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Ready, Freddy! Ready, Set, Snow! (#16)

by Abby Klein

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?

Ready, Freddy! Shark Tooth Tale (#9)

by Abby Klein

Freddy Thresher has a problem: a really, really, big problem. His teacher wants the class to do reports on nocturnal animals, and everybody but Freddy has a really cool animal to study. How will Freddy find one? When his best friend, Robbie, says the two boys should have a sleepover and sneak outside at night, Freddy makes a huge mistake and ends up getting his late-night wish in a very unexpected way!

Ready, Freddy! Super-Secret Valentine (#10)

by Abby Klein

Meet the new kid on the block! It's Freddy Thresher, a first grader with a nose for trouble. It's not that he's trying to do anything bad. It's just that he's a boy who gets a little too creative and inventive when he has a problem.

Ready, Freddy! Yikes! Bikes! (#7)

by Abby Klein

Meet the new kid on the block! It's Freddy Thresher, a first grader with a nose for trouble. It's not that he's trying to do anything bad. It's just that he's a boy who gets a little too creative and inventive when he has a problem.

Ready New York CCLS 2014 English Language Arts Instruction Grade 4

by Curriculum Associates

This book uses best-practice teaching strategies and routines to help students in early grades develop reading comprehension skills assessed by the Common Core.

Ready New York CCLS Mathematics Instruction 2 (Common Core Edition 2014)

by The Editors at the Curriculum Associates

Learn more about math basics, and how to think with numbers.

Ready or Not, Dawdle Duckling

by Toni Buzzeo

One Mama Duck plays hide-and-seek. ONE, TWO, THREE ducklings disappear. But the fourth little duckling ... Gets some help from his friends! Will Mama be able to find him when he's hiding behind Turtle, or Frog, or Fish? Ollie, ollie, in free! Here's a happy, funny tale of friendship, cooperation, and the joy of play.

Ready or Not (Morgan Connor Stories, 1)

by Mary Stolz

Morgan, Julie, and Ned Connor and their father Dan live in New York City. A poor family, they constantly have to move from one building to another to make ends meet. Morgan, the oldest at sixteen, cares for the rest of the family, escaping sometimes from her many responsibilities by daydreaming of a mysterious boy she might meet one day. When the family moves this time, however, Morgan meets a young man, Tom Miller, not realizing that she will fall in love with him. This novel follows the slow groth of Morgan and Tom's friendship and also looks at the two younger children, Ned and Julie, and at Dan's hard and frustrating life. He is an intelligent and poetically inclined man who works in a subway station. Written in the 1950's, this story is somewhat grittier and less lighthearted than many others of its day, but it also has hope and some optimism. A second book, The Day and the Way We Met, follows this one.

Ready, Set, Read!: The Beginning Reader's Treasury

by Stephanie Calmenson Joanna Cole

Created especially for children who are learning to read, this anthology contains renowned works with some of the best-loved characters in children's literature--including Else Holmelund Minarik and Maurice Sendak's Little Bear, Arnold Lobel's Frog and Toad, and the madcap creations of Dr. Seuss. Also included is poetry by Eve Merriam, Lilian Moore and Gwendolyn Brooks; as well as stories, poems, riddles and word games. An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists.

Ready, Set -- Regina!

by Lynn Cullen

Even though Regina knows she's a winner, when the grand spectacular she plans for her talent show performance doesn't turn out as she expects, she almost feels like a loser.

Ready, Set, Sleep

by Susan Blackaby Mary Ann Lloyd

A boy helps his parents get ready for their trip.

Ready to Burst

by Franketienne Kaiama L. Glover

Ready to Burst follows the lives of two young men and their individual attempts to make sense of the deeply troubled society surrounding them. An informed critique of the "brain drain" prompted by the Duvalier dictatorship, Ready to Burst is, in Frankétienne's words, a portrait of "the extreme bitterness of doom in the face of the blind machinery of power." Widely recognized as Haiti's most important literary figure and an outspoken challenger of political oppression, Frankétienne was a candidate for the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2009. The New York Times has called Frankétienne "the Father of Haitian Letters."

Ready to Die

by Lisa Jackson

NothingHis blood quickens as he stares at the photographs. Six faces, all guilty--and detectives Regan Pescoli and Selena Alvarez are at the top of his list. One by one, he'll stalk them, then he'll squeeze the trigger, savoring the way each lifeless body crumples to the reddening snow. One down already. And then there were five. . .Can Prepare YouSheriff Dan Grayson lies near death after a shooting, and the police department of Grizzly Falls, Montana, is in shock. Alvarez, torn between a new relationship and her loyalty to Grayson, works with Pescoli to whittle down the list of suspects. The deeper they go, the more personal and dangerous the case becomes. Then a prominent judge's body is found and the killer sends a sinister warning to the press: "Who's Next?"To Face A KillerPescoli isn't waiting to find out. Headstrong and eager for justice, she'll track the scant clues on her own if she has to. But her search leads her straight to a monster who has had her in his sights all along. And when hunter meets prey, both must be willing to kill--and ready to die. . .

Ready-to-Go Devotions for Mission and Service

by Mark Ray

Ready-to-Go Devotions for Mission and Service is a toolkit of daily devotionals for youth mission trips. The devotions in this book address every aspect of the mission experience, from leaving home and sleeping on the floor to dealing with language barriers and grumpy teammates. Each devotion includes a relevant Bible story, a commentary that connects that story to the mission experience, and a section that challenges the reader to take specific actions on the trip, back home, or both. The book includes devotions in preparation for, during, and after the mission trip or service project. The ready-to-go format allows the youth worker to quickly assemble a customized devotional journal for participants, matching each day's selection to what's likely to happen that day. The devotions could also be used in a group setting, which would allow the youth worker to pick devotions based on what has happened during the trip or event. Either way, the devotions point to the larger biblical and personal significance of mission trip or service project happenings . What if you held a mission trip and nobody changed? It's a haunting, daunting question, one that youth workers and researchers across America are beginning to ask. Short-term mission trips (STM) have exploded in popularity since the mid-1990s, thanks in part to the Internet, which makes connecting with mission agencies and mission recipients easier than ever. Sociologist Kurt Ver Beek estimates that the number of North American short-term missionaries grew from 125,000 in 1989 to as many as four million in 2003. Many of those short-termers are teenagers. According to Christianity Today, more than two million American teens enter the mission field every year. Pollster George Barna reports that 15 percent of U.S. Christian teens have done a short-term mission trip, while the National Study of Youth and Religion found that 29 percent of all teens had participated in a short-term mission trip or religious service project. Unfortunately, the impact of short-term mission trips may be short-term as well, both for those who go on mission trips and for those who receive mission teams. Ver Beek recently surveyed North Americans who worked in Honduras after a 1998 hurricane, as well as those who were served by them. He found that the North American work teams had "little or no lasting impact" on the communities they served and that missionaries reported only "a small, positive, lasting change" in their own lives. The situation isn't hopeless, however, according to Robert Priest, associate professor ofmission and intercultural studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. "In research with Ph.D. students at Trinity," he wrote in Christianity Today, "I've been impressed that while STM may not always or automatically produce desired results, the right sorts of STM, carried out in the right sorts of ways, and accompanied by the right sorts of reflections, have potential for good." Unfortunately, youth workers don't always build "the right sorts of reflections" into their mission trips. At best, they allot time in the daily schedule for reflection or debriefing. At worst, they just hope and pray that their students will somehow be transformed by the mission experience. The existing literature isn't much help. Books on mission-trip planning offer plenty of advice on selecting a mission agency, raising money, coordinating transportation, handling emergencies, entering closed countries, and re-entering the "normal" world, but they offer precious little advice on using the mission experience to impact the participants' lives. The handful of available mission-focused devotional guides offer some assistance, but they typically take a one-size-fits-all approach. Usually presented as mission journals, these guides assume trips will be a certain length or include certain elements, such as dealing with non-English speakers. Ready-to-Go Devotions for Mission and Service fills the void, offering targeted, topical devotionals that can help turn short-term missions into life-changing experiences.

Ready to Wed (Tales from Grace Chapel Inn #39)

by Melody Carlson

It's a cold May in Acorn Hill. Jane is putting pansies in the front garden for a splash of spring cheer when a big pink Cadillac parks in front of the inn. Out jumps Belle from Georgia looking for a room. Within minutes, she divulges the reason for her trip. "God gave me a dream that I would meet the man I am meant to marry right here in Acorn Hill. We will be married the first weekend of June. " Jane and her sisters teeter between disbelief and awe as Belle sets off to meet all the eligible bachelors in beautiful Cascade Mountains. Will it be Pastor Kenneth? Wilhelm, owner of Time for Tea? Don and Ron, the twins staying at the Inn? Then Jane gets a letter from Justin, her ex-husband, asking if he can visit. What could he want after all this time? As Jane faces the mistakes of her past, the whole town helps Belle prepare for her wedding . . . but to whom?

ReadyGEN Reader's and Writer's Journal, Grade 4

by Pearson Education

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ReadyGEN Text Collection, Grade 3 [Unit 1-2]

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ReadyGEN Text Collection, Grade 3 [Unit 3-4]

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ReadyGEN Text Collection, Grade 4 [Unit 1-2]

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ReadyGEN Text Collection, Grade 5 [Unit 1-2]

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Reagan, In His Own Hand

by Martin Anderson Annelise Anderson Kiron K. Skinner George P. Shultz

Until Alzheimer's disease wreaked its gradual destruction, Ronald Reagan was an inveterate writer. He wrote not only letters, short fiction, poetry, and sports stories, but speeches, newspaper articles, and radio commentary on public policy issues, both foreign and domestic. Most of Reagan's original writings are pre-presidential. From 1975 to 1979 he gave more than 1,000 daily radio broadcasts, two-thirds of which he wrote himself. They cover every topic imaginable: from labor policy to the nature of communism, from World War II to the second Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty, from the future of Africa and East Asia to that of the United States and the world. They range from highly specific arguments to grand philosophy to personal stories. Even those who knew him best were largely unaware of Reagan's output. George Shultz, as he explains in the Foreword, was surprised when he first saw the manuscripts, but on reflection he really was not surprised at all. Here is definitive proof that Ronald Reagan was far more than a Great Communicator of other people's ideas. He was very much the author of his own ideas, with a single vision that he pursued relentlessly at home and abroad. Reagan, In His Own Hand presents this vision through Reagan's radio writings as well as other writings selected from throughout his life: short stories written in high school and college, a poem from his high school yearbook, newspaper articles, letters, and speeches both before and during the presidency. It offers many surprises, beginning with the fact that Reagan's writings exist in such size and breadth at all. While he was writing batches and batches of radio addresses, Reagan was also traveling the country, collaborating on a newspaper column, giving hundreds of speeches, and planning his 1980 campaign. Yet the wide reading and deep research self-evident here suggest a mind constantly at work. The selections are reproduced with Reagan's own edits, offering a unique window into his thought processes. These writings show that Reagan had carefully considered nearly every issue he would face as president. When he fired the striking air-traffic controllers, many thought that he was simply seizing an unexpected opportunity to strike a blow at organized labor. In fact, as he wrote in the '70s, he was opposed to public-sector unions using strikes. There has been much debate as to whether he deserves credit for the end of the cold war; here, in a 1980 campaign speech draft, he lays out a detailed vision of the grand strategy that he would pursue in order to encourage the Soviet system to collapse of its own weight, completely consistent with the policies of his presidency. Furthermore, in 1984, Reagan drafted comments he would make to Soviet foreign minister Andrei Gromyko at a critical meeting that would eventually lead to history's greatest reductions in armaments. Ronald Reagan's writings will change his reputation even among some of his closest allies and friends. Here, in his own hand, Reagan the thinker is finally fully revealed.

Reagan's War: The Epic Story of His Forty Year Struggle and Final Triumph Over Communism

by Peter Schweizer

Ronald Reagan has been considered at best an amiable dunce, a genial actor who simply mouthed whatever slogans his right-wing puppetmasters put in front of him. This book presents Reagan as President and statesman. Reagan's War is the story of Ronald Reagan's personal and political journey, beginning with his days in Hollywood, where he led the movie industry's resistance to an attempted communist takeover of Hollywood unions. The fight against communism changed the whole direction of his life. Schweizer chronicles Reagan's anti-communist crusade from governor of California to the White House. Along the way, Reagan moved from an initial posture of containment to being an advocate of head-on confrontation. Schweizer brings to light dozens of previously unknown facts about the Cold War, based on secret documents obtained from archives in Russia, Germany, Poland, Hungary, and the United States. Among his revelations are a North Korean and East German plot to assassinate Reagan in 1983; Reagan's secret funding of Solidarity of Poland; and the behind-the-scenes support that the Soviets and East Germans provided for European and American peace movements, as well as their clandestine contacts with U.S. government officials.

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