Bone is a punked-out teenager, living in a trailer with his alcoholic mother and abusive stepfather. Rejected by his parents, out of school and in trouble with the police, he''s now into drugs and shoplifting as he drifts through dope squats and shopping malls. Until, breaking away from a group of biker thieves, he finds refuge in an abandoned school bus with I-Man, an exiled Rastafarian who dramatically changes his life.
Four narrators--bus driver Dolores, upright Bill, shrewd Mitchell, and teenaged Nichole--address agonizing questions as they describe an accident that killed fourteen children and the effects of the tragedy on themselves and their town
Une histoire rimée pleine de drôlerie, écrite spécialement pour encourager la découverte des mots et des sons de chaque lettre. Attention, ces bourdons adeptes du ski nautique sont incontrôlables!
Les élèves bourdons de Miss Honey veulent s'essayer au ski nautique à la pause-déjeuner. Comment leur aventure se terminera-t-elle? Pour le savoir, lisez le dernier-né hilarant de la famille Phonics Readers. Avec en prime un contenu audio en ligne.
Tout le monde a parfois besoin d'un câlin, même les insectes. Bob vit seul. Qui va bien pouvoir lui faire un câlin? Il décide de se faire des amis... mais les câlins ne sont pas si faciles à trouver. Bob va-t-il réussir?
Vous le saurez en lisant ce nouvel ouvrage plein de tendresse de la collection Bug Tales.
Tous les mensonges, même en béton, finissent par se retourner contre leur auteur. Qui a cassé la fenêtre d'Abeille avec son ballon? Ce n'est pas Guy la mouche. En tout cas c'est ce qu'elle prétend... Les enfants découvriront avec surprise l'incroyable mensonge de Guy dans cette histoire grouillante d'insectes.
Une histoire amusante pour apprendre aux enfants l'importance de la vérité.
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The Bigtree children struggle to protect their Florida Everglades alligator-wrestling theme park from a sophisticated competitor after losing their parents.
Hannah Musgrave is on the run: from her adoring parents, her many lovers, even from herself. As a young woman she worked for a Boston terrorist group which has put her on the FBI's most wanted list, forcing her to flee to Liberia in West Africa. There she marries an ambitious young politician and settles down. But Hannah can never quite bridge the differences between herself and her African husband. Liberia is a country on the verge of explosion and the threat of civil war is ever present. The violent events that follow touch everyone close to Hannah and, once again, she has to flee. This time, though, the past won't disappear.
Suspended in a strangely modern-day version of limbo, a young man must create a life for himself in the wake of incarceration. Known only as the Kid, and on probation after doing time for a liaison with an underage girl, he is shackled to a GPS monitoring device and forbidden to live within 2,500 feet of anywhere children might gather.
Losing her father to a heart attack on the same night she meets a politically liberal artist, scandal-marked heiress Vanessa Cole hides a dark family secret that takes her from the Adirondacks to war-torn Europe and threatens everyone she encounters. By the author of
It's Opening Day at the White Horse Hotel. The staff of unicorns are all dressed in their smart new uniforms, ready to greet Lord Stork. But these clumsy unicorns cause one disaster after another. Can anything persuade their very first guest to stay?
A collection of Greek myths, featuring the Greek heroes and monsters, with six stories starring Perseus and Medusa, Pegasus, Heracles, Odysseus, the Wooden Horse and the Minotaur. It includes a section after the stories that gives more details on the various gods and other Greek myths.
First novel in the Lennox series, featuring a tough private detective in 1950s' Glasgow by the award-winning author of the Fabel books.
The first story collection in a decade from the great Russell Banks
Following the global success of the first edition of The Silver Spoon for Children (adapted especially for children from the most influential Italian cookbook of the last 50 years), and to mark the 10-year anniversary of its publication, this newly designed edition presents a fresh, easy-touse layout. Kids will love to cook and eat the authentic regional Italian dishes - chosen by a nutritional specialist for their simple instructions, achievability, and balanced nutrition. With its charming, specially commissioned illustrations, a lively layout, and bright and tempting photographs of the finished dishes, this book is sure to please budding cooks in kitchens around the world.
The divide between the digital and the real world no longer exists: we are connected all the time. How do we find out who we are within this digital era? Where do we create the space to explore our identity? How can we come together and create solidarity?
The glitch is often dismissed as an error, a faulty overlaying, but, as Legacy Russell shows, liberation can be found within the fissures between gender, technology and the body that it creates. The glitch offers the opportunity for us to perform and transform ourselves in an infinite variety of identities. In Glitch Feminism, Russell makes a series of radical demands through memoir, art and critical theory, and the work of contemporary artists who have travelled through the glitch in their work.
Timely and provocative, Glitch Feminism shows how the error can be a revolution.