books about: humanity
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
T. S. Eliot
Faber & Faber
An engaging collection of humorous poems. These verses, originally composed to amuse Eliot’s intimate friends, have proven irresistible to cat lovers, lovers of nonsense, and admirers of Eliot throughout the English-speaking world. “Enough ferocious fancy and parody to knock the spots off most cat books and most...verses” (Time). Drawings by Nicolas Bentley.
Kodaly Today: A Cognitive Approach to Elementary Music Education
Oxford University Press, USA, 2008
In Kodaly Today, Micheal Houlahan and Philip Tacka offer an expertly-researched, thorough, and--most importantly--practical approach to transforming curriculum goals into tangible, achievable musical objectives and effective lesson plans. Their model--grounded in the latest research in music perception and cognition--outlines the concrete practices behind constructing effective teaching portfolios, selecting engaging music repertoire for the ...
Flesh: Bringing the Incarnation Down to Earth
David C. Cook
Christ’s Body, Human Flesh If we’re honest, no one really cares about theology unless it reveals a gut-level view of God’s presence. According to pastor and ministry leader Hugh Halter, only the incarnational power of Jesus satisfies what we truly crave, and once we taste it, we’re never the same. God understands how hard it is to be human, and the incarnation—God with us—enables us to be fully alive. With refreshing, raw ...
Old Path, White Clouds: Walking in the Footsteps of the Buddha
Thich Nhat Hanh
Full Circle Publishing Ltd
This book presents the life and teachings of Gautama Buddha. Drawn from the Pali, Sanskrit and Chinese sources, it traces Buddha's life over the course of 80 years.
Angel, sold into prostitution as a child, survives by keeping her hatred for men alive. Then she meets Michael Hosea who loves her unconditionally. Day by day, he defies Angel's every bitter expectation until, despite her resistance, her heart begins to thaw. But with her unexpected softening come overwhelming feelings of unworthiness and fear. So Angel runs...
The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict (EasyRead Large Bold Edition)
The Arbinger Institute
ReadHowYouWant publishes a wide variety of best selling books in Large Print and Super Large Print formats in partnership with leading publishers. EasyRead books are available in 11pt and 13pt. type. EasyRead Large books are available in 16pt, 16pt Bold, and 18pt Bold type. EasyRead Super Large books are available in 20pt. Bold and 24pt. Bold Type. You choose the format that is right for you. Arbinger's materials educate people about the ...
Memoirs of a Goldfish
Sleeping Bear Press
Day OneI swam around my bowl. Day Two I swam around my bowl. Twice. And so it goes in this tell-all tale from a goldfish. With his bowl to himself and his simple routine, Goldfish loves his life..until one day... When assorted intruders including a hyperactive bubbler, a grime-eating snail, a pair of amorous guppies, and a really crabby crab invade his personal space and bowl, Goldfish is put out, to say the least. He wants none of it, ...
The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and The Big Hungry Bear
First published in 1984, a picture book in which the Little Mouse will do all he can to save his strawberry from the Big, Hungry Bear, even if it means sharing it with the reader. The Little Mouse and the Big Hungry Bear are known and loved by millions of children around the world. Little Mouse loves strawberries, but so does the bear...How will Little Mouse stop the bear from eating his freshly picked, red, ripe strawberry.
The One Year Devotions for Preschoolers (Little Blessings Line)
Watch your young children grow in their understanding of God as you meet with him together using this One Year devotional. Each reading pairs a Little Blessings illustration with a short Bible verse and devotional thought that gets you and your child talking about the simple truths of Scripture. A fun, rhyming prayer completes each devotional. A great way to get young children interacting with Scripture daily.
In the Shadow of Man
Jane van Lawick-Goodall
Book Club Associates
Really Woolly Bedtime Prayers
The perfect way to introduce children to the joy of having a special time with God at night right before they close their sleepy eyes. A case-bound padded board book from the Really Woolly ® brand by DaySpring ® with devotions and prayers that center on various aspects of God’s shepherd-like love for us with themes of The Shepherd . . . listens, cares, loves, promises, watches, rescues, sings, smiles, guides, teaches, blesses, ...
That close neighbors humanity taught me as much as possible (Kadokawa 21 century Sosho) (2000) ISBN: ...
The Weight of a Mass: A Tale of Faith
When a poor devout widow begs for a scrap of bread from a rich faithless baker, she promises to participate in the king’s wedding mass as payment for the baker’s generosity. The baker writes “One Mass” on a scrap of paper and places it on his scale to determine how much bread it is worth. To his and the entire town’s surprise, nothing in the shop, not even the gigantic wedding cakes made for the king, outweighs the simple piece of ...
The Great Escape (Bull's-eye)
Nelson Thornes Ltd
One of the great true stories of the war, and one of the greatest escape narratives of all time.""San Francisco Chronicle
A Devil on One Shoulder and an Angel on the Other: The Story of Shannon Hoon and
One of the most tragic stories of the 1990’s rock world was that of singer Shannon Hoon, and his band, Blind Melon. Despite scoring one of the decade’s most enduring singles and videos, “No Rain,”and a quadruple platinum hit with their 1992 self-titled debut album (in addition to touring alongside rock’s biggest names), Hoon could not overcome a dangerous drug addiction. Only two records into a promising career, Hoon was dead from an ...
Cajun Night Before Christmas Coloring Book (The Night Before Christmas Series)
"Set in a Louisiana bayou and told in Cajun dialect-de chirren been nezzle/Good snug on de flo'--the poem has lively illustrations that perfectly suit the unique text." -Horn Book "Rice is especially good with facial expressions, whether they are on a Texas jack rabbit, a longhorn steer, a dusty cowboy, or the green and long-nosed alligator named Gaston." -Library Journal It's the night before Christmas in a tiny shack on the Louisiana ...
God's Wisdom for Little Boys: Character-Building Fun from Proverbs
Harvest House Publishers
Thank You, dear God, for blessing me With food, a home, and a family. And now, O Lord, I ask if You might, Help me be honest and do what is right. Following the success of the bestselling God's Wisdom for Little Girls , now the wonderful teachings of Proverbs come to life for young boys, age 4-7, too! In God's Wisdom for Little Boys memorable rhymes by Jim and Elizabeth George play alongside watercolors by Judy Luenebrink for a charming ...
Unlocking the Bible
David Pawson presents a unique overview of both the Old and New Testaments. Unlocking the Bible opens up the word of God in a fresh and powerful way, explaining the sweep of biblical history and its implications for our lives. David Pawson, widely respected as an international writer and speaker, brings a lifetime’s worth of insights into the meaning of the Bible. Explaining the culture, historical background and spiritual significance of ...
STRINGS ATTACHED is a powerful memoir about resilience in the face of unspeakable tragedy, an inspiring and poignant tale of how one man transformed his own heartache into a legacy of joy for his students. His students knew Jerry Kupchynsky as "Mr. K" - the fierce, foot-stomping Ukrainian-born music teacher who rehearsed them until their fingers almost bled, and who made them better than they had any right to be. Away from the classroom, ...
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