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The Lakota Way: Stories and Lessons for Living (Compass)
Joseph M. Marshall III
Joseph M. Marshall’s thoughtful, illuminating account of how the spiritual beliefs of the Lakota people can help us all lead more meaningful, ethical lives. Rich with storytelling, history, and folklore, The Lakota Way expresses the heart of Native American philosophy and reveals the path to a fulfilling and meaningful life. Joseph Marshall is a member of the Sicunga Lakota Sioux and has dedicated his entire life to the wisdom he learned ...
Earthbag Building: The Tools, Tricks and Techniques (Natural Building Series)
New Society Publishers
Over 70 percent of Americans cannot afford to own a code-enforced, contractor-built home. This has led to widespread interest in using natural materials—straw, cob, and earth—for building homes and other buildings that are inexpensive, and that rely largely on labor rather than expensive and often environmentally-damaging outsourced materials. Earthbag Building is the first comprehensive guide to all the tools, tricks, and techniques for ...
Daily Guideposts 2013: A Spirit-Lifting Devotional Large Print Edition (Daily Guideposts (Large Print))
Daily Guideposts 2013 large print edition offers the same beloved content found in the Daily Guideposts regular edition, but is set in an easy-to-read 16-point type. America's favorite devotional, with more than 20 million copies sold, Daily Guideposts is a trusted companion, helping readers to live and grow their faith in their everyday lives. In just five minutes a day, Daily Guideposts helps its readers find spiritual richness in ...
Cruel Sea (Penguin World War II Collection)
Based on the author's own vivid experiences, "The Cruel Sea" is the nail-biting story of the crew of HMS Compass Rose, a corvette assigned to protect convoys in World War Two. Darting back and forth across the icy North Atlantic, Compass Rose played a deadly cat and mouse game with packs of German U-boats lying in wait beneath the ocean waves. Packed with tension and vivid descriptions of agonizing U-boat hunts, this tale of the most bitter and ...
Life's Healing Choices: Freedom from Your Hurts, Hang-ups, and Habits
LIFE HAPPENS. Happiness and Healing are yours for the choosing. We've all been hurt by other people, we've hurt ourselves, and we've hurt others. And as a result, every single one of us ends up with some sort of hurt , hang-up , or habit . But the question we all face is, Where do we go from here? Life's Healing Choices offers freedom from our hurts, hang-ups, and habits through eight healing choices that promise ...
A Dawn Like Thunder: The True Story of Torpedo Squadron Eight
Robert J. Mrazek
Little, Brown and Company
One of the great untold stories of World War II finally comes to light in this thrilling account of Torpedo Squadron Eight and their heroic efforts in helping an outmatched U.S. fleet win critical victories at Midway and Guadalcanal. These 35 American men--many flying outmoded aircraft--changed the course of history, going on to become the war's most decorated naval air squadron, while suffering the heaviest losses in U.S. naval aviation ...
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters Big Book (Mulberry Big Book)
With beautiful illustrations, Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters Big Book , a Caldecott Honor picture book, is perfect for introducing children to the Cinderella fairytale as well as the history, culture, and geography of the African nation of Zimbabwe. This oversize edition (14 3/4 by 17 5/8 inches) makes it easy to share the book in a library or classroom. Mufaro has two beautiful daughters. Nyasha is kind and considerate, but Manyara is selfish ...
The Story of Art
E. H Gombrich
Lowe & B. Hould
The Story of Art , one of the most famous and popular books on art ever written, has been a world bestseller for over four decades. Attracted by the simplicity and clarity of his writing, readers of all ages and backgrounds have found in Professor Gombrich a true master, and one who combines knowledge and wisdom with a unique gift for communicating his deep love of the subject. For the first time in many years the book has been completely ...
Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills
REACH A NEW LEVEL OF FREEDOM... Since publication of the first edition in 1961, Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills has endured as the classic mountaineering text. Novice climbers use it as a primer; veterans use it to review their skills. Translated into five languages, it has instructed and inspired more than half a million climbers from all over the world. The fully updated seventh edition maintains the same high standard for ...
The Annapolis Book of Seamanship, 3rd Completely Revised, Expanded and Updated Edition
Simon & Schuster
Since the publication of the widely hailed first edition in 1983, The Annapolis Book of Seamanship has set the standard by which other books on sailing are measured. Used throughout America as a textbook in sailing schools and Power Squadrons, The Annapolis Book of Seamanship thoroughly and clearly covers the fundamental and advanced skills of modern sailing. This edition of Annapolis is a major overhaul. Over half the book has been ...
Titanic: An Illustrated History
A popular gift volume featuring dozens of meticulously accurate, full-color paintings--including a fold-out illustration of the whole Titanic --offers a wealth of information about the "unsinkable" cruise ship and its fatal voyage. Reprint.
The Yada Yada Prayer Group Gets Caught (The Yada Yada Prayer Group, Book 5) (With Celebrations and Recipes)
For the Yada Yadas, gettin' caught up in troubles isn't the problem; it's how to get free. Only weeks ago, we Yadas toughened our prayer knees when one of our own was the victim of a vicious racial attack. Now it seems each household is being thrown into even bigger and badder circumstances. It especially worries me, Jodi Baxter, because I'm a fixer by nature, and the prayer list is getting out of control . . . Ruth and Ben are caught up in ...
Faith in the Valley: Lessons for Women on the Journey to Peace
Simon & Schuster
Beloved friend, When this little book was first published many years ago, it became a beacon of light for many people who found themselves time and time again in one valley or another. Valleys are nothing new for any of us. Some of you may be in a valley right now, or, since you never know what's around the corner, you may be on the brink of tottering into yet another valley. Or maybe you've just survived a valley that you swear you'll never ...
Personal Geographies: Explorations in Mixed-Media Mapmaking
Jill K. Berry
North Light Books
Explore your Creative Self with Mixed-media Maps You don't have to be a world traveler or a professional cartographer to embark on a grand journey of self-discovery through mapmaking. Personal Geographies gives you the tools and techniques you'll need to create artful maps of your self, your experiences and your personal journey. Chart the innermost workings of your mind, document your artistic path and create an unfolding maze of your future ...
The Yada Yada Prayer Group Gets Real (The Yada Yada Prayer Group, Book 3)
The Yada Yada Prayer Group has become a national phenomenon, with thousands of women across the country joining reading groups to live and learn through their fictional sisters. Book Three finds Jodi Baxtor’s oasis turned upside down when her upstairs neighbors move out and her nemesis, Leslie (Stu) Stuart, moves in! Avis’ middle aged cocoon is turned inside out, too, by a beau from her past, and Chanda’s future has never looked brighter. ...
Of Water and the Spirit: Ritual, Magic and Initiation in the Life of an African Shaman (Compass)
Malidoma Patrice Some
"A vision that encompasses two worlds and weaves the lessons of both into a fine tapestry."—Clarissa Pinkola Éstes.
The Greatest Dot-to-Dot Super Challenge Book 5 (Greatest Dot to Dot! Super Challenge!)
These are definitely not your father's dot-to-dots. With no clues given to the final image, numbers into the thousands, and amazing detailed pictures, The Greatest Dot-to-Dot Super Challenge provides a whole new level of challenge and intrigue. Author and artist David Kalvitis continues his Dot-to-Dot revolution by introducing a variety of brand new puzzle inventions. The patent pending Arrow and Compass puzzles provide unique methods for ...
Reading with Meaning: Teaching Comprehension in the Primary Grades
If you have ever wondered how to teach comprehension strategies to primary-age children, read on. First, imagine a primary-grade classroom where all the children are engaged and motivated; where the buzz of excited, emerging readers fills the air; where simultaneously words are sounded out and connections are made between the books of their choice and the experiences of their lives. Then, open these pages. Welcome to Debbie Miller's real ...
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