Seven-year-old Bruno is back and tackling problems with his trademark originality. He defeats hiccups. He trades his mother for a new hat. He skillfully avoids math. And thanks to his special Flutter Kick, he easily advances to the next level -- in swimming and in life! Bruno is ready for any challenge as he learns all there is to know about being a boy.
De facto (unofficial) dollarization, defined as the holding by residents of assets and liabilities denominated in a foreign currency, is a policy concern in an increasing number of developing economies. This paper addresses the dollarization debate from this perspective, with the goal of setting the stage for a more detailed and focused discussion of whether de-dollarization should be a policy objective and, if so, how best to pursue this objective. We review existing theories of de facto dollarization and the extent to which they are supported by the available evidence, presents the main strategies for reform, and proposes a list of policy recommendations.
Wedded for convenience…or married for real? Rose was shocked when James turned up…long after their wedding of convenience. She'd loved James when they'd hastily married, and she'd fought hard to put their subsequent—and just as hasty—separation behind her. After all these years, Rose never expected James to arrive in person to tell her that he wasn't prepared to end their marriage. Was she? The hurt of the past hadn't quenched her love, or their mutual physical attraction…
Genuine or fraud? In 1979, Chick Publications printed the first in a series of highly controversial comics based on the life of ex-Jesuit priest, Alberto Rivera. Once converted to Christ, Alberto began exposing the Vatican's most closely guarded secrets. His information shocked the world. Responding to his startling statements, Rome and many so-called Christians cried, "Alberto is a fraud." For many years, the battle has raged. Millions have asked: "Is Alberto For Real?" Here is the answer ... 96 pages ... packed with rock solid evidence, proving Alberto Rivera is for real. History proves he's real! Many other writers prove he's real! If you've ever wondered about the veracity of Alberto's alarming allegations about the Roman Catholic church, this book is a must.
The best-selling book about heaven that has changed the world is now a DVD-based conversation kit for churches and small groups. In addition to learning more about what the Bible teaches about heaven, groups will hear first-hand from the Burpo family about Colton's experience in heaven and the way it has changed their lives. Each video session features Todd, Sonja, and Colton, and is filmed interview-style with Natalie Tysdal, the Denver FOX/CW News reporter whose initial interview with the family has gone viral on the internet. The Conversation Guide will take group members through key Bible passages about heaven, helping them understand more about who goes to heaven, when they go there, and what heaven is like. Features include: 5 sessions of study for group members For use with DVD sessions (ISBN 9781418550660) Conversation Guide written for both believers and non-believers in accessible language to help group members discover what the Bible teaches about heaven
P.J. Night's latest installment in the spooky and spectacular Creepover series for middle-grade girls is a level 5 on the Creep-o-Meter. In Is She For Real?, Bethany has just moved to Old Warwick, a quaint old town that is said to be haunted by the ghost of Lady Warwick. Lady Warwick lived centuries ago and died of a broken heart…but her grave was found empty shortly after her death. Legend says that Lady Warwick was buried alive and still roams Old Warwick today in search of her lost love. Bethany hears all about the legend from her new friends and thinks it’s all pretty corny—until really strange things start happening to her. With a ring on her finger that looks just like the one Lady Warwick wore, and a new boyfriend with chilling similarities to Lady Warwick’s lost love, Bethany’s friends have to wonder: Is real life imitating legend...or becoming legend? This tale is a level 5 on the Creep-o-Meter. Super scary!