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The School for Good and Evil (The School for Good and Evil, #1)

i The first kidnappings happened two hundred years before Some years it was two boys taken some years two girls sometimes one of each But if at first the choices seemed random soon the pattern became clear One was always beautiful and good the child every parent wanted as their own The other was homely and odd an outcast from birth An opposing pair plucked from youth and spirited away i br br This year best friends Sophie and Agatha are about to discover where all the lost children go the fabled School for Good amp Evil where ordinary boys and girls are trained to be fairy tale heroes and villains As the most beautiful girl in Gavaldon Sophie has dreamed of being kidnapped into an enchanted world her whole life With her pink dresses glass slippers and devotion to good deeds she knows she ll earn top marks at the School for Good and graduate a storybook princess Meanwhile Agatha with her shapeless black frocks wicked pet cat and dislike of nearly everyone seems a natural fit for the School for Evil br br But when the two girls are swept into the Endless Woods they find their fortunes reversed Sophie s dumped in the School for Evil to take Uglification Death Curses and Henchmen Training while Agatha finds herself in the School For Good thrust amongst handsome princes and fair maidens for classes in Princess Etiquette and Animal Communication But what if the mistake is actually the first clue to discovering who Sophie and Agatha really are br br The School for Good amp Evil is an epic journey into a dazzling new world where the only way out of a fairy tale is to live through one


Sideways Stories from Wayside School (Wayside School #1)

p There was a terrible mistake Wayside School was built with one classroom on top of another thirty stories high The builder said he was sorry Maybe that s why all kinds of funny things happened at Wayside especially on the thirteenth floor p


Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time

The inspiring account of one man s campaign to build schools in the most dangerous remote and anti American reaches of Asia br br In April the CBS documentary Minutes called into question Greg Mortenson s work The program alleged inaccuracies in Three Cups of Tea and its sequel Stones into Schools as well as financial improprieties in the operation of Mortenson s Central Asia Institute Questions were also raised about Mortenson s claim that he got lost near K and ended up in Korphe that he was captured by the Taliban in the number of schools the CAI claimed to have built and whether CAI funds had been used appropriately for Mortenson s book tours View the broadcast Jon Krakauer who had supported the CAI to the tune of also questioned Mortenson s accounts and released his allegations in a lengthy article titled Three Cups of Deceit


Wayside School Is Falling Down (Wayside School #2)

Louis yard teacher starts off tales of unusual students Comic sketches precede every chapter Todd brings a cute adorable plastic puppy who bites back when Joy steals it Cafeteria Mrs Mush serves Mushroom Surprise that changes Ron When Paul falls out the window Leslie offers her pigtails to pull him back On th floor invisible Allison finds Miss Zarves class


Ouran High School Host Club, Vol. 1 (Ouran High School Host Club, #1)

One day Haruhi a scholarship student at exclusive Ouran High School breaks an vase that belongs to the Host Club a mysterious campus group consisting of six super rich and gorgeous guys To pay back the damages she is forced to work for the club and it s there that she discovers just how wealthy the boys are and how different they are from everybody else


Schooled

Homeschooled by his hippie grandmother Capricorn Cap Anderson has never watched television tasted a pizza or even heard of a wedgie But when his grandmother lands in the hospital Cap is forced to move in with a school counselor and attend the local middle school While Cap knows a lot about tie dyeing and Zen Buddhism no education could prepare him for the politics of public school


School's Out—Forever (Maximum Ride, #2)

In this eagerly awaited follow up brave bird kid Max and her flock are discovered by an FBI agent and forced to go to school There is no such thing as an ordinary day as Max deciphers how and when she s supposed to save the world and she faces her greatest enemy a clone of herself Little Brown and Company


Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School, #1)

i It s one thing to learn to curtsy properly It s quite another to learn to curtsy and throw a knife at the same time Welcome to Finishing School i br br Fourteen year old Sophronia is a great trial to her poor mother Sophronia is more interested in dismantling clocks and climbing trees than proper manners and the family can only hope that company never sees her atrocious curtsy Mrs Temminnick is desperate for her daughter to become a proper lady So she enrolls Sophronia in Mademoiselle Geraldine s Finishing Academy for Young Ladies of Quality br br But Sophronia soon realizes the school is not quite what her mother might have hoped At Mademoiselle Geraldine s young ladies learn to finish everything Certainly they learn the fine arts of dance dress and etiquette but they also learn to deal out death diversion and espionage in the politest possible ways of course Sophronia and her friends are in for a rousing first year s education


Lord of the Flies

A plane crashes on a desert island and the only survivors a group of schoolboys assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued By day they inhabit a land of bright fantastic birds and dark blue seas but at night their dreams are haunted by the image of a terrifying beast


Romeo and Juliet: Texts and Contexts High School

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


Night School (Night School, #1)

Allie Sheridan s world is falling apart Her brother s run away from home Her parents ignore her And she s just been arrested br br Again br br This time her parents have had enough They cut her off from her friends and send her away to boarding school far from her London friends br br But at Cimmeria Academy Allie is soon caught up in the strange activities of a secret group of elite students br br When she s attacked late one night the incident sets off a chain of increasingly violent events As the school begins to seem like a very dangerous place she finds out that nothing at Cimmeria is what it seems to be br br And that she is not who she thought she was


The Charm School

Something very strange and sinister is going on in the Russian woods at Borodino In a place called Mrs Ivanova s Charm School young KGB agents are being taught by American POW s how to be model citizens of the USA The Soviet goal to infiltrate the United States undetected When an unsuspecting American tourist stumbles upon this secret he sets in motion a CIA investigation that will reveal horrifying police state savagery and superpower treachery


School Spirits

Fifteen year old Izzy Brannick was trained to fight monsters For centuries her family has hunted magical creatures But when Izzy s older sister vanishes without a trace while on a job Izzy s mom decides they need to take a break br br Izzy and her mom move to a new town but they soon discover it s not as normal as it appears A series of hauntings has been plaguing the local high school and Izzy is determined to prove her worth and investigate But assuming the guise of an average teenager is easier said than done For a tough girl who s always been on her own it s strange to suddenly make friends and maybe even have a crush br br Can Izzy trust her new friends to help find the secret behind the hauntings before more people get hurt br br Rachel Hawkins delightful spin off brings the same wit and charm as the i New York Times i best selling Hex Hall series Get ready for more magic mystery and romance


Night School (Jack Reacher #21)

It s and Reacher is still in the army In the morning they give him a medal and in the afternoon they send him back to school That night he s off the grid Out of sight out of mind br br Two other men are in the classroom an FBI agent and a CIA analyst Each is a first rate operator each is fresh off a big win and each is wondering what the hell they are doing there br br Then they find out A Jihadist sleeper cell in Hamburg Germany has received an unexpected visitor a Saudi courier seeking safe haven while waiting to rendezvous with persons unknown A CIA asset undercover inside the cell has overheard the courier whisper a chilling message The American wants a hundred million dollars br br For what And who from Reacher and his two new friends are told to find the American Reacher recruits the best soldier he has ever worked with Sergeant Frances Neagley Their mission heats up in more ways than one while always keeping their eyes on the prize If they don t get their man the world will suffer an epic act of terrorism br br From Langley to Hamburg Jalalabad to Kiev i Night School i moves like a bullet through a treacherous landscape of double crosses faked identities and new and terrible enemies as Reacher maneuvers inside the game and outside the law br br i Listening Length hours and minutes i


Frankenstein (Biblioteca Escolar/ School Library)

Mary Shelley s Frankenstein is the world s most famous Gothic novel about eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein who creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment Shelley s work is considered to be the world s first science fiction with Frankenstein s monster being a symbol of science gone awry Shelley s masterpiece has inspired numerous films plays and other books This the edition contains the author s final revisions


High School Debut, Vol. 01 (High School Debut, #1)

When Haruna Nagashima was in junior high her life consisted of playing softball and reading comics But now that she s going to high school Haruna decides to put all of her energy towards getting a boyfriend and having the high school romance of a lifetime To help in her quest she enlists cute upperclassman Yoh Komiyama to coach her as she eschews her jock tendencies and turns herself into the kind of girl who can catch a guy Yoh agrees with one catch Haruna had better not fall for him


If You Take a Mouse to School

b The Barnes amp Noble Review b br Bringing a plucky mouse to school isn t the wisest idea no matter how much fun it might seem Thankfully the bestselling duo of author Laura Numeroff and illustrator Felicia Bond creators of a href http search barnesandnoble com booksearch isbninquiry asp isbn rel nofollow i If You Take a Mouse to the Movies i a and a href http search barnesandnoble com booksearch isbninquiry asp isbn rel nofollow i If You Give a Mouse a Cookie i a have teamed up to show us the hijinks a whiskered school guest could cause br p br Starting with asking for your lunchbox this critter is set for mischief The feisty mouse asks for a snack for later cookies of course a notebook and pencils and wants to share your backpack too After he arrives at school the pushy classmate tries his hand make that paw at math and writing on the blackboard afterward whipping up a messy pink science experiment and building a little mouse house from blocks The schooltime antics don t stop there but a busy mouse tends to get hungry after so much playtime Naturally his snack is in the lunchbox which is stored in a safe place with his new picture book inside br p p br Following the whimsical style of their previous books Numeroff and Bond have done it again Their high adrenaline mouse will have readers cheering while their eyes comb the illustrations for extra nibbles of fun Although the book s main human character looks positively exhausted at the end we can only holler for more of the little guy with the huge school spirit i Matt Warner i p


The School of Essential Ingredients

b Reminiscent of i Chocolat i and i Like Water for Chocolate i a gorgeously written novel about life love and the magic of food b br br i The School of Essential Ingredients i follows the lives of eight students who gather in Lillian s Restaurant every Monday night for cooking class It soon becomes clear however that each one seeks a recipe for something beyond the kitchen br br Students include Claire a young mother struggling with the demands of her family Antonia an Italian kitchen designer learning to adapt to life in America and Tom a widower mourning the loss of his wife to breast cancer Chef Lillian a woman whose connection with food is both soulful and exacting helps them to create dishes whose flavor and techniques expand beyond the restaurant and into the secret corners of her students lives br br One by one the students are transformed by the aromas flavors and textures of Lillian s food including a white on white cake that prompts wistful reflections on the sweet fragility of love and a peppery heirloom tomato sauce that seems to spark one romance but end another Brought together by the power of food and companionship the lives of the characters mingle and intertwine united by the revealing nature of what can be created in the kitchen


Les Miserables: High School Edition

An ideal version for those who want to enjoy the book and finish it in a few days br br Enjoy all the plot lines and vivid descriptions of the characters without getting bogged down in the battle of Waterloo or the construction of the Sewers of Paris


The Odyssey of Homer. Abridged School Edition

Muse tell me of a man a man of much resource who was made to wander far and long after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy Many were the men whose lands he saw and came to know their thinking many too the miseries at sea which he suffered in his heart as he sought to win his own life and the safety of his companions Recounting the epic journey home of Odysseus from the Trojan War i The Odyssey i alongside its sister poem i The Iliad i stands as the well spring of Western Civilisation and culture an inspiration to poets writers and thinkers for thousands of years since This authoritative prose translation by Martin Hammond brings Homer s great poem of homecoming to life as Odysseus battles through such familiar dangers as the cave of the Cyclops the call of the Sirens and his hostile reception back in his native land of Ithaca


Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (Midde School, #1)

Rafe Khatchadorian has enough problems at home without throwing his first year of middle school into the mix Luckily he s got an ace plan for the best year ever if only he can pull it off With his best friend Leonardo the Silent awarding him points Rafe tries to break every rule in his school s oppressive Code of Conduct Chewing gum in class points Running in the hallway points Pulling the fire alarm points But when Rafe s game starts to catch up with him he ll have to decide if winning is all that matters or if he s finally ready to face the rules bullies and truths he s been avoiding br br Blockbuster author James Patterson delivers a genuinely hilarious and surprisingly poignant story of a wildly imaginative one of kind kid that you won t soon forget


American Gods (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

Now a TV Series produced by FremantleMedia North America available internationally on Amazon exclusively through Prime Video and starring Ricky Whittle Ian McShane Emily Browning and Pablo Schreiber br br Locked behind bars for three years Shadow did his time quietly waiting for the day when he could return to Eagle Point Indiana A man no longer scared of what tomorrow might bring all he wanted was to be with Laura the wife he deeply loved and start a new life br br But just days before his release Laura and Shadow s best friend are killed in an accident With his life in pieces and nothing to keep him tethered Shadow accepts a job from a beguiling stranger he meets on the way home an enigmatic man who calls himself Mr Wednesday A trickster and a rogue Wednesday seems to know more about Shadow than Shadow does himself br br Life as Wednesday s bodyguard driver and errand boy is far more interesting and dangerous than Shadow ever imagined Soon Shadow learns that the past never dies and that beneath the placid surface of everyday life a storm is brewing an epic war for the very soul of America and that he is standing squarely in its path br br American Gods FremantleMedia North America All rights reserved Artwork under license to FremantleMedia br br Neil Gaiman P Recorded Books


Old School

At one prestigious American public school the boys like to emphasise their democratic ideals the only acknowledged snobbery is literary snobbery Once a term a big name from the literary world visits and a contest takes place The boys have to submit a piece of writing and the winner receives a private audience with the visitor But then it is announced that Hemingway the boys hero is coming to the school The competition intensifies and the morals the school and the boys pride themselves on honour loyalty and friendship are crumbling under the strain Only time will tell who will win and what it will cost them


Hamlet (School Shakespeare)

One of the greatest plays of all time the compelling tragedy of the tormented young prince of Denmark continues to capture the imaginations of modern audiences worldwide Confronted with evidence that his uncle murdered his father and with his mother s infidelity Hamlet must find a means of reconciling his longing for oblivion with his duty as avenger The ghost Hamlet s feigned madness Ophelia s death and burial the play within a play the closet scene in which Hamlet accuses his mother of complicity in murder and breathtaking swordplay are just some of the elements that make Hamlet an enduring masterpiece of the theater


Curtsies & Conspiracies (Finishing School, #2)

i Does one need four fully grown foxgloves for decorating a dinner table for six guests Or is it six foxgloves to kill four fully grown guests i br br Sophronia s first year at Mademoiselle Geraldine s Finishing Academy for Young Ladies of Quality has certainly been rousing For one thing finishing school is training her to be a spy won t Mumsy be surprised Furthermore Sophronia got mixed up in an intrigue over a stolen device and had a cheese pie thrown at her in a most horrid display of poor manners br br Now as she sneaks around the dirigible school eavesdropping on the teachers quarters and making clandestine climbs to the ship s boiler room she learns that there may be more to a field trip to London than is apparent at first A conspiracy is afoot one with dire implications for both supernaturals and humans Sophronia must rely on her training to discover who is behind the dangerous plot and survive the London Season with a full dance card br br In this sequel to i New York Times i bestselling i Etiquette amp Espionage i class is back in session with more petticoats and poison tea trays and treason Gail s distinctive voice signature humor and lush steampunk setting are sure to be the height of fashion this season


Old School (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #10)

Life was better in the old days Or was it br br That s the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics free But modern life has its conveniences and Greg isn t cut out for an old fashioned world br br With tension building inside and outside the Heffley home will Greg find a way to survive Or is going old school just too hard for a kid like Greg


Wayside School Gets A Little Stranger (Wayside School #3)

All the kids from Wayside School had to spend days in horrible schools while Wayside was closed to get rid of the infestation of cows Now the kids are back and the fun begins again on every floor Miss Mush has prepared a special lunch of baked liver in purple sauce and it is pet day on the th floor


School of Fear (School of Fear, #1)

em Everyone is afraid of something em br br Madeleine Masterson is deathly afraid of bugs especially spiders i i br br Theodore Bartholomew is petrified of dying i i br br Lulu Punchalower is scared of confined spaces br br Garrison Feldman is terrified of deep water b b br br With very few options left the parents of these four twelve year olds send them to the highly elusive and exclusive School of Fear to help them overcome their phobias But when their peculiar teacher Mrs Wellington and her unconventional teaching methods turn out to be more frightening than even their fears the foursome realize that this just may be the scariest summer of their lives


Macbeth (Cambridge School Shakespeare)

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


The Joy Luck Club (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

For use in schools and libraries only Encompassing two generations and a rich blend of Chinese and American history the story of four struggling strong women also reveals their daughters memories and feelings


The School for Good and Evil (The School for Good and Evil, #1)

i The first kidnappings happened two hundred years before Some years it was two boys taken some years two girls sometimes one of each But if at first the choices seemed random soon the pattern became clear One was always beautiful and good the child every parent wanted as their own The other was homely and odd an outcast from birth An opposing pair plucked from youth and spirited away i br br This year best friends Sophie and Agatha are about to discover where all the lost children go the fabled School for Good amp Evil where ordinary boys and girls are trained to be fairy tale heroes and villains As the most beautiful girl in Gavaldon Sophie has dreamed of being kidnapped into an enchanted world her whole life With her pink dresses glass slippers and devotion to good deeds she knows she ll earn top marks at the School for Good and graduate a storybook princess Meanwhile Agatha with her shapeless black frocks wicked pet cat and dislike of nearly everyone seems a natural fit for the School for Evil br br But when the two girls are swept into the Endless Woods they find their fortunes reversed Sophie s dumped in the School for Evil to take Uglification Death Curses and Henchmen Training while Agatha finds herself in the School For Good thrust amongst handsome princes and fair maidens for classes in Princess Etiquette and Animal Communication But what if the mistake is actually the first clue to discovering who Sophie and Agatha really are br br The School for Good amp Evil is an epic journey into a dazzling new world where the only way out of a fairy tale is to live through one


Sideways Stories from Wayside School (Wayside School #1)

p There was a terrible mistake Wayside School was built with one classroom on top of another thirty stories high The builder said he was sorry Maybe that s why all kinds of funny things happened at Wayside especially on the thirteenth floor p


Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time

The inspiring account of one man s campaign to build schools in the most dangerous remote and anti American reaches of Asia br br In April the CBS documentary Minutes called into question Greg Mortenson s work The program alleged inaccuracies in Three Cups of Tea and its sequel Stones into Schools as well as financial improprieties in the operation of Mortenson s Central Asia Institute Questions were also raised about Mortenson s claim that he got lost near K and ended up in Korphe that he was captured by the Taliban in the number of schools the CAI claimed to have built and whether CAI funds had been used appropriately for Mortenson s book tours View the broadcast Jon Krakauer who had supported the CAI to the tune of also questioned Mortenson s accounts and released his allegations in a lengthy article titled Three Cups of Deceit


Wayside School Is Falling Down (Wayside School #2)

Louis yard teacher starts off tales of unusual students Comic sketches precede every chapter Todd brings a cute adorable plastic puppy who bites back when Joy steals it Cafeteria Mrs Mush serves Mushroom Surprise that changes Ron When Paul falls out the window Leslie offers her pigtails to pull him back On th floor invisible Allison finds Miss Zarves class


Ouran High School Host Club, Vol. 1 (Ouran High School Host Club, #1)

One day Haruhi a scholarship student at exclusive Ouran High School breaks an vase that belongs to the Host Club a mysterious campus group consisting of six super rich and gorgeous guys To pay back the damages she is forced to work for the club and it s there that she discovers just how wealthy the boys are and how different they are from everybody else


Schooled

Homeschooled by his hippie grandmother Capricorn Cap Anderson has never watched television tasted a pizza or even heard of a wedgie But when his grandmother lands in the hospital Cap is forced to move in with a school counselor and attend the local middle school While Cap knows a lot about tie dyeing and Zen Buddhism no education could prepare him for the politics of public school


School's Out—Forever (Maximum Ride, #2)

In this eagerly awaited follow up brave bird kid Max and her flock are discovered by an FBI agent and forced to go to school There is no such thing as an ordinary day as Max deciphers how and when she s supposed to save the world and she faces her greatest enemy a clone of herself Little Brown and Company


Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School, #1)

i It s one thing to learn to curtsy properly It s quite another to learn to curtsy and throw a knife at the same time Welcome to Finishing School i br br Fourteen year old Sophronia is a great trial to her poor mother Sophronia is more interested in dismantling clocks and climbing trees than proper manners and the family can only hope that company never sees her atrocious curtsy Mrs Temminnick is desperate for her daughter to become a proper lady So she enrolls Sophronia in Mademoiselle Geraldine s Finishing Academy for Young Ladies of Quality br br But Sophronia soon realizes the school is not quite what her mother might have hoped At Mademoiselle Geraldine s young ladies learn to finish everything Certainly they learn the fine arts of dance dress and etiquette but they also learn to deal out death diversion and espionage in the politest possible ways of course Sophronia and her friends are in for a rousing first year s education


Lord of the Flies

A plane crashes on a desert island and the only survivors a group of schoolboys assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued By day they inhabit a land of bright fantastic birds and dark blue seas but at night their dreams are haunted by the image of a terrifying beast


Romeo and Juliet: Texts and Contexts High School

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


Night School (Night School, #1)

Allie Sheridan s world is falling apart Her brother s run away from home Her parents ignore her And she s just been arrested br br Again br br This time her parents have had enough They cut her off from her friends and send her away to boarding school far from her London friends br br But at Cimmeria Academy Allie is soon caught up in the strange activities of a secret group of elite students br br When she s attacked late one night the incident sets off a chain of increasingly violent events As the school begins to seem like a very dangerous place she finds out that nothing at Cimmeria is what it seems to be br br And that she is not who she thought she was


The Charm School

Something very strange and sinister is going on in the Russian woods at Borodino In a place called Mrs Ivanova s Charm School young KGB agents are being taught by American POW s how to be model citizens of the USA The Soviet goal to infiltrate the United States undetected When an unsuspecting American tourist stumbles upon this secret he sets in motion a CIA investigation that will reveal horrifying police state savagery and superpower treachery


School Spirits

Fifteen year old Izzy Brannick was trained to fight monsters For centuries her family has hunted magical creatures But when Izzy s older sister vanishes without a trace while on a job Izzy s mom decides they need to take a break br br Izzy and her mom move to a new town but they soon discover it s not as normal as it appears A series of hauntings has been plaguing the local high school and Izzy is determined to prove her worth and investigate But assuming the guise of an average teenager is easier said than done For a tough girl who s always been on her own it s strange to suddenly make friends and maybe even have a crush br br Can Izzy trust her new friends to help find the secret behind the hauntings before more people get hurt br br Rachel Hawkins delightful spin off brings the same wit and charm as the i New York Times i best selling Hex Hall series Get ready for more magic mystery and romance


Night School (Jack Reacher #21)

It s and Reacher is still in the army In the morning they give him a medal and in the afternoon they send him back to school That night he s off the grid Out of sight out of mind br br Two other men are in the classroom an FBI agent and a CIA analyst Each is a first rate operator each is fresh off a big win and each is wondering what the hell they are doing there br br Then they find out A Jihadist sleeper cell in Hamburg Germany has received an unexpected visitor a Saudi courier seeking safe haven while waiting to rendezvous with persons unknown A CIA asset undercover inside the cell has overheard the courier whisper a chilling message The American wants a hundred million dollars br br For what And who from Reacher and his two new friends are told to find the American Reacher recruits the best soldier he has ever worked with Sergeant Frances Neagley Their mission heats up in more ways than one while always keeping their eyes on the prize If they don t get their man the world will suffer an epic act of terrorism br br From Langley to Hamburg Jalalabad to Kiev i Night School i moves like a bullet through a treacherous landscape of double crosses faked identities and new and terrible enemies as Reacher maneuvers inside the game and outside the law br br i Listening Length hours and minutes i


Frankenstein (Biblioteca Escolar/ School Library)

Mary Shelley s Frankenstein is the world s most famous Gothic novel about eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein who creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment Shelley s work is considered to be the world s first science fiction with Frankenstein s monster being a symbol of science gone awry Shelley s masterpiece has inspired numerous films plays and other books This the edition contains the author s final revisions


High School Debut, Vol. 01 (High School Debut, #1)

When Haruna Nagashima was in junior high her life consisted of playing softball and reading comics But now that she s going to high school Haruna decides to put all of her energy towards getting a boyfriend and having the high school romance of a lifetime To help in her quest she enlists cute upperclassman Yoh Komiyama to coach her as she eschews her jock tendencies and turns herself into the kind of girl who can catch a guy Yoh agrees with one catch Haruna had better not fall for him


If You Take a Mouse to School

b The Barnes amp Noble Review b br Bringing a plucky mouse to school isn t the wisest idea no matter how much fun it might seem Thankfully the bestselling duo of author Laura Numeroff and illustrator Felicia Bond creators of a href http search barnesandnoble com booksearch isbninquiry asp isbn rel nofollow i If You Take a Mouse to the Movies i a and a href http search barnesandnoble com booksearch isbninquiry asp isbn rel nofollow i If You Give a Mouse a Cookie i a have teamed up to show us the hijinks a whiskered school guest could cause br p br Starting with asking for your lunchbox this critter is set for mischief The feisty mouse asks for a snack for later cookies of course a notebook and pencils and wants to share your backpack too After he arrives at school the pushy classmate tries his hand make that paw at math and writing on the blackboard afterward whipping up a messy pink science experiment and building a little mouse house from blocks The schooltime antics don t stop there but a busy mouse tends to get hungry after so much playtime Naturally his snack is in the lunchbox which is stored in a safe place with his new picture book inside br p p br Following the whimsical style of their previous books Numeroff and Bond have done it again Their high adrenaline mouse will have readers cheering while their eyes comb the illustrations for extra nibbles of fun Although the book s main human character looks positively exhausted at the end we can only holler for more of the little guy with the huge school spirit i Matt Warner i p


The School of Essential Ingredients

b Reminiscent of i Chocolat i and i Like Water for Chocolate i a gorgeously written novel about life love and the magic of food b br br i The School of Essential Ingredients i follows the lives of eight students who gather in Lillian s Restaurant every Monday night for cooking class It soon becomes clear however that each one seeks a recipe for something beyond the kitchen br br Students include Claire a young mother struggling with the demands of her family Antonia an Italian kitchen designer learning to adapt to life in America and Tom a widower mourning the loss of his wife to breast cancer Chef Lillian a woman whose connection with food is both soulful and exacting helps them to create dishes whose flavor and techniques expand beyond the restaurant and into the secret corners of her students lives br br One by one the students are transformed by the aromas flavors and textures of Lillian s food including a white on white cake that prompts wistful reflections on the sweet fragility of love and a peppery heirloom tomato sauce that seems to spark one romance but end another Brought together by the power of food and companionship the lives of the characters mingle and intertwine united by the revealing nature of what can be created in the kitchen


Les Miserables: High School Edition

An ideal version for those who want to enjoy the book and finish it in a few days br br Enjoy all the plot lines and vivid descriptions of the characters without getting bogged down in the battle of Waterloo or the construction of the Sewers of Paris


The Odyssey of Homer. Abridged School Edition

Muse tell me of a man a man of much resource who was made to wander far and long after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy Many were the men whose lands he saw and came to know their thinking many too the miseries at sea which he suffered in his heart as he sought to win his own life and the safety of his companions Recounting the epic journey home of Odysseus from the Trojan War i The Odyssey i alongside its sister poem i The Iliad i stands as the well spring of Western Civilisation and culture an inspiration to poets writers and thinkers for thousands of years since This authoritative prose translation by Martin Hammond brings Homer s great poem of homecoming to life as Odysseus battles through such familiar dangers as the cave of the Cyclops the call of the Sirens and his hostile reception back in his native land of Ithaca


Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (Midde School, #1)

Rafe Khatchadorian has enough problems at home without throwing his first year of middle school into the mix Luckily he s got an ace plan for the best year ever if only he can pull it off With his best friend Leonardo the Silent awarding him points Rafe tries to break every rule in his school s oppressive Code of Conduct Chewing gum in class points Running in the hallway points Pulling the fire alarm points But when Rafe s game starts to catch up with him he ll have to decide if winning is all that matters or if he s finally ready to face the rules bullies and truths he s been avoiding br br Blockbuster author James Patterson delivers a genuinely hilarious and surprisingly poignant story of a wildly imaginative one of kind kid that you won t soon forget


American Gods (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

Now a TV Series produced by FremantleMedia North America available internationally on Amazon exclusively through Prime Video and starring Ricky Whittle Ian McShane Emily Browning and Pablo Schreiber br br Locked behind bars for three years Shadow did his time quietly waiting for the day when he could return to Eagle Point Indiana A man no longer scared of what tomorrow might bring all he wanted was to be with Laura the wife he deeply loved and start a new life br br But just days before his release Laura and Shadow s best friend are killed in an accident With his life in pieces and nothing to keep him tethered Shadow accepts a job from a beguiling stranger he meets on the way home an enigmatic man who calls himself Mr Wednesday A trickster and a rogue Wednesday seems to know more about Shadow than Shadow does himself br br Life as Wednesday s bodyguard driver and errand boy is far more interesting and dangerous than Shadow ever imagined Soon Shadow learns that the past never dies and that beneath the placid surface of everyday life a storm is brewing an epic war for the very soul of America and that he is standing squarely in its path br br American Gods FremantleMedia North America All rights reserved Artwork under license to FremantleMedia br br Neil Gaiman P Recorded Books


Old School

At one prestigious American public school the boys like to emphasise their democratic ideals the only acknowledged snobbery is literary snobbery Once a term a big name from the literary world visits and a contest takes place The boys have to submit a piece of writing and the winner receives a private audience with the visitor But then it is announced that Hemingway the boys hero is coming to the school The competition intensifies and the morals the school and the boys pride themselves on honour loyalty and friendship are crumbling under the strain Only time will tell who will win and what it will cost them


Hamlet (School Shakespeare)

One of the greatest plays of all time the compelling tragedy of the tormented young prince of Denmark continues to capture the imaginations of modern audiences worldwide Confronted with evidence that his uncle murdered his father and with his mother s infidelity Hamlet must find a means of reconciling his longing for oblivion with his duty as avenger The ghost Hamlet s feigned madness Ophelia s death and burial the play within a play the closet scene in which Hamlet accuses his mother of complicity in murder and breathtaking swordplay are just some of the elements that make Hamlet an enduring masterpiece of the theater


Curtsies & Conspiracies (Finishing School, #2)

i Does one need four fully grown foxgloves for decorating a dinner table for six guests Or is it six foxgloves to kill four fully grown guests i br br Sophronia s first year at Mademoiselle Geraldine s Finishing Academy for Young Ladies of Quality has certainly been rousing For one thing finishing school is training her to be a spy won t Mumsy be surprised Furthermore Sophronia got mixed up in an intrigue over a stolen device and had a cheese pie thrown at her in a most horrid display of poor manners br br Now as she sneaks around the dirigible school eavesdropping on the teachers quarters and making clandestine climbs to the ship s boiler room she learns that there may be more to a field trip to London than is apparent at first A conspiracy is afoot one with dire implications for both supernaturals and humans Sophronia must rely on her training to discover who is behind the dangerous plot and survive the London Season with a full dance card br br In this sequel to i New York Times i bestselling i Etiquette amp Espionage i class is back in session with more petticoats and poison tea trays and treason Gail s distinctive voice signature humor and lush steampunk setting are sure to be the height of fashion this season


Old School (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #10)

Life was better in the old days Or was it br br That s the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics free But modern life has its conveniences and Greg isn t cut out for an old fashioned world br br With tension building inside and outside the Heffley home will Greg find a way to survive Or is going old school just too hard for a kid like Greg


Wayside School Gets A Little Stranger (Wayside School #3)

All the kids from Wayside School had to spend days in horrible schools while Wayside was closed to get rid of the infestation of cows Now the kids are back and the fun begins again on every floor Miss Mush has prepared a special lunch of baked liver in purple sauce and it is pet day on the th floor


School of Fear (School of Fear, #1)

em Everyone is afraid of something em br br Madeleine Masterson is deathly afraid of bugs especially spiders i i br br Theodore Bartholomew is petrified of dying i i br br Lulu Punchalower is scared of confined spaces br br Garrison Feldman is terrified of deep water b b br br With very few options left the parents of these four twelve year olds send them to the highly elusive and exclusive School of Fear to help them overcome their phobias But when their peculiar teacher Mrs Wellington and her unconventional teaching methods turn out to be more frightening than even their fears the foursome realize that this just may be the scariest summer of their lives


Macbeth (Cambridge School Shakespeare)

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


The Joy Luck Club (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

For use in schools and libraries only Encompassing two generations and a rich blend of Chinese and American history the story of four struggling strong women also reveals their daughters memories and feelings