Mabel and the Sock Pirates

By Elwyn Tate

Mabel is a cat who lives on a farm by means of the sea... yet not only any previous farm... Mabel's farm has a few very particular trees... bushes in contrast to you've ever obvious earlier than. someday a few rascally pirates sail by means of and judge to plunder and thieve from the farm and Mabel needs to shield her useful timber and there strange fruit.

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Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out: Kids Living and Learning with New Media (The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Digital Media and Learning)

By Matteo Bittanti, danah boyd, Heather A. Horst, Patricia G. Lange, C. J. Pascoe

Conventional knowledge approximately younger people's use of electronic expertise usually equates generational identification with expertise identification: contemporary children appear regularly plugged in to games, social networking websites, and textual content messaging. but there's little real learn that investigates the complicated dynamics of youths' social and leisure use of electronic media. Hanging Out, Messing round, and Geeking Out fills this hole, reporting on an formidable three-year ethnographic research into how adolescents live and studying with new media in various settings -- at domestic, in after-school courses, and in on-line areas. Integrating twenty-three case reports -- which come with Harry Potter podcasting, video-game enjoying, tune sharing, and on-line romantic breakups -- in a distinct collaborative authorship style, placing Out, Messing round, and Geeking Out is unique for its mixture of in-depth description of particular staff dynamics with conceptual analysis.

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Teaching Happiness and Well-Being in Schools: Learning to Ride Elephants

This up-to-date variation is a theoretical and sensible advisor to imposing a health programme on your university. The e-book covers 3 components: overall healthiness as a philosophy of schooling, the educating method of healthiness and the content material that will shape a overall healthiness programme in a faculty. it's also a manifesto for a significant target to schooling. There has lately been an explosion of curiosity in confident psychology and the educating of health and wellbeing and 'happiness' within the PSHE global in faculties and lots of lecturers are searhing for transparent info on the right way to enforce those probably life-changing rules within the lecture room. This booklet presents an creation to the idea of optimistic psychology and a useful advisor on find out how to enforce the idea in (primarily secondary) faculties. it's written by means of Ian Morris who labored less than Anthony Seldon at Wellington collage that is famous for its future health and happiness curriculum.

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Emerald Star (Hetty Feather)

By Jacqueline Wilson

The 3rd and ultimate tale that includes the highly well known Hetty Feather, from mega-bestselling writer Jacqueline Wilson. 

A terrific new experience for courageous, feisty Hetty Feather -- one in all Jacqueline Wilson's so much well-loved characters.

Since leaving the Foundling health center, Hetty has noticeable her justifiable share of drama, pleasure, tragedy and loss. After the loss of life of her cherished mama, she units off to discover a true domestic eventually -- beginning with the hunt for her father.

But Hetty is not any longer an easy state woman, and starts off to worry she'll by no means actually belong at any place. or even while she is reunited along with her cherished early life sweetheart Jem, Hetty nonetheless longs for experience -- specially whilst a fascinating determine from her earlier makes an unforeseen reappearance. might a extra intriguing destiny lie forward for Hetty?

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Holiday Crafts: 196 Crafts for Mother's Day, Father's Day, Valentines Day, 4th of July, Halloween Crafts, Thanksgiving Crafts, & Christmas Crafts!

By Kitty Moore

From the easiest promoting Arts & Crafts author, Kitty Moore, comes vacation Crafts: 196 Crafts for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentines Day, 4th of July, Halloween Crafts, Thanksgiving Crafts, & Christmas Crafts! This ebook is astounding for vacation crafts for individuals of every age. little ones, mothers, and fogeys will adore this book!

If you're being affected by inventive crafts for this festive season.If you must create attractive undefined, middle items, (and even more) this vacation season. Or if the belief of receiving an entire checklist of ready-to-go vacation crafts appeals to you. Then this ebook is for you.

This booklet provide you with a step by step advisor to create your own vacation craft goods! inside of you can find craft rules for a few vacation trips together with Mother's and Father's day, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Halloween, 4th of July, and Valentines day!

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Wishing On the Midnight Star: My Asperger Brother

By Nancy Ogaz

'These books should be worthwhile for operating with a category the place young children with Asperger's are to be incorporated. employees will be reminded very powerfully of the younger people's emotions and fears in being at school and faculty and the way they're going to cope. The books may possibly urged discussions at school to aid different students to appreciate extra and, one hopes, aim much less young children who're going to be different.'

- Rostrum

Alex's more youthful brother Nic by no means looks in a position to get something correct. He even invitations Brianna Santos the woman Alex likes over whilst Alex is goofing round in his geeky pyjamas. yet Alex by no means forgets what a distinct individual Nic is.

Wishing at the hour of darkness superstar provides the sibling's view of the thrill and frustrations of getting a more youthful brother with Asperger Syndrome, with insights into the day-by-day adventures of an AS relations, and the optimistic coping, and loving suggestions they've got advanced. it truly is an enticing and a laugh youngster love tale that might attract older and more youthful young children.

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Merry Christmas, Curious George

By H. A. Rey, Margret Rey

It’s Christmastime! And irrepressible, excitable Curious George has simply the spirit for it. He can’t wait to assist his ally, the fellow with the Yellow Hat, decide on their vacation tree. on the tree farm, although, amid the entire pleasure of discovering the proper specimen, George will get over excited, as usual—atop his favourite tree! Hiding within the tree’s branches, George unearths himself dropped at the neighborhood children’s sanatorium, the place his tree trimming antics cheer the kids and he will get to satisfy a jolly guy in a vivid crimson swimsuit.   For extra monkey enjoyable, examine www.curiousgeorge.com and detect the entire most up-to-date on Curious George, books, promotions, video games, actions, and extra!

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Yoga For School Children

By Bijoylaxmi Hota

It's common wisdom that youngsters are hugely at risk of contagious illnesses. a massive contributor to this, affecting school-going teenagers particularly, is the strain attributable to tuition paintings, peer strain and kinfolk dynamics. This usually weakens the immune procedure and will bring about critical well-being concerns. teens usually be afflicted by skin-related difficulties, a resource of a lot embarrassment that could intrude with way of life. Yoga for college young ones, with its step by step consultant on yogic asanas, includes the answer to those difficulties. The asanas are effortless to accomplish and don't require a lot time or strength. They introduce youngsters to a way of life that would enhance their overall healthiness and aid them turn into fit and assured adults.

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Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab: A Mystery with Electromagnets, Burglar Alarms, and Other Gadgets You Can Build Yourself (Nick and Tesla, Book 1)

By Steve Hockensmith, Bob Pflugfelder

Nick and Tesla are vivid 11-year-old siblings with a knack for technological know-how, electronics, and stepping into difficulty. whilst their mom and dad mysteriously vanish, they’re despatched to reside with their Uncle Newt, an excellent inventor who engineers top-secret devices for a categorized govt supplier. It’s no longer lengthy ahead of Nick and Tesla are embarking on adventures in their own—engineering every kind of outrageous MacGyverish instruments to save lots of their dermis: 9-volt burglar alarms, electromagnets, cellular monitoring units, and extra. Readers are invited to affix within the enjoyable as every one tale comprises directions and blueprints for 5 assorted projects.

In Nick and Tesla’s High-Voltage probability Lab, we meet the characters and find out how to make every thing from rocket launchers to soda-powered autos. studying approximately technology hasn't ever been so dangerous—or lots enjoyable!

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