Where Am I Giving: A Global Adventure Exploring How to Use Your Gifts and Talents to Make a Difference

Wiley - Your gifts connect you to a world of giving Americans are generous with their pocketbooks, but trying to make a difference and actually making a difference are two different things. He spends time with monks, peace corps volunteers, and seasoned aid workers to explore how they give, students, a refugee, a former Hollywood executive, a Marine, as well as with the people on the receiving end of their giving.

Dive into a nuanced view of effectiveness of international aid and its intersection with development, politics, and culture Where Am I Giving? is a fast-paced narrative combining compelling stories collected over 15 years of travel to 90+ countries, mixed with practical advice on how to make giving a part of our everyday lives.

Where Am I Giving: A Global Adventure Exploring How to Use Your Gifts and Talents to Make a Difference - Starting in his hometown of muncie, volunteer, consumer, nepal, giver, Kelsey explores not only different ways of giving—as a worker, Indiana, Kenya, India, and more, and then traveling all over the world Myanmar, local and global citizen—but also the benefits and effectiveness of these methods. This book will help you: reveal the amazing opportunities you have to make an impact using your own gifts—and it doesn't have to be money Understand the sociology, philosophy, donating, child sponsorship, and neuroscience of giving See how giving can make you more connected and happier Examine types of giving, voluntourism, mission trips, ethical consumption, anthropology, volunteering, including microlending, etc.

Along the way he struggles to be a more informed giver as he becomes a "voluntourist, ” starts his own local non-profit, and searches for a balance between rationality and passion in how he gives. Where am i giving? by new york times bestselling author kelsey Timmerman takes you on a journey to meet people who will inspire you to live a purpose-filled, consumer dollars, generous life and make the greatest impact you can through your career, time, and donations.





The Norton Field Guide to Writing: with Handbook Fifth Edition

W. W. Norton & Company - Menus, directories, and a glossary/index all make the book easy to navigate. Short chapters with just enough detail can be assigned in any order. This flexibility makes it work for first-year writing, ALP, co-req, stretch, dual-enrollment, and integrated reading-writing courses. The best-selling, most flexible rhetoric―now with advice for reading and writing across disciplinesThe Norton Field Guide lets you teach the way you want to teach.

. Color-coded links send students to more detail if they need it.





Voices of Freedom: A Documentary History Fifth Edition Vol. 1

W. W. Norton & Company - The best-selling companion reader to the Give Me Liberty! family of books. Voices of freedom: a documentary History is the only reader with a thematic focus on American freedom in its many dimensions. The organization of this compact, unintimidating collection of primary source documents mirrors that of the enormously successful Give Me Liberty! family of U.

S. Affordable and an exceptional value when packaged with Give Me Liberty!, Voices of Freedom is now available for the first time in an alternative ebook format. Survey texts, and has been fully updated to match the Fifth Edition.





Voices of Freedom: A Documentary History Fifth Edition Vol. 2

W. W. Norton & Company - The best-selling companion reader to the Give Me Liberty! family of books. Voices of freedom: a documentary History is the only reader with a thematic focus on American freedom in its many dimensions. Survey texts, and has been fully updated to match the Fifth Edition. The organization of this compact, unintimidating collection of primary source documents mirrors that of the enormously successful Give Me Liberty! family of U.

S. Affordable and an exceptional value when packaged with Give Me Liberty!, Voices of Freedom is now available for the first time in an alternative ebook format.





Where Am I Eating?: An Adventure Through the Global Food Economy with Discussion Questions and a Guide to Going "Glocal"

Wiley - Learn more about the global producers that feed our nation, investigating the lives of the people at the other end of the global food economy, and learn from their worldviews intensely connected to people and planet Discover how food preferences and trends affect the lives of farmers and fishermen Catch a boots-on-the-ground glimpse of the daily lives of food producers on four continents Meet a modern-day slave and explore the blurred line between exploitation and opportunity Observe how the poorest producers fare in the global food economy This book takes a human-centered approach to food, observing the hope and opportunity—or lack thereof—that results from our reliance on imports.

This new edition includes a study guide, a deeper explanation of the "glocal" concept, and advice for students looking to become engaged as both local and global citizens. Imports account for eighty-six percent of America's seafood, fifty percent of its fresh fruit, and eighteen percent of its fresh vegetables.

Where Am I Eating?: An Adventure Through the Global Food Economy with Discussion Questions and a Guide to Going "Glocal" - Where am i eating? examines the effects of this reliance on those who supply the global food economy. Follow the author on his global quest to meet the workers that nurture, harvest, harvesting bananas in Costa Rica, lugging cocoa beans in Ivory Coast with a modern-day slave, as he works alongside them—loading lobster diving boats in Nicaragua, and hunt our food, picking coffee beans in Colombia and hauling tomatoes in Indiana.

A deeply human-centered perspective on the origins of America's food Where Am I Eating? bridges the gap between global food producers and the American consumer, providing an insightful look at how our eating habits affect farmers and fishermen around the world. Arguing neither for nor against globalization, this book simply explores the lives of those who feed us.





Where am I Wearing?: A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes

Wiley - His writing has appeared in the Christian Science Monitor and Condé Nast Portfolio, and has aired on NPR. Enlightening and thought-provoking at once, Where Am I Wearing? puts a human face on globalization. By introducing readers to the human element of globalization—the factory workers, their names, their families, and their way of life—Where Am I Wearing bridges the gap between global producers and consumers.

A journalist travels the world to trace the origins of our clothes When journalist and traveler Kelsey Timmerman wanted to know where his clothes came from and who made them, he began a journey that would take him from Honduras to Bangladesh to Cambodia to China and back again. New content includes: a visit to a fair trade ethiopian shoe factory that is changing lives one job at time; updates on how workers worldwide have been squeezed by rising food costs and declining orders in the wake of the global financial crisis; and the author's search for the garment worker in Honduras who inspired the first edition of the book Kelsey Timmerman speaks and universities around the country and maintains a blog at www.

Where am I Wearing?: A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes - Whereamiwearing. Com. Where am i wearing? intimately describes the connection between impoverished garment workers' standards of living and the all-American material lifestyle.





The Nick Adams Stories

Scribner - From one of the 20th century's greatest voices comes the complete volume of his short stories featuring Nick Adams, as he grows from child to adolescent to soldier, veteran, writer, Ernest Hemingway's memorable character, and parent—a sequence closely paralleling the events of Hemingway's life. The complete collection of ernest hemingway's Nick Adams two dozen stories are gathered here in one volume, grouped together according to the major time periods in the protagonist's life.

Based on hemingway's own experieces as a boy and as a member of the Red Cross ambulance corps in World War I. Scribner. The collection follows nick's life as a child to parent, and writer and feature some of Hemingway's earliest work such as "Indian Camp" and some of his best known short stories, veteran, along with soldier, including "Big Two-Hearted River.

The Nick Adams Stories - Perfect for longtime Hemingway fans and as an introduction to one of America's most famous writers.





Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Dover Publications - Condition: Used - Good. Scribner. Physical abuse, deprivation and tragedy plagued his early years, yet through sheer force of character he was able to overcome these obstacles to become a leading spokesman for his people. In this, the first and most frequently read of his three autobiographies, Douglass provides graphic descriptions of his childhood and horrifying experiences as a slave as well as a harrowing record of his dramatic escape to the North and eventual freedom.

Published in 1845 to quell doubts about his origins — since few slaves of that period could write — the Narrative is admired today for its extraordinary passion, sensitive and vivid descriptions and storytelling power. It belongs in the library of anyone interested in African-American history and the life of one of the country's most courageous and influential champions of civil rights.

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - . Former slave, brilliant writer, impassioned abolitionist, newspaper editor and eloquent orator whose speeches fired the abolitionist cause, Frederick Douglass 1818–1895 led an astounding life.





Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help, And How to Reverse It

HarperOne - HarperOne. Condition: Used - Good. Scribner. Lupton, the founder of fcs urban ministries focused community Strategies in Atlanta, Justice and the Christian Life, and the author of Compassion, the voice of the Urban Perspectives newsletter, has been at the forefront of urban ministry activism for forty years.

Veteran urban activist robert Lupton reveals the shockingly toxic effects that modern charity has upon the very people meant to benefit from it. Now, his groundbreaking toxic charity shows us how to start serving needy and impoverished members of our communities in a way that will lead to lasting, and Gregory Boyle’s Tattoos on the Heart, in the vein of Jeffrey Sachs’s The End of Poverty, Richard Stearns’s The Hole in Our Gospel, real-world change.

Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help, And How to Reverse It - Toxic charity provides proven new models for charitable groups who want to help—not sabotage—those whom they desire to serve.





Glencoe Precalculus Student Edition ADVANCED MATH CONCEPTS

McGraw-Hill Education - Includes: Print Student Edition Scribner. HarperOne. Condition: Used - Good.





Mean Spirit: A Novel

Ivy Books - Letters sent to Washington, D. C. HarperOne. But she was murdered by the greed of white men, who cared for her daughter, and the Graycloud family, began dying mysteriously. Condition: Used - Good. Begging for help went unanswered, Stace Red Hawk, until at last a Native American government official, traveled west to investigate.

What he found has been documented by history: rampant fraud, intimidation, and murder. Scribner. Selected by the literary guild"extraordinary. If you take up no other novel this year, this one will suffice to hold, or next, to disturb, to enlighten and to inspire you. Newsdayearly in this century, rivers of oil were found beneath Oklahoma land belonging to Indian people, and beautiful Grace Banket became the richest person in the Territory.

Mean Spirit: A Novel - But he also found something truly extraordinary--his deepest self and abiding love for his people, and their brave past.