Ben Ripley may only be in middle school, but he's already pegged his dream job: CIA or bust. Unfortunately for him, his personality doesn't exactly scream "secret agent". In fact Ben is so awkward, he can barely get to school and back without a mishap. Because of his innate nerdiness, Ben is not surprised when he is recruited for a magnet school with a focus on science - but he's entirely shocked to discover that the school is actually a front for a junior CIA academy.
"great for kids"
During a spy school game of Capture the Flag, 12-year-old Ben Ripley somehow accidentally shoots a live mortar into the principal's office - and immediately gets himself expelled. Not long after going back to the boring old real world, Ben gets recruited by evil crime organization SPYDER.
"This is the 3rd best book ever written ."
Twelve-year-old Ben Ripley is not exactly the best student spy school has ever seen - he keeps flunking Advanced Self Preservation. But outside of class, Ben is pretty great at staying alive. His enemies have kidnapped him, shot at him, locked him in a room with a ticking time bomb, and even tried to blow him up with missiles. And he's survived every time. After all that unexpected success, the CIA has decided to activate Ben for real.
"the best story ever!!!"
School may be out for summer, but top-secret training continues for aspiring spy Ben Ripley - and so does the danger. Ben Ripley is a middle schooler whose school is not exactly average - he's spent the last year training to be a top-level spy and dodging all sorts of associated danger. So now that summer's finally here, Ben's ready to have some fun and relax. Except that's not going to happen, because a spy-in-training's work is never done.
Beware the gossips! Lady Sneerwell and her hireling, Snake, are certainly up to no good in this timeless send-up of hypocritical manners. Thanks to their scandal-mongering, the comely Lady Teazle must fend off the slanderous barbs that have caught the ear of her elderly husband - as well as every other gossip in London! What follows is a torrent of mistaken identities and sex-crazed scheming in which the upper classes have never looked so low class.
"This is a play for English Lit students!"
This past February, when Jon Stewart announced his impending retirement from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show after sixteen years, the collective mourning began almost immediately.
Stuart M. Berger, M.D. warns that medical treatment can be unhealthy - even dangerous. Fortunately, you can do something about it. You can become your own advocate in the Medical Machine.
Pokazat' fokus - bezotkaznyj sposob udivit' kogo ugodno, no ne dumaete zhe vy, chto jeto real'noe volshebstvo? U kazhdogo fokusa est' svoj sekret i ochen' chasto on nastol'ko prost, chto mozhno tol'ko divu davat'sja, kak zhe tak sluchilos', chto nikto ne mozhet ego razgadat'. Nastojashhie fokusniki vsegda ochen' trepetno otnosjatsja k svoim fokusam i nikogda ne rasskazyvajut o sposobah ih vypolnenija – nashe zhe kniga, uchebnoe posobie, blagodarja kotoromu, vy sami smozhete stat' neprevzojdjonnym illjuzionistom!
Designed to be compatible with virtually every standard textbook in its subject field, Barron's EZ-101 Study Keys gives you a valuable overview of your college-level course. From Middle English through the modern writers, English Literature covers the key themes, quotations, and literary terms.
"Great reference source"
In American Literature, all main periods are covered, from colonial times to the present movement toward cultural diversity. Also covered are key themes and personalities, with emphasis on major figures, including Ben Franklin, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Henry James, Edith Wharton, William Faulkner, Langston Hughes, Tennessee Williams, Alice Walker, and many more.
Integrate work, home, community and self to become a more productive leader and a more fulfilled person. From the April 2008 issue of Harvard Business Review.
"How to keep focused on business"
Timberwolf Press presents an exciting series of writer's workshops and panels, designed to educate, motivate, and enlighten both the novice writer and the experienced author. These panels are conducted by Timberwolf's experienced publishers, editors, authors, legal counsel, and guest panel members. Hear it straight from the publishing industry insiders.
"Not useless, but not worth the price"