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كان كوخ العم «وليم» ينتصب بشموخ فوق قمة الجبل . و هو في مهب الرياح من أي جهة جاءت و معرض لأشعةالشمس من مختلف جوانبه . و تر تفع خلف الكوخ ثلاث من أشجار التنوب . وقد جاوره كوخ آخر صغير مرتب و منظم مثله .
في صَبيحَةِ يَوْمٍ باكِرٍ، وَفي بَلْدَةٍ صَغيرَةٍ ما زالَ أَهْلُها نِيامًا، لَعْلَعَ صَوْتُ صَناديقَ تُفْرِغُها سِتُّ شاحِناتٍ. بَيْنَما كانَتِ الشّاحِناتُ تُغادِرُ المَكانَ، كانَ «سام سِكيبر» يُنادي بِأَعْلى صَوْتِهِ: «كُلُّ ما أَحْتاجُهُ اليَوْمَ هُوَ صُنْدوقانِ اثْنانِ فَقَطْ».
عندما كان الأصدقاء يغادرون الحفلة إلتفتت ياسمين إلى ماريا وسألتها «هل رأيت تالا في الحفلة ». ماريا : لا لم تأت أيضا هذه المرة. يوسف : أنا متأكد أن لديها عذرا منعها من الحضور. يوسف : ياسمين ياسمين ياسميييييييييييييييين فيما تفكرين ياسمين : سأخبركما غدا تصبحان على خير.
نجمة الموهبة: تستطيع أن ت ضحك النجوم بفضل رقصها الجميل. تحب: رقص الباليه سباق الطيران مع الدود المضيء. تكره: الجن ي الشرير نوكس المزاج السيئ. الطعام المفضل: لبن ضوء النجوم. النبات المفضل: وردة النجم الأزرق. الحيوان المفضل: الغراب شمشون.
يستمتع الأطفال باللعب وتمضية أوقاتهم في المتنزهات والحدائق. لكنهم يضطرون أحياناً للقيام ببعض الأعمال المنزلية قبل تمكنهم من الذهاب إلى المتنزه. وعلى الرغم من أن القيام بهذه الأعمال ليس بمتعة اللعب أو الذهاب إلى المتنزه, إلا أن الأطفال يحتاجون لاستيعاب فكرة أن هذه الأعمال يجب أن تتم على أية حال, وأن إنجازها قد يكون شرطاً للحصول على وقت للعب. فالكتاب يروي قصة طفلة وعدتها أمها أن تأخذها للمتنزه في عطلة نهاية الأسبوع, ولكن ليس قبل أن تنتهي من إنجاز بعض الأعمال لمساعدة أمها في البيت. تقوم الطفلة بالأعمال الصغيرة المختلفة وهي تتذمر من هذا الشغل الذي لا ينتهي, بينما تحاول الأم جعلها تفكر بطريقة إيجابية وأن تتذكر بأنها ستذهب للمتنزه حال الانتهاء من هذه الأعمال. وحين تنتهي الطفلة من شغل المنزل, تأتي إليها الأم مرة أخرى لتريها بأن عملها في البيت كان جميلاً, وبأنها استحقت نجمة عن كل عمل قامت به.
It is June of 2002, and a very unusual ceremony begins in a far-flung village in western Kenya. An American diplomat is surrounded by hundreds of Maasai people. A gift is about to be bestowed on the men, women, and children of America, and he is there to accept it. The gift is as unsought and unexpected as it is extraordinary. A mere nine months have passed since the September 11 attacks, and hearts are raw. Tears flow freely from American and Maasai alike as these legendary warriors offer their gift to a grieving people half a world away. World of the gift will travel news wires around the globe. Many will be profoundly touched, but for Americans, this selfless gesture will have deeper meaning still. For a heartsick nation, the gift of fourteen cows emerges from the choking dust and darkness as a soft light of hope ... and friendship. [This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts in grades 2-3 at http://www.corestandards.org.]
Professor Aronnax and his crew become prisoners of Captain Nemo, an adventurous underwater explorer. Will the professor and his crew ever escape, or will they travel the world with the crazy captain for the rest of their lives?
A Nightmare Come True As a member of the most powerful family history has ever known, thirteen-year-old Dan Cahill has been shot at, kidnapped, and even thrown into a pit with a deadly snake. He's survived it all due to luck, smarts, and his older sister, Amy, who always sticks by his side. Now Dan and Amy are facing their greatest threat yet, an enemy who has found a way to use the source of the Cahill family power against them. To stop him, Dan and Amy must set out on a desperate mission that will take them from one of the world's hottest regions all the way to the frozen blast of the Arctic Circle. But with the enemy closing in , Dan finds himself facing the one terror he never imagined - being betrayed by his own sister.
4 Ingredients KIDS is the most highly anticipated book in the series so far! Kim McCosker and Rachael Bermingham have six young boys between them and know what it's like for kids to love your spaghetti one night, yet deem it untouchable the next! For the past 4 years, Kim and Rachael have been asked, begged and pleaded with to write 4 Ingredients KIDS. NOW it's finally here and in the famous 4 Ingredients style, it has hundreds of recipes that little (and big) kids will LOVE! 4 Ingredients KIDS has been written to: * Encourage healthier eating * Get KIDS INTO THE KITCHEN having fun and creating their very own recipes that the whole family will enjoy. * Provide that much needed inspiration in the evening when you're rushing to get something sensational and simple on the dinner table that the kids will LOVE. * Not break the bank account! New delicious recipes such as Pizzadilla's, Cinderella's Pumpkin Soup, Chicken Pot Pies, Vegie Ribbon Pasta and Healthy fish 'n' chips; all will soon become fast favourites and add an extra boost to meal times! 4 Ingredients KIDS is simple to read, learn and understand, as each method is less than four lines! Teach your children to prepare their ingredients, in their own kitchen, sharing and tasting healthier food. Cooking is a Life Skill, making learning in the kitchen super easy with 4 Ingredients KIDS, as: * Every recipe has just 4 or less ingredients * Each recipe is explained in 4 or less sentences * The recipes encourage people to cook together, talk together and eat together * Learning how easy it is to cook you own meals and knowing you can is the first step in encouraging healthy habits for life. 4 Ingredients KIDS is an invaluable cookbook with recipes the whole family will enjoy AND eat!
A movie tie-in novel about Jackie Robinson's life story. In theaters 4/12/13. A novel based on the movie 42--a biopic about Jackie Robinson's history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers as the first African American Major League Baseball player. Includes a full-color insert of photos from the movie.
Why has their grandmother bothered keeping a menu from a restaurant that closed years ago, a restaurant that never served very good food in the first place? Three cousins listen to Gee's own story, set in the early days of lunch counter sit-ins in Nashville, a time when a black child could sit up front in a city bus but still could not get a milkshake at a downtown restaurant. Through the eyes of ten-year-old Abby, young readers see what it was like to live through those days and they'll come to understand that, like a menu, freedom is about having choices. Each book in the series tells the story behind a different 'scrap of time;' together they form a patchwork quilt of one black family's past that stretches back for generations. Although this book is historical fiction, only the family characters are fictional; all locations and events are historically correct. The primary civil rights people that are mentioned are actual people in the civil rights movement. Picture descriptions included.
Illus. in full color. Abraham Lincoln, one of our greatest presidents, started out in life as an absent-minded frontier lawyer. How did he nudge his memory? He stuck letters, court notes, contracts, and even his checkbook in his trademark top hat. When he took off his hat, it was all there!
Meet Bud Abernathy, age nine, and his brother, Temp, age five: two cowboys determined to see the Old West. The boys are headed for the Goodnight Ranch, where their daddy once was known as "Catch'em Alive" Jack for his ability to catch live wolves with his bare hands. To get to Goodnight, the brothers and their horses, Sam and Geronimo, will have to cross the caprock, a vast desert that is the loneliest place on earth. They're determined to do it -- and to do it alone. Some would say that the story of the boys' journey is a mighty tall tale. But it's entirely true.
Highlights the life and accomplishments of the wife of the second president of the United States, a dedicated wife and mother who spoke up against slavery and for women's rights.
Time to read a book. Time to wash dishes. Time to do this or that. You say things like this every day, all the time. But there was a time when time itself was undefined-no one knew the difference between a minute, an hour, or a day. Then people started creating tools to measure time. First they used the big stuff around them-the sun, the moon, water. Soon after, using the knowledge they got from their natural time-telling tools, people began to build clocks-huge clocks unlike the ones we use today. They also used their knowledge of the sun and moon to create calendars made up of months and years. Now, centuries later, we have clocks all around us. We can easily figure out how long a month is. But it took many years of tinkering and inventing to perfect the art of telling time. You could take a few moments now to read all about time. If you have a minute, that is. [This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts in grades 4-5 at http://www.corestandards.org.]
At Brian Ludlow's birthday party, the big attractions are master magician Lee Merlino and a preview of Jimmy Han's new karate movie. But when the movie disappears, Frank and Joe must conjure it up again.
A biography of the sixteenth president, known as a wise and compassionate man and an eloquent speaker, whose determination helped preserve the Union during the Civil War.
Zelly Fried has finally convinced her parents to let her get a dog, with the help of her grandfather Ace. Unfortunately, said dog (also named Ace) is a shoe-chewing, mud-tracking, floor-peeing kind of dog. Despite Zelly's best efforts to drag Ace (literally!) to puppy kindergarten, his flunking report card says it all: "This Ace is wild."Also wild is the other Ace in Zelly's life. Grandpa Ace has decided to begin dating again and is dining and dancing every night, against his doctor's orders. Determined to get both Aces under control, Zelly enlists the help of her two best friends, Allison and Jeremy (despite the fact that they don't quite see eye to eye). They need to come up with a plan, fast. But how? It's not like either Ace ever does what he's told.
This book will help you prepare for the Grade 3 TAKS Reading test and the Grade 4 TAKS Writing test. The first part of the book lets you practice the different kinds of questions you will see on the real tests. It also gives you a tip for answering each question.
Eight-year-old spy Adam Sharp pursues the very short Ambassador of Barkastan, who has stolen a top secret computer program, DOGBARK, that will let him understand the language of dogs.
The book explains how living things develop features to adapt themselves to their environment, improve their chances of survival and also about the natural selection process.
Addy has worn hearing aids for as long as she can remember. Her mother tells her this makes her special, but now that Addy's in grade six, she'd wants to be special for what she's done. When Addy joins the school running club to keep her best friend, Lucy, company, she discovers she is a gifted runner. Lucy isn't, which is problematic. Further troubles surface when Addy gets paired on a school project with Sierra, a smart, self-assured new classmate who wears a cochlear implant. Addy is surprised to discover hearing loss is all they have in common-and a shared disability is not enough of a foundation for a friendship. True friends support each other, even if they have different passions and dreams. More importantly, Addy comes to understand that she is defined by more than her hearing loss. She has the power to choose how people will see her, and she does.
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