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Amazing Words

Author : Richard Lederer
ISBN : 9781936863310
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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With fascinating etymologies and letter patterns of more than 400 everyday words, bestselling language writer Richard Lederer offers insights into the most bedazzling, beguiling, and bewitching words in the English language. Readers will discover why William Shakespeare may be hiding in the Old Testament; why "run" is the longest word in English; how people's names become common words; and how the Bible, mythology, the sea, the land, show business, and games spark words and phrases in everyday vocabulary. Chock-full of transfixing word histories, magical letter play, and hilarious puns, "Amazing Words" is an essential book for wordaholics, logolepts, and verbivores.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Amazing Words

Author : Phil Cousineau and Greg Chadwick
ISBN : 9789388423618
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Writing Lesson Level 1 Amazing Words

Author : Richard Gentry, Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781480770423
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Incorporate writing instruction in your classroom as an essential element of literacy development while implementing best practices. Simplify the planning of writing instruction and become familiar with the Common Core State Standards of Writing.
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The Amazing Illustrated Word Game Memory Books

Author : Frank H. Gaertner
ISBN : 1425945082
Genre : Games & Activities
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If ever you have been humiliated playing word games, wondered how some players seem to pull seven-letter words out of a hat, questioned what your favorite game words meant, or simply could use a humorous, mentally stimulating way to rapidly recall key bonus words, then The Amazing Illustrated Word Game Memory Book is for you. This volume organizes letters in groups of six, the so-called six-letter stems, according to those most likely to lead to seven-letter bonus-scoring words. The letters of my central seven six-letter stems; INEAST, RNEAST, IREAST, INRAST, INERST, INEART and INEASR, are ones that are highly likely to show up in scrambled array in a word-game-seven-letter hand, and are the ones most likely to generate seven-letter bonus words. For example, add any letter, except J, Q or Y, to INEAST and one or more of the seven-letter words in the official word-game lexicon show up, but of course you have to know them and quickly unscramble them to be able to use them. In this volume these words are mentally filed for instantaneous recall through the use of coded, dramatically humorous stories and pictures. Active participation on the part of the reader in the form of reading, reciting, writing and coloring is used to trigger memory traces in both the right and left-brain. Mental visualization of pictures is used to reinforce photographic memory. And the humorous, dramatic or sometimes politically incorrect stories that go with the pictures are used to reinforce emotional memory traces. In addition the stories and the seven-letter words that go with the stories are organized according to an alphanumeric code that helps create a mental filing cabinet for rapid retrieval of the words in question. A method of play that will further increase the chances of forming bonus-scoring game-words is also given.
Category: Games & Activities

The Amazing Illustrated Word Game Memory Books Volume 2 Set 3

Author : Frank H. Gaertner
ISBN : 9781477245576
Genre : Games & Activities
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This book, Volume 2, Set 3 (V2S3) of The Amazing Illustrated Word Game Memory Books (The AIWGMB), completes stories and illustrations that have the ability to lock into ones photographic memory 2778 of the seven-letter words most likely to show up in the social-network, crossword games. V2S3 also completes flashcard formats for 6449 complementing eight-letter words and their alphagrams. Also provided are rapid study-methods along with single-word reminders, in summarizing tables, of all of the stories and illustrations in The AIWGMB.
Category: Games & Activities

The Amazing Grace Of The Hidden Word

Author : Linda Lee
ISBN : 9781411660434
Genre : Religion
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The book THE AMAZING GRACE OF THE HIDDEN WORD by LINDA LEE is a truly enlightening and thus life changing book. ~ DISCOVER THE SACRED TRUTHS THAT WERE HIDDEN FROM US by the admitted revisions made to the English Bible. ~ LEARN OF THE TRUE NATURE OF GOD, Hell, the fall of man and the angels, and the purpose for life. ~ EXPERIENCE THE REALIZATION OF A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING of biblical symbolisms. ~ YESHUWA THE MESSIAH URGED US TO REMEMBER OUR HIDDEN ORIGINS. He said, "Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent" (Rev. 2: 5). ~ God incarnate as Yeshuwa the Saviour (aka Yeshua, Jesus Christ) promised us, "seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you" (Matt. 7: 7). ~ THE AMAZING GRACE OF THE HIDDEN WORD offers the reader a rare opportunity to be enlightened to the amazing truths contained in the Holy Bible. ~ Cover illustrations by Moze Edward Howard ~ www.hipstargraphics.com ~ (On www.lulu.com, click on book name, then on Linda Lee to access E-Book) ~ 8.5 X 11 Paperback Edition:
Category: Religion

The Amazing Illustrated Word Game Memory Books Volume 2 Set 2

Author : Frank H. Gaertner
ISBN : 9781463405304
Genre : Art
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This book, Volume 2, Set 2 of the AIWGMB, is a continuation of a three-set series of stories and illustrations representing all of the 7-letter words captured by The Central Twenty-One Five-Letter Stems that feed into the Central Seven Six-Letter Stems of Volume 1, Set 1. Knowledge and flash, photographic-memory recall of these word lists, together with those of the Auxiliary Seven Six-Letter Stems of Volume 1, Set 2 can be valuable assets for any wannabe, top contender in our rapidly growing, competitive, word-game, social networks. The wordlists, organized in Mentafile format, are coded with peg-words assigned to each letter of the alphabet. This type of iconic coding-organization can make letter-management, and identification of 7-letter words within scrambled arrays, effortless, almost as though one has an app that automatically brings bonus-words to mind as one plays off letters "on-the-way" to one of the Central Seven Six-Letter Stems. For example, in a board game, where letters must be unscrambled to reveal hidden words, one might hold, in alphagram order, the following seven letters; ADNRSTU. For those accomplished with Vol. 2, Set 2 of the AIWGMB, the identification of the five-letter stem, RNAST, and the letter, D, within ADNRSTU, would be instantaneous, along with the mental search for the story and illustration of "She STRANDS the drunk on a TUNDRA'S plain." Alternatively, one might hold ADNRSST, which would immediately bring up the word STRANDS from that story. STANDER, the only other possibility for a 7-letter RNASTD word would show up with the holding of ADENRST, the only bonus word featured in the drunk file of RNEAST, one of the Central Seven Six-Letter Stems of Vol. 1, Set 1. Therefore, with no E, R or S in the hand, one skilled in the use of The AIWGMB would know, with valuable certainty, that no 7-letter bonus words were available for play. But the fun's not over. It really begins when we add to our search the thirty four, 8-letter RNASTD words of RNAST, RNEAST and INRAST. Having learned to "read" alphagrams from the flashcards connected to the stories and Illustrations of this series, we now watch our opponents shrink in terror as we unleash our knowledge and skill at finding and playing one of these 8-letter winners!
Category: Art

Amazing Bible Word Searches For Kids

Author : Richard Spiering
ISBN : 9780736940863
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Authors Richard and Ruth Spiering, seasoned homeschool and Sunday school teachers, fill this activity book with fun and creative word searches that encourage kids, ages 8 to 12, to go to the Bible for the answers. Kids will discover incredible facts as they strain their brains to decipher hidden messages and hunt for adventure with these amazing word puzzles. This makes learning about the Bible totally awesome! Created “to engage the hearts and minds of our youth in the things of eternal worth,” kids will hurry to share this activity book with their friends, family, and even their Sunday school classes. They’ll want to take it along to camp and on vacations, car rides, and plane trips—anytime they want an exciting brain challenge!
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Writing Lesson Level 5 Splendid Synonyms And Amazing Antonyms

Author : Richard Gentry, Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781480777873
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Incorporate writing instruction in your classroom as an essential element of literacy development while implementing best practices. Simplify the planning of writing instruction and become familiar with the Common Core State Standards of Writing.
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Amazing Grace

Author : Kathleen Norris
ISBN : 9781101042526
Genre : Religion
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A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Cloister Walk, a book about Christianity, spirituality, and rediscovered faith. Struggling with her return to the Christian church after many years away, Kathleen Norris found it was the language of Christianity that most distanced her from faith. Words like "judgment," "faith," "dogma," "salvation," "sinner"—even "Christ"—formed what she called her "scary vocabulary," words that had become so codified or abstract that their meanings were all but impenetrable. She found she had to wrestle with them and make them her own before they could confer their blessings and their grace. Blending history, theology, storytelling, etymology, and memoir, Norris uses these words as a starting point for reflection, and offers a moving account of her own gradual conversion. She evokes a rich spirituality rooted firmly in the chaos of everyday life—and offers believers and doubters alike an illuminating perspective on how we can embrace ancient traditions and find faith in the contemporary world.
Category: Religion

Discovering The Most Amazing Book

Author : Charles W. Stebbing
ISBN : 9781499090598
Genre : Religion
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Discovering the Most Amazing Book is an Exciting Journey into the Bible. Typically one of those books you wish someone had given you when you first started studying the Bible. It is a unique overview of and guide to the Bible. In Discovering the Most Amazing Book you will find numerous fascinating facts and you will gain: • A proper understanding of the Bible and its glorious message • A clear view of how God worked in Old Testament times and why • Insight into what changed with Christ’s coming and why • Motivation for effective Christian living • Greater confidence and more knowledge to express your faith to others more effectively • Encouragement for further Bible study • A deepening in your love and appreciation for the Author of the Most Amazing Book. Be infused with faith, hope, love and expectation as you discover God’s unfailing plan of salvation through this valuable, clear and concise resource.
Category: Religion

You Are Amazing As Fuck

Author : Color Book
ISBN : 1670768929
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- SPECIAL LAUNCH PRICE (WHILE STOCKS LAST!!!! )This Swear Word Coloring Book Contains Over 36 Pages sided designs for you to color whenever you need a boost of confidence or a not so gentle reminder of how badass you are, with Hilarious uncensored expletives, graphics, and phrases. Designs Ranges From Simple To Advance.This Coloring Book will Provide Hours of Fun and Creative F*cking Expression
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Amazing Moments With The Savior

Author : Kelly Beason
ISBN : 9781615792283
Genre : Religion
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You will be truly inspired and amazed as you read about her personal experiences with the Savior's love and power. They are true stories that demonstrate the power of prayer, his guidance, care, encouragement and his healing power. This book will jumpstart your walk with Jesus and help you to live out the adventure that God intended for you. Kelly Beason is an inspiring, enthusiastic and encouraging speaker. She is a mom on mission everyday and loves her radio ministry on WJIA 88.5FM. She writes and records the "Beason Bit" which is broadcast daily to jumpstart and refresh the listener as they begin their new day. She graduated from UAH with a BS degree in business. She is involved in global missions through her role as state collection center coordinator for Samaritan's Purse and Operation Christmas Child. She is certified in Evangelism Explosion and has been on several mission trips. She serves as a chaplain at the Great Physicians medical Clinic in her community. She is married to Steve with four kids, Wesley, Chad, Colten and Anna Claire. She is an active member of First Baptist Church in Albertville, Al. where she loves to sing in the choir and the "Breath of Praise." You can listen to the "Beason Bit" daily on wjia885.com and read her monthly newsletter.
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Maisy S Amazing Big Book Of Words

Author : Lucy Cousins
ISBN : 1406327832
Genre : Lift-the-flap books
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This biggest-ever Maisy book is full to bursting with first words and pictures. Sixty-four pages, 25 fantastic flaps and over 300 wonderful words combine in this colourful collection. All of Maisy's favourite places and activities are featured: dressing up, cooking, the park, the farm, the beach, anumals, bath time, bedtime and many, many more!
Category: Lift-the-flap books

Amazing Minds

Author : Jan Faull
ISBN : 1101188448
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A noted parenting expert provides the latest research on child development and offers games and activities parents can use to support their child's natural abilities. Drawing on the latest fascinating research in child brain development, noted parenting expert Jan Faull gives parents the essential tools to recognize and encourage their child's natural development- and have fun with their kids in the process. Simple to use and easy to understand, the techniques in Amazing Minds show parents how to support their children's capacity for learning. Faull describes chronologically what babies are capable of and the research behind those findings-then provides clear instruction, practical exercises, and fun games to play with babies to enhance their innate learning process. Amazing Minds will change how people view babies-from newborns to toddlers- and foster a new level of nurturing for generations of parents, educators, and caregivers.
Category: Family & Relationships

Wonderful Words Of Life

Author : Richard J. Mouw
ISBN : 080282160X
Genre : Music
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While many evangelical congregations have moved away from hymns and hymnals, these were once central fixtures in the evangelical tradition. This book examines the role and importance of hymns in evangelicalism, not only as a part of worship but as tools for theological instruction, as a means to identity formation, and as records of past spiritual experiences of the believing community. Written by knowledgeable church historians, Wonderful Words of Life explores the significance of hymn-singing in many dimensions of American Protestant and evangelical life. The book focuses mainly on church life in the United States but also discusses the foundational contributions of Isaac Watts and other British hymn writers, the use of gospel songs in English Canada, and the powerful attraction of African-American gospel music for whites of several religious persuasions. Includes appendixes on the American Protestant Hymn Project and on hymns in Roman Catholic hymnals. Contributors: Susan Wise Bauer Thomas E. Bergler Virginia Lieson Brereton Esther Rothenbusch Crookshank Kevin Kee Richard J. Mouw Mark A. Noll Felicia Piscitelli Robert A. Schneider Rochelle A. Stackhouse Jeffrey VanderWilt
Category: Music

Broken Hearts Make Beautiful Words

Author : Danelle Simpson
ISBN : 9781479739264
Genre : Poetry
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Inside this book, there is poetry that will make you feel as though you are not alone in the struggles associated with life and love. They come from the heart of someone who did truly feel alone. Broken Hearts Make Beautiful Words is a book of poetry that is based off experiences with heartbreak, love, loss, and acceptance. Moving forward is hard to do when life crashes unexpectedly, when memories stay behind even when the people don't. You will find understanding in these words and know that even though you may feel isolated and alone, you are really among friends, even when that isn't easy to see. So open one of my books, read it, and join me; our destination may not be the same, but we all make a similar journey.
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Wonderful Wawa S Words Of Wisdom

Author : Walter Rein
ISBN : 9780595455607
Genre : Fiction
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WARNING: The Believer General has determined that reading this book could be harmful to your faith. After exhaustive investigation, it has been determined that Wonderful Wawa is neither a being of this earth nor a god, but a secret agent of the LIA: the Lunatic Intelligence Agency, for you humans out there. The LIA is an elite arm of the government of planet Lunacy, a world that orbits a very small sun situated behind Antares and hidden from Earthlings. Wonderful Wawa arrived on Earth in a womb-shaped spaceship and implanted into a human female, camouflaging himself as a fellow human being. His only mission: infiltrate as many earthly institutions as possible to spread the seeds of the Lunatic philosophy. As Earthling Buehl Sheadt follows Wawa's every move in this provocative fantasy, thus begins the strangest part of Sheadt's life. He dutifully chronicles how Wawa reaches his wise and witty conclusions through many years of dedicated soul-searching. With his scribe in tow, Wawa continues to expound his theories-befriending some and offending many-while always maintaining the unique position of a "casually interested onlooker" in life. Enjoy this irreverent collection of tongue-in-cheek philosophical musings from an itinerant wise man, on everything from circumcision to Communism, and a multitude of subjects in between.
Category: Fiction