We all know that kids should read more. But how do you stock up on books that you know are just right for your readers? Easy! Try our great-value Lexile packs: the instant way to build your library with levelled books for steady reading progression. They’re perfect for use with Scholastic Reading Pro: our revolutionary way to find the right book at the right time for the right child, exactly suited to their interests and reading level. Books grouped by Lexile and age levels to ensure the perfect match for young readers Wide range of genres, styles, themes and formats to broaden reading experience A quick and easy way to fill gaps and keep your bookshelves stocked Quality books by top authors to keep children entertained and perfectly challenged PS: if you’ve not tried Scholastic Reading Pro, find out more here. #bookpacks-0816
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Nobody knows what kids love to read better than – you guessed it – teachers! If you want to choose the perfect books for little readers, teachers are the people to ask. So that’s exactly what we did when we wanted to make the ultimate book packs for children. And here are the books all those lovely teachers voted for! A fantastic pack of the UK’s top picks for ages 9-11, taken from the overall list of 100 unmissable stories. Perfect for classrooms, libraries and family bookshelves. Heaps of best-loved stories. Countless smiles. The UK’s favourite books for Years 5-6, as chosen by teachers for teachers Taken from our Scholastic Top 100 poll, in which almost 50,000 teachers voted Top-quality titles from acclaimed authors, including several modern classics Stories that work well as teaching aides, but also build a love of books #top100-packs-16 #top100-ages9to11
This book of animal facts focuses only on pigs. The facts are in the areas of: feeding, breeding, what they are used for and wild pigs. It also describes that long ago pigs lived in the wild in the forests of Europe and Asia. Purple level titles introduce a variety of topics to promote reading for pleasure and offer plenty of opportunities to look at rhyme and rhythm within words to build fluency and phrasing. PM Non-fiction books are carefully researched, presenting factual information accompanied by superb photography and realistic illustrations to engage young readers.
In the late 1590s the Sultan secretly commissions a great book: a celebration of his life and his empire to be illuminated by the best artists of the day - in the European manner. At a time of violent fundamentalism however this is a dangerous proposition. Even the illustrious circle of artists are not allowed to know for whom they are working. But when one of the miniaturists is murdered their Master has to seek outside help. Did the dead painter fall victim to professional rivalry romantic jealousy or religious terror? With the Sultan demanding an answer within three days perhaps the clue lies somewhere in the half-finished pictures ...Orhan Pamuk is one of the world's leading contemporary novelists and in My Name is Red" he fashioned an unforgettable tale of suspense and an artful meditation on love and deception."
This series provides realistic test practice and is excellent for preparing children for SATs tests and other assessments. The test papers are written by examiners and teachers with proven records of helping children to achieve their potential. These practice test papers can be used in Years 7 8 and 9 to: * ensure understanding of all curriculum topics * establish a student's potential National Curriculum attainment level * help improve skills and ability and monitor progress * build confidence ahead of tests and assessment
The Expanded Guide book by David Taylor covers everything you will need to know about photography to help you maximise the full potential of the Canon Rebel T6/EOS 1300D DSLR. This step-by-step guide is made up of the following chapters: Overview, Functions, Menus, Lenses, Flash, Accessories, Macro, In the Field and Connection.
Get more from your trip with easy-to-find phrases for every travel situation. One of the most rewarding things about travelling through Western Europe is the rich variety of cuisine, customs, architecture and history. The flipside of course is that you'll encounter a number of very different languages. Most languages spoken in Western Europe, including English, belong to what's known as the Indo-European language family, believed to have originally developed from one language spoken thousands of years ago. Luckily for English speakers, all but one use Roman script. Never get stuck for words with our quick reference dictionary for each language Order the right meal with our menu decoders Use our carefully selected words and phrases to get around with ease Coverage Includes: Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish.. By Lonely Planet Publications, Karina...
Play peekaboo with your baby and hear them giggle in delight as they discover wild animals under the flaps and hear five amazing sounds! Read together and lift the giant flaps to reveal noisy wild animals. Where's lion hiding? Lift the flap and he'll go roar. And where's owl? Lift the flap to hear a twit-twoo! Find all the wild animals as they wait to say peekaboo! This is an award-winning series for babies perfect for developing imagination early-thinking and memory skills.
This is a gripping historical adventure by a much-loved and award winning author. It is World War II and Jo stumbles on a dangerous secret: Jewish children are being smuggled away from the Nazis close to his mountain village in Spain. Now German soldiers have been stationed at the border. Jo must get word to his friends that the children are trapped. The slightest mistake could cost them their lives.
As a mother wife employer and editor of the Review of Applied Ethics Isabel Dalhousie is aware that to be human is to be responsible. So when a neighbour brings her a new and potentially dangerous puzzle to solve once again Isabel feels she has no option but to shoulder the burden. A masterpiece painting has been stolen from Duncan Munrowe old-fashioned philanthropist father to two discontented children and a very wealthy man. As Isabel enters into negotiations with the shadowy figures who are in search of a ransom a case where heroes and villains should be clearly defined turns murky: the list of those who desire the painting - or the money - lengthens and hasty judgement must be avoided at all cost. Morals it turns out are like Scottish clouds: complex changeable and tricky to get a firm grip on; they require a sharp observational eye a philosophical mindset and the habit of kindness....
These children's classics have been sensitively adapted to enrich your junior pupils' reading. They are part of a structured reading programme for juniors from Oxford Reading Tree Stages 9-16. They have masses of boy and girl appeal and will introduce your readers to significant authors from the past - a key part of the Literacy Strategy. Each book features two author biographies - one for the original author and one for the TreeTops author. In addition each book includes comprehension questions and teaching notes to help draw out and practice difficult comprehension strategies such as inference empathy and deduction. There are also notes to help with historical and social context and any challenging vocabulary ensuring the books are easily accessible. This book is also available as part of a mixed pack of 6 different books or a class pack of 36 books of the same ORT stage. Each book pack comes...
Welcome to the Island of Struay home of one of the best-loved characters in children's books - Katie Morag McColl! This lavish book is packed with brand-new stories and poems featuring favourite characters from Katie Morag's island home. Whether she's trying to keep the secret of Baking Day from her little brothe Liam befriending a baby seal with the Holiday Children or even smoothing out troubles between her two very different grannies Katie Morag is always at the heart of this island and its special way of life.
Special Releases August 2011 by Mary Brendan Sir Jason Hunter could not let young widow, Helen Marlowe, fall into ruin. His intentions were purely honourable, until she surprised him with an offer of a carte blanche! Helen told herself her offer was practical – as Jason’s mistress she would be secure – but her heart knew better… Includes: A Practical Mistress and The Wanton Bride
Prepare for a invasion of hungry wolves, wicked stepmothers and beastly little children! Beware: these rhymes are not the charming fairy tales you know and love from nursery school. Shudder at Little Red Riding Hood, the grisly little girl who makes fur coats out of big bad wolves! Gasp at the nerve of rude Goldilocks, who gobbles your breakfast and trashes your house! And squeal out loud with poor Cindy, whose handsome prince turns out to have a black heart… and a big axe! Yikes! A cheeky rhyming classic from genius writer Roald Dahl A hilariously twisted take on five favourite fairy tales The perfect way to get rhyming and have a riotous laugh Illustrated by Quentin Blake in his inimitable style #top100-092016 #top100-ages7to9
There are many benefits of practising yoga and Pilates: as the body begins to function at its peak stamina rises strength improves and body confidence hits an all-time high. This three-in-one guide combines expert tuition with step-by-step photography to create an enjoyable series of exercises for body and mind. Begin by correcting habitual poor posture with simple realignment exercises and progress towards greater mobility - in the comfort of your own home and in your own time. Use this book as a safe personal guide or as an aid to further instruction. Over 700 colour photographs capture the intricacy of all poses and highlight common mistakes.
Fundamental Electrical and Electronic Principles" covers the essential principles that form the foundations for electrical and electronic engineering courses. The coverage of this new edition has been carefully brought in line with the core unit 'Electrical and Electronic Principles' of the 2007 BTEC National Engineering specification from Edexcel. As the book follows a logical topic progression rather than a particular syllabus it is also suitable for other Level 3 students on vocational courses such as Vocational AS/A Level City & Guilds courses and NVQs as well as those taking foundation courses at pre-degree level including HNC/HND. Each chapter starts with learning outcomes tied to the syllabus. All theory is explained in detail and backed up with numerous worked examples. Students can test their understanding with end of chapter assignment questions for which answers are provided. The book...