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Book: EMAILS FROM CHINA [Two Aussie Teachers Far From Home] by Robert Mitchell
LITTLE DID WE KNOW WHAT WE HAD LET OURSELVES IN FOR! These are the emails we sent home to Australia from the two schools in China at which we taught. They were usually written only hours after the experiences and emotions which they describe. They were written to friends from whom nothing was held back. They describe the schools, the teachers, the students, places we visited, and the experiences [...]
 
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 ***"Learn Chinese through Songs and Rhymes" demonstrates to beginning and intermediate students the usage of Chinese words and expressions through songs, rhymes, conversations and stories in a systematic way. You will be reading or singing along with the supplemental audio files while following the text on the page. And [...]
 
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: Unworthy Manna by Mark G Nolan
This book delves deep into the subject of the communion table of the Lord, and asks the question are you unwittingly taking the bread and the wine in an unworthy manner? The evangelist reveals the truth behind a false teaching that he believes has been propagated through error being taught in bible colleges throughout the world, and is deeply rooted in the modern churches of today. He also [...]
 
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: Success for Every Student - A Guide to Teaching and Learning by Oran M Tkatchov
Veteran educators team up for the release of their second book, Success for Every Student: A Guide to Teaching and Learning, which was released by Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group. With all the multi-tiered interventions, assessment software, aligned textbooks, digital content, and scripted curriculum available to the field, some might question if the role of the teacher is significant in [...]
 
Book: Dark Eye of the Jaguar by Robert Mitchell
THEY KNEW NOTHING OF THE CURSE WHEN THEY FOUND THE JEWEL: A LARGE COLOMBIAN EMERALD EMBEDDED IN THE CENTRE OF A GOLD BISHOP'S CROSS. The cross had been hidden within a secret compartment in an antique mahogany writing box they had purchased at the Dirt Market in Beijing, in a compartment sealed for over a hundred years. And with the cross was an un nished letter, telling of a brass chest [...]
 
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: BENEATH YELLOW CLAY by Robert Mitchell
FOR FIFTEEN HUNDRED YEARS THE TOMB OF THE CHINESE GENERAL HAD REMAINED HIDDEN BENEATH THE PALE YELLOW CLAY OF SHANXI PROVINCE. It lay undisturbed until a twelve-year-old boy fell through the roof. He kept its secret. Fifteen years later, now living in Australia, he tells his friend Charlie of the terror he felt when he had crashed down among the grave goods. Charlie convinces him that they should [...]
 
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: Simple Steps to Sentence Sense for High School by Charlene Tess
This eBook is the easy way to teach grammar and usage to High School Students. This book is a complete course in grammar and usage. Thousands of students and their teachers use this grammar workbook. They say: "It works! It's fun!" This powerful book comes complete with lessons written directly to the student, overhead transparency masters for easy instruction, group and individual practice [...]
 
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: Sortmind by Michael D. Smith
A startup company's telepathic Sortmind app Mindwipes ten thousand users in the city of Canterra, and political factions battle in the streets over whether telepathy should be free to all or outlawed. Oliver and Sam, two high school art students whose fathers head the fascist Citizens Against Telepathy, struggle with art, friendship, love, and family--as well as urban warfare, secret societies, [...]
 
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: 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: Butterfly, a Novel by Julie O'Yang
Reigan, a young neurologist from Shanghai discovers a naked woman in the morgue of his hospital, her skin is completely covered in fish scales. Desperate to be cured of her rare disease, the mysterious patient unveils a terrible secret she has carried for decades. Her revelation shatters his world, as she begins to recap her tragic, horrifying memories. Within the next 24 hours while a great [...]
 
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: 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: 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: THE BEIJING MEMORANDUM - America's Worst Nightmare - The Chinese People's Republic of Mexico by JB Morris
Make no mistake: the China threat is real. From the heavily guarded Zhongnanhai compound in Beijing, Situation Room at the White House, FBI Headquarters in Washington D.C., and the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City comes the breathtaking THE BEIJING MEMORANDUM. Former Marine Gunnery Sergeant Moses Remington. Moses knew terror firsthand. He saw it during his combat deployments in Fallujah, Iraq, and [...]
 
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: Winning Starts With You by Orlando Pompea
Every born-again Christian has the privilege to become a champion! Through his Son, God has given us victory over the world, flesh, and the devil. So you don't have to walk in defeat anymore. Although this is an unquestioning truth, we see something completely different when looking at some of God's people today. We see failure after failure! One major cause of our failures is that we are being [...]
 
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: 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: 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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