I Will Always Write Back

Author: Martin Ganda
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316241342
Size: 32.48 MB
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The New York Times bestselling true story of an all-American girl and a boy from Zimbabwe -- and the letter that changed both of their lives forever. It started as an assignment. Everyone in Caitlin's class wrote to an unknown student somewhere in a distant place. Martin was lucky to even receive a pen-pal letter. There were only ten letters, and fifty kids in his class. But he was the top student, so he got the first one. That letter was the beginning of a correspondence that spanned six years and changed two lives. In this compelling dual memoir, Caitlin and Martin recount how they became best friends--and better people--through their long-distance exchange. Their story will inspire you to look beyond your own life and wonder about the world at large and your place in it.

Study Guide Student Workbook For I Will Always Write Back How One Letter Changed Two Lives

Author: David Lee
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781790828494
Size: 25.97 MB
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The Student Workbooks are designed to get students thinking critically about the text they read and provide a guided study format to facilitate in improved learning and retention. Teachers and Homeschool Instructors may use the activities included to improve student learning and organization. Students will construct and identify the following areas of knowledge. Character IdentificationEventsLocationVocabularyMain IdeaConflictAnd more as appropriate to the text.

The Most Influential Female Activists

Author: Erin Staley
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 1508179719
Size: 80.69 MB
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The citizens of the world deserve to thrive, to be free, and to lead healthy lives without fear, discrimination, or violence. Where injustices exist, female activists stand up and speak out to right the wrongs. They come in all shapes and sizes, and they represent every generation from every corner of the planet. Each has a story to tell, a plan of action, and a community to help. This book introduces the reader to women from all over who have strived to make the world equal for all.

Refocus And Recharge 50 Brain Breaks For Middle Schoolers

Author: Responsive Classroom
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989875
Size: 15.70 MB
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These quick, easy-to-learn activities give students much-needed mental and physical breaks, plus safe, structured ways to interact with peers. As a result, students are refocused and recharged and can more fully engage with the content you teach. Some brain breaks, like "In the Bag," are calming and reduce stress; others, like "Twisted Brain," energize bodies and minds. And you can use brain breaks anywhere, anytime! This handy book includes: Clear, easy-to-follow instructionsTips for successSample words and actionsSuggested variationsReproducible handouts

Coping With Political Disagreements Among Friends And Family

Author: Avery Elizabeth Hurt
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 1508179093
Size: 62.53 MB
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Like everyone else these days, young people often find themselves having political disagreements with those who matter most to them: family and friends. This encouraging and helpful book gives readers practical advice and sympathetic support for dealing with those uncomfortable situations. Readers will learn how to express their beliefs and opinions without alienating those they love, and how to listen and potentially learn from people with whom they disagree. Examples of real people dealing with the problem, a collection of myths and facts, and 10 questions for an expert round out the text.

One Art

Author: Elizabeth Bishop
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1466889438
Size: 74.18 MB
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Robert Lowell once remarked, "When Elizabeth Bishop's letters are published (as they will be), she will be recognized as not only one of the best, but one of the most prolific writers of our century." One Art is the magificent confirmation of Lowell's prediction. From several thousand letters, written by Bishop over fifty years—from 1928, when she was seventeen, to the day of her death, in Boston in 1979—Robert Giroux, the poet's longtime friend and editor, has selected over five hundred missives for this volume. In a way, the letters comprise Bishop's autobiography, and Giroux has greatly enhanced them with his own detailed, candid, and highly informative introduction. One Art takes us behind Bishop's formal sophistication and reserve, fully displaying the gift for friendship, the striving for perfection, and the passionate, questing, rigorous spirit that made her a great artist.

Love Letters

Author: Sandra Leigh Savage
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1462050697
Size: 34.60 MB
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When author Sandra Leigh Savages husband committed suicide in 1997, she went into isolation for a year. In this memoir, she shares her journey from the grief she experienced to her vision of a great new life. Love Letters, a collection of letters begun in September 2010, provides a snapshot of Savages sorrows, joys, and reflections. Through these vignettes, she says her good-byes, notes her thanks, and provides advice for those who may have experienced the death of a spouse. This collection provides insight into how she survived the death of her husband, came to know and believe in the saving grace of God, and made the decision to stay on this earth to fulfill Gods wishes. Emotional and self-disclosing, Love Letters shares Savages personal message of living each day with no regrets. Through her life events, she expresses how placing your trust in the Lord can guide you through lifes bad moments and help you to full appreciate lifes good moments.

Young Men Who Have Sexually Abused

Author: Andrew Durham
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470022382
Size: 51.61 MB
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Young men who sexually abuse is a subject of increasing concern amongst professionals. This important volume explores the current theoretical and practice issues involved in working therapeutically with young men who have sexually abused. Linking theory to practice, Andrew Durham provides detailed case studies of young men who have committed varying acts of inappropriate or harmful sexual behaviours, and analyses the therapeutic interventions provided for each. Key features of this accessible guide include: A clear, practical framework for assessing whether or not a child’s sexual behaviour is a problem. Full assessment schedule for determining the risks and needs of young men who have sexually abused. Discussion of family assessment and support. Guidance for managing difficult foster placements. Advice on deciding when a young person is no longer a risk. Young Men Who Have Sexually Abused identifies the need for therapeutic interventions to be holistic and reach beyond purely offence-specific work. It will be a valuable resource for practitioners, academics and students in social work, social care, psychology and residential childcare.

Romeo Juliet Plainspoken Enhanced Ebook

Author: Greta Barclay Lipson
Publisher: Lorenz Educational Press
ISBN: 1429113146
Size: 62.19 MB
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If glazed eyes and reluctant moans greet your introduction of this classic, then you need this book! Make this Shakespearean work come alive with parallel text that features both the original version as well as a contemporary adaptation. Connect literature to students' prior knowledge by showing them a timeless tale rewritten in the language they use every day. It's the best of both worlds in one easy-to-use guide. Includes discussion questions and group activities.