The Losers Club

Author: Andrew Clements
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0399557571
Size: 22.14 MB
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The beloved New York Times bestselling author of the modern classic Frindle celebrates books and the joy of reading with a new school story to love! Sixth grader Alec can’t put a good book down. So when Principal Vance lays down the law—pay attention in class, or else—Alec takes action. He can’t lose all his reading time, so he starts a club. A club he intends to be the only member of. After all, reading isn’t a team sport, and no one would want to join something called the Losers Club, right? But as more and more kids find their way to Alec’s club—including his ex-friend turned bully and the girl Alec is maybe starting to like—Alec notices something. Real life might be messier than his favorite books, but it’s just as interesting. With The Losers Club, Andrew Clements brings us a new school story that’s a love letter to books and to reading and that reminds us that sometimes the best stories are the ones that happen off the page—our own! Praise for The Losers Club! * "Clements’s latest is engaging and funny. A laugh-out-loud first purchase for all middle grade collections, and a solid read-aloud choice for classrooms."—School Library Journal, Starred Review "Clements is out to celebrate reading in all its obsessiveness, and...tosses in shout-outs to a passel of other writers. [The Losers Club] gives fried bookworms everywhere the satisfaction of knowing that friends may desert them (if only temporarily) but books never will. "—The New York Times Praise for Andrew Clements! “Clements is a genius.” —The New York Times “We have never read an Andrew Clements book that we haven’t loved.” —The Washington Post

The Losers Club

Author: Jeff Kinley
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310862876
Size: 45.93 MB
Format: PDF
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We usually think of Bible characters as dressed with their Sunday best—lookin’ good, smelling of accomplishment, and holding the posture of unshakeable faith. We marvel at these “flawless saints” while thinking, “Wow! I’m not worthy!” Hey, not so fast. Believe it or not, the most celebrated people in the Bible were plagued by doubt, bad decisions, and less than perfect reputations. In a word, most were losers! And yet, God had plans that would take them beyond their humble, imperfect lives and dub them proud members of the “losers” club. Losers Club is a real-life look at famous Bible figures such as Moses, Solomon, David, Thomas, Rahab, and others. Each vignette reveals people who struggle with weak faith, confusion, and frustration—people very much like you and me! These stories will help you connect with these flawed heroes, find encouragement in their stories, and get inspired by God’s love and care for “losers.”

The Losers Club

Author: Lise S. Baker
Publisher: Minotaur Books
ISBN: 1250087007
Size: 24.81 MB
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While investigating an insurance assignment involving an accidental death, Cal Brantley turns up clues that lead her down a dangerous path. Teamed up with an ex-LAPD cop for the assignment, Cal also faces an even greater challenge--stopping a friend from committing suicide. From the back alleys and casinos of Reno to the graveyards and ghost town of Virginia City, Cal learns the real meaning of what membership in The Losers' Club entails--and the knowledge could be deadly.

Miss Lydia Fairbanks And The Losers Club

Author: Duane L. Ostler
Publisher: Duane L Ostler
ISBN: 1310641595
Size: 31.21 MB
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Miss Lydia Fairbanks is the newest teacher at Inner City Junior High School, the deadliest school in the state. While the school principal believes she won't last a day, Miss Fairbanks quickly surprises everyone by not only surviving in the midst of her killer students, but actually thriving in the classroom. But even someone as weak and small as Miss Fairbanks can harbor secrets from the past ...

The Losers Club

Author: Richard Perez
ISBN: 9780971341555
Size: 34.88 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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WHAT IS LOVE? In the game of love, there are winners and losers. In THE LOSERS' CLUB, Richard Perez tries to answer the eternal question. Set in downtown New York City, THE LOSERS' CLUB tells the story of Martin Sierra, an unlucky writer addicted to the personals. His journey brings us into the East Village, pre-9/11-and in contact with Nikki, his dream woman, who remains unattainable romantically yet becomes his friend and confidant during his illuminating misadventures. Populated with characters and surprises few will ever forget, this energetic, comic novel is as much about a generation (we won't say "X") as it is about a specific time and place.

Study Guide Student Workbook For The Losers Club

Author: David Lee
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781797488295
Size: 11.76 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Extraordinary Adventures Of An Ordinary Man

Author: J. Merrill Rosenberger
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 149071846X
Size: 38.79 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book has two parts. The first part of this book will relate some of the many exciting and sometimes dangerous experiences that I encountered while living in the isolated and primitive bush country of North Western Ontario. The extreme cultural shock of moving from a home with hot and cold running water and central heating to a cabin with a coal oil stove for heat, a hand pump for cold water only located at the kitchen sink. The second part of the book relates to my life some 20 years later as I was employed as a sales manager for Philippine Airlines and later as a tour director and guide for tourists throughout the orient China and Southeast Asia

The Great Shark Hunt

Author: Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451669259
Size: 64.51 MB
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The first volume in Hunter S. Thompson’s bestselling Gonzo Papers offers brilliant commentary and outrageous humor, in his signature style. Originally published in 1979, the first volume of the bestselling “Gonzo Papers” is now back in print. The Great Shark Hunt is Dr. Hunter S. Thompson’s largest and, arguably, most important work, covering Nixon to napalm, Las Vegas to Watergate, Carter to cocaine. These essays offer brilliant commentary and outrageous humor, in signature Thompson style. Ranging in date from the National Observer days to the era of Rolling Stone, The Great Shark Hunt offers myriad, highly charged entries, including the first Hunter S. Thompson piece to be dubbed “gonzo”—“The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved,” which appeared in Scanlan's Monthly in 1970. From this essay a new journalistic movement sprang which would change the shape of American letters. Thompson's razor-sharp insight and crystal clarity capture the crazy, hypocritical, degenerate, and redeeming aspects of the explosive and colorful ‘60s and ‘70s.

The Moral Voyages Of Stephen King

Author: Tony Magistrale
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 155742070X
Size: 44.69 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Magistrale discusses the themes that turn King's fiction into morality tales.