Archive for March 12, 2013

The Paintball Question and Answer Book by Paul Love.

painThe paintball question and answer book by Paul Love.

If you´re a parent or someone just getting interested in paintball and you want to know more about it, take a look inside this book and browse through the questions and answers for a more detailed look at the sport.

March 12, 2013 at 1:57 pm Leave a comment

Galápagos Islands by Julian Smith and Jean Brown.


Galápagos Islands by Julian Smith and Jean Brown.

Moon Spotlight offers focused travel information and the unique perspective of travel writers Smith and Brown. In this easy-to-carry guide, you´ll find sightseeing highlights, handy maps, and recreation, restaurant, and accommodation recommendations.

March 12, 2013 at 1:56 pm Leave a comment

If You Lived Here: Houses of the World by Giles Laroche.


If you lived here: houses of the world by Giles Laroche.

Step into homes from around the world and discover the many fascinating ways people lived and still lives today. Uncover the reason why each home was constructed the way that it was –from houses built on maze-like streets (to confuse invaders) to homes built on wheels (to be able to travel in your home at any time!).

March 12, 2013 at 1:54 pm Leave a comment

A Wrinkle in Time: the Graphic Novel adapted by Hope Larson.


A Wrinkle in Time: the Graphic Novel adapted by Hope Larson.

Late one night, three otherworldly creature appear and sweep Meg Murry, her brother Charles Wallace, and their friend Calvin O´Keefe away on a mission to save Mr. Murry, who has gone missing while doing top-secret work for the government. They travel via tesseract-a wrinkle that transports one across pace and time-to the planet Camazotz, where Mr. Murry is being held captive.  There they discover a dark force that threatens not only Mr. Murry but the safety of the whole universe.

March 12, 2013 at 1:51 pm Leave a comment

Zombies and non fiction.


Zombie makers by Rebecca L. Johnson.

Are there… things… that can take over the bodies and brains of innocent creatures?

Turn them into senseless slaves?

Force them to create new zombies so the zombie makers can spread? Absolutely. And they´re are closer than you think.


Zombies and force and motion by Mark Weakland.

What happens when you mix zombies, werewolves, and aliens with the science of motion, matter, and energy? You get some of the wackiest science book you´ve ever read! Join Bigfoot on an exploration of adaptation, Check ut what ghosts can teach you about atoms. Dive into the science of animal and plant cells with vampires. The entire Monster Science series shows you what happens when the world of science collides with your favorite monsters.

March 12, 2013 at 1:49 pm Leave a comment

Patience, Princess Catherine by Carolyn Meyer.


Patience, Princess Catherine by Carolyn Meyer.

Catherine of Aragon grew up expecting she would one day become the queen of England-not a dejected teenage widow. But that is exactly what happens when fragile Prince Arthur, to whom she has been betrothed since the age of three, dies only months after their wedding. Her power now obsolete, Catherine is exiled to a dank castle in a remote part of the country. She is stranded there for years with little money and no control over her own fate.



There is one ray of light in Catherine´s lonely life-her friendship with handsome Prince Henry, her deceased husband´s younger brother. A marriage to Henry could elevate Catherine from her precarious position and give her the crown that she was once promised. But will Henry take the risk of making the destitute princess his queen? Only time will tell.

March 12, 2013 at 1:45 pm Leave a comment

Common Core Literacy Lesson Plans edited by Lauren Davis.


Common Core Literacy Lesson Plans edited by Lauren Davis.

This easy-to-use book provides model lesson plans for teaching the Common Core State Standards in reading, writing, speaking/listening, and language.  Each lesson plan is ready to go and includes reproducible handouts, assessments, additional resources, and ideas for modifying the lesson for struggling and advanced learners.

5 things every teacher should know about CCL:

March 12, 2013 at 1:34 pm Leave a comment

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