Download E-books A Library for Juana: The World of Sor Juana Ines PDF

By Pat Mora

I'm quiet like a turtle."

So promised Juana Inés, a bit lady who enjoyed phrases, on her first day of college. whilst she used to be 3 years previous, Juana Inés her sister to college and peeked within the window, then begged the instructor to be allowed to stick so she might the best way to learn. quickly she was once making up tales, songs, and poems--she enjoyed studying and he or she enjoyed analyzing. and she or he could not wait to have her personal choice of books! ultimately, Juana went directly to develop into Sor Juana Inés de los angeles Cruz, a nun, and she or he dedicated her existence to writing and studying and phrases. even though she died in 1695, Sor Juana Inés is nonetheless one among the main magnificent writers in Mexico's heritage: her poetry is recited by means of schoolchildren all through Mexico and is studied at colleges and universities worldwide. the following is the tale of her lifestyles, an important one jam-packed with wisdom, fulfillment, and notion, lovingly informed by way of the well known kid's ebook writer Pat Mora and gorgeously illustrated by way of Beatriz Vidal.

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Download E-books A Blessing from Above (Little Golden Book) PDF

By Patti Henderson

Each evening sooner than she is going to sleep, a kangaroo prays below the celebrities for a toddler to like and carry. at some point, as she rests less than a tree, a toddler fowl falls out of its crowded nest—plop!—right into her pouch!

Now, each evening prior to they nod off, Momma-Roo and boy or girl thank God for all their advantages . . . yet specially for every other.

The booklet closes with a quote from Ephesians 1:5: “In love he destined us for adoption to himself. . . .”

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Download E-books The Everything Kids' Math Puzzles Book: Brain Teasers, Games, and Activities for Hours of Fun PDF

By Meg Clemens

Stump your pals and family!

Who knew that math should be so cool? full of video games, puzzles, and minutiae, The every thing young children' Math Puzzles Book places the thrill again into fidgeting with numbers!

If you might have any worry of math--or are only bored with sitting in a classroom--The every thing young children' Math Puzzles Book presents hours of leisure. you will get so stuck up within the actions, you will not even recognize you are learning!

Inside, you will be capable to:

  • Decode hidden messages utilizing Roman numerals
  • Connect the dots utilizing easy addition and subtraction
  • Learn to create magic quantity squares
  • Use department to respond to musical riddles
  • Match the career to numerical license plates

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Download E-books Half a World Away PDF

By Cynthia Kadohata

A child who considers himself an epic fail discovers the transformative strength of affection while he offers with adoption during this novel from Cynthia Kadohata, winner of the Newbery Medal (Kira-Kira) and the nationwide booklet Award (The factor approximately Luck).

Eleven-year-old Jaden is followed, and he understands he’s an “epic fail.” That’s why his kinfolk is touring to Kazakhstan to undertake a brand new baby—to substitute him, he’s convinced. And he will get it. he's incapable of preventing his stealing, hoarding, lights fires, competitive operating, and obsession with electrical energy. He is aware his mom and dad love him, yet he feels...nothing.

When they get to Kazakhstan, it seems the newborn they’ve traveled for has already been followed, and actually inside of mins are confronted with having to select from six different infants. whereas his mom and dad be anxious, Jaden is extra drawn to the children. One, a bit man named Dimash, spies Jaden and barrels over to him whenever he sees him. Jaden unearths himself more and more intrigued by means of and apprehensive approximately Dimash. Already 3 years previous and infrequently capable of converse, Dimash will quickly age out of the orphanage, after which his lifestyles can be as hopeless as Jaden feels now. For the 1st time in his lifestyles, Jaden truly feels whatever that isn’t natural blinding fury, and there’s no strategy to keep watch over it, or its power.

From camels rooting via rubbish like raccoons, to eagles being expert like looking canine, to streets which are extra pothole than pavement, the brilliant depictions in Half an international Away create “an inspiring tale that celebrates desire and moment percentages” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

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Download E-books A Nutty Nutcracker Christmas PDF

By Ralph Covert, G. Riley Mills

This is often no usual Nutcracker! This time, it truly is Fritz's tale. the conventional Nutcracker story will get grew to become on its head during this rollicking Christmas event, in accordance with the hit musical A Nutty Nutcracker Christmas by way of the preferred relatives tune rock big name Ralph Covert and playwright G. Riley generators. incorporates a bonus CD of songs from the musical, that includes a read-aloud song with the track and tale woven jointly.

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Download E-books Pigeon Post PDF

By Arthur Ransome

Reunited for the summer time, the Swallows and Amazons with Dick and Dorothea release a prospecting excursion to discover the misplaced gold mine of the excessive hills above the lake. however the mining camp runs into every type of hassle: not just the chance of fireside within the drought ridden geographical region but in addition frightening encounters with hazardous tunnels. Worst of all is the sinister Squashy Hat, who seems to be a rival prospector and who's definitely a secret agent - how can they preserve operating with no him learning what they've found?

(Originally released in 1936)

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Download E-books Flora Segunda: Being the Magickal Mishaps of a Girl of Spirit, Her Glass-Gazing Sidekick, Two Ominous Butlers (One Blue), a House with Eleven Thousand Rooms, and a Red Dog PDF

By Ysabeau S. Wilce

Flora is familiar with higher than to take shortcuts in her relatives domestic, Crackpot Hall--the condominium has 11 thousand rooms, and ever considering the fact that her mom banished the magickal butler, these rooms flow round at random. yet plants is past due for faculty, so she takes the unpredictable elevator anyway. Huge mistake. misplaced in her personal residence, she stumbles upon the long-banished butler--and into a mind-blowing muddle of intrigue and betrayal that alterations her international forever.
Full of wildly shrewdpermanent plot twists, this impressive first novel establishes Ysabeau Wilce as a compelling new voice in youngster fantasy.

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Download E-books A Personal Matter PDF

By John Nathan

Kenzaburo Oe, the winner of the 1994 Nobel Prize for Literature, is the world over acclaimed as the most vital and influential post-World warfare II writers, recognized for his robust bills of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and his personal fight to come back to phrases with a mentally handicapped son. The Swedish Academy lauded Oe for his "poetic strength [that] creates an imagined global the place existence and fantasy condense to shape a disconcerting photograph of the human hindrance today." His most well-liked publication, a private topic is the tale of fowl, a pissed off highbrow in a failing marriage whose Utopian dream is shattered whilst his spouse supplies delivery to a brain-damaged baby. “In writing novels there is not any replacement for adulthood and ethical understanding. Kenzaburo Oe has both.”—Alan Levensohn, Christian technological know-how Monitor

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