A Cat Named Swan

Author: Holly Hobbie

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0553537466

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 2994

Discover this beautiful pet-adoption story from Holly Hobbie, the creator of the bestselling Toot & Puddle series and one of the most treasured children’s illustrators of all time. Beloved author-illustrator Holly Hobbie presents the story of a rescue cat’s adoption, the paradise he finds, and the transformative joy he brings to his new family. Holly Hobbie’s intricate watercolors evoke the small kitten’s hardscrabble life as powerfully as they do his blissful one. This story tugs the heartstrings and is a testament to the importance of pet adoption and the powerful ways that pets connect with their people.

The Fault in Our Stars

Author: John Green

Publisher: Puffin Books

ISBN: 9780141345659

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 316

View: 1736

John Green's witty yet heart-breaking tour de force. The multi-million #1 bestseller, now a major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort. "I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, then all at once."Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning author John Green's most ambitious and heartbreaking work yet, brilliantly exploring the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.Sunday Times (Culture)'A touching, often fiercely funny novel'The Sun on Sunday (Fabulous Magazine)'So good I think it should be compulsory reading for everyone!'Daily Express'John Green brilliantly captures the voices of a young generation while instilling it with the wisdom of a life that has lived too much yet will never live enough.Rather than depressing, the book is filled with dark humour and is written with a beautiful simplicity that draws the reader in so deeply that it's not just the twist and turns but the gently bends and curves that you feel tugging at your emotions... No doubt in the end you will cry but you will also feel that you have discovered a little something about living'Daily Telegraph'The novel, written for teenagers, but proving even more popular with adults'The Metro - 2013 Best FictionThe YA crossover hit of the year. The love affair of two terminally ill teenagers could be mawkish. In fact, it's funny, clever, irreverent and life-affirming.The Guardian'A Smart Book'Grazia'So good!'Good Housekeeping'John Green may write for young adults, but his intelligent sensitive style means The Fault in Our Starsdefies categorisation... as funny as it is heartbreaking... we defy you not to fall in love with its main characters, Hazel and Augustus.'The Tablet'A humourous and poignant love story... It's terrifically funny... as well as a moving exploration of loss and grief. And no, it's so much not just for teenage cancer sufferers... it's for everyone.'Bliss'If you need inspiration when it comes to making the most of a moment, this one is for you'Mizz'Exploring the funny, thrilling and tragic business of being alive and in love, this is a life-affirming tale of two teenagers who are terminally ill. Insightful, bold, irreverent and raw, if this doesn't make you cry, it'll definitely make you think, laugh and maybe even fall in love yourself!'** A thought-provoking love story from the New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns and - with David Levithan - Will Grayson, Will Grayson.** John Green has over 2.3 million Twitter followers, and more than 2.1 million subscribers to Vlogbrothers, the YouTube channel he created with his brother, Hank. ** The Fault in Our Stars will capture a crossover audience in the same vein as Zadie Smith, David Nicholls' One Day and Before I Die by Jenny Downham. ** 'Electric . . . Filled with staccato bursts of humor and tragedy' - Jodi Picoult** 'A novel of life and death and the people caught in between, The Fault in Our Stars is John Green at his best. You laugh, you cry, and then you come back for more' - Markus Zusak, author of The Book ThiefJohn Green is an award-winning, New York Times bestselling author whose many accolades include the Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and the Edgar Award. With his brother, Hank, John is one half of the Vlogbrothers (youtube.com/vlogbrothers), one of the most popular online video projects in the world. John lives with his wife and children in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Elsevier's Integrated Review Immunology and Microbiology E-Book

with STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Author: Jeffrey K. Actor

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455727016

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 4700

Effectively merge basic science and clinical skills with Elsevier’s Integrated Review of Immunology and Microbiology, by Jeffrey K. Actor, PhD. This concise, high-yield title in the popular Integrated Review Series focuses on the core knowledge in immunology and microbiology while linking that information to related concepts from other basic science disciplines. Case-based questions at the end of each chapter enable you to gauge your mastery of the material, and a color-coded format allows you to quickly find the specific guidance you need. . This concise and user-friendly reference provides crucial guidance for the early years of medical training and USMLE preparation. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Spend more time reviewing and less time searching thanks to an extremely focused, "high-yield" presentation. Gauge your mastery of the material and build confidence with case-based and USMLE-style questions that provide effective chapter review and quick practice for your exams. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Grasp and retain vital concepts more easily thanks to a color-coded format, succinct text, key concept boxes, and dynamic illustrations that facilitate learning in a highly visual approach. Effectively review for problem-based courses with the help of text boxes that help you clearly see the clinical relevance of the material.

Toca Life Doodle Book (Toca Boca)

Author: Golden Books

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 1524770787

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

View: 9089

Boys and girls of all ages will love Toca Boca's Toca Life Doodle Book, which features hilarious full-color interiors, over 1,000 stickers, posters, reusable stickers, and play scenes! Welcome to Toca Life, where anything and everyone is welcome! Use your imagination to fill the pages of this doodle book with stylish patterns, cool designs, and oodles of creative doodles! Don't forget to be silly--and that there are NO rules in Toca Life! Doodle what you would flush down the toilet, or draw what you think Silly Burger would put on his buns! Toca Boca app players or any boys and girls ages 6 to 9 will love this book, which features full-color interiors, reusable stickers and play scenes, plus a double-sided poster! Happy doodling!

De Colores and Other Latin-American Folk Songs for Children

Author: José Luis Orozco,Elisa Kleven

Publisher: Turtleback

ISBN: 9780606167840

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 56

View: 6096

Offers a selection of traditional children's songs, chants, and rhymes from a variety of Latin American countries, with lyrics in Spanish and English translation, and music arranged for piano, voice, and guitar.

Leaf Storm

Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060906995

Category: Fiction

Page: 146

View: 7954

Translated from the Spanish by Gregory Rabassa

Our Catholic Faith

Living what We Believe

Author: Michael Pennock

Publisher: St. Francis of Assisi Books

ISBN: 9781594710223

Category: Religion

Page: 288

View: 2454

Aims to provide students with a basic knowledge about the principles, in the four pillars of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

Little Worlds

A Collection of Short Stories for the Middle School

Author: Peter Guthrie,Mary Page

Publisher: Wayside Pub

ISBN: 9781877653520

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 274

View: 6059

Suspense, humor, horror, betrayal, excitement: Little Worlds transports your students into the stuff of life that steals their attention, even that of stubborn readers. Featuring some of literature's finest authors and stories culled from the best short fiction, Little Worlds provides two short stories for each key aspect of fiction: plot, character, setting, atmosphere, point of view, irony, symbol, and theme. With an additional 16 stories, you may add or substitute stories based on your knowledge of what is best for your students. With the confidence of knowing every story was selected for accessibility and artistic merit, you'll feel comfortable using this impressive best seller geared to your students' interests and abilities.Course Preparation Instant DownloadTeacher Supplement contains questions for every storyIn a modern fiction landscape dominated by romantic witches and handsome werewolves, Little Worlds encourages you to cast your own spell without sacrificing literary quality. These timeless tales glow with the authentic enchantment of fine fiction, irresistible stories you and your students will relish reading and discussing.Little Worlds offers the magic of the perfect anthology by providing:Great authors: Including Eudora Welty, Ernest Hemingway, Willa Cather, Nathaniel Hawthorne, O. Henry, Flannery O'Connor, Edgar Allan Poe, Katherine Anne PorterVariety: With 30 terrific stories, Little Worlds provides many choices to introduce students to a variety of themes, conflicts, narrative styles, and points of viewBreadth and depth: Even a quick look at the table of contents below will convince you of the creativity and usefulness of the editor's choice of stories. The reading ease and style ranges from O. Henry's The Gift of the Magi" to Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death." The organization of classic works coupled with the study of the elements of fiction provide a solid foundation for more advanced English classes.Flexibility:

CPHIMS Review Guide, Third Edition

Preparing for Success in Healthcare Information and Management Systems

Author: Himss,

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 131534999X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 243

View: 7388

Whether you're taking the CPHIMS exam, or simply want the most current and comprehensive overview in healthcare information and management systems today - this completely revised and updated third edition has it all. But for those preparing for the CPHIMS exam, this book is an ideal study partner. The content reflects the exam content outline covering healthcare and technology environments; systems analysis, design, selection, implementation, support, maintenance, testing, evaluation, privacy and security; and administration leadership management. Candidates can challenge themselves with the sample multiple choice questions at the end of the book.

The New York Times Monday Through Friday Easy to Tough Crossword Puzzles

50 Puzzles from the Pages of The New York Times

Author: The New York Times

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312300586

Category: Games

Page: 64

View: 6945

From an easy Monday to a downright difficult Friday puzzle, this brand-new collection is sure to challenge puzzlers with each passing day. Spiral bound.

Pass the Mortgage Loan Originator Test

A Study Guide for the NMLS SAFE Exam

Author: Real Estate Institute

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780997562101

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 1478

Make no mistake, the SAFE National With UST exam is TOUGH. This study guide has helped thousands of MLOs nationwide successfully kick off their careers as state-licensed loan originators. "Pass the Mortgage Loan Originator Test: A Study Guide for the NMLS SAFE Exam" delivers critical information - covering the topics on the most recent version of the NMLS content outline (including TRID disclosures and the Qualified Mortgage/Ability to Repay rule) - in a clear and concise manner. This means that what is learned is actually retained. Most importantly, with this resource, you don't just memorize useless questions. You are thoroughly immersed in the material that you need to master in order to successfully pass the exam on your first attempt. Included practice exams help to measure how well you understand the concepts. They will give you a glimpse into the types of questions - and the difficulty - of what you'll face when you head to the testing center. Study with confidence. Authored by a team of esteemed mortgage loan originators, experienced financial writers and passionate educators, "Pass the Mortgage Loan Originator Test: A Study Guide for the NMLS SAFE Exam" provides accurate, relevant and timely information.

Schaum's Outline of Intermediate Accounting I , 2ed

Author: Baruch Englard

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071661263

Category: Study Aids

Page: 339

View: 9113

Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's Outlines. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills. This Schaum's Outline gives you Practice problems with full explanations that reinforce knowledge Coverage of the most up-to-date developments in your course field In-depth review of practices and applications Fully compatible with your classroom text, Schaum's highlights all the important facts you need to know. Use Schaum's to shorten your study time-and get your best test scores! Schaum's Outlines-Problem Solved.

ITBS Secrets Study Guide

ITBS Exam Review for the Iowa Test of Basic Skills

Author: Mometrix Media

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781609719814

Category: Education

Page: 147

View: 3121

ITBS Secrets helps you ace the Iowa Test of Basic Skills, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive ITBS Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. ITBS Secrets includes: The 4 Secret Keys to ITBS Success: Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive Mathematics review including: The Easiest Math Review You'll Ever Read, Solving for Variables, Breezing Through Word Problems, Keeping Probability Simple, Using the Right Formulas, Graphing for Success, Racing Through Ratios, Understanding Line Plotting, Mastering Difficult Problems; A comprehensive Reading review including: Determining the Relationships, Making Strategic Eliminations, Recognizing Switchback Words, Understanding Word Types, Finding the Right Opportunities, When Truth Doesn't Equal Correctness, Avoiding the Trap of Familiarity, Making Logic Work for You, Skimming Techniques to Save Time; A comprehensive Spelling, Capitalization, Usage & Expression review including: Simplicity is Bliss, Recognizing Parallelism, Understanding Grammar Type, Keys to Using Punctuation, Beware of Added Phrases, Clearing Up Word Confusion, Comparative Methods, Nonessential Sections, Maintaining the Flow, Serial Mistakes; A comprehensive Vocabulary review including: Eliminating Similarities, Mastering the Positive, Reading Between the Lines, Using Type and Topic, Leveraging Your Resources, Understanding Word Strength, Avoiding Familiarity Traps, Determining Relationships, Forming Sentences, Using Replacements; A comprehensive Social Studies & Science review including: Strategic Choice Elimination, Using Similarities for Success, Experimental Explanations, and much more...

Think Like a Lawyer Don't Act Like One

Author: Aernoud Bourdrez

Publisher: Bis Pub

ISBN: 9789063693077

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

View: 8987

This book provides strategies to solve conflicts. Co-developed by Harvard University, many lawyers, two kissing boxers, a cowboy, Mikhail Gorbatsjov.

The Skinny Grill Cookbook

Author: The Williams-Sonoma Test Kitchen

Publisher: Weldon Owen

ISBN: 9781616289348

Category: Cooking

Page: 56

View: 9633

"Inside these pages you'll find more than 20 fast, easy, and tasty recipes for the Le Creuset® Skinny Grill. Use this versatile and colorful stove-top grill pan to make starters, mains, sides, salads, desserts, and more. It's sure to become a new favorite took in you kitchen"--Page 4 of cover.