Harry Potter has been heralded as one of the most popular book series of all time and the philosophical nature of Harry, Hermione, and Ron's quest to rid the world of its ultimate evil is one of the many things that make this series special. The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy covers all seven titles in J.K. Rowling's groundbreaking series and takes fans back to Godric's Hollow to discuss life after death, to consider what moral reasoning drove Harry to choose death, and to debate whether Sirius Black is a man or a dog.
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Have you ever wondered where ideas come from and how stories are made? Would you like to know the true stories behind some of Andy’s books and characters? Are you a teacher looking for simple, practical and inspiring writing activities for your next creative writing class? Would you like to discover tons of great ways to have fun with words and pictures? If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions then this is definitely the right book for you!
Do you want to master German? Do you like fantasy novels? Are you tired of reading boring textbooks in order to learn German? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, this is a book you should consider.
A concise new guide to Stephen Chbosky's The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Included are a biography of Chbosky, a detailed book summary and commentary, a look at all the literary elements of the text, and a guide to essay topics and critical questions. Whether you need to review the book or just want to gain deeper understanding, this new guide will add to your overall enjoyment and experience.
At last! A no-nonsense grammar guide that gives you just the skills you need. Now you can learn to recognize and wipe out embarrassing errors, quickly and easily, while you drive, exercise, or relax.
Get fluent with Fluent Penguin language learning tools. Designed for self-taught language learners, Fluent Penguin picks up where Pimsleur and Rosetta Stone leave off. By exposing you to a wide variety of translated conversations in everyday situations, Fluent Penguin builds your vocabulary and intuitive recognition of grammar, sentence structure, and idiomatic phrases.
Apologia's advanced science courses allow the high school student to study independently while mastering in-depth knowledge through hands-on application of contemporary scientific concepts. This completely revised and updated edition of The Human Body will prepare students for college-level science studies as well as life beyond the classroom.
Endorsed by authors, teachers, scientists and congressmen, Mike Mongo's The Astronaut Instruction Manual excites a new generation of space explorers. The audiobook, designed for children between the ages of 8 and 13, is a functioning first-step instruction manual. With excitement and honesty, Mongo encourages his listeners to articulate and personalize their own visions of next-generation space travel.
You have studied English for years, yet you still don't speak English well. You have tried many methods, and you still make grammar mistakes, you still can't speak English fluently, and you still can't pronounce English words correctly. You can read, but you feel nervous to speak English or are too shy to speak English. The good news is this is very normal. You have simply used ineffective methods to learn to speak English. My name is Ken Xiao. I was in your situation before, but now I can speak English like a native, and I accomplished that in six months.
In the summer of 1942, a band of citizen soldiers were brought together by the desire to be better than the other guy. At its peak, Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army, was as good a rifle company as any in the world. From their rigorous training in Georgia in 1942 through Utah Beach, Market-Garden, the Bulge, and Hitler's Eagle's Nest, WWII historian Stephen Ambrose tells the story of this remarkable company.
Life Strategies for Teens is the first guide to teenage life that won't tell you what to do, or who to be, but rather how to live life best. Employing the techniques from Dr. Phil McGraw's Life Strategies, his son Jay provides teens with the 10 Laws of Life that make the journey to adulthood an easier and more fulfilling trip. Whether dealing with the issues of popularity, peer pressure, ambition, or ambivalence, Life Strategies for Teens is an enlightening guide.
Worthless delivers a blunt and real-world assessment about the economic realities and consequences of choosing various degrees with a necessary and tough fatherly love. Buy this audiobook and understand why it is important you choose the right major.
There's nothing phony about this study guide for J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, which explores the mind of disturbed teen Holden Caulfield, as he struggles to find an authentic world. Designed for students, this guide to The Catcher in the Rye contains everything you need to ace quizzes and essays on this literary classic.
Who hasn't feared the math Minotaur in its labyrinth of abstractions? Now, in Out of the Labyrinth, Robert and Ellen Kaplan - the founders of The Math Circle, the popular learning program begun at Harvard in 1994 - reveal the secrets behind their highly successful approach, leading listeners out of the labyrinth and into the joyous embrace of mathematics.
Algebra, Trigonometry, and Statistics helps in explaining different theorems and formulas within the three branches of mathematics. Use this guide in helping one better understand the properties and rules within algebra, trigonometry, and statistics.
A Complete Review of The Top 500 SAT Vocabulary Words. Improve your spelling. Gain a better understanding of sentence structure. Increase your SAT scores. SAT Vocabulary AudioLearn includes a review of more than 500 words that commonly appear on the SAT, making it your indispensable study guide when it comes to SAT vocabulary!
Under mathematics come a number of different branches, of which one is algebra. You need to learn mathematics from all aspects to order to shine in your field of practice. Let's say you want to become an engineer, actuary, or an architect maybe? You need to have a tight grip on math for which you need to learn algebra like the back of your hand.
Do you want to master German? Do you like urban fantasy novels? Are you tired of reading boring textbooks in order to learn German? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, this is a book you should consider. We introduce a one-of-a-kind learning tool that will enhance your comprehension, improve your German vocabulary and grammar, and let you enjoy an urban fantasy novel.
Introducing Official SAT Vocabulary 3000, the most comprehensive audio course for SAT vocabulary on the market. Learn how to master proper spelling, pronunciation, definitions, and synonyms/antonyms through the use of these unique audio exercises. There are three levels (easy, medium, and difficult) that each consists of 10 powerful exercises covering 100 words each. You'll discover high-frequency words that have appeared in previous SAT tests, increasing your chance for better test results!
Ernst H. Gombrich, einem der herausragendsten Gelehrten des 20. Jahrhunderts, gelang, was heute unglaublich erscheint: die Geschichte der Menschheit prägnant und überzeugend zu schildern. Eine bis heute nicht erreichte und schon gar nicht überholte Leistung dieses großen Mannes.