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Corduroy

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Corduroy was first introduced to readers in 1968, and in the fifty years since, his adventures have never stopped. Corduroy has been on the department store shelf for a long time. Yet as soon as Lisa sees him, she knows that he’s the bear for her. Her mother, though, thinks he’s a little shopworn—he’s even missing a button! Still, Corduroy knows that with a bit of work he can tidy himself up and be just the bear for Lisa. And where better to start than with a nighttime adventure through the department store, searching for a new button! Celebrate 50 years of this irresistible childhood classic, a heartwarming story about a little bear and a little girl finding the friend they have always wanted in each other.

Corduroy Takes a Bow

Corduroy Takes a Bow Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Viola Davis
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ISBN: 0425291502
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Corduroy Takes a Bow by Viola Davis Summary

Celebrate 50 years of America's favorite teddy bear with a brand-new, classically illustrated picture book by Academy Award winner Viola Davis. When Lisa takes Corduroy to the theater for the very first time, it’s so magnificent and exciting that he just can’t help heading out on his own to explore. From the orchestra pit to the prop table to the dressing rooms, Corduroy sees it all. Could there be a place for Corduroy on stage, too? Fifty years after this lovable, inquisitive teddy bear was first introduced to readers, he’s now the star of the show. Author and Audiobook narrator Viola Davis uses her own experience as an Emmy, Tony, and Oscar Award-winning actress to imbue Corduroy’s adventure with all the magic of the stage. A beautifully illustrated tale with a classic feel, Corduroy Takes a Bow is sure to spark an interest in theater in children of any age.

A Pocket for Corduroy

A Pocket for Corduroy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Don Freeman
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A Pocket for Corduroy by Don Freeman Summary

This irresistible childhood classic is a delightful sequel to the original, well-loved tale Corduroy. This charming story takes readers into a multi-ethnic, urban neighborhood Laundromat, where Lisa's mother warns her to take everything out of her pockets before washing. Pockets! Corduroy doesn't have any pockets! The furry bear's search for a pocket of his own takes him on an adventure filled with the sights, sounds, smells and hazards of the Laundromat. As a result, Lisa and her beloved bear become separated as Corduroy ends up locked inside the Laundromat all night. And what do bears do all night in places like this? They ski in the soap flakes and nap in the baskets, of course! Fortunately, Lisa returns early the next morning to reclaim her tired little friend. Soon, Lisa is sewing Corduroy a pocket of his very own and again all is well in the life of Corduroy. "This merry tale gets added interest from...the setting, a multi-ethnic urban neighborhood, of cuddly Corduroy and his pal Lisa, a black child, and her attractive mother." — Publishers Weekly.

Grin and Bear It: The Wit & Wisdom of Corduroy

Grin and Bear It: The Wit & Wisdom of Corduroy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Don Freeman
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ISBN: 0451479963
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Grin and Bear It: The Wit & Wisdom of Corduroy by Don Freeman Summary

Adventurous, imaginative, and always optimistic, Corduroy offers up wit and wisdom that will bring a little bit of sunshine to readers of all ages. Never forget who you are--and never forget who loves you. There's always a good reason to party! You're never too grown-up for a teddy bear. There's lots more advice where that came from in Grin and Bear It, this adorable collection of wit and wisdom from America's favorite teddy bear, Corduroy. The book uses Don Freeman's signature scratchboard art from the four classic Corduroy books to illustrate comforting and universal life lessons like: "You're never too small to get where you need to go," and "Love what you see in the mirror." Charming and inspirational, this is the perfect gift for graduation, or any other occasion when you need a little confidence boost.

Corduroy Lost and Found

Corduroy Lost and Found Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Don Freeman,B.G. Hennessy
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ISBN: 1101654848
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Corduroy Lost and Found by Don Freeman,B.G. Hennessy Summary

A new adventure for a classic teddy bear! Corduroy the beloved bear slips out very early one morning to get a birthday present for Lisa. He spies what he thinks is a yellow balloon up in the sky, thinking that would be perfect for her. But when the sun rises, the balloon (really the full moon) disappears. And now Corduroy is lost. Lisa finds him, but not before Corduroy succeeds in getting just the right gift—a lollipop as yellow and round as the moon. Written in the whimsical style of Don Freeman and illustrated in the exact scratchboard technique he used to create Corduroy and A Pocket for Corduroy. 2018 is Corduroy’s 50th anniversary, making this the perfect time for a new Corduroy adventure!

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Sedaris
Editor: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0759511217
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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris Summary

David Sedaris plays in the snow with his sisters. He goes on vacation with his family. He gets a job selling drinks. He attends his brother's wedding. He mops his sister's floor. He gives directions to a lost traveler. He eats a hamburger. He has his blood sugar tested. It all sounds so normal, doesn't it? In his newest collection of essays, David Sedaris lifts the corner of ordinary life, revealing the absurdity teeming below its surface. His world is alive with obscure desires and hidden motives -- a world where forgiveness is automatic and an argument can be the highest form of love. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim is another unforgettable collection from one of the wittiest and most original writers at work today.

A Christmas Wish For Corduroy

A Christmas Wish For Corduroy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: B.G. Hennessy,Don Freeman
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A Christmas Wish For Corduroy by B.G. Hennessy,Don Freeman Summary

A classic holiday story about a teddy bear loved by children for 50 years. It’s almost Christmas and Corduroy sits on a department store shelf, wishing he could be a child’s holiday gift—but he’s a plain bear, and nobody seems to notice him. He sets out across the store to ask Santa Claus for help, but he can’t visit without wearing a special outfit! After stopping to try on hats, boots, and even baby clothes, Corduroy finally arrives at the North Pole. Can Santa help Corduroy find a new home in time for Christmas? With warm humor and classic art, A Christmas Wish for Corduroy takes readers back to the beginning and shows how Corduroy became the beloved bear we know today. This is a heartwarming story about the power of hope, perseverance, and friendship--an important addition to any Corduroy collection, and the perfect way to celebrate Corduroy's 50th anniversary.

Corduroy's Numbers

Corduroy's Numbers Pdf/ePub eBook Author: MaryJo Scott,Don Freeman
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ISBN: 0698181050
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Corduroy's Numbers by MaryJo Scott,Don Freeman Summary

Celebrate 50 years of one of the best-loved teddy bears with this rhyming concept book. One rowdy rooster cock-a-doodle-doos! Two friendly cows stretch and moo. Join Corduroy in counting on the farm, going from one rooster all the way through ten chicken eggs. With minimal text, bright illustrations, and a loveable character, this board book is perfect for even the youngest readers.

Corduroy

Corduroy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Adrian Bell
Editor: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571252931
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Corduroy by Adrian Bell Summary

Corduroy was first published in 1930. It was followed by Silver Ley in 1931 and The Cherry Tree in 1932. Together they form a trilogy that has been described as 'the classic account of a twentieth-century Englishman's conversion to rural life'. In Corduroy the author's experiences as a farm apprentice in Suffolk are described. The tone is affectionate, humourous and not in the least patronizing. At times there is an elegiac strain not dissimilar to Edward Thomas. The three books constitute a threnody for, what was then, a vanishing, pre-mechanized way, of farming and rural life.

Corduroy

Corduroy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Hannah Brodie
Editor: WestBow Press
ISBN: 149089005X
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Corduroy by Hannah Brodie Summary

Marriage takes hard work. Daily life can take its toll on even a successful marriage. And when one of the parties commits adultery, the effect on a marriage can be devastatingand final. But it does not have to be. Author Hannah Brodies Corduroy is the true story of love and faith bound together beneath Gods gaze. Young love, starry-eyed and rose-rimmed, turned sinister and dark when vows were shattered and trust broken. The promise of a married life of blissful togetherness was torn to shreds by a prolonged marital affair. Brodie tells the story of a young wife who just wouldnt let go, even when everything and everyone around her were shouting and telling her to get out. It is also the story of a nave and decent young man driven to breaking his solemn vows and his wifes heart through lust and deceit. Corduroy shows how a wife, through Christs eternal grace, continued to believe and trust God would restore her marriage, her husband, and her love, and how a man finally found redemption and grace. In Corduroy, you will learn infidelity does not have to mean the death of a marriage. Follow a couple who made their way out of the deepest valley and found a renewed passion and love through Christ. It takes work, but you can find this renewal through Christ as well.

Corduroy's Hike

Corduroy's Hike Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Don Freeman,Alison Inches
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0593095510
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Corduroy's Hike by Don Freeman,Alison Inches Summary

Corduroy was first introduced to readers by Don Freeman in 1968 and has become a contemporary classic. Now everybody's favorite department store bear comes to you in a brand new series aimed at beginning readers. In Corduroy's Hike, Lisa is going on a hike and Corduroy decides that he would like to go too. But then Corduroy falls out of her backpack. Can he find Lisa before she goes home?

Corduroy's Garden

Corduroy's Garden Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Don Freeman,Alison Inches
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ISBN: 0593095537
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Corduroy's Garden by Don Freeman,Alison Inches Summary

In Corduroy's Garden, Lisa leaves Corduroy to keep watch over her newly planted seeds. But when a puppy digs up the garden, it's up to Corduroy to save the day. Based on the popular characters created by Don Freeman, the Corduroy easy-to-read series is ideal for children just beginning to read on their own. The brief sentences, repetitive phrases, and important visual clues within the illustrations help readers along while keeping them entertained.

Corduroy's Colors

Corduroy's Colors Pdf/ePub eBook Author: MaryJo Scott,Don Freeman
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0698180976
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Corduroy's Colors by MaryJo Scott,Don Freeman Summary

Celebrate 50 years of Corduroy with this rhyming concept book. Blooms of orange and purple grow tall in summer sun. Corduroy in red boots time for garden fun! Join Corduroy in exploring all the colors of the garden, from a yellow butterfly to a green caterpillar to a gray bird. With minimal text, bright illustrations, and a loveable character, this board book is perfect for even the youngest readers.

Corduroy's Shapes

Corduroy's Shapes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: MaryJo Scott,Don Freeman
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ISBN: 0698181336
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Corduroy's Shapes by MaryJo Scott,Don Freeman Summary

A concept book starring the teddy bear loved by readers for 50 years. One square blanket Spread upon the ground. Birthday balloons, Colorful and round! Join Corduroy in exploring all the shapes at a picinic, from a circle cake to a diamond kite. With minimal text, bright illustrations, and a loveable character, this board book is perfect for even the youngest reader.

Corduroy's Seasons

Corduroy's Seasons Pdf/ePub eBook Author: MaryJo Scott,Don Freeman
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ISBN: 0698181301
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Corduroy's Seasons by MaryJo Scott,Don Freeman Summary

A concept book starring one of children's literature's best-loved teddy bears. Autumn leaves, Gold and red. Winter chill Is just ahead! Join Corduroy in having fun all year round, from cold winter snow to bright summer sunshine! With minimal text, bright illustrations, and a loveable character, this board book is perfect for even the youngest reader.

Corduroy's Numbers

Corduroy's Numbers Pdf/ePub eBook Author: MaryJo Scott,Don Freeman
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ISBN: 0698181050
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Corduroy's Numbers by MaryJo Scott,Don Freeman Summary

Celebrate 50 years of one of the best-loved teddy bears with this rhyming concept book. One rowdy rooster cock-a-doodle-doos! Two friendly cows stretch and moo. Join Corduroy in counting on the farm, going from one rooster all the way through ten chicken eggs. With minimal text, bright illustrations, and a loveable character, this board book is perfect for even the youngest readers.

Corduroy's Neighborhood

Corduroy's Neighborhood Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Don Freeman
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0593464281
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Corduroy's Neighborhood by Don Freeman Summary

Come meet all the helpers and heroes of the neighborhood on a tour with everyone's favorite bear, Corduroy! Corduroy has lots of friends around the neighborhood. He thanks the firefighters and the letter carrier, and stops by the library to say hello to his favorite friends. This board book is perfect for fans of Corduroy's other books, and for the littlest readers getting to know the people who keep their neighborhood moving.

Happy Halloween, Corduroy!

Happy Halloween, Corduroy! Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Don Freeman
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0593403940
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Happy Halloween, Corduroy! by Don Freeman Summary

Come celebrate Halloween with Corduroy in his new holiday board book! Corduroy is excited to celebrate Halloween. Join him as he carves pumpkins, makes candy apples, and dresses in his Halloween costume! This fun, festive story is the perfect gift for little hands. Great for autumn and the Halloween season, children and adults alike will love celebrating Halloween with one of our iconic characters.

Corduroy Mansions

Corduroy Mansions Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Editor: Knopf Canada
ISBN: 0307375250
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Corduroy Mansions by Alexander McCall Smith Summary

From the author of the global bestseller The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency comes a brand-new novel — the start of a new series — set in the heart of London. "Corduroy Mansions" is the affectionate nickname given to a genteelly crumbling mansion block in London's vibrant Pimlico. This is the home patch of — among others — a lovelorn literary agent, possibly the first ever nasty Liberal Democrat MP and Freddie de la Hay, an urbane terrier trained to be vegetarian and respectful of feline rights, and with the ability to fasten his own seatbelt. Sandy has delivered a whole new cast of incredible characters including, but not limited to: Berthea Snark, psychoanalyst and unwilling mother to Oedipus Snark (the nasty Lib Dem). William French, wine merchant living in Corduroy Mansions, and lover of wines of the Bordeaux region. Marcia Light, proprietrix of Marcia's Table with her sights set on William. Barbara Ragg, lover of Oedipus Snark — would like to marry him; would like to marry anybody. Loafers, wine merchants, vitamin evangelists and the occasional psychoanalyst pass each other on the stairs of this delightful metropolitan des res. With his trademark wit, charm and lightness of touch, Alexander McCall Smith introduces a colourful cast of characters, full of the life, laughter and humanity so beloved in his writing.

The Healer

The Healer Pdf/ePub eBook Author: The World Famous I.B. Corduroy
Editor: Page Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1662460783
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The Healer by The World Famous I.B. Corduroy Summary

Lenny Stewart was a paramedic in the rural Southern California town of La Pradera. He loved his job, he loved living in La Pradera, and he loved helping people. Little did he know that one day, while he was at work, Lenny would come across a mysterious young nine-year-old boy who would change his life forever.

Saving Justice

Saving Justice Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James Comey
Editor: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250799139
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Saving Justice by James Comey Summary

James Comey, former FBI Director and New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Loyalty, uses his long career in federal law enforcement to explore issues of justice and fairness in the US justice system. James Comey might best be known as the FBI director that Donald Trump fired in 2017, but he’s had a long, varied career in the law and justice system. He knows better than most just what a force for good the US justice system can be, and how far afield it has strayed during the Trump Presidency. In his much-anticipated follow-up to A Higher Loyalty, Comey uses anecdotes and lessons from his career to show how the federal justice system works. From prosecuting mobsters as an Assistant US Attorney in the Southern District of New York in the 1980s to grappling with the legalities of anti-terrorism work as the Deputy Attorney General in the early 2000s to, of course, his tumultuous stint as FBI director beginning in 2013, Comey shows just how essential it is to pursue the primacy of truth for federal law enforcement. Saving Justice is gracefully written and honestly told, a clarion call for a return to fairness and equity in the law.

Whirlwind

Whirlwind Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Niall Corduroy
Editor: Fonthill Media
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Whirlwind by Niall Corduroy Summary

Faster and better armed than the Spitfire, the Whirlwind was the RAF s response to a new generation of armoured German bombers which it expected to meet over England in 1940. A few months after its first flight, 1,000 Whirlwinds were ordered, but nine months later the RAF cancelled the entire programme. Just 114 were built, but they went on to have a distinguished three-year career from the uneasy months following the Battle of Britain to their final sorties against Hitler s V-weapon sites in France. Based on original research from military and corporate archives, this groundbreaking study throws new light on why the RAF had such high hopes for the Whirlwind, but was then prepared to cancel it. It exposes for the first time the political and corporate wrangling that surrounded the Whirlwind programme, while bringing a fresh perspective to the aircraft s valiant operational history, calling on German records and Ultra signals. Attacking railways, shipping, torpedo boats and airfields, often against fierce opposition, the Whirlwind squadrons flew with outstanding courage and determination, regarding themselves, justifiably, as a privileged elite within Fighter Command the fewest of the few . In its thorough research and captivating style, Whirlwind: Westland s Enigmatic Fighter is a fitting tribute to the designers, engineers and pilots who believed in the Whirlwind, and made it glorious.

A Conspiracy of Friends

A Conspiracy of Friends Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Editor: Knopf Canada
ISBN: 030736187X
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A Conspiracy of Friends by Alexander McCall Smith Summary

Alexander McCall Smith returns to Corduroy Mansions, the slightly dilapidated but beloved mansion block in London's hip Pimlico neighbourhood, for this 3rd instalment in his popular series. It seems the universe is conspiring against the residents of Corduroy Mansions, as everyone finds themselves struggling with their nearest and dearest. Oedipus Snark is a Member of Parliament so loathsome even his mother can't abide him. As a matter of fact, Berthea Snark is still working on her scathing biography of her son--already 210 pages long, and that just covers his lamentable childhood. Meanwhile, the business rivalry is heating up between literary agents Rupert Porter and Barbara Ragg, still hoping to get the manuscript for Autobiography of a Yeti; fine arts graduate Caroline Jarvis is blurring the fine line between friendship and romance; Eddie French has found a new, wealthy girlfriend; and his father, aspiring wine merchant William French, fears that he'll never get his Master of Wine certificate. Most importantly, William's faithful terrier, Freddie de la Hay--perhaps the only dog clever enough to have been recruited by MI6--disappears while on a mystery tour around the Suffolk countryside. Will Freddie find his way back to Pimlico? Is this the end of Corduroy Mansions? Readers will be captivated once again as McCall Smith's genius for storytelling and eye for the quirky details of modern life conspire to produce page after page of witty and entertaining episodes, and beautifully observed characters.

Uncle John's Fully Loaded 25th Anniversary Bathroom Reader

Uncle John's Fully Loaded 25th Anniversary Bathroom Reader Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 160710704X
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Uncle John's Fully Loaded 25th Anniversary Bathroom Reader by Bathroom Readers' Institute Summary

The Bathroom Reader turns 25! Uncle John is celebrating this historic milestone with his biggest all-new edition ever--more than 600 pages of absorbing material! 2012 ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Awards, Honorable Mention in Humor Category 2013 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Gold Winner in Humor "Fully Loaded" is putting it mildly. This behemoth of a book is overflowing with incredible stories, surprising facts, weird news, little-known origins, forgotten history, fun wordplay, and everything else that millions of loyal fans have come to expect from the world's best-selling bathroom reading series. As always, it's divided by length: quickies for the reader on the go, medium-sized articles for those with a few minutes to spare, and extra-long pieces for those truly leg-numbing experiences. Here are just a few of the hundreds of topics loaded into this edition of America's favorite "on the go" source of fascinating information: * Forgotten Firsts * Dumb Crooks: Stoner Edition * Bizarre Japanese Video Games * The Kamikaze Instruction Manual * Our Lady of the Little Green Men * The Worst Fire in American History * The World's Worst Business Decision * The New Years Eve Opossum Drop * Do Blondes Really Have More Fun? * Failed Doomsday Predictions * When Toilets Explode * And much, much more!

Mirror Teeth

Mirror Teeth Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nick Gill
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1849436606
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Mirror Teeth by Nick Gill Summary

"You might at least say thank you, Jenny. I’ve been out digging a hole for your boyfriend all night. Not to mention severing his legs. Have you ever severed a leg? It’s not as easy as it looks. Not with a blunt spade." Jane is a housewife. James sells guns. They live in one of the larger cities in Our Country and are both terrified of ethnic youths who might well be wearing hoods and carrying knives,or something. All is well in the Jones household, until their sexually frustrated eighteen-year-old daughter Jenny brings home her new boyfriend, Kwesi Abalo... A visceral, smart, brutally hilarious play about prejudice, arms dealing, and what it means to be English. Nominated for four Off West End Awards Best Director - Kate Wasserberg Best Female performance - Louise Collins Most Promising Playwright - Nick Gill Best New Play

Encounters With Archetypes

Encounters With Archetypes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tamra Stambaugh,Emily Mofield,Eric Fecht,Kim Knauss
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ISBN: 1000492621
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Encounters With Archetypes by Tamra Stambaugh,Emily Mofield,Eric Fecht,Kim Knauss Summary

Encounters With Archetypes integrates the study of archetypes with the concept of encounters. This unit, developed by Vanderbilt University's Programs for Talented Youth, is aligned to the Common Core State Standards and features accelerated content, creative products, differentiated tasks, engaging activities, and the use of in-depth analysis models to develop sophisticated skills in the language arts. Through the lens of encounter, students will examine the patterns, symbols, and motifs associated with common archetypes by analyzing fictional and informational texts, speeches, and visual media. Students will follow various archetype encounters with conflicts and challenges to explore questions such as “How do archetypes reflect the human experience?” and “How do archetypes reveal human strengths and weaknesses?" Ideal for gifted classrooms or gifted pull-out groups, the unit features texts from Sandra Cisneros, Louis Untermeyer, Rudyard Kipling, Emily Dickinson, and Maya Angelou; biographies of Oprah Winfrey, Mother Teresa, Jackie Robinson, Sally Ride, and Lin-Manuel Miranda; a speech from President Ronald Reagan; a novel study featuring Wonder by R. J. Palacio and/or Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan; and art from Pieter Bruegel. Grades 4-5

Microstructures of Irradiated Materials

Microstructures of Irradiated Materials Pdf/ePub eBook Author: H. S. Rosenbaum
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483218163
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Microstructures of Irradiated Materials by H. S. Rosenbaum Summary

Treatise on Materials Science and Technology, Volume 7: Microstructures of Irradiated Materials covers the effects of irradiation on the microstructures of solids. The book introduces basic concepts and terminology and discusses the physical effects of irradiation, those having to do with the physical displacement of atoms and the subsequent atom rearrangements that can occur either by momentum transfer or by diffusional phenomena. The text also describes the chemical effects of irradiation, including diffusion, phase changes, precipitation of solute atoms, transmutations, and combinations of these. Some of the complex situations encountered in some nuclear fuels and structural materials of practical concern are also encompassed. Metallurgists, metallurgical engineers, ceramists, materials scientists, and people interested in the nuclear field will find the book invaluable.

Froggy's Best Christmas

Froggy's Best Christmas Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jonathan London
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101653396
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Froggy's Best Christmas by Jonathan London Summary

Froggy has never celebrated Christmas; usually he's taking his long winter's nap. But not this year! Froggy's best friend, Max the beaver, wakes him up to join the fun. Soon, Froggy's gotten into the swing of things: finding a tree, wrapping presents, singing carols, and enjoying a holiday feast. Join Froggy as he celebrates his very first, and very best, Christmas! "The humor and spirited artwork will put Froggy fans in the holiday mood!" (The Horn Book) "Children who have delighted in the earlier books about Froggy will cheer him along as he experiences his very first Christmas." (School Library Journal)

The Dog Who Came in from the Cold

The Dog Who Came in from the Cold Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Editor: Knopf Canada
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The Dog Who Came in from the Cold by Alexander McCall Smith Summary

The heartwarming and hilarious second installment in the Corduroy Mansions series presents the further adventures of Alexander McCall Smith's newest, already-beloved character: the Pimlico Terrier Freddie de la Hay. In the elegantly crumbling four-storey mansion block in Pimlico called Corduroy Mansions, the comings and goings of the wonderfully motley crew of residents continue apace. A pair of New Age operators has determined that Terence Moongrove's estate is the cosmologically correct place for their Centre for Cosmological Studies. Literary agent Barbara Ragg has decided to represent a man who is writing a book about his time "hanging out" with the abominable snowman. And, our small, furry, endlessly surprising canine hero, Freddie de la Hay - belonging to failed oenophile William French - has been recruited by MI6 to infiltrate a Russian spy ring. Needless to say, the other denizens of Corduroy Mansions have issues of their own. But all of it will be addressed with the wit, charm and insight into the foibles of the human condition that have become the hallmark of this truly peerless storyteller.

Spark

Spark Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Naoki Matayoshi
Editor: Pushkin Press
ISBN: 1782275916
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Spark by Naoki Matayoshi Summary

Hilarious, strange and moving in equal measure - a Japanese multi-million-copy smash hit about the struggles of a pair of young manzai stand-up comedians Tokunaga is a young comedian struggling to make a name for himself when he is taken under the wing of Kamiya, who is either a crazy genius or perhaps just crazy. Kamiya's indestructible confidence inspires Tokunaga, but it also makes him doubt the limits of his own talent, and dedication to Manzai comedy. Spark is a story about art and friendship, about countless bizarre drunken conversations and how far it's acceptable to go for a laugh. A novel about comedy that's as moving and thoughtful as it is funny, it's already been a sensation in Japan.

Dragons Love Tacos

Dragons Love Tacos Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Adam Rubin
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0399539301
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Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin Summary

A #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon, this deliciously funny read-aloud is an unforgettable tale of new friends and the perfect snack that will make you laugh until spicy salsa comes out of your nose. Dragons love tacos. They love chicken tacos, beef tacos, great big tacos, and teeny tiny tacos. So if you want to lure a bunch of dragons to your party, you should definitely serve tacos. Buckets and buckets of tacos. Unfortunately, where there are tacos, there is also salsa. And if a dragon accidentally eats spicy salsa . . . oh, boy. You're in red-hot trouble. This makes the perfect gift for any special occasion, from award-winning team of Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri who created Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel, El Chupacabras, High Five, Robo-Sauce, and Secret Pizza Party.

Learning from the Left

Learning from the Left Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Julia L. Mickenberg
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At the height of the Cold War, dozens of radical and progressive writers, illustrators, editors, librarians, booksellers, and teachers cooperated to create and disseminate children's books that challenged the status quo. Learning from the Left provides the first historic overview of their work. Spanning from the 1920s, when both children's book publishing and American Communism were becoming significant on the American scene, to the late 1960s, when youth who had been raised on many of the books in this study unequivocally rejected the values of the Cold War, Learning from the Left shows how "radical" values and ideas that have now become mainstream (including cooperation, interracial friendship, critical thinking, the dignity of labor, feminism, and the history of marginalized people), were communicated to children in repressive times. A range of popular and critically acclaimed children's books, many by former teachers and others who had been blacklisted because of their political beliefs, made commonplace the ideas that McCarthyism tended to call "subversive." These books, about history, science, and contemporary social conditions-as well as imaginative works, science fiction, and popular girls' mystery series-were readily available to children: most could be found in public and school libraries, and some could even be purchased in classrooms through book clubs that catered to educational audiences. Drawing upon extensive interviews, archival research, and hundreds of children's books published from the 1920s through the 1970s, Learning from the Left offers a history of the children's book in light of the history of the history of the Left, and a new perspective on the links between the Old Left of the 1930s and the New Left of the 1960s. Winner of the Grace Abbott Book Prize of the Society for the History of Children and Youth

Something's Wrong

Something's Wrong Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sam Smith
Editor: Wordctacher Publishing Group Ltd
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A transcript of 18 double-sided cassette tapes recorded by an ageing paranoid schizophrenic. They began as an attempt to bring some order to his fragmented thoughts - to discover the 'something wrong' that he feels is hiding within his mind. The tapes find their way to a campaigning mental health charity. Hence the transcription, hence this book.

Threaded for Trouble

Threaded for Trouble Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Janet Bolin
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Welcome back to Threadville, Pennsylvania, where crafts are king, and a “killer” sewing machine lives up to its name… Darlene Coddlefield, the winner of a national sewing competition, has come to Willow Vanderling’s embroidery shop, In Stitches, to be presented with a top-of-the-line Chandler Champion sewing and embroidery machine as her prize. But Darlene’s triumph is short-lived after she’s found dead under her sewing table, apparently crushed by the heavy machine. It soon becomes clear that this was no freak accident. Who had it in for Darlene Coddlefield? The long string of suspects includes Darlene’s fire chief husband. So Willow and her best friend, Haylee, become volunteer firefighters to uncover the truth. But when a second sewing machine sparks trouble, the friends realize they may have jumped from the frying pan into the fire…

The Couch Potato

The Couch Potato Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jory John
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Feeling fried? Peel yourself on the couch and meet your new pal-tato! The winning fourth picture book from the #1 New York Times bestselling creators of The Bad Seed, The Good Egg, and The Cool Bean, Jory John and Pete Oswald, will get you and your kids moving! The Couch Potato has everything he needs within reach of his sunken couch cushion. But when the electricity goes out, Couch Potato is forced to peel himself away from the comforts of his living room and venture outside. And when he does, he realizes fresh air and sunshine could be just the things he needs... Readers of all ages will laugh along as their new best spuddy learns that balancing screen time and playtime is the root to true happiness. Check out Jory John and Pete Oswald’s other funny, bestselling books for kids 4-8 and anyone who wants a laugh: The Bad Seed The Good Egg The Good Egg Presents: The Great Eggscape! That’s What Dinosaurs Do

Positioning Pooh

Positioning Pooh Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jennifer Harrison
Editor: Univ. Press of Mississippi
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Contributions by Megan De Roover, Jennifer Harrison, Sarah Jackson, Zoe Jaques, Nada Kujundžić, Ivana Milković, Niall Nance-Carroll, Perry Nodelman, David Rudd, Jonathan Chun Ngai Tsang, Nicholas Tucker, Donna Varga, and Tim Wadham One hundred years ago, disparate events culminated in one of the most momentous happenings in the history of children’s literature. Christopher Robin Milne was born to A. A. and Dorothy “Daphne” Milne; Edward Bear, a lovable stuffed toy, arrived on the market; and a living, young bear named Winnie settled in at the London Zoo. The collaboration originally begun by the Milnes, E. H. and Florence Shepard, Winnie herself, and the many toys and personalities who fed into the Pooh legend continued to evolve throughout the twentieth and twenty-first centuries to become a global phenomenon. Yet even a brief examination of this sensation reveals that Pooh and his adventures were from the onset marked by a rich complexity behind a seeming simplicity and innocence. This volume, after a decades-long lull in concentrated Pooh scholarship, seeks to highlight the plurality of perspectives, modes, and interpretations these tales afford, especially after the Disney Corporation scooped its paws into the honeypot in the 1950s. Positioning Pooh: Edward Bear after One Hundred Years argues the doings of Pooh remain relevant for readers in a posthuman, information-centric, media-saturated, globalized age. Pooh's forays destabilize social certainties on all levels—linguistic, ontological, legal, narrative, political, and so on. Through essays that focus on geography, language, narrative, characterization, history, politics, economics, and a host of other social and cultural phenomena, contributors to this volume explore how the stories open up discourses about identity, ethics, social relations, and notions of belonging. This first volume to offer multiple perspectives from multiple authors on the Winnie-the-Pooh books in a single collection focuses on and develops approaches that bring this classic of children’s literature into the current era. Essays included not only are of relevance to scholars with an interest in Pooh, Milne, and the “golden age” of children’s literature, but also showcase the development of children’s literature scholarship in step with exciting modern developments in literary theory.

Simple Bags Japanese Style

Simple Bags Japanese Style Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Akiyo Kajiwara
Editor: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 1461751667
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Simple Bags Japanese Style by Akiyo Kajiwara Summary

22 stylish bag designs in a simple Japanese-inspired style Projects include a laptop bag, pocketbooks, knitting and sewing organizers, a thermos cover, a bread bag, a paintbrush case, and a variety of purses and shoulder bags Includes patterns and complete step-by-step instructions Composed mostly out of simple rectangles and squares, the bags are easy to make and have a clean, modern look

Buffi's Dress Design: Sew 30 Fun Styles

Buffi's Dress Design: Sew 30 Fun Styles Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Buffi Jashanmal
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Show off your style with eye-catching homemade dresses. In this fun, easy-to-follow guide, Project Runway contestant Buffi Jashanmal shows you how to create your own custom-fitted dresses or revamp a piece that’s already hanging in your closet. Learn to design personalized patterns for three basic dress shapes — the shift, the sheath, and the princess seam — and make them rock by exploring variations with measurements and fabric types. Your dresses will fit your body, suit your taste, and express your individuality.

GB, GB/T, GBT - Product Catalog. Translated English of Chinese Standard (All national standards GB, GB/T, GBT, GBZ)

GB, GB/T, GBT - Product Catalog. Translated English of Chinese Standard (All national standards GB, GB/T, GBT, GBZ) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: https://www.chinesestandard.net
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GB, GB/T, GBT - Product Catalog. Translated English of Chinese Standard (All national standards GB, GB/T, GBT, GBZ) by https://www.chinesestandard.net Summary

[Tips: You may ADDITIONALLY write to [email protected] for unprotected true-PDF] This document provides the comprehensive list of Chinese National Standards - Category: GB; GB/T, GBT.