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Cambridge English First
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Harrison, Adrienne

Cambridge English First : practice tests : with exam strategies and tips / Adrienne Harrison

[Updated ed.]

[Milano] : Liberty, copyr. 2018

Big book of numbers
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Touliatou, Sophia

Big book of numbers / illustrated by Sophia Touliatou ; written by Felicity Brooks ; designed by Claire Ever

London : Usborne, 2018

Résumé: There are hundreds of fascinating facts to discover in this journey through the wonderful world of numbers. How many hearts does an octopus have? Why is the number 9 lucky in China and how many people have walked on the moon? With delightful illustrations and a page of facts for each number, this is a lovely book to share with a young child.

Prisons we choose to live inside
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Lessing, Doris

Prisons we choose to live inside / Doris Lessing

New York : Harper Perennial, 2018

Modern classics

Résumé: In this perceptive collection of essays, Doris Lessing addresses directly the prime questions before us all: how to think for ourselves, how to understand what we know, how to pick a path in a world deluged with opinions and information, and how to look at our society and ourselves with fresh eyes.

The Sacco Gang
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Camilleri, Andrea

The Sacco Gang / Andrea Camilleri ; traslated by Stephen Santarelli

New York : Europa, 2018

Résumé: A "wild west" tale of two brothers who battle both the state and a mafia empire in 1920s Italy, from famed Italian author Andrea Camilleri. Raffadali, province of Agrigento, 1920s. The Sacco brothers are free men with strong ideas about socialism and the State. Their lives change radically one morning when their father, Luigi Sacco, receives an anonymous letter from the local Mafia demanding protection money and is the victim of a robbery attempt. Luigi tells the police of the extortion letters he received, but the police don't know what to do: no one in the village has ever dared denounce the Mafia before. From that moment on, the Sacco brothers must defend themselves: from the Mafia and the forces of order, from their collaborators, traitors, and from the village's leaders, as they are assailed by murder attempts, false accusations, and false testimony. Through the tale of the Sacco brothers and what happens to the town of Raffadali, The Sacco Gang makes clear that not only does the mafia kill people, but it can also condition and irreparably devastate people's lives.

North and south
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Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn

North and south / Elizabeth Gaskell ; adaptation and activities by Jane Elizabeth Cammack ; illustrated by Chiara Fedele

[Genoa] : Black Cat, 2018

Reading & training. Life skills, Step four B2.1

Résumé: Margaret Hale pensa che il ricco e indaffarato nord dell’Inghilterra, dove si è appena trasferita con i suoi genitori, sia molto diverso dal sud rurale, gentile e conservatore dove abitava. Ma al nord incontra anche John Thorton, un giovane ambizioso che ha costruito da solo la sua fortuna. Margaret si sente attratta da lui, ma le loro idee sono troppo diverse…

Book One: Childhood, adolescence
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Ferrante, Elena

Book One: Childhood, adolescence / Elena Ferrante ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein

25. ed

New York : Europa, 2017

Fait partie de: Ferrante, Elena. My brilliant friend / Elena Ferrante

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Holmer, Anne Rose

The fits [VIDEOREGISTRAZIONE] / regia: Anna Rose Holmer

USA, 2015

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Résumé: Toni, 11 ans, s’entraîne dans la salle de boxe de son grand frère. Elle découvre qu’à l’étage au dessus, un groupe de filles apprennent une variante très physique du hip hop, le drill. Attirée par leur énergie, leur force, leur assurance, Toni abandonne peu à peu la boxe pour la danse…

The Cavendon Luck
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Bradford, Barbara Taylor

The Cavendon Luck / Barbara Taylor Bradford

London : Harper, 2017

Résumé: As the clouds of war gather over Cavendon Hall, the next generation must step forward... The great house of Cavendon Hall has stood on the Yorkshire moors for centuries. Two families, the aristocratic Inghams and the Swanns who serve them, have been bound by loyalty since the first stone was laid. But when war looms, sons, husbands and brothers are called up to fight; trials and tragedies strike the great house itself. The women of every generation and background must rise to meet the terrible threat posed by Hitler. The Cavendon Luck has held for a long time. Can it hold in the face of this greatest threat of all – and can it protect the next generation?

Soldier Spy
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Marcus, Tom

Soldier Spy / Tom Marcus

[London] : Penguin Books, 2017

Résumé: Recruited after the 7/7 attacks on London, Tom quickly found himself immersed in the tense world of watching, following and infiltrating networks of terrorists, spies and foreign agents. It was a job that took over his life and cost him dear, taking him to the limit of physical and mental endurance. Filled with extraordinary accounts of operations that saved countless lives, Soldier Spy is the only authentic account by an ex-MI5 officer of the round-the-clock battle to keep this country safe.

The Girls
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Jewell, Lisa

The Girls / Lisa Jewell

London : Arrow Books, 2016

Résumé: Dark secrets, a devastating mystery and the games people play: the gripping new novel from the bestselling author of The House We Grew Up In and The Third Wife. You live on a picturesque communal garden square, an oasis in urban London where your children run free, in and out of other people's houses. You've known your neighbours for years and you trust them. Implicitly. You think your children are safe. But are they really? Midsummer night: a thirteen-year-old girl is found unconscious in a dark corner of the garden square. What really happened to her? And who is responsible? Utterly believable characters, a gripping story and a dark secret buried at its core: this is Lisa Jewell at her heart-stopping best.

The colour monster
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Llenas, Anna

The colour monster / Anna Llenas

London : Templar, copyr. 2016

Résumé: One day, Colour Monster wakes up feeling very confused. His emotions are all over the place; he feels angry, happy, calm, sad and scared all at once! To help him, a little girl shows him what each feeling means through colour. A gentle exploration of feelings for young and old alike.

Objective First
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Capel, Annette - Sharp, Wendy

Objective First : Cambridge English : student's book without answers : with testbank / Annette Capel, Wendy Sharp

4th ed.

[Cambridge] : Cambridge University Press, 2015

All my puny sorrows
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Toews, Miriam

All my puny sorrows / Miriam Toews

London : Faber and Faber, 2015

Résumé: Elf and Yoli are two smart, loving sisters. Elf is a world-renowned pianist, glamorous, wealthy, happily married: she wants to die. Yoli is divorced, broke, sleeping with the wrong men: she desperately wants to keep her older sister alive. When Elf's latest suicide attempt leaves her hospitalised weeks before her highly anticipated world tour, Yoli is forced to confront the impossible question of whether it is better to let a loved one go. Miriam Toews's All My Puny Sorrows, at once tender and unquiet, offers a profound reflection on the limits of love, and the sometimes unimaginable challenges we experience when childhood becomes a new country of adult commitments and responsibilities.

Au chenil avec Betty & Cat
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Jacobs, Hennie - Duvernois, Christine

Au chenil avec Betty & Cat = Betty & Cat in the kennel / Hennie Jacobs & Christine Duvernois

[S.l.] : [s.n.], copyr. 2014 (Groningen : Zalsman Groningen)

Betty & Cat

The Zahir
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Coelho, Paulo

The Zahir : a novel of obsession / Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa

London : Thorsons, 2014

Résumé: With more than 30 million copies sold, The Alchemist is one of the best loved and bestselling books in the world. The Zahir, Paulo Coelho's new novel, is a perfect follow-on to The Alchemist. Paulo picks up the theme of the pilgrimage but tells a very different, gripping story of love, loss and passionate obsession. It begins with a glimpse or a passing thought. It ends in obsession. One day a renowned author discovers that his wife, a war correspondent, has disappeared leaving no trace. Though time brings more success and new love, he remains mystified - and increasingly fascinated - by her absence. Was she kidnapped, blackmailed, or simply bored with their marriage? The unrest she causes is as strong as the attraction she exerts. His search for her - and for the truth of his own life - takes him from France to Spain, Croatia and, eventually, the bleakly beautiful landscape of Central Asia. More than that, it takes him from the safety of his world to a totally unknown path, searching for a new understanding of the nature of love and the power of destiny. With The Zahir, Paulo Coelho demonstrates not just his powerful and captivating storytelling, but also his extraordinary insight into what it is to be a human being in a world full of possibility.

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Palacio, R. J.

Wonder : you can't blend in when you were born to stand out / R.J. Palacio

London : Corgi, 2014

Résumé: Now an Oscar nominated film starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay. My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.'\n\nAuggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared at wherever they go.\n\nBorn with a terrible facial abnormality, Auggie has been home-schooled by his parents his whole life. Now, for the first time, he's being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it. All he wants is to be accepted - but can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all? WONDER is a funny, frank, astonishingly moving debut to read in one sitting, pass on to others, and remember long after the final page.

Lots of candles, plenty of cake
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Quindlen, Anna

Lots of candles, plenty of cake / Anna Quindlen

London : Windmill books, 2013

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Kunkel, Benjamin

Indecision : a novel / Benjamin Kunkel

London : Picador, 2013

Résumé: Dwight Wilmerding, twenty-eight, is having a midlife crisis. And there’s an even bigger problem: his chronic inability to make up his mind. Encouraged to try a drug meant to banish indecision, he is all at once fired from his low-grade tech-support job in Manhattan and invited to a rendezvous in exotic Ecuador with the girl of his long-ago prep-school dreams. Unable to decide if the magic pills are working, he finds his would-be romantic escape becoming a journey into unbidden responsibility and – deep in the jungles of the Amazon – the foreign country of a changed outlook.

Sense and sensibility
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Austen, Jane

Sense and sensibility / Jane Austen ; adaptation and activities by Richard Elizabeth Ferretti ; illustrated by Barbara Baldi Bargiggia

Recanati : ELI, 2013

Young adult ELI readers. Stage 3

Résumé: The philosophical resolution of the novel is ambiguous: the reader must decide whether sense and sensibility have truly merged. In this Reader you will find: Background information about this novel | A short biography of Jane Austen | Glossary of difficult words | Comprehension activities | Preliminarystyle activities | Exit test Tags Love | Society Elinor is careful but Marianne is not. They both meet the man of their dreams, but will they find true happiness? Sense and Sensibility is Jane Austen’s classic story of two sisters who have a lot to learn about love.

Pearson for Trinity
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Vaugham, Vita

Pearson for Trinity : GESE grades 5-6 and ISE 1 / Vita Vaugham

Milano : Pearson, copyr. 2013

Always learning