Category: Childrens Literature

The Empty City (Survivors, Book 1) by Erin Hunter

By Erin Hunter

From the writer of the bestselling Warriors and Seekers books comes an exciting new animal myth sequence. In Survivors, Erin Hunter exhibits readers the realm in the course of the eyes of canines, as she did with cats and bears in her previous series.

The Empty urban starts with the large Growl, a devastating earthquake that alterations Lucky's global eternally. fortunate has continually been a Lone puppy, yet now he wishes a Pack with the intention to remain alive, so he groups up with a gaggle of Leashed canines who've been separated from their owners.

Lucky's bright perspective and the pulse-pounding motion make for the beginning of an addictive sequence. The time has come for canine to rule the wild!

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The Berenstain Bears and the Big Question by Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain

By Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain

Asserting grace will get Sister undergo thinking about. "What's God?" she asks Mama Bear.

Mama undergo attempts to reply to, yet each one solution results in one other query. simply then, Gramps and Gran stroll through, on their option to companies on the chapel within the wooden, so the full undergo family members makes a decision to move alongside. whereas at providers, Brother and Sister undergo need to sit down nonetheless for a very long time, yet as their pals and kin take turns expressing gratitude, they start to appreciate. And even though Sister endure nonetheless has a question, Papa undergo has a solution ready.

Literary legends Stan and Jan Berenstain's First Time Books handle the various problems with early life in uncomplicated, direct methods, beginning the door for dialogue and leaving room for folks to customize every one scenario.

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Handbook of Research on Children's and Young Adult by Shelby Wolf, Karen Coats, Patricia Enciso, Christine Jenkins

By Shelby Wolf, Karen Coats, Patricia Enciso, Christine Jenkins

This landmark quantity is the 1st to compile major scholarship on children’s and younger grownup literature from 3 intersecting disciplines: schooling, English, and Library and knowledge technology. exotic by means of its multidisciplinary method, it describes and analyzes the several points of literary examining, texts, and contexts to light up how the booklet is reworked inside and throughout assorted educational figurations of analyzing and studying children’s literature.

  • Part one considers views on readers and analyzing literature in domestic, tuition, library, and neighborhood settings.
  • Part two introduces analytic frames for learning younger grownup novels, picturebooks, indigenous literature, photo novels, and different genres. Chapters comprise observation on literary stories and artistic construction from well known authors and illustrators.
  • Part three makes a speciality of the social contexts of literary examine, with chapters on censorship, awards, advertising, and literary museums.

The singular contribution of this Handbook is to put the basis for colleagues throughout disciplines to redraw the map in their individually figured worlds, hence to magnify the scope of scholarship and discussion in addition to push forward into uncharted territory.

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V is for Vulnerable: An Alphabet for People Who Want to Make by Seth Godin

By Seth Godin

Contributor note: Illustratrated by means of Hugh MacLeod

This full-color “adult ABC book” feels like the photograph books you grew up with. yet it’s now not for children, it’s for you and somebody who works as not easy as you do. It makes an ideal significant other to The Icarus Deception, highlighting a key riff in that e-book and that includes illustrations through the web’s favourite cartoonist, Hugh MacLeod. It captures 26 of Seth Godin’s ideas approximately treating your paintings as a kind of art. 

For instance.... 
A is for Anxiety, that's experiencing failure upfront. inform your self adequate vibrant tales concerning the worst possible consequence of your paintings and you’ll quickly come to think them. fear isn't practise, and anxiousness doesn’t make you better. 
C is for Commitment, which takes you from “That’s a good idea” to “It’s done.” dedication is dicy, simply because if you happen to fail, it’s on you. nevertheless, with out dedication, you'll fail, simply because artwork unshipped isn’t art. 
F is for Feedback, that are both a crutch or a weapon. Use suggestions to make your paintings smaller, more secure and prone to please every body (and fail within the lengthy run). Or use it as a lever, to additional push you to include what you worry (and what you’re able of). 
V is for Vulnerable, the single approach we will believe after we actually percentage the artwork we’ve made. once we attach, we shift the entire strength and make ourselves bare in entrance of the individual we’ve given the reward of our paintings to. we don't have any excuses, no guide to indicate to, no common working tactics to guard us. This is in contrast to any prior Godin ebook and makes an excellent gift, either for unswerving fanatics and people who’ve by no means learn him prior to. it's going to take you simply a couple of minutes to learn, however it gets lower than your pores and skin. and also you may possibly end up handing copies to colleagues and neighbors.

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Soccer Scoop: Who's making a fool of Mac? (Matt Christopher by Matt Christopher

By Matt Christopher

Mac Williams, goalie for the Cougars, is named a lot for his upbeat video game chatter as for his awesome saves. but if an nameless artist begins making enjoyable of him with a weekly sketch, Mac is something yet upbeat. To make issues worse, he suspects that someone just about him is the cartoonist. could one in all his associates quite betray him-or is there another individual who desires to make him glance ridiculous?

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A Good Night for Ghosts (Magic Tree House, Book 42) by Mary Pope Osborne

By Mary Pope Osborne

Jack and Annie are on their moment project to find--and inspire--artists to convey happiness to hundreds of thousands. After touring to New Orleans, Jack and Annie come nose to nose with a few genuine ghosts, in addition to detect the area of jazz after they meet a tender Louis Armstrong!

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Sea Change by Aimee Friedman

By Aimee Friedman

Bestselling writer Aimee Friedman is again, together with her signature mixture of heat and humor. And with this ebook, she provides a marginally of fable. . .

Sixteen-year-old Miranda service provider is superb at technological know-how. . .and now not so nice with boys. After significant drama along with her boyfriend and (now ex) ally, she's satisfied to spend the summer time on small, mysterious Selkie Island, assisting her mom deal with her overdue grandmother's estate.

There, Miranda unearths new acquaintances and an island with a mysterious, mystical heritage, proposing her with proof her logical, clinical brain can't make experience of. She additionally meets Leo, who demanding situations every thing she suggestion she knew approximately boys, friendship. . .and fact.

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