Simon Bloom: The Gravity Keeper by Michael Reisman

By Michael Reisman

Sixth-grader Simon Bloom can’t think his good fortune while he unearths a e-book that permits him to regulate the legislation of physics. by way of easily reciting the formulation it comprises, he can cancel gravity to fly round his bed room, or lessen friction so he can slide down the road as though he have been on Rollerblades. while thugs with evil intentions come after Simon, he needs to use the formulation to avoid wasting himself and the e-book from falling into their fingers. This humorous, quickly, and imaginitive novel from first-time writer Michael Reisman will attract enthusiasts of either myth and action-adventure.

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Party Poopers (Rotten School, No. 9) by R. L. Stine

By R. L. Stine

Bernie Bridges has all of it discovered. April-May June—the most popular woman within the fourth grade—will ask him to the yearly girl-invite-boy college dance. they're going to dance the evening away, and April-May June will absolutely fall for him.

There's just one challenge: Reality. April-May June does not are looking to select Bernie. She would not opt for Bernie no matter if he was once the final man on earth.

Then Jennifer Ecch—the Nightmare Girl—swoops in and asks Bernie to the dance. Yuck! How can he shake the unshakable Ecch?

Bernie has a plan. he will persuade Jennifer that he's below toe fungus and never useful adequate to visit the dance along with her. yet love is blind. Jennifer loves Bernie—no topic what.

So Bernie has no selection. The time has come to carry a long-distance snot-blowing contest correct in entrance of Jennifer. that are supposed to be gross sufficient to get Jennifer out of his life—shouldn't it?

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Wunder by Gabriela Signori

By Gabriela Signori

Die Geschichte des Wunders reicht vom antiken Griechenland bis in die heutige Zeit. Da sie den Stoff für zahllose Erzählungen bilden, sind Wunder ein wichtiges Thema für alle, die sich für die Geschichte abendländischer Frömmigkeitspraktiken und religiöser Vorstellungen interessieren. Das Wunder ist keine Marginalie, kein Kuriosum, es steht vielmehr im Mittelpunkt des Religiösen, auch im Vergleich der Konfessionen und Religionen. Gabriela Signori erklärt in dieser Einführung, welche Ereignisse als Wunder galten und gelten, wann die ersten Wunder wahrgenommen wurden und guy darüber berichtet, wie sie zertifiziert wurden und welche Rolle sie bei der Heiligsprechung spielten. Sie zeigt, wie die Reformation die Wahrnehmung und Darstellung von Wundern verändert hat und wie und warum Wunder bis heute in der christlichen Welt präsent sind.

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Home for the Holidays by Heather Vogel Frederick

By Heather Vogel Frederick

This Christmas season, subscribe to the women of the mother-daughter publication membership for various holiday-themed adventures! Becca, Megan, Emma, Cassidy and Jess have lots of interpreting fabric to bring forth their journeys, too, as the e-book membership is tackling the Betsy-Tacy sequence sooner than their subsequent assembly on New Year’s Eve. yet regrettably, not anything is going really as deliberate for any of the ladies. On a Christmas cruise with their households, Megan and Becca struggle over the rushing son of the ship's captain. Cassidy and her kinfolk fly again to California to go to Cassidy's sister Courtney... but if the West Coast explanations homesickness for his or her former existence in Laguna seashore, the relations starts off to query what country they need to name domestic. And a disastrous sledding coincidence explanations either Emma and Jess to totally switch their vacation plans. among squabbles, accidents, and blizzards, every little thing appears going mistaken. Will the ladies have the ability to locate their vacation spirit in time for Christmas?

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