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Three Questions, The (tres Preguntas, Las): Las Tres Preguntas (Clifford)
Jon J. Muth
Scholastic en Espanol
With his stunning watercolors and a text that resounds with universal truths, award-winning artist Jon J. Muth has transformed a story by Tolstoy into a timeless fable for young readers. Nikolai is a boy who believes that if he can find the answers to his three questions, he will always know how to be a good person. His friends--a heron, a monkey, and a dog--try to help, but to no avail, so he asks Leo, the wise old turtle. "When is the best ...
Hardway Press, 2011
Jimmy Delaney is on another bad roll. His ex-wife is cranky. A homeless guy keeps scaring the hell out of him. Burglars clean out all the coins from the video poker machines at his saloon. He can't get a loan because the IRS has a lien on the joint and a rogue revenue agent with a personal grudge is seizing Jimmy D's unless Delaney can come up with $50,000 in back taxes. Losing streaks in Las Vegas can be the worst in the world. And then a ...
Fighting to Forgive (Fighting Series)
JB Salsbury LLC, 2013
When everything you avoid, turns out to be exactly what you need. Easy and predictable, just the way he likes it, Blake Daniels flies through life the way he burns through women: on his terms, no regrets. With his fighting career in full swing, he's on the threshold of title contention. But when his training is compromised by injury, the stakes grow impossibly higher. The rage that fuels his punches also chips away at his focus, and he ...
Overlay - A Tale of One Girl's Life in 1970s Las Vegas: Memoirs of Marlayna Glynn Brown (Volume 1)
Marlayna Glynn Brown
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
*2013 Winner of a Next Generation Indie Book Award* *#1 on Amazon's Highest Rated Memoirs of Authors* Fans of The Glass Castle, The Liar's Club and Angela's Ashes will appreciate this award-winning true tale of survival and resilience recorded in spare and convincing prose. This memoir describes Marlayna Glynn Brown's turbulent 1970s Las Vegas childhood in a haunting voice of youthful perception. Born into an ongoing cycle of ...
Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Pronouns And Prepositions
This bestselling book in the Practice Makes Perfect series treats Spanish pronouns and prepositions systematically in a worktext format. Containing concise, user-friendly explanations with generous and varied practice, the book helps students develop their knowledge of how and why pronouns and prepositions are used. Plus it encourages students to use the pronouns and prepositions in real-life contexts.
The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 5)
Disney Hyperion Books for Children
All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of victory are grim. Kronos's army is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, the evil Titan's power only grows. While the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster Typhon, Kronos begins his advance on New York City, where Mount Olympus stands virtually unguarded. Now it's up to Percy Jackson and an army of young ...
A work of fiction based on the actual events of Erik B. Scott's killing on July 10, 2010, in Las Vegas, NV. When Las Vegas police officers unwittingly gun down a West Point graduate and current covert operations agent, then try to cover up their crime, they unleash an asymmetric war with a federal "black world" agency. It's a war the cops cannot win - and there is no escape from justice.
Pursued: God's Divine Obsession with You
Christian faith isn't blind obedience to a set of rules and regulations; it is entering into a relationship with a God who pursues us-not to punish, but to love. As the leader of Central Christian Church in the self-proclaimed "Sin City, U.S.A.," Jud Wilhite has seen it all, and he knows that no matter how far someone has strayed from God, God always remains in passionate pursuit. Using the biblical prophet Hosea's marriage, commanded by God, ...
Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses
A workbook to help you master Spanish tenses Some things just take a lot of practice to learn, and verb tenses are one of them! Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses goes beyond the scope of many other books that deal with verbs. Typical verb books often present little more than charts of conjugations with perhaps some mechanical exercises that do little to help you really master when and why a particular verb tense should be ...
El secreto de Isabela (Las aventuras de Isabela) (Spanish Edition)
Fluency Fast Language Classes, Inc., 2013
Isabela is little girl travelling in Mexico with her mother who desperately wants a puppy. Written in easy Spanish using a vocabulary of only 46 distinct words including 18 cognates to tell a 227 word story. Intended for true beginners in language study, anyone can comprehend this easy reader. It is intended for children to adults at a beginning level of language study.
25 Shoto-Kan Kata
What is Kata? A kata is a series of defensive and offensive moves against imaginary attacks from different directions. Also, a kata includes many moves for physical exercise and for connection to subsequent moves rather than for actual application. Why practice Kata? Because of the tension of fighting, it is difficult to maintain tranquility in order to examine and understand the details of techniques during sparring. Therefore, Kata are ...
Parent's Guide to Preventing and Responding to Bullying: Presented by School Bullying Council
Dr. Jason Thomas
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The School Bullying Council Presents "Parent's Guide to Preventing and Responding to Bullying" This manual for parents and educators describes how we can work with students to prevent bullying and deal with it effectively when it happens.
Code Word: Paternity, A Presidential Thriller
Magothy River Press, 2012
The Armageddon genie--nuclear terrorism--is out of the bottle, freed by bin-Laden's heedless avengers and "a pissant dictator with Ray-Bans and a fondness for movies," as America's president describes North Korea's ruler a few hours before announcing a decision that will mark him forever as either a hero or a mass murderer. In a twenty-first century Pearl Harbor, nuclear terrorism takes its first city--Las Vegas--and stalks Baltimore. The ...
King's Passion (Arabesque)
Kimani Arabesque, 2011
The sexy King brothers own a successful bachelor-party-planning business and a string of upscale clubs across the country. What could be better than living the single life in some of the world's most glamorous cities? Finding a woman worth giving it up for… Eamon King organizes the wildest bachelor parties in Las Vegas. So wild that his latest client ends up marrying one of the strippers. Now the jilted bride-to-be, Victoria Gregory, is ...
Las legiones malditas (Spanish Edition)
B de Books, 2012
La mejor saga histórica de los últimos tiempos: la Trilogía de Roma, de Santiago Posteguillo, ahora en Zeta Bolsillo.Publio Cornelio Escipión, conocido por el apodo de Africanus, era considerado por muchos el heredero de las cualidades militares atribuidas a su padre y a su tío. Pero de ellos no sólo había recibido estos magníficos atributos, sino también algunos enemigos, entre otros Asdrúbal, el hermano de Aníbal, y el general ...
12 Claves Para Construir Un Negocio Exitoso (Spanish Edition)
Luis Eduardo Barón, 2013
¿Quieres conocer las 12 Claves Para Construir Un Negocio Exitoso? Los hombres más ricos de la historia han sido dueños de sus propios negocios, Bill Gates, Carlos Slim, Warren Buffet, John D. Rockefeller, por mencionar algunos. Ellos entendieron que la mejor manera de alcanzar el éxito en los negocios es a través de su propio emprendimiento. ¿Sabías que 80 por ciento de los negocios que abren hoy estarán cerrados en un año? Y peor ...
31 Dias De Alabanza: Enjoying God Anew: Spanish Edition
Sé que debo alabar a Dios, pero no sé como hacerlo….y no tengo tiempo….simplemente no siento ganas. Los cristianos que anhelan sentir a Dios de una manera fresca y profunda, van a atesorar esta poderosa guía personal, disponible ahora en su edición en español. Cada día, durante un mes solamente, este devocional basado en las Escrituras le ayudaran a cultivar el hábito de un corazón que alaba y adora a Dios. Los lectores serán ...
Bobby Flay's Mesa Grill Cookbook: Explosive Flavors from the Southwestern Kitchen
Smoky, earthy, fruity, and spicy, the flavors of the Southwest have intrigued Bobby Flay ever since he was a young chef, eventually serving as the inspiration for the menu at his first restaurant, Mesa Grill. Now sixteen years later, Bobby’s bold and vivacious take on this cuisine has made him a fixture on America’s culinary scene and turned Mesa Grill into a veritable institution. In Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill Cookbook , the celebrity chef ...
The Essential Neruda: Selected Poems (Bilingual Edition) (English and Spanish Edition)
City Lights Publishers
This collection of Neruda's most essential poems will prove indispensable. Selected by a team of poets and prominent Neruda scholars in both Chile and the U.S., this is a definitive selection that draws from the entire breadth and width of Neruda's various styles and themes. An impressive group of translators that includes Alastair Reid, Stephen Mitchell, Robert Hass, Stephen Kessler and Jack Hirschman, have come together to revisit or ...
Las Bellas Hijas de Mufaro / Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: Cuento Popular Africano with Book and Cassette(s)
Live Oak Media
Originally published in 1988 and now available in paperback, a version of an African folk tale in which a king learns about his daughters as he searches for a wife. When the king disguises himself he discovers the true nature of his daughters and decides which is fit to rule. Illustrated in full colour by the author.
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