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The Girl Who Owned a City

By O. T. (Terry) Nelson
  • ISBN Code: : 146773151X
  • Publisher : Carolrhoda Books ®
  • Pages : 208
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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A deadly plague has devastated Earth, killing all the adults. Lisa and her younger brother Todd are struggling to stay alive in a world where no one is safe. Other children along Grand Avenue need help as well. They band together to find food, shelter, and protection from dangerous gangs invading their neighborhood. When Tom Logan and his army start making threats, Lisa comes up with a plan and leads her group to a safer place. But how far is she willing to go to protect what's hers?

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  • Publisher : DC Zoom
  • Book Code : 177950358X
  • Total of Pages : 142
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Members : 944
  • Pdf File: anti-hero.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Piper Pájaro and Sloane MacBrute are two 13-year-old girls with very different lives but very similar secrets. Popular, outgoing Piper is strong-like, ripping-the-doors-off-cars strong. She longs to be a superhero, even if she tends to leave massive messes in her wake. Sloane, on the other hand, is snarky and super-smart. Like, evil-genius smart. To help her family, she has to put those smarts to use for her villainous grandfather. When a mission to steal an experimental technological device brings the two girls face to face with each other, the device sparks-and the two girls switch bodies! Now they must live in each other's shoes as they figure out a way to switch back. Anti/Hero is a story that explores what makes a hero, how one can find friendship where it's unexpected, and what it means to walk in another person's shoes...literally! Authors Kate Karyus Quinn (Another Little Piece, The Show Must Go On) and Demitria Lunetta (The Fade, Bad Blood) make their graphic novel debut alongside artist Maca Gil and introduce two new and exciting DC characters!

Utopian and Dystopian Writing for Children and Young Adults

By Carrie Hintz,Elaine Ostry
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1135373361
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 475
  • Pdf File: utopian-and-dystopian-writing-for-children-and-young-adults.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This volume examines a variety of utopian writing for children from the 18th century to the present day, defining and exploring this new genre in the field of children's literature. The original essays discuss thematic conventions and present detailed case studies of individual works. All address the pedagogical implications of work that challenges children to grapple with questions of perfect or wildly imperfect social organizations and their own autonomy. The book includes interviews with creative writers and the first bibliography of utopian fiction for children.

101 Great, Ready-to-Use Book Lists for Teens

By Nancy J. Keane
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Book Code : 1610691350
  • Total of Pages : 263
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 328
  • Pdf File: 101-great-ready-to-use-book-lists-for-teens.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Building on the author's work in The Big Book of Teen Reading Lists, this book provides 101 new and revised reading lists created in consultation with teachers and public librarians—an invaluable resource for any educator who plans activities for children that involve using literature.

The Call Me Ishmael Phone Book

By Logan Smalley,Stephanie Kent
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1982140593
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 838
  • Pdf File: the-call-me-ishmael-phone-book.pdf

Book Short Summary:

For fans of My Ideal Bookshelf and Bibliophile, The Call Me Ishmael Phone Book is the perfect gift for book lovers everywhere: a quirky and entertaining interactive guide to reading, featuring voicemails, literary Easter eggs, checklists, and more, from the creators of the popular multimedia project. The Call Me Ishmael Phone Book is an interactive illustrated homage to the beautiful ways in which books bring meaning to our lives and how our lives bring meaning to books. Carefully crafted in the style of a retro telephone directory, this guide offers you a variety of unique ways to connect with readers, writers, bookshops, and life-changing stories. In it, you’ll discover... -Heartfelt, anonymous voicemail messages and transcripts from real-life readers sharing unforgettable stories about their most beloved books. You’ll hear how a mother and daughter formed a bond over their love for Erin Morgenstern’s The Night Circus, or how a reader finally felt represented after reading Gene Luen Yang’s American Born Chinese, or how two friends performed Mary Oliver’s Thirst to a grove of trees, or how Anne Frank inspired a young writer to continue journaling. -Hidden references inside fictional literary adverts like Ahab’s Whale Tours and Miss Ophelia’s Psychic Readings, and real-life literary landmarks like Maya Angelou City Park and the Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum. -Lists of bookstores across the USA, state by state, plus interviews with the book lovers who run them. -Various invitations to become a part of this book by calling and leaving a bookish voicemail of your own. -And more! Quirky, nostalgic, and full of heart, The Call Me Ishmael Phone Book is a love letter to the stories that change us, connect us, and make us human.

"This Is a Great Book!"

By Larry Swartz,Shelley Stagg Peterson
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Pembroke Publishers Limited
  • Book Code : 1551389118
  • Total of Pages : 136
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 728
  • Pdf File: this-is-a-great-book.pdf

Book Short Summary:

“This Is a Great Book!” champions the belief that having a wide range of “great” books to read is essential to students’ becoming readers — both inside the classroom, and beyond. Based on extensive research, this highly readable book explores a range of recommended titles that cover a spectrum of developmental stages, from early chapter books to young adult novels. The 101 literacy events outlined within include a wealth of practical strategies: more than fifty reproducible activities, assessment profiles, and inventories for easy classroom use. Committed to nurturing the love of reading, this passionate book invites readers to dig deeper by responding through writing, discussion, the arts, media, and more. Special attention is given to the world of leisure reading, where readers make choices based on their preferences and tastes as they build a lifelong interest in fiction that will enrich their lives.

12 Reasons Why I Love Her

By Jamie S. Rich
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Oni Press
  • Book Code : 1620102854
  • Total of Pages : 184
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Members : 254
  • Pdf File: 12-reasons-why-i-love-her.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The classic romance from the team behind Lady Killer is back in print with a brand new hardcover edition! Now in a larger size, and featuring excerpts from the original script, this 10-year anniversary edition is perfect for fans of Fresh Romance. Twelve vignettes reveal the story of young couple Gwen and Evan’s tumultuous relationship, one small piece at a time. It all adds up to an unforgettable romance rife with drama, humor, and heart.

Classroom Routines for Real Learning

By Jennifer Harper,Katheryn O'Brien
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Pembroke Publishers Limited
  • Book Code : 1551389053
  • Total of Pages : 128
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 367
  • Pdf File: classroom-routines-for-real-learning.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Classroom routines are the sequences and order that students are asked to follow, be it walking in line through the hall, or answering “present” when their name is called. Established routines run themselves, and are the well-oiled machines that help a classroom function. Routines can also provide the groundwork for a learning environment that nourishes student-driven learning. Simple, structured routines can help maximize learning by providing stability, consistency, and time management skills — for both teachers and students. This thoughtful book shows how to use flexible, well-structured routines to build classroom community, foster independent work, differentiate lessons, increase student engagement, and encourage collaboration. The ideal resource to help teachers devote every minute in the school day to effective learning.

Fellowship of Reason

By Martin L. Cowen III
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1462812562
  • Total of Pages : 201
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Members : 215
  • Pdf File: fellowship-of-reason.pdf

Book Short Summary:

For almost two millennia religions have had a virtual monopoly on morality. No longer. Today, there is a philosophy of reason that provides a rational and objective validation of moral laws. The Fellowship of Reason exists to advocate, celebrate, and promulgate that morality based upon reality to a literate, thoughtful, reality-oriented, self-responsible general public worldwide. This book is divided into twelve chapters. Chapter 1 elaborates the reasons for the existence of our rational moral community. The objective human needs that until now have been served only by religion are explored. In chapter 2 I explain the details of our moral philosophy by identifying what we regard as the ultimate value. The choices of ultimate value include God, the state, the environment, and individual human life. Chapter 3 considers the meaning of life from three angles—the purpose or goal of life, the intention of life, and the actual definition of a particular human life as manifested in the actions taken by that individual. We work through an exercise to discover the meaning (definition) of the reader's life. Chapter 4 advocates that each individual discover and deliberately pursue his or her own major lifetime goals, that he or she give his or her life a meaning in the sense of purpose or goal. Happiness, we hold, requires a life purpose. Chapter 5 considers the contents of human consciousness. Five components of the human soul are explored—the other, your daemon, reason, emotions, and your parents' child. Chapter 6 presents techniques for working on your soul and explains the non-mystical, natural referents of the Holy Trinity. Chapter 7 concisely states our philosophy of reason. Chapter 8 introduces the new component to our philosophy of reason—benevolence. The relationship between the virtues of benevolence and the penultimate values of a loving family, good friends, and community is revealed. Chapter 9 details the elements of a regular meeting of the Fellowship of Reason. Chapter 10 describes our rational rituals. In order to be happy, one must selectively focus one's attention. These rituals are institutionally structured disciplines designed to focus our attention upon the good things in life. Chapter 11 reveals the mythology of our new moral community. And finally, in chapter 12 we provide reasons why you should create a Fellowship of Reason in your city. We show how reason, if utilized consistently as the means of living, will spread human freedom, prosperity, and happiness throughout the world. An appendix concludes, addressed to our theistic friends. The purpose of morality is to teach you to enjoy yourself and live well on earth. Reason makes human life possible. The Fellowship of Reason proposes to bring to you, in regular weekly celebrations and in daily spiritual exercises, tools that will enhance your life and the lives of everyone around you. Read the book to learn more about the Fellowship of Reason.

The Girl Who Couldn't Stop Arguing

By Melissa Kite
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Corsair
  • Book Code : 1472115376
  • Total of Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 506
  • Pdf File: the-girl-who-couldn-t-stop-arguing.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Madison Flight refuses to be born for five days. She comes out eventually ? kicking, screaming, and scarred for life by forceps ? but it isn?t long before her mother, Cynthia, realises the terrible truth: she has given birth to the world?s first arguing baby. Cyntha?s husband Mitchell soon takes off in terror, leaving her to raise their quarrelsome rugrat with only the help of the next door neighbour Shirley ? a sadistic retired nurse who detests children. Madison?s young life is full of proud milestones: at the age of one she breaks the world record for the number of times anyone has said the word `no? during a two week Spanish package holiday - 4,477 times ? and she gets better with practice. Lots of practice. This is the story of a girl who wanted to be right rather than happy. This is the story of the girl who couldn?t stop arguing.

The Girl Who Ruled Fairyland--For a Little While

By Catherynne M. Valente
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Book Code : 1429957913
  • Total of Pages : 32
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 410
  • Pdf File: the-girl-who-ruled-fairyland-for-a-little-while.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This original short story tells the tale of how a girl named Mallow defeated King Goldmouth with the help of the Red Wind, Mr. Map, and many fairyland friends new and old--from Catherynne M. Valente, author of the children's fantasy sensation The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.