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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Based on more than 700 recorded conversations, including interviews with all of King's closest surviving associates, this is a powerful portrait of Martin Luther King Jr. and the movement to which he dedicated himself.
Everyone's favorite bears (and some you may have never met before) fish, munch, dive, cuddle, and climb their way through this playful romp. The simple rhyming text is enhanced with fun facts about new cubs (pandas are born no bigger than a stick of butter!) and bears around the world (the spectacled bear is the only species native to South America), while Bob Barner's richly textured paper collage illustrations bring the bears of the world to life. Budding ursinologists will bearly be able to contain themselves--this book is sure to leave them roaring for more!
An observer of one bear in the air, two bears on the stairs, counts all the way up to ten bears huffing and puffing and is relieved that they're full of stuffing.
As more and more schools bring the classroom to the student through the mail, on video, and via the Internet, the need for an accurate, up-to-date, and technically savvy resource is more crucial than ever. Today it's not only possible, it's usually faster, definitely cheaper, and sometimes even better to earn a degree-bachelor's, master's, or doctorate off campus. But how to decide which school or program is best? In this revised and updated tenth edition of the BEARS' GUIDE TO COLLEGE DEGREES BY MAIL & INTERNET, distance-education experts John and Mariah Bear have negotiated the minefield of nontraditional education and examined literally thousands of schools. In this comprehensive and respected guide, you'll find the 100 best programs to serve the needs of virtually every student, from the middle manager trying to advance a stalled career to the stay-at-home mom or empty-nester returning to the work force. Walks the reader through the academic labyrinth of degree requirements, transcripts, scholarships, accreditation, equivalency exams, credentials, diplomas, degree mills, and more. Highlights the 100 best schools and provides resources for students with specialized needs. John and Mariah Bear are widely considered the leading experts in the field and have helped millions to achieve their lifelong goals.
If you're a working adult considering your options for continuing your post-secondary education, you need this book. There are many ways to earn or complete a degree, and Bears' Guide attempts to show you the myriad paths and how best to select and pursue them.
Mandy and James help track bears when they go camping in Arkansas.
As the wind howls and the lightning flashes, Bear and Mrs. Bear are snuggled up warm and cozy in their bed. But Baby Bear isn't. He's scared and tugging at Bear's blanket, so Bear makes room in his bed. Then come Little Bear and Young Bear. "You're all such scaredy-bears," Bear tells them. But when there's a rat-tat-tat at the door, and Bear goes to investigate, he is not quite as brave as he thinks.
From the book: Almost everything small bears and kids need to know about... the animals the plants the earth itself with actual facts about frogs, possums, birds, fish, trees, rocks, ladybugs, earthquakes.... and lots more
When Mama and Papa Bear tell their daughter Amanda that they're having a baby, Amanda can hardly wait for the new baby.
There are no bears on Hemlock Mountain, No bears, no bears at all... That's what all the grown-ups say, but Jonathan discovers on the cold winter night, grown-ups don't always know... A Newbery Honor Book.
"There are no bears on Hemlock Mountain, No bears, no bears at all..." Or so young Jonathan is told by the grown-ups as he sets out alone over Hemlock Mountain. But as Jonathan discovers on that cold winter night, grown-ups don't always know... And there are bears on Hemlock Mountain
An acrobatic act begins with one bear on a unicycle and ends with twenty-one bears and sixteen wheels flying through the air.
Sweet has new meaning in this richly illustrated, immersive picture book about two bears on a big-city adventure. Papa Bear is searching for Little Bear, who has escaped the den. Little Bear is following a bee, because where there are bees, there is honey! When the quest leads both bears into the bustling city and a humming opera house, theatrical hijinks ensue, culminating in a deliciously harmonious reunion. Children and parents alike will savor Benjamin Chaud's lush illustrations, and relish in the book's bonus seek-and-find elements.
Illus. in full color. Papa Bear demonstrates his seaside safety rules--with disastrous results. From the Hardcover edition.
Bearsie Bear is just falling asleep when a very cold Moosie Moose knocks on the door and asks to sleep over in Bearsie Bear's warm bed. Next knocks Cowsie Cow, then Piggie Pig, then Foxie Fox, then Goosie Goose...and the bed becomes, to say the least, crowded. The final knock is from Porkie Porcupine, whose insistence on a place to sleep causes a very pointed problem. How these animal friends make room for one another makes for a truly friendly picture book read-aloud for very young children.
A dejected soldier makes a pact with the devil in this haunting, ultimately hopeful fairy tale, masterfully retold and vividly illustrated. Man or bear? When a person gives up hope, is he still human? Such is the story of a soldier who has lost everything to war: his childhood home, his family and friends, his youth, and his innocence. Enter that sly opportunist, the devil, who wraps the soldier in the armor of a dead bear's skin, fills its pockets with gold, and makes a dangerous and horrible wager. An unforgettable retelling of a classic Grimm tale, THE BEARSKINNER is a story about the struggle between the two sides of our selves, and the heroic strength it takes to claim a victory.
As a member of the Mohawk Bear Clan, Baron has always been fascinated by bears--their gentle strength and untamed power. But the Bearwalker legend, passed down by his ancestors, tells of a different kind of creature--a terrible mix of human and animal that looks like a bear but is really a bloodthirsty monster. The tale never seemed to be more than a scary story. Until now. During a class camping trip deep in the Adirondacks, Baron comes face-to-face with an evil being that is all too real. Although he knows how the story ends in the legend, Baron must overcome this Bearwalker on his own terms.
This book is full of the atmosphere of Persia and tells the story of Beauty and the Beast from the point of view of the beast. This award-winning author of books for young adults gives this old fairy tale some very new twists.
An exquisite American heiress, Louise Vandermeer is beautiful, brilliant. . . and bored-which is why she has agreed to a daring adventure: to travel across the ocean to marry an aristocrat abroad. Rumor has it her intended is a hideous cad-a grim prospect that propels her into a passionate, reckless affair with a compelling stranger she never sees in the light of day. Though scarred by a childhood illness, Charles d'Harcourt has successfully wooed Europe's most sophisticated beauties. For a lark, he contrived to travel incognito on his own fiancee's ship-and seduce the young chit in utter darkness. But the rake's prank backfired. It was he who was smitten-while the hot-tempered Lulu, now his wife, loves only her shipboard lover, unaware it was d'Harcourt all the time! And Charles will never have her heart-unless he can open her eyes to the prince who hides within.
Anthony "Spoon" Witherspoon is returning to Harlem after 7 months at an exclusive prep school. He never wanted to leave the city in the first place - especially not to walk the hallowed halls of a mostly white New England school.
Climbing on an exciting new amusement park ride, Ashley longs for just one more ride, but when her car returns, Ashley has disappeared, and her closest friend must also get on The Beast in order to rescue her.
A Deadly earthquake fulfills yet another prophecy in Jerusalem, and Judd and Lionel make a startling discovery. From a new hiding place, Vicki and the others watch the frightening events unfold in Israel and try to warn kids around the world about what's ahead. Judd and Lionel finally set out for home, but a detour will take them into a horrifying world of evil. Join the kids as they experience one of the most dangerous weekends in history.
Some men just have more to offer. Like hard-muscled, shape-shiftting Bo Novikov--part polar bear, part lion, pure alpha. . . Ten years after Blayne Thorpe first encountered Bo Novikov, she still can't get the smooth-talking shifter out of her head. Now he's shadowing her in New York--all seven-plus feet of him--determined to protect her from stalkers who want to use her in shifter dogfights. Even if he has to drag her off to an isolated Maine town where the only neighbors are other bears almost as crazy as he is. . . Let sleeping dogs lie. Bo knows it's good advice, but he can't leave Blayne be. Blame it on her sweet sexiness--or his hunch that there's more to this little wolfdog than meets the eye. Blayne has depths he hasn't yet begun to fathom--much as he'd like to. She may insist Bo's nothing but a pain in her delectable behind, but polar bears have patience in spades. Soon she'll realize how good they can be together. And when she does, animal instinct tells him it'll be worth the wait. . . "Non-stop laughter, snark, and witty banter. " -SmexyBooksPraise for the novels of Shelly Laurenston"Delicious, sexy and wicked fun!" --New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter on Bear Meets Girl
When the Librarian returns to his castle after lengthy travels, he finds that someone has stolen his collection of deadly books, and until he can get past a beast the thief left behind and track them down, the world is in great jeopardy.
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