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Such a good book, and an easy read ! definetly worth reading! The Age of Miracles: A Novel by Karen Thompson Walker - On a seemingly ordinary Saturday in a California suburb, Julia and her family awake to discover, along with the rest of the world, that the rotation of the earth has suddenly begun to slow. The days and nights grow longer and longer, gravity is affected, the environment is thrown into disarray. (Bilbary Town Library: Good for Readers, Good for Libraries)
Add it to my reading list: The Age Of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker
Book Review - Adult Fiction. The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker. The "genre" of this book is debatable - it's been called literary fiction, but reads more like Young Adult. Click for full review.
The Age of Miracles by Karen Walker Tompson
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The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker - just finished for our book club- interesting read but overall not my favorite
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Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley
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... classic, classic novel by John Corey Whaley, Where Things Come Back
Where Things Come Back book cover Via: Guys Lit Wire
Where the Wild Things Are (Caldecott Collection) by Maurice Sendak: In the forty years since Max first cried "Let the wild rumpus start," Maurice Sendak's classic picture book has become one of the most highly acclaimed and best-loved children's books of all time. Now, in celebration of this special anniversary, introduce a new generation to...
Enjoy the rumpus, Mr. Sendak. We'll miss you around here.
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In the forty years since Max first cried "Let the wild rumpus start," Maurice Sendak's classic picture book has become one of the most highly acclaimed and best-loved children's books of all time. This was one of my children's favorite books. Now I get the pleasure of introducing it each year to my class. They love to stomp their feet when Max says, "Now let the rumble begin"
This is a classic. Where the Wild Things Are (Caldecott Collection) by Maurice Sendak: In the forty years since Max first cried "Let the wild rumpus start," Maurice Sendak's classic picture book has become one of the most highly acclaimed and best-loved children's books of all time. Now, in celebration of this special anniversary, introduce a new generation to...
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, my favorite childhood book
10 children's books worth reading again: "Where The Wild Things Are"
Kids books - Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak.
great list of read-alouds
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Geek parent's book list to read to kids.
67 geek books to read to kids before 10.
list of good kids books to read :)
children's books to read
67 books geek parents should read to their kids before age 10
10 Books You Must Read to Your Daughter (or How to Keep Your Daughter from Ending Up Like That Horrid Girl in Twilight) Some I haven't cracked in a while...or at all.
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Titled: 10 Books You Must Read to Your Daughter (Or How to Keep Your Daughter From Ending Up Like That Girl in Twilight)
10 Books You Must Read to Your Daughter (or How to Keep Your Daughter from Ending Up Like That Horrid Girl in Twilight) Some of my old favorites on this list and some new ones that I've never heard of... OR JUST GOOD BOOKS TO READ!
10 Books You Must Read to Your Daughter (Or How to Keep Your Daughter From Ending Up Like That Horrid Girl in Twilight) | Carrots for Michaelmas ("...a reading list containing female characters that could put a smack down on Bella Swan any day of the week and reveal what a real woman looks like.")
10 Books you must read to your daughter (or how to keep your daughter from ending up like that horrid girl in twilight) A lot of the books in the comments are great books as well! Can't wait to look into some of these!
The American Way of Eating by Tracie Mcmillan.
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The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table by Tracie McMillan // “So far as I can tell, changing what’s on our plates simply isn’t feasible without changing far more,” she writes. “Wages, health care, work hours and kitchen literacy are just as critical to changing our diets as the agriculture we practice or the places at which we shop.”
1950s motherhood. Not quite like the Cleavers...
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"Life Among the Savages" by Shirley Jackson - chronicle of her family life; makes me laugh every time I read it.
Life Among The Savages - Shirley Jackson (must read this)
<3 THIS...This is such a great (and funny) book about motherhood in the 1950's by writer mom shirley jackson. click through for a review.
I first read this book when I got it through the Scholastic Book Club when I was in the fifth grade. It has remained a favorite...hilariously written.
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Another of my favorite Shirley Jackson books. A funny memoir about family life.
Love the blog. Want the book.
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Forgotten Bookmarks - A Book Seller's Collection of Odd Things Lost Between the Pages... I love finding little things used as book markers, but this guy found some really amazing stuff!
Forgotten Bookmarks: A Bookseller's Collection of Odd Things Lost Between the Pages by Michael Popek. Pictures and ticket stubs, old recipes and notes, valentines, unsent letters, four-leaf clovers, etc., found by a used-book dealer. Funny and touching.
Readers theater scripts here, alphabetically
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Readers theatre scripts listed alphabetically.
Readers theater scripts here, alphabetically...fantastic and fun way to build fluency!
Readers theater scripts listed alphabetically
online scrabble with friends
Readers theater scripts alphabetically organized.
The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World by Chris Guillebeau is based on the idea that life is too short to waste it on things you don't want to be doing. This book offers and advice and inspiration for finding success and happiness by living your life on your own terms.
It's a book. There.
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Set your own rules and live the life you want with the art on non conformity.
ServicefromHeart book review on The Art of Non-Conformity by Chris Guillebeau
The art of nonconformity by Chris Guillebeau
The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World: Chris Guillebeau
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Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? Seths great guide to managing careers in the new economy
Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
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Recommended by Kristin.
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The Forgotten Garden - My Favorite book
The Forgotten Garden. Great book and fun read
The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton Good book, but I'm still trying to digest and analyze this one.
The Forgotten Garden~ by Kate Morton I can't wait to read this book! Looking forward to the future when I get because my book club just recommended it!
one of my all-time favorites. so incredibly good. a little bit of "The Secret Garden," a little bit of fairy tales; a little bit of present, a little bit of past. poignant and perfect.
Kate Morton's The Forgotten Garden takes root in your imagination and grows into something enchanting--from a little girl with no memories left alone on a ship to Australia, to a fog-soaked London river bend where orphans comfort themselves with stories of Jack the Ripper, to a Cornish sea heaving against wind-whipped cliffs, crowned by an airless manor house where an overgrown hedge maze ends in the walled garden of a cottage left to rot. This hidden bit of earth revives barren hearts, while the mysterious Authoress's fairy tales (every bit as magical and sinister as Grimm's) whisper truths and ignite the imaginary lives of children. As Morton draws you through a thicket of secrets that spans generations, her story could cross into fairy tale territory if her characters weren't clothed in such complex flesh, their judgment blurred by the heady stench of emotions (envy, lust, pride, love) that furtively flourished in the glasshouse of Edwardian society. While most ache for a spotless mind's eternal sunshine, the Authoress meets the past as "a cruel mistress with whom we must all learn to dance," and her stories gift children with this vital muscle memory.
The Grief of Others | Leah Hager Cohen | A wise and compassionate novel that looks frankly at the ways members of a family can wound and betray each other, even when trying to do just the opposite.
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The Grief of Others: Leah Hager Cohen - Book Club 2013: February
A novel about family, friends, difficult emotions, human relationships that is very complex and painful at times, but is ultimately quite hopeful. Very much worth reading.
Reminder to self: Diligence and priorities!
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Book Of Mormon, Another Testament of Jesus Christ. www.lds.org My favorite book.
The Book of Mormon- Truly life changing!! Read it! This is my favorite book and I know the things it contains are true. Read it and it will bless your life.
If one scoffs at the missionary's explanation of the Book of Mormon, he is in so many words claiming it to be false: That it is a deceiving fraud formulated through the efforts and talents of a common man. What is produced by one man can always be duplicated by another. The challenge that the Book of Mormon makes to the world is that of duplication. Because the book complies with every one of the following conditions, in order to produce a similar record, one must comply with the same conditions. Here is the challenge: Can you accept it? 1. Write a history of ancient Tibet covering a period from 600 B.C. to 450 A.D. Why ancient Tibet? Because you know no more about Tibet than Joseph Smith (or anyone else) knew about ancient America. 2. You are 23 years of age. 3. You have had no more than three years of formal school education, and have spent your life in backwoods farming communities. 4. Your history must be written on the basis of what you now know. There was no library that held information for Joseph Smith. You must use none. There is to be no research of any kind. 5. Your history must be 531 pages and over 300,000 words in length. 6. Other than a few grammatical corrections, you must have no changes in the text. The first edition as you dictate it to your secretary must stand forever. 7. This record is to contain the history of two distinct and separate nations, along with histories of different contemporary nations or groups of people. 8. You must describe their religious, economic, political, and social cultures and institutions. Cover every phase of their society, including the names of their coins. 9. Change your style of writing many times. Many ancient authors contributed to the Book of Mormon, each with his own style. 10. Weave into your history the religion of Jesus Christ and the pattern of Christian living. 11. You must claim that your smooth narrative is not fiction with moral value, but true and sacred history. 12. You must include in you book fifty-four chapters dealing with wars, twenty-one historical chapters, fifty-five chapters on visions and prophecies. Remember, when you begin to write visions and prophecies, you must have your record agree meticulously with the Bible. You must write seventy-one chapters on doctrine and exhortation, and you must check every statement with the scriptures or you will be proven a fraud. You must write twenty-one chapters on the ministry of Christ, and every thing you claim he said and every testimony you write in your book about Him must agree absolutely with the New Testament. 13. Many of the facts, claims, ideas, and statements given as absolute truth in your writing must be entirely inconsistent with the prevailing beliefs of the world. Some of these worldly beliefs must be the direct opposite of your claims. 14. Included in your narrations will be authentic modes of travel; whether or not those ancient people used fire; description of their clothing, crops, mourning customs, and types of government. You must invent about 280 new names that will stand up under scrutiny through the years as to their proper application and derivation. 15. You will have to properly use figures of speech, similes, metaphors, narrations, exposition, descriptions, oratory, epic lyric, and parables. 16. You must invite the ablest scholars and experts to examine the text with care, and you must strive diligently to see that your book gets into the hands of those eager to prove it a forgery, and who are most competent to expose every flaw in it. 17. Thorough investigation, scientific and historical evidence, and archeological discovery for the next 125 years must verify its claims and prove detail after detail to be true, for many of the details you put in your history are still buried beneath the soil of Tibet. 18. You must publish it to every nation, kindred, tongue, and people declaring it to be the word of God and another witness for the Lord Jesus Christ. 19. The book must not contain any absurd, impossible, or contradictory statements. Your history must not contain any statement that will contradict any other statement elsewhere in the volume. 20. Many theories and ideas as to its origin must arise, and after discovering and examining the facts, they must fail. You have claimed that your knowledge had come from divine origin, and this claim continues to stand as the only possible explanation. The strength of this explanation must not decrease as time passes, but actually increases to the point where it becomes the only logical explanation. 21. Your record is to fulfill many Bible prophecies, even in the exact manner in which it shall come forth, to whom delivered, its purposes, and its accomplishments. 22. Call down an angel from heaven in the middle of the day and have him bear testimony to four honest, dignified citizens of your community that the record is the word of God. These witnesses must bear the angel's testimony to the world, not for profit or gain, but under great sacrifice and severe persecution, even to their death beds. You must put that testimony to the test by becoming an enemy to these men. 23. Thousands of great men, intellectual giants, national and international personalities, and scholars for 165 years must accept your history and its teachings even to the point of laying down their life rather than deny their testimony of it. 24. You must include with within the record this promise: "And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask God the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, He will manifest the truth of it unto you by the power of the Holy Ghost." 25. Missionaries must bear record to the world for the next 165 years that they know the record to be true because they put the promise to the test and found it to be true. The truth of it was manifested to them by the power of the Holy Ghost. 26. Over 52,900 plus competent salesman must be so sold on your book that they gladly give up two or more years of their lives to take it to all parts of the world for distribution. They not only pay their own way during these years, but return bearing testimony that the time spent will remain as one of the highlights of their lives. They receive nothing in return for their efforts but the joy of having shared your book with others. 27. Your book must not only raise the standards of millions of people but do it in such a way that they become one of the great moral, ethical, and dynamic marvels of the day. They must become world renowned for this. 28. For the next 20 years you must watch those that follow and you, your family, and the dearest of your loved ones persecuted, driven time after time from their homes, beaten, tortured, starved, frozen and killed. Tens of thousands must undergo the most extreme hardships in your presence just because they believe your claims concerning the origin and content of what you have written on ancient Tibet. 29. You must gain no wealth from your work, but many times lose all that you have. Like those that believe you, you must submit yourself to the most vile persecution. And finally after 20 years of this, give your own life in a very savage and brutal manner, for your testimony concerning your history book. This must be done willingly on your part. 30. Start right now and produce this record which covers 1,000 years of history, doing it, not in the peaceful atmosphere of your community, but under the most trying of circumstances which include being driven from your home several times, and receiving constant threats upon your life. Please have your book completed, talk a friend into mortgaging his farm to raise money to have it printed - all in 60 days. There is only one answer: The Book of Mormon is a divine record. If not, its origin must be stated and its claims must be explained by the critic. It isn't enough to merely discard it as false and forget about it! The first thing to do in examining any ancient text is to consider it in the light of the origin and background there is no need to look farther, since historical forgery is virtually impossible.
The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ, held to be a holy book of scripture to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Book of Mormon! Definitely the number one book worth reading.
Stanfords entire photography course. Online. Free.
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FREE online photography class you help with that new camera you got this past holiday season from Stanford University
A free online photography course...sign me up!! Stanfords entire photography course. Online. Free.
Stanford's free, online photography class. There's officially no reason to suck. You can learn the STANFORD way. CS 178 - Digital Photography
CS 178 - Digital Photography - Link to the ACTUAL Stanford Photography Class, which is free online.
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Interesting reading about keeping a visual journal
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art journal ideas
Various Students, Art Center College of Design "Visual journaling is a way to record life's experiences, feelings, emotional reactions, o...
15 reasons to keep a visual journal #art #journal
article about keeping a visual art journal
List of reasons to keep a visual journal / art journal / daily journal - terrific inspiration.
Instructions on why and how to keep an artist journal.
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
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Another morbid favorite of mine. A fascinating read about the use of cadavers over the centuries.
An Amazing book
Stiff - The Curious Life of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach... this was one of the most "interesting" books I have read in a long time. Weirdly good.
Stiff - The Curious Life of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach. Great book!