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World of Wonders

Author : Aimee Nezhukumatathil
Publisher : Milkweed Editions
Page : 146 pages
File Size : 48,7 Mb
Release : 2020-09-08
Category : Nature
ISBN : 9781571319593

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World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil Pdf

“A poet celebrates the wonders of nature in a collection of essays that could almost serve as a coming-of-age memoir.” —Kirkus Reviews As a child, Nezhukumatathil called many places home: the grounds of a Kansas mental institution, where her Filipina mother was a doctor; the open skies and tall mountains of Arizona, where she hiked with her Indian father; and the chillier climes of western New York and Ohio. But no matter where she was transplanted—no matter how awkward the fit or forbidding the landscape—she was able to turn to our world’s fierce and funny creatures for guidance. “What the peacock can do,” she tells us, “is remind you of a home you will run away from and run back to all your life.” The axolotl teaches us to smile, even in the face of unkindness; the touch-me-not plant shows us how to shake off unwanted advances; the narwhal demonstrates how to survive in hostile environments. Even in the strange and the unlovely, Nezhukumatathil finds beauty and kinship. For it is this way with wonder: it requires that we are curious enough to look past the distractions in order to fully appreciate the world’s gifts. Warm, lyrical, and gorgeously illustrated by Fumi Nakamura, World of Wonders is a book of sustenance and joy. Praise for World of Wonders Barnes & Noble 2020 Book of the Year An NPR Best Book of 2020 An Esquire Best Book of 2020 A Publishers Weekly “Big Indie Book of Fall 2020” A BuzzFeed Best Book of Fall 2020 “Hands-down one of the most beautiful books of the year.” —NPR “A timely story about love, identity and belonging.” —New York Times Book Review “A truly wonderous essay collection.” —Roxane Gay, The Audacity

Worlds of Wonder

Author : Johanna Basford
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 82 pages
File Size : 44,6 Mb
Release : 2021-03-30
Category : Games & Activities
ISBN : 9780143136064

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Worlds of Wonder by Johanna Basford Pdf

From the creator of the worldwide bestsellers World of Flowers and Lost Ocean, a beautiful new coloring book that takes you on a captivating journey through imagined and fantastical realms. This isn't just a book; rather, it is a magical portal to many wondrous worlds. Within these pages you'll find tree-top castles, floating islands, and fairytale villages, all waiting to be brought to life in your colors. Go on an adventure and let your imagination roam from world to world, discovering enchanted sea turtles, curious cats, and lost song birds along the way. In this new coloring book, Johanna Basford lends her signature style of inky illustration to a series of brand new inkscapes and themes, all with a sprinkling of her much-loved botanicals. Get ready to discover whole new worlds of colors!

Worlds of Wonder, Days of Judgment

Author : David D. Hall
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Page : 332 pages
File Size : 41,9 Mb
Release : 1990
Category : History
ISBN : 0674962168

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Worlds of Wonder, Days of Judgment by David D. Hall Pdf

A look at 17th-century New England religion as it was practiced by the vast majority of the population, not by the clergy. This work offers insight into Puritan rituals, attitudes toward the natural word, and the creative tension between Puritan laity and clergy.

Animal Worlds of Wonder

Author : Anita Ganeri
Publisher : Sterling Children's Books
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 53,8 Mb
Release : 2019-08-13
Category : Animals
ISBN : 1454935502

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Animal Worlds of Wonder by Anita Ganeri Pdf

'Animal Worlds of Wonder' showcases the world's most incredible animals in their natural environments. Discover amazing animals and learn all about their natural environments: their place in the food chain, the animals they share their habitats with and much more. Divided into three sections showcasing animals on land, in water, and in the air, this book will introduce you to discover the worlds of animals from every corner of our incredible planet.

Worlds of Wonder

Author : David Gerrold
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 264 pages
File Size : 54,9 Mb
Release : 2001
Category : Science fiction
ISBN : PSU:000045700750

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Worlds of Wonder by David Gerrold Pdf

Offers advice for would-be science fiction writers, covering such topics as setting, plot, character, and dialogue, as well as the mechanics of grammar, tense, sentence structure, and paragraph transition.

Worlds of Wonder

Author : Jean-François Leroux,Camille La Bossière
Publisher : University of Ottawa Press
Page : 209 pages
File Size : 50,9 Mb
Release : 2004-02-18
Category : Literary Criticism
ISBN : 9780776617459

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Worlds of Wonder by Jean-François Leroux,Camille La Bossière Pdf

No longer dismissed as "escapist" reading, critics have finally discovered a brave new world of science fiction and fantasy literature. This book is a long-overdue tribute to this previously ignored genre, placing these works within a general context of Canadian literature and culture.

Worlds of Wonder

Author : David Gerrold
Publisher : BenBella Books
Page : 179 pages
File Size : 47,8 Mb
Release : 2018-04-03
Category : Self-Help
ISBN : 9781946885890

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Worlds of Wonder by David Gerrold Pdf

An in-depth writing guide from the author of one of the most popular episodes of Star Trek Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author David Gerrold delights and challenges readers with his detailed instruction for creating compelling tales of fantasy and science fiction. The creator of the famous Star Trek episode, "The Trouble With Tribbles" and many groundbreaking science fiction novels including The Man Who Folded Himself and When Harlie was One, Gerrold will inspire you with his passion for the craft. With expert insight and humor, Gerrold shares eye-opening writing tips based on his decades of experience. Inside, discover his techniques for creating fantasy worlds and alien races, developing your hero, writing good sex scenes, keeping imaginary elements believable, and so much more. This ebook edition of Worlds of Wonder is the perfect resource for sci-fi and fantasy writers seeking encouragement and "tricks of the trade" from one of the greats.

Age of Wonders

Author : David G. Hartwell
Publisher : Macmillan
Page : 313 pages
File Size : 46,9 Mb
Release : 2017-01-24
Category : Literary Criticism
ISBN : 9780765398130

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Age of Wonders by David G. Hartwell Pdf

Age of Wonders: Exploring the World of Science Fiction gives an insider's view of the strange and wonderful world of science fiction, by one of the most respected editors in the field, David G. Hartwell (1941-2016). David G. Hartwell edited science fiction and fantasy for over twenty years. In that time, he worked with acclaimed and popular writers such as Robert A. Heinlein, Poul Anderson, Frank Herbert, Roger Zelazny, Robert Silverberg, Gene Wolfe, Nancy Kress, L.E. Modesitt, Terry Bisson, Lisa Goldstein, and Philip Jose Farmer, and discovered hot new talents like Kathleen Ann Goonan and Patrick O'Leary. Now in Age of Wonder, Hartwell describes the field he loved, worked in, and shaped as editor, critic, and anthologist. Like those other American art forms, jazz, comics, and rock 'n' roll, science fiction is the product of a rich and fascinating subculture. Age of Wonder is a fascinating tour of the origins, history, and culture of the science fiction world, written with insight and genuine affection for this wonder-filled literature, and addressed to newcomers and longtime SF readers alike. Age of Wonder remains "the landmark work" Roger Zelazny called the first edition. The book contains sections that offer advice on teaching courses in science fiction, disquisitions on the controversial subgenre of hard SF, and practical explanations of the economics of publishing science fiction and fantasy. Age of Wonder still lives up to Hugo and Nebula Award winner Vonda McIntyre's description: "An entertaining and provocative book that will inspire discussion and argument for years to come." At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

World of Wonders Grade Pre-K My Word Book

Author : Donald Bear,McGraw-Hill
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
Page : 36 pages
File Size : 54,9 Mb
Release : 2015-05-26
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN : 0076661571

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World of Wonders Grade Pre-K My Word Book by Donald Bear,McGraw-Hill Pdf

Student consumable; 20 included with comprehensive package.

Rooms of Wonder

Author : Johanna Basford
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 81 pages
File Size : 41,5 Mb
Release : 2022-10-25
Category : Games & Activities
ISBN : 9780143136958

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Rooms of Wonder by Johanna Basford Pdf

From bestselling author Johanna Basford, a stunning new coloring book that invites artists to explore the great indoors Through her bestselling coloring books and distinctive illustrations, Johanna Basford's beautiful forests, ocean depths, and hidden magical kingdoms have enchanted millions of people around the world. In this newest work, Basford takes her audience indoors, inviting them to explore the wonders of the worlds within. Hidden within every illustration in Rooms of Wonder is a secret key and a locked door. Find the key, unlock the door and continue to the next room. Discover a busy craft studio, a wizard’s workshop, a mouth-watering ice cream parlour and an opulent banquet hall. With hidden treasures, curious spaces and a few enchanted interiors, all you need to do is unlock the first door and begin your magical journey. Now printed on a new snowy white paper, to allow for more vibrant coloring, but still with enough texture to blend and create wonderful colored pencil effects.

Time of Wonder

Author : Robert McCloskey
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 64 pages
File Size : 42,7 Mb
Release : 1989-06-15
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9780451481856

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Time of Wonder by Robert McCloskey Pdf

Winner of the Caldecott Medal! For fans of Blueberries for Sal, One Morning in Maine, and Make way for Ducklings. "Out on the islands that poke their rocky shores above the waters of Penobscot Bay, you can watch the time of the world go by, from minute to minute, hour to hour, from day to day . . ." So begins this classic story of one summer on a Maine island from the author of One Morning in Maine and Blueberries for Sal. The spell of rain, the gulls and a foggy morning, the excitement of sailing, the quiet of the night, the sudden terror of a hurricane, and, in the end, the peace of the island as the family packs up to leave are shown in poetic language and vibrant, evocative pictures.

World of Wonder

Author : Dawood Y. Farahi,Kean University
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 90 pages
File Size : 53,7 Mb
Release : 2004
Category : Children's reference books
ISBN : 0976389606

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Flickers

Author : Arthur Slade
Publisher : HarperCollins
Page : 256 pages
File Size : 41,7 Mb
Release : 2016-04-26
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781443416672

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Flickers by Arthur Slade Pdf

A movie scream so piercing, so chilling and so powerful, it will open up another dimension and summon something beyond all imagining . . . Far from the isolated prairie ranch where they were born, orphaned twins Isabelle and Beatrice Thorn are living a glamorous 1920s Hollywood life as wards of Mr. Cecil, a mysterious and influential director. Isabelle is a silent film starlet, destined for greatness in the very first talking picture—a horror flick that will showcase her famous scream, often seen but never before heard by audiences. Meanwhile, Beatrice spends her days hidden away on the Cecil estate with her books and her insect collection, scarves covering her birthmarks and baldness. But Beatrice’s curiosity about Mr. Cecil, the death of her parents, the appearance of scorpion hornets—creatures that should not exist on this earth—and the unsettling fates of two people who visited his estate is getting the better of her, and she’s starting to realize the director has truly dark designs for this movie.

Dreamworks Rise of the Guardians Worlds of Wonder

Author : Dreamworks,Cynthia Stierle
Publisher : Studio Fun International
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 48,7 Mb
Release : 2012-10-02
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 0794428037

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Dreamworks Rise of the Guardians Worlds of Wonder by Dreamworks,Cynthia Stierle Pdf

Open this deluxe, free-standing pop-up playset to display four beautifully illustrated and interactive scenes that showcase the wondrous worlds from the film The Rise of the Guardians: North's busy workshop, Tooth's magnificent palace, Bunny's lively warren, and the snow-covered town of Burgess. The book brings to light the legendary heroes who protect the hopes, dreams, and beliefs of children everywhere. The books opens into a playset, and kids can play with the press-out characters and pop-out scenes, and read about all the characters from the movie in the included paperback book.

Welcome to World of Wonders

Author : McGraw Hill
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 51,8 Mb
Release : 2016-05-26
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN : 0076783510

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Welcome to World of Wonders by McGraw Hill Pdf

This teacher PD resource offers an overview of the World of Wonders program, classroom set-up, and a research primer on important Pre-K research and topics.