Daily Archives: July 7, 2011

Developers are racing to discover how to develop for Windows Phone 7?and there is no quicker, more expansive resource on the topic than Windows Phone 7 Recipes. It covers virtually all aspects of development, configuration, testing, and distribution of the platform with detailed code samples and rapid walkthroughs. You’ll find recipes that unlock advanced user interface development, data storage and retrieval, integration with Cloud services, adding media and location based services, and working with Silverlight and Expression Blend. Developers with experience working with Windows Mobile and the .NET Compact Framework will find discussion tailored to rapidly learning the new Windows Phone 7 development platform. Put a professional polish on your Windows Phone 7 development with Windows Phone 7 Recipes! What you’ll learn Get full exposure to designing, developing, testing, and distributing your Windows Phone 7 applications Create compelling user interfaces using Silverlight and Expression Blend Understand how to work with device data using isolated storage, LINQ, and XML serialization Extend your application to the Cloud using Push Notifications and web based services How to distribute your application via the Zune Marketplace Who this book is forBefore Windows Phone 7, Microsoft mobile device developers have used the .NET Compact Framework. With Windows Phone 7, a new paradigm for application development comes into play which uses Silverlight and a variety of other technologies. Readers new to Windows Phone 7 development will be able to make immediate inroads into professional application development and distribution. Readers with a background in .NET and Windows Mobile development will find this book especially useful with discussions focused on how Windows Phone 7 differs from the .NET Compact Framework development of the past.


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Good manners on the phone do matter! Learn which behaviors to use and which to avoid to make talking on the phone enjoyable for everyone. Then see how these simple lessons can be used in fun stories of etiquette in action. Sidebars and back matter offer advice and did-you-knows about good manners in a number of cultures around the globe. Looking Glass Library is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades preK-3.


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Penelope J. Stetz,Paperback, Edition: 2, English-language edition,Pub by Findtech Ltd


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How do you help your child choose between mandatory baseball practice and Hebrew school? How can you plan a birthday party (not to mention bar or bat mitzvah party!) for your child without sacrificing your values, sanity, and pocketbook? How can you keep peace on the homework homefront? And how do you deal with Santa envy?let alone the entire month of December? As any modern Jewish parent knows, balancing family traditions and the realities of contemporary culture can be incredibly challenging. Answering questions both old and new, Jewish and secular, internationally syndicated parenting columnist and award-winning Jewish educator and mother of four, Sharon Duke Estroff illuminates the ways that Jewish tradition can be used to form a lasting, emotional safety net for modern families. Can I Have a Cell Phone for Hanukkah? is an instant classic.?A warm book full of tangible advice that will fashion children into committed Jews and menschen; in short, into people who will be a blessing in their own lives and in the lives of all those whom they meet.??Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, author of You Shall Be Holy and The Book of Jewish Values ?Brimming with humor and strategy, love, and secret parent handshakes.??Melissa Faye Greene, author of The Temple Bombing, Praying for Sheetrock, and There’s No Me Without You ?Sharon Duke Estroff has the uncanny ability to give solid, useful, and practical information on how to raise children while making you laugh out loud at the same time.??Stephen Nowicki Jr., Ph.D., ABPP, coauthor of Helping the Child Who Doesn’t Fit In and Teaching Your Child the Language of Social Success ?I’m not Jewish, but I love this book. I laughed through it all while still appreciating the serious lessons it teaches. Every mom (and dad) with kids will find themselves nodding and smiling to themselves as they discover each other on every page.??Bonnie R. Strickland, Ph.D., ABPP, former president of the American Psychological Association?This book belongs in the library of every parent and grandparent.? ?Atlanta Jewish Times”Can I Have a Cell Phone for Hanukkah is a valuable must-buy for all Jewish parents, and not just for Hanukkah. Not only does Estroff give practical child rearing advice but her joyful approach to Judaism is a healthy antidote to religious skeptics.” -Hadassah Magazine “Estroff’s witty, sympathetic tone and her attention to ethical matters make her a refreshing authority.? – Jewish Living Magazine “Sharon Duke Estroff’s Can I have a Cell Phone for Hanukah? is a wise, witty, and insightful guide for parents ? both Jews and non-Jews ? who are faced with navigating their way through the shoals of contemporary American life.”- Deborah Lipstadt PhD, History on Trial: My Day in Court with David Irving “One of the best parenting books I’ve read this year.”-Five Minutes for Mom Blog “Sharon Duke Estroff has come to the rescue of parents raising children in today’s ‘overachieving, anxiety- filled culture,’ with her concise, insightful and often hilarious guide Can I have a Cell Phone for Hanukkah? The Essential Scoop on Raising Modern Jewish Kids.”-Jewish Independent “From play dates, homework and extracurricular activities, to bar/bat mitzvah,tzedakah and Jewish holidays, with humor and insight Estroff offers suggestions for coping with the day-today challenges of Jewish parenting…an easy read packed with a lot of good,practical advice.”-Chicago Jewish Star “With Can I Have a Cell Phone for Hanukkah? a mother will have help navigating her way through the child rearing years and beyond. With humor and in a contemporary modern mind, the book offers wonderfully creative ways to take your children from one subject to another.”-Shalom Newspaper “Insightful and humorous, Can I Have a Cell Phone for Hanukkah? covers many of the parenting issues us mommy bloggers banter about every day, such as choosing a kindergarten to teaching your children the value of a dollar. Estroff writes in a fun and catchy rhythm that makes her down-to-earth advice a joy to read, including text peppered with Jewish references that add flavor and voice.”-Mommy Blog Spot “Peppered with humor, Estroff’s book addresses dilemmas that begin as early as the preschool years and evolve throughout elementary school, junior high school and high school. She discusses academic competitiveness, cutthroat soccer games and surviving homework. She guides parents who struggle with the idea that they must provide the most entertaining play dates, most exciting birthday parties and the most lavish b’nai mitzvah receptions.”-Jewish News of Greater Phoenix”Any parent feeling overwhelmed will find Can I Have a Cell Phone for Hanukkah? filled with interesting, easy-to-read advice. Estroff has a sense of humor, noting when she’s made parenting mistakes and discussing the lessons she learned the hard way. Parenting in the 21st century may not be easy, but Estroff helps make the task a little less difficult.”-The Reporter “Sharon has filled ‘Can I have a Cell Phone’ with lots of practical advice for Jewish parents, including how to deal with Santa-envy, how to survive the homework struggle, how to plan a birthday party without breaking your budget and how to help shy kids make friends. Also, there are chapters on grade-school play date protocol and parenting in the Net generation.” -Jewish Literary Review “Ms. Estroff, mother of four, Jewish educational consultant, and author of a nationally syndicated parenting advice column, writes with wit, candor, and authority. She brings issues and wisdom from her personal parenting experiences, those of the families at her day school, and those from her readers together in gentle, measured, moderate, and reasonable, contemporary guide to raising children.”-Juggling Frogs Jewish Parenting Blog


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Neil Hamburger, CD,IPECAC RECORDINGS,Studio, ***Usually ships within 24 hours*** 20110717000712070


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When Aggie Eckhart’s family moves from Miami, Florida, to Denville, Alaska, because of her father’s job, Aggie feels like a fish out of water. Not only is frozen Denville a far cry from sunny Miami, but she’s got no friends, her mother is driving her crazy, and she loses her cell phone within the first month – cutting off her lifeline to civilization. But when an online search for her phone (using the schmancy built-in GPS tracker) reveals that the cell is enjoying life up north much more than Aggie is, she adopts a whole new outlook. No more woe-is-me, now it’s all WWMCPD (What Would My Cell Phone Do)? And before Aggie knows it, things are looking a whole lot brighter in this charming, fun, and lighthearted YA romance.


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Kate Emalea,Paperback, English-language edition,Pub by Publish America


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Being a good baby-sitter isn’t always easy, and the vice-president of the Baby-Sitters Club, Claudia Kishi, is learning that the hard way. She and the other club members have started getting strange calls on the job. Is it the Phantom Caller, a jewel thief who’s been breaking into houses in the area? One thing is certain — the Club has to take action to protect their kids!


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Can you understand me now? ?Bueno! Talking on the phone in a second language introduces unique challenges. What is the proper way to greet a person in Spanish? Should one be formal or informal when addressing a receptionist in Barcelona? How do you say, “I need an appointment”? Teach Yourself Phone Spanish offers you solutions and advice to this nerve-racking subject. This audio package features 10 conversations that cover typical telephone situations, including introducing yourself, understanding when someone will be available, and arranging a meeting.


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Micol Ostow,Paperback – Original, English-language edition,Pub by Penguin Group (USA)


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