Alvin Ho is an Asian-American second grader who is afraid of everything; elevators, tunnels, girls, and, most of all, school. He's so afraid of school that, while he's there, he never, ever, says a word. But at home he's a very loud superhero named Firecracker Man, a brother to Calvin and Anibelly, and a gentleman-in-training, so he can be just like his dad.
"DELIGHTFUL LISTENING FOR KIDS GRADES K-5"
Starting group counseling may seem like an insurmountable task, but Dr. Nick Minardi makes it easy to be successful.
Today’s middle school girls have it rough. In those few short years, girls go through an incredible number of biological and emotional changes, making it the most formative - and risky - time in their lives. Groups form and turn on each other, childhood friends can reveal trusted secrets just by sending a text message or updating a Facebook status, and deciding where to sit in the cafeteria can be a daily struggle. As any tween will tell you, life for a middle school girl can be summed up in one word: drama.
Matt Donaghy has always been a Big Mouth. But it's never gotten him in trouble, until the day Matt is accused of threatening to blow up Rocky River High School.
Ursula Riggs has always been an Ugly Girl. A loner with fierce, staring eyes, Ursula has no time for petty high school stuff like friends and dating, or at least that's what she tells herself. Ursula is content with minding her own business. And she doesn't even really know Matt Donaghy.
"Prose that grabs you"
Welcome to New York City's Upper East Side, where my friends and I all live in huge, fabulous apartments and go to exclusive single-sex private schools. We aren't always the nicest people in the world, but we make up for it in looks and taste.
"Cute Book, Bad Narrator"
Life gets tough. People get mean. How do we push through? What does God's plan mean for our lives? What does it mean to be God's girl in middle school? Well, that's what Just Us Girls is all about.
Alice cheats, and Professor Jones finds out. Now, she has a simple choice. She either gets expelled and moves back home after only six months at college or…she does anything the professor wants. Professor Jones wants Alice to dress in a skimpy, sexy outfit and show up at his house, and that has this barely legal school girl worried. She's a virgin and she wants to stay a virgin. Faced with expulsion, though, she shows up.
Elizabeth Allen is spoilt and selfish. When's she's sent away to boarding school she makes up her mind to be the naughtiest pupil there's ever been! But Elizabeth soon finds out that being bad isn't as simple as it seems.
A professor shows a colleague a painting that he has kept secret for decades. The professor swears it is a Vermeer - but why has he hidden this important work for so long? The reasons unfold in a series of stories that trace ownership of the painting back to World War II and Amsterdam, and still further back to the moment of the work's inspiration.
Sixteen-year-old Bianca Monroe has inherited a deadly curse. Determined to break free before it kills her, she enrolls in the respected school to confront the cunning witch who cast the curse: Miss Mabel. Bianca finds herself faced with dark magic she didn't expect, with lessons more dangerous than she could have ever imagined. Will Bianca have the courage to save herself from the curse, or will Miss Mabel's sinister plan be too powerful?
Life was tragic enough before this spring started. With a distinct lack of boobage and an arse so big that birds of prey could nest within its shadows, Jess Jordan is saddled with the Goddess Flora for a best friend, a Britney Spears look-alike so gorgeous that one grain of her divine dandruff could make the blind see again.
"bust a gut"
The CliffsNotes study guide on Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. CliffsNotes Review tests your comprehension of the original text and reinforces learning with questions and answers, and more.
"Good, not great."
When feisty Edie is sent to a remote school to spy on fragile Anastasia, she never imagines that they'll become best friends instead - and discover an ominous plot that puts both their lives in danger!
Angela Brazil wrote school stories for girls throughout the first half of the 20th century. She was the first author to relate this experience from the girls' perspective, offering a more sympathetic and intimate view of school life. Funny, touching, and wonderfully "jollyhockey sticks", The Nicest Girl in the School remains one of the most popular of her stories. It features Patty Hirst and her cousin Muriel, and tells of their turbulent times together at Morton Priory.
"Recording a little jumbled--one scene out of order"
Laura Sanders went to Catholic school when she was young and it was a war zone, performed live at Go Bananas on January 30, 2015.
Isabel has always been the most well-behaved girl at Crabtree School, and she's definitely done the most to help the school with the recycling Green Planet Award. But when another girl is given the prize, Isabel suddenly isn't sure that being good is the best thing any more. Maybe she should be a little bit naughty for once! And being naughty is fun - until she does something really bad.
"Heroic High School Football Player Killed Shielding Teenage Girls from Gunmen" is from the Top Stories section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Holley and narrated by Jill Melancon.
Fanboy has never had it good, but lately his sophomore year is turning out to be its own special hell. The bullies have made him their favorite target, and his best (and only) friend seems headed for the dark side (sports and popularity). But then fanboy meets Kyra, a.k.a. Goth Girl, he finds an outrageous, cynical friend who shares his love of comics as well as his hatred for jocks and bullies.
"Got it for my daughter, like it myself"
A tale of two lusty roommates at their Catholic finishing school. With Suzi as her teacher, the virgin Aimee gets an education in sex. Once she learns the exhilaration of masturbation, she can't stop. After a rousing first time with a man, Aimee wants even more, but when she can't get her new boyfriend to take her in the ass, she quickly turns to a male teacher at school who happily obliges.
The CliffsNotes study guide on Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. CliffsNotes Review tests your comprehension of the original text and reinforces learning with questions and answers, and more.