By Charlotte Boyett-Compo
By Willa Cather
ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATEDBY functional SCHOLARSHIPThe relocating portrait of an orphan boy and immigrant lady who locate trouble -- and love -- at the American prairie.EACH ENRICHED vintage version INCLUDES:• A concise advent that offers readers vital history info• A chronology of the author's existence and paintings• A timeline of important occasions that offers the book's historic context• an overview of key subject matters and plot issues to aid readers shape their very own interpretations• distinct explanatory notes• severe research, together with modern and sleek views at the paintings• dialogue inquiries to advertise full of life school room and booklet workforce interplay• an inventory of advised similar books and flicks to develop the reader's experienceEnriched Classics provide readers cheap variations of significant works of literature greater via beneficial notes and insightful statement. The scholarship supplied in Enriched Classics permits readers to understand, comprehend, and luxuriate in the world's best books to their complete potential.SERIES EDITED by means of CYNTHIA BRANTLEY JOHNSON
By Drew Whitelegg
Prepare for takeoff. The lifetime of the flight attendant, a.k.a., stewardess, used to be supposedly as soon as one in every of glamour, unique commute and sexual freedom, as lately depicted in such motion pictures as trap Me should you Can and examine From the head. The nostalgia for the attractive, carefree and ever invaluable stewardess might be unearths a longing for less complicated occasions, yet still doesn't sq. with the tough, challenging and infrequently risky task of modern-day flight attendants. in keeping with interviews with over sixty flight attendants, either male and female hard work leaders, and and drawing upon his observations whereas flying around the kingdom and in another country, Drew Whitelegg unearths a way more advanced career, one who in lots of methods is the vital task of the trendy age the place lifestyles strikes at checklist speeds and all that's stable turns out up within the air.Containing full of life pics of flight attendants, either present and retired, this e-book is the 1st to teach the intimate, illuminating, humorous, and occasionally risky behind-the-scenes tales of way of life for the flight attendant. Going backstage, Whitelegg ventures into first class, trainer, the cabin, and existence on demand those women and men who spend week in and week out in international towns, snoozing in inn rooms miles from domestic. operating the Skies additionally elucidates the modern paintings and exertions concerns that confront the trendy employee: the calls for of full-time paintings and parenthood; the downsizing of company the US and the ensuing exertions lockouts; lowering wages and hours labored; task lack of confidence; and the emotional toll of a excessive pressure activity. Given the occasions of September 11, flight attendants now have a particularly poignant set of tense issues to regulate, either for his or her personal safeguard in addition to for these they serve, the passengers. Flight attendants, initially registered nurses charged with getting to passengers' scientific wishes, now locate themselves donning the hats of therapist, safety shield and secret agent. This final set of initiatives pushing a few, as Whitelegg indicates, out of the company altogether.
By Rick Emmer
Humans swimming and browsing alongside hot oceanfront seashores can relaxation effortless as the Megalodon, the large cousin of the nice white shark is extinct--or is it? persist with the fossil path as scientists may be able to ascertain what this immense shark gave the look of, what it ate, or even the way it hunted its prey the large cousin of the good white shark from as little proof as a unmarried hand-sized fossil teeth. In Megalodon: truth or Fiction?, readers should be swept in addition to this investigative trip as cryptozoologists try and verify even if this terror of the deep nonetheless lingers within the hidden depths of the sea.
By R.L. Stine
You carry on your hand the major to a shadow global of shivers and screams.Take a step clear of the secure, cozy global you recognize. free up the door to terror. there is continually room for another in...The Nightmare Room.Say chuffed Birthday to Maggie O'Connor. She's that shy, lovely woman status outdoor the fortune-teller's tent. Maggie and her acquaintances got here to the carnival for enjoyable. yet Maggie will not be celebrating for lengthy. The previous lady who reads her palm will quickly have Maggie scraming in horror. simply because Maggie hasn't relatively entered a fortune-teller's tent. She has stepped into The Nightmare Room.
By Katie Marsico, Reginald Butler
Readers find out how this easy laptop makes it more straightforward to maneuver issues to various degrees. They learn the way flatter slopes use much less attempt than steeper slopes. through the tip of the ebook, readers be aware of the variation among advanced and easy machines and the way vulnerable planes are utilized in lifestyle to make lifting and decreasing gadgets more straightforward.
By Marcia Amidon Lusted
This publication relays the actual information of the conflict of Bunker Hill that happened in the course of the American progressive struggle. The narrative offers a number of debts of the development, and readers study information throughout the standpoint of a Minuteman, a British soldier, and a colonial lady operating an resort. This booklet deals possibilities to check and distinction numerous views in a textual content whereas accumulating and reading information regarding an historic occasion.
By Don Lessem
"Dino" Don Lessem brings readers face-to-face with numerous dinosaur species, detailing their habitats, lifestyle and the way they turned extinct. An acclaimed dinosaur professional, Don Lessem has written greater than 30 kid's books, writes a well-liked dinosaur column in Highlights magazine, and used to be an adviser for Jurassic Park. make a journey via dinosaur time to satisfy those sea giants face-to-face: The Archelon used to be just like a turtle, yet its shell was once made from crossed rib bone coated in rubbery pores and skin! The Mososaurs had large pointy jaws and grew to become fifty ft lengthy! The Ichthyosaurs regarded much like dolphins! Plus, you will get to grasp Opthalmosaurus, Kronosaurus, Shonisaurus, Plesiosaurs and Teleosaurus!
By DK Publishing
By Stephanie Watson
The membership all started innocently sufficient. Bored after college, Josh and his pals determined to attempt out an previous video game Sabina had present in her basement. referred to as "Black Magic," it promised the avid gamers success on the cost of these who've wronged them. Yeah, correct. but if the membership contributors' good fortune starts off skyrocketing and horror befalls their enemies the sport stops being a comic story. How can they finish the ability they have unleashed? solutions lie in an outdated diary yet finishing the sport should be deadlier than any curse.