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  • Knit your bit a World War I story - Read On
    and his sister Ellie want to help Mikey is hoping to do something big That most certainly does not include knitting Boys don t knit Even after Ellie shows him a picture of firemen knitting Mikey refuses But a knit in with prizes in Central Park draws the boys of Miss Robin s class into a contest against the Purl Girls Let the knitting commence The day of the contest finds Mikey in the park trying to finish a pair of socks but a hole in the second sock means ripping it down and losing the contest However a chance encounter with a one legged soldier gives the single sock a home and offers Mikey a more rounded vision of what it means to help Hopkinson reached back into history to come up with this golden nugget during WWI women children and men took up knitting when it was discovered soldiers didn t have enough hats scarves and socks The bright telling is right at a kid s level and captures both the specificity of the time and universality of human interactions The author s note bolstered by an image of a contemporaneous poster puts the fiction in solid historical context Guarnaccia has chosen to illustrate in a style reminiscent of old time Sunday funnies which is perfect for the story Oversize and set on white backgrounds the pictures keep the focus on the amiable characters The story ends by reminding readers they can still knit for today s soldiers A terrific yarn Cooper Ilene Copyright 2010 Booklist School Library Journal c Copyright 2010 Library Journals LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source Inc No redistribution permitted K Gr 3 When his father leaves for World War I Mikey wants to do something big to help His teacher tells

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  • Halle Berry Academy Award/winning actress - Read On

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  • Batman undercover - Read On
    Library Reader Reviews Annotation Summary The Cosmic Obliterator a doomsday weapon capable of destroying entire planets has gone missing BATMAN is on the case but so far the only clue is a ticket to the Super Villain Crime Convention That

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  • Gemstones - Read On
    edition of the clearest most authoritative guide to gemstones you will findFrom Amber to Rubellite discover over 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones organic gemstones and precious metals 800 incredible photos precise annotations and detailed descriptions including everything from gemstone shapes to their composition will help you to identify different stones quickly and easily Covers everything from what a gemstone is and where they occur to the natural properties

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  • The practicing mind developing focus and discipline in your life : master any skill or challenge by learning to love the process - Read On
    or challenge by learning to love the process The practicing mind developing focus and discipline in your life master any skill or challenge by learning to love the process Author Sterner Thomas M Publisher New World Library 2012 ISBN 9781608680900 pbk alk paper Find in Library Reader Reviews Annotation Summary The technological speed habitual multi tasking and promises of instant gratification of modern life don t help at alleviating failure

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  • My Father is a Book A Memoir of Bernard Malamud - Read On
    p 266 Notes p 283 Acknowledgments p 291 Terms of Use Author Notes Janna Malamud Smith is the author of An Absorbing Errand How Artists and Craftsmen Make Their Way to Mastery A Potent Spell Mother Love and the Power of Fear and Private Matters In Defense of the Personal Life She has written for The New York Times The Boston Globe The Huffington Post and The Threepenny Review among

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  • Ahsoka in action!. - Read On
    Summary Get your child hooked on reading as they meet some of the amazing creatures from the Star Wars Clone Wars seriesDesigned to engage even the most reluctant reader your child will read all about the Ahsoka and her amazing adventures together with other astounding characters from the Clone Wars universe Filled with amazing action shots and pictures from Clone Wars Star Wars The Clone Wars Ahsoka in Action is

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  • Innovation generation how to produce creative and useful scientific ideas - Read On
    Overcoming Bias p 71 The Brain and Creativity The Seat of Inspiration p 75 The Brain and Creativity Getting Out in Front p 81 Asking and Answering a Scientific Question Through Innovation The Joy of Science p 93 Asking the Right Question p 98 How Is a Marriage Like a Matchbox p 107 Flip it p 117 A Man Walked into a Bar p 131 The Power of Group Intelligence p 144 Getting the Most from a Group p 156 Incubation p 162 Testing Your Ideas p 168 That Right Idea p 180 The Stodginess of Science p 191 Overcoming the Stodginess of Science p 197 Innovation Incubators p 208 References p 217 Answers to Exercises p 235 Index p 253 Terms of Use Summary Whether you are a student or an established scientist researcher or engineer you can learn to be more innovative In Innovation Generation internationally renowned physician and scientist Roberta Ness provides all the tools you need to cast aside your habitual ways of navigating the every day world and to think outside the box Based on an extraordinarily successful program at the University of Texas this book provides proven techniques to expand your ability to generate

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