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In a much celebrated literary career that has spanned six decades, dandelion wine, screenplays and teleplays; The Illustrated Mein, including Fahrenheit 451 and Something Wicked This Way Comes; essays, The October Country, theatrical works, he has produced an astonishing body of work: unforgettable novels, and numerous other superb short story collections.
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It is here the invaders have come to despoil and commercialize, to grow and to learn -first a trickle, then a torrent, rushing from a world with no future toward a promise of tomorrow.
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The riveting stories of these two remarkable people must stand as a powerful lesson to us all. This is the story of their parallel journey through World War II. She was a young German Jew. But their lives took radically different courses: Helen’s to the Auschwitz concentration camp; Alfons to a high rank in the Hitler Youth.
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Finally, he's met a shadow child like himself. Then, one day luke sees a girl's face in the window of a house where he knows two other children already live. He's never had a birthday party, or gone to a friend's house for an overnight. In a future where the population police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke, an illegal third child, has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm in this start to the Shadow Children series from Margaret Peterson Haddix.
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Everybody is smart in different ways. She discovers that there’s a lot more to her—and to everyone—than a label, and that great minds don’t always think alike. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its life believing it is stupid. Ally has been smart enough to fool a lot of smart people.
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Now in its 4th edition, this popular text for secondary social studies methods courses integrates discussions of educational goals and the nature of history and social studies with ideas for organizing social studies curricula, units, lessons, projects, and activities. Each chapter addresses a broad question about social studies education; sub-chapters begin with narrower questions that direct attention to specific educational issues.
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How can her family prepare for the future when worldwide tsunamis are wiping out the coasts, Miranda, earthquakes are rocking the continents, and their mother retreat to the unexpected safe haven of their sunroom, and volcanic ash is blocking out the sun? As August turns dark and wintery in northeastern Pennsylvania, her two brothers, where they subsist on stockpiled food and limited water in the warmth of a wood-burning stove.
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