A stirring and heart-warming tale of a young deaf girl who is determined to make a difference. For fans of Wonder.A stirring and heart-warming tale of a young deaf girl who is determined to make a difference, the perfect read for fans of Wonder .Iris was born deaf, but she's never let that define her, after all, it's the only life she's ever known. And until recently she wasn't even very lonely, because her grandparents are both deaf, too. But Grandpa has just died and Grandma's not the same without him. The only place Iris really feels at home anymore is in her electronics workshop where she loves taking apart antique radios.Then, during a science lesson about sound waves, Iris finds out about a whale who is unable to communicate with other whales. The lonely whale awakens something in Iris. She's determined to show him that someone in the world knows he's there.Iris works on a foolproof plan to help the whale but she soon realises that that is not enough: Iris wants to find the whale herself.One stolen credit card, two cruise ship tickets, and the adventure of a lifetime later, Iris and the whale each break through isolation to help one another be truly heard in ways that neither had ever expected.Lynne Kelly has spent 25 years as a sign-language interpreter, enabling her to write Iris' story with acute insight, awareness, and sensitivity. Her first novel, the award-winning Chained (FSG, 2012), won the SCBWI's Crystal Kite award, and sold 15,000 copies in hardcover.Lynne lives in Houston, Texas.
I AM, the newest children's book by Dr Wayne W. Dyer, is taken from his latest book for adults, Wishes Fulfilled. I AM teaches kids a simple but profound message: God is not far off in the distance, or even merely beside us. In other words, we are not separate from God - we are God! Knowing that God's love and strength is a part of everyone can help kids grow to meet their greatest potential in life. The book uses a rhyme and illustrations to teach this lesson and help children realize that they are greater than they ever imagined! There is also a special section at the end that teaches the important meaning and way to use the words I am to create love, happiness and greatness in their own lives and the world.
Have you ever imagined playing the blues like Eric Clapton, shredding like Eddie Van Halen or strumming like Paul Simon? The editors of Guitar World, the world's best-selling guitar magazine, will help you make your dreams come true, even if you've never played guitar before. In Guitar World Presents The Best Instruction Book Ever! you'll find everything you need to learn to play like a pro, including: Essential guitar instruction-from first chords and scales to advanced tricks and techniques for rhythm and solo playing. The chords, scales and electrifying riff s used in your favorite blues, classic rock, country and heavy metal songs. An easy TAB system that shows you which strings to fret and pick. Hundreds of full-color photographs and diagrams. A DVD with video examples for every lesson in the book. Plus, tips and encouragement from guitar legends like Pink Floyd's David Gilmour, ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, Queen's Brian May, and B.B. King!
Have you ever tried to play golf? After a relaxed bike tour join a professional golfer for a class at Dom Pedro Pinhal golf course.Hit some balls and get to know one of the most popular sports in Vilamoura.Included Golf lesson, Helmet, bagpack, padlockDuration between 2 and 3 hours, max 20 km
Have you ever dreamed of learning to surf? If so, here's your chance! This excursion takes you to the awe-inspiring Macao Beach in northern Punta Cana. With its picture perfect seascapes and consistent wave sets, Macao is one of the top destinations for surfers in the Dominican Republic. Choose from a group or private lesson.
Our surf school is located in the best location for beginners on the Gold Coast, only 10 minutes from Surfers Paradise. You will only ever have a maximum of 5 other people in your surf lesson. We make sure you surf the best waves, with the best instructors, teaching using the best techniques, so that we can guarantee that you will stand by the end of your first lesson or we will give you a second lesson for free!Our group surf lessons are a one off introduction to surfing where you will learn how to:- identify rips and sweeps and stay safe in the water- handle your board, paddle and negotiate the wave zone- select good waves and learn how to catch them- stand up using the easiest technique for your own level of agility.
Never ever paddleboarded before? This is for you! This is our Beginner Class. This is a private activity so just you, your Private Group and your Guide/Guides.You’ll start out with a brief lesson on the shore. Then you will be helped into the ocean. Remember, your guides are there every step of the way. Next is a quick review of the shore lesson on the water, then you will be stand up paddleboarding in the heart of "Turtle Town" on the pristine coastline of Wailea-Makena! Time to soak up some sunshine, see the ocean wildlife and enjoy!Also enjoy a fresh fruit ocean picnic while checking out Haleakala Crater from the ocean. Doin’ it Maui Style!
The unbelievable true story of Barry Minkow, the youngest person ever to defraud Wall Street and who by the age of 21 was worth a staggering 100 Million Dollars. After being sentenced to 25 years in prison for fraud, racketeering, money laundering, embezzlement, and tax evasion you would think a lesson was learnt but in the case of Minkow, once a Con, always a Con. This roller coaster ride of power, sex, greed and money includes an impressive cast of Mark Hamill (The Last Jedi), James Caan (The Godfather), Ving Rhames (Mission Impossible-Rogue Nation), Armand Assante (American Gangster), Talia Shire (Rocky, The Godfather), Elisabeth Röhm (American Hustle) and introduces Justin Baldoni.
The FlyBoard is an exhilarating sensation of human flight without extensive training, uncomfortable gear, or unnecessary risks! After a short intro lesson, you'll be soaring over the water like Iron Man - quickly, safely & easily! Book a 60-Minute session for one, or two people for 30-minutes each. We guarantee you'll fly! Nashville FlyBoard is located just 15 minutes from downtown Nashville with a private dock inside Nashville Shores Water Park. All flights include an intro lesson, a top of the line jet ski, your choice of the FlyBoard, Hoverboard or JetPack, and an experienced Certified Instructor to guide you through your entire session. Bring yourself and a friend for this mind altering experience of flying like you've only ever dreamed!