Category Archives: Children

That Mad Game: Growing Up in a Warzone: An Anthology of Essays from Around the Globe

By J.L. Powers

What's it wish to develop up in the course of struggle? To be a sufferer of violence or exiled out of your place of birth, tradition, relatives, or even your individual memories?

When America's speaking heads discuss warfare, childrens and youths are frequently the forgotten a part of the tale. but who can omit pictures of the Vietnam "baby lift," while Amer-Asian teenagers have been flown out of Vietnam to be followed by means of americans? Who can omit the horror of studying that Iranian young ones have been despatched on suicide missions to transparent landmines? Who wasn't captivated via tales of the "lost boys" of Sudan, touring millions of miles on my own throughout the desolate tract, looking protect and safeguard? From the cartel-terrorized streets of Juárez to the bombed-out towns of Bosnia to Afghanistan below the Taliban, from Nazi-occupied Holland to the middle-class American domestic of a Vietnam vet, this number of own and narrative essays explores either the common and specific reviews of youngsters and teens who got here of age in the course of a time of war.

J.L. Powers is the editor of Labor Pains and delivery tales and the writer of 2 younger grownup novels, so much lately This factor referred to as the Future, another fable set in post-apartheid South Africa. She started gathering essays on little ones and conflict during pregnancy together with her first baby and says, "The adventure was once either painful and uplifting, no longer in contrast to giving start. the main memorable point of those essays is their stark portrayal of either survival and wish in the course of great suffering."

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Pantaloon (A Golden Classic)

By Kathryn Jackson

Pantaloon is a poodle with a candy the teeth. He adores cookies and yummy pastries. So while the Baker is seeking a helper, Pantaloon applies for the job.

“Oh, no, Pantaloon!” says the Baker. “You glance to me as though you’d devour greater than you’d bake.” yet Pantaloon proves him improper during this captivating Golden vintage, brilliantly reillustrated by way of Steven Salerno.

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Buster and the Amazing Daisy

By Nancy Ogaz

Daisy White used to be no longer loopy. Clumsy probably, yet certainly now not loopy. during this fascinating event tale, Daisy, who has autism, defeats her bullies and overcomes her fears with the aid of Buster, a truly particular rabbit. All goes good till a bad destiny threatens Daisy's new buddy Cody. Will Daisy manage to assemble her braveness and specified skills to save lots of him? Buster and the fantastic Daisy isn't just a funny and fascinating tale. it's going to additionally supply its readers an perception into the hopes and goals, in addition to the fears and frustrations, of many childrens with autism.

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Fossil

By Bill Thomson

While a boy and his puppy opt for a hike, the boy journeys on a fossil, and it involves lifestyles, revealing an historical plant. The boy is so intrigued that he breaks extra fossils that come to life—a dragonfly and a pteranodon. while those prehistoric creatures collide with current fact, the boy needs to work out the way to make issues return to general. Visually advised via artwork, this "wordless tale" would definitely spark mind's eye and creativity.

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After School Reading Activities, Grade 3 (100+)

After-School examining actions specializes in construction notice abilities, vocabulary, and analyzing comprehension via actions which are stress-free in addition to academic. meant to stimulate curiosity in studying with approachable, usually hands-on routines, this booklet is a distinct device to exploit as extension, enrichment, take-home tasks, or as a part of your school room curriculum.

The age-appropriate and grade-appropriate fabrics aid nationwide examining criteria. each one task specializes in an necessary observe or studying ability, or on pertinent vocabulary. The projects will stimulate scholars' creativity whereas offering perform with very important interpreting skills.

This publication additionally includes a set of flash playing cards that current high-interest vocabulary and definitions. they're absolute to develop into an often-used a part of your software. Use them in teams or as somebody drill.

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The Dark (Bccb Blue Ribbon Picture Book Awards (Awards))

By Lemony Snicket

Laszlo is fearful of the darkish.

The darkish lives within the related residence as Laszlo. typically, notwithstanding, the darkish remains within the basement and does not come into Lazslo's room. yet one evening, it does.

This is the tale of ways Laszlo stops being petrified of the darkish.

With emotional perception and poetic financial system, award-winning skills group as much as overcome a common formative years fear.

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Beware Dangerism!

By Gever Tulley

Filenote: epub made out of retail mobi
ISBN note: No ISBN. ASIN B004K1F3K2
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If you're over 30, you possibly walked to varsity, performed at the monkeybars, realized to high-dive on the public pool. If you're more youthful, it's not likely you probably did any of these items. Has the realm turn into that rather more risky? Statistically, in no way. yet our society has created pervasive fears round letting young ones be autonomous and take dangers -- and the implications for our youngsters are severe. Gever Tulley takes on those media-inflated fears -- which he calls "dangerism" -- with marvelous facts and insights into the character of worry and risk.

About the author:
Gever Tulley is the co-founder of the Tinkering tuition, a weeklong camp the place fortunate childrens get to play with their own strength instruments

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The Seven Common Sins of Parenting An Only Child: A Guide for Parents and Families

By Carolyn White

Because the mum or dad of an in simple terms baby, are you annoyed since you locate yourself  overindulging and overcompensating? Do you deal with your baby like an grownup, overpraise, or overprotect him? have you ever anticipated perfection out of your baby but didn't make principles and enforce them regularly? when you are now not an ideal father or mother of an simply baby, you're not on my own. in line with the real-life studies of Carolyn White—editor of Only Child, mum or dad, and educator—and 1000's of interviews with merely young children and fogeys of in basic terms teenagers, The Seven universal Sins of Parenting an simply Child celebrates the exact rewards and possibilities of the single-child relatives and provides a realistic (and usually funny) advisor for overcoming the commonest error mom and dad could make while rearing an basically baby.

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Trickster's Girl: The Raven Duet Book #1

By Hilari Bell

In a high-tech, high-security international the place bioterrorism threatens to cripple the environment, magic is the very last thing on anyone’s mind.

Something undesirable is going on to the realm. timber are loss of life. melanoma is at the upward push and changing into extra competitive. while Kelsa’s father dies of the ailment, technology deals no answers.

Then, fifteen-year-old Kelsa meets the main appealing boy she’s ever obvious. yet he’s additionally very unusual. Claiming to be a mythological Raven, he is going on approximately magic, forthcoming ecological catastrophe, and his desire for Kelsa’s aid to save lots of the world.

Maybe he’s loopy. yet what if he’s telling the truth?

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