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Paper Dragon

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Everybody says I look good on paper. I was adopted into the Winslow dragon clan, with their boatloads of status and wealth. I’m built like a superhero. I have loyal friends and a thriving surveillance business. Only, there’s so much more to my story. My parents are hellbent on mating me to a high society dragon. But the truth is I’m damaged goods. I’m twenty-nine, and my dragon form is stuck in adolescence. I have no wings, I’m afraid to use my magic, and not even my best friend knows I’ve never had a lover. Before I can consider marriage, I need to get back to the Ukrainian orphanage and figure out what the hell happened to me when I was a kid. But nothing’s ever simple. The orphanage sits dead center in the Transcarpathian Mountains--and any Magical who dares approach risks losing their powers to the Dragon King. Can I find the answers that release my wings, or will I become just another sacrifice to the Dragon King’s insatiable appetite? ◆◆◆ Paper Dragon is the first book in the Shifters in the Underlands series, which is set in the same universe as the Sister Witches Urban Fantasy Series and the Calliope Jones novels. The reading order is: ◆ Paper Dragon ◆ Blood Dragon ◆ Moon Dragon

Paper Dragon

Paper Dragon Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Coralie Moss
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Everybody says I look good on paper. I was adopted into the Winslow dragon clan, with their boatloads of status and wealth. I’m built like a superhero. I have loyal friends and a thriving surveillance business. Only, there’s so much more to my story. My parents are hellbent on mating me to a high society dragon. But the truth is I’m damaged goods. I’m twenty-nine, and my dragon form is stuck in adolescence. I have no wings, I’m afraid to use my magic, and not even my best friend knows I’ve never had a lover. Before I can consider marriage, I need to get back to the Ukrainian orphanage and figure out what the hell happened to me when I was a kid. But nothing’s ever simple. The orphanage sits dead center in the Transcarpathian Mountains--and any Magical who dares approach risks losing their powers to the Dragon King. Can I find the answers that release my wings, or will I become just another sacrifice to the Dragon King’s insatiable appetite? ◆◆◆ Paper Dragon is the first book in the Shifters in the Underlands series, which is set in the same universe as the Sister Witches Urban Fantasy Series and the Calliope Jones novels. The reading order is: ◆ Paper Dragon ◆ Blood Dragon ◆ Moon Dragon

Raggedy Ann and the Paper Dragon - Illustrated by Johnny Gruelle

Raggedy Ann and the Paper Dragon - Illustrated by Johnny Gruelle Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Johnny Gruelle
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'Raggedy Ann and the Paper Dragon' is written and illustrated by Johnny Gruelle. Gruelle (1880 - 1930), was an American artist and political cartoonist, as well as a children's book illustrator and author. The books of 'The Raggedy Ann Series' all feature their central protagonist, with red yarn for hair and a triangle nose - charting her considerable adventures. Gruelle created Raggedy Ann for his daughter, Marcella, when she brought him an old hand-made rag doll. He drew a face on it, and from his bookshelf, pulled a book of poems by James Whitcomb Riley, combining the names of two poems, 'The Raggedy Man' and 'Little Orphant Annie.' From this moment on, the much-loved children's series went from strength to strength. Sought after by collectors, this re-printed edition showcases Gruelle's original text, further enhanced by his wonderful colour drawings, in order that the two may be fully appreciated by young and old alike.

Benjamin Forrest and the Bay of Paper Dragons

Benjamin Forrest and the Bay of Paper Dragons Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Chris Ward
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Benjamin Forrest and the Bay of Paper Dragons by Chris Ward Summary

The new Young Adult Time Travel Fantasy Series for fans of Harry Potter: At the end of everything is a new beginning.... Desperate to escape the strange world of Endinfinium, Benjamin Forrest heads for the source of the Great Junk River, searching for an old explorer who disappeared many years before. The rest of the students, meanwhile, head to a study camp at the Bay of Paper Dragons, where they will find everything not as they imagined, and danger lurking everywhere, even from within their own ranks ... Benjamin Forrest is the Harry Potter for a new generation, and ENDINFINIUM the series Young Adult Fantasy fans have been waiting for. Chris Ward is the critically acclaimed author of the dystopian Tube Riders series.

Lord of Ten Thousand Years

Lord of Ten Thousand Years Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sidney Chan
Editor: Archway Publishing
ISBN: 1480817287
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Lord of Ten Thousand Years by Sidney Chan Summary

This is the story of a power-hungry woman who almost brought down a country destined to become a superpower. Tzu-hsithe empress dowager of the Manchu dynastymanipulated her way into the heart of the palace almost a century and a half ago, using her charm, looks, and intellect to get what she wanted. It wasnt long before she was hiding in the Summer Palace in Peking, running the government behind the curtain and scheming to grow her power at the emperors expense. But when foreign intervention and internal strife combined to threaten her empire, she enlisted the help of a devious eunuch and resorted to extreme tactics to deal with the crisis. The emperor sought help from the intelligentsia in a bid to stay in charge and reform the government, but he made a critical mistake by placing his trust in an ambitious general who had the power to ruin everything. Filled with colorful imagery, forbidden liaisons, sneaky maneuverings, heroes, and villains, this novel tells how one woman sought to rise to the pinnacle of power in a male-dominated societyand how a dedicated emperor tried to stop her.

Origami Dragons Ebook

Origami Dragons Ebook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marc Kirschenbaum
Editor: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 146292204X
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Origami Dragons Ebook by Marc Kirschenbaum Summary

Origami folders and dragon enthusiasts, rejoice! Origami Dragons Kit by master origami artist Marc Kirschenbaum shows you how to fold 10 incredible paper dragon models. This unique collection contains a wide range of Asian and Western dragons, both winged and serpentine. Each one is based on dragon folklore and pop culture from around the world, including the Wyvern—a cousin of the dragon that appears in Dungeons and Dragons and Game of Thrones This book contains detailed, full-color instructions with easy-to-follow diagrams, as well as accompanying online folding videos. Here are just some of the dragon models included in this kit: The Fairy Dragon — A miniature magical dragon with distinctive, butterfly-like wings The Lindwyrm — A sinewy, undulating monster The Rearing Dragon — This formidable apex predator is the most difficult model to fold — tackle this after you've completed the others The Dragon Hatchling — They're cute at this age, but watch your fingertips — and keep an eye out for mama! Plus many more! These 3-D creatures are fun to fold and collect, display on your shelf and share with friends. They may look dangerous, but they eat surprisingly few villagers!

Paper Dragons

Paper Dragons Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Walden Bello
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1786995980
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Paper Dragons by Walden Bello Summary

Emerging relatively unscathed from the banking crisis of 2008, China has been viewed as a model of both rampant success and fiscal stability. But beneath the surface lies a network of fissures that look likely to erupt into the next big financial crash. A bloated real-estate sector, roller-coaster stock market, and rapidly growing shadow-banking sector have all coalesced to create a perfect storm: one that is in danger of taking the rest of the world's economy with it. Walden Bello traces our recent history of financial crises – from the bursting of Japan's 'bubble economy' in 1990 to Wall Street in 2008 – taking in their political and human ramifications such as rising inequality and environmental degradation. He not only predicts that China might be the site of the next crash, but that under neoliberalism this will simply keep happening. The only way that we can stop this cycle, Bello argues, is through a fundamental change in the ways that we organise: a shift to cooperative enterprise, respectful of the environment, and which fractures the twin legacies of imperialism and capitalism. Insightful, erudite and passionate, Paper Dragons is a must-read for anyone wishing to prevent the next financial meltdown.

World Cultures Through Art Activities

World Cultures Through Art Activities Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dindy Robinson
Editor: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 1563082713
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World Cultures Through Art Activities by Dindy Robinson Summary

Presents hundreds of art activities aimed at teaching students K-3 about Africa, Australia, the British Isles, China, Egypt, France, Greece, Hawaii, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Native Americans, the Netherlands, Russia, and Scandinavia.

Your Memory

Your Memory Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kenneth L. Higbee, Ph.D.
Editor: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN: 0738212970
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Your Memory by Kenneth L. Higbee, Ph.D. Summary

Do you want to stop forgetting appointments, birthdays, and other important dates? Work more efficiently at your job? Study less and get better grades? Remember the names and faces of people you meet? The good news is that it's all possible. Your Memory will help to expand your memory abilities beyond what you thought possible. Dr. Higbee reveals how simple techniques, like the Link, Loci, Peg, and Phonetic systems, can be incorporated into your everyday life and how you can also use these techniques to learn foreign languages faster than you thought possible, remember details you would have otherwise forgotten, and overcome general absentmindedness. Higbee also includes sections on aging and memory and the latest information on the use of mnemonics.

Raggedy Ann and Johnny Gruelle

Raggedy Ann and Johnny Gruelle Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Hall, Patricia
Editor: Pelican Publishing
ISBN: 9781455610846
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Flying Dragons Paper Airplane Ebook

Flying Dragons Paper Airplane Ebook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sam Ita,Paul Frasco
Editor: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462919375
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Flying Dragons Paper Airplane Ebook by Sam Ita,Paul Frasco Summary

Fill the skies with your very own collection of colorful 3D dragons! This paper airplane book features a fabulous variety of dragon-themed paper planes—each with a unique form and flight characteristics. The full-color instructions provide step-by-step folding instructions for each model and "dragon mastery tips" to help you coax the best performance from each airplane. Folding these fun and challenging planes is a great activity for brain gymnastics! This book includes 12 exciting dragons, including: The Chinese Dragon, a front-weighted dart that covers distance at an alarming rate! The Fighter Dragon, a fanciful dinosaur-cyborg warplane! The Swoop Dragon, an aerobatic performer that can turn on you if you're not careful! The Flying Shark, a menacing glider that patrols the skies in search of its prey! And many other impressive flying dragons! This paper airplane kit includes: 48 printable paper airplane folding sheets A 64 page full-color instruction book 12 original dragon-themed paper airplane designs **Winner of Creative Child Magazine 2018 Book of the Year Award**

Kites for Everyone

Kites for Everyone Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Margaret Greger
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486318001
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Kites for Everyone by Margaret Greger Summary

Easy-to-follow illustrated instructions show how to create more than 50 awesome, airborne objects — everything from simple bag kites to Vietnamese, Snake, Dutch, Dragon, Bullet, Delta, and Flowform flyers.

Immortal Primordial World

Immortal Primordial World Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Hui Zhou
Editor: Funstory
ISBN: 164975311X
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Immortal Primordial World by Hui Zhou Summary

Creation Immortal Emperor: Immortal Emperor Sky Tyrant has been dead for ten thousand years, no one can defeat him. With a single sword strike, Heaven and Earth will be destroyed. The Heavenly Emperor of Wei was extremely talented, his Eight Devils Mysterious Eyes overlooked the ancient river, and his killing power was the highest in the world. Meng Xuan, is killing them a small task? Meng Xuan: I can't say it was a small matter, right? That would seem too arrogant. Interesting, right? There were 3,000 great Daos, 100,000 Planets, and various types of Chosen vying for the Emperor's Road. ... 

The Dragon and the Stars

The Dragon and the Stars Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Derwin Mak,Eric Choi
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101187387
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The Dragon and the Stars by Derwin Mak,Eric Choi Summary

An all-new anthology of Chinese culture-inspired science fiction This unique collection of science fiction tales demonstrates the diversity of the Chinese experience around the world, merging China's rich heritage with new traditions, offering North American readers an opportunity to discover these exciting writers.

Mathematical Problem Solving and New Information Technologies

Mathematical Problem Solving and New Information Technologies Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joao P. Ponte,Joao F. Matos,Jose M. Matos,Domingos Fernandes
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642581420
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Mathematical Problem Solving and New Information Technologies by Joao P. Ponte,Joao F. Matos,Jose M. Matos,Domingos Fernandes Summary

A strong and fluent competency in mathematics is a necessary condition for scientific, technological and economic progress. However, it is widely recognized that problem solving, reasoning, and thinking processes are critical areas in which students' performance lags far behind what should be expected and desired. Mathematics is indeed an important subject, but is also important to be able to use it in extra-mathematical contexts. Thinking strictly in terms of mathematics or thinking in terms of its relations with the real world involve quite different processes and issues. This book includes the revised papers presented at the NATO ARW "Information Technology and Mathematical Problem Solving Research", held in April 1991, in Viana do Castelo, Portugal, which focused on the implications of computerized learning environments and cognitive psychology research for these mathematical activities. In recent years, several committees, professional associations, and distinguished individuals throughout the world have put forward proposals to renew mathematics curricula, all emphasizing the importance of problem solving. In order to be successful, these reforming intentions require a theory-driven research base. But mathematics problem solving may be considered a "chaotic field" in which progress has been quite slow.

Travel Guide of Zhejiang

Travel Guide of Zhejiang Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ni Hao
Editor: DeepLogic
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Travel Guide of Zhejiang by Ni Hao Summary

This book is the volume of ''Travel Guide of Zhejiang'' among a series of travel books (''Travelling in China''). Its content is detailed and vivid.

DOLLSPEL

DOLLSPEL Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cozette Stacy Nowak
Editor: Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1639037780
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DOLLSPEL by Cozette Stacy Nowak Summary

Uniqueness. You are holding it in your hands. Open DOLLSPEL, this most unusual series of enrichment essays, to find a childhood favorite, the iconic Raggedy Ann (Andy, too), contributing ably to adult sensibilities. The moppet muse "comes alive" for the author in order to share her precepts and induce reflective thoughts on eight topics of substantive interest to grown-ups. This simple-to-sublime literary route allows any-aged adult to see that things often go awry for us because we lose sight of the simplest attributes learned in our youth, especially kindness and goodness. Pronounced correctly, DOLLSPEL sounds like gospel, which is a huge clue as to the content. Raggedy softness, brightness and whimsey once made us feel good. Within these pages, Raggedy wisdom attempts to help us do good, making our world a more welcoming and more beautiful place, where we can all live together harmoniously. Disclaimer: The characters Raggedy Ann and Andy were created by Johnny Gruelle. The names and depictions of Raggedy Ann and Andy are trademarks of Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Raggedy Ann and More

Raggedy Ann and More Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Hall, Patricia
Editor: Pelican Publishing
ISBN: 9781455610853
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Sleeping Dragons

Sleeping Dragons Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Don Pendleton
Editor: Harlequin
ISBN: 1460320298
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TOXIC DOOM When a British CIA operative in Hong Kong dies moments after sending a cryptic text message, the government needs a special kind of help to deal with the foul play—under-the-radar Mack Bolan expertise. Sent to decipher the coded message and track down the cause of the agent's murder, Bolan discovers someone within the agency leaking information to a known arms dealer. Ambushed at every turn, Bolan's survival instincts have to work double-time to keep him and the three-person team assigned to the case alive. But their lives aren't the only ones at stake. There's a new weapon of mass destruction on the market, a Sleeping Dragon, and a fanatical Arab plans to use it to take back Libya, killing millions in the process. His enemies believe they know their devils, but they haven't met the Executioner.

Children Around the World: The Ultimate Class Field Trip, Grades PK - 2

Children Around the World: The Ultimate Class Field Trip, Grades PK - 2 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marilee Whiting Woodfield
Editor: Key Education Publishing
ISBN: 1602688966
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Children Around the World: The Ultimate Class Field Trip, Grades PK - 2 by Marilee Whiting Woodfield Summary

Take students in grades PK–2 on a field trip without leaving the classroom using Children Around the World: The Ultimate Class Field Trip! This 160-page book includes cross-curricular activities that foster social and cultural awareness through reading, writing, math, large and small motor activities, science experiments, art projects, dramatic play, and cooking. Students keep journals, collect pictures and postcards, and map their journeys. This book supports NCSS standards.

China

China Pdf/ePub eBook Author:
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ISBN: 1741266610
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China by Summary

This is a workbook for primary school-age children educating about the social life, customs and history of China.

Make: Paper Inventions

Make: Paper Inventions Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kathy Ceceri
Editor: Maker Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1457187485
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Make: Paper Inventions by Kathy Ceceri Summary

Paper is incredible stuff. It's easy to cut, but incredibly strong. It's disposable, but can last for centuries. It can stand as stiff as a board, pop up like a spring, or float like a leaf. And its invention changed the world forever. Perfect for kids, parents, and educators, Paper Inventions is a project-based book with full color illustrations, step-by-step instructions, supply lists, and templates that allow you to follow along with the book or devise something entirely new. Each chapter features new projects that will challenge and intrigue everyone, from beginning to experienced Makers. In this book, you'll learn to make: A light-up paper cat that shows how switches and sensors work An action origami robot worm Edible rice paper perfect for secret messages A space rover that moves thanks to paper machinery A paper generator that creates electricity when you tap or rub it Heat-activated paper models that fold themselves A geodesic dome big enough to crawl into--from newspaper!

Hoodoo in the Psalms

Hoodoo in the Psalms Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Taren S
Editor: John Hunt Publishing
ISBN: 1789042070
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Hoodoo in the Psalms by Taren S Summary

You are holding in your hands one of the most powerful grimoires for practicing the magick found in the Psalms. It contains over 160 complete and ready to use magickal workings for both the novice and the more experienced magickal folks to add to their personal libraries. From ancient texts long covered in dust, to the 19th century Marie Laveau, and the modern-day Doc Buzzard, Hoodoo in the Psalms offers magickal workings developed and used over a millennium for the modern conjurer to use today.

Dragon Kites

Dragon Kites Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Elizabeth Wiley MA JD Pomo Elder
Editor: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1698709811
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Stories of peace and joy on earth. Oh God, our shelter from the storm, Give us Peace on Earth

Dragons

Dragons Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gardner Dozois,Jack Dann
Editor: Baen Publishing Enterprises
ISBN: 1625791437
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Dragons by Gardner Dozois,Jack Dann Summary

Fierce, fiery, fascinatingãten tales of fantasys most powerful creatures. A collection of dragon stories from some of the masters of the fantasy genre includes contributions from James P. Blaylock, Avram Davidson, Tanith Lee, Lucius Shepard, and L. Sprague De Camp. _Draco, DracoÓ by Tanith Lee _Two Yards of DragonÓ by L. Sprague de Camp _Mrs. Byres and the DragonÓ by Keith Roberts _A Handful of HatchlingsÓ by Mark Sumner _Covenant With a DragonÓ by Susan Casper _Paper DragonsÓ by James P. Blaylock _Up the WallÓ by Esther M. Friesner _Lan LungÓ by M. Lucie Chin _ClimactericÓ by Avram Davidson _The Man Who Painted the Dragon GriauleÓ by Lucius Shepard At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).

Plastic Blankets and Angels

Plastic Blankets and Angels Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Prince Ndaba
Editor: Grammar House
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Plastic Blankets and Angels by Prince Ndaba Summary

When a strange evil arises in the heart of Johannesburg, Nico, a homeless man, realises that he possesses the very thing that can put an end to it. Nico is joined by a gifted young boy, an orphan with a mysterious background named Brandon, a cat with a secret named Enzo and an inquisitive girl named Adele.

Sera and the Dragon

Sera and the Dragon Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael James Wilbur,Julia Tuason
Editor: Michael James Wilbur
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Sera and the Dragon by Michael James Wilbur,Julia Tuason Summary

Tasked by the mad king to rescue a beautiful princess, guard and aspiring samurai Jimmy Olsen Sakamota must scour the strange and wonderful country of Wenapaj with the aid of an ancient robot, an overeager student, an aspiring screenwriter, a possessed doll, and a neophyte soldier. With his friends at his side, Jimmy may have just enough strength, skill, and luck to rescue Princess Sera from the dragon.

The Dragon Rider's Daughter

The Dragon Rider's Daughter Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Suzanne G. Rogers
Editor: Idunn Court Publishing
ISBN: 0990756130
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The Dragon Rider's Daughter by Suzanne G. Rogers Summary

After Minna's father loses his dragon jockey career, health, and wealth due to a rogue wizard, he forbids his daughter from studying magic. She carries on in secret, all the while plotting revenge against the man who ruined her father's life. Evan Valentine has attended a prestigious magical academy on scholarship, although he's cleverly managed to conceal the fact from everyone. He’s on the fast track to success—until he discovers he owes a debt that can never be repaid. Minna and Evan don't realize it yet, but their destinies have been intertwined for years. Once the truth is known, they’ll be forced to choose between vengeance…or each other.

The Lost Lands (Rise of the Dragons, Book 2)

The Lost Lands (Rise of the Dragons, Book 2) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jessica Khoury
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 1338263641
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Sirin, Allie, and Joss have joined forces with the legendary silver dragon Lysander, the only creature capable of opening portals between the two worlds. But the powerful Lennix clan is following the children's every move and will stop at nothing to capture Lysander. After generations of plotting, the Lennixes -- and their bloodthirsty dragon allies, the Raptors -- are terrifyingly close to establishing a brutal dragon regime on Earth, just like they did centuries ago. Now, it's up to Allie, Joss, and Sirin to protect Lysander while searching for a secret source of lost dragon magic, the only force powerful enough to stop the Raptor. But when their search takes them to one of the largest cities on Earth, the new friends must decide what's more important: finding the missing treasure or guarding the most important secret in the world -- that dragons have returned to Earth . . . and not all of them have good intentions.

The Wiley Handbook of Contextual Behavioral Science

The Wiley Handbook of Contextual Behavioral Science Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert D. Zettle,Steven C. Hayes,Dermot Barnes-Holmes,Anthony Biglan
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118489861
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The Wiley Handbook of Contextual Behavioral Science by Robert D. Zettle,Steven C. Hayes,Dermot Barnes-Holmes,Anthony Biglan Summary

The Wiley Handbook of Contextual Behavioral Science describes the philosophical and empirical foundation of the contextual behavioral science movement; it explores the history and goals of CBS, explains its core analytic assumptions, and describes Relational Frame Theory as a research and practice program. This is the first thorough examination of the philosophy, basic science, applied science, and applications of Contextual Behavioral Science Brings together the philosophical and empirical contributions that CBS is making to practical efforts to improve human wellbeing Organized and written in such a way that it can be read in its entirety or on a section-by-section basis, allowing readers to choose how deeply they delve into CBS Extensive coverage of this wide ranging and complex area that encompasses both a rich basic experimental tradition and in-depth clinical application of that experimental knowledge Looks at the development of RFT, and its implications for alleviating human suffering

He Walks with Dragons

He Walks with Dragons Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stanley S. Thornton
Editor: Mystic Dragon Publishing
ISBN: 0988998920
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He Walks with Dragons by Stanley S. Thornton Summary

"He Walks with Dragons" takes place when what was, what is, and what shall be were one in the same. Draig, a boy on the verge of his manhood, is summoned to the majestic mountain by the Great Ones. There he finds out he is about to transcend the ages and risk his life to prevent the destruction of mankind. Born into the naïve innocence of ancient man, Draig lives a simple pastoral existence in a quiet, small village. But one day he is flung on a magical journey into a forbidden new world. There, Draconos, a dragon, befriends the boy, training him in the art of warfare. From this day forward, the young boy finds himself in awe at the wonders the world holds for him. Not only has Draig become a man, but he is living like a dragon and learning their mystical powers. “From the time Man first crawled upon this earth…we found him worthy to take his rightful place among the creatures that walk upon the earth. While hiding in the shadows, we have protected him. We have nurtured him all these many ages. But now man grows in great numbers and makes war on everything he sees.” And when the time comes, will Draig be willing to lay down his life for the sake of saving the dragons? And when the dragons are gone, where will he go? He is no longer just a man.

Fall of the Dragons

Fall of the Dragons Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James A. Owen
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481441450
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Fall of the Dragons by James A. Owen Summary

For some men, walking the path of their destiny may take two thousand years. But for others, it may only be a journey of a single night. In the third book of the Age of Dragons series, the journey continues through the fantastical world of beloved fantasy, where dragons are real, and dreams—and nightmares—come true. On a September evening in 1931, John and Jack, two of the Caretakers of the Imaginarium Geographica, discover a plea for help on an ancient medieval parchment—which is not only addressed to them, but seems to have been written by their friend, Hugo Dyson. Before they can discover the origin of this strange book, Hugo walks through a door in time and vanishes into the past. And just like that, the world begins to change. The only hope to restore the proper order of things lies in a forgotten island at the edge of the Archipelago, where a time travel device left by Jules Verne must be used to race through history. But even if all of the legendary Caretakers from past and present are able to answer the oldest mystery in the world and save Hugo, there may be darker forces gathering against them with a greater crisis at hand. The last stones are falling from the Keep of Time, and an old enemy in a new form has acquired a terrible weapon: the Spear of Destiny, which can be used to command the shadows of anything it touches—even the Dragons. The Shadow King, combined with forces of a new enemy, may be unstoppable now. The only hope is Rose Dyson, the Grail Child. She may be the only one to assist the companions on their desperate quest and find the only weapon capable of defeating their enemies.

The Parallel Abduction

The Parallel Abduction Pdf/ePub eBook Author: W. C. McClure
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1329716000
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The Parallel Abduction by W. C. McClure Summary

THE PARALLEL ABDUCTION is a short story jigsaw puzzle involving a mysterious inter-dimensional adventurer, a university campus experiencing increasingly odd events, even stranger oddities happening in the city, time meddlers and the enigmatic figures of the game designers with their secrets and surprise appearances. Pieced together, the stories form a picture that is best viewed from several angles. Perhaps also from several dimensions.

The Dragon MEGAPACK ®

The Dragon MEGAPACK ® Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kenneth Grahame,H.P. Lovecraft
Editor: Wildside Press LLC
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Dragons have thrilled the imagination since the days of ancient Greece and Rome. From heroes like Hercules to King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, from Frodo in The Hobbit to St. George, generations of heroes -- real and fictional -- have sought to slay the Great Worms and plunder their treasure troves. This volume collects 25 modern and classic works about dragons (plus a bonus short poem), from Beowulf to the Brothers Grimm, from Lewis Carroll's "Jabberwocky" to modern tales great new writers like Michael Kurland and Gary Lovisi. Included are: SYMPATHY FOR DRAGONS, by John Gregory Betancourt THE FOUR CLEVER BROTHERS, by The Brothers Grimm THE FIFTY-FIRST DRAGON, by Heywood Broun THE SLAYING OF THE MONSTER, by R. H. Barlow and H. P. Lovecraft THE KING OF THE FISHES, by Joseph Jacobs THE STUDENT WHO WAS FORCIBLY MADE KING, by Anonymous OF MICE & DRAGONS, by Gary Lovisi THE DRAGON OF THE NORTH, by Andrew Lang THE RELUCTANT DRAGON, by Kenneth Grahame JOHN THE TRUE, by Joseph Jacobs VERNAN'S DRAGON, by John Gregory Betancourt HOW THE DRAGON WAS TRICKED, by J. G. von Hahn LILY AND THE LION, by the Brothers Grimm LILY AND THE DRAGON, by Michael Kurland THE PRINCE AND THE DRAGON, by Andrew Lang WHY THE RED DRAGON IS THE EMBLEM OF WALES, by W. Jenkyn Thomas JABBERWOCKY, by Lewis Carroll THE DRAGON'S TEETH, by Nathaniel Hawthorne THE DRAGON OF WANTLEY, by Henry Carey THE LAST OF THE DRAGONS, by E. Nesbit THE DRAGON OF LA TRINITA, by Mary Lovett Cameron THE LITTLE BULL-CALF, by Andrew Lang RICH PETER THE PEDLAR, by George Webbe Dasent THE TWO BROTHERS, by The Brothers Grimm THE MANDELBROT DRAGON, by Mary A. Turzillo THE TALE OF BEOWULF, by Anonymous (translated by William Morris) And don't forget to search this ebook store for "Wildside Megapack" to see more great collections, ranging from fantasy and science fiction to mysteries, westerns, adventure stories, and more! (View them by publication date to see the most recent additions.)

The Old Dragon’s Head

The Old Dragon’s Head Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Justin Newland
Editor: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1789012821
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Constructed of stone and packed earth, the Great Wall of 10,000 li protects China’s northern borders from the threat of Mongol incursion. The wall is also home to a supernatural beast: the Old Dragon. The Old Dragon’s Head is the most easterly point of the wall, where it finally meets the sea.

Intellectual Property Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions

Intellectual Property Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Luo Li
Editor: Springer Science & Business
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The work reviews issues concerning the protection of folklore through the intellectual property legal system, then explores two main issues in the protection of Chinese folklore. The first issue is the influence of Chinese traditional culture on the Chinese intellectual property legal system and Chinese society. The second concerns the deficiencies of the Chinese intellectual property system with regard to folklore. Both issues are examined through a survey on the weak public recognition of intellectual property law and folklore in Chinese society. The book also reveals the practical issues that have arisen in Southwest China through case studies. After analysing these issues, the work designs a model law specifically for folklore and also provides suggestions for how the current intellectual property legal system could establish a comprehensive legal protection system for folklore. Furthermore, the work shows that its proposed model law is effective in practice by resolving the issues in the case studies presented.

Dragons in the City

Dragons in the City Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Twinkl Originals
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Bo loves Chinese New Year more than anything. This time, she is sharing the fun with her cousin, Evie. “The best part is the dragon,” said Bo excitedly. “Just wait until you see it!” Step into a colourful family celebration, full of excitement and wonder. But will Evie ever find the dragon that Bo has told her so much about? Download the full eBook and explore supporting teaching materials at www.twinkl.com/originals Join Twinkl Book Club to receive printed story books every half-term at www.twinkl.co.uk/book-club (UK only).

Hostage on the Yangtze

Hostage on the Yangtze Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Malcolm Murfett
Editor: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 1612513212
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In 1949, as the Chinese Civil War was about to enter its final, explosive stage, the small British frigate HMS Amethyst was sent on a dangerous mission up the Yangtze River to protect British citizens in Nanking. En route it was attacked by the Chinese Communists and held hostage on the river for several months before the crew managed to make a daring escape. The 'Amethyst' captured news headlines around the world and became an unlikely symbol of the cold war in Asia. This dramatic episode, hailed in the West as a triumph of the human spirit but bitterly condemned by the Chinese Communists, was to prejudice Anglo-Chinese relations for years to come. Using sources not previously available, Malcolm Murfett has written a book that is much more than an account of a single incident. It provides a sweeping survey of British naval power in China, from its faltering and inept beginnings in the late 1630s right up to the establishment of the People's Republic in 1949. In explaining the importance of the Amethyst episode in the history of Anglo-Chinese naval relations, Murfett suggests that it was the final poignant break with the past. Readers will find Hostage on the Yangtze to be a fascinating tale of high adventure, imperialistic oppression, diplomatic shortcomings, and political repercussions - a mixture that culminates in one of the most dramatic and memorable crises of the post-war world.

Verity's Dragon

Verity's Dragon Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert Duncan-Enzmann
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1365527123
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A tiny speck floats in space for eons. It carries a secret that, if released, will become the most formidable force in the universe. An original sci-fi by Robert Duncan-Enzmann.

Dragon's Honor

Dragon's Honor Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kij Johnson,Greg Cox
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743421418
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DRAGON'S HONOR Isolated for centuries, the exotic Dragon Empires finally ready to join the United Federation of Planets. But first the emperor's eldest son must marry the only daughter of his oldest enemy, bringing to an end decades of civil war. Without the wedding, there can be no peace -- and no treaty with the Federation. As honored guests of the Dragon Empire, Captain Picard and the crew of the Starship Enterprise™ must ensure that the royal wedding occurs on schedule, despite the Empire's complicated and difficult codes of honor. And Dr. Beverly Crusher finds her loyalties torn when she wins the confidence of the unusually reluctant bride-to-be. More than just a treaty is at stake, for a vicious race of alien conquerors will stop at nothing, from assassination to invasion, to keep the Empire out of the Federation. Picard must now use all his skills to save the Empire...and preserve the Dragon's Honor.

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