Archive for March 1, 2013

Character education and Theatre for teachers.

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Theatre for Young Audiences edited by Coleman A. Jennings.

This book is a collection of new and overlooked scripts that represent the best of modern playwriting for children. From works adapted from classic children´s stories to original contemporary scripts, each play inspires the imagination as it entertains.

cqCharacter Quotations by Tom Lickona & Matt Davidson.

Activities that build character and community: 180 reproducible quotes of the day. 36 virtues – one for each week of the school year, reflection questions and action assignments.

March 1, 2013 at 1:08 pm Leave a comment

Learn about Grammar and Punctuation the fun way!

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Grammar: the Bill of Writes by Basher.

Meet Noun, the superstar who thinks it all revolves around him, Check out detective Adverb, who loves interrogating Verb for extra information. And shake hands with small but mighty Conjunctions, the unsung heroes who bring everyone together!

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Punctuation: the Write Stuff! by Basher.

Meet Exclamation Point, a loud-mouthed guy who loves to bark out orders. Tip your hat to the heavy-duty Comma Cops, who keep the fast lane clear for Sentence´s main idea. And say hello to awe-inspiring Hyphen, who conjures up brand-new expressions with the flick of a pen.

Play and learn more about these book in Basher Books page.

March 1, 2013 at 1:02 pm 1 comment

Suddenly Supernatural & Grave Stories, 4 new more titles!

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Suddenly Supernatural: Crossing Over by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel.

One year older and a whole lot wiser, medium-in-training Kat Roberts finally seems comfortable healing the living dead. But when her free-spirited mother (aka professional medium) volunteers to chaperone her eight-grade class trip to Old Montreal, Kat´s problems become dead serious.

From dealing with French-Canadian ghosts to trying to win the heart of her secret crush, Kat is in for beaucoup drama as she shows her school spirit.

Watche the author talking about this series:

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Suddenly Supernatural: Unhappy Medium by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel.

Do ghosts go on spring break?

In the third Suddenly Supernatural adventure, spirit-seeing Kat has mostly overcome her fears of communicating with living-dead souls. But when faced with the challenges of helping a dead medium make her way back into the light, things get a little darker.

From battling off deadly black clouds o fighting with her very own best friend, Kat weeklong sty at the haunted Mountain House is no average spring break.

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Grandpa´s Monster Movies by Annette and Gina Cascone.

C. T. and his cousin Lea are staying at their grandparents ‘old farmhouse. It´s grandpa´s seventieth birthday, and everyone´s celebrating with a big family reunion. All the weird relatives are here, and all they seem to want to talk about are “the good old days.”

C. T. and Lea think “the good old days” are pretty boring-until they find some home movies hidden away in the attic- movies from when their grandfather was jus ta boy.

The home movies give them a piece of family history that the relatives never talk about. It seems that horses, cows, pigs, and chickens aren’t the only creatures Grandpa´s been taking care of on the farm, C. T. and Lea discover a monster among them. And this creature is dying to eat a lot more than a birthday cake.

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The Witching Game by Annette and Gina Cascone.

Play at you own risk! “Bloody Mary.” It was just a silly wishing game-one that Lindsey and her friends had played a hundred times before, in front of a dozen different mirrors. The game never worked. It wasn´t supposed to. But when Lindsey and her friends play if in front of a strange antique mirror, the game quickly turns into a nightmare! One boy one their wishes start coming true, with horrifying results.

Something evil is lurking behind the looking glass…and Lindsey and her friends learn too much late that wishes don´t come free-and that Bloody Mary is definitely not just a game.

March 1, 2013 at 12:50 pm Leave a comment

Judy Moody and the Bad Luck Charm by Megan McDonald.

judyJudy Moody and the Bad Luck Charm by Megan McDonald.

She, Judy Moody, is on a lucky streak, thanks on her lucky penny. Or is she?

Ever since Grandma Lou gave her that squished penny, Judy can´t stop winning-at bowling, at spelling, at everything! For sure and absolute positive, she´ll ride that wave of good fortune all the way to the nation´s capital. Watch out D. C. Here comes Judy Moody, the luckiest kid ever!

Luckiest, that is, until her lucky penny has an unlucky accident. Suddenly it´s good bye, Lucky Duck! Hello, C-A-L-A-M-I-T-Y!

Visit the website of Judy Moody and find a lot of nice surprises!!

 

March 1, 2013 at 12:27 pm Leave a comment


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