In this reissued version of a beloved classic, a boy venturing through a forest on his way to a tuba lesson finds himself giving a concert to an unexpected audience of woodland creatures. But when a huge bear shows up and roars forth his own notes, will music be able to soothe even the most savage of beasts? Light on words but heavy on fun, Tuba Lessons is an unforgettable celebration of music and friendship.
Some students will drive even the best-intentioned teachers to the breaking point. Ingrid is one of those students. The Lesson is a nuanced portrait of the struggle between two wills, crackling with psychological tension and simmering with emotion.
At first Carole, who has always wanted a sister, is delighted when Marie, the daughter of her father´s girlfriend, comes to stay, but when Marie gets all the attention Carole grows jealous, and the Saddle Club tries to help.
The Rock Warrior´s Way: Mental Training for Climbers, first published in 2003, outlines the foundation of the Warrior´s Way ® material. Espresso Lessons takes the material into practical climbing situations. It is the how to application of The Rock Warrior´s Way, intended to build upon and complement it. - Mental fitness training is simply improving your ability to keep attention in the moment. The most challengingand interesting moment in rock climbing is when your mind doubts whether or not you can continue climbing. Knowing when it is appropriate to push through this doubt and when to back off is critical for taking appropriate risks. - Espresso Lessons helps you take appropriate risks. It is an intentional approach to risk-taking that includes very specific processes for gathering information, assessing risks, making risk decisions, and taking effective action. - Many climbers ignore or avoid falling. Espresso Lessons addresses falling head-on, through intentional falling practice. It also includes specific exercises to practice all phases of risk-taking, allowing you to integrate the Warrior´s Way ® material in a practical and tangible way.
Ein psychopathischer Serienkiller und sein brutaler Helfer machen den Westen der USA unsicher. Scheinbar wahllos ermorden sie Menschen, offenbar um ihren Opfern bestialische KILLING LESSONS zu erteilen. Als sie in den verschneiten Bergen von Colorado erneut zuschlagen, ist dies bereits ihr siebtes Opfer. Ein zehnjähriges Mädchen kann mit knapper Not entkommen und findet Zuflucht bei einem alten Schriftsteller, der sich in eine einsame Hütte im Wald zurückgezogen hat. Beiden ist klar, dass die Täter sie früher oder später aufspüren werden. Detective Valerie Hart vom San Francisco Police Department ist auf den Fall angesetzt. Und sie hat nur eine Chance: Sie muss die Handschrift des Killers lesen lernen ...
Art Lessons is told in the voice of Cassie from seven to eighteen. As she ages, she discovers the transformative power of visual art in herself and on the lives of others. Cassie lives in a family of sports nuts. She´s a loner, easily distracted by boyfriends, and in love with trees, her inspiration for drawing, and the process of art-making, which to her feels like floating. While unlikely teachers of all ages challenge her, it´s her Polish grandmother, Babci, who serves as an intuitive guide on Cassie´s path to becoming an artist. Through her own heightened observational skills and awareness of her difference, Cassie is saved by her art, changing as the trees she continues to draw over time.
Flying Lessons shows parents how to enhance their child´s mental game using targeted activities, which were developed over 15 years of working with children. These exercises teach values such as setting and achieving goals, team building, fair play, and personal responsibility. This book equips kids with the same techniques being taught to adults by executive or life coaches. These are the skills and techniques parents want their children to learn in a fun, non-threatening and effective way. The lasting impact of the author´s approach is that children respond like champions in every aspect of their day-and for the rest of their lives. Chapters include: Talk Yourself Into Greatness Direct Your Own Mental Movies Act Like a Star Carbon Copy Greatness Fill Your Mind with Moments of Gold Pen a Babe of a Nickname
Mild-mannered math teacher, Shirai, always sees a certain kid at detentionAkagi, who also happens to be a popular actor. For some reason, Akagi seems to be a bit too friendly and he keeps whispering to Shirai that he´s cute! It´s hard to tell if Akagi is being serious or not. But one fateful day, when they are in an empty classroom, Akagi makes his move. He seems serious this time! Shirai resists, and pushes him away. Before he can figure out what´s going on, Akagi suddenly drops out of school... leaving Shirai more confused than ever!
FAMILYMATTERSPATCHWORK FAMILYIn the blink of an eye, Tyler Corwin found himself father to the little girl he´d loved as a baby, then let go when his marriage fell apart. Back then, the decision--the right thing to do--had torn him apart, just as his daughter´s rebelliousness did now. To reconnect with Lanie, he needed help. He needed Shaunna Lightfeather.The earthy beauty healed horses and, Tyler hoped, children, too. And as Shaunna worked her magic with Lanie and his daughter´s wild Mustang, he realized she´d charmed this dad, as well. But would the woman who´d won his heart and restored his family consider a future by his side?