Among the Stars

Liebe wie im Film
Author: Samantha Joyce
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641202434
Category: Fiction
Page: 352
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Elise Jameson hat die weltberühmte Bestsellerserie „Viking Moon“ geschrieben – aber keiner weiß es. Denn nach einem schrecklichen Unfall ist Elise taub, unglaublich schüchtern und bleibt lieber inkognito. Doch dann werden ihre Bücher mit Hollywoodstar Gavin Hartley verfilmt, und man besteht auf die Anwesenheit der Autorin am Set. Kurzerhand beauftragt Elise die wunderschöne Unbekannte Veronica Wilde damit, ihren Platz einzunehmen, während sie selbst sich als Assistentin ausgibt. Als sie neue Freunde findet und Gavin näherkommt, fällt es ihr jedoch zunehmend schwer, sich hinter ihren Lügen zu verstecken. Ist es Zeit, der Welt zu zeigen, wer sie wirklich ist?

The Stars

A New Way to See Them
Author: H. A. Rey
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547132808
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 160
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A simple guide to the location and recognition of stars and constellations presents the constellations in shapes that correspond sensibly to their names. Simultaneous.

Bringing Life to the Stars


Author: David G. Duemler
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780819189554
Category: Philosophy
Page: 194
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This book attempts to provide an ethical foundation with which to address the question, 'Should we spread life beyond Earth?' It examines the material conditions of the solar system, the limits of consciousness, the limits of society, and the long term possibilities of sending human life out into the universe. The author delineates the ethical criteria of sentient life and considers justifications of space travel for the purpose of human expansion. Duemler gives special attention to the utilitarian explanation which concludes that if life did [gnyad throughout the solar system, or even the galaxy, then this would serve to increase the amount of sentient life and, if life in the new world is a balanced positive, is therefore a positive event. Three main issues, drawing upon both science and philosophy, fall at the center of the discussion: supporting evidence not based on questionable dogma nor requiring huge intuitive leaps of faith; it must square with natural selection and have biological plausibility; and it must have inherent value, not requiring underlying conditions for a judgement to pass.

In Our Hands The Stars


Author: Harry Harrison
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1466822759
Category: Fiction
Page: 250
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In Our Hands the Stars is written by Harry Harrison who is also the author of Deathworld, Make Room! Make Room! (filmed as Soylent Green), the popular Stainless Steel Rat books, and many other famous works of SF. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

A letter to the stars


Author: Verein Lernen aus der Zeitgeschichte
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783950183696
Category: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Page: 272
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Older than The Stars


Author: Karen C. Fox
Publisher: Charlesbridge
ISBN: 1607341875
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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A picture book that describes how the elements that formed the universe also form people.

Number the Stars


Author: Lois Lowry,Douglas Wayne Larche,Susan Elliott Larche
Publisher: Dramatic Publishing
ISBN: 9780871297112
Category: World War, 1939-1945
Page: 62
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Two young friends often think about the way life was before the war and the Nazi occupation.

Number the Stars

A Musical Play
Author: Lois Lowry
Publisher: Dramatic Publishing
ISBN: 9780871298348
Category: Musicals
Page: 40
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Presents the libretto for a musical based on Lois Lowry's "Number the Stars," a story in which the family of Annmarie Johansen and their Christian neighbors aid the Danish Jews during World War II by helping them escape to neutral Sweden.

Franklin in the Stars


Author: Harry Endrulat,Brenda Clark
Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd
ISBN: 155453965X
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 24
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Franklin is upset when clouds ruin a night of stargazing, but his aunt uses her imagination and saves the night.

The System of the Stars


Author: Agnes Mary Clerke
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110801416X
Category: Science
Page: 464
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A popular survey of the progress of sidereal astronomy in the nineteenth century containing some of the earliest published astrophotographs.

Vandals of the Stars


Author: A. T. Locke
Publisher: eStar Books
ISBN: 1612100279
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
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A livid flame flares across Space-and over Manhattan hovers Teuxical, vassal of Malfero, Lord of the Universe, who comes with ten thousand warriors to ravage and subjugate one more planet for his master.

Scatter the Stars


Author: Di Morrissey
Publisher: Pan Australia
ISBN: 9781742622002
Category: Fiction
Page: 688
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A mesmerising novel of the film industry and one man's life that charts a path for all of us from Australia's favourite storyteller with new novel Arcadia out now. Larrikin Australian actor Randy Storm had it all. Swept up by Hollywood in the 1950s, he had the looks, charm and talent to take on the world. But by the 1990s he's forgotten, burned out after a life of movie star excess. When producer Michael Matthews meets the once great Randy Storm, he is surprised to find a man who is at peace with himself. Both he and researcher Janie Callendar set out to discover the source of this inner peace. Meanwhile his agent Ariel Margoles finds out that Australia's world-acclaimed film director Patricia Jordan is making the hottest Hollywood film of the year and she sees a chance for Randy to be a star once more. But just as Randy is about to reach his pinnacle, a secret from his past threatens to bring down his greatest triumph...

The Environments of the Sun and the Stars


Author: Jean-Pierre Rozelot,Coralie Neiner
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3642306489
Category: Science
Page: 253
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Based on lectures given at a CNRS summer school in France, this book covers many aspects of stellar environments (both observational and theoretical) and offers a broad overview of the field. More specifically, Part I of the book focuses on the Sun, the properties of the ejected plasma, of the solar wind and on space weather. The second part deals with tides in planetary systems and in binary stellar systems, as well as with interactions in massive binary stars as seen by interferometry. Finally the chapters of Part III discuss the environments of young or evolved stars, stellar winds, agnetic fields and disks. With its broad approach the book will provide advanced students as well as researchers with a good overview of the environments of the Sun and the stars.

Singing for the Stars

A Complete Program for Training Your Voice
Author: Seth Riggs,John Dominick Carratello
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 9780882845289
Category: Music
Page: 96
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What do Michael Jackson, Anita Baker, Natalie Cole and hundreds of other professionals have in common? They have all studied voice with Hollywood's leading vocal coach, Seth Riggs. You can learn to sing like the pros with this complete program for training the voice.

Touching the Stars


Author: Barbara Cartland
Publisher: Barbara Cartland Ebooks Ltd
ISBN: 1908303336
Category: Fiction
Page: 318
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When compromised by Sir Thomas Watson in her cabin enroute to India, Justina Mansell agrees to become engaged to him much to the dismay of Lord Castleton.

Shouting at the Stars


Author: David Belbin
Publisher: Evans Brothers
ISBN: 9780237529239
Category: Singers
Page: 62
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Shades are a series of short novels that don't short change on drama, pace, quality of writing or style. Ideal for readers who may find traditional teen novels too daunting, but still crave the excitement of clever plot lines, well-rounded characters and fast-paced writing. Shouting at the Stars tells the story of Layla, a young singer who is just hitting the big time. But with all of the excitement of her growing fame comes the eery presence of an unknown heckler who begins to follow all her performances. But who is he, and why is he doing it? And, more importantly, how can she make it stop...?

As Many Children as the Stars


Author: Doris Ortiz Garcia
Publisher: Tate Publishing
ISBN: 1616636084
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 31
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Once upon a time...a husband and wife, who loved children's stories, longed for children of their own to share with them their favorite stories. The Master Teller promises the couple As Many Children as the Stars, but they must go on a challenging journey. They must first choose the one story, and then they must seek out the one child who will read the one story and believe, allowing the miracle to begin. This quest is not easy, and along the way, it begins to seem that the husband and wife will never find the one child. Will they lose hope, or will they keep faith and find the one child the Master Teller has promised will lead them to gathering As Many Children as the Stars? Find out in this endearing modern-day fable.

A Bridge to the Stars


Author: Henning Mankell
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1849398119
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 160
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12 year old Joel lives with his father in the cold northern part of Sweden. At night he often sneaks out of his father's house to look for a lonely dog he has seen from his window. On the bridge across the icy river he starts a secret society and has adventures. But one night he discovers that his father's bed is also empty and will have to come terms with his father's new-found love. The harsh reality of Joel's world comes vividly to life and leaves the reader spellbound.