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Young Tiria Wildlough is an ottermaid touched by the paw of destiny. Her epic adventure takes her on a journey from Redwall Abbey across the Great Western Sea, to the mysterious Green Isle. There she must fulfill an ancient prophecy and gain her inheritance. Green Isle is home to the otterclans, but they are beset by dangers from wildcat chieftain Riggu Felis and his catguard slave masters. Aided by two birds and a platoon of Long Patrol hares, Tiria joins forces with the outlaw leader of the otterclans in a battle that will test all their courage and skill. In the true tradition of Redwall comes a new saga full of feasts and fighting, riddles and quests, and a heroine you're not likely to forget as she strives to become the chosen one--the High Rhulain!
Meet Lucy - a teenager who's about to get an A in fighting vampires Lucy Hellenberg is not your typical Pacific Cedar High student. Because in between hanging out with her friends, hating her hair and her math teacher, and trying to decide whether she should dump her on-again off-again boyfriend, she has to deal with a father who refuses to go outside and a house that bears way too much resemblance to the set of The Munsters. And that's not all. Lucy has just discovered that she's a descendent of the lovely Lucy in Bram Stoker's Dracula-and that vampires really do exist (right here at Pacific Cedar High!). Now, she has to accessorize her homecoming dress with a necklace of garlic and learn how to drive while driving away vampires-without becoming their next victim.
High school journalists share the same objectives as professional reporters--finding the story, writing the story, and packaging the story so that it appeals to an audience. Understanding how to best accomplish these objectives is key to the student on the newspaper, yearbook or Web site staff, but the fundamental art of storytelling and story presentation are not always at the center of high school journalism classes. Student journalists must first understand that storytelling, at its most basic level, is about people, and that understanding the audience is essential in deciding how to present the story. This handbook for high school journalists and teachers offers practical tips for all elements of school journalism. The author covers the essential components that students must understand: information gathering, writing, standard and alternative coverage and packaging. Students will find valuable information about identifying news, interviewing, research, narrative writing style, editing, visual presentation and layout. The book also covers the legal rights of student journalists, objective vs. opinion writing, staff planning and organization and Web-based journalism. Each chapter includes study guides for practical applications of the concepts discussed. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.
Developed specifically to be used in the first part of a two-year global history course, this text covers world history through the Enlightenment period.
The Northeast National Offshore Races are coming to Bayport, showcasing some of the fastest and most powerful racing boats in the world. The winner will walk away with a $100,000 prize, but much more than money is at stake. Someone is rigging the boats and rigging the game--putting every racer's life at risk! The Hardy's are not about to stand onshore and let danger take its course. They're going to rev up their engines and make some waves of their own. The fix may be in, but once Frank and Joe kick into gear, all bets are off--because when the fists and the flames begin to fly, they're sure to be right in the thick of it! Check out Bookshare for over 200 more adventures with the Hardy boys.
AMERICA'S TOP TEEN DETECTIVES TEAM UP IN A WILD, WIRE-TO-WIRE RACE AGAINST CRIME! NANCY DREW has come to Saratoga, New York, playground of the rich and famous and home to some of the most valuable horses in the world, to visit her friend Eileen Reed. The visit takes a disturbing turn when Eileen's fiance, Jimmy English, suddenly vanishes without a trace. A reporter for the local paper, he's the prime suspect in the theft of petty cash from his office. But Nancy suspects a deeper, darker motive behind his disappearance. Much more is at stake than a few dollars...and even Jimmy's life may be at risk. Meanwhile... At a glittering party preceding a big-money horse auction, Nancy runs into an unexpected pair: FRANK and JOE HARDY. They've been hired as security for Goldenrod, a yearling expected to sell for two million dollars. But the jet set comes in for a hard landing when the party ends in murder! Searching for a kidnapper, a killer, and a connection between the crimes, Nancy, Frank, and Joe find that intrigue, deception, and danger are all part of the game...
From the back of the book: Rolling thunder! The highway can be a very dangerous place-especially when you're carrying a heavy cargo. The Hardys have gone undercover, determined to crack a truck hijacking scheme, but a ruthless gang of thugs are just as determined to run them off the road. The hijackers are spreading terror on the interstates, and whoever gets in their way could end up on a one-way dead-end street. Someone's going to eat asphalt, but Frank and Joe are prepared. They're gunning the engines and riding the roads on eighteen wheels of diesel-powered chrome and steel! ================ From inside the book: TRUCKIN' INTO TROUBLE Frank's right hand was anchored to the door handle of the eighteen-wheeler by the handcuffs, but he reached his left hand back, extending himself as far as possible. He missed the crank that connected the rig to the cab by a couple of feet. It was obvious that he couldn't possibly reach the handle that way. The truck hurtled around a sharp turn, and Frank's door flew wide open. For a moment he dangled just above the onrushing asphalt road. Grabbing frantically for the door frame with his left hand, he pulled himself back against the side of the cab. "I'll never get it this way," he gasped. "Hurry, Frank!" Pat screamed. "I can't keep us on the road much longer!"
Discover the unforgettable New York Times bestselling memoir about growing up in a dysfunctional Mormon family--and finding escape, adventure, and hard-earned wisdom on the road... What would you do if your stepfather pinned you down and tried to cast Satan out of you? For thirteen-year-old Ingrid, the answer is simple: RUN. For years Ingrid Ricks yearned to escape the poverty and the suffocating brand of Mormon religion that oppressed her at home. Her chance came when she was thirteen and took a trip with her divorced dad, traveling throughout the Midwest, selling tools and hanging around with the men on his shady revolving sales crew. It felt like freedom from her controlling mother and cruel, authoritarian stepfather--but it came with its own disappointments and dysfunctions, and she would soon learn a lesson that would change her life: she can't look to others to save her; she has to save herself.
For two-semester, junior/senior-level courses in the History of England. Volume I may be used for a one-semester course in the History of England to 1714. This two-volume broad, narrative account of English history-from the first settlers in the Paleolithic Age to the present day-draws on the most up-to-date primary and secondary research to illuminate the full range of England's social, economic, cultural, and political past, and focuses on how and why events occurred.
The book provides lessons designed for remedial readers and special needs children. This book offers three proven approaches to the study of World History: standards-driven global approach, a practical and instructional skills development approach and a reading approach. The History of Our World focuses on building fundamental social studies knowledge and skills in the context of an effective reading approach to social studies content.
The History of Texas is fully revised and updated in this fifth edition to reflect the latest scholarship in its coverage of Texas history from the pre-Columbian era to the present.Fully revised to reflect the most recent scholarly findingsOffers extensive coverage of twentieth-century Texas historyIncludes an overview of Texas history up to the Election of 2012Provides online resources for students and instructors, including a test bank, maps, presentation slides, and more
This book covers 7 units out of 12 for option 3 of IB Higher Level History (units 1, 2, 5, 7, 9, 10 and 12), including source material for Canada, the United States, and a number of countries in Latin America. It provides exercises, exam questions and guidance on how to approach the exam to help students achieve exam success.
The author traces the roots of anti-Semitism that burgeoned through the ages and provides a comprehensive description of how and why the Holocaust occurred.
"A History of the United States'" well-told story and expanded program is designed to address students changing curriculum and classroom needs. The authors tells the story of American history in an engaging style that reaches today's students.
A History of Western Societyremains the most popular AP European history textbook available because it captures students' interest in the everyday life of the past and ties social history to the broad sweep of politics and culture. The tenth edition has been thoroughly revised to strengthen the text's readability, heighten its attention to daily life, and incorporate the insights of new scholarship, including a strengthened treatment of European exploration and a thoroughly revised post-1945 section. With a dynamic new design, new special features on visual evidence, and a completely revised and robust companion reader, this significant revision will help AP students master the concepts and content of European history.
A History of Western Society continues to capture the attention of AP European history students because it recreates the lives of ordinary people and makes history memorable. The eleventh edition continues to tie social history to the broad sweep of politics and culture, heightening its attention to daily life, and aligning perfectly to the AP European course. With its unique AP-specific features and resources, and a variety of new digital tools, A History of Western Society helps AP students master the concepts and content of European history, whether in print or online.
A History of World Societies introduces students to the global past through social history and the stories and voices of the people who lived it. Now published by Bedford/St. Martin's, and informed by the latest scholarship, the book has been thoroughly revised with students in mind to meet the needs of the evolving course. Proven to work in the classroom, the book's regional and comparative approach helps students understand the connections of global history while providing a manageable organization. With more global connections and comparisons, more documents, special features and activities that teach historical analysis, and an entirely new look, the ninth edition is the most teachable and accessible edition yet. Test drive a chapter today. Find out how. Download samples of Chapter 12 and Chapter 16. Or, read the preface.
"Hello?" More crackling. And then a sound like a gasp, a dry gust of wind. "You can't run away." The voice wasn't a whisper. It was a breeze. A burst of air. A burst of foul air. "You can't run away." And then the line went dead ... Out on the road helping Eddie practice for his driving test, Scott, Winks, and Cassie are horrified when Eddie accidentally hits and kills a pedestrian, and the four friends are soon keeping a terrible secret.
AMERICA'S TOP TEEN DETECTIVES TEAM UP TO REVEAL A ROCK N' ROLL RIP-OFF. When Bess lands a shot at stardom on a nationally televised talent show, NANCY DREW lands in the middle of a mystery as big as Manhattan. She agrees to take the case of an amnesia victim--a young woman known only as Jane Doe. In trying to piece Jane's life together, Nancy has but two clues to her identity: the music in her blood... and the danger in her past. A single event is etched in Jane's memory: staring down the barrel of an assailant's gun. Meanwhile... FRANK and JOE HARDY have hooked up with Angelique, the hot new recording star who lately has been singing the blues. Someone's cutting in on her action to the tune of $2 million in cash, and it's clearly an inside job. In pursuit of the missing money, the Hardys will have to bare the facts behind the business of rock 'n' roll. And Nancy Drew may provide the biggest break of all: the shocking, potentially fatal truth about the connection between Angelique and Jane Doe...
When Josh Ellroy, left-winger for the Kamloops Blazers, and his dad find more than a dozen dead cattle on the family ranch, Josh has some serious decisions to make. On one hand, the Western Hockey League playoffs are ahead, plus a chance to play in the National Hockey League. On the other hand, there's a beautiful and interesting girl who believes more prize bulls will be killed. Josh is afraid of what will happen if he gets involved. As he learns more, he's afraid of what will happen if he doesn't.
Get ready for another steamy summer fling from the NYT bestselling author and online sensation, Abbi Glines. Dewayne Falco has been a fixture in Sea Breeze since his appearance in the very first book, Breathe. He always had the one-liners and smart remarks that made you laugh. But there was never any insight into his life. Other than being best friends with Marcus, Preston, and Rock all his life, you knew little else. Until now. In Hold on Tight, Dewayne's past pain is brought front and centre while he realizes not all was lost-and that there may be hope for him yet.
Dewayne Falco has been a fixture in Sea Breeze since his appearance in the very first book, Breathe. He always had the one-liners and smart remarks that made you laugh. But there was never any insight into his life. Other than being best friends with Marcus, Preston, and Rock all his life, you knew little else. Until now. In Hold on Tight, Dewayne's past pain is brought front and center while he realizes not all was lost--and that there may be hope for him yet.
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