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Adem's Cross

by Alice Mead

Fourteen-year old Adem, an Albanian boy, lives in Serb-occupied Kosovo. Adem hates existing in a constant state of terror. Every week, friends and family are beaten, teargassed, and killed. The Albanians are helpless, and even passive resistance can get you killed--as is Adem's sister Fatmira, gunned down while reading a protest poem. Now Adem must decide how to survive this never-ending nightmare--with or without his family.

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!

Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas

by Jonathan W. Stokes

The Goonies meets Indiana Jones and James Patterson's Treasure Hunters in this funny, action-filled adventure series! Twelve-year-old Addison Cooke just wishes something exciting would happen to him. His aunt and uncle, both world-famous researchers, travel to the ends of the earth searching for hidden treasure, dodging dangerous robbers along the way, while Addison is stuck in school all day. Luckily for Addison, adventure has a way of finding the Cookes. After his uncle unearths the first ancient Incan clue needed to find a vast trove of lost treasure, he is kidnapped by members of a shadowy organization intent on stealing the riches. Addison's uncle is the bandits' key to deciphering the ancient clues and looting the treasure . . . unless Addison and his friends can outsmart the kidnappers and crack the code first. So it's off to South America, where the excitement, danger, gold, booby traps, and car chases are never-ending! Full of laugh-out-loud moments and nonstop action, and perfect for fans of Indiana Jones or James Patterson's Treasure Hunters series, Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas is sure to strike gold with kid readers.Praise for Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas"Cinematic pacing and action drive the story, but it's Addison and his friends who will keep readers engaged. Humor is never in short supply, even when the group narrowly escapes danger, and Addison's endless optimism and irrepressible confidence in his own abilities are endearing . . . A solid start to a new series, with a conclusion that will leave readers hoping Addison and company return soon for another adventure."--School Library Journal"Addison is often one step ahead of the adults, but his lead is constantly threatened, building steady tension throughout the novel, screenwriter Stokes's debut."--Publishers Weekly From the Hardcover edition.

Addison Cooke and the Tomb of the Khan (Addison Cooke)

by Jonathan W. Stokes

"Addison Cooke is Indiana Jones and James Bond rolled into one for the middle-grades set."--BooklistAddison Cooke's second laugh-out-loud adventure--a journey through Asia in pursuit of the legendary tomb of Genghis Khan!Fresh off of a victorious treasure hunt and rescue mission in South America, Addison Cooke just can't seem to steer clear of rogue bandits, pesky booby traps, and secret treasure troves. But it sure beats sitting around in school all day.Addison's aunt and uncle, on the other hand, are none too happy about their habit of attracting kidnappers. When they become pawns in a dangerous gang's plan to steal the most prized possession of the notorious Mongolian leader Genghis Khan, Addison and his friends find themselves once again caught in the middle of a multi-million-dollar international heist. Armed with nothing but their wits and thirst for adventure, they travel across Asia in an attempt to rescue Addison's family and stop the treasure from falling into the wrong hands.Brimming with round-the-clock action and tons of laughter, Addison Cooke and the Tomb of the Khan is perfect for fans of Indiana Jones, ancient history, and James Patterson’s Treasure Hunters series.Praise for Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas:"Combines the derring-do of Indiana Jones with a genuine archaeological mystery. Stokes brings a cinematic scope to the story. This lively debut promises more seat-of-the-pants thrillsfor readers who love adventure."--Booklist"Cinematic pacing and action drive the story, but it’s Addison and his friends who will keep readers engaged. Humor is never in short supply . . . and Addison’s endless optimism and irrepressible confidence in his own abilities are endearing."--School Library Journal"Addison is often one step ahead of the adults, but his lead is constantly threatened, building steady tension throughout the novel, screenwriter Stokes’s debut."--Publishers Weekly

Addison Cooke and the Ring of Destiny (Addison Cooke #3)

by Jonathan W. Stokes

In the tradition of Indiana Jones and The Goonies, the next installment of this comedic adventure series sends young Addison and his friends on the run from fortune hunters linked to an ancient Cooke clan curse.Soon after the disappearance of his aunt Delia and uncle Nigel outside the tomb of notorious Mongolian leader Genghis Khan, amateur archeologist Addison Cooke, his sister Molly, and their best friends Raj and Eddie, embark on another globe-trotting adventure. When a mysterious package arrives on Addison's doorstep, criminals and fortune-hunters from around the world are suddenly hunting the Cooke family. Addison and team will travel to London, Paris, Istanbul, and beyond, on the run for their lives to unravel the mystery of the package, find out what really happened to Aunt Delia and Uncle Nigel, and come face-to-face with the terrifying Vrolock Malazar. But Addison and the team find there are dangerous secrets about his aunt and uncle's pasts and hidden truths about the Cooke clan that must be uncovered.Addison Cooke and the Ring of Destiny is full of nonstop laughs and heart-pounding action, perfect for fans of James Patterson's Treasure Hunters series, Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson series, and Peter Lerangis's Seven Wonders series.

Addison Addley and the Trick of the Eye (Orca Young Readers)

by Melody Defields Mcmillian

Addison's mother wants to sell their comfortable old house and move into a townhouse in a new development across town - a shoe box near a shoe factory, Addison calls it. As usual, Addison's brain goes into overdrive as he tries to solve two problems: first he must get his mother to see their old house in a new light, and then he must figure out who is responsible for a rash of neighborhood break-ins that make his mother feel unsafe. With the help of his friend Sam, he puts his own unique spin on optical illusions (and home decor) and ends up surprising everyone, even himself.

Addison Addley and the Things That Aren't There (Orca Young Readers)

by Melody Defields Mcmillian

Addison Addley hates math. He hates public speaking too. Actually, he hates anything that involves work, but he only has a couple of weeks to write and memorize his grade five speech. The problem is, he can't think of a single topic. When he finally comes up with an excellent idea for a speech, it almost writes itself, but it's his poor math skills that make speech day unforgettable.

Addie on the Inside

by James Howe

In this "artfully crafted" (Publishers Weekly) companion to the bestselling The Misfits and Totally Joe, Addie Carle confronts labels, loss, and what it means to grow up.The Gang of Five is back in this third story from Paintbrush Falls. Addie Carle, the only girl in the group of friends is outspoken, opinionated, and sometimes...just a bit obnoxious. But as seventh grade progresses, Addie's not so sure anymore about who she is. It seems her tough exterior is just a little too tough and that doesn't help her deal with the turmoil she feels on the inside as she faces the pains of growing up. Told in elegant, accessible verse, ADDIE ON THE INSIDE gives readers a look at a strong, smart, and sensitive girl struggling with the box society wants to put her in. Addie confronts experiences many readers will relate to: the loss of a beloved pet, first heartbreak, teasing...but also, friendship, love, and a growing confidence in one's self. You Are Who They Say You Are They say in the seventh grade you are who they say you are, but how can that be true? How can I be a /Godzilla-girl /lezzie loser /know-it-all/ big-mouth /beanpole /string bean/ freaky tall/ fall-down /spaz attack /brainiac /maniac/ hopeless nerd /*bad word*/brown-nosing /teacher's pet/ showing off /just to get attention - oh, and did I mention: flat-chested... How can I be all that? It's too many things to be. How can I be all that and still be true to the real me while everyone is saying: This is who you are.

Addie on the Inside

by James Howe

The Gang of Five is back in this much-anticipated follow-up to The Misfits and Totally Joe . Addie Carle, the only girl in the group of friends, is outspoken, opinionated, and sometimes...just a bit obnoxious. But as seventh grade progresses, Addie's not so sure anymore about who she is. It seems her tough exterior is just a little too tough, and that doesn't help her deal with the turmoil she feels on the inside as she faces the pains of growing up. Told in accessible verse, Addie on the Inside gives readers a look at a strong, smart, and sensitive girl struggling with the box that society wants to put her in. Addie confronts experiences many readers will relate to: loss, heartbreak, teasing...but also, friendship, love, and a growing confidence in one's self.

Addiction Treatment: Escaping the Trap

by Ida Walker

In the United States and Canada, millions of individuals have problems with substance abuse. In some cases the problems are relatively minor, but in others, that abuse leads to addiction. Addiction is a serious and costly disease. In Addiction Treatment: Escaping the Trap, you will learn some definitions important in the study of addiction treatment. You will also learn about the history of addiction treatment, including the work and continuing influence of the Washingtonians, the Emmanuel Movement, the Oxford Movement, and of course, Alcoholics Anonymous. Treatment philosophies are also presented in this book Not all treatment methods are alike, and successful addiction treatment combines a variety of approaches. In Addiction Treatment, you will learn that recovery is an ongoing process, and read about suggestions on how to maintain a sober life.

Addiction in America: Society, Psychology, and Heredity

by Ida Walker

Almost 40 percent of people living in the United States have an addiction to alcohol, drugs, or some form of tobacco. These addictions cost Americans hundreds of billions of dollars every year. Clearly, addiction is an enormous problem. Addiction in America: Society, Psychology, and Heredity takes a look at what leads people to a life of addiction--the social, psychological, and hereditary factors that might make an individual susceptible to addiction. This book provides you with an overview of one of the most serious problems facing American society today.

The Addams Family: The Junior Novel (The Addams Family)

by Calliope Glass

The Addams Family hits the big screen on October 11, 2019. The all-star cast includes Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Bette Midler, Allison Janney, and Elsie Fisher.Based on the animated film, The Addams Family: The Junior Novel retells the entire mysterious and spooky story of the Addams family. This edition contains a full-color section of eye-catching art.The Addams family isn't your typical American family. Together, Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Mad Uncle Fester, and Grandma are an eccentric clan who delight in the macabre and are unaware that people find them a bit different than the rest of the neighborhood. Based on the famous New Yorker creations of Charles Addams, this animated action-comedy will follow the Addams family, whose lives begin to unravel when they face off against a crafty reality TV host while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration, Addams-style.THE ADDAMS FAMILY © 2019 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc. © 2019 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Adaptation and Competition

by Ann Fullick

These titles provide an in-depth look at life processes. The books stress key features of science teaching including scientific inquiry, use of ideas and evidence in science, planning, evaluation, and developing investigative skills. Sample experiments and data illustrate best practices in a real context. Case studies of key experiments and discoveries in the history of science are presented as box features (including modern discoveries as well as those with historical importance). Information on the most recent developments in research demonstrates the progressive nature of science.

Adam Zigzag

by Barbara Barrie

Adam Brody is a lucky kid -- he can sing and play the guitar; he's bright, popular, and good-looking. But none of these things can help Adam read. He's severely dyslexic. When he looks at a page, letters and numbers zigzag all over the place. This has been going on ever since he started school, but now that he's a teenager, he's getting desperate. So is his family. What will happen to him if he never learns to read?

Adam of the Road

by Elizabeth Janet Gray

Awarded the John Newbery Medal as "the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children" in the year of its publication.<P><P> "A road's a kind of holy thing," said Roger the Minstrel to his son, Adam. "That's why it's a good work to keep a road in repair, like giving alms to the poor or tending the sick. It's open to the sun and wind and rain. It brings all kinds of people and all parts of England together. And it's home to a minstrel, even though he may happen to be sleeping in a castle." And Adam, though only eleven, was to remember his father's words when his beloved dog, Nick, was stolen and Roger had disappeared and he found himself traveling alone along these same great roads, searching the fairs and market towns for his father and his dog.<P> Here is a story of thirteenth-century England, so absorbing and lively that for all its authenticity it scarcely seems "historical." Although crammed with odd facts and lore about that time when "longen folke to goon on pilgrimages," its scraps of song and hymn and jongleur's tale of the period seem as newminted and fresh as the day they were devised, and Adam is a real boy inside his gay striped surcoat.

Adam of the Road (Newbery Library, Puffin Ser.)

by Robert Lawson Elizabeth Gray

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Adam Canfield of the Slash

by Michael Winerip

Extra! Extra! Middle-school reporters stand up to authority to expose a school scandal in this funny, inspiring story set behind the scenes at a student newspaper. Late for math club, late for jazz band, late for soccer -- Adam Canfield has to be the most over programmed middle-school student in America. So when super-organized Jennifer coaxes him to be co-editor of THE SLASH -- Harris Elementary/Middle School's student newspaper -- he wonders if he's made a big mistake. Not only do editors get stuck with assigning stories (like an investigative report on the edibility of cafeteria food), but they also have to deal with annoying third graders like Phoebe, always pushing for a front-page slot. But when Phoebe's article on Eddie the janitor leads to a much bigger scoop -- an eccentric woman's mysterious gift to the school -- Adam and Jennifer rise to the challenge, risking their principal's wrath to uncover some shocking secrets.

Adam Brody

by Nancy Krulik

Biography of the "adorkable" TV star

Adam And His Kin

by Ruth Beechick

The purpose of this book is to provide a simple narrative of the events of the period of time covered in the opening chapters of Genesis.

Adaline Falling Star

by Mary Pope Osborne

LOVE AND LOYALTY PUT TO THE TEST<P> Adaline is a fiery child--an irrepressible combination of her white explorer father Kit Carson and her Arapaho mother. When Ma dies and Pa sets off on an expedition out West, Adaline finds herself living in St. Louis with racist white relatives who call her a savage and work her like a slave.<P> When Adaline realizes she may have been abandoned, she decides to find her own way back to her mother's people, where she is sure her father will find her. With the company of a stray dog, Adaline sets out on a journey that will either save her life--or end it...

The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher: The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer; The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn; The Actual And Truthful Adventures Of Becky Thatcher

by Jessica Lawson

Becky Thatcher has her side of the story to tell—and it’s a whopper—in this creative spin on Mark Twain’s beloved The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, complete with illustrations, that Publishers Weekly calls “a rewarding read on many levels” (starred review).Tom Sawyer’s and Huckleberry Finn’s adventures are legendary, but what about the story you haven’t heard? In 1860, eleven-year-old Becky Thatcher is the new girl in town, determined to have adventures like she promised her brother Jon before he died. With her Mama frozen in grief and her Daddy busy as town judge, Becky spends much of her time on her own, getting into mischief. Before long, she joins the boys at school in a bet to steal from the Widow Douglas, and Becky convinces her new best friend, Amy Lawrence, to join her.But the theft doesn’t go as planned, and Widow Douglas ends up being unfairly accused of grave robbing as a result. So Becky concocts a plan to clear the Widow’s name. If she pulls it off, she might just get her Mama to notice her again, as well as fulfill her promise to Jon in a most unexpected way. That is, if that tattletale Tom Sawyer will quit following her around.

Acts Of Courage: Laura Secord And The War Of 1812

by Connie Brummel Crook

In Acts of Courage, Connie Brummel Crook dramatizes the life of one of Canada's most enduring heroines, Laura Secord. From young Laura Ingersoll's early days in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, amidst the turmoil that followed the American Revolutionary War, the story outlines her father's difficult decision to move his family to Upper Canada. Laura's subsequent meeting and courtship with James Secord is described against the backdrop of homesteading in the Niagara Peninsula and of enduring the imminent threat of American invasion. These first sections of the book provide the background for Laura's courageous rescue of her husband from the battlefield at Queenston Heights, and her even more amazing trek to warn Col. FitzGibbon of the American's secret plans to attack the British outpost at Beaver Dams. Laura's extraordinary life, peopled with characters like Joseph Brant and Col. Fitzgibbon, is given even more poignancy and interest by the author's inventive and surprising characterization of the young FitzGibbon, by her acute eye for historical detail, and through her insights into the character of a young woman whose acts of courage have captured the imagination of generations of young Canadians.

Active Science 3 new edition

by Ann Fullick

Build and assess your students' Science knowledge, understanding and skills through better learning techniques, ensuring a solid foundation for further science study.- Confidently meet the requirements of the Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Guyana and OECS curricula and CXC's CCSLC syllabus with detailed mapping grids available for free online. - Inspire students to progress with this contemporary take on Science that includes topics such as environmental science and green issues.- Engage students through an active learning approach with hands-on activities to promote learning through practice.- Prepare students for moving up to CSEC® level science with activities developed to bridge the gap between lower secondary and CSEC® level.

Active Science 2 new edition (Active Science Ser.)

by Ann Fullick

Build and assess your students' Science knowledge, understanding and skills through better learning techniques, ensuring a solid foundation for further science study.- Confidently meet the requirements of the Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Guyana and OECS curricula and CXC's CCSLC syllabus with detailed mapping grids available for free online. - Inspire students to progress with this contemporary take on Science that includes topics such as environmental science and green issues.- Engage students through an active learning approach with hands-on activities to promote learning through practice.- Prepare students for moving up to CSEC® level science with activities developed to bridge the gap between lower secondary and CSEC® level.

Active Science 1 new edition (Active Science Ser.)

by Ann Fullick

Build and assess your students' Science knowledge, understanding and skills through better learning techniques, ensuring a solid foundation for further science study.- Confidently meet the requirements of the Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Guyana and OECS curricula and CXC's CCSLC syllabus with detailed mapping grids available for free online. - Inspire students to progress with this contemporary take on Science that includes topics such as environmental science and green issues.- Engage students through an active learning approach with hands-on activities to promote learning through practice.- Prepare students for moving up to CSEC® level science with activities developed to bridge the gap between lower secondary and CSEC® level.

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