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The Dot

Author : Peter H. Reynolds
ISBN : 9780763667863
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 59. 97 MB
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Features an audio read-along! With a simple, witty story and free-spirited illustrations, Peter H. Reynolds entices even the stubbornly uncreative among us to make a mark - and follow where it takes us. Her teacher smiled. "Just make a mark and see where it takes you." Art class is over, but Vashti is sitting glued to her chair in front of a blank piece of paper. The words of her teacher are a gentle invitation to express herself. But Vashti can't draw - she's no artist. To prove her point, Vashti jabs at a blank sheet of paper to make an unremarkable and angry mark. "There!" she says. That one little dot marks the beginning of Vashti's journey of surprise and self-discovery. That special moment is the core of Peter H. Reynolds's delicate fable about the creative spirit in all of us.

The Dot

Author : Peter Reynolds
ISBN : 0976931303
Genre : Art
File Size : 56. 85 MB
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Vashti believes that she cannot draw, but her art teacher's encouragement leads her to change her mind.

The Dot

Author : Peter Reynolds
ISBN : 9780763619619
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 79. 14 MB
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Vashti believes that she cannot draw, but her art teacher's encouragement leads her to change her mind.

On The Dot

Author : Alexander Humez
ISBN : 0199717184
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 62. 98 MB
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Despite the humble origins of its name (Anglo Saxon for "the speck at the head of a boil"), the dot has been one of the most versatile players in the history of written communication, to the point that it has become virtually indispensable. Now, in On the Dot, Alexander and Nicholas Humez offer a wide ranging, entertaining account of this much overlooked and minuscule linguistic sign. The Humez brothers shed light on the dot in all its various forms. As a mark of punctuation, they show, it plays many roles--as sentence stopper, a constituent of the colon (a clause stopper), and the ellipsis (dot dot dot). In musical notation, it denotes "and a half." In computerese, it has several different functions (as in dot com, the marker between a file name and its extension, and in some slightly more arcane uses in programming languages). The dot also plays a number of roles in mathematics, including the notation of world currency (such as dollars dot cents), in Morse code (dots and dashes), and in the raised dots of Braille. And as the authors connect all these dots, they take readers on an engaging tour of the highways and byways of language, ranging from the history of the question mark and its lesser known offshoots the point d'ironie and the interrobang, to acronyms and backronyms, power point bullets and asterisks, emoticons and the "at-sign." Playful, wide-ranging, and delightfully informative, On the Dot reveals how thoroughly the dot is embedded in our everyday world of words and ideas, acquiring a power inversely proportional to its diminutive size.

The Greatest Dot To Dot Book In The World

Author : David Kalvitis
ISBN : 0970043724
Genre : Games
File Size : 31. 22 MB
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More of the greatest connect-the-dots... complex and unpredictable! Many have special instructions to engage older kids, teens and adults. Prepare to be challenged and surprised by the wide variety of interesting and beautifully drawn final images.

Dot

Author : Randi Zuckerberg
ISBN : 9781448194209
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 68. 9 MB
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Dot is a clever little girl, well-versed in how to use electronic devices. Dot knows a lot. She knows how to tap . . . to swipe . . . to share . . . online, but she's forgotten how to do things in the world surrounding her . . . Dot's tech-savvy expertise, mingled with her resourceful imagination, proves Dot really does know lots and lots.

Spot The Dot

Author : Beverly Dargento
ISBN : 9781438922874
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This engaging book about spots adventure is sure to delight children. It can be both a fun-to-read bedtime story or educate in the classroom for all pre school and kindergarten readers. Children will be able to interact with spot the dot and identify colors, numbers and shapes. What a fun way to entertain young readers!

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