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Nate the Great and the Monster Mess

By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
  • ISBN Code: : 0385372302
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Pages : 48
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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Beginning readers are introduced to the detective mystery genre in these chapter books. Perfect for the Common Core, kids can problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries! Nate the Great loves his mother’s Monster Cookies. But now her Monster Cookie recipe is missing! Nate and his dog, Sludge, get to work. They find lots of clues. But which ones count? Will Nate ever eat those wonderful cookies again? Check out the Fun Activities section in the back of the book! Visit Nate the Great and Sludge! NatetheGreatBooks.com "The short chapters and quick resolution of the mystery will be appreciated by beginning readers. Nate's many fans will eagerly sink their teeth into this treat."--School Library Journal

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  • Category : Literary Collections
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  • Pdf File: the-broadview-anthology-of-american-literature-volume-a.pdf

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Covering American literature from its pre-contact Indigenous beginnings through the Reconstruction period, the first two volumes of The Broadview Anthology of American Literature represent a substantial reconceiving of the canon of early American literature. Guided by the latest scholarship in American literary studies, and deeply committed to inclusiveness, social responsibility, and rigorous contextualization, the anthology balances representation of widely agreed-upon major works with an emphasis on American literature’s diversity, variety, breadth, and connections with the rest of the Americas. Highlights of Volume A: Beginnings to 1820 • Complete texts of Mary Rowlandson’s captivity narrative and Hannah Webster Foster’s The Coquette • In-depth Contexts sections on such topics as “Slavery and Resistance,” “Rebellions and Revolutions,” and “Print Culture and Popular Literature” • Broader and more extensive coverage of Indigenous oral and visual literature than in competing anthologies • Full author sections in the anthology devoted not only to frequently anthologized figures but also to authors such as Anne Hutchinson, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, and Briton Hammon

Delphi Complete Works of Joseph Addison (Illustrated)

By Joseph Addison
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  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Book Code : 1786560992
  • Total of Pages : 1320
  • Category : Drama
  • Members : 207
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The English essayist, poet, playwright and politician, Joseph Addison was a leading contributor and guiding spirit of the periodicals ‘The Tatler’ and ‘The Spectator’. Addison also wrote ‘Cato’, one of the most successful tragedies of the eighteenth century. Dr. Samuel Johnson’s praise of Addison established him as one of the most admired and influential masters of prose. This comprehensive eBook presents Addison’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Addison’s life and works * Concise introductions to the major works * All the plays and English poetry, with individual contents tables * Features rare works appearing for the first time in digital publishing * Excellent formatting of the texts * Rare essays available in no other collection * Special alphabetical contents table for the poetry * Includes Addison’s rare magazine contributions – available in no other collection * Features four biographies - discover Addison’s literary life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Dramatic Works Rosamond Cato The Drummer The Poetry The Poetical Works of Addison The Poems in Alphabetical Order The Prose Remarks on Several Parts of Italy, &c. The Present State of the War, and the Necessity of an Augmentation, Consider’d The Late Tryal and Conviction of Count Tariff A Dissertation upon the Most Celebrated Roman Poets The Old Whig Dialogues upon the Usefulness of Ancient Medals Serino The Evidences of the Christian Religion A Discourse on Antient and Modern Learning Maxims, observations, and Reflections: Moral, Political, and Divine Notes upon the Twelve Books of Paradise Lost The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers The Magazines Essays from ‘The Tatler’ The Spectator Essays from ‘The Free-Holder’ Essays from ‘The Guardian’ Essays from ‘The Lover’ The Biographies Addison by William John Courthope Addison by Samuel Johnson Life of Joseph Addison by George Gilfillan Joseph Addison by William Spalding Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles or to purchase this eBook as a Parts Edition of individual eBooks

Kingdom of the White Sea: The Trilogy

By Sarah M. Cradit
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  • Publisher : Storyville Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 751
  • Pdf File: kingdom-of-the-white-sea.pdf

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A crown woven together by lies. A kingdom with the power to unravel them. The bestselling epic fantasy trilogy, Kingdom of the White Sea, in a single collection. When the cruel usurper king demands the firstborn daughters from every lordship in the realm, the lords and ladies have no choice but to obey, or invite war. The four young women, though, have their own plan. One that will send the realm into a chaos that will change the lives and futures of everyone in it. This collection includes all three books in the trilogy—and over half a million words of treachery, bravery, and redemption: The Kingless Crown- 610 pages The Broken Realm- 690 pages The Hidden Kingdom- 736 pages "This is the new series Game of Thrones fans have been waiting for!"- Melanie, Melanie's Muses "A riveting tale of suspense, secrets, and magic you won't want to put down."- International Bestselling Author Rebecca L. Garcia "One word. PHENOMENAL. A must read! Completely sucked me in from page one. 10/10!"- Aubrie Nixon, Fantasy Author of Secret of Souls "The first of an epic series that will no doubt have a cult following. Simply superb."- Award Winning Author Julieanne Lynch "Cradit has no doubt established herself in the epic fantasy genre with this novel. I cannot wait to return to the Kingdom of the White Sea. I'm hooked!" —Greg Wilkey, Bestselling Author of YA and NA Fiction "Captivating like gold. Mesmerizing like diamonds. A new fantasy to trail blazes like Sarah J Maas and Leigh Bardugo!"- Laura, The Literary Vixen and #NerdGirlVixen

The Oxford Handbook of Skepticism

By John Greco
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Book Code : 0199909857
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  • Category : Philosophy
  • Members : 273
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In the history of philosophical thought, few themes loom as large as skepticism. Skepticism has been the most visible and important part of debates about knowledge. Skepticism at its most basic questions our cognitive achievements, challenges our ability to obtain reliable knowledge; casting doubt on our attempts to seek and understand the truth about everything from ethics, to other minds, religious belief, and even the underlying structure of matter and reality. Since Descartes, the defense of knowledge against skepticism has been one of the primary tasks not just of epistemology but philosophy itself. The Oxford Handbook of Skepticism features twenty-six newly commissioned chapters by top figures in the field. Part One contains articles explaining important kinds of skeptical reasoning. Part Two focuses on responses to skeptical arguments. Part Three concentrates on important contemporary issues revolving around skepticism. As the first volume of its kind, the articles make significant contributions to the debate on skepticism.

Thirty-Six Short Essays on the Probing Mind of Thomas Jefferson

By M. Andrew Holowchak
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  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Book Code : 1527543145
  • Total of Pages : 179
  • Category : History
  • Members : 415
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Thomas Jefferson wrote to his personal physician, Dr. Vine Utley (21 Mar. 1819) that he was wont to read something inspirational “whereupon to ruminate in the intervals of sleep.” His aim was to retire from the night with healthy thoughts to ready him for a peaceful sleep and an eventful next day. Authored by one of the world’s foremost authorities on the mind of Jefferson, this book—comprising 36 short essays on his thoughts on politics, religion and morality, and the arts and sciences, as well as perspectives on today’s Jeffersonian historiography—is to be read in a similar manner. These short essays—light, fresh, and lively, but erudite and provocative—are to be read thus by mavens of Jefferson: one or a few chapters at a time, “whereupon to ruminate.” As such, they are to be savored in the manner of the Fables of Aesop or of Seneca’s Epistles to his disciple Lucilius, although their engaging nature means the reader may find it difficult to put the book down.

One Million Centuries

By Richard A. Lupoff
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  • Publisher : Gateway
  • Book Code : 1473208610
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 476
  • Pdf File: one-million-centuries.pdf

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Lost and unconscious in the Antarctic, chopper pilot Robert Parker awoke from a frozen sleep one million centuries later, in a tropical forest, where butterflies gave the kiss of death and men fought with broadsword and javelin.

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

By Jules Verne
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  • Publisher : EDCON Publishing Group
  • Book Code : 1555760910
  • Total of Pages : 72
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 742
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Bring the Classics To Life. These novels have been adapted into 10 short chapters that will excite the reluctant reader as well as the enthusiastic one. Key words are defined and used in context. Multiple-choice questions require the student to recall specific details, sequence the events, draw inferences from story context, develop another name for the chapter, and choose the main idea. Let the Classics introduce Kipling, Stevenson, and H.G. Wells. Your students will embrace the notion of Crusoe's lonely reflections, the psychological reactions of a Civil War soldier at Chancellorsville, and the tragedy of the Jacobite Cause in 18th Century Scotland. In our society, knowledge of these Classics is a cultural necessity. Improves fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.