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The Dragonsitter

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Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316298999
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The first book in a fresh and funny new chapter book series, told completely in emails, about a boy named Eddie and a naughty pet dragon! Dear Uncle Morton, You'd better got on a plane right now and come back here. Your dragon has eaten Jemima. Emily loved that rabbit! It had sounded so easy: Eddie just needed to look after Uncle Morton's unusual pet for a week while he went on vacation. But soon the fridge is empty, the curtains are blazing, and the mailman is fleeing down the front path. The Dragonsitter will have readers laughing out loud and begging for more adventures.

The Sultan's Tigers

The Sultan's Tigers Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Josh Lacey
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1849399743
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The tiger is yours and you must come to take him. His jaw and chest are covered with fine jewels, rubies and emeralds . . . You must bring yourself to India and find this tiger. Tom Trelawney discovers an incredible family secret. While serving as a soldier in India one of his ancestors stole and then hid a precious, jewel-encrusted tiger. The tiger is one of eight - all identical - that once surrounded the throne of a legendary sultan. Now a ruthless Indian billionaire is attempting to collect the full set - and only one is still missing . . . With his roguish Uncle Harvey in tow, Tom sets off to find this family treasure. But they're not the only people looking for it . . .

Island of Thieves

Island of Thieves Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Josh Lacey
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547822324
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"Only boring people get boredInteresting people can always find something to be interested in."Thats what Tom Trelawneys father says, anyway. Tom shouldnt have been interested in playing with matches but he was...bored. Now the shed is in ashes andstrange Uncle Harvey is the onlyone willing to have him stay while his parents vacation Tom soon discovers Harvey is going to South Americaon a treasure hunt and though nephews arent invited, he manages to tag along. Before its over hell drive a car, fire a gun and run for his life. Tom realizes that life may be about following the rules, but survival may be about breaking them.

The Dragonsitter to the Rescue

The Dragonsitter to the Rescue Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Josh Lacey
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316299170
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The Dragonsitter to the Rescue by Josh Lacey Summary

Eddie takes the dragons with him on his vacation to London, but it's not long before disaster strikes and both dragons go missing. From the Natural History Museum to the London Eye, through tube stations, hotels and the London Zoo, Eddie chases his dragons, hoping to avert disaster. Will he catch them before they cause a national catastrophe?

The Dragonsitter's Castle

The Dragonsitter's Castle Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Josh Lacey
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316299057
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The Dragonsitter's Castle by Josh Lacey Summary

Dear Uncle Morton: Your dragons are still here. They have eaten the entire contents of the fridge and most of the cans in the pantry too. Arthur also swallowed three spoons and the remote control. Mom says they will probably come out the other end, but I'm not really looking forward to that. --Eddie When Eddie takes Uncle Morton's dragons with him on Christmas vacation, it's not long before they're causing all sorts of mischief. Turns out, dragonsitting isn't getting any easier for Eddie. Throw in a castle, a sneezing dragon, and a big box of fireworks, and it looks like this trip might end with a bang! The Dragonsitter's Castle will have readers laughing out loud and begging for more high-flying adventures!

The Dragonsitter Takes Off

The Dragonsitter Takes Off Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Josh Lacey
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316299014
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The Dragonsitter Takes Off by Josh Lacey Summary

Book 2 in a fresh and funny chapter book series, told completely in emails, about the misadventures of Eddie and a naughty pet dragon! Dear Uncle Morton: Ziggy won't move from the linen closet. He still hasn't eaten a thing. I'm really quite worried about him. Eddie had thought that dragonsitting would be easy this time--until Ziggy disappears, only to be found in the linen closet, refusing to budge. Then, Eddie learns that his uncle's dragon has been keeping a big secret. The Dragonsitter Takes Off takes readers along on a high-flying ride that will have them begging for more adventures!

The Dragonsitter's Island

The Dragonsitter's Island Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Josh Lacey
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316299103
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The Dragonsitter's Island by Josh Lacey Summary

Book 4 in a fresh, funny chapter book series, told in a series of emails, about a boy named Eddie and two naughty pet dragons! Eddie is dragonsitting again, this time on Uncle Morton's island! As if the dragons weren't enough, there are some strange things afoot: the local sheep are disappearing, and Eddie swears he sees a mysterious creature in the lake (could it be the Loch Ness Monster??). It seems Eddie is in for a beastly surprise! This quirky, original series is a delight for young readers ready for a high-flying adventure.

The Dragonsitter's Party

The Dragonsitter's Party Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Josh Lacey
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316299146
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The Dragonsitter's Party by Josh Lacey Summary

It's Eddie's birthday and he's looking forward to a birthday party filled with fun, games and... dragons? Ziggy and Arthur are the unexpected guests, but their idea of a good time involves eating everything in sight and ruining the party magician's tricks. Is Eddie in for the wrong kind of birthday surprise? This quirky, original series is a delight for young readers ready for a high-flying adventure.

Lolly Luck

Lolly Luck Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ellie Daines
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1849399239
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Lolly Luck by Ellie Daines Summary

Lolly is Lolly Luck by name, lucky by nature. She always wins magazine competitions, on scratch cards and any game you can think of. But when Lolly's dad loses his job and then the family home, Lolly's luck starts to change. And when she overhears her parents arguing, she learns a secret that will change her life forever.

Space Blasters

Space Blasters Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Philip Caveney
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 184939654X
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Space Blasters by Philip Caveney Summary

The mysterious Mr Lazarus has helped Kip and his father completely change the fortunes of the small local cinema they own and run - but now Stephanie a local journalist is sniffing around, wanting to know how he's done it . . . With the launch party for the huge space adventure movie, Space Blasters, approaching, Kip is desperate to keep Stephanie away. But when Mr Lazarus himself ends up stuck inside the film at the mercy of the evil Emperor Zarkan, Kip has no choice. He has to go in after him - to a galaxy far, far away . . .

Garlic and Sapphires

Garlic and Sapphires Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ruth Reichl
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101163348
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Garlic and Sapphires by Ruth Reichl Summary

GARLIC AND SAPPHIRES is Ruth Reichl's riotous account of the many disguises she employs to dine anonymously. There is her stint as Molly Hollis, a frumpy blond with manicured nails and an off-beige Armani suit that Ruth takes on when reviewing Le Cirque. The result: her famous double review of the restaurant: first she ate there as Molly; and then as she was coddled and pampered on her visit there as Ruth, New York Times food critic. What is even more remarkable about Reichl's spy games is that as she takes on these various disguises, she finds herself changed not just superficially, but in character as well. She gives a remarkable account of how one's outer appearance can very much influence one's inner character, expectations, and appetites. As she writes, "Every restaurant is a theater . . . even the modest restaurants offer the opportunity to become someone else, at least for a little while." GARLIC AND SAPPHIRES is a reflection on personal identity and role playing in the decadent, epicurean theaters of the restaurant world.

The Snow Merchant

The Snow Merchant Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sam Gayton
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1448187516
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The Snow Merchant by Sam Gayton Summary

This new edition has artwork from award-winning illustrator Chris Riddell. Lettie Peppercorn lives in a house on stilts near the wind-swept coast of Albion. Nothing incredible has ever happened to her, until one winter's night, when the night the Snow Merchant comes. He claims to be an alchemist - the greatest that ever lived - and in his suitcase, he carries his newest invention: snow. 'A tale of self discovery, family and friendship...an inventive and accomplished debut' - Independent on Sunday 'A delightful debut...full of action and invention' - The Sunday Times 'A germ of JK and a pinch of Pullman' - TES

The Secret Detectives

The Secret Detectives Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ella Risbridger
Editor: Nosy Crow
ISBN: 1788006011
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The Secret Detectives by Ella Risbridger Summary

A gripping, beautifully written historical mystery, from an incredible new voice in children's fiction. The body seemed to fall for a long time. There was no splash, or if there was it was lost in the waves. Isobel was frozen to the spot for a moment - and then her common sense caught up with her, and she stepped back quickly into the shadows. When Isobel Petty is orphaned, she finds herself being taken away from her home in India and sent to live with a distant uncle in England. On board the S.S. Marianna, she witnesses a shocking act - somebody being thrown overboard in the middle in the night. But when the ship's captain insists that nobody is missing, Isobel and her two new reluctant friends must solve two mysteries - the identities of both the murderer and the victim - before they reach England and the culprit has the chance to escape. Inspired by The Secret Garden and the golden age of crime writing, The Secret Detectives is perfect for fans of Robin Stevens and Katherine Rundell. "A thoroughly entertaining mystery and a heartening story of friendship. I loved it." - Katherine Woodfine, author of The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow

The League of Unexceptional Children

The League of Unexceptional Children Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gitty Daneshvari
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 031640571X
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The League of Unexceptional Children by Gitty Daneshvari Summary

Are you average? Normal? Forgettable? If so, the League of Unexceptional Children is for you! This first book in a hilarious new adventure series is for anyone who's struggled to be noticed in a sea of above-average overachievers. What is the League of Unexceptional Children? I'm glad you asked. You didn't ask? Well, you would have eventually and I hate to waste time. The League of Unexceptional Children is a covert network that uses the nation's most average, normal, and utterly unexceptional children as spies. Why the average kids? Why not the brainiacs? Or the beauty queens? Or the jocks? It's simple: People remember them. But not the unexceptionals. They are the forgotten ones. Until now!

The 100-Year-Old Secret

The 100-Year-Old Secret Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tracy Barrett
Editor: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 9781429930499
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The 100-Year-Old Secret by Tracy Barrett Summary

What if you inherited Sherlock Holmes's book of unsolved cases? Xena and Xander Holmes have just discovered they're related to Sherlock Holmes and have inherited his unsolved casebook! The siblings set out to solve the cases their famous ancestor couldn't, starting with the mystery of a prized painting that vanished more than a hundred years ago. Can two smart twenty-first-century kids succeed where Sherlock Holmes could not? Modern technology meets the classic detective story in The 100-Year-Old Secret, the first in Tracy Barrett's terrific new mystery series that will intrigue young sleuths everywhere!

Walking in Circles Before Lying Down

Walking in Circles Before Lying Down Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Merrill Markoe
Editor: Villard
ISBN: 1588365654
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Walking in Circles Before Lying Down by Merrill Markoe Summary

Dawn Tarnauer’s life isn’t exactly a success story. Already twice divorced, the young Californian is too busy job-hopping to start a career, her current boyfriend insists on living “off the grid,” her Life Coach sister perpetually interferes with incomprehensible affirmations, her eccentric mother is busy promoting the culmination of her life’s work: The Every Holiday Tree, and her father is ending his brief third marriage while scheduling two dates for the same night. Dawn’s only source of security and comfort, it seems, is Chuck, a pit-bull mix from the pound. So, when her boyfriend announces that he’s leaving her for another woman, a despairing Dawn turns to Chuck for solace. “I should have said something sooner,” Chuck confides, as he tries to console her. “Couldn’t you smell her on his pants?” Dawn is stunned. It’s one thing to talk to your pets, but what do you do when they start talking back? It’s not just Chuck, either; she can hear all dogs–and man’s best friend has a lot to say. The ever-enthusiastic Chuck offers his tried-and-true advice on the merits of knocking over garbage and strewing it everywhere, auxiliary competitive peeing etiquette, and the curative powers of tossing a ball. Doubtful of her own sanity, Dawn considers that, in the ways of life and love, it might be better to trust Chuck’s doggie instincts instead of her own. Filled with sharp wit, biting humor, and canine conversation that would make Doctor Dolittle’s jaw drop, Merrill Markoe’s engaging, cleverly written novel is about the confusing search for love and the divine acts of dog.


Haunted Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Susan Cooper,Joseph Delaney,Berlie Doherty,Jamila Gavin,Matt Haig,Robin Jarvis,Derek Landy,Sam Llewellyn,Mal Peet,Philip Reeve,Eleanor Updale
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1849398933
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Haunted by Susan Cooper,Joseph Delaney,Berlie Doherty,Jamila Gavin,Matt Haig,Robin Jarvis,Derek Landy,Sam Llewellyn,Mal Peet,Philip Reeve,Eleanor Updale Summary

Derek Landy, Philip Reeve, Joseph Delaney, Susan Cooper, Eleanor Updale, Jamila Gavin, Mal Peet, Matt Haig, Berlie Doherty, Robin Jarvis and Sam Llewellyn have come together to bring you eleven ghost stories: from a ghost walk around York; to a drowned boy, who's determined to find someone to play with; to a lost child trapped in a mirror, ready to pull you in; to devilish creatures, waiting with bated breath for their next young victim; to an ancient woodland reawakened. Some will make you scream, some will make you shiver, but all will haunt you gently long after you've put the book down.

Bobbsey Twins 04: Mystery at School

Bobbsey Twins 04: Mystery at School Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Laura Lee Hope
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101075902
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Bobbsey Twins 04: Mystery at School by Laura Lee Hope Summary

Bert has been selected to help the school principal run a small museum at the school. But on opening day, the museum's most valuable statue goes missing and the twins must help find it.

The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas!

The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas! Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tom Fletcher,Dougie Poynter
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481498738
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The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas! by Tom Fletcher,Dougie Poynter Summary

Danny and Dino celebrate Christmas in the latest Dinosaur That Pooped story by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter of the English pop punk group McFly. Danny wants everything for Christmas. But what he gets is a dinosaur, a very hungry dinosaur. Danny’s new dino eats up all of Christmas, but as we all know, what goes in must come out. Danny is about to have the most explosive Christmas of his life! There’s poop, presents, and prehistoric creatures in this festive feast! With a strong moral about the dangers of being greedy, The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas! is sure to be become a modern Christmas classic.

Armadillo and Hare

Armadillo and Hare Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jeremy Strong
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 133860838X
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Armadillo and Hare by Jeremy Strong Summary

In the tradition of Cynthia Rylant and Arnold Lobel comes an utterly charming, hilarious, and heartfelt story of unlikely animal friendship and the differences in all of us, told with wit and wisdom.

Grk Undercover: Two Novels

Grk Undercover: Two Novels Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joshua Doder
Editor: Delacorte Press
ISBN: 0307982211
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Grk Undercover: Two Novels by Joshua Doder Summary

In Grk Takes Revenge, Tim and his intrepid dog Grk rush off to Paris to protect their friend Max, who has gone there to confront an evil dictator. In Grk Down Under, Tim travels to Australia to rescue Grk, who gets caught in the middle of a hostage situation. Exotic locales and action-packed adventures will keep readers turning the pages and cheering on these unlikely heroes!

The Story Cure

The Story Cure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Susan Elderkin,Ella Berthoud
Editor: Canongate Books
ISBN: 1782115285
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The Story Cure by Susan Elderkin,Ella Berthoud Summary

The stories that shape our children's lives are too important to be left to chance. With The Story Cure, bibliotherapists Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin have put together the perfect manual for grown-ups who want to initiate young readers into one of life's greatest pleasures. There's a remedy for every hiccup and heartache, whether it's between the covers of a picture book, a pop-up book, or a YA novel. You'll find old favourites like The Borrowers and The Secret Garden alongside modern soon-to-be classics by Michael Morpurgo, Malorie Blackman and Frank Cottrell-Boyce, as well as helpful lists of the right reads to fuel any obsession - from dogs or dinosaurs, space or spies. Wise and witty, The Story Cure will help any small person you know through the trials and tribulations of growing up, and help you fill their bookshelves with adventure, insight and a lifetime of fun.

Get Those Guys Reading! Fiction and Series Books that Boys Will Love

Get Those Guys Reading! Fiction and Series Books that Boys Will Love Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kathleen A. Baxter,Marcia Agness Kochel
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 159884847X
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Get Those Guys Reading! Fiction and Series Books that Boys Will Love by Kathleen A. Baxter,Marcia Agness Kochel Summary

Want to identify fiction books that boys in grades three through nine will find irresistible? This guide reveals dozens of worthwhile recommendations in categories ranging from adventure stories and sports novels to horror, humorous, and science fiction books.

Booktalking Around the World: Great Global Reads for Ages 9–14

Booktalking Around the World: Great Global Reads for Ages 9–14 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sonja Cole
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598846140
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Booktalking Around the World: Great Global Reads for Ages 9–14 by Sonja Cole Summary

This text contains convenient, ready-to-go booktalks for contemporary fiction and nonfiction books set in every continent around the globe, useful for librarians and other educators of grades three through nine. • Contains 194 booktalks that will motivate kids to read • All booktalk selections are conveniently indexed by country • Each section provides additional booktalk suggestions with an annotated list of related books

The Dragonsitter: Trick or Treat?

The Dragonsitter: Trick or Treat? Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Josh Lacey
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316555800
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The Dragonsitter: Trick or Treat? by Josh Lacey Summary

Dragons plus Halloween equal mayhem in the seventh book of the hilarious, high-flying Dragonsitter series! Halloween night is full of strange creatures: witches, vampires, ghosts - and dragons! Eddie and Emily take their uncle's pet dragons trick-or-treating. But the dragons have quite the sweet tooth, and it's not long before things go ghoulishly wrong! Told all in emails, the Dragonsitter chapter book series will have readers laughing out loud and begging for more!

The Story Maker Motivator

The Story Maker Motivator Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Frances Dickens
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1351371681
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The Story Maker Motivator by Frances Dickens Summary

The Story Maker Motivator is an inspiring resource for educators and anyone else aiming to help secondary school pupils write and think creatively. Based on tried and tested activities and approaches first presented in the authors' award-winning book for primary schools, this is a unique collection of classroom materials. "If I was Head of English I would definitely use it. It is packed with ideas, there are so many lessons a teacher could get out of it. It is different from anything I have seen." Roger Mason retired Head Teacher of Backwell Secondary School, Bristol. Topics covered include narrative planning, beginnings, cliffhangers, suspense hooks, endings, objects, characters, feelings, settings, speech and sound, descriptive story elements and thesauruses. Other key features include: - a mixture of photos, illustrations, and scenarios to inspire creativity; - sample plans to help you devise stimulating lessons; - a CD ROM containing printable versions of activities and lesson plans. Suitable for English teachers, student teachers, EFL teachers, special needs teachers, learning support teachers and parents working at home with their children, this wide-ranging resource provides a unique approach to broadening writing and thinking skills. You may also be interested in the award-winning book for primary schools by the same author: The Story Maker.

A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages

A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Carl Darling Buck
Editor: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022622886X
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A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages by Carl Darling Buck Summary

Originally published in 1949 and appearing now for the first time in a paperbound edition, Buck's Dictionary remains an indispensable tool for diachronic analysis of the Indo-European languages. Arranged according to the meaning of words, the work contains more than 1,000 groupings of synonyms from the principal Indo-European languages. Buck first tabulates the words describing a particular concept and then discusses their etymological and semantic history, tracing changes in meaning of the root words as well as presenting cases indicating which of the older forms have been replaced by expressions of colloquial or foreign origin.

The Whip Hand

The Whip Hand Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Victor Canning
Editor: Canelo
ISBN: 1800324200
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The Whip Hand by Victor Canning Summary

The thrilling first novel in the classic Rex Carver mysteries, from the author of The Rainbird Pattern. Meet Rex Carver, the suave and laconic 1960s London private investigator. It starts with an easy job: Carver agrees to track down a German au pair, Katerina Saxmann, who has gone missing in Brighton. But when the security services show up at his apartment within hours of him accepting the assignment, he realises there is far more going on. As the search leads Carver around the pleasure spots of Europe, the investigation, and his feelings for Katerina, get more complicated. But when a spectre from the continent’s past rears its head, Rex realises he might be in too deep... With cut-glass dialogue and panache in spades, Rex Carver is the James Bond of private investigators, perfect for fans of John le Carré and Ian Fleming. Praise for Victor Canning ‘Mr Canning’s inventiveness never flags for a moment’ Daily Telegraph

Книга как лекарство для детей

Книга как лекарство для детей Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Элла Берту,Сьюзен Элдеркин
Editor: Litres
ISBN: 5041192332
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Книга как лекарство для детей by Элла Берту,Сьюзен Элдеркин Summary

Выбор книги для ребенка – дело слишком важное, чтобы положиться на волю случая. Опытные библиотерапевты Элла Берту и Сьюзен Элдеркин создали своеобразный «литературный лечебник», чтобы помочь неравнодушным мамам, папам, бабушкам и дедушкам находить для детей те самые книги. Этот оригинальный медицинский справочник предлагает «книжную микстуру» практически для любого недуга – будь то аллергия, запор, боязнь подкроватных монстров, интернет-зависимость, развод родителей, переживания из-за переезда или разлука с друзьями... Среди лечебных средств – и хорошо знакомая классика, и новинки мировой детской и юношеской литературы. Незаменимая книга для родителей, которые любят читать и хотят привить эту любовь своим детям. В формате pdf сохранен издательский дизайн.


故事藥方:不想洗澡、愛滑手機、失戀了怎麼辦……給孩子與青少年的閱讀指南 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: 艾拉‧柏素德(Ella Berthoud)、蘇珊‧艾爾德金(Susan Elderkin)
Editor: 小麥田
ISBN: 6267000486
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故事藥方:不想洗澡、愛滑手機、失戀了怎麼辦……給孩子與青少年的閱讀指南 by 艾拉‧柏素德(Ella Berthoud)、蘇珊‧艾爾德金(Susan Elderkin) Summary

啟動自主學習力 第1部為0~15歲孩子準備的書單書 386個成長過程中會遇到的疑難雜症 1141本繪本、章節書、青少年小說,從經典到現代作品最完整蒐集 無論是坐不住、霸凌、不想上學……故事裡都有藥方可解! 獻給下一代的閱讀指南、成長路上的教養書單 兒童文學研究者、教養專家、書店職人齊聲推薦 林美琴 作家、閱讀教育研究暨培訓講師 邱景墩 戀風草青少年書房店長 陳安儀 親子教育專欄作家 陳培瑜 凱風卡瑪兒童書店創辦人 黃筱茵 兒童文學工作者 葉嘉青 臺灣師範大學講師、臺灣閱讀協會理事 劉鳳芯 國立中興大學外文系副教授 賴嘉綾 「在地合作社」繪本職人 羅怡君 親職溝通作家 故事,帶我們踏上未知的國度, 故事,陪伴我們度過艱難的時刻, 故事,幫助我們享受人生,也忍受人生。 姆米、彼得潘、野獸國……有故事的陪伴,成長不孤單! 在「很久很久以前」和「從此過著幸福、快樂的日子」之間,有個我們都去過的地方,那兒出了好多稀奇古怪、妙不可言的事,我們可以騎在恐龍的背上、前往巧克力工廠、被一隻獾撫養長大,或是一轉身就到了原始山洞……不可思議的故事世界! 本書寫給為孩子挑書的大人,包括父母、爺爺奶奶、乾爹乾媽、教師、圖書館員──以及所有關心孩子的大人,幫助大人辨認出孩子成長過程中各種疑難雜症,也體會孩子會遇到的各種困境與心情。對孩子來說,若是有師長認同自己面對的難題,並且「在適當的時間點送上一本正好需要的故事」,能為他們解解成長過程中遇到的苦,感到自己並不孤單。 易怒────看《祕密花園》兩位易怒體質的主角如何蛻變 坐不住───訓練邊看書邊搖呼拉圈的特技 睡不著───在失眠的夜晚跟《湯姆的午夜花園》一起時空穿越 調皮搗蛋──看《野獸國》裡的阿奇徹底撒野然後回航 初戀────先建立好初吻、第一次性行為需要的所有常識 話太多───遞一本《奇先生妙小姐系列之嘮叨小姐》加以暗示 丟三落四──讀《借物少女艾莉緹》想像弄丟的東西去了哪裡 寵壞了───請羅德‧達爾《巧克力冒險工廠》的角色示範下場 獨生子───看姆米一家如何敞開雙臂交朋友 不想長大──和《彼得潘》一起飛向不用長大的永無島 兩位作者蘇珊‧艾爾德金與艾拉‧柏素德是英國知名「人生學校」(The School of Life)特聘的「書目治療師」,整理出現代孩子經常遇到的難題,也包括家長不知如何開口討論的話題,例如性經驗、性傾向、霸凌、網路成癮者、閱讀障礙……任何成長過程中會碰上的煩惱,都可以從本書中抓出戳中痛點笑點淚點的故事藥方。 本書特色  AZ索引:針對現代孩子成長過程中會遇到的疑難雜症,列出386條症狀,開出1141本書單。索引方便,一本在手,隨時查閱。  提供分齡書單:依「6歲以下的繪本」、「5至8歲的初階讀本」、「8至12歲的章節書」、「12歲以上的青少年小說」提供分齡參考。當然,也歡迎自由悠遊於各類圖書。類型多元,也包括翻翻書、立體書、無字書、圖像小說。選材包羅經典書和現代作品,提供成長路上最完備的書單。  13帖「閱讀藥方」:針對閱讀路上常遇到的難題打強心針,像是坐不住、太被動、只想看電影版……等等。  十大主題書單:針對特別的主題提供十大書單,包括十本理解自閉症之書單、十本關於霸凌的童書、十本被動讀者書單、十本給青少年探索愛與性的書單等。

Diachronic Studies in Romance Linguistics

Diachronic Studies in Romance Linguistics Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mario Saltarelli,Dieter Wanner
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Austral English

Austral English Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Edward Ellis Morris
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"Austral English" by Edward Ellis Morris. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Campfire Cooking in Another World with My Absurd Skill: Volume 1

Campfire Cooking in Another World with My Absurd Skill: Volume 1 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ren Eguchi
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Mukouda Tsuyoshi was nothing special in modern Japan, so when he was summoned to a world of swordplay and sorcery, he thought he was ready for the adventure of a lifetime. Too bad the kingdom that summoned him only got him by mistake! Not only was he not one of the three summoned heroes, but his stats were laughable compared to theirs. On top of that, there's something really sketchy about this kingdom... "Ah, these people are the kind to try and use the Hero," he realized, and immediately left to make his own way in this other world. The only thing Mukouda can rely on is his unique skill: the "Online Supermarket," a skill that allows him to buy modern goods in a fantasy world. It's useless for combat, but if he plays his cards right, he could lead a comfortable life, maybe? At least, that's what Mukouda thinks, but it turns out modern food bought with this skill has some absurd effects! What happens when Mukouda introduces ridiculously tasty modern cooking to a fantasy world like this? He gets some ridiculous repeat customers begging for more...!

Cells, Tissues, and Disease

Cells, Tissues, and Disease Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Guido Majno,Isabelle Joris
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This book lays out the principles of general pathology for biomedical researchers, grad students, medical students, and physicians, with elegance and deep insight. Disease processes are explained in the light of malfunctions at the cellular level, offering a rich understanding of the clinical correlates of all aspects of fundamental cellular physiology and basic biomedicine. The book has been fully revised and updated to present a current but deep understanding of disease states at the cell and tissue levels - cellular pathology, inflammation, immunopathology vascular disturbance, and tumor biology.

Crime Classification Manual

Crime Classification Manual Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Douglas,Ann W. Burgess,Allen G. Burgess,Robert K. Ressler
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Praise for Crime Classification Manual "The very first book by and for criminal justice professionalsin the major case fields. . . . The skills, techniques, andproactive approaches offered are creatively concrete and worthy ofreplication across the country. . . . Heartily recommended forthose working in the 'front line' of major caseinvestigation." —John B. Rabun Jr., ACSW, Executive Vice President and ChiefOperating Officer, National Center for Missing and ExploitedChildren "[CCM] is an outstanding resource for students pursuing forensicscience degrees. It provides critical information on major crimes,which improve the user's ability to assess and evaluate." —Paul Thomas Clements, PhD, APRN-BC, CGS, DF-IAFN DrexelUniversity Forensic Healthcare Program The landmark book standardizing the language, terminology,and classifications used throughout the criminal justicesystem Arranged according to the primary intent of the criminal, theCrime Classification Manual, Third Edition features thelanguage, terms, and classifications the criminal justice systemand allied fields use as they work to protect society from criminalbehavior. Coauthored by a pioneer of modern profiling and featuring newcoverage of wrongful convictions and false confessions, theThird Edition: Tackles new areas affected by globalization and newtechnologies, including human trafficking and internationallycoordinated cybercrimes Expands discussion of border control, The Bureau of Alcohol,Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and Homeland Security Addresses the effects of ever-evolving technology on thecommission and detection of crime The definitive text in this field, Crime ClassificationManual, Third Edition is written for law enforcement personnel,mental health professionals, forensic scientists, and thoseprofessionals whose work requires an understanding of criminalbehavior and detection.

Modern Paladin

Modern Paladin Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Victor Matthews PhD
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An instant classic, Modern Paladin (a holy warrior for todays world) combines the best of Bible commentary and church-leader discipleship. This work is as comprehensive and detailed as any program for leadership development could be. It begins with the discovery that the ancient city of Ephesus is the only church location to receive both an epistle from Paul and a letter in Revelations. This city and church are proven to be perfect representatives of the modern church and a line-by-line analysis of Ephesians uncovers over a hundred bullet-point lessons for modern church leaders. This in-depth commentary then evolves into an actual system, the modern paladin system, wherein a reader can analyze themselves, their small groups, and even whole churches, with an eye toward the biblical lessons of leadership. Absolutely required reading for any church leader that wants to improve or any scholar or student that wants to know more about Ephesians or what the Bible has to say about leadership. Dive in and discover how you can strengthen yourself, your small groups, and your church, striving through the Word of God to become a modern paladin!

Green River, Running Red

Green River, Running Red Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ann Rule
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In the most extraordinary book Ann Rule has ever undertaken, America's master of true crime has spent more than two decades researching the story of the Green River Killer, who murdered more than forty-nine young women. The quest to discover the most prolific serial killer in American history has been an intimate part of Ann Rule's life, with some of the corpses found only a mile or so from where she lived and raised her own daughters. She did not know the killer, but he apparently knew her and attended many of her book signings. For twenty-one years, the killer carried out his self-described "career" as a killing machine, ridding the world of women he considered evil. His eerie ability to lure his victims to their deaths and hide their bodies made him far more dangerous than any infamous multiple murderer in the annals of crime. A few men -- including a law student, a truck painter, and a taxi driver -- eventually emerged as the prime suspects among an unprecedented forty thousand scrutinized by the Green River Task Force. Still, there was no physical evidence linking any of them to the murders until 2001, when investigators used a new DNA process on a saliva sample they had preserved since 1987, with stunning results. Ann Rule has followed the case since July 1982, when the first body -- that of teenager Wendy Lee Coffield -- was found in the Green River, snagged on pilings under a bridge. Rule has compiled voluminous files, working through an incredible 95,000 pages of official police records, transcripts, photographs, and maps, winnowing out the chaff and identifying what is truly important. Over the years, she gained unparalleled access to all the key players -- from King County Sheriff Dave Reichert to those close to the killer and his victims. When finally apprehended and convicted, the killer made a detailed confession -- of his twisted sexual obsessions -- that will shock even the most jaded reader. Green River, Running Red is a harrowing account of a modern monster, a killer who walked among us undetected. It is also the story of his quarry -- of who these young girls were, and who they might have become. A chilling look at the darkest side of human nature, this is the most important and most personal book of Ann Rule's long career.

Civilizations of the Supernatural

Civilizations of the Supernatural Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Fabrizio Conti
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Civilizations of the Supernatural: Witchcraft, Ritual, and Religious Experience in Late Antique, Medieval, and Renaissance Traditions brings together thirteen scholars of late-antique, medieval, and renaissance traditions who discuss magic, religious experience, ritual, and witch-beliefs with the aim of reflecting on the relationship between man and the supernatural. The content of the volume is intriguingly diverse and includes late antique traditions covering erotic love magic, Hellenistic-Egyptian astrology, apotropaic rituals, early Christian amulets, and astrological amulets; medieval traditions focusing on the relationships between magic and disbelief, pagan magic and Christian culture, as well as witchcraft and magic in Britain, Scandinavian sympathetic graphophagy, superstition in sermon literature; and finally Renaissance traditions revolving around Agrippan magic, witchcraft in Shakespeare's Macbeth, and a Biblical toponym related to the Friulan Benandanti's visionary experiences. These varied topics reflect the multifaceted ways through which men aimed to establish relationships with the supernatural in diverse cultural traditions, and for different purposes, between Late Antiquity and the Renaissance. These ways eventually contributed to shaping the civilizations of the supernatural or those peculiar patterns which helped men look at themselves through the mirror of their own amazement of being in this world.

Revival: A Tibetan-English Dictionary (1934)

Revival: A Tibetan-English Dictionary (1934) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Heinrich August Jaeschke
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This work represents a new and thoroughly revised edition of a Tibetan-German Dictionary, which appeared in a lithographed form between the years 1871 and 1876.

An Anglo-Saxon dictionary

An Anglo-Saxon dictionary Pdf/ePub eBook Author: T.N. Toller
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An Anglo-Saxon dictionary: based on the manuscript collections of the late Joseph Bosworth. Supplement

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