The Most Magnificent Thing

Author: Ashley Spires

Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd

ISBN: 177138204X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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A little girl and her canine assistant set out to make the most magnificent thing. But after much hard work, the end result is not what the girl had in mind. Frustrated, she quits. Her assistant suggests a long walk, and as they walk, it slowly becomes clear what the girl needs to do to succeed. A charming story that will give kids the most magnificent thing: perspective!

The Power of Story

Author: Joan Wink Ph.D.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 144084397X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 275

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Through this book, readers will discover that stories can move the human heart and head in ways that research cannot. • Emphasizes the power of story and highlights the many unique paths to literacies • Shows how stories make complex information about literacies accessible to everyone • Covers approaches to storytelling and literacies for immigrant communities and children who may speak multiple languages • Shines a bright light on the significant role of libraries in providing access to books, knowledge, and human connections • Features photos, images, drawings, and quotes throughout each chapter

Powerful Understanding

Helping students explore, question, and transform their thinking about themselves and the world around them

Author: Adrienne Gear

Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited

ISBN: 1551389290

Category:

Page: 176

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Powerful Understanding explores effective ways to build social-emotional skills and help students make connections, question what they read, and reflect on their learning as they develop into stronger readers and learners. Lessons based in both strategic and critical thinking revolve around core anchor books that help integrate inquiry into everything you teach — from social responsibility, to immigration, to life cycles. This highly readable book includes a wealth of classroom examples and extensive hands-on activities designed to help students to think more deeply, learn more widely, and develop a more powerful understanding of what it means to be a responsible and compassionate person.

Mystery of the Golden Blossom

Author: Samael Aun Weor

Publisher: SCB Distributors

ISBN: 1934206555

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: N.A

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Discover how your greatest creative power is also your greatest spiritual power. "All of us possess some electrical and magnetic forces within, and, just like a magnet, we exert a force of attraction and repulsion... Between lovers that magnetic force is particularly powerful and its action has a far-reaching effect.a - Samael Aun Weor In the heart of every religion there are teachings about intimate human relationships, a sacred knowledge about the transformative power of sex, which states that true spiritual mastery is a result of conquering base desires and transforming them into conscious virtues. Harnessing and transforming the most powerful forces within places us on a revolutionary path to spiritual awakening. Every birth is a magical act, performed through sex. Spiritual birth is no exception, and is accomplished through a divine form of sexuality. "The physical union of a man and a woman, in essence, is a supernatural act, a reminiscence of paradise, the most beautiful of all the hymns of praise dedicated to the Creator by the creature; it is the alpha and the omega of all creation.a - Samael Aun Weor * Enter into the sacred mysteries hidden in all major religions * Learn to practice the ancient science that inspired Tantra, Alchemy, Taoism, and other traditions * Filled with lively, entertaining stories, and practical exercises and guidance for personal development

What Do I Do about the Kid Who-- ?

50 Ways to Turn Teaching Into Learning

Author: Kathleen Gould Lundy

Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited

ISBN: 1551381656

Category: Education

Page: 112

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Every teacher has at least one student in their class that they worry they'll never be able to reach. A student who is reluctant to speak in public, forgets, finds it difficult to work in groups, is uninterested, seems to be an outsider, and so on. In What Do I Do About the Kid Who … ? educators learn how to create a learning environment that helps meet the needs of these students. Practical and functional, the book shows teachers how to structure content learning activities so the day-to-day operation of the classroom is easier, more organized, joyful, and exciting, with simple strategies to make learning contextualized, inclusive, respectful, and creative.

Go to Sleep, Little Creep

Author: David Quinn

Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 110193946X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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A rhyming picture book with humor and heart that's a wonderful bedtime addition for the "little monster" in your life. Includes illustrations from bestselling author/illustrator Ashley Spires of The Most Magnificent Thing. Even monsters have to go to sleep. But before little trolls turn out the light and werewolves settle in to dream, there's fur to be brushed, pajamas to find, and moons that need howling. So grab your cuddly critter and snuggle in for this new bedtime tradition. Debut storyteller David B. Quinn teams up with bestselling author/illustrator Ashley Spires to create a wondrously funny and supremely sweet picture book sure to charm little creeps who aren't quite ready to fall asleep.

The Knickerbocker

Or, New-York Monthly Magazine

Author: Charles Fenno Hoffman,Timothy Flint,Lewis Gaylord Clark,Kinahan Cornwallis,John Holmes Agnew

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American periodicals

Page: N.A

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