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Young Eliot: From St. Louis to the Waste Land
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Young Eliot: From St. Louis to the Waste Land

On the fiftieth anniversary of the death of T. S. Eliot, the award-winning biographer Robert Crawford presents us with the first volume of a comprehensive account of this poetic genius. Young Eliot traces the life of the twentieth century's most important poet from his childhood in St. Louis to the publication of his revolutionary poem The Waste Land.
 
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Myself and Some Other Being: Wordsworth and the Life Writing
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Myself and Some Other Being: Wordsworth and the Life Writing

As a young writer with neither profession nor money, William Wordsworth committed himself to a career as a poet, embracing what he believed was his destiny. But even the "giant Wordsworth," as his friend and collaborator Samuel Taylor Coleridge called him, had his doubts. In Myself and Some Other Being, Daniel Robinson presents a young Wordsworth, as ambitious and insecure as any writer starting out, who was trying to prove to himself that he could become the great poet he desired to be and that Coleridge, equally brilliant and insecure, believed he already was.
 
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The Fitness Fun Busy Book: 365 Creative Games & Activities to Keep Your Child Moving and Learning
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The Fitness Fun Busy Book: 365 Creative Games & Activities to Keep Your Child Moving and LearningThe Fitness Fun Busy Book: 365 Creative Games & Activities to Keep Your Child Moving and Learning

The Fitness Fun Busy Book (previously titled The Wiggle & Giggle Busy Book) contains 365 creative, lively games and activities to keep toddlers and preschoolers busy and active. It provides great alternatives to watching television, playing video games, or doing other sedentary activities. This book will get your young child up and moving for hours!
 
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Get on Stage
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Get on StageGet on Stage

 21 stetches and plays for young learners and teens
 
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Reading for Learning: Cognitive approaches to children's literature
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Reading for Learning: Cognitive approaches to children's literature

How does reading fiction affect young people? How can they transfer fictional experience into real life? Why do they care about fictional characters? How does fiction enhance young people's sense of self-hood? Supported by cognitive psychology and brain research, this ground-breaking book is the first study of young readers' cognitive and emotional engagement with fiction.
 
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The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change
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The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change

Kids everywhere are deciding they can’t wait to become adults to change the world. They’re acting right now to fight hunger and poverty, promote health and human rights, save the environment, and work for peace. Their stories prove that young people can make a difference on a global scale.
 
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Private Vegas
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Private Vegas

Las Vegas is a city of contradictions: seedy and glamorous, secretive and wild, Vegas attracts people of all kinds--especially those with a secret to hide, or a life to leave behind. It's the perfect location for Lester Olsen's lucrative business. He gets to treat gorgeous, young women to five-star restaurants, splashy shows, and limo rides--and then he teaches them how to kill.

 
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