Fascination with the dark and death threats are now accepted features of contemporary fantasy and fantastic fictions for young readers.
These go back to the early gothic genre in which child characters were extensively used by authors. The aim of this book is to rediscover the children in their work.
The Smart Girl's Guide to Life is the essential guide to navigating the tricky and unexpected moments in life. Perfect for teen and 'tween' girls moving from primary to secondary school, this book is filled with practical and friendly advice about money, careers, boys and self-confidence. The Smart Girl's Guide to Life should be on every girl's bookshelf! The ideal companion to The Smart Girl's Guide to Life Friendship (9781407136400) and The Smart Girl's Guide to Growing Up (9781407116044)
In this crackling alternate history thriller set in the years after World War II--the riveting sequel toThe Darkest Hour--London detective John Rossett joins forces with his Nazi boss to save the commander's kidnapped daughter as the Germans race to make the first atomic bomb.With the end of the war, the victorious Germans now occupy a defeated Great Britain. In London, decorated detective John Henry Rossett, now reporting to the Nazi victors, lies in a hospital bed recovering from gunshot wounds. Desperate to avoid blame over the events that led to the shooting, his boss, Ernst Koehler, covers up the incident. But when Koehler's wife and daughter are kidnapped by American spies, the terrified German turns to the only man he trusts to help him--a shrewd cop who will do whatever is necessary to get the job done: John Rossett.Surviving his brush with death, Rossett agrees to save his friend's daughter. But in a chaotic new world ruled by treachery and betrayal, doing the right thing can get a man killed.
Caught between the Nazi SS, the violent British resistance, and Americans with very uncertain loyalties, Rossett must secretly make his way out of London and find Ruth Hartz, a Jewish scientist working in Cambridge. Spared from death because of her intellect and expertise, she is forced to work on developing the atom bomb for Germany. Though she knows it could end any hope of freedom in Europe and maybe even the world, Ruth must finish the project--if she, too, wants to survive.
Om en omvendt muslims utrolige reise til Himmelen og hennes møte med kjærlighetens Gud.
Det startet som en historie hentet fra nyhetsoverskriftene i det krigsherjede Midtøsten.En ekstremistisk gren av islam bombet en kirke midt under gudstjenesten. Den ene bakdøren var ikke stor nok for de fem hundre menneskene som forsøkte å unnslippe. Flere ble drept. Men etter at kaoset, brannen og røyken har lagt seg, kommer en ung kvinne tilbake til livet.
I denne fengslende, sanne historien får ikke døden det siste ordet. Fra første gang Samaa hørte Jesu kall og gikk fra islam til en tro på Ham, til hun møtte Ham ansikt til ansikt i Himmelen, har hennes liv vært preget av Guds overnaturlige kjærlighet og kraft. Full av håp og oppmuntring, og overstrømmet av Jesu nåde, viser hennes inspirerende fortelling Guds kraft til å overvinne enhver omstendighet.
We make 3-5 eye movements per second, and these movements are crucial in helping us deal with the vast amounts of information we encounter in our everyday lives. In recent years, thanks to the development of eye tracking technology, there has been a growing interest in monitoring and measuring these movements, with a view to understanding how we attend to and process the visual information we encounter. Eye tracking as a research tool is now more accessible than ever, and is growing in popularity among researchers from a whole host of different disciplines. Usability analysts, sports scientists, cognitive psychologists, reading researchers, psycholinguists, neurophysiologists, electrical engineers, and others, all have a vested interest in eye tracking for different reasons. The ability to record eye-movements has helped advance our science and led to technological innovations. However, the growth of eye tracking in recent years has also presented a variety of challenges - in particular the issue of how to design an eye-tracking experiment, and how to analyse the data. This book is a much needed comprehensive handbook of eye tracking methodology.
It describes how to evaluate and acquire an eye-tracker, how to plan and design an eye tracking study, and how to record and analyse eye-movement data. Practicality lies at the heart of the book, providing in-depth guidance to key questions: how raw data samples are converted into fixations and saccades using event detection algorithms, how the different representations of eye movement data are calculated using AOIs, heat maps and scanpaths, and how all the measures of eye movements relate to these processes. Part I presents the technology and skills needed to perform high-quality research with eye-trackers. Part II examines the predominant methods applied to the data which eye-trackers record. These include the parsing of raw sample data into oculomotor events, and how to calculate other representations of eye movements such as heat maps and transition matrices. Part III gives a comprehensive outline of the measures which can be calculated using the events and representations described in Part II. This is a taxonomy of the measures available to eye-tracking researchers, sorted by type of movement of the eyes and type of analysis.
For anyone in the sciences considering conducting research involving eye-tracking, this book is an essential reference work.
Her kan vi oppleve "Den lille prinsen" på en helt ny måte! Dette er en tegneserieutgave av det klassiske verket - med illustrasjoner av Joann Sfar. Den berømte illustratøren har gitt historien om den lille prinsen et helt nytt uttrykk, samtidig som han har beholdt de poetiske kvalitetene ved originalverket.