The all-powerful roman empire lies in tatters, its western provinces dismembered into a patchwork of new kingdoms ruled by barbarians. He went toe-to-toe with the empire's most powerful enemies. Belisarius: the first shall Be Last is a historical novel that recreates the early life of this amazing hero. At a time when roman power was practically extinct, Belisarius did what no sane Roman thought possible.
Belisarius: The First Shall Be Last #ad - The novel is a fascinating introduction to the Justinianic period the last gasp of the Roman Empire and the infancy of Christendom in both the East and West. The first shall be Last is the first book in the Belisarius series. Used book in Good Condition. Religious controversies spawn catastrophic military uprisings.
New and dangerous barbarian hordes appear on the frontier year after year. In constantinople, the New Rome, the Eastern Roman emperor is beset by problems.
Let's Chat About Economics!: basic principles through everyday scenariosGichigami Press #ad - Kids do this each day when they decide which shirt to wear, which TV show to watch or what to eat for lunch. In making these choices, demand, they are using the economic principles of scarcity, supply, opportunity costs and diminishing returns. Now is the perfect time to chat with your child about economics and prominent economist Dr.
Written for families of elementary-age children, Let's Chat About Economics identifies and illustrates basic economic principles through familiar scenarios. Arthur laffer shows you how to get started. Children will recognize economics in action through everyday examples like shopping for groceries, planning a family trip, saving allowance and buying the latest, must-have tech gadget.
Let's Chat About Economics!: basic principles through everyday scenarios #ad - Children are economists, it’s time to chat about it! Economics is the study of choices people make to be happy. Don't waste another minute, start chatting about economics with the children in your life today! This book provides a framework for adults parents, grandparents and teachers to discuss economics with young children and continue these observations and conversations throughout life.
When children understand the basic economic principles, they have a solid foundation of how the world works and can apply the same reasoning to make choices that serve their goals and unique purpose.
The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe Scientists in the Field SeriesHMH Books for Young Readers #ad - Those missing bees became the first reported casualties of a mysterious scourge that continues to plague honey bee populations today. In the hive detectives, loree griffin burns profiles bee wranglers and bee scientists across the country who have been working to understand colony collapse disorder, who raises bees and bottles blue ribbon honey; and Dennis vanEngelsdorp, and Maryann Frazier, or CCD: the Hackenburgs, Diana Cox-Foster, who move their three thousand beehives from coast to coast in order to pollinate crops; Mary Duane, Jeffrey Pettis, who study bees from every possible angle in an attempt to discover what is killing them.
In this dramatic and enlightening chronicle of a modern honey bee catastrophe, readers explore the lives of the fuzzy, buzzing insects we ought to love. So just imagine beekeeper dave hackenburg’s horror when, in 2006, he discovered twenty million of his buzzing charges had vanished without a trace. There would be no sweet, and—worst of all—barely a fruit, delicious honey, nut, no beeswax for creams and candles, or vegetable to eat.
The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe Scientists in the Field Series #ad - Without honey bees the world would be a very different place. And join the human quest to protect them. A fascinating book from the Scientists in the Field series. Booklist, starred review.
The 20th Century in PoetryPegasus Books #ad - Auden, e. Used book in Good Condition. S. H. Cummings, robert penn warren, and a host of others, ted hughes, frank o’hara, Allen Ginsberg, Dylan Thomas, Sylvia Plath, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, John Updike, Kingsley Amis, Bob Dylan, this richly rewarding collection captures the history of the twentieth century within one monumental volume.
Chesterton, philip Larkin, Ezra Pound, T. H. Merwin. Lawrence, Robert Frost, G. K. Yeats to Seamus Heaney and W. S. S. Here A. Housman rubs shoulders with T. Eliot, showing that traditional forms can hold their own against the modernist orthodoxy. Including poems by noel Coward, James Joyce, Rudyard Kipling, D. E. Eliot, william carlos Williams, Langston Hughes, Wallace Stevens, W.
The 20th Century in Poetry #ad - E. This impressive anthology presents over four hundred poems written during the twentieth century. Covering every major period of our cultural history―supporting their stance that no poet works in isolation from contemporary events―the editors have placed each poem within its historical context as well as the century’s overall poetic development.
The Singing Tree Newbery Library, PuffinPuffin Books #ad - Jancsi hardly even recognizes Kate when she appears at Peter and Mari’s wedding wearing nearly as many petticoats as the older girls wear. And jancsi himself, astride his prized horse, doesn’t seem to Kate to be quite so boyish anymore. Father has given jancsi permission to be in charge of his own herd, and Kate has begun to think about going to dances.
A newbery honor book - from the author of The White StagLife on the Hungarian plains is changing quickly for Jancsi and his cousin Kate. Then, russian soldiers, the two cousins must grow up all the sooner in order to take care of the farm and all the relatives, when Hungary must send troops to fight in the Great War and Jancsi’s father is called to battle, and German war orphans who take refuge there.
The Singing Tree Newbery Library, Puffin #ad - A spontaneous, lively tale”—The New York Times Used book in Good Condition.
Famous Men of the Middle AgesCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Notable characters featured in famous men of the Middle Ages include Attila the Hun, Charlemagne, William the Conqueror, Frederick Barbarossa, Marco Polo, and William Tell. Each story in this book by john Haaren is told in a clear, simple manner, and is well calculated to awaken and stimulate the youthful imagination.
Used book in Good Condition. Somewhat surprisingly, famous Men of the Middle Ages also includes a chapter about one woman: Joan of Arc. Famous men of the middle ages features attractive biographical sketches of thirty-five of the most prominent characters in the history of the Middle Ages, from the barbarian invasions to the invention of the printing press.
When the Christ Came-The Road to Jerusalem Yesterday's Classics The Bible for School and HomeYesterday's Classics #ad - All of these are well covered in this commentary, as are the moving scenes from Holy Week leading up to the Crucifixion and Resurrection. All eight volumes in the bible for school and Home series, used in Charlotte Mason’s schools, and intended for parents and teachers to use in preparing Bible lessons for the children in their charge.
Used book in Good Condition. Each of the volumes contains two dozen or more lessons, preceded by the same lengthy introduction to sound teaching practices, a section which is well worth reading. Knowing his time is limited, including the parables of the Lost Sheep, the Prodigal Son, the Ten Virgins, Jesus packs these last days full of powerful teachings, the Lost Coin, the Good Samaritan, and the Talents.
When the Christ Came-The Road to Jerusalem Yesterday's Classics The Bible for School and Home #ad - For each lesson, then provides background information you can incorporate in your telling of the story to gain the interest of your children, Smyth specifies the Biblical passages to cover, carefully framed questions you can use to draw their attention to the main points, and ways you might direct the conversation to stir their affections and their actions.
In this sixth volume in the bible for School and Home series, the scene shifts to Jerusalem where Jesus is going to die.
Brushwork: Elementary Brush-Forms Yesterday's ClassicsYesterday's Classics #ad - The instruction starts with a series of vertical, horizontal, and diagonal brush stroke exercises, followed by a couple of designs created using those elements. The rest of the lessons alternate between showing how strokes may be combined to represent natural objects such as flowers, and birds, animals, insects, and then using them in designs.
Used book in Good Condition. Introduces the beginning student to elementary brush strokes, made by filling the brush with color and then laying it on the paper. Only six colors are used in the lessons, with two required for each exercise, giving students lots of opportunities to work with pigments to obtain the hues desired.
The Prophets and Kings Yesterday's Classics The Bible for School and HomeYesterday's Classics #ad - He treats the whole subject in bold, broad outline, exciting interest in this era through a series of biographies. Used book in Good Condition. In this fourth volume in the bible for school and home series, Smyth handles the prophets TOGETHER WITH their kings, rather than discussing the kings first followed by the prophets according to the order they appear in the Bible.
Stronger Than Steel: Spider Silk DNA and the Quest for Better Bulletproof Vests, Sutures, and Parachute Rope Scientists in the Field SeriesHMH Books for Young Readers #ad - In stronger than steel, transgenic alfalfa, and goats, silkworm silk, readers enter Randy Lewis' lab where they come face to face with golden orb weaver spiders, whose milk contains the proteins to spin spider silk--and to weave a nearly indestructible fiber. Learn how this amazing material might someday be used to repair or replace human ligaments and bones, strengthen parachute rope, improve body armor, and even tether an airplane to an aircraft carrier! Readers explore rapid advancements in the application of genetic medicine and their potential to save and improve lives while considering the crucial ethical concerns of genetic research.
A timely addition to the acclaimed Scientists in the Field series. Used book in Good Condition.
A Rational Guide to Verse: Scansion Made Simple, Second EditionAcoustic Learning Inc. #ad - The first edition of this book recognized Shakespeare's use of non-pentametric rhyming verse; however, the scans created for prescannedshakespeare. Com have also found pairs of lines, within stanzas of blank verse, that are a length other than pentameter. Its approach to scansion is adapted from principles of verse set forth by Edgar Allan Poe and is supported by evidence from psycholinguistics and phonetic science.
The explanations given here are grounded in the natural law of equality, so that any reader may intuitively grasp the logic and sense of metered verse. Used book in Good Condition. These lines of unusual length always appear in pairs; therefore, because they are equal to each other, they maintain the principle of equality essential for rhythmical verse.
A Rational Guide to Verse: Scansion Made Simple, Second Edition #ad - Students should find it easier to speak verse more naturally. Each of these new marks has been derived from rhythmic patterns observed across multiple Shakespearean texts, and all of them have been implemented on prescannedshakespeare. Com. For student recitation, the relationship between punctuation, scansion, and recitation has been clarified, and a breath mark has been introduced to encourage thoughtful use of expressive pausing.
Introduction to the second edition: This second edition of Scansion Made Simple has developed out of practical application of the first-edition material. Readers will learn how and why verse structure produces aesthetic effects.