The Story of Charlotte's Web: E. B. White's Eccentric Life in Nature and the Birth of an American Classic by Michael Sims: In 1970, E.B.White recorded the audio book. "But every time, he broke down when he got to Charlotte's death. And he would do it, and it would mess up. ... He took 17 takes to get through Charlotte's death without his voice cracking or beginning to cry." http://www.npr.org/2012/10/15/162735079/some-book-charlottes-web-turns-60# #Charlottes_Web #E_B_White #MIchael_Sims
Eat Move Sleep: How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes by Tom Rath: Since best-selling motivational author Rath was diagnosed at 16 with a rare disease, he has lived with the threat of tumors. He learned how everyday decisions affected the length and quality of his life and shares the results of his voracious reading and research."For managers to be successful, this book on eating, moving, and sleeping is essential." -THE GLOBE AND MAIL'S TOP BUSINESS BOOKS OF 2013 #Books #Health #Business
Your Brain On Nature: The Science of Nature's Influence on Your Health, Happiness and Vitality by Eva M. Selhub MD and Alan C. Logan MD who detail how the human brain is inextricably linked to the natural world, and how we can benefit from enhancing that connection. #Neuroscience #Well_Being #Nature
A Kiss for Little Bear (An I Can Read Book) by Else Holmelund Minarik. Pictures by Maurice Sendak: The classic Little Bear Series only grows more sweet and dear when read to succeeding generations! #Little_Bear #Else_Holmelund_Minarik #Maurice_Sendak
Based on the NPR series of the same name, This I Believe features eighty Americans--from the famous to the unknown--completing the thought that the book's title begins. Each piece compels readers to rethink not only how they have arrived at their own personal beliefs but also the extent to which they share them with others.
White Oleander By Janet Fitch 480 pages; Little, Brown & Company Page after page, I fell in love with a story that deeply moved me, and vivid passages that described the sky as the color of peaches and compared sorrow to the taste of a copper penny. —Oprah Featured in Oprah's Book Club 1999