Poptopics Scary Monsters 4

Author: Tracey West
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698167678
Size: 50.75 MB
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Poptopics Scary Monsters 4 from the Author: Tracey West. Explore the real-world inspiration behind Poptopica’s scariest islands in this 64-page nonfiction book that introduces kids to the legends and lore behind ghosts, zombies, and even Bigfoot.


Author: Jerdine Nolen
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780152053925
Size: 80.29 MB
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Plantzilla from the Author: Jerdine Nolen. In a series of letters, a boy, his science teacher, and his parents discuss the progress of a very unusual, sometimes frightening, plant that becomes more human as the summer progresses.

Astro Knights Island

Author: Tracey West
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101620900
Size: 41.72 MB
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Astro Knights Island from the Author: Tracey West. The Princess of the kingdom of Arturus has been kidnapped and taken into space by an evil inventor named Mordred. Our young heroes, Simon and Alice, must learn to build their own spacecraft and travel to the stars on the intergalactic quest to rescue Princess and save the kingdom.

Treasure Hunters Danger Down The Nile Free Preview Edition The First 3 Chapters

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: jimmy patterson
ISBN: 0316381292
Size: 63.25 MB
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Treasure Hunters Danger Down The Nile Free Preview Edition The First 3 Chapters from the Author: James Patterson. The sequel to James Patterson's bestselling series launch Treasure Hunters is another hilarious, hair-raising and highly-illustrated adventure for the First Family of Action! Bick Kidd and his globe-trotting siblings Beck, Storm and Tommy may have completed their first treasure hunt after their father was lost at sea, but their kidnapped mother is still in the hands of nasty pirates. Their search for a rescue plan takes them down the Nile river in Africa, where they'll have to navigate everything from Egyptian pyramids in the desert to wet-and-wild jungles--not to mention life-threatening encounters with wilderness diseases, angry hippos and some seriously bad guys--in order to find the treasure and save the day.

Recentering Globalization

Author: Koichi Iwabuchi
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822384086
Size: 30.88 MB
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Recentering Globalization from the Author: Koichi Iwabuchi. Globalization is usually thought of as the worldwide spread of Western—particularly American—popular culture. Yet if one nation stands out in the dissemination of pop culture in East and Southeast Asia, it is Japan. Pokémon, anime, pop music, television dramas such as Tokyo Love Story and Long Vacation—the export of Japanese media and culture is big business. In Recentering Globalization, Koichi Iwabuchi explores how Japanese popular culture circulates in Asia. He situates the rise of Japan’s cultural power in light of decentering globalization processes and demonstrates how Japan’s extensive cultural interactions with the other parts of Asia complicate its sense of being "in but above" or "similar but superior to" the region. Iwabuchi has conducted extensive interviews with producers, promoters, and consumers of popular culture in Japan and East Asia. Drawing upon this research, he analyzes Japan’s "localizing" strategy of repackaging Western pop culture for Asian consumption and the ways Japanese popular culture arouses regional cultural resonances. He considers how transnational cultural flows are experienced differently in various geographic areas by looking at bilateral cultural flows in East Asia. He shows how Japanese popular music and television dramas are promoted and understood in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore, and how "Asian" popular culture (especially Hong Kong’s) is received in Japan. Rich in empirical detail and theoretical insight, Recentering Globalization is a significant contribution to thinking about cultural globalization and transnationalism, particularly in the context of East Asian cultural studies.