The Bird Eater

The Bird Eater Author Ania Ahlborn
ISBN-10 1477817603
Release 2014
Pages 267
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Twenty years ago, the mysterious death of his aunt left Aaron Holbrook orphaned and alone. He abandoned his rural Arkansas hometown vowing never to return, until his seven-year-old son died in an accident, plunging Aaron into a nightmare of addiction and grief. Desperate to reclaim a piece of himself, he returns to the hills of his childhood, to Holbrook House, where he hopes to find peace among the memories of his youth. But solace doesn't come easy and Aaron's arrival stirs a hornet's nest, both among his former friends in the town and in the supernatural force in the house, which has trained its wicked gaze on Aaron's fragile, damaged psyche.



The Tarantula Scientist

The Tarantula Scientist Author Sy Montgomery
ISBN-10 0547530056
Release 2007-10-01
Pages 80
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A Sibert Honor Book An ALA Notable Book A John Burroughs Nature Book for Young Readers A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year A 2005 Outstanding Science Trade Book for K–12 A Kirkus Reviews Editor’s Choice List * “Superb color photos abound in this spectacular series addition. . . . This is a vivid look at an enthusiastic scientist energetically and happily at work. . . . A treat, even for arachnophobes.”—School Library Journal, starred review



Brother

Brother Author Ania Ahlborn
ISBN-10 9781476783789
Release 2015-09-29
Pages 336
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From the bestselling horror author of Within These Walls and The Bird Eater comes a brand-new novel of terror that follows a teenager determined to break from his family’s unconventional—and deeply disturbing—traditions. Deep in the heart of Appalachia stands a crooked farmhouse miles from any road. The Morrows keep to themselves, and it’s served them well so far. When girls go missing off the side of the highway, the cops don’t knock on their door. Which is a good thing, seeing as to what’s buried in the Morrows’ backyard. But nineteen-year-old Michael Morrow isn’t like the rest of his family. He doesn’t take pleasure in the screams that echo through the trees. Michael pines for normalcy, and he’s sure that someday he’ll see the world beyond West Virginia. When he meets Alice, a pretty girl working at a record shop in the small nearby town of Dahlia, he’s immediately smitten. For a moment, he nearly forgets about the monster he’s become. But his brother, Rebel, is all too eager to remind Michael of his place…



The Painted Bird

The Painted Bird Author Jerzy Kosinski
ISBN-10 080219575X
Release 2007-12-01
Pages 234
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Originally published in 1965, The Painted Bird established Jerzy Kosinski as a major literary figure. Kosinski's story follows a dark-haired, olive-skinned boy, abandoned by his parents during World War II, as he wanders alone from one village to another, sometimes hounded and tortured, only rarely sheltered and cared for. Through the juxtaposition of adolescence and the most brutal of adult experiences, Kosinski sums up a Bosch-like world of harrowing excess where senseless violence and untempered hatred are the norm. Through sparse prose and vivid imagery, Kosinski's novel is a story of mythic proportion, even more relevant to today's society than it was upon its original publication.



Children as Citizens

Children as Citizens Author Pauline Harris
ISBN-10 9781134685110
Release 2013-12-17
Pages 168
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This book discusses how consultations with young children could signal a change of thinking about how children might influence policy and shape the development of a child-friendly state. While the consultations in this study were germane to political decisions, they took place as multi-modal dialogue with children in their educational settings. Framed by Australia’s national early years learning framework which focuses on children’s belonging and identity, the consultations saw unique partnerships formed among children, educators, families and policy officers, providing ways in which children’s voices may be engaged in educational spaces throughout the world. Using a qualitative case study approach, these consultations were documented through observations, interviews, artefact collection and document analyses, allowing the authors to construct a framework for engaging children as citizens that is transferable to a variety of settings. Chapters provide: • an insight into the various aspects involved in children’s consultations from conceptualizing and planning consultations with young children, to implementation and documentation, through to the uptake and consequence of children’s messages; • factors that contribute to the effectiveness of consultations, challenges that arise, and areas for improvement when engaging with children’s voices; • implications for children’s participation as valued citizens and a framework for considering young children’s voices in decision-making processes. This book offers fresh ideas for working with young children in the decision making process and will appeal to early childhood researchers, educators, policymakers and practitioners across various sectors, agencies and disciplines.



Know It All Grades 9 12 Reading

Know It All  Grades 9 12 Reading Author Princeton Review
ISBN-10 9780375763748
Release 2004
Pages 218
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We Get Results We know what it takes to succeed in the classroom and on tests. This book includes strategies that are proven to improve student performance. We provide • content review, detailed lessons, and practice exercises modeled on the skills tested by standardized tests • proven test-taking skills and techniques such as how to determine the main idea of a passage and write answers to open-response questions



Summer and Bird

Summer and Bird Author Katherine Catmull
ISBN-10 9781101591598
Release 2012-10-02
Pages 352
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An enchanting--and twisted--tale of two sisters' quest to find their parents When their parents disappear in the middle of the night, young sisters Summer and Bird set off on a quest to find them. A cryptic picture message from their mother leads them to a familiar gate in the woods, but comfortable sights quickly give way to a new world entirely--Down--one inhabited by talking birds and the evil Puppeteer queen. Summer and Bird are quickly separated, and their divided hearts lead them each in a very different direction in the quest to find their parents, vanquish the Puppeteer, lead the birds back to their Green Home, and discover the identity of the true bird queen. With breathtaking language and deliciously inventive details, Katherine Catmull has created a world unlike any other, skillfully blurring the lines between magic and reality and bringing to life a completely authentic cast of characters and creatures.



Within These Walls

Within These Walls Author Ania Ahlborn
ISBN-10 9781476783741
Release 2015-04-21
Pages 464
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From indie horror author and bestselling sensation Ania Ahlborn, this brand-new supernatural thriller questions: how far would you go for success, and what would you be capable of if the promise of forever was real? With his marriage on the rocks and his life in shambles, washed up crime writer Lucas Graham is desperate for a comeback. So when he's promised exclusive access to notorious cult leader and death row inmate Jeffrey Halcomb, the opportunity is too good to pass up. Lucas leaves New York for the scene of the crime—a split-level farmhouse on the gray-sanded beach of Washington State—a house whose foundation is steeped in the blood of Halcomb's diviners; runaways who, thirty years prior, were drawn to his message of family, unity, and unconditional love. Lucas wants to tell the real story of Halcomb's faithful departed, but when Halcomb goes back on his promise of granting Lucas exclusive information on the case, he's left to put the story together on his own. Except he is not alone. For Jeffrey Halcomb promised his devout eternal life…and within these walls, they're far from dead.



The Tarantula Keeper s Guide

The Tarantula Keeper s Guide Author Stanley A. Schultz
ISBN-10 0764138855
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 376
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(back cover) Authors Stanley and Marguerite Schultz tell exotic pet hobbyists and life science students everything they need to know about keeping a tarantula in captivity. They present detailed information on the natural history and biology of these fascinating creatures, supplementing their text with a wealth of photos and illustrations. The detailed chapter on the care of tarantulas has been revised and updated, making it more comprehensive than ever. Since this book's initial publication, hobbyists have come to consider The Tarantula Keeper's Guide the "Bible of Arachnoculture."



Animal Records

Animal Records Author Mark Carwardine
ISBN-10 1402756232
Release 2008
Pages 256
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Provides information about the animal winners of such records as tallest, most dangerous, longest living, and fastest runner, in a guide divided into such categories as mammals, birds, and invertebrates.



Ways of Nature

Ways of Nature Author John Burroughs
ISBN-10 9781434497932
Release 2008-02-01
Pages 316
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John Burroughs (1837-1921) was an American naturalist and essayist important in the U.S. conservation movement. Burroughs was the most important practitioner after Thoreau of the nature essay. He became the Grand Old Man of Nature.



The Devil Crept In

The Devil Crept In Author Ania Ahlborn
ISBN-10 9781476783802
Release 2017-02-07
Pages 384
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An unforgettable horror novel from bestselling sensation Ania Ahlborn—hailed as a writer of “some of the most promising horror I’ve encountered in years” (New York Times bestselling author Seanan McGuire)—in which a small-town boy investigates the mysterious disappearance of his cousin and uncovers a terrifying secret kept hidden for years. Young Jude Brighton has been missing for three days, and while the search for him is in full swing in the small town of Deer Valley, Oregon, the locals are starting to lose hope. They’re well aware that the first forty-eight hours are critical and after that, the odds usually point to a worst-case scenario. And despite Stevie Clark’s youth, he knows that, too; he’s seen the cop shows. He knows what each ticking moment may mean for Jude, his cousin and best friend. That, and there was that boy, Max Larsen...the one from years ago, found dead after also disappearing under mysterious circumstances. And then there were the animals: pets gone missing out of yards. For years, the residents of Deer Valley have murmured about these unsolved crimes…and that a killer may still be lurking around their quiet town. Now, fear is reborn—and for Stevie, who is determined to find out what really happened to Jude, the awful truth may be too horrifying to imagine.



The Writings of John Burroughs

The Writings of John Burroughs Author John Burroughs
ISBN-10 PRNC:32101068772621
Release 1905
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The Writings of John Burroughs has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Writings of John Burroughs also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Writings of John Burroughs book for free.



Scholastic Book of World Records 2012

Scholastic Book of World Records 2012 Author Jenifer Corr Morse
ISBN-10 9780545331494
Release 2011-11-01
Pages 304
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A reference guide includes records in the realms of popular culture, sports, science, nature, and technology, and includes a section of United States records.



Scholastic Book of World Records 2011

Scholastic Book of World Records 2011 Author Bruce Glassman
ISBN-10 9780545237482
Release 2010
Pages 304
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A reference guide includes records in the realms of politics, sports, the environment, nature, space, and popular culture, and includes a section of United States records.



Wildlife of the World

Wildlife of the World Author DK
ISBN-10 9780241247143
Release 2015-10-01
Pages 400
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Wildlife of the World is a spectacular celebration of global wildlife bringing you face to face with the most fascinating animals on Earth. Journey through some of the most scenic and rich animal habitats, from the Amazon rainforest to the Himalayas, the Sahara to the South Pole, and get closer than you ever imagined to the animals that live there discovering how these fascinating creatures feed, interact, mate, play and survive. Wildlife of the World is your chance to see the world's most fascinating wildlife like never before.



The Shuddering

The Shuddering Author Ania Ahlborn
ISBN-10 1611099676
Release 2013-06-18
Pages 283
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A group of friends vacationing at a remote Colorado cabin find themselves stranded by a blizzard and stalked by cannibalistic monsters.