The Banana Bunch and the Magic Show

The Banana Bunch and the Magic Show Author Harriet Ziefert
ISBN-10 160905461X
Year 2014-08
Pages 72
Language en
Publisher
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Friends who call themselves the Banana Bunch go on a picnic, play in the park, agree on a secret club password, and raise money by putting on a magic show that ends with Scruffy the dog disappearing. Includes suggestions for magic-related activities.

Psychology

Psychology Author Henry L. Roediger
ISBN-10 0314061606
Year 1996
Pages 804
Language en
Publisher Wadsworth Publishing Company
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This is an upper-level introductory psychology text that incorporates cutting-edge material to present the core aspects of psychology. The authors use a set of five themes that are woven throughout the text to unite all of the material. These primary themes or emphases, introduced in Chapter 1, include: biological, learning, cognitive, developmental, and sociocultural factors. Then in each succeeding chapter the themes are (a) introduced at the beginning of the chapter in a set of Thematic Questions, (b) woven into the chapter material, and (c) summarized at the end in Themes in Review. New features have been added to this edition to create a more exciting and visually enhanced text.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Magic Tricks

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Magic Tricks Author Tom Ogden
ISBN-10 0028627075
Year 1998-11-01
Pages 374
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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Presents step-by-step instructions for performing hundreds of tricks, provides tips on establishing a stage presence, and offers methods and styles of master magicians

Magic Lemonade

Magic Lemonade Author Joyce Dunbar
ISBN-10 0613528751
Year 2001-10-01
Pages 48
Language en
Publisher Turtleback
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Bossy Zoe pretends she is a queen, but her friends ignore her until she offers them magic lemonade.

Anna and the French Kiss

Anna and the French Kiss Author Stephanie Perkins
ISBN-10 9781409579953
Year 2013-12-16
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
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Anna is less than thrilled to be shipped off to boarding school in Paris, leaving a fledgling romance behind – until she meets Étienne St. Clair. Smart, charming, beautiful, Étienne has it all...including a girlfriend. But in the City of Light, wishes have a way of coming true. Will a year of romantic near-misses end with a longed-for French kiss? "Magical...really captures the feeling of being in love" - Cassandra Clare, author of The Mortal Instruments series NPR's Year's Best Teen Reads, 2010. NPR's 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels, Number 53. Cybils Award Finalist for Young Adult Fiction, 2011. YALSA's Best Fiction for Young Adults. 2012 list YALSA's Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults: Forbidden Romance, 2012. TAYSHAS Reading List, 2012. Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers, Honor, 2012-13.

The Eight

The Eight Author Katherine Neville
ISBN-10 9781504013673
Year 2015-07-21
Pages 549
Language en
Publisher Open Road Media
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The riveting #1 international bestselling novel about the quest across centuries by two intrepid women in different eras to reunite the pieces of a powerful, ancient chess set A fabulous, bejeweled chess set that belonged to Charlemagne has been buried in a Pyrenees abbey for a thousand years. As the bloody French Revolution rages in Paris, the nuns dig it up and scatter its pieces across the globe because, when united, the set contains a secret power that could topple civilizations. To keep the set from falling into the wrong hands, two novices, Valentine and Mireille, embark on an adventure that begins in the streets of Paris and leads to Russia, Egypt, Corsica, and into the heart of the Algerian Sahara. Two hundred years later, while on assignment in Algeria, computer expert Catherine Velis finds herself drawn unwillingly into the deadly “Game” still swirling around the legendary chess set—a game that will require her to risk her life and match wits with diabolical forces. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Katherine Neville including rare images from her life and travels.

Out of My Mind

Out of My Mind Author Sharon M. Draper
ISBN-10 9781416971719
Year 2012-05-01
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Considered by many to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time.

The Android s Dream

The Android s Dream Author John Scalzi
ISBN-10 9781429914703
Year 2007-04-01
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Tor Books
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A human diplomat kills his alien counterpart. Earth is on the verge of war with a vastly superior alien race. A lone man races against time and a host of enemies to find the one object that can save our planet and our people from alien enslavement... A sheep. That's right, a sheep. And if you think that's the most surprising thing about this book, wait until you read Chapter One. Welcome to The Android's Dream. For Harry Creek, it's quickly becoming a nightmare. All he wants is to do his uncomplicated mid-level diplomatic job with Earth's State Department. But his past training and skills get him tapped to save the planet--and to protect pet store owner Robin Baker, whose own past holds the key to the whereabouts of that lost sheep. Doing both will take him from lava-strewn battlefields to alien halls of power. All in a day's work. Maybe it's time for a raise. Throw in two-timing freelance mercenaries, political lobbyists with megalomaniac tendencies, aliens on a religious quest, and an artificial intelligence with unusual backstory, and you've got more than just your usual science fiction adventure story. You've got The Android's Dream. Old Man's War Series #1 Old Man’s War #2 The Ghost Brigades #3 The Last Colony #4 Zoe’s Tale #5 The Human Division #6 The End of All Things Short fiction: “After the Coup” Other Tor Books The Android’s Dream Agent to the Stars Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded Fuzzy Nation Redshirts Lock In The Collapsing Empire (forthcoming) At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Supremes at Earl s All You Can Eat

The Supremes at Earl s All You Can Eat Author Edward Kelsey Moore
ISBN-10 9780307959935
Year 2013-03-12
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Vintage
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This diner in Plainview, Indiana is home away from home for Odette, Clarice, and Barbara Jean. Dubbed "The Supremes" by high school pals in the tumultuous 1960s, they’ve weathered life’s storms for over four decades and counseled one another through marriage and children, happiness and the blues. Now, however, they’re about to face their most challenging year yet. Proud, talented Clarice is struggling to keep up appearances as she deals with her husband’s humiliating infidelities; beautiful Barbara Jean is rocked by the tragic reverberations of a youthful love affair; and fearless Odette is about to embark on the most terrifying battle of her life. With wit, style and sublime talent, Edward Kelsey Moore brings together three devoted allies in a warmhearted novel that celebrates female friendship and second chances.

The Underneath

The Underneath Author Kathi Appelt
ISBN-10 9781416998587
Year 2012-07-24
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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There is nothing lonelier than a cat who has been loved, at least for a while, and then abandoned on the side of the road. A calico cat, about to have kittens, hears the lonely howl of a chained-up hound deep in the backwaters of the bayou. She dares to find him in the forest, and the hound dares to befriend this cat, this feline, this creature he is supposed to hate. They are an unlikely pair, about to become an unlikely family. Ranger urges the cat to hide underneath the porch, to raise her kittens there because Gar-Face, the man living inside the house, will surely use them as alligator bait should he find them. But they are safe in the Underneath...as long as they stay in the Underneath. Kittens, however, are notoriously curious creatures. And one kitten’s one moment of curiosity sets off a chain of events that is astonishing, remarkable, and enormous in its meaning. For everyone who loves Sounder, Shiloh, and The Yearling, for everyone who loves the haunting beauty of writers such as Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Flannery O’Connor, and Carson McCullers, Kathi Appelt spins a harrowing yet keenly sweet tale about the power of love—and its opposite, hate—the fragility of happiness and the importance of making good on your promises.

Shoe Dog Young Readers Edition

Shoe Dog  Young Readers Edition Author Phil Knight
ISBN-10 9781471170126
Year 2017-09-26
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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In this young readers edition of the international bestseller, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight 'offers a rare and revealing look at the notoriously media-shy man behind the swoosh' (Booklist), opening up about how he went from being a track star at an Oregon high school to the founder of a brand and company that changed everything. You must forget your limits. It was only when Phil Knight got cut from the baseball team as a high school freshman that his mother suggested he try out for track instead. Knight made the track team and he found he could run fast and even more he liked it. Ten years later, young and searching, Knight borrowed fifty dollars from his father and launched a company with one simple mission: import high-quality running shoes from Japan. Selling the shoes from the boot of his car to start, he and his gang of friends and runners built one of the most successful brands ever. Phil Knight encountered risks and setbacks along the way, but always followed his own advice. Just keep going. Don’t stop. Whatever comes up, don’t stop. Filled with wisdom, humanity, humour and heart, the young readers edition of the bestselling Shoe Dog is a story of determination that inspires all who read it. This is an abridged edition of the internationally bestselling adult book, but in addition it includes new frontmatter and backmatter, an introduction to the younger reader and 'A Letter to the Young Reader' that provides advice from Phil Knight for the battles that lie ahead for young people.

Magic by the Lake

Magic by the Lake Author Edward Eager
ISBN-10 9780547892429
Year 1999-03-31
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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When wishing for magic, it's hard not to wish for too much. If Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha had stopped to think—oh, if they had only stopped to think!—they would have ordered magic by the pound, or by the day, or even by the halves as they had in Half Magic. But no, they asked for magic by the lake—and now they have to deal with a whole lakeful of enchantment! Soon the children are awash in magic. They find themselves cavorting with mermaids, outwitting pirates, and—with the help of a cranky old turtle—granting a little magical help to the one person who needs it most.