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The Ugly Vegetables
It’s easy to appreciate a garden exploding with colorful flowers and fragrances, but what do you do with a patch of ugly vegetables? Author/illustrator Grace Lin recalls such a garden in this charming and eloquent story. The neighbors’ gardens look so much prettier and so much more inviting to the young gardener than the garden of “black-purple-green vines, fuzzy wrinkled l It’s easy to appreciate a garden exploding...

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Perfect Written English: All You Need to Get It Right First Time
Thisis an indispensable guide to mastering grammar and improving your writing style. Covering every aspect of good writing—from the correct way to use commas to the most persuasive structure for an argument—it gives step-by-step guidance on how to write fluently and convincingly. With helpful tips on avoiding common mistakes and practical sections on writing everything fro This is an indispensable guide to mastering grammar and...

Download Bright From the Start: The Simple, Science-Backed Way to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind from Birth to Age 3

Bright From the Start: The Simple, Science-Backed Way to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind from Birth to Age 3
A cutting-edge handbook for parents, from a pioneer in infant brain development, that bridges the gap between the most current neuroscience and practical parenting techniques Dr. Jill Stamm’s daughter was born almost four months premature, and doctors insisted she would never walk or talk. Now, thirty-two years later, her daughter is living proof that nearly every baby’s A cutting-edge handbook for parents, from a pioneer in...

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Three Little Cajun Pigs
Trosclair, Thibodeaux, and Ulysse are three pigs with a whole lot to do. Their mom has just kicked them out of the house and it’s time they make their own way and start constructing new homes in the heart of the swamp. When ol’ Claude the gator comes sneaking along, however, the three brothers are forced to question their choice of construction materials! This hilarious ta Trosclair, Thibodeaux, and Ulysse are three pigs with a...

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The Body Artist
The Barnes & Noble ReviewIn whatever form Don DeLillo chooses to write, there is simply no other American author who has so consistently pushed the boundaries of fiction in his effort to capture the zeitgeist. In The Body Artist, DeLillo tells the hallucinatory tale of performance artist Lauren Hartke in the days following the suicide of her husband, filmmaker Rey Robl The Barnes & Noble ReviewIn whatever form Don DeLillo chooses to...

Download Beyond Baby Talk: From Sounds to Sentences–A Parent’s Complete Guide to Language Development

Beyond Baby Talk: From Sounds to Sentences–A Parent’s Complete Guide to Language Development
From “Goo” to Gab — Guiding Your Child to Effective CommunicationThe first five years of a child’s life are the most critical for speech and language development, and, as a parent, you are your child’s primary language role model. So what are the best ways to help your child develop the all-important skill of communication? Fun, easy, and engaging, this book shows you how! From “Goo” to Gab — Guiding...

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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin. For generations, the Sawtelles have raised and trained a fictional breed of dog whose remarkable gift for companionship is epitomized by Almondine, Edgar’s lifelong friend and ally. Edgar seems poised to carry on his family’s traditions, but w Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an...

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Dark Mirror
At sixteen, Lady Victoria Mansfield, youngest daughter of the earl and countess of Fairmount, is destined for a charmed life and her choice of mates worthy of her status. Then she makes a terrifying discovery that will ruin her life and disgrace her family forever. Tory’s blood is tainted… by magic. When a shocking accident forces Tory to reveal her despised skill, she i At sixteen, Lady Victoria Mansfield, youngest daughter...