The Official Parents' Guide to the 11+


Author: GL Assessment
Publisher: David Fulton Publishers
ISBN: 9780708720561
Category:
Page: 87
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The Official Parents' Guide to the 11+ provides essential information, advice and strategies for success to help you prepare yourself and your child for the 11+ test - and make it a positive experience. This book is aimed both at parents who are contemplating the 11+ test and those whose children are already preparing for it.

The Parents' Guide to Climate Revolution

100 Ways to Build a Fossil-Free Future, Raise Empowered Kids, and Still Get a Good Night's Sleep
Author: Mary DeMocker
Publisher: New World Library
ISBN: 1608684814
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 360
View: 5230
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"Relax," writes author Mary DeMocker, "this isn't another light bulb list. It's not another overwhelming pile of parental 'to dos'; designed to shrink your family's carbon footprint through eco-superheroism." Instead, DeMocker lays out a lively, empowering, and — doable — blueprint for engaging families in the urgent endeavor of climate revolution. In this book's brief, action-packed chapters, you'll learn hundreds of wide-ranging ideas for being part of the revolution — from embracing simplicity parenting, to freeing yourself from dead-end science debates, to teaching kids about the power of creative protest, to changing your lifestyle in ways that deepen family bonds, improve moods, and reduce your impact on the Earth. Engaging and creative, this vital resource is for everyone who wants to act effectively — and empower children to do the same.

Ready Player One


Author: Ernest Cline
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0307887456
Category: Fiction
Page: 384
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Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read The worldwide bestseller—now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg. In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade's devoted his life to studying the puzzles hidden within this world's digital confines—puzzles that are based on their creator's obsession with the pop culture of decades past and that promise massive power and fortune to whoever can unlock them. But when Wade stumbles upon the first clue, he finds himself beset by players willing to kill to take this ultimate prize. The race is on, and if Wade's going to survive, he'll have to win—and confront the real world he's always been so desperate to escape.

了不起的蓋茨比(雙語版)


Author: 弗·斯格特·菲茨杰拉德 著
Publisher: 崧博出版事業有限公司
ISBN: 9864928481
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
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蓋茨比為了久久地抱著的一個夢而付出了很高的代價。他死後,尼克發覺是湯姆暗中挑撥威爾遜去殺死蓋茨比。他感到東部鬼影幢幢,世態炎涼,便決定回中西部老家去。這是一個簡單的故事,卻有著極悲涼的人生況味。

The Notebook


Author: Nicholas Sparks
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 9780446930642
Category: Fiction
Page: 224
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Includes 20 photos from the movie and a reading group guide. Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book. It is a celebration of how passion can be ageless and timeless, a tale that moves us to laughter and tears and makes us believe in true love all over again... At thirty-one, Noah Calhoun, back in coastal North Carolina after World War II, is haunted by images of the girl he lost more than a decade earlier. At twenty-nine, socialite Allie Nelson is about to marry a wealthy lawyer, but she cannot stop thinking about the boy who long ago stole her heart. Thus begins the story of a love so enduring and deep it can turn tragedy into triumph, and may even have the power to create a miracle...

Children of the Corn


Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101974044
Category: Fiction
Page: 16
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A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection Driving through the cornfields in rural Nebraska, Burt and Vicky run over a young boy—only to discover that they may not be responsible for his death. Out in the corn, something is watching them, and help is nowhere to be found. From the unrivaled master of horror and the supernatural, Stephen King. “Children of the Corn,” first collected in the extraordinary collection Night Shift in 1973 and then adapted into a horror film franchise of the same name, is a terrifying and unforgettable classic of the genre. An eBook short.

Scythe


Author: Neal Shusterman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442472448
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 448
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Two teens must learn the “art of killing” in this Printz Honor–winning book, the first in a chilling new series from Neal Shusterman, author of the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology. A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery: humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now Scythes are the only ones who can end life—and they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control. Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice to a scythe—a role that neither wants. These teens must master the “art” of taking life, knowing that the consequence of failure could mean losing their own. Scythe is the first novel of a thrilling new series by National Book Award–winning author Neal Shusterman in which Citra and Rowan learn that a perfect world comes only with a heavy price.

The Parent's Guide to Children's Congenital Heart Defects

What They Are, how to Treat Them, how to Cope with Them
Author: Gerri Freid Kramer,Shari Maurer
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
ISBN: 0609807757
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 265
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(Three Rivers Press) Consumer text discusses all aspects of the subject, including surgery, complications, and more. Softcover.

An American Parent's Guide to Soccer - Second Edition


Author: Jeffrey Sanderson
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1430302909
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 120
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"An American Parent's Guide to Soccer" explains soccer concepts to parents ofyoung players. It's an explanation of how the game is played, and a peek intothe culture surrounding the game.

Divergent


Author: Veronica Roth
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062077011
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 576
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This first book in Veronica Roth's #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy is the novel the inspired the major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Kate Winslet. This dystopian series set in a futuristic Chicago has captured the hearts of millions of teen and adult readers. Perfect for fans of the Hunger Games and Maze Runner series, Divergent and its sequels, Insurgent and Allegiant, are the gripping story of a dystopian world transformed by courage, self-sacrifice, and love. Fans of the Divergent movie will find the book packed with just as much emotional depth and exhilarating action as the film, all told in beautiful, rich language. One choice can transform you. Beatrice Prior's society is divided into five factions—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). Beatrice must choose between staying with her Abnegation family and transferring factions. Her choice will shock her community and herself. But the newly christened Tris also has a secret, one she's determined to keep hidden, because in this world, what makes you different makes you dangerous. And don't miss The Fates Divide, Veronica Roth's powerful sequel to the bestselling Carve the Mark!

A Parent'S Guide To Autism

A Parents Guide To Autism
Author: Charles Hart
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671750992
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 256
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Describes the causes and symptoms of autism, explains what can be done to help those suffering from autism lead fuller lives, and discusses diet, medications, exercise, and physical therapy

The Military Family's Parent Guide for Supporting Your Child in School


Author: Ron Avi Astor,Linda Jacobson,Rami Benbenishty
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807753688
Category: Education
Page: 88
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While it is true that children from military families live unique and interesting lives, it is also true that they face many challenges and special circumstances that civilian children and families don't experience. These can include gaps in school attendance and learning due to frequent moves, being separated from a parent who has been deployed, and a sense of isolation in the midst of a civilian community. This unique guide provides parents with the information they need to choose a welcoming school or daycare program and suggests steps they can take to advocate for their children. It also highlights the types of questions parents should ask about how their children are faring socially, emotionally, and academically, such as: What can I do to help my child make a smooth transition to a new school? How can I support my child academically? What resources or staff does my school have to meet the needs of military children?

The Official Guide for GMAT Review 2015 with Online Question Bank and Exclusive Video


Author: GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council)
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118914104
Category: Study Aids
Page: 840
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This is the only official study guide from the creators of the test and delivers more than 900 retired GMAT® questions and answer explanations and a 100- question diagnostic exam to help focus your test preparation efforts. NEW to The Official Guide for GMAT® Review 2015: Access to the online Question Bank including more than 900 practice questions of all types with answers and explanations, math review, essay topics, and a diagnostic test, as well as access to 50 online integrated reasoning questions. Exclusive access to videos from real test takers and GMAC staff who share insight and tips on GMAT® preparation.

Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids

How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting
Author: Laura Markham
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101613629
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 304
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A groundbreaking guide to raising responsible, capable, happy kids Based on the latest research on brain development and extensive clinical experience with parents, Dr. Laura Markham’s approach is as simple as it is effective. Her message: Fostering emotional connection with your child creates real and lasting change. When you have that vital connection, you don’t need to threaten, nag, plead, bribe—or even punish. This remarkable guide will help parents better understand their own emotions—and get them in check—so they can parent with healthy limits, empathy, and clear communication to raise a self-disciplined child. Step-by-step examples give solutions and kid-tested phrasing for parents of toddlers right through the elementary years. If you’re tired of power struggles, tantrums, and searching for the right “consequence,” look no further. You’re about to discover the practical tools you need to transform your parenting in a positive, proven way.

Every Day


Author: David Levithan
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0307975630
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 304
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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING LOVE STORY SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE! “[A] wise, wildly unique” (Entertainment Weekly) love story from the New York Times bestselling co-author of Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist and Will Grayson, Will Grayson about a teen who wakes up every morning in a different body, living a different life. Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl. There’s never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. A has made peace with that, even established guidelines by which to live: Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Do not interfere. It’s all fine until the morning that A wakes up in the body of Justin and meets Justin’s girlfriend, Rhiannon. From that moment, the rules by which A has been living no longer apply. Because finally A has found someone he wants to be with—day in, day out, day after day. With his new novel, David Levithan, bestselling co-author of Will Grayson, Will Grayson, and Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, has pushed himself to new creative heights. He has written a captivating story that will fascinate readers as they begin to comprehend the complexities of life and love in A’s world, as A and Rhiannon seek to discover if you can truly love someone who is destined to change every day. “A story that is always alluring, oftentimes humorous and much like love itself— splendorous.” —Los Angeles Times

A Parents' Guide for Children's Questions


Author: Benito Casados
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1453517219
Category: Reference
Page: 968
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Children by nature are curious about the world and people around them. As they grow older their level of awareness increases and questions begin to pour from their inquiring minds. Their questions maybe motivated by what they hear and see in their surroundings, what they see on television or what they are trying to learn in school. In most cases the burden of answering these questions falls on the parents. Parents are busy people. Children want the answers right now. This guide will provide answers for many questions traditionally asked by children between the ages of eight and sixteen. This guide is published in E-Book format only and is intended to reside in your e-book reader so the information is easily accessed whether at home or on the road.

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (Deluxe Illustrated Edition)


Author: John Boyne
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 1524766534
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 352
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The international bestseller that has touched millions of readers around the world is now available in a deluxe illustrated edition, featuring powerful illustrations by acclaimed artist Oliver Jeffers. Berlin, 1942: When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family must move to a new house far, far away, where there is no one to play with and nothing to do. A tall fence stretches as far as the eye can see and cuts him off from the strange people in the distance. But Bruno decides there must be more to this desolate new place than meets the eye. While exploring his new environment, he meets another boy whose life and circumstances are very different from his own, and their meeting results in a friendship that has devastating consequences. Now available in a gorgeous deluxe edition featuring stunning artwork by award-winning illustrator Oliver Jeffers, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas takes on dramatic new intensity.

Awesome Adventures at the Smithsonian

The Official Kids Guide to the Smithsonian Institution
Author: Emily B. Korrell
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
ISBN: 1588343499
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 128
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"Kid-friendly guidebook to three major Smithsonian Museums: The National Air and Space Museum, The National Museum of Natural History, and the National Museum of American History"--

Keeping Kids Drug Free

D.A.R.E. Official Parent's Guide
Author: Glenn Levant
Publisher: Laurel Glen Publishing
ISBN: 9781571456250
Category: Social Science
Page: 276
View: 7490
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Keeping Kids Drug Free provides more than a checklist of behaviors associated with drug abuse. It gives parents dearly written, straightforward advice on how to make a difference in their children's future.The D.A.R.E. Official Parent's Guide helps parents to: -- Educate their kids about the responsible use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs -- Teach kids how to resist destructive influences from drugs, gangs, violence, negative peer pressure -- even the media -- Promote children's self-esteem and assertiveness -- Use practical techniques for teaching values and the difference between right and wrong -- Establish rules of acceptable behavior; set enforceable limits -- Listen to their children and understand the issues that are troubling them -- Develop closer, more open relationships with their children -- Raise kids to make positive choices

The Breadwinner


Author: Deborah Ellis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780192752840
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 176
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Because the Taliban rulers of Kabul, Afghanistan impose strict limitations on women's freedom and behavior, eleven-year-old Parvana must disguise herself as a boy so that her family can survive after her father's arrest.