Download Ammianus After Julian: the Reign of Valentinian and Valens by den Boeft, (ed.), Drijvers, J.W. (ed.), Hengst, D. den PDF

By den Boeft, (ed.), Drijvers, J.W. (ed.), Hengst, D. den (ed.), Teitler, H.C. (ed.)

The papers during this quantity deal with ancient, historiographical and literary points of the final six books of Ammianus Marcellinus Res Gestae, which care for the interval among the loss of life of Julian (363) and the Roman defeat at Hadrianople (378).

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Download Worth a thousand words: an annotated guide to picture books by Bette DeBruyne Ammon, Gale W. Sherman PDF

By Bette DeBruyne Ammon, Gale W. Sherman

This advisor offers a single-source, accomplished directory of a desirable and necessary crew of books-picture books for older readers. a large number of principles approximately the right way to use them within the school room vitamins this checklist of conscientiously chosen caliber fiction and nonfiction books that makes a speciality of common issues, appeals to every age, addresses very important concerns, and is obtainable to a number of studying styles.Picture books are usually not only for the very younger. cutting edge educators and fogeys have used them for years with readers of every age and studying degrees, realizing that scholars understand extra from the visual-verbal connections those books supply. they're nice instruments for educating visible literacy and writing abilities; are powerful with reluctant readers, ESL scholars, and people interpreting lower than grade point; and will simply be used to help quite a few curriculum. This consultant offers a single-source, complete directory of a desirable and invaluable workforce of books and a large number of principles approximately how one can use them within the school room. The authors have rigorously chosen caliber fiction and nonfiction that concentrate on common topics, attract every age, deal with vital matters, and are obtainable to a number of studying types.

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Download Appian: Roman History, Vol. II, Books 8.2-12 (Loeb Classical by Appian, Horace White PDF

By Appian, Horace White

Appian (Appianus) was once a Greek legit of Alexandria. He observed the Jewish uprising of 116 CE, and later grew to become a Roman citizen and recommend and obtained the rank of eques (knight). In his older years he held a procuratorship. He died throughout the reign of Antoninus Pius who used to be emperor 138–161 CE. sincere admirer of the Roman empire although blind to the associations of the sooner Roman republic, he wrote, within the basic 'common' dialect, 24 books of 'Roman affairs', in reality conquests, from the beginnings to the days of Trajan (emperor 98–117 CE). 11 have come right down to us whole, or approximately so, particularly these at the Spanish, Hannibalic, Punic, Illyrian, Syrian, and Mithridatic wars, and 5 books at the Civil Wars. they're useful documents of army heritage. The Loeb Classical Library version of Appian is in 4 volumes.

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Download Startled by His Furry Shorts (Confessions of Georgia by Louise Rennison PDF

By Louise Rennison

At the rack of romance. and likewise within the oven of luuurve. Woe is Georgia: Dave the chortle has declared his love for her (at least she thinks he used to be conversing approximately her), and he or she has ultimately given Masimo an ultimatum to be her one and in basic terms and he has to consider it. and should she ever be ready to cease considering the intercourse God plucking his guitar strings of loveosity?

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Download Bilingual Books - Biliterate Children: Learning to Read by Raymonde Sneddon PDF

By Raymonde Sneddon

This interesting research indicates how young ones paintings at the same time in languages to decode strange textual content, negotiate which means and discover the variations among their languages. Set within the context of present learn and perform relating to multiliteracy, own and learner id, and matters in translation, the booklet explores twin language books and their use because the 1980s.Developed from motion learn paintings via fundamental academics, the publication follows seven little ones elderly 6 to ten as they use twin language storybooks to profit to learn in Albanian, Urdu, Turkish, French and Gujerati, with assistance from their moms or their associates. lecturers, mom and dad and researchers will locate the booklet priceless. It explores the character and merits of biliteracy and provides principles and methods for instructing childrens languages, even if by way of constructing their bilingualism or instructing them new ones.

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Download The First Soviet Cosmonaut Team: Their Lives and Legacies by Colin Burgess, Rex Hall PDF

By Colin Burgess, Rex Hall

The 1st Soviet Cosmonaut staff will relate who those males have been and provide way more broad heritage tales, as well as these of the extra regularly occurring names of early Soviet house explorers from that team. Many previously-unpublished images of those “missing” applicants can also be incorporated for the 1st time during this publication. it is going to be a close, yet hugely readable and balanced account of the background, education and stories of the 1st workforce of twenty cosmonauts of the USSR. A covert recruitment and choice technique used to be set in movement through the Soviet army in August 1959, simply ahead of the naming of America’s Mercury astronauts. these chosen have been ordered to file for education at a different camp outdoor of Moscow within the spring of 1960. only a yr later, Senior Lieutenant Yuri Gagarin of the Soviet Air strength (promoted in flight to the rank of significant) was once introduced aboard a Vostok spacecraft and have become the 1st individual ever to accomplish house flight and orbit the Earth.

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Download The Ring of Bright Water Trilogy: Ring of Bright Water, The by Gavin Maxwell PDF

By Gavin Maxwell

Fifty years in the past Gavin Maxwell went to stay in an deserted condo on a shingle seashore at the west coast of Scotland. A haven for natural world - he named his domestic Camusfearna and settled there with the otters Mij, Edal and Teko.

Ring of vibrant Water chronicles Gavin Maxwell's first ten years with the otters and touched the hearts of readers across the world, brilliantly evoking lifestyles with those playful animals during this average paradise. additional volumes bringing the tale complete circle telling of the tricky final years and the ultimate abandonment of teh settlement.

For the 1st time the complete trilogy comes in a unmarried narrative during this fantastically provided e-book.

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