‘I Am Deaf’ follows a boy who cannot hear though a day at school. The boy attends a school for deaf children and uses sign language. At home he shows the reader his special telephone and doorbell. Blue level titles introduce children to sentence structures and common word endings. This level also teaches how to read with insight, encouraging children to stress words in bold type for example. PM Science Facts offer 40 non-fiction titles which explore the scientific world from a child’s perspective. Intriguing topics to engage emergent readers.
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Mira May 2009 For the first time, Jane beheld King Henry VIII of England. He was broad chested and strong voiced, jewelled and befurred, a powerfully dominant presence... Lady-in-waiting Jane Sweetwater's resistance to the legendary attractions of Henry VIII may have saved her pretty neck, but her reward is a forced and unhappy marriage to a much older man. Jane’s only consolation is that she still lives upon her beloved Exmoor, the bleak yet beautiful land that cradles Allerbrook House, her family home. Though London may be distant from Exmoor, the religious and political turmoil of the Tudor court are never far away. When Jane is forced to choose, will she remain faithful to the crown of England? Or will family ties bring down the house of Allerbrook? From the glittering danger of the Tudor court to the bleak moors of Exmoor, one indomitable woman will fight to make her mark on history.
Orchids were once just for the wealthy and the skilled greenhouse grower but now they are for everyone.All too often they are thrown away after flowering - The Orchid Expert shows you how to make them permanent members of your family with information on: The way to ensure repeat flowering. What to look for when buying a plant. The secrets of success plant by plant. Orchid identification the unique Expert way. Increasing your stock the simple way. Preserving blooms the microwave way. Reliable easy-to-follow advice and information from EXPERT books - the world's best-selling gardening series.
When a troubled young runaway arrives on Tom Ripley's French estate he is drawn into a world he thought he'd left behind the seedy underworld of Berlin and kidnapping plots lies and deception. Ripley becomes the boy's protector as a friendship develops between the young man with a guilty conscience and the older one with no conscience at all.
Clare and Abby have become very fond of Star and Patches. Imagine their dismay when they overhear the new owners of the riding school describing the two ponies as ‘too old to stay’! Gold level titles introduce children to more complex sentences with an average length of 10 words and help to develop reading strategies such as breaking long words down into syllables. PM Plus Storybooks feature a classic story structure with tension, climax and resolution to engage young readers. The books have been written using carefully selected vocabulary to ensure children experience reading success.
The deliciously tempting doc… New surgeon Jared Finch is causing a storm in Nurse Practitioner Kasey McGowan’s clinic! She’s got better things to think about, but what’s a girl to do when Jared’s been nicknamed Dr Tall, Dark and Gorgeous? She comes with baggage, he’s got a whole baggage carousel – and giving in to their attraction risks everything. But the desire is oh-so-tempting…
In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries the era of the Reformation thousands of Europeans were thought to be possessed by demons. In response to their horrifying symptoms - violent convulsions displays of preternatural strength vomiting of foreign objects displaying contempt for sacred objects and others - exorcists were summoned to expel the evil spirits from victims' bodies. This compelling book focuses on possession and exorcism in the Reformation period but also reaches back to the fifteenth century and forward to our own times. Entire convents of nuns in French and Spanish towns 30 boys in an Amsterdam orphange a small group of young girls in Salem Massachusetts - these are among the instances of demon possession in the United States and throughout Europe that Brian Lavack closely examines taking into account the diverse interpretations of generations of theologians biblical scholars...
Spice October 2009 The first time she'd met him, he'd been blindfolded and at her mercy. Partnered in a trust exercise, Graham had been enticed by the allure of Julia's voice, and eagerly followed her direction to navigate a maze. But as a warm friendship developed between them, their mutual attraction remained unacknowledged. And in the long-distance e-mail relationship that followed, their reticence persisted. Until the day a cancelled flight stranded Julia in Graham's home town. Both tried to play it cool, though each had approached their dinner date with intense anticipation. But the minute they stepped into Julia's hotel room, the flood gates opened and their unfettered passion exploded. What really excited Julia, though, was that as in the trust exercise, Graham was great at taking direction. Because what really excited Graham was pleasuring Julia as no one else ever had.
From USA TODAY bestselling author Kasey Michaels comes the second book in her captivating series about the Redgraves-four siblings celebrated for their legacy of scandal and seduction... Lady Katherine Redgrave has one mission-to find her deceased father's journals, which may hold the key to a traitorous conspiracy that puts Kate's family in danger. Kate vows to let no obstacle stand in her way...but when she meets Simon Ravenbill, Marquis of Singleton, her attentions are diverted as the sinfully handsome nobleman tempts her beyond reason. Simon has a mission of his own: to uncover the truth about the secret society he believes murdered his brother. All he needs is to get to the Redgrave journals before Kate does. The solution is simple-he'll romance the fiery beauty in the hopes of distracting her from her quest, all while covertly searching for the diaries himself. Yet what begins as a charade soon...
With 2 million copies of her Immortals series in print Alyson Noel is one of the hottest paranormal teen authors writing today. NIGHT STAR continues the epic love story that has enchanted readers across the world. Ever and Damen must face bitter rivals jealous friends and their own worst fears -- all in the hope of being together forever. NIGHT STAR is guaranteed to mesmerize fans and leave them breathlessly awaiting the sixth and final book!
There is nothing to be found in the pages of these books but misery and despair. You still have time to choose something else to read. But if you must know what unpleasantries befall the charming and clever Baudelaire children read on...The Penultimate Peril. Sadly this next-to-last chronicle of the lives of the Baudelaire orphans and it is next-to-first in its supply of unpleasantness. Probably the next-to-last things you would like to read about are a harpoon gun a rooftop sunbathing salon two mysterious initials three unidentified triplets a notorious villain and an unsavoury curry. Next-to-last things are the first thing to be avoided!
New in paperback here is a highly readable account of 56 of the extraordinary characters whose lives were the defining threads in the great adventure and final tragedy that was the Roman Republic. In this history we see the best and worst of the Roman elite superstitious brutal and utterly uncompromising but often men of great honour and principle. This highly readable and authoritative account is ideal for home or school reference and as a companion to the bestselling Chronicle of the Roman Emperors"."
This book introduces the high frequency words ‘we’ and ‘to’, and a new language structure which involves more than one person. It features a variety of family groups, visiting a range of venues. Magenta level titles (equivalent to the Pink book band) are perfect for introducing fundamental reading concepts and skills to early and emergent readers. PM Plus Starters build emergent reading concepts and skills. High-frequency words and simple sentence construction are gradually introduced throughout the 20 fiction and six non-fiction texts
Medical February 2012 The boss and the mysterious beauty…Dr Rick Navarro is reluctantly intrigued by dedicated paediatric nurse Summer Adair. He understands her dedication to her daughter – he’s a single parent too – but why is Summer so mysteriously tight-lipped about herself? Rick’s sure they can find elusive happiness together – but Summer’s not the only one running from the past…
Girls will love dressing the all-action dollies with over 300 stickers provided to prepare them for a variety of exciting and unusual jobs. It includes stunt girls an air ambulance crew a snowboard instructress a police dog handler a 'West End' choreographer firefighters and lots more. It is part of a best-selling and much-loved collectable series.