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Great Expectations

by Charles Dickens

Pip's life changes when he is provided with money by a secret benefactor and he goes to London to live as a gentleman. He thinks he will now be able to marry the woman he loves. But Pip's "great expectations" do not turn out as he hoped.

The Velveteen Rabbit (or How Toys Become Real)

by William Nicholson Margery Williams

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.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

This splendid collection of mysteries carries readers back to a gas-lit era, when literature's greatest detective team lived on Baker Street. A dozen of Holmes and Watson's best-known cases include "The Speckled Band," "The Red-Headed League," "The Five Orange Pips," "The Copper Beeches," and "A Scandal in Bohemia."

The Olympic Games (PDF)

by John Foster

What's it like to compete in the world's largest sporting event? Find out all about the Olympic Games, when they began and how they have changed over time. Read about the different events and some of the amazing stories of how athletes have won their medals in this fascinating information book.

Chaos (PDF)

by Arun V. Holden

This volume sets out the basic applied mathematical and numerical methods of chaotic dynamics and illustrates the wide range of phenomena, inside and outside the laboratory, that can be treated as chaotic processes.Originally published in 1986.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Shadows Of The Mind: A Search For The Missing Science Of Consciousness (PDF)

by Roger Penrose

Shadows of the Mind is a profound exploration of what modern physics has to tell us about the mind, and a visionary description of what a new physics - one that is adequate to account for our extraordinary brain - might look like. It is also a bold speculation on the biological process that makes consciousness what it is. In this illuminating book Penrose provides powerful arguments to support his conclusion that there is something in the conscious activity of the brain that transcends computation - and will find no explanation in terms of present-day science.

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol was first published in 1843 to great popular and critical acclaim. Ebenezer Scrooge's transformation into a kinder, gentler man after visitations by a series of ghosts has become an inseparable part of Christmas tradition. It seems impossible to imagine what the holiday season would be like without its familiar charms.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown (book 13)

by Jeff Kinney

**The brand new Diary of a Wimpy Kid book is out now!**The 13th hilarious book in Jeff Kinney's bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.When a wintry blast closes Greg Heffley's middle school, it turns his neighbourhood into a battleground, complete with snow forts, alliances, betrayals, and epic snowball fights. With millions of books sold around the world in 65 editions and 56 languages, Wimpy Kid has turned millions of kids into readers.

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens

In October 1843, Charles Dickens ― heavily in debt and obligated to his publisher ― began work on a book to help supplement his family's meager income. That volume, A Christmas Carol, has long since become one of the most beloved stories in the English language. As much a part of the holiday season as holly, mistletoe, and evergreen wreaths, this perennial favorite continues to delight new readers and rekindle thoughts of charity and goodwill. <P> <P> With its characters exhibiting many qualities ― as well as failures ― often ascribed to Dickens himself, the imaginative and entertaining tale relates Ebenezer Scrooge's eerie encounters with a series of spectral visitors. Journeying with them through Christmases past, present, and future, he is ultimately transformed from an arrogant, obstinate, and insensitive miser to a generous, warmhearted, and caring human being. Written by one of England's greatest and most popular novelists, A Christmas Carol has come to epitomize the true meaning of Christmas.

Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone

by J. K. Rowling Mary Grandpré

Harry Potter thinks he is an ordinary boy until he is rescued by an owl, taken to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, learns to play Quidditch and does battle in a deadly duel. The Reason: HARRY POTTER IS A WIZARD!

Little Brother

by Cory Doctorow

Marcus, aka "w1n5t0n," is only seventeen years old, but he figures he already knows how the system works-- and how to work the system. Smart, fast, and wise to the ways of the networked world, he has no trouble outwitting his high school's intrusive but clumsy surveillance systems. But his whole world changes when, having skipped school, he and his friends find themselves caught in the aftermath of a major terrorist attack on San Francisco. In the wrong place at the wrong time, Marcus and his crew are apprehended by the Department of Homeland Security and whisked away to a secret prison, where they're mercilessly interrogated for days. When the DHS finally releases them, Marcus discovers that his city has become a police state, where every citizen is treated like a potential terrorist. He knows that no one will believe his story, which leaves him only one option: to take down the DHS himself. Can one teenage hacker fight back against a government out of control? Maybe, but only if he's really careful . . . and very, very smart.

Star Wars: Tarkin (Star Wars)

by James Luceno

'Of power, I could tell you much. One must seize the moment, and strike.' Grand Moff Wilhuff TarkinHe's the scion of an honourable and revered family. A dedicated soldier and distinguished legislator. Loyal proponent of the Republic and trusted ally of the Jedi Order. Groomed by the ruthless politician and Sith Lord who would be Emperor, Governor Wilhuff Tarkin rises through the Imperial ranks, enforcing his authority ever more mercilessly...and zealously pursuing his destiny as the architect of absolute dominion. Rule through the fear of force rather than force itself, he advises the Emperor. Under Tarkin's guidance, an ultimate weapon of unparalleled destruction moves ever closer to becoming a terrifying reality. When the so-called Death Star is completed, Tarkin is confident that the galaxy's lingering pockets of Separatist rebellion will be brought to heel - by intimidation or annihilation.Until then, insurgency remains a genuine threat. Escalating guerrilla attacks by resistance forces and new-found evidence of a growing Separatist conspiracy are an immediate danger the Empire must meet with swift and brutal action. And to bring down a band of elusive freedom fighters, the Emperor turns to his most formidable agents: Darth Vader, the fearsome new Sith enforcer as remorseless as he is mysterious, and Tarkin - whose tactical cunning and cold-blooded efficiency will pave the way for the Empire's supremacy...and its enemies' extinction.

An Inspector Calls: Heinemann Plays for 14-16+

by J. B. Priestley

The Heinemann Plays series offers contemporary drama and classic plays in durable classroom editions. In this play an inspector interrupts a party to investigate a girl's suicide, and implicates each of the party-makers in her death. Written by senior examiners to meet the AQA/B specification, this text aims to help both higher and foundation students develop skills needed for the exam. It has sample questions, guidance on how to answer them and practical advice on how the exam will be marked and what examiners are looking for.

Romeo and Juliet

by William Shakespeare

Shakespeare's famous story of "star-crossed lovers" whose families are engaged in a bitter feud.

GCSE Geography AQA Student Book (PDF)

by Nick Rowles Simon Ross

Please note this title is suitable for any student studying:Exam Board: AQALevel: GCSESubject: GeographyFirst teaching: September 2016First exams: June 2018GCSE Geography AQA is a student-friendly resource for the 2016 AQA GCSE Geography specification, written specially to target the demands of the course. Accessible, clear and thorough, this student book engages all yourstudents with interesting, up-to-date examples and relevant case studies and has been approved by AQA. Clearly-written objectives open each unit, setting out for students what they need to learn, and high-qualityphotos, maps and diagrams aid explanations. Motivating differentiated activities, chapters on fieldwork and issue evaluation, and practice questions all reinforce the book's rigour. The book also features a glossary of key terms, and a full index.

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol was first published in 1843 to great popular and critical acclaim. Ebenezer Scrooge's transformation into a kinder, gentler man after visitations by a series of ghosts has become an inseparable part of Christmas tradition. It seems impossible to imagine what the holiday season would be like without its familiar charms.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, Book #3)

by J. K. Rowling

When Harry and his best friends go back for their third year at Hogwarts, the atmosphere is tense. There's an escaped mass-murderer on the loose and the sinister prison guards of Azkaban have been called in to guard the school. Lessons, however, must go on and there are lots of new subjects in third year - Care of Magical Creatures and Divination among others - to take Harry's mind off things!

Gangsta Granny (PDF)

by David Walliams

Another hilarious and moving novel from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children's author in the country. A story of prejudice and acceptance, funny lists and silly words, this new book has all the hallmarks of David's previous bestsellers..

Ãclaro!. Volume 1

by José Antonio García Sánchez Tony Weston

¡Claro! is the only Key Stage 3 Spanish course written specifically to prepare students for the rigours of the new GCSE specifications. Its accessible to all abilities, packed with fresh, lively content and written by a dynamic team of authors who believe in immersing students in Spanish-speaking cultures.

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #1)

by Jeff Kinney

'It was the best book eeeevvveeerrrr!!!!' Ben Hallon, Diary of a Wimpy Kid Fan The first in Jeff Kinney's side-splitting series, join Greg Heffley as he's thrust into a new year, and a new school, where undersize weaklings share the corridors with kids who are taller, meaner and already shaving.I'll be famous one day, but for now I'm stuck in middle school with a bunch of morons.Desperate to prove his new found maturity, which only going up a grade can bring, Greg is happy to have his not-quite-so-cool sidekick, Rowley, along for the ride. But when Rowley's star starts to rise, Greg tries to use his best friend's popularity to his own advantage. Recorded in his diary with comic pictures and his very own words, this test of Greg and Rowley's friendship unfolds with hilarious results.Laugh until you cry at all of Greg's hopeless shenanigans. Diary of a Wimpy Kid has got millions of kids reading and laughing at (but mostly with) the famous Greg Heffley.If you're on the lookout for a funny children's book for 7+, especially a book for reluctant readers, you can't go wrong with the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. 'As a teacher working with dyslexics and struggling readers, I am always on the look out for books... The Wimpy book series has been very successful' JuAllonPraise for Jeff Kinney:'The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid' - Sun'Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet' - Independent'The most hotly anticipated children's book of the year is here - Diary of a Wimpy Kid' - Big Issue'Hilarious' - TelegraphJeff Kinney is an online game developer and designer, and a #1 New York Times bestselling author. Jeff has been named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Powerful People in the World. Jeff is also creator of Poptropica.com, which was names one of Time magazine's 50 Best Websites. He spent his childhood in Washington, D.C., and moved to New England in 1995. Jeff lives in Southern Massachusetts with his wife and their two sons.

Holes

by Louis Sachar

The bestselling modern classic by Louis Sachar, with a plot that tangles and untangles, holding the reader in glorious suspense right up to the very end.

Lord of the Flies (PDF)

by William Golding

A plane crashes on an uninhabited 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. In this, his first novel, William Golding gave the traditional adventure story an ironic, devastating twist. The boys' delicate sense of order fades, and their childish fears are transformed into something deeper and more primitive. Their games take on a horrible significance, and before long the well-behaved party of schoolboys has turned into a tribe of faceless, murderous savages. First published in 1954, Lord of the Flies is now recognized as a classic, one of the most celebrated of all modern novels. Please note: This title is also available to purchase or loan in hard copy Uncontracted and Contracted Unified English Braille. Please contact the RNIB Helpline on 0303 123 9999 to buy through our Braille on Demand service or loan through our Library.

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens

In October 1843, Charles dinkens ― heavily in debt and obligated to his publisher ― began work on a book to help supplement his family's meager income. That volume, A Christmas Carol, has long since become one of the most beloved stories in the English language. As much a part of the holiday season as holly, mistletoe, and evergreen wreaths, this perennial favorite continues to delight new readers and rekindle thoughts of charity and goodwill.With its characters exhibiting many qualities ― as well as failures ― often ascribed to dinkens himself, the imaginative and entertaining tale relates Ebenezer Scrooge's eerie encounters with a series of spectral visitors. Journeying with them through Christmases past, present, and future, he is ultimately transformed from an arrogant, obstinate, and insensitive miser to a generous, warmhearted, and caring human being. Written by one of England's greatest and most popular novelists, A Christmas Carol has come to epitomize the true meaning of Christmas.

Macbeth

by William Shakespeare

Shakespeare's master tragedy.

Wonder: A Wonder Story

by R J Palacio

I know it can’t be easy for him to look in the mirror every day, or walk down the street. But that’s not my problem. My problem is that everything’s different since he’s been coming to my school. The kids are different. I’m different. And it sucks big-time.WONDER told the story of August Pullman: an ordinary kid with an extraordinary face, whose first year at school changed the lives and the perspectives of everyone around him.Now read THE JULIAN CHAPTER: classroom bully Julian’s side of the story, and an insight into his own feelings about Auggie. Thought-provoking, infuriating, surprising, heartbreaking and heartwarming, this is a must-read for the thousands of readers who loved WONDER.

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