Trouvés 96 documents.
Trouvés 96 documents.
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.
New York : Harper Perennial, 2018
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.
Romani, Francia 2017
Résumé: L’histoire d’amour d’Ana et Toma commence dans une chambre d’étudiant. Ils sont jeunes, beaux, sensibles et exaltés ; ils s’aiment furieusement et rêvent de refaire le monde. Mais quand vient le temps d’affronter leurs démons, réels ou imaginaires, les amoureux s’accrochent désespérément l’un à l’autre, au risque de tout faire voler en éclats.
Résumé: Rokas et Inga, un couple de jeunes lituaniens, conduisent un van d’aide humanitaire depuis Villnius jusqu’en Ukraine. Au fur et à mesure de leur voyage au gré des rencontres, ils se retrouvent livrés à eux-mêmes, traversant les vastes terres enneigées de la région de Donbass, à la dérive entre des vies déchirées et les débris de combats. En s’approchant de la ligne de front, ils se découvrent l’un l’autre et appréhendent peu à peu la vie en temps de guerre.
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.
London : Usborne, 2018
Usborne phonics readers
Résumé: Età di lettura: da 3 anni.
[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…
New York : Europa, 2017
Fait partie de: Ferrante, Elena. My brilliant friend / Elena Ferrante
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…
[Barcelona] : Debolsillo, 2017
Bestseller ; 184/46
Résumé: Mary Higgins Clark combina un escándalo financiero con una historia de engaño y traición en esta apasionante novela escrita con la legendaria y escalofriante habilidad que la ha convertido en la reina del suspense. Ayudante de una reputada interiorista y madre de una niña de cuatro años, Lane Harmon está acostumbrada a entrar en casas de ensueño. Optimista de nacimiento, a Lane le resulta fascinante el mero hecho de poder echar un vistazo a estos mundos tan ajenos al suyo y disfruta con la recompensa de sobrepasar las expectativas de sus exigentes clientes. Cuando su jefa le encarga la redecoración de una modesta finca sabe que es algo inusual. Pronto descubre que la casa pertenece a la mujer de un financiero de mala reputación y caído en desgracia llamado Parker Bennett. Bennett desapareció dos años atrás mientras navegada en su velero por el Caribe, justo antes de que saliera a la luz que los fondos que gestionaba se habían esfumado. ¿Fue un suicidio o había tramado su desaparición? Lane queda conmovida tras conocer a la señora Bennett, calmada y aparentemente convencida sobre la honradez de su marido, y al hijo, Eric, decidido a probar la inocencia de su padre. Lo que Lane no sabe es que cuanto más se acerca a los Bennett más pone en riesgo su vida y la de su hija.
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?
[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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015
Résumé: Six full practice tests with tips and training for the 2015 revised Cambridge English: First (FCE). First Trainer Second edition offers six practice tests for the revised Cambridge English: First (FCE) exam combined with easy-to-follow guidance and exam tips. The first two tests are fully guided with advice on how to tackle each paper. Extra practice activities, informed by the Cambridge Learner Corpus, a bank of real candidates' exam papers, focus on areas where students typically need the most help. This 'without answers' version is ideal for class use. Audio for the listening and speaking test activities is available online for download. Audio CDs featuring the listening material are also available, separately.
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.
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.