books about: angelina
BELIZE SURVIVOR: Darker Side of Paradise
Nancy R. Koerner
In the early seventies, the anti-establishment counterculture evolved into a new movement of health and agricultural purists. Rebelling against the politics and pollution of the U.S., these young people sought to create their own natural paradise outside its borders. This is the story of one such expatriated American, a starry-eyed wild child who searches for a fantasy lifestyle and gets more than she bargains for. The storyline, a colorful ...
Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius
Angeline Stoll Lillard
Oxford University Press, USA
One hundred years ago, Maria Montessori, the first female physician in Italy, devised a very different method of educating children, based on her observations of how they naturally learn. In Montessori , Angeline Stoll Lillard shows that science has finally caught up with Maria Montessori. Lillard presents the research behind eight insights that are foundations of Montessori education, describing how each of these insights is applied in the ...
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Nicholas D. Kristof
From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world. With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa and Asia to meet the extraordinary women struggling there, among them a Cambodian teenager sold into sex slavery and an Ethiopian woman who ...
Celebrity sTalker: Stories From a Woman Who Thinks Celebrities Are Dying to Talk to Her. Only They Aren't.
Celebrity sTalker details comedian Suzy Soro's obsessive need to talk to celebrities, especially the ones who don't want to be bothered. It takes you inside ladies' rooms, restaurants, and even their homes. Why did the world's most beautiful movie star offer to help? Which sitcom star is really pushy? How many celebrities do you have to know to get on The Tonight Show? In this offbeat memoir of her run-ins with famous people, Suzy answers these, ...
Notes from My Travels
The Incident at Montebello
P. A. Moed
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The Incident at Montebello is a historical novel based on a true event— In 1930, Italian Premier Benito Mussolini was driving through the Italian countryside with Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr. when his car struck and killed a little girl, Sofia Buonomano. The Buonomano family is torn apart by Sofia’s death and is caught in a political firestorm that spreads from their village to Rome and across America and Europe. One family member, ...
A Penny for Your Thoughts (The Million Dollar Mysteries)
Mindy Starns Clark
Harvest House Publishers
From award-winning author Mindy Starns Clark comes the fast-paced and inspirational Million Dollar Mystery series. Attorney Callie Webber investigates nonprofit organizations for the J.O.S.H.U.A. Foundation and awards the best of them grants up to a million dollars. In each book of the series, Callie comes across a mystery she must solve using her skills as a former private investigator. A young widow, Callie finds strength in her faith in ...
Creative Cloth Doll Couture: New Approaches to Making Beautiful Clothing and Accessories
Patti Medaris Culea
This book is the third installment on making creative art doll clothing and accessories from successful doll artist Patti Culea, following Creative Cloth Doll Making and Creative Cloth Doll Faces, both from Rockport Publishers. This book builds on the previous two by delving into how to make exotic and beautiful garments and accessories such as hats, shoes, and purses for art dolls. This is the only book available on making clothing for art ...
One Nation Under Blood: The Sowing (Volume 1)
Tarrin P. Lupo
When a rejuvenative blood technology is developed that pits the young against the old, the government must take firm steps to address the war of supply and demand brewing across generational lines. Blood is not the only thing bought and sold in this dystopian tale of technology, economics, and independence. Vampires are now very real, but we never expected them to wear our grandmother’s best Sunday dress.
Allie Aller's Crazy Quilting: Modern Piecing & Embellishing Techniques for Joyful Stitching
Allison Ann Aller
Allie shows readers how to make crazy quilting more contemporary with an array of easy-to-master techniques. Show your customers how to combine traditional methods with modern fabric tricks. The photo gallery reveals just how creative and modern crazy quilting can be-and anyone can do it.
Goodie One Shoes
Hilliard & Harris
A Jimmy Choo Sandal. A Manolo Blahnik mule; a Sergio Rossi slide, a Prada sliver-heeled boot. As magic as Cinderella's glass slipper. Even when they don't fit, they can determine your life—or end it. Emily knows these things because she owns a discount shoe store on the colorful Upper West Side of Manhattan—Emily’s Place a neighborhood hangout for shoe lovers, where customers could find a sympathetic ear, a hot cup of coffee and the ...
Harmony Bay: An adventurous slice of waterfront life where mystery surrounds history...
"Tom Gahan's first novel demonstrates his mastery of description. He layers the plight of a contemporary single parent with events of the American Revolution and weaves a tale that provides the essence of Harmony Bay..." - Florence Gatto - Long Island Writer's Guild, author of The Scent of Jasmine "Harmony Bay captures the scope of small town life...the way it should be." - Jerry Schaefer - WRCN 103.9 FM "Very impressive. Hats off to you, ...
JOYride: How My Late Wife Loved Me Back To Life
I. J. Weinstock
In his mind-blowing memoir about love, loss and life-after-death, I. J. Weinstock claims that his late wife healed his inconsolable grief by making love to him from the Afterlife! "JOYride: How My Late Wife Loved Me Back To Life" has won the annual eLit Award—a silver medal for the Best Inspirational / Spiritual Digital Book of 2011. Joy and Jerry were soulmates, in fact, they were literally a “match-made-in heaven.” And their love story ...
Show Dog Sings the Blues
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
In an unfortunate case of mistaken identity, pampered show dog Talisman is switched with a cowdog and has to work on a ranch for the day. By the time her harrowing adventure is over, she is in desperate need of a massage, a session with her Reiki Master, a consultation with the pet psychic, a full grooming, and a pedicure. However, along the way she learns powerful lessons—including the discovery that she’s so much more than just another ...
Teachings on Love
Thich Nhat Hanh
Weaving together traditional stories, personal experiences, and a deep understanding of the Buddha's way of mindful living, Thich Nhat Hanh provides step-by-step practices that foster understanding and intimacy in any relationship.
Wake of the Bloody Angel (Eddie Lacrosse)
Twenty years ago, a barmaid in a harbor town fell for a young sailor who turned pirate to make his fortune. But what truly became of Black Edward Tew remains a mystery—one that has just fallen into the lap of freelance sword jockey Eddie LaCrosse. For years, Eddie has kept his office above Angelina’s tavern, so when Angelina herself asks him to find out what happened to the dashing pirate who stole her heart, he can hardly say no—even ...
Hot Issues, Cool Choices: Facing Bullies, Peer Pressure, Popularity, and Put-downs
Sandra Mcleod Humphrey
Did you know that there are kids out there who don t even want to get out of bed in the morning because they know what going to school means for them? being teased and taunted ... being excluded and rejected ... being afraid that you're going to be assaulted and possibly hurt... Sometimes it can even mean that you just can't hang in there any longer, so you give up and take your own life. If you are one of the cool kids at school, this ...
The Boy Who Grew Flowers
Rink s grandmother was raised by wolves, his Uncle Dud tames rattlesnakes, and Rink grows beautiful flowers all over his body when the moon is full. Townspeople just don t understand the Bowagons. But one day a new girl named Angelica arrives at Rink s school, and he soon discovers she has some unique qualities too. Using humor and metaphor to promote acceptance, this touching story shows us that what makes us different makes us beautiful.
Beautifully Embellished Landscapes: 125 Tips & Techniques to Create Stunning Quilts
Joyce R. Becker
C & T Pub
This authoritative new volume will be an essential purchase for quilters everywhere. It introduces numerous new techniques that show readers how to add fabulous special effects and embellishments to their landscape quilts. "Beautifully Embellished Landscapes" presents 125 tips and techniques using a huge range of materials, from paint and inks, to stamps and markers. This volume also looks at using exciting fabrics such as tulle and organza to ...
Thread Magic Garden: Create Enchanted Quilts with Thread Painting & Pattern-Free Appliqué
Ellen Anne Eddy
A flower garden is a place to daydream, make wishes, quiet the mind, or spark imagination. Bring this special space indoors by making a floral art quilt using fusible appliqué and machine embroidery techniques. Learn how to develop your own vivid designs and then choose the best fabrics, threads, and embellishments to create special effects that bring your flowers to life. With Ellen’s innovative no-pattern approach, you’ll be on your way ...
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