--Part of the World Leaders past and present series, biographies written especially for young adults, introducing the men and women whose ideas and actions have determined the course of history. Profusely illustrated with paintings, engravings, maps, and photographs.--
Excellent resource for studying WWII. If you are studying the period without a textbook, or desire an extra resource to enhance it, this book is very well done and understandable.
"Theodore Taylor looks at Japenese Intelligence work and American anti-intelligence efforts, which were often careless or ineffective. He shows that although the US possessed advanced technology, the info gathered was often discarded or misclassified. But once the raid was launched, bravery abounded--on both sides."
A Chelsea Juniors book..
From the back cover:
A lively and fascinating introduction into the dramatic history of ancient Egypt. Full of interesting facts, detailed illustrations and clear photographs, this book offers a real insight into how the ancient Egyptians lived. And not just facts...there are also absorbing activities and a traditional story, all bringing to life different aspects of the remarkable civilization of ancient Egypt.
Correct title: Ancient Greeks: In the Land of the Gods
Part of the "Peoples of the Past" series, it is a fascinating look at world history through the lives and times of people who lived centuries ago in foreign worlds. Come take a journey into the everyday life of these ancient citizens. Color illustrations.
Art and History in one! Describes life in ancient Rome in both words and pictures. Best of all, Drawing History will teach you how to draw the people, costumes and artifacts of this fascinating civilization with simple step-by-step techniques that are as easy to follow as they are fun to learn.
From Highlights. "Bring the zoo to you with these animal activities. Build a bird feeder, create a clothespin cat, host a zoo party, even assemble an indoor vacation home for a turtle or toad. Fun runs wild through these pages, so get in on the monkey business."
A classic tale portraying the value of individualism...
"He lived in the dark ages of the future. In a loveless world he dared to love the woman of his choice. In an age that had lost all trace of science and civilization he had the courage to seek and find knowledge. But these were not the crimes for which he would be hunted. He was marked for death becaues he had comitted the unpardonable sin: he had stood forth from the mindless human herd. He was a man alone."
This edition includes an intro. by Ayn Rand's heir, Leonard Peikoff. It contains excerpts from documents by Ayn Rand--letters, interviews, and journal notes, in which she discusses Anthem. The Appendix reproduces the entire original British edition with Ayn Rand's handwritten edtorial changes.
From back cover: "Good food and great parties go hand in hand. Turn any get-together into a special occasion with the help of this book. Dozens of fabulous appetizer recipes have been gathered from recipe contests and cook-offs across America and each prize-winning treat is beautifully photographed."
from back cover: Blending the exceptional realism and authenticity that are his hallmarks with intricate plotting, razor-sharp suspense and a remarkable cast of characters, this is Clancy at his best - and ther is none better.
When Tacy moves across the street, she and Betsy become such good friends, everyone begins to think of them as Betsy-Tacy. This classic book, first published in the 1940s, has been loved by generations of readers, and tells of their adventures. It is the first of a series. Charming.
From back cover:
"Pull out your wok or skillet and stir up a hearty main dish with Easy Stir Fry Recipes. Whether you prefer American-style dishes, traditional Asian favorites, or surprising recipes like lasagna or burgers from your wok--it's easy when you stir-fry."
Audio Tapes of the book that will help you forge a strong, lasting, loving bond with your teen. Learn to:
-Argue with your teens yet come out as closer friends
-Find the best solution to any conflict
-Help your teens turn the worst situations into winners
-Transform their beliefs into personal convictions
One of my favorite books when I was a girl, The Boxcar Children was also a big hit with my children. Wonderful as a bedtime read-aloud or for children just embarking on reading chapter books on their own.