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Letters to Billie By Thomas Blecher
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A book of photos and letters of praise about the remarkable Billie Hockett.
Summer Camp Jobs USA (paperback 2010) By Michael Pastore
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Summer Camp Jobs USA: How to Find Your Job, Get Your Job and Love Your Job. Edition 2010. This is the paperback with 204 pages - 30,000 words. Summer Camp Jobs USA is packed with detailed information... More > about how to land the best jobs at American summer camps. The book explains how to look for the jobs, how to apply for the jobs, and how to match your unique skills, personality, and interests with the camp that is just right for you. You’ll also learn about 20 websites that will jumpstart your job search; how to prepare for the job interview; and how to increase your chances for success.The book’s 25 lively chapters provides more than a dozen games kids love to play; advice for preventing homesickness; and a checklist for making your camp sustainable. High-school students have a chapter devoted to their job needs; and international staff seeking USA employment will find useful advice. An ebook edition for $ 4 (in PDF and EPUB) is available from the Zorba Press website: http://www.Zorba.us< Less
Traveler's Zenlightenment! By Michael Pastore
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Here is a feast of wise sayings, electrifying passages, original haiku and remarkable remarks, each one pointing the way to happiness and inner peace. The 400-plus immortal thoughts include more than... More > 50 original never-published-before gems of Eastern wisdom by Hokkumeboshi and Ming Li. This new 2007 edition contains every word and every illustration in its larger-sized big brother, Zenlightenment! Page count: 232 pages. The book is a pocket-sized paperback, 4.25" x 6.88". Price: $ 18 plus shipping.< Less
The Ugly Answer Book By Michael Pastore
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The Ugly Answer Book contains no questions, but all the brief answers to the popular paperback You're Ugly and Your Mother Dresses You Funny. (You’ll need to buy or borrow You’re Ugly and... More > Your Dresses You Funny for The Ugly Answer Book to make sense.). These books help parents, caregivers — and everyone who works with children — to cultivate positive, caring, and creative relationships with kids. For each of the 101 problems, the book contains: • Brief and insightful comments about each problem • W.H.I.R.L. (What Happened In Real Life) --- how the parents or caregivers actually reacted and responded in these 101 situations; Also included is oOur 6-Step C.A.R.I.N.G. strategy for responding to all varieties of problematic behavior. New in paperback for 2007, The Ugly Answer Book is the latest in our line of fine books about how to work with children without using force, rewards, or punishments.< Less
New Techniques in Child Maintenance By Michael Pastore
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Child Maintenance is the work of keeping a child in optimum condition: giving the child the physical and emotional nourishment that she needs so that she will be able to love, to learn, to play, to... More > appreciate Nature, and to think soundly. For the health and happiness of children and childhood everywhere, adults need to stop punishing children, and instead discover more life-enhancing and creative methods to connect to kids. Written for parents, teachers, — and everyone who works with children — this book offers a lively blend of thought-provoking ideas and practical advice. • Find responses to misbehavior that are caring and calm • Give up the cycle of punishing, threatening, and yelling at kids • Understand what misbehavior is, and why children misbehave • Transform problems into opportunities that deepen your rapport with the child • Prevent misbehavior by nourishing the child's creativity New for 2007, the book contains 27 chapters, sample problems, and a comprehensive Index.< Less
Anna The Adventuress By E. Phillips Oppenheim
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"You were born for great things," he said ... "For great passions, for great accomplishments. Will you find your destiny, I wonder, or go through life like so many others — a... More > wanderer, knocking ever at empty doors, homeless to the last? Oh, if one could but find the way to your heart." Annabel Pellissier, frightened and confused, allows Sir John Ferringhall to believe that she is her sister, Anna. The deception grows, and Anna is forced to bear the burden of her sister's Paris reputation: that of being a coquette. Endless complications ensue when both sisters return to London. This is one of Oppenheim's most intriguing love stories, about one brave woman's quest to find love without sacrificing her integrity. This is the Complete and Unexpurgated Boston Edition that contains 77,000 words. This special edition of the book contains all the text in the original edition, and an essay about Oppenheim by Michael Pastore.< Less
A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens
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A Christmas Carol and Other Stories by Charles Dickens. This classic story of hope and laughter stars Ebenezer Scrooge, a greedy miser who feels no kindness or compassion for other human beings.... More > His one and only interest in life is to accumulate more wealth. One evening, before Christmas, Srooge meets the terrifying ghost of Jacob Marley, his former business partner who died seven years ago. "I am here to-night to warn you," says the chain-dragging and tormented Marley, "that you have yet a chance and a hope of escaping my fate." ... When Dickens wrote this story he "wept and laughed, and wept again," as he walked the streets of London all through the night. Other stories included here are "The Chimes"; "A Cricket on the Hearth"; "The Battle of Life"; and "The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain". This special edition of the book contains all the text in the original edition, a brilliant Introduction by John Cowper Powys, and an insightful Afterword by Michael Pastore.< Less
Curious Quest By E. Phillips Oppenheim
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Ernest Bliss is 25 years old, handsome, very rich and very bored with the luxuries that define his superficial lifestyle. When a selfless doctor refuses to shake Bliss’s hand, the young hero... More > grasps an unpleasant truth about himself. Now Bliss must discover if he has the pluck, ingenuity, and inner strength to transform his life. This Zorba Press Classics edition of the book contains all the text in the original edition (published in 1919, the same year as another self-quest novel, Siddhartha), an illustration (the one and only) from the orginal book, and an essay about Oppenheim by Michael Pastore.< Less
Am I a Holocaust Survivor? By Dorothee E. Krahn
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This vivid, moving, and beautifully written story depicts the life and struggles of a Jewish girl in Germany (and later, England) during the late 1930s and the beginnings of World War II. Every word... More > is true. Author Dorothee E. Krahn writes: "Much has been written about the Holocaust. People like Eli Wiesel have described the atrocities in all their gory detail. My purpose in this story was to draw attention to a somewhat different aspect: The erosion of a protective judiciary, and the gradual disappearance of the free press, all which eventually led to the total loss of personal liberties and with that, ultimately, of personal responsibilities. 'We followed orders' —- let it be a warning for our times."< Less
The Job of Writing By Elinore Denniston
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Elinore Denniston lays out, without waste or bombast, the experience of a lifetime of writing – as a translator, ghost writer and widely read mystery writer. Her passion for the written word,... More > its power and importance to the human condition, is evident from the first page of this book to the last. She began writing as a translator in New York City in the 1930s, and wrote under the pen name of Dennis Allen, and later of Rae Foley, creating a dedicated following of those who appreciate well-plotted, carefully crafted mysteries without the debris of four letter words and pointless violence. This book is, more than anything, a word of encouragement and advice to one who would be a writer.< Less