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Hicks, Craig
This kit is designed for libraries and elementary schools, using the exciting hockey picture book story 'Overtime'. This story visually portrays exciting play-by-play action creating the drama and thrill of a live game. The children have front row seats to this thrilling game and will not leave until that winning goal is scored. The spirit of teamwork, the essence of fair play, the value of hard work, and the virtue of sportsmanship are woven throughout the story. This Kit includes a color display/storage box that contains the following: 1 hardcover 'big book' (56 pages; 450x300mm) designed for shared reading; 10 perfect bound copies (56 pages; 215x280mm) for group reading and circulation; 1 reproducible activity book (48 pages) for follow-up literacy activities; and, 1 full-color poster.
Coloursports Publishing Incorporated, 2008, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Box Set. .
ISBN: 9780980995015
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Inventory #22021
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 66.00 approx. - € 58.00 approx.)
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Minear, Tish and Limon, Janet
The Ancient Pueblo people, also known mistakenly as the Anasazi, were a prehistoric Native American culture located around the present day 'Four Corners' areas of the Southwest United States. This area encompasses the Colorado Plateau, and extends from central New Mexico to southern Nevada, Utah and Arizona. The topography of this panoramic region varies greatly, including high plateaus, vast horizontal mesas, sleep walled canyons, and sandstone windows and bridges sculpted by water erosion. In cliff areas with harder stone, rock overhangs formed and served as building sites for adobe dwellings often accessible only by rope or rock climbing. Numerous national parks and monuments such as Mesa Verde, Grand Canyon, Sunset Crater and Chaco Canyon provide stunning scenery and a well-preserved window into the area's fascinating prehistoric past.Divided geographically, this expanded edition includes tips on visiting reservations, attending ceremonies, buying arts and crafts, and adjusting to 'Indian time'. The revised format provides easy reader access to a wealth of information, and includes dozens of new sites, selected places to stay, eat and shop, a calendar of various powwows and other tribal ceremonies, a section on language, points of interest, maps, and 16 pages of full colour photographs. This book also examines locations such as the Gila Cliff Dwellings Monument, the Taos Pueblo, and The Denver Art Museum, which houses an extensive collection of North American native art. 481pp.
Hippocrene Books Inc., 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Expanded Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780781811989
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Inventory #23817
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Edited By Teng,P.S. Etc.
Systems approaches for agricultural development are needed to determine rational strategies for the role of agriculture in national development. Mathematical models and computer simulation provide objective tools for applying science to determine and evaluate options for resource management at field, farm and regional scales. However, these tools would not be fully utilizable without incorporating social and economic dimensions into their application. The second international symposium, Systems Approaches for Agricultural Development, held in Los Banos, 6-8 December 1995, fostered this link between the bio-physical sciences and the social sciences in the choice of keynote papers and oral presentations, a selection of which is included in this book. The book's contents reflect how systems approaches have moved beyond the research mode into the application mode. The number and quality of interdisciplinary research projects reported from different parts of the globe, to determine land use options that will meet multiple goals and yet sustain natural resource bases, is a key indicator of this "coming of age". 468pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792342852
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Inventory #15599
Price: £ 70.00 GBP ($ 92.40 approx. - € 81.20 approx.)
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Matthews, T. S.
Mattews shows us glimpses of his life in Princeton, Oxford, pre-tourism Mallorca, rural New Jersey and Florida. He tells an honest and moving story about his life and marriage, reflecting on life, writing and friendship, presenting an unforgettable picture of Robert Graves.N.B. Previouw owners book plate on front paste down. Head and tail of D/J spine rubbed. 354pp.
Cassell, 1979, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First British Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0304304085
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Inventory #23484
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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Francis, Daniel
British Columbia's colourful story has been told many times, but until now no one has attempted to relate the chronicle specifically for young readers. From the gold rush to the Gumboot Navy and from 'bride ships' to WAC, Bennett, BC history comes alive in this highly illustrated and vivid account by award-winning writer and historian Daniel Francis. Starting with the story of BC's aboriginal people and their lives prior to the arrival of the Europeans, "Far West" recounts first contact with early explorers such as Captain James Cook and Captain George Vancouver and the changes the fur trade brought to the 'New World'. Francis then describes how BC was born, starting with the gold rush and Confederation eras, going through to modern times and speculating on BC's future. This title is richly illustrated with archival photos, colourful paintings, maps and original illustrations. 175pp.
Harbour Publishing, 2006, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781550175325
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Inventory #26412
Price: £ 11.50 GBP ($ 15.18 approx. - € 13.34 approx.)
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