Literacy World Comets Stage 1 Comprehension And Writing Pack

Author: Diana Bentley
Publisher: Heinemann
ISBN: 0435227491
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Literacy World Comets Stage 1 Comprehension And Writing Pack from the Author: Diana Bentley. This literacy programme for juniors offers fiction, poetry and non-fiction reading and writing materials for shared, guided and group reading and writing, and teaching materials. Comets should capture the imagination of more able pupils, and software integrates ICT with literacy teaching.

The Reader

Author: Bernhard Schlink
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1780221436
Size: 49.43 MB
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The Reader from the Author: Bernhard Schlink. An exceptionally powerful novel exploring the themes of betrayal, guilt and memory against the background of the Holocaust. An international bestseller. For 15-year-old Michael Berg, a chance meeting with an older woman leads to far more than he ever imagined. The woman in question is Hanna, and before long they embark on a passionate, clandestine love affair which leaves Michael both euphoric and confused. For Hanna is not all she seems. Years later, as a law student observing a trial in Germany, Michael is shocked to realize that the person in the dock is Hanna. The woman he had loved is a criminal. Much about her behaviour during the trial does not make sense. But then suddenly, and terribly, it does - Hanna is not only obliged to answer for a horrible crime, she is also desperately concealing an even deeper secret. 'A tender, horrifying novel that shows blazingly well how the Holocaust should be dealt with in fiction' INDEPENDENT 'For generations to come, people will be reading and marvelling over Bernhard Schlink's The Reader' EVENING STANDARD 'Leaps national boundaries and speaks straight to the heart' NEW YORK TIMES

Six Walks In The Fictional Woods

Author: Umberto Eco
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674503953
Size: 70.63 MB
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Six Walks In The Fictional Woods from the Author: Umberto Eco. In this exhilarating book, we accompany Umberto Eco as he explores the intricacies of fictional form and method. Using examples ranging from fairy tales and Flaubert, Poe and Mickey Spillane, Eco draws us in by means of a novelist's techniques, making us his collaborators in the creation of his text and in the investigation of some of fiction's most basic mechanisms.

Imperialism And Theatre

Author: J. Ellen Gainor
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415106412
Size: 60.36 MB
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Imperialism And Theatre from the Author: J. Ellen Gainor. A ground-breaking collection that explores how and why theatre was used in imperial societies to articulate the concerns of both colonizers and colonized. Covers many and diverse nations and includes an essay from Edward Said.

The Martian

Author: Andy Weir
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1785034677
Size: 77.64 MB
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The Martian from the Author: Andy Weir. "In the Young Readers Edition of The Martian: Classroom-appropriate language Discussion questions and activities Q&A with Andy Weir Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he's alive and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plain-old "human error" are much more likely to kill him first. But Mark isn't ready to give up yet. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills and a relentless, dogged refusal to quit he steadfastly confronts one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next. Will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible odds against him?""


Author: Saroo Brierley
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 9780143784760
Size: 28.13 MB
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Lion from the Author: Saroo Brierley. "Can you imagine being lost and not finding your way home again? Saroo Brierley became lost on a train in India at the age of five. Not knowing the name of his family or where he was from, he survived for weeks on the streets of Kolkata, before being taken into an orphanage and adopted by a family in Australia. Despite being happy in his new home, Saroo always wondered about his origins. He spent hours staring at the map of India on his bedroom wall. He pored over satellite images on Google Earth seeking out landmarks he recognised. And one day, after years of searching, he miraculously found what he was looking for. Then he set off on a journey back to India to see if he could find his mother. This inspirational true story of survival and triumph against incredible odds is now a major motion picture starring Dev Patel, David Wenham and Nicole Kidman."