Tag Archives: 20th Century

5 Steps to a 5 AP U.S. History, 2010-2011 Edition (5 Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement Examinations Series)

Author: Stephen Armstrong Publisher: McGraw-Hill Product Description A Perfect Plan for the Perfect Score We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That’s why we’ve created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of […]

Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Maya Angelou Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Product Description “ANGELS AND Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look heavenward,” Maya Angelou writes, “and speak the word aloud. Peace.” Angelou’s moving poem is a radiant affirmation of the goodness of humanity. First read at the 2005 White House tree-lighting ceremony, it comes alive again as […]

Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Maya Angelou Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Product Description “ANGELS AND Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look heavenward,” Maya Angelou writes, “and speak the word aloud. Peace.” Angelou’s moving poem is a radiant affirmation of the goodness of humanity. First read at the 2005 White House tree-lighting ceremony, it comes alive again as […]

All the World

Rating: (24 reviews) Author: Liz Garton Scanlon Publisher: Beach Lane Books Product Description All the world is here. It is there. It is everywhere. All the world is right where you are. Now. Following a circle of family and friends through the course of a day from morning till night, this book affirms the importance […]

Frankenstein Takes the Cake

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Adam Rex Publisher: Harcourt Children’s Books Product Description No one ever said it was easy being a monster. Take Frankenstein, for instance: He just wants to marry his undead bride in peace, but his best man, Dracula, is freaking out about the garlic bread. Then there’s the Headless Horseman, who wishes […]

Hellboy Volume 8: Darkness Calls (Hellboy (Graphic Novels)) (Hellboy (Graphic Novels))

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Mike Mignola, Duncan Fegredo, Dave Stewart Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Product Description Hellboy has finally returned from his adventures at sea, but no sooner has he settled on land than a conclave of witches drags him from his respite and into the heart of Russian folklore, where he becomes the quarry […]

People of the Book: A Novel

Rating: (105 reviews) Author: Geraldine Brooks Publisher: Viking Adult Amazon.com Amazon Best of the Month, January 2008: One of the earliest Jewish religious volumes to be illuminated with images, the Sarajevo Haggadah survived centuries of purges and wars thanks to people of all faiths who risked their lives to safeguard it. Geraldine Brooks, the Pulitzer […]

Cracking the AP English Literature Exam, 2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description Scoring high on the AP English Literature Exam is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about English literature—only the strategies and information you’ll need to get your highest score. In Cracking […]

Barron’s AP United States History 2008 (Barron’s How to Prepare for the Ap United States History Advanced Placement Examination)

Author: William O. Kellogg Ed.M. Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Product Description Barron’s newly updated Advanced Placement U.S. History test preparation manual presents two full-length practice exams with answer keys and explanatory comments covering all questions. The author also provides extensive study and test-taking advice, followed by an overview of U.S. history from the Colonial era […]

Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Book Description Scoring high on the AP World History Exam is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about World history—only the strategies and information you’ll need to get your highest score. In Cracking […]

Cracking the AP U.S. History Exam, 2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Book Description Scoring high on the AP U.S. History Exam is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about American history—only the strategies and information you’ll need to get your highest score. In Cracking the AP U.S. […]

The Story of Martin Luther King Jr.

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Johnny Ray Moore Publisher: Ideals Publications Book Description This little boardbook uses only approximately 200 words to tell about the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and to explain, in simple terms, how he ended segegation in America

Light Unlocked: Christmas Card Poems

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: Enitharmon Press

Timothy Cratchit’s Christmas Carol, 1917

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Dale Powell, Charles Dickens Publisher: Dickens World Book Description The original sequel to a Christmas Carol from DickensWorld. Get it in its original form. No more copies of this version of this critically acclaimed masterpiece will be printed.

Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Maya Angelou Publisher: Random House Book Description In this beautiful, deeply moving poem, Maya Angelou inspires us to embrace the peace and promise of Christmas, so that hope and love can once again light up our holidays and the world. “Angels and Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look heavenward,” she writes, “and […]

The Man in the High Castle

Rating: (158 reviews) Author: Philip K. Dick Publisher: Vintage Book Description It’s America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. the few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some 20 years earlier the United States lost a war–and […]

The Chosen

Rating: (291 reviews) Author: Chaim Potok Publisher: Fawcett Amazon.com Few stories offer more warmth, wisdom, or generosity than this tale of two boys, their fathers, their friendship, and the chaotic times in which they live. Though on the surface it explores religious faith–the intellectually committed as well as the passionately observant–the struggles addressed in The […]

The Night before Christmas

Rating: (42 reviews) Author: Clement Clarke Moore Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Amazon.com Whose tiny faces are peeking out from Santa’s golden sleigh? Yikes! It’s two of Santa’s elves who are Christmas Eve stowaways. Beloved illustrator Jan Brett’s version of The Night Before Christmas lets these two mischievous elves add their rambunctious spirit to this familiar 1823 […]

The Torn Skirt

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: Rebecca Godfrey Publisher: Harper Perennial Book Description I was born with a fever, but it seemed to subside for sixteen years. . . . And then as I turned sixteen and stopped smiling, the fever returned though my skin stayed pale and sure, showing no sign of the heat inside me. […]

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Rating: (1228 reviews) Author: Stephen Chbosky Publisher: MTV Amazon.com What is most notable about this funny, touching, memorable first novel from Stephen Chbosky is the resounding accuracy with which the author captures the voice of a boy teetering on the brink of adulthood. Charlie is a freshman. And while’s he’s not the biggest geek in […]

The Time Machine (Signet Classics)

Rating: (311 reviews) Author: H.G. Wells Publisher: New American Library Book Description The story that launched Wells’s successful career-the classic tale of the Time Traveler and the extraordinary world he discovers in the far distant future. A haunting portrayal of Darwin’s evolutionary theory carried to a terrible conclusion. Download Description When the Time Traveler courageously […]