A Rock Is Lively

Author: Dianna Hutts Aston
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452134979
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From the award-winning creators of An Egg Is Quiet, A Seed Is Sleepy, and A Butterfly Is Patient comes a gorgeous and informative introduction to the fascinating world of rocks. From dazzling blue lapis lazuli to volcanic snowflake obsidian, an incredible variety of rocks are showcased in all their splendor. Poetic in voice and elegant in design, this book introduces an array of facts, making it equally perfect for classroom sharing and family reading. Plus, this is the fixed format version, which looks almost identical to the print edition.

A Rock Can Be

Author: Laura Purdie Salas
Publisher: Millbrook Press
ISBN: 1467762970
Size: 47.28 MB
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Rocks may seem like boring objects--until you discover that rocks can spark a fire and glow in the dark. Through rhyming text and glowing illustrations discover how rocks decorate and strengthen the world around them.

Lively Language Lessons For Reluctant Learners Book 2

Author: R.E. Myers
Publisher: Teaching and Learning Company
ISBN: 1773449753
Size: 57.89 MB
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Creative activities with a humorous, offbeat flavor to motivate students to get involved in thinking and expressing themselves. Lessons include: alliteration, rhyming, ambiguities, similes, metaphors, oxymorons, clichés, essays, short stories and much more.

Diana Lively Is Falling Down

Author: Sheila Curran
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440624117
Size: 52.34 MB
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Like the legendary London Bridge, Diana Lively has been transplanted from England to the Arizona desert. Also, she seems to be falling down. Trained as an architect, top in her class, she makes dollhouses. Widowed young and beautiful, she distrusted people who were kind to her, and married Ted, the one man who wasn’t. Maybe it’s a good thing that Diana Lively’s life is suddenly out of her control. Billionaire American Wally “The Ammo King” Gold also lost a spouse young, and in memory of his beloved Anglophile wife, Wally wants to fund Arthurian Studies at Oxford—and also to bring back to Arizona an expert consultant for his King Arthur Theme Park. Ted Lively, Arthurian scholar, fond of sherry and pretty undergraduates when he can take time off from belittling his wife, most definitely does not want to go and live among the barbarians of Arizona. But Oxford, eager to please Wally, gives him no choice. So the Livelys are off to Phoenix, where Diana pictures deadly scorpions, tarantulas and snakes, and Ted bewails the loss of his children’s perfect accents. And yet, in this most unlikely place, in the most surprising ways, Diana is about to discover that the happiness she thought was lost forever can shower down on her again, can flood her dry life like a lake in the desert, and make it bloom.

Lively Language Lessons For Reluctant Learners Book 2 Ebook

Author: R. E. Myers
Publisher: Lorenz Educational Press
ISBN: 0787786284
Size: 23.72 MB
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Creative activities with a humorous, offbeat flavor to motivate students to get involved in thinking and expressing themselves. Lessons include: alliteration, rhyming, ambiguities, similes, metaphors, oxymorons, clichés, essays, short stories and much more.

Handmaidens Of Rock

Author: Linda Gould
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1491745436
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It is the late 1960s, and Jimi Hendrix is at the height of his career, America is undergoing political and social upheaval, and a rock and roll band is shaking the rafters of its suburban Maryland high school. As Preston, the founder and lead guitarist of Homegrown cranks out the tunes with keyboardist, Neal, and drummer, Brad, three girls appoint themselves as the band's official groupies without any idea of what lies ahead for any of them. After the band members sign with a management company and make the controversial decision to replace popular Brad with another drummer, they decide to pursue a dubious lead in England, accompanied by the girls who love them: Candy, an aspiring journalist; Hope, wannabe model and fashion designer; and Theda, a thespian with big dreams. As their journey takes them to Europe and back again, the girls-challenged by love rivals, partying lifestyles, and the growing stardom of the musicians-remain determined not to be mere -handmaidens of rock.- But it is not until Brad embarks on a vengeful quest at a festival that the three finally have the opportunity to prove their worth as grown women. Handmaidens of Rock is the compelling tale of three high-school girls who attach themselves to a rock and roll band in the late 1960s and embark on a wild adventure across the world.

Legends Of Rock Guitar

Author: Pete Prown
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9780793540426
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Presents a comprehensive encyclopedia of rock guitar legends examining over three hundred artists beginning in the 1950s and covering a wide range of styles and includes performers such as Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, Duane Eddy, Buddy Holly, Keith Richards, and more.

Warren County

Author: Monty Wanamaker
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439633592
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The fertile agricultural lands and majestic Cumberland Mountain wilderness that constitute Warren County belonged to the Cherokee Indians until the signing of the Third Treaty of Tellico on October 25, 1805, which officially opened up the region to pioneer settlers. Records show that a hunting party of white explorers made its way into the area from North Carolina and Virginia in 1769, and there is evidence that some families had settled in the territory as early as 1800. One of the earliest land grants is dated 1785 and was issued to Samson Collins in the vicinity of Rock Island. Warren County was officially established on November 26, 1807, by an act of the Tennessee General Assembly when the recently established county of White was divided. Within a decade, the population numbered almost 20,000. The authors present this book in celebration of Warren County’s bicentennial in 2007, with its population currently numbering well over 40,000.