the gas line is leaking, the bird is gone from the cage, the skyline is dotted with vultures;Benny finally got off the stuff and Betty now has a jobas a waitress; andthe chimney sweep was quite delicate as hegiggled up through the soot.I walked miles through the city and recognizednothing as a giant..
When Betty MacDonald married a marine and moved to a small chicken farm on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State, she was largely unprepared for the rigors of life in the wild. With no running water, no electricity, a house in need of constant repair, and days that ran from four in the morning t..
The beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the century, Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a poignant and moving tale filled with compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, crowded with life and people and incident. The story of young, sensitive, and i..
A timeless classic is reborn From Betty Smith--author of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, one of the most beloved novels of the past century--comes an unsentimental yet radiant and powerfully uplifting tale of young hearts and marriage.In 1927, in Brooklyn, New York, Carl Brown and Annie McGairy meet and ..
Buddhism is all about training the mind, and boot camp is an ideal training method for this generation's short attention span. The chapters in this small book can be read in any order, and are simple and easy to understand. Each story, inspirational quote, and teaching offers mindfulness-enhancing t..
Mr. and Mrs. Crabbe are enjoying their seaside vacation . . . until a certain dog blows away their umbrella with an enormous fart. Before long, Walter is banned from the beach. While Walter is stuck in the beach house, Betty and Billy hunt for treasure out on a sandbar. As soon as they find a nickel..
This work consists of 29 frank conversations which drummer Arthur Taylor held with jazz musicians of the 60s and 70s - including Betty Carter, Kenny Clarke, Ornette Coleman, Dizzy Gillespie, Elvin Jones, Max Roach and Sonny Rollins. The role of black artists in a white society is tackled...
This is a read-aloud book about life on the farm. The book is brought to life through colour illustrations. Join Betty and Bobby and the sheep, pigs, ponies, chickens, cows, and geese as they go about their day...
In August 1984, Michigan housewife Betty Mahmoody accompanied her husband to his native Iran for a two-week vacation. To her horror, she found herself and her four-year-old daughter, Mahtob, virtual prisoners of a man rededicated to his Shiite Moslem faith, in a land where women are near-slaves and ..
"It was Christmas Eve. Big snowflakes fluttered slowly through the air like white feathers ""and made all of Heavenly Valley smooth and white and quiet and beautiful." So begins the story of two orphaned sisters at Mrs. Monday's Boarding School. But nothing is heavenly for Nancy and Pamela (aka Plum..
The Breakfast Bunch have joined the mathletes team, and are all set to win the championship trophy for Thompson Brook Elementary School--they only need to beat the defending champs from Willowby Academy. But Lunch Lady notices something strange about the opposing matheletes and their sinister coach...
Not since Betty Eadie's "Embraced by the Light" has a personal account of a Near-Death Experience (NDE) been so utterly different from most others--or nearly as compelling. In the thirty years since Raymond Moody's "Life After Life" appeared, a familiar pattern of NDEs has emerged: suddenly floating..
Presence is an intimate look at the development of a new theory about change and learning. In wide-ranging conversations held over a year and a half, organizational learning pioneers Peter Senge, C. Otto Scharmer, Joseph Jaworski, and Betty Sue Flowers explored the nature of transformational change-..
Lunch Lady and Betty have been unceremoniously cut from the school budget, and the timing couldn't be worse--the villains from all nine of her previous adventures are worming their way back into Thompson Brook with a masterfully devious plan. Will the Breakfast Bunch still be able to count on Lunch ..
Music and lyrics for over 200 songs. "John Henry," "Goin' Home," "Little Brown Jug," "Alabama-Bound," "Ten Thousand Miles from Home," "Shack Bully Holler," "Black Betty, ""The Hammer Song," "Bad Man Ballad," "Jesse James," "Down in the Valley," "The Bear in the Hill," "Shortenin' Bread," "The Ballad..
"Betty O'Barley and Harry O'HayWere scarecrows. (They scared lots of crows every day.)Harry loved Betty, and Betty loved Harry,So Harry said, 'Betty, my beauty, let's marry!Let's have a wedding, the best wedding yet,A wedding that no one will ever forget.'"And
so begin the plans for the best weddi..
Comedy / Casting: 4m, 3f w/doubling / Scenery: 2 exteriors The time-shifting comedy by the author of Top Girls created a sensation Off-Broadway directed by Tommy Tune. Here we are in 1880 darkest but British Africa as portrayed in old movies, plays and novels. Only with a difference. Both parody and..
(Fake Book). The Real Books are the best-selling jazz books of all time. Since the 1970s, musicians have trusted these volumes to get them through every gig, night after night. The problem is that the books were illegally produced and distributed without any copyrights or royalties paid to the maste..
Whether you are a business manager, teacher, writer, technician, or student, you'll find "Drawing on the Artist Within" the most effective program ever created for tapping your creative powers. Profusely illustrated with hundreds of instructional drawings and the work of master artists, this book is..
Are Your Boundaries Being Violated? Boundaries separate us from others physically and emotionally. In fact, they are essential for our mental and physical health as well as for developing healthy relationships. Yet every day, people's boundaries are violated by friends, family, or coworkers. Despit..
Robert Blair was about to knock off from a slow day at his law firm when the phone rang. It was Marion Sharpe on the line, a local woman of quiet disposition who lived with her mother at their decrepit country house, The Franchise. It appeared that she was in some serious trouble: Miss Sharpe and he..
Bruce and Betty were going camping. Bailey had to stay home. "You're too little," said his brother. "You can go in a few years," said his sister. But Bailey didn't want to wait. And, with the help of Mama and Papa, Bailey went camping right where he was..
Anthony has two dollars and three quarters and one dime and seven nickels and eighteen pennies. Nicholas has one dollar and two quarters and five dimes and five nickels and thirteen pennies. Alexander has...bus tokens. And even when he's rich, pretty soon all he has is bus tokens. He was rich. Last ..
Thirty million Americans are gluten-intolerant or have a gluten sensitivity, eliminating it from their diets because gluten a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley has been implicated in health issues ranging from respiratory problems and abdominal discomfort to anemia, anxiety, and infertility. T..
"Fans of Child's irrepressible, impulsive picture-book heroine -- as well as kids who have not yet had the pleasure of making her acquaintance -- will devour her first chapter-book adventure." --PUBLISHERS WEEKLY It's not easy to concentrate at school when mysterious things are happening all around ..
* New edition features never-before-published photographs of rooms decorated during the Obama and Bush presidencies. Published in conjunction with the White House Historical Association. Ever since the White House was built over 200 years ago, its decor has been of great interest to visitors, histor..
The Bug Squad is back in a story about playing together, problem solving, and saying you're sorry in this hardcover picture book from the "New York Times" bestselling "Ladybug Girl" series. This book was a "Jumpstart" Read for the Record Book. The Bug Squad - Bumblebee Boy, Dragonfly Girl, and Butt..
Soon it will be Mother's birthday, and Flicka, Ricka, and Dicka can't think of what to give their Mother. Aunt Betty shows them how to bake a cake by themselves. All is fine until the girls put the cake in the oven and go out to play. Will they remember the cake before it burns?..
This rich, enthusiastic guide to the Tucson, Rincon, Santa Catalina, and Santa Rita Mountains has been completely revised. Betty Leavengood's fourth edition of her bestselling Tucson Hiking Guide offers new routes and updated access information, detailed maps, and clear descriptions to area trailhea..
What do Paul Bunyan, Charles Lindbergh, and Jesse Ventura have in common? Minnesota, of course In this book, historian Norman K Risjord offers a grand tour of the state's remarkable history. This highly readable volume details everything from the glacial formation of the land to the arrival of the ..
Long ago, the only berries on the tundra were hard, tasteless, little crowberries. As Anana watches the ladies complain bitterly while picking berries for the Fall Festival, she decides to use her magic to help. "Atsa-ii-yaa (Berry), Atsa-ii-yaa (Berry), Atsaukina " (Be a berry ), Anana sings under ..
A 2017 Newbery Honor BookA young girl's kindness, compassion, and honesty overcome bullying. ? An NPR Best Book of the Year? A Booklist Best Book of the Year? An Entertainment Weekly Best Middle Grade Book of the Year? A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year? A..
A 2017 Newbery Honor BookNew York Times Bestseller A young girl's kindness, compassion, and honesty overcome bullying. ? An NPR Best Book of the Year? A Booklist Best Book of the Year? An Entertainment Weekly Best Middle Grade Book of the Year? A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year? A Shelf Awarene..
"Ten Who Changed the World" is seminary president Daniel Akin's powerful tribute to the transformational work done by some truly inspiring Christian missionaries. With each profile, he journeys into the heart of that gospel servant's mission-minded story and makes a compelling connection to a simila..
A MEMOIR OF BETTY WHITE'S FIRST FIVE DECADES ON TELEVISION--AS IRREVERENT AND IRRESISTIBLE AS THE BELOVED ACTRESS HERSELF BETTY WHITE first appeared on television in 1949 and has gone on to have one of the most amazing careers in TV history, starring in shows such as "Life with Elizabeth, The Mary T..
The story of the making of a classic and groundbreaking TV show, as experienced by its producers, writers, and cast. When writer-producers James L. Brooks and Allan Burns dreamed up an edgy show about a divorced woman with a career, the CBS executives they pitched replied: "American audiences won't ..
Now in softcover A five star-reviewed, unforgettable story that bestselling author Homer Hickam calls "one of the most eloquent, moving, irresistible true stories" he's ever read. "The Waiting" will touch your heart and make you believe in love's enduring legacy, as well as the power of prayer.In 1..
Many Christians considering missionary service are more fearful of support raising than of being martyred on the mission field. Many, after having responded to God's call to missionary service, have struggled unsuccessfully to raise and maintain adequate support. However, thousands of others stand s..
Joan Price is talking out loud about later-life sexuality. With a foreword by Betty Dodson, "Naked at Our Age" candidly addresses senior sexuality in all its colors--the challenges, disappointments, and surprises, as well as the delights and the love stories. "Naked at Our Age" gives people over fif..
Move over Betty Crocker--101 Things to Do With a Cake Mix will amaze your friends and leave them Jell-O green with envy From Snickers Surprise Cookies to Christmas Rainbow Poke Cake, it's the best thing to happen in the kitchen since your last romantic rendezvous So what are you waiting for? Grab ..
Who are the Rat Queens? A pack of booze-guzzling, death-dealing battle maidens-for-hire, and they're in the business of killing all god's creatures for profit. It's also a darkly comedic sass-and-sorcery series starring Hannah the Rockabilly Elven Mage, Violet the Hipster Dwarven Fighter, Dee the At..
Third book in the Old Filth trilogy (Old Filth, The Man in the Wooden Hat, Last Friends). The marriage of Edward Feathers and Betty as seen through the eyes of Edwards friend and Betty's lover Terry Veneering...
Now in paperback, the bestselling exploration of the effects of the mind-body connection on stress and diseaseCan a person literally die of loneliness? Is there such a thing as a ""cancer personality""? Drawing on scientific research and the author's decades of experience as a practicing physician, ..
The New York Times called Sir Edward Feathers one of the most memorable characters in modern literature. A lyrical novel that recalls his fully lived life, "Old Filth" has been acclaimed as Jane Gardam's masterpiece, a book where life and art merge. And now that beautiful, haunting novel has been jo..
Suicide Girls - Beauty Redefined explores the Suicide Girl phenomenon from their start in 2001 to their websites one million unique weekly visitors today. This giant tome provides a timely look at the fascinating women who created and inhabit the SG community. With an introduction by SG founder, Mis..
Growing up in the 1950s, Tom Bianchi would head into downtown Chicago and pick up 25-cent physique magazines at newsstands. In one such magazine, he found a photograph of bodybuilder Glenn Bishop on Fire Island. Fire Island sounded exotic, perhaps a name made up by the photographer, he recalls in th..
Our Mutual Friend, Dickens' last complete novel, gives one of his most comprehensive and penetrating accounts of Victorian society. Its vision of a culture stifled by materialistic values emerges not just through its central narratives, but through its apparently incidental characters and scenes. Th..
'A haunting and provocative debut.' - Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author of ORPHAN TRAINWhen Betty Gardiner dies, leaving behind an unkempt country home, her grandson and his young wife take a break from city life to prepare the house for sale. Nowell Gardiner leaves first t..
OVER 3 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE'You will quickly amaze and delight yourself. Hands down the best and most life-enhancing thing I've done in lockdown' India Knight, Sunday TimesDrawing on the Right Side of the Brain is the world's most widely used drawing instruction book. Whether you are a prof..
AMERICAS #1 BESTSELLING TELEVISION BOOK WITH MORE THAN HALF A MILLION COPIES IN PRINTNOW REVISED AND UPDATED!PROGRAMS FROM ALL SEVEN COMMERCIAL BROADCAST NETWORKS, MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED CABLE NETWORKS, PLUS ALL MAJOR SYNDICATED SHOWS!This is the must-have book for TV viewers in the new millenniumthe..
Has your child lived before?In this fascinating, controversial, and groundbreaking book, Carol Bowman reveals overwhelming evidence of past life memories in children.Not only are such experiences real, they are far more common than most people realize.Bowman's extraordinary investigation was sparked..
This New York Times bestselling account of books parachuted to soldiers during WWII is a ';cultural history that does much to explain modern America' (USA Today). When America entered World War II in 1941, we faced an enemy that had banned and burned 100 million books. Outraged librarians launched a..
The Old CrowdA Private FunctionPrick Up Your Ears102 Boulevard HaussmannThe Madness of King GeorgeStarring characters as diverse as George III, Marcel Proust, Joe Orton, and a pig called Betty, Alan Bennett's masterful work for the screen gives as much enjoyment in the reading as it did in the vi..
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER';A beautifully crafted memoir, rich with humor and wisdom.' Will Schwalbe, author ofThe End of Your Life Book Club';The idea of a cultured gay man leaving New York City to care for his aging mother in Paris, Missouri, is already funny, and George Hodgman reaps that humor wi..
Slapstick funny. . .the sermon on good neighbors and blessings in disguise comes just in time for Christmas. --Publishers WeeklyEven feisty prayer warrior Sister Betty has never seen the kind of trouble brewing at Crossing Over Sanctuary church. The financially-struggling members have until Christma..
The conversion of African-born slaves and their descendants to Protestant Christianity marked one of the most important social and intellectual transformations in American history. Come Shouting to Zion is the first comprehensive exploration of the processes by which this remarkable transition occur..