Quicklet on Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Quicklet on Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Author: Natacha Pavlov
Pages: 39
ISBN: 9781614647904
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Release: 2011-12-14
Editor: Hyperink Inc
Language: en

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ABOUT THE BOOK What do you think of when you picture a group of 6 to 12-year old boys? How do you imagine their behaviors to be, and how do they interact with each other? Perhaps like most people, you may envision harmless, tame, typical playful and somewhat innocent boys, just content to play and be around each other instead of "the bossy, rule-establishing grown ups". However, you may be surprised to find quite a drastically different group of young boys in William Golding's Lord of the Flies, making the novel a successful, ”if not also controversial”work of art. Lord of the Flies, William Golding's first novel, was published in 1954. (www.nobelprize.org) Written in 12 chapters and in third-person narrative, it recounts the events surrounding a group of young English boys on a deserted island during World War II. Golding's own war experience comes through in the novel as themes of the human condition, good and evil, government, and innocence stand out in rather explicit ways. Indeed the concept of original sin comes into play as the boys gradually lose their innocence and generally give into chaos and madness. MEET THE AUTHOR A current San Francisco Bay Area resident, Natacha Pavlov has been an avid reader and writer since her early years spent growing up in Brussels, Belgium. She earned her B.A. in Comparative World Literature from San Francisco State University and constantly flirts with the notion of earning her Master's/PhD someday. She has French-English non-profit translation experience and looks forward to increasing her writing through various platforms in the near future. Although the list keeps growing, she has interest in reading and writing about classics, mythology (of any/all traditions), horror/gothic fiction, 18th and 19th century French novels, Middle Eastern history and politics (particularly Palestine-Israel) and early Christianity. Fueled by her culturally diverse heritage, her educational and personal interests have led her to engage in extensive travel and to live in places such as Paris, France and Jerusalem, Israel. Amidst all, pens, papers and books have always proven loyal companions. And she won't lie, chocolate has always helped too! She strives to keep exploring the world through books as well as further travel experiences that will ensure continued growth. You can read about some of her experiences in Jerusalem at www.aneasterinjerusalem.blogspot.com.

Hairy Tales and Nursery Crimes

Hairy Tales and Nursery Crimes
Author: Michael Rosen
Pages: 79
ISBN: 0006726755
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Release: 1987-02
Editor: Collins
Language: en

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A Different Kind of Classroom

A Different Kind of Classroom
Author: Robert J. Marzano
Pages: 191
ISBN: 0871201925
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Release: 1992
Editor: ASCD
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A guide to the Dimensions of Learning program covers such topics as instruction planning, curriculum design, and performance assessment.

The Original Accident

The Original Accident
Author: Paul Virilio
Pages: 120
ISBN: 9780745636146
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Release: 2007-02-27
Editor: Polity
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Virilio defines the ways in which postindustrial science has merged with out-and-out hyperterrorism to threaten the foundations of Greco-Roman, Judeo-Christian civilisation, and the future of the planet with them, through innovation of mass catastrophes that are part and parcel of its panoply of inventions.

Lamia

Lamia
Author: John Keats
Pages: 67
ISBN: HARVARD:HWKCT7
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Release: 1888
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Quick Let s Get Out of Here

Quick  Let s Get Out of Here
Author: Michael Rosen
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780141957067
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Release: 2007-05-03
Editor: Penguin UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Shreddies in my hair. I looked at Eddie. Eddie's looking at me. Big grin on his face. I knew he had done it. Last week he put pepper in the raisins. The yucky things your borther does, the annoying things your parents say, the funny things you feel. Michael Rosen knows all about YOU! Look inside and see if he's spotted your deepest, darkest secrets. A much-loved classic of family life from the brilliant Michael Rosen & Quentin Blake.

The Vanity of Human Wishes

The Vanity of Human Wishes
Author: Samuel Johnson
Pages: 28
ISBN: OXFORD:N11716602
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Release: 1749
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Little Rabbit Foo Foo

Little Rabbit Foo Foo
Author: Michael Rosen,Arthur Robins
Pages: 32
ISBN: 0744598001
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Release: 2003
Editor: Walker Books Limited
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

He's wild, he's wicked, he's Little Rabbit Foo-Foo! The bully-boy bunny likes nothing better than to ride through the forest bopping everyone on the head. Wriggly worms, tigers, no one is safe. But here comes the Good Fairy - and she is not amused!

Historical Dictionary of Children s Literature

Historical Dictionary of Children s Literature
Author: Emer O'Sullivan
Pages: 372
ISBN: 0810874962
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Release: 2010-11-22
Editor: Scarecrow Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The Historical Dictionary of Children's Literature relates the history of children's literature through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries on authors, books, and genres.

Flesh in the Age of Reason

Flesh in the Age of Reason
Author: Roy Porter
Pages: 592
ISBN: 9780141912257
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Release: 2005-01-27
Editor: Penguin UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

'As an introduction to early modern thinking and the impact of past ideas on present lives, this book can find few equals and no superiors. Porter is a witty, humane writer with an extraordinary vocabulary and a sparkling sense of fun. Whether he is quoting from obscure medical texts or analysing scabrous diaries, dishing the dirt on long-dead bigwigs or evoking sympathy for human suffering, his grasp is masterly and his erudition appealing. I wish I could read it again for the first time: you can.' Times Educational Supplement, Book of the Week In this startlingly brilliant sequel to the prize-winning ENLIGHTENMENT Roy Porter completes his lifetime's work, offering a magical, enthusiastic and charming account of the writings of some of the most attractive figures ever to write English.

Dimensions of Learning Teachers Manual 2nd Edition

Dimensions of Learning Teachers Manual  2nd Edition
Author: Robert J. Marzano,Debra J. Pickering
Pages: 352
ISBN: 1416608974
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Release: 2009-06
Editor: Assn for Supervision & Curriculum
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The premise of Dimensions of Learning an instructional framework founded on the best of what researchers and theorists know about learning is that five types, or dimensions, of thinking are essential to successful learning. These are (1) positive attitudes and perceptions about learning, (2) thinking involved in acquiring and integrating knowledge, (3) thinking involved in extending and refining knowledge, (4) thinking involved in using knowledge meaningfully, and (5) productive habits of mind. Dimensions of Learning is a valuable tool for reorganizing curriculum, instruction, and assessment. The authors discuss each of the five dimensions in detail and describe hundreds of teaching strategies that support them for example, how to help students construct meaning for declarative knowledge, internalize procedural knowledge, and see the relevance of what they are expected to learn. The authors provide many examples at the elementary and secondary classroom levels. Teachers of grades K-12 can use this information to improve teaching and learning in any content area.

The History of Rasselas Prince of Abyssinia

The History of Rasselas  Prince of Abyssinia
Author: Samuel Johnson
Pages: 205
ISBN: UCM:5325874705
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Release: 1831
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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The Lives of the English Poets

The Lives of the English Poets
Author: Samuel Johnson
Pages: 1059
ISBN: BML:37001102502973
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Release: 1820
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Life of Savage

Life of Savage
Author: Samuel Johnson
Pages: 162
ISBN: UOM:39015002185133
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Release: 1971
Editor: Oxford : Clarendon Press
Language: en

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Preface to Shakespeare

Preface to Shakespeare
Author: Samuel Johnson
Pages: 60
ISBN: 9783732694686
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Release: 2018-05-23
Editor: BoD – Books on Demand
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Reproduction of the original: Preface to Shakespeare by Samuel Johnson

Miguel Street

Miguel Street
Author: V. S. Naipaul
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780307370617
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Release: 2012-11-13
Editor: Vintage Canada
Language: en

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To the residents of Miguel Street, a derelict corner of Trinidad’s capital, their neighbourhood is a complete world, where everybody is quite different from everybody else. There’s Popo the carpenter, who neglects his livelihood to build “the thing without a name;” Man-man, who goes from running for public office to staging his own crucifixion; Big Foot, the dreaded bully with glass tear ducts; and the lovely Mrs. Hereira, in thrall to her monstrous husband. Their lives (and the legends their neighbours construct around them) are rendered by V. S. Naipaul with Dickensian verve and Chekhovian compassion in this tender, funny novel.

Birds Beasts and Relatives

Birds  Beasts and Relatives
Author: Gerald Durrell
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780241981665
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Release: 2017-04-06
Editor: Penguin UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The follow up to My Family and Other Animals and the second book in The Corfu Trilogy, the beloved books that inspired ITV's television series The Durrells. In this second collection of tales concerning the Durrell family on the island of Corfu, young Gerry continues to be captivated by the fascinating flora and fauna of their adopted home - much to the bemusement and upset of his long suffering siblings and mother. Whether it's lamp fishing by night or roving the countryside with his mentor Theodore, Gerry encounters intoxicated hedgehogs, tarantulas, dung beetles, water spiders and other animals, some of which become the family's very unwanted pets.

A Soviet Heretic

A Soviet Heretic
Author: Yevgeny Zamyatin
Pages: 322
ISBN: 0226978664
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Release: 1974-08-01
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Tommy s Honor

Tommy s Honor
Author: Kevin Cook
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781101216866
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Release: 2007-04-05
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In the tradition of Seabiscuit, the riveting tale of two proud Scotsmen who beat all comers to become the heroes of a golden age—the dawn of professional golf. This essential golf history is now a major motion picture. Bringing to life golf’s founding father and son, Tommy’s Honor is a stirring tribute to two legendary players and a vivid evocation of their colorful, rip-roaring times. The Morrises were towering figures in their day. Old Tom, born in 1821, began life as a nobody—he was the son of a weaver and a maid. But he was born in St. Andrews, Scotland, the cradle of golf, and the game was in his blood. He became the Champion Golfer of Scotland, a national hero who won tournaments (and huge bets) while his young son looked on. As "Keeper of the Green" at the town’s ancient links, Tom deployed golf’s first lawnmower and banished sheep from the fairways. Then Young Tommy’s career took off. Handsome Tommy Morris, the Tiger Woods of the nineteenth century, was a more daring player than his father. Soon he surpassed Old Tom and dominated the game. But just as he reached his peak—with spectators flocking to see him play—Tommy’s life took a tragic turn, leading to his death at the age of twenty-four. That shock is at the heart of Tommy’s Honor. It left Tom to pick up the pieces—to honor his son by keeping Tommy’s memory alive. Like the New York Times bestseller The Greatest Game Ever Played, Tommy’s Honor is both fascinating history and a moving personal saga. Golfers will love it, but this book isn’t only for golfers. It’s for every son who has fought to escape a father’s shadow and for every father who had guided a son toward manhood, then found it hard to let him go.

No 44 The Mysterious Stranger

No  44  The Mysterious Stranger
Author: Mark Twain
Pages: 202
ISBN: 9780520270008
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Release: 2011-02-05
Editor: Univ of California Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This is the only authoritative text of this late novel. It reproduces the manuscript which Mark Twain wrote last, and the only one he finished or called the "The Mysterious Stranger." Albert Bigelow Paine's edition of the same name has been shown to be a textual fraud.