Gaia Girls

Gaia Girls

This series chronicles the adventures of the Gaia Girls – four girls from different corners of the globe chosen by the living organism of the earth to help stop the destructive practices of human beings…. The first book introduces us to 10 year old Elizabeth Angier and her fight against factory farming to save...
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Fifty Miles from Tomorrow:: A Memoir of Alaska and the Real People

Fifty Miles from Tomorrow:: A Memoir of Alaska and the Real People  by William L. Iggiagruk Hensley looks like a fascinating read.  Here is an overview from Barnes and Noble: Synopsis The inspiring true story of one man’s quest to preserve and defend his people’s Ilitqusiat—Native Spirit. As a young man growing up on...
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Duke Ellington His Life in Jazz with 21 Activities by Stephanie Stein

Celebrating one of the most influential figures in jazz, this comprehensive biography incorporates the legendary Duke Ellington’s talents into engaging activities for children. Enlisting the musician’s gifts as a pianist, composer, and band leader, this interdisciplinary approach shows how to create a ragtime rhythm, make a washtub bass, write song lyrics, dance the Lindy...
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Open Hands: Lessons on Giving and Receiving

Open Hands: Lessons on Giving and Receiving is an unforgettable collection of true stories that will touch, move and inspire every reader. Inside this treasury of worldwide experiences, more than 45 contributing authors share how their lives have been affected, in big and small ways, by the kindness of others. The stories are coupled...
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The Pocket Paper Engineer How to Make Pop-Ups Step-by-Step by Carol Barton

The Pocket Paper Engineer How to Make Pop-Ups Step-by-Step by Carol Barton

Contact: June Barrow Phone: 301-229-2213 Platforms, Props, Spirals and Straddles! Building Your Own Pop-Ups from the Page Up The Pocket Paper Engineer How to Make Pop-Ups Step-by-Step by Carol Barton Bethesda, MD — They’re not just for kids anymore. Pop-up books are hot, and they’re appearing in ads, movies, music videos and of...
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Missing Money Education

“Your children are going back to school, and they probably have some pretty good teachers. But who’s teaching them about money?” So asks Alan Wolan, an investor, entrepreneur, success coach, and educator, who is the author of Moneyology 1: A Kid’s Guide to Money, the first book in an illustrated series that’s designed to...
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Recorded Books Offers Free Audio for Bridge to Terabithia

Recorded Books Offers Free Audio for Bridge to Terabithia Prince Frederick, MD-September 9, 2008-Recorded Books, the largest provider of audiobooks for K-12 schools, is giving away excerpts from the audiobook for Newbery Medal winner Bridge to Terabithia, along with lesson plans that coordinate with the excerpts. Free downloads from Katherine Paterson's audiobook will be...
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Max Elliot Anderson’s NEW Book

Readers of action-adventures and mysteries, by Max Elliot Anderson, already know to look for unexpected twists and turns. So it is with his new short story, BIG FOOT. BIG FOOT appears with a group of sports short stories, for tweens and teens, published by Darby Creek Publishers. The title of this new book is...
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New Titles from Memoria Press

August, 2008 Visit for articles and information on Classical Education. Memoria Press is the publisher of many popular Latin, logic, rhetoric, and classical education textbooks. Request a free copy of our catalog, The Classical Teacher. New Titles from Memoria Press. New American Cursive: Master cursive in the first grade! (Our most popular new...
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When Donkeys Fly

“When Donkeys Fly” is an inspiring book for all ages. The story is about a little girl who wants to do everything… play baseball, own a horse, jump out of a plane, even be President… and everyone tells her that she can… “When Donkeys Fly”. It is a book that teaches children, and the...
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