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The Battle-Ground By Ellen Glasgow
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TOWARD the close of an early summer afternoon, a little girl came running along the turnpike to where a boy stood wriggling his feet in the dust. "Old Aunt Ailsey's done come back,"... More > she panted, "an' she's conjured the tails off Sambo's sheep. I saw 'em hanging on her door!" The boy received the news with an indifference from which it blankly rebounded. He buried one hare foot in the soft white sand and withdrew it with a jerk that powdered the blackberry vines beside the way. "Where's Virginia?" he asked shortly. The little girl sat down in the tall grass by the roadside and shook her red curls from her eyes. She gave a breathless gasp and began fanning herself with the flap of her white sunbonnet. A fine moisture shone on her bare neck and arms above her frock of sprigged chintz calico.< Less
Spiderman III : Of Birds of Prey & Creeping Things By John Landau
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Spiderman is back! With over 70 original black and white photo illustrations, giving it a very comic-book, broadside feel! In light and springy verse that carries through adventure with élan... More > and drama! Now his nemesis the Vulture comes to haunt the town with gory carnage! Can Spiderman defeat this wrathful foe? And at what cost? Peter will pay the ultimate price, give up his very heart to save the city! Come watch a hero weep, and earn his hard-won laurels with a sacrifice. Will he ever be the same? Tune in and see! Once again, poet John Landau translates pop culture into the eternal carnival-speech of verse, taking you on a rollicking ride through the webhead's bumpy life, to set a new adventure on its sail! The sequel to "Of men and spiders sing", the origin-song, and "Of sand and strands, unspindle", facing him with the slippery villain of sand, Spiderman III continues this tangled romp of acrobatics, agile pugilism, and quips and capers!Romance, adventure, and tragedy. For all ages.< Less
The Cook Islands: South Pacific Soul Food By Dave Underwood
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Everyone should visit the South Pacific once in their life. The Polynesian isles are remote and largely untainted by tourism. Many long to visit, but few actually make the journey. The idea of an... More > island hopping holiday in a land dominated by sublime emerald lagoons teeming with marine life and fringed by white sand beaches guarded by coconut palms was hard to shake. Add a culture of fun loving, chilled out locals whose priority is to sing, dance, eat and fish, and you have the perfect antidote to life as we know it. A chance to recalibrate and de-stress; get a fresh perspective. That’s what the Cook Islands propaganda will have you believe. And that’s exactly what we found. Join me, Karen, and four special friends as we explore two Cook Islands gems - Rarotonga and Aitutaki - on a two-week indulgence in South Pacific Soul Food.< Less
Systems Practices as Common Sense By Walter Sobiw
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On July 16, 1945 the first nuclear bomb was detonated at White Sands Proving Ground in New Mexico. The Trinity nuclear test forever changed the world. There were massive developments that arose from... More > this huge event like Interstate Freeways and the Semi Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE). Additionally Systems Engineering emerged. It was matured and honed to such a level that many in the field started to view it as common sense. Unfortunately what might be considered common sense or just training from one perspective might be viewed as significant knowledge and education from another perspective. This knowledge was captured in the complex collection of for profit companies, non-profit companies, think tanks, and national labs. Now we are faced with the dilemma that many of these institutions have disappeared and many of the practitioners have died. This book is an attempt to capture some of this knowledge and pass it to the next generation.< Less
Anne of Avonlea By L.M. Montgomery
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Anne of Avonlea is a novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery. It was first published in 1909. Anne is about to start her first term teaching at the Avonlea school, although she will still continue her studies... More > at home with Gilbert, who is teaching at the nearby White Sands School. The book soon introduces Anne's new and problematic neighbor, Mr. Harrison, and his foul-mouthed parrot, as well as the twins, Davy and Dora. They are the children of Marilla's third cousin and she takes them in when their mother dies while their uncle is out of the country. Dora is a nice, well-behaved girl, while Davy is much more of a handful and gets into many scrapes. They are initially meant to stay only a short time, but the twins' uncle postpones his return to collect the twins and then eventually dies, and Marilla is relieved to know the twins will remain with her.< Less
Anne of Avonlea By L.M. Montgomery
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Anne of Avonlea is a novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery. It was first published in 1909. Anne is about to start her first term teaching at the Avonlea school, although she will still continue her studies... More > at home with Gilbert, who is teaching at the nearby White Sands School. The book soon introduces Anne's new and problematic neighbor, Mr. Harrison, and his foul-mouthed parrot, as well as the twins, Davy and Dora. They are the children of Marilla's third cousin and she takes them in when their mother dies while their uncle is out of the country. Dora is a nice, well-behaved girl, while Davy is much more of a handful and gets into many scrapes. They are initially meant to stay only a short time, but the twins' uncle postpones his return to collect the twins and then eventually dies, and Marilla is relieved to know the twins will remain with her.< Less
Obododike: Land of the Brave By Kingsley Ezenwaka
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On a certain clear night in the middle of the harvest season, two young rascals made a foray into the grooves of the ancient gods, and succeeded in awakening to life a long dormant deity called... More > Ikorommuo - the masked spirit of death. Three seasons later, three mighty kingdoms had been reduced to ruins, and a fourth, Obododike, was next in line. Ikorormmuo was simply unstoppable; Obododike was on the brink of extinction. At the last moment however, the solution was revealed: a skin-bag of white sand from the shrine of the deity himself would cleanse the land of his wrath. But knowing the solution was one thing; actually carrying it out was another. For the shrine was located in the most terrible place imaginable: the Land of the Dead. To undertake this terrible mission, eight people were chosen: an ancient dibia, a young maiden, and six outcasts. This is the tale of their sojourn in the land of the dead - the tale of their bravery, valor, and sacrifice.< Less
Anne of Avonlea By Lucy Maud Montgomery
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The book starts by revealing that Anne is to be the teacher of the Avonlea School, although she will still continue her studies at home with Gilbert, who is teaching at the nearby White Sands School.... More > The book soon introduces Anne's new and problematic neighbor, Mr. Harrison and his foul-mouthed parrot, as well as the twins, Davy and Dora. They are the children of Marilla's third cousin and she adopts them when their mother dies. Dora is a nice, well-behaved girl, while Davy is much more of a handful and gets into many scrapes. Other characters introduced are some of Anne's new pupils, such as Paul Irving, an American boy living with his grandma in Avonlea. He delights Anne because of his imagination and childish ways, which are a lot like Anne's in her childhood. Later in the book, Anne and her friends meet Miss Lavender, a nice but lonely lady who had been engaged to Paul's father 25 years before.< Less
Obododike: Land of the Brave By Kingsley Ezenwaka
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On a certain clear night in the middle of the harvest season, two young rascals made a foray into the grooves of the ancient gods, and succeeded in awakening to life a long dormant deity called... More > Ikorommuo - the masked spirit of death. Three seasons later, three mighty kingdoms had been reduced to ruins, and a fourth, Obododike, was next in line. Ikorormmuo was simply unstoppable; Obododike was on the brink of extinction. At the last moment however, the solution was revealed: a skin-bag of white sand from the shrine of the deity himself would cleanse the land of his wrath. But knowing the solution was one thing; actually carrying it out was another. For the shrine was located in the most terrible place imaginable: the Land of the Dead. To undertake this terrible mission, eight people were chosen: an ancient dibia, a young maiden, and six outcasts. This is the tale of their sojourn in the land of the dead - the tale of their bravery, valor, and sacrifice.< Less
Anne of Avonlea By Lucy Maud Montgomery
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The book starts by revealing that Anne is to be the teacher of the Avonlea School, although she will still continue her studies at home with Gilbert, who is teaching at the nearby White Sands School.... More > The book soon introduces Anne's new and problematic neighbor, Mr. Harrison and his foul-mouthed parrot, as well as the twins, Davy and Dora. They are the children of Marilla's third cousin and she adopts them when their mother dies. Dora is a nice, well-behaved girl, while Davy is much more of a handful and gets into many scrapes. Other characters introduced are some of Anne's new pupils, such as Paul Irving, an American boy living with his grandma in Avonlea. He delights Anne because of his imagination and childish ways, which are a lot like Anne's in her childhood. Later in the book, Anne and her friends meet Miss Lavender, a nice but lonely lady who had been engaged to Paul's father 25 years before.< Less

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