“I Was a Rat!” So insists a scruffy boy named Roger. Maybe it’s true. But what is he now.
This large and awesome Yo Mama Jokes collection will make your day. The jokes inside this book are appropriate for children. There are no swear words inside this book. A maternal insult is offensive, and you should explain it to your kids. But in this case, no one is trying to insult anyones mother.
Includes exclusive LEGO(r) Harry Potter TM minifigure. The magic of Harry Potter TM and the fun of the LEGO(r) world, now in one incredible book. Since it was first introduced in 2001, LEGO(r) Harry Potter TM has been one of the LEGO Groups most popular themes. This incredible guide gives readers an up close look at the bricks, constructions, and minifigures of the LEGO(r) Harry Potter TM universe - from Hogwarts Castle to Hagrids hut.
Watch a video Read discussion questions for The Last Stand.The bestselling author of Mayflower sheds new light on one of the iconic stories of the American WestLittle Bighorn and Custer are names synonymous in the American imagination with unmatched bravery and spectacular defeat. Mythologized as Custers Last Stand, the June 1876 battle has been equated with other famous last stands, from the Spartans defeat at Thermopylae to Davy Crockett at the Alamo.In his tightly structured narrative, Nathaniel Philbrick brilliantly sketches the two larger-than-life antagonists: Sitting Bull, whose charisma and political savvy earned him the position of leader of the Plains Indians, and George Armstrong Custer, one of the Unions greatest cavalry officers and a man with a reputation for fearless and often reckless courage. Philbrick reminds readers that the Battle of the Little Bighorn was also, even in victory, the last stand for the Sioux and Cheyenne Indian nations. Increasingly outraged by the governments Indian policies, the Plains tribes allied themselves and held their ground in southern Montana.
With the format and tone of modern-day travel guides, the Passport to History series leads readers on exciting journeys to some of historys most fascinating times and places. A detailed picture of everyday life provides an accessible context for political and military history, as well as for study of customs and traditions of different societies. Closely tied to school curriculum, this series makes learning about ancient and not-so-ancient cultures easy and fun. Supports the national curriculum standards Culture; Time, Continuity, and Change; People, Places, and Environments; Individuals, Groups, and Institutions; Power, Authority, and Governance; Science Technology and Society; and Global Connections as outlined by the National Council for the Social Studies..
A race for survival among the stars... Humanitys last survivors escaped earths ruins to find a new home. But when they find it, can their desperation overcome its dangers?WHO WILL INHERIT THIS NEW EARTH?The last remnants of the human race left a dying Earth, desperate to find a new home among the stars. Following in the footsteps of their ancestors, they discover the greatest treasure of the past age - a world terraformed and prepared for human life.But all is not right in this new Eden.
From iconic actor and bestselling author Alan Alda, an indispensable guide to communicating better—based on his experience with acting, improv, science, and storytellingThe acclaimed actor shares fascinating and powerful lessons from the art and science of communication, and teaches readers to improve the way they relate to others using improv games, storytelling, and their own innate ability to read what’s probably going on in the minds of others. With his trademark humor and frankness, Alan Alda explains what makes the out-of-the-box techniques he developed after his years as the host of Scientific American Frontiers so effective. This book reveals what it means to be a true communicator, and how we can communicate better, in every aspect of our lives—with our friends, lovers, and families, with our doctors, in business settings, and beyond..