Conor Grennan

1 10 Common Core Essentials: Nonfiction

Author : Harper Academic, Diane Ravitch, Rachel L. Swarns, Richard Wright, William Kamkwamba, Kenneth C. Davis, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Loung Ung, Cokie Roberts, Harold Holzer & Conor Grennan
Genre :  Language Arts & Disciplines  Books  Professional & Technical  Education  Biographies & Memoirs  History 
Price :  Free
Release Date :  2013-05-21
Description :  The excerpts featured in this free sampler come from some of our most popular nonfiction books for middle and high school classrooms—making them ideal choices to meet the new Common Core Standards for the English Language Arts. From the primary documents of The American Reader to The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind—the story of young man from an impoverished African village who built a windmill to bring life-changing electricity to his community—these books will take students across time periods and around the world. They'll grapple with complex ideas and meet people from the past and present who will inspire them. Along the way, your students will come to understand the components of critical thinking and good writing—and why they matter.

2 Little Princes

Author : Conor Grennan
Genre :  Biographies & Memoirs  Books  Travel & Adventure  Specialty Travel 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2011-01-25
Description :  “Funny, touching, tragic….A remarkable tale of corruption, child trafficking and civil war in a far away land—and one man’s extraordinary quest to reunite lost Nepalese children with their parents.”<br />—Neil White, author of In the Sanctuary of Outcasts<br /><br />Little Princes is the epic story of Conor Grennan’s battle to save the lost children of Nepal and how he found himself in the process. Part Three Cups of Tea, part Into Thin Air, Grennan’s remarkable memoir is at once gripping and inspirational, and it carries us deep into an exotic world that most readers know little about.<br />

3 Die verlorenen Kinder von Kathmandu

Author : Conor Grennan
Genre :  Social Science  Books  Nonfiction 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2012-12-01
Description :  <br/> Conor Grennan volontiert in einem nepalesischen Waisenhaus. Das, was er dort erlebt und erfährt, wird sein Leben vollkommen verändern: In Wahrheit sind die Kinder keine Waisen. Ihre Eltern, meist einfache Bauern, haben sie für viel Geld Vermittlern anvertraut, die versprachen, ihnen eine bessere Zukunft zu ermöglichen. Doch die Kinder hat man ausgesetzt, und wer im Waisenhaus gelandet ist, hat noch Glück gehabt. <br/> <br/> Conor wirft alle Lebenspläne um und wagt das Unmögliche: Er bringt die Familien wieder zusammen...<br/>

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