The House of Night is no ordinary school—and not just because it's for vampyres. It's a place where magic, religion, folklore, and mythology from multiple traditions merry meet and meld to create something incredible and new.In Nyx in the House of Nighta 2-color illustrated companion to the House of Night seriessome of your favorite YA authors, plus a few experts, help you navigate the influences behind the House of Night series in a guide that would get even Damien's seal of approval.Travel with P.C. Cast as she gets her first tattoo in Ireland, climbs the ruins of Sgiach's castle, and discovers the lore that led to the Isle of Skye vampyres. Read Kristin Cast's defense of women in history and mythology who, like Zoey, have made a practice of juggling multiple men. Sit in on a vampyre lecture by Bryan Lankford, the real-life basis for House of Night instructor Dragon Lankford, on the parallels between Wiccan and vampyre circle rituals. Tour Tulsa's House of Night landmarks with local Amy H. Sturgis.Plus:-Karen Mahoney on Nyx and other goddesses of the night-John Edgar Browning on vampires in folklore, fiction, and reality-Jana Oliver on tattoos and other Marks-Ellen Steiber on feline familiars-Yasmine Galenorn on priestesses and goddess worship-Jordon Dane on Zoey's Cherokee heritage-Jeri Smith-Ready on the Raven Mockers and Kalona's less than heavenly inspiration-Christine Zika on the connection between Nyx and the Virgin Mary-Triniy Faegen on the Greek version of the OtherworldNyx in the House of Night also includes an appendix of character names that reveals the myth behind Zoey's last name, which House of Night cats have ties to Camelot, Egypt, and Middle-earth, and more!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/7/2011Pages: 200Reading Level: Age 14 and Up
Climb aboard a giant spaceship . . . the Earth! In glorious art, G. Brian Karas illuminates our Earth and its cycles and does a brilliant job of making the concepts of rotation and revolution understandable. As you travel, watch shadows disappear into night, and feel the sun on your face as winter turns into spring. All these amazing things happen because the Earth is constantly in motion, spinning and circling, gliding and tilting. As passengers of the Earth, our voyage never ends!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/28/2008Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
"Show us the gold, Kat! Show us the gold!" Katlin Graham's passion for gold and adventure has steered her family into the rowdy, historical town of Cripple Creek, Colorado. True to her curiosity streak, she strays from the Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine tour to explore a closed-off tunnel, and after an accidental fall, discovers a breathtaking secret: Deep below the mine lives a dragon--the last dragon on earth. Ye is his name, and he inhabits a glittering wonderland, surrounded by heaps of gold. Seeing the gold as the solution to her family's financial woes, Kat steals a nugget as big as her fist, right under Ye's watchful eye. Kindly befriending Kat, Ye tells her the astounding truth about gold, and reveals a mysterious cure that prevents dragons from dying. As the ailing Ye shows her the way out, Kat realizes it's up to her to decide his fate. Back in the sunlit world, where the search for the missing girl has created a public stir, Kat's nugget rolls out for all to see. Now a media-frenzy begins, until the town is swarming with gold seekers. Alarmed by this stampede of greed and by her own thievery, Kat brings her brother, Dillon, into her plan to return Ye's gold to him, and to warn him of the dangers that threaten his life and treasure. Can they outwit the gold-crazed crowds? Will Ye live, or will he die?This delightful debut novel from children's book illustrator Troy Howell is a heart-warming adventure about all that glitters versus all that matters. Never before have the American West and ancient dragons been rolled together into one wild, tumbleweed tale.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/2011Pages: 400Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Perfect for the chess and checker enthusiast, Dragon Face is a game of strategy set several hundred years in the future. The world is divided into 2 spheres with each vying to conquer the other by making them do an "about-face". Each side has 1 Emperor, 6 Ambassadors, and 17 Governors. Each can move in different ways. You capture an opponent's piece by jumping over it. That piece is then turned upside down and becomes one of your own. The end goal is to capture the Emperor by locking it in. When you want a great strategy game to challenge the imagination, Dragon Face is it!Product Measures: 21" x 16" x 1"Recommended Ages: 8 years & up About Blue Orange Games Thierry Denoual and Julien Mayot founded Blue Orange Games in 2000, naming it after the Paul Eluard surrealist poem, "The Earth is Blue like an Orange." Blue Orange Games is committed to planting two trees for every one tree used in the creation of their games. They partner with Pur Projet to calculate and offset the carbon footprint of their annual road trip, planting additional trees in the Amazon. In 2007 they became the proud first recipient of Dr. Toy's Green Company Award. Looking towards the future and with an eye for constant improvement, Blue Orange is steadfast in their mission to bring HOT Games to a COOL Planet. Blue Orange Games is based in San Francisco.
After years of training and adventure, Goku has become Earth's ultimate warrior. and his son, Gohan, shows even greater promise. But the strikes are increasing as even deadlier enemies threaten the planet. More action-packed than the stories of Goku's youth, DRAGON BALL Z features time travelers, aliens, and the mighty Super Saiyans clashing over the fate of the universe.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/11/2006Pages: 208
After years of training and adventure, Goku has become Earth's ultimate warrior. and his son, Gohan, shows even greater promise. But the strikes are increasing as even deadlier enemies threaten the planet. More action-packed than the stories of Goku's youth, DRAGON BALL Z features time travelers, aliens, and the mighty Super Saiyans clashing over the fate of the universe.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/6/2006Pages: 208
The ultimate science fiction martial arts manga – and one of the best-selling series of all time – Dragon Ball Z is the second half of Toriyama’s touchstone saga, Dragon Ball. After years of training and adventure, Son Goku has become Earth’s ultimate warrior, and his son, Gohan, shows even greater promise. But the strikes are increasing as even deadlier enemies threaten the planet – and means non-stop action! With the mighty Kaiô-ken amplifying his strength, Goku fights Vegeta in a desperate battle to save the world--only to find that the elite Saiyan warrior is even stronger than his new techniques! In desperation, Goku calls upon the Genki-dama, the "spirit ball," drawing power from the Earth, its people, plants, and animals. But alone, even Goku is not enough. The last worn-out survivors, Gohan, Kuririn, and Yajirobe, must rush back into the fray to beat the unbeatable Vegeta...as their enraged foe vows to not only wipe out the human race, but destroy the planet Earth itself!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/19/2008Pages: 559
R to L (Japanese Style)The second half of Toriyama's touchstone saga, Dragon Ball Z is the ultimate science fiction martial arts manga. After years of training and adventure, Son Goku has become Earth's ultimate warrior, and his son, Gohan, shows even greater promise. But the strikes are increasing as even deadlier enemies threaten the planet. And that means non-stop action as Goku, Gohan, time travelers, aliens, deities and the mighty Super Saiyans clash over the fate of the universe! The Many Faces of Freeza After a razor-close call, Son Goku and company triumphed in rescuing the Dragon Balls from Freeza's evil claws. Now they must go head to head with one seriously ticked-off alien overlord! What's worse, Freeza's got a trick up his sleeve. He has the power to transform--not once, not twice, but three times--and with each new hideous face comes a massive power increase! With Goku recovering from his fight with Captain Ginyu, the gang must band together and hold Freeza off as long as they can. But even with all their power combined, the odds are in Freeza's favor. As the battle rages on, defeating Freeza seems more and more impossible. The only hope lies in the one thing Freeza fears--the legend of the Super Saiyan!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/16/2009Pages: 568
Italian design and bright colors make this dragon push toy from Sevi really stand out. Easy to push with feet that flap make it all the more fun. Features:-With soft flapping feet your friendly dragon waddles as you push-Easy push handle-Hand-made with hard woods and painted with kid friendly materials-High quality Italian design-Color vegetable dye finishABOUT SEVI Sevi is an Italian wooden-toy manufacturer, the oldest in Europe, known for its sophisticated style and international design influences that have been the brand's hallmark since its founding in 1831.-Hand-crafted: Sevi products are hand-crafted and hand-painted, any irregularities or slight differences from item to item are characteristics of a hand-made product and only add to the value of these toys-Educational content: all Sevi toys are designed to stimulate and develop the skills in children of all ages.-Paint: all colors and paints used are non-toxic and resistant to saliva, this means that Sevi products are even suitable for very small children. History Sevi's history is in its name, which combines the initials of the founder's son (Senoner Vinzenz): in 1831 the young carving and inlaying craftsman Josef Anton Senoner founded the toy company in Ortesei (Val Gardena), in the northern region of Italy, close to the German, Austrian, French and Swiss borders.
This story celebrates friendship that one child has with the Earth. They play together, listen to each other, and nourish each other. But when the Earth is sad, the child is sad--so he finds a way to make his friend, the Earth, happy.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/2008Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Dive beneath the oceans and soar above the clouds in this exploration of Earth that makes a pleasing introduction to basic earth-science concepts.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/6/2000Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Seedling Colour the Earth Inflates into a jumbo Earth 40cm in diameter. Ready to color and play! Includes: Seedling 40cm Inflatable World & Craft Markers.Product Dimensions: 1.3" x 6.7" x 9.6"Recommended Ages: 3 years & Up
This colorful illustrated guide covers the basics of geology, meteorology, oceanography and astronomy to give the student of Earth sciences a thorough overview of the basics of each. Topics covered include: - minerals & rock types - mass wasting - water cycle - shaping the earth - plate tectonics - volcanoes & earthquakes - drainage patterns - groundwater - andmuch more...Book Details:Format: Special FormatPublication Date: 1/1/2002Pages: 4
eeBoo Life On Earth DominoesAdd matching creatures to the chain or add a Dragonfly, (It's wild, you know!) You'll have to use your eyes and brain in order for the chain to grow. First one to use up all your tiles? You're master of the Domino! Celebrating the rich diversity of Life on Earth, this domino set is sure to provide an entertaining game with beautiful images.Features:28 game piecesPieces are 2" x 4"Box is 8.5" (L) x 4.5" (H) x 1.75" (D)Ages 3+
The heart-pounding conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Across the Universe trilogy!Amy and Elder have finally left the oppressive walls of the spaceship Godspeed behind. They're ready to start life afresh-to build a home-on Centauri-Earth, the planet that Amy has traveled twenty-five trillion miles across the universe to experience. But this new Earth isn't the paradise that Amy had been hoping for. Amy and Elder must race to uncover who-or what-else is out there if they are to have any hope of saving their struggling colony and building a future together. As each new discovery brings more danger, Amy and Elder will have to look inward to the very fabric of what makes them human on this, their most harrowing journey yet. Because if the colony collapses? Then everything they have sacrificed-friends, family, life on Earth-will have been for nothing.Now in paperback!
Hollow Earth Imagination matters most in a world where art can keep monsters trapped--or set them free.Lots of twins have a special connection, but twelve-year-old Matt and Emily Calder can do way more than finish each other’s sentences.
Now in Paperback!With a biome-by-biome structure that mirrors Mother Nature's own design, Earth Matters is a celebration of our fragile Earth, a warning to protect it, and an inspiring source book full of ideas for making a positive change. Parents' Choice Gold Award in Nonfiction category (2008) SSLI Honor Book Science K-6 (2008) Notable Social Studies Trade Book (2008) 2009 Santa Monica Public Library Green Prize for Sustainable Literature Award in the Youth Reference categoryBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/21/2011Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
A fun and informative introduction to geology, geography, meteorology, and astronomy, Earth and Sky takes readers on an epic journey with stops at the sun, the moon, the solar system, and even the stars. It begins on familiar turf the ground beneath readers' feet covering the surrounding towns, trees, rivers, and mountains. Next, a curious glance skyward leads to questions about the clouds, constellations, and space travel. Packed with interactive features like pull-tabs, pop-ups, and lift-the-flaps, engaging answers are only a twist, flip, or pop-up away! Vivid examples and simple text explain the mysteries of earth and sky with delightful clarity, and playful, detailed illustrations are the perfect complement.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/11/2009Pages: 38Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
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