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Alright Alright Alright by Melissa Maerz

Title Alright Alright Alright
Author Melissa Maerz
Publisher HarperCollins
Release Date 2020-11-17
Category Social Science
Total Pages 464
ISBN 9780062908513
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The definitive oral history of the cult classic Dazed and Confused, featuring behind-the-scenes stories from the cast and crew and written with the cooperation of Oscar-nominated director Richard Linklater. Dazed and Confused not only heralded the arrival of filmmaker Richard Linklater, it introduced a cast of unknowns who would become the next generation of movie stars. Embraced as a cultural touchstone, the 1993 film would also make Matthew McConaughey’s famous phrase—alright, alright, alright—ubiquitous. But it started with a simple idea: Linklater thought people might like to watch a movie about high school kids just hanging out and listening to music on the last day of school in 1976. To some, that might not even sound like a movie. But to a few studio executives, it sounded enough like the next American Graffiti to justify the risk. Dazed and Confused made almost no money at the box office and seemed destined to disappear. Then something weird happened: Linklater turned out to be right. This wasn’t the kind of movie everybody liked, but it was the kind of movie certain people loved, with an intensity that felt personal. No matter what their high school experience was like, they thought Dazed and Confused was about them. Alright, Alright, Alright is the story of how this iconic film came together and why it worked. Combining behind-the-scenes photos and insights from nearly the entire cast, including Matthew McConaughey, Parker Posey, Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, and many others, and with the full cooperation of Linklater himself, it offers an inside look at how a budding filmmaker and a cast of newcomers made a period piece that would feel timeless for decades to come.

Alright Alright Alright by Melissa Maerz

Title Alright Alright Alright
Author Melissa Maerz
Publisher Harper Paperbacks
Release Date 2021-11-16
Category
Total Pages 464
ISBN 0062908499
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The definitive oral history of the cult classic Dazed and Confused, featuring behind-the-scenes stories from the cast, crew, and Oscar-nominated director Richard Linklater. Dazed and Confused not only heralded the arrival of filmmaker Richard Linklater, it introduced a cast of unknowns who would become the next generation of movie stars. Embraced as a cultural touchstone, the 1993 film would also make Matthew McConaughey's famous phrase--alright, alright, alright--ubiquitous. But it started with a simple idea: Linklater thought people might like to watch a movie about high school kids just hanging out and listening to music on the last day of school in 1976. To some, that might not even sound like a movie. But to a few studio executives, it sounded enough like the next American Graffiti to justify the risk. Dazed and Confused underperformed at the box office and seemed destined to disappear. Then something weird happened: Linklater turned out to be right. This wasn't the kind of movie everybody liked, but it was the kind of movie certain people loved, with an intensity that felt personal. No matter what their high school experience was like, they thought Dazed and Confused was about them. Alright, Alright, Alright is the story of how this iconic film came together and why it worked. Combining behind-the-scenes photos and insights from nearly the entire cast, including Matthew McConaughey, Parker Posey, Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, and many others, and with full access to Linklater's Dazed archives, it offers an inside look at how a budding filmmaker and a cast of newcomers made a period piece that would feel timeless for decades to come.

Alright Alright Alright by Melissa Maerz

Title Alright Alright Alright
Author Melissa Maerz
Publisher Harper
Release Date 2020-11-17
Category Performing Arts
Total Pages 464
ISBN 0062908502
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The definitive oral history of the cult classic Dazed and Confused, featuring behind-the-scenes stories from the cast and crew and written with the cooperation of Oscar-nominated director Richard Linklater. Dazed and Confused not only heralded the arrival of filmmaker Richard Linklater, it introduced a cast of unknowns who would become the next generation of movie stars. Embraced as a cultural touchstone, the 1993 film would also make Matthew McConaughey's famous phrase--alright, alright, alright--ubiquitous. But it started with a simple idea: Linklater thought people might like to watch a movie about high school kids just hanging out and listening to music on the last day of school in 1976. To some, that might not even sound like a movie. But to a few studio executives, it sounded enough like the next American Graffiti to justify the risk. Dazed and Confused made almost no money at the box office and seemed destined to disappear. Then something weird happened: Linklater turned out to be right. This wasn't the kind of movie everybody liked, but it was the kind of movie certain people loved, with an intensity that felt personal. No matter what their high school experience was like, they thought Dazed and Confused was about them. Alright, Alright, Alright is the story of how this iconic film came together and why it worked. Combining behind-the-scenes photos and insights from nearly the entire cast, including Matthew McConaughey, Parker Posey, Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, and many others, and with the full cooperation of Linklater himself, it offers an inside look at how a budding filmmaker and a cast of newcomers made a period piece that would feel timeless for decades to come.

The Sisters Are Alright by Tamara Winfrey Harris

Title The Sisters Are Alright
Author Tamara Winfrey Harris
Publisher Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Release Date 2015-07-07
Category Social Science
Total Pages 168
ISBN 9781626563537
Language English, Spanish, and French
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GOLD MEDALIST OF FOREWORD REVIEWS' 2015 INDIEFAB AWARDS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES What's wrong with black women? Not a damned thing! The Sisters Are Alright exposes anti–black-woman propaganda and shows how real black women are pushing back against distorted cartoon versions of themselves. When African women arrived on American shores, the three-headed hydra—servile Mammy, angry Sapphire, and lascivious Jezebel—followed close behind. In the '60s, the Matriarch, the willfully unmarried baby machine leeching off the state, joined them. These stereotypes persist to this day through newspaper headlines, Sunday sermons, social media memes, cable punditry, government policies, and hit song lyrics. Emancipation may have happened more than 150 years ago, but America still won't let a sister be free from this coven of caricatures. Tamara Winfrey Harris delves into marriage, motherhood, health, sexuality, beauty, and more, taking sharp aim at pervasive stereotypes about black women. She counters warped prejudices with the straight-up truth about being a black woman in America. “We have facets like diamonds,” she writes. “The trouble is the people who refuse to see us sparkling.”

Title We Re Going to Be Alright
Author Maria Uribe
Publisher AuthorHouse
Release Date 2017-10-23
Category Fiction
Total Pages 32
ISBN 9781546206781
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Dear Parents and Teachers, You might ask, Why did we write this book for children? We have realized over the years that it is important to talk with children about difficult issues happening in the world. They do notice them, and they do worry. It is better for them when we, as the adults, bring up these issues in a safe, caring way, allowing them to express their ideas and even their fears. As many as fifteen thousand children in the United States are placed in foster care due to detainment or deportation of a parent. The placement of children in protective care usually lasts as long as the legal proceedings, which could take months. Teachers have little idea of how to work with children with these kinds of emotional challenges. At present, there is a lack of research on the specific ways that the deportation of a parent shapes the children left behind. What we do know, however, is that the separation of families under these kinds of circumstances is certain to have adverse consequences for newborns, grade-school children, and adolescents alike. As parents and educators, we can help all children understand what the children of undocumented immigrants are going through. We hope this book will help them see these children as very like them, with loving families, hopes, and dreams. Estimados padres y maestros Ustedes se preguntarn porque escribimos este libro para los nios. En los ltimos diez aos hemos visto la importancia que tiene el dialogo con los nios acerca de los temas que estn pasando alrededor del mundo. Ellos se dan cuenta y adems se preocupan de los eventos mundiales. Para los nios es mejor que los adultos hablen con ellos estos temas en un ambiente seguro, con cario, para que puedan expresar sus ideas e inclusive sus temores. En los Estados Unidos han Alrededor de 15,000 nios en los sido dados a hogares de acogimiento por los que sus padres han sido deportados of detenidos.1 Estos nios duran en estos hogares hasta que los asuntos legales de los padres se solucionen lo cual puede durar meses. Los maestros tienen poco conocimiento de como trabajar con los nios que tienen esta clase de problemas emocionales. No se han hecho muchas investigaciones del impacto que produce en los nios que sus padres sean deportados. Sin embargo, lo que s sabemos es que la separacin en estas circunstancias de los bebes, nios y adolescentes tienen consecuencias adversas para todos. Como padres y maestros debemos ayudar a entender a los nios las dificultades pasan los nios de los padres indocumentados. Esperamos que este libro ayude a ver que estos nios son como ellos con familias que los quieren, con sueos y esperanzas.

We Gon Be Alright by Jeff Chang

Title We Gon Be Alright
Author Jeff Chang
Publisher Picador
Release Date 2016-09-13
Category Social Science
Total Pages 208
ISBN 9781250114792
Language English, Spanish, and French
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"THE SMARTEST BOOK OF THE YEAR" (THE WASHINGTON POST) In these provocative, powerful essays acclaimed writer/journalist Jeff Chang (Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, Who We Be) takes an incisive and wide-ranging look at the recent tragedies and widespread protests that have shaken the country. Through deep reporting with key activists and thinkers, passionately personal writing, and distinguished cultural criticism, We Gon’ Be Alright links #BlackLivesMatter to #OscarsSoWhite, Ferguson to Washington D.C., the Great Migration to resurgent nativism. Chang explores the rise and fall of the idea of “diversity,” the roots of student protest, changing ideas about Asian Americanness, and the impact of a century of racial separation in housing. He argues that resegregation is the unexamined condition of our time, the undoing of which is key to moving the nation forward to racial justice and cultural equity.

Alright Darling by Greg Bailey

Title Alright Darling
Author Greg Bailey
Publisher Laurence King Publishing
Release Date 2018-10-16
Category Photography
Total Pages 256
ISBN 1786272873
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Alright Darling? is a visual celebration of the uninhibited, unapologetic and unafraid wonderland of contemporary drag. Showcasing the world's fiercest drag queens, along with their wild fashion – and the wit, realness, backstage antics and outrageous shade of drag culture – the book includes fresh shots of the ringleaders of this world, including: Adore Delano, Alyssa Edwards, Courtney Act, Detox, Francois Sagat, Manila Luzon, Sharon Needles, Trixie Mattel, Willam Belli, Latrice Royale, Raja Gemini, Milk and many, many more... All images are taken by Greg Bailey, founder and editor of Alright Darling – the zine at the centre of the recent explosion of drag.

Title Everything Is a Little Bit Alright
Author Daniel Hertz
Publisher Shanti Arts Publishing
Release Date 2020-05-12
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 86
ISBN 9781951651305
Language English, Spanish, and French
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An uplifting, lighthearted, and compelling memoir that recounts the author's lifelong spiritual journey. The grief from the passing of his mom is transformed to gratitude, forgiveness, and joy as he moves along the healing path with the help of his dog, Roy. Along the way, the author, Daniel Hertz, becomes a devoted meditation practitioner and an award-winning teacher and counselor. A pivotal part of the journey is a nearly monthlong stay at a mountain shrine in India where Hertz meets a swami who eventually arranges his marriage. The story merges lively classroom scenes from his thirty-one years as a teacher and counselor in the Minneapolis Public Schools with his twenty-six-year adventure as a student and faculty member at the Meditation Center in Minneapolis. Looking back over his life, Hertz sees that true healing began when he accepted that the one thing in life certain to happen is change.

Title Final Fantasy VII The Kids Are Alright A Turks Side Story
Author Kazushige Nojima
Publisher Yen On
Release Date 2019-01-22
Category Fiction
Total Pages 224
ISBN 1975382366
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A lot has changed the in two years since the Lifestream erupted, and a new city, Edge, has been born from the wreckage. There, a young man and woman run a private detective agency, but then they run into the infamous Turks of the Shinra Electric Power Company... The world of Final Fantasy VII expands with this prequel to the events of Advent Children!

I M Alright Day And Night by Christine Lee Pruitt

Title I M ALRIGHT DAY AND NIGHT
Author Christine Lee Pruitt
Publisher Trafford Publishing
Release Date 2012-09-28
Category Poetry
Total Pages 16
ISBN 9781466960664
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This is a great way for children to experience fun and to learn about Jesus. In this book you’ll read words that rhyme and poetry. It’s a fun and educational way of showing children how much God really loves his children.

Alright Lads by John Peters

Title Alright Lads
Author John Peters
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2020-01-14
Category
Total Pages 140
ISBN 024480981X
Language English, Spanish, and French
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"Accompany Johnny, a young single adult male and his mates, living in a north of England industrial town as they barn-storm their way through situations which impact upon their lives without regard for those that they encounter in the late 1960's. Read about their escapades as they display a cocky attitude to everyone and behave in an illegal, violent and rude manner which cumulates in betrayal and near tragedy. This book will strike a chord with those who are familiar and may have participated in the heady, rebellious and exciting times of that unforgettable period which were the sixties!"

Dazed And Confused by Richard Linklater

Title Dazed and Confused
Author Richard Linklater
Publisher Macmillan
Release Date 1993-09-15
Category Performing Arts
Total Pages 124
ISBN 0312094663
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Uses ads, cartoons, and newspaper articles from the seventies and profiles of characters from the movie to offer a satiric look at the period

Child Sexual Abuse by Beulah Coats

Title Child Sexual Abuse
Author Beulah Coats
Publisher Page Publishing Inc
Release Date 2017-12-17
Category Family & Relationships
Total Pages 64
ISBN 9781641381611
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This book focuses on the hidden pain of abuse, all the lives that it touches, and all the scars left behind; but through it all, you can stand up and say enough and let your voice be heard. Writing this book has helped me to release a lot of anger, pain, and guilt. It deals with the struggle abuse leaves behind. I hope this book can give someone the courage to stand and fight to go on. The pain is heard, but we can be free from it and help keep our children from falling through the system. Maybe this book will help someone come forth and tell their story and not be afraid or ashamed. I have lived it, seen it, and overcome it. By writing this book, it gives me a feeling of self-worth knowing it just might help someone heal.

The Nones Are Alright by Oakes, Kaya

Title The Nones Are Alright
Author Oakes, Kaya
Publisher Orbis Books
Release Date 2015-10-31
Category Religion
Total Pages 86
ISBN 9781608336234
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Gods With A Little G by Tupelo Hassman

Title gods with a little g
Author Tupelo Hassman
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release Date 2019-08-13
Category Fiction
Total Pages 368
ISBN 9780374719548
Language English, Spanish, and French
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"Triumphant . . . as heartwarming as it is beautifully written." —Michael Schaub, NPR From the acclaimed author of Girlchild, this gritty, irreverent novel sees a young misfit grow into hope Unsinkable and wrecked by grief, motherless and aimless and looking for connection, Helen Dedleder is a girl with a gift she doesn't want to use and a pack of friends who are all just helping each other get by. So cut off from the rest of the world that even the internet is blocked (never mind traffic in and out), Rosary, California, is run by evangelicals but was named by Catholics. It’s a town on very formal relations with its neighbors, one that boasts an oil refinery as well as a fairly sizable population of teenagers. For Helen and her gang of misfits, the tire yard, sex, and beer help pass the days until they turn eighteen and leave town. Her best friends, Win and Rainbolene, late arrivals to Rosary, are particularly keen to depart—Rain because she’ll finally be able to get the hormones she needs to fully become herself. Watching over them is Aunt Bev, an outcast like the kids, who runs the barely tolerated Psychic Encounter Shoppe and tries to keep Helen connected to her own psychic talents—a gift passed down from her mother. Tensions are building, though, in every way. Threats against the Psychic Encounter Shoppe become serious actions. One of the kids gets in trouble, and then another. And Helen can see some things before they happen, but somehow can't see the most important things happening right in front of her. Tupelo Hassman's gods with a little g bursts and splinters with flawed, lovable characters whose haphazard investigations into each others's hearts will reshape your understanding of trust, how to build a family, and how to make a future you can see.

Title Answers in the Form of Questions
Author Claire McNear
Publisher Twelve
Release Date 2020-11-10
Category Games & Activities
Total Pages 272
ISBN 9781538702314
Language English, Spanish, and French
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What is the smartest, most celebrated game show of all time? In this insider's guide, discover the rich history of Jeopardy! -- the beloved game show that has shaped our culture and entertained audiences for years. Jeopardy! is a lot of things: record-setting game show, beloved family tradition, and proving ground for many of North America's best and brightest. Nearly four decades into its current edition, Jeopardy! now finds itself facing unprecedented change. This is the chronicle of how the show became a cross-generational touchstone and where it's going next. ANSWERS IN THE FORM OF QUESTIONS dives deep behind the scenes, with longtime host Alex Trebek talking about his life and legacy and the show's producers and writers explaining how they put together the nightly game. Readers will travel to bar trivia showdowns with the show's biggest winners and training sessions with trivia whizzes prepping for their shot onstage. And they'll discover new tales of the show's most notable moments-like the time the Clue Crew almost slid off a glacier-and learn how celebrity cameos and Saturday Night Live spoofs built a television mainstay. ANSWERS IN THE FORM OF QUESTIONS looks to the past -- and the future -- to explain what Jeopardy! really is: a tradition unlike any other.

All Right Already by Jory John

Title All Right Already
Author Jory John
Publisher HarperCollins UK
Release Date 2019-01-10
Category Juvenile Fiction
Total Pages 32
ISBN 9780008330040
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Duck just wants to play with his best friend Bear... the final story in the hilarious Duck and Bear series from an award-winning team!

Title Everything Is Gonna Be Alright
Author Jordan Wright
Publisher Bookbaby
Release Date 2020-09-05
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 42
ISBN 1098318528
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Jordan's Journey is the memoir of a childhood cancer survivor. The narrative follows Jordan as he endures treatment for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma at the age of five, then again at nine when the cancer returns in the form of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. The adult Jordan composes his reminiscences with a straightforward simplicity and equanimity that make his youthful struggle all the more poignant. He outlines his course of treatment at nine: chemotherapy, radiation, a stem cell transplant, and all the terrible accompanying side effects of these therapies. He expresses gratitude for his family's support, his parents' abiding love, and the care he received from doctors and nurses and teachers. Rather than chapters, the memoir is organized into short vignettes. This structure gives his reader brief glimpses into his life as a patient and a child. Moments of good humor enter into the account (memories of his picky eating, music playing, and a joyful trip to the fair just for a turkey leg), as do moments of deep sadness (memories of childhood friends--fellow patients during his seemingly endless stays in the hospital--who passed away). Toward the end of the manuscript, a section of his mother's diary, which is addressed to God, is reproduced. This excursion from Jordan's point of view to his mother's is extremely moving and forms a fitting testament to his mother's care and to the family's faith. The memoir ends inspirationally, with an account of Jordan's subsequent achievements and his advice to others who struggle with cancer.

Mama It Will Be Alright by Sol Silberzweig

Title Mama it Will be Alright
Author Sol Silberzweig
Publisher Yad Vashem Publications
Release Date 2005
Category History
Total Pages 178
ISBN STANFORD:36105122905107
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Are You All Right Daddy by Philip Woolcock

Title Are You All Right Daddy
Author Philip Woolcock
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2000
Category Cancer
Total Pages 168
ISBN 0754111490
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This is an account of the death of the author's daughter, Louise Woolcock, from cancer. After a shaky start, Louise develops into a bright and beautiful young woman, but in her late teens is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Philip Woolcock describes the joy and despair experienced by Louise and her family as she attempts to live in the shadow of her illness.