Revolution for dogs and cats is a monthly topical heartworm preventative and flea control medication. Revolution also protects your pet against other parasites, including ear mites, ticks, and hookworm and roundworm infestations.
What will your child be expected to learn in the first grade? How can you help him or her at home? How can teachers foster active, successful learning in the classroom? This book answers these all-important questions and more, offering the specific shared knowledge that hundreds of parents and teachers across the nation have agreed upon for American first graders. Revised and updated, filled with a wealth of opportunities for reading aloud and fostering discussion, this first-grade volume of the acclaimed Core Knowledge Series presents the sort of knowledge and skills that should be at the core of a challenging first-grade education. Discover: Favorite Poems, old and new, such as "The Owl and the Pussycat," "Wynken, Blynken, and Nod," and "Thirty Days Hath September" Beloved Stories from many times and lands, including a selection of Aesop's Fables, "Hansel and Gretel," "All Stories Are Anansi's," "The Tale of Peter Rabbit," and much more Familiar Sayings and Phrases such as "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you" and "Practice makes perfect" World and American History and Geography--take a trip down the Nile with King Tut, and learn about the early days of our country, including the story of Jamestown, the Pilgrims, and the American Revolution Visual Arts--fun activities plus full-color reproductions of masterworks by Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cezanne, Georgia O'Keefe, and others Music--engaging introductions to great composers and music, including classical music, opera, and jazz, as well as a selection of favorite children's songs Math--a variety of activities to help your child learn to count, add and subtract, solve problems, recognize geometrical shapes and patterns, and learn about telling time Science--interesting discussions of living things and their habitats, the human body, the states of matter, how we measure things, how electricity works, our solar system, and what's inside the earth, plus stories of famous scientists such as Thomas Edison and Rachel Carson
Peter Mann begins his fictional life as a twenty-five-year-old newspaper reporter for the Halifax Morning Post in 1775. He and two female friends help a famous pirate escape from the Halifax jail. Realizing the three friends cannot go back, they join the pirateas gang. They eventually set up a Swiss Family Robinson type of existence in the Caicos Islands. Over the next six decades, through the American and French revolutions, Peter becomes the quintessential pirate, with a hook, a patch, and a peg for a leg. Eventually he becomes the patriarch of a huge trading company, Cocteau & Mann. Ironically, as his company becomes ever more successful, he is plagued by pirates and must battle them first hand. A Pirateas Tale tells it like it might have been. This marvelous historic fiction takes the reader on a swashbuckling roller coaster he or she will not soon forget.
Rebel with a Cause: The Entrepreneur Who Created the University of Phoenix and the For-Profit Revolution in Higher Education
" A great life and a great read . . ." - George Soros " A remarkably cogent story of a most remarkable man. Sperling' s openness about problems and failures inspires and informs the entrepreneurial spirit. Sperling describes the extraordinary power and potential of focused human intensity. The book is a must-read for anyone interested in starting or building a business." - Peter Lewis, Chairman and CEO, The Progressive Corporation " The University of Phoenix is largest private university in the United States. It is fully accredited and traded on NASDAQ. Mere mention of its name produces anger, fear, and envy on the nation' s college campuses. In the private sector, it has inspired scores of companies to enter the education market. This is the story of the entrepreneur who launched a revolution in higher education." - Arthur Levine, President, Teacher' s College, Columbia University " Education will be one of the key growth sectors of ou knowledge-based economy over the next ten years. John Sperling, founder and Chairman of Apollo Group, has been one of the visionary driving forces behind this growth. By developing a unique customer-focused model of higher education, Dr. Sperling has helped to build the largest private university in the United States that continues to be one of the best growth opportunities in education today." - Thomas Weisel, President & CEO, Thomas Weisel Partners, LLC
You can't be spiritually mature while remaining emotionally immature. In this eight-session small group Bible study, author and pastor Pete Scazzero awaken participants to a biblical integration of emotional health and the classic practices of contemplative spirituality, leading to a relational revolution with Jesus.