A werewolf video leaves Micky terrified of dogs. Mum decides the only answer is to get Micky a puppy of his own. To everyone´s surprise, including Micky´s, he chooses a werepuppy. But Wolfie turns out to be a very special pet...and a real joker! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Phyllida Nash. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/000778/bk_bbcw_000778_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Death is just a reason to say, ´´I miss you.´´ Talking to children about death and dying can be a challenging ordeal. See Ya Later, Ralphie was specifically written to help children understand loss, while also bringing comfort and emotional healing. However, the insights within the book will also help bring more peace, clarity, and perspective to parents and adults of all ages. See Ya Later, Ralphie explores the bond between two best friends. It is a delicate and heartwarming story that educates children on coping with the separation from loved ones, and faces their fears associated with tears and sadness. The story presents the issues of death and grieving in an inspiring way, through a combination of lighthearted humor, and uplifting revelation. See Ya Later, Ralphie delivers an unforgettable message that eases the pain of loss, and teaches children that, for the living, the journey of life keeps going, and the love we feel lasts forever. See Ya Later, Ralphie is an important book in the categories of Grief and Bereavement that will help you, your child, and your family, to deal with the effects of death and dying, through the lives and friendship of two adorable dogs. Those we love are never far away. They remain in our hearts, and leave impressions on our souls. There´s a memory in every tear. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Scott Ellis. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/092299/bk_acx0_092299_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Rivals, lovers, a dark plot, a suicide mission...the perfect recipe for marriage? Deyro is brash. Cocky. Arrogant. He´s also one of the best Dragonborn Ranger in Los Angeles. His skill with a blade is almost unparalleled - and he knows it. Alexis survived a horribly abusive childhood to become a skilled fighter. A fierce hunter. A warrior. Her skill with a blade is nearly as good as any Dragonborn Ranger - but she lacks confidence in herself. Paired together, Deyro and Alexis don´t have a friendship. They have a tense partnership - one that is often marked by clashes and angry words. Their bedroom chemistry is almost as intense and angry as their partnership on the battlefield. But when the Council of Kings discovers the illegal alliance between humans and Dragonborn, the pair is asked to do the unthinkable - travel to Chondelai and become political assassins. Their task is perilous. It´s likely a suicide mission. And if they manage to survive, they´ll be required to do something even more profoundly difficult - marry one another. This book is a standalone, no cheating, no cliffhangers, and a guaranteed happy ending! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Melissa Schwairy. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/097872/bk_acx0_097872_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When Captain Justin Thorn is hired to transport equipment and supplies to a mining colony on the moon, he knows it could be dangerous. He doesn´t expect that someone will try to kill him. When they arrive on the moon, Thorn and his crew discover a shocking secret that could jeopardize all life on earth. On their return trip they find that their ship has been sabotaged, leaving them unable to return to Earth without burning up in the atmosphere. Trapped in orbit and with time and air running out, they attempt a daring maneuver that could save their lives, if it doesn´t get them all killed. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Theo Holland. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/056680/bk_acx0_056680_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
What is the definition of strength? At what point is there nothing more to learn than the limits of endurance? When is darkness no longer a contrast to light but a suffocation, and how close to that line can a person walk before she risks her soul? Ten years after she graduated from the Fleet Academe at Terracentrus, Alysha Forrest was captain of the battlecruiser UAV Stardancer with more honor to her name than any other officer her age. But before that dawn there was a night, and it is in the darkness that souls are made...or broken. 1. Language: English. Narrator: K Orion Fray. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/043462/bk_acx0_043462_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Patrick Healy, a teacher, traveled around the world, talked with people in different places, and collected around 500 myths, legends, and folktales and their several alternative versions. His opinion and comments (directly or indirectly) are inevitable. This is the sixth volume of his work, 61 Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Books 1 and 2, in his words. He retold the stories with his opinion and approach to them. Patrick is an Australian writer who has an abiding interest in the folklore of different cultures. He has lived and worked in Hong Kong for over 25 years as a high school teacher. Patrick has traveled extensively throughout Asia and speaks both Cantonese and Mandarin fluently. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Denise Kahn. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/113559/bk_acx0_113559_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This book centralizes the narratives of adult English language learners, teachers, and trainee teachers in the development of a humanistic language pedagogy; their strengths, concerns, and stories inform this practical guide to adult literacy development and English language-culture learning and teaching. The author sets the need to educate the whole person, and to focus on the adult learner?s strengths and assets, against a background of rigorous research and practical experience. This book combines evidence-based pedagogy with a passionate belief in the centrality of the learner and the importance of education and will be invaluable to all those involved in teaching and training related to adult English language learners.
This is the fully revised and expanded second edition of English - One Tongue, Many Voices, a book by three internationally distinguished English language scholars who tell the fascinating, improbable saga of English in time and space. Chapters trace the history of the language from its obscure beginnings over 1500 years ago as a collection of dialects spoken by marauding, illiterate tribes. They show how the geographical spread of the language in its increasing diversity has made English into an international language of unprecedented range and variety. The authors examine the present state of English as a global language and the problems, pressures and uncertainties of its future, online and offline. They argue that, in spite of the amazing variety and plurality of English, it remains a single language.
Most of what we know about writing in a second or foreign language (L2) is based on conclusions drawn from research on L2 writing in English. However, a significant quantity of L2 writing and writing instruction takes place in languages other than English and so there is a need for studies that look beyond English. The chapters in this book focus on languages other than English andinvestigate curricular issues, multiple languages in contact/conflict in L2 writing instructionand student attitudes toward pedagogical practices.The collection as a whole makes a valuable contribution to the study of L2 writing, and it will also prove an essential resource for instructors of second and foreign language writing.
In English Trade and Adventure to Russia in the Early Modern Era , Maria Salomon Arel revisits Anglo-Russian trade in first half of the seventeenth century. Drawing on largely neglected Russian and English sources, she reconstructs the history of the Muscovy Company in a period of expanding opportunities for foreigners in Russia and of tightening links between regional markets across the globe. In her strongly revisionist telling, the Company successfully rebuilt in the aftermath of the devastating Time of Troubles, securing its uniquely privileged position in the Russian market at the hands of a newly installed tsar and Romanov dynasty keen to revive the country?s decimated economy through the stimulus of foreign trade. Meanwhile, on the London end of a trade clearly deemed relevant to commercial and shipping interests increasingly dependent on Russian naval stores and invested in the Russian re-export trades to and from the Mediterranean and Asia, the Company restructured its organization and finances with crucial royal support in furtherance of the ?public good? and early Stuart dynastic honor. As Arel documents, by the 1630s-40s, English trade to Russia was flourishing, as seen in the growing number of Muscovy Company men active all along the Moscow-Archangel route, their substantial commercial infrastructure, extensive supply networks among a broad swath of Russian merchants and traders, and prominent role in the exploitation of monopoly trades established to fill the tsar?s coffers with specie. The picture drawn by Arel overturns a traditional narrative on the Russia trade that has relegated the English to the shadows, demonstrating the tenacity and continued development of their enterprise at the intersection of English commercial expansion, Russian economic growth, and advancing globalization processes. Taking the narrative even further, the book opens up new perspectives and research directions by pointing to an incipient link between the Russian and transatlantic markets, while shifting the lens on the Anglo-Dutch relationship in the Russia trade away from the time-worn dichotomy of cutthroat competition to a more nuanced understanding of mutual cooperation and business association between merchants on the ground, even in the face of commercial and territorial competition between nations.