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The Eleven Days of Christmas: America's Last Vietnam Battle
Marshall L lii Michel
Moving from the White House to the B-52 cockpits to the missile sites and POW camps of Hanoi, The Eleven Days of Christmas is a gripping tale of heroism and incompetence in a battle whose political and military legacy is still a matter of controversy.
The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
Chris van Allsburg
Andersen Press, 1985
Since its publication in 1984, The Mysteries of Harris Burdick has stimulated the minds of readers of all ages and backgrounds. Now the original fourteen drawings are available in a large portfolio edition of loose sheets. In addition, a newly discovered fifteenth drawing, titled The Youngest Magician, has been added, as well as an updated introduction by the author. The puzzles of these mysterious drawings will be even more provocative because ...
My Bright Shining Star: A Mother's True Story of Brilliance, Love & Suicide
Perfect Publishers Ltd., 2014
To everyone who knew her, Kaitlyn Elkins was a happy, intelligent, compassionate and extremely talented young medical student with a bright future ahead. However, behind her warm smile and string of impressive achievements lurked a dark secret - depression; something that she hid so well from all those who knew and loved her. This is the story about a mother's quest to find some answers as to how her daughter, who seemed so happy on the outside, ...
The Wrath of the King (Royals) (Volume 5)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Rocked by an unexpected attack, Latvala and its citizens find themselves at the mercy of a man whose sole intent is to shake up the monarchy. Queen for less than a year, Chey must choose between protecting the man she loves and protecting her unborn child. It's a decision that threatens to tear the fabric of her family apart. Determined to overcome the odds, an embattled Chey proves she can still be wily, unpredictable and hard to control. Only ...
Stretching: 30th Anniversary Edition
This is the book that people tell their friends about, that trainers suggest for virtually every sport and activity, and that medical professionals recommend to people just starting to get back in shape. Stretching first appeared in 1980 as a new generation of Americans became committed to running, cycling, aerobic training, and workouts in the gym — all of which are commonplace now. It features stretching routines specific to a variety of ...
Flying from the Black Hole: The B-52 Navigator-Bombardiers of Vietnam
Robert O. Harder
Naval Institute Press
Air Force navigators and bombardiers have long labored under the shadow of pilots--their contributions undervalued, misunderstood, or simply unknown to the general public. This was especially the case with the non-pilot officer aircrew in the Vietnam and Cold War-era B-52 Stratofortress. Of the six people who operated the bomber, three wore navigator wings--two of those men were also bombardiers, the other an electronic warfare officer. Without ...
The Wes Anderson Collection
Matt Zoller Seitz
Harry N. Abrams
Wes Anderson is one of the most influential voices from the past two decades of American cinema. A true auteur, Anderson is known for the visual artistry, inimitable tone, and idiosyncratic characterizations that make each of his films Bottle Rocket , Rushmore , The Royal Tenenbaums , The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou , The Darjeeling Limited , Fantastic Mr. Fox , and Moonrise Kingdom instantly recognizable as Andersonian.” The ...
Andersen Press Ltd, 2012
The Robot and the Bluebird
Andersen Press, 2008
There was once a robot with a broken heart, expiring slowly on a scrap heap. Then one winter’s day a migrating bluebird lands on his shoulder, too exhausted to go further. The robot offers her shelter in the place where his heart used to be. The bird’s companionship stirs up the robot’s last glimmer of energy and he carries her across snowy wastes to the warm south, whereupon his strength finally dies out. And there he stands today like an ...
The Widow's Broom
Chris Van Allsburg
Andersen Press Ltd, 1993
Widow Shaw takes in a witch who has had an accidental fall. When the witch disappears and leaves the broom behind, it helps widow Shaw, to the concern of her neighbours, who want it destroyed.
Leading So People Will Follow
A unique take on leadership from a popular Forbes blogger and nationally-known leadership coach Leading So People Will Follow explores the six leadership characteristics that inspire followers to fully support their leaders. Using Erika Andersen’s proven framework, new leaders and veterans alike have increased their capacity for leading in a way that creates loyalty, commitment and results. Step by step, Andersen lays out six key ...
Badger's Parting Gifts
Andersen Press, 2013
An award-winning picture book about bereavement. Badger is so old that he knows he will soon die. He tries to prepare his friends for this event, but when he does die, they are still grief-stricken. Gradually they come to terms with their grief by remembering all the practical things Badger taught them, and so Badger lives on in his friends' memories of him. A beautiful story sensitively and reassuringly told -- perfect for ...
The Snow Queen: A Pop-Up Adaption of a Classic Fairytale
Hans Christian Andersen
Jumping Jack Press
This new holiday book features amazing paper engineering and pop-ups from the same paper engineer that developed the best-selling Snowflakes title. This unique pop-up interpretation of a beloved Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale is destined to be another classic to be enjoyed for years by the entire family.
Two beautiful, elegant identical twins swap their very different lives for one week, exchanging families and lifestyles. Everyone is fooled, even the husband of one twin. Then the time comes to change back, but will the temptation to stay prove too strong?
Summer at Mustang Ridge
A single visit to Mustang Ridge can change a person’s life in the most unexpected ways.... Recovering from a difficult divorce and having problems with her daughter, Shelby accepts a summer job cooking at a family-run dude ranch. She hopes the animals will be just what her daughter, Lizzie, needs. Little does she know that ranch life will work some healing magic on her too. When Shelby meets the head wrangler, Foster, she is put ...
Winter at Mustang Ridge
The Skye family rebel never wanted to be a cowgirl ... and she sure didn't plan on coming home for good. Grateful to her twin for keeping Mustang Ridge in the family, Jenny Skye agrees to return home for a month so her sister can get away. It’s the middle of winter, and only a few year-round staffers, her family, and the animals will be there. But the globe-trotting videographer is soon in way over her head at the dude ranch dealing with ...
The Annotated Hans Christian Andersen (The Annotated Books)
Hans Christian Andersen
W. W. Norton & Company
A richly entertaining and informative collection of Hans Christian Andersen's stories, annotated by one of America's leading folklore scholars. In her most ambitious annotated work to date, Maria Tatar celebrates the stories told by Denmark's "perfect wizard" and re-envisions Hans Christian Andersen as a writer who casts his spell on both children and adults. Andersen's most beloved tales, such as "The Emperor's New Clothes," "The Ugly ...
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