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Lost in a Journey

Author: Daniel P’Lopez

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1468546333

Category: Fiction

Page: 148

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Its the end of the summer in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado and an eager group of high school teenagers pack into a bus for a well-planned week at a summer camp. What could possibly go wrong? Everything does! After a devastating accident, the surviving students find themselves all alone against the untamed wilderness, pitted against each other, with no idea how to get home and no means of survival. Will this group of friends endure the hardships of the Forest Mountains? Will they be able to work together in order to survive? Or will they destroy each other before the darkest elements of nature beat them to it.

Grim Reaper

End of Days

Author: Steve Alten

Publisher: Variance LLC

ISBN: 193514216X

Category: End of the world

Page: 487

View: 7846

Patrick Shep Shepherd was a promising major league rookie baseball pitcher when September 11th, 2001,hit. Shaken by the attacks, Shep left behind his soul mate and newborn daughter to enlist in the Armed Forces. Eleven years and four deployments later, Shep finds himself in Manhattan¿s VA hospital. His left arm is gone, his wife and daughter are gone, and he is haunted by the nightmares of war.December 21st.: While world leaders meet at the U.N., Mary Klipot, a bio-hazard level-4 scientist working atthe CIA labs in Fort Detrick, enters the Big Apple with Scythe, a swift-acting version of the Black Death designed to wipe out Americas enemies abroad. Believing she is carrying out God's wishes, Mary infects herself, then unleashes Scythe upon Manhattan. The threat of a worldwide pandemic forces officials to seal off the island . . . the president among those trapped. Determined to rescue his wife and child, Shep follows his guide, Virgil Shechinah, through the plague-infected neighborhoods of Manhattan, revisiting the Nine Circles of Hell as portrayed in Dante¿s Inferno. And the Grim Reaper, loosed upon the land by a humanity who has once again tipped the scales in favor of evil over good, is stalking Patrick Shepherd.

El Viaje Perdido

Author: Lisa Ray Turner,Blaine Ray

Publisher: Ingram

ISBN: 9780929724591

Category: American students

Page: 60

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Flip Flop Spanish: Ages 3-5: Level 1

Author: Senora Gose

Publisher: Flip N Flop Learning

ISBN: 0980177219

Category:

Page: 84

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Little Worlds

A Collection of Short Stories for the Middle School

Author: Peter Guthrie,Mary Page

Publisher: Wayside Pub

ISBN: 9781877653520

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 274

View: 5237

Suspense, humor, horror, betrayal, excitement: Little Worlds transports your students into the stuff of life that steals their attention, even that of stubborn readers. Featuring some of literature's finest authors and stories culled from the best short fiction, Little Worlds provides two short stories for each key aspect of fiction: plot, character, setting, atmosphere, point of view, irony, symbol, and theme. With an additional 16 stories, you may add or substitute stories based on your knowledge of what is best for your students. With the confidence of knowing every story was selected for accessibility and artistic merit, you'll feel comfortable using this impressive best seller geared to your students' interests and abilities.Course Preparation Instant DownloadTeacher Supplement contains questions for every storyIn a modern fiction landscape dominated by romantic witches and handsome werewolves, Little Worlds encourages you to cast your own spell without sacrificing literary quality. These timeless tales glow with the authentic enchantment of fine fiction, irresistible stories you and your students will relish reading and discussing.Little Worlds offers the magic of the perfect anthology by providing:Great authors: Including Eudora Welty, Ernest Hemingway, Willa Cather, Nathaniel Hawthorne, O. Henry, Flannery O'Connor, Edgar Allan Poe, Katherine Anne PorterVariety: With 30 terrific stories, Little Worlds provides many choices to introduce students to a variety of themes, conflicts, narrative styles, and points of viewBreadth and depth: Even a quick look at the table of contents below will convince you of the creativity and usefulness of the editor's choice of stories. The reading ease and style ranges from O. Henry's The Gift of the Magi" to Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death." The organization of classic works coupled with the study of the elements of fiction provide a solid foundation for more advanced English classes.Flexibility:

Molina

The Story of the Father Who Raised an Unlikely Baseball Dynasty

Author: Bengie Molina,Joan Ryan

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451641044

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 272

View: 8049

A Major League Baseball player tells the inspiring true story of his father, a poor Puerto Rican factory worker who, against all odds, raised on of the greatest baseball dynasties of all time: three sons who have each earned two World Series rings. Illustrations. Tour.

Wonder

Author: R. J. Palacio

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 037589988X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 320

View: 5071

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JULIA ROBERTS, OWEN WILSON, AND JACOB TREMBLAY! Over 6 million people have read the #1 New York Times bestseller WONDER and have fallen in love with Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face. The book that inspired the Choose Kind movement. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face. WONDER, now a #1 New York Times bestseller and included on the Texas Bluebonnet Award master list, begins from Auggie’s point of view, but soon switches to include his classmates, his sister, her boyfriend, and others. These perspectives converge in a portrait of one community’s struggle with empathy, compassion, and acceptance. "Wonder is the best kids' book of the year," said Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate.com and author of Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy. In a world where bullying among young people is an epidemic, this is a refreshing new narrative full of heart and hope. R.J. Palacio has called her debut novel “a meditation on kindness” —indeed, every reader will come away with a greater appreciation for the simple courage of friendship. Auggie is a hero to root for, a diamond in the rough who proves that you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out. Join the conversation: #thewonderofwonder

Fahrenheit 451

A Novel

Author: Ray Bradbury

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451673310

Category: Fiction

Page: 159

View: 6914

A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book burners, Guy Montag, suddenly realizes their merit.

The President

Author: Miguel Angel Asturias

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 1478607815

Category: Fiction

Page: 188

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Fiction. In English translation. Guatemalan diplomat and writer Miguel Angel Asturias (1899-1974) began this award-winning work while still a law student. It is a story of a ruthless dictator and his schemes to dispose of a political adversary in an unnamed Latin American country usually identified as Guatemala. The book has been acclaimed for portraying both a totalitarian government and its damaging psychological effects. Drawing from his experiences as a journalist writing under repressive conditions, Asturias employs such literary devices as satire to convey the governments transgressions and surrealistic dream sequences to demonstrate the police states impact on the individual psyche. Asturiass stance against all forms of injustice in Guatemala caused critics to view the author as a compassionate spokesperson for the oppressed. My work, Asturias promised when he accepted the Nobel Prize for Literature, will continue to reflect the voice of the people, gathering their myths and popular beliefs and at the same time seeking to give birth to a universal consciousness of Latin American problems.

Por Quien Doblan Las Campanas (Spanish Edition)

Author: Ernest Hemingway,Miguel Temprano García

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 198210466X

Category: Fiction

Page: 560

View: 8338

Por quién doblan las campanas es una de las novelas más populares del Premio Nobel de Literatura Ernest Hemingway. Ambientada en la guerra civil española, la obra es una bella historia de amor y muerte que se ha convertido en un clásico de nuestro tiempo. En los tupidos bosques de pinos de una región montañosa española, un grupo de milicianos se dispone a volar un puente esencial para la ofensiva republicana. La acción cortará las comunicaciones por carretera y evitará el contraataque de los sublevados. Robert Jordan, un joven voluntario de las Brigadas Internacionales, es el dinamitero experto que ha venido a España para llevar a cabo esta misión. En las montañas descubrirá los peligros y la intensa camaradería de la guerra. Y descubrirá también a María, una joven rescatada por los milicianos de manos de las fuerzas sublevadas de Franco, de la cual se enamorará enseguida.

Madame Bovary

Author: Gustave Flaubert

Publisher: Bantam Classics

ISBN: 0553213415

Category: Fiction

Page: 424

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A powerful nineteenth-century French classic depicting the moral degeneration of a weak-willed woman

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Author: Mark Haddon

Publisher: Anchor Canada

ISBN: 0307371565

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

View: 5472

Narrated by a fifteen-year-old autistic savant obsessed with Sherlock Holmes, this dazzling novel weaves together an old-fashioned mystery, a contemporary coming-of-age story, and a fascinating excursion into a mind incapable of processing emotions. Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. Although gifted with a superbly logical brain, Christopher is autistic. Everyday interactions and admonishments have little meaning for him. At fifteen, Christopher’s carefully constructed world falls apart when he finds his neighbour’s dog Wellington impaled on a garden fork, and he is initially blamed for the killing. Christopher decides that he will track down the real killer, and turns to his favourite fictional character, the impeccably logical Sherlock Holmes, for inspiration. But the investigation leads him down some unexpected paths and ultimately brings him face to face with the dissolution of his parents’ marriage. As Christopher tries to deal with the crisis within his own family, the narrative draws readers into the workings of Christopher’s mind. And herein lies the key to the brilliance of Mark Haddon’s choice of narrator: The most wrenching of emotional moments are chronicled by a boy who cannot fathom emotions. The effect is dazzling, making for one of the freshest debut in years: a comedy, a tearjerker, a mystery story, a novel of exceptional literary merit that is great fun to read.

On the Origin of Species (English Spanish Edition illustrated)

El origen de las especies (Inglés Español Edición ilustrado)

Author: Charles Darwin

Publisher: Clap Publishing, LLC.

ISBN: 1635372399

Category: Nature

Page: N.A

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Darwin's book introduced the scientific theory that populations evolve over the course of generations through a process of natural selection. It presented a body of evidence that the diversity of life arose by common descent through a branching pattern of evolution. Darwin included evidence that he had gathered on the Beagle expedition in the 1830s and his subsequent findings from research, correspondence, and experimentation. El origen de las especies es un libro de Charles Darwin publicado el 24 de noviembre de 1859, considerado uno de los trabajos precursores de la literatura científica y el fundamento de la teoría de la biología evolutiva. Como Darwin era un científico eminente, sus conclusiones fueron tomadas en serio y las pruebas que presentaba generaron un debate científico, filosófico y religioso. El debate sobre el libro contribuyó a la campaña de Thomas Huxley y sus compañeros del X Club para secularizar la ciencia, promoviendo el naturalismo científico.

Dime qué comes y te diré qué sientes (Think Skinny, Feel Fit Spanish edition)

7 pasos para liberar la gordura emocional y transformar tu vida

Author: Alejandro Chabán

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501140531

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 288

View: 8334

¿Quieres bajar de peso? Primero pierde tu peso emocional. Alejandro Chabán tenía sobrepeso de niño, sufrió de anorexia y bulimia de adolescente y trató desesperadamente de tener un cuerpo saludable. Luego de haber probado diferentes dietas y ejercicios, y a pesar de haber bajado de peso, él descubrió que en su mente seguía siendo gordo, aunque su cuerpo se veía diferente. Estos sentimientos lo llevaron a desarrollar técnicas para aceptar y transformar al gordito que todos llevamos dentro y, en 2012, a fundar Yes You Can!®, un programa que ha ayudado a miles de personas a establecer un estilo de vida saludable con sabor latino. En Dime qué comes y te diré qué sientes, Alejandro comparte los siete pasos esenciales que lo ayudaron a cambiar sus pensamientos y transformar su cuerpo. Inspirado en anécdotas personales y testimonios, Alejandro explica en detalle qué significa tener sobrepeso emocional, cómo se conectan el bienestar físico con las emociones y cómo identificar mejor los obstáculos emocionales que sobrecargan la mente y el cuerpo. Estos pasos, basados en técnicas prácticas de pensamiento positivo, meditación, aceptación y compromiso, te ayudarán a llevar una vida más feliz y saludable. Ahora por fin podrás cuidarte de la manera que mereces.

Angels of Divine Light

The Remarkable Memoir of One of Today’s Leading Angelic Healers and Spiritual Therapists

Author: Aidan Storey

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476775729

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

View: 5637

A man describes how he has been visited by angels and other guardian spirits since his childhood and how they helped him heal and bring light back into his life after suffering abuse by two of his Catholic school teachers. Original.

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Christmas stories

Page: 82

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Everyone is familiar with this classic Christmas story. Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly, unpleasant man who despises Christmas and overworks his clerk Bob Cratchit. As he prepares for another Christmas Eve without celebration, Scrooge is greeted by his dead business partner, Jacob Marley who warns him that his greed will not go unpunished. At first, Scrooge doesn't heed Marley's warning, but soon he is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Christmas Yet to Come. He is made to face his cruel nature, and to consider whether he should change his ways. This is a free digital copy of a book that has been carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. To make this print edition available as an ebook, we have extracted the text using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology and submitted it to a review process to ensure its accuracy and legibility across different screen sizes and devices. Google is proud to partner with libraries to make this book available to readers everywhere.

Love in the Time of Cholera

Author: Gabriel García Márquez

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 1101911115

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN eBOOK! In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic. As he rises in his business career he whiles away the years in 622 affairs--yet he reserves his heart for Fermina. Her husband dies at last, and Florentino purposefully attends the funeral. Fifty years, nine months, and four days after he first declared his love for Fermina, he will do so again.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Author: John Boyne

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448139880

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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'Some things are just sitting there, minding their own business, waiting to be discovered. Like America. And other things are probably better off left alone' Nine-year-old Bruno has a lot of things on his mind. Who is the 'Fury'? Why did he make them leave their nice home in Berlin to go to 'Out-With' ? And who are all the sad people in striped pyjamas on the other side of the fence? The grown-ups won't explain so Bruno decides there is only one thing for it - he will have to explore this place alone. What he discovers is a new friend. A boy with the very same birthday. A boy in striped pyjamas. But why can't they ever play together? BACKSTORY: Read an interview with the author JOHN BOYNE and learn all about the Second World War in Germany.

The Fault in Our Stars

Author: John Green

Publisher: Puffin Books

ISBN: 9780141345659

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 316

View: 2915

John Green's witty yet heart-breaking tour de force. The multi-million #1 bestseller, now a major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort. "I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, then all at once."Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning author John Green's most ambitious and heartbreaking work yet, brilliantly exploring the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.Sunday Times (Culture)'A touching, often fiercely funny novel'The Sun on Sunday (Fabulous Magazine)'So good I think it should be compulsory reading for everyone!'Daily Express'John Green brilliantly captures the voices of a young generation while instilling it with the wisdom of a life that has lived too much yet will never live enough.Rather than depressing, the book is filled with dark humour and is written with a beautiful simplicity that draws the reader in so deeply that it's not just the twist and turns but the gently bends and curves that you feel tugging at your emotions... No doubt in the end you will cry but you will also feel that you have discovered a little something about living'Daily Telegraph'The novel, written for teenagers, but proving even more popular with adults'The Metro - 2013 Best FictionThe YA crossover hit of the year. The love affair of two terminally ill teenagers could be mawkish. In fact, it's funny, clever, irreverent and life-affirming.The Guardian'A Smart Book'Grazia'So good!'Good Housekeeping'John Green may write for young adults, but his intelligent sensitive style means The Fault in Our Starsdefies categorisation... as funny as it is heartbreaking... we defy you not to fall in love with its main characters, Hazel and Augustus.'The Tablet'A humourous and poignant love story... It's terrifically funny... as well as a moving exploration of loss and grief. And no, it's so much not just for teenage cancer sufferers... it's for everyone.'Bliss'If you need inspiration when it comes to making the most of a moment, this one is for you'Mizz'Exploring the funny, thrilling and tragic business of being alive and in love, this is a life-affirming tale of two teenagers who are terminally ill. Insightful, bold, irreverent and raw, if this doesn't make you cry, it'll definitely make you think, laugh and maybe even fall in love yourself!'** A thought-provoking love story from the New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns and - with David Levithan - Will Grayson, Will Grayson.** John Green has over 2.3 million Twitter followers, and more than 2.1 million subscribers to Vlogbrothers, the YouTube channel he created with his brother, Hank. ** The Fault in Our Stars will capture a crossover audience in the same vein as Zadie Smith, David Nicholls' One Day and Before I Die by Jenny Downham. ** 'Electric . . . Filled with staccato bursts of humor and tragedy' - Jodi Picoult** 'A novel of life and death and the people caught in between, The Fault in Our Stars is John Green at his best. You laugh, you cry, and then you come back for more' - Markus Zusak, author of The Book ThiefJohn Green is an award-winning, New York Times bestselling author whose many accolades include the Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and the Edgar Award. With his brother, Hank, John is one half of the Vlogbrothers (youtube.com/vlogbrothers), one of the most popular online video projects in the world. John lives with his wife and children in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The Four

The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

Author: Scott Galloway

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0735213658

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 310

View: 2211

In his highly provocative first book, Scott Galloway pulls back the curtain on exactly how Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google built their massive empires. While the media spins tales about superior products and designs, and the power of technological innovation, Galloway exposes the truth: none of these four are first movers technologically - they've either copied, stolen, or acquired their ideas. Readers will come away with fresh, game -changing insights about what it takes to win in today's economy. Print run 125,000.

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