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The Whipping Boy Lit Link Gr. 4-6

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  • Publisher : On The Mark Press
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The Whipping Boy - Literature Kit Gr. 5-6

By Marie-Helen Goyetche
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Classroom Complete Press
  • Isbn : 155319876X
  • Pages : 57
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 511
  • File Pdf: the-whipping-boy-literature-kit-gr-5-6.pdf

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In this State Standards-aligned Literature Kit™, we divide the novel by chapters or sections and feature reading comprehension and vocabulary questions. In every chapter, we include Before You Read and After You Read questions. The Before You Read activities prepare students for reading by setting a purpose for reading. They stimulate background knowledge and experience, and guide students to make connections between what they know and what they will learn. The After You Read activities check students' comprehension and extend their learning. Students are asked to give thoughtful consideration of the text through creative and evaluative short-answer questions and journal prompts. Also included are writing tasks, graphic organizers, comprehension quiz, test prep, word search, and crossword to further develop students' critical thinking and writing skills, and analysis of the text. About the Novel: Prince Brat and Jemmy are out on the loose! Jemmy, who once made a living catching rats in the sewers, is now living in the king’s castle as the whipping boy for Prince Horace, commonly known to the citizens of the kingdom as Prince Brat. Jemmy is punished in his place, for it is illegal to spank the heir. The two escape into the forest where they encounter two tough-talking cutthroats with "reserved seats in Hell", a dancing bear, and a hot-potato man. Misunderstandings, trickery, bullheadedness, and slow-turning cogs in villians' heads occur. Prince Brat begins to appreciate Jemmy’s courage and friendship and when the two eventually return to the castle, the prince has resolved to be a true friend to Jemmy and quit his spoiled, selfish ways. All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.

The Whipping Boy (Novel Study)

By Leslie Fowler
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Rainbow Horizons Publishing
  • Isbn : 1553192931
  • Pages : 32
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 947
  • File Pdf: the-whipping-boy.pdf

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The Whipping Boy is the story of a spoiled, misbehaving prince and his whipping boy. The prince, who by law is not to have a hand raised against him, receives a whipping boy who receives all of his punishment when he is bad. One day, the prince decides to run away from home and takes along his whipping boy to serve as a servant. In their travels, the two boys meet two notorious highwaymen who mistake the whipping boy for the prince. Escaping from the highwaymen, the prince and whipping boy run into a girl and her dancing bear, and an old man selling potatoes. The group makes their way to the fair, where mischievous adventures follow. This Novel Study provides a teacher and student section with a variety of activities, discussion questions, crossword and word search to create a well-rounded lesson plan.

The Templeton Twins Have an Idea

By Ellis Weiner
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Isbn : 145212020X
  • Pages : 232
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 377
  • File Pdf: the-templeton-twins-have-an-idea.pdf

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This special edition of The Templeton Twins Have an Idea: Book One also includes a sneak preview of The Templeton Twins Make a Scene: Book Two and a Q&A with the author. Suppose there were 12-year-old twins, a boy and girl named John and Abigail Templeton. Let's say John was pragmatic and played the drums, and Abigail was theoretical and solved cryptic crosswords. Now suppose their father was a brilliant, if sometimes confused, inventor. And suppose that another set of twins—adults—named Dean D. Dean and Dan D. Dean, kidnapped the Templeton twins and their ridiculous dog in order to get their father to turn over one of his genius (sort of) inventions. Yes, I said kidnapped. Wouldn't it be fun to read about that? Oh please. It would so. Luckily for you, this is just the first in a series perfect for boys and girls who are smart, clever, and funny (just like the twins), and enjoy reading adventurous stories (who doesn't?!).

Enemy Brothers

By Constance Savery
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bethlehem Books
  • Isbn : 1883937507
  • Pages : 287
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 397
  • File Pdf: enemy-brothers.pdf

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This is a private war formally declared between Tony and the inhabitants of the White Priory. British airman Dym Ingleford is convinced that young Max Eckermann is his brother, Anthony, who was kidnapped years before. Raised in the Nazi ideology, Tony has by chance tumbled into British hands. Dym has brought him back, at least temporarily, to the family he neither remembers nor will acknowledge as his own. As Tony uses his nine attempts to escape, his stubborn anger is wittled away by the patient kindness he finds at the White Priory. Then, just as he is resigning himself to the English family, a new chance suddenly opens for him to return home to Germany.

Gay Neck: The Story of a Pigeon

By Dhan Gopal Mukerji
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Isbn : 1456636375
  • Pages : 200
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 838
  • File Pdf: gay-neck.pdf

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Gay-Neck: the Story of a Pigeon won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1928. It deals with the life of Gay-Neck, a prized Indian pigeon. Mukerji wrote that "the message implicit in the book is that man and winged animals are brothers." He stated that much of the book is based on his boyhood experiences with a flock of forty pigeons and their leader, as the boy in the book is Mukerji himself. The book offers an insight into the life of a boy of high caste and also into the training of pigeons. Several chapters are told from Gay-Neck's perspective, with the pigeon speaking in first person.

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Laurel Leaf
  • Isbn : 0307555399
  • Pages : 176
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 742
  • File Pdf: crash.pdf

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Take a look behind the bully in this modern classic from Newbery medalist Jerry Spinelli that packs a punch. And don't miss the highly anticipated new novel, Dead Wednesday. Cocky seventh-grade super-jock Crash Coogan got his nickname the day he used his first football helmet to knock his cousin Bridget flat on her backside. And he has been running over people ever since, especially Penn Webb, the dweeby, vegetarian Quaker kid who lives down the block. Through the eyes of Crash, readers get a rare glimpse into the life of a bully in this unforgettable and beloved story about stereotypes and the surprises life can bring. "Readers will devour this humorous glimpse of what jocks are made of." --School Library Journal, starred review

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By Danielle Duboise,Whitney Tingle
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Isbn : 1683355024
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Cooking
  • Reads : 167
  • File Pdf: eat-clean-play-dirty.pdf

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“Food should make you feel sexy,” say Danielle Duboise and Whitney Tingle, founders of the popular organic nutritional program, Sakara Life. In their debut book, Eat Clean, Play Dirty, the duo delivers delicious recipes and reinvigorating rituals to achieve nutritional harmony, a way to nourish the body and feed the spirit simultaneously. It’s about saying yes to kale and to dessert; to early-morning asanas and late-night dancing. It’s about prioritizing health without making sacrifices. Since delivering their first meals by bicycle in 2012, Whitney and Danielle have changed thousands of lives across the country and garnered a long list of celebrity devotees including Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Alba, and Oprah. With Eat Clean, Play Dirty, they have gathered the vibrant, delicious dishes that clients and fans crave and make it possible to recreate the Sakara magic in their own kitchens. Changing the dialogue we have with our bodies and our plates, the cookbook empowers each of us to become our own chef and ultimate healer by using food as medicine. Each delicious recipe, from the Eat-the-Rainbow Wrap, Orgasmic Coconut Yogurt, Red Beet Burger, and the Everything Bagel with Garlic Schmear is designed to: balance our body heal our gut flood our body with ample nutrients shed excess weight reduce inflammation eliminate sugar cravings balance our hormones and mood give us the tools to create a body we love living in Every recipe is backed by Sakara’s roots in nutritional science—honed over years of studying with doctors, scientists and healers of all kinds. Alongside the recipes, readers will learn about superfood ingredients from around the world, discover the phytonutrients needed for true vitality, unearth the secrets of the microbiome, and master tangible lifestyle tricks for balancing lifelong health with ultimate happiness. It’s Sakara’s signature blend of science, sexiness, irreverence, and light-filled intention. The ultimate wellness cookbook has arrived. Celebrate abundance. Say yes to body love. And don’t forget to break some rules.

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By Russell Freedman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Isbn : 0547532202
  • Pages : 165
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Reads : 431
  • File Pdf: lincoln.pdf

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The Newbery Medal–winning book for young readers presents “a human portrait of a politician honorably confronting the most vexing issues of his era” (The New York Times Book Review). Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his height. This Newbery Medal-winning biography of our Civil War president is warm, appealing, and illustrated with dozens of carefully chosen photographs and prints. Russell Freedman begins with a lively account of Abraham Lincoln's boyhood, his career as a country lawyer, and his courtship and marriage to Mary Todd. Then the author focuses on Lincoln’s presidency, skillfully explaining the many complex issues he grappled with as he led a deeply divided nation through the Civil War. The book's final chapter is a moving account of his tragic death at Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865. The volume concludes with a sampling of Lincoln writings and a detailed list of Lincoln historical sites. "Few, if any, of the many books written for children about Lincoln can compare with Freedman's contribution…This is an outstanding example of what (juvenile) biography can be. Like Lincoln himself, it stands head and shoulders above its competition." —School Library Journal

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By Cook Communications Ministries
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : David C Cook
  • Isbn : 9780781440844
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 200
  • File Pdf: can-i-really-know-jesus.pdf

Book Summary:

Custom Curriculum allows you to address the issues that students face in todayrsquo;s world in a way that can be fully customized to be a perfect fit for your group.

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By Frank P. Sherwood
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn : 1491703660
  • Pages : 492
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 775
  • File Pdf: uncommon-people-i-have-known.pdf

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The title and subtitle say a great deal about the character of this book. These are stories about people who inevitably stand out in a crowd for their personal attributes, their ethical standards, the ways in which they have coped with great problems, and their remarkable achievements. Significantly, fourteen of the sixteen stories in this book are about people who have in some way contributed to better government. Several have worked directly in government, others have been teachers, and still others have found ways to make contributions. Not all the stories are about people in the U.S. The two stories from Brazil involve people who stayed at home and did their good work there; in the other two instances, already blossoming careers at home were ended by extreme governmental changes. In all cases, however, these are people who must be admired for their extreme dedication to the highest ideals of service. In effect, this book can be considered a primer on government that works. The two whose stories did not directly concern government contributed mightily to a better society. One was a highly productive author, who, in later years ̧ concentrated on children's books and wrote more than 50 of them. The other pioneered a wholly different journalistic undertaking, the city-regional magazine. Today these publications are found throughout the country and are distinguished by their design quality and their commitment to the communities they serve.

The Whipping Boyfriend

By Edward Reed
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Isbn : 1504978013
  • Pages : 202
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 450
  • File Pdf: the-whipping-boyfriend.pdf

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Forty-something divorcée Dora Ashworth does not feel like a cougar and is not even sure she wants to. Truth be known, the only cubs she has room for in her life are the five who call her mama—until fate leads her to rescue a man down on his luck. After she invites Jean Claude to put his handyman skills to work to help her around her house, Dora soon discovers that he is more than just a nice guy with a troubled soul: he is someone she can trust. As Dora continues to muddle her way through the challenging middle-aged dating scene peppered with men with whom she has no chemistry, she has no idea that Jean Claude is harboring a dark secret that will change everything for both of them. The Whipping Boyfriend is a story of love, hope, and renewal as a divorced single mother attempts to move past a broken heart with help from an unlikely stranger. Edward Reed resides in North Carolina. The Whipping Boyfriend is his debut novel.

The Newbery Companion

By John Thomas Gillespie,Corinne J. Naden
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Isbn : 9781563088131
  • Pages : 465
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 289
  • File Pdf: the-newbery-companion.pdf

Book Summary:

Put a wealth of information about Newbery award winners and honor books (1922-2001) at your fingertips. You'll find detailed plot summaries, booktalks, updated information about the winning titles and authors, suggestions for read-alikes, and ideas for introducing the books to young readers.

Whipping Boy

By Allen Kurzweil
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Isbn : 006226950X
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 802
  • File Pdf: whipping-boy.pdf

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Winner of the Edgar® Award for Best Fact Crime The true account of one boy’s lifelong search for his boarding-school bully. Equal parts childhood memoir and literary thriller, Whipping Boy chronicles prize-winning author Allen Kurzweil’s search for his twelve-year-old nemesis, a bully named Cesar Augustus. The obsessive inquiry, which spans some forty years, takes Kurzweil all over the world, from a Swiss boarding school (where he endures horrifying cruelty) to the slums of Manila, from the Park Avenue boardroom of the world’s largest law firm to a federal prison camp in Southern California. While hunting down his tormentor, Kurzweil encounters an improbable cast of characters that includes an elocution teacher with ill-fitting dentures, a gang of faux royal swindlers, a crime investigator “with paper in his blood,” and a onocled grand master of the Knights of Malta. Yet for all its global exoticism and comic exuberance, Kurzweil’s riveting account is, at its core, a heartfelt and suspenseful narrative about the “parallel lives” of a victim and his abuser. A scrupulously researched work of nonfiction that renders a childhood menace into an unlikely muse, Whipping Boy is much more than a tale of karmic retribution; it is a poignant meditation on loss, memory, and mourning, a surreal odyssey born out of suffering, nourished by rancor, tempered by wit, and resolved, unexpectedly, in a breathtaking act of personal courage. Whipping Boy features two 8-page black-and-white photo inserts and 83 images throughout.

Bullying at School

By Dan Olweus
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Isbn : 1118695801
  • Pages : 152
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reads : 477
  • File Pdf: bullying-at-school.pdf

Book Summary:

Bullying at School is the definitive book on bullying/victim problems in school and on effective ways of counteracting and preventing such problems.

A Brief History of the Tudor Age

By Jasper Ridley
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Robinson
  • Isbn : 1472107950
  • Pages : 160
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 265
  • File Pdf: a-brief-history-of-the-tudor-age.pdf

Book Summary:

From the arrival of Henry Tudor and his army, at Milford in 1485, to the death of the great Queen Elizabeth I in 1603, this was an astonishingly eventful and contradictory age. All the strands of Tudor life are gathered in a rich tapestry - London and the country, costumes, furniture and food, travel, medicine, sports and pastimes, grand tournaments and the great flowering of English drama, juxtaposed with the stultifying narrowness of peasant life, terrible roads, a vast underclass, the harsh treatment of heretics and traitors, and the misery of the Plague.

A Lifetime of Verse in Praise of Jesus

By W Herbert G Palfrey
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Isbn : 9781456774912
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 236
  • File Pdf: a-lifetime-of-verse-in-praise-of-jesus.pdf

Book Summary:

From 1942 until 2008 Herbert Palfrey has written poetry in praise of Jesus; it is his hope that purchasers of his book will enjoy, take comfort and feel as happy reading them, as he has in writing them.

Side By Side: Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis On TV and Radio

By Michael J. Hayde
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : BearManor Media
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages :
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Reads : 855
  • File Pdf: side-by-side.pdf

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“A treasure trove for any fan of Dean and Jerry, packed with valuable information, behind-the-scenes stories, and a dizzying array of rare photos. I couldn’t put this book down!” – Leonard Maltin Michael J. Hayde is the author of My Name’s Friday: The Unauthorized But True Story of Dragnet and the Films of Jack Webb, Chaplin’s Vintage Year: The History of the Mutual-Chaplin Specials and Flights of Fantasy: The Unauthorized but True Story of Radio & TV’s Adventures of Superman.

The Princess & The Pauper

By Caylen McQueen
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Caylen McQueen
  • Isbn : 1386660973
  • Pages : 949
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 295
  • File Pdf: the-princess-the-pauper.pdf

Book Summary:

Barmaid Kitt is so poor, she can't even afford a new pair of slippers. She dreams of a better life, far away from the slums she's always known. She never expected to get abducted by Captain Francis Doon, a notorious sky pirate who swears she's the missing princess. Runaway Princess Lyneah fled her castle to escape her mother, a queen gone mad. On her search for a savior, she is mistaken for a penniless barmaid. For unknown reasons, the princess and pauper are nearly identical. And they're about to trade places. The Princess & The Pauper is a swashbuckling steampunk adventure with a dash of romance. The first three books of the Belles & Bullets series are included.

Sky Pirate

By Caylen McQueen
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Caylen McQueen
  • Isbn : 1386446912
  • Pages : 361
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 116
  • File Pdf: sky-pirate.pdf

Book Summary:

Princess Lyneah is running out of time. As much as she would like to live an idyllic life in Lundun, her duty to her kingdom cannot be ignored. Now that she's lost her only ally, she needs a new plan. Unfortunately, that plan involves an eccentric mechanic named Carol Cassady... Meanwhile, Kitt's wedding day is drawing near, and she has Francis Doon to thank for it. As Kitt's life unravels, can the sky pirate atone for his past mistakes? Sky Pirate is a swashbuckling romance with steampunk elements. It is the third book in the Belles & Bullets series.

The Drama and Theatre of Sarah Ruhl

By Amy Muse
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Isbn : 1350007803
  • Pages : 232
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 324
  • File Pdf: the-drama-and-theatre-of-sarah-ruhl.pdf

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Sarah Ruhl is one of the most highly-acclaimed and frequently-produced American playwrights of the 21st century. Author of eighteen plays and the essay collection 100 Essays I Don't Have Time to Write, she has won a MacArthur “Genius” Grant and the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award, been nominated for a Tony Award for In the Next Room or the vibrator play and twice been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for The Clean House and In the Next Room. Ruhl is a writer unafraid of the soul. She writes not about “this or that issue,” but “about being,” creating plays that ask “big questions about death, love, and how we should treat each other in this lifetime.” In this volume, Amy Muse situates Ruhl as an artist-thinker and organizes her work around its artistic and ethical concerns. Through a finely-grained account of each play, readers are guided through Ruhl's early influences, the themes of intimacy, transcendence, and communion, and her inventive stagecraft to dramatize “moments of being” onstage. Enriched by essays from scholars Jill Stevenson, Thomas Butler, and Christina Dokou, an interview with directors Sarah Rasmussen and Hayley Finn, and a chronology of Ruhl's life and work, this is a companionable guide for students of American drama and theatre studies. Amy Muse specializes in dramatic literature and performance studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she is Associate Professor and Chair of the English Department. She is the author of “Sarah Ruhl's Sex Ed for Grownups” (Text & Presentation 2013) and essays on Romantic drama, intimate theatre, female Hamlets, and travel in Romantic Circles, Romanticism: The Journal of Romantic Culture & Criticism, Frontiers, and other journals. METHUEN DRAMA CRITICAL COMPANIONS Series Editors: Patrick Lonergan (National University of Ireland, Galway) and Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr. (Loyola Marymount University, USA)

Study Guide to The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain

By Intelligent Education
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Influence Publishers
  • Isbn : 1645423379
  • Pages : 104
  • Category : Study Aids
  • Reads : 622
  • File Pdf: study-guide-to-the-prince-and-the-pauper.pdf

Book Summary:

A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Mark Twain’s The Prince and the Pauper, the author’s first attempt at historical fiction. As a novel of the nineteenth-century, the story of The Prince and the Pauper continues to live on through video games, movies, TV shows, and books. Moreover, the novel presents timelessly relevant themes of justice and judgement, identity, and, society and class. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Mark Twain’s classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - Character Summaries - Plot Guides - Section and Chapter Overviews - Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

The One Year Devotions for Kids #3

By
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • Isbn : 9781414380407
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Reads : 325
  • File Pdf: the-one-year-devotions-for-kids-3.pdf

Book Summary:

For ten years kids have had fun learning about Scripture with The One Year Book of Devotions for Kids series. Now The One Year Book of Devotions for Kids, volume 3, is available with a great new look for a new generation of readers. Each day's lesson focuses on a key theme from a Bible story. A contemporary story, application questions, a memory verse, and an action phrase combine to reinforce the theme for each day. A great way to help kids connect with God!

Super Bowl Monday

By Adam Lazarus
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Taylor Trade Publications
  • Isbn : 1589796020
  • Pages : 344
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Reads : 908
  • File Pdf: super-bowl-monday.pdf

Book Summary:

Super Bowl Monday is a thorough retelling of Super Bowl XXV, the epic January 1991 showdown between the New York Giants and the Buffalo Bills. Great characters and a gripping finish to the closest episode in Super Bowl history made for a wonderful conclusion to the game's Silver Anniversary. But what establishes that day as a special moment in American sports history was the cloud of war hanging over the game and the nation. Ten days before the Giants defeated the Bills 20-19 in Tampa Stadium, the United States had authorized Operation Desert Storm and begun the Persian Gulf War. The book is entitled Super Bowl Monday because the hundreds of thousands of American soldiers who were able to watch the Giants vs. the Bills did so on Arabic Standard Time, several hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time. For those men and women on duty in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Iraq, Super Bowl XXV took place early Monday morning. Super Bowl Monday features original research from newspaper and video archives in addition to lengthy interviews with many of the game's stars.

Precarized Society

By Rolf-Dieter Hepp,David Kergel,Robert Riesinger
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Isbn : 3658224134
  • Pages : 274
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 650
  • File Pdf: precarized-society.pdf

Book Summary:

This book provides international and transdisciplinary perspectives on Hyperprecarity and Social Structural Transformations in European Societies, USA and Russia enforced through other special transformation processes such as digitalisation, migration and demographic change. It has been observed that precarity and social insecurity do not refer any longer only to certain groups of the society such as unemployed people or to those ones who are ‘traditionally’ more in need of social benefit etc. but it accompanies and affects greater parts of the society, particularly those sections of the middleclass who conceive their social identity merely via their work ethics. Consequentially new forms of social exclusion are being producing taxing the traditional social cohesion in European societies due to the demand of new forms of flexibility and mobility from the working people. This process can be termed with the notion 'Hyperprecarisation'. This book contains contributions from scientists all over Europe, Russia and the USA, who are members of the SUPI network “Social Uncertainty, Prequarity, Inequality”. PD Dr. Rolf Hepp teaches at the Institut for Soziologie at the FU Berlin and coordinates the S.U.P.I.-Network. Dr. David Kergel teaches at Universität Siegen, Medienwissenschaftliches Seminar. Dr. Robert Riesinger, (Prof. a.D., FH Joanneum Graz) is author and researcher for sociology in Steyerberg.

Whispers of Steam: The Complete Series

By Caylen McQueen
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Caylen McQueen
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 550
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 709
  • File Pdf: whispers-of-steam.pdf

Book Summary:

For five years, Princess Mayra been bullied, tortured, and caged like an animal. Only one man, Jun Shiraishi, has ever been kind to her. His kindness is betrayed when Mayra commits and unspeakable act to escape her captors. Mayra sneaks aboard an airship with an eclectic group of bounty hunters. Some of her new companions are slow to trust, and for good reason. A hostile fleet, led by Captain Shiraishi, is hunting the fleeing princess. This complete collection contains all three parts of the Whispers of Steam series. A copy of The Barefoot Barmaid, the first book from Caylen McQueen's first steampunk series, is also included.

The Case for Television Violence

By Jib Fowles
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Isbn : 1452221677
  • Pages : 176
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 885
  • File Pdf: the-case-for-television-violence.pdf

Book Summary:

Taking the provocative stand that television violence has been misinterpreted, this book posits that rather than undermining the social order, television supports order by providing a safe outlet for aggressive impulses. Fowles demonstrates that the scientific literature does not support what many believe; asks readers to question their viewing habits; explains that the anti-violence critique is best understood as the key issue in the conflict between high and popular culture; situates the arrival of televised violence within the historical context of the disallowance of traditionally sanctioned targets of aggression.

Scapegoats

By Tom Douglas
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1134836813
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reads : 342
  • File Pdf: scapegoats.pdf

Book Summary:

Scapegoats are a universal phenomenon, appearing in all societies at all times in groups large and small, in public and private organizations. Hardly a week passes without some media reference to someone or something being made a scapegoat. Tom Douglas examines the process of scapegoating from the perspectives of victims and perpetrators, tracing its development from earliest times as rite of atonement to the modern forms of the avoidance of blame and the victimisation of innocents. The differences and similarities between the ancient and modern forms are examined to reveal that despite the modern logical explanations of behaviour, the mystical element in the form of superstition is still evident. Directly responding to the Diploma in Social Work's call for texts on anti-discriminatory practice Scapegoats should become essential reading for all social workers in training and practice. Will also be a invaluable resource for all professionals engaging in groupwork and group workers in training.

Sarcasm Is a Dragon’S Best Friend

By Stephanie Collins
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Isbn : 1490753311
  • Pages : 900
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 824
  • File Pdf: sarcasm-is-a-dragon-s-best-friend.pdf

Book Summary:

My name is Gemini, and my life is a bloody mess. I almost kill my mother; my overbearing father exiles me out of the nest; one of my sisters wants to neuter me so stupidity doesnt breed; my dead grandmother wants me to complete stupid missions for her, and a witch thinks Im an arrogant and rude dragon, so she turns me human. Then I get captured by guards from a kingdom notorious for being cruel to males, and they make me their slave for three years. Their queen decides shes had enough of my sarcastic idiocy and sells me to a neighboring kingdom where I get stuck in a new dungeon: kinghood. Apparently I make enemies wherever I go. I have dragon slayers poaching in my kingdom and my armys commander desperately wanting to kill me so he could be king. All I want is to find a way to break my curse and get my scales back . . . and for my father to stop treating me like a hatchling. Is that too much to ask for?

The Prince and the Pauper

By Mark Twain
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Isbn : 9780520906020
  • Pages : 552
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 816
  • File Pdf: the-prince-and-the-pauper.pdf

Book Summary:

"What am I writing? A historical tale of 300 years ago, simply for the love of it." Mark Twain's "tale" became his first historical novel, The Prince and the Pauper, published in 1881. Intricately plotted, it was intended to have the feel of history even though it was only the stuff of legend. In sixteenth-century England, young Prince Edward (son of Henry VIII) and Tom Canty, a pauper boy who looks exactly like him, are suddenly forced to change places. The prince endures "rags & hardships" while the pauper suffers the "horrible miseries of princedom." Mark Twain called his book a "tale for young people of all ages," and it has become a classic of American literature. The first edition in 1881 was fully illustrated by Frank Merrill, John Harley, and L. S. Ipsen. The boys in these illustrations, Mark Twain said, "look and dress exactly as I used to see them cast in my mind. . . . It is a vast pleasure to see them cast in the flesh, so to speak." This Mark Twain Library edition exactly reproduces the text of the California scholarly edition, including all of the 192 illustrations that so pleased the author.

The Last Plantagenets

By Thomas B. Costain
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing
  • Isbn : 1789121353
  • Pages : 464
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 286
  • File Pdf: the-last-plantagenets.pdf

Book Summary:

THE LAST PLANTAGENTS—A GREAT STORYTELLER’S MOST DAZZLING BESTSELLER Here is Thomas B. Costain’s most magnificent performance, rivaling even THE BLACK ROSE for color and drama. Here are history’s most spectacular Kings and Queens—and a brilliant new probing of the greatest mystery of all time, the death of the Princes in the Tower. “EXCITEMENT...ROMANCE...STRANGER THAN FICTION”—Saturday Review “COLORFUL AND LUSTY”—Christian Science Monitor “WILD, EXTRAVAGANT, BRILLIANT, COURAGEOUS, STIRRING”—San Francisco Examiner “Novelist as well as historian, Mr. Costain is especially interested in personalities and motives and character. He deals throughout with world figures who have kingdoms at stake...Here is an actual record of the heroism of the kings and queens of England and France, their villainies, their weaknesses, their loves and hates...”—Book-of-the-Month-Club News “No man alive writes popular history with greater understanding...what he cares about is the color, drama and pageantry...the personalities, triumphs and disasters...”—New York Times “The familiar Costain ‘touch’ with all its powers...is present here in abundance”—New Haven Register “Happily wedded in author Costain are a scholar’s integrity and the ability to endow history with brilliant colors”—San Francisco Examiner

The EC Archives: The Vault of Horror

By Al Feldstein
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Dark Horse Comics
  • Isbn : 1630089486
  • Pages : 216
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Reads : 612
  • File Pdf: the-ec-archives.pdf

Book Summary:

The Vault of Horror Volume 3comes to you courtesy of Dark Horse Comics! Presenting twenty-four terrifying tales illustrated by timeless talents—Johnny Craig, Joe Orlando, Jack Davis, Jack Kamen, Graham Ingels, and George Evans—this terrorizing tome also features digitally remastered colors, based on the originals by Marie Severin! Collects The Vault of Horror issues #24–#29 in full color! * Dark Horse reprints the legendary horror comic series! * Features stories drawn by all-star comic artists Johnny Craig, Graham Ingels, Joe Orlando, Jack Davis, Jack Kamen, and George Evans! * Foreword by Mike Richardson!