The Last Book In The Universe

Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the The Last Book In The Universe, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of country. Therefore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book. If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will benefit by having full access to all books. Click and join the free full access now.

The Last Book in the Universe

The Last Book in the Universe [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author:
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
File Size: 611 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 4002903

GET BOOK

The Last Book in the Universe by Book Resume:

This fast-paced action novel is set in a future where the world has been almost destroyed. Like the award-winning novel Freak the Mighty, this is Philbrick at his very best.It's the story of an epileptic teenager nicknamed Spaz, who begins the heroic fight to bring human intelligence back to the planet. In a world where most people are plugged into brain-drain entertainment systems, Spaz is the rare human being who can see life as it really is. When he meets an old man called Ryter, he begins to learn about Earth and its past. With Ryter as his companion, Spaz sets off an unlikely quest to save his dying sister -- and in the process, perhaps the world.

Life, the Universe and Everything

Life, the Universe and Everything [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Douglas Adams
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
File Size: 1874 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 5454583

GET BOOK

Life, the Universe and Everything by Douglas Adams Book Resume:

In Life, the Universe and Everything, the third title in Douglas Adams' blockbusting sci-fi comedy series, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Arthur Dent finds himself enlisted to prevent a galactic war. This edition includes exclusive bonus material from the Douglas Adams archives, and an introduction by Simon Brett, producer of the original radio broadcast. Following a number of stunning catastrophes, which have involved him being alternately blown up and insulted in ever stranger regions of the Galaxy, Arthur Dent is surprised to find himself living in a cave on prehistoric Earth. However, just as he thinks that things cannot get possibly worse, they suddenly do. An eddy in the space-time continuum lands him, Ford Prefect, and their flying sofa in the middle of the cricket ground at Lord's, just two days before the world is due to be destroyed by the Vogons. Escaping the end of the world for a second time, Arthur, Ford, and their old friend Slartibartfast embark (reluctantly) on a mission to save the whole galaxy from fanatical robots. Not bad for a man in his dressing gown . . . Follow Arthur Dent's galactic (mis)adventures in the rest of the trilogy with five parts: So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish, and Mostly Harmless.

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Douglas Adams
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
File Size: 1340 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 2236874

GET BOOK

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams Book Resume:

Following the smash-hit sci-fi comedy The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe is the second part in Douglas Adams' multi-media phenomenon and cult classic series. This edition includes exclusive bonus material from the Douglas Adams archives, and an introduction by Monty Python star, Terry Jones. If you've done six impossible things this morning, why not round it off with breakfast at Milliways, the Restaurant at the end of the Universe? Which is exactly what Arthur Dent and the crew of the Heart of Gold plan to do. There's just the small matter of escaping the Vogons, avoiding being taken to the most totally evil world in the Galaxy and teaching a space ship how to make a proper cup of tea. And did anyone actually make a reservation? Follow Arthur Dent's galactic (mis)adventures in the rest of the trilogy with five parts: Life, the Universe and Everything, So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish, and Mostly Harmless.

Freak the Mighty (Scholastic Gold)

Freak the Mighty (Scholastic Gold) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Rodman Philbrick
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
File Size: 662 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 8474855

GET BOOK

Freak the Mighty (Scholastic Gold) by Rodman Philbrick Book Resume:

Freak the Mighty joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content! It has been over twenty years -- and more than two million copies, eight foreign editions, and a popular Miramax feature film -- since the world was introduced to this powerful story of a unique friendship between a troubled, oversized boy and the tiny, physically challenged genius who proves that courage comes in all sizes. This simple yet timeless story explores many themes, including bullying -- an important topic in today's schools. Freak the Mighty is sure to remain fresh, dramatic, and memorable for the next twenty years and beyond!

Holding Up the Universe

Holding Up the Universe [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Jennifer Niven
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
File Size: 1042 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 3447984

GET BOOK

Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven Book Resume:

A New York Times Bestseller From the author of the New York Times bestseller All the Bright Places comes a heart-wrenching story about what it means to see someone—and love someone—for who they truly are. Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, the girl once dubbed “America’s Fattest Teen.” But no one’s taken the time to look past her weight to get to know who she really is. Following her mom’s death, she’s been picking up the pieces in the privacy of her home, dealing with her heartbroken father and her own grief. Now, Libby’s ready: for high school, for new friends, for love, and for EVERY POSSIBILITY LIFE HAS TO OFFER. In that moment, I know the part I want to play here at MVB High. I want to be the girl who can do anything. Everyone thinks they know Jack Masselin, too. Yes, he’s got swagger, but he’s also mastered the impossible art of giving people what they want, of fitting in. What no one knows is that Jack has a newly acquired secret: he can’t recognize faces. Even his own brothers are strangers to him. He’s the guy who can re-engineer and rebuild anything in new and bad-ass ways, but he can’t understand what’s going on with the inner workings of his brain. So he tells himself to play it cool: Be charming. Be hilarious. Don’t get too close to anyone. Until he meets Libby. When the two get tangled up in a cruel high school game—which lands them in group counseling and community service—Libby and Jack are both pissed, and then surprised. Because the more time they spend together, the less alone they feel. . . . Because sometimes when you meet someone, it changes the world, theirs and yours. Jennifer Niven delivers another poignant, exhilarating love story about finding that person who sees you for who you are—and seeing them right back. "Niven is adept at creating characters. . . . [Libby's] courage and body-positivity make for a joyful reading experience." --The New York Times “Holding Up the Universe . . . taps into the universal need to be understood. To be wanted. And that’s what makes it such a remarkable read.” —TeenVogue.com, “Why New Book Holding Up the Universe Is the Next The Fault in Our Stars” "Want a love story that will give you all the feels? . . . You'll seriously melt!" —Seventeen Magazine

A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe

A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Alex White
Publisher: Orbit
File Size: 1649 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 4244350

GET BOOK

A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe by Alex White Book Resume:

A crew of outcasts tries to find a legendary ship before it falls into the hands of those who would use it as a weapon in this science fiction adventure series for fans of The Expanse and Firefly. A washed-up treasure hunter, a hotshot racer, and a deadly secret society. They're all on a race against time to hunt down the greatest warship ever built. Some think the ship is lost forever, some think it's been destroyed, and some think it's only a legend, but one thing's for certain: whoever finds it will hold the fate of the universe in their hands. And treasure that valuable can never stay hidden for long.... Read the book that V. E. Schwab called "A clever fusion of magic and sci-fi. I was hooked from page one."

The Lightest Object in the Universe

The Lightest Object in the Universe [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Kimi Eisele
Publisher: Algonquin Books
File Size: 302 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 1955900

GET BOOK

The Lightest Object in the Universe by Kimi Eisele Book Resume:

A Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection * An Indie Next Pick * An Indies Introduce Selection * One of Reader’s Digest’s Best Summer Books of 2019 * One of The Millions’ Most Anticipated Books of 2019 * One of Real Simple’s Best Books of 2019 “[This] might be the most optimistic post-apocalyptic story ever written. It’s Sleepless in Seattle meets Station Eleven.” —The A.V. Club Carson is on the East Coast when the electrical grid goes down. Desperate to find Beatrix, a woman on the West Coast who holds his heart, he sets off along a cross-country railroad line, where he encounters lost souls, clever opportunists, and those seeking salvation. Meanwhile, Beatrix and her neighbors begin to construct a cooperative community, working to turn the end of the world into the possibility of a bright beginning. Without modern means of communication, will Beatrix and Carson be able to find their way to each other? The answer may lie with one fifteen-year-old girl, whose actions could ultimately decide the fate of the lovers. The Lightest Object in the Universe is a moving story about adaptation and the power of community, imagining a world where our best traits, born of necessity, can begin to emerge.

At the Edge of the Universe

At the Edge of the Universe [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Shaun David Hutchinson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
File Size: 621 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 5023640

GET BOOK

At the Edge of the Universe by Shaun David Hutchinson Book Resume:

From the author of We Are the Ants and The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley comes the heartbreaking story of a boy who believes the universe is slowly shrinking as things he remembers are being erased from others’ memories. Tommy and Ozzie have been best friends since the second grade, and boyfriends since eighth. They spent countless days dreaming of escaping their small town—and then Tommy vanished. More accurately, he ceased to exist, erased from the minds and memories of everyone who knew him. Everyone except Ozzie. Ozzie doesn’t know how to navigate life without Tommy, and soon he suspects that something else is going on: that the universe is shrinking. When Ozzie is paired up with new student Calvin on a physics project, he begins to wonder if Calvin could somehow be involved. But the more time they spend together, the harder it is for him to deny the feelings developing between them, even if he still loves Tommy. But Ozzie knows there isn’t much time left to find Tommy—that once the door closes, it can’t be opened again. And he’s determined to keep it open as long as it takes to get his boyfriend back.

Across the Universe

Across the Universe [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Beth Revis
Publisher: Penguin
File Size: 1143 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 9662700

GET BOOK

Across the Universe by Beth Revis Book Resume:

Book 1 in the New York Times bestselling trilogy, perfect for fans of Battlestar Gallactica and Passengers! WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO SURVIVE ABOARD A SPACESHIP FUELED BY LIES? Amy is a cryogenically frozen passenger aboard the spaceship Godspeed. She has left her boyfriend, friends--and planet--behind to join her parents as a member of Project Ark Ship. Amy and her parents believe they will wake on a new planet, Centauri-Earth, three hundred years in the future. But fifty years before Godspeed's scheduled landing, cryo chamber 42 is mysteriously unplugged, and Amy is violently woken from her frozen slumber. Someone tried to murder her. Now, Amy is caught inside an enclosed world where nothing makes sense. Godspeed's 2,312 passengers have forfeited all control to Eldest, a tyrannical and frightening leader. And Elder, Eldest's rebellious teenage heir, is both fascinated with Amy and eager to discover whether he has what it takes to lead. Amy desperately wants to trust Elder. But should she put her faith in a boy who has never seen life outside the ship's cold metal walls? All Amy knows is that she and Elder must race to unlock Godspeed's hidden secrets before whoever woke her tries to kill again.

The Young Man And The Sea

The Young Man And The Sea [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Rodman Philbrick
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
File Size: 842 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 2878367

GET BOOK

The Young Man And The Sea by Rodman Philbrick Book Resume:

A story of determination and survival from the acclaimed author of FREAK THE MIGHTY. "This thrilling and elegant book ... will hold the interest of even the most stalwart landlubber." -- PWTwelve-year-old Skiff Beaman's mom just died, and his fisherman dad is too depressed to drag himself off the couch and go to work. So these days Skiff has to take care of everything himself. But when his dad's boat sinks, Skiff discovers it will cost thousands to buy a new engine. Skiff's lobster traps won't earn him enough, but there are bigger fish in the sea -- bluefin tuna. If he can catch one of those monster fish, Skiff just might save the boat -- and his family.

Stay Alive: The Journal of Douglas Allen Deeds, The Donner Party Expedition, 1846

Stay Alive: The Journal of Douglas Allen Deeds, The Donner Party Expedition, 1846 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Rodman Philbrick
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
File Size: 1324 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 5641182

GET BOOK

Stay Alive: The Journal of Douglas Allen Deeds, The Donner Party Expedition, 1846 by Rodman Philbrick Book Resume:

"Soon we will eat the frozen cattle.... And then, when that is gone, what shall we eat?Shall we eat the snow? Shall we eat the ice? Shall we eat the bark on the frozen trees?What shall we eat?"Spring, 1846: Douglas Allen Deeds dreams of starting a new life out West. When the opportunity to join the Donner Party Expedition arises, he leaves the life he's known behind to set out on the nearly 2,000-mile trek from Independence, Missouri to sunny California.But progress is slow. Brutal heat, poisoned water, and rough terrain slows the expedition down. Soon they have a choice: continue on the known but grueling trail, or take a shortcut that would cut 350 miles from their journey-but take them through unknown territory. Is it worth the risk?Winter comes quickly in the mountains, and the wrong choice could leave them stranded in the Sierra Mountains when the snow comes, with no shelter, supplies, or even food.Newbery Honor-winning author Rodman Philbrick brings to life the excitement, danger, and horrors of the Donner Party's journey west.

To See the Wizard

To See the Wizard [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Laurie Ousley
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
File Size: 1740 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 2460593

GET BOOK

To See the Wizard by Laurie Ousley Book Resume:

To See the Wizard: Politics and the Literature of Childhood takes its central premise, as the title indicates, from L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Upon their return to The Emerald City after killing the Wicked Witch of the West, the task the Wizard assigned them, Dorothy, the Tin Woodman, Scarecrow, and Lion learn that the wizard is a “humbug,” merely a man from Nebraska manipulating them and the citizens of both the Emerald City and of Oz from behind a screen. Yet they all continue to believe in the powers they know he does not have, still insisting he grant their wishes. The image of the man behind the screen—and the reader’s continued pursuit of the Wizard—is a powerful one that has at its core an issue central to the study of children’s literature: the relationship between the adult writer and the child reader. As Jack Zipes, Perry Nodelman, Daniel Hade, Jacqueline Rose, and many others point out, before the literature for children and young adults actually reaches these intended readers, it has been mediated by many and diverse cultural, social, political, psychological, and economic forces. These forces occasionally work purposefully in an attempt to consciously socialize or empower, training the reader into a particular identity or way of viewing the world, by one who considers him or herself an advocate for children. Obviously, these “wizards” acting in literature can be the writers themselves, but they can also be the publishers, corporations, school boards, teachers, librarians, literary critics, and parents, and these advocates can be conservative, progressive, or any gradation in between. It is the purpose of this volume to interrogate the politics and the political powers at work in literature for children and young adults. Childhood is an important site of political debate, and children often the victims or beneficiaries of adult uses of power; one would be hard-pressed to find a category of literature more contested than that written for children and adolescents. Peter Hunt writes in his introduction to Understanding Children’s Literature, that children’s books “are overtly important educationally and commercially—with consequences across the culture, from language to politics: most adults, and almost certainly the vast majority in positions of power and influence, read children’s books as children, and it is inconceivable that the ideologies permeating those books had no influence on their development.” If there were a question about the central position literature for children and young adults has in political contests, one needs to look no further than the myriad struggles surrounding censorship. Mark I. West observes, for instance, “Throughout the history of children’s literature, the people who have tried to censor children’s books, for all their ideological differences, share a rather romantic view about the power of books. They believe, or at least they profess to believe, that books are such a major influence in the formation of children’s values and attitudes that adults need to monitor every word that children read.” Because childhood and young-adulthood are the sites of political debate for issues ranging from civil rights and racism to the construction and definition of the family, indoctrinating children into or subverting national and religious ideologies, the literature of childhood bears consciously political analysis, asking how socialization works, how children and young adults learn of social, cultural and political expectations, as well as how literature can propose means of fighting those structures. To See the Wizard: Politics and the Literature of Childhood intends to offer analysis of the political content and context of literature written for and about children and young adults. The essays included in To See the Wizard analyze nineteenth and twentieth century literature from America, Britain, Australia, the Caribbean, and Sri Lanka that is for and about children and adolescents. The essays address issues of racial and national identity and representation, poverty and class mobility, gender, sexuality and power, and the uses of literature in the healing of trauma and the construction of an authentic self.

The Last Three Minutes

The Last Three Minutes [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Paul Davies
Publisher: Basic Books
File Size: 1636 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 2653396

GET BOOK

The Last Three Minutes by Paul Davies Book Resume:

Ragnarok. Armageddon. Doomsday. Since the dawn of time, man has wondered how the world would end. In The Last Three Minutes, Paul Davies reveals the latest theories. It might end in a whimper, slowly scattering into the infinite void. Then again, it might be yanked back by its own gravity and end in a catastrophic "Big Crunch." There are other, more frightening possibilities. We may be seconds away from doom at this very moment. Written in clear language that makes the cutting-edge science of quarks, neutrinos, wormholes, and metaverses accessible to the layman, The Last Three Minutes treats readers to a wide range of conjectures about the ultimate fate of the universe. Along the way, it takes the occasional divergent path to discuss some slightly less cataclysmic topics such as galactic colonization, what would happen if the Earth were struck by the comet Swift-Tuttle (a distinct possibility), the effects of falling in a black hole, and how to create a "baby universe." Wonderfully morbid to the core, this is one of the most original science books to come along in years.

Wild River

Wild River [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Rodman Philbrick
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
File Size: 1968 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 2894869

GET BOOK

Wild River by Rodman Philbrick Book Resume:

Newbery Honor author Rodman Philbrick sends readers rushing down a raging river on a life-or-death adventure when a white water rafting trip goes terribly wrong! Daniel Redmayne is fast asleep on the first night of a white water rafting trip, when he's awoken by screams. The dam has failed. The river is surging, and their camp will be under water in a matter of moments.As the shrieking roar of the river rushes closer, the kids scramble to higher ground. They make it; their counselors do not.Now they're on their own, with barely any food or supplies, in the middle of the Montana wilderness. Do Daniel and his four classmates have what it takes to stay alive until they can get rescued? Alone in the wild, they forge powerful bonds -- but develop dangerous disagreements. If nature doesn't break them, they might just destroy each other.This gripping survival story from the Newbery Honor author of Wildfire is filled with adrenaline-pumping adventure and moments of true bravery.

Who Killed Darius Drake?

Who Killed Darius Drake? [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Rodman Philbrick
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
File Size: 819 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 4009893

GET BOOK

Who Killed Darius Drake? by Rodman Philbrick Book Resume:

From Newbery Honor author Rodman Philbrick comes a delicious, fast-paced whodunit about two socially outcast boys who set out to find jewels hidden for a century--and unwittingly flush out a murderer. In award-winner Philbrick's new page-turning mystery, Arthur "Bash Man" is the school thug, paid with candy to bully and threaten other students. When genius orphan Darius Drake employs Arthur to help him discover the origin of a suspicious threat, written in blood, they uncover a mystery that involves Darius's estranged grandfather, who was imprisoned for forging evidence in a search for a long-lost diamond necklace worth millions. The boys make the dangerous decision to search for the jewels themselves -- and in the process, they discover that the car crash that killed Darius's parents was not an accident at all. Who will be next?Where are the diamonds? And who is stalking the boys? In his first mystery for children, Philbrick delivers yet another suspenseful, unpredictable tale filled with twists and turns that will leave readers breathless.

Power of the Universe Lies Within You

Power of the Universe Lies Within You [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: PRADIPTA KUMAR DAS.
Publisher: Partridge Publishing
File Size: 1765 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 7746926

GET BOOK

Power of the Universe Lies Within You by PRADIPTA KUMAR DAS. Book Resume:

This book delves deep into the genesis and power of human thought. Human civilization has consistently grown over few millennia but the exponential growth during last few centuries of industrialization and particularly during the last half a century due to digital revolution can be attributed to one single phenomenon called Human Thought Processes. The idea of an acronym for Generation, Operation and Destruction (G-O-D) by human thought has a spiritual background based on Karmic Principles, argues the author in the book. The delicate balance in the brain chemicals that are responsible for harmonious thought processes can sometimes be severely derailed due to modern day anxiety and stress causing immense agonies leading to serious mental health problems. The author had a firsthand experience of such a mental health crisis in July 2000 while during his PhD study in Adelaide, Australia almost leading to a Near Death Experience which he not only survived but could convert the crisis into an opportunity to harvest immense knowledge and wisdom for self-growth. The author has adopted partly an autobiographical approach to put across ideas that he thinks can find some resonance with people struggling to overcome similar mental health problems in life. While researching into concepts of life after death, he raises few questions about the current understanding of human consciousness. The ultimate realization of the author that Humans are infinite spiritual beings in finite bodies has been systematically and logically brought out to enable a conviction that mental health problems are better handled with medico-spiritual practices. The title of the book suggests that to achieve happiness and bliss in life, human beings anywhere in this world need not search elsewhere because it is all there within. The author has outlined all the practical steps which helped him not only overcome his serious crisis but achieve his desired goals and thus sublime happiness. He strongly believes in the universal application of the principles enumerated.

Wildfire

Wildfire [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Rodman Philbrick
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
File Size: 472 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 2354272

GET BOOK

Wildfire by Rodman Philbrick Book Resume:

Newbery Honor author Rodman Philbrick sends readers straight into the nightmare of a raging wildfire as 12-year-old Sam is trapped by explosive flames and deadly smoke that threaten to take his life. Can he survive?

The Young Man And The Sea

The Young Man And The Sea [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Rodman Philbrick
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
File Size: 1454 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 5088222

GET BOOK

The Young Man And The Sea by Rodman Philbrick Book Resume:

A story of determination and survival from the acclaimed author of FREAK THE MIGHTY. "This thrilling and elegant book ... will hold the interest of even the most stalwart landlubber." -- PWTwelve-year-old Skiff Beaman's mom just died, and his fisherman dad is too depressed to drag himself off the couch and go to work. So these days Skiff has to take care of everything himself. But when his dad's boat sinks, Skiff discovers it will cost thousands to buy a new engine. Skiff's lobster traps won't earn him enough, but there are bigger fish in the sea -- bluefin tuna. If he can catch one of those monster fish, Skiff just might save the boat -- and his family.

Epilepsy Metaphors

Epilepsy Metaphors [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Eleana Vaja
Publisher: transcript Verlag
File Size: 1872 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 7269337

GET BOOK

Epilepsy Metaphors by Eleana Vaja Book Resume:

Between 1990 and 2015, American literature saw the emergence of a new corpus of epilepsy metaphors which tackle the stigma of epilepsy within three areas: society, body, and language. Eleana Vaja introduces concepts such as protometaphors, relational metaphors, epileptic texts, and metastability to categorize and examine these foci further. Applying philosophy as well as "hard sciences" (i.e. mathematics, medicine, physics) to disability studies, her study of selected works by Siri Hustvedt, Thom Jones, Reif Larsen, Dennis Mahagin, Audrey Niffenegger, Rodman Philbrick, and Lauren Slater shows how epilepsy metaphors redefine the notion of the "liminal" and the "normal".

One of Many in the Universe

One of Many in the Universe [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Isaiah Rochon
Publisher: Page Publishing, Inc
File Size: 724 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 6486175

GET BOOK

One of Many in the Universe by Isaiah Rochon Book Resume:

One of Many in the Universe refers to the planet Earth being one of many planets bearing intelligent life. This story begins with the first planet ever to have intelligent life, its inhabitants never suffering any aggression in any era of its evolution through armed conflict or crime. Their populace has been peaceful since the very beginning as a bipedal species, and they are the most powerful living things in the universe because of true civilization. They are not powered by magic or mutation, but by their very advanced technologies, creating extremely strong, durable, long-living bodies designed to contend with the harsh conditions of space travel. There are no last of their kind or secret select few with incredible powers; all the planet’s people share these enhancements to their biology and are limited only by their interests and creativity. The problem that occurs is when one of the planet’s citizens decides that despite all they have seen in the universe, their planet should develop weapons for defense against the potential unknowns. This proposal is met with staunch opposition, as it’s believed that any space travelers that can approach from beyond what they’ve explored should have similar advances brought about by similar peace. The unlikelihood of a battle negates the need for weapons, something never necessary in this world. With a small contingent of like-minded developers who hear his idea and concur, the weapons are built, regardless of its unpopularity, on another planet in their solar system. His intuition is correct, as their world is approached by a hostile invading force. A war ensues, and the entire planet unifies in support of the defense efforts, the first battle of any kind this world will ever know. After a lopsided victory via superior technology, the world celebrates a new hero, but the battle changes his outlook on the entirety of the universe. He now knows there are multitudes of peaceful worlds that may face hostile invasion from the unknown depths of space. With global support, he embarks upon a mission to travel throughout the universe in search of hostile worlds that exhibit the potential to leave their atmosphere, accompanied by their savagery. His mission spreads carnage upon those planets he deems hostile, to prevent the potential attacks against peaceful worlds that are found and preserved. He comes in conflict with his daughter, who is born and raised during his travels, and later his son, born after his daughter’s defiance, after they are exposed to and horrified by their father’s mission to ensure peace in the universe.

Messages from Water and the Universe

Messages from Water and the Universe [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Masaru Emoto
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
File Size: 1322 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 9834801

GET BOOK

Messages from Water and the Universe by Masaru Emoto Book Resume:

Masaru Emoto’s 15 extensive years of study on water has given him the background to discuss what water is, how it has been implicated in the creation of the universe, and why a perfect ratio of Love and Gratitude can help this energy can go on infinitely. This fascinating book explains how our prayers, goodwill, and positive words heal us humans—as well as viruses and the universe as a whole—through water. Dr. Emoto explains that the fact that water has lost its true form shows that our way of living has moved away from God’s will, so we should be aware of our Creator’s alert to "correct the way we are living now." The information in this work is an important step in revealing how we can modify our way of living to bring about true peace on earth.

Representations of Technology in Science Fiction for Young People

Representations of Technology in Science Fiction for Young People [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Noga Applebaum
Publisher: Routledge
File Size: 430 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 9021799

GET BOOK

Representations of Technology in Science Fiction for Young People by Noga Applebaum Book Resume:

In this new book, Noga Applebaum surveys science fiction novels published for children and young adults from 1980 to the present, exposing the anti-technological bias existing within a genre often associated with the celebration of technology. Applebaum argues that perceptions of technology as a corrupting force, particularly in relation to its use by young people, are a manifestation of the enduring allure of the myth of childhood innocence and result in young-adult fiction that endorses a technophobic agenda. This agenda is a form of resistance to the changing face of childhood and technology’s contribution to this change. Further, Applebaum contends that technophobic literature disempowers its young readers by implying that the technologies of the future are inherently dangerous, while it neglects to acknowledge children’s complex, yet pleasurable, interactions with technology today. The study looks at works by well-known authors including M.T. Anderson, Monica Hughes, Lois Lowry, Garth Nix, and Philip Reeve, and explores topics such as ecology, cloning, the impact of technology on narrative structure, and the adult-child hierarchy. While focusing on the popular genre of science fiction as a useful case study, Applebaum demonstrates that negative attitudes toward technology exist within children’s literature in general, making the book of considerable interest to scholars of both science fiction and children’s literature.

The Universe

The Universe [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Richard Osborne
Publisher: Oldcastle Books
File Size: 1689 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 7201331

GET BOOK

The Universe by Richard Osborne Book Resume:

Where did the Universe come from? The single biggest and most difficult question that there is. From early religions through Greek Philosophy and Western Science man has attempted to discover the meaning of our place in the Universe. In the last twenty years these debates have been cast in a new light by amazing discoveries, big bang theory and ideas about new sub-atomic layers. The nature of Time and Space are truly up for grabs. With a witty and accessible style Osborne leads us on a historical and informative journey through the philosophies of the universe including the importance of telescopes, mathematics and relativity theory and ending with contemporary mind-expanding concepts such as the reversibility of time and parallel universes.

Teaching Middle School Language Arts

Teaching Middle School Language Arts [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Anna J. Small Roseboro
Publisher: R&L Education
File Size: 1279 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 1149594

GET BOOK

Teaching Middle School Language Arts by Anna J. Small Roseboro Book Resume:

This is the first book on teaching middle school language arts for multiple intelligences and related 21st century literacies in technologically and ethnically diverse communities. Roseboro's book provides an entire academic year of inspiring theory and instruction in multimedia reading, writing, and speaking for the 21st century literacies that are increasingly required in the United States and Canada.

Serving Boys through Readers' Advisory

Serving Boys through Readers' Advisory [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Michael Sullivan
Publisher: American Library Association
File Size: 993 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 809085

GET BOOK

Serving Boys through Readers' Advisory by Michael Sullivan Book Resume:

Based on more than twenty years’ experience working to get boys interested in reading, Michael Sullivan now offers his first readers’ advisory volume.

The Last Watch

The Last Watch [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: J. S. Dewes
Publisher: Tor Books
File Size: 1626 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 7595397

GET BOOK

The Last Watch by J. S. Dewes Book Resume:

The Expanse meets Game of Thrones in J. S. Dewes's fast-paced, sci-fi adventure The Last Watch, the first book in the Divide series, where a handful of soldiers stand between humanity and annihilation. Space.com—Best Sci-fi Books 2022 New York Public Library—Best Science Fiction 2021 Business Insider—Best Science Fiction 2021 Polygon—Best Science Fiction and Fantasy 2021 Amazon—Best Science Fiction 2021 FanFiAddict—Lord TBR's Best of 2021 Best SciFi Books—Best of 2021 P. S. Hoffman—Best of 2021 10 Best Books Like Foundation—ScreenRant 20 Must Read Space Fantasy Books for 2021—Bookriot Most Anticipated Book for April 2021: Bookish Nerd Daily Geek Tyrant SFF 180 Amazon Best of the Month April 2021 The Divide. It’s the edge of the universe. Now it’s collapsing—and taking everyone and everything with it. The only ones who can stop it are the Sentinels—the recruits, exiles, and court-martialed dregs of the military. At the Divide, Adequin Rake commands the Argus. She has no resources, no comms—nothing, except for the soldiers that no one wanted. Her ace in the hole could be Cavalon Mercer--genius, asshole, and exiled prince who nuked his grandfather's genetic facility for “reasons.” She knows they’re humanity's last chance. The Divide series The Last Watch The Exiled Fleet At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Zane and the Hurricane

Zane and the Hurricane [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Rodman Philbrick
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
File Size: 464 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 1819338

GET BOOK

Zane and the Hurricane by Rodman Philbrick Book Resume:

Newbery Honor author Rodman Philbrick presents a gripping yet poignant novel about a 12-year-old boy and his dog who become trapped in New Orleans during the horrors of Hurricane Katrina. Zane Dupree is a charismatic 12-year-old boy of mixed race visiting a relative in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hits. Unexpectedly separated from all family, Zane and his dog experience the terror of Katrina's wind, rain, and horrific flooding. Facing death, they are rescued from an attic air vent by a kind, elderly musician and a scrappy young girl--both African American. The chaos that ensues as storm water drowns the city, shelter and food vanish, and police contribute to a dangerous, frightening atmosphere, creates a page-turning tale that completely engrosses the reader. Based on the facts of the worst hurricane disaster in U.S. history, Philbrick includes the lawlessness and lack of government support during the disaster as well as the generosity and courage of those who risked their lives and safety to help others. Here is an unforgettable novel of heroism in the face of truly challenging circumstances.

Radical Children's Literature

Radical Children's Literature [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: K. Reynolds
Publisher: Springer
File Size: 1438 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 910892

GET BOOK

Radical Children's Literature by K. Reynolds Book Resume:

This book reappraises the place of children's literature, showing it to be a creative space where writers and illustrators try out new ideas about books, society, and narratives in an age of instant communication and multi-media. It looks at the stories about the world and young people; the interaction with changing childhoods and new technologies.

13+1

13+1 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Vladimir Weaver
Publisher: KIMOSZ Foundation
File Size: 696 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 2185923

GET BOOK

13+1 by Vladimir Weaver Book Resume:

Vladimir Weaver's new trilogy the 13+1 It is unsure if our story takes place in the distant future or remote past. The only thing certain is that 13+1 takes us to planet Mynodis. After numerous cataclysms, people start a seemingly calm period, where everyone’s work is necessary, and everybody can live a good life in relative security and recognition. But what lies under the surface? If you could live a life where you are never sick, hardly age and have the chance to live forever, what would you do for it? Would you sacrifice your whole life in return? You can get into 13 classes, where the gap between the standards of living in the lower ones and the higher ones is inconceivable for average people. Ree Vox was born into the class of the poorest. Once in life, everybody can choose between good and bad, rich and poor life. After that, there is no way to change classes. Ree decided to live a happy but humble life with his love, but nothing happens as planned. But there might be something that is worse than death! Is immortality the most one can wish for? Excitement, adventure, love, fight, and everything you can imagine. Sit down and brace yourself, it begins! ********** " It’s an understatement when I say I was astounded, when my friend Vladimir, whom I have known for not less than 15 years, announced that he had finished his science-fiction novel, and would be happy to send it to me to read. And he did so without any pomposity, with his natural phlegm. Only talented people are capable of this: they are not the slightest surprised by their extraordinary achievements. Of course, writing a book is only a considerable achievement, if it has a value, or at least it entertains. Ree Vox’s adventure in a chaotic world unknown to today’s man is exciting, moving, and captivating at the same time. The author’s creativity is mixed with deep understanding of the science-fiction world, thanks to which he makes the story plausible, maintains the reader’s attention incessantly, and at occasions, he stretches the reader’s nerves to the breaking point. Due to our friendship, it is hard to assess the book objectively, but I am convinced that I can heartily recommend the book for reading! " István Major Jr. Director of Alba Regia Symphonic Orchestra " As a fan of the fantasy genre, before reading the sci-fi novel 13+1, I felt like a camel when being offered bacon. But after reading it, I simply loved it! It’s incredibly exciting. When is the second part finished? I want Amy! :) " A bookworm " It’s so good to fly to Mynodis every morning. Yes, I looked forward to being there with Ree Vox, to experience this unique atmosphere, to taste this greatly envisioned world! I love its characters; they’ve become my acquaintances. I’d proudly fight on Ree’s side, shoulder to shoulder, and happily flirt with any of the female characters, because they are all extraordinary and beautiful… The exciting story lines, the author’s unique humour, the well-developed, graphic characters and the whole imaginary geography and technical world! … I miss it all. When can we fly again? " Sieradzan Sebastian Jerzy Head of Szivárvány Törzs Public Benefit Organisation " A great book; when reading it, you feel like you are indeed outside the Earth, and when you get out of the spell of reading, you do not at all feel like returning to the Earth. Itisan excellent way of entertainment; I recommend it to everybody. " Gábor Fidler Chief Advisor, Former School Headmaster Follow our websites! Like our websites! vladimirweaver.com https://www.facebook.com/VladimirWeaver https://www.instagram.com/vladimir.weaver

Connecting Boys with Books 2

Connecting Boys with Books 2 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Michael Sullivan
Publisher: American Library Association
File Size: 1270 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 8980745

GET BOOK

Connecting Boys with Books 2 by Michael Sullivan Book Resume:

Drawing on more than 20 years of experience, Sullivan shows how to reinvigorate the sense of excitement that boys felt when they first heard a picture book being read aloud.

Promoting a Global Community Through Multicultural Children's Literature

Promoting a Global Community Through Multicultural Children's Literature [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Stanley F. Steiner
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
File Size: 1632 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 7439447

GET BOOK

Promoting a Global Community Through Multicultural Children's Literature by Stanley F. Steiner Book Resume:

Presents an annotated bibliography of multicultural books, organized into sections dealing with celebrations and culture, nomads and the homeless, literacy, books that bring people together, and multicultural books in series.

Value-Packed Booktalks: Genre Talks and More for Teen Readers

Value-Packed Booktalks: Genre Talks and More for Teen Readers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Lucy Schall
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
File Size: 764 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 2637495

GET BOOK

Value-Packed Booktalks: Genre Talks and More for Teen Readers by Lucy Schall Book Resume:

In this guide, 100 recommended books and booktalks offer the perfect way to start value discussions with teens and teen/adult book groups. • Ready-to-use booktalks and curriculum connections for 100 recently published YA books • Information that includes fiction/nonfiction/verse/graphic designation, age level suggestion, gender suggestion, lists of themes and topics, summary/description, a value statement, a booktalk, at least three curriculum connections, and five related works • Organization by values to facilitate relating a book within one genre to a book that addresses a similar value, but is classified in another genre • A related works section for each featured title

Utopian and Dystopian Writing for Children and Young Adults

Utopian and Dystopian Writing for Children and Young Adults [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Carrie Hintz,Elaine Ostry
Publisher: Routledge
File Size: 1753 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 7116051

GET BOOK

Utopian and Dystopian Writing for Children and Young Adults by Carrie Hintz,Elaine Ostry Book Resume:

This volume examines a variety of utopian writing for children from the 18th century to the present day, defining and exploring this new genre in the field of children's literature. The original essays discuss thematic conventions and present detailed case studies of individual works. All address the pedagogical implications of work that challenges children to grapple with questions of perfect or wildly imperfect social organizations and their own autonomy. The book includes interviews with creative writers and the first bibliography of utopian fiction for children.

War of the Encyclopaedists

War of the Encyclopaedists [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Christopher Robinson,Gavin Kovite
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
File Size: 1094 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 7043554

GET BOOK

War of the Encyclopaedists by Christopher Robinson,Gavin Kovite Book Resume:

“A captivating coming-of-age novel that is, by turns, funny and sad and elegiac” (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times) about two best friends as their post-grad lives diverge—one into liberal academia, the other into the American military occupation of Iraq. On a summer night in 2004, prepping for another blowout party in the arty Seattle enclave of Capitol Hill, Mickey Montauk has just learned that he won’t be joining his best friend, Halifax Corderoy, for grad school in Boston. Global events have intervened, and Mickey’s National Guard unit will soon deploy to Baghdad. But before he can make this stunning revelation, events spiral beyond their control. In the bleary-eyed dawn, Mickey and Hal glimpse their radically altered future, the start of a year that will transform them all. Months later, Mickey struggles to lead his platoon safely through an increasingly violent and confusing war. In Boston, Hal finds himself unable to play the game of intellectual one-upmanship with the ease of his new classmates. When Hal’s new roommate, Tricia, and ex-girlfriend, Mani, come between the best friends, Hal and Mickey find that cool irony and youthful self-regard cannot insulate them from the damages of love and conflict and the messiness of living. As Mickey and Hal’s lives move further away from their shared dream, they keep in touch by editing a Wikipedia article about themselves: absurd and hilarious updates that morph and deepen throughout the year, culminating in a document that is both devastatingly tragic and profoundly poetic. “One of the most revealing novels yet about the millennial generation” (Esquire), War of the Encyclopaedists beats with the energetic pulse of idealistic youth on the threshold of adult reality. It is the vital, urgent, and utterly absorbing lament of searching for meaning and hope in a fractured world: “A love story, a war story, and also a generational one, about coming of age in the time of Wikipedia and YouTube…darkly funny and absurd and terrifying at the same time” (The Wall Street Journal).

Defending Frequently Challenged Young Adult Books

Defending Frequently Challenged Young Adult Books [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Pat R. Scales
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
File Size: 1662 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 2328084

GET BOOK

Defending Frequently Challenged Young Adult Books by Pat R. Scales Book Resume:

This authoritative handbook gives you the information you need to defend challenged books with an informed response and ensure free access to young book lovers. With a profile of each book that includes its plot and characters, related materials and published reviews, awards and prizes, and Web and audiovisual resources, you will be prepared to answer even the toughest attacks.

Eleanor Cameron

Eleanor Cameron [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Paul V. Allen
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
File Size: 1880 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 7168035

GET BOOK

Eleanor Cameron by Paul V. Allen Book Resume:

Eleanor Cameron (1912-1996) was an innovative and genre-defying author of children's fiction and children's literature criticism. From her beginnings as a librarian, Cameron went on to become a prominent and respected voice in children's literature, writing one of the most beloved children's science fiction novels of all time, The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet, and later winning the National Book Award for her time fantasy The Court of the Stone Children. In addition, Eleanor Cameron played an often vocal role in critical debates about children's literature. She was one of the first authors to take up literary criticism of children's novels and published two influential books of criticism, including The Green and Burning Tree. One of Cameron's most notable acts of criticism came in 1973, when she wrote a scathing critique of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Dahl responded in kind, and the result was a fiery imbroglio within the pages of the Horn Book Magazine. Yet despite her many accomplishments, most of Cameron's books went out of print by the end of her life, and her star faded. This biography aims to reinsert Cameron into the conversation by taking an in-depth look at her tumultuous early life in Ohio and California, her unforgettably forceful personality and criticism, and her graceful, heartfelt novels. The biography includes detailed analysis of the creative process behind each of her published works and how Cameron's feminism, environmentalism, and strong sense of ethics are reflected in and represented by her writings. Drawn from over twenty interviews, thousands of letters, and several unpublished manuscripts in her personal papers, Eleanor Cameron is a tour of the most exciting and creative periods of American children's literature through the experience of one of its valiant purveyors and champions.

The Wright 3

The Wright 3 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Blue Balliett
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
File Size: 486 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 6070164

GET BOOK

The Wright 3 by Blue Balliett Book Resume:

From the New York Times-bestselling team behind Chasing Vermeer comes another thought-provoking art mystery featuring Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie house--now in After Words paperback! Spring semester at the Lab School in Hyde Park finds Petra and Calder drawn into another mystery when unexplainable accidents and ghostly happenings throw a spotlight on Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, and it's up to the two junior sleuths to piece together the clues. Stir in the return of Calder's friend Tommy (which creates a tense triangle), H.G. Wells's The Invisible Man, 3-D pentominoes, and the hunt for a coded message left behind by Wright, and the kids become tangled in a dangerous web in which life and art intermingle with death, deception, and surprise.

Children's Book-a-Day Almanac

Children's Book-a-Day Almanac [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Anita Silvey
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
File Size: 465 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 1611523

GET BOOK

Children's Book-a-Day Almanac by Anita Silvey Book Resume:

Part fun- and information-filled almanac, part good book guide, the Children's Book-a-Day Almanac is a new way to discover a great children's book--every day of the year! This fresh, inventive reference book is a dynamic way to showcase the gems, both new and old, of children's literature. Each page features an event of the day, a children's book that relates to that event, and a list of other events that took place on that day. Always informative and often surprising, celebrate a year of literature for children with The Children's Book-a-Day Almanac.

The Fire Pony

The Fire Pony [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Rodman Philbrick
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
File Size: 1244 KB
File Format: Pdf
Read Count: 338879

GET BOOK

The Fire Pony by Rodman Philbrick Book Resume:

From the author of Freak the Mighty, a stirring tale of an orphan boy with a frightening secret... Joe Dilly has a secret way with horses--and with fire. His kid brother, Roy, knows about both secrets, but he's not telling. Not when he and Joe hire on at the Bar None, a ranch that has a few secrets of its own. At the ranch Roy, finds a wild pony that can run like the desert wind--and if he can break that pony, he can keep her. In a thrilling scene, Roy's dream comes true when he races the pny of his dreams. (copy continues)