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Stone Painting for Kids

Author : ,

ISBN10 : 048682747X

Publisher : Courier Dover Publications

Number of Pages : 96

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

Viewed : 342


Book Summary: Fun-to-follow instructions for simple projects are accompanied by full-color illustrations. Patterns include geometric designs, plants, animals, numbers, and letters plus directions for stone games such as tic-tac-toe, chess, and dominoes.

A Pebble for Your Thoughts

Author : Megan Murphy

ISBN10 : 1633539512

Publisher : Mango Media Inc.

Number of Pages : 156

Category : Self-Help

Viewed : 912


Book Summary: #1 New Release in Rocks & Minerals - Kindness Rocks as seen on the Today show Fans of The Kindness Challenge and the Chicken Soup For The Soul books will love A Pebble for Your Thoughts. A rock for each kindness. It all started with a single stone on a beach in Cape Cod and now spans the globe. The Kindness Rocks Project, founded by Megan Murphy, is based on the profound truth that one kind message at the right moment can change someone’s day, their outlook, and their whole life. The project has become an international grassroots movement! The messages on these thoughtful pebbles take many forms: gratitude, affirmations, encouragement, offers of hope, all signposts along the way for someone to find at exactly the right time. Kindness matters. Now more than ever, people are longing for kindness and connection. During these uncertain times, daily news reports focus on disturbing events of terrorism, gun violence, senseless murders and political bickering. We are bombarded with images that evoke fear and hostility. A Pebble for Your Thoughts provides a positive counteraction to all this negativity. Learn to be kinder to yourself and others. Sometimes, all it takes is just one simple positive message to change your perspective and that is what this book aims to do. Through visual photos of inspirational Kindness rocks, readers can connect the meaning of the rock to their life situations or circumstances. Instructions on how to create your own rock are also included. What people will learn from this book: How to cultivate compassion and connection How to grow through hard times Affirmations to boost self-esteem and offer hope in hard times How one act of kindness can change a life A completely unique kind of art therapy for healing and helping The power of kindness in one small pebble

Rock Art Handbook

Author : Samantha Sarles

ISBN10 : 1607655209

Publisher : Fox Chapel Publishing

Number of Pages : 250

Category : Crafts & Hobbies

Viewed : 1507


Book Summary: Discover all of the best techniques for creating amazing rock art! Brush painting isn’t the only way to decorate a rock. Almost anything you do on paper or canvas, you can do on a rock. Rock Art Handbook will show you how, with more than 30 step-by-step tutorials featuring dot painting, marbling, embellishments, and much more. It’s the perfect opportunity to use your favorite craft supplies, from nail polish to puff paint to gelly roll pens, or to try something new. There are plenty of kid-friendly options—like chalk, washi tape, and glitter glue—too. And what do you do with the rocks when they’re finished? Author Samantha Sarles, who blogs at, has plenty of ideas!

Stick and Stone

Author : Beth Ferry

ISBN10 : 0544657454

Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Number of Pages : 48

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 493


Book Summary: When Stick rescues Stone from a prickly situation with a Pinecone, the pair becomes fast friends. But when Stick gets stuck, can Stone return the favor? Author Beth Ferry makes a memorable debut with a warm, rhyming text that includes a subtle anti-bullying message even the youngest reader will understand. New York Times bestselling illustrator Tom Lichtenheld imbues Stick and Stone with energy, emotion, and personality to spare. In this funny story about kindness and friendship, Stick and Stone join George and Martha, Frog and Toad, and Elephant and Piggie, as some of the best friend duos in children’s literature.

The Art of Stone Painting

Author : F. Sehnaz Bac

ISBN10 : 0486818705

Publisher : Courier Dover Publications

Number of Pages : 96

Category : Crafts & Hobbies

Viewed : 955


Book Summary: Transform ordinary stones into colorful works of art. Full-color illustrations accompany step-by-step instructions for creating 30 different themes: trees, flowers, animals, mandalas, geometric patterns, marine and holiday motifs, more.

Stone Fox

Author : John Reynolds Gardiner

ISBN10 : 9780062009661

Publisher : Harper Collins

Number of Pages : 96

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 1278


Book Summary: John Reynolds Gardiner's classic action-packed adventure story about a thrilling dogsled race has captivated readers for more than thirty years. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It’s a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom. Based on a Rocky Mountain legend, Stone Fox tells the story of Little Willy, who lives with his grandfather in Wyoming. When Grandfather falls ill, he is no longer able to work the farm, which is in danger of foreclosure. Little Willy is determined to win the National Dogsled Race—the prize money would save the farm and his grandfather. But he isn't the only one who desperately wants to win. Willy and his brave dog Searchlight must face off against experienced racers, including a Native American man named Stone Fox, who has never lost a race. Exciting and heartwarming, this novel has sold millions of copies and was named a New York Times Outstanding Children's Book.

A Year of Prayers

Author : Jack Bartlett

ISBN10 : 1610973372

Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers

Number of Pages : 226

Category : Religion

Viewed : 1990


Book Summary: The 365 poems in this collection, one for every day of the year, are a journey through prayer. The objective of the poems is to serve as an accompaniment to prayer, silently, in the form of a verse. The initial inspiration of these writings was from the Psalms, but there is referenced material throughout the Scriptures, as well as events that occurred in history and in the author's daily life. With only a few exceptions, the prayer/poems are not date specific, denomination specific, or even specific to the author only, but to everyone. The poems speak of subjects such as faith, death, nature, freedom, love, beauty, and history. Each poem is intended to be able to stand on its own, independent of the others. These poems are unique in that they are prayers first, poems second, and could be considered daily devotions, spiritual meditations, or as a resource for pastors of all Christian denominations. They are written so that they could also be "crossover" poetry, and could be attractive to secular tastes as well. The monumental task of writing this many poems brought the author's attention to prayer itself, and to the nature of artistic expression, which cannot be forced, but must come of its own. The succeeding "visitations" of the ideas or inspirations gave reason to believe that, not surprisingly, the author had help from the very ONE being written to, and about.

Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble

Author : Nora Ephron

ISBN10 : 0345804732

Publisher : Vintage

Number of Pages : 256

Category : Humor

Viewed : 1030


Book Summary: Two classic collections of Nora Ephron’s uproarious essays—tackling everything from feminism to the media, from politics to beauty products, with her inimitable charm and distinctive wit—now available in one book for the first time. This edition brings together some of Ephron’s most famous writing on a generation of women (and men) who helped shape the way we live now, and on events ranging from the Watergate scandal to the Pillsbury Bake-Off. In these sharp, hilariously entertaining, and vividly observed pieces, Ephron illuminates an era with wicked honesty and insight. From the famous “A Few Words About Breasts” to important pieces on her time working for the New York Post and Gourmet Magazine, these essays show Ephron at her very best.

Stepping Stones

Author : Tommy Rhys Andrews

ISBN10 : 154348624X

Publisher : Xlibris Corporation

Number of Pages : 170

Category : Poetry

Viewed : 1255


Book Summary: I have been writing poetry for the largest part of my life. In my work, I have included many different possible life-like situations through the use of imagination, truth, and creativity. If you enjoy reading about life, happiness, disaster, and questionable debatable topics whilst asking questions along the way during your journeys in and out of fantasy and reality, then youll enjoy this book. This is the second book in the series created for your entertainment. God bless and enjoy the words within.

Land of Stone

Author : Karen Chase

ISBN10 : 9780814335604

Publisher : Wayne State University Press

Number of Pages : 200

Category : Medical

Viewed : 651


Book Summary: For more than a decade, Karen Chase taught poetry writing to severely incapacitated patients at a large psychiatric hospital outside of New York City. During that time, she began working with Ben, a handsome, formerly popular and athletic young man who had given up speaking and had withdrawn from social interaction. Meeting on the locked ward every week for two years, Chase and Ben passed a pad of paper back and forth, taking turns writing one line of poetry each, ultimately producing 180 poems that responded to, diverged from, and built on each other’s words. Land of Stone is Chase’s account of writing with Ben, an experience that was deeply transformative for both poet and patient. In Chase’s engrossing narrative, readers will find inspiration in the power of writing to change and heal, as well as a compelling firsthand look at the relationship between poet and patient. As she tells of Ben’s struggle to come out of silence, Chase also recounts the issues in her own life that she confronts by writing with Ben, including her mother’s recent death and a childhood struggle with polio. Also, since poetry writing seems to reach Ben in a way that his clinical therapy cannot, Chase describes and analyzes Ben’s writing in detail to investigate the changes that appeared to be taking place in him as their work progressed. A separate section presents twenty-two poems that Chase wrote with Ben, selected to show his linguistic development over time, and a final section offers Chase’s thoughtful reflections on the creative process. Land of Stone will provide honest and valuable insight to psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, alternative therapists, and other mental health practitioners, and will also surely be of interest to creative writers, teachers, linguists, and anyone looking to explore the connections between language and healing.

Sticks, Stones and a Broken Heart

Author : Kevon Brown

ISBN10 : 1483671763

Publisher : Xlibris Corporation

Number of Pages : 211

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 646


Book Summary: Struggling to find his place in a new town after tragedy intersects with his once peaceful existence, Daniel must navigate friendship, obsession and finding himself before an interaction changes his life forever.

Scribble Shots

Author : Alicia Jaye Phillips

ISBN10 : 1449792200

Publisher : WestBow Press

Number of Pages : 88

Category : Photography

Viewed : 433


Book Summary: Journey with me into picturesque poems, riddled with truth, and ponder the possibilities. Experience God’s mysteries of past, present, and future, and the unknown through my eyes.

House of Stone: A Novel

Author : Novuyo Rosa Tshuma

ISBN10 : 0393635430

Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

Number of Pages : 400

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1734


Book Summary: Pulsing with wit, seduction, and dark humor, House of Stone is a masterful debut that explores the creative—and often destructive—act of history-making. In the chronic turmoil of modern Zimbabwe, Abednego and Agnes Mlambo’s teenage son, Bukhosi, has gone missing, and the Mlambos fear the worst. Their enigmatic lodger, Zamani, seems to be their last, best hope for finding him. Since Bukhosi’s disappearance, Zamani has been preternaturally helpful: hanging missing posters in downtown Bulawayo, handing out fliers to passersby, and joining in family prayer vigils with the flamboyant Reverend Pastor from Agnes’s Blessed Anointings church. It’s almost like Zamani is part of the family… But almost isn’t nearly enough for Zamani. He ingratiates himself with Agnes and feeds alcoholic Abednego’s addiction, desperate to extract their life stories and steep himself in borrowed family history, as keenly aware as any colonialist or power-mad despot that the one who controls the narrative inherits the future. As Abednego wrestles with the ghosts of his past and Agnes seeks solace in a deep-rooted love, their histories converge and each must confront the past to find their place in a new Zimbabwe. Pulsing with wit, seduction, and dark humor, House of Stone is a sweeping epic that spans the fall of Rhodesia through Zimbabwe’s turbulent beginnings, exploring the persistence of the oppressed in a young nation seeking an identity, but built on forgetting.

Scribble Thoughts : English poetry


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Publisher : N.A.S.Suresh Krishna

Number of Pages : 63

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

Viewed : 1374


Book Summary: Hello readers, myself I'm N A S Suresh Krishna I'm the author of this book I need to thank you for showing interest to read my book. Scribble Thoughts was not in written in single day yes it took two years to complete this book. Usually I write for myself on life events which I feel so much happy nor sad I use to write as poem, qoutes in English or Tamil. I hope you would love scribble Thoughts, read the book and enjoy.

Little Stones

Author : Elizabeth Kuiper

ISBN10 : 0702263532

Publisher : Univ. of Queensland Press

Number of Pages : 272

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 948


Book Summary: Hannah lives in Zimbabwe during the reign of Robert Mugabe; it's a country of petrol queues and power cuts, food shortages and government corruption. Yet Hannah is lucky. She can afford to go to school, has never had to skip a meal, and lives in a big house with her mum and their Shona housekeeper. Hannah is wealthy, she is healthy, and she is white. But money can't always keep you safe. As the political situation becomes increasingly unstable and tensions within Hannah's family escalate, her sheltered life is threatened. She is forced to question all that she's taken for granted, including where she belongs.

Stepping Stones

Author : Maureen Lee

ISBN10 : 1409138844

Publisher : Orion

Number of Pages : 592

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 300


Book Summary: From 1930s Liverpool to London, then California and finally back to Liverpool, the powerful and compelling saga of one woman's turbulent life. Kitty O'Brien's husband is a drunken thug, and in order to feed her starving children, she sells her body on the Liverpool docks. Her daughter Lizzie is pregnant by her father and, still weak after her abortion, she kills him. Her mother takes the blame, but Lizzie cannot blot out the painful memories of her childhood. Eventually, with a failed marriage behind her, she finds fame, fortune and friendship in Hollywood - but happiness still escapes her. And so she returns to her roots, and it is her final marriage and its disastrous consequences that, at last, force her to face her past and find the happiness and peace of mind that have always eluded her.

Twelve Stones

Author : Barbara Carole

ISBN10 : 1441223789

Publisher : Baker Books

Number of Pages : 320

Category : Biography & Autobiography

Viewed : 1211


Book Summary: Twelve Stones is the story of Barbara Ilaynia, a secular Jew who worships Art and Romance, who tries to unravel the meaning of existence and make every moment a masterpiece. She lives and loves with passion, though not always with wisdom, in Parisian garrets and in Moroccan villages, in the light of Southern France and in sunny California. While embracing the drama of life and inhaling the fragrance of flowers along her path, her search is sometimes misguided by intensity and misled by intellectualism. At the zenith of her quest, Barbara discovers something even more meaningful than truth: She encounters the Source of love. Her life-changing confrontation with God transforms a strong willed, sensual, tough-minded individualist . . . and then her real journey begins. This book is Barbara's altar of remembrance, built from the stones she has pocketed along her winding path. She builds this altar to honor the God of miracles.

The Derelict

Author : Anthony L. Williams

ISBN10 : 0595725406

Publisher : iUniverse

Number of Pages : 720

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1815


Book Summary: The Derelict is a space saga centering on a stellar skirmish and a meeting with an unseen menace known to be heading for the Milky Way Galaxy. United States Naval Battle Group One intercepts this strange contact miles beyond the galaxy and finds an immense, creeping derelict spaceship billions of years old. It is not until they board this dangerous, burned-out hulk that they discover they are trapped there by murderous diabolical forces.

Stones for Bread

Author : Christa Parrish

ISBN10 : 1401689027

Publisher : Thomas Nelson

Number of Pages : 336

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 660


Book Summary: A solitary artisan. A legacy of bread-baking. And one secret that could collapse her entire identity. Liesl McNamara’s life can be described in one word: bread. From her earliest memory, her mother and grandmother passed down the mystery of baking and the importance of this deceptively simple food. And now, as the owner of Wild Rise bake house, Liesl spends every day up to her elbows in dough, nourishing and perfecting her craft. But the simple life she has cultivated is becoming quite complicated. Her head baker brings his troubled grandson into the bakeshop as an apprentice. Her waitress submits Liesl’s recipes to a popular cable cooking show. And the man who delivers her flour—a single father with strange culinary habits—seems determined to win Liesl’s affection. When Wild Rise is featured on television, her quiet existence appears a thing of the past. And then a phone call from a woman claiming to be her half-sister forces Liesl to confront long-hidden secrets in her family’s past. With her precious heritage crumbling around her, the baker must make a choice: allow herself to be buried in detachment and remorse, or take a leap of faith into a new life. Filled with both spiritual and literal nourishment, Stones for Bread provides a feast for the senses from award-winning author Christa Parrish. "A quietly beautiful tale about learning how to accept the past and how to let go of the parts that tie you down." —RT Book Reviews, 4.5 stars, TOP PICK!