Tag Archives: Humanities

Cracking the AP European History Exam, 2011 Edition (College Test Preparation)

Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description Cracking the AP European History Exam, 2011 Edition provides the strategies and information you need to get your best score on the AP European History test. Inside this guide you’ll find proven techniques from the test-prep experts and much more, including: •2 full-length AP European History practice […]

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 […]

Mouse and Mole and the Christmas Walk

Author: Doug Cushman Publisher: W H Freeman & Co (Sd) Product Description From the author/illustrator of Mouse & Mole and the Year-Round Garden, this warm tale is a delightful way to learn about nature’s gifts. Together with his wise friend Mole, Mouse searches for and finds the perfect Christmas tree. The borders of each page […]

A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Stories (Signet Classics)

Rating: (199 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Signet Classics Product Description Dickens’ most beloved story, “A Christmas Carol” is as much a part of Christmas as mistletoe and carolers—and with “A Christmas Tree,” “Christmas Dinner,” as well as the Christmas chapters from The Pickwick Papers, this collection is a perfect gift.

A Christmas Carol: And Other Christmas Stories (Signet Classic)

Rating: (199 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Signet Classics Product Description A timeless collection no miser should be without. Every Christmas season, this heartwarming tale stirs in us the feelings of forgiveness and repentance that transform Scrooge from miser-“Bah, humbug!”-to merrymaker. Dickens’s other Christmas stories in this collection also evoke both the tragedy of those […]

The Catcher in the Rye

Rating: (2986 reviews) Author: J.D. Salinger Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Product Description Holden, knowing he is to be expelled from school, decides to leave early. He spends three days in New York City and tells the story of what he did and suffered there. Amazon.com Review Since his debut in 1951 as The Catcher […]

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Rating: (388 reviews) Author: Zora Neale Hurston Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics Product Description One of the most important works of twentieth-century American literature, Zora Neale Hurston’s beloved 1937 classic, Their Eyes Were Watching God, is an enduring Southern love story sparkling with wit, beauty, and heartfelt wisdom. Told in the captivating voice of a […]

Emma (Penguin Classics)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Jane Austen Publisher: Penguin Classics Hardcover

A Christmas Carol: Play (Acting Edition)

Author: John Mortimer Publisher: Samuel French Ltd Product Description Charles Dickens’ tale of Ebenezer Scrooge’s transformation from embittered skinflint to generous benefactor has been dramatized by Mortimer. It retains Dickens’ own ironic point of view through the use of the a chorus to propel the drama.

The Christmas Books: Volume 1: A Christmas Carol and The Chimes (Penguin English Library)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Penguin Classics Product Description In October 1843, Dickens hit upon the idea of writing a story that would not only celebrate Christmas but alert people to the desperate needs of England’s poor. “The Christmas Carol” was the result. “The Chimes” is a topical satire set on New Year’s Eve.

A Christmas Carol (Everyman’s Library Children’s Classics)

Rating: (198 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Everyman’s Library Product Description Through the intervention of four ghosts, Ebenezer Scrooge is shown the spirit of Christmas.

Barron’s AP English Literature and Composition, 3rd Edition

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: George Ehrenhaft Ed.D. Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Product Description This updated manual presents five full-length practice AP exams with all questions answered and clearly explained. To help students prepare for multiple-choice questions, the book offers many sample questions on poetry and prose fiction, along with commonsense tactics for choosing correct answers. […]

Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses

Rating: (145 reviews) Author: Dorothy Richmond Publisher: McGraw-Hill Product Description This convenient worktext gives students a unique approach to learning, remembering, and reviewing how to use Spanish verbs correctly. The book provides a systematic presentation and review of Spanish verb forms and explains when and why a certain verb tense should be used. Practice Makes […]

Barron’s AP Music Theory with Audio Compact Discs

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Nancy Scoggin Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Product Description This brand-new addition to Barron’s series of Advanced Placement test prep manuals presents a comprehensive review of music theory, followed by two full-length practice tests with all questions answered and explained. These practice tests include both aural and non-aural sections. The four audio […]

Charles Dickens Four Complete Novels (Great Expectations, Hard Times, A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities)

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Gramercy Product Description Includes the major works by one of the greatest names in literature. Namely, Great Expectations, Hard Times, A Christmas Carol and A Tale of Two Cities. This Library of Literary Classics edition is bound in padded leather with luxurious gold-stamping on the front and spine, […]

A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens: Pictured by Arthur I. Keller – 1914 Reprint (2009)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: CreateSpace Product Description Vintage Collectors Edition of Charles Dickens’ most beloved Christmas Story on 150 pages, printed on high quality book paper. A great christmas gift. This is a beautiful 2009 reprint of the original classic edition from 1914, originally published by Publisher David Mkay in Philadelphia. Original […]

A Christmas Carol (Penguin Readers, Level 2)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Pearson ESL Product Description Scrooge is a cold, mean man. He loves only money and is cruel to the people around him. Scrooge is visited by ghosts who show him his past, his life now and a possible future. Will Scrooge learn from the ghosts? Can he change?

Another Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire (Hesperus Classics)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Hesperus Press Product Description Building on the success of his Christmas number for 1852, Dickens used the same framing concept for 1853’s Another Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire. This wide-ranging round features tales of angels, ghosts, and marriages that are as treacherous as they are inspiring. With more than […]

The Complete Christmas Books of Charles Dickens

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Digireads.com Product Description While readers will be most familiar with “The Christmas Carol” in which Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by four ghosts who endeavor to show him the error of his miserly ways just in time for Christmas, Dickens also wrote four other Christmas themed books. These include […]

The Annotated Christmas Carol: A Christmas Carol in Prose (The Annotated Books)

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company Product Description Without question, The Annotated Christmas Carol is the most authoritative and entertaining edition ever produced. What would Christmas be without A Christmas Carol? Charles Dickens’s famous ghost story is as much a part of the season as plum pudding and mistletoe, […]

A Tale of Two Cities: 150th Anniversary (Signet Classics)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Signet Classics Product Description 150TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION With dramatic eloquence, this story of the French Revolution brings to life a time of terror and treason, and a starving people rising in frenzy and hate to overthrow a corrupt and decadent regime.

The Oxford Bookworms Library: A Christmas Carol Level 3 (Oxford Bookworms Library, Stage 3)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA Product Description Christmas is humbug, Scrooge says. The only thing that matters to Scrooge is business, and making money. But on Christmas Eve three spirits come to visit him. They take him traveling on the wings of the night to see the shadows of Christmas past, present, […]

Nonesuch Dickens: 6 Book Set: Oliver Twist, Bleak House, Christmas Books, David Copperfield, Great Expectations, Nicholas Nickelby and Hard Times

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Overlook Hardcover Product Description The essential collector’s Dickens, based on the world-famous Nonesuch Press edition of 1937 The text in these stunning volumes is taken from the 1867 Chapman and Hall edition, which became known as the Charles Dickens edition and was the last edition to be corrected […]

A Christmas Carol: In many scenes and several songs

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Oberon Books Product Description Using only Charles Dickens’ extraordinary words and a chameleon ensemble of eight actors, Neil Bartlett’s A Christmas Carol brings a boldly theatrical imagination to bear on a classic story. “Gets right to the frozen heart of Dickens’ classic Christmas tale . . . one of those rare […]

A Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire (Hesperus Classics)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Hesperus Press Product Description Published in its entirety for the first time since 1852, this shining collection of Christmas tales was originally selected by Charles Dickens for his periodical Household Words. Each story varies in theme and tone, with scenes of romance, theft, justice, and heart-warming family reunions set alongside haunting […]

A Christmas Carol

Author: CHARLES DICKENS Publisher: Chartwell Books, Inc. Product Description Charles Dickens gave us the definitive Christmas spirit in his simple but charming novella “A Christmas Carol”. First published in 1843, this supernatural story of an elderly man’s redemption from his mean-spirited, miserly ways takes place in Victorian London, but its universal theme of charity towards […]

Stories For Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Platinum Press Inc. Product Description Words of the great writers feed thirsty minds. Only Charles Dickens could have captured the spirit of Christmas through his legacy A Christmas Carol. And in addition to this timeless tale this collection includes some introductory background about the author extraordinaire as well […]

The Complete Christmas Stories of Charles Dickens

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Digireads.com Product Description This edition brings together the complete Christmas stories of Charles Dickens. In this volume you will find the following entertaining holiday tales: A Christmas Tree, What Christmas is as We Grow Older, The Poor Relation’s Story, The Child’s Story, The Schoolboy’s Story, Nobody’s Story, The Seven Poor Travellers, […]

Great Expectations

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Penguin Classics Hardcover

The Complete Christmas Books and Stories of Charles Dickens

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Digireads.com Product Description This edition brings together the complete Christmas books and short stories of Charles Dickens. While readers will be most familiar with “The Christmas Carol” in which Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by four ghosts who endeavor to show him the error of his miserly ways just in time for […]

Christmas Books (Nonesuch Dickens)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Overlook Hardcover Product Description As he composed “A Christmas Carol” in 1843, Dickens said he “wept and laughed and wept again,” transported-as countless readers have been since-by the emotional power of Ebenezer Scrooge’s transformation from misanthrope to man of good will. Dickens’ subsequent holiday books-“The Chimes,” “The Cricket […]

A Round Of Stories By The Christmas Fire (1853)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC Product Description Published in its entirety for the first time since 1852, this shining collection of Christmas tales was originally selected by Charles Dickens for his periodical Household Words. Each story varies in theme and tone, with scenes of romance, theft, justice, and heart-warming family reunions set alongside […]

A Christmas Carol: 1914 Reprint (2008 Vintage Edition)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: CreateSpace Product Description Vintage Collectors Edition of Charles Dickens’ most beloved christmas story on 150 pages, printed on high quality book paper. A great christmas gift. This is a beautiful 2008 reprint of the original classic edition from 1914, originally published by Publisher David Mkay in Philadelphia. Original […]

A Christmas Carol Special Edition: The Charles Dickens Classic with Christian Insights and Discussion Questions for Groups and Families by Stephen Skelton

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Standard Publishing Product Description Celebrate the season with Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, Jacob Marley, and the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future—and discover how the greatest Christmas classic was based on the greastest story ever told. This special edition includes the complete text of A Christmas […]

A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Books (Everyman’s Library)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Everyman’s Library Product Description The final volume in the Everyman’s Library Charles Dickens collection: the timeless story of everyone’s favorite misanthrope, Ebenezer Scrooge, together with four more of Dickens’s Christmas tales and with Arthur Rackham’s classic illustrations. No holiday season is complete without the story of tightfisted Mr. […]

The Plague

Rating: (152 reviews) Author: Albert Camus, Stuart Gilbert Publisher: Vintage Product Description A haunting tale of human resilience in the face of unrelieved horror, Camus’ novel about a bubonic plague ravaging the people of a North African coastal town is a classic of twentieth-century literature. Amazon.com Review The Nobel prize-winning Albert Camus, who died in […]

Crime and Punishment

Rating: (37 reviews) Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky Publisher: Vintage Product Description With the same suppleness, energy, and range of voices that won their translation of The Brothers Karamazov the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Prize, Pevear and Volokhonsky offer a brilliant translation of Dostoevsky’s classic novel that presents a clear insight into this astounding psychological thriller. “The best (translation) […]

Tracks

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: Louise Erdrich Publisher: Harper Perennial Product Description Set in North Dakota at a time in this century when Indian tribes were struggling to keep what little remained of their lands, Tracks is a tale of passion and deep unrest. Over the course of ten crucial years, as tribal land and trust […]

Motherbridge of Love

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Xinran Publisher: Barefoot Books Product Description This beautiful poem celebrates the bond between parent and child in a special way. Through the exchanges between a little Chinese girl and her mother, Motherbridge of Love offers a poignant and inspiring message to parents and children all over the world.

How Much Can a Bare Bear Bear?: What Are Homonyms and Homophones? (Words Are Categorical)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Brian P. Cleary Publisher: First Avenue Editions Book Description This accessible, lighthearted look at language introduces homonyms and homophones. Playful rhymes and comical cartoons make both concepts memorable. Each corresponding pair of homonyms and homophones is printed in color for easy identification. At the end, readers are challenged to apply what […]

Oliver Button Is a Sissy

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Tomie dePaola Publisher: Voyager Books Product Description A little boy must come to terms with being teased and ostracized because he’d rather read books, paint pictures, and tap-dance than participate in sports. “There is a good balance between the simple text . . . and the expressive pictures . . . […]

Expresate: Level 1

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: Holt Rinehart & Winston

A Lion to Guard Us

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Clyde Robert Bulla Publisher: HarperTrophy Book Description `A favorite author uses an actual incident from 1609 to base a story of three impoverished children left alone in London who make their way to the Virginia colony in search of their father. . . . Fine engrossing historical fiction.’ —TE. Notable 1981 […]

Magic Tree House #37: Dragon of the Red Dawn (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Merlin the Magician will not eat or sleep or speak to anyone in Camelot. What can be done? The enchantress Morgan knows who to ask for help: young Jack and Annie of Frog Creek, Pennsylvania! The brother-and-sister team quickly […]

Expresate: Level 2 – Cuaderno de vocabulario y gramatica

Author: Publisher: Holt Rinehart & Winston

Birchbark House, The

Rating: (51 reviews) Author: Louise Erdrich Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Amazon.com Nineteenth-century American pioneer life was introduced to thousands of young readers by Laura Ingalls Wilder’s beloved Little House books. With The Birchbark House, award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s first novel for young readers, this same slice of history is seen through the eyes of the […]

The Old Testament: Our Call To Faith and Justice

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Daniel L. Smith-Christopher Publisher: Ave Maria Press

The Angel Experiment (Maximum Ride, Book 1)

Rating: (234 reviews) Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Product Description Characters based on James Patterson’s international bestsellers When the Wind Blows and The Lake House are re-invented in Maximum Ride and are launched on the ultimate action-packed adventure full of humor and suspense. Fourteen-year-old Maximum Ride, better known as Max, knows what […]

My Mouth Is a Volcano (Children’s/Life Skills)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Julia Cook Publisher: National Center for Youth Issues Product Description All of Louis’ thoughts are very important to him. In fact, his thoughts are so important to him that when he has something to say, his words begin to wiggle, and then they do the jiggle, then his tongue pushes all […]

Math Doesn’t Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail

Rating: (83 reviews) Author: Danica McKellar Publisher: Plume Product Description The runaway national bestseller, now in paperback