Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
A School Like Mine is an amazing children's book exploring schools around the world through the eyes of pupils. A modern take on DK's popular children's book reveals the lives of children as they learn at school in their own words. See school activities, classrooms, and playtime in photographs that will appeal to all children curious to learn about the lives of other schoolchildren on every continent. With distinctive DK design and text, using children's own words, children will take a journey around the world to discover A School Just Like Mine.
A Remarkable True Reflection of a Family's Inspiring Emigration Story
Author: E. Baird
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Thousands of people each year leave behind their family, friends, and jobs to depart their home country in search of a more fulfilling life. Have you honestly ever wondered, what it would be like to do just that? E. L. Baird and her husband were unhappy living in the United Kingdom and decided to change their future for the better.As they prepared for their eventual emigration to Canada, they spent hours reading, researching, calling, and e-mailing in order to organize their journey. Baird shares both the positive and negative experiences they encountered while dealing with red tape, finding work, and learning school rules. She also includes entertaining anecdotes about camping in grizzly bear country in Canada and their first Christmas in New Zealand, where they all sat miserably hot around the dinner table, stripped down to their underwear with the electric fan on full speed. Experience the intriguing world of emigration from the comfort of your home and share their journey.A Life Like Mine provides an honest portrayal of the heartfelt and lengthy journey a family of five is willing to take to find true happiness.
Author: Ni-Ni Simone
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
Category: Juvenile Fiction
A YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers What happens when the girl everyone least expects gets the guy all the chicks want. . .? she can rock Apple Bottoms jeans and stilettos like nobody's business, but she's got her share of issues. It's not easy being the thickest one in her clique or hiding that her rebellious twin sister Toi is playing wifey to the neighborhood thug. And Seven is definitely not happy that she's feelin' the school's hottest baller, Josiah, especially since he's dating her high maintenance girlfriend, Deeyah. But when Deeyah decides to play Josiah and his worst enemy against each other, she'll have everyone facing off in the worst way. The question is can Seven try and set things right or does she end up trying to save herself from major heartbreak?
Author: Amy Hatvany
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
When thirty-six-year-old Grace McAllister becomes stepmother to Ava and her brother Max, tragedy leads them both to discover surprising things about Ava's mother Kelli's troubled past.
A Memoir for My Family and Friends
Author: Shirley Flynn
Category: Biography & Autobiography
As I have recalled my life in order to create this memoir, I've wondered what physical traits and abilities will be passed down to future generations of this family. I've also wondered if my love of the visual arts is a family inheritance I've received through some unknown ancestor in the distant past. We're all part of something larger than our individual lives--although there are clearly more questions than answers as far as that is concerned.
Being the Organ of the Boards of Home Missions, Education, Foreign Missions, Publication, Church Erection, Relief for Disables Ministers, Missions for Freedmen, and Aid for Colleges and Academies
Author: Homa Sabet Tavangar,Becky Mladic-Morales
Publisher: Corwin Press
Integrate global learning activities in your elementary classrooms today with this easy-to-use guide! This smart, all-in-one resource from widely acclaimed authors Homa Tavangar and Becky Morales provides hundreds of easy, stand-alone activities, resources, and projects to help busy educators: Seamlessly integrate global awareness themes into existing K-5 Common Core curriculum Recruit parent and community volunteers and organizations Use social media for student global collaboration projects Plan international events, after-school clubs, and cross-curricular activities Includes a 12-month timeline, backmapping tips, 50+ ready-to-start projects, and online links.