The Invisible String Workbook

The Invisible String Workbook
Author: Patrice Karst,Dana Wyss
Publsiher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2019-12-03
ISBN 10: 9780316524919
ISBN 13: 0316524913
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Invisible String Workbook Book Review:

From the author of the picture book phenomenon The Invisible String, which has sold nearly half a million copies to date, comes the perfect companion workbook with more than 50 creative art therapy and writing activities--plus 12 bonus reflection cards in the back--that build healthy relationships and help heal the wounds of trauma. For years, tens of thousands of copies of The Invisible String have been sold to therapists, caregivers, and organizations who work with populations dealing with separation. Whether it's teachers using it around the early days of the school year, military organizations using it for family support, or counselors using it at grief camps, the book has inspired scores of workshops and creative activities within these groups that are often shared online. The book's co-author, Dana Wyss, is an art therapist who uses the book successfully with her clients, and she and Patrice Karst have partnered to create this workbook to help spread the healing power of The Invisible String to the communities that most need it. With more than 50 art and write-in activities limited only by the imagination, plus 12 punch-out reflection cards for added value, The Invisible String Workbook allows readers of all ages who have experienced any kind of separation or loss to delve deeper into their relationships, to engage in exploratory and healing conversations, and to build healthier attachments.

The Invisible String

The Invisible String
Author: Patrice Karst
Publsiher: DeVorss & Company
Total Pages: 25
Release: 2017-01-04
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13:
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Invisible String Book Review:

A steady best-seller and The Invisible String is reaching all over the World! OVER 400,000 copies sold! "That's impossible", said twins Jeremy & Liza after their Mom told them they're all connected by this thing called an Invisible String. "What kind of string"? They asked with a puzzled look to which Mom replied, "An Invisible String made of love." That's where the story begins. A story that teaches of the tie that really binds. The Invisible String reaches from heart to heart. Does everybody have an Invisible String? How far does it reach, anyway? Does it ever go away? Read all about it! THE INVISIBLE STRING is a very simple approach to overcoming the fear of loneliness or separation with an imaginative flair that children can easily identify with and remember. Here is a warm and delightful lesson teaching young and old that we aren't ever really alone and reminding children (and adults!) that when we are loved beyond anything we can imagine. "People who love each other are always connected by a very special String, made of love. Even though you can't see it with your eyes, you can feel it deep in your heart, and know that you are always connected to the ones you love." Thus begins this heart-warming and reassuring story that addresses the issue of "separation anxiety" (otherwise known as the sense of existential 'aloneness') to children of all ages. Specifically written to address children's fear of being apart from the ones they love, The Invisible String delivers a particularly compelling message in today's uncertain times that though we may be separated from the ones we care for, whether through anger, or distance or even death, love is the unending connection that binds us all, and, by extension, ultimately binds every person on the planet to everyone else. Parents and children everywhere who are looking for reassurance and reaffirmation of the transcendent power of love, to bind, connect and comfort us through those inevitable times when life challenges us! Let's tell the whole world that we are ALL connected by Invisible Strings! Adopted by Military Library Services & Foster Care Agencies Recommended by Bereavement Support Groups and Hospice Centers

The Invisible Web

The Invisible Web
Author: Patrice Karst
Publsiher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2020-04-14
ISBN 10: 9780316524964
ISBN 13: 0316524964
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Invisible Web Book Review:

From the author of the picture book phenomenon The Invisible String, which has sold half a million copies to date, comes a moving companion title about our connections to each other, to the world, and to the universe. For twenty years, the modern classic The Invisible String has helped hundreds of thousands of children and adults understand that they are connected to the ones they love, no matter how far apart they are. Now, the author of that bestselling phenomenon uses the same effective bonding technique to explain the very best news of all: All of our strings to one another are interconnected in The Invisible Web. "It breathes as we breathe, pulsating all over our Earth, the single heartbeat of life and love. And do you know what that makes us all? One Very Big Family!" This uplifting inspirational title for all ages puts the concept of "six degrees of separation" into a new context that urges readers to recognize, respect, and celebrate their infinite, unbreakable bonds with the entire human family.

The Invisible Leash

The Invisible Leash
Author: Patrice Karst
Publsiher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2019-12-03
ISBN 10: 0316524905
ISBN 13: 9780316524902
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Invisible Leash Book Review:

From the author of the modern classic and bestselling phenomenon The Invisible String comes a tender story about permanent loss that also celebrates the joy that animals give us in this life and beyond. "When our pets aren't with us anymore, an Invisible Leash connects our hearts to each other. Forever." That's what Zack's friend Emily tells him after his dog dies. Zack doesn't believe it. He only believes in what he can see. But on an enlightening journey through their neighborhood--and through his grief--he comes to feel the comforting tug of the Invisible Leash. And it feels like love. Accompanied by tender. uplifting art by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff, bestselling author Patrice Karst's gentle story uses the same bonding technique from her classic book The Invisible String to help readers through the experience of the loss of a beloved animal.

Why Did You Die

Why Did You Die
Author: Erica Leeuwenburgh,Ellen Goldring
Publsiher: New Harbinger Publications
Total Pages: 114
Release: 2008
ISBN 10: 1572246049
ISBN 13: 9781572246041
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Why Did You Die Book Review:

When a loved one dies, children are faced with a kaleidoscope of feelings, thoughts, and questions. Struggling with these issues can be overwhelming without guidance, support, and creative forms of expression. This bereavement book contains simple, effective activities to help children and parents communicate about death and the grieving process. Through these activities, children will learn how to grow and thrive after the loss of a loved one.

Iqbal

Iqbal
Author: Francesco D'Adamo
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2010-05-11
ISBN 10: 9781439106785
ISBN 13: 1439106789
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Iqbal Book Review:

When young Iqbal is sold into slavery at a carpet factory, his arrival changes everything for the other overworked and abused chidren there. It is Iqbal who explains to them that despite their master's promises, he plans on keeping them as his slaves indefinetely. But it is also Iqbal who inspires the other children to look to a future free from toil...and is brave enough to show them how to get there. This moving fictionalized account of the real Iqbal Masih is told through the voice of Fatima, a young Pakistani girl whose life is changed by Iqbal's courage.

God Gave Us Heaven

God Gave Us Heaven
Author: Lisa Tawn Bergren
Publsiher: WaterBrook
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2012-02-08
ISBN 10: 0307730867
ISBN 13: 9780307730862
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

God Gave Us Heaven Book Review:

As the sun rises on her snow-covered world, Little Cub wonders aloud… “What is heaven like?” With tender words, her Papa describes a wonderful place, free of sadness and tears, where God warmly welcomes his loved ones after their life on earth is over. Little Cub and Papa spend the day wandering their beautiful, invigorating arctic world while she asks all about God’s home: How do we get to heaven? Will we eat there? Will I get to see you in heaven? Papa patiently answers each question, assuring her that… “Heaven will be full of everything good.” This gentle story provides satisfying answers for a young child’s most difficult questions about what happens after this life, inviting “little cubs” to find comfort in knowing that God Gave Us Heaven. Also available: God Gave Us You God Gave Us Two God Gave Us Christmas

I ll Always Love You

I ll Always Love You
Author: Hans Wilhelm
Publsiher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2015-03-25
ISBN 10: 0307792838
ISBN 13: 9780307792839
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

I ll Always Love You Book Review:

A gentle and moving story about losing a friend, and the importance of always expressing your love. Elfie the dachshund is the best dog anyone could every ask for. Every day, she and her owner explore and play together. And every night, her owner tells her "I'll always love you." Elfie owner grow up togther, but growing up can mean having to say goodbye to the ones you love. This tender story is a perfect way to make the topic of loss a little less scary for kids (and grownups).

Eloquent JavaScript

Eloquent JavaScript
Author: Marijn Haverbeke
Publsiher: No Starch Press
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2011-01-15
ISBN 10: 1593272936
ISBN 13: 9781593272937
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Eloquent JavaScript Book Review:

JavaScript is at the heart of almost every modern Web application, whether it's Google Apps, Twitter, or the newest browser-based game. Though it's simple for beginners to pick up and play with, JavaScript is not a toy—it's a flexible and complex language that can be used to build full-scale applications. Eloquent JavaScript dives into this flourishing language and teaches you to write code that's beautiful and effective. By immersing you in example code and encouraging experimentation right from the start, the author quickly gives you the tools you need to build your own programs. As you follow along with examples like an artificial life simulation and a version of the classic game Sokoban, you'll learn to: –Understand the essential elements of programming: syntax, control, and data –Use object-oriented and functional programming techniques to organize and clarify your programs –Script the browser and make basic Web applications –Work with tools like regular expressions and XMLHttpRequest objects And since programming is an art that's best learned by doing, all example code is available online in an interactive sandbox for you to experiment with. With Eloquent JavaScript as your guide, you can tweak, expand, and modify the author's code, or throw it away and build your own creations from scratch. Before you know it, you'll be fluent in the language of the Web.

The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth
Author: Norton Juster
Publsiher: Yearling Books
Total Pages: 256
Release: 1996
ISBN 10: 0394820371
ISBN 13: 9780394820378
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Phantom Tollbooth Book Review:

A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers provides a cure for his boredom.

Introduction to Information Retrieval

Introduction to Information Retrieval
Author: Christopher D. Manning,Prabhakar Raghavan,Hinrich Schütze
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2008-07-07
ISBN 10: 1139472100
ISBN 13: 9781139472104
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Information Retrieval Book Review:

Class-tested and coherent, this textbook teaches classical and web information retrieval, including web search and the related areas of text classification and text clustering from basic concepts. It gives an up-to-date treatment of all aspects of the design and implementation of systems for gathering, indexing, and searching documents; methods for evaluating systems; and an introduction to the use of machine learning methods on text collections. All the important ideas are explained using examples and figures, making it perfect for introductory courses in information retrieval for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in computer science. Based on feedback from extensive classroom experience, the book has been carefully structured in order to make teaching more natural and effective. Slides and additional exercises (with solutions for lecturers) are also available through the book's supporting website to help course instructors prepare their lectures.

My Big Dumb Invisible Dragon

My Big  Dumb  Invisible Dragon
Author: Angie Lucas
Publsiher: Sounds True
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2019-07-23
ISBN 10: 1683642430
ISBN 13: 9781683642435
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

My Big Dumb Invisible Dragon Book Review:

An illustrated picture book for children dealing with grief, showing that although loss is hard and real, together we can move through it to find joy and hope again. When a young boy unexpectedly loses his mother, an invisible dragon swoops in and perches on top of his head. The boy wants the dragon to go away, but the dragon has plans of its own. It follows him to school, sleeps on his chest at night, and even crashes his birthday party. Yet as the boy comes to terms with his loss, his relationship with the dragon changes in surprising ways. My Big, Dumb, Invisible Dragon is an important book for children dealing with loss. Whether it is the death of a parent or loved one, divorce, a move, illness, or losing a friendship, this story shows children that loss is real and hard, but we can move through it. Young readers learn that healing takes time, and that it’s okay to experience a range of emotions when processing a really big loss. Filled with poignant yet playful illustrations and touches of humor, the book tackles a weighty subject in an easy and approachable way. For any child who’s lost someone they love, My Big, Dumb, Invisible Dragon is a tale of healing and hope.

Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost
Author: John Milton
Publsiher: Jazzybee Verlag
Total Pages: 250
Release: 1792
ISBN 10: 3849698300
ISBN 13: 9783849698300
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Paradise Lost Book Review:

Paradise Lost is an epic poem in twelve books, in English heroic verse without rhyme, by John Milton (C. P. P.) and was published in 1667. The subject is the fall of man, and the expulsion from Paradise.

The Ladies Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness

The Ladies  Book of Etiquette  and Manual of Politeness
Author: Florence Hartley
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 340
Release: 1872
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UIUC:30112065712595
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Ladies Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness Book Review:

The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, And Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the by Florence Hartley, first published in 1872, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation. Restoration Editors' mission is to bring long out of print manuscripts back to life. Some smudges, annotations or unclear text may still exist, due to permanent damage to the original work. We believe the literary significance of the text justifies offering this reproduction, allowing a new generation to appreciate it.

You Are Never Alone

You Are Never Alone
Author: Patrice Karst
Publsiher: Invisible String
Total Pages: 20
Release: 2020-12
ISBN 10: 9780316460101
ISBN 13: 0316460109
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

You Are Never Alone Book Review:

This new original board book inspired by the bestselling phenomenon The Invisible String, which has sold half a million copies to date, celebrates the everlasting bonds between parents and newborns. As new parents are so aware, separation anxiety can begin in the earliest days, right out of the womb. This endearing rhyming verse focuses on milestone moments of separation as baby and toddler, always returning to a reunion between separations that establishes a pattern of consistency and security that will last a lifetime. A perfect new baby gift, You Are Never Alone opens up the proven healing powers of The Invisible String to a whole new audience of parents and children.

The Book of R

The Book of R
Author: Tilman M. Davies
Publsiher: No Starch Press
Total Pages: 832
Release: 2016-07-16
ISBN 10: 1593277792
ISBN 13: 9781593277796
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Book of R Book Review:

The Book of R is a comprehensive, beginner-friendly guide to R, the world’s most popular programming language for statistical analysis. Even if you have no programming experience and little more than a grounding in the basics of mathematics, you’ll find everything you need to begin using R effectively for statistical analysis. You’ll start with the basics, like how to handle data and write simple programs, before moving on to more advanced topics, like producing statistical summaries of your data and performing statistical tests and modeling. You’ll even learn how to create impressive data visualizations with R’s basic graphics tools and contributed packages, like ggplot2 and ggvis, as well as interactive 3D visualizations using the rgl package. Dozens of hands-on exercises (with downloadable solutions) take you from theory to practice, as you learn: –The fundamentals of programming in R, including how to write data frames, create functions, and use variables, statements, and loops –Statistical concepts like exploratory data analysis, probabilities, hypothesis tests, and regression modeling, and how to execute them in R –How to access R’s thousands of functions, libraries, and data sets –How to draw valid and useful conclusions from your data –How to create publication-quality graphics of your results Combining detailed explanations with real-world examples and exercises, this book will provide you with a solid understanding of both statistics and the depth of R’s functionality. Make The Book of R your doorway into the growing world of data analysis.

JavaScript for Kids

JavaScript for Kids
Author: Nick Morgan
Publsiher: No Starch Press
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2014-12-14
ISBN 10: 1593274084
ISBN 13: 9781593274085
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

JavaScript for Kids Book Review:

JavaScript for Kids is a lighthearted introduction that teaches programming essentials through patient, step-by-step examples paired with funny illustrations. You’ll begin with the basics, like working with strings, arrays, and loops, and then move on to more advanced topics, like building interactivity with jQuery and drawing graphics with Canvas. Along the way, you’ll write games such as Find the Buried Treasure, Hangman, and Snake. You’ll also learn how to: Create functions to organize and reuse your codeWrite and modify HTML to create dynamic web pagesUse the DOM and jQuery to make your web pages react to user inputUse the Canvas element to draw and animate graphicsProgram real user-controlled games with collision detection and score keeping With visual examples like bouncing balls, animated bees, and racing cars, you can really see what you’re programming. Each chapter builds on the last, and programming challenges at the end of each chapter will stretch your brain and inspire your own amazing programs. Make something cool with JavaScript today! Ages 10+ (and their parents!)

A Primer on Scientific Programming with Python

A Primer on Scientific Programming with Python
Author: Hans Petter Langtangen
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 922
Release: 2016-07-28
ISBN 10: 3662498871
ISBN 13: 9783662498873
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Primer on Scientific Programming with Python Book Review:

The book serves as a first introduction to computer programming of scientific applications, using the high-level Python language. The exposition is example and problem-oriented, where the applications are taken from mathematics, numerical calculus, statistics, physics, biology and finance. The book teaches "Matlab-style" and procedural programming as well as object-oriented programming. High school mathematics is a required background and it is advantageous to study classical and numerical one-variable calculus in parallel with reading this book. Besides learning how to program computers, the reader will also learn how to solve mathematical problems, arising in various branches of science and engineering, with the aid of numerical methods and programming. By blending programming, mathematics and scientific applications, the book lays a solid foundation for practicing computational science. From the reviews: Langtangen ... does an excellent job of introducing programming as a set of skills in problem solving. He guides the reader into thinking properly about producing program logic and data structures for modeling real-world problems using objects and functions and embracing the object-oriented paradigm. ... Summing Up: Highly recommended. F. H. Wild III, Choice, Vol. 47 (8), April 2010 Those of us who have learned scientific programming in Python ‘on the streets’ could be a little jealous of students who have the opportunity to take a course out of Langtangen’s Primer.” John D. Cook, The Mathematical Association of America, September 2011 This book goes through Python in particular, and programming in general, via tasks that scientists will likely perform. It contains valuable information for students new to scientific computing and would be the perfect bridge between an introduction to programming and an advanced course on numerical methods or computational science. Alex Small, IEEE, CiSE Vol. 14 (2), March /April 2012 “This fourth edition is a wonderful, inclusive textbook that covers pretty much everything one needs to know to go from zero to fairly sophisticated scientific programming in Python...” Joan Horvath, Computing Reviews, March 2015

The Inner Game of Tennis

The Inner Game of Tennis
Author: W. Timothy Gallwey
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2010-06-30
ISBN 10: 0307758850
ISBN 13: 9780307758859
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Inner Game of Tennis Book Review:

Master your game from the inside out! With more than 800,000 copies sold since it was first published thirty years ago, this phenomenally successful guide has become a touchstone for hundreds of thousands of people. Not just for tennis players, or even just for athletes in general, this handbook works for anybody who wants to improve his or her performance in any activity, from playing music to getting ahead at work. W. Timothy Gallwey, a leading innovator in sports psychology, reveals how to • focus your mind to overcome nervousness, self-doubt, and distractions • find the state of “relaxed concentration” that allows you to play at your best • build skills by smart practice, then put it all together in match play Whether you're a beginner or a pro, Gallwey's engaging voice, clear examples, and illuminating anecdotes will give you the tools you need to succeed. “Introduced to The Inner Game of Tennis as a graduate student years ago, I recognized the obvious benefits of [W. Timothy] Gallwey's teachings. . . . Whether we are preparing for an inter-squad scrimmage or the National Championship Game, these principles lie at the foundation of our program.”—from the Foreword by Pete Carroll

No More Stinking Thinking

No More Stinking Thinking
Author: Joann Altiero
Publsiher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Total Pages: 64
Release: 2006-11-15
ISBN 10: 1846425794
ISBN 13: 9781846425790
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

No More Stinking Thinking Book Review:

'This workbook, developed after 23 years of work with children, is designed to help children change their 'stinking thinking.' 'Stinking Thinking' are ways children think that cause them to be anxious, depressed, angry, guilty, frustrated, embarrassed, insecure, or jealous. The exercises help children ages 6 to 12 years develop cognitive skills, positive thought patterns, and resilience to cope with daily hardships. The wizard theme is attractive to children and encourages them to interact with parents or therapists as they practice the concepts. Therapists and parents will find this workbook user-friendly, attractive, and fun. It is a valuable adjunct to cognitive behavioral approaches. Children are fascinated with wizards and enjoy the exercises.' - Virginia Child Protection Newsletter 'This ingenious workbook, designed for use by psychologists, teachers or parents, is highly visual and interactive and could beneficially be used with individuals and groups of children. Based on the CBT approach, it encourages children to explore their negative thinking patterns which in turn enhances their ability to cope with daily challenges. The author has cleverly used the world of magic as a backdrop to each session, and children are enticed to become "super thinking wizards" as they learn to outsmart negative thinking.' - The Psychologist 'Joann Altiero's No More Stinking Thinking is a workbook for parents, teachers and therapists to teach children how to develop the cognitive skills and resilience that will help them to cope with daily adversity, including criticism, disappointment and bullying. Each lesson explains a different type of "stinking thinking" - from ignoring the big picture or jumping to conclusions, to making a big (or little) deal out of something - and teaches children how to spot and combat it. The book aims to teach children about the power of positive, healthy and confident thinking and assertive behaviours. A final "exam" and a graduation certificate are included. No More Stinking Thinking is accessible and fully interactive and an ideal tool for helping children develop positive thinking in an imaginative and exciting way.' - Afasic News 'This workbook aims to help those working with children teach positive thinking. Simple exercises encourage children to think about any negative views they may have about themselves and address them. Each chapter looks at a particular problem, for example jumping to conclusions. There are fun activities as well as exercises to summarise what has been learnt and children can work towards becoming a Super Wizard Thinker.' - ChildrenNow 'This book is written to help children combat negative thinking. The children work through the book with you and become a wizard of positive thinking! The idea of the book is very good and is written in a very light hearted manner. I would recommend this book to anyone who feels their child needs some help feeling good about themselves.' - www.ncma.org.uk 'This book is a workbook for parents/carers and children to encourage positive thinking. It is written in a friendly style, which makes it easy for children to follow. I particularly liked the lay out, it is in 6 chapters for steps to positive thinking and the pages are clearly laid out with lots of pictures and activities and spaces to draw your own pictures. The pictures complement the text well and make the chapters more fun. The activities are easy for the children to follow as well as making them think about what they have just read. I shall be using it in my setting and would recommend it to other childminders.' - National Child-Minding Association 'I think this workbook would be a useful resource for professionals, in particular teachers, who could use the exercises as discussions points when working with a group of children.' - Adoption-net.co.uk How can children learn to combat negative thinking in a fun and constructive way? By applying to be a wizard of positive thinking, of course! Joann Altiero's No More Stinking Thinking is an easy-to-use workbook for use by parents, teachers, and therapists to teach children how to develop the cognitive skills and resilience that will help them to cope with daily adversity, including criticism, disappointment and bullying. Each lesson in this mental health "wizard class" explains a different type of "Stinking Thinking" - from ignoring the big picture or jumping to conclusions to making a big (or little) deal out of something - and teaches children how to spot and combat it. They are drawn into a magical world where they learn about the power of positive, healthy and confident thinking and assertive behaviors as they defeat the evil Lord Stinker and become "Super Thinking Wizards." Exercises, a final "exam," and a graduation certificate are included. Accessible and fully interactive, No More Stinking Thinking is an ideal tool for helping children develop positive thinking skills in an imaginative and exciting way.