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This Is a Moose

This Is a Moose Pdf/ePub eBook Author: N.a
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316406384
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Lights! Camera! Moose! MOOSE? Yes, Moose! When a movie director tries to capture the life of a moose on film, he's in for a big surprise. It turns out the moose has a dream bigger then just being a moose--he wants to be an astronaut and go to the moon. His forest friends step in to help him, and action ensues. Lots of action. Like a lacrosse-playing grandma, a gigantic slingshot into space, and a flying, superhero chipmunk. In this hilarious romp, Richard T. Morris and bestselling illustrator Tom Lichtenheld remind us to dream big and, when we do, to aim for the moon.

Private Peaceful

Private Peaceful Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Morpurgo
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1849435715
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Private Peaceful relives the life of Private Tommo Peaceful, a young First World War soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn. During the night he looks back at his short but joyful past growing up in rural Devon: his exciting first days at school; the accident in the forest that killed his father; his adventures with Molly, the love of his life; and the battles and injustices of war that brought him to the front line. Winner of the Blue Peter Book of the Year, Private Peaceful is by the third Children's Laureate, Michael Morpurgo, award-winning author of War Horse. His inspiration came from a visit to Ypres where he was shocked to discover how many young soldiers were court-martialled and shot for cowardice during the First World War. This edition also includes introductory essays by Michael Morpurgo, Associate Director of Private Peaceful production Mark Leipacher, as well as an essay from Simon Reade, adaptor & director of this stage adaptation of Private Peaceful.

In Her Wake

In Her Wake Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amanda Jennings
Editor: Orenda Books
ISBN: 149562773X
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A perfect life ... until she discovered it wasn't her own. A tragic family event reveals devastating news that rips apart Bella's comfortable existence. Embarking on a personal journey to uncover the truth, she faces a series of traumatic discoveries that take her to the ruggedly beautiful Cornish coast, where hidden truths, past betrayals and a 25-year-old mystery threaten not just her identity, but also her life. Chilling, complex and profoundly moving, In Her Wake is a gripping psychological thriller that questions the nature of family – and reminds us that sometimes the most shocking crimes are committed closest to home. 'Astonishingly good and utterly haunting' Oxford Times 'Sworn Secret pulses with real emotion – an intense, relentless story that leaves the reader sated with the author's imagination' Vogue 'A gripping concept powers this emotional, sinuous thriller in which one woman's life is played out against what might have been' Fanny Blake, Woman & Home 'Heartbreaking and emotionally stunning ... one of the most mature genre novels I've read for a long time' Scottish Herald 'This mesmerising & haunting thriller is a true literary beauty.' Heat 'Hauntingly beautiful' Clare Mackintosh 'Thoughtful, atmospheric and deeply immersive, it wields an almost mesmeric power over the reader' Hannah Beckerman 'Delicately weaves loss and grief's in a very human story with a strong heart' Sarah Hillary 'Enough twists and turns to give you whiplash' Tammy Cohen 'A magic warmth and addictive quality' Lucy Atkins 'Beautifully written and emotionally charged' Eva Dolan 'A writer of rare and exceptional talent' Steve Cavanagh 'Mesmerising storytelling' Mell Sherratt 'Amanda Jennings propels herself into my list of favourite writers' Luca Veste

The Routledge International Handbook of Learning with Technology in Early Childhood

The Routledge International Handbook of Learning with Technology in Early Childhood Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Natalia Kucirkova,Jennifer Rowsell,Garry Falloon
Editor: Routledge
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The Routledge International Handbook of Learning with Technology in Early Childhood by Natalia Kucirkova,Jennifer Rowsell,Garry Falloon Summary

The Routledge International Handbook of Learning with Technology in Early Childhood focuses specifically on the most cutting-edge, innovative and international approaches in the study of children’s use of and learning with digital technologies. This edited volume is a comprehensive survey of methods in children’s technologies and contains a rich repertoire of studies from diverse fields and research, including both educational and developmental psychology, post-humanist literacy, applied linguistics, language and phenomenology and narrative approaches. For ease of reference, the Handbook's 28 chapters are divided into four thematic sections: introduction and opening reflections; studies answering ontological questions, which theorize how children take on original identities in becoming literate with technologies; studies answering epistemological questions, which focus on how children’s knowledge and learning are (co)constructed with a diverse range of technologies; studies answering practice-related questions, which explore the resources and conditions that create the most powerful learning opportunities for children. Expertly edited, this interdisciplinary and international compendium is an ideal introduction to such a diverse, multi-faceted field.

Developing Strategic Young Writers through Genre Instruction

Developing Strategic Young Writers through Genre Instruction Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Zoi A. Philippakos,Charles A. MacArthur
Editor: Guilford Publications
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Developing Strategic Young Writers through Genre Instruction by Zoi A. Philippakos,Charles A. MacArthur Summary

Tested and fine-tuned in K–2 classrooms, this book provides engaging lessons and materials for teaching the three genres of writing--opinion, procedural, and story--that provide a foundation for beginning writers’ persuasive, informative, and narrative writing skills. The authors' approach integrates strategy instruction, self-regulated learning, and dialogic interactions such as role play. Packed with 55 reproducible planning forms and student handouts, the book makes connections between writing and reading in ways that support growth in both areas, address learning standards, and promote writing across the instructional day. Appendices contain numerous resources to support teachers’ and administrators’ professional learning. The large-size format facilitates photocopying; purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. See also the authors' Developing Strategic Writers through Genre Instruction: Resources for Grades 3–5.

Bird Brain

Bird Brain Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Chuck Mullin
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 152485963X
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When Chuck Mullin began experiencing anxiety and depression as a teenager, she started drawing comics to help her make sense of the rollercoaster. Eventually, she found that pigeons—lovably quirky, yet universally reviled creatures—were the ideal subjects of a comic about mental illness. Organized in three sections—"Bad Times," "Relationships," and "Positivity"—and featuring several short essays about the author’s experiences, Bird Brain is a highly relatable, chuckle-inducing, and ultimately uplifting collection of comics for anyone who has struggled to maintain their mental health.

The Complete Novels - 9 Books in One Edition

The Complete Novels - 9 Books in One Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Virginia Woolf
Editor: e-artnow
ISBN: 8027237017
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Musaicum Books presents to you this carefully created volume of "The Complete Novels - 9 Books in One Edition" of Virginia Woolf. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: * The Voyage Out (1915) * Night and Day (1919) * Jacob's Room (1922) * Mrs Dalloway (1925) * To the Lighthouse (1927) * Orlando (1928) * The Waves (1931) * The Years (1937) * Between the Acts (1941) Adeline Virginia Woolf (25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941) was an English writer, and one of the foremost modernists of the twentieth century. During the interwar period, Woolf was a significant figure in London literary society and a central figure in the influential Bloomsbury Group of intellectuals. Her most famous works include the novels Mrs Dalloway (1925), To the Lighthouse (1927) and Orlando (1928), and the book-length essay A Room of One's Own (1929), with its famous dictum, "A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction."

Obí

Obí Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ócha'ni Lele
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1594777934
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• The first book to provide complete, specific instructions for casting the obi oracle of the Santería faith. • Uses the shell of a coconut, which embodies the spirit of Obí, as a divination tool. • Includes a detailed “mojuba” or prayer that awakens the orishas and invites them to speak. • Examines in depth the five basic patterns that appear when obí is cast and explains how to interpret the oracle's answer. • Explores the fifty additional patterns and meanings contributed by ten orishas closely associated with the orisha Obí One of the paths to the spirits within Santeria is through a divination technique known as obi, the coconut oracle, which gives the petitioner access to the orisha of the same name. The orisha Obí began as a mortal human who ascended to become an orisha as a reward for good deeds done on Earth, then fell from grace because of excessive pride. When he descended back to Earth, his spirit was embodied in the coconut palm. Though he no longer has a tongue, he can answer questions posed to him through the patterns made by four pieces of coconut shell cast as a divination tool. Obí: Oracle of Cuban Santería is the first book to fully explore the sacred body of lore surrounding Obí, as well as his particular rituals and customs, including opening considerations, casting and interpreting the oracle, and employing advanced methods of divination. Also explained are the previously unpublished secrets of closing the oracle properly so that any negative vibrations will be absorbed by the coconuts and permanently removed from the diviner's home.

A Dictionary of Atong

A Dictionary of Atong Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Seino van Breugel
Editor: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110718006
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Atong is a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Northeast India and Bangladesh. In this dictionary, Seino van Breugel provides a rigorous, well-illustrated and well-referenced lexical description of the language, making this book of great interest and value to general linguists, typologists, as well as area specialists and cultural anthropologists. Comprising not only of an Atong-English, but also an English-Atong dictionary, as well as semantic lexica, this volume is one of the most thorough lexical descriptions of a Bodo-Garo language to date. The grammatical lexica allow the reader quick access to lists of members of the various Atong word classes, collocations and idiomatic expressions. The grammatical compendium makes this book self-contained, while its many references link it to the rest of the author’s corpus on the Atong language. The appendix of photos not only provides visual illustrations to many of the Atong dictionary entries, but also offers the reader a glance at the physical environment in which the language is spoken.

A Natural Calling

A Natural Calling Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anthony W. D. Larkum
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
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From 1965–1968, I held an Agricultural Research Council Research Fellowship at Christ’s College, Cambridge. Later in 1981, when I was a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge and renewed my contacts with Christ’s College, my friend and colleague David Coombe, a Fellow of Christ’s College, informed me that a collection of letters of Charles Darwin had just been - covered in the Library storeroom, underneath the College. I had always maintained an interest in Charles Darwin, from the early age of thirteen, when I had rst read his books, with I might say some dif culty! This collection was the 155 letters of Charles Darwin to his second cousin William Darwin Fox, which had been given in trust to the College, in 1909, by members of the Fox family at the time of the Darwin Centenary celebrations. I was allowed access to these 155 letters and at that time made my own tr- scriptions. It seemed to me that this was a magni cent account of the lives of two naturalists of the nineteenth century, starting at the time that they were at Christ’s together, in 1828, and going to 1880 when W D Fox died – just two years short of the death of Charles Darwin in 1882. Of course this valuable resource had not gone unnoticed before. Darwin’s son, Francis Darwin had been given the letters in the 1880s, when he was preparing his Life and Letters of Charles Darwin in 3 volumes.

Off the Back of a Truck

Off the Back of a Truck Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nick Braccia
Editor: Simon and Schuster
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Unleash your inner Soprano and relive all your favorite moments with this companion guide to the award-winning television series The Sopranos. We all know and love The Sopranos, one of the most important television dramas to ever hit the small screen, having run for six seasons on HBO. The story of the Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano balancing his family life with his role as the leader of a criminal organization pioneered decades of genre-bending “peak TV.” Now, Off the Back of a Truck takes you one step further into the world of Tony Soprano and his families, offering an Italian potluck of fresh and fun takes that any true fan can get lost in for hours. Off the Back of a Truck includes: -New looks at everyone’s favorite episodes, scenes, and characters -All 92 deaths analyzed, evaluated, and ranked -An investigation of true crimes behind the families’ schemes -An exploration of movies and shows that inspired The Sopranos -Reflections on the use of music, food, and fashion from writers who are also huge fans -A provocative conversation about what happens in the controversial ending This book takes you on a journey through the six seasons you have watched time and time again—but it's organized so you can dip in at any time, at any place. Roam around as though you’re in Tony’s backyard for a BBQ...

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Billy Wilder,Raymond Chandler
Editor: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520922815
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On every level -- writing, direction, acting -- Double Indemnity (1944) is a triumph and stands as one of the greatest achievements in Billy Wilder's career. Adapted from the James M. Cain novel by director Wilder and novelist Raymond Chandler, it tells the story of an insurance salesman, played by Fred MacMurray, who is lured into a murder-for-insurance plot by Barbara Stanwyck, in an archetypal femme fatale role. From its grim story to its dark, atmospheric lighting, Double Indemnity is a definitive example of World War II-era film noir. Wilder's approach is everywhere evident: in the brutal cynicism the film displays, the moral complexity, and in the empathy we feel for the killers. The film received almost unanimous critical success, garnering seven Academy Award nominations. More than fifty years later, most critics agree that this classic is one of the best films of all time. The collaboration between Wilder and Raymond Chandler produced a masterful script and some of the most memorable dialogue ever spoken in a movie. This facsimile edition of Double Indemnity contains Wilder and Chandler's original -- and quite different -- ending, published here for the first time. Jeffrey Meyers's introduction contextualizes the screenplay, providing hilarious anecdotes about the turbulent collaboration, as well as background information about Wilder and the film's casting and production.

Cruising the Eastern Caribbean

Cruising the Eastern Caribbean Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Laura Rapp,Diane Rapp
Editor: Hunter Publishing, Inc
ISBN: 158843561X
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Cruising the Eastern Caribbean by Laura Rapp,Diane Rapp Summary

This book offers comprehensive coverage of vessels that cruise the region and what they offer--service, cabin details, amenities, passenger/crew ratio, dining options and itineraries. The guide covers: Antigua, St. Lucia, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Puerto Rico, St. Martin, Guadeloupe, St. Thomas & Martinique. The author tells you how to get the most out of your 8-10 hours in each port the ships will be calling on. Information covered includes taxi tours, where to find the best shops, tour operators who are familiar with the ships' schedules and will get you back to your ship on time. For most ports, suggested walking tours are detailed, and out-of-town attractions are described as well.

The Maqámát of Badí' al-Zamán al-Hamadhání

The Maqámát of Badí' al-Zamán al-Hamadhání Pdf/ePub eBook Author: W.J. Prendergast
Editor: Routledge
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The Maqámát of Badí' al-Zamán al-Hamadhání by W.J. Prendergast Summary

The triple aim of Hamadhání in this work, first translated into English in 1915, appears to have been to amuse, to interest and to instruct; and this explains why, in spite of the inherent difficulty of a work of this kind composed primarily with a view to the rhetorical effect upon the learned and the great, there is scarcely a dull chapter in the fifty-one maqámát or discourses. The author essayed, throughout these dramatic discourses, to illustrate the life and language both of the denizens of the desert and the dwellers in towns, and to give examples of the jargon and slang of thieves and robbers as well as the lucubrations of the learned and the conversations of the cultured.

The Picture Book Almanac: Picture Books and Activities to Celebrate 365 Familiar and Unusual Holidays

The Picture Book Almanac: Picture Books and Activities to Celebrate 365 Familiar and Unusual Holidays Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nancy J. Polette
Editor: ABC-CLIO
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The Picture Book Almanac: Picture Books and Activities to Celebrate 365 Familiar and Unusual Holidays by Nancy J. Polette Summary

This essential guide has exactly the right books to help you celebrate special days throughout the year—even "holidays" you've never heard of—and provides hundreds of fun titles and activities that could inspire your students to become life-long readers. • Includes more than 365 recommended picture books selected for their genuine worth as well as for their diversity • Offers fun, quick, and easily completed activities coordinated to daily holidays throughout the year • Provides a useful resource for anyone who works with young children in schools, public libraries, or in the home, for those new to picture books and experienced veterans alike • Helps educators to stress the joy of reading and enable students to learn new and interesting things every day of the year

Hollywood War Films, 1937Ð1945

Hollywood War Films, 1937Ð1945 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael S. Shull
Editor: McFarland
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From 1937 through 1945, Hollywood produced over 1,000 films relating to the war. This enormous and exhaustive reference work first analyzes the war films as sociopolitical documents. Part one, entitled “The Crisis Abroad, 1937–1941,” focuses on movies that reflected America’s increasing uneasiness. Part two, “Waging War, 1942–1945,” reveals that many movies made from 1942 through 1945 included at least some allusion to World War II.

The Lost Gospel of John

The Lost Gospel of John Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James Russell
Editor: James Russell Publishing
ISBN: 0916367673
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Discover a different, more powerful and entertaining Jesus you never knew existed. Experience strange and unusual parables, incredibly wild miracles, intense wisdom and fabulous sermons that will lift you to heavenly realms. Relive John's eye-witness commentaries never before published until now. Visit the awful bowels of hell and witness Christmas and special festivals Jesus of Galilee commanded his apostles to observe. The Gospel of John in the King James Holy Bible is only 15 pages, but this new Gospel of John is a massive 305 pages! It is packed with intense knowledge every Christian needs to read, especially in this end-time era. The false teachers and religions are exposed. Do you dare learn who they are? As the story goes, this Gospel was found in Jerusalem and it is a great novel guaranteed to keep you fully entertained, turning the pages and yearning for more. The Lost Gospel of John - A New Testament of Jesus of Galilee.

Vox Lycei 1988-1989

Vox Lycei 1988-1989 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lisgar Collegiate Institute
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The Routledge Companion to UK Counter-Terrorism

The Routledge Companion to UK Counter-Terrorism Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Andrew Staniforth,Fraser Sampson
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The United Kingdom has long been an island under siege from terrorists who believe they can advance their aims through acts of violence. Protecting the public from the excesses of extremism remains the primary responsibility of government. For over a century Special Branch, MI5 and MI6 have prevented terrorist atrocities and have pursued those who wish to destroy the United Kingdom’s free and democratic way of life. Yet, despite developing one of the world’s most sophisticated security architectures, successful terrorist attacks have occurred with alarming regularity. For the very first time, this new volume explores the evolution of counter-terrorism practice in the United Kingdom, brought to life with dramatic case studies and personal insider accounts provided by leading policy makers, prosecutors and counter-terrorism practitioners who openly reveal the challenges and operational reality of countering contemporary terrorist threats. From the troubles in Northern Ireland to the al Qa’ida inspired genre of international terrorism, this volume plots the trajectory of counter-terrorism policy and practice exploring the events that have served to change the course of civil protection. This unique title is enriched by leading academic perspectives providing analysis of counter-terrorism responses and identifies lessons to be learned from the past, the present, as well as exploring the terrorist threats of the future to be tackled by the next generation of counter-terrorism practitioners. This accessible and authoritative volume is required reading for all in authority and academia who are concerned with national security, counter-terrorism and the law, as well as those with a vested interest in the preservation of human rights, the protection of civil liberties and democracy itself.

The Secrets of Blood and Bone

The Secrets of Blood and Bone Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rebecca Alexander
Editor: Crown
ISBN: 0804140715
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In the stunning follow up to The Secrets of Life and Death, Rebecca Alexander has created a gripping supernatural thriller that bridges time, legend and the power of blood. Following her showdown with Elizabeth Bathory, Jackdaw Hammond is running from her past, hiding from her future, and hoping to contain her newfound thirst for blood. Buying an overgrown home in the middle of nowhere seems like the perfect place to escape…at least until she finds herself in the sights of a murderous family with a terrible secret and a penchant for dark magic. Meanwhile, her old ally Felix Guichard has gone to New Orleans to conduct his own investigation into the nature of blood magic, but is soon sucked into the intrigues of the city’s occult underworld. But Jack will need Felix more than she knows, for the battle for her soul is set to begin. Her only salvation may lie with the secrets of 16th century master occultist Edward Kelley, and a dangerous mission he undertook in Venice to confront the Inquisition, the darkest deeds of his own past, and the fearsome power of Elizabeth Bathory.