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My Father's Dragon

by Ruth Stiles Gannett

When Elmer Elevator hears about the plight of an overworked and underappreciated baby flying dragon, he stows away on a ship and travels to Wild Island to rescue the dragon.<P><P> A Newbery Honor book

Red Grouse (Large Print)

by Rnib Bookshare

This is a Red Grouse shown from the side. There is a locator dot shown, which will be at the top left of the page when the image is the right way up. Its head, which is facing to the left, has a short blunt beak. One eye is visible, and above this, is its distinctive red wattle. Slightly down and to the right of the head is the wing. Down from this is the Grouse's chest, and down again are its two sturdy legs. To the very right of the picture its short tail can be found. The Red Grouse is covered with chestnut brown feathers.

The Velveteen Rabbit

by Margery Williams Bianco

Margery Williams's tale of a velveteen rabbit who becomes real through the love of a child is a timeless classic, as dearly beloved as the velveteen rabbit himself. It is lovingly abridged in this paperback edition, featuring Sophie Allsopp's illustrations.

Mabawa ya Kobe [Kipya]

by Dorothy Bracey Peter Lieta

Hapo zamani Kobe alikuwa na gamba maridadi na la kuvutia. Lilikuwa gamba laini la rangi ya kunde na lililomeremeta. Kobe alikuwa na mwili laini.Lakini gamba lake lilikuwa gumu. Mwili wake siku zote ulikuwa ndani ya gamba hili gumu.

The Velveteen Rabbit (or How Toys Become Real)

by Margery Williams William Nicholson

Originally published in 1922, The Velveteen Rabbit has delighted young readers for nearly a century. The story follows a young boy who’s given a stuffed rabbit as a Christmas gift. After the rabbit befriends other nursery toys, he comes to the realization that he wants to become a real rabbit. Eventually, the boy becomes ill and is relocated; his room is then disinfected and all the boy’s toys are thrown out, including the velveteen rabbit. The rabbit sheds a real tear causing a fairy to appear and turn him into a real rabbit. This edition includes full-color illustrations, with image descriptions,from the original illustrator, William Nicholson. Each image accompanies the text to enhance young readers’ experience and immerse them in this captivating story. Reprinted hundreds of times since its initial publication, The Velveteen Rabbit is a timeless children’s classic lets young readers experience the true magic of friendship, love, and being honest with oneself. In 2007, the book was named one of "Teachers’ Top 100 Books for Children” by the National Education Association.

A Little Maid of Ticonderoga

by Alice Turner Curtis

This is the story of a little girl whose home was among the Green Mountains of Vermont, then known as "The Wilderness," at the beginning of the American Revolution; and at the time when Ethan Allen and his brave soldiers were on guard to defend their rights.

English Home Language Grade 3

by Siyavula

An open source textbook for South Africa.

English First Additional Language Grade 3

by Siyavula

An open source textbook for South Africa.

Mathematics Grade 3

by Siyavula

An open source textbook for South Africa.

Lewensvaardighede Graad 3

by Siyavula

A South African textbook.

Afrikaans Huistaal Graad 3

by Siyavula

A South African textbook.

Wiskunde Graad 3

by Siyavula

A South African textbook.

Collins Big Cat, Band 13, Topaz: How to be an Anglo Saxon (PDF)

by Scoular Anderson Collins Big Cat Staff Steve Alton

So you want to be an Anglo-Saxon? Find out how to do it in just a few stages. From fighting the Vikings and praying to gods, to making books from animal skin - all is revealed in this fun non-fiction guide by Scoular Anderson. * Topaz/Band 13 books offer longer and more demanding reads for children to investigate and evaluate. * An information book. * Curriculum Links; History: Why have people invaded and settled in Britain in the past: An Anglo Saxon Case Study * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Higher Graphic Communication Course Notes (PDF)

by Collins UK Publishing Staff Leckie Leckie Staff Barry Forbes

Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: Graphic Communication First Teaching: 2014, First Exam: 2015 The Higher Graphic Communication Course Notes helps teachers and students map their route through the CfE programme, providing comprehensive and authoritative guidance for the course. • Full coverage of the new Higher course specifications with list of learning intentions • Attractive layout with clear text features • Key questions highlight crucial concepts and techniques that need to be grasped by students in order to progress to the next learning intention • What the examiner/assessor is looking for to help teachers & students feel secure • End of unit material – unit assessment, exam-style questions with worked answers and examiners commentary, self-assessment Course Notes give a practical, supportive approach to help deliver the new curriculum and offer a blend of sound teaching and learning with assessment guidance

CFE Higher Graphic Communication Course Notes (Course Notes for SQA Exams (PDF))

by Leckie Barry Forbes Leckie

Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: Graphic Communication First Teaching: 2014, First Exam: 2015 The Higher Graphic Communication Course Notes helps teachers and students map their route through the CfE programme, providing comprehensive and authoritative guidance for the course. • Full coverage of the new Higher course specifications with list of learning intentions • Attractive layout with clear text features • Key questions highlight crucial concepts and techniques that need to be grasped by students in order to progress to the next learning intention • What the examiner/assessor is looking for to help teachers & students feel secure • End of unit material – unit assessment, exam-style questions with worked answers and examiners commentary, self-assessment Course Notes give a practical, supportive approach to help deliver the new curriculum and offer a blend of sound teaching and learning with assessment guidance

Busy Ant Maths - Pupil Book 4C (PDF)

by Steve Evans Elizabeth Jurgensen Jeanette Mumford Sandra Roberts Peter Clarke Eva Sassin Louise Forshaw Gwyneth Williamson Jo Power O'Keefe

The Busy Ant Maths Pupil Book 4C contains three levels of differentiated challenge built-in to each lesson as well as extra consolidation and extension activities to ensure rapid progression for every child. "The Busy Ant Maths Pupil Book 4C contains three levels of differentiated challenge built-in to each lesson as well as extra consolidation and extension activities to ensure rapid progression for every child. Used in conjunction with the Teacher's Guide, Progress Guide and Homework Guide, this book is the best way to ensure that pupils achieve all the learning objectives of the new Primary Maths National Curriculum. "

Collins Primary Atlases [New Fifth edition] (PDF)

by Collins Maps

Providing an introduction to mapping of all major regions of the world, this reference includes information on map reading skills, the meaning of scale and measuring distances. The reference maps are informative, politically colored, and easy to read with national capitals and major cities easily identifiable. The maps are supported with national flags and basic national statistics. Continental maps are linked to the regional mapping and are supported by a selection of aerial and terrestrial photographs. Continental relief maps show layer coloring and major physical features are highlighted. The index uses a simple grid reference system, and a selection of web addresses is included to help with further study.

Comprehension, Year 3 (Ready, Steady Practise! Ser. (PDF))

by Keen Kite Books Staff

Pupils can quickly get to grips with KS2 comprehension using questions that become progressively more challenging. Fully in line with the new National Curriculum. • Clear explanations and worked examples ensure pupils grasp concepts quickly. • ‘How did you do?’ checks at the end of each topic allow pupils to self-evaluate their work. • Regular progress tests assess pupils’ understanding and give them the chance to recap on their learning. • Answers to every question provided in a pull-out section at the centre of the book.

Dear Dumb Diary: My Pants are Haunted (Dear Dumb Diary Ser. #2)

by Jim Benton

The (nearly) true confessions of Jamie Kelly.They were just an ordinary soft pair of second-hand jeans until Jamie Kelly tried them on. Then they became tight, smelly & scratchy - with a bit of a haunting problem! Do the pants have the power to soothe a vengeful beagle, vanquish The Prettiest Girl in the World, or make the wearer irresistible to the eighth cutest guy in school? Or are the haunted pants just, well, haunted? Kind of gross when you think about it...

Dear Dumb Diary: Am I the Princess or the Frog? (Dear Dumb Diary Ser. #3)

by Jim Benton

More of the (nearly) true and absolutely hilarious confessions of Jamie Kelly . . . Jamie's best friend is planning to display a picture of Jamie next to her disgustingly stinky beagle, as part of a project to show how pets look like their people. Gee, thanks.And her mum, in a twisted plot created by the school dinner ladies, has been asked to cook meatloaf for the whole school. Mum's cooking - known for its ability to poison anyone who touches it. Mum's meatloaf - the food that even Stinker turns his nose up at.Can Jamie survive the shame?

Pinocchio: The Story Of A Puppet

by Carlo Collodi

The old wood-carver Geppetto decides to make a wonderful puppet which can dance and turn somersaults, but by chance he chooses an unusual piece of wood - and the finished puppet can talk and misbehave like the liveliest child. But Pinocchio is brave and inquisitive as well as naughty, and after some hair-raising adventures, he earns his heart's desire.Heart-warming introduction by John Boyne, author of Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

Shark Wars (Shark Wars #No. 1)

by E J Altbacker

One legend. A thousand shivers. Only one shark will rule the ocean.Since the dawn of time, shark clans called Shivers have ruled over the earth's oceans, protectors of all who swim. For eons, the Big Blue has prospered under Shiver Law, and the delicate balance of sea life kept sacred. Until now.With the ocean on the brink of chaos, a young reef shark named Gray - exiled from the safety of his peaceful reef home - must venture deep into Open Water to unlock the secrets of his destiny...The next great boys' adventure series - save your friends, rule the ocean.

Shark Wars: The Battle of Riptide (Shark Wars #No. 2)

by E J Altbacker

ONLY ONE SHARK CAN RULE THE OCEAN . . .Gray is already bigger than all the other sharks in his clan and his hunt for food forces him and best friend Barkley to journey deep into the dangerous Big Blue. Who can Gray and Barkley trust when the ocean is full of slippery fish - and one mistake means you're someone else's dinner? A brilliantly exciting new title to follow Shark Wars, perfect for boys and girls of 8+, fans of Beast Quest and those ready to move onto something more sophisticated. Dive even further into the Shark Wars adventure at www.SharkWarsSeries.com

The Phoenix and the Carpet (Children's Classics Ser.)

by E. Nesbit H. Millar

It's startling enough to have a phoenix hatch in your house, but even more startling when it talks and reveals that you have a magic carpet on the floor. The vain and ancient bird accompanies the children on a series of adventures through time and space which, magic being what it is, rarely turn out as they were meant...This sequel to Five Children and It continues the magical adventures of siblings Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and their baby brother.Contains a lovely new introduction by Robin McKinley, bestselling US author of Pegasus.

Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor: Spanish-lang Edition Magnus Chase And The Gods Of Asgard, Book 2: The Hammer Of Thor (Magnus Chase #Bk. 2)

by Rick Riordan

The second book in this number one, bestselling series from the creator of Percy Jackson.Thor's hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a habit of misplacing his weapon - which happens to be the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds. But this time the hammer isn't just lost, it has fallen into enemy hands. Magnus Chase and his friends must find it, fast. If they don't, the mortal worlds will be defenceless against an onslaught of giants, and the Nine Worlds will burn. But the only person who can help them is the gods' worst enemy, Loki - and the price he wants is very high.

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