The New York Public Library Amazing World Geography: A Book by The New York Public Library, Visit Amazon's Andrea Sutcliffe

By The New York Public Library, Visit Amazon's Andrea Sutcliffe Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Andrea Sutcliffe,

Stick with the hoop of fireplace from New Zealand to South the United States. Navigate the Blue Nile and stroll the nice Wall of China. Meet the 1st individual to arrive the South Pole and witness the "Green Revolution" in India. discover the folk, landscapes, and languages of our attention-grabbing planet and discover the solutions to your whole questions on international geography . . .How previous is the earth? See web page 8.Can volcanoes shape underwater? See web page 14.What are maquiladoras? See web page 50.Why are rain forests so very important? See web page 63.Where and what are the Pillars of Hercules? See web page 77.Is the crimson Sea particularly purple? See web page 88.What languages are spoken in Africa? See web page 112.Do any vegetation or animals dwell in Antarctica? See web page 133.

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Freak by Ron Sanders

By Ron Sanders

A shadow haunts the sunny streets of Venice seashore, operating his method via the entire ladies and valuables he can deal with. thus far he is been fortunate. yet an excessive amount of of a superb factor makes a guy careless; he will get sloppy, he we could down his protect. From strange arrest to explosive end, Freak is a wild rollercoaster of a trip, that includes most unlikely escapes, a dizzying manhunt, and a gothic mini-movie of a court confession, in which you will meet the genuine Nicolas Vilenov, slippery opportunist and soulless predator, bogeyman of one thousand suppressed goals.

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The Basilisk's Lair by R. L. LaFevers

By R. L. LaFevers

Nate Fludd is again within the camel saddle in pursuit of a lacking, lethal basilisk—the King of Serpents. as though saving a Dhughani village from the beast isn’t tough sufficient, Nate and Aunt Phil needs to start to clear up the secret of his mom and dad’ disappearance and shield The Fludd booklet of Beasts from a sinister guy who constantly seems one step prior to them. this is often definitely the right event for girls and boys now not fairly prepared for longer texts.

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The Perfect Princess by Elizabeth Thornton

By Elizabeth Thornton

Nationally bestselling writer of Princess CharmingElizabeth Thornton has created considered one of her such a lot exciting and sensuous novels ever — the tale of a lady who’s approximately given up her wish of discovering a noble hero...until destiny throws her all at once right into a breathtaking plot to save lots of a scoundrel.Lady Rosamund Devere has little interest in turning into the spouse of a lifeless prince, irrespective of how ideal the newspapers imagine she is for that position. yet now not even the radical Rosamund may think the headline the papers will quickly be working: the single the place she is the keen hostage of a condemned assassin. but Richard Maitland is not any traditional felony. Steely-eyed, conceited, and dangerously beautiful, the ex-chief of His Majesty’s mystery carrier can be, so far as Rosamund is anxious, in charge as sin. stuck up in his bold break out at the eve of his execution, Rosamund, who can deal with a gun in addition to any guy and isn't afraid to take advantage of it, quickly reveals herself in every piece as a lot threat as Richard. For the extra she learns approximately this mysterious lone wolf of a guy, the extra decided she is to assist him transparent his identify. yet much more perilous than the conspiracy surrounding Richard is the fervour that ignites among them — a keenness that's rash, reckless, and irresistible.

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King Matt the First by Janusz Korczak

By Janusz Korczak

Janusz Korczak was once a Polish general practitioner and educator who wrote over twenty books--his fiction was once in his time to boot referred to as Peter Pan, and his nonfiction works bore passionate messages of kid advocacy. in the course of global warfare II, the Jewish orphanage he directed was once relocated to the Warsaw ghetto. even though Korczak's megastar afforded him many possibilities to flee, he refused to desert the kids. He was once killed at Treblinka besides the kids. King Matt the 1st, one in every of Korczak's such a lot cherished stories, is the tale of a boy who turns into king and units out to reform his country. He decrees that every one youngsters are to receive a section of chocolate on the finish of every day. He visits far off lands and befriends cannibal kings. each time his ministers inform him something's most unlikely, he places them in reformatory. He disguises himself as a soldier and turns into a hero. yet, as in actual lifestyles, delusion is tempered by way of reality:Matt's fellow kings develop into jealous of his success--and in spite of everything, Matt falls, even if it really is transparent that he was once the best king there ever was once. Now this rediscovered vintage is obtainable back, and with a colourful new conceal by way of award-winning artist Brian Selznick. This undying story indicates that basically during the honesty and spontaneity of kids can grown-ups start to think and to create a greater global.

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Straight Talk: Smoking by Stephanie Paris

By Stephanie Paris

Tell readers of the risks of smoking with this fact-filled nonfiction name. via valuable diagrams, precise photos, and honest evidence, readers are given the instruments and data to coach themselves approximately smoking, tobacco, habit, and the illnesses that smoking may cause. With informational textual content, an index, thesaurus of phrases, and checklist of sites, teenagers are inspired to decline to smoking, to look strain, and examine what steps they could take to aid hinder others from beginning.

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Rachelle Cracchiolo begun the corporate with a pal and fellow instructor. either have been wanting to percentage their rules and fervour for schooling with different school room leaders. What all started as a pastime, promoting lesson plans to neighborhood shops, turned a part-time activity after an entire day of training, and at last blossomed into instructor Created fabrics. the tale persisted in 2004 with the release of Shell schooling and the advent assets and lecture room program books designed to aid instructor Created fabrics curriculum assets. this day, instructor Created fabrics and Shell schooling are of the main well-known names in academic publishing around the globe.

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What to Do When You're Cranky & Blue. A Guide for Kids by James J. Crist Ph.D.

By James J. Crist Ph.D.

Everyone feels "down" occasionally. Who would not believe blue if their ally moved away or in the event that they have been being teased or bullied in class? Counselor and scientific psychologist James J. Crist has written a publication that children can flip to for help, encouragement, and concepts for coping once they believe undesirable, unhappy, grumpy, or lonely. youngsters study 10 "Blues Busters" to aid shake these unsatisfied emotions. in addition they realize plenty of rules they could use to speak about emotions, look after themselves, develop their vanity, make and retain acquaintances, and revel in their by myself time. a different part addresses hard-to-handle difficulties like grief, roller-coaster emotions, and melancholy. contains assets and a notice to Grown-Ups.

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