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Youth By Isaac Asimov
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Isaac Asimov's timeless short story originally published in 1952. Two young friends, Slim and Red discover two small strange creatures. Red decides he has an opportunity to join the circus with his... More > new pets, but Slim has his reservations.< Less
Youth By Isaac Asimov
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Isaac Asimov's timeless short story originally published in 1952. Two young friends, Slim and Red discover two small strange creatures. Red decides he has an opportunity to join the circus with his... More > new pets, but Slim has his reservations.< Less
Youth By Isaac Asimov
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Isaac Asimov's timeless short story originally published in 1952. Two young friends, Slim and Red discover two small strange creatures. Red decides he has an opportunity to join the circus with his... More > new pets, but Slim has his reservations.< Less
Youth By Isaac Asimov
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Slim is a boy whose astronomer father is visiting the country estate of an important industrialist. The industrialists son, Red, has found two strange animals, and he enlists Slim in a plan to turn... More > the animals into a circus act. The astronomer, meanwhile, tells the industrialist that he has been in contact with space aliens who want to open up their world to interstellar trade. Their world needs help, the astronomer says; ever since the atomic wars that destroyed their old civilization, the world has been regressing. Unless something is done, their culture may be facing total collapse. Youth is one of the rare Asimov stories with alien characters. Safe for kids to read too.< Less
Peck's Bad Boy With the Circus By George W. Peck
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Peck's 4th "Bad Boy" book, this time "Relating the experiences of the Bad Boy and his Dad during their travels around with a circus." The Bad Boy gets his Dad in hot water in... More > every conceivable way, and plays jokes and pranks on everyone under and around the big top, from the Clown to the Manager, and from the Monkey to the Elephant. Described by the publisher as "Rip-roaring, side-splitting fun from beginning to end," it is a funny look inside the mind of publisher/author/politician George Peck. NOTE: Please read through the Preview for this book before purchasing. An Editor's Warning details an issue in terms used in the book that many people should understand before buying this book. THIS IS NOT A BOOK FOR CHILDREN!< Less
A UNIQUE STORY OF A MARVELLOUS CAREER. LIFE OF CIRCUS FOUNDER Hon. PHINEAS T. BARNUM. ---- By JOEL BENTON
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A UNIQUE STORY OF A MARVELLOUS CAREER. LIFE OF Hon. PHINEAS T. BARNUM. ---- COMPRISING HIS BOYHOOD, YOUTH, ... By JOEL BENTON. CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. IN THE BEGINNING. Family and Birth--School... More > Life--His First Visit to New York City--A Landed Proprietor--The Ethics of Trade--Farm Work and Keeping Store--Meeting-house and Sunday-school--"The One Thing Needful." CHAPTER II. EARLY YEARS AT BETHEL. Death of his Grandmother and Father--Left Penniless and Bare-footed--Work in a Store--His First Love--Trying to buy Russia--Uncle Bibbin's Duel CHAPTER III. BUSINESS LIFE Removal to Brooklyn--Smallpox--Goes Home to Recover His Health--Renewed Acquaintance with the Pretty Tailoress--First Independent Business Venture--Residence in New York--Return to Bethel--Anecdotes< Less
A UNIQUE STORY OF A MARVELLOUS CAREER. LIFE OF CIRCUS FOUNDER Hon. PHINEAS T. BARNUM. ---- By JOEL BENTON
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A UNIQUE STORY OF A MARVELLOUS CAREER. LIFE OF Hon. PHINEAS T. BARNUM. ---- COMPRISING HIS BOYHOOD, YOUTH, ... By JOEL BENTON. CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. IN THE BEGINNING. Family and Birth--School... More > Life--His First Visit to New York City--A Landed Proprietor--The Ethics of Trade--Farm Work and Keeping Store--Meeting-house and Sunday-school--"The One Thing Needful." CHAPTER II. EARLY YEARS AT BETHEL. Death of his Grandmother and Father--Left Penniless and Bare-footed--Work in a Store--His First Love--Trying to buy Russia--Uncle Bibbin's Duel CHAPTER III. BUSINESS LIFE Removal to Brooklyn--Smallpox--Goes Home to Recover His Health--Renewed Acquaintance with the Pretty Tailoress--First Independent Business Venture--Residence in New York--Return to Bethel--Anecdotes< Less
Fledgling Days By Peter Laine
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In an unnamed city, Robert Cole, a young boy struggling to understand life, embarks on a journey. In this quixotic tale, he leaves behind an argumentative family that ignores his true passion: music.... More > Alone and distant, he finds life on the road isn’t so easy. There he meets a hungry bear; a lying vagabond; a group of circus performers that hide secrets in whispers; befriends a female singer of a questionable past; follows the bad advice of a band called The Warf Rats; falls in love; and discovers the importance of the past. Music resonates on each page as Robert Cole moves through this raucous tale. Enchanted by lush scenery and colorful characters, Fledgling Days is substantive, stylish, and often times comic adventure that will keep you reading until the last page.< Less
The Adventures of Uffe the Gnome By Valerie Baadh Garrett, Michael Garrett
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Uffe the Gnome is a cheerful little character created to encourage romping and creative movement for children. His adventure tales told in rhythm and rhyme have served as scripts for youth circus,... More > classroom activities, and as a First Grade or English language reader. Written by two Waldorf and Spacial Dynamics® teachers, the vivid imagery of the stories will "move" the child to romp, run, jump, roll, and tromp along with Uffe (pronounced, "Oofah") and his friends. Enhancing the qualities and quantities of healthy developmental movement for the young child is essential for brain and social development, for learning and for life. In English with Chinese title in translation. Audio CD is available at www.movementacademyproject.com< Less
Queen of the Air By Joseph Stuhl
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From Margot Fonteyn’s longest and closest friend in America, Joseph Stuhl, comes a novel about mystery, intrigue, conviction and romance from the 1930s through the end of World War II. The... More > story, told in the refined voice of high-Victorian English, follows the life of Remo, the single child of a refugee mother, who runs from the German village of his youth to become the blacksmith’s assistant for the traveling circus. Twists of fate and his great physical beauty lead him to become the intimate assistant of The Great Adrienne—most famous aerialist of her time and legend of all time. An unknown French painter had convinced her to sit for a portrait, and the result was a masterpiece that launched his rise as the most famous painter of his time. The painting mysteriously disappears for decades, and does not turn up again until the death of its subject, Adrienne, who has lied about it, except in her will.< Less