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Village That Vanished

Author : Anne Grifalconi
ISBN : 1857144074
Genre : Slave trade
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Slavers arrive on horseback. They shoot their guns and capture unarmed farmers. They even shackle children. Abikanile's mother has told her so. Until now, the villagers of Yao had always felt safe. Lately, however, whispers and stories have found their way to them about nearby villages that have been seized.
Category: Slave trade

The Village That Almost Vanished

Author : Steve Brezenoff
ISBN : 9781434216113
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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While visiting Scrub Brush, a frontier town, with their teacher, Edward "Egg" Garrison and his friends are told that someone is stealing the ticket money which could force the village to close and they set out to find the culprit.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Field Trip Mysteries The Village That Almost Vanished

Author : Steve Brezenoff
ISBN : 9781434298768
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Samantha Archer, also known as Sam, couldn’t be more excited about her class trip to Scrub Brush, the cool frontier town. But from the second they arrive at the historic village, it’s clear someone’s trying to make the whole town disappear. Can Sam and her friends save Scrub Brush?
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Weekly World News

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Rooted in the creative success of over 30 years of supermarket tabloid publishing, the Weekly World News has been the world's only reliable news source since 1979. The online hub www.weeklyworldnews.com is a leading entertainment news site.
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The Village That Died For England

Author : Patrick Wright
ISBN : 057121441X
Genre : History
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Tyneham is the archetypal 'lost village': a Dorset hamlet in a beautiful valley evacuated to make a training area for allied tanks during World War Two, and never returned to its inhabitants despite Churchill's pledge of restitution. It has lurked in the national imagination ever since: the symbol of a vanished England. A history of the military occupation of a Dorset village, The Village that Died for England is also a subtle parable about the politics of landscape and a masterpiece of English irony. First published in 1995 to considerable acclaim and controversy, this Faber edition has been revised to take into account material that has since come to light, and includes many additional illustrations.
Category: History

Amazing Tales From Indiana

Author : Fred D. Cavinder
ISBN : 0253206588
Genre : History
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" . . . freaky and fascinating . . . Cavinder is a storyteller with an engaging sense of humor." --Gary (IN) Post-Tribune "Because the contents of this eminently readable book cover many people, places, and events there is something for every reader young and old." --Madison Courier It's Ripley's with a Hoosier twist--Fred Cavinder has put together a group of findings and stories, some kooky and strange, some from the twilight zone, some historical oddities and fascinations, all gleaned from Indiana. Submitted for your consideration: the blind man who designed and built an automobile, the "volunteer" tree growing out of a courthouse roof, and much, much more.
Category: History

Across Cultures

Author : Kathy East
ISBN : 1591583365
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Arranged in thematic areas, offers more than four hundred fiction and nonfiction multicultural resources for preschool through grade six.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Centering African Proverbs Indigenous Folktales And Cultural Stories In Curriculum

Author : George J. Sefa Dei
ISBN : 9781773380612
Genre : Education
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A vital resource for educators, this collection offers refl ections on and samples of units and lessons with an anti-racism orientation that promote inclusive educational practices for today’s increasingly diverse K–12 classrooms. Engaging with multicentric cultural knowledges and stories, the contributors—consisting of classroom teachers, community workers, and adult educators—present units and lesson plans that challenge the Eurocentricity of curriculum design while also having practical applicability within various North American curricular models. These curriculum designs make space for students’ lived experiences inside the classroom and amplify critical social values, such as community building, social justice, equity, fairness, resistance, and collective responsibility, thereby addressing the issue of youth disengagement and promoting productive inclusion. Rich with sample units and lessons that are grounded in African oral traditions, this ground-breaking resource features critical guiding questions, suggestions for ongoing and culminating classroom activities, templates and resources, and notes to the teacher. Centering African Proverbs, Indigenous Folktales, and Cultural Stories in Curriculum is an essential tool for practising teachers, professional learning providers, and students in education and teaching programs across Canada and the United States.
Category: Education

The Snow Leopard

Author : Peter Matthiessen
ISBN : 9781101663189
Genre : Nature
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An unforgettable spiritual journey through the Himalayas by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014), the National Book Award-winning author of the new novel In Paradise In 1973, Peter Matthiessen and field biologist George Schaller traveled high into the remote mountains of Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and possibly glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard. Matthiessen, a student of Zen Buddhism, was also on a spiritual quest to find the Lama of Shey at the ancient shrine on Crystal Mountain. As the climb proceeds, Matthiessen charts his inner path as well as his outer one, with a deepening Buddhist understanding of reality, suffering, impermanence, and beauty. This Penguin Classics edition features an introduction by acclaimed travel writer and novelist Pico Iyer. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Category: Nature

Vanished Villages Of Elgin

Author : Jennifer Grainger
ISBN : 9781550028126
Genre : History
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Shipwrecks, War of 1812 skirmishes, ghost sightings, and even a murder or two help make up the colourful story of Elgin Countrys heyday.
Category: History

Dark Visions

Author : John Robert Colombo
ISBN : 0888821425
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Personal Accounts of the Mysterious in Canada.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Vanished Villages Of Middlesex

Author : Jennifer Grainger
ISBN : 9781554883714
Genre : History
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Once home to over 60 flourishing villages, Middlesex County, in the heart of southwestern Ontario, has a rich history just waiting to be discovered. Anthropologist and local history enthusiast Jennifer Grainger has, through extensive research and much personal exploration, produced a valuable document chronicling the "rise and fall" of these pioneering settlements, truly the foundation of all that exist in the area today. Nostalgia buffs, armchair adventurers, genealogists and curious daytrippers alike will welcome the arrival of this timely publication with its many fascinating stories and countless visual reminders of the past.
Category: History

Ain T Nobody A Stranger To Me

Author : Ann Grifalconi
ISBN : 0786818573
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Two Caldecott Honor recipients join to bring you the incredible journey of one man, as he recounts the story of his passage on the Underground Railroad to his granddaughter. His message is one of cheer, for although he and his family found troubles during their escape, he found that folks, black and white, "helped lift us up when we was down." How, then, could he ever turn his back on another human being?
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Something About The Author

Author : Thomson Gale
ISBN : 0787688053
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 69.39 MB
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Series covers individuals ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries cover: personal life, career, writings and works in progress, adaptations, additional sources, and photographs.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Something About The Author

Author : Maikue Vang
ISBN : 0787687782
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Provides biographical information on the men and women who write and illustrate children's books.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Sankofa

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105123069895
Genre : African literature
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Category: African literature

School Library Journal

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ISBN : PSU:000054862364
Genre : Children's libraries
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Category: Children's libraries

Oppenheim Toy Portfolio

Author : Joanne Oppenheim
ISBN : 0966482395
Genre : Reference
File Size : 48.32 MB
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As featured on the TODAY SHOW! Parents turn to the experts at the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, the nationally recognized independent consumer organization, for reviews of the best (and worse) products in children's media. The Oppenheims help guide parents to find the best designed and most educational toys, books, recordings, videos and software for kids from infancy to age 10. More than 1,000 products reviewed as well as chapter for kids with special needs. Oppenheims are contributors to NBC's TODAY Show.
Category: Reference