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Grandfather J. B.: Letters to My Grandson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoirs through poignant, witty letters by a self-taught immigrant to his professor grandson from 1959-66, first published by Little Brown and now in quality digital. Both sweet and acerbic, with plenty of subtext and wistfulness of dreams of philosophy or just college, the book compels attention for its strong characters deftly revealed by short letters--and always the correction of the grandson.
Get Your Head Around Punctuation (…and how to teach it!)
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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This new book, by leading international literacy expert Alan Peat, covers all punctuation marks in common English usage with a wealth of concrete, practical strategies for teaching five to sixteen year-olds. The book also includes Alan’s unique visual and physical reminders approach. Ideal for the busy classroom teacher.
Active Learning on the Go: Poems of Everyday Wonder Book 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Come and enjoy reading these beautiful poems that make you wonder about your surroundings. These poems provoke thoughtful reflection on everyday activities. A collection of wonderful poems for you to read and enjoy at this amazing price. Get your e-book download today and start enjoying Poems of Everyday Wonder.
Life Lessons... from the back seat of my car
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,220. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate
A collection of more than seventy stories and essays by real estate broker and author, Loren Keim, including humorous, sad, off-the-wall, wacky, bizarre, touching and inspirational stories from Keim's unique experiences in the field of real estate as well as his insights into human nature, relationships, economics, society and politics.
Miss Carrot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
"Miss Carrot was born on a sunny day in the spring..." This story is about an adventurous carrot who discovers the world until the day she meets Alice. The story will be a pleasure for the eyes with the beautiful watercolor illustrations. It is the first book in the series *The Tales of the Garden* which is going to help your kid learn about vegetables, and surely love them!
Pursuit of Prestige
Price: Free! Words: 20. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This dissertation (2002) examines Montana State University's research activity and its effects on graduate education just prior to the university's being recognized as a Tier I Research University by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The study found that prominent research faculty at MSU place a high priority on the university's educational mission.
Digital Media Skills
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 69,200. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Video production
Learn to use your computer more effectively! Take a peek into digital imaging. Try your voice at audio recording and editing. And get that video off your camera, imported to an editor and compressed. Make something great with your computer.
Science Little By Little
Price: Free! Words: 540. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry
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Everything you can hold and touch is made of matter. Matter has mass and occupies space. Air is matter even though you can not see it, light and sound are not matter. Light and sound have no mass or volume. That and more in my book.
Teach Like a Duck--Tips for New Teachers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,510. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Careers in education
A must-have survival guide for new high school teachers. Topics range from landing the job to managing the classroom, the paperwork, the students, the administration, and the parents. Tips and shortcuts that take educators years to learn are spelled out in a simple, easy to read format, without all of the educational fluff. Read customer reviews at http://teachlikeaduck.com
Sex Education in the Schools: Pros and Cons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,090. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health
Sex Education in the Schools explores the emotional issues that drive the sex education debate in the U.S. It summarizes the pros and cons; then digs into the hidden meanings and human emotions that produce the misinformation and divisiveness. Unfortunately, those issues have not changed much since the book was first written in 1986, making this second edition just as relevant in 2010.