The Constitution established the law of the land in 1789. A response to the inadequacies of the Articles of Confederation, the Constitution provided the framework for our government and judicial system. This new audiobook explores the framer's goals and intents in the drafting of the document, as well as the debates, and examines at how and why our nation still lives by its principles.
Su cara lo hace distinto y él solo quiere ser uno más. Camina siempre mirando al suelo, la cabeza gacha, y con el flequillo tratando en vano de esconder su rostro, pero, aun así, es objeto de miradas furtivas, susurros ahogados y codazos de asombro. August sale poco. Su vida transcurre entre las acogedoras paredes de su casa, entre la compañía de su familia, su perra Daisy, y las increíbles historias de La guerra de las galaxias.
Describes the events leading up to the Declaration of Independence as well as the personalities and politics behind its framing.
Mary, mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? This audiobook gives a brief explanation of what flowers need to thrive. Is it just sun, soil, and water?
Polar bears... grizzly bears... Caribou.... moose... snowshoe hares... bald eageles. There is a wonderful variety of wild animals that live in Alaska. This audiobook Introduces the animals that live and thrive in Alaska's harsh environment.
Meet the Wizard of Menlo Park, and see how he grew from a lonely, inquisitive boy who carried out experiments in his basement to the smart, enterprising, and imaginative inventor who gave us the stock-market ticker, helped develop the phonograph and cinema, and even came up with the first storage battery and electric car.
Crazy Horse was a respected war leader of the Oglala Lakota, who fought against the U.S. federal government in an effort to preserve the traditions and values of the Lakota way of life and participated in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in June 1876. He later died in a scuffle against soldiers when captured.
On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of the bus and give up her seat to a white man. This refusal to give up her dignity sparked the Montgomery bus boycott, a yearlong struggle, and a major victory in the civil rights movement.
"interesting informative... just a bit dull"
At least as far back as the ancient myth of Icarus, humans longed to fly - but it wasn't until December 17, 1903, on the windy dunes of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, that the dream finally came true. And it was all thanks to Orville and Wilbur Wright, two former bicycle mechanics who built their first toy plane - a rubber-band powered rotary - when they were just children.
Prepare to be surprised. Roopa Pai's spirited, one-of-a-kind retelling of the epic conversation between Pandava prince Arjuna and his mentor and friend Krishna busts myths about the Bhagavad Gita. Lucid, thought-provoking and brimming with fun trivia, this audiobook will stay with you long after you have heard the last words. Why haven't you listened to it yet?
Sheldon convinces Lucy, Sam, April, and Amanda to join him at a weeklong sleepaway summer camp - Camp Paleo: Live Like a Caveman. Like cavemen, they're going to have to make do without air-conditioning or a heated pool. They'll learn archery and dig for fossils. And Grandma's coming, too; she's taking a job as lunch lady for the camp next door.
A fourteen year old boy invents a comicbook fantasy world ruled by a bookdwelling insect named Frankenlouse. I am called Nick. I was fourteen the year of this story, the year that changed my life . . .Nick Reber is a cadet with cartoonist dreams. Nick's father, a bythebooks control freak, believes his son's creative aspirations are a waste of time. As commanding officer of Blister Military Academy, he makes Nick march in step - or else.
When Cold War tension was at its height, Joseph ("call me Joe") McCarthy conducted an anti-Communist crusade endorsed by millions of Americans, despite his unfair and unconstitutional methods.
Newbery Award-winning author Russell Freedman offers up this powerful account of the survival of American soldiers while camped at Valley Forge during a crucial period in the American Revolution. George Washington's army almost perished during the winter of 1777-78. Camped at Valley Forge, about twenty miles from Philadelphia, the revolutionaries endured severe hardship because the army's supply system had collapsed. They were without food, clothing, and blankets.
When the Delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution, they knew it was not perfect. They were concerned their government might be too powerful and not respect the rights of its citizens. So at the first session of the United States Congress in 1789, they voted on a set of ten amendments, aimed to preserve and protect the rights and liberties of all citizens.
How did the colonists of Jamestown and Maryland live and die? Forensic anthropology provides an incredible array of answers. Scientists can look into a grave and determine the skeleton's gender, age at time of death, nationality, and sometimes even economic standing within minutes. Laboratory studies can provide cause of death information.
From their top-selling albums and sensational sold-out tours to their forthcoming TV series and Disney Channel original movie Camp Rock, the Jonas Brothers have gone from obscurity to superstardom in the course of a year, and Kevin, Joe, and Nick are here to stay.
Cheerleaders blend amazing athletic skills and spirited talent to perform breathtaking stunts. They work hard to boost school pride and win over judges at stiff competitions. Coaches expect teamwork, dedication, good grades, and healthy attitudes. From warm-up stretches and proper form to voice projection and time management, this series delivers fun tips and surprising details that score big with listeners!
Cheerleaders blend amazing athletic skills and spirited talent to perform breathtaking stunts. They work hard to boost school pride and win over judges at stiff competitions. Coaches expect teamwork, dedication, good grades, and healthy attitudes. From warm-up stretches and proper form to voice projection and time management, this series delivers fun tips and surprising details that score big with readers!
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep by Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin, read by Rachel Bavidge and Roy McMillian. This groundbreaking number-one best seller is sure to turn nightly bedtime battles into a loving and special end-of-day ritual. This child-tested, parent-approved story uses an innovative technique that brings a calm end to any child's day.
"story is amazing but audible spoils the ending"
Captivating bedtime meditations to bring peace, joy, and calm to the end of the day. There are three segments in this audio, each approximately 18 minutes in length. Choose from: By the Sea, An Adventure in Space, and Snowflake. May be used any time for general relaxation as well as bedtime.
These stunning meditations vary from 4 to 10 minutes each in length and can be used separately or run together. Tracks include: Jellyfish Relaxation; An Underwater Dolphin Ride; The Magic Rainbow; Butterfly Relaxation; Enchanted Garden, and a Hot Air Balloon Trip. Beautiful calm journeys to help children with confidence, self esteem, and creativity.
"My children love this"
On the 16th of December, 1944, in the frozen forests of the Ardennes, the German army attacked American Allied forces, making one last attempt to turn the tide of World War II. Thus began the long, hard slog of a battle that was nicknamed by the media as the Battle of the Bulge. Lasting more than a month, it led to tens of thousands of casualties. Sir Winston Churchill called it "the greatest American battle of the war and...an ever-famous American victory".
This is the most unique quiz show ever! Brian Brain's quizzes can be enjoyed by the whole family. Why? Because there are always two sets of questions: one for the younger members of the family (the Budding Brains) and one for the grown ups (the Boffs). Each Budding Brain question is taken from the basis of the UK National Curriculum and is specific to the child's age group, Key Stage, and subject. So whatever the age of your child, everybody can compete with each other on a level playing field!
Denizen Hardwick doesn't believe in magic - until he's ambushed by a monster created from shadows and sees it destroyed by sunlight. Now Denizen is about to discover that there's a world beyond the one he knows. A world of living darkness where an unseen enemy awaits. Fortunately for humanity, between us and the shadows stand the Knights of the Borrowed Dark. Unfortunately for Denizen, he's one of them....
"Really enjoyable book by a really promising writer"
Does your child have a tendancy to get worried and anxious? This gentle and relaxing Download for six- to nine-year-olds could be just what they need! It helps them release worrying thoughts and feelings and feel more calm and comfortable inside. Children, imagine breathing in a wonderful calm colour and breathing out unwanted thoughts or feelings into an air balloon or into the basket underneath. As they watch their worries float off into the distance they are given suggestions for feeling calm, comforted, and more confident.
There are so many ways that we can practice loving ourselves. Each day, there are little things that we can do to remind ourselves just how great we really are. From morning to night, follow along in this book and practice ways to love yourself. Learn tools to deal with people who make you feel bad. Face uncomfortable situations. Understand mindfulness and why it helps you manage your feelings. Discover a you that is totally fantastic! Totally mindful!
French Club is packed with songs, rhymes, jokes and tongue twisters designed to be engaging, memorable and enjoyable. Children as young as 3 and as old as 12 will enjoy singing along to the catchy rhythms of French Club. Learning language from a young age should be a fun, stress-free activity. By listening and joining in as native speaking French children have fun in French, your child will be learning without even realising it.
The first in a fantastically funny new history series from the acclaimed Tony Robinson, who takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining, smelly and disgusting bits about the Egyptians! It's history, but not as we know it!
What can you do when you're trapped in a technology time warp? When Louis's parents decide he spends too much time 'glued to screens' they come up with their worst idea ever - a total ban on tablets, computers and mobiles! Louis needs a plan to fight back, and fast! Can his best friend Maddy come to the rescue? This is the brilliantly funny sequel to My Parents Are Driving Me Crazy.
Learn all about the Savage Stone Age, with all the nasty bits left in. You probably thought that Stone Age people spent all their time standing stones up on one end and rubbing sticks together to make fires.
Tony Robinson takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining, smelly, and disgusting bits about World War II!
"Ave Maria, gegrüßt seist du, Maria!" Eugen Eule will wissen, wer das eigentlich wann und zu wem gesagt hat. In der Bibel werden Freddy und Eugen fündig: Das junge Mädchen Maria freut sich gerade über ihre Verlobung mit Joseph, dem Zimmermann. Da steht plötzlich ein Engel in ihrem Zimmer!
Ein Engel, der kämpfen kann? Eugen Eule hat ihn in der Bibel aufgespürt und gleich Freddy davon berichtet. Außerdem gibt es da noch einen Mann, der mit dem Engel im Zweikampf stand: Jakob. Außer dieser spannenden Begegnung hat Jakob in seinem Leben noch mehr Abenteuer zu bestehen. Denn Gott hat einen ganz bestimmten Plan für ihn.
Aaron soll gemeinsam mit seinem Bruder Mose die Israeliten befreien, die in Ägypten als Sklaven leben. Das ist gar nicht so einfach, denn der ägyptische Pharao ist ein sehr hartherziger Mann. Und auch in der Freiheit ist das Abenteuer für Aaron und Mose noch längst nicht vorbei... Und Freddy und Eugen sind hautnah dabei.
Freddy und Eugen haben in der Bibel einen interessanten Typen aufgespürt: Markus. Eigentlich kein typischer Held. Zum Beispiel läuft er davon, als Jesus verhaftet wird. Und das auch noch ohne Klamotten! Leider kein Einzelfall im Leben von Markus. Ob Gott ihn trotzdem für irgendwas gebrauchen kann?
The first two thrilling adventures in the brand-new collectible series for children, from survival expert and Chief Scout Bear Grylls. Each audiobook follows a different child on an outdoor activity camp. This volume features two exciting adventures. Blizzard Challenge: Can his adventure with Bear Grylls change Olly's mind about teamwork and perseverance? Desert Challenge: Sophie loves activity camp...but is terrified of insects. Will Sophie overcome her fear of insects back in the real world?