The touching story of Irene and her family trying to escape the horrors of Holocaust to end up in a frozen field of the no man's land, in a Siberian labor camp, in an impoverished village in Uzbekistan. starving. It is a story of courage, determination, perseverance and the power of the human spirit.
Irene spent 8 years of her life in orphanages, but this did not destroy her dreams and desire to live live a full and rich life.
Unfortunately, most students don't have the wealth of words or the volume of vocabulary that enable them to get top scores on the SAT I (the test that most people call "the SAT"). The fact that you don't have an SAT vocabulary isn't due to a lack of intelligence, it's due to the fact that almost everyone speaks using concise sentences that get to the point, rather than belabor it. Everyone begins with a different level of vocabulary. You may already know half of the words here or you may only know a few. Regard of how strong or weak your vocabulary currently is, SAT Vocabulary For Dummies will help you build your vocabulary and boost your test scores. SAT Vocabulary For Dummies focuses exclusively on the vocabulary you need to know to get a good verbal score on the SAT. In this fun and easy-to-understand guide, test-prep guru Suzee Vlk provides you with a reliable way to increase your vocabulary--and scores. Unlike most vocabulary books, which provide long, boring, alphabetical lists of words, this groundbreaking guide organizes vocabulary into easy-to-remember categories (such as "personal appearance," "intelligence," or "money"). This book also: Focuses on "hot" SAT words--the 500 or so that turn up again and again on the exams Illustrates the meaning of words by placing them in the context of a sentence--usually through humorous stories Delivers lots of practical tips and tools for remembering tough words Gives the lowdown on roots Lists antonyms and synonyms and shows ways to increase comprehension using context Contains practice questions with answer explanations Packed with tips, tricks, stories, and jokes that will help build your vocabulary, SAT Vocabulary For Dummies is a pain way to get a handle on the words that you need to master before you take the SAT.
Journey to the Center of Prague! "If European cities were a necklace, Prague would be a diamond among the pearls." –Jean-Claude Adéméci And there's no city in the world quite like Prague, Czech Republic! And for a limited time, Passport to European Travel Guides offers this comprehensive, yet quick and concise, 5-day guide to Prague—home to "Fred and Ginger" (among a few other things) and on sale now for just $2.
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Avalon Needs a Hero! It started with a quest to find the home of all magic: Avalon. It may end in darkness. Three girls, Emily, Adriane, and Kara, their fates set long ago, were to become mages. They were to discover the secrets of Avalon and save
Tears of Hope is the riveting story of a middle eastern woman that recounts the tragedy after tragedy she has experienced throughout her lifetime. War. Poverty. Escaping death three times. Burying 13 close family members by the age of 26. Sexual and physical child abuse. Neglect. Fourth-grade education. Severe Dyslexia. Marriage at 14. Motherhood at 15. Psychological and emotional abuse. Domestic violence.
Single motherhood. Immigration. Culture shock. Bankruptcy. Fighting for her teenage daughter. Becoming a grandmother at 32. Dealing with her mother's breast cancer. Any one of these tragedies or struggles could easily cripple a person. So how did one woman manage to not only survive all of these misfortunes but also overcome them to establish a happy marriage, develop a business, and become a United States citizen? Although it's against Middle Eastern culture to open up about such intimate, personal matters, in an effort to help others realize that it is possible to overcome life's greatest challenges-no matter how hope a situation may appear-when you keep hope alive. Learn more about Middle Eastern culture. See maps and special reports. Tears of Hope donates one dollar from every book or CD sold to war victims, dyslexia education, and women & children in need.
With incomparable brilliance, Anthony Trollope witnessed and recorded life during the later decades of Queen Victoria's reign. Now Trollope's own life comes under equally lively scrutiny, thanks to the acclaimed author of Queen Mary and Sins of the Fathers. By relating the plots and characters in Trollope's novels to real experiences, James Pope-Hennessey has produced one of the fullest and most absorbing biographies around.
Missy Franklin is one of the most talented swimmers in the world. She is a four-time Olympic gold medalist and currently holds the world record in the 200-meter backstroke and American records in both the 100-meter and 200-meter backstroke.
She was Swimming World’s World Swimmer of the Year and the American Swimmer of the Year in 2012. This story tells of her rise in fame and humbleness in the sport.