. Luke has never been to school. He's never had a birthday party, or gone to a friend's house for an overnight. In fact, Luke has never had a friend. Luke is one of the shadow children, a third child forbidden by the Population Police. He's lived his entire life in hiding, and now, with a new housing development replacing the woods next to his family's farm, he is no longer even allowed to go outside. Then, one day Luke sees a girl's face in the window of a house where he knows two other children already live. Finally, he's met a shadow child like himself. Jen is willing to risk everything to come out of the shadows—does Luke dare to become involved in her dangerous plan? Can he afford not to?

Among the Betrayed

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Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2011-07-26
ISBN 10: 1442443065
ISBN 13: 9781442443068
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

In the third installment of Haddix's series about a futuristic society in which families are forbidden to have more than two children, Nina, a secondary character in Among the Impostors, is falsely accused of treason and imprisoned by the Population Police. Her interrogator gives her an ultimatum: either she can get three other child prisoners, illegal third-borns like Nina, to reveal who harbored them and where they got their fake identification cards, or she will be executed. Nina sees a chance to escape the prison and, taking the prisoners with her, quickly discovers their street smarts. But when their food supply runs out, Nina seeks the boy she knew as Lee.

Among the Free

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 194
Release: 2007-07-24
ISBN 10: 0689857993
ISBN 13: 9780689857997
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

When thirteen-year-old Luke Garner unwittingly sets off a rebellion which sweeps the country and ousts the Population Police from power, he quickly realizes that the new regime is corrupt and he may hold the only key to true freedom.

Among the Impostors

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 211
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 9780786236831
ISBN 13: 0786236833
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

In a future where the law limits a family to only two children, third-born Luke has been in hiding for the entire twelve years of his life, until he enters boarding school under an assumed name and is forced to face his fears.

Among the Barons

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2011-07-26
ISBN 10: 1442443057
ISBN 13: 9781442443051
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

In this fourth installment of a series about a society that allows only two children per family, Luke Garner is finally adjusting to his new life at Hendricks School as Lee Grant. While the Grants belong to the highest class of society called the Barons, Luke avoids snobbish affectations and befriends his classmates, who are also illegal thirds. When the real Lee Grant's younger brother arrives at the school, along with his fierce body guard, Luke worries that Smits will expose him to the government. However, Smits has come to enlist Luke's help in discovering how his older brother really died, suspecting that he was murdered. The intrigue and danger grow more acute when both boys are called 'home' and Luke discovers that the Grants have plans for him that could turn out to be fatal.

Among the Brave

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2010-05-11
ISBN 10: 1439106703
ISBN 13: 9781439106709
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

In the aftermath of a crisis that threatens the safety of all shadow children -- illegal third-borns in a society that allows only two children per family -- Trey's friends expect him to take charge -- a function he doesn't want or think he can do. Trey's new role leads him to travel with Luke Garner's brother, Mark, to Population Police headquarters. There he impersonates an officer to try to rescue Luke, who has been taken prisoner. The nonstop adventure puts all three boys in danger and risks exposing the underground movement to help all shadow children. In this, the fifth book in the Shadow Children series, Margaret Peterson Haddix returns to the futuristic setting and compelling characters she created in Among the Hidden. With an adrenaline-fueled plot and surprising twists, Haddix has again crafted a story that is suspenseful until the last page.

Among the Enemy

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2010-05-11
ISBN 10: 143910672X
ISBN 13: 9781439106723
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

HIDE OR FIGHT? Matthias, an illegal third child, is caught in the cross fire between rebels and the Population Police. When he unwittingly saves a Population Police officer, Matthias is brought to Population Police headquarters to train as an officer himself. There he meets Nina, another third-born who enlists his help in a plot to undermine the Population Police. But Matthias is under constant scrutiny, and he has no idea whom he can trust. What can one boy do against a wicked bureaucracy?

Children of Jubilee

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2019-12-03
ISBN 10: 144245010X
ISBN 13: 9781442450103
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Kiandra has to use her wits and tech-savvy ways to help rescue Edwy, Enu, and the others from the clutches of the Enforcers in the thrilling final novel of the Children of Exile series from New York Times bestselling author, Margaret Peterson Haddix. Since the Enforcers raided Refuge City, Rosi, Edwy, and the others are captured and forced to work as slave labor on an alien planet, digging up strange pearls. Weak and hungry, none of them are certain they will make it out of this alive. But Edwy’s tech-savvy sister, Kiandra, has always been the one with all the answers, and so they turn to her. But Kiandra realizes that she can’t find her way out of this one on her own, and they all might need to rely on young Cana and her alien friend if they are going to survive.

Running Out of Time

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2012-02-28
ISBN 10: 1442461292
ISBN 13: 9781442461291
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Jessie lives with her family in the frontier village of Clifton, Indiana, in 1840...or so she believes. When diphtheria strikes the village and the children of Clifton start dying, Jessie's mother reveals a shocking secret -- it's actually 1996, and they are living in a reconstructed village that serves as a tourist site. In the world outside, medicine exists that can cure the dread disease, and Jessie's mother is sending her on a dangerous mission to bring back help. But beyond the walls of Clifton, Jessie discovers a world even more alien and threatening than she could have imagined, and soon she finds her own life in jeopardy. Can she get help before the children of Clifton, and Jessie herself, run out of time?

Uprising

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 346
Release: 2007-09-25
ISBN 10: 1416911715
ISBN 13: 9781416911715
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

In 1927, at the urging of twenty-one-year-old Harriet, Mrs. Livingston reluctantly recalls her experiences at the Triangle Shirtwaist factory, including miserable working conditions that led to a strike, then the fire that took the lives of her two bestfriends, when Harriet, the boss's daughter, was only five years old. Includes historical notes.

The Hidden Life of Girls

Author: Majorie Harness Goodwin
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2008-04-15
ISBN 10: 1405178299
ISBN 13: 9781405178297
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Winner of the Best Book of 2008 from The International Gender and Language Association In this ground-breaking ethnography of girls on a playground, Goodwin offers a window into their complex social worlds. Combats stereotypes that have dominated theories on female moral development by challenging the notion that girls are inherently supportive of each other Examines the stances that girls on a playground in a multicultural school setting assume and shows how they position themselves in their peer groups Documents the language practices and degradation rituals used to sanction friends and to bully others Part of the Blackwell Studies in Discourse and Culture Series

Hidden Among the Stars

Author: Melanie Dobson
Publsiher: NavPress
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2018-09-04
ISBN 10: 1496417356
ISBN 13: 9781496417350
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

From the award-winning author of Catching the Wind, which Publishers Weekly called “unforgettable” and a “must-read,” comes another gripping time-slip novel about hidden treasure, a castle, and ordinary people who resisted evil in their own extraordinary way. The year is 1938, and as Hitler’s troops sweep into Vienna, Austrian Max Dornbach promises to help his Jewish friends hide their most valuable possessions from the Nazis, smuggling them to his family’s summer estate near the picturesque village of Hallstatt. He enlists the help of Annika Knopf, his childhood friend and the caretaker’s daughter, who is eager to help the man she’s loved her entire life. But when Max also brings Luzia Weiss, a young Jewish woman, to hide at the castle, it complicates Annika’s feelings and puts their entire plan—even their very lives—in jeopardy. Especially when the Nazis come to scour the estate and find both Luzia and the treasure gone. Eighty years later, Callie Randall is mostly content with her quiet life, running a bookstore with her sister and reaching out into the world through her blog. Then she finds a cryptic list in an old edition of Bambi that connects her to Annika’s story . . . and maybe to the long-buried story of a dear friend. As she digs into the past, Callie must risk venturing outside the safe world she’s built for a chance at answers, adventure, and maybe even new love.

The Hidden History of South Africa s Book and Reading Cultures

Author: Archie L. Dick
Publsiher: University of Toronto Press
Total Pages: 216
Release: 2013-03-11
ISBN 10: 1442695080
ISBN 13: 9781442695085
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL
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The Hidden History of South Africa's Book and Reading Cultures shows how the common practice of reading can illuminate the social and political history of a culture. This ground-breaking study reveals resistance strategies in the reading and writing practices of South Africans; strategies that have been hidden until now for political reasons relating to the country's liberation struggles. By looking to records from a slave lodge, women's associations, army education units, universities, courts, libraries, prison departments, and political groups, Archie Dick exposes the key works of fiction and non-fiction, magazines, and newspapers that were read and discussed by political activists and prisoners. Uncovering the book and library schemes that elites used to regulate reading, Dick exposes incidences of intellectual fraud, book theft, censorship, and book burning. Through this innovative methodology, Dick aptly shows how South African readers used reading and books to resist unjust regimes and build community across South Africa's class and racial barriers.

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The Hidden 1970s

Author: Dan Berger
Publsiher: Rutgers University Press
Total Pages: 303
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 081354873X
ISBN 13: 9780813548739
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The 1970s were a complex, multilayered, and critical part of an era of profound societal change and an essential component of the decade before-several of the most iconic events of 'the sixties' occurred in the ten years that followed. The Hidden 1970s explores the distinctiveness of those years, when radicals tried to change the world as the world changed around them. Essays trace the struggles from the 1960s through the 1970s, providing insight into the ways that radical social movements shaped American political culture in the 1970s and the many ways they continue to do so today.

Was the Cat in the Hat Black

Author: Philip Nel
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2017-07-06
ISBN 10: 0190635088
ISBN 13: 9780190635084
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Racism is resilient, duplicitous, and endlessly adaptable, so it is no surprise that America is again in a period of civil rights activism. A significant reason racism endures is because it is structural: it's embedded in culture and in institutions. One of the places that racism hides-and thus perhaps the best place to oppose it-is books for young people. Was the Cat in the Hat Black? presents five serious critiques of the history and current state of children's literature tempestuous relationship with both implicit and explicit forms of racism. The book fearlessly examines topics both vivid-such as The Cat in the Hat's roots in blackface minstrelsy-and more opaque, like how the children's book industry can perpetuate structural racism via whitewashed covers even while making efforts to increase diversity. Rooted in research yet written with a lively, crackling touch, Nel delves into years of literary criticism and recent sociological data in order to show a better way forward. Though much of what is proposed here could be endlessly argued, the knowledge that what we learn in childhood imparts both subtle and explicit lessons about whose lives matter is not debatable. The text concludes with a short and stark proposal of actions everyone-reader, author, publisher, scholar, citizen- can take to fight the biases and prejudices that infect children's literature. While Was the Cat in the Hat Black? does not assume it has all the answers to such a deeply systemic problem, its audacity should stimulate discussion and activism.

The Hidden Face of God

Author: Gerald L. Schroeder
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2001-06-24
ISBN 10: 0743216830
ISBN 13: 9780743216838
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Gerald Schroeder, an MIT-trained scientist who has worked in both physics and biology, has emerged in recent years as one of the most popular and accessible apostles for the melding of science and religion. He first reconciled science and faith as different perspectives on a single whole in The Science of God. Now, in The Hidden Face of God, Schroeder takes a bold step forward, to show that science, properly understood, provides positive reasons for faith. Recent research in biology, chemistry, physics, and neuroscience contains unmistakable hints about the ultimate nature of reality. Simply put, we now know not only that behind matter lies energy, but also that behind energy lies wisdom. Scientists have touched on this wisdom in the laboratory, and its implications are awesome. From the wisdom encoded in DNA and analyzed by information science, to the wisdom unveiled in the fantastic complexity of cellular life, to the wisdom inherent in human consciousness, The Hidden Face of God offers a tour of the best of modern science. Schroeder makes no attempt to 'prove' the existence of God. Yet his interpretations of the work of his fellow scientists touch on life's ultimate mysteries. His wise observations on the organization of organic life, on the power of humans to make sense of their sensory inputs, and on the complexities of the code of DNA all show that life has a direction and purpose that cannot be explained in purely physical terms. Throughout, he addresses three great themes: the question of first causes (i.e., where do the laws of nature come from?); the inseparability of mind and matter; and the philosophical problem of design. To believe that a designer must have been involved, he reminds us, we need not insist on perfection or on our view of perfection in the design. The Hidden Face of God will open a world of science to religious believers, and it will cause skeptics to rethink some of their deepest beliefs.

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Hidden Like Anne Frank 14 True Stories of Survival

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Author: Marcel Prins,Peter Henk Steenhuis
Publsiher: Scholastic Inc.
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2014-03-25
ISBN 10: 0545543630
ISBN 13: 9780545543637
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL
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For readers of The Boy Who Dared and Prisoner B-3087, a collection of unforgettable true stories of children hidden away during World War II. Jaap Sitters was only eight years old when his mother cut the yellow stars off his clothes and sent him, alone, on a fifteen-mile walk to hide with relatives. It was a terrifying night, one he would never forget. Before the end of the war, he would hide in secret rooms and behind walls. He would suffer from hunger, sickness, and the looming threat of Nazi raids. But he would live. This is just one of the true stories told in Hidden Like Anne Frank, a collection of eye-opening first-person accounts that share the experience of going into hiding to escape the Holocaust. Some were just toddlers when they were hidden; some were teenagers. Some hid with neighbors or family, while many were with complete strangers. But all know the pain of losing their homes, their families, even their own names. They describe the secret network that kept them safe. And they share the coincidences and close calls that made all the difference.

The Crowd

Author: Gustave Le Bon
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 219
Release: 1897
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105004881459
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Hidden Wealth of Cities

Author: Jon Kher Kaw,Hyunji Lee,Sameh Wahba
Publsiher: World Bank Publications
Total Pages: 450
Release: 2020-02-13
ISBN 10: 1464814937
ISBN 13: 9781464814938
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

In every city, the urban spaces that form the public realm—ranging from city streets, neighborhood squares, and parks to public facilities such as libraries and markets—account for about one-third of the city’s total land area, on average. Despite this significance, the potential for these public-space assets—typically owned and managed by local governments—to transform urban life and city functioning is often overlooked for many reasons: other pressing city priorities arising from rapid urbanization, poor urban planning, and financial constraints. The resulting degradation of public spaces into congested, vehicle-centric, and polluted places often becomes a liability, creating a downward spiral that leads to a continuous drain on public resources and exacerbating various city problems. In contrast, the cities that invest in the creation of human-centered, environmentally sustainable, economically vibrant, and socially inclusive places—in partnership with government entities, communities, and other private stakeholders—perform better. They implement smart and sustainable strategies across their public space asset life cycles to yield returns on investment far exceeding monetary costs, ultimately enhancing city livability, resilience, and competitiveness. The Hidden Wealth of Cities: Creating, Financing, and Managing Public Spaces discusses the complexities that surround the creation and management of successful public spaces and draws on the analyses and experiences from city case studies from around the globe. This book identifies—through the lens of asset management—a rich palette of creative and innovative strategies that every city can undertake to plan, finance, and manage both government-owned and privately owned public spaces.

Human Trafficking Around the World

Author: Stephanie Hepburn,Rita J. Simon
Publsiher: Columbia University Press
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2013-04-09
ISBN 10: 023116145X
ISBN 13: 9780231161459
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An examination of human trafficking around the world including the following countries: United States, Japan, United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Colombia, Iraq, Syria, Canada, Italy, France, Iran, India, Niger, China, South Africa, Australia, United Kingdom, Chile, Germany, Poland, Mexico, Russia, and Brazil.