A Somali-English Bilingual Children's Picture Book. The hungry animals of the Somali forest have worked together to kill a big fat camel. Now they must decide how to divide it. Will the portions be... More > equal? Not with the lion in charge! Read this popular Somali fable and see why, as the other animals come to understand, "the lion's share is not fair!"< Less
In this hair-raising cautionary tale from Somalia, the Hargega Valley is plagued by the monstrous Dhegdheer, who gobbles up anyone unlucky enough to cross her path. A widow and her young son try to... More > escape her. Will they be Dhegdheer's next meal or will their virtue save them and help bring an end to Dhegdheer's reign of terror?< Less
The heart? The leg? The ribs? What part of the sheep is the answer to the Sultan's riddle? When wise Somali leader Wiil Waal asks the men in his province to bring him the part of a sheep that best... More > symbolizes what can divide men or unite them as one, most present him with prime cuts of meat. But one very poor man's daughter has a different idea. In this clever folktale, a father reluctantly follows his daughter's advice and has astonishing results.< Less
At Long last, Gifford Murphy has added his seething poetic voice to the tangled issue of gender equality with a surprising result for all. Drawing parallels from ancient and modern works of repute,... More > he has woven a uniquely masterful pieces that not only pays tribute to the vessels needed to channel love, but has asserted unquestionably that their position is valid.< Less
This is a prealgebra textbook, used by the Department of Mathematics at College of the Redwoods, Eureka, California, in their Math 376 course.
Errata and Individual chapter and solutions are... More > available at:
Receiving charity is often difficult for the active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This book steps through progressive concepts in assisting all who must receive, be it... More > the short or long term invalid, young mother, maturing grandparent, or those overwhelmed by tragic events-all of us at some point or another-to do so gracefully. In the process, it is hoped that the reader will also be filled with the pure love of Christ. For that is the only way to gain charity-to receive it.< Less
The long-standing war between the sexes is the stuff of legend. In TV ads, sitcoms and chick flicks everywhere, we've all seen the images—the long suffering woman and the clueless, insensitive... More > man.
But what if it's all a misunderstanding?
In this fairy tale for the contemporary woman, Kimberlee seeks advice and discovers a treasure chest of esoteric knowledge hidden within her own family. As she unravels the mysteries of men's behavior in this romantic journey, so will you. As she learns the Language of Heroes, and transforms how she relates to men, so will you.
Whether you're in love with men or frustrated by them—or both—The Queen's Code creates a new ethic and approach for interacting with men in a
way that honors both sexes. From eight distinct points-of-view, you'll get an intimate look inside the hearts and minds of both men and women as we
struggle to understand ourselves and each other.
Visit www.QueensCode.com for information, videos and more!
NOTE: DOES NOT INCLUDE ACCESS TO ONLINE E-READER< Less
The Nature of Science manual is an introductory science curriculum for middle school students receiving a classical, liberal arts education. The course is crafted to form in students a disposition of... More > receptivity towards the natural world and a holistic vision of the study of nature. The course emphasizes deep, careful reflection on in-class observations, experiments, and the students' ordinary experiences. In addition, it includes carefully selected original readings from the history of science which provide a theoretical foundation for thinking about the natural world and serve as models for scientific inquiry. To engage the question of the nature of science, students are exposed to the range of natural beings and concepts which are considered in science, and they are challenged to consider what it means to have scientific knowledge of natural beings. The curriculum has four parts: an introduction to nature and science, and subsequent introductions to biology, chemistry, and physics.< Less
The path of a writing career can be rocky and twisty and full of dead ends. But it’s also well traveled--and in WRITES OF PASSAGE, 59 mystery authors offer the secrets that helped them navigate... More > their success.
When you’re in need of an author’s roadmap, “pick up this book,” as Hank Phillippi Ryan says in the introduction. “Open it to any page. The sisters of SinC have shared their personal journeys—and they have many tales to tell.”
These tales reveal the “Writes of Passage” every author encounters, and Sisters in Crime hopes these beautifully told experiences will guide you along your way.< Less
It seems that more and more people are stressed these days. We have so many technological advances than those who have come before us, but we seem less in control and in management of our lives.
A... More > very basic need for all of us as Christians is the need to sit still—to simply learn to sit still with God and grow to know Him intimately. We need to learn that in sitting with our heavenly Father that He identifies Himself and speaks to us, allowing us to get to know Him more personally and to become acquainted with Him. It is in this kind of fellowship with Father that we begin to see the need to be still and quiet before Him and grow to enjoy the great benefits of such a relationship. The more we grow to know Him, the quieter our minds and hearts will become.< Less
Part coming of age story and part dirty realism. The Day The Cloud Stood Still is a sombre novella about a storm-not only the sort of storm that falls from the sky but also the sort of storm that... More > wells within us all, that tears us apart as much as it brings us together."
- Matt Margo, author of When Empurpled
"A meditation of familial disconnect, for Wilson Hart the freak blizzard battering his sleepy Middletown is nothing compared to the crippling storm indoors. Paced with nuance and subtlety. Patrick Trotti captures Wilson's dysfunctional 'in-between' phase with finesse and transitional grace. Suspenseful and engaging, The Day The Cloud Stood Still is a frosty comment on how we battle the wrath of uncontrollable elements, both in nature and in our own homes."
- Lena Olive, poet at The Laughing Heart Blog< Less
A photographic trip down memory lane recalling many of the colorful Conchs, legendary locals,iconic businesses and events that made Key West what it is today.Photos of the Monster Disco shows and... More > employees, early Fantasy Fest parades and costumes and outrageous personal parties and events with celebrity guests such as Leonard Bernstein and Divine. A little book with big memories of a very special time on the Island of Key West Florida during the 1970's and 80's.< Less
"Timeless" has fresh, insightful devotions based on a rich oak heritage of sermons prepared by Floyd Strater in his 60 years as a Pastor. Through humorous stories, great spiritual... More > insights, and candid reflections, his daughter, Kim Hamilton, leads you through a journey that will bring depth to your roots and growth to your character.< Less
A collection of short stories and non-fiction articles focussing on the Northern Ontario railroad town of Capreol. Featuring contributions by Steve Vernon, Jason Shayer, Matthew Del Papa, Lisa... More > Coleman-Brown, Betty Guenette, and Paul Mandziuk.< Less
This book tells the life story of a man who lived his life, served his country, and loved his family. The compelling stories are everyone's stories weaving in Americana, baseball, hunting and, above... More > all, the real-life war.< Less
This edition, edited by Trevor Cramer and Bodo Koenigsbeck contains the solo bassoon parts to the complete Vivaldi Bassoon Concertos (37). These are unedited and contain only those articulations and... More > dynamics that are presumed to be Vivaldi's. Editions for Bassoon and Piano & Bassoon and Orchestra are also available from the publishers TMP (USA) and Accolade (Germany)< Less
Three fiery plays from the heart of Los Angeles by acclaimed poet and playwright Lynn Manning. PRIVATE BATTLE, UP FROM THE DOWNS and THE LAST OUTPOST paint a searing, powerful portrait of people... More > trying to get by at all costs. With an introduction by Robert Egan.< Less
"This is the story of how my life changed forever..."
Shortly after moving into a new town, a hapless young man finds he's become the victim of a strange and ancient curse. Can he save... More > himself before it's too late? Or will he lose himself forever to the light of the full moon?
Find out in the pages of Woman by the Light of the Moon, from blackshirtboy.com.< Less