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Little Women
by Louisa May Alcott

Language

English

Pages

503

Publication Date

November 14, 2019

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Meg is the eldest and on the brink of love. Then there鈥檚 tomboy Jo who longs to be a writer. Sweet-natured Beth always puts others first, and finally there鈥檚 Amy, the youngest and most precocious. Together they are the March sisters. Even though money is short, times are tough and their father is away at war, their infectious sense of fun sweeps everyone up in their adventures 鈥?including Laurie, the boy next door. And through sisterly squabbles, their happy times and sad ones too, the sisters discover that growing up is sometimes very hard to do.<br />Based on Louisa May Alcott鈥檚 childhood, this lively portrait of nineteenth-century family life possesses a lasting vitality that has endeared it to generations of readers.<br /><br />A wonderful story... As a child, I strongly identified with Jo because she is a writer. 鈥擩acqueline Wilson<br />The American female myth. 鈥擬adelon Bedell<br />It is an essential American novel, perhaps the essential American novel for girls鈥?Girls come to it on their own. 鈥擩ane Smiley<br />In 鈥淟ittle Women鈥? Alcott anticipated realism by twenty or thirty years. 鈥擥. K. Chesterton
The Beginner's Guide to a Plant-based Diet: Use the Newest 3 Week...
by Brandon Hearn

Language

English

Pages

118

Publication Date

September 23, 2018

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<h3>So, you have made the big decision <em><strong>to take control of your health and join the whole food plant-based diet movement</strong></em>. Congratulations! You have just made one of the best decisions of your life!</h3><p><em><strong>This Plant-Based Diet Beginners Guide</strong></em> should help you get started. Discover <em>the stress-free way to start a plant-based diet </em>with easy, everyday comfort recipes.<br /></p><p><u><em><strong>In The Plant Based Diet Meal Plan you鈥檒l find:</strong></em></u></p><ul><li>A<em> 3-Week Plant Based Diet Meal Plan</em> and <em>Basic Shopping List</em></li><li><em>Eight Food Based Mistakes</em></li><li>More than <em>70 Plant Based Diet Recipes</em> from smoothies and salads to mains and desserts, plus key macronutrient information</li><li><em>Tips for Stocking Your Kitchen</em> with the essentials for your new plant based diet</li></ul><p><em>Plant-based foods, especially when whole and unprocessed, have a lower calorie density which means <strong>you will have to eat larger portions and it will be a lot easier to lose some weight</strong> because these foods add much more bulk.</em></p><p>One of the best motivators <em>for people transitioning to plant-based eating</em> comes from how great they feel and how much more than can do in their lives once they鈥檙e feeling healthier</p><p><em><strong>Set aside your concerns</strong></em> about not knowing what to eat or feeling unsatisfied on your plant based diet. With The Plant Based Diet Meal Plan <em><strong>you鈥檒l enjoy delicious, simple plant based diet meals that you鈥檒l want to eat time and again.</strong></em></p>
Japanese From Zero! 1: Proven Techniques to Learn Japanese for St...
by George Trombley

Language

English

Pages

338

Publication Date

December 01, 2014

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Japanese From Zero! is an innovative and integrated approach to learning Japanese developed by professional Japanese interpreter George Trombley and co-writer Yukari Takenaka. The lessons and techniques used in this series have been taught successfully for over ten years in classrooms throughout the world.Using up-to-date and easy-to-grasp grammar, Japanese From Zero! is the perfect course for current students of Japanese as well as absolute beginners.In Book 1 of the Japanese From Zero! series, readers are taught new grammar concepts, over 800 new words and expressions, and also learn the hiragana writing system. Features of Book 1: * Integrated Workbook with Answer Key * Over 800 New Words and Expressions * Learn to Read and Write Hiragana * Easy-to-Understand Example Dialogues * Culture Points about Japan * Bilingual Glossaries with Kana and Romaji ...and much more!
Easy Spanish Step-By-Step
by Barbara Bregstein

Language

English

Pages

320

Publication Date

December 23, 2005

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<p><b>A proven grammar-based approach that gets you communicating in Spanish with confidence, right away</b></p> <p><i>Easy Spanish Step by Step</i> proves that a solid grounding in grammar basics is the key to mastering a second language. Grammatical rules and concepts are clearly explained in order of importance, and more than 300 verbs and key terms are introduced on the basis of frequency. Numerous exercises and engaging readings help learners quickly build their Spanish speaking and comprehension prowess.</p>
My Side of the Mountain
by Jean Craighead George

Language

English

Pages

208

Publication Date

May 21, 2001

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"Should appeal to all rugged individualists who dream of escape to the forest."<b>鈥?lt;/b><i><b>The New York Times Book Review</b></i><br /><br /> Sam Gribley is terribly unhappy living in New York City with his family, so he runs away to the Catskill Mountains to live in the woods鈥攁ll by himself. With only a penknife, a ball of cord, forty dollars, and some flint and steel, he intends to survive on his own. Sam learns about courage, danger, and independence during his year in the wilderness, a year that changes his life forever.<p>聽</p><p>聽鈥淎n extraordinary book . . . It will be read year after year.鈥?lt;br /> <b>鈥?lt;i>The Horn Book</i></b></p>
The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Rise and Shine)
by Eric Carle

Language

English

Pages

32

Publication Date

November 22, 2016

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<b>The all-time classic picture book, from generation to generation, sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds! Have you shared it with a child or grandchild in聽<i>your</i>聽life?</b><br /><br />For the first time, Eric Carle鈥檚聽<i>The Very Hungry Caterpillar</i>聽is now available in e-book format, perfect for storytime anywhere. This classic story of a famished caterpillar who eats his way through a week of various foods makes the perfect addition to your child's digital library, easily available to read again and again.
Island of the Blue Dolphins
by Scott O'Dell

Language

English

Pages

194

Publication Date

February 08, 2010

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<p>Far off the coast of California looms a harsh rock known as the island of San Nicholas. Dolphins flash in the blue waters around it, sea otter play in the vast kep beds, and sea elephants loll on the stony beaches.</p><p>Here, in the early 1800s, according to history, an Indian girl spent eighteen years alone, and this beautifully written novel is her story. It is a romantic adventure filled with drama and heartache, for not only was mere subsistence on so desolate a spot a near miracle, but Karana had to contend with the ferocious pack of wild dogs that had killed her younger brother, constantly guard against the Aleutian sea otter hunters, and maintain a precarious food supply.</p><p>More than this, it is an adventure of the spirit that will haunt the reader long after the book has been put down. Karana's quiet courage, her Indian self-reliance and acceptance of fate, transform what to many would have been a devastating ordeal into an uplifting experience. From loneliness and terror come strength and serenity in this Newbery Medal-winning classic.</p><p>In celebration of the book's 50th anniversary, this edition has an introduction by Lois Lowry, Newbery Medal-winning author of <i>The Giver </i>and <i>Number the Stars.</i></p>
Fluent Forever: How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget I...
by Gabriel Wyner

Language

English

Pages

338

Publication Date

August 05, 2014

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The ultimate rapid language-learning guide! For those who鈥檝e despaired of ever learning a foreign language, here, finally, is a book that will make the words stick.<b> </b>At thirty years old, Gabriel Wyner speaks <i>six </i>languages fluently.聽 He didn鈥檛 learn them in school -- who does? -- rather, he learned them in the past few years, working on his own and practicing on the subway, using simple techniques and free online resources. In <i>Fluent Forever</i> Wyner reveals what he鈥檚 discovered.聽 <br /><b>聽</b><br />The greatest challenge to learning a foreign language is the challenge of memory; there are just too many words and too many rules. For every new word we learn, we seem to forget two old ones, and as a result, fluency can seem out of reach.聽<i>Fluent Forever</i>聽tackles this challenge head-on. With empathy for the language-challenged and abundant humor, Wyner deconstructs the learning process, revealing how to build a foreign language in your mind from the ground up.聽<br />聽<br />Starting with pronunciation, you鈥檒l learn how to rewire your ears and turn foreign sounds into聽<i>familiar</i>聽sounds. You'll retrain your tongue to produce those sounds accurately, using聽tricks from opera singers and actors.聽Next, you'll聽begin to tackle words, and connect sounds and spellings to imagery, rather than translations, which will enable you to聽<i>think</i>聽in a foreign language<i>.聽 </i>And with the help of sophisticated spaced-repetition techniques, you'll be able to memorize hundreds of words a month in聽<i>minutes</i>聽every day. Soon, you'll gain the ability to learn grammar and more difficult abstract words--<i>without </i>the tedious drills and exercises of language classes and grammar books. <br />聽<br />This is brain hacking at its most exciting, taking what we know about neuroscience and linguistics and using it to create the most efficient and enjoyable way to learn聽a foreign language in the spare minutes of your day.
Learn to Read Hebrew in 6 Weeks!
by Miiko Shaffier

Language

English

Pages

Publication Date

September 08, 2016

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The Hebrew Alphabet can look intimidating, but this book will have you reading it in 6 weeks. Even people who have tried other books without success have learned to read Hebrew using this book. Here's what makes it different:<br /><br />* Fun memory tricks make it super simple to remember the sounds of the letters<br /><br />* Pace - The book is divided into 12 simple lessons. Two a week for 6 weeks.<br /><br />* The cheerful style of the book is great for adults and children alike.<br /><br />* From week one you are given words you can read from the Hebrew Bible!<br /><br />* The charming illustrations make learning Hebrew a pleasure.<br /><br />At the end of six weeks you WILL be able to read from the original Hebrew Bible, Psalms or the Siddur (Jewish prayer book) and you will have taken the first big step towards learning the Hebrew Language!<br />
Learn German with Stories: Dino lernt Deutsch Collector's Edition...
by Andr茅 Klein

Language

German

Pages

353

Publication Date

April 16, 2015

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<b>Tired of boring textbooks and apps that don't make sense? Step into the shoes of Dino, explore 4 German cities and learn German鈥攖he way it's<i> actually</i> spoken鈥攁long the way!</b><br /><br /><b>This collector's edition comprises the first four German stories in the <i>Dino lernt Deutsch</i> German learning series for beginners: <i>Caf茅 in Berlin</i>, <i>Ferien in Frankfurt</i>, <i>Karneval in K枚ln</i> and <i>Momente in M眉nchen</i>.</b><br /><br /><h2>There's A Litte Bit Of Dino Inside All Of Us</h2><br />Lured by the promise of endless possibilities, Dino, a young man from Sicily tries to make a new home in Germany. Equipped only with an intense curiosity and a knack for meeting new people, he's eager to delve into local customs and cuisine, if there only wasn't this pesky business of <i>learning German</i> ... <br /><br />Follow Dino on his adventures through <b>4 different German cities</b>, experience daily life in Germany through the eyes of a newcomer, learn about the country and its people, and <b>learn German effortlessly</b> along the way!<br /><br />This book is designed to help beginners make the leap from studying isolated words and phrases to reading (and enjoying) naturally flowing <b>German short stories</b>.<br /><br /><h2>Learning German Doesn't Have To Be A Chore</h2><br />Just got started on your German learning journey? Memorized a few words but struggle with longer texts? We've all been there. This book is designed to help beginners make the leap from studying isolated words and phrases to reading (and enjoying!) authentic German fiction.<br /><br />Using <b>simplified sentence structures</b> and a very basic vocabulary, this story series is carefully crafted to allow even novice learners to boost their confidence and speed up their German learning journey.<br /><br />Each chapter comes with a complete <b>German-English</b> dictionary, with a special emphasis on collocative phrases (high frequency word combinations), short sentences and useful expressions.<br /><br />By working with these building blocks instead of just single words, learners can <b>accelerate</b> their understanding, boost retention and active usage of new German language material and make the language learning process more fluid and fun.<br /><br /><h2>What You'll Find In This Book</h2><br /><ul><li>40 German short stories about German culture, language and cuisine</li><br /><li>tons of phrases and expressions you will actually use in daily life</li><br /><li>a detailed German-English vocabulary after each chapter</li><br /><li>short quizzes to boost your text-comprehension</li><br /><li>a relatable protagonist and other fun characters</li><br /><li>hand-drawn illustrations by the author</li><br /><li>the beginning of a grand German learning adventure ...</li></ul><br /><br /><h2>Read, Learn & Collect Them All</h2><br />Yes! That's right. Once you're done reading the four episodes contained in this collector's edition, the story continues! Follow our protagonist to Palermo, Zurich, Vienna and many other cities in the next installment! Before you know it, you'll have traveled half of Europe and picked up more German than years' worth of expensive courses.<br /><br />Learning German has never been more fun.<br /><br /><h2>What You'll NOT Find In This Book</h2><br /><ul><li>dull characters designed by academics</li><br /><li>archaic words and phrases nobody uses in real life</li><br /><li>wordy footnotes that get in the way of the reading experience</li><br /><li>childish storytelling that insults your intelligence</li><br /><li>a jumble of unrelated places, people and events</li><br /><li>a teaching approach which takes itself too seriously</li></ul>

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