Horrible Histories Special Rowdy Revolutions

Author: Terry Deary
Editor: Scholastic UK
ISBN: 1407137182
Size: 16,31 MB
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OK - we know that history is horrible. But it's never nastier than in a rowdy revolution, when the perilous people rise up against their rotten rulers! This book gives you the bone-chilling facts behind some of the bloodiest revolutions ever, from France and Russia to China and India.

Hard Nuts Of History

Author: Tracey Turner
Editor: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408195909
Size: 13,40 MB
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Read all about history's hardest hard nuts. Who were the most famous (and not-so-famous) ruthless, brave, fearless and intrepid men and women of all time? Could you fight in the greatest battle ever, or wow the whole world with your brain power? Each spread reveals a different historical character and readers can learn all about what made each person a hard nut. Spreads also include special features such as quizzes, hard nut ratings, and coverage of amazing and important historical events.

Growing And Knowing A Selection Guide For Children S Literature

Author: Mary Trim
Editor: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3598440073
Size: 20,30 MB
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The primary function of this book is to serve as a guide to the selection of books for children, recognizing the vast range of books published and the individual rates of reading and social development of different children.

English Skills In Non Fiction

Author: Geoff Reilly
Editor: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 9780748769520
Size: 13,21 MB
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Covering all the Framework objectives using a clearly structured and rigorous approach, Nelson Thornes Framework English offers an attractive and dynamic route through the demands of the Framework for Teaching English, Years 7-9, laying particular emphasis on the basic skills of English in order to raise standards in writing. Covering fiction and non-fiction, using the popular twin-track approach, each student text provides 18 units of themed stimulus texts plus differentiated activities at word, sentence and text levels. This book provides preparation for SATs in Year 9; prepares students for Key Stage 4 by raising standards of achievement; and supports other subjects across the curriculum in raising levels of literacy.

Democracy B 1984

Author: Robert Leon
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595002676
Size: 16,25 MB
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Democracy? The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment. There are three juridical attributes that inseparably belong to the citizen by right. These are: 1. Constitutional freedom, as the right of every citizen to have to obey no other law than that to which he has given his consent or approval. 2. Civil equality, as the right of the citizen to recognize no one as superior among the people in relation to himself...; and 3. Political independence, as the right to owe his existence and continuance in society not to the arbitrary will of another, but to his own rights and powers as a member of the commonwealth. —Science of the Right, 1797 Born and raised in Waterbury, Connecticut, Robert Leon has traveled extensively in Mexico, Cuba, and Europe and has had jobs ranging from window decorating, sign painting, and mural painting to writing and sales. During World War II, he served in the Maritime Service and the U.S. Army. Currently living in California, he is married and the father of two. Democracy (b. 1984) is Mr. Leon's second novel.

Something About The Author

Author: Lisa Kumar
Editor: Gale / Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780787687953
Size: 20,13 MB
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An easy-to-use source for librarians, students and other researchers, each volume of this series provides illustrated biographical articles on approximately 70 children's authors and artists. The series covers more than 10,000 individuals, ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries cover: personal life, career, writings and works in progress, adaptations, additional sources and photographs. Also availa is a cumulative author index, published in odd-numbered volumes.