This is a nonfiction, personalized story of a daughter’s journey starting with her family and childhood in a rural town in Southeast Asia in the throes of World War II. It describes her parents’ determination and struggles to send their children to college and ends with her caregiving experiences and insights that baby boomers and caregivers of their loved ones could benefit from.
Africa, the Americas, Antarctica, Asia, Australia together with Oceania, and Europe are considered to be Continents.
The term continent is used to differentiate between the various large areas of the earth into which the land surface is divided.
The book contains outstanding maps that help children learn the continents and oceans of the world.
The first bomb cracked the Hilton like an egg; the second gutted the lobby of the Marriott; and the third peeled the front off the Grand Hyatt. Three massive explosions, all at American hotels in the heart of the city, and all within a few horrifying seconds. Hundreds are dead and thousands are injured. Singapore is bleeding.
Elephants are the largest animal that lives on land. They are HUGE! A male elephant can stand 12 feet (3.75 metres) tall at the shoulders. It can weigh up to 26,000 pounds (12,000 kg). That means one elephant can weigh as much as 13 small trucks! Elephants have four very strong legs. Their legs are like posts.
Find out more about these huge animals in this 15-minute book!
Why is it that the island of Bali is home to Asian birds such as the weaver bird, and the neighboring island of Lombok, just 24 kilometers away across a narrow strait, echoes to the screams of Australian cockatoos?
This extraordinary biological boundary is known today as The Wallace Line, a near-magical boundary that has deeply changed the way we view the world.
Heart Talk is a study of the emotional range of the Thai language through the word ‘jai’ or heart in English. It provides a comprehensive list of 900 jai phrases, neatly organized for different situations.
The book comes with phonetic and pronunciation guides, and a sign language bonus for selected jai phrases. Explanation for each jai phrase includes illustrative examples.
This synthesis draws lessons from various independent evaluations and self-evaluations (project/program completion reports) of successful primary and secondary education programs and projects funded by the Asian Development Bank.
The influence of Western popular culture and the many foreign businessmen and tourists in Japan means that the English language has now become very common. Try as they might, though, they don't always get it quite right. This book is a collection of these failed attempts of the Japanese to get their heads around the complexities of English.