In this hilarious rhyming story, little monsters learn the art of scaring trick-or-treaters. Follow zombies, ghouls, ghosts and many more creepy creatures as they study the most spooktacular ways to terrify their guests. Will they be able to perfect their frightening ways before Halloween? Fright School is a welcome addition to the Halloween genre that will have kids cracking up at what "school" looks like for the very monsters that scare them. And in the end, it teaches kids that they don't need to be scared of monsters—the monsters might be just as scared as them!
This time, Belladonna must scare away ghosts haunting a little girl's dreams, while a new fright named Wither struggles at Fright School. Things get complicated when Vex, the school bully, gets involved. Belladonna and her fellow Pinkaboos have to be braver than ever when they uncover Vex's super secret plot.
The goal of the book is to help the reader identify and release negative emotions and limiting beliefs that are keeping them from experiencing a deep sense of joy and inner peace. Everyone experiences stress in their life which leads to disruptions in energy and dis-ease in the body. Tap into Balance coaches the reader through a ninety-day program to transform their life in just a few minutes per day.
Never before has the problem of stage fright been so eloquently examined; 40 interviews with some of the most highly-accomplished public figures shed light on this affliction, offering tips from their own experiences for overcoming it. Jason Alexander, Mose Allison, Maya Angelou, David Brenner, Peter Coyote, Olympia Dukakis, Richard Lewis, and many more sound off about their trials with stage fright, candidly discussing their fears and insecurities with life in the public eye and ultimately revealing the various paths they followed to overcoming them. Stage fright sufferers from all walks of life—whether a high school freshman nervous about an oral presentation or a professional baseball player with the eyes of the world on his bat—will find consolation by understanding the commonality of their problem, as well as helpful information to finally shed their inhibitions.
Libby's father is a drunk, her mum wouldn't know the meaning of home cooking if it landed in her lap and her brother's in trouble with the police - but none of this matters, as Zack is interested in HER, not her home-life. But just as things are working out on the boy front, Libby's family lose their home, and have to move in with their gran. Libby has to start a new school, give up her plans for Zack, and leave her best friend Nadine behind. But slowly she discovers there really IS a silver lining to every grey cloud - and there's plenty to fall in love with in her new home: her gran's cooking, the school outsider who stands up to the bullies, and the deadbeat boy who wants to show her the beauty of the desert...
Stage Fright is the fourth book in Meg Cabot's hilarious series for younger readers, Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls. When Allie's class puts on a play, every girl in Room 209 wants to try out for the part of the princess – including Allie, Sophie and (ew!) Cheyenne. Not everyone can be the leading lady – but who will try to steal the show, who will get scared, and who will get a tiny bit jealous? Some not-so-friendly competition puts some of Allie Finkle's rules to the test . . . There are no small parts. Only small actors. May the best man – or woman – win. If you want to get anywhere, you can't play by the rules.
The CliffsTestPrep series offers full-length practice exams that simulate the real tests; proven test-taking strategies to increase your chances at doing well; and thorough review exercises to help fill in any knowledge gaps. CliffsTestPrep California High School Exit Exam: English-Language Arts can help you pass this critical competency exam necessary for high school graduation. More and more high schools are requiring exit exams in order to ensure that all students graduate with a thorough knowledge of state standards in mathematics. This easy-to-use CAHSEE English-Language Arts Preparation Guide gives you that extra edge with Three full-length practice tests Samples and strategies for all question types Review of the California English-Language Arts standards Answers to common questions about the test Analysis charts to help you spot your weaknesses, including Essay Checklists This book will help you understand the types of questions that will test your knowledge of state standards for grades 8 and 10. In addition, you'll hone your knowledge in all of the key subject areas, such as Word analysis — discovering meaning Reading comprehension — understanding the main idea, purpose and tone Literary response and analysis — understanding characters, relationships, fiction, theme, and poetry Writing strategies — finding and correcting errors Writing conventions — writing an essay With guidance from the CliffsTestPrep series, you'll feel at home in any standardized-test environment!
My Racket, How It Worked Out is the remarkable story of how Ray Allen who grew up in poverty in the mountains of Virginia. After graduating with a poor record in high school, failing marks in spelling and beset with acute stage fright, he joined the Army and ended up teaching in both the aviation and transportation schools. He served for over 20 years as senior pastor of the Blacksburg Baptist Church across the street from Virginia Tech. From this dynamic church, he traveled extensively preaching, teaching, and leading volunteer mission efforts. On these pages you will read exciting transforming mission stories from many lands. There are personal stories from the Sinai Desert, refugee camps in Thailand, travels in Australia, China, the Galapagos Islands and living and traveling in recreational vehicle in and throughout the U.S. and Canada. You will find it hard to put this remarkable life story aside. It is a teen age love story that has lasted over half a century, the story of an avid bass fisherman who fished for fish and men throughout America and the world, and how God took a rather ordinary man from a shanty in the mountains around the world to share a message of grace and hope.