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2010 Global Hunger Index

As the world approaches the 2015 deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – which include a goal of reducing the proportion of hungry people by half – the 2010 Global Hunger Index (GHI) offers a useful and multidimensional overview of global hunger. The 2010 GHI shows some improvement over the 1990 GHI, falling… Read More »

Inventing a Better World: Design Thinking Through STEAM Education

In this project students engage in design thinking to create an invention to make the world a better place. Visual imagery created on iPad apps is combined with audio recording in GarageBand to create enhanced podcasts to showcase students’ STEAM learning with the world.

iCloud for Beginners

Teaching you everything you need to know about iCloud, Apple’s revolutionary back-up and sync service, iCloud for Beginners guides you through every essential element. From how to set-up your free iCloud account to sharing your information across your Apple devices, these easy-to-follow guides and step-by-step tutorials will show you exactly how to get the most… Read More »

The Caine Mutiny

The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk’s boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon its original publication in 1951, as one of the first serious works of American fiction… Read More »

Wuthering Heights

Outside the strange and bleak manor Wuthering Heights, overlooking the Yorkshire moors, the ghost of a young woman stands at the window, wanting to be let in…. Considered scandalous, shocking, and inappropriate by its Victorian readers; this novel is now considered an undeniable classic. It is the story of Heathcliff, a fascinating, romantic, monstrous, impossible-to-define… Read More »

Drama High: Second Chance

Back for another dose of high drama, Compton’s sassiest, Jayd Jackson, is about to discover it really is a different world when she starts dating South Bay High’s finest white boy. . . All Jayd Jackson wants is a drama-free year at South Bay High, a.k.a. Drama High. But it doesn’t seem she’s going to… Read More »

The Fallen Star (Fallen Star Series, Book 1)

For eighteen year-old Gemma, life has never been normal. Up until recently, she has been incapable of feeling emotion. And when she’s around Alex, the gorgeous new guy at school, she can feel electricity that makes her skin buzz. Not to mention the monsters that haunt her nightmares have crossed over into real-life.But with Alex… Read More »

Shonen Jump Manga Starter Pack

Catch the biggest manga titles from the pages of the world famous Shonen Jump Magazine. Enjoy some of manga’s most classic titles including Naruto, Bleach and One Piece.  These three titles are staples for any manga reader and will introduce you two three amazing stories fresh from Japan’s biggest creators.  Follow that up with some… Read More »

Outlander

This eBook includes the full text of the novel plus the following additional content: • An excerpt from Diana Gabaldon’s Dragonfly in Amber, the second novel in the Outlander series • An interview with Diana Gabaldon • An Outlander reader’s guide Claire Randall is leading a double life. She has a husband in one century,… Read More »

Learn Arabic – Word Power 101

Master Arabic with Learn Arabic – Word Power 101. This e-book is a completely new way to learn Arabic vocabulary fast. Start speaking Arabic in minutes with the powerful learning methods you will master in this book. The vocabulary words you’ll find in Learn Arabic – Word Power 101 were hand selected by our Arabic… Read More »

The Story Grid

WHAT IS THE STORY GRID? The Story Grid is a tool developed by editor Shawn Coyne to analyze stories and provide helpful editorial comments. It’s like a CT Scan that takes a photo of the global story and tells the editor or writer what is working, what is not, and what must be done to… Read More »

Reflections On the Global Food Crisis

The dramatic surge in food prices from 2005 to 2008 seriously threatened the world’s poor, who struggle to buy food even under normal circumstances, and led to protests and riots in the developing world. The crisis eventually receded, but such surges could recur unless steps are taken to prevent them. Using up-to-date information, the authors… Read More »

Numbers for Mac Starter Guide macOS High Sierra

Numbers for Mac Starter Guide is a beginner’s guide to using a free-form canvas to collect, analyze, and present data in powerful ways within the classroom. It will walk you through step-by-step instructions as you learn to use the elements and features of Numbers in a hands-on exercise. All of the materials you’ll need are… Read More »

iPad Profiles: Enterprise

iPad has transformed the way enterprise companies around the world work. Get inspired by the way these featured companies are using iPad and apps to improve productivity and efficiency.

Spandau Phoenix

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Penn Cage series comes a heartstopping thriller about one of the great unsolved mysteries of World War II.   The Spandau Diary—what was in it? Why did the secret intelligence agencies of every major power want it? Why was a brave and beautiful woman kidnapped… Read More »

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Could it be that Sherlock Holmes has finally met his match in the villainous Professor Moriarty? Quite possibly. The only way to know for certain is to read the climactic story “The Final Problem” from this collection of Sherlock Holmes tales. In this second compilation of stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (following The Adventures… Read More »

Llama Llama Holiday Drama (Enhanced Edition)

Llama Llama holidays. Jingle music. Lights ablaze. How long till that special date? Llama Llama has to wait. If there’s one thing Llama Llama doesn’t like, it’s waiting. He and Mama Llama rush around, shopping for presents, baking cookies, decorating the tree . . . but how long is it until Christmas? Will it ever… Read More »

Looney Tunes (1994-) #78

A classic Looney rivalry hits prime time as Elmer hosts a TV fix-it show and Bugs throws a monkey wrench into the mix! Plus, Daffy and Porky become superspies, and Sylvester is forced to guard Tweety with his life!

Harry Potter a Fénixův řád

„Sdílíte s Pánem zla jeho myšlenky a pocity. Podle ředitele není vhodné, aby tomu tak bylo i nadále. Chce, abych vás naučil, jak před Pánem zla svou mysl uzavřít.“ V Bradavicích nastaly temné časy. Po útoku mozkomorů na bratrance Dudleyho je Harrymu jasné, že se Voldemort nezastaví před ničím, aby ho našel. Mnoho lidí návrat Pána zla popírá, ale… Read More »

The Rocket French Quick-Start Guide to French Language Learning Success

The Rocket French Quick-Start Guide to French Language Learning Success is your first step on the road to speaking and understanding the French language. With 20 language lessons packed full of words, phrases, hints, and tips you’ll soon discover just how quickly you can learn this beautiful language. Covering everything from greetings and asking directions… Read More »

Student’s Guide to Writing College Papers

High school students, two-year college students, and university students all need to know how to write a well-reasoned, coherent research paper—and for decades Kate Turabian’s Student’s Guide to Writing College Papers has helped them to develop this critical skill. In the new fourth edition of Turabian’s popular guide, the team behind Chicago’s widely respected The… Read More »

Enhancing Productivity with Mac OS X El Capitan

Help your students maximize learning time by using Mac to boost their productivity. This book shows educators how to use Mac and multiple apps in connected workflows to help students streamline learning processes, organize assignments, and save time so they can be engaged in more meaningful learning tasks. No matter what grade level or content area you… Read More »

What Is Node?

Node.js. It’s the latest in a long line of “Are you cool enough to use me?” programming languages, APIs, and toolkits. In that sense, it lands squarely in the tradition of Rails, and Ajax, and Hadoop, and even to some degree iPhone programming and HTML5. Dig a little deeper, and you’ll hear that Node.js (or,… Read More »

The World’s Worst Joke Book

So you want to be a stand-up comedian? Well, here it is, folks. With the jokes you find in this little book you can be guaranteed far more rotten eggs than accolades. You might get away with it with the family, but not in public!

Closing In

‘Compelling and gripping’ – Blabbering about Books ‘Thoroughly gripping…full of suspense’ – Kim The Bookworm She thinks she’s escaped. She thinks she’s safe… Helen has had to leave everything she’s ever known behind; her home, her family, even her own name. Now, returning to the UK as Ellen Newman, she moves to a small coastal… Read More »

Axel the Truck: Rocky Road

Axel is a little truck with great big wheels. Axel loves to explore, have fun, go fast, and get dirty. The Axel books are ideal for children just learning to read, and feature fun art and an easy-to-read text that builds vocabulary, phonics skills, and the joy of reading. Rocky Road is the second book… Read More »

Batman: Gotham Adventures (1998-) #1

There’s a bounty out on the Clown Prince of Crime and no shortage of people trying to claim it. The only place Batman can keep his nemesis safe is the Batcave, but even that haven may not be safe enough when the Riddler comes calling.

The Husband’s Secret

“A novel that’s perfect for vacation reading.” —People “It’s a knowing, touching, and entertaining page-turner. What a wonderful writer—smart, wise, funny.” —Anne Lamott “The Husband’s Secret is so good, you won’t be able to keep it to yourself.” —USA Today “Shocking, complex and thought-provoking, this is a story reading groups will devour. A knockout!” —Emily… Read More »