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The Great Rhino Rescue

Author : Sandra Markle
ISBN : 9781541584853
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Audisee® eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and sentence highlighting to engage reluctant readers! Southern white rhinos are in trouble. For years, a rumor has been spreading that their horns can be used to cure cancer, and poachers have been targeting these gentle creatures. Sandra Markle takes readers behind the scenes to see how civilians, volunteer organizations, and African governments are working together to protect rhinos.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Genre Based Strategies To Promote Critical Literacy In Grades 4 8

Author : Danielle E. Hartsfield
ISBN : 9781440863172
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 60.2 MB
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Draws on critical and radical change theory to equip both aspiring and practicing library and teacher candidates with practical, research-based ideas for enacting critical literacy practices in middle grade libraries and classrooms. • Explains critical literacy strategies for educators to implement • Identifies characteristics of popular genres in children's literature and how to evaluate materials in those genres • Recommends titles to use in critical literacy instruction • Guides readers to develop an understanding of the theoretical perspectives underpinning critical literacy • Provides template lesson plans and tools to improve critical literacy instruction using genre strategies
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Rhinos Who Rescue

Author : Julie Mammano
ISBN : 0811854191
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Rhinoceroses fight fires, save people from drowning, and assist on the scene of a multi-car accident. Includes a glossary of firefighting terms.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Gameshark Ultimate Codes 2008 Summer

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ISBN : 074401042X
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 76.94 MB
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BradyGames' GameShark Ultimate Codes 2008 Summer includes the following: An updated collection of exclusive GameShark codes for the most popular games released for the PS2, Game Boy Advance SP, and GBA. Bonus cheats for Xbox, Xbox 360, PS3 and GameCube games are also included! Over 50,000 codes are provided for the top games on the market--Naruto Uzumaki Chronicles 2, Nascar 2008, Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3, and many more! Feed your console all the fresh GameShark codes it craves--invincibility, secret levels and characters, unlimited ammo, hidden game modes, and much more! Platform: PS2, GBA and SP Genre: Various
Category: Games & Activities

The Great Mystery

Author : NICK SALVO
ISBN : 9781482801965
Genre : Religion
File Size : 87.78 MB
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This book highlights why creation is more likely than evolution. How Noah’s Flood is most probably responsible for certain natural phenomena like earthquakes, volcanoes, comets, and the Grand Canyon, just to name a few. Why Satan is so effective. Where we will end up according to the Book of Revelation. These are just a few of the interesting facts covered in this book.
Category: Religion

The Rhino Rescue

Author : Genevieve Riddle
ISBN : IND:30000022295616
Genre : Poaching
File Size : 69.2 MB
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Category: Poaching

Saving The Last Rhinos

Author : Grant Fowlds
ISBN : 9781472142504
Genre : Nature
File Size : 20.26 MB
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'A terrific read . . . an outstanding book!' Gary Player and Vivienne Player 'A truly heart-wrenching story, but a must-read for all who value our wild animals and their right to roam free. Grant Fowlds is a Zulu in a white skin and loves the people who hold the key to animal conservation. This is an intriguing true story that sends a clear message to the rest of the world.' Phil Liggett 'Exceptionally readable - a fluid and captivating story . . . a swashbuckling tale.' Dr Dave Cooper, Rhinos Without Borders veterinarian, and Debbie Cooper of iSimangaliso Wetland Park 'A rollicking true-life adventure that celebrates rhinos and people' Guy Rogers, Daily Herald 'Truly awe-inspiring . . . Read this book. You will get a sense of Africa like never before, from a true African soul.' David S. Lee, Limbani in the blockbuster movie Black Panther 'An excellent read . . . both sobering and uplifting' Moira Smith, General Manager Africa & Middle East, Goway Travel What would drive a man to 'smuggle' rhino horn back into Africa at great risk to himself? This is just one of the situations Grant Fowlds has put himself in as part of his ongoing fight against poaching, in order to prove a link between southern Africa and the illicit, lucrative trade in rhino horn in Vietnam. Shavings of rhino horn are sold as a snake-oil 'cure' for colds or impotence, but a rhino's horn has no magical, medicinal properties. It is for this that rhinoceroses are being killed at an escalating rate that puts the survival of the species in jeopardy. This corrupt, illegal war on wildlife has brought an iconic animal to the brink of extinction. Growing up on a farm in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, Grant developed a deep love of nature, turning his back on hunting to focus on saving wildlife of all kinds and the environment that sustains both them and us. He is a passionate conservationist who puts himself on the front line of protecting rhinos in the wild - right now, against armed poachers; but in the longer term, too, through his work with schoolchildren, communities and policymakers. We are most grateful to photographer Gerhard van der Westhuizen for the use of his stunning photograph on the cover of the book.
Category: Nature

Rhino Rescue

Author : Garry Hamilton
ISBN : 1552979105
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 42.97 MB
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Provides details about rhinoceroses from Africa and Asia, their endangerment, and conservation programs designed to save them.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Animal Rescue

Author : William Wise
ISBN : 0399611215
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 67.91 MB
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Discusses worldwide efforts to preserve endangered wildlife.
Category: Business & Economics

The Last Rhinos

Author : Lawrence Anthony
ISBN : 9781250015099
Genre : Nature
File Size : 83.71 MB
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When Lawrence Anthony learned that the northern white rhino, living in the war-ravaged Congo, was on the very brink of extinction, he knew he had to act. If the world lost the sub-species, it would be the largest land mammal since the woolly mammoth to go extinct. In The Last Rhinos, Anthony recounts his attempts to save these remarkable animals. The demand for rhino horns in the Far East has turned poaching into a dangerous black market that threatens the lives of not just these rare beasts, but also the rangers who protect them. The northern white rhino's last refuge was in an area controlled by the infamous Lord's Resistance Army, one of the most vicious rebel groups in the world. In the face of unmoving government bureaucracy, Anthony made a perilous journey deep into the jungle to try to find and convince them to help save the rhino. An inspiring story of conservation in the face of brutal war and bureaucratic quagmires, The Last Rhinos will move animal lovers everywhere.
Category: Nature

Unicornis The Great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros

Author : Arup Kumar Dutta
ISBN : CORNELL:31924059215503
Genre : Science
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This Volume Is A Comprehensive Account Of The Great Indian One-Horned Rhinoceros, Its Past History And Present Status, Generic Characteristics, Temperament, Behaviour And Habits As Well As Its Position In The Scheme Of Nature.
Category: Science

Kingfisher

Author :
ISBN : CORNELL:31924066935705
Genre : Wildlife conservation
File Size : 53.78 MB
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Category: Wildlife conservation

The Great Whale Rescue

Author : Tom Tiede
ISBN : 0886872812
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 70.31 MB
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Recounts the efforts, in 1985, to save a humpback whale which mistakenly swam into California's Sacramento River
Category: Technology & Engineering

Rhino

Author : Daryl Balfour
ISBN : CORNELL:31924063890051
Genre : Rhinoceros genus
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Category: Rhinoceros genus

The Day Commodus Killed A Rhino

Author : Jerry Toner
ISBN : 9781421415871
Genre : History
File Size : 76.91 MB
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The Roman emperor Commodus wanted to kill a rhinoceros with a bow and arrow, and he wanted to do it in the Colosseum. Commodus’s passion for hunting animals was so fervent that he dreamt of shooting a tiger, an elephant, and a hippopotamus; his prowess was such that people claimed he never missed when hurling his javelin or firing arrows from his bow. For fourteen days near the end of AD 192, the emperor mounted one of the most lavish and spectacular gladiatorial games Rome had ever seen. Commodus himself was the star attraction, and people rushed from all over Italy to witness the spectacle. But this slaughter was simply the warm-up act to the main event: the emperor was also planning to fight as a gladiator. Why did Roman rulers spend vast resources on such over-the-top displays—and why did some emperors appear in them as combatants? Why did the Roman rabble enjoy watching the slaughter of animals and the sight of men fighting to the death? And how best can we in the modern world understand what was truly at stake in the circus and the arena? In The Day Commodus Killed a Rhino, Jerry Toner set out to answer these questions by vividly describing what it would have been like to attend Commodus’ fantastic shows and watch one of his many appearances as both hunter and fighter. Highlighting the massive logistical effort needed to supply the games with animals, performers, and criminals for execution, the book reveals how blood and gore were actually incidental to what really mattered. Gladiatorial games played a key role in establishing a forum for political debate between the rulers and the ruled. Roman crowds were not passive: they were made up of sophisticated consumers with their own political aims, which they used the games to secure. In addition, the games also served as a pure expression of what it meant to be a true Roman. Drawing on notions of personal honor, manly vigor, and sophisticated craftsmanship, the games were a story that the Romans loved to tell themselves about themselves.
Category: History

Author : 吴承恩
ISBN : UCLA:L0088432919
Genre : Fiction
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Category: Fiction

Kung Fu To The Rescue

Author :
ISBN : 9781481405133
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Get two kickin’ tales in one book with this illustrated chapter book based on popular episodes of Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness. This chapter book contains two stories, both based on episodes of the popular and Emmy Award–winning television show Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness. This book includes black-and-white illustrations throughout—and plenty of action! In the first story, there seems to be a sudden rash of thefts in the Valley of Peace. The Furious Five want to help find the thief, but what should they do when all the evidence points to Monkey? In the second story, Crane has lost his confidence and wants to leave the Furious Five. But when an old enemy appears, it’s up to Crane to save the day. Kung Fu Panda Legends of Awesomeness © 2014 Viacom International Inc. NICKELODEON and all related logos are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. Based on the feature film “Kung Fu Panda” © 2008 DreamWorks Animation L.L.C. All Rights Reserved.
Category: Juvenile Fiction