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Grumpy Gloria

Grumpy Gloria
A Book

by Anna Dewdney

  • Publisher : Viking Books for Young Readers
  • Release : 2006
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Family members try various ways to cheer up their grouchy bulldog.

Black, White and Shades of Poetry

Black, White and Shades of Poetry
A Book

by Gloria Duva DiRicco Knapp

  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 2009-10-24
  • Pages : 108
  • ISBN : 0557153972
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Black, White & Shades of Poetry is a beautiful collection of poems that will absolutely touch the hearts of many readers. The author expresses, through her poetry, a great sense of humor and wit as she reflects on family, relationships and the miracle we call life.

Books That Teach Kids to Write

Books That Teach Kids to Write
A Book

by Marianne Saccardi

  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 2011-05-05
  • Pages : 178
  • ISBN : 1598844520
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book provides a wealth of read-aloud titles and related activities that provide busy teachers with the tools to help students in grades K–12 become successful writers. • Includes 14 reproducible sheets that help students practice the skills described in the book • Provides extensive bibliographies and references to all the nearly 400 books discussed • Contains an index that enables teachers to readily access different topics • Presents quotes and advice from 25 experts in the field

The Floristry Commission

The Floristry Commission
A Book

by Claire Peate

  • Publisher : Honno Press
  • Release : 2006
  • Pages : 247
  • ISBN : 9781870206747
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Moving to King's Newton is a spur of the moment decision that introduces Ros to a whole new life. First she has to get along with grumpy Gloria the florist and her longstanding employee Alan - fun to be around but terribly bitchy. Then there's the local Lothario, currently in flagrante with Gloria despite her impending nuptials, always on the lookout for new conquests. And the short-tempered son up at the 'big house', whose ankle she manages to break within moments of their meeting...

These Unlucky Stars

These Unlucky Stars
A Book

by Gillian McDunn

  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 2021-09-07
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1526645610
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Ever since her mother left a few years ago, Annie has felt like the odd one out in her family. Her dad and brother are practical and organised - they just don't understand the way she thinks, in lines and colour. Everywhere she turns, she feels like an outsider, even at school, so she's been reluctant to get close to anyone. When a "Ding-Dong-Ditch" attempt goes wrong, Annie finds herself stuck making amends with Gloria, the eccentric elderly lady she disturbed. As she begins to connect with Gloria and her weird little dog, it becomes clear that Gloria won't be able to live on her own for much longer. But it's this brief and important friendship that gives Annie the confidence to let people in, and see how rich life can be when you decide to make your own luck and chart your own path to happiness. In this heartwarming novel, acclaimed author Gillian McDunn shows us that even the most unexpected friendship has the power to change us forever. Acclaim for Caterpillar Summer An Indies Introduce Pick A Texas Bluebonnet Selection A Parents Best Book of the Year A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year An Amazon Best Book of the Year

Preschool Appropriate Practices: Environment, Curriculum, and Development

Preschool Appropriate Practices: Environment, Curriculum, and Development
A Book

by Janice J. Beaty

  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 2013-01-01
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1285499956
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Unique alignment of chapters for each of the 13 learning centers in a preschool classroom make PRESCHOOL APPROPRIATE PRACTICES, 4th Edition a must have resource for preschool teachers. Emphasis is placed on setting up preschool centers for self-directed learning, treating the teacher as a facilitator. Creative ideas for involving children in all aspects of their learning, including rule making and curriculum planning, are found throughout the book. These activities integrate with the National Association for the Education of Young Children's (NAEYC) developmentally appropriate practice (DAP), a nationally recommended set of early childhood practices. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Using Poetry Across the Curriculum

Using Poetry Across the Curriculum
Learning to Love Language

by Barbara Chatton

  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 2010
  • Pages : 241
  • ISBN : 1591586976
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This comprehensive listing and discussion of poetic works supports the standards of all areas of the curriculum, helping librarians and teachers working with kindergarten through middle school students. * Updates from the first edition include new and different poetry and newer authors than the first edition * Provides numerous lists of anthologies, poems, and poetic prose and meets national standards and areas within those standards * Offers lists of bilingual works in Spanish and English and lists of poems representing various cultural groups both in the United States and around the world * Includes teaching ideas, writing activities, and links for crossing the curriculum

Gloria

Gloria
A Sweet, Small Town Christmas Romance

by Jessica Lynch

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2019-10-28
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN : 9781702847346
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Christmas and ice cream, a match made in Hamlet. Great Aunt Patti is dead. Gloria Watson would probably feel a little sadder at that news if she had known about Great Aunt Patti in the first place. Growing up an only child, all she had was her grandmother. After Nana's passing, Gloria thought she was the last one left in her family. Well, she is. Since Great Aunt Patti is dead and all. That's okay. The nice lawyer who wrote her a letter assured Gloria that her great aunt lived a long, happy life in a small town that Gloria has never heard of. And now, as her next of kin, everything she owned belongs to Gloria. Including a house. Which sounds like a godsend to Gloria, who is eager to start her dream business and could use the extra cash. Only there's a catch. Because of course there is. The house is hers--but only after she lives there for a year. One year in Hamlet and then Gloria will have enough money to follow her dream. Why not? It'll give her time to work on her flavors. And it wasn't like she had much going on for her in the city anyway. She's moved in by Thanksgiving, ready to spend the holidays in her new home. So what if her new neighbor is the hottest guy she's ever seen? Franklin is as grumpy as he is handsome, and he hates Christmas. Seriously. A year? Gloria will be lucky if she makes it to January. * Gloria is a small town Christmas romance set in Hamlet! It's not explicitly part of the Hamlet series and for two reasons: the timeline and how different in tone it's going to be compared to the other (darker, more suspenseful) books. Gloria will be a sweet, low-stakes, fluffy romance, similar to Hallmark Christmas movies, though it will feature characters and settings from the Hamlet books. You don't have to be familiar with those books to read this book--it's definitely a stand-alone--but it's also a bit of a prequel to that series, set a couple of years before the first Hamlet book Don't Trust Me.

Vocal Projections

Vocal Projections
Voices in Documentary

by Maria Pramaggiore,Annabelle Honess Roe

  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 2018-10-18
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1501331272
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Vocal Projections: Voices in Documentary examines a previously neglected topic in the field of documentary studies: the political, aesthetic, and affective functions that voices assume. On topics ranging from the celebrity voice over to ventriloquism, from rockumentary screams to feminist vocal politics, these essays demonstrate myriad ways in which voices make documentary meaning beyond their expository, evidentiary and authenticating functions. The international range of contributors offers an innovative approach to the issues relating to voices in documentary. While taking account of the existing paradigm in documentary studies pioneered by Bill Nichols, in which voice is equated with political rhetoric and subjective representation, the contributors move into new territory, addressing current and emerging research in voice, sound, music and posthumanist studies.

50 Early Childhood Literacy Strategies

50 Early Childhood Literacy Strategies
A Book

by Janice J. Beaty

  • Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
  • Release : 2012-04-27
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 0133090256
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For a unique, easy-to-use and easy-to-understand guide to teaching literacy to three-, four-, and five-year-olds—and to meet the state and national mandates—readers can turn to this practical, up-to-date resource. It features 50 ready-to-implement strategies for using picture books and activities to help teach speaking/listening, writing, and reading skills at the early childhood level. 174 top rated picture books have been selected and described or listed within the strategies, making it an ideal resource for students, classroom teachers, and school volunteers alike.

The Ville

The Ville
Cops and Kids in Urban America, Updated Edition

by Greg Donaldson

  • Publisher : Fordham Univ Press
  • Release : 2015-06-01
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 0823265684
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In Brownsville’s twenty-one housing projects, the young cops and the teenagers who stand solemnly on the street corners are bitter and familiar enemies. The Ville, as the Brownsville–East New York section of Brooklyn is called by the locals, is one of the most dangerous places on earth—a place where homicide is a daily occurrence. Now, Greg Donaldson, a veteran urban reporter and a longtime teacher in Brooklyn’s toughest schools, evokes this landscape with stunning and frightening accuracy. The Ville follows a year in the life of two urban black males from opposite sides of the street. Gary Lemite, an enthusiastic young Housing police officer, charges recklessly into gunfire in pursuit of respect and promotion. Sharron Corley, a member of a gang called the LoLifes and the star of the Thomas Jefferson High School play, is also looking for respect as he tries to survive these streets. Brilliantly capturing the firestorm of violence that is destroying a generation, waged by teenagers who know at thirty yards the difference between a MAC-10 machine pistol and a .357 Magnum, The Ville is the story of our inner cities and the lives of the young men who remain trapped there. In the tradition of There Are No Children Here, Clockers, and Random Family, The Ville is a vivid and unforgettable contribution to our understanding of race and violence in America today.

Violet Mackerel's Natural Habitat

Violet Mackerel's Natural Habitat
A Book

by Anna Branford,Elanna Allen

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2013-05-21
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : 144243595X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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As the youngest in her family, 7-year-old Violet identifies with small creatures in the natural world, but when she tries to help a special ladybug, she learns an important lesson about animal habitats. Simultaneous.

Beating Hades' Bikers

Beating Hades' Bikers
Motorcycle Club Anthology

by Lexy Timms

  • Publisher : Dark Shadow Publishing
  • Release : 2021
  • Pages : 900
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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USA Today Bestselling author, Lexy Timms, gives you a Biker Collection of 4 different Biker stories (*these are book 1s from series and may end on a cliff hanger). Book 1 - One You Can't Forget - Hades' Spawn MC Club Emily Rose Dougherty is a good Catholic girl from mythical Walkerville, CT. She had somehow managed to get herself into a heap trouble with the law, all because an ex-boyfriend has decided to make things difficult. Luke "Spade" Wade owns a Motorcyle repair shop and is the Road Caption for Hades' Spawn MC. He's shocked when he reads in the paper that his old high school flame has been arrested. She's always been the one he couldn't forget. Will destiny let them find each other again? Or what happens in the past, best left for the history books? Book 2 - Making Her His - Beating the Biker Series Anthony Parks, AKA Saks, straddles two worlds and neither one is very reputable. By day, he's a motorcycle mechanic and Road Captain of the Hades' Spawn, a none-too-squeaky-clean motorcycle club. By night, he's the scion of an organized crime family who wants him to join the family business full time. Recent events with the Spawn MC have soured his community reputation, and while certain women like bad boys that's not the kind Saks is looking for. Add in pressure from his family to marry, and Saks is faced with an impossible situation. His wise-guy uncle proposes an arranged marriage between Saks and the daughter of a don from another crime family. When he meets a mysterious blonde who shows him love at first sight is possible, he knows he can never accept his uncle's proposal. Now he has to figure out a way to tell Uncle Vits without getting excommunicated from the family or putting the Spawn in the crosshairs of a powerful crime organization. Now if only he could find the woman who stole his heart. Book 3 - Billionaire Biker "I look at you and I see the rest of my life in your eyes. I'll love you. Forever." Katie's not the usual rich girl and Morgan's not your typical biker. The two collide at a bar, and then bump into each after Morgan leaves the scene of a terrible crime. Falling for one another is inevitable, but when the truth of who Katie is comes out, will it change everything? Book 4 - Battle Lines Loyalties will be tested and lives will be lost. Jace is a brother, now turned president, of the Cerberus Legends Motorcycle club. It wasn't by choice. The presidency came at the cost of his best friend's, Fork's, life. Fork was shot by a rival motorcycle gang, the Chiron Knights. Jace is forced to finish the job. It tears holes inside of him bigger than any bullet could do. He finds comfort in the arms (and legs) of Classic, a bar dancer at the Iron Hog. Classic belongs to one of the Chiron Knight brothers and Jace must immediately choose bros before hoes. When Classic is critically injured while riding her motorbike, it's clear the Chiron Knights tried to take her out of the picture. Disgusted by their ruthless antics, Jace declares war against the Knights. Loyalties are tested and lives will be lost, all in the name of the brotherhood of the road. SEARCH TERMS: heist crime, motorcycle club romance, hot romance, sweet romance, motorcycle romance, reapers motorcycle club series, contemporary romance, free ebooks, free romance series, Biker Romance Series, romance billionaire series, New Adult & College Romance, romance love triangle, love, Cassie Alexander, lexy timms, best seller series, Motorcycle Club, romance, badboy romanc, bad boy obsession, Alpha Bad Boy, alpha, mc series, mc romance, MC Biker, action adventure romance, romantic suspence, biker mc, biker mc romance,

Beyond the Shadows

Beyond the Shadows
A Book

by Rachelle Wellington

  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release : 2020-06-08
  • Pages : 186
  • ISBN : 1984506315
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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...No. She stopped herself; Tashy was wrong. Why do I even feel bad about this? She took a deep breath and looked back out across the dusty paddock from where she had just trudged home. Tashy just wasn't the friend for her, and that's what it was—her high and hopeful expectations had been crushed again. Oh, she had wanted to make them work so badly, and now...It's not my parents' fault, she told herself in an attempt to cool the heartsick feeling that surged through her veins. . .It was hard to accept that this was it; another dream was shattered, another chance for a friendship lost. But maybe it wasn't so bad this time; maybe Tashy was never meant to be her friend. Maybe it was all for the better... Fifteen-year-old Irene Anderson just wants to fit in, but somehow, something always seems to get in the way. Her best friend, Gloria, lives miles away across the ocean. When Irene's neighbour, Sharon, moves to the city for Uni, it's like she suddenly becomes a different person. Will their friendship ever be the same again? Then there's Tristan Witmer, her little preschool-age chum. But as they had both grown towards adulthood, sadly, their relationship had changed too. He just wasn't the same anymore, and Irene had to admit her feelings had changed towards him lately; nervous butterflies always found her stomach whenever they were together. Just maybe he feels the same way about me...But when tragedy strikes the Witmers, fate threatens to separate them forever. Maybe I will never know; the dreaded thought haunts her mind daily. Can she banish all the shadows that life has thrown at her, and discover her true self despite her challenges?

Fifth Moon

Fifth Moon
The First Installment in the Gates Trilogy

by Lydia Jane

  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release : 2007-10
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN : 0595436714
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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He, the dim morning star will return, In full blackness of night, When body, power, mind, and soul, Under the fifth moon unite. Years have passed since the Dragon Wars almost annihilated the entire dragon race, and the dark creatures have all but died out, scattered throughout the realm, never to unite as one again. All they have left to cling to is a promise made by Haren ages ago, a prophecy that through a Chosen One the world would once again belong to darkness. Now, this Chosen One has been born in an unlikely, inconceivable form: a unicorn. Gifted with the ability to control darkness through his voice alone, Moonbeam joins an emp called Feo, preparing to defeat and gain one of the dragon hearts, the heart of Azul, the magic dragon. The only thing standing in his way is a Japanese Chin, a small dog who sees the future and knows of his one weakness hidden away. Now this dog, along with two human companions, an elf princess, a lox, and Moonbeam's twin brother, Lionheart, begin an unimaginably difficult journey to stop the unicorn prince before he can fulfill the Prophecy, returning Elath to shadow.

Cowboy Justice

Cowboy Justice
A Book

by Melissa Cutler

  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Release : 2013-10-01
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 1420130072
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Melissa Cutler is a bright new voice in contemporary romance. --New York Times bestselling author Lori Wilde Transforming their parents' rundown ranch in Catcher Creek, New Mexico, into a tourist destination is the toughest challenge the three Sorentino sisters ever faced. But now one of them has another fight on her hands--to keep from falling for the sexy town sheriff--again. . . Rachel Sorentino has spent her whole life protecting her siblings from trouble--only to run headlong into it herself. Her first regret about shooting at the vandals targeting her family ranch is that her aim wasn't better. Her second is that when bullets started flying, it was Sheriff Vaughn Cooper's number she dialed. Vaughn is the mistake she keeps on making, a cowboy lawman who cuts through Rachel's surface bravado to the vulnerability no one else sees. And no matter how inconvenient their attraction--for his career, her tangled case, and his already battered heart--there's no denying what feels so irresistibly right. . . Praise for Melissa Cutler's The Trouble With Cowboys "One hot romance from start to finish." --Carolyn Brown "Cutler grabs readers from the first page. . .one fun, passionate romp." --RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars "Sexy, savvy stuff!" –Susan Andersen

A Groundhog Celebration Gr. 2

A Groundhog Celebration Gr. 2
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : On The Mark Press
  • Release : 2021
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 1770726071
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This delightful occasion can be the source of fun and excitement for your students as well as a basis for learning a wide range of critical skills in literacy, math, and science. The teacher guide will provide you with background information on the origins of this holiday to share with your students. Students are invited to explore groundhogs, shadows and the weather. The highly visual activities are student friendly, and the original stories complete with pictures to color will delight them. 21 activities Teacher guide Answer key 64 pages

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh
A Book

by Ben Payne

  • Publisher : Nelson Thornes
  • Release : 2002
  • Pages : 86
  • ISBN : 9780748765126
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The SuperScripts series is written by professional playwrights and performed in public to popular acclaim. The plays are ideal for the English classroom and the Drama Studio. The sophisticated themes and complex plots have been specifically designed to appeal to 11-16 year olds, and have a language level accessible to all pupils.

Observing Development of the Young Child

Observing Development of the Young Child
A Book

by Janice J. Beaty

  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release : 2010
  • Pages : 455
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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“How can we tell where children stand in their physical, cognitive, socioemotional, language, and creative development? Do we test them? Measure them? Compare them?” This textbook teaches students how to become observers and how to document their findings using one tool: The Child Development Checklist . The author posits that the best method to determine a child's strengths is for the teacher to observe the young child in the regular classroom based on a particular set of criteria. The reasons for assessing children in this manner are: It allows students of child development to gain an in-depth understanding of real children and their sequences of growth. It helps teachers of young children to become aware of each child's growth and to support individual development with appropriate activities and materials. Once the child's strengths have been assessed, the book then provides suitable lesson plans and activities to support the child's development. New To This Edition: NEW! Presents new information on how to become an observer--How to get started, when and how long to observe, what to look for in children, and how to record. This is critical for new students and teachers. (See Chapter 1 Ex. p. 9, 11, 12) NEW! Suggests a lternative approaches to child assessment–These include visual documentation, i.e. art, photos, videos, and using documentation panels. This is Important for evaluating both children and program. (See Chapter 1 Ex. pp 23-26). NEW! Offers new information on self-esteem in young children–Explains how and why a child should develop a secure attachment relationship with a teacher. Sets the stage for child's success. (See Chapter 3 Ex. pp 81-82). NEW! Includes new research on the brain showing the importance of physical exercise for children–The research shows that exercises increases brain synapses that improve permanent memory development. Even clapping helps. (See Chapter 6, Ex.p.267)

Making Her His

Making Her His
MC Biker Romance

by Lexy Timms

  • Publisher : Dark Shadow Publishing
  • Release : 2017-04-19
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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From USA TODAY Bestselling author, Lexy Timms, comes a spin off from the Hades’ Spawn MC series – Beating the Biker. Saks’ Story Anthony Parks, AKA Saks, straddles two worlds and neither one is very reputable. By day, he’s a motorcycle mechanic and Road Captain of the Hades’ Spawn, a none-too-squeaky-clean motorcycle club. By night, he’s the scion of an organized crime family who wants him to join the family business full time. Recent events with the Spawn MC have soured his community reputation, and while certain women like bad boys that’s not the kind Saks is looking for. Add in pressure from his family to marry, and Saks is faced with an impossible situation. His wise-guy uncle proposes an arranged marriage between Saks and the daughter of a don from another crime family. When he meets a mysterious blonde who shows him love at first sight is possible, he knows he can never accept his uncle’s proposal. Now he has to figure out a way to tell Uncle Vits without getting excommunicated from the family or putting the Spawn in the crosshairs of a powerful crime organization. Now if only he could find the woman who stole his heart. Christina’s story Christina Marie Serafina decided a long time ago that her loving but paternalistic family wasn’t going to determine the course of her life. She has no desire to get mixed up in any of the illegal businesses her family owns. She’s earned a Masters in Business and Communications on her own dime, and just landed her dream job as Director of Marketing for an up and coming business. Marriage and a family aren’t in her game plan right now. When her grandfather announces that he’s arranged a marriage for her with a good Italian man, Christina goes ballistic. She’s marrying a man of her own choosing, not some member from another crime family. Urged by her sister to at least check the guy out, she goes to his family’s bar to confirm her suspicions. Except she meets a handsome biker that knows exactly how to send her body into overdrive. Realizing the hunky man is the one her grandfather wants her to marry sends her into flight mode, even though he haunts her dreams. Can Saks convince the woman of his dreams to look past his family connections and take a chance on a lowly motorcycle mechanic? And if he does, can he look past hers?