Download E-books Brighty of the Grand Canyon (Marguerite Henry Horseshoe Library) PDF

By Marguerite Henry, Wesley Dennis

Some time past, a lone little burro roamed the excessive cliffs of the Grand Canyon and touched the hearts of all who knew him: a grizzled previous miner, a big-game hunter, even President Teddy Roosevelt. Named Brighty through the prospector who befriended him, he remained a loose spirit at middle. but if a ruthless claim-jumper murdered the prospector, dependable Brighty risked every little thing to carry the killer to justice.
Brighty's adventures have extremely joyful generations of readers, and he has develop into the logo of a joyous lifestyle. a few humans say for you to even see his spirit roving the canyon on moonlit nights-forever wild, endlessly unfastened.

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Download E-books Emily Windsnap and the Monster from the Deep PDF

By Liz Kessler

An mesmerizing story with a superb monster, attractive characters, lots of mermaid magic, and a page-turning tale, Liz Kessler's new middle-grade delusion has the entire allure and heat of its predecessor, THE TAIL OF EMILY WINDSNAP.

Picture an island set in a glittering blue sea, glowing with white sand and palm bushes, a mystery position the place people and merfolk reside jointly and the place a woman who grows a mermaid's tail while she enters the water isn't really thought of an issue. To Emily Windsnap - part mermaid, part human - her new house is ideal. that's, until eventually Emily ruins every little thing by means of waking a mythical sea monster often called the Kraken from its hundred-year sleep. because the Kraken rises from the deep, placing the way forward for the islanders in jeopardy, Emily makes a determined try to shop them. yet how may she have dreamed that her ally, Shona, may cease speaking to her, or that Mandy Rushton, her outdated enemy from junior excessive, might happen while least anticipated?

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Download E-books Pregnancy for Modern Girls: The Naked Truth About Being Pregnant PDF

By Hollie Smith

If you would like a sugar-coated advisor to being pregnant, this is not it! With you thru each level, the being pregnant for contemporary women is a clean, honest consultant to 9 months of frightening judgements, clinical jargon and life-changing occasions. From scans, maternity go away and customary being pregnant diseases, to what labour's rather like, we inform you immediately - the type of frank, sincere suggestion you predict out of your top mate. We disguise the questions that you will actually need the solutions to yet won't are looking to ask, together with: * I bought particularly under the influence of alcohol within the first three months - will my child be okay? * Will i must put on massive pants? * what is an episiotomy? * Are piles inevitable? * am i able to nonetheless have intercourse while i am large? * jam-packed with sensible suggestion, this e-book may help waylay your fears and confirm you're making definitely the right offerings for you and your child.

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Download E-books Secret Water PDF

By Arthur Ransome

The Swallows are marooned with a bit crusing boat for corporation. Will they live on their probability to turn into real explorers?
     When the Walker family's vacation plans are ruined by means of Daddy having to paintings, the complete summer time turns out misplaced at sea. yet a lifeless vacation for the youngsters is just too depressing to undergo so their mom and dad hatch a plan. The Swallows are to be marooned on an island with just a clean map and a bit crusing dinghy. Their activity? To discover and chart the realm, stay away from the unending dust and continue to exist. And what do they observe? good, they won't be as by myself as they first proposal.

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Download E-books Python for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Programming PDF

By Jason R. Briggs

For youngsters elderly 10+ (And Their Parents)

The code during this publication runs on nearly something: home windows, Mac, Linux, even an OLPC computer or Raspberry Pi!

Python is a strong, expressive programming language that is effortless to profit and enjoyable to exploit! yet books approximately studying to software in Python might be type of boring, grey, and dull, and that is no enjoyable for anyone.

Python for Kids brings Python to lifestyles and brings you (and your mom and dad) into the realm of programming. The ever-patient Jason R. Briggs will advisor you thru the fundamentals as you test with special (and frequently hilarious) instance courses that characteristic starving monsters, mystery brokers, thieving ravens, and extra. New phrases are outlined; code is coloured, dissected, and defined; and quirky, full-color illustrations hold issues at the lighter side.

Chapters finish with programming puzzles designed to stretch your mind and advance your figuring out. by way of the tip of the publication you should have programmed whole video games: a a twin of the recognized Pong and "Mr. Stick guy Races for the Exit"—a platform video game with jumps, animation, and lots more and plenty more.

As you strike out in your programming event, you will learn the way to:

  • Use basic information buildings like lists, tuples, and maps
  • Organize and reuse your code with services and modules
  • Use keep watch over buildings like loops and conditional statements
  • Draw shapes and styles with Python's turtle module
  • Create video games, animations, and different graphical wonders with tkinter

Why may still severe adults have the entire enjoyable? Python for Kids is your price tag into the fantastic international of desktop programming.

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Download E-books The Cult of LEGO PDF

By John Baichtal, Joe Meno

No, this is not a booklet approximately becoming a member of a few fringe cult. it is a ebook by way of LEGO lovers, for LEGO enthusiasts, and also you and your children will love it.

In The Cult of LEGO, Wired's GeekDad blogger John Baichtal and BrickJournal founder Joe Meno take you on a powerful, illustrated journey of the LEGO group, its humans, and their creations.

The Cult of LEGO introduces us to fanatics and developers from all walks of lifestyles. humans like specialist LEGO artist Nathan Sawaya; enigmatic Dutch painter Ego Leonard (who continues that he's, in truth, a LEGO minifig); Angus MacLane, a Pixar animator who builds CubeDudes, immediately recognizable likenesses of fictional characters; Brick testomony writer Brendan Powell Smith, who makes use of LEGO to demonstrate biblical tales; and Henry Lim, whose paintings contains a sequence of versions recreating M.C. Escher lithographs and a full-scale, functioning LEGO harpsichord.

Marvel at dazzling LEGO creations like:

- A life-sized Stegosaurus and an 80,000-brick T. Rex skeleton
- exact microscale types of landmarks just like the Acropolis and Yankee Stadium
- A 22-foot lengthy, 350-pound new edition of the realm struggle II battleship Yamato
- A robot, great chess set which may replay old suits or tackle an opponent
- A three-level, remote-controlled Jawa Sandcrawler, whole with relocating conveyor belt
- even if you are a card-carrying LEGO enthusiast or simply pondering fondly approximately that dusty field of - LEGO in garage, The Cult of LEGO will motivate you to take out your bricks and construct anything amazing.

Gold Medal, autonomous writer booklet Award, "IPPY" for Pop Culture

Silver Medal, 2012 ForeWord ebook of the 12 months Awards for Crafts and Hobbies

Grand Prize, 2012 San Francisco ebook Festival

Selected for the verbal exchange Arts 2012 layout Annual

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Download E-books Hummingbird PDF

By Kimberly Greene Angle

Twelve-year-old March Anne Tanner’s lifestyles is tied to the straightforward rhythms and cycles of the watermelon farm in Jubilee, Georgia, that she has grown up on. due to Grenna, her grandmother and surrogate mom, March Anne has discovered every little thing she must find out about seeds, vine pruning, and harvesting melons and pumpkins. And even if Grenna has attempted to coach March Anne approximately her ancestors, March Anne has regularly been uncomfortable with the kinfolk identify she’s been given and doesn’t like. And so, in mystery conferences deep within the woods, March Anne and her most sensible associates shape the Pseudonymphs, whose names switch with the seasons.

When Grenna suffers a middle assault, March Anne needs to face an doubtful destiny and confront her previous. in the midst of all of it, a ruby-throated hummingbird comes to a decision to iciness on the Tanners’ and turns into a resource of enjoyment and concept as March Anne prepares for Grenna’s passing and trips towards self-acceptance.

This candy and tangy debut introduces a memorable forged of characters who come to benefit that grace can abide inside and past the realities of ache and loss.

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Download E-books Monster Fish Frenzy (Wiley and Grampa's Creature Features, No. 3) PDF

By Kirk Scroggs

Within the 3rd publication within the sequence, hapless, goofy Grampa and his grandson Wiley are in for an additional zany experience: they're out to seize Moby Fizz, the most important, bloated, such a lot deformed bass the realm has ever known--dead, alive or deep-fried. Readers be warned: you are approximately to work out prehistoric fish the scale of a small city, you are going to witness a terrifying pirhana assault, and you may even see Grampa donning not anything yet a grass skirt. that is correct, it ain't lovely. And it ain't effortless plunging the depths of Lake Putrid to catch a whale--at least no longer with out the aid of Gramma and the reunited Gingham County women water skiiing crew, and Paco, Grampa's prized puppy goldfish.

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Download E-books Bambi's Children: The Story of a Forest Family (Bambi's Classic Animal Tales) PDF

Meet the recent fawns within the wooded area: the descendants of Bambi detect the woods during this refreshed variation of the sequel to Bambi, entire with new illustrations.

Twin fawns Geno and Gurri are the kids of Faline and Bambi. The pair needs to develop up and navigate the area of the woods with assistance from their mom and Bambi, the hot Prince of the Forest.

But for younger fawns, the wild may be risky. Gurri is injured by way of a fox and has a run-in with the main harmful of creatures: guy. Geno is challenged through rival deer and concerns concerning the drawing close struggle. but if the relations starts off to collapse, it's the widespread presence of Bambi who attempts to set it correct again.

This attractive repackage of the sequel to the liked vintage Bambi, tells the tale of a woodland kin and the struggles of turning out to be up. entire with fresh illustrations from artist Richard Cowdrey.

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Download E-books Slithery Snakes PDF

By Roxie Munro

The snakes during this ebook are slithery...and probably a bit frightening. yet they’re additionally appealing! Slithery Snakes bargains clues approximately those creepy creatures and offers you an up-close examine their outstanding pores and skin styles. are you aware which type of snake is called after a piece of writing of garments males as soon as wore to carry up their socks? Or which snake has venom two times as deadly as a rattlesnake’s? Or which snake seemed at the first flag of the USA? Guess—and then flip the web page to determine! Slither! Hiss!

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