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ACT Test Prep Flash Cards: Physics Review (Exambusters Workbook #13 of 13)

by Ace Inc.

600 questions. Sample problems. Topics: Metric System, Motion and Forces, Work and Energy, Fluids, Sound, Light and Optics, Static Electricity, D.C. and A.C. Circuits, Magnetism. <P><P><i>Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.</i><P><P>

ACT Test Prep Flash Cards: Intermediate Vocabulary (Exambusters ACT Workbook #2 of 13)

by Ace Inc.

<P><P><i>Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.</i><P><P> 500 frequently tested ACT words every high school student should know. <P><P>Perfect for anyone who wants to enrich their vocabulary! Improve your reading comprehension and conversation. Includes sample sentence, part of speech, pronunciation, succinct, easy-to-remember definition, and common synonyms and antonyms.

ACT Test Prep Flash Cards: Word Roots (Exambusters ACT Workbook #4 of 13)

by Ace Inc.

<P><P><i>Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.</i><P><P> A unique collection of 380 essential Word Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes, each with up to ten derivative word examples and definitions.<P><P>Interpret new words without a dictionary. You'll view language from an entirely new perspective, and raise your ACT test score too!

ACT Test Prep Flash Cards: Advanced Vocabulary Review (Exambusters ACT Workbook #3 of 13)

by Ace Inc.

<P><P><i>Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.</i><P><P> 350 frequently tested ACT words every college freshman should know. <P><P>Perfect for anyone who wants to enrich their vocabulary! Improve your reading comprehension and conversation. Includes sample sentence, part of speech, pronunciation, succinct, easy-to-remember definition, and common synonyms and antonyms.

ACT Test Prep Flash Cards: Commonly Confused Words (Exambusters ACT Workbook #5 of 13)

by Ace Inc.

<P><P><i>Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.</i><P><P> Do you know the difference between "fewer" and "less," when to use "it's" or "its," or how to distinguish between "historical" and "historic" or "tortuous" and "torturous?" <P><P>This course contains 500 pairs of commonly confused words, some so frequently misused that their wrong application has become acceptable to many ears. Includes part of speech, pronunciation, simple definition, and usage example. Mastering the differences will improve your written grammar, verbal communication, and most importantly, your ACT test score! s!

Ada Lace and the Impossible Mission: Ada Lace, On The Case; Ada Lace Sees Red; Ada Lace, Take Me To Your Leader; Ada Lace And The Impossible Mission (An Ada Lace Adventure #4)

by Emily Calandrelli Renée Kurilla Tamson Weston

From Emily Calandrelli—Emmy-nominated host of Xploration Outer Space, correspondent on Bill Nye Saves the World, and graduate of MIT—comes the fourth novel in a fun illustrated chapter book series about an eight-year-old girl with a knack for science, math, and solving mysteries with technology.Third grader and inventor extraordinaire Ada Lace has a new social studies teacher—who loves group projects. While most of the class has constructed regular dioramas with clay and construction paper, Ada, her best friend Nina, and sometimes nemesis Milton have built a complex scale model of an historic silver mine. But when Milton reveals that he added his “old Milton touch” on their project right before turning it in, Ada worries that he has sabotaged their work. In a desperate attempt to save their project, Ada and Nina use their combined creative and technical prowess to perform a heist and break into their teacher’s supply closet after school. Do the two friends have what it takes to deceive the school’s security system? Or will they get caught trying to pull off this seemingly impossible mission.

Ada Lace and the Suspicious Artist (An Ada Lace Adventure #5)

by Emily Calandrelli Renée Kurilla Tamson Weston

From Emily Calandrelli—Emmy-nominated host of Xploration Outer Space, correspondent on Bill Nye Saves the World, and graduate of MIT—comes the fifth novel in a fun illustrated chapter book series about an eight-year-old girl with a knack for science, math, and solving mysteries with technology.Third grader and inventor extraordinaire Ada Lace is on spring break. But it’s just a little less relaxing than she’d imagined. Nina is beside herself with excitement about meeting her favorite artist and enlists Ada and Mr. Peebles’s coding-whiz nephew to help revamp her online portfolio. When Nina finally meets Miroir, he snubs her, and her confidence is shaken—but not enough to miss the art show opening. While there, Ada spots a suspiciously familiar painting that may mean Miroir isn’t the original he claims to be. Will the friends be able to reveal the artist’s true nature, before he fools someone else?

Ada Lace, on the Case

by Emily Calandrelli Renée Kurilla Tamson Weston

From Emily Calandrelli—host of Xploration Outer Space, correspondent on Bill Nye Saves the World, and graduate of MIT—comes the first novel in a brand-new chapter book series about an eight-year-old girl with a knack for science, math, and solving mysteries with technology.Ada Lace—third-grade scientist and inventor extraordinaire—has discovered something awful: her neighbor’s beloved Yorkie has been dognapped! With the assistance of a quirky neighbor named Nina (who is convinced an alien took the doggie) and her ever-growing collection of gadgets, Ada sets out to find the wrongdoer. As their investigation becomes more and more mysterious, Ada and Nina grow closer, proving that opposites do, in fact, attract.

Ada Lace Sees Red

by Emily Calandrelli Renée Kurilla Tamson Weston

From Emily Calandrelli—host of Xploration Outer Space, correspondent on Bill Nye Saves the World, and graduate of MIT—comes the second novel in a brand-new chapter book series about an eight-year-old girl with a knack for science, math, and solving mysteries with technology.Ada Lace is building a new robot! She’s determined to beat Milton in the upcoming robotics competition. But she’s distracted—Ada finds her dad’s art class impossible, while Nina is the star of the class, basking in the glory of being Mr. Lace’s star pupil. When Mr. Lace suggests that Nina put on an art show, Ada becomes jealous and loses her temper. Now Ada isn’t speaking to her dad, she’s falling behind in art class, and she still doesn’t know how to fix her robot. As the competition looms closer, Ada starts to wonder if there might be a way to use both science and art to solve her problems. Will Ada make up with her father in time to test her hypothesis? Or will her hurt feelings leave her seeing red and without a medal at the end of the day?

Ada Lace, Take Me to Your Leader: Ada Lace, On The Case; Ada Lace Sees Red; Ada Lace, Take Me To Your Leader; Ada Lace And The Impossible Mission (An Ada Lace Adventure #3)

by Emily Calandrelli Renée Kurilla Tamson Weston

From Emily Calandrelli—host of Xploration Outer Space, correspondent on Bill Nye Saves the World, and graduate of MIT—comes the third novel in a fun illustrated chapter book series about an eight-year-old girl with a knack for science, math, and solving mysteries with technology.Third grader and inventor extraordinaire Ada Lace likes nothing more than to tinker with mechanics like her robot, George. Her latest project is to fix up a ham radio, something that she could use to contact people on this planet…and beyond. The only problem is that she just can’t get it to work properly. During a sleepover, Ada’s best friend Nina hears something strange coming from the radio in the middle of the night. A distant voice says, “Release the swarm!” convincing Nina that aliens are about to invade planet Earth. Could Ada and Nina have stumbled upon something…extraterrestrial?

Ada Twist, Scientist

by David Roberts Andrea Beaty

Like her classmates, builder Iggy and inventor Rosie, scientist Ada, a character of color, has a boundless imagination and has always been hopelessly curious. Why are there pointy things stuck to a rose? Why are there hairs growing inside your nose? When her house fills with a horrific, toe-curling smell, Ada knows it’s up to her to find the source. What would you do with a problem like this? Not afraid of failure, Ada embarks on a fact-finding mission and conducts scientific experiments, all in the name of discovery. But, this time, her experiments lead to even more stink and get her into trouble! Inspired by real-life makers such as Ada Lovelace and Marie Curie, Ada Twist, Scientist champions girl power and women scientists, and brings welcome diversity to picture books about girls in science. Touching on themes of never giving up and problem solving, Ada comes to learn that her questions might not always lead to answers, but rather to more questions. She may never find the source of the stink, but with a supportive family and the space to figure it out, she’ll be able to feed her curiosity in the ways a young scientist should.

Addie’s Bad Day (I Can Read #Level 2)

by Joan Robins

When Addie gets a haircut she hates, she is too embarrassed to come to her friend Max's birthday party.

Addition Facts that Stick: Help Your Child Master the Addition Facts for Good in Just Six Weeks

by Corrin Brewer Debra Pearson Kate Snow

The fun, engaging program that will help your child master the addition facts once and for all—without spending hours and hours drilling flash cards! Addition Facts That Stick will guide you, step-by- step, as you teach your child to understand and memorize the addition facts, from 1 + 1 through 9 + 9. Hands-on activities, fun games your child will love, and simple practice pages help young students remember the addition facts for good. In 15 minutes per day (perfect for after school, or as a supplement to a homeschool math curriculum) any child can master the addition facts, gain a greater understanding of how math works, and develop greater confidence, in just six weeks! Mastery of the math facts is the foundation for all future math learning. Lay that foundation now, and make it solid, with Addition Facts That Stick!

Adoption Is for Always

by Linda Walvoord Girard Judith A Friedman

Although Celia reacts to having been adopted with anger and insecurity, her parents help her accept her feelings and celebrate their love for her by making her adoption a family holiday.

Adventure According to Humphrey (According to Humphrey #5)

by Betty G. Birney

Humphrey is in for his biggest adventure yet! <P><P>When his friends begin studying the ocean and sailing, he not only discovers the new and exciting world of the library, but also stows away aboard a model boat and takes a very perilous sail on Potter's Pond. <P><P>Even with all this excitement, he finds time to smooth rough waters between Gail and her free-spirited mom, help competitive Kirk see that winning isn't everything, and investigate whether his pal Aldo is really planning to become a pirate and sail the high seas.

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Adventures in Booga Booga Land

by Richard Milner

Open the doors to a new land! Meet two high-spirited best buddies, Marty the Monkey and Gerard the Giraffe, as they live out 23 biblical parables in a thrilling, adventurous fashion.The excitement never stops from the minute Gerard leaves his hometown of Toosmallforme and soon catches Marty, who is falling from the sky after playing with the latch on the exit door of an airplane. They bounce from venture to venture, presenting the message of Jesus Christ in a clear and challenging format for both children and adults.As you meet Bob, the president of Booga Booga Land, Squid Sushi, and Slim and Sam Pickens,Adventures in Booga Booga Land will captivate you with its humor and truths as our heroes set sail for Gloryland - and challenge you to do the same.Previously Published as The Adventures of Marty the Monkey and Gerard The Giraffe

The Adventures of Anatole: The Further Adventures Of Anatole

by Nancy Willard David McPhail

Newbery Medal-winning author Nancy Willard's trilogy of adventure tales, now in one volume. Children won't be able to put down these stories of the journeys of a boy and his orange cat, Plumpet.Anatole has a knack for seeking and finding adventure, often with Plumpet, his orange cat, who is accustomed to ghost trains, amnesiac soldiers, flying horses, and wallpaper portals, just a few of the enchantments encountered along the way. From his perilous search for wild fennel to cure his grandmother’s asthma, to his high-stakes game of checkers to save his uncle from a wizard’s evil spell, Anatole’s missions will keep young readers turning the pages of this omnibus edition of the Newbery Medal–winning author Nancy Willard’s trilogy of fantasy tales: Sailing to Cythera, The Island of the Grass King, and Uncle Terrible. David McPhail’s pen-and-ink illustrations throughout are beautifully detailed engagements with Willard’s world of make-believe. Anatole may be small but he is determined to right the wrongs he finds in each of the lands he enters. Whether kindness or evil will prevail is a matter of suspense, but Anatole is always on the side of the light.

The Adventures of Andy Ant: Lawn Mower on the Loose (The Adventures of Andy Ant)

by Gerald D. O'Nan Lawrence W. O'Nan

Andy Ant, a little ant with big ideas, and his human friend Joey will delight your children with their exciting adventures. The imaginative stories in these fun, colorful books will both entertain your children and help them learn valuable life lessons that every child should know. In this adventure, the lawn mower is on the loose! Will Andy Ant and his friends escape?

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend

by Dan Santat

2015 Caldecott Award Winner! <P> This magical story begins on an island far away where an imaginary friend is born. He patiently waits his turn to be chosen by a real child, but when he is overlooked time and again, he sets off on an incredible journey to the bustling city, where he finally meets his perfect match and-at long last-is given his special name: Beekle.<P> New York Times bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Dan Santat combines classic storytelling with breathtaking art, creating an unforgettable tale about friendship, imagination, and the courage to find one's place in the world.

The Adventures of Bob White (Dover Children's Thrift Classics)

by Thornton W. Burgess Harrison Cady

Bob White is a busy bird with many friends, so why is he keeping his new nest a secret? Why did Mrs. Bob White choose such a dangerous location for their home? And when a hunter shows up, how will Farmer Brown's boy rescue the imperiled Whites? This wonderful "read aloud" edition for young children includes the original Harrison Cady illustrations.

The Adventures of Captain Pump: The World's First Fitness Superhero! (The Adventures of Captain Pump #1)

by Jasson Finney

Join Captain Pump as he teaches kids about health, fitness, well-being, and being a good person.George is the janitor of a school just like yours. He wishes he could find a way to help the kids get fit and understand the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle. But unfortunately, he just doesn't know how. Until one day, a tiny fitness dynamo pops out of a magic comic book and changes janitor George's life forever.This is Captain Pump—the World's First Fitness Superhero. The Adventures of Captain Pump takes the reader into a land of health and well-being. The story takes place here in the real world, but the lessons are learned in Pumpland, a magical land where healthy living and social acceptance and respect for all people are the ways of life. Of course, there is always someone or something threatening the healthy ways of Pumpland. Villains from far and wide keep the Captain on his toes as he diligently keeps the citizens of Pumpland and his friends in the real world safe.

The Adventures of Minnie: Minnie Saves the Day

by Melodye Benson Rosales

When Hester Merriweather's father brings her a doll made especially for her by her grandmother, Hester falls in love with it at once. As a young girl living in the Bronzeville section of Chicago in the 1930s, Hester is delighted to have a doll that looks like her and her friends. She puts her doll, Minnie, in her room, and when night falls, Minnie discovers that Hester's toys come to life to talk and play. Surrounded by a wonderful group of characters, Minnie begins to learn all about life among the toys and the Merriweathers, and when Hester's mother thinks an upcoming party is going to be spoiled, Minnie decides to help out. The result is a delicious story that establishes Minnie Merriweather as a character to cherish. Complete with an afterword that examines aspects of the history and culture of Bronzeville in Hester and Minnie's time, this first book in the Minnie Merriweather series establishes a cast of characters young readers will want to visit again and again.

The Adventures of Miss Petitfour

by Anne Michaels

The magical adventures of an eccentric Mary Poppins-esque heroine and her flying feline charges, sure to charm readers big and small. The first book for children by an internationally acclaimed novelist and poet. Miss Petitfour enjoys having adventures that are "just the right size - fitting into a single, magical day." She is an expert at baking and eating fancy iced cakes, and her favorite mode of travel is par avion. On windy days, she takes her sixteen cats out for an airing: Minky, Misty, Taffy, Purrsia, Pirate, Mustard, Moutarde, Hemdela, Earring, Grigorovitch, Clasby, Captain Captain, Captain Catkin, Captain Cothespin, Your Shyness and Sizzles. With the aid of her favorite tea party tablecloth as a makeshift balloon, Miss Petitfour and her charges fly over her village, having many little adventures along the way. Join Miss Petitfour and her equally eccentric felines on five magical outings -- a search for marmalade, to a spring jumble sale, on a quest for "birthday cheddar", the retrieval of a lost rare stamp and as they compete in the village's annual Festooning Festival. A whimsical, beautifully illustrated collection of tales that celebrates language, storytelling and small pleasures, especially the edible kind!

The Adventures of Mr. Mocker (Dover Children's Thrift Classics Ser.)

by Harrison Cady Thornton Burgess

Something strange is going on in the Green Forest! Sticky-toes the Tree Toad hears his own voice coming from another tree. Sammy Jay keeps everyone awake by calling "Thief, thief!" but he swears he was asleep. Will they get to the bottom of the mystery? This classic tale of mischief and friendship includes illustrations by Harrison Cady.

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