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At fifteen, Terry Flynn had the face of an angel and the body of a perfect athlete... Set in a small boarding school on the eve of America's entry into World War Two, A Good School tells the story of William Grove, the nervous teenager trying to fit in; the betrayed alcoholic, Jack Draper; and Edith Stone, the teacher's daughter, who falls in love with the most popular boy in school. Instantly acclaimed on its first publication, peopled with some of Richard Yates's most memorable characters, this tender, spare masterpiece is a haunting meditation on the twilight of youth, and an unforgettable description of the impact of war on the lives of an innocent generation.
At boarding school, Kaitlin made real friends and became a part of a team. And she met Rhys. Hot. Wicked. Her Soul Mate. She was one day away from turning him into her boyfriend when she accidently drugs everyone with the science professor's experimental compound. Their athletic skills improve. Their mental skills improve. Then the professor tries to destroy the evidence. Them. Kaitlin lies to her parents to cover everything up and ruins her chances with Rhys. Boarding school is over and it's back to Shay Prep in Manhattan. But she's not going alone. She's headed there with a pissed off Rhys who has little control over his new talents, and zero interest in becoming her boyfriend. And the lab professor, well, he won't let go of his data so easily. Kaitlin will have to use every new talent she has along with her connection to Rhys to conquer the Prep School Experiment.
Education was used as a tool for oppression for the majority of South Africans. Transformation. What has changed? What is changing in the education system to engender a more egalitarian society? Are private schools part of the solution to the "South African condition" - the country's past? Is reality thinly veiled in this short story? Take a look, through the lens of Langa's experiences at his private school.
Give your children a head start at primary school with this essential wipe-clean activity book.A fun and engaging First Numbers activity book that will give children a head start as they get to grips with numbers and counting at school. Designed to complement the National Curriculum, it gently introduces children to number recognition and counting skills and equips parents with the tools and information needed to support them. The consultant-approved activities are fun to do and combined with funny pictures and silly jokes that children will love. The first steps to school success!This book includes: Carefully crafted activities that reinforce number-writing practice and recognition. Lots of fun counting exercises from 1 to 20. Wipe-clean pen. Also available: First Phonics, First Writing, First Day, Times Tables Flash Cards, First Phonics Flash Cards
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