Out of My Mind

Out of My Mind Author Sharon M. Draper
ISBN-10 9781416971719
Year 2012-05-01
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Considered by many to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time.

Drive Me Out of My Mind

Drive Me Out of My Mind Author Chad Faries
ISBN-10 9780983693215
Year 2013-10-18
Pages 280
Language en
Publisher Emergency Press
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Drive Me Out of My Mind is a coming-of-age story of wildness and wandering set primarily in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan—its abandoned iron mines, desperate small towns, and heart-breaking bars. It’s the memoir of a boy raised by lawless and itinerant women and how he was cultured—and corrupted—by their hard-living, hard-drinking, and hard-loving ways. Given this lot in life, Faries tells how one boy was hurt into becoming a poet at the ripe age of two—to imagine another world other than the daily madness in front of him—a world where violent stalkers hovered over the hospital beds of women as they gave birth, where father figures also copulated with Gramma, where a worn Barbie doll was a main source of comfort, and where home meant 24 anonymous hovels in 10 years.

Out of My Mind

Out of My Mind Author John Brunner
ISBN-10 9781497617667
Year 2014-04-01
Pages 206
Language en
Publisher Open Road Media
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"One of the most important science fiction authors. Brunner held a mirror up to reflect our foibles because he wanted to save us from ourselves." --SF Site For each generation, there is a writer meant to bend the rules of what we know. Hugo Award winner (Best Novel, STAND ON ZANZIBAR) and British science fiction master John Brunner remains one of the most influential and respected authors of all time, and now E-Reads is pleased to re-introduce many of his classic works. For readers familiar with his vision, it's a chance to re-examine his thoughtful worlds and words, while for new readers, Brunner's work proves itself the very definition of timeless. In OUT OF MY MIND, John Brunner, in mid-career, selects a double-handful and more of what he considers his best work to date, thirteen stories that represent--under the three categories in which he classifies them: Past, Present, Future--his most challenging and entertaining stories, from present-day fear of nuclear annihilation to a loving, yet also terrifying infinite loop in time that includes a sideways step outside the universe as we know it. Put yourself in the hands of a master and take your imagination for a series of thrill-rides.

Out of My Mind

Out of My Mind Author Dollar Kidd
ISBN-10 9781440146367
Year 2009-05
Pages 260
Language en
Publisher iUniverse
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Using poetry to express life's trials and triumphs, author Dollar Kidd offers a collection of poetry with a unique approach in Out of My Mind. The work intimately explores Kidd's life and experiences, while the comments following each selection from both Kidd and his online readers, provide additional background from which to understand and appreciate each poem. In Winter Night, he writes, / As I turn into my drive / I see a woman standing aside / She stands with her arms at her side / Dressed in solid black / Low cut neck, in a V to her breasts / Sleeves cover her hands / But split up past the wrists / Her long dark hair covers her shoulders / Often infused with raw emotion, the poems in Out of My Mind not only share Kidd's inner thoughts and ideas, but also demonstrate that positive outcomes can emerge from negative situations.

Out of My Mind

Out of My Mind Author Andy Rooney
ISBN-10 9781586485306
Year 2007-03-31
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Every Sunday evening, millions of viewers tune in to 60 Minutes to hear Andy Rooney riff on everything from coffee percolators to the state of the union. Millions more read his weekly newspaper column. Why? Because Rooney tells it like it is. But Rooney fans have never seen him quite like this. Andy Rooney is plain frustrated by what's going on in America and the world. Why can't Americans—let alone our president—speak English anymore? How do we expect to fight a terrorist enemy that we can't even locate? And when did capitalism go so terribly wrong? This book isn't all heady stuff, though. Readers will also get the familiar—and hysterical—Rooney gripes about everyday foibles, such as the impossibility of physically locating your driver's registration, of purchasing a genuinely healthy breakfast cereal, or of enjoying a college reunion—unless everyone ends up in their nighties, that is. PublicAffairs is pleased to present its fifth collaboration with Andy Rooney. Loyal Rooney fans and anyone who enjoys a good laugh at life's absurdities will be thrilled to add it to the bookshelf during the holidays.

Out of My Mind

Out of My Mind Author Joseph Bayly
ISBN-10 0310604915
Year 1993
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Zondervan
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For 30 years, Bayly wrote Eternity magazine's popular "Out of My Mind" column. Now, for the first time, the best of those much-talked-about columns--plus sermons, interviews, poems, and letters--has been collected in a book that's sure Kenneth Taylor, and C. Everett Koop.

From Out of My Mind

From Out of My Mind Author I. Julius
ISBN-10 9781440100697
Year 2008-11-01
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher iUniverse
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This book contains an accumilation of writings spanding over a thirty year period.

Out of My Mind An Instructional Guide for Literature

Out of My Mind  An Instructional Guide for Literature Author Suzanne Barchers
ISBN-10 9781425830212
Year 2017-06-01
Pages 72
Language en
Publisher Teacher Created Materials
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The engaging book, Out of My Mind, will fascinate readers with a compelling story about a disabled girl with a photographic memory. This instructional guide for literature is a standards-based resource that offers engaging activities and lessons to help students build literacy skills by analyzing story elements, participating in close reading and text-based vocabulary practice, and determining meaning through text-dependent questions.

55 Years Out of My Mind

55 Years Out of My Mind Author Bill Hausman
ISBN-10 9781414059952
Year 2004-02-01
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher AuthorHouse
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The Workin' Man's Cookbook is the kind of book Al Bundy would have written. He said a long time ago it was wrong to be French. The book is politically incorrect, chauvinistic, rude, and downright funny. It was written for you lunk-heads out there who can't even boil an egg. The recipes are good, for the most part inexpensive, and the directions are easy to follow. After a couple of six packs, you'll enjoy this book even if you don't cook.

Science Observed

Science Observed Author Jeremy Bernstein
ISBN-10 UOM:39015000914583
Year 1982
Pages 376
Language en
Publisher Basic Books (AZ)
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Essays discuss programmed intelligence, nuclear weapons, the creators of quantum theory, time, fusion, science on television, and catastrophe theory