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Talking, Drawing, Writing: Lessons for Our Youngest Writers
Mary Ellen Giacobbe
In the early grades, talking and drawing can provide children with a natural pathway to writing, yet these components are often overlooked. In Talking, Drawing, Writing: Lessons for Our Youngest Writers Martha Horn and Mary Ellen Giacobbe invite readers to join them in classrooms where they listen, watch, and talk with children, then use what they learn to create lessons designed to meet children where they are and lead them into the world ...
Talking to Heaven Mediumship Cards: A 44-Card Deck and Guidebook
James Van Praagh
Unlike Doreen Virtue's other angel cards, these Talking to Heaven cards are Conversational in nature. They are actually conversation cards to help you to receive personalized messages from heaven. As you draw a card, pay attention to your intuition, and you will notice the connection with the other side more clearly. Your loved ones in heaven want to talk with you, and share their love and reassurance to help heal your grief. With these ...
On Talking Terms With Dogs: Calming Signals
Yawning, lip-licking, sneezing, even scratching are just a few of the 30-plus signals or that dogs use to communicate with one another. Now, with On Talking Terms with Dogs, you can learn to recognize these signals and use them to interact with your dog. The new second edition has color photographs throughout with detailed captions explaining the behavior. Norwegian dog trainer and behaviorist Turid Rugaas has made it her life work to study ...
The Talking Earth
Jean Craighead George
"Billie Wind lives with her Seminole tribe. She follows their customs, but the dangers of pollution and nuclear war she's learned about in school seem much more real to her. How can she believe the Seminole legends about talking animals and earth spirits? She wants answers, not legends. "You are a doubter,"say the men of the Seminole Council and so Billie goes out into the Everglades alone, to stay until she can believe. In the wilderness, she ...
Talking Back to OCD: The Program That Helps Kids and Teens Say "No Way" -- and Parents Say "Way to Go"
John S. March MD MPH
The Guilford Press
No one wants to get rid of obsessive-compulsive disorder more than someone who has it. That's why Talking Back to OCD puts kids and teens in charge. Dr. John March's eight-step program has already helped thousands of young people show the disorder that it doesn't call the shots-- they do. This uniquely designed volume is really two books in one. Each chapter begins with a section that helps young readers zero in on specific problems and ...
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
The book that started the Quiet Revolution At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introverts—Rosa Parks, Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Steve Wozniak—that we owe many of the great contributions to society. In Quiet, Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue ...
Talking with Your Hands, Listening with Your Eyes: A Complete Photographic Guide to American Sign Language
Square One Publishers
After English and Spanish, it is the third most common language in North America. Over 22 million people use it to communicate. It has its own beauty, its own unmistakable form, and its own inherent culture. It is American Sign Language (ASL), the language of the deaf. Gabriel Grayson has put together a book that makes signing accessible, easy, and fun. Using almost 1,400 photographs, he has created a comprehensive primer to the ...
Cheryl McIntyre, 2014
I had no idea when I met Linken Elliot that he would be capable of doing this to me. I was perfectly unhappy, living my miserable existence before he came along. I was fine humping strange men’s faces in dirty bar bathrooms. I was comfortable living like a hermit and drinking myself into oblivion. I. Was. Fine. Now I want things. I want him. Link and Rocky's story continues in this third installment of the Dirty series. *This ...
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
It’s boys vs. girls when the noisiest, most talkative, and most competitive fifth graders in history challenge one another to see who can go longer without talking. Teachers and school administrators are in an uproar, until an innovative teacher sees how the kids’ experiment can provide a terrific and unique lesson in communication. In No Talking, Andrew Clements portrays a battle of wills between some spunky kids and a creative teacher with ...
Talking to Heaven: A Medium's Message of Life After Death
James Van Praagh
James Van Praagh is a spiritual medium--someone who is able to bridge the physical and spiritual worlds. Unaware of his spiritual gifts until he was in his twenties, he slowly came to terms with his unique abilities. In addition, many of his sessions with grieving people who came to him looking to contact the spirits of deceased loved ones are explored. From a devastated mother recieving a message of hope from her deceased little girl to ...
How to Be Social: A Guide to Talking to People with Comfort, Confidence, and Ease
If you’d like to vastly improve your Socialization skills, and break out of your shy or introverted shell so that you can instead talk to people easily, comfortably, and confidently, then this book is for you! Today only, get this incredibly useful guide for only $2.99. Regularly priced at $4.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. Life is too short to spend it lonely and miserable. Rather it should be enjoyed ...
Reunited by a grave robber and a corpse, Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn is trying to determine the identity of a murder victim, while Officer Jim Chee is arresting Smithsonian conservator Henry Highhawk for ransacking the sacred bones of his ancestors. But with each peeled-back layer, it becomes shockingly clear that these two cases are mysteriously connected—and that others are pursuing Highhawk, with lethal intentions. And the ...
Princess Callie and the Totally Amazing Talking Tiara (The Callie Chronicles Book 1)
Despite her highly abnormal name, Calandria Arabella Philomena Louisa Anastasia Richards tries very hard to fly under the radar. So she knows her life has gone crazy when she passes a note to her best friend: “Lewis—something strange happened to me this morning.I got a message in my Alpha Bits that said I was a princess and I had to help this place called Albion in their fight against an evil queen. C. P.S. Dad ...
Talking Dirty With the Boss: A Talking Dirty Novel
Entangled: Indulgence, 2013
Talking Dirty With the Boss by Jackie Ashenden: Marisa Clair wants to get her artist dreams back on track after a life detour. That means no partying, no shopping…and definitely no men to distract her. Should be easy, but there’s something about her hot and exceedingly uptight boss and she can't seem to stop herself from ruffling Mr. Tall, Dark and Irritating. Financial consultant Luke McNamara lives his life strictly by schedule – his ...
Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship since Brown v. Board of Education
Danielle S. Allen
University Of Chicago Press
"Don't talk to strangers" is the advice long given to children by parents of all classes and races. Today it has blossomed into a fundamental precept of civic education, reflecting interracial distrust, personal and political alienation, and a profound suspicion of others. In this powerful and eloquent essay, Danielle Allen, a 2002 MacArthur Fellow, takes this maxim back to Little Rock, rooting out the seeds of distrust to replace them with "a ...
Talking to Depression: Simple Ways To Connect When Someone In Your Life Is Depressed: Simple Ways To Connect ...
Claudia J. Strauss
When someone suffers from depression, friends and family members naturally want to help—but too often their good intentions come out all wrong. This practical, compassionate guide helps readers understand exactly what their loved one is going through, and why certain approaches help and others have the potential to do damage. Talking to Depression offers specific advice on what to do and what not to do—and what to say and what not to ...
Talking from 9 to 5: Women and Men at Work
William Morrow Paperbacks
Your project went off without a hitch--but somebody else got the credit...You averted a crisis brilliantly--but no one noticed...You came to the meeting with a sensational idea--but it was ignored until someone else said the same thing... HOW CAN YOU GET CREDIT & GET AHEAD? In her extraordinary international bestseller, You Just Don't Understand, Deborah Tannen transformed forever the way we look at intimate relationships between women and ...
Talking Dirty With the Player: A Talking Dirty Novel
Entangled: Indulgence, 2013
Talking Dirty With the Player by Jackie Ashenden Up-and-coming photographer Judith Ashton is pretty sure she has everything in her life under control. That is, until a blast from the past comes back to taunt her, in the shape of Caleb Steele, her older brother's best friend--the same man who broke her heart eight years ago. Their chemistry is combustible, but she's been fooled once by this player, and she's not going there again. To pro rugby ...
Talking Dirty with the CEO: A Talking Dirty Series Book
Entangled: Indulgence, 2013
Talking Dirty with the CEO by Jackie Ashenden: Gadget journalist Christie St. John is more geek than chic. But when research for an article she has to write on online dating leads to the bed of the hottest guy she’s ever met, she knows that if the geek is to keep the hottie CEO, she’s going to have to come out of her digital shell. Tech mogul Joseph Ashton never expected an Internet blind date to end in the best sex of his life. ...
AARP The Other Talk: A Guide to Talking with Your Adult Children about the Rest of Your Life
A one-of-a-kind practical guide to making the tough decisions parents and their adult children inevitably face It was a rite of passage for you to have the Talk with your kids about the beginning of life (as in the birds and the bees). As you get older, you need to have the Other Talk--about the later years of life. And you need to have it now, not after a crisis hits. The Other Talk helps you take control of your life so when the time ...
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