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100 Facts - Bugs

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25.70 BBD

100 Facts Bugs is bursting with exactly 100 amazing facts, fascinating images and fun activities to help children aged 6-10 years learn everything they need to know about insects and spiders.
- Simple activities for your child to understand more about how insects live.
- Full-page images provide the 'wow' factor when reading new information.
- Labelled photos to show the key features of insects and arachnids.
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100 Facts Bugs contains key topics about creepy crawlies in concise numbered facts. Each fact is accompanied by fantastic illustrations and photographs, which add visual meaning to the information for kids. This is an ideal first look at insects books for kids aged 6-10 years. 

ISBN/SKU: 
9781782095873
Publication Date: 
2015-08-15
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100 Facts - Endangered Animals

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25.70 BBD

100 Facts Endangered Animals is bursting with exactly 100 mind-blowing facts, awesome images and fun activities to help children aged 6-10 years learn everything they need to know about the most threatened animals on our planet.
- Concise text explains the key facts to children in a clear way.
- Numbered facts help your child to track their progress and feel a sense of achievement.
- Comprehensive index allows children at key stage to practise locating the information they are searching for. 

ISBN/SKU: 
9781848102316
Publication Date: 
2015-08-15
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300 Fantastic Facts - Space

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39.20 BBD

300 Fantastic Facts Space is an incredible learning experience for kids aged 7-10. There are 300 fun space facts for children and hundreds of amazing space pictures, including real-life space pictures and cartoons.
- Numbered facts help children to progress through the book and feel a sense of achievement.
- Fun activities help young learners put ideas into practice.
- Detailed photos and artwork take readers up close to each subject area.
Throughout 300 Fantastic Facts Space, there are activities and quiz questions for kids to test their new knowledge and to challenge them to remember all the amazing facts they have read so far. 300 Fantastic Facts Space is a complete guide to the universe and beyond for children.
Some fantastic facts that can be found inside include:
# The Sun is often spotty. Sunspots appear on the surface, some wider than Earth. They look dark because they are cooler than the rest of the Sun.
# A comet is often called a dirty snowball because it is made of dust and ice mixed together.
# Earth-watching satellites look out for pollution. Oil slicks in the sea and dirty air over cities show up clearly in pictures from these satellites.
Quiz questions and activities for kids in 300 Fantastic Facts Space:
# Which way does a comet tail always point?
# Make craters on a baking tray by dropping a marble or stone onto flour and watching its impact.
# What year was the final shuttle mission?

ISBN/SKU: 
9781782097372
Publication Date: 
2016-12-01
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A Better Day: A Picture Diary of Present and Past

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60.00 BBD

A photo diary of present and past I suppose they were looking for a BETTER DAY when my small ancesteral family left for Barbados in 1885. As a photographer I am interested in old family photographs. And when I realized that the small boy standing by his father side in the picture that sparked this story was the same person I knew as my great-grandfather, I got very curious.

He was still little when he died in 1965, but no longer a boy. He had seen other days, other places, he was full of stories. His mother had died during their stay in Barbados. According to family lore, she fell down the stairs in their house. I wondered; what stairs, where was Barbados, and why did they leave Norway to live on an island far away ?

ISBN/SKU: 
9788299681681

A Caribbean Tale

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24.00 BBD

When a young Caribbean boy, born into poverty and abandoned by teenage parents, stumbles upon the international bestseller, The Power of Positive Thinking, he vows to make it the bible that would guide his path to a life of prosperity.

Despite devastating academic failures, he predicts before incredulous classmates, a successful career in accountancy, citing the name of his future employer a British telecommunications giant with deep colonial roots. And during moments of repose he d visualize his future bride, a beautiful girl from a different world, totally oblivious of his affection.

ISBN/SKU: 
1427605351

A Concise & Illustrated Military History of Barbados 1627-2007

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65.00 BBD

"The English soon realized that if you held Barbados you strategically held the key to the rest of the Caribbean."For an island its size, Barbados truly has an unparalleled military history. In this superbly detailed and accurate account of the history of the military in Barbados, author Major Michael Hartland takes us through time from the arrival of the first settlers in 1627 to the present day.The wonderful prints, photographs and maps within make this already excellent book a history lover's dream!

ISBN/SKU: 
9768215208
Publication Date: 
2007-11-30

A Crime-Solving Toolkit

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55.20 BBD

Unacceptably high murder and crime rates in the Caribbean have captured the attention of the world and Caribbean policymakers, and forensics provides a key tool in prosecuting criminals and reducing crime. Although forensic sciences have been judiciously applied in the Caribbean for decades, the vast majority of forensic publications have focused on North American and Europe. This volume embraces diverse perspectives on forensics within the Caribbean by focusing on disaster victim identification protocols, forensic anthropology, computer forensics, geospatial technologies, shoe-print identification, suicide hangings and forensics linguistics. Desperately needed, this volume provides prescriptive formulas to mitigate the rising crime in the region and is of particular interest to policymakers, lawyers, police officers, anthropologists, computer specialists and interested members of the public.

ISBN/SKU: 
9789766402204
Publication Date: 
2009-03-11

A Day in the LIfe of Axel the Ant /2E (Hard Cover)

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25.00 BBD

Flying-fish, coconuts, golden sandy beaches, brilliant blue skies and crystal-clear sea are all packed into one action-packed day making a nice bedtime story. 

In Book 1 of this children's Book Series, our feathered friend "Pilly the Pelican" follows our little lad "Axel the Ant" during a typical day of Axel's life in the beautiful Caribbean island of Barbados. 

This refreshing, rhyming title contains not 5, not 10, but TWENTY (20) beautiful illustrations as Axel the Ant gathers food, goes to work and relaxes on the tropical beaches after a hard day. 

Connect with your child readers and expose these young ones to new knowledge in a fun, colourful way with our two fun-loving but hard-working friends that they will remember for a lifetime.

ISBN/SKU: 
9789769568860

A Death in Panama

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37.50 BBD

Ronald Williams' second novel, A Death in Panama is a worthy follow up to his highly successful first novel, Four Saints and an Angel. It is a book that will delight and mystify those who became instant fans, and for readers new to his work, it will have the impact of a seduction. Set in Panama, Barbados and the U.S., A Death in Panama presents us with the mysterious and frightening world of the Panama of the first decade of the 20th century when the canal was being built and fortunes were being made. Many of those fortunes were made in highly unlawful ways.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781434907325

A Fierce Hatred of Injustice

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48.75 BBD

Claude McKay remains one of the most influential intellectuals of the African Diaspora. Best remembered for his extraordinary poetry, his achievement in verse has been widely analyzed and praised. Yet in the welter of discussion about McKay, little has been said about his early writing in Jamaican. Two collections from the period, Songs of Jamaica and Constab Ballads, are more known about than known, and his poems for the Jamaican press, most of which have never been anthologized, are rarely studied. 

ISBN/SKU: 
9766370516

A History of Barbados /2E

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86.60 BBD
ISBN/SKU: 
0521678498

A History of Education in the British Leeward Islands 1838-1945

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77.15 BBD

Examines the social and economic forces that have shaped and constrained the development of education in the British Leeward Islands following emancipation. It offers a critique on British colonial education and highlights significant achievements in this area.

ISBN/SKU: 
9766401314
Publication Date: 
2003-08-01

A History of Money and Banking in Barbados 1627-1973

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60.30 BBD

A History of Money and Banking in Barbados documents the development of money and commercial banking in Barbados from the date of the settlement in 1627 to the establishment of the Central Bank of Barbados in 1973. It examines the early years of barter; the introduction of British coins by the Royal Proclamations of 1825 and 1838; the issue of colonial coins (anchor money); the introduction and circulation of foreign coins; the debate over the legal tender of British silver coins and the share of the seigniorage of these coins.

ISBN/SKU: 
9789766402396
Publication Date: 
2010-07-27

A History of the Virgin Islands of the United States

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43.40 BBD

The Virgin Islands in the course of centuries have witnessed the coming and going of Ciboney, Arawak and Carib peoples, European discovery by Christopher Columbus, temporary occupation by pirates and adventurers, colonization, commercial and plantation development by Danes and other North European settlers, African slavery and its abolition, American purchase, colonial government, social and political change, and in recent years remarkable tourist and industrial developments.

ISBN/SKU: 
9768125055
Publication Date: 
2010-11-30

A Jamaican Storyteller's Tale

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34.45 BBD

A Jamaican Storyteller's Tale A Novel By Lorrimer Burford Underpinned by common Jamaican themes, A Jamaican Storyteller's Tale tells the story of a young man intent on saving an aspect of his heritage that is dying- the storytelling. He is heavily influenced by his father's skill at relating these stories.When his family migrates, he comes face to face with the possibility of losing this part of his heritage-forever. By merging these tales with the story of this young man, Burford skilfully creates a supernatural synthesis which captures and tantalizes the reader. Having read Lorrimer Burford's "A Jamaican Storyteller's Tale," I feel proud to be a country bumpkin. I am even more proud because the settings of the tales are all from the parish of my birth. The duppy stories are intricately, yet easily woven and are guaranteed to give even the experienced reader goosebumps. Thank you for causing me to relive my rich cultural heritage. I wish that all who read this magnificent work will want to know more about Jamaican folklore and will tell their own stories to keep our oral traditions alive.

ISBN/SKU: 
9768184841
Publication Date: 
2004-12-31
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A Man Divided Michael Garfield Smith

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46.95 BBD

Michael Garfield Smith was an internationally distinguished anthropologist. He was also a poet of merit, but few people knew that or really understood the conflicts, personal and professional, that made him, in the opinion of many who knew him, appear arrogant and unapproachable. This account tries to show the whole man, and it is to date the only biography of M. G. Smith.

"A Man Divided" is a brief account of M. G. Smith the man, "the talented, hardworking Jamaican and how he made his way, rather than of the academic performance of Professor M. G. Smith the internationally distinguished anthropologist". Preface

ISBN/SKU: 
9766400342
Publication Date: 
2000-08-01

A Nation Imagined

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79.05 BBD
ISBN/SKU: 
976637161X
Publication Date: 
2005-01-31
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A Nation Imagined

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112.95 BBD

This commemorative book of the first West Indies cricket team and its tour of England in 1928 is more than a chronicle of a historic first tour. It is an account of a politically organised community and the only unifying symbol of the nation West Indians were just beginning to imagine.

In addition, the book provides an archive of the tour in the form of press reports and score sheets with the numerous photographs many of which are being reproduced for the first time.

ISBN/SKU: 
9766371628
Publication Date: 
2002-12-31
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A Random Walk Down Wall Street

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68.40 BBD

Using the dot-com crash as an object lesson in how not to manage your portfolio, here is the best-selling, gimmick-free, irreverent, vastly informative guide to navigating the turbulence of the market and managing investments with confidence. 

A Random Walk Down Wall Street is well established as a staple of the business shelf, the first book any investor should read before taking the plunge and starting a portfolio. With its life-cycle guide to investing, it matches the needs of investors at any age bracket. Burton G. Malkiel shows how to analyze the potential returns, not only for stocks and bonds but also for the full range of investment opportunities, from money market accounts and real estate investment trusts to insurance, home ownership, and tangible assets like gold and collectibles.

Whether you want to verse yourself in the ways of the market before talking to a broker or follow Malkiel's easy steps to managing your own portfolio, this book remains the best investing guide money can buy.

ISBN/SKU: 
0393325350

A Spirit of Dominance

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40.00 BBD

The essays in this volume are the revised texts of an eight-part public lecture series on West Indian cricket history and culture organized by the Centre for Cricket Research at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill. An introductory essay by the editor, an interview with Viv Richards and two commentaries are also included. "Together they represent a tribute to Viv, as well as a substantial contribution to the historiography of West Indies cricket. While this material will serve students in the classroom well, we are sure that the public who participated in and enjoyed these lectures will wish to have this text in their possession for further engagement. It is therefore offered in this spirit of continuing dialogue." Introduction

ISBN/SKU: 
9768125373

A to Z of Industrial Relations in the Caribbean Workplace

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69.30 BBD

The A to Z of Industrial Relations in the Caribbean Workplace is a revision and expansion of the earlier successful publication of A-Z of Industrial Relations Practices at the Workplace by George Phillip. It comes against the background of a new era in Caribbean economic history and experience. Designed for both managers and workers in this new order, the A to Z offers useful strategies for understanding and handling absenteeism, strikes, fighting on the job, productivity and wage compensation. It emphasizes that the key to productive and positive relationship between managers and workers is the establishment of mutual trust in the workplace. This new project also recognizes and highlights the modern trend in disputes resolution, the preference for conciliation and alternative disputes resolution methods over litigation. The Caribbean's social and economic history has been fraught with conflict and confrontation, and as such, the region faces a particularly difficult challenge to use a more cooperative approach to resolving industrial relations problems. Trinidad and Tobago have been highlighted for purposes of comparison and contrast. This feature has also been complemented with a selection of industrial relations cases from Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago, suitably summarized and analysed. The A to Z is an excellent practitioner's guide as well as reference and guide for academics.

ISBN/SKU: 
9768125837
Publication Date: 
2006-08-01

A View From the Valley

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35.00 BBD

Philip Hunte wrote this book as a gift to the people of Barbados. They provide an honest yet critical assessment of social and global issues that impact Barbados. The perspectives address diverse topics, and the reason for their publication is to provide another point of view for discussion.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781494334611
Publication Date: 
2014-01-31
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A Voice From the Tomb

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31.25 BBD

Andreas Prescod is a professor at the University of Pennsylvania following the collapse of his career as a celebrated archaeologist and the locator of two mummies, one in Egypt, and one in Barbados. Unfortunately, his discoveries created a maelstrom of controversy over the origin of these finds, thus destroying his credibility. Quite unexpectedly, the government approaches Andreas for his assistance in a covert operation to obtain information regarding the activities of a company in Antarctica owned by Roger Branniff, his former father-in-law. Andreas s wife was lost on an expedition six years earlier and is presumed dead; however, new information leads him to believe she may still be alive. He embarks on a dangerous journey only to find that neither the past nor the future are what he believed them to be. What he discovers changes everything being taught about the creation of the earth and uncovers a real threat to the survival of its people. Even worse, he realizes he never really knew his wife, Eurydice, who continues to haunt his dreams. A Voice from the Tomb is a thought-provoking work of fiction...or is it reality?

ISBN/SKU: 
9781434925244

Add Black to the Rainbow: Reflections on a Journey

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25.00 BBD

This first volume of poems records the thoughts and reflections over a journey of some fifty years. The author considers this collection to be a subtle response to the developmental realities of half a century. He successfully weaves race, religion, romance, politics, and sport into the fabric of the 'Rainbow', noting subtly the absence of the colour black in the recognition and hierarchy of this multi-coloured world. Some of the poems offer an alternative or a 'solution' to the problems facing global development, others offer a challenge to the status quo, yet others merely comment and leave you to determine whether there is a real need to 'Add Black to the Rainbow'.

ISBN/SKU: 
9789769529502
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Administrative Passages: Navigating the Transition from Teacher to Assistant Principal

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141.35 BBD

This book makes a much needed contribution to what we know about the role and work of the assistant principal. It offers terri c insights into the different challenges one faces after being appointed assistant principal, and it provides readers with a rich array of data regarding the mental, emotional, social, and physical adjustments accompanying one s transition to this new role. The author refreshingly moves beyond mere description of what assistant prin- pals do as they make their transition to that role, and actually helps us gain a sense of the lived experience of becoming and being an assistant principal. The book gives a realistic picture of the cognitive, social, and emotional con icts and confusions, the daily ups and downs, the fears, frustrations, and highs that are experienced by the men and women undertaking the passage from teaching to administration. This book is distinctive for a number of reasons. It is an empirical study of the role of the assistant principal. There are comparatively few helpful studies, and P- fessor Armstrong s research adds a solid and much needed addition to that body of work. It focuses on the transition from being a teacher to being an assistant prin- pal, and it reveals much about how the assistant principal s role transition differs markedly from that of the school principal."

ISBN/SKU: 
9789400706910
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