My Side Of The Mountain

Author: Jean Craighead George
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ISBN: 9781439516072
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Young Sam Gribley spends a winter alone in the Catskills by living off the land.

Hesus Joy Christ Discussion Of The Animation

Author: R David Foster
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0991785207
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The HESUS JOY CHRIST animation to date, bears this discussion of how christianity points to a balance of whole and part founded on marriage. After the 24th chapter of the Gospel of Matthew, the animation continues with the first four chapters of the Gospel of Matthew, and this book discusses how the animation illuminates these parts of the Gospel with reference to the animator's experience. The animation may be viewed at https: //sites.google.com/site/hesusjoychrist/home/hesus-joy-christ .

Understory

Author: Inga Simpson
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0733635970
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'a controlled and literate work that earns its emotional peaks' - Saturday Paper 'a delight' - The Australian A memoir about staying in one place, told through trees, by the award-winning author of MR WIGG, NEST and WHERE THE TREES WERE. "The understorey is where I live, alongside these plants and creatures. I tend the forest, stand at the foot of trees and look up, gather what has fallen." This is the story of a tree-change, of escaping suburban Brisbane for a cottage on ten acres in search of a quiet life. Of establishing a writers retreat shortly before the Global Financial Crisis hit, and of losing just about everything when it did. It is also the story of what the author found there: the beauty of nature and her own path as a writer. Understory is a memoir about staying in one place, told through trees, by the award-winning author of MR WIGG, NEST and WHERE THE TREES WERE. 'Something powerful ... takes hold of the reader and transports [you] to the forest floor in a kind of awe' - Sydney Morning Herald 'I love the way the reader gets lost in the trees and then lost in Inga's life and then lost in the trees again. Understory feels so rich and nourishing, as if the restorative power of the Australian bush is transmitted through her words.' - Richard Glover, bestselling author and radio presenter 'a fine addition to the genre of Australian nature writing' Books + Publishing

The Twenty One Balloons Puffin Modern Classics

Author: William Pene du Bois
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101007068
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A Newbery Medal Winner Professor William Waterman Sherman intends to fly across the Pacific Ocean. But through a twist of fate, he lands on Krakatoa, and discovers a world of unimaginable wealth, eccentric inhabitants, and incredible balloon inventions.Winner of the 1948 Newbery Medal, this classic fantasy-adventure is now available in a handsome new edition. "William Pene du Bois combines his rich imagination, scientific tastes, and brilliant artistry to tell astory that has no age limit."—The Horn Book From the Trade Paperback edition.

Homesick

Author: Jean Fritz
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101076781
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The accolades speak for themselves:"Fritz draws the readers into scenes from her youth in the turbulent China of the mid-twenties. One comes to appreciate the generous affection of her nurse/companion Lin Nai-Nai, the isolating distance in her mother's grief over losing a second child, the dynamics of a suffering population venting its hostility on foreigners, and most of all, the loneliness of a child's exile from a homeland she has imagined constantly but never seen....A remarkable blend of truth and storytelling." --Booklist, starred review"An insightful memory's-eye-view of her childhood...Young Jean is a strong character, and many of her reactions to people and events are timeless and universal." --School Library Journal, starred review"Told with an abundance of humor--sometimes wry, sometimes mischievous and irreverent--the story is vibrant with atmosphere, personalities, and a palpable sense of place." --The Horn Book"Every now and then a book comes along that makes me want to send a valentine to its author. Homesick is such a book....Pungent and delicious." --Katherine Paterson, The Washington Post

The Complete Home Learning Sourcebook

Author: Rebecca Rupp
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
ISBN: 9780609801093
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Lists all the resources needed to create a balanced curriculum for homeschooling--from preschool to high school level