viernes, 27 de mayo de 2011

Botica natural

Coleccionable orientado a prevenir y aliviar los trastornos más comunes, y no reemplaza, en absoluto, los tratamientos médicos prescritos por un profesional

Ecología práctica

Es una guía completa de las acciones que se están tomando en diversos rincones del mundo para frenar y minimizar el impacto del calentamiento global. En este nuevo coleccionable usted recibirá pautas para actuar de manera positiva sobre nuestro entorno con actividades que pueden ser realizadas diariamente desde su casa o comunidad.

Days of magic, nights of war

Candy Quackenbush’s adventures in the Abarat continue as she makes a startling realization as to who she is, and the forces of Night begin plans for war.

Blaze of silver

Using principles of their shared Muslim faith to persuade him, an agent of the Old Man of the Mountain convinces Kamil to lead Will and Ellie into a trap, but Kamil repents and seeks a way to save his friends and redeem himself.

The eye of the serpent

Fifteen-year-old Alec Devlin is on his way to the Valley of the Kings. Uncle Will and his young assistant, have made an amazing discovery - an ancient tomb. But only hours after opening its doors, Uncle Will falls ill and Tom seems to have disappeared. Together with Ethan Wade, and Madeleine Duval, Alec sets about unravelling the tomb's mysteries

Odin's queen

In this thrilling adventure, bonder Affie has escaped to Mars with Odinstoy, and her young son, Apollo. Odinstoy has been employed by the Martian Temple of Odin as their God-speaker and Affie goes undercover as her 'wife'. Affie hopes their new life will enable her to claw back the status and respect she had before she became a bonder - and is frustrated by Odinstoy's disdain for the fame her new role brings. Affie's craving for attention leads her to fall under the spell of a follower of the rival temple of Zeus, and before she knows it she is revealing more of her past to him than she ever intended.

jueves, 26 de mayo de 2011

The robe of skulls

The sorceress Lady Lamorna has her heart set on a very expensive new robe, and she will stop at nothing--including kidnapping and black magic--to get the money to pay for it

Ptomely's gate

Dangerous adventures continue for the djinni Bartimaeus and his master, seventeen-year-old Nathaniel, a powerful magician who is serving as England’s minister of information

Catching waves

Fourteen-year-old Kai Ford, a good surfer who respects the power of the sea, unfortunately does not always have the same respect for the privacy of other people.

Stealing home

Joey is sure he will not get along with the exchange student from Nicaragua who is staying with his family for 
a year, but they find common ground on the baseball field

What Mr. Mattero did

Three seventh-grade girls accuse their music teacher of having touched them inappropriately and sexually

The book of Alfar

In the legend-filled woods overlooking the Hudson River, an Algonquin girl is kidnapped by an evil dwarf whose grandson, aided by an eleven-year-old boy, a goatherd, and figures from the past, sets out to rescue her.

A watery grave

Exonerated for a murder hours after an exploration convoy sets sail for the Pacific islands, ship linguist Wiki Coffin is made a deputy by a Virginia sheriff and sets out to catch up with his crewmates, one of whom is the real killer

The waterbearer

When a storm capsizes their boat and kills his father, Maji, a young trader on the East Coast of Africa in the fourteenth century, is captured and taken inland to the city of Great Zimbabwe, where he discovers a talent for divining underground water.

Scepter of the ancients

When twelve-year-old Stephanie inherits her weird uncle's estate, she must join forces with Skulduggery Pleasant, a skeleton mage, to save the world from the Faceless Ones

The pink panther gets lucky

Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau of the Paris Police Bureau is called in to investigate the disappearance of a priceless diamond and the starlet who had been wearing it during a Las Vegas magic show, and joins forces with "Junkyard" Bob Convoy, an American private detective and bounty hunter, to find the culprit responsible

Pinacoteca municipal Ignacio Merino

La publicación de este catálogo responde a la necesidad de comunicar y difundir, a escala nacional e internacional, los resultados de una acuciosa investigación histórica del patrimonio artístico de la Municipalidad Metropolitana de Lima. Se ha tenido en cuenta, diseño y estilo en la presentación visual a fin de motivar y sensibilizar a la ciudadanía en torno a los temas de valores artísticos, identidad cultural y educación por el arte.

Acuarelas de Pancho Fierro y seguidores

Esta publicación contiene fotografías de las 254 acuarelas y los manuscritos inéditos de Ricardo Palma, debidamente restaurados en la Pinacoteca Municipal. También incluye un texto sobre la pintura costumbrista realizada por el prestigioso historiador de arte americano Francisco Stastny.

jueves, 19 de mayo de 2011

Collected novels for teens

Four of the award-winning author's novels, which capture the triumphs and struggles of African-American teens, are collected into one edition, and include Bright Shadow, Water Girl, The Golden Pasture, and Journey. Original.

The wrong stuff

Jane Wheel is an antiques picker, cruising garage sales looking for items she can turn around and sell to dealers for a tidy profit. She also has a knack for finding clues and solving crimes...

Tom Trueheart and the land of dark stories

Twelve-year-old Tom Trueheart, accompanied by his friend Jollity the crow, must journey to the dangerous Land of Dark Stories to rescue his brothers and their princess brides, and to try to defeat the villainous Ormestone once again

The house of blue mangoes

The House of Blue Mangoes tells the story of the Dorai family in south India during a time of tremendous political and social upheaval. The novel opens in 1899 with the patriarch Solomon Dorai — the headman of the picturesque village of Chevathar — contemplating the imminent destruction of his world and everything he holds dear. The decisions he makes to avert the catastrophe that threatens the village will mark the family for generations to come.itish, is happening at the same time.

martes, 10 de mayo de 2011

Biblia didáctica de América

Biblia única para jóvenes y adultos que quieren descubrir el mensaje bíblico desde distintas perspectivas.

Biblia de América

Es un instrumento ágil en el manejo de la Escritura y está editada pensando en los grupos bíblicos, en las reuniones de catequistas, en la celebración de la liturgia y en el estudio de la Sagrada Escritura.

Gran diccionario de autores latinoamericanos de literatura infantil y juvenil

Este diccionario presenta por primera vez el "quién es quién" en la literatura infantil y juvenil de Latinoamérica, pasando por todos y cada uno de los países de habla hispana y portuguesa, desde los orígenes hasta nuestros días. De cada autor se recoge la biografía, un análisis de las principales obras y noticias del resto, y un juicio crítico.

Historia de la literatura infantil en América Latina

Se compone de veintiún capítulos, uno por país, ordenados de norte a sur. Comienza el libro con México, analizando el país desde la época azteca hasta el día de hoy. Le siguen los países de Centro América y el Caribe. Más tarde recorre Colombia, Venezuela, Brasil, los países andinos, Perú, Ecuador y Bolivia, y sigue avanzando hacia el sur del continente para finalizar con Chile.
En cada uno de los capítulos se describe el desarrollo de la literatura infantil desde la época indígena, con sus mitos y leyendas transmitidos por tradición oral, pasando por el periodo de la colonia con sus libros infantiles morales y didácticos, el siglo XIX que marca un despegue de la literatura infantil europea, el siglo XX con los precursores del género hasta el inicio del siglo XXI con las más recientes tendencias, principalmente el cuidado de la naturaleza, el humor absurdo o el realismo social. Al término de cada capítulo hay una conclusión y una bibliografía que puede orientar a los que quieran profundizar más en los temas propuestos.

viernes, 6 de mayo de 2011

Dustin Grubbs one-man show

A sixth-grader, who longs to see his name in lights, recounts life at Buttermilk Falls Elementary in preparation for the school drama production.