If you give a man a cookie...he's going to want milk to go with it...God forbid he should get it himself. If You Give a Man a Cookie is a woman’s commentary about her helpless man and the chain of events that leads him on a journey from the bed to the bathroom to the couch and back to bed at nightfall.

Author Laura Joffe Numeroff
Isbn 1449485561
Genre Humor
Year 2017-10-10
Pages 32
Language English
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Yaa Gyasi's stunning follow-up to her acclaimed national bestseller Homegoing is a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama. Gifty is a fifth year candidate in neuroscience at Stanford University's School of Medicine studying reward-seeking behaviour in mice and the neural circuits of depression and addiction. Her brother, Nana, was a gifted high school athlete who died of a heroin overdose after a knee injury left him hooked on OxyContin. Her suicidal mother is living in her bed. Gifty is determined to discover the scientific basis for the suffering she sees all around her. But even as she turns to hard science to unlock the mystery of her family's loss, she finds herself hungering for her childhood faith, and grappling with the evangelical church in which she was raised, whose promise of salvation remains as tantalizing as it is elusive. Transcendent Kingdom is a deeply moving portrait of a family of Ghanaian immigrants ravaged by depression and addiction and grief--a novel about faith, science, religion, love. Exquisitely written and emotionally searing, this is an exceptionally powerful follow-up to Gyasi's phenomenal debut.

Author Yaa Gyasi
Isbn 0385695187
Genre Fiction
Year 2020-09-08
Pages 256
Language English
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Practice makes perfect in this kick-butt fractured fairy tale. Why does this wolf think he can come to town and blow all the houses down? These three little pigs just aren't going to take it from that bully anymore! The first starts aikido lessons---he'll make mincemeat out of that wolf! His brother learns a little jujitsu--he'll chop that guy to pieces! But when the wolf actually appears, it turs out these two pigs aren't quite ready after all. Good thing their sister has been training every day to master some serious karate moves that save the day. KIYA! Corey Rosen Schwartz serves up a fun combination of smart-aleck dialogue and tongue-in-cheek rhymes that'll have kids howling, and rising star Dan Santat's spunky illustrations are sure to pack a punch!

Author Corey Rosen Schwartz
Isbn 1101652071
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2012-09-27
Pages 40
Language English
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When David Shannon was five years old, he wrote and illustrated his first book. On every page were these words: NO, DAVID! . . . and a picture of David doing things he was not supposed to do. Now David is all grown up. But some things never change. . . . Over fifteen years after its initial publication, NO, DAVID! remains a perennial household favorite, delighting children, parents, and teachers alike. David is a beloved character, whose unabashed good humor, mischievous smile, and laughter-inducing antics underline the love parents have for their children--even when they misbehave.

Author David Shannon
Isbn 1338113194
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2016-08-30
Pages 32
Language English
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The New York Times bestseller featured on THE TODAY SHOW! A heart-tugging dog adoption story told through letters--deeply sincere and almost desperate pleas for a forever home--from the dog, himself! This picture book shares the tale of Arfy, a homeless mutt who lives in a box in an alley. Arfy writes to every person on Butternut Street about what a great pet he'd make. His letters to prospective owners share that he's house broken! He has his own squeaky bone! He can learn to live with cats! But, no one wants him. Won't anyone open their heart--and home--to a lonesome dog? Readers will be happily surprised to learn just who steps up to adopt Arfy. Troy Cummings's hilarious and touching story is a perfect gift for a child wanting a dog, and for pet adoption advocates. It also showcases many different styles of letter writing, making it appealing to parents and teachers looking to teach the lost art of written communication. "It's an instant classic in our household." --#1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas

Author Troy Cummings
Isbn 0399554548
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2018-03-13
Pages 40
Language English
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A #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon, this deliciously funny read-aloud is an unforgettable tale of new friends and the perfect snack that will make you laugh until spicy salsa comes out of your nose. Dragons love tacos. They love chicken tacos, beef tacos, great big tacos, and teeny tiny tacos. So if you want to lure a bunch of dragons to your party, you should definitely serve tacos. Buckets and buckets of tacos. Unfortunately, where there are tacos, there is also salsa. And if a dragon accidentally eats spicy salsa . . . oh, boy. You're in red-hot trouble. This makes the perfect gift for any special occasion, from award-winning team of Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri who created Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel, El Chupacabras, High Five, Robo-Sauce, and Secret Pizza Party.

Author Adam Rubin
Isbn 0399539301
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2012-06-14
Pages 40
Language English
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New York Times Bestseller! 5 Starred Reviews! "Will have listeners in stitches." —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "Purely absurd, sidesplitting humor." —Booklist (starred review) "Demands bombastic, full-volume performances." —Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Perfect for a guffawing share with younger sibs or buddy read." —BCCB (starred review) "The sort of story that makes children love to read." —School Library Journal (starred review) From acclaimed, bestselling creators Drew Daywalt, author of The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home, and Adam Rex, author-illustrator of Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich, comes a laugh-out-loud hilarious picture book about the epic tale of the classic game Rock, Paper, Scissors. "I couldn’t stop laughing while reading this aloud to a group of kids," commented the founder of Bookopolis.com, Kari Ness Riedel.

Author Drew Daywalt
Isbn 0063026856
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2020-02-11
Pages 48
Language English
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The first hilarious story in the New York Times bestselling Magnolia Says DON'T! series about a charismatic kid who's got a terrific knack for terrible ideas! Note to self: If your teacher tells you to bring something from nature for show-and-tell, she does not want you to bring an alligator! But nothing will stop Magnolia, who's determined to have the best show-and-tell of all--until her reptilian rapscallion starts getting her into some major trouble. Now it's up to Magnolia to find a way to send this troublemaker home--but what could possibly scare an alligator away?

Author Elise Parsley
Isbn 0316376582
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2015-07-07
Pages 40
Language English
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In this Caldecott Honor–winning picture book, The Twilight Zone comes to the carrot patch as a rabbit fears his favorite treats are out to get him. Includes audio! Jasper Rabbit loves carrots—especially Crackenhopper Field carrots. He eats them on the way to school. He eats them going to Little League. He eats them walking home. Until the day the carrots start following him...or are they? Celebrated artist Peter Brown’s stylish illustrations pair perfectly with Aaron Reynold’s text in this hilarious picture book that shows it’s all fun and games…until you get too greedy.

Author Aaron Reynolds
Isbn 1442453095
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2012-08-21
Pages 40
Language English
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Sophie Peterman is here to tell you the truth about babies. Babies are not sweet. Babies are not precious. Babies are not cute. Babies are... What, you thought she'd just give it away? Well, here's a hint: It's not pretty!

Author Sarah Weeks
Isbn 1439156115
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2011-09-27
Pages 32
Language English
File format PDF

A child reminds everyone to embrace their own special something in this joyful expression of self-love. When a drawing of a little girl comes to life, she boldly declares that she doesn't want to be erased, or put into a picture that doesn't feel like her true self. Instead, she decides to speak up in a powerful way. And she has some words of advice: embrace what you have, love yourself, and "rock what ya got." In this affirmation of self-identity and girl power, a child's memorable mantra offers a timeless lesson, reminding readers of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities that it's okay to be yourself. Bold illustrations from Kerascoët (Malala's Magic Pencil) bring the engaging story to life.

Author Samantha Berger
Isbn 0316561460
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2018-09-25
Pages 40
Language English
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A parody of the children's classic and a hilarious gift for anyone that finds modern life funny and absurd. In a bright buzzing room, in the glow of the moon-and iPhones and Androids and Blackberries too-it is time to say goodnight... Modern life is abuzz. There are huge LCD WiFi HD TVs and Facebook requests and thumbs tapping texts and new viral clips of cats doing flips. Wouldn't it be nice to say goodnight to all that? Like the rest of us who cannot resist just a few more scrolls and clicks, you may find yourself ready for bed while still clinging to your electronics long after dark. This book, which is made of paper, is a reminder for the child in all of us to power down at the end of the day. This hilarious parody not only pokes loving fun at the bygone quiet of the original classic, but also at our modern plugged-in lives. It will make you laugh, and it will also help you put yourself and your machines to sleep. Don't worry, though. Your gadgets will be waiting for you, fully charged, in the morning.

Author Ann Droyd
Isbn 1101565926
Genre Humor
Year 2011-10-27
Pages 33
Language English
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Spark your child's imagination through science and learning with this captivating astronomy book for toddlers. When it comes to kids books about black holes nothing else can compare to this clever science parody from the #1 science author for kids, Chris Ferrie! PLUS, use a black light to reveal secret, invisible text and artwork that reverses the story from nothing to the scientific creation of everything! Using the familiar rhythm of "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly," follow along as the black hole swallows up the universe and everything that exists in it, from the biggest to the smallest pieces of matter. The silly, vibrant artwork is sure to make stargazers of all ages smile and start a love of science in your baby. There was a black hole that swallowed the universe. I don't know why it swallowed the universe—oh well, it couldn't get worse. There was a black hole that swallowed a galaxy. It left quite a cavity after swallowing that galaxy. It swallowed the galaxies that filled universe. I don't know why it swallowed the universe—oh well, it couldn't get worse.

Author Chris Ferrie
Isbn 1728216125
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2019-09-03
Pages 40
Language English
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As schools struggle to teach all students, the multi-age teaching and learning framework has emerged as one of today’s most effective ways to structure schools. Multi-age Learning Community (MAC) Program is a professional development program in action. It presents a framework that can transform schools from a graded system to a multi-age learning environment. This multi-age school targets students’ individual and personal needs and allows students to excel and succeed. The school reform climate today focuses on schools of choice and building effective school environments. This multi-age program creates a unique school niche that is marketable to families. Parents have the option of sending their children to schools that concentrate on achievement that best meets the needs of the learner without disrupting the mandates of the curricula. This book is intended to assist educators at all levels of all school organizations, as well as give policymakers, educators and parents the information on an effective school program. This book gives information on how to transform schools into multi-age classrooms. This book is divided into four parts that explain both the theory and the practice of effective strategies for the multi-age school program: Organizational Practice, Building Culture, Learning Processes, and Assessment and Systemic Improvement. There are specific basic principles and practices that are integrated into a quality and effective framework discussed in the chapters of this book. Each chapter begins with a vignette based on my experiences in multiage schools and concludes with an educator’s reflection to recap the concepts in the chapter. Each chapter also integrates snapshots that are short real-to-life passages that bring to life concepts discussed in the chapter. Although this book discusses multi-age schools, these ideas may be applied to all school environments. To accommodate all school programs, at the end of each chapter, a section titled Application for All Schools is a framework that discusses just how to apply chapter concepts in any school or classroom program. It is recommended that the reader review the book one time in sequence and then reread each chapter as needed, to give meaning to the reader’s purpose.

Author Barbara Cozza
Isbn 1475837755
Genre Education
Year 2017-09-18
Pages 242
Language English
File format PDF

Get to know your friends—and yourself—better with this thought-provoking activity book full of fun quizzes! So grab some paper and a pencil, write down your answers, and get ready to learn all about yourself and your friends! Stuck on a long car ride with no wifi? Lounging on the beach or by the pool? Hanging with your bestie in the backyard or having a sleepover? Just looking for something to do? Then this is the perfect book for you! Packed with tons of quizzes that will tell you everything from what kind of birthday cake you should have to what color to paint your room to who your style icon is, you and your friends will have fun figuring it all out!

Author Emma Sector
Isbn 1481459333
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2016-05-24
Pages 128
Language English
File format PDF

Building 21st Century communication skills Students are expected to be innovators, creative thinkers, and problem solvers. But what if they can't communicate their ideas persuasively? Knowing how to share ideas is as crucial as the ideas themselves. Unfortunately, many students don’t get explicit opportunities to hone this skill. Cultivating Communication in the Classroom will help educators design authentic learning experiences that allow students to practice their skills. Readers will find: Real world insights into how students will be expected to communicate in their future careers and education Strategies for teaching communication skills throughout the curriculum Communication Catchers for igniting ideas

Author Lisa Johnson
Isbn 1506356389
Genre Education
Year 2017-02-23
Pages 224
Language English
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Provides new empirical study data that explores the influence of linguistic variables within developmental contexts on theory of mind development and functioning Establishes context for usage, including personal, social, and business interactions Offers a comprehensive overview on the most current studies that address the relationship between language and theory of mind

Author Alessandro Antonietti,Olga Liverta Sempio,Antonella Marchetti
Isbn 0387249974
Genre Psychology
Year 2006-09-13
Pages 198
Language English
File format PDF

Building on her award-winning research (featured in Playing Their Way into Literacies) which emphasizes that play is an early literacy, Wohlwend has developed a curricular framework for children ages 3 to 8. The Literacy Playshop curriculum engages children in creating their own multimedia productions, positioning them as media makers rather than passive recipients of media messages. The goal is to teach young children to critically interpret the daily messages they receive in popular entertainment that increasingly blur toys, stories, and advertising. The first half of this practical resource features case studies that show how six early childhood teachers working together in teacher study groups developed and implemented play-based literacy learning and media production. The second half of the book provides a Literacy Playshop framework with professional development and classroom activities, discussion questions, and technology try-it sections. This user-friendly book will inspire and support teachers in designing their own Literacy Playshops.

Author Karen E. Wohlwend
Isbn 0807771961
Genre Education
Year 2015-04-25
Pages 129
Language English
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A caring and hard working mother just trying to raise good kids faces many things every day...Dirty dishes overflow the sink. Your two youngest kids just began their third round of hand-to-hand combat today. And now the washing machine won’t start. Visions of putting a home-cooked meal in the oven while the family plays happily in the living room evaporate amid screaming, complaining, and slammed doors—and that’s not even counting what the children are doing. Happy parenting right? Lisa Pennington knows what those days are like. Whether you are a stay at home mom or single mom, she knows that even in the hard times you can find immense joy. In Mama Needs a Do-Over, Lisa offers hopeful, practical guide for moms full of ideas for resetting your family’s mood in the toughest moments. She also dives deep into your mother’s heart to show you the power you have to turn those challenges into gifts. Let Lisa bring you a little fun, a new perspective, and a go-to list for those do-over days, and you might just find joy in all those dirty dishes after all!

Author Lisa Pennington
Isbn 0781413664
Genre Religion
Year 2015-09-01
Pages 208
Language English
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Use First-Rate Reading Basics: Comprehension to produce first-rate readers with fun, interactive, and original activities that emphasize reading skills for grades K–1. These skills include pre-reading, monitoring comprehension, graphic and semantic organizers, answering and generating comprehension questions, recognizing story structure, summarizing, and interacting with the text. This 80-page book includes a reproducible parent letter and student assessment and enriches students' understanding of reading material throughout the year.

Author Starin W. Lewis,Elizabeth Suarez Aguerre
Isbn 1594415617
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2005-01-01
Pages 80
Language English
File format PDF

Read this sweet New York Times bestselling series from the author of If You Give a Pig a Pancake, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, If You Give a Mouse a Brownie, and other beloved books. The Jellybeans are ready for an art adventure when Bitsy enlists the other girls to help her paint a mural at their favorite place: the candy shop! After a fun trip to the museum to learn about art, the four Jellybeans use their different strengths and talents to work together to create a colorful success. This fourth book in the successful, New York Times bestselling series once again shows, whether readers are girly girls, bookworms, artists, or tomboys, that there is a Jellybean for everyone!

Author Laura Numeroff,Nate Evans
Isbn 1613123027
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2014-05-16
Pages 32
Language English
File format PDF

Mice have captured the hearts of many through their roles that are presented through children's literature. Let your students be entertained as they enjoy reading selections from the world of mice. This package contains individualized activity cards that can be used with mice novels and stories. The activities focus on these skills: creative, comprehension and word use.

Author Georgina Kucherik and Mary Bain
Isbn 177344073X
Genre Education
Year 2021-06-04
Pages 42
Language English
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In this two-volume set, a series of expert contributors look at what it means to be a boy growing up in North America, with entries covering everything from toys and games, friends and family, and psychological and social development. • 166 entries on specific aspects of boyhood life in North America today, ranging from boy-centered toys, games, and media to issues of masculinity and confusing notions of manhood • Expert contributors from a variety of academic and professional disciplines, providing insight into a range of issues related to the lives of North American boys • Bibliographic listings of works cited and further reading in print and online • A comprehensive index

Author Shirley R. Steinberg,Michael Kehler,Lindsay Cornish
Isbn 0313350817
Genre Social Science
Year 2010-06-17
Pages 527
Language English
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This essential guide has exactly the right books to help you celebrate special days throughout the year—even "holidays" you've never heard of—and provides hundreds of fun titles and activities that could inspire your students to become life-long readers. • Includes more than 365 recommended picture books selected for their genuine worth as well as for their diversity • Offers fun, quick, and easily completed activities coordinated to daily holidays throughout the year • Provides a useful resource for anyone who works with young children in schools, public libraries, or in the home, for those new to picture books and experienced veterans alike • Helps educators to stress the joy of reading and enable students to learn new and interesting things every day of the year

Author Nancy J. Polette
Isbn 1440842779
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Year 2015-11-10
Pages 187
Language English
File format PDF

Harlequin® Special Edition brings you three new titles for one great price, available now! These are heartwarming, romantic stories about life, love and family. This Special Edition box set includes: A COWBOY’S CHRISTMAS CAROL (A Montana Mavericks: What Happened to Beatrix? novel) by Brenda Harlen Evan Cruise is haunted by his past and refuses to celebrate the festivities around him—until he meets Daphne Taylor. But when Daphne uncovers Evan’s shocking family secret, it threatens to tear them apart. Will a little Christmas magic change everything? HIS LAST-CHANCE CHRISTMAS FAMILY (A Welcome to Starlight novel) by USA TODAY bestselling author Michelle Major Brynn Hale has finally returned home to Starlight. She’s ready for a fresh start for her son, and what better time for it than Christmas? Still, Nick Dunlap is the one connection to her past she can’t let go of. Nick’s not sure he deserves a chance with her now, but the magic of the season might make forgiveness—and love—a little bit easier for them both… A FIREHOUSE CHRISTMAS BABY (A Lovestruck, Vermont novel) by Teri Wilson After her dreams of motherhood were dashed, Felicity Hart is determined to make a fresh start in Lovestruck. Unfortunately, she has to work with firefighter Wade Ericson when a baby is abandoned at the firehouse. Then Felicity finds herself moving into Wade’s house and using her foster-care training to care for the child, all just in time for Christmas. For more relatable stories of love and family, look for Harlequin Special Edition December 2020 — Box Set 2 of 2

Author Brenda Harlen,Michelle Major,Teri Wilson
Isbn 1488070318
Genre Fiction
Year 2020-12-01
Pages 224
Language English
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Research on early childhood brain development clearly shows the importance of storytime for toddlers. Toddler programs set the stage for the development of increased attention spans, superior language development, and a love of literature and libraries. The repetition of fingerplays, songs, and stories further enhance a child's cognitive development. Toddler Storytimes II is a source for books, games, fingerplays, puppet ideas, crafts, and other activities that make up a successful storytime. Each of the 25 themed programs presented contains approximately ten carefully chosen books, providing everything a librarian, teacher, or parent would need to plan storytimes. Also included are flannel board stories, poems, and songs with full-size reproducible patterns at the end of each section. A bibliography and discography are provided as well. Easy to use and practical, this book will inspire any reader to put on wonderful, creative programs children will love.

Author Dianne Briggs
Isbn 081086228X
Genre Education
Year 2008-08-28
Pages 178
Language English
File format PDF

This book includes strategies for integrating drama in the classroom through the use of creating characters, giving meaning to activities through answering the questions: who, what, when, where, and why about any person and situation under discussion (5 W's), using storyboards, incorporating music, writing radio scripts, and using literature and movies as prompts for improvised enactments. Students will learn how to create characters and apply those creations to different content-area activities, situations, and subject matter. This useful resource describes more than thirty-five scenarios of teachers and students in early elementary grades through graduate school working together to craft drama events that draw out participants’ creative energies, interpretations of curricular topics, and investigations of social, political, and personal concerns. In all of these lesson plans, students collectively explore topics, concepts, themes, or tensions that surface as they navigate their way through the conditions and experiences that unfold in a scene, skit, improvisation, or in interrelated episodes. Drama techniques include role play, scripting, dialogue, audience participation, improvisation, and the strategic use of interaction, space, movement, and gesture.

Author Joanne Kilgour Dowdy,Sarah Kaplan
Isbn 946091537X
Genre Education
Year 2011-11-02
Pages 201
Language English
File format PDF

Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. • Offers easy subject access to children's picture books • Features a user-friendly organization • Provides in-depth indexing and full bibliographic detail

Author Rebecca L. Thomas
Isbn 1440834350
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Year 2018-06-21
Pages 1636
Language English
File format PDF

Standards-based learning just got a lot easier This new version of The Common Core Companion provides indexes for all states implementing state-specific ELA standards. This index allows you to see in an instant which of your standards are the same as CCSS, which differ and how—and which page number to turn to for standards-based teaching ideas. Beyond that? It’s the same great go-to guide for implementing the standards, translating each and every standard for reading, writing, speaking and listening, language, and foundational skills into the day-to-day “what you do.”

Author Sharon Taberski,Jim Burke
Isbn 1506398006
Genre Education
Year 2017-04-28
Pages 376
Language English
File format PDF

Presents over 1,800 quotations from nearly five hundred works of children's literature, arranged alphabetically by author, and includes quotes from fairy tales and nursery rhymes, as well as keyword and title indexes, and a bibliography.

Author Melanie Axel-Lute
Isbn 9781563088094
Genre Education
Year 2001
Pages 317
Language English
File format PDF

From a fan-favorite, USA Today bestselling series! Books 4-6 available for one low price. Bedding the Best Friend: Nice girl Annie O’Roarke wants more excitement in life, so she makes a plan to complete her “naughty” list in Las Vegas. Her secret crush and best friend Ryan Hennessey is stunned Annie is raring to explore her wilder side. He’s going to protect Annie and teach her that a bad girl takes what she wants. Bedding the Biker: When Jill meets a handsome tattooed biker who lights her on fire, she agrees to one night in bed, no strings attached. Turns out security expert Cole Novak is her new neighbor... Bedding the Bodyguard: When Hollywood actress Kat Bailey is threatened by a fan of her cheating ex, she isolates herself in a cabin in Lake Tahoe only to meet her charming neighbor who has been secretly hired to be her bodyguard.

Author Virna DePaul
Isbn
Genre Fiction
Year 2020-03-24
Pages 780
Language English
File format PDF

Welcome to Glitter & Mayhem, the most glamorous party in the multiverse. Step behind the velvet rope of these fabulous Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror tales of roller rinks, nightclubs, glam aliens, party monsters, drugs, sex, glitter, and debauchery. Dance through nightclubs, roller derby with cryptids and aliens, be seduced by otherworldly creatures, and ingest cocktails that will alter your existence forever. Your hosts are the Hugo Award-winning editors John Klima (Electric Velocipede) and Lynne M. Thomas (Apex Magazine), and the Hugo-nominated editor Michael Damian Thomas (Apex Magazine). Join glittery authors Christopher Barzak (One for Sorrow) and Daryl Gregory (Pandemonium) on the dance floor, drink cocktails with Maria Dahvana Headley (Queen of Kings: A Novel of Cleopatra, the Vampire) and Tim Pratt (Marla Mason series), and skate with Seanan McGuire (InCryptid series), Diana Rowland (Kara Gillian series), and Maurice Broaddus (The Knights of Breton Court series). The fantastic Amber Benson gets the party started with her floor-rattling introduction (Calliope Reaper-Jones series). We’re waiting. Table of Contents Introduction by Amber Benson Sister Twelve: Confessions of a Party Monster by Christopher Barzak Apex Jump by David J. Schwartz With Her Hundred Miles to Hell by Kat Howard Star Dancer by Jennifer Pelland Of Selkies, Disco Balls, and Anna Plane by Cat Rambo Sooner Than Gold by Cory Skerry Subterraneans by William Shunn & Laura Chavoen The Minotaur Girls by Tansy Rayner Roberts Unable to Reach You by Alan DeNiro Such & Such Said to So & So by Maria Dahvana Headley Revels in the Land of Ice by Tim Pratt Bess, the Landlord’s Daughter, Goes for Drinks with the Green Girl by Sofia Samatar Blood and Sequins by Diana Rowland Two-Minute Warning by Vylar Kaftan Inside Hides the Monster by Damien Angelica Walters (formerly known as Damien Walters Grintalis) Bad Dream Girl by Seanan McGuire A Hollow Play by Amal El-Mohtar Just Another Future Song by Daryl Gregory The Electric Spanking of the War Babies by Maurice Broaddus & Kyle S. Johnson All That Fairy Tale Crap by Rachel Swirsky

Author Lynne M. Thomas,Michael Damian Thomas,John Klima
Isbn 1301250090
Genre
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Pages N.A
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Using quality literature to introduce younger students to economic terms and concepts is an engaging and effective teaching method. This book demonstrates how. • Supplies an appealing and highly effective way to enrich the social studies curriculum • Presents discussion questions applicable to public library storytimes • Provides grade-level appropriate activities and reproducibles in a ready-to-use format that saves teachers and librarians time • Recommends titles that are easily available

Author Nancy J. Polette
Isbn 1610695038
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Year 2013-08-29
Pages 311
Language English
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Volume 1 includes activities and lessons to accompany children's books by Michael Bond, Margaret Musgrove, Seymour Chwast, Doug Cushman, Gene Baer, Pam Conrad, Monica Wellington and Andrew Kupfer, Sara Fanelli, Sandra Markle, David Wisniewski, Alexandra Day, Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss, Miela Ford, Joanna Cole and Stephanie Calmenson, Wendy Pfeffer, Kay Dokken, Mordicai Gerstein, Ted Lewin, David A. Adler, Shirley Climo, Michael O. Tunnell, D. Anne Love, Ron Roy, Mary Pope Osborne, Fred Gwynne, Raffi, Alma Flor Ada, Ann Jonas, Stuart J. Murphy, Alan Baron, Amy Ehrlich, Syd Hoff, Sarah Weeks, James Stevenson, Carol Ann Timmel, Carolyn Jackson, Linda Martin, Janet Perlman, Robert Kraus, George Shannon, Laura Joffe Numeroff, Amy Schwartz, Bruce Lansky, David Kirk, Chris Van Allsburg, Deborah Blumenthal, Nina Laden, Jon Scieszka, Judy Blume, Elaine Greenstein, Colin Thompson, June Crebbin, Vivian French, Charlotte Dematons, Timothy Bush, Miriam Moss, Emily Arnold McCully, Phillis Gershator, Jan Romero Stevens, Rachel Isadora, Carmen Agra Deedy, Peter Mandel, Anita Jeram, Nancy Van Laan, Jack Prelutsky, Sue Tarsky, Gail Gibbons, Paul Giganti, Byron Barton, Scott Gustafson, Teri Sloat, Eve Merriam, Tana Hoban, Zita Newcome, Sarah Perry, Pat Hutchins, Margaret Read MacDonald, Shirley Neitzel, Ann Morris, Margaret Wise Brown, Rick Brown, Andrew Clements, Sylvia Andrews, Larry LaPrise, Charlotte Zolotow, Luis Garay, Ann Whitford Paul, Betsy Byars, Harriet Lerner, Marjorie Priceman, Rod Clement, Diana Appelbaum, Melvin Berger, Katherine K. Winkleman, Amy Axelrod, Eve Bunting, Henry Cole, B.G. Hennessy, Arthur Dorros, Bernard Most, Colin West, Franklyn M. Branley, Susi Greg Fowler, Deborah Heiligman, Patricia Lauber, Pamela Duncan Edwards, Jama Kim Rattigan, Allan Fowler, Carole Lexa Schaefer, Max Grover, Louis Phillips, Betsy and Giulio Maestro, Richard Egielski, Kevin Henkes, Nurit Karlin, Leo Lionni, Aliki, Joy N. Hulme, Eloise Greenfield, Liz Rosenberg, Jill Murphy, Karla Kuskin, Jack Gantos, Jean Marzollo, Katrin Hyman Tchana, Eric Carle, Eugene Trivizas, John Updike, Chris Raschka, Judith Gorog, Jonathan London, Jane Manning, Joan L. Nodset, Rose Robart, Laura Rader, Bob Barner, Marcia Vaughan, Margot Zemach, David Martin, and Ellen Stoll Walsh. Volume 2 includes activities and lessons to accompany children's books by Jane Bayer, Gayle Corbett Shirley, Kevin Henkes, Scott Gustafson, Jeff Moss, Jack Prelutsky, Aliki, Seymour Simon, Lynn Reiser, Sid Fleischman, Kathleen Karr, Sharon Creech, Delia Ray, Margaret Read MacDonald, Bo Flood, Betty Fraser, Charles Keller, Pam Conrad, Elizabeth Levy, Avi, Roger Ressmeyer, John Christopher Fine, Robert D. Ballard, George Shannon, Judy Sierra, Andrew Santella, Jean Fritz, Martin Hallet, Jane Yolen, Brian Selznick, Elizabeth Winthrop, Gloria Whelan, Arlene Erlbach, Sylvia Whitman, Gary Bowen, Zlata Filipovic, Chris Van Allsburg, E.L. Konigsburg, Charlotte F. Otten, A. Mifflin Lowe, Susi Gregg Fowler, Bruce Coville, Karen Hesse, Audrey Wood, Mary Pope Osborne, Marvin Terban, Darleen Bailey Beard, Janet and Allan Ahlberg, Barbara Ware Holmes, Demi, Vicki Cobb, Alan Arkin, Eth Clifford, Marvin Miller, Sylvia Cassedy, Tara and Kathy Darling, James Gurney, Barbara Cohen, Anne Mazer, Gerald Hausman, Laura Numeroff, Bruce Lansky, Paul Fleischman, Margaret Mahy, Tor Seidler, Jessie Haas, Gail Carson Levine, Johanna Hurwitz, Toby Forward, Sylvia Waugh, Arnold Lobel, Jon Scieszka, Michael J. Rosen, Barbara Robinson, Betty Levin, Joy Cowley, Thomas J. Dygard, Barbara Park, Norton Juster, Ashley Bryan, Donald M. Silver, Ruth Heller, Naomi Shihab Nye, Virginia Grossman, Karla Kuskin, Barbara Juster Esbensen, Taro Gomi, Patricia Mullins, Jerry Spinelli, Natalie Babbitt, John Walker, Loretta Krupinski, Lois Lowry, Kathleen Leverich, Ilene Cooper, Janice Lee Smith, Martin W. Sandler, Veronica Lawlor, Lucille Recht Penner, Mary D. Lankford, Steve Tomecek, Jamie Gilson, Jacqueline Morley, James Klein, Tana Hoban, Beverly K. Duncan, Monalisa DeGross, Lawrence Yep, Carlos Cumpian, Russell Freedman, Jeanne Steig, Fred Gwynne, Linda Bourke, Artie Bennett, J. Patrick Lewis, Bobbye S. Goldstein, Eve Merriam, Phillis Gershator, Layne Longfellow, Mary Beth Miller, George Ancona, David F. Birchman, Judith Viorst, and Tiphaine Samoyault.

Author Suzanne I. Barchers
Isbn 1563087596
Genre Education
Year 1999
Pages 179
Language English
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Shifting your literature instruction to meet the Common Core can be tricky. The standards are specific about how students should analyze characters, themes, point of view, and more. In this new book, Lisa Morris makes it easy by taking you through the standards and offering tons of practical strategies, tools, and mentor texts for grades 2-5. She shows you how to combine the standards into effective units of study so that you can teach with depth rather than worry about coverage. Topics covered include: Teaching questioning, inferring, and author’s purpose; Guiding readers to look at themes and write summaries; Showing students how to recognize structural elements of literature; Teaching the craft of writing and vocabulary development; and Helping students analyse characters and character development. Throughout this highly practical book, you’ll find a variety of charts and other graphic organizers that can be easily adapted for classroom use. A list of suggested mentor texts is also available as a free eResource from our website, www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138856172.

Author Lisa Morris
Isbn 1317517237
Genre Education
Year 2015-07-16
Pages 212
Language English
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A New York Times and million copy bestseller, the classic handbook on reading aloud to children—revised and updated Recommended by “Dear Abby”, The New York Times and The Washington Post, for three decades, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease's beloved classic to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. Now this new edition of The Read-Aloud Handbook imparts the benefits, rewards, and importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research, The Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies—and the reasoning behind them—for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.

Author Jim Trelease
Isbn 1101613866
Genre Education
Year 2013-06-25
Pages 384
Language English
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Are You Getting the Results You Want From Your Reading and Writing Instruction? This outstanding resource book provides research-based, practical ideas for creating a complete balanced reading and writing program that will make a difference for your students. There is a wealth of information including the following: • Descriptions and implementation ideas for each component of a balanced reading and writing program • Checklists for reviewing your own literacy program • Effective strategies for teaching word study, fluency, and comprehension • Vocabulary instructional strategies that expand students’ comprehension and word knowledge • Specific pre-reading, during-reading, and after-reading strategies that increase students’ comprehension of fiction and nonfiction text • Practical ideas for teaching writing skills in context • Innovative ways of meeting the needs of struggling readers • 50 tips any educator can use to positively impact students’ reading performance • 101 ideas for involving families in your literacy program • Extensive lists of outstanding instructional materials • Suggestions for ensuring that effective school practices are in place to positively impact your students’ literacy performance If you are looking for ideas and tips that can impact your students’ reading and writing, this book provides hundreds of classroom-proven suggestions designed for new teachers, experienced teachers, and administrators.

Author Sandra E. Anderson
Isbn 1629148792
Genre Education
Year 2014-09-02
Pages 176
Language English
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Grounded in cutting-edge theory and research about literacy development, this book is filled with practical assessment and instructional ideas for teachers of pre-K through grade 3. Engaging vignettes show how everyday conversations and activities offer rich opportunities both for evaluating children's current level of knowledge and for helping them progress toward more sophisticated and rewarding interactions with reading and writing. Throughout, the book highlights ways to work effectively with English language learners and their families, a theme that is the exclusive focus of two chapters. Other timely topics covered include creative uses of technology and ways to incorporate popular culture into the classroom. Over two dozen reproducible assessment tools and handouts enhance the utility of this volume as an instructional resource, professional development tool, or graduate-level text.

Author Diane M. Barone,Marla H. Mallette,Shelley Hong Xu
Isbn 1462532381
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Year 2017-02-13
Pages 246
Language English
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A truly comprehensive, teacher- and parent-friendly guide to creating clear and effective IEPs With the skyrocketing diagnoses of ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, and related conditions in U.S. schools, there is a growing need for information on creating effective IEPs for exceptional students. The IEP From A to Z is a step-by-step guide showing teachers and parents how to get the right education plan in place for students with ADHD, Autism/Asperger's, Emotional/Behavioral Disturbance, and related conditions. Provides easy-to-understand explanations of the special education process along with a wealth of sample effective IEPs Explains what is most important for educators and parents to keep in mind during IEP development Provides content area-specific sample goal and objective templates, general teaching tips for maintaining the IEP, and useful resources From nationally recognized experts in the special education field, this book guides readers through the process of writing thoughtful, intelligent Individualized Education Plans that deliver high-quality, need-based educational programming to exceptional students.

Author Diane Twachtman-Cullen,Jennifer Twachtman-Bassett
Isbn 9781118015674
Genre Education
Year 2011-03-21
Pages 224
Language English
File format PDF