jueves, 22 de agosto de 2013

Can we be friends?: nature's partners

Discusses symbiotic relationship between animals of different species, from which all participants gain, including those between the crocodile and the egyptian plover, crabs, and sponges, and the giraffe and the wildebeest.

miércoles, 21 de agosto de 2013

Bullying. Matón o víctima ¿Cuál es tu hijo?

El Lic. Fernando Osorio propone una revisión crítica sobre la manera actual de pensar la problemática del acoso entre pares en el ámbito escolar. Afirma que cuando se evalúa a un niño o a un joven que causa o sufre de bullying, se puede descubrir que, previamente, padecía otro problema psicológico que no fue atendido ni resuelto y que posiblemente ocasionó una alteración de la conducta individual o del comportamiento social.
Este libro brinda información concreta para que padres, docentes y otros profesionales puedan ayudar y acompañar a niños y a jóvenes involucrados en alguno de estos problemas.

martes, 20 de agosto de 2013

The after hours

A woman buys a gold thimble on the eighteenth floor of a department store, but discovers later that the store has only nine floors.

The big tall wish

Bolie Jackson, a washed-up boxer, is about to be knocked down and counted out. Suddenly he's amazed to find that he has swapped places and is now standing over his knocked-out opponent. Henry, a young neighbour with magical powers, just made the biggest, tallest wish he could come up with - for Bolie to win the match. But will Bolie accept this wish and be victorious?

jueves, 15 de agosto de 2013

The Odyssey of flight 33

Transocean flight 33 departs London bound for New York as scheduled. But a mysterious tailwind sends them far off course, hurting back and forth through time. Can the crew hitch a ride in hyperspace and get the passengers back to their own time?

Deaths head revisited

A former nazi captain returns to the ruins of Dachau concentration camp and there meets one of the inmates from the war. But really it is the ghost of a man whom he killed, who is now seeking revenge for the atrocities committed under the captain's command during the war. Haunted by the ghosts of his past, the nazi captain is driven to insanity and justice is finally served.

Walking distance

Step off the beaten path as Martin Sloan takes the journey of a lifetime when his car breaks down within walking distance of his home town. Martin is shocked to find that he has somehow walked into his own past. Can he find a way warm the boy he once was to seize the day and save his future happiness?



The monsters are due on Maple street

Maple Street late on a Saturday afternoon a mysterious flash of light results in a power outage. But this is no ordinary power failure, and the neighbors on Maple Strees will soon find themselves in the dark with an enemy of their own creation.





The midnight sun

Earth the become almost uninhabitable when 24 hours of continuous sunlight causes the thermometer to creep towards 140 degrees. In New York City,  Norma and her landlady, Mrs Bronson, are the last people in their building, the rest having moved north where it is cooler. Trying to keep each other company as electricity is rationed and food and water become even more scarce, survival seems impossible.




The amulet of Samarkand

Nathaniel, a twelve year old magician in training, thinks he's ready to take on more challenging spells. With revenge against the proud and ambitious Simon Lovelace on his mind, he masters one of the toughest spells of all and summons Bartimaeus, a 5,000 year old djinni, to assist him.
But summoning a djinni and controlling him are two different things entirely. When Nathaniel sends Bartimaeus to steal Lovelace's greatest treasure, the Amulet of Samarkand, he finds himself caught in a whirlwind of espionage, murder, and rebellion.

The mighty 12: superheroes of greek myth

Meet the most impressive of the gods and goddesses of Olympus and even a few monsters and see them revealed for what they really were: ancient superheroes with the power to shift shape, move mountains, and change fate. In this innovative introduction to Greek mythology, energetic poems and dynamic comic book style illustrations create a seamless blend of the ancient and contemporary that depicts the gods in all their super-human glory.

Zeus: king of the gods

This book is the story of how the ancient greeks believed the world came into being, as well as the childhood and ascendancy of Zeus, who became the king of the gods.

Notes for a war story

The war arrived in our village on the 18th of january. Obviously there were other wars going on, but they didn't have anything to do with us. There were wars for blacks. Wars for Arabs. Wars for slavs, Our war started on the 18th of january, and in a few days, evrything had changed.

2013 Book of world records

Update to include all of the most recent records.  Whether kids want to know what the world's deadliest snake is, which country eats the most chocolate, who was the most career touchdowns in the NFL, or which state the largest roller coaster, the Book of world records 2013 has all of the answers and much, much more!



The eye of the world: the wheel of time

The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselves hang in the balance. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow.



miércoles, 14 de agosto de 2013

Captain Underpants and the terrifying return of tippy tinkletrousers

After being sent to jail for the rest of their lives, George and Harold are taken on a trip back in time by Tippy Tinkletrousers back to their kindergarten days where they must dead with their bully without the help of Captain Underpants


Terror in the skies

A step by step guide of how forensics are used to capture a criminal. It explains the 'detective trail' of a real life inquest-allowing the reader to discover the clues as they happened, and see how those clues are pieced together to build the case.




Crawling with zombies

Frank and Joe go undercover as the living dead to infiltrate a "Zombie crawl" that has acquired a notorious reputation--a teenager in zombie makeup appears to "accidentally" die in the last Zombie Crawl trough Bayport. Will the undercover brothers and agents of A.T.A.C. discover what's really going on in Zombieland or become the next accidental victims? As if that weren't enough there's something dark and sinister happening while everyone's distracted by zombie madness! Could this possibly be linked to the eerie events also ocurring in River Heights, home of Nancy Drew? This story sets up one of the most unexpected events in Hardy Boys history




Cardboard

Cam's down-and-out father gives him a cardboard box for his birthday and he knows it's the worst present ever. To make the best of a bad situation, they bend the cardboard into a man and to their astonishment, it comes magically to life. But the neighborhood jerk, Marcus, warps the powerful cardboard into his own evil creations that threaten to destroy them all!

Nothing but trouble

Best friends and stepbrothers Phineas and Ferb are determined to make each mind-numbing rotation of Earth into something special. But their sister, Candace, is determined to reveal their crazy endeavors to their mom. Meanwhile, Perry the Platypus x2014; Agent P x2014; is called on repeatedly to save the world from the dangerous Dr. Doofenshmirtz.


Quantum Boogaloo

Phineas and Ferb need a tool that hasn't been invented yet, so they hop in a time machine and head 20 years into the future! Unfortunately, they're spotted by future Candace, who follows them back in time to bust them on the day they built their giant rollercoaster. She does bust them-but by doing so, she changes the future!






It's about time!

A tricky time machine turns an ordinary day of summer vacation into a struggle for survival when Phineas, Ferb and Candace end up in the Jurassic period! The kids must avoid being trampled by Tyrannosaurus rexes and find a way to make it back to their own time, before mom and dad find out! Meanwhile, Perry the Platypus discovers that Dr. Doofenshmirtz has a brand-new nemesis-Peter the Panda!









The chronicles of Meap

What happens when the boys accidentally knock a UFO off its course, causing it to crash in their backyard? and what will Phineas, Ferb, Candace, and Isabella do when they meet its pilot, the adorable Meap? While Candace shows off the cute creature, the others take off in Meap's ship-and are captured by Meap's archrival, the sinister Mitch. It's up to Candace and Meap defeat Mitch and rescue the three interstellar prisioners.




martes, 13 de agosto de 2013

Pirates of the Caribbean, dead man's chest

Captain Jack Sparrow is back-and he owes Davy Jones his soul! with the help of Elizabeth Swann and Will Turner, Jack faces all new enemies and a great, big, mighty sea beast!



The beak strikes!

When Phineas and Ferb develop an indestructible exoskeleton to take on their extreme skate-track obstacle course, they inadvertenly become a super hero knwos as the Beak.
Isabella inmediately starts investigating and writes an article about the hero in the Fireside Girls Gazette. Things get crazy when a local super villain sees the article and declares war on the Beak!


viernes, 2 de agosto de 2013

Ghouls gone wild!

Presents four tales of terror in the spirit of the original EC comics series including "Body of work" where two nosy and somewhat murderous neighbors discover shocking inspiration for Jack Kroll´s outside artwork

Yabba Dabba Voodoo

The most infamous comicbook horror host, the legendary Crypt Keeper, along with the old witch and the vault-keeper, return to tell all new tales of terror

Drácula

Dracula is a vampire, an inmortal creature who feeds off the blood of the living. And Dracula is moving to England in search of fresh victims to satisfy his blood lust.