The Stick Book

Loads of things you can make or do with a stick

Author: Fiona Danks,Jo Schofield

Publisher: Frances Lincoln

ISBN: 1781011141

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 128

View: 5739

DIV The stick is a universal toy. Totally natural, all-purpose, free, it offers limitless opportunities for outdoor play and adventure and it provides a starting point for an active imagination and the raw material for transformation into almost anything! As New York's Strong National Museum of Play pointd out when they selected a stick for inclusion in their National Toy Hall of Fame, 'It can be a Wild West horse, a medieval knight's sword, a boat on a stream, or a slingshot with a rubber band . . .' In this book Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield offer masses of suggestions for things to do with a stick, in the way of adventures and bushcraft, creative and imaginative play, games, woodcraft and conservation, music and more. /div

Teaching Physical Education Creatively

Author: Angela Pickard,Patricia Maude

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317702255

Category: Education

Page: 180

View: 5952

Teaching Physical Education Creatively provides knowledge and understanding in order to engage creatively with the primary Physical Education curriculum for both trainee teachers and qualified teachers. It is full of ideas for developing the teaching of dance, games, gymnastics and outdoor and adventurous activities in an innovative and engaging manner. With an emphasis on developing creative teaching processes by building from children’s curiosity, imagination and need to explore and move, it forges clear links between research and practice, and offers suggestions for developing exciting, engaging new approaches to teaching physical education. Key topics explored include: Physical Competence and Physical Literacy Creative ways to develop the teaching of dance, games, gymnastics and outdoor and adventurous activities Developing understanding of space, speed and dynamics Creative lesson planning Inclusive approaches and aspects of differentiation Teaching Physical Education Creatively presents the theory and background necessary to develop a comprehensive understanding of creative teaching and children’s learning. Packed with practical guidance and inspiration for lively, enjoyable physical education, it is an invaluable resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students in initial teacher training, practicing teachers, and undergraduate students of physical education.

Animals

Author: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

ISBN: 159339828X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 9993

Animals, is one book in the Britannica Discovery Library Series that is correlated to national curriculum standards. The Britannica Discovery Library is a charming, lavishly illustrated 12-volume set of "concepts and values" books specifically created for young learners ages three to six. Children are introduced to various texts and genres, including rhymes, narratives, puzzles, and riddles. Key vocabulary words are highlighted throughout and defined at the back of each book. The set is ideal for pre-readers and early readers as each volume contains activities to build language, critical thinking, and comprehension skills.

Grieving For Dummies

Author: Greg Harvey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118068137

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 388

View: 3087

Coping and recovery strategies for dealing with the loss of a loved one Whether the death of a loved one is sudden or expected, grieving the loss is a difficult yet transformative process. Grieving For Dummies approaches this very important subject with sensitivity, helping readers who are grieving the loss of a loved one as well as those who want to support them in this process. This compassionate guide covers all types of profound losses, including parents, spouses and partners, children, siblings, friends, and pets. It also addresses children’s grieving and how the manner of death may cause additional hurdles to grieving the loss. The book is filled with practical suggestions for moving through the phases, stages, and tasks of grieving with an eye towards successfully integrating the loss of a loved one, while at the same time, keeping the love shared alive.

Felina's New Home

A Florida Panther Story

Author: Loran Wlodarski

Publisher: Sylvan Dell Publishing

ISBN: 1607180936

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 8235

Felina the Florida panther loved growing up in her forest home--until the forest started to shrink. Learn whether Felina and the other forest animals adapt to the new human presence and what children can do to keep wild animals safe, happy, and healthy. Includes "For Creative Minds" section.

Angst und Schrecken in Las Vegas

Eine wilde Reise in das Herz des Amerikanischen Traumes

Author: Hunter S. Thompson

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641102510

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 4183

Ein journalistischer Auftrag, bei dem Raoul Duke von seinem Anwalt Dr. Gonzo begleitet wird, führt zu einem unglaublichen Trip, der eine ganze Generation geprägt hat. Mit Johnny Depp und Benicio Del Toro von Terry Gilliam kongenial verfilmt, bleibt Hunter S. Thompsons schonungslose Beschreibung des Drogenkonsums und der radikalen Freiheitssuche der 60er bis heute unerreicht.

The Jodi Picoult Collection #1

Songs of the Humpback Whale, Plain Truth, and Salem Falls

Author: Jodi Picoult

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476703868

Category: Fiction

Page: 1248

View: 5368

Songs of the Humpback Whale For years, Jane Jones has lived in the shadow of her husband, renowned San Diego oceanographer Oliver Jones. But during an escalating argument, Jane turns on him with an alarming volatility. In anger and fear, Jane leaves with their teenage daughter for a cross-country odyssey. Now Oliver, an expert at tracking humpback whales across vast oceans, will search for his wife across a continent—and find a new way to see the world, his family, and himself: through her eyes. Plain Truth The discovery of a dead infant in an Amish barn shakes Lancaster County to its core. But the police investigation leads to a more shocking disclosure: circumstantial evidence suggests that Katie Fisher, an unmarried Amish woman believed to be the newborn's mother, took the child's life. When Ellie Hathaway, a disillusioned big-city attorney, comes to Paradise, Pennsylvania, to defend Katie, two cultures collide—and for the first time, Ellie faces a system of justice very different from her own. Delving deep inside the world of those who live "plain," Ellie must find a way to reach Katie on her terms. And as she unravels a tangled murder case, Ellie also looks deep within—to confront her own fears and desires when a man from her past reenters her life. Salem Falls A handsome stranger comes to the sleepy New England town of Salem Falls in hopes of burying his past: Once a teacher at a girls' prep school, Jack St. Bride was destroyed when a student's crush sparked a powder keg of accusation. But amid the rustic calm of Salem Falls, a quartet of teenage girls harbor dark secrets—and they maliciously target Jack with a shattering allegation. Now, at the center of a modern-day witch hunt, Jack is forced once again to proclaim his innocence: to a town searching for answers, to a justice system where truth becomes a slippery concept written in shades of gray, and to the woman who has come to love him.

Calamity Jayne in the Wild, Wild West

Calamity Jayne Mysteries book #5

Author: Kathleen Bacus

Publisher: Gemma Halliday Publishing

ISBN: 1940371066

Category: Fiction

Page: 278

View: 407

Did you hear about the blonde coyote? It got stuck in a trap, chewed off three legs, and was still stuck. Tressa Jayne Turner, Grandville, Iowa's own little "Calamity Jayne," is headed for the Grand Canyon State—and a wedding! Tressa's goofy Gammy is gettin' hitched, and Tressa is looking forward to a little down time in the desert. But her sunny vacation is suddenly about to have more strings attached than a dreamcatcher! Her cousin's keeping secrets, the roguishly hot Ranger Rick's sending mixed signals—more of the smokin' than smoke variety—and a "Kookamunga," a butt-ugly fertility figurine Tressa picked up at a roadside stand as a wedding gift, is turning out to be more trouble than tribal treasure. This wacky wedding's about to become a southwestern scavenger hunt of Amazing Race-meets-The Da Vinci Code proportions, featuring a washed-up actress out to kick-start her career, a suspect spiritual advisor, locals with a cause, and a ten-year-old who's a chip off a certain ranger's blockhead. It'll be a vision quest to make Thelma and Louise's southwestern spree seem like amateur night at the OK Corral. May the best spirit guide win. (NOTE: This book was previously published under the title Calamity Jayne Heads West.) Calamity Jayne Mysteries: Calamity Jayne – book #1 Calamity Jayne and the Fowl Play at the Fair – book #2 Calamity Jayne and the Haunted Homecoming – book #3 Calamity Jayne and the Campus Caper– book #4 Calamity Jayne in the Wild, Wild West– book #5 Calamity Jayne and the Hijinks on the High Seas– book #6 Calamity Jayne and the Trouble with Tandems– book #7 What critics are saying about the Calamity Jayne Mysteries: "Filled with dumb-blonde jokes, nonstop action and rapid-fire banter, this is a perfect read for chick-lit fans who enjoy a dash of mystery." ~ Publishers' Weekly "Fun and lighthearted with an interesting mystery, a light touch of romance and some fascinating characters." ~ RT Book Reviews "Throw in two parts Nancy Drew, one part Lucille Ball, add a dash of Stephanie Plum, shake it all up and you’ve got a one-of-a-kind amateur sleuth with a penchant for junk food and hot-pink snakeskin cowgirl boots. A word to the wise: if you’re prone to laughing out loud when reading funny books, try not to read Calamity Jayne when you’re sandwiched between two sleeping passengers on an airplane…sometimes we learn these things the hard way." ~ Chick Lit Cafe "Bacus provides lots of small-town fun with this lovable, fair-haired klutz and lively story, liberally salted with dumb-blond jokes." ~ Booklist *starred review*

The Complete Textbook of Animal Health & Welfare E-Book

Author: Jane Williams

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049352

Category: Medical

Page: 504

View: 839

The Complete Textbook of Animal Health and Welfare is a core text for students in animal care, animal technology or animal science programmes, and a supplementary text for related equine, wildlife and veterinary courses. It provides an in depth text for students at Further Education (FE) levels 2 and 3, and a foundation text for students studying in Higher Education. Each chapter covers the subject in depth (level 3 FE) via diagrams, images and text, then summarises it at a foundation level (level 2 FE) to engage students of different abilities. core text for students studying animal care, animal technology or animal science supplementary text for related equine, wildlife and veterinary courses reflects all aspects covered in the animal care curriculum highly illustrated written by author with expertise in this area with many contributions from experienced educationalists and experts to ensure quality & validity covers all species

The NewMediaReader

Author: Noah Wardrip-Fruin

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262232272

Category: Social Science

Page: 823

View: 5013

A sourcebook of historical written texts, video documentation, and working programs that form the foundation of new media. This reader collects the texts, videos, and computer programs--many of them now almost impossible to find--that chronicle the history and form the foundation of the still-emerging field of new media. General introductions by Janet Murray and Lev Manovich, along with short introductions to each of the texts, place the works in their historical context and explain their significance. The texts were originally published between World War II--when digital computing, cybernetic feedback, and early notions of hypertext and the Internet first appeared--and the emergence of the World Wide Web--when they entered the mainstream of public life. The texts are by computer scientists, artists, architects, literary writers, interface designers, cultural critics, and individuals working across disciplines. The contributors include (chronologically) Jorge Luis Borges, Vannevar Bush, Alan Turing, Ivan Sutherland, William S. Burroughs, Ted Nelson, Italo Calvino, Marshall McLuhan, Jean Baudrillard, Nicholas Negroponte, Alan Kay, Bill Viola, Sherry Turkle, Richard Stallman, Brenda Laurel, Langdon Winner, Robert Coover, and Tim Berners-Lee. The CD accompanying the book contains examples of early games, digital art, independent literary efforts, software created at universities, and home-computer commercial software. Also on the CD is digitized video, documenting new media programs and artwork for which no operational version exists. One example is a video record of Douglas Engelbart's first presentation of the mouse, word processor, hyperlink, computer-supported cooperative work, video conferencing, and the dividing up of the screen we now call non-overlapping windows; another is documentation of Lynn Hershman's Lorna, the first interactive video art installation.

The Den Book

Author: Jo Schofield,Fiona Danks

Publisher: Frances Lincoln

ISBN: 9780711237667

Category:

Page: 144

View: 2795

Building a den, fort, treehouse or hideaway is part of childhood’s imaginary world, where anything might be possible. Dens are universal play places: you can make them almost anywhere, out of almost anything. The Den Book uses descriptive text and ample photographs to inspire children (and their adults) to build amazing dens outdoors, for themselves, for their toys, or for the imaginary creatures who live in the woods or the park. What makes a good den? It should be secret: perhaps you need to know the password before you are allowed to enter. It should be a place to hang out with friends. It should be a place where you can escape into your imagination. The book includes basic construction tips on how to build a den, how to waterproof and furnish it, and specific advice on several different sorts of den, including: Sleep out dens, Outlaw dens, Party dens, Beach dens, Urban dens, Nature detective dens, Fairy Forts, Miniature dens, Garden dens, Treehouses and Teepees.

Freak

Author: Rodman Philbrick

Publisher: Ravensburger Buchverlag Otto Maier GmbH

ISBN: 3473477206

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

View: 6614

"Ich hatte nie ein Gehirn, bis Freak auftauchte und mir seins für eine Weile überließ, und das ist die Wahrheit, die volle Wahrheit. Die unbezwungene Wahrheit, wie Freak das genannt hätte, und eine Zeit lang hat er das Reden für mich übernommen. Ich selbst hatte bis dahin eigentlich nur mit Fäusten und Füßen geredet, bevor wir dann Freak der Starke wurden, Drachen und Narren töteten und hoch zu Ross ritten." Sie sind eigentlich ein merkwürdiges Gespann: der ungeschlachte Max, den ein dunkles Geheimnis quält, und Kevin, der geniale Zwerg voller Neugier und Fantasie, dessen gebrechlicher Körper nicht mehr wächst. Zusammen werden sie zu einem unschlagbaren Team.

The Wisdom of Thoreau

Author: Philosophical Library

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1453202366

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 117

View: 7580

A collection of wise words on solitude, simplicity, nature, and life at Walden from the leader of the transcendentalist movement. In excerpts collected here from his most important works, Henry David Thoreau documents his experiences in nature and the wisdom he finds in his explorations of sound, reading, solitude, and other aspects of leading a simple life at Walden. A fearless individualist, Thoreau explored not only poetic naturalism but also a number of ideas that were groundbreaking for his day, including civil disobedience and environmentalism. This introduction to one of America’s great thinkers shows that as an essayist and poet-philosopher Thoreau remains a relevant voice in the never-ending quest of man to understand his place in the natural terrain.

Finding Your Way In A Wild New World

Four steps to fulfilling your true calling

Author: Martha Beck

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0748127976

Category: Self-Help

Page: 272

View: 6415

Many people wonder how they got where they are and what they should do now. They feel called to help others and change the world but they just don't know how. Too often, they end up stuck in careers and relationships that don't fit. Now, in Finding Your Way In A Wild New World, popular life coach Martha Beck shows readers how to find their true selves and extend healing to everyone and everything around them. She identifies this growing body of people as wayfinders. Drawing on her coaching expertise and her extraordinary experiences in the South African bush, Martha leads her readers through four magical and practical steps to awaken them to a new way of living in the 21st century.

Wild Truth Bible Lessons-Dares from Jesus

Author: Jeannie Oestreicher

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 9780310864745

Category: Religion

Page: 96

View: 3563

Weekly studies to reinforce what junior highers are learning from their Wild Truth JournalThese Bible lessons send students straight to the words of Jesus to discover the truth, then dare them to live that truth today. Includes games, activities, sketches, handouts, and reproducible worksheets.

Sweetbitter

Roman

Author: Stephanie Danler

Publisher: Aufbau Digital

ISBN: 3841212883

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 8257

„Eine rohe, schnörkellose, beißende, wilde Liebesgeschichte.“ Marie Claire. Eigentlich wollte Tess nicht Kellnerin werden, sondern ihrer provinziellen Heimat entkommen, in die Großstadt eintauchen und endlich herausfinden, was sie will vom Leben. Durch Zufall landet sie in einem edlen New Yorker Restaurant mit seinen ganz eigenen Regeln, Allianzen, Intrigen, Affären und Freundschaften. Um nicht unterzugehen, muss sie hart arbeiten und vor allem schnell lernen, was in der Gourmet-Welt wichtig ist. Und dann verliebt sie sich in den unnahbaren Barmann Jake. Sweetbitter ist ein großer Roman über den Genuss und die Obsession – darüber, dass man manchmal besessen sein muss, um wirklich genießen zu können. „Ein Roman als Sinnesrausch.“ Brigitte Woman.

Library Services to the Incarcerated

Applying the Public Library Model in Correctional Facility Libraries

Author: Sheila Clark,Erica MacCreaigh

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781591582908

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 246

View: 6121

Learn how to provide exemplary service to incarcerated individuals in prisons, jails, and youth detention centers.

Safari

The Last Adventure

Author: Peter Hathaway Capstick

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466803983

Category: Travel

Page: 336

View: 513

Peter Capstick's earliest books have firmly established him as the modern-day master of African adventure writing. Now, for all his readers who want to put their taste for adventure into practice, Capstick has written the first modern authoritative, comprehensive travel guide to African safari. Drawing on his years of experience as a professional hunter, Capstick explains everything a bwana needs to know: how to select and book a safari; where and when to go; fees and licenses; the guns, ammo, and personal equipment needed. Chapters on each of the Big Five (lion, Cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, and rhino-- the trophies most hunters want to take) describe the techniques, thrills, and dangers of hunting these clever and cunning animals. The other memorable delights of safari, like camp life, bird shooting, fishing, photography, and game viewing in wildlife parks, are also celebrated. A list of safari agencies, hunting companies and professional hunters, suggested equipment for a 21-day safari, and a trophy price list round out the most exhaustive guide to safari ever written. Packed with solid advice and nuggets of campfire lore and hunting yarns, illustrated with thirty-four black and white photographs and six line drawings, Safari: The Last Adventure is sure to become a classic work in its field, essential equipment for anyone going on safari or just dreaming of one...

Have Thumb, Will Travel

A Samaritan's Walk

Author: Mike Woodrum

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1479709530

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 98

View: 3309

This book is one mans quest to find his own version of a pot of gold which is found in the corner of any part of America where one can find beauty, brotherhood, or natural phenomena as beautiful as the Badlands, or man-made Mt. Rushmore. It is more than that, it is about having a disability while seeking out these riches, and not letting it be a burden, while finding ways to mix in with the common people of the country who are the ones who give the true meaning of the character of their towns and cities. Faced against so many who are unable to let themselves even try to understand what epilepsy is like, he often finds it easier to take to the woods and live with nature, if not for the times he must resurface to find a way to get more medication so his quest can continue.