They were seven teenagers when they first stumbled upon the horror. Now they were grown-up men and women who had gone out into the big world to gain success and happiness. But none of them could withstand the force that drew them back to Derry, Maine to face the nightmare without an end, and the evil without a name.
What’s the best way to solve problems between people? By talking them over and working them out. It’s never too soon for children to learn the process of peaceful conflict resolution. This book distills it into clear, simple language and supporting illustrations. Children learn to calm themselves, state the problem, listen, think of solutions, try one, evaluate results, and even agree to disagree when a solution isn’t possible. Includes conflict resolution skillbuilding games and role plays for adults to use with children. Now children and adults can enjoy our most popular Learning to Get Along® books in English and Spanish. The Free Spirit Learning to Get Along series helps children learn, understand, and practice basic social and emotional skills. Real-life situations, lots of diversity, and concrete examples make these read-aloud books appropriate for all homes, childcare settings, and primary classrooms as well as special education, including settings with children on the autism spectrum. Presented in a social story format, each of the bilingual Learning to Get Along books includes a special section for adults in both English and Spanish, with discussion questions, games, activities, and tips that reinforce improving social skills.
GRADES PK–3: This 32 page storybook follows a poor man and his discovery of some lost gold. Readers will learn the clever wife's plan to keep the money and make all of their dreams come true. CULTURAL STORYTELLING: This traditional Hispanic folktale with original illustrations, told in bold English and Spanish, captures a child's interest while engaging them with a story that fosters reading and cultural literacy. FEATURES: With English and Spanish translations, this storybook is a great resource for strengthening reading skills and foreign language comprehension. FAMILY STORYTIME: Reading together is a great way to bond with your child while also fostering communication, understanding, and a lifelong love for reading. BUILD A LIBRARY: Collect every title from the Keepsake Stories collection to create the perfect library that will enchant readers time and time again!
THE STORY: The scene is the set where Anthony J. Lefcourt, writer and director, is rehearsing his new play, a classic whodunit (in which all the characters are named Butler) with which he hopes to regain the success that has eluded him in recent
This book thoroughly explains how computers work. It starts by fully examining a NAND gate, then goes on to build every piece and part of a small, fully operational computer. The necessity and use of codes is presented in parallel with the apprioriate pieces of hardware. The book can be easily understood by anyone whether they have a technical background or not. It could be used as a textbook.
When sculptor Ken Harrison is permanently paralysed in an accident, he resolves to die rather than live with his physically helpless state. His struggle for the right to die makes a powerful play which raises important issues of human dignity and medical ethics. It is witty and compassionate, toughtful and fast moving.
How Top Performers Manage IT Decision Rights for Superior Results
Author: Peter Weill,Jeanne W. Ross
Pubpsher: Harvard Business Press
Category: Business & Economics
Firms with superior IT governance have more than 25% higher profits than firms with poor governance given the same strategic objectives. These top performers have custom designed IT governance for their strategies. Just as corporate governance aims to ensure quality decisions about all corporate assets, IT governance links IT decisions with company objectives and monitors performance and accountability. Based on a study of 250 enterprises worldwide, IT Governance shows how to design and implement a system of decision rights that will transform IT from an expense to a profitable investment.
A long overdue book for today's IT professionals, this unique resource offers you a practical, model-centric approach to integrated IT project management that supports state-of-the-art software development. A valuable and topical reference, the book enables you to: understand issues that relate to project management problems and the roles and responsibilities involved in managing and delivering multiple IT projects; develop an appreciation for project management best practices; and improve internal and external communications by applying simple, adaptable and consistent processes based on a model-centric framework.