Caucasus

Author: Piera Graffer
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Oh No George

Author: Chris Haughton
Editor: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763655465
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George finds it hard to be a good dog when there are cats to chase, flowers to dig up, and a delicious cake sitting on the kitchen table.

The Life Of St Teresa Of Jesus

Author: David Lewis
Editor: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9780483762985
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Excerpt from The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus: Of the Order of Our Lady of Carmel When the publisher entrusted me with the task of editing this volume, one Sheet was already printed and a considerable portion of the book was in type. Under his agreement with the owners of the copyright, he was bound to reproduce the text and notes, etc., originally prepared by Mr. David Lewis without any change, so that my duty was confined to reading the proofs and verifying the quotations. This translation of the Life of St. Teresa is 50 ex cellent, that it could hardly be improved. While faithfully adhering to her wording, the translator has been successful in rendering the lofty teaching in Simple and clear language, an achievement all the more remarkable as in addition to the difficulty arising from the transcendental nature of the subject matter, the involved style, and the total absence of punctuation tend to perplex the reader. N ow and then there might be some difference of Opinion as to how St. Teresa's phrases should be construed, but it is not too much to say that on the whole Mr. Lewis has been more successful than any other translator, whether English or foreign. Only in one case have I found it necessary to make some Slight alteration in the text, and I trust the owners of the Copyright will forgive me for doing so. In Chapter XXV., 4, St. Teresa, Speaking of the difference between the Divine and the imaginary locutions, says that a person com mending a matter to God with great earnestness, may think that he hears whether his prayer will be granted or not y es muy posible, and this is quite possible, but he who has ever heard a Divine locution will see at once that this assurance is something quite different. Mr. Lewis, following the old Spanish editions, trans lated: And it is most impossible, whereas both the autograph and the context demand the wording I have ventured to substitute. When Mr. Lewis undertook the translation of St. Teresa's works. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This 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.

The Edison Schools

Author: Kenneth J. Saltman
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415950466
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The story of the Edison Schools is a gripping tale of money, kids, and greed. What began in the 1980s as an enterprise to transform public schools quickly became a troubled business battling falling test scores and dismal stock prices. How did the most ambitious for-profit education company in U.S. history lose respect, money, and credibility in such a short time? Revealing how American McEducation went from glory to crisis, The Edison Schools tracks entrepreneur Christopher Whittle's plan to introduce a standardized nationwide curriculum and cut administrative waste. Education specialist Kenneth J. Saltman finds that the critics' predictions came true in Edison schools across the country: Experienced teachers left in droves, students were virtually given answers to standardized tests to drive up scores, and difficult students were "counselored" out.

Sword Art Online Calibur

Author: Reki Kawahara
Editor: Yen Press LLC
ISBN: 0316442577
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The goddess Urd is in danger, and only Kirito and his friends can save her! The evil frost giants have invaded her homeland of Jotunheim, bringing death and destruction in their wake. The linchpin of it all is the frost giant king's sword-the legendary weapon Excalibur! If Kirito's crew can make it to the end of the dungeon and pull the sword from the stone, peace will be brought to the land once more!

Fox Chick The Party

Author: Sergio Ruzzier
Editor: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452153604
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Fox and Chick don't always agree. But Fox and Chick are always friends. With sly humor and companionable warmth, Sergio Ruzzier deftly captures the adventures of these two seemingly opposite friends. The luminous watercolor images showcased in comic-book panel form will entice emerging readers, while the spare text and airiness of the images make this early chapter book accessible to a picture book audience as well.

Phileas S Fortune

Author: Agn├Ęs de Lestrade
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ISBN: 9781433807909
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In a strange land where people must buy and swallow the words they wish to speak, Phileas hopes to communicate his love to Cybele using the small vocabulary he has been able to afford.

Oxford Bookworms Library Stage 1 The Elephant Man

Author: Tim Vicary
Editor: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780194789042
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The Hidden Child Of Medjugorje

Author: Emmanuel Maillard
Editor: Children of Medjugorje Incorporated
ISBN: 9780980182200
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Throughout time, man has been in quest of security, of peace, and of happiness; however, rare are those who divine that their quest is in reality a quest for God. In her new book, The Hidden Child of Medjugorje, Sister Emmanuel brings a precious contribution to the understanding of this aspiration. As the pages are turned, this book reveals itself to be a guide. It enables us to reach an end which is none other than the Hidden Child, the Child Jesus. In the apparitions of Medjugorje, this Divine Child hides Himself so well in His Mother that at first sight, one pays Him no attention. But whoever finds the Mother, finds the Son. Thus will it be for all who read this book.