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The 18th Emergency

by Betsy Byars

Benjie and his friend Ezzie have escape plans for every emergency, including lion attacks and quicksand, but no clue what to do about the class bullySo what if Benjie "Mouse" Fawley likes practical jokes? He's a good kid who never meant to harm anyone. The same cannot be said for Marv Hammerman, a boy in Benjie's middle school who is as big as a high-schooler but has the temper of a two-year-old. When Benjie (in a fit of insanity) writes a joke about Marv for all to see, he soon realizes he's stumbled into the biggest emergency he's ever faced. Now Benjie must decide whether to stay at school and face a clobbering, or run off and live the rest of his life hiding in the woods. The 18th Emergency is a hilarious account of the trials of surviving the school bully. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Betsy Byars including rare images from the author's personal collection.

The 1920s Decade in Photos: The Roaring Twenties (Amazing Decades in Photos)

by Jim Corrigan

Middle school readers will find out about the important world, national, and cultural developments of the decade 1920-1929.

1954: A Landmark Decision

by Jacqueline B. Walker

In the 1950s, African Americans leaders used the nation's laws and courts to confirm black citizens' rights. This article explores how America's schools finally became desegregated.

The 1960's: Rebels

by Dorothy Hoobler Tom Hoobler

THIS SEVENTH VOLUME OF THE Century Kids follows two rebels--in the best sense of the word. The first is Chuck, the great-great-grandson of the patriarch, Lionel Aldrich, whose family we have followed through five generations of the twentieth century. His rebellion, so typical of the decade, is against unfair authority. The second rebel is Sojie, who takes a stand against the established practice of the times as she returns with her mother to the South to participate in a lunch-counter demonstration demanding equal service for blacks. Both young people typify the awakening social consciousness that characterized the decade. AS IN THE EARLIER CENTURY KIDS volumes, the events and artifacts of the decade provide a backdrop for the narrative. The 1960s are a particularly inspiring decade with the growing success of Dr. Martin Luther King's nonviolent protest movement--yet it was a tragic decade as well, as young idealists grow to admire young President John F. Kennedy, only to see him brutally assassinated. IN ADDITION TO AN EXCITING STORY, the Hooblers provide an historical afterword, explaining some of the more interesting aspects of their research into the decade, as well as a timeline outlining what was going on in the world in which the story unfolds.

1984: With Connections

by George Orwell

The 1990s

by Richard A. Schwartz

Aimed at students and general readers, this reference collects hundreds of eyewitness accounts to provide an overview of the 1990s as they were experienced by people from all segments of society. These accounts include (for example) diary entries, letters, speeches, and newspaper articles. Each chapter covers one year and features an introductory essay and chronology. The text of a number of critical documents--such as the Charters of Paris for a New Europe--are found in the appendix, along with 20 capsule biographies of key figures.

The 1990s Decade in Photos: The Rise of Technology (Amazing Decades in Photos)

by Jim Corrigan

Middle school readers will find out about the important world, national, and cultural developments of the decade 1990-1999.

2: Zenith

by Helen Dennis Bonnie Kate Wolf

Jed must confront the revelation of his true identity: he is the alchemist Fulcanelli who discovered the elixir of life and used it to become young again. He must take the elixir one more time in order to live for ever. If he doesn't take it he will die. But Jed only has nine months left to take the elixir. And he has absolutely no idea how to make it. The challenge is clear. Jed, Kassia and co. must hunt down the secret recipe.Their quest takes them to Prague and then on to Paris - but hot on their heels are NOAH, the secret organisation that will do anything to get their hands on the secret to eternal life. Jed has everything to live for. But who can he trust?The second in an action-packed series full of adventure, this book has an illustrated narrative running through it, helping readers to solve the mystery alongside the characters in the story.

2: Frankly, Ruby, I Don't Give a Damn

by Claire O'Brien

One day, I, CORDELIA CODD, am going to be the greatest costume designer in the history of cinema. I will live in exotic places, have fabulous friends and spend my days relaxing at the spa.But for now I'm stuck in the d...u...l...l...e...s...t village on planet Earth, with a best friend a QUILLION-TRILLION miles away, not-quite-together parents, a pretend boyfriend/supposed thief/real bully shield, and an epic war with THE MOST UNFRIENDLY GIRL IN THE UNIVERSE.Whoever said "tomorrow is another day" hasn't lived a day in my life...

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

by Jules Verne Andrea M. Clare

The classic Verne tale, abridged and adapted by Andrea M. Clare and illustrated by David Grove.

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

by Jules Verne

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1870.

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Graphic Novel (Illustrated Classics)

by Verne Jules

Themes: Adapted Classics, Low Level Classics, Graphic Novels, Illustrated, Jules Verne, Fiction, Tween, Teen, Young Adult, Hi-Lo, Hi-Lo Books, Hi-Lo Solutions, High-Low Books, Hi-Low Books, ELL, EL, ESL, Struggling Learner, Struggling Reader, Special Education, SPED, Newcomers, Reading, Learning, Education, Educational, Educational Books. These literary masterpieces are made easy and interesting. This series features classic tales retold with color illustrations to introduce literature to struggling readers. Each 64-page eBook retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. When seaman were sailing only wooden ships, Captain Nemo was the master of his incredible, futuristic submarine, the Nautilus, which journeyed through many strange and adventurous voyages...

2014 Ready Common Core, English Language Arts Practice [Grade] 7

by Curriculum Associates Llc

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2014 Ready Common Core Mathematics Instruction 7

by Curriculum Associates Llc.

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2014 Ready Common Core, Mathematics Practice [Grade] 7

by Curriculum Associates Llc.

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2014 Ready New York CCLS English Language Arts Practice (Grade #7)

by The Editors at the Curriculum Associates

This book is part of a review program for the Common Core Learning Standards for English Language Arts, with 2 practice exams, each with 59 ELA questions.

2014 Ready TNCore, Mathematics Instruction [Grade] 7

by Curriculum Associates

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2018 Valentine's Day Special (The Backstagers #1)

by James Tynion Iv Rian Sygh Walter Baiamonte Caitlin Rose Boyle Katy Farina Brittney Williams Rebecca Nalty

It’s Valentine’s Day at St. Genesius Prep and the Backstagers are back in (stage) blacks for some ROMANTIC adventures in the mysterious world behind the scenes! Featuring bonus tales from a variety of special guests, including Brittney Williams, Caitlin Rose Boyle, and Katy Farina! It’s the “seasons of love” for your favorite backstage boys! (No, you can’t wear pink backstage. Or red. Or glitter. Or cherub wings, Sasha.)

The 20th Century Children’s Poetry Treasury

by Jack Prelutsky

A collection of more than 200 poems by such modern poets as Nikki Grimes, John Ciardi, Karla Kuskin, Ted Hughes, e. e. cummings, Eve Merriam, Deborah Chandra, Arnold Adoff, and more than 100 others.

The 21 Balloons

by William Pène du Bois

Professor William Waterman Sherman just wants to be alone. So he decides to take a year off and spend it crossing the Pacific Ocean in a hot-air balloon the likes of which no one has ever seen. But when he is found after just three weeks floating in the Atlantic among the wreckage of twenty hot-air balloons, naturally, the world is eager to know what happened. How did he end up with so many balloons... and in the wrong ocean?<P><P> Newbery Award winner.

21st-Century Counselors: New Approaches to Mental Health & Substance Abuse

by Camden Flath

Many people around the country deal with problems of mental illness and substance abuse, as well as trouble with finding work, communicating with family members, or being bullied at school. The demand for counselors and psychologists who can give support to individuals dealing with these issues and their families is on the rise. The young adults of today will be the job force of tomorrow, so choosing a career that will best fit with the needs of the changing world will be important to job satisfaction and a successful life. With the vast array of career and job options, it will also be important for young adults to understand which work will be the best match for their interests, talents, goals, and personality types. Certain careers are expected to gain importance within the early decades of the twenty-first century. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in counseling is expected to grow faster than the average rate for all occupations. As attitudes change about mental health, addiction, and emotional well-being, particularly in the level of open discussion surrounding these topics, more people are turning to counselors and psychologists for assistance. Are you ready to help?

23 Minutes

by Vivian Velde

By both society's measure and her own, fifteen-year-old Zoe Mahar is pretty much a loser. Then one day she ducks into Spencerport Savings and Loan simply to get out of the rain--and witnesses a bank robbery gone horrifyingly wrong. The good news is that Zoe has a unique ability: she can play back time and repeat events. But it's not an unlimited deal--she can only jump 23 minutes, and her first playback creates an even more disastrous outcome. Zoe has only 10 tries to get it right before this particular 23 minutes becomes irreversible. In the process of trying to become the heroine she doesn't believe she can be, Zoe learns about herself and realizes that there is more to who she is than she thought.

24 Hours In Nowhere

by Dusti Bowling

When you come from Nowhere, can you ever really make it anywhere? Author Dusti Bowling (Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus) returns to the desert to create a gripping story about friendship, hope, and finding the power we all have within ourselves.​ <P><P> Welcome to Nowhere, Arizona, the least livable town in the United States. For Gus, a bright 13-year-old with dreams of getting out and going to college, life there is made even worse by Bo Taylor, Nowhere's biggest, baddest bully. When Bo tries to force Gus to eat a dangerously spiny cactus, Rossi Scott, one of the best racers in Nowhere, comes to his rescue--but in return she has to give Bo her prized dirt bike. <P><P>Determined to buy it back, Gus agrees to go searching for gold in Dead Frenchman Mine, joined by his old friends Jessie Navarro and Matthew Dufort, and Rossi herself. As they hunt for treasure, narrowly surviving everything from cave-ins to mountain lions, they bond over shared stories of how hard life in Nowhere is--and they realize this adventure just may be their way out.

The 25¢ Miracle

by Theresa Nelson

Winner of the Washington Irving Children’s Choice Award A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year A Selection of the Junior Library Guild Star light, star bright . . . Elvira wishes for a mother and finds instead the father she scarcely knew she had.

25 Wacky and Wonderful Stories That Boost Vocabulary

by Dan Greenberg

No more ho-hum, forgettable vocabulary lessons! These reproducible, funny stories will grab your students' attention and help them remember the prefixes, suffixes, and roots they need to know so they can become better readers and writers. A great way to boost standardized test scores!

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