New Reading 360 Teachers' Resource Book

Levels 6-8

New Reading 360 Teachers' Resource Book

The New Reading 360 series is designed to provide a solid literary foundation for infants and build on previous literacy knowledge for juniors. Teachers' resources provide suggestions and tips for lessons and also include photocopiable masters for class use.

Webster's New World Dictionary

Webster's New World Dictionary

Highlighted by more than sixty thousand entries, including technical terms, and two hundred illustrations, a handy-sized desk dictionary features concise definitions, pronunciations, etymologies, notes on usage, updated biography and geography sections, and an easy-to-read type font. Reprint.

Sequels

An Annotated Guide to Novels in Series

Sequels

A guide to series fiction lists popular series, identifies novels by character, and offers guidance on the order in which to read unnumbered series.

California in the 1930s

The WPA Guide to the Golden State

California in the 1930s

Alive with the exuberance, contradictions, and variety of the Golden State, this Depression-era guide to California is more than 700 pages of information that is, as David Kipen writes in his spirited introduction, "anecdotal, opinionated, and altogether habit-forming.” Describing the history, culture, and roadside attractions of the 1930s, the WPA Guide to California features some of the very best anonymous literature of its era, with writing by luminaries such as San Francisco poet Kenneth Rexroth, composer-writer- hobo Harry Partch, and authors Tillie Olsen and Kenneth Patchen.

Climbing

Climbing


Vassa in the Night

A Novel

Vassa in the Night

“A dark, thoroughly modern fairy tale crackling with wit and magical mayhem.” —Leigh Bardugo, New York Times bestselling author of Shadow and Bone “An enchantingly twisted modern fairy tale, perfect for those who prefer Grimm to Disney. Inventive, darkly magical, and beautifully written, it will stay with me for a long time.” — Kendare Blake, New York Times bestselling author of Three Dark Crowns Vassa in the Night is a powerful and haunting modern retelling of the Russian folktale “Vassilissa the Beautiful” for teen fans of urban fantasy, fairy tales, magic, and horror who enjoy books by Leigh Bardugo, Kendare Blake, Catherynne Valente, and V. E. Schwab. In the enchanted kingdom of Brooklyn, the fashionable people put on cute shoes, go to parties in warehouses, drink on rooftops at sunset, and tell themselves they’ve arrived. A whole lot of Brooklyn is like that now—but not Vassa’s working-class neighborhood. In Vassa’s neighborhood, where she lives with her stepmother and bickering stepsisters, one might stumble onto magic, but stumbling out again could become an issue. Babs Yagg, the owner of the local convenience store, has a policy of beheading shoplifters—and sometimes innocent shoppers as well. So when Vassa’s stepsister sends her out for light bulbs in the middle of night, she knows it could easily become a suicide mission. But Vassa has a bit of luck hidden in her pocket, a gift from her dead mother. Erg is a tough-talking wooden doll with sticky fingers, a bottomless stomach, and a ferocious cunning. With Erg’s help, Vassa just might be able to break the witch’s curse and free her Brooklyn neighborhood. But Babs won’t be playing fair.... At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond

Teacher Guide

A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond

Suggests activities to be used in the classroom to accompany the reading of A Bear called Paddington by Peggy Fortnum.