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Up in the Old Hotel
Saloon-keepers and street preachers, gypsies and steel-walking Mohawks, a bearded lady and a 93-year-old “seafoodetarian” who believes his specialized diet will keep him alive for another two decades. These are among the people that Joseph Mitchell immortalized in his reportage for The New Yorker and in four books— McSorley's Wonderful Saloon , Old Mr. Flood , The Bottom of the Harbor , and Joe Gould's Secret —that are still ...
A Hummingbird in My House: The Story of Squeak
Anyone who has fallen under the spell of the hummingbird will treasure this lovable true story of a young ruby-throated hummingbird who becomes part of someone's household and life. 57 full-color photographs; 10 black-and-white drawings.
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything
‘A clever reworking of a classic story. The little old lady’s fearless attitude and her clever solution as to what to do with the lively shoes, pants, shirt and pumpkin head that are chasing her will enchant young audiences. With brilliantly colored, detailed folk art illustrations. A great purchase.’ —SLJ. Children's Choices for 1987 (IRA/CBC) Notable 1986 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC) Children's Books of ...
Random House AudioBooks, 2012
Wonder is the funny, sweet and incredibly moving story of Auggie Pullman. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, this shy, bright ten-year-old has been home-schooled by his parents for his whole life, in an attempt to protect him from the stares and cruelty of the outside world. Now, for the first time, Auggie is being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it. The thing is, Auggie's just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can ...
A Book of Prayer: 365 Prayers for Victorious Living (Christian Softcover Originals)
Walker Large Print
Author Stormie Omartian has inspired millions toward a deeper faith and prayer life through her bestselling books (more than 10 million copies in print) including the Power of a Praying series. In this beautifully bound Milano Softone edition of A Book of Prayer , Stormie shares a special selection of these prayers with those desiring closer communication with God. A Book of Prayer provides an entire year's worth of short, encouraging ...
The Success Principles: How to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be
The Principles Always Work If You Work the Principles Get ready to transform yourself for success. Jack Canfield, cocreator of the phenomenal bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, turns to the principles he's studied, taught, and lived for more than 30 years in this practical and inspiring guide that will help any aspiring person get from where they are to where they want to be. The Success Principles™ will teach you how to ...
The Family of Man
Published For The Museum By MacO Magazine Corporation
Vintage photo exhibit book
Dragon of the Red Dawn (Magic Tree House # 37, A Merlin Mission)
Mary Pope Osborne
Random House Books for Young Readers
Merlin the Magician will not eat or sleep or speak to anyone in Camelot. What can be done? The enchantress Morgan knows who to ask for help: young Jack and Annie of Frog Creek, Pennsylvania! The brother-and-sister team quickly head off in the magic tree house on another magical and historical adventure. Their mission: discover one of the four secrets of happiness. Their journey: to a land of fierce samurai and great beauty, the capital city of ...
Amazing Machines Terrific Trains
Macmillan Children's Books
From aeroplanes to fire engines, the internationally bestselling AMAZING MACHINES series is the perfect way for preschoolers to learn about all sorts of different machines and things that go! Every book introduces a new vehicle and features a zippy rhyming text, bright, colourful artwork, and the same friendly animal characters each time. There's even a helpful picture glossary at the end to help recap any new words and technical terms. TERRIFIC ...
Zin Zin Zin!: A Violin
The Caldecott Honor book, now in paperback! With mournful moan and silken tone, itself alone comes ONE TROMBONE... Then a trumpet joins in to become a duet; add a French horn and voila! you have a trio -- and on it goes until an entire orchestra is assembled on stage. Lloyd Moss's iresistible rhymes and Marjorie Pricemans's energetic illustrations make beautiful music together -- a masterpiece that is the perfect introduction to ...
I Love My New Toy! (An Elephant and Piggie Book)
Hyperion Book CH
Mo Willems continues his best-selling Elephant and Piggie first reader series. The books feature two lovable and funny characters: an optimistic (and sometimes reckless) pig and a cautious, pessimistic elephant. Children who sat on their parents' laps to have Pigeon read to them will eagerly take the plunge with these books to start reading on their own. Each book has been vetted by an early learning specialist. These sweet and ...
Real Ponies Don't Go Oink!
Recorded Books, 2009
You don't have to be a hunter or camper to enjoy this collection of hilarious stories by a writer who is often compared to Mark Twain and Garrison Keillor. In fact, the charm of Patrick F. McManus' work is that it provides plenty of reasons for staying indoors, surrounded by friendly appliances. You'll laugh aloud as McManus and his friends, including Rancid and Crazy Eddie, venture into the great outdoors to face formidable foes like truck ...
Unexpectedly Eighty: And Other Adaptations
Judith Viorst returns with more poems in her “Decades” poetry series detailing the highs and lows of being an octogenarian. Continuing the comedic insight from I’m Too Young to be Seventy , these verses of memories and advice from eighty years of love, marriage, and grandchildren are sure to bring laughs. What does it mean to be eighty? In her wise and playful poems, Judith Viorst discusses love, friendship, grand parenthood, and all the ...
Steve Goodman: Facing the Music
Book by Eals, Clay
Impress for Less! (finally...terrific recipes from the finest restaurants that you can really make at home)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
How would you like to serve up five-star restaurant food at your next dinner party? QVC personality Hope Fox makes it possible with this one-of-a-kind cookbook, which shares amazing recipes from 100 top restaurants across the country—ten each from ten top food cities. Best of all, Fox has streamlined and simplified all of the recipes so you can easily prepare them in your own kitchen, using basic equipment and supermarket ingredients. The book ...
It's raining pigs & noodles: Poems
It's raining pigs and noodles, it's pouring frogs and hats, chrysanthemums and poodles, bananas, brooms, and cats. Assorted prunes and parrots are dropping from the sky, here comes a bunch of carrots, some hippopotami. The master of mischievous rhyme, Jack Prelutsky, and his partner in crime, James Stevenson, have whipped up a storm of more than one hundred hilarious poems and zany drawings. Grab your umbrella—and make sure it's a big one!
Loving without Spoiling : And 100 Other Timeless Tips for Raising Terrific Kids
One of the nation's most influential parenting authorities shares her winning tips for raising great kids Raising well-behaved, considerate children requires learning how to balance firm discipline with equal doses of love and humor. In Loving Without Spoiling , Nancy Samalin, M.S., internationally known parent educator and author of the bestselling Loving Your Child Is Not Enough , provides you with immediate answers to your childrearing ...
Eighteen, No Time to Waste
18, No Time to Waste is the true story of Kathi, a vivacious teen-ager. The fall after her high school graduation, Kathi was returning home from a church youth camp with 3 other teenagers when they were involved in an auto accident killing 3 of the teenagers, of them, including Kathi. Kathi's story tells of mother-daughter conflicts and how they were resolved before she died. As a committed Christian, Kathi influenced many lives through her life ...
Leo the Lop (Serendipity)
Price Stern Sloan
Leo the rabbit whose ears are different from all the other rabbits learns that "normal is whatever you are."
Cold, hard evidence—a prosecutor's dream, a defense attorney's nightmare Criminal defense lawyer Jackie Flowers got what she wished for...a high-profile murder case. While defending entrepreneur Aaron Best in the grisly slaying of a millionaire's trophy wife, Jackie turns FBI profiling upside down and uncovers a string of killings that could either free or hang her client. But Jackie has one big secret of her own—and it might make her the ...
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