Download Lemonade: and Other Poems Squeezed from a Single Word

Lemonade: and Other Poems Squeezed from a Single Word
Play with your words! A brand new poetic form that turns word puzzles into poetry. Part anagram, part rebus, part riddle–these poems capture a scene from a child’s daily life and present a puzzle to solve. Sometimes sweet and sometimes funny, but always clever, these poems are fun to read and even more fun for kids to write. Bob Raczka is a fresh, new voice in children’s p Play with your words! A brand new poetic form that...

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The Master of Petersburg
In the fall of 1869 Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky, lately a resident of Germany, is summoned back to St. Petersburg by the sudden death of his stepson, Pavel. Half crazed with grief, stricken by epileptic seizures, and erotically obsessed with his stepson’s landlady, Dostoevsky is nevertheless intent on unraveling the enigma of Pavel’s life. Was the boy a suicide or a mur In the fall of 1869 Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky,...

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Polish For Dummies
The ultimate quick and easy guide to learning PolishPolish can be a difficult language to master. It is pronounced phonetically and has several unique characters in its alphabet, but with Polish For Dummies in hand, you’ll find yourself speaking like a local in no time. Packed with practical lessons, handy cultural facts, and essential references (including a Polish-Englis The ultimate quick and easy guide to learning PolishPolish can...

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How Children Learn Language
Demonstrating how children learn to produce and distinguish between sounds, and their acquisition of words and meanings, this book explains their incredible mastery of language. William O’Grady provides readers with an overview not only of the language acquisition process itself, but also of the ingenious experiments and techniques that researchers use to investigate this Demonstrating how children learn to produce and distinguish...

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Class, Codes, and Control
Basil Bernstein rarely had a good press in the forty-odd years in which he presented his developing theories to the public. Early admiration for his sociolinguistic ‘discoveries’ – of codes which regulate, at a deep-structural level, family beliefs and behaviours and relationships, as well as surface utterances – turned quite quickly into a suspicion that his description o Basil Bernstein rarely had a good press in...

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Japanese from Zero! 3
Japanese From Zero! is an innovative and integrated approach to learning Japanese that was developed by professional Japanese interpreter George Trombley, Yukari Takenaka and was continuously refined over eight years in the classroom by native Japanese professors. Using up-to-date and easy-to-grasp grammar, Japanese From Zero! is the perfect course for current students of Japanese From Zero! is an innovative and integrated approach to...

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Waiting to Be Heard: A Memoir
In the fall of 2007, twenty-year old college coed Amanda Knox left Seattle to study abroad in Perugia, Italy for one year. But that November 1, her life was shattered when her roommate, British student Meredith Kercher, was murdered in their apartment. Five days later, Amanda was taken into custody and charged by the Italian police; her arrest and the subsequent investigat In the fall of 2007, twenty-year old college coed Amanda Knox left...

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Trouble
A dog, a mountain, and an ancient slave ship are featured in this latest page-turner from a versatile, award-winning author. Format: 7 CDs, Unabridged Climbing Katahdin, the highest mountain in Maine, is the goal that Henry sets himself when his brother dies following a car accident. Along with his dog, his best friend, and-surprisingly-the Cambodian boy whose car was involv A dog, a mountain, and an ancient slave ship are featured in this...

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How Literature Works: 50 Key Concepts
How Literature Works is an indispensable book for any reader seeking a greater appreciation of their favorite novel, poem, or play. It offers a lively and straightforward guide to literary thinking. With a series of compact essays the renowned literary critic John Sutherland–widely admired for his wit and clear reasoning–strips away the obscurity and pretension of litera How Literature Works is an indispensable book for any...