A Peek Into Another Life:
In this fascinating, moving autobiography, Lois Lowry explores her rich history through personal photographs, memories, and recollections of her childhood. Lowry's writing often transports readers into other worlds. Now, we have the rare opportunity to travel into a real world that is her ownher life. This new edition features a refreshed design, a.... More
Educational psychologist Torey Hayden details her experiences with three unique patients. Includes information on a young boy who is electively mute, a young girl who was abducted by her father and sexually abused, and an elderly woman who suffered from a stroke and is struggling to regain her abilities to communicate.
Before John Glenn orbited the earth or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as "human computers" used pencils, slide rules and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. Among these problemsolvers were a group of exceptionally talented African Americ.... More
Airline pilot Captain "Sully" Sullenberger tells his life story, including his perspective on the emergency landing on the Hudson River that earned him the world's admiration, and offers insight into the qualities that have been vital to his success. Publisher