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Free At Last?: Civil Rights In The USA, 1918-1968
- Paperback - Hodder Gibson
The 'National 4 & 5 History series' from Hodder Gibson offers six individual textbooks aimed at the most popular options for the new SQA syllabus, to be examined from 2014 onwards. Like all titles in the series, 'Free at Last? Civil Rights in the USA 1918-1968' gives a brief synopsis of each topic and then comprehensive coverage of the four main areas of mandatory content, as well as guidance on assignment writing and assessment procedures for exam practice. Glossary boxes throughout the text offer explanations of newly-introduced concepts and words, and suggestions are offered for further topic exploration beyond the textbook.
- Hardback - Gollancz
Lady Aileana Kameron, the only daughter of the Marquess of Douglas, was destined for a life carefully planned around Edinburgh's social events - right up until a faery killed her mother. Now it's the 1844 winter season and Aileana slaughters faeries in secret, in between the endless round of parties, tea and balls.
The First, Third Wish
- Paperback - Barrington Stoke
When a newly-qualified fairy loses the third wish of three she must deliver to a woodcutter, young Dickon finds it. There is no limit to the number of times a lost wish may be used, and soon there are sparkly cats and magic lemonade bottles all over the place! Can fairy Cobweb find the wish and put a stop to Dickon's magic?
The Fractal Prince
- Paperback - Gollancz
Jean le Flambeur is out of prison, but still not free. To pay his debts he has to break into the mind of a living god. But when the stakes are revealed, Jean has to decide how far he is willing to go to get the job done. The sequel to Hannu Rajaniemi's extraordinary debut novel is set to build on the extravagant promise of one of the most exciting new voices to come out of the genre this century.
The Fabulous Baker Boys: The Greatest Strikers Scotland Never Had
- Hardback - Birlinn
With a total of more than 500 goals in careers that saw them turn out for the likes of Hibs, St Mirren, Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Torino, Joe and Gerry Baker are two of the greatest strikers Scotland never had. While Liverpool-born Joe became the first man to make his England debut having never played in the English league, US-born Gerry, hero of St Mirren's cup-winning side of 1959, was the first top-flight European footballer to turn out for the USA. With unprecedented access to the Baker family archives, 'The Fabulous Baker Boys' is a unique tale of Scotland's celebrated sporting siblings.
Flawed Genius: Scottish Football's Self-Destructive Genius
- Paperback - Birlinn
As Rangers manager Walter Smith once put it, Scottish football supporters have always liked their footballing superstars to come complete with very human flaws. Here, the colourful contributions of each and every player in the Scottish game's rich tapestry of flawed geniuses are brought vividly to life.
Flight Of The Battered Budgie
- Paperback - Stripes
Joe is just an ordinary boy until he makes a wish on a spooky Egyptian amulet. Now he's the Protector of Undead pets! Joe's latest undead visitor is a budgie who had a run-in with a window. Now Buddy the budgie is dead and he needs Joe's help. Can Joe prevent his owner falling victim to a devious scheme?
- Paperback - W. Green
'Family Law' gives practical and authoritative analysis on this key area of Scots law. Taking full account of all important recent legislation, this new edition will bring this popular text fully up to date.
- Hardback - Quercus
Andrew Greig takes the Scottish Border song 'The Ballad of Fair Helen' as the inspiration for an adventure and a romance, shining a candlelight on the dark days of a lawless land, and the real woman behind the fable.
The Flower Plantation
- Paperback - Alma
Arthur Baptiste knows little of Rwanda's past and is unaware of its emerging troubles. He lives on a flower plantation where he talks to no one, until one day Beni appears. Beni is a child much like Arthur but one who lives in a world far different from his own. Their friendship will take them from innocent adventures, to sexual encounters and on to dark revelations.