Age Level: 9 - 12 | Grade Level: 4th and up
All Ethan wanted to do was eat lunch with his friends, but fate had something terribly worse in mind. An ordinary day turns rotten when an innocent mistake explodes into an all out lunchroom war. After dodging lumpy mashed potatoes, gravy soaked bread balls, and yogurt covered tomatoes, Ethan finds that his friend has been taken prisoner. Now he has to step up to the plate and confront the enemy leader if he wants to save his friend and end the war. But with an entire cafeteria full of students aiming for him, it might prove to be harder than he thinks.
Twelve-year-old Samantha Wolf, and her best friend Ally, are excited to spend part of their summer break in the mountains of Montana. But unbeknownst to them, Hollow Inn is bathed in mystery and legend. After arriving, they soon discover that things are not going well for Sam’s Aunt and Uncle, who own the Inn. Determined to help, Sam and Ally embark on a challenging journey to discover the truth. There's vandalism, ghostly sightings, and rumors of lost treasures.
Book #1 in the Samantha Wolf Mysteries
“Homeschool Curriculum That’s Effective and Fun” gives you multiple, effective strategies for choosing curriculum. It starts with the different homeschool approaches that people take, considers differences in learning styles for both children and parents, and helps you use that information to make wise choices. It examines current fads, fears, and pressures that homeschool parents and kids feel, and concludes with loads of subject-specific suggestions.
Age Level: 6 - 14 | Grade Level: 5 - 12
The American History,Facts and Picture Book for Kids is an informative book that educates kids about the 52 states of the United States of America.
This book gives in short but concise manner, the origin,natural resources, landmarks and the meaning of the name of each states.It has clear pictures that shows the map and local legacies of the states. This is the first edition in the series and this would cover 13 states of United States. Some of the states this book is covering are Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, California,Colorado,Georgia,Washington D.C among others. The other 3 editions will complete the series.
The Snow Queen is a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. It is his longest story and is considered by many as his best work.
20 illustrations by Edmund Dulac, Arthur Rackham, and W. Heath Robinson.
** Fairy eBooks series ***
This ebook features a colorful, full screen design optimized for Kindle Fire HD. It can be viewed also on Kindle eInk devices except old models: Kindle 1, 2, DX; Kindle 3 needs a firmware update to ver. 3.4.
Age Level: 10 - 18 | Grade Level: 9 - 12
Equine artist Carrie L. Lewis describes step-by-step the process she uses to create colored pencil drawings using the complementary under drawing method. Colored Pencils: The Complementary Method Step by Step is based on the colored pencil drawing, Green Pastures (shown on the cover above), and shows in detail how Carrie drew the under drawing, then developed the drawing by layering color over the under drawing.
But it’s more than just a how-to book. The book features technical tips on pencils, papers, and methods. It also includes a materials list and a color wheel complete with instructions.
This guidebook will provide you with the information you need in order to use acrylic paints to make your next masterpiece whether you are a professional artist or just starting out.
Acrylic paints can be used in so many ways. You can use them to create oil like bright painting or dilute them in order to get a more watercolor like image. Due to their quick drying time, you will also be able to easily do layers or place this paint on different media without any issues.
Photography: The Complete Guide for Beginners is an introductory photography book that is written specifically for people who have little or no experience with photography. This book contains talks about practically everything there is to know about photography—from familiarizing yourself with the features of your camera to actually taking photographs. Specifically, this book will explain the features of a camera as well as which settings are appropriate for several shooting scenarios. This book will also talk about how you can properly compose your photographs to make them look more appealing. Lastly, this book will also tackle some ways on how you can improve your digital images.
Imagine its 300 years into the future and you live in the world of Aaron Cogwell. Aaron goes to work every day (no more weekends) for a standard seventeen hour day. Every action he takes and everything he owns is public information. Published on the HRN (the "Human Resources" Network). Everything he does is in service to his Corporation. There are only a handful of Corporations left and they rule the world above all else. Everyone still recites the pledge of allegiance but now it is an allegiance to the Corporations and the all mighty Credit.
Aaron has a family. But they hardly know one another. Work always comes first. Aaron is quite happy like this. Afterall there is no other way. Not that Aaron is aware of anyways. Until one day a life changing event takes place and he meets a stranger. A stranger who shows him there is a choice. A very different choice. A life beyond what the Corporations offer. But what will Aaron choose to do? Leave behind the security of the Corporations? The Corporations that have given him so much and only have his best interest at heart of course. And what of his family? What will they choose? Can the Cogwells escape from Corp-World? Or are they destined to be like everyone else: a Corporate drone until their last breath.
It’s a snow day! What better way to spend the wintery weather than reading through this fun and whimsical book with your children. This colorful and fully designed book explores fun Winter activities as well as learning numbers, colors and even a few animals. Based on “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” you can sing your way through the snow days all Winter.
In several book volumes (The Adventures Of Two Little Ducklings), the main characters are of course two little ducklings. They go through various adventures, which will teach your children important and valuable lessons in life and make it easier for them to keep a positive attitude towards tomorrow. There is also a bonus story with the cutest characters and enchanting storyline.
Learning new things can be fun and humorous, join bestselling children’s book author P. T. Hersom as he uncovers funny bug facts and sometimes weird bug behavior, with stunning full color photos with descriptions of the bugs and spiders, what they like to eat, where they live and their behavior.
Explore parts of the earth to find spiders that that jump, the world's largest moth, or beetles the size of a man's hand! See mystical wonders such as the walking stick, giant mosquito or the farting beetle.
A young girl finds herself lost in her neighbor's magical garden. Winner of the 2012 Gelett Burgess Children's Book Awards (fantasy) and the Canadian Christian Writing Awards (young adult.)
It's a natural phenomenon -- a small country in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean hidden from the rest of the world by a circle of unnavigable fog. It's called Giggleswick, and twelve-year old Elliot Bisby has never heard of it, that is until he and his family are approached by an unusual man and asked to move there. Before they know it, the struggling Bisby family finds themselves on a tiny boat captained by a man who prefers a singing parrot to a compass, and they soon embark on a journey that no other seaman could make and live to tell about.At last, Elliot has found the happiness he's been waiting for and a place to call his own, but what he doesn't know, is that helping Giggleswick to remain hidden from the rest of the world may prove far more difficult and dangerous than he could have ever imagined. Age Level: 8 - 18 | Grade Level: 3 - 12
Age Level: 7 - 11 | Grade Level: 2 - 6
What if everything you knew was gone the moment you woke up? And what if you were just a little kid when it did?
For Omelette, a rambunctious grade school tiger cat, an afternoon nap turns into big trouble when his family unknowingly leaves him behind in a strange place far, far away from home. Omelette must overcome his fear and rely on the help of a few unlikely heroes if he’s every going to see his family again.
Age Level: 9 - 12 How far would you go to help a stranger?
When Sebastian the bear is discovered on Dogwood Island, no one is quite sure what to do with him. This quiet island off the coast of British Columbia is not a place for a bear - the most dangerous animal on the island is a seagull with an unusually large appetite. Will the circus, where Sebastian has worked almost all his life, come back and get him? Enter Sugar and Clive. Sugar, a medium sized dog with caramel coloured curls, and her best friend Clive the barn swallow, are not shy about saying yes to adventure. Determined to help Sebastian in any way they can, dog and bird recruit their friends to try to get Sebastian off the island to a wild place, where he belongs.
What You’ll Learn from “Learn French Fast”
• Verb tenses
• In case of emergency
• Recommended French Literature
• 5 things and ideas every French speaker must be familiar with
• 5 people that every French speaker must know
Start speaking French today! 52 Weeks of Family French contains small, weekly lessons that will get you and your family speaking and understanding French right away. Real everyday phrases are provided from a native speaker. No flashcards or grammar practice required! Here is the perfect book to help you finally learn to speak French and teach your children as you learn. All weekly activities are integrated into modern family life. Games and fun activities are included to help you on your language learning journey. Learn to speak French the fun, natural way...and bring your kids along for the ride!
Frugal Living discusses topics, tips, and ideas that will help you develop your financial management ability, teaching you how to be financially independent and realize your dreams. The next pages will guide you on how you can save money and live a stress-free life within your budget. This book also provides guidelines and factual thoughts useful to budgeting and analyzing your daily expenditures. Most of us deal with these two things every day, which to some may be an easy task but is usually critical to people who live on a fixed income and a tight monthly budget. Thus, choosing to live within the limit of your resources is always a smart move.