"Give me a dollar or I'll spit on you."..Meet Bradley Chalkers. He's the oldest child in the class. He tells ENORMOUS lies. He picks fights with girls. The teachers say he has 'serious behaviour problems'. And no one likes him Except Carla, the new school counsellor. She thinks Bradley is sensitive and generous, and she even enjoys his far-fetched stories. Carla knows that Bradley could change, if only he weren't afraid to try. Sometimes the hardest thing in the world is believing in yourself...A heartwarming story of isolation, bravery and acceptance from the bestselling author of Holes, Louis Sachar.
'What he thought he had discovered, in place of the joyful candour that she usually displayed, was an irony which was neither less cheerful nor less childish, but which troubled him . . . He wondered now if his exultation wasn't down to the fact that she was playing a part, not just to deceive him, not just to hide something from him, but for the pleasure of acting a part'
It has taken thirty-one years, but the story will now finally be told. It's a story of love, compassion, and forgiveness. Lillie Hopkins had a miraculous encounter that changed her life forever on the day she gave birth to her one and only child. The joy and excitement she had previously anticipated suddenly disappeared and was replaced with the unbearable realization that something dreadful had occurred and things had gone horribly wrong. She was absolutely devastated and consumed with an irreparable broken heart. Excruciating sadness, agonizing sorrow, and total brokenness threatened her very desire to live, but then she had an angelic encounter which left her with indescribable peace. You will discover how Lillie caught a glimpse of heaven and was touched by an angel on April 21, 1980, the day her beloved son, Derrich, was born.
Who is Lucky Saint? She's a fifteen year old wild child who discovered her mother's murdered body floating in the family swimming pool when she was only five years old.
With this Eighth Edition, The Musical Classroom celebrates thirty years as a leading resource for future and in-service teachers as they engage children in the exciting world of music! Teachers, with the help of this user-friendly text, can develop the understandings and skills needed to teach elementary school music. The forty-four model lessons are the centerpiece to the book's long-lasting success. A collection of over 170 children's songs from around the world; instructional information for learning to play the recorder, keyboard, guitar, and Autoharp(TM); and the theoretical, pedagogical, and practical backgrounds needed for reaching all learners complete the comprehensive resource of The Musical Classroom. Note: This is the standalone book, if you want the book/CD order the ISBN below: 0205763642 / 9780205763641 Musical Classroom, The: Backgrounds, Models, and Skills for Elementary Teaching with CD Package consists of 0205687458 / 9780205687459 Musical Classroom, The: Backgrounds, Models, and Skills for Elementary Teaching 0205687474 / 9780205687473 Compact Disc for Musical Classroom
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