Sammy Sosa (The Great Hispanic Heritage) by John Morrison

By John Morrison

Those riveting personalities each one accomplished excellence, yet even more than their person accomplishments is the confident Hispanic picture they jointly symbolize to the area. pictures, illustrations, and full of life textual content inform the tales ot those attention-grabbing ancient figures. Sosa's accomplishments characterize years of labor from his humble beginnings within the barrios of the Dominican Republic. In 1998, as a member of the Chicago Cubs, he used to be provided the main necessary participant award for the nationwide League after hitting sixty six domestic runs, together with a list 20 within the month of June.

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Grace Series Book 1 Falling from Grace by S.L. Naeole

By S.L. Naeole

In case you get up within the morning and your eyes soak up the 1st tricks of sunshine that shine via your window, the dirt motes catching and reflecting the sun's rays like little diamonds, the shimmering colors of yellow and orangey gold breaking via into your room, the very first thing you consider often is not how you are going to make it in the course of the worst day of your lifestyles. regrettably for Grace Shelley, that is precisely what she's dealing with as she ponders what to do now that she is going to be beginning out her final yr in highschool with out her ally. She's now not precisely the preferred woman at school - good, now not the most well-liked lady at school to love, besides - and every thing appears hinting at one other establishment 12 months for her till she bumps right into a stranger who leaves her stumbling for phrases and chasing after her middle. the recent man at school is diversified. Robert does not care concerning the rumors he is heard approximately her or that nobody else turns out to work out her an identical method that he does; he in basic terms desires to be her good friend. that is whilst issues get complex. whilst Grace learns that he is no longer your average highschool boy and that he is truly a wingless angel who is searching for an individual to belief, she's thrust into his global the place now not all angels are supposed to safeguard humans, and the place the alterations she brings into his existence alterations every little thing in hers.

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Native American Writers (Bloom's Modern Critical Views) by Harold Bloom

By Harold Bloom

Local american citizens have produced one of the most strong and lyrical literature ever written in North the US. This quantity examines many of the most interesting local American writers, together with pleasure Harjo, Louise Erdrich, James Welch, Sherman Alexie, N. Scott Momaday, Samsom Occom, Zitkala-Sa, and Leslie Marmon Silko. Yale literature professor Harold Bloom introduces this new version, which additionally encompasses a bibliography, a chronology, and an index for simple reference. This identify within the "Bloom's sleek serious perspectives" sequence provides a well-rounded serious portrait of an influential crew of writers by means of studying their physique of labor via 8 to twelve full-length essays.

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Die Erben der Nacht. Dracas by Ulrike Schweikert

By Ulrike Schweikert

Wiener Blut und Transsilvanische Verschwörung

Mit Wiener Blut und Walzerklängen beginnt das vierte Jahr auf der Akademie der Vampire. Aus ganz Europa sind die Erben der Nacht gekommen, um von den Dracas die Kunst des Gedankenlesens zu erlernen. Doch noch einer ist auf dunklen Schwingen nach Wien gereist: Dracula, gestürzter Vater aller Vampire. Mit Ivys Blut will er den Untergang seiner ungehorsamen Kinder besiegeln. Um Ivy zu retten, folgen die jungen Erben Dracula bis nach Transsilvanien. Doch sind sie stark genug für das absolut Böse?

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Atoms, Molecules, and Compounds (Essential Chemistry) by Phillip Manning

By Phillip Manning

"Atoms, Molecules, and Compounds" is going behind the curtain of day by day chemistry to discover the atoms that govern chemical methods. In transparent language, this intriguing publication indicates how the interactions among basic components resembling salt and water are an important to lifestyles on the earth and the way these interactions are predestined by way of the atoms that make up the molecules. furthermore, the tales of the scientists whose discoveries formed the trendy global, reminiscent of Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein, are awarded right here in gripping element. Brimming with full-color images and illustrations and more suitable by means of sidebars and a thesaurus, "Atoms, Molecules, and Compounds" permits readers to discover the superb discoveries highlighted during this e-book.

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Die Eisfestung: Thriller by Jonathan Stroud

By Jonathan Stroud

Der knisternde Psychothriller des umjubelten Bartimäus-Starautors

Eigentlich wissen Emily und Simon so intestine wie nichts über Marcus. Es struggle Zufall, dass sie einander auf dem gesperrten Burggelände begegneten; und es warfare nur eine fixe Idee, einzusteigen und in der Ruine zu übernachten. Einfach so, als kleiner Nervenkitzel inmitten öder Ferien. Doch Marcus verwandelt die Burg in eine Festung mit vereisten Treppen und bereit liegenden Wurfgeschossen. Emily und Simon sind bei ihm, als er schwört, nie mehr nach Hause zurückzugehen – die beiden machen sich ihren eigenen Reim auf die blauen Flecken in Marcus’ Gesicht. Währenddessen rücken sie draußen vor: zunächst nur Marcus’ Vater, dann der Burgwächter, Polizei, eine Sozialarbeiterin, Feuerwehr mit Gerät – die Belagerer, der FEIND, der Markus herausholen will! was once als übermütiges Spiel begann, schlägt nonetheless, heimlich und leise um in einen Albtraum.

• Atmosphärisch dicht, unglaublich fesselnd – Hochspannung, die den Atem verschlägt
• Mit Kartenmaterial der Burgruine

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Gossip Girl. Ist es nicht schön, gemein zu sein? by Cecily von Ziegesar

By Cecily von Ziegesar

Mit Genuss berichtet das anonyme Gossip woman von jedem noch so pikanten aspect aus dem Leben von Serena, Blair und ihren Freunden. Und mal ehrlich: Wer will nicht dabei sein, wenn es hinter den Fassaden der luxuriösen Appartements auf der higher East facet so richtig zur Sache geht?

Die superhübsche Serena, das Luxus-Mädchen aus der Glamourclique, ist aus dem Internat geflogen und wieder zurück in long island. Dort verdreht sie allen Kerlen den Kopf, was once Blair rasend eifersüchtig macht. Sie setzt die wildesten Gerüchte über Serena in Umlauf. Bald will aus der Clique niemand mehr etwas mit ihr zu tun haben. Doch Serena ist blond, aber nicht blöd: Sie betört Nate, die große Liebe ihrer früher besten Freundin Blair …

Frecher Blick hinter die Kulissen der Reichen und Schönen!

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The Open Ocean (Life in the Sea) by Pam Walker

By Pam Walker

It's only ordinary for individuals to be interested by the ocean. existence originated within the oceans, and greater than one-half of the folks in the world dwell inside of 50 miles of the ocean. in spite of the fact that, even supposing we've despatched explorers to the moon and different areas of house, we nonetheless understand little in regards to the frontier that surrounds us. The attractive new "Life within the Sea" set offers younger readers with present, available information regarding the ocean and its creatures. This finished source at the ocean's population offers dwelling issues of their actual habitats, emphasizing the connection among marine biology and marine ecology. every one quantity makes a speciality of one particular zone of the marine global, discussing its actual features, the residing issues came across there, and the effect people have at the quarter. definitely the right better half to "Facts On File's lifestyles in the world" set (see dealing with page), this priceless reference offers a well-rounded view of marine lifestyles.

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