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A light-hearted, illustrated look at Bible stories that feature such things as boils, John eating locusts, and bones coming to life, plus ideas for how to apply the lessons learned to one's own life.
No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snowy Day. Universal in its appeal, the story has become a favorite of millions, as it reveals a child's wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever.
The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day.
Sixteen-year-old Adrienne Lewis is in charge of eight-year-old Emma Warner, the youngest member of the snooty Warner family. Emma is an evil genius who has gotten all five previous nannies fired -- and she's the good news. Because then there's Emma's half brother, Graydon, who goes to college -- yet always seems to be lurking around waiting to hit on Adrienne. But worst of all is Emma's beautiful seventeen-year-old half sister, Cameron, whose reputation as a wild girl, a liar, and a user is known to everyone ...everyone, that is, except Adrienne.
Charities at Work is an introduction to the work of charities in the world today. Each book concentrates on a different area of need. Each book starts with a simple explanation of what a charity is, then goes on to present a particular problem and shows how one or more charities work to solve that problem. The main text, illustrated with photographs, is aimed squarely at Key Stage I, while boxed text offers further information for more able readers. The books address both UK-based issues and international needs. Endmatter includes useful addresses, and information on how you can get involved.
Exploring how we define a village, who lives there, village and communities, village jobs, village schools, shopping and entertainment, this title considers how villages might change in the future. Meet some of the people who live in the UK's many villages through intriguing case studies. Find out what jobs they do and why they chose to live in a village. area and conducting a survey. There are also ideas at the back suggesting how you can find can find out more about villages.
Looking at all aspects of daily life such as home life, school and leisure time in the city of Okazaki and the village of Narai, the differences between the two communities are exposed. There is almanac-type material about Japan in general.
It's 2035, when children are seen as more important than adults, and the Oldies, like Gandy--Tom's grandfather--are sent to Memory Theme Parks. But Gandy escapes into the world outside their walled city, and Tom has no choice but to follow. And the more Tom learns about the wilderness, the more he wonders: Is the wall meant to keep the Outsiders out, as he's been taught in school--or the Insiders in?
Representing the top ten cities of the world, this book is part of a series which depicts the greatest examples of geographic features, placing them all in a world context.;In almost every country on Earth, people are drawn to live in great cities. Over the years, many of these cities have grown to tremendous size. In this book the reader is shown where these cities are and why they grew and continue to grow. It is a view on the people from each city and how they live.
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