Keywords: school

Shut Out

Shut Out


Kody Keplinger

ISBN: 9781444911107
Year of publication: 2012

Shut Out by Kody Keplinger For the nomadic novelists: Michelle, Kirsten, Leila, Kate, Lee, Kaitlin, Amanda, Emilia, Kristin Jr., and Kristin Sr. So many words I could put here, but the Beatles said it best. I get by with a little help from my friends. Thanks for keeping me sane. Chapter one There is nothing more humiliating than being topless in the backseat of your boyfriends car when someone decides to throw an egg at the windshield. Wait. Scratch that. Having your boyfriend jump off you, ...

Keywords: & & Education Juvenile Fiction Love Romance School
We Need to Talk About Kevin

We Need to Talk About Kevin


Lionel Shriver

ISBN: 9781582432670
Year of publication: 2002

Lionel Shriver WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN For Terri One worst-case scenario weve both escaped. A child needs your love most when he deserves it least. ERMA BOMBECK NOVEMBER 8, 2000 Dear Franklin, Im unsure why one trifling incident this afternoon has moved me to write to you. But since weve been separated, I may most miss coming home to deliver the narrative curiosities of my day, the way a cat might lay mice at your feet: the small, humble offerings that couples proffer after foraging in ...

Keywords: Massacres Psychological School Shootings Teenage Boys
The White Feather

The White Feather


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE WHITE FEATHER By P. G. Wodehouse To: MY BROTHER DICK The time of this story is a year and a term later than that of The Gold Bat. The history of Wrykyn in between these two books is dealt with in a number of short stories, some of them brainy in the extreme, which have appeared in various magazines. I wanted Messrs Black to publish these, but they were light on their feet and kept awaya painful exhibition of the White Feather. P. G. Wodehouse I EXPERT OPINIONS With apologies to gent ...

Keywords: Children's stories Schools -- Fiction
The Pothunters

The Pothunters


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE POTHUNTERS by P. G. Wodehouse 1902 TO JOAN, EFFIE AND ERNESTINE BOWES-LYON 1 PATIENT PERSEVERANCE PRODUCES PUGILISTIC PRODIGIES Where have I seen that face before said a voice. Tony Graham looked up from his bag. Hullo, Allen, he said, what the dickens are you up here for I was rather thinking of doing a little boxing. If youve no objection, of course. But you ought to be on a bed of sickness, and that sort of thing. I heard youd crocked yourself. So I did. Nothing much, though. Trod on ...

Keywords: Schools -- Fiction
The Head of Kay's

The Head of Kay's


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE HEAD OF KAYS by P. G. Wodehouse 1905 I MAINLY ABOUT FENN When we get licked tomorrow by half-a-dozen wickets, said Jimmy Silver, tilting his chair until the back touched the wall, dont say I didnt warn you. If you fellows take down what I say from time to time in note-books, as you ought to do, youll remember that I offered to give anyone odds that Kays would out us in the final. I always said that a really hot man like Fenn was more good to a side than half-a-dozen ordinary men. He can do ...

Keywords: Schools -- Fiction
The Gold Bat

The Gold Bat


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE GOLD BAT by P. G. Wodehouse 1904 To THAT PRINCE OF SLACKERS, HERBERT WESTBROOK I THE FIFTEENTH PLACE Outside Dont be an idiot, man. I bagged it first. My dear chap, Ive been waiting here a month. When you fellows have quite finished rotting about in front of that bath dont let me detain you. Anybody seen that sponge Well, look herethis in a tone of compromiselets toss for it. All right. Odd man out. All of which, being interpreted, meant that the first match of the Easter term had just come ...

Keywords: Boys -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction English Humorous stories Schools -- Juvenile fiction Sports -- Juvenile fiction
Tales of St. Austin's

Tales of St. Austin's


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

TALES OF ST AUSTINS by P. G. Wodehouse 1903 Most of these stories originally appeared in The Captain. I am indebted to the Editor of that magazine for allowing me to republish. The rest are from the Public School Magazine. The story entitled A Shocking Affair appears in print for the first time. This was one of our failures. P. G. Wodehouse AD MATREM 1 HOW PILLINGSHOT SCORED Pillingshot was annoyed. He was disgusted, mortified no other word for it. He had no objection, of course, to Mr Mellish ...

Keywords: Humorous stories Schools -- Fiction
The Politeness of Princes and Other School Stories

The Politeness of Princes and Other School Stories


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

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Year of publication: 0

THE POLITENESS OF PRINCES and Other School Stories By P. G. Wodehouse THE POLITENESS OF PRINCES The painful case of G. Montgomery Chapple, bachelor, of Seymours house, Wrykyn. Let us examine and ponder over it. It has been well said that this is the age of the specialist. Everybody, if they wish to leave the world a better and happier place for their stay in it, should endeavour to adopt some speciality and make it their own. Chapples speciality was being late for breakfast. He was late not once ...

Keywords: Schools -- Fiction
Mike

Mike


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

MIKE A PUBLIC SCHOOL STORY BY P. G. WODEHOUSE TO ALAN DURAND CHAPTER I MIKE It was a morning in the middle of April, and the Jackson family were consequently breakfasting in comparative silence. The cricket season had not begun, and except during the cricket season they were in the habit of devoting their powerful minds at breakfast almost exclusively to the task of victualling against the labours of the day. In May, June, July, and August the silence was broken. The three grown-up Jacksons ...

Keywords: Boarding schools -- Fiction Cricket -- Fiction England -- Fiction Humorous stories Schools -- Fiction
A Prefect's Uncle

A Prefect's Uncle


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

A PREFECTS UNCLE by P. G. Wodehouse TO W. TOWNEND 1 TERM BEGINS Marriott walked into the senior day-room, and, finding no one there, hurled his portmanteau down on the table with a bang. The noise brought William into the room. William was attached to Leicesters House, Beckford College, as a mixture of butler and bootboy. He carried a pail of water in his hand. He had been engaged in cleaning up the House against the conclusion of the summer holidays, of which this was the last evening, by the ...

Keywords: Schools -- Fiction
ADS 03 - A Tale of Two Demon Slayers

ADS 03 - A Tale of Two Demon Slayers


Angie Fox

ISBN: 9781453888957
Year of publication: 2010

A Tale of Two Demon Slayers Angie Fox LOVE SPELL NEW YORK CITY Dire Predictions I knocked on the door to Dimitris room. He opened it wearing a pair of green plaid boxers and nothing else. The man was temptation in the flesh. Too bad we didnt have time for that right now. I placed the book in his hands. Take a look at this. I ignored the way he undressed me with his eyes. Instead, I scooted past my personal Greek god and flopped down on his bed. He cocked a brow and sat down next to me, book in ...

Keywords: Demonology Fantasy Fiction Man-Woman Relationships Paranormal Paranormal Fiction Preschool Teachers Romance
How Children Succeed

How Children Succeed


Paul Tough

ISBN: 9780547564654
Year of publication: 2012

Paul Tough HOW CHILDREN SUCCEED Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character For Ellington, who prefers books about dump trucks. Introduction In the summer of 2009, a couple of weeks after my son, Ellington, was born, I spent the day in a prekindergarten classroom in a small town in New Jersey. The two events were unrelatedI was visiting room 140 at the Red Bank Primary School not to scope out the class as a new parent but to try to understand it as a journalist. At first glance, the ...

Keywords: & & & Cognitive Psychology Decision-Making Educational Policy Kindergarten Preschool Problem Solving Reform
Variant

Variant


Robison Wells

ISBN: 9780062026088
Year of publication: 2011

Robison Wells VARIANT Chapter One This isnt one of those scare-you-straight schools, is it I asked Ms. Vaughn, as we passed through the heavy chain-link gate. The fence was probably twelve feet tall, topped with a spool of razor wire, like the kind on repo lots and prisons. A security camera, mounted on the end of a pole, was the only sign of peoplesomeone, somewhere, was watching us. Ms. Vaughn laughed dismissively. Im sure youll be very happy here, Mr. Fisher. I leaned my head on the window ...

Keywords: school teens