Full of colorful animal illustrations and set in the beautiful African savanna, this rhyming picture book follows Gia, a giraffe with a not so giant neck, as she goes on a journey of self-discovery. Children will also find a bunch of fun learning activities, including spot the difference, a word search and even fact files for the animals featured.
This children's book focuses on the author's two main passions, her love for her home city of Charleston, S.C. and her favorite subject of history. The main character, Gia the Giraffe, takes you on a quick visit to some places of both historical significance and local flavor. Follow along as Gia guides you through the great city of Charleston, South Carolina.
The Middle Paleolithic of Bir Tarfawi and Bir Sahara East
Author: Angela E. Close
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Category: Social Science
by Fred Wendorf, Romuald Schild and Angela E. Close INTRODUCTION roughly contemporaneous with the later part of Isotope Stage 7; most sites occur in sediments dated between 100 The Middle Paleolithic is potentially one of the most and 130 ka and fall early in the Last Interglacial; the most interesting periods in human history. It marks a major recent Middle Paleolithic site dates between 70 and 80 ka. at break from the long period of the Lower Paleolithic when the end of the Last Interglacial. there was essentially no change for several hundreds of thousands of years, and it was during the Middle THE MODERN ENVIRONMENT Paleolithic, and probably early in that stage, that the The two depressions of Bir Tarfawi and Bir Sahara East are modem form of human being first appeared in Africa (Stringer and Andrews 1988). We do not know whether the near the center of the southern Libyan Desert. They are earliest modem Africans behaved differently from Middle about 350 km southwest of Kharga Oasis, and the same Paleolithic people elsewhere in the world and of different distance west and slightly north of Abu Simbel, at 22°55'N, physical types, but we should find out. A study of human 28°45'E.
Unofficial Adventures for Pokémon GO Players, Book Three
Author: Alex Polan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Juvenile Fiction
On a trip to the zoo, Team Mystic encounters plenty of rare Pokémon. There are Abras, Mankeys, and Butterfree everywhere, not to mention a gazillion PokéStops. How lucky can a group of Pokémon GO players be? Then Gianna loses her lucky Pokémon-catching cap, and their fortunes take a turn for the worse. Now the kids have to stop looking for Pokémon and start looking for Gianna’s favorite cap. Team Mystic is on the case! But every clue the friends follow seems to lead a dead end, and soon they find their hopes of finding the cap fluttering away. Can an encounter with Butterfree help them find the lucky cap? Or has their luck run dry? Fans of Pokémon GO will cheer for Team Mystic this exciting third book in the Unofficial Adventures for Pokémon GO Players series!
Learn the Easiest 5,000 Italian Words and Phrases That Are Nearly Identico to English
Author: Raymond Lowry
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Category: Foreign Language Study
That's right, you already know Italian--even if you never took a language course in your life! Many of the words you know in English are similar and often the same in Italian, such as arte and delizioso. And pizza, bambino, and diva have been part of our lexicon for so long you forget they were ever "foreign." You Already Know Italian is the easiest and fastest way to build your Italian vocabulary by using your prior knowledge as the foundation for language learning. Inside you will find chapters devoted to three types of words: familiar terms, identical and similar terms, and "falsely similar" terms. By studying these words, you will realize just how many Italian words you already know and how easy it is to pick up those terms that are close in meaning to their English counterparts. You will have a 5,000-word Italian vocabulary in no time at all! Look how much Italian vocabulary you already know: Familiar Italian terms: Amore--Love Bandito--Outlaw Ciao--Hello Pasta--Pasta Simpatico--Agreeable Vino--Wine Italian words identical or similar to English ones: Computer--Computer Jazz--Jazz Leader--Leader Quota--Quota Uso--Use Virus--Virus But beware these falsely similar words: Ago--Needle Camera--Room Fatto--Fact Salto--Jump Stare--To stand Villano--Inconsiderate