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Aventuras de Arthur Gordon Pym

by Edgar Allan Poe

No disponible

Date Added: 08/21/2017

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter #1)

by J. K. Rowling

Harry discovers he is a wizard in this first book and attends Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Date Added: 08/29/2017

Because of Winn-Dixie

by Kate Dicamillo

Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.

Date Added: 08/30/2017

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley's Journal (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #1)

by Jeff Kinney

Greg records his experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship.

Date Added: 08/30/2017

Are You My Mother?

by P. D. Eastman

When Baby Bird hatches from his egg, his mother is off looking for food. What's a bird to do? Go find his mother, of course! So begins Baby Bird's hilarious, and at times very touching, hunt for his mother. Images and descriptions available.

Date Added: 09/21/2017

Twister on Tuesday (Magic Tree House #23)

by Mary Pope Osborne and Sal Murdocca

An adventure to blow you away! That's what Jack and Annie get when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the 1870s.

Date Added: 08/21/2017

History Alive! America's Past

by Bert Bower and Jim Lobdell

Textbook on the history of America.

Date Added: 09/21/2017

Glencoe Health

by Mary H. Bronson

GlencoeHealthis a comprehensive health program, provided in a flexible format, designed to improve health and wellness among high school students.

Date Added: 08/30/2017

Elements of Language: Grammar, Usage and Mechanics: Language Skills Practice for Chapters 10-24 (Grade 6)

by Holt Rinehart Winston

Here's your chance to step out of the grammar book and into the real world. You may not notice parts of sentences, but you and the people around you use them every day. The following activities challenge you to find a connection between sentences and the world around you. Do the activity below that suits your personality best, and then share your discoveries with your class.

Date Added: 08/21/2017

Writing Today: Contexts and Options for the Real World (2nd edition)

by Donald Pharr and Santi Buscemi

Writing Today begins with a chapter helping students learn the skills they will need to thrive throughout college and continues to promote reading and writing as practical tools both in college and in the work world. Full chapters on Group Projects and Oral Presentations teach students how to not only be successful in the classroom, but in the world of work as well. Students are sure to be engaged as they focus on the both the academic and professional contexts of writing.

Date Added: 08/21/2017

Practice Book Grade 4

by Harcourt School Publishers

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Date Added: 08/21/2017

A Dead Hand

by Paul Theroux

When Jerry Delfont, an aimless travel writer with writer's block (his "dead hand"), receives a letter from an American philanthropist, Mrs. Merrill Unger, with news of a scandal involving an Indian friend of her son's, he is intrigued.

Date Added: 08/21/2017

July, July

by Tim O'Brien

Tim O'Brien is widely acclaimed as our finest chronicler of the Vietnam War and its afermath.

Date Added: 08/21/2017

The Golden Apples

by Eudora Welty

Welty is on home ground in the state of Mississippi in this collection of seven stories. She portrays the MacLains, the Starks, the Moodys, and other families of the fictitious town of Morgana.

Date Added: 08/21/2017

The History of the Siege of Lisbon

by Jose Saramago

In this "ingenious" novel (New York Times) by "one of Europe's most original and remarkable writers" (Los Angeles Times), a proofreader's deliberate slip opens the door to romance-and confounds the facts of Portugal's past.

Date Added: 08/21/2017

How to Travel with a Salmon & Other Essays

by Umberto Eco

In these "impishly witty and ingeniously irreverent" essays (Atlantic Monthly), "the Andy Rooney of academia" (Los Angeles Times) takes on computer jargon, librarians, bureaucrats, meals on airplanes, bad coffee, taxi drivers, 33-function watches,

Date Added: 08/21/2017

Thirteen Stories

by Eudora Welty

Thirteen outstanding short stories by Welty, written between 1937 and 1951. "Miss Welty has written some of the finest short stories of modern times" (Orville Prescott, New York Times). Selected and with an Introduction by Ruth M. Vande Kieft.

Date Added: 08/21/2017


by R. J. Palacio

I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. August Pullman was born with a facial deformity that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school.

Date Added: 08/29/2017

My Math [Grade 5, Volume 1]

by Mcgraw-Hill Education

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Date Added: 08/30/2017

The American Vision: Modern Times

by James M. Mcpherson and Joyce Appleby and Alan Brinkley and Donald A. Ritchie and Albert S. Broussard

The compelling story of American history since reconstruction The American Vision Modern Timespresents the rich saga of American history after the Civil War.

Date Added: 08/30/2017

Goodnight Moon

by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd

In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." Images and image descriptions available.

Date Added: 09/21/2017

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