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Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning
Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, ...

Belknap Press, 2014

To most of us, learning something "the hard way" implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head. Drawing on recent discoveries in cognitive psychology and other disciplines, the authors offer concrete techniques for becoming more productive ...


Joan Bauer

Speak, 2005

With the help of his grandmother, his dead father's best friend, and his own best friend—a math whiz—Mickey prepares to compete in the most important pool championship of his life, despite his mother's reservations.


Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
Chip Heath, Dan Heath

Random House, 2007

Mark Twain once observed, “A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on.” His observation rings true: Urban legends, conspiracy theories, and bogus public-health scares circulate effortlessly. Meanwhile, people with important ideas–business people, teachers, politicians, journalists, and others–struggle to make their ideas “stick.” Why do some ideas thrive while others die? And how do we improve ...


Andy Pritchett

Candlewick, 2013

Puppy loves his new stick. He wants to play! Now he just needs someone to play with. Puppy is thrilled when he discovers a stick just waiting to be tossed and chased. But Cow is more interested in grass, and Chicken is more interested in a worm. In fact, all of Puppy’s friends are busy doing something besides playing with a stick. Poor Puppy! Finally, another equally enthusiastic canine comes along, and the rousing game of fetch that ensues ...


Amazon Fire TV Stick User Guide: Newbie to Expert in 1 Hour!
Tom Edwards, Jenna Edwards

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Here it is! This is the Amazon Fire TV Stick User Manual that should have come in the box! BONUS - Sign up to our free monthly newsletter and never miss news, views, tips and tricks of your favorite streaming media devices, including the Amazon Fire TV Stick. From the Number 1 Best Selling authors in Computers and Technology, this clear and concise guide will show you how to get the very best from your new Amazon Fire TV Streaming Stick ...


Andrew Smith

Feiwel & Friends, 2011

Fourteen-year-old Stark McClellan (nicknamed Stick because he’s tall and thin) is bullied for being “deformed” – he was born with only one ear. His older brother Bosten is always there to defend Stick. But the boys can’t defend one another from their abusive parents. When Stick realizes Bosten is gay, he knows that to survive his father's anger, Bosten must leave home. Stick has to find his brother, or he will never feel whole again. ...


Steve Breen

Puffin, 2009

Stick is a frog who likes to do things on his own? with no help from Mom. But one day he gets carried away . . . literally. His tongue accidentally sticks to a dragonfly, and off he?s pulled across the swamp and into the big city of New Orleans, causing havoc along the way. When he finds himself stranded at the seashore, will he finally be ready to ask for help?


Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy
Emily Bazelon

Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2014

NATIONAL BESTSELLER Being a teenager has never been easy, but in recent years, with the rise of the Internet and social media, it has become exponentially more challenging. Bullying, once thought of as the province of queen bees and goons, has taken on new, complex, and insidious forms, as parents and educators know all too well.   No writer is better poised to explore this territory than Emily Bazelon, who has established herself as a ...


Stick: A Novel
Elmore Leonard

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2012

“A little beauty of a story….A hot, fast read with pungent characters.” — Los Angeles Times “A slam-bang, no-bull action thriller…and nobody but nobody writes better dialogue.” — New York Daily News It’s an established fact: Elmore Leonard is “the uncontested master of the crime thriller” ( Washington Post ) who “does crime fiction better than anyone” ( Cleveland Plain Dealer ), and nowhere is this more obvious ...


The Stick
Clay Rice

Familius, 2014

When a young boy finds a stick on the ground and reads the inspiring words carved into it, his life begins to change until he fulfills lifelong dreams and discovers the truth about giving.


Fire TV Stick Made Easy: A comprehensive step-by-step user guide for Amazon Fire TV
Edwardc C Jones

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

This is the comprehensive book that you've been looking for, written to cover all aspects of Amazon Fire TV! If you are looking for a top-notch tutorial at a reasonable cost, you've come to the right place! Here is the book that will teach you 100% of what you need to know. Amazon Fire TV Stick Made Easy: A comprehensive step-by-step user guide for Amazon Fire TV Stick is your detailed guide to getting the maximum enjoyment factor from Fire TV ...


Stick Control: For the Snare Drummer
George Lawrence Stone

Alfred Music, 2009

George Lawrence Stone's Stick Control is the original classic, often called the bible of drumming. In 1993, Modern Drummer magazine named the book one of the top 25 books of all-time. In the words of the author, it is the ideal book for improving ""control, speed, flexibility, touch, rhythm, lightness, delicacy, power, endurance, preciseness of execution and muscular coordination,"" with extra attention given to the development of the weak ...


Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog
Tom Watson

HarperCollins, 2013

In Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog , Tom Watson's hilarious sequel to Stick Dog , Stick Dog returns with the same crew of friends, and they're hungrier than ever. As the dogs embark on their quest for hot dogs, they learn they're not the only ones on a mission—a band of raccoons are following close behind, and they're ravenous, too! In this second book, Stick Dog and his four friends, Poo-Poo, Mutt, Stripes, and Karen, must execute a master plan ...


Stick Dog Chases a Pizza
Tom Watson

HarperCollins, 2014

In Stick Dog Chases a Pizza , Tom Watson's hilarious follow-up to Stick Dog and Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog , Stick Dog returns with the same crazy crew. This time these canine friends have discovered a newfangled flavor—and it's even more delicious than hamburgers and hot dogs. It's pizza! And they won't be satisfied until they get some slices of their own. But it won't be that easy. There's a kitten to rescue, a plan to make, and the ...


The Amazon Fire TV Stick User Guide: Your Guide to Movies, TV, Apps, Games & More!, 2014

This is it! The definitive guide to the all-new Amazon Fire TV Stick! From Best Selling Author & Fire TV Expert Charles Tulley! Special low price for the holidays! Price will increase in January! This guide book is packed with page after page of tips, tricks and step-by-step instructions, all accompanied by detailed screenshots that show you everything you need to know every step of the way! Created by Charles Tulley, a #1 ...


Deadly: A Western Historical Romance (Lipstick and Lead series Book 1)

Virtual Bookseller, 2014

Second Chances at Love Can Be Deadly Meg McKenzie has been responsible for her sisters since she was twelve when her mother died. While she longs to have a normal life like all young women, she must dress in pants and take on a man’s job as a bounty hunter in order to provide for her sisters. In this western historical romance, she has her pistols set on one last bounty to pay off the farm and began to live her dream. But one man stands in ...


Stick Dog
Tom Watson

HarperCollins, 2013

Introducing everyone's new best friend: Stick Dog! He'll make you laugh . . . he'll make you cry . . . but above all, he'll make you hungry. Follow Stick Dog as he goes on an epic quest for the perfect burger. With hilarious stick-figure drawings, this book has a unique perspective, as the author speaks directly to the reader throughout the story in an engaging and lively way. Supports the Common Core State Standards


Stick and Rudder: An Explanation of the Art of Flying
Wolfgang Langewiesche

McGraw-Hill Professional, 1990

WHAT'S IN STICK AND RUDDER: The invisible secret of all heavier-than-air flight: the Angle of Attack. What it is, and why it can't be seen. How lift is made, and what the pilot has to do with it. Why airplanes stall How do you know you're about to stall? The landing approach. How the pilot's eye functions in judging the approach. The visual clues by which an experienced pilot unconsciously judges: how you can quickly learn to use ...


Joansy Jones: Sweet Historical Romance (Mail Order Brides of Hickory Stick Book 4), 2014

Joansy Jones stared at her father. The man was just plain mean. With a sigh, she glanced at the soddy hut they called home and relished the fact that she was leaving, tonight. She was escaping to a new life as a mail order bride to Thomas J. Connors. Burl Macfee stared into the rippling waters of Nugget Creek. Orphaned as a small child, he belonged to no one. He couldn't take another winter in the empty cabin. He was leaving Hickory Stick. ...


Stick Man
Julia Donaldson

Arthur A. Levine Books, 2009

From superstars Donaldson and Scheffler, a heartwarming holiday tale. Stick Man lives in the family tree With his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three. But one day, Stick Man is carried off by a mischievous dog who wants to play fetch! Things go from bad to worse as Stick Man is carried farther and farther away from home. Lonely and lost, Stick Man desperately wants to get home to be with his family for Christmas. And when he helps ...



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