Keeping Watch

Author: W. W. Jacobs
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1776678354
Size: 33.16 MB
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"Keeping Watch" is another in a series of W. W. Jacobs' tales that are the reminiscences of an on-duty nightwatchman. In this story, the guard catches a glimpse of a passing couple and is reminded of his own run-in with a seemingly innocent young woman whose coy beauty concealed a secret.

Keeping Warm

Author: Louise Spilsbury
Publisher: Evans Brothers
ISBN: 9780237532093
Size: 25.11 MB
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Following on from the hugely successful Start-Up Science, Step-Up Science has been created specifically to support the schemes of work in the Science Curriculum at KS2 - the next step up! Highly illustrated with colour photographs and diagrams, this series is designed to encourage investigative skills and covers a wide range of living things, materials and phenomena.

Asian Space Race Rhetoric Or Reality

Author: Ajey Lele
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 8132207327
Size: 55.76 MB
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This book explores the character and contours of the Asian Space Powers. At present, Asian states like China, Japan and India are found investing in space technologies with analogous social and scientific and probably with divergent military intents. Other Asian states like Israel, South Korea and Malaysia are also making investments in the space arena. States like Iran and North Korea are faulted for using space launches as a demonstrative tool to achieve strategic objectives. This work examines this entire maze of activities to unearth where these states are making these investments to accomplish their state-specific goal or are they also trying to surpass each other by engaging in competition. Explaining why and how these states are making investments towards achieving their socio-economic and strategic mandate this book infers that the possibility of Asian Space Race exists but is presently fairly diminutive.

Impact Of Science On Rice

Author: International Rice Research Institute
Publisher: Int. Rice Res. Inst.
ISBN: 9711041448
Size: 64.68 MB
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The Collectors

Author: Jacqueline West
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062691716
Size: 26.10 MB
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2019 Schneider Family Book Award Honor Book Even the smallest wish can be dangerous. That’s why the Collectors are always keeping watch. The Collectors sweeps readers into a hidden world where wishes are stolen and dreams have a price. Fast-paced, witty, and riveting, this contemporary fantasy adventure has magic woven through every page. It's the first book in a two-book series from Jacqueline West, the New York Times–bestselling author of The Books of Elsewhere series. For fans of Serafina and the Black Cloak, The Isle of the Lost, and The Secret Keepers. Van has always been an outsider. Most people don’t notice him. But he notices them. And he notices the small trinkets they drop, or lose, or throw away—that’s why his collection is full of treasures. Then one day, Van notices a girl stealing pennies from a fountain, and everything changes. He follows the girl, Pebble, and uncovers an underground world full of wishes and the people who collect them. Apparently not all wishes are good and even good wishes often have unintended consequences—and the Collectors have made it their duty to protect us. But they aren't the only ones who have their eyes on the world’s wishes—and they may not be the good guys, after all. Jacqueline West, author of the New York Times–bestselling Books of Elsewhere series, draws readers into a story about friendship, magic, and the gray area between good and evil. The Collectors is for fans of Cassie Beasley’s Circus Mirandus and Jonathan Auxier’s The Night Gardener.

Ready Freddy 6 Help A Vampire S Coming

Author: Abby Klein
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545324785
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Watch out, Junie B., there's a new kid on the block! It's Freddy Thresher, a 1st grader who knows it's a jungle out there. The sixth in a new series by an elementary school teacher who's seen it all. "I have a problem. A really, really, big problem. I keep having these nightmares about a vampire." Freddy's horrible nightmares are keeping him awake all night. Now he's so tired that he falls asleep during breakfast and drools on himself while napping on the bus. He needs to get some rest--quick! But every time Freddy closes his eyes, the scary dream comes back. Will Freddy be able to outwit the vampire with the help of his best friend, his big sister, and his parents?

Airborn

Author: Kenneth Oppel
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061968323
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Sailing toward dawn, and I was perched atop the crow's nest, being the ship's eyes. We were two nights out of Sydney, and there'd been no weather to speak of so far. I was keeping watch on a dark stack of nimbus clouds off to the northwest, but we were leaving it far behind, and it looked to be smooth going all the way back to Lionsgate City. Like riding a cloud. . . . Matt Cruse is a cabin boy on the Aurora, a huge airship that sails hundreds of feet above the ocean, ferrying wealthy passengers from city to city. It is the life Matt's always wanted; convinced he's lighter than air, he imagines himself as buoyant as the hydrium gas that powers his ship. One night he meets a dying balloonist who speaks of beautiful creatures drifting through the skies. It is only after Matt meets the balloonist's granddaughter that he realizes that the man's ravings may, in fact, have been true, and that the creatures are completely real and utterly mysterious. In a swashbuckling adventure reminiscent of Jules Verne and Robert Louis Stevenson, Kenneth Oppel, author of the best-selling Silverwing trilogy, creates an imagined world in which the air is populated by transcontinental voyagers, pirates, and beings never before dreamed of by the humans who sail the skies.