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This book talks about the concept of sanctification and the biblical concept of rewards.
Help! I'm Laughing and I Can't Get Up: Fall-down Funny Stories to Fill Your Heart and Lift Your Spiritby Liz Curtis Higgs
Discover seven reasons why people laugh, plus seven body benefits of laughter. Reveals the four humor personalities. . . and which category you fit in. Helps readers realize that God gave us a funny bone. . . we just need to find out how to use it.
Jake swaps bodies with movie star Erie Lake, thinking it should be great fun. But is it?
Jake and his friends have landed ringside seats for Wrestle Insanity! Andy foolishly switches bodies with Brainiac Bloom just before the match begins, and it's up to Jake to save him from Neutron Newman, the Human Bomb.
"Don't hate Jake because he's beautiful! Leggy supermodel Lanny Shanks is coming to town for a photo shoot. And Burp It Up Middle School is abuzz -- especially Principal Blanco, who has a major crush on the lovely Lanny. Then Jake gets the chance to be Lanny's personal assistant. It's not his dream job. But it's better than being a model! When Jake switches bodies with Lanny, he's starving all the time. Suddenly he has killer legs and long blonde hair. And worst of all, he must ward off Principal Blanco! What's a boy-turned-supermodel to do?"
[from the back cover:] "A grave situation. Jake's nervous when the DITS malfunctions near Vlad, a creepy new custodian. There's no way he wants this guy's body. But nothing happens ... until nighttime, when Jake finds he's turned into a vampire! With his fangs, he scares the kids who crash his Halloween party. But the next day Jake still looks like Vlad. Thanks to sunblock SPF 45, Jake can go to school. But there's no way he can get Vlad to take back his body. And if Vlad won't, who will?" Look for, Help, I'm Trapped in my Sister's Body and other weird and whacky books by Todd Strasser in the Bookshare collection.
When the Dirksen Intelligence Transfer System malfunctions again, Jake Sherman switches bodies with an alien from a planet of big-eyed TV watchers!
Josh, Andy, and Jake mix up the names of the camp they're going to and end up at Camp Grimpley. But Camp Grimpley is a special kind of camp, it's a survival camp... where you have to survive without any food and sleep on the ground, but the worst is yet to come...
[from the back cover] "After a freak accident caused Jake Sherman to switch bodies with his muscle-bound gym teacher, it seemed as if being pumped-up would be the coolest thing in the world. But it's so annoying when everyone thinks you're all brawn and no brains. It looks like Jake has two choices: stay a muscle-head forever, or go back to being a 98-pound-weakling. Yeah, right. Funny and full of jokes, wise cracks and come backs, you won't want to miss the other books in this series about a teenage boy whose body switches get wierder and wierder. Bookshare also has, Help! I'm Trapped in My Sister's Body and Help! I'm Trapped in a Vampire's Body, and more.
When Jake, Josh, and Andy switch bodies with three very different lunch ladies, students get in line for big laughs. School lunch will never be the same!
A bully is beating up students in Jake Sherman's eighth grade class and it looks as if no one can stop him, until Jake causes his buddy Josh to switch bodies with the principal.
While showing off a weird machine to his friends, Jake Sherman accidentally turns his best friend, Andy, into a dog! Can Jake turn Andy back into a human?
This is another book in Strasser's series: Help! I'm Trapped. (Others are available from Bookshare.) Santa is testing a cloud runner to see if it will save him any time on Christmas Eve. When it crashes into Jake's backyard, strange things begin to happen! A delightful fantasy for older children.
Now that Jake Sherman is friends with super-cool Alex Silver, they'll be the kings of the eighth grade. And to make absolutely sure that everyone know it right away, they have a hilarious prank ready for the first day of school. But just when Jake thinks he's got it made, he realizes that he has to go back to the beginning -- and start his first day of school all over again... and again... and again! Can Jake break out of this endless pattern? Or is he doomed to attend the first day of school forever?
Been there, Done that. Jake Sherman's first day of summer camp seems strangely familiar. Maybe that's because he just went through that same day yesterday, and the day before... and the day before that! Now that same bus ride up to camp is getting really boring. And that American Chop Suey for lunch is getting really old. Will Jake ever be able to say he spent a whole summer at Camp Walton? Or will he be stuck in the first day forever?
"Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and ... Sherman? The eyes of the world are on Jake Sherman's school when the President of the United States comes to visit. But no one's watching too carefully, because Mr. Dirksen's crazy body-switching machine goes off by mistake, turning Jake into the President! Look out, America--Jake's in charge! But is the country ready for a leader who's not even old enough to vote?" Bookshare has many books by Todd Strasser. read about more of the craziness you love in, Help! I'm Trapped in My Gym Teacher's Body, Help! I'm Trapped in a Vampire's Body, Help! I'm trapped in my Sister's Body, Help! I'm Trapped in the Lunch Lady's Body, and Help! I'm trapped in a Supermodel's Body.
The world can be a scary place--especially when just about everybody is bigger than you and so many experiences are brand-new. Childhood fear is normal. But if it starts to interfere with everyday life, it becomes a problem for a child--and caring adults. This delightfully illustrated book gives simple, concrete advice for dealing with childhood fears and worries. Kids can learn to live full of confidence, free of fear. Help is here!
No matter where you live and whether you rent or own, one day you'll wake up in the morning and something will be broken. This book will come in handy to avoid panic and home repair disasters because a good reference guide is just what you need when there's a geyser in your living room. Count on this manual to tell you what to do or who to call to get the mess fixed.This useful book includes chapters on: Walls, Doors, Windows and Floors; Electricity; Appliances; Plumbing; Heat and Ventilation; Pests; Frugal Fixing and more. Each section is illustrated and explains the basics of how things operate before detailing how to fix them in a few easy steps. It also teaches you not only how to fix things yourself but also how to get someone who knows what they're doing to fix things for you and what questions to ask. This quick and informative guide can save you thousands of dollars and a lot of hassle. From unclogging drains to expelling rodents, from repairing stained carpet to fixing your dishwasher, you can depend on this book in any number of household catastrophes. Even if you can barely tell a nut from a bolt, Help! It's Broken is your quick reference guide for all home-repair solutions. Consider it a toolbox essential.
Warm, witty, and wise -- a unique collection of anecdotes and actual conversations helps African-American daughters understand, accept, and, if necessary, forgive their mothers. Tell a woman she is "turning into her mother" and chances are she will deny it. Some will defy it. Ultimately, though, recognition will finally set in...like it or not , daughters often emulate their mothers. In an era when more mothers and daughters are exploring their relationships, Help! I've Turned Into My Mother offers an eclectic collection of true stories that provides a unique opportunity for discussion. Readers will see themselves, or others, in these tales from real-life women of all ages, races, and walks of life. Gathered by the author from messages she received on her website, the narratives include delightful reflections on the joys of growing up female, to hilarious accounts of the agony and ecstasy of being a young woman, to heartfelt tributes to parents and mentors who helped smooth the path to adulthood. Written with humor and warmth, they offer advice, encouragement, and inspiration for anyone juggling the diverse demands of life today.
New York Times-bestselling author Anne Lamott writes about the three simple prayers essential to coming through tough times, difficult days and the hardships of daily life. Readers of all ages have followed and cherished Anne Lamott's funny and perceptive writing about her own faith through decades of trial and error. And in her new book,Help, Thanks, Wow, she has coalesced everything she knows about prayer to these fundamentals. It is these three prayers - asking for assistance from a higher power, appreciating what we have that is good, and feeling awe at the world around us - that can get us through the day and can show us the way forward. In Help, Thanks, Wow, Lamott recounts how she came to these insights, explains what they mean to her and how they have helped, and explores how others have embraced these same ideas. Insightful and honest as only Anne Lamott can be,Help, Thanks, Wowis the everyday faith book that new Lamott readers will love and longtime Lamott fans will treasure.
Dear Michelle, Help! There's a ghost in my room! I just moved into a creepy old house and it's totally haunted. I'm really scared. What should I do? From Ghost Girl I slept over at Ghost Girl's house last night. You won't believe what I saw...
For our youth to succeed, we need to change how we require teaching mathematics. Helping Children Learn Mathematics provides comprehensive and reliable information that will guide efforts to improve school mathematics from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. The authors discuss the major changes that need to be made in mathematics instruction, instructional materials, assessments, teacher education, and the broader educational system.
New edition of a guide for parents. Explains what to test, why, and what to do with the test results.
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