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Tommy and the Wishing-Stone

Author : ,

ISBN10 : 0486320960

Publisher : Courier Corporation

Number of Pages : 240

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: In this wise woodland fable, a sulky boy experiences life from the point of view of several forest creatures. Includes Harrison Cady's charming drawings from the century-old original edition.

Stick and Stone

Author : Beth Ferry

ISBN10 : 0544657454

Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Number of Pages : 48

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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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 Scribble Squad in the Weird Wild West

Author : Donald "Scribe" Ross

ISBN10 : 1449484360

Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing

Number of Pages : 256

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: Best friends Rumpus, Tai, Phil, and Phlox are thrilled for the chance to make their first real mural, but when they fall into the world of their own epic painting, they suddenly have to face down the piranha-pistol-packing Wildhares, cattlefish stampedes, and buzzing battlebees of their own creation. Even if they survive, how will they ever find their way back home? Giddyup with the Scribble Squad as they ride into a very weird, very wild Old West! * With over a hundred full-color illustrations by nationally renowned street artist Donald "Scribe" Ross

Meditative Stone Art

Author : Maria Mercedes Trujillo Arango

ISBN10 : 0760366896

Publisher : Rock Point

Number of Pages : 128

Category : Crafts & Hobbies

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Book Summary: Alleviate stress, foster creativity, and commune with nature while creating beautiful art with Meditative Stone Art. Let artist Maria Mercedes Trujillo Arango guide you on a meditative art journey, for beginner and expert crafters alike, as she shares her unique and elegant designs for decorating stones. Meditative Stone Art includes 44 illustrated step-by-step projects—21 calming mandala designs and 23 nature-inspired designs, including: Single-color mandalas Multicolor mandalas Flowers Leaves Butterflies Moths Beetles Fish Chock-full of beautiful photography and easy-to-follow instructions to get your designs just right, along with drawing tutorials and information about gathering the perfect stones, tools and supplies, and art techniques, Meditative Stone Art will have you feeling inspired, focused, and relaxed in no time.

It's Kind of a Funny Story

Author : Ned Vizzini

ISBN10 : 1423141083

Publisher : Disney Electronic Content

Number of Pages : 448

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: Like many ambitious New York City teenagers, Craig Gilner sees entry into Manhattan's Executive Pre-Professional High School as the ticket to his future. Determined to succeed at life—which means getting into the right high school to get into the right college to get the right job—Craig studies night and day to ace the entrance exam, and does. That's when things start to get crazy. At his new school, Craig realizes that he isn't brilliant compared to the other kids; he's just average, and maybe not even that. He soon sees his once-perfect future crumbling away.

The Art of Stone Painting

Author : F. Sehnaz Bac

ISBN10 : 0486818705

Publisher : Courier Dover Publications

Number of Pages : 96

Category : Crafts & Hobbies

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Double Scribble

Author : Jake Maddox

ISBN10 : 1496537459

Publisher : Capstone

Number of Pages : 72

Category : ,

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Book Summary: Diego "Clutch" Rivera became the school's hero when he made the game-winning hook shot to take home last season's championship trophy. With the new season beginning, expectations are high that "Clutch" will lead the basketball team to another title. But when his trademark hook shot clanks off the rim, Diego's world crashes back to reality. He's stuck in a slump, and the only way to work out his problems is to draw out his thoughts and feelings in his sketchbook. Will Diego be able to get his head back in the game and help his team win another championship? Combining a high-stakes sports story with a dynamic full-color comic format, this Jake Maddox Graphic Novel is sure to be a win for young athletes and struggling readers alike.

Sticks, Stones and a Broken Heart

Author : Kevon Brown

ISBN10 : 1483671763

Publisher : Xlibris Corporation

Number of Pages : 211

Category : Fiction

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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.

House of Stone: A Novel

Author : Novuyo Rosa Tshuma

ISBN10 : 0393635430

Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

Number of Pages : 400

Category : Fiction

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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

Author : N A S SURESH KRISHNA

ISBN10 :

Publisher : N.A.S.Suresh Krishna

Number of Pages : 63

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Stones for Bread

Author : Christa Parrish

ISBN10 : 1401689027

Publisher : Thomas Nelson

Number of Pages : 336

Category : Fiction

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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!

Dining on Stones

Author : Iain Sinclair

ISBN10 : 0241965985

Publisher : Penguin UK

Number of Pages : 464

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Dining on Stones is Iain Sinclair's sharp, edgy mystery of London and its environs. Andrew Norton, poet, visionary and hack, is handed a mysterious package that sees him quit London and head out along the A13 on an as yet undefined quest. Holing up in a roadside hotel, unable to make sense of his search, he is haunted by ghosts: of the dead and the not-so dead; demanding wives and ex-wives; East End gangsters; even competing versions of himself. Shifting from Hackney to Hastings and all places in-between, while dissecting a man's fractured psyche piece by piece, Dining on Stones is a puzzle and a quest - for both writer and reader. 'Exhilarating, wonderfully funny, greatly unsettling - Sinclair on top form' Daily Telegraph 'Prose of almost incantatory power, cut with Chandleresque pithiness' Sunday Times 'Spectacular: the work of a man with the power to see things as they are, and magnify that vision with a clarity that is at once hallucinatory and forensic' Independent on Sunday Iain Sinclair is the author of Downriver (winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Encore Award); Landor's Tower; White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings; Lights Out for the Territory; Lud Heat; Rodinsky's Room (with Rachel Lichtenstein); Radon Daughters; London Orbital, Dining on Stones, Hackney, that Rose-Red Empire and Ghost Milk. He is also the editor of London: City of Disappearances.Andrew Norton, poet, visionary and hack, is handed a mysterious package that sees him quit London and head out along the A13 on an as yet undefined quest. Holing up in a roadside hotel, unable to make sense of his search, he is haunted by ghosts: of the dead and the not-so dead; demanding wives and ex-wives; East End gangsters; even competing versions of himself. Shifting from Hackney to Hastings and all places in-between, while dissecting a man's fractured psyche piece by piece, Dining on Stones is a puzzle and a quest - for both writer and reader. Praise for Iain Sinclair: 'A modern-day William Blake' Jacques Peretti, BBC Culture Show 'One of the finest writers alive' Alan Moore 'Eloquent chronicler of London's grunge and glory' Independent 'He writes with a fascinated, gleeful disgust, sees with neo-Blakean vision, listens with an ear tuned to the white noise of an asphalt soundtrack' The Times 'Sinclair is a genius . . . Sinclair is the poet of place' GQ 'Sinclair breathes wondrous life into monstrous, man-made landscapes' TLS 'Iain Sinclair is a reliably exhilarating writer' Telegraph 'He is incapable of writing a dull paragraph' Scotland on Sunday Iain Sinclair is the author of Downriver (winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Encore Award); Landor's Tower; White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings; Lights Out for the Territory; Lud Heat; Rodinsky's Room (with Rachel Lichtenstein); Radon Daughters; London Orbital, Ghost Milk, Dining on Stones and Hackney, that Rose-Red Empire. He is also the editor of London: City of Disappearances.