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The Hobbit (Middle-Earth Universe)

i Librarian note an alternate cover for this edition can be found a href https www goodreads com book show the hobbit rel nofollow here a i br br Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable unambitious life rarely travelling further than the pantry of his hobbit hole in Bag End But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of thirteen dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an unexpected journey there and back again They have a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent a large and very dangerous dragon br br The prelude to The Lord of the Rings The Hobbit has sold many millions of copies since its publication in establishing itself as one of the most beloved and influential books of the twentieth century


Romeo and Juliet: 4th Grade Reading Level

In i Romeo and Juliet i Shakespeare creates a world of violence and generational conflict in which two young people fall in love and die because of that love The story is rather extraordinary in that the normal problems faced by young lovers are here so very large It is not simply that the families of Romeo and Juliet disapprove of the lover s affection for each other rather the Montagues and the Capulets are on opposite sides in a blood feud and are trying to kill each other on the streets of Verona Every time a member of one of the two families dies in the fight his relatives demand the blood of his killer Because of the feud if Romeo is discovered with Juliet by her family he will be killed Once Romeo is banished the only way that Juliet can avoid being married to someone else is to take a potion that apparently kills her so that she is burried with the bodies of her slain relatives In this violent death filled world the movement of the story from love at first sight to the union of the lovers in death seems almost inevitable br p What is so striking about this play is that despite its extraordinary setting one perhaps reflecting Elizabethan attitudes about hot blooded Italians it has become the quintessential story of young love Because most young lovers feel that they have to overcome giant obstacles in order to be together because they feel that they would rather die than be kept apart and especially because the language Shakespeare gives his young lovers is so exquisite allowing them to say to each other just what we would all say to a lover if we only knew how it is easy to respond to this play as if it were about all young lovers rather than about a particular couple in a very unusual world When the play was rewritten in the eighteen century as i The History and Fall of Caius Marius i the violent setting became that of a particularly discordant period in classical Rome when Leonard Berstein rewrote the play as i West Side Story i he chose the violent world of New York street gangs p


The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe: Student Packet Grades 3 4 (The Chronicles Of Narnia Series Book 1) (The Chronicles Of Narnia Series Book 1)

Teachers these time saving student packets feature multiple level reproducibles for direct student use Included are activity sheets quizzes vocabulary activities unit tests and much more for an indepth study of the story This is NOT the paperback novel


Adventures of Huckleberry Finn With Reader's Guide (Amsco Literature Program Series Grade 7-12)

Mark Twain s brilliant th century novel has long been recognized as one of the finest examples of American literature It brings back the irrepressible and free spirited Huck first introduced in i The Adventures of Tom Sawyer i and puts him center stage Rich in authentic dialect folksy humor and sharp social commentary Twain s classic tale follows Huck and the runaway slave Jim on an exciting journey down the Mississippi


Frankenstein - Grade 2 -

Shelley s enduringly popular and rich gothic tale confronts some of the most feared innovations of evolutionism and science topics such as degeneracy hereditary disease and humankind s ability to act as creator of the modern world This new edition based on the harder and wittier version of the text draws on new research and examines the novel in the context of the controversial radical sciences developing in the years following the Napoleonic Wars and shows the relationship of Frankenstein s experiment to the contemporary debate between champions of materialistic science and proponents of received religion


The Silmarillion (Middle-Earth Universe)

The story of the creation of the world and of the First Age this is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings look back and in whose events some of them such as Elrond and Galadriel took part br br The three Silmarils were jewels created by F anor most gifted of the Elves Within them was imprisoned the Light of the Two Trees of Valinor before the Trees themselves were destroyed by Morgoth the first Dark Lord br br Thereafter the unsullied Light of Valinor lived on only in the Silmarils but they were seized by Morgoth and set in his crown which was guarded in the impenetrable fortress of Angband in the north of Middle earth br br The Silmarillion is the history of the rebellion of F anor and his kindred against the gods their exile from Valinor and return to Middle earth and their war hopeless despite all their heroism against the great Enemy


The Secret Garden (Graded Readers)

When orphaned Mary Lennox comes to live at her uncle s great house on the Yorkshire Moors she finds it full of secrets The mansion has nearly one hundred rooms and her uncle keeps himself locked up And at night she hears the sound of crying down one of the long corridors br br The gardens surrounding the large property are Mary s only escape Then Mary discovers a secret garden surrounded by walls and locked with a missing key One day with the help of two unexpected companions she discovers a way in Is everything in the garden dead or can Mary bring it back to life


Level 1: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Pearson English Graded Readers)

br Classic American English br br Tom Sawyer loves adventures He has them at home at school and with his friends Huck Finn Joe Harper and Becky Thatcher Tom has one adventure in a graveyard one in an old house one in a cave Who does he see in those places and why is he afraid


McDougal Littell Literature Connections: Macbeth Student Editon Grade 12 1996

This complete line by line Macbeth translation makes the language of Shakespeare s play more modern while preserving the metrical rhythm complexity and poetic qualities of the original The aim is to capture the sound and sense of Shakespeare s tragedy without the need for glosses or notes to use contemporary language without simplifying or modernizing the play in any other way


Level 2: Moby Dick (Pearson English Graded Readers)

Classic British English br Moby Dick is the most dangerous whale in the oceans Captain Ahab fought him and lost a leg Now he hates Moby Dick He wants to kill him But can Captain Ahab and his men find the great white whale A young sailor Ishmael tells the story of their exciting and dangerous trip


Lord of The Rings Trilogy A Middle English Vocabulary. First Edition. Rare and Original

Rare and Original First Edition for Kindle


Darkness Falls (The X-Files: Middle Grade, #2)

No description available


Squeeze (The X-Files: Middle Grade, #4)

b Four Dead One to go b br br FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully are tracking a four time serial killer and all of the evidence points to the impossible a killer who can squeeze through an air duct or slide down a chimney A killer who has never left a trace except for a fingerprint ten inches long A killer who has struck down five victims every thirty years since Mulder and Scully don t know how this monster of a man has endured for the entire twentieth century But they do know that this is the year for the creature to kill and it s closing in on it fifth and final victim


The Tales of Beedle the Bard (Braille): Grade 2

Features five tales such as The Tale of the Three Brothers The Fountain of Fair Fortune The Warlock s Hairy Heart The Wizard and the Hopping Pot and Babbitty Rabbitty and her Cackling Stump


Oliver Twist (Oxford Progressive English Readers, Grade 2)

i Oliver Twist i is a powerful story of crime poverty and violence It is one of Charles Dickens most widely read novels and was first published in The year before young Charles Dickens had suddenly leaped from obscurity to success with i The Pickwick Papers i br br The setting of i Oliver Twist i is in startling contrast to the happy world of Mr Pickwick Its picture of crime and brutality surprised readers who thought of Dickens only as a comic writer But the author actually had been born into this very world of which he wrote a world of debtors prisons almshouses slums and poverty br br Oliver was born and reared in a workhouse and apprenticed to a brutal master He ran away to London Starving he was taken from the streets by Fagin a master criminal who corrupted homeless boys by teaching them the tricks of a professional thief br br Oliver s early career and the events that lead to his rescue present every facet of the genius that has made Charles Dickens perhaps the greatest of all English novelists br br It is a mark of Dickens genius that today the sharply observed scenes and vivid characters of the early nineteenth century still burgeon with life in the pages of this great novel


Tiger, Tiger! (The X-Files: Middle Grade, #3)

When an elephant runs amok in Idaho Agent Fox Mulder picks up the scent of aliens at work and takes his partner Dana Scully with him on a trail that gets hotter at every turn The trail leads them to a tiger that melts through iron bars to spread terror with tooth and claw


Humbug (The X-Files: Middle Grade, #5)

Scully and Mulder have to throw the rule book away when they investigate a murder in Gibsonton Florida where normal does not exist The natives are circus and sideshow performers The victim called The Alligator Man died a bizarre mysterious death And the agents list of suspects which grows daily is beginning to look like a page out of Ripley s Believe It or Not


The Three Musketeers (graded reader)

D Artagnan travels to Paris hoping to join the Musketeers a group of adventurers who serve Louis XIII A series of misadventures brings him to a duel with none other than three of his heroes the Musketeers Porthos Athos and Aramis The three men ask D Artagnan to join them in their struggle to protect Queen Anne against the plots of power hungry Cardinal Richelieu


Level 3: Othello (Pearson English Graded Readers)

Classic British English br Othello is a popular soldier who is in love with his beautiful new wife He also has good friends like Iago another soldier So when Iago tells him terrible stories about his wife Desdemona who should Othello believe Will jealousy destroy all their lives This is one of William Shakespeare s greatest plays


Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing (Fudge, #1)

Life with his little brother Fudge makes Peter Hatcher feel like a fourth grade nothing Whether Fudge is throwing a temper tantrum in a shoe store smearing mashed potatoes on the walls at Hamburger Heaven or trying to fly he s never far from trouble He s an almost three year old terror who gets away with everything and Peter s had it up to here When Fudge walks off with Dribble Peter s pet turtle it s the last straw Peter has put up with Fudge for too long Way too long How can he get his parents to pay attention to him for a change


Island of the Blue Dolphins (Houghton Mifflin: Challenge Level Theme 2 Grade 5)

In the Pacific there is an island that looks like a big fish sunning itself in the sea Around it blue dolphins swim otters play and sea elephants and sea birds abound Once Indians also lived on the island And when they left and sailed to the east one young girl was left behind This is the story of Karana the Indian girl who lived alone for years on the Island of the Blue Dolphins Year after year she watched one season pass into another and waited for a ship to take her away But while she waited she kept herself alive by building shelter making weapons finding food and fighting her enemies the wild dogs It is not only an unusual adventure of survival but also a tale of natural beauty and personal discovery


Rich Dad, Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money--That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

This book will br Explode the myth that you need to earn a high income to become rich br Challenge the belief that your house is an assett br Show parents why they can t rely on the school system to teach their kids about money br Define once and for all an assett and a liability br Teach you what to teach your kids about money so they will benefit in ways you did not


X Marks the Spot (The X-Files: Middle Grade, #1)

b Class of the Doomed b br br The FBI thinks that Mulder is weird or worse He keeps insisting that aliens are running amok on earth His lovely and level headed partner agent Dana Scully is supposed to keep him in line But that s hard to do when they re investigating an Oregon high school class full of corpses and the walking dead Yes Mulder s theories about the class of are beyond strange But in a world where minds are turned off like lights bodies blossom with otherworldly scars and the night explodes with blinding evil Fox Mulder may not be weird at all He may just be the one with the answers nobody s ready to hear


The Phantom of the Opera (Pearson English Graded Readers - Level 5)

Classic American English br There is a climate of secrecy and fear at the Paris Opera People are dying and a beautiful talented young singer has disappeared Is this the work of the Opera ghost Is the ghost a man or a monster And what else will he do to get what he wants


Cold Mountain w/MP3 Pack: Level 5 Graded Reader

i Cold Mountain i is a novel about a soldier s perilous journey back to his beloved near the Civil War s end At once a love story amp a harrowing account of one man s long walk home Cold Mountain introduces a new talent in American literature br br Based on local history amp family stories passed down by Frazier s great great grandfather i Cold Mountain i is the tale of a wounded Confederate soldier Inman who walks away from the ravages of the war amp back home to his prewar sweetheart Ada His odyssey thru the devastated landscape of the soon to be defeated South interweaves with Ada s struggle to revive her father s farm with the help of an intrepid young drifter named Ruby As their long separated lives begin to converge at the close of the war Inman amp Ada confront the vastly transformed world they ve been delivered br br Frazier reveals insight into human relations with the land amp the dangers of solitude He also shares with the great th century novelists a keen observation of a society undergoing change i Cold Mountain i recreates a world gone by that speaks to our time


E.B.E. (The X-Files: Middle Grade, #9)

We are not alone Special agent Fox Mulder is convinced especially after hearing rumors that a UFO shot down over Iraq has mysteriously disappeared Was an E B E an extraterrestrial biological entity on board Has it been spirited away by hostile government forces Mulder is willing to stake his life on it and he may have to


The Canterbury Tales (Middle English Edition)

On a spring day in April sometime in the waning years of the th century travelers set out for Canterbury on a pilgrimage to the shrine of Saint Thomas Beckett Among them is a knight a monk a prioress a plowman a miller a merchant a clerk and an oft widowed wife from Bath Travel is arduous and wearing to maintain their spirits this band of pilgrims entertains each other with a series of tall tales that span the spectrum of literary genres Five hundred years later people are still reading Geoffrey Chaucer s i Canterbury Tales i If you haven t yet made the acquaintance of the Franklin the Pardoner or the Squire because you never learned Middle English take heart this edition of the i Tales i has been translated into modern idiom p From the heroic romance of The Knight s Tale to the low farce embodied in the stories of the Miller the Reeve and the Merchant Chaucer treated such universal subjects as love sex and death in poetry that is simultaneously witty insightful and poignant i The Canterbury Tales i is a grand tour of th century English mores and morals one that modern day readers will enjoy p


Voltage (The X-Files: Middle Grade, #8)

Acts of nature or acts of revenge When Agents Mulder and Scully are sent to investigate the freak lightning storms killing off residents in a small Oklahoma town they uncover a jolting pattern All of the electrified victims also happen to be enemies of a man named Darren Oswald Now Scully and Mulder have to find a way to defuse Darren before he strikes again


Fear (The X-Files: Middle Grade, #7)

Based on the television series b The X Files b created by b Chris Carter b Based on the teleplay written by b Glen Morgan b and b James Wong b br br b Evil Display b br br When ATMs and microwaves start flashing messages of doom in Franklin Pennsylvania the results are immediate and terrifying A wave of paranoia turns the sleepy town into a nightmare causing model moms and normal dads to run amok br br Who is punching the buttons of this high tech terror Is it human hand Or is it some electronic evil that s generating mayhem One thing is sure Unless Mulder and Scully can throw the switch Franklin Pennsylvania is doomed to short circuit soon br br br br from back cover of book br br br i Cover photo by Michael Grecco i br br br p Author Biography Les Martin has written and adapted dozens of books for young readers including eleven X Files novelizations and i Raiders of the Lost Ark i and i Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom i movie storybooks He lives in New York City p


Wind in the Willows (Penguin Readers (Graded Readers))

Meet little Mole willful Ratty Badger the perennial bachelor and petulant Toad In the almost one hundred years since their first appearance in they ve become emblematic archetypes of eccentricity folly and friendship And their misadventures in gypsy caravans stolen sports cars and their Wild Wood continue to capture readers imaginations and warm their hearts long after they grow up br br Begun as a series of letters from Kenneth Grahame to his son i The Wind in the Willows i is a timeless tale of animal cunning and human camaraderie


The Hobbit (Middle-Earth Universe)

i Librarian note an alternate cover for this edition can be found a href https www goodreads com book show the hobbit rel nofollow here a i br br Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable unambitious life rarely travelling further than the pantry of his hobbit hole in Bag End But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of thirteen dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an unexpected journey there and back again They have a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent a large and very dangerous dragon br br The prelude to The Lord of the Rings The Hobbit has sold many millions of copies since its publication in establishing itself as one of the most beloved and influential books of the twentieth century


Romeo and Juliet: 4th Grade Reading Level

In i Romeo and Juliet i Shakespeare creates a world of violence and generational conflict in which two young people fall in love and die because of that love The story is rather extraordinary in that the normal problems faced by young lovers are here so very large It is not simply that the families of Romeo and Juliet disapprove of the lover s affection for each other rather the Montagues and the Capulets are on opposite sides in a blood feud and are trying to kill each other on the streets of Verona Every time a member of one of the two families dies in the fight his relatives demand the blood of his killer Because of the feud if Romeo is discovered with Juliet by her family he will be killed Once Romeo is banished the only way that Juliet can avoid being married to someone else is to take a potion that apparently kills her so that she is burried with the bodies of her slain relatives In this violent death filled world the movement of the story from love at first sight to the union of the lovers in death seems almost inevitable br p What is so striking about this play is that despite its extraordinary setting one perhaps reflecting Elizabethan attitudes about hot blooded Italians it has become the quintessential story of young love Because most young lovers feel that they have to overcome giant obstacles in order to be together because they feel that they would rather die than be kept apart and especially because the language Shakespeare gives his young lovers is so exquisite allowing them to say to each other just what we would all say to a lover if we only knew how it is easy to respond to this play as if it were about all young lovers rather than about a particular couple in a very unusual world When the play was rewritten in the eighteen century as i The History and Fall of Caius Marius i the violent setting became that of a particularly discordant period in classical Rome when Leonard Berstein rewrote the play as i West Side Story i he chose the violent world of New York street gangs p


The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe: Student Packet Grades 3 4 (The Chronicles Of Narnia Series Book 1) (The Chronicles Of Narnia Series Book 1)

Teachers these time saving student packets feature multiple level reproducibles for direct student use Included are activity sheets quizzes vocabulary activities unit tests and much more for an indepth study of the story This is NOT the paperback novel


Adventures of Huckleberry Finn With Reader's Guide (Amsco Literature Program Series Grade 7-12)

Mark Twain s brilliant th century novel has long been recognized as one of the finest examples of American literature It brings back the irrepressible and free spirited Huck first introduced in i The Adventures of Tom Sawyer i and puts him center stage Rich in authentic dialect folksy humor and sharp social commentary Twain s classic tale follows Huck and the runaway slave Jim on an exciting journey down the Mississippi


Frankenstein - Grade 2 -

Shelley s enduringly popular and rich gothic tale confronts some of the most feared innovations of evolutionism and science topics such as degeneracy hereditary disease and humankind s ability to act as creator of the modern world This new edition based on the harder and wittier version of the text draws on new research and examines the novel in the context of the controversial radical sciences developing in the years following the Napoleonic Wars and shows the relationship of Frankenstein s experiment to the contemporary debate between champions of materialistic science and proponents of received religion


The Silmarillion (Middle-Earth Universe)

The story of the creation of the world and of the First Age this is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings look back and in whose events some of them such as Elrond and Galadriel took part br br The three Silmarils were jewels created by F anor most gifted of the Elves Within them was imprisoned the Light of the Two Trees of Valinor before the Trees themselves were destroyed by Morgoth the first Dark Lord br br Thereafter the unsullied Light of Valinor lived on only in the Silmarils but they were seized by Morgoth and set in his crown which was guarded in the impenetrable fortress of Angband in the north of Middle earth br br The Silmarillion is the history of the rebellion of F anor and his kindred against the gods their exile from Valinor and return to Middle earth and their war hopeless despite all their heroism against the great Enemy


The Secret Garden (Graded Readers)

When orphaned Mary Lennox comes to live at her uncle s great house on the Yorkshire Moors she finds it full of secrets The mansion has nearly one hundred rooms and her uncle keeps himself locked up And at night she hears the sound of crying down one of the long corridors br br The gardens surrounding the large property are Mary s only escape Then Mary discovers a secret garden surrounded by walls and locked with a missing key One day with the help of two unexpected companions she discovers a way in Is everything in the garden dead or can Mary bring it back to life


Level 1: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Pearson English Graded Readers)

br Classic American English br br Tom Sawyer loves adventures He has them at home at school and with his friends Huck Finn Joe Harper and Becky Thatcher Tom has one adventure in a graveyard one in an old house one in a cave Who does he see in those places and why is he afraid


McDougal Littell Literature Connections: Macbeth Student Editon Grade 12 1996

This complete line by line Macbeth translation makes the language of Shakespeare s play more modern while preserving the metrical rhythm complexity and poetic qualities of the original The aim is to capture the sound and sense of Shakespeare s tragedy without the need for glosses or notes to use contemporary language without simplifying or modernizing the play in any other way


Level 2: Moby Dick (Pearson English Graded Readers)

Classic British English br Moby Dick is the most dangerous whale in the oceans Captain Ahab fought him and lost a leg Now he hates Moby Dick He wants to kill him But can Captain Ahab and his men find the great white whale A young sailor Ishmael tells the story of their exciting and dangerous trip


Lord of The Rings Trilogy A Middle English Vocabulary. First Edition. Rare and Original

Rare and Original First Edition for Kindle


Darkness Falls (The X-Files: Middle Grade, #2)

No description available


Squeeze (The X-Files: Middle Grade, #4)

b Four Dead One to go b br br FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully are tracking a four time serial killer and all of the evidence points to the impossible a killer who can squeeze through an air duct or slide down a chimney A killer who has never left a trace except for a fingerprint ten inches long A killer who has struck down five victims every thirty years since Mulder and Scully don t know how this monster of a man has endured for the entire twentieth century But they do know that this is the year for the creature to kill and it s closing in on it fifth and final victim


The Tales of Beedle the Bard (Braille): Grade 2

Features five tales such as The Tale of the Three Brothers The Fountain of Fair Fortune The Warlock s Hairy Heart The Wizard and the Hopping Pot and Babbitty Rabbitty and her Cackling Stump


Oliver Twist (Oxford Progressive English Readers, Grade 2)

i Oliver Twist i is a powerful story of crime poverty and violence It is one of Charles Dickens most widely read novels and was first published in The year before young Charles Dickens had suddenly leaped from obscurity to success with i The Pickwick Papers i br br The setting of i Oliver Twist i is in startling contrast to the happy world of Mr Pickwick Its picture of crime and brutality surprised readers who thought of Dickens only as a comic writer But the author actually had been born into this very world of which he wrote a world of debtors prisons almshouses slums and poverty br br Oliver was born and reared in a workhouse and apprenticed to a brutal master He ran away to London Starving he was taken from the streets by Fagin a master criminal who corrupted homeless boys by teaching them the tricks of a professional thief br br Oliver s early career and the events that lead to his rescue present every facet of the genius that has made Charles Dickens perhaps the greatest of all English novelists br br It is a mark of Dickens genius that today the sharply observed scenes and vivid characters of the early nineteenth century still burgeon with life in the pages of this great novel


Tiger, Tiger! (The X-Files: Middle Grade, #3)

When an elephant runs amok in Idaho Agent Fox Mulder picks up the scent of aliens at work and takes his partner Dana Scully with him on a trail that gets hotter at every turn The trail leads them to a tiger that melts through iron bars to spread terror with tooth and claw


Humbug (The X-Files: Middle Grade, #5)

Scully and Mulder have to throw the rule book away when they investigate a murder in Gibsonton Florida where normal does not exist The natives are circus and sideshow performers The victim called The Alligator Man died a bizarre mysterious death And the agents list of suspects which grows daily is beginning to look like a page out of Ripley s Believe It or Not


The Three Musketeers (graded reader)

D Artagnan travels to Paris hoping to join the Musketeers a group of adventurers who serve Louis XIII A series of misadventures brings him to a duel with none other than three of his heroes the Musketeers Porthos Athos and Aramis The three men ask D Artagnan to join them in their struggle to protect Queen Anne against the plots of power hungry Cardinal Richelieu


Level 3: Othello (Pearson English Graded Readers)

Classic British English br Othello is a popular soldier who is in love with his beautiful new wife He also has good friends like Iago another soldier So when Iago tells him terrible stories about his wife Desdemona who should Othello believe Will jealousy destroy all their lives This is one of William Shakespeare s greatest plays


Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing (Fudge, #1)

Life with his little brother Fudge makes Peter Hatcher feel like a fourth grade nothing Whether Fudge is throwing a temper tantrum in a shoe store smearing mashed potatoes on the walls at Hamburger Heaven or trying to fly he s never far from trouble He s an almost three year old terror who gets away with everything and Peter s had it up to here When Fudge walks off with Dribble Peter s pet turtle it s the last straw Peter has put up with Fudge for too long Way too long How can he get his parents to pay attention to him for a change


Island of the Blue Dolphins (Houghton Mifflin: Challenge Level Theme 2 Grade 5)

In the Pacific there is an island that looks like a big fish sunning itself in the sea Around it blue dolphins swim otters play and sea elephants and sea birds abound Once Indians also lived on the island And when they left and sailed to the east one young girl was left behind This is the story of Karana the Indian girl who lived alone for years on the Island of the Blue Dolphins Year after year she watched one season pass into another and waited for a ship to take her away But while she waited she kept herself alive by building shelter making weapons finding food and fighting her enemies the wild dogs It is not only an unusual adventure of survival but also a tale of natural beauty and personal discovery


Rich Dad, Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money--That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

This book will br Explode the myth that you need to earn a high income to become rich br Challenge the belief that your house is an assett br Show parents why they can t rely on the school system to teach their kids about money br Define once and for all an assett and a liability br Teach you what to teach your kids about money so they will benefit in ways you did not


X Marks the Spot (The X-Files: Middle Grade, #1)

b Class of the Doomed b br br The FBI thinks that Mulder is weird or worse He keeps insisting that aliens are running amok on earth His lovely and level headed partner agent Dana Scully is supposed to keep him in line But that s hard to do when they re investigating an Oregon high school class full of corpses and the walking dead Yes Mulder s theories about the class of are beyond strange But in a world where minds are turned off like lights bodies blossom with otherworldly scars and the night explodes with blinding evil Fox Mulder may not be weird at all He may just be the one with the answers nobody s ready to hear


The Phantom of the Opera (Pearson English Graded Readers - Level 5)

Classic American English br There is a climate of secrecy and fear at the Paris Opera People are dying and a beautiful talented young singer has disappeared Is this the work of the Opera ghost Is the ghost a man or a monster And what else will he do to get what he wants


Cold Mountain w/MP3 Pack: Level 5 Graded Reader

i Cold Mountain i is a novel about a soldier s perilous journey back to his beloved near the Civil War s end At once a love story amp a harrowing account of one man s long walk home Cold Mountain introduces a new talent in American literature br br Based on local history amp family stories passed down by Frazier s great great grandfather i Cold Mountain i is the tale of a wounded Confederate soldier Inman who walks away from the ravages of the war amp back home to his prewar sweetheart Ada His odyssey thru the devastated landscape of the soon to be defeated South interweaves with Ada s struggle to revive her father s farm with the help of an intrepid young drifter named Ruby As their long separated lives begin to converge at the close of the war Inman amp Ada confront the vastly transformed world they ve been delivered br br Frazier reveals insight into human relations with the land amp the dangers of solitude He also shares with the great th century novelists a keen observation of a society undergoing change i Cold Mountain i recreates a world gone by that speaks to our time


E.B.E. (The X-Files: Middle Grade, #9)

We are not alone Special agent Fox Mulder is convinced especially after hearing rumors that a UFO shot down over Iraq has mysteriously disappeared Was an E B E an extraterrestrial biological entity on board Has it been spirited away by hostile government forces Mulder is willing to stake his life on it and he may have to


The Canterbury Tales (Middle English Edition)

On a spring day in April sometime in the waning years of the th century travelers set out for Canterbury on a pilgrimage to the shrine of Saint Thomas Beckett Among them is a knight a monk a prioress a plowman a miller a merchant a clerk and an oft widowed wife from Bath Travel is arduous and wearing to maintain their spirits this band of pilgrims entertains each other with a series of tall tales that span the spectrum of literary genres Five hundred years later people are still reading Geoffrey Chaucer s i Canterbury Tales i If you haven t yet made the acquaintance of the Franklin the Pardoner or the Squire because you never learned Middle English take heart this edition of the i Tales i has been translated into modern idiom p From the heroic romance of The Knight s Tale to the low farce embodied in the stories of the Miller the Reeve and the Merchant Chaucer treated such universal subjects as love sex and death in poetry that is simultaneously witty insightful and poignant i The Canterbury Tales i is a grand tour of th century English mores and morals one that modern day readers will enjoy p


Voltage (The X-Files: Middle Grade, #8)

Acts of nature or acts of revenge When Agents Mulder and Scully are sent to investigate the freak lightning storms killing off residents in a small Oklahoma town they uncover a jolting pattern All of the electrified victims also happen to be enemies of a man named Darren Oswald Now Scully and Mulder have to find a way to defuse Darren before he strikes again


Fear (The X-Files: Middle Grade, #7)

Based on the television series b The X Files b created by b Chris Carter b Based on the teleplay written by b Glen Morgan b and b James Wong b br br b Evil Display b br br When ATMs and microwaves start flashing messages of doom in Franklin Pennsylvania the results are immediate and terrifying A wave of paranoia turns the sleepy town into a nightmare causing model moms and normal dads to run amok br br Who is punching the buttons of this high tech terror Is it human hand Or is it some electronic evil that s generating mayhem One thing is sure Unless Mulder and Scully can throw the switch Franklin Pennsylvania is doomed to short circuit soon br br br br from back cover of book br br br i Cover photo by Michael Grecco i br br br p Author Biography Les Martin has written and adapted dozens of books for young readers including eleven X Files novelizations and i Raiders of the Lost Ark i and i Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom i movie storybooks He lives in New York City p


Wind in the Willows (Penguin Readers (Graded Readers))

Meet little Mole willful Ratty Badger the perennial bachelor and petulant Toad In the almost one hundred years since their first appearance in they ve become emblematic archetypes of eccentricity folly and friendship And their misadventures in gypsy caravans stolen sports cars and their Wild Wood continue to capture readers imaginations and warm their hearts long after they grow up br br Begun as a series of letters from Kenneth Grahame to his son i The Wind in the Willows i is a timeless tale of animal cunning and human camaraderie