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Stay Where You Are And Then Leave

Author : John Boyne
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The day the First World War broke out, Alfie Summerfield's father promised he wouldn't go away to fight—but he broke that promise the following day. Four years later, Alfie doesn't know where his father might be, other than that he's away on a special, secret mission. Then, while shining shoes at King's Cross Station, Alfie unexpectedly sees his father's name on a sheaf of papers belonging to a military doctor. Bewildered and confused, Alfie realizes his father is in a hospital close by—a hospital treating soldiers with shell shock. Alfie isn't sure what shell shock is, but he is determined to rescue his father from this strange, unnerving place. . . . in John Boyne's Stay Where You Are and Then Leave. This title has Common Core connections.

Only Remembered

Author : Michael Morpurgo
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Published to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, this beautiful anthology collects favourite extracts, poems and images from some of the UK’s leading cultural, political and literary figures. Poems, short stories, personal letters, newspaper articles, scripts, photographs and paintings are just some of the elements of this astonishing collection, with cover and artwork by renowned illustrator, Ian Beck. Among the many contributors are Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall, Sir Andrew Motion, Miranda Hart, Dame Jacqueline Wilson, Anthony Horowitz, Eoin Colfer, Antony Beevor, Emma Thompson, David Almond, Dr Rowan Williams, Richard Curtis, Joanna Lumley, Raymond Briggs, Shami Chakrabarti and Sir Tony Robinson. Royalties from the publication will be spilt between the Royal British Legion and projects for soldiers' children and families at SSAFA.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne Book Analysis

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Unlock the more straightforward side of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne, which tells the story of nine-year-old Bruno, the son of a high-ranking Nazi official. When the family is forced to leave Berlin for his father’s new job, Bruno finds himself living next to a mysterious camp surrounded by an imposing fence, and soon befriends Shmuel, an emaciated boy of his own age living on the other side of the fence. While the adults around him deliberately turn a blind eye to the camp on their doorstep, Bruno attempts to understand his new friend, with tragic consequences for them both. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is John Boyne’s best-known novel. It has sold over five million copies to date, and was adapted for the cinema in 2008. Find out everything you need to know about The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with!

The Right Cause

Author : Nigel J. Macbeth
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The Breathing Sea

Author : E.P. Clark
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Dasha is a gift. Only she’s not very gifted. Both books in the awarding-winning Breathing Sea mini-series in one omnibus edition! Dasha was born at the behest of the gods, her mother’s pledge between the world of women and the world of spirits. The Krasnograd kremlin looks to her to rule with fire, steel, and magic, just as her Imperial foremothers did. Instead, she’s shy, retiring, and the least magically talented girl her tutors have ever seen. Now that she’s almost a woman grown, she needs to learn to harness her gifts, but all she can do is have fits and useless visions. When her father offers to take her on her first journey away from Krasnograd, Dasha jumps at the chance to see her native land. But their journey quickly turns into more than a mere pleasure trip. The wide world is more dangerous than Dasha had imagined, and her rapidly growing gifts may be the most dangerous thing in it. But Dasha is not the only danger in Zem’. War is raging on its borders, and threatens to spill into Zem’ itself. No matter which side Dasha’s people choose, they may not be able to keep their freedom and their way of life. Dasha may hold the key to protecting Zem’—but she may have to lose herself in order to save her people. If you loved First Lessons or The Bear and the Nightingale, try this epic fantasy saga set in a magical Russian world where trees walk, animals talk, and women rule. With discussion questions at the end.

Why Can t We Get What We Want

Author : AbdelRahman Ibrahim
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Want many things and have a great desire to get and achieve them, but when you try to take the first step to achieve any of them you feel as if there are hidden forces prevent you from taking even one small step in the way of achieving. One thing you should know very well that is there are three forces that control you, three forces within you that make you behave and speak in a certain way that makes you love and addictive things, hate and reject other things and they also make you say and do things without think or even feel. These forces are very similar to monsters that have the same age as you, when you ware kid these monsters ware also young and weak and it was possible to control them with ease, so when you were kid you were satisfied and happy and absolute freedom, because all of these forces were working with each other in one direction just for giving you the control and the fun you need. When you grow up, these forces become like monsters and become the cruelest possible, and impose their control over you, then you must deal with them in another way. These forces are the force of your mind, the force of your heart and the force of what I call the adaptation center, which you will know in detail in the first chapters of the book. This book is divided into three main sections, each section serves as a separate and complementary section at the same time for the rest of the sections. The first section will identify the three forces that control you and will teach you how to deal with them so you can impose your full control over them and thus your entire life. The second section is separate chapters those will teach you how to deal with the experiences of your life and your inner feelings like fear, anxiety and shame and how to use those feelings to make you get what you want. The third section is seven strategies and tricks that you can use to control these forces and make them support you instead of working against you, so you can live as a free human again, who has the ability to say and do what he wants in the time and place that he wants, a person who can get what wants.

The Youth s Cabinet

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Uncle Frank s Pleasant Pages for the Fireside

Author : Francis Channing Woodworth
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Waiting for Here

Author : Jon R. W. Thomas
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Sally Mathis, A Fashion Designer, experiences cognitive and memory issues of unknown origins and when she discovers the cause, she embarks on an unanticipated 'other-world' adventure.

You re Hitched Son

Author : Kathy Ann Powers Ogden
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On a desperate quest to become legal guardian of her younger sisters, India runs away to find help. In searching to find help, she runs into a loud, cocky bull rider, Chad Watch. She proposes a temporary marriage agreement to gain custody of her sisters. Will India achieve her number one goal—to save her sisters—or will she find disappointment? Chad Watch is a ladies’ man, good-looking, cocky, a professional bull rider, a deputy for the local sheriff’s department, and a womanizer. He loves parties, rodeos, and women. Chad never gave love, family, or children a single thought. But in meeting India, Chad will agree to anything for just one night. Will Chad agree to an everlasting love and a family?