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World Cup Fever: A Fanatic's Guide to the Stars, Teams, Stories, Controversy, and Excitement of Sports' Greatest Event

by Stephen Rea

For the Summer 2018 World Cup, the ultimate book for soccer fans around the globe!The world will be riveted by the globe’s greatest sporting event in summer of 2018 (more than 27 million Americans watched the final game of the last tournament in Brazil). The 2018 edition will bring the sports’s greatest stars together, but who will take home the trophy?favorites Germany, France, Brazil, Argentina? Or a surprise?Belgium, Mexico, Portugal, or Colombia? And why is the World Cup the greatest event in sports? Whether you call the game soccer or football, whether you have been watching the game for decades or are new to the joys of the beautiful game, you’ll love what Stephen Rea has to say in World Cup Fever. Born in Belfast, and now rooting for Northern Ireland and Chelsea from his home in New Orleans, he breaks down what smart fans should know about the World Cups past and present. Chapters highlight shocking upsets; immortal players such as Pelé, Maradona, Zidane, Iniesta, Beckenbauer, Cruyff, and more; and the most thrilling games from every tournament, starting with tales of the thirteen teams that played in Uruguay 1930. With a look at the stars who will light up Russia in 2018?Lionel Messi (Argentina), Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal), Paul Pogba (France), Neymar (Brazil), Thomas Müller (Germany)?this is the perfect read for anyone who believes that the World Cup is bigger than the Super Bowl, World Series, and Olympics combined. Often humorous and punctuated with personal anecdotes, passion, and knowledge, here is the beautiful game brought to life for every fan!

World Famous Sci-Fi Stories #2

by Neeti Jaychander

Stories are: Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea by Jules Verne, The Strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, and Journey to the Centre of The Earth by Jules Verne

The World Gone Mad: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Circumstances)

by Rae Simons

Terrorism has become one of the most pressing concerns of our day. For over a century, some radical groups have used terrorist attacks to draw attention to their causes, using violence to get their voices heard. Although the purpose of these groups is to grab the attention of a government and force it to consider their demands for change, the people caught in the middle of a terrorist attack usually know or care little about the political reasons behind the violence.

World History: 1500-1900 A.D. Reader and Workbook

by Benjamin Kline

An accompanying workbook for the text Some Essentials of World History: 1500-1900 A.D.

World History: Patterns of Interaction

by McDougal-Littell Publishing Staff

World History: Patterns of Interaction by McDougal-Littell Publishing Staff

World History and Cultures Quizzes (3rd Edition)

by C. Ohman

From secret weapons, to child prodigies, to valiant heroes and stoic martyrs—history becomes a fascinating study when you know the details and people that influenced the course of human events politically, culturally, and spiritually. This quiz book reinforces these key details from the text World History and Cultures in Christian Perspective, 3rd ed. Other correlated materials include World History and Cultures Tests with Map Projects and World History and Cultures in Christian Perspective Teacher Edition, which includes the curriculum/lesson plans and “pop” reading quizzes. Answers and grading guidance for the quiz book are sold separately in World History and Cultures Quiz Key. Grade 10. <p><p> Product Features<p> · A variety of question formats on the quizzes such as multiple choice, modified true/false, matching, and short answer holds your teen’s interest and verifies whether he understands a concept, no matter how it is presented.<br> · The 40 quizzes furnish one or two quizzes for each of the 27 textbook chapters, providing valuable reinforcement of learning and preparation for tests.<br> · The quizzes containing approximately 10 questions each use a minimum of class time to take and to grade.<br> · Each of the quizzes clearly indicates the textbook section it covers, allowing your teen to focus his study, mastering small segments at a time.

World History and Cultures Tests/Map Projects (3rd Edition)

by C. Ohman

Knowing the world’s history and geography will contribute to a more mature understanding of the world and appreciation for God’s providence in accomplishing His purposes. These prepared tests help you measure your teen’s learning and understanding. In addition, as he labels and studies the physical features and countries and capitals of the world in the map projects, he will learn the places of history and world events. <p><p> The tests are correlated with the text World History and Cultures in Christian Perspective, 3rd ed.; World History and Cultures Quizzes; and World History and Cultures in Christian Perspective Teacher Edition, which includes the curriculum/lesson plans and “pop” reading quizzes. Answers and grading guidance for the test and map project book are sold separately in World History and Cultures Test/Map Project Key. Grade 10.

A World History of Political Thought

by J. Babb

Its an outstanding and innovative work with profound significance for the study of the history of political thought, providing a wide-ranging, detailed and global overview of political thought from 600 BC to the 21st century. Treating both western and non-western systems of political thought as equal and placing them as they should be; side by side.

World Literature Fourth Edition 10th grade

by Abeka

A book for young Christians who seek knowledge on world literature. Equipped with a good balance of poems, short stories, poems, plays, humorous selections that reflect christian principles from fine writers.

A World Lost

by Wendell Berry

Sadness and loss invade nine-year-old Andy's world on a hot July afternoon when his Uncle Andrew is murdered. No one tells the boy why his uncle and namesake was killed, and the question follows Andy into manhood.

A World of Difference

by Robert Conquest

In the free world of the future, many people are uneasy about the government's psychological power to control, even benevolently, its citizens' upbringing. Four friends, an artist, a scientist, an administrator, and an amorist, each find their own novel and surprising solutions to the problem of how to retain independence of mind and action in a world where conformity has reached way out beyond just one planet...

The World of Television

by Amelia Fitch

Talk with your grandparents about how TV has affected their lives. Talk to your parents. Talk to your teachers and friends. Then decide what part TV is going to play in your life. Don't miss out on the best things TV has to offer. But don't miss out on the best things life has to offer by spending too much time in front of the TV!

World of the Queen's Thief Collection: The Thief, The Queen of Attolia, The King of Attolia, A Conspiracy of Kings, Thick as Thieves

by Megan Whalen Turner

New York Times-bestselling author Megan Whalen Turner’s entrancing and award-winning Queen’s Thief novels bring to life the world of the epics and feature one of the most charismatic and incorrigible characters of fiction, Eugenides the thief. The Queen’s Thief novels are rich with political machinations and intrigue, battles lost and won, dangerous journeys, divine intervention, power, passion, revenge, and deception. This five-book collection includes Thick as Thieves, the eagerly anticipated new stand-alone novel set in the world of the Queen’s Thief.Bonus Content: two maps, a complete cast of characters, three original short stories, a Q&A with the author, and a peek at Megan Whalen Turner’s inspiration for the setting of the novels. The ThiefWhen Eugenides the thief’s boasting lands him in prison and the king’s magus invites him on a quest to steal a legendary object, he is in no position to refuse.The Queen of AttoliaEugenides’s final excursion does not go as planned, and he is captured by the ruthless queen.The King of AttoliaThe fate of three nations hangs in the balance as Eugenides endures the pranks, insults, and intrigue of the Attolian court with dwindling patienceA Conspiracy of KingsAfter an attempted assassination and kidnapping, Eugenides and the Queen of Eddis are left to wonder if Sophos, heir to the throne of Sounis, is alive, and if they will ever see him again.Thick as ThievesKamet, a secretary and slave, has the ambition and the means to become one of the most powerful people in the Empire. But with a whispered warning the future he envisioned is wrenched away, and he is forced onto a very different path.

The World on Either Side

by Diane Terrana

Sixteen-year-old Valentine is devastated by the death of her boyfriend in a high-school football game. She stops going to school, quits seeing her friends and won't leave her bed. After Valentine's accidental drug overdose, her desperate mother takes her on a jungle trek in Thailand. In the mountains north of Chiang Mai, Valentine meets Lin, a young elephant keeper with a mysterious past. After stumbling on an elephant massacre, Valentine and Lin find themselves running for their lives with an orphan calf they vow to save. In the safety of their growing friendship, Lin speaks of his dark past as a child soldier, kidnapped into the brutal Burmese army. He confesses to acts that Valentine isn't sure she can forgive. As she digs deep for compassion, Valentine is forced to confront herself. With newfound courage, she faces a choice: to hide from life forever or become who she wants to be.

World Religions: A Voyage of Discovery

by Jeffrey Brodd

The book highlights recent events in the history of these traditions and helps eleventh- and twelfth-graders understand the people, dimensions, and religious principles of the world's major religions.

World Stompers: A Global Travel Manifesto (5th Edition)

by Brad Olsen

Written to motivate and inspire young people in their quests to travel the world, this book introduces a new way of traveling--freestyle traveling--where all that's required is an adventurous spirit and an insatiable curiosity about the workings of the world. This global travel manifesto clears up misconceptions about traveling, candidly portrays travelers interacting in different cultures around the world, and encourages young people to get on world travel circuits to become aware of the immense changes happening around the planet. In addition to providing all the practical information such as saving money on travel expenses, staying safe and healthy on the road, and finding a job overseas, this guide will also take travelers on a philosophical journey with the best travel advice from sages throughout the ages.

World Studies: Medieval Times to Today

by Kate Kinsella Kevin Feldman Michal Levasseur Heidi Jacobs

NIMAC-sourced textbook

World War 1 Heroes

by Allan Zullo

Ten true tales of World War I soldiers.

World War II Heroes: Ten True Tales

by Allan Zullo

This is a good book about 10 different men who fought in the War. Each man earned the Congressional Medal of Honor.

A World Without You

by Beth Revis

<P>After the unexpected loss of his girlfriend, a teenage boy suffering from delusions is convinced that he can travel through time to save her, in this gripping new novel from New York Times bestselling author Beth Revis. <P>Seventeen-year-old Bo has always had delusions that he can travel through time. When he was ten, Bo claimed to have witnessed the Titanic hit an iceberg, and at fifteen, he found himself on a Civil War battlefield, horrified by the bodies surrounding him. <P>So when his concerned parents send him to a school for troubled youth, Bo assumes he knows the truth: that he's actually attending Berkshire Academy, a school for kids who, like Bo, have "superpowers." <P>At Berkshire, Bo falls in love with Sofia, a quiet girl with a tragic past and the superpower of invisibility. Sofia helps Bo open up in a way he never has before. In turn, Bo provides comfort to Sofia, who lost her mother and two sisters at a very young age. <P>But even the strength of their love isn't enough to help Sofia escape her deep depression. After she commits suicide, Bo is convinced that she's not actually dead. He believes that she's stuck somewhere in time -- that he somehow left her in the past, and now it's his job to save her. <P>Not since Ned Vizzini's It's Kind of a Funny Story has there been such a heartrending depiction of mental illness. In her first contemporary novel, Beth Revis guides readers through the mind of a young man struggling to process his grief as he fights his way through his delusions.

Worlds Apart (Everwood #6)

by Laura J. Burns Melinda Metz

In this sixth novel based on the WB's popular television show, Ephraim is accepted to Julliard and Amy visits the campus of UCLA, leaving Ephraim wondering if his dream school is worth being across the country from Amy.

World's Fair 1992

by Robert Silverberg

Bill Hastings was one in a million. He was the winner of a planet-wide contest, and the prize was a chance to spend a year working at the 1992 World's Fair. For the young xenobiology student, it was the opportunity of a lifetime. Fifty thousand miles above the Earht, a gigantic satellite moved in its elegant orbit. It would be Bill's home for a year, and host to hundreds of thousands of visitors. The 1992 World's Fair was to be an orbital extravaganza, and Bill Hastings thought that his dreams had come true. He had a lot to learn. The actual story is quite dated, but the ideas expressed and especially the questions asked are still superb.

Worlds Within Verona's Walls

by Vivienne Raffaele

<P>An engaging account of the lives and loves of three English teachers at the same school in Italy whose friendship develops over the course of the academic year.<P> Their intertwining stories are set against the background of a city inextricably linked to love and romance: Verona.

The World's Youth: Adolescence in Eight Regions of the Globe

by B. Bradford Brown Reed W. Larson T. S. Saraswathi

The life stage of adolescence now occurs in most corners of the world, but it takes different forms in different regions. Scholars from eight regions of the world describe the distinct nature of adolescence, drawing on research to address standard topics regarding this age and show how it has a different effect across societies. As a whole, the book depicts how rapid global change is dramatically altering the experience of the adolescent transition, creating new opportunities and challenges for adolescents, parents, teachers, and professionals.

The Worm Whisperer

by Betty Hicks Ben Hatke

You've heard of Horse Whisperers and Dog Whisperers, but Ellis thinks he might be a Worm Whisperer! Ellis Coffey loves animals. He spends so much time outdoors that sometimes he thinks he can talk with them. When he discovers a caterpillar that seems to follow his directions, he knows he has a chance to win the annual Woolly Worm race. The prize money is $1,000--exactly the amount of the deductible for his dad's back surgery. If Ellis is right and he can train his woolly worm to be the fastest in the county, he's sure can solve all his family's problems. But when you're trying to talk to insects, nothing is as simple as it seems. From Betty Hicks, author of the Gym Shorts series for new readers, comes a story of friendship, family, and hidden talents that might be more useful than they first seemed.

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