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- Bitingduck Press 1996; US$ 7.50
Moments of Light Foreward by Annie Dillard. These stories prove that the mythic powers of the balladeer and the story teller survive even in this fragmented and unmysterious day. In the eleven stories gathered here, Fred Chappell engages and entertains our minds and sends us away singing in our hearts, more knowing, more understanding of ourselves.... more...
- Allen & Unwin 1992; US$ 12.92
Studying successfully at high school, college or university requires more than discipline, diligence and determination. Students must also come to grips with a crucial range of essential skills if they wish to turn toil into triumph. Study Skills for Successful Students shows you how to improve your learning skills and performance. more...
- Bitingduck Press 2002; US$ 7.50
Violence and sex in a small Southern city. Arkie, Clemmie, Oxie, and Johns are linked by a schoolboy's prank. Arkie, Clemmie, and Oxie are three of a kind: cons who grub for small change. They have no history and no future. Johns is their counterpart in a brighter universe. His thievery is sanctioned because he's Family in a small Southern... more...
- Bitingduck Press 1996; US$ 9.99
Yellow light filled the attic. The light locked with the dust?tons of dust up here?and the atmosphere of the place stuffed his head like a fever. It seemed that he perceived this light with every nerve of his body. The attic was mostly empty but toward the south wall was a queer arrangement of chains; the ends dangled about seven feet from the floor... more...
- Free Press 2002; US$ 17.99
In the decade since Fred Wiersema coauthored the #1 bestseller The Discipline of Market Leaders , a momentous shift has occured. We have entered an age of customer scarcity--an age in which exciting, often unorthodox companies are revolutionizing the global marketplace. In this path-cutting work, Wiersema provides new benchmarks for ranking businesses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 51.95
Writing to Learn looks at how poetry can be used as an enjoyable way to teach literacy across the curriculum. It includes remarkable poems and stories by children as well as clear descriptions of how to teach creatively within the framework of the National Literacy Strategy. The book goes through the primary curriculum, subject by subject: *Poetry... more...
- Bitingduck Press 2003; US$ 9.95
The Inkling by Fred Chappell is, says the New York Times , "A work of genuine talent?. Chappell writes with power and passion and with flashes of humor." This early novel of Chappell's takes sixteen-year-old Jan to where we often try to go?the place where all is right just before it goes wrong. The novel begins and ends with Jan's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 58.95
In this, Sedgwick's latest book, he aims to help all those involved with children and their learning through poem-writing improve their practice. He argues that through poetry, children can learn about the whole curriculum, including history and science. The book begins with an introduction outlining the importance of poetry, and defining it. It discusses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 40.95
This thoroughly revised third edition of Finnish: An Essential Grammar is grounded in fundamental insights of modern linguistics and incorporates some of the latest achievements in the description of written and spoken Finnish. It gives a systematic account of the structures of the written language and offers increased attention to the key characteristics... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 220.00
This book reviews the techniques used to improve the engineering behaviour of soils, either in situ or when they are used as a construction material. It is a straightforward, well illustrated and readable account of the techniques and includes numerous up-to-date references. more...