Paintings From The Cave

Author: Gary Paulsen
Publisher: Ember
ISBN: 055349466X
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Explores how children can survive the most difficult circumstances through art and the love of dogs.

Nightjohn

Author: Gary Paulsen
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
ISBN: 0307804224
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"To know things, for us to know things, is bad for them. We get to wanting and when we get to wanting it's bad for them. They thinks we want what they got . . . . That's why they don't want us reading." -- Nightjohn "I didn't know what letters was, not what they meant, but I thought it might be something I wanted to know. To learn."--Sarny Sarny, a female slave at the Waller plantation, first sees Nightjohn when he is brought there with a rope around his neck, his body covered in scars. He had escaped north to freedom, but he came back--came back to teach reading. Knowing that the penalty for reading is dismemberment Nightjohn still retumed to slavery to teach others how to read. And twelve-year-old Sarny is willing to take the risk to learn. Set in the 1850s, Gary Paulsen's groundbreaking new novel is unlike anything else the award-winning author has written. It is a meticulously researched, historically accurate, and artistically crafted portrayal of a grim time in our nation's past, brought to light through the personal history of two unforgettable characters. From the Hardcover edition.

The River

Author: Gary Paulsen
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0385303882
Size: 24.78 MB
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Because of his success surviving alone in the wilderness for fifty-four days, fifteen-year-old Brian, profoundly changed by his time in the wild, is asked to undergo a similar experience to help scientists learn more about the psychology of survival.

The Haymeadow

Author: Gary Paulsen
Publisher: Yearling Books
ISBN: 0440409233
Size: 35.36 MB
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Fourteen-year-old John comes of age and gains self-reliance during the summer he spends up in the Wyoming mountains tending his father's herd of sheep.

Trail Running Bend And Central Oregon

Author: Lucas Alberg
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 089997824X
Size: 55.93 MB
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Trail Running Bend and Central Oregon is an extensive guide to the best trail running in one of the country's top outdoor destinations. Author and trail runner Lucas Alberg provides detailed descriptions of the area's best loop runs, including several new trails added within recent years. From classic high desert runs to the east in the Badlands, to mountain escapes and high alpine scenery to the west in the Cascades, the guide highlights the unique and diverse geography that Central Oregon has to offer. Unlike other guidebooks, Trail Running Bend and Central Oregon is organized by season, so runners can know when to hit the right trails at the right times throughout the year. The 50 routes described in the book are all located within 65 miles of Bend, which means that trail runners will spend more time doing what they love to do, instead of spending time behind the windshield in anticipation.

Cincinnati Magazine

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Cincinnati Magazine taps into the DNA of the city, exploring shopping, dining, living, and culture and giving readers a ringside seat on the issues shaping the region.

Cheap Bastard S Guide To Portland Oregon

Author: Rachel Dresbeck
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762775785
Size: 27.62 MB
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Cheap Bastard's Guide to Portland, OR details endless free and inexpensive opportunities available in The City of Roses from theater, concerts, and museums to wine tastings, yoga classes, haircuts, and massages––for native and visiting cheapskates alike. Written in a fun, humorous tone, this unique guide offers sound advice on how to live the good life on the cheap!