Who is Jane Moffat, anyway? She isn't the youngest in the family, and she isn't the oldest-she is always just Jane. How boring. So Jane decides to become a figure of mystery . . . the mysterious "Middle Moffat." But being in the middle is a lot harder than it looks. In between not rescuing stray dogs, and losing and finding best friends, Jane must secretly look after the oldest inhabitant of Cranbury . . . so he can live to be one hundred. Between brushing her hair ook after the oldest inhabitant of Cranbury . . . so he can live to be one hundred. Between brushing her hair from her eyes and holding up her stockings, she has to help the girls' basketball team win the championship. And it falls to Jane-the only person in town with enough courage-to stand up to the frightful mechanical wizard, Wallie Bangs. Jane is so busy keeping Cranbury in order that she barely has time to be plain old Jane. Sometimes the middle is the most exciting place of all. . . .… read more
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An innovative new series that encourages children to interact and engage while they learn about words and concepts. "Turn and Lear...n" are an innovative new series of fun board books to engage and entertain little minds as they learn about first words and concepts. Each page includes bright and lively photography and simple labels to clearly present first words and concepts. There is also a turn and learn wheel and a cut-through hole, encouraging children to turn the wheel to find the correct object to fit in the cut-through hole. This innovative and engaging design will encourage children to learn through interaction. The "Turn and Learn" books feature "Words, Animals, Colors "and" Shapes." read more
Yemen offers complete coverage of this fascinating country, including sections on history, geography, wildlife, infrastructure and... government, and culture. It also includes a detailed fact file, maps and charts, and a traceable flag. read more
Emily Bronte's romantic masterpiece established the quintessentially dark, brooding antihero in the form of the character Heathcli...ffe when first published. Heavily influenced by the poet Lord Byron, the beautiful flow of her words is matched by Rick Geary's art in this comics adaptation. Fan favorite and award-winning artist and writer Rick Geary's work was seen in Papercutz' CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED #1 "Great Expectations." read more
The second, thrilling adventure in the Fever Crumb trilogy from the brilliant and award-winning Philip Reeve. NARRATOR: Jenny Agut...terFORMAT: 7 CDs, Unabridged Two years ago, Fever Crumb escaped the war-torn city of London in a traveling the read more
Meet the Moffats. There is Sylvie, the oldest, the cleverest, and-most days at least-the responsible one; Joey, who though only tw...elve is the man of the house...sometimes; Janey, who has a terrific upside-down way of looking at the world; and Rufus, who may be the littlest but always gets in the biggest trouble.Even the most ordinary Moffat day is packed with extraordinary fun. Only a Moffat could get locked in a bread box all afternoon, or dance with a dog in front of the whole town, or hitch a ride on a boxcar during kindergarten recess. And only a Moffat could turn mistakes and mischief into hilarious one-of-a-kind adventure.Eleanor Estes's beloved Moffats stories are being published in new editions as Odyssey/Harcourt Young Classics. The original interior illustrations have been retained, but handsome new cover art by Tricia Tusa gives the books a fresh, timeless appeal for today's readers. read more
The adventures of the Moffat children living in Cranbury, Connecticut in the early twentieth century as they create a museum, part...icipate in their sister's wedding, and try to buy a trolley car. read more
Meet the Moffats. There is Sylvie, the oldest, the cleverest, and-most days at least-the responsible one; Joey, who though only tw...elve is the man of the house...sometimes; Janey, who has a terrific upside-down way of looking at the world; and Rufus, who may be the littlest but always gets in the biggest trouble.Even the most ordinary Moffat day is packed with extraordinary fun. Only a Moffat could get locked in a bread box all afternoon, or dance with a dog in front of the whole town, or hitch a ride on a boxcar during kindergarten recess. And only a Moffat could turn mistakes and mischief into hilarious one-of-a-kind adventure. read more
Excerpt from The MoffatsNo, though She, Mary Smith, be left at home desolate and heart-broken, she would never, never stand betwee...n Robert Moffat and his purpose. She would acquire a purpose for endurance to match his for action. He must go and she must stay - and God help them both! With a sob catching her breath, she knelt and asked God to make them able to drink the cup he had placed in their trembling hands. And then, tired out with the heart-searching experiences of the day, she fell asleep.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more
Meet the Barkers: Morgan and Moffat Go to School
The adventures of Extraordinary Ernie and Marvelous Maud continue but who or what is making the usually cheerful and dependable Ma...ud so grumpy? And why are she and Ernie arguing all the time? It seems to Ernie that being his sidekick just isn t important to Maud anymore. Then Valiant Vera says that if the two trainee superheroes can t work together, they will be thrown out of the Superheroes Society. Ernie and Maud must learn the value of teamwork (and how to get a sheep out of a tree) before it?'s too late. Ernie and Maud are back for another hilarious and fast-paced book full of the same sort of delightful characters and hilarious story that entertained readers in Extraordinary Ernie and Marvelous Maud. read more
Sixty-four paintings trace the torturous journey of slaves from Africa to the Americas, from their capture at gunpoint to conditio...ns below deck, and depict the cruelty they suffered, including the separation of families read more
To examine major historical periods and events, focusing on the defining political, social, and cultural trends of those periods. ...Authors should use primary source quotes (diaries, letters, speeches, news reports of the time, etc.) when available and secondary source quotes (historians, etc.) as needed to illustrate and support main ideas. read more
Justin (the "brain"), Nick (the "jock"), Scott (the "goof"), Jessica (the "princess"), Carly (the "rebel"), and Echo (the "weird g...irl"), have just been chosen to work on a HUGE school project. together. Needless to say, none of them-except for the incurably cheerful Echo-are too thrilled about it. After all, they have nothing in common with one another. Or do they? Over the course of their time together, they find themselves faced with issues to deal with, goals to pursue, and obstacles to overcome: Justin struggles to win the affection of Jessica, who has a crush of her own in the form of Kellen, the cute new boy at school; Nick fights to improve his grades in order to keep his spot on the wrestling team; Scott works hard to hone his comedic skills; Carly attempts to show the world "who's boss"; and Echo simply wishes to be understood by her classmates. And as they undergo the trials and tribulations of adolescence-ranging from hilarious, to humiliating, to heartbreaking-they discover the many things they have in common with one another and learn that they're not so different after all. read more
Hardcover, Natl Book Network, 2001, ISBN13 9781930775015, ISBN10 1930775016
Noah Thorpe is spending the school term in+George River, in Quebec's Far North, where his dad is an English teacher in the Inuit c...ommunity. Noah's not too keen about living in the middle of nowhere, but getting away from Montreal has one big advantage: he gets a break from the bully at his old school. But Noah learns that problems have a way of following you-no matter how far you travel. To the Inuit kids, Noah is a qallunaaq-a southerner, someone ignorant of the customs of the North. Noah thinks the Inuit have a strange way of looking at the world, plus they eat raw meat and seal blubber. Most have never left George River-a town that doesn't even have its own doctor, let alone a McDonald's.+But Noah's views change when he goes winter camping and realizes he will have to learn a few lessons from his Inuit buddies if he wants to make it home. read more
A fun (and TRUE) children's story of the trials and tribulations of the Zinda family of 15 (13 kids ) and how they deal with sleep...ing quarters. Very colorful illustrations take the child on a journey of what life is like living and functioning with 13 brothers and sisters. Look for the other adventures of the Zinda Family coming soon read more
The Comprehension Skills Series teaches students to become stronger, efficient readers by developing ten important, specific readi...ng comprehension skills. read more
"Heroes of the Middle Ages" offers a great way to introduce elementary to junior high aged children to that time period. Even thos...e who find history boring will enjoy sharing this little find with young historians. Much of the history learned in school is read more