New Titles for Middle School and Beyond
Adeney, Miriam, 1945-. Kingdom without borders : the untold story of global Christianity. Downers Grove, Ill. : IVP Books, c2009.
Introduction: what I learned from Filipinos -- These are my people -- The elephant in the room : Jesus' people in China -- Word -- Pulsating passion : Jesus' people in Latin America -- Spirit -- Axis of hope : Jesus' people in the Muslim world -- Catastrophe -- Mystic servants : Jesus' people in the Hindu world -- Song -- When you go through fire : Jesus' people in Africa -- Way of the cross -- Way of life. Adeney pulls back the veil on real Christians around the world--their faith, their hardships, their triumphs, and their failures--and shares the inspiring and challenging story of a kingdom that knows no borders.
Wilkinson, Philip, 1955-. Mythology. 1st American ed. London ; : DK, 2007.
A reference on mythology of the Classical world, Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania that profiles individual stories and their major figures and includes a guide to deities.
Gray, Theodore W. The elements : a visual exploration of every known atom in the universe. New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, c2009.
Presents a photographic representation of the over 100 elements in the periodic table; and includes facts, figures, and stories of the elements, data on the properties of each, and the year and location in which it was discovered.
Volcano : Iceland's inferno and Earth's most active volcanoes. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2010.
Photographs, maps, and text examine some of the world's 1,900 active volcanoes, describing the destructive force of eruptions, profiling the most active volcanoes, and explaining how volcanic alert status impacts one in twelve people.
The complete book of sewing. Rev. ed. London ; : DK Pub., c2006.
Presents illustrated, step-by-step instructions for a variety of sewing techniques, covering basic stitches, seams, interfacings and linings, necklines, collars, waistlines, sleeves and cuffs, hems, edges, fastenings, pockets, darts, tucks, pleats, and gathers; and includes advice on tools and equipment, patterns, fabrics, threads, and notions, as well as a look at professional techniques.
Bischoff, Ulrich. Edvard Munch, 1863-1944. Köln [Germany] ; : Taschen, c2000.
An introduction to the life and work of nineteenth-century Norwegian painter Edvard Munch, discussing his cultural and historical importance, and including a chronology and over one hundred color illustrations with explanatory captions.
Conquest of America.
DISC 1: Conquest of America, Volume 1: Southwest / Southeast / Bonus - Behind-the-Scenes "Conquering The East" DISC 2: Conquest of America, Volume 2: Northeast / Northwest / Bonus - Behind-the-Scenes "Conquering The West" DISC 3: Christopher Columbus: Explorer of the New World / Godspeed to Jamestown / Secrets of Jamestown DISC 4: Desperate Crossing: The Untold Story of the Mayflower / Bonus: Behind-the-Scenes Featurette Outtakes. After Columbus came conquest. From all corners of the world, explorers reached the shores of the New World to reap untold riches, seek new routes to the Far East, and gain the most elusive glory of all - a place in history. CONQUEST OF AMERICA brings a stunning four-part series from HISTORY to DVD. A sweeping saga of bravery, cruelty and pure folly, these are the stories of adventurers who stopped at nothing to conquer an unknown land and its people. Led by legendary cities of gold and mythical passages to China, foiled by international intrigue and mutiny on the high seas, men like Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, Henry Hudson, Jean Ribault and Vitus Bering left an indelible mark on a vast new continent. Straight from the explorers' journals, European diaries and oral histories of Native Americans, CONQUEST OF AMERICA presents an amazing, region-by-region account of extraordinary times and men. Expert commentary and vivid on-site reenactments complete this epic course in history. Also included in this special DVD set are four bonus documentaries exploring the dramatic rise and fall of Christopher Columbus; the untold story of the Pilgrims' desperate journey across the Atlantic; and the infamous struggles of the pioneers of Jamestown, the first permanent British settlement in North America. CONQUEST OF AMERICA contains 8 acclaimed documentaries on 4 DVDs.
Targeting Bin Laden. [New York, NY] : Distributed by New Video, ©2011.
The inside story of America's pursuit of the world's most wanted man: Osama bin Laden.
As bruxas de Salem = The Crucible. Manaus, AM : Twentieth Century Fox Film, 1996.
AS BRUXAS DE SALEM é um trabalho aclamado pela crítica, repleto de suspense e intriga estrelado pelo vencedor do Oscar® Daniel Day-Lewis (Meu Pé Esquerdo, 1989) e pela atriz duas vezes indicada ao Oscar® Winona Ryder (A Época da Inocência, 1993 e Adoráveis Mulheres, 1994). Nesta obra, juntam-se às excelentes interpretações deste elenco de astros e estrelas, a poderosa história de paixão, ciúmes, paranóia, traição e maldade. Baseado em uma das melhores peças teatrais do Século XX, a história de AS BRUXAS DE SALEM se passa em Massachusetts no ano de 1692. Em um pequeno vilarejo puritano, onde a vida de todos é dedicada a servir a Deus, algumas adolescentes são vistas na floresta e acusadas de estarem "a serviço do diabo". À medida que o tempo passa, o povoado é tomado pelos brados contra a bruxaria. Uma a uma, as inocentes vítimas dessa histeria em massa são arrancadas de seus lares e de suas famílias.
Dunn, Mark, 1956-. Ella Minnow Pea : a novel in letters. 1st Anchor Books ed. New York : Anchor Books, 2002, c2001.
The language-loving inhabitants of a South Carolina island interpret the falling of the letter "Z" from a beloved monument as a divine warning not to use the letter any longer. But catastrophe is imminent when the other letters in the monument--which contains the entire alphabet--begin falling one by one.