Unlock the door to reading success with this read-aloud storybook that teaches key phonics skills including short and long vowels, vowel pairs, blends, diagraphs, and more. Each engaging story features a phonics riddle and a motivating phonics cheer to reinforce learning.
Fed up with the endless reams of chick lit on the shelves? Want a really quality book, not a celebrity-endorsed 'Essential Summer Reading' book? This is the guide for you, so read on... They're called the classics for good reason. Whether they're a work of wacky imagination, a piercing insight into social and cultural traditions at the time of writing, or simply a fantastically absorbing story, all the books featured in 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die have come about out of people's desires to communicate a story, a message or a lesson.
This exciting sequel to Marcus Pfister's best-selling Milo and the Magical Stones returns!
When Milo, the cliff mouse, and his friends discover an island inhabited by striped mice, they have to make a choice. Will Milo and the cliff mice share their treasures or will they hide them away for themselves? It's up to the reader to decide in this alternate-ending story that splits into two sections, each offering a different ending. This thought-provoking story, with the book's unique format, actively involves children in the decision-making process.
The Adventure of English The Biography of a Language
In this eight part series, Melvyn Bragg, explores the development of the English Language over the last 1500 years. The first four programs explain how this insignificant German dialect has evolved into a global language now spoken and understood by more people than any other in the world. The remaining four series visit various countries around the world to show the differences in modern English.
An elderly man reads to an elderly woman every day from a yellowed notebook that he carries around with him. He hopes that this notebook, which contains the memories of his love and life, will jog her memory, but it is not to be. Yet, he tries each day and does not give up because within its pages tells the story of Noah Taylor Calhoun, a young Southerner, and his great passion and love for Allison Nelson.
Turning Points in American History is your chance to relive the most powerful and groundbreaking moments in the fascinating story of the United States of America. These 48 lectures, delivered by masterful historian and dynamic Professor Edward T. O'Donnell of College of the Holy Cross, offer you a different perspective on the sweeping narrative of U. S. history. Spanning the arrival of the first English colonists to the chaos of the Civil War to the birth of the computer age and beyond, this course is a captivating and comprehensive tour of those particular moments in the story of America, after which the nation would never be the same again.