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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: 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: Snitch - True Stories of Destructive Classrooms and Bad Teachers by Catherine D'Aquila
The book includes stories regarding my children's educational experiences from kindergarten through some years in high school. The text highlights the negative impact of some educators. The second part of the book allowed me to share my experiences as a third grade teacher, highlighting the impact of destructive classrooms and "bad" teachers. The cover includes inappropriate quotes said by [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: I Have Three Things To Tell You, My Friend. by RM DAmato
This is a completely revised, 2nd edition. Many thanks to the readers who pointed out the numerous errors our first editor missed. 2014 National Indie Excellence Awards Finalist The Golden Years Can Be a Killer! In 2033, every senior citizen is offered a second chance and a second career. At 65, John Sinclair, a life-long teacher, faces two choices a second career or permanent retirement and [...]
 
Book: Run Straight Down by Steve Liskow
On Monday, principal Peter Galvin welcomes the committee that will evaluate Ribicoff High School for accreditation--just as someone guns down a student outside the main entrance. On Tuesday, homicide cop Abigail Teague tells him she fears that the shooting will incite a gang war. On Wednesday, student teacher Kim Dombrowik finds drugs in a student's locker, and there's a riot in the school [...]
 
Book: Mugamore by Dr. Jonathan T. Jefferson
This book was developed to compare the real life educational experiences of an average child during the last generation in which the United States led the world in education to a real child's experiences today (when the United States is no longer in the top 20). The practice of labeling students with a disability has reached the status of a dangerous standard practice. Increasing demands for [...]
 
Book: EMBRACED (Em and Yves Book 3) by Darlene Jones
Controlled by an Alien, Abby must decide if he's real before she loses her sanity. When school principal, Abby Davies, hears clickings in the fillings of her teeth she doesn't understand why she believes they are messages from aliens. Changing the world was never part of her career plan ... but, letters she didn't send bearing her signature are showing up in newspapers around the world. 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: The Other Side of Darkness by Linda Wood Rondeau
Three lives intertwined, tied together by dangerous circumstance and the faint echoes of an elusive hope. To make it through, each must find their way to the Light that's found only on the other side of darkness. After setting out on a forced vacation, and literally running into a moose, Manhattan Assistant D.A. Samantha Knowles finds it's not so bad being stranded in a quirky but intriguing [...]
 
Book: With the Headmaster's Approval by Jan Hurst-Nicholson
Lust shouts. Love whispers. Only the heart knows the difference. When 40-year-old former US navy officer Adam Wild takes up the position of head teacher at St Mary's Academy for Girls in England, he knows he'll have his work cut out for him. But what he doesn't realise is that his greatest challenge will be in managing the all-female staff. Jenna feels the position should have been hers and [...]
 
Book: Pendant by M. L. Hamilton
A field trip gone awry. A student gone missing. Every teacher's worst nightmare. Elaine Sutterfeld's teaching skills are surpassed only by her passion for her middle grade students. But she's never gotten over the disappearance of one of her favorite students--from a field trip Elaine supervised. Now, years later, Elaine spots Jenny's distinctive pendant hanging from the neck of another young [...]
 
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: The Path by Daniel DuBour
The Path is a book about the paths people take in life and depending upon what path they decide to take will lead to success of a happy life, or ultimate destruction. Geared toward adolescents who are thinking about a career, college, military, or not thinking at all. The influential factors which lead people onto a certain path, and those who miss guide to a path leading to nowhere. The Path [...]
 
Book: Nuns! A Memoir by Bernard Mendillo
Seven hundred and sixty years after St. Domenic founded the religious order that was to bear his name, I graduated from St. Pius Dominican Grammar School in Providence, Rhode Island. Is that a miracle? Was my beloved New York Football Giants' victory in Superbowl XLII a miracle? I'll leave those considerations, dear reader, in your more-than-capable hands. As for me, I went to St. Pius from 1954 [...]
 
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: 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: 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: Little Miss History Travels to Mount Rushmore by Barbara Ann Mojica
Little Miss History Travels to Mount Rushmore is the first in a series of books using the Little Miss History character as a guide. She looks like a wannabe park ranger with pig tails and hiking boots three sizes too big. With her as your child's guide learning about people and places of historical importance will be fun and educational. The aim of these books is to whet your child's appetite to [...]
 
Book: The Story of David by Ruth Ann Friend
This empowering unheard of story of true events can change your life! This is about the reincarnation of a mother and her son and their return back to earth in order to experience their soul's evolution, promise, and covenant. Their separate worlds would be extremely different for them coming here from the Light of Peace. They would have many tough choices to make and to go through. Both of them [...]
 
Book: Three Green Rats; An Eco Tale by Linda Mason Hunter & Suzanne Summersgill
Second place 2013 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards. Finalist 2012 ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Awards. An urban fantasy for ages 7-11 empowering kids to live a sustainable life in balance with nature. Early chapter book. 40+ illustrations. Glossary. Juvenile Fiction. Ecology. Environment. Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. That's the theme of Three Green Rats. Once inside the fictitious city of Tintown [...]
 
Book: The Seven Natural Wonders Of The Earth (My First Travel Books Book 2) by Anna Othitis
Are you ready to take to the skies? Then welcome to Angelic Airlines! Come join the adventures of Captain Frankie and the Airlines flying angel as they travel across the world to the Seven Natural Wonders of the Earth. Captain Frankie is waiting for you to book your ticket, safely stow your bags, and open your eyes to the beautiful places created for all of us to visit in My First Travel Books. [...]
 
Book: Paths Less Travelled of a Scholar Warrior (Spy) Teacher Healer by Hon K. Lee
A personal memoir by Hon K. Lee describing his adventures: growing up in New York's Chinatown; being a combat Marine; running CIA clandestine operations; teaching Chinese martial arts; and treating patients with Chinese medicine and acupuncture. His story begins with Lee as a scrawny runt in a Chinese immigrant family. He gets bullied so often he yearns to be like the kung fu heroes he sees in [...]
 
Book: Esteban's Quest by Nick Iuppa
MAGICAL MADNESS A fireball launches itself from the Arizona desert leaving behind three camels, a magical jukebox, and a five-year-old girl who only speaks Italian. Soon, the nearby town of La Sentencia is reeling from a series of disasters. The copper mine, which supports the town, shuts down leaving most of the population unemployed. Massive sandstorms batter the place. And then the Devlin [...]
 
Book: What Makes You Tick & What Ticks You Off - How The Basic Elements of Temperament Will Lead You to a Happier Life by Jim Harden, Brad Dude
Throughout history, people have struggled to understand what makes people tick, and they've lived with people who tick them off. Gaining a better understanding of why we do the things we do and learning why we are often angered by the actions of others is the focus of this book. This reader-friendly book sheds new light on addressing the conflicts we face daily with our boss, our children, and [...]
 
Book: Feng Shui Every Day by Roy Anthony Shabla
Newly revised and updated. This is a practical feng shui book anyone can use. Simple, clear ideas about architecture that will change your life. Includes secret information most masters will not reveal. Do not buy or remodel a house without it. This book is your most important purchase during difficult economic times. Highly praised by feng shui experts. Feng shui is the ancient science of [...]
 
Book: A Twin's Redemption - A Story of Hope by Yassy F
A passage through time: a dark secret has been revealed. What would two twins do at that age? What life would they live? "It was our first day of kindergarten. I clutched my sister Angelica's hand, squeezing it tightly. She was gripping mine even harder. My sister and I were not typical four-year-olds. We viewed ourselves more on par at least in life lessons with tenth graders" "I still didn't [...]
 


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