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Download E-books A Dog Is a Dog PDF

By Stephen Shaskan

A puppy is a puppy, correct? now not so quick! From debut author-illustrator Stephen Shaskan comes this energetic photograph ebook that would preserve younger readers guessing (and giggling!) from starting to finish. With its wacky illustrations, bouncy textual content, and spot-on humor, A puppy Is a Dog is a wonderful read-aloud that youngsters will clamor to listen to time and again.

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Download E-books Teach Your Children Well: Why Values and Coping Skills Matter More Than Grades, Trophies, or "Fat Envelopes" PDF

Psychologist Madeline Levine, writer of the New York Times bestseller The cost of Privilege, brings jointly state-of-the-art learn and thirty years of scientific event to blow up as soon as and for the entire delusion that stable grades, excessive try out ratings, and school acceptances may still outline the parenting endgame.

Teach your kids Well is a toolbox for fogeys, supplying info, proper examine and a chain of routines to assist mom and dad make clear a definition of good fortune that's according to their very own values in addition to their children’s pursuits and skills. Teach your kids Well is a must-read for folks, educators, and therapists trying to find tangible instruments to assist youngsters thrive in today’s high-stakes, aggressive culture.

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Download E-books Spirit Animals: Tales of the Great Beasts (Special Edition) PDF

By Brandon Mull

Dive, run, and jump via this exhilarating certain version within the long island occasions bestselling sequence, with a narrative by means of WILD BORN writer, Brandon Mull.

Briggan the Wolf, Uraza the Leopard, Jhi the Panda, and Essix the Falcon — the 4 Fallen. lengthy ahead of they have been spirit animals, they roamed the wilds as nice Beasts, the main robust beings in Erdas. while a mad king arose, the 4 banded including a military of people and animals to defeat him.

yet they weren't the single nice Beasts within the struggle. a dangerous scheme used to be already underway, hatched by way of in their personal. to avoid wasting their international, the 4 needed to hand over their lives.

those are the misplaced tales of the main selfless acts of bravery that Erdas has ever obvious, and the key betrayal that began all of it. those are stories OF the nice BEASTS.

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Download E-books Cool String Art: Creative Activities That Make Math & Science Fun for Kids!: Creative Activities That Make Math & Science Fun for Kids! (Cool Art with Math & Science) PDF

By Anders Hanson

Notice mystery math and technology tips to growing paintings! This name introduces younger readers to the sciences, with an inventive twist. Math and technology academic pages are interspersed with Cool String artwork actions that provide useful functions of the knowledge scholars examine in school. All actions contain how-to photographs, effortless directions, and transparent reasons. strengthen universal middle criteria in interpreting, math, and technology, whereas making cool artwork tasks, from string artwork polygons to planets and constellations. Aligned to universal middle criteria and correlated to country criteria. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing corporation.

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Download E-books Stolen Youth: The Politics of Israel's Detention of Palestinian Children PDF

By Catherine Cook

Stolen Youth is the 1st ebook to discover Israel's incarceration of Palestinian youngsters. in accordance with first-hand info from foreign human rights teams and NGO employees within the West financial institution and Gaza Strip, it additionally positive factors interviews with youngsters who've been imprisoned. the result's a hectic and sometimes stunning account of the abuses which are being performed by way of Israel.

The booklet provides a severe research of the overseas felony framework and the UN process, arguing significant failure of those instuitutions is their entice neutrality whereas ignoring the truth of strength. The ebook makes an attempt to handle the inadequacy of those associations via putting the problem of Palestinian baby prisoners in the framework of Israeli technique and the final process of control.

Stolen Youth outlines Israel's method of institutionalized discrimination and kingdom torture, demanding situations the legitimacy of Israel's 'security' argument, and argues that Israel's therapy of Palestinian detainees varieties one pillar of a coverage designed to quash resistance to the occupation.

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Download E-books Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis PDF

A New York Times bestseller and “a passionate, pressing” (The New Yorker) exam of the starting to be inequality hole from the bestselling writer of Bowling Alone: why fewer americans at the present time have the option for upward mobility.

Central to the very suggestion of the US is the primary that we're a kingdom of chance. yet during the last area century we've seen a aggravating “opportunity hole” emerge. We americans have consistently believed that those that have expertise and take a look at demanding will be successful, yet this significant guideline of the yank Dream turns out now not actual or no less than, less actual than it was.

In Our Kids, Robert Putnam deals a private and authoritative examine this new American quandary, starting with the instance of his highschool type of 1959 in Port Clinton, Ohio. nearly all of these scholars went directly to lives larger than these in their mom and dad. yet their young ones and grandchildren have confronted diminishing clients. Putnam tells the story of lessening chance via poignant existence tales of wealthy, heart type, and terrible young children from towns and suburbs around the state, brilliantly combined with the most recent social-science research.

“A really masterful quantity” (Financial Times), Our young ones provides a stressful account of the yank dream that's “thoughtful and persuasive” (The Economist). Our Kids bargains an extraordinary blend of person testimony and rigorous facts: “No one could end this publication and believe complacent approximately equivalent chance” (The manhattan occasions e-book Review).

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Download E-books Fossil PDF

By Bill Thomson

While a boy and his puppy opt for a hike, the boy journeys on a fossil, and it involves existence, revealing an historic plant. The boy is so intrigued that he breaks extra fossils that come to life—a dragonfly and a pteranodon. while those prehistoric creatures collide with current fact, the boy needs to work out how to make issues return to common. Visually informed via artwork, this "wordless tale" would definitely spark mind's eye and creativity.

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Download E-books A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet) PDF

By Madeleine L'Engle

This is booklet 1 of the Time Quintet Series

It used to be a dismal and stormy evening; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mom had come right down to the kitchen for a middle of the night snack once they have been dissatisfied via the coming of a most annoying stranger.

"Wild nights are my glory," the unearthly stranger informed them. "I simply bought stuck in a downdraft and blown astray. permit me sit for a second, after which i will be on my manner. conversing of the way, incidentally, there's this sort of factor as a tesseract."

A tesseract (in case the reader does not comprehend) is a wrinkle in time. to inform extra might rob the reader of the joy of pass over L'Engle's strange publication. A Wrinkle in Time, winner of the Newbery Medal in 1963, is the tale of the adventures in house and time of Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin O'Keefe (athlete, pupil, and some of the most well known boys in excessive school). they're looking for Meg's father, a scientist who disappeared whereas engaged in mystery paintings for the govt. at the tesseract problem.

A Wrinkle in Time is the winner of the 1963 Newbery Medal.

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