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The Story of Henry Ford - An American Dream Cone True By Henry Ford et al.
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FEW PEOPLE have had the transformative success as Henry Ford of Dearborn Michigan, USA. While his life-story transformed the nation and the world, the effects on its author are less understood.... More > The purpose of this book is to explore his story as an additional study to Napoleon Hill's bestselling “Think and Grow Rich.” In Hill's book, few individuals in it have more anecdotes used as examples than Ford – excepting Thomas Edison himself (who gave Ford an early boost in one of his companies.) In most days, people are challenged by their environment. They can rise to the challenge, or succumb to it. A rare few among them can see opportunity and seize it – creating a new world from a unique and unstoppable vision they hold. With Ford, we can also gain more insight into his philosophy of achievement, and how this affected Hill in his own studies. Even today, Ford's ideals have a great deal to say about how we can approach our own life. Now, it's over to you.< Less
The Story of Henry Ford - An American Dream Cone True By Henry Ford et al.
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FEW PEOPLE have had the transformative success as Henry Ford of Dearborn Michigan, USA. While his life-story transformed the nation and the world, the effects on its author are less understood.... More > The purpose of this book is to explore his story as an additional study to Napoleon Hill's bestselling “Think and Grow Rich.” In Hill's book, few individuals in it have more anecdotes used as examples than Ford – excepting Thomas Edison himself (who gave Ford an early boost in one of his companies.) In most days, people are challenged by their environment. They can rise to the challenge, or succumb to it. A rare few among them can see opportunity and seize it – creating a new world from a unique and unstoppable vision they hold. With Ford, we can also gain more insight into his philosophy of achievement, and how this affected Hill in his own studies. Even today, Ford's ideals have a great deal to say about how we can approach our own life. Now, it's over to you.< Less
Frozen In Time: An Early Carte De Visite Album from New Bedford, Massachusetts By Susan Snow Lukesh
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Susan Snow Lukesh takes a mid-nineteenth century photo album from New Bedford, Massachusetts, created against a backdrop of the Civil War, and moves the people seemingly frozen in time backwards and... More > forwards. The details of daily living, of the marrying, working, and dying of the individuals in the album demonstrate the personal side of the development of this famous whaling capital through its transition to a strong mill economy. These details also show how the financial and intellectual capital of the city fueled development throughout the United States. At their creation photograph albums portrayed, and then continued to portray years later, a community, albeit selective. Importantly, these albums, especially the album presented here, served as a source for personal and collective storytelling, functioning as links to the past, offering intimations of status and social connections and family genealogy.< Less
Frozen in Time: An Early Carte de Visite Album from New Bedford, Massachusetts By Susan Snow Lukesh
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Susan Snow Lukesh takes a mid-nineteenth century photo album from New Bedford, Massachusetts, created against a backdrop of the Civil War, and moves the people seemingly frozen in time backwards and... More > forwards. The details of daily living, of the marrying, working, and dying of the individuals in the album demonstrate the personal side of the development of this famous whaling capital through its transition to a strong mill economy. These details also show how the financial and intellectual capital of the city fueled development throughout the United States. At their creation photograph albums portrayed, and then continued to portray years later, a community, albeit selective. Importantly, these albums, especially the album presented here, served as a source for personal and collective storytelling, functioning as links to the past, offering intimations of status and social connections and family genealogy.< Less
Frozen in Time: An Early Carte de Visite Album from New Bedford, Massachusetts By Susan Snow Lukesh
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Susan Snow Lukesh takes a mid-nineteenth century photo album from New Bedford, Massachusetts, created against a backdrop of the Civil War, and moves the people seemingly frozen in time backwards and... More > forwards. The details of daily living, of the marrying, working, and dying of the individuals in the album demonstrate the personal side of the development of this famous whaling capital through its transition to a strong mill economy. These details also show how the financial and intellectual capital of the city fueled development throughout the United States. At their creation photograph albums portrayed, and then continued to portray years later, a community, albeit selective. Importantly, these albums, especially the album presented here, served as a source for personal and collective storytelling, functioning as links to the past, offering intimations of status and social connections and family genealogy.< Less
American Auto Trail - Florida's U.S. Highway 27 By Lyn Wilkerson
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U.S. Highway 27 is part of the western route of the Dixie Highway into Florida. This highway cuts through the State Capital of Tallahassee, deep in the early plantation history and pioneering days... More > of the Panhandle. From Tallahassee, it travels down the spine of the Peninsula, around Lake Okeechobee, to Miami Beach) This edition adds text navigation to improve access to each guide segment.< Less
Trap Door Readers By Arwen Spor
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This file includes instructions and printables for making your own sliding readers, which help children learn to decode words. A child slides the trap door out, revealing one letter at a time. He or... More > she can be encouraged to say the sounds together more and more quickly, then reveal the picture, which corresponds to the word. 24 phonetic cvc (consonant vowel consonant) words are included in lowercase, capital and American cursive.< Less
Before Adam By Jack London
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A young man in modern America is terrorized by visions of an earlier, primitive life. Across the enormous chasm of thousands of centuries, his consciousness has become entwined with that of... More > Big-Tooth, an ancestor living at the dawn of humanity. Big-Tooth makes his home in Pleistocene Africa, a ferocious, fascinating younger world torn by incessant conflict between early humans and protohumans. Before Adam is a remarkable and provocative tale that thrust evolution further into the public spotlight in the early twentieth century and has since become a milestone of speculative fiction. The brilliance of the book lies not only in its telling but also in its imaginative projection of a mindset for early humans. Capitalizing on his recognized ability to understand animals, Jack London paints an arresting and dark portrait of how our distant ancestors thought about themselves and their world.< Less
The Declaration of Independence By Howard Steiner
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The Young Patriot's Reader series is written for parents who wish to provide their children with an appreciation of America and its history from an early age. Ensuring that our children are taught... More > the essential lessons of our history—in the context of liberty, natural rights, limited government, and free market capitalism—is just too important to leave to chance or the school system. The Young Patriot's Reader series will build your child's reading skills while instilling the pride and sense of responsibility he or she will need to "...secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity.” The Declaration of Independence volume of the series celebrates: - American Exceptionalism - The vision of the Founding Fathers - Liberty and Freedom - Unalienable Rights - The sacrifices made by the Founders - The roots of the American Revolution ...and the risks taken with “a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence” that we may now live in freedom.< Less
Flappers and Philosophers By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Flappers and Philosophers was F. Scott Fitzgerald's initial encore - his first collection of short fiction, published in 1920 to capitalize on the success of This Side of Paradise, the novel that had... More > made him famous at the age of twenty-three. Some of his best early stories are included here: 'The Offshore Pirate', 'Bernice Bobs Her Hair', 'The Ice Palace' and 'Benediction'. In these narratives Fitzgerald presented his prototypical Jazz-Age heroines, beautiful and wilful young women who later became trademarks of his fiction. *Flappers and Philosophers* marked F. Scott Fitzgerald's entry into the realm of the short story, in which he adroitly proved himself "a master of the mechanism of short story technique" *(Boston Transcript).* Several of his most beloved tales are represented in this collection of eight, with their particularly O. Henry­-like twists; the poignant "Benediction" and "The Cut-Glass Bowl"; and "The Offshore Pirate," the octet's opening and most romantic story.< Less