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Elizabeth Wakefield and her friends are walking on the beach one stormy afternoon when they witness a terrible surfing accident. Denny Jacobson is drowning! Elizabeth dives into the water and saves him. Now Elizabeth is a hero. Her picture's in the newspaper, and Denny showers her with gifts and attention. But Janet Howell, president of the Unicorns, is mad! She's got a big crush on Denny and is determined to make Elizabeth's life miserable. Elizabeth decides being a hero stinks. How can she possibly get Denny -- and now Janet -- to leave her alone? Finally she and Jessica cook up a brilliant plan to get rid of them both, but it might mean putting Elizabeth in danger!
Elizabeth is selected for "Model Student of the Year" at Sweet Valley Middle School. But Elizabeth lets this get to her head. She starts treating people as if she's superior to them.
My object then is to extract and expound the most ordinary beliefs about the constitution of the world as pictured in the Elizabethan age and through this exposition to help the ordinary reader to understand and to enjoy the great writers of the age. In attempting this I have incidentally brought together a number of pieces of elementary lore which I have not found assembled elsewhere. This book may actually be a convenient factual aid to the bare construing of some of Spenser or Donne or Milton.
When Elizabeth Wakefield breaks her arm, she starts getting a lot of attention. This makes her twin sister, Jessica, so angry that she votes against Elizabeth in an important class election. Now Elizabeth is upset. Is this the beginning of the twins' biggest feud ever?
In love with her horseback riding lessons and her horse Puddles, Elizabeth Wakefield dreams of competing in horse shows, that is until Puddles throws her and Elizabeth decides to never ride again.
While hosting Kristoff, a member of a team of East German gymnasts, the Wakefields find themselves involved in international politics when their guest decides to defect.
[From the back Cover) "Identical twins Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield are taking piano lessons. Jessica loves them. Elizabeth hates them. They can't stop fighting about it. Elizabeth is doubly mad because Jessica bullied her into taking the lessons. Now the twins are supposed to play a duet at a recital. The better Jessica plays, the worse Elizabeth does. Will Elizabeth get her revenge by ruining Jessica's big day--on purpose?" Bookshare has over a hundred more books about the Sweet Valley twins Jessica and Elizabeth from their elementary school days through their college years.
Elizabeth is thrilled to be a junior counselor at Camp Echo Mountain in Montana! Best of all, Elizabeth is reunited with Maria Slater, one of her closest friends from middle school, who's also a counselor. But when Maria introduces Elizabeth to her best friend Nicole Banes, it's hate at first sight. And now the two girls are falling for the same guy.
Dear Diary, Todd and I are finished! I've never been more miserable in my life. It all started when I found a letter on his desk from a girl in Vermont. It sounded more than friendly, if you know what I mean. I should trust Todd, but he didn't make things better by getting mad at me for being a snoop (as he put it). I know what you're thinking, Diary. I have no right to complain. When Todd was gone, I let Nicholas Morrow kiss me. I even fell in love with Jeffrey French. But Todd doesn't know the worst. Only you, Diary, know the true story of what happened between Todd's best friend, Ken Matthews, and me.
Elizabeth Wakefield has never felt so panicked! She's supposed to be completely in love with Todd, but all she can think about is Jeffrey. She broke up with Jeffrey because Todd moved back from Vermont... and she wanted to give their love another chance. Elizabeth loves Todd, but she can't keep pretending that her feelings for Jeffrey have stopped. When Elizabeth sees a forlorn Jeffrey at the Dairy Burger, she has to talk to him. Who knows what will happen? And what if Todd finds out?
Elizabeth Wakefield has a confession to make. She's met a guy -- an intelligent, caring, and unbelievably handsome guy. But it's not Todd Wilkins, her longtime boyfriend, whom she loves more than anybody. It's Sam. Elizabeth wouldn't even need to change her initials. Mrs. Elizabeth Woodruff. She's fallen hard. But no one can know about Elizabeth and Sam, especially not Jessica. She could never keep a secret this big. And if Todd ever finds out, it'll break his heart.
Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield's second-grade teacher is getting married, and the whole class is invited to the wedding. The twins and all their friends pick the perfect present for Mrs. Becker, and everyone decides to help pay for it. Elizabeth and Jessica set up a lemonade stand to make money. First, Elizabeth does all the work. Then Jessica spends all the money! Will they be able to replace the money in time to buy the wedding present?
After Elizabeth Wakefield buys a video game called Goin' Wild, her whole personality seems to change. She starts failing behind on her homework, and she practically ignores her twin sister, Jessica. All Elizabeth cares about is getting the highest score on her game. Will Elizabeth ever be her old self again? Don't miss any of the books in this exciting series!
When her new baby brother arrives, Elizabeti decides she needs a doll that she can care for the way her mother cares for the new baby. After looking around the village, Elizabeti finds the perfect doll to love. She names her Eva. When Mama changes the new baby's diaper, Elizabeti changes Eva's. When Mama sings to the baby, Elizabeti sings to Eva. And one day when Eva turns up lost, Elizabeti realizes just how much she loves her special doll.
Elizabite is a carnivorous plant who eats insects as appetizers and enjoys hot dogs for snacks. Whether it walks, talks, flies, or barks, Elizabite is ready to make a meal of it. In an effort to control her diet and her temper, the unpredictable plant is chained and muzzled! Only when her unique appetite prevents a crime does Elizabite win the respect she deserves. H. A. Rey (1898-1977) claimed never to have seen as spirited and hungry a plant as Elizabite, but he believed that a carnivorous plant of Elizabite's type and temper might be encountered somewhere, someday . . . H. A. Rey and his wife, Margret, created the beloved Curious George. .
The name ?Ella Fitzgerald? brings to mind a silky voice crooning jazz standards. The First Lady of Song earned her nickname by touring almost nonstop for over fifty years, winning thirteen Grammys, and recording album after album. But who was the woman behind the name? How did a teenage runaway become a renowned jazz singer? Long after her homeless days, Ella remained insecure?she often suffered stage fright. Yet she was a born performer, able to improvise lyrics and record songs in single takes. She even seemed more comfortable on stage than off, and close friends found her hard to truly know. Tanya Lee Stone?s Up Close biography delivers several never-before-published details of this intensely private, legendary singer?s life.
Part travelogue, part valentine to a beloved pet, "Ella in Europe" chronicles Konik's magical six-week journey through Europe with his dog, Ella.
Ella Minnow Pea is a girl living happily on the fictional island of Nollop off the coast of South Carolina. Nollop was named after Nevin Nollop, author of the immortal pangram,* "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." Now Ella finds herself acting to save her friends, family, and fellow citizens from the encroaching totalitarianism of the island's Council, which has banned the use of certain letters of the alphabet as they fall from a memorial statue of Nevin Nollop. As the letters progressively drop from the statue they also disappear from the novel. The result is both a hilarious and moving story of one girl's fight for freedom of expression, as well as a linguistic tour de force sure to delight word lovers everywhere.*pangram: a sentence or phrase that includes all the letters of the alphabet
"Ella Minnow Pea" is a girl living happily on the fictional island of Nollop off the coast of South Carolina. Nollop was named after Nevin Nollop, author of the immortal pangram* -- The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. Now Ella finds herself acting to save her friends, family, and fellow citizens from the encroaching totalitarianism of the island's Council, which has banned the use of certain letters of the alphabet as they fall from a memorial statue of Nevin Nollop. As the letters progressively drop from the statue they also disappear from the novel. The result is both a hilarious and moving story of one girl's fight for freedom of expression, as well as a linguistic tour de force sure to delight word lovers everywhere. *Pangram: a sentence or phrase that includes all the letters of the alphabet
Kids love baking, with all its fascinating textures, smells - and of course, tastes! Ella's Kitchen: The Big Baking Book takes them beyond licking the bowl, with a wide range of easy recipes for all occasions, from lunchtime to party time. Enjoy cooking up a host of nutritious treats with your little ones, and watch them learn about counting, weighing and measuring at the same time. Above all, have fun and get messy! Ella's Kitchen: The Big Baking Book is sure to become your family's go-to cookbook, with recipes designed to really fit in with your life: - Try having a batch of savoury snack bakes on hand to fill a gap until dinner - a healthy way to keep your child's energy up without sending her into overdrive. - Head to your garden or the park with the delicious selection of picnic recipes - All dishes are highly portable and perfect for sharing. - Simplify days out with recipes from our On-the-Go section - individual portions, and not a crumb or a sticky finger in sight! But by far the best thing about this book is the fun it promises for your family, as you discover new recipes and create fond memories for your children. You'll never forget the look on their faces when they hand out slices of their first cake or cookies from their first ever batch.
Ella's Kitchen is the fastest growing brand in the UK baby food sector and this new title, Ella's Kitchen: The Cookbook, is the first in a series of books aimed at creating nutritious, convenient food that kids (and their parents) will love.100 yummy recipes to inspire big and little cooks, ranging from the easiest of snacks and light meals that can be rustled up in minutes to delicious and satisfying dinners. Interesting twists and clever shortcuts, such as salmon fillets baked in parcels and sweet and sour prawns, make life as easy as possible for busy parents. For weekends and holidays, when there is a bit more time available, there are leisurely breakfast recipes such as Blueberry Pancakes and more involved cooking projects such as a Pasta Weekend.
Covering every step of the weaning journey, from six months to a year, The First Foods Book includes more than 130 recipes - from single-veg purees to exciting combinations and full meals. Every one has been rigorously tested to ensure it meets with Ella's Kitchen nutritional standards. There is also lots of practical advice to give every parent confidence at this key stage of their baby's development. Top tips and insider advice from nutritionists, baby experts and real mums, dads and carers make weaning easy and stress-free - introducing solids becomes as much of an adventure for parents as it is for the little one whose taste exploration has only just begun. Weekly meal planners show you just what to expect, and there is a pull-out chart included in the book that you can stick on your fridge or wall. The third in the hugely successful Ella's Kitchen Cook Book series, The First Foods Book brims with recipes guaranteed to set tiny taste buds alight. With every recipe specifically developed for its nutritional content, as well as for its yummy flavour, and with the Ella's Kitchen stamp of approval on every page, this is set to become every parent's must-have guide to weaning.
Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield go into action to help their friends, Ellen Riteman and her brother, adjust after their mother decides to go back to work, leaving her children to become latchkey kids.
Explores the life of Ellen Ochoa from her childhood in California to her missions in space. On April 6, 1993, Ellen Ochoa, a mission specialist, sat in the space shuttle DISCOVERY, waiting for liftoff. As the launch pad rumbled and the engines ignited, the DISCOVERY exploded upward into the sky. With this space shuttle launch, Ellen Ochoa became the first Latina to enter space. A brilliant inventor and an experienced astronaut, Ochoa quickly moved up the ranks at NASA and toured schools throughout the country, encouraging students to follow their dreams.