books about: sidewalk
Sidewalk Story (Puffin story books)
Sharon Bell Mathis
When her best friend's family is evicted from their apartment, a nine-year-old black girl decides to do something about the situation.
Where the Sidewalk Ends 30th Anniversary Edition: Poems and Drawings
If you are a dreamer, come in, If you are a dreamer, A wisher, a liar, A hope-er, a pray-er, A magic bean buyer . . . Come in . . . for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. You'll meet a boy who turns into a TV set, and a girl who eats a whale. The Unicorn and the Bloath live there, and so does Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout who will not take the garbage out. It is a place where you wash your shadow and plant ...
There's a Hole in My Sidewalk: The Romance of Self-Discovery
Atria Books/Beyond Words
The thirty-fifth anniversary edition of a classic! This well-loved guide to self-discovery contains more than 100 touching poems to encourage a more authentic and fulfilling life, as well as including the often-quoted poem “An Autobiography in Five Short Chapters.” Insightful, humorous, touching, and inspiring are just a few words used to describe this well-loved collection of poems and truisms by the late Portia Nelson. Designed to inspire ...
Where The Sidewalk Ends - The Poems And Drawings Of Shel Silverstein
Harper & Row
no highlighting. some shelf wear. 1974 copyright name on inside page GAR
Sidewalk Canvas: Chalk Pavement Art at Your Feet
Fox Chapel Publishing
In cities and towns throughout the world you may see an area of sidewalk decorated with chalk or pastels. This art form originated in Italy during the 16th century, with vagabond artists who painted religious pictures directly on the paved public squares, using chalk and charcoal. Thanks to the International Street Painting Festival in Grazie di Curtatone in Northern Italy, the art form has been revitalized, and festivals such as Absolut ...
Chinaberry Sidewalks (Vintage)
In a tender and uproarious memoir, singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell reveals the good, the bad, and the ugly of a dirt-poor southeast Texas boyhood. The only child of a hard-drinking father and a holy-roller mother, acclaimed musician Rodney Crowell was no stranger to bombast. But despite a home life always threatening to burst into violence, Rodney fiercely loved his mother and idolized his blustering father, a frustrated musician who took ...
Sidewalks in the Kingdom: New Urbanism and the Christian Faith (The Christian Practice of Everyday Life)
Eric O. Jacobsen
Eugene H. Peterson
Christians often talk about claiming our cities for Christ and the need to address urban concerns. But according to Eric Jacobsen, this discussion has remained far too abstract. Sidewalks in the Kingdom challenges Christians to gain an informed vision for the physical layout and structure of the city. Jacobsen emphasizes the need to preserve the nourishing characteristics of traditional city life, including shared public spaces, thriving ...
"This delightful book will fascinate children and help them to see their world with new eyes." -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review) Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls! Step right up and witness an astounding assemblage of tightrope walkers, strong men, sword swallowers, and clowns. The Garibaldi Circus is coming soon, but for those with clear eyes, the performers may already be in the ring. So get ready to sharpen your vision and look ...
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
An exceptional ethnography marked by clarity and candor, Sidewalk takes us into the socio-cultural environment of those who, though often seen as threatening or unseemly, work day after day on “the blocks” of one of New York’s most diverse neighborhoods. Sociologist Duneier, author of Slim’s Table , offers an accessible and compelling group portrait of several poor black men who make their livelihoods on the sidewalks of Greenwich ...
The Sidewalk Artist: A Novel
St. Martin's Griffin
Tulia Rose has left New York for Europe, looking for inspiration for her next novel. She didn’t expect to discover romance, but after meeting a mysterious sidewalk artist on the streets of Paris, she finds herself falling headfirst in love with a man she barely knows. Her research---and her affair---take her through the great art capitals of the Renaissance, and her novel begins to take shape. It will tell the story of the painter ...
Pigeon Weather Press, 2009
Beauregaard Sweet became invisible, but his troubles began when he suddenly reappeared. Now everybody wants something from him. Manny the mechanic wants his wife. Sharad LeMaster wants his secret. Emma Biggs wants another shot at the TV news, the leaders of the Four Tribes want to send him back to wherever it was he’d gone, and all he wants to do is eat some donuts and watch reality TV
The Sidewalk Companion to Santa Cruz Architecture
John Leighton Chase
The Museum of Art & History
This thirty year old classic has been thoroughly revised and updated, reflecting the changes the years (and the Loma Prieta earthquake) have wrought. With more than 480 individual entries (covering both present and demolished structures), nearly 200 photographs, biographies of local architects, a supplemental list of buildings, an extensive bibliography, an index of street addresses, and an extensive and carefully researched main index, the ...
"Sims' pencil drawings...capture the energy and chaos of the playground. Kids, teachers, and parents...will enjoy having a wide range of games and short clear directions in one volume."-- Booklist From Freeze Tag to Double Dutch, this bright and lively companion to Sidewalk Chalk presents some of the best traditional street and sidewalk activities ever. For every game, you'll find out how many people can play, along with instructions, ...
The Poems and Drawings of Shel Silverstein Box Set (Where the Sidewalk Ends / A Light in the Attic / Falling ...
Harpercollins Childrens Books
This box set includes three classics by Shel Silverstein: "Where the Sidewalk Ends," "A Light in the Attic ," and "Falling Up."
A Hole in the Sidewalk: The Recovering Person's Guide to Relapse Prevention
The journey along the road to recovery may be a glorious and fulfilling adventure, but there are dangers and pitfalls along the way. The person recovering from any addiction needs to be aware of the hazards that lead to relapse. A Hole in the Sidewalk points out ways to avoid the holes; as one travels the path of recovery. Each section offers additional tools for recovery. The more tools one gathers and uses, the more recovery will be ...
Sidewalk Flower (A Sin Pointe Novel)
Evernight Publishing, 2013
A jaded young woman sets out on an intense road trip home to deal with her past when she is asked to allow a relative stranger to tag along. But she’s seen too many good guys succumb to the harsh realities of her supposed privileged life in the music business and intends on keeping her distance. When she picks up Lucky, the southern gentleman cousin of her selfish best friend, she has absolutely no idea of how to accept a perfectly good ...
Painting the Sidewalk with Water: Talks and Dialogs About Nonduality
These lively talks and dialogs are about seeing through the illusion of separation and waking up to the boundless wholeness that is all there is. Joan's approach is open and explorative, questioning all attempts to conceptually grasp and frame the movement of life. She talks about seeing through the stories and beliefs that create our human suffering and waking up to the simplicity of what is. This book beautifully dissolves the apparent ...
Cracks in the Sidewalk
Bent Pine Publishing, 2011
From the Bestselling Author of Spare Change, comes a powerful story that is a heart-wrenching reminder of how fragile relationships can be. Cracks in the Sidewalk is based on a true story. Claire McDermott is a wife, a mother, a grandmother... Her only daughter is gravely ill... Her son-in-law is resentful and angry... Her grandchildren are missing... FPA President's Book Award Gold Medal and Winner of the Royal Palm ...
Sidewalks: Conflict and Negotiation over Public Space (Urban and Industrial Environments)
The MIT Press
Urban sidewalks, critical but undervalued public spaces, have been sites for political demonstrations and urban greening, promenades for the wealthy and the well-dressed, and shelterless shelters for the homeless. On sidewalks, decade after decade, urbanites have socialized, paraded, and played, sold their wares, and observed city life. These many uses often overlap and conflict, and urban residents and planners try to include some and exclude ...
A Light in the Attic Special Edition
Last night, while I lay thinking here, Some Whatifs crawled inside my ear And pranced and partied all night long And sang their same old Whatif song: Whatif I flunk that test? Whatif green hair grows on my chest? Whatif nobody likes me? Whatif a bolt of lightning strikes me? . . . Here in the attic of Shel Silverstein you will find Backward Bill, Sour Face Ann, the Meehoo With an Exactlywatt, and the Polar Bear in the Frigidaire. You will talk ...
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