Get drawn into a novel of medical suspense that begins with these chilling questions: Who ends up with the blood samples you routinely give for tests? What else are they being used for? Why don't you know?
The book starts of by telling us about a monster who once came to Castle Rock - he was not a vampire, werewolf or ghoul but a cop named Frank Dodd with mental and sexual problems. This is in relation to the character in a previous King novel, The Dead Zone . Dodd killed himself after being discovered by the extra sensory perception of John Smith.
Being Fair with Kids: The Effects of Poor Leadership in Rule Making
Many students are penalized from maximizing their academic potential simply by being born at the wrong time of the year. Not only is there a significant decline in achievement for students born in the second half of the year but they also experience higher rates of failure which negatively impacts self-esteem and reduces future success.Meanwhile, more capable students experience unfairness because of the school’s extraordinary effort at helping their failing students. With so much focus on the weak, many strong students are held back from achieving their potential.
Vinney is short. He gets picked on, overlooked in the lunch line, and passed by for the good parts in the school play. He can’t reach the chapter books in the library and never gets passed the basketball! Vinney hates being short. That is, until he learns to Think Big! Vinney takes his new positive attitude to school and turns the downsides of being short upside down. It’s tough being little in a big world, but Vinney learns that it isn’t so bad after all.