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ಹೆಲನ್ ಕೆಲರ್

by ಡಾ. ನಿರುಪಮಾ

LAST SONGS - INTRODUCTION - WRITING amidst rather too much noise qand squalor to do justice- at all to the delicate rustic muse of Francis Ledwidge, I do not like to delay his book any longer, nor to fail in a promise long ago made to him to write this introduction. has e gone down in that vast maelstrom into which poets, do well to adventure and from which their country might perhaps be wise to withhold . them, but that is our Countrys affair. He has left behind him verses of great beauty, simple rural lyrics that may be something of an anodyne for this stricken age. If ever ai age needed beautiful little songs our age needs them and I know few songs more peaceful and happy, or better suited to soothe the scars on the mind of those who have looked on certain places, of which the prophecy in the gospels seems no more than an ominous hint when it speaks of the abomination of desolation. He told me once that it was on one particular occasion, hen walking at even- ing through the village of Slane in summer that he heard a blackbird sing. -The notes, he said, were very beautiful, and it is this blackbird that he tells of in three wonderful lines in his early poem called Behind the closed Eye, and it is this Song perhaps more than anything else that has been the inspiration of his brief life. Dynasties shook and the earth shook and the war, not yet described by any man, revelled and and wallowed in destruction around him and Francis Ledwidge stayed true to his inspiration, as his homeward songs will show. L I had hoped he would have seen the fame he has well deserved but it is hard for a poet to live tb see fame even in times of peace. In the days it is harder . than ever. DUNSANY. Octobergth, I g I 7. J

101 Mindful Arts-Based Activities to Get Children and Adolescents Talking: Working with Severe Trauma, Abuse and Neglect Using Found and Everyday Objects

by Dawn D'Amico

Many children who have experienced serious trauma are withdrawn and closed off, making it difficult to engage with them in therapy effectively. This book offers a compendium of therapeutic activities that will help children who have endured painful abuse to open up, so that they can learn to express their feelings and therapy can be directed towards their individual needs. From useful techniques for bridging memory gaps to using masks for self-expression, the innovative activities use mindfulness, art and play to help children feel relaxed and responsive. The activities require very little preparation, and use only everyday items that are easy to access and can be used time and time again. Case studies throughout offer a helpful demonstration of how the activities work in practice. This is an ideal resource for use with children in therapeutic, home and school settings. It is appropriate to use with children aged 5-17 who have experienced trauma, physical abuse, sexual abuse, forced migration and severe neglect, as well as those with acute depression, anxiety and behavioural difficulties.

101 Mindful Arts-Based Activities to Get Children and Adolescents Talking: Working with Severe Trauma, Abuse and Neglect Using Found and Everyday Objects (PDF)

by Dawn D'Amico

Many children who have experienced serious trauma are withdrawn and closed off, making it difficult to engage with them in therapy effectively. This book offers a compendium of therapeutic activities that will help children who have endured painful abuse to open up, so that they can learn to express their feelings and therapy can be directed towards their individual needs. From useful techniques for bridging memory gaps to using masks for self-expression, the innovative activities use mindfulness, art and play to help children feel relaxed and responsive. The activities require very little preparation, and use only everyday items that are easy to access and can be used time and time again. Case studies throughout offer a helpful demonstration of how the activities work in practice. This is an ideal resource for use with children in therapeutic, home and school settings. It is appropriate to use with children aged 5-17 who have experienced trauma, physical abuse, sexual abuse, forced migration and severe neglect, as well as those with acute depression, anxiety and behavioural difficulties.

11+ Comprehension Results Booster for the CEM tests: Targeted Practice Workbook (PDF)

by Collins Uk Staff Philip Mcmahon

Boost your child's 11+ test performance using Letts 11+ Results Boosters. Written in partnership with the 11+ Tutoring Academy, these expert resources fully prepare children in specific skills needed to pass the test. Created in partnership with the 11 Plus Tutoring Academy and intended to improve specific skills areas, Letts 11+ Results Boosters help to build confidence and ensure success in the CEM 11+ selection tests. Included in this book: Plenty of practice and guidance in comprehension questions used in the CEM 11+ test; a complete set of answers with explanations and notes for parents; a score sheet to track scores over multiple attempts.

20.000 leguas de viaje submarino

by Julio Verne

En este relato de aventuras, Julio Verne (1828-1905) retoma uno de sus temas favoritos -el mito del progreso- con una curiosa metáfora, la del héroe -de origen y nombres deliberadamente ocultados al lector, dueño de una personalidad oscura y misógina- que decide hundirse en las profundidades del océano, aislado del mundo, para preservar lo que considera la condición humana. Y desde allí, solitario, desafía a la civilización. Para Verne, el supuesto dominio de la naturaleza requerido por el progreso conducirá a un despiadado saqueo de los recursos naturales. Los tripulantes del Nautilus resultan entonces, sin saberlo, celosos guardianes de un Futuro en el que la preservación de los ecosistemas será un valor dominante. En este relato de aventuras, Julio Verne (1828-1905) retoma uno de sus temas favoritos -el mito del progreso- con una curiosa metáfora, la del héroe -de origen y nombres deliberadamente ocultados al lector, dueño de una personalidad oscura y misógina- que decide hundirse en las profundidades del océano, aislado del mundo, para preservar lo que considera la condición humana. Y desde allí, solitario, desafía a la civilización. Para Verne, el supuesto dominio de la naturaleza requerido por el progreso conducirá a un despiadado saqueo de los recursos naturales. Los tripulantes del Nautilus resultan entonces, sin saberlo, celosos guardianes de un Futuro en el que la preservación de los ecosistemas será un valor dominante. 20.000 Leguas de viaje submarino

6 Mahathmulu

by Sreepada Subrahmanya Sastry

6 Mahathmulu is the abridged life stories of 6 eminent personalities-Gautham Buddha, Sankaracharya, Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Swami Vivekananda,Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Gandhi.

7 Jaana Kathegalu

by National Book trust Book

7 small stories for the childrens which gives moral and knowledge

A-Z of Being the Best Leader You Can Be: Leading Through the Alphabet

by Yvonne Bleam

Meet Alex the accepting leader, Olivia the open-minded leader, Tyson the trustworthy leader and the rest of the gang and understand the qualities of good leadership in this collection of short stories. Not your average A-Z, this book aims to teach young people aged 8-11 about what it means to be a good leader. From honesty and respect to understanding and dependability, each of the 26 stories covers a quality that any good leader should possess and is followed by fun activities and exercises to help children learn the true meaning of each concept. Building positive leadership behaviors in children, this book will be of interest to educators, school counselors, pastoral care workers as well as parents.

A-Z of Being the Best Leader You Can Be: Leading Through the Alphabet (PDF)

by Yvonne Bleam

Meet Alex the accepting leader, Olivia the open-minded leader, Tyson the trustworthy leader and the rest of the gang and understand the qualities of good leadership in this collection of short stories. Not your average A-Z, this book aims to teach young people aged 8-11 about what it means to be a good leader. From honesty and respect to understanding and dependability, each of the 26 stories covers a quality that any good leader should possess and is followed by fun activities and exercises to help children learn the true meaning of each concept. Building positive leadership behaviors in children, this book will be of interest to educators, school counselors, pastoral care workers as well as parents.

Aai

by Uddhav J. Shelake

Aai in a story . a woman working at farm. A day when the mother becomes angry on her son when he disobeys her and later she takes him near.

Aaji

by Madhuri Purandare

A story of a small girl Radha. Her childhood memories describe in the story. Radha mentioned as the little grandmother.

Aanandam Pillala Kathalu

by Dasari Venkata Ramana

Aanandam book is the winner of 2015 Kendra Sahitya Akademy Best story book.It is a set of 22 stories written for children.

Aarsa

by Meenakshi Sardesai

This is a story of Prince Pavan. He was about twenty-two years and everybody was looking for good match for him. The condition was that the girl image should look spotless in the magical mirror. Pavan Kumar was humble, kind and tolerant. Sagar Gupta secretariat gave him the knowledge of the state. It is a matter of selflessness, how to handle the welfare of the people, how to keep peace in the state, and also how to give justice. So they wanted a wife with a similar character. Chaiti was a poor girl from a village and she fulfilled all the requirement and married Prince Pawan.

Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology: A Developmental Perspective, Second Edition

by Linda Wilmshurst

Written from a developmental perspective, Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology is organized around five prominent and recurring themes: the course of normal development proceeds in an orderly and predictable direction; maladaptive behaviors represent deviations from the normal path; maladaptive behavior is represented by a continuum of severity (symptoms, syndromes, disorders) based on the degree to which behaviors deviate from the norm; individual, interpersonal, contextual and cultural factors interact in a reciprocal way to influence normal development and abnormal deviations; theoretical input from diverse perspectives can guide our understanding of underlying processes that precipitate and maintain behaviors and the different developmental pathways that might result. The revision will be divided into 5 sections, all integrating the DSM-5, and will include a new chapter on child maltreatment and self injurious behavior.

Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology: A Developmental Perspective, Second Edition (PDF)

by Linda Wilmshurst

Written from a developmental perspective, Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology is organized around five prominent and recurring themes: the course of normal development proceeds in an orderly and predictable direction; maladaptive behaviors represent deviations from the normal path; maladaptive behavior is represented by a continuum of severity (symptoms, syndromes, disorders) based on the degree to which behaviors deviate from the norm; individual, interpersonal, contextual and cultural factors interact in a reciprocal way to influence normal development and abnormal deviations; theoretical input from diverse perspectives can guide our understanding of underlying processes that precipitate and maintain behaviors and the different developmental pathways that might result. The revision will be divided into 5 sections, all integrating the DSM-5, and will include a new chapter on child maltreatment and self injurious behavior.

The Abominable Snowman Of Pasadena

by R. L. Stine

Jordan and his sister live in hot Pasadena, and just for once they'd like a real winter with real snow. Then their dad offers to take them to Alaska. But there's a catch. Dad wants to photograph the Abominable Snowman, but he's not camera-friendly.

The Absent Mother in the Cultural Imagination: Missing, Presumed Dead

by Berit Åström

This anthology explores the recurring trope of the dead or absent mother in Western cultural productions. Across historical periods and genres, this dialogue has been employed to articulate and debate questions of politics and religion, social and cultural change as well as issues of power and authority within the family. Åström seeks to investigate the many functions and meanings of the dialogue by covering extensive material from the 1200s to 2014 including hagiography, romances, folktales, plays, novels, children’s literature and graphic novels, as well as film and television. This is achieved by looking at the discourse both as products of the time and culture that produced the various narratives, and as part of an on-going cultural conversation that spans the centuries, resulting in an innovative text that will be of great interest to all scholars of gender, feminist and media studies.

The Absent Mother in the Cultural Imagination: Missing, Presumed Dead

by Berit Åström

This anthology explores the recurring trope of the dead or absent mother in Western cultural productions. Across historical periods and genres, this dialogue has been employed to articulate and debate questions of politics and religion, social and cultural change as well as issues of power and authority within the family. Åström seeks to investigate the many functions and meanings of the dialogue by covering extensive material from the 1200s to 2014 including hagiography, romances, folktales, plays, novels, children’s literature and graphic novels, as well as film and television. This is achieved by looking at the discourse both as products of the time and culture that produced the various narratives, and as part of an on-going cultural conversation that spans the centuries, resulting in an innovative text that will be of great interest to all scholars of gender, feminist and media studies.

The Accidental Prime Minister (PDF)

by Tom Mclaughlin

When Joe tells a local news reporter exactly what he would do if he were leader of the country, the video goes viral and Joe's speech becomes famous all over the world!Before long, people are calling for the current leader to resign and give someone else a go . . . and that's how an ordinary boy like Joe ended up with the most extraordinary job. Now the fun can really start . . . Hats for cats! Pet pigs for all! Banana shaped buses! Swimming pools on trains!A hilarious story of one boy's meteoric rise to power!

The Accidental Time Traveller

by Janis Mackay

Winner of the Scottish Children's Book Award 2013 Younger Readers (8-11 years) categoryOne ordinary day, Saul is on his way to the corner shop when a girl appears suddenly in the middle of the road. She doesn't understand traffic, or the things in shops, and she's wearing a long dress with ruffled sleeves. Her name is Agatha Black. Agatha Black is from 1812, and Saul needs to find a way to get her back there. With help from his mates Will and Robbie, he tries to work out how to make time travel happen. This pacy, time-travelling adventure from Janis Mackay, author of the Magnus Fin series, is full of funny misunderstandings and gripping action. Shortlisted for a Scottish Children's Book Award 2013

The Accidental Time Traveller

by Janis Mackay

Winner of the Scottish Children's Book Award 2013 Younger Readers (8-11 years) categoryOne ordinary day, Saul is on his way to the corner shop when a girl appears suddenly in the middle of the road. She doesn't understand traffic, or the things in shops, and she's wearing a long dress with ruffled sleeves. Her name is Agatha Black. Agatha Black is from 1812, and Saul needs to find a way to get her back there. With help from his mates Will and Robbie, he tries to work out how to make time travel happen. This pacy, time-travelling adventure from Janis Mackay, author of the Magnus Fin series, is full of funny misunderstandings and gripping action. Shortlisted for a Scottish Children's Book Award 2013

Across The Barricades (PDF)

by Joan Lingard David Ian Neville

Kevin is Catholic. Sadie is Protestant. In Belfast they are supposed to be enemies - so what chance do they have when they fall in love?* New, innovative activities specifically tailored to support the KS3 Framework for Teaching English and help students to fulfil the Framework objectives. Activities include work on Speaking and Listening, close text analysis, and the structure of playscripts, and act as a springboard for personalwriting.

Activate Biology (PDF)

by Jo Locke Andrew Chandler-Grevatt

'Activate' is a new Key Stage 3 Science course for 2014, designed to support every student on their journey through Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 4 success. This student book will spark students' curiosity in biology, whilst gradually building the maths, literacy and working scientifically skills vital for success in the new KS4 qualifications.

Activate Chemistry (PDF)

by Philippa Gardom Hulme Andrew Chandler-Grevatt

'Activate' is a new Key Stage 3 Science course for 2014, designed to support every student on their journey through Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 4 success. This student book will spark students' curiosity in chemistry, whilst gradually building the maths, literacy and working scientifically skills vital for success in the new KS4 qualifications.

Activate Physics (PDF)

by Helen Reynolds Andrew Chandler-Grevatt

'Activate' is a new Key Stage 3 Science course for 2014, designed to support every student on their journey through Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 4 success. This student book will spark students' curiosity in physics, whilst gradually building the maths, literacy and working scientifically skills vital for success in the new KS4 qualifications.

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