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Book: EMAILS FROM CHINA [Two Aussie Teachers Far From Home] by Robert Mitchell
These are the emails which we sent home to Australia from the two schools in China at which we were teachers. They were written as our lives progressed from day to day. Our thoughts were written down as we then felt them, not a year or more later when memories had dimmed. They were written days and sometimes only hours after the experiences and emotions which they describe. They were written to [...]
 
Book: Teaching College - The Ultimate Guide to Lecturing, Presenting, and Engaging Students by Norman Eng, Ed.D.
Your students aren't reading. They aren't engaged in class. Getting them to talk is like pulling teeth. Whatever the situation, your reality is not meeting your expectations. Change is needed. But who's got the time? Or maybe you're just starting out, and you want to get it right the first time. If so, Teaching College: The Ultimate Guide to Lecturing, Presenting, and Engaging Students is the [...]
 
Book: Learn Chinese through Songs and Rhymes by Lydia Lin
*** Free downloadable audio files for the songs and the Chinese lessons *** Please visit my blog site at http colon slash slash teachmechinese.wordpress.com to get the download link. If you purchased a used copy of "Learn Chinese through Songs and Rhymes", it may be an earlier edition of the book that mentions an old URL for the audio files. In that case, please visit my blog site and click on [...]
 
Book: Dragons of China Picture Book - Dragon Pictures and an introduction to Chinese Dragons for children by Christina Huo
Dragons of China Picture Book, a children's book about dragons, is a fascinating window into the world of dragons in Chinese and other Asian cultures with beautiful images and insightful descriptions. Written by Christina Huo, "Dragons of China Picture Book" is the first in her "Chinese Culture for Kids" series for children of all ages. Christina Huo grew up in China and now lives with her [...]
 
Book: Class Letters - Instilling Intangible Lessons through Letters by Claire Chilton Lopez
In an attempt to reach her students on a more personal level, Anne English, single mom and high school English teacher, begins writing them letters and asking for honest responses. Taking place over one full school year, Class Letters reveals how letter-writing can lead to deep, and unlikely, connections.
 
Book: Cooking Chinese Takeaway Food at Home by Paul Higham
Have you ever eaten takeaway food from a Chinese Takeaway and wondered if it was possible to make it at home in the comfort of your own kitchen?. Well the good news is that it is easily possible with just a few ingredients to completely replicate any authentic Chinese Takeaway dish. This book contains recipes directly from Chinese Takeouts and is a fascinating and useful book to recreate the [...]
 
Book: Teaching English to Speakers of other languages by David J Cooper
I am an English teacher currently residing in Mexico and I wrote this book to help candidates and instructors preparing to become a teacher of the English language by preparing for Teacher training courses, especially the TEFL program. I am also an instructor for teacher training courses and this book has been written from my own experience of over 14 years teaching the language in Mexico. It is [...]
 
Book: Boudicca - Britain's Queen of the Iceni (The Legendary Women of World History Book 1) (Chinese Edition) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
" " 43 Now you can read Boudicca, Britain's Queen of the Iceni in Chinese language edition! In the year 43 CE Roman rule in Britain seemed absolutely certain -- until a runaway slave of royal descent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul met King Prasutagus of the Iceni to change history forever. Rise up for liberty with the true story of Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni and discover one of the most [...]
 
Book: Joshua's Revenge by Richard L. Wren
Joshua is a world renowned Martial Arts expert working as a Yosemite Park Ranger. He is assigned the task of finding and eliminating a Chinese gang that is killing and eviscerating Yosemite Park bears for Chinese medicine and that have killed his Ranger partner. The chase ranges from the back woods of Yosemite to the back alleys of San Francisco's Chinatown. Kidnappings, murders, gang warfare and [...]
 
Book: Beyond the Sand Creek Bridge by Scott Wyatt
1882. Northern Pacific Railroad Camp, Idaho Territory. The body of Sheriff Roger Langston is found beneath the Sand Creek Bridge. Chinese railroad worker Wong Hok-Ling is charged with murder days after the unexpected arrival of his fiancee, Mei-Yin, who has escaped her unscrupulous father and stowed away aboard a ship bound for America. Jason McQuade, the territory's newest lawyer, must defend [...]
 
Book: LIVE FROM YOUR CLASS - Everything I Learned about Teaching, I Learned from Working at Saturday Night Live to Increase Student Engagement by Teaching to ...
High-School Teachers, Look No Further! What's the one trait students universally say they want in a teacher? A sense of humour. This practical and entertaining book shows teachers how they can specifically bring more humour into students' lives because when they're laughing, they're learning. In Jamie Mason Cohen's super, easy-to-read and entertaining style he applies the stories from his time at [...]
 
Book: A School Year of Caring by Betty Mermelstein
Beth is a second grade teacher who deals with the realistic and sometimes humorous situations that are part of her class. She must make daily decisions concerning children who misbehave, who are often absent, whose skills are not progressing, and who suffer abuse at home. The consequences of reporting abuse turn violent for Beth, but she remains determined to do the right thing. When she meets a [...]
 
Book: Dark Eye of the Jaguar by Robert Mitchell
An antique mahogany campaign writing box is purchased from an old man at the Dirt Market in Beijing. A gold bishop's cross is found inside a secret compartment, long hidden since the last days of the Boxer Rebellion in 1900. At the centre of the cross is a large Columbian emerald, said to be cursed. In another secret compartment there is an un nished letter telling of a brass chest containing [...]
 
Book: BENEATH YELLOW CLAY by Robert Mitchell
For fifteen hundred years the tomb of a general buried during the Three Kingdoms dynasty has remained hidden beneath the pale yellow clay of Shanxi Province; guarding the secret to the mysterious tomb of the first great emperor of China - Qin Shi Huang. Two young Melbourne University tutors believe they can break into the general's tomb, believe they can loot the tomb of its ancient artefacts, [...]
 
Book: Make Big Money and Live Like a Millionaire by Teaching English to Oil-Rich Arabs by David Kessel
Teach English in the Middle East and get your hands on that Arab oil money! There are possibly three ways to make a lot of money without going into business: 1)Become a lawyer - 2)Become a doctor - 3)Become an English teacher in the oil-rich Arabian (Persian) Gulf countries. The third profession is a highly guarded secret, and you won't read about it on Internet news or hear about it from your [...]
 
Book: Tethered - The Life of Henrietta Hall Shuck, the First American Woman Missionary to China by Brenda H. Cox
Based on a true story, Tethered tells the story of Henrietta H. Shuck who leaves her home in Richmond, Virginia in 1835 to travel 19,000 mies on the ocean with her husband Lewis through Calcutta, Burma, Penang, and Singapore before reaching Chinese soil in Macau. Their mission is a dangerous one in a country known for imprisoning and torturing Christians. Through successive bouts of illness, [...]
 
Book: Two Are Better Than One by Suzanne Rock
From the NYT and USA Today bestselling author of the Ecstasy Spa series comes a tale about how one summer break can transform the rest of your life. Quinn and Declan enjoy having sex together, but love sharing a woman more. After months of searching, they've lost hope of ever finding a permanent third to complete them. Then they meet shy, reclusive Hannah and everything changes. The sexual energy [...]
 
Book: The Bond by Paula Mccoy Williams
A story about a substitute teacher and some of the adventures she has with her students. This also tells the story of her relationship with her new husband and some of the surprises that life throws at them and the important lessons learned from the life surprises. This book has it all, action, adventure, romance, and surprises. Its a book that anyone will enjoy.
 
Book: For Love of Anna by James Lawless
When university student Guido van Thool accidentally bumps into the beautiful ballerina Anna Zweig in Loti's cafe, it sets them off on a whirlwind of romance of ballet concerts, anti-globalisation marches and love trysts in bluebell woods. Even when Guido is called away for military service, time can't test their faithfulness, as they keep their passion warm with love letters. Paralleling their [...]
 
Book: Unleash Godly Power by Matt Jordan
You can be or do anything that anyone else can and enrich your life in fascinating ways beyond your wildest dreams. Whether you are poor, lonely, depressed, or just not satisfied with your life, you can turn things around. While our goals may be to simply live free of the burdens of powerlessness, economic struggle, or loneliness, we can all have what we want and deserve in life once we learn the [...]
 
Book: The Writer Died by Joel Savage
Kumbe finds himself in a hostile environment, as a victim of divorce and neglect. An environment he witnesses the suffering and hustling his mother goes through to feed him. He was unhappy because his father was neglecting his family, spending his fortune on other women. He sees his adolescence as a struggle to win the support of his father. At school, he was among the best students. This gives [...]
 
Book: Hopeless by William Munns
Hopeless is a thoroughbred race horse with a breeder pedigree so discouraging that the owner feels the name perfectly describes the stallion's racing prospects. But the owner, a Chinese American lady, knows the feeling of being written off as worthless. Medical problems forced her to have a hysterectomy when she was 17, and being unable to have children, she was deemed worthless as a prospective [...]
 
Book: In Loco Parentis (Killer Kindle 2) by Nigel Bird
Joe Campion is the kind of teacher that any child would want for their class. He's also the kind of teacher that lots of mothers want to have. And some of them do. When he becomes aware of the neglect and abuse suffered by a pupil in his care and witnesses an explosion of rage from the music teacher in the school, he decides the systems in place to deal with such instances aren't fit for purpose. [...]
 
Book: Blood Clay by Valerie Nieman
Blood Clay tells the story of Tracey Gaines, who has moved to rural Saul County, North Carolina, to escape the wreckage of a divorce and becomes a teacher at an alternative school. She devotes herself to renovating an old farmhouse but finds she can't as easily build connections in this new place. When the community splits, she finds an ally in Dave Fordham, a native son who struck out for new [...]
 
Book: How to Achieve High Self-Esteem - Give yourself a chance by Reece Pocock
Find the courage to love yourself. Achieve High Self-esteem. High self-esteem will lead to happiness and personal growth. Personal transformation will overcome the fear of failure self-doubt and low self-esteem. Take action and help your self-acceptance, self-responsibility, self-assertiveness, personal integrity, and consciously live purposely as you build your self-esteem. This book will help [...]
 
Book: Butterfly, a Novel by Julie O'Yang
Set against the backdrop of the Second World War/Sino-Japanese war (1931-1945), the story centres around the fatal love between a married Chinese woman and a young Japanese soldier. However, the fantastic tale is not as simple as its plot suggests. In the forties of the 20th century, one summer day, on the bending shore of the magical, eternal river Yangtze, a woman meets a young stranger she [...]
 
Book: To Those Who Wait by Linda Swift
Leah's husband lives in a locked ward for the mentally ill. Scott and his wife live together in an empty marriage. Day after day as counselor and principal of a small town high school, Leah and Scott forge a bond of love based on respect and common goals. When Leah's son turns from star athlete to using drugs and Scot's daughter gets pregnant by the school board chairman's son, they are forced to [...]
 
Book: What's Going On at UAardvark? by Lawrence S. Wittner
What's Going On at UAardvark? is a fast-paced political satire about how an increasingly corporatized, modern American university becomes the site of a rambunctious rebellion that turns the nation's campus life upside down. Along the way, there are hilarious encounters with a playboy university president, bizarre U.S. military commanders, poetry-writing Hells Angels, foul-mouthed, decadent [...]
 
Book: emerging College Sex Rules by Jack McNamara
Recently retired campus cop Jack McNamara is searching for the granddaughter of an old friend, college sophomore Emma Macaulay. His investigation takes him through the coastal towns of Massachusetts and into the dorm rooms and minds of today's sexually active college students, where he learns about a subculture quite unlike that of his own young adulthood. This short story should be read by [...]
 
Book: Martha's Vineyard by Neil Griffin
An "out of the blue" inheritance from an aunt he didn't even know existed takes aspiring novelist and English teacher, Bob Hazzard to the idyllic resort of Xenothenia on Greece's Mani Peninsula, where he resolves to put down roots, set up a writers' retreat and write the perfect holiday novel. Leaving behind his life in Fletcherford in northern England, his friends from Fletcherford Writers' [...]
 
Book: A Kid's Guide to China by Jack L. Roberts
"A Kid's Guide to China" is a colorful, easy-to-read book for kids about this fascinating country where one-fifth of the world's population live. From the Forbidden City and the Great Wall of China to life in China today, the book provides young readers an inside look at one of the world's oldest civilizations that today is a very modern country. "A Kid's Guide to China" is the first print [...]
 
Book: Taichi - The Story of a Chinese Master in America by Marc Meyer
A T'ai Chi Master embarks on a new life by moving to New York City in the mid 1960's but is surprised by the level of social unrest and violence he encounters. Told through the eyes of his young nephew, "Taichi" sends the reader through a New York besotted by the hippie movement, and provides a small glimpse into the hidden world of yesteryear's martial arts, practiced only in small enclaves of [...]
 
Book: What Foreigners Need To Know About America From A To Z by Lance Johnson
This unique book paints a revealing picture of America and its people for those foreigners who will benefit from a better understanding of America. It will also inform Americans who want to learn more about the U.S. and how it compares to other countries around the world. World traveler and teacher Lance Johnson studies cultural differences and the difficulties foreigners have understanding crazy [...]
 
Book: Misguided Affections by Dr. Delores T. Henderson
This book, "Misguided Affections" will save your life! Many people have been fooled and have acted out on false realities. Relationships can be disastrous when affections become misguided. One person is thinking one thing and the other person is thinking another. It is important to know the truth, and not be blinded by your own thoughts and emotions. It is best to look at things as face value, [...]
 
Book: Living Your Life's Purpose by Raymond Shinault
In "Living Your Life's Purpose," author Shinault shares the importance of knowing what individuals really want in their lives. He points readers to the way how this can be accomplished by choosing to live their lives through purposeful living. Enjoying what one does and having it valued and appreciated is perhaps one of the easiest ways to find what one's purpose truly is. In fact, Shinault's [...]
 
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