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By Jennifer Gerelds. 2014
Five Brave Girls who relate to today’s readers share their strengths and struggles and how they discover bravery in women… in the Bible. They learn important lessons from more than thirty women in the Bible, including Eve, Sarah, Rahab, Esther, Mary, and Lydia. Grades K-3. 2014. Uniform title: Bible.
By Pat Alexander. 2003
Contains all the important Bible stories - from Creation and the encounters of the people of Israel in the Old… Testament, to the birth and life of Jesus, Paul's shipwreck and his arrival in Rome, where the narrative part of the New Testament ends. Grades K-3. 2003.
By John R Cross. 2004
A retelling of the story of the Lamb, explaining the central measure of scripture and revealed the true significance of… thethe Lamb, from Creation to the Cross. It explained the central message of scripture and revealed the true significance of the Lamb. Now here in this book the story is retold-an unforgettable message that everyone should hear. The story is narrated by the author and Heather Holdsworth, a gifted children’s teacher. Includes The Lamb song, performed by Carla Newsham and her children: Toni-Marie, Joyelle, & Brooklyn. Grades K-3. 2004.
By Françoise Darcy-Bérubé, Jean-Paul Bérubé. 1996
Cette collection propose une démarche initiatique aux sacrements de la réconciliation et de l'eucharistie, en lien avec le calendrier liturgique.… Le parcours est unifié pour les deux sacrements et favorise l'initiation à la vie chrétienne. Ainsi, les parents sont invités à partager leur expérience de foi avec leur enfant, peu importe la fréquence de leur pratique ou leur connaissance des sacrements. Ils sont appelés «ensemble» à s'engager dans la voie d'une vie nouvelle. Années 1-3. 1996.
By Joanna Cole. 1984
By Geraldine McCaughrean. 1993
This collection of sixteen favourite Greek myths all the magic of the stories for today's readers in this lively retelling.… It includes the adventures of Jason, Theseus and Odysseus, of Icarus who flies too close to the sun, and King Midas whose magic touch turns everything to gold. Grades K-3. 1993.
By Wayne W. Dyer. 1997
From the inspirational leader and author of the international bestsellers Your Sacred Self and the classic Your Erroneous Zones comes… this mind-awakening guidebook for making your desires reality. Based on ancient principles and spiritual practices, Manifest Your Destiny introduces the Nine Spiritual Principles that will help you overcome the barriers--both within and around you--that prevent you from getting what you want, including:Developing spiritual awarenessTrusting yourselfReconnecting to your environmentAttracting your desiresAccepting your own worthinessPracticing unconditional loveMeditating to unlock the power within youLetting go of demandsFilled with warmth and insight, this invaluable book will help you achieve your goals--and take you to a level higher than you've ever dreamed.
By Perle Besserman. 2005
The red bracelet: it graces the wrists of numerous celebrities - from Madonna to Britney Spears - who have converted… to the spiritual practice of Kabbalah. But what is Kabbalah and how can women apply it to their own lives?In A New Kabbalah for Women, bestselling author and teacher of Jewish mysticism and meditation, Perle Besserman, shares a feminine approach to spirituality. Since the time of Moses, Jewish mysticism has been barred to women, and Shekhinah, the feminine side of God, has been forced underground. Now, many women are adapting traditional mystical practices in radical new ways. Besserman is at the forefront of this revolution. In this book she traces the history of female-centered worship and tells the story of searching for her own path to truth. Combining practices from the Kabbalah with meditation, Besserman walks readers through step-by-step rituals to find their own personal connection with the divine.
By Barbara Lyons, Betty Rice. 1973
Fire and Water is the first written collection of stories based on Hawaiian legends told on Maui. It is a… classic Hawaiian children's book.The setting for this delightful collection of stories is the volcanoes and mountains, the blue seas, white sands, and clear skies of Maui Island in Hawaii-a place as rich in legends and myths as any in the world.Fire and Water is the first written collection of stories based on legends told on Maui. They have been retold in a style that will appeal to young and old readers alike. Though writing primarily for children, Barbara Lyons has conveyed the conflicts, emotions, and personalities of the characters whose stories have been told and retold by generations of Hawaiians.Readers will meet princesses and shark-men, dragons and owl-gods, as well as ordinary boys and girls in the midst of amazing adventures. In some of the stories, they will learn how Maui traditions began and how any Hawaiian places got their names.The striking illustrations by Maui artist Betty Rice add a new dimension to each story . A pronunciation guide and glossary of Hawaiian words enables the reader to take one step further inside this enchanted world.
By Rachel Brown-Chidsey, Kristina J. Andren. 2013
This cutting-edge volume offers a complete primer on conducting problem-solving based assessments in school or clinical settings. Presented are an… effective framework and up-to-date tools for identifying and remediating the many environmental factors that may contribute to a student's academic, emotional, or behavioral difficulties, and for improving all children's educational outcomes. Concise, consistently formatted chapters from leading researchers describe problem-solving based applications of such core assessment methods as interviews, observations, rating scales, curriculum-based measurement, functional behavioral assessment, and published tests. Including helpful case examples to demonstrate each method in action, the volume also offers invaluable tips on collaborating with teachers and school administrators, writing solution-focused psychoeducational reports, and evaluating the effectiveness of interventions.
By Janet Lee Scott. 2013
Offerings of various kinds - food, incense, paper money and figures - have been central to Chinese culture for millennia,… and as a public, visual display of spiritual belief, they are still evident today in China and in Chinatowns around the world. Using Hong Kong as a case study, Janet Scott looks at paper offerings from every conceivable angle - how they are made, sold, and used. Her comprehensive investigation touches on virtually every aspect of Chinese popular religion as it explores the many forms of these intricate objects, their manufacture, their significance, and their importance in rituals to honor gods, care for ancestors, and contend with ghosts.
By Sylvia Brown, Mary Dowd Struck. 2002
While a number of books exist which deal with various aspects of the postnatal experience - breastfeeding, exercise, motherhood, post-partum… depression - this is the first complete source of information on what a woman experiences both physically and emotionally in the days, weeks and months after childbirth. It is also the only book in its field which balances medical advice with practical tips and numerous references to alternative remedies. From Sylvia Brown, a mother, and Mary Dowd Struck, RN,MS,CNM, a nurse/midwife, comes The Post-Pregnancy Handbook, a wonderfully comprehensive, honest self-help guide which every new (and repeat) mother should keep by her bedside. Brown and Struck give detailed guidance on: The First Few Days - alleviating discomfort from the after-effects of labor or a ceasarian - making the hospital stay more pleasant- coping with possible medical complications The First Few Weeks - organizing home life with a new baby - surviving fatigue- breastfeeding successfully - managing older siblings, parents and friends- introducing a new dimension to the couple (returning to sex after childbirth)- navigating the new mother's dietary needs- identifying and overcoming a range of emotional difficulties from "baby blues" to severe postnatal depression- dealing with stress, guilt and that elusive maternal instinct The First Year- achieving a complete physical recovery: how to get back into shape from the inside out - restoring strength and tone to the pelvic floor- countering the legacies of pregnancy: problems with hair, skin, and varicose veinsA thorough, straightforward guide to helping the new mother achieve an effective and harmonious recovery.
By Thich Nhat Hanh, Philippe Ames, Nguyen Thi Hop. 2001
Combining the stories and meditation practices from the previous edition of A Pebble for your Pocket with those collected in… Under the Rose Apple Tree and several new stories, this completely revised edition is comprised of Buddhist parables and stories from the author's own childhood experiences. They elucidate principles of Buddhism and mindfulness practice, giving young readers and their parents concrete advise on handling difficult emotions like anger. Written in a highly accessible style that doesn't rely on lot of jargon or difficult vocabulary, this collection emphasizes the importance of the present moment through vivid metaphors, original allegories, and colorful stories. Young readers learn about handling anger, living in the present moment, and "interbeing" - the interconnectedness of all things. Thich Nhat Hanh offers various practices that children can do on their own or with others that will help them to transform anger and unhappiness and reconnect to the wonders of nature and the joy of living in the present moment.
By Frank M. Gresham. 2018
This book reviews evidence-based, multi-tiered practices for promoting social-emotional learning (SEL) with typically developing students as well as those with… special needs. Leading authority Frank M. Gresham, codeveloper of the Social Skills Improvement System--Rating Scales, describes how to systematically assess K-12 students' social skills and plan and implement universal, selected, and intensive interventions. His approach is grounded in cutting-edge research on social-emotional competencies and their role in adjustment and academic achievement. Emphasizing what works, the book showcases programs and strategies that are sequenced, active, focused, and explicit. Detailed case examples and lesson plans illustrate different levels and types of SEL intervention. Reproducible assessment tools can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.
By Marcia Barnes, G Lyon, Jack Fletcher, Lynn Fuchs. 2019
Reviewing the state of the science of learning disabilities (LDs) and describing effective educational practices, this authoritative volume has been… significantly revised and expanded with more than 70% new material. Foremost LD experts identify effective principles of assessment and instruction within the framework of multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS). With a focus on what works in the classroom, the book explores the full range of reading, mathematics, and writing disabilities. It synthesizes knowledge from neuropsychology, cognitive neuroscience, and special and general education. Illustrations include eight color plates. As a special supplement, a chapter on the history of the LD field from the first edition is provided at the companion website. New to This Edition *Heightened emphasis on intervention, including significant new developments in reading comprehension and math. *Reflects major scientific advances in understanding LDs. *Chapter on principles of effective instruction and MTSS. *Chapter on automaticity in reading, math, and writing. *Chapter on challenges in real-world implementation of evidence-based practices. *Chapter on the validity of the LD construct.
By Sonia Choquette. 2008
We’re all spiritual beings with a spiritual support system on the Other Side that oversees and helps guide our lives… from the moment we’re born to the moment we leave our physical bodies and return to Spirit. <P><P>Not knowing this fact is a severe handicap, as the Universe is designed to care for and nurture all its creatures and help make our life’s journey easier and more successful. When we learn how to connect with our angelic guides, our lives naturally fall into a pattern of ease and flow during which we grow our souls, fulfill our life’s purpose, and make our time on Earth endlessly entertaining. <P><P>This fascinating and inspirational book by Sonia Choquette provides all the information you need to help you connect with your spirit guides so that you can enjoy all the love, abundance, and joy you’re entitled to.
By Sarah Brown, Kimberly Gibbons, Bradley C. Niebling. 2019
This accessible volume helps school leadership teams accomplish the crucial yet often overlooked task of improving universal instruction--Tier 1 within… a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS). Strong universal instruction reduces the numbers of PreK–12 students who may need additional services and supports. Providing clear action steps and encouraging guidance, the expert authors present a roadmap for evaluating the effectiveness of Tier 1, identifying barriers to successful implementation, and making and sustaining instructional improvements. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book includes 27 reproducible checklists, worksheets, and forms. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.