After award-winning books on environment and scores of articles, this is Gus Speth's first book of poetry. In it there are stories about people and their journeys, scathing but sometimes humorous commentary on current events, several reflections on climate risks and environmental loss and where that leaves us, and many other poems--philosophical, funny, or something else.
Kathryn Holzman's collection of short fiction explores the truce between Vermont's homesteaders and the second-home owners who co-exist in the lush Green Mountains. Whether sharing a blackberry patch with a bear or dropping off garbage at the local transfer station, life in Vermont unites its disparate residents in surprising ways.
Helena Pierce has an idea; a sweet, delicious, magical idea that is guaranteed to see her soul damned for all eternity. Naturally, as any self-respecting woman would tell you, it is her civil duty to drag her ever-faithful friend and husband, Simone, along for the ride. In the name of science, nothing is forbidden; nothing is ‘too far’. Well, maybe having a kid is a bit much.
When Aeva Jones wakes up in the middle of the night to her house on fire, she thinks her nightmares are just coming true. Until her friend, who she thought had been dead for two years, shows up and takes her away. Aeva doesn’t think it could get any worse. Her parents are dead, her friend she thought was dead isn’t, and there’s a target on her back for reasons she didn’t have anything to do with.
Teenagers Tara and Tatiana Wynne are twins living in the infamous Southern Gardens area. Despite being rampant with poverty, organized crime, and the threat of gentrification, the two have called it home ever since their mother became an addict. Despite their mother’s issues, Tara wants to live the fast life with Deon, a notorious drug lord who reigns over the area.
In this memoir, Lindorff delves into topics that he describes as “old friends”: death, dreams, spirits, the psychoid realm, quantum reality, psychic reality, consciousness as a dimension, soul, synchronicity, and initiation. Not only does he want to be remembered, he wants to influence what he is remembered for.
A prequel to the Lady Lucy series, youngsters are introduced to Lucy and some of her animal friends. In this book, she goes in search of a giraffe, one animal she has never seen. Through simple word use, repetition, and hide-and-seek, this book will become a favorite. Importantly, too, the story messages the importance of respecting diversity at all levels.
This book was written to encourage a love of poetry in children (and their adult reading partners). The book promotes the realization that poems can be filled with humor, multiple meanings and reflect real life experiences through the lens of words and word play.
Lady Lucy's Laugh Giraffe Journey is a fun, funny and fanciful joke book that showcases the principle: Laugh to Learn. First of all, giraffes are, by nature, funny creatures and so the jokes play off of the height of giraffes and their long long necks and their smiles and horns and friendly appearance.
La Saga de la Se orita Sof a es la historia de una ni a en rgica que deseaba ser un Caballero de la Edad Media. Se encuentra con muchos obst culos, pero encuentra el xito porque logra resolver problemas utilizando soluciones creativas e inesperadas. Con sus acciones y sus palabras muestra la importancia de perseguir metas y el poder de lo que es posible para ni os en todo el mundo.