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Sports Fairies #5: Samantha the Swimming Fairy

by Daisy Meadows

The Sports Fairies' magical items are missing, and now the Fairy Olympics are going all wrong! This is our ninth group of Rainbow Magic fairies; all seven books will be released at once. It's an exciting time in Fairyland. Everyone is getting ready for the Fairy Olympics! But Jack Frost's goblins have stolen the Sports Fairies' magic objects. Now they're threatening to take over the whole competition! The goblins are making a splash at the town pool with Samantha the Swimming Fairy's magic goggles. It's time for Rachel and Kirsty to dive into another adventure! Find the enchanted object in each book, and help keep the Fairyland Olympics magical!

Sports Fairies #4: Brittany the Basketball Fairy

by Daisy Meadows

The Sports Fairies' magical items are missing, and now the Fairy Olympics are going all wrong! This is our ninth group of Rainbow Magic fairies; all seven books will be released at once. It's an exciting time in Fairyland. Everyone is getting ready for the Fairy Olympics! But Jack Frost's goblins have stolen the Sports Fairies' magic objects. Now they're threatening to take over the whole competition! It's girls vs. goblins! Can Rachel and Kirsty take down the Mean Green Basketball Team and win back Brittany's magic ball? Or will this game be a slam dunk for the goblins? Find the enchanted object in each book, and help keep the Fairyland Olympics magical!

Sports Fairies #3: Zoe the Skating Fairy

by Daisy Meadows

The Sports Fairies' magical items are missing, and now the Fairy Olympics are going all wrong! This is our ninth group of Rainbow Magic fairies; all seven books will be released at once. It's an exciting time in Fairyland. Everyone is getting ready for the Fairy Olympics! But Jack Frost's goblins have stolen the Sports Fairies' magic objects. Now they're threatening to take over the whole competition! Rachel and Kirsty are excited to go roller skating in the park --- but so are the goblins! The girls are determined to roll away with Zoe's magic shoelace. Find the enchanted object in each book, and help keep the Fairyland Olympics magical!

Sports Fairies #2: Stacey the Soccer Fairy

by Daisy Meadows

The Sports Fairies' magical items are missing, and now the Fairy Olympics are going all wrong! This is our ninth group of Rainbow Magic fairies; all seven books will be released at once. It's an exciting time in Fairyland. Everyone is getting ready for the Fairy Olympics! But Jack Frost's goblins have stolen the Sports Fairies' magic objects. Now they're threatening to take over the whole competition! Rachel's favorite soccer team is ready for the big game. But without Stacey the Soccer Fairy's magic ball, they'll never reach their goal! Find the enchanted object in each book, and help keep the Fairyland Olympics magical!

Sports Fairies #1: Helena the Horse-Riding Fairy

by Daisy Meadows

The Sports Fairies' magical items are missing, and now the Fairy Olympics are going all wrong! This is our ninth group of Rainbow Magic fairies; all seven books will be released at once. It's an exciting time in Fairyland. Everyone is getting ready for the Fairy Olympics! But Jack Frost's goblins have stolen the Sports Fairies' magic objects. Now they're threatening to take over the whole competition! The stables are all mixed up --- and it's the goblins' fault! Can Rachel and Kirsty help Helena the Horseriding Fairy rein things in? Find the enchanted object in each book, and help keep the Fairyland Olympics magical!

Rainbow Magic #7: Heather the Violet Fairy

by Georgie Ripper Daisy Meadows

The seven Rainbow Fairies are missing! Rachel and Kirsty search for one in each RAINBOW MAGIC book. Read all seven books to help rescue the fairies and bring the sparkle back to Fairyland!<P> Fairyland is home to seven colorful sisters. Together, they are the Rainbow Fairies! They keep Fairyland dazzling and bright. But when evil Jack Frost sends them far away, the sisters are in big trouble. If they don't return soon, Fairyland is doomed to be gray forever!<P> The merry-go-round whisks Rachel and Kirsty away to a magical world. Could Heather the Violet Fairy have something to do with it?<P> Help the girls find the last Rainbow Fairy, and bring the color back to Fairyland!

Rainbow Magic #3: Sunny the Yellow Fairy

by Georgie Ripper Daisy Meadows

The seven Rainbow Fairies are missing! Rachel and Kirsty search for one in each RAINBOW MAGIC book. Read all seven books to help rescue the fairies and bring the sparkle back to Fairyland!<P> Fairyland is home to seven colorful sisters. Together, they are the Rainbow Fairies! They keep Fairyland dazzling and bright. But when evil Jack Frost sends them far away, the sisters are in big trouble. If they don't return soon, Fairyland is doomed to be gray forever!<P> A trail of sparkly yellow dust lands Rachel and Kirsty in a very sticky situation! Could Sunny the Yellow Fairy be at the bottom of it?

Rainbow Magic #2: Amber the Orange Fairy

by Georgie Ripper Daisy Meadows

The seven Rainbow Fairies are missing! Rachel and Kirsty search for one in each RAINBOW MAGIC book. Read all seven books to help rescue the fairies and bring the sparkle back to Fairyland!<P> Fairyland is home to seven colorful sisters. Together, they are the Rainbow Fairies! They keep Fairyland dazzling and bright. But when evil Jack Frost sends them far away, the sisters are in big trouble. If they don't return soon, Fairyland is doomed to be gray forever!<P> Rachel and Kirsty have already found one Rainbow Fairy, but now Amber the Orange Fairy is trapped in a seashell! Can they rescue her, too?<P>

Rainbow Magic #1: Ruby the Red Fairy

by Daisy Meadows Georgie Ripper

The seven Rainbow Fairies are missing! Rachel and Kirsty search for one in each RAINBOW MAGIC book. Read all seven books to help rescue the fairies and bring the sparkle back to Fairyland!<P> Fairyland is home to seven colorful sisters. Together, they are the Rainbow Fairies! They keep Fairyland dazzling and bright. But when evil Jack Frost sends them far away, the sisters are in big trouble. If they don't return soon, Fairyland is doomed to be gray forever!<P> Rachel and Kirsty discover Ruby the Red Fairy in the pot at the end of the rainbow. Can they help find the rest of her Rainbow sisters . . . before it's too late?

The Last Book in the Universe

by Rodman Philbrick

In a world where most people are plugged into brain-drain entertainment systems, epileptic teenager Spaz is a rare human who can see life for what it really is. When he meets an old man named Ryter, he begins to learn about Earth and its past. With Ryter as his companion, Spaz sets off to save his dying sister--and, in the process, perhaps the world. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults.

Beast Quest #7: Zepha the Monster Squid

by Adam Blade

When Tom defeated Epos the Winged Flame, he thought his Beast Quest was over. He was wrong. The Dark Wizard Malvel has returned. He has new Beasts and a new plan to destroy the kingdom. Tom is determined to save Avantia and finish his Quest. But that means facing Zepha the Monster Squid! The last time Tom fought an underwater monster, he barely survived. Good thing he still has his loyal companions Elenna, Silver, and Storm to help him through this

Ready, Freddy! #16: Ready, Set, Snow!

by John Mckinley Abby Klein

Freddy Thresher's at it again! And this time, there's a snowball fight.... Everybody knows shark expert Freddy Thresher is also a snowshoe whiz--or is he? When Mrs. Wushy announces that the class will be competing in the mini-Winter Olympics, everyone is excited for the competition. But, after betting Max the bully that he will win the Snowshoe Race, Freddy heads straight for snowshoe boot camp, and fast! Will Freddy be able to win gold amid sled pulls and the infamous Snowball Toss? (copy continues)

Beast Quest #3: Cypher the Mountain Giant

by Adam Blade

One boy's journey to help his village becomes a quest to save the kingdom. Features a fearsome new beast in every book! Under the spell of the dark wizard Malvel, Cypher the one-eyed Giant wreaks havoc on the city he used to protect: Colton, the very center of the Kingdom's trade routes. Our heroes must head North to the mountains to free Arcta and help unearth Colton from mudslides and rock falls before it's too late!

The 39 Clues Book 6: In Too Deep

by Jude Watson

Could Amy and Dan's biggest enemy be . . . a friend? The 39 Clues Book 6 challenges everything you thought you knew about the Clue race. JOIN ANYTIME TO PLAY FOR THE CHANCE TO WIN! The 39 Clues gets treacherous. Book 6 takes Amy and Dan across oceans on the trail of a famous aviator, but they find more than they're looking for. Their enemies are becoming more vicious, and the truths they discover more crushing than ever.

The 39 Clues #4: Beyond the Grave

by Jude Watson

Bestselling author Jude Watson takes Amy and Dan on a thrill-packed ride for the 4th installment of The 39 Clues series. Betrayed by their cousins, abandoned by their uncle, and with only the slimmest hint to guide them, fourteen-year old Amy Cahill and her younger brother, Dan, rush off to Egypt on the hunt for 39 Clues that lead to a source of unimaginable power. But when they arrive, Amy and Dan get something completely unexpected - a message from their dead grandmother, Grace. Did Grace set out to help the two orphans . . . ore are Amy and Dan heading for the most devastating betrayal of them all?

The 39 Clues Book 3: The Sword Thief

by Peter Lerangis

Kid-favorite Peter Lerangis takes on Book 3 in the high-octane 39 Clues series, and it might be the most thrill-packed yet! JOIN ANYTIME TO PLAY FOR THE CHANCE TO WIN! ATTENTION! Amy and Dan Cahill have been located once again, this time in the company of the notoriously unreliable Alistair Oh. Could they have been foolish enough to make an alliance? Spies report that Amy and Dan seem to be tracking the life of one of the most powerful fighters the world has ever known. If this fearsome warrior was a Cahill, his secrets are sure to be well-guarded . . . and the price to uncover them just might be lethal.

The 39 Clues Book 2: One False Note

by Gordon Korman

Super-selling author Gordon Korman sends Amy and Dan off on a wild chase in Book 2 of the highly-anticipated 39 Clues series.<P> JOIN ANYTIME TO PLAY FOR THE CHANCE TO WIN!<P> THIS JUST IN! Amy and Dan Cahill were spotted on a train, hot on the trail of one of 39 Clues hidden around the world. BUT WAIT! Police report a break-in at an elite hotel, and the suspects ALSO sound suspiciously like Amy and Dan. UPDATE! Amy and Dan have been seen in a car . . . no, in a speedboat chase . . . and HOLD EVERYTHING! They're being chased by an angry mob?!? <P> When there's a Clue on the line, anything can happen.

Tentacles (Cryptid Hunters #2)

by Roland Smith

After their parents' disappearance, 13-year-old twins Marty and Grace O'Hara are living with their Uncle Wolfe, who is fascinated by creatures that appear in myths. Wolfe has planned an expedition to New Zealand to track a giant squid, and he's rented a freighter for the trip. But someone on board is determined to sabotage their mission.

Encyclopedia of Feeding and Eating Disorders

by Tracey Wade

The field of feeding and eating disorders represents one of the most challenging areas in mental health, covering childhood, adolescent and adult manifestations of the disorders and requiring expertise in both the physical and psychological issues that can cause, maintain, and exacerbate these disorders. The scope of the book is an overview of all the feeding and eating disorders from "bench to bedside", incorporating recent changes introduced into the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5). The aim is to present one of the first complete overviews of the newly defined area of feeding and eating disorders with respect to genetics, biology and neuroscience through to theory and its application in developing clinical approaches to the prevention and treatment of feeding and eating disorders.

Innovations in Computer Science and Engineering

by Sandeep Singh Rawat Rishi Sayal H. S. Saini

The bookis a collection of high-quality peer-reviewed research papers presented at thethird International Conference on Innovations in Computer Science andEngineering (ICICSE 2015) held at Guru Nanak Institutions, Hyderabad, Indiaduring 7 - 8 August 2015. The book discusses a wide variety of industrial,engineering and scientific applications of the emerging techniques. Researchersfrom academic and industry present their original work and exchange ideas,information, techniques and applications in the field of Communication,Computing, and Data Science and Analytics.

Knowledge Solutions

by Olivier Serrat

This book is open access under a CC BY-NC 3. 0 IGO license. This book comprehensively covers topics in knowledge management and competence in strategy development, management techniques, collaboration mechanisms, knowledge sharing and learning, as well as knowledge capture and storage. Presented in accessible "chunks," it includes more than 120 topics that are essential to high-performance organizations. The extensive use of quotes by respected experts juxtaposed with relevant research to counterpoint or lend weight to key concepts; "cheat sheets" that simplify access and reference to individual articles; as well as the grouping of many of these topics under recurrent themes make this book unique. In addition, it provides scalable tried-and-tested tools, method and approaches for improved organizational effectiveness. The research included is particularly useful to knowledge workers engaged in executive leadership; research, analysis and advice; and corporate management and administration. It is a valuable resource for those working in the public, private and third sectors, both in industrialized and developing countries.

Die Gesellschaft und das Unbewusste

by Dieter Sandner

Dieses Buch wird alle interessieren, die nach einem umfassenden Verst#65533;ndnis des psychologischen Zusammenhangs zwischen individueller psychischer Dynamik, gesellschaftlicher Struktur und den unbewussten kollektiven Paradigmen suchen. Im Mittelpunkt steht eine Analyse der patriarchalen Kultur, die gleichsam das psychologische Geh#65533;use ist in dem alle individuellen und kollektiven Prozesse stattfinden. Ausgehend von der Genese und aktuellen Struktur dieser Kultur werden die starken gesellschaftlichen Ver#65533;nderungen der letzten 50 Jahre untersucht: die Ver#65533;nderung der Beziehungen zwischen M#65533;nnern und Frauen die sozialen Beziehungen im Hinblick auf Solidarit#65533;t und Entsolidarisierung die Situation sozialer Sicherung, die gesellschaftlichen und politischen Machtverh#65533;ltnissen sowie die wirtschaftliche Dynamik. Gleichzeitig werden kollektive Fantasien herausgearbeitet, die aus den soziostrukturellen Ver#65533;nderungen hervorgehen. Basis der Untersuchung ist die psychoanalytische Kulturtheorie in Form einer kulturkritischen Dekonstruktion ihrer grundlegenden Annahmen. In 16 interessanten Kapiteln werden wesentliche Fragen der psychologischen Kulturtheorie beantwortet und praktische Anwendungen dieser Theorie auf aktuelle soziostrukturelle Prozesse aufgezeigt.

Respekt

by Sven Pastoors Helmut Ebert

Dieses Buch zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie Ihr Leben sp#65533;rbar verbessern und langfristig erfolgreicher machen: Seien Sie respektvoll, zuverl#65533;ssig und wertsch#65533;tzend - zu anderen und zu sich selbst. Dann stellen sich Erfolg und Anerkennung automatisch ein. Die Autoren haben 36 Strategeme mit konkreten Tipps und Handlungsempfehlungen, anschaulichen Beispielen und Situationen aus dem Alltag sowie Berufsleben zusammengestellt, die jeder individuell anwenden kann, um seine Ziele zu erreichen.

Was kommt nach Ausbildung und Studium?

by Ivo Züchner Susanna Roux Gisela Kammermeyer Kirsten Fuchs-Rechlin

Auf der Basis des bundesweit durchgef#65533;hrten BMBF-Projekts #65533;FA wird mit diesem Band eine erste umfassende Vergleichsstudie zur beruflichen Einm#65533;ndung und Platzierung von Erzieherinnen und Kindheitsp#65533;dagoginnen vorgelegt. Die zahlreichen, in den Fachdiskurs eingeordneten Befunde bilden eine wertvolle Informationsgrundlage f#65533;r all diejenigen, die mit der Aus- und Weiterbildung von Erzieherinnen und/oder Kindheitsp#65533;dagoginnen sowie mit beruflicher #65533;bergangsforschung befasst sind oder sich daf#65533;r interessieren.

Recent Advances in Information and Communication Technology 2017

by Herwig Unger Sunantha Sodsee Phayung Meesad

This book includes selected contributions related to big data and data networking, presented at the 13th International Conference on Computing and Information Technology (IC2IT), which was held at the Arnoma Grand Hotel Bangkok, Thailand, July 6-7, 2017. The aim of the conference was to present emerging algorithms, methods and technologies with a high degree of originality, novelty and innovation addressing the conference theme `Mastering Data and Networking'. Section 1 and 2 discuss various aspects of data mining and corresponding applications. Section 3 focuses on speed and overhead networking optimisation problems, as well as energy problems of autonomous systems, which are becoming increasingly important. The key to addressing these problems is properly determining critical parameters. Section 4 sheds light on natural language processing, including extraction of trends and popularity and recognition of emotions as well as classic topics such as detection and classification.

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