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  1. 1. Books Recommendations English / French / Deutsch Summer 2015
  2. 2. INFANTIL Spradlin, Michael Baseball from A to Z Age Level: 3-6 Reading Level: Beginning Reader Comic illustrations effectively combine with a straight- forward text to bring baseball terms to life. From A (“Ace. The best pitcher on the team…”) to Z (“Strike Zone. To be in the strike zone, a pitch must be…”) the alphabet is a device used to introduce all things baseball. Markel, Michelle Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909 Age Level: 3-6 Reading Level: Beginning Reader In the early 20th century, Clara Lemlick and her family immigra- ted to the United in search of a better life. The tough garment work in New York City didn’t deter Clara who persevered and helped better life for both women and men workers. A simple text combines with mixed media illustrations for a glimpse into early activism and unionsamb la seva. Dr. Seuss Hop on Pop Loved by generations, this “simplest Seuss for youn- gest use” is a Beginner Book classic. See Red and Ned and Ted and Ed in a bed. And giggle as Pat sits on a hat and on a cat and on a bat . . . but a cactus? Pat must NOT sit on that! This classic Beginner Book makes an ideal gift for Seuss fans and is an especially good way to show Pop some love on Father’s Day!
  3. 3. INFANTIL Willems, Mo Knuffle Bunny Trixie, Daddy, and Knuffle Bunny take a trip to the neighborhood Laundromat. But the exciting adven- ture takes a dramatic turn when Trixie realizes some- bunny was left behind Using a combination of muted black-and-white photographs and expressive illustra- tions, this stunning book tells a brilliantly true-to-life tale about what happens when Daddy’s in charge and things go terribly, hilariously wrong. Shea, Bob Ballet Cat The Totally Secret Secret Ballet Cat and Sparkles the Pony are trying to decide what to play today. Nothing that Sparkles suggests—making crafts, playing checkers, and selling lemonade—goes well with the leaping, spinning, and twirling that Ballet Cat likes to do. When Sparkles’s leaps, spins, and twirls seem halfhearted, Ballet Cat asks him what’s wrong. Sparkles doesn’t want to say. He has a secret that Ballet Cat won’t want to hear. What Sparkles do- esn’t know is that Ballet Cat has a secret of her own, a totally secret secret
  4. 4. Bahk, Jane Juna’s Jar Age Level: 6-9 Reading Level: Beginning Reader Juna and her best friend, Hector, love to go on adventures in the park, collecting things to put in Juna’s empty kimchi jars. But then one day Hector unexpectedly moves away, and Juna is left wondering who will play with her. With the help of her special jar, Juna searches for her friend the world over. What Juna finds is that adventure — and new friends — can be found in the most unexpected places. Winner of Lee & Low’s New Voices Award, Juna’s Jar is a heartwarming and whimsical celebration of friend- ship and the power of imagination. Tuck, Pamela As Fast as Words Could Fly Age Level: 6-9 Reading Level: Independent Reader Mason is quietly determined to do his best in spite of the obstacles he faces. One of the few African American students in his school, Mason wins a typing contest on a manual type- writer. The author based this quietly triumphant story on her father’s experiences growing up in the 1960s. Realistic illustra- tions evoke the period and the place. PRIMARY Fern, Tracey Dare the Wind: The Record-breaking Voyage of Eleanor Prentiss and the Flying Cloud Age Level: 6-9 Reading Level: Independent Reader Ellen Prentiss “was born with saltwater in her veins” whose father taught her to sail and navigate on his trading schooner. When she married a man who also loved the sea, Ellen’s tenacity, her ability to read the sea and dare the win allowed them to sail from New York to San Francisco in 1851 in record-breaking time. A brief note about Ellen includes source notes.
  5. 5. Demi Florence Nightingale Age Level: 6-9 Reading Level: Independent Reader Florence Nightingale was the daughter of a wealthy English family who was drawn to medicine and helping others. Her name has become synonymous with nursing and care for the unfortunate. Delicate, stylized illustrations and straightforward text chronicle her life, mitigating the wars and hardships she confronted while still suggesting them. Harness, Cheryl Mary Walker Wears the Pants Age Level: 6-9 Reading Level: Independent Reader Like her father, Mary Walker became a medical doctor. Unlike her father, however, Mary horrified people because she wanted to serve in the Union Army to help wounded soldiers as a doctor and wore pants. Mary’s story is dramatically presented in words and illustration, brought up to date in an afterward. PRIMARY Pinborough, Jan Miss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Cre- ated Libraries for Children Age Level: 6-9 Reading Level: Independent Reader Here’s the true story of how Anne Carroll Moore created the first children’s room at the New York Public Library — a bright, welcom- ing room filled with art, reading nooks, and (most importantly) borrowing privileges to the world’s best children’s books. The folk art style illustrations capture a sense of history in the making. In the end notes, you can learn more about Moore and other pio- neering children’s librarians.
  6. 6. PRIMARY Singer, Marilyn Rutherford B., Who Was He? Poems About Our Presidents Age Level: 6-9 Reading Level: Independent Reader Sophisticated readers will appreciate the snippets of presiden- tial history presented in a variety of poetic forms. Illustrations, reminiscent of political cartoons, range in tone from serious to silly. Additional information about the office and the individual presidents concludes this appealing and surprisingly informative collection (which includes the sitting POTUS). Castrovilla, Selene Revolutionary Friends Age Level: 6-9 Reading Level: Independent Reader The friendship between Lafayette and Washington is dramatically told for sophisticated readers in a handsome picture book format. It began while the fledgling United States fought for its independ- ence from Britain though it continued after the war. Additional information about the two men and the time in which they lived is included. Rosenstock, Barb Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library Age Level: 6-9 Reading Level: Independent Reader This lively look at Thomas Jefferson’s lifelong obsession with books and reading is told with verve and humor. How Jefferson’s sizeable book collection came to reside at the Library of Congress brings both the man and his time into focus. Additional informa- tion about the man and his legacy as well as additional resources conclude this brief, fact-filled, engaging book.
  7. 7. PRIMARY Northup, Solomon Twelve Years a Slave Kidnapped into slavery in 1841, Northup spent 12 years in captivity. This autobiographical memoir represents an exceptionally detailed and accurate description of slave life and plantation society. “A moving, vital testament to one of slavery’s ‘many thousand gone’ who retained his humanity in the bowels of degradation.” — Satur- day Review. 7 illustrations. Rappaport, Doreen To Dare Mighty Things Age Level: 6-9 Reading Level: Independent Reader As a young, sickly child, “Teedie” Roosevelt dreamed of becoming an adventurer like in the books he gobbled up. Lush, expressive illustrations, well-chosen quotes, and a lucid text brings the life of the boy who grew into a remarkable man whose biggest adventure may have been that of the 26th President of the United States. Barron, T.A. The Lost Years: Book 1 [NOOK Book] A raging sea tosses a boy upon the shores of ancient Wales. Left for dead, he has no memory, no name, and no home. But it is his determination to find out who he is—to learn the truth about his mysterious powers—that leads him to a strange and enchanted land. And it is there he discovers that the fate of this land and his personal quest are strangely entwined.
  8. 8. PRIMARY Block, Jordan ; Landman, Yaakov The Triumph of Jack: Can a 12 Year-Old Change History? Overview Twelve year-old Jack Murphy is just an ordinary, very smart kid - but he’s soon in for the unexpected when he discovers an amazing time machine at a professor’s house one after- noon! Join Jack and an array of creative, historical characters as he embarks on a unique adventure through time - and perhaps he’ll change the course of history in the process! Patterson, James Middle School. The worst years of my life Rafe Khatchadorian has enough problems at home without throwing his first year of middle school into the mix. Luckily, he’s got an ace plan for the best year ever, if only he can pull it off: With his best friend Leonardo the Silent awarding him points, Rafe tries to break every rule in his school’s oppressive Code of Conduct. Chewing gum in class-5,000 points! Running in the hallway-10,000 points! Pulling the fire alarm-50,000 points! But when Rafe’s game starts to catch up with him, he’ll have to decide if .
  9. 9. Fernando, Godwin I am 14 Billion years old: A New Epistemology of My Reality and My Existence Many professionals, mainly scientists have told me that a divine being is not necessary to explain why there is something rather than nothing. Theology and even metaphysics are redundant dis- ciplines, they say. To me to reject a discipline a priori is irrational, whereas the methodology of science itself is basically rational. Why do Newton’s equations say time is symmetrical, Einstein’s relativity and quantum mechanics say time is an illusion ... Jobs For 14 Year Olds Are you a person of 14 years old? Are you seeking for a job for building up your career? Now all the tips for you are here. There could be found a large number of jobs all over the world for the 14 years old persons whose are willing to build his/her career from now and willing to stand on his/her on foot. Any person can get the jobs to get some extra money and to boost resume. Chukwudumebi, Royal Life Through The Eyes Of A Fourteen-Year-Old Life through the Eyes of a Fourteen-Year-Old is a collection of poetry written by award-winning teen poet, Royal Chukwudumebi, offe- ring her insights about living life well. She incorporates inspirational thoughts and wisdom for successful everyday living and she focuses on both the beauty and the splendor of life’s challenges and explo- res the emotional implications of failure. Royal has written over one hundred poems that examine real life events and the emotions that are an integral part of growing up—like being SECONDARY
  10. 10. SECONDARY Balducci, Tiffany The Tween Scene: A Year of Programs for 10- To 14-Year Olds The Tween Scene: A Year of Programs for 10- to 14-Year Olds is a treasure chest of programs, tips, and ideas for serving the tweens coming to your library. No longer children, while not yet teens, tweens need to have programs geared to their interests and age level. The authors tell you how to get started, how to publicize to tweens, and provide ice breakers to get tweens talking. Included are four programs for each month of the year. Orizon, John When the Past Meets the Present... “Written by a 14-year-old author!” Financed by the government, the greatest biotechnological at- tempt in the century, far away from cameras and publicity, a giant venture buried in the Amazon jungle that was meant to develop into danger that mankind has ever faced! Alive war machines with free will that were inherited with the best characteristics of every life form, the first perfect species that ever breathed on our planet! Galliano, Joseph Dear Me: A Letter to My Sixteen-Year-Old Self These nuggets of wisdom are offered by an Academy Award–nomi- nated actor (James Woods), a popular comedian (Aasif Mandvi), and a world-famous novelist (Jodi Picoult) to their sixteen-year- old selves. No matter how accomplished and confident they seem today, at sixteen, they were like the rest of us—often unsure, fre- quently confused, and usually in need of a little reassurance.
  11. 11. SECONDARY Wickham, Connie A Fine Time: The Diary of a Naive Sixteen Year Old in 1926 The year is 1926. Uncle Harry and my cousin Ciss are sailing to Ca- nada to visit relations. I have been invited to go too. Mother and Daddy have agreed to let me go. I am sixteen and Ciss is fourteen. I think we will have a fine time. This is my diary. Gaiman, Neil American Gods The storm was coming... For the three years Shadow spent in prison, all he wanted was to get back to the loving arms of his wife and stay out of trouble for the rest of his life. But days before his release, he learns that his wife has been killed in an accident, and his world becomes a colder place. Watson, Jessica True Spirit: The True Story of a 16-Year-Old Australian Who Sailed Solo, Nonstop, and Unassisted Around the World [NOOK Book] True Spirit is Jessica Watson’s own account of becoming, at just sixteen, the youngest person to ever sail solo, unassisted and non- stop around the globe. Now back in Australia after two hundred and ten harrowing days at sea in a 10 meter boat, teenage sailor and adventurer Jessica Watson takes readers beyond what has been revealed in the media and on her blog. She shares her pre- paration, how her parents came to terms with... Ara, haurà de decidir quin costat seu és més fort, el blanc o el fosc...
  12. 12. BATXILLERAT Watson, S.J. Second Life From the New York Times bestselling author of Before I Go to Sle- ep, a sensational new psychological thriller about a woman with a secret identity that threatens to destroy her She loves. her husband. She’s obsessed by a stranger. She’s a. devoted mother. She’s prepared to lose everything. She knows. Hamilton, Laurell K. Dead Ice (Anita Blake Vampire Hunter Series #24) Anita Blake has the highest kill count of any vampire executio- ner in the country. She’s a U.S. Marshal who can raise zombies with the best of them. But ever since she and master vampire Jean-Claude went public with their engagement, all she is to anyone and everyone is Jean-Claude’s fiancée. It’s wreaking havoc with her reputation as a hard ass—to some extent. Luckily, in professional circles, she’s still the go-to expert for zombie issues. And... Bark, Sandra Take This Advice: The Best Graduation Speeches Ever Given Take This Advice delivers thirty of the most powerful and inspi- ring commencement speeches given in the past ten years. With grace and humor, this generation’s favorite artists and thinkers address graduates to celebrate an incredible achievement, and to let them know that life after school is not the end of the ...
  13. 13. King, Stephen Finders Keepers A masterful, intensely suspenseful novel about a reader whose obsession with a reclusive writer goes far too far?a book about the power of storytelling, starring the same trio of unlikely and winning heroes King introduced in Mr. Mercedes. ?Wake up, genius.? So begins King?s instantly riveting story about a vengeful reader. The genius is John Rothstein, an iconic author who created a famous character, Jimmy Gold, but who hasn?t published a book for decades. Morris Bellamy is livid, not just because Rothstein has ... Delinsky, Barbara Blueprints: A Novel Some women are born with an instinct for knowing how things work -and what to do when they break. Caroline MacAfee is a skilled carpenter, her daughter Jamie, a talented architect. Together they are the faces of Gut It!, a home renovation series on local public television. Caroline takes pride in her work, and in the way she connects with the show’s audience. But when she is told the network wants her daughter. Barrows, Annie The Truth According to Us (Signed Book) From the co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society comes a wise, witty, and exuberant novel, perfect for fans of Lee Smith, that illuminates the power of loyalty and forgiveness, memory and truth, and the courage it takes to do what’s right. Annie Barrows once again evokes the charm and eccentricity of a small town filled with extraordinary characters. Her new novel, The Truth According to Us- BATXILLERAT
  14. 14. Grossman, Ley The Magician’s Land (Magicians Series #3) “If the Narnia books were like catnip for a certain kind of kid, these books are like crack for a certain kind of adult.” —The New York Times. Critics, readers, and fellow writers have all hailed the Magicians tri- logy by #1 New York Times bestselling author Lev Grossman as one of the greatest achievements in modern fantasy. Cast out of Fillory, Quentin Coldwater returns to the place his story began, the Brake- bills Preparatory College of Magic. All too soon, however, his past ... Kästner, Erich Das doppelte Lottchen Die freche Luise und die höfliche Lotte treffen sich in einem Ferien- heim in den Alpen. Bald stellt sich aber heraus, dass die beiden sich gar nicht so fremd sind, wie sie dachten, sondern in der Tat Zwillin- ge, die durch die Trennung ihrer Eltern auseinander gerissen wur- den. Luise möchte unbedingt ihre Mutter und Lotte ebenso gerne ihren Vater kennenlernen. Damit ist die Sache geklärt: Die beiden Mädchen tauschen einfach ihre Rollen. Luise fährt als Lotte nach München und Lotte als Luise nach Wien. Seiffarth, Achim ; Czarnecki, Stefan Das Haus an den Klippen Valeria ist eine schöne, intelligente Teenagerin und noch dazu eine gute Schülerin. Doch sie schafft es einfach nicht, Freun- de zu finden. Die Nachbarn sind skeptisch, was sie und ihre Mutter angeht: “Das sind keine von uns” sagen sie und betrac- hten das Haus von Valeria und ihrer Mutter mit großer Skepsis - dieses merkwürdige Haus an den Klippen von Husum. Erst als Markus, der beliebeste Junge aus Valerias Klasse beginnt, Interesse an ihr zu zeigen, scheint sich das Blatt zu wenden. Aber ist Markus der richtige? Und was genau ist das Geheimnis, das sich hinter dem Haus an den Klippen verbirgt? DEUTSCH
  15. 15. Kästner, Erich Emil und die Detektive Emil darf zum ersten Mal alleine nach Berlin fahren, wo ihn seine Großmutter und Cousine bereits erwarten. Doch Emil ist nicht im Zug. Während sich die beiden noch überlegen, was sie tun sollen, ist Emil bereits auf einer wilden Verfolgungsjagd quer durch die fremde Stadt - auf den Spuren des Diebes, der ihm im Zug sein ganzes Geld gestohlen hat. Zum Glück bekommt Emil bald Unterstützung von Gust “mit der Hupe” und seinen Jungs. Prüfungstraining DaF: A2-B1 - Deutsch-Test für Zuwanderer: Übungsbuch mit CDs. Mit Hörtexten, Lösungen und Beispielen Taschenbuch – 1. November 2010 Turtu, Ursula Übungen zum Wortschatz der deutschen Schriftsprache: Niveau A2 - C1 15. August 2006 DEUTSCH
  16. 16. CAMBRIDGE PET Compact Preliminary for Schools The course is designed to maximise the performance of school-age learners. It features eight units covering the core Preliminary for Schools topics, vocabulary, gram- mar and the skills needed for all three exam papers. Two teen-inspired topics in each unit ensure the entire exam syllabus is covered, and can also act as a basis for CLIL- based extension activities and projects. Grammar secti- ons and a Grammar Reference help students build up the accurate language structure necessary for most challen- ging parts of the Reading and Writing paper, while B1- level vocabulary is targeted, drawing on insights from En- glish Profile, and brought together in a Wordlist based on key vocabulary from the units. ‘Exam tips’, and grammar and vocabulary exercises teach students to avoid com- mon mistakes identified in Cambridge’s unique collection of real exam papers, the Cambridge Learner Corpus. Compact Preliminary for Schools 2 Cambridge English Preliminary for Schools 2 contains four complete and authentic examination papers for the Cambridge English: Preliminary for Schools exam, also known as Preliminary English Test (PET) for Schools. The- se past examination papers for the Cambridge English: Preliminary for Schools exam, aimed at a young audience, provide the most authentic exam preparation available. They allow candidates to familiarise themselves with the content and format of the examination and to practise useful examination techniques. Books are numbered to indicate how many are available, numbers do not refer to levels.
  17. 17. CAMBRIDGE FIRST Complete First Complete First provides thorough preparation for the revised 2015 Cambridge English: First (FCE) exam. It com- bines the very best in contemporary classroom practice with first-hand knowledge of the challenges students face. This course provides comprehensive language deve- lopment integrated with exam-task familiarisation. There are exercises to help students avoid repeating the typical mistakes that real exam candidates make, as revealed by the Cambridge Learner Corpus. This topic-based course covers every part of Cambridge English: First in detail, ensuring that students are fully equipped to tackle each part of every paper. Exam information and Exam advice is offered throughout, culminating in Exam round-up secti- ons which check that candidates know how to approach each paper. The accompanying CD-ROM enables students to focus on their own particular areas of difficulty and work at their own pace. Thomas, Barbara ; Hashemi, Louise ; Matthews, Laura Grammar and Vocabulary for First and First for Schools Book with Answers and Audio CAE
  18. 18. CAMBRIDGE ADVANCED Complete Advanced Complete Advanced provides thorough preparation for the revised 2015 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) exam. It combines the very best in contemporary class- room practice with first-hand knowledge of the challen- ges students face. This course provides comprehensive language development integrated with exam-task fami- liarisation. There are exercises to help students avoid repeating the typical mistakes that real exam candidates make, as revealed by the Cambridge Learner Corpus. This topic-based course covers every part of Cambridge English: Advanced in detail, ensuring that students are fully equipped to tackle each part of every paper. Exam information and Exam advice is offered throughout, culminating in Exam round-up sections which check that candidates know how to approach each paper. The ac- companying CD-ROM enables students to focus on their own particular areas of difficulty and work at their own pace. Grammar and Vocabulary for Advanced Book with Answers and Audio Self-Study Grammar Reference and Practice
  19. 19. CAMBRIDGE ADVANCED Compact Advanced Compact Advanced provides C1-level students with thorough preparation and practice of the grammar, vo- cabulary, language skills, topics and exam skills needed for success in the revised Cambridge English: Advanced exam. Ten units cover all four exam papers, focusing on one part of each paper in each unit. Reading and Liste- ning texts cover all core topics. Writing tasks include both sample and model answers, and Speaking activities are designed to improve fluency and accuracy, and to help students express themselves with confidence. Gram- mar sections provide additional focus on developing the necessary grammar for the Reading and Use of English paper. Vocabulary input is at C1 level and is informed by English Vocabulary Profile research. Grammar and voca- bulary work is integrated with exam practice, and include exercises informed by the Cambridge Learner Corpus of real exam candidates’ answers. FRENCH Bàsic 2 Écho A2 méthode de français. Éd: Clé International. ISBN: 978209038567-0. Écho A2 cahier personnel d’apprentissage. Éd: Clé International. ISBN: 978209038568-7. Llibres de lectura L’œil du loup, de Daniel Pennac. Éd : Pocket jeunesse. ISBN: 9782266126304. Ni d’Ève ni d’Adam, d’Amélie Nothomb. Éd : Livre de Poche. ISBN: 9782253124542.