הוצאת Barron's educational series


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A superb reference book and an ideal instructional textbook for classroom use, this beautifully illustrated guide is organized into units that reflect required courses at leading design colleges. Twenty step-by-step exercises cover methods of finding inspiration, developing observation techniques, a...

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The ability to render eye-catching, convincing robots is a vital skill for artists who design computer games or illustrate graphic novels and comic books. This book presents 50 robot designs for artists to copy, and then embellish with their own creative flourishes. Each design features step-by-step...

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AAT: Grammar and Accent by Ann Cook, author of the best-selling American Accent Training, is a revolutionary way to learn English. It can be used by beginning, intermediate and advanced students. This program simplifies complex grammar. The book and 2-CD set seamlessly combine grammar, vocabu...

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Graphic artists who open this scintillating tutorial discover the beauty secrets of cartoon bombshells, then learn how to give them active roles in stories. Step-by-step illustrations show female anatomy and proportion, ways to render poses and body shapes, and methods to exaggerate or simplify fema...

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The first question to answer when bringing a newly acquired dog into the home is: "What shall we call him—or her?" This delightful little book offers guidelines and suggestions to help pet owners come up with the perfect answer. For instance, what is the canine’s type and character? (It would be...

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A classic English novel is retold here in graphic novel format. Set in nineteenth-century England is this story of Jane Eyre, the governess at Thornfield Manor, and Rochester, lord of the manor. They haven fallen in love, but Rochester harbors a tragic secret that threatens to keep them apart. Barro...

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The IELTS is internationally recognized as fulfilling English language requirements for entry to academic courses by more than 380 American colleges and universities, as well as by higher education institutions in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. This br...

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Here in a single volume is a practical, comprehensive training course for budding illustrators working to master comic book art, graphic novels, fantasy posters, sci-fi book covers and illustrations, and computer games. The author, a highly successful fantasy artist, teaches the basics of human anat...

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A world-famous classic novel is the basis for this brand-new, dramatically illustrated book. Transformed from Victor Hugo’s original text into a graphic novel, this, like other Graphic Classics editions, makes a good introduction for young readers to the imaginative riches of literature. ...

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The respectable Doctor Jekyll has written his will, leaving all his possessions to the strange Mr. Hyde. Later, when Hyde murders an innocent man, Doctor Jekyll claims that he has broken off contact with Hyde. But a secret remains that he dares not reveal. Using the graphic novel format, Graphic ...

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The ancient art of illuminating manuscripts is currently attracting many new enthusiasts among artists, art students, and lovers of calligraphy. The Bible of Illuminated Letters is a volume they’ll all want to add to their collections. It presents step-by-step instructions for recreating twelve il...

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The most commonly used 510 Hebrew verbs are arranged alphabetically in a table format, one verb per page with English pronunciation and translation, and presented in all forms. The book’s additional features include common idioms with example sentences to demonstrate verb usage and a grammar revie...

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The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is now being offered as an internet-based test, or iBT, and the new edition of Barron’s TOEFL manual and accompanying software have been completely revised and updated to reflect the new format. The manual presents seven full-length model TOEFL iBT...

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Here are the books that help teach Shakespeare plays without the teacher constantly needing to explain and define Elizabethan terms, slang, and other ways of expression that are different from our own. Each play is presented with Shakespeare's original lines on each left-hand page, and a modern, eas...

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Artists interested in graphic novels and comic book illustration will find all the guidance and inspiration they need to draw and paint landscapes that evoke myths and legends, lost empires, futuristic planets, dramatic dreamscapes, underwater worlds, and subterranean cities. Easy-to-follow instruct...

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Books in Barron's Easy Way Series make fine textbook supplements in a wide array of subjects, and are also ideal for independent study by high school and college students who want to boost their grades. This brand-new Easy Way title starts with exercises in basic algebra and progresses...

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This set of ten audio compact discs is designed for use with Barron’s How to Prepare for the TOEFL iBT test preparation manual. The CDs may be purchased either with the manual or separately. They present audio prompts for the Listening, Speaking, and Writing sections of all tests in the bo...

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Everybody uses arithmetic on virtually a daily basis, and this book serves as a handy brush-up for general readers while it also helps students master basic skills that they need before moving up to high-school-level math and beyond. It reviews addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, th...

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A world-famous classic novel is the basis for this brand-new, dramatically illustrated book. Transformed from Herman Melville’s original text into a graphic novel, this and other Graphic Classics editions make good introductions for young readers to the imaginative riches of literature. T...

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A world-famous classic novel is the basis for this brand-new, dramatically illustrated book. Transformed from Robert Louis Stevenson’s original text into a graphic novel, this, like other Graphic Classics editions, makes a good introduction for young readers to the imaginative riches of l...

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Barron’s popular Shakespeare Made Easy series “translates” Shakespeare’s plays into lively modern English that today’s readers can understand, while also retaining the Bard’s original and immortal lines. The newest addition to this enduring series is Shakespeare’s pastoral roma...

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An ambitious nobleman intends to become king of the Scots. He and his lady allow nothing to stop them--including murder. The attractive and rapidly growing Graphic Classics series uses the graphic novel format to introduce children to many of the world's greatest literary works. The atmosph...

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Books in Barron's foreign language Grammar Series are small in size but filled with helpful fast-reference information for language students. They make fine supplements to standard textbooks. Topics covered include parts of speech, sentence structure, punctuation, idioms, and pronunciation ad...

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The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is now being offered as an internet-based test, or iBT, and the new edition of Barron’s TOEFL manual and accompanying software have been completely revised and updated to reflect the new format. The manual presents seven full-length model TOEFL iBT...

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More than 150 titles in Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals series offer basic advice and instruction on housing, feeding, protection against disease and parasites, and caring for pets of every imaginable kind. All books are heavily illustrated with color photos and instructive line art. Th...

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Books in the popular Easy Way series present basic subject matter in clear language. Material is presented in a way that makes these books ideal as self-teaching guides, but Easy Way titles are also preferred by many teachers as supplements to classroom textbooks. General readers seeking out informa...

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Aquarium hobbyists will find everything they need to know about this interesting species of tropical fish. Books in the Complete Pet Owner's Manuals series present basic information for new or soon-to-be owners. Advice and instruction covers feeding, housing, health care, training, grooming, and muc...

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Zoro is a little boy in 17th-century Italy, long before airplanes flew in the sky. But Zoro is also an apprentice to the artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci—and Leonardo is experimenting with a revolutionary flying machine! This is a title in Barron’s Anholt’s Artists Books for Children ...

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Students preparing to take the Graduate Record Exam will appreciate this set of flash cards as a study aid to hone their test-taking proficiency. Vocabulary, definitions, and questions, as well as terms, formulas, and equations on each card come with answers and explanations on the reverse side. Car...

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In the Graphic Classics version of this pioneering, nineteenth-century science fiction novel, the brilliant but strange Captain Nemo has designed a gigantic submarine, which he now captains. With his crew, he uses his submarine, the Nautilus, as a weapon of vengeance against the civi...

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Young d’Artagnan, in search of fortune and adventure, joins three of the French king’s musketeers, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis. Soon, this dynamic quartet is defending the king against his most menacing enemies. Using the graphic novel format, Graphic Classics introduce children to many o...

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This cheerful farmyard picture book comes with 15 loose lithographed, magnetic animals to keep toddlers amused for hours. The animals have backings like those on refrigerator magnets. The book’s glossy and extra-heavy pages each have a metallic interior that will hold the animal magnets in place. ...

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This Spanish-language book is one in a set of two entertaining Vive y Aprende (Live and Learn) books, for very young children whose first language is Spanish. From a child’s point of view, life can often seem difficult—but this brightly illustrated book. encourages children never to be a...

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The new edition of this popular classroom supplement features 40 updated lessons containing word lists, definitions, pronunciation notes, and information on word origins and usage. Exercises, games, and puzzles facilitate vocabulary building, making this title a fine preparation tool for standardize...

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The new, up-to-date edition of Barron’s SAT test prep manual presents a diagnostic test and five full-length practice tests that reflect the most recent SATs in length, question types, and degree of difficulty. The book also presents an overview of the SAT, explains its scoring method, and offers ...

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Updated with the latest information on canine breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club, this lavishly illustrated volume is a treasure house of information for dog lovers, owners, breeders, and prospective buyers. It begins with a detailed discussion of breed evolution, focusing on the physical...

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This illustrated self-teaching language package makes an ideal introduction to basic Spanish conversational and reading skills for language students who need additional help with the rules and applications of grammar. The book presents 12 lessons that cover the parts of a sentence, with each lesson ...

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When a close friend or family member dies, it can be difficult for children to express their feelings. This book helps boys and girls understand that death is a natural complement to life, and that grief and a sense of loss are normal feelings for them to have following a loved one's death. Titles i...

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This modernized and condensed retelling of Lewis Carroll’s 1865 children’s classic captures the spirit of the original text, and is enhanced with brilliant full-color artwork that suggests the Victorian styles of original illustrator John Tenniel and many other Alice illustrators who followed hi...

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This brand-new title is both a test preparation manual and a handbook of effective reading, writing, listening, and test-taking strategies. It presents an overview of the Grade 6 ELA Test and two full-length practice tests with all questions answered and explained. Separate chapters prepare students...

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Providing extensive preparation for the LSAT (Law School Admission Test), this manual includes:
  • Fve full-length model exams
  • Two of the book's exams are recently given actual LSATs
  • All tests come with answer keys plus detailed analyses and explanations of answers. The manual presents...

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    The newly updated edition of this manual presents a diagnostic test, a review of all Math Level 2 test topics, and six full length model tests with answer keys and answer explanations. Test topics are reviewed in five separate chapters, each containing many practice exercises and answers. Major topi...

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    Here’s a trouble-shooting problem solver for both beginning and experienced knitters. Set in a question-and-answer format, this knitter’s handy helper asks questions such as: “Why do my stitches look uneven when I work in color?” The author offers three possible explanations to this question...

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    This completely interactive language learning course is designed for students who want to learn Spanish but prefer to teach themselves rather than participate in a formal classroom setting. The attractively boxed language package contains a textbook presenting grammar and vocabulary basics with lear...

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    This edition of the TOEIC manual has been thoroughly revised and updated to prepare students for the newly structured Test of English for International Communication, which was introduced in 2006. Presented here are four full-length practice tests that are similar in format and question types to the...

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    Updated to reflect the most recent TOEFL iBT exam, this manual prepares students to succeed on the Test of English as a Foreign Language’s Independent Task, the all-important essay question, and on the Integrated Task, which combines reading, listening, and writing skills. The author presents a si...

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    Kids learn the names of a host of noises when they turn the wheels and see animals move in this book. Among the sounds are singing birds perched in the front cover's tree. Funny illustrations of frolicking animals are printed on sturdy board pages and book covers of all Slide and See Books. ...

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    The interesting, illustrated bilingual stories in Let’s Read! language-learning books are written for boys and girls who are independent readers in their own language. Titles in this series are available in both English-French and English-Spanish editions. While enjoying the original, var...

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    The second edition of the highly acclaimed American Accent Training, now on 5 audio CDs, is for foreign-born students and business people working, traveling or studying in the United States and Canada. Through extensive intonation and pronunciation exercises, students learn how to speak with a s...

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    Understanding chakras is an effective first step in harnessing every human being's hidden life-changing energies and employing inner powers for spiritual and physical healing. The word chakra originated with the Vedic teachings of ancient India. It comes from the Sanskrit word for "wheel of light," ...

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    Young Jim Hawkins is the son of an innkeeper. When his father dies, Jim joins the crew of a sailing ship bound from the English port of Bristol to a distant island where a fabulous pirate’s treasure is buried. In each of Barron’s Graphic Classics, an English literary classic is transfor...

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    This shorter version of Barron’s full-size TOEFL iBT test prep manual has also been thoroughly revised to prepare students for the new internet-based test. It presents three model TOEFL iBTs, all with explanations or example answers. The author also provides an overview of the new test format and ...

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    The new 4th edition of Let’s Review Global History and Geography is also available in the form of a two-book set, paired with Barron’s Regents Exams and Answers: Global History and Geography. Purchase of this Power Pack represents a retail savings of $2.99 as compared to the price of books purch...

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    Little Ella Bella loves attending Madame Rosa’s ballet class at the old theater. Most of all she loves the music that plays from Madame Rosa’s special music box, the theme from The Sleeping Beauty ballet. One day, after ballet class has ended, Ella Bella is left alone with the music box ...

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    Oliver, an orphan in 19th-century London, falls into a den of thieves, but is finally rescued by Mr. Brownlow, a wealthy benefactor. In each of Barron’s Graphic Classics, an English literary classic is transformed into a dramatic graphic novel with superb, atmospheric color illustrations ...

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    Updated and enhanced with new descriptions of natural wonders selected by UNESCO (The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) as World Heritage sites, this beautiful volume takes readers to the most spectacular places on Earth—sights and locations so breathtaking that onc...

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    Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities....

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    Both beginners and experienced needlecrafters in the art of crochet will find questions and succinct answers to the full range of crochet issues and common problems. The easy-to-follow Q&A format shows how to create a wide range of decorative effects in separate chapters that focus on casting on, ba...

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    Presenting advice and instruction on a more basic level than found in most other calligraphy books, this brand-new title starts with fundamentals. It takes absolute beginners by the hand and walks them through 15 key alphabets. The author guides neophyte calligraphers stroke-by-stroke in the process...

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    A little girl is very excited because now she has a baby brother—an adopted baby brother. A few years earlier, she too had been adopted. Like the children in this story, adopted kids learn that their adoptive parents wanted them very much, and love them very dearly. As preschool and early-grades c...

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    Titles in Barron’s popular series of Pet Handbooks are filled with reliable information and helpful advice on animal care. Written by breeders, veterinarians, and other pet experts, these photo-illustrated books instruct on housing, feeding, healthcare, and where applicable, grooming. Tit...

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    Updated to reflect questions and question types on recent tests, this workbook presents hundreds of math questions in both multiple-choice and grid-in formats with worked out solutions. These exercise with answers will hone studentsÂ’ math skills and prepare them to excel when they take the actua...

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    Vive y aprende. is a series of sensitively-written picture storybooks in Spanish that take a child’s point of view--especially the view of those kids who need encouragement in the face of some emotional or physical difficulty. In this story, a little boy and his sister are sad and occasio...

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    The World’s Best Selling Verb Book— and with good reason! Fluency in Spanish starts with knowledge of verbs—and Barron’s 501 Spanish Verbs shows students and travelers exactly how to use the 501 most common and useful Spanish verbs in all 16 tenses and moods. Each ve...

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    The two cities of the novel’s title are London and Paris, where Frenchman Charles Darnay and Englishman Sydney Carton are in love with the same woman. This dramatic, action-filled story is set during the Reign of Terror following the French Revolution. Using the graphic novel format, Graphic Cl...

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    Barron’s popular Fast and Fun Way foreign language learning programs are designed primarily for travelers to foreign countries but are also suitable for instruction in classrooms and language labs. Learn Russian the Fast and Fun Way is available in this version with a set of six ...

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    This new addition to BarronÂ’s popular LetÂ’s Read! language-learning books teaches kids a second language while entertaining them with an exciting adventure story. Each LetÂ’s Read! book is written in a bilingual format, which encourages kids who are independent readers in t...

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    The hamster is a favorite caged pet for children. Here’s advice for both children and adults on housing, feeding, general care, and toys and devices to help keep a hamster active and healthy. Barron’s extensive line of Complete Pet Owner’s Manuals presents information for non-specialist...

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    Both amateur and professional potters constantly seek time-saving tips, trade secrets, and new technical knowledge—which makes this handsomely illustrated book exactly what they’re looking for! Author Jacqui Atkin describes the full range of available clays and their individual qualities, as wel...

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    Kids will take a fantasy trip to the land of spies, moles, and other undercover investigators every time they open the Secret Agent File. Page one is where kids can write their code name and their real name¯¿½but that, as well as the rest of the book, should be labeled "TOP SECRET."The bo...

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    The two cities of the novel’s title are London and Paris, where Frenchman Charles Darnay and Englishman Sydney Carton are in love with the same woman. This dramatic, action-filled story is set during the Reign of Terror following the French Revolution. Using the graphic novel format, Graphic Cl...

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    A veterinarian with many years of canine practice experience offers guidance to novice and professional dog breeders, emphasizing the responsibilities of reputable breeders to their dogs and to the buyers of the puppies they produce. Topics covered include: the choosing, health, quality, and conditi...

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    Travelers with intermediate-level knowledge of Spanish, and students of Spanish language on intermediate or advanced levels will value this book as a key to getting past the slang barrier and grasping Spanish and its idioms as people of different regions and social classes actually speak it. Close t...

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    In the Graphic Classics version of this great epic by Western civilizationÂ’s first immortal poet, the Greek hero Odysseus returns home from the Trojan War. His lengthy sea voyage is marked by a series of dangerous, often fantastic adventures, which also make exciting reading. Graphic...

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    The sheep has a wooly lamb, and children can feel the soft, fuzzy wool. They can also touch a calf’s fur, a fluffy chick, and a sheepdog’s silky fur. The lively Feels Real board books for toddlers are filled with vivid color photos of friendly animals that children love to pet. But Fe...

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    Each book in Barron’s Drawing Academy series takes beginning students through a detailed training course in one specific aspect of drawing. Every title presents a set of “Learning by Doing” lessons, progressively arranged from easy to more difficult. Each lesson advises students on ho...

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    This unusual picture book for younger children explores the issue of divorce. The fears, worries, and questions that boys and girls face when their family goes through this difficult period of breaking up are explained in terms children will readily understand. Full-color illustrations....

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    Children learn that clean water is one of our most precious natural resources. In this book, boys and girls are told about dozens of ways in which they and their families can avoid wasting water. Part of every child’s development involves asking questions. Today, some of the most important questio...

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    Young children become confused and hurt when their parents constantly argue, then decide to divorce. This sensitively written book assures boys and girls that children are in no way responsible for their parents’ inability to get along together. It lets kids know that although one parent chooses t...

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    Film buffs, graphic designers, and art students will relish this beautifully produced and strikingly illustrated volume. Arranged in roughly chronological order, it brings together movie posters from around the world, starting with Charlie Chaplin film ads and the Russian Revolutionary movie posters...

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    Attractive color illustrations and easy-to-follow text combine to present factual information that younger boys and girls will readily absorb and understand. The Three R’s: Reuse, Reduce, Recycle is one in a series of four entertaining What Do You Know About? books, for very young...

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    A guide to reading "To Kill A Mockingbird" with a critical and appreciative mind. Includes background on the author's life and times, sample tests, term paper suggestions, and a reading list....

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    Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities....

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    What if animals could talk? These charming books each depict a day in the life of a young animal-as told by the animal itself! The simple stories will delight small children and the art is simply outstanding. Author-artist Francois Crozat was 1994 winner of the coveted Critici in Erba prize at the i...

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    This handy book will be invaluable to English language learners and their teachers. It will also serve as a quick reference for writers and copy editors, as a supplement to dictionaries for anyone who needs to look up a word, and as a source for word puzzle fans. Homophones are words that sound alik...

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    Updated to encompass significant world events and reflect the latest New York State Regents Exams, this book emphasizes the basics of world geography, the social sciences, and their relationship to the growth and development of civilizations. All titles in the Let’s Review series are designed to p...

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    The newest in Barron?s appealing series of Chunky books are four friendly animals with rolling button eyes on faces that extend from their front covers. The books have simple, cheerfully illustrated stories inside to entertain toddlers. The extra heavy board pages are solid enough so that when the b...

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    A tiger, an elephant, a panda, a giraffe, and five more wild animals are named and pictured in this attractive little book. Chunky Hunkies are sturdy miniature board books for parents to share with baby. Extra-thick pages present vivid, full-color, portrait-style photos of friendly animals,...

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    Updated with helpful facts and tips for international travelers, this new third editions of Learn Italian the Fast and Fun Way is suitable as language teaching book for adults as well as for older children. It instructs beginners in the basics of reading, writing, understanding, and speaking Italian...

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    The interesting, illustrated bilingual stories in Let’s Read! language-learning books are written for boys and girls who are independent readers in their own language. Titles in this series are available in both English-French and English-Spanish editions. While enjoying the original, var...

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    Text and illustrations present things that taste sweet, sour, salty, delicious, and terrible. Included is a picture of the tongue and a short explanation of our sense of taste....

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    This expanded new edition of a popular parrot-training book explains parrot psychology and discusses the ways in which parrot owners can apply it to solve behavior problems. The author cites the most common problems—screaming, biting, and feather-chewing—and tells how to remedy them. She also st...

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    Although its ancestors were hunting dogs, the playful, child-tolerant Cavalier King Charles Spaniel has easily adapted to household living and makes a wonderful pet. This new title in Barron’s Complete Pet Owner’s Manuals series advises and instructs current and soon-to-be pet owners on...

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    Challenging tutorials, 35 imaginative projects to complete, and tips from professional artists introduce beginning students to the building blocks of art. This profusely illustrated book teaches serious beginners the fundamental skills of graphic design as an introduction to their formal study in fi...

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    The happy little girl on this board book's front cover is about to discover her own five senses, and when little boys and girls turn the pages, they will understand them along with her. Simple anatomical drawings illustrate each of the five senses: hearing, taste, sight, smell, and touch. The book's...

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    Most of the time, we take our hands for granted, but this unusual book gives younger children an opportunity to ponder their hands, understand how to use them, and learn to tell left from right. They learn how their thumbs make picking up objects an easy task. The book’s unique design consists of ...

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    The expanded new edition of this SAT test preparation aid employs humor to help students strengthen their vocabulary. It uses cartoons to focus on word meanings and their usage. 300 cartoon illustrations familiarize students with words they are almost certain to encounter when they take the SAT. Eac...



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