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So You Really Want to Learn Science: Book 2 (PDF)

by Ron Pickering

This is the second of the two-part ISEB-endorsed course leading up to Common Entrance at 13+. It contains all three sciences, Chemistry, Physics and Biology, and is designed to be used over two years. Students' progress can be monitored by a series of test questions included at the end of each section. This book is suitable for Years 7/8. There is an accompanying Answer Book (ISBN 1902984382), which contains a complete set of answers to the questions.

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."

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.

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.

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.

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.


by Roald Dahl

Giants are known for eating children. So when Sophie is snatched from her bed by the BFG, she fears for her life. But luckily he is far more jumbly than his disgusting neighbours. They become good friends and cook up a plan to rid the world of bad giants.

Bookshare Demo: The Rocket Boys of NIH

by Don Luckett

Fifty-two years ago, members of a review committee at the National Institutes of Health dug into their wallets and purses to give a "grant" to a 9-year-old boy named Terence Boylan of Snyder, N.Y. His energetic request for $10 to build a rocket ship with his 14-year old friend Bruce Cook moved distinguished members of this NIH committee to invest in the future. Bookshare demo title.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth

by Jeff Kinney

Greg Heffley has always been in a hurry to grow up. But is getting older really all it's cracked up to be? Suddenly Greg is dealing with the pressures of boy-girl parties, increased responsibilities, and even the awkward changes that come with getting older.


by David Walliams

This is the story of how a boy called Bob meets a blobfish fish called Blob. . . And so begins a funny and heartwarming story of a very unusual friendship - and some very strange animals. An astonishingly brilliant World Book Day Book from one of today's favourite children's authors.

A Christmas Carol (Wordsworth Classics)

by Charles Dickens

Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly old skinflint. He hates everyone, especially children. But at Christmas three ghosts come to visit him, scare him into mending his ways, and he finds, as he celebrates with Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and their family, that geniality brings its own reward.

Tamilnadu Government Textbook Mathematics 10th standard

by Textbook board of Government of Tamil Nadu

In this book you read about mathemetice for 10th standard from government of Tamil Nadu

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

by Roald Dahl

Mr Wonka's inventions are out of this world. He's thought up every kind of sweet imaginable in his amazing chocolate factory, but no one has ever seen inside, or met Mr Wonka! Charlie can't believe his luck when he finds a golden ticket and wins the trip of a lifetime around the famous factory.

The Velveteen Rabbit

by Margery Williams

This is a classic story which encourages us to tumble, bump and bounce through each page alongside the rabbit. As he journeys from Christmas stocking to nursery to forests, losing bits of tail and whisker on the way, he finally learns what it means to be loved.

AQA Poetry Anthology - Power and Conflict: York Notes for GCSE (9-1) (2nd edition) (PDF)

by Beth Kemp

To achieve top grades in English Literature, you need to know your set texts and master all the key skills examiners are looking for. With everything you need right at hand, this NEW York Notes Study Guide on Power and Conflict: AQA Poetry Anthology - now with complete annotated poems! - gives you all the tools you need to study the cluster, practice Unseen poetry and face your exam with confidence. Read and understand all the poems - Find every poem, printed in full with lots of expert annotations, to help you read, understand and write about the cluster. Practice all the key skills - Use the dedicated sections on Form, Structure and Language and Themes and Contexts to perfect your knowledge and master the key techniques. Plus, get help with Comparing poems and the Unseen poem questions. Check your progress - Use the regular 'Progress and revision check' features to test your knowledge and understanding, and monitor what you have achieved. Feel ready for the exam - Key features linked to the Assessment Objectives, longer exam-style 'Practice tasks' and annotated sample answers at different levels, will help you to be exam-ready and prepared to perform at your best.

The Rocket Boys of NIH

by Don Luckett

Fifty-two years ago, members of a review committee at the National Institutes of Health dug into their wallets and purses to give a "grant" to a 9-year-old boy named Terence Boylan of Snyder, N.Y. His energetic request for $10 to build a rocket ship with his 14-year old friend Bruce Cook moved distinguished members of this NIH committee to invest in the future.

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!

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2)

by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter is a wizard. He is in his second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Little does he know that this year will be just as eventful as the last . . . even getting there is an adventure in itself! The three firm friends, Harry, Ron and Hermione, are soon immersed in the daily round of Potions, Herbology, Charms, Defence Against the Dark Arts, and Quidditch. But then horrible and mysterious things begin to happen. Harry keeps hearing strange voices, sinister and dark messages appear on the wall, and then Ron's sister Ginny disappears . . .

The Witches

by Roald Dahl

My orders are that every single child in this country shall be rrubbed out, sqvashed, sqvirttered and frrrittered before I come here again in vun year's time! Do I make myself clear? The Grand High Witch has a fiendish plan for getting rid of all the children in England. First, her fellow hags will take over all the sweet shops. Next, they will sell poisoned sweets and chocolate which will turn children into mice! Then, make way for the mouse traps... This terrible plan is overheard by the young boy narrator of the story. Fortunately, his grandma knows something about witches. Unfortunately, before he has a chance to consult her, he is turned into a mouse himself. Will the witches triumph? Are the children of England doomed? And what exactly is the secret behind grandma's missing finger? This award winning tale has all the answers.


by William Shakespeare

Shakespeare's master tragedy.


by Roald Dahl

Matilda's parents have called her some terrible things. The truth is, she's a genius and they're the stupid ones. Find out how she gets the better of them and her spiteful headmistress, as well as discovering that she has a very special power.

Neale Analysis of Reading Ability, Braille Version: Braille Optional Diagnostic Test for Stories 1 and 2 (PDF)

by Rnib University of Birmingham Marie D Neale

This braille version of the Neale Analysis of Reading Ability (Revised British Edition) has been prepared to enable teachers to assess the reading skills of school-age braillists. To download the NARA braille stories:

AQA GCSE Physics (PDF)

by Lawrie Ryan Jim Breithaupt

The UK's bestselling GCSE Science series has now been updated and specifically tailored for the new 2016 AQA GCSE Science (9-1) specifications. Supporting your students on their journey from Key Stage 3 and through to success in the new linear GCSE qualifications, this series help students and teachers monitor progress, while supporting the increased demand, mathematical content, and new practical requirements. This Student Book offers:- Fully integrated and differentiated support tailored to the new 9-1 GCSE specification - Practical feature and chapter to support the required practicals and skills - Maths chapter and worked examples to support the increased mathematical demand of the new GCSE - Synoptic links and questions to develop synoptic skills - Differentiated and ramped questions based on our new GCSE assessment model - New practice questions including maths, practical, synoptic, and extended writing

Periodic table (Large Print - colour)

by Rnib

This is a multi-page document showing the periodic table of chemical elements, and on the Large Print version, a key to the table. The LP key is on the first page. The table is in five parts, which can be joined together. There is a locator dot and title shown on each page. These will be at the top left of the page when it is the correct way up. This is a complex diagram and blind and partially sighted people may find it helpful to have some sighted assistance at first viewing. The table shows element categories (in large print only), groups (families) and periods, plus the atomic number, the chemical symbol and atomic weight for each element. Key to Large Print periodic table - The key to the table shows the colours used to represent the element categories, and is arranged in two columns. In each column, the colour samples are to the left with their names to the right. The categories are not shown on the tactile version of the table, as there is insufficient space in the cells for textures. It is recommended that you download the Periodic table overview from the ImageShare site, as this shows the element categories in tactile format. Periodic tabl The table comprises cells arranged in columns and rows. A cell shows the atomic number, chemical symbol and atomic weight for an element. In the Large Print version of the table, the cell colour relates to the element category as shown on the key. The vertical columns show the groups (or families) of elements. The groups are numbered across the top of the page. A horizontal row in the table is a period. The periods are numbered on the left side of the first page of the table. In this arrangement of the periodic table, the lanthanoids and actinoids (periods 6 to 7, known as the f-block) are separated from the other elements and are shown stretching across the bottom of the page. The f-block on pages 3, 4 and 5 has no periodic numbers marked on the page. Joining the page - To allow space for braille labelling, this table has been split into five sections on separate pages. Join them to each other in number order, from left to right, trimming the periodic numbers as required. Pages 1 and 5 are A4 size and in portrait orientation. Pages 2 to 4 are A3 size and in landscape orientation. Trim the pages to allow joining, using the light, vertical dashed grid lines as guides. When joining the tactile pages, care should be taken to avoid covering any part of the table.


by R. J. Palacio

'My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. ' Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared at wherever they go. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, Auggie has been home-schooled by his parents his whole life. Now, for the first time, he's being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it. All he wants is to be accepted - but can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all? WONDER is a funny, frank, astonishingly moving debut to read in one sitting, pass on to others, and remember long after the final page.

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