Tag Archives: Reference

Saint Nicholas: The Real Story of the Christmas Legend

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Julie Stiegemeyer Publisher: Concordia Publishing House Product Description Many parents and teachers struggle with how to approach the Saint Nicholas/Santa Claus dilemma. Many deal with this by telling children that the legends surrounding Santa Claus are based on a real, hi

A Christmas Carol

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Prestwick House Inc. Product Description This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader’s notes to help the reader fully appreciate the beauty and humor of Dickens’s work. In his “Ghostly little book,” Charles Dickens invents the modern concept of Christmas Spirit and offers one of […]

Barron’s AP Biology

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Deborah T. Goldberg M.S. Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Product Description Three full-length practice exams are presented with all questions answered and explained. The author also presents detailed reviews of all test topics and includes multiple-choice and free-response questions with answers at the end of each topic’s chapter. Test topics include: biochemistry, […]

Essential SAT Vocabulary (flashcards) (College Test Preparation)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description Vocabulary practice is critical for success on the SAT, and these vocabulary flashcards provide you with an easy, efficient and portable way to prepare for the verbal section of the exam. This box of SAT flashcards includes 500 vocabulary words, with definitions and examples […]

The Usborne Book of Christmas Stories

Author: M. Larkin Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd

Cracking the AP English Language & Composition Exam, 2010 Edition (College Test Preparation)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description This guide to the AP English Language & Composition Exam includes proven test-taking techniques from the AP experts at the Princeton Review. Cracking the AP English Language & Composition Exam, 2010 Edition also brings you: •2 full-length AP English Language & Composition practice tests […]

The Official SAT Study Guide, 2nd edition

Rating: (32 reviews) Author: The College Board Publisher: College Board Product Description The Official SAT Study Guide™ —with more than two million sold—just got better! Now offering 10 practice tests, The Official SAT Study Guide: Second Edition™ is the only book that features official SAT® practice tests created by the test maker. With over 1,000 […]

1,296 ACT Practice Questions (College Test Preparation)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description The best way to prepare for standardized tests is to practice, and this resource offers you plenty of opportunities to do just that. 1,296 ACT Practice Questions includes: *3 full-length practice tests *648 additional practice questions *detailed answer explanations for all practice questions *a […]

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. […]

Cracking the SAT, 2010 Edition (College Test Preparation)

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description The SAT is a critical exam for college applicants, and more than 2 million students take the test each year. In Cracking the SAT the experts at The Princeton Review provide the information and strategies you need to succeed on the math, verbal and […]

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 […]

The Insider’s Guide to the Colleges, 2010: Students on Campus Tell You What You Really Want to Know, 36th Edition

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Yale Daily News Staff Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description The Straight-Talking Student’s Guide to the Best Colleges For more than thirty-five years, The Insider’s Guide to the Colleges has been the favorite resource of high school students across the country because it is the only comprehensive college reference written and […]

Cracking the SAT Math 1 & 2 Subject Tests, 2009-2010 Edition (College Test Preparation)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description The Princeton Review realizes that acing the SAT Math Subject Tests is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about math—only the techniques and information you’ll need to maximize your score. In […]

Mama Had to Work on Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Carolyn Marsden Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description Gloria always spends Christmas with Papi, Mama, and Nana. But this Christmas, Papi is away picking oranges and Mama has to work at the hotel where she is a maid. Gloria is miserable when Mama makes her go with her-until they get to the […]

Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2010 Edition (College Test Preparation)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description Are you getting ready to take the AP Chemistry exam? The Princeton Review experts provide the help you need in Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2010 Edition. It includes: •2 full-length AP practice tests with detailed explanations •Proven techniques to help get high scores […]

Medical School Admission Requirements (MSAR) 2010-2011: The Most Authoritative Guide to U.S. and Canadian Medical Schools (Medical School Admission Requirements, United States and Canada)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Association of American Medical Colleges Publisher: Assn of Amer Medical Colleges Product Description This must-have book — often called the “bible of medical school guides” –is the #1 source for medical school applicants. The 2010-2011 edition features more information than ever before. The MSAR is the #1 source for:>/b> Information on […]

Examkrackers MCAT101 Passages in MCAT Verbal Reasoning

Rating: (43 reviews) Author: David Orsay Publisher: Osote Publishing Product Description The passages in this book have been designed to closely resemble official MCAT Verbal passages. From the type font to the subject matter to the number of words in each passage, question, and answer choice, these exas have the real MCAT feel. The questions […]

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?

Christmas in Mexico (Christmas Around the World) ((Christmas Around the World Ser.))

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: World Book Product Description Each 80-page Christmas Around the World book includes full narratives explaining the customs of the region covered, photography and illustrations, special sections of native songs, recipes, and fun-to-do crafts.

Christmas Alphabet Cards

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: Robert Sabuda Publisher: Running Press Product Description With “Season’s Greetings” written on the inside of each card, and 26 of renowned pop-up artist Robert Sabuda’s intricate and eye-catching designs, there is a card in this beautiful set for every letter of the alphabet. Based on Sabuda’s best-selling children’s book The Christmas […]

A Pinata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twelve Days of Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Pat Mora Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description An award-winning author and a rising star artist have put a festive Latino twist on “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” populating it with piñatas in place of partridges, plus burritos bailando (dancing donkeys), lunitas cantando (singing moons), and much more, all displayed in the […]

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, […]

A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Spanish Edition)

Author: CHARLES DICKENS Publisher: YOYO USA Product Description The unforgettable story of a miser that is visited in christmas by ghosts he has forgotten, is one of those eternal works that astonish whenever they are read.

Cracking the SAT with DVD, 2010 Edition (College Test Preparation)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description More than 2 million students take the SAT each year. In Cracking the SAT with DVD, the experts at The Princeton Review provide the information and strategies you need to score high on every section of the test: math, verbal, and essay. This new […]

Up Your Score: The Underground Guide to the SAT 2009-2010 Edition

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Larry Berger Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Product Description It’s the SAT guide that kids will actually enjoy using. And it’s the one that works: The students who developed Up Your Score all aced the SAT and went to the colleges of their choice. Irreverent, credible, delivered with attitude, Up Your Score […]

Countdown to College: 21 To Do Lists for High School: Step-By-Step Strategies for 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th Graders 2nd Edition

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Valerie Pierce Publisher: Front Porch Press (MI)

First Space Encyclopedia (DK First Reference)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description The latest title in DK’s First Reference series introduces the universe, visiting all the planets of our solar system and their moons, as well as our Sun and other stars, black holes, asteroids, comets, and other galaxies. Up to date with the latest astronomical […]

Doing a Literature Review: Releasing the Social Science Research Imagination (Published in association with The Open University)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Christopher Hart Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd Book Description Doing a Literature Review offers students from across the social sciences and humanities a practical and comprehensive guide to writing a literature review. It takes the reader through the initial states of an undergraduate dissertation or postgraduate thesis.

Large Print Word Search Book

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: School Specialty Publishing Publisher: American Education Publishing Product Description The Large Print Word Search collection is the perfect series for building vocabulary skills while having fun at the same time. Filled with interesting and engaging word lists, each puzzle promises to stretch your mind. Plus, the large, bold type makes each […]

Scholastic Book Of World Records 2010

Author: Jenifer Morse Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Product Description Whether kids want to know what the world’s deadliest snake is, which country eats the most chocolate, who has the most career touchdowns in the NFL, or which state has the largest water park, the SCHOLASTIC BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS 2010 has all of the answers and […]

Hark! A Christmas Sampler

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Jane Yolen Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description A collection of stories, poems, legends, folktales, and carols relating to Christmas.

Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela : With Connections (MacMillan Profiles)

Rating: (136 reviews) Author: Nelson Mandela Publisher: Holt McDougal Product Description An international hero, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and leader of South Africa’s antiapartheid movement chronicles his life, including his tribal years, his time spent in prison, and his return to lead his people. 175,000 first printing. Major ad/promo. Amazon.com Review The famously […]

The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes

Rating: (129 reviews) Author: Neil Gaiman Publisher: Vertigo Product Description “Wake up, sir. We’re here.” It’s a simple enough opening line–althoughnot many would have guessed back in 1991 thatthis would lead to one of the most popular and critically acclaimed comics of the second half of the century.In Preludes and Nocturnes, Neil Gaiman weaves the […]

Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2009 Edition (College Test Prep)

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

Time for Kids: Almanac 2009 (Time for Kids Almanac)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Editors of Time for Kids magazine Publisher: Time For Kids Product Description The newest edition of the best-selling Time For Kids Almanac is back and better than ever. Full of information on everything from animals to inventions, cutting-edge technology for the environment, this handy, colorful resource is a must-have for 8- […]

First Human Body Encyclopedia (Dk First Reference Series)

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description Showing what’s inside the human body and how things fit and work together, the Human Body Encyclopedia is packed with fascinating facts and spectacular close-up photographs that make the subject accessible and fun. Covering every part of the body‹from major body systems to individual […]

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2009

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Edward B Fiske Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc. Product Description For more than 20 years, this leading guide to more than 300 colleges and universities has been an indispensable source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Hip, honest and straightforward, the Fiske Guide to Colleges delivers an insider’s look at the […]

The Official SAT Question of the Day 2009 Calendar

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: The College Board Publisher: College Board Product Description The College Board–maker of the SAT (R)–provides the only pager-per-day calendar with Official SAT practice questions.  Every day, students can practice with a question just like the ones on the SAT and PSAT/NMSQT (R).  The calendar features 365 questions (one per page); critical […]

Cracking the SAT, 2009 Edition (College Test Prep)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description Cracking the SAT brings you proven techniques from the test prep experts! The 2009 edition includes full-length practices tests and exclusive free access to further review online. In Cracking the SAT, we’ll teach you how to think like the test writers and · Master […]

Increase Your Score in 3 Minutes a Day: SAT Essay

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Randall McCutcheon, James Schaffer, Randall McCutcheon, James Schaffer Publisher: McGraw-Hill Product Description This accessible guide gives you the tools you need to score high on the new SAT essay. .

Best 368 Colleges, 2009 Edition (College Admissions Guides)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description College students (120,000 of them) reveal what life is really like at the nation’s top schools. This must-have guide gives you college rankings like no other and covers all the essentials — from academics to social life to financial aid, and everything in between. […]

CLEP Official Study Guide 2009 (Clep Official Study Guide)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: The College Board Publisher: College Board Product Description Every year, students save countless hours and dollars through the College-Level Examination Program (R) (CLEP (R)).  CLEP examinations allow students to demonstrate college-level knowledge, for which they can earn credit at more than 2,900 colleges and universities.  The CLEP Official Student Guide 2009, […]

Cracking the SSAT & ISEE, 2009 Edition (Private Test Prep)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description The Princeton Review realizes that acing the SSAT and ISEE exams is very different from getting straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about English and math–only what you’ll need to score higher on the exam. […]

Kaplan 12 Practice Tests for the SAT, 2009 Edition (Kaplan 12 Practice Tests for the Sat)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Kaplan Publisher: Kaplan Publishing Product Description Includes the most SAT practice available with: *12 full-length practice exams *Over 600 math grid-ins and multiple-choice questions *Over 800 sentence completion and reading comprehension questions *Over 500 writing multiple-choice questions *Complete answer explanations *12 essay prompts, model essays, and a guide to self-grading

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) […]

Where’s My Stuff?: The Ultimate Teen Organizing Guide

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Samantha Moss, Lesley Schwartz Publisher: Orange Avenue Publishing Product Description Free time is great. Unless you spend all of it searching for your homework, your mobile phone, or a clean pair of shorts. Then free time is not so great. In fact, it’s non-existent. If chaos and disorganisation are swallowing all […]

Super Study Skills (Scholastic Guides)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Laurie Rozakis Publisher: Scholastic Reference Product Description Super Study Skills shows students how to: Make the most of their time by getting organized Read more effectively Prepare for a test without last-minute panic Take tests with confidence and skill . . . and study smarter for the grades they want.It also […]

The Teen Girl’s Gotta-Have-It Guide to Money: Getting Smart About Making It, Saving It, and Spending It! (Teen Girl’s Gotta-Have-It Guides)

Author: Jessica Blatt Publisher: Watson-Guptill Product Description Suze Orman advises women on how to handle their money–and now Jessica Blatt advises the women of tomorrow on how to handle theirs. The newest addition to the Teen Girl’s Gotta-Have-It series empowers girls by showing them why money matters. From making money, to saving money, to investing […]

Writers Inc.: A Student Handbook for Writing And Learning

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: Sebranek, Patrick Sebranek, Dave Kemper, Verne Meyer Publisher: Great Source Education Group Amazon.com Review It’s meant for high schoolers, but adults who haven’t inhaled chalk dust for years might appreciate it even more. The process of organizing, researching and writing a paper is laid is out in easy-to-understand normal-speak. The chapters […]