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Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings
Where the Sidewalk Ends turns forty! Celebrate with this anniversary edition that features an eye-catching commemorative red sticker. This classic poetry collection, which is both outrageously funny and profound, has been the most beloved of Shel Silverstein's poetry books for generations. Where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. There you'll meet a boy who turns into a TV set and a girl who eats a whale. The Unicorn and the ...
Cien Anos De Soledad (Spanish Edition)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Plaza y Janes
“Muchos años después, frente al pelotón de fusilamiento, el coronel Aureliano Buendía había de recordar aquella tarde remota en que su padre lo llevó a conocer el hielo”. Con estas palabras empieza una novela ya legendaria en los anales de la literatura universal, una de las aventuras literarias más fascinantes del siglo xx. Millones de ejemplares de Cien años de soledad leídos en todas las lenguas y el Premio Nobel de ...
Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod
Paulsen and his team of dogs endured snowstorms, frostbite, dogfights, moose attacks, sleeplessness, and hallucinations in the relentless push to go on. Map and color photographs.
James Cameron's Titanic chronicles the cinematic re-creation of the most legendary ocean disaster of all time as seen through the eyes of a master storyteller. Set against the ship's fateful maiden voyage, Cameron's much anticipated motion picture epic weaves a rich human tapestry of romance, heroism, tragedy and greed. Within these pages is a detailed look at the monumental effort by thousands of artists and craftsmen to accurately re-create ...
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A narrative of conflicting cultures, loyalties, motivations, and traditions in early 17th-century Japan, involving the power-hungry Lord Toranaga, the Lady Mariko, and the ambitious Englishman, Blackthorne.
A Light In The Attic
Hodder Children's Books
The Green Mile: The Complete Serial Novel
The #1 New York Times bestselling dramatic serial novel and inspiration for the Oscar-nominated film of the same name starring Tom Hanks, the “literary event” ( Entertainment Weekly ) of The Green Mile is now available in its entirety. When The Green Mile first appeared, serialized as one volume per month, Stephen King’s The Green Mile was an unprecedented publishing triumph: all six volumes ended up on the New York Times ...
Endurance : Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Carroll / Graf
The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism." Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book -- with over 200,000 copies sold -- has long been acknowledged as the definitive account of the Endurance's fateful trip. To write their authoritative story, Lansing consulted with ten of the surviving members and ...
Bridge of Birds
FATE IS THE HUNTER
Ernest K. Gann
Simon & Schuster
Ernest K. Gann’s classic memoir is an up-close and thrilling account of the treacherous early days of commercial aviation. In his inimitable style, Gann brings you right into the cockpit, recounting both the triumphs and terrors of pilots who flew when flying was anything but routine.
Pfeifer - Hamilton
This enchanting book for children and adults, promotes a deeper understanding of the earth and our relationship with all the beings who inhabit it. The Old Turrtle.
Every Living Thing
Continuing the story of the veterinary practice in Darrowby in the Yorkshire Dales, this book contains the familiar characters of James Herriot and his family, Siegfried Farnon and his brother Tristan as well as Mrs Pumphrey and Tricki Woo.
Nora Roberts The Irish Born Trilogy (Penguin Classics)
More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
"Bemelmans' drawings have put an authentic Paris within the covers of this book. The rhymes in which the tale is told make it one that children will enjoy repeating."--The New York Times. Caldecott Honor Book; ALA Notable Children's Book. Full-color illustrations.
The Cruel Sea (Classics of Naval Literature)
Naval Institute Press
A maritime adventure originally published in 1951. Set in the Second World War, two ships and their crews of about a hundred and fifty men are involved in defending Atlantic convoys against impossible odds. In the CLASSICS OF NAVAL LITERATURE series.
Blueberries for Sal (Picture Puffins)
Caldecott Honor Book What happens when Sal and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub? A beloved classic is born! Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk! Sal and her mother a picking blueberries to can for the winter. But when Sal wanders to the other side of Blueberry Hill, she discovers a mama bear preparing for her own long winter. Meanwhile Sal's mother is being followed by a small bear with a big appetite for berries! Will each mother ...
Annie and the Wild Animals
Hodder Children's Books
Harper Collins Publishers
Halls of Fame: Essays
“John D’Agata is an alchemist who changes trash into purest gold.” —Guy Davenport, Harper’s John D’Agata journeys the endless corridors of America’s myriad halls of fame and faithfully reports on what he finds there. In a voice all his own, he brilliantly maps his terrain in lists, collage, and ludic narratives. With topics ranging from Martha Graham to the Flat Earth Society, from the brightest light in Vegas to the artist ...
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